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CONNECTIONS: Communication in Ancient Egypt
This poster displays the results of the 'CONNECTIONS:Communication in Ancient Egypt' exhibition organised from January to June 2012. The project involved 12 students, staff members and alumni from Egyptology at the University of Birmingham coming together to create a ground breaking exhibition about...
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Author : Graves, Carl
Date : June 2013
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013 , 12th June 2013, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013
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Collaboration between local governments in Thailand: lessons from the United Kingdom
There been much interest in the collaboration between local governments in Thailand and indeed in the international context for decades. In Thailand, since there are a large number of small local governments, i.e. 5,693 units with population in many units is less than 5,000, which seem to lack capac...
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Author : Chamchong, Pobsook
Date : June 2013
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013 , 12th June 2013, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013
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Connect and connectivity: revealing a world of interactions
Connectivity is embedded into our modern day society. Devices rely increasingly on permanent network connections, people keep connected through social networks and technological advances allow everyday objects to become part of large networks of interconnected entities. Within these networks connect...
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Author : Hakvoort, Gido
Date : June 2013
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013 , 12th June 2013, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013
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Deputy and assistant headteachers: why headship is no longer a choice
It is an expected view that all deputy and assistant head teachers continue their journey into Headship within schools in England, with the notions of role progression, aspiration and performance development at the heart of the process, but in reality this may not the case. For reasons unknown Heads...
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Author : Buckley, Judith
Date : June 2013
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013 , 12th June 2013, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013
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How stressed do you get?: A negative personality constellation is associated with higher feelings of stress but lower blood pressure, heart rate, and hormone responses to stressful experiences
An individual’s personality is often seen to be composed of varying levels of positive and negative characteristics; these can in turn influence numerous aspects including how we respond to mental stress. Exaggerated cardiovascular reactions, namely heart rate and blood pressure responses, have been...
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Author : Bibbey, Adam
Date : June 2013
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013 , 12th June 2013, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013
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Identifying COPD in primary care: targeting patients at the highest risk
Aim: To select and internally validate candidate variables for a risk prediction algorithm to detect chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in primary care. Background: COPD is vastly under-diagnosed in primary care and a variety of case finding and screening tools have been proposed to hel...
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Author : Haroon, Shamil
Date : June 2013
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013 , 12th June 2013, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013
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Lesbian pulp fiction and community formation 1950-1969
The study of lesbian pulp fiction is an integral aspect of working against what Adrienne Rich calls ‘Compulsory Heterosexuality.’ Society has a tendency to assume an individual’s identity in heterosexual terms: assuming that a community is comprised of heteropatriarchal family structures. Using alte...
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Author : Stratton, Sarah Lou
Date : June 2013
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013 , 12th June 2013, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013
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Modeling accents for automatic speech recognition
In British English the term 'accent' refers to systematic variations in pronunciation, often associated with particular geographic regions. Accent is one of the most frequently cited causes of variability in speech. The problem of accents is becoming more important with the advancement of computeris...
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Author : Najafian, Maryam
Date : June 2013
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013 , 12th June 2013, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013
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Optimal cycling time trial position models
Introduction: The aerodynamic drag of a cyclist in time trial (TT) position is strongly influenced by the torso angle (Underwood et al. 2011). To minimize drag, cyclists lower their torso angle. Along with the drag the cyclists’ peak power output decreases. There should be a trade-off between the lo...
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Author : Fintelman, Danique
Date : June 2013
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013 , 12th June 2013, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013
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Predicting bowel cancer in chronic Ulcerative Colitis
Background: Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is an aggressive and incurable inflammatory bowel disease that affects young people typically in their teens and early twenties. The symptoms of UC include, bloody diarrhoea, incontinence and intractable fatigue that can be difficult to treat. There are almost 250...
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Author : Iqbal, Fareed
Date : June 2013
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013 , 12th June 2013, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013
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Will the sedentary smartphone owner please stand up?: Breaking bad health habits using technology
There is mounting evidence that sedentary lifestyles can seriously impact on health, contributing to obesity, cardiovascular problems and early mortality. At the same time, the increasing ownership of smartphones equipped with sensors that can accurately detect sedentary patterns presents an opportu...
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Author : Pinder, Charlie
Date : June 2013
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013 , 12th June 2013, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2013
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