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  • Effect of diffuse radiation on the performance of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. 

    Freier, Daria; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Bani, Nurul Aini (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2016.7510017, 2016-03-14)
    FREIER, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., MAS'UD, A.A. and BANI, N.A. 2016. Effect of diffuse radiation on the performance of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. In the Proceedings of the 6th IEEE international conference on photonics (ICP), 14-16 March 2016, Sarawak, Malaysia. New York: IEEE [online], pages 71-73. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2016.7510017
    This paper evaluates the performance of a recently patented rotationally asymmetrical dielectric totally internally reflective concentrator (RADTIRC) under diffuse radiation. The RADTIRC has a geometrical concentration ...
  • Effect of fibre configurations on mechanical properties of flax/tannin composites. 

    Zhu, J.; Njuguna, James; Abhyankar, H.; Zhu, Huijun; Perreux, D.; Thiebaud, F.; Chapelle, D.; Pizzi, A.; Sauget, A.; de Larminat, A.; Nicollin, A. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2013.06.033, 2013-08-02)
    ZHU, J, NJUGUNA, J., ABHYANKAR, H., ZHU, H., PERREUX, D., THIEBAUD, F., CHAPELLE, D., PIZZI, A., SAUGET, A., DE LARMINAT, A. and NICOLLIN, A., 2013. Effect of fibre configurations on