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Abd Elsalam, O H (2003). Using quick check questions to enhance students' learning of management accounting. IN: Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching. Aston University.

Abd-Elsalam, Omneya H. and Weetman, Pauline (2003). Introducing international accounting standards to an emerging capital market: relative familiarity and language effect in Egypt. Journal of international accounting, auditing and taxation, 12 (1), pp. 63-84.

Abimbola, T.M.L. (2003). Consumer brand equity : a model for the measurement, analysis and evaluation of consumer perceived value. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Aidis, Ruta, Bishop, Kate, Ederveen, Sjef, Fidrmuc, Jan, Fidrmuc, Jana P., Köllő, Janos, Mickiewicz, Tomasz, Telegdy, Almos and Thissen, Laura (2003). Wage and employment decisions of enterprises in downsized industries:deliverable No. 11 to 13. Project Report. WIFO, Vienna (AT).

Allsop, Thomas D.P., Earthrowl-Gould, T., Webb, David J. and Bennion, Ian (2003). Embedded progressive-three-layered fiber long-period gratings for respiratory monitoring. Journal of biomedical optics, 8 (3), pp. 552-558.

Allsop, Thomas D.P., Earthrowl-Gould, T., Webb, David J. and Bennion, Ian (2003). Embedded progressive-three-layered fiber long-period gratings for respiratory monitoring. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 8 (3), pp. 552-558.

Allsop, Thomas D.P., Neal, Ron, Giannone, Domenico, Webb, David J., Mapps, Des J. and Bennion, Ian (2003). Sensing characteristics of a novel two-section long-period grating. Applied Optics, 42 (19), pp. 3766-3771.

Allsop, Thomas D.P., Webb, David J. and Bennion, Ian (2003). Bend and index insensitive long period grating in progressive three layered optical fibre. Electronics letters, 39 (6), pp. 508-509.

Allsop, Thomas D.P., Webb, David J. and Bennion, Ian (2003). Investigations of the spectral sensitivity of long period gratings fabricated in three-layered optical fiber. Journal of lightwave technology, 21 (1), pp. 264-268.

Allsop, Thomas D.P., Webb, David J. and Bennion, Ian (2003). A comparison of the sensing characteristics of long period gratings written in three different types of fiber. Optical fiber technology, 9 (4), pp. 210-223.

Ania-Castañón, J.D. and Turitsyn, S.K. (2003). Optimization of discrete Raman amplifiers for different kinds of fibers. IN: International conference on lasers, applications, and technologies 2002. SPIE proceedings . SUN: SPIE.

Archer, Helen E. (2003). The effects of metformin on the vascular system. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Attia, S.T.M. (2003). Achieving sustainable competitive positioning : the role of resources within environmental constraints. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Aziz, Zoriah (2003). Herbal medicines:physician's recommendation and clinical evaluation of St.John's Wort for depression. PHD thesis, Aston University.


Baines, T.S., Hadfield, L., Mason, S. and Ladbrook, J. (2003). Using empirical evidence of variations in worker performance to extend the capabilities of discrete event simulations in manufacturing. IN: Proceedings of the 2003 winter simulation conference, 2003. USA: UNSPECIFIED.

Baird, David (2003). The interaction between the implementation of an occupational health and safety management system and safety culture:a case study in the rubber industry. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Barber, Vicki S. and Griffiths, Helen R. (2003). Is glutathione an important neuroprotective effector molecule against amyloid beta toxicity? Biofactors, 17 (1-4), pp. 215-228.

Barillec, R. (2003). Improving a stocastic rainfall fporecasting model. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Bartlett, Hannah E. and Eperjesi, Frank (2003). Age-related macular degeneration and nutritional supplementation:a review of randomised controlled trials. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 23 (5), pp. 383-399.

Bartlett, Hannah and Eperjesi, Frank (2003). A randomised controlled trial investigating the effect of nutritional supplementation on visual function in normal, and age-related macular disease affected eyes:design and methodology [ISRCTN78467674]. Nutrition Journal, 2 (12), pp. 1-7.

Bell, Joanna F.L (2003). Teamwork and well-being:the role of social support. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Bennett, David (2003). Agile or adaptable? Finding a paradigm for an uncertain world. International Journal of Agile Manufacturing, 6 (2), pp. 11-22.

Biggs, Jonathan R. (2003). Investigating the modulation of oral drug absorption using in vitro models. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Bititci, Umit S., Martinez, Veronica, Albores, Pavel and Mendibil, Kepa (2003). Creating and sustaining competitive advantage in collaborative systems:the what and the how. Production Planning and Control, 14 (5), pp. 410-424.

Boscolo, Sonia, Derevyanko, Stanislav and Turitsyn, Sergei K. (2003). Statistics of three interacting optical solitons. IN: Nonlinear waves. Abdullaev, Fatkhulla Kh. and Konotop, Vladimir V. (eds) NATO Science Series . Kluwer.

Bounkong, Stephane, Toch, Boremi, Saad, David and Lowe, David (2003). ICA for watermarking digital images. Journal of Machine Learning Research, 4 (7-8), pp. 1471-1498.

Bounkong, Stephane, Toch, Boremi, Saad, David and Lowe, David (2003). Structured codebooks for SCS watermarking. IN: Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Reconition, and Applications. Hamza, M.H. (ed.) UNSPECIFIED.

Bounkong, Stéphane, Saad, David and Lowe, David (2003). Quantisation effects and watermarking capacity. IN: Seventh International Symposium on Communications Theory and Applications. 2003-07-01 - 2003-07-01.

Brockie, Steven A.J. (2003). A co-ordinated business object approach for supporting tactical level management decisions. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Bullen, Robert, Cornford, Dan and Nabney, Ian T. (2003). Outlier detection in scatterometer data:Neural network approaches. Neural Networks, 16 (3-4), pp. 419-426.


Carter, K.C., Sundar, S., Spickett, C., Pereira, O.C. and Mullen, A.B. (2003). The in vivo susceptibility of Leishmania donovani to sodium stibogluconate is drug specific and can be reversed by inhibiting glutathione biosynthesis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 47 (5), pp. 1529-1535.

Cartland Glover, G.M., Blažej, M., Generalis, S.C. and Markoš, J. (2003). Three-dimensional gas-liquid simulation of an airlift bubble column reactor. Chemical Papers, 57 (6), pp. 387-392.

Cartwright, H.R. (2003). Hydrogels for dermal applications. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Chana, K.K. (2003). Evaluation of molecular typing methods for methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Chandrinos, A.V. (2003). High refractive index plastic optical materials. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Chattopadhyay, Amit K. and Sil, Shreekantha (2003). Dynamics of pulsed flow in an elastic tube. International Journal of Modern Physics B, 17 (26), pp. 4619-4629.

Chen, Shizhong, Duan, Yanqing, Edwards, John S. and Kinman, Russell (2003). Inter-organisational knowledge transfer strategies. IN: KMAC2003. Edwards, John (ed.) GBR: Operational Research Society.

Chen, Xianfeng F., Lai, Yicheng, Zhou, Kaiming, Zhang, Lin and Bennion, Ian (2003). Axially displaced non-overlapping parallel grating structure in a conventional multimode fibre. IN: Proceedings: Institute of Physics Meeting on In-Fibre Bragg Gratings and Special Fibres-Photonex Europe 2003. Stoneleigh, Warwickshire: Institute of Physics.

Collier, P.M., Edwards, J.S. and Shaw, D. (2003). There's no accounting for knowledge. IN: 4th Workshop on Management Accounting Change. 2003-05-22 - 2003-05-24. (Unpublished)

Combe, Ian, Crowther, David and Greenland, Steven (2003). The semiology of changing brand image. Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 5 (1), pp. 1-24.

Conway, Miriam (2003). Investigation into visual defects attributed to Vigabatrin. PHD thesis, Aston University.


Dassler, Thoralf (2003). A study of performance and regulation in telecommunications in the European Union. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Derevyanko, S.A., Turitsyn, S.K. and Yakushev, D.A. (2003). Non-Gaussian statistics of an optical soliton in the presence of amplified spontaneous emission. Optics Letters, 28 (21), pp. 2097-2099.

Dever, Gary, Stewart, Laura-Jayne, Pitt, Andrew and Spickett, Corinne M. (2003). Phospholipid chlorohydrins cause ATP depletion and toxicity in human myeloid cells. FEBS Letters, 540 (1-3), pp. 245-250.

Douglas, Paul C. (2003). Development of novel NMR pulse sequences. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Doytchinova, Irini A., Taylor, Paul and Flower, Darren R. (2003). Proteomics in vaccinology and immunobiology:an informatics perspective of the immunone. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, 2003 (5), pp. 267-290.

Driffield, Nigel and Girma, Sourafel (2003). Regional foreign direct investment and wage spillovers:plant level evidence from the UK electronics industry. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 65 (4), pp. 453-474.

Driffield, Nigel and Hughes, Dylan (2003). Foreign and domestic investment:regional development or crowding out? Regional studies, 37 (3), pp. 277-288.


Edafiogho, I.O., Denny, B.J., Schwalbe, C.H. and Lowe, P.R. (2003). X-ray crystallographic and theoretical studies of an anticonvulsant enaminone:methyl 4-(4'-bromophenyl)amino-6-methyl-2-oxocyclohex-3-en-1-oate. Medical Principles and Practice, 12 (4), pp. 237-242.

