Student Theses

The student theses listed here are University of Manchester doctoral theses, submitted since 2010, which are currently Open Access. If you are unable to locate the thesis you are searching for, please contact the Library's Scholarly Communications Team at uml.scholarlycommunication@manchester.ac.uk.

  1. VERSION ANALYSIS FOR FAULT DETECTION IN OWL ONTOLOGIES

    Author: Copeland, M., 3 Jan 2016

    Supervisor: Stevens, R. (Supervisor) & Parsia, B. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Master of Philosophy

  2. Vertex counting as a luminosity measure at ATLAS and determination of the electroweak Zjj production cross-section

    Author: Iturbe Ponce, J., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Wyatt, T. (Supervisor) & Oh, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  3. Vertical Integration, Firm Boundaries, & Business Models

    Author: Kimmich, S., 1 Aug 2018

    Supervisor: Massini, S. (Supervisor) & Healey, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Business Administration

  4. Vertical Profiling in the West Pacific Warm Pool

    Author: Newton, R., 1 Aug 2018

    Supervisor: Vaughan, G. (Supervisor) & Gallagher, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  5. Very Large Telescope observations of nearby dwarf irregular galaxies

    Author: Amos, N., 1 Aug 2018

    Supervisor: Fuller, G. (Supervisor) & Mcdonald, I. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Master of Science by Research

  6. Vibration diagnosis of blades of rotating machines

    Author: Gubran, A., 31 Dec 2015

    Supervisor: Sinha, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  7. Vibrational Study of Agarose Spheres of Millimetric and Micrometric Size

    Author: Yescas, J., 31 Dec 2014

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  8. Vibration-based Damage Detection in Structures

    Author: Asnaashari, E., 1 Aug 2015

    UoM administered thesis: Unknown

  9. Vibration-based structural health monitoring of composite laminates

    Author: Yang, C., 1 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Oyadiji, S. (Supervisor) & Ji, T. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  10. VIBRATION-BASED STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING OF COMPOSITE STRUCTURES

    Author: Ullah, I., 31 Dec 2011

    Supervisor: Sinha, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  11. Victor Brauner and the Surrealist Interest in the Occult

    Author: Darie, C., 31 Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Crinson, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  12. Video event analysis using activity primitives

    Author: Garg, A., 1 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Ramsay, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  13. Video Gaming Parlours: The Emergence of Video Gaming in India

    Author: Chhina, G., 1 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: May, V. (Supervisor) & Balmer, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  14. Villitis of Unknown Etiology (VUE): Unravelling Placental Dysfunction and Causes of Stillbirth and Fetal Growth Restriction

    Author: Derricott, H., 1 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Heazell, A. (Supervisor), Greenwood, S. (Supervisor) & Jones, R. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Unknown

  15. Violence and Authority in Eusebius of Caesarea's Ecclesiastical History

    Author: Corke-Webster, J., 1 Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Cooper, K. (Supervisor) & Mazza, R. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  16. Virtual Belonging in Web 2.0 Projects, and its association with Online Behaviour

    Author: Mohagheghi-Fard, H., 1 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Fenn, F. (Supervisor) & De Bruijn, O. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  17. Virtual communities for parents of children with special needs in Taiwan: Emotional support, information, and advocacy

    Author: Lu, I., 1 Aug 2018

    Supervisor: Miles, S. (Supervisor) & Kerr, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  18. Visible Light-Mediated Synthesis of Nitrogen-Containing Molecules: Photoredox Generation of Amidyl and Aminium Radicals and Nitrile Oxides

    Author: Svejstrup, T., 31 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Greaney, M. (Supervisor) & Leonori, D. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  19. Visual search in natural scenes with and without guidance of fixations

    Author: Mould, M. S., 1 Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Foster, D. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  20. Visual Speech Synthesis by Learning Joint Probabilistic Models of Audio and Video

    Author: Deena, S., 1 Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Galata, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  21. VISUALISING PROTEIN SEQUENCE ALIGNMENT

    Author: Aljuhani, S., 31 Dec 2014

    Supervisor: Silvester, D. (Supervisor) & Attwood, T. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  22. Vitamin D and Diabetic Neuropathy

    Author: Alam, U., 1 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Malik, R. (Supervisor) & Jeziorska, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  23. Vitamin D and Diabetic Neuropathy

    Author: Kheyami, A., 31 Dec 2014

    Supervisor: Malik, R. (Supervisor) & Jeziorska, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Unknown

