Skip to main content

Research Repository

See what's under the surface

Browse


Experimental investigation of a vertically downward two-phase air-water slug flow (2017)
Journal Article
Bouyahiaoui, H., Azzi, A., Zeghloul, A., Hasan, A., & Berrouk, A. S. (2018). Experimental investigation of a vertically downward two-phase air-water slug flow. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 162, 12-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2017.12.028

The present experimental work investigates the vertical downward two-phase slug flow in a transparent vertical pipe of 34 mm internal diameter. The gas and liquid superficial velocities are in the range of 0–3.27 m/s and 0.015–1.4 m/s respectively. T... Read More

Emulsion stabilisation by complexes of oppositely charged synthetic polyelectrolytes (2017)
Journal Article
Bago Rodriguez, A. M., Binks, B. P., & Sekine, T. (2018). Emulsion stabilisation by complexes of oppositely charged synthetic polyelectrolytes. Soft matter, 14(2), 239-254. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7sm01845b

We investigate the possibility of stabilising oil-water emulsions from the polyelectrolyte complexes (PEC) obtained in mixtures of a strong cationic polyelectrolyte (poly(diallyldimethylammonium chloride), PDADMAC) and a weak anionic one (poly(acryli... Read More

Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): blue spheroids within 87 Mpc (2017)
Journal Article
Mahajan, S., Drinkwater, M. J., Driver, S., Hopkins, A. M., Graham, A. W., Brough, S., …Pimbblet, K. A. (2018). Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): blue spheroids within 87 Mpc. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 475(1), 788-799. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx3202

© 2017 The Author(s). In this paper, we test if nearby blue spheroid (BSph) galaxies may become the progenitors of star-forming spiral galaxies or passively evolving elliptical galaxies. Our sample comprises 428 galaxies of various morphologies in th... Read More

GAMA/G10-COSMOS/3D-HST: the 0 < z < 5 cosmic star formation history, stellar-mass, and dust-mass densities (2017)
Journal Article
Driver, S. P., Andrews, S. K., da Cunha, E., Davies, L. J., Lagos, C., Robotham, A. S. G., …Wilkins, S. M. (2018). GAMA/G10-COSMOS/3D-HST: the 0 < z < 5 cosmic star formation history, stellar-mass, and dust-mass densities. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 475(3), 2891-2935. doi:10.1093/mnras/stx2728

We use the energy-balance code MAGPHYS to determine stellar and dust masses, and dust corrected star formation rates for over 200 000 GAMA galaxies, 170 000 G10-COSMOS galaxies, and 200 000 3D-HST galaxies. Our values agree well with previously repor... Read More

A General Model for the Helical Structure of Geophysical Flows in Channel Bends (2017)
Journal Article
Azpiroz-Zabala, M., Cartigny, M. J. B., Sumner, E. J., Clare, M. A., Talling, P. J., Parsons, D. R., & Cooper, C. (2017). A General Model for the Helical Structure of Geophysical Flows in Channel Bends. Geophysical research letters, 44(23), 11,932-11,941. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017gl075721

Meandering channels formed by geophysical flows (e.g., rivers and seafloor turbidity currents) include the most extensive sediment transport systems on Earth. Previous measurements from rivers show how helical flow at meander bends plays a key role i... Read More

The multiple functions of criollo, gaucho and indigenous symbols in La historieta Patoruzú, 1936-50 : the conflicts of Peronism, nationalism, and migration (2017)
Journal Article
McAleer, P. R. (2018). The multiple functions of criollo, gaucho and indigenous symbols in La historieta Patoruzú, 1936-50 : the conflicts of Peronism, nationalism, and migration. Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, 27(2), 253-270. https://doi.org/10.1080/13569325.2017.1402753

This article considers the comic book, Patoruzú in light of the cultural expressions of Argentine criollismo between the 1930s and 50s. It begins by examining the political and class conflicts that informed the meanings of criollo symbols, and how Da... Read More

Dynamic capabilities and environmental sustainability for emerging economies' multinational enterprises (2017)
Journal Article
Akhtar, P., Ullah, S., Amin, S. H., Kabra, G., & Shaw, S. (in press). Dynamic capabilities and environmental sustainability for emerging economies' multinational enterprises. International studies of management & organization,

This paper enhances our understanding how country-level (government environmental policies, legal and market requirements, technological advances, among others) and firm-level (organizational size, culture, managerial characteristics, among others) d... Read More

Critical performativity in the field: Methodological principles for activist ethnographers (2017)
Journal Article
Reedy, P. C., & King, D. R. (2019). Critical performativity in the field: Methodological principles for activist ethnographers. Organizational Research Methods, 22(2), 564-589. https://doi.org/10.1177/1094428117744881

It has been proposed that engagement with activism might make critical organizational scholarship more relevant to practitioners. However, there is a lack of systematic inquiry into how such engagement might be undertaken, which this article redres... Read More

Assembly of high-potency photosensitizer-antibody conjugates through application of dendron multiplier technology (2017)
Journal Article
Rodrigues, J. M., Cheng, M. H., Bryden, F., Maruani, A., Rodrigues, J. M. M., Cheng, M. H. Y., …Boyle, R. W. (2018). Assembly of high-potency photosensitizer-antibody conjugates through application of dendron multiplier technology. Bioconjugate chemistry, 29(1), 176-181. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.7b00678

© 2017 American Chemical Society. Exploitation of photosensitizers as payloads for antibody-based anticancer therapeutics offers a novel alternative to the small pool of commonly utilized cytotoxins. However, existing bioconjugation methodologies are... Read More

