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  • Beaked whales 

    Madsen, Peter; Aguilar de Soto, Natacha; Tyack, Peter Lloyd; Johnson, Mark (2014-08-18) - Journal article
  • Beaked whales respond to simulated and actual navy sonar 

    Tyack, Peter L.; Zimmer, Walter M. X.; Moretti, David; Southall, Brandon L.; Claridge, Diane E.; Durban, John W.; Clark, Christopher W.; D'Amico, Angela; DiMarzio, Nancy; Jarvis, Susan; McCarthy, Elena; Morrissey, Ronald; Ward, Jessica; Boyd, Ian L. (2011-03-14) - Journal article
    Beaked whales have mass stranded during some naval sonar exercises, but the cause is unknown. They are difficult to sight but can reliably be detected by listening for echolocation clicks produced during deep foraging ...
  • Beating the Stoner criterion using molecular interfaces 

    Al Ma'Mari, F.; Moorsom, T.; Teobaldi, G.; Deacon, W.; Prokscha, T.; Luetkens, H.; Lee, Stephen Leslie; Sterbinsky, G.E.; Arena, D.A.; Maclaren, D.A.; Flokstra, Machiel Geert; Ali, M.; Wheeler, M.C.; Burnell, G.; Hickey, B.J.; Cespedes, O. (2015-08-06) - Journal article
    Only three elements are ferromagnetic at room temperature: the transition metals iron, cobalt and nickel. The Stoner criterion explains why iron is ferromagnetic but manganese, for example, is not, even though both elements ...
  • Becoming a Lean University: the case of the University of St Andrews 

    Robinson, Mark; Yorkstone, Steve (Raabe Verlag, 2014) - Book item
    This article looks at how “lean” can be successfully introduced into a higher education setting by discussing what has become known as ‘The St Andrews Model’. The article demonstrates that “lean” can be adapted to suit the ...
  • Becoming Bertha : Virtual difference and repetition in postcolonial 'writing back', a Deleuzian reading of Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea 

    Burns, Lorna Margaret (2010-03) - Journal article
    Critical responses to Wide Sargasso Sea have seized upon Rhys's novel as an exemplary model of writing back. Looking beyond the actual repetitions which recall Brontë’s text, I explore Rhys's novel as an expression of ...
  • Becoming Lean pocket guide 

    Lean Team (University of St Andrews, 2015-01) - Book
    This pocket guide aims to give an overview of what Lean is on a conceptual level, explain how Lean fits into the Higher Education setting, detail how Lean is being applied in the University, and give ideas about how Lean ...
  • Becoming similar : knowledge, sociality and the aesthetics of relatedness amongst the Nivacle of the Paraguayan Chaco 

    Grant, Suzanne (2006) - Thesis
    This thesis is an exploration of the concepts of knowledge, sociality and relatedness amongst the Nivacle indigenous people of the Paraguayan Chaco, concentrating particularly on the community of Jotoicha in the Mennonite ...
  • Becoming sovereign in post-Soviet Central Asia : 'discursive encounters' between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan 

    Suyarkulova, Mohira (University of St Andrews, 2011-11) - Thesis
    In 1991 republics of Soviet Central Asia were reluctantly ‘launched’ into independence. The central puzzle of this dissertation is: “How has sovereign statehood been ‘constructed’ in the post-independence period in the ...
  • Becoming the “Greenest Government ever” : sustainable development in government : reporting period 2006 - 2009 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2010-07) - Report
    The fifth of the Sustainable Development Commission's annual watchdog reports which scrutinise Government's progress towards more sustainable operations. It finds that the savings made to date are only the tip of the ...
  • Bedload transport, vertical exchange and sediment storage in two Scottish Highland gravel bed streams 

    Drew, Ian B. (University of St Andrews, 1993) - Thesis
    High recovery magnetic tracing techniques have been utilised to record the 3- dimensional downstream transport of individual clasts within two Scottish Highland gravel-bed streams over a period of 16 months. The results ...
  • Before the first supernova : combined effects of H II regions and winds on molecular clouds 

    Dale, J.E.; Ngoumou, J.; Ercolano, B.; Bonnell, I.A. (2014-07-21) - Journal article
    We model the combined effects of photoionization and momentum-driven winds from O-stars on molecular clouds spanning a parameter space of initial conditions. The dynamical effects of the winds are very modest. However, in ...
  • Before The Sheik : Rudolph Valentino and sexual melancholia 

    Girelli, Elisabetta (2015-11-07) - Journal article
    Once he was cast as the powerful, yet sexually-on-display Ahmed Ben Hassan in The Sheik (George Melford, 1921), Rudolph Valentino rose to super-stardom, the bearer of a conflicted image defined by a fragmented patriarchal ...
  • Begging, stealing, and offering : food transfer in nonhuman primates 

    Brown, Gillian Ruth; Almond, REA; van Bergen, Y (2004-12) - Journal article
  • Beginning all over again : a metaxological natural theology of the arts 

    Brewer, Christopher R. (University of St Andrews, 2015-11-30) - Thesis
    Following Russell Re Manning, I acknowledge the diversity and persistence of natural theology. Going further than Re Manning, however, I propose a 5-type taxonomy stretching from natural theology as natural religion to ...
  • Behavioral evidence of thermal stress from overheating in UK breeding gray seals 

    Twiss, S D; Wright, N C; Dunstone, N; Redman, P; Moss, S; Pomeroy, P P (2002-04) - Journal article
    Gray seals (Halichoerus grypus) in the UK exhibit clear preferences for pupping close to pools of water on inland breeding sites. The reasons for this are unclear as seals are thought to derive all their water requirements ...
  • Behavioral observation of xenopus tadpole swimming for neuroscience labs 

    Li, Wenchang; Wagner, Monica Anne; Porter, Nicola Jean (2014) - Journal article
    Neuroscience labs benefit from reliable, easily - monitored neural responses mediated by well - studied neural pathways . Xenopus laevis tadpoles have been used as a simple vertebrate model preparation in motor control ...
  • Behaviour and burnout in medical students 

    Cecil, Joanne Elizabeth; McHale, Calum Thomas; Hart, Jo; Laidlaw, Anita Helen (2014-08-25) - Journal article
    Background: Burnout is prevalent in doctors and can impact on job dissatisfaction and patient care. In medical students, burnout is associated with poorer self-rated health; however, it is unclear what factors influence ...
  • The behaviour and ecology of domestic cats (Felis catus L.) 

    Panaman, Roger (University of St Andrews, 1984) - Thesis
    This thesis is a reconnaissance of the behavioural ecology of domestic cats. The principal subjects were two groups of farm cats. There was also a group of captive cats and a house cat. The study differs from all previous ...
  • Behavioural adjustment in response to increased predation risk : a study in three duck species 

    Zimmer, Cedric; Boos, Mathieu; Bertrand, Frederic; Robin, Jean-Patrice; Petit, Odile (2011-04-20) - Journal article
    Predation directly triggers behavioural decisions designed to increase immediate survival. However, these behavioural modifications can have long term costs. There is therefore a trade-off between antipredator behaviours ...
  • A behavioural analysis of "choking" in self-paced skills 

    Jackson, Robin C. (University of St Andrews, 1998) - Thesis
    This thesis is about "choking" in self-paced skills. Choking refers to ''the occurrence of inferior performance despite striving and incentives for superior performance" (Baumeister and Steinhilber, 1986, p. 361). ...