Disulfide bond assignments by mass spectrometry of native natural peptides: cysteine pairing in disulfide bonded conotoxins

Dr Kallol Gupta

Gupta, Kumar, Balaram.  'Disulfide bond assignments by mass spectrometry of native natural peptides: cysteine pairing in disulfide bonded conotoxins' (Anal. Chem, 2010)

Wasted: How Misunderstanding Young Britain Threatens Our Future

Georgia Gould (2005, History & Politics)

Wasted: How Misunderstanding Young Britain Threatens Our Future (Little, Brown, 2015)

Georgia Gould attempted to uncover the values, aspirations and challenges of young Brits through her recent book. The account is based on detailed research and interviews with an array of young people throughout the UK, which makes the case for stronger dialogue between the generations.
 

Hazlitt the Dissenter: Religion, Philosophy, and Politics, 1766-1816

Stephen Burley (2001, English Language & Literature)

Hazlitt the Dissenter: Religion, Philosophy, and Politics, 1766-1816 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

Stephen Burley's recent book is the first multi-disciplinary account of Hazlitt's early literary career and it provides a new insight into the literary, intellectual, political and religious culture of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century.
 

Settled Wanderers

Sam Berkson (2001, English Language & Literature) 

Settled Wanderers (Influx Press, 2015)

Settled Wanderers features poems Sam Berkson wrote at the refugee camp in Tindouf, Algeria, where he captures the spirit, life and unique culture of ‘Africa’s last colony’. This is first time a collection of poetry from the Western Sahara has been translated into English.
 

Cultivating the Nile: The Everyday Politics of Water in Egypt

Jessica Barnes (1997, Geography) 

Cultivating the Nile: The Everyday Politics of Water in Egypt (Duke University Press, 2014)

Jessica Barnes' recent book is an ethnographic study of water in Egypt. The book challenges the dominant framing of Nile water politics, arguing that some of the most active political contestation lies not in transboundary conflicts between the countries of the Nile Basin, but in acts of the everyday, which take place across multiple scales. 
 

Professor Povey's Perplexing Problems

Thomas Povey (1996, Physics) 

Professor Povey's Perplexing Problems (Oneworld, 2015)

Thomas Povey's recent book is a collection of over one hundred of his favourite problems in physics and maths, which is dedicated to Mike Leask, Fellow in Physics 1965-2000. The author shows us that behind every single one of these questions lies a new way of thinking about subjects we thought we had understood.
 

Big Data Revolution: What Farmers, Doctors and Insurance Agents Teach Us About Discovering Big Data Patterns

Patrick McSharry (1995, Mathematics)

Big Data Revolution: What Farmers, Doctors and Insurance Agents Teach Us About Discovering Big Data Patterns (Wiley, 2015).

Patrick McSharry's recent book acts as a guide to improving performance, making better decisions, and transforming business through the effective use of Big Data.
 

The Vagabond Spirit of Poetry

Edward Clarke (1995, English)

The Vagabond Spirit of Poetry (Iff Books, 2014)

Dr Edward Clarke teaches English literature at Oxford. His latest book demonstrates how poems can transform our relations with each other and the Earth. The book encompasses a range of poems from different eras, including Wordsworth, Shakespeare and Wallace Stevens. The book makes claims for the efficacy of poetry in our industrialized world, where we are presented with environmental, political and economic challenges.

The Death of an Owl

Piers Torday (1993, English)

The Death of an Owl (W&N, 2016)

Piers Torday has published The Death of an Owl, which was the final, but uncompleted novel written by his late father, Paul Torday. Piers is the bestselling author of three children's books, The Last Wild, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Award and nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, The Dark Wild, which won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2014, and The Wild Beyond.
 

Kick and Run: Memoir with Soccer Ball

Jonathan Wilson (1974, English)

Kick and Run: Memoir with Soccer Ball, (Bloomsbury, 2013)

Jonathan Wilson's book is an account of his life, growing up Jewish in London, and how his love for playing soccer ball became such an important part of his life. Football became Wilson's international passport, helping him find friends and community and solace all over the globe.
 

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