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Student theses

  1. Doctoral Thesis
  2. Sensing and adaption for long-term hand rehabilitation

    Author: Dr Peter Ralph Boyd , 2020

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  3. Sensitivity to and functional effects of tricyclic agents on glioma: an immunohistochemical and in vitro study

    Author: Peregrin, K. A., Jun 2011

    Supervisor: Pilkington, G. (Supervisor) & Professor Arthur Butt (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  4. Sentiment analysis on students’ real-time feedback

    Author: Altrabsheh, N., Feb 2016

    Supervisor: Dr Ella Haig (Supervisor), Fallahkhair, S. (Supervisor) & Dr Alexander Gegov (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  5. Serum proteomic analysis of prostate cancer progression

    Author: Alruwaili, J. A., Jan 2011

    Supervisor: Aukim-Hastie, C. (External person) (Supervisor) & Dr Jeremy Mills (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  6. Sexual and seasonal dimorphisms in the dermal, dental and ampullary structures of the lesser-spotted catshark, Scyliorhinus canicula

    Author: Crooks, N., Sep 2011

    Supervisor: Waring, C. P. (External person) (Supervisor) & Professor Simon Cragg (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  7. Shale gas characterization and production forecasting: a case study on UK Bowland Shale and the US Barnett Shale

    Author: Mr Michael Kenomore , Jun 2020

    Supervisor: Hassan Sayed, M. G. (Supervisor), Dr Amjad Shah (Supervisor) & Professor Hom Dhakal (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  8. Silvernanowires and their potential applications in 3D scaffolds for biomedical applications

    Author: Dr Arianna De Mori , Oct 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Marta Roldo (Supervisor), Dr Gianluca Tozzi (Supervisor) & Barbu, E. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  9. Sim-heuristic algorithms for Robust Vehicle Routing Problem with Stochastic Demand

    Author: Almutairi, A., Sep 2016

    Supervisor: Professor Djamila Ouelhadj (Supervisor), Professor Dylan Jones (Supervisor) & Dr Banafsheh Khosravi (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  10. Simulation model architectures for channel allocation in cellular networks

    Author: Papazoglou , P. M., Mar 2010

    Supervisor: Mr Rallis Papademetriou (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  11. Site fidelity, social structure and spatial distribution of Short-Finned Pilot Whales, Globicephala macrorhynchus, off the South West Coast of Tenerife

    Author: Hartny-Mills, L., May 2015

    Supervisor: Willis, T. J. (Supervisor) & Professor Simon Cragg (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  12. Small area synthetic estimation of perceptions of alcohol and drug-related anti-social behaviour

    Author: Taylor, J. L. M., Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Liz Twigg (Supervisor), Mohan, J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Jones, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  13. Social aerial circus : female experience, self-perception and self-representation

    Author: Miss Carolyn Watt , Oct 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Marius Kwint (Supervisor), Dr Matt Smith (Supervisor) & Professor Joan Farrer (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  14. Social capital in an online brand community: Volkswagen in China

    Author: Li, C., Jul 2013

    Supervisor: Wheeler, C. (Supervisor), Christy, G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Clark, L. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  15. Social communication in crested macaques (Macaca nigra)

    Author: Dr Jerome Micheletta , Nov 2012

    Supervisor: Waller, B. (Supervisor) & Mr Ed Morrison (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  16. Social influences on the meta-cognitive regulation of eyewitness’ memory reports

    Author: Rechdan, J., 2016

    Supervisor: Professor Lorraine Hope (Supervisor) & Ost, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  17. Social influences on visual attention in primates

    Author: Lane, L., Sep 2008

    Supervisor: Professor Kim A. Bard (Supervisor) & Costall, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  18. Social intervention: supporting success, guiding desistance

    Author: Bain, A. J., Apr 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Michael Nash (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  19. Social media practices in SME marketing activities: a dynamic capability approach

    Author: Atanassova, I. V., Oct 2016

    Supervisor: Clark, L. (Supervisor), Wheeler, C. (Supervisor) & Dr Sarah Turnbull (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  20. Socially sustainable neighbourhoods in Algiers: the reinterpretation of El Houma as an alternative to neighbourhood models of globalisation

    Author: Khemri, M. Y., Nov 2020

    Supervisor: Dr Alessandro Melis (Supervisor), Lemes De Oliveira, F. (Supervisor) & Caputo, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  21. Source apportionment and dispersion mapping of fugitive dust using directional passive monitors

    Author: Williams, W. B., Dec 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Mike Fowler (Supervisor) & Giles, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  22. Sources of uncertainty impacting upon sperm cryopreservation for cancer patients

