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  • A study on temporal trends and estimates of fate of Bisphenol A in agricultural soils after sewage sludge amendment. 

    Zhang, Zulin; Le Velly, Morgane; Rhind, Stewart M.; Kyle, Carol E.; Hough, Rupert L.; Duff, Elizabeth I.; McKenzie, Craig (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.01.053, 2015-05)
    ZHANG, Z., LE VELLY, M., RHIND, S. M., KYLE, C. E., HOUGH, R. L., DUFF, E. I. and MCKENZIE, C., 2015. A study on temporal trends and estimates of fate of Bisphenol A in agricultural soils after sewage sludge amendment. Science of the Total Environment, 515-516, pp. 1-11.
    Temporal concentration trends of BPA in soils were investigated following sewage sludge application to pasture (study 1: short termsludge application; study 2: long termmultiple applications over 13 years). The ...
  • Study on the structural, morphological and optical properties of RF-sputtered dysprosium-doped barium tungstate thin films. 

    Hridya, S.; Kavitha, V. S.; Chalana, S. R.; Reshmi Krishnan, R.; Sreedharan, Remadevi Sreeja; Suresh, S.; Nampoori, V. P. N.; Sankararaman, S.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-017-2360-4, 2017-04-27)
    HRIDYA, S., KAVITHA, V.S., CHALANA, S.R., RESHMI KRISHNAN, R., SREEJA SREEDHARAN, R., SURESH, S., NAMPOORI, V.P.N., SANKARARAMAN, S., PRABHU, R. and MAHADEVAN PILLAI, V.P. 2017. Study on the structural, morphological and optical properties of RF-sputtered dysprosium-doped barium tungstate thin films. JOM: journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society [online], 69(11), pages 2272-2277. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-017-2360-4
    Barium tungstate films with different Dy3+ doping concentrations, namely 0 wt.%, 1 wt.%, 3 wt.% and 5 wt.%, are deposited on cleaned quartz substrate by radio frequency magnetron sputtering technique and the prepared films ...
  • Study protocol for DETECTIVE Study: An international collaborative study to develop consensus statements for deferred treatment with curative intent for localised prostate cancer. 

    Lam, Thomas B. L.; MacLennan, Steven; Plass, Karin; Willemse, Peter-Paul M.; Mason, Malcolm D.; Cornford, Philip; Donaldson, James; Davis, Niall F.; Dell'Oglio, Paolo; Fankhauser, Christian; Grivas, Nikos; Ingels, Alexandre; Lardas, Michael; Liew, Matthew; Pang, Karl H.; Paterson, Catherine; Omar, Muhammad I.; Zattoni, Fabio; Buddingh, Karel Tim; Van den Broeck, Thomas; Cumberbatch, Marcus G.; Fossati, Nicola; Gross, Tobias; Moris, Lisa; Schoots, Ivo G.; van den Bergh, Roderick C. N.; Briers, Erik; Fanti, Stefano; De Santis, Maria; Gillessen, Silke; Grummet, Jeremy P.; Henry, Ann M.; van der Poel, Henk G.; van der Kwast, Theodorus H.; Rouvière, Olivier; Tilki, Derya; Wiegel, Thomas; N'Dow, James; Van Poppel, Hendrik; Mottet, Nicholas (Elsevier, 2018-11-22)
    LAM, T.B.L., MACLENNAN, S., PLASS, K., WILLEMSE, P.-P.M., MASON, M.D., CORNFORD, P., DONALDSON, J., DAVIS, N.F., DELL'OGLIO, P., FANKHAUSER, C., GRIVAS, N., INGELS, A., LARDAS, M., LIEW, M., PANG, K.H., PATERSON, C., OMAR, M.I., ZATTONI, F., BUDDINGH, K.T., VAN DEN BROECK, T., CUMBERBATCH, M.G., FOSSATI, N., GROSS, T., MORIS, L., SCHOOTS, I.G., VAN DEN BERGH, R.C.N., BRIERS, E., FANTI, S., DE SANTIS, M., GILLESSEN, S., GRUMMET, J.P., HENRY, A.M., VAN DER POET, H.G., VAN DER KWAST, T.H., ROUVIÉRE, O., TILKI, D., WIEGEL, T., N'DOW, J., VAN POPPEL, H. and MOTTET, N. 2018. Study protocol for DETECTIVE study: an international collaborative study to develop consensus statements for deferred treatment with curative intent for localised prostate cancer. European urology [online], Articles in Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2018.11.009
    Deferred active treatment (DAT) strategies, including active surveillance and active monitoring, are a recognised management option for men with localised low-risk prostate cancer. However, there is uncertainty due to ...
  • Study protocol of a mixed-methods evaluation of a cluster randomized trial to improve the safety of NSAID and antiplatelet prescribing: data-driven quality improvement in primary care. 

    Grant, Aileen M.; Dreischulte, Tobias; Treweek, Shaun; Guthrie, Bruce (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-13-154, 2012-08-28)
    GRANT, A., DREISCHULTE, T., TREWEEK, S. and GUTHRIE, B. 2012. Study protocol of a mixed-methods evaluation of a cluster randomized trial to improve the safety of NSAID and antiplatelet prescribing: data-driven quality improvement in primary care. Trials [online], 13, article 154. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-13-154
    Background: Trials of complex interventions are criticized for being 'black box', so the UK Medical Research Council recommends carrying out a process evaluation to explain the trial findings. We believe it is good practice ...
  • Studying actions in context: a qualitative shadowing method for organizational research 

    McDonald, Seonaidh (SAGE Publications http://qrj.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/5/4/455, 2005)
    MCDONALD, S., 2005. Studying actions in context: a qualitative shadowing method for organizational research, Qualitative Research, Vol. 5, No. 4, 455-473
    Shadowing is a qualitative research technique that has seldom been used and rarely been discussed critically in the social science literature. This paper has pulled together all of the studies using shadowing as a research ...
  • Sub-national government and pathways to sustainable energy. 

    Cowell, Richard; Ellis, Geraint; Sherry-Brennan, Fionnguala; Strachan, Peter; Toke, David (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654417730359, 2017-09-13)
    COWELL, R., ELLIS, G., SHERRY-BRENNAN, F., STRACHAN, P.A. and TOKE, D. 2017. Sub-national government and pathways to sustainable energy. Environment and planninc C: politics and space [online], 35(7), pages 1139-1155. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654417730359
    In an effort to understand how to promote more sustainable forms of energy provision, researchers have begun addressing the scale of political and governance processes, yet the effects of sub-national government remain ...
  • Subcutaneous fat patterning in athletes: selection of appropriate sites and standardisation of a novel ultrasound measurement technique: ad hoc working group on body composition, health and performance, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission. 

    Muller, Wolfram; Lohman, Timothy G.; Stewart, Arthur D.; Maughan, Ronald J.; Meyer, Nanna L.; Sardinha, Luis B.; Kirihennedige, Nuwanee; Reguant-Closa, Alba; Risoul-Salas, Vanessa; Sundgot-Borgen, Jorunn; Ahammer, Helmut; Anderhuber, Friedrich; Furhapter-Rieger, Alfred; Kainz, Philipp; Materna, Wilfried; Pilsl, Ulrike; Pirstinger, Wolfram; Ackland, Timothy R. (BMJ https://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2015-095641, 2016-01-01)
    MULLER, W., LOHMAN, T.G., STEWART, A.D., MAUGHAN, R.J., MEYER, N.L., SARDINHA, L.B., KIRIHENNEDIGE, N., REGUANT-CLOSA, A., RISOUL-SALAS, V., SUNDGOT-BORGEN, J., AHAMMER, H., ANDERHUBER, F., FURHAPTER-RIEGER, A., KAINZ, P., MATERNA, W., PILSL, U., PIRSTINGER, W. and ACKLAND, T.R 2016. Subcutaneous fat patterning in athletes: selection of appropriate sites and standardisation of a novel ultrasound measurement technique: ad hoc working group on body composition, health and performance, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission. British journal of sports medicine [online], 50(1), pages 45-54. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2015-095641
    Background: Precise and accurate field methods for body composition analyses in athletes are needed urgently. Aim Standardisation of a novel ultrasound (US) technique for accurate and reliable measurement of subcutaneous ...
  • Subject-level quality assurance in computing: experiences from three national perspectives. 

