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Student theses

  1. Doctoral Thesis
  2. The search for superluminous supernovae with the Dark Energy Camera

    Author: Papadopoulos, A., Apr 2016

    Supervisor: Professor Bob Nichol (Supervisor), D'Andrea, C. B. (Supervisor) & Sullivan, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  3. The sons of Neptune and of Mars: organisational identity and mission in the Royal Marines, 1827-1927

    Author: Bolt, J. D., Sep 2020

    Supervisor: Professor Bradley Beaven (Supervisor), Dr Karl Bell (Supervisor) & Dr Robert James (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  4. The sub-lethal impacts of waste water effluent and its components on Gammarus pulex

    Author: Love, A. C., Sep 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Alex Ford (Supervisor) & Crooks, N. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  5. The sum of all corruption: a grounded theory of corruption perceptions

    Author: Stiernstedt, P., Mar 2019

    Supervisor: Professor Mark Button (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  6. The sustainability of community-based ecotourism in southern Africa

    Author: Mearns, K. F., Jun 2010

    Supervisor: Edwards, V. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  7. The taxonomic diversity of British Jurassic pterosaurs

    Author: O’Sullivan, M., Dec 2015

    Supervisor: Professor David Martill (Supervisor) & Dr David Loydell (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  8. The thoughtful security practitioner: exploring reflective practice in security risk management

    Author: Alexander Nikolaus Hasenstab , Nov 2017

    Supervisor: Wakefield, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  9. The three aspects of police culture

    Author: Gowitzke, W., Nov 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Sarah Charman (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  10. The transparency of expertise in EU policy-making

    Author: Dr Mark Field , Mar 2015

    Supervisor: Heard-Laureote, K. (Supervisor), Professor Wolfram Kaiser (Supervisor) & Dr Robert Frith (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  11. The troublesome nature of significant learning for UK university business school students

    Author: Tymon, A., Sep 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Stephen Williams (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  12. The upper Silurian Downton Bone Bed of Weir Quarry, Herefordshire, England

    Author: Hauser, L. M., Oct 2019

    Supervisor: Dr David Loydell (Supervisor) & Professor David Martill (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  13. The use of computational fluid dynamics to simulate the flow in a high recirculation airlift reactor

    Author: de-Souza, A. C., 2000

    Supervisor: Professor David Sanders (Supervisor) & Poland, T. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  14. The use of measures of modularity in electronic design

    Author: Rogers, I. A., May 2012

    Supervisor: Professor David Sanders (Supervisor), Dr Giles Tewkesbury (Supervisor) & Robinson, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  15. The use of selected indicators to examine marine fishery sustainability within the Nigeria-Sao Tome & Principe Joint Development Zone

    Author: Danagalan, A., May 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Jonathan Potts (Supervisor), Goodhead, T. (Supervisor) & Dr Caroline Day (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  16. The volumetric rate of superluminous supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey

    Author: Thomas, B. P., Aug 2019

    Supervisor: Professor Robert Crittenden (Supervisor), Percival, W. (Supervisor) & Dr David Bacon (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  17. The wood boring amphipod Chelura (terebrans)

    Author: Green Etxabe, A., 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Simon Cragg (Supervisor) & Professor Alex Ford (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  18. The work of Ian McEwan: a psychodynamic reading of his work

    Author: Byrnes, B. C., 1999

    Supervisor: Saunders, J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Ryan, K. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  19. Thermal comfort during and following water immersion in humans

    Author: Guéritée, J., Feb 2013

    Supervisor: House, J. R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  20. Thermal modelling of the friction surfacing process

    Author: Jaworski, B., Dec 2003

    Supervisor: Byrne, J. (Supervisor), Vitanov, V. I. (External person) (Supervisor), Professor David Sanders (Supervisor) & Bedford, G. M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  21. Time is on my side...or is it? : do our subjective experiences of time perspective and representations of time influence emotions and goal achievement?

    Author: Richmond, J., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Wilson, C. (Supervisor), Cherryman, J. (Supervisor) & Zinken, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  22. To investigate relative effectiveness of the dimensions of interactivity

    Author: Wang, H., Jul 2011

    Supervisor: Fill, C. (External person) (Supervisor) & Wheeler, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  23. To what degree have the non-police public services adopted the National Intelligence Model? : what benefits could the National Intelligence Model deliver?

