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Understanding IT governance effectiveness in Asia: An event study (2017)
Journal Article
Chong, J. L. L., & Duong, L. N. K. (2017). Understanding IT governance effectiveness in Asia: An event study. Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.17705/1pais.09102

The study seeks to examine the impact of Information technology (IT) governance structure, process and relational mechanisms on firm performance. Using an event study, we collected a sample of 70 announcements of IT governance adoption investments. W... Read More about Understanding IT governance effectiveness in Asia: An event study.

Journeys towards learning in a new key: Researching the challenge of introducing deep cultural and psychological resources in classrooms (2017)
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Warner, C., & Tarr, J. (2017). Journeys towards learning in a new key: Researching the challenge of introducing deep cultural and psychological resources in classrooms. Revista ESC - Educação, Sociedade & Culturas, 50,

This paper seeks to explore and reflect upon the staged process that took place in the LINK project to introduce musical listening and improvisation as a regular social, emotional and therapeutic experience in the classroom. It will describe the grad... Read More about Journeys towards learning in a new key: Researching the challenge of introducing deep cultural and psychological resources in classrooms.

Participatory governance in smart cities: The urbanAPI case study (2017)
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Soomro, K., Khan, Z., & Ludlow, D. (2017). Participatory governance in smart cities: The urbanAPI case study. International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 23(5-6), 419-444. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSTM.2017.10009859

Copyright © 2017 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. This paper presents some results from an EU FP7 RTD project urbanAPI, in which three ICT applications target different aspects of participatory urban governance. The 3D Scenario Creator allows urban plan... Read More about Participatory governance in smart cities: The urbanAPI case study.

Evolutionary computing frameworks for optimisation (2017)
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Simons, C., & Ramirez, A. (2017). Evolutionary computing frameworks for optimisation

Evolutionary algorithms can find optimal solutions to problems. This article gives an overview of some programming frameworks available to solve optimisation problems.

The impact of an extreme observation in a paired samples design (2017)
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Derrick, B., Broad, A., Toher, D., & White, P. (2017). The impact of an extreme observation in a paired samples design

The effect of systematically altering the value of a single observation within a paired differences design is considered. A paradox is observed for the paired samples t-test, where increasing the value of an observation in the direction of the true m... Read More about The impact of an extreme observation in a paired samples design.

Lightweight cryptography methods (2017)
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Buchanan, W., Li, S., & Asif, R. (2017). Lightweight cryptography methods. Journal of Cyber Security Technology, 1(3-4), 187-201. https://doi.org/10.1080/23742917.2017.1384917

While our conventional cryptography methods, such for AES (encryption), SHA-256 (hashing) and RSA/Elliptic Curve (signing), work well on systems which have reasonable processing power and memory capabilities, these do not scale well into a world with... Read More about Lightweight cryptography methods.

Making friends with books (2017)
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Bodman, S. L. (2017). Making friends with books. Printmaking Today, 26(4),

A report on the first Cardiff Artists' Books (CAB) event at The Printhaus in Cardiff and their future plans for 2018.

Ethnographic chats: A best of both method for ethnography (2017)
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Selleck, C. L. (2017). Ethnographic chats: A best of both method for ethnography. Sky Journal of Linguistics, 30, 151-162

Conventionally, ethnographic methods in sociolinguistics aim to discover how language works as “situated social practice and how it is tied to social organisation” (Heller 2011: 10). Within this, ethnography has viewed participant observation as cent... Read More about Ethnographic chats: A best of both method for ethnography.

Neuropsychotherapy as an integrative framework in counselling psychology: The example of trauma (2017)
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Ward, T., Plagnol, A., & Delrue, N. (2017). Neuropsychotherapy as an integrative framework in counselling psychology: The example of trauma. Clinical Psychology Forum, 32(4), 18-28

This article describes how principles from neuroscience can be used to inform, guide and develop psychotherapy. Such a "neuropsychotherapeutic approach" has been put forward by various authors. In this papers, the current authors develop the notion o... Read More about Neuropsychotherapy as an integrative framework in counselling psychology: The example of trauma.

An exploration of bisexual, lesbian, and heterosexual women's body dissatisfaction, and body hair and make-up practices (2017)
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Hayfield, N., Halliwell, E., & Clarke, V. (2017). An exploration of bisexual, lesbian, and heterosexual women's body dissatisfaction, and body hair and make-up practices. Psychology of Sexualities Section Review, 8(2), 55-67

Body image pressures for heterosexual women are well established. However, lesbian body image is less well understood, while bisexual women have largely been overlooked with the psychological literature. Further, women's investment in ‘traditional’ a... Read More about An exploration of bisexual, lesbian, and heterosexual women's body dissatisfaction, and body hair and make-up practices.

The meaning of names: A response in defence of The Pragmatic Theory of Properhood (TPTP) addressed to Van Langendonck, Anderson, Colman and McClure (2017)
Journal Article
Coates, R. (2017). The meaning of names: A response in defence of The Pragmatic Theory of Properhood (TPTP) addressed to Van Langendonck, Anderson, Colman and McClure. https://doi.org/10.34158/ONOMA.52/2017/1

In a number of interrelated articles, I have presented some ideas about the nature of proper names, and specifically about their meaning. A central concept of these papers has been subjected to criticism, I believe inappropriately, by several scholar... Read More about The meaning of names: A response in defence of The Pragmatic Theory of Properhood (TPTP) addressed to Van Langendonck, Anderson, Colman and McClure.

Affect and dialogue in collaborative cross-disciplinary research: Developing interactive public art on Cardiff Bay Barrage (2017)
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Entwistle, A., Burrows, I., Carroll, F., Thomas, N., Ware, M., & Loudon, G. (2020). Affect and dialogue in collaborative cross-disciplinary research: Developing interactive public art on Cardiff Bay Barrage. Open Cultural Studies, 1(1), 576-590. https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0055

Where Cartesian philosophy distinguishes the perceiving and perceptual mind from the body, phenomenology constitutes the experiential/experiencing body as the subject, giving rise to the affective potential of art. An immersive world of digital conne... Read More about Affect and dialogue in collaborative cross-disciplinary research: Developing interactive public art on Cardiff Bay Barrage.

Critical success factors for build-operate-transfer (BOT) projects in China (2017)
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Yang, J., Nisar, T., & Prabhakar, G. P. (2017). Critical success factors for build-operate-transfer (BOT) projects in China. Irish Journal of Management, 36(3), 147-161. https://doi.org/10.1515/ijm-2017-0016

This study aims to create a list of CSFs for China’s BOT projects to help organizations achieve project success. We first describe the role of CSFs in terms of three broad categories of whether BOT projects adopt strategies for risk transfer, the deg... Read More about Critical success factors for build-operate-transfer (BOT) projects in China.

A novel electroanalytical approach to the measurement of B vitamins in food supplements based on screen-printed carbon sensors (2017)
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Westmacott, K. L., Crew, A. P., Doran, O., & Hart, J. P. (2018). A novel electroanalytical approach to the measurement of B vitamins in food supplements based on screen-printed carbon sensors. Talanta, 181, 13-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2017.12.074

© 2017 Elsevier B.V. This paper describes the development of a novel electrochemical assay for the measurement of water-soluble vitamins in food and pharmaceutical products. The optimum conditions for the determination of vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (r... Read More about A novel electroanalytical approach to the measurement of B vitamins in food supplements based on screen-printed carbon sensors.

A lean and cleaner production benchmarking method for sustainability assessment: A study of manufacturing companies in Brazil (2017)
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Ramos, A. R., Ferreira, J. C. E., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J. A., & Cherrafi, A. (2018). A lean and cleaner production benchmarking method for sustainability assessment: A study of manufacturing companies in Brazil. Journal of Cleaner Production, 177, 218-231. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.12.145

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd A constant evolution in the efficiency of production systems and government policies has enabled the control of the environmental impact of production activities and encouraged companies to develop strategies to achieve more susta... Read More about A lean and cleaner production benchmarking method for sustainability assessment: A study of manufacturing companies in Brazil.

Infrastructure procurement skills gap amongst procurement personnel in Nigeria’s public sector (2017)
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Mahamadu, A., Manu, P., Booth, C., Olomolaiye, P., Coker, A., Ibrahim, A., & Lamond, J. (2018). Infrastructure procurement skills gap amongst procurement personnel in Nigeria’s public sector. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 16(1), 2-24. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-09-2017-0089

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: Procurement of public infrastructure that is fit for purpose partly depends on the competencies of procurement personnel. In many developing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, including Nigeria, there is a d... Read More about Infrastructure procurement skills gap amongst procurement personnel in Nigeria’s public sector.

Debt cycles, instability and fiscal rules: A Godley-Minsky synthesis (2017)
Journal Article
Dafermos, Y. (2018). Debt cycles, instability and fiscal rules: A Godley-Minsky synthesis. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 42(5), 1277-1313. https://doi.org/10.1093/CJE/BEX046

© The Author(s) 2017. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Cambridge Political Economy Society. All rights reserved. Wynne Godley and Hyman Minsky were two macroeconomists who 'saw the crisis coming'. This paper develops a simple mac... Read More about Debt cycles, instability and fiscal rules: A Godley-Minsky synthesis.

Fatigue in developmental coordination disorder: An exploratory study in adults (2017)
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Thomas, M., & Christopher, G. (2018). Fatigue in developmental coordination disorder: An exploratory study in adults. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health and Behavior, 6(1), 41-51. https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2018.1419564

Background: Fatigue in adult Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is increasingly being acknowledged by clinicians. However, no research to date has explored the nature of fatigue experienced by adults with this disorder. Purpose: This paper... Read More about Fatigue in developmental coordination disorder: An exploratory study in adults.