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Lithological mapping of the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus, using airborne LiDAR topographic data (2009)
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Grebby, S., Cunningham, D., Naden, J., & Tansey, K. (2010). Lithological mapping of the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus, using airborne LiDAR topographic data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114(4), doi:10.1016/j.rse.2009.11.006. ISSN 0034-4257

Traditional field-based lithological mapping can be a time-consuming, costly and challenging endeavour when large areas need to be investigated, where terrain is remote and difficult to access and where the geology is highly variable over short dista... Read More

Evolution and stability of cosmic string loops with Y-junctions (2009)
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Bevis, N., Copeland, E. J., Martin, P., Niz, G., Pourtsidou, A., Saffin, P. M., & Steer, D. (2009). Evolution and stability of cosmic string loops with Y-junctions. Physical Review D, 80(12), doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.80.125030. ISSN 2470-0010

We study the evolution of non-periodic cosmic string loops containing Y-junctions, such as may form during the evolution of a network of (p,q) cosmic superstrings. We set up and solve the Nambu-Goto equations of motion for a loop with junctions, focu... Read More

Identification of sortase A (SrtA) substrates in Streptococcus uberis: evidence for an additional hexapeptide (LPXXXD) sorting motif (2009)
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Egan, S. A., Kurian, D., Ward, P. N., Hunt, L., & Leigh, J. A. (2009). Identification of sortase A (SrtA) substrates in Streptococcus uberis: evidence for an additional hexapeptide (LPXXXD) sorting motif. Journal of Proteome Research, 9(2), doi:10.1021/pr901025w. ISSN 1535-3893

Sortase (a transamidase) has been shown to be responsible for the covalent attachment of proteins to the bacterial cell wall. Anchoring is effected on secreted proteins containing a specific cell wall motif toward their C-terminus; that for sortase A... Read More

Comparative attainment of 5-year undergraduate and 4-year graduate entry medical students moving into foundation training (2009)
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Manning, G., & Garrud, P. (2009). Comparative attainment of 5-year undergraduate and 4-year graduate entry medical students moving into foundation training. BMC Medical Education, 9(76), doi:10.1186/1472-6920-9-76

Background Graduate entry medicine is a recent innovation in UK medical training. Evidence is sparse at present as to progress and attainment on these programmes. Shared clinical rotations, between an established 5-year and a new graduate entry co... Read More

The democratic role of campaign journalism: partisan representation and public participation (2009)
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Birks, J. (2010). The democratic role of campaign journalism: partisan representation and public participation. Journalism Practice, 4(2), doi:10.1080/17512780903407437. ISSN 1751-2786

Campaign journalism is a distinctive but under-researched form of editorialised news reporting that aims to influence politicians rather than inform voters. In this it diverges from liberal norms of social responsibility, but instead campaigning new... Read More

Health, hygiene and biosecurity: tribal knowledge claims in the UK poultry industry (2009)
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Nerlich, B., Brown, B., & Crawford, P. (2009). Health, hygiene and biosecurity: tribal knowledge claims in the UK poultry industry. Health, Risk and Society, 11(6), doi:10.1080/13698570903329441. ISSN 1369-8575

Since 1997 the world has been facing the threat of a human influenza pandemic that may be caused by an avian virus and the poultry industry around the globe has been grappling with the highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza H5N1, or in more info... Read More

Governing prostitution in colonial Delhi: from cantonment regulations to international hygiene (1864-1939) (2009)
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Legg, S. (in press). Governing prostitution in colonial Delhi: from cantonment regulations to international hygiene (1864-1939). Social History, 34(4), doi:10.1080/03071020903257018. ISSN 0307-1022

This article explores the social and governmental geographies of colonial Delhi, India. It seeks contrasts and comparisons between two periods in the city's history. The first period is delimited by the ‘Mutiny’ of 1857 and the transfer of the capita... Read More

Graduate entry to medicine: widening psychological diversity (2009)
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James, D., Ferguson, E., Powis, D., Bore, M., Munro, D., Symonds, I., & Yates, J. (2009). Graduate entry to medicine: widening psychological diversity. BMC Medical Education, 9(Novemb), doi:10.1186/1472-6920-9-67. ISSN 1472-6920

Abstract Background: At Nottingham University more than 95% of entrants to the traditional 5-year medical course are school leavers. Since 2003 we have admitted graduate entrants (GEM) to a shortened (4-year) course to 'widen access to students from... Read More

Investigating participation in Advanced level mathematics: a study of student drop out (2009)
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Noyes, A., & Sealey, P. (2009). Investigating participation in Advanced level mathematics: a study of student drop out. Research Papers in Education, 27(1), doi:10.1080/02671520903288885. ISSN 0267-1522

There has for some years been a growing concern about participation in university-entrance level mathematics in England and across the developed world. Extensive statistical analyses present the decline but offer little to help us understand the cau... Read More

Trading Auntie: the exploitation and protection of intellectual property rights during the BBC’s monopoly years (2009)
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Johnson, C. (2009). Trading Auntie: the exploitation and protection of intellectual property rights during the BBC’s monopoly years. New Review of Film and Television Studies, 7(4), doi:10.1080/17400300903307019. ISSN 1740-0309

Most histories of British television date the emergence of a trade in programming to the mid- to late-1950s when recording technologies turned previously ephemeral programmes into exchangeable goods and ITV brought a commercial impetus to British bro... Read More

Reading through photography: Roland Barthes’s last seminar “Proust et la photographie” (2009)
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Yacavone, K. (2009). Reading through photography: Roland Barthes’s last seminar “Proust et la photographie”. French Forum, 34(1), doi:10.1353/frf.0.0064. ISSN 0098-9355

Focused on Roland Barthes’s notes for the last seminar of his Collège de France lecture series, entitled “Proust et la photographie,” this article considers the later Barthes’s conceptions of reading and writing, arguing that they are closely intertw... Read More

Eucharistic celebrations: the chasm between idea and action (2009)
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O'Loughlin, T. (2009). Eucharistic celebrations: the chasm between idea and action. New Blackfriars, 91(1034), doi:10.1111/j.1741-2005.2009.01322.x. ISSN 0028-4289

The two changes (1, a new rite; and 2. the move to the vernacular) that occurred in the eucharistic liturgy of the Roman Rite have often been seen as simply evolutionary, liturgical variations: this perception suited that time of great change in the... Read More

Determination of material parameters in the chaboche unified viscoplasticty model (2009)
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Gong, Y., Hyde, C. J., Sun, W., & Hyde, T. Determination of material parameters in the chaboche unified viscoplasticty model. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 16-19, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.16-19.955. ISSN 1660-9336

An experimental programme of cyclic mechanical testing of a 316 stainless steel, at temperatures up to 600°C, under isothermal conditions, for the identification of material constitutive constants, has been carried out using a thermo-mechanical fatig... Read More

Heligmosomoides bakeri: a model for exploring the biology and genetics of resistance to chronic gastrointestinal nematode infections (2009)
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nematode infections. Parasitology, 136(12), doi:10.1017/S0031182009006003. ISSN 0031-1820

The intestinal nematode Heligmosomoides bakeri has undergone 2 name changes during the last 4 decades. Originally, the name conferred on the organism in the early 20th century was Nematospiroides dubius, but this was dropped in favour of Heligmosomoi... Read More