    Author: Dearing, C. G., Sep 2014

    Supervisor: Kilburn, S. A. (Supervisor), Professor Matt Guille (Supervisor) & Dr Rhiannon Lloyd (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  23. Sources, occurrence and fate of Hydrocarbon pollutants in sustainable drainage systems

    Author: Roinas, G., 2015

    Supervisor: Professor John Williams (Supervisor), Mant, C. (Supervisor) & Dr Muhammad Ali (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  24. Spatial and memory effects in social systems

    Author: Kenney, S. A., Jun 2020

    Supervisor: Dr James Burridge (Supervisor), Dr Michal Gnacik (Supervisor) & Osbaldestin, A. H. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  25. Spatial data mining approaches for GIS vector data processing

    Author: Abubahia, A., Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Ella Haig (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  26. Spatial effects in random walks

    Author: Alsolami, A. A., Jan 2020

    Supervisor: Dr James Burridge (Supervisor), Dr Michal Gnacik (Supervisor) & Osbaldestin, A. H. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  27. Spectacles of suffering: self-harm in new woman writing 1880-1900

    Author: Messem, A., Mar 2014

    Supervisor: Pulham, P. (Supervisor) & Dr Charlotte Boyce (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  28. Spectral analysis of galaxies in the ultraviolet

    Author: Le Cras, C., May 2017

    Supervisor: Professor David Bacon (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  29. Stability of self-accelerating solutions in modified gravity models

    Author: Silva, F. P., Jul 2010

    Supervisor: Professor Kazuya Koyama (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  30. Stated preferences for future management developments in the hospitality sector: A case study of Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Author: Al Suwaidi, H., 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Shabbar Jaffry (Supervisor) & Apostolakis, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  31. Statistical-based optimization of process parameters of fused deposition modelling for improved quality

    Author: Alhubail, M. A. M. J., 2012

    Supervisor: Bennett, N. (Supervisor) & Dr Zhong Yi Zhang (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  32. Stochastic methods and genetic algorithms for neural network learning

    Author: Georgieva, A., Feb 2008

    Supervisor: Dr Ivan Jordanov (Supervisor), Dr Alexander Gegov (Supervisor), Perez-Fontan, F. (External person) (Supervisor) & Professor David Sanders (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  33. Stories of assertive outreach Team mental health patients

    Author: Miniase Maringe , 2021

    Supervisor: Dr Rebecca Stores (Supervisor), Dr Nikki Jarrett (Supervisor), Mr Graham Noyce (Supervisor), Hatton, K. (Supervisor) & Burnell, K. J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  34. Story as a function of gameplay in First Person Shooters and an analysis of FPS diegetic content 1998-2007

    Author: Pinchbeck, D. M., 2009

    Supervisor: Dr Brett Stevens (Supervisor), Dr Darren Van Laar (Supervisor) & Kalus, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  35. Strategic information systems: their contribution to organisational performance

    Author: Roberts, M., Nov 2016

    Supervisor: Professor Ashraf Labib (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  36. Strategic knowledge management system in public sector in Saudi Arabia

    Author: Alhamoudi, S. A., Oct 2010

    Supervisor: Welch, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  37. Strategies used by suspects during a police interview

    Author: Lucy Victoria Arnold , May 2021

    Supervisor: Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor), Dr Alessandra Fasulo (Supervisor) & Ost, J. A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  38. Strongly lensed supernovae: a powerful probe of astrophysics and cosmology

    Author: Foxley-Marrable, M., Dec 2020

    Supervisor: Dr Thomas Collett (Supervisor), Professor David Bacon (Supervisor) & Professor Bob Nichol (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  39. Structural and functional characterisation of the interaction of the gene regulatory protein C.Esp1396I with its DNA recognition sites

    Author: Ball, N. J., Sep 2011

    Supervisor: Kneale, G. (Supervisor) & Professor John McGeehan (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  40. Structural and mutational analysis of the controller protein C.Esp1396I and its role in gene regulation

    Author: Martin, R. N. A., Feb 2014

    Supervisor: Professor John McGeehan (Supervisor) & Kneale, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  41. Structure and function of the external ciliation of larval bivalves with different life history strategies

    Author: Stanton, S. A., Mar 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Simon Cragg (Supervisor) & Dr Gordon Watson (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  42. Structure-function analysis of a multifunctional enzyme using the atomic force microscope

    Author: Sikora, A. E., Nov 2010

    Supervisor: Firman, K. (External person) (Supervisor), Dr James Smith (Supervisor) & Campbell, S. A. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  43. Structure-function relationships in matrix metalloproteinase-1

