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‘Breaking the rules’ in baby-feeding practice in the UK: deviance and good practice? (2006)
Journal Article
Furber, C. M., & Thomson, A. M. (2006). ‘Breaking the rules’ in baby-feeding practice in the UK: deviance and good practice?. Midwifery, 22(4), 365-376. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2005.12.005

Objective to discover the views of midwives in relation to baby feeding. Design and method qualitative using grounded theory. Data collection used in-depth interviews with 30 midwives who volunteered to participate. Field notes of the interactio... Read More about ‘Breaking the rules’ in baby-feeding practice in the UK: deviance and good practice?.

Helmholtz-Manakov solitons (2006)
Journal Article
Christian, J., McDonald, G., & Chamorro-Posada, P. (2006). Helmholtz-Manakov solitons. Physical Review E, 74(6), 066612. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.74.066612

A novel spatial soliton-bearing wave equation is introduced, the Helmholtz-Manakov (H-M) equation, for describing the evolution of broad multi-component self-trapped beams in Kerr-type media. By omitting the slowly-varying envelope approximation, the... Read More about Helmholtz-Manakov solitons.

Male mating preferences pre-date the origin of a female trait polymorphism in an incipient species complex of Lake Victoria cichlids (2006)
Journal Article
Pierotti, M. E., & Seehausen, O. (2007). Male mating preferences pre-date the origin of a female trait polymorphism in an incipient species complex of Lake Victoria cichlids. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 20(1), 240-248. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1420-9101.2006.01206.x

Disruptive sexual selection on colour patterns has been suggested as a major cause of diversification in the cichlid species flock of Lake Victoria. In Neochromis omnicaeruleus, a colour and sex determination polymorphism is associated with a polymor... Read More about Male mating preferences pre-date the origin of a female trait polymorphism in an incipient species complex of Lake Victoria cichlids.

Korteweg-de Vries description of Helmholtz-Kerr dark solitons (2006)
Journal Article
Christian, J., McDonald, G., & Chamorro-Posada, P. (2006). Korteweg-de Vries description of Helmholtz-Kerr dark solitons. https://doi.org/10.1088/0305-4470/39/50/004

A wide variety of different physical systems can be described by a relatively small set of universal equations. For example, small-amplitude nonlinear Schrödinger dark solitons can be described by a Korteweg-de Vries (KdV) equation. Reductive perturb... Read More about Korteweg-de Vries description of Helmholtz-Kerr dark solitons.

Evaluation: a link in the chain of sustainability (2006)
Book Chapter
Bell, F., Zaitseva, E., & Zakrzewska, D. (2006). Evaluation: a link in the chain of sustainability. In N. Lambropoulos, & P. Zaphiris (Eds.), User-centred design of online learning communities. IGI Global

Understanding social work research (2006)
Book
McLaughlin, H. (2006). Understanding social work research. London: Sage Publications Ltd

This excellent new textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to the nature of social work research. The book clearly demonstrates how research-mindedness is key to improving individual and collective social work practice, helping practitioners to... Read More about Understanding social work research.

Nodal network and CFD simulation of airflow and heat transfer in double skin facades with blinds (2006)
Presentation / Conference
Hanby, V., Cook, M., Infield, D., Ji, Y., Loveday, D., & Mei, L. (2006, December). Nodal network and CFD simulation of airflow and heat transfer in double skin facades with blinds. Presented at The 7th International Conference on System Simulation in Buildings, Liege, Belgium

The paper describes a modeling study of heat transfer and buoyancy-driven airflow in double skin facades consisting of a glass outer layer, a control device (venetian blind) and a double-glazed inner skin. The modeling study was based on two approach... Read More about Nodal network and CFD simulation of airflow and heat transfer in double skin facades with blinds.

One step process for chemical vapour deposition of titanium dioxide thin films incorporating controlled structure nanoparticles (2006)
Journal Article
Nolan, M., Pemble, M., Sheel, D., & Yates, H. (2006). One step process for chemical vapour deposition of titanium dioxide thin films incorporating controlled structure nanoparticles. Thin Solid Films, 515(4), 1956-1962. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2006.07.182

In this work we describe a two stage chemical-vapour-deposition based route to growing nanoparticle containing thin films. As a model we describe titanium dioxide film formation on glass substrates. The process involves using a gas-to-particle conver... Read More about One step process for chemical vapour deposition of titanium dioxide thin films incorporating controlled structure nanoparticles.

The costs and effectiveness of information skills training and mediated searching: quantitative results from the EMPIRIC project (2006)
Journal Article
Brettle, A., Hulme, C., & Ormandy, P. (2006). The costs and effectiveness of information skills training and mediated searching: quantitative results from the EMPIRIC project. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 23(4), 239-247. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-1842.2006.00670.x

Objectives: To compare the effectiveness and costs of providing information for patient care via librarian-mediated searches and information-skills training. Methods: A questionnaire survey to library staff and health professionals in the North Wes... Read More about The costs and effectiveness of information skills training and mediated searching: quantitative results from the EMPIRIC project.

Lung transplantation in adolescents and young adults with cystic fibrosis (2006)
Journal Article
Yorke, J., Parle, M., James, M., Gay, T., Harkess, M., & Glanville, A. (2006). Lung transplantation in adolescents and young adults with cystic fibrosis

CONTEXT: Little is known about adolescents' and young adults' experience with cystic fibrosis while waiting for or after receiving a lung transplant. The psychological and psychosocial factors that may influence these patients' transplant outcomes ar... Read More about Lung transplantation in adolescents and young adults with cystic fibrosis.

Quantification of patella position by ultrasound scanning and its criterion validity (2006)
Journal Article
Herrington, L., McEwan, I., & Thom, J. (2006). Quantification of patella position by ultrasound scanning and its criterion validity. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2006.07.012

Altered position of the patella has been associated with patellofemoral joint pain. The main techniques used for assessment of position are either expensive or invasive; there are limited reports of the use of ultrasound (US) scanning to assess patel... Read More about Quantification of patella position by ultrasound scanning and its criterion validity.

Applications of a General Stable Law Regression Model (2006)
Journal Article
McHale, I., & Laycock, P. (2006). Applications of a General Stable Law Regression Model. Journal of Applied Statistics, 33(10), 1075-1084. https://doi.org/10.1080/02664760600746699

In this paper we present a method for performing regression with stable disturbances. The method of maximum likelihood is used to estimate both distribution and regression parameters. Our approach utilises a numerical integration procedure to calcula... Read More about Applications of a General Stable Law Regression Model.

Synchrotron x-ray measurement and finite element analysis of residual strain in TIG welded aluminium alloy 2024 (2006)
Journal Article
Preston, R., Shercliff, H., Withers, P., Hughes, D., Smith, S., & Webster, P. (2006). Synchrotron x-ray measurement and finite element analysis of residual strain in TIG welded aluminium alloy 2024

Residual strains have been measured in a tungsten inert gas (TIG) butt-welded 2024 aluminum alloy plate using synchrotron X-ray diffraction. Novel two-dimensional strain maps spanning the entire plate reveal steep gradients in residual stress and pro... Read More about Synchrotron x-ray measurement and finite element analysis of residual strain in TIG welded aluminium alloy 2024.

Sustainable soundscapes : noise policy and the urban experience (2006)
Journal Article
Adams, M., Cox, T., Moore, G., Croxford, B., & Refaee, M. (2006). Sustainable soundscapes : noise policy and the urban experience. Urban Studies, 43(13), 2385-2398. https://doi.org/10.1080/00420980600972504

This paper introduces regulatory components influencing city soundscapes in Europe and the UK, illustrating the abatement approach taken within noise policy, demonstrating the importance of individual experience in assessing the soundscapes of urban... Read More about Sustainable soundscapes : noise policy and the urban experience.

Modelling 3D scanned data to visualise and analyse the Built Environment for regeneration (2006)
Journal Article
Arayici, Y., Hamilton, A., & Gamito, P. (2006). Modelling 3D scanned data to visualise and analyse the Built Environment for regeneration. Surveying and built environment, 17(2), 7-28

The renovation and refurbishment market is rapidly expanding in the construction industry. The regeneration and transformation of cities from the industrial age (unsustainable) to the knowledge age (sustainable) is essentially a "whole life cycle" pr... Read More about Modelling 3D scanned data to visualise and analyse the Built Environment for regeneration.

Innovation in small construction knowledge-intensive professional service firms: a case study of an architectural practice (2006)
Journal Article
Lu, S., & Sexton, M. (2006). Innovation in small construction knowledge-intensive professional service firms: a case study of an architectural practice. Construction Management and Economics, 24(12), 1269-1282. https://doi.org/10.1080/01446190600879109

Small construction knowledge-intensive professional service firms (SCKIPSFs) are becoming increasingly important agents of innovation within the construction industry. The nature and process of innovation in SCKIPSFs, however, is generally considered... Read More about Innovation in small construction knowledge-intensive professional service firms: a case study of an architectural practice.

Cost of capital is beyond our reach (2006)
Journal Article
Lister, R. (2006). Cost of capital is beyond our reach. Accountancy (London), 138(1360), 42-43

It seems churlish to discredit cost of capital when practice and theory remain loud in its praise. Tim Ogier and colleagues' Real Cost of Capital has penetrated boardrooms while Seth Armitage's Cost of Capital graces business schools worldwide. Cost... Read More about Cost of capital is beyond our reach.

Fight club: culture, conflict and everyday life amongst an online 'community' (2006)
Journal Article
Fletcher, G., Campbell, J., & Greenhill, A. (2006). Fight club: culture, conflict and everyday life amongst an online 'community'. International Journal of Web Based Communities, 2(4), 474-489. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJWBC.2006.011771

This paper examines a specific online community and the degree to which participants' association is constituted and reinforced through conflict. We sample the existing literature regarding online communities in an historical sense and critique the p... Read More about Fight club: culture, conflict and everyday life amongst an online 'community'.