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The role of television and social media news videos in raising the socio-political awareness of Jordanian University students (2020)
Thesis
Al-Jalabneh, A. A. S. H. The role of television and social media news videos in raising the socio-political awareness of Jordanian University students. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491266

This thesis investigates the use and perceived awareness of Jordanian university students towards the socio-political news presented by Television “National Jordanian and Satellite TV” in comparison to Social Media “Facebook and YouTube”. The thesis... Read More about The role of television and social media news videos in raising the socio-political awareness of Jordanian University students.

Women in senior management in Malaysia: An intersectional analysis (2020)
Thesis
Mokhtar, A. S. Women in senior management in Malaysia: An intersectional analysis. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/4829641

Women account for almost 15 million persons in the Malaysian labour force and the labour force participation rate has risen to 68.0 per cent in 2017. Although the participation of female in the labour market has increased, women are still seen to be... Read More about Women in senior management in Malaysia: An intersectional analysis.

A behavioural approach to corporate finance: A study of the Egyptian and UK markets (2020)
Thesis
ElGebeily, E. A behavioural approach to corporate finance: A study of the Egyptian and UK markets. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/5715851

This thesis empirically investigates the effect of managerial overconfidence bias on investment decisions, stock price crash risk and default risk. Overconfidence is manifested in an exaggerated sense of being attentive only to one’s own information,... Read More about A behavioural approach to corporate finance: A study of the Egyptian and UK markets.

Living with cystic fibrosis: Patients' experiences of diagnosis in adulthood (2020)
Thesis
Sharma, N. Living with cystic fibrosis: Patients' experiences of diagnosis in adulthood. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/3321017

There is a paucity of research investigating what it is like to be diagnosed and to live with cystic fibrosis (CF) in adulthood. Understanding the experiences of these adults and the impact of the condition can provide information to help healthcare... Read More about Living with cystic fibrosis: Patients' experiences of diagnosis in adulthood.

Alcohol and micronutrient-induced regulation of Aβ load and Tau hyperphosphorylation through modulation of mitochondrial fusion/fission pathways (2020)
Thesis
Okoro, G. U. Alcohol and micronutrient-induced regulation of Aβ load and Tau hyperphosphorylation through modulation of mitochondrial fusion/fission pathways. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491050

Introduction and aims: Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has for decades been associated with increased accumulation of brain amyloid β peptides (Aβ) and phosphorylated tau. Unfortunately, targeted therapy to Aβ in particular has not been successful resulting... Read More about Alcohol and micronutrient-induced regulation of Aβ load and Tau hyperphosphorylation through modulation of mitochondrial fusion/fission pathways.

Towards evidence based psychosocial interventions to support workers in reducing the health and wellbeing impacts of working shifts (2020)
Thesis
Hazleton, S. Towards evidence based psychosocial interventions to support workers in reducing the health and wellbeing impacts of working shifts. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/4598084

Shift work is becoming more prevalent as a working pattern, with current literature suggesting that working shifts may negatively impact on many aspects of health and wellbeing. Following requests from organisations for public health support in this... Read More about Towards evidence based psychosocial interventions to support workers in reducing the health and wellbeing impacts of working shifts.

Fenofibrate toxicity and impact on clinical biomarkers in patients with dyslipidaemia (2020)
Thesis
Fombon, I. Fenofibrate toxicity and impact on clinical biomarkers in patients with dyslipidaemia. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/3829730

Introduction and aims: Fenofibrate is the most widely used fibric acid derivative for managing mixed dyslipidaemia, characterised by elevated levels of cholesterol, triglycerides and LDL cholesterol and low levels of HDL cholesterol. Fenofibrate is a... Read More about Fenofibrate toxicity and impact on clinical biomarkers in patients with dyslipidaemia.

Autistic subjectivities: A critical narrative analysis of the stories of women who self-identified as autistic in adulthood (2020)
Thesis
Pearse, J. Autistic subjectivities: A critical narrative analysis of the stories of women who self-identified as autistic in adulthood. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/5382733

Until recently, autism was assumed to be a predominantly male phenomenon, but a growing number of women are now identifying as autistic in adulthood after many years of unexplained difficulties in their everyday lives. The findings of the few studies... Read More about Autistic subjectivities: A critical narrative analysis of the stories of women who self-identified as autistic in adulthood.

Patient activation in inflammatory arthritis (2020)
Thesis
Jones, B. Patient activation in inflammatory arthritis. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/4773681

Patient activation covers the skills, abilities and behaviour that contribute to how able and willing someone is to take an active role in managing their health. Patient activation is currently often assessed using the Patient Activation Measure (PAM... Read More about Patient activation in inflammatory arthritis.

Rethinking corporate rescue law in Vietnam under the perspectives of the United Kingdom and Canada (2020)
Thesis
Duong, H. T. Rethinking corporate rescue law in Vietnam under the perspectives of the United Kingdom and Canada. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/3218771

This thesis examines how the models of Debtor-in-Possession (DIP), the Professional-in-Possession (PIP) and the hybrid models are adopted in the administration of corporate rescue under insolvency laws of the United Kingdom, Canada and Vietnam. The t... Read More about Rethinking corporate rescue law in Vietnam under the perspectives of the United Kingdom and Canada.