    Author: Osborn, N., May 2012

    Supervisor: James, A. (Supervisor) & Savage, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  24. Tout! in context 1968-1973: French radical press at the crossroads of far left, new movements and counterculture

    Author: McGrogan, M. C., Aug 2010

    Supervisor: Evans, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Wright, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  25. Towards a harmonized framework for high reliability organisations

    Author: Agwu, A., Jan 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Ashraf Labib (Supervisor) & Professor Alessio Ishizaka (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  26. Towards a new valuation model for heritage building assets

    Author: Forbes, S., Feb 2021

    Supervisor: Goodhead, T. J. (Supervisor) & Moobela, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  27. Towards a subjective knowledge elicitation methodology for the development of expert systems

    Author: West, D., Apr 1991

    Supervisor: Stowell, F. (Supervisor), Fluck, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Coleman, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  28. Towards a theory of e-participation: an actor-network theory (ANT) perspective

    Author: Yusuf, M., Jan 2017

    Supervisor: Adams, C. (Supervisor) & Dingley, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  29. Towards platforms for improved recommender systems at social media scale

    Author: Sowinski, C. D., Sep 2019

    Supervisor: Carpenter, B. (Supervisor), Dr Mohamed Bader-El-Den (Supervisor) & Dr Mo Adda (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  30. Towards the determination of surface energy at the nanoscale

    Author: Lamprou, D. A., Sep 2009

    Supervisor: Dr James Smith (Supervisor) & Dr John Tsibouklis (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  31. Tracing galaxy evolution through internal structures

    Author: Newnham, L. C., Sep 2019

    Supervisor: Masters, K. (Supervisor), Hess, K. (External person) (Supervisor) & Professor Bob Nichol (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  32. Tractive mechanisms for wall climbing robots

    Author: Cooke, D. S., 1999

    Supervisor: Prichard, B. (External person) (Supervisor) & Professor David Sanders (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  33. Trade union identities and the role of niche unionism: exploring contemporary United Kingdom trade unions

    Author: Smale, R. G., May 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Stephen Williams (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  34. Traffic channelisation and pavement deterioration: an investigation of the lateral wander on asphalt pavement rutting

    Author: Sinanmis, R., Apr 2020

    Supervisor: Dr Nikos Nanos (Supervisor), Dr Lee Woods (Supervisor) & Dr Stephanie Barnett (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  35. Training for success: an analysis of the Irish Garda Siochana trainee programmes from 1922 to present day

    Author: Foley, J. S. M., Feb 2014

    Supervisor: Clements, P. (Supervisor), Johnston, L. (External person) (Supervisor) & Jones, J. C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  36. Transatlantic policy networks and the formation of core Europe

    Author: Dr Brigitte Leucht , 16 Jun 2008

    Supervisor: Professor Wolfram Kaiser (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  37. Transcriptomic analysis of prostate cancer progression

    Author: Bickers, B. L., Jun 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Jeremy Mills (Supervisor), Cooper, A. J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Professor Darek Gorecki (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  38. Transferring the benefits of Agile project management using Scrum to a firm-fixed-price context: a study of German software development projects

    Author: Georges, D., Jan 2020

    Supervisor: Reed, D. M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  39. Transforming rehabilitation: : the reconfiguration of risk within a community rehabilitation company

    Author: Clift, S., Apr 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Michael Nash (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  40. Transforming the student’s experience in operating department practice: learning through simulation

    Author: Dr Mick Harper , 2014

    Supervisor: Markham, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  41. Transitional care of older patients utilising community pharmacists via the dMUR service

    Author: Ramsbottom, H., 2019

    Supervisor: Professor Paul Rutter (Supervisor) & Fitzpatrick, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  42. Translation in Lydia Davis's work

    Author: Evans, M., Jun 2011

    Supervisor: O'Sullivan, C. (External person) (Supervisor) & Nicol, B. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  43. Transnational socialist networks in the 1970s: the cases of European Community development aid and southern enlargement

    Author: Salm, C., Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Wolfram Kaiser (Supervisor) & Heard-Laureote, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  44. Trauma of the “Quasi-Prisoner” - the voice of visitors denied access at the prison gates.

