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See detailIncense in Hellenistic Ruler Cult
Caneva, Stefano ULiege

in Bradley, Mark; Grand-Clément, Adéline (Eds.) Sensing Divinity: Incense, Religion, and the Ancient Sensorium (in press)

The paper explores the textual and visual evidence from the Hellenistic Eastern Mediterranean concerning the use of incense in the ritual practice for Hellenistic political leaders. Focus is placed on the ... [more ▼]

The paper explores the textual and visual evidence from the Hellenistic Eastern Mediterranean concerning the use of incense in the ritual practice for Hellenistic political leaders. Focus is placed on the role played by incense in the construction of the religious experience of cults for human beings, with particular attention to 1) the interaction between incense burning and other ritual actions; 2) the role of incense in articulating the relationship between old (host) and new (guest) recipients of cult in specific contexts, and 3) the role of incense in Greek and non-Greek contexts of cult for rulers. [less ▲]

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See detailPressure and velocity on an ogee spillway crest operating at high head ratio: experimental measurements and validation
Peltier, Yann; Dewals, Benjamin ULiege; Archambeau, Pierre ULiege et al

in Journal of Hydro-Environment Research (in press)

This paper aims at validating pressure and velocity measurements conducted in two physical scale models of an ogee spillway crest operating at heads largely greater than the design head. The design head ... [more ▼]

This paper aims at validating pressure and velocity measurements conducted in two physical scale models of an ogee spillway crest operating at heads largely greater than the design head. The design head of the second model is 50% smaller than the one of the first model. No pier effect or air venting is considered in the study. The velocity field is measured by Bubbles Image Velocimetry. The relative pressure along the spillway crest is measured using pressure sensors. Comparison of measured velocities between both spillways indicates low scale effects, the scaled-profiles collapsing in most parts of the flow. By contrast, measurements of relative pressure along the spillway crest differ for large heads. A theoretical velocity profile based on potential flow theory and expressed in a curvilinear reference frame is fitted to the velocity measurements, considered as reference, for extrapolating the velocity at the spillway crest. Comparing the extrapolated velocity at the spillway crest and the velocity calculated from the relative pressure considering a potential flow finally emphasizes that bottom pressure amplitudes seem overestimated for the larger spillway, while an averaging effect might operate for the pressure measurements on the smaller spillway. [less ▲]

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See detailComparison of Different Ion Mobility Setups using Poly(ethylene oxide) PEO Polymers: Drift Tube, TIMS and T-Wave
Haler, Jean ULiege; Massonnet, Philippe ULiege; Chirot, Fabien et al

in Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (in press)

Over the years, polymer analyses using ion mobility-mass spectrometry (IM-MS) measurements have been performed on different ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) setups. In order to be able to compare ... [more ▼]

Over the years, polymer analyses using ion mobility-mass spectrometry (IM-MS) measurements have been performed on different ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) setups. In order to be able to compare literature data taken on different IM(-MS) instruments, ion heating and ion temperature evaluations have already been explored. Nevertheless, extrapolations to other analytes are difficult and thus straightforward same-sample instrument comparisons seem to be the only reliable way to make sure that the different IM(-MS) setups do not greatly change the gas phase behavior. We used a large range of degrees of polymerization (DP) of poly(ethylene oxide) PEO homopolymers to measure IMS drift times on three different IM-MS setups: a homemade drift tube (DT), a trapped (TIMS) and a travelling wave (T-Wave) IMS setup. The drift time evolutions were followed for increasing polymer DPs (masses) and charge states and they are found to be comparable and reproducible on the three instruments. [less ▲]

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See detail« De l’uso frequentato si fan norme ». L’Italie au XVIe siècle, entre normalité et normativité
Valenti, Gianluca ULiege

in Valenti, Gianluca; Miesse, Hélène (Eds.) « Modello, regola, ordine ». Parcours normatifs dans l’Italie du Cinquecento (in press)

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See detailReview of: F. Brentano & G.T. Fechner, Briefwechsel über Psychophysik 1874-1878 (M. Antonelli, Ed.)
Seron, Denis ULiege

in Grazer Philosophische Studien (in press)