    Author: Miss Louise Butt , Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Andrew Pickford (Supervisor) & Kneale, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  44. Student engagement with formal lectures on the MPharm programme at the University of Portsmouth

    Author: Rennison, S. M., Mar 2011

    Supervisor: Portlock, J. (Supervisor) & Brown, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  45. Studies in licit and illicit markets for digital entertainment goods

    Author: Dr Joe Cox , May 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Shabbar Jaffry (Supervisor) & Collins, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  46. Studies on the degradation of horn, antler and ivory at archaeological sites

    Author: Simpson, P., Jun 2011

    Supervisor: May, E. (Supervisor) & Jones, M. A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  47. Sustainability appraisal of waste management in Nigeria: development and evaluation of an index based tool

    Author: Batagarawa, R. L., Jul 2011

    Supervisor: Dr Jonathan Potts (Supervisor), Dr Julia Brown (Supervisor) & Professor John Williams (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  48. Sustainable design strategy: assessment of the impact of design variables on energy consumption of office buildings in Abuja, Nigeria

    Author: Mu’azu, A. I., Mar 2015

    Supervisor: Mr Roger Tyrrell (Supervisor), Dr Brett Martinson (Supervisor) & Goodhead, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  49. Synecdoche, two-component systems: E. coli EnvZ/OmpR as a model of transmembrane communication and chimeric biosensor design

    Author: Dr Rahmi Yusuf , Jan 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Roger Draheim (Supervisor) & Ebenezer, I. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  50. Synergies between 21cm & optical surveys for probing large scale cosmic structure

    Author: Cunnington, S. D., Sep 2019

    Supervisor: Professor David Bacon (Supervisor), Dr Marco Bruni (Supervisor) & Pourtsidou, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  51. Synergistic interactions of targeted therapy within signal transduction pathways

    Author: Glaysher, S. L., Mar 2012

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  52. Systematic reviews regarding iron and iron supplementation in blood donors

    Author: Smith, G. A., Sep 2014

    Supervisor: Kilburn, S. A. (Supervisor) & Dr Amy Drahota (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  53. Tackling fraud in UK central government: a review of the legal powers, skills and regulatory environment

    Author: Gilbert, M. C., Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Wakefield, A. (Supervisor) & Smith, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  54. Targeting intracellular neutrophil elastase in the treatment of airway inflammation in cystic fibrosis

    Author: Clarke, S. L., 2008

    Supervisor: Professor Janis Kay Shute (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  55. Task oriented robotics

    Author: Strickland, P., 1993

    Supervisor: Hollis, J. (External person) (Supervisor), Billingsley, J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Professor David Sanders (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  56. Teacher assisting and subject adaptive material system: an Arabic adaptive learning environment

    Author: Aljojo, N. M., May 2012

    Supervisor: Adams, C. (Supervisor) & Dr Tineke Fitch (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  57. Techniques for cosmological analysis of next generation low to mid-frequency radio data

    Author: Tarr, M., May 2018

    Supervisor: Professor David Bacon (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  58. Telecommuting choice modelling using fuzzy rule based networks

    Author: Dr Farzad Arabikhan , Feb 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Alexander Gegov (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  59. Temperature controlled laminar airflow treatment for patients with severe allergic asthma

    Author: Storrar, W., Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Anoop Chauhan (Supervisor), Dr Rebecca Stores (Supervisor), Pilkington, K. (Supervisor) & Dewey, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  60. Temporalities of change: a synchronic and diachronic examination of the process from addiction to recovery

    Author: Kougiali, G. Z., Feb 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Alessandra Fasulo (Supervisor), Dr Darren Van Laar (Supervisor) & Dr Adrian Needs (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  61. Temporary appropriation: theory and practice of the street

    Author: Lara-Hernandez, J. A., Aug 2019

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  62. Testing and emulating modified gravity on cosmological scales

    Author: Tamošiūnas, A., Nov 2020

    Supervisor: Professor Bob Nichol (Supervisor), Professor David Bacon (Supervisor) & Professor Kazuya Koyama (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  63. Testing gravity and dark energy with gravitational lensing

    Author: Beynon, E., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Professor David Bacon (Supervisor) & Professor Kazuya Koyama (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  64. Testing inflationary cosmology

    Author: Hardwick, R., May 2019

    Supervisor: Professor David Wands (Supervisor), Vennin, V. (Supervisor) & Dr Hooshyar Assadullahi (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  65. Tests of cosmological structure growth

