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  • Cyanopeptolins with trypsin and chymotrypsin inhibitory activity from the cyanobacterium nostoc edaphicum CCNP1411. 

    Mazur-Marzec, Hanna; Fidor, Anna; Ceglowska, Marta; Wieczerzak, Ewa; Kropidlowska, Magdalena; Goua, Marie; Macaskill, Jenny; Edwards, Christine (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/md16070220, 2018-06-26)
    MAZUR-MARZEC, H., FIDOR, A., CEGLOWSKA, M., WIECZERZAK, E., KROPIDLOWSKA, M., GOUA, M., MACASKILL, J. and EDWARDS, C. 2018. Cyanopeptolins with trypsin and chymotrypsin inhibitory activity from the cyanobacterium nostoc edaphicum CCNP1411. Marine drugs [online], 16(7), article ID 220. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/md16070220
    Cyanopeptolins (CPs) are one of the most frequently occurring cyanobacterial peptides, many of which are inhibitors of serine proteases. Some CP variants are also acutely toxic to aquatic organisms, especially small ...
  • Childbirth as sacred celebration. 

    Crowther, Susan (Routledge https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315389639, 2017-09-13)
    CROWTHER, S. 2017. Childbirth as sacred celebration. In Crowther, S. and Hall, J. (eds.) Spirituality and childbirth: meaning and care at the start of life. London: Routledge [online], chapter 2. Available from: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315389639
    This chapter explores how childbirth is spiritually experienced and meaningful within society revealing how childbirth has purpose both individually and collectively. The discourse and mood around childbirth internationally ...
  • Resilience and sustainability amongst maternity care providers. 

    Crowther, Susan (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/Psychosocial-Resilience-and-Risk-in-the-Perinatal-Period-Implications/Thomson-Schmied/p/book/9781138101586, 2017-06-13)
    CROWTHER, S. 2017. Resilience and sustainability amongst maternity care providers. In Thomson, G. and Schmied, V. (eds.) Psychosocial resilience and risk in the perinatal period: implications and guidance for professionals. London: Routledge [online], chapter 13, pages 185-200. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/Psychosocial-Resilience-and-Risk-in-the-Perinatal-Period-Implications/Thomson-Schmied/p/book/9781138101586
    This chapter looks at maternity care providers who provide care in this social, political and emotional milieu on a daily basis. The emotional work of maternity care provision cannot be underestimated. Contemporary maternity ...
  • Interventions for post-stroke fatigue. 

    Kennedy, Catriona; Kidd, Lisa (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.11.006, 2017-11-21)
    KENNEDY, C. and KIDD, L. 2018. Interventions for post-stroke fatigue. International journal of nursing studies [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.11.006
    This is a summary of a Cochrane review of Wu, S., Kutlubaev, M.A., Chun, H.-Y.Y., Cowey, E., Pollock, A., Macleod, M.R., Dennis, M., Keane, E., Sharpe, M. and Mead, G.E. Interventions for post-stroke fatigue. Cochrane ...
  • Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women. 

    Kennedy, Catriona (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12582, 2017-09-24)
    KENNEDY, C. 2018. Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women. International journal of nursing practice [online], 24(3), e12582. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12582
    This is a summary of a Cochrane review of O'Mahony, M., Comber, H., Fitzgerald, T., Corrigan, M.A., Fitzgerald, E., Grunfeld, E.A., Flynn, M.G. and Hegarty, J. Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women. ...
  • Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work. 

    Yuill, Chris; Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0961463X18785030, 2018-07-17)
    YUILL, C. and MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2018. Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work. Time and society [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961463X18785030
    While previous literature has examined time discourses in social work and demonstrated that social work is predicated on linear understandings of time, one area that has received little theoretical and empirical attention ...
  • A qualitative study of the perspectives of older people in remote Scotland on accessibility to healthcare, medicines and medicines-taking. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Gibson-Smith, Kathrine; Cunningham, Scott; Pfleger, Sharon; Rushworth, Gordon F. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0684-y, 2018-07-09)
    STEWART, D., GIBSON-SMITH, K., CUNNINGHAM, S., PFLEGER, S and RUSHWORTH, G. 2018. A qualitative study of the perspectives of older people in remote Scotland on accessibility to healthcare, medicines and medicines-taking. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], First Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0684-y.
    Background: Recent evidence highlights the disproportionate rates of health inequality often experienced within remote and rural communities. Access to medicines within remote and rural communities may also prove problematic. ...
  • Variation in lifting kinematics related to individual intrinsic lumbar curvature: an investigation in healthy adults. 

    Pavlova, Anastasia V.; Meakin, Judith R.; Cooper, Kay; Barr, Rebecca J.; Aspden, Richard M. (BMJ https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2018-000374, 2018-07-15)
    PAVLOVA, A.V., MEAKIN, J.R., COOPER, K., BARR, R.J. and ASPDEN, R.M. 2018. Variation in lifting kinematics related to individual intrinsic lumbar curvature: an investigation in healthy adults. BMJ open sport and exercise medicine [online], 4(1), article ID e000374. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2018-000374
    Objective: Lifting postures are frequently implicated in back pain. We previously related responses to a static load with intrinsic spine shape, and here we investigate the role of lumbar spine shape in lifting ...
  • Open circuit voltage and state of charge relationship functional optimization for the working state monitoring of the aerial lithium-ion battery pack. 

    Wang, Shunli; Fernandez, Carlos; Zou, Chuan-Yun; Yu, Chun-Mei; Li, Xiao-Xia; Pei, Shi-Jie; Xie, Wei (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.07.030, 2018-07-06)
    WANG, S.-L., FERNANDEZ, C., ZOU, C.-Y., YU, C.-M., LI, X.-X., PEI, S.-J. and XIE, W. 2018. Open circuit voltage and state of charge relationship functional optimization for the working state monitoring of the aerial lithium-ion battery pack. Journal of cleaner production [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.07.030
    The aerial lithium-ion battery pack works differently from the usual battery packs, the working characteristic of which is intermittent supplement charge and instantaneous large current discharge. An adaptive state of ...
  • Development of consensus based national antimicrobial stewardship competencies for UK undergraduate healthcare professional education. 

    Courtenay, Molly; Lim, Rosemary; Castro-Sanchez, Enrique; Deslandes, Rhian; Hodson, Karen; Morris, Gary; Reeves, Scott; Weiss, Marjorie; Ashiru-Oredope, Diane; Bain, Heather; Black, Adam; Bosanquet, Joanne; Cockburn, Alison; Duggan, Catherine; Fitzpatrick, Matthew; Gallagher, Rose; Grant, Daniel; McEwen, Jo; Reid, Nicholas; Sneddon, Jacqueline; Stewart, Derek C.; Tonna, Antonella P.; White, Pip (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.06.022, 2018-06-30)
    COURTENAY, M., LIM, R., CASTRO-SANCHEZ, E., DESLANDES, R., HODSON, K., MORRIS, G., REEVES, S., WEISS, M., ASHIRU-OREDOPE, D., BAIN, H., BLACK, A., BOSANQUET, J., COCKBURN, A., DUGGAN, C., FITZPATRICK, M., GALLAGHER, R., GRANT, D., MCEWEN, J., REID, N., SNEDDON, J., STEWART, D., TONNA, A. and WHITE, P. 2018. Development of consensus based national antimicrobial stewardship competencies for UK undergraduate healthcare professional education. Journal of hospital infection [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.06.022
    Background: Healthcare professionals are involved in an array of patient and medicine related stewardship activities, for which an understanding and engagement with antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) is important. Undergraduate ...
  • The effect of administration of fenbendazole on the microbial hindgut population of the horse. 

    Crotch-Harvey, Laura; Thomas, Leigh-Anne; Worgan, Hilary J.; Douglas, Jamie-Leigh; Gilby, Diane E.; McEwan, Neil R. (Japanese Society of Equine Science https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.29.47, 2018-07-06)
    CROTCH-HARVEY, L., THOMAS, L.-A., WORGAN, H.J., DOUGLAS, J.-L., GILBY, D.E. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2018. The effect of administration of fenbendazole on the microbial hindgut population of the horse. Journal of equine science [online], 29(2), pages 47-51. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.29.47
    Anthelmintics are used as anti-worming agents. Although known to affect their target organisms, nothing has been published regarding their effect on other digestive tract organisms, or metabolites produced by them. The ...
  • Attitudes to meatless meals: a comparison of the general public and those with links to the agricultural economy. 

    Mackenzie, Myra; Shanahan, Laura
    MACKENZIE, M. and SHANAHAN, L. [2018]. Attitudes to meatless meals: a comparison of the general public and those with links to the agricultural economy. Nutrition and food science [online], (accepted).
    Introduction: Adopting meat reduction strategies within the United Kingdom (UK) is fundamental to limiting environmental damage and achieving public health benefits. This study aimed to compare the attitudes to adopting ...
  • Analysis of the composition of milk in the first three lactations in Ayrshire cattle across four decades. 

