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Interstate cooperation and anti-trafficking : assessing existing approaches between Nigeria and the United Kingdom (2010)
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Ikeora, M. N. (2010). Interstate cooperation and anti-trafficking : assessing existing approaches between Nigeria and the United Kingdom. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4215790

Even though it is over a century since the abolition of transatlantic slavery, people are still sold as commodities in the form of human trafficking, to be exploited for sexual services, cheap labour, domestic servitude and other emerging forms of co... Read More about Interstate cooperation and anti-trafficking : assessing existing approaches between Nigeria and the United Kingdom.

The value of e-banking services in the Egyptian environment : an integrated model (2010)
Thesis
El Naggar, R. A. E. A. I. (2010). The value of e-banking services in the Egyptian environment : an integrated model. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214557

Introduction: Driving the introduction of e-banking services in Egypt are structural changes, which have intensified competition across the banking sector. The value (net benefits) of e-banking services to their suppliers lies in their ability to att... Read More about The value of e-banking services in the Egyptian environment : an integrated model.

Personality representation: predicting behaviour for personalised learning support (2010)
Thesis
Wood, D. H. (2010). Personality representation: predicting behaviour for personalised learning support. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214060

The need for personalised support systems comes from the growing number of students that are being supported within institutions with shrinking resources. Over the last decade the use of computers and the Internet within education has become more pre... Read More about Personality representation: predicting behaviour for personalised learning support.

Transition stories : politics of urban living space in Tirana city region, Albania (2010)
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Mele, M. (2010). Transition stories : politics of urban living space in Tirana city region, Albania. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4213030

This thesis contributes to the geography of urban transition and to the expansion of knowledge of the post socialist city. Although many cities in transitional countries have inherited similar forms of housing and infrastructure provision and urban d... Read More about Transition stories : politics of urban living space in Tirana city region, Albania.

Marketing communications practices in SMES through a cultural lens : a one nation perspective : Icealnd [i.e. Iceland] (2010)
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Guðríður Ármannsdóttir. (2010). Marketing communications practices in SMES through a cultural lens : a one nation perspective : Icealnd [i.e. Iceland]. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211752

The marketing environment has in the past two decades changed dramatically. The Internet has given businesses of all sizes the opportunity to compete throughout the world with brands of seemingly similar quality, and to promote their wares in ways pr... Read More about Marketing communications practices in SMES through a cultural lens : a one nation perspective : Icealnd [i.e. Iceland].

Development of porphyrin-antiangiogenic antibody immunoconjugates for photodynamic therapy (2010)
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Bullous, A. (2010). Development of porphyrin-antiangiogenic antibody immunoconjugates for photodynamic therapy. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211381

Photodynamic therapy is a novel cancer treatment, involving the combination of light, photosensitiser and molecular oxygen to produce cytotoxic species. Currently, commercially available photosensitisers, including Photofrin and Foscan, only exhibit... Read More about Development of porphyrin-antiangiogenic antibody immunoconjugates for photodynamic therapy.

Optimisation and frequency tuning concepts for a vibration energy harvester (2010)
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Ooi, B. L. (2010). Optimisation and frequency tuning concepts for a vibration energy harvester. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211042

With current electronic designs becoming more versatile and mobile, applications that were wired and bulky before have now seen a great reduction in size and increase in portability. However, the issue is that the scaling down in size and cost of ele... Read More about Optimisation and frequency tuning concepts for a vibration energy harvester.

Dipyrrin complexes and their uses as self assembling materials (2010)
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Benstead, M. (2010). Dipyrrin complexes and their uses as self assembling materials. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4210942

Several series of BODIPYs bearing mesogenic substituents were synthesised and their fluorescence and liquid crystal properties were characterized. Each compound prepared consisted of one BODIPY fluorophore and one, two or three mesogenic units based... Read More about Dipyrrin complexes and their uses as self assembling materials.

The application of organisational cybernetics to the design and diagnosis of financial performance management systems (2010)
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Morlidge, S. P. (2010). The application of organisational cybernetics to the design and diagnosis of financial performance management systems. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4219581

The object of this study is the processes that govern the flow of financial resources around an organisation. This is addressed in the context of the need for organisations to survive and prosper in an uncertain and dynamic world. Specifically, inter... Read More about The application of organisational cybernetics to the design and diagnosis of financial performance management systems.

Demographic and ethnicity effects on neuropsychological test performance : implications for dementia assessment in Caribbean populations (2010)
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Khan, K. L. (2010). Demographic and ethnicity effects on neuropsychological test performance : implications for dementia assessment in Caribbean populations. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4217272

Prevalence rates of dementia are increasing worldwide and more so in developing countries. Early and accurate diagnosis of dementia then assumes critical importance. Cross-cultural neuropsychological assessment of dementia depends on the use of instr... Read More about Demographic and ethnicity effects on neuropsychological test performance : implications for dementia assessment in Caribbean populations.

