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  • Contributory Conditions to Community Sustainability: Cornwall's Look Group Network 

    Wotton, Fiona Catherine (University of ExeterPolitics, 2014-11-07)
    This thesis aims to contribute new understandings of community sustainability through a detailed case study of public sector and community relations within Cornwall. The Look Group Network is a multi-layered public sector ...
  • Convergence of Time Averages Near Statistical Attractors and Ratcheting of Coupled Oscillators 

    Karabacak, Ozkan (University of ExeterMathematics, 2010-09-10)
    In this thesis, convergence of time averages near statistical attractors of continuous flows are investigated. A relation between statistical attractor and essential $\omega$-limit set is proved, and using this a general ...
  • Cooks, Cooking, and Food on the Early Modern Stage 

    Templeman, Sally Jane (University of ExeterEnglish, 2013-02-04)
    This project aims to take the investigation of food in early modern drama, in itself a relatively new field, in a new direction. It does this by shifting the critical focus from food-based metaphors to food-based properties ...
  • Cooperation and Conflict at the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal 

    Moradi, Maryam (University of ExeterPolitics, 2010-03-05)
    This dissertation aims to examine The Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, the largest mechanism in the history of international arbitration, located in The Hague. The central thesis considered is the unique nature of the Tribunal ...
  • Coping with dyslexia: A transactional perspective 

    Thoma, Theodosia (University of ExeterGraduate School of Education, 2012-09-26)
    This thesis explores the phenomenon of coping with dyslexia based on the perspectives of six Greek dyslexic adults, as expressed by themselves. The research is concerned with exploration of the phenomenon by standing out ...
  • Copper shaft-hole axes and early metallurgy in south-eastern Europe: an integrated approach 

    Heeb, Julia Maria (University of ExeterArchaeology, 2011-05-24)
    Although the copper axes with central shaft-hole from south-eastern Europe have a long history of research, they have not been studied on a transnational basis since the 1960s. What has also been missing is an integrated ...
  • The Cornish church heritage as a tourism attraction: the visitor experience 

    Busby, Graham Donald (University of ExeterSchool of Geography, 2006-07)
    The principal aim of this thesis is to examine the relationship between visitors and the Cornish church heritage. From the tourism literature, the concepts of the marker (MacCannell 1976), collage tourism (Rojek 1997) and ...
  • Corporate Default Prediction: Models, Drivers and Measurements 

    Wang, Yangzhengxuan (University of ExeterThe Business SchoolXFi Centre, 2011-12-12)
    This thesis identifies the optimal set of corporate default drivers and examines the prediction performance of corporate default measurement tools, using a sample of companies in the United States from 1970 to 2009. In the ...
  • Corporate Geographies Of Transnational Tourism Companies 

    Mosedale , Jan (University of ExeterSchool of Geography, Archaeology and Earth Resources, Department of Geography, 2007-07)
    The central aim of this thesis is to contribute to the knowledge of restructuring processes in the tourism production system and to analyse the implications of socio-spatial practices and strategies of transnational, ...
  • GLCs and NGLCs 

    Abd. Hamid, Azmi (2008-10-08)
    This study has examined the relationship between corporate governance structures and the performance of a sample of companies listed on the Malaysian Stock Exchange in the post-Asian financial crisis period beginning 2001 ...
  • Cortical regions involved in proactive control of task-set 

    Stevens, Tobias (University of ExeterCollege of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2011-08-30)
    This thesis is about what happens in the brain when people switch between tasks. Each task requires a particular assembly of cognitive processes, an orientation of attention and set of rules relating action to input — a ...
  • Coulomb drag, mesoscopic physics, and electron-electron interaction. 

    Price, Adam Scott (University of ExeterSchool of Physics, 2008-09-30)
    The first part of this thesis deals with the study of mesoscopic fluctuations of the Coulomb drag resistance in double-layer GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructures, both in weak magnetic fields and strong magnetic fields. In the ...
  • Coupling the Planetary Boundary Layer to the Large Scale Dynamics of the Atmosphere: The Impact of Vertical Discretisation 

    Holdaway, Daniel (University of ExeterCollege of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, 2010-05-27)
    Accurate coupling between the resolved scale dynamics and sub-grid scale physics is essential for accurate modelling of the atmosphere. Previous emphasis has been towards the temporal aspects of this so called physics-dynamics ...
  • Creating an Ecological-Self: How the Natural Change Project uses Ecopsychology in an Attempt to Elicit Social Action for an Ecologically Sustainable Future 

    Crinion, Jonathan Hugh (University of ExeterHuman Geography, 2013-12-17)
    Various forms of resistance are emerging in Human Geography in response to human caused environmental degradation and climate change. One such example is the Natural Change (NC) project, a World Wildlife Fund for Nature ...
  • Creating Family Resilience? 

    Lean, Kirstin (University of ExeterPsychology, 2012-01-09)
    The balance between family support and child protection services is continuously challenged by high-profile cases. These highlight shortcomings both of the UK system and of research on the effectiveness of child maltreatment ...
  • Creating Soundscapes: A Creative, Technological and Theoretical Investigation of Binaural Technology Usage 

    Farrar, Ruth (University of ExeterFilm Studies, 2014-11-13)
    Through its portfolio of practical case studies and its engagement with critical thinking from a range of disciplines, the PhD investigates the following key question: what are the technical, aesthetic and conceptual impacts ...
  • Creation's Praise of God: An Ecological Theology of Non-Human and Human Being 

    Coad, Dominic John (University of ExeterTheology and Religion, 2010-06-25)
    This thesis is the articulation of a doctrine of creation centred on the concept of creation’s praise. It aims to make care for the environment a habitual expression of Christian faith by fostering a kinship between human ...
  • Creativity in English Language Teaching in Kuwait: A TESOL Study 

    AlKhars, Dalal Ali Mohammed Ali (University of ExeterGraduate School of Education, 2013-04-12)
    Abstract The aim of this study is to investigate English language teachers’ understanding of creativity in the context of primary education in Kuwait. The meaning of creativity, and the factors that support or suppress ...
  • A Critical Analysis of English Language Entrance Examinations at Japanese Universities 

    Takagi, Akiko (University of ExeterGraduate School of Education, 2010-03-18)
    This study investigates the influence of university entrance exams on the perceptions and attitudes that Japanese students and teachers have towards English-language exams. It is a qualitative study conducted within the ...
  • A Critical Assessment of Ages Derived Using Pre-Main-Sequence Isochrones in Colour-Magnitude Diagrams 

    Bell, Cameron Pearce MacDonald (University of ExeterPhysics, 2012-09-20)
    In this thesis a critical assessment of the ages derived using theoretical pre-main-sequence (pre-MS) stellar evolutionary models is presented by comparing the predictions to the low-mass pre-MS population of 14 young ...