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Economic and environmental analysis of a novel rural house heating and cooling system using a solar-assisted vapour injection heat pump (2020)
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Fan, Y., Zhao, X., Li, J., Li, G., Myers, S., Cheng, Y., …Ma, X. (2020). Economic and environmental analysis of a novel rural house heating and cooling system using a solar-assisted vapour injection heat pump. Applied energy, 275, 115323. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.115323

An efficient low-carbon system is proposed to meet the heating and cooling demands of rural houses in cold regions. Mini-channel solar panels incorporating a novel multiple-throughout-flowing loop are used for heat collection, whilst a vapour injecti... Read More about Economic and environmental analysis of a novel rural house heating and cooling system using a solar-assisted vapour injection heat pump.

Improving forecasting accuracy of the Phillips Curve in OECD Countries: The role of commodity prices (2020)
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Salisu, A. A., Swaray, R., & Sa'id, H. (in press). Improving forecasting accuracy of the Phillips Curve in OECD Countries: The role of commodity prices. International journal of finance & economics : IJFE,

We investigate the power of commodity prices to improve inflation forecast performance in 21 OECD countries, within the framework of commodity prices-augmented Phillips curve model. Using monthly data spanning over 57 years, we use single and multi-f... Read More about Improving forecasting accuracy of the Phillips Curve in OECD Countries: The role of commodity prices.

Why do some merger and acquisitions deals fail? A global perspective (2020)
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Attah-Boakye, R., Guney, Y., Hernandez-Perdomo, E., & Mun, J. (in press). Why do some merger and acquisitions deals fail? A global perspective. International journal of finance & economics : IJFE,

We analyze why some merger and acquisitions (M&A) deals are withdrawn paying particular attention to the economic freedom and legal environment of countries. We use a large dataset based on deals worldwide from over 140 countries during the period 19... Read More about Why do some merger and acquisitions deals fail? A global perspective.

Wireless E-Nose Sensors to Detect Volatile Organic Gases through Multivariate Analysis (2020)
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Rahman, S., Alwadie, A. S., Irfan, M., Nawaz, R., Raza, M., Javed, E., & Awais, M. (2020). Wireless E-Nose Sensors to Detect Volatile Organic Gases through Multivariate Analysis. Micromachines, 11(6), 597. https://doi.org/10.3390/mi11060597

Gas sensors are critical components when adhering to health safety and environmental policies in various manufacturing industries, such as the petroleum and oil industry; scent and makeup production; food and beverage manufacturing; chemical engineer... Read More about Wireless E-Nose Sensors to Detect Volatile Organic Gases through Multivariate Analysis.

Synthesis and Structures of [2.n]Metacyclophan-1-enes and their Conversion to Highly Strained [2.n]Metacyclophane-1-ynes (2020)
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Akther, T., Islam, M. M., Kowser, Z., Matsumoto, T., Tanaka, J., Rahman, S., …Yamato, T. (in press). Synthesis and Structures of [2.n]Metacyclophan-1-enes and their Conversion to Highly Strained [2.n]Metacyclophane-1-ynes. European Journal of Organic Chemistry, https://doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.202000548

Syn-[2.n]metacyclophan-1-enes (n=5, 6, 8) are synthesized by the McMurry cyclization of 1,n-bis(3-formyl-4-methoxyphenyl)alkanes in good yields. Syn-[2.n]metacyclophan-1-enes (n= 6, 8) were converted to the highly strained syn-type [2.n] metacyclopha... Read More about Synthesis and Structures of [2.n]Metacyclophan-1-enes and their Conversion to Highly Strained [2.n]Metacyclophane-1-ynes.

The influence of musculoskeletal forces on the growth of the prenatal cortex in the ilium: a finite element study (2020)
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Watson, P. J., Fagan, M. J., & Dobson, C. A. (in press). The influence of musculoskeletal forces on the growth of the prenatal cortex in the ilium: a finite element study. Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2020.1777546

Remodelling and adaptation of bone within the pelvis is believed to be influenced by the mechanical strains generated during locomotion. Variation in the cortical bone thickness observed in the prenatal ilium has been linked to the musculoskeletal lo... Read More about The influence of musculoskeletal forces on the growth of the prenatal cortex in the ilium: a finite element study.

