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How thermal treatment affects the chemical composition and the physical, mechanical and swelling properties of Scots pine juvenile and mature wood (2024)
Journal Article
Broda, M., Popescu, C.-M., Poszwa, K., & Roszyk, E. (2024). How thermal treatment affects the chemical composition and the physical, mechanical and swelling properties of Scots pine juvenile and mature wood. Wood science and technology, 58(3), 1153-1180. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00226-024-01561-2

High variations in juvenile wood properties in the radial direction and its worse performance than mature wood make it less suitable for some applications and often treated as waste material. This study aimed to assess how thermal modification affect... Read More about How thermal treatment affects the chemical composition and the physical, mechanical and swelling properties of Scots pine juvenile and mature wood.

A method for constrained energy-maximising control of heaving wave-energy converters via a nonlinear frequency response (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Guiver, C. (2024, August). A method for constrained energy-maximising control of heaving wave-energy converters via a nonlinear frequency response. Presented at The 8th IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA) 2024, Newcastle Upon Tyne

A theoretical grounding is presented for justifying how frequency domain methods may be applied in the determination of constrained extracted-energy maximising controls in wave-energy conversion applications subject to nonlinear models. A computation... Read More about A method for constrained energy-maximising control of heaving wave-energy converters via a nonlinear frequency response.

Reproducing Human Evaluation of Meaning Preservation in Paraphrase Generation (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Watson, L. N., & Gkatzia, D. (2024, May). Reproducing Human Evaluation of Meaning Preservation in Paraphrase Generation. Presented at HumEval2024 at LREC-COLING 2024, Turin, Italy

Reproducibility is a cornerstone of scientific research, ensuring the reliability and generalisability of findings. The ReproNLP Shared Task on Reproducibility of Evaluations in NLP aims to assess the reproducibility of human evaluation studies. This... Read More about Reproducing Human Evaluation of Meaning Preservation in Paraphrase Generation.

Adult-onset hearing loss and incident cognitive impairment and dementia – A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies (2024)
Journal Article
Yu, R.-C., Proctor, D., Soni, J., Pikett, L., Livingston, G., Lewis, G., Schilder, A., Bamiou, D., Mandavia, R., Omar, R., Pavlou, M., Lin, F., Goman, A. M., & Gonzalez, S. C. (2024). Adult-onset hearing loss and incident cognitive impairment and dementia – A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies. Ageing research reviews, 98, Article 102346. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2024.102346

Background We comprehensively summarized the cohort evidence to date on adult-onset hearing loss as risk factor for incident cognitive impairment and dementia, and examined the evidence for dose-response, risk for various dementia subtypes, and othe... Read More about Adult-onset hearing loss and incident cognitive impairment and dementia – A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.

Dual carbon goals and renewable energy innovations (2024)
Journal Article
Cheng, X., Ye, K., Du, A. M., Bao, Z., & Chlomou, G. (2024). Dual carbon goals and renewable energy innovations. Research in International Business and Finance, 70(Part B), Article 102406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2024.102406

We examine the impact of renewable energy technology innovation on carbon emissions within the framework of China's ‘dual carbon’ goal, focusing on the role of local (provincial) government innovation competitions and economic competition. Analyzing... Read More about Dual carbon goals and renewable energy innovations.

Lead-Free NaNbO 3 -Based Ceramics for Electrostatic Energy Storage Capacitors (2024)
Journal Article
Soheli, S. N., Lu, Z., Sun, D., & Shyha, I. (2024). Lead-Free NaNbO 3 -Based Ceramics for Electrostatic Energy Storage Capacitors. Ceramics, 7(2), 712-734. https://doi.org/10.3390/ceramics7020047

The burgeoning significance of antiferroelectric (AFE) materials, particularly as viable candidates for electrostatic energy storage capacitors in power electronics, has sparked substantial interest. Among these, lead-free sodium niobate (NaNbO3) AFE... Read More about Lead-Free NaNbO 3 -Based Ceramics for Electrostatic Energy Storage Capacitors.

Do Social Interaction Mechanisms Affect University Reputation? Evidence from the UK Higher Education Sector (2024)
Journal Article
Abdelbadie, R. A., Braakmann, N., & Salama, A. (online). Do Social Interaction Mechanisms Affect University Reputation? Evidence from the UK Higher Education Sector. Abacus, https://doi.org/10.1111/abac.12323

We investigate the influence of skilful utilization of social interaction dynamics on creating reputations for UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) during public funding cuts and scrutiny. The paper employs a content analysis method and follows an... Read More about Do Social Interaction Mechanisms Affect University Reputation? Evidence from the UK Higher Education Sector.

Investigating the effectiveness of virtual influencers in prosocial marketing (2024)
Journal Article
Igarashi, R., Bhoumik, K., & Thompson, J. (online). Investigating the effectiveness of virtual influencers in prosocial marketing. Psychology and Marketing, https://doi.org/10.1002/mar.22031

Heeding the rising popularity of virtual influencers on social media, many established brands are beginning to collaborate with them. Although virtual influencers are perceived as novel and exciting, their effectiveness in different areas of consumer... Read More about Investigating the effectiveness of virtual influencers in prosocial marketing.

Coaches’ ability to support elite and adolescent soccer players throughout their menstrual cycle (2024)
Journal Article
Donnelly, J., Macrae, E., Valentin, S., White, A., Easton, C., & Forrest (née Whyte), L. J. (online). Coaches’ ability to support elite and adolescent soccer players throughout their menstrual cycle. International journal of Sports Science and Coaching, https://doi.org/10.1177/17479541241255280

Female soccer players report that the menstrual cycle (MC) can negatively impact sporting performance, with barriers identified in communicating their MC experiences to coaches and support staff. Whilst research is growing, there are few studies expl... Read More about Coaches’ ability to support elite and adolescent soccer players throughout their menstrual cycle.

Explainable AI for cybersecurity automation, intelligence and trustworthiness in digital twin: Methods, taxonomy, challenges and prospects (2024)
Journal Article
Sarker, I. H., Janicke, H., Mohsin, A., Gill, A., & Maglaras, L. (online). Explainable AI for cybersecurity automation, intelligence and trustworthiness in digital twin: Methods, taxonomy, challenges and prospects. ICT Express, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icte.2024.05.007

Digital twins (DTs) are an emerging digitalization technology with a huge impact on today’s innovations in both industry and research. DTs can significantly enhance our society and quality of life through the virtualization of a real-world physical s... Read More about Explainable AI for cybersecurity automation, intelligence and trustworthiness in digital twin: Methods, taxonomy, challenges and prospects.

Sodium Metabisulfite Inhibits Acanthamoeba Trophozoite Growth through Thiamine Depletion (2024)
Journal Article
Mooney, R., Giammarini, E., Corbett, E., Thomson, S., McKinley, K., Sinisterra Sebastian, P., Rodgers, K., O’Donnell, J., McGinness, C., Roberts, C. W., Ramaesh, K., & Henriquez, F. L. (2024). Sodium Metabisulfite Inhibits Acanthamoeba Trophozoite Growth through Thiamine Depletion. Pathogens, 13(6), Article 431. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens13060431

Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) is a severe infection of the cornea. Prevention and treatment are difficult due to the inefficacy of currently available compounds. The impact of many commonly used compounds for routine examinations of Acanthamoeba is une... Read More about Sodium Metabisulfite Inhibits Acanthamoeba Trophozoite Growth through Thiamine Depletion.

Assistive technology: Occupational therapy assessment and services for people with dementia (2024)
Journal Article
Curnow, E., Maclean, F., & McCormack, B. (online). Assistive technology: Occupational therapy assessment and services for people with dementia. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, https://doi.org/10.1177/03080226241252280

Introduction: Research suggests that services are not effectively providing suitable assistive technology for people with dementia. There is a need to understand the challenges facing practitioners to identify where service changes should be focusse... Read More about Assistive technology: Occupational therapy assessment and services for people with dementia.

Barriers and Facilitators to Clinical Supervision in Ghana: A Scoping Review (2024)
Journal Article
Awiagah, S. K., Dordunu, R., Hukporti, N., Nukunu, P. E., & Dzando, G. (2024). Barriers and Facilitators to Clinical Supervision in Ghana: A Scoping Review. SAGE Open Nursing, 10, https://doi.org/10.1177/23779608241255263

Background Clinical supervision involves the professional relationship between an experienced and knowledgeable clinician and a less experienced clinician in which the experienced clinician provides support toward the skills development of the less... Read More about Barriers and Facilitators to Clinical Supervision in Ghana: A Scoping Review.

“This wall does more for mental health than the uni does”: Theorising Toilet Graffiti as Safe House for Students (2024)
Journal Article
Victoria, M. (online). “This wall does more for mental health than the uni does”: Theorising Toilet Graffiti as Safe House for Students. Innovative Higher Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10755-024-09712-w

Despite sometimes being considered unworthy of scholarly attention, the study of toilet graffiti, also known as latrinalia, has nevertheless garnered increasing interest among researchers. Graffiti writing still suffers from the stigma of being assoc... Read More about “This wall does more for mental health than the uni does”: Theorising Toilet Graffiti as Safe House for Students.

A Pragmatic Delphi Exploring Barriers and Facilitators to Emergency Responder/Healthcare Workers' Participation in the Blue Light Surf Club Therapy Intervention (2024)
Journal Article
Marshall, J., Ward, P. B., Martindale, R., & Ferrier, B. (2024). A Pragmatic Delphi Exploring Barriers and Facilitators to Emergency Responder/Healthcare Workers' Participation in the Blue Light Surf Club Therapy Intervention. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 15(1),

Emergency responders/healthcare workers face significant mental health burdens associated with their integral roles within society. Alongside the need for more mental health support, a major contributing factor to this burden are barriers to accessin... Read More about A Pragmatic Delphi Exploring Barriers and Facilitators to Emergency Responder/Healthcare Workers' Participation in the Blue Light Surf Club Therapy Intervention.

Proximity-Driven, Load-Balancing Task Offloading Algorithm for Enhanced Performance in Satellite-Enabled Mist Computing (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Babaghayou, M., Chaib, N., Maglaras, L., Yigit, Y., Ferrag, M. A., & Marsh, C. (2023, December). Proximity-Driven, Load-Balancing Task Offloading Algorithm for Enhanced Performance in Satellite-Enabled Mist Computing. Presented at 16th EAI International Conference, WiCON 2023, Athens, Greece

In an era of rapidly evolving mobile computing, integrating satellite technologies with the Internet of Things (IoT) creates new communication and data management horizons. Our research focuses on the emerging challenge of efficiently managing heavy... Read More about Proximity-Driven, Load-Balancing Task Offloading Algorithm for Enhanced Performance in Satellite-Enabled Mist Computing.