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Technologies for analysing and improving healthcare processes (2019)
Book Chapter
Gordon, N. (in press). Technologies for analysing and improving healthcare processes. In W. Leal Filho, T. Wall, A. Azul, L. Brandli, & P. Özuyar (Eds.), Good Health and Well-BeingSpringer (part of Springer Nature)

The right to a healthy life is a natural expectation and recognised as a human right (WHO, 2017) – and is further recognised as such in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, where Goal 3 focusses on “good health and well-being” (United Na... Read More

A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin (2019)
Journal Article
Alamrani, N. A., Greenway, G. M., Pamme, N., Goddard, N. J., & Gupta, R. (2019). A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin. Analyst, 144(20), 6048-6054. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9an01421g

This proof-of-principle study demonstrates the feasibility of a leaky waveguide (LW) aptasensor, where aptamers were immobilised in a mesoporous chitosan waveguiding film for the detection of thrombin. This work has demonstrated that aptamers immobil... Read More

Mental wellbeing in bereaved carers: A Health Survey for England population study (2019)
Journal Article
Hodiamont, F., Allgar, V., Currow, D. C., & Johnson, M. J. (in press). Mental wellbeing in bereaved carers: A Health Survey for England population study. BMJ supportive & palliative care, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001957

Objectives The experience of caregiving may affect carers’ well-being into bereavement. We explored associations between mental well-being and previous experience of bereavement of, and caring for, someone close at the end-of-life. Methods An end-... Read More

Family display, family type, or community? Limitations in the application of a concept (2019)
Journal Article
Walsh, J., McNamee, S., & Seymour, J. (2019). Family display, family type, or community? Limitations in the application of a concept. Families, Relationships and Societies, https://doi.org/10.1332/204674319x15647592551202

In this paper we develop the concept of family display by responding to David Morgan’s suggestion that researchers should consider whether ‘family displays’ are used to convey a ‘type’ of Family. We do so by applying the concept to the accounts of mi... Read More

Alterations in long non‐coding RNAs in women with and without Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (2019)
Journal Article
Butler, A. E., Hayat, S., Dargam, S. R., Malek, J. A., Abdullah, S. A., Mahmoud, Y. A., …Atkin, S. L. (2019). Alterations in long non‐coding RNAs in women with and without Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Clinical Endocrinology, https://doi.org/10.1111/cen.14087

Long non‐coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are RNA transcripts over 200 nucleotides long that are not translated into protein; however, there is increasing evidence of their regulatory functions. To date, there are few studies measuring lncRNA in control women o... Read More

What factors influence physical activity participation in people with rheumatoid arthritis? (2019)
Journal Article
Riggs, D. M., & Killingback, C. (2019). What factors influence physical activity participation in people with rheumatoid arthritis?. Physical Therapy Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1080/10833196.2019.1659562

Background: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by periods of inflammation and remission. Physical activity can reduce disease activity and lower the risks of associated co-morbidities such as cardiovascular diseas... Read More

Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding of pond water as a tool to survey conservation and management priority mammals (2019)
Journal Article
Ghazali, M., Harper, L. R., Lawson Handley, L., Carpenter, A. I., Murray-Dickson, G., Di Muri, C., …Hänfling, B. (2019). Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding of pond water as a tool to survey conservation and management priority mammals. Biological Conservation, 238(October 2019), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2019.108225

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding can identify terrestrial taxa utilising aquatic habitats alongside aquatic communities, but terrestrial species' eDNA dynamics are understudied. We evaluated eDNA metabarcoding for monitoring... Read More

Statistical investigation of a dehumidification system performance using Gaussian process regression (2019)
Journal Article
Akhlaghi, Y. G., Zhao, X., Shittu, S., Badiei, A., Cattaneo, M. E., & Ma, X. (2019). Statistical investigation of a dehumidification system performance using Gaussian process regression. Energy and Buildings, 202, 109406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.109406

Swift performance assessment of dehumidification systems, in design stage and while operation of the system is of substantial importance for commercialization and wide implementation of this technology. This paper presents a novel statistical model,... Read More

Mediterranean winter rainfall in phase with African monsoons during the past 1.36 million years (2019)
Journal Article
Wagner, B., Vogel, H., Francke, A., Friedrich, T., Donders, T., Lacey, J. H., …Zhang, X. (in press). Mediterranean winter rainfall in phase with African monsoons during the past 1.36 million years. Nature, 573, 256-260. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1529-0

Mediterranean climates are characterized by strong seasonal contrasts between dry summers and wet winters. Changes in winter rainfall are critical for regional socioeconomic development, but are difficult to simulate accurately and reconstruct on Qua... Read More