    McDermott, Roger; Daniels, Mats; Larusdottir, Marta Kristin (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044182, 2014-10-22)
    MCDERMOTT, R., DANIELS, M. and LARUSDOTTIR, M. 2014. Subject-level quality assurance in computing: experiences from three national perspectives. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2014): opening innovations and internationalization in engineering education, 22 - 25 October 2014, Madrid, Spain. Piscataway: IEEE [online], Accession number 14947062. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044182.
    This paper examines some aspects of the Quality Assurance processes in Computing departments in three European universities. We first examine the operation of a quality assurance activity in the School of Computer Science ...
  • Suburbanomics – creativity and innovation at the edge. 

    MacDonald, Stuart (2011-11-17)
    The basis of this paper is that we have prioritised the city centre and its planning sometimes to the impoverishment of the “suburbs” or outlying areas, despite the fact that most of us live there. Away from the headline ...
  • Success factors in collaborative relationships (alliancing and partnering) in the UK upstream oil and gas industry, and perception of trust. 

    Haque, S. M. Mamotazul (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2004)
    This thesis concerns the characteristics of the collaborative relationships (partnering and alliances) between oil companies and their contractors which were popular in the UK oil and gas industry in the 1990s. It also ...
  • Success in Israeli high-tech start-ups: critical factors and process 

    Chorev, Schaul; Anderson, Alistair R. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.technovation.2005.06.014, 2006-02)
    CHOREV, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2006. Success in Israeli high-tech start-ups: critical factors and process. Technovation, 26 (2), pp. 162-174
    This paper develops a model of the factors deemed critical for success in high-tech new ventures in Israel. Israel presents an interesting forum, geographically distant from main markets but richly endowed with human ...
  • Suffragettes and the Scottish press during the First World War. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2017.1292620, 2017-02-22)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2018. Suffragettes and the Scottish press during the First World War. Women's history review [online], 27(4), pages 534-550. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2017.12926200.
    This article analyses the coverage of the suffrage movement in Scottish newspapers during the First World War. Suspension of militant action and a re-focus on women’s war work did not mean the complete disappearance of ...
  • Summary and reflection seminar 3: quality and imperfection. 

    Douglas, Anne (Robert Gordon University. http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2007. Summary and reflection seminar 3: quality and imperfection. In On The Edge Research. 2007. Quality and imperfection: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar three [online]. Proceedings of a seminar held in 2007, Inverness, UK. Available from http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/
    In embarking on Working in Public, we started out with an implicit assumption that criteria for judging quality in art in the gallery and museum were widely understood and broadly agreed, whereas quality of art in the ...
  • A summary of new findings on the biological effects of selenium in selected animal species: a critical review. 

    Hosnedlova, Bozena; Kepinska, Marta; Skalickova, Sylvie; Fernandez, Carlos; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Malevu, Thembinkosi Donald; Sochor, Jiri; Baron, Mojmir; Melcova, Magdalena; Zidkova, Jarmila; Kizek, Rene (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms18102209, 2017-10-21)
    HOSNEDLOVA, B., KEPINSKA, M., SKALICKOVA, S., FERNANDEZ, C., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., MALEVU, T.D., SOCHOR, J., BARON, M., MELCOVA, M., ZIDKOVA, J. and KIZEK, R. 2017. A summary of new findings on the biological effects of selenium in selected animal species: a critical review. International journal of molecular sciences [online], 18(10), paper ID 2209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms18102209
    Selenium is an essential trace element important for many physiological processes, especially for the functions of immune and reproductive systems, metabolism of thyroid hormones, as well as antioxidant defense. Selenium ...
  • Sunlighting and daylighting strategies in the traditional urban spaces and buildings of the hot arid regions. 

    Belakehal, Azeddine; Tabet Aoul, Kheira Anissa; Bennadji, Amar (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2003.09.001, 2003-11-27)
    BELAKEHAL, A. TABET AOUL, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2004. Sunlighting and daylighting strategies in the traditional urban spaces and buildings of the hot arid regions. Renewable energy [online], 29(5), pages 687-702. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2003.09.001
    In hot arid regions, sunlighting is an essential consideration to achieve an environmentally conscious architecture. This paper aims to identify the sunlighting strategies and their resulting typology in some urban spaces, ...
  • Support for community pharmacy-based alcohol interventions: a Scottish general public survey. 

