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  • Skilful prediction of Sahel summer rainfall on inter-annual and multi-year timescales 

    Sheen, KL; Smith, D; Dunstone, N; Eade, R; Rowell, D; Vellinga, M (Springer Nature, 2017-05-25)
    Summer rainfall in the Sahel region of Africa exhibits one of the largest signals of climatic variability and with a population reliant on agricultural productivity, the Sahel is particularly vulnerable to major droughts ...
  • Family network size and survival across the lifespan of female macaques 

    Brent, LJN; Ruiz-Lambides, A; Platt, ML (Royal Society, 2017-05-17)
    Two decades of research suggest social relationships have a common evolutionary basis in humans and other gregarious mammals. Critical to the support of this idea is growing evidence that mortality is influenced by social ...
  • Development of a Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm for the Design of Offshore Renewable Energy Systems 

    Pillai, AC; Thies, P; Johanning, L (International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimisation (ISSMO), 2017-06-05)
    Optimization algorithms have been deployed for a range of renewable energy problems and can successfully be applied to aid in the design of devices, farms, control strategies, and operations and maintenance strategies. ...
  • Cluster randomised controlled trial, economic and process evaluation to determine the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a novel intervention (Healthy Lifestyles Programme, HeLP) to prevent obesity in school children 

    Wyatt, KM; Lloyd JJ; Creanor, S; Green, C; Dean, S; Hillsdon, M; Abraham, C; Tomlinson, R; Pearson, V; Taylor, R; Ryan, E; Streeter, A; McHugh, C; Hurst, A; Price, L; Crathorne, L; Krägeloh, C; Siegert, R; Logan, S (National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), 2017)
    Background: Approximately one third of children in England leave primary school overweight or obese. There is little evidence of effective obesity prevention programmes for this age group. Objective: To determine the ...
  • Physical properties of the body-centred tetragonal 

    Karaca, E; Arslan, E; Tütüncü, HM; Srivastava, GP (Taylor & Francis / European Physical Society, 2017-04-28)
    We have investigated the structural, elastic, electronic, and lattice dynamical properties of (Formula presented.) in the body-centred tetragonal (Formula presented.) structure using a generalised gradient approximation ...
  • NPTX2 and cognitive dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease 

    Xiao, M; Xu, D; Craig, MT; Pelkey, KA; Chien, C; Shi, Y; Zhang, J; Resnick, S; Pletnikova, O; Salmon, D; Brewer, J; Edland, S; Wegiel, J; Tycko, B; Savonenko, A; Reeves, RH; Troncoso, JC; McBain, CJ; Galasko, D; Worley, PF (eLife Sciences Publications, 2017-03-23)
    Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is attributed to pervasive weakening and loss of synapses. Here, we present findings supporting a special role for excitatory synapses connecting pyramidal neurons of the hippocampus ...
  • Climate Regulation of the Electricity Industry: A Comparative View from Australia, Great Britain, South Korea, and the United States 

    Davies, LL; Crossley, P; Connor, PM; Park, S; Shaw-Hughes, S (University of South Carolina School of Law, 2017)
    Introduction In the face of the climate crisis, the future of the electricity industry is vital. Globally, the electricity sector ranks first in terms of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, accounting for 25% of such emissions ...
  • Jules Feiffer’s Tantrum at the End of Narcissism’s Decade 

    Williams, PG (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017)
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  • Justice, Order and Anarchy: The International Political Theory of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon 

    Prichard, A (SAGE Publications, 2007-09-01)
    Despite penning nearly 2000 pages on nternational politics, the works of the anarchist Pierre-Joseph Proudhon simply do not feature in either the historiography or the study of contemporary IR theory. I argue that this is ...
  • Justice and EU Foreign Policy 

    Prichard, A (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2013-12-03)
    In this article I argue that the contemporary normative analysis of EU foreign policy is predominantly Kantian. This, I argue, is highly problematic, because at the heart of Kantian and neo-Kanitan accounts of ethics is a ...
  • Introduction: Anarchism and World Politics 

    Prichard, A (SAGE Publications, 2010-12-08)
    In July 2010 a conference was convened at the University of Bristol on the theme of ‘Anarchism and World Politics’. This short article introduces and contextualises the five papers selected for publication from the 16 ...
  • The new anarchy: globalization and fragmentation in world politics 