Positive schizotypy : a proposed endophenotype for psychosis in neurological disorders (2010)
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Bruen, P. D. (2010). Positive schizotypy : a proposed endophenotype for psychosis in neurological disorders. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4216111

In the current thesis, a model whereby the fully dimensional expression of positive schizotypal (PS) personality traits represents a psychological and biological diathesis that would predict psychotic decompensation in states of neurological stress w... Read More about Positive schizotypy : a proposed endophenotype for psychosis in neurological disorders.

Earnings management, agency costs and corporate governance : evidence from Egypt (2010)
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Khalil, M. M. (2010). Earnings management, agency costs and corporate governance : evidence from Egypt. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214880

The main purpose of this study is to provide further insights into the potential influence of a number of internal and external governance mechanisms in constraining earnings management and determining the agency costs level. In addition, this study... Read More about Earnings management, agency costs and corporate governance : evidence from Egypt.

A computational framework for similarity estimation and stimulus reconstruction of Hodgkin-Huxley neural responses (2010)
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Sarangdhar, M. (2010). A computational framework for similarity estimation and stimulus reconstruction of Hodgkin-Huxley neural responses. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211610

Periodic stimuli are known to induce chaotic oscillations in the squid giant axon for a certain range of frequencies, a behaviour modelled by the Hodgkin-Huxley equations. Inthe presence of chaotic oscillations, similarity between neural responses de... Read More about A computational framework for similarity estimation and stimulus reconstruction of Hodgkin-Huxley neural responses.

The Royal Navy’s anti-slavery campaign in the western Indian Ocean, c. 1860-1890: race, empire and identity (2010)
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Doulton, L. (2010). The Royal Navy’s anti-slavery campaign in the western Indian Ocean, c. 1860-1890: race, empire and identity. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211170

This thesis explores the Royal Navy’s suppression of the slave trade in the western Indian Ocean between 1858 and the mid 1890s. Previous studies of this activity have offered narrative-style histories which have focused on operational matters and th... Read More about The Royal Navy’s anti-slavery campaign in the western Indian Ocean, c. 1860-1890: race, empire and identity.

Radio-echo sounding of Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica : understanding the past from observations, analysis and modelling of internal layering (2010)
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Karlsson, N. B. (2010). Radio-echo sounding of Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica : understanding the past from observations, analysis and modelling of internal layering. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211026

Pine Island Glacier is one of the fastest and most dynamic glaciers in West Antarctica. The stability of the glacier may thus have profound impact on the overall stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and its contribution to global sea-level rise.... Read More about Radio-echo sounding of Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica : understanding the past from observations, analysis and modelling of internal layering.

Intermetallic compounds by reductive annealing (2010)
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Kift, R. L. (2010). Intermetallic compounds by reductive annealing. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211009

The majority of the work described in this thesis focuses on the development of a new synthetic route to binary and ternary intermetallic compounds, which avoids the need for reaction at very high temperatures, multi-step reactions, reaction under va... Read More about Intermetallic compounds by reductive annealing.

The added-value of non-nurse lecturers teaching on nursing programmes (2010)
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Dickinson, J. (2010). The added-value of non-nurse lecturers teaching on nursing programmes. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211498

This thesis investigated the added-value of non-nurse lecturers teaching on nursing programmes. In doing this it attempted to answer the following research questions: • To what extent is the contribution of non-nurse lecturers defined in both theor... Read More about The added-value of non-nurse lecturers teaching on nursing programmes.

On-call work scheduling : a multi-method analysis of psychological effects and moderators (2010)
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Reid, T. (2010). On-call work scheduling : a multi-method analysis of psychological effects and moderators. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211492

On-call working is a relatively new form of work scheduling in many occupational settings. For a large proportion of employees, being on-call is not an option but an integral component of the job. Essentially, utilising this type of work scheduling i... Read More about On-call work scheduling : a multi-method analysis of psychological effects and moderators.

Land use intensity and trees on farms in Malawi (2010)
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Clarkson, G. (2010). Land use intensity and trees on farms in Malawi. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211069

Rapidly increasing population densities in Malawi have put a huge strain on the existing agricultural land and the surrounding woodland. Smallholder agriculture is the dominant economic activity of Malawi’s rural population and many farmers have been... Read More about Land use intensity and trees on farms in Malawi.

Test analysis & fault simulation of microfluidic systems (2010)
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Myers, T. O. (2010). Test analysis & fault simulation of microfluidic systems. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4210117

This work presents a design, simulation and test methodology for microfluidic systems, with particular focus on simulation for test. A Microfluidic Fault Simulator (MFS) has been created based around COMSOL which allows a fault-free system model to u... Read More about Test analysis & fault simulation of microfluidic systems.