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  • Module design in a changing era of Higher Education: academic identity, cognitive dissonance and institutional barriers 

    Binns C (2017) Module design in a changing era of Higher Education: academic identity, cognitive dissonance and institutional barriers. Palgrave Macmillan UK.
    This book explores the module design experiences and practices of academics employed within one UK university, and during a period of social and economic change in which university staff are designing and delivering curricula ...
  • A generalised adoption model for services: A cross-country comparison of mobile health (m-health) 

    Dwivedi YK, Shareef MA, Simintiras AC, Lal B and Weerakkody V (2016) A generalised adoption model for services: A cross-country comparison of mobile health (m-health). Government Information Quarterly. 33(1): 174–187.
    Which antecedents affect the adoption by users is still often a puzzle for policy-makers. Antecedents examined in this research include technological artefacts from the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology ...
  • Analysing the Critical Factors Influencing Trust in E-government Adoption from Citizens' Perspective: A Systematic Review and A Conceptual Framework 

    Alzahrani L, Al-Karaghouli W and Weerakkody V (2017) Analysing the critical factors influencing trust in e-government adoption from citizens’ perspective: A systematic review and a conceptual framework. International Business Review. 26(1): 64–175.
    Although the success adoption of e-government contingent upon citizens' trust and their willingness to use it, little consideration has been paid to explore the adoption of e-government from citizens' trust perspective. ...
  • A differential equation for a class of discrete lifetime distributions with an application in reliability: A demonstration of the utility of computer algebra 

    Csenki A (2015) A differential equation for a class of discrete lifetime distributions with an application in reliability: A demonstration of the utility of computer algebra. Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability. 17(3): 647-660.
    It is shown that the probability generating function of a lifetime random variable T on a finite lattice with polynomial failure rate satisfies a certain differential equation. The interrelationship with Markov chain theory ...
  • Identifying the trends and impact of graduate attributes on employability: a literature review 

    Osmani M, Weerakkody V, Hindi N, Al‐Esmail R, Eldabi T, Kapoor K and Irani Z (2015) Identifying the trends and impact of graduate attributes on employability: a literature review. Tertiary Education and Management, 21(4): 367–379.
    Graduate employability has become an issue since there are broad mismatches between the acquired graduate skills from university and the required skills by employers. While previous researches have outlined the salient ...
  • Driving Innovation through Big Open Linked Data (BOLD): Exploring Antecedents using Interpretive Structural Modelling 

    Dwivedi YK, Janssen M, Slade M, Rana N, Weerakkody V, Millard J, Hidders J and Snijders D (2016) Driving Innovation through Big Open Linked Data (BOLD): Exploring Antecedents using Interpretive Structural Modelling. Information Systems Frontiers. Online before print. DOI: 10.1007/s10796-016-9675-5.
    Innovation is vital to find new solutions to problems, increase quality, and improve profitability. Big open linked data (BOLD) is a fledgling and rapidly evolving field that creates new opportunities for innovation. ...
  • A robust optimization approach for active and reactive power management in smart distribution networks using electric vehicles 

    Pirouzi S, Aghaei J, Latify MA et al A robust optimization approach for active and reactive power management in smart distribution networks using electric vehicles. IEEE Systems Journal. Article in Press.
    This paper presents a robust framework for active and reactive power management in distribution networks using electric vehicles (EVs). The method simultaneously minimizes the energy cost and the voltage deviation subject ...
  • In vivo confocal microscopic corneal images in health and disease with an emphasis on extracting features and visual signatures for corneal diseases: a review study 

    Alzubaidi R, Sharif MS, Qahwaji R et al (2016) In vivo confocal microscopic corneal images in health and disease with an emphasis on extracting features and visual signatures for corneal diseases: a review study. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 100(1): 41-55.
    There is an evolution in the demands of modern ophthalmology from descriptive findings to assessment of cellular level changes by using in vivo confocal microscopy. Confocal microscopy, by producing grey-scale images, ...
  • Off the rails: the cost performance of infrastructure rail projects 

    Love PED, Zhou J, Edwards DJ et al (2017) Off the rails: the cost performance of infrastructure rail projects. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. 99: 14-29.
    Governments in Australia place great emphasis on the development and expansion of their rail networks to improve productivity and service the increasing needs and demands from businesses and commuters. A case study approach ...
  • Erythropoietin drives breast cancer progression by activation of its receptor EPOR 

    Chan KK, Matchett KB, Coulter JA et al (2017) Erythropoietin drives breast cancer progression by activation of its receptor EPOR. Oncotarget. Accepted for publication.
    Breast cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Anemia is common in breast cancer patients and can be treated with blood transfusions or with recombinant erythropoietin (EPO) to stimulate red blood cell ...
  • Source term treatment of SWEs using the surface gradient upwind method 

    Blade E, Gomez Valentin M, Sanchez-Juny M et al (2012) Source term treatment of SWEs using the surface gradient upwind method. Journal of Hydraulic Research. 50(4): 447-449.
  • Modelling of Water Flow and Sediment Transport in Circular Channels with Constant and Variable Roughness 

    Pu JH, Hussain K and Wood AS (2005) Modelling of Water Flow and Sediment Transport in Circular Channels with Constant and Variable Roughness. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Fluid Mechanics (ICEFM'05), 3-5 Mar 2005, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam, India: 229-235.
  • Simulation of Turbulent Free Surface Obstructed Flow within Channels 

    Pu JH, Hussain K and Tait SJ (2007) Simulation of Turbulent Free Surface Obstructed Flow within Channels. In: Proceedings of the 32nd International IAHR World Congress - Harmonizing the Demands of Art and Nature in Hydraulics, Venice, Italy. theme A1L 1-8.
    Free surface flows of practical relevance in many engineering problems are almost always turbulent. In this paper, a numerical model to compute the free surface flow with turbulent effects is presented. The shallow water ...
  • Experimental and Numerical Simulation of Sediment Flushing within Storage Tunnels 

    Pu JH, Hussain K and Tait SJ (2008) Experimental and Numerical Simulation of Sediment Flushing within Storage Tunnels. In: Proceedings of the 8th International IAHR Confererence on Hydro-Science and Engineering, 8-12 Sep 2008, Nagoya, Japan. Vol VIII: 309-316.
  • Differential processing of the direction and focus of expansion of optic flow stimuli in areas MST and V3A of the human visual cortex 

    Strong SL, Silson EH, Gouws AD et al (2017) Differential processing of the direction and focus of expansion of optic flow stimuli in areas MST and V3A of the human visual cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology. Article in Press.
    Human neuropsychological and neuroimaging studies have raised the possibility that different attributes of optic flow stimuli, namely radial direction and the position of the focus of expansion (FOE), are processed within ...
  • An Active Microwave Sensor for Near Field Imaging 

    Mirza A, See CH, Danjuma I, Asif R, Abd-alhmeed RA, Noras JM, Clarke RW and Excell PS (2017) An Active Microwave Sensor for Near Field Imaging. IEEE Sensor Journal. Online before print. DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2017.2673961
    Near field imaging using microwaves in medical applications is of great current interest for its capability and accuracy in identifying features of interest, in comparison with other known screening tools. This paper ...
  • Using routine blood test results to predict the risk of death for emergency medical admissions to hospital: an external model validation study 

    Faisal M, Howes R, Steyerberg EW et al (2017) Using routine blood test results to predict the risk of death for emergency medical admissions to hospital: an external model validation study. QJM: An International Journal of Medicine. 110(1): 27-31.
    Background The Biochemistry and Haematology Outcome Model (BHOM) relies on the results from routine index blood tests to predict the patient risk of death. We aimed to externally validate the BHOM model. Method We ...
  • Multi-electron reduction of sulfur and carbon disulfide using binuclear uranium(III) borohydride complexes 

    Arnold PL, Stevens CJ, Bell NL, Lord RM, Goldberg JM, Nichol GS and Love JB (2017) Multi-electron reduction of sulfur and carbon disulfide using binuclear uranium(III) borohydride complexes. Chemical Science. Online before print. DOI: 10.1039/c7sc00382j
    The first use of a dinuclear UIII/UIII complex in the activation of small molecules is reported. The octadentate Schiff-base pyrrole, anthracene-hinged ‘Pacman’ ligand LA combines two strongly reducing UIII centres and ...
  • What do we know about brief interventions for physical activity that could be delivered in primary care consultations? A systematic review of reviews 

    Lamming L, Pears S, Mason D, Morton K, Bijker M, Sutton S and Hardeman W (2017) What do we know about brief interventions for physical activity that could be delivered in primary care consultations? A systematic review of reviews. Preventive Medicine. 99: 52–163.
    This systematic review of reviews aims to investigate how brief interventions (BIs) are defined, whether they increase physical activity, which factors influence their effectiveness, who they are effective for, and whether ...
  • Targeting HOX/PBX dimers in cancer 

    Morgan R, El-Tanani M, Hunter KD et al (2017) Targeting HOX/PBX dimers in cancer. Oncotarget. Article in Press.
    The HOX and PBX gene families encode transcription factors that have key roles in establishing the identity of cells and tissues in early development. Over the last 20 years it has become apparent that they are also ...