Title: A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies comparing burden from lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (2020)
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Luckett, T., San Martin, A., Currow, D. C., Johnson, M. J., Barnes-Harris, M. M. M., & Phillips, J. L. (in press). Title: A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies comparing burden from lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Palliative medicine,

Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer are both life-limiting diseases that confer burden in the form of symptoms and impacts on functioning and quality of life. Comparing burden between these diseases is of interest... Read More about Title: A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies comparing burden from lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Fire risk reduction on the margins of an urbanizing world (2020)
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Bankoff, G., Rush, D., Cooper-Knock, S., Gibson, L., Hirst, L., Jordan, S., …Walls, R. (in press). Fire risk reduction on the margins of an urbanizing world. Disaster Prevention and Management,

Globally, over 95% of fire related deaths and injuries occur in low- and middle-income countries. Within informal settlements, the risk of fire resulting in injury or death is particularly high. This paper examines fire risks in informal settlements... Read More about Fire risk reduction on the margins of an urbanizing world.

Patients’ and caregivers’ experiences of driving with chronic breathlessness before and after regular low-dose sustained-release morphine: A qualitative study (2020)
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Ferreira, D. H., Boland, J. W., Kochovska, S., Honson, A., Phillips, J. L., & Currow, D. C. (in press). Patients’ and caregivers’ experiences of driving with chronic breathlessness before and after regular low-dose sustained-release morphine: A qualitative study. Palliative medicine, https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216320929549

Background: Chronic breathlessness is a disabling syndrome that profoundly impacts patients’ and caregivers’ lives. Driving is important for most people, including those with advanced disease. Regular, low-dose, sustained-release morphine safely red... Read More about Patients’ and caregivers’ experiences of driving with chronic breathlessness before and after regular low-dose sustained-release morphine: A qualitative study.

The Susceptibles, Chancers, Pragmatists, and Fair Players: An examination of the Sport Drug Control Model for Adolescent Athletes, cluster effects, and norm values among adolescent athletes (2020)
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Nicholls, A. R., Levy, A. R., Meir, R., Sanctuary, C., Jones, L., Baghurst, T., …Perry, J. L. (in press). The Susceptibles, Chancers, Pragmatists, and Fair Players: An examination of the Sport Drug Control Model for Adolescent Athletes, cluster effects, and norm values among adolescent athletes. Frontiers in Psychology, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01564

Although there are few high-profile cases of adolescent athletes being caught doping, up to a third of young athletes may dope. In order to generate a more accurate understanding of why adolescent athletes dope, it is important to validate models tha... Read More about The Susceptibles, Chancers, Pragmatists, and Fair Players: An examination of the Sport Drug Control Model for Adolescent Athletes, cluster effects, and norm values among adolescent athletes.

Shared experiences of resilience amongst couples where one partner is living with dementia - a grounded theory study (2020)
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Conway, L., Wolverson, E. L., & Clarke, C. (2020). Shared experiences of resilience amongst couples where one partner is living with dementia - a grounded theory study. Frontiers in Medicine, 7, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2020.00219

Resilience is a concept which may help explain how older people are able to live well with dementia. Existing resilience research in dementia focuses on the caregiver and relatively little is known about how dyads (person with dementia and care partn... Read More about Shared experiences of resilience amongst couples where one partner is living with dementia - a grounded theory study.

Lifestage differences in young UK women’s reasons for research participation (2020)
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Howcutt, S., Barbosa Bouças, S., Brett, J., Barnett, A., & Smith, L. (in press). Lifestage differences in young UK women’s reasons for research participation. Health Promotion International, https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/daaa041

Lifecourse epidemiology suggests that preconception is a valuable opportunity for health promotion with young women. Yet young women are less likely than older women to be research participants, limiting evidence about their needs and risks. Marketin... Read More about Lifestage differences in young UK women’s reasons for research participation.

