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Married Couples’ Same Surname Issue in Japanese Family Law (2023)
Journal Article
Piegzik, M. A. (2023). Married Couples’ Same Surname Issue in Japanese Family Law. Studia Iuridica, 101, https://doi.org/10.31338/2544-3135.si.2024-101.20

Despite the traditional postulates of jurisprudence regarding the necessity to introduce flawless bills, each legal system struggles with issues which arouse controversy and become the subject of a lively political and legal debate. Even if the contr... Read More about Married Couples’ Same Surname Issue in Japanese Family Law.

Green in Blue: The environmental impacts of jazz production and consumption (2023)
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Medboe, H. (2023). Green in Blue: The environmental impacts of jazz production and consumption. Jazz Research Journal, 16(2), 129-146

This article examines environmental consequences in the manufacture and dissemination of recorded jazz alongside the ecological impacts of jazz festivals as sites of fandom and convergence. By tracing the roots and development in the models for produ... Read More about Green in Blue: The environmental impacts of jazz production and consumption.

Examination of the validity of the Injury-Psychological Readiness to Return to Sport (I-PRRS) scale in male professional football players: A worldwide study of 29 professional teams (2023)
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Dunlop, G., Ivarsson, A., Einar Andersen, T., Brown, S., O’Driscoll, G., Lewin, C., Dupont, G., Ardern, C. L., Delecroix, B., Podlog, L., & McCall, A. (2023). Examination of the validity of the Injury-Psychological Readiness to Return to Sport (I-PRRS) scale in male professional football players: A worldwide study of 29 professional teams. Journal of Sports Sciences, 41, 1906-1914. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2024.2307764

Perceived confidence is an important dimension of an athlete’s psychological readiness to return-to-play. However, there is no established and validated tool to evaluate confidence in professional football. This study aimed to provide preliminary eva... Read More about Examination of the validity of the Injury-Psychological Readiness to Return to Sport (I-PRRS) scale in male professional football players: A worldwide study of 29 professional teams.

Exploring the Customer Trust Building Strategies used by Fintech Firms (2023)
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Gesing Kalinowska, A., Khaleel, F., Avdukic, A., & Harte, P. (2023). Exploring the Customer Trust Building Strategies used by Fintech Firms. Journal of business and economics, 15(2),

The Fintech industry remains broadly un-regulated compared to their banking counterparts; however, Fintech firms are aware that customer trust plays a vital role in defining success and failure within this industry. In this paper, we discuss the meas... Read More about Exploring the Customer Trust Building Strategies used by Fintech Firms.

Simulation-Based Evaluation of Low Carbon Design Strategies for Extreme Climates (2023)
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Toyo Diaz, A., & Sajjadian, S. M. (2023). Simulation-Based Evaluation of Low Carbon Design Strategies for Extreme Climates. Intelligent Buildings International, 15(5), 191-204. https://doi.org/10.1080/17508975.2024.2303118

Extreme climate conditions present the greatest challenge in achieving thermal comfort in buildings. To address this issue, researchers have evaluated the effectiveness of various low-carbon strategies in extreme climates, assessing their impact on c... Read More about Simulation-Based Evaluation of Low Carbon Design Strategies for Extreme Climates.

Thou Shalt Not Squander Life – Comparing Five Approaches to Argument Strength (2023)
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Zenker, F., Dębowska-Kozłowska, K., Godden, D., Selinger, M., & Wells, S. (2023). Thou Shalt Not Squander Life – Comparing Five Approaches to Argument Strength. Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric, 68(1), 133-167. https://doi.org/10.2478/slgr-2023-0007

Different approaches analyze the strength of a natural language argument in different ways. This paper contrasts the dialectical, structural, probabilistic (or Bayesian), computational, and empirical approaches by exemplarily applying them to a singl... Read More about Thou Shalt Not Squander Life – Comparing Five Approaches to Argument Strength.

The stuff we swim in: Regulation alone will not lead to justifiable trust in AI (2023)
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Powers, S. T., Linnyk, O., Guckert, M., Hannig, J., Pitt, J., Urquhart, N., Ekart, A., Gumpfer, N., Han, A., Lewis, P. R., Marsh, S., & Weber, T. (2023). The stuff we swim in: Regulation alone will not lead to justifiable trust in AI. IEEE technology & society magazine, 42(4), 95-106. https://doi.org/10.1109/MTS.2023.3341463

Information technology is used ubiquitously and has become an integral part of everyday life. With the ever increasing pervasiveness and persuasiveness of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the function of socio-technical systems changes and must be consi... Read More about The stuff we swim in: Regulation alone will not lead to justifiable trust in AI.

