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Funding and Finance
Overview of funding and financing an alternative media project in the UK and Europe
Sustainable Tourism : Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences
Ant semiochemicals limit apterous aphid dispersal
Some organisms can manipulate the nervous systems of others or alter their physiology in order to obtain benefit. Ants are known to limit alate aphid dispersal by physically removing wings and also through chemical ...
Inhibition of cellular proliferation by the genistein metabolite 5,7,3',4'-tetrahydroxyisoflavone is mediated by DNA damage and activation of the ATR signalling pathway
The cellular actions of genistein, and its in vivo metabolites, are believed to mediate the decreased risk of breast cancer associated with high soy consumption. The genistein metabolite, 5,7,3',4'-tetrahydroxyisoflavone ...
Pharmacological Analysis of Cannabinoid Receptor Activity in Isolated Nerve-Smooth Muscle and Epithelial Preparations
This study was directed at characterising the cannabinoid receptor activity modulating the electrical field stimulation (EFS) evoked contractions of the rat isolated ileum myenteric plexus longitudinal muscle (MPLM) ...
The Development and Application of Computer-Adaptive Testing in a Higher Education Environment
The research reported in this thesis investigated issues relating to the use of computer-assisted assessment in Higher Education through the design, implementation and evaluation of a computer-adaptive test (CAT) for the ...
A consideration of the implications in the case of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club v Neil Hargreaves.
The relationship between television advertising, children's viewing and their requests to Father Christmas
Objective: Children's letters to Father Christmas provide an opportunity to use naturalistic methods to investigate the influence of television advertising. Methods: This study investigates the number of toy requests in ...
Poor social comparison and the tendency to submissive behavior in anorexia nervosa
Objective: The aim of this study was to confirm an association between low social rank (SR) and anorexia nervosa (AN), and to test the hypotheses that low SR is (a) present after recovery from the illness, (b) mediates an ...
Osteoporosis : A teenage perspective
Objectives: To assess the knowledge and health beliefs, on osteoporosis, of 16-18 year olds in full-time education in the UK. This is believed to be an age where peak bone mass, a significant factor in osteoporosis and ...