Welcome to the St Andrews Research Repository
This is the official institutional research repository for the University of St Andrews. The repository contains electronic theses and research publications including articles, conference proceedings, working papers and some research monographs. It also contains material and publications affiliated to the University and arising from specific projects. Full text content is provided for all research publications in the repository, and wherever possible (following embargoes) for electronic theses.
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(University of St Andrews, 2021-06-28) - ThesisAt the core of democracy is a simple idea: one person, one vote. However, all democracies disenfranchise citizens below a certain age. What justifies this practice? The answer seems obvious: voting isn’t a children’s game. ...
(University of St Andrews, 2020-12-01) - Thesis
(2021-06-09) - Journal articleWe investigate an optically trapped exciton-polariton condensate and observe temporal coherence beyond 1 ns duration. Due to the reduction of the spatial overlap with the thermal reservoir of excitons, the coherence time ...
(2021-06-02) - Journal articleThe Pleistocene glacial cycles had a profound impact on the ranges and genetic make-up of organisms. Whilst it is clear that the contact zones that have been described for many sister taxa are secondary and have formed ...
(2021-07-05) - Journal articleInnovation—the combination of invention and social learning—can empower species to invade new niches via cultural adaptation. Social learning has typically been regarded as the fundamental driver for the emergence of ...