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Stand-up comedy for researchers (2014)
Book Chapter
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2014). Stand-up comedy for researchers. In I. Daly, & A. Brophy Haney (Eds.), 53 interesting ways to communicate your research (57-58). The Professional and Higher Partnership Ltd

Effective researchers need both to conduct high-quality research and to communicate it - to subject specialists, researchers in other fields, research participants, business, government, the third sector, or the public, not to mention potential emplo... Read More about Stand-up comedy for researchers.

Design and Acoustic Performance of Building Constructions for Multi-Storey Housing: Compendium. (2014)
Book Chapter
Fausti, P., García, T. C., Ingelaere, B., Machimbarrena, M., Monteiro, C. R. A., Santoni, A., Secchi, S., & Smith, S. (2014). Design and Acoustic Performance of Building Constructions for Multi-Storey Housing: Compendium. In B. Rasmussen, & M. Machimbarr

This chapter provides an overview of the range of construction types found across Europe to meet various sound insulation requirements for separating (party) walls and floors. The typical construction system, material properties and key influencing... Read More about Design and Acoustic Performance of Building Constructions for Multi-Storey Housing: Compendium..

The shear strength and failure modes of timber joists obtained from the torsion test method. (2010)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Khokhar, A. M., Zhang, H., & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2010). The shear strength and failure modes of timber joists obtained from the torsion test method. In A. Ceccotti (Ed.), 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering 2010 (WTCTE 2010) (3509-3516)

This paper presents details of the experimental method and test results from a series of torsion tests undertaken to evaluate the shear strength of timber joists. The failure modes and the correlation of shear strength and torsional shear modulus we... Read More about The shear strength and failure modes of timber joists obtained from the torsion test method..

Flexural behaviour of Rectangular Hollow Sections with circular side wall openings. (2001)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ridley-Ellis, D. J., Owen, J. S., & Davies, G. (2001). Flexural behaviour of Rectangular Hollow Sections with circular side wall openings. In R. Puthli, & S. Herion (Eds.), Tubular Structures IX : Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium and Euroc

The influence of circular web openings on the flexura behaviour of Rectangular Hollow Sections is introduced. The results of full-scale laboratory tests in three and four-point bending and the development of analytical finite element models to predi... Read More about Flexural behaviour of Rectangular Hollow Sections with circular side wall openings..

Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Vones, K. (2013). Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects. In All Makers Now?

The idea of creating a jewellery organism that comes alive on the body has fascinated and inspired my research ever since learning about the potential inherent in smart materials almost ten years ago. While smart materials have been known to scientis... Read More about Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects.

Technological Microcosms – Considering Materiality and Collaborative Practice in the Creation of Wearable Futures (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Vones, K. (2013). Technological Microcosms – Considering Materiality and Collaborative Practice in the Creation of Wearable Futures. In Praxis and Poetics - Research Through Design 2013 (59-62)

With the increased prevalence of digital technologies in our everyday lives, the questions posed to the contemporary craft practitioner regarding creation of an emotionally resonant interaction between the digitally enhanced object and its wearer hav... Read More about Technological Microcosms – Considering Materiality and Collaborative Practice in the Creation of Wearable Futures.

Influence of stiffness of between-joists bracing on vibrational serviceability of wood floors. (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Khokhar, A., Chui, Y., & Smith, I. (2012). Influence of stiffness of between-joists bracing on vibrational serviceability of wood floors. In P. Quenneville (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2012) (362-369)

Floors with repetitive parallel wood joists overlain by wood panel sheathing behave as orthotropic two-way structures since their along-joist stiffness is much higher than across-joist stiffness. Due to this orthotropy, they have a tendency to produc... Read More about Influence of stiffness of between-joists bracing on vibrational serviceability of wood floors..

