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  • The early Seleucids, their gods and their coins 

    Erickson, Kyle Glenn (University of ExeterDepartment of Classics and Ancient History, 2009-12-14)
    This thesis argues that the iconography on Seleucid coins was created in order to appeal to the various ethnic groups within the empire and thereby reinforced the legitimacy of the dynasty. It first examines the iconography ...
  • Early Warning Signals of Environmental Tipping Points 

    Boulton, Christopher Andrew (University of ExeterGeography, 2015-06-26)
    This thesis examines how early warning signals perform when tested on climate systems thought to exhibit future tipping point behaviour. A tipping point in a dynamical system is a large and sudden change to the state of ...
  • Eco-efficient friction materials 

    Sloan, Michael Sloan (University of ExeterEngineering, 2008-08-08)
    Automotive friction materials are multi component composites in which fibrous materials play a fundamental role. Modern friction formulations have been developed around asbestos fibres, a heavily used material before ...
  • Ecological and anthropogenic constraints on waterbirds of the Forth Estuary: population and behavioural responses to disturbance 

    Dwyer, Ross G. (University of ExeterBiosciences, 2010-06-04)
    Disturbance from engineering works is an increasing problem in terrestrial and marine ecosystems throughout the world. Many reported declines in population size, breeding success and body condition have been diagnosed as ...
  • Ecological and evolutionary implications of shapes during population expansion 

    Coles, Christopher Lee (University of ExeterCentre for Ecology and Conservation, 2015-01-09)
    The spatial spread of populations is one of the most visible and fundamental processes in population and community ecology. Due to the potential negative impacts of spatial spread of invasive populations, there has been ...
  • An Ecological Approach to Educational Technology: Affordance as a Design Tool for Aligning Pedagogy and Technology 

    Osborne, Richard (University of ExeterEducation, 2014-12-15)
    Digital technologies have for many years been acclaimed as tools that hold the power to transform learning, yet educational research has so far failed to demonstrate the transformative effects of these digital technologies ...
  • The Ecological Body 

    Reeve, Sandra (University of ExeterArts, Languages and Literatures, 2008-07-01)
    This thesis examines an approach to movement education that I call Move into Life. This praxis is interrogated here through a set of ecological principles and tools. I discuss how this approach opens up our normative ...
  • Ecological Responses to Climate Variability in West Cornwall 

    Kosanic, Aleksandra (University of ExeterGeography, 2014-12-11)
    Recent (post-1950s) climate change impacts on society and ecosystems have been recognised globally. However these global impacts are not uniform at regional or local scales. Despite research progress on such scales there ...
  • Ecology and Conservation of Sea Turtles in Peru 

    Alfaro Shigueto, Joanna Olga Gissella (University of ExeterBiosciences, 2012-02-07)
    Some of the key elements to assess the status of any wildlife population in a given geographical area are the levels of recruitment, survival and mortality. Whilst most of the information on marine turtles has been obtained ...
  • The Ecology of Bioeroding Sponges on Caribbean Coral Reefs 

    Gonzalez Rivero, Manuel Alejandro (University of ExeterCollege of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2011-12-09)
    Sponges contribute to large number of functions in coral reef ecosystems. Among these, bioerosion is perhaps one of the most widely studied, largely due to the important contribution of excavating sponges to the carbonate ...
  • An Ecology of Change – Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development in the Tertiary Education Sector in the United Kingdom 2005-2014 

    Sjerps-Jones, Henriette Maria (University of ExeterGeography, 2014-10-06)
    In this thesis I advocate and evidence ESD through understanding and analysing the ecology of change in educational organisations, in particular Tertiary Education (TE), during the Decade of Education for Sustainable ...
  • Ecology of marine turtles across the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East 

    Rees, Alan Frederick (University of ExeterBiological Sciences, 2013-04-24)
    Marine turtles are wide-ranging, long-lived, iteroparous species of conservation concern. From indirect threats, such as development at their breeding grounds and negative fisheries interactions, to direct take of eggs ...
  • Economic Development, Labour Policy, and Trade Unions in the Sudan, 1898-1958. 

    Curless, Gareth (University of ExeterHistory, 2012-12-20)
    Like many other African colonies, the Sudan experienced a period of sustained industrial unrest during the late 1940s. The Workers’ Affairs Association (WAA), the representative body for Sudanese railway workers, led a two ...
  • Economic Factors in Middle East Foreign Policies: the Case of Oil and Gas Exporters with Special Reference to Saudi Arabia and Iran 

    Mason, Robert (University of ExeterInstitute of Arab and Islamic Studies, 2012-06-01)
    This thesis identifies the relationship between economic factors and non-economic factors, and the relative weight of each, in the conduct of Middle East foreign policies but with special reference to Saudi Arabia and Iran ...
  • The Economic Psychology of Adolescent Saving 

    Otto, Annette Michaela Cosima (University of ExeterSchool of Psychology, 2009-06-03)
    The thesis addressed the saving behaviour of adolescents within the social context of the family, which has received little attention to date. The research regarded adolescent economic socialization and the development of ...
  • The Economy of the Drinking House: notions of credit and exchange in the tavern in early modern English drama 

    Campton, Charlotte Caroline (University of ExeterEnglish, 2014-08-06)
    This thesis traces how the drinking house was used by writers of early modern English drama to try to make sense of the period’s culture of exchange. Organised around an examination of five plays, the project focuses on ...
  • Ecoseismology: Writing the Wild in Crisis 

    Darlington, Miriam (University of ExeterGranta BooksEnglish, 2014-01-02)
    Abstract This thesis represents live and on-going research into the recent literary movement that has been termed ‘the new nature writing’. A focus within this movement has arisen which employs particular alertness to ...
  • The editorial work and literary enterprise of Louis Aime-Martin 

    Darrie, Stephanie Mary (University of ExeterModern Languages (French), 2009-10-01)
    This thesis offers a new perspective on the cultural contribution of Louis Aimé-Martin, best known as the principal editor of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre. The thesis begins in chapter 1 with a critical analysis of the ...
  • Education as an Ethnic Defence Strategy: The Case of the Iraqi Disputed Territories 

    Shanks, Kelsey Jayne (University of ExeterPolitics, 2013-10-08)
    The oil-rich northern districts of Iraq were long considered a reflection of the country with a diversity of ethnic and religious groups; Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, Assyrians, and Yezidi, living together and portraying Iraq’s ...
  • Education Policy and the Development of the Colonial State in the Belgian Congo, 1916-1939. 

    Dunkerley, Marie Elizabeth (University of ExeterHistory, 2009-09-30)
    Taking the transformative potential of education as its starting point, this thesis analyses Belgian attempts to use schools policy to strengthen the hegemony of the colonial state in the Congo during the interwar years. ...