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Citizen Participation and Strategic Communication through Twitter: Food Waste Awareness in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2024)
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Alkorbi, N. (2024). Citizen Participation and Strategic Communication through Twitter: Food Waste Awareness in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (Thesis)

This study investigates the under-researched topic of the extent to which – and how – Twitter is used to undertake food waste awareness campaigns by food bank organisations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). It provides a better understanding of... Read More about Citizen Participation and Strategic Communication through Twitter: Food Waste Awareness in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Earnings Management, Earnings Quality, and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Panel Data Analysis (2024)
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Zulu, A. (2024). Earnings Management, Earnings Quality, and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Panel Data Analysis. (Thesis). University of Salford

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a major priority for many companies in recent years. With increased attention placed on CSR, many questions have been raised as to whether it can help mitigate earnings management. The current research... Read More about Earnings Management, Earnings Quality, and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Panel Data Analysis.

Examining Human Wild-carnivore conflicts in Kargil Trans-Himalayas, India (2024)
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Ali, I. (2024). Examining Human Wild-carnivore conflicts in Kargil Trans-Himalayas, India. (Thesis). University of Salford

The inevitable human interaction with wildlife often gives rise to human-wildlife conflicts inflicting tangible (e.g., financial, persecutions) and intangible (e.g., emotional) losses on both sides. Despite the lack of scientific records in Kargil... Read More about Examining Human Wild-carnivore conflicts in Kargil Trans-Himalayas, India.

Acoustic Characterisation and Modelling of Multi-Fibrous Nonwovens (2024)
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Sharma, N. (2024). Acoustic Characterisation and Modelling of Multi-Fibrous Nonwovens. (Thesis). University of Salford

This thesis explores the theoretical, numerical, and experimental approaches for nonwoven materials with the intent of quantifying, testing, and characterising the acoustic performance of currently available products and to guide the development of a... Read More about Acoustic Characterisation and Modelling of Multi-Fibrous Nonwovens.

Enhancing Cybersecurity: Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing for Arabic Phishing Email Detection (2024)
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Salloum, S. (2024). Enhancing Cybersecurity: Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing for Arabic Phishing Email Detection. (Thesis). University of Salford

Phishing is a significant threat to the modern world, causing considerable financial losses. Although electronic mail has shown to be a valuable asset around the world in terms of facilitating communication for all parties involved, whether huge corp... Read More about Enhancing Cybersecurity: Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing for Arabic Phishing Email Detection.

The Characteristics of an Integrated Flood Warning and Response System that can Facilitate Evidence-Based Decision-Making: A Case Study in Sri Lanka (2024)
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Samansiri, R. (2024). The Characteristics of an Integrated Flood Warning and Response System that can Facilitate Evidence-Based Decision-Making: A Case Study in Sri Lanka. (Thesis). University of Salford

Flood is a frequently occurring hazard that imposes adverse effects on a significant number of human lives and causes substantial economic damage worldwide. Flood frequency and impact have increased drastically due to climate change issues and unpla... Read More about The Characteristics of an Integrated Flood Warning and Response System that can Facilitate Evidence-Based Decision-Making: A Case Study in Sri Lanka.

Corporate Governance, Emerging Technology, and Banks' Performance In G7 Countries:Three Essays (2024)
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Al-Bakri, K. (2024). Corporate Governance, Emerging Technology, and Banks' Performance In G7 Countries:Three Essays. (Thesis). University of Salford

This thesis consists of three essays on corporate governance (CG) and performance of banks in G7 countries. The first essay empirically investigates the effect of CG practises on banks’ financial performance using Return-On-Assets, Return-On-Equity,... Read More about Corporate Governance, Emerging Technology, and Banks' Performance In G7 Countries:Three Essays.

#Feminist; An Analysis of the meaning and impact of Hashtag Feminism for Young Nigerian Women. (2024)
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Ayinde-Tukur [formerly Abubakiri], N. (2024). #Feminist; An Analysis of the meaning and impact of Hashtag Feminism for Young Nigerian Women. (Thesis). University of Salford

In recent years, the widespread use of social media, in all cultural contexts, has made them not only an instrument of entertainment, but also a way to communicate and disseminate ideas. This has become particularly important when it comes to the fem... Read More about #Feminist; An Analysis of the meaning and impact of Hashtag Feminism for Young Nigerian Women..

Towards Explainable Deep Learning Models for Fault Prediction based on IoT Sensor Data (2024)
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Mansouri, T. (2024). Towards Explainable Deep Learning Models for Fault Prediction based on IoT Sensor Data. (Thesis). University of Salford

This thesis addresses a pressing issue in the realm of IoT-based fault prediction using sensor data, focusing on the crucial yet challenging aspect of explainability within deep learning models. While deep learning has showcased remarkable advancemen... Read More about Towards Explainable Deep Learning Models for Fault Prediction based on IoT Sensor Data.

The Euphonium: A Musical Journey (2024)
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SCHWARTZ, P. (2024). The Euphonium: A Musical Journey. (Thesis). University of Salford

This Doctor of Musical Arts research portfolio explores the euphonium soloist’s status within a variety of aspects of the classical music profession. Specifically, the role of the euphonium is investigated through practical application in distinct... Read More about The Euphonium: A Musical Journey.

A novel method for boundary layer flow that uses asymptotics and the Wiener-Hopf technique (2024)
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Adamu, H. (2024). A novel method for boundary layer flow that uses asymptotics and the Wiener-Hopf technique. (Thesis). University of Salford

We consider the theory by (Chadwick, 2019) on the applications of Navier-Stokeslets (NSlets) by a Green’s integral distribution of fundamental solutions in boundary layer flow which we call BL-lets. This research investigates the application of the t... Read More about A novel method for boundary layer flow that uses asymptotics and the Wiener-Hopf technique.

The Changing Landscape of Sports Regulations: An Examination of the Impact of Regulatory Changes on Football Governance and Transfer Policies in Post-Brexit UK (2024)
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Ononye, U. P. (2024). The Changing Landscape of Sports Regulations: An Examination of the Impact of Regulatory Changes on Football Governance and Transfer Policies in Post-Brexit UK. (Thesis). University of Salford

Sports governance studies tend to focus on sports management, and such studies are widely seen to overlook the key role of regulation and law in sports governance. Jonson and Thorpe (2019, p.35) note that “what is evident from the sport management... Read More about The Changing Landscape of Sports Regulations: An Examination of the Impact of Regulatory Changes on Football Governance and Transfer Policies in Post-Brexit UK.

Investigating the Efficiency of Environmental DNA (eDNA) for Detecting Terrestrial and Semi-aquatic Mammals (2024)
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Broadhurst, H. (2024). Investigating the Efficiency of Environmental DNA (eDNA) for Detecting Terrestrial and Semi-aquatic Mammals. (Thesis). University of Salford

The global decline of terrestrial and semi-aquatic mammals creates an urgent need for accurate information on species distributions for effective conservation efforts. Environmental DNA (eDNA) has emerged as a reliable, non-invasive, and novel approa... Read More about Investigating the Efficiency of Environmental DNA (eDNA) for Detecting Terrestrial and Semi-aquatic Mammals.

Maternal Antenatal Care Access and Attendance: A Qualitative Study of Midwives’ and Pregnant Women’s Experiences in Kilifi, Kenya (2024)
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Maina, R. (2024). Maternal Antenatal Care Access and Attendance: A Qualitative Study of Midwives’ and Pregnant Women’s Experiences in Kilifi, Kenya. (Thesis). University of Salford

Background: Antenatal care (ANC) protects against maternal morbidity and mortality. Maternal mortality remains unacceptably high in sub-Saharan African communities, which is strongly linked to low antenatal clinic attendance. Despite substantial ev... Read More about Maternal Antenatal Care Access and Attendance: A Qualitative Study of Midwives’ and Pregnant Women’s Experiences in Kilifi, Kenya.

Airline Customer Experiences: A Study of Touchpoints and their Role in Shaping Purchase Intent Among Frequent Flyers on Long Haul Flights (2024)
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AlKhashti, F. (2024). Airline Customer Experiences: A Study of Touchpoints and their Role in Shaping Purchase Intent Among Frequent Flyers on Long Haul Flights. (Thesis). University of Salford

Purpose The purpose of this study has been to examine the impact of airline touchpoints on customer purchase intent, particularly for frequent flyers on long-haul flights. Specifically, it aimed to assess the complexities of customer decision-making... Read More about Airline Customer Experiences: A Study of Touchpoints and their Role in Shaping Purchase Intent Among Frequent Flyers on Long Haul Flights.

Cultivate Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methods to Measure Markers of Health and Translate to Large Scale Cohort Studies (2023)
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Fitzpatrick, J. (2023). Cultivate Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methods to Measure Markers of Health and Translate to Large Scale Cohort Studies. (Thesis). University of Salford

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is an indispensable tool in healthcare and research, with a growing demand for its services. The appeal of MRI stems from its non-ionizing radiation nature, ability to generate high-resolution images of internal organ... Read More about Cultivate Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methods to Measure Markers of Health and Translate to Large Scale Cohort Studies.

Understanding the role of Building Regulation costs in the Irish housing crisis (2023)
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Brunton, A. (2023). Understanding the role of Building Regulation costs in the Irish housing crisis. (Thesis). University of Salford

This thesis examines the proportional impact that building regulation costs have on house construction costs in Ireland and considers how they affect development viability, purchaser affordability and housing supply in the housing market. It also c... Read More about Understanding the role of Building Regulation costs in the Irish housing crisis.

Mental Health & Universal Credit - Investigating Claimant Experiences (2023)
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Pardoe, J. (2023). Mental Health & Universal Credit - Investigating Claimant Experiences. (Thesis). University of Salford

Markedly as opposed to the reassuring ‘safety net’ moniker used at its inception, state welfare in the UK has become synonymous with narratives around dependency and worklessness, with loaded political rhetoric delivering accusations of malingering a... Read More about Mental Health & Universal Credit - Investigating Claimant Experiences.

“Their Normal is Just Different to Ours”: How Does Police Occupational Culture Contribute to Their Understanding of Autism? (2023)
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Hepworth, D. (2023). “Their Normal is Just Different to Ours”: How Does Police Occupational Culture Contribute to Their Understanding of Autism?. (Thesis). University of Salford

This exploratory, qualitative PhD study aimed to explore how police occupational culture theory can be used to view police behaviours and attitudes towards autism, and how autistic individuals perceive the police following experiences as suspects. P... Read More about “Their Normal is Just Different to Ours”: How Does Police Occupational Culture Contribute to Their Understanding of Autism?.