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Professor Brian Francis

Professor of Social Statistics

  1. Published

    Psychosocial needs in cancer patients related to religious belief.

    McIllmurray, M. B., Francis, B. J., Harman, J. C., Morris, S. M., Soothill, K. L. & Thomas, C., 1/01/2003, In: Palliative Medicine. 17, 1, p. 49-54 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  2. Published

    Prediction of the probability of forest decline damage to Norway spruce using three simple site-independent diagnostic parameters

    Mehlhorn, H., Francis, B. & Wellburn, A., 12/1988, In: New Phytologist. 110, 4, p. 525-534 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    The responses of Briza media and Koeleria manrantha to drought and re-watering.

    Milnes, K. J., Davies, W. J., Rodwell, J. S. & Francis, B. J., 08/1998, In: Functional Ecology. 12, 4, p. 665-672 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  4. Published

    Factors influencing herbivory by insects on oak trees in pure stands and paired mixtures.

    Moore, R. & Francis, B., 04/1991, In: Journal of Applied Ecology. 28, 1, p. 305-317 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Place of final care and death : patterns and preferences among cancer patients in the Morecambe Bay health authority.

    Morris, S. M., Harman, J. C., Gatrell, A. C., Francis, B. J. & Thomas, C., 04/2002, Proceedings of the palliative care congress. Sheffield

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  6. Published

    Newspaper reporting and the public construction of homicide.

    Peelo, M., Francis, B., Pearson, J., Soothill, K. & Ackerley, E., 03/2004, In: British Journal of Criminology. 44, 2, p. 256-275 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Tackling mixed messages: embedding advanced numeracy in graduate identities.

    Peelo, M. T. & Francis, B., 2009, In: MSOR Connections. 9, 4, p. 23-27 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  8. Published

    Towards a phenomenology of skill.

    Penn, R. & Francis, B., 1994, Skill and occupational change. Penn, R., Rose, M. & Rubery, J. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 223-243 21 p. (Social change and economic life initiative).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  9. Published

    The taxonomic status of Tilia Dasystyla in Crimea, Ukraine.

    Pigott, C. D. & Francis, B. J., 1999, In: Edinburgh Journal of Botany. 56, 2, p. 161-174 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Extending the Cochran rule for the comparison of word frequencies between corpora

    Rayson, P., Berridge, D. & Francis, B., 03/2004, p. 926-936. 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paperpeer-review

  11. Published

    Do facial expressions develop before birth?

    Reissland, N., Francis, B., Mason, J. & Lincoln, K., 31/08/2011, In: PLoS ONE. 6, 8, 7 p., e24081 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  12. Published

    The quality of fetal arm movements as indicators of fetal stress

    Reissland, N. & Francis, B., 12/2010, In: Early Human Development. 86, 12, p. 813-816 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Development of Fetal Yawn Compared with Non-Yawn Mouth Openings from 24-36 Weeks Gestation

    Reissland, N., Francis, B. & Mason, J., 22/11/2012, In: PLoS ONE. 7, 11, e50569.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Can healthy fetuses show facial expressions of “pain” or “distress”?

    Reissland, N., Francis, B. & Mason, J., 5/06/2013, In: PLoS ONE. 8, 6, 7 p., e65530.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    The development of anticipation in the fetus: a longitudinal account of human fetal mouth movements in reaction to and anticipation of touch

    Reissland, N., Francis, B., Aydin, E., Mason, J. & Schaal, B., 07/2014, In: Developmental Psychobiology. 56, 5, p. 955-963 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Laterality of foetal self-touch in relation to maternal stress

    Reissland, N., Aydin, E., Francis, B. & Exley, K., 2015, In: Laterality. 20, 1, p. 82-94 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Development of prenatal lateralization: evidence from fetal mouth movements

    Reissland, N., Francis, B., Aydin, E., Mason, J. & Exley, K., 28/05/2014, In: Physiology and Behavior. 131, p. 160-163 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  18. Published

    Do fetuses move their lips to the sound that they hear? an observational feasibility study on auditory stimulation in the womb

    Reissland, N., Francis, B. J., Buttanshaw, L., Austen, J. & Reid, V. M., 1/03/2016, In: Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 2, 14, p. 1-7 7 p., 14.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  19. Published

    The Fetal Observable Movement System (FOMS)

    Reissland, N., Francis, B. J. & Buttanshaw, L., 6/04/2016, Fetal development: research on brain and behavior, environmental influences and emerging technologies. Reissland, N. & Kisilevsky, B. (eds.). New York: Springer International Publishing, p. 153-175 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  20. Published

    Statistical modelling: Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. Innsbruck, Austria, 10-14 July, 1995

    Seeber, G. (ed.), Francis, B. (ed.), Hatzinger, R. (ed.) & Steckel-Berger, G. (ed.), 1995, Berlin: Springer Verlag. 344 p. (Lecture Notes in Statistics; vol. 104)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsAnthology

  21. Published

    Geographic influences on the uptake of infant immunisations: 1: concepts, models and aggregate analyses.

    Senior, M. L., New, S. J., Gatrell, T. & Francis, B. J., 1993, In: Environment and Planning A. 25, 3, p. 425-436 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  22. Published

    Geographic influences on the uptake of infant immunisations: 2: disaggregate analyses.

    Senior, M. L., New, S. J., Gatrell, T. & Francis, B. J., 1993, In: Environment and Planning A. 25, 4, p. 467-479 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  23. Published

    Developing Statistical Consultancy Skills In Post-Graduate Students: a case study

    Sharples, S. J., Yeend, E. N., Francis, B., Ridall, G. & Booth, G., 07/2010, ICOTS 8 Proceedings: International conference on Teaching Statistics, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Reading, C. (ed.). Auckland, New Zealand: International Association for Statistical Education, 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  24. Published

    Joint developmental trajectories of victimization and offending in young people

    Sharples, S. J. & Francis, B. J., 2010, 2010 American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  25. Published

    Discussion on the paper by Handcock, Raftery and Tantrum.

    Snijders, T. A. B., Robinson, T., Atkinson, A. C., Riani, M., Gormley, I. C., Murphy, T. B., Sweeting, T., Leslie, D. S., Longford, N. T., Kent, J. T., Lawrance, T., Airoldi, E. M., Besag, J., Blei, D., Fienberg, S. E., Breiger, R., Butts, C. T., Doreian, P., Batagelj, V., Ferligoj, A. & 29 others, Draper, D., Van Duijn, M. A. J., Faust, K., Petrescu-Prahova, M., Forster, J. J., Gelman, A., Goodreau, S. M., Greenwood, P. E., Gruenberg, K. T., Francis, B. J., Hennig, C., Hoff, P. D., Hunter, D. R., Husmeier, D., Glasbey, C., Krackhardt, D., Kuha, J., Skrondal, A., Lawson, A., Liao, T. F., Mendes, B., Draper, D., Reinert, G., Richardson, S., Lewin, A., Titterington, D. M., Wasserman, S., Werhli, A. V. & Ghazal, P., 03/2007, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society. 170, 2, p. 322-354

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

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