An Egonet Analysis Exploring Social Support Structures of Construction Workers: A Pilot Study (2023)
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Langdon, R. R., Newton, C. J., Sawang, S., & Bradley, L. M. (2023). An Egonet Analysis Exploring Social Support Structures of Construction Workers: A Pilot Study. Journal of Applied Sciences, 23(3), 132-142. https://doi.org/10.3923/jas.2023.132.142

Background and Objective: Construction industry workers have high levels of stress and suicide rates compared to other industries. Support mechanisms like social capital and social support help to protect against stress and distress, however, these s... Read More about An Egonet Analysis Exploring Social Support Structures of Construction Workers: A Pilot Study.

Video Games, Historical Representation and Soft Power (2023)
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Donald, I., Webber, N., & Wright, E. (2023). Video Games, Historical Representation and Soft Power. Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds, 15(2), 105-127. https://doi.org/10.1386/jgvw_00075_1

This article explores how historical video games have become tools for UK and Chinese ‘soft power’ or ‘public diplomacy’ and the role of historical representation in portraying cultural identity in the global marketplace. In the UK, state support has... Read More about Video Games, Historical Representation and Soft Power.

A novel end-to-end deep convolutional neural network based skin lesion classification framework (2023)
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A., R. S., Chamola, V., Hussain, A., Hussain, Z., & Albalwy, F. (2024). A novel end-to-end deep convolutional neural network based skin lesion classification framework. Expert Systems with Applications, 246, Article 123056. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2023.123056

Background: Skin diseases are reported to contribute 1.79% of the global burden of disease. The accurate diagnosis of specific skin diseases is known to be a challenging task due, in part, to variations in skin tone, texture, body hair, etc. Classif... Read More about A novel end-to-end deep convolutional neural network based skin lesion classification framework.

Fintech, human development and energy poverty in sub-Saharan Africa (2023)
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Oyebola Etudaiye-Muhtar, F., Johan, S., Lawal, R., & Sakariyahu, R. (2024). Fintech, human development and energy poverty in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 91, Article 101931. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2023.101931

Studies have highlighted the important role of financial technology (fintech) in enhancing socio-economic conditions of nations. However, despite the efforts of governments to improve the latter, the rating of African countries still remains manifest... Read More about Fintech, human development and energy poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.

The role of resilience in the relationship between intimate partner violence severity and ICD-11 CPTSD severity (2023)
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Fernández-Fillol, C., Hidalgo-Ruzzante, N., Perez-Garcia, M., Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., & Karatzias, T. (2024). The role of resilience in the relationship between intimate partner violence severity and ICD-11 CPTSD severity. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 15(1), Article 2285671. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008066.2023.2285671

Background: Resilience is a modulating factor in the development of PTSD and CPTSD after exposure to traumatic events. However, the relationship between resilience and ICD-11 CPTSD is not adequately understood in survivors of intimate partner violenc... Read More about The role of resilience in the relationship between intimate partner violence severity and ICD-11 CPTSD severity.

Sound Dramaturgy for Poetic Documentaries (2023)
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Stutterheim, K. (2023). Sound Dramaturgy for Poetic Documentaries. International Journal of Film and Media Arts, 8(3), 59-73. https://doi.org/10.24140/ijfma.v8.n3.04

Sound dramaturgy as part of the aesthetic design of documentary films is invisible but most relevant, although often overlooked. The chapter gives a short introduction to dramaturgy and the importance of sound dramaturgy as most impactful for documen... Read More about Sound Dramaturgy for Poetic Documentaries.

Multi-modal Features Representation-based Convolutional Neural Network Model for Malicious Website Detection (2023)
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Alsaedi, M., Ghaleb, F. A., Saeed, F., Ahmad, J., & Alasli, M. (2024). Multi-modal Features Representation-based Convolutional Neural Network Model for Malicious Website Detection. IEEE Access, 12, 7271 - 7284. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2023.3348071

Web applications have proliferated across various business sectors, serving as essential tools for billions of users in their daily lives activities. However, many of these applications are malicious which is a major threat to Internet users as they... Read More about Multi-modal Features Representation-based Convolutional Neural Network Model for Malicious Website Detection.

