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  1. Reforming Saudi foreign direct investment laws: the legal impact, challenges and prospects

    Author: Al-Farhan, F., Mar 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Munir Maniruzzaman (Supervisor) & Dr Roger Welch (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  2. Regeneration and reproduction in Sabella pavonina (Savigny): developing a novel method to culture marine ornamental sabellids

    Author: Murray, J. M., Feb 2010

    Supervisor: Dr Gordon Watson (Supervisor), Bentley, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Giangrande, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  3. Rehabilitation of older people in the Lodge Rehabilitation Unit: a case study

    Author: Birchwood, L. A., Mar 2015

    Supervisor: Hatton, K. (Supervisor), Shepherd, P. (Supervisor) & Sander, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  4. Relationship between microstructure and fatigue performance of 26XX aluminium alloys

    Author: Dr Sarinova Simandjuntak , 2001

    Supervisor: Shollock, B. (External person) (Supervisor), Lindley, T. (External person) (Supervisor) & McLean, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  5. Renormalization for Siegel discs

    Author: Dr Andrew Burbanks , 1997

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  6. Renormalization in a variety of quasiperiodically forced systems

    Author: Adamson, L. N. C., Sep 2015

    Supervisor: Professor Andrew Osbaldestin (Supervisor) & Dr Andrew Burbanks (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  7. Repositioning independent community pharmacy in the National Health Service primary care sector

    Author: Allen McCaskill, A., 2003

    Supervisor: Professor Ian Jones (Supervisor) & Professor Paul Rutter (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  8. Reproducing budgeting and budgeting reproduction: cases on the adaptation of Greek hotels to the financial crisis

    Author: Makrygiannakis, G., 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Lisa Jack (Supervisor) & Bowhill, B. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  9. Resilient places? : healthcare gardens and the Maggie's Centres

    Author: Butterfield, A., 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan (Supervisor), Depledge, M. (External person) (Supervisor), Hawkins, D. (External person) (Supervisor) & Kamp, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  10. Resource curse reduction through innovation: the case of Kuwait

    Author: Al Sabah, M. J. A. A., Nov 2011

    Supervisor: Professor Paul Trott (Supervisor) & Professor Andy Thorpe (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  11. Responding to change? : a cultural analysis of Garda perceptions of police reform agendas within the Republic of Ireland

    Author: Corcoran, D. P., Feb 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Sarah Charman (Supervisor) & Savage, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  12. Responses of domestic horses (Equus caballus) to human emotional signals

    Author: Smith, A., 2017

    Supervisor: McComb, K. (External person) (Supervisor), Dr Leanne Proops (Supervisor) & Reby, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  13. Reworkings in the textual history of Gulliver’s Travels: a translational approach

    Author: Colombo, A., Aug 2013

    Supervisor: O'Sullivan, C. (External person) (Supervisor) & Dr Benjamin Dew (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  14. Risk management and people management: a critical reflection on how risk management can be incorporated into current HR practices

    Author: Bo, H., Sep 2014

    Supervisor: Borodzicz, E. P. (Supervisor) & Dr Martin Read (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  15. Robot force sensing using stochastic monitoring of the actuator current

    Author: Luk, B. L., 1991

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  16. Robust control design for vehicle active suspension systems with uncertainty

    Author: Li, H., Jun 2012

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  17. Robust dynamic and stochastic scheduling in permutation flow shops

    Author: Al Behadili, M. R. S., Jan 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Djamila Ouelhadj (Supervisor) & Professor Dylan Jones (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  18. Role of CD15 and CD15s in the cellular mechanisms of cancer cell metastasis from lung to the brain

    Author: Jassam, S. A., Jan 2016

    Supervisor: Professor Geoff Pilkington (Supervisor), Dr Helen Fillmore (Supervisor) & Dr Zaynah Maherally (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  19. Role of deformation on partial melting of metapeletic rocks

    Author: Tumarkina, E., 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Philip Benson (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  20. Rule based systems for classification in machine learning context

    Author: Liu, H., Oct 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Alexander Gegov (Supervisor), Dr Mihaela Cocea (Supervisor) & Dr Mohamed Bader-El-Den (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  21. Rural older adult physical activity participation and promotion in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

    Author: Dr Chad Witcher , 2012

    Supervisor: Spencer, J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Holt, N. L. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  22. Rutile: a new petrogenetic tool to investigate old subduction zones

    Author: Enea, C. F., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Craig Storey (Supervisor) & Professor Rob Strachan (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  23. Sailorhoods: sailortown and sailors in the port of Portsmouth circa 1850-1900

