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Strongly Enhanced Antibacterial Action of Copper Oxide Nanoparticles with Boronic Acid Surface Functionality (2019)
Journal Article
Halbus, A. F., Horozov, T. S., & Paunov, V. N. (2019). Strongly Enhanced Antibacterial Action of Copper Oxide Nanoparticles with Boronic Acid Surface Functionality. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 11(13), 12232-12243. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b21862

Copper oxide nanoparticles (CuONPs) have been widely recognized as good antimicrobial agents but are heavily regulated due to environmental concerns of their postuse. In this work, we have developed and tested a novel type of formulation for copper o... Read More

Dual-functionalised shellac nanocarriers give a super-boost of the antimicrobial action of berberine (2018)
Journal Article
Al-Obaidy, S. S., Greenway, G. M., & Paunov, V. N. (2019). Dual-functionalised shellac nanocarriers give a super-boost of the antimicrobial action of berberine. Nanoscale advances, 1(2), 858-872. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8na00121a

We have developed highly efficient antimicrobial nanocarriers for berberine (BRB) based on shellac nanoparticles (NPs) which were surface-functionalised with a surface active polymer, Poloxamer 407 (P407), and the cationic surfactant octadecyltrimeth... Read More

When does the influence of maturation on anthropometric and physical fitness characteristics increase and subside? (2018)
Journal Article
Towlson, C., Cobley, S., Parkin, G., & Lovell, R. (2018). When does the influence of maturation on anthropometric and physical fitness characteristics increase and subside?. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 28(8), 1946-1955. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13198

The relationships between maturation and anthropometric and physical performance characteristics are dynamic and often asynchronous; confounding the capability to accurately evaluate performance during adolescence. This study aimed to (i) examine the... Read More

The music and music theory of Paul Hindemith (2018)
Book
Desbruslais, S. (2018). The music and music theory of Paul Hindemith. Boydell Press

The music theory of composer Paul Hindemith (1895-1963), originally entitled Unterweisung im Tonsatz, is well known, yet poorly understood. This book provides a critical engagement with Hindemith's Unterweisung, particularly concerning its relationsh... Read More

Alternative histories and futures of International Fisheries Law (2018)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. (in press). Alternative histories and futures of International Fisheries Law. In Strengthening International Fisheries Law in an era of changing oceansBloomsbury Publishing

Counterfactual thinking is used to analyse historical events or the effectiveness of political regimes. It is also used to show the contingency of events. What if we were to apply counterfactual thinking to the international regulation of fisheries?... Read More

Dealing with endogeneity bias: The generalized method of moments (GMM) for panel data (2018)
Journal Article
Ullah, S., Akhtar, P., & Zaefarian, G. (2018). Dealing with endogeneity bias: The generalized method of moments (GMM) for panel data. Industrial marketing management, 71, 69-78. doi:10.1016/j.indmarman.2017.11.010

Endogeneity bias can lead to inconsistent estimates and incorrect inferences, which may provide misleading conclusions and inappropriate theoretical interpretations. Sometimes such bias can even lead to coefficients having the wrong sign. Although th... Read More

Bridging the gaps in employee colunteering: Why the third sector doesn't always win (2017)
Journal Article
Cook, J., & Burchell, J. (2018). Bridging the gaps in employee colunteering: Why the third sector doesn't always win. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 47(1), 165-184. https://doi.org/10.1177/0899764017734649

Employee Volunteering (EV) schemes represent a cornerstone of many company Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategies, being identified as a classic “win-win” situation in which businesses contribute significant resources into local communities... Read More

Tasso's art and afterlives: the 'Gerusalemme liberata' in England (2017)
Book
Lawrence, J. (2017). Tasso's art and afterlives: the 'Gerusalemme liberata' in England. Manchester: Manchester University Press

This interdisciplinary book examines the literary, artistic and biographical afterlives in England of the great Italian poet Torquato Tasso, from before his death in 1595 to the end of the nineteenth century. Focusing predominantly on the impact of h... Read More

Community operational research and citizen science: two icons in need of each other? (2017)
Journal Article
Gregory, A. J., & Atkins, J. P. (2018). Community operational research and citizen science: two icons in need of each other?. European journal of operational research, 268(3), 1111-1124. doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2017.07.037

Citizen Science attracts a lot of positive attention and a convenient alignment with it might offer multiple benefits for Community Operational Research. But what would be the basis for such an alignment? Could it offer important reciprocal benefits... Read More

Understanding asexual identity as a means to facilitate culturally competent care: a systematic literature review (2017)
Journal Article
Jones, C., Hayter, M., & Jomeen, J. (2017). Understanding asexual identity as a means to facilitate culturally competent care: a systematic literature review. Journal of clinical nursing, 26(23-24), 3811-3831. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13862

Aims and Objectives This paper aims to provide a contemporary overview of asexuality and the implications this has for health care practice. Background Individuals belonging to sexual minority groups face many barriers in accessing appropriate health... Read More

Is environmental sustainability a strategic priority for logistics service providers? (2017)
Journal Article
Evangelista, P., Colicchia, C., & Creazza, A. (2017). Is environmental sustainability a strategic priority for logistics service providers?. Journal of environmental management, 198(1), 353-362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.04.096

Despite an increasing number of third-party logistics service providers (3PLs) regard environmental sustainability as a key area of management, there is still great uncertainty on how 3PLs implement environmental strategies and on how they translate... Read More

Identifying longitudinal sustainable hierarchies in activities of daily living (2017)
Journal Article
Watson, R., Palese, A., Zuttion, R., Ferrario, B., Ponta, S., & Hayter, M. (2017). Identifying longitudinal sustainable hierarchies in activities of daily living. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 71, 122-128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2017.04.003

© 2017 Elsevier B.V. Activities of daily living serve as an indicator of progression in disability and rehabilitation. It is know that some of the measurement scales used show hierarchical properties indicating that activities of daily living are los... Read More

Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study (2017)
Journal Article
Wray, J., Aspland, J., Barrett, D., & Gardiner, E. (2017). Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study. Nurse education in practice, 24, 14-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2017.03.002

© 2017 Students who leave pre-registration nurse education having failed to complete remain a concern for higher education institutions. This study identifed factors influencing completion using a retrospective cohort analysis to map student characte... Read More

Lean and green supply chain management through intermodal transport: insights from the fast moving consumer goods industry (2017)
Journal Article
Colicchia, C., Creazza, A., & Dallari, F. (2017). Lean and green supply chain management through intermodal transport: insights from the fast moving consumer goods industry. Production planning & control, 28(4), 321-334. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2017.1282642

Combining efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability is crucial for companies to succeed in today’s context of fierce competition. This paper investigates how intermodal transport can be adopted for managing supply chains according to a Lean and Gr... Read More

A microfluidic chip based model for the study of full thickness human intestinal tissue using dual flow (2016)
Journal Article
Dawson, A., Dyer, C., Macfie, J., Davies, J., Karsai, L., Greenman, J., & Jacobsen, M. (2016). A microfluidic chip based model for the study of full thickness human intestinal tissue using dual flow. Biomicrofluidics, 10(6), 064101. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4964813

© 2016 Author(s). The study of inflammatory bowel disease, including Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease, has relied largely upon the use of animal or cell culture models; neither of which can represent all aspects of the human pathophysiology. Pr... Read More

Synthesis, characterization and in vivo evaluation of a magnetic cisplatin delivery nanosystem based on PMAA-graft-PEG copolymers (2016)
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Voulgari, E., Bakandritsos, A., Galtsidis, S., Zoumpourlis, V., Burke, B. P., Clemente, G. S., …Avgoustakis, K. (2016). Synthesis, characterization and in vivo evaluation of a magnetic cisplatin delivery nanosystem based on PMAA-graft-PEG copolymers. Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 243, 342-356. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jconrel.2016.10.021

© 2016 Elsevier B.V. The development of anticancer drug delivery systems which retain or enhance the cytotoxic properties of the drug to tumorous tissues, while reducing toxicity to other organs is of key importance. We investigated different poly(me... Read More

Arginine deprivation with pegylated Arginine Deiminase in patients with Argininosuccinate Synthetase 1-Deficient Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: A Randomized Clinical Trial (2016)
Journal Article
Szlosarek, P. W., Steele, J. P., Nolan, L., Gilligan, D., Taylor, P., Spicer, J., …Hackshaw, A. (2017). Arginine deprivation with pegylated Arginine Deiminase in patients with Argininosuccinate Synthetase 1-Deficient Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncology, 3(1), 58-66. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.3049

Importance: Preclinical studies show that arginine deprivation is synthetically lethal in argininosuccinate synthetase 1 (ASS1)-negative cancers, including mesothelioma. The role of the arginine-lowering agent pegylated arginine deiminase (ADI-PEG20)... Read More