Aberystwyth University Data Catalogue

2017

Analysis of wheat grain traits using X-ray micro computed tomography (2017) Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Description This dataset is from an experiment ran at the National Plant Phenomics Centre, Wales. Using a new and novel CT analysis method which can be found at https://github.com/NPPC-UK/microCT_grain_analyser
Creator(s) Hughes, Nathan; Nibau, Candida; Doonan, John; Corke, Fiona; Williams, Kevin Stewart; Sauze, Colin
Department(s) Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences; Department of Computer Science
Managed by Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Document(s)
Flat_images.zip (7684KB, multipart/x-zip)
Licence: CC BY
Data_Files.zip (467KB, multipart/x-zip)
Licence: CC BY
Post_processed_tifs.zip (437131KB, multipart/x-zip)
Licence: CC BY
Pre_processing_tifs.zip (21322549KB, multipart/x-zip)
Licence: CC BY
readme.MD (704Bytes, application/octet-stream)
Licence: CC BY
Descriptions_of_treatments.xlsx (17KB, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet)
Licence: CC BY
Llangollen & Ruabon Parishes 1880 Ordnance Survey Map (2017) Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Description Map has been annotated with details of water supply network, date unknown
Creator(s) Roberts, John
Department(s) Research, Business and Innovation
Managed by Research, Business and Innovation
Document(s)
Cefn_Mawr_1880.tif (791573KB, image/tiff)
Licence: CC BY
The World Hobbit Project Database (2017) Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Description The World Hobbit Project (2013-4) was a major collaborative effort involving researchers in 46 countries, designed to gather audience responses to Peter Jackson’s film trilogy of JRR Tolkien’s book from across the world. Enabled by a small grant from the British Academy (to whom we acknowledge our thanks), the project garnered responses to an online questionnaire which was designed using the same basic ‘qualiquant’ methodology as the earlier Lord of the Rings international project. A total of just over 36, 000 completions were gathered, and stored in a searchable database. We are now making this database available to other researchers who may wish to use it. We ask only that due acknowledgement of the source of any data you gain from using this, to be properly acknowledged in any presentation or publication. Any queries about this, or about other matters relating to the questionnaire/database, should be addressed to the Project’s overall coordinator, Martin Barker, at: mib@aber.ac.uk. The Project was centred around one key question, from which five subsidiary ones flowed: how do films which originate as an English children’s story acquire meaning and value for different audiences across the world? Within this broad question, we asked: 1) How are responses to The Hobbit related to age, sex, income, nationality and reading experience? 2) How does wider knowledge (eg, of Tolkien’s work, of Jackson’s films) affect people’s engagements? 3) How are vernacular labellings of the film patterned, and how do these relate to interpretive strategies (for example, to recalling and valuing particular elements of the story)? 4) How do different audiences relate their responses to wider (real, virtual or imagined) communities? 5) What criteria undergird different evaluations of the film, and how are these evidenced within responses? It will be seen from these questions that this Project was not hypothesis-driven. Rather, it was designed to elicit a richly structured combination of data and discourses. This of course means that it retains potential for further discoveries and knowledge, beyond what has already been extracted by members of the Project’s network. A good deal has been published from the Project by a number of its participant researchers. The largest collection of these can be found in a Special Issue of the journal Participations (Volume 13:2, 2016) at www.participations.org. A broad summary of the Project’s intentions, methodology, and initial findings can be found there in the Issue’s Introduction. Available here are: a) A copy of the Questionnaire, with indications (for all multiple-choice questions) as to the ways in which answers are coded (numerically or alphabetically) within the database. b) The entire database, in EXCEL and ACCESS formats, of the responses to our Questionnaire.
Creator(s) Barker, Martin
Department(s) Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Managed by Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Document(s)
Hobbit_questionnaire_codings_description.docx (34KB, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document)
Licence: CC BY
TWHP_database.xlsx (30592KB, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet)
Licence: CC BY
Hobbit_database_36109.accdb (171282KB, application/octet-stream)
Licence: CC BY

