Journal articles

Thelwall, M. Makita, M., Mas-Bleda, A. and Stuart, E. (forthcoming) “My ADHD hellbrain”: A Twitter data science perspective on a behavioural disorder. Journal of Data and Information Science. DOI: 10.2478/jdis-2021-0007

Makita, M., Mas-Bleda, A., Morris, S. and Thelwall, M. (2020) Mental health discourses on Twitter during Mental Health Awareness Week. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. DOI: 10.1080/01612840.2020.1814914

Woolrych, R., Duvurru, J., Portella, A., Sixsmith, J., Menezes, D., Fisher, J., Lawthom, R., Reddy, S., Datta, A., Chakravarty, I., Khan, A., Murray, M., Makita, M., Zubair, M. and Pereira, G. (2020) Ageing in Urban Neighbourhoods: Exploring Place Insideness Amongst Older Adults in India, Brazil and the UK. Psychology and Developing Societies. DOI: 10.1177/0971333620937106

Makita, M., Bahena A. and Almack, K. (2020) The role of sexual orientation, age, living arrangements and self-rated health in planning for end-of-life care for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual (LGB) older people in the United Kingdom. Sexualities special issue on LGBT End of Life. DOI: 10.1177/1363460720932381

Makita, M., Woolrych, R., Sixsmith, J., Murray, M., Menezes, D., Fisher, J. and Lawthom, R. (2020) Place (in)securities: Older adults’ perceptions across urban environments in the United Kingdom. [online] Psyecology. DOI: 10.1080/21711976.2020.1728653

Woolrych, R., Sixsmith, J., Fisher, J., Makita, M., Lawthom, R. and Murray, M. (2019) Constructing and negotiating social participation in old age: Experiences of older adults living in urban environments in the United Kingdom. [online first] Ageing & Society 1-23. DOI: 10.1017/S0144686X19001569

Woolrych, R., Portella, A., Sixsmith, J., Smith, H., Garcia-Ferrari, S., Makita, M., Menezes, D., Fisher, J., Lawthom, R., Murray, M., Crane de Narvaez, S. and Goodman, N. (2019) Place-Making with Older Adults (Place-Age). Towards Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: Policy and Practice Guidelines and Recommendations. [Available Online]

Makita, M., Mas-Bleda, A., Stuart, E. and Thelwall, M. (2019) Ageing, old age and older adults: a social media analysis of dominant topics and discourses. [Online first] Ageing & Society 1–26. DOI: 10.1017/S0144686X19001016

Thelwall, M., Munafo, M., Mas-Bleda, A., Stuart, E., Makita, M., Weigert, V., Keene, C., Khan, N., Drax, K. and Kousha, K. (2019) Is useful research data usually shared? An investigation of genome-wide association study summary statistics, PLOS One (preprint). DOI:

Thelwall, M., Bailey, C. Makita, M., Sud, P. and Madalli, D.P. (2019) Gender and research publishing in India: Uniformly high inequality?, Journal of Informetrics, 13(1): 118-131, ISSN 1751-1577, DOI: 10.1016/j.joi.2018.12.003. Available online at:

Makita, M. (2010) Gender roles and social policy in an ageing society: the case of Japan, International Journal of Ageing and Later Life, 5(1): 77-106 [Online] Available at:

Makita, M. (2006) Envejecimiento de la sociedad: Retos del futuro cercano. El caso de Japón, Revista Prospecti Va, Vol. 1 No. 9, Nodo Futuro Mexico, [Online] Available at:

Makita, M. (2005) Desarrollo de la industria automotriz mexicana el marco de las relaciones entre México- Japón. Visión Prospectiva al 2015. (Summary report), Transferencia 18(69): 15-17. ITESM, Campus Monterrey. 

Makita, M. (1998) De Ferias y Mitos Guadalupanos, Reflexiones. ITESM, Campus Monterrey. [Online] Available at: