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  1. Implementation and on-going improvement of an obstetric intra-operative cell salvage service

    Author: Sullivan, I., Jan 2019

    Supervisor: Professor Graham Mills (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  2. Practitioner development: from trained technicians to reflective practitioners: a systemic study within a United Kingdom unitary authority

    Author: Summers, P., Jan 2018

    Supervisor: Welch, C. (Supervisor), Mr Peter Bednar (Supervisor) & Mr Nick Capon (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  3. Essays on the effects of monetary policy in China and Japan

    Author: Sun, Y., Nov 2018

    Supervisor: Kizys, R. (Supervisor), Dr Ioannis Chatziantoniou (Supervisor) & Dr Arief Daynes (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  4. Finding the first quasars at birth

    Author: Surace, M., Jul 2020

    Supervisor: Dr Andrew Lundgren (Supervisor) & Dr Daniel Whalen (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  5. 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

  6. E-government services: an exploration of the main factors that contribute to successful implementation in Libya

    Author: Sweisi, N. A. A. O., Sep 2010

    Supervisor: Adams, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  7. Factors affecting adoption of cloud computing technology by organizations of Saudi petro-chemical supply chains

    Author: Syed, M. K. J., Jul 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Alessio Ishizaka (Supervisor), Roberts, M. (Supervisor) & Dr Martin Read (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  8. Searching for Manila: personal and political Journeys in an Asian megacity

    Author: Dr Tom Sykes , 15 Jul 2018

    Supervisor: Moore-Gilbert, B. (External person) (Supervisor), Vakil, A. (External person) (Supervisor) & Steinitz, T. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  9. Olympic Sport and the Local Community: a sociological study of Stratford, London

    Author: Dr Helen Symons , 18 Jul 2017

    Supervisor: Giulianotti, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  10. Exploring the HR role and professionalisation: HR practitioners as aspirant professionals?

    Author: Syrigou, A., Mar 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Peter Scott (Supervisor) & Dr Liza Howe-Walsh (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  11. Providing explicit knowledge in an experience-driven culture: levels of professionalism in intelligence analysis and its role in the law enforcement knowledge management apparatus

    Author: Syrjä, J. M., 2019

    Supervisor: Professor Francis Pakes (Supervisor), Winstone, J. (Supervisor) & Wakefield, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  12. Mapping cosmological fields

    Author: Szepietowski, R. M., Apr 2014

    Supervisor: Dr David Bacon (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  13. Molecular analysis of microbial communities from oil industry environments

    Author: Sztyler, M. K., May 2014

    Supervisor: Zinkevich, V. (Supervisor) & Beech, I. B. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  14. Polimorfismo floral e polinização em Palicourea coriacea (Cham.) K. Schum. (Rubiaceae) no cerrado do Brasil

    Author: Sá, T. F. F. D., Mar 2018

    Supervisor: Cardoso de Castro, C. (External person) (Supervisor), Dr Rocio Perez-Barrales (Supervisor) & Consolaro, H. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  15. Detection of malicious hosts against agents in Mobile Agent networks

    Author: Tajer, J., Aug 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Mo Adda (Supervisor) & Dr Benjamin Aziz (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  16. Essays on the analysis of performance and competitive condition in the Chinese banking industry

    Author: Tan, Y., Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Floros, C. (Supervisor) & Dr Judith Rich (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  17. Multi expert concurrent engineering system to assist a designer

    Author: Tan, Y. C., 2007

    Supervisor: Professor David Sanders (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  18. Evaluating the evidence base in pharmacovigilance decision making

    Author: Tang, A., Oct 2010

    Supervisor: Professor David Brown (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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

    Author: Tarr, M., May 2018

    Supervisor: Dr David Bacon (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  20. An investigation into the adoption of e-commerce among older people

    Author: Tauringana, M., Feb 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Alice Good (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  21. Numerical modelling approach for the management of seasonally influenced river channel entrance

    Author: Tay, M. T. W., 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Jiye Chen (Supervisor) & Dr Steve Mitchell (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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

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

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  23. Biochemical and biophysical characterisation of the genetically engineered Type I restriction-modification system, EcoR124I NT

    Author: Taylor, J., 2005

    Supervisor: Kneale, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  24. Policing paratexts: hegemonic masculinity and the U.S transmedia cop drama

    Author: Taylor, R., Jul 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Lincoln Geraghty (Supervisor) & Dr David Garland (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  25. Design art furniture and the boundaries of function : communicative objects, performative things

    Author: Taylor, D., Sep 2011

    Supervisor: Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan (Supervisor) & Evans, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  26. The conservation of archaeological sites in Syria: Ugarit as a case study

    Author: Dr Tarek Teba , 2016

    Supervisor: Theodossopoulos, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  27. Eliciting admissions from suspects in criminal investigations

    Author: Tekin, S., 15 Jul 2016

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  28. Primordial non-Gaussianity in the large-scale structure of the Universe

    Author: Tellarini, M., Mar 2016

    Supervisor: Professor David Wands (Supervisor), Dr Ashley Jacob Ross (Supervisor) & Tasinato, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  29. Effects of macroalgae, with emphasis on Sargassum spp., on coral reef recruitment processes in Martinique (French West Indies).

