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The 2016 projects

You can keep up with the progress of the 2016 scholars on their blog.

StudentNameResearch Project SupervisorTitle of Research Project

MARNIE

ADAMSON

Professor Karin Fierke

'Could I do that to somebody?': The Ideological Shifts That Occur in the Mind of

Conflict Personnel to Allow Them to Commit Atrocities

MARIA

ALMEIDA REIS

Dr Nikolaos Papadogiannis

Iberian Long Sixties? Youth Culture and Gender in Spain and Portugal, 1958-1980

TALAH

ANDERSON

Dr Madhavi Nevader

Transition, Transgression and Transcendence: Gender and the Propagation of Power

in the Ancient Near East

IOANNA

BATZOGLOU

Dr Alex Trew

What is the relationship between institutions and entrepreneurial activity?

ALEXANDER

BELL

Dr Riccardo Bavaj

Encounters with memory: remembering the slave trade in Bristol, c. 1945-2015

SARAH

BIGELOW

Dr Faye Donnelly

Speaking Security Through Arabic: The Role of the Media in Translation

SAMUEL

BOOBIER

Dr Tanja van Mourik

The mechanism behind Amino Acid Dating: what factors affect the racemisation of

amino acids?

JOANNA

BOWMAN

Dr Sam Haddow

Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs (1995 - 2015), or how 85 seats can change

British Theatre

SIAN

BURKITT

Dr Aileen Fyfe

Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

ELINOR

BUSHELL

Dr Emma Buckley

Mad, drunk and diseased or simply in love?

JOEL

BUTCHER

Dr David Moffitt

Women in Church Leadership: How do Church Leaders Interpret the Bible?

MARY

CHAN

Dr Catherine Penelope Cross

Sex differences in workplace behaviour: The role of BIS/BAS scale sensitivity

DA IN

CHOI

Dr Konrad Lawson

Internal Creation of Others in North-South Korea Relations

EMILY

COOK

Dr Stephanie Bunn

Syncretic Identities: Aleut, Slavonic, and English in Unalaska, Alaska

JAKOB

DOWLING

Mr Luc Bridet

Using Willingness-to-Pay Observations to Improve Climate Change Negotiations

KATRINA

DRAYTON

Dr Nikoletta Manioti

Mapping Rome's Destiny: Navigation in Virgil's 'Aeneid'

RORY

FORBES

Dr Steve Murdoch

Comprehending the Scottish Jacobite Constituency in 1688/89

SARAH

GLASS

Dr Hazel Cameron

An analysis of US foreign policy towards Zimbabwe during the Matabeleland

Massacres, 1982 - 1985

MARYAM

GOLAFSHANI

Dr Christina Alt

Bringing the 'Human' Back to Medicine: Implementing Virginia Woolf's Writing

in Medical Education

BOTOND

HAJDARA

Dr James D. Mitchell

Partitioned Binary Relations

MARGARET

HYLAND

Dr Stephanie Bunn

Religion and Folk Belief in Scottish Fishing Music

JACK

JAMESON

Dr Samantha Pitt

Determining the Role of MG23 in hypoxia-induced apoptosis

MATTHEW

KAMINSKI

Dr James Rae

Testing the sensitivity of the Antarctic ice sheet to CO2

VIENNA

KIM

Dr Catherine Spencer

Art on the Catwalk: Performance Art in the shows of Alexander McQueen

EIRINIE

LAPIDAKI

Dr Clare Gill

The Politics of Poetry in Victorian Britain

KONSTANTINOS

LIVERAKOS

Dr Akira O'Connor

The effect of physical exercise intensity levels on cognitive performance examined throughout

the period of one day

RHYS

MADDEN

Prof Roy Dilley

How to engage the next generation of anthropologists - an application of

theoretical approaches in Museum Studies

SHASHANK

MANJUNATH

Dr Eoin McLaughlin

Are we all heading down the same path? The developing world's approach

to an environmentally secure future

SUZANNE

MCMANUS

Dr Peter Mackay

Irvine Welsh's Scotland: The Reality of Working Class Brutality, Addiction and Abuse

RYAN

MOODIE

Dr Jonathan Keeling

Non-equilibrium Model of Photon Condensation

OLIVIA

MORTON

Dr Christopher Beedham & Ms Kirsten Mericka

The role of Austrian Standard German in the teaching and learning of

German as a foreign language

KATIE

MUNRO

Dr Simon Powis

Understanding the Role of HLA-B27 in Inflammatory Arthritis

MAI

NGUYEN

Professor Alison M S Watson

The participation of children in the Vietnam war

DANIEL

PAYNE

Dr John Clark

'Meat is Murder': The Development of Social and Cultural Attitudes Surrounding

the UK Meat Industry, c. 1964-present.

ASMITHAA

PRABHAKARAN

Dr John Lucocq

The role of innate immunity pathways in host-parasite interactions during

microsporidia infections

JOANNA

RUTKOWSKA

Professor David Perrett

The influence of facial health cues of a defendant on decisions about the

severity of punishment

KELLY

SCHWEIZER

Dr Katie Garner

The Changing Face of Fear: An examination of the Gothic Genre

ALESSIO

SHOSTAK

Dr William Vlcek

Striking at their Core: De-funding the Islamic State

ALANOOD

SINJAB

Dr Faye Donnelly

The Securitization of Torture: A Legal Analysis of the General Security Service's

Use of Torture in the Palestinian Occupied Territories Between 1971-1991

WILLIAM

SKINNER

Dr Zysman-Colman

Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer and White Emission of Light in Supramolecular

 Iridium Complexes

JUSTYNA

SLOWIK

Professor Ian Taylor

The Paper Dragon: Do we overrate China's strength as a global superpower?

 The domestic factor.

FINLAY

SMITH

Dr James Mitchell

Computing translations and the translation hull of semigroups

MELISSA

TURNER

Dr L Lasselle

Real and perceived barriers to participation in HE: a fulltime undergraduate

student parent's perspective

KARINA

VITANOVA

Dr Gayle Doherty

Leptin and the Mitochondria: New pathways to protect against dementia

CHRISTOPHER

WALKER

Dr Gurchathen Sanghera

Double Discrimination: LGBT Asylum Seekers in the UK System

ALICE

WATSON

Dr Dan Clayton

How has tropicality been constructed in cultural media from the 1970s to the

present day?

TADEUSZ

WOJTYCH

Dr Bernhard Struck

Not so iron curtain. Interactions between international students and local people

in Gdynia (Poland) during the communist period.

JESSICA

YIN

Dr Taryn Shepperd

The evolution and impact of identity in US-China relations

KEJIAN

ZHAO

Professor Peter Gow

Human-Environment Relations in Beijing: Perceptions, Experience and Possibilities