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Austerity as a political paradox: A study of its impact on prison health governance and the delivery of prison healthcare services in England (2021)
Thesis
Ismail, N. Austerity as a political paradox: A study of its impact on prison health governance and the delivery of prison healthcare services in England. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7240931

There is a consensus in extant scholarship that austerity has had profound, harmful effects on vulnerable and marginalised populations. However, research on its impact on the governance and delivery of health structures intended to support individual... Read More about Austerity as a political paradox: A study of its impact on prison health governance and the delivery of prison healthcare services in England.

Me, myself, I - A matter of becoming, threatened identities?: A qualitative study of female early childhood studies students of Bangladeshi heritage in England (2021)
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Bird, M. Me, myself, I - A matter of becoming, threatened identities?: A qualitative study of female early childhood studies students of Bangladeshi heritage in England. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6639007

This thesis examines the experiences of young Bangladeshi women studying on a Foundation degree within a widening participation university. It examines their changing identity on their journey to university as they transition through compulsory and p... Read More about Me, myself, I - A matter of becoming, threatened identities?: A qualitative study of female early childhood studies students of Bangladeshi heritage in England.

Implementation of improvements to Isogeometric Analysis for trimmed-coupled solids directly extracted from Computer Aided Design environment (2021)
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Herrero Adan, D. Implementation of improvements to Isogeometric Analysis for trimmed-coupled solids directly extracted from Computer Aided Design environment. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6771957

This research provides an algorithm to analyse structures composed of solids that are directly extracted from Computer Aided Design (CAD) environment. The analysis assumes linear elastic material and small displacements, being the result the displace... Read More about Implementation of improvements to Isogeometric Analysis for trimmed-coupled solids directly extracted from Computer Aided Design environment.

Exploring social marketing options for conducting anti-corruption campaign in Indonesia (2021)
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Rosidah, R. Exploring social marketing options for conducting anti-corruption campaign in Indonesia. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7249103

Social marketing has been widely used to promote social change for the benefit of individuals and society. It has been established as an evidence- and insight-based approach to a social campaign that focuses on changing people’s behaviour. As it has... Read More about Exploring social marketing options for conducting anti-corruption campaign in Indonesia.

The impact of androgen deprivation therapy on men diagnosed with prostate cancer: A mixed-method analysis of body image, masculine identities, exercise habits and coping strategies (2021)
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Gentili, C. The impact of androgen deprivation therapy on men diagnosed with prostate cancer: A mixed-method analysis of body image, masculine identities, exercise habits and coping strategies. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6960909

Androgen Deprivation Therapy is one of the gold standard treatments for Prostate Cancer (PCa). By suppressing testosterone production, ADT slows down cancer growth, but can also lead to several side effects affecting bodily functions and appearance (... Read More about The impact of androgen deprivation therapy on men diagnosed with prostate cancer: A mixed-method analysis of body image, masculine identities, exercise habits and coping strategies.

The maternal flaneuse: Using sensory visual autoethnography to document the experiences of early motherhood in place (2021)
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Reed Hillman, R. The maternal flaneuse: Using sensory visual autoethnography to document the experiences of early motherhood in place. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6252500

In this thesis I have documented my sensory experiences of early motherhood in relation to the places in which they were experienced. This was achieved through mixed media practices of observational filmmaking; documentary photography sound re... Read More about The maternal flaneuse: Using sensory visual autoethnography to document the experiences of early motherhood in place.

Design leaps: Divergent thinking techniques across media for architectural design (2021)
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Hynam, M. Design leaps: Divergent thinking techniques across media for architectural design. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/5972732

This thesis examines the moments of divergence that occur across media in the early stages of the architectural design process. The term ‘divergent thinking’, coined by Joy Paul Guilford (1967) as a key component of creativity, describes the flexibil... Read More about Design leaps: Divergent thinking techniques across media for architectural design.

An IPA study exploring clients’ experiences of living with complex mental health needs in a residential care home: Some voices are harder to hear (2021)
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Chivers, A. An IPA study exploring clients’ experiences of living with complex mental health needs in a residential care home: Some voices are harder to hear. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6955731

Objectives The aim of the research was to hear the voices of participants with complex mental health needs, gaining insight into the experience of living in residential care homes. These voices often get lost; as people with complex mental health ne... Read More about An IPA study exploring clients’ experiences of living with complex mental health needs in a residential care home: Some voices are harder to hear.

Facilitating family engagement in older people's home-based reablement: A realist inquiry (2021)
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Sumpter, L. Facilitating family engagement in older people's home-based reablement: A realist inquiry. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7075880

An ageing population brings pressures and opportunities. Since 2010, the UK Government has invested substantially in reablement, to release pressure in health and social care services and to promote wellbeing. When a deterioration in an individual’... Read More about Facilitating family engagement in older people's home-based reablement: A realist inquiry.

The experience of emotion in people with Fibromyalgia: A thematic analysis (2021)
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Jones, L. The experience of emotion in people with Fibromyalgia: A thematic analysis. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7045706

Emotion is widely recognised as one of the central factors which influence the experience and management of pain (International Association for the Study of Pain, 2020). There is a substantial research base on how emotion may exacerbate or ameliorate... Read More about The experience of emotion in people with Fibromyalgia: A thematic analysis.

