Kathryn Booth

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Heating 4-methoxy-1-naphthol with a 1,1-diarylprop-2-yn-1-ol gave the 2,2-diaryl-6-methoxy-2H-naphtho[1,2-b]pyran together with the novel merocyanine, (E)-2-[3',3'-bis(aryl)allylidene]-4-methoxynaphthalen-1(2H)-one. Brief UV-irradiation of the pyran favoured the formation of the (Z)-merocyanine with longer irradiation and/or acidic conditions favouring the(More)
Changes were made to the teaching method and examination paper for a Level 1 Mechanics module taken by a cohort of physics students with the aim of encouraging deep learning. The cooperative learning approach of Johnson et al (1991) was used to pose conceptual questions for interactive discussion. Quantitative and qualitative methods were used to evaluate(More)
UK National statistics for science, engineering and technology studies and careers confirm the under-representation of women in these disciplines. A literature review formed the basis for developing survey questionnaires exploring issues of female students' attraction to, and retention in, engineering and technology studies. Findings indicate that having(More)
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