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Critical Systems Thinking, Systemic Intervention and Beyond (2021)
Book Chapter
Midgley, G., & Rajagopalan, R. (in press). Critical Systems Thinking, Systemic Intervention and Beyond. In G. S. Metcalf, K. Kijima, & H. Deguchi (Eds.), Handbook of Systems Sciences. New York: Springer Publishing Company

Diatom Biofilms: Ecosystem Engineering And Niche Construction (2021)
Book Chapter
Paterson, D. M. .., & Hope, J. (in press). Diatom Biofilms: Ecosystem Engineering And Niche Construction. In R. Gordon, S. A. Cohn, & K. M. Manoylov (Eds.), Diatom Gliding Motility: Biology and Applications. Wiley

Ecology is complex and while there is a modern drive towards a holistic or “ecosystem approach” for managing marine systems, we are still a long way from fully understanding the interactions between the various components of different ecosystems and... Read More about Diatom Biofilms: Ecosystem Engineering And Niche Construction.

The Tokophobia Severity Scale (TSS): Measurement model, power and sample size considerations (2021)
Journal Article
Martin, C. R., Jones, C., Huang, C., Jomeen, J., Boubert, L., & Marshall, C. A. (in press). The Tokophobia Severity Scale (TSS): Measurement model, power and sample size considerations. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2021.1931070

Objective: To examine the measurement model of the Tokophobia Severity Scale and consider issues of statistical power and sample size from the original instrument development study. Background: Fear of childbirth (FoC) and tokophobia represents an... Read More about The Tokophobia Severity Scale (TSS): Measurement model, power and sample size considerations.

A mixed-methods feasibility study of a novel transitional regime of incremental haemodialysis: study design and protocol (2021)
Journal Article
Twiddy, M., Hazara, A., Bhandari, S., & Allgar, V. (in press). A mixed-methods feasibility study of a novel transitional regime of incremental haemodialysis: study design and protocol. Clinical and Experimental Nephrology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10157-021-02072-1

Background: Incremental haemodialysis/haemodiafiltration (HD) may help reduce early mortality rates in patients starting HD therapy. The aims of this mixed-method feasibility study are to test the acceptability, tolerance and safety of a novel increm... Read More about A mixed-methods feasibility study of a novel transitional regime of incremental haemodialysis: study design and protocol.

Dynamic Coordination between a Triphenylamine-Functionalized Salicylaldehyde Schiff Base and a Copper(II) Ion (2021)
Journal Article
Zhang, X., Wu, S., Yang, X., Shen, L., Huang, Y., Xu, H., …Feng, X. (2021). Dynamic Coordination between a Triphenylamine-Functionalized Salicylaldehyde Schiff Base and a Copper(II) Ion. Inorganic chemistry, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c00523

The coordination between a ligand and a metal is a spontaneous and uncontrollable process. In this Article, we successfully observe the formation of metal coordination in a triphenylamine-functionalized salicylaldehyde Schiff base with a copper(II) i... Read More about Dynamic Coordination between a Triphenylamine-Functionalized Salicylaldehyde Schiff Base and a Copper(II) Ion.

Detecting hypoxia in vitro using 18F-pretargeted IEDDA “click” chemistry in live cells (2021)
Journal Article
Allott, L., Chen, C., Braga, M., Leung, S. F. J., Wang, N., Barnes, C., …Aboagye, E. O. (in press). Detecting hypoxia in vitro using 18F-pretargeted IEDDA “click” chemistry in live cells. RSC advances, 11(33), 20335-20341. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1ra02482e

We have exemplified a pretargeted approach to interrogate hypoxia in live cells using radioactive bioorthogonal inverse electron demand Diels–Alder (IEDDA) “click” chemistry. Our novel 18F-tetrazine probe ([18F]FB-Tz) and 2-nitroimidazole-based TCO t... Read More about Detecting hypoxia in vitro using 18F-pretargeted IEDDA “click” chemistry in live cells.