Edwards, J.S. and Kidd, John B. (2003). Knowledge management sans frontières. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 54 (2), pp. 130-139.

Edwards, John (2003). Managing software engineers and their knowledge. IN: Managing software engineering knowledge. Aurum, Aybüke; Jeffery, Ross; Wohlin, Claes and Handzic, Meliha (eds) Berlin (DE): Springer.

Edwards, John S., Collier, Paul M. and Shaw, Duncan A. (2003). Making a journey in knowledge management strategy. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 2 (2), pp. 135-151.

Edwards, John S., Handzic, Meliha, Carlsson, Sven and Nissen, Mark (2003). Knowledge management research and practice:visions and directions. Knowledge Management Research and Practice, 1 (1), pp. 49-60.

Eperjesi, Frank, Fowler, Colin W. and Evans, B.J.W. (2003). Effect of light filters on reading speed in normal and low vision due to age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 24 (1), pp. 17-25.


Farrell, Andrew M. and Souchon, Anne L. (2003). Service acculturation:a dyadic study of managerial and employee effects upon service firm performance. IN: Australia and New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference 2003. 2003-12-01 - 2003-12-03.

Farrell, Andrew M. and Souchon, Anne L. (2003). The service leadership scale:a substantive validity test. IN: Australia and New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference 2003. 2003-12-01 - 2003-12-03.

Fearon, K.C.H., von Meyenfeldt, M.F., Moses, A.G.W., van Geenen, R., Roy, A., Gouma, D.J., Giacosa, A., Van Gossum, A., Bauer, J., Barber, M.D., Aaronson, N.K., Voss, A.C. and Tisdale, Michael J. (2003). Effect of a protein and energy dense n-3 fatty acid enriched oral supplement on loss of weight and lean tissue in cancer cachexia:A randomised double blind trial. Gut, 52 (10), pp. 1479-1486.

Fei, Dan (2003). Biodegradable polyanhydrides as drug delivery systems. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Flockhart, G.M.H., Barton, J.S., Jones, J.D.C., MacPherson, W.N., Zhang, L. and Bennion, I. (2003). Two-axis bend measurement with Bragg gratings in multicore optica fibre. Optics Letters, 28 (6), pp. 387-389.

Frost, A.R. (2003). Business and the environment:performance and reporting? Masters thesis, Aston University.


Game, A.M. (2003). Employee negative emotions in supervisory relationships : an attachment theory perspective. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Georgeson, Mark A. and Schofield, Andrew (2003). Shading and texture:Separate information channels with a common adaptation mechanism? Spatial vision, 16 (1), pp. 59-76.

Gerhauser, Heiko (2003). CFD applied to the fast pyrolysis of biomass in fluidised beds. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Ghods, Manijeh (2003). Sensitivity of staphylococcus epidermidis to chlorhexidine and associated resistance properties. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Giannone, Domenico (2003). Experimental and theoretical characterisation of tunable fibre gratings. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Gomes, R.C. (2003). Does stakeholder orientation matter? : empirical evidence about power and influence in local government decision-making. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Grigorenko, A.N., Panina, L.V., Sandacci, S.I., Makhnovskiy, D.P., Mapps, D.J., Khrushchev, Igor, Dubov, Mykhaylo, Larin, V. and Torkunov, A. (2003). Laser processing effect on magnetic properties of amorphous wires. Applied Physics Letters, 81 (25), pp. 4790-4792.

Guyottot, O.L. (2003). La presse d'extreme droite face au revisionnisme en France 1978-1990. PHD thesis, null.

Gwandu, B.A.L. (2003). Design and fabrication of advanced fibre gratings and their applications to sensing instrumentations and telecommunications. PHD thesis, Aston University.


Haddadi, Said (2003). Beyond securitisation : Western Mediterranean international relations from a security perspective 1989-2002. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Hammett, Stephen T., Georgeson, Mark A. and Barbieri-Hesse, Gillian S. (2003). Motion, flash, and flicker:A unified spatiotemporal model of perceived edge sharpening. Perception, 32 (10), pp. 1221-1232.

Han, Li (2003). Exploration of steroselective cleavage of 4, 5-epoycholestane-3, 6-diols and stero controlled epoxidation of cholest-4-en-3 β, 6β-diol-6-acetate. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Hardaway, H.R., Elliott, C.T., Gordon, N.T. and Crowder, J.G. (2003). Optical immersion of mid-infrared LEDs and photodiodes for gas-sensing applications. IN: Laser diodes, optoelectronic devices, and heterogenous integration. Driessen, Alfred; Baets, Roel G.; McInerney, John G. and Suhir, Ephraim (eds) SPIE proceedings . BEL: SPIE.

