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Identification of cardiac signals in ambulatory ECG data (2018)
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Torabi, M. (2018). Identification of cardiac signals in ambulatory ECG data. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223481

The Electrocardiogram (ECG) is the primary tool for monitoring heart function. ECG signals contain vital information about the heart which informs diagnosis and treatment of cardiac conditions. The diagnosis of many cardiac arrhythmias require long t... Read More about Identification of cardiac signals in ambulatory ECG data.

Synthesis and characterization of Schiff-base complexes as medical imaging precursors (2018)
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Alqarni, S. A. A. (2018). Synthesis and characterization of Schiff-base complexes as medical imaging precursors. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4222935

Schiff-base compounds have been utilized in the medical field as antibiotics, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antiviral agents. The presence of nitrogen, oxygen and sulphur atoms in chelating Schiff-base compounds showed great biological activities... Read More about Synthesis and characterization of Schiff-base complexes as medical imaging precursors.

Synthesis of new calixarene-based scandium precursors for medical imaging (2018)
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Alamri, M. A. R. (2018). Synthesis of new calixarene-based scandium precursors for medical imaging. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4222917

Targeted radionuclide therapy is a new and an effective approach for cancer imaging and therapy complementary to the existing methods. In the last decade, the use of metal complexes in imaging and therapy has gained commonality in most clinical situa... Read More about Synthesis of new calixarene-based scandium precursors for medical imaging.

Effects of exercise on working, short term, and semantic memory selfevaluation, and performance in young, and older adults (2018)
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Aygun, D. (2018). Effects of exercise on working, short term, and semantic memory selfevaluation, and performance in young, and older adults. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221722

Studies have suggested that cognitive abilities decrease with age. However, research with young people have illustrated that young adults perform better on series of cognitive tests compared to older adults, demonstrating declining memory and cogniti... Read More about Effects of exercise on working, short term, and semantic memory selfevaluation, and performance in young, and older adults.

An assessment of the impact of corporate governance practices on the values of firms in the United Kingdom and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia : a comparative study using the Ethical Process Thinking Model (EPTM) (2018)
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ALHarbi, A. (2018). An assessment of the impact of corporate governance practices on the values of firms in the United Kingdom and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia : a comparative study using the Ethical Process Thinking Model (EPTM). (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221685

There are many scandals and collapses of companies around the world, and there has been a renewed interest in the impact of corporate governance on the firm value. According to the literature on corporate governance, the roles of regulat... Read More about An assessment of the impact of corporate governance practices on the values of firms in the United Kingdom and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia : a comparative study using the Ethical Process Thinking Model (EPTM).

An existential phenomenology of eating disorders in older people : an ontological reflection and analysis (2018)
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Warriner, S. (2018). An existential phenomenology of eating disorders in older people : an ontological reflection and analysis. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221619

[From the introduction:] This thesis is an interdisciplinary project of philosophy, specifically the use of an existential phenomenological method, applied to a health and social care topic under the broader research theme of ‘wellbeing’. It will... Read More about An existential phenomenology of eating disorders in older people : an ontological reflection and analysis.

Rapid biodiversity monitoring of freshwater ponds using environmental DNA : traversing the aquatic-terrestrial boundary in pondscapes (2018)
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Harper, L. R. (2018). Rapid biodiversity monitoring of freshwater ponds using environmental DNA : traversing the aquatic-terrestrial boundary in pondscapes. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221591

Environmental DNA (eDNA) analysis is transforming biodiversity monitoring in aquatic ecosystems with immense potential to inform their conservation and management. eDNA analysis is rapid, non-invasive, cost-efficient, and often more accurate and sens... Read More about Rapid biodiversity monitoring of freshwater ponds using environmental DNA : traversing the aquatic-terrestrial boundary in pondscapes.

Freedom and reinvention : the experience of disengagement from education for young people and their educators (2018)
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Dean, C. (2018). Freedom and reinvention : the experience of disengagement from education for young people and their educators. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221563

The aims of this study were firstly to investigate the concept of disengagement with a focus on how society can be seen to problematise young people who are disengaged from mainstream education. Secondly, the study scrutinised the effects of this pro... Read More about Freedom and reinvention : the experience of disengagement from education for young people and their educators.

Modern welfare and traditions of reciprocity : Parahita organizations and emergent ecologies of redistribution in rural Myanmar (2018)
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Griffiths, M. P. (2018). Modern welfare and traditions of reciprocity : Parahita organizations and emergent ecologies of redistribution in rural Myanmar. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221398

Recent discourse on citizenship and identity in Myanmar has been dominated by practices of othering and exclusion, often amplifying historically constructed notions of ethnicity and belonging. Notions of citizenship, both in terms of the right to bel... Read More about Modern welfare and traditions of reciprocity : Parahita organizations and emergent ecologies of redistribution in rural Myanmar.

Identification and functional characterisation of putative mitochondrial nucleotide transporters from the human pathogen Trypanosome brucei (2018)
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Alshegifi, M. (2018). Identification and functional characterisation of putative mitochondrial nucleotide transporters from the human pathogen Trypanosome brucei. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221223

Trypanosoma brucei is a medically important protozoan parasite that causes African sleeping sickness in humans. Although disease treatment is possible, it is hindered by the limited availability of effective drugs and the rapid emergence of drug resi... Read More about Identification and functional characterisation of putative mitochondrial nucleotide transporters from the human pathogen Trypanosome brucei.