    Author: Thabard, M., 2012

    Supervisor: Hellio, C. (Supervisor) & Marechal, J. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  30. Characterisation of alternative materials for human vibration representation

    Author: Thirulogasingam, T., Sep 2016

    Supervisor: Dr Ya Huang (Supervisor) & Tong, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  31. Burnout and work engagement levels in community pharmacists residing in three counties of the United Kingdom

    Author: Thomas, P. G., Aug 2011

    Supervisor: Professor Jane Portlock (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  32. 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

  33. Condition monitoring for machine health prognosis using dominance based rough sets

    Author: Thompson, F., 30 Sep 2016

    Supervisor: Brown, D. (Supervisor) & Dr Edward Smart (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  34. Living with mental illness, dying of disease: the impact of stress, depression and the self-defeating attitudes on physical health

    Author: Thomson, W., Mar 2016

    Supervisor: Wilson, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  35. Failures of imagination: terrorist incident response in the context of crisis management

    Author: Dr Sara Hadleigh-Dunn , Jul 2010

    Supervisor: Borodzicz, E. P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  36. Emotional expression in social interactions of infants with and without Down syndrome

    Author: Thorsteinsson, K., Apr 2011

    Supervisor: Professor Kim A. Bard (Supervisor) & Emeritus Professor Sue Buckley (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  37. Increasing the effectiveness and impact of Community Safety Partnerships in two London boroughs: practitioners’ perspectives

    Author: Thwaites, C. J., 2013

    Supervisor: Loveday, B. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  38. Coercion, drug treatment and the criminal justice system: a service user perspective

    Author: Tiquet, M., Jul 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Aaron Pycroft (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  39. Investigation of spatially and temporally varying broadband wireless urban channels

    Author: Toautachone, S., 2015

    Supervisor: Ndzi, D. (Supervisor), Dr Rinat Khusainov (Supervisor) & Professor David Sanders (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  40. Nanoparticles from alkylglyceryl-modified polysaccharides for drug delivery to the brain

    Author: Toman, P., Nov 2012

    Supervisor: Barbu, E. (Supervisor), Professor Darek Gorecki (Supervisor) & Dr John Tsibouklis (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  41. Medication errors: capture and prevention by pharmacy

    Author: Tomlin, M., Jun 2011

    Supervisor: Professor David Brown (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  42. The influence of national culture on customers’ attitude towards product accompanying services of TRUMPF

    Author: Tonat, S. A., Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Yuksel Ekinci (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  43. An application of object-functional programming to defence modelling

    Author: Toomey, G. D., May 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Rich Boakes (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  44. In vitro studies of bone-cement interface and related work on cemented acetabular replacement

    Author: Dr Gianluca Tozzi , 29 May 2012

    Supervisor: Tong, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  45. Humour in the pre-sessional classroom: the perceptions of teachers of English and their international students

    Author: Tran, Q. P., Jan 2020

    Supervisor: Dr Peter Watkins (Supervisor), Dr Marie McCullagh (Supervisor) & Professor Sue Wright (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  46. Innovative approaches for the development of new non-toxic antifouling solutions

    Author: Trepos, R., Mar 2016

    Supervisor: Professor Joy Watts (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  47. The face of leadership: perceiving leaders from facial expression

    Author: Trichas, S., Feb 2011

    Supervisor: Schyns, B. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  48. An evaluation of vegetated SuDS ponds using experimental and numerical methods

    Author: Tsavdaris, A., Sep 2015

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  49. Role of deformation on partial melting of metapeletic rocks

    Author: Tumarkina, E., 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Philip Benson (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  50. 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

  51. Eyewitness identification for multiple perpetrator crimes: examining underlying issues in memory and decision-making

    Author: Tupper, N., Sep 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Lorraine Hope (Supervisor), Sauer, J. (Supervisor) & Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  52. The creative development process within U.K. advertising agencies : an exploratory study

    Author: Dr Sarah Turnbull , Nov 2011

    Supervisor: Wheeler, C. (Supervisor) & Clark, L. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  53. Integrated correlation of the Kimmeridge Clay Formation (Late Jurassic‒Early Cretaceous): a Boreal‒Tethyan transect

    Author: Turner, H. E., Jan 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Andy Gale (Supervisor), Professor David Martill (Supervisor) & Gradstein, F. M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  54. Young people, tobacco and cannabis: social and place-based complexities in co-consumption

    Author: Tyler, R. E., Nov 2015

    Supervisor: Twigg, L. (Supervisor) & Dr Julia Brown (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  55. 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

  56. Climate change and financial performance

    Author: Tzouvanas, P., Sep 2019

    Supervisor: Kizys, R. (Supervisor), Dr Roza Sagitova (Supervisor) & Dr Ioannis Chatziantoniou (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  57. Legal convergence and interpretation of the regimes of international trade and investment law: arguing a sustainable development pathway