Mobile phone use and the welfare of Community Health Nurses in Ghana: An analysis of unintended costs (2021)
Journal Article
Robson, E., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Kasim, A., Owusu, S., & Mariwah, S. (2021). Mobile phone use and the welfare of Community Health Nurses in Ghana: An analysis of unintended costs. World Development Perspectives, 23, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wdp.2021.100317

The use of mobile phones is fast transforming the healthcare delivery landscape in Ghana. A substantial number of health facilities are now dependent on mobile phones to facilitate their work. Evidence of the use of mobile phones in Ghana’s healthcar... Read More about Mobile phone use and the welfare of Community Health Nurses in Ghana: An analysis of unintended costs.

Restraining forces and drivers of supply chain collaboration: evidence from an emerging market (2021)
Journal Article
Oyedijo, A., Koukpaki, A. S. F., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Alfarsi, F., & Yang, Y. (in press). Restraining forces and drivers of supply chain collaboration: evidence from an emerging market. Supply chain management, https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-06-2020-0263

Purpose - This paper aims to investigate how restraining forces and driving forces impact supply chain collaboration in the context of Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach - A qualitative approach was adopted. Using semi-structured interviews, da... Read More about Restraining forces and drivers of supply chain collaboration: evidence from an emerging market.

Pro-cachectic factors link experimental and human chronic kidney disease to skeletal muscle wasting programs (2021)
Journal Article
Solagna, F., Tezze, C., Lindenmeyer, M. T., Lu, S., Wu, G., Liu, S., …Huber, T. B. (2021). Pro-cachectic factors link experimental and human chronic kidney disease to skeletal muscle wasting programs. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 131(11), https://doi.org/10.1172/jci135821

Skeletal muscle wasting is commonly associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD), resulting in increased morbidity and mortality. However, the link between kidney and muscle function remains poorly understood. Here, we took a complementary interorgan... Read More about Pro-cachectic factors link experimental and human chronic kidney disease to skeletal muscle wasting programs.

Scandium calix[n]arenes (n = 4, 6, 8): Structural, cytotoxicity and ring opening polymerization studies. (2021)
Journal Article
Alshamrani, A. F., Santoro, O., Prior, T. J., Alamri, M. A., Stasiuk, G. J., Elsegood, M. R. J., & Redshaw, C. (in press). Scandium calix[n]arenes (n = 4, 6, 8): Structural, cytotoxicity and ring opening polymerization studies. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, https://doi.org/10.1039/d1dt01330k

Interaction of [Sc(OR)3] (R = iPr or triflate) with p-tert-butylcalix[n]arenes, where n = 4, 6, or 8, affords a number of intriguing structural motifs, which are relatively non-toxic (cytotoxicity evaluated against cell lines HCT116 and HT-29) and a... Read More about Scandium calix[n]arenes (n = 4, 6, 8): Structural, cytotoxicity and ring opening polymerization studies..

Low liquidity beta anomaly in China (2021)
Journal Article
Frömmel, M., Han, X., Li, Y., & Vigne, S. A. (in press). Low liquidity beta anomaly in China. Emerging markets review, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ememar.2021.100832

The conventional risk-based theory does not reconcile with the liquidity-beta anomaly in China: Low liquidity-beta stocks outperform high liquidity-beta stocks on a risk-adjusted basis. This striking pattern is robust to different weighting schemes,... Read More about Low liquidity beta anomaly in China.

Household indoor microplastics within the Humber region (United Kingdom): quantification and chemical characterisation of particles present (2021)
Journal Article
Jenner, L., Sadofsky, L., Danopoulos, E., & Rotchell, J. (in press). Household indoor microplastics within the Humber region (United Kingdom): quantification and chemical characterisation of particles present. Atmospheric Environment, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118512

Knowledge regarding the presence of suspended microplastics (MPs) within the air is lacking, especially indoors, yet the importance of indoor air quality and human health is rising. This study is the first to report MPs within multiple homes over a 6... Read More about Household indoor microplastics within the Humber region (United Kingdom): quantification and chemical characterisation of particles present.