Intense Sweeteners, Taste Receptors and the Gut Microbiome: A Metabolic Health Perspective (2020)
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Turner, A., Veysey, M., Keely, S., Scarlett, C. J., Lucock, M., & Beckett, E. L. (2020). Intense Sweeteners, Taste Receptors and the Gut Microbiome: A Metabolic Health Perspective. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(11), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17114094

Intense sweeteners (IS) are often marketed as a healthier alternative to sugars, with the potential to aid in combating the worldwide rise of diabetes and obesity. However, their use has been counterintuitively associated with impaired glucose homeos... Read More about Intense Sweeteners, Taste Receptors and the Gut Microbiome: A Metabolic Health Perspective.

A bedform phase diagram for dense granular currents (2020)
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Smith, G., Rowley, P., Williams, R., Giordano, G., Trolese, M., Silleni, A., …Capon, S. (2020). A bedform phase diagram for dense granular currents. Nature communications, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-16657-z

Pyroclastic density currents (PDCs) are a life-threatening volcanic hazard. Our understanding and hazard assessments of these flows rely on interpretations of their deposits. The occurrence of stratified layers, cross-stratification, and bedforms in... Read More about A bedform phase diagram for dense granular currents.

Analysis of emerging contaminants: A case study of the underground and 1 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 1 drinking water samples in Chandigarh, India. Chemosphere,

9 The present report deals with the analysis of emerging contaminants and the quality of 10 drinking and underground water supply in Chandigarh, India. A water sampling monitoring 11 and analysis was conducted by collecting a total of 54 samples of u... Read More about Analysis of emerging contaminants: A case study of the underground and 1 drinking water samples in Chandigarh, India.

Identification of patients with potential palliative care needs: a systematic review of screening tools in primary care (2020)
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ElMokhallalati, Y., Bradley, S. H., Chapman, E., Ziegler, L., Murtagh, F. E., Johnson, M. J., & Bennett, M. I. (in press). Identification of patients with potential palliative care needs: a systematic review of screening tools in primary care. Palliative medicine, https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216320929552

Background Despite increasing evidence of the benefits of early access to palliative care, many patients do not receive palliative care in a timely manner. A systematic approach in primary care can facilitate earlier identification of patients with... Read More about Identification of patients with potential palliative care needs: a systematic review of screening tools in primary care.

The influence of self-compassion on perceived responsibility and shame following acquired brain injury (2020)
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Ambridge, J., Fleming, P., & Henshall, L. (in press). The influence of self-compassion on perceived responsibility and shame following acquired brain injury. Brain Injury, 34(7), 945-957. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699052.2020.1763466

Primary objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of perceived personal responsibility for an acquired ABI (ABI) on shame, and whether self-compassion moderates this relationship. We hypothesized that people who perceived... Read More about The influence of self-compassion on perceived responsibility and shame following acquired brain injury.

The Effects of the iPlayClean Education Programme on Doping Attitudes and Susceptibility to use Banned Substances among High-Level Adolescent Athletes from the UK: A Cluster-Randomised Control Trial (2020)
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Huang, C. (in press). The Effects of the iPlayClean Education Programme on Doping Attitudes and Susceptibility to use Banned Substances among High-Level Adolescent Athletes from the UK: A Cluster-Randomised Control Trial. International Journal of Drug Policy,

Background: This study examined the effects of the iPlayClean anti-doping intervention on attitudes towards doping and susceptibility, and whether delivery mode affected the results. Methods: A total of 1,081 high-level UK athletes (14-18 years old... Read More about The Effects of the iPlayClean Education Programme on Doping Attitudes and Susceptibility to use Banned Substances among High-Level Adolescent Athletes from the UK: A Cluster-Randomised Control Trial.


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