OA Repository Newsletter – July 2018

Thesis of the month

Creative Encounters in the Archive: Queering the Performance Collection of Eddie Ladd by Dr James Woolley draws on the field of performance studies, the practice of archiving and the critical framework of queer theory in order to argue that the practice of archiving can produce archives as sites of creative potential.


Congratulations to all our PhD and MPhil students graduating this week!

Some new full-text articles from June 2018

Salt Stress Induces Non-CG Methylation in Coding Regions of Barley Seedlings (Hordeum vulgare)Wilkinson, M. et al
The Next Great Hope: The Humanitarian Approach to Nuclear WeaponsRuzicka, Jan

Top 5 Aber articles downloaded in June 2018

Rethinking the Security DilemmaWheeler, Nicholas; Booth, Ken19
Back down to Earth : reassembling Latour's Anthropocenic geopoliticsConway, Philip13
Feature Selection based on Rough Sets and Particle Swarm OptimizationWang, Xiangyang; Yang, Jie; Teng, X; Xia, W; Jensen, Richard11
Thermal Facial Analysis for Deception DetectionAl-Rjoub, Bashar Ahmad; Zwiggelaar, Reyer10
‘In the shadow of hierarchy’: meta-governance, policy reform and urban regeneration in the West MidlandsWhitehead, Mark10

Top 5 Aber Theses downloaded in June 2018

MMORPGs: The Fairness of the Copyright-Contract approach for users?Barker, Kimberley95
Bioprospecting for Microorganisms and Enzymes with Biorefining PotentialLyons, Laura Francis88
Have recent changes in mental health legislation and policy provided any positive gains for service users in England and Wales?Swann, Stephen Paul78
No place on the shelves? Are Northern Ireland's school libraries addressing the information needs of their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students?Bridge, Sally77
Integrating Climate Change into Conservation and Management of Marine Fisheries Resources: A Study of the Sustainable Development of Marine Fisheries in NigeriaOkon, Emmanuel Edem69

Cylchlythyr y Gadwrfa Mynediad Agored – Gorffennaf 2018

Traethawd ymchwil y mis

Creative Encounters in the Archive: Queering the Performance Collection of Eddie Ladd gan Dr James Woolley drwy edrych o safbwyntiau astudiaethau perfformio, ymarfer archifo a fframwaith beirniadol damcaniaeth 'cwiar', dadleuir bod ymarfer archifo yn gallu cynhyrchu archifau sydd yn safleoedd o botensial creadigol.

Llongyfarchiadau i'n holl fyfyrwyr PhD a MPhil sy'n graddio'r wythnos hon!

Rhai erthyglau testun llawn o mis Mehefin 2018

Salt Stress Induces Non-CG Methylation in Coding Regions of Barley Seedlings (Hordeum vulgare)Wilkinson, M. et al
The Next Great Hope: The Humanitarian Approach to Nuclear WeaponsRuzicka, Jan

Y 5 Erthygl a lawr lwythwyd amlaf ym mis Mehefin 2018

Rethinking the Security DilemmaWheeler, Nicholas; Booth, Ken19
Back down to Earth : reassembling Latour's Anthropocenic geopoliticsConway, Philip13
Feature Selection based on Rough Sets and Particle Swarm OptimizationWang, Xiangyang; Yang, Jie; Teng, X; Xia, W; Jensen, Richard11
Thermal Facial Analysis for Deception DetectionAl-Rjoub, Bashar Ahmad; Zwiggelaar, Reyer10
‘In the shadow of hierarchy’: meta-governance, policy reform and urban regeneration in the West MidlandsWhitehead, Mark10

Y 5 Traethawd Ymchwil a lawr lwythwyd amlaf ym mis Mehefin 2018

MMORPGs: The Fairness of the Copyright-Contract approach for users?Barker, Kimberley95
Bioprospecting for Microorganisms and Enzymes with Biorefining PotentialLyons, Laura Francis88
Have recent changes in mental health legislation and policy provided any positive gains for service users in England and Wales?Swann, Stephen Paul78
No place on the shelves? Are Northern Ireland's school libraries addressing the information needs of their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students?Bridge, Sally77
Integrating Climate Change into Conservation and Management of Marine Fisheries Resources: A Study of the Sustainable Development of Marine Fisheries in NigeriaOkon, Emmanuel Edem69

OA Repository Newsletter – June 2018

Research outputs of Welsh interest

The Centre for Welsh Politics and Society is organising the Researching Wales PhD Workshop – 21st June 2018.

