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Bayesian Value-at-Risk backtesting: The case of annuity pricing (2021)
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Leung, M., Li, Y., Pantelous, A. A., & Vigne, S. A. (in press). Bayesian Value-at-Risk backtesting: The case of annuity pricing. European journal of operational research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2020.12.051

We propose new Unconditional, Independence and Conditional Coverage VaR-forecast backtests for the case of annuity pricing under a Bayesian framework that significantly minimise the direct and indirect effects of -hacking or other biased outcomes in... Read More about Bayesian Value-at-Risk backtesting: The case of annuity pricing.

The role of intermolecular interactions in stabilizing the structure of the nematic twist-bend phase (2021)
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Merkel, K., Loska, B., Welch, C., Mehl, G. H., & Kocot, A. (2021). The role of intermolecular interactions in stabilizing the structure of the nematic twist-bend phase. RSC advances, 11(5), 2917-2925. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0ra10481g

The understanding of the relationship between molecular structure and the formation of the nematic twistbend phase is still at an early stage of development. This is mainly related to molecular geometry, while the correlation between the nematic twis... Read More about The role of intermolecular interactions in stabilizing the structure of the nematic twist-bend phase.

A brief review on novel pyrene based fluorometric and colorimetric chemosensors for the detection of Cu2+ (2021)
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Kowser, Z., Rayhan, U., Akther, T., Redshaw, C., & Yamato, T. (2021). A brief review on novel pyrene based fluorometric and colorimetric chemosensors for the detection of Cu2+. Materials Chemistry Frontiers, https://doi.org/10.1039/d0qm01008a

The development of colorimetric and fluorometric chemosensors that are able to detect Cu2+ ions by a change of colour and fluorescence intensity have been described. Herein, chemosensors that have pyrene functional groups as the signaling moiety will... Read More about A brief review on novel pyrene based fluorometric and colorimetric chemosensors for the detection of Cu2+.

PI3K inhibition as a novel therapeutic strategy for neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy resistant oesophageal adenocarcinoma (2021)
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Edge, S. D., Renard, I., Pyne, E., Li, C., Moody, H., Roy, R., …Pires, I. M. (in press). PI3K inhibition as a novel therapeutic strategy for neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy resistant oesophageal adenocarcinoma. British Journal of Radiology, https://doi.org/10.1259/bjr.20201191

Objectives Neoadjuvant chemo-radiotherapy (neo-CRT) prior to surgery is the standard of care for oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC) patients. Unfortunately, most patients fail to respond to treatment. MiR-187 was previously shown to be downregulated in... Read More about PI3K inhibition as a novel therapeutic strategy for neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy resistant oesophageal adenocarcinoma.

Moral injury in healthcare professionals: A scoping review and discussion (2021)
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Čartolovni, A., Stolt, M., Scott, P. A., & Suhonen, R. (in press). Moral injury in healthcare professionals: A scoping review and discussion. Nursing Ethics, https://doi.org/10.1177/0969733020966776

Moral injury emerged in the healthcare discussion quite recently because of the difficulties and challenges healthcare workers and healthcare systems face in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Moral injury involves a deep emotional wound and is un... Read More about Moral injury in healthcare professionals: A scoping review and discussion.

Policing a new domestic abuse crime: effects of force-wide training on arrests for coercive control (2021)
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Brennan, I., Myhill, A., Tagliaferri, G., & Tapley, J. (in press). Policing a new domestic abuse crime: effects of force-wide training on arrests for coercive control. Policing and Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2020.1862838

Following a pre-registered study design, we estimated the effect of police force-wide domestic abuse training on arrests for the new crime of ‘controlling or coercive behaviour’. Using data on monthly counts of arrest for controlling or coercive beha... Read More about Policing a new domestic abuse crime: effects of force-wide training on arrests for coercive control.

Arginine methylation: the promise of a ‘silver bullet’ for brain tumours? (2021)
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Samuel, S. F., Samuel, S. F., Barry, A., Greenman, J., & Beltran-Alvarez, P. (in press). Arginine methylation: the promise of a ‘silver bullet’ for brain tumours?. Amino acids, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00726-020-02937-x

Despite intense research efforts, our pharmaceutical repertoire against high-grade brain tumours has not been able to increase patient survival for a decade and life expectancy remains at less than 16 months after diagnosis, on average. Inhibitors of... Read More about Arginine methylation: the promise of a ‘silver bullet’ for brain tumours?.

