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  • Climate change programme review [summary] 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2005-05) - Report
    A summary of 'Climate change programme review : the submission of the Sustainable Development Commission to HM Government'. The submission proposes a range of measures designed to save at least ten million tonnes of carbon, ...
  • Climatic and geometric controls on the global distribution of surge-type glaciers : implications for a unifying model of surging 

    Sevestre, H.; Benn, Doug I (2015-09-01) - Journal article
    Controls on the global distribution of surge-type glaciers hold the keys to a better understanding of surge mechanisms. We investigate correlations between the distribution of surge-type glaciers and climatic and glacier ...
  • Climbing the scholarly publishing mountain with SHERPA 

    MacColl, John; Pinfield, Stephen (UKOLN, 2002-10-10) - Journal article
  • Clinical and cost-effectiveness of internal limiting membrane peeling for patients with idiopathic full thickness macular hole : Protocol for a Randomised Controlled Trial: FILMS (Full-thickness macular hole and Internal Limiting Membrane peeling Study) 

    Lois, Noemi; Burr, Jennifer; Norrie, John; Vale, Luke; Cook, Jonathan; McDonald, Alison; Full-Thickness Macular Hole and Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling Study (FILMS) Group (2008-11-03) - Journal article
    Background: A full-thickness macular hole (FTMH) is a common retinal condition associated with impaired vision. Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have demonstrated that surgery, by means of pars plana vitrectomy and ...
  • Clinical and parasitological response to oral chloroquine and primaquine in uncomplicated human Plasmodium knowlesi infections 

    Daneshvar, Cyrus; Davis, Timothy M. E.; Cox Singh, Janet; Rafa'ee, Mohammad Z.; Zakaria, Siti K.; Divis, Paul C. S.; Singh, Balbir (2010-08-19) - Journal article
    Background: Plasmodium knowlesi is a cause of symptomatic and potentially fatal infections in humans. There are no studies assessing the detailed parasitological response to treatment of knowlesi malaria infections in man ...
  • Clinical characteristics and lung function in older children vertically infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Malawi 

    Mwalukomo, Thandie; Rylance, Sarah; Webb, Emily; Anderson, Suzanne; O'Hare, Bernadette Ann-Marie; van Oosterhout, Joep J.; Ferrand, Rashida A.; Corbett, Elizabeth L.; Rylance, Jamie (2016-06) - Journal article
    Background Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has led to increased survival of children with vertically acquired human immunodeficiency virus infection. Significant morbidity arises from respiratory symptoms, but aetiology and ...
  • Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of foam sclerotherapy, endovenous laser ablation and surgery for varicose veins : results from the comparison of LAser, Surgery and foam Sclerotherapy (CLASS) randomised controlled trial 

    Brittenden, J.; Cotton, S.C.; Elders, A.; Tassie, E.; Scotland, G.; Ramsay, C.R.; Norrie, J.; Burr, J.; Francis, J.; Wileman, S.; Campbell, B.; Bachoo, P.; Chetter, I.; Gough, M.; Earnshaw, J.; Lees, T.; Scott, J.; Baker, S.A.; MacLennan, G.; Prior, M.; Bolsover, D.; Campbell, M.K. (2015-04) - Journal article
    Primary outcome measures: Disease-specific [Aberdeen Varicose Vein Questionnaire (AVVQ)] and generic [European Quality of Life-5 Dimensions (EQ-5D), Short Form questionnaire-36 items (SF-36) physical and mental component ...
  • Cloning and characterisation of phospholipase C X-domain containing proteins (PLCXDs) 

    Gellatly, Steven Alexander (University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
    Members of the phosphoinositide-specific phospholipase C (PI-PLC) enzyme family play a fundamental role in cell signalling pathways by regulating cytosolic calcium and/or the activity of several protein kinases. This ...
  • Close range passive millimetre wave imaging 

    Macfarlane, David G. (University of St Andrews, 2003-05) - Thesis
    This thesis describes the design and construction of a close range Passive Millimetre Wave (PMMW) scanning thermal imager. Whilst close range PMMW imager has previously been applied to concealed weapon detection at ranges ...
  • Cloud benchmarking for maximising performance of scientific applications 

    Varghese, Blesson; Akgun, Ozgur; Miguel, Ian James; Thai, Long Thanh; Barker, Adam David (2016) - Journal article
    How can applications be deployed on the cloud to achieve maximum performance? This question is challenging to address with the availability of a wide variety of cloud Virtual Machines (VMs) with different performance ...
  • Cloud benchmarking for performance 

    Varghese, Blesson; Akgun, Ozgur; Miguel, Ian; Thai, Long; Barker, Adam (IEEE, 2014-12-15) - Conference item
    How can applications be deployed on the cloud to achieve maximum performance? This question has become significant and challenging with the availability of a wide variety of Virtual Machines (VMs) with different performance ...
  • Cloud cover : monitoring large-scale clouds with Varanus 

    Ward, Jonathan Stuart; Barker, Adam David (2015-07-14) - Journal article
    Cloud computing has quickly become the de facto means to deploy large scale systems in a robust and cost effective manner. Central to the maintenance of large scale systems is monitoring which allows for the detection of ...
  • 'The Cloud of Unknowing': its inheritance and its inheritors 

    Hilditch, Janet (University of St Andrews, 1987) - Thesis
    The thesis attempts a portrait of The Cloud in the context of its position in the history of Christian mysticism. That the anonymous work owed much to spiritual writers of the preceding twelve hundred years is not ...
  • Cloud Services Brokerage : a survey and research roadmap 