Aberystwyth Research Portal hosts a wealth of Welsh interest research output. See, for example, Helen Davies’ 2017 thesis The role of Welsh language media in the construction and perceptions of identity during middle childhood.

Some new full-text articles from May 2018

Cooperative Object Transport in Multi-robot Systems: : A Review of the State-of-the-ArtAkanyeti, O. et al
On the Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems for Environmental Monitoring Lucas, Richard et al

Top 5 Aber articles downloaded in May 2018

Negotiation or Mediation?: An Exploration of Factors Affecting the Choice of Conflict Management in International ConflictJackson, Richard30
Security, Democracy, and the Rhetoric of Counter-TerrorismJackson, Richard30
Feature Selection based on Rough Sets and Particle Swarm OptimizationWang, Xiangyang; Yang, Jie; Teng, X; Xia, W; Jensen, Richard16
Violent Internal Conflict and the African State: Towards a Framework of AnalysisJackson, Richard16
Critical incident technique and explicitation interviewing in studies of information behaviorYeoman, Alison; Cooper, Janet; Armstrong, Chris; Fenton, Roger; Lonsdale, Ray; Spink, Siân; Urquhart, Christine; Thomas, Rhian; Barker, Anne; Light, Ann14

Top 5 Aber Theses downloaded in May 2018

Have recent changes in mental health legislation and policy provided any positive gains for service users in England and Wales?Swann, Stephen Paul125
No place on the shelves? Are Northern Ireland's school libraries addressing the information needs of their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students?Bridge, Sally73
Bioprospecting for Microorganisms and Enzymes with Biorefining PotentialLyons, Laura Francis71
Integrating Climate Change into Conservation and Management of Marine Fisheries Resources: A Study of the Sustainable Development of Marine Fisheries in NigeriaOkon, Emmanuel Edem69
MMORPGs: The Fairness of the Copyright-Contract approach for users?Barker, Kimberley69

Cylchlythyr y Gadwrfa Mynediad Agored – Mehefin 2018

Allbynnau ymchwil o ddiddordeb Cymreig

Mae'r Ganolfan Gwleidyddiaeth a Chymdeithas Cymru yn trefnu Gweithdy PhD Ymchwilio Cymru – 21ain Mehefin 2018.

Mae Porth Ymchwil Aberystwyth yn cynnal cyfoeth o allbynnau ymchwil o ddiddordeb Cymreig. Gweler, er enghraifft, traethawd ymchwil 2017 Helen Davies The role of Welsh language media in the construction and perceptions of identity during middle childhood.

Rhai erthyglau testun llawn o mis Mai 2018

Cooperative Object Transport in Multi-robot Systems: : A Review of the State-of-the-ArtAkanyeti, O. et al
On the Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems for Environmental Monitoring Lucas, Richard et al

Y 5 Erthygl a lawr lwythwyd amlaf ym mis Mai 2018

Negotiation or Mediation?: An Exploration of Factors Affecting the Choice of Conflict Management in International ConflictJackson, Richard30
Security, Democracy, and the Rhetoric of Counter-TerrorismJackson, Richard30
Feature Selection based on Rough Sets and Particle Swarm OptimizationWang, Xiangyang; Yang, Jie; Teng, X; Xia, W; Jensen, Richard16
Violent Internal Conflict and the African State: Towards a Framework of AnalysisJackson, Richard16
Critical incident technique and explicitation interviewing in studies of information behaviorYeoman, Alison; Cooper, Janet; Armstrong, Chris; Fenton, Roger; Lonsdale, Ray; Spink, Siân; Urquhart, Christine; Thomas, Rhian; Barker, Anne; Light, Ann14

Y 5 Traethawd Ymchwil a lawr lwythwyd amlaf ym mis Mai 2018

Have recent changes in mental health legislation and policy provided any positive gains for service users in England and Wales?Swann, Stephen Paul125
No place on the shelves? Are Northern Ireland's school libraries addressing the information needs of their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students?Bridge, Sally73
Bioprospecting for Microorganisms and Enzymes with Biorefining PotentialLyons, Laura Francis71
Integrating Climate Change into Conservation and Management of Marine Fisheries Resources: A Study of the Sustainable Development of Marine Fisheries in NigeriaOkon, Emmanuel Edem69
MMORPGs: The Fairness of the Copyright-Contract approach for users?Barker, Kimberley69

Cylchlythyr y Gadwrfa Mynediad Agored – Mai 2018

Llyfrau Mynediad Agored trwy Primo

Mae Prifysgol Aberystwyth yn cefnogi cyhoeddwyr llyfrau Mynediad Agored newydd sy'n ceisio ffyrdd newydd o ddarparu mynediad byd-eang i rifynnau ar-lein am ddim o gynnwys ysgolheigaidd.

