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  • Formation mechanism and porosity development in porous boron nitride 

    L'Hermitte, Anouk; Dawson, Daniel M.; Ferrer, Pilar; Roy, Kanak; Held, Georg; Tian, Tian; Ashbrook, Sharon E.; Petit, Camille (2021-12-03) - Journal article
    Porous boron nitride (BN) has proven promising as a novel class of inorganic materials in the field of separations and particularly adsorption. Owing to its high surface area and thermal stability, porous BN has been ...
  • Familiarity does not breed contempt : curbing subsidiary corruption through a legitimacy-enhanced ownership structure 

    Godinez, Jose; Sanchez-Barrios , Luis; Bandeira de Mello, Rodrigo; Khalik, Mahmoud (2021-06-03) - Journal article
    We analyze how the choice of firm ownership structure mitigates the effect of high dependence on a corrupt host government when investing abroad. We draw on a unique dataset of subsidiary-level engagement in corruption of ...
  • Interpreting lymphocyte classification from Hoechst stained slides with deep learning 

    Cooper, Jessica; Um, In Hwa; Arandelovic, Oggie; Harrison, David James (2022-12-02) - Journal article
    Multiplex immunofluorescence and immunohistochemistry benefit patients by allowing cancer pathologists to identify proteins expressed on the surface of cells. This enables cell classification, better understanding of the ...
  • The role of colonial knowledge in building the Arab Gulf’s migration regime 

    Alnuaimi, Hessa (2022-12-01) - Journal article
    In this paper, I examine how the British Empire in the Arab Gulf created colonial classifications between Gulf Arabs and South Asians. The British racialised the Gulf Arabs in a way which presented them as an eternal, ...
  • Tropical peatlands in the Anthropocene : the present and the future 

    Girkin, Nicholas T.; Cooper, Hannah V.; Ledger, Martha J.; O’Reilly, Patrick; Thornton, Sara A.; Åkesson, Christine; Cole, Lydia E.S.; Hapsari, K. Anggi; Hawthorne, Donna; Roucoux, Katherine H. (2022-12-01) - Journal article
    Tropical peatlands are a globally important carbon store. They host significant biodiversity and provide a range of other important ecosystem services, including food and medicines for local communities. Tropical peatlands ...

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