Can we actually assess learner autonomy? The problematic nature of assessing student autonomy. (2021)
Journal Article
Holmes, A. (in press). Can we actually assess learner autonomy? The problematic nature of assessing student autonomy. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 9(3), 8-15. https://doi.org/10.34293/sijedu.v9i3.3858

This paper explores, from a theoretical basis, the difficulty in defining and assessing learner autonomy in higher education. Despite the development of learner autonomy being a key aim of higher education, it is a vague and ill-defined term. As such... Read More about Can we actually assess learner autonomy? The problematic nature of assessing student autonomy..

The Beauty of Twist-Bend Nematic Phase: Fast Switching Domains, First Order Fréedericksz Transition and a Hierarchy of Structures (2021)
Journal Article
Panov, V. P., Song, J., Mehl, G. H., & Vij, J. K. (2021). The Beauty of Twist-Bend Nematic Phase: Fast Switching Domains, First Order Fréedericksz Transition and a Hierarchy of Structures. Crystals, 11(6), 621. https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst11060621

The twist-bend nematic phase (NTB) exhibits a complicated hierarchy of structures responsible for several intriguing properties presented here. These are: the observation of a fast electrooptic response, the exhibition of a large electroclinic effect... Read More about The Beauty of Twist-Bend Nematic Phase: Fast Switching Domains, First Order Fréedericksz Transition and a Hierarchy of Structures.

Translation of the UK-Birth-Satisfaction-Scale-Revised (BSS-R) into Brazilian (Portuguese) and description of initial measurement properties (2021)
Journal Article
Diniz-Zanett, M. R., Ferrari, R. B., Martin, C., Hollins Martin, C., de Souza, F. G., Clini, J. V., …Diniz Zanetti, M. R. (2021). Translation of the UK-Birth-Satisfaction-Scale-Revised (BSS-R) into Brazilian (Portuguese) and description of initial measurement properties. The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, https://doi.org/10.1080/14767058.2021.1913579

Rationale: The concept of birth satisfaction embraces many factors, which include for example perceived quality of care provision, stress experienced, and personal coping strategies. A woman’s birth experience has the power to affect her mental healt... Read More about Translation of the UK-Birth-Satisfaction-Scale-Revised (BSS-R) into Brazilian (Portuguese) and description of initial measurement properties.

Immersive-learning experiences in real-life contexts: deconstructing and reconstructing Vietnamese kindergarten teachers’ understanding of STEAM education (2021)
Journal Article
Thao-Do, T. P., Shaw, P. A., Traunter, J. E., Nguyen, N., Huong, T. T., & Thao-Do, P. (2021). Immersive-learning experiences in real-life contexts: deconstructing and reconstructing Vietnamese kindergarten teachers’ understanding of STEAM education. International Journal of Early Years Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/09669760.2021.1933920

This paper presents a unique perspective into challenges faced by kindergarten teachers in engaging children in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) education in Vietnam. It reports on teachers’ perspectives of an adaptation... Read More about Immersive-learning experiences in real-life contexts: deconstructing and reconstructing Vietnamese kindergarten teachers’ understanding of STEAM education.

The role of fairness in multi-tier sustainable supply chains (2021)
Journal Article
Oyedijo, A., Yang, Y., Koukpaki, A. S. F., & Mishra, N. (in press). The role of fairness in multi-tier sustainable supply chains. International Journal of Production Research, https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2021.1928319

Fairness is an important topic that forms part of an organisation’s sustainability practice and agenda, particularly from a social dimension. However, past studies have rarely considered the role of fairness as a driver of sustainability in multi-tie... Read More about The role of fairness in multi-tier sustainable supply chains.

Polarization tuning of an H1 organic–inorganic nano-cavity (2021)
Journal Article
Murshidy, M. M., Adawi, A. M., Fry, P. W., & Lidzey, D. G. (2021). Polarization tuning of an H1 organic–inorganic nano-cavity. Journal of applied physics, 129(20), https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0050458

We investigate the optical properties of the dipole-like modes of an H1 nano-cavity consisting of a single missing airhole imbedded into a triangular two-dimensional silicon nitride (Si3N4) based photonic crystal coated with a red-fluorescent molecul... Read More about Polarization tuning of an H1 organic–inorganic nano-cavity.