The Use of Torsion Test Method to Evaluate the Shear Properties of Timber Joists (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Khokhar, A., & Zhang, J. (2012). The Use of Torsion Test Method to Evaluate the Shear Properties of Timber Joists. In P. Quenneville (Ed.), Proceedings of the World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2012)

This paper presents details of the experimental method and test results from a series of torsion tests undertaken to evaluate the shear modulus and shear strength of solid timber joist. The variation of shear modulus within and between test samples,... Read More about The Use of Torsion Test Method to Evaluate the Shear Properties of Timber Joists.

Computational issues regarding lattice models for wood (2010)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Reichert, T., & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2010). Computational issues regarding lattice models for wood. In A. Ceccotti (Ed.), 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering 2010 (WCTE 2010) (2127-2132)

This paper describes means to overcome some of the computational issues related to lattice models. The first is the use of a solution technique, different from a Newton-Raphson approach, called the Step-Size-Control (SSC) algorithm to handle strain-s... Read More about Computational issues regarding lattice models for wood.

A numerical framework for the simulation of coupled electromechanical growth (2023)
Journal Article
Li, Z., Kadapa, C., Hossain, M., & Wang, J. (2023). A numerical framework for the simulation of coupled electromechanical growth. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 414, Article 116128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2023.116128

Electro-mechanical response exists in growing materials such as biological tissues and hydrogels, influencing the growth process, pattern formation and geometry remodelling. To gain a better understanding of the mechanism of the coupled effects of gr... Read More about A numerical framework for the simulation of coupled electromechanical growth.

Preparation of flexible dielectric nanocomposites using nanocellulose and recycled alum sludge for wearable technology applications (2022)
Journal Article
Sun, D., Saw, L., Onyianta, A., 'rourke, Lu, Z., Wilson, C., See, C. H., Popescu, C., Dorris, M., & Shyha, I. (2022). Preparation of flexible dielectric nanocomposites using nanocellulose and recycled alum sludge for wearable technology applications.

With the rapid development of wearable technology, flexible dielectric materials with environmental-friendly, low-cost and high-energy efficiency characteristics are in increasing demand. In this work, a flexible dielectric nanocomposite was develope... Read More about Preparation of flexible dielectric nanocomposites using nanocellulose and recycled alum sludge for wearable technology applications.

The effect of suspension bath composition on the composition, topography and structure of electrolessly deposited composite four-component Ni–W–P–ZrO2 coatings (2008)
Journal Article
Szczygieł, B., & Turkiewicz, A. (2008). The effect of suspension bath composition on the composition, topography and structure of electrolessly deposited composite four-component Ni–W–P–ZrO2 coatings. Applied Surface Science, 254(22), 7410-7416. ht

Composite four-component Ni–W–P–ZrO2 coatings were electrolessly deposited from a bath with different concentrations of aminoacetic acid (glycine—the complexing agent), sodium tungstate(VI) and zirconium(IV) oxide at different pH values. Concentratio... Read More about The effect of suspension bath composition on the composition, topography and structure of electrolessly deposited composite four-component Ni–W–P–ZrO2 coatings.

Collaborative Innovation: Reflections on Research for Smart Textiles in a Theatre and Performance Context (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Robertson, S., Taylor, S., & Bletcher, J. (2019, September). Collaborative Innovation: Reflections on Research for Smart Textiles in a Theatre and Performance Context. Presented at Textiles Intersections, Loughborough

This paper presents interdisciplinary research initiated through collaboration in the area of smart textiles, prompted by the Scottish Textile Industry’s 10-year Strategy (accessed March 2019), which promotes diversification and innovation as one of... Read More about Collaborative Innovation: Reflections on Research for Smart Textiles in a Theatre and Performance Context.

Foreign Bodies – The Creation of Symbiotic Jewellery through the Development and Application of Stimulus-Responsive Smart Materials and Microelectromechanical Systems (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Vones, K. (2012). Foreign Bodies – The Creation of Symbiotic Jewellery through the Development and Application of Stimulus-Responsive Smart Materials and Microelectromechanical Systems. Advances in science and technology, 81, 49-54. https://doi.org/10.4

With the increased prevalence of digital technologies in our everyday lives, the questions posed to the contemporary craft practitioner regarding creation of an emotionally resonant interaction between the digitally enhanced object and its wearer hav... Read More about Foreign Bodies – The Creation of Symbiotic Jewellery through the Development and Application of Stimulus-Responsive Smart Materials and Microelectromechanical Systems.

