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Welcome to UWE Bristol Research Repository

The Research Repository is an open access online repository providing a central record of the University's research output as well as immediate access to the full text. It covers the whole range of UWE Bristol's output including books, book chapters, conference papers, images and journal articles.

Contact the team for more information at repository@uwe.ac.uk



Latest Additions

Global displacement in the 21st century: towards an ethical framework (2020)
Journal Article
Cole, P. (in press). Global displacement in the 21st century: towards an ethical framework. Journal of Global Ethics, https://doi.org/10.1080/17449626.2020.1783566

A body of work has emerged in political philosophy which can be termed ‘the ethics of migration’. Within that literature, there has been an increased focus on issues of displacement and protection which reflects practical concerns in the wider world.... Read More about Global displacement in the 21st century: towards an ethical framework.

Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture (2020)
Journal Article
Palmer, S. (in press). Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture. Osteoporosis Review,

Introduction: This article relates to the use of postural taping and braces for stable osteoporotic vertebral fractures (OVFs) where treatment aims might include pain relief and postural re-education. Normally, such techniques or devices will allow s... Read More about Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture.

Resuscitating the subcultural corpse: A reflection on subculture as lived experience and the importance of class and ethnicity! (2020)
Book Chapter
Webb, P. (2020). Resuscitating the subcultural corpse: A reflection on subculture as lived experience and the importance of class and ethnicity!. In Hebdige and Subculture in the Twenty-First Century: Through the sub-cultural lens. United kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-28475-6

The chapter addresses the deficiencies of Hebdige's analysis in terms of class and race/ethnicity when looking at Punk subculture in his 1979 book 'Subculture: The meaning of style'. Hebdige focused on Punk as a mainly working class movement but many... Read More about Resuscitating the subcultural corpse: A reflection on subculture as lived experience and the importance of class and ethnicity!.

A de-risked bio-inspired condylar prosthetic knee joint for a robotic leg test rig (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Agrawal, S., Simasinghe, C., Jafari, A., Etoundi, A., & Jie Chong, J. (in press). A de-risked bio-inspired condylar prosthetic knee joint for a robotic leg test rig

The design of the human knee joint has been a challenging task due to the presence of intricate parts, complex mechanisms and their interdependence which joins them together. A bio-inspired design for the condylar knee joint has been proposed in earl... Read More about A de-risked bio-inspired condylar prosthetic knee joint for a robotic leg test rig.

Application of machine learning towards design optimisation of bio-inspired transfemoral prosthetic socket for robotic leg test rig (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Sabau, P., Jie Chong, J., Jafari, A., Agrawal, S., Semasinghe, C., & Etoundi, A. (in press). Application of machine learning towards design optimisation of bio-inspired transfemoral prosthetic socket for robotic leg test rig

In the past century many medical advancements in prosthetics have been achieved, however, discomfort in prosthetic socket remains one of the toughest challenges faced by both amputees and prosthetists. Wearing an uncomfortable socket can lead to user... Read More about Application of machine learning towards design optimisation of bio-inspired transfemoral prosthetic socket for robotic leg test rig.


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