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Should a retailer sell its own extended warranties or resell those from the manufacturer when confronting supplier encroachment? (2020)
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Chai, J., Li, H., Yan, W., & Li, Y. (in press). Should a retailer sell its own extended warranties or resell those from the manufacturer when confronting supplier encroachment?. Journal of the Operational Research Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/01605682.2020.1759383

Due to fierce competition in the product market under conditions of supplier encroachment, many brand name retailers, including Sears, Best Buy, and Circuit City, depend on the extended warranty contracts that they sell along with the products. The d... Read More about Should a retailer sell its own extended warranties or resell those from the manufacturer when confronting supplier encroachment?.

Celebrity leader personas and embodied militarism (2020)
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Baker, C. (2020). Celebrity leader personas and embodied militarism. International studies review, https://doi.org/10.1093/isr/viaa035

Scholars of international relations frequently explore how states normalize the use of military force through processes of militarization, yet few have analyzed how new information and communication technologies impact on these processes. The essays... Read More about Celebrity leader personas and embodied militarism.

Morphine for the symptomatic reduction of chronic breathlessness: the case for controlled release (2020)
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Currow, D. C., Kochovska, S., Ferreira, D., & Johnson, M. J. (in press). Morphine for the symptomatic reduction of chronic breathlessness: the case for controlled release. Current opinion in supportive and palliative care,

Purpose of Review: Clinicians who seek to reduce the symptomatic burden of chronic breathlessness by initiating regular low dose morphine have the choice of immediate or sustained release formulations - which will be better for this often frail popu... Read More about Morphine for the symptomatic reduction of chronic breathlessness: the case for controlled release.

(How) Do Students Use Learning Outcomes? Results from a Small-Scale Project (2020)
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Holmes, A. G. (2020). (How) Do Students Use Learning Outcomes? Results from a Small-Scale Project. Educational Process: International Journal, 9(2), 80-89. https://doi.org/10.22521/edupij.2020.92.1

Pre-specified, prescribed or intended Learning Outcomes have been in use throughout higher education programs for over two decades. There is an assumption amongst quality assurance bodies and university program approval and review processes that stu... Read More about (How) Do Students Use Learning Outcomes? Results from a Small-Scale Project.

Single-Step extraction-esterification process to produce Biodiesel from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) using microwave heating: a circular economy approach to making use of a difficult waste product. (2020)
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Davies, E., Deutz, P., & Zein, S. (in press). Single-Step extraction-esterification process to produce Biodiesel from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) using microwave heating: a circular economy approach to making use of a difficult waste product. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery,

This investigation explores single step biodiesel synthesis using Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) as a feedstock. Normally considered a waste product from the extraction process of palm oil, POME treatment is difficult and can cause significant environ... Read More about Single-Step extraction-esterification process to produce Biodiesel from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) using microwave heating: a circular economy approach to making use of a difficult waste product..

Toxicity of polyelectrolyte-functionalized titania nanoparticles in zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos (2020)
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Arabeyyat, Z. H., Al-Awady, M. J., Greenway, G. M., Paunov, V., & Rotchell, J. M. (2020). Toxicity of polyelectrolyte-functionalized titania nanoparticles in zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos. SN Applied Sciences, 2(7), https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-020-3137-x

We investigated the effects of short-term exposure of bare TiO2NPs and polyelectrolyte-coated TiO2NPs in the 5-25 nm size range, at relatively high concentrations (of 500 and 1000 mg/L) under light or dark conditions, in D. rerio embryos. The biologi... Read More about Toxicity of polyelectrolyte-functionalized titania nanoparticles in zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos.

The views of carers, people living with dementia and healthcare practitioners about the value of online information and peer support. (2020)
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White, C., Wolverson, E., Dunn, R., & Zafeiridi, E. (in press). The views of carers, people living with dementia and healthcare practitioners about the value of online information and peer support. International Journal of Care and Caring,

This paper reports on research into the development of a website (Caregiverspro-MMD) intended for carers and people living with dementia (PLWD). Carers, PLWD and healthcare practitioners were invited to explore a prototype of the website; information... Read More about The views of carers, people living with dementia and healthcare practitioners about the value of online information and peer support..

