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  • Cellulose II as bioethanol feedstock and its advantages over native cellulose 

    Nagarajan, Sanjay; Skillen, Nathan C.; Irvine, John T. S.; Lawton, Linda A.; Robertson, Peter K. J. (2017-09) - Journal article
    Alternative renewable energy must emerge to sustainably meet the energy demands of the present and future. Current alternatives to fossil fuels are electricity from solar, wind and tidal energies and biofuels. Biofuels, ...
  • “A Celtic Christology: the incarnation according to John Scottus Eriugena” by John F. Gavin 

    Hyland, William P. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2016-12-01) - Book review
    Review of: John F. Gavin, A Celtic Christology: The Incarnation According to John Scottus Eriugena (Eugene, Or.: Cascade Books, 2014)
  • A census of variability in globular cluster M 68 (NGC 4590) 

    Kains, N.; Arellano Ferro, A.; Figuera Jaimes, R.; Bramich, D. M.; Skottfelt, J.; Jørgensen, U. G.; Tsapras, Y.; Street, R. A.; Browne, P.; Dominik, M.; Horne, K.; Hundertmark, M.; Ipatov, S.; Snodgrass, C.; Steele, I. A.; Alsubai, K. A.; Bozza, V.; Calchi Novati, S.; Ciceri, S.; D'Ago, G.; Galianni, P.; Gu, S.-H.; Harpsøe, K.; Hinse, T. C.; Juncher, D.; Korhonen, H.; Mancini, L.; Popovas, A.; Rabus, M.; Rahvar, S.; Southworth, J.; Surdej, J.; Vilela, C.; Wang, X.-B.; Wertz, O. (2015-06) - Journal article
    Aims. We analyse 20 nights of CCD observations in the V and I bands of the globular cluster M 68 (NGC 4590) and use them to detect variable objects. We also obtained electron-multiplying CCD (EMCCD) observations for this ...
  • Central Europe from a Linguistic Viewpoint 

    Kamusella, Tomasz Dominik (2010) - Journal article
  • Central Europe through the lens of language and politics : on the sample maps from the Atlas of language politics in modern Central Europe 

    Kamusella, Tomasz Dominik; Nomachi, Motoki; Gibson, Catherine; University of St Andrews. School of History (Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, 2017) - Book
  • The Central Intelligence Agency’s armed Remotely Piloted Vehicle-supported counter-insurgency campaign in Pakistan – a mission undermined by unintended consequences? 

    Bennett, Simon (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2014-09-01) - Journal article
    This paper views America's 'drones-first' counter-insurgency effort in Pakistan through the lens of Merton's theory of the unintended consequences of purposive action. It also references Beck’s Risk Society thesis, America’s ...
  • Cetacean abundance and distribution in European Atlantic shelf waters to inform conservation and management 

    Hammond, Philip Steven; Macleod, Kelly; Berggren, Per; Borchers, David Louis; Burt, M Louise; Cañadas, Ana; Desportes, Genevieve; Donovan, Greg P; Gilles, Anita; Gillespie, Douglas Michael; Gordon, Jonathan Charles David; Hiby, Lex; Kuklik, Iwona; Leaper, Russell; Lehnert, Kristina; Leopold, Mardik; Lovell, Philip; Øien, Nils; Paxton, Charles G. M.; Ridoux, Vincent; Rogan, Emer; Samarra, Filipa Isabel Pereira; Scheidat, Meike; Sequeira, Marina; Siebert, Ursula; Skov, Henrik; Swift, Rene James; Tasker, Mark; Teilmann, Jonas; Van Canneyt, Olivier; Vázquez, José Antonio (2013-08) - Journal article
    The European Union (EU) Habitats Directive requires Member States to monitor and maintain at favourable conservation status those species identified to be in need of protection, including all cetaceans. In July 2005 we ...
  • Cetacean morbillivirus : current knowledge and future directions 

    Van Bressem, M.-F.; Duignan, P.J.; Banyard, A.; Barbieri, M.; Colegrove, K.M.; de Guise, S.; di Guardo, G.; Dobson, A.; Domingo, M.; Fauquier, D.; Fernandez, A.; Goldstein, T.; Grenfell, B.; Groch, K.R.; Gulland, F.; Jensen, B.A.; Jepson, P.D.; Hall, A.; Kuiken, T.; Mazzariol, S.; Morris, S.E.; Nielsen, O.; Raga, J.A.; Rowles, T.K.; Saliki, J.; Sierra, E.; Stephens, N.; Stone, B.; Tomo, I.; Wang, J.; Waltzek, T.; Wellehan, J.F.X. (2014-12-22) - Journal article
    We review the molecular and epidemiological characteristics of cetacean morbillivirus (CeMV) and the diagnosis and pathogenesis of associated disease, with six different strains detected in cetaceans worldwide. CeMV has ...
  • Cetacean studies using platforms of opportunity 

