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The Struggle for Democracy in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Sharp Power and its Discontents (2020)
Book
Fulda, A. (2020). The Struggle for Democracy in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Sharp Power and its Discontents. Abingdon: Palgrave Macmillan

The key question at the heart of this book is to what extent political activists in mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong have made progress in their quest to liberalise and democratise their respective polities. Taking a long historical perspective,... Read More about The Struggle for Democracy in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Sharp Power and its Discontents.

Describing Return to Work after Stroke: A Feasibility Trial of 12-month Outcomes (2020)
Journal Article
Radford, K., Grant, M. I., Sinclair, E. J., Kettlewell, J., & Watkin, C. (2020). Describing Return to Work after Stroke: A Feasibility Trial of 12-month Outcomes. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 52(4), https://doi.org/10.2340/16501977-2647

Objective : Stroke is the greatest cause of disability in adults; a quarter affect people of working age, yet under half return to work. There has been little investigation into what constitutes a ‘return to work’ following stroke. This study descri... Read More about Describing Return to Work after Stroke: A Feasibility Trial of 12-month Outcomes.

A Qualitative Investigation into the Cultural Master Narrative for Overcoming Trauma and Adversity in the United Kingdom (2020)
Journal Article
Blackie, L. E. R., Colgan, J. E. V., Mcdonald, S., & Mclean, K. C. (2020). A Qualitative Investigation into the Cultural Master Narrative for Overcoming Trauma and Adversity in the United Kingdom. Qualitative Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1037/qup0000163

esearch in the field of narrative psychology has found that redemption—a narrative sequence in which people recount emotionally negative experiences as having positive endings—is a useful mechanism for coping with adversity. Redemption has been viewe... Read More about A Qualitative Investigation into the Cultural Master Narrative for Overcoming Trauma and Adversity in the United Kingdom.

Vocabulary in Language Teaching (2020)
Book
Schmitt, N., & Schmitt, D. (in press). Vocabulary in Language Teaching. (2nd). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP)

Internationally recognised as one of the leading texts in its field, this volume offers a comprehensive introduction to vocabulary for language teachers who would like to know more about the way vocabulary works. Two leading specialists make research... Read More about Vocabulary in Language Teaching.

Identifying migrants in medieval England: the possibilities and limitations of place-name evidence (2020)
Book Chapter
Carroll, J. (2020). Identifying migrants in medieval England: the possibilities and limitations of place-name evidence. In J. Story, W. Ormrod, & E. Tyler (Eds.), Migrants in Medieval England, c. 500-1500Oxford University Press

Many English place-names came into existence in the early medieval period as descriptive, meaningful phrases (‘the river estate’, ‘the clear stream’, ‘Edward’s farm’, and so on).They evolved in the conversation of ordinary people as they referred to... Read More about Identifying migrants in medieval England: the possibilities and limitations of place-name evidence.

The Communist International of Queer Films: The Radical Culture of the Beijing Queer Film Festival (2020)
Book Chapter
Bao, H. (in press). The Communist International of Queer Films: The Radical Culture of the Beijing Queer Film Festival. In S. Presence, M. Wayne, & J. Newsinger (Eds.), Contemporary Radical Film Culture: Networks, Organisation and Activists. , (190-202). Routledge

This chapter addresses the Euro-American-centrism in the study of radical film cultures by examining cinematic and political practices in a non-Western context. It shifts radical film research’s traditional emphasis on class to an intersectional appr... Read More about The Communist International of Queer Films: The Radical Culture of the Beijing Queer Film Festival.

Cognitive enhancers derived from edible crops (2020)
Journal Article
Chapman, N., & Fisk, I. (in press). Cognitive enhancers derived from edible crops. Journal of Nutrition and Health Sciences, 7(1),

The concept of an effective cognitive boosting nootropic supplement is gaining traction with consumers, neuroscientists and regulators alike and it is therefore unsurprising that scientifically validated Nootropics are highly prized. New research dem... Read More about Cognitive enhancers derived from edible crops.

Locating Gendered Representation in European Union Member States (2020)
Book Chapter
Daniel, W., & Aldrich, A. (in press). Locating Gendered Representation in European Union Member States. In P. J. Cardwell, & M. Granger (Eds.), Research Handbook on the Politics of EU Law. Edward Elgar Publishing

While the EU does not set specific legal requirements for its member states’ electoral systems, it is perhaps one of the world’s best learning laboratories for comparing the effects of electoral design. The EU is also, in many ways, a leader in the p... Read More about Locating Gendered Representation in European Union Member States.