2016

Disability and Industrial Society 1780-1948: A Comparative Cultural History of British Coalfields: Statistical Compendium (2016) Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Description Statistical material derived from research project and published on project website (www.dis-ind-soc.org.uk)
Creator(s) Thompson, Steven; Curtis, Benjamin
Department(s) Department of History and Welsh History
Managed by Department of History and Welsh History
Document(s)
Statistical_Compendium_complete.pdf (5014KB, application/pdf)
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Do educational digital films enhance patient COPD outcomes? (2016) Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Description Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) refers to a group of lung conditions characterized by airways inflammation, small airways obstruction and progressive loss of lung function. There are 900,000 people diagnosed with COPD in England and Wales but allowing for under-diagnosis, the true prevalence could be 1.5 million. Sufferers are extensive health care users; where COPD is the second most common cause of emergency hospital admission in the UK with direct NHS costs over £800 million per year. Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs (PRPs) aim to provide education and support for patients whilst improving clinical outcomes, however, attendance to these programs can be low. This study aims to trial a series of digital films aimed at educating patients about their condition from the comfort of their own home. Approximately 80 patients due to start PR will either be allocated to an experimental condition to receive a series of 10 digital films alongside their standard 7-week PR or to a control condition in the form of standard PR (no digital films). Outcome measures such as PR attendance, hospital admissions, quality of life (QoL), disease knowledge, psychological need satisfaction and motivation will be measured pre and post the PRP. Analysis of this data between the experimental and control conditions pre-post intervention will provide useful information regarding the efficacy of digital film prescriptions as an adjunct to usual PR and the role this may play is encouraging PR attendance.
Creator(s) Knox, Liam; Parker, Mitchell K
Department(s) Department of Psychology; Research, Business & Innovation
Managed by Department of Psychology
Document(s)
Knox_16WA0130.pdf (253KB, application/pdf)
Licence: CC BY-NC-ND
Simulations of quasi-static foam flow through a diverging-converging channel (2016) Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Description Simulations were conducted in Surface Evolver, Version 2.71c. See http://facstaff.susqu.edu/brakke/evolver/evolver.html. We saved a dump file at each time step and from this extracted the information given below. For each of the two simulations (monodisperse, polydisperse) there are four files containing information required to reconstruct the fields of stress, texture, topological changes, and velocity. To generate the figures in the paper we analysed this data using bespoke C programs and plotted the result using gnuplot, Version 4.4 (http://www.gnuplot.info/).
Creator(s) Cox, Simon
Department(s) Department of Mathematics
Managed by Department of Mathematics
Link(s) Cadair
Document(s)
README.txt (3KB, text/plain)
Licence: CC BY
stress_725_poly_1.dat (105381KB, application/octet-stream)
Licence: CC BY
stress_725_mono_1.dat (105076KB, application/octet-stream)
Licence: CC BY
t1data_725_mono_1.dat (64KB, application/octet-stream)
Licence: CC BY
t1data_725_poly_1.dat (109KB, application/octet-stream)
Licence: CC BY
texture_725_mono_1.dat (16054KB, application/octet-stream)
Licence: CC BY
texture_725_poly_1.dat (16094KB, application/octet-stream)
Licence: CC BY
vels_725_poly_1.dat (20848KB, application/octet-stream)
Licence: CC BY
vels_725_mono_1.dat (20626KB, application/octet-stream)
Licence: CC BY
Visual attention and cognition data set (2016) Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Description Visual attention data for all animals (columns A-E); data are the number of correct responses during each session (Sessions 1-4). Cognition data are the number of trails to reach the learning criterion during the 3 phases of the two-choice discrimination reversal task (columns G-J). The maximum number of trials within each phase of the task was set at 100.
Creator(s) McBride, Sebastian
Department(s) Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Managed by Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Document(s)
Data.xlsx (13KB, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet)
Licence: CC BY

2013

Trifolium repens isolate TrPPO1 polyphenol oxidase (PPO) gene, partial cds (2013) Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Creator(s) Webb, Kathleen; Cookson, Alan; Allison, Gordon; Winters, Anne
Department(s) Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Managed by Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Document(s)
Trifolium repens isolate TrPPO2 polyphenol oxidase (PPO) gene, partial cds (2013) Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Creator(s) Webb, Kathleen; Cookson, Alan; Allison, Gordon; Winters, Anne
Department(s) Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Managed by Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Document(s)