    Williams, Rob (University of St Andrews, 2003) - Thesis
    As human impact on marine ecosystems continues to grow, so too does the need for sound conservation and management strategies that are informed by science. Cetaceans, the whales, dolphins and porpoises, epitomise this ...
  • Cetaceans have complex brains for complex cognition 

    Marino, Lori; Connor, Richard C.; Fordyce, R. Ewan; Herman, Louis M.; Hof, Patrick R.; Lefebvre, Louis; Lusseau, David; McCowan, Brenda; Nimchinsky, Esther A.; Pack, Adam A.; Rendell, Luke; Reidenberg, Joy S.; Reiss, Diana; Uhen, Mark D.; Van der Gucht, Estel; Whitehead, Hal (2007-05) - Journal article
    The brain of a sperm whale is about 60% larger in absolute mass than that of an elephant. Furthermore, the brains of toothed whales and dolphins are significantly larger than those of any nonhuman primates and are second ...
  • A challenge to the permissibility of procreation 

    Su, Yu-Ting (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis
    The Non-Identity Problem (the NIP) raises a series of problems to the morality of procreation. The NIP, I believe, highlights a fundamental problem concerning the justifiability of procreation. In chapter 1, I introduce ...
  • Challenges in developing direct carbon fuel cells 

    Jiang, Cairong; Ma, Jianjun; Corre, Gael; Jain, Sneh L.; Irvine, John T. S. (2017-05-21) - Journal item
    A direct carbon fuel cell (DCFC) can produce electricity with both superior electrical efficiency and fuel utilisation compared to all other types of fuel cells. Although the first DCFC prototype was proposed in 1896, there ...
  • Challenges in mobile multi-device ecosystems 

    Grubert, Jens; Kranz, Matthais; Quigley, Aaron John (2016-08-26) - Journal article
    BACKGROUND Coordinated multi-display environments from the desktop, second-screen to gigapixel display walls are increasingly common. Personal and intimate mobile and wearable devices such as head-mounted displays, ...
  • Challenges in the management of HIV-infected malnourished children in Sub-Saharan Africa 

    Trehan, I.; O'Hare, Bernadette Ann-Marie; Phiri, A.; Heikens, G.T. (2012-01-01) - Journal article
    Infection with HIV, and oftentimes coinfection with TB, complicates the care of severely malnourished children in sub-Saharan Africa. These superimposed infections challenge clinicians faced with a population of malnourished ...
  • The challenges of a public data release : behind the scenes of SDSS DR13 

    Weijmans, Anne-Marie; Blanton, Michael; Bolton, Adam S.; Brownstein, Joel; Raddick, M. Jordan; Thakar, Ani (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2016-11-20) - Conference item
    The Sloan Digitial Sky Surveys (SDSS) have been collecting imaging and spectoscopic data since 1998. These data as well as their derived data products are made publicly available through regular data releases, of which the ...
  • The challenges of analyzing behavioral response study data : an overview of the MOCHA (Multi-study OCean acoustics Human effects Analysis) project 

    Harris, Catriona M; Thomas, Len; Sadykova, Dinara; De Ruiter, Stacy Lynn; Tyack, Peter Lloyd; Southall, Brandon L.; Read, Andrew J.; Miller, Patrick (Springer Science and Business Media, 2016) - Conference item
    This paper describes the MOCHA project which aims to develop novel approaches for the analysis of data collected during Behavioral Response Studies (BRSs). BRSs are experiments aimed at directly quantifying the effects of ...
  • Challenges to enabling and implementing Natural Flood Management in Scotland 

    Waylen, K. A.; Holstead, K. L.; Colley, K.; Hopkins, J. (2017-04-27) - Journal article
    We explore factors that constrain implementation of Natural Flood Management (NFM), based on qualitative analysis of interviews with those influencing and enabling flood risk management in Scotland. NFM entails collaboration ...
  • Challenging legitimacy in cultural fields : the case of Dundee Rep 

    Patrick, Holly (University of St Andrews, 2013-11) - Thesis
    This thesis argues for a dualistic, epistemological, framework for the study of legitimacy which recognises the different ways it might be understood to exist, and as such be managed, within organisations. It is based on ...
  • Challenging maleness : the new woman's attempts to reconstruct the binary code 

    Götting, Elena Rebekka (University of St Andrews, 2014-10) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the construction of masculinity in novels written by New Women authors between the years 1881-1899. The fin de siècle was a period during which gender roles were renegotiated with fervour by both male ...
  • Challenging the Norm? The 'EthoPolitics' of Low Cost Homeownership in Scotland 

    McKee, Kim (2011-12) - Journal article
    Influenced by Nikolas Rose’s concept of ‘ethopolitics’ this paper explores attitudes to home and tenure amongst low-cost homeowners in Scotland. In doing so, it seeks to highlight the contested nature of contemporary ...