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The culpability of accounting practice in promoting bribery and corruption in developing countries (2017)
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Khair, A. H. A., Lauwo, S., & Otusanya, O. J. (2017). The culpability of accounting practice in promoting bribery and corruption in developing countries. International Journal of Economics and Accounting, 8(2), 106. doi:10.1504/ijea.2017.089387

Bribery and corruption are increasing in the developing countries. It has been estimated that some $400 billion of bribe is paid to political elite in developing countries. Such huge amounts of money cannot be successfully executed without the active... Read More

Civil disputes leading to crimes: A baseline study of terrorism affected North Western Pakistan (2017)
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Iqbāl, K. A., & Shah, N. (2017). Civil disputes leading to crimes: A baseline study of terrorism affected North Western Pakistan. Australian journal of Asian law, 18(1),

The article explores the relationship between civil disputes and private crimes in two districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which is a hard hit area by terrorism and the war on terror. This article investigates if and why civil injustice may lead people... Read More

U.S. stocks in the presence of oil price risk: Large cap vs. small cap (2017)
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Swaray, R., Salisu, A. A., & Oloko, T. (2017). U.S. stocks in the presence of oil price risk: Large cap vs. small cap. Economics and business letters, 6(4), 116-124. doi:10.17811/ebl.6.4.2017.116-124

This study queries the act of making generalization about the dynamics of returns and volatility spillovers between oil price and U.S. stocks by merely considering only large cap stocks. It argues that this kind of generalization may be misleading, a... Read More

Determination of alpha spectroscopic factors for unbound 17O states (2017)
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De Séréville, N., Meyer, A., Hammache, F., Laird, A. M., & Pignatari, M. (2017). Determination of alpha spectroscopic factors for unbound 17O states. EPJ Web of Conferences, 165, 01022. doi:10.1051/epjconf/201716501022

© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2017. It has been recently suggested that hydrogen ingestion into the helium shell of massive stars could lead to high 13 C and 15 N excesses when the blast of a core collapse supernova (ccSN) passes through... Read More

Perceptions of scientific research literature and strategies for reading papers depend on academic career stage (2017)
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Hubbard, K. E., & Dunbar, S. D. (2017). Perceptions of scientific research literature and strategies for reading papers depend on academic career stage. PloS one, 12(12), e0189753. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0189753

Reading primary research literature is an essential skill for all scientists and students on science degree programmes, however little is known about how researchers at different career stages interact with and interpret scientific papers. To explore... Read More

Performance of a TV white space database with different terrain resolutions and propagation models (2017)
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Fanan, A., Riley, N., Mehdawi, M., & Alfahad, O. (2017). Performance of a TV white space database with different terrain resolutions and propagation models. Telfor Journal, 9(2), (80-85). doi:10.5937/telfor1702080f. ISSN 2334-9905

Cognitive Radio has now become a realistic option for the solution of the spectrum scarcity problem in wireless communication. TV channels (the primary user) can be protected from secondary-user interference by accurate prediction of TV White Spaces... Read More

23-electron octahedral molybdenum cluster complex [{Mo 6 I 8 }Cl 6 ] – (2017)
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Syrokvashin, M. M., Vorotnikova, N. A., Vorotnikov, Y. A., Novozhilov, I. N., Syrokvashin, M. М., Nadolinny, V. A., …Efremova, O. A. (2018). 23-electron octahedral molybdenum cluster complex [{Mo 6 I 8 }Cl 6 ] –. Inorganic chemistry, 57(2), doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b02760. ISSN 0020-1669

Photoactive transition metal compounds that are prone to reversible redox reactions are important for myriad applications, including catalysis, optoelectronics and sensing. This article describes chemical and electro-chemical methods to prepare clust... Read More

Tinker, tailor, policy-maker: can the UK government’s teaching excellence framework deliver its objectives? (2017)
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Barkas, L. A., Scott, J. M., Poppitt, N. J., & Smith, P. J. (2017). Tinker, tailor, policy-maker: can the UK government’s teaching excellence framework deliver its objectives?. Journal of Further and Higher Education, (1-13). doi:10.1080/0309877X.2017.1408789. ISSN 0309-877X

The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), originally proposed in the UK government’s Higher Education White Paper, now the Higher Education and Research Act 2017, is a national mechanism to assess teaching quality in universities. This article provide... Read More

Viscoelastically prestressed polymeric matrix composites – Effects of temperature on Charpy impact behaviour (2017)
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Qin, Y., & Fancey, K. S. (2018). Viscoelastically prestressed polymeric matrix composites – Effects of temperature on Charpy impact behaviour. Composites. Part B, Engineering, 141, (265-270). doi:10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.12.036. ISSN 1359-8368

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd By applying tensile creep to polymeric fibres, a viscoelastically prestressed polymeric matrix composite (VPPMC) can be produced by removing the creep load before the fibres are moulded into a resin matrix. The viscoelastically st... Read More