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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Abstract: In the expatriate management literature, studies have rarely moved beyond examining maladjustment as a primary reason for expatriate failure. This thesis proposes that an expatriate’s idiosyncratic an... More
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Abstract: Founded in 1216 in the region of Toulouse, the Order of Preachers (Dominicans) are famous for their engagement in intellectual debates in the universities, for their involvement in the Inquisition of ... More
Authors: Taneja, Jitender
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Abstract: This study examined the nature and level of participation in a community-based natural resource management project. It is based on the premise that low levels of public participation are found in comm... More
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Authors: Voo, Wan Ping
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Abstract: Calcium alginate hydrogel beads have been widely studied as a carrier matrix for the delivery of food and pharmaceutical compounds due to its non-toxicity, renewability, and the ease of forming hydrog... More
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Abstract: In Clostridium perfringens, toxins that cause histotoxic and gastrointestinal diseases have been identified on a family of large conjugative plasmids. The tcp transfer locus was initially identified o... More
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Abstract: In 1484, the painting of Santa Maria delle Carceri, located in Prato’s abandoned medieval prison, quite suddenly became the focus of widespread devotion. The frescoed Madonna was reportedly seen leapi... More
Authors: Tiah, Lih En
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Abstract: Opioid receptors are class A G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs). The delta-opioid receptor (DOPr) in particular is a key therapeutic target for chronic pain and gastrointestinal disorders. Like other... More
Authors: Loh, Jiun Yan
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Abstract: This study aimed to develop the best bioencapsulation condition for potential probiotic bacteria to control Edwardsiella tarda infection in climbing perch, Anabas testudineus larvae. Preliminary metag... More
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Abstract: High-quality monthly upper-air temperature and humidity datasets of 22 stations have been developed for monitoring and assessing long-term trends in temperature and humidity over Australia. In additio... More
Authors: Trudgen, Ryan
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Abstract: Identifying the antecedents of firm internationalisation is a central topic of interest within the international business (IB) field. One set of potential antecedents is the characteristics of the top... More
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Authors: Chen, Yi
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: Activin A, a member of the transforming growth factor-β superfamily of regulatory proteins, has been implicated in both acute and chronic inflammation. Neutralising its biological effects using follis... More
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Authors: Yip, Chee Wei
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: This study seeks to understand the perception of the roles, challenges and needs of school counsellors in the Singapore education system. As the provision of counselling service in schools is fairly n... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: This thesis considers a range of extensions through which heterogeneity can be included in ordered choice models, with the aim on increasing flexibility and ensuring models accurately represent the un... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: This exegesis examines influences, processes and idiosyncrasies in musical improvisation in a jazz context, identified through analysis and observation of selected, recorded performances by the author... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: There is a paucity of literature examining the predictive accuracy of widely used juvenile violence risk assessment instruments in an Australian youth justice context. Additionally, less is known abou... More
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Authors: Murphy, Fiona
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: ‘Base processes’ is the central concept of this research. ‘Base processes’ is the term I coined to refer to underlying workings in the ocean environment that are expressed through movements, cycles an... More
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Authors: Wong, Siu Kuin
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: Leaves of ten Apocynaceae species (Allamanda cathartica, Alstonia angustiloba, Calotropis gigantea, Catharanthus roseus, Cerbera odollam, Dyera costulata, Kopsia fruticosa, Nerium oleander, Plumeria o... More
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Authors: Bailey, Neil
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: Rates of major depressive disorder (MDD) are significantly higher following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) than in the general population. Major Depression following a TBI (TBI-MDD) results in signifi... More
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Authors: Miller, Alistair
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Australia and worldwide, and is frequently associated with the devastating paraneoplastic syndrome of cachexia. While recent discoveries in the mole... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: This thesis is an historical study of the development of the Information Systems (IS) discipline as it has been implemented in specialist academic departments and undergraduate programs in several Aus... More
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Authors: Pan, Beibei
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: Recent years have seen a marked increase in interest in early childhood education and care (ECEC) because of an enhanced recognition of the role of early intervention in the life cycle skill formation... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: The pelvis is a key part of the human musculoskeletal system and serious fracture can greatly incapacitate patients. A greater understanding of the structural mechanics of the pelvis during bone recov... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: This thesis investigates the use of gesture and body-movement as teaching and learning tools in Western classical singing. The introduction draws together a number of theoretical threads to argue why ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Abstract: This research was based at one university in Melbourne, Australia and examined the stories of four international students with a disability from Hong Kong, China, Sri Lanka and the USA and their exper... More
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