Patterns of abundance across geographical ranges as a predictor for responses to climate change: Evidence from UK rocky shores (2020)
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Vye, S. R., Dickens, S., Adams, L., Bohn, K., Chenery, J., Dobson, N., …Burrows, M. T. (in press). Patterns of abundance across geographical ranges as a predictor for responses to climate change: Evidence from UK rocky shores. Diversity and Distributions, https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.13118

Aim Understanding patterns in the abundance of species across thermal ranges can give useful insights into the potential impacts of climate change. The abundant‐centre hypothesis suggests that species will reach peak abundance at the centre of their... Read More about Patterns of abundance across geographical ranges as a predictor for responses to climate change: Evidence from UK rocky shores.

The midwives’ role in screening for Antenatal Depression (AND) and Postnatal Depression (PND) (2020)
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Hollins Martin, C., Norris, G., & Martin, C. (in press). The midwives’ role in screening for Antenatal Depression (AND) and Postnatal Depression (PND). British Journal of Midwifery,

This paper is an education paper, which aims to inform midwives of tools available to help them make appropriate provisional diagnosis of perinatal depression. A second aim is to increase midwives’ awareness of the relatively newer diagnosis of Anten... Read More about The midwives’ role in screening for Antenatal Depression (AND) and Postnatal Depression (PND).

Laparoscopic versus Open Colorectal Surgery in the Acute Setting (LaCeS Trial): A multicentre, randomised controlled feasibility trial. (2020)
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Harji, D., Marshall, H., Gordon, K., Twiddy, M., Pullan, A., Meads, D., …Brown, J. (in press). Laparoscopic versus Open Colorectal Surgery in the Acute Setting (LaCeS Trial): A multicentre, randomised controlled feasibility trial. British journal of surgery, https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.11703

Abstract Background Approximately 30,000 people per annum undergo major, emergency abdominal, gastrointestinal surgery, of which 36% (~10,800) are carried out for emergency colorectal pathology. Approximately 14% of all patients requiring emergency... Read More about Laparoscopic versus Open Colorectal Surgery in the Acute Setting (LaCeS Trial): A multicentre, randomised controlled feasibility trial..

Analysis of emerging contaminants: A case study of the underground and 2 drinking water samples in Chandigarh, India (2020)
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Vashisht, D., Kumar, A., Mehta, S. K., & Ibhadon, A. (in press). Analysis of emerging contaminants: A case study of the underground and 2 drinking water samples in Chandigarh, India. Environmental advances, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envadv.2020.100002

10 The present report deals with the analysis of emerging contaminants and the quality of 11 drinking and underground water supply in Chandigarh, India. A water sampling monitoring 12 and analysis was conducted by collecting a total of 54 samples of... Read More about Analysis of emerging contaminants: A case study of the underground and 2 drinking water samples in Chandigarh, India.

The role of whole genome sequencing in characterizing the mechanism of action of para-aminosalicylic acid and its resistance (2020)
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Satta, G., Witney, A. A., Begum, N., Ortiz Canseco, J., Boa, A. N., & McHugh, T. D. (in press). The role of whole genome sequencing in characterizing the mechanism of action of para-aminosalicylic acid and its resistance. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, https://doi.org/10.1128/aac.00675-20

Para-aminosalicylic acid (PAS) remains one of the drugs of last resort for the treatment of tuberculosis, but its mechanism of action is not completely understood yet. The main aim of this project was to identify new potential mechanisms of action an... Read More about The role of whole genome sequencing in characterizing the mechanism of action of para-aminosalicylic acid and its resistance.

The feasibility of 'Mind the Bump': a mindfulness-based maternal behaviour change intervention Short title Feasibility of a mindfulness-based maternal behaviour change intervention (2020)
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Hennelly, S. E., Perman-Howe, P., Foxcroft, D. R., & Smith, L. A. (2020). The feasibility of 'Mind the Bump': a mindfulness-based maternal behaviour change intervention Short title Feasibility of a mindfulness-based maternal behaviour change intervention. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 40, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctcp.2020.101178

Background and purpose: Women's health behaviours during pregnancy can affect their children's lifetime outcomes. Inactivity, poor diet, alcohol, and smoking during pregnancy are linked to maternal stress and distress. Mindfulness-based interventions... Read More about The feasibility of 'Mind the Bump': a mindfulness-based maternal behaviour change intervention Short title Feasibility of a mindfulness-based maternal behaviour change intervention.

