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A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient education in preventing and reducing the incidence or recurrence of adult diabetes foot ulcers (DFU) (2018)
Journal Article
Adiewere, P., Gillis, R. B., Imran Jiwani, S., Meal, A., Shaw, I., & Adams, G. G. (2018). A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient education in preventing and reducing the incidence or recurrence of adult diabetes foot ulcers (DFU). Heliyon, 4(5), doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2018.e00614

Background The World Health Organization (WHO) states that diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) are associated with disability, death among patients with diabetes and substantial costs, if not prevented or managed effectively. The aim here is to examine the... Read More

Gender inequalities in the City of London advertising industry (2018)
Journal Article
Wang, A., & Crewe, L. (2018). Gender inequalities in the City of London advertising industry. Environment and Planning A, 50(3), (671-688). doi:10.1177/0308518X17749731. ISSN 0308-518X

This paper explores gender relations in the City of London advertising industry. It argues that the gender imbalance in the highest ranking positions and the stifled career progression of women in the industry are a result of social, structural and i... Read More

Earth observation for citizen science validation, or citizen science for earth observation validation? The role of quality assurance of volunteered observations (2017)
Journal Article
Leibovici, D. G., Williams, J., Rosser, J. F., Hodges, C., Chapman, C., Higgins, C., & Jackson, M. J. (2017). Earth observation for citizen science validation, or citizen science for earth observation validation? The role of quality assurance of volunteered observations. Data, 2(4), doi:10.3390/data2040035

Environmental policy involving citizen science (CS) is of growing interest. In support of this open data stream of information, validation or quality assessment of the CS geo-located data to their appropriate usage for evidence-based policy making ne... Read More

Connecting community through film in ITE English (2017)
Book Chapter
McIntyre, J., & Jones, S. (2017). Connecting community through film in ITE English. In D. Stevens, & K. Lockney (Eds.), Students, places and identities in English and the artsRoutledge

This chapter offers a critical exploration of the work of beginning teachers of secondary English at the University of Nottingham, who have been involved, alongside their own pupils, in a series of film-making projects which have taken place annually... Read More

Managing social responsibility in Chinese agriculture supply chains through the “a company + farmers” model (2017)
Journal Article
Fu, S., Zhan, Y., & Tan, K. H. (in press). Managing social responsibility in Chinese agriculture supply chains through the “a company + farmers” model. European Business Review, 29(3), doi:10.1108/EBR-01-2016-0012

Purpose:Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has received a large amount of attention in research and in practice. As a response to the growing awareness of and concern about social and environmental issues, an increasing number of companies are int... Read More

The impact of extrafamilial victimization and poly-victimization on the psychological well-being of English young people (2017)
Journal Article
Jackson-Hollis, V., Joseph, S., & Browne, K. (2017). The impact of extrafamilial victimization and poly-victimization on the psychological well-being of English young people. Child Abuse and Neglect, 67, doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2017.03.004

Childhood victimization impacts on the well-being of children and young people, particularly those experiencing an extreme amount of different types of victimization (i.e., poly-victims). However, limited attention has been given to the impact of dif... Read More

A web of opportunity or the same old story? Women digital entrepreneurs and intersectionality theory (2016)
Journal Article
Martinez Dy, A. C., Marlow, S., & Martin, L. (2016). A web of opportunity or the same old story? Women digital entrepreneurs and intersectionality theory. Human Relations, 70(3), 286-311. doi:10.1177/0018726716650730

This article critically analyses the manner in which intersectionality and related social positionality shape digital enterprise activities. Despite popular claims of meritocratic opportunity enactment within traditional forms of entrepreneurship, as... Read More

Unethical power Europe? Something fishy about EU trade and development policies (2016)
Journal Article
Gegout, C. (in press). Unethical power Europe? Something fishy about EU trade and development policies. Third World Quarterly, 37(12), 2192-2210. doi:10.1080/01436597.2016.1176855

This article analyses the impact of European Union (EU) policies in the field of fisheries on development in Africa. It contests the premise that the EU promotes local economies, and argues that it often contributes to depleting fish stocks, distorti... Read More

Coming together or drifting apart? Income maintenance in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom (2016)
Journal Article
Pierson, C., & Humpage, L. (2016). Coming together or drifting apart? Income maintenance in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Politics and Policy, 44(2), 261-293. doi:10.1111/polp.12150

There has been long-standing debate in the comparative welfare state literature as to whether social policy regimes come to look more alike over time (“converge”) or else retain their distinctiveness. In this article, we explore this question throug... Read More

Rigorous morality: norms, values, and the comparative politics of human rights (2016)
Journal Article
Landman, T. (2016). Rigorous morality: norms, values, and the comparative politics of human rights. Human Rights Quarterly, 38(1), doi:10.1353/hrq.2016.0014

This paper argues that there is a strong role for empirical analysis to be used to address fundamental normative questions. Using human rights as an example, the article shows that the evolution of the international regime of human rights provides a... Read More

Arts-based approaches to research with children: living with mess (2015)
Book Chapter
Parry, B. (2015). Arts-based approaches to research with children: living with mess. In E. Stirling, & D. Yamada-Rice (Eds.), Visual methods with children and young people: academics and visual industries in dialoguePalgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/9781137402295

Policy masquerading as science: an examination of non-state actor involvement in European risk assessment policy for genetically modified animals (2015)
Journal Article
Hartley, S. (in press). Policy masquerading as science: an examination of non-state actor involvement in European risk assessment policy for genetically modified animals. Journal of European Public Policy, 23(2), doi:10.1080/13501763.2015.1049196

In 2013, at the request of the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) announced a new risk assessment policy: Guidance on the environmental risks of genetically modified (GM) animals (‘Guidance’). This policy specifies the iss... Read More

Enhancing the spatial resolution of satellite-derived land surface temperature mapping for urban areas (2015)
Journal Article
Feng, X., Foody, G., Aplin, P., & Gosling, S. (2015). Enhancing the spatial resolution of satellite-derived land surface temperature mapping for urban areas. Sustainable Cities and Society, 19, doi:10.1016/j.scs.2015.04.007

Land surface temperature (LST) is an important environmental variable for urban studies such as those focused on the urban heat island (UHI). Though satellite-derived LST could be a useful complement to traditional LST data sources, the spatial resol... Read More

Gone for good? Subsidies with export share requirements in China: 2002–13 (2015)
Journal Article
Defever, F., & Riaño, A. (2015). Gone for good? Subsidies with export share requirements in China: 2002–13. World Bank Economic Review, 29(supp 1), S135-S144. doi:10.1093/wber/lhv020

This paper presents a simple model of subsidies with export share requirements (ESR) in a heterogeneous firm environment. A two-country general equilibrium version of the model with a single 100% ESR is calibrated using firm-level data from the 2002... Read More

The meta Taylor rule (2015)
Journal Article
Lee, K., Morley, J., & Shields, K. (2015). The meta Taylor rule. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 47(1), doi:10.1111/jmcb.12169

We characterise U.S. monetary policy within a generalized Taylor rule framework that accommodates uncertainties about the duration of policy regimes and the specification of the rule, in addition to the standard parameter and stochastic uncertainties... Read More

Modern slavery research: the UK picture (2015)
Report
Bales, K., Hedwards, B., Silverman, B., Costaguta, L., Trodd, Z., & Wright, N. (2015). Modern slavery research: the UK picture. Independent Anti Slavery Commissioner's Office

A social licence for science: capturing the public or co-constructing research? (2014)
Journal Article
Raman, S., & Mohr, A. (2014). A social licence for science: capturing the public or co-constructing research?. Social Epistemology, 28(3-4), doi:10.1080/02691728.2014.922642

The “social licence to operate” has been invoked in science policy discussions including the 2007 Universal Ethical Code for scientists issued by the UK Government Office for Science. Drawing from sociological research on social licence and STS inter... Read More

Social media and protest mobilization: evidence from the Tunisian revolution (2014)
Journal Article
Breuer, A., Landman, T., & Farquhar, D. (2014). Social media and protest mobilization: evidence from the Tunisian revolution. Democratization, 22(4), doi:10.1080/13510347.2014.885505

This article explores how social media acted as a catalyst for protest mobilization during the Tunisian revolution in late 2010 and early 2011. Using evidence from protests we argue that social media acted as an important resource for popular mobiliz... Read More