    Fitzgerald, Niamh; Youngson, Elaine; Cunningham, Scott; Watson, Margaret; Stewart, Derek C. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2015.07.005, 2015-11)
    FITZGERALD, N., YOUNGSON, E., CUNNINGHAM, S., WATSON, M. and STEWART, D., 2015. Support for community pharmacy-based alcohol interventions: a Scottish general public survey. Public Health, Vol. 129 (11), pp. 1431-1438.
    Background: Community pharmacy teams are recognised by health agencies as vital to increasing capacity in the provision of public health services. Public awareness and support of these services in general, and relating ...
  • Support for healthy breastfeeding mothers with healthy term babies. 

    McFadden, Alison; Gavine, Anna; Renfrew, Mary J.; Wade, Angela; Buchanan, Phyll; Taylor, Jane L.; Veitch, Emma; Rennie, Anne Marie; Crowther, Susan; Neiman, Sara; MacGillivray, Stephen (Cochrane Collaboration https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD001141.pub5, 2017-02-28)
    MCFADDEN, A., GAVINE, A., RENFREW, M.J., WADE, A., BUCHANAN, P., TAYLOR, J.L., VEITCH, E., RENNIE, A.M., CROWTHER, S.A., NEIMAN, S. and MACGILLIVRAY, S. 2017. Support for healthy breastfeeding mothers with healthy term babies. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 2, article number CD001141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD001141.pub5
    Background There is extensive evidence of important health risks for infants and mothers related to not breastfeeding. In 2003, the World Health Organization recommended that infants be breastfed exclusively until six ...
  • Support for older people with COPD in community settings: a systematic review of qualitative research. 

    Kirkpatrick, Pamela; Wilson, Ethel; Wimpenny, Peter (The Joanna Briggs Institute, University of Adelaide. http://joannabriggslibrary.org/index.php/jbisrir/article/view/6, 2012)
    KIRKPATRICK, P., WILSON, E. and WIMPENNY, P., 2012. Support for older people with COPD in community settings: a systematic review of qualitative research. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 10 (57), pp. 3649-3763.
    Background- There are an estimated three million people affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in the UK with only about 900,000 of these being diagnosed according to the Healthcare Commission, and ...
  • Supporting practice learning time for non-medical prescribing students: managers' views. 

    Unwin, Rachel; Redman, Susan G.; Bain, Heather; Macphee, Michael; McElhinney, Evelyn; Downer, Frances; Paterson, Ruth E. (RCNI https://dx.doi.org/10.7748/nm.23.3.25.s27, 2016-06-01)
    UNWIN, R., REDMAN, S., BAIN, H., MACPHEE, M., MCELHINNEY, E., DOWNER, F. and PATERSON, R. 2016. Supporting practice learning time for non-medical prescribing students: managers' views. Nursing management [online], 23(3), pages 25-29. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.7748/nm.23.3.25.s27
    Managers in healthcare services have ever-increasing demands to consider in relation to front line care, including the continuing professional education needs of qualified practitioners who are advancing their roles. One ...
  • Supporting shared decision-making and people's understanding of medicines: an exploration of the acceptability and comprehensibility of patient information. 

    Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Booth, Jill L.; Stewart, Derek C.; Pfleger, Sharon; McIver, Laura; MacLure, Katie (Centro de Investigaciones v Publicaiones Farmaceuticas https://doi.org/10.18549/PharmPract.2017.04.1082, 2017-12-18)
    GIBSON SMITH, K., BOOTH, J.L., STEWART, D., PFLEGER, S., MCIVER, L. and MACLURE, K. 2017. Supporting shared decision-making and people's understanding of medicines: an exploration of the acceptability and comprehensibility of patient information. Pharmacy practice [online], 15(4), article ID 1082. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18549/PharmPract.2017.04.1082
    Background: Patient information may assist in promoting shared decision-making, however it is imperative that the information presented is comprehensible and acceptable to the target audience. Objective: This study sought ...