Diminution in sperm quantity and quality in mouse models of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy induced by a myostatin-based muscle growth-promoting intervention (2020)
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Vaughan, D., Kretz, O., Alqallaf, A., Mitchell, R., von der Heide, J., Vaiyapuri, S., …Patel, K. (in press). Diminution in sperm quantity and quality in mouse models of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy induced by a myostatin-based muscle growth-promoting intervention. European Journal of Translational Myology, 30(2), 276-285. https://doi.org/10.4081/ejtm.0.8904

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a devastating disease caused by the absence of a functional rod-shaped cytoplasmic protein called dystrophin. Several avenues are being developed aimed to restore dystrophin expression in boys affected by this X-linked... Read More about Diminution in sperm quantity and quality in mouse models of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy induced by a myostatin-based muscle growth-promoting intervention.

A flexible tripod fluorescent probe for multiple cations detection and its application in living cells (2020)
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Xu, W., Yang, J., Ran, M., Zeng, X., Redshaw, C., & Tao, Z. (in press). A flexible tripod fluorescent probe for multiple cations detection and its application in living cells. Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2020.118614

To the flexible tripod platform tren (tris(2-aminoethyl)amine), a Rhodamine and two naphthalene fluorophores were introduced. The resulting fluorescence probe named TRN was fully characterized and employed in cell imaging. Probe TRN exhibited high se... Read More about A flexible tripod fluorescent probe for multiple cations detection and its application in living cells.

Investor Overconfidence and the Security Market Line: New Evidence from China (2020)
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Han, X., Li, K., & Li, Y. (2020). Investor Overconfidence and the Security Market Line: New Evidence from China. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jedc.2020.103961

This paper documents a highly downward-sloping security market line (SML) in China, which is more puzzling than the typical “flattened” SML in the US, and does not reconcile with existing theories of the low-beta anomaly. We show that investor overco... Read More about Investor Overconfidence and the Security Market Line: New Evidence from China.

Use of non-Gaussian time-of-flight kernels for image reconstruction of Monte Carlo simulated data of ultra-fast PET scanners (2020)
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Efthimiou, N., Thielemans, K., Emond, E., Cawthorne, C., Archibald, S. J., & Tsoumpas, C. (2020). Use of non-Gaussian time-of-flight kernels for image reconstruction of Monte Carlo simulated data of ultra-fast PET scanners. EJNMMI Physics, 7(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40658-020-00309-8

Introduction: Time-of-flight (TOF) positron emission tomography (PET) scanners can provide significant benefits by improving the noise properties of reconstructed images. In order to achieve this, the timing response of the scanner needs to be modell... Read More about Use of non-Gaussian time-of-flight kernels for image reconstruction of Monte Carlo simulated data of ultra-fast PET scanners.

Rapidly-migrating and internally-generated knickpoints can control submarine channel evolution (2020)
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Heijnen, M. S., Clare, M. A., Cartigny, M. J. B., Talling, P. J., Hage, S., Lintern, D. G., …Hughes Clarke, J. E. (in press). Rapidly-migrating and internally-generated knickpoints can control submarine channel evolution. Nature communications, 11, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-16861-x

Submarine channels are the primary conduits for terrestrial sediment, organic carbon, and pollutant transport to the deep sea. Submarine channels are far more difficult to monitor than rivers, and thus less well understood. Here we present the longes... Read More about Rapidly-migrating and internally-generated knickpoints can control submarine channel evolution.

The nature and significance of rift-related, near-surface fissure fill networks in fractured carbonates below regional unconformities (2020)
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Hardman, K., Holdsworth, R. E., Dempsey, E., & McCaffrey, K. (in press). The nature and significance of rift-related, near-surface fissure fill networks in fractured carbonates below regional unconformities. Journal of the Geological Society, https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2020-074

Hosted in carbonate and crystalline basement rocks below regional unconformities, fissure-fill networks are a widely recognized, but relatively little described near-surface phenomenon (< 1-2km). Faults and fractures in otherwise tight Devonian carbo... Read More about The nature and significance of rift-related, near-surface fissure fill networks in fractured carbonates below regional unconformities.


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