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A programme of research to set priorities and reduce uncertainties for the prevention and treatment of skin disease (2016)
Journal Article
Thomas, K. S., Batchelor, J. M., Bath-Hextall, F., Chalmers, J., Clarke, T., Crowe, S., …Williams, H. C. (2016). A programme of research to set priorities and reduce uncertainties for the prevention and treatment of skin disease. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 4(18), doi:10.3310/pgfar04180

Background Skin diseases are very common and can have a large impact on the quality of life of patients and caregivers. This programme addressed four diseases: (1) eczema, (2) vitiligo, (3) squamous cell skin cancer (SCC) and (4) pyoderma gangreno... Read More

Ultraviolet (2016)
Journal Article
Legendre, T. (2016). Ultraviolet

Recent development of catalysts for removal of volatile organic compounds in flue gas by combustion: a review (2016)
Journal Article
Tomatis, M., Xu, H., He, J., & Zhang, X. (in press). Recent development of catalysts for removal of volatile organic compounds in flue gas by combustion: a review. Journal of Chemistry, 2016, doi:10.1155/2016/8324826

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted from anthropogenic sources pose direct and indirect hazards to both atmospheric environment and human health due to their contribution to the formation of photochemical smog and potential toxicity including c... Read More

Characteristics of atmospheric compositions in the background area of Yangtze River delta during heavy air pollution episode (2016)
Journal Article
Xu, H., Pu, J., He, J., Liu, J., Qi, B., & Du, R. (2016). Characteristics of atmospheric compositions in the background area of Yangtze River delta during heavy air pollution episode. Advances in Meteorology, 2016, doi:10.1155/2016/7240486

In order to understand the formation and evolution of recurrent severe haze pollution episodes in Yangtze River Delta, China, a short comparative sampling campaign was conducted at the Lin’an background monitoring station from 25 November 2013 to 14... Read More

Research based theatre in dementia knowledge transfer: views from the front line (2016)
Journal Article
Argyle, E., & Schneider, J. M. (2016). Research based theatre in dementia knowledge transfer: views from the front line. Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 11(2), doi:10.1108/JMHTEP-09-2015-0047

Purpose - Formal ties between the theatre and research dissemination have only recently developed and its general efficacy is largely unknown. Here we aim to redress this neglect by examining the effectiveness of a research based theatrical event in... Read More

Fast global interactive volume segmentation with regional supervoxel descriptors (2016)
Conference Proceeding
French, A. P., Luengo, I., Basham, M., & French, A. P. (2016). Fast global interactive volume segmentation with regional supervoxel descriptors. In Medical Imaging 2016: Image Processing, 97842D. doi:10.1117/12.2216382

In this paper we propose a novel approach towards fast multi-class volume segmentation that exploits supervoxels in order to reduce complexity, time and memory requirements. Current methods for biomedical image segmentation typically require either c... Read More

The law applicable to copyright infringement on the Internet (2016)
Journal Article
Torremans, P. (2016). The law applicable to copyright infringement on the Internet

This article looks at the law applicable to copyright infringement on the Internet. In order to do so we need to look first of all at the rules concerning the applicable law for copyright infringement in general. Here the starting point is the Berne... Read More

Specialist artisans and commodity producers as social actors in early medieval Britain, c. AD 500-1066 (2016)
Book Chapter
Loveluck, C. (2016). Specialist artisans and commodity producers as social actors in early medieval Britain, c. AD 500-1066. In R. Santangeli Valenzani, A. Molinari, L. Spera, & C. Palombi (Eds.), L'archeologia della produzione a Roma (secoli V-XV): atti del convegno internazionale di studi, Roma, 27-29 marzo 2014Ecole francaise de Rome

This contribution explores the many questions that need to be asked in regard to how specialist craft-working was organised in early medieval Britain, and how specialist artisans and traders exercised initiative as social actors. A particular emphasi... Read More

A community arts programme for older people: an evaluation (2016)
Journal Article
evaluation. Mental Health and Social Inclusion, 20(1), doi:10.1108/MHSI-07-2015-0027

Purpose This paper presents an evaluation of a community based arts programme for older people in Nottinghamshire. Design The evaluation was conducted using a combination of pre and post-initiative quantitative questionnaires and qualitative... Read More

The SLUGGS survey: chromodynamical modelling of the lenticular galaxy NGC 1023 (2016)
Journal Article
Cortesi, A., Chies-Santos, A. L., Pota, V., Foster, C., Coccato, L., Mendes de Oliveira, C., …Almeida, A. (2016). The SLUGGS survey: chromodynamical modelling of the lenticular galaxy NGC 1023. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 456(3), doi:10.1093/mnras/stv2753

Globular clusters (GCs) can be considered discrete, long-lived, dynamical tracers that retain crucial information about the assembly history of their parent galaxy. In this paper, we present a new catalogue of GC velocities and colours for the lentic... Read More

