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Expertise in research integration and implementation for tackling complex problems: when is it needed, where can it be found, and how can it be strengthened? (2020)
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Bammer, G., O’Rourke, M., O’Connell, D., Neuhauser, L., Midgley, G., Thompson Klein, J., …Richardson, G. P. (2020). Expertise in research integration and implementation for tackling complex problems: when is it needed, where can it be found, and how can it be strengthened?. Palgrave communications, 6, https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-019-0380-0

Expertise in research integration and implementation is an essential but often overlooked component of tackling complex societal and environmental problems. We focus on expertise relevant to any complex problem, especially contributory expertise, div... Read More about Expertise in research integration and implementation for tackling complex problems: when is it needed, where can it be found, and how can it be strengthened?.

The impact of governmental intervention on the association between initial public offering and future stock issuance (2020)
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Gounopoulos, D., Guney, Y., Leng, J., & Patsika, V. (in press). The impact of governmental intervention on the association between initial public offering and future stock issuance. British Journal of Management, https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12400

We examine the effect of initial public offering (IPO) characteristics on seasoned equity offering (SEO) decisions in relation to governmental intervention in China. Our results confirm the process of underpriced IPOs in promoting earlier and larger... Read More about The impact of governmental intervention on the association between initial public offering and future stock issuance.

Exploring the development of Islamic banking in Nigeria using an actor-network theory perspective (2020)
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Sa'id, H. (2020). Exploring the development of Islamic banking in Nigeria using an actor-network theory perspective. Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, https://doi.org/10.1108/JIABR-02-2018-0027

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the evolution of Islamic banking in Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach – The paper adopts a qualitative approach using 25 semi-structured interviews together with documentary analysis in order t... Read More about Exploring the development of Islamic banking in Nigeria using an actor-network theory perspective.

Testing moderation effects using non-parametric regressions (2020)
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George Assaf, A., Tsionas, M. G., & Andrikopoulos, A. (2020). Testing moderation effects using non-parametric regressions. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 86, 102441. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2019.102441

Testing moderation effects is highly common in the hospitality literature. Most theories in the field depend on variables that alter the nature and direction of the relationship between two variables. While moderation continues to be heavily used, me... Read More about Testing moderation effects using non-parametric regressions.

Surface-Modified Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles for Antialgal and Antiyeast Applications (2020)
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Halbus, A. F., Horozov, T. S., & Paunov, V. N. (2020). Surface-Modified Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles for Antialgal and Antiyeast Applications. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 3(1), 440-451. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.9b02045

We explored the factors and mechanisms of the anti-yeast and anti-algal effect of zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnONPs) coated with zinc sulfide (ZnS), silica (SiO2), poly(sodium 4-styrene sulfonate) sodium salt (PSS) and poly(allylamine hydrochloride) (... Read More about Surface-Modified Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles for Antialgal and Antiyeast Applications.

Inhibition of Activin/Myostatin signalling impairs mouse testis Inhibition of Activin/Myostatin signalling induces skeletal muscle hypertrophy but impairs mouse testicular development (2020)
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Vaughan, D., Ritvos, O., Mitchell, R., Kretz, O., Lalowski, M., Amthor, H., …Huber, T. B. (in press). Inhibition of Activin/Myostatin signalling impairs mouse testis Inhibition of Activin/Myostatin signalling induces skeletal muscle hypertrophy but impairs mouse testicular development. Œconomia, 30(1), 1-17

Numerous approaches are being developed to promote post-natal muscle growth based on attenuating Myostatin/Activin signalling for clinical uses such as the treatment neuromuscular diseases, cancer cachexia and sarcopenia. However there have been conc... Read More about Inhibition of Activin/Myostatin signalling impairs mouse testis Inhibition of Activin/Myostatin signalling induces skeletal muscle hypertrophy but impairs mouse testicular development.

Randomised, double-blind, multi-centre, mixed-methods, dose-escalation feasibility trial of mirtazapine for better treatment of severe breathlessness in advanced lung disease (BETTER-B Feasibility) (2020)
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Higginson, I., Wilcock, A., Johnson, M., Bajwah, S., Currow, D., Lovell, N., …Brown, S. (2020). Randomised, double-blind, multi-centre, mixed-methods, dose-escalation feasibility trial of mirtazapine for better treatment of severe breathlessness in advanced lung disease (BETTER-B Feasibility). Thorax, https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2019-213879

New treatments are required for severe breathlessness in advanced disease. We conducted a randomised feasibility trial of mirtazapine over 28 days in adults with a modified medical research council breathlessness scale score ≥3. Sixty-four patients w... Read More about Randomised, double-blind, multi-centre, mixed-methods, dose-escalation feasibility trial of mirtazapine for better treatment of severe breathlessness in advanced lung disease (BETTER-B Feasibility).

The Application of Reversible Intramolecular Sulfonamide Ligation to Modulate Reactivity in Organometallic Ruthenium(II) Diamine Complexes (2020)
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Kemp, S. A., Prior, T. J., Savoie, H., Boyle, R. W., & Murray, B. S. (2020). The Application of Reversible Intramolecular Sulfonamide Ligation to Modulate Reactivity in Organometallic Ruthenium(II) Diamine Complexes. Molecules, 25, https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules25020244

Metallation of biomacromolecular species forms the basis for the anticancer activity of many metallodrugs. A major limitation of these compounds is that their reactivity is indiscriminate and can, in principle, occur in healthy tissue as well as canc... Read More about The Application of Reversible Intramolecular Sulfonamide Ligation to Modulate Reactivity in Organometallic Ruthenium(II) Diamine Complexes.

