Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research

  • BS8 1UH

    United Kingdom

Student theses

Investigating the role of SUMOylation of Mitochondrial Fission Factor in Mitochondrial Dynamics

Author: Seager, R. A., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Henley, J. M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Genetic and epigenetic data as a tool to augment understanding of oropharyngeal cancer

Author: Langdon, R. J., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Relton, C. L. (Supervisor), Thomas, S. J. (Supervisor), Richmond, R. C. (Supervisor) & Elliott, H. R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Investigating the genetic basis for bacterial toxin production using functional genomics

Author: Stevens, E., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Massey, R. C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Anger and well-being: an exploratory study into relationships between anger, well-being, and mental health

Author: Williams, B., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Pleydell-Pearce, C. W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Synthesis of Novel Substrates to Probe the Specificities of Mupirocin Enzymes

Author: Mountford, A. M. C., 12 May 2020

Supervisor: Willis, C. (Supervisor) & Chavda, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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An investigation into the genomic actions of glucocorticoid binding receptors in the rat brain following acute stress and circadian influences

Author: Kennedy, C. L., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Reul, J. M. H. M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Investigations of the classical and non-classical axis of the renin angiotensin system in dementia

Author: Al Mulhim, N. S. K., 12 May 2020

Supervisor: Miners, S. (Supervisor) & Kehoe, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Acquisition of Implicit Knowledge of Second Language Syntax: The Effects of Input Modality and Working Memory

Author: Alsalmi, S. S., 9 Apr 2020

Supervisor: Yu, G. (Supervisor) & Kazanina, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Structural colour in plants and algae

Author: Masters, N., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Whitney, H. M. (Supervisor), Oulton, R. (Supervisor), Gersen, H. (Supervisor) & Cryan, M. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Development of a Chlorhexidine-Hexametaphosphate Coating for Titanium to Combat Early Implant Failure

Author: Garner, S. J., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Barbour , M. E. (Supervisor) & Nobbs, A. H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Resolution of channel movement underlying opening and closing of hERG1a potassium channels

Author: Gregorie, A. E., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Miles, M. (Supervisor) & Marrion, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Establishing a Reverse Genetic System for Type 1 Feline Coronavirus

Author: Saunders, S. J., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Davidson, A. D. (Supervisor) & Tasker, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Investigating Offspring Mental Health Outcomes Associated with Maternal Prenatal Alcohol Use

Author: Easey, K., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Munafo, M. R. (Supervisor), Timpson, N. J. (Supervisor) & Zuccolo, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Neural entrainment to acoustic edges in speech

Author: Cucu, O. O., 23 Jun 2020

Supervisor: Kazanina, N. (Supervisor) & Houghton, C. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Genetic manipulation of Rhizobium for tolerance to heat, acid and salt stress in soils impacted by climatic variability

Author: Liwimbi, L., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Foster, G. D. (Supervisor) & Bailey, A. M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Theoretical, electrophysiological and optogenetic interrogation of Locus Coeruleus contributions to cognition

Author: Sales, A. C., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Pickering, A. E. (Supervisor), Jones, M. W. (Supervisor) & Moran, R. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Genetic and Environmental Contributions to Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms

Author: Kwong, A. S. F., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Manley, D. (Supervisor), Timpson, N. J. (Supervisor) & Leckie, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Biocrystals: Growth, Synthesis and Materials

Author: Abu El Magd, N., 31 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Patil, A. (Supervisor) & Anderson, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Understanding the clinical course and progression of non-malignant pleural disease : implications for future interventions

Author: Walker, S., 12 May 2020

Supervisor: Dodd, J. (Supervisor) & Maskell, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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How Articulatory Suppression, Visual-Spatial Suppression and Private Speech Affect Planning in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Author: Gibson, M., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Jarrold, C. (Supervisor) & Allen, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Biological and lifestyle predictors of survival in head and neck cancer.

Author: Beynon, R. A., 23 Jun 2020

Supervisor: Dos Santos Ferreira, D. (Supervisor), Ingle, S. (Supervisor), Ness, A. (Supervisor), Martin, R. (Supervisor) & May, M. T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Plastic Responses of Root System Architecture to Drought and Temperature Stress

Author: Du Plessis, S. J., 12 May 2020

Supervisor: Grierson, C. (Supervisor) & Bridle, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Geographical gene-environment interaction and correlation for mental health in the UK and Sweden

Author: Reed, Z. E., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Davis, O. S. (Supervisor) & Davey Smith, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Helminth parasites of pigs and humans in North Central Nigeria, with a particular focus on Taenia solium