Local engagement of Chinese international students in host societies: a perspective of diasporic Chinese community building (CCB) in the UK (2016)
Journal Article
Wu, B. (2016). Local engagement of Chinese international students in host societies: a perspective of diasporic Chinese community building (CCB) in the UK. 华人研究国际学报 / International Journal of Diasporic Chinese Studies, 8(2), doi:10.1142/S1793724816000158

Social changes in diasporic Chinese communities in the 21st century calls for a new approach to understand new dynamics, resources and opportunities to bring together all stakeholders, both Chinese and non-Chinese, toward mutual trust, effective comm... Read More

Collective redress: broadening EU enforcement through state liability? (2016)
Journal Article
Marson, J., & Ferris, K. (2016). Collective redress: broadening EU enforcement through state liability?. European Business Law Review, 27(3), 325-351

This article advances an argument that private enforcement of European Union (EU) rights has largely been stunted due to a series of blocking tactics by Member States, enabled through a form of tacitic subservience of the Court of Justice of the Euro... Read More

Hidden costs of cuts: austerity, civil service management and the motivation of public officials in Central and Eastern Europe after the crisis (2016)
Journal Article
Meyer-Sahling, J., Janta, B., Reinholde, I., & Van Stolk, C. (2016). Hidden costs of cuts: austerity, civil service management and the motivation of public officials in Central and Eastern Europe after the crisis. European Journal of Government and Economics, 5(2),

The implementation of austerity measures presents a dilemma for governments. While austerity measures such as cutbacks aim to reduce costs and enhance public sector efficiency, the same measures might undermine the motivation of employees and, conseq... Read More

Effect of epigenetic inhibitors on lung fibroblast phenotype change in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (2016)
Journal Article
Pasini, A., Brand, O. J., Jenkins, G., Knox, A. J., & Pang, L. (2016). Effect of epigenetic inhibitors on lung fibroblast phenotype change in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Thorax, 71(Supp3), doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-209333.59

Introduction and objectives: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IFP) is a fatal interstitial lung disease with unknown aetiology. Lung myofibroblasts (activated fibrobalsts) are the major effector cells in the pathogenesis of IPF. Transforming growth fac... Read More

The discourse of a ‘smart’ technology: implications for educational practice (2016)
Journal Article
Crook, C. (in press). The discourse of a ‘smart’ technology: implications for educational practice. International Journal of Smart Technology and Learning, 1(1), doi:10.1504/IJSMARTTL.2016.078161

The term ‘smart’ has become widely and sometimes carelessly employed in relation to contemporary design. However, in certain areas of cultural practice it also has acquired a more specialised and focussed meaning. One such area is education. The pres... Read More

The bondage of the affections: willing, feeling, and desiring in Luther's theology, 1513-1525 (2016)
Book Chapter
Zahl, S. (2016). The bondage of the affections: willing, feeling, and desiring in Luther's theology, 1513-1525. In A. Yong, & D. Coulter (Eds.), The spirit, the affections, and the Christian traditionUniversity of Notre Dame

This essay examines the place of affectivity and emotion in Martin Luther's early theology 1513-25. After a critical discussion of the terminological complexities involved in analysing affectivity and the related category of desire in Luther's Latin... Read More

Distal junctional kyphosis in patients with Scheuermann’s disease: a retrospective radiographic analysis (2016)
Journal Article
Ghasemi, A., Stubig, T., Nasto, L. A., Ahmed, M., & Mehdian, H. (in press). Distal junctional kyphosis in patients with Scheuermann’s disease: a retrospective radiographic analysis. European Spine Journal, doi:10.1007/s00586-016-4924-3

Purpose To investigate the relationship between preoperative and postoperative spinopelvic alignment and occurrence of DJK/DJF. Study design/setting This was a retrospective observational cohort study. Patient sample The sample include... Read More

Linear and nonlinear fractional hereditary constitutive laws of asphalt mixtures (2016)
Journal Article
Presti, D., D’Angelo, G., Pinnola, F., Di Paola, M., Mino, G., Di Mino, G., …Presti, D. L. (2016). Linear and nonlinear fractional hereditary constitutive laws of asphalt mixtures. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 22(7), 882-889. doi:10.3846/13923730.2014.914104

Abstract: The aim of this paper is to propose a fractional viscoelastic and viscoplastic model of asphalt mixtures using experimental data of several tests such as creep and creep recovery performed at different temperatures and at different stress l... Read More

Can non-profit boards adequately constrain earnings management? The case of UK charities (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Nguyen, T., & Soobaroyen, T. (2016). Can non-profit boards adequately constrain earnings management? The case of UK charities

This paper aims to investigate the monitoring ability of a typically unpaid board of directors (or trustees) in the context of not-for-profit organizations (NFPOs). More specifically, since it has been found that NFPOs may be involved in managing the... Read More