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    • Simulating cetacean responses to sonar exposure within a Bayesian hierarchical modelling framework : technical report 

      Bouchet, Phil; Harris, Catriona M; Thomas, Len (University of St Andrews, 2020-04-21) - Report
      In this report, we present a framework for simulating responses of cetaceans to various military sonar exposure contexts using Bayesian hierarchical modelling. This work was motivated by the need to assess the utility of ...
    • C. S. Lewis and the neurotic imagination : a Horneyan analysis 

      Vaughan, Simon (University of St Andrews, 2020-06) - Thesis
      Standard accounts of C. S. Lewis’s life and work have typically struggled to explain the complexity of the data and its apparent contradictions, and reduce his conversion to an inscrutable metaphysical event of unquestioned ...
    • ‘This distressing malady’ : childbirth and mental illness in Scotland 1820 – 1930 

      Campbell, Morag Allan (University of St Andrews, 2020-06-25) - Thesis
      My thesis explores the experiences of women who suffered from mental disorder related to childbirth and pregnancy, looking in particular at Dundee, Fife and Forfarshire in the north-east of Scotland, during the period 1820 ...
    • Energetics of moulting in phocid seals 

      Paterson, William David (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-26) - Thesis
      The moult in phocid seals is a distinct period when behavioural and physiological changes occur. During this key stage in the annual life cycle animals elevate skin temperature to facilitate proliferation of hair ...
    • Humpback whales in Brazil : distribution, abundance and human impacts 

      Bortolotto, Guilherme Augusto (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - Thesis
      The humpback whale population breeding in Brazilian waters has greatly increased, after near extinction due to whaling in the twentieth century. Today, these animals are under pressure from human activities in the area. ...