Author: Weka, R., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Morgan, E. R. (Supervisor) & Eisler, M. C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The C-terminal helix 9 motif in rat cannabinoid receptor type 1 regulates axonal trafficking and surface expression

Author: Fletcher-Jones, A. S., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Henley, J. M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Using Drosophila to model schizophrenia symptoms

Author: Hidalgo Sotelo, S. I., 12 May 2020

Supervisor: Hodge, J. (Supervisor) & Hers, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Noradrenergic modulation of hippocampal CA1 and CA3 networks

Author: Bacon, T. J., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Mellor, J. R. (Supervisor) & Pickering, A. E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Substrate and Inhibitor Interactions of Class A β-Lactamases

Author: Tooke, C. L., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Spencer, J. (Supervisor) & Mulholland, A. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Investigating the Relationship between Anxiety and Alcohol Use: Observational and Experimental Evidence

Author: Dyer, M., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Munafo, M. (Supervisor), Hickman, M. (Supervisor) & Heron, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Investigating the Roles SAFB Proteins Play in Controlling Haemopoiesis and in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia

Author: Allahyani, M., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Uney, J. B. (Supervisor) & Blair, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Changes in Dendritic and Synaptic Function During Early Postnatal Development of the Mouse Barrel Cortex

Author: Franchini, D., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Ashby, M. C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Behavioural Response to Juvenile Distress Calls as a Measure of Extended Care in Crocodilians

Author: Giddings, L. A. D., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Holderied, M. W. (Supervisor) & Jones, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Investigating the process of reticulocyte maturation to erythrocytes in vitro

Author: Moura, P. L., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Toye, A. (Supervisor) & Frayne, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Model-based Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Tactile Sensations

Author: Araiza Illan, G. A., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Rossiter, J. M. (Supervisor) & Kent, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The electric ecology of bumblebees

Author: Montgomery, C. M., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Robert, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Modulation of alternative splicing regulators during epithelial-mesenchymal transition in cancer progression

Author: Li, L., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Gaston, K. (Supervisor), Oltean, S. (Supervisor) & Bortolotto, Z. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Investigating the Antidepressant Mechanism of 1 mg/kg Ketamine in Rats

Author: Higgins, L. J. M., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Robinson, E. S. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Robust and Efficient Residential Indoor Localisation for Healthcare

Author: Kozlowski, M., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Santos-Rodriguez, R. (Supervisor), Craddock, I. (Supervisor) & Piechocki, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Onboard Evolution of Human-Understandable Behaviour Trees for Robot Swarms

Author: Jones, S. W., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Studley, M. (External person) (Supervisor), Hauert, S. (Supervisor) & Winfield, A. F. T. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Acoustic communication of rare and threatened crocodilians and its use for population monitoring

Author: Staniewicz, A. M., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Holderied, M. W. (Supervisor) & Mccabe, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Utilising de novo-designed α-helical peptides as a modular cytoscaffold for primary neurons and sensor for small-molecules

Author: Scott, D. A., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Woolfson, D. N. (Supervisor) & Henley, J. M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Characterising Plasmonic Nanostructures with Interferometric Cross Polarised Microscopy

Author: Greenwood, A. B., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Gersen, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Decentralised Algorithms for Area Coverage

Author: Young, S. J., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Ganesh, A. (Supervisor) & Hauert, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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High-throughput proteomic analysis of the dengue virus secretome and the identification of plasma biomarkers of disease severity

Author: Luvira, V., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Morgan, D. (Supervisor) & Davidson, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Investigating Inhibition of MYCN in the Treatment of Wilms' Tumour

Author: Santarossa, B., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Malik, K. T. A. (Supervisor) & Brown, K. W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

Examining the Role of Placental-derived MicroRNA Secretions in Response to Gestational Hypoxia on Foetal Neurodevelopment

Author: Bignell, A. L., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Case, C. P. (Supervisor), Perks, C. M. (Supervisor), Uney, J. B. (Supervisor) & Fulga, T. A. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Variation in alloparental care in dwarf mongooses

Author: Grout, E. M., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Radford, A. (Supervisor) & Cuthill, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Molecular dynamics simulations and mutagenesis to identify the mechanisms of ligand efficacy and bias at the μ opioid receptor

Author: Sutcliffe, K., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Kelly, E. P. (Supervisor) & Sessions, R. B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Structural characterisation of large macromolecular complexes using cryo-TEM

Author: Coombs, J., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Verkade, P. (Supervisor) & Paul, D. M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The effect of neonicotinoid pesticides on the circadian clock and sleep of fruit flies and bumblebees

Author: Tasman, K., 12 May 2020

Supervisor: Hodge, J. J. L. (Supervisor) & Rands, S. A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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