The University of Wollongong Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health was formed in 2013 following an organisational restructure. It comprised an amalgamation of the former Faculty of Science, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences. Related series: Faculty of Science - Papers (Archive); Graduate School of Medicine - Papers (Archive); Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sicences - Papers (Archive).

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Papers from 2017

Provenance of the Walash-Naopurdan back-arc-arc clastic sequences in the Iraqi Zagros Suture Zone, Sarmad A. Ali, Rajaa Sleabi, Mohammad Talabani, and Brian G. Jones

Archaeological implications of a widespread 13th Century tephra marker across the central Indonesian Archipelago, Brent V. Alloway, Supriyati Andreastuti, Ruly Setiawan, John Miksic, and Quan Hua

A study exploring the protean responses of nurses transitioning to primary healthcare, Christine Ashley, Elizabeth J. Halcomb, and Angela M. Brown

Social motivation and conflict resolution tactics as potential building blocks of sociality in cichlid fishes, Sigal Balshine, Marian Y. L Wong, and Adam R. Reddon

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Tropospheric water vapour isotopologue data (H216O, H218O, and HD16O) as obtained from NDACC/FTIR solar absorption spectra, Sabine Barthlott, Matthias Schneider, Frank Hase, Thomas Blumenstock, Matthaus Kiel, Darko Dubravica, Omaira García, Eliezer Sepúlveda, Gizaw Mengistu Tsidu, Samuel Takele Kenea, Michel Grutter, Eddy F. Plaza-Medina, Wolfgang Stremme, Kimberly Strong, Dan Weaver, Mathias Palm, Thorsten Warneke, Justus Notholt, Emmanuel Mahieu, Christian Servais, Nicholas B. Jones, David W. T Griffith, D Smale, and John Robinson

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Study of the footprints of short-term variation in XCO2 observed by TCCON sites using NIES and FLEXPART atmospheric transport models, Dmitry Belikov, Shamil Maksyutov, Alexander Ganshin, Ruslan Zhuravlev, Nicholas M. Deutscher, Debra Wunch, Dietrich G. Feist, Isamu Morino, Robert J. Parker, Kimberly Strong, Yukio Yoshida, Andrey Bril, Sergey Oshchepkov, Hartmut Boesch, Manvendra K. Dubey, David W. T Griffith, Will Hewson, Rigel Kivi, Joseph Mendonca, Justus Notholt, Matthias Schneider, Ralf Sussmann, Voltaire A. Velazco, and Shuji Aoki

Enhanced decomposition and nitrogen mineralization sustain rapid growth of Eucalyptus regnans after wildfire, Feike Dijkstra, Meaghan Jenkins, Vivien de Remy de Courcelles, Claudia Keitel, Margaret M. Barbour, Zachary E. Kayler, and Mark A. Adams

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Late Neoproterozoic to early Mesozoic sedimentary rocks of the Tasmanides, eastern Australia: provenance switching associated with development of the East Gondwana active margin, Chris L. Fergusson, R A. Henderson, and R Offler

Learning from blind tests: determining the function of experimental grinding stones through use-wear and residue analysis, Elspeth Hayes, Dries Cnuts, Christian Lepers, and Veerle Rots

Large wood in the Snowy River estuary, Australia, Jon Hinwood and Errol J. McLean

Toxicity of copper to three common subantarctic marine gastropods, Jessica Holan, Catherine K. King, Bianca J. Sfiligoj, and Andrew R. Davis

Adaptations to sea level change and transitions to agriculture at Khao Toh Chong rockshelter, Peninsular Thailand, Ben Marwick, Hannah G. Van Vlack, Cyler Conrad, Rasmi Shoocongdej, Cholawit Thongcharoenchaikit, and Seungki Kwak

An exemplar of naturalistic inquiry in general practice research, Susan McInnes, Kathleen Peters, Andrew D. Bonney, and Elizabeth J. Halcomb

Geoarchaeological research in the humid tropics: a global perspective, Mike W. Morley and Paul Goldberg