Improving the quality of life of people with advanced respiratory disease and severe breathlessness (2019)
Journal Article
Booth, S., & Johnson, M. J. (2019). Improving the quality of life of people with advanced respiratory disease and severe breathlessness. Breathe, 15(3), 198-215. https://doi.org/10.1183/20734735.0200-2019

Advanced respiratory disease (ARD) imposes a greater symptom burden than many cancers but without comparable recognition of the need for supportive and palliative care or the infrastructure for its systematic delivery. Consequently, many people with... Read More

Self-aligning prosthetic device for older patients with vascular-related amputations: protocol for a randomised feasibility study (the STEPFORWARD study) (2019)
Journal Article
Mitchell, N., Coleman, E., Watson, J., Bell, K., McDaid, C., Barnett, C., …Vanicek, N. (2019). Self-aligning prosthetic device for older patients with vascular-related amputations: protocol for a randomised feasibility study (the STEPFORWARD study). BMJ open, 9(9), e032924. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032924

Introduction The majority of older patients with a transtibial amputation are prescribed a standard (more rigid, not self-aligning) prosthesis. These are mostly suitable for level walking, and cannot adjust to different sloped surfaces. This makes wa... Read More

Reconstructing the Anak Krakatau flank collapse that caused the December 2018 Indonesian tsunami (2019)
Journal Article
Williams, R., Rowley, P., & Garthwaite, M. C. (in press). Reconstructing the Anak Krakatau flank collapse that caused the December 2018 Indonesian tsunami. Geology, https://doi.org/10.1130/G46517.1

Volcanogenic tsunamis are one of the deadliest volcanic phenomena. Understanding their triggering processes, and mitigating their effect, remains a major challenge. On 22 December 2018, flank failure of the Anak Krakatau volcano in Indonesia generate... Read More

Global warming leads to Early Triassic nutrient stress across northern Pangea (2019)
Journal Article
Grasby, S. E., Knies, J., Beauchamp, B., Bond, D. P. G., Wignall, P., & Sun, Y. (in press). Global warming leads to Early Triassic nutrient stress across northern Pangea. Geological Society of America Bulletin, TBC, https://doi.org/10.1130/B32036.1

The largest extinction in Earth history, in the latest Permian, was followed throughout most of the Early Triassic by a prolonged period of ecologic recovery. What factors delayed biotic recovery are still under debate and partly revolve around impac... Read More

Notch signalling is a potential resistance mechanism of progenitor cells within patient‐derived prostate cultures following ROS‐inducing treatments (2019)
Journal Article
Packer, J. R., Hirst, A. M., Droop, A. P., Adamson, R., Simms, M. S., Mann, V. M., …Maitland, N. J. (2019). Notch signalling is a potential resistance mechanism of progenitor cells within patient‐derived prostate cultures following ROS‐inducing treatments. FEBS Letters, https://doi.org/10.1002/1873-3468.13589

Low Temperature Plasma (LTP) generates reactive oxygen and nitrogen species, causing cell death, similarly to radiation. Radiation resistance results in tumour recurrence, however mechanisms of LTP resistance are unknown. LTP was applied to patient‐d... Read More

Technical trading and cryptocurrencies (2019)
Journal Article
Hudson, R., & Urquhart, A. (2019). Technical trading and cryptocurrencies. Annals of Operations Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-019-03357-1

© 2019, The Author(s). This paper carries out a comprehensive examination of technical trading rules in cryptocurrency markets, using data from two Bitcoin markets and three other popular cryptocurrencies. We employ almost 15,000 technical trading ru... Read More

Octahedral molybdenum cluster as a photoactive antimicrobial additive to a fluoroplastic (2019)
Journal Article
Vorotnikova, N. A., Alekseev, A. Y., Vorotnikov, Y. A., Evtushok, D. V., Molard, Y., Amela-Cortes, M., …Shestopalov, M. A. (2019). Octahedral molybdenum cluster as a photoactive antimicrobial additive to a fluoroplastic. Materials Science and Engineering: C, 110150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2019.110150

Finding methods that fight bacterial infection or contamination, while minimising our reliance on antibiotics is one of the most pressing needs of this century. Although the utilisation of UV-C light and strong oxidising agents, such as bleach, are s... Read More

A cross-national comparison of public project benefits management practices – The effectiveness of benefits management frameworks in application (2019)
Journal Article
Williams, T., Vo, H., Bourne, M., Bourne, P., Cooke- Davies, T., Kirkham, R., …Valette, J. (in press). A cross-national comparison of public project benefits management practices – The effectiveness of benefits management frameworks in application. Production planning & control,

Benefits are the principal reason why an organisation may seek to enact change through programmes and projects. The discipline of identification, definition, planning, tracking and realisation of benefits is recognised to be instrumental in achieving... Read More