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E-learning and COVID-19: the Nigerian experience: challenges of teaching technical courses in tertiary institutions. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
UGOCHUKWU-IBE, I.M. and IBEKE, E. [2021]. E-learning and COVID-19: the Nigerian experience: challenges of teaching technical courses in tertiary institutions. To be presented at 4th Recent trends and applications in computer science and information technology international conference 2021 (RTA-CSIT 2021), 21-22 May 2021, (accepted).

This paper examines the challenges of teaching technical courses through e-learning in Nigerian tertiary institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. The COVID-19 pandemic has widespread after-effect on education systems all over the world, wi... Read More about E-learning and COVID-19: the Nigerian experience: challenges of teaching technical courses in tertiary institutions..

Rational and emotional tension balances in the organization of political hunger strikes. (2021)
Journal Article
CONNOLLY, J., DOLAN, P. and VERTIGANS, S. [2021]. Rational and emotional tension balances in the organization of political hunger strikes. Sociological research online [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/13607804211003592

This paper is concerned with the relationship between the organization of political hunger strikes, rational calculations and actions and emotions. Drawing from the theoretical formulations of Norbert Elias, we examine how rational–emotional balances... Read More about Rational and emotional tension balances in the organization of political hunger strikes..

Extradition and mental health in the spotlight: the case of Julian Assange. (2021)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. and FORRESTER, A. [2021]. Extradition and mental health in the spotlight: the case of Julian Assange. Criminal behaviour and mental health [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/cbm.2195

Approximately 1000 persons are extradited from the UK every year. While this number may lessen on account of Brexit, it is clear that hundreds of individuals will be forcibly removed from the UK, both nationals and non-nationals, to stand trial or be... Read More about Extradition and mental health in the spotlight: the case of Julian Assange..

Empowering Kibera during political change: a case study through a Freirean lens. (2021)
Journal Article
GIBSON, N., VERTIGANS, S. and MUELLER-HIRTH, N. [2021]. Empowering Kibera during political change: a case study through a Freirean lens. International social work [online], (accepted).

Empowerment is an often used concept and the work of Paulo Freire has helped to define the application and outcomes of approaches. The researchers visited Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya, during periods of political activity which has previously resulted in... Read More about Empowering Kibera during political change: a case study through a Freirean lens..

Degradation of multiple peptides by microcystin-degrader Paucibacter toxinivorans (2C20). [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
SANTOS, A.A., SOLDATOU, S., FREITAS DE MAGALHÃES, V., AZEVEDO, S. M., CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D., LAWTON, L. A. and EDWARDS, C. 2021. Degradation of multiple peptides by microcystin-degrader Paucibacter toxinivorans (2C20). [Dataset]. Toxins [online], 13(4): cyanobacterial toxins: their occurrence, detection and removal, article 265. Available from: https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6651/13/4/265/s1

The presence of harmful algal bloom in many reservoirs around the world, alongside the lack of sanitation law/ordinance regarding cyanotoxin monitoring (particularly in developing countries), create a scenario in which the local population could pote... Read More about Degradation of multiple peptides by microcystin-degrader Paucibacter toxinivorans (2C20). [Dataset].

Degradation of multiple peptides by microcystin-degrader Paucibacter toxinivorans (2C20). (2021)
Journal Article
SANTOS, A.A., SOLDATOU, S., FREITAS DE MAGALHÃES, V., AZEVEDO, S. M., CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D., LAWTON, L. A. and EDWARDS, C. 2021. Degradation of multiple peptides by microcystin-degrader Paucibacter toxinivorans (2C20). Toxins [online], 13(4): cyanobacterial toxins: their occurrence, detection and removal, article 265. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins13040265

Since conventional drinking water treatments applied in different countries are inefficient at eliminating potentially toxic cyanobacterial peptides, a number of bacteria have been studied as an alternative to biological filters for the removal of mi... Read More about Degradation of multiple peptides by microcystin-degrader Paucibacter toxinivorans (2C20)..

Addressing recent misreporting of findings from 'Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT'. (2021)
Journal Article
ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J., BROADBENT, I.D. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2021. Addressing recent misreporting of findings from 'Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT.' Energy policy [online], 153, article 112240. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2021.112240

Recent interest in the Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE) for offshore wind has led to considerable media coverage of this topic. The paper to which this article refers provides some useful insights, but the authors are concerned that their findings are... Read More about Addressing recent misreporting of findings from 'Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT'..

Modeling aerosol cloud aerodynamics during human coughing, talking, and breathing actions. (2021)
Journal Article
HOSSAIN, M. and FAISAL, N.H. 2021. Modeling aerosol cloud aerodynamics during human coughing, talking, and breathing actions. AIP advances [online], 11(4), article 045111. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0042952

In this paper, we investigate the aerosol cloud flow physics during three respiratory actions by humans (such as coughing, talking, and breathing). With given variables (i.e., velocity, duration, particle size and number of particles, and ambient con... Read More about Modeling aerosol cloud aerodynamics during human coughing, talking, and breathing actions..

Individual participant data meta-analysis provides no evidence of individual response variation in individuals supplementing with beta-alanine. (2021)
Journal Article
ESTEVES, G.P., SWINTON, P., SALE, C., JAMES, R., ARTIOLI, G.G., ROSCHEL, H., GUALANO, B., SAUNDERS, B. and DOLAN, E. [2021]. Individual participant data meta-analysis provides no evidence of individual response variation in individuals supplementing with beta-alanine. International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism, (accepted).

Currently, little is known about the extent of inter-individual variability in response to beta-alanine (BA) supplementation, nor what proportion of said variability can be attributed to external factors, or to the intervention itself (intervention r... Read More about Individual participant data meta-analysis provides no evidence of individual response variation in individuals supplementing with beta-alanine..

A digital twin study for immediate design / redesign of impellers and blades: part 1: CAD modelling and tool path simulation. (2021)
Journal Article
ANBALAGAN, A., SHIVAKRISHNA, B. and SRIKANTH, K.S. [2021]. A digital twin study for immediate design / redesign of impellers and blades: part 1: CAD modelling and tool path simulation. Materials today: proceedings [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.03.209

This paper presents a digital twining study conducted for an immediate design / redesign and manufacturing of on impellers and blades. It is by accomplished by developing (i) CAD automation methods, based on the standard modelling procedures and (ii)... Read More about A digital twin study for immediate design / redesign of impellers and blades: part 1: CAD modelling and tool path simulation..

Current trends and challenges for rapid SMART diagnostics at point-of-site testing for marine toxins. (2021)
Journal Article
DILLON, M., ZACZEK-MOCZYDLOWSKA, M.A., EDWARDS, C., TURNER, A.D., MILLER, P.I., MOORE, H., MCKINNEY, A., LAWTON, L. and CAMPBELL, K. 2021. Current trends and challenges for rapid SMART diagnostics at point-of-site testing for marine toxins. Sensors [online], 21(7), article 2499. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s21072499

In the past twenty years marine biotoxin analysis in routine regulatory monitoring has advanced significantly in Europe (EU) and other regions from the use of the mouse bioassay (MBA) towards the high-end analytical techniques such as high-performanc... Read More about Current trends and challenges for rapid SMART diagnostics at point-of-site testing for marine toxins..

A multimodal corpus of simulated consultations between a patient and multiple healthcare professionals. (2021)
Journal Article
SNAITH, M., CONWAY, N., BEINEMA, T., DE FRANCO, D., PEASE, A., KANTHARAJU, R., JANIER, M., HUIZING, G., PELACHAUD, C. and OP DEN AKKER, H. [2021]. A multimodal corpus of simulated consultations between a patient and multiple healthcare professionals. Language resources and evaluation [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10579-020-09526-0

Language resources for studying doctor–patient interaction are rare, primarily due to the ethical issues related to recording real medical consultations. Rarer still are resources that involve more than one healthcare professional in consultation wit... Read More about A multimodal corpus of simulated consultations between a patient and multiple healthcare professionals..

Towards decoloniality in a social work programme: a process of dialogue, reflexivity, action and change. (2021)
Journal Article
RASOOL, S. and HARMS-SMITH, L. 2021. Towards decoloniality in a social work programme: a process of dialogue, reflexivity, action and change. Critical African studies [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/21681392.2021.1886136

Both students and scholars have identified the critical imperative to prioritize decolonization and pedagogical and curriculum transformation in South African higher education institutions. The ongoing context of coloniality, persistent race-based in... Read More about Towards decoloniality in a social work programme: a process of dialogue, reflexivity, action and change..

An orchestrator for networked control systems and its application to collision avoidance in multiple mobile robots. (2021)
Journal Article
AGRAWAL, S., JAIN, S.K. and IBEKE, E. [2021]. An orchestrator for networked control systems and its application to collision avoidance in multiple mobile robots. International journal of engineering systems modelling and simulation [online], Forthcoming. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJESMS.2021.10036742

Networked Control System (NCS) consists of controlled distributed nodes while an Orchestrator functions as a central coordinator for controlling the distributed tasks. The NCSs have challenges of coordination and right execution sequencing of operati... Read More about An orchestrator for networked control systems and its application to collision avoidance in multiple mobile robots..

A meta-analysis of multi-factors leading to performance challenges across Nigeria’s state-owned refineries. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
IHEUKWUMERE, O., MOORE, D. and OMOTAYO, T.A. [2021]. A meta-analysis of multi-factors leading to performance challenges across Nigeria’s state-owned refineries. [Dataset]. Applied petrochemical research [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13203-021-00272-0#Sec18

This paper measured the significant factors leading to performance challenges across state-owned refineries in Nigeria based on experts’ views. The study was carried out with a view of making policy recommendations to help address these issues and th... Read More about A meta-analysis of multi-factors leading to performance challenges across Nigeria’s state-owned refineries. [Dataset].

A meta-analysis of multi-factors leading to performance challenges across Nigeria’s state-owned refineries. (2021)
Journal Article
IHEUKWUMERE, O., MOORE, D. and OMOTAYO, T.A. [2021]. A meta-analysis of multi-factors leading to performance challenges across Nigeria’s state-owned refineries. Applied petrochemical research [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13203-021-00272-0

This paper measured the significant factors leading to performance challenges across state-owned refineries in Nigeria based on experts’ views. The study was carried out with a view of making policy recommendations to help address these issues and th... Read More about A meta-analysis of multi-factors leading to performance challenges across Nigeria’s state-owned refineries..

Drilling oil-based mud waste as a resource for raw materials: a case study on clays reclamation and their application as fillers in polyamide 6 composite. (2021)
Journal Article
SIDDIQUE, S., LEUNG, P.S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2021. Drilling oil-based mud waste as a resource for raw materials: a case study on clays reclamation and their application as fillers in polyamide 6 composites. Upstream oil and gas technology [online], 7, article ID 100036. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.upstre.2021.100036

To convert the hazardous oil-based mud waste into a resource, this study has addressed reclaimed nanoclays and its application as a filler material for reinforcing polyamide 6 polymer matrix into a novel polymer composite material. This work focuses... Read More about Drilling oil-based mud waste as a resource for raw materials: a case study on clays reclamation and their application as fillers in polyamide 6 composite..

A concept design stages protocol to support collaborative processes in architecture, engineering and construction projects. (2021)
Journal Article
LEON, M. and LAING, R. [2021]. A concept design stages protocol to support collaborative processes in architecture, engineering and construction projects. Journal of engineering, design and technology [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-10-2020-0399

Purpose/Design: A collaborative approach from the outset is imperative for project success, especially when considering multidisciplinary teams in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. However, involving different disciplines... Read More about A concept design stages protocol to support collaborative processes in architecture, engineering and construction projects..

Exercise and Parkinson's update: are your patients getting the right dose? (2021)
Journal Article
OLIVER, B. and JONES, J. 2021. Exercise and Parkinson's update: are your patients getting the right dose? In touch [online], Spring 2021, pages 4-12. Available from: https://www.physiofirst.org.uk/uploads/assets/715be485-8f73-4e19-9e26bedef2200335/Parkinsons-final.pdf

Parkinson's is the second most common neurological disorder. Assessment and treatment needs to be adapted to accommodate the wide range of motor and non-motor symptoms seen in Parkinson's. People with Parkinson's (PwP) present with a unique combinati... Read More about Exercise and Parkinson's update: are your patients getting the right dose?.

Long-term dynamic behaviour of human resource needs in Ghana’s oil sector: system dynamics approach. (2021)
Journal Article
OBIRI, K.A., OMOTAYO, T.S., BJEIRMI, B. and BOATENG, P. 2021. Long-term dynamic behaviour of human resource needs in Ghana’s oil sector: system dynamics approach. Sustainability [online], 13(6), article 3546. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su13063546

This study espouses a multi-strategy method comprising of a qualitative study and system dynamics (SD) to deliver the long-term dynamic behaviour of human resource development (HRD) in Ghana’s oil and gas sector. The adoption of the SD differed from... Read More about Long-term dynamic behaviour of human resource needs in Ghana’s oil sector: system dynamics approach..