Haward, R., Amir, Z., Borill, C., Dawson, J., Scully, J., West, M. and Sainsbury, R. (2003). Breast cancer teams:the impact of constitution, new cancer workload and methods of operation on their effectiveness. British Journal of Cancer, 89 (1), pp. 15-22.

Herzallah, Randa (2003). Exploiting uncertainty in nonlinear stochastic control problem. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Herzallah, Randa and Lowe, David (2003). Conditional distribution modeling for estimating and exploiting uncertainty in control systems. Technical Report. Aston University, Birmingham. (Unpublished)

Herzallah, Randa and Lowe, David (2003). Multi-valued control problems and mixture density network. IN: Intelligent Control Systems and Signal Processing 2003. de Barros Ruano, António E. (ed.) PRT: Australian Academic Press.

Herzallah, Randa and Lowe, David (2003). Probability distribution modelling to improve stability in nonlinear MIMO control. IN: Proceedings of 2003 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA). TUR: IEEE.

Herzallah, Randa and Lowe, David (2003). Robust control of nonlinear stochastic systems by modelling conditional distributions of control signals. Neural Computing and Applications, 12 (2), pp. 98-108.

Hill, Daniel, Sadewasser, Sascha and Aymerich, Xavier (2003). MOS based nanocapacitor using C-AFM. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5118 , pp. 507-514.

Hipkin, Ian and Bennett, David (2003). Global influences in technology selection and transfer in developing countries. IN: Exploiting the potential of international supply networks. Gregory, Mike and Shi, Yongjiang (eds) GBR: University of Cambridge.

Hipkin, Ian and Bennett, David (2003). Strategic decision-making for technology implementation in developing countries. IN: One world? One view of OM? The challenges of integrating research and practice. Spina, G.; Vinelli, A.; Cagliano, R.; Kalchschmidt, M.; Romano, P. and Salvador, F. (eds) ITA: S.G. editoriale.

Holland, Carol, Handley, Sheila and Feetam, Celia (2003). Older drivers, illness and medications. Road safety research report . London (UK): Department of Transport.

Holmes, David J. (2003). Pooling and suppression in human spatial vision. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Hu, Y., Gubenko, A., Venus, G., Gadjiev, I., Il'inskaja, N., Nesterov, S., Portnoi, E., Dubov, Mykhaylo and Khrushchev, Igor (2003). Gain switching of an external cavity grating-coupled surface emitting laser with wide tunability. Applied Physics Letters, 82 (24), pp. 4236-4237.

Huang, Zhijian, Gray, Ashley, Lee, Yak W.A., Khrushchev, Igor and Bennion, Ian (2003). 40GB/S Transmission over 4000KM of standard fibre using in-line nonlinear optical loop mirrors. IN: 29th European Conference on Optical Communications. 2003-09-01. (Unpublished)

Hughes, Nicholas P. and Lowe, David (2003). Artefactual structure from least squares multidimensional scaling. IN: Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. Becker, S.; Thrun, S. and Obermeyer, K. (eds) GBR: Neural information processing systems foundation.

Hurcomb, Peter G. (2003). The clinical assessment of systemic hypertension in optometric practice. PHD thesis, Aston University.


Isachenkova, Natalia and Mickiewicz, Tomasz (2003). Ownership characteristics and access to finance:evidence from a survey of large privatised companies in Hungary and Poland. Working Paper. University College London, London (UK).


Jones, K.J. (2003). Mediators of gram-positive septic shock. PHD thesis, Aston University.


Kirkbride, S.H.M. (2003). The role of analogy in spelling in English primary school children - a partial intervention study. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Krishnamurthy, Ramesh (2003). Freeze-frame pictures: micro-diachronic variations in synchronic corpora. IN: Studies in English Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. Andor, Jozef; Horvath, Jozef and Nikolov, Marianne (eds) Pécsi Tudományegyetem (HU): Lingua Franca Csoport.

Krishnamurthy, Ramesh (2003). Language as chunks, not words. IN: On JALT2002 : conference proceedings. Swanson, Malcolm and Hill, Kent (eds) JPN: JALT.


Labeau, Emmanuelle (2003). Au-delà de l'hypothèse de l'aspect::le développement du temps et de l'aspect dans l'interlangue d'apprenants avancés. IN: Colloque International en Sciences du Langage: Acquisition, Pratiques Langagieres, Interactions et Contacts (APLIC). 2004-06-25 - 2004-06-26.

