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The CLICK -on Kaduna Programme: A Critical Evaluation of the Role of Digital Skills Acquisitions in Human Capital Development & Income Creation in Nigeria. (2024)
Thesis
Abdulrahman, A. (2024). The CLICK -on Kaduna Programme: A Critical Evaluation of the Role of Digital Skills Acquisitions in Human Capital Development & Income Creation in Nigeria. (Thesis). University of Salford

This study delves into a crucial issue in Northern Nigeria, focusing on the challenges of unemployment and the dearth of skilled labour, particularly among youth and women. The research evaluates the efficacy of the Click-On Kaduna Programme (COKP),... Read More about The CLICK -on Kaduna Programme: A Critical Evaluation of the Role of Digital Skills Acquisitions in Human Capital Development & Income Creation in Nigeria..

The Lived Experience of the Student Therapeutic Radiographer when caring for patients with cancer in the clinical placement setting: An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis (2024)
Thesis
Porritt, B. (2024). The Lived Experience of the Student Therapeutic Radiographer when caring for patients with cancer in the clinical placement setting: An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis. (Thesis). University of Salford

Background: Therapeutic Radiographers and Therapeutic Radiography students are exposed to emotionally demanding situations in their daily care of cancer patients and their family/carers (Society of Radiographers SOR, 2016). The impact of this carin... Read More about The Lived Experience of the Student Therapeutic Radiographer when caring for patients with cancer in the clinical placement setting: An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis.

Evaluating the Impact of E-Liquids on Small Extracellular Vesicles Released from Three-Dimensional Cell Culture of Human Lung Cells (2024)
Thesis
Couchman, A. (2024). Evaluating the Impact of E-Liquids on Small Extracellular Vesicles Released from Three-Dimensional Cell Culture of Human Lung Cells. (Thesis). University of Salford

Small Extracellular Vesicles (sEVs), membrane-bound vesicles used in cellular communication can be used as a source of biomarkers for lung damage and disease, to minimise need for invasive test procedures. E-cigarette use has grown in recent years, b... Read More about Evaluating the Impact of E-Liquids on Small Extracellular Vesicles Released from Three-Dimensional Cell Culture of Human Lung Cells.

Evaluation of a novel device to assess combined knee flexion and hip extension, and hip flexion force production capability (2024)
Thesis
Calderbank, J. (2024). Evaluation of a novel device to assess combined knee flexion and hip extension, and hip flexion force production capability. (Thesis). University of Salford

Background: The late flight phase (FP) of the sprint running action is essential to enable the ‘forward most limb’ to prepare for ground contact. Kinetic and kinematic factors during the FP show association to sprinting speed. While isometric assessm... Read More about Evaluation of a novel device to assess combined knee flexion and hip extension, and hip flexion force production capability.

Immersive New Media And Abuse: Should There Be Regulations For How Interpersonal Abuse Is Broadcasted In Online Media? (2024)
Thesis
PYKE, L. (2024). Immersive New Media And Abuse: Should There Be Regulations For How Interpersonal Abuse Is Broadcasted In Online Media?. (Thesis). University of Salford

Media effect theorists have debated the extent to which media has influence over its audience with some believing that ‘heavy viewing’ may increase vulnerability, resulting in broadcasters introducing guidelines to reduce potential harm. These modera... Read More about Immersive New Media And Abuse: Should There Be Regulations For How Interpersonal Abuse Is Broadcasted In Online Media?.

Framework for Implementing Risk-Sensitive Urban Development (2024)
Thesis
Roslan, A. F. Framework for Implementing Risk-Sensitive Urban Development. (Thesis). University of Salford

Risk-sensitive urban development is an innovative approach that can help cities reduce risk by mainstreaming climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) strategies into urban development. However, the potential for such an appro... Read More about Framework for Implementing Risk-Sensitive Urban Development.

The Role Of Harmony In The Construction Of A Machine Aesthetic In Electronic Dance Music (2024)
Thesis
Harding, R. (2024). The Role Of Harmony In The Construction Of A Machine Aesthetic In Electronic Dance Music. (Thesis). University of Salford

This thesis represents the first extended study of harmonic practices and their significance in electronic dance music. Focusing on analysis of recordings from the 1970s–1990s, it identifies three distinctive harmonic practices which help to define w... Read More about The Role Of Harmony In The Construction Of A Machine Aesthetic In Electronic Dance Music.

