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  • Changes in VED–modelling 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2005-09) - Report
    The aim of the modelling exercise is to help gain an understanding of whether increases in differential between VED bands would help the UK achieve its: 1) two targets relating to lower carbon cars 2) commitment to a 20% ...
  • Changes in women's facial skin color over the ovulatory cycle are not detectable by the human visual system 

    Burriss, Robert P.; Troscianko, Jolyon; Lovell, P. George; Fulford, Anthony J. C.; Stevens, Martin; Quigley, Rachael; Payne, Jenny; Saxton, Tamsin K.; Rowland, Hannah M. (2015-07-02) - Journal article
    Human ovulation is not advertised, as it is in several primate species, by conspicuous sexual swellings. However, there is increasing evidence that the attractiveness of women's body odor, voice, and facial appearance peak ...
  • Changing day services : Do you agree? 

    Campbell, Martin (2012-09) - Journal article
    Models of day services for people with intellectual disabilities in Scotland are changing, with the purpose, content and availability being reviewed. There has been concern that a move to more flexible “alternative day ...
  • Changing partnership patterns, housing and new social vulnerabilities 

    Kulu, Hill; Mikolai, Julia (Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Sciences, 2017-12-20) - Other
  • Changing pleasures of spectatorship : early and silent cinema in Istanbul 

    Balan, Canan (University of St Andrews, 2010-06) - Thesis
    This project explores a curious facet of early cinema that has not been studied as yet: the relationship between Turkish modernity and the culture of spectatorship within the context of the late nineteenth century’s ...
  • The changing role of the Dutch social rented sector 

    Van Ham, Maarten; Van Kempen, R; Van Weesep, J (2006-09-01) - Journal article
    The article traces the evolution of the research interests of Frans Dieleman, an academic who combined the development of analytical models with explorations of the policy implications of the changing structure of housing ...
  • Changing the rules of war: the controversies surrounding the United States’ expanded use of drones 

    Boussios, Emanuel (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2015-02-04) - Journal item
    The Obama administration has an opportunity, and some would say an obligation, to create a doctrine that sets guidelines for the development and deployment of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones. There ...
  • Changing trends in total knee replacement 

    Goudie, Ewan; Robinson, Cal; Walmsley, Phil; Brenkel, Ivan (2017-05) - Journal article
    Introduction:  This study evaluates a possible change in the demographics and surgical practice observed in a large cohort of patients undergoing total knee replacement (TKR). Patients and methods:  We performed a retrospective ...
  • Channel and floodplain change analysis over a 100-year period : Lower Yuba River, California 

    Ghoshal, S.; James, L.A.; Singer, Michael B.; Aalto, R. (2010-07-19) - Journal article
    Hydraulic gold mining in the Sierra Nevada, California (1853–1884) displaced ~1.1 billion m3 of sediment from upland placer gravels that were deposited along piedmont rivers below dams where floods can remobilize them. ...
  • Chaotic behaviour of photonic crystals resonators 

    Di Falco, A.; Liu, C.; Krauss, T.F.; Fratalocchi, A. (SPIE, 2015-02-08) - Conference item
    We show here theoretically and experimentally how chaotic Photonic Crystal resonators can be used for en- ergy harvesting applications and the demonstration of fundamental theories, like the onset of superradiance in quantum ...
  • Chaotic narrative : complexity, causality, time and autopoiesis in David Mitchell’s Ghostwritten 

    Dillon, Sarah Joanne (2011-03-10) - Journal article
    David Mitchell is one of Britain’s foremost contemporary writers who is only just becoming the subject of academic attention. Focusing on his first novel, Ghostwritten (1999), this essay argues that the science of complexity ...
  • CHARA/MIRC observations of two M supergiants in perseus OB1 : temperature, Bayesian modeling, and compressed sensing imaging 

    Baron, F.; Monnier, J.D.; Kiss, L.L.; Neilson, H.R.; Zhao, M.; Anderson, M.; Aarnio, A.; Pedretti, E.; Thureau, N.; Ten Brummelaar, T.A.; Ridgway, S.T.; McAlister, H.A.; Sturmann, J.; Sturmann, L.; Turner, N. (2014-04-10) - Journal article
    Two red supergiants (RSGs) of the Per OB1 association, RS Per and T Per, have been observed in the H band using the Michigan Infra-Red Combiner (MIRC) instrument at the CHARA array. The data show clear evidence of a departure ...
  • Character and symbol in José Lezama Lima's 'Paradiso' 

    Ritchie, Fiona M. (1982) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the possibility of some degree of unity in Paradiso, which appears initially to be a work of poetic self-indulgence, lacking a coherent plot, credible characters and causality, and ...
  • Characterisation and expression analysis of cathepsins and ubiquitin-proteasome genes in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) skeletal muscle 

    Salmerón, C.; Navarro, I.; Johnston, I.A.; Gutiérrez, J.; Capilla, E. (2015-04-15) - Journal article
    Background: The proteolytic enzymes involved in normal protein turnover in fish muscle are also responsible for post-mortem softening of the flesh and are therefore potential determinants of product quality. The main enzyme ...
  • Characterisation and expression of calpain family members in relation to nutritional status, diet composition and flesh texture in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) 

    Salmeron, Cristina; Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, Daniel; Jimenez-Amilburu, Vanesa; Fontanillas, Ramon; Navarro, Isabel; Johnston, Ian A.; Gutierrez, Joaquim; Capilla, Encarnacion (2013-09-25) - Journal article
    Calpains are non-lysosomal calcium-activated neutral proteases involved in a wide range of cellular processes including muscle proteolysis linked to post-mortem flesh softening. The aims of this study were (a) to characterise ...
  • Characterisation of a Holliday junction-resolving enzyme from Schizosaccharomyces pombe 

    White, Malcolm Frederick; Lilley, DMJ (1997-11) - Journal article
    The rearrangement and repair of DNA by homologous recombination involves the creation of Holliday junctions, which are cleaved by a class of junction-specific endonucleases to generate recombinant duplex DNA products, Only ...
  • Characterisation of a mobilisable plasmid conferring florfenicol and chloramphenicol resistance in Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae 

    Bossé, Janine T.; Li, Yanwen; Atherton, Tom G.; Walker, Stephanie; Williamson, Susanna M.; Rogers, Jon; Chaudhuri, Roy R.; Weinert, Lucy A.; Holden, Matthew T. G.; Maskell, Duncan J.; Tucker, Alexander W.; Wren, Brendan W.; Rycroft, Andrew N.; Langford, Paul R.; on behalf of BraDP1T consortium (2015-08-05) - Journal article
    The complete nucleotide sequence of a 7.7kb mobilisable plasmid (pM3446F), isolated from a florfenicol resistant isolate of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, showed extended similarity to plasmids found in other members of ...
  • Characterisation of inorganic materials using solid-state NMR spectroscopy 

    Sneddon, Scott (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-22) - Thesis
    This thesis uses solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and density functional theory (DFT) calculations to study local structure and disorder in inorganic materials. Initial work concerns microporous ...
  • Characterisation of materials for organic photovoltaics 

    Thomsen, Elizabeth Alice (University of St Andrews, 2008-06) - Thesis
    Organic solar cells offer the possibility for lightweight, flexible, and inexpensive photovoltaic devices. This thesis studies the physics of a wide range of materials designed for use in organic solar cells. The materials ...
  • Characterisation of organic materials for photovoltaic devices 

    Lewis, Andrew J. (University of St Andrews, 2006-09-20) - Thesis
    This thesis presents an investigation into a wide range of potential materials for organic photovoltaic (PV) devices. A variety of optical techniques are used to define physical parameters for each material such as the ...