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The impact of childbirth on female sexuality (2012)
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Leal, I., Lourenço, S., Oliveira, R. V., Carvalheira, A., & Maroco, J. (2012). The impact of childbirth on female sexuality. Psychology, Community and Health, 1(1), 127-139. https://doi.org/10.5964/pch.v1i1.13

Objective: To compare variables related to sexual functioning, namely: sexual desire, arousal, orgasm, pain, sexual satisfaction and sexual function in women during the pregnancy and 3 months after delivery. Methods: This is an exploratory and descri... Read More about The impact of childbirth on female sexuality.

Towards a Platform-Independent Cooperative Human Robot Interaction System: III. An Architecture for Learning and Executing Actions and Shared Plans (2012)
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Lallée, S., Lallee, S., Pattacini, U., Lemaignan, S., Lenz, A., Melhuish, C., …Dominey, P. F. (2012). Towards a Platform-Independent Cooperative Human Robot Interaction System: III. An Architecture for Learning and Executing Actions and Shared Plans. IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, 4(3), 239-253. https://doi.org/10.1109/TAMD.2012.2199754

Robots should be capable of interacting in a cooperative and adaptive manner with their human counterparts in open-ended tasks that can change in real-time. An important aspect of the robot behavior will be the ability to acquire new knowledge of the... Read More about Towards a Platform-Independent Cooperative Human Robot Interaction System: III. An Architecture for Learning and Executing Actions and Shared Plans.

Human Dignity in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and its Interpretation Before the European Court of Justice (2012)
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Jones, J. (2012). Human Dignity in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and its Interpretation Before the European Court of Justice. Liverpool Law Review, 33(3), 281-300. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10991-012-9121-9

This article argues that the EU Charter's dignity provisions must be given a specific, expansive European meaning that underpins the importance the EU places on fundamental rights protection as a principle EU value. To this end, the article examines... Read More about Human Dignity in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and its Interpretation Before the European Court of Justice.

Investigation of Testosterone, Androstenone, and Estradiol Metabolism in HepG2 Cells and Primary Culture Pig Hepatocytes and Their Effects on 17βHSD7 Gene Expression (2012)
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Chen, G., Li, S., Dong, X., Bai, Y., Chen, A., Yang, S., …Doran, O. (2012). Investigation of Testosterone, Androstenone, and Estradiol Metabolism in HepG2 Cells and Primary Culture Pig Hepatocytes and Their Effects on 17βHSD7 Gene Expression. PLoS ONE, 7(12), e52255. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0052255

Steroid metabolism is important in various species. The accumulation of androgen metabolite, androstenone, in pig adipose tissue is negatively associated with pork flavor, odour and makes the meat unfit for human consumption. The 17β-hydroxysteroid d... Read More about Investigation of Testosterone, Androstenone, and Estradiol Metabolism in HepG2 Cells and Primary Culture Pig Hepatocytes and Their Effects on 17βHSD7 Gene Expression.

The effect of pressure and mobile phase velocity on the retention properties of small analytes and large biomolecules in ultra-high pressure liquid chromatography (2012)
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Fekete, S., Veuthey, J. L., McCalley, D. V., & Guillarme, D. (2012). The effect of pressure and mobile phase velocity on the retention properties of small analytes and large biomolecules in ultra-high pressure liquid chromatography. Journal of Chromatography A, 1270, 127-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2012.10.056

A possible complication of ultra-high pressure liquid chromatography (UHPLC) is related to the effect of pressure and mobile phase velocity on the retention properties of the analytes. In the present work, numerous model compounds have been selected... Read More about The effect of pressure and mobile phase velocity on the retention properties of small analytes and large biomolecules in ultra-high pressure liquid chromatography.

Development and qualitative evaluation of a self-management workshop for testicular cancer survivor-initiated follow-up (2012)
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Martin, F., Turner, A., Bourne, C., & Batehup, L. (2013). Development and qualitative evaluation of a self-management workshop for testicular cancer survivor-initiated follow-up. Oncology Nursing Forum, 40(1), E14-E23. https://doi.org/10.1188/13.ONF.E14-E23

Purpose/Objectives: To describe the needs of testicular cancer survivors, develop a nurse-led workshop, and explore the experience of participation. Research Approach: A systematic intervention development process was used to design a self-management... Read More about Development and qualitative evaluation of a self-management workshop for testicular cancer survivor-initiated follow-up.

Investigation of testosterone, androstenone, and estradiol metabolism in HepG2 cells and primary culture pig hepatocytes and their effects on 17βHSD7 gene expression (2012)
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Chen, G., Li, S., Dong, X., Bai, Y., Chen, A., Yang, S., …Doran, O. (2012). Investigation of testosterone, androstenone, and estradiol metabolism in HepG2 cells and primary culture pig hepatocytes and their effects on 17βHSD7 gene expression. PLoS ONE, 7, e52255. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0052255

The mismeasure of participation: how choosing the ‘wrong’ statistic helped seal the fate of Aimhigher (2012)
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Harrison, N. (2012). The mismeasure of participation: how choosing the ‘wrong’ statistic helped seal the fate of Aimhigher. Higher Education Review -London-, 45(1), 30-61

Extant between 2004 and 2011, Aimhigher was the UK government’s flagship national initiative for widening participation to higher education for young people from disadvantaged social groups, with costs approaching £1 billion. Its demise was predicate... Read More about The mismeasure of participation: how choosing the ‘wrong’ statistic helped seal the fate of Aimhigher.

Well-founded social fictions: A defence of the concepts of institutional and familial habitus (2012)
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Burke, C. T., Emmerich, N., & Ingram, N. (2013). Well-founded social fictions: A defence of the concepts of institutional and familial habitus. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 34(2), 165-182. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2012.746263

This article engages with Atkinson’s recent criticisms of concepts of collective habitus, such as ‘institutional’ and ‘familial’ habitus, in order to defend their conceptual utility and theoretical coherence. In so doing we promote a flexible underst... Read More about Well-founded social fictions: A defence of the concepts of institutional and familial habitus.

A randomised trial comparing the clinical effectiveness of different emergency department healthcare professionals in soft tissue injury management (2012)
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Benger, J. R., Cramp, F., McClellan, C. M., McClellan, C., Cramp, F. (., Powell, J., & Benger, J. (2012). A randomised trial comparing the clinical effectiveness of different emergency department healthcare professionals in soft tissue injury management. BMJ Open, 2(6), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001092

Objectives: To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of soft tissue injury management by emergency nurse practitioners (ENPs) and extended scope physiotherapists (ESPs) compared to the routine care provided by doctors in a UK emergency department (ED).... Read More about A randomised trial comparing the clinical effectiveness of different emergency department healthcare professionals in soft tissue injury management.

A British empire of their own? Jewish entrepreneurs in the British film industry (2012)
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Spicer, A. H. (2012). A British empire of their own? Jewish entrepreneurs in the British film industry. Journal of European Popular Culture, 3(2), 117-129. https://doi.org/10.1386/jepc.3.2.117_1

The article provides an overview of the contribution of Jewish entrrpreneurs to the British film industry from the beginnings through to the present. It argues that film was an open and rapidly expanding industry that offered exciting opportunities i... Read More about A British empire of their own? Jewish entrepreneurs in the British film industry.

To observe or not to observe: Complementary pluralism in physics and economics (2012)
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Fullbrook, E. (2012). To observe or not to observe: Complementary pluralism in physics and economics

This quotation from Einstein expresses the essence of what this paper hopes to say. "Whether you can observe a thing or not depends on the theory which you use. It is theory which decides what can be observed." There exists in economics a malaise... Read More about To observe or not to observe: Complementary pluralism in physics and economics.

Building local/lay flood knowledges into community flood resilience planning after the July 2007 floods, Gloucestershire, UK (2012)
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McEwen, L., & Jones, O. (2012). Building local/lay flood knowledges into community flood resilience planning after the July 2007 floods, Gloucestershire, UK. Hydrology Research, 43(5), 675-688. https://doi.org/10.2166/nh.2012.022

A UK Cabinet Office review after the 2007 floods highlighted different types of knowledge needed for effective flood risk management, along with knowledge gaps. This paper explores key, emerging aspects of this expanded knowledge base, namely relatio... Read More about Building local/lay flood knowledges into community flood resilience planning after the July 2007 floods, Gloucestershire, UK.

On fault tolerance and scalability of swarm robotic systems (2012)
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Bjerknes, J. D., & Winfield, A. F. (2012). On fault tolerance and scalability of swarm robotic systems. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-32723-0_31

This paper challenges the common assumption that swarm robotic systems are robust and scalable by default. We present an analysis based on both reliability modelling and experimental trials of a case study swarm performing team work, in which failure... Read More about On fault tolerance and scalability of swarm robotic systems.

Reactive coordination and adaptive lattice formation in mobile robotic surveillance swarms (2012)
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Mullen, R. J., Mullen, R., Monekosso, D., Barman, S., & Remagnino, P. (2012). Reactive coordination and adaptive lattice formation in mobile robotic surveillance swarms. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-32723-0_17

We present here a set of decentralised control laws to facilitate lattice formation and reactive coordination and control of a swarm of mobile ground based robots. The control laws rely on local, indirect communication, which we implement in the form... Read More about Reactive coordination and adaptive lattice formation in mobile robotic surveillance swarms.

Evolving boolean networks on tunable fitness landscapes (2012)
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Bull, L. (2012). Evolving boolean networks on tunable fitness landscapes. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 16(6), 817-828. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEVC.2011.2173578

This paper presents an abstract, tunable model by which to explore aspects of artificial genetic regulatory networks and their design by simulated evolution. The random Boolean network formalism is combined with the NK and $NKCS$ models of fitness la... Read More about Evolving boolean networks on tunable fitness landscapes.

Modelling the direct and indirect effects of thought suppression on personal choice (2012)
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Hooper, N., Stewart, I., Duffy, C., Freegard, G., & McHugh, L. (2012). Modelling the direct and indirect effects of thought suppression on personal choice. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 1(1-2), 73-82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2012.06.001

The current study sought to provide an empirical model of the direct and indirect effects of thought suppression on personal choice. In Experiment 1 (direct effect) participants were required to make a preference on a dichotomous choice task. After m... Read More about Modelling the direct and indirect effects of thought suppression on personal choice.

From political economy to economics and beyond (2012)
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Fleetwood, S. (2012). From political economy to economics and beyond. Historical Materialism, 20(3), 61-80. https://doi.org/10.1163/1569206X-12341258

Ben Fine and Dimitris Milonakis have done political economy a great service by drawing attention to the insights lost in the twists, turns and reductions in the transition from political economy to economics. These two volumes constitute a solid foun... Read More about From political economy to economics and beyond.