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A fully coupled computational framework for fluid pressurised crack evolution in porous media (2019)
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Hardcastle, A., Mousavi Nezhad, M., Rezania, M., Tizani, W., & Gamage Ranjith, P. (2019). A fully coupled computational framework for fluid pressurised crack evolution in porous media. Journal of Porous Media, 22(8), 939-956. https://doi.org/10.1615/jpormedia.2019025665

This paper presents a computational framework for modelling hydraulic fracture on the basis of combining continuum porous media and damage theories. By considering the continuum as two separate domains of damaged and intact porous domains, model comp... Read More

The dynamics of quasiregular maps of punctured space (2019)
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Nicks, D. A., & Sixsmith, D. J. (2019). The dynamics of quasiregular maps of punctured space. Indiana University Mathematics Journal, 68(1), 323–352. doi:10.1512/iumj.2019.68.7556

The Fatou-Julia iteration theory of rational and transcendental entire functions has recently been extended to quasiregular maps in more than two real dimensions. Our goal in this paper is similar; we extend the iteration theory of analytic self-maps... Read More

Exploring primary care responses to domestic violence and abuse (DVA): operationalisation of a national initiative (2019)
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McGarry, J., Hussain, B., & Watts, K. (2019). Exploring primary care responses to domestic violence and abuse (DVA): operationalisation of a national initiative. Journal of Adult Protection, 21(2), 144-154. doi:10.1108/JAP-10-2018-0025

Purpose: In the UK, the Referral to Improve Safety (IRIS) initiative has been developed for use within primary care to support women survivors of domestic violence and abuse (DVA). However, while evaluated nationally, less is known regarding impact o... Read More

Celebrating Matthew’s Passion narrative (2019)
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O'Loughlin, T. (2019). Celebrating Matthew’s Passion narrative. Pastoral Review, 15(2), 15-18

Twice each year, on Palm Sunday and Good Friday, the reading of the gospel becomes visibly a liturgical event in its own right. On these occasions the dramatic reading with several voices may replace the solitary tone of the deacon/priest. Yet in mos... Read More

A quantitative analysis of attitudes toward pornography use in secure hospitals: sexual, violent and non-offenders (2019)
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Mellor, E., & Duff, S. (2019). A quantitative analysis of attitudes toward pornography use in secure hospitals: sexual, violent and non-offenders. Journal of Forensic Practice, 21(2), 112-123. doi:10.1108/JFP-12-2018-0049

Purpose: To investigate the attitudes of staff members in secure hospitals, and the general population toward pornography use and their decision making regarding access to pornography. Methodology: A between participants design was used whereby 324... Read More

A fresh view on the hard/soft law divide: implications for international insolvency of enterprise groups (2019)
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Mevorach, I. (2019). A fresh view on the hard/soft law divide: implications for international insolvency of enterprise groups. Michigan Journal of International Law, 40(3), 505-530

It is the orthodox belief that treaties and—within the EU—directly applicable regulations represent hard, binding international law, while other international instruments-including model laws-are forms of soft law. In a previous publication 2 I discu... Read More

The Role of Mentoring in Transformational Change in Housing Association Mergers (2019)
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Rafique, M. (2019). The Role of Mentoring in Transformational Change in Housing Association Mergers. International Journal of Management and Applied Research, 6(3), 97-115. https://doi.org/10.18646/2056.63.19-007

Mentoring is a developing phenomenon and is widely used in the not-for-profit sector in the UK. Whereas, housing association mergers and the post-merger staff integration remain neglected areas of research. Qualitative data collected from 13 particip... Read More

Bio-inspired Transparent Microfluidic Platform as Transformable Networks for Solar Modulation (2019)
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Alston, M. E., Pottgiesser, U., & Knaack, U. (2019). Bio-inspired Transparent Microfluidic Platform as Transformable Networks for Solar Modulation. Journal of Facade Design and Engineering, 7(1), 89-100. https://doi.org/10.7480/jfde.2019.1.2785

The glazed envelopes on buildings play a major role in operational energy consumption as they define the boundary conditions between climate and thermal comfort. Such a façade is viewed as an uncontrolled load that sets the operational performance re... Read More

Posttraumatic growth as a process and an outcome: Vexing problems and paradoxes seen from the perspective of humanistic psychology (2019)
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Joseph, S. (2019). Posttraumatic growth as a process and an outcome: Vexing problems and paradoxes seen from the perspective of humanistic psychology. Humanistic Psychologist, doi:10.1037/hum0000156

The aim of this article is to discuss the concept of posttraumatic growth (PTG) from the perspective of humanistic psychology. Research findings in PTG have posed what seem to be challenging theoretical questions. Questions that seem perplexing or pa... Read More

Not all play equipment is created equal: associations between equipment at home and children's physical activity (2019)
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Moss, K. M., Dobson, A. J., Edwards, K., Hesketh, K. D., Chang, Y., & Mishra, G. D. (2019). Not all play equipment is created equal: associations between equipment at home and children's physical activity. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2019-0075

Background: Play equipment at home could be targeted in interventions to increase children’s physical activity (PA), but evidence is mixed, potentially because current methods do not reflect children’s lived experience. This study investigated associ... Read More

Behavioural Differences in Dogs with Atopic Dermatitis Suggest Stress Could Be a Significant Problem Associated with Chronic Pruritus (2019)
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Harvey, N. D., Craigon, P. J., Shaw, S. C., Blott, S. C., & England, G. C. (2019). Behavioural Differences in Dogs with Atopic Dermatitis Suggest Stress Could Be a Significant Problem Associated with Chronic Pruritus. Animals, 9(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/ani9100813

