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  • The 21st century terrorist: hostis humani generis? 

    Ezeani, Elimma C. (Scientific Research Publishing. hhtp://dx.doi.org/10.4236/blr.2012.34022, 2012-12)
    EZEANI, E. C., 2012. The 21st century terrorist: hostis humani generis? Beijing Law Review, 3 (4), pp. 158-169.
    Some argue that 21st century terrorism is no different from the past. This paper argues otherwise. It considers that our social response—The revulsion against the frequent violation of the sanctity of human life and the ...
  • 50 years of architectural techology. 

    Paterson, Graham J.; Kouider, Tahar (Adjacent Digital Politics Ltd. http://planningandbuildingcontroltoday.co.uk/bim/50-years-architecturaltechnology/21226/, 2015)
    PATERSON, G. and KOUIDER, T., 2015. 50 years of architectural technology. BIM Today, Issue 4, pp. 142-145.
    As the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists celebrates its 50th anniversary, Graham Paterson MCIAT and Tahar Kouider MCIAT summarise how the organisation is embracing and developing BIM.
  • Abduction in semantic space: towards a logic of discovery 

    Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei; McArthur, Robert (Oxford Journals http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jigpal/12.2.97, 2004-03)
    BRUZA, P. D., SONG, D. and MCARTHUR, R., 2004. Abduction in semantic space: towards a logic of discovery. Logic Journal, 12 (2), pp. 97-109.
    Diminishing awareness is a consequence of the information explosion: disciplines are becoming increasingly specialized; individuals are becoming ever more insular. This paper considers how awareness can be enhanced via ...
  • The ability of UK offshore workers of different body size and shape to egress through a restricted window space. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert J.; Furnace, Graham; Schranz, Natasha; Nevill, Alan M. (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2015.11.005, 2015-11-21)
    STEWART, A., LEDINGHAM, R., FURNACE, G., SCHRANZ, N. and NEVILL, A. 2016. The ability of UK offshore workers of different body size and shape to egress through a restricted window space. Applied ergonomics [online], 55, pages 226-233. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2015.11.005.
    404 male offshore workers aged 41.4 ± 10.7 y underwent 3D body scanning and an egress task simulating the smallest helicopter window emergency exit size. The 198 who failed were older (P < 0.01), taller (P < 0.05) and ...
  • Aboutness from a commonsense perspective. 

    Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei; Wong, Kam-Fai (Wiley, 2000-10)
    BRUZA, P. D., SONG, D. and WONG, K. F., 2000. Aboutness from a commonsense perspective. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 51 (12), pp. 1090- 1105.
    Information retrieval (IR) is driven by a process which decides whether a document is about a query. Recent attempts spawned from logic-based information retrieval theory have formalized properties characterizing ...
  • Access to medicines in remote and rural areas: a survey of residents in the Scottish Highlands & Western Isles. 

    Rushworth, Gordon F.; Diack, Lesley; MacRobbie, Alison; Munoz, Sarah-Anne; Pfleger, Sharon; Stewart, Derek C. (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2015.01.005, 2015-03)
    RUSHWORTH, G. F., DIACK, L., MACROBBIE, A., MUNOZ, S.-A., PFLEGER, S., STEWART, D., 2015. Access to medicines in remote and rural areas: a survey of residents in the Scottish Highlands & Western Isles. Public Health, 129 (3), pp. 244-251.
    Objectives Sparsely populated areas are potentially predisposed to health inequalities due to limited access to services. This study aimed to explore and describe issues of access to medicines and related advice experienced ...
  • The accessibility and acceptability of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. 

    Galdas, Paul; Darwin, Zoe; Kidd, Lisa; Blickem, Christian; McPherson, Kerri; Hunt, Kate; Bower, Peter; Gilbody, Simon; Richardson, Gerry (BioMed Central http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/1230, 2014-11)
    GALDAS, P., DARWIN, Z., KIDD, L., BLICKEM, C., MCPHERSON, K., HUNT, K., BOWER, P., GILBODY, S. and RICHARDSON, G., 2014. The accessibility and acceptability of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. BMC Public Health, 14, 1230
    Background: Self-management support interventions can improve health outcomes, but their impact is limited by the numbers of people able or willing to access them. Men’s attendance at existing self-management support services ...
  • Accountability and not-for-profit organisations: implications of an international financial reporting framework. 

