2013 entrants – Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

2013 winner

Dr Adam Lewandowski (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Canada, DPhil Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford)
Preterm Heart in Adult Life: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Reveals Distinct Differences in Left Ventricular Mass, Geometry, and Function, Circulation (Volume 127, Issue 2, 2013)

2013 entrants

Dr Mosabber Ahmed (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Bangladesh, PhD Signal Processing, Imperial College London)
Multivariate Multiscale Entropy Analysis, IEEE Signal Processing Letters (Volume 19, Issue 2, 2012)

Dr Gloria Ansa (2006 Commonwealth Scholar from Ghana, PhD Public Health, University of Leeds)
Assessing the impact of TB/HIV services integration on TB treatment outcomes and their relevance in TB/HIV monitoring in Ghana, Infectious Diseases of Poverty (Volume 1, Issue 13, 2013)

Philip Antwi-Agyei (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Ghana, PhD Sustainable Agriculture, University of Leeds)
Mapping the vulnerability of crop production to drought in Ghana using rainfall, yield and socioeconomic data, Applied Geography (Volume 32, Issue 2, 2012)

Dr Clement Appah (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Ghana, PhD Linguistics, University of Lancaster)
The Case Against A-N Compounding, Journal of West African Languages (Volume XL, Issue 1, 2013)

Njumo Atehnjia (2011 Commonwealth Scholar from Cameroon, PhD Marine and Offshore Engineering, Liverpool John Moores University)
Fault Tree analysis (FTA) – Formal Safety Assessment (FSA) in Ship Repair Industry a Made Easy Approach, Transactions RINA, Vol 155, Part A1, International Journal of Maritime Engineering (2013)

Dr Shaheen Begum (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Pakistan, PhD Environment, University of York)
Can sediment data be used to predict alkalinity and base cation chemistry of surface waters?, Science of the Total Environment (Volume 409, Issue 2, 2010)

Dr Anna Boucher (2006 Commonwealth Scholar from Australia, PhD Venue Shopping and Diversity Seeking: Gender and Immigration Selection Policy in Australia and Canada, London School of Economics and Political Science)
Bureaucratic Control and Policy Change: A Comparative Venue Shopping Approach to Skilled Immigration Policies in Australia and Canada, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (Volume 19, Issue 4, 2013)

Dr Adrienne Campbell (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Canada, PhD Medical Physics, University College London)
Multislice cardiac arterial spin labeling using improved myocardial perfusion quantification with simultaneously measured blood pool input function, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (Volume 69, Issue 1, 2012)

Dr Michael Danquah (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Ghana, PhD Efficiency and Productivity Growth in Sub Saharan Africa, Swansea University)
TFP growth and its determinants: a model averaging approach, Empirical Economics (Volume 47, Issue 1, 2013)

Dr Sarah-Jane Dawson (2006 Commonwealth Scholar from Australia, PhD Molecular Biomarkers in Breast Cancer, University of Cambridge)
Analysis of Circulating Tumor DNA to Monitor Metastatic Breast Cancer, The New England Journal of Medicine (Volume 368, Issue 13, 2013)

Dr Benjamin Deadman (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from New Zealand, PhD Chemistry, University of Cambridge)
A prototype device for evaporation in batch and flow chemical processes, Green Chemistry (Volume 15, 2013)

Dr Daniela Debono (2007 Commonwealth Scholar from Malta, DPhil Migration Studies, University of Sussex)
‘Less than human’: the detention of irregular immigrants in Malta, Race and Class (Volume 55, Issue 2, 2013)

Dr Benjamin Fulcher (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Australia, DPhil Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, University of Oxford)
Highly comparative time-series analysis: the empirical structure of time series and their methods, Journal of the Royal Society Interface (Volume 10, Issue 83, 2013)

Kanapathy Gajapathy (2012 Commonwealth Split-site Scholar from Sri Lanka, PhD Molecular Taxonomy, Evolution and Population Dynamics, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka and University of Nottingham)
Molecular identification of potential leishmaniasis vector species within the Phlebotomus (Euphlebotomus) argentipes species complex in Sri Lanka, Parasites and Vectors (Volume 6, 2013)

Dr Mahendra Gooroochurn (2006 Commonwealth Scholar from Mauritius, PhD Mechatronics – Application in the Medical Field, Loughborough University)
Facial recognition techniques applied to the automated registration of patients in the emergency treatment of head injuries, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine (Issue 225, 2011)