Lai, Yicheng (2003). Fibre-based devices for next generation photonics communication systems. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Lai, Yicheng, Zhang, Wei and Williams, John A.R. (2003). Direct cavity assessment and mode optimisation technique for DFB fibre laser. Electronics letters, 39 (21), pp. 1518-1519.

Lai, Yicheng, Zhang, Wei, Zhang, Lin, Williams, John A.R. and Bennion, Ian (2003). Optically tunable fiber grating transmission filters. Optics Letters, 28 (24), pp. 2446-2448.

Larrivée, Pierre (2003). La contingence des faits linguistiques:réflexions sur la variation et le changement. CoReLa, 1 (2),

Le, F. (2003). Spatial modelling of cloud. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Lee, Adam F. and Wilson, Karen (2003). Fast x-ray spectroscopy study of ethene on clean and SO4 precovered Pt{111}. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology Part A, 21 (3), pp. 563-568.

Lee, N.J. (2003). Sales manager problem resolution styles:measure development and an examination of their salesperson-related consequences. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Lee, Y.W.A. (2003). Advanced optical techniques for high capacity transmission. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Liu, Peiyan (2003). Improvement of bio-oil stability in wood pyrolysis process. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Love, James H. (2003). Technology sourcing versus technology exploitation:An analysis of US foreign direct investment flows. Applied Economics, 35 (15), pp. 1667-1678.


MacFarlane, Leroy and Bocij, Paul (2003). An exploration of predatory behaviour in cyberspace:towards a typology of cyberstalkers. First Monday, 8 (9),

Manz, Stefan (2003). Migranten Und Internierte:Deutsche in Glasgow, 1864-1918. Historische Mitteilungen - Beihefte, 52 . Stuttgart (DE): Franz Steiner.

Maroillez, B. (2003). Real world image analysis. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Martin, C., Walker, J., Rothnie, A. and Callaghan, R. (2003). The expression of P-glycoprotein does influence the distribution of novel fluorescent compounds in solid tumour models. British Journal of Cancer, 89 (8), pp. 1581-1589.

Martin, Richard A., Salmon, Philip S., Benmore, Chris J., Fischer, Henry E. and Cuello, Gabriel J. (2003). Structure of lanthanum and cerium phosphate glasses by the method of isomorphic substitution in neutron diffraction. Physical Review B, 68 (5),

Martin, Richard A., Salmon, Philip S., Fischer, Henry E. and Cuello, Gabriel J. (2003). Identification of the relative distribution of rare-earth ions in phosphate glasses. Physical Review Letters, 90 (18),

Mathias, Jörg (2003). Farewell, welfare state – hello, welfare regions? Chances and constraints of welfare management in the German federal system. German Politics, 12 (3), pp. 35-65.

Mathias, Jörg (2003). A new departure for Wales:devolution and regional economic development. Foedus (7), pp. 19-37.

May, Keith A. (2003). Edge coding in human vision: a psychophysical and computational investigation. PHD thesis, Aston University.

McCairn, Mark C. (2003). Solid-phase combinatorial chemistry and scintillation proximity assays. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Miotke, J.R. (2003). Redundant representations as a means of transmitting data covertly. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Mjalli, Farouq S. (2003). Mathematical modelling and control of agitated extraction columns. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Monteiro, Helen E. (2003). The directions taken by young people on leaving compulsory education:a study in two Birmingham schools. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Moores, Elisabeth, Nicolson, Roderick I. and Fawcett, Angela J. (2003). Attention deficits in dyslexia:Evidence for an automatisation deficit? European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 15 (3), pp. 321-348.

Morgan, Andrew J. (2003). Analysis of the intraocular pressure pulse. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Morioka, H. (2003). Musical timbre analysis. Masters thesis, Aston University.


Nagel, David A. (2003). Development of the MAX randomisation technique. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Nakamura, Kazutaka, Kabashima, Yoshiyuki, Morelos-Zaragoza, R. and Saad, David (2003). Statistical mechanics of broadcast channels using low-density parity-check codes. Physical Review E, 67 ,

Nawaz, Qamar (2003). Comparison and characterisation of ribozyme delivery in cultured glial and neuronal cells in vivo and in vitro. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Newman, A.L.A. (2003). What's in a handshake?:exploring business-to-business relational exchange. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Nicholas, Ben, Smethurst, Peter, Verderio, Elisabetta, Jones, Richard and Griffin, Martin (2003). Cross-linking of cellular proteins by tissue transglutaminase during necrotic cell death:a mechanism for maintaining tissue integrity. Biochemical Journal, 371 (2), pp. 413-422.

