OpenAIR @ RGU is a digital repository which contains examples of research publications and related content produced by staff and graduate students at Robert Gordon University. Information about OpenAIR is available in a Guide and, to submit content, RGU researchers should contact publications@rgu.ac.uk.

  • Preparing the dietetic workforce of the future: developing innovative placements in social care settings. 

    Mackenzie, Myra; Newman, Evelyn (National Association of Educators in Practice https://doi.org/10.18552/ijpblhsc.v5i1.389, 2017-07-31)
    MACKENZIE, M. and NEWMAN, E. 2017. Preparing the dietetic workforce of the future: developing innovative placements in social care settings. International journal of practice-based learning in health and social care [online], 5(1), pages 65-76. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18552/ijpblhsc.v5i1.389
    Practice placements are key to the training of an allied health professional, supporting the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge, allowing the development of key skills and enculturation to a professional ...
  • Synthesis, structural and morphological property of BaSnO3 nanopowder prepared by solid state ceramic method. 

    John, Jibi; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan; Thomas, Anitta Rose; Philip, Reji; Joseph, Jaison; Muthunatesan, S.; Ragavendran, V.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012007, 2017-05-11)
    JOHN, J., PILLAI, V.P.M., THOMAS, A.R., PHILIP, R., JOSEPH, J., MUTHUNATESAN, S., RAGAVENDRAN, V. and PRABHU, R. 2016. Synthesis, structural and morphological property of BaSnO3 nanopowder prepared by solid state ceramic method. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd structural nano composites conference (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article ID 012007. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012007
    BaSnO3 is a cubic perovskite-type oxide that behaves as an n-type semiconductor with a wide band gap of 3.4 eV and remains stable at temperatures up to 1000°C. It has wide applications such as thermally stable capacitors, ...
  • Computational study of nanostructured composite materials for photonic crystal fibre sensors. 

    Johny, Jincy; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Fung, Wai-Keung (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012012, 2017-05-11)
    JOHNY, J., PRABHU, R. and FUNG, W.-K. 2016. Computational study of nanostructured composite materials for photonic crystal fibre sensors. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd structural nano composites conference (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article ID 012012. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012012
    Photonic Crystal Fibres (PCFs) developed using nanostructured composite materials provides special optical properties which can revolutionise current optical sensing technologies. The modal and propagation characteristics ...
  • Environmental particle emissions due to automated drilling of polypropylene composites and nanocomposites reinforced with talc, montmorillonite and wollastonite. 

    Starost, Kristof; Frijns, Evelien; Laer, J. V.; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Egizabal, Ainhoa; Elizextea, Cristina; Nelissen, Inge; Blazquez, Maria; Njuguna, James (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012011, 2017-05-11)
    STAROST, K., FRIJNS, E., LAER, J.V., FAISAL, N., EGIZABAL, A., ELIZEXTEA, C., NELISSEN, I., BLAZQUEZ, M. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Environmental particle emissions due to automated drilling of polypropylene composites and nanocomposites reinforced with talc, montmorillonite and wollastonite. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd structural nano composites conference (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article ID 012011. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012011
    In this study, the effect on nanoparticle emissions due to drilling on Polypropylene (PP) reinforced with 20% talc, 5% montmorillonite (MMT) and 5% Wollastonite (WO) is investigated. The study is the first to explore the ...
  • Tensile and flexural properties of hybrid graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fibre reinforced composites. 

    Watson, G.; Starost, Kristof; Bari, Pravin; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Mishra, Satyendra; Njuguna, James (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012009, 2017-05-11)
    WATSON, G., STAROST, K., BARI, P., FAISAL, N., MISHRA, S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Tensile and flexural properties of hybrid graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fibre reinforced composites. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd structural nano composites conference (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article ID 012009. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012009
    In this study, nano-sized graphene oxide sheets were homogenously dispersed via sonication methods in epoxy followed by vacuum resin infusion for the fabrication of the epoxy, graphene oxide (GO) and micro-sized carbon ...

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