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Abbas, Mohammad (2017) Remote sensing of road surface conditions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Abdelhafeez Hassan, Ali Mohamed (2017) Burr formation and effects when drilling metallic/composite stack assemblies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Abdelhamid, Mohamed Farouk Aly (2017) The short and medium term effects of Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) on coagulation, fibrinolysis and renal function in patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Abdulkareem, Ali Abbas (2017) Potential involvement of epithelial-mesenchymal transition in the pathogenesis of periodontitis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Abdullahi, Lami Karimatu (2017) Characterisation of particulate matter emissions from cooking. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Abdulmajeed, Haveen Muhamad (2017) An integrated approach to achievement: measuring the development of writing skills in Kurdish learners of English as a foreign language (EFL). Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Abela Craus, Tania (2017) An investigation of beginning physical education teachers' experiences of mentoring: the case of Malta. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Adelakun, Sariat Ajibola (2017) An exploration and development of teaching resources to better include students with visual impairment in science and mathematics classes in South-Western Nigeria: an action research study. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Afridi, Asif Mahmood Khan (2017) Is this as good as it gets? descriptive representation and equality in public policy-making. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ahmad, Mehtab (2017) Interleukin-1α as a biomarker of human abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) development and progression. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ahmed, Ibrar (2017) Studies on the pathophysiological mechanism of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ahuja, Jyoti (2017) UK legal approach to disease causation: examining the role for epidemiological evidence. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Al Nafra, Nermeen (2017) Developing translators' skills: a diachronic case study. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Al Otaibi, Sultanah (2017) Machine learning methods for delay estimation in gravitationally lensed signals. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Al Qahtani, Yasser (2017) Particulate matter characterization and control in premixed compression ignition engines. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Al-Ajeli, Ahmed Khelfa Obeid (2017) Fourier-Motzkin methods for fault diagnosis in discrete event systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Al-Obaidy, Nesreen (2017) Treatment of collapsible soil using encased stone columns. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Al-Shareef, Layla (2017) A study of provision for specific learning difficulties (dyslexia) in primary education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Al-Sharify, Zainab Talib Abidzaid (2017) Flow and mixing of complex fluids. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Aladwan, Shaker Ahmad Talal (2017) The impact of TQM and service employee satisfaction on government service quality: an empirical study in the Jordanian public sector. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Aldihani, Adel (2017) Enhancing the performance of PV system in dusty environment. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Aldossary, Abdulrahman S. (2017) Development and performance characterisation of high concentrating multi-junction PV/Thermal technology. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Alexander, Fiona Claire (2017) The overlapping phenomenology of autism spectrum disorder and the enduring effects of early attachment experiences: an exploration of educational psychologists’ perspectives and problem analysis processes. Ed.Psych.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Algareu, Abdulmaged Omer (2017) Development of reflective low concentrated photovoltaic/ thermal system. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Alhashem, Mohammed Adnan (2017) Prosumption as a discursive practice of consumer empowerment: integration of individual resources and co-prosumption of value in an online community. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Alholle, Abdullah (2017) Genetic and epigenetic alterations of sarcoma. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Aliazizi, Fereshteh (2017) Forearm cooling for intention tremor in multiple sclerosis. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Aljuhani, Abdulkhaliq Malla (2017) Developing a dynamical system model for an urban aquifer –Wadi system. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Almeida, Joanne Claire (2017) “Oh, you’re part of the human gang too” the experience of Schwartz Center Rounds®: an initiative to promote compassionate healthcare. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Almutiri, Sharif H. (2017) The role of novel genes in CNS axon regeneration. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Alomar, Hatun (2017) Assessment of the expression of 5-HT receptors in the hippocampus of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Alsaedi, Atif Saud (2017) Exome sequencing analysis of rare autosomal recessive disorders. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Alsoqyani, Faihan Saleh (2017) Supercritical water oxidation of nitrogen-containing organic compounds: process enhancement using isopropyl alcohol. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Altarawneh, Deyala Hammad Salem (2017) Brownfield reclamation and the mitigation of spatial injustice in Amman, Jordan. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Alyahya, Khulood (2017) Fitness landscape analysis of a class of np-hard problems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Andrews, Nicole Alexis Clarke (2017) Big Talk: an exploration of seldom heard discourses of body shape and size from African Caribbean women in the context of Primary Care. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Angelopoulos, Nikolaos (2017) Damage detection and damage evolution monitoring of composite materials for naval applications using acoustic emission testing. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Anthoney, Niki Cathryn (2017) Functional analysis of the toll receptor protein family and their downstream signaling pathways in the central nervous system of Drosophila. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Anuar, Nurwina Akmal Binti (2017) Imagery ability in sport and movement. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Appleton, Stephanie Jane (2017) Women and wills in early modern England: the community of Stratford-Upon-Avon, 1537-1649. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Arcuri, Melissa (2017) Novel Vi conjugate vaccines against typhoid. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Armosti, Yianna (2017) Rape myth acceptance: exploring the influences of media and the Greek-Cypriot culture. Foren.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Arsuffi, Lara (2017) What is the relationship between relational security, attachment, ward incidents and treatment outcomes on forensic psychiatric wards? Foren.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ashinoff, Brandon Kay (2017) The behavioral and neural correlates of cognitive control across the lifespan. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Askari Louyeh, Maryam (2017) Silver, magnesium and zinc substituted hydroxyapatite for orthopaedic applications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Astuti, Septin Puji (2017) An analysis of household transition to modern fuel under Indonesia’s energy conversion programme. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Atkin, Charlotte Jane (2017) Consent to participate in research by adults with intellectual disabilities – a systematic review of the literature and exploring the experiences of independent advocates and parents with intellectual disabilities following their involvement in child protection proceedings. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Atkinson, Peter John (2017) Regeneration and re-enchantment: British music and Wagnerism, 1880–1920. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Atwell, Anthony O'Brien (2017) An exploration of how schools cope psychologically with a critical incident, considering support processes, with particular reference to decision-making regarding outside support, especially support available from a local authority C.I.R.T (Critical Incident Response Team). Ed.Psych.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Azmi, Ahmad Sanusi Bin (2017) Qurʾānic references to prophet Muḥammad's early life: an analysis of selected works of the Third/Ninth century. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Bagley, Andrée Marie (2017) Roman children in the early empire: a distinct epidemiological and therapeutic category? Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bahr Ennil, Ali (2017) Optimization of small-scale axial turbine for distributed compressed air energy storage system. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bailey, Sam Christopher (2017) New analytical techniques for the investigation of alpha clustering in nuclei. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Baker, Joshua George (2017) Imagining empathy: counterfactual methods and the US-Iran security dilemma. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Baker, Rosalind Helen (2017) Callous-unemotional traits and emotion processing in typically developing youths. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Banka, Andris (2017) US targeted killing, secrecy, and the erosion of the assassination norm. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Barker-Ellis, Clare Helen (2017) The effect of acquired brain injury on theory of mind and decision making. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Barnett, Alastair Edward (2017) The role of theory of mind in the emotional, behavioural and communicative functioning of adopted adolescents. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Basulayyim, Abdullah M (2017) A study into the impact of the Adult Interactive Style Intervention (AISI) on the spontaneous communication of a group of children with autism in a Saudi Arabian context. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Baz, Mira A. (2017) Online Islamic Da'wah narratives in the UK: the case of iERA. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Begum, Shabana (2017) The role of Rnd3 in keratinocytes. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Beltran Portalés, David (2017) Geometric control of oscillatory integrals. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Beltrán Hernández, Allan Iván (2017) Essays on the economic valuation of flood risk. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bendall, Charlotte Louise (2017) Gender in intimate relationships: a socio-legal study. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Benedikz, Elizabeth Kristin (2017) The effect of bacterial flagellin on virus infection. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bennett, Elizabeth (2017) Synthesis of metal alloy nanoparticles by cathodic corrosion and their use in electrochemical oxidation of small organic molecules. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bennett, Phillip James (2017) The effects of raising learners' awareness of metaphorical vocabulary on written production in the content-based classroom. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Beriotto, Irene (2017) Optimising the autotransporter system for secretion and display of heterologous proteins on GMMA. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bickerton, Wai-Ling (2017) The development of neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation with dementia. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bilagi, Ashwini (2017) Association of maternal serum PAPP-A levels in first trimester and adverse pregnancy outcomes: systematic review and retrospective cohort study. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Billing, Chloe Ashton (2017) Satellites, rockets and services: a place for space in geography? Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Black, Fanny (2017) The continuum of sexual aggression: discriminating between sexual murderers and rapists. Foren.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bogarra-Macias, Maria del Carmen (2017) Characterisation of particulate matter emitted by gasoline direct injection engines and its impact on environment catalysts. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Boukhobza, Jonathan (2017) The effects of scratch damage on the fatigue performance of a nickle-based superalloy used for aerospace applications. Eng.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bovell-Pitt, Germaine (2017) The association between stress, psychological well-being and bullying in a Britain and Trinidad adolescent population. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Branco, Carolina Musse (2017) Multilayer membranes for intermediate temperature polymer electrolyte fuel cells. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Brannan, Mark (2017) Towards spinor condensates at ultralow magnetic field: creating dipolar quantum gases. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bremner, Sarah Janet Alexandrina (2017) Athenian ideology in Demosthenes’ deliberative oratory: hailing the dēmos. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Briffa, Sophie Marie (2017) Synthesis and ageing transformations of manufactured metal oxide nanomaterials. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bright, Chloe Jayne (2017) Adverse health outcomes among long-term survivors of childhood, teenage and young adult cancer. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bright, Lois Eleanor (2017) Ligands and complexes for non-covalent binding to G-quadruplex DNA structures. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Brown, Joanne Elizabeth (2017) Reinterpreting Troilus and Cressida: changing perceptions in literary criticism and British performance. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Brown, Robert William (2017) Anglo-Australian racial science, trans-hemispheric transactions, and the "yellow peril" in the Anglosphere, 1850-1960. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bryce, Renata Mello (2017) The comparison of binge drinking in young females from two populations: the role of mental health and resilience. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Buckley, Thea Anandam (2017) “In the spicèd Indian air by night”: performing Shakespeare’s Macbeth in Postmillennial Kerala. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Buffey, Emily (2017) The early modern dream vision (1558-1625): genre, authorship and tradition. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Burg, Jason Ashmore (2017) ‘Remember where you are’!: the use of English cathedrals as sites of theatrical performance, 1928-2015. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Burgess, Marolyn Joy (2017) A study of the origins, history, essence and legacy of Toc H, a Christian, voluntary, social welfare services organisation in twentieth century Britain. M.A. by Res. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Campbell, Lisa (2017) Do scores on the HCR-20 and FAM predict frequency of self-harm in females within a secure psychiatric hospital? ForenClinPsyD thesis, University of Birmingham.

