The ROS Theses Repository contains full-text copies of all Heriot-Watt University PhD theses awarded from 2009 onwards.

It is mandatory for any student who completes a doctoral thesis to submit a digital copy for inclusion in ROS. In addition, the metadata-only records of older theses (previously held in the University Library catalogue) are included in ROS, with full text digital copies being sought on a voluntary basis. If you have a digital copy of your thesis and you wish to store it in ROS, please contact us.

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  • Patients' empowerment through cultural mediators in healthcare settings 

    Ruiz Lozano, Dolores (Heriot-Watt University Management and Languages, 2015-10)
    The purpose of the present dissertation has been to provide insights into the role of cultural mediators in enhancing patients’ empowerment medical encounters. Specific attention was paid to relations of power between ...
  • Spectral-energy efficiency trade-off for next-generation wireless communication systems 

    Haider, Fourat Sami (Heriot-Watt University Engineering and Physical Sciences, 2015-09)
    The data traffic in cellular networks has had and will experience a rapid exponential rise. Therefore, it is essential to innovate a new cellular architecture with advanced wireless technologies that can offer more ...
  • Representation and estimation of stochastic populations 

    Houssineau, Jérémie (Heriot-Watt University Engineering and Physical Sciences, 2015-08)
    This work is concerned with the representation and the estimation of populations composed of an uncertain and varying number of individuals which can randomly evolve in time. The existing solutions that address this type ...
  • Representation and estimation of stochastic populations 

    Houssineau, Jeremie (Heriot-Watt University Engineering and Physical Sciences, 2015-08)
    This work is concerned with the representation and the estimation of populations composed of an uncertain and varying number of individuals which can randomly evolve in time. The existing solutions that address this type ...
  • The path to high status is paved with litter : a netnography of status competition among Litterati. 

    Eiseman, Danielle Lee (Heriot-Watt University Management and Languages, 2016-09)
    Within marketing, postmodern perspectives relate conspicuous consumption and status to the realisation of self-identity. The consumption of goods and their symbolic meaning allow an individual to reinforce, create and ...

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