    Author: Moon, L., Sep 2015

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  24. School based safeguarding programmes: a critical investigation into the role of the police in schools

    Author: John, R., 2017

    Supervisor: Clements, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  25. School vision: a stakeholder analysis

    Author: Matalon, N., May 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Sherria Hoskins (Supervisor) & Wyatt, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  26. 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

  27. Searching for isocurvature non-Gaussianity in the CMB trispectrum

    Author: Galliano, D., Feb 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Robert Crittenden (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  28. Security practitioners’ perspectives of the Alberta Basic Security Training programme

    Author: Kitteringham, G. W., Sep 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Alison Wakefield (Supervisor) & Mr Tom Ellis (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  29. Security sector reform and the confusion and competition nexus: the case of Kosovo

    Author: Cleland Welch, A., Mar 2011

    Supervisor: Dr Theresa Callan (Supervisor), Dr Paul Flenley (Supervisor) & Professor Wolfram Kaiser (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  30. Seismic fragility assessment of masonry buildings in the Kurdistan region

    Author: Yaseen, A. A., Oct 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Nikos Nanos (Supervisor) & Dr David Begg (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  31. Self-inflicted disasters: moral disengagement in unconventional risk, crisis and disaster management strategy

    Author: Mafimisebi, O. P., Sep 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Sara Hadleigh-Dunn (Supervisor) & Hoecht, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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

    Author: Peregrin, K. A., Jun 2011

    Supervisor: Professor Geoff Pilkington (Supervisor) & Professor Arthur Butt (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  33. Sentiment analysis on students’ real-time feedback

    Author: Altrabsheh, N., Feb 2016

    Supervisor: Dr Mihaela Cocea (Supervisor), Fallahkhair, S. (Supervisor) & Dr Alexander Gegov (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  34. 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

  35. 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

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

    Author: De Mori, A., Oct 2018

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  37. 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

  38. Simulation model architectures for channel allocation in cellular networks

    Author: Papazoglou , P. M., Mar 2010

    Supervisor: Mr Rallis Papademetriou (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. Social communication in crested macaques (Macaca nigra)

    Author: Dr Jerome Micheletta , Nov 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Bridget Waller (Supervisor) & Mr Ed Morrison (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  43. 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

  44. Social influences on visual attention in primates

    Author: Lane, L., Sep 2008

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  45. Social intervention: supporting success, guiding desistance

    Author: Bain, A. J., Apr 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Michael Nash (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  46. 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

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

    Author: Williams, W. B., Dec 2014

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. Spatial data mining approaches for GIS vector data processing

    Author: Abubahia, A., Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Mihaela Cocea (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  51. 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

  52. Spectral analysis of galaxies in the ultraviolet

    Author: Le Cras, C., May 2017

    Supervisor: Dr David Bacon (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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

    Author: Silva, F. P., Jul 2010

    Supervisor: Professor Kazuya Koyama (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  54. 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

  55. 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

  56. 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

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

    Author: Mr Daniel Mcguire Pinchbeck , 2009

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  58. Strategic information systems: their contribution to organisational performance

    Author: Roberts, M., Nov 2016

    Supervisor: Professor Ashraf Labib (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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

    Author: Alhamoudi, S. A., Oct 2010

    Supervisor: Welch, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  60. 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

  61. 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

  62. 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

  63. 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

  64. Structure-function relationships in matrix metalloproteinase-1

    Author: Miss Louise Butt , Aug 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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

    Author: Rennison, S. M., Mar 2011

    Supervisor: Professor Jane Portlock (Supervisor) & Professor David Brown (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  66. 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

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

    Author: Simpson, P., Jun 2011

    Supervisor: May, E. (Supervisor) & Mr Mark Alan Jones (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  68. 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

  69. 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

  70. Synergistic interactions of targeted therapy within signal transduction pathways

    Author: Glaysher, S. L., Mar 2012

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  71. 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

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

    Author: Gilbert, M. C., Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Alison Wakefield (Supervisor) & Smith, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  73. 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

  74. 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

  75. 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

  76. Telecommuting choice modelling using fuzzy rule based networks

    Author: Dr Farzad Arabikhan , Feb 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Alexander Gegov (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  77. 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

  78. 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

  79. Testing gravity and dark energy with gravitational lensing

    Author: Beynon, E., Sep 2012

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  80. Testing inflationary cosmology

    Author: Robert Hardwick , May 2019

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  81. Tests of cosmological structure growth

    Author: Raccanelli, A., May 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  82. 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

  83. 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

  84. 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

  85. 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

  86. 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

  87. 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

  88. 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