Anti-Müllerian hormone measurement for the diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome (2017)
Journal Article
Sathyapalan, T., Al-Qaissi, A., Kilpatrick, E. S., Dargham, S. R., & Atkin, S. L. (2018). Anti-Müllerian hormone measurement for the diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome. Clinical Endocrinology, 88(2), 258-262. https://doi.org/10.1111/cen.13517

Objective: Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) is derived from the small antral follicles, and an elevated level has been suggested to add value to the Rotterdam criteria for the diagnosis of PCOS in cases of diagnostic uncertainty. Therefore, the role of A... Read More

Thermally responsive capillary suspensions (2017)
Journal Article
Das, A. A., Dunstan, T. S., Stoyanov, S. D., Starck, P., & Paunov, V. N. (2017). Thermally responsive capillary suspensions. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 9(50), 44152-44160. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b11358

© 2017 American Chemical Society. We demonstrate that stimulus-responsive capillary-structured materials can be formed from hydrophobized calcium carbonate particles suspended in a non-polar phase (silicone oil) and bridged by very small amounts of a... Read More

Comparative evaluation of heart rate-based monitors: Apple Watch vs Fitbit Charge HR (2017)
Journal Article
Bai, Y., Hibbing, P., Mantis, C., & Welk, G. J. (2018). Comparative evaluation of heart rate-based monitors: Apple Watch vs Fitbit Charge HR. Journal of sports sciences, 36(15), 1734-1741. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2017.1412235

The purpose of this investigation was to examine the validity of energy expenditure (EE), steps, and heart rate measured with the Apple Watch 1 and Fitbit Charge HR. Thirty-nine healthy adults wore the two monitors while completing a semi-structured... Read More

The Foundation Supernova Survey: Motivation, design, implementation, and first data release (2017)
Journal Article
Foley, R. J., Scolnic, D., Rest, A., Jha, S. W., Pan, Y., Riess, A. G., …Willman, M. (2018). The Foundation Supernova Survey: Motivation, design, implementation, and first data release. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 475(1), 193-219. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx3136

© 2017 The Author(s). The Foundation Supernova Survey aims to provide a large, high-fidelity, homogeneous, and precisely calibrated low-redshift Type Ia supernova (SN Ia) sample for cosmology. The calibration of the current low-redshift SN sample is... Read More

Fictionality and tourism in the construction of National Images. Studies on Japanese anime representations of Spain (Poster) (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hernández-Pérez, M. (2017, December). Fictionality and tourism in the construction of National Images. Studies on Japanese anime representations of Spain (Poster). Paper presented at XII CONGRESO NACIONAL Y III CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL DE LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ESTUDIOS JAPONESES EN ESPAÑA (AEJE) 2016 TEMA: “El turismo como vía de conocimiento y desarrollo”, Universidad Complutense de Madrid: Madrid (Spain)

PROPOSAL PRESENTED It is a fact that one of the biggest attractions of modern Japanese culture lies in its immense, outstanding cultural capital. In recent years, the fascination that Japan has on our collective imagination has been stimulated, even... Read More

Categorisation of Mobile EEG: A Researcher's Perspective (2017)
Journal Article
Bateson, A. D., Baseler, H. A., Paulson, K. S., Ahmed, F., & Asghar, A. U. (2017). Categorisation of Mobile EEG: A Researcher's Perspective. Biomed research international, 2017, (1-15). doi:10.1155/2017/5496196. ISSN 2314-6133

© 2017 Anthony D. Bateson et al. Researchers are increasingly attempting to undertake electroencephalography (EEG) recordings in novel environments and contexts outside of the traditional static laboratory setting. The term "mobile EEG," although com... Read More

Enhanced violations of Leggett-Garg inequalities in an experimental three-level system (2017)
Journal Article
Wang, K., Emary, C., Zhan, X., Bian, Z., Li, J., & Xue, P. (2017). Enhanced violations of Leggett-Garg inequalities in an experimental three-level system. Optics express, 25(25), 31462-31470. doi:10.1364/OE.25.031462

Leggett-Garg inequalities are tests of macroscopic realism that can be violated by quantum mechanics. In this letter, we realise photonic Leggett-Garg tests on a three-level system and implement measurements that admit three distinct measurement outc... Read More

ORAI channels are critical for receptor-mediated endocytosis of albumin (2017)
Journal Article
Zeng, B., Chen, G., Garcia-Vaz, E., Bhandari, S., Daskoulidou, N., Berglund, L. M., …Xu, S. (2017). ORAI channels are critical for receptor-mediated endocytosis of albumin. Nature communications, 8(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-02094-y

Impaired albumin reabsorption by proximal tubular epithelial cells (PTECs) has been highlighted in diabetic nephropathy (DN), but little is known about the underlying molecular mechanisms. Here we find that ORAI1-3, are preferentially expressed in PT... Read More

Churn flow in high viscosity oils and large diameter columns (2017)
Journal Article
Mohammed, S. K., Hasan, A., Dimitrakis, G., & Azzopardi, B. J. (2018). Churn flow in high viscosity oils and large diameter columns. International journal of multiphase flow, 100, 16-29. https://doi.org/10.1016...tiphaseflow.2017.11.018

Churn flow is an important intermediate flow regime occurring in between slug and annular flow patterns in two-phase flow, with profound implications in chemical and petroleum industry. The majority of studies to date in churn flow have been carried... Read More