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Multi-beat averaging reveals u waves are ubiquitous and standing tall at elevated heart rates following exercise (2020)
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Al-Karadi, M. S., & Langley, P. (2020). Multi-beat averaging reveals u waves are ubiquitous and standing tall at elevated heart rates following exercise. Sensors, 20(14), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20144029

The reporting of U wave abnormalities is clinically important, but the measurement of this small electrocardiographic (ECG) feature is extremely difficult, especially in challenging recording conditions, such as stress exercise, due to contaminating... Read More about Multi-beat averaging reveals u waves are ubiquitous and standing tall at elevated heart rates following exercise.

Economic and environmental analysis of a novel rural house heating and cooling system using a solar-assisted vapour injection heat pump (2020)
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Fan, Y., Zhao, X., Li, J., Li, G., Myers, S., Cheng, Y., …Ma, X. (2020). Economic and environmental analysis of a novel rural house heating and cooling system using a solar-assisted vapour injection heat pump. Applied energy, 275, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.115323

An efficient low-carbon system is proposed to meet the heating and cooling demands of rural houses in cold regions. Mini-channel solar panels incorporating a novel multiple-throughout-flowing loop are used for heat collection, whilst a vapour injecti... Read More about Economic and environmental analysis of a novel rural house heating and cooling system using a solar-assisted vapour injection heat pump.

Wireless E-Nose Sensors to Detect Volatile Organic Gases through Multivariate Analysis (2020)
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Rahman, S., Alwadie, A. S., Irfan, M., Nawaz, R., Raza, M., Javed, E., & Awais, M. (2020). Wireless E-Nose Sensors to Detect Volatile Organic Gases through Multivariate Analysis. Micromachines, 11(6), 597. https://doi.org/10.3390/mi11060597

Gas sensors are critical components when adhering to health safety and environmental policies in various manufacturing industries, such as the petroleum and oil industry; scent and makeup production; food and beverage manufacturing; chemical engineer... Read More about Wireless E-Nose Sensors to Detect Volatile Organic Gases through Multivariate Analysis.

Novel insights into the marine phase and river fidelity of anadromous twaite shad Alosa fallax in the UK and Ireland (2020)
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Davies, P., Britton, R. J., Nunn, A. D., Dodd, J. R., Crundwell, C., Velterop, R., …Bolland, J. (2020). Novel insights into the marine phase and river fidelity of anadromous twaite shad Alosa fallax in the UK and Ireland. Aquatic conservation : marine and freshwater ecosystems, 30(7), 1291-1298. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3343

© 2020 The Authors. Most research on anadromous fishes has been invested in their freshwater life-phases, resulting in a relatively sparse understanding of their spatial ecology during marine life-phases. However, understanding the marine dispersal... Read More about Novel insights into the marine phase and river fidelity of anadromous twaite shad Alosa fallax in the UK and Ireland.

Magnetic array-templated method for fabrication of polymer nanoporous films (2020)
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Ng, J. K. G., Rybchenko, S. I., & Lukaschuk, S. (2020). Magnetic array-templated method for fabrication of polymer nanoporous films. Nano Express, 1(1), 010044. https://doi.org/10.1088/2632-959x/ab970b

This paper describes the development of a novel method of producing nanoporous polymeric membranes in a cost-effective and reproducible manner. The novelty of the technique hinges on the exploitation of a new type of sacrificial material & structures... Read More about Magnetic array-templated method for fabrication of polymer nanoporous films.

Regular Solution Theory for Polymer Permeation Transients: A Toolkit for Understanding Experimental Waveshapes (2020)
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Wadhawan, J. D., Craster, B., Lawrence, N. S., Wadhawan, J., Craster, B. ;., Lawrence, N., & Kelly, S. M. (2020). Regular Solution Theory for Polymer Permeation Transients: A Toolkit for Understanding Experimental Waveshapes. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 36(18), 5003-5020. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c00589

The accurate measurement of permeation is important at the product design stage for a variety of industries as diverse as conveyance methods for oil and gas produced fluids, such as mixtures of carbon dioxide, methane, hydrogen sulfide, water, and hy... Read More about Regular Solution Theory for Polymer Permeation Transients: A Toolkit for Understanding Experimental Waveshapes.

