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An Investigation into Factors Affecting the Chilled Food Industry
(De Montfort University, 2017-01)
The Evolution of Mashup Literature: Identifying the Genre through Jane Austen’s Novels
(De Montfort University, 2017-01)
The aim of this thesis is to define, categorise, and justify the genre of mashup literature by providing a framework for understanding what mashup literature is, and analysing what it has to offer. The project seeks to ...
Discrete-Event Simulation Data Transformation: A Model-Driven Data Integration Approach
(De Montfort University, 2016-06)
Achieving a smooth production system is a complex process that requires the use of commercial discrete event simulation (DES) tools to provide a high flexibility production process, for instance the use of simulation ...
Functions of Code-switching in EFL Classrooms with Native and Non-native Speaker Teachers: A Qualitative Study in A Turkish University
(De Montfort University, 2019)
This study aimed to find out how code switching functions in EFL classes with native (NS) and non-native speaker (NNS) teachers by using classroom observation and interview methods. To reach this aim 162 B-level students ...
How a structured exercise programme involving cardio and resistance exercise affects type 2 diabetes mellitus volunteers
(De Montfort University, 2019-07)
Background T2DM is a metabolic disorder that is rapidly increasing in prevalence, it has become a 21st century epidemic and addressing this is one of the greatest global health challenges of our time. In the UK £10.3 billion ...
Unearthing the Self: Performative and Theological Explorations Towards a Discovered Identity
(De Montfort University, 2019-10)
How does one begin to understand the self? Approaching identity as a fragmented and complex form, this thesis argues that true self-knowledge is a thing to be discovered rather than created. As a route in, it offers three ...
Exploring the Concept of Clinical Instructors’ Credibility from the “Triad of Perceptions” of Nurse Lecturers, Clinical Instructors and Students at Hawler Medical University
(De Montfort University, 2020-01)
Lately, there has been increasing attention in the research studies about clinical instructors’ role, such as clinical instructors’ effectiveness, but not competence and credibility. Source Credibility Theory (Hovland, ...
Serious Games for Cyber Security - A New General Design Framework
(De Montfort University, 2021-01)
In a context where cyber strategies developed by nations across the world are looking for more innovative ways of raising the awareness of the general population, serious games appear to be a promising solution to the task. ...
The Representative Relationship of Local Government Councillors’ to the European Union
(De Montfort University, 2020-10)
The creation of a policy-making body, with legal powers to override the decisions of the member states, has profound implications for local politics. The thesis explores how a group of councillors in England have responded ...
Solving XOR and Pole-balancing problems using a multi-population NEAT
(De Montfort University, 2020-12)
This work looks at the use of multi-population utilisation for Neuroevolution in evolving controllers for the XOR and pole balancing problems. The single population is split into a number of smaller populations with a lower ...