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Mid-IR supercontinuum generation in birefringent, low loss, ultra-high numerical aperture Ge-As-Se-Te chalcogenide step-index fiber (2019)
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Jayasuriya, D., Petersen, C. R., Furniss, D., Markos, C., Tang, Z., Habib, M. S., …Seddon, A. B. (2019). Mid-IR supercontinuum generation in birefringent, low loss, ultra-high numerical aperture Ge-As-Se-Te chalcogenide step-index fiber. Optical Materials Express, 9(6), 2617-2629. doi:10.1364/ome.9.002617

This work reports on the fabrication and subsequent supercontinuum generation in a Ge-As-Se-Te/Ge-As-Se core/clad chalcogenide step-index fiber with an elliptical-core and an ultra-high numerical aperture of 1.88 ± 0.02 from 2.5 - 15 µm wavelength. T... Read More

Clean-in-place monitoring of different food fouling materials using ultrasonic measurements (2019)
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Escrig, J., Woolley, E., Rangappa, S., Simeone, A., & Watson, N. (2019). Clean-in-place monitoring of different food fouling materials using ultrasonic measurements. Food Control, 104, 358-366. doi:10.1016/j.foodcont.2019.05.013

Clean-in-Place is an autonomous technique used to clean the internal surfaces of processing equipment in the food and drink sector. However, these systems clean for a longer time than required with negative economic and environmental impacts. In th... Read More

Spatially Resolved Acoustic Spectroscopy for Integrity Assessment in Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (2019)
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Dryburgh, P., Pieris, D., Martina, F., Patel, R., Sharples, S., Li, W., …Smith, R. J. (2019). Spatially Resolved Acoustic Spectroscopy for Integrity Assessment in Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing. Additive Manufacturing, 28, 236-251. doi:10.1016/j.addma.2019.04.015

Wire-arc additive manufacturing (WAAM) is an emergent method for the production and repair of high value components. Introduction of plastic strain by inter-pass rolling has been shown to produce grain refinement and improve mechanical properties, ho... Read More

The overlooked cohort? – Improving the taught postgraduate student experience in higher education (2019)
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Coneyworth, L., Jessop, R., Maden, P., & White, G. (2019). The overlooked cohort? – Improving the taught postgraduate student experience in higher education. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 1-12. doi:10.1080/14703297.2019.1617184

Taught postgraduate students in the UK have a limited timeframe for study, with most full-time courses requiring intense scholarship, typically over a 12-month period. Many of these students face challenges and concerns with the transition from under... Read More

A Function-Behaviour-Structure design methodology for adaptive production systems (2019)
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Sanderson, D., Chaplin, J. C., & Ratchev, S. (2019). A Function-Behaviour-Structure design methodology for adaptive production systems. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 1-12. doi:10.1007/s00170-019-03823-x

Adaptive production systems are a key trend in modern advanced manufacturing. This stems from the requirement for the system to respond to disruption , either in the form of product changes or changes to other operational parameters. The design and r... Read More

Casting a black Gandhi: Martin Luther King Jr, American pacifists and the global dynamics of race (2019)
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Hodder, J. (2019). Casting a black Gandhi: Martin Luther King Jr, American pacifists and the global dynamics of race. Journal of American Studies, doi:10.1017/S0021875819000033

Martin Luther King Jr. is widely read through his association with Gandhi’s ideas and practice. Whilst it is important to neither overstate nor ignore this influence, the paper retraces the work undertaken behind-the-scenes to script this relationshi... Read More

Energy Storage Sizing Strategy for Grid-Tied PV Plants under Power Clipping Limitations (2019)
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Müller, N., Kouro, S., Zanchetta, P., Wheeler, P., Bittner, G., & Girardi, F. (2019). Energy Storage Sizing Strategy for Grid-Tied PV Plants under Power Clipping Limitations. Energies, 12(9), doi:10.3390/en12091812

This paper presents an analyses of an Energy Storage System (ESS) for grid-tied photovoltaic (PV) systems, in order to harness the energy usually lost due to PV array oversizing. A real case of annual PV power generation analysis is presented to illu... Read More

Factors influencing adherence to home-based strength and balance exercises among older adults with mild cognitive impairment and early dementia: Promoting Activity, Independence and Stability in Early Dementia (PrAISED) (2019)
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Hancox, J. E., Van Der Wardt, V., Pollock, K., Booth, V., Vedhara, K., & Harwood, R. H. (in press). Factors influencing adherence to home-based strength and balance exercises among older adults with mild cognitive impairment and early dementia: Promoting Activity, Independence and Stability in Early Dementia (PrAISED). PLoS ONE,

Distributed leadership and the Malaysia Education Blueprint: from prescription to partial school-based enactment in a highly centralised context (2019)
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Bush, T., & Ng Yoon Mooi, A. (2019). Distributed leadership and the Malaysia Education Blueprint: from prescription to partial school-based enactment in a highly centralised context. Journal of Educational Administration, 57(3), 279-295. doi:10.1108/JEA-11-2018-0206

Purpose The purpose of the paper is to present and discuss the findings from research on the relationship between leadership theory and policy reform in Malaysia. The research was conducted in two dissimilar Malaysian states. Research Design... Read More

Permanent disappearance and seasonal fluctuation of urban lake area in Wuhan, China monitored with long time series remotely sensed images from 1987 to 2016 (2019)
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Shi, L., Ling, F., Foody, G. M., Chen, C., Fang, S., Li, X., …Du, Y. (2019). Permanent disappearance and seasonal fluctuation of urban lake area in Wuhan, China monitored with long time series remotely sensed images from 1987 to 2016. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 1-22. doi:10.1080/01431161.2019.1612119

Lakes are important to the healthy functioning of the urban ecosystem. The urban lakes in Wuhan, China, which is known as ‘city of hundreds of lakes’, are facing substantial threats mainly due to rapid urbanization. This paper focused on detecting th... Read More

Quantitative assessment of structural and functional changes in CKD using multiparametric renal MRI and the association with biochemical and histological measures (2019)
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Buchanan, C. E., Mahmoud, H., Cox, E. F., McCulloch, T., Prestwich, B., Taal, M. W., …Francis, S. T. (in press). Quantitative assessment of structural and functional changes in CKD using multiparametric renal MRI and the association with biochemical and histological measures. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation,

Background Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) provides the potential for a more comprehensive non-invasive assessment of organ structure and function than individual MRI measures, but has not previously been comprehensively evaluated... Read More

Tripodal O-N-O bis-Phenolato Amine Titanium(IV) Complexes Show High In Vitro Anti-Cancer Activity (2019)
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Abid, M., Nouch, R., Bradshaw, T. D., Lewis, W., & Woodward, S. (2019). Tripodal O-N-O bis-Phenolato Amine Titanium(IV) Complexes Show High In Vitro Anti-Cancer Activity. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, doi:10.1002/ejic.201900510

The octahedral titanium(IV) complexes trans,mer‐[Ti{R3N(CH2C6H2‐2‐O‐4‐R2‐6‐R1)2}2] (R1 = Me, OMe, Cl; R2 = Me, OMe, F, Cl; R3 = Me, Et; not all combinations) are synthesised in two steps from simple phenols in 36‐53% overall yield. The highly crystal... Read More

Hedonic adaptation to treatment: evidence from a medical intervention (2019)
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Owens, T., Barazzetta, M., & Appleton, S. (in press). Hedonic adaptation to treatment: evidence from a medical intervention. Journal of Development Studies,

We investigate whether changes in life circumstances lead to long-lasting changes in subjective well-being using a medical intervention that provided orthotic equipment to Ugandan adults with lower limb disabilities. The intervention had a positive e... Read More

Flow control over a circular cylinder using virtual moving surface boundary-layer control (2019)
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Zhang, X., Choi, K., Huang, Y., & Li, H. (in press). Flow control over a circular cylinder using virtual moving surface boundary-layer control. Experiments in Fluids,

Flow control study of a circular cylinder is carried out using symmetric dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) plasma actuators at the Reynolds number of 10,000. Here, two symmetric DBD plasma actuators are located at the top and bottom of the circular... Read More

Return to the sea, get huge, beat cancer: an analysis of cetacean genomes including an assembly for the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) (2019)
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Tollis, M., Robbins, J., Webb, A. E., Kuderna, L. F., Caulin, A. F., Garcia, J. D., …Maley, C. C. (2019). Return to the sea, get huge, beat cancer: an analysis of cetacean genomes including an assembly for the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). Molecular Biology and Evolution, doi:10.1093/molbev/msz099

Cetaceans are a clade of highly specialized aquatic mammals that include the largest animals that have ever lived. The largest whales can have ~1000X more cells than a human, with long lifespans, leaving them theoretically susceptible to cancer. Howe... Read More

Multipole moments and universal relations for scalarized neutron stars (2019)
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Pappas, G., Doneva, D. D., Sotiriou, T. P., Yazadjiev, S. S., & Kokkotas, K. D. (2019). Multipole moments and universal relations for scalarized neutron stars. Physical Review D, 99(10), doi:10.1103/physrevd.99.104014

In recent years there has been a surge of interest in what has come to be known as the “universal relations” between various global properties of neutron stars. These universal relations are equation of state independent relations between quantities... Read More

Optimization routes for the bioleaching of MSWI fly and bottom ashes using microorganisms collected from a natural system (2019)
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Funari, V., Gomes, H., Cappelletti, M., Fedi, S., Dinelli, E., Rogerson, M., …Rovere, M. (2019). Optimization routes for the bioleaching of MSWI fly and bottom ashes using microorganisms collected from a natural system. Waste and Biomass Valorization, doi:10.1007/s12649-019-00688-9

This paper presents a route for the treatment of MSWI fly (FA) and bottom ashes (BA) using microorganisms to critically assess whether bioleaching is within reach of effective industrial application. The leaching of metals from BA and FA was invest... Read More

Encumbered interaction: a study of musicians preparing to perform (2019)
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Martinez Avila, J. P., Greenhalgh, C., Hazzard, A., Benford, S., & Chamberlain, A. (2019). Encumbered interaction: a study of musicians preparing to perform. Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2019, doi:10.1145/3290605.3300706

Guitars are physical tools (for making music) that require skillful two-handed use. Their use is also supported by diverse digital and physical resources, such as videos and chord charts. To understand the challenges of interacting with supporting r... Read More