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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.

Supply Chain Management Systems in Africa: insights from Nigeria. (2021)
Book Chapter
Oyedijo, A., Adams, K., & Koukpaki, S. (2021). Supply Chain Management Systems in Africa: insights from Nigeria. In E. Osabutey, S. Sigué, & J. B. Abugre (Eds.), Business in Africa in the Era of Digital Technology: Essays in Honour of Professor William Darley. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-70538-1

This chapter investigates the barriers and driving forces of supply chain collaboration in Nigeria as prior research has not adequately explored this issue in developing countries. Using an in-depth qualitative interviews conducted with purchasing an... Read More about Supply Chain Management Systems in Africa: insights from Nigeria..

Transient Permian-Triassic euxinia in the southern Panthalassa deep ocean (2021)
Journal Article
Takahashi, S., Strachan, L., Yin, R., Wignall, P. B., Bond, D. P. G., & Grasby, S. E. (in press). Transient Permian-Triassic euxinia in the southern Panthalassa deep ocean. Geology, https://doi.org/10.1130/G48928.1

Both the duration and severity of deep-water anoxic conditions across the Permo-Triassic mass extinction (PTME) is controversial. Panthalassa Ocean circulation models yield varying results, ranging from a well-ventilated deep ocean to rapidly develop... Read More about Transient Permian-Triassic euxinia in the southern Panthalassa deep ocean.

The role of diagnostic ultrasound imaging for patients with known prostate cancer within an active surveillance pathway: a systematic review (2021)
Journal Article
Simms, M., Parker, P., Rigby, A., Whybrow, P., & Twiddy, M. (in press). The role of diagnostic ultrasound imaging for patients with known prostate cancer within an active surveillance pathway: a systematic review. Ultrasound, https://doi.org/10.1177/1742271X21995212

Background The use of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) within active surveillance of prostate cancer programmes is identified by the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE guideline NG 131 2019) as having a role... Read More about The role of diagnostic ultrasound imaging for patients with known prostate cancer within an active surveillance pathway: a systematic review.

Craniofacial development illuminates the evolution of nightbirds (Strisores) (2021)
Journal Article
Navalón, G., Nebreda, S. M., Bright, J. A., Fabbri, M., Benson, R. B. J., Bhullar, B., …Rayfield, E. J. (2021). Craniofacial development illuminates the evolution of nightbirds (Strisores). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 288(1948), https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.0181

Evolutionary variation in ontogeny played a central role in the origin of the avian skull. However, its influence in subsequent bird evolution is largely unexplored. We assess the links between ontogenetic and evolutionary variation of skull morpholo... Read More about Craniofacial development illuminates the evolution of nightbirds (Strisores).

Factors associated with delays in revascularization in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischaemia: population-based cohort study (2021)
Journal Article
Birmpili, P., Johal, A., Li, Q., Waton, S., Chetter, I., Boyle, J. R., & Cromwell, D. (in press). Factors associated with delays in revascularization in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischaemia: population-based cohort study. British journal of surgery, https://doi.org/10.1093/bjs/znab039

Background: Prompt revascularization in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischaemia (CLTI) is important, and recent guidance has suggested that patients should undergo revascularization within 5 days of an emergency admission to hospital. The ai... Read More about Factors associated with delays in revascularization in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischaemia: population-based cohort study.

Physiotherapists’ views on their role in self-management approaches: A qualitative systematic review (2021)
Journal Article
Killingback, C., Thompson, M., Chipperfield, S., Clark, C., & Williams, J. (in press). Physiotherapists’ views on their role in self-management approaches: A qualitative systematic review. Physiotherapy theory and practice, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/09593985.2021.1911011

Background: Self-management has been an increasingly important aspect of helping people manage their long-term conditions. The aim of this qualitative review was to synthesize the views of physiotherapists concerning their delivery of a self-manageme... Read More about Physiotherapists’ views on their role in self-management approaches: A qualitative systematic review.

Inter-rater reliability of care home staff's proxy judgements with residents' assessment of their own health-related quality of life: an analysis of the PATCH trial EQ-5D data (2021)
Journal Article
Kelly, C., Hulme, C., Graham, L., Ellwood, A., Patel, I., Cundill, B., …Forster, A. (in press). Inter-rater reliability of care home staff's proxy judgements with residents' assessment of their own health-related quality of life: an analysis of the PATCH trial EQ-5D data. Age and ageing, https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afab053

Objectives to compare care staff proxies with care home residents’ self-assessment of their health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Methods we assessed the degree of inter-rater reliability between residents and care staff proxies for the EQ-5D-... Read More about Inter-rater reliability of care home staff's proxy judgements with residents' assessment of their own health-related quality of life: an analysis of the PATCH trial EQ-5D data.

Reeves’ muntjac populations continue to grow and spread across Great Britain and are invading continental Europe (2021)
Journal Article
Ward, A. I., Richardson, S., & Mergeay, J. (2021). Reeves’ muntjac populations continue to grow and spread across Great Britain and are invading continental Europe. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 67(3), https://doi.org/10.1007/s10344-021-01478-2

The appropriate response for controlling an invasive non-native species depends on the extent to which its invasion has progressed, which can be revealed by information on its distribution and abundance. Reeves’ muntjac is a native deer to China and... Read More about Reeves’ muntjac populations continue to grow and spread across Great Britain and are invading continental Europe.

A Single‐Pot Template Reaction Towards a Manganese‐Based T 1 Contrast Agent (2021)
Journal Article
Contrast Agent. Angewandte Chemie, https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202100885

Manganese‐based contrast agents (MnCAs) have emerged as suitable alternatives to gadolinium‐based contrast agents (GdCAs). However, due to their kinetic lability and laborious synthetic procedures, only a few MnCAs have found clinical MRI application... Read More about A Single‐Pot Template Reaction Towards a Manganese‐Based T 1 Contrast Agent.

Persistent Food Shortages in Venetian Crete: A First Hypothesis (2021)
Journal Article
Sotiropoulou, I. (in press). Persistent Food Shortages in Venetian Crete: A First Hypothesis. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 14(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm14040151

This paper examines the persistent food shortages in the island of Crete under Venetian rule (1204–1669) through the prism of the monetary system of Venetian territories and in combination with the other economic policies of the Venetian empire. From... Read More about Persistent Food Shortages in Venetian Crete: A First Hypothesis.

Cytomegalovirus infection is associated with an increase in aortic stiffness in older men which may be mediated in part by CD4 memory T-cells (2021)
Journal Article
Kern, F., Davies, K. A., Smith, H. E., Caserta, S., Reus, B., Morrow, G., …Kirkham, F. (in press). Cytomegalovirus infection is associated with an increase in aortic stiffness in older men which may be mediated in part by CD4 memory T-cells. Theranostics, 11(12), 5728-5741. https://doi.org/10.7150/thno.58356

Human Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is associated with atherosclerosis, higher cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, and an increase in memory T-cells (Tmem). T-cells have also been implicated in CVD, independently of CMV infection. To better understa... Read More about Cytomegalovirus infection is associated with an increase in aortic stiffness in older men which may be mediated in part by CD4 memory T-cells.

Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) crisis on surgical training: a global survey and a proposed framework for recovery (2021)
Journal Article
Research Education INnovation in Surgery (REINS) initiative COVID-19 group, , Yiasemidou, M., & Chetter, I. (2021). Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) crisis on surgical training: a global survey and a proposed framework for recovery. BJS Open, 5(2), https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsopen/zraa051

Background: The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic had a profound impact on surgical services, potentially having a detrimental impact on training opportunities. The aim of this global survey was to assess the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on surgical training and... Read More about Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) crisis on surgical training: a global survey and a proposed framework for recovery.

Monitoring practices of training load and biological maturity in UK soccer academies (2021)
Journal Article
Salter, J., De Ste Croix, M. B., Hughes, J., Weston, M., & Towlson, C. (2021). Monitoring practices of training load and biological maturity in UK soccer academies. International journal of sports physiology and performance : IJSPP, 16(3), 395-406. https://doi.org/10.1123/IJSPP.2019-0624

Purpose: Overuse injury risk increases during periods of accelerated growth, which can subsequently impact development in academy soccer, suggesting a need to quantify training exposure. Nonprescriptive development scheme legislation could lead to in... Read More about Monitoring practices of training load and biological maturity in UK soccer academies.

Laboratory observations on meltwater meandering rivulets on ice (2021)
Journal Article
Fernández, R., & Parker, G. (in press). Laboratory observations on meltwater meandering rivulets on ice. Earth surface dynamics ESURF ; an interactive open access journal of the European Geosciences Union, 9(2), 253-269. https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-9-253-2021

We present a set of observations on meltwater meandering rivulets on ice and compare them (qualitatively and quantitatively) to morphologies commonly found in meandering channels in different media. The observations include data from planned centimet... Read More about Laboratory observations on meltwater meandering rivulets on ice.

Comparative assessment of marine weathering of ROP-derived biopolymers against conventional plastics (2021)
Journal Article
Rodgers, K., Mayes, W. M., Santoro, O., Redshaw, C., Mccumskay, R., & Parsons, D. R. (2021). Comparative assessment of marine weathering of ROP-derived biopolymers against conventional plastics. Marine pollution bulletin, 167, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112272

Bio-based plastics were designed to replace single-use plastics and to cause less post-consumer environmental damage. This paper assesses the weathering of four bio-based polymers created by ring opening polymerization (ROP) promoted by a previously... Read More about Comparative assessment of marine weathering of ROP-derived biopolymers against conventional plastics.

A facile synthesis of a room-temperature chiral discotic nematic liquid crystal based on pentaalkynylbenzene core (2021)
Journal Article
Yu, H., & Mehl, G. H. (in press). A facile synthesis of a room-temperature chiral discotic nematic liquid crystal based on pentaalkynylbenzene core. Liquid crystals, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1080/02678292.2021.1900433

The preparation of discotic liquid crystal with a wide thermal nematic phase range remains a challenge. Here, a method to synthesise a class of discotic liquid crystal with exclusive and stable chiral nematic phase over a wide temperature range, base... Read More about A facile synthesis of a room-temperature chiral discotic nematic liquid crystal based on pentaalkynylbenzene core.