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A multidisciplinary learning experience contributing to mental health rehabilitation, Lorna Moxham, Christopher F. Patterson, Ellie K. Taylor, Dana J. Perlman, Susan Sumskis, and Renee M. Brighton

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Relationship between sodium and potassium intake and blood pressure in a sample of overweight adults, Rhoda Ndanuko, Linda C. Tapsell, Karen E. Charlton, Elizabeth Neale, Katrina M. O'Donnell, and Marijka Batterham

Estuarine characteristics, water quality and heavy metal contamination as determinants of fish species composition in intermittently open estuaries, Kaitlyn M. O'Mara, Anthony G. Miskiewicz, and Marian Y. L Wong

The significance of personal learning environments (PLEs) in nursing education: extending current conceptualizations, Christopher F. Patterson, Moira Stephens, Vico Chiang, Ann M. Price, Fiona Work, and Erna Snelgrove-Clarke

Retrofitting for wildfire resilience: what is the cost?, Trent D. Penman, Christine Eriksen, Bronwyn L. Horsey, Alan Green, D Lemcke, Paul Cooper, and Ross A. Bradstock

The diastereoselective synthesis of pyrroloindolines by Pd-catalyzed dearomative cycloaddition of 1-tosyl-2-vinylaziridine to 3-nitroindoles, Daniel Rivinoja, Yi Sing Gee, Michael G. Gardiner, Jack Ryan, and Christopher J. T Hyland

Stratigraphy and tectonic setting of Laochang massive sulfide deposit in the North Qinling belt, central China, Zhen Yan, Lei Chen, Solomon Buckman, Changlei Fu, and Xianqing Guo

Papers from 2016

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Up-regulation of mitochondrial antioxidant superoxide dismutase underpins persistent cardiac nutritional-preconditioning by long chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the rat, Grace Abdukeyum, Alice J. Owen, Theresa A. Larkin, and Peter L. McLennan

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Stability versus exchange: a paradox in DNA replication, Christoffer Aberg, Karl E. Duderstadt, and Antoine M. van Oijen

Early onset of industrial-era warming across the oceans and continents, Nerilie J. Abram, Helen V. McGregor, Jessica E. Tierney, Michael N. Evans, Nicholas P. Mckay, and Darrell S. Kaufman

The hybrid origin of "modern" humans, Rebecca R. Ackermann, Alex Mackay, and Michael L. Arnold

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Copper uptake, intracellular localization, and speciation in marine microalgae measured by synchrotron radiation X-ray fluorescence and absorption microspectroscopy, Merrin Adams, Carolyn T. Dillon, Stefan Vogt, Barry Lai, Jenny Stauber, and Dianne F. Jolley

A Comparison of shoreline changes estimated using the base of beach and edge of vegetation line at North Keeling Island, Farrah Anis Adnan, Sarah Hamylton, and Colin D. Woodroffe

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Interactions between sea-level rise and wave exposure on reef island dynamics in the Solomon Islands, Simon Albert, Javier X. Leon, Alistair R. Grinham, John A. Church, Badin R. Gibbes, and Colin D. Woodroffe

Trigonal prismatic metal complexes: a not so rare coordination geometry?, Leighton Alcock, German Cavigliasso, Anthony C. Willis, Robert Stranger, and Stephen Frederick Ralph

How heat alters underlying deposits and implications for archaeological fire features: a controlled experiment, Vera Aldeias, Harold L. Dibble, Dennis M. Sandgathe, Paul Goldberg, and Shannon P. McPherron

Ozonation of carbamazepine, diclofenac, sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim and formation of major oxidation products, Sultan Alharbi, William E. Price, Jinguo Kang, Takahiro Fujioka, and Long D. Nghiem

The intra-oceanic Cretaceous (~108 Ma) Kata-Rash arc fragment in the Kurdistan segment of Iraqi Zagros suture zone: implications for Neotethys evolution and closure, Sarmad A. Ali, Sabah Ahmed Ismail, Allen Phillip Nutman, Vickie C. Bennett, Brian G. Jones, and Solomon Buckman