Carlin, Dominic Alexander (2017) An investigation into the importance of T2 relaxation and echo time choice for accurate metabolite biomarker quantification. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Carter, Shevaun Kirsten (2017) Perpetrators of child sexual abuse. ForenClinPsyD thesis, University of Birmingham.

Castaneda Gameros, Diana (2017) Nutrition and physical activity behaviours in older women ageing in a super-diverse city: a mixed-methods study. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Chanouzas, Dimitrios (2017) Cytomegalovirus modulation of the immune system in ANCA associated vasculitis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Chapman, Sarah Lynn (2017) The embalming ritual of late period through Ptolemaic Egypt. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Chen, Chu-en Elmer (2017) The Pentecostal doctrine of spirit baptism: a theodramatic model with special reference to the concept of the imago Dei. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Chen, Qi (2017) The effect of transition metal additions on double oxide film defects in al alloy castings. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Chen, Xindi (2017) Development of an upgrade selection process for railway renewal projects. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Chicca, Ilaria Jessica (2017) Development and application of a novel high- throughput technique for screening neutrophil extracellular traps. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Chikurunhe, Terrance (2017) A study on the factors associated with Eastern European entrepreneurship in UK. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Chiou, Emmanouil (2017) Flexible robotic control via co-operation between an operator and an ai-based control system. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Chortis, Vasileios (2017) Developing new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in adrenocortical carcinoma. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Chozick, Matthew (2017) How English translations of the Tale of Genji helped to popularize the work in Japan. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Christensen, Nikolaj (2017) Flickering flames: the early pentecostal movement in Denmark, 1907-1924. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Clancy, Michael (2017) Application and development of high-density functional near infrared spectroscopy for traumatic brain injury. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Clark, Lindsay Caitlin (2017) Ghostly warriors: gender, haunting, and military techniques. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Clarke, Thomas Leslie (2017) A novel role for the Arginine Methyltransferase PRMT5 in the DNA damage response and implications for cancer therapy. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Clemente, Manfredi (2017) Between space and evocation: a portfolio of acousmatic compositions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Close, Jobe (2017) The image of Shell Shock: psychological trauma, masculinity, and the Great War in British and American cinema. MA by Research thesis, University of Birmingham.

Connell, James Astley (2017) Displacing the ‘authentic account': historical trauma, political subjectification and the overdetermination of Tibetan youth subjectivities and agencies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Coomaraswamy, Kristian Sham (2017) Systematic analysis of mineral trioxide aggregate using a model cement system. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Coombs, Nicholas W. (2017) Lev Kamenev: a case study in ‘Bolshevik Centrism’. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Corona Torres, Ricardo (2017) Structure and function of the neuraminidase produced by Mannheimia haemolytica. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Costard, Emmanuelle Marion (2017) Control of fat crystallisation by adding additives and changing the process. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Courtney, James Matthew (2017) Alternative chemical methods for the catalytic processes within hydrogen fuelled proton exchange membrane fuel cells. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Cressey, Helen Margaret (2017) The phenomenology of temper outbursts in intellectual disabilities. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Crowcombe, James Edward (2017) Larval zebrafish electrocardiography electrodynmaic modelling and sensor design. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Cubas-Peña, Rebeca (2017) ‘Every practitioner his own compiler’: practitioners and the compilation of Middle English medical books, with special reference to York Minster Library, XVI E. 32. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Cudré, Yanouk (2017) Tris-heteroleptic iridium complexes for white emission. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Culver, Robert Alan (2017) Collective strong coupling of cold potassium atoms in an optical ring cavity. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Cutts, Geoffrey (2017) Radiation damage in xenotime: an atomistic modelling and x-ray total scattering study. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Da Silva Gregório, Paulo Henrique (2017) Intersections between Shakespeare and Beckett on stage, screen and page. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Dalla Riva, Martina (2017) Lithic technology and social agency in late Neolithic northern Italy. Knapping flint at Rocca di Rivoli (Verona, Italy). Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Damm, Christopher (2017) The relationship between state funding and the organisational characteristics of third sector organisations: an exploratory data analysis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

David, Paul Rajasingham (2017) An extension of transaction cost economics with political governance; for the execution of major international projects. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Davidson, Craig (2017) The Saturday Night Ghost Club; The brain is a subtle organ: the depiction of traumatic memory in selected Canadian fiction. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Davies, David James (2017) Cerebral near infra-red spectroscopy in traumatic brain injury as a potential independent monitoring modality and alternative to invasive tissue oxygen tension sensors. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Davies, Lance (2017) Russian conflict management and European security governance 1991-2012: continuity and change in doctrine, policy and practice. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Davies, Wendy Judith (2017) “I just started pretending they were there and they just kept staying with me”: a qualitative study into primary school-aged children’s perceptions of the purpose and functions their imaginary companions serve for them, particularly in school and with school work. Ed.Psych.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

