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"Ghost" silica nanoparticles of "host"-inherited antibacterial action (2019)
Journal Article
Halbus, A. F., Horozov, T. S., & Paunov, V. N. (2019). "Ghost" silica nanoparticles of "host"-inherited antibacterial action. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 11(42), 38519−38530. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b14403

Copyright © 2019 American Chemical Society. We fabricated surface-rough mesoporous silica nanoparticles ("ghost" SiO2NPs) by using composite mesoporous copper oxide nanoparticles ("host" CuONPs) as templates, which allowed us to mimic their surface m... Read More about "Ghost" silica nanoparticles of "host"-inherited antibacterial action.

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 about Strongly Enhanced Antibacterial Action of Copper Oxide Nanoparticles with Boronic Acid Surface Functionality.

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 about Dual-functionalised shellac nanocarriers give a super-boost of the antimicrobial action of berberine.

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 about When does the influence of maturation on anthropometric and physical fitness characteristics increase and subside?.

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 about Alternative histories and futures of International Fisheries Law.

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 about Dealing with endogeneity bias: The generalized method of moments (GMM) for panel data.

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 about Bridging the gaps in employee colunteering: Why the third sector doesn't always win.

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 about Tasso's art and afterlives: the 'Gerusalemme liberata' in England.

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 about Community operational research and citizen science: two icons in need of each other?.

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 about Understanding asexual identity as a means to facilitate culturally competent care: a systematic literature review.

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 about Is environmental sustainability a strategic priority for logistics service providers?.

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 about Identifying longitudinal sustainable hierarchies in activities of daily living.

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 about Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study.

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 about Lean and green supply chain management through intermodal transport: insights from the fast moving consumer goods industry.

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 about A microfluidic chip based model for the study of full thickness human intestinal tissue using dual flow.

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 about Synthesis, characterization and in vivo evaluation of a magnetic cisplatin delivery nanosystem based on PMAA-graft-PEG copolymers.