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Steppe fires, dust storms and deposition of the light-absorbing impurities on the Tien Shan glaciers

The project aims to assess the influence of the wildfire on the development of dust storms in the steppes of Central Asia and north-western China and evaluate the combined input of the wildfire and dust storms on the deposition of the Light Absorbing Impurities (LAI) on the snowpack and glaciers in the Tien Shan Mountains. Read more

Exploring the determinants of financial capability

There has been a growing interest in the field of financial capability in recent years, as the array of financial decisions individuals are faced with have become increasingly complex. Read more

Design Apothecary of Embodied Knowledge for Inclusive Spaces

The Design Apothecary of Embodied Knowledge aims to bring together hybrid processes informed by design, movement practices and emerging technologies to examine how we can better map thinking in ways of movement in architectural design. Read more

Financialisation and corporate governance: Understanding mechanisms through evolutionary game theory

All the way back in 1988, Andrei Schleifer and Lawrence Summers posited that leveraged buyouts may result in companies being run less efficiently if buyers are able to use their newfound control to break the company’s relational contracts (e.g. Read more

Functional Data Analysis in Finance

In Functional data analysis (FDA), the variable of interest can be naturally viewed as a smooth curve or function, rather than scalars in univariate analysis or vectors in multivariate analysis. Read more

Individual resilience

This project brings together research in psychology and economics to study resilience of individuals. Research suggest that individuals adapt to positive and negative changes in circumstances (such as marriage, divorce, unemployment) but that the effect of some of these changes lasts longer than the effect of others (Clark et al. Read more

Understanding and identifying the risk of pain in people undergoing hysteroscopy procedures

Hysteroscopy procedures have traditionally been considered low-pain or 'pain free' procedures, but recent research evidence suggests that they may actually be associated with significant pain during the procedure for a large proportion of patients. Read more

A comparative study of lexical innovation in English and German

Languages use word formation and borrowing to enhance their lexicon and to adapt it to a changing world. Over time, the way in which these means are used by individual languages to add to their lexicon might change. Read more

‘New directions in French thought: Sarah Kofman, Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, Maurice Blanchot’.

Applications are invited for projects looking at the thinkers Kofman, Lacoue-Labarthe and Blanchot. It is expected that prospective applicants will design the scope of the project in collaboration with Dr. Read more

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