Recent Submissions

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    Enhancing students’ interest in science and understandings of STEM careers: the role of career-based scenarios 

    Drymiotou, Irene; Constantinou, Costas P.; Avraamidou, Lucy (Taylor & Francis Group, 2021)
    Theoretically framed within Social Cognitive Career Theory emphasising on the construct of situational interest, this study explores the impact of career-based scenarios, as an instructional approach, on students’ interest ...
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    The European Union as a Global Regulatory Power 

    Hadjiyianni, Ioanna (Oxford University Press, 2020-12-03)
    Global regulatory interdependence is increasingly prevalent, with decision makers often affected by choices of jurisdictions in faraway places. Anu Bradford’s The Brussels Effect makes a significant contribution to our ...
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    Regulating Shipbreaking as a Global Activity: Issues of Fragmentation and Injustice 

    Hadjiyianni, Ioanna; Kloni, Anna (Oxford University Press, 2021-01-11)
    Shipbreaking, the process of dismantling ships at the end of their operational life, is inherently a complex global activity, as ships are routinely sent to developing countries, primarily in South Asia, and scrapped under ...
  • Article  Open Access

    Multi-Level Governance in Action: Access to Justice in National Courts in Light of the Aarhus Convention and its Incorporation in the EU Legal Order 

    Hadjiyianni, Ioanna (European Public Law, 2020)
    This article explores the multi-level governance of access to justice in environmental matters by analysing how the Aarhus Convention gains added force in the national legal order through its interpretation by the Court ...
  • Book chapter  Open Access

    The UK and the World: Environmental Law 

    Hadjiyianni, Ioanna (Kluwer Law International, 2016)
    The EU has over the years engaged in extensive environmental policy action and developed considerable legislation addressing different kinds of environmental problems. The influence of EU environmental law is visible in ...
  • Article  Open Access

    The Extraterritorial Reach of EU Environmental Law and Access to Justice by Third Country Actors 

    Hadjiyianni, Ioanna (European Papers, 2017)
    The EU conducts its external relations through different types of tools, including through unilateral domestic measures with extraterritorial implications that extend its regulatory power to processes occurring partly ...
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    Social Contract-building for Peace: Dissonant Duello of Subnational Social Contracts in Cyprus 

    Lordos, Alexandros; Dagli-Hustings, I. (Wits School of Governance Working Paper Series, 2018)
    Executive Summary The protracted conflict in Cyprus produced two competing governance structures that nurtured their own competing and ethnocentric subnational social contracts for almost five decades. Competing loyalties ...
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    Large-scale associations between the leukocyte transcriptome and BOLD responses to speech differ in autism early language outcome subtypes 

    Lombardo, Michael V.; Pramparo, Tiziano; Gazestani, Vahid; Warrier, Varun; Bethlehem, Richard A. I.; Carter Barnes, Cynthia; Lopez, Linda; Lewis, Nathan E.; Eyler, Lisa; Pierce, Karen; Courchesne, Eric (2018)
    Heterogeneity in early language development in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is clinically important and may reflect neurobiologically distinct subtypes. Here, we identified a large-scale association between multiple ...
  • Book Chapter  

    Star City, Mars 

    Lordos, G.; Lordos, Alexandros (The Mars Society, 2019)
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    EU-AIMS Longitudinal European Autism Project (LEAP): the autism twin cohort 

    Isaksson, Johan; Tammimies, Kristiina; Neufeld, Janina; Cauvet, Élodie; Lundin, Karl; Buitelaar, Jan K.; Loth, Eva; Murphy, Declan G. M.; Spooren, Will; Bölte, Sven; Ahmad, Jumana; Ambrosino, Sara; Auyeung, Bonnie; Banaschewski, Tobias; Baron-Cohen, Simon; Baumeister, Sarah; Beckmann, Christian; Bourgeron, Thomas; Bours, Carsten; Brammer, Michael; Brandeis, Daniel; Brogna, Claudia; de Bruijn, Yvette; Chakrabarti, Bhismadev; Charman, Tony; Crawley, Daisy; Cornelissen, Ineke; Dell’ Acqua, Flavio; Dumas, Guillaume; Durston, Sarah; Ecker, Christine; Frouin, Vincent; Garcés, Pilar; Goyard, David; Ham, Lindsay; Hayward, Hannah; Hipp, Joerg; Holt, Rosemary J.; Johnson, Mark H.; Jones, Emily J. H.; Kundu, Prantik; Lai, Meng-Chuan; D’ardhuy, Xavier Liogier; Lombardo, Michael; Lythgoe, David J.; Mandl, René; Mason, Luke; Meyer-Lindenberg, Andreas; Moessnang, Carolin; Mueller, Nico; O’Dwyer, Laurence; Oldehinkel, Marianne; Oranje, Bob; Pandina, Gahan; Persico, Antonio M.; Ruggeri, Barbara; Ruigrok, Amber; Sabet, Jessica; Sacco, Roberto; Cáceres, Antonia San José; Simonoff, Emily; Tillmann, Julian; Toro, Roberto; Tost, Heike; Waldman, Jack; Williams, Steve C. R.; Wooldridge, Caroline; Zwiers, Marcel P.; the EU-AIMS LEAP group (2018)
    EU-AIMS is the largest European research program aiming to identify stratification biomarkers and novel interventions for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Within the program, the Longitudinal European Autism Project (LEAP) ...
  • Book  

