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The 12C +12C reaction and the impact on nucleosynthesis in massive stars (2012)
Journal Article
Pignatari, M., Hirschi, R., Wiescher, M., Gallino, R., Bennett, M., Beard, M., …Timmes, F. X. (2013). The 12C +12C reaction and the impact on nucleosynthesis in massive stars. The Astrophysical journal, 762(1), 31. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637x/762/1/31

Despite much effort in the past decades, the C-burning reaction rate is uncertain by several orders of magnitude, and the relative strength between the different channels 12 C( 12 C, α) 20 Ne, 12 C( 12 C, p) 23 Na, and 12 C( 12 C, n) 23 Mg is poorly... Read More

Migration (2012)
Book Chapter
French, R. (2012). Migration. Best European Fiction 2013, 394 - 404. (Dalkey Archive Press). Dalkey Archive Press

A short story about bereavment, inheritance and migration.

Pulsed extremely low-frequency magnetic fields stimulate microvesicle release from human monocytic leukaemia cells (2012)
Journal Article
Stratton, D., Lange, S., & Inal, J. M. (2013). Pulsed extremely low-frequency magnetic fields stimulate microvesicle release from human monocytic leukaemia cells. Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 430(2), 470-475. doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2012.12.012

Microvesicles are released from cell surfaces constitutively during early apoptosis or upon activation with various stimuli including sublytic membrane attack complex (MAC). This study shows that an alternating current, pulsed, extremely low-frequenc... Read More

A problem structuring method for ecosystem-based management : the DPSIR modelling process (2012)
Journal Article
Gregory, A. J., Atkins, J. P., Burdon, D., & Elliott, M. (2018). A problem structuring method for ecosystem-based management : the DPSIR modelling process. European journal of operational research, 227(3), 558-569. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2012.11.020

The purpose of this paper is to learn from Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS) theory to inform the development of Problem Structuring Methods (PSMs) both in general and in the specific context of marine management. The focus on marine management is impor... Read More

Hydroxyapatite nanoparticles: Electrospinning and calcination of hydroxyapatite/polyvinyl butyral nanofibers and growth kinetics (2012)
Journal Article
Zakaria, S. M., Sharif Zein, S. H., Othman, M. R., & Jansen, J. A. (2013). Hydroxyapatite nanoparticles: Electrospinning and calcination of hydroxyapatite/polyvinyl butyral nanofibers and growth kinetics. Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A, 101A(7), 1977-1985. doi:10.1002/jbm.a.34506

Electrospinning of hydroxyapatite (HA)/polyvinyl butyral solution resulted in the formation of fibers with average diameter of 937-1440 nm. These fibers were converted into HA nanoparticles with size < 100 nm after undergoing calcination treatment a... Read More

Válka a smilstvo: bezútešné svety Troila a Kressidy (Love and lechery: the disconsolate worlds of Troilus and Cressida) (2012)
Book Chapter
Drábek, P., & Drabek, P. (2012). Válka a smilstvo: bezútešné svety Troila a Kressidy (Love and lechery: the disconsolate worlds of Troilus and Cressida). Shakespeare: Troilus a Kressida, 14 - 33. Národní divadlo

A critical essay on William Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida, written for the programme notes for David Radok's production at the National Theatre in Prague. The text discusses the play as as well as its sources and later adaptations, including sev... Read More

Blue or purple? Reflections on the future of the Labour Party (2012)
Journal Article
Beech, M., & Hickson, K. (2014). Blue or purple? Reflections on the future of the Labour Party. Political Studies Review, 12(1), 75-87. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1478-9302.2012.00288.x

The purpose of this article is to examine the future ideological direction of the Labour party by analysing two intellectual offerings that have appeared in the post-New Labour era: ‘Blue Labour’ and The Purple Book. First, the article sets out the s... Read More

Gender differences in stress, appraisal, and coping during golf putting (2012)
Journal Article
Kaiseler, M., Nicholls, A. R., Polman, R. C., & Nicholls, A. (2012). Gender differences in stress, appraisal, and coping during golf putting. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 11(3), 258-272. https://doi.org/10.1080/1612197x.2013.749004

Gender differences in coping in sport have received increased attention, but cross-sectional and retrospective designs of studies have provided equivocal results and limited conclusions in the area. To address this gap, two studies were conducted inv... Read More

