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Corporate financial disclosure measurement in the empirical accounting literature: a review article. (2019)
Journal Article
HASSAN, O.A.G. and MARSTON, C. 2019. Corporate financial disclosure measurement in the empirical accounting literature: a review article. International journal of accounting, Online Ready. Available from : https://doi.org/10.1142/S1094406019500069

This paper develops a framework for corporate financial disclosure measurement to identify and evaluate measures of financial disclosure employed in prior empirical accounting studies. It identifies two approaches: (i) a disclosure-based approach tha... Read More

The art of life adapting: drawing and healing. (2019)
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FREMANTLE, C. 2019. The art of life adapting: drawing and healing. Leonardo [online], Just Accepted. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1162/leon_a_01833

The author, a practice-led researcher and cultural producer, draws on his own experience of cancer treatment and his use of art as a way to make aspects visible. He relates this to the larger intersubjective and social questions of cancer as an overw... Read More

Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery – part b: a review of modelling approach to flow in porous media. (2019)
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AFOLABI, R.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., OFFICER, S. and UGWU, J.O. 2019. Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery – part b: a review of modelling approach to flow in porous media. Journal of molecular liquids [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2019.111495

Polymer flow in porous media represents an entirely different scenario compared to bulk flow analysis using viscometers. This is due to the geometry and configuration of the medium which is made up of converging-diverging flow paths. In this article,... Read More

Systems thinking and CMM for continuous improvement in the construction industry. (2019)
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OMOTAYO, T.S., BOATENG, P., OSOBAJO, O., OKE, A. and OBI, L. [2019]. Systems thinking and CMM for continuous improvement in the construction industry. International journal for productivity and performance management [online], (accepted).

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a capability maturity model developed to implement continuous improvement in in small and medium scale construction companies (SMSCC) in Nigeria. Design/Methodology/approach: A multi-strategy approach... Read More

Raman spectroscopy vs voltammetry: a voltammetric approach to elucidate different chemicals in a range of pharmaceutical tablets. (2019)
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ALECRIM, M.F., MACÊDO, I.Y.L., RODRIGUES, E.B., MORENO, E.K.G., GHEDINI, P.C., FERNANDEZ, C., DOS SANTOS, W.T.P. and GIL, E.S. 2019. Raman spectroscopy vs voltammetry: a voltammetric approach to elucidate different chemicals in a range of pharmaceutical tablets. Journal of the Electrochemical Society [online], 166(12), pages H580-H586. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1149/2.1331912jes

Over the years, Electroanalysis has been widely applied to elucidate redox behavior of novel molecules. The selectivity and low cost are spotlight features in pharmacopeial methods of identification, that can be reached by voltammetric approaches. In... Read More

Understanding marine food web dynamics using fatty acid signatures and stable isotope ratios: improving contaminant impacts assessments across trophic levels. (2019)
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MADGETT, A.S., YATES, K., WEBSTER, L., MCKENZIE, C. and MOFFAT, C.F. 2019. Understanding marine food web dynamics using fatty acid signatures and stable isotope ratios: improving contaminant impacts assessments across trophic levels. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2019.106327

Scotland's marine food webs support a diversity of species and habitats. They contribute to maintaining the balance of the natural environment. Previous studies show that these ecosystems are contaminated by persistent organic pollutants and trace me... Read More

Enacting evidence-based practice: pathways for community nurses. (2019)
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TEODOROWSKI, P., CABLE, C., KILBURN, S. and KENNEDY, C. 2019. Enacting evidence-based practice: pathways for community nurses. British journal of community nursing [online], 24(8), pages 370-376. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2019.24.8.370

Community nurses are expected to deliver evidence-based practice, which is challenging given the diversity and breadth of the evidence base from which they can draw. This study aimed to explore community nurses' experiences of implementing change in... Read More

Optimal distributed generation in green building assessment towards line loss reduction for Malaysian public hospital. (2019)
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AMRAN, M.E., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., BANI, N.A., KAIDI, H.M., HASSAN, M.Z., SARIP, S. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2019. Optimal distributed generation in green building assessment towards line loss reduction for Malaysian public hospital. Bulletin of electrical engineering and informatics [online], 8(4), pages 1180-1188. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11591/eei.v8i4.1624

This paper presents an optimization approach for criteria setting of Renewable Distributed Generation (DG) in the Green Building Rating System (GBRS). In this study, the total line loss reduction is analyzed and set as the main objective function in... Read More

A new CFD approach for proppant transport in unconventional hydraulic fractures. (2019)
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SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z. and HOSSAIN, M. 2019. A new CFD approach for proppant transport in unconventional hydraulic fractures. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 70, article number 102951. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2019.102951

For hydraulic fracturing design in unconventional reservoirs, the existing proppant transport models ignore the fluid leak-off effect from the fracture side wall and the effect of fracture roughness. In this paper, a model is proposed using three-dim... Read More

Adult dental health survey 2009: association between oral health outcomes and living arrangements of older adults in the UK. (2019)
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AMINU, A.Q. 2019. Adult dental health survey 2009: association between oral health outcomes and living arrangements of older adults in the UK. British dental journal [online], 227(2), pages 115-120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41415-019-0487-0

Introduction: Considering the growing ageing populations and the impact of oral health in the wellbeing of older adults, there is a need for understanding dental care utilisation among this group. The objective of this study was to examine the relati... Read More

The road not taken: locating desire lines across information landscapes. (2019)
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BURNETT, S. and LLOYD, A. [2019]. The road not taken: locating desire lines across information landscapes. Information research [online], (accepted).

Introduction. - The concept of desire lines is defined, contextualised and explored within the area of information landscapes. The paper problematises the existence of desire lines in relation to research which has been conducted with various refugee... Read More

Pharmacy academics’ perspectives toward interprofessional education prior to its implementation in Qatar: a qualitative study. (2019)
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EL-AWAISI, A., JOSEPH, S., EL HAJJ, M.S. and DIACK, L. 2019. Pharmacy academics' perspectives toward interprofessional education prior to its implementation in Qatar: a qualitative study. BMC medical education [online], 19, article ID 278. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-019-1689-5

Background: The aim of this study was to explore the perspectives of faculty members and academic administrators, at Qatar University College of Pharmacy, towards interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice by identifying enablers, b... Read More

Evaluation of the interactions between oilfield chemicals and reservoir rocks. (2019)
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WUYEP, E.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A.R. 2019. Evaluation of interactions between oilfield chemicals and reservoir rocks. Natural resources research [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11053-019-09523-3

Sand failure and production occurs when the formation stress exceeds the strength of the formation which is derived majorly from the natural material that cements the sand grain and cohesive forces. This study investigates the effects of scale inhibi... Read More

Daphnia magna exudates impact physiological and metabolic changes in microcystis aeruginosa. (2019)
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BOJADZIJA SAVIC, G., EDWARDS, C., BRIAND, E., LAWTON, L., WIEGAND, C. and BORMANS, M. 2019. Daphnia magna exudates impact physiological and metabolic changes in microcystis aeruginosa. Toxins [online], 11(7), article number 421. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins11070421

While the intracellular function of many toxic and bioactive cyanobacterial metabolites is not yet known, microcystins have been suggested to have a protective role in the cyanobacterial metabolism, giving advantage to toxic over nontoxic strains und... Read More

MFC-GAN: class-imbalanced dataset classification using multiple fake class generative adversarial network. (2019)
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ALI-GOMBE, A. and ELYAN, E. 2019. MFC-GAN: class-imbalanced dataset classification using multiple fake class generative adversarial network. Neurocomputing [online], 361, pages 212-221. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2019.06.043

Class-imbalanced datasets are common across different domains such as health, banking, security and others. With such datasets, the learning algorithms are often biased toward the majority class-instances. Data Augmentation is a common approach tha... Read More

Prescribers’ views and experiences of using direct acting oral anticoagulants in the management of non‐valvular atrial fibrillation: a survey in remote and rural Scotland. (2019)
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GENERALOVA, D., CUNNINGHAM, S., LESLIE, S.J., RUSHWORTH, G., MCIVER, L. and STEWART, D. 2019. Prescribers’ views and experiences of using direct acting oral anticoagulants in the management of non‐valvular atrial fibrillation: a survey in remote and rural Scotland. British journal of clinical pharmacology [online], Accepted Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.14069

A recent systematic review highlighted the lack of robust studies on prescribers' perspectives of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) for non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF). The aim was to determine prescribers' views and experiences of pres... Read More

Dignity, body parts and the actio iniuriarum: a novel solution to a common (law) problem? (2019)
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BROWN, J. 2019. Dignity, body parts and the actio iniuriarum: a novel solution to a common (law) problem? Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics [online], 28(3), pages 522-533. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0963180119000446

The importance of human 'dignity' in disputes concerning biological material has been recognised, but the term 'dignity' itself is oft decried as a 'hopelessly amorphous', 'vacuous concept' which should be 'discarded as a potential foundation for rig... Read More

Potential identification and industrial evaluation of an integrated design automation workflow. (2019)
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ENTNER, D., PRANTE, T., VOSGIEN, T., ZAVOIANU, A.-C., SAMINGER-PLATZ, S., SCHWARZ, M. and FINK, K. 2019. Potential identification and industrial evaluation of an integrated design automation workflow. Journal of engineering, design and technology [online], Earlycite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/jedt-06-2018-0096

Purpose - The paper aims to raise awareness in the industry of design automation tools, especially in early design phases, by demonstrating along a case study the seamless integration of a prototypically implemented optimization, supporting design sp... Read More

Açaí (Euterpe oleracea Martius) supplementation in the diet during gestation and lactation attenuates liver steatosis in dams and protects offspring. (2019)
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BARBOSA, P.O., DE SOUZA, M.O., PAIVA, D.P.D., SILVA, M.E., LIMA, W.G., BERMANO, G. and FREITAS, R.N. 2019. Açaí (Euterpe oleracea Martius) supplementation in the diet during gestation and lactation attenuates liver steatosis in dams and protects offspring. European journal of nutrition [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-019-02040-2

Purpose: Maternal high-fat diet affects offspring and can induce metabolic disorders such as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). New therapeutic strategies are being investigated as way to prevent or attenuate this condition. The objective of... Read More

A Co-Doped MnO2 catalyst for Li-CO2 batteries with low overpotential and ultrahigh cyclability. (2019)
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GE, B., SUN, Y., GUO, J., YAN, X., FERNANDEZ, C. and PENG, Q. 2019. A Co-Doped MnO2 catalyst for Li-CO2 batteries with low overpotential and ultrahigh cyclability. Small [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201902220

Li-CO2 batteries can not only capture CO2 to solve the greenhouse effect but also serve as next-generation energy storage devices on the merits of economical, environmentally-friendly, and sustainable aspects. However, these batteries are suffering f... Read More