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Resting splint provision: a survey of practice among North-West region rheumatology occupational therapists (2011)
Journal Article
Laver, C., Mellson, J., & Hammond, A. (2011). Resting splint provision: a survey of practice among North-West region rheumatology occupational therapists. Rheumatology,

ABSTRACT BODY: Background: Resting splints (RS) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are commonly provided by OTs for hand pain and inflammation. Recent trials identify effectiveness in established but not early RA. This prompted the North West (NW) COTSS-... Read More about Resting splint provision: a survey of practice among North-West region rheumatology occupational therapists.

Feeding and social behavior of the piabanha, Brycon devillei (Castelnau, 1855)(Characidae: Bryconinae) in the wild, with a note on following behavior (2011)
Journal Article
Azevedo, P., Melo, R., & Young, R. (2011). Feeding and social behavior of the piabanha, Brycon devillei (Castelnau, 1855)(Characidae: Bryconinae) in the wild, with a note on following behavior. #Journal not on list, 9(4), https://doi.org/10.1590/S1679-62252011005000046

Knowledge concerning the behavior of wild freshwater fishes in Brazil is restricted to a few studies, despite such studies being able to answer fundamental questions about conservation. Species of Brycon are amongst the most threatened in the Neotrop... Read More about Feeding and social behavior of the piabanha, Brycon devillei (Castelnau, 1855)(Characidae: Bryconinae) in the wild, with a note on following behavior.

Fluorescence lifetime imaging of E-combretastatin uptake and distribution in live mammalian cells (2011)
Journal Article
and distribution in live mammalian cells. European Journal of Cancer, 48(12), 1896-1903. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2011.11.025

To investigate within live mammalian cells the uptake and disposition of combretastatins, fluorescence lifetime imaging was used with two-photon excitation (2PE). Combretastatin A4 (CA4) and analogues are potential anticancer drugs due to their abili... Read More about Fluorescence lifetime imaging of E-combretastatin uptake and distribution in live mammalian cells.

The Semitic Languages (2011)
Book
Watson, J. (2011). S. Weniger, G. Khan, M. Streck, & J. Watson (Eds.), The Semitic Languages. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter

The emotive city (2011)
Book Chapter
Rooney, J. (2011). The emotive city. In A. Valente, C. Freire, C. Ferreira, & M. Herlander (Eds.), AVANCA Conferência Internacional Cinema - Arte,Tecnologia,Comunicação (284-292). Portugal: Avanca Cinema

The research project is designed to create new ways of looking at the story of a city; the focus is to present elements of the city as an art gallery space. Mapping technologies are used to present information as an aesthetic image. This project will... Read More about The emotive city.

The readout thickness versus the measured thickness for a range of screen film mammography (SFM) and full-field digital mammography (FFDM) units (2011)
Journal Article
Hauge, I., Hogg, P., Szczepura, K., Connolly, P., McGill, G., & Mercer, C. (2011). The readout thickness versus the measured thickness for a range of screen film mammography (SFM) and full-field digital mammography (FFDM) units. Medical Physics, 39(1), 263-271. https://doi.org/10.1118/1.3663579

PURPOSE: To establish a simple method to determine breast readout accuracy on mammography units. METHODS: A thickness measuring device (TMD) was used in conjunction with a breast phantom. This phantom had compression characteristics similar to human... Read More about The readout thickness versus the measured thickness for a range of screen film mammography (SFM) and full-field digital mammography (FFDM) units.

YouTube as a repository : the creative practice of students as producers of Open Educational Resources (2011)
Journal Article
Keegan, H., & Bell, F. (2011). YouTube as a repository : the creative practice of students as producers of Open Educational Resources. EURODL, Sp. Is(3), 1-10

In this paper we present an alternative view of Open Educational Resources (OERs). Rather than focusing on open media resources produced by expert practitioners for use by peers and learners, we examine the practice of learners as active agents, prod... Read More about YouTube as a repository : the creative practice of students as producers of Open Educational Resources.

Brachial artery modifications to blood flow-restricted handgrip training and detraining (2011)
Journal Article
Hunt, J., Walton, L., & Ferguson, R. (2011). Brachial artery modifications to blood flow-restricted handgrip training and detraining. Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(6), 956-961. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00905.2011

Low load resistance training with blood flow restriction (BFR) can increase muscle size and strength, but the implications on the conduit artery are uncertain. We examined the effects of low-load dynamic handgrip training with and without BFR, and de... Read More about Brachial artery modifications to blood flow-restricted handgrip training and detraining.

