The University of Wollongong thesis collection dates from 1954 and comprises over 3150 items, of which more than 1100 have been digitised and are available on Research Online. All UOW thesis records are harvested by the National Library of Australia's Trove.

Please note that due to copyright restrictions the version of the thesis available online may vary in content from the original version. A copy of the full thesis is held in the University Library.

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Theses from 2013

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The response of marine benthic fauna exposed to continuous and pulsed exposures of contaminated sediment: a study of avoidance and toxicity, Daniel Ward

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Transition of children with disabilities into early childhood education and care centres, Jane Warren

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The Devil Undone: the science and politics of Tasmanian Devil facial tumour disease, Josephine Veronica Warren

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The relationship between principals’ leadership styles and job satisfaction as perceived by primary school teachers across NSW independent schools, Katie K. Waters

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Tracing contemporary healthscapes: pre-service primary teachers’ subjectivities in relation to health and the body, Rosemary Kate Welch

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The role of consumer perceptions in fruit and energy dense nutrient poor snack purchasing, Courtney V.C Weston

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Identifying key attributes that requestors associate with quality in public- hospital pathology: a qualitative study, Louise Anne Wienholt

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The stylistically adaptive publication designer: questions of variation, contradiction and convention in magazine layout, Stefanie Barbara Wollenberg

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Study of pinning and supercurrent enhancement in doped MgB2, Feixiang Xiang

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A machine learning paradigm based on sparse signal representation, Jie Yang

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Self-organisation in multi-agent systems: theory and applications, Dayong Ye

Fragment-based inhibitor design targeting the E. coli sliding clamp, Zhou Yin

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Multi-agent learning in complex environments, Chao Yu

Electronic transport, magnetic and thermal properties of gapless materials, Zengji Yue

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Hybrid nanostructured materials for lithium-ion and lithium-sulphur batteries, Ruixiang Yu

Understanding the role of RNA-silencing mediated processes in inter-specific hybridisation and origin of Cucumber mosaic virus satellite RNAs, Kiran Zahid

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A study of the mechanical properties and wear behaviour of the oxide layer formed on high speed steel work rolls, Wan Fathul Hakim Zamri

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Bilateral control of steer-by-wire vehicle, Peng Zhai

A study of hot rolled steel plate for porcelain enamelling, Aiwen Zhang

Development of novel sialyltransferase transition-state analogue inhibitors as anti-cancer agents, Jichao Zhang

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Contributions to pairing-based digital signatures, Yunmei Zhang

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Hydromechanical behaviour and nonlinear flow characteristics of rock fractures, Zhenyu Zhang

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Minimum latency broadcast algorithms for wireless sensor networks, Dianbo Zhao

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Performance of LV loads in the presence of voltage fluctuations: preliminary investigations based on critical component analyses, Kun Zhao

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Soundfield navigation: Separation, compression and transmission, Xiguang Zheng

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Development of graphene composite materials for lithium ion batteries, Chao Zhong

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Data security and integrity in cloud computing, Miao Zhou

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Structure property correlation in the weld HAZ of high strength line pipe steels, Zhixiong Zhu

Theses from 2012

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The origin and transport of terrestrial organic matter to two contrasting environments of the Australian continental shelf, Paolo Angelo Abballe

Location-based services (LBS) regulation in Australia: a socio-technical approach, Roba Abbas

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Algebraic and side-channel analysis of lightweight block ciphers, Shekh Faisal Abdul-Latip

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Oily wastewater treatment: removal of dissolved organic components by forward osmosis, Rajab M. Abousnina

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Vertical stratification of insectivorous bats (Microchiroptera) in harvested forests: assessing the role of structural clutter in shaping patterns of flight activity, Maria Dawn Adams

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Urban Heat Islands: differentiating between the benefits and drawbacks of using native or exotic vegetation in mitigating climate, Axton Conrad Aguiar

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Anti-money laundering (AML) regulation and implementation in Chinese financial sectors: money-laundering vulnerabilities and the 'rule-based but risk-oriented' AML approach, Lishan Ai

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A systemic semiotic analysis of cultural differences between Australian and Saudi ebusiness websites, Mohammed Abdulaziz AI Mansour

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Indirect Benefits of Women’s Education: Evidence from Bangladesh, Selina Akhter

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Invasive plant management in complex social landscapes: a case study in coastal New South Wales in Australia, Mohammed Jahangir Alam

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Enhancing the scalability of heterogeneous MANET routing protocols, Huda Al Amri

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Investor protection and the civil liability for defective disclosures in the Saudi securities market: a legal analysis, Badar Mohammad G Almeajel Alanazi

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Optimising layered integrated instructional design using cognitive load theory, Abdallah Abdalaziz Al Asaraj

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Nano-composite materials from carrageenan, conducting polymers and carbon nanotubes, Ali Aldalbahi

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The relationships between petrology, porosity and permeability in the southern Sydney Basin succession, NSW, Fahad Mubarak Al gahtani

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Traditional versus e-learning language lessons courses: a comparative analysis of student perceptions and performance through an Arabic language lessons: a case study, Hael Alharbi

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An adaptive framework to provide personalisation for mobile learners, Ahmed Al-Hmouz

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Improved supply chain performance through RFID technology: comparative case analysis of Metro Group and Wal-Mart, Omar Massuod Salim Hassan Ali

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Geochemistry and geochronology of Tethyan-arc related igneous rocks, NE Iraq, Sarmad Asi Ali

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Nonclassical symmetry analysis of second order parabolic partial diff erential equations, Samar Kadhum Al-Nassar

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Comparative study of graphic design education in Jordanian universities: towards best practice, Hussam A. Al Qur'an