  24. Vitamin D and endothelial function and repair in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Author: Reynolds, J., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Bruce, I. (Supervisor), Ray, D. (Supervisor), O'Neill, T. (Supervisor) & Alexander, Y. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Unknown

  25. Voices, conflict and personal goals: A Perceptual Control Theory perspective on auditory verbal hallucinations

    Author: Varese, F., 31 Dec 2014

    Supervisor: Mansell, W. (Supervisor) & Tai, S. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Clinical Psychology

  26. Volcanic Ash Degradation on Thermal Barrier Coatings and Preliminary Fabrication of Protective Coatings

    Author: Lee, K., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Xiao, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Master of Philosophy

  27. Voltage Balancing on Three-phase Low Voltage Feeder

    Author: Li, Y., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Crossley, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  28. Voltage-led Load Management in UK Distribution Networks

    Author: Ballanti, A., 1 Aug 2018

    Supervisor: Ochoa, L. (Supervisor) & Milanovic, J. V. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  29. Vygotsky's theory of scientific concepts and connectionist teaching in mathematics

    Author: Swanson, D., 1 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Williams, J. (Supervisor) & Archer, R. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Unknown

  30. W±Z Diboson Production at √s = 8 TeV with the ATLAS Detector

    Author: Barnes, S., 1 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Wyatt, T. (Supervisor), Schwanenberger, C. (Supervisor) & Oh, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  31. 'Waiting is Hoping': Future and Youth in a Bosnian Border Town

    Author: Celebicic, V., 1 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Jansen, S. (Supervisor) & Green, S. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  32. Waking the Read: What is it to be Post-Joycean? In Reading, Writing, and Psychoanalysis

    Author: Bristow, D., 31 Dec 2014

    Supervisor: Harte, L. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  33. Wall Slip in Pipe Rheometry of Multiphase Fluids

    Author: Abd Rahman, N. '., 31 Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Martin, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  34. Warp Weighted Looms: Then and Now Anglo-Saxon and Viking Archaeological Evidence and Modern Practitioners

    Author: Petty, C., 31 Dec 2014

    Supervisor: Owen-Crocker, G. (Supervisor) & Hind, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Unknown

  35. Wartorn Britain: How do former British armed forces personnel locate stateviolence within their personal lived experience?

    Author: Bluett, M., 1 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Henley, P. (Supervisor) & Simpson, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Master of Philosophy

  36. Wasted Space: Lost opportunities in managing small derelict sites in Liverpool

    Author: Nolan, K., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Hincks, S. (Supervisor) & Haughton, G. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  37. Water quality profiling of rivers in a data-poor area: Southwest Nigeria.

    Author: Omotoso, T., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Lane-Serff, G. F. (Supervisor) & Young, R. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  38. Water Treatment by Adsorption and Electrochemical RegenerationDevelopment of a Liquid-Lift Reactor

    Author: Liu, D., 1 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Holmes, S. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  39. Water Treatment Using Graphite Adsorbents With Electrochemical Regeneration

    Author: Hussain, S., 1 Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Roberts, E. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  40. Wave energy conversion based on multi-mode line absorbing systems

    Author: Carpintero Moreno, E., 31 Dec 2015

    Supervisor: Stansby, P. (Supervisor) & Stallard, T. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  41. Wave energy converter strings for electricity generation and coastal protection

    Author: Alexandre, A., 1 Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Stallard, T. (Supervisor) & Stansby, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  42. Wave Energy Extraction from Device Arrays: Experimental Investigation in a Large Wave Facility

    Author: Weller, S., 1 Aug 2011

    Supervisor: Stallard, T. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  43. Wave Loading on Bodies in the Free Surface Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH)

    Author: Omidvar, P., 31 Dec 2010

    Supervisor: Stansby, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  44. Waves in Nonlinear Elastic Media with Inhomogeneous Pre-Stress

    Author: Shearer, T., 1 Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Parnell, W. (Supervisor) & Abrahams, I. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  45. Weak Gravitational Galaxy-Galaxy Lensing

    Author: Peters, A., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Brown, M. (Supervisor) & Kay, S. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Master of Science by Research

  46. WEAK GRAVITATIONAL LENSING STUDIES USING RADIO INFORMATION

    Author: Demetroullas, C., 1 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Brown, M. (Supervisor) & Jackson, N. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  47. Weak Gravitational Lensing with Radio Observations

    Author: Tunbridge, B., 1 Aug 2019

    Supervisor: Harrison, I. (Supervisor) & Brown, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  48. Wearable Inertial Multi-Sensor System for Physical Activity Analysis and Classification with Machine Learning Algorithms