17O(α,γ)21Ne and17O(α, n)20Ne for the weak s process (2012)
Journal Article
Best, A., Görres, J., Beard, M., Couder, M., deBoer, R., Falahat, S., …Wiescher, M. (2012). 17O(α,γ)21Ne and17O(α, n)20Ne for the weak s process. AIP conference proceedings, 1498, 309-313. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4768509

The ratio of the reaction rates of the competing channels 17 O(αγ) 21 Ne and 17 O(α,n) 20 Ne determines the efficiency of 16 O as a neutron poison in the s process in low metallicity rotating stars. It has a large impact on the element production, ei... Read More

A cost-benefit analysis of Basel III: Some evidence from the UK (2012)
Journal Article
Yan, M., Hall, M. J. B., & Turner, P. (2012). A cost-benefit analysis of Basel III: Some evidence from the UK. International review of financial analysis, 25, (73-82). doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2012.06.009. ISSN 1057-5219

This paper provides a long-term cost-benefit analysis for the United Kingdom of the Basel III capital and liquidity requirements proposed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS, 2010a). We provide evidence that the Basel III reforms will... Read More

Cardiorespiratory fitness and heart rate recovery in obese premenopausal women (2012)
Journal Article
Carroll, S., Marshall, P., Ingle, L., & Borkoles, E. (2012). Cardiorespiratory fitness and heart rate recovery in obese premenopausal women. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 22(6), https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2012.01522.x

Post-exercise heart rate recovery (HRR) has been proposed as a measure of cardiac autonomic dysfunction in apparently healthy adults. We aimed to determine the effects of a lifestyle intervention on HRR among clinically obese premenopausal women. A r... Read More

The stellar metallicity distribution of disc galaxies and bulges in cosmological simulations (2012)
Journal Article
Calura, F., Gibson, B. K., Michel-Dansac, L., Stinson, G. S., Cignoni, M., Dotter, A., …Wadsley, J. (2012). The stellar metallicity distribution of disc galaxies and bulges in cosmological simulations. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 427(2), 1401-1417. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.22052.x

By means of high-resolution cosmological hydrodynamical simulations of Milky Way (MW) like disc galaxies, we conduct an analysis of the associated stellar metallicity distribution functions (MDFs). After undertaking a kinematic decomposition of each... Read More

Comparing historical and current spectrum occupancy measurements in the context of cognitive radio (2012)
Conference Proceeding
Mehdawi, M., Riley, N., Ammar, M., & Zolfaghari, M. (2012). Comparing historical and current spectrum occupancy measurements in the context of cognitive radio. In 20th Telecommunications forum TELFOR 2012, 623-626. doi:10.1109/telfor.2012.6419287

Cognitive radio (CR) technology promises to be one possible solution to solve the problem of lack of frequency spectrum, by allowing access of unlicensed users in licensed bands, based on an opportunistic approach and without interfering with the lic... Read More

Military healthcare battlefield immunity (2012)
Journal Article
Kelly, J. C. (2012). Military healthcare battlefield immunity. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 158(4), 308-312. doi:10.1136/jramc-158-04-06

The combatant soldier on the battlefield remains protected from any claim in negligence by the doctrine of combat immunity for any negligent act or omission they may make when fighting. In other words, the combatant soldier does not owe a fellow sold... Read More

Experts, rights and precaution (2012)
Journal Article
Bielby, P., & Ward, T. (2012). Experts, rights and precaution. Web journal of current legal issues, 2012(5),

In this article, we offer an account of the epistemological and moral principles that should govern decisions where judges and other official decision-makers are asked to authorize courses of action which would amount to a violation of someone's righ... Read More

Atorvastatin reduces malondialdehyde concentrations in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (2012)
Journal Article
Sathyapalan, T., Shepherd, J., Coady, A., Kilpatrick, E. S., & Atkin, S. L. (2012). Atorvastatin reduces malondialdehyde concentrations in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 97(11), 3951-3955. https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2012-2279

Background: It has been shown that there is an increase in oxidative stress in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Statins are considered to have a pleiotropic effect other than their lipid-lowering effect. These effects may be mediated in part by redu... Read More

Designing personalised learning resources for disabled students using an ontology-driven community of agents (2012)
Book Chapter
Nganji, J., & Brayshaw, M. (2012). Designing personalised learning resources for disabled students using an ontology-driven community of agents. Information systems research and exploring social artifacts: approaches and methodologies, 81 - 102. IGI Global

The exploration of social artifacts for the disabled is an important and timely issue. The affordances of new technologies like the Semantic Web allow more intelligent handling of educational learning resources that open up the potential of personali... Read More