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  • CTRUST: A Dynamic Trust Model for Collaborative Applications in the Internet of Things 

    Adewuyi, Anuoluwapo A.; Cheng, Hui; Shi, Qi; Cao, Jiannong; MacDermott, Áine; Wang, Xingwei (2019-02-27)
    Security through trust presents a viable solution for threat management in the Internet of Things (IoT). Currently, a well-defined trust management framework for collaborative applications on the IoT platform does not ...
  • Biofuel as alternative shipping fuel: technological, environmental and economic assessment 

    Kesieme, Uchenna; Pazouki, Kayvan; Murphy, Alan; Chrysanthou, Andreas (2019-03-05)
    Fossil derived fuels available for application within the maritime sector have been dominated by heavy fuel oil (HFO), being conventionally used in slow speed (main) engines, and more refined fuels such as marine diesel ...
  • Copenhagen Consensus statement 2019: physical activity and ageing 

    Bangsbo, Jens; Blackwell, Joanna; Boraxbekk, Carl-Johan; Caserotti, Paolo; Dela, Flemming; Evans, Adam; Pernille Jespersen, Astrid; Gliemann, Lasse; Kramer, Arthur; Lundbye-Jensen, Jesper; Lykke Mortensen, Erik; Juul Lassen, Aske; Gow, Alan; Harridge, Stephen; Hellsten, Ylva; Kjaer, Michael; Kujala, Urho; Rhodes, Ryan; Pike, Elizabeth; Skinner, Timothy; Skovgaard, Thomas; Troelsen, Jens; Tulle, Emmanuelle; Tully, Mark; van Uffelen, Jannique; Vina, Jose (2019-02-21)
    From 19th to 22nd November 2018, 26 researchers representing nine countries and a variety of academic disciplines met in Snekkersten, Denmark, to reach evidence-based consensus about physical activity and older adults. It ...
  • Be 7 (n,p) Li 7 Reaction and the Cosmological Lithium Problem : Measurement of the Cross Section in a Wide Energy Range at n-TOF at CERN 

    Damone, L.; Barbagallo, M.; Mastromarco, M.; Mengoni, A.; Cosentino, L.; Maugeri, E.; Heinitz, S.; Schumann, D.; Dressler, R.; Käppeler, F.; Colonna, N.; Finocchiaro, P.; Andrzejewski, J.; Perkowski, J.; Gawlik, A.; Aberle, O.; Altstadt, S.; Ayranov, M.; Audouin, L.; Bacak, M.; Balibrea-Correa, J.; Ballof, J.; Bécares, V.; Bečvář, F.; Beinrucker, C.; Bellia, G.; Bernardes, A. P.; Berthoumieux, E.; Billowes, J.; Borge, M. J.G.; Bosnar, D.; Brown, A.; Brugger, M.; Busso, M.; Caamaño, M.; Calviño, F.; Calviani, M.; Cano-Ott, D.; Cardella, R.; Casanovas, A.; Castelluccio, D. M.; Catherall, R.; Cerutti, F.; Chen, Y. H.; Chiaveri, E.; Correia, J. G.M.; Cortés, G.; Cortés-Giraldo, M. A.; Cristallo, S.; Rauscher, T. (2018-07-24)
    We report on the measurement of the Be7(n,p)Li7 cross section from thermal to approximately 325 keV neutron energy, performed in the high-flux experimental area (EAR2) of the n-TOF facility at CERN. This reaction plays a ...
  • Barriers to implementing antimicrobial stewardship programmes in three Saudi hospitals: Evidence from a qualitative study 

    Alghamdi, Saleh; Shebl, Nada; Aslanpour, Zoe; Berrou, Ilhem (2019-02-20)
    Objective This study aims to explore antimicrobial stewardship programmes (ASPs) team members’ perspectives regarding the factors influencing the adoption and implementation of these programmes in Saudi hospitals. Methods ...
  • Pricing Decisions and Competitive Conduct Across Manufacturing Sectors: Evidence from 19 European Union Manufacturing Industries 

    Amountzias, Chrysovalantis (2019-03-09)
    This paper investigates the pricing decisions across the manufacturing sectors of 19 EU countries over 1995–2014. The markup formulation of De Loecker and Warzynski (2012) is employed in order to estimate the price–cost ...
  • Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Derived Extracellular Vesicles Resuce Hypoxia-Ischaemia Induced Perinatal Brain Injury 

    Sisa, Claudia; Kholia, Sharad; Naylor, Jordan; Herrera Sanchez, Maria Beatriz; Bruno, Stefania; Deregibus, Maria Chaiara; Camussi, Giovanni; Inal, Jameel; Lange, Sigrun; Hristova, Mariya (2019-03-19)
    Background: Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic (HI) insult is a leading cause of disability and death in newborns, with therapeutic hypothermia being the only currently available clinical intervention. Thus there is a great need ...
  • Biodiversity of Kelp Forests and Coralline Algae Habitats in Southwestern Greenland 

    Schoenrock, Kathryn; Vad, Johanne; Muth, Arly; Pearce, Danni; Rea, Brice R.; Schofield, Ed; Kamenos, Nicholas (2018-10-25)
    All marine communities in Greenland are experiencing rapid environmental change, and to understand the effects on those structured by seaweeds, baseline records are vital. The kelp and coralline algae habitats along ...
  • Through the School Gate 

    Wills, Wendy; Murray, Samantha Seisdedos (University of Hertfordshire, 2019)
    In 2018 The University of Hertfordshire carried out a study to investigate young people’s access to food and drink during the school day, looking at what is sold in shops and outlets outside of school, as well as the food ...
  • Surface Defect Classification for Hot-Rolled Steel Strips by Selectively Dominant Local Binary Patterns 

    Luo, Qiwu; Fang, Xiaoxin; Sun, Yichuang; Liu, Li; Ai, Jiaqiu; Yang, Chunhua; Simpson, Oluyomi (2019-02-11)
    Developments in defect descriptors and computer vision-based algorithms for automatic optical inspection (AOI) allows for further development in image-based measurements. Defect classification is a vital part of an ...
  • Pervasive cold-ice within a temperate glacier - implications for glacier thermal regime, sediment transport and foreland geomorphology 

    Reinardy, Benedict; Booth, Adam; Hughes, Anna; Boston, Clare; Akesson, Henning; Bakke, Jostein; Nesje, Atle; Giesen, Rianne; Pearce, Danni (2019-03-07)
    This study suggests that cold-ice processes may be more widespread than previously assumed, even within temperate glacial systems. We present the first systematic mapping of cold ice at the snout of the temperate glacier ...
  • A Web-Based Graphical Food Frequency Assessment System : Design, Development and Usability Metrics 

    Franco, Rodrigo Zenun; Alawadhi, Balqees; Fallaize, Rosalind; Lovegrove, Julie A; Hwang, Faustina (2017-05-08)
    BACKGROUND: Food frequency questionnaires (FFQs) are well established in the nutrition field, but there remain important questions around how to develop online tools in a way that can facilitate wider uptake. Also, FFQ ...
  • Use of the Strengths & Difficulties Questionnaire to identify treatment needs in looked after children referred to CAMHS 

    Wright, Hannah; Wellsted, David; Gratton, Jacqueline; Besser, Sarah Jane; Midgley, Nick (2019-01-22)
    Background: In England and Wales, the Strengths & Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is used to assess and monitor looked after children’s (LAC) mental health; and some targeted CAMHS teams use it to decide who can access ...
  • Design of millimeter-wave bandpass filters with broad bandwidth in Si-based technology 

    Sun, Feng; Zhu, He; Zhu, Xi; Yang, Yang; Sun, Yichuang; Zhang, Xiaopu (2019-03-01)
    In this paper, a novel design approach is proposed for on-chip bandpass filter (BPF) design with improved passband flatness and stopband suppression. The proposed approach simply uses a combination of meander-line structures ...
  • High Efficiency Cross-Coupled Charge Pump Circuit with Four-Clock Signals 

    Ma, Minglin; Cai, Xinglong; Jiang, Jin; Sun, Yichuang (2018-12-01)
    A fully integrated cross-coupled charge pump circuit for boosting dc-to-dc converter applications with four-clock signals has been proposed. With the new clock scheme, this charge pump eliminates all of the reversion power ...
  • The South African Medicines Control Council: Comparison of Its Registration Process With Australia, Canada, Singapore, and Switzerland 

    Keyter, Andrea; Salek, Mir-Saeed Shayegan; Banoo, Shabir; Walker, Stuart R. (2019-03-14)
    Introduction: Comparisons between regulatory authorities of similar size and regulatory characteristics facilitate value-added benchmarking and provide insight into regulatory performance. Such comparisons highlight areas ...
  • First UK field application and performance of microcapsule-based self-healing concrete 

    Al-Tabbaa, A.; Litina, C.; Giannaros, P.; Kanellopoulos, Antonios; Souza, Livia (2019-03-12)
    Maintaining the health and reliability of our infrastructure is of strategic importance. The current state of the UK infrastructure, and the associated huge costs of inspection, maintenance, repair and eventual replacement, ...
  • Sharia Law and Digital Forensics in Saudi Arabia 

    Alanazi, Fahad; Jones, Andrew; Menon, Catherine (2018-12-19)
    These days, digital crime is one of the main challenges for law enforcement and the judicial system. Many of the laws which are used to protect the users of current technologies were derived from legislation and laws that ...
  • Measurement of 73 Ge(n,γ) cross sections and implications for stellar nucleosynthesis 

    Lederer-Woods, C.; Battino, U.; Ferreira, P.; Gawlik, A.; Guerrero, C.; Gunsing, F.; Heinitz, S.; Lerendegui-Marco, J.; Mengoni, A.; Reifarth, R.; Tattersall, A.; Valenta, S.; Weiss, C.; Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, L.; Bécares, V.; Bacak, M.; Balibrea, J.; Barbagallo, M.; Barros, S.; Bečvář, F.; Beinrucker, C.; Belloni, F.; Berthoumieux, E.; Billowes, J.; Bosnar, D.; Brugger, M.; Caamaño, M.; Calviño, F.; Calviani, M.; Cano-Ott, D.; Cerutti, F.; Chiaveri, E.; Colonna, N.; Cortés, G.; Cortés-Giraldo, M. A.; Cosentino, L.; Damone, L. A.; Deo, K.; Diakaki, M.; Dietz, M.; Domingo-Pardo, C.; Dressler, R.; Dupont, E.; Durán, I.; Fernández-Domínguez, B.; Ferrari, A.; Finocchiaro, P.; Frost, R. J.W.; Furman, V.; Göbel, K.; García, A. R.; Gheorghe, I.; Glodariu, T.; Gonçalves, I. F.; González-Romero, E.; Goverdovski, A.; Griesmayer, E.; Harada, H.; Heftrich, T.; Hernández-Prieto, A.; Heyse, J.; Jenkins, D. G.; Jericha, E.; Käppeler, F.; Kadi, Y.; Katabuchi, T.; Kavrigin, P.; Ketlerov, V.; Khryachkov, V.; Kimura, A.; Kivel, N.; Knapova, I.; Kokkoris, M.; Krtička, M.; Leal-Cidoncha, E.; Leeb, H.; Licata, M.; Lo Meo, S.; Losito, R.; Macina, D.; Marganiec, J.; Martínez, T.; Massimi, C.; Mastinu, P.; Mastromarco, M.; Matteucci, F.; Mendoza, E.; Milazzo, P. M.; Mingrone, F.; Mirea, M.; Montesano, S.; Musumarra, A.; Nolte, R.; Palomo-Pinto, F. R.; Paradela, C.; Patronis, N.; Pavlik, A.; Perkowski, J.; Porras, J. I.; Praena, J.; Quesada, J. M.; Rauscher, T.; Riego-Perez, A.; Robles, M.; Rubbia, C.; Ryan, J. A.; Sabaté-Gilarte, M.; Saxena, A.; Schillebeeckx, P.; Schmidt, S.; Schumann, D.; Sedyshev, P.; Smith, A. G.; Stamatopoulos, A.; Suryanarayana, S. V.; Tagliente, G.; Tain, J. L.; Tarifeño-Saldivia, A.; Tassan-Got, L.; Tsinganis, A.; Vannini, G.; Variale, V.; Vaz, P.; Ventura, A.; Vlachoudis, V.; Vlastou, R.; Wallner, A.; Warren, S.; Weigand, M.; Wright, T.; Žugec, P. (2019-03-10)
    73 Ge(n,γ) cross sections were measured at the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN up to neutron energies of 300 keV, providing for the first time experimental data above 8 keV. Results indicate that the stellar ...

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