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How are veterans perceived today? (2020)
Book Chapter
PHILLIPS, R. 2020. How are veterans perceived today? In My teeth don't chew on shrapnel: an anthology of poetry by military veterans. Oxford: Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre [online], chapter 4, pages 18-21. Available from: https://doi.org/10.24384/dnqr-wm30

There is always a considerable debate in the UK and the US about the health of military veterans. Data from representative opinion polls and surveys conducted in the last three decades highlight a persistent set of beliefs about military veterans, he... Read More about How are veterans perceived today?.

Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children. (2020)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. [2020]. Maddie is online. an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children. Journal of research in innovative teaching and learning [online], (accepted).

Purpose – This paper examines children’s development of digital literacy, resilience and citizenship in the online environment, addressing active engagement, and participation via cartoon videos. Previous research has emphasised the positive role of... Read More about Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children..

The effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycaemic control and insulin resistance in human and animal studies: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2020)
Other
MATTHEWS, J.J., DOLAN, E., SWINTON, P.A., SANTOS, L., ARTIOLI, G.G., TURNER, M.D., ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J. and SALE, C. [2020]. The effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycaemic control and insulin resistance in human and animal studies: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. Systematic reviews [online], (accepted).

Background: Diabetes is a major public health issue and there is a need to develop low-cost, novel interventions to prevent or reduce disease progression. Growing evidence shows that supplementation with carnosine, or its rate-limiting precursor β-al... Read More about The effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycaemic control and insulin resistance in human and animal studies: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition. (2020)
Journal Article
WUYEP, E., OLUYEMI, G., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A.R. 2020. Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition. Arabian journal of geosciences [online], 13(23), article ID 1239. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12517-020-06176-y

The effects of chemical interaction of a biocide with formation rocks on the rock geomechanical properties are examined. A combination of analytical tests (Scanning Electron Microscopy/Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Analysis, X-Ray Powder Diffraction and Pa... Read More about Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition..

Generating insights into what matters to emergency nurses and family members when caring for older people with dementia: how to use generativity as a principle of appreciative inquiry. (2020)
Journal Article
WATKINS, S., DEWAR, B., GRAHAM, M., MURPHY, F., KENNEDY, C. and O'REILLY, P. 2020. Generating insights into what matters to emergency nurses and family members when caring for older people with dementia: how to use generativity as a principle of appreciative inquiry. International practice development journal [online], 10(2), article ID 4. Available from: https://doi.org/10.19043/ipdj.102.004

Background: Participatory research approaches aim to hear the voices of those who give and receive services to co-create insights into future improvements in care experiences. Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is one such participatory approach. The purpose... Read More about Generating insights into what matters to emergency nurses and family members when caring for older people with dementia: how to use generativity as a principle of appreciative inquiry..

3D printing for hip implant applications: a review. (2020)
Journal Article
OKOLIE, O., STACHUREK, I., KANDASUBRAMANIAN, B. and NJUGUNA, J. 2020. 3D printing for hip implant applications: a review. Polymers [online], 12(11), articles ID 2682. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/polym12112682

There is a rising demand for replacement, regeneration of tissues and organ repairs for patients who suffer from diseased/damaged bones or tissues such as hip pains. The hip replacement treatment relies on the implant, which may not always meet the r... Read More about 3D printing for hip implant applications: a review..

Cut-lengths of perennial ryegrass leaf-blades influences in vitro fermentation by the anaerobic fungus neocallimastix frontalis. (2020)
Journal Article
JIMENEZ, H.R., EDWARDS, J.E., SANDERSON, R., KINGSTON-SMITH, A.H., MCEWAN, N.R. and THEODOROU, M.K. 2020. Cut-lengths of perennial ryegrass leaf-blades influences in vitro fermentation by the anaerobic fungus neocallimastix frontalis. Microorganisms [online], 8(11): unleashing the hidden potential of anaerobic fungi, article ID 1774. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms8111774

Anaerobic fungi in the gut of domesticated and wild mammalian herbivores play a key role in the host’s ability to utilize plant biomass. Due to their highly effective ability to enzymatically degrade lignocellulose, anaerobic fungi are biotechnologic... Read More about Cut-lengths of perennial ryegrass leaf-blades influences in vitro fermentation by the anaerobic fungus neocallimastix frontalis..

Obstacles vs. resources: comparing the effects of a problem-focused, solution-focused and combined approach on perceived goal attainability and commitment. (2020)
Journal Article
ABDULLA, A. and WOODS, R. [2020]. Obstacles vs. resources: comparing the effects of a problem-focused, solution-focused and combined approach on perceived goal attainability and commitment. International journal of applied positive psychology [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41042-020-00044-6

Previous research suggests that solution-focused (SF) questions may be superior to problem-focused (PF) alternatives for a range of practical and psychological outcomes. However, a great deal remains unknown regarding the effects of specific SF (or P... Read More about Obstacles vs. resources: comparing the effects of a problem-focused, solution-focused and combined approach on perceived goal attainability and commitment..

Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'. (2020)
Journal Article
OPPENHEIM, C. [2020]. Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000620970799

This is a book review by Charles Oppenheim of Richard Ovenden's book 'Burning the book: a history of knowldege under attack'. The book is the product of some detailed research (and Ovenden, in his lengthy list of acknowledgements, notes the help he... Read More about Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'..

Preliminary evaluation of the engagement and effectiveness of a mental health chatbot. (2020)
Journal Article
DALEY, K., HUNGERBUEHLER, I., CAVANAGH, K., CLARO, H.G., SWINTON, P. and KAPPS, M. [2020]. Preliminary evaluation of the engagement and effectiveness of a mental health chatbot. Frontiers in digital health [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fdgth.2020.576361

Background: Mental health difficulties are highly prevalent yet access to support is impeded by barriers of stigma, cost and availability. These issues are even more prevalent in low- and middle-income countries, and use of digital technology is one... Read More about Preliminary evaluation of the engagement and effectiveness of a mental health chatbot..

Balancing conflicting mitigation and adaptation behaviours of urban residents under climate change and the urban heat island effect. (2020)
Journal Article
KONDO, K., MABON, L., BI, Y., CHEN, Y. and HAYABUCHI, Y. [2020]. Balancing conflicting mitigation and adaptation behaviours of urban residents under climate change and the urban heat island effect. Sustainable cities and society [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2020.102585

Under a warming climate and urban heat island effects, cooling behaviours are increasingly important for city dwellers. Cooling actions, especially air conditioning, receive increasing scrutiny in social science, as does engagement and communication... Read More about Balancing conflicting mitigation and adaptation behaviours of urban residents under climate change and the urban heat island effect..

An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes. (2020)
Journal Article
OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. [2020]. An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes. Catalysis today [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2020.11.006

Supplement to the depleting energy resources and the stringent environmental laws regarding the atmospheric emissions of greenhouse gases, the development of clean and renewable sources of energy has been a great issue. Worldwide, energy usage is ste... Read More about An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes..

An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems. (2020)
Journal Article
ANBALAGAN, A. and MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. [2020] An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems. Materials today: proceedings [online], (accepted).

This paper proposes an Internet of Things (IoT) based 5-stage Industry 4.0 architecture to integrate the design and manufacturing systems in a Cyber Physical Environment (CPE). It considers the transfer of design and manufacturing systems data throug... Read More about An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems..

Separation techniques of partial discharges and electrical noise sources: a review of recent progress. (2020)
Journal Article
ARDILA-REY, J.A., CERDA-LUNA, M.P., ROZAS-VALDERRAMA, R.A., DE CASTRO, B.A., ANDREOLI, A.L. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2020. Separation techniques of partial discharges and electrical noise sources: a review of recent progress. IEEE access [online], 8, pages 199449-199461. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.3035249

Partial discharge (PD) monitoring is one of the most used tools for diagnosing the condition of electrical equipment and machines that operate normally at high voltage levels. Ideally, PD identification can be easily done if there is a single source... Read More about Separation techniques of partial discharges and electrical noise sources: a review of recent progress..

Animal magic or a bone of contention? An exploration of dog ownership and adaptation in people with post-stroke aphasia. (2020)
Journal Article
COUTTS, E. and COOPER, K. [2020]. Animal magic or a bone of contention? An exploration of dog ownership and adaptation in people with post-stroke aphasia. Aphasiology [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02687038.2020.1836316

Background: There is extensive literature on the impact of aphasia on human interactions, with findings including family tension and reduced participation affecting the person with aphasia’s ability to adapt to life post-stroke. However, research on... Read More about Animal magic or a bone of contention? An exploration of dog ownership and adaptation in people with post-stroke aphasia..

The current state of corporate social responsibility practices of firms operating in construction industry. (2020)
Journal Article
MOKWENA, J., MASHWAMA, N.X., THWALA, D., AIGBAVBOA, C. and HAMMA-ADAMA, M. 2020. The current state of corporate social responsibility practices of firms operating in construction industry. In Askarinejad, H., Yazdani, S. and Singh, A. (eds.) Proceedings of International structural engineering and construction [online], 7(2): papers from 5th Australasia and South-East Asia Structural engineering and construction conference 2020 (ASEA-SEC-5): emerging technologies and sustainability principles in structural engineering and construction, 30 November - 3 December 2020, Christchurch, New Zealand, article ID CPM-01. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14455/ISEC.2020.7(2).CPM-01

The overall aim of this study is to appraise the current practice of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on firms operating in the South African construction market. Primary and secondary sources of data were utilized. The primary data were collect... Read More about The current state of corporate social responsibility practices of firms operating in construction industry..

Organized interests and trilogues in a post-regulatory era of EU policy-making. (2020)
Journal Article
GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. [2020]. Organized interests and trilogues in a post-regulatory era of EU policy-making. Journal of European public policy [online], (accepted).

Organized interests play a role in the everyday policy making of the EU. Trilogues are now part of the everyday policy-making of the EU. But little is known about the interaction between organized interests and trilogues. Can organized interests acce... Read More about Organized interests and trilogues in a post-regulatory era of EU policy-making..

Detecting malicious signal manipulation in smart grids using intelligent analysis of contextual data. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
MAJDANI, F., BATIK, L., PETROVSKI, A. and PETROVSKI, S. 2020. Detecting malicious signal manipulation in smart grids using intelligent analysis of contextual data. In Proceedings of the 13th International conference on security of information and networks (SIN 2020), 4-7 November 2020, Merkez, Turkey. New York: ACM [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3433174.3433613

This paper looks at potential vulnerabilities of the Smart Grid energy infrastructure to data injection cyber-attacks and the means of addressing these vulnerabilities through intelligent data analysis. Efforts are being made by multiple groups to pr... Read More about Detecting malicious signal manipulation in smart grids using intelligent analysis of contextual data..

Detection of false command and response injection attacks for cyber physical systems security and resilience. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
HOPE, E., PETROVSKI, A. and AHRIZ, H. 2020. Detection of false command and response injection attacks for cyber physical systems security and resilience. In Proceedings of the 13th International conference on security of information and networks (SIN 2020), 4-7 November 2020, Merkez, Turkey. New York: ACM [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3433174.3433615

The operational cyber-physical system (CPS) state, safety and resource availability is impacted by the safety and security measures in place. This paper focused on i) command injection (CI) attack that alters the system behaviour through injection of... Read More about Detection of false command and response injection attacks for cyber physical systems security and resilience..

Health coaching strategies for weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2020)
Journal Article
SIECZKOWSKA, S.M., PADILHA DE LIMA, A. SWINTON, P.A., DOLAN, E., ROSCHEL, H. and GUALANO, B. [2020]. Health coaching strategies for weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Advances in nutrition [online], (accepted).

Health coaching has emerged as a potential supporting tool for health professionals to overcome behavioural barriers, but its efficacy in weight management remains unclear. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to synthesize and evaluate... Read More about Health coaching strategies for weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis..