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  • Group reminiscence, memory, and well-being: A social identity framework 

    Hayward, Sophie (University of ExeterSchool of Psychology, 2008-05)
    Objective: Previous research into reminiscence as a psychosocial intervention in dementia has shown an improvement in cognition performance in the context of improving well-being. Social Identity Theory (SIT) offers a ...
  • The Gulf and Southeast Asia: Regional Security Complex and Regional Security Community. A Comparative Study 

    Al-Khalifa, Talal Mohammed (University of ExeterInstitute of Arab and Islamic Studies, 2012-03-28)
    The study covers two regions. These are shown to constitute ‘Regional security complexes’. The Gulf region and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the Southeast Asian ...
  • H. P. Blavatsky's Theosophy in Context: The Construction of Meaning in Modern Western Esotericism 

    Rudbøg, Tim (University of ExeterHistory, 2012-12-20)
    Abstract of PhD Thesis by Tim Rudbøg, 15 December 2012 H. P. Blavatsky’s Theosophy in Context: The Construction of Meaning in Modern Western Esotericism H. P. Blavatsky’s (1831-1891) Theosophy has been defined as central ...
  • Hard to reach? Young people’s experiences and understandings of the post-16 transition 

    Moore, Darren Andrew (University of ExeterEducation, 2011-09-30)
    This thesis is concerned with the experiences and understandings of young people as they move from their final two years of compulsory education into a range of post-16 destinations including Further Education, work, ...
  • Hat problem on a graph 

    Krzywkowski, Marcin Piotr (University of ExeterCollege of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, 2012-04-24)
    The topic of this thesis is the hat problem. In this problem, a team of n players enters a room, and a blue or red hat is randomly placed on the head of each player. Every player can see the hats of all of the other players ...
  • HBO: Brand Management and Subscriber Aggregation: 1972-2007 

    James, Gareth Andrew (University of ExeterEnglish, 2011-01-27)
    The thesis offers a revised institutional history of US cable network Home Box Office that expands on its under-examined identity as a monthly subscriber service from 1972 to 1994. This is used to better explain extensive ...
  • Health Consciousness, Running and Female Bodies: An Ethnographic Study of 'Active Ageing' 

    Griffin, Meridith Brooke (University of ExeterSport & Health Sciences, 2012-03-02)
    This thesis is composed of an ethnography of the Women’s Running Network (WRN) – a non-elite women’s-only running group – and explores participant’s lived experiences of health and ageing (and the intersection of these) ...
  • The Health of British Seamen in the West Indies, 1770 - 1806 

    Convertito, Coriann (University of ExeterCentre for Maritime Historical Studies, 2011-08-24)
    This thesis examines the impact of disease and mortality on the Royal Navy in the West Indies from 1770 to 1806. It also investigates the navy’s medical branch which was established to manage the care of sick seamen. ...
  • Henry Jenner and the Celtic Revival in Cornwall 

    Rayne, Samantha (University of ExeterEnglish, 2012-03-22)
    This thesis seeks to explore the influence of Henry Jenner as one of the most prominent figures of the Celtic Revival in Cornwall and in the wider Celtic community. To contextualise this, it will examine the image of the ...
  • Heritage and Memory: Oral History and Mining Heritage in Wales and Cornwall 

    Coupland, Bethan Elinor (University of ExeterHistory, 2012-12-17)
    Scholarly work on the relationship between heritage and memory has largely neglected living memory (that is ‘everyday’ memories of lived experience). There is a common assumption that heritage fosters or maintains broader ...
  • Heroes and Heels: Investigating the Star Enactments of Charlton Heston 

    Limmer, Katherine Anne (University of ExeterFilm Studies, 2011-04-01)
    This investigation undertakes to re-centre the figure of the film star and their film appearances in the field of star study. To this end it uses Charlton Heston as its focus in a re-appraisal of existing methods of ...
  • The Hidden Depths of Popular Fiction. A Study of Two Female Writers of Wilhelmine Germany, 1890-1914 

    Stolfa, Sabrina (University of ExeterPeter LangModern Languages, 2013-12-17)
    The Hidden Depths of Popular Fiction. A Study of two Female Authors of Wilhelmine Germany, 1890-1914 This investigation presents two literary case studies that demonstrate the heterogeneity of Wilhelmine popular ...
  • 'Hidden Voices': an exploratory single case study into the multiple worlds of a 15 year old young man with autism 

    O'Leary, Stephen (University of ExeterCollege of Social Sciences and International Studies, 2011-12-20)
    This thesis presents a 31-day case study carried out with a 15 year old young man who has classical autism. The study involved introducing him to a number of new and challenging activities, in a variety of contexts, over ...
  • Hier Spricht Berlin: Radio, Space and Voice in Divided Berlin, 1961–1989 

    Nicholson, Esme Joan (University of ExeterGerman, 2014-09-26)
    Radio waves pay no heed to political frontiers and they produce spaces that are entirely different from ideologically delineated spheres. Despite jamming campaigns, the broadcasting space of divided Berlin could not be ...
  • Hierarchical Multi-Project Planning and Supply Chain Management: an Integrated Framework 

    Pakgohar, Alireza (University of ExeterCOLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES, 2014-03-24)
    This work focuses on the need for new knowledge to allow hierarchical multi-project management to be conducted in the construction industry, which is characterised by high uncertainty, fragmentation, complex decisions, ...
  • Hierarchy in Honeycombs 

    Taylor, Christopher Michael (University of ExeterCollege of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, 2012-07-04)
    The main aim of this project was to examine the effects of introducing hierarchy into honeycombs and determining the variables that preside over the global response of the structure. Specifically to understand how the in ...
  • High Frequency and Large Dimension Volatility 

    Shi, Zhangbo (University of ExeterThe Business School, 2010-09-16)
    Three main issues are explored in this thesis—volatility measurement, volatility spillover and large-dimension covariance matrices. For the first question of volatility measurement, this thesis compares two newly-proposed, ...
  • High resilience wireless mesh networking characteristics and safety applications within underground mines 

    Kennedy, Gareth Allan (University of ExeterCamborne School of Mines, 2006-09)
    The work presented in this thesis has investigated the feasibility, characteristics and potential applications of low power wireless networking technology, particularly aimed at improving underground mine safety. Following ...
  • High Speed Switching in Magnetic Recording Thin-Film Heads 

    Recio, Gustavo (University of ExeterEngineering, 2008-07-25)
    There has always been an increasing demand for high density data storage. However, the increased areal storage densities of hard disk drives require a level of miniturisation of the recording heads where the micromagnetic ...
  • High target utilisation sputtering for the development of advanced materials for magnetic data storage applications 

    Tran, Denh (University of ExeterEngineering, 2012-06-29)
    High target utilisation sputtering (HiTUS) is a relatively new thin film deposition technique that generates a high density plasma remotely from the sputter target. This method has been employed firstly to investigate ...