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Year of Publication: 2020

British films that will lift your spirits: Exploring nostalgia, community and identification in films at times of socio/political uncertainty

  • Author:
  • Karenza Bell
  • Subjects:
  • British cinema
  • British society
  • cinema
  • communities
  • equality
  • European Union
  • film
  • gay rights
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • gender representation
  • identity
  • LGBTQ+
  • masculinity
  • national identity
  • nostalgia
  • politics
  • referendums
  • values
  • women
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

Postfeminism and Progression: An investigation into representations in Sex and the City and Big Little Lies

  • Author:
  • Sarah Olivier
  • Subjects:
  • 1990s
  • Big Little Lies
  • female expression
  • female sexuality
  • feminism
  • film theory
  • postfeminism
  • Sex and the City
  • television
  • textual analysis
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Production

Exploring the Interrelations Among Autistic Traits, Camouflaging Behaviours and Mental Health Outcomes in the General Population

  • Author:
  • Chloe Knowles
  • Subjects:
  • anxiety
  • autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Camouflaging
  • depression
  • mental health
  • Stress
  • Trait Emotional Intelligence
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MSc Developmental Psychology

The Role of Culture Orientation, Parenting Behaviours & Adaptability in Grit

  • Author:
  • Crystalia Candice Sabarman
  • Subjects:
  • adaptability
  • behaviours
  • cross-cultural research
  • culture
  • emerging adults
  • parenting behaviours
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MSc Developmental Psychology

Exploring the relationships between camouflaging, autistic traits and trait emotional intelligence within the general population

  • Author:
  • Amy Moutell
  • Subjects:
  • autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Camouflaging
  • gender
  • Trait Emotional Intelligence
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MSc Developmental Psychology

Smoke and Mirrors: Women as Witches in American Cinema

  • Author:
  • Emma Moorhouse
  • Subjects:
  • #MeToo movement
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • female expression
  • female perspective
  • female sexuality
  • feminism
  • fiction
  • film
  • gender
  • gender representation
  • horror
  • patriarchy
  • postfeminism
  • race
  • sexuality
  • social movements
  • societal role
  • sociocultural impact
  • sociology
  • The Craft
  • The Witches of Eastwick
  • witches
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

Making a Celebrity: An analysis of the representation of serial killers as celebrities within ‘The Silence of the Lambs’, ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’, and ‘Mindhunter’.

  • Author:
  • Harriet Olivia Richardson
  • Subjects:
  • celebrity
  • Crime
  • film
  • mass media
  • media
  • sensationalism
  • serial killer
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Production

An Analysis of American Exceptionalism within Iron Man (Favreau, 2008) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

  • Author:
  • Jacob O’Dell
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • cinema
  • exceptionalism
  • heroism
  • Iron Man
  • Marvel
  • mass media
  • media
  • mythology
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Production

Has new media affected the way in which the general public engages with politics in the UK?

  • Author:
  • Andrew Charles Bransgrove Knight
  • Subjects:
  • entertainment
  • information
  • mass media
  • media
  • new media
  • politics
  • public discourse
  • social media
  • socio-politics
  • sociocultural impact
  • technology
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Production

Changing Aetiology of Neonatal Sepsis and Increased Antibiotic Resistance: How convincing is the evidence?

  • Author:
  • Tameca Gordon
  • Subjects:
  • aetiology
  • Africa
  • antibiotic resistance
  • antibiotics
  • East-Asia
  • neonatal
  • pathogens
  • sepsis
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MSc Microbiology