Professional Communication: Consultancy, Advocacy, Activism (2020)
Book
Mullany, L. (Ed.). (in press). Professional Communication: Consultancy, Advocacy, Activism. London: Palgrave Macmillan

This edited book presents contemporary empirical research investigating the use of language in professional settings, drawing on the contributions of a set of internationally-renowned authors. The book takes a critical approach to understanding profe... Read More about Professional Communication: Consultancy, Advocacy, Activism.

Development and Reporting of Prediction Models: Guidance for Authors From Editors of Respiratory, Sleep, and Critical Care Journals (2020)
Journal Article
Leisman, D. E., Harhay, M. O., Lederer, D. J., Abramson, M., Adjei, A. A., Bakker, J., …Maslove, D. M. (2020). Development and Reporting of Prediction Models: Guidance for Authors From Editors of Respiratory, Sleep, and Critical Care Journals. Critical Care Medicine, 48(5), 623-633. https://doi.org/10.1097/ccm.0000000000004246

Prediction models aim to use available data to predict a health state or outcome that has not yet been observed. Prediction is primarily relevant to clinical practice, but is also used in research, and administration. While prediction modeling involv... Read More about Development and Reporting of Prediction Models: Guidance for Authors From Editors of Respiratory, Sleep, and Critical Care Journals.

Sermons and Preaching (2020)
Book Chapter
Appleby, D. (2020). Sermons and Preaching. In J. Coffey (Ed.), The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions: Volume I: The Post-Reformation Era, 1559-1689. Oxford University Press

Modelling the interactions between defect mechanisms on metal bridges (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Hamer, M., Calvert, G., Andrews, J., & Neves, L. (in press). Modelling the interactions between defect mechanisms on metal bridges. In Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management, Life-Cycle Sustainability and Innovations: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2020)

Bridge asset managers have finite resources at their disposal to minimise the risk of structural failure and ensure bridges are maintained to a suitable safety threshold. Any maintenance strategy must be efficient in its use of resources and deliver... Read More about Modelling the interactions between defect mechanisms on metal bridges.

Long-term thermal sensitivity of Earth’s tropical forests (2020)
Journal Article
Costa, F., Sullivan, M. J. P., Lewis, S. L., Affum-Baffoe, K., Castilho, C., Feldpausch, T. R., …Phillips, O. L. (2020). Long-term thermal sensitivity of Earth’s tropical forests. Science, 368(6493), 869-874. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaw7578

The sensitivity of tropical forest carbon to climate is a key uncertainty in predicting global climate change. Although short-term drying and warming are known to affect forests, it is unknown if such effects translate into long-term responses. Here,... Read More about Long-term thermal sensitivity of Earth’s tropical forests.

Human Bocavirus infection and respiratory tract disease identified in a UK patient cohort (2020)
Journal Article
Bagasi, A. A., Howson-Wells, H. C., Clark, G., Tarr, A. W., Soo, S., Irving, W. L., & McClure, C. P. (2020). Human Bocavirus infection and respiratory tract disease identified in a UK patient cohort. Journal of Clinical Virology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2020.104453

Background Since its first isolation in 2005, Human Bocavirus (HBoV) has been repeatedly associated with acute respiratory tract infections, although its role in pathogenicity remains unclear due to high co-infection rates. Objectives To asses... Read More about Human Bocavirus infection and respiratory tract disease identified in a UK patient cohort.

The 2016 EU Referendum: Explaining support for Brexit among would-be British MPs (2020)
Journal Article
Townsley, J., Trumm, S., & Milazzo, C. (2020). The 2016 EU Referendum: Explaining support for Brexit among would-be British MPs. Political Studies,

The outcome of the 2016 referendum on European Union membership took many by surprise and has continued to define the political discourse in Britain. Despite there being a growing body of research focused on explaining how voters cast their ballot, w... Read More about The 2016 EU Referendum: Explaining support for Brexit among would-be British MPs.

Early Mamlūk Ashʿarism against Ibn Taymiyya on the Nonliteral Reinterpretation (taʾwīl) of God’s attributes (2020)
Book Chapter
Hoover, J. (in press). Early Mamlūk Ashʿarism against Ibn Taymiyya on the Nonliteral Reinterpretation (taʾwīl) of God’s attributes. In A. Shihadeh, & J. Thiele (Eds.), Philosophical theology in Islam : later Ashʿarism East and WestLeiden, Netherlands: Brill Academic Publishers

Modern research on theological production in the early Mamlūk sultanate of Egypt and Syria has focused primarily on the prolific Ḥanbalī theologians Ibn Taymiyya (d. 728/1328) and Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya (d. 751/1350).2 This does not mean, however, th... Read More about Early Mamlūk Ashʿarism against Ibn Taymiyya on the Nonliteral Reinterpretation (taʾwīl) of God’s attributes.


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