Advanced 3D ultrasonic characterisation of 2D woven composites (2020)
Thesis
Maybury, L. Advanced 3D ultrasonic characterisation of 2D woven composites. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/3292378

The principal aim of this project was to generate an automated mapping programme that will identify and quantify deviations from design, due to either manufacturing processes or in-service defects. Focusing on woven carbon fibre composites, using dat... Read More about Advanced 3D ultrasonic characterisation of 2D woven composites.

Exploring the relationship of couples living with dementia and the role of couples therapy; a thematic analysis (2020)
Thesis
Winter, B. Exploring the relationship of couples living with dementia and the role of couples therapy; a thematic analysis. (Thesis). Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/4748157

Contemporary dementia care is starting to adopt a relationship-centred approach, recognising the wider social context of the person living with dementia. Psychological therapy offered to people living with dementia is limited and further hindered by... Read More about Exploring the relationship of couples living with dementia and the role of couples therapy; a thematic analysis.

Rank and file union organising and employers’ counter-mobilisation: The role of activists in the mobilisation of 'self-employed' construction workers (2020)
Thesis
Smith, D. Rank and file union organising and employers’ counter-mobilisation: The role of activists in the mobilisation of 'self-employed' construction workers. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1490832

The unlawful blacklisting of union members by the UK’s major building contractors is well documented. Yet despite having a low union membership density, the sector experiences periodic explosions of industrial action that are almost always unofficial... Read More about Rank and file union organising and employers’ counter-mobilisation: The role of activists in the mobilisation of 'self-employed' construction workers.

“Whose bridges? And to where?” Exploring the rational for supplementary schooling: A stakeholder informed case study (2020)
Thesis
Elhaddad, M. “Whose bridges? And to where?” Exploring the rational for supplementary schooling: A stakeholder informed case study. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491119

This research investigates the motives for the establishment of supplementary schools; how the case study school addressed those aspirations; what happens if stakeholders’ needs are divergent; and what can be learnt about the perceived value of suppl... Read More about “Whose bridges? And to where?” Exploring the rational for supplementary schooling: A stakeholder informed case study.

A critical assessment of international legislative measures towards combating terrorist financing over the internet with primary focus on appropriateness and effectiveness (2020)
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Benstead, G. A critical assessment of international legislative measures towards combating terrorist financing over the internet with primary focus on appropriateness and effectiveness. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/6018789

This thesis is based around the questions of appropriateness and effectiveness of international measures against terrorist financing and internet transactions after the United States declared the ‘Financial War on Terror’ in the wake of 9/11, through... Read More about A critical assessment of international legislative measures towards combating terrorist financing over the internet with primary focus on appropriateness and effectiveness.

An investigation into the use of bamboo as reinforcement in concrete (2020)
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Khatib, A. An investigation into the use of bamboo as reinforcement in concrete. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/2783424

The behaviour of bamboo reinforced concrete is not well understood and the methods proposed for its design suffers from problems that can result in an overly conservative design in some situations and unconservative designs in others. This investigat... Read More about An investigation into the use of bamboo as reinforcement in concrete.

Black men's views on prostate cancer screening and information (2020)
Thesis
Alagskomah Akolgo, A. Black men's views on prostate cancer screening and information. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/3571066

Introduction: Black men have a higher risk of getting prostate cancer compared to men of other races. However, research shows that they are less likely to obtain prostate cancer screening. Aim: This study was aimed at establishing Black men’s view... Read More about Black men's views on prostate cancer screening and information.

Chemotherapy induces a genotoxic bystander effect in cell lines from the human bone marrow; evaluation of the role of the redox microenvironment (2020)
Thesis
Okeke, K. Chemotherapy induces a genotoxic bystander effect in cell lines from the human bone marrow; evaluation of the role of the redox microenvironment. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/2812709

Modern chemotherapeutic regimens for adult and childhood leukaemia rely on the use of a combination of various cytotoxic agents. Unfortunately, haematopoietic stem cell transplant, a last resort treatment for haematologic malignancies requires high d... Read More about Chemotherapy induces a genotoxic bystander effect in cell lines from the human bone marrow; evaluation of the role of the redox microenvironment.

Investigations into the design and development of novel screenprinted electrochemical biosensors for sugars (2020)
Thesis
Nicholas, P. Investigations into the design and development of novel screenprinted electrochemical biosensors for sugars. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1490862

The aim of the studies described in this thesis was to develop a set of single shot biosensors, for low concentration measures (less the 1 mM) of glucose, sucrose and fructose. In addition, the development of a user friendly potentiostat instrumental... Read More about Investigations into the design and development of novel screenprinted electrochemical biosensors for sugars.

‘It’s our job to take the limits away’: A case study approach to exploring a culture of teacher expectations in an English secondary school (2020)
Thesis
Smith, J. ‘It’s our job to take the limits away’: A case study approach to exploring a culture of teacher expectations in an English secondary school. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/4421728

The concept of labelling and notions of fixed abilities are prevalent in our education system (Archer et al., 2018). From the earliest stages of formal education, teachers are required to make predictions about future development of the children base... Read More about ‘It’s our job to take the limits away’: A case study approach to exploring a culture of teacher expectations in an English secondary school.


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