    Knight, Roxanne B.; McEwan, Neil R.
    KNIGHT, R.B. and MCEWAN, N.R. [2018]. Analysis of the composition of milk in the first three lactations in Ayrshire cattle across four decades. Open agriculture [online], (accepted).
    Using historic lactation records for Ayrshire cattle, we report a gradual increase in the production of milk, butter fat and protein levels across four decades. This was generally at the extent of attaining a level of ...
  • If you don't count, you don't count: monitoring and evaluation in South African NGOs. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7660.2012.01776.x, 2012-05-17)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2012. If you don't count, you don't count: monitoring and evaluation in South African NGOs. Development and change [online], 43(3), pages 649-670. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7660.2012.01776.x
    Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) are increasingly challenged to demonstrate accountability and relevance, with reporting, monitoring and evaluation arguably having become development activities in their own right. ...
  • Racial formations: South Africa. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Cengage (EMEA) LTD, 2013-02-15)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2013. Racial formations: South Africa. In Mason, P.L. (ed.) Encyclopedia of race and racism. 2nd ed, vol 3. Andover: Cengage Ltd.
    South Africa became a democratic, non-racial state in 1994. The first democratic elections were preceded by fifty years of legislated racial domination. Apartheid (separateness in Afrikaans) involved racial segregation in ...
  • Bursting bubbles: can experiments and analogues help stakeholders and the public visualise risks? 

    Stalker, Linda; Roberts, Jennifer J.; Mabon, Leslie (CSIRO https://doi.org/10.1071/AJ17091, 2018-05-28)
    STALKER, L., ROBERTS, J.J. and MABON, L. 2018. Bursting bubbles: can experiments and analogues help stakeholders and the public visualise risks? The APPEA journal: journal of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association [online], 58(2), pages 612-616. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1071/AJ17091
    Laboratory experiments, natural analogues and pilot projects have been fundamental in developing scientific understanding of risk and uncertainty from georesource exploration. International research into CO2 and CH4 leakage ...
  • South African NGOs and the public sphere: between popular movements and partnerships for development. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/02533950903076568, 2009-08-03)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2009. South African NGOs and the public sphere: between popular movements and partnerships for development. Social dynamics [online], 35(2), pages 423-435. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02533950903076568
    This article examines the widespread notion that post-apartheid democracy can be deepened and civil society strengthened by NGO activities in the sphere of public debate and participation. I focus on a number of interrelated ...
  • The NHS health check for developing HFE competencies. 

    Vosper, Helen; Bowie, Paul; Hignett, Sue (CIEHF http://www.ergonomics.org.uk, 2018-04-23)
    VOSPER, H., BOWIE, P. and HIGNETT, S. 2018. The NHS health check for developing HFE competencies. In Charles, R. and Wilkinson, J. (eds.) Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2018. Proceedings of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors annual conference, 23-25 April 2018, Birmingham, UK. Loughborough: Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, pages 31-37.
    Patient safety is an emergent property of complex sociotechnical healthcare systems. Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE), with its design-based systems focus, offers frameworks for developing resilient systems, although use ...
  • Delivering sustainable urban regeneration in emerging nations: introducing neighbourhood hotspots. 

    Akinsete, Ebun; Hoelzel, Fabienne; Oshodi, Lookman (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/10464883.2014.937245, 2014-10-14)
    AKINSETE, E., HOELZEL, F. and OSHODI, L. 2014. Delivering sustainable urban regeneration in emerging nations: introducing neighbourhood hotspots.. Journal of architectural education [online], 68(2), pages 238-245. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10464883.2014.937245
    Challenges faced by urban centres today often result from multiple social, economic and environmental issues, which act on multiple points of impact. As a result, successful urban interventions are increasingly geared ...
  • Surface plasmon enhance ethylene glycol electrooxidation based on hollow platinum-silver nanodendrites. 

    Xu, Hui; Song, Pingping; Fernandez, Carlos; Wang, Jin; Shiraishi, Yukihide; Wang, Caiqin; Du, Yukou (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtice.2018.05.036, 2018-06-19)
    XU, H., SONG, P., FERNANDEZ, C., WANG, J., SHIRAISHI, Y., WANG, C. and DU, Y. 2018. Surface plasmon enhance ethylene glycol electrooxidation based on hollow platinum-silver nanodendrites. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtice.2018.05.036
    The surface plasmon resonance (SPR) effect on noble metals to convert solar energy into chemical has attracted a lot of interest. However, the lack of highly efficient photocatalysts is still the forbidden obstacle as well ...