Playful Science Engagement and Interactive Interpretation Prototyping: An Exploratory Study for the Science and Industry Museum (2024)
Thesis
Buckingham, C. (2024). Playful Science Engagement and Interactive Interpretation Prototyping: An Exploratory Study for the Science and Industry Museum. (Thesis). University of Salford

Facilitating playful, informal learning about scientific subjects is both a rising and challenging area of research. Science museum settings offer an interesting opportunity to study this topic through the perspective of visitor engagement with STEM... Read More about Playful Science Engagement and Interactive Interpretation Prototyping: An Exploratory Study for the Science and Industry Museum.

"Waiting for Robbins” Modernist Architecture as a Representation of Transitional Education at the Royal Technical College, Salford, 1961-1964. (2024)
Thesis
Hadfield, S. (2024). "Waiting for Robbins” Modernist Architecture as a Representation of Transitional Education at the Royal Technical College, Salford, 1961-1964. (Thesis). University of Salford

Was the University of Salford a ‘new university’? Both technically and legally, Salford became a new university via Royal Charter on 4 April 1967. However, the University’s history can be traced back to its foundations in 1892. The Vice Chancellor, W... Read More about "Waiting for Robbins” Modernist Architecture as a Representation of Transitional Education at the Royal Technical College, Salford, 1961-1964..

Online Cause Related Marketing: The Impact of Brand Experience on consumer’s brand credibility perceptions, and the Moderating Influence of Consumer Cause Involvement in the UK retail sector. (2024)
Thesis
Garrick, J. (2024). Online Cause Related Marketing: The Impact of Brand Experience on consumer’s brand credibility perceptions, and the Moderating Influence of Consumer Cause Involvement in the UK retail sector. (Thesis). University of Salford

Cause relate marketing (CRM) is one of the several forms of corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives in which brands link the sale of products, and services to the support for a cause or charity (NGO). Online CRM is a strategic and tactica... Read More about Online Cause Related Marketing: The Impact of Brand Experience on consumer’s brand credibility perceptions, and the Moderating Influence of Consumer Cause Involvement in the UK retail sector..

Development of an Industrial Test Platform for Foot Health Device and Footwear Testing (2024)
Thesis
Shahid, Z. (2024). Development of an Industrial Test Platform for Foot Health Device and Footwear Testing. (Thesis). The University of Salford

The current development pathway for medical and non-medical foot health devices faces challenges. Specifically, medical devices often proceed to clinical testing with limited functional testing which can result in spiralling costs and ineffective p... Read More about Development of an Industrial Test Platform for Foot Health Device and Footwear Testing.

Improving the after care for deceased organ donor families and friends, an online peer to peer support network (2024)
Thesis
Ditchfield, A. (2024). Improving the after care for deceased organ donor families and friends, an online peer to peer support network. (Thesis). University of Salford

The thesis explores the use of social media to support bereavement aftercare for families/friends of organ donors following the death of their relative. Existing research appraising the aftercare of families/friends post-deceased donation is limited.... Read More about Improving the after care for deceased organ donor families and friends, an online peer to peer support network.

Aeroacoustics of In-Flight Propeller-Wing in Pusher Configuration (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Akiwate, D. C., Paruchuri, C. C., Joseph, P., Parry, A. B., Angland, D., & Jung, R. (2024). Aeroacoustics of In-Flight Propeller-Wing in Pusher Configuration. . https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2024-3261

In this study, we investigate the noise produced by a propeller installed in a pusher configuration in close proximity to a wing. Experiments are conducted in a state-of-the-art anechoic wind tunnel to observe the impact of both static and in-flight... Read More about Aeroacoustics of In-Flight Propeller-Wing in Pusher Configuration.

Aerodynamics and Acoustics of Asymmetric Propellers With Uneven Blade Spacing (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Usov, D., Koning, D., Chronis, T., Filippone, A., Akiwate, D., & Torija Martinez, A. J. (2024). Aerodynamics and Acoustics of Asymmetric Propellers With Uneven Blade Spacing. . https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2024-3265

The presented work aims to establish whether asymmetric propellers with uneven blade spacing offer any acoustic benefits over a conventional propeller with identical blade geometry. An experimental investigation was conducted to measure static thrust... Read More about Aerodynamics and Acoustics of Asymmetric Propellers With Uneven Blade Spacing.

Acoustic and Psychoacoustic Characterisation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems as a Function of Vehicle Mass and Flight Procedure (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Torija Martinez, A. J., Ramos-Romero, C. A., & Green, N. (2024). Acoustic and Psychoacoustic Characterisation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems as a Function of Vehicle Mass and Flight Procedure. . https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2024-3235

Previous studies have found the noise emission of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) highly dependent on the vehicle mass and flight procedure. These changes in noise emission, as well as the position of the UAS relative to the receiver, have led to cha... Read More about Acoustic and Psychoacoustic Characterisation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems as a Function of Vehicle Mass and Flight Procedure.