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Disruptive Events and Associated Discontinuities: A Macromarketing Prescription (2020)
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Hyman, M. R., Kostyk, A., & Shabbir, H. A. (in press). Disruptive Events and Associated Discontinuities: A Macromarketing Prescription. Journal of Macromarketing, https://doi.org/10.1177/0276146720979134

© The Author(s) 2020. This essay discusses social disruptions, social discontinuities, and associated interventions by social marketers and public policymakers. Prescriptive touchpoints for such interventions are (1) mitigating social disruptions via... Read More about Disruptive Events and Associated Discontinuities: A Macromarketing Prescription.

Contextual positivity-familiarity effects are unaffected by known moderators of misattribution (2020)
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Weil, R., Palma, T. A., & Gawronski, B. (in press). Contextual positivity-familiarity effects are unaffected by known moderators of misattribution. Cognition and Emotion, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2020.1858029

The positivity-familiarity effect refers to the phenomenon that positive affect increases the likelihood that people judge a stimulus as familiar. Drawing on the assumption that positivity-familiarity effects result from a common misattribution mecha... Read More about Contextual positivity-familiarity effects are unaffected by known moderators of misattribution.

A block randomised controlled trial investigating changes in postural control following a personalised 12-week exercise programme for individuals with lower limb amputation (2020)
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Schafer, Z. A., & Vanicek, N. (2021). A block randomised controlled trial investigating changes in postural control following a personalised 12-week exercise programme for individuals with lower limb amputation. Gait and Posture, 84, 198-204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.12.001

Background: Individuals with a lower limb amputation (LLA) have an increased risk of falls and often report lower balance confidence. They must compensate for altered mechanics and prosthetic limitations in order to execute appropriate motor response... Read More about A block randomised controlled trial investigating changes in postural control following a personalised 12-week exercise programme for individuals with lower limb amputation.

Investigating the alignment between coaches’ ideological beliefs and academy philosophy in professional youth football (2020)
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Hall, J., Cope, E., Townsend, R. C., & Nicholls, A. R. (in press). Investigating the alignment between coaches’ ideological beliefs and academy philosophy in professional youth football. Sport, Education and Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/13573322.2020.1856061

© 2020 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. The impacts of professional sporting culture and institutional discourse on coaching practices and ideologies have largely been unconsidered and undiscussed. Understanding coaching pract... Read More about Investigating the alignment between coaches’ ideological beliefs and academy philosophy in professional youth football.

Equilibrium sediment transport, grade and discharge for suspended-load-dominated flows on Earth, Mars and Titan (2020)
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Amy, L., & Dorrell, R. (2020). Equilibrium sediment transport, grade and discharge for suspended-load-dominated flows on Earth, Mars and Titan. Icarus, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2020.114243

Recent surface observations have emphasised the importance of bedload transport by rivers and streams on Mars and Titan. Previous “hydraulic” analysis, however, has also shown that transport as suspended load should be possible, if not more prevalent... Read More about Equilibrium sediment transport, grade and discharge for suspended-load-dominated flows on Earth, Mars and Titan.

Two helices from one chiral centre – self organization of disc shaped chiral nanoparticles (2020)
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Mehl, G. H., Yu, H., Qu, W., & Liu, F. (2020). Two helices from one chiral centre – self organization of disc shaped chiral nanoparticles. Chemical science, https://doi.org/10.1039/d0sc05100d

Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) have been prepared and surfacefunctionalized with a mixture of 1-hexanethiol co-ligands and chiral discogen ligands separated from a disulfide function via a flexible spacer. Polarized optical microscopy together with di... Read More about Two helices from one chiral centre – self organization of disc shaped chiral nanoparticles.

The effect of bio-banding on physical and psychological indicators of talent identification in academy soccer players (2020)
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Towlson, C., MacMaster, C., Gonçalves, B., Sampaio, J., Toner, J., MacFarlane, N., …Abt, G. (in press). The effect of bio-banding on physical and psychological indicators of talent identification in academy soccer players. Science and Medicine in Football, https://doi.org/10.1080/24733938.2020.1862419

The aim of this study was to examine the effect of bio-banding on indicators of talent identification in academy soccer players. Seventy-two 11 to 14-year-old soccer players were bio-banded using percentage of estimated adult stature attainment (week... Read More about The effect of bio-banding on physical and psychological indicators of talent identification in academy soccer players.

Levelling the playing field: The effect of including widening participation in university league tables (2020)
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O’Neill, M., Hubbard, K., Nattrass, S., & O'Neill, M. (in press). Levelling the playing field: The effect of including widening participation in university league tables. International Review of Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11159-020-09864-9

Universities are ranked in University League Tables (ULTs). Sustained academic criticism of the rationale and methodology of ULTs has not stopped these rankings exerting considerable pressure on the decisions of University managers. Widening Particip... Read More about Levelling the playing field: The effect of including widening participation in university league tables.

Smart active antibiotic nanocarriers with protease surface functionality can overcome biofilms of resistant bacteria (2020)
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Weldrick, P. J., Hardman, M. J., & Paunov, V. N. (in press). Smart active antibiotic nanocarriers with protease surface functionality can overcome biofilms of resistant bacteria. Materials Chemistry Frontiers, https://doi.org/10.1039/d0qm00874e

Treating bacterial infections with species demonstrating antibiotic resistance to the chosen antibiotic is often hindered due to the ability of certain bacteria to grow biofilms where they can effectively hide and resist the antibiotic action. We rep... Read More about Smart active antibiotic nanocarriers with protease surface functionality can overcome biofilms of resistant bacteria.