2011

HIV Prevalence and Armed Conflict BY INTENSITY Dataset v.2 (2011) Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Description This Excel dataset complements the 'HIV Prevalence and Armed Conflict Dataset v.2'. In a similar vein, it also merges data on conflict from the UCDP/PRIO Armed Conflict dataset (v.4-2010) and data from UNAIDS which was prepared for the 2010 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic, which details HIV prevalence between 1990-2009. However it differs from the aforementioned database by additionally indicating the INTENSITY of conflict in a given country. A key to understanding the dataset is supplied in the accompanying notes. This dataset is therefore more comprehensive and complicates the relationship between HIV Prevalence and Conflict. The dataset is intended to broaden and extend current discussions about the relationship between conflict and HIV prevalence, providing scope for further research in the area.
Creator(s) Woodling, Marie Louise; McInnes, Colin
Department(s) Department of International Politics
Managed by Department of International Politics
Document(s)
Licence: CC BY-NC-ND
HIV prevalence and Armed Conflict by INTENSITY 9.3.11_ver2 (32KB, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet)
Licence: CC BY-NC-ND
HIV Prevalence and Armed Conflict Dataset v.2 (2011) Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Description This Excel dataset was constructed by merging the UCDP/PRIO Armed Conflict dataset (v.4-2010) and data from UNAIDS which was prepared for the 2010 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic, which details HIV prevalence between 1990-2009. Where the HIV prevalence of a country is shaded in yellow, the occurrence of conflict is indicated in the respective year.It is intended to give a straightforward and immediate impression of HIV prevalence rates during/ after conflict, thus providing scope for further research and debate on the relationship between HIV and conflict.
Creator(s) Woodling, Marie Louise; McInnes, Colin
Department(s) Department of International Politics
Managed by Department of International Politics
Document(s)
Licence: CC BY-NC-ND
HIV prevalence and Armed Conflict 9.3.11_ver2 (32KB, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet)
Licence: CC BY-NC-ND

2010

Returning Zinj: Marking evolutionary history (2010) National Natural History Museum of Tanzania
Description Overview This project responded to a Darwin Now scheme run by the British Council in 2009 to coincide with the Darwin Bicentenary celebrations in the UK and to encourage artists and researchers to develop work on evolution beyond the UK. Having completed her PhD (Becoming Human: Nostalgia, Nature and Nation in the search for human origins in twentieth century Tanzania, CWAS, University of Birmingham) in 2007 Dr Amy Staniforth was keen to document the Golden Jubilee anniversary of the discovery of Zinjanthropus boisei by Dr Mary Leakey at Olduvai Gorge in 1959. The British Council agreed to support Dr Staniforth's plan to interview Tanzanian professionals in the palaeoanthropological field and to have the interviews transcribed and deposited with the Tanzanian National Museum Service. These interviews, transcripts, and photographs represent the product of the Returning Zinj project and have been sent for deposit to the Natural History Museum in Arusha. Interviews Interviews were conducted with participants of the East African Association for Palaeoanthropology and Palaeontology 2nd Bi-annual conference which celebrated the Golden Jubilee between 16th-21st August 2009. The interviewees do not represent the total or true range of Tanzanian professionals in this field, only an opportunistic sample. Dr Amy Staniforth conducted eight interviews between half an hour and an hour long with the below, between August 17th and August 25th, at Naura Springs Hotel and Pamoja Lodge (Arusha) and at the Seronera Lodge (Serengeti): Dr Charles Saanane palaeontologist, University of Dar es Salaam Godfrey Olle Moita (Maasai) Oldupai Site Museum curator and field scientist Professor Fidelis Masao palaeoanthropologist, UDSM Annunciata Laurich Recent University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) archaeology graduate Felista Mangalu, Director of the national Natural History Museum; Arusha Elinaza Mjema, Assistant curator at Oldupai Site museum; Ozias Sam Kileo, Curator of Oldupai Site Museum; Dr Jackson Njau, palaeoanthropologist, Berkeley Copryright permission was given by each interviewee to the Natural History Museum, Arusha, and it is hoped that the interviews, the transcripts, and the photographs documenting the interviews will be made available to researchers and the public. 8 interviews on separate cds, 8 transcripts of same.
Creator(s) Staniforth, Amy
Department(s) Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Managed by Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Physical Data
Returning Zinj: Marking evolutionary history (Compact Disks and Transcripts)

2008

Lord of The Rings world audience database (2008) Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Description This database contains all the responses (nearly 25,000) received to a questionnaire which was developed for use in the project, funded in the UK by the ESRC, to explore the launch and reception of The Lord of the Rings: III. This was a project involving researchers in twenty countries. Sponsorship: This research was made possible by a grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC Grant No. 000-22-0323)
Creator(s) Barker, Martin
Department(s) Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Managed by Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Document(s)
World Audience Database (44086KB, text/xml)
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World Audience Database (49762KB, application/x-msaccess)
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Lord of the Rings Database User Guide (487KB, application/pdf)
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