Petrography, geochemistry, and provenance of the Chalki rocks in Kurdistan region, North Iraq, Sarmad A. Ali, Muhamed Fakhri Omer, and Ahmed Mohammed Aqrawi

Civil-GIS incorporated approach for water resource management in a developed catchment for urban-geomorphic sustainability: Tallowa Dam, southeastern Australia, Ali Kareem Mohammed Al-Nasrawi, Brian G. Jones, Yasir M. Alyazichi, Sarah Hamylton, Mohammed Jameel, and Ali Faraj Hammadi Hammadi

GIS-based modelling of vulnerability of coastal wetland ecosystems to environmental changes: Comerong Island, southeastern Australia, Ali Kareem Mohammed Al-Nasrawi, Brian G. Jones, and Sarah Hamylton

Development of carboxymethyl cellulose-based hydrogel and nanosilver composite as antimicrobial agents for UTI pathogens, Saad M. Alshehri, Ali Aldalbahi, Abdullah Baker Al-Hajji, Anis Ahmad Chaudhary, Marc in het Panhuis, Norah Alhokbany, and Tansir Ahamad

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Removal of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from groundwater by reverse osmosis and nanofiltration, Hamad Nasser Altalyan, Brian G. Jones, John M. Bradd, Long D. Nghiem, and Yasir M. Alyazichi

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Lead isotope fingerprinting used as a tracer of lead pollution in marine sediments from Botany Bay and Port Hacking estuaries, southern Sydney, Australia, Yasir M. Alyazichi, Brian G. Jones, and Errol J. McLean

Assessing the effects of bioturbation on metal bioavailability in contaminated sediments by Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films (DGT), Elvio D. Amato, Stuart L. Simpson, Timothy Remaili, David A. Spadaro, Chad V. Jarolimek, and Dianne F. Jolley

Providing support to nursing students in the clinical environment: a nursing standard requirement, Carina Anderson, Lorna Moxham, and Marc Broadbent

Environmental effects of ozone depletion and its interactions with climate change: progress report, 2015, Anthony L. Andrady, Pieter J. Aucamp, Amy T. Austin, Alkiviadis F. Bais, Carlos L. Ballare, Paul W. Barnes, Germar H. Bernhard, Lars Olof Bjorn, Janet F. Bornman, David J. Erickson, Frank R. de Gruijl, Donat -P Hader, Mohammad Ilyas, Janice Longstreth, Robyn M. Lucas, Sasha Madronich, Richard L. McKenzie, Rachel E. Neale, Mary Norval, Nigel D. Paul, Krishna K. Pandey, Halim Halim Redhwi, Sharon A. Robinson, Kevin C. Rose, Keith R. Solomon, Barbara Sulzberger, Yukio Takizawa, Ayako Torikai, Kleareti Tourpali, Craig E. Williamson, Stephen R. Wilson, Sten-Ake Wangberg, Robert Worrest, Antony R. Young, and Richard G. Zepp

Context effects in forensic entomology and use of sequential unmasking in casework, Melanie S. Archer and James F. Wallman

The development of forensic entomology in Australia and New Zealand: an overview of casework practice, quality control and standards, Melanie S. Archer and James F. Wallman

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Bayesian methods for comparing species physiological and ecological response curves, Michael B. Ashcroft, Angelica Casanova-Katny, Kerrie Mengersen, Todd N. Rosenstiel, Johanna Turnbull, Jane Wasley, Melinda J. Waterman, Gustavo E. Zuniga, and Sharon A. Robinson

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Transitioning from acute to primary health care nursing: an integrative review of the literature, Christine Ashley, Elizabeth J. Halcomb, and Angela M. Brown

40Ar/39Ar hornblende and biotite geochronology of the Bulfat Igneous Complex, Zagros Suture Zone, NE Iraq: New insights on complexities of Paleogene arc magmatism during closure of the Neotethys Ocean, Khalid Aswad, Sarmad A. Ali, Ruaa M. Al.Sheraefy, Allen Phillip Nutman, Solomon Buckman, Brian G. Jones, and Fred Jourdan

