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  • WETTING AND DRYING IN TWO-DIMENSIONAL TIDAL NUMERICAL MODELS 

    STRIPLING, STUART (University of Plymouth, 1995)
    The purpose of this research is to adapt and improve existing two-dimensional numerical tidal models so that they can cope with regions where the tide falls and rises to uncover and cover inter-tidal banks without incurring ...
  • WHAT FACTORS AFFECT CHEATING IN SECONDARY SCHOOL AND WHY? 

    ARMSTEAD, PENELOPE KATHRYN (University of Plymouth, 2001)
    Cheating in British secondary schools has not been previously researched. The aim of this thesis was to ascertain what factors affect cheating in secondary school and why? Initially, four questions were posed: "what is ...
  • What Has Happened to Named Nursing? Perceptions of the Named Nurse System 

    Humphreys, Ann Josephine (University of Plymouth, 2002)
    The purpose of this study was to explore the previously little researched area of the implementation of the Named Nurse Standard in hospital settings. The Standard formed part of the Government's programme of health service ...
  • What is Love in Nursing Care? A Qualitative Study 

    North, Tracie (Plymouth University, 2015)
    Abstract What is love in nursing care? A qualitative study Recent failures in care highlighted through documents such as the Frances report have pointed to lack of kindness, respect and dignity in patient care and lack ...
  • WHAT IS THE NATURE AND PROCESS OF EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING? 

    Warham, Sylvia Margaret (University of Plymouth, 1993)
    Over the last ten years my thinking and writing have been concerned with the nature and process of effective teaching and learning. Although I have tried to present my thinking as a chronological sequence much of the work ...
  • What place has grammar in the English curriculum? An analysis of ninety years’ policy debate: 1921 to 2011. 

    Norman, Phillip Richard (University of Plymouth, 2012)
    Since 1921 England’s governments have commissioned enquiries into English and literacy teaching, leading towards published recommendations and requirements for English grammar teaching. Governments’ officially sanctioned ...
  • What’s in a Frame? Cosmopolitan Morality, the Media and Interventionism 

    Langdon, Nicola Katy (University of Plymouth, 2018)
    This thesis examines the media-foreign policy nexus through a specific focus on the moral framing of conflict and interventionism within British media and policy discourses. While morality has been identified as a ...
  • Wheat hardness by near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy: New insights 

    Manley, Marena (University of Plymouth, 1995)
    The determination of wheat hardness by the evaluation of whole wheat grain would be of considerable value to the UK Milling Industry. Until now, accurate whole wheat grain hardness predictions by NIR spectroscopy have ...
  • WHEN DO WE COOPERATE WITH ROBOTS? 

    Zanatto, Debora (University of Plymouth, 2019)
    Robotic usage is entering the world into many diverse ways, from advanced surgical areas to assistive technologies for disabled persons. Robots are increasingly designed and developed to assist humans with everyday tasks. ...
  • WHO AM I? SUBJECTIVITIES IN THE SOCIETY OF ACCOUNTABILITY 

    BIANCHI, AMOS (University of Plymouth, 2017)
    The doctoral thesis Who Am I? Subjectivities in the Society of Accountability aims to demonstrate that accountability is one of the most powerful processes of subjectivation in our contemporary era. The background is ...
  • Wild Country Hall: Children’s learning at a residential outdoor education centre. 

    Rea, Anthony Thomas (University of Plymouth, 2011)
    This thesis is about learning at a residential outdoor education centre [pseudonym:- Wild County Hall]. It poses and answers three questions: • How useful might discursive positioning be as a perspective on learning? ...
  • Wild entanglements: exploring the visions and dilemmas of ‘renaturing’ urban Britain 

    Clancy, Cara Louisa (University of Plymouth, 2019)
    In a rapidly urbanising world, where lands are increasingly repurposed for human endeavours, where seas and rivers carry the weight of mounting plastic, where species extinction is a common theme and where the effects of ...
  • Wilhelmina Barns-Graham & Margaret Mellis - The Gendered Construction of 'St Ives' Display, Positioning and Displacement 

    Yakir, Nedira (University of Plymouth, 2002)
    Compared to other avant-gardes of modernism the detailed analysis of what has come to be known as the 'St Ives School' is still in its infancy, and lags behind the detailed attention lavished on modernisms in Paris, New ...
  • William Andrews Nesfield (1794-1881) artist and landscape gardener 

    Evans , Shirley Rose (University of Plymouth, 2007)
    Contrary to past opinions William Andrews Nesfield's garden layouts were not solely designedt o provide appropriatea ccompanimentsto the Elizabethana nd Jacobean revival architecture of his brother-in-law Anthony Salvin ...
  • WILLIAM ANDREWS NESFIELD [1794-1881] ARTIST AND LANDSCAPE GARDENER 

    Evans, Shirley Rose (University of Plymouth, 2007)
    Contrary to past opinions William Andrews Nesfield's garden layouts were not solely designed to provide appropriate accompaniments to the Elizabethan and Jacobean revival architecture of his brother-in-law Anthony Salvin ...
  • William Peckitt’s Great West Window At Exeter Cathedral 

    Atkinson, Caroline Sarah (University of Plymouth, 2011)
    This thesis examines the Great West Window at Exeter Cathedral designed by William Peckitt of York (1731-95). Peckitt was arguably the most important glass designer of the eighteenth century and undertook prestigious ...
  • Women and the Violent Workplace 

    Beckett, Sharon Elizabeth (Plymouth University, 2015)
    Globally workplace violence is a pressing concern. It is an ever increasing problem and thus an extensive field to research. Despite an increase in interest, there are specific areas of workplace violence that remain ...
  • WOMEN CANDIDATES AND COUNCILLORS IN ENGLISH LOCAL GOVERNMENT 

    Shears, Mary Bernadette (University of Plymouth, 2009)
    Research interest in gender and politics has been increasing in the UK and intemationally. Much of this research has focussed on the issues surrounding women's underrepresentation to national elected office. However, a ...
  • Working memory and human reasoning : an individual differences approach 

    Capon, Alison Jayne (University of Plymouth, 2000)
    Experiments 1-3 investigated the relationship between working memory and syllogistic and five-ten-n series spatial inference. A secondary aim was to replicate the findings of Shah and Miyake (1996) who suggested the use ...
  • Working-class housing in Plymouth 1870-1914 

    Bond, Ann (Plymouth University, 2014)
    This thesis sets out to explore the development of working-class housing in Plymouth, East Stonehouse and Devonport in the period between 1870 and 1914. Housing reform has been well documented with particular reference ...

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