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2017 projects


Project Title


Alexander Lombardo

Law, Politics and the Past: The Uses of History in the Prologues to Late Antique Legal Codes

Professor Caroline Humfress

Alice Bumstead

Alkane to alcohol conversion using late transition metal oxide nanoparticles encapsulated in metal-organic frameworks

Professor Paul Wright

Alison Lightfoot

Anti-Perovskites - A New Family of Functional Materials?

Professor Phil Lightfoot

Ayesha Hussain Purcell

Gods of the In-Between: Personal Cosmology and Chameleon Gods on Hadrian's Wall

Dr Eleri Cousins

Bao-Chau Pham

Multiple Speakers, Competing Discourses: The construction of security in the 2016 Austrian presidential election campaign

Dr Faye Donnelly

Bethany Gwyther

End of life decisions: balancing quality and length of life in late-stage cancer treatment.

Dr Morven Shearer

Caitlin Bloomer

Assessing Anthropogenic Impacts of Dams on Water Quality in Riverine Systems

Dr Iain Matthews

Calum Bonthron

Activity-dependent changes in the structure of astrocytes within the mammalian spinal cord.

Dr Gareth Miles

Carolina Zucchi

Central Asia as a point of cultural and linguistic convergence: an analysis of Bukhara Arabic versions of tales from "One thousand and one nights"

Dr Orhan Elmaz

Catherine Newman

Controlling the Rising Generation: Repressing Revolutionary Potential in British Reviews of Children's Literature, 1789-1805

Dr Susan Manly

Charlotte Gordon

The genesis of Icelandic granites: a window on the birth of continental crust

Dr William McCarthy

Craig Walton

Copper isotope fractionation during subduction: Implications for planetary accretion, core segregation and mantle dynamics

Dr Paul Savage

Dylan Howel

Bridging Borders: Transcending Issues of Syrian Displacement in the Scottish Borders

Dr Stavroula Pipyrou

Ella Williams

French or Arabic? Contemporary Moroccan Francophone writers and their relationship with the French language

Professor Nicki Hitchcott

Emilia Wilson

Finding an Evaluative System for Human and Non-Human Animal Extinction.

Dr Ben Sachs

Emily Madoff

Testing the Thermal Lid Model for Sediment-Hosted Stratiform Copper deposits

Dr Jonathan Cloutier

Erin Phillips

Analysing Aggregation: The Effect of Prey Group Shape on the Likelihood of Detection by Predators

Professor Graeme Ruxton

Ian Cawood

Water & Earth's crust: The role and source of water in a crystallizing magma

Dr William McCarthy

Isabella Hoskins

Transmission of Chronic Bee Paralysis Virus, an emerging pathogen of honey bees

Professor David Evans

Jae Chul Park

Flight of the flower-swallows: disposable, forgotten children in North Korea

Professor Ali Watson

Jamie Park

The Bedchamber of James VI and I: Personal Connections, Patronage and British Identity 1603-1625

Professor Roger Mason

Jennifer Earp

A chemical harpoon protein of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium

Dr Ulrich Schwarz-Linek

Jordy De Vries

Taking the Earth's temperature: testing graphite lubrication in major mountain belts

Dr Timothy David Raub

Joshua Holloway

Exploring Spirituality in Schools

Dr Eric Stoddart

Jude Bernard

Unconscious Good: Theorizing Beneficial Implicit Bias

Dr Derek Ball

Lanita Gutieva

Atmospheric evolution and climate cycles during the most extreme Snowball Earth glaciation: Scotland's spectacular record.

Dr Timothy Raub

Laura Trad

Memories to Movies: How does Lebanese Cinema reflect and shape perceptions of the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990)?

Dr Nick Brooke

Luke Elliott

Computing, Commutative, Semigroups

Dr James Mitchell

Magda Michalska

Drawing the Iron Curtain: The political and social influence of the Polish School of Posters at the dawn of political transformation in Poland (1956-1989)

Dr Jeremy Howard

Mostafa Manssour

Transverse Field at Zero Temperature in a 2D Spin Model which exhibits a Kasteleyn Transition

Dr Chris Hooley

Naomi Newall-Watson

Yoga in Prison; exploring the punishment and rehabilitation paradigm

Dr Mattia Fumanti

Nathalie Becker

Towards a 'Historic Turn'? Archiving in Non-Profit Organisations

Dr Lucy Wishart

Nourjahan Khafaga

Conditioning cancer cells to targeting the immune system

Professor David Harrison

Olga Grochowska

The Absent Neighbour: Post-War Memory of the Jewish Community in Pultusk, Poland

Dr Emily Finer/ Dr Jeffrey Murer

Olivia Budde

White supremacy- the rise of a new breed, or one that never disappeared?

Dr Hazel Cameron

Oscar Westerblad

"I know it is wrong, but so what?" Investigating the connection between moral judgement and moral motivation.

Dr Justin Snedegar

Patrick Schrempf

Explainable Artificial Intelligence

Professor Aaron Quigley

Rachel Murray

Investigating the role of sumoylation in telomere elongation

Dr Helder Ferreira

Ronan McLaughline

Redefining the Republic: The Front National, France and Secularism

Dr Gavin Bowd

Ruaraidh MacIver

Triumph and Propaganda: The Campaigns of Heraclius

Dr Timothy Greenwood

Rufaida Al Hashmi

For Love of Country? On Patriotism and Cosmopolitan Justice

Dr Elizabeth Ashford/Dr Natasha Saunders

Samantha Baker

A Comparative Approach to Refugee Rights -
A Study of Canadian, Swedish, British and Australian Refugee Policy and the Treatment of Refugee Rights

Professor Patrick Hayden

Savannah Smith

Contemporary Art and Gentrification: Art's Impact on the Urban Environment

Dr Catherine Spencer

Stacie Bradly

Presenting Jane Austen: The evolution of the publication of Austen from past to present (1811 - 2016).

Dr Katie Garner

Thomas Miles

The Legacy of Duns Scotus: Hopkins and Merton as Mystical Poets

Dr Bill Hyland

Valeria Duca

A new attribution to the painting Venus in the Forge of Vulcan

Dr. Julian Luxford

Veronika Ambrozova

Why do we get lost? Neural mechanisms underlying distance perception

Dr James Ainge

Vinh Dihn

Quantitative image analysis to help with the study of invadopodia which uses Elastic Resonator Interference Stress Microscopy to measure the forces applied by them

Professor Malte Gather

William Brown

Essence Domain Inference

Professor Ian Miguel

Yura Shin

Effects of Lithium treatment on Endosome Dynamics and Endosomal Lipids in Bipolar Disorder

Dr John Lucocq

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