The Plymouth Student Scientist - Volume 7, No. 2 - 2014
Table of contents
The British Conference of Undergraduate Research, Stuart Hampton-Reeves, p. 1-2.
Project articles - Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences
An investigation into whether snack choices differ between emotional eaters and non-emotional eaters, Jessica Adams, p. 3-16.
Project articles - Engineering
Acclimatization of Anemonia viridis (Forskäl 1775) by thermal preconditioning; potential role of catalase, Sanket Chiplunkar, p. 17-37.
Bathing water quality: public perception and awareness, Jeffrey Shepherd, p. 38-58.
Project articles - Psychology
Project articles - Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Are the current methods of remediation to reduce nitrate contamination in groundwater in the developing world effective? A systematic review, Jessica Nadin, p. 118-150.
Determination of copper species in atmospheric waters, Joe Palmer, p. 151-184.
Project articles - Computing and Mathematics
Moore's Law, Susannah Domaille, Jacob Hughes, Samantha Metters, and James Sharwin, p. 185-194.
Satellite remote sensing of primary production in the Bering Sea, Prima Anugerahanti, p. 195-202.
“You are what you eat”: How diet can influence the gut microbiota of marine invertebrates, Malin Tietjen, p. 203-211.
Special interest article
OPINION: Overfishing and the replacement of demersal finfish by shellfish: an example from the English Channel, Carlotta Molfese, Doug Beare, Jason Hall-Spencer, p. 212-216.
(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)
Identifying the optimum temperature for the most efficient photosynthetic rate in the scleractinian coral Stylophora pistillata in the Gulf of Eilat, Red Sea (University of Plymouth, 2014)The Gulf of Eilat (GoE), Red Sea, is a unique region that harbours one of the northernmost coral reef ecosystems in the world, and possesses high biodiversity and endemism. Global climate change is associated with an ...
An investigation into whether snack choices differ between emotional eaters and non-emotional eaters (University of Plymouth, 2014)Eating patterns and behaviour have been linked to the increasing incidence of weight-related health risks. Understanding the motivations behind certain food choices, particularly high energy-dense foods is therefore of ...