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Preparation of porous polymeric scaffolds via high internal phase emulsion templating (2014)
Thesis
Alsuhaymi, L. (2014). Preparation of porous polymeric scaffolds via high internal phase emulsion templating. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4218482

The aims of this project are to synthesise polymeric surfactants, investigate their ability to stabilise high internal phase emulsions (HIPEs) and the structure of porous polymeric materials obtained after polymerising the oil phase of water-in-oil H... Read More about Preparation of porous polymeric scaffolds via high internal phase emulsion templating.

Rufius the Cinaedus & the 'pivot of authenticity' : representing ancient Roman sexuality in fiction (2014)
Thesis
Walton, S. (2014). Rufius the Cinaedus & the 'pivot of authenticity' : representing ancient Roman sexuality in fiction. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4218685

The thesis includes a novel, Rufius the Cinaedus, and an exegesis, The ‘Pivot of Authenticity’: Representing Ancient Roman Sexuality in Fiction, which explores how I creatively engaged with the historical sources to write Rufius the Cinaedus, and the... Read More about Rufius the Cinaedus & the 'pivot of authenticity' : representing ancient Roman sexuality in fiction.

Machine learning based data pre-processing for the purpose of medical data mining and decision support (2014)
Thesis
Rahman, M. M. (2014). Machine learning based data pre-processing for the purpose of medical data mining and decision support. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4216071

Building an accurate and reliable model for prediction for different application domains, is one of the most significant challenges in knowledge discovery and data mining. Sometimes, improved data quality is itself the goal of the analysis, usually t... Read More about Machine learning based data pre-processing for the purpose of medical data mining and decision support.

An RCT of clinical and cost effectiveness of endovenous laser therapy in the treatment of varicose veins secondary to isolated saphenopopliteal incompetence and small saphenous reflux (2014)
Thesis
Samuel, N. (2014). An RCT of clinical and cost effectiveness of endovenous laser therapy in the treatment of varicose veins secondary to isolated saphenopopliteal incompetence and small saphenous reflux. (Thesis). Hull York Medical School, the University of Hull and the University of York. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4216284

BACKGROUND Lower limb varicosities are common and cause significant impairment of quality of life to the sufferers. Patients with small saphenous incompetence form a small but significant part of this group who have traditionally been treated by sur... Read More about An RCT of clinical and cost effectiveness of endovenous laser therapy in the treatment of varicose veins secondary to isolated saphenopopliteal incompetence and small saphenous reflux.

An investigation into the role of epidurals in patients undergoing colorectal surgery (2014)
Thesis
Richards, E. R. (2014). An investigation into the role of epidurals in patients undergoing colorectal surgery. (Thesis). Hull York Medical School, the University of Hull and the University of York. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4217206

Background: Thoracic epidural anaesthesia (TEA) is routinely used for the relief of Postoperative pain in patients undergoing major colorectal surgery. TEA is often associated with hypotension, which may be refractory to intravenous fluids, causing c... Read More about An investigation into the role of epidurals in patients undergoing colorectal surgery.

What kind of space does Sheffield International College provide for its students and principal stakeholders? (2014)
Thesis
Smith, K. R. (2014). What kind of space does Sheffield International College provide for its students and principal stakeholders?. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4217509

This thesis is concerned with one example of the recent phenomenon of International Pathway Colleges, Sheffield International College. It is a case study designed to answer initial questions and identify areas for future research, which uses the lens... Read More about What kind of space does Sheffield International College provide for its students and principal stakeholders?.

Porous material preparation via hydrogel slurry templating technique (2014)
Thesis
Rutkevicius, M. (2014). Porous material preparation via hydrogel slurry templating technique. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221434

A novel route for porous and composite material fabrication by templating materials over hydrogel slurries has been developed. The introduction of porosity was achieved by evaporating the water from the incorporated hydrogel particles and thus creati... Read More about Porous material preparation via hydrogel slurry templating technique.

Investigation of a novel solar photovoltaic/loop-heat-pipe heat pump system (2014)
Thesis
Zhang, X. (2014). Investigation of a novel solar photovoltaic/loop-heat-pipe heat pump system. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4215578

With the widespread deployment of solar photovoltaic (PV) and thermal devices imminent, this research aims to resolve some engineering barriers to the existing solar photovoltaic/thermal (PV/T) technologies by incorporating an innovative loop heat pi... Read More about Investigation of a novel solar photovoltaic/loop-heat-pipe heat pump system.