Community Occupational Therapy for people with dementia and family carers (COTiD-UK) versus treatment as usual (Valuing Active Life in Dementia [VALID]) study: A single-blind, randomised controlled trial (2021)
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Wenborn, J., O’Keeffe, A. G., Mountain, G., Moniz-Cook, E., King, M., Omar, R. Z., …Orrell, M. (2021). Community Occupational Therapy for people with dementia and family carers (COTiD-UK) versus treatment as usual (Valuing Active Life in Dementia [VALID]) study: A single-blind, randomised controlled trial. PLoS Medicine, 18(1), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003433

Background: We aimed to estimate the clinical effectiveness of Community Occupational Therapy for people with dementia and family carers–UK version (Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia–UK version [COTiD-UK]) relative to treatment as usual (TAU... Read More about Community Occupational Therapy for people with dementia and family carers (COTiD-UK) versus treatment as usual (Valuing Active Life in Dementia [VALID]) study: A single-blind, randomised controlled trial.

The role of lithospheric thickness in the formation of ocean islands and seamounts: contrasts between the Louisville and Emperor-Hawaiian hotspot trails (2021)
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Fitton, J. G., Williams, R., Barry, T. L., & Saunders, A. D. (in press). The role of lithospheric thickness in the formation of ocean islands and seamounts: contrasts between the Louisville and Emperor-Hawaiian hotspot trails. Journal of Petrology, https://doi.org/10.1093/petrology/egaa111

The Hawaii-Emperor and Louisville seamounts form the two most prominent time-progressive hotspot trails on Earth. Both formed over a similar time interval on lithosphere with a similar range of ages and thickness. The Hawaii-Emperor seamounts are lar... Read More about The role of lithospheric thickness in the formation of ocean islands and seamounts: contrasts between the Louisville and Emperor-Hawaiian hotspot trails.

Equilibrating ripple effect, disturbing information cascade effect and regional disparity – A perspective from China's tiered housing markets (2021)
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Xiao, Q. (in press). Equilibrating ripple effect, disturbing information cascade effect and regional disparity – A perspective from China's tiered housing markets. International journal of finance & economics : IJFE, https://doi.org/10.1002/ijfe.2453

The current study investigates the role of the tier-one cities of China in affecting regional disparities within and across its five mega-city clusters, through the lens of housing market. For that purpose, an equilibrating ripple effect is different... Read More about Equilibrating ripple effect, disturbing information cascade effect and regional disparity – A perspective from China's tiered housing markets.

Order book price impact in the Chinese soybean futures market (2021)
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Jin, M., Kearney, F., Li, Y., & Yang, Y. C. (in press). Order book price impact in the Chinese soybean futures market. International journal of finance & economics : IJFE, https://doi.org/10.1002/ijfe.2439

We study the price impact of order flow in the world's largest soybean meal futures markets. Our intraday results indicate that incoming orders can be used to explain and predict future price changes. Our results are shown to be robust to various ord... Read More about Order book price impact in the Chinese soybean futures market.

Young Children's Well-being: Social Isolation During The COVID-19 Lockdown and Effective Strategies (2021)
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Urbina-Garcia, A., & Urbina-Garcia, A. (2021). Young Children's Well-being: Social Isolation During The COVID-19 Lockdown and Effective Strategies. Diálogos sobre educación : temas actuales en investigación educativa, 22(12), 1-16

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has triggered a worldwide epidemic emergency which is an international concern that poses a number of challenges to the physical and mental health of humans across the globe. Like businesses and universities, schools arou... Read More about Young Children's Well-being: Social Isolation During The COVID-19 Lockdown and Effective Strategies.

An empirical study of assurance in the UK government major projects portfolio: from data to recommendations, to action or inaction (2021)
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Kirkham, R. J., Cooke-Davies, T., Vo, H., Kirkham, R., Williams, T. M., Howells, A., & Forster, R. (2021). An empirical study of assurance in the UK government major projects portfolio: from data to recommendations, to action or inaction. International journal of managing projects in business, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMPB-10-2019-0242

© 2020, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: Effective and robust governance of major projects and programmes in the public sector is crucial to the accountability of the state and the transparency of state spending. The theoretical discourse on gove... Read More about An empirical study of assurance in the UK government major projects portfolio: from data to recommendations, to action or inaction.

