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  • Developing a national learning health system 

    McIntosh B (2017) Developing a national learning health system [editorial]. British journal of healthcare management. 23(7): 304-305.
    There is increasing recognition among policymakers that health systems are no longer fit for purpose. Our hospital-centred systems, originally created to deal with communicable disease epidemics, are now faced with the ...
  • Referencing: student choice or student voice? 

    George S and Rowland J (2017) Referencing: student choice or student voice? Educational Developments.18.2: 24-29.
    Lillis (2001: 53) calls referencing an ‘institutional practice of mystery’, a frequent cause of student anxiety and complaint. It is an area in which a vast perceptional gulf exists between academics and students, one in ...
  • Function Modelling using the System State Flow Diagram 

    Yildirim U, Campean F and Williams H (2017) Function Modelling using the System State Flow Diagram. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing. Accepted for publication July 2017.
    This paper introduces a rigorous framework for function modelling of complex multi-disciplinary systems based on the System State Flow Diagram (SSFD). The work addresses the need for a consistent methodology to support ...
  • Changes in admission thresholds in English Emergency Departments 

    Wyatt S, Child K, Hood A et al (2017) Changes in admission thresholds in English Emergency Departments. Emergency Medicine Journal. Accepted for Publication.
    Background: The most common route to a hospital bed in an emergency is via an emergency department (ED). Many recent initiatives and interventions have the objective of reducing the number of unnecessary emergency ...
  • Stochastic approach for active and reactive power management in distribution networks 

    Zubo RHA, Mokryani G, Rajamani H-S et al (2017) Stochastic approach for active and reactive power management in distribution networks. Presented at: CoDIT’17: The 4th International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies, 5-7 April 2017, Barcelona, Spain.
    In this paper, a stochastic method is proposed to assess the amount of active and reactive power that can be injected/absorbed to/from grid within a distribution market environment. Also, the impact of wind power penetration ...
  • Renormalization of total sets of states into generalized bases with a resolution of the identity 

    Vourdas A (2017) Renormalization of total sets of states into generalized bases with a resolution of the identity. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 50(32): 325207.
    A total set of states for which we have no resolution of the identity (a `pre-basis'), is considered in a finite dimensional Hilbert space. A dressing formalism renormalizes them into density matrices which resolve the ...
  • Similarity concept in theory lecturing: application to transportation studies. 

    Pu JH (2017) Similarity concept in theory lecturing: application to transportation studies. International Journal for Excogitation Education and Research. 1(1): 33-41.
    In this paper, a similarity concept is proposed to improve student understanding on difficult and complicated engineering theory. The planned application of this approach is for the Transportation Studies module (CSE6004-A) ...
  • Pharmacological characterisation of selected pyrrolobenzodiazepines as anti-cancer agents. Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic characterisation of the pyrrolobenzodiazepine dimer SJG-136 and the monomers D709119, MMY-SJG and SJG-303 

    This study aimed to investigate the pharmacology of selected pyrrolobenzodiazepine (PBD) compounds shown to have cytotoxic activity with predicted DNA sequence selectivity. Research focused upon the PBD dimer, SJG-136, ...
  • Person-Centered Dementia Care in the Community: A Perspective From the United Kingdom 

    Downs M and Lord K (2017) Person-Centered Dementia Care in the Community: A Perspective From the United Kingdom. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. Online before print. DOI: 10.3928/00989134-20170515-01
    Dementia is a global concern. Although effort is being put toward finding a cure, many advances have been made in ensuring excellence in dementia care. In the United Kingdom, the concept of person-centered dementia care ...
  • Inclusive curriculum design: application to open channel hydraulics module 

    Pu JH (2017) Inclusive curriculum design: application to open channel hydraulics module. International Journal for Excogitation Education and Research. 1(1): 1-10.
    This study investigates an inclusive curriculum design based on student-centred approach. This proposed design approach has been applied to Open Channel Hydraulics module (CSE6008-A) at School of Engineering, University ...
  • A Bayesian approach to linking archaeological, paleoenvironmental and documentary datasets relating to the settlement of Iceland (Landnám) 

    Schmid MME, Zori D, Erlendsson E et al (2017) A Bayesian approach to linking archaeological, paleoenvironmental and documentary datasets relating to the settlement of Iceland (Landnám). The Holocene. Accepted for publication.
    Icelandic settlement (Landnám) period farmsteads offer opportunities to explore the nature and timing of anthropogenic activities and environmental impacts of the first Holocene farming communities. We employ Bayesian ...
  • Firm bosses or helpful neighbours? The ambiguity and co-construction of MNE regional management mandates 

    Alfoldi EA, McGaughey SL and Clegg LJ (2017) Firm bosses or helpful neighbours? The ambiguity and co-construction of MNE regional management mandates. Journal of Management Studies. Article in Press.
    As multinational enterprises (MNEs) increasingly disaggregate and disperse corporate headquarters (CHQ) activities, the allocation of regional management mandates (RMMs) to local operating subsidiaries is becoming more ...
  • Red Lustrous Wheelmade ware: analysis of organic residues in Late Bronze Age trade and storage vessels from the eastern Mediterranean 

    Steele VJ and Stern B (2017) Red Lustrous Wheelmade ware: analysis of organic residues in Late Bronze Age trade and storage vessels from the eastern Mediterranean. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. Article in Press.
    Transport and storage vessels in Red Lustrous Wheelmade ware (RLWm ware) were traded across a large area of the eastern Mediterranean for approximately 300 years (c. 1500–1200 BCE) during the Late Bronze Age (c.1600–1000 ...
  • E-Cadherin mediates UVR- and calcium-induced melanin transfer in human skin cells 

    Singh SK, Baker R, Sikkink SK, Nizard C, Schnebert S, Kurfurst R and Tobin DJ (2017) E-Cadherin mediates UVR- and calcium-induced melanin transfer in human skin cells. Experimental Dermatology. Accepted for publication June 2017.
    Skin pigmentation is directed by epidermal-melanin units, characterized by long-lived and dendritic epidermal melanocytes (MC) that interact with viable keratinocytes (KC) to contribute melanin to the epidermis. Previously ...
  • Effects of Isoproterenol on IhERG during K+ changes in HEK293 cells 

    Zhang J, Shang L, Ni Y, Wang T and Ma A (2017) Effects of Isoproterenol on IhERG during K+ changes in HEK293 cells. Presented at: The 28th Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology (GW-ICC), International Congress of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation 2017, Asia Pacific Heart Congress 2017, 12–15 October, 2017, Beijing, China.
    Introduction:The human ether-a-go-go related gene (hERG) encodes the pore forming protein which mediates the rapid delayed rectifier K+ current in the heart (IKr). Together with other ion channels hERG determines the cardiac ...
  • Contributions of Individual Face Features to Face Discrimination 

    Logan AJ, Gordon GE and Loffler G (2017) Contributions of Individual Face Features to Face Discrimination. Vision Research. Accepted for publication May 2017.
    Faces are highly complex stimuli that contain a host of information. Such complexity poses the following questions: (a) do observers exhibit preferences for specific information? (b) how does sensitivity to individual ...
  • Development of a health safety and environment (HSE) performance review. Methodology for the oil and gas industry in Libya 

    The oil and gas industry in Libya has suffered a number of health and safety accidents including environmental disasters due to the nature of the work involved and the hazardous materials it handles in all facets of ...
  • Empirical study of the impact of e-government services on cybersecurity development 

    Onumo A, Cullen A and Awan IU (2017) Empirical study of the impact of e-government services on cybersecurity Development. Presented at: The 1st Annual Innovative Engineering Research Conference 2017, University of Bradford.
    This study seeks to investigate how the development of e-government services impacts on cybersecurity. The study uses the methods of correlation and multiple regression to analyse two sets of global data, the e-government ...
  • Empirical study of cultural dimensions and cybersecurity development 

    Onumo A, Cullen A and Awan IU (2017) Empirical study of cultural dimensions and cybersecurity development. Presented at: FiCloud 2017: The 5th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud, 21-23 Aug 2017, Prague, Czech Republic.
    This study seeks to investigate how the development of e-government services impacts on cybersecurity. The study uses the methods of correlation and multiple regression to analyse two sets of global data, the e-government ...
  • A novel theranostic strategy for MMP-14 expressing glioblastomas impacts survival 

    Mohanty S, Chen Z, Li K et al (2017) A novel theranostic strategy for MMP-14 expressing glioblastomas impacts survival. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. Article in Press.
    Glioblastoma (GBM) has a dismal prognosis. Evidence from preclinical tumor models and human trials indicates the role of GBM initiating cells (GIC) in GBM drug resistance. Here, we propose a new treatment option with tumor ...