Search results

Sort by:
Most recent
Relevance
Items per page
10
25
50

Robotic or rebellious? Backbench behaviour in the 2001 parliament

Professor Philip Cowley | Political Science and International Relations | 01 September 2003

The overall aim of this research project is to monitor, report and analyse the way british mps vote in the 2001 parliament. Knowing about mps behaviour informs our understanding of the political parties themselves, the practice of representation in t ...

News media depiction of a level and gcse results in 2003

Professor Roger Murphy | Education | 01 August 2003

The purpose of this research project is to conduct an analysis of local and national print and broadcast media coverage of the publication of a level and gcse examination results in august 2003. The research will accumulate a new body of research dat ...

Caught between science and society: foot and mouth disease

Professor Brigitte Nerlich | Sociology | 03 March 2003

Following the foot and mouth disease epidemic of 2001 in the uk, this project will address the need for a greater understanding of the social and cultural foundations of the plurality of public knowledge and apprehensions. The project is based on a c ...

Risk measurement in financial institutions

Professor Kevin Dowd | Management & Business Studies | 01 February 2003

Risk forecasting is a rapidly developing area, and represents a major step beyond traditional forecasting models that merely forecast the expected values of random variables. Risk forecasting models are widely used by financial institutions, where th ...

Visual strategies used for collision detection in driving

Dr Editha Van Loon | Psychology | 01 December 2002

A crucial aspect of the prevention of road accidents involves the avoidance of collisions with approaching traffic from side roads. This requires early detection of moving objects in the periphery and an estimation of the potential time-to-collision ...

The impact of genomics on innovation in the pharmaceutical industry

Professor Paul Martin | Interdisciplinary Studies | 14 October 2002

This project examines how the recent developments of gene sequencing and related technology (genomics) has influenced the drug discovery and development process within the pharmaceutical industry and the competitiveness of the uk biotechnology sector ...

Dependency, responsibility and rights

Professor Hartley Dean | Social Policy | 01 September 2002

An investigation, focused on benefits provision for working aged people and social care provision for elderly and disabled people, to explore the extent to which the emerging discourse of human rights may result in changed understandings of social ri ...

The market for migrant domestic & sex workers

Professor Julia O'connell Davidson | Sociology | 01 August 2002

Paid domestic work in private households and commercial sex have much in common. Both are largely unregulated, highly gendered and racialised spheres of economic activity, often offering extremely poor working conditions. Both represent a means to bu ...

back to top

Sort by:
Most recent
Relevance
Items per page
10
25
50