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Lincoln Jews Biography #1: Ursell Levy by Dr Dean Irwin (2024)
Digital Artefact
Irwin, D. (2024). Lincoln Jews Biography #1: Ursell Levy by Dr Dean Irwin

This post explores the career of Ursell Levy, a Lincoln Jew who held property in the town at the time of the Expulsion.

Towards blockchain based federated learning in categorizing healthcare monitoring devices on artificial intelligence of medical things investigative framework (2024)
Journal Article
Ahmed, S. T., Mahesh, T. R., Srividhya, E., Vinoth Kumar, V., Khan, S. B., Albuali, A., & Almusharraf, A. (in press). Towards blockchain based federated learning in categorizing healthcare monitoring devices on artificial intelligence of medical things investigative framework. BMC Medical Imaging, 24(1), 105. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12880-024-01279-4

Categorizing Artificial Intelligence of Medical Things (AIoMT) devices within the realm of standard Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices, particularly at the server and computational layers, poses a formidable challe... Read More about Towards blockchain based federated learning in categorizing healthcare monitoring devices on artificial intelligence of medical things investigative framework.

Association of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) expression and obesity: A systematized review (2024)
Journal Article
Fojas, E. G., Lessan, N., Chiong, M. A., & Naemi, R. (in press). Association of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) expression and obesity: A systematized review. #Journal not on list, 48, 100546. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.obmed.2024.100546

Several studies have associated glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) overexpression with obesity due to its roles in proinflammatory signalling. However, a systematic review has not been reported to synthesize and evaluate the... Read More about Association of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) expression and obesity: A systematized review.

Nature-based solutions to increase rice yield: An experimental assessment of the role of birds and bats as agricultural pest suppressors in West Africa (2024)
Journal Article
Sottomayor, M., Palmeirim, A. F., Meyer, C. F. J., De Lima, R. F., Rocha, R., & Rainho, A. (2024). Nature-based solutions to increase rice yield: An experimental assessment of the role of birds and bats as agricultural pest suppressors in West Africa. Agriculture, ecosystems & environment, 370, Article 109067. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2024.109067

Rice is widely consumed as a staple food, being cultivated worldwide. However, in West Africa, production is not enough to satisfy demand. Rice often suffers intensive damage by herbivorous arthropods that affect quality and quantity of the grain. Bi... Read More about Nature-based solutions to increase rice yield: An experimental assessment of the role of birds and bats as agricultural pest suppressors in West Africa.

Advancing solar energy integration: Unveiling XAI insights for enhanced power system management and sustainable future (2024)
Journal Article
Nallakaruppan, M., Shankar, N., Bhuvanagiri, P. B., Padmanaban, S., & Bhatia Khan, S. (2024). Advancing solar energy integration: Unveiling XAI insights for enhanced power system management and sustainable future. Ain Shams Engineering Journal ASEJ / Ain Shams University, 15(6), 102740. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asej.2024.102740

Solar energy has emerged as a vital renewable alternative to fossil fuels, enhancing environmental sustainability in response to the pressing need to reduce carbon emissions. However, the integration of solar power into the electric... Read More about Advancing solar energy integration: Unveiling XAI insights for enhanced power system management and sustainable future.

Solidarity and gender in protest novels: Bessie Head’s 'The Cardinals' and Miriam Tlali’s 'Muriel at Metropolitan' (2024)
Journal Article
Nivesjö, S. (2024). Solidarity and gender in protest novels: Bessie Head’s 'The Cardinals' and Miriam Tlali’s 'Muriel at Metropolitan'. #Journal not on list, 50(3), 31-47. https://doi.org/10.4314/eia.v50i3.3

This article analyses the critical role of gender within racial solidarity in anti-apartheid protest writing by comparing Bessie Head’s The Cardinals and Miriam Tlali’s Muriel at Metropolitan. Both novels depict the protagonist’s experience of being... Read More about Solidarity and gender in protest novels: Bessie Head’s 'The Cardinals' and Miriam Tlali’s 'Muriel at Metropolitan'.

THE CAPACITY MYSTERY: how can education and practice placement providers collaborate to maximise and expand learning environment capacity for student midwives whilst maintaining quality assurance. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Furber, C. (2024, May). THE CAPACITY MYSTERY: how can education and practice placement providers collaborate to maximise and expand learning environment capacity for student midwives whilst maintaining quality assurance. Paper presented at Royal College of Midwife annual conference, Liverpool

Features in extractive supervised single-document summarization: case of Persian news (2024)
Journal Article
Rezaei, H., Mirhosseini, S. A. M., Shahgholian, A., & Saraee, M. (in press). Features in extractive supervised single-document summarization: case of Persian news. Language Resources and Evaluation, 1 - 19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10579-024-09739-7

Text summarization has been one of the most challenging areas of research in NLP. Much effort has been made to overcome this challenge by using either abstractive or extractive methods. Extractive methods are preferable due to their simplicity compar... Read More about Features in extractive supervised single-document summarization: case of Persian news.

Identifying sustainable retrofit challenges of historical Buildings: A systematic review (2024)
Journal Article
Panakaduwa, C., Coates, P., & Munir, M. (2024). Identifying sustainable retrofit challenges of historical Buildings: A systematic review. Energy and Buildings, 313, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2024.114226

The UK is reported to have approximately 400,000 historical buildings as listed buildings and buildings in conservation sites. Due to the historical value of these buildings, the level of changes possible to these buildings is limited. However, the g... Read More about Identifying sustainable retrofit challenges of historical Buildings: A systematic review.

Nano-Additives in Asphalt Binder: Bridging the Gap between Traditional Materials and Modern Requirements (2024)
Journal Article
Albayati, A. H., Latief, R. H., Al-Mosawe, H., & Wang, Y. (2024). Nano-Additives in Asphalt Binder: Bridging the Gap between Traditional Materials and Modern Requirements. Applied Sciences, 14(10), 3998. https://doi.org/10.3390/app14103998

This research delves into the realm of asphalt technology, exploring the potential of nano-additives to enhance traditional asphalt binder properties. Focusing on Nano-Titanium Dioxide (NT), Nano-Aluminum Oxide (NA), and Nano-Silica Oxide (NS), this... Read More about Nano-Additives in Asphalt Binder: Bridging the Gap between Traditional Materials and Modern Requirements.

Numerical simulation of natural convection in a rectangular enclosure filled with porous medium saturated with magnetic nanofluid using Buongiorno’s two-component model (2024)
Journal Article
Venkatadri, K., Murthy, K. V. N., Bég, T. A., Bég, O. A., & Kuharat, S. (2024). Numerical simulation of natural convection in a rectangular enclosure filled with porous medium saturated with magnetic nanofluid using Buongiorno’s two-component model. #Journal not on list, https://doi.org/10.1002/cjce.25300

Motivated by studying emerging nanofluid-based magnetic fuel cells and hybrid direct absorber solar collectors, a numerical study is presented for buoyancy-driven flow in a vertical enclosure containing a porous medium saturated with magnetised nanof... Read More about Numerical simulation of natural convection in a rectangular enclosure filled with porous medium saturated with magnetic nanofluid using Buongiorno’s two-component model.

An evidence-based approach to re-engaging students by re-framing support for success (2024)
Journal Article
Power, J., Jones-Devit, S., & Griffiths, A. (2024). An evidence-based approach to re-engaging students by re-framing support for success. #Journal not on list, 6(1), 1-26

Improving student retention and engagement is a high priority for the sector. This study presents an approach adopted within a large Academic School to re-engage students who might otherwise have been withdrawn from the system. The work presented con... Read More about An evidence-based approach to re-engaging students by re-framing support for success.

An evidence based approach to re-engaging students by re-framing support for success (2024)
Journal Article
Power, J., Griffiths, A., & Jones-Devitt, S. (2024). An evidence based approach to re-engaging students by re-framing support for success. Innovative practice in higher education, 6(1), 1-26

Improving student retention and engagement is a high priority for the sector. This study presents an approach adopted within a large Academic School to re-engage students who might otherwise have been withdrawn from the system. The work presented con... Read More about An evidence based approach to re-engaging students by re-framing support for success.

Examining well-being and cognitive function in people with long Covid and ME/CFS, and age-matched healthy controls: A Case-Case-Control Study (2024)
Journal Article
E.M. Sanal-Hayes, N., Mclaughlin, M., D. Hayes, L., C.J. Berry, E., & F. Sculthorpe, N. (in press). Examining well-being and cognitive function in people with long Covid and ME/CFS, and age-matched healthy controls: A Case-Case-Control Study. American Journal of Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2024.04.041

Purpose Well-being and cognitive function had not previously been compared between people with long COVID and people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Therefore, this study examined well-being and cognitive function i... Read More about Examining well-being and cognitive function in people with long Covid and ME/CFS, and age-matched healthy controls: A Case-Case-Control Study.

Individual strength changes following a very brief intervention on national strength training guidelines in adults aged 50 - 75 years (2024)
Journal Article
Gluchowski, D. A. (2024). Individual strength changes following a very brief intervention on national strength training guidelines in adults aged 50 - 75 years. https://doi.org/10.31189/2165-7629-13-s2.351

BACKGROUND There is little evidence that the public or healthcare practitioners are aware of and implementing the strength training component of the United Kingdom’s (UK) Chief Medical Officers’ physical activity guidelines in practice. Our study aim... Read More about Individual strength changes following a very brief intervention on national strength training guidelines in adults aged 50 - 75 years.

Defining Mechanistic Pathways for Anthropogenic Noise Impact on Avian Species (2024)
Journal Article
Engel, M. S., Young, R. J., Davies, W. J., Waddington, D., & Wood, M. D. (2024). Defining Mechanistic Pathways for Anthropogenic Noise Impact on Avian Species. Current Pollution Reports, 10(2), 247-276. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40726-024-00303-z

Purpose of Review: This review collates and analyses data on noise exposure of birds in relation to avian hearing system performance. It provides new insights into the mechanistic pathways of anthropogenic noise impact on avian species. Recent Findin... Read More about Defining Mechanistic Pathways for Anthropogenic Noise Impact on Avian Species.

“His fight or flight kicked in and here we are”: Investigating the construction of a perpetrator within a dark fandom (2024)
Journal Article
Norwood, E., & Coen, S. (in press). “His fight or flight kicked in and here we are”: Investigating the construction of a perpetrator within a dark fandom. Psychology of Popular Media Culture,

Dark fandoms are online communities of individuals who express fascination for those who have perpetrated violent crimes (cfr. Broll, 2020 . Much of the previous literature on these communities has studied fans of school shootings. The present study... Read More about “His fight or flight kicked in and here we are”: Investigating the construction of a perpetrator within a dark fandom.

Decoupled SculptorGAN Framework for 3D Reconstruction and Enhanced Segmentation of Kidney Tumors in CT Images (2024)
Journal Article
Suman Prakash, P., Kiran Rao, P., Suresh Babu, E., Khan, S. B., Almusharraf, A., & Quasim, M. T. (2024). Decoupled SculptorGAN Framework for 3D Reconstruction and Enhanced Segmentation of Kidney Tumors in CT Images. IEEE Access, 1-1. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2024.3389504

Our proposed work, SculptorGAN, represents a novel advancement in the domain of medical imaging, for the accurate and automatic diagnosis of renal tumors, using the techniques and principles of Generative Adversarial Network (GAN). This dichotomous f... Read More about Decoupled SculptorGAN Framework for 3D Reconstruction and Enhanced Segmentation of Kidney Tumors in CT Images.