The psychology of politicians (2011)
Book Chapter
Weinberg, A. (2011). The psychology of politicians. In A. Weinberg (Ed.), The Psychology of Politicians (1-18). Cambridge University Press (CUP). https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139026482.001

Politics is living history. It is about people and their ideas, desires, needs and their striving to debate, negotiate, protest, fight and even die in pursuit of their goals over thousands of years. Political activity has evolved to take place within... Read More about The psychology of politicians.

Should the job of national politician carry a government health warning? (2011)
Book Chapter
Weinberg, A. (2011). Should the job of national politician carry a government health warning?. In A. Weinberg (Ed.), The Psychology of Politicians (123-142). Cambridge University Press (CUP). https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139026482.010

Psychological health remains a fascinating area for research, not least because it integrates so many expressions of the natural human state: emotions, thoughts, actions and well-being. On the side of the equation which is ill-health, these states ar... Read More about Should the job of national politician carry a government health warning?.

Investigation of pulsed D.C magnetron sputtering for the component layers of CuInSe2 baseed solar cells (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Karthikeyan, S., Hill, A., & Pilkington, R. (2011, December). Investigation of pulsed D.C magnetron sputtering for the component layers of CuInSe2 baseed solar cells. Presented at Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 2011, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester , UK

Pulsed D.C Magnetron Sputtering (PDMS) has been used to deposit the component layers required in the production of CuInSe2 (CIS), thin film solar cells. PDMS employs high plasma densities and is widely used for the reactive sputtering of dielectric... Read More about Investigation of pulsed D.C magnetron sputtering for the component layers of CuInSe2 baseed solar cells.

Fluorescent nano-particles for multi-photon thermal sensing (2011)
Journal Article
Martinez Maestro, L., Jaque, D., Escudero, E., Martin Rodriguez, E., Capobianco, J., Vetrone, F., …Garcia Sole, J. (2011). Fluorescent nano-particles for multi-photon thermal sensing. Journal of Luminescence, 133, 249-253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2011.12.022

In this work we report on the ability of Er/Yb co-doped NaYF4 nano-crystals and CdTe Quantum Dots as two-photon excited fluorescent nano-thermometers. The basic physical phenomena causing the thermal sensitivity of the two-photon excited emission ban... Read More about Fluorescent nano-particles for multi-photon thermal sensing.

Neuronal differentiation by TAp73 is mediated by microRNA-34a regulation of synaptic protein targets (2011)
Journal Article
Agostini, M., Tucci, P., Killick, R., Candi, E., & Sayan, B. (2011). Neuronal differentiation by TAp73 is mediated by microRNA-34a regulation of synaptic protein targets. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(52), https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1112061109

The p53-family member TAp73 is a transcription factor that plays a key role in many biological processes. Here, we show that p73 drives the expression of microRNA (miR)-34a, but not miR-34b and -c, by acting on specific binding sites on the miR-34a p... Read More about Neuronal differentiation by TAp73 is mediated by microRNA-34a regulation of synaptic protein targets.

Social networking and transnational capitalism (2011)
Journal Article
Kreps, D. (2011). Social networking and transnational capitalism. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism and Critique, 9(2), 689-701

Social Networking Sites (SNS) have become a key component of users’ experience of the internet. Whilst much has been made of the social dynamics of online SNS, the influence of the structures and operations of these sites – and the business models be... Read More about Social networking and transnational capitalism.

Development of a tool for evaluation of academic library spaces (TEALS) (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Elkadi, H., & Abassi, N. (2011, December). Development of a tool for evaluation of academic library spaces (TEALS). Presented at Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Research Conference, Newport, Wales

The paper provides a brief description of the tool for evaluating the quality and utilisation of academic library spaces (TEALS). Supported by Deakin University Library, TEALS has been developed out of a research project in the School of Architecture... Read More about Development of a tool for evaluation of academic library spaces (TEALS).

Adult siblings of people with a learning disability – future plans and concerns (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Davys, D., Mitchell, D., & Haigh, C. (2011, December). Adult siblings of people with a learning disability – future plans and concerns. Presented at Seattle Club Learning Disability Research Conference, University of Cambridge

Background Acknowledgement exists at governmental and societal level of the important role that many family members have in the care of LD people. When parents die, a sibling is often considered next of kin with the expectation of providing suppor... Read More about Adult siblings of people with a learning disability – future plans and concerns.

The early absence of the French negative marker ne (2011)
Book Chapter
Rowlett, P. (2011). The early absence of the French negative marker ne. In P. Larrivée, & R. Ingham (Eds.), The Evolution of Negation : Beyond the Jespersen Cycle (209-220). De Gruyter

Publisher's description: Why do grammars change? The cycle of negation proposed by Jespersen is crucially linked to the status of items and phrases. The definition of criteria establishing when a polarity item becomes a negative element, and the id... Read More about The early absence of the French negative marker ne.