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    • Insights Into Chinese Diets: A Social Marketing Formative Study 

      Khan, Jashim; Rundle-Thiele, Sharyn; Rivers, Gary (Handbook of Research on Social Marketing and Its Influence on Animal Origin Food Product Consumption, 2018)
      The rise in demand for beef in China is occurring at a time when red meat consumption is being discouraged by leading health authorities globally. Social marketing starts by understanding individuals and the social and ...
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    • Metalloglycomics 

      Farrell, Nicholas; Gorle, Anil Kumar; Peterson, Erica; Berners-Price, Sue (Metallo-Drugs: Development and Action of Anticancer Agents, 2018)
      Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) such as heparin and heparan sulfate (HS) are large complex carbohydrate molecules that bind to a wide variety of proteins and exercise important physiological and pathological processes. This ...
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    • Enough Is Enough: Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Living Heritage and the (Re)Shaping of Built Environment Design Education in Australia 

      Revell, Grant; Heyes, Scott; Jones, David; Low Choy, Darryl; Tucker, Richard; Bird, Susan (The Handbook of Contemporary Indigenous Architecture, 2018)
      This chapter explores the critical importance of ethical Indigenous knowledge engagement in the knowing of living heritage landscapes and their associated built environment education, and professional practices across ...
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    • Uncertainty and Future Planning: The Use of Scenario Planning for Climate Change Adaptation Planning and Decision 

      Serrao-Neumann, Silvia; Low Choy, Darryl (COMMUNICATING CLIMATE CHANGE INFORMATION FOR DECISION-MAKING, 2018)
      This chapter reports on lessons on the use of scenario planning for informing long-term climate change adaptation planning and decision. Lessons are extracted based on the development and application of exploratory scenarios ...
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    • Environmental, Health and Equity Effects of Urban Green Space Interventions 

      Hunter, Ruth; Cleary, Anne; Braubach, Matthias (Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change, 2019)
      As populations become increasingly urbanised, the preservation of urban green space becomes paramount. Despite the potential from cross-sectional evidence, we know little about how to design new, or improve or promote ...
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    • Driver Education and Licensing Programs 

      Bates, Lyndel; Filtness, Ashleigh; Watson, Barry (Safe Mobility: Challenges, Methodology and Solutions, 2018)
      Purpose – Driver education and licensing are two mechanisms used to reduce crash rates. The purpose of this chapter is to provide an overview of these countermeasures and consider how simulators can be used to augment more ...
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    • Effects of Probiotics on Improvement of Metabolic Factors in Pregnant Women: A Metaanalysis of Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trials 

      Sun, Jing; Gajurel, Damodar; Buys, Nicholas; Yin, Chenghong (Microbiome and Metabolome in Diagnosis, Therapy, and other Strategic Applications, 2019)
      Lifestyle changes over the last two decades have led to an increase in pregnancy-related complications due to metabolic factors. It is therefore important to examine interventions that can ameliorate this situation. The ...
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    • Cancer Stem Cells: Role in Tumor Progression and Treatment Resistance 

      Islam, Farhadul; Gopalan, Vinod; Lam, Alfred (ONCOGENOMICS: FROM BASIC RESEARCH TO PRECISION MEDICINE, 2019)
      Cancer stem cells (CSCs) or cancer initiating cells are a subpopulation of cells that has the driving force of carcinogenesis. They exhibit distinctive self-renewal, proliferation, and differentiation capabilities that are ...
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    • Willingness to communicate: English language learners from China in Australian EAP programs 

      Han, Feifei; Wang, Z (Study Abroad Contexts for Enhanced Foreign Language Learning, 2018)
      This chapter examines factors impacting L2 WTC among Chinese ELLs studying in an EAP program in Australia. Adopting both quantitative and qualitative methods, three questionnaires were used to measure L2 WTC, English ...
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    • Privatisation of police: Themes from australia 