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See detailMeat retail conditions within the establishments of Kigali city (Rwanda): bacteriological quality and risk factors for Salmonella occurrence
Niyonzima, Eugene ULiege; Ongol, Martin Patrick; Brostaux, Yves ULiege et al

in Tropical Animal Health and Production (in press)

Meat constitutes one of the major vehicles for human foodborne infections. This study aimed to assess the retail conditions and to determine the microbiological quality and safety of meat retailed within ... [more ▼]

Meat constitutes one of the major vehicles for human foodborne infections. This study aimed to assess the retail conditions and to determine the microbiological quality and safety of meat retailed within the establishments of Kigali (Rwanda). A questionnaire survey was carried out in 150 retail outlets to characterise meat retail conditions. Additionally, 270 retail meat samples were analysed for the enumeration of hygiene indicator bacteria (total mesophilic bacteria and Escherichia coli) and for the qualitative detection of Salmonella, using conventional culture methods. The results revealed that beef was the predominant meat sold within the retail premises of Kigali city, while meat from non-bovine animal species was mainly sold in large establishments. Salmonella was detected in 19.6% of all the retailed meat samples evaluated, whereas the mean loads for total mesophilic bacteria and E. coli were 7.3 and 3.5 log cfu/g, respectively. Three factors, namely the temperature conditions of the meat under retail, the cleanability of the used meat cutting boards, and the training of personnel in hygienic meat handling practices, were found to be significantly (p ≤ 0.05) associated with the risk of Salmonella occurrence in the retailed meat. The findings from this study highlight the need for improvements in hygienic meat handling practices, particularly, in small and medium meat retail establishments in Kigali. [less ▲]

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See detailBlesser par mots au nom du Verbe dans la controverse adoptianiste: étude historique et littéraire des échanges épistolaires entre Alcuin, Félix et Elipand (797-799)
Close, Florence ULiege; Veyrard-Cosme, Christiane

in Deswarte, Thomas; Dumézil, Bruno; Herbers, Klaus (Eds.) et al Lettres et conflits dans l'Occident tardo-antique et médiéval (in press)

Cet article propose un regard croisé – historico-littéraire – sur les lettres personnelles échangées entre Alcuin, Félix d’Urgel et Elipand de Tolède durant la « deuxième querelle adoptianiste (797-799 ... [more ▼]

Cet article propose un regard croisé – historico-littéraire – sur les lettres personnelles échangées entre Alcuin, Félix d’Urgel et Elipand de Tolède durant la « deuxième querelle adoptianiste (797-799). Les auteures s'interrogent successivement sur les circonstances de transmission de certaines lettres de ce dossier épistolaire avant d’envisager la forme des écrits – du simple billet aux lettres-traités – et les stratégies littéraires et oratoires mises en œuvre par ces théologiens pour imposer leur point de vue, allant de la douce persuasion sur la base d’arguments scripturaires et patristiques aux plus véhémentes insultes, témoins des importants enjeux ecclésiologiques de cette la querelle théologique. [less ▲]

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See detailEvidence for Auroral Emissions from Callisto's Footprint in HST UV Images
Bhattacharyya, Dolon; Clarke, John T.; Montgomery, Jordan et al

in Journal of Geophysical Research. Space Physics (in press)

Auroral emissions are expected from the footprint of Callisto in Jupiter's upper atmosphere owing to the known interaction of its atmosphere with Jupiter's magnetosphere, and from the observed auroral ... [more ▼]

Auroral emissions are expected from the footprint of Callisto in Jupiter's upper atmosphere owing to the known interaction of its atmosphere with Jupiter's magnetosphere, and from the observed auroral emissions from the footprints of the other three Galilean satellites. The mapping of Callisto along modeled magnetic field lines at Jupiter, however, places the expected footprint at the same latitude as the main auroral emissions, making it difficult to detect. We analyzed ultraviolet images of Jupiter taken using the HST/ACS instrument during a large observing campaign in 2007. Using a co-addition method similar to one used for Enceladus, we have identified a strong candidate for the footprint of Callisto on May 24, 2007. We tested this finding by applying the same co-addition technique to a nearly identical auroral configuration on May 30, 2007 when Callisto was behind Jupiter, not visible from Earth (CML = 22°; sub-Callisto system III longitude = 327°). By comparing the two co-added images, we can clearly see the presence of a strongly sub-corotating spot close to the expected Callisto footprint location on 24th May and its absence on 30th May. On the 24th Callisto was located in the current sheet. We also found a probable candidate on 26th May 2007 during which time Callisto was positioned below the current sheet. The measured location and intensity of the auroral emission provides important information about the interaction of Callisto with Jupiter's magnetic field, the corotating plasma, and the neutral and ionized state of the thin atmosphere of Callisto. [less ▲]

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See detailEuphrosina kolerin, Beckhin vonn Paindten, die Berndt bonesche und andere beclagtinnen – Femininmovierung von Appellativen und Namen in Hexenverhörprotokollen des 16./17. Jahrhunderts.
Möller, Robert ULiege

in Denkler, Markus; Elspaß, Stephan; Hüpper, Dagmar (Eds.) et al Deutsch im 17. Jahrhundert. Studien zu Sprachkontakt, Sprachvariation und Sprachwandel. (in press)

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See detailAtlas zur deutschen Alltagssprache
Elspaß, Stephan; Möller, Robert ULiege

Cartographic material (in press)

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See detailProtein folding at extreme temperatures: current issues
Feller, Georges ULiege

in Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology (in press)

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See detailApprendre les langues durant un séjour Erasmus: la compétence plurilingue entre normes et pratiques
Meunier, Deborah ULiege

in Perspectives plurilingues en éducation et formation (in press)

Les programmes de mobilité étudiante Erasmus constituent un terrain privilégié pour la mise en place d’une éducation plurilingue et pluriculturelle. En effet, l’immersion linguistique et culturelle liée à ... [more ▼]

Les programmes de mobilité étudiante Erasmus constituent un terrain privilégié pour la mise en place d’une éducation plurilingue et pluriculturelle. En effet, l’immersion linguistique et culturelle liée à la mobilité serait l’occasion de développer chez l’étudiant Erasmus des attitudes plus tolérantes vis-à-vis des langues et des locuteurs dans leur diversité. Nous proposons dans ce chapitre d’interroger ce postulat à la lumière d’un corpus d’entretiens menés entre septembre 2010 et juin 2012 avec des étudiants en séjour Erasmus à l’Université de Liège (Belgique francophone). Nous interrogerons le rapport aux langues de ces étudiants, prétendument plus souple vis-à-vis des normes, moins contraignant pour les échanges, en accord avec une vision plurilingue qui se veut plus laxiste vis-à-vis de la maitrise linguistique, en rupture avec le modèle du bilingue parfait qui a longtemps été la norme dominante dans l’enseignement-apprentissage des langues. On peut supposer cependant que le discours normatif, fondé sur des principes de correction et de perfection qui rendent légitime la pratique d’un certain standard linguistique, véhicule des principes susceptibles d’entrer en conflit avec certaines caractéristiques de la compétence plurilingue, telles que le caractère partiel et imparfait des compétences, ou le principe de déséquilibre ordinaire de ces compétences. Dans un premier temps, nous rappellerons les grands principes du plurilinguisme tel qu’il est conceptualisé dans les textes diffusés par le Conseil de l’Europe ; nous verrons ensuite dans quelle mesure les étudiants Erasmus que nous avons interrogés développent une conscience de leur(s) compétence(s) en phase avec ces principes. Pour ce faire, nous utiliserons les notions de sociotype, posture et identification. [less ▲]

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See detailLa posture : un outil conceptuel pour la didactique des langues
Meunier, Deborah ULiege

in Pierozak, Isabelle; Huver, Emmanuelle; Feussi, Valentin (Eds.) et al Diversité linguistique et culturelle, appropriations, réceptions. Francophonies, formations à distance, migrances. Réflexions épistémologiques et interventions (in press)

La notion de posture peut-elle devenir un outil conceptuel pour la didactique des langues ? Et si l’on défend cette hypothèse, quelle serait sa fonction heuristique ? Notre réflexion se veut d’abord ... [more ▼]

La notion de posture peut-elle devenir un outil conceptuel pour la didactique des langues ? Et si l’on défend cette hypothèse, quelle serait sa fonction heuristique ? Notre réflexion se veut d’abord épistémologique, autour d’une notion que l’on peut qualifier de « carrefour » ou « nomade » de par son caractère transdisciplinaire. Nous reviendrons d’abord sur les travaux en sociologie de la littérature, en analyse du discours et en didactique des langues (du français en particulier) qui ont sollicité la notion. Dans un second temps, nous définirons ce que nous entendons par « posture » et ses éléments constitutifs, partant de l’exemple du discours métalinguistique ordinaire et du rapport à la langue. À partir de l’analyse d’une entrevue menée avec une étudiante à propos de son expérience d’études en Belgique francophone et de ses représentations sur la langue française, nous montrerons : sur quels indices (linguistiques et énonciatifs notamment) le chercheur peut s’appuyer pour analyser les postures ; ce qu’elles nous disent du rapport à la langue des sujets parlants ; et comment l’étude des postures peut servir la didactique des langues, en particulier du français langue étrangère. [less ▲]

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See detailEffect of flower traits and hosts on the abundance of parasitoids in perennial multiple species wildflower strips sown within oilseed rape (Brassica napus) crops
Hatt, Séverin ULiege; Uyttenbroeck, Roel ULiege; Chevalier Mendes Lopes, Thomas et al

in Arthropod-Plant Interactions (in press)

Reducing the use of insecticides is an important issue for agriculture today. Sowing wildflower strips along field margins or within crops represents a promising tool to support natural enemy populations ... [more ▼]

Reducing the use of insecticides is an important issue for agriculture today. Sowing wildflower strips along field margins or within crops represents a promising tool to support natural enemy populations in agricultural landscapes and, thus, enhance conservation biological control. However, it is important to sow appropriate flower species that attract natural enemies efficiently. The presence of prey and hosts may also guide natural enemies to wildflower strips, potentially preventing them from migrating into adjacent crops. Here, we assessed how seven flower traits, along with the abundance of pollen beetles (Meligethes spp., Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) and true weevils (Ceutorhynchus spp., Coleoptera: Curculionidae), affect the density of parasitoids of these two coleopterans in wildflower strips sown in an oilseed rape field in Gembloux (Belgium). Only flower traits, not host (i.e. pollen beetles and true weevils) abundance, significantly affected the density of parasitoids. Flower colour, ultraviolet reflectance and nectar availability were the main drivers affecting parasitoids. These results demonstrate how parasitoids of oilseed rape pests react to flower cues under field conditions. Similar analyses on the pests and natural enemies of other crops are expected to help to develop perennial flower mixtures able to enhance biological control throughout a rotation system. [less ▲]

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See detailCross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Kujala Anterior Knee Pain Scale (AKPS) questionnaire for French-speaking patients
Kaux, Jean-François ULiege; Buckinx, Fanny ULiege; Croisier, Jean-Louis ULiege et al

in Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine (in press)

Introduction: The femoropatellar syndrom is one of the most common knee problem observable. The Kujala Anterior Knee Pain Scale (AKPS) is a questionnaire used to examine the subjective symptoms, such as ... [more ▼]

Introduction: The femoropatellar syndrom is one of the most common knee problem observable. The Kujala Anterior Knee Pain Scale (AKPS) is a questionnaire used to examine the subjective symptoms, such as the functional limitations and the anterior knee pain. Objective: The aims of the study were to translate and cross-culturally adapt the AKPS questionnaire into French and to evaluate the reliability and validity of this translated version of the questionnaire (AKPS- F). Patients : 101 patients with femoropatellar syndrom. Methods: The translation and the inter-cultural adaptation of the questionnaire has been adopted through the international recommendations highlighting 6 different steps : initial translation, translations synthesis, translation back to the original language, committee of experts, test of the pre-final version and the approval from the expert’s committee. Indeed the French version obtained, the participants have filled twice the AKPS with an interval of 7 days, and the Short Form Health in order to evaluate the psychometric properties (the internal coherence, the test-retest fidelity and the built validity). Results:The AKPS shows a high level of fidelity in the test-retest with a score of 0.97. The French translation also has a high internal coherence score with 0.87. The Kujula shows a great correlation with a part of the converging sub-scales from the SF36. There is a low/average correlation noticeable with the diverging sub-scales. There is no floor/ceiling effect. Discussion and conclusions: This study shows that AKPS-F is reliable and valid for the French patients suffering from a femoropatellar syndrom and can therefore be used. [less ▲]