Canine atopic dermatitis (cAD) is a common allergic skin condition in dogs that causes chronic pruritus. The overall quality of life in dogs with cAD is known to be reduced, and human patients with pruritic conditions report significant psychological... Read More

Optimising Decarbonisation Investment for Firms towards Environmental Sustainability (2019)
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Tran, T., Mao, Y., & Siebers, P. (2019). Optimising Decarbonisation Investment for Firms towards Environmental Sustainability. Sustainability, 11(20), https://doi.org/10.3390/su11205718

We develop a mixed-integer non-linear programming model for firms’ decarbonisation investment decision-making towards a sustainable environment. Our model seeks the optimal investment for a firm to achieve maximum profit under constraints derived fro... Read More

"Corresponding Views"? The Role of Harriet Taylor in the Development of John Stuart Mill's Socialism (2019)
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McCabe, H. (in press). "Corresponding Views"? The Role of Harriet Taylor in the Development of John Stuart Mill's Socialism. Nineteenth-Century Prose,

John Stuart Mill’s assertion that his politics were best described as ‘under the general designation of Socialist’ is often ignored, and – where acknowledged – blamed on his wife, Harriet Taylor. In this article, I explore this particular ‘Harriet Ta... Read More

Modulation of T regulatory and dendritic cell phenotypes following ingestion of Bifidobacterium longum, active hexose correlated compound (AHCC®) and azithromycin in healthy individuals (2019)
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Chowdhury, A. H., Cámara, M., Verma, C., Eremin, O., Kulkarni, A. D., & Lobo, D. N. (2019). Modulation of T regulatory and dendritic cell phenotypes following ingestion of Bifidobacterium longum, active hexose correlated compound (AHCC®) and azithromycin in healthy individuals. Nutrients, 11(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11102470

The probiotic Bifidus BB536 (BB536), which contains Bifidobacterium longum, has been shown to have enhanced probiotic effects when given together with a standardized extract of cultured Lentinula edodes mycelia (AHCC®, Amino Up Co. Ltd., Sapporo, Jap... Read More

Pharmacokinetics and Tissue Distribution of an Orally Administered Mucoadhesive Chitosan-Coated 1 Amphotericin B-Loaded Nanostructured Lipid Carrier (NLC) in Rats (2019)
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Ling, J. T. S., Roberts, C., & Billa, N. (2019). Pharmacokinetics and Tissue Distribution of an Orally Administered Mucoadhesive Chitosan-Coated 1 Amphotericin B-Loaded Nanostructured Lipid Carrier (NLC) in Rats. Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition, https://doi.org/10.1080/09205063.2019.1680926

Oral delivery of amphotericin B (AmpB) is desirable because it provides a more patient-friendly mode of administration compared to the current delivery approach akin with the marketed AmpB formulations. The goal of the study was to investigate the p... Read More

A tetrapeptide class of biased analgesics from an Australian fungus targets the μ-opioid receptor (2019)
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Dekan, Z., Sianati, S., Yousuf, A., Sutcliffe, K. J., Gillis, A., Mallet, C., …Christie, M. J. (2019). A tetrapeptide class of biased analgesics from an Australian fungus targets the μ-opioid receptor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1908662116

An Australian estuarine isolate ofPenicilliumsp. MST-MF667 yielded3 tetrapeptides named the bilaids with an unusual alternating LDLDchirality. Given their resemblance to known short peptide opioidagonists, we elucidated that they were weak (Kilow mic... Read More

Designing quantum experiments with a genetic algorithm (2019)
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Nichols, R., Mineh, L., Rubio, J., Matthews, J. C. F., & Knott, P. A. (in press). Designing quantum experiments with a genetic algorithm. Quantum Science and Technology,

We introduce a genetic algorithm that designs quantum optics experiments for engineering quantum states with specic properties. Our algorithm is powerful and exible, and can easily be modied to nd methods of engineering states for a range of applicat... Read More

Virtual Element Method for Quasilinear Elliptic Problems (2019)
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Cangiani, A., Chatzipantelidis, P., Diwan, G., & Georgoulis, E. (2019). Virtual Element Method for Quasilinear Elliptic Problems. IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1093/imanum/drz035

A Virtual Element Method (VEM) for the quasilinear equation −div(κ κ κ(u)gradu) = f using general polygonal and polyhedral meshes is presented and analysed. The nonlinear coefficient is evaluated with the piecewise polynomial projection of the virtua... Read More

Imaging functional recovery following ischemic stroke: clinical and preclinical fMRI studies (2019)
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Crofts, A., Kelly, M. E., & Gibson, C. L. (2019). Imaging functional recovery following ischemic stroke: clinical and preclinical fMRI studies. Journal of Neuroimaging, https://doi.org/10.1111/jon.12668

Disability and effectiveness of physical therapy are highly variable following ischemic stroke due to different brain regions being affected. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies of patients in the months and years following stroke ha... Read More

Complex and dynamic transcriptional changes allow the helminth Fasciola gigantica to adjust to its intermediate snail and definitive mammalian hosts (2019)
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Zhang, X., Cwiklinski, K., Hu, R., Zheng, W., Sheng, Z., Zhang, F., …Zhu, X. (2019). Complex and dynamic transcriptional changes allow the helminth Fasciola gigantica to adjust to its intermediate snail and definitive mammalian hosts. BMC Genomics, 20, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-6103-5

Background The tropical liver fluke, Fasciola gigantica causes fasciolosis, an important disease of humans and livestock. We characterized dynamic transcriptional changes associated with the development of the parasite in its two hosts, the snail in... Read More