De La Torre Gutiérrez, Héctor (2017) A modelling-oriented scheme for control chart pattern recognition. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Dewsbury, Laura May (2017) Invisible religion in ancient Egypt: a study into the individual religiosity of non-royal and non-elite ancient Egyptians. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Diaconu, Karin-Daniela (2017) Methods for medical device and equipment procurement in low and middle-income countries. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Disney, Benjamin Robert (2017) Assessment of platelet activation and prothrombotic risk following acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding and bleeding in the context of acute coronary syndromes. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ditalelo, Gofetamang (2017) The role of cobalt and nickel in biogas production from anaerobic digestion of acetate. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Dobson, Eleanor (2017) Literature and culture in the golden age of Egyptology. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Dooley, Gavin (2017) Shell improvements for the investment casting of orthopaedic implants. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Driscoll, Laura Louise (2017) Synthesis, characterisation and modification of materials for Na-ion batteries. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Du, Jinlong (2017) Development of high strength hot rolled strip steel products with bainitic microstructures. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Du, Mingming (2017) Mechanical characterization of therapeutic cells and physical property-based sorting in microfluidic systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Duffus, Laudina Jeneise (2017) Edible pickering emulsion technology: fabrication of edible particle stabilised double emulsions. Eng.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Duncan, Andrew George (2017) The military education of junior officers in the Edwardian army. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Dunster-Sigtermans, Richard (2017) Developments in British organ design 1945-1970: a player’s perspective. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Edwards, Amy (2017) Financial consumerism: mass investment culture and Thatcherism, c.1958-1995. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Edwards, Claire Frances (2017) Exploring sensory modulation across rare genetic syndromes and exploring the behavioural phenotype of Pallister-Killian Syndrome. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Edwards, Jamie Lee (2017) Netherlandish vernacular narrative painting in the age of Bruegel: ‘entangling the eyes’ & ‘enlightening the mind’. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Elgadal, Huda Amer (2017) The effect of self-assessment on inexperienced EFL students’ writing during revision. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Elhabbash, Abdessalam (2017) Engineering self-awareness with knowledge management in dynamic systems: a case for volunteer computing. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Elia, Eleni (2017) Statistical methods in prognostic factor research: application, development and evaluation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ellis, Andrea (2017) Relationships: parental mind-mindedness and infant outcomes, and how parents experience building a relationship with their baby on neonatal intensive care. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ellis, Robert Joseph (2017) Realising the potential of rich energy datasets. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Elshafie, Ghazi Abdelgadir E (2017) Ventilatory mechanics in thoracic surgery. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Emadian, Amir Hossein (2017) A mixed-methods examination of the dietary and physical activity characteristics of overweight and obese South Asian men living in the UK. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Emmett, David Neil (2017) W. F. P. Burton (1886-1971) and Congolese agency: a biographical study of a pentecostal mission. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ensor, Joie (2017) Evidence synthesis for prognosis and prediction: application, methodology and use of individual participant data. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ewert, Stephanie (2017) Development of robust expanded bed adsorption processes for CGMP manufacture of biopharmaceutical products. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Fairclough, Samantha (2017) The role of equality in the provision of special measures to vulnerable and/or intimidated court users giving evidence in crown court trials. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Farruggia-Bochnak, Antonio Giuseppe (2017) Beyond four dyslexia paradigms: an alternative perspective on dyslexia and emancipatory intervention on self-concept. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Fernández del Río, Raquel (2017) Identification of volatile organic compounds in breath associated with liver disease and their potential applications for medical use. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Fitzgerald, Annabel Victoria Lucy (2017) Preparation, characterisation and secondary crystallisation of PHB based copolymers and carbohydrate blends. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Fletcher, Gareth (2017) Dietary influences on exercise metabolism, health and endurance performance. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Flight, Rachel Catharine (2017) Novel approaches for image analysis of in vitro epithelial cultures with application to silver nanoparticle toxicity. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Forrest, Calum Philip Gascoyne (2017) Cytotoxic T lymphocyte immunodominance to Epstein-Barr virus infection. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Frank, Helen Louise (2017) An exploration of the learning experiences of visually impaired physiotherapy students in higher education in the UK. Ed.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Freer, Ashleigh Elizabeth (2017) Development of novel molecular probes and synchrotron imaging techniques to study the uptake of metallo-cylinder drugs. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Fu, Hao (2017) Market-oriented micro virtual power prosumers operations in distribution system operator framework. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Fütterer, Jane Wong (2017) Characterisation of a novel protein, ANKRD18A, implicated in a severe form of thrombocytopenia. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Galileu Speranza, Lais (2017) Development of a new route for direct conversion of wet algae to biodiesel. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gallagher, Martin (2017) Experimental investigation of the aerodynamics of a class 43 high speed train. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gallimore, Charlotte (2017) An investigation of secondary school pupils’ perspectives on the work of teaching assistants. Ap.Ed.&ChildPsy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gane, Jennie Margaret (2017) Studies of TNF-alpha in Alpha-One Antitrypsin Deficient and healthy subjects. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gao, Xiang (2017) Antenna designs based on metamaterial-inspired structures. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gao, Yuqing (2017) User-oriented markerless augmented reality framework based on 3D reconstruction and loop closure detection. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Garcia, Adrian Dante (2017) Neural correlates of visual perceptual learning and inhibitory neurotransmitter in humans using magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Garcia Ibanez, Laura (2017) Decision events in the germinal centre: the role of ACKR4. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Garcia Quiroga, Manuela (2017) Attachment styles in alternative care: a study with caregivers and children living in residential and foster care in Chile. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gatt, Anna Maria (2017) An analysis of the professional development of physical education teachers in Malta. MSc by Res thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ghorbanian Farah Abadi, Sara (2017) The role of rheology in the flow and mixing of complex fluids. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Giansoldati, Marco (2017) Trade credit in China: evidence from unlisted companies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gibbons, Holly Lisa (2017) Aggression in dementia: associated factors and impact on spousal relationships. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gibney, Anne Marie Yvette (2017) Exploring multi-level governance in EU youth employment policy: the case of the United Kingdom (England) and France. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gil-García, Álvaro Antonio (2017) Thermodynamic behaviour of supercritical water as working fluid in advanced coal-fired power plants: simulation and design study. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gilbert, Andrew Stephen (2017) Investigating the molecular mechanisms of vomocytosis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gill, Christopher (2017) Simulating transport through quantum networks in the presence of classical noise using cold atoms. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Githii, Michael Wainaina (2017) Information Intensive Service operations: links between service concept, customer inputs and service process design. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Giuntoli, Ignazio (2017) An assessment of simulated runoff from global models. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gkantou, Michaela (2017) Response and design of high strength steel structures employing square and rectangular hollow sections. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Glynn, David William (2017) Terahertz frequency doubling circuits for communications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Glöckner, Stephan (2017) Application of automated feedback for the improvement of data quality in web-based clinical collaborations. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Goddard, Russell (2017) Commuting varieties and nilpotent orbits. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Goldstone, Aimée (2017) Functional connectivity of the ageing brain. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

González-Méndez, Ramón (2017) Development and applications of proton transfer reaction-mass spectrometry for homeland security: trace detection of explosives. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gonçalves Carneiro, Vitor Daniel (2017) Molecular mechanisms of measles virus entry and exit. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Graef, Josefin (2017) Narrating violent crime and negotiating Germanness: the print news media and the National Socialist Underground (NSU), 2000-2012. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Grantham, Brianna Jene (2017) The collection: integrating attachment theory and theories of intergenerational development to write a woman's life. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Grazian, Valentina (2017) Fusion systems on \(p\)-groups of sectional rank 3. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Greathead, Eleanor Rose (2017) An examination of how far Hillary Rodham Clinton successfully redefined the traditional role of the First Lady during her time in Arkansas. M.Res. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Green, Alistair John (2017) The characterisation and producton of protein coated air-cells and their use supplimenting whipped creams and emulsions. Eng.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Green, Claire Louise (2017) Computational simulations of pure ThO2 and Th(1-x)U(x)O2 and Th(1-x)Pu(x)O2 doped systems for nuclear fuel applications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Green, Naomi Charlotte (2017) Evaluation of ceramics as a material for Total Disc Replacements. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gressani, Rosita (2017) Rehabilitation of problem-solving planning and reasoning after traumatic brain injury and assessment of capacity to take part in research in people with acquired brain injury. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Griffith, Peter Noel (2017) First observation and branching fraction measurement of the rare decay ∧\(^0\)\(_b\) → pKμ\(^+\)μ\(^-\) at the LHCb experiment, CERN. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Grosvenor, Rachel (2017) The second space and a contribution to the narrative of women's literature: themes from the second space - the assumption of autobiographical writing and the label of women's fiction. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Guggenheim, Emily Jane (2017) Development of reflectance imaging methodologies to investigate super-paramagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gładkowska-Balewicz, Izabela (2017) Mixed fluid gels formation, structure and rheological properties. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Hamad, Asma M. (2017) Molecular and physical interactions of human sperm with female tract secretions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hamed, Mai Mohamed Awad (2017) Constructing justice: a practice-dependence approach to Islamic finance. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hamid, Mash (2017) The relationship amongst dietary patterns and cardiovascular risk factors in Chinese adults. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hammond, Georgina (2017) Using supercritical carbon dioxide as a tool for preserving culturally significant items. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Harrill, Claire Louise (2017) Politics and sainthood: literary representations of St Margaret of Scotland in England and Scotland from the eleventh to the fifteenth century. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Harris, Craig (2017) Exploring the multiple applications of the membrane-disrupting Styrene Maleic Acid. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hartwell, Jeanette May (2017) Wisdom, strange or somewhere in between: in search of a real woman in the Book of Proverbs. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hasegawa, Daisuke (2017) Reducing land take and energy use of high-speed railways through the robust design of operations. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hawkey, Peter Michael (2017) The epidemiology and molecular evolution of the CTX-M beta-lactamases. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hayati, Farzad (2017) Electronic properties of molybdenum disulphide calculated from first principles. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Haye, Lorraine (2017) Management of inappropriate sexual behaviour in acquired brain injury: a systematic literature review And exploring the behavioural phenotype of Pitt-Hopkins syndrome. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

