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Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in China in 1990 and 2010 (2017)
Journal Article
Chan, K. Y., Li, X., Chen, W., Song, P., Wong, N. W. K., Poon, A. N., …Rudan, I. (2017). Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in China in 1990 and 2010. Journal of Global Health, 7(2), https://doi.org/10.7189/jogh.07.020704

BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is set to become the third most frequent cause of death and also the third largest cause of global morbidity by 2020. In China, where the population is aging rapidly, COPD has become one of the... Read More

Researching difficult-to-reach and vulnerable groups using grounded theory methods (2017)
Digital Artefact
Cartwright, L. (2017). Researching difficult-to-reach and vulnerable groups using grounded theory methods

This case study describes a research project that used grounded theory methods. The aim of this research was to develop new knowledge about how parents experience their offspring’s problematic drug use. Unstructured interviews were used during the da... Read More

Jihad online : how do terrorists use the internet? (2017)
Book Chapter
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2017). Jihad online : how do terrorists use the internet?. In X. Rúas Araújo, F. C. Freire, V. A. Martínez Fernández, & X. L. García (Eds.), Media and metamedia managementSpringer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46068-0

Terrorism is designed to attract attention to the terrorist's cause and to spread fear and anxiety among wide circles of the targeted population. This paper provides information about the ways terrorists are using the Internet. The threat of terroris... Read More

Gendering happiness and its discontents (2017)
Journal Article
Clisby, S. (2017). Gendering happiness and its discontents. Journal of gender studies, 26(1), (2-9). doi:10.1080/09589236.2017.1273362. ISSN 0958-9236

Providing an introductory framework to the Special Issue: Gendering Happiness: the power of pleasure, here I consider the highly gendered and political contexts of happiness, pleasure, desire, and the tyrannies of its converse discontents. As this sp... Read More

Reframing 'Attainment': creating and developing spaces for learning within schools (2017)
Journal Article
Hope, M. A. (2017). Reframing 'Attainment': creating and developing spaces for learning within schools. Forum for Promoting 3-19 Comprehensive Education, 59(3), 413-422. https://doi.org/10.15730/forum.2017.59.3.413

This article, based on a keynote presentation given at a conference in Tasmania, examines the notion of 'attainment' and argues that a narrow focus on standardised test scores is highly problematic for those concerned with social justice. Using examp... Read More

U.S. stocks in the presence of oil price risk: Large cap vs. small cap (2017)
Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/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

The Secret Science of Superheroes (2017)
Book
M. Lorch, & A. Miah (Eds.), (2016). The Secret Science of Superheroes

Ever wondered what a superhero eats for breakfast? Do they need a special diet to feed their superpowers? The odd metabolisms of superheroes must mean they have strange dietary needs, from the high calorie diets to fuel flaming bodies and super speed... Read More

Self-belief and agency (2017)
Journal Article
Zangwill, N. (2017). Self-belief and agency. Journal of Mind and Behavior, 38(1), 35-52

I argue for the view that we all believe that we exist from the fact that the belief is a presupposition of some of our mental life. We cannot argue from perceptual experience, but we can argue from action. I defend an essentially active (or perhaps... Read More

Determination of alpha spectroscopic factors for unbound 17O states (2017)
Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/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)
Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/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

Recent development of plasmon-mediated photocatalysts and their potential in selectivity regulation (2017)
Journal Article
Zhang, X., Ke, X., & Yao, J. (2018). Recent development of plasmon-mediated photocatalysts and their potential in selectivity regulation. Journal of materials chemistry. publ. by The Royal Society of Chemistry. A, Materials for energy and sustainability /, 6(5), 1941-1966. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7ta10375a

Solar energy for chemical production with high product selectivity under ambient conditions has attracted considerable attention. The development of photocatalytic nanomaterials as antennas to absorb light irradiation plays a pivotal role. Hence, cat... Read More

Solution-processable, niobium-doped titanium oxide nanorods for application in low-voltage, large-area electronic devices (2017)
Journal Article
Alharthi, F. A., Cheng, F., Verrelli, E., Kemp, N. T., Lee, A. F., Isaacs, M. A., …Kelly, S. M. (2017). Solution-processable, niobium-doped titanium oxide nanorods for application in low-voltage, large-area electronic devices. Journal of materials chemistry. publ. by The Royal Society of Chemistry. C, Materials for optical and electronic devices /, 6(5), 1038-1047. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7tc04197g

We report for the first time the one-step synthesis of solution-processable, highly crystalline, niobiumdoped titanium dioxide (Nb-TiO2) nanorods in the anatase phase by the hydrolytic condensation of Ti(OiPr)4 and niobium(V) ethoxide using oleic aci... Read More

Surface-active hollow titanosilicate particles as a Pickering interfacial catalyst for liquid-phase alkene epoxidation reactions (2017)
Journal Article
Lv, G., Wang, F., Zhang, X., & Binks, B. P. (2018). Surface-active hollow titanosilicate particles as a Pickering interfacial catalyst for liquid-phase alkene epoxidation reactions. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 34(1), 302-310. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b03633

Design of catalyst particles bearing excellent catalytic activity and suitable surface wettability is the key to the successful application of Pickering interfacial catalysis. In this study, the epoxidation of 1-hexene and cyclohexene with aqueous hy... Read More

Nutrigenetics—Personalized Nutrition in the Genetic Age (2017)
Journal Article
Beckett, E., Jones, P., Veysey, M., & Lucock, M. (2017). Nutrigenetics—Personalized Nutrition in the Genetic Age. Exploratory research and hypothesis in medicine, 2(4), 109-116. https://doi.org/10.14218/ERHM.2017.00027

Diet is an important modifiable determinant of disease, and it is becoming clear that diet and genetic risk factors are interactive in determining risk for diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancers. Advances in technology have imp... Read More

Performance of a TV white space database with different terrain resolutions and propagation models (2017)
Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.5937/telfor1702080f

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

Ten essentials for action-oriented and second order energy transitions, transformations and climate change research (2017)
Journal Article
Fazey, I., Schäpke, N., Caniglia, G., Patterson, J., Hultman, J., van Mierlo, B., …Wyborn, C. (2018). Ten essentials for action-oriented and second order energy transitions, transformations and climate change research. Energy research & social science ERSS, 40, 54-70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2017.11.026

The most critical question for climate research is no longer about the problem, but about how to facilitate the transformative changes necessary to avoid catastrophic climate-induced change. Addressing this question, however, will require massive ups... Read More