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The 2015 projects


Project Title


 Sarah Alexander

Natural History Educational Apps

Dr Ruth Robinson

Courtney Barnard

The Legacy of British Imperialism in the Construction of Apartheid in South Africa

Dr Stephen Tyre

Samantha Bennett

A Philosophy of the Predictability of Stock Markets

Dr Patrick Greenough

Sean Bourelle

Disorder Correlations in Quantum Quenches of Cold Atom systems

Dr Chris Hooley; Professor Andrew Cameron

Laura Brassington

Reading Philosophical Transactions in Nineteenth Century

Dr Aileen Fyfe

Stuart Burrell

Exploring the Interplay of Topology, Dynamical Systems and Abstract Algebra on a Useful Class of Transformations

Dr Collin Bleak

Iain Campbell

A Thin Film Sensor System for Dual-Phase Explosives Detection

Dr Graham Turnbull

Sara Chan Yun Yu

Is this the Idea that 'Laws of Nature govern' a Conceptual Truth?

Dr Aisling Crean and Professor Jessica Brown

Agnes  Chauvet

Othering in the United States' Presidential Speeches and Visual Propaganda during World War II and the War on Terror

Prof Andrew Williams

Ambra D’Antone

Translating Dante: A Linguistic and Visual Approach

Dr Claudia Rossignoli

Alice Devlin

The Christianization of the Cyclades: New Foundations

Dr Rebecca Sweetman

Thomas Doherty

Computer Generated Holograms

Dr Donatella Cassettari

Euan Dowers

Understanding the Relationship between Inequality and Growth

Dr. Gonzalo Forgues-Puccio

Toby Emerson

What Effect did Western Imperialism have on State Formation in the Levant?

Dr Kristen A. Harkness

Stefan Farsang

Life on Mars: Manganese (bio)mineralization

Dr Tim Raub

Francis Ferrone

Medieval Remains: The Impact of the Reformation on Scottish Ecclesiastical Architecture

Professor Richard Fawcett

Charlotte Gorman

Experiences of Women and Gender in the American Folk Music Revival, 1900-1980

Dr Gillian Mitchell

William Gray

The Formation of the Spectacular Blue Gemstone Lapis Lazuli

Dr Harry Oduro

Michael Grieve

Earworms: A Fritillarian Reading of Muldoon’s Maggot

Professor Don Paterson

Mohammed Khan

Preclinical Assessment of Combinatorial Therapy of Cancer

Professor David Harrison

Marianna Lanza

Contemporary Memorials in Edinburgh

Dr Catherine Spencer

Gareth Lavan

If I have No Desire to be Moral, then I have No Reason to be Moral. An Exploration of Internal Reasons for Action.

Dr Justin Snedegar

Jessica Lee

Identifying the Recurrence of Bladder Cancer via the Integration of Nuclear Morphology and Cellular Expression of the MCM2 Proliferation Marker

Mr Peter Caie

Olga Loza

Constructing Graduate Identities: the Performativity of Job Application Processes

Dr Philip Roscoe

Maebh Martin

Musical Leadership in Opera, Concert and Recording: an Observation of Period Instrument Performers

Dr Michael Downes

Margot McLauchlan

A New Approach to the Use of Mass Spectrometry in Microbiology

Dr Matthew Holden

Cameron McNicol

Improvement of Optics in Light Sheet Microscopes and their Applications in Cell Biology & Neuroscience

Prof Kishan Dholakia

Vanya Metodieva

The Potential of an Old Ethno-remedy as a New Dementia Drug:
The Neuroprotective Properties of Ptychopetallum Placiodes

Dr Gayle Doherty

Andrew Millar

What Causes the Binding of High-energy Fermions in a Deformable Space-time?

Dr Chris Hooley

Sam Mills

First Flickers: The Curation of an Accessible, Digital Database on Early Cinema

Dr Tom Rice

Joanna Moodie

Adaptive Interaction as an Intervention for Individuals with Advanced Dementia: Investigating Physiological Changes

Dr Maggie Ellis and Dr Karen Spencer

Cameron Okoth

Making and Testing Surface Wave Cloaks using Metamaterials

Dr Andrea Di Falco

Gareth Owen

‘History Education as National Identity Construction: How Britain’s Elites Portrayed the History of the British People through the National Education System, c. 1944-1999’

Dr Riccardo Bavaj

Nefeli Piree Iliou

The Christianization of the Cyclades. A Transformation of Religious Space: Kea, Andros, Tenos, Delos, Sikinos & Folegandros

Dr Rebecca Sweetman

Connor Powell

Synthesis of various analogues of the lead compound MMV006169 to find a greater degree of potency as an inhibitor of the malarial parasite Toxoplasma gondii

Prof Nicholas Westwood

Callum Reekie

Oxidation of the Oceanic Lithosphere: Evaluating the Influence of Water upon Plate Tectonics

Dr Tim Raub

Katerina Sanchez-Schilling

The Construction of the Self and Class Representations Through Food: A Global Multi-Media Culture Obsessed with Food

Dr Sabine Hyland

Roxana Shafiee

How Does Deforestation Influence the Climate - by Impacting the Carbon Cycle or by Altering the Reflectivity of the Land Surface?

Dr Timothy Hill

Amy Sheader

Super-resolution Microscopy with Optical Trapping

Prof Kishan Dholakia

Konstantina Stefanova

Should we Listen to Background Music while we Perform Cognitively Demanding Tasks?

Dr Ines Jentzsch

Conor Stevenson

Thermal Quantum Diodes in Nanostructures

Dr Bernd Braunecker

Dorian Stone

Theological Perspectives on Social Media and the Culture of Sousveillance

Dr Eric Stoddart

Liam Sutton

Modelling Spontaneous Vortex Formation in Lasers and Photon Condensates

Dr Jonathan Keeling

Amol Thakkar

The Conversion of Renewable Feedstock to Unnatural Amino Acids and Cyclopeptides: Application of Phenolic Monomers Isolated from Lignin.

Prof Nicholas Westwood

Liam Walker

A Laser Cooling Experiment for the Teaching Lab

Dr Donatella Cassettari

Raymond Wang

Writing in the Towers' shadow - American Self-Perception and Remember 9/11

Professor Gerard De Groot

David Weston

Modelling Energy and Information Transfer along a Chain of Two Level Systems

Dr Brendon Lovett

Eva Wewiorski

Film Sound Design and How it Contributes to Sensory Properties

Dr Lucy Donaldson

Alice Zamboni

Grand Tour at the Mirror: a Ceremonial Regatta Seen Through the Eyes of British Travellers and Venetian inhabitants.

Dr Elsje van Kessel


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