    Author: Zebin, T., 1 Aug 2018

    Supervisor: Ozanyan, K. (Supervisor) & Scully, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  49. Website user experience: overall summary assessments and momentary emotion

    Author: Alalawi, M., 31 Dec 2012

    Supervisor: De Bruijn, O. (Supervisor) & Sutcliffe, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  50. Weight Optimization in Hinfinity Loop-Shaping Control and Applications

    Author: Osinuga, M., 31 Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Lanzon, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  51. Welding of Rail Steels

    Author: Jilabi, A., 31 Dec 2015

    Supervisor: Withers, P. (Supervisor) & Francis, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  52. Well-being in Clinical Neuroscience Settings

    Author: Leigh, A., 31 Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Sheldrick, R. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Clinical Psychology

  53. Wellbeing, Reasons, and Paternalism

    Author: Birks, D., 31 Dec 2011

    Supervisor: Brownlee, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  54. Well-posed continuum modelling of granular flows

    Author: Barker, T., 1 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Gray, J. (Supervisor) & Johnson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  55. WENDS AND THE WENDE: MODERN GERMAN UNIFICATION (1989-90) AND THE SORBS

    Author: Cunningham, S., 31 Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Jefferies, M. (Supervisor) & Ochman, E. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  56. Wet Laid Fibreglass Composites

    Author: Siddique Yousfani, S., 31 Dec 2010

    Supervisor: Gong, R. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  57. Wettability Studies of Laser-Treated Materials

    Author: Liang, J. J., 1 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Liu, Z. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Master of Philosophy

  58. What are effective methods to recruit research participants into mental health trials?

    Author: Hughes-Morley, A., 1 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Bower, P. (Supervisor), Hann, R. (Supervisor) & Waheed, W. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  59. What are the institutional implications of co-production as a strategy for development?

    Author: Shand, W., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Mitlin, D. (Supervisor) & Hickey, S. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  60. What Causes the Colour of Diamonds?

    Author: Godfrey, I., 1 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Bangert, U. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  61. What do cannabis users with psychosis want from a psychological intervention?

    Author: Knight, G., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Gregg, L. (Supervisor) & Bucci, S. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Clinical Psychology

  62. What does good provision for pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder look like? The search for a model of good practice.

    Author: Charters, L., 1 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Squires, G. (Supervisor) & Woods, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  63. What drives us to give of our best? - an appreciative inquiry into how educational psychologists support early years children and their families

    Author: Oakes, E., 31 Dec 2010

    Supervisor: Farrell, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  64. What is the Experience of Trained Non-directive Play Therapists using the Western Model of Non-directive Play Therapy on a Kenyan Child?

    Author: Otieno, M., 1 Aug 2019

    Supervisor: Hanley, T. (Supervisor) & Ballinger, E. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  65. What Makes a Difference in Decentralised Local Government?Empirical Analysis from the Philippines

    Author: Ishii, R., 1 Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Hossain, F. (Supervisor) & Rees, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  66. What Makes NGOs Legitimate? An analysis of Amnesty International UK's, Greenpeace UK's and Cafod's legitimacy claims in the UK national context

    Author: Thrandardottir, E., 31 Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Moran, M. (Supervisor) & Wilkinson, R. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  67. What Makes Online Micro Blog Content Go Viral: A Study on Sina Weibo

    Author: Fan, S., 31 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Marandi, E. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Business Administration

  68. What Sorts of Entities Does Grounding Relate?

    Author: Barnett, S., 1 Aug 2019

    Supervisor: Liggins, D. (Supervisor) & Stevens, G. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  69. When Flesh Becomes Meat: Encountering Meaty Bodies in Contemporary Culture

    Author: Deller, R., 31 Dec 2015

    Supervisor: Stacey, J. (Supervisor) & Pearl, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  70. 'Where does the new come from?' An ethnography of design performances of 'the new'

    Author: Gaspar, A., 31 Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Harvey, P. (Supervisor) & Irving, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  71. Where Gender and Medicine Meet: Transition Experiences and the NHS

    Author: Combs, R., 1 Aug 2011

    Supervisor: Wilson, A. (Supervisor) & Turnbull, N. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  72. Which policy protects Indonesians from catastrophic health expenditure: demand-side or supply-side subsidy? A multilevel logistic analysis

    Author: Jaya, C., 31 Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Tampubolon, G. (Supervisor) & Ramlogan, R. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Master of Philosophy