Qazi Hamid (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Pakistan, PhD Resource Allocation in Global Networks, Imperial College London)
Distributed Recharging Rate Control for Energy Demand Management of Electric Vehicles, IEEE Transactions on Power System (Volume 28, Issue 3, 2013)

Jason Haynes (2012 Commonwealth Scholar from St Vincent and The Grenadines, PhD Law: Human Trafficking in the Commonwealth Caribbean, Durham University)
The Evolving Nature of the Fair and Equitable Treatment (FET) Standard: Challenging Its Increasing Pervasiveness in Light of Developing Countries’ Concerns – The Case for Regulatory Rebalancing, The Journal of World Investment & Trade (Volume 14, Issue 1, 2013)

Dr Dharshani Hettiachchige Dona (2007 Commonwealth Scholar from Sri Lanka, PhD Plant Biotechnology – Gene Cloning, University of Reading)
Isolation and characterization of an AINTEGUMENTA-like gene in different coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) varieties from Sri Lanka, Tree Genetics & Genomes (Volume 9, Issue 3, 2013)

Wai Shin Ho (2012 Commonwealth Split-site Scholar from Malaysia, PhD Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and University College London)
Combined design and load shifting for distributed energy system, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policies (Volume 15, Issue 3, 2013)

Dr Hafiz Hoque (2006 Commonwealth Scholar from Bangladesh, PhD Finance, City University)
Information disclosure, CEO overconfidence, and share buyback completion rates, Journal of Banking and Finance (Volume 37, Issue 12, 2013)

Dr Amjid Iqbal (2007 Commonwealth Split-site Scholar from Pakistan, PhD Chemistry, University of the Punjab, Lahore and University of East Anglia)
Stability of aminoxy glycosides to glycosidase catalysed hydrolysis, Carbohydrate Research (Volume 377, 2013)

Md Monirul Islam (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Bangladesh, PhD Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation, University of Leeds)
Vulnerability of fishery-based livelihoods to the impacts of climate variability and change: insights from coastal Bangladesh, Regional Environmental Change (Volume 14, Issue 1, 2013)

Dr Abayomi Jimoh (2005 Commonwealth Split-site Scholar from Nigeria, PhD Biotechnology of the Brackish Water Prawn, Lagos State University and University of Hull)
Mismatch between molecular (mtDNA) and morphological classification of Macrobrachium prawns from Southern Nigeria: Cryptic freshwater species and brackish water morphotypes, Aquaculture (Volume 410-411, 2013)

Mohammad Kadir (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Bangladesh, PhD Electronics and Communications Engineering, University of Southampton)
Successive-Relaying Aided Decode-and-Forward Coherent Versus Noncoherent Cooperative Multicarrier Space-Time Shift Keying, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (Volume 62, Issue 6, 2013)

Dr Rahul Kala (2010 Commonwealth Scholar from India, PhD Robotics – Cybernetics, University of Reading)
Planning Autonomous Vehicles in the Absence of Speed Lanes Using an Elastic Strip, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (Volume 14, Issue 4, 2013)

Felix Kalaba (2010 Commonwealth Scholar from Zambia, PhD Environment Development and Sustainability, University of Leeds)
Floristic composition, species diversity and carbon storage in charcoal and agriculture fallows and management implications in Miombo woodlands of Zambia, Forest Ecology and Management (Volume 304, 2013)

Dr Cheng Seong Khor (2010 Commonwealth Scholar from Malaysia, PhD Process Systems Engineering, Imperial College London)
A Superstructure Optimization Approach for Water Network Synthesis with Membrane Separation-Based Regenerators, Computers and Chemical Engineering (Volume 42, Issue 11, 2012)

Dr Shaun Larcom (2007 Commonwealth Scholar from Australia, PhD The Law and Economics of Legal Pluralism in Papua New Guinea, University College London)
Taking Customary Law Seriously: A Case of Legal Re-Ordering in Kieta, The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law (Volume 45, Issue 2, 2013)

Dr David Otieno (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Kenya, PhD Agriculture Marketing and Food Marketing, Newcastle University)
Cattle Farmers’ Preferences for Disease-Free Zones in Kenya: An Application of the Choice Experiment Method, Journal of Agricultural Economics (Volume 62, Issue 1, 2011)

