Research Repository

Research Repository


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Local Government Formula Funding in England since 2013/14: Lessons for Future Funding Models


Author: Vine, Jim
Research Output: Working Paper
Research Stream: Support for Vulnerable People
Working Paper number:WPS2018-22
Since 2013/14, local government in England has received funding allocations on the basis of a set of funding formulas that were last recalculated around 2012, using data from that period and…Read more

12 March, 2018


Modified Pilates as an adjunct to standard physiotherapy care for urinary incontinence: a mixed methods pilot for a randomised controlled trial


Authors: Adi Lausen, Louise Marsland, Samantha Head, Joanna Jackson and Berthold Lausen.
Research Output: Published Paper
Research Stream: Methodologies for Big Data, Support for Vulnerable People
Year of Publication: 2017
Urinary incontinence (UI) is a distressing condition affecting at least 5 million women in England and Wales. Traditionally, physiotherapy for UI comprises pelvic floor muscle training …Read more

25 January, 2018


On Partitioning Multivariate Self-Affine Time Series


Authors: Salhi, Abdel., Taylor, Christopher.
Research Output: Published Paper
Research Stream: Methodologies for Big Data, Support for Vulnerable People
Year of Publication: 2017
Given a multivariate time series, possibly of high dimension, with unknown and time-varying joint distribution, it is of interest to be able to completely partition the time series into …Read more

22 January, 2018


A global optimisation approach to range-restricted survey calibration


Authors:Espuny-Pujol, F,. Morrissey, K,. Williamson, P,.
Research Output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Methodologies for Big Data, Support for Vulnerable People
Year of Publication: 2017
Survey calibration methods modify minimally unit-level sample weights to fit domain-level benchmark constraints (BC). This allows exploitation of …Read more

7 June, 2017


Child mortality, commodity price volatility and the resource curse


Authors:Yousef Makhloufa, Neil M. Kellard and Dmitri Vinogradovb.
Research Output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Local Economic Growth, Support for Vulnerable People
Year of publication: 2017
Given many developing economies depend on primary commodities, the fluctuations of commodity prices may imply significant effects for the wellbeing of children. To investigate, this paper examines…Read More

16 May, 2017


A global optimisation approach to range-restricted survey calibration


Authors:Espuny-Pujol, F,. Morrissey, K,. Williamson, P,.
Research Output: Working Paper
Research Stream:Methodologies for Big Data, Support for Vulnerable People
Working Paper number:WPS2016-18
Survey calibration methods modify minimally unit-level sample weights to fit domain-level benchmark constraints (BC). This allows exploitation of …Read more

30 September, 2016


The relationship between unhealthy food sales, socio-economic deprivation and childhood weight status: results of a cross-sectional study in England


Authors: Fearne, Andrew,. Harrison, Florence,. Howard-Wilsher, Stephanie,. Jones, Andrew and Yamoah, Fred.
Research output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Support for Vulnerable People
Year of publication: 2016
Recent increases in obesity prevalence have led to research into the neighbourhood food environment. Research suggests that proximity and density of food outlets around the home is associated with…Read More

23 June, 2016


Building Data-Driven Pathways From Routinely Collected Hospital Data: A Case Study on Prostate Cancer


Authors: Bettencourt-Silva, J, H,. Clark, J,. Cooper, C, S,. Mills, R,. Rayward-Smith, V,J,. de la Iglesia, B,.
Research output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Methodologies for Big Data, Supporting Vulnerable People
Year of Publication: 2015
Routinely collected data in hospitals is complex, typically heterogeneous, and scattered across multiple Hospital Information Systems (HIS). This big data, created as a byproduct of health care activities, has the…Read More

14 December, 2015


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