Nijjer, S. (2003). Constructing their own space: British Asians explore cultural identity, women, gender differences and feminism within multicultural society. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Norman, D.C.C., Webb, David J. and Pechstedt, R.D. (2003). Extended range interrogation of wavelength division multiplexed fibre Bragg grating sensors using an arrayed waveguide grating. Electronics letters, 39 (24), pp. 1714-1716.


Okonkwo, I.M. (2003). Risk-benefit and cost-effectiveness assessments of the statins. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Ozdenli, Oktay and Bennett, David (2003). Motivations for the internationalisation of SME manufacturers:findings from case study investigation. IN: Exploiting the potential of international supply networks. Gregory, Mike and Shi, Yongjiang (eds) GBR: University of Cambridge.


Pang, J. (2003). Synthetic studies of cycothialidine derivatives. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Panopoulos, Georgios D. (2003). Economic aspects of safety in the Greek construction industry. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Parson, Vanessa J. (2003). Investigations of attentional processing in parietal and occipital human cortical regions with magnetoencephalography. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Peach, Helena C. (2003). The tear film and contact lens wear. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Peng, Yanfeng (2003). Distributed processing, reconfigurable processes and active network. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Phillips, Darren C. (2003). Ceramide and reactive oxygen species (ROS) as signal transduction molecules in inflammation. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Phillips, Darren C. and Griffiths, Helen R. (2003). Ceramide induces a loss in cytosolic peroxide levels in mononuclear cells. Biochemical Journal, 375 (Part 3), pp. 567-579.

Pitts, Marianne, Sadler, Graham and Conyon, Martin J. (2003). Corporate boards and incentives: empirical evidence from the UK in 1935. Corporate Ownership and Control, 1 (1), pp. 136-146.


Radosevic, Slavo, Varblane, Urmas and Mickiewicz, Tomasz (2003). Foreign direct investment and employment in Central Europe. Transnational Corporations, 12 (1), pp. 53-90.

Read, K.E. (2003). The water use rates of reedbed and wet woodland habitats. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Robinson, Stewart, Edwards, John S. and Yongfa, Wu (2003). Linking the witness simulation software to an expert system to represent a decision-making process. Journal of Computing and Information Technology, 11 (2), pp. 123-133.

Rogers, Mark and Vernon, Guy (2003). Wage inequality and productivity growth:motivating sticks and crippling carrots. Working Paper. SKOPE, Oxford (UK).

Ross, Alec N. (2003). Knowledge creation and learning through conversation: a longitudinal case study of a design project. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Roushanbakhti-Easton, Gelareh (2003). The evolving role of information specialists:change agents in process redesign. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Rudd, John M. and Morgan, Robert (2003). Marketing strategy:a history of the next decade. Journal of Strategic Marketing, 11 (3), pp. 161-164.


Saad, David (2003). The theory of on-line learning: a statistical physics approach. IN: Exploratory Data Analysis in Empirical Research: Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Klassifikation e.V., University of Munich, March 14-16, 2001. Schwaiger, Manfred and Opit, Otto (eds) Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization . Springer.

Sagianos, E. (2003). Experiments on non-orthogonal signal representation. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Saleem, Imran Y. (2003). Improving diagnosis and oral vaccination strategies against bovine tuberculosis. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Sanders, Paul M. (2003). Mechanism of action of a tumour derived lipid mobilising factor. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Sandfield, Anna (2003). Relationship status and identity construction in heterosexual women:A discourse analytic and personal construct study. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Schütte, Uwe (2003). Benjamin von Stuckrad-Barre. Soloalbum. IN: Interpretationen. Romane des 20. Jahrhunderts. Stuttgart: Reclam.

Schütte, Uwe (2003). In einer wildfremden Gegend, WG Sebalds Essays über die österreichische Gegenwartsliteratur:WG Sebald's essays on Austrian literature. IN: The anatomist of melancholy. Görner, Rüdiger (ed.) Munchen (DE): Iudicium.

Schütte, Uwe and International Institute Of Strategi (2003). Peter Weiss. Die Ästhetik des Widerstands:the aesthetics of resistance. IN: Interpretationen: Romane des 20. Jahrhunderts. Ditzingen (DE): Reclam.

Sena, Vania (2003). The frontier approach to the measurement of productivity and technical efficiency. Economic Issues, 8 (2), pp. 71-97.

Shan, Bo (2003). Molecular modelling assisted design and synthesis of cyclothialidine derivatives as DNA gyrase inhibitors. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Shaw, Duncan, Edwards, John S. and Collier, Paul M. (2003). Comparing knowledge management between organisations:searching for good practice. IN: KMAC2003. Edwards, John (ed.) GBR: Operational Research Society.