    Barker, Adam David; Varghese, Blesson; Thai, Long Thanh (IEEE Computer Society, 2015-06-27) - Conference item
    A Cloud Services Brokerage (CSB) acts as an intermediary between cloud service providers (e.g., Amazon and Google) and cloud service end users, providing a number of value adding services. CSBs as a research topic are in ...
  • Cloud-based e-Infrastructure for scheduling astronomical observations 

    Wetter, James Patrick; Akgun, Ozgur; Barker, Adam David; Dominik, Martin; Miguel, Ian James; Varghese, Blesson (IEEE Computer Society, 2015-08-31) - Conference item
    Gravitational microlensing exploits a transient phenomenon where an observed star is brightened due to deflection of its light by the gravity of an intervening foreground star. It is conjectured that this technique can be ...
  • Cluster mean-field approach to the steady-state phase diagram of dissipative spin systems 

    Jin, Jiasen; Biella, Alberto; Viyuela, Oscar; Mazza, Leonardo; Keeling, Jonathan; Fazio, Rosario; Rossini, Davide (2016-09) - Journal article
    We show that short-range correlations have a dramatic impact on the steady-state phase diagram of quantum driven-dissipative systems. This effect, never observed in equilibrium, follows from the fact that ordering in the ...
  • A cluster of cholinergic premotor interneurons modulates mouse locomotor activity 

    Zagoraiou, L; Akay, T; Martin, J F; Brownstone, R M; Jessell, T M; Miles, Gareth Brian (2009-12-10) - Journal article
    Mammalian motor programs are controlled by networks of spinal interneurons that set the rhythm and intensity of motor neuron firing. Motor neurons have long been known to receive prominent “C bouton” cholinergic inputs ...
  • The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey : BAO measurement from the LOS-dependent power spectrum of DR12 BOSS galaxies 

    Gil-Marín, Héctor; Percival, Will J.; Cuesta, Antonio J.; Brownstein, Joel R.; Chuang, Chia-Hsun; Ho, Shirley; Kitaura, Francisco-Shu; Maraston, Claudia; Prada, Francisco; Rodríguez-Torres, Sergio; Ross, Ashely J.; Schlegel, David J.; Schneider, Donald P.; Thomas, Daniel; Tinker, Jeremy L.; Tojeiro, Rita; Vargas Magaña, Mariana; Zhao, Gong-Bo (2016-08-21) - Journal article
    [abridged] We present an anisotropic analysis of the baryonic acoustic oscillation (BAO) scale in the twelfth and final data release of the Baryonic Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS). We independently analyse the ...
  • The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey : Baryon Acoustic Oscillations in the correlation function of LOWZ and CMASS galaxies in Data Release 12 

    Cuesta, Antonio J.; Vargas-Magaña, Mariana; Beutler, Florian; Bolton, Adam S.; Brownstein, Joel R.; Eisenstein, Daniel J.; Gil-Marín, Héctor; Ho, Shirley; McBride, Cameron K.; Maraston, Claudia; Padmanabhan, Nikhil; Percival, Will J.; Reid, Beth A.; Ross, Ashley J.; Ross, Nicholas P.; Sánchez, Ariel G.; Schlegel, David J.; Schneider, Donald P.; Thomas, Daniel; Tinker, Jeremy; Tojeiro, Rita; Verde, Licia; White, Martin (2016-04-01) - Journal article
    We present distance scale measurements from the baryon acoustic oscillation signal in the CMASS and LOWZ samples from the Data Release 12 of the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS). The total volume probed is ...
  • The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey : baryon acoustic oscillations in the Data Releases 10 and 11 Galaxy samples 

    Anderson, Lauren; Aubourg, Éric; Bailey, Stephen; Beutler, Florian; Bhardwaj, Vaishali; Blanton, Michael; Bolton, Adam S.; Brinkmann, J.; Brownstein, Joel R.; Burden, Angela; Chuang, Chia-Hsun; Cuesta, Antonio J.; Dawson, Kyle S.; Eisenstein, Daniel J.; Escoffier, Stephanie; Gunn, James E.; Guo, Hong; Ho, Shirley; Honscheid, Klaus; Howlett, Cullan; Kirkby, David; Lupton, Robert H.; Manera, Marc; Maraston, Claudia; McBride, Cameron K.; Mena, Olga; Montesano, Francesco; Nichol, Robert C.; Nuza, Sebastián E.; Olmstead, Matthew D.; Padmanabhan, Nikhil; Palanque-Delabrouille, Nathalie; Parejko, John; Percival, Will J.; Petitjean, Patrick; Prada, Francisco; Price-Whelan, Adrian M.; Reid, Beth; Roe, Natalie A.; Ross, Ashley J.; Ross, Nicholas P.; Sabiu, Cristiano G.; Saito, Shun; Samushia, Lado; Sánchez, Ariel G.; Schlegel, David J.; Schneider, Donald P.; Scoccola, Claudia G.; Seo, Hee-Jong; Skibba, Ramin A.; Strauss, Michael A.; Swanson, Molly E. C.; Thomas, Daniel; Tinker, Jeremy L.; Tojeiro, Rita; Magaña, Mariana Vargas; Verde, Licia; Wake, David A.; Weaver, Benjamin A.; Weinberg, David H.; White, Martin; Xu, Xiaoying; Yèche, Christophe; Zehavi, Idit; Zhao, Gong-Bo (2014-06-11) - Journal article
    We present a one per cent measurement of the cosmic distance scale from the detections of the baryon acoustic oscillations (BAO) in the clustering of galaxies from the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey, which is part ...