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The ins and outs of biosecurity: Bird ’ﬂu in East Anglia and the spatial representation of risk
(Wiley Blackwell, 2009-09-25)
Avian inﬂuenza, or ‘bird ’ﬂu’ arrived in Norfolk in April 2006 in the form of the low pathogenic strain H7N3. In February 2007 a highly pathogenic strain, H5N1, which can pose a risk to humans, was discovered in Suffolk. ...
Comparison of presumptive blood test kits including Hexagon OBTI authors' response
(Wiley Blackwell, 2009-01)
High Resolution 1H NMR investigations of the capacity of dentrifices containing a smart bioactive glass to influence the metabolic profile of and deliver calcium ions to human saliva.
(Wiley Periodicals, 2009-04-22)
Dentifrices containing H2O-reactive bioactive glasses alleviate hypersensitivity in teeth via the blockage of open dentinal tubules. Here, the ability of two such products to release Ca21 ions into human saliva was ...
Journeys in peer e-communication: student mentors’ perspectives
(Coventry University, 2009)
There is growing interest in student peer-mentoring as a way to enable new students to tackle the perceived cultural, academic and social boundaries associated with the first-year of study in higher education. This paper ...
Scoping the connections between emergent technologies and pedagogies for learner empowerment
(Higher Education Academy, 2009)
'Post antibiotic apocalypse': discourses of mutation in narratives of MRSA.
(Blackwell Wiley, 2009)
In this paper we will consider the question of mutation as it is manifested in press coverage of MRSA in UK hospitals. This represents a fertile field of discourse which brings into focus issues relating to microbes, people ...
‘Insider’ or ‘outsider’? Conducting qualitative psychological research with British South Asians.
(British Psychological Society, 2009)
IN RECENT YEARS SOCIAL psychologists, as well as scholars from a variety of other academic disciplines, have become increasingly interested in identity among Britons of South Asian (BSA) descent, using a plethora of ...
Language and perceptions of identity threat
This study explores how a group of British South Asians (BSA) understood, defined and evaluated languages associated with their ethnic and religious identities, focusing upon the role of language in the negotiation and ...
Language and Social Identity: A Psychosocial Approach
LANGUAGE seems to have two principal functions; it is, of course, an instrument of commu- nication, but it can also constitute a means of asserting one’s identity or one’s distinctive- ness from others. A common language ...