Validation of in-house knowledge-based planning model for advance-stage lung cancer patients treated using VMAT radiotherapy (2020)
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Tambe, N., Monteiro dos Santos Pires, I., Moore, C., Cawthorne, C., & Beavis, A. (2020). Validation of in-house knowledge-based planning model for advance-stage lung cancer patients treated using VMAT radiotherapy. British Journal of Radiology, https://doi.org/10.1259/bjr.20190535

Objectives: Radiotherapy plan quality may vary considerably depending on planner’s experience and time constraints. The variability in treatment plans can be assessed by calculating the difference between achieved and the optimal dose distribution. T... Read More about Validation of in-house knowledge-based planning model for advance-stage lung cancer patients treated using VMAT radiotherapy.

Comprehensive study and optimization of concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric considering all contact resistances (2020)
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Shittu, S., Li, G., Zhao, X., Ma, X., Akhlaghi, Y. G., & Fan, Y. (2020). Comprehensive study and optimization of concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric considering all contact resistances. Energy Conversion and Management, 205, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2019.112422

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd A consequence of the integration of photovoltaic module and thermoelectric generator is the presence of thermal contact, which affects the heat transfer in the hybrid system. Thermal and electrical contact are inevitable in a ther... Read More about Comprehensive study and optimization of concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric considering all contact resistances.

Coronin 1 Is Required for Integrin β2 Translocation in Platelets (2020)
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Riley, D. R. J., Khalil, J. S., Pieters, J., Naseem, K. M., & Rivero, F. (in press). Coronin 1 Is Required for Integrin β2 Translocation in Platelets. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21010356

Remodeling of the actin cytoskeleton is one of the critical events that allows platelets to undergo morphological and functional changes in response to receptor-mediated signaling cascades. Coronins are a family of evolutionarily conserved proteins i... Read More about Coronin 1 Is Required for Integrin β2 Translocation in Platelets.

Newly diagnosed abnormal glucose tolerance determines post-MI prognosis in patients with hospital related hyperglycaemia but without known diabetes (2020)
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Chattopadhyay, S., George, A., John, J., & Sathyapalan, T. (2020). Newly diagnosed abnormal glucose tolerance determines post-MI prognosis in patients with hospital related hyperglycaemia but without known diabetes. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, 107518. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2019.107518

Aims Investigate if abnormal glucose tolerance (AGT) affects post-myocardial infarction (MI) prognosis in patients with hospital-related hyperglycaemia (HRH) but without known diabetes mellitus (KDM). Methods Post-MI survivors without KDM underw... Read More about Newly diagnosed abnormal glucose tolerance determines post-MI prognosis in patients with hospital related hyperglycaemia but without known diabetes.

Critical policy discourse analysis (2019)
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N. Montesano Montessori, M. Farrelly, & J. Mulderrig (Eds.), (in press). Critical policy discourse analysis

This book provides a series of contemporary and international policy case studies analysed through discursive methodological approaches in the traditions of critical discourse analysis, social semiotics and discourse theory. This is the first volume... Read More about Critical policy discourse analysis.

Outsider leadership: Insights and interviews from business leaders (2019)
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O'Riordan, C., Kelliher, F., Flood, P. C., & Higgs, M. (2019). Outsider leadership: Insights and interviews from business leaders. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97463-7

Encompassing interviews with managing directors and CEOs, this book explores the role of business outsiders as leaders. Viewing the term ‘outsider’ in a broad sense, the book considers leader background, perspective, gender, training and family membe... Read More about Outsider leadership: Insights and interviews from business leaders.

Evolving trends in open access (2019)
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Watson, R. (2019). Evolving trends in open access. Compliance elliance journal, 5(1), 91-98

With the growth of open access publishing there has been a concomitant growth in the number of predatory publishers. This article considers why open access has arisen and the various models under which it operates before considering the nature of pre... Read More about Evolving trends in open access.

Brexit: hatred, lies and UK democracy (2019)
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Tyler, C. (2019). Brexit: hatred, lies and UK democracy. Dialogi Polityczne = Political Dialogues, 27, 63-82. https://doi.org/10.12775/DP.2019.011

The article analyses the progress of the Brexit debate in the UK from the time that David Cameron announced in 2013 his intention to hold a referendum on the UK’s membership of the UK up until the calling of the 2019 UK General Election. It considers... Read More about Brexit: hatred, lies and UK democracy.

Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: a systematic review of theoretical discussions (2019)
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Wadephul, F., Glover, L., & Jomeen, J. (2019). Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: a systematic review of theoretical discussions. Midwifery, TBC, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2019.102598

Background: Perinatal well-being has increasingly become the focus of research, clinical practice and policy. However, attention has mostly been on a reductionist understanding of well-being based on a mind-body duality. Conceptual clarity around wha... Read More about Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: a systematic review of theoretical discussions.