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Guest editorial

The transition from Foundation Degrees to Bachelor Degrees: how an e-journal may help, Ross Pomeroy, p. 1-2.

Project Articles

Does the evolution of increased competitive ability hypothesis explain invasion? Comparing native and non-native populations of Plantago lanceolata, Izzadora Dean, p. 3-21.

The Common House Spider Tegenaria saeva is an unlikely vector or reservoir of Community-Associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA), Jack Lee, p. 40-50.

An investigation into the bacterial communities present at two estuarine beaches in the South Hams, Devon, UK: the effects of oil pollution, Ian Lidbury, p. 51-62.

Dynamics of Suspended Particulate Matter in the lower Tamar estuary, Emlyn Davies, p. 63-108.

Flexural testing of sustainable and alternative materials for surfboard construction, in comparison to current industry standard materials, Jamie Johnstone, p. 109-142.

Youth sailing participation and market segment profiles for Plymouth (UK), Philip Timings, p. 143-179.

Investigating the nature of body representations and their use in pair matching and mental rotation tasks, Abigail Clifton, p. 180-205.

Vocabulary acquisition in bilingual children: Are they more delayed in English than their monolingual peers? Does this depend on input of language? Naomi Kilgore, p. 206-239.

Attachment Theory: In search of a relationship between attachment security and preschool children’s level of empathy, Rebecca Knight, p. 240-258.

The effect of mood on attention to global and local characteristics of music, Jennifer Pope, p. 259-275.

Psychological flexibility, insomnia and chronic pain; a study of acceptance, mindfulness and values-based action, Jennifer Williams, p. 276-292.

Environmental controls and distributions of surface foraminifera from the Otter estuary salt marsh, UK: their potential use as sea level indicators, Stephen Allen, p. 293-324.

Public transport versus the private car: a study of attitudes towards transport modes in Plymouth, Rebecca Webb, p. 325-371.

Literature Reviews

The effects of stocking density on fish welfare, Louise Baldwin, p. 372-383.

Aquaculture of Octopus species: present status, problems and perspectives, Elizabeth Berger, p. 384-399.

What do we know about the causes and consequences of salmonid social hierarchies from laboratory experiments? Lewis Eaton, p. 400-412.

The physiological and physical response to capture stress in sharks, Leila Hassanein, p. 413-422.

Red and green Carcinus: how different? Jennifer Lewis, p. 423-431.

In vitro micropropagation of medicinal plants by tissue culture, Yaadwinder Sidhu, p. 432-449.

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