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    • Social ecological interventions to increase physical activity in children and young people living with and beyond cancer: a systematic review 

      Cross, Ainslea; Howlett, Neil; Sheffield, David (2020-05-29)
      Objective: To identify the behaviour change techniques and intervention components associated with the promotion of physical activity (PA) for children and young people living with and beyond cancer. Design and main outcome ...
    • ALMA reveals the coherence of the magnetic field geometry in OH 231.8+4.2 

      Sabin, L.; Sahai, R.; Vlemmings, W. H. T.; Zhang, Q.; Zijlstra, A. A.; Gledhill, T.; Huarte-Espinosa, M.; Sánchez, A. F. Pérez; Lagadec, E.; Navarro, S. G. (2020-05-23)
      In a continuing effort to investigate the role of magnetic fields in evolved low and intermediate mass stars (principally regarding the shaping of their envelopes), we present new ALMA high resolution polarization data ...
    • Preventing problematic internet use during the COVID-19 pandemic: Consensus guidance 

      Király, Orsolya; Potenza, Marc N; Stein, Dan J; King, Daniel L; Hodgins, David C; Saunders, John B; Griffiths, Mark D; Gjoneska, Biljana; Billieux, Joël; Brand, Matthias; Abbott, Max W; Chamberlain, Samuel R; Corazza, Ornella; Burkauskas, Julius; Sales, Célia M D; Montag, Christian; Lochner, Christine; Grünblatt, Edna; Wegmann, Elisa; Martinotti, Giovanni; Lee, Hae Kook; Rumpf, Hans-Jürgen; Castro-Calvo, Jesús; Rahimi-Movaghar, Afarin; Higuchi, Susumu; Menchon, Jose M; Zohar, Joseph; Pellegrini, Luca; Walitza, Susanne; Fineberg, Naomi A; Demetrovics, Zsolt (2020-07)
      As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many governments have introduced steps such as spatial distancing and "staying at home" to curb its spread and impact. The fear resulting from the disease, the 'lockdown' situation, ...
    • Population Study of Ovarian Cancer Risk Prediction for Targeted Screening and Prevention 

      Gaba, Faiza; Blyuss, Oleg; Liu, Xinting; Goyal, Shivam; Lahoti, Nishant; Chandrasekaran, Dhivya; Kurzer, Margarida; Kalsi, Jatinderpal; Sanderson, Saskia; Lanceley, Anne; Ahmed, Munaza; Side, Lucy; Gentry-Maharaj, Aleksandra; Wallis, Yvonne; Wallace, Andrew; Waller, Jo; Luccarini, Craig; Yang, Xin; Dennis, Joe; Dunning, Alison; Lee, Andrew; Antoniou, Antonis C; Legood, Rosa; Menon, Usha; Jacobs, Ian; Manchanda, Ranjit (2020-05-15)
      Unselected population-based personalised ovarian cancer (OC) risk assessment combining genetic/epidemiology/hormonal data has not previously been undertaken. We aimed to perform a feasibility study of OC risk stratification ...
    • ‘Complexity’ as a rhetorical smokescreen for UK public health inaction on diet 

      Savona, Natalie; Thompson, Claire; Smith, Dianna; Cummins, Steven (2020-04-30)
      ‘Complexity’ is theorised as a characteristic of modern food systems that poses a challenge to improving population diets. This paper seeks to explore the discursive deployment of ‘complexity’ in the context of public ...
    • Conceptualizing the Business Corporation: Insights from History 

      Gindis, David (2020-06-01)
      The purpose of this symposium is to shed light on the genealogy of the idea of a business corporation, an economic institution which has long been regarded with a mixture of awe and apprehension. Each of the four original ...
    • Adaptive Robot Mediated Upper Limb Training Using Electromyogram Based Muscle Fatigue Indicators 

      Thacham-Poyil, Azeemsha; Steuber, Volker; Amirabdollahian, Farshid (2020-05-29)
      Studies on improving the adaptability of upper limb rehabilitation training do not often consider the implications of muscle fatigue sufficiently. In this study, electromyogram features were used as fatigue indicators in ...
    • Growth rules for repair of asynchronous irregular network models following peripheral lesions 

      Sinha, Ankur; Metzner, Christoph; Davey, Neil; Adams, Roderick; Schmuker, Michael; Steuber, Volker (2019-11-14)
      Several homeostatic mechanisms enable the brain to maintain desired levels of neuronal activity after disruptive changes to synaptic inputs. One of these homeostatic mechanisms, structural plasticity, can restore activity ...
    • Phase dependence of the termination of absence seizures by cerebellar input to thalamocortical networks 

