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A gun of one´s own: gender representation in contemporary westerns
This research dissertation deals with issues of gender representation in contemporary film Westerns. The classic view of the Western as a male genre that marginalizes women has been contested in the last twenty-five years. A trend of films has challenged the idea of the feminine as inferior to the m...
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Author : Freijo, Luis
Date : 13 June 2018
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018, 13th June 2018, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018
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China and India: friends or foes?
In 1988, Sino-India security cooperation was restored after decades of deep hostility following the 1962 China-India border war. Yet, in 1998, security cooperation between the two countries came to collapse such that Indian nuclear test, Pokhran II, was specifically targeted against China. What has ...
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Author : Cervasio, Chiara
Date : 13 June 2018
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018, 13th June 2018, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018
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Conflict-related sexual violence and international law: a critical assessment of the preventing sexual violence initiative
My research addresses how the international community goes about trying to prevent conflict-related sexual violence. With much of the focus on international law, I examine the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative, put forth by the UK Government in 2012. I assess the legalistic approach to preventio...
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Author : Schenk, Kate P. R.
Date : 13 June 2018
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018, 13th June 2018, University of Birmingham .
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018
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Exercise: it is the chill pill for stress?
Mental stress often increases our blood pressure, and makes us feel anxious, stressed and unhappy. Large increases in blood pressure and psychological responses to stress can lead to cardiovascular disease and psychological disorders. Exercise is proposed to potentially reduce these blood pressure a...
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Author : Trotman, Gavin
Date : 13 June 2018
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018, 13th June 2018, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018
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From powerless to empowered: the voices of war-affected children in transitional justice
My research will ask how, and why, the meaningful participation of children in transitional justice should be facilitated in post-conflict environments. This will involve the first review of existing provision for children in transitional justice, and the bringing together of perspectives in develop...
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Author : Rodgers, Jeannette
Date : 13 June 2018
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018, 13th June 2018, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018
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How to evaluate sustainable solutions for post disaster buildings
In the world, both the ecological balance and the health of the people are endangered with the increase of environmental problems and disasters. At the bottom of the environmental problems lies the use of energy resources far from sustainability and without consideration of nature. However, the need...
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Author : Keskin, Fatma Seyma
Date : 13 June 2018
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018, 13th June 2018, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018
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Investigating the distribution of back muscle activity during a fatiguing task in people with low back pain
People with chronic low back pain (CLBP) move differently and display changes in the activity of their back muscles, which may have implications for ongoing symptoms. Utilising a novel method to measure the distribution of back muscle activity, we investigated whether people with CLBP engage differe...
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Author : Sanderson, Andy
Date : 13 June 2018
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018, 13th June 2018, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018
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Little lights in a big world: missionary children and transnational religious migration
They traversed continents, grew up bilingual, experienced family separations, were socially mobile, and crossed racial and cultural barriers; yet children of missionaries are seldom mentioned in general or religious histories. This project moves children's experience centre-stage to recover these ma...
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Author : Briscoe, Hannah
Date : 13 June 2018
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018, 13th June 2018, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018
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Swallow it whole
One of the major concerns of oral medicines is patient's ability to swallow. It was reported that 4 of 10 of adults struggle to swallow medicines. Notably, in the older populations this difficulty is often enhanced by dysphagia or dry mouth. Coating oral medicines with polymers is a common method to...
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Author : Czarnocka, Justyna
Date : 13 June 2018
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018, 13th June 2018, University of Birmingham .
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018
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The EU: sanctuary or fortress for refugees?
In the context of the so-called "refugee crisis" starting in 2015, the European Union (EU) has had a rather inconsistent approach to refugee inflows. The EU simultaneously stressed its commitment to offering protection to people fleeing wars and persecutions as well as developed cooperation with non...
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Author : Hocquet, Céline
Date : 13 June 2018
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018, 13th June 2018, University of Birmingham 2018.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018
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Voices from the periphery: representations of the marginalised female immigrant in the new Spain (2000-2017)
In spite of a move to democracy in Spain, immigrant female representation in recent cultural publication is still predominantly that of the exotic, pathetic or visually fetishistic and specters of paternalism remain in the sociological mind-set. My research reflects on Spanish immigration law, postm...
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Author : Whatley, Niven
Date : 13 June 2018
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018, 13th June 2018, University of Birmingham .
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2018
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