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Women's experiences of cervical ripening as inpatients on an antenatal ward (2015)
Journal Article
Brown, S. J., & Furber, C. M. (2015). Women's experiences of cervical ripening as inpatients on an antenatal ward. Sexual and Reproductive HealthCare, 6(4), 219-225. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.srhc.2015.06.003

Objective To gain an insight into women's lived experiences of inpatient cervical ripening, in the context of usual care, whilst they were admitted as inpatients on an antenatal ward. Methods A qualitative design was used guided by an interpreta... Read More about Women's experiences of cervical ripening as inpatients on an antenatal ward.

Evaluation of refurbishment strategies for Post-War office buildings (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Duran, Ö., Taylor, S. C., & Lomas, K. J. (2015). Evaluation of refurbishment strategies for Post-War office buildings.

Multiple combinations of energy saving refurbishment measures were applied to representative models of post-war office buildings using EnergyPlus. Based on energy consumption, thermal comfort and costs, a range of heating and cooling refurb... Read More about Evaluation of refurbishment strategies for Post-War office buildings.

Interview: Constructing (and resisting) the 'good parenting' mandate (2015)
Journal Article
Peach, D., & Locke, A. (2015). Interview: Constructing (and resisting) the 'good parenting' mandate. Psychology of Women Section Review, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.53841/bpspow.2015.17.1.31

Donna Peach in conversation with Dr Abigail Locke, who presented a keynote on ‘Constructing (and resisting) the ‘good parenting’ mandate’ at the POWS Annual Conference, July 2014. We were delighted to have Abi deliver her keynote, which interrogat... Read More about Interview: Constructing (and resisting) the 'good parenting' mandate.

Changing pivoting technique reduces knee valgus moments (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Jones, P., Barber, O., & Smith, L. (2015). Changing pivoting technique reduces knee valgus moments. . https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2015.1110236

Changing direction is a common action involved in non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female athletes (Faude et al. [2005]. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 33, 1694-1700), as such actions involve lower limb postures that increase... Read More about Changing pivoting technique reduces knee valgus moments.

The effect of farmers’ decisions on pest control with Bt crops : a billion dollar game of strategy (2015)
Journal Article
Milne, A., Bell, J., Hutchinson, W., van den bosch, F., Mitchell, P., Crowder, D., …Whitmore, A. (2015). The effect of farmers’ decisions on pest control with Bt crops : a billion dollar game of strategy. PLoS Computational Biology, 11(12), e1004483. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004483

A farmer’s decision on whether to control a pest is usually based on the perceived threat of the pest locally and the guidance of commercial advisors. Therefore farmers in a region are often influenced by similar circumstances, and this can create a... Read More about The effect of farmers’ decisions on pest control with Bt crops : a billion dollar game of strategy.

Youth resettlement in Southern Wales, and the Resettlement Broker project (2015)
Other
Hazel, N., Hampson, K., & Kinsey, T. (2015). Youth resettlement in Southern Wales, and the Resettlement Broker project. Cardiff

The research informing this report included quantitative analysis of the experiences of children from Southern Wales leaving custody (on licence from a detention and training order) between October 2012 and September 2014, 14 project questionnaire... Read More about Youth resettlement in Southern Wales, and the Resettlement Broker project.

Analysis of the mitochondrial maxicircle of Trypanosoma lewisi, a neglected human pathogen (2015)
Journal Article
Lin, R., Lai, D., Zheng, L., Wu, J., Lukeš, J., Hide, G., & Lun, Z. (2015). Analysis of the mitochondrial maxicircle of Trypanosoma lewisi, a neglected human pathogen. Parasites and Vectors, 8(1), 665. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-015-1281-8

BACKGROUND The haemoflagellate Trypanosoma lewisi is a kinetoplastid parasite which, as it has been recently reported to cause human disease, deserves increased attention. Characteristic features of all kinetoplastid flagellates are a uniquely st... Read More about Analysis of the mitochondrial maxicircle of Trypanosoma lewisi, a neglected human pathogen.

Students’ perceptions of school acoustics and the impact of noise on teaching and learning in secondary schools : findings of a questionnaire survey (2015)
Journal Article
Connolly, D., Dockrell, J., Shield, B., Conetta, R., & Cox, T. (2015). Students’ perceptions of school acoustics and the impact of noise on teaching and learning in secondary schools : findings of a questionnaire survey. Energy Procedia, 78, 3114-3119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.766

This paper will present the design and findings of an online questionnaire survey of 11–16 year olds’ impressions of their school's acoustic environment, and of an experimental study into the effects of typical levels of classroom noise on adolescent... Read More about Students’ perceptions of school acoustics and the impact of noise on teaching and learning in secondary schools : findings of a questionnaire survey.

Two biometric approaches for cattle identification based on features and classifiers fusion (2015)
Journal Article
Tharwat, A., Gaber, T., & Hassanien, A. (2015). Two biometric approaches for cattle identification based on features and classifiers fusion. International journal of image mining (Online), 1(4), 342. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJIM.2015.073902

There is an increasing need for controlling safety policies of animals and efficient management of food production. One way to help achieve this need is the automatic animal identification/identification and traceability systems. In this paper, tw... Read More about Two biometric approaches for cattle identification based on features and classifiers fusion.

An effective way to deal with predators is to taste terrible: Primary and secondary psychopathy and mate preference (2015)
Journal Article
Blanchard, A., Lyons, M., & Centifanti, L. (2016). An effective way to deal with predators is to taste terrible: Primary and secondary psychopathy and mate preference. Personality and Individual Differences, 92, 128-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2015.12.024

Despite their reputation for taking advantage of other people, previous research shows that psychopathic individuals are attractive for short-term relationships. Furthermore, individuals with psychopathic traits have been found to be attracted to oth... Read More about An effective way to deal with predators is to taste terrible: Primary and secondary psychopathy and mate preference.

A Framework for Improving Knowledge Management Practices in Namibian Software Companies (2015)
Journal Article
Iyawa, G. (2015). A Framework for Improving Knowledge Management Practices in Namibian Software Companies. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 15(1), https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219649216500039

Software development (SD) companies employ, train and provide software developers with the platform to improve their skills. Unfortunately, these investments are lost when a software developer resigns from the company or is not physically available t... Read More about A Framework for Improving Knowledge Management Practices in Namibian Software Companies.

A review of individual and institutional publication productivity in medical radiation science (2015)
Journal Article
Ekpo, E., Hogg, P., & McEntee, M. (2016). A review of individual and institutional publication productivity in medical radiation science. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, 47(1), 13-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2015.11.002

Aims: To investigate the research impact of active medical radiation science (MRS) researchers and the research output of MRS institutions globally. Methods: An iterative search strategy was used to firstly identify productive MRS authors and... Read More about A review of individual and institutional publication productivity in medical radiation science.

Reliability of hop distance and frontal-plane dynamic knee valgus angle during single-leg horizontal hop test (2015)
Journal Article
valgus angle during single-leg horizontal hop test. Journal of Athletic Enhancement, 4(6), https://doi.org/10.4172/2324-9080.1000218

Context: Single-leg hop for distance (SHD) performance and twodimensional (2-D) video assessment of frontal-plane knee valgus, during the single-leg landings, have been reported to identify the risk of knee injuries such as patellofemoral pain syn... Read More about Reliability of hop distance and frontal-plane dynamic knee valgus angle during single-leg horizontal hop test.

Magnetic sentinel lymph node biopsy in a murine tumour model (2015)
Journal Article
Ahmed, M., Woo, T., Ohashi, K., Suzuki, T., Kaneko, A., Hoshino, A., …Sekino, M. (2015). Magnetic sentinel lymph node biopsy in a murine tumour model. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 12(4), 1045-1052. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nano.2015.12.366

The magnetic technique for sentinel node biopsy provides a radioisotope-free alternative for staging breast cancer. It requires refinement to reduce “residual iron content” at injection sites by maximising lymphatic uptake to prevent “void artefacts... Read More about Magnetic sentinel lymph node biopsy in a murine tumour model.

Manual therapy student handbook : musculoskeletal assessment - part 3 (2015)
Journal Article
Hatcher, J. (2016). Manual therapy student handbook : musculoskeletal assessment - part 3. Co-kinetic, 42-45

In order to treat a patient effectively, the clinician must first make an accurate assessment of the patient’s condition. This article, the third in a series from our Manual Therapy Student Handbook (see the 'Contents panel' for further details), wil... Read More about Manual therapy student handbook : musculoskeletal assessment - part 3.

Sophorolipid biosurfactants: Possible uses as antibacterial and antibiofilm agent (2015)
Journal Article
De Rienzo MA, D., IM, B., B, D., J, W., & PJ, M. (2015). Sophorolipid biosurfactants: Possible uses as antibacterial and antibiofilm agent. New Biotechnology, 32(6), 720-726. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nbt.2015.02.009

Biosurfactants are amphipathic, surface-active molecules of microbial origin which accumulate at interfaces reducing interfacial tension and leading to the formation of aggregated micellular structures in solution. Some biosurfactants have been repor... Read More about Sophorolipid biosurfactants: Possible uses as antibacterial and antibiofilm agent.

Implementing a social identity approach for effective change management (2015)
Journal Article
Slater, M., Evans, A., & Turner, M. (2015). Implementing a social identity approach for effective change management. Journal of Change Management, 16(1), 18-37. https://doi.org/10.1080/14697017.2015.1103774

The social identity perspective asserts that it is the shared connection within a unified group that forms the foundation of successful group functioning. This is particularly salient during change. This review outlines the value and applicability of... Read More about Implementing a social identity approach for effective change management.