    Prichard, WAL; Cerny, P (SAGE Publications, 2017-10-01)
    Introduction The modern nation-state is supposed to bring together four fundamental features that lie at the heart of political philosophy more generally: political cohesion, including underlying bonds of social identity ...
  • Teacher-trainee Perceptions of Coeducation in a Microteaching Context in the Sultanate of Oman 

    MacKenzie, Alison (University of ExeterGraduate School of EducationCollege of Social Sciences and International Studies, 2016-07-29)
    Since 1970, the Sultanate of Oman has undergone rapid development, modernisation and educational reform within which a policy of coeducation has been introduced in grades 1 to 4, cycle 1, Basic Education schools and in ...
  • Madness, Resistance, and Representation in Contemporary British and Irish Theatre 

    Venn, Jonathan Edward (University of ExeterDrama, 2016-10-17)
    This thesis questions how theatre can act as a site of resistance against the political structures of madness. It analyzes a variety of plays from the past 25 years of British and Irish theatre in order to discern what ...
  • Performing Delhi: Understanding the street through Marxist, feminist and ritual theatres 

    Arora, Swati (University of ExeterDrama, 2016-11-04)
    This thesis is concerned with the relationship between the street theatre practices in Delhi and the spaces of their performance. Writings on theatre practices within the boundaries of Delhi have overlooked the role cultural ...
  • Pliocene-Pleistocene evolution of sea surface and intermediate water temperatures from the southwest Pacific 

    McClymont, EL; Elmore, AC; Kender, S; Leng, MJ; Greaves, M; Elderfield, H (Wiley & American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2016-06)
    Over the last 5 million years, the global climate system has evolved toward a colder mean state, marked by large-amplitude oscillations in continental ice volume. Equatorward expansion of polar waters and strengthening ...
  • Mid Pleistocene foraminiferal mass extinction coupled with phytoplankton evolution 

    Kender, S; McClymont, EL; Elmore, AC; Emanuele, D; Leng, MJ; Elderfield, H (Nature Publishing Group:, 2016-06-17)
    Understanding the interaction between climate and biotic evolution is crucial for deciphering the sensitivity of life. An enigmatic mass extinction occurred in the deep oceans during the Mid Pleistocene, with a loss of ...
  • Polycystic kidney disease with hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia caused by a promoter mutation in phosphomannomutase 2. 

    Cabezas, OR; Flanagan, SE; Stanescu, H; García-Martínez, E; Caswell, R; Lango-Allen, H; Antón-Gamero, M; Argente, J; Bussell, A-M; Brandli, A; Cheshire, C; Crowne, E; Dumitriu, S; Drynda, R; Hamilton-Shield, JP; Hayes, W; Hofherr, A; Iancu, D; Issler, N; Jefferies, C; Jones, P; Johnson, M; Kesselheim, A; Klootwijk, E; Koettgen, M; Lewis, W; Martos, JM; Mozere, M; Norman, J; Patel, V; Parrish, A; Pérez-Cerdá, C; Pozo, J; Rahman, SA; Sebire, N; Tekman, M; Turnpenny, PD; Hoff, WV; Viering, DHHM; Weedon, MN; Wilson, P; Guay-Woodford, L; Kleta, R; Hussain, K; Ellard, S; Bockenhauer, D (American Society of Nephrology -, 2017-04-03)
    Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia (HI) and congenital polycystic kidney disease (PKD) are rare, genetically heterogeneous disorders. The co-occurrence of these disorders (HIPKD) in 17 children from 11 unrelated families suggested ...
  • The geological setting of the Hemerdon W–Sn deposit 

    Shail, R; McFarlane, J; Hassall, L; Thiel, H; Stock, T; Smethurst, M; Tapster, S; Scrivener, R; Leveridge, B; Simons, B (Maney Publishing for Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (UK); Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), 2017-03)
    The Hemerdon W-Sn deposit, being worked at Drakelands Mine near Plymouth by Wolf Minerals is centred upon a subvertical, NNE-SSW striking, 100+ m wide Early Permian granite dyke hosted by Devonian metasedimentary and ...
  • Perception, Attention, Imagery: Samuel Beckett and the Psychological Experiment 

    Powell, Joshua George (University of ExeterEnglish, 2016-12-01)
    Samuel Beckett is often thought of as an experimental writer but little critical attention has been paid to the question of what the term ‘experimental’ means when applied to Beckett’s work (and arguably literature in ...