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Factors that influence safety climate in construction in Oman (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Umar, T., Wamuzir, S., & Egbu, C. (2017). Factors that influence safety climate in construction in Oman. In F. Emuze, & M. Behm (Eds.), Joint CIB W099 and TG59 International Safety, Health, and People in Construction Conference: Towards Better Safety, Health, Wellbeing, and Life in Construction Conference Proceedings (99-113)

The safety climate on a specific construction project refers to managers? and workers? shared perceptions of the adequacy of the safety and health programmes and the consistency between the organization?s espoused safety policies/procedures and the a... Read More about Factors that influence safety climate in construction in Oman.

Causes of construction accidents in Oman (2017)
Journal Article
Umar, T., & Egbu, C. (2018). Causes of construction accidents in Oman. Middle East Journal of Management, 5(1), 21-33. https://doi.org/10.1504/MEJM.2018.088725

Considering the costs associated with accidents in construction, a model identifying root causes of accidents is proposed for construction organisations in Oman. The model classifies the accidents in construction mainly arising from main four causes:... Read More about Causes of construction accidents in Oman.

Academic advising, a case study of A'Sharqiyah University-Oman (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Umar, T. (2017, November). Academic advising, a case study of A'Sharqiyah University-Oman. Presented at Academic Advising: Is It Worth it?, Rustaq, Oman

By definition, the academic advising is the process between the student and an academic advisor of exploring the value of a general education, reviewing the services and policies of the institution, discussing educational and career plans, and making... Read More about Academic advising, a case study of A'Sharqiyah University-Oman.

Looking for Archie: A walking tour of Cary Grant's Bristol (2017)
Physical Artefact
Crofts, C. (2017). Looking for Archie: A walking tour of Cary Grant's Bristol. [Walking Tour]. UWE Bristol

The Looking For Archie Walking Tour of Cary Grant's Bristol was first developed in 2017 as part of the Being Human Festival . Cary Grant was born as Archibald Leach in Bristol in 1904, but many Bristolians are unaware that he grew up here and continu... Read More about Looking for Archie: A walking tour of Cary Grant's Bristol.

Lycra arm sleeve for the management of glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke – A preliminary study (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P., Greet, J., Rossall, F., Mills, M., Gibson, R., & Whales, R. (2017, October). Lycra arm sleeve for the management of glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke – A preliminary study. Poster presented at British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO) Conference, 2022, Manchester

Introduction: Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is reported to occur in 81% of patients post stroke. The aims of the study were to assess the effectiveness of Lycra sleeves on GHS and explore patients’ perceptions regarding the practicality of applying... Read More about Lycra arm sleeve for the management of glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke – A preliminary study.

‘That boy needs therapy’: Constructions of psychotherapy in popular song lyrics (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hadjiosif, M. (2017, October). ‘That boy needs therapy’: Constructions of psychotherapy in popular song lyrics. Paper presented at Annual Conference of the Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture & Society, Rutgers University Continuing Education Conference Center, New Jersey

This paper discusses constructions of psychotherapy in the lyrics of popular songs and identifies relevant discourses that are invoked or crafted. Despite a plethora of academic and clinical descriptions of psychotherapy, less research attention has... Read More about ‘That boy needs therapy’: Constructions of psychotherapy in popular song lyrics.

Development of cultures of the marine sponge Hymeniacidon perleve for genotoxicity assessment using the alkaline comet assay (2017)
Journal Article
Akpiri, R. U., Konya, R. S., & Hodges, N. J. (2017). Development of cultures of the marine sponge Hymeniacidon perleve for genotoxicity assessment using the alkaline comet assay. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 36(12), 3314-3323. https://doi.org/10.1002/etc.3907

© 2017 SETAC Sponges are a potential alternative model species to bivalves in pollution biomonitoring and environmental risk assessment in the aquatic ecosystem. In the present study, a novel in vivo exposure sponge culture model was developed from f... Read More about Development of cultures of the marine sponge Hymeniacidon perleve for genotoxicity assessment using the alkaline comet assay.

How critical are we? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Walker, C., Hadjiosif, M., & Desai, M. (2017, September). How critical are we?. Paper presented at 3rd Community Psychology Festival, Bristol, UK

The reliability of the scapula posture and scapula dyskinesis tests in rugby union players (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Singh, V. (2017, July). The reliability of the scapula posture and scapula dyskinesis tests in rugby union players. Poster presented at World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2017, Cape Town, South Africa

Background: The scapula plays an integral role in shoulder function and there is evidence of an association between scapula dysfunction and shoulder pain in overhead athletes. In rugby, players' shoulders are subject to numerous impact forces that a... Read More about The reliability of the scapula posture and scapula dyskinesis tests in rugby union players.

Causes of accidents in highway construction projects in Oman (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Umar, T., Wamuziri, S., & Egbu, C. (2017). Causes of accidents in highway construction projects in Oman. In Y. Sandanayake, T. Ramachandra, & S. Gunatilake (Eds.), The 6th World Construction Symposium: What's New and What's Next in the Built Environment Sustainability Agenda? (96-104)

Construction workers are three to four times more likely than workers in other sectors to die from accidents at work. Construction is one of the main industries in Oman providing jobs to 18% of the total population and contributing around 10% of the... Read More about Causes of accidents in highway construction projects in Oman.

Evidence briefing: Psychological therapies with people with dementia (2017)
Report
Cheston, R., & Clare, L. (2017). Evidence briefing: Psychological therapies with people with dementia. Leicester: The British Psychological Society

The aim of this document is to provide an overview of the evidence base for psychological therapies with people with a diagnosis of dementia and their families. This briefing paper aims to summarise research and clinical evidence in this area and to... Read More about Evidence briefing: Psychological therapies with people with dementia.

Briefing: Using ‘safety climate factors’ to improve construction safety (2017)
Journal Article
Umar, T., & Wamuziri, S. (2017). Briefing: Using ‘safety climate factors’ to improve construction safety. Proceedings of the ICE - Municipal Engineer, 170(2), 65-67. https://doi.org/10.1680/jmuen.16.00020

This briefing discusses the health and safety problems in the construction industry. The focus is on safety performance improvement by using ‘safety climate factors’. Construction organisations can assess their safety climate factors by using a safet... Read More about Briefing: Using ‘safety climate factors’ to improve construction safety.

Briefing: Cost of accidents in the construction industry of Oman (2017)
Journal Article
Umar, T. (2017). Briefing: Cost of accidents in the construction industry of Oman. Proceedings of the ICE - Municipal Engineer, 170(2), 68-73. https://doi.org/10.1680/jmuen.16.00032

In this paper, ongoing and planned projects for the financial year 2015-2016 in different sectors in Oman are presented. While specific focus is on the construction industry, the costs of accidents associated with the projects in different sectors ar... Read More about Briefing: Cost of accidents in the construction industry of Oman.

The antimicrobial activity of various essential oils against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Elcocks, E., Spencer-Phillips, P., & Adukwu, E. (2017, April). The antimicrobial activity of various essential oils against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. Poster presented at SfAM Early Career Scientists Research Symposium 2017, London, UK

Aims The aim of this study is to assess the in vitro antimicrobial activity of several essential oils against Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria. Methods and results Disc diffusion, microdilution, and disc volatilisation assays, are me... Read More about The antimicrobial activity of various essential oils against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria.

An evaluation of faecal transport swabs using the swab elution method in accordance with approved standard CLSI M40-A2 (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Elcocks, E., Spencer-Phillips, P., & Adukwu, E. (2017, April). An evaluation of faecal transport swabs using the swab elution method in accordance with approved standard CLSI M40-A2. Poster presented at Scientific Spring Meeting KNVM & NVMM 2017, Papendal, Netherlands

Introduction Efficient absorption, transportation and release of specimens from faecal transport swabs are characteristics that commercial swabs must possess to be compliant with the M40-A2 criteria. The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare... Read More about An evaluation of faecal transport swabs using the swab elution method in accordance with approved standard CLSI M40-A2.

Cost of accidents in construction in Oman (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Umar, T. (2017). Cost of accidents in construction in Oman. In The Ninth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-9) : Revolutionizing the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Industry through Leadership, Collaboration and Technology

In this article, the ongoing and planned projects for financial year 2015-2016 in different sectors in Oman are presented. While specific focus is on the construction industry, the costs of accidents associated with projects in different sectors are... Read More about Cost of accidents in construction in Oman.

Briefing: Defining safety leadership in construction (2017)
Journal Article
Umar, T. (2017). Briefing: Defining safety leadership in construction. Proceedings of the ICE - Municipal Engineer, 170(1), 3-5. https://doi.org/10.1680/jmuen.16.00004

This briefing explores the tenets of safety leadership within the construction environment. The scope of this briefing aims to define a universal definition of safety leadership with key components from literature review. Without a clear definition t... Read More about Briefing: Defining safety leadership in construction.