      Goncharenko, Iuliia; Kros, Lieke; Maex, Reinoud; Davey, Neil; Metzner, Christoph; De Zeeuw, C.I.; Hoebeek, F.E.; Steuber, Volker (2019-11-14)
      Absence seizures are the most common form of epilepsy in children. They start and finish abruptly, last for 10–20 seconds and can be detected by generalised spike-and-wave discharges (GSWDs) in the electroencephalogram. ...
    • Upper-Class Women, Their Gardens and Outdoor Spaces 1860 - 1920 

      Saunders, Megan (2020-02-12)
      This dissertation explores upper-class women’s interactions with garden and outdoor spaces 1860-1920. It does this by using newspapers and the press as its main primary source base, focusing on the representation of ...
    • Growth rules for repair of asynchronous irregular network models following peripheral lesions 

      Sinha, Ankur; Metzner, Christoph; Davey, Neil; Adams, Roderick; Schmuker, Michael; Steuber, Volker (2019-11-14)
      Several homeostatic mechanisms enable the brain to maintain desired levels of neuronal activity after disruptive changes to synaptic inputs. One of these homeostatic mechanisms, structural plasticity, can restore activity ...
    • Phase dependence of the termination of absence seizures by cerebellar input to thalamocortical networks 

      Goncharenko, Iuliia; Kros, Lieke; Maex, Reinoud; Davey, Neil; Metzner, Christoph; De Zeeuw, C.I.; Hoebeek, F.E.; Steuber, Volker (2019-11-14)
      Absence seizures are the most common form of epilepsy in children. They start and finish abruptly, last for 10–20 seconds and can be detected by generalised spike-and-wave discharges (GSWDs) in the electroencephalogram. ...
    • Unsupervised learning of sparse spatio-temporal receptive fields through inhibitory plasticity; A model of the mammalian early visual system 

      Sutton, Samuel; Steuber, Volker; Schmuker, Michael (2019-11-14)
      Receptive fields of V1 simple cells in mammalian visual cortex are characterised as localized, oriented bandpass filters that respond to oriented contrast edges of a specific spatial scale in a particular area of the visual ...
    • Critical macro-finance, Post Keynesian monetary theory and emerging economies 

      Bonizzi, Bruno; Kaltenbrunner, Annina (2020-05-28)
      In our contribution to this forum, we suggest that critical macro-finance (CMF) scholars and Post Keynesian monetary theorists would profit from a more explicit engagement with each other. Post Keynesian scholars would ...
    • A high-resolution view of the jets in 3C 465 

      Bempong-Manful, E.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Birkinshaw, Mark; Laing, R. A.; Leahy, J. P.; Worrall, D. M. (2020-05-28)
      We present new high-resolution and high-sensitivity studies of the jets in the WAT source 3C 465, using deep transverse-resolved radio observations from e-MERLIN, and with complementary observations from the VLA. We derive ...
    • Self-organising floor plans in care homes 

      Carta, Silvio; Turchi, Tommaso; St Loe, Stephanie; Simon, Joel (2020-05-27)
      This paper presents and discusses an optimisation approach applied to spatial layouts in care home building design. With this study, we introduce a method for increasing the floor plan efficiency using a self-organising ...
    • Critical Success Factors for Ensuring Bankable Completion Risk in PFI/PPP Megaprojects 

      Owolabi, Hakeem A; Oyedele, Lukumon O.; Alaka, Hafiz; Ajayi, Saheed O.; Akinade, Olugbenga O.; Bilal, Muhammad (2020-01)
      This study investigates project financiers' perspectives on the bankability of completion risk in private finance initiative and public–private partnership (PFI/PPP) megaprojects. Using a mixed methodology approach, focus ...
    • Marginalisation of End-User Stakeholder’s in Public Private Partnership Road Projects in Nigeria 

      Toriola-Coker, Olalekan L.; Alaka, Hafiz; Agbali, Mohammed; Adeniran Bello, Wasiu; Pathirage, Chaminda; Oyedele, Lukmon (2020-05-19)
      The operational phase of public private partnership (PPP) projects in Nigeria has consistently witnessed serious challenges. Researches by various authors suggest that the major factors militating against the successful ...
    • Components reuse in the building sector – A systematic review 

      Rakhshan, Kambiz; Morel, Jean-Claude; Alaka, Hafiz; Charef, Rabia (2020-04)
      Widespread reuse of building components can promote the circularity of materials in the building sector. However, the reuse ofbuilding components is not yet a mainstream practise. Although there have been several studies ...
    • Exploring the bottom-up reform of sex offender registration in China : Carceral feminism and populist authoritarianism 

      Chen, Qi (2020-04-29)
      In 2017, the Minhang District of Shanghai introduced sex offender registration. This reform attracted positive reactions on social media. Local governments in Jiangsu, Guangdong and Chongqing quickly followed the precedent. ...