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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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Female accountants in China : an alternative feminist discourse on the changing professional and gender identities (Social Sciences Heriot-Watt Library Edinburgh Business School, 2023-03)Women’s experiences in the accounting profession have attracted substantial attention in the accounting literature. Most research in the gender and accounting fields is set in Western contexts, therefore the relationship ...
Understanding distribution in homelessness policy : a normative exploration of the differential treatment of homeless households in England, Scotland and Wales. (Heriot-Watt University Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, 2021-03)The social problem of homelessness evokes strong ethical responses but the role of values in this area has been relatively underexplored. This thesis responds to calls for more normatively engaged work in homelessness ...
(Heriot-Watt University Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, 2022-10)Marine carbonate I/Ca ratios are an increasingly used proxy for palaeo-oxygen concentrations. Planktic foraminifera I/Ca ratios can give valuable information about past oxygen concentrations in the upper water column and ...
(Heriot-Watt University Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, 2023-01)After the second world war and the cold war, nuclear weapon disarmament and the prohibition of nuclear tests has become a significant global security issue. The United Nations established the Preparatory Commission for ...
(Heriot-Watt University Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, 2022-07)Making an accurate estimation of peak water demand in buildings is essential for engineers and designers in order to ensure proper sizing of water supply systems, storage tanks, boilers, and booster pumps. Over recent ...