Specialist Research Institutes

Student theses

A Closed-Loop Recycling Process for Discontinuous Carbon Fibre Composites

Author: Tapper, R., 7 May 2019

Supervisor: Longana, M. (Supervisor), Yu, H. (Supervisor), Potter, K. (Supervisor) & Hamerton, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Adaptive Compliant Structures for Fluid Flow Control: A ‘catastrophic’ approach

Author: Arena, G., 7 May 2019

Supervisor: Pirrera, A. (Supervisor), Groh, R. (Supervisor) & Theunissen, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Aeroelastic Tailoring of Composite Aircraft Wings with Uncertainty Quantification for Robust and Reliable Design

Author: Othman, M. F. B., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Pirrera, A. (Supervisor) & Cooper, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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A Holistic Investigation of Automated Fibre Placement’s Effect on Composite Laminate Thickness

Author: Barnes, A., 14 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Potter, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisEngineering Doctorate (EngD)

Analysis and Design of Buckling Resistant Thin-Walled Structures via Computationally Efficient 3D Stress Analysis

Author: Minera Rebulla, S. A., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Pirrera, A. (Supervisor) & Weaver, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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An Efficient Numerical Framework for Capturing Localised 3D Stress Fields in Laminated Composites

Author: Patni, M., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Pirrera, A. (Supervisor) & Weaver, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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An Epigenome-Wide Association Study of Eczema

Author: Berryman, K., 7 May 2019

Supervisor: Paternoster, L. (Supervisor), Elliott, H. (Supervisor) & Relton, C. (Supervisor)

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

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A participatory, farmer-led approach to changing practice around antimicrobial use on UK dairy farms

Author: Morgans, L. C., 1 Oct 2019

Supervisor: Reyher, K. (Supervisor), Main, D. (External person) (Supervisor), Buller, H. (External person) (Supervisor) & Escobar-Tello, M. P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Appraising the causal relationship between DNA methylation and type 2 diabetes

Author: Juvinao-Quintero, D., 7 May 2019

Supervisor: Elliott, H. (Supervisor), Relton, C. (Supervisor) & Sharp, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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A process evaluation of a patient-centred intervention in general practice to improve the management of multimorbidity

Author: Mann, C., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Salisbury, C. (Supervisor), Cramer, H. (Supervisor) & Wye, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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A qualitative exploration of treatment preference in paediatric randomised controlled trials

Author: Beasant, L., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Crawley, E. M. (Supervisor), Mills, N. J. (Supervisor) & Young, B. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Assessing the changing risk factors associated with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Author: Blair, P. S. P., 1998

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Behavioural outcomes and neuropathology associated with mild traumatic brain injury

Author: Kennedy, E., 19 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Munafo, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Behaviour of pseudo-ductile thin-ply angle-ply laminates under different loading conditions

Author: Wu, X., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Wisnom, M. (Supervisor), Bond, I. (Supervisor) & Fuller, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Beta cell loss in autoimmune diabetes: a useful clinical biomarker of disease progression?

Author: Alrashidi, F., 6 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Gillespie, K. (Supervisor) & Williams, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Better care costs less: a system-based approach in maternity

Author: Yau, C., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Lenguerrand, E. (Supervisor), Draycott, T. J. (Supervisor) & Pizzo, E. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Bistable Structures for Morphing Applications Using Anisotropic Shells

Author: Pirrera, A., 2011

Supervisor: Weaver, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Calibration of Treatment Effects in Network Meta-Analysis using Individual Patient Data

Author: Phillippo, D. M., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Welton, N. (Supervisor) & Dias, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Cellulose Composite Fibres for Potential Engineering and Bio-medical Applications

Author: Filby, J., 25 Sep 2018

Supervisor: Rahatekar, S. (Supervisor) & Wisnom, M. (Supervisor)

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

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Comparison of Different Child Poverty Measures: Empirical Evidence from Indonesia

Author: Landiyanto, E. A., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Lucas, P. (Supervisor) & Eroglu-Hawksworth, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Crashworthiness Improvements to Automotive Sandwich Composites Using Tufting

Author: Hartley, J. W., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Ward, C. (Supervisor) & Partridge, I. K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Describing the development of hip shape in adolescence, and environmental and genetic influences on this process, in ALSPAC offspring

Author: Frysz, M., 19 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Paternoster, L. (Supervisor) & Tobias, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Design Considerations in Aerospace Multilevel Structural Optimisation

Author: Francis, D., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Pirrera, A. (Supervisor) & Cooper, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Detection of kissing bonds with non-collinear nonlinear ultrasound

