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Supply Chain Management Systems in Africa: insights from Nigeria. (2021)
Book Chapter
Oyedijo, A., Adams, K., & Koukpaki, S. (2021). Supply Chain Management Systems in Africa: insights from Nigeria. In E. Osabutey, S. Sigué, & J. B. Abugre (Eds.), Business in Africa in the Era of Digital Technology: Essays in Honour of Professor William Darley. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-70538-1

This chapter investigates the barriers and driving forces of supply chain collaboration in Nigeria as prior research has not adequately explored this issue in developing countries. Using an in-depth qualitative interviews conducted with purchasing an... Read More about Supply Chain Management Systems in Africa: insights from Nigeria..

Levelling the Playing Field: A New Proposed Method to Address Relative Age- and Maturity-Related Bias in Soccer (2021)
Journal Article
Helsen, W., Thomis, M., Starkes, J., Vrijens, S., Ooms, G., MacMaster, C., & McLaren-Towlson, C. (2021). Levelling the Playing Field: A New Proposed Method to Address Relative Age- and Maturity-Related Bias in Soccer. Frontiers in Sport and Active Living, 3(24), https://doi.org/10.3389/fspor.2021.635379

Despite various solutions proposed to solve the Relative Age Effect (RAE), it is still a major problem confounding talent identification and selection processes. In a first phase, we sampled 302 under 7 to 21 academy soccer players from two Belgian p... Read More about Levelling the Playing Field: A New Proposed Method to Address Relative Age- and Maturity-Related Bias in Soccer.

A New Approach for Researching Victims: the ‘Strength-Growth-Resilience’ Framework (2021)
Journal Article
Green, S., Calverley, A., & O’Leary, N. (in press). A New Approach for Researching Victims: the ‘Strength-Growth-Resilience’ Framework. The British journal of criminology, https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azaa093

This paper proposes a new framework for researching victims that blends appreciative inquiry methods used by prison researchers (Liebling, Elliott and Arnold 2001) with narrative interview methods used by desistance researchers (Maruna 2001) to inves... Read More about A New Approach for Researching Victims: the ‘Strength-Growth-Resilience’ Framework.

Growth and redistribution impacts of income taxes in the Thai Economy: A dynamic CGE analysis (2020)
Journal Article
Bhattarai, K., & Benjasak, C. (2021). Growth and redistribution impacts of income taxes in the Thai Economy: A dynamic CGE analysis. Journal of economic asymmetries, 23, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeca.2020.e00189

A reform in the personal income tax (PIT) is helpful in reducing inequality in the distribution of income and consumption in both short and long terms in Thailand. It boosts private consumption, investment, employment, capital stock, exports, imports... Read More about Growth and redistribution impacts of income taxes in the Thai Economy: A dynamic CGE analysis.

The effect of bio-banding on physical and psychological indicators of talent identification in academy soccer players (2020)
Journal Article
Towlson, C., MacMaster, C., Gonçalves, B., Sampaio, J., Toner, J., MacFarlane, N., …Abt, G. (in press). The effect of bio-banding on physical and psychological indicators of talent identification in academy soccer players. Science and Medicine in Football, https://doi.org/10.1080/24733938.2020.1862419

The aim of this study was to examine the effect of bio-banding on indicators of talent identification in academy soccer players. Seventy-two 11 to 14-year-old soccer players were bio-banded using percentage of estimated adult stature attainment (week... Read More about The effect of bio-banding on physical and psychological indicators of talent identification in academy soccer players.

Rethinking urban adaptation as a scalar geopolitics of climate governance: climate policy in the devolved territories of the UK (2020)
Journal Article
Kythreotis, A., Jonas, A. E., Mercer, T., & Marsden, T. (2020). Rethinking urban adaptation as a scalar geopolitics of climate governance: climate policy in the devolved territories of the UK. Territory, Politics, Governance, https://doi.org/10.1080/21622671.2020.1837220

This paper exposes missing interconnections between the urban, national and international scales in the analysis of climate adaptation policy and territorial governance in the UK. Drawing upon the results of interviews with adaptation stakeholders in... Read More about Rethinking urban adaptation as a scalar geopolitics of climate governance: climate policy in the devolved territories of the UK.

Understanding the influence of the head coach on soccer training drills—an 8 season analysis (2020)
Journal Article
Barrett, S., Varley, M. C., Hills, S. P., Russell, M., Reeves, M., Hearn, A., & Towlson, C. (2020). Understanding the influence of the head coach on soccer training drills—an 8 season analysis. Applied Sciences, 10(22), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10228149

Soccer players perform a variety of training drills to develop the physical, technical and tactical qualities required for match‐play. The role of coaches in prescribing training suggests that players may not always meet physical targets set by condi... Read More about Understanding the influence of the head coach on soccer training drills—an 8 season analysis.

Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones (2020)
Book
Evans, N., & McCarthy, A. (Eds.). (2020). Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

As the British expanded their empire from near colonies such as Ireland to those in remote corners of the world, such as Barbados, Ceylon, North America and Australia, they left a trail of physical remains in every parish where settlement occurred. B... Read More about Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones.

HIV and unintended fertility in sub-Saharan Africa: multilevel predictors of mistimed and unwanted fertility among HIV-positive women. (2020)
Journal Article
Magadi, M. A. (in press). HIV and unintended fertility in sub-Saharan Africa: multilevel predictors of mistimed and unwanted fertility among HIV-positive women. Population Research and Policy Review, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11113-020-09620-9

© 2020, Springer Nature B.V. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has a disproportionate burden of both unintended fertility and HIV infection, but the relationship between these two reproductive health risks is not well understood. This paper investigates the a... Read More about HIV and unintended fertility in sub-Saharan Africa: multilevel predictors of mistimed and unwanted fertility among HIV-positive women..

Invisible Images and Indeterminacy: Why We Need a Multi-stage Account of Photography (2020)
Journal Article
Wilson, D. (in press). Invisible Images and Indeterminacy: Why We Need a Multi-stage Account of Photography. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism,

Some photographs show determinate features of a scene because the photographed scene had those features. This dependency relation is, rightly, a consensus in philosophy of photography. I seek to refute many long-established theories of photography by... Read More about Invisible Images and Indeterminacy: Why We Need a Multi-stage Account of Photography.

Maturity-associated considerations for training load, injury risk, and physical performance in youth soccer: One size does not fit all (2020)
Journal Article
Towlson, C., Salter, J., Ade, J. D., Enright, K., Harper, L. D., Page, R. M., & Malone, J. J. (in press). Maturity-associated considerations for training load, injury risk, and physical performance in youth soccer: One size does not fit all. Journal of Sport and Health Science, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jshs.2020.09.003

Biological maturation can be defined as the timing and tempo of progress to achieving a mature state. The estimation of age of peak height velocity (PHV) or percentage of final estimated adult stature attainment (%EASA) is typically used to inform th... Read More about Maturity-associated considerations for training load, injury risk, and physical performance in youth soccer: One size does not fit all.

Analysis of emerging contaminants: A case study of the underground and 1 drinking water samples in Chandigarh, India (2020)
Journal Article
Vashisht, D., Kumar, A., Mehta, S. K., & Ibhadon, A. (2020). Analysis of emerging contaminants: A case study of the underground and 1 drinking water samples in Chandigarh, India. Environmental advances, 1, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envadv.2020.100002

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

A bedform phase diagram for dense granular currents (2020)
Journal Article
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.

Uncertainty in parameterising floodplain forest friction for Natural Flood Management, using remote sensing (2020)
Journal Article
Antonarakis, A., & Milan, D. (2020). Uncertainty in parameterising floodplain forest friction for Natural Flood Management, using remote sensing. Remote Sensing, 12(11), https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12111799

One potential Natural Flood Management option is floodplain reforestation or manage existing riparian forests, with a view to increasing flow resistance and attenuate flood hydrographs. However, the effectiveness of floodplain forests as resistance a... Read More about Uncertainty in parameterising floodplain forest friction for Natural Flood Management, using remote sensing.

Divided by values: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and England's 'North-South Divide' (2020)
Journal Article
Beech, M., & Hickson, K. (2020). Divided by values: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and England's 'North-South Divide'. Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique, 24(2),

This article explores the sociocultural divide in England exposed by Brexit. The metaphors of ‘North’ and ‘South’ are used to explain this, where the former is seen as more culturally conservative and the latter as more cosmopolitan. We examine the... Read More about Divided by values: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and England's 'North-South Divide'.

“All history is the history of thought”: competing British idealist historiographies (2020)
Journal Article
Tyler, C. (2020). “All history is the history of thought”: competing British idealist historiographies. British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 28(3), 573-593. https://doi.org/10.1080/09608788.2019.1684239

Along with utilitarianism, British idealism was the most important philosophical and practical movement in Britain and its Empire during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Even though the British idealists have regained some of their... Read More about “All history is the history of thought”: competing British idealist historiographies.

Probing synergies between lignin-rich and cellulose compounds for gasification (2020)
Journal Article
Taylor, M. J., Michopoulos, A. K., Zabaniotou, A. A., & Skoulou, V. (2020). Probing synergies between lignin-rich and cellulose compounds for gasification. Energies, 13(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/en13102590

The fixed bed gasification of lignin rich and deficient mixtures was carried out to probe the synergistic effects between two model compounds, Lignin Pink (LP) rich in Na and Cellulose Microcrystalline (CM). Reaction conditions utilized the most comm... Read More about Probing synergies between lignin-rich and cellulose compounds for gasification.

Something old, something new: Historical perspectives provide lessons for blue growth agendas (2020)
Journal Article
Caswell, B. A., Klein, E. S., Alleway, H. K., Ball, J. E., Botero, J., Cardinale, M., …Thurstan, R. H. (2020). Something old, something new: Historical perspectives provide lessons for blue growth agendas. Fish and Fisheries, 21(4), 774-796. https://doi.org/10.1111/faf.12460

The concept of “blue growth,” which aims to promote the growth of ocean economies while holistically managing marine socioecological systems, is emerging within national and international marine policy. The concept is often promoted as being novel; h... Read More about Something old, something new: Historical perspectives provide lessons for blue growth agendas.

Influence of climate-induced biogeographic range shifts on mudflat ecological functioning in the subtropics (2020)
Journal Article
Caswell, B. A., Dissanayake, N. G., & Frid, C. L. (2020). Influence of climate-induced biogeographic range shifts on mudflat ecological functioning in the subtropics. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 237, 106692. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106692

A growing volume of evidence shows that the broad-scale biogeographic redistribution of species is occurring in response to increasing global temperatures. The present study documents poleward movements of up to eight species of nominally ‘tropical’... Read More about Influence of climate-induced biogeographic range shifts on mudflat ecological functioning in the subtropics.

Serum-profiling identifies ibrutinib as a treatment option for young adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (2020)
Journal Article
Jordaens, S., Cooksey, L., Bonney, S., Orchard, L., Coutinho, M., Van Tendeloo, V., …Guinn, B. (2020). Serum-profiling identifies ibrutinib as a treatment option for young adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. British journal of haematology, 189(3), 500-512. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjh.16407

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is a haematological malignancy that is characterized by the uncontrolled proliferation of immature lymphocytes. 80 % of cases occur in children where ALL is well understood and treated. However it has a devastating... Read More about Serum-profiling identifies ibrutinib as a treatment option for young adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.