Hesbon Otieno (2012 Commonwealth Scholar from Kenya, PhD Civil Engineering, University of Bristol)
Coupling agricultural non-point source (AgNPS) model and geographic information system (GIS) tools to predict peak runoff and sediment generation in the upper River Njoro catchment in Kenya, International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering (Volume 4, 12, 2012)

Weiqiang Lin (2011 Commonwealth Scholar from Singapore, PhD Air Transport Geographies, Royal Holloway, University of London)
Flying through Ash Clouds: Improvising Aeromobilities in Singapore and Australasia, Mobilities (Volume 9, Issue 2, 2014)

Dr Lembe Magwaza (2010 Commonwealth Split-site Scholar from South Africa, PhD Post-Harvest Technology, University of Stellenbosch and Cranfield University)
NIR spectroscopy applications for internal and external quality analysis of citrus fruit – a review, Food and Bioprocess Technology (Volume 5, Issue 2, 2012)

Sandra Manuel (2007 Commonwealth Scholar from Mozambique, PhD Social Anthropology, SOAS, University of London)
Sexuality in Cosmopolitan Maputo: The Aesthetics of Gendered Practice Through the Lenses of Class, Living the City in Africa: Processes of Invention and Intervention (2013)

Dr Fati Maunde (2007 Commonwealth Split-site Scholar from Nigeria, PhD Agricultural Engineering, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University of Technology and Cranfield University)
Performance Evaluation of Manual Cowpea Thresher, African Journal of Agricultural Research (Volume 6, Issue 30, 2011)

Christopher McQuaid (2010 Commonwealth Scholar from South Africa, PhD Mathematical Ecology, University of Bath)
Host-parasite nestedness: A result of co-evolving trait-values, Ecological Complexity (Volume 13, 2013)

Rajni Miglani (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from India, PhD Experimental and Computational Approaches for Control and Prediction of Solid-State of Pharmaceuticals, University of Strathclyde)
Exploring the Experimental and Computed Crystal Energy Landscape of Olanzapine, Crystal Growth and Design (Volume 13, Issue 4, 2013)

Christopher Moffat (2010 Commonwealth Scholar from Canada, PhD Ghosts in Politics and the Meaning of Bhagat Singh, 1907-2013, University of Cambridge)
Experiments in Political Truth, Postcolonial Studies (Volume 16, Issue 2, 2013)

Adrian Murdock (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Australia, DPhil Materials Science, University of Oxford)
Controlling the orientation, edge geometry, and thickness of chemical vapor deposition graphene, ACS Nano (Volume 7, Issue 2, 2013)

Dr Elijah Nep (2007 Commonwealth Scholar from Nigeria, PhD Formulation and Drug Delivery, Aston University)
Physicochemical characterization of grewia polysaccharide gum: Effect of drying method, Carbohydrate Polymers (Volume 84, Issue 1, 2011)

Sangwani Ng’ambi (2011 Commonwealth Scholar from Zambia, PhD Law, University of Leicester)
The Effect of Stabilisation Clauses in Concession Agreements, Zambia Law Journal (Volume 43, 2012)

Dr Olatunde Otusanya (2005 Commonwealth Scholar from Nigeria, PhD Tax Evasion, Tax Avoidance and Corruption, University of Essex)
The Role of Offshore Financial Centres in Elite Money Laundering Practices: Evidence from Nigeria, Journal of Money Laundering Control (Volume 15, Issue 3, 2012)

Dr Alex Owusu-Ofori (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Ghana, PhD Hospital Epidemiology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine)
Transfusion-transmitted Malaria in Ghana, Clinical Infectious Diseases (Volume 56, Issue 12, 2013)

Dr Anwar Palakkan (2010 Commonwealth Split-site Scholar from India, PhD Liver Tissue Engineering, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology and University of Edinburgh)
Liver tissue engineering and cell sources: issues and challenges, Liver International (Volume 33, Issue 5, 2013)

Prem Pandey (2011 Commonwealth Scholar from India, PhD Remote Sensing and Technology, University of Leicester)
Geospatial Strategy for Tropical Forest-Wildlife Reserve Biomass Estimation, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (Volume 6, Issue 2, 2013)

Dr Andrew Phiri (2010 Commonwealth Scholar from Zambia, PhD Life Science, University of Nottingham)
Developing a rapid throughput screen for detection of nematicidal activity of plant cysteine proteinases: the role of Caenorhabditis elegans cystatins, Parasitology (Volume 141, Issue 2, 2014)

