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An ogsa component-based approach to middleware for statistical modelling

Professor Robert Crouchley | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | 01 October 2003

The main aim of this project was to demonstrate the effectiveness of an open grid services architecture (ogsa) component-based approach to middleware for handling one of the large-scale statistical modelling problems currently confronting e-social sc ...

Global environmental governance and local resistance

Professor Rosaleen Duffy | Political Science and International Relations | 01 October 2003

This project will examine the coherence and relevance of conceptual work on global governance through a detailed investigation of resistances to global regulation. It will use the examples of global environmental governance and the multiple responses ...

Laddishness and self-worth protection

Professor Carolyn Jackson | Education | 01 October 2003

Recent data suggest that in england girls performances at gcse surpass those of the boys, although there are variations in patterns of achievement according to curriculum area and according to social class background, race and ethnicity. Explanations ...

Organizational learning and dynamic capabilities

Professor Mark Easterby-Smith | Management & Business Studies | 01 October 2003

 the main aim of this project was to extend the concept of dynamic capabilities through the addition of recent insights from the field of organisational learning. Empirically, this involved gathering case studies from three european organisation ...

Future comforts: re-conditioning urban environments

Professor E Shove | Sociology | 01 April 2003

Vast quantities of energy are required to heat or cool buildings to provide what are now regarded as acceptable standards of thermal comfort. This project examines the link between global warming and the technologies and conventions of indoor environ ...

Reproducing the centre: performing innovation at xerox parc

Professor Lucy Suchman | Social Anthropology | 13 January 2003

The story of xerox parc has been widely told in the media, and in two popular books (fumbling the future: how xerox invented, then ignored, the first personal computer (1988), and dealers of lightening: xerox parc and the dawn of the computer age (19 ...

Contrasting aspect and tense in english and chinese: a corpus-based perspective

Professor Tony Mcenery | Linguistics (General) | 01 January 2003

Aspect is a linguistic phenomenon that is related to the temporal properties of linguistically described situations in the world and how these situations are presented. As the temporal notion denoted by aspect is essential to human languages, aspect ...

Dynamic auditory-visual spatial co-location by young infants

Professor Gavin Bremner | Psychology | 01 October 2002

This research uses habituation-recovery techniques to investigate young infants intermodal perception of moving object events. A fundamental of human perception is our ability to identify the spatial co-location of the sight and sound of an object. W ...

Esrc centre for economic and social aspects of genomics (cesagen)

Professor Ruth Chadwick | 01 October 2002

Cesagen is an interdisciplinary and inter-institutional site for fundamental and strategic research on the social, ethical and economic contexts and consequences of genomics and genetic science. A collaboration between lancaster and cardiff universit ...

Knowledge resourcing for civil contingencies

Professor Michael Dillon | Political Science and International Relations | 01 October 2002

Knowledge resourcing for civil contingencies is funded under the esrcs domestic responses to terrorist attack initiative. It examines the new security problems of knowledge-based societies and the vulnerability of their complex information and other ...

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