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Audience perceptions of Foley footsteps and 3D realism designed to convey walker characteristics (2024)
Journal Article
Cunningham, S., & McGregor, I. (online). Audience perceptions of Foley footsteps and 3D realism designed to convey walker characteristics. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00779-024-01819-3

Foley artistry is an essential part of the audio post-production process for film, television, games, and animation. By extension, it is as crucial in emergent media such as virtual, mixed, and augmented reality. Footsteps are a core activity that a... Read More about Audience perceptions of Foley footsteps and 3D realism designed to convey walker characteristics.

Smart-Textile-Based Electrochemical Capacitive Ionic Sensors for High-Performance Epidermal Electronics (2024)
Journal Article
Mavelil, A. T., Sam, V., Markapudi, P. R., Paul, F., Beg, M., & Manjakkal, L. (2024). Smart-Textile-Based Electrochemical Capacitive Ionic Sensors for High-Performance Epidermal Electronics. IEEE Sensors Letters, 8(7), Article 2000704. https://doi.org/10.1109/lsens.2024.3411780

Recently, biomedical engineering has placed greater importance on wearable and disposable health-care monitoring devices. Various degradable biosensors have been developed to measure human parameters, such as temperature, pH, pressure, strain, and io... Read More about Smart-Textile-Based Electrochemical Capacitive Ionic Sensors for High-Performance Epidermal Electronics.

Economic vulnerabilities and sustainability in energy utilities: Managing climate change in the face of geopolitical turmoil (2024)
Journal Article
Du, Q., Xue, M., Li, Z., Du, A. M., & Yang, T. (2024). Economic vulnerabilities and sustainability in energy utilities: Managing climate change in the face of geopolitical turmoil. Research in International Business and Finance, 71, Article 102436. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2024.102436

This study investigates the implications of climate change on the environmental management strategies adopted by Chinese energy utility companies over the period from 2008 to 2021. The study highlights that an increase in temperatures correlates with... Read More about Economic vulnerabilities and sustainability in energy utilities: Managing climate change in the face of geopolitical turmoil.

From whole bodies to single cells: A guide to transcriptomic approaches for ecology and evolutionary biology (2024)
Journal Article
Hoedjes, K. M., Grath, S., Posnien, N., Ritchie, M. G., Schlötterer, C., Abbott, J. K., Almudi, I., Coronado‐Zamora, M., Durmaz Mitchell, E., Flatt, T., Fricke, C., Glaser‐Schmitt, A., González, J., Holman, L., Kankare, M., Lenhart, B., Orengo, D. J., Snook, R. R., Yılmaz, V. M., & Yusuf, L. (online). From whole bodies to single cells: A guide to transcriptomic approaches for ecology and evolutionary biology. Molecular Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.17382

RNA sequencing (RNAseq) methodology has experienced a burst of technological developments in the last decade, which has opened up opportunities for studying the mechanisms of adaptation to environmental factors at both the organismal and cellular lev... Read More about From whole bodies to single cells: A guide to transcriptomic approaches for ecology and evolutionary biology.

Is there a role for neuroscience in career counselling? (2024)
Digital Artefact
Robertson, P., Garden, C., & Carmichael, D. (2024). Is there a role for neuroscience in career counselling?. [Blog post]

This blog post provides a critical perspective on neuroscience informed career counselling.

Fandom as method: Decolonising research on social media communications through Chinese transnational fandoms of a Japanese Olympic figure skater (2024)
Journal Article
Chen, Z. T., Cameron, J., & Liu, N. X. (online). Fandom as method: Decolonising research on social media communications through Chinese transnational fandoms of a Japanese Olympic figure skater. Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, https://doi.org/10.1177/18681026241255134

This paper focuses on international sports personality in figure staking Yuzuru Hanyu, who plays for Japan, and his transnational fandoms in China, to examine the politicisation of his evolving fandom during and after his performance at the 2022 Beij... Read More about Fandom as method: Decolonising research on social media communications through Chinese transnational fandoms of a Japanese Olympic figure skater.

Multi‐model deep learning system for screening human monkeypox using skin images (2024)
Journal Article
Gupta, K., Bajaj, V., Jain, D. K., & Hussain, A. (online). Multi‐model deep learning system for screening human monkeypox using skin images. Expert Systems, https://doi.org/10.1111/exsy.13651

Purpose Human monkeypox (MPX) is a viral infection that transmits between individuals via direct contact with animals, bodily fluids, respiratory droplets, and contaminated objects like bedding. Traditional manual screening for the MPX infection is... Read More about Multi‐model deep learning system for screening human monkeypox using skin images.

Being in two places at the same time: A future for hybrid learning based on student preferences (2024)
Journal Article
Fabian, K., Smith, S., & Taylor-Smith, E. (online). Being in two places at the same time: A future for hybrid learning based on student preferences. TechTrends, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-024-00974-x

The Covid-19 pandemic moved focus from face-to-face learning to hybrid in Higher Education; many educators did not have previous experience of this mode prior to this shift in learning locations. One form of hybrid learning is “synchronous hybrid lea... Read More about Being in two places at the same time: A future for hybrid learning based on student preferences.

Image Encryption Using Dynamic Salt Injection, Hybrid Chaotic Maps, and Dual Operation Substitution (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Khattak, A. A., Babaagba, K., Liu, X., & Shah, S. A. (2024, August). Image Encryption Using Dynamic Salt Injection, Hybrid Chaotic Maps, and Dual Operation Substitution. Presented at The 2024 International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC 2024), Sunderland, UK

In today's digital world, securing the multimedia data, especially images transmitted over unsecure networks, is critically important. In this paper, a novel chaos-based image encryption algorithm is proposed, which utilises dynamic salt injection, h... Read More about Image Encryption Using Dynamic Salt Injection, Hybrid Chaotic Maps, and Dual Operation Substitution.

View from the (Virtual) Terraces: Football Fandom in Videogames (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Donald, I., & Reid, A. (2024, September). View from the (Virtual) Terraces: Football Fandom in Videogames. Presented at Video Game Cultures, Birmingham City University

Other is a concept that is fundamental to sports: the other team, other player(s), other fans. Football fans share a camaraderie and can enthuse a tribalism (Mangan, 1996) that is difficult to understand and replicate in the virtual world. Yet, that... Read More about View from the (Virtual) Terraces: Football Fandom in Videogames.

Automated Sensor Node Malicious Activity Detection with Explainability Analysis (2024)
Journal Article
Zubair, M., Janicke, H., Mohsin, A., Maglaras, L., & Sarker, I. H. (2024). Automated Sensor Node Malicious Activity Detection with Explainability Analysis. Sensors, 24(12), Article 3712. https://doi.org/10.3390/s24123712

Cybersecurity has become a major concern in the modern world due to our heavy reliance on cyber systems. Advanced automated systems utilize many sensors for intelligent decision-making, and any malicious activity of these sensors could potentially le... Read More about Automated Sensor Node Malicious Activity Detection with Explainability Analysis.

Perceived Reality and Subjective Importance of Shared Decision-Making During Perinatal Care (2024)
Journal Article
Kuipers, Y., Bosmans, V., De Bock, V., Van de Craen, N., & Mestdagh, E. (online). Perceived Reality and Subjective Importance of Shared Decision-Making During Perinatal Care. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, https://doi.org/10.1891/rtnp-2024-0041

Aim: The aim of the study is to explore perceived reality and subjective importance of shared decision-making (SDM) during antenatal, intrapartum, and/or postpartum care, provided by the midwife and/or obstetrician. Methods: A cross-sectional stu... Read More about Perceived Reality and Subjective Importance of Shared Decision-Making During Perinatal Care.

Systemic Barriers and Challenges Impeding Women's Financial Independence, Empowerment, and Career Growth (2024)
Book Chapter
Hosanoo, Z. A., Doargajudhur, M., & Deonaran, Y. (2024). Systemic Barriers and Challenges Impeding Women's Financial Independence, Empowerment, and Career Growth. In M. Haoucha (Ed.), Global Insights on Women Empowerment and Leadership (17-41). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/979-8-3693-2806-4.ch002

The contribution of women has been significant and incremental for decades. Despite enormous efforts of feminists on women's emancipation in the 21st century, women are nevertheless victims of the patriarchal society. Since eras, women in all culture... Read More about Systemic Barriers and Challenges Impeding Women's Financial Independence, Empowerment, and Career Growth.