A 12-month continuous and intermittent high-impact exercise intervention and its effects on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: a feasibility randomised controlled trial (2020)
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Montgomery, G. . J. H., Abt, G., Dobson, C. A., Evans, W. J., Aye, M., & Ditroilo, M. (in press). A 12-month continuous and intermittent high-impact exercise intervention and its effects on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: a feasibility randomised controlled trial. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, https://doi.org/10.23736/S0022-4707.20.10412-2

BACKGROUND: Intermittent mechanical loading generates greater bone adaptations than continuous mechanical loading in rodents but has never been evaluated in humans. This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of a continuous and intermittent counter... Read More about A 12-month continuous and intermittent high-impact exercise intervention and its effects on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: a feasibility randomised controlled trial.

Unravelling The Role Of Green Entrepreneurs In Urban Sustainability Transitions (2019)
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Gibbs, D., & Yu, Z. (in press). Unravelling The Role Of Green Entrepreneurs In Urban Sustainability Transitions. Urban studies, https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098019888144

This paper aims to understand the role of green entrepreneurs in urban sustainability transitions. We propose an analytical framework combining transition approaches and green entrepreneurship from a relational lens. It includes four processes: emerg... Read More about Unravelling The Role Of Green Entrepreneurs In Urban Sustainability Transitions.

Experimental analysis of defrosting and heating performance of a solar-assisted heat pump integrated phase change energy storage (2019)
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Chen, H., Li, G., Wang, Y., Zhang, F., Badiei, A., Lu, T., …Zhang, Y. (2020). Experimental analysis of defrosting and heating performance of a solar-assisted heat pump integrated phase change energy storage. International journal of energy research, 44(3), 2173-2182. https://doi.org/10.1002/er.5076

© 2019 John Wiley & Sons Ltd This thesis investigates a novel solar-assisted heat pump integrated phase change energy storage system. The defrosting performance of this system was studied experimentally and the results were compared with two tradit... Read More about Experimental analysis of defrosting and heating performance of a solar-assisted heat pump integrated phase change energy storage.

Effectiveness of Short-Term Heat Acclimation on Intermittent Sprint Performance With Moderately Trained Females Controlling for Menstrual Cycle Phase (2019)
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Garrett, A. T., Garrett, A., Dodd, E., Biddlecombe, V., Gleadall-Siddall, D., Burke, R., …Gritt, J. (2019). Effectiveness of Short-Term Heat Acclimation on Intermittent Sprint Performance With Moderately Trained Females Controlling for Menstrual Cycle Phase. Frontiers in Physiology, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.01458

Introduction: Investigate the effectiveness of short-term heat acclimation (STHA), over 5-days (permissive dehydration), on an intermittent sprint exercise protocol (HST) with females. Controlling for menstrual cycle phase. Material and methods: Te... Read More about Effectiveness of Short-Term Heat Acclimation on Intermittent Sprint Performance With Moderately Trained Females Controlling for Menstrual Cycle Phase.

Operational performance of a novel fast-responsive heat storage/exchanging unit (HSEU) for solar heating systems (2019)
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Fan, Y., Zhao, X., Li, J., Cheng, Y., Zhou, J., Yu, M., …Myers, S. (2020). Operational performance of a novel fast-responsive heat storage/exchanging unit (HSEU) for solar heating systems. Renewable energy, 151, 137-151. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.11.007

In order for a solar heating system to provide heat immediately after sunrise, a fast response is needed to the heat demand of a serviced space. The majority of existing solar heating systems have a slow response time due to the large volume of water... Read More about Operational performance of a novel fast-responsive heat storage/exchanging unit (HSEU) for solar heating systems.

Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Properties and evolution of red spiral galaxies (2019)
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Brown, M. J., Mahajan, S., Gupta, K. K., Rana, R., Brown, M. J. I., Phillipps, S., …Wang, L. (2020). Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Properties and evolution of red spiral galaxies. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 491(1), 398-408. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz2993

We use multi-wavelength data from the Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA) survey to explore the cause of red optical colours in nearby (0.002 < z < 0.06) spiral galaxies. We show that the colours of red spiral galaxies are a direct consequence of some en... Read More about Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Properties and evolution of red spiral galaxies.

Rapid Detection of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) from artificial urine samples based on IFAST and ATP Bioluminescence Assay: from development to practical challenges during protocol testing in Kenya (2019)
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Ngamsom, B., Wandera, E. A., Iles, A., Kimani, R., Muregi, F., Gitaka, J., & Pamme, N. (2019). Rapid Detection of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) from artificial urine samples based on IFAST and ATP Bioluminescence Assay: from development to practical challenges during protocol testing in Kenya. Analyst, 144(23), 6889-6897 . https://doi.org/10.1039/c9an01808e

© The Royal Society of Chemistry 2019. We report the rapid detection (20 min) of Streptococcus agalactiae, Group B Streptococcus (GBS) employing on-chip magnetic isolation of GBS based on immiscible filtration assisted by surface tension (IFAST), fol... Read More about Rapid Detection of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) from artificial urine samples based on IFAST and ATP Bioluminescence Assay: from development to practical challenges during protocol testing in Kenya.

Study of mass transfer correlations for rotating packed bed columns in the context of solvent-based carbon capture (2019)
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Oko, E., Wang, M., & Ramshaw, C. (2019). Study of mass transfer correlations for rotating packed bed columns in the context of solvent-based carbon capture. International journal of greenhouse gas control, 91, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2019.102831

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The application of rotating packed beds (RPBs) in solvent-based carbon capture processes, will greatly reduce the physical footprint, capital and operating cost of the process. However, in designing RPBs, correlations for predicti... Read More about Study of mass transfer correlations for rotating packed bed columns in the context of solvent-based carbon capture.

Experimental investigation of the vertical upward single and two-phase flow pressure drops through gate and ball valves (2019)
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Zeghloul, A., Bouyahiaoui, H., Azzi, A., Hasan, A., & Al-sarkhi, A. (2020). Experimental investigation of the vertical upward single and two-phase flow pressure drops through gate and ball valves. Journal of Fluids Engineering, 142(2), https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4044833

This paper presents an experimental investigation of the pressure drop through valves in vertical upward flows. Experiments were carried out using a 1¼" (DN 32) ball and a gate valve. Five opening areas have been investigated from fully open to the n... Read More about Experimental investigation of the vertical upward single and two-phase flow pressure drops through gate and ball valves.

Dynamic reliability assessment of flare systems by combining fault tree analysis and Bayesian networks (2019)
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Kabir, S., Taleb-Berrouane, M., & Papadopoulos, Y. (in press). Dynamic reliability assessment of flare systems by combining fault tree analysis and Bayesian networks. Energy Sources, Part A, https://doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2019.1670287

Flaring is a combustion process commonly used in the oil and gas industry to dispose flammable waste gases. Flare flameout occurs when these gases escape unburnt from the flare tip causing the discharge of flammable and/or toxic vapor clouds. The tox... Read More about Dynamic reliability assessment of flare systems by combining fault tree analysis and Bayesian networks.

A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin (2019)
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Alamrani, N. A., Greenway, G. M., Pamme, N., Goddard, N. J., & Gupta, R. (2019). A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin. Analyst, 144(20), 6048-6054. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9an01421g

This proof-of-principle study demonstrates the feasibility of a leaky waveguide (LW) aptasensor, where aptamers were immobilised in a mesoporous chitosan waveguiding film for the detection of thrombin. This work has demonstrated that aptamers immobil... Read More about A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin.

Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding of pond water as a tool to survey conservation and management priority mammals (2019)
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Ghazali, M., Harper, L. R., Lawson Handley, L., Carpenter, A. I., Murray-Dickson, G., Di Muri, C., …Hänfling, B. (2019). Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding of pond water as a tool to survey conservation and management priority mammals. Biological Conservation, 238(October 2019), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2019.108225

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding can identify terrestrial taxa utilising aquatic habitats alongside aquatic communities, but terrestrial species' eDNA dynamics are understudied. We evaluated eDNA metabarcoding for monitoring... Read More about Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding of pond water as a tool to survey conservation and management priority mammals.

Statistical investigation of a dehumidification system performance using Gaussian process regression (2019)
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Akhlaghi, Y. G., Zhao, X., Shittu, S., Badiei, A., Cattaneo, M. E., & Ma, X. (2019). Statistical investigation of a dehumidification system performance using Gaussian process regression. Energy and Buildings, 202, 109406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.109406

Swift performance assessment of dehumidification systems, in design stage and while operation of the system is of substantial importance for commercialization and wide implementation of this technology. This paper presents a novel statistical model,... Read More about Statistical investigation of a dehumidification system performance using Gaussian process regression.

Octahedral molybdenum cluster as a photoactive antimicrobial additive to a fluoroplastic (2019)
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Vorotnikova, N. A., Alekseev, A. Y., Vorotnikov, Y. A., Evtushok, D. V., Molard, Y., Amela-Cortes, M., …Shestopalov, M. A. (2019). Octahedral molybdenum cluster as a photoactive antimicrobial additive to a fluoroplastic. Materials Science and Engineering: C, 110150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2019.110150

Finding methods that fight bacterial infection or contamination, while minimising our reliance on antibiotics is one of the most pressing needs of this century. Although the utilisation of UV-C light and strong oxidising agents, such as bleach, are s... Read More about Octahedral molybdenum cluster as a photoactive antimicrobial additive to a fluoroplastic.