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    • Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR) Australian Staphylococcus aureus Sepsis Outcome Programme (ASSOP) Annual Report 2017 

      Coombs, Geoffrey W; Daley, Denise A; Lee, Yung Thin; Pang, Stanley; Collignon, Peter; Bradbury, Susan; Gottlieb, Thomas; Robertson, Graham; Branley, James; Barbaro, Donna; Huntington, Peter; van Hal, Sebastiaan; Beukers, Alicia; Iredell, Jon; Ginn, Andrew; Givney, Rod; Winney, Ian; Newton, Peter; Hoddle, Melissa; Harkness, Jock; Lorenz, David; Baird, Rob; Hennessy, Jann; McLeod, James; Binotto, Enzo; Thomsett, Bronwyn; Nimmo, Graeme; et al. (Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 2019)
      From 1 January to 31 December 2017, 36 institutions around Australia participated in the Australian Staphylococcus aureus Sepsis Outcome Programme (ASSOP). The aim of ASSOP 2017 was to determine the proportion of Staphylococcus ...
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    • Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR) Australian Enterococcal Sepsis Outcome Programme (AESOP) Annual Report 2017 

      Coombs, Geoffrey W; Daley, Denise A; Lee, Yung Thin; Pang, Stanley; Collignon, Peter; Bradbury, Susan; Gottlieb, Thomas; Robertson, Graham; Branley, James; Barbaro, Donna; Huntington, Peter; van Hal, Sebastiaan; Beukers, Alicia; Iredell, Jon; Ginn, Andrew; Givney, Rod; Winney, Ian; Newton, Peter; Hoddle, Melissa; Harkness, Jock; Lorenz, David; Baird, Rob; Hennessy, Jann; McLeod, James; Binotto, Enzo; Thomsett, Bronwyn; Nimmo, Graeme; et al. (Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 2019)
      From 1 January to 31 December 2017, 36 institutions around Australia participated in the Australian Enterococcal Sepsis Outcome Programme (AESOP). The aim of AESOP 2017 was to determine the proportion of enterococcal ...
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    • Restoring effect of soil acidity and Cu on N2O emissions from an acidic soil 

      Shaaban, Muhammad; Peng, Qi-an; Bashir, Saqib; Wu, Yupeng; Younas, Aneela; Xu, Xiangyu; Rashti, Mehran Razaei; Abid, Muhammad; Zafar-ul-Hye, Muhammad; Nunez-Delgado, Avelino; Horwath, William R; Jiang, Yanbin; Lin, Shan; Hu, Ronggui (Journal of Environmental Management, 2019)
      Heavy metals are believed to impact soil processes by influencing microbial communities, nutrient cycling or exchanging for essential plant nutrients. Soil pH adjustment highly influences the bio-availability of nutrients ...
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    • The Lived Experience and Patient-reported Benefits of Yoga Participation in an Inpatient Brain Injury Rehabilitation Setting 

      Seeney, Rebecca; Griffin, Janelle (International Journal of Yoga, 2020)
      Context: The multifactorial benefits of yoga have been well documented in the literature, with the integration of yoga therapy into healthcare being an emerging field. In general, yoga therapy programs are utilized in the ...
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    • Validation of a precision tremor measurement system for multiple sclerosis 

      Perera, Thushara; Lee, Wee-Lih; Yohanandan, Shivanthan AC; Ai-Lan, Nguyen; Cruse, Belinda; Boonstra, Frederique MC; Noffs, Gustavo; Vogel, Adam P; Kolbe, Scott C; Butzkueven, Helmut; Evans, Andrew; van der Walt, Anneke (Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 2019)
      Background: Tremor is a debilitating symptom of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Little is known about its pathophysiology and treatments are limited. Clinical trials investigating new interventions often rely on subjective clinical ...
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    • Numerical simulation of combined natural and thermomagnetic convection around a current carrying wire in ferrofluid 

      Vatani, Ashkan; Woodfield, Peter Lloyd; Nam-Trung, Nguyen; Abdollahi, Ayoub; Dao, Dzung Viet (Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2019)
      Combined natural and thermomagnetic convection heat transfer in ferrofluid surrounding a vertically orientated electrically-heated microwire is experimentally and numerically investigated and compared with the natural ...
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    • Effect of land clearing and climate variability on streamflow for two large basins in Central Queensland, Australia 

      Cheng, Zhuo; Yu, Bofu (Journal of Hydrology, 2019)
      Dramatic land clearing occurred in Central Queensland of Australia in the 1960s–1980s, and its impacts on streamflow are of great importance for regional water resources inventory and management. Paired catchment studies ...
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    • Superior triethylamine detection at room temperature by {-112} faceted WO3 gas sensor 