Ar hyn o bryd mae Primo yn darparu mynediad i ddeunyddiau sydd ar gael gan fentrau ‘Open Book Publishers’ a ‘Knowledge Unlatched’. Rhyngddynt, maen nhw'n cynnig cyfoeth o adnoddau ar y Celfyddydau a'r Dyniaethau, Gwyddorau Cymdeithasol, Gwyddoniaeth.

Gweler, er enghraifft, ‘Just Managing? What it Means for the Families of Austerity Britain
’ trwy Primo.

Rhai erthyglau testun llawn o mis Ebrill 2018

Students on Tech – an innovative partnershipM. Jacob
Novel digital features feature discriminate between drought resistant and drought sensitive rice under controlled and field conditions K. Williams

Y 5 Erthygl a lawr lwythwyd amlaf ym mis Ebrill 2018

Using participant or non-participant observation to explain information behaviourCooper, Janet; Lewis, Rachael; Urquhart, Christine58
Security, Democracy, and the Rhetoric of Counter-TerrorismJackson, Richard43
Serendipity and Information SeekingFoster, Allen; Ford, Nigel39
"Politics, Passion, Prejudice: Alice Childress's Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White"Cashman, Nicky35
Negotiation or Mediation?: An Exploration of Factors Affecting the Choice of Conflict Management in International ConflictJackson, Richard31

Y 5 Traethawd Ymchwil a lawr lwythwyd amlaf ym mis Ebrill 2018

Have recent changes in mental health legislation and policy provided any positive gains for service users in England and Wales?Swann, Stephen Paul137
Integrating Climate Change into Conservation and Management of Marine Fisheries Resources: A Study of the Sustainable Development of Marine Fisheries in NigeriaOkon, Emmanuel Edem87
The right to a clean environment: a story of oil pollution in the Nigerian DeltaOkonmah, Patrick Dumme75
The Impact of Economic Liberalisation on Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in NigeriaOgechukwu, Obokoh Lawrence73
An Investigation into the barriers faced by international students in their use of a small Irish academic libraryFoley, Orla61

OA Repository Newsletter – May 2018

Open Access books via Primo

Aberystwyth University supports new Open Access book publishers who are trying new ways to provide worldwide access to free online editions of scholarly content.

Primo currently provides access to material made available by ‘Open Book Publishers’ and ‘Knowledge Unlatched’ initiatives. Between them, they offer a wealth of resources on Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Science.

See, for example, ‘ Just Managing? What it Means for the Families of Austerity Britain
’ via Primo.

Some new full-text articles from April 2018

Students on Tech – an innovative partnershipM. Jacob
Novel digital features feature discriminate between drought resistant and drought sensitive rice under controlled and field conditions K. Williams et al

Top 5 CADAIR’s downloaded Articles in April 2018

Using participant or non-participant observation to explain information behaviourCooper, Janet; Lewis, Rachael; Urquhart, Christine58
Security, Democracy, and the Rhetoric of Counter-TerrorismJackson, Richard43
Serendipity and Information SeekingFoster, Allen; Ford, Nigel39
"Politics, Passion, Prejudice: Alice Childress's Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White"Cashman, Nicky35
Negotiation or Mediation?: An Exploration of Factors Affecting the Choice of Conflict Management in International ConflictJackson, Richard31

Top 5 CADAIR’s downloaded Theses in April 2018

Have recent changes in mental health legislation and policy provided any positive gains for service users in England and Wales?Swann, Stephen Paul137
Integrating Climate Change into Conservation and Management of Marine Fisheries Resources: A Study of the Sustainable Development of Marine Fisheries in NigeriaOkon, Emmanuel Edem87
The right to a clean environment: a story of oil pollution in the Nigerian DeltaOkonmah, Patrick Dumme75
The Impact of Economic Liberalisation on Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in NigeriaOgechukwu, Obokoh Lawrence73
An Investigation into the barriers faced by international students in their use of a small Irish academic libraryFoley, Orla61