He, Wei (2017) Towards miniaturized strontium optical lattice clock. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Heffernan, Gabrielle Mary (2017) Remembering royalty in ancient Egypt: shared memories of royal ancestors by private individuals in the eighteenth dynasty. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hemming, Gemma Louise (2017) Understanding the experiences of students and teachers of students diagnosed with ADHD: an interpretative phenomenological analysis of the ADHD label in schools. Ap.Ed.&ChildPsy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hennessey, James Todd (2017) An examination of human anatomy in the drama of the early modern period. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hepburn, Elizabeth Amanda (2017) The role of microvascular tumour endothelium in the recruitment of CD8+ T lymphocytes in colorectal cancer. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Herbaut, Antoine Joel (2017) Compatibilisation of blends of incompatible mesogens. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Herraiz Lalana, Enrique (2017) Production of sintered NdFeB magnets from scrap alloy powders. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Higgins, Daniel Louis (2017) The response of metals with different crystal structures to high strain rate loading and other mechanical tests. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Higgins, Shane Anthony (2017) Tooth size and arch dimensions in a hypodontia patient group. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Higham, Hannah Ruth (2017) The Master of the Unruly Children and his artistic and creative identities. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hirata, Yoko (2017) Facilitating communication-oriented activities through data-driven learning. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hollingworth, Robert (2017) Activation and modulation of the DNA damage response during lytic replication of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hollinshead, Katy Elizabeth Rose (2017) Metabolic rewiring in response to genetic and environmental preturbations in cancer. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Holloway, Craig Roy (2017) Stability of fibre-reinforced viscous flows. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hollows, Robert John (2017) Using data from the cancer genome atlas to analyse DNA methylation and copy number changes in the Y chromosome in male cancers. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Holmes, Gemma Leanne (2017) Emotional literacy: an investigation into changes in outcomes and mechanisms following a small group targeted intervention. A case study with primary aged children. Ap.Ed.&ChildPsy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hosie, Louise Christine (2017) Characterisation of CMV CD8+T-cell memory-inflation to immediate early HLA-C restricted targets and the potential of CMV as a vaccine vector for cancer therapy. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Huang, Rong (2017) Time-varying performance in the cross-section of mutual fund returns. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hughes, David Simon (2017) A study of gut hormones in type 1 diabetes. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hurley, Kiya L. (2017) Dietary intake, eating behaviour, and weight status in primary school aged children in the West Midlands. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Icoz, Ayse (2017) Christian morality in the language of Islam: the case of al-Maṣābīh chapter in the Kitāb al-Majdal. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Imruetaicharoenchoke, Waraporn (2017) The first reported mutations of the proto-oncogene pituitary tumor transforming gene 1 - binding factor (PBF); characterising their functional significance. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ionescu, Daniela (2017) Controlling corruption or controlling states? EU and anti-corruption policies: the case of Bulgaria and Romania 2000-2008. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Irwin, Ryan (2017) Understanding variation in the clinical quality of primary care: a typology of general practice organisations. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Isham, Colin George (2017) Practitioner perspectives on bilingual pupils’ use and learning of their home language in English primary schools. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Isom, Georgia Louise (2017) A role for proteobacterial mammalian cell entry domains in phospholipid trafficking and infection. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Issitt, Stephen (2017) Evaluating the impact of a Presessional English for Academic Purposes Programme: a corpus based study. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Işlek, Önder (2017) An investigation into the balance of the school curriculum content for pupils with a visual impairment in Turkey. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Jabang, Sarr-William (2017) An investigation into the use of public procurement and commissioning to deliver community (societal) value. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jalali, Roya (2017) Investigating the neurobiological changes associated with cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS) using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Janjua, Aisha Ayaz (2017) An evaluation of the educational impact of Gynaecological Teaching Associates in teaching female pelvic examination. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jasteh, Donya (2017) Experimental low-THz imaging radar for automotive applications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jay, Nath (2017) The clinical benefits and metabolic mechanisms of ex vivo machine perfusion of kidneys prior to transplantation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jenkins, Rommany (2017) The origin and role of sospiro in the poetry of Guido Cavalcanti. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jeong, Kiseong (2017) Aspiration for sanctuary and potential alternatives: new housing environment for young professional single person households in Seoul. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jham, Seema Hari (2017) Prognostic immune markers for chronic allograft injury in renal transplant recipients. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jia, Guanbo (2017) Community detection in complex networks using evolutionary computation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Johnson, Ben David (2017) Molecular genetic investigation into inherited thrombocytopenia. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Joiner, Rachel Elizabeth (2017) Identity and social networking sites: the roles of alcohol use, mental health, and personality. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jones, Alfred Ndahi (2017) Investigating the potential of Hibiscus seed species as alternative water treatment material to the traditional chemicals. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jones, Daniel Lewis (2017) Special and structured matrices in max-plus algebra. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Joshi, Ayush (2017) The germinal centre artificial immune system. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Junejo, Rehan Talib (2017) Contribution of oxygen-dependent mechanisms to vascular responses of exercise in young and older men: the role of prostaglandins and adenosine. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Justice, Rebecca Claire (2017) Falling through the meshwork: images of falling through 9/11 and beyond. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Kalnins, Raitis (2017) Production of prebiotic rich extracts from lignocellulosic biomass using subcritical water within the context of biorefining. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kaonda, Mususu Kosta Mpongo (2017) Prediction of the recrystallised grain size distribution after deformation for the Nb free and model steel. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

KarimNejadAliabadi, Parya (2017) Development of thermoelectric cooling system for tissue ablation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kavanagh, Alan (2017) Study of improved casting methods for the manufacture of medical grade cobalt alloy. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kawesha, Anthony (2017) Prognostic molecular markers in resected ductal pancreatic carcinoma. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kedge, Jonathan L. (2017) Synthesis of ferrocene nucleic acid monomers and ferrocene containing drug candidates. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Keeble, Hayley Susan (2017) Relationship continuity and understanding challenging behaviours in spouses/partners of those with an acquired brain injury. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Keenan, Philip J (2017) Synthesis of electrolyte and electrode materials for solid oxide fuel cells. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kelly, Helen (2017) International schools as emotional arenas: facing the leadership challenges in a German context. Ed.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kendall, Gilbert John (2017) Regulating police detention: a case study of custody visiting. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kennedy, Amy (2017) Examining the barriers and benefits to exercise in adults with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kennedy, John (2017) Minding their own business: an ethnographic study of entrepreneurship in Putin’s Russia. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Keppler, Silvia (2017) Dry heat treatment of flour: addressing quality and safety implications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kerber, Timothy Jules (2017) The vocabulary of acting: a study of the Stanislavski ‘system’ in modern practice. Masters of Arts by Research (M.A. by Res) thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kershaw, David Michael (2017) Nanoparticle bound nucleic acid probes for DNA detection and gene inactivation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Khalsa, Sakhvinder S. (2017) Neuroimaging investigations of the functional and structural changes of intrinsically connected brain networks in relation to habitual sleep status. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Khan, Humera (2017) Essays in the experimental analysis of conflict. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Khan, Nazish (2017) The clinical efficacy of oral P2Y12 inhibitor antiplatelet therapies during an acute myocardial infarction in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. DPharm (Professional Doctorate in Pharmacy) thesis, University of Birmingham.

