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Understanding community diversity on coastal defences : the role of key drivers and ecological enhancements (2020)
Thesis
Hobbs, C. I. (2020). Understanding community diversity on coastal defences : the role of key drivers and ecological enhancements. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223641

Coastal defences have become prevalent in the marine environment in response to rising sea levels and increasingly frequent coastal storms. However, due to insufficient habitat heterogeneity and physical complexity such structures support lower biodi... Read More about Understanding community diversity on coastal defences : the role of key drivers and ecological enhancements.

Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder : exploring the therapeutic alliance, and engagement in dialectical behaviour therapy (2020)
Thesis
Jassim, E. (2020). Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder : exploring the therapeutic alliance, and engagement in dialectical behaviour therapy. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223188

This portfolio thesis consists of three parts: a systematic literature review, an empirical paper and a set of appendices. Part one of the portfolio is a systematic literature review exploring factors associated with the therapeutic alliance for peo... Read More about Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder : exploring the therapeutic alliance, and engagement in dialectical behaviour therapy.

Focusing and delivery of laser radiation for nano- and microfabrication (2020)
Thesis
Al-Jarwany, Q. A. (2020). Focusing and delivery of laser radiation for nano- and microfabrication. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223093

The recent advances in nanotechnology and nanofabrication motivate the drive to achieve a tighter focusing of light; this requires a high numerical aperture (NA) optical system. The need for high optical resolution has led scientists to discover the... Read More about Focusing and delivery of laser radiation for nano- and microfabrication.

Association of Differing Qatari Genotypes with Vitamin D Metabolites (2020)
Thesis
Dakroury, Y. (2020). Association of Differing Qatari Genotypes with Vitamin D Metabolites. (Thesis). Hull York Medical School, The University of Hull and The University of York. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4192858

This work aimed to determine the possible association between Qatari genotypes and vitamin-D deficiency and diabetes complications. Through next-generation exome sequencing three major genetic Qatari genotypes were determined, Q1 - Bedouin, Q2 - Pers... Read More about Association of Differing Qatari Genotypes with Vitamin D Metabolites.

Two novel methods of measuring cosmic distances in the Universe (2020)
Thesis
Lindholmer, M. O. (2020). Two novel methods of measuring cosmic distances in the Universe. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223654

We present two novel methods of distance measurement using photometric techniques. We compare the methods to each other and independently created methods to measure photometric redshifts. The first method we present in this thesis is based on SFR of... Read More about Two novel methods of measuring cosmic distances in the Universe.

Music plega : towards an understanding of play within professional chamber ensemble music rehearsals (2020)
Thesis
Todd, R. W. (2020). Music plega : towards an understanding of play within professional chamber ensemble music rehearsals. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223454

This thesis explores the phenomenon of play within professional chamber ensemble music rehearsals of the Western art tradition. It sets out to provide a critical examination of existing literature on play, especially to consider relevant ideas within... Read More about Music plega : towards an understanding of play within professional chamber ensemble music rehearsals.

A mixed methods investigation of multidimensional fatigue in the wind industry: towards a sustainable workforce (2020)
Thesis
McMaster, S. (2020). A mixed methods investigation of multidimensional fatigue in the wind industry: towards a sustainable workforce. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223417

The wind industry encompasses a high hazard work environment with multiple demands unique to those working in this sector. A key risk to health, safety and productivity is operator fatigue. Poor management of operator fatigue is highly associated wit... Read More about A mixed methods investigation of multidimensional fatigue in the wind industry: towards a sustainable workforce.

Academic employees’ understandings of workplace well-being in Ghana: an interpretive phenomenological analysis (2020)
Thesis
Ofori, D. W. (2020). Academic employees’ understandings of workplace well-being in Ghana: an interpretive phenomenological analysis. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223382

Aim This study aimed to use eudaimonic theory to investigate how academic employees in Ghana understand workplace well-being, what well-being means to them and what changes have taken place over time. Method The well-being experience, views and st... Read More about Academic employees’ understandings of workplace well-being in Ghana: an interpretive phenomenological analysis.

Monte Carlo simulations of two-dimensional electron gasses in gallium nitride high electron mobility transistors via general-purpose computing on graphics processing units (2020)
Thesis
Smith, L. (2020). Monte Carlo simulations of two-dimensional electron gasses in gallium nitride high electron mobility transistors via general-purpose computing on graphics processing units. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223241

The work in this thesis covers two main topics: successfully porting an Ensemble Monte Carlo (EMC) focused on bulk III-V semiconductors on to the graphics processing unit (GPU) and investigating carrier transport in a two-dimensional electron gas (2D... Read More about Monte Carlo simulations of two-dimensional electron gasses in gallium nitride high electron mobility transistors via general-purpose computing on graphics processing units.