Sieniewicz, Peter D. (2003). Surviving the loop:a look at the factors that influence diving accidents in Rebreathers. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Silva Portela, Maria C.A. (2003). New insights on measuring bank branches efficiency through DEA:transactional, operational, and profit assessments. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Simpson, Alexander G., Kalli, Kyriacos, Zhou, Kaiming, Zhang, Lin and Bennion, Ian (2003). An idealised method for the fabrication of temperature invariant Ia-I strain sensors. IN: 16th international conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. Nara, 2003-10-14 - 2003-10-17.

Simpson, Alexander G., Zhou, Kaiming, Foote, Peter, Zhang, Lin and Bennion, Ian (2003). Polarization-independent high-resolution spectral interrogation of FBGs using a BFBG-CCD array for optical sensing applications. IN: Industrial and Highway Sensors Technology. Culshaw, Brian; Marcus, Michael A.; Dakin, John P.; Crossley, Samuel D. and Knee, Helmut E. (eds) SPIE proceedings, 5272 . SPIE.

Sims, Robert (2003). On the transmission properties of synapses made between granule cells and cerebellar Purkinje cells. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Skantzos, N. S., Saad, D. and Kabashima, Y. (2003). Analysis of common attacks in public-key cryptosystems based on low-density parity-check codes. Physical Review E, 68 (5),

Skantzos, Nikos S., van Mourik, Jort and Saad, David (2003). Magnetization enumerator for real-valued symmetric channels in Gallager error-correcting codes. Physical Review E, 67 (3),

Skantzos, Nikos, van Mourik, Jort, Saad, David and Kabashima, Yoshiyuki (2003). Average and reliability error exponents in low-density parity-check codes. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General, 36 (43), pp. 11131-11141.

Smith, Helen J. and Tisdale, Michael J. (2003). Signal transduction pathways involved in proteolysis-inducing factor induced proteasome expression in murine myotubes. British Journal of Cancer, 89 (9), pp. 1783-1788.

Stainvas, Inna and Lowe, David (2003). A generative model for separating illumination and reflectance from images. Journal of Machine Learning Research, 4 (7-8), pp. 1499-1519.

Stainvas, Inna and Lowe, David (2003). A generative probabilistic oriented wavelet model for texture segmentation. Neural Processing Letters, 17 (3), pp. 217-238.

Stubbs, G. (2003). A comparison of the environmental management practices in three British universities. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Swadener, J.G. and Nastasi, M. (2003). Increasing the fracture toughness of silicon by ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B, 206 , pp. 937-940.


Tamás, Markus J., Karlgren, Sara, Bill, Roslyn M., Hedfalk, Kristina, Allegri, Laura, Ferreira, Marie, Thevelein, Johan M., Rydström, Jan, Mullins, Jonathan G.L. and Hohmann, Stefan (2003). A short regulatory domain restricts glycerol transport through yeast Fps1p. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 278 (8), pp. 6337-6345.

Tanaka, Toshiyuki and Saad, David (2003). A statistical-mechanical analysis of coded CDMA with regular LDPC codes. IN: Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, 2003. IEEE.

Toch, Boremi, Lowe, David and Saad, David (2003). Watermarking of audio signals using independent component analysis. IN: Proceedings of Third International Conference on Web Delivering of Music, 2003. IEEE.

Traube, Andrew (2003). Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of potential antibacterial oligonucleotides. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Trim, J. (2003). Occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens among healthcare workers and preventative strategies. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Tsujimura, S., Wolffsohn, J.S. and Gilmartin, B. (2003). Pupil responses associated with coloured afterimages are mediated by the magno-cellular pathway. Vision Research, 43 (13), pp. 1423-1432.

Turitsyn, K.S., Derevyanko, S.A., Yurkevich, I.V. and Turitsyn, S.K. (2003). Information capacity of optical fiber channels with zero average dispersion. Physical Review Letters, 91 (20),

Turvey, A.F. (2003). In search of a theory of list memory: an inquiry into the efects of long-term information on short-term recall. PHD thesis, Aston University.


Uppal, L. (2003). The effectiveness of leflunomide etanercept and infliximab in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis:a systematic review. Masters thesis, Aston University.


Vassou, Vassoulla (2003). Abrasion resistance of fibre reinforced concrete floors. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Verderio, Elisabetta A.M., Telci, Dilek, Okoye, Afam, Melino, Gerry and Griffin, Martin (2003). A novel RGD-independent cel adhesion pathway mediated by fibronectin-bound tissue transglutaminase rescues cells from anoikis. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 278 (43), pp. 42604-42614.


Wagstaff, Carol, Malcolm, Patricia, Rafiq, Arthan, Leverentz, Mike, Griffiths, Gareth, Thomas, Brian, Stead, Anthony and Rogers, Hilary (2003). Programmed cell death (PCD) processes begin extremely early in Alstroemeria petal senescence. New Phytologist, 160 (1), pp. 49-59.

