• Vibrational spectroscopic study of salbutamol hemisulphate 

    Ali HRH, Edwards HGM, Kendrick J and Scowen IJ (2009) Vibrational spectroscopic study of salbutamol hemisulphate. Drug Testing and Analysis. 1(1): 51-56.
    Salbutamol hemisulphate is a relatively selective ß2-adrenergic agonist and is used as a bronchodilator. In this work, we present a detailed vibrational spectroscopic investigation of salbutamol hemisulphate using mid-infrared ...
  • Improving the patient's experience of a bone marrow biopsy -- an RCT. 

    Johnson, H., Burke, D., Plews, C., Newell, R. J. and Parapia, L. (2008). Improving the patient's experience of a bone marrow biopsy -- an RCT. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 717-25. ISSN: 0962-1067
    Improving the patient¿s experience of a bone marrow biopsy ¿ an RCT Aims. To compare nitrous oxide 50%/oxygen 50% (N2O/O2 ¿ entonox) plus local anaesthetic (LA) with placebo (oxygen) plus LA in the management of ...
  • Significant progress in predicting the crystal structures of small organic molecules ¿ a report on the fourth blind test. 

    Day, G. M., Cooper, T. G., Cruz-Cabeza, A. J., Hejczyk, K. E., Ammon, H. L., Boerrigter, S. X. M., Tan, J. S., Della Valle, R. G., Venuti, E., Jose, J., Gadre, S. R., Desiraju, G. R., Thakur, T. S., Van Eijck, B. P., Facelli, J. C., Bazterra, V. E., Ferraro, M. B., Hofmann, D. W. M., Neumann, M. A., Leusen, F. J. J., Kendrick, J., Price, S. L., Misquitta, A. J., Karamertzanis, P. G., Welch, G. W. A., Scheraga, H. A., Arnautova, Y. A., Schmidt, M. U., Van De Streek, J., Wolf, A. K. and Schweizer, B. (2009). Significant progress in predicting the crystal structures of small organic molecules ¿ a report on the fourth blind test. Acta Crystallographica Section B, 65: 107¿125. doi: 10.1107/S0108768109004066 Acta Cryst. (2009). B65, 107-125
    We report on the organization and outcome of the fourth blind test of crystal structure prediction, an international collaborative project organized to evaluate the present state in computational methods of predicting the ...
  • Caring for persons with Parkinson's disease in care homes: Perceptions of residents and their close relatives, and an associated review of residents' care plans. 

    Armitage, G. R., Adams, J., Newell, R. J., Coates, D., Zeigler, L. and Hodgson, I. (2009). Caring for persons with Parkinson's disease in care homes: perceptions of residents and their close relatives, and an associated review of residents' care plans. Journal of Research in Nursing. Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 333-48.
    Through qualitative in-depth interviews, we collected the views of persons with Parkinson¿s disease (pwPD) and their close relatives in care homes to establish their collective views of the effectiveness of care. We also ...
  • The 2009 Electronics and Telecommunications Research Seminar Series: 8th Workshop Proceedings. 

    Sheriff, R. E. (Ed.). (2009). Electronics and Telecommunications Research Seminar Series: 8th Workshop Proceedings. Bradford: University of Bradford. School of Engineering, Design and Technology.
    This is the eighth workshop to be organised under the postgraduate programmes in electrical and electronic engineering (EEE). The workshop concludes the Research Seminar Series, which has provided a platform for disseminating ...
  • Vibrational spectroscopic study of terbutaline hemisulphate 

    Ali HRH, Edwards HGM, Kendrick J and Scowen IJ (2009) Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 72(4): 715-719.
    The Raman spectrum of terbutaline hemisulphate is reported for the first time, and molecular assignments are proposed on the basis of ab initio BLYP DFT calculations with a 6-31G* basis set and vibrational frequencies ...
  • A randomized controlled trial of a specialist liaison worker model for young people with intellectual disabilities with challenging behaviour and mental health needs. 

    Raghavan, R, Newell, R. J., Waseem, F. and Small, N. (2009). A randomized controlled trial of a specialist liaison worker model for young people with intellectual disabilities with challenging behaviour and mental health needs. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 256-63.
    Background Twenty six young people with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs from Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities were recruited as part of a bigger study to examine the effectiveness of a liaison worker ...
  • An evaluation of the Amblyopia and Strabismus Questionnaire using Rasch analysis 

    Vianya-Estopa, M., Elliott, D. B., and Barrett, B T. (2010). An evaluation of the Amblyopia and Strabismus Questionnaire using Rasch analysis. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Vol. 51, No. 5 pp. 2496-2503.
    PURPOSE. To evaluate whether the Amblyopia and Strabismus Questionnaire (A&SQ) is a suitable instrument for the assessment of vision-related quality-of life (VR-QoL) in individuals with strabismus and/or amblyopia. METHODS. ...
  • The 2011 Electronics and Telecommunications Research Seminar Series: 10th Workshop Proceeedings. 

    Sheriff, R. E. (Ed.). (2011). Electronics and Telecommunications Research Seminar Series: 10th Workshop Proceeedings. Bradford: University of Bradford. School of Engineering, Design and Technology.
    This is the tenth workshop to be organised under the postgraduate programmes in electrical and electronic engineering (EEE). Over the past ten years, the Research Seminar Series has provided a snapshot of the research ...
  • Medicine information sources used by nurses at the point of care. 

    Ndosi, M. and Newell, R. J. (2010). Medicine information sources used by nurses at the point of care. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Vol. 19, No. 17-18, pp. 2659-2661. ISSN: 0962-1067.
    Aims: To identify sources of medicine information that nurses use while administering medicines.
  • Revisiting the Blind Tests in Crystal Structure Prediction: Accurate Energy Ranking of Molecular Crystals. 

    Asmadi, A., Neumann, M. A., Kendrick, J., Girard, P., Perrin, M.-A. and Leusen, F. J. J. (2009). Revisiting the Blind Tests in Crystal Structure Prediction: Accurate Energy Ranking of Molecular Crystals. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Vol. 113, No. 51, pp. 16303¿16313.
    In the 2007 blind test of crystal structure prediction hosted by the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC), a hybrid DFT/MM method correctly ranked each of the four experimental structures as having the lowest ...
  • Induced deficits in speed perception by transcranial magnetic stimulation of human cortical areas V5/MT+ and V3A 

    McKeefry DJ, Burton MP, Vakrou C, Barrett BT and Morland AB (2008) Induced deficits in speed perception by transcranial magnetic stimulation of human cortical areas V5/MT+ and V3A. Journal of Neuroscience. 28(27): 6848-6857.
    In this report, we evaluate the role of visual areas responsive to motion in the human brain in the perception of stimulus speed. We first identified and localized V1, V3A, and V5/MT+ in individual participants on the basis ...
  • Statistical Predictions of Electric Load Profiles in the UK Domestic Buildings. 

    Ihbal, A. M., Rajamani, H. S., Abd-Alhameed, R. A. and Jalboub, M. K. (2001). 1st International Conference on Energy, Power and Control (EPC-IQ01), 30 Nov to 02 Dec 2010, Basrah, Iraq. IEEE Iraq Section. pp. 346-351.
    This paper presents a method of generating realistic electricity load profile data for the UK domestic buildings. The domestic space heating and domestic hot water have been excluded in this study. The information and ...
  • Weakest Bus Identification Based on Modal Analysis and Singular Value Decomposition Techniques. 

    Jalboub, M. K., Rajamani, H. S., Abd-Alhameed, R. A. and Ihbal, A. M. (2010). Weakest Bus Identification Based on Modal Analysis and Singular Value Decomposition Techniques. In: 1st International Conference on Energy, Power and Control (EPC-IQ01), 30 Nov to 02 Dec 2010, Basrah, Iraq. IEEE. pp. 352- 357.
    Voltage instability problems in power system is an important issue that should be taken into consideration during the planning and operation stages of modern power system networks. The system operators always need to know ...
  • Guest Editorial: Satellite Systems, Applications and Networking. 

    Mitchell, Paul D. and Sheriff, Ray E. (2010). Guest Editorial: Satellite Systems, Applications and Networking. IET Communications, Vol. 4, No. 13, pp. 1517-1518, doi: 10.1049/iet-com.2010.9100.
    Guest Editorial of Special Issue (featuring eight original papers, comprising 133 pages in total). Whilst satellite systems continue to be at the forefront of broadcast communication service provision, they have ...
  • Temperature dependent stiffness and visco-elastic behaviour of lipid coated microbubbles using atomic force microscopy. 

    Grant, C. A., McKendry, J. E. and Evans, S. D. (2012). Temperature dependent stiffness and visco-elastic behaviour of lipid coated microbubbles using atomic force microscopy. Soft Matter, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 1321-1326.
    The compression stiffness of a phospholipid microbubble was determined using force-spectroscopy as a function of temperature. The stiffness was found to decrease by approximately a factor of three from 0.08 N m 1, at 10 ...
  • Automated Solar Activity Prediction: A hybrid computer platform using machine learning and solar imaging for automated prediction of solar flares 

    Colak T, and Qahwaji RSR (2009) Automated Solar Activity Prediction: A hybrid computer platform using machine learning and solar imaging for automated prediction of solar flares. Space Weather. 7(6).
    The importance of real-time processing of solar data especially for space weather applications is increasing continuously. In this paper, we present an automated hybrid computer platform for the short-term prediction of ...
  • Reducing senility to 'bare life': are we heading for a new Holocaust at mid-C21? 

    Capstick, A. (2011). Reducing senility to 'bare life': are we heading for a new Holocaust at mid-C21? In: Lister, John (Ed.). Europe's health for sale? The heavy cost of privatization. Faringdon: Libri. Chapter 11.
    The tradition of the oppressed teaches us that the 'state of emergency' in which we live is not the exception but the rule. We must attain to a conception of history that is in keeping with this insight¿.The current ...
  • The Jihadi Terrain in Pakistan: An Introduction to the Sunni Jihadi Groups in Pakistan and Kashmir 

    Howenstein, N. (2008). The Jihadi Terrain in Pakistan: An Introduction to the Sunni Jihadi Groups in Pakistan and Kashmir. Bradford, Pakistan Security Research Unit, Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford. PSRU Research Reports, No.1.
  • Dynamic mechanical analysis of collagen fibrils at the nanoscale. 

    Grant, C. A., Phillips, M. A. and Thompson, N. H. (2012). Dynamic mechanical analysis of collagen fibrils at the nanoscale. Journal of the mechanical behaviour of biomedical materials. Vol. 5, No.1, pp. 165-170.
    Low frequency (0.1¿2 Hz) dynamic mechanical analysis on individual type I collagen fibrils has been carried out using atomic force microscopy (AFM). Both the elastic (static) and viscous (dynamic) responses are correlated ...