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Implantable cardioverter defibrillator devices: when, how and who should discuss deactivation with patients: a systematic literature review (2021)
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Freemantle, M., & Murtagh, F. (in press). Implantable cardioverter defibrillator devices: when, how and who should discuss deactivation with patients: a systematic literature review. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-002894

Background Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are used to treat life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias and prevent sudden cardiac arrest. As recipients age they may develop greater risk of dying as a result of progressive multimorbidity rat... Read More about Implantable cardioverter defibrillator devices: when, how and who should discuss deactivation with patients: a systematic literature review.

Biofilm-Infected Human Clusteroid Three-Dimensional Coculture Platform to Replace Animal Models in Testing Antimicrobial Nanotechnologies (2021)
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Wang, A., Weldrick, P., Madden, L., & Paunov, V. N. (in press). Biofilm-Infected Human Clusteroid Three-Dimensional Coculture Platform to Replace Animal Models in Testing Antimicrobial Nanotechnologies. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c02679

Microbial biofilms are a major concern in wound care, implant devices, and organ infections. Biofilms allow higher tolerance to antibacterial drugs, can impair wound healing, and potentially lead to sepsis. There has been a recent focus on developing... Read More about Biofilm-Infected Human Clusteroid Three-Dimensional Coculture Platform to Replace Animal Models in Testing Antimicrobial Nanotechnologies.

Breathless and awaiting diagnosis in UK lockdown for COVID-19…We’re stuck (2021)
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Doe, G., Chantrell, S., Williams, M., Steiner, M. C., Armstrong, N., Hutchinson, A., & Evans, R. A. (2021). Breathless and awaiting diagnosis in UK lockdown for COVID-19…We’re stuck. NPJ Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, 31(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41533-021-00232-0

During the COVID-19 pandemic, semi-structured interviews were undertaken with 20 adults awaiting a diagnosis for their chronic breathlessness. Three key themes were identified using thematic analysis: (1) de-prioritisation of diagnosis, (2) following... Read More about Breathless and awaiting diagnosis in UK lockdown for COVID-19…We’re stuck.

Coordination chemistry of [2+2] Schiff-base macrocycles derived from the dianilines [(2-NH2C6H4)2X] (X = CH2CH2, O): Structural studies and ROP capability towards cyclic esters. (2021)
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Wang, K., Prior, T. J., Hughes, D. L., Arbaoui, A., & Redshaw, C. (2021). Coordination chemistry of [2+2] Schiff-base macrocycles derived from the dianilines [(2-NH2C6H4)2X] (X = CH2CH2, O): Structural studies and ROP capability towards cyclic esters. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, https://doi.org/10.1039/d1dt00711d

Reaction of the [2+2] Schiff-base macrocycles {[2-(OH)-5-(R)-C6H2-1,3-(CH)2][CH2CH2(2-C6H4N)2]}2 (R = Me, L1H2; tBu, L2H2) with FeBr2 afforded the complexes [FeBr(L1/L2H2)][X] (X = 0.5(FeBr3)2O, L1·2MeCN, 1·2MeCN; L2, 2·0.5MeCN, X = Br, L2 3·5.5MeCN)... Read More about Coordination chemistry of [2+2] Schiff-base macrocycles derived from the dianilines [(2-NH2C6H4)2X] (X = CH2CH2, O): Structural studies and ROP capability towards cyclic esters..

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: a setting for Professional and Research skills (2021)
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Dixon, J., & Gordon, N. A. (2021). The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: a setting for Professional and Research skills. New Directions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.29311/ndtps.v0i16.3660

This paper considers the use of the United Nations global goals to provide a framework for the teaching of professional and related skills. The main example and case study considered in this paper is from computing; however, much of the approach and... Read More about The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: a setting for Professional and Research skills.

A systematic review of exercise testing in patients with intermittent claudication: A focus on test standardisation and reporting quality in randomised controlled trials of exercise interventions (2021)
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Birkett, S. T., Harwood, A. E., Ibeggazene, S., Birkett, S., Harwood, A., Caldow, E., …Pymer, S. (in press). A systematic review of exercise testing in patients with intermittent claudication: A focus on test standardisation and reporting quality in randomised controlled trials of exercise interventions. PLoS ONE, 16(5), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249277

A systematic review was conducted to identify the range of terminology used in studies to describe maximum walking distance and the exercise testing protocols, and testing modalities used to measure it in patients with intermittent claudication. A se... Read More about A systematic review of exercise testing in patients with intermittent claudication: A focus on test standardisation and reporting quality in randomised controlled trials of exercise interventions.

