New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in January & February #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Research Postgraduates who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during January and February. Some of the theses are available for reading immediately:



Peat’s secret archive: Interpreting the geochemical and palaeodust record from Scottish peat as a potential index of North Atlantic storminess and Holocene climate change. By Helena Stewart


Effects of phytogenic compounds on growth and nutritional physiology of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). By Margaret Aanyu


Childhood psychological predictors of unemployment: Evidence from four cohort studies. By Mark Egan


Insights into isogenic clonal fish line development using high-throughput sequencing technologies. By Munevver Oral


Measuring service quality in the low-cost airline industry. By Jonavan Barnes


An investigation of the health status of wild Libyan dusky grouper, Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe), with characterisation of a new disease, Dusky Grouper Dermatitis (DGD). By Jamila Rizgalla



The other theses are embargoed for a period to allow the authors time to write up work for publication:


The ecology and population genetics of a complex of cryptic bumblebee species. By Jessica Joye Scriven


A qualitative analysis of the current and future leadership development needs of third-line leaders in the oil and gas sector in Kuwait


Workplace-based assessment in clinical radiology in the UK – a validity study. By Michael Page


Formation, cultural use and management of Icelandic wet meadows – a palaeoenvironmental interpretation. By Rebecca Barclay


Using mathematical models to understand the impact of climate change on tick-borne infections across Scotland. By Adrian Worton


‘She helps me to cope’: An exploration of the experiences of women at the Sacro Women’s Mentoring Service. By Heather Tolland


Shrimp-prawn farming in Bangladesh: impacts on livelihoods, food and nutritional security. By Abdullah-Al Mamun


The role of polyandry in sexual selection among dance flies. By Elizabeth Herridge




Well done to all!




Clare Allan

Senior Research Librarian