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Quality in undergraduate education: how powerful knowledge disrupts inequality (2017)
Book
McLean, M., Abbas, A., & Ashwin, P. (2017). Quality in undergraduate education: how powerful knowledge disrupts inequality. Bloomsbury Publishing

Globally, the appetite for higher education is great, but what do students and societies gain? Quality in Undergraduate Education foregrounds the importance of knowledge acquisition at university. Many argue that university education is no longer a p... Read More

Recognizing the Presence of Hidden Visual Markers in Digital Images (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Xu, L., French, A. P., Towey, D., & Benford, S. (2017). Recognizing the Presence of Hidden Visual Markers in Digital Images. In Proceedings of the on Thematic Workshops of ACM Multimedia 2017, 210-218. https://doi.org/10.1145/3126686.3126761

As the promise of Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) becomes more realistic, an interesting aspect of our enhanced living environment includes the availability — indeed the potential ubiquity — of scannable markers. Such markers could represen... Read More

Gateways, gates and gatu: liminal spaces at the centre of things (2017)
Book Chapter
Baker, J., & Brookes, S. (2017). Gateways, gates and gatu: liminal spaces at the centre of things. In C. Orsini, S. Semple, & S. Mui (Eds.), Life on the edge: social, religious and political frontiers in early medieval EuropeBraunschweigisches Landesmuseum with the Internationales Sachsensymposion

Taking a broader view of things: towards a transdisciplinary approach to cancer (2017)
Journal Article
Rauch, C., Blott, S., & Stewart, S. (2017). Taking a broader view of things: towards a transdisciplinary approach to cancer. doi:10.13133/2532-5876_2.10

Cancer is widely considered an abnormality that emerges from within the body and which must be destroyed and defeated. But we still do not know precisely how and why cancer starts, and while a ‘magic bullet’ cure has failed to materialise, those adop... Read More

Managing cultural tourism in post-conflict areas: the Kurdistan Federal Region, Iraq (2017)
Journal Article
Braim, K., McCabe, S., Rickly, J. M., & Gadi, M. (2017). Managing cultural tourism in post-conflict areas: the Kurdistan Federal Region, Iraq. Tourism Today: The Journal of the College of Tourism and Hotel Management, 111-130

Conflict and post-conflict areas often suffer several challenges regarding tourism development owing to poor infrastructure, low investment, a lack of appropriate tourism management planning, and poor implementation mechanisms. Much research has been... Read More

Techniques in international law-making: extrapolation, analogy, form and the emergence of an international law of disaster relief (2017)
Journal Article
Sivakumaran, S. (2017). Techniques in international law-making: extrapolation, analogy, form and the emergence of an international law of disaster relief. European Journal of International Law, 28(4), doi:10.1093/ejil/chx066

This article traces the emergence of an international law of disaster relief from a patchwork of norms through to a holistic body of international law. It argues that, for many years, the international law of disaster relief existed in piecemeal fash... Read More

Internet of Things in Health Trends Through Bibliometrics and Text Mining (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Konstantinidis, S., Billis, A., Wharrad, H., & Bamidis, P. D. (2017). Internet of Things in Health Trends Through Bibliometrics and Text Mining. In Informatics for Health: Connected Citizen-Led Wellness and Population Health, 73-77. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-753-5-73

Recently a new buzzword has slowly but surely emerged, namely the Internet of Things (IoT). The importance of IoT is identified worldwide both by organisations and governments and the scientific community with an incremental number of publications du... Read More

Combining residual networks with LSTMs for lipreading (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Stafylakis, T., & Tzimiropoulos, G. (in press). Combining residual networks with LSTMs for lipreading. doi:10.21437/Interspeech.2017-85

We propose an end-to-end deep learning architecture for word level visual speech recognition. The system is a combination of spatiotemporal convolutional, residual and bidirectional Long Short-Term Memory networks. We trained and evaluated it on the... Read More

Industrial R&D expenditure: its determinants and propensity of technology transfer of top ten companies in Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan (2017)
Journal Article
Goh, B. K. B., Yee, A. S. V., Kendall, G., & Chong, A. L. (2017). Industrial R&D expenditure: its determinants and propensity of technology transfer of top ten companies in Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan. doi:10.7545/ajip.2017.6.3.354

Global research and development (R&D) spending has increased in recent years as the need for new technologies has grown and structural changes in the market have become evident. R&D and its transfer into the commercial sector have an important relati... Read More

1,8-Bis(silylamido)naphthalene complexes of magnesium and zinc synthesized through alkane elimination reactions (2017)
Journal Article
Birchall, C., Bradley, M. A., Bradley, M., Birchall, C., Blake, A. J., Lewis, W., …Kays, D. L. (in press). 1,8-Bis(silylamido)naphthalene complexes of magnesium and zinc synthesized through alkane elimination reactions. Dalton Transactions, 46(12), 4101-4110. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7dt00471k

The reactions between magnesium or zinc alkyls and 1,8-bis(triorganosilyl)diaminonaphthalenes afford the 1,8-bis(triorganosilyl)diamidonaphthalene complexes with elimination of alkanes. The reaction between 1,8-C10H6(NSiMePh2H)2 and one or two equiva... Read More

Runes and commemoration in Anglo-Saxon England (2017)
Journal Article
Findell, M., & Kopár, L. (2017). Runes and commemoration in Anglo-Saxon England. Fragments, 6, 110-137

Runic inscriptions are of interest not only as evidence of language and literacy in early medieval England, but also of the cultural functions of the objects on which they appear. In this paper, we present three case studies to examine the ways in wh... Read More

Probing the carbon-hydrogen activation of alkanes following photolysis of Tp’Rh(CNR)(carbodiimide): a computational and time-resolved infrared spectroscopic study (2017)
Journal Article
Guan, J., Wriglesworth, A., Zhong Sun, X., Brothers, E. N., Zarić, S. D., Evans, M., …George, M. W. (2017). Probing the carbon-hydrogen activation of alkanes following photolysis of Tp’Rh(CNR)(carbodiimide): a computational and time-resolved infrared spectroscopic study. Journal of the American Chemical Society, doi:10.1021/jacs.7b12152

Carbon–hydrogen bond activation reactions of alkanes by Tp’Rh(CNR) (Tp’ = Tp = trispyrazolylborate or Tp* = tris(3,5-dimethylpyrazolyl)borate) were followed by timeresolved infrared spectroscopy (TRIR) in the υ(CNR) and υ(BH) spectral regions on Tp*R... Read More

Do really the audience's views efficiently boost built heritage conservation policies? (2017)
Journal Article
Jasim, M., Hanks, L., & Borsi, K. (2017). Do really the audience's views efficiently boost built heritage conservation policies?

The role of the audience in re-manufacturing built heritage sites and formulating their conservation policies has often been outlawed by the full control of the site authority through its singularity in formulating these policies. Excluding the local... Read More

How do board and chief executive characteristics influence executive compensation in non-profit organizations? The case of UK charities (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Nguyen, T., & Soobaroyen, T. (2017). How do board and chief executive characteristics influence executive compensation in non-profit organizations? The case of UK charities

This paper examines the influence of trustee board composition and chief executive officer (CEO) characteristics on the CEO compensation levels in the UK charitable sector. We find that a higher extent of board diversity and the existence of a remune... Read More