  73. WHO AM I? A CROSS-CULTURAL STUDY ON JAPANESE-AMERICAN BICULTURALS' CONSUMPTION PREFERENCE TOWARDS HEDONIC AND UTILITARIAN PRODUCTS

    Author: Moriuchi, E., 1 Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Jackson, P. (Supervisor) & Cui, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  74. 'Who Is Silent Gives Consent': Power And Medical Decision-Making For Children

    Author: Lyons, B., 1 Aug 2011

    Supervisor: Brassington, I. (Supervisor), Brazier, M. (Supervisor) & Erin, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  75. Who owns the fish?Participatory Approaches in Puerto Rico's Fisheries

    Author: Del Pozo, M., 1 Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Wade, S. (Supervisor) & Green, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  76. Whole and Parts in Anglican EcclesiologyA Critical, Postcolonial Theological Analysis

    Author: Duggan, J., 31 Dec 2010

    Supervisor: Scott, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  77. Whole class working memory interventions: An evaluation and comparison of the implementation of computerised training and a practical, class based programme

    Author: Rumble, A., 31 Dec 2014

    Supervisor: Bond, C. (Supervisor) & Woods, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  78. WHOLE RANGE BEHAVIOUR OF RESTRAINED REINFORCED CONCRETE BEAMS AND FRAMES IN FIRE

    Author: Albrifkani, S., 31 Dec 2017

    Supervisor: Wang, Y. (Supervisor) & Yang, Z. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  79. Why Are Pulsars Hard To Find?

    Author: Lyon, R., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Brooke, J. (Supervisor), Knowles, J. (Supervisor) & Stappers, B. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  80. Why do firms invest in an unstable business environment? Investigating formal and informal investment climate institutions in Vietnam

    Author: Record, R., 1 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Sen, K. (Supervisor) & Nadvi, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  81. Why Do Practitioners Work in Deprived Areas? Identifying Affinity Factors for Urban Deprived General Practice

    Author: Whalley, D., 1 Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Sibbald, B. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  82. Why is leadership important in policing domestic abuse?A case study of the leadership issues in tackling domestic abuse in a major city in the U.K.

    Author: Reid, L., 1 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Kawalek, P. (Supervisor) & Brookes, S. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  83. WIDE AREA MONITORING, PROTECTION AND CONTROL IN THE FUTURE GREAT BRITAIN POWER SYSTEM

    Author: Cai, D., 1 Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Terzija, V. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  84. William Kelly (1821-1906): Biblical Literalist, Conservative Intellectual, and Mystic

    Author: Critchlow, A., 31 Dec 2015

    Supervisor: Gregory, W. (Supervisor) & Johnson, G. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  85. William Mason: A Study

    Author: Addison, J., 31 Dec 2011

    Supervisor: Gladfelder, H. (Supervisor) & Rawes, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  86. Wireless Sensor Networks in Hostile RF Environments

    Author: Crutchley, D., 31 Dec 2012

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  87. Wnt signalling in oestrogen-induced lactotroph proliferation

    Author: Giles, A., 1 Aug 2011

    Supervisor: Davis, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  88. Women and Marriage in Paul and His Early Interpreters

    Author: Beattie, G., 2003

    Supervisor: Klutz, T. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  89. Women and Paid Domestic Work in Mexico: Food, Sexuality and Motherhood

    Author: Saldana-Tejeda, A., 1 Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Fagan, C. (Supervisor) & Byrne, B. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  90. Women as Threat in French and English Drama ( 1553-1610)

    Author: Goulahsen, L., 31 Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Armstrong, A. (Supervisor) & Tambling, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  91. Women who Give Birth to New Worlds: Three Feminine Perspectives on Lusophone Postcolonial Africa

    Author: Tavares, M., 1 Aug 2011

    Supervisor: Owen, H. (Supervisor) & De Castro Rocha, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  92. Women, gender and protest: contesting oil palm plantation expansion in Sambas district, Indonesia

    Author: Morgan, M., 1 Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Swyngedouw, E. (Supervisor) & Castree, N. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  93. Women's Education and Social Mobility in South Korea

    Author: Kim, K. A., 1 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Cutts, D. (Supervisor), Li, Y. (Supervisor) & Zimdars, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  94. Women's Empowerment and Household Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: Examining the Importance of Social Norms

    Author: Abekah-Nkrumah, G., 1 Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Lawson, D. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  95. Work, Identity and Letterpress Printers in Britain, 1750-1850

    Author: Greenwood, E., 1 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Barker, H. (Supervisor) & Velkar, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd