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  • RMS capacity utilisation: product family and supply chain 

    Abdi MR and Labib A (2017) International Journal of Production Research. RMS capacity utilisation: product family and supply chain. International Journal of Production Research. Online before print. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2016.1229066
    The paper contributes to development of RMS through linkage with external stakeholders such as customers and suppliers of parts/raw materials to handle demand fluctuations that necessitate information sharing across the ...
  • Ultimate Controllers, Ownership and the Probability of Insolvency in Financially Distressed Firms 

    Poletti-Hughes J and Ozkan A (2014) Ultimate Controllers, Ownership and the Probability of Insolvency in Financially Distressed Firms. Managerial and Decision Economics. 35(1): 36–50.
    This paper investigates the impact of corporate ownership and control on the outcome of financial distress. It is argued that the likelihood of financial distress resulting in insolvency depends on whether firms have ...
  • Board Independence, Audit Quality and Earnings Management: Evidence from Egypt 

    Khalil M and Ozkan A (2016) Board Independence, Audit Quality and Earnings Management: Evidence from Egypt. Journal of Emerging Market Finance. 15(1): 84-118.
    Using a unique dataset for Egyptian firms, we investigate the relationship between board independence, audit quality and earnings management. We test whether firm-level corporate governance provisions matter in an ...
  • Financial flexibility, corporate investment and performance: evidence from financial crises 

    Arslan-Ayaydin O, Florackis C and Ozkan, A (2014) Financial flexibility, corporate investment and performance: evidence from financial crises. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. 42(2): 211-250.
    This study examines the impact of financial flexibility on the investment and performance of East Asian firms over the period 1994–2009. We employ a sample of 1,068 firms and place particular emphasis on the periods of ...
  • Directors’ share dealings and corporate insolvencies: evidence from the UK 

    Ozkan A, Poletti-Hughes J and Trzeciakiewicz A (2017) Directors’ share dealings and corporate insolvencies: Evidence from the UK. European Journal of Finance. 23(5): 427–455.
    This paper investigates the relation between insider trading and the likelihood of insolvency with a specific focus on the directors’ sale and purchase transactions preceding insolvency.We use a unique data set on directors’ ...
  • A Student Supervised Neurological Physiotherapy Clinic [Case Study] 

    Lavin N (2017) A Student Supervised Neurological Physiotherapy Clinic. London: Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. https://casestudies.csp.org.uk/case-studies/student-supervised-neurological-physiotherapy-clinic. Accessed 22/02/2017.
    In October 2015 I started an optional Student Supervised Physiotherapy clinic for neurologically impaired patients. The primary aim of the clinic is to provide an experiential learning environment for Levels 5 and 6 students. ...
  • Analysing supply chain integration through a systematic literature review: a normative perspective 

    Kamal MM and Irani Z (2014) Analysing supply chain integration through a systematic literature review: a normative perspective. Supply Chain Management. 19(5-6): 523-557.
    This paper aims to focus on systematically analysing and synthesising the extant research published on supply chain integration (SCI) area, given the significance of SCI research area. More specifically, the authors aim ...
  • COBRA framework to evaluate e-government services: A citizen-centric perspective 

    Osman IH, Anouze AL, Irani Z et al (2014) COBRA framework to evaluate e-government services: A citizen-centric perspective. Government Information Quarterly. 31(2): 243-256.
    E-government services involve many stakeholders who have different objectives that can have an impact on success. Among these stakeholders, citizens are the primary stakeholders of government activities. Accordingly, their ...
  • Intelligent Systems Research in the Construction Industry 

    Irani Z and Kamal MM (2014) Intelligent Systems Research in the Construction Industry. Expert Systems with Applications. 41(4) Part 1: 934-950.
    With the increasing complexity of problems in the construction industry, researchers are investigating computationally rigorous intelligent systems with the aim of seeking intelligent solutions. The purpose of this paper ...
  • Visualising a knowledge mapping of information systems investment evaluation 

    Irani Z, Sharif A, Kamal MM et al (2014) Visualising a knowledge mapping of information systems investment evaluation. Expert Systems with Applications. 41(1): 105-125.
    Information systems (IS) facilitate organisations to increase responsiveness and reduce the costs of their supply chain. This paper seeks to make a contribution through exploring and visualising knowledge mapping from ...
  • Nano-encapsulation of a novel anti-Ran-GTPase peptide for blockade of regulator of chromosome condensation 1 (RCC1) function in MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells 

    Haggag YA, Matchett KB, Dakir E-H et al (2017) Nano-encapsulation of a novel anti-Ran- GTPase peptide for blockade of regulator of chromosome condensation 1 (RCC1) function in MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells. International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 521(1-2): 40-53.
    Ran is a small ras-related GTPase and is highly expressed in aggressive breast carcinoma. Overexpression induces malignant transformation and drives metastatic growth. We have designed a novel series of anti-Ran-GTPase ...
  • A proposed minimum data set for international primary care optometry: a modified Delphi study 

    Davey CJ, Slade SV and Shickle D. A proposed minimum data set for international primary care optometry: a modified Delphi study. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics. Article in Press.
    Purpose: To identify a minimum list of metrics of international relevance to public health, research and service development which can be extracted from practice management systems and electronic patient records in primary ...
  • Alive and Kicking! J.B. Priestley and the University of Bradford 

    Cullingford A (2016) Alive and Kicking! J.B. Priestley and the University of Bradford. The Journal of the J.B. Priestley Society.17: 46-55.
    This article explores the connections between Bradford-born author J.B. Priestley and the University of Bradford, using evidence from archives held in Special Collections at the University. The discussion includes the ...
  • The effect of chirality and steric hindrance on intrinsic backbone conformational propensities: tools for protein design 

    Childers MC, Towse CL and Daggett V (2016) The effect of chirality and steric hindrance on intrinsic backbone conformational propensities: tools for protein design. Protein Engineering, Design and Selection. 29(7): 271-280.
    The conformational propensities of amino acids are an amalgamation of sequence effects, environmental effects and underlying intrinsic behavior. Many have attempted to investigate neighboring residue effects to aid in our ...
  • Tunable Supramolecular Hydrogels for Selection of Lineage-Guiding Metabolites in Stem Cell Cultures 

    Alakpa EV, Jayawarna V, Lampel A et al (2016) Tunable Supramolecular Hydrogels for Selection of Lineage-Guiding Metabolites in Stem Cell Cultures. Chem. 1(2): 298-319.
    Stem cells are known to differentiate in response to the chemical and mechanical properties of the substrates on which they are cultured. Thus, supramolecular biomaterials with tunable properties are well suited for the ...
  • MMP-9 triggered micelle-to-fibre transitions for slow release of doxorubicin 

    Kalafatovic D, Nobis M, Javid N et al (2015) MMP-9 triggered micelle-to-fibre transitions for slow release of doxorubicin. Biomaterials Sciences. 3(2): 246-249.
    Phenylacetyl-peptide amphiphiles were designed, which upon cleavage by a disease-associated enzyme reconfigure from micellar aggregates to fibres. Upon this morphological change, a doxorubicin payload could be retained in ...
  • Differential Self-Assembly and Tunable Emission of Aromatic Peptide Bola-Amphiphiles Containing Perylene Bisimide in Polar Solvents Including Water 

    Bai S, Debnath S, Javid N et al (2014) Differential Self-Assembly and Tunable Emission of Aromatic Peptide Bola-Amphiphiles Containing Perylene Bisimide in Polar Solvents Including Water. Langmuir. 30(25): 7576-7584.
    We demonstrate the self-assembly of bola-amphiphile-type conjugates of dipeptides and perylene bisimide (PBI) in water and other polar solvents. Depending on the nature of the peptide used (glycine-tyrosine, GY, or ...
  • Dynamic Peptide Library for the Discovery of Charge Transfer Hydrogels 

    Berdugo C, Nalluri SKM, Javid N et al (2015) Dynamic Peptide Library for the Discovery of Charge Transfer Hydrogels. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 7(46): 25946-25954.
    Coupling of peptide self-assembly to dynamic sequence exchange provides a useful approach for the discovery of self-assembling materials. In here, we demonstrate the discovery and optimization of aqueous, gel-phase ...
  • Filtration Suppresses Laser-Induced Nucleation of Glycine in Aqueous Solutions 

    Javid N, Kendall T, Burns IS et al (2016) Filtration Suppresses Laser-Induced Nucleation of Glycine in Aqueous Solutions. Crystal Growth and Design. 16(8): 4196-4202.
    We demonstrate that nanofiltration of aqueous glycine solutions has a pronounced effect on laser-induced nucleation. Two nucleation regimes were observed in nonfiltered, irradiated solutions under isothermal conditions: a ...
  • Biocatalytic Amide Condensation and Gelation Controlled by Light 

    Sahoo JK, Nalluri SKM, Javid N et al (2014) Biocatalytic Amide Condensation and Gelation Controlled by Light. Chemical Communication. 50: 5462-5464.
    We report on a supramolecular self-assembly system that displays coupled light switching, biocatalytic condensation/hydrolysis and gelation. The equilibrium state of this system can be regulated by light, favouring in situ ...