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The heresy of history: Patočka's reflections on Marx and Marxism (2016)
Book Chapter
Tava, F. (2016). The heresy of history: Patočka's reflections on Marx and Marxism. In Thinking after Europe: Jan Patočka and Politics (183-200). London, New York: Rowman & Littlefield

Although Jan Patočka often addressed Marx’s thought, as well as the intellectual and historical development of Marxism, up till now the reasons for his interest, as well as the outcomes of his investigation, have seldom been made the object of analy... Read More about The heresy of history: Patočka's reflections on Marx and Marxism.

Using safety climate as a tool for improvement of safety performance in construction organisations (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Umar, T., & Wamuziri, S. (2016). Using safety climate as a tool for improvement of safety performance in construction organisations. In Y. Sandanayake, G. Karunasena, & T. Ramachandra (Eds.), The 5th World Construction Symposium 2016: Symposium Proceedings (545-554)

Data from a number of industrialized countries show that construction workers are 3 to 4 times more likely than other workers to die from accidents at work. In the developing world, the risks associated with construction work may be 3 to 6 times grea... Read More about Using safety climate as a tool for improvement of safety performance in construction organisations.

A review of construction safety, challenges and opportunities: Oman perspective (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Umar, T., & Wamuziri, S. (2016). A review of construction safety, challenges and opportunities: Oman perspective. In Y. Sandanayake, G. Karunasena, & T. Ramachandra (Eds.), The 5th World Construction Symposium 2016: Greening Environment, Eco-Innovations \& Entrepreneurship (14-22)

Data from a number of industrialized countries show that construction workers are 3 to 4 times more likely than other workers to die from accidents at work. In the developing world, the risks associated with construction work may be 3 to 6 times grea... Read More about A review of construction safety, challenges and opportunities: Oman perspective.

Improving safety performance in construction using safety climate factors (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Umar, T. (2016). Improving safety performance in construction using safety climate factors. In CHOBE/ARCOM Doctoral Workshop: Going North for Sustainability. Workshop Proceedings (79-95)

Data from a number of industrialized countries show that construction workers are 3 to 4 times more likely than other workers to die from accidents at work. In the developing world, the risks associated with construction work may be 3 to 6 times grea... Read More about Improving safety performance in construction using safety climate factors.

Psychotherapy interventions with people affected by dementia: Adapting the living well with Dementia model of group therapy for use within primary care (2016)
Book Chapter
Cheston, R. (2016). Psychotherapy interventions with people affected by dementia: Adapting the living well with Dementia model of group therapy for use within primary care. In C. Chew-Graham, & M. Ray (Eds.), Mental Health and Older People: A Guide for Primary Care Practitioners. London: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-29492-6_20

The narrative construction of the ‘wounded healer’ (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Hadjiosif, M. (2016, May). The narrative construction of the ‘wounded healer’. Paper presented at 6th International Qualitative Research in Mental Health Conference, Chania, Crete, Greece

The relational turn in psychotherapy has broken down the therapist – patient divide that has dominated mental health practices, calling for a renewed examination of therapeutic practitioners’ subjectivity and motivations for entering the profession.... Read More about The narrative construction of the ‘wounded healer’.

Improving safety performance in construction organizations (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Umar, T. (2016, April). Improving safety performance in construction organizations. Presented at National Conference on the Latest HSE Practices in Oman (NCHSE-2016), Muscat, Oman

Data from a number of industrialized countries show that construction workers are 3 to 4 times more likely than other workers to die from accidents at work. In the developing world, the risks associated with construction work are 3 to 6 times greater... Read More about Improving safety performance in construction organizations.

Preliminary numerical simulations to investigate the kinematics of infant head impact (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Khalid, G. A., Prabhu, R., Mason-Jones, A., Theobald, P. S., Soe, S. P., & Jones, M. D. (2016). Preliminary numerical simulations to investigate the kinematics of infant head impact. In ACME - UK 2016 24th Conference on Computational Mechanics (176-179)

Presented is the development of a simulation that allows for preliminary investigation of impact to a 10 day old infant head. A computer-aided drafting (CAD) model is reconstructed from high resolution computerised tomography (CT) scan images and mes... Read More about Preliminary numerical simulations to investigate the kinematics of infant head impact.

Using the new CLSI M40-A2 Standard Coupled with Molecular Criteria to assess the performance of Sigma Transwab ® with Liquid Amies medium (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Gizzie, N., & Adukwu, E. (2016, January). Using the new CLSI M40-A2 Standard Coupled with Molecular Criteria to assess the performance of Sigma Transwab ® with Liquid Amies medium. Poster presented at Centre for Research in Biosciences (CRIB) Conference, UWE Bristol

Abstract: Background: Sigma-Transwab® is a liquid medium format transport swab designed for use on automated processing platforms. The PurFlock® swab is intended to improve absorption and release of the specimen. In 2014 the revised standard CLSI M40... Read More about Using the new CLSI M40-A2 Standard Coupled with Molecular Criteria to assess the performance of Sigma Transwab ® with Liquid Amies medium.

The behaviours that dementia care home staff in South Africa find challenging: An exploratory study (2016)
Journal Article
van Wyk, A., Manthorpe, J., & Clark, C. (2017). The behaviours that dementia care home staff in South Africa find challenging: An exploratory study. Dementia, 16(7), 865-877. https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301215622092

Background: Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia are often the reasons for moving to a care home. Care staff, often with limited dementia training, may have to support residents with distressed behaviour on a daily basis. Evidence about... Read More about The behaviours that dementia care home staff in South Africa find challenging: An exploratory study.

Islington hoarding protocol (2015)
Report
Turner, E., Ousta Doerfel, S., & Jonas, A. (2015). Islington hoarding protocol. London Borough of Islington

Supporting individuals with hoarding disorder or who display hoarding related behaviours

Evaluation of the device Sigma Transwab® with special drawing pad foam polyurethane for collection and handling of samples using the swab elution and roll plate based on the new CLSI M40-A2 guidelines (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Adukwu, E., & Gizzie, N. (2015, October). Evaluation of the device Sigma Transwab® with special drawing pad foam polyurethane for collection and handling of samples using the swab elution and roll plate based on the new CLSI M40-A2 guidelines. Poster presented at XLIV Congresso Nazionale AMCLI, Rimini, Italy

P167 Technology Assessment VALUTAZIONE DEI DISPOSITIVI SIGMA TRANSWAB® DI RACCOLTA E TRASPORTO CAMPIONI CON SPECIALE TAMPONE DI PRELIEVO IN SCHIUMA POLIURETANO E TERRENO LIQUIDO UTILIZZANDO METODICA DI ELUIZIONE E ROLL PLATE SECONDO LINEE GUIDA CLS... Read More about Evaluation of the device Sigma Transwab® with special drawing pad foam polyurethane for collection and handling of samples using the swab elution and roll plate based on the new CLSI M40-A2 guidelines.

Using the new CSI M40-A2 standard coupled with molecular criteria to assess the performance of Sigma Transwab® PurFlock® (standard and mini-tip) with liquid Amies medium (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Gizzie, N., & Adukwu, E. (2015, May). Using the new CSI M40-A2 standard coupled with molecular criteria to assess the performance of Sigma Transwab® PurFlock® (standard and mini-tip) with liquid Amies medium. Poster presented at 115th American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, New Orleans, USA

Evaluation of a new collection and enrichment swab device for direct testing in accordance with Dutch guideline on the laboratory detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Gizzie, N., Khan, K., & Adukwu, E. (2015, April). Evaluation of a new collection and enrichment swab device for direct testing in accordance with Dutch guideline on the laboratory detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Poster presented at KNVM/NVMM annual Scientific Spring Meeting, Papendal, Netherlands

Management of Parkinson’s using a Pilates programme (2014)
Journal Article
Sessa, S. (2014). Management of Parkinson’s using a Pilates programme. Syn’apse, Spring/Summer 2014(Spring/Summer 2014), Article 3

This case study provides an exploration of the clinical benefits of a Pilates exercise programme for the management of Parkinson’s. After initial physiotherapy assessment, a Pilates programme of weekly one-hour sessions over a period of ten months wa... Read More about Management of Parkinson’s using a Pilates programme.

The psychological well-being and appearance concerns of patients presenting with ptosis (2014)
Journal Article
White, P., Rumsey, N., Jenkinson, E., Richards, H. S., Jenkinson, E., Rumsey, N., …Harrad, R. A. (2014). The psychological well-being and appearance concerns of patients presenting with ptosis. Eye, 28(3), 296-302. https://doi.org/10.1038/eye.2013.264

PurposePtosis affects both the function and appearance of the eyes and face, because of drooping of the eyelids. Previous research has focused on functional impairment; however, similar appearance altering eye conditions have been demonstrated to hav... Read More about The psychological well-being and appearance concerns of patients presenting with ptosis.