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. 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

  2. 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

  3. VISUALISING PROTEIN SEQUENCE ALIGNMENT

    Author: Aljuhani, S., 31 Dec 2014

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

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  4. Vitamin D and Diabetic Neuropathy

    Author: Alam, U., 1 Aug 2014

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

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  5. Vitamin D and Diabetic Neuropathy

    Author: Kheyami, A., 31 Dec 2014

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

    UoM administered thesis: Unknown

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Voltage Balancing on Three-phase Low Voltage Feeder

    Author: Li, Y., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Crossley, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. '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

  14. 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

  15. Wall Slip in Pipe Rheometry of Multiphase Fluids

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

    Supervisor: Martin, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. Water Treatment Using Graphite Adsorbents With Electrochemical Regeneration

    Author: Hussain, S., 1 Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Roberts, E. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. WEAK GRAVITATIONAL LENSING STUDIES USING RADIO INFORMATION

    Author: Demetroullas, C., 1 Aug 2016

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

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  29. Weak Gravitational Lensing with Radio Observations

    Author: Tunbridge, B., 1 Aug 2019

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

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  30. 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

  31. 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

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

    Author: Osinuga, M., 31 Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Lanzon, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  33. Welding of Rail Steels

    Author: Jilabi, A., 31 Dec 2015

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

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  34. Well-being in Clinical Neuroscience Settings

    Author: Leigh, A., 31 Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Sheldrick, R. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Clinical Psychology

  35. Wellbeing, Reasons, and Paternalism

    Author: Birks, D., 31 Dec 2011

    Supervisor: Brownlee, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  36. Well-posed continuum modelling of granular flows

    Author: Barker, T., 1 Aug 2017

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

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  37. 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

  38. Wet Laid Fibreglass Composites

    Author: Siddique Yousfani, S., 31 Dec 2010

    Supervisor: Gong, R. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  39. Wettability Studies of Laser-Treated Materials

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

    Supervisor: Liu, Z. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Master of Philosophy

  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. What Causes the Colour of Diamonds?

    Author: Godfrey, I., 1 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Bangert, U. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. What is child well-being and how can parents and early years educators support it in low-income areas in England?

    Author: Street, M., 31 Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Raffo, C. (Supervisor) & Lupton, R. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Education

  47. 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

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 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

  51. What Sorts of Entities Does Grounding Relate?

    Author: Barnett, S., 1 Aug 2019

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

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  52. 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

  53. '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

  54. 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

  55. 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

  56. 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

  57. '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

  58. 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

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

    Author: Duggan, J., 31 Dec 2010

    Supervisor: Scott, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  60. 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

  61. 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

  62. 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

  63. 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

  64. 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

  65. 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

  66. 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

  67. 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

  68. William Mason: A Study

    Author: Addison, J., 31 Dec 2011

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

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  69. Wireless Sensor Networks in Hostile RF Environments

    Author: Crutchley, D., 31 Dec 2012

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  70. Wnt signalling in oestrogen-induced lactotroph proliferation

    Author: Giles, A., 1 Aug 2011

    Supervisor: Davis, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  71. Women and Marriage in Paul and His Early Interpreters

    Author: Beattie, G., 2003

    Supervisor: Klutz, T. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  72. 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

  73. 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

  74. 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

  75. 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

  76. 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

  77. 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

  78. 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

  79. WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMANT FRAUD INVESTIGATIONS: DETERRING LIGHT BLUE-COLLAR CRIME

    Author: Mahoney, T. G., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Spencer, J. (Supervisor) & Shute, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  80. WORK-FAMILY PRACTICES IN PORTUGUESE ENTERPRISES: EMPLOYEE AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERCEPTIONS

    Author: Carioca, M., 31 Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Hassard, J. (Supervisor) & Hyde, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Business Administration

  81. Working in Tobacco. Migrant labourers in neoliberal regimes in Mexico and the USA

    Author: Salazar, M., 3 Jan 2017

    Supervisor: Wade, S. (Supervisor) & Venkatesan, S. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  82. Working with Suicide: The Impact on the Person-Centred Counsellor

    Author: Moerman, M., 1 Aug 2012

    Supervisor: West, W. (Supervisor) & Lennie, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  83. WORKLOAD-ADAPTATION IN MEMORY CONTROLLERS

    Author: Ghasempour, M., 1 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Lujan Moreno, M. (Supervisor) & Garside, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  84. Workplace Democracy, Well-Being and Political Participation

    Author: Coutinho, J., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Russell, A. (Supervisor), O'Neill, J. (Supervisor) & Bellotti, E. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  85. Workplace Diversity and European Enlargement:A Qualitative Study within the International Civil Service

    Author: Gavin, F., 1 Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Cassell, C. (Supervisor) & Rubery, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  86. Workplace learning for Learning Support Assistants in a special school

    Author: Martin, T., 31 Dec 2017

    Supervisor: Mccann, L. (Supervisor) & Lupton, R. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  87. Workplace social capital, job satisfaction and workplace performance in developed and developing countries

    Author: Femina, D., 1 Aug 2016

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

    UoM administered thesis: Unknown

  88. Work-related ill-health as determined in General Practice

    Author: Hussey, L., 1 Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Agius, R. (Supervisor) & Turner, S. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  89. World Bank and Urban Water Supply Reforms in India: A Case Study on Karnataka

    Author: Ghosh Mitra, S., 31 Dec 2010

    Supervisor: Burch, M. (Supervisor) & Gains, F. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  90. Wound Cultures: Explorations of embodiment in visual culture in the age of HIV/AIDS

    Author: Macdonald, N., 1 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Lomas, D. (Supervisor) & Pearl, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  91. Write Errors in Exchange Coupled Bit Patterned Media

    Author: Talbot, J., 1 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Miles, J. (Supervisor) & Hamilton, B. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  92. Writing and the Other: Franz Kafka and Maurice Blanchot

    Author: Moradi, H., 1 Aug 2011

    Supervisor: Tambling, J. (Supervisor) & Alderson, D. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  93. Writing Jewish and Turkish Cultural Memory into Contemporary German Literature

    Author: Ramsay, R., 2009

    Supervisor: Gelbin, C. (Supervisor) & Littler, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  94. Writing Otherness: Uses of History and Mythology in Constructing Literary Representations of India's Hijras

    Author: Newport, S., 31 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Ghosh, A. (Supervisor) & Valassopoulos, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  95. XPS studies of Surface Ageing and Discharge Processes in Polymeric Insulators

    Author: Lunt, P., 1 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Flavell, W. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd