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Fulham 878–79: a new consideration of Viking manoeuvres (2012)
Journal Article
Baker, J., & Brookes, S. (2012). Fulham 878–79: a new consideration of Viking manoeuvres. Viking and Medieval Scandinavia, 8, doi:10.1484/J.VMS.1.103193

This paper uses evidence from a variety of disciplines in order to re-evaluate an apparently enigmatic event reported in several early sources – the landing of a Viking force at Fulham in 878. It examines the vocabulary of written accounts of their a... Read More

The regulation of human papillomavirus gene expression by the E2 protein: keeping a finger in every pie (2012)
Book Chapter
Graham, S. V., & Gaston, K. L. (2012). The regulation of human papillomavirus gene expression by the E2 protein: keeping a finger in every pie. In K. Gaston (Ed.), Small DNA tumour viruses, 37--53. Caister Academic Press

The human papillomavirus (HPV) genome is around 8000 base pairs in length and it encodes only eight proteins, a limited number of protein isoforms and no known microRNAs. Despite this relative paucity of genes and gene products these viruses are high... Read More

Optimization of switching losses and capacitor voltage ripple using model predictive control of a cascaded H-bridge multi-level StatCom (2012)
Journal Article
Townsend, C. D., Summers, T. J., Vodden, J. A., Watson, A. J., Betz, R. E., & Clare, J. C. (2013). Optimization of switching losses and capacitor voltage ripple using model predictive control of a cascaded H-bridge multi-level StatCom. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 28(7), doi:10.1109/TPEL.2012.2219593

This paper further develops a Model Predictive Control (MPC) scheme which is able to exploit the large number of redundant switching states available in a multi-level H-bridge StatCom (H-StatCom). The new sections of the scheme provide optimised meth... Read More

A comparison of the content of memory rehabilitation groups for patients with neurological disabilities (2012)
Journal Article
O'Brien, M. C., das Nair, R., & Lincoln, N. (2012). A comparison of the content of memory rehabilitation groups for patients with neurological disabilities. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 23(3), doi:10.1080/09602011.2012.753920

The aim of the study was to compare the fidelity of manualised group memory rehabilitation programmes for participants with neurological disabilities. A sample of 11 neurological patients with memory problems, enrolled in a ran¬domised controlled tri... Read More

Development of a poststroke checklist to standardize follow-up care for stroke survivors (2012)
Journal Article
Philp, I., Brainin, M., Walker, M. F., Ward, A. B., Gillard, P., Shields, A. L., & Norrving, B. (2013). Development of a poststroke checklist to standardize follow-up care for stroke survivors. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 22(7), doi:10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2012.10.016

Background: Long-termcare for stroke survivors is fragmented and lacks an evidence-based, easy-to-use tool to identify persistent long-term problems among stroke survivors and streamline referral for treatment. We sought to develop a poststroke check... Read More

Analysis of ripening-related gene expression in papaya using an Arabidopsis-based microarray (2012)
Journal Article
Fabi, J. P., Seymour, G. B., Graham, N. S., Broadley, M. R., May, S., Lajolo, F. M., …Oliveira do Nascimento, J. R. (in press). Analysis of ripening-related gene expression in papaya using an Arabidopsis-based microarray. BMC Plant Biology, 12, doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-242

Background Papaya (Carica papaya L.) is a commercially important crop that produces climacteric fruits with a soft and sweet pulp that contain a wide range of health promoting phytochemicals. Despite its importance, little is known about transcrip... Read More

What do we mean by wet? Geoarchaeology and the reconstruction of water availability (2012)
Journal Article
Jones, M. D. (2013). What do we mean by wet? Geoarchaeology and the reconstruction of water availability. Quaternary International, 308-309, 76-79. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2012.12.015

Geoarchaeology has a key role to play in the human-climate-environment debate, including research into the controls and variability of water availability. However its interdisciplinarity can cause complications as well as advantages and leads to conf... Read More

Soft-bound synaptic plasticity increases storage capacity (2012)
Journal Article
van Rossum, M. C., Shippi, M., & Barrett, A. B. (2012). Soft-bound synaptic plasticity increases storage capacity. PLoS Computational Biology, 8(12), doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002836

Accurate models of synaptic plasticity are essential to understand the adaptive properties of the nervous system and for realistic models of learning and memory. Experiments have shown that synaptic plasticity depends not only on pre- and post-synapt... Read More

Use of metered-dose inhaler electronic monitoring in a real-world asthma randomized controlled trial (2012)
Journal Article
Patel, M., Pilcher, J., Travers, J., Perrin, K., Shaw, D., Black, P., …Beasley, R. (2013). Use of metered-dose inhaler electronic monitoring in a real-world asthma randomized controlled trial. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, 1(1), doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2012.08.004

Background Electronic monitoring of inhaled asthma medications is one method to measure medication adherence and patterns of use. Information on the performance of monitors in a randomized controlled trial allows researchers and clinicians to unde... Read More

A neural network approach to predicting price negotiation outcomes in business-to-business contexts (2012)
Journal Article
Moosmayer, D. C., Chong, A. Y. L., Liu, M. J., & Schuppar, B. (2013). A neural network approach to predicting price negotiation outcomes in business-to-business contexts. Expert Systems with Applications, 40(8), doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2012.12.018

Price premiums are a key profit driver for long-term business relationships. For sellers in business-to-business (B2B) relationships, it is important to have appropriate strategies to negotiate price increases without trading off the relationships wi... Read More

Can GPs working in secure environments in England re-license using the Royal College of General Practitioners revalidation proposals? (2012)
Journal Article
Coomber, J., Charlton, R., Thistlethwaite, J. E., & England, L. (2012). Can GPs working in secure environments in England re-license using the Royal College of General Practitioners revalidation proposals?. BMC Family Practice, 13(123), doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-123

Background Revalidation for UK doctors is expected to be introduced from late 2012. For general practitioners (GPs), this entails collecting supporting information to be submitted and assessed in a revalidation portfolio every five years. The aim of... Read More

The cosmology of the Fab-Four (2012)
Journal Article
Copeland, E. J., Padilla, A., & Saffin, P. M. (2012). The cosmology of the Fab-Four. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2012(12), doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2012/12/026

We have recently proposed a novel self tuning mechanism to alleviate the famous cosmological constant problem, based on the general scalar tensor theory proposed by Horndeski. The self-tuning model ends up consisting of four geometric terms in the ac... Read More

Profiling strugglers in a graduate-entry medicine course at Nottingham: a retrospective case study (2012)
Journal Article
Garrud, P., & Yates, J. (2012). Profiling strugglers in a graduate-entry medicine course at Nottingham: a retrospective case study. BMC Medical Education, 12(Decemb), doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-124

Background 10-15% of students struggle at some point in their medicine course. Risk factors include weaker academic qualifications, male gender, mental illness, UK ethnic minority status, and poor study skills. Recent research on an undergraduate... Read More

Recapitulation of tumor heterogeneity and molecular signatures in a 3D brain cancer model with decreased sensitivity to histone deacetylase inhibition (2012)
Journal Article
Smith, S. J., Wilson, M., Ward, J. H., Rahman, C. V., Peet, A. C., Macarthur, D. C., …Rahman, R. (2012). Recapitulation of tumor heterogeneity and molecular signatures in a 3D brain cancer model with decreased sensitivity to histone deacetylase inhibition. PLoS ONE, 7(12), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052335

INTRODUCTION Physiologically relevant pre-clinical ex vivo models recapitulating CNS tumor micro-environmental complexity will aid development of biologically-targeted agents. We present comprehensive characterization of tumor aggregates generated... Read More

Click chemistry in carbon nanoreactors (2012)
Journal Article
Rance, G. A., Solomonsz, W. A., & Khobystov, A. N. (2013). Click chemistry in carbon nanoreactors. Chemical Communications, 49(11), doi:10.1039/C2CC38035H

Copper-nanoparticle catalytic centres anchored at the 5 graphitic step-edges within hollow carbon nanoreactors exhibit superior activity and stability in cycloaddition reactions as compared to catalytic centres outside the nanoreactors. Nanoscale con... Read More

Glucose: an energy currency and structural precursor in articular cartilage and bone with emerging roles as an extracellular signaling molecule and metabolic regulator (2012)
Journal Article
Mobasheri, A. (2012). Glucose: an energy currency and structural precursor in articular cartilage and bone with emerging roles as an extracellular signaling molecule and metabolic regulator. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 3(153), doi:10.3389/fendo.2012.00153

In the skeletal system glucose serves as an essential source of energy for the development, growth, and maintenance of bone and articular cartilage. It is particularly needed for skeletal morphogenesis during embryonic growth and fetal development. G... Read More

A comparative study of adhesion of melanoma and breast cancer cells to blood and lymphatic endothelium (2012)
Journal Article
Safuan, S., Storr, S. J., Patel, P. M., & Martin, S. G. (2012). A comparative study of adhesion of melanoma and breast cancer cells to blood and lymphatic endothelium. Lymphatic Research and Biology, 10(4), doi:10.1089/lrb.2012.0007

Background: Lymphovascular invasion (LVI) is an important step in the metastatic cascade; tumor cell migration and adhesion to blood and lymphatic vessels is followed by invasion through the vessel wall and subsequent systemic spread. Although prim... Read More

An innovative psychometric solar-powered water desalination system (2012)
Journal Article
Shatat, M., Riffat, S., & Gan, G. (2016). An innovative psychometric solar-powered water desalination system. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, 11(2), doi:10.1093/ijlct/cts075

Important advances have been made in solar water desalination technology but their wide application is restricted by relatively high capital and running costs. Until recently, solar concentrator collectors had usually been employed to distill water i... Read More

Enhancing thermal properties of asphalt materials for heat storage and transfer applications (2012)
Journal Article
Dawson, A. R., Dehdezi, P. K., Hall, M. R., Wang, J., & Isola, R. (in press). Enhancing thermal properties of asphalt materials for heat storage and transfer applications. Road Materials and Pavement Design, 13(4), doi:10.1080/14680629.2012.735791

The paper considers extending the role of asphalt concrete pavements to become solar heat collectors and storage systems. The majority of the construction cost is already procured for such pavements and only marginal additional costs are likely to be... Read More

The placental renin-angiotensin system and oxidative stress in pre-eclampsia (2012)
Journal Article
Mistry, H., Kurlak, L., & Broughton Pipkin, F. (2013). The placental renin-angiotensin system and oxidative stress in pre-eclampsia. Placenta, 34(2), doi:10.1016/j.placenta.2012.11.027

There is an inverse correlation between human birthweight and umbilical venous angiotensin II (AngII) concentrations. Oxidative stress and increased pro-renin receptor (PRR) both enhance the cleavage of angiotensin I from angiotensinogen (AGT). Pre-e... Read More