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  • Capture-recapture abundance estimation using a semi-complete data likelihood approach 

    King, Ruth; T. McClintock, Brett; Kidney, Darren; Borchers, David (2016-03) - Journal article
    Capture-recapture data are often collected when abundance estimation is of interest. In the presence of unobserved individual heterogeneity, specified on a continuous scale for the capture probabilities, the likelihood is ...
  • Capturing the cloud of diversity reveals complexity and heterogeneity of MRSA carriage, infection and transmission 

    Paterson, Gavin K; Harrison, Ewan M; Murray, Gemma G R; Welch, John J; Warland, James H; Holden, Matthew T G; Morgan, Fiona J E; Ba, Xiaoliang; Koop, Gerrit; Harris, Simon R; Maskell, Duncan J; Peacock, Sharon J; Herrtage, Michael E; Parkhill, Julian; Holmes, Mark A (2015-03-27) - Journal article
    Genome sequencing is revolutionizing clinical microbiology and our understanding of infectious diseases. Previous studies have largely relied on the sequencing of a single isolate from each individual. However, it is not ...
  • Carbon accounting : too little too late? 

    Jackson, Rachel (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2009-03-19) - Working or discussion paper
    Discusses the radical changes needed to sustain corporate activity while reducing our impact on the changing climate, addressing the needs of a demanding society and reflecting global movements towards greater accountability ...
  • Carbon and the commons in the Zambezi teak (Baikiaea plurijuga, Harms) forests of western Zambia : sustainable forest management for commodity and community 

    Musgrave, Michael K. (University of St Andrews, 2014-12-01) - Thesis
    This study attempted a holistic synthesis of the problems of Sustainable Development (SD) and Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) in the dry deciduous forests of south western Zambia. There are scale-based implications ...
  • Carbon emissions from schools : where they arise and how to reduce them 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2008-07-15) - Report
    The Sustainable Development Commission has worked with the Department for Education to understand the carbon emissions associated with the English schools estate. This analysis looks at schools’ current contribution to ...
  • The carbon jigsaw 

    Association of Chartered Certified Accountants; Forum for the Future; Baker and McKenzie; KPMG; Deloitte (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2011-03-14) - Working or discussion paper
    A volume of seven papers designed to help readers understand how the carbon crisis will affect businesses. Each paper addresses a key issue in the field of climate change and the low-carbon economy.
  • Carbon monoxide hydrogenation using ruthenium catalysts 

    Blank, Jan Hendrik (University of St Andrews, 2012-11-30) - Thesis
  • Carbon taxation and corporate behaviour 

    Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2012-05-31) - Report
    This report summarises the breakfast briefing held by ACCA on 23 February 2012. The session looked at the role of carbon taxation in mitigating climate change and its value when compared with other market mechanisms.
  • The carbon we're not counting : accounting for Scope 3 carbon emissions 

    Knight, Alan; Jackson, Rachel (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2011-04-01) - Report
    This report highlights that businesses can’t evaluate the nature, extent and value of greenhouse gas emission-associated risks and opportunities until high-quality information is available. And this means an investment in ...
  • Cardiac myoglobin deficit has evolved repeatedly in teleost fishes 

    Macqueen, Daniel J.; Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, Daniel; Johnston, Ian Alistair (2014-06-11) - Journal article
    Myoglobin (Mb) is the classic vertebrate oxygen-binding protein present in aerobic striated muscles. It functions principally in oxygen delivery and provides muscle with its characteristic red colour. Members of the Antarctic ...
  • Cardiometabolic effects of genetic upregulation of the interleukin 1 receptor antagonist : a Mendelian randomisation analysis 

