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An Advanced Refurbishment Evaluation Methodology for Modernist Office Buildings (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Duran, O., & Lomas, K. J. (2021). An Advanced Refurbishment Evaluation Methodology for Modernist Office Buildings.

The energy used in non-domestic buildings accounts for 18 \% of the energy use in the UK. Modernist office buildings, typically defined as those built between 1945 and 1985, represent a promising sector for refurbishment and energy demand reduction.... Read More about An Advanced Refurbishment Evaluation Methodology for Modernist Office Buildings.

Ensemble Deep Learning for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis (2021)
Journal Article
Mohammadi, A., & Shaverizade, A. (2021). Ensemble Deep Learning for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis. #Journal not on list, 12, 29-38. https://doi.org/10.22075/ijnaa.2021.4769

Sentiment analysis is a subfield of Natural Language Processing (NLP) which tries to process a text to extract opinions or attitudes towards topics or entities. Recently, the use of deep learning methods for sentiment analysis has received noticeable... Read More about Ensemble Deep Learning for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis.

Why were COVID-19 infections lower than expected amongst people who are homeless in London, UK in 2020? Exploring community perspectives and the multiple pathways of health inequalities in pandemics (2021)
Journal Article
Guise, A., Burridge, S., Annand, P., Burrows, M., Platt, L., D. Rathod, S., …Cornes, M. (2022). Why were COVID-19 infections lower than expected amongst people who are homeless in London, UK in 2020? Exploring community perspectives and the multiple pathways of health inequalities in pandemics. #Journal not on list, 2, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmqr.2021.100038

High rates of COVID-19 infections and deaths amongst people who are homeless in London, UK were feared. Rates however stayed much lower than expected throughout 2020; an experience that compares to other settings globally. This study sought a commu... Read More about Why were COVID-19 infections lower than expected amongst people who are homeless in London, UK in 2020? Exploring community perspectives and the multiple pathways of health inequalities in pandemics.

A comparative assessment of two tools designed to support patient safety culture in UK general practice (2021)
Journal Article
Litchfield, I., Marsden, K., Doos, L., Perryman, K., Avery, A., & Greenfield, S. (2021). A comparative assessment of two tools designed to support patient safety culture in UK general practice. BMC Family Practice, 22, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-021-01438-4

Background The NHS has recognised the importance of a high quality patient safety culture in the delivery of primary health care in the rapidly evolving environment of general practice. Two tools, PC-SafeQuest and MapSaf, were developed with the int... Read More about A comparative assessment of two tools designed to support patient safety culture in UK general practice.

The Dark Empath: Characterising dark traits in the presence of empathy (2021)
Journal Article
Heym, N., Kibowski, F., Bloxsom, C. A., Blanchard, A., Harper, A., Wallace, L., …Sumich, A. (2021). The Dark Empath: Characterising dark traits in the presence of empathy. Personality and Individual Differences, 169, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.110172

A novel psychological construct characterised by high empathy and dark traits: the Dark Empath (DE) is identified and described relative to personality, aggression, dark triad (DT) facets and wellbeing. Participants (n = 991) were assessed for narcis... Read More about The Dark Empath: Characterising dark traits in the presence of empathy.

Borderline personality traits in attractive women and wealthy low attractive men are relatively favoured by the opposite sex (2021)
Journal Article
Blanchard, A. E., Dunn, T. J., & Sumich, A. (2021). Borderline personality traits in attractive women and wealthy low attractive men are relatively favoured by the opposite sex. Personality and Individual Differences, 169, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.109964

Men and women reliably differ on the importance of certain criteria when considering romantic relationships. From an evolutionary perspective that explains sex differences in mating effort and parental investment, men should prioritise attractiveness... Read More about Borderline personality traits in attractive women and wealthy low attractive men are relatively favoured by the opposite sex.

The pro-business effects of paramilitary terror in Colombia : appreciating different types of political violence and their economic impacts (2021)
Book Chapter
Colombia : appreciating different types of political violence and their economic impacts. In J. Hristov, J. Sprague-Silgado, & A. Tauss (Eds.), Paramilitary Groups and the State under Globalization : political violence, elites, and security (35-52). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429279430-4

Scholarly investigations into conflict and development have typically highlighted the acutely negative economic effects of political violence. This includes terrorism, which, according to the relevant literature, can have deeply inimical effects on e... Read More about The pro-business effects of paramilitary terror in Colombia : appreciating different types of political violence and their economic impacts.

Using qualitative technique analysis to evaluate and develop technique of agility actions with your athletes (2021)
Journal Article
technique of agility actions with your athletes. Professional strength & conditioning, 25-33

An important element of developing agility with athletes is to evaluate technique in performing actions associated with match play. For practitioners it is important to understand what the key elements of ideal movement technique are to enhance per... Read More about Using qualitative technique analysis to evaluate and develop technique of agility actions with your athletes.

Decolonising the English Literature GCE A-Level via the South African ex-centric (2021)
Journal Article
Munslow Ong, J. (2021). Decolonising the English Literature GCE A-Level via the South African ex-centric. English, 70(270), 244-252. https://doi.org/10.1093/english/efab009

In this snapshot article, I outline the background and context for the development of research-led teaching activities aimed at students pursuing the WJEC Eduqas GCE A-Level English Literature qualification. The aims of these activities are threefold... Read More about Decolonising the English Literature GCE A-Level via the South African ex-centric.

The primacy of ontology: a philosophical basis for research on religion in prison (2021)
Journal Article
Irfan, L., Quraishi, M., Schneuwly Purdie, M., & Wilkinson, M. (2022). The primacy of ontology: a philosophical basis for research on religion in prison. Journal of Critical Realism, 21(2), 145-169. https://doi.org/10.1080/14767430.2021.2007463

This paper suggests philosophical foundations for mixed methods research based on the philosophy of critical realism. In particular, it suggests that the critical realist idea of the primacy of ontology helps bridge the apparent paradigmatic gap betw... Read More about The primacy of ontology: a philosophical basis for research on religion in prison.

A datalogical reading of online performance (2021)
Journal Article
Scott, J. (2021). A datalogical reading of online performance. International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 18(1), 69-89. https://doi.org/10.1080/14794713.2021.2018222

This article offers a datalogical reading of online performance. In constructing the framework for this new mode of analysing online, computationally centred performance practice, it draws on discussions of data and the datalogical in Blackman (2019)... Read More about A datalogical reading of online performance.

Effect of a cervical collar on head and neck acceleration profiles during emergency spinal immobilisation and extrication procedures in elite football (soccer) players : protocol for a randomised, controlled cross-over trial (2021)
Journal Article
Callaghan, M., Hughes, T., Davin, J., Hayes, R., Hough, N., Torpey, D., …Jones, R. (2021). Effect of a cervical collar on head and neck acceleration profiles during emergency spinal immobilisation and extrication procedures in elite football (soccer) players : protocol for a randomised, controlled cross-over trial. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine, 7(4), e001157. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2021-001157

When immobilisation after a cervical spine or head injury is required, the role of the rigid cervical collar is unclear and controversial. There is a need for further studies investigating the use of a rigid cervical collar when head and neck trauma... Read More about Effect of a cervical collar on head and neck acceleration profiles during emergency spinal immobilisation and extrication procedures in elite football (soccer) players : protocol for a randomised, controlled cross-over trial.

Predicting the role of touchless technologies within diagnostic radiography : results of an international survey (2021)
Journal Article
England, A., Thompson, J., Littler, E., Tugwell-Allsup, J., & Edwards, E. (2021). Predicting the role of touchless technologies within diagnostic radiography : results of an international survey. Radiography, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2021.12.001

Introduction The evolution of technology within healthcare is continuing at a rapid rate. Touchless technologies (i.e. those involving gestures and voice commands) are rapidly being integrated into daily life. The aim of this study was to investigat... Read More about Predicting the role of touchless technologies within diagnostic radiography : results of an international survey.

A cross-sectional analysis of the muscle strength, spinal shrinkage, and recovery during a working day of military police officers (2021)
Journal Article
Hoflinger, F., Rodacki, A. L. F., Tavares, J. M., Fadel Neto, M. I., Paulo, A. C., Fowler, N. E., & Rodacki, C. L. N. (2021). A cross-sectional analysis of the muscle strength, spinal shrinkage, and recovery during a working day of military police officers. Journal of occupational health, 63(1), e12297. https://doi.org/10.1002/1348-9585.12297

Objective: Military personnel has a large prevalence of back pain, especially those involved in patrolling routines, as they wear heavy protective equipment. Patrolling includes long periods of sustaining the protective equipment in a sitting or in a... Read More about A cross-sectional analysis of the muscle strength, spinal shrinkage, and recovery during a working day of military police officers.

Exploring the relationship between psychological flexibility and self-report and task-based measures of cognitive flexibility (2021)
Journal Article
Grant, A., & Cassidy, S. (2022). Exploring the relationship between psychological flexibility and self-report and task-based measures of cognitive flexibility. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 23, 144-150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2021.12.006

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) interventions aim to increase psychological flexibility (PF) leading to positive treatment outcomes. It has been suggested that successful development of PF may depend on cognitive flexibility (CF), however the... Read More about Exploring the relationship between psychological flexibility and self-report and task-based measures of cognitive flexibility.

The Paediatric AirWay Suction (PAWS) appropriateness guide for endotracheal suction interventions (2021)
Journal Article
Schultz, J., Charles, K., Long, D., Brown, G., Copnell, B., Dargaville, P., …Ullman, A. (2021). The Paediatric AirWay Suction (PAWS) appropriateness guide for endotracheal suction interventions. Australian Critical Care, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2021.10.005

Background/objective: Endotracheal suction is an invasive and potentially harmful technique used for airway clearance in mechanically ventilated children. Choice of suction intervention remains a complex and variable process. We sought to develop app... Read More about The Paediatric AirWay Suction (PAWS) appropriateness guide for endotracheal suction interventions.

Thermographic detection of hidden archaeological features in a Cheshire thatched cottage, and related aspects of thermal performance : case study at Roadside Cottage (2021)
Journal Article
Simpson, A., & Nevell, M. (2021). Thermographic detection of hidden archaeological features in a Cheshire thatched cottage, and related aspects of thermal performance : case study at Roadside Cottage. Historic Environment: Policy and Practice, 13(2), 196-215. https://doi.org/10.1080/17567505.2022.2010924

Thermography can be an important tool for professionals working with traditional buildings. It is recognised by Historic England as providing information on a variety of structural features within buildings. Infrared thermography (IRT) is an acknowle... Read More about Thermographic detection of hidden archaeological features in a Cheshire thatched cottage, and related aspects of thermal performance : case study at Roadside Cottage.

Design and analysis of a six-wheeled companion robot with mechanical obstacle-overcoming adaptivity (2021)
Journal Article
Song, Z., Luo, Z., Wei, G., & Shang, J. (2021). Design and analysis of a six-wheeled companion robot with mechanical obstacle-overcoming adaptivity. Mechanical Sciences, 12(2), 1115-1136. https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-1115-2021

A six-wheeled companion exploration robot with an adaptive climbing mechanism is proposed and released for the complicated terrain environment of planetary exploration. Benefiting from its three-rocker-arm structure, the robot can adapt to complex... Read More about Design and analysis of a six-wheeled companion robot with mechanical obstacle-overcoming adaptivity.