New experimental 23Na(α,p)26Mg Reaction Rate for Massive Star and Type-Ia Supernova models (2021)
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J. Hubbard, N., Aa. Diget, C., P. Fox, S., O. U. Fynbo, H., M. Howard, A., S. Kirsebom, O., …R. Tomlinson, J. (2021). New experimental 23Na(α,p)26Mg Reaction Rate for Massive Star and Type-Ia Supernova models. The Astrophysical journal, 912(1), https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/abee91

The 23Na(α,p)26Mg reaction has been identified as having a significant impact on the nucleosynthesis of several nuclei between Ne and Ti in type-Ia supernovae, and of 23Na and 26Al in massive stars. The reaction has been subjected to renewed experime... Read More about New experimental 23Na(α,p)26Mg Reaction Rate for Massive Star and Type-Ia Supernova models.

Amyloid-related protein changes associated with dementia differ according to severity of hypoglycemia (2021)
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Moin, A. S. M., Kahal, H., Al-Qaissi, A., Kumar, N., Sathyapalan, T., Atkin, S. L., & Butler, A. E. (2021). Amyloid-related protein changes associated with dementia differ according to severity of hypoglycemia. BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjdrc-2021-002211

Introduction Hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes (T2D) may increase risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but no data on changes in AD-related proteins with differing degrees of hypoglycemia exist. We hypothesized that milder prolonged hypoglycemia would ca... Read More about Amyloid-related protein changes associated with dementia differ according to severity of hypoglycemia.

New Quinoxaline‐Based Blue Emitters: Molecular Structures, Aggregation‐Induced Enhanced Emission Characteristics and OLED Application (2021)
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Mao, X., Xie, F., Wang, X., Wang, Q., Qiu, Z., Elsegood, M. R. J., …Chen, Q. (in press). New Quinoxaline‐Based Blue Emitters: Molecular Structures, Aggregation‐Induced Enhanced Emission Characteristics and OLED Application. Chinese Journal of Chemistry, https://doi.org/10.1002/cjoc.202100157

Three new, deep blue light emitters, containing quinoxaline with differing substitution positions (1‐ or 2‐ position) pyrene (biphenyl) moieties, were synthesized by a Pd‐catalysed coupling reaction in high yield, and were fully characterized by 1H/1... Read More about New Quinoxaline‐Based Blue Emitters: Molecular Structures, Aggregation‐Induced Enhanced Emission Characteristics and OLED Application.

Advancing the Circular Economy in Public Sector Organisations: Employees’ Perspectives on Practices (2021)
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Klein, N., Ramos, T. B., & Deutz, P. (in press). Advancing the Circular Economy in Public Sector Organisations: Employees’ Perspectives on Practices. Circular Economy and Sustainability, https://doi.org/10.1007/s43615-021-00044-x

Circular economy (CE) is a concept that is gaining attention as an approach to help accelerate the transition towards sustainability. Research has focused on the adoption of CE practices in the business sector while the adoption within public sector... Read More about Advancing the Circular Economy in Public Sector Organisations: Employees’ Perspectives on Practices.

Techno-economic analysis and feasibility of industrial-scale biodiesel production from spent coffee grounds (2021)
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Thoppil, Y., & Zein, S. H. (in press). Techno-economic analysis and feasibility of industrial-scale biodiesel production from spent coffee grounds. Journal of cleaner production, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127113

The depletion of the overall provision of crude oil has contributed to the penury for replacing diesel inside the tape drive industry to mitigate their impact. The purpose of the study is to perform an economic analysis to key out the viability of de... Read More about Techno-economic analysis and feasibility of industrial-scale biodiesel production from spent coffee grounds.

Detection of the pesticide dodine using a cucurbit[10]uril-based fluorescent probe (2021)
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Lian, C., Xu, W., Luo, Y., Zhu, X., Fan, Y., Redshaw, C., …Xiao, X. (2021). Detection of the pesticide dodine using a cucurbit[10]uril-based fluorescent probe. Microchemical journal, 167, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.microc.2021.106309

In this contribution, a new fluorescent probe is presented which is capable of the selective recognition and determination of dodine (DD) from amongst 14 different pesticides. The system utilizes a simple guest-replacement mechanism, which allows for... Read More about Detection of the pesticide dodine using a cucurbit[10]uril-based fluorescent probe.

