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On Shape and Being Shaped - Rethinking the Urban Built Environment as a Catalyst of Childhood Inactivity and Obesity (2020-11-24)Childhood obesity, although a preventable condition, remains a major global public health concern. Despite tremendous efforts, researchers and policymakers have been unable to turn the tide on children’s weight gain. In ...
Let them come to Berlin: The geopolitical role and significance of President John F. Kennedy's visit to Berlin on 26 June 1963 (2020-09-29)President John F. Kennedy's visit to Berlin on 26 June 1963 has come to be regarded as one of the greatest political spectacles of the twentieth century. During the eight hours which he spent in the city, hundreds of ...
(2020-08)This thesis considers the influence of gravel barrier dynamics on coastal erosion and flooding risk. Establishing the potential for coastal landforms to provide effective risk reduction is salient given growing momentum ...