    Author: Woodrow, A. J., Apr 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Jacki Tapley (Supervisor) & Professor Francis Pakes (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  45. Traversing trauma and consuming perverse pleasures in the neo-Victorian novel.

    Author: Scott, E. J., Sep 2014

    Supervisor: Dr Elodie Rousselot (Supervisor), Pulham, P. (Supervisor) & Dr Maggie Bowers (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  46. UK sales managers’ perceptions of the antecedents and moderating factors influencing the outsourcing of sales activities

    Author: Rogers, B., May 2013

    Supervisor: Rogers, B. (Supervisor), Wheeler, C. (Supervisor) & Professor Paul Trott (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  47. Ultrasound sensing and hand gesture recognition for dexterous prosthetic devices

    Author: Hettiarachchi, N., Sep 2015

    Supervisor: Professor Honghai Liu (Supervisor), Dr Zhaojie Ju (Supervisor) & Hand, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  48. Uncovering the iceberg: mandating the measurement of fraud

    Author: Tunley, M. J., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Mark Button (Supervisor) & Clements, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  49. Undercover and collective interviewing to detect deception

    Author: Jundi, S., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor), Professor Lorraine Hope (Supervisor) & Dr Sam Mann (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  50. Understanding and unraveling the therapeutic correctional relationship, using a participatory approach

    Author: Lewis, S., Apr 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Michael Nash (Supervisor) & Dr Dennis Gough (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  51. Understanding basement processes in sub-volcanic settings by laboratory measurement

    Author: Bakker, R. R., 2016

    Supervisor: Burg, J. P. (External person) (Supervisor), Dr Philip Benson (Supervisor), Violay, M. E. (External person) (Supervisor) & Rutter, E. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  52. Understanding consumers’ acceptance of mobile payments: a theoretical model and empirical validation

    Author: Chen, J., Mar 2007

    Supervisor: Adams, C. (Supervisor) & Professor Jim Briggs (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  53. Understanding dementia among the Bangladeshi community in England

    Author: Hossain, M. Z., Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Crossland, J. (Supervisor) & Dr Rebecca Stores (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  54. Understanding temporal and spatial temperature variation at the local scale in a high latitude environment

    Author: Pike, G., Jul 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Nick Pepin (Supervisor), Wilson, G. P. (External person) (Supervisor) & Dr Philip Soar (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  55. Understanding the process of psychological risk assessment: : exploring the experiences of psychologists, indeterminate sentenced prisoners and parole board members

    Author: Shingler, J., Nov 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Adrian Needs (Supervisor), Dr Stefanie Sonnenberg (Supervisor), Costall, A. (Supervisor) & Dr Paul Morris (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  56. Unravelling the choreography of the EnvZ/OmpR transmembrane Pas de Deux

    Author: Lawrence, R. J., Nov 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Roger Draheim (Supervisor), Dr Marianna Cerasuolo (Supervisor) & Professor Andrew Pickford (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  57. Urban environment cues for health and well-being in the elderly: an exploratory case study of two deprived wards in Portsmouth

    Author: Maria Anna Gardener , Mar 2021

    Supervisor: Dr Tarek Teba (Supervisor), Dr Heather Rumble (Supervisor), Professor Liz Twigg (Supervisor) & Lemes De Oliveira, F. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  58. Usage and safety of herbal medicines in patients attending primary and secondary care clinics in Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Author: Al Braik, F. A., Sep 2009

    Supervisor: Brown, D. (Supervisor) & Professor Paul Rutter (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  59. Use of agricultural waste fibres as enhancement of soil blocks for low-cost housing in Ghana

    Author: Danso, H., Mar 2016

    Supervisor: Dr Brett Martinson (Supervisor), Dr Muhammad Ali (Supervisor) & Professor John Williams (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  60. User based hybrid algorithms for music recommendation systems