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Antimalarial polyoxygenated and prenylated xanthones from the leaves and branches of Garcinia mckeaniana, Chiramet Auranwiwat, Surat Laphookhieo, Roonglawan Rattanajak, Sumalee Kamchonwongpaisan, Stephen G. Pyne, and Thunwadee Ritthiwigrom

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Impact factor of medical education journals and recently developed indices: can any of them support academic promotion criteria?, Samy A. Azer, Are Holen, Ian G. Wilson, and Norbert Skokauskas

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Iodine supplementation during pregnancy: are pregnant women aware of its importance?, Mercy Baafi, Catherine Lucas, Karen E. Charlton, Michelle L. Townsend, and Brin F. S Grenyer

Correlations of methane and carbon dioxide concentrations from feedlot cattle as a predictor of methane emissions, Mei Bai, David W. T Griffith, Frances A. Phillips, Travis A. Naylor, Stephanie Muir, Sean M. McGinn, and Deli Chen

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Getting to NO Alzheimer's disease: neuroprotection versus neurotoxicity mediated by nitric oxide, Rachelle Balez and Lezanne Ooi

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Neuroprotective effects of apigenin against inflammation, neuronal excitability and apoptosis in an induced pluripotent stem cell model of Alzheimer's disease, Rachelle Balez, Nicole Steiner, Martin Engel, Sonia Sanz Munoz, Jeremy S. Lum, Yizhen Wu, Dadong Wang, Pascal Vallotton, Perminder Sachdev, Michael D. O'Connor, Kuldip Sidhu, Gerald Münch, and Lezanne Ooi

On the very edge: faunal and functional responses to the interface between benthic seagrass and unvegetated sand assemblages, R S. K Barnes and Sarah Hamylton

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Re-identification of an exotic bee introduced to the hunter valley region, New South Wales -Seladonia hotoni (Vachal, 1903) (Hymenoptera: Halictidae), Michael Batley, Alain Pauly, John R. Gollan, Michael B. Ashcroft, and Gontran Sonet

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Baseline characteristics associated with different BMI trajectories in weight loss trials: a case for better targeting of interventions, Marijka Batterham, Linda C. Tapsell, and Karen E. Charlton

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Improved interpretation of studies comparing methods of dietary assessment: combining equivalence testing with the limits of agreement, Marijka Batterham, Christiana van Loo, Karen E. Charlton, Dylan P. Cliff, and Anthony D. Okely

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A 'slow pace of life' in Australian old-endemic passerine birds is not accompanied by low basal metabolic rates, Claus Bech, Mark A. Chappell, Lee B. Astheimer, Gustavo A. Londoño, and William A. Buttemer

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Predicting endurance time in a repetitive lift and carry task using linear mixed models, Ben Beck, Daniel J. Ham, Stuart A. Best, Greg L. Carstairs, Robert J. Savage, Lahn Straney, and Joanne N. Caldwell

Predicting stretcher carriage: investigating variations in bilateral carry tests, Benjamin Beck, Kane J. Middleton, Greg L. Carstairs, Daniel C. Billing, and Joanne N. Caldwell

Easy to open? Exploring the 'openability' of hospital food and beverage packaging by older adults, Alison F. Bell, Karen L. Walton, and Linda C. Tapsell

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Determining fire dates and locating ignition points with satellite data, Akli Benali, Ana Russo, Ana C. L Sa, Renata M. S Pinto, Owen F. Price, Nikos Koutsias, and Jose M. C Pereira

Unglaciated areas in East Antarctica during the Last Glacial (Marine Isotope Stage 3) - new evidence from Rauer Group, Sonja Berg, Duanne A. White, Ole Bennike, Reka H. Fulop, David Fink, Bernd Wagner, and Martin Melles

Securement and dressing devices for central venous catheters, Denise Blanchard and Sharon R. Bourgeois

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Future changes in climatic water balance determine potential for transformational shifts in Australian fire regimes, Mathias M. Boer, David M. J. S Bowman, Brett P. Murphy, Geoff Cary, Mark A. Cochrane, Rod Fensham, Meg A. Krawchuk, Owen F. Price, Victor Resco de Dios, Richard J. Williams, and Ross A. Bradstock

