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Computational biomechanical modelling of the rabbit cranium during mastication (2021)
Journal Article
Watson, P. J., Sharp, A. C., Choudhary, T., Fagan, M. J., Dutel, H., Evans, S. E., & Gröning, F. (2021). Computational biomechanical modelling of the rabbit cranium during mastication. Scientific reports, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-92558-5

Although a functional relationship between bone structure and mastication has been shown in some regions of the rabbit skull, the biomechanics of the whole cranium during mastication have yet to be fully explored. In terms of cranial biomechanics, th... Read More about Computational biomechanical modelling of the rabbit cranium during mastication.

Snitches get Stitches and End up in Ditches: A Systematic Review of the Factors Associated with Whistleblowing Intentions (2021)
Journal Article
Nicholls, A. R., Fairs, L. R., Toner, J., Jones, L., Mantis, C., Barkoukis, V., …Schomöller, A. (in press). Snitches get Stitches and End up in Ditches: A Systematic Review of the Factors Associated with Whistleblowing Intentions. Frontiers in Psychology, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.631538

Blowing the whistle on corruption or wrongdoing can facilitate the detection, investigation, and then prosecution of a violation that may have otherwise gone undetected. The purpose of this systematic review was to identify the factors that are assoc... Read More about Snitches get Stitches and End up in Ditches: A Systematic Review of the Factors Associated with Whistleblowing Intentions.

Professional perspectives on applying the NICE and British Psychological Society Guidelines for the management of Behaviours that Challenge in dementia care: an e-survey (2021)
Journal Article
Gray, K. L., Moniz-Cook, E., Reichelt, K., Duffy, F., & James, I. A. (in press). Professional perspectives on applying the NICE and British Psychological Society Guidelines for the management of Behaviours that Challenge in dementia care: an e-survey. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1111/bjc.12316

Objectives: Behaviours that challenge (BtC) reflect the most costly and burdensome aspects of dementia where non-pharmacological interventions rather than antipsychotic medication have been recommended as first-line approaches for over a decade (NICE... Read More about Professional perspectives on applying the NICE and British Psychological Society Guidelines for the management of Behaviours that Challenge in dementia care: an e-survey.

Combined analysis of IGHV mutations, telomere length and CD49d identifies long-term progression-free survivors in TP53 wild-type CLL treated with FCR-based therapies (2021)
Journal Article
Pepper, A. G., Zucchetto, A., Norris, K., Tissino, E., Polesel, J., Soe, Z., …Pepper, C. (2021). Combined analysis of IGHV mutations, telomere length and CD49d identifies long-term progression-free survivors in TP53 wild-type CLL treated with FCR-based therapies. Leukemia : official journal of the Leukemia Society of America, Leukemia Research Fund, U.K, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41375-021-01322-1

Aquatic Therapy for improving Lower Limbs Function in Post-stroke Survivors: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis (2021)
Journal Article
Ghayour Najafabadi, M., Shariat, A., Dommerholt, J., Hakakzadeh, A., Nakhostin-Ansari, A., Selk-Ghaffari, M., …Cleland, J. A. (in press). Aquatic Therapy for improving Lower Limbs Function in Post-stroke Survivors: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/10749357.2021.1929011

Background: Lower limb disability is common in chronic stroke patients, and aquatic therapy is one of the modalities used for the rehabilitation of these patients. Objectives: To summarize the evidence of the effects of aquatic therapy on lower limb... Read More about Aquatic Therapy for improving Lower Limbs Function in Post-stroke Survivors: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis.

Patient experience of telemedicine in addictions (2021)
Journal Article
Mayet, S., Mccaw, I., Hashmani, Z., Drozdova, Z., Gledhill, A., Arshad, S., …Phillips, T. (2021). Patient experience of telemedicine in addictions. BJPsych Open, 7(S1), S269-S270. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2021.717

Aims Opioid dependence has high risks and opioid substitution treatment (OST) improves outcomes and reduces deaths. Attendance at addiction specialist prescribers may be limited, particularly in rural areas. Telemedicine, such as videoconferencing,... Read More about Patient experience of telemedicine in addictions.

Establishing sustainable sediment budgets is critical for climate-resilient mega-deltas (2021)
Journal Article
Vasilopoulos, G., Quan, Q. L., Parsons, D. R., Darby, S. E., Tri, V. P. D., Hung, N. N., …Aalto, R. (2021). Establishing sustainable sediment budgets is critical for climate-resilient mega-deltas. Environmental Research Letters, 16(6), https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac06fc

Many of the world's major river deltas face a sustainability crisis, as they come under threat of increases in salinity and the extent of tidal zones forced by combinations of sea-level rise, changes in river discharge and channel geometry. The relat... Read More about Establishing sustainable sediment budgets is critical for climate-resilient mega-deltas.

The call is coming from inside the house: researching race after Yugoslavia in ‘post-post-racial’ times (2021)
Book Chapter
Baker, C. (2021). The call is coming from inside the house: researching race after Yugoslavia in ‘post-post-racial’ times. In Researching Yugoslavia and Its Aftermath: Sources, Prejudices and Alternative Solutions (253-272). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-70343-1_12

This chapter sets efforts to research race in the (post-)Yugoslav region in the context of what Kimberlé Crenshaw has termed today’s ‘post-post-racial’ times, in which progressives who might have believed that global society was on an inevitable cour... Read More about The call is coming from inside the house: researching race after Yugoslavia in ‘post-post-racial’ times.

‘I guess I was surprised by an app telling an adult they had to go to bed before half ten’: a phenomenological exploration of behavioural ‘nudges’ (2021)
Journal Article
Toner, J., Allen-Collinson, J., & Jones, L. (2021). ‘I guess I was surprised by an app telling an adult they had to go to bed before half ten’: a phenomenological exploration of behavioural ‘nudges’. Qualitative research in sport, exercise and health, https://doi.org/10.1080/2159676X.2021.1937296

In recent years, the role of self-tracking technologies has been investigated, debated and critiqued within qualitative research circles. The principal means by which self-tracking technologies seek to promote health-related behaviours and behaviour... Read More about ‘I guess I was surprised by an app telling an adult they had to go to bed before half ten’: a phenomenological exploration of behavioural ‘nudges’.

A lab-on-a-chip platform for integrated extraction and detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in resource-limited settings (2021)
Journal Article
Rodriguez-Mateos, P., Ngamsom, B., Walter, C., Dyer, C. E., Gitaka, J., Iles, A., & Pamme, N. (2021). A lab-on-a-chip platform for integrated extraction and detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in resource-limited settings. Analytica Chimica Acta, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2021.338758

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has caused the unprecedented global pandemic of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19). Efforts are needed to develop rapid and accurate diagnostic tools for extensive testing allowing for eff... Read More about A lab-on-a-chip platform for integrated extraction and detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in resource-limited settings.

Hydroclimate changes in eastern Africa over the past 200,000 years may have influenced early human dispersal (2021)
Journal Article
Schaebitz, F., Asrat, A., Lamb, H. F., Cohen, A. S., Foerster, V., Duesing, W., …Trauth, M. H. (2021). Hydroclimate changes in eastern Africa over the past 200,000 years may have influenced early human dispersal. Communications Earth & Environment, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s43247-021-00195-7

Reconstructions of climatic and environmental conditions can contribute to current debates about the factors that influenced early human dispersal within and beyond Africa. Here we analyse a 200,000-year multi-proxy paleoclimate record from Chew Bahi... Read More about Hydroclimate changes in eastern Africa over the past 200,000 years may have influenced early human dispersal.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Surgical Training: the Past, the Present and the Future (2021)
Journal Article
Yiasemidou, M. (in press). The Impact of COVID-19 on Surgical Training: the Past, the Present and the Future. Indian Journal of Surgery, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-021-02964-2

The COVID-19 pandemic and infection control measures had an unavoidable impact on surgical services. During the first wave of the pandemic, elective surgery, endoscopy, and ‘face-to-face’ clinics were discontinued after recommendations from professio... Read More about The Impact of COVID-19 on Surgical Training: the Past, the Present and the Future.

Experiences and perceptions of trial participants and healthcare professionals in the UK Frozen Shoulder Trial (UK FROST): a nested qualitative study (2021)
Journal Article
Srikesavan, C., Toye, F., Brealey, S., Goodchild, L., Northgraves, M., Charalambous, C. P., …Lamb, S. (2021). Experiences and perceptions of trial participants and healthcare professionals in the UK Frozen Shoulder Trial (UK FROST): a nested qualitative study. BMJ open, 11(6), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040829

Objectives To explore the experiences and perceptions of trial participants and healthcare professionals in the UK Frozen Shoulder Trial (UK FROST), a multicentre randomised controlled trial that compared manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA), arthros... Read More about Experiences and perceptions of trial participants and healthcare professionals in the UK Frozen Shoulder Trial (UK FROST): a nested qualitative study.

An integrated decision driven design framework to support the ecological restoration of rivers (2021)
Journal Article
King, M., van Zyll de Jong, M., Piercey, D., Nunn, A. D., & Cowx, I. G. (in press). An integrated decision driven design framework to support the ecological restoration of rivers. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2021.1932772

A structured and collaborative approach to design and decision‐making in the context of ecological restoration of rivers is developed and illustrated using a case study involving the mitigation of physical barriers to fish migration on the River Tren... Read More about An integrated decision driven design framework to support the ecological restoration of rivers.

The UK and Covid 19 (2021)
Book Chapter
Tyler, C. (2021). The UK and Covid 19. In J. N. Pieterse, H. Lim, & H. Khondker (Eds.), Covid-19 and Governance: Crisis Reveals. Abingdon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

This chapter explores the institutional and ideological tensions that shape the United Kingdom (UK) government’s responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. The discussion is structured as follows. Section one presents the UK government’s response to the pan... Read More about The UK and Covid 19.

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 ar... Read More about The Tokophobia Severity Scale (TSS): measurement model, power and sample size considerations.

Where are we? Towards an understanding of the selective accumulation of microplastics in mussels (2021)
Journal Article
Li, J., Wang, Z., Rotchell, J. M., Shen, X., Li, Q., & Zhu, J. (2021). Where are we? Towards an understanding of the selective accumulation of microplastics in mussels. Environmental pollution, 286, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117543

Mussels are suggested as bioindicators of marine microplastic pollution. However, they are selective in regards to accumulation of microplastics. To make studies more targeted and comparable, ultimately helping to determine the suitability of the mus... Read More about Where are we? Towards an understanding of the selective accumulation of microplastics in mussels.

A mixed-method feasibility study of a novel transitional regime of incremental haemodialysis: study design and protocol (2021)
Journal Article
Hazara, A. M., Twiddy, M., Hazara, A., Bhandari, S., & Allgar, V. (in press). A mixed-method 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. This mixed-method feasibility study aims to test the acceptability, tolerance and safety of a novel incremental HD regime, an... Read More about A mixed-method 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. T., Yang, X. J., Shen, L. Y., Huang, Y. L., 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.