Opća informiranost i stavovi medicinskih sestara o metodama prenatalne genetičke dijagnostike (2020)
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Stanojević, S., & Čartolovni, A. (2020). Opća informiranost i stavovi medicinskih sestara o metodama prenatalne genetičke dijagnostike. Sestrinski glasnik = Nursing journal, 25(2), 129-132. https://doi.org/10.11608/sgnj.25.2.6

Introduction: Prenatal genetic diagnostics involves diagnostic procedures that examine diseases or pathological conditions in the fetus. We can divide it into two types of methods: invasive and non-invasive. Given that invasive methods can significan... Read More about Opća informiranost i stavovi medicinskih sestara o metodama prenatalne genetičke dijagnostike.

Surgical treatments compared with early structured physiotherapy in secondary care for adults with primary frozen shoulder: the UK FROST three-arm RCT (2020)
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Brealey, S., Northgraves, M., Kottam, L., Keding, A., Corbacho, B., Goodchild, L., …Rangan, A. (2020). Surgical treatments compared with early structured physiotherapy in secondary care for adults with primary frozen shoulder: the UK FROST three-arm RCT. Health Technology Assessment, 24(71), 1-162. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta24710

Reinterpreting the UK Response to Hate Crime (2020)
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Joyce, N. P., Laverick, W., & Joyce, P. (2020). Reinterpreting the UK Response to Hate Crime. British journal of community justice : BJCJ, 16(1), 82-102

This paper considers the motivation and function of the UK’s hate-crime framework, offering a historically located interpretation. It discusses the development of legislation to combat discrimination- and prejudice-motivated harassment and offending... Read More about Reinterpreting the UK Response to Hate Crime.

Sudden cardiac death in athletes: A mini-review (2020)
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Soori, R., Gharehlo, A., Hashemi, N., Hashemi, N., & Ingle, L. (2020). Sudden cardiac death in athletes: A mini-review. World Heart Journal, 21(1), 71-76

Elite young athletes with clinically silent cardiovascular disorders are at risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in competitive sports activity. SCD is caused by a variety of conditions; in middle-aged/senior athletes, atherosclerotic coronary artery d... Read More about Sudden cardiac death in athletes: A mini-review.

A comprehensive screening protocol to identify incidence of lower back pain in military office workers (2020)
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Alizadeh, R., Shariat, A., Hakakzadeh, A., Selk-Ghaffari, M., Damavandi, P., Honarpishe, R., & Ingle, L. (in press). A comprehensive screening protocol to identify incidence of lower back pain in military office workers. Journal of Pain Management, 13(1),

Military workers experience different types of lower back pain (LBP), but there is little evidence concerning the incidence of LBP in this group, especially in Asian countries. Increasing rate of LBP in this group is not considered and there is not a... Read More about A comprehensive screening protocol to identify incidence of lower back pain in military office workers.

Cellular benefits of single-use negative pressure wound therapy demonstrated in a novel ex vivo human skin wound model (2020)
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Wilkinson, H. N., Longhorne, F. L., Roberts, E. R., Brownhill, V. R., & Hardman, M. J. (in press). Cellular benefits of single-use negative pressure wound therapy demonstrated in a novel ex vivo human skin wound model. Wound Repair and Regeneration, https://doi.org/10.1111/wrr.12888

Negative pressure wound therapy is a widely used treatment for chronic, nonhealing wounds. Surprisingly, few studies have systematically evaluated the cellular and molecular effects of negative pressure treatment on human skin. In addition, no study... Read More about Cellular benefits of single-use negative pressure wound therapy demonstrated in a novel ex vivo human skin wound model.

Taking Profound Offence Seriously - Freedom Of Speech V. Human Dignity (2020)
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Cohen-Almagor, R. (2020). Taking Profound Offence Seriously - Freedom Of Speech V. Human Dignity. Journal of hate studies, 16(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.33972/jhs.152

This study discusses the issue of offence to sensibilities as possible grounds for limiting freedom of expression. This issue is constantly brought to the public agenda, as for example, in the limitation imposed in Israel on the playing of Richard Wa... Read More about Taking Profound Offence Seriously - Freedom Of Speech V. Human Dignity.