King, Johnny Loye (2017) Spirit and schism: a history of oneness pentecostalism in the Philippines. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Knaggs, Craig (2017) Effects of surface condition on fatigue in nickel-based superalloys for aero-engine applications. Eng.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Koller, Thomas Henry (2017) Environmental philosophy in international law: a study of environmental philosophical perspectives in decisions of the International Court of Justice. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kozielewicz, Pawel (2017) Neuropharmacological studies on potential therapeutical drugs and targets. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Krairi, Khalid Abdullah (2017) John Philby and his political roles in the Arabian Peninsula, 1917-1953. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Krämer, Julia (2017) Development of novel methods for periplasmic release of biotherapeutic products. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kuang, Jiangmeng (2017) Brominated flame retardants in indoor environments with a focus on kitchens. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kuoppala, Visa Tapani (2017) Composition in no-mind’s land: a portfolio of electroacoustic music. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kuszlewicz, James Stevenson (2017) Buoyancy-driven oscillations in helio- and asteroseismology. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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La-Borde, Penelope Jane (2017) Activation of the vasopressin and oxytocin receptor family: structural and mechanistic insights. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Labunska, Iryna (2017) Environmental contamination and human exposure to PBDEs and other hazardous chemicals arising from informal e-waste handling. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lal, Neeraj (2017) Exploring immunogenomic influences on the microenvironment of colorectal cancer. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lambert, James (2017) A critical edition of the full text of Heinrich von Beringen's "Schachbuch" with introduction, notes and appendices. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lameu, Paula Cristina (2017) Education ICT assemblage: encounters of discourses, emotions, affects, subjects, and their productive forces. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Langdon, John Douglass (2017) Rejecting the Pale Companion: mythemes of immortality in and beyond William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Larson, Felicity Violet (2017) The Birmingham autism, schizotypy, and emotions study (bases). Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lau, Yee Cheng (2017) The prothrombotic state in atrial fibrillation – observations on fibrin clot structure and the relationship to renal dysfunction. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lazidis, Aristodimos (2017) Stabilisation of foams by particulate structures. Eng.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lewis, Thomas Frederick (2017) Special Educational Need Coordinator (SENCO) wellbeing: a mixed methods exploration of workplace demands and effective coping actions. Ap.Ed.&ChildPsy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Bin (2017) Governance of urban redevelopment in Guangzhou, China from 1990 to 2015. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Can (2017) Robust coordinated damping control of power systems with multi-terminal vsc-hvdc system and facts. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Chuan (2017) Thermal energy storage using carbonate-salt-based composite phase change materials: linking materials properties to device performance. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Jing (2017) Alloying effect on boride formation behaviour in cast TiAl alloys. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, MingLi (2017) Regulation of apoptosis-induced proliferation and non-apoptotic cell death in Drosophila. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Sheng (2017) Development and processing of Ti-Ni-based shape memory alloys using laser melting techniques. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Tian (2017) The behaviour of double oxide film defects in the processing of liquid Mg alloys. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Liang, Yuan (2017) An investigation on the optimum aging condition for HFQ-processed AA6082 aluminium alloy. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lightbody, Tyrone Oliver (2017) Capillary blood sampling: are the results comparable to venous sampling in health and disease. MSc by Res thesis, University of Birmingham.

Little, Haydn Andrew (2017) The development of novel diagnostic sensors based on linear dichroism spectroscopy. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Liu, Bing (2017) The impact of diplomatic visits on China’s international trade and FDI. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Liu, Jian (2017) Atomic structure and chemical analysis of metal nanoparticles by scanning transmission electron microscopy. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Liu, Qiongxi (2017) An investigation of the stability of advanced carbon-based coatings under high temperature and high pressure. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Liu, Yi (2017) Essays on systemic risk and risk spillovers. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Loke, Justin Ching Ting (2017) Identification of common and distinct epigenetic reprogramming properties of core-binding factor fusion proteins. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lombard, Stephanie Eileen (2017) Role of platelet CLEC‐2 and podoplanin in inflammation and vascular integrity. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lovelock, James Michael (2017) ‘Not just for gays anymore’: men, masculinities and musical theatre. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lu, Menglei (2017) Evaluation of railway performance through quality of service. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Luan, Tianshi (2017) Development of a remote optically actuated and interrogated passive sensor with micro corner cube reflector structure. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Luck, Harry (2017) The reliability findings of a novel computerized neurocognitive assessment with the potential to be used to identify mild traumatic brain injuries. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lupino, Lauren (2017) Investigating the contribution of aberrant sphingosine 1-phosphate signalling to the pathogenesis of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lurkin, Nicolas (2017) Neutral pion transition form factor measurement and run control at the NA62 experiment. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

López Serrapio, Paloma (2017) Translation, advertising and identity in Galicia(n): an analysis of the websites of companies certified by the brand Galicia Calidade. MA by Res thesis, University of Birmingham.

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MacDonald, James Edward (2017) Hot isostatic pressing of a high temperature Ni-superalloy CM247LC: processing-microstructure-properties. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

MacDonald, Mary Jacqueline (2017) Silent shadows: supernumeraries in British court masques 1594-1640. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

MacKay, Kathryn Langdon (2017) An ethical examination of public health communications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Macias Hernandez, Barbara Azucena (2017) Influence of indoor microenvironments and personal activities on the inhalation dose and personal exposure to PM2.5, PAH, OXY-PAH, VOC and BC air pollutants. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Madari, Sheethal (2017) Shorter time interval treatments for early medical abortions: a mixed methods research approach. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mahmoodi, Nasim (2017) Design and development of MEMS biosensors. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Majied, Hayfaa (2017) Social cognition assessment in relation to cognitive dysfunctions and brain lesions among stroke survivors. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Malik, Supriya (2017) The effects of reciprocal imitation training on behaviour and brain activity in children with autism. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Malottki, Kinga (2017) Stratified medicine: methods for evaluation of predictive biomarkers. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mangum, Meagan A. (2017) Oisyme, a Greco-Thracian community in Northern Greece: pots, position and potential. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Manjang, Buba (2017) Investigating effectiveness of behavioural change intervention in improving mothers weaning food handling practices: design of a cluster randomized controlled trial in rural Gambia. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Marini, Arianna (2017) Native outer membrane vesicles as vaccine candidates against neisseria meningitidis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Marsh, Joseph Jack (2017) Characterisation of crystallisation and melting in thermoplastic polymers using chip calorimetry. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Marshall, Hollie (2017) Temporal genetic stability and fitness responses to human-driven eutrophication in the water flea; Daphnia magna. MSc by Res thesis, University of Birmingham.

Martínez García, Marina (2017) Chromosome axis organization in relation to the coordination of meiotic recombination. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Matošić, Doris (2017) The role of narcissism in sport coaching: a self-determination theory perspective. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Matravers, Simon Robert (2017) Commentary on Valerius Maximus’ Book IX.1-10. A discourse on vitia: an apotreptic approach. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

McCarthy, Nicholas Ian (2017) Regulation of medullary homeostasis by thymic epithelial cells. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

McCooey, Bernadette (2017) Farming practices in pre-modern Iceland. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

McCooty, Shanteela Asmahra (2017) The predictive value of ePAQ in the urodynamic diagnoses in women. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

McCoy, Yolla Bishara (2017) Trade effluent recycling and reuse in the food and beverage manufacturing sector. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

McDonald, Nikkia M. (2017) The manufacture and testing of anode supported Ni-10Sc1CeSZ SOFCs for intermediate temperature operation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

McFall, Suzanne Elizabeth (2017) Physical activity and sedentary behaviour trajectories in middle childhood, and the association of these with adiposity. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

