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  • Age, life-satisfaction and relative income : insights from the UK and Germany 

    FitzRoy, Felix R; Nolan, Michael; Steinhardt, Max F. (University of St Andrews, 2011-10) - Working or discussion paper
    We first confirm previous results with the German Socio-Economic Panel by Layard et al. (2010), and obtain strong negative effects of comparison income. However, when we split the sample by age, we find quite different ...
  • Age-dependent cognitive inflexibility in great apes 

    Marin Manrique, Hector; Call, Josep (2015-04) - Journal article
    The ability to suppress and/or change behaviour on the basis of negative feedback, often conceptualized as cognitive flexibility, has rarely been investigated in nonhuman great apes across a broad age range. In this study, ...
  • Age-dependent social learning in a lizard 

    Noble, Danial W A; Byrne, Richard William; Whiting, Martin J (2014-07-09) - Journal article
    Evidence of social learning, whereby the actions of an animal facilitate the acquisition of new information by another, is taxonomically biased towards mammals, especially primates, and birds. However, social learning need ...
  • Ageing and mobility in Britain : past trends, present patterns and future implications 

    Tilley, Sara (University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
    Over the next decade the ‘Baby Boomer’ cohort will increasingly contribute to the proportion of those aged 60 and over in Britain. The issue of how the mobility of older people has changed for different cohort groups has ...
  • Agenda 2003 : where next for sustainable development? 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2003-02-19) - Report
    Tony Blair’s conclusion that sustainability stands as the singular goal, for leaders and decision makers at all levels, was a turning point for advocates of a more sustainable future. Sustainable development entered the ...
  • The agential fork : the hidden consequences of agency for plenitude in David Lewis' thesis of genuine modal realism 

    Cole, Marc William (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-25) - Thesis
    In this dissertation, I argue that David Lewis' abductive argument for Genuine Modal Realism (GMR) has the unwelcome, and hidden, implication of being unable to accommodate agent causation theories of free will. This is ...
  • Aid and growth in Malawi 

    Khomba, Daniel Chris; Trew, Alex (University of St Andrews, 2016-11-04) - Working or discussion paper
    We study the impact on the growth of foreign aid flows to districts in Malawi over the period 2000–13. To isolate a causal impact on growth, we employ two exogenous determinants of within-country aid disbursement: First, ...
  • Air transport & sustainable development : a submission from the SDC 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2002-12-01) - Report
    Report on the implications of sustainable development for the future development of air transport in the UK.
  • Al Qaeda's ideology through political myth and rhetoric 

    Ashraf, M. A. (University of St Andrews, 2012-06-19) - Thesis
    This Thesis develops and applies a theoretical framework to understand Al Qaeda’s ideology. A concept of ideology comprising a number of political myths, shaped through rhetoric is the central feature of this research. The ...
  • Al Qaida’s persuasive devices in the digital world 

    Bachmann, Michael; Wright, Julia E. (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2015-05-25) - Journal article
    The study examines the application of the post-World War II U.S. Armed Forces propaganda analysis methods as a valid framework for the analysis of modern extremist social media. Using Jihadist and Islamic extremist, Al ...
  • Al-Maqalat al Jawhariyya `ala al-Maqamat al-Haririyya 

    Ibrahim, Ismail bin Haji (1975) - Thesis
    The Thesis presents a critical edition of the first volume of Khayr al-Din ibn Taj al-Din Ilyas al-Madani’s al-Maqalat al-Jawhariyya `ala al-Maqamat al-Haririyya, accompanied by an introduction dealing briefly with the ...
  • Al-Qaeda and the rise of ISIS 

    Holbrook, Donald (2015-04) - Journal article
    Ayman al-Zawahiri and his allies have focused on the excessive violence perpetrated by ISIS, and sought to present al-Qaeda as a more moderate alternative.
  • Al-Qaeda in Gaza: isolating “the base” 

    Marshall, Warren (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2010-11-30) - Journal article
    In 1996, Osama bin Laden declared jihad against the American forces occupying Saudi Arabia, calling for Muslims to expel the infidels from the “land of the two holy places.” The first sacred ground mentioned in this ...
  • Alcohol use among very early adolescents in Vietnam : What difference does parental migration make? 

    Graham, Elspeth; Jordan, Lucy Porter; Vinh, Nguyen Duc (2013-12) - Journal article
    Little is known about the patterns of alcohol use among adolescents and the transmission of alcohol use behaviors from parents to children, including the passage into responsible and problem drinking, in the developing ...
  • ALDH2 mediates 5-nitrofuran activity in multiple species 

    Zhou, Linna; Ishizaki, Hironori; Spitzer, Michaela; Taylor, Kerrie; Temperley, Nicholas; Johnson, Stephen; Brear, Paul; Gautier, Philippe; Zeng, Zhiqiang; Mitchell, Amy; Narayan, Vikram; McNeil, Ewan; Melton, David; Smith, Terry K; Tyers, Mike; Westwood, Nicholas James; Patton, Elizabeth (2012-07-27) - Journal article
    Understanding how drugs work in vivo is critical for drug design and for maximizing the potential of currently available drugs. 5-nitrofurans are a class of pro-drugs widely used to treat bacterial and trypanosome infections, ...
  • Alexander Dalrymple (1737-1808), hydrographer to the East India Company and the Admiralty, as publisher: a catalogue of books and charts 

    Cook, Andrew Stanley (University of St Andrews, 1993) - Thesis
    This is a study of the publications and publishing practices of Alexander Dalrymple (1737-1808). Dalrymple was cumulatively a private publisher of nautical charts and plans (from 1767), the ''examiner of ships' journals'' ...
  • The Alexander romance and the rise of the Ottoman Empire 

    Kastritsis, Dimitris (Ergon, 2016-04-21) - Book item
  • Alexander the Great. The risks of power. Philosophical texts and rehetoriques 

    Lester-Pearson, Miles (2014-04) - Journal item
  • Alfven wave phase-mixing and damping in the ion cyclotron range of frequencies 

    Threlfall, J.; McClements, K. G.; De Moortel, I. (2011-01) - Journal article
    Aims. We determine the effect of the Hall term in the generalised Ohm's law on the damping and phase mixing of Alfven waves in the ion cyclotron range of frequencies in uniform and non-uniform equilibrium plasmas. Methods. ...
  • Alfvén wave boundary condition for responsive magnetosphere- ionosphere coupling 

    Wright, A.N.; Russell, A.J.B. (2014-05-01) - Journal article
    The solution of electric fields and currents in a height-resolved ionosphere is traditionally solved as an elliptic equation with Dirichlet or Neumann boundary condition in which the magnetosphere is represented as an ...