Trade Union collective identity, mobilisation and leadership – a study of the printworkers’ disputes of 1980 and 1983 (2021)
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Costley, N. Trade Union collective identity, mobilisation and leadership – a study of the printworkers’ disputes of 1980 and 1983. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6830037

The National Graphical Association (NGA) typified the British model of craft unionism with substantial positional power and organisational strength. This study finds that it relied upon, and was reinforced by, the common occupational bonds that membe... Read More about Trade Union collective identity, mobilisation and leadership – a study of the printworkers’ disputes of 1980 and 1983.

“It’s such a hard and lonely journey”: Women’s experiences of perinatal loss and the subsequent pregnancy (2021)
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Wheeler, N. “It’s such a hard and lonely journey”: Women’s experiences of perinatal loss and the subsequent pregnancy. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7244045

Background: Perinatal losses are devastating life changing events for mothers, with psychological consequences both after loss and in the following pregnancy. Societal taboos result in disenfranchised grief, with inconsistent support available. Ai... Read More about “It’s such a hard and lonely journey”: Women’s experiences of perinatal loss and the subsequent pregnancy.

Investigating the motives, barriers and enablers associated with the implementation of a sustainable supply chain management in the Saudi manufacturing industry (2021)
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Aljoghaiman, A. Investigating the motives, barriers and enablers associated with the implementation of a sustainable supply chain management in the Saudi manufacturing industry. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6812683

Sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) can play a significant role in improving a company’s sustainability performance by addressing the social, environmental and economic issues affecting the supply chain; including suppliers, in-house operation... Read More about Investigating the motives, barriers and enablers associated with the implementation of a sustainable supply chain management in the Saudi manufacturing industry.

How do illness perceptions influence the effectiveness of self-management in individuals living in Bermuda with type 2 diabetes? (2021)
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Matthew, T. How do illness perceptions influence the effectiveness of self-management in individuals living in Bermuda with type 2 diabetes?. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7212112

Diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high in the body (NHS, 2016). Diabetes UK (2009) estimates that self-management is 95% of managing diabetes. Self-management refers to an individual’s abil... Read More about How do illness perceptions influence the effectiveness of self-management in individuals living in Bermuda with type 2 diabetes?.

Technology enhance learning: A case study of the potentials of mobile technologies in Nigerian College of Education (2021)
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Tabowei, A. Technology enhance learning: A case study of the potentials of mobile technologies in Nigerian College of Education. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6000872

Technology has proven to be an effective tool and a driving force for developments in the education sector, hence the term “technology enhanced learning” (TEL). Despite the continuous impact of technology in education, the lack of TEL in teacher educ... Read More about Technology enhance learning: A case study of the potentials of mobile technologies in Nigerian College of Education.

Experiencing Initial Teacher Education as a career changer in England: A Constructivist Grounded Theory exploration of trainee teachers' perceptions of learning (2021)
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Garrick, N. Experiencing Initial Teacher Education as a career changer in England: A Constructivist Grounded Theory exploration of trainee teachers' perceptions of learning. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7020678

Using Constructivist Grounded Theory Methodology, this study explores the perceptions of learning of eight career changing trainee teachers enrolled on four one-year primary or secondary postgraduate Initial Teacher Education programmes in England. T... Read More about Experiencing Initial Teacher Education as a career changer in England: A Constructivist Grounded Theory exploration of trainee teachers' perceptions of learning.

Exploring online identities of influential users in online communities: A mixed methods approach (2021)
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Richardson, S. Exploring online identities of influential users in online communities: A mixed methods approach. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1491011

At present the use of online communities has become a great interest to practitioners and scholars alike due to the potential for recruitment and social marketing (Johnson, Safadi, & Faraq, 2015). However, despite the growth in interest for online co... Read More about Exploring online identities of influential users in online communities: A mixed methods approach.

Is the Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) effective for UK military veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? A pilot study (2021)
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Davies, S. Is the Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) effective for UK military veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? A pilot study. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6971656

Background Armed forces personnel frequently witness traumatic events and suffer the consequences of involvement in combat. Improving treatment of post-traumatic stress and related problems for Veterans of these conflicts is important to optimise re... Read More about Is the Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) effective for UK military veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? A pilot study.

A critical and comparative analysis of the prevention of tax evasion through the application of law and enforcement policies in the United Kingdom and United States of America (2021)
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Bourton, S. A critical and comparative analysis of the prevention of tax evasion through the application of law and enforcement policies in the United Kingdom and United States of America. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7316976

Following the global financial crisis, and a number of tax evasion scandals, there has been an increased public demand for countries to tackle tax evasion. In response, the past two decades have seen the diffusion of international cooperation in tax... Read More about A critical and comparative analysis of the prevention of tax evasion through the application of law and enforcement policies in the United Kingdom and United States of America.

Dynamic technique analysis of the female equestrian rider (2021)
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Wilkins, C. Dynamic technique analysis of the female equestrian rider. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7033828

Equestrian dressage is the ultimate test of the rider’s ability to train the horse. The aim of this thesis was to present several methods to analyse the dynamic technique of dressage riders and horse-rider coordination. Competitive dressage riders we... Read More about Dynamic technique analysis of the female equestrian rider.