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DRY: Diary of a Water Super Hero (2019)
Book
McEwen, L., Gorell Barnes, L., Jones, V., Whitehouse, S., & Williams, S. DRY: Diary of a Water Super Hero. UWE Bristol

This is the children's book (designed for Key Stage 2) produced as part of the knowledge exchange within the NERC -funded DRY (Drought Risk and You) project. The book aims to promote awareness of drought in the UK and of positive water behaviours -... Read More about DRY: Diary of a Water Super Hero.

High fatalities risk found in gulf construction (2019)
Journal Article
Umar, T., Egbu, C., Ofori, G., Honnurvali, M. S., Saidani, M., & Opoku, A. (2019). High fatalities risk found in gulf construction. International Journal of Sustainable Real Estate and Construction Economics, 1(4), 351-376. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSRECE.2019.106544

It is predicted that the construction industry will be growing in the future, and that could lead to an increase in risks in work safety and accidents. This paper presents the current status of occupational safety and health in the Gulf region by pro... Read More about High fatalities risk found in gulf construction.

Clinically Actionable Insights into Initial and Matched Recurrent Glioblastomas to Inform Novel Treatment Approaches (2019)
Journal Article
Ellis, H. P., McInerney, C. E., Schrimpf, D., Sahm, F., Stupnikov, A., Wadsley, M., …Kurian, K. M. (2019). Clinically Actionable Insights into Initial and Matched Recurrent Glioblastomas to Inform Novel Treatment Approaches. Journal of Oncology, 2019, Article 4878547. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/4878547

© 2019 H. P. Ellis et al. Glioblastoma is the most common primary adult brain tumour, and despite optimal treatment, the median survival is 12-15 months. Patients with matched recurrent glioblastomas were investigated to try to find actionable mutati... Read More about Clinically Actionable Insights into Initial and Matched Recurrent Glioblastomas to Inform Novel Treatment Approaches.

Aluminium Induced DNA-damage and Oxidative Stress in Cultures of the Marine Sponge Hymeniacidon perlevis (2019)
Journal Article
Akpiri, R. U., Hodges, N. J., & Konya, R. S. (2020). Aluminium Induced DNA-damage and Oxidative Stress in Cultures of the Marine Sponge Hymeniacidon perlevis. Journal of Marine Science, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.30564/jms.v2i1.1070

Aluminium is the most abundant element in the earth crust, and has no known biological function. However, it is an established neurotoxicant in its trivalent oxidation state, with exposure resulting in neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s dise... Read More about Aluminium Induced DNA-damage and Oxidative Stress in Cultures of the Marine Sponge Hymeniacidon perlevis.

Experiential avoidance and cognitive fusion mediate the relationship between body evaluation and unhelpful body image coping strategies in individuals with visible differences (2019)
Journal Article
Zucchelli, F., White, P., & Williamson, H. (2020). Experiential avoidance and cognitive fusion mediate the relationship between body evaluation and unhelpful body image coping strategies in individuals with visible differences. Body Image, 32, 121-127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.12.002

Psychological flexibility, the capacity to be open to any internal stimuli and act in accordance with valued ends, has been identified as an explanatory variable in how people cope with body concerns. The role of psychological flexibility is unexplor... Read More about Experiential avoidance and cognitive fusion mediate the relationship between body evaluation and unhelpful body image coping strategies in individuals with visible differences.

Rapid bactericidal effect of cinnamon bark essential oil against Pseudomonas aeruginosa (2019)
Journal Article
Elcocks, E., Spencer‐Phillips, P., & Adukwu, E. (2020). Rapid bactericidal effect of cinnamon bark essential oil against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 128(4), 1025-1037. https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.14538

AIMS: This study aimed to identify the most effective antimicrobial from a selection of essential oils and investigate its bactericidal properties against Ps. aeruginosa. METHODS AND RESULTS: The disc diffusion assay and minimal inhibitory/bacte... Read More about Rapid bactericidal effect of cinnamon bark essential oil against Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Satisfaction with health care in families following a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or palate in the United Kingdom (2019)
Journal Article
Costa, B., White, P., & Stock, N. M. (2020). Satisfaction with health care in families following a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or palate in the United Kingdom. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 57(5), 599-605. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665619888318

Objective: Having a child born with a cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) poses several challenges for new parents and can have a significant psychological impact on the family as a whole. Previous research has indicated that dissatisfaction with health c... Read More about Satisfaction with health care in families following a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or palate in the United Kingdom.

Les sciences cognitives: Un cadre pour unifier aujourd’hui la théorie et la pratique en psychothérapie? (2019)
Journal Article
Ward, T. (2019). Les sciences cognitives: Un cadre pour unifier aujourd’hui la théorie et la pratique en psychothérapie?. PSN, 17(3), 7-22

This article discusses the proposition that cognitive science has now developed to the point where it can serve as an overarching meta-theory for field of psychotherapy. It will begin with an overview of the main strands of thinking which have emerge... Read More about Les sciences cognitives: Un cadre pour unifier aujourd’hui la théorie et la pratique en psychothérapie?.

Density functional theory transition-state modeling for the prediction of Ames mutagenicity in 1,4 Michael acceptors (2019)
Journal Article
Townsend, P. A., & Grayson, M. N. (2019). Density functional theory transition-state modeling for the prediction of Ames mutagenicity in 1,4 Michael acceptors. Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 59(12), 5099-5103. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jcim.9b00966

Assessing the safety of new chemicals, without introducing the need for animal testing, is a task of great importance. The Ames test, a widely used bioassay to assess mutagenicity, can be an expensive, wasteful process with animal-derived reagents. E... Read More about Density functional theory transition-state modeling for the prediction of Ames mutagenicity in 1,4 Michael acceptors.

What do we know from current evidence about the experience of women who breastfeed beyond twelve months of age?  A systematic review of qualitative evidence (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Dowling, S., & Cooper, T. (2019, November). What do we know from current evidence about the experience of women who breastfeed beyond twelve months of age?  A systematic review of qualitative evidence

The duration of breastfeeding varies around the world; in developed nations breastfeeding beyond infancy is unusual and hard to measure, with the numbers in the UK likely to be very small. There is limited understanding of how women experience breast... Read More about What do we know from current evidence about the experience of women who breastfeed beyond twelve months of age?  A systematic review of qualitative evidence.

Violence within: Understanding the use of violent practices among Mexican drug traffickers (2019)
Working Paper
Garcia-Reyes, K. Violence within: Understanding the use of violent practices among Mexican drug traffickers

This paper provides first-hand data regarding the perpetrators’ perspectives about their engagement in practices of drug trafficking-related violence in Mexico such as murder, kidnapping, and torture. Drawing on the life stories of thirty-three form... Read More about Violence within: Understanding the use of violent practices among Mexican drug traffickers.

IDPAD Mid decade summit: Bristol's One City approach (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Olaiya, H. B. A. (2019, November). IDPAD Mid decade summit: Bristol's One City approach. Paper presented at Mid Decade Summit, Howard Law School, Howard University, Washington D.C

“The Western world was created off slavery, yet history talks about the explorer’s bravery, (…) For over hundred years they had free labour (…) the forever grateful people, tried to destroy their minds” (Hoo, 2011, p.18). History teaches us that B... Read More about IDPAD Mid decade summit: Bristol's One City approach.

Designing care via sharing: Theorizing South-South urban practices (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Karimnia, E. (2019, November). Designing care via sharing: Theorizing South-South urban practices. Paper presented at At the frontiers of the urban: thinking concepts and practices globally, UCL

The paper theorises from the sharing of south-south urban practices that restore care to the city and thereby transform the meaning of public spaces. The “wall of kindness” originated in Mashhad and other cities of Iran, under conditions of austerity... Read More about Designing care via sharing: Theorizing South-South urban practices.

Psychotherapy in old age: ethical issues (2019)
Book Chapter
Cheston, R., & Hughes, J. (2019). Psychotherapy in old age: ethical issues. In J. Z. Sadler, J. Gaab, N. Biller-Andorno, Ş. Tekin, & M. Trachsel (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Psychotherapy Ethics (1 - 16). Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198817338.013.66

Old age brings challenges which affect the process and content of psychotherapy; not that older people should be thought of as being the same, for they are individual. There are particular cohort effects and contexts that might affect the ways in whi... Read More about Psychotherapy in old age: ethical issues.

A web-based self-help psychosocial intervention for adolescents distressed by appearance-affecting conditions and injuries (Young Persons’ Face IT): Feasibility study for a parallel randomized controlled trial (2019)
Journal Article
Williamson, H., Hamlet, C., White, P., Marques, E., Paling, T., Cadogan, J., …Harcourt, D. (2019). A web-based self-help psychosocial intervention for adolescents distressed by appearance-affecting conditions and injuries (Young Persons’ Face IT): Feasibility study for a parallel randomized controlled trial. JMIR Mental Health, 6(11), Article e14776. https://doi.org/10.2196/14776

Background: Disfigurement (visible difference) from wide-ranging congenital or acquired conditions, injuries, or treatments can negatively impact adolescents’ psychological well-being, education and health behaviours. Alongside medical interventions,... Read More about A web-based self-help psychosocial intervention for adolescents distressed by appearance-affecting conditions and injuries (Young Persons’ Face IT): Feasibility study for a parallel randomized controlled trial.

A guide to architecture for the public health workforce (2019)
Journal Article
Marsh, R., Pilkington, P., & Rice, L. (2020). A guide to architecture for the public health workforce. Public Health, 178, 120-123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.09.013

Background Public health and environmental challenges facing the world in the 21st century, including the ageing population, increasing urbanisation, rise of non-communicable diseases and climate instability, require an interdisciplinary response.... Read More about A guide to architecture for the public health workforce.

Sensors for determining volatile compounds based on electrical conductivity and cataluminescence measurements of metal oxide films (2019)
Patent
Cox, T., Kiely, J., Ratcliffe, N., deLacy Costello, B., & Luxton, R. (2019). Sensors for determining volatile compounds based on electrical conductivity and cataluminescence measurements of metal oxide films

The invention relates to the field of sensors for detecting volatile compounds. The sensor of the present invention for detecting volatile compounds comprises: a film of metal oxide; a heater configured to provide heat energy to the film of metal oxi... Read More about Sensors for determining volatile compounds based on electrical conductivity and cataluminescence measurements of metal oxide films.

Access to transport and life opportunities (2019)
Report
Chatterjee, K., Clark, B., Nguyen, A., Wishart, R., Gallop, K., Smith, N., & Tipping, S. (2019). Access to transport and life opportunities. Department for Transport

This report presents the findings from a study conducted by NatCen and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), commissioned by the Department for Transport (DfT) to investigate how access to transport affects the life opportunities and w... Read More about Access to transport and life opportunities.

The Role of Transport in Supporting a Healthy Future for Young People (2019)
Report
Chatterjee, K., Ricci, M., Cope, A., & Corner, D. (2019). The Role of Transport in Supporting a Healthy Future for Young People. The Health Foundation

The Health Foundation commissioned Sustrans and the University of the West of England to ‘assess the role of transport in supporting young people to develop and transition to an independent healthy future’. This report focuses on the transport availa... Read More about The Role of Transport in Supporting a Healthy Future for Young People.