Attaining Ambidexterity in Construction Organisations through Digitalisation (2024)
Book Chapter
Aghimien, D., Montalvo, L. Z., Osunsanmi, T., Aigbavboa, C., & Taki, A. (2024). Attaining Ambidexterity in Construction Organisations through Digitalisation. In T. Omotayo, O. Ogunmakinde, T. Egbelakin, & A. Sojobi (Eds.), Innovations, Disruptions and Future Trends in the Global Construction Industry (215-232). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003372233-19

In an ever-changing construction environment shaped by pervasive digital technologies, the role of digitalisation in ensuring effective exploitation and exploration (ambidexterity) of available opportunities cannot be overlooked. Leveraging digital t... Read More about Attaining Ambidexterity in Construction Organisations through Digitalisation.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Decision-making: Will AI trustworthiness facilitate progress towards sustainability? (2024)
Book Chapter
Sebian, B., & Ottogalli, M. (in press). Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Decision-making: Will AI trustworthiness facilitate progress towards sustainability?. . Springer

Decision-makers, from governments to the private sector, are pressured to tackle global sustainability challenges. Applications of artificial intelligence (AI) aim to help decision-makers by simplifying access to a large amount of information, addres... Read More about Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Decision-making: Will AI trustworthiness facilitate progress towards sustainability?.

Design of new anticancer drugs by selectable intracellular organelle targeting: make for the mitochondria or turn left for the lysosome? (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Mincher, D., Kamel, M., Mohammed, O., MacCallum, J., & Turnbull, A. (2024, June). Design of new anticancer drugs by selectable intracellular organelle targeting: make for the mitochondria or turn left for the lysosome?. Presented at EACR 2024: Innovative Cancer Science, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Introduction Defining structural features that can control and pinpoint the delivery of drugs to specific sub-cellular organelles ofcancer cells offers the prospect of designing more potentand selective drugs that negate drug resistance, with less d... Read More about Design of new anticancer drugs by selectable intracellular organelle targeting: make for the mitochondria or turn left for the lysosome?.

Why I Love Doctor Who and the Genesis of the Daleks (2024)
Newspaper / Magazine
Bishop, D. (2024). Why I Love Doctor Who and the Genesis of the Daleks. London

David Bishop examines the formative impact on his writer made by Terrance Dicks' novelisation Doctor Who and the Genesis of the Daleks.

Surveying Birds in Open Habitats near Proposed Woodland Creation Schemes: What is the Effect of Having Fewer Visits? (2024)
Journal Article
Borthwick, M. D., Kerslake, L., Findlay, M., Briers, R. A., Tomlin, C., Riddle, N., & White, P. J. (2024). Surveying Birds in Open Habitats near Proposed Woodland Creation Schemes: What is the Effect of Having Fewer Visits?. In Practice (CIEEM), 124, 32-37

In relation to new woodland creation in England, the Forestry Commission (FC) may require breeding bird surveys of proposed sites to assess suitability for planting or natural colonisation. Previous protocols required six visits, but we wanted to tes... Read More about Surveying Birds in Open Habitats near Proposed Woodland Creation Schemes: What is the Effect of Having Fewer Visits?.

Navigating the Pedagogical Innovation and Digital Transformation Landscape in the Education 5.0 Era (2024)
Book Chapter
Naraidoo, S., Doargajudhur, M., Hosanoo, Z., & Zaung, N. (in press). Navigating the Pedagogical Innovation and Digital Transformation Landscape in the Education 5.0 Era. In Teaching and Assessment in the Era of Education 5.0. IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/979-8-3693-3045-6

The digital age requires the adoption of innovative techniques in all spheres of life including education. In a similar vein, the Industrial Revolution called for innovative workforce skills centered around strong service orientation, creativity, col... Read More about Navigating the Pedagogical Innovation and Digital Transformation Landscape in the Education 5.0 Era.

Low-cost carriers and carry-on baggage; innovative but for whom? (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Arvanitis, P. (2024, June). Low-cost carriers and carry-on baggage; innovative but for whom?. Presented at THE INC, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Low-cost carriers have been renowned for innovation and disruption since their emergence. Over the last two decades, low-cost carriers have forged the way people fly, including their attitude towards baggage, especially cabin baggage also known as ca... Read More about Low-cost carriers and carry-on baggage; innovative but for whom?.