The Plymouth Student Scientist - Volume 07 - 2014
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(University of Plymouth, 2014)The public awareness of, and response to, information regarding bathing water quality was evaluated along the beaches of Poole, Dorset, during the peak summer months in 2013. A questionnaire survey was conducted in the ...
Coping strategies and methods of managing psychological trauma during adolescence: an interpretative phenomenological perspective (University of Plymouth, 2014)Using interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) the present study investigated the coping strategies that adolescents use in the aftermath of psychologically traumatizing experiences. A detailed analysis of ten ...
The interplay of gender role orientation and Type-D personality as predictors of body dissatisfaction in undergraduate women (University of Plymouth, 2014)The importance of body image and its effects on psychological functioning and health behaviours has received much interest in recent decades; however its precursors are still unclear. The purpose of the present research ...
(University of Plymouth, 2014)Moore’s law originally was the observation that the number of transistors on integrated circuits doubles roughly every 18 months. However, many other areas of technology progress with a similar exponential growth. For ...
(University of Plymouth, 2014)The total copper concentration was determined in rainwater and roof runoff collected in Plymouth, UK between Sept-Oct 2013. The concentration was measured using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry and found to ...
Are the current methods of remediation to reduce nitrate contamination in groundwater in the developing world effective? A systematic review (University of Plymouth, 2014)Nitrate contamination of groundwater has become a growing problem, particularly in the developing world as a result of agricultural intensification and rapid urbanisation leading to leaching and run off. Large numbers of ...
(University of Plymouth, 2014)Guest editorial from: Stuart Hampton-Reeves (Head of Graduate Research School, Director of the Centre for Research-informed Teaching, University of Central Lancashire)
(University of Plymouth, 2014)In oviparous species such as birds, the investment in egg size is thought to represent a strong mechanism through which maternal effects can influence components of offspring fitness. Within several avian species egg size ...
The effects of spatial variance, temperature and pH on bacterial community composition in the sea anemone, Anemonia viridis. (University of Plymouth, 2014)Marine organisms are well known to have associations with microorganisms and little is known about the specific nature of the microorganism host interactions. This study investigates the bacterial community composition ...