McLoughlin, Claire Louise (2017) When does service provision support or undermine state legitimacy? Higher education and processes of state (de-) legitimation in Sri Lanka. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mehrotra, Abhinav (2017) A framework for intelligent mobile notifications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Melotti, Federico (2017) A novel aluminium nano-composite with enhanced mechanical properties. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Merriel, Abigail Caroline (2017) Improving the working lives of maternity healthcare workers to enable delivery of higher quality care for women: a feasibility study of a multiprofessional participatory intervention. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Michael, Georgia (2017) Imaging divinity: the ‘invisible’ Godhead in early Christian art c.300-c.730. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Michel, Edward Richard (2017) The White House and white africa: presidential policy on Rhodesia 1965-79. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mihailova, Olga (2017) Characterisation of flow, mixing and changeover in SMX static mixers. Eng.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mihalik, Agoston (2017) The neural basis of audio-visual integration and adaptation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Milner, Daniel Michael (2017) Songs and integration of the New York Irish, 1783-1883. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Misler, Andrea-Renée (2017) The Othona Community: “a strange phenomenon”. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Miynat, Ali (2017) Cultural and socio-economic relations between the Turkmen states and the Byzantine empire and West with a corpus of the Turkmen coins in the Barber Institute Coin Collection. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mobley, Gail Elaine (2017) The formation of the English literary canon in the seventeenth century (1640-1694). Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Modasia, Bhavika (2017) PTTG, PBF and P53 in head and neck cancer. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mohammad, Hadi Hussein (2017) Studies on biosynthesis and activity of antibiotics thiomarinol from marine bacteria. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mohammed, Noor Ahmed (2017) The cyto-toxicity of some chemotherapeutic drugs on liver and kidney cell lines and the protective role of Ca2+ binding proteins. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mohd Shukri, Siti Rohkmah Binti (2017) Children adapt drawing actions to their own motor variability and to the motivational context for action. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mohd Yusof, Mohd Hafizuddin (2017) Real-time person re-identification for interactive environments. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Moniruzzaman, Md (2017) Rural women, energy poverty and energy justice in the East Central region of Bangladesh. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Montague, Samantha J. (2017) Platelet activation in trauma and other inflammatory conditions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mooney, Ciarán James (2017) Expression of growth factor receptors by haematopoietic stem and progenitor cells. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Moore, Bruce (2017) Competing perspectives on the governance role of boards of English housing associations and attitudes to board payment. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Moorghen, Rooba Yanembal (2017) Institutionalization of impact evaluation: opportunities and challenges in the Mauritian Civil Service. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Moran, Alexander James Paul (2017) Cultural reproduction in contemporary American fiction. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Morden, Justin Anthony (2017) A numerical investigation of the effects of crosswinds upon the aerodynamic characteristics of a high-speed passenger train and its slipstream. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Moreton, Kirsty Leigh (2017) The ethics of care and healthcare decision-making involving children in mid-childhood. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Morgan, Jennifer Margaret (2017) Analysing causation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Morgan, Louise (2017) Exploring homework in second and third wave cognitive behavioural therapy. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Morris, Jonathan Padraig (2017) What is the cultural web of an academy? An investigation into one academy’s organisational culture. Ed.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Muller Spaniol, Mayra (2017) Attention control in adults with high autistic traits and attention training in children with autism. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mulroy, Sarah Louise (2017) Illuminating the dark universe with galaxy clusters. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Murdoch, Emma Louise Annabel (2017) Madness, psychiatry and anti-psychiatry in English and French women’s writing and film. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Murrant, Daniel (2017) The water-energy nexus: quantifying the impact of water availability on future UK thermal power generation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Murray, Richard Cameron (2017) Design and development of a new class of intra-filament hybrid composite. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mushett Cole, Edward James (2017) Decline in ancient Egypt? A reassessment of the late new kingdom and third intermediate period. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Myerson, Richard James (2017) The development of novel allosteric modulators of the 5-HT3 receptor. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Nabiei, Roozbeh (2017) Action recognition using instrumented objects for stroke rehabilitation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ng, Elaine Hui Ru (2017) Contemporary Shakespeare performances in Asia and the intercultural imperative. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Nieves Bogonez, Francisco Daniel (2017) Manufacturing and characterisation of a fibre optic acoustic emission sensor. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Niusha, Nikravesh (2017) Encapsulation of pancreatic beta cells. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ntolopoulou, Maria (2017) Biomechanics of assisted locomotion in elderly osteoarthritis patients. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Nwokocha, Sandra Chinyeaka (2017) Feminism in twenty-first-century Nigerian novels by women. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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O'Neill, Rebecca Marie (2017) Claims, trains and frames: the case of High Speed Two. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Oaten, Alexander (2017) Understanding a populist discourse: an ethnographic account of the English Defence League’s collective identity. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Occhiali, Giovanni (2017) Power outages, hydropower and economic activity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ojo, Samuel Olukunle (2017) Effect of surface treatment and recycling on the mechanical properties of e-glass. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Okam, Adobi Uzoechi (2017) Personal and indoor exposure to nanoparticles and its relationship to biological markers. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Okan, Olgaokan (2017) Narrative constructions of female identity after suicide. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Okemuo, Gloria (2017) The requirement of coherence in EU external relations law and the coherence of EU external action towards Sub-Saharan Africa: Mali as a case study. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Olakareem, Halima (2017) Prognostic factors associated with the development of post-thrombotic syndrome after a deep vein thrombosis of the lower limb. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Olisemeke, Bernard (2017) Evaluating the impact of service delivery initiatives on patients’ waiting times in diagnostic radiology: a mixed methods study. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Oliver, Gregory Thomas (2017) Quantum multicriticality. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Oppong, Raymond Awuah (2017) Economic analysis alongside multinational studies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ortenzi, Valerio (2017) Vision-based trajectory control of unsensored robots to increase functionality, without robot hardware modication. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Osailan, Ahmad (2017) Investigation of factors associated with autonomic nervous system function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Osborne, Shani Ann Marie (2017) Luminescent ruthenium nanoprobes for applications in dye sensitized solar cells. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

O’Connor, Maureen (2017) Understanding sensemaking in organisational change: a cognitive mapping approach. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Pallan, Lalit (2017) Investigating T cell immunity against the oncogenic Merkel cell polyomavirus. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Palmer, Steve Bruce (2017) The Seventh Day Adventist Pastor in a multicultural congregation: Coventry Central's expectations of their Pastor. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Papadiamantis, Anastasios (2017) Maturation and ageing in biominerals with application to enamel maturation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Park, Saengryeol (2017) Physical activity and sedentary behaviour in older adults: associations with physical and mental health. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Patzuk-Russell, Ryder (2017) The development of education and Grammatica in Medieval Iceland. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Paulson, Shirley Thomas (2017) Healing theologies in Christian Science and Secret Revelation of John: a critical conversation in Practical Theology. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Pawar, Gopal (2017) Exploring the utility of 3D-skin models to evaluate trans-dermal uptake of flame retardants from indoor dust and consumer products. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Payne, Daniel Tony (2017) Synthesis of asymmetric DMAP derivatives and their applications in asymmetric catalysis and sensing. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Pendekanti, Venkata (2017) Regulation of motility and Ca2+ signalling in human sperm. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Pereira, Thiago Soares (2017) Bauschinger effect in macro and micro sized high strength low alloy pipeline steels. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Phillips, Henrietta Phillipa Anne Malion (2017) Cultural representations of the Moors Murderers and Yorkshire Ripper cases. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Phillips, Jade (2017) Development of crop wild relative conservation strategies for Norway. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Philp, Ashleigh Marie (2017) The role of adipose secreted cytokines in driving the pathological changes in osteoarthritis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Pickin, Anna Rachel (2017) Mechanistic insights into the effect of RUNX1/ETO knockdown in t(8;21) AML. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Pike, Jeremy Andrew (2017) Quantitative microscopy workflows for the study of cellular receptor trafficking. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Pillai, Anilkumar (2017) Utility of the new gold classification for COPD in alpha one antitrypsin deficiency. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Pinkney, Thomas David (2017) Wound-edge protection devices to reduce surgical site infection. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Poole, Vikki Louise (2017) A new therapeutic target to facilitate radioiodine treatment of breast cancer. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Preece, Katherine Elizabeth (2017) Protein extraction during soybase production: enhancing yields using cavitational techniques. Eng.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Preece, Russell James (2017) The use of a power model to assist the design of an energy harvesting data logger. MSc by Res thesis, University of Birmingham.