    Author: Al-Maliki, M. S. L., Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Linda Yang (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  61. Users’ perceptions of control and mobile advertising effectiveness: theoretical reflections and empirical evidence

    Author: Miss Victoria Emily Broadbridge , Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Giampaolo Viglia (Supervisor), Clark, L. (Supervisor), Parsons, A. G. (Supervisor) & Dr Andy Williams (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  62. Using a supportive second interviewer to elicit cues to deceit

    Author: Shaw, D. J., Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor), Dr Sam Mann (Supervisor) & Dr Sharon Leal (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  63. Using galaxy surveys to understand the cosmological evolution

    Author: Ruggeri, R., Apr 2018

    Supervisor: Percival, W. (Supervisor) & Gil Marin, H. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  64. Using pre-recorded investigative interviews to improve the quality of complainant evidence in rape cases

    Author: Westera, N., Dec 2011

    Supervisor: Kebbell, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Professor Becky Milne (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  65. Utility of the Calliphora vicina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) pupal stage for providing temporal information for death investigations

    Author: Brown, K. E., Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Alan Thorne (Supervisor), Harvey, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Dr Colin Sharpe (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  66. Utzon: Travel thinking making travel studies as a site for creative-critical formation in architecture

    Author: Norskov Eriksen, L., 2018

    Supervisor: Lemes De Oliveira, F. (Supervisor), Farrelly, L. (Supervisor) & Dr Marius Kwint (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  67. Value creation and the implementation of technologies for advancing services

    Author: Homayounfard, A., 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Paul Trott (Supervisor), Dr Chris Simms (Supervisor) & Mr Nicholas Ford (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  68. Value relevance and predictive ability of financial statement information: the case of Saudi Arabia

    Author: Al Barrak, T., Oct 2011

    Supervisor: Professor Mike Page (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  69. Valuing net benefits of biodiversity conservation in West African marine protected areas

    Author: Binet, T., Feb 2015

    Supervisor: Professor Andy Thorpe (Supervisor) & Bjorndal, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  70. Vampiric enterprise: metaphors of economic exploitation in the literature and culture of the Fin de siecle

    Author: Ford, J., May 2013

    Supervisor: Pulham, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  71. Vers une contribution dans la logistique inverse pour repositionnement des conteneur vide

    Author: Belayachi, N., 2017

    Supervisor: Gelareh, S. (Supervisor) & Bouamrane, K. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  72. Vers une contribution dans le transport maritime de marchandises: optimisation de placement des conteneurs dans un port maritime

    Author: Yachba, K., 2017

    Supervisor: Gelareh, S. (Supervisor) & Bouamrane, K. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  73. Victim inequality and offender impunity: the asymmetric outcomes of motor insurance fraud

    Author: Evans, S., Mar 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Mark Button (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  74. Video and image processing based techniques for people detection and counting in crowded environments

    Author: Al-Zaydi, Z. Q. H., Sep 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Branislav Vuksanovic (Supervisor) & Ndzi, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  75. Virtually walking: factors influencing walking and perception of walking in treadmill-mediated virtual reality to support rehabilitation

    Author: Powell, W. A., Sep 2011

    Supervisor: Dr Brett Stevens (Supervisor) & Hand, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  76. Vision-based human activity analysis

    Author: Liu, B. & Dr Zhaojie Ju , Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Honghai Liu (Supervisor), Dr Zhaojie Ju (Supervisor), Dr Zhaojie Ju (Supervisor), Dr Nick Savage (Supervisor) & Professor Honghai Liu (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  77. Vision-based human motion analysis: : with deep learning

    Author: Zeng, W., 2019

    Supervisor: Professor Honghai Liu (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  78. Visual odometry and mapping in natural environments for arbitrary camera motion models

    Author: Terzakis, G., Aug 2016

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  79. Visual properties of virtual target objects: implications for reaching and grasping tasks in a virtual reality rehabilitation context

    Author: Powell, V., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Brett Stevens (Supervisor) & Hand, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  80. Voices from the Silence: a qualitative study giving voice to adults with learning disabilities who have experience as service users with mental health needs

    Author: Sutton, R. P., May 2012

    Supervisor: Hatton, K. (Supervisor) & Dewey, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis