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Advancements in intrusion detection: A lightweight hybrid RNN-RF model (2024)
Journal Article
Khan, N., Mohmand, M. I., Rehman, S. U., Ullah, Z., Khan, Z., & Boulila, W. (in press). Advancements in intrusion detection: A lightweight hybrid RNN-RF model. PloS one, 19(6), e0299666. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0299666

Computer networks face vulnerability to numerous attacks, which pose significant threats to our data security and the freedom of communication. This paper introduces a novel intrusion detection technique that diverges from traditional methods by leve... Read More about Advancements in intrusion detection: A lightweight hybrid RNN-RF model.

The attitudes of general practices towards clinical research. (2024)
Journal Article
Bond-Simmons, J. (in press). The attitudes of general practices towards clinical research. British Journal of General Practice, 74(suppl 1), bjgp24X737817. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp24X737817

During the financial year 2021/2022, the PANORAMIC study utilised the primary care setting to provide vital research into oral antivirals for COVID-19, recruiting more than 26 000 participants. Alongside the relentless work conducted by practices in... Read More about The attitudes of general practices towards clinical research..

Strength Training Messaging Webinar (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Gluchowski, A. (2024, June). Strength Training Messaging Webinar

Joint webinar between Greater Manchester Moving and Ashley Gluchowski of University of Salford to discuss their latest research, the co-design of strength training messaging guidelines.

A multi-weapon detection using ensembled learning (2024)
Journal Article
Abdullah, M., Al-Noori, A. H. Y., Suad, J., & Tariq, E. (in press). A multi-weapon detection using ensembled learning. Journal of Intelligent Systems, 33(1), 20230060. https://doi.org/10.1515/jisys-2023-0060

Recently, the level of criminals and terrorists using light weapons (such as knives and firearms) has increased rapidly around the world. Unfortunately, most current surveillance systems are still based mainly on human monitoring and intervention. Fo... Read More about A multi-weapon detection using ensembled learning.

“The souls of the children … Give me strength”: 1980s Horror Movie Marketing and the Life and Death of the “Brand Boogeymen” (2024)
Journal Article
Mellor, N. (2024). “The souls of the children … Give me strength”: 1980s Horror Movie Marketing and the Life and Death of the “Brand Boogeymen”. #Journal not on list, 7(1), 41–63

This article examines the socio-economic landscape of the 1980s and how brand marketing was used to take advantage of high concepts, home video and audience appetites to help establish some of the most enduring horror films of all time. It will discu... Read More about “The souls of the children … Give me strength”: 1980s Horror Movie Marketing and the Life and Death of the “Brand Boogeymen”.

The Post-Work Imagination (2024)
Book Chapter
Frayne, D. (2024). The Post-Work Imagination. In The Post-Work Imagination: Perspectives from Philosophy and the Social Sciences. Routledge

In his chapter ‘The Post-Work Imagination’, Frayne offers a possible reading of the term ‘post-work’ as a style of enquiry designed to puncture today’s job-centred societies, where all manner of economic, social and psychological functions are tied t... Read More about The Post-Work Imagination.

Investigation on the structure and performance of supported Ni nanoparticles for the hydrogenation of furfural (2024)
Journal Article
Chen, X., Alijani, S., Gallarati, S., Tessore, F., Jaen, J. J. D., Gianolio, D., …Arrigo, R. (in press). Investigation on the structure and performance of supported Ni nanoparticles for the hydrogenation of furfural. ChemCatChem, https://doi.org/10.1002/cctc.202400229

In this study, nickel nanoparticles were successfully synthesized using two methods: the hot‐injection method and a room temperature colloidal synthesis using dioctyl tartrate as a capping agent. Each approach yielded Ni nanoparticles with unique mor... Read More about Investigation on the structure and performance of supported Ni nanoparticles for the hydrogenation of furfural.

Tracing climate and human-driven erosional activity in the Transylvania lowlands (Central-Eastern Europe) during the Holocene (2024)
Journal Article
Hutchinson, S. M., Haliuc, A., & Feurdean, A. (2024). Tracing climate and human-driven erosional activity in the Transylvania lowlands (Central-Eastern Europe) during the Holocene. Holocene, https://doi.org/10.1177/09596836241254477

Erosion is a complex geomorphological process controlled by climate, soil and vegetation characteristics in addition to land-use. However, the interplay of these drivers is not fully understood. Here we present a 11.8 ka multi-proxy record of geochem... Read More about Tracing climate and human-driven erosional activity in the Transylvania lowlands (Central-Eastern Europe) during the Holocene.

Invisible yet Again: The Underrepresentation of Women’s Climate Work in the Media (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Beedles, P. (2024, June). Invisible yet Again: The Underrepresentation of Women’s Climate Work in the Media. Paper presented at MeCCSA Climate Change Network conference, The University of Westminster

Climate activism attracts a significant number of women in the UK, including politicians such as Caroline Lucas and Natalie Bennett, academics such as Julie Doyle and Richa Sharma, and community activist such as Gail Bradbrook (Extinction Rebellion)... Read More about Invisible yet Again: The Underrepresentation of Women’s Climate Work in the Media.

A cost-of-learning crisis: Poverty among university students (2024)
Other
Beck, D. (2024). A cost-of-learning crisis: Poverty among university students. [Blog]. Online

As the academic year for many draws to an end, many students across the UK will be breathing a sigh of relief, not simply because the summer represents a break from studying per se, but because a campus breather such as this offers respite from possi... Read More about A cost-of-learning crisis: Poverty among university students.

Enablers and Barriers to Delivering Person Centred Dementia Care: Perceptions and Experiences of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiography Practitioners (2024)
Journal Article
Higgins, R., Spacey, A., & Innes, A. (in press). Enablers and Barriers to Delivering Person Centred Dementia Care: Perceptions and Experiences of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiography Practitioners. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2024.101441

Introduction: There is a lack of evidence about the experiences of radiographers providing care to people living with dementia (PLWD). This study explored the perceptions and experiences of radiography practitioners when delivering person-centred de... Read More about Enablers and Barriers to Delivering Person Centred Dementia Care: Perceptions and Experiences of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiography Practitioners.

Pioneering Net Zero Homes: A Study of Bellway “The Future Home” Simulation Calibration (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Tsang, C., Fitton, R., Hernandez, H. D., Henshaw, G., & Sitmalidis, A. (2024). Pioneering Net Zero Homes: A Study of Bellway “The Future Home” Simulation Calibration.

This paper demonstrates how Bellway's "The Future Home (TFH)" project contributes to the decarbonisation of UK housing stock, providing valuable insight into building net zero homes. A dynamic simulation model was initially created using design U-val... Read More about Pioneering Net Zero Homes: A Study of Bellway “The Future Home” Simulation Calibration.

Exploring the efficacy of sawdust ash as a mineral filler substitute for the production of asphalt mixtures (2024)
Journal Article
Sukhija, M., Al-ani, A. F., Mohammad, H. K., Albayati, A., & Wang, Y. (2024). Exploring the efficacy of sawdust ash as a mineral filler substitute for the production of asphalt mixtures. Materials and Structures, 57(5), https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-024-02402-1

Many waste materials can be repurposed effectively within asphalt concrete to enhance the performance and sustainability of pavement. One of these waste materials is sawdust ash (SDA). This study explores the beneficial use of SDA as a substitute for... Read More about Exploring the efficacy of sawdust ash as a mineral filler substitute for the production of asphalt mixtures.

Intelligent Recognition of Multimodal Human Activities for Personal Healthcare (2024)
Journal Article
Sannasi Chakravarthy, S. R., Bharanidharan, N., Vinoth Kumar, V., Mahesh, T. R., Khan, S. B., Almusharraf, A., & Albalawi, E. (2024). Intelligent Recognition of Multimodal Human Activities for Personal Healthcare. IEEE Access, 1-1. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2024.3405471

Nowadays, the advancements of wearable consumer devices have become a predominant role in healthcare gadgets. There is always a demand to obtain robust recognition of heterogeneous human activities in complicated IoT environments. The knowledge att... Read More about Intelligent Recognition of Multimodal Human Activities for Personal Healthcare.

A Qualitative Study exploring the Barriers and Facilitators to Older Women’s Workplace Wellbeing in the UK (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Edge, C. (2024, June). A Qualitative Study exploring the Barriers and Facilitators to Older Women’s Workplace Wellbeing in the UK. Presented at Gender Diversity Across Europe – Devising Solutions from Interdisciplinary & Intersectoral Perspectives, Bern, Switzerland

Theory/Research Question: Recent evidence suggests life stress accumulation over the life course disproportionately negatively impacts wellbeing, cognition and health in older women (Gómez-Gallego & Gómez-García, 2019; Miller et al., 2021). Older wom... Read More about A Qualitative Study exploring the Barriers and Facilitators to Older Women’s Workplace Wellbeing in the UK.

Enhancing brain tumor classification in MRI scans with a multi-layer customized convolutional neural network approach (2024)
Journal Article
Albalawi, E., Thakur, A., Dorai, D. R., Khan, S. B., Mahesh, T. R., Almusharraf, A., …Anwar, M. S. (in press). Enhancing brain tumor classification in MRI scans with a multi-layer customized convolutional neural network approach. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 18, 1418546. https://doi.org/10.3389/fncom.2024.1418546

Background: The necessity of prompt and accurate brain tumor diagnosis is unquestionable for optimizing treatment strategies and patient prognoses. Traditional reliance on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) analysis, contingent upon expert interpretati... Read More about Enhancing brain tumor classification in MRI scans with a multi-layer customized convolutional neural network approach.

The conceptualisation of the ethnic person: A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis of how race and ethnicity are constructed in the literature of digital psychotherapies for depression (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Rodríguez-Dorans, E., Omylinska-Thurston, J., Liverpool, S., Viliardos, L., & Karkou, V. (2024). The conceptualisation of the ethnic person: A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis of how race and ethnicity are constructed in the literature of digital psychotherapies for depression.

Race and ethnicity constitute demographic data often collected in mental health research. However, their conceptualisation is unclear and their categorisation inconsistent, which affects how they are reported, analysed, and evaluated against research... Read More about The conceptualisation of the ethnic person: A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis of how race and ethnicity are constructed in the literature of digital psychotherapies for depression.

Expressive suppression mediates the relationship between sleep quality and generalized anxiety symptomology (2024)
Journal Article
Bendall, R. C. A., Elton, S. N., & Hughes, A. T. L. (2024). Expressive suppression mediates the relationship between sleep quality and generalized anxiety symptomology. Scientific reports, 14(1), 13575. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-024-63939-3

Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent worldwide mental health disorder, resulting in high societal costs. Emotion regulation and sleep quality are associated with the development of psychopathologies including anxiety. However, it is unknown wheth... Read More about Expressive suppression mediates the relationship between sleep quality and generalized anxiety symptomology.

The interactive potential of emergent narrative through spatial nesting of the cinematic experience. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Prokopic, P., & Sayer, J. (2024, June). The interactive potential of emergent narrative through spatial nesting of the cinematic experience. Paper presented at The Interactive Film & Media Conference, Toronto Metropolitan University

Common application of the term ‘interactive’ within film and cinema tends to require the creation of hyper-narratives. However, this can have implications for the viewer’s emotional connection to and experience of the film. Contemporary interactive f... Read More about The interactive potential of emergent narrative through spatial nesting of the cinematic experience..