Price, Alan Charles (2017) Action research in outdoor learning: promoting social and emotional learning in young people with social emotional and behavioural difficulties. Ed.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Pu, Guang (2017) Hybrid air bearings for high speed turbo machinery. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Puljiz, Mate (2017) On coarse graining and other fine problems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Purswani, Sudha (2017) Characterising hepatic B cell subsets in human chronic liver disease. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Qadri, Ghazala Hassan (2017) A Muslim woman’s right to a Khulʿ in Pakistan: marital relief or marital pain? Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Qi, Shaojun (2017) Fabrication and characterisation of graphene-based multi-functional coatings. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Quill, Lee (2017) Fragment-based screening of the oncogenic protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP2. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Rago, Alfredo (2017) One genome, two sexes: genomic and transcriptomic bases of sexual dimorphism in species without sexual chromosomes. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Rai, Harvind Arjun (2017) Steady-state multiplicity and transient behaviour of a lumped-parameter solid oxide fuel cell. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Rai, Sahara (2017) The effect of exercise on oxidative stress and other health markers: exploring new technology and methodology. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ramagiri, Pradeep (2017) Analysis of the genome and viral transcriptome of Epstein-Barr virus associated paediatric B cell lymphomas. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ramsay, John Andrew (2017) Mixing of viscoelastic fluids. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Randall, Elizabeth Claire (2017) Development and integration of chemical imaging methods for applications in biomedical and pharmaceutical research. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Raza, Ghulam (2017) Titanium dioxide nanomaterials, synthesis, stability and mobility in natural and synthetic porous media. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Razon, Abigail R. (2017) An automated learner-based reading ability estimation strategy using concept indexing with integrated Part-of-Speech n-gram features. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Read, Mark John (2017) Quakers in the contemporary workplace: a critical analysis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Rees, Thomas Wheildon (2017) Bis-homoleptic, Terdentate, Cyclometalates of Group 8 and 9. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ricky, . (2017) Servant leadership in higher education: a case of academic leadership in a faith-based university in Indonesia. Ed.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ridley, Michael Luke (2017) Negative feedback of inflammation of macrophages: transcriptional cross-talk of the LPS and IL-10 signalling pathways. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Riley, Martin Jeffrey (2017) Microfibrillated cellulose: optimisation of production techniques. D.Eng. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Rio Tinto, Daniel (2017) Tracing the security dilemma in civil wars: how fear and insecurity can lead to intra-state violence. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Robbins, Kate Elizabeth (2017) Secondary crystallisation and degradation during long term aging of P(HB-co-HV). Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Roberts, Helen Michelle (2017) Neutrophil function in chronic inflammatory disease states. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Robinson, Ashley (2017) The development and application of a transposon insertion sequencing methodology in Escherichia coli BW25113. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Robinson, Emma Louise (2017) Liberty compromised? George Orwell, English Law and the Second World War. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Rodgers, Anthony David (2017) Bayesian inference from terrestrial gravimetry measurements of near-surface anomalies using a bespoke reversible-jump Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithm. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Rodrigues Coelho, Hugo (2017) Asteroseismology of cool stars: testing scaling laws and detecting signatures of rapid structure variation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Rollings, David T. (2017) EEG-fMRI in epilepsy and sleep. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Roman Corrochano, Borja (2017) Advancing the engineering understanding of coffee extraction. Eng.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Roslan, Norsyafina (2017) The potential susceptibility of urban hardrock aquifers to hydraulic and contaminant stresses: The case of Shah Alam, Malaysia. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Rusu, Marius Florin (2017) Automation of railway switch and crossing inspection. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Sadehi, Hamid (2017) Effect of frequency on the failure of articular cartilage. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Sakanaka, Tania Emi (2017) Causes of variation in intrinsic ankle stiffness and the consequences for standing. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Salisbury, Victoria Alice (2017) High resolution imaging and analysis of endothelial tubulogenesis and blood vessel formation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Samsudin, Nur Hana (2017) A study on reusing resources of speech synthesis for closely-related languages. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Santis, Constantinos (2017) Memory consolidation effects in altered states of consciousness. Master of Science by Research: M.Sc.by Res thesis, University of Birmingham.

Sarhan, Adil Rashid (2017) The regulation of cell signalling by LAR protein tyrosine phosphatase. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Satherley, Rose-Marie (2017) Disordered eating attitudes and behaviours in coeliac disease. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Saunders, Emily Louisa Rose (2017) The evolution of hominoid ecomorphology studies of locomotor behaviour and anatomy in human and nonhuman apes. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Savvides, Petros (2017) The role of Athens and the invisible factors that formulated the outcome of the Cyprus crisis in 1974. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Schager, Anna Elisabeth (2017) Investigation of Generalized Modules for Membrane Antigens as a vaccine against invasive non-Typhoidal Salmonella. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Schannwell, Clemens (2017) Modelling ice dynamic sea-level rise from the Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Schnobel, Samantha Anne (2017) Prioritising the best interests of the animal and re-framing veterinary negligence. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Seager, Leonie (2017) A study of smile aesthetics perception amongst dental professionals, patients and parents towards impacted maxillary canine treatment options. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Selim, Hebatullah Nazy Sayed (2017) Religionizing politics: Salafis and social change in Egypt. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Sendy, Bandar (2017) Studies on transcription in escherichia coli. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Serban, Stefan Teodor (2017) Outcomes of Periodontal Treatment in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (OPERA): quantitative and qualitative results of a pilot randomized controlled trial. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Shea, Robyn Lisa (2017) Dried blood spot analysis in routine clinical practice. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Shearon, Edward Houston (2017) Experiencing everyday justice: a study of end-user experiences of judicial hybridity in South Kivu, DRC. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Sillitoe, Catherine (2017) A new model for Romance verbal clitics. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Slatter, William Henry (2017) The effect of a three-year workplace health programme on employee QRISK2 relative risk scores: a UK based case study. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Smeuninx, Benoit (2017) Mechanisms of and countermeasures to age-related muscle anabolic resistance and sarcopenia. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Smith, Catherine Franklin (2017) Study of the molecular behaviour of ionic liquid colloidal suspension using rheometry and NMR. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Smith, Michael James (2017) Utilising mesenchymal stem cells from adipose tissue and dental pulp for epithelial tissue engineering. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Smith, Paul Christopher (2017) Aspiration and NEETS: young people making their way in the world of FE. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Smith, Philip J (2017) Optimisation of computational, biological and physical methods to study the cellular entry of nanoparticles. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Smith, Phillip (2017) Sentiment analysis of patient feedback. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Soden, Matthew (2017) The effects of antioxidant supplementation on exercise-induced oxidative stress in cyclists. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Soe, Yadanar (2017) Construction supply chain risk management framework for construction projects: case studies in Myanmar. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Sohal, Gurpavnjit Kaur (2017) Developing an understanding of factors that may play a role in the aetiology of higher order repetitive behaviours in individuals with intellectual disabilities. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Sommerville, Roberto Peter Zygmunt (2017) Utilisation of fly ash in the manufacture of zeolites. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Spacey, Beth Catherine (2017) Miracles and marvels in Latin narrative histories of the Crusades, 1095-1204. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Stacey, Gabrielle (2017) A professional decision you have to make': a sociocultural exploration of practice and impact within educational psychologists' use of dynamic assessment. Ed.Psych.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Stainthorp, Clare Georgina (2017) ‘[T]hese seemingly rival spheres constitute but one cosmos’: Constance Naden as scientist, philosopher, and poet. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Stamatopoulos, Konstantinos (2017) Development of a biorelevant dynamic model of human proximal colon: a tool for designing colon – specific drug delivery systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Steele, Heather Jane (2017) Finding solutions for complex systems: saving traction energy in rail. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Stefanska, Ewa Barbara (2017) Deconstructing sexual killing. Foren.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Steinthal, Nathalie Pauline Elizabeth (2017) Exploring the role of CD248/endosialin/TEM-1 on lymphoid stromal cells in secondary lymphoid organs. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Stevenson, Simon Paul (2017) Insights into binary black hole formation from gravtitational waves. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Stoedinova, Sashka Dragomanova (2017) The relationship between research & development stock of knowledge and firm performance indicators: size, exports and productivity in the UK economy. Does investing in R&D pay off, when and for whom? Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Stone, Helen Marie (2017) Proteomics in COPD. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Street, Steven Richard (2017) Atmospheric corrosion of austenitic stainless steels. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Su, Yanzong (2017) The formation of Chinese conceptions regarding Christianity: a reinterpretation based on the anti-opium movement of the nineteenth century. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Suggett, Emma Lucy (2017) Risk assessment of patients as a means of directing a clinical pharmacy service. Doctor of Pharmacy: DPharm thesis, University of Birmingham.