Risk factor prioritization in infrastructure handover to operations (2023)
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Rodrigues, T. D. A., Ojiako, U., Marshall, A., Mota, C. M. D. M., Dweiri, F. T., Chipulu, M., Ika, L., & AlRaeesi, E. J. H. (2023). Risk factor prioritization in infrastructure handover to operations. International Journal of Project Management, 42(1), Article 102558. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2023.102558

Worldwide, there are numerous reports of major infrastructure projects failing at handover to the operations phase following completion of the project development and delivery phase. While poor risk identification and prioritization... Read More about Risk factor prioritization in infrastructure handover to operations.

LGBT+ mainstreaming on strictly come dancing: Queering the norms of ballroom dancing (2023)
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Wong, Y. N. (2024). LGBT+ mainstreaming on strictly come dancing: Queering the norms of ballroom dancing. Media, Culture and Society, 46(4), 816-833. https://doi.org/10.1177/01634437231219141

This paper proposes that LGBT+ mainstreaming on reality television programme Strictly Come Dancing creates space for audience demand for radical, authentic representations of same-sex desire and intimacy, both of which challenges normative representa... Read More about LGBT+ mainstreaming on strictly come dancing: Queering the norms of ballroom dancing.

‘Naming and faming’ maternity care providers: A mixed-methods study (2023)
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Kuipers, Y., De Bock, V., Van de Craen, N., & Bosmans, V. (2024). ‘Naming and faming’ maternity care providers: A mixed-methods study. Midwifery, 130, 103912. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2023.103912

Background: Positive benchmarking can serve as a catalyst for maternity care improvement. Aim: To retrospectively benchmark Flemish maternity care providers’ qualities, based on women’s positive care experiences, and to explore which attributes o... Read More about ‘Naming and faming’ maternity care providers: A mixed-methods study.

Co-creating The Learning and Teaching Journey with Postgraduate Research Students Who Teach (2023)
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Dencer-Brown, A., Carlson-Webster, T., Piccio, B., Anderson, C., Adewale, O., & Taylor, S. (2023). Co-creating The Learning and Teaching Journey with Postgraduate Research Students Who Teach. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 11(3), 97-110. https://doi.org/10.56433/jpaap.v11i3.588

Post-graduate research students (PGRs) often have teaching roles during their studies with little formal training or support (Lueddeke, 1997). Previous support at Edinburgh Napier University consisted of voluntary, unpaid on-campus Learning and Teach... Read More about Co-creating The Learning and Teaching Journey with Postgraduate Research Students Who Teach.

The Acceptability of post-stroke cognitive testing through the lens of the theory of acceptability, a qualitative study (2023)
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McMahon, D., Dixon, D., Quinn, T., & Gallacher, K. I. (2024). The Acceptability of post-stroke cognitive testing through the lens of the theory of acceptability, a qualitative study. Cerebral Circulation - Cognition and Behavior, 6, Article 100197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cccb.2023.100197

Background Cognitive impairment is common after stroke and screening is recommended. However, there is a lack of evidence on the best way to assess cognition after stroke and a tendency to focus on the clinician rather than stroke... Read More about The Acceptability of post-stroke cognitive testing through the lens of the theory of acceptability, a qualitative study.

Assessing the Energy Generation and Economics of Combined Solar PV and Wind Turbine-Based Systems with and without Energy Storage—Scottish Perspective (2023)
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Muneer, T., Alam, M., & Dowell, R. (2023). Assessing the Energy Generation and Economics of Combined Solar PV and Wind Turbine-Based Systems with and without Energy Storage—Scottish Perspective. New Energy Exploitation and Application, 2(2), 30-42. https://doi.org/10.54963/neea.v2i2.170

Solar PV and wind energy conversion are now so economical that they compete head-on with all forms of fossil fuel and nuclear energy conversion. In view of climate change and the rising price of electricity due to wars, all governments are also facin... Read More about Assessing the Energy Generation and Economics of Combined Solar PV and Wind Turbine-Based Systems with and without Energy Storage—Scottish Perspective.