A systematic review and critical interpretive synthesis of public perceptions of palliative care (2020)
Thesis
Gill, A. J. (2020). A systematic review and critical interpretive synthesis of public perceptions of palliative care. (Thesis). Hull York Medical School, the University of Hull and the University of York. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223148

Introduction Professional and public misperceptions about palliative care are common and may contribute to poor palliative care access in different settings globally. In this thesis, I aimed to better understand these public perceptions and the infl... Read More about A systematic review and critical interpretive synthesis of public perceptions of palliative care.

An investigation of the regulatory mechanisms of cellular homeostasis and haemostasis initiated by tissue factor (2020)
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Mohammad, M. A. (2020). An investigation of the regulatory mechanisms of cellular homeostasis and haemostasis initiated by tissue factor. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4222998

The signalling arising from tissue factor (TF) has been associated with cellular homeostasis as well as haemostasis and, is particularly pertinent in carcinogenesis and cancer progression. The formation of the TF-FVIIa complex is known to activate pr... Read More about An investigation of the regulatory mechanisms of cellular homeostasis and haemostasis initiated by tissue factor.

Performance assessment and optimisation of a novel guideless irregular dew point cooler using artificial intelligence (2020)
Thesis
Akhlagi, Y. G. (2020). Performance assessment and optimisation of a novel guideless irregular dew point cooler using artificial intelligence. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4222977

Air Conditioners (ACs) are a vital need in modern buildings to provide comfortable indoor air for the occupants. Several alternatives for the traditional coolers are introduced to improve the cooling efficiency but among them, Evaporative Coolers (EC... Read More about Performance assessment and optimisation of a novel guideless irregular dew point cooler using artificial intelligence.

Cancer Screening, Diagnosis, And Treatment Experiences For People With Learning Disabilities : Staff And Patient Perspectives (2020)
Thesis
McAteer, T. (2020). Cancer Screening, Diagnosis, And Treatment Experiences For People With Learning Disabilities : Staff And Patient Perspectives. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4192637

This portfolio thesis has three separate parts: a systematic literature review, an empirical paper, and corresponding appendices. Part One is a systematic literature review that aimed to identify the factors affecting the psychosocial experience of... Read More about Cancer Screening, Diagnosis, And Treatment Experiences For People With Learning Disabilities : Staff And Patient Perspectives.

The Rise of Civil Society in Governing Flood Resilience (2020)
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Forrest, S. (2020). The Rise of Civil Society in Governing Flood Resilience. (Thesis). University of Groningen. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4005719

Flooding is an increasingly urgent problem that causes significant damage and disruption that affects people worldwide, including in the Netherlands and United Kingdom. Rainfall flooding is a growing risk for Dutch cities with recent floods in Arnhem... Read More about The Rise of Civil Society in Governing Flood Resilience.

Diet and distribution of the Eurasian otter, Lutra lutra and American mink, Neovison vison on the River Hull (2020)
Thesis
Teagle, H. (2020). Diet and distribution of the Eurasian otter, Lutra lutra and American mink, Neovison vison on the River Hull. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223844

Conflict between the invasive American mink Neovison vision, and native Eurasian otter Lutra lutra has been identified in several studies, however many questions remain surrounding factors contributing to possible co-existence. Furthermore, each spec... Read More about Diet and distribution of the Eurasian otter, Lutra lutra and American mink, Neovison vison on the River Hull.

Development of a dual flow microfluidic device for the study of barrier systems (2020)
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Baldwin, L. (2020). Development of a dual flow microfluidic device for the study of barrier systems. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223404

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) including Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are chronic conditions characterised by inflammation of the wall of the gastrointestinal tract. IBD has also been shown to have systemic impacts including on the centr... Read More about Development of a dual flow microfluidic device for the study of barrier systems.

Cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment experiences for people with learning disabilities : staff and patient perspectives (2020)
Thesis
McAteer, T. (2020). Cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment experiences for people with learning disabilities : staff and patient perspectives. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223343

This portfolio thesis has three separate parts: a systematic literature review, an empirical paper, and corresponding appendices. Part One is a systematic literature review that aimed to identify the factors affecting the psychosocial experience of... Read More about Cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment experiences for people with learning disabilities : staff and patient perspectives.

Environmental DNA (eDNA) monitoring of priority conservation fish species in UK lentic ecosystems (2020)
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Di Muri, C. (2020). Environmental DNA (eDNA) monitoring of priority conservation fish species in UK lentic ecosystems. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223124

Freshwater environments cover only a tiny fraction of the planet’s surface, yet they are biodiversity hotspots and support almost half of the global fish diversity, including globally and locally endangered species. In the UK, three species of nation... Read More about Environmental DNA (eDNA) monitoring of priority conservation fish species in UK lentic ecosystems.

The identification and treatment of human trafficking victims : policy, practice and protection (2020)
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Wilson, C. J. (2020). The identification and treatment of human trafficking victims : policy, practice and protection. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223060

This thesis explores practitioner insights into the problems of supporting the victims of human trafficking, within the first 24-48 hours of their initial identification by a first responder. It looks at victim experiences of trafficking, through a p... Read More about The identification and treatment of human trafficking victims : policy, practice and protection.