Sulaiman, Nursufiah Binti (2017) Late eocene palaeoenvironment and palaeoclimate of the US Gulf coast. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Sun, Simiao (2017) Transient water table influence upon Light Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (LNAPLs) redistribution: laboratory and modelling studies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Sutaria, Rupesh (2017) The role of toll-like receptor ligands and fatty acids in the recruitment of monocytes across liver sinusoids. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Suwarno, Yogi (2017) Responding to climate change: policy integration and the Indonesian forestry sector. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Sønderland, Svein Harald (2017) Salmon population in watersheds of different complexities following ice recession in Glacier Bay as determined by the physical habitat template. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Tahara, Nobuko (2017) The use of shell nouns in Japanese and American student writing. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Taiwo, Benjamin Gbenro (2017) Modulation of human sperm by follicular fluid steroid hormones. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Takoeva, Vasilisa (2017) The re-appearing act of leadership: an exploration of leadership practice through the lens of cultural-historical activity theory. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Talbot, Anthony John (2017) Salvation in Luke: the impact of allusions to the cult on his soteriology. M.A. by Res. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tan, Wei En (2017) Waiter–Client and Client–Waiter games. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tawfik, Myada (2017) Management control systems in accounting firms: an Egyptian perspective. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Taylor, Amelia May (2017) Substructures in large graphs. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Taylor, Ian Robert (2017) Deconstructing the iconography of Seth. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Taylor, Michael Anthony (2017) A history of 119 Infantry Brigade in the Great War with special reference to the Command of Brigadier-General Frank Percy Crozier. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Terry, William David (2017) Cluster production in the matrix assembly cluster source. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Thomson, Calum Bryson (2017) The molecular epidemiology and characteristics of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 22 in a local, national and international context. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tian, Zhongbei (2017) System energy optimisation strategies for DC railway traction power networks. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tiozzo Fasiolo, Marco (2017) Consensus for Mussolini? popular opinion in the province of Venice (1922-1943). Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Torlinska, Barbara (2017) Diagnosis, treatment and long-term consequences of hyperthyroidism: use of existing data to generate new knowledge. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Traczykowski, Lauren (2017) The ethics of natural disaster intervention. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Truong, Linh (2017) Institutional governance tensions within global value chains: the study of the Vietnam textile and garment industry. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tubb, Vanessa (2017) The development of novel T cell receptor - and chimeric antigen receptor - engineered T cell therapies for the treatment of cancer. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Usta, Onur (2017) In pursuit of herds or land? Nomads, peasants and pastoral economies in Anatolia from a regional perspective, 1600-1645. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Van Meter, Heather J. (2017) Sustainable development and public international institutions: lessons from the mining industry. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Venkataraman, Vikrant (2017) Coupling of a solid oxide fuel cell with a vapour absorption refrigeration system for refrigerated truck application. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Vesty, Eleanor Fay (2017) Understanding developmental processes in early-diverging plant model systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Vilas Sanz, Sara Paloma (2017) Empathy in adolescence and young adulthood: evidence from atypical development, behaviour, and culture. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Vines, Joshua Edwin (2017) The effect of carbon and silicon-based additives on the hydrogen storage properties of Lithium Borohydride. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Vogt, Julie (2017) Clinical and molecular genetics of the multiple pterygium syndromes. M.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Vu, Chi Thi Cam (2017) Microsavings and performance of microfinance institutions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Vyas, Nina (2017) Imaging dental ultrasonic cavitation and its effects. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Wakeland, Elizabeth Sarah (2017) Professionals’ experiences of deaf people; a grounded theory approach within the mental health and criminal justice system. Foren.Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Walsh, Andrew John (2017) Using a Community of Practice approach to understand collaborative knowledge development amongst mental health nurse students and practitioners. Ed.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Walsh, Kathryn Amy (2017) Shame, mental health and substance use: an exploration of psychological processes and interventions. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Walters, Andrew John Charles (2017) Inter-war, inter-service friction on the North-West frontier of India and its impact on the development and application of RAF doctrine. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wang, Fei (2017) Austenite grain growth behaviour of HSLA steel during reheating treatment. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wang, Minshi (2017) Microstructure characterisation and creep modelling of HP40 alloys. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wang, Rui (2017) Freezing and freeze-drying highly concentrated carbohydrate systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wang, Shixuan (2017) Four essays on modelling asset returns in the Chinese financial market. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wang, Tiffany (2017) International cartels and developing countries: a proposal to reframe competition law. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wang, Xiqian (2017) Improving the microstructure, mechanical properties & process route in selective laser melting of nickel-superalloys. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wang, Yongjing (2017) Sustainable self-healing structural composites. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Watton, James Peter William (2017) Performance and degradation of solid oxide cells for steam electrolysis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

West, Melanie (2017) Factors influencing singleton search and cognitive intervention with older adults. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Westwood, Ellen Anne (2017) The use and outcomes of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for forensic populations and non-forensic adolescent populations. Clin.Psy.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Whitehouse, Laura Marie (2017) The eccentric dead: a reanalysis of early Anglo-Saxon cemetery data from East Anglia and Lindsey. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wiangkham, Taweewat (2017) Development and evaluation of a novel intervention for rehabilitation following whiplash injury. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Widodo, Teguh (2017) Performance-based budgeting: evidence from Indonesia. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wigley, Christian (2017) Towards a new envisioning of ubermensch: a trans-Nietzschean response to nihilism in the digital age. M.A. by Res. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wilkinson, Melanie Rachel (2017) The development of a novel balance platform for concussion assessment. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Willmore, Nicholas Peter (2017) The impact of social capital on the personalisation of care. Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wiltshire, Imogen (2017) Therapeutic art concepts and practices in Britain and the United States (1937-1946). Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wittkopp, Frederike (2017) Organic geochemical investigation of sediments in the Japan Sea: tracking paleoceanographic and paleoclimatic changes since the mid-miocene. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Woodhall, Andrew Christopher (2017) Addressing anthropocentrism in nonhuman ethics: evolution, morality, and nonhuman moral beings. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wu, Wei (2017) Fintech and financial inclusion in Guangdong, China: resources, embeddedness, fraud and routine. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Xia, Zhangwen (2017) Microstructure and mechanical properties of direct laser deposited alloy IN718. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Xie, Mingyu (2017) Model predictive control of water quality in drinking water distribution systems considering disinfection by-products. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Xie, Shuang (2017) Microstructure and mechanical properties of inertia friction welded Ti-6Al-4V. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Yadav, Mukul (2017) Studies on the biosynthesis of antibiotics mupirocin and thiomarinol. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yang, Wen-Chi (2017) Evolution of fish schools: a theoretical study by agent-based simulation and game-theoretic analysis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yang, Xiaocong (2017) Older people in China: their health and the roles of social capital and household income inequality. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yasir, Muhammad (2017) Regulation of virulence determinants in enteroaggregative Escherichia Coli. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yazid, Muhammad Da’In Bin (2017) Analysis of cell signalling in dystrophin-deficient myoblasts. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yeo, Graeme James (2017) Monitoring railway track condition using inertial sensors on an in-service vehicle. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yoon, Keejoon (2017) Professional development and its impact on teacher and pupil learning: a community of practice case study in South Korea. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Young, Primrose May Deen (2017) Bourgeois ambivalence: a comparative investigation of Thomas Mann’s Der Zauberberg and T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yousefi, Zahrieh (2017) Belief Representation Systematic Approach (BRSA): an agent-based model to understand a simple theory of mind. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Zafeiri, Ioanna (2017) Design and manufacture of lipid particles for emulsion stabilisation. Eng.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zainal, Siti Aishah (2017) Effects of low-level light therapy on epithelial progenitor cells. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zainal Abidin, Nuruljannah (2017) Designing sustainable city centre regeneration in Malaysia: the case of Kuala Lumpur. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zakaria, Nor Ayu Zalina Binti (2017) Clutter analysis and simulation in forward scatter micro radar network. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zakeri, Zohreh (2017) Optimised use of independent component analysis for EEG signal processing. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhai, Wenlei (2017) “Click-fluors”: Boronic acid-based saccharide sensors via CuAAC reaction. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhang, Guowei (2017) Modelling of weldment microstructure in non-age hardening Al-based alloys. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhang, Shiling (2017) Improving the tribological and corrosion properties of Zr702 and Zircaloy-4 alloys by Ceramic Conversion Treatment. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhang, Siqi (2017) The effect of boron substitution on the structure of calcium-aluminosilicate calcium-fluoro-aluminosilicate glasses and glass-ceramics. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhang, Zhenhe (2017) Improved railway vehicle inspection and monitoring through the integration of multiple monitoring technologies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhao, Lin (2017) The contribution of memory to common ground effects during language comprehension. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhao, Yuqian (2017) An analysis of the stability in multivariate correlation structures. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhou, Xiang (2017) Economics of education in rural China: two experimental studies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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