    Author: Umar, A. I., Sep 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Munir Maniruzzaman (Supervisor), Garrod, M. (Supervisor), Osborne, G. (Supervisor), Dr James Hand (Supervisor) & Mr Kieran Walsh (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  58. An in-depth investigation into the associations between maternal dietary intake during pregnancy and obesity and allergy outcomes in children

    Author: Vahdaninia, M., Nov 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Tara Dean (Supervisor), MacKenzie, H. (Supervisor) & Dr Suzannah Helps (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  59. LDHA as a potential therapeutic target for medulloblastoma

    Author: Valvona, C. J., Feb 2016

    Supervisor: Professor Geoff Pilkington (Supervisor), Donovan, L. (Supervisor) & Dr Helen Fillmore (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  60. French-South African arms trade relations as a community of practice, 1955-1979

    Author: Van Der Velde, R. M., Jun 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Tony Chafer (Supervisor), Dr Natalya Vince (Supervisor) & Mr Emmanuel Godin (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  61. A Twitter-based study on the reach of a smoking cessation organisation and the social meaning of smoking

    Author: Van Diepen, C., Jan 2018

    Supervisor: Twigg, L. (Supervisor) & Dr Carol Ekinsmyth (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  62. Metabotropic glutamate receptors in oligodendrocytes and astrocytes in white and grey matter brain regions

    Author: Vanzulli, I., Sep 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Arthur Butt (Supervisor) & Professor Jerome Swinny (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  63. Improving the efficiency of photovoltaic power plants with soft-computing model-based controllers

    Author: Varnham, A. A., 2007

    Supervisor: Virk, G. (External person) (Supervisor), Liu, Y. (Supervisor), Professor David Sanders (Supervisor) & Dr Djamel Azzi (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  64. Innovation in the German manufacturing SMEs: current issues, future prospects and potential remedies

    Author: Vathauer, M., Sep 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Vijay Vyas (Supervisor) & Schuhmacher, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  65. Past and present visions of an island-city: Portsmouth's urban improvement plans 1750s-2010s.

    Author: Verenini, A., Aug 2014

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  66. The effect of embedded lies on the verbal quality of statements and implications for credibility assessment

    Author: Verigin, B. L., Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Zarah Vernham (Supervisor), Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor) & Dr Sharon Leal (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  67. Different ladders for police progression?: reviewing black and minority officers' progression in the police service

    Author: Verma, K. K., Apr 2015

    Supervisor: Clements, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  68. No safety in numbers: detecting deception using a collective interviewing approach

    Author: Dr Zarah Vernham , 27 Jan 2015

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  69. A discourse on pterosaur phylogeny

    Author: Mr Steven Uros Vidovic , Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Professor David Martill (Supervisor), Unwin, D. M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Dr David Loydell (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  70. An alternative design framework for the generation of sound particles

    Author: Dr Pere Villez , Nov 2014

    Supervisor: Delve, J. (Supervisor) & Anderson, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  71. 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

  72. eXtensible business reporting language semantic error checking for accounting information systems

    Author: Vipoopinyo, J., Mar 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Shikun Zhou (Supervisor), Ndzi, D. (Supervisor) & Onuh, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  73. The role of TAM receptors in brain tumour cell signalling and behaviour

    Author: Vouri, M., May 2016

    Supervisor: Dr Sassan Hafizi (Supervisor), Dr Qian An (Supervisor) & Professor Geoff Pilkington (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  74. Exploring resilience in children at risk of offending

    Author: Wainwright, L. E., Feb 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Claire Nee (Supervisor) & Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  75. On the edge of thermoregulation: a matter of physiology and physics

    Author: Walker, E., Sep 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Jo Corbett (Supervisor), House, J. R. (Supervisor) & Professor Mike Tipton (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  76. Facial expression in chimpanzees and humans

    Author: Waller, B., 2005

    Supervisor: Professor Kim A. Bard (Supervisor) & Ost, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  77. An examination of the relationship between the Police Service of Northern Ireland and the Orange Order since 2001

    Author: Walls, S., Jul 2015

    Supervisor: Loveday, B. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  78. Obsolete restrictive convenants: a socio-legal analysis of the problem and solutions

    Author: Dr Emily Walsh , May 2016

    Supervisor: Goodhead, T. (Supervisor), Dr Ann Veronica Coats (Supervisor) & Dr Salam Al-Bizri (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  79. The future trend of Chinese currency renminbi exchange rates

    Author: Wang, L., 2012

    Supervisor: Judge, G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Asteris, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  80. 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

  81. Assessing tourism sustainability in an ancient town: the case of Lijiang, China

    Author: Wang, H., Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Collins, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  82. Face frontalization for facial expression recognition in the wild

    Author: Wang, Y., Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Hui Yu (Supervisor), Dr Brett Stevens (Supervisor) & Mr Neil Dansey (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis