Specialist Research Institutes

Student theses

Development and validation of a high-velocity soft-body impact test method for through-thickness reinforced composite structures

Author: Cochrane, A. D., 23 Jun 2020

Supervisor: Ivanov, D. (Supervisor) & Hallett, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisEngineering Doctorate (EngD)

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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Structural and aerodynamic performance of a three-dimensional compliance-based composite camber morphing wing

Author: Rivero, A. E., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Woods, B. K. S. (Supervisor), Weaver, P. (Supervisor) & Cooper, J. (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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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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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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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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Pseudo-ductility of Unidirectional Thin-Ply Hybrid Composites

Author: Suwarta, P., 24 Mar 2020

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

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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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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Understanding the Effects of Environmental Conditions on the Failure of Bonded Joints

Author: Paul, A., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Wisnom, M. (Supervisor) & Xu, X. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Policy movement through the lens of postcolonial feminism, policy transfer, and policy translation: the case of gender mainstreaming in Thailand

Author: Phumessawatdi, P., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Kennett, P. A. (Supervisor), Izuhara, M. (Supervisor) & Payne, S. (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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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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Nonlinear Lattice Structures: A Numerical and Analytical Study on their Stability

Author: Dixon, M. D. X., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Pirrera, A. (Supervisor) & Chenchiah, I. V. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Resonance avoidance in variable speed rotorcraft using an applied compressive load

Author: Dibble, R. P., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Titurus, B. (Supervisor) & Woods, B. K. S. (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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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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Resistance and Resilience: The Attributes of Healthy Ageing for Older West Indians Living in the United Kingdom

Author: Ward, D., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Payne, S. (Supervisor) & Karlsen, S. (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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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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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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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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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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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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The impact of insulin exposure on colorectal cancer metabolism

Author: Ryk, A., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Vincent, E. E. (Supervisor) & Williams, A. C. (Supervisor)

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

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Incorporating external evidence syntheses in the design and analysis of trials

Author: Clayton, G., 7 May 2019

Supervisor: Jones, H. (Supervisor) & Higgins, 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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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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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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The use of aspirin for primary and secondary prevention of colorectal cancer

Author: Nounu, A., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Williams, A. (Supervisor) & Relton, C. (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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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)

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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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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Understanding wellbeing within a policy relevant framework

Author: Wang, A., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Haworth, C. (Supervisor) & Davis, O. S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Improved Thermal Control and Mechanical Property Evaluation for Multi-Dimensional Fused Filament Fabrication of Sandwich Cores

Author: Pollard, D., 7 May 2019

Supervisor: Richards, A. (Supervisor), Ward, C. (Supervisor) & Herrmann, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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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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Synthesis and Characterisation of Photoresponsive Thermoplastic Liquid Crystal Elastomers

Author: Beckett, L., 23 Jan 2019

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

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Functionalised Graded Composites for Induction Processing in Manufacture

Author: Ariu, G., 19 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Hamerton, I. (Supervisor), Ivanov, D. (Supervisor) & Pillai , B. J. (External person) (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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Postnatal Development of Neural Networks in the Healthy and Premature Brain

Author: Cross, C., 19 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Ashby, M. (Supervisor) & Luyt, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The Integration of Palliative Care into the Management of End Stage Liver Disease

Author: Hudson, B., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Forbes, K. (Supervisor) & Verne, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Medicine (MD)

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Risk factors for the carriage of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in puppies and adult dogs

Author: Wareham, K., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Reyher, K. (Supervisor) & Cogan, T. (Supervisor)

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

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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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Toward an Understanding of the Relationship Between Subjective Wellbeing and Eudaimonic Wellbeing Indicators in Adolescence

Author: Mottershaw, A., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Haworth, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Repositioning aspirin and metformin to improve prostate cancer treatment and outcome

Author: Carr, H., 19 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Perks, C. (Supervisor), Williams, A. (Supervisor), Holly, J. M. P. (Supervisor) & Martin, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Individual, social and environmental determinants of sugar-sweetened beverages intake in Mexico

Author: Ortega-Avila, A. G., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Jago, R. (Supervisor) & Papadaki, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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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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