Wildfires: weigh policy effectiveness, Matthias Boer, Owen F. Price, and Ross A. Bradstock

The osteogenic effect of impact-loading and resistance exercise on bone mineral density in middle-aged and older men: a pilot study, Kate A. Bolam, Tina L. Skinner, David G. Jenkins, Daniel A. Galvão, and Dennis R. Taaffe

A comparison of bone mineral density in amateur male boxers and active non-boxers, Kate A. Bolam, Tina L. Skinner, A T. Sax, K N. Adlard, and Dennis R. Taaffe

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Three molecular markers show no evidence of population genetic structure in the Gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae), Peri Bolton, Andrea West, Adam Cardilini, Jennalee Clark, Kimberly L. Maute, Sarah Legge, James Brazill-Boast, Simon C. Griffith, and Lee Rollins

A multi-scale GIS and hydrodynamic modelling approach to fish passage assessment: clarence and Shoalhaven Rivers, NSW Australia, Rita Bonetti, Ivars Reinfelds, Gavin L. Butler, Christopher Walsh, Tony Broderick, and Laurie A. Chisholm

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Multi-kinase inhibitors can associate with heat shock proteins through their NH2-termini by which they suppress chaperone function, Laurence Booth, Brian Shuch, Thomas Albers, Jane L. Roberts, Mehrad Tavallai, Stefan Proniuk, Alexander Zukiwski, Dasheng Wang, Ching-Shih Chen, Don Bottaro, Heath Ecroyd, Iryna O. Lebedyeva, and Paul Dent

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Seedling performance covaries with dormancy thresholds: maintaining cryptic seed heteromorphism in a fire-prone system, Ganesha Borala Liyanage, David J. Ayre, and Mark K. J Ooi

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Alcohol use disorders: a mental health not a moral issue, Rebecca Bosworth, Renee M. Brighton, and Lorna Moxham

Coastal Landscapes of South Australia, Robert P. Bourman, Colin V. Murray-Wallace, and Nick Harvey

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Moss δ13C: implications for subantarctic palaeohydrological reconstructions, Jessica Bramley-Alves, Wolfgang Wanek, and Sharon A. Robinson

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Effects of physical exercise on health and well-being of individuals living with a dementia in nursing homes: a systematic review, Lindsey Brett, Victoria Traynor, and Paul J. Stapley

Acceptability of the Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory in an Australian residential aged care facility, Lindsey Brett, Victoria Traynor, Paul J. Stapley, and Shahla Meedya

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An evidence-based physical activity protocol for people living with dementia in nursing homes, Lindsey Brett, Victoria Traynor, Paul J. Stapley, and Shahla Meedya

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How physical exercise can benefit individuals living with dementia in nursing homes, Lindsey Brett, Victoria Traynor, Paul J. Stapley, and Shahla Meedya

Women and alcohol use disorders: factors that lead to harm, Renee M. Brighton, Lorna Moxham, and Victoria Traynor

The effect of respite services on carers of individuals with severe mental illness, Renee M. Brighton, Christopher F. Patterson, Ellie K. Taylor, Lorna Moxham, Dana J. Perlman, Susan Sumskis, and Tim Heffernan

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Clinical leadership development in a pre-registration nursing curriculum: what the profession has to say about it, Angela M. Brown, Patrick A. Crookes, and Jan Dewing

The next generation of clinical leaders; future proofing preparation, Angela M. Brown and Jan Dewing

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Clinical leadership and pre-registration nursing programmes: a model for clinical leadership and a prospective curriculum implementation and evaluation research strategy, Angela M. Brown, Jan Dewing, and Patrick A. Crookes

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Clinical leadership as an integral curriculum thread in pre-registration nursing programmes, Angela M. Brown, Jan Dewing, and Patrick A. Crookes

How do expert clinicians assess student nurses competency during workplace experience? A modified nominal group approach to devising a guidance package, Roy A. Brown and Patrick A. Crookes