    Author: Raccanelli, A., May 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  66. The 'where' of sovereign power and exception: Palestinian life and refugee camps in Lebanon

    Author: Martin, D., 2012

    Supervisor: Amoore, L. (External person) (Supervisor), Campbell, D. (External person) (Supervisor) & McEwan, C. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  67. The (change) blindingly obvious: investigating fixation behaviour and memory recall during CCTV observation

    Author: Graham, G., 27 Jan 2016

    Supervisor: Dr Lucy Akehurst (Supervisor), Ost, J. (Supervisor) & Page, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  68. The Assessment of deteriorated concrete structures using extended digital image correlation (EDIC)

    Author: Mamand, H., Sep 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Jiye Chen (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  69. The Boys’ Brigade and urban cultures, 1883 – 1933: a relationship examined

    Author: Spackman, C. J., 2016

    Supervisor: Professor Bradley Beaven (Supervisor), Dr Karl Bell (Supervisor) & Dr Jodi Burkett (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  70. The Central American Common Market (CACM): an analysis of economic integration and competitiveness

    Author: Deras, J. E., 2010

    Supervisor: Professor Andy Thorpe (Supervisor) & Snell, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  71. The Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition and suburban modernity, 1908-51

    Author: Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan , 1995

    Supervisor: Nava, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Alexander, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  72. The E-Cultural Adaption Framework (E-CAF): adapting the local travel interface for Egyptian consumers

    Author: Hagag, W., 2011

    Supervisor: Wheeler, C. (Supervisor), Clark, L. (Supervisor) & Professor Paul Trott (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  73. The Engineering Geology of Slopes in the South Cotswolds

    Author: Privett, K. D., Nov 1980

    Supervisor: Hawkins, A. B. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  74. The History Boys: masculinity, memory and the 1980s in British cinema, 2005 – 2010

    Author: Pope, A., May 2015

    Supervisor: Smith, J. (Supervisor) & Etherington Wright, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  75. The Knights Templar in popular culture: film, video games & fan tourism

    Author: Patrick Masters , Jan 2021

    Supervisor: Professor Lincoln Geraghty (Supervisor), Professor Deborah Shaw (Supervisor) & Dr Emma Austin (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  76. The Second World War in Polish history textbooks: narratives and networks from 1989 to 2015

    Author: Bobryk, S. P., 16 Apr 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Wolfram Kaiser (Supervisor), Dr Paul Flenley (Supervisor) & Mannin, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  77. The UK back pain subpopulation study: predictors of outcome in patients receiving chiropractic treatment

    Author: Davies, L. L., Jan 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Graham Mills (Supervisor) & Bolton, J. E. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  78. The WTO and developing countries: The missing link of international distributive justice

    Author: Altaer, A. S. A. S., Sep 2010

    Supervisor: Professor Munir Maniruzzaman (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  79. The anatomical and molecular characterisation of vascular ingression in the embryonic vertebrate brain

    Author: Corla, A. R., May 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Frank Schubert (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  80. The animal rights movement: the challenge for corporate resilience

    Author: Green, J., Jul 2014

    Supervisor: Wakefield, A. (Supervisor) & Professor Mark Button (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  81. The application of Western norms in relation to corruption

    Author: Baldock, G., Jul 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Mark Button (Supervisor) & Mr Chris Lewis (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  82. The awkward question: an examination of questioning techniques used by banks to prevent financial crime

    Author: Vineer, A., Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Becky Milne (Supervisor) & Dr Andie Shawyer (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  83. The basis and nature of attitudes toward animal use: a psychological approach

    Author: Knight, S., Sep 2006

    Supervisor: Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor) & Professor Kim A. Bard (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  84. The becoming of immigrants from outsiders to in-betweens: the national identity of immigrant women in Taiwan

    Author: Dr Isabelle Cheng , Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Fell, D. J. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  85. The behaviour of pharmaceuticals in anaerobic digester sludge

    Author: Campbell, A. J., Feb 2013

    Supervisor: Professor John Williams (Supervisor), Mitchell, J. (Supervisor) & May, E. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  86. The behaviour, fate and removal of pharmaceuticals in biological nutrient removal sewage treatment

    Author: Popple, T., Jan 2013

    Supervisor: Professor John Williams (Supervisor), May, E. (Supervisor) & Professor Graham Mills (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  87. The biological effects of ionising radiation on crustaceans: combining lab and field studies

    Author: Fuller, N., May 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Alex Ford (Supervisor) & Professor Jim Smith (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  88. The carbon dynamics and phenology of oak woodland growing in south-east England

    Author: Wilkinson, M., Aug 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Matthew James Tallis (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis