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Experiential knowledge and improvisation: variations on movement, motion, emotion. (2012)
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DOUGLAS, A. and COESSENS, K. 2012. Experiential knowledge and improvisation: variations on movement, motion, emotion. Art, design and communication in higher education [online], 10(2), pages 179-198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/adch.10.2.179_1

Improvisation is a way of knowing that is experiential, pivotal to the body's movement and growth in the world. It allows us to manage constraint and freedom in a rich world of possibility. Within this article we trace a trajectory from improvisation... Read More about Experiential knowledge and improvisation: variations on movement, motion, emotion..

Development of a doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor. (2012)
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ADAMS, M., SKILLEN, N., MCCULLAGH, C., AL-KHATIB, S. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2013. Development of a doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor. Applied catalysis B: Environmental [online], 130-131, pages 99-105. Avaialable from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2012.10.008

This paper describes a novel doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor which has been developed for use with liquid, vapour or gas phase media. In designing photocatalytic reactors measuring active surface area of photocatalyst w... Read More about Development of a doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor..

Askēsis and organizational culture. (2012)
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HALSALL, R. and BROWN, M. 2013. Askesis and organizational culture. Organization [online], 20(2), Available from: pages 233-255. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1350508412443580

This article makes the case for the contribution of the cultural theory of Sloterdijk and the tradition of philosophical anthropology on which it is based to an understanding of the processes of culture formation in organizations. Rather than see cul... Read More about Askēsis and organizational culture..

Real world renewable hydrogen transport. (2012)
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GAZEY, R., ALI, D. and AKLIL, D. 2012. Real world renewable hydrogen transport. Journal of technology innovations in renewable energy [online] 1(1), pages 14-22. Available from: https://doi.org/10.6000/1929-6002.2012.01.01.2

Hydrogen represents an excellent energy storage option as it can act as both a short and long-term energy store. As the UK Government is strategically moving the UK towards a low carbon economy, hydrogen can play an important role as a solution to ma... Read More about Real world renewable hydrogen transport..

The European Citizens' Initiative and EU civil society organisations. (2012)
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GREENWOOD, J. 2012. The European Citizens' Initiative and EU civil society organisations. Perspectives on European politics and society [online], 13(3), pages 325-336. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15705854.2012.702576

The procedural demands of the new European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) require the 'Citizens Committees' that host them to be backed by professional organisation. One potential source would be civil society organisations (CSOs) organised at EU level.... Read More about The European Citizens' Initiative and EU civil society organisations..

Do Fitflops™ increase lower limb muscle activity? (2012)
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BURGESS, K.E. and SWINTON, P.A. 2012. Do Fitflops™ increase lower limb muscle activity? Clinical biomechanics [online], 27(10), pages 1078-1082. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2012.08.011

Fitness toning shoes are becoming increasingly popular, they aim to increase muscle activity, raise energy expenditure and improve overall health while wearing them. Yet there is a lack of consensus in the literature regarding their effectiveness. On... Read More about Do Fitflops™ increase lower limb muscle activity?.

The evolution of student identity: a case of caveat emptor. (2012)
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MARTIN, L., SPOLANDER, G., ALI, I. and MAAS, B. 2014. The evolution of student identity: a case of caveat emptor. Journal of further and higher education [online], 38(2), pages 200-210. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2012.722200

Engaging students has been seen as the key to promoting their achievement in higher education institutions. However, there is an important stage prior to this: the development of a positive student identity which influences students’ motivation to en... Read More about The evolution of student identity: a case of caveat emptor..

Mechanical performance of foam glass with nanoscale structure elements. (2012)
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KAZMINA, O.V., SEMUKHIN, B.S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2012. Mechanical performance of foam glass with nanoscale structure elements. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering, 40(1): proceedings of 2012 international conference on Structural nano composites (NANOSTRUCT 2012), 2-4 July 2012, Cranfield, UK, Article 012042. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012042

The paper presents experimental data on studying the strengthening of glass foam material. Glass foam material is foamed glass of increased strength achieved due to nanoscale structural elements. Glass foam is obtained through thermal treatment of no... Read More about Mechanical performance of foam glass with nanoscale structure elements..

Potential of silicon nanowires structures as nanoscale piezoresistors in mechanical sensors. (2012)
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MESSINA, M. and NJUGUNA, J. 2012. Potential of silicon nanowires structures as nanoscale piezoresistors in mechanical sensors. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 40(1): proceedings of 2012 international conference on Structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 2-4 July 2012, Cranfield, UK, article 012038. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012038

This paper presents the design of a single square millimeter 3-axial accelerometer for bio-mechanics measurements that exploit the potential of silicon nanowires structures as nanoscale piezoresistors. The main requirements of this application are mi... Read More about Potential of silicon nanowires structures as nanoscale piezoresistors in mechanical sensors..

Tannin-based flax fibre reinforced composites for structural applications in vehicles. (2012)
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ZHU, J., ABHYANKAR, H., NASSIOPOULOS, E. and NJUGUNA, J. 2012. Tannin-based flax fibre reinforced composites for structural applications in vehicles. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 40(1): proceedings of 2012 international conference on Structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 2-4 July 2012, Cranfield, UK, article 012030. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012030

Innovation is often driven by changes in government policies regulating the industries, especially true in case of the automotive. Except weight savings, the strict EU regulation of 95% recyclable material-made vehicles drives the manufactures and sc... Read More about Tannin-based flax fibre reinforced composites for structural applications in vehicles..

Enhancement of thermal conductivity of materials using different forms of natural graphite. (2012)
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DESAI, S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2012. Enhancement of thermal conductivity of materials using different forms of natural graphite. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 40(1): proceedings of 2012 international conference on Structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 2-4 July 2012, Cranfield, UK, article 012017. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012017

The quest for improvement of thermal conductivity in every area including aerospace structures is gaining momentum as the modern day technology is embedded with electronics which generate considerable amounts of heat energy. In some other application... Read More about Enhancement of thermal conductivity of materials using different forms of natural graphite..

Assessment of nanoparticle release and associated health effect of polymer-silicon composites. (2012)
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ZHU, H., IRFAN, A., SACHSE, S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2012. Assessment of nanoparticle release and associated health effect of polymer-silicon composites. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 40(1): proceedings of 2012 international conference on Structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 2-4 July 2012, Cranfield, UK, article 012015. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012015

Little information is currently available on possible release of nanomaterials or/and nanoparticles (NP) from conventional and novel products and associated health effect. This study aimed to assess the possible release of NP during the application s... Read More about Assessment of nanoparticle release and associated health effect of polymer-silicon composites..

Physical characteristics of nanoparticles emitted during drilling of silica based polyamide 6 nanocomposites. (2012)
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SACHSE, S., SILVA, F., IRFAN, A., ZHU, H., PIELICHOWSKI, K., LESZCZYNSKA, A., BLAZQUEZ, M., KAZMINA, O., KUZMENKO, O. and NJUGUNA, J. 2012. Physical characteristics of nanoparticles emitted during drilling of silica based polyamide 6 nanocomposites. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 40(1): proceedings of 2012 international conference on Structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 2-4 July 2012, Cranfield, UK, article 012012. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012012

During the past decade, polymer nanocomposites have emerged as a novel and rapidly developing class of materials and attracted considerable investment in research and development worldwide. However, there is currently a lack of information available... Read More about Physical characteristics of nanoparticles emitted during drilling of silica based polyamide 6 nanocomposites..

Energy absorption characteristics of nano-composite conical structures. (2012)
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SILVA, F., SACHSE, S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2012. Energy absorption characteristics of nano-composite conical structures. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 40(1): proceedings of 2012 international conference on Structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 2-4 July 2012, Cranfield, UK, article 012010. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012010

The effect of the filler material on the energy absorption capabilities of polyamide 6 composite structures is studied in details in the present paper. The axial dynamic and quasi-static collapse of conical structures was conducted using a high energ... Read More about Energy absorption characteristics of nano-composite conical structures..

A laboratory study of rail-wheel interaction monitoring using acoustic emission: effect of rolling conditions with and without lateral rattling. (2012)
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THAKKAR, N.A., STEEL, J.A. and REUBEN, R.L. 2013. A laboratory study of rail-wheel interaction monitoring using acoustic emission: effect of rolling conditions with and without lateral rattling. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part F: journal of rail and rapid transit [online], 227(2), pages 161-175. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0954409712458497

This paper presents part of an extended laboratory study on the potential to apply the acoustic emission (AE) technique for in-situ rail-wheel interaction monitoring using rail-mounted sensors. The essential monitoring principle is that the intensity... Read More about A laboratory study of rail-wheel interaction monitoring using acoustic emission: effect of rolling conditions with and without lateral rattling..

Water dynamics inside a cathode channel of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell. (2012)
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HOSSAIN, M., ISLAM, S.Z., COLLEY-DAVIES, A. and ADOM, E. 2013. Water dynamics inside a cathode channel of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell. Renewable energy [online], 50, pages 763-779. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2012.08.041

The present study focuses on the investigation of water dynamics inside a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell using two different modelling approaches: Eulerian two-phase mixture and volume of fluid interface tracking models. The Eulerian two-phas... Read More about Water dynamics inside a cathode channel of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell..

Innovation in small business: comparing face-to-face with virtual networking. (2012)
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HARDWICK, J., CRUICKSHANK, D. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2012. Innovation in small business: comparing face-to-face with virtual networking. Journal of business strategy [online], 33(5), pages 51-58. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/02756661211282795

Purpose “ The paper aims to better understand the process of networking by small business with their customers to achieve innovations. In particular the relative roles of face-to-face and virtual interaction are to be investigated. Design/methodology... Read More about Innovation in small business: comparing face-to-face with virtual networking..

There are too many, but never enough: qualitative case study investigating routine coding of clinical information in depression. (2012)
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CRESSWELL, K., MORRISON, Z., SHEIKH, A. and KALRA, D. 2012. There are too many, but never enough: qualitative case study investigating routine coding of clinical information in depression. PLoS ONE [online], 7(8), article ID e43831. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0043831

Background: We sought to understand how clinical information relating to the management of depression is routinely coded in different clinical settings and the perspectives of and implications for different stakeholders with a view to understanding h... Read More about There are too many, but never enough: qualitative case study investigating routine coding of clinical information in depression..

UK young adults' safety awareness online: is it a 'girl thing'? (2012)
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PEDERSEN, S. 2013. UK young adults' safety awareness online: is it a 'girl thing'? Journal of youth studies [online], 16(3), pages 404-419. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2012.710741

This article reports on a recent research project undertaken in the UK that investigated young adults' perception of potentially risky behaviour online. The research was undertaken through the use of an online survey associated with the UK teen soap... Read More about UK young adults' safety awareness online: is it a 'girl thing'?.

International collaboration: developing an international nursing module through the use of Wiki technology. (2012)
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METCALFE, S., MCINALLY, W., ADAMSON, E., TIITTANEN, H. and STRICKLAND, K. 2012. International collaboration: developing an international nursing module through the use of Wiki technology. Educational developments [online], 13(3), pages 18-22. Available from: http://www.seda.ac.uk/?p=5_4_1&pID=13.3

The internationalisation of education gathered momentum with the Bologna process initiated in 1998, which focused upon lifelong learning, involvement of students into HEI’s (Higher Education Institutions), and easing mobility of students for job plac... Read More about International collaboration: developing an international nursing module through the use of Wiki technology..