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What are the 'necessary' skills for a newly graduating RN? Results of an Australian survey, Roy A. Brown and Patrick A. Crookes

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What level of competency do experienced nurses expect from a newly graduated registered nurse? Results of an Australian modified Delphi study, Roy A. Brown and Patrick A. Crookes

Age and context of the oldest known hominin fossils from Flores, Adam R. Brumm, Gerrit D. van den Bergh, Michael A. Storey, Lwan Kurniawan, Brent V. Alloway, Ruly Setiawan, Erick Setiyabudi, Rainer Grün, Mark W. Moore, Dida Yurnaldi, Mika Puspaningrum, Unggul Wibowo, Halmi Insani, Indra Sutisna, John A. Westgate, Nick J. G Pearce, Mathieu Duval, Hanneke J.M Meijer, Fachroel Aziz, Thomas Sutikna, Sander van der Kaars, Stephanie Flude, and Michael J. Morwood

Gastric cancer stem cells: evidence, potential markers, and clinical implications, Daniel Brungs, Morteza Aghmesheh, Kara L. Vine, Therese M. Becker, Martin Carolan, and Marie Ranson

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Source and meteorological influences on air quality (CO, CH4 & CO2) at a Southern Hemisphere urban site, Rebecca R. Buchholz, Clare Paton-Walsh, David W. T Griffith, Dagmar C. Kubistin, Christopher Caldow, Jenny A. Fisher, Nicholas M. Deutscher, Graham C. Kettlewell, Martin Riggenbach, Ronald Macatangay, Paul B. Krummel, and R L. Langenfelds

Mortuary caves and the dammar trade in the Towuti-Routa region, Sulawesi, in an island southeast Asian context, David Bulbeck, Fadhila Aziz, Sue O'Connor, Ambra Calo, Jack Fenner, Ben Marwick, James K. Feathers, Rachel Wood, and Dyah Prastiningtyas

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Evaluation of a newly developed dementia meds management website, Pippa Burns, Judy Mullan, Robyn Gillespie, Lindsey Harrison, Amanda Ann Baker, K Win, and Victoria Traynor

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Retrieval of xCO2 from ground-based mid-infrared (NDACC) solar absorption spectra and comparison to TCCON, Matthias Buschmann, Nicholas M. Deutscher, Vanessa Sherlock, Mathias Palm, Thorsten Warneke, and Justus Notholt

Interactions of mean body and local skin temperatures in the modulation of human forearm and calf blood flows: a three-dimensional description, Joanne N. Caldwell, Mayumi Matsuda-Nakamura, and Nigel A.S. Taylor

Acute reduction in blood pressure following consumption of anthocyanin-rich cherry juice may be dose-interval dependant: a pilot cross-over study, Katherine Caldwell, Karen E. Charlton, Andrew M. Jenner, and Steven J. Roodenrys

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Dietary flavonoid intake and cognitive performance in older adults with Alzheimer's type dementia, Katherine Caldwell, Steven J. Roodenrys, Karen E. Charlton, Rachelle Richards, Olivia Morgan, and Hayley J. Gilbert

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The Mesoproterozoic to early Neoproterozoic passive margin Lajeado Group and Apiaí Gabbro, Southeastern Brazil, G A. C Campanha, Miguel Angelo Stipp Basei, F M. Faleiros, and Allen Phillip Nutman

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Planning for ex situ conservation in the face of uncertainty, Stefano Canessa, Sarah J. Converse, Matt West, Nick Clemann, Graeme Gillespie, Michael McFadden, Aimee J. Silla, Kirsten M. Parris, and Michael A. McCarthy

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Electrically responsive surfaces: experimental and theoretical investigations, Eleonora Cantini, Xingyong Wang, Patrick Koelsch, Jon A. Preece, Jing Ma, and Paula M. Mendes

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New evaluation of the Castel di Guido 'hyoid', Luigi Capasso, Ruggero D'Anastasio, Lucia Mancini, Claudio Tuniz, and David W. Frayer