Towards Improving Confidence in Autonomous Vehicle Software: A Study on Traffic Sign Recognition Systems (2021)
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Aslansefat, K., Kabir, S., Abdullatif, A., Vasudevan Nair, V., & Papadopoulos, Y. (in press). Towards Improving Confidence in Autonomous Vehicle Software: A Study on Traffic Sign Recognition Systems. Computer,

The application of artificial intelligence (AI) and data-driven decision-making systems in autonomous vehicles is growing rapidly. As autonomous vehicles operate in dynamic environments, the risk that they can face an unknown observation is relativel... Read More about Towards Improving Confidence in Autonomous Vehicle Software: A Study on Traffic Sign Recognition Systems.

Invisible Images and Indeterminacy: Why We Need a Multi-stage Account of Photography (2021)
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Wilson, D. M. (in press). Invisible Images and Indeterminacy: Why We Need a Multi-stage Account of Photography. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, https://doi.org/10.1093/jaac/kpab005

Some photographs show determinate features of a scene because the photographed scene had those features. This dependency relation is, rightly, a consensus in philosophy of photography. I seek to refute many long-established theories of photography by... Read More about Invisible Images and Indeterminacy: Why We Need a Multi-stage Account of Photography.

Translation and Validation of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised in Urdu for Use in Pakistan (2021)
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Zafar, S., Tayyab, F., Liaqat, A., Sikander, S., Martin, C. J. H., & Martin, C. R. (in press). Translation and Validation of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised in Urdu for Use in Pakistan. International journal of childbirth, https://doi.org/10.1891/ijcbirth-d-21-00001

BACKGROUND Satisfaction with the birth experience is increasingly recognized as critical to the well-being of mother and baby and thus accurate assessment of this key dimension is essential. The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) has been show... Read More about Translation and Validation of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised in Urdu for Use in Pakistan.

Radiolabelling an 18F biologic via facile IEDDA “click” chemistry on the GE FASTLab™ platform (2021)
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Allott, L., Amgheib, A., Barnes, C., Braga, M., Brickute, D., Wang, N., …Aboagye, E. O. (in press). Radiolabelling an 18F biologic via facile IEDDA “click” chemistry on the GE FASTLab™ platform. Reaction Chemistry and Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1039/d1re00117e

The use of biologics in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging is an important area of radiopharmaceutical development and new automated methods are required to facilitate their production. We report an automated radiosynthesis method to produce... Read More about Radiolabelling an 18F biologic via facile IEDDA “click” chemistry on the GE FASTLab™ platform.

Transient Permian-Triassic euxinia in the southern Panthalassa deep ocean (2021)
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Takahashi, S., Strachan, L., Yin, R., Wignall, P. B., Bond, D. P. G., & Grasby, S. E. (in press). Transient Permian-Triassic euxinia in the southern Panthalassa deep ocean. Geology, https://doi.org/10.1130/G48928.1

Both the duration and severity of deep-water anoxic conditions across the Permo-Triassic mass extinction (PTME) is controversial. Panthalassa Ocean circulation models yield varying results, ranging from a well-ventilated deep ocean to rapidly develop... Read More about Transient Permian-Triassic euxinia in the southern Panthalassa deep ocean.

The role of diagnostic ultrasound imaging for patients with known prostate cancer within an active surveillance pathway: a systematic review (2021)
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Simms, M., Parker, P., Rigby, A., Whybrow, P., & Twiddy, M. (in press). The role of diagnostic ultrasound imaging for patients with known prostate cancer within an active surveillance pathway: a systematic review. Ultrasound, https://doi.org/10.1177/1742271X21995212

Background: The use of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) within active surveillance of prostate cancer programmes is identified by the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE guideline NG 131 2019) as having a role... Read More about The role of diagnostic ultrasound imaging for patients with known prostate cancer within an active surveillance pathway: a systematic review.

Craniofacial development illuminates the evolution of nightbirds (Strisores) (2021)
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Benson, R. B., Navalón, G., Nebreda, S. M., Bright, J. A., Fabbri, M., Benson, R. B. J., …Rayfield, E. J. (2021). Craniofacial development illuminates the evolution of nightbirds (Strisores). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 288(1948), https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.0181

Evolutionary variation in ontogeny played a central role in the origin of the avian skull. However, its influence in subsequent bird evolution is largely unexplored. We assess the links between ontogenetic and evolutionary variation of skull morpholo... Read More about Craniofacial development illuminates the evolution of nightbirds (Strisores).