Wang, Chengang (2003). Openness and economic growth. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Wang, Yang (2003). Chemical synthesis of DNA and RNA containing thio-substituted bases and their post-synthetic modifications. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Whitehouse, A.S., Khal, J. and Tisdale, Michael J. (2003). Induction of protein catabolism in myotubes by 15(S)-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid through increased expression of the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway. British Journal of Cancer, 89 (4), pp. 737-745.

Whitehouse, A.S. and Tisdale, Michael J. (2003). Increased expression of the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway in murine myotubes by proteolysis-inducing factor (PIF) is associated with activation of the transcription factor NF-kappa B. British Journal of Cancer, 89 (6), pp. 1116-1122.

Williamson, C.A., Adams, M.J., Ellis, A.D. and Borghesani, A. (2003). Mode locking of semiconductor laser with curved waveguide and passive mode expander. Applied Physics Letters, 82 (3), pp. 322-324.

Williamson, Matthew R. (2003). Novel biodegradable fibres for applications in tissue engineering and drug delivery. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Witton, Caroline, Simpson, Michael I.G., Henning, G. Bruce, Rees, Adrian and Green, G.G.R. (2003). Detection and direction-discrimination of diotic and dichotic ramp modulations in amplitude and phase. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 113 (1), pp. 468-477.

Wolffsohn, James S., Gilmartin, Bernard, Li, Roger Wing-hong, Hastings Edwards, Marion, Chat, Sandy Wing-shan, Lew, John Kwok-fai and Yu, Bibianna Sin-ying (2003). Nearwork-induced transient myopia in preadolescent Hong Kong Chinese. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 44 (5), pp. 2284-2289.

Wong, Wai M. and Blow, Keith J. (2003). Design of fast core node processor for packet forwarding without header modification in optical networks. IN: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference CLEO/QELS 2003. OSA technical digest . USA: Optical Society of America.

Woollard, Kevin J. (2003). Mediators of monocyte activity in inflammation. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Wunderlich, Jens-Uwe (2003). Globalisation and security in the Taiwan Straits. Global Change, Peace and Security, 15 (2), pp. 121-137.


Yamagishi, Noriko, Callan, Daniel E., Goda, Naokazu, Anderson, Stephen J., Yoshida, Yoshikazu and Kawato, Mitsuo (2003). Attentional modulation of oscillatory activity in human visual cortex. Neuroimage, 20 (1), pp. 98-113.

Yan, Z. (2003). Biodegradable polymers as drug delivery systems. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Young, George A. (2003). Diversity and the perceived barriers to participation in volunteer activity by older people. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Yu, F. (2003). Experimental and theoretical studies on molecular geometry and polymorphism in crystalline drug substances. Masters thesis, Aston University.


Zhang, B. (2003). Studies of synthetic methodologies for introduction of hydroxy groups onto sterol ring C and ring D. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Zhang, Ling (2003). The behaviour of granular material in pure shear, direct shear and simple shear. PHD thesis, Aston University.

Zhang, Zhan-Ren, Hughes, Marcus D., Morgan, Leonie J., Santos, Albert F. and Hine, Anna V. (2003). Fluorescent microplate-based analysis of protein-DNA interactions II:immobilized DNA. Biotechniques, 35 (5), pp. 988-996.

Zhang, Zhan-Ren, Palfrey, David, Nagel, David A., Lambert, Peter A., Jessop, Robert A., Santos, Albert F. and Hine, Anna V. (2003). Fluorescent microplate-based analysis of protein-DNA interactions I:immobilized protein. Biotechniques, 35 (5), pp. 980-986.

Zhao, Y. (2003). Supplementing the virtual learning environment for information systems graduate education. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Zhou, Kaiming, Simpson, G., Chen, Xianfeng F., Zhang, Lin and Bennion, Ian (2003). Two-dimensional optical power distribution of side-out-coupled radiation from tilted FBGs in multimode fibre. Electronics letters, 39 (8), pp. 651-653.

Zhou, Kaiming, Simpson, G., Chen, Xianfeng F., Zhang, Lin and Bennion, Ian (2003). Two-dimensional optical power distribution of side-out-coupled radiation from tilted FBGs in multimode fibre. Electronics letters, 39 (8), pp. 651-653.

Zhou, Kaiming, Simpson, George, Zhang, Lin and Bennion, Ian (2003). Low-cost in-fiber WDM devices using tilted FBGs. IN: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference CLEO/QELS 2003. OSA technical digest . USA: Optical Society of America.

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