Experimental assessment of stiffness and damping in rubber-sand mixtures at various strain levels (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Bernal-Sanchez, J., Mcdougall, J., Barreto, D., Marinelli, A., Dimitriadi, V., Anbazhagan, P., & Miranda, M. (2019, June). Experimental assessment of stiffness and damping in rubber-sand mixtures at various strain levels. Presented at 7th International Co

The dynamic properties of shredded rubber-soil mixtures (ShRm), comprising a sub-rounded quartz sand combined with small rubber shreds at 0, 10, 20, 30% by mass, were investigated. Testing ranged from small strain, in resonant column apparatus, to la... Read More about Experimental assessment of stiffness and damping in rubber-sand mixtures at various strain levels.

Surface functionalisation by the introduction of self-healing properties into electroless Ni-P coatings (2018)
Journal Article
Stankiewicz, A., Kefallinou, Z., Mordarski, G., Jagoda, Z., & Spencer, B. (2019). Surface functionalisation by the introduction of self-healing properties into electroless Ni-P coatings. Electrochimica Acta, 297, 427-434. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electac

Ni-P∖alginate microgels coatings, as potential metallic protective coatings with self-healing properties, were deposited by the electroless method. The alginate microgels contained nickel chloride and sodium hypophosphite. It was proven that the redu... Read More about Surface functionalisation by the introduction of self-healing properties into electroless Ni-P coatings.

3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability (2018)
Journal Article
Vones, K., Allan, D., Lambert, I., & Vettese, S. (2018). 3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability. Materials Today Communications, 16, 56-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2018.04.001

Ocean plastic pollution has been identified as one of the biggest environmental threats of our time. As large islands of plastic waste such as the Pacific Gyre amass through the forces of intercontinental currents (Law et al., 2010), remote beaches i... Read More about 3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability.

Aqueous morpholine pre-treatment in cellulose nanofibril (CNF) production: comparison with carboxymethylation and TEMPO oxidisation pre-treatment methods (2017)
Journal Article
Onyianta, A. J., Dorris, M., & Williams, R. (2017). Aqueous morpholine pre-treatment in cellulose nanofibril (CNF) production: comparison with carboxymethylation and TEMPO oxidisation pre-treatment methods. Cellulose, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-017-16

In this study, pulped cellulose fibres were pre-treated with aqueous morpholine prior to mechanical disruption in the production of cellulose nanofibrils (CNF). The properties of the morpholine pre-treated CNF (MCNF) were closely compared with CNF ob... Read More about Aqueous morpholine pre-treatment in cellulose nanofibril (CNF) production: comparison with carboxymethylation and TEMPO oxidisation pre-treatment methods.

In vivo in uterus non-invasive methods to predict placental insufficiency and adverse pregnancy outcomes in antiphospholipid syndrome (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Girardi, G., Fraser, J., Bertolaccini, M. L., Lennen, R., Vontell, R., & Hutchison, G. (2014, December). In vivo in uterus non-invasive methods to predict placental insufficiency and adverse pregnancy outcomes in antiphospholipid syndrome

Objectives: To use MRI-based methods to non invasively detect placental insufficiency and predict fetal outcomes in obstetric antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) Methods and result: A) Ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide (USPIO) nanoparticles conjug... Read More about In vivo in uterus non-invasive methods to predict placental insufficiency and adverse pregnancy outcomes in antiphospholipid syndrome.

Schmuckmachen im 21. Jahrhundert (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Vones, K. Schmuckmachen im 21. Jahrhundert. Exhibited at Vienna. 5 October 2017 - 12 November 2017. (Unpublished)

This exhibition took place in Gallery V&V in Vienna and was curated by Birgit Laken and Anarkik3D founder Ann Marie Shillito on a theme od 3D printed jewellery