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  • 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 ...
  • WRITING THE REAL: THE COLLAGES OF HANNELORE BARON 

    JAMES REARDON, VALERIE (University of Plymouth, 2000)
    Baron's work has not been extensively studied nor is it known in full. Critical writings and scholarly attention have focused on the work as representative of Holocaust suffering. This thesis intervenes in that assumption ...
  • Writings, Readings and Not Writing: poems, prose fiction and essays 

    Hall, John (University of Plymouth, 2005)
    This submission of published work consists of a number of different modes of writing that interrelate as the concerns of a poet, essayist and teacher. There are twenty-seven separate publications, presented under six ...
  • X-RAY STRUCTURAL STUDIES OF ANTIBIOTIC MATERIALS 

    GIRVEN, RICHARD JAMES (University of Plymouth, 1977)
  • YANGTZE THE MOTHER RIVER - Photography, Myth and Deep Mapping 

    Preston, Yan Wang (University of Plymouth, 2018)
    'The Yangtze is China’s Mother River. It is my Mother River.’ This practice-based PhD research was initially motivated by the researcher’s personal search for The Mother River and a critical question in finding her own ...
  • YOUNG PEOPLE AND LEISURE IN A DEPRIVED URBAN AREA 

    DAWSON, COLIN MICHAEL (University of Plymouth, 1994)
    This thesis reports on a study of the leisure activities of a group of young people aged eleven to sixteen, growing up in a particularly deprived urban area of Plymouth. The analyses are based on data derived from secondary ...
  • Young people's geographies in rural post-socialist Germany: a case study in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 

    Schafer, Nadine Daniela (University of Plymouth, 2008)
    An increasing interest in young people's rural lives can be registered within social sciences. However, only a very limited amount of research has been conducted in the context of post-socialist countries even though ...

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