Author: Alston, J., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Croxford, A. (Supervisor) & Ivanov, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Development and application of novel methods to inform surgical study design: a case study in parastomal hernia prevention

Author: Murkin, C., 6 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Blazeby, J. (Supervisor), Blencowe, N. (Supervisor) & Rooshenas, L. (Supervisor)

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

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Development of a composite tape placement technology with advanced fibre steering capability

Author: Zympeloudis, E. D., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Kim, B. C. (. (Supervisor), Weaver, P. M. (Supervisor) & Potter, K. D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Development of Bio-inspired Cellulosic Smart Composites for Morphing

Author: Mulakkal, M., 6 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Seddon, A. (Supervisor) & Ting, V. P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Development of Nanoporous Carbons from Renewable Lignin Feedstocks for Sustainable Applications

Author: Rowlandson, J., 19 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Hall, S. (Supervisor) & Ting, V. P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Development of well-behaved nonlinear structures

Author: Cox, B., 6 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Groh, R. (Supervisor), Pirrera, A. (Supervisor) & Avitabile, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Developments in Advanced Composites Skills Training and Manufacturing through Virtual Reality and an Artificially Intelligent Layup Agent

Author: Kularatna, S. C., 23 Jun 2020

Supervisor: Ward, C. (Supervisor) & Potter, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Does the IGF axis influence EMT to play a role in bladder cancer progression?

Author: Tang, S., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Perks, C. (Supervisor) & Holly, J. M. P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Dysregulation of microRNAs in dementia

Author: Gerardo-Aviles, J., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Kehoe, P. G. (Supervisor) & Allen, S. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Effect of Direct Deposition of Dry Particle Tougheners on the Processability and Forming Quality of Carbon Fibre Epoxy

Author: Wang, W., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Kim, B. C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Effect of voids on the interlaminar failure of carbon/epoxy composites

Author: Tretiak, I., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Kawashita, L. (Supervisor), Hallett, S. (Supervisor) & Smith, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Eliminating hepatitis C in the UK among men who have sex with men during the era of pre-exposure prophylaxis

Author: Macgregor, L. W., 1 Oct 2019

Supervisor: Ganesh, A. (Supervisor) & Vickerman, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Evaluation of a primary care epilepsy specialist nurse service

Author: Mills, N. J., 2000

Supervisor: Bachmann, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Experimental and Numerical Characterisation of Fatigue Damage in Z-pinned Composite Structures

Author: Warzok, F., 14 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Hallett, S. (Supervisor) & Allegri, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Exploiting thin-ply materials to establish controlled failure in carbon composites

Author: Rev, T., 23 Jun 2020

Supervisor: Wisnom, M. (Supervisor), Czel, G. (Supervisor) & Bond, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Exploring the aetiology and phenotypic consequences of non-syndromic cleft lip/palate using polygenic risk scoring and Mendelian randomization

Author: Howe, L., 25 Sep 2018

Supervisor: Davey Smith, G. (Supervisor), Lewis, S. (Supervisor) & St Pourcain, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Extended benchmarking in total hip replacement

Author: Evans, J. T., 1 Oct 2019

Supervisor: Whitehouse, M. (Supervisor) & Sayers, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Medicine (MD)

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Fatigue behaviour of carbon fibre composites subjected to load reversals and variable mode ratios

Author: Kuehlewind, R., 12 May 2020

Supervisor: Kawashita, L. (Supervisor) & Hallett, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Fatigue Behaviour of Composites under VIbration and Thermal Loading

Author: Voudouris, G., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Kawashita, L. (Supervisor) & Di Maio, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Fatigue of composite truss structures

Author: Harper, P., 2009

Supervisor: Hallett, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Feeding and Autoimmunity in Children with Down’s Syndrome Evaluation Study (FADES)

Author: Williams, G. M. G., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Hamilton-Shield, J. P. (Supervisor), Gillespie, K. M. (Supervisor) & Leary, S. D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Fine Mapping of Genetic Variants Influencing Complex Traits in Human

Author: Zheng, J., 30 Sep 2015

Supervisor: Day, I. N. M. (Supervisor), Gaunt, T. R. (Supervisor) & Rodriguez, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Gene expression of Neisseria meningitidis in the upper respiratory tract

Author: Tekletsion, Y. K., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Finn, A. H. R. (Supervisor) & Christensen, H. (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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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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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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Governing through News: Ugandan newspapers, sexual minorities and the Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014

Author: Ashworth, M., 25 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Cowan, D. S. (Supervisor) & Bibbings, L. S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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