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See detailUse of multi-element stable isotope ratios to investigate ontogenetic movements of Micropogonias furnieri in a tropical Brazilian estuary
Pizzochero, Ana Carolina; Michel, Loïc ULiege; Chenery, Simon et al

in Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences (in press)

The whitemouth croaker, Micropogonias furnieri, is a long-lived fish of high commercial importance in the Western Atlantic Ocean. Here, we used stable isotope ratios of carbon, sulfur and nitrogen and ... [more ▼]

The whitemouth croaker, Micropogonias furnieri, is a long-lived fish of high commercial importance in the Western Atlantic Ocean. Here, we used stable isotope ratios of carbon, sulfur and nitrogen and isotopic niche metrics (SIBER) to study feeding habits and track habitat use by whitemouth croakers in Guanabara Bay, an estuary in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. Our results highlighted size-related habitat segregation, with small juvenile (< 30 cm) fishes residing mostly inside estuaries, while large adult (> 60 cm) fishes feed mainly in Continental Shelf (CS) waters. Medium adult fishes (30-60 cm) appear to feed in multiple coastal and CS habitats. Moreover, their feeding ecology showed strong temporal differences, linked with seasonal and, to a lesser extent, inter-annual variation in oceanographic features of the ecosystem in which they live. Overall, these differences in ecological features suggest that (1) adult and juvenile whitemouth croakers should be treated as different components of the food web and (2) the conservation of these habitats should be prioritized to better manage and sustain the coastal fisheries in Guanabara Bay. [less ▲]

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See detailMuscle strength profile of patients with patellar tendinopathy
Kaux, Jean-François ULiege; Libertiaux, Vincent ULiege; Croisier, Jean-Louis ULiege

in Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine (in press)

Introduction: Patellar tendinopathy (PT) is commonly observed in jumping sports. Even if its biomechanic is somewhat explored, no information is known about the muscle strength profile of these patients ... [more ▼]

Introduction: Patellar tendinopathy (PT) is commonly observed in jumping sports. Even if its biomechanic is somewhat explored, no information is known about the muscle strength profile of these patients. Objective: To determine if there exists a specific profile of patients suffering from a PT. Patients: 43 patients (29+/-9.8 y.o) suffering from PT were recruited. To be eligible, the patients must not have suffered from any other traumatic or micro-traumatic injury than the PT on the pathologic limb. Methods: After a physical examination, the tendon damage was assessed by ultrasounds examination. The patients were then tested on an isokinetic dynamometer and the maximum torque (per unit of mass, MTm) developed by the quadriceps and the hamstrings were recorded for various angular velocities. After each test, a visual analog scale (VAS) was used to estimate the pain felt by the patients. Results: No significant correlation was found between the MTm and the demographic variables. The difference in MTm between the healthy and the pathological limbs was significant only at a rate of 60°/s, for both the quadriceps and the hamstrings. Lastly, the VAS score showed that the most intense pain was experienced after the eccentric test. Conclusions: There is no clear patient strength profile emerging from the isokinetic test. This stresses the importance for the clinicians to make testing and to apply a personalized treatment to each patient. Finally, the isokinetic eccentric testing of the quadriceps can be used to induce a mechanical stress on the tendon for a reliable pain assessment. [less ▲]

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See detailIllness perceptions explain the variance in functional disability, but not habitual physical activity, in patients with chronic low back pain: A cross-sectional study
Leysen, Marijke; Nijs, Jo; Van Wilgen, Paul et al

in Pain Practice (in press)

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See detailCarte géologique de Wallonie à l'échelle 1:25 000. Notice explicative. Hamoir-Ferrières n°49/1-2
Marion, Jean-Marc ULiege; Barchy, Laurent

Book published by SPW/DGARNE - Révision (in press)

New geological map of Wallonia published at the scale of 1/25 000, based on a new field work and using previous scientific data produced since the previous editions of Lohest and Fourmarier (1900)

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