    Crawford, Louise; Morgan, Gareth G.; Cordery, Carolyn J. (Wiley, 2017-11-23)
    CRAWFORD, L., MORGAN, G.G. and CORDERY, C.J. 2017. Accountability and not-for-profit organisations: implications of an international financial reporting framework. Financial accountability and management [online], Early View Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/faam.12146
    This paper provides empirical evidence which informs contemporary debates on developing international financial reporting standards for not-for-profit organisations (NPOs) (CCAB, 2013a,b; IFRS Foundation, 2015). Drawing ...
  • Accumulation and detoxication responses of the gastropod Lymnaea stagnalis to single and combined exposures to natural (cyanobacteria) and anthropogenic (the herbicide RoundUp® Flash) stressors. 

    Lance, Emilie; Desprat, Julia; Holbech, Bente Frost; Gérard, Claudia; Bormans, Myriam; Lawton, Linda A.; Edwards, Christine; Wiegand, Claudia (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.05.024, 2016-05-23)
    LANCE, E., DESPRAT, J., HOLBECH, B.F., GERARD, C., BORMANS, M., LAWTON, L.A., EDWARDS, C. and WIEGAND, C. 2016.Accumulation and detoxication responses of the gastropod lymnaea stagnalis to single and combined exposures to natural (cyanobacteria) and anthropogenic (the herbicide RoundUp® Flash) stressors. Aquatic toxicology [online], 177, pages 116-124. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.05.024
    Freshwater gastropods are increasingly exposed to multiple stressors in the field such as the herbicide glyphosate in Roundup formulations and cyanobacterial blooms either producing or not producing microcystins (MCs), ...
  • Achieving high strength and ductility in magnesium alloys via densely hierarchical double contraction nanotwins. 

    Fu, Hui; Ge, Bincheng; Xin, Yunchang; Wu, Ruizhi; Fernandez, Carlos; Huang, Jianyu; Peng, Qiuming (ACS https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02641, 2017-08-31)
    FU, H., GE, B., XIN, Y., WU, R., FERNANDEZ, C., HUANG, J. and PENG, Q. 2017. Achieving high strength and ductility in magnesium alloys via densely hierarchical double contraction nanotwins. Nano letters [online], 17(10), pages 6117-6124. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02641
    Light-weight magnesium alloys with high strength are especially desirable for the applications in transportation, aerospace, electronic components, and implants owing to their high stiffness, abundant raw materials, and ...
  • Acoustic emission method for defect detection and identification in carbon steel welded joints. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Orr, Fraser; Steel, John A.; El-Shaib, Mohamed (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.03.012, 2017-03-23)
    DROUBI, M.G., FAISAL, N.H., ORR, F., STEEL, J.A. and EL-SHAIB, M. 2017. Acoustic emission method for defect detection and identification in carbon steel welded joints. Journal of constructional steel research [online], 134, pages 28-37. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.03.012.
    Detecting welding defects in industrial equipment (welded joints and built-up structures) is a key aspect in evaluating the probability of failure in different situations. Acoustic emission (AE) is an effective non-destructive ...
  • Acoustic emission method to study fracture (Mode-I, II) and residual strength characteristics in composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Stuart, Alan; Mowat, John J.; Nobel, Craig; Prathuru, Anil Kumar; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2017.1278696, 2017-01-12)
    DROUBI, M.G., STUART, A., MOWAT, J., NOBLE, C., PRATHURU, A.K. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Acoustic emission method to study fracture (Mode-I, II) and residual strength characteristics in composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints. Journal of adhesion [online], Latest articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2017.1278696.
    Failure behaviour of two types of adhesively bonded joints (composite-to-metal, metal-to-metal) has been studied under failure modes (Mode I: double cantilever beam (DCB) and Mode II: three-point end notch flexures (3-ENF)) ...
  • Activity of bisnaphthalimidopropyl derivatives agains trypanosoma brucei. 