    An evidence-based analysis of the psychosocial adaptability of conflict-exposed adolescents and the role of the education system as a protective environment 

    Lordos, Alexandros; Morin, Herve; Fanti, Kostas; Lemishka, Oksana; Guest, Alexander; Symeou, Maria; Kontoulis, Maria; Hadjimina, Eleana (UNICEF, 2019)
    The ongoing armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, now in its fifth year, remains omnipresent in the daily lives of young people across the country including through its far-reaching socio-economic consequences and, for those ...
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    Mindfulness and dynamic functional neural connectivity in children and adolescents 

    Marusak, Hilary A.; Elrahal, Farrah; Peters, Craig A.; Kundu, Prantik; Lombardo, Michael V.; Calhoun, Vince D.; Goldberg, Elimelech K.; Cohen, Cindy; Taub, Jeffrey W.; Rabinak, Christine A. (2018)
    BACKGROUND: Interventions that promote mindfulness consistently show salutary effects on cognition and emotional wellbeing in adults, and more recently, in children and adolescents. However, we lack understanding of the ...
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    Forging Resilient Social Contracts: A Pathway to Preventing Violent Conflict and Sustaining Peace (Summary Findings) 

    McCandless, E.; Hollender, R.; Zahar, M.; Schwoebel, M.; Menochal, A.; Lordos, Alexandros (UNDP Oslo Governance Centre, 2018)
  • Article  

    The ASD Living Biology: from cell proliferation to clinical phenotype 

    Courchesne, Eric; Pramparo, Tiziano; Gazestani, Vahid H.; Lombardo, Michael V.; Pierce, Karen; Lewis, Nathan E. (2019)
    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has captured the attention of scientists, clinicians and the lay public because of its uncertain origins and striking and unexplained clinical heterogeneity. Here we review genetic, genomic, ...
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    Neural self-representation in autistic women and association with ‘compensatory camouflaging’: 

    Lai, Meng-Chuan; Lombardo, Michael V.; Chakrabarti, Bhismadev; Ruigrok, Amber NV; Bullmore, Edward T.; Suckling, John; Auyeung, Bonnie; Happé, Francesca; Szatmari, Peter; Baron-Cohen, Simon (2019)
    Prior work has revealed sex/gender-dependent autistic characteristics across behavioural and neural/biological domains. It remains unclear whether and how neura...
  • Article  

    Sex Differences in the Adult Human Brain: Evidence from 5216 UK Biobank Participants 

    Ritchie, Stuart J.; Cox, Simon R.; Shen, Xueyi; Lombardo, Michael V.; Reus, Lianne M.; Alloza, Clara; Harris, Mathew A.; Alderson, Helen L.; Hunter, Stuart; Neilson, Emma; Liewald, David C. M.; Auyeung, Bonnie; Whalley, Heather C.; Lawrie, Stephen M.; Gale, Catharine R.; Bastin, Mark E.; McIntosh, Andrew M.; Deary, Ian J. (2018)
    Abstract. Sex differences in the human brain are of interest for many reasons: for example, there are sex differences in the observed prevalence of psychiatric
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    Altered Connectivity Between Cerebellum, Visual, and Sensory-Motor Networks in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Results from the EU-AIMS Longitudinal European Autism Project 

    Oldehinkel, Marianne; Mennes, Maarten; Marquand, Andre; Charman, Tony; Tillmann, Julian; Ecker, Christine; Dell'Acqua, Flavio; Brandeis, Daniel; Banaschewski, Tobias; Baumeister, Sarah; Moessnang, Carolin; Baron-Cohen, Simon; Holt, Rosemary; Bölte, Sven; Durston, Sarah; Kundu, Prantik; Lombardo, Michael V.; Spooren, Will; Loth, Eva; Murphy, Declan G. M.; Beckmann, Christian F.; Buitelaar, Jan K.; EU-AIMS LEAP group (2019)
    BACKGROUND: Resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging-based studies on functional connectivity in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have generated inconsistent results. Interpretation of findings is further hampered ...
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    The effect of age on vertex-based measures of the grey-white matter tissue contrast in autism spectrum disorder 

    Mann, Caroline; Bletsch, Anke; Andrews, Derek; Daly, Eileen; Murphy, Clodagh; Murphy, Declan; Ecker, Christine; MRC AIMS Consortium; Lombardo, Michael V. (2018)
    Histological evidence suggests that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is accompanied by a reduced integrity of the grey-white matter boundary. This has also recently been confirmed by a structural neuroimaging study in vivo ...
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    A Machine Learning Approach to Reveal the NeuroPhenotypes of Autisms 

    Górriz, Juan M.; Ramírez, Javier; Segovia, F.; Martínez, Francisco J.; Lai, Meng-Chuan; Lombardo, Michael V.; Baron-Cohen, Simon; MRC AIMS Consortium; Suckling, John (2019)
    Although much research has been undertaken, the spatial patterns, developmental course, and sexual dimorphism of brain structure associated with autism remains enigmatic. One of the difficulties in investigating differences ...
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    Maternal immune activation dysregulation of the fetal brain transcriptome and relevance to the pathophysiology of autism spectrum disorder 

    Lombardo, Michael V.; Moon, H. M.; Su, J.; Palmer, T. D.; Courchesne, E.; Pramparo, T. (2018)
    Maternal immune activation (MIA) via infection during pregnancy is known to increase risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, it is unclear how MIA disrupts fetal brain gene expression in ways that may explain ...

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