Use of MicroCT to determine the functional ecology of intertidal infauna (2014)
Thesis
Butterfield, J. (2014). Use of MicroCT to determine the functional ecology of intertidal infauna. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4215721

Intertidal infauna through the process of bioturbation, play a major role in estuarine ecosystem functioning. Despite this, methods to both quantitatively and qualitatively assess the features produced from bioturbation have been limited. This study... Read More about Use of MicroCT to determine the functional ecology of intertidal infauna.

Breeding ecology, migration and population genetics of lesser crested terns Thalasseus bengalensis emigrata (2014)
Thesis
Hamza, A. A. (2014). Breeding ecology, migration and population genetics of lesser crested terns Thalasseus bengalensis emigrata. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4215875

The ecological requirements of the Mediterranean breeding population of Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis emigrata were studied from 2009 to 2012 at its three breeding sites on the Libyan coast Libya: Gara, Elba islands and Jeliana islet. Fo... Read More about Breeding ecology, migration and population genetics of lesser crested terns Thalasseus bengalensis emigrata.

Craniofacial integration, plasticity and biomechanics in the mouse masticatory system (2014)
Thesis
Baverstock, H. (2014). Craniofacial integration, plasticity and biomechanics in the mouse masticatory system. (Thesis). Hull York Medical School, the University of Hull and the University of York. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4216029

The craniomandibular skeleton is a complex, dynamic structure, housing many vital tissues and required to perform critical functions. This region is however subject to substantial morphological change during development, and required to adapt to its... Read More about Craniofacial integration, plasticity and biomechanics in the mouse masticatory system.

An exploration of ex post contract adjustment under public private partnership with special investigation of the transportation industry (2014)
Thesis
Fu, T. (2014). An exploration of ex post contract adjustment under public private partnership with special investigation of the transportation industry. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4216092

This research focuses on ex post Contract Adjustment (CA) under Public Private Partnership (PPP) program. It includes theoretical exploration and empirical investigation. The former has one model while the latter finishes two sets of regression with... Read More about An exploration of ex post contract adjustment under public private partnership with special investigation of the transportation industry.

Effects of hypoxia on the human lung (2014)
Thesis
Bennett, R. T. (2014). Effects of hypoxia on the human lung. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4216734

A large number of animal studies have investigated the effects of hypoxia on the pulmonary vasculature and hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction (HPV) is now established as an important homeostatic mechanism for perfusion-ventilation matching in the lun... Read More about Effects of hypoxia on the human lung.

What are mothers' and healthcare professionals' experiences of infant feeding within the current policy context and culture of healthcare in England? (2014)
Thesis
Smith, J. (2014). What are mothers' and healthcare professionals' experiences of infant feeding within the current policy context and culture of healthcare in England?. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4217035

Background: Increasing breastfeeding rates is a longstanding goal of health policy in England. Rationale for this is premised upon the health benefits to both mother and child conferred by exclusive breastfeeding. Current UK Infant Feeding Policy... Read More about What are mothers' and healthcare professionals' experiences of infant feeding within the current policy context and culture of healthcare in England?.

Synthesis and characterization of new ring opening polymerization(ROP)catalysts based on aluminium or tungsten complexes (2014)
Thesis
Sun, X. (2014). Synthesis and characterization of new ring opening polymerization(ROP)catalysts based on aluminium or tungsten complexes. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4217264

Cyclic esters provide versatile biocompatible and biodegradable polymers possessing good mechanical properties. These polymers are also models for studying the kinetics, thermodynamics, and mechanisms of many elementary reactions in polymerization. B... Read More about Synthesis and characterization of new ring opening polymerization(ROP)catalysts based on aluminium or tungsten complexes.

Islamic religious beliefs and brand personality towards new product adoption in the Islamic market, and scale development and validation (2014)
Thesis
Al-Hajla, A. H. (2014). Islamic religious beliefs and brand personality towards new product adoption in the Islamic market, and scale development and validation. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4219615

Brand personality is considered as an important element in building and maintaining strong and valuable brands. Several brand personality scales have been proposed within the brand marketing literature, but no reliable and valid brand personality sca... Read More about Islamic religious beliefs and brand personality towards new product adoption in the Islamic market, and scale development and validation.

Synthesis and characterization of new ring opening polymerization(ROP)catalysts based on aluminium or tungsten complexes (2014)
Thesis
Sun, X. (2014). Synthesis and characterization of new ring opening polymerization(ROP)catalysts based on aluminium or tungsten complexes. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221173

Cyclic esters provide versatile biocompatible and biodegradable polymers possessing good mechanical properties. These polymers are also models for studying the kinetics, thermodynamics, and mechanisms of many elementary reactions in polymerization. B... Read More about Synthesis and characterization of new ring opening polymerization(ROP)catalysts based on aluminium or tungsten complexes.