    Freitag, D.; Butterworth, A.S.; Willeit, P.; Howson, J.M.M.; Burgess, S.; Kaptoge, S.; Young, R.; Ho, W.K.; Wood, A.M.; Sweeting, M.; Spackman, S.; Staley, J.R.; Ramond, A.; Harshfield, E.; Nielsen, S.F.; Grande, P.; Lange, L.A.; Bown, M.J.; Jones, G.T.; Scott, R.A.; Bevan, S.; Porcu, E.; Thorleifsson, G.; Zeng, L.; Kessler, T.; Nikpay, M.; Do, R.; Zhang, W.; Hopewell, J.C.; Kleber, M.; Delgado, G.E.; Nelson, C.P.; Goel, A.; Bis, J.C.; Dehghan, A.; Ligthart, S.; Smith, A.V.; Qu, L.; van 't Hof, F.N.G.; de Bakker, P.I.W.; Baas, A.F.; van Rij, A.; Tromp, G.; Kuivaniemi, H.; Ritchie, M.D.; Verma, S.S.; Crawford, D.C.; Malinowski, J.; de Andrade, M.; Kullo, I.J.; Peissig, P.L.; McCarty, C.A.; Böttinger, E.P.; Gottesman, O.; Crosslin, D.R.; Carrell, D.S.; Rasmussen-Torvik, L.J.; Pacheco, J.A.; Huang, J.; Timpson, N.J.; Kettunen, J.; Ala-Korpela, M.; Mitchell, G.F.; Parsa, A.; Wilkinson, I.B.; Gorski, M.; Li, Y.; Franceschini, N.; Keller, M.F.; Ganesh, S.K.; Langefeld, C.D.; Bruijn, L.; Brown, M.A.; Evans, D.M.; Baltic, S.; Ferreira, M.A.; Baurecht, H.; Weidinger, S.; Franke, A.; Lubitz, S.A.; Müller-Nurasyid, M.; Felix, J.F.; Smith, N.L.; Sudman, M.; Thompson, S.D.; Zeggini, E.; Panoutsopoulou, K.; Nalls, M.A.; Singleton, A.; Polychronakos, C.; Bradfield, J.P.; Hakonarson, H.; Easton, D.F.; Thompson, D.; Tomlinson, I.P.; Dunlop, M.; Hemminki, K.; Morgan, G.; Eisen, T.; Goldschmidt, H.; Allan, J.M.; Henrion, M.; Whiffin, N.; Wang, Y.; Chubb, D.; Iles, M.M.; Bishop, D.T.; Law, M.H.; Hayward, N.K.; Luo, Y.; Nejentsev, S.; Barbalic, M.; Crossman, D.; Sanna, S.; Soranzo, N.; Markus, H.S.; Wareham, N.J.; Rader, D.J.; Reilly, M.; Assimes, T.; Harris, T.B.; Hofman, A.; Franco, O.H.; Gudnason, V.; Tracy, R.; Psaty, B.M.; Farrall, M.; Watkins, H.; Hall, A.S.; Samani, N.J.; März, W.; Clarke, R.; Collins, R.; Kooner, J.S.; Chambers, J.C.; Kathiresan, S.; McPherson, R.; Erdmann, J.; Kastrati, A.; Schunkert, H.; Stefánsson, K.; Thorsteinsdottir, U.; Walston, J.D.; Tybjærg-Hansen, A.; Alam, D.S.; Al Shafi Majumder, A.; Angelantonio, E.D.; Chowdhury, R.; Nordestgaard, B.G.; Saleheen, D.; Thompson, S.G.; Danesh, J.; Houlston, R.S. (2015-04-01) - Journal article
    To investigate potential cardiovascular and other effects of long-term pharmacological interleukin 1 (IL-1) inhibition, we studied genetic variants that produce inhibition of IL-1, a master regulator of inflammation. ...
  • Carl Friedrich Geiser and Ferdinand Rudio : the men behind the first International Congress of Mathematicians 

    Eminger, Stefanie Ursula (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-26) - Thesis
    The first International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) was held in Zurich in 1897, setting the standards for all future ICMs. Whilst giving an overview of the congress itself, this thesis focuses on the Swiss organisers, ...
  • Carmen universitatis : a theological study of music and measure 

    Guthrie, Steven R. (University of St Andrews, 2000) - Thesis
    In every era and every culture, human beings have made music. Moreover, in most cultures---certainly through most of Christian history-music has played an important role in worship and religious ritual. But why should music ...
  • Carnap's conventionalism : logic, science, and tolerance 

    Friedman-Biglin, Noah (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-26) - Thesis
    In broadest terms, this thesis is concerned to answer the question of whether the view that arithmetic is analytic can be maintained consistently. Lest there be much suspense, I will conclude that it can. Those who ...
  • Carrier-density control of the SrTiO3 (001) surface 2DEG studied by ARPES 

    McKeown Walker, Siobhan Ellen; Bruno, Flavio Y; Wang, Zhiming; de la Torre, Alberto; Riccó, Sara; Tamai, Anna; Kim, Timur; Hoesch, Moritz; Shi, Ming; Bahramy, Mohammed Saeed; King, Phil; Baumberger, Felix (2015) - Journal article
    The origin of the 2D electron gas (2DEG)stabilized at the bare surface of SrTiO3 (001) is investigated. Using high-resolution angle-resolved photoemission and core-level spectroscopy, it is shown conclusively that this ...
  • Carving wood and creating shamans : an ethnographic account of visual capacity among the Kuna of Panamá 

    Fortis, Paolo (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-25) - Thesis
    This thesis is an ethnographic account of the carving of wooden ritual statues and of the shamanic figure of the seer among the Kuna of the San Blas archipelago of Panamá. Through a study of the production of wooden ritual ...
  • Cas6 specificity and CRISPR RNA loading in a complex CRISPR-Cas system 

    Sokolowski, Richard David; Graham, Shirley; White, Malcolm F (2014-06-02) - Journal article
    CRISPR-Cas is an adaptive prokaryotic immune system, providing protection against viruses and other mobile genetic elements. In type I and type III CRISPR-Cas systems, CRISPR RNA (crRNA) is generated by cleavage of a primary ...
  • Cascaded modulator architecture for WDM applications 

    Debnath, Kapil; O'Faolain, Liam; Gardes, Frederic Y.; Steffan, Andreas G.; Reed, Graham T.; Krauss, Thomas F. (2012-12-03) - Journal article
    Integration density, channel scalability, low switching energy and low insertion loss are the major prerequisites for on-chip WDM systems. A number of device geometries have already been demonstrated that fulfill these ...
  • The case for e-book literacy: undergraduate students’ experience with e-books for course work 

    Muir, Laura; Hawes, Graeme (Elsevier, 2013-05-03) - Journal article
    This paper investigates how electronic books (e-books) are used for scholarly activity. It focuses on the end-users of e-books in a case study which aimed to establish how scholars use and learn from e-books and the ...
  • A case of framing effects : the elicitation of time preferences 

    Manzini, Paola; Mariotti, Marco (University of St Andrews, 2014-07-21) - Working or discussion paper
    We compare three methods for the elicitation of time preferences in an experimental setting: the Becker-DeGroot-Marschak procedure (BDM); the second price auction; and the multiple price list format. The first two methods ...