Evaluation of new PET tracers for receptor tumour imaging (2018)
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Miranda, C. (2018). Evaluation of new PET tracers for receptor tumour imaging. (Thesis). University of Hull

PET imaging can be used to non-invasively characterise biological processes at the molecular and cellular levels. The oestrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) are important biomarkers in the diagnosis, prognosis and follow-up of the the... Read More about Evaluation of new PET tracers for receptor tumour imaging.

Organisational change from the perspectives of translation : a case study of transformation in the Libyan banking system (2018)
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Alzawawi, B. S. (2018). Organisational change from the perspectives of translation : a case study of transformation in the Libyan banking system. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4227278

This study examines an organisational change process in its real-time. Two theoretical approaches have inspired a search for explanations to the process of change occurring as part of large transforming the Libyan banking sector to become compliant w... Read More about Organisational change from the perspectives of translation : a case study of transformation in the Libyan banking system.

An empirical analysis of top management team strategic cognition, managerial attributes, audit committee effectiveness and their implications for corporate risk and performance (2018)
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Attah-Boakye, R. (2018). An empirical analysis of top management team strategic cognition, managerial attributes, audit committee effectiveness and their implications for corporate risk and performance. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223366

The events of the global financial crisis have hastened the refinement of existing corporate governance regulations and the development of new ones to strengthen corporate governance mechanisms. However, critics of this approach argue that strengthen... Read More about An empirical analysis of top management team strategic cognition, managerial attributes, audit committee effectiveness and their implications for corporate risk and performance.

Thermal chemical conversion of plastics waste for production of carbon nanotubes (2018)
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Liu, X. (2018). Thermal chemical conversion of plastics waste for production of carbon nanotubes. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223301

With continuous growth for more than 50 years, global plastics production increased to 336 million tonnes in 2016, and over 27 million tonnes of post-consumer plastic wastes were produced. Waste management is necessary to minimise the plastic waste i... Read More about Thermal chemical conversion of plastics waste for production of carbon nanotubes.

Exercise in heart failure (2018)
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Shah, P. (2018). Exercise in heart failure. (Thesis). Hull York Medical School, the University of Hull and the University of York. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4222393

Introduction In ambulatory patients with chronic stable heart failure, the cardinal symptom of exercise intolerance is not fully resolved despite optimal medical treatment. Identifying other treatments to improve exercise intolerance may improve qua... Read More about Exercise in heart failure.

How successful were President Obama’s efforts in climate diplomacy? (2018)
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Samoraj, J. L. (2018). How successful were President Obama’s efforts in climate diplomacy?. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4222045

This thesis explores the possibility of combating climate change as a result of climate diplomacy exercised by President Obama. The aim is to examine President Obama’s actions through a method of norm-centred constructivism. This thesis’ core researc... Read More about How successful were President Obama’s efforts in climate diplomacy?.

A positive psychology approach to understanding psychological experiences of adolescent mothers : what effect does intervention have and how does resilience contribute to their psychological wellbeing (2018)
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Edlington, B. L. (2018). A positive psychology approach to understanding psychological experiences of adolescent mothers : what effect does intervention have and how does resilience contribute to their psychological wellbeing. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221647

This portfolio thesis has three parts: a systematic literature review, an empirical paper, and appendices. Part one is a systematic literature review in which the empirical literature relating to interventions to improve psychological wellbeing in... Read More about A positive psychology approach to understanding psychological experiences of adolescent mothers : what effect does intervention have and how does resilience contribute to their psychological wellbeing.

Optimising the prescription of training for post-activation potentiation in rugby league players (2018)
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Scott, D. J. C. (2018). Optimising the prescription of training for post-activation potentiation in rugby league players. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221624

Maximum lower-body muscular strength and power are key determinants of successful performance in rugby league (Baker & Newton, 2009; Johnston, Gabbett, & Jenkins, 2014). Due to large amounts of concurrent energy system training and the congested fixt... Read More about Optimising the prescription of training for post-activation potentiation in rugby league players.

The detection and quantification of deer populations for impact management on Thorne Moors, Humberhead Peatlands nature reserve (2018)
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Logan, T. W. (2018). The detection and quantification of deer populations for impact management on Thorne Moors, Humberhead Peatlands nature reserve. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221579

Wildlife management often requires adjusting the density of a specific species within the environment and are usually justified around meeting the objectives of landowners. This study focussed upon Thorne Moors (Humberhead Peatlands NNR) and the ecol... Read More about The detection and quantification of deer populations for impact management on Thorne Moors, Humberhead Peatlands nature reserve.

Investigation of a novel micro-channel, mini-channel PV/T and thermal modules based solar heat pump systems (2018)
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Zhou, J. (2018). Investigation of a novel micro-channel, mini-channel PV/T and thermal modules based solar heat pump systems. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221494

Regarding the building energy consumption optimisation, there is a developmental trend to replace traditional fossil fuel sourced energy with, rapidly growing, clean renewable energy. The main source of energy consumption is from hot water, cooling a... Read More about Investigation of a novel micro-channel, mini-channel PV/T and thermal modules based solar heat pump systems.