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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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The path to high status is paved with litter : a netnography of status competition among Litterati. (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 ...
(Re)constructing the model of interpreting professionalism through institutional work : the perceived impact of agencies on interpreters' work practices (Heriot-Watt University Management and Languages, 2016-10)The changing British economic climate and the austerity-led contractualism across public services have brought the role of interpreting agencies to the fore. Drawing on conceptual frameworks derived from the sociology of ...
(Heriot-Watt University Management and Languages, 2016-09)Global climate change is one of the biggest environmental problems the planet is facing, which is thought be a result of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This study investigates climate change and GHG emissions reporting ...
(Heriot-Watt University Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, 2016-06)The understanding of governing mechanisms of multi-phase (oil, water, and gas) flow in porous media is of keen interest in petroleum and environmental engineering. In the petroleum engineering context, three-phase flow ...
Effects of intellectual capital and corporate governance on performance of Islamic financial institutions (Heriot-Watt University Management and Languages, 2015-05)In recent years, the knowledge management literature has exhibited relatively few new empirical contributions, in contrast to the flurry of such work in the ethical financial sector. The purpose of this research study was ...