      Gui, Yanghai; Tian, Kuan; Liu, Junxian; Yang, Lele; Zhang, Hongzhong; Wang, Yun (Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2019)
      Effective detection of triethylamine (TEA) is important for the human health and environment, while challenging. In this study, a novel hierarchical flower-like WO3 nanomaterial was synthesized using a microwave-assisted ...
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    • A review of the traditional use of southern African medicinal plants for the treatment of malaria 

      Cock, IE; Selesho, M; van Vuuren, SF (Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2019)
      Ethnopharmalogical relevance: Malaria is one of the most prevalent and deadly parasitic diseases globally, with over 200 million new cases and nearly 500,000 deaths reported annually. It is estimated that approximately ...
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    • Indigenizing Education: Discussions and Case Studies from Australia and Canada 

      Sammel, Alison; Whatman, Susan; Blue, Levon (2020)
      This book provides invaluable guidance for community, school and university-based educators who are evaluating their educational philosophies and practices to support Indigenizing education. The examples from Australia and ...
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    • Priorities for trauma quality improvement and registry use in Australia and New Zealand 

      Curtis, Kate; Gabbe, Belinda; Shaban, Ramon Z; Nahidi, Shizar; Pollard, Cliff; Vallmuur, Kirsten; Martin, Katherine; Christey, Grant (Injury, 2020)
      Introduction: The Australia New Zealand Trauma Registry enables the collection and analysis of standardised data about trauma patients and their care for quality improvement, injury prevention and benchmarking. Little is ...
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    • GFRP-to-timber bonded joints: Adhesive selection 

      Miao, Chuang; Fernando, Dilum; Heitzmann, Michael T; Bailleres, Henri (International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 2019)
      Recent research at the University of Queensland (UQ) has led to the development of a new type of structures called “Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP)-Timber structures” (“HFT”). In HFT structures, FRP is combined with ...
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    • Acts of hidden franchisee innovation and innovation adoption within franchise systems 

      Watson, A; Senyard, J; Dada, O (Industrial Marketing Management, 2020)
      Franchising, as an imitative business model, provides a challenging context to create and manage innovation, as franchisors may wish to limit their franchisees' innovative activities to ensure network consistency. Drawing ...
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    • Peri-implantitis: Is it the surface or the alloy that's important? 

      Sharma, Ajay; Sharma, Lavanya A (Indian Journal of Dental Research, 2020)
      The increasing lifetime of the population on a worldwide scale over the last decades has led to a significant growth in the use of titanium oral implants to replace missing teeth. Longitudinal studies have reported high ...
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    • Output feedback model predictive control based on set-membership state estimation 

      Qiu, Quanwei; Yang, Fuwen; Zhu, Yong; Mousavinejad, Eman (IET Control Theory & Applications, 2020)
      In this study, a novel output feedback model predictive control based on ellipsoidal set-membership state estimation is proposed for systems with unknown but bounded external disturbances. The set-membership state estimation ...
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    • Superpixel-Level Weighted Label Propagation for Hyperspectral Image Classification 

      Jia, Sen; Deng, Xianglong; Xu, Meng; Zhou, Jun; Jia, Xiuping (IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2020)
      As a typical graph-based semisupervised learning technique, the label propagation (LP) approach has gained much attention in recent years. The key to LP algorithms is the propagation capability and efficiency of the ...
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    • Roadworks warning-closure of a lane, the Impact of C-ITS messages 

      Agriesti, SAM; Studer, L; Marchionni, G; Gandini, P; Qu, X (Infrastructures, 2020)
      By now, it is widely acknowledged among stakeholders and academia that infrastructures will have to be composed both by a physical component and a digital one. The deployment of technologies exploiting dedicated short-range ...
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    • Development of an Efficient Driving Strategy for Connected and Automated Vehicles at Signalized Intersections: A Reinforcement Learning Approach 

      Zhou, Mofan; Yu, Yang; Qu, Xiaobo (IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2020)
      The concept of Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs) enables instant traffic information to be shared among vehicle networks. With this newly proposed concept, a vehicle's driving behaviour will no longer be solely based ...
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    • An Optimized Offline Random Forests-Based Model for Ultra-Short-Term Prediction of PV Characteristics 

      Ibrahim, Ibrahim Anwar; Hossain, MJ; Duck, Benjamin C (IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2020)
      The fluctuation of meteorological data causes random changes in photovoltaic (PV) performance, which may negatively affect the stability and reliability of the electrical grid. This paper proposes a new ultra-short-term ...
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    • Material Based Object Tracking in Hyperspectral Videos 

      Xiong, Fengchao; Zhou, Jun; Qian, Yuntao (IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 2020)
      Traditional color images only depict color intensities in red, green and blue channels, often making object trackers fail in challenging scenarios, e.g., background clutter and rapid changes of target appearance. Alternatively, ...
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