Dr Sirika Pillay (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from South Africa, PhD Immunology, Imperial College London)
Expression of a versatile DC-targeting fusion protein using an Adenovirus expression system, Protein Expression and Purification (Volume 84, Issue 2, 2012)

Dr Ayaz Qureshi (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Pakistan, PhD Anthropology, SOAS, University of London)
Structural violence and the state: HIV and labour migration from Pakistan to the Persian Gulf, Anthropology & Medicine (Volume 20, Issue 3, 2013)

Shidharth Ram (2011 Commonwealth Split-site Scholar from India, PhD Environmental Studies, University of Calcutta and University of Cambridge)
Physico-chemical characterization of street dust and re-suspended dust on plant canopies: An approach for finger printing the urban environment, Ecological Indicators (Volume 36, 2014)

Dr Siya Rimoy (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Tanzania, PhD Environmental Soil Mechanics, Imperial College London)
Displacement response to axial cycling of piles driven in sand, Geotechnical Engineering: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers (Volume 166, Issue GE2, 2013)

Dr Caryn Ross-Innes (2007 Commonwealth Scholar from South Africa, PhD Cancer Research, University of Cambridge)
Cooperative interaction between retinoic acid receptor-alpha and estrogen receptor in breast cancer, Genes and Development (Volume 24, Issue 2, 2010)

Dr Abeeb Salaam (2006 Commonwealth Scholar from Nigeria, PhD Impact of Illicit Drug Use on Criminal Careers, University of Surrey)
Motivations for Gang Membership in Lagos, Nigeria: Challenge and Resilience, Journal of Adolescent Research (Volume 26, Issue 6, 2011)

Mohammad Nasif Sarowar (2010 Commonwealth Scholar from Bangladesh, PhD Fisheries, University of Aberdeen)
Saprolegnia strains isolated from river insects and amphipods are broad spectrum pathogens, Fungal Biology (Volume 117, Issues 11-12, 2013)

Dr Prasad Senadheera (2007 Commonwealth Split-site Scholar from Sri Lanka, PhD Plant Biotechnology, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and University of York)
Differentially expressed membrane transporters in rice roots may contribute to cultivar dependent salt tolerance, Journal of Experimental Botany (Volume 60, No 9, 2009)

Dr Stephanie Silverman (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Canada, DPhil Politics, University of Oxford),
‘Regrettable but Necessary?’ A Historical and Theoretical Study of the Rise of the UK Immigration Detention Estate and Its Opposition, Politics and Policy (Volume 40, Issue 6, 2012)

Dr Prashant Srivastava (2010 Commonwealth Scholar from India, PhD Remote Sensing and GIS, University of Bristol)
Sensitivity and uncertainty analysis of mesoscale model downscaled hydro-meteorological variables for discharge prediction, Hydrological Processes (Volume 28, Issue 15, 2014)

Dr Kugathas Subramaniam (2007 Commonwealth Scholar from Sri Lanka, PhD Ecotoxicology and Fish Reproduction, Brunel University)
Prediction of environmental concentrations of glucocorticoids: The River Thames, UK, as an example, Environment International (Volume 40, 2012)

Dr Dodeye Williams (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Nigeria, PhD International Relations, University of Edinburgh)
The 2003 Conflagration in Darfur: An Empirical Analysis, African Renaissance: Democratic Peace versus Democratic Conflict in Africa (Volume 9, No 3-4, 2012)

Dr Quin Wills (2006 Commonwealth Scholar from South Africa, DPhil Statistical Aspects of Computational Biology, University of Oxford)
Single-cell gene expression analysis reveals genetic associations masked in whole-tissue experiments, Nature Biotechnology (Volume 31, 2013)

Huma Zia (2011 Commonwealth Scholar from Pakistan, PhD An Efficient Sensor Node for Environmental Monitoring, University of Southampton)
The impact of agricultural activities on water quality: A case for collaborative catchment-scale management using integrated wireless sensor networks, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture (Volume 96, Issue 0, 2013)

Dr Ackim Zulu (2007 Commonwealth Scholar from Zambia, PhD Electrical Machines and Drives, Newcastle University)
Permanent-Magnet Flux-Switching Synchronous Motor Employing a Segmental Rotor, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications (Volume 48, Issue 6, 2012)

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