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An evaluation of the AUSTRAC enforcement mechanism in regards to non-compliance with reporting obligations, Mohammad Abdallah A Fattah AlRashdan

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Patients, nursing staff and patients’ relatives’ perceptions of ward atmosphere in four psychiatric hospitals in Jordan, Ahmad Al-Sagarat

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MOSFET annealing and interface dosimetry in contemporary radiation therapy, Sami Mohammedsaleh Alshaikh

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Quality of life for people with schizophrenia in Saudi Arabia, Amira Al Showkan

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Corporate crimes committed during the phase of incorporation of companies in Saudi Arabia: a legal analysis, Mohammed Bin Fahad Aljiday Alsubaie

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Mapping a road to driving retirement with the driver who has a diagnosis of dementia: enhancing acceptance of the difficult decisions, Catherine Louise Andrew

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Self management perceptions and practices of adults with asthma, Kelly Lee Andrews

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Sensing for autonomous navigation by identifying and tracking multiple continuous and discontinuous reflectors in each echo of a mono-aural CTFM ultrasonic sensor, Sherine M. Antoun

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Improving students' learning of statistics: the impact of web-based learning support on student outcomes, N. Baharun

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Commissioning of a new total body irradiation protocol, Zoe Baldwin

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The Cultural architecture of schools: a study of the relationship between school design, the learning environment and learning communities in new schools, Kathryn Bertram

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Morphological development of reef islands on Tarawa Atoll, Kiribati, Naomi Biribo

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Genomic and proteomic analyses of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, Daniel Ross Bogema

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Exposure to legal risk for climate change damage under the UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol and LOSC: a case study of Tuvalu and Australia, Keely Boom

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The influence of copper coating on the fume formation rate of carbon steel welding wire during the gas metal arc welding process, Nicolaas Christian Bothma

Studies towards the total synthesis of polyhydroxylated pyrrolidine alkaloids isolated from the Japanese Paper Mulberry Broussonetia Kazinoki (Moraceae), Marc Etienne Bouillon

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A case study of knowledge management adoption in an Australian professional organisation, Matthew Bowden

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Sports bra design for active women, Kelly-Ann Bowles

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Senate estimates and their contribution to Australian Commonwealth public sector financial accountability, Graham David Bowrey

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Network aspects of playability and fairness: Improving user experience in online games, Jeremy Pascal Brun

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Phonetic variation in Gurindji Kriol and northern Australian English: a longitudinal study of fricatives in maternal speech, Heather Buchan

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Teacher preparation for Aboriginal education, Joanne Buckskin

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Zone issues in the analysis of small area health data, Alexandra Louise Burden

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Examining the relevance of the theories of guerrilla warfare in explaining the Lord's Resistance Army insurgency in Northern Uganda, Herman Rujumba Butime

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Examining the spatio-temporal dynamics of live fuel moisture patterns and their influence on fire activity in south-eastern Australia using remote sensing and hybrid graph theoretic techniques, Gabriele Caccamo

Factors influencing the NPO support decisions of large Australian corporations: a giving manager perspective, John Cantrell

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Bolt profile configuration and load transfer capacity optimisation, Chen Cao

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The effect of previous phosphorus additions to soils on phosphorus sorption and related parameters, Natasha Carlson-Perret

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Tropical cyclone induced cooling: another mechanism for providing thermal refuge for coral reefs in an era of climate warming?, Adam D. Carrigan

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The technical efficiency of Thai manufacturing small and medium sized enterprises: a comparison between the pre- and post- financial crisis of 1997, Teerawat Charoenrat

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Spatial analysis of multiparty speech scenes, Eva Chung-Wai Cheng

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Management skills for professionals - are they required? A case study on the needs of engineering, Peter Childs

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The migration-development nexus revisited through the lens of nationality: a case study of Filipino origin workers in information technology and nursing in Singapore, Seori Choi

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Reconstructing vision - undone Science and Anti-VEGF treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration, Tommy Cleary

Does precision affect lifting capacity, Brooke Collier

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The effect of fire regimes and landscape on habitat structure and mammal populations in temperate eucalypt forests of south eastern Australia, Luke Collins

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Mere procedure? Federal court case transfers to the federal magistrates court and the hidden side of access to justice law reform in Australia, Natalie C. Cujes

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Integrating optimization and preference handling in agent programming frameworks, Aniruddha Dasgupta

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Fabrication of dual layer conducting polymer electrochromic devices using novel electrolytes, Satyen S. Desai

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The effects of antipsychotics aripiprazole, bifeprunox and haloperidol on body weight regulation and dopamine markers, Michael De Santis

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Processing and characterization of graphene / graphene oxide doped MgB2 superconductors, Kaludewa Sujeewa De Silva

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Molecular and functional characterisation of p97 and p102 paralogue family members of mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, Ania Teresa Deutscher

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Use of a psychotherapy process q-set to discover the impact of personality characteristics on the therapy process, Anne Devlin

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Liberalism, human capital and equity: an historical analysis of Australian Commonwealth Government reports on university education, 1950 to 2000, Kim Draisma

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Evidence to inform effective physical education policy, pedagogy and practice in New South Wales secondary schools, Dean A. Dudley

“So be prepared, a strong nation, for the storm that most surely must come”1: Creswell’s campaign for a naval defence of Australia, Sheila Joy Dwyer

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The strategic role of engineering asset management in capital intensive organisations, Khaled O. El-Akruti

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Free paratopological groups, Ali Sayed R. Elfard

New capabilities and applications of ambient ionization mass spectrometry for the surface analysis and imaging of lipids, Shane R. Ellis

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Environmental accounting disclosures of Australian oil and gas companies, Eltaib Elzarrouk Eltaib

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Data Dissemination in Delay Tolerant Networks, Zhenxin Feng