      Sarre, R; Prenzler, Timothy (The Private Sector and Criminal Justice, 2018)
      This chapter examines the role of private security personnel in the contemporary provision of security and protection services in Australia. Drawing on previous extensive work by the authors, the analysis explores several ...
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    • Freshwater ecosystems in protected areas: A synthesis 

      Finlayson, C; Arthington, Angela; Pittock, Jamie (Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas: Conservation and Management, 2018)
      In 2014 the IUCN issued a call for a specific focus on the coverage and management of freshwater ecosystems in their own right rather than as components of Protected Areas (PAs) established for the protection of terrestrial ...
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    • Defining and enhancing freshwater protected areas 

      Hermoso, Virgilio; Thieme, Michele; Abell, Robin; Linke, Simon; Turak, Eren (Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas: Conservation and Management, 2018)
      To be effective for freshwater biodiversity, conservation efforts must consider the particularities of these systems, such as the key role of spatial–temporal connectivity for maintaining ecological processes (e.g., periodic ...
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    • Cost-Effectiveness 

      Barnsbee, Louise; Barnett, Adrian; Halton, Kate; Nghiem, Son (Mechanical Circulatory and Respiratory Support, 2018)
      If VADs and ECMO are to become part of routine care, they need to demonstrate that they are cost-effective. Otherwise, the time and money they consume would be better spent elsewhere in the health system. A cost-effective ...
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    • Comparison and Benchmarking as Key Elements in Governing Processes in Norwegian Schools 

      Skedsmo, Guri (EDUCATION POLICIES AND THE RESTRUCTURING OF THE EDUCATIONAL PROFESSION: GLOBAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES, 2018)
      Over the past 15 years, the assessment of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which is sponsored by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has become a strategically ...
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    • Deciphering 3D organization of chromosomes using Hi-C data 

      Hofmann, Andreas; Heermann, D (Methods in Molecular Biology, 2018)
      In order to interpret data from Hi-C studies genome-wide contact probability maps need to be translated into models of functional 3D genome organization. Here, we first present an overview of computational methods to analyze ...
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    • Chinese-background Australian students’ academic self-concept, motivational goals, and achievements in math and English 

      Yeung, A; Han, Feifei (Educating Chinese-Heritage Students in the Global-Local Nexus: Identities, Challenges, and Opportunities, 2018)
      Students' self-concept and motivation are widely acknowledged as two important psychological constructs that have prominent influence on students' academic performance. However, research on how gender roles may affect ...
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    • Supporting physicians in the detection of the interactions between treatments of co-morbid patients 

      Piovesan, L; Molino, G; Terenziani, Paolo (Intelligent Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 2018)
      The treatment of patients affected by multiple diseases (comorbid patients) is one of the main challenges for modern healthcare. Clinical practice guidelines are widely used to support physicians, providing them evidence-based ...
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    • Gifted students with disability Twice-exceptional learners 

      Clark, Trevor; Wormald, Catherine (Exploring Gifted Education Australian and New Zealand Perspectives, 2018)
      The larger cohort of students considered intellectually gifted is a diverse group of students who have diagnosed disabilities. Parents are usually the first to understand that their child not only displays the characteristics ...
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    • Establishing the Constituent Elements of Trafficking in Persons: Conceptualizing “Transnationality” and “Involvement by an Organized Criminal Group" 

      Siller, Nicole; van Doore, Kathryn (The Palgrave International Handbook of Human Trafficking, 2019)
      The Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (Palermo Protocal) established an internationally agreed upon definition of the crime of “trafficking in persons” under its ...
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    • New sporting femininities in China: The embodied politics of roller derby 

      Pavlidis, Adele (New Sporting Femininities: Embodied Politics in Postfeminist Times, 2018)
      In this chapter Pavlidis argues that roller derby acts as a floating signifier for feminism. As a contact sport played on roller skates, roller derby is challenging feminine norms in sport and providing diverse women with ...
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