    Graca, Nuno A.G.; Gaspar, Luis; Costa, David M.; Loureiro, Ines; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul; Ramos, Isbaal; Roura, Meritxell; Pruvost, Alain; Pemberton, Ian K.; Loukil, Hadjer; MacDougall, Jane; Tavares, Joana; Cordeiro-da-Silva, Anabela (American Society for Microbiology https://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02490-15, 2016-01-19)
    GRACA, N.A.G., GASPAR, L, COSTA, D.M., LOUREIRO, I., KONG THOO-LIN, P., RAMOS, I., ROURA, M., PRUVOST, A., PEMBERTON, I.K., LOUKIL, H., MACDOUGALL, J., TAVARES, J. and CORDEIRO-DA-SILVA, A. 2016. Activity of bisnaphthalimidopropyl derivatives agains trypanosoma brucei. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy [online], 60(4), pages 2532-2536. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02490-15
    Current treatments for African trypanosomiasis are either toxic, costly, difficult to administer, or prone to elicit resistance. This study evaluated the activity of bisnaphthalimidopropyl (BNIP) derivatives against ...
  • Actors of the common interest? The Brussels offices of the regions. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Taylor & Francis. http://wwww.tandfonline.com/10.1080/07036337.2011.579749, 2011-07)
    GREENWOOD, J., 2011. Actors of the common interest? The Brussels offices of the regions. Journal of European Integration, 33 (4), pp. 437-451.
    The absence of a formal place in representative democracy at EU level casts sub-national authorities more as actors of EU participatory democracy. Where they have specific interests to pursue their Brussels offices act ...
  • Adapt and thrive. 

    Cunningham, James (Wilmington Group PLC http://www.privateclientadviser.co.uk/feature/family/adapt-and-thrive, 2014-11)
    CUNNINGHAM, J., 2014. Adapt and thrive. Private Client Advisor, 20 (1), pp. 16-19.
    Family businesses are unique, peculiar and without question set-aside from non-family rivals. Dealing with them can be an emotional rollercoaster for both practitioner and client. The academic discussion surrounding family ...
  • Adaptable buildings for sustainable built environment. 

    Manewa, Anupa; Siriwardena, Mohan; Ross, Andrew; Madanayake, Upeksha (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-10-2014-0053, 2016-05-03)
    MANEWA, A., SIRIWARDENA, M., ROSS, A. and MADANAYAKE, U. 2016. Adaptable buildings for sustainable built environment. Built environment project and asset management [online], 6(2) Suppl 1, pages 139-158. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-10-2014-0053.
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the ability of 'adaptable buildings' to respond to future potential built environment changes in sustainable way. Design/methodology/approach - A detailed literature review ...
  • Adaptation challenges for healthcare infrastructure in a changing climate. 

    Wilson, Grant; Kishk, Mohammed (Swedish Science Pioneers. http://dx.doi.org/10.13183%2Fjcrg.v2i1.26, 2013-04)
    WILSON, G. and KISHK, M., 2013. Adaptation challenges for healthcare infrastructure in a changing climate. Journal of Clinical Research & Governance, 2 (1), pp. 3-9.
    The paper aims to discuss the relationships between the phenomenon of climate change, and the requirement for adaptation for healthcare infrastructure. It discusses the climate change debate, and demonstrates the linkages ...
  • Adaptive re-use and urban regeneration in Dhaka – a theoretical exploration. 

    Zaman, Quazi M. M. (Open House International Association, 2011)
    ZAMAN, Q. M. M., 2011. Adaptive re-use and urban regeneration in Dhaka – a theoretical exploration. Open House International, 36 (2), pp. 45-58.
    At a time, when there are world-wide calls for sustainable building design and construction focusing on building adaptation and remodeling rather than demolition and replacement, a local system of remodeling and functional ...
  • Addressing food production planning and control issues through information visualisation: an agile development. 

    Allison, Ian K.; Stratton, Roy; Robey, Drew (International Information Management Association. http://www.iima.org/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=category&download=376:addressing-food-production-planning-and-control-issues-through-information-visualisation-an-agile-development&id=62:2012-volume-12-issue-1&Itemid=68, 2012)
    ALLISON, I., STRATTON, R. and ROBEY, D., 2012. Addressing food production planning and control issues through information visualisation: an agile development. Communications of the IIMA, 12 (1), pp. 1-16.
    Food manufacturers have a compelling requirement to address their information management needs in relation to the management of variation in their supply chain and subsequent production processes. However, many organisational ...
  • Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. 

    Todd, Nicholas; Ezeani, Elimma C. (Sweet and Maxwell https://westlaw.co.uk, 2016-12-31)
    TODD, N. and EZEANI, E.C. 2016. Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. Juridical review [online], 2016(4), pages 315-336. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk.
    Escalating costs in UK statutory adjudications under the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act (HGCRA)1996 have restricted the use of the procedure by some of the very parties whose interests the legislation was ...