Specificity of translocator protein-targeted positron emission tomography in inflammatory joint disease (2020)
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Helo, Y., Searle, G. E., Borghese, F., Abraham, S., & Saleem, A. (2020). Specificity of translocator protein-targeted positron emission tomography in inflammatory joint disease. EJNMMI Research, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13550-020-00736-9

© 2020, The Author(s). Objective: Expression of the translocator protein (TSPO) on inflammatory cells has facilitated imaging of synovitis with TSPO-targeted positron emission tomography (PET). We aimed to quantitatively assess the specificity of the... Read More about Specificity of translocator protein-targeted positron emission tomography in inflammatory joint disease.

A Systemic Intervention Approach to Designing Interagency Responses to Wicked Problems: Creating a Common, Cross-Agency Understanding (2020)
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Sydelko, P., Midgley, G., & Espinosa, A. (in press). A Systemic Intervention Approach to Designing Interagency Responses to Wicked Problems: Creating a Common, Cross-Agency Understanding. European journal of operational research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2020.11.045

Wicked problems are open-ended, highly interdependent issues that cross agency, stakeholder, jurisdictional, and geopolitical boundaries. In response, there has been advocacy for interagency working. However, this confounds conventional approaches to... Read More about A Systemic Intervention Approach to Designing Interagency Responses to Wicked Problems: Creating a Common, Cross-Agency Understanding.

Worship, Social Gatherings and the ‘More-than-Wesleyan’: The Multiple Uses and Congregational Experiences of London’s Wesleyan Methodist Chapels (1851–1932) (2020)
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Slatter, R. (in press). Worship, Social Gatherings and the ‘More-than-Wesleyan’: The Multiple Uses and Congregational Experiences of London’s Wesleyan Methodist Chapels (1851–1932). The London Journal, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/03058034.2020.1846925

Using two geographically contrasting case studies, this paper explores the multiple ways in which London's purpose-built Wesleyan chapels were used between the 1851 religious census and the reunification of the Methodist Church in 1932. Specifically... Read More about Worship, Social Gatherings and the ‘More-than-Wesleyan’: The Multiple Uses and Congregational Experiences of London’s Wesleyan Methodist Chapels (1851–1932).

Microbes Against Humanity, a workshop game for horrible students: using a creative card game in higher education microbiology teaching (2020)
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Efthimiou, G., & Tucker, N. P. (2020). Microbes Against Humanity, a workshop game for horrible students: using a creative card game in higher education microbiology teaching. Access Microbiology, https://doi.org/10.1099/acmi.0.000186

Introducing creative workshops in higher education curricula, in addition to formal lectures, is an excellent way of reinforcing knowledge and encouraging creative thinking. In particular, the use of card games as a tool for inducing student engageme... Read More about Microbes Against Humanity, a workshop game for horrible students: using a creative card game in higher education microbiology teaching.

Short axially asymmetrically 1,3-disubstituted pyrene-based color-tunable emitters: Synthesis, characterization and optical properties (2020)
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Wang, C. Z., Pang, Z. J., Yu, Z. D., Zeng, Z. X., Zhao, W. X., Zhou, Z. Y., …Yamato, T. (2021). Short axially asymmetrically 1,3-disubstituted pyrene-based color-tunable emitters: Synthesis, characterization and optical properties. Tetrahedron, 78, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2020.131828

© 2020 Elsevier Ltd In contrast to conventional pyrene-based emitters which feature D-π-A type structures, a new class of emitters possessing a short axis are gaining interest owing to both their academic importance and promising applications in orga... Read More about Short axially asymmetrically 1,3-disubstituted pyrene-based color-tunable emitters: Synthesis, characterization and optical properties.

Prevalence and risk factors of breathlessness across Canada: A national retrospective cohort study in home care and nursing home populations (2020)
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Costa, A. P., Seow, H., Dutta, P., Johnson, M. J., McMillan, K., Guthrie, D. M., …Currow, D. C. (in press). Prevalence and risk factors of breathlessness across Canada: A national retrospective cohort study in home care and nursing home populations. Journal of pain and symptom management, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.11.034

© 2020 American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Context: Breathlessness is a symptom associated with poor clinical outcomes and prognosis. Little is known about its long-term trends and associations with social factors including decline in... Read More about Prevalence and risk factors of breathlessness across Canada: A national retrospective cohort study in home care and nursing home populations.

Activation of PAR2 by tissue factor induces the release of the PTEN from MAGI proteins and regulates PTEN and Akt activities (2020)
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Mohammad, M. A., Greenman, J., Maraveyas, A., & Ettelaie, C. (2020). Activation of PAR2 by tissue factor induces the release of the PTEN from MAGI proteins and regulates PTEN and Akt activities. Scientific reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-77963-6

Tissue factor (TF) signalling has been associated with alterations in Akt activity influencing cellular survival and proliferation. TF is also shown to induce signalling through activation of the protease activated receptor (PAR)2. Seven cell lines w... Read More about Activation of PAR2 by tissue factor induces the release of the PTEN from MAGI proteins and regulates PTEN and Akt activities.

Foaming honey: particle or molecular foaming agent? (2020)
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Tyowua, A. T., Echendu, A. M., Yiase, S. G., Adejo, S. O., Leke, L., Mbawuaga, E. M., & Binks, B. P. (in press). Foaming honey: particle or molecular foaming agent?. Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1080/01932691.2020.1845718

Honey foam was prepared using particle (precipitated CaCO3) or molecular (sodium lauryl sulfate) foaming agent. We noted the foam volume and the time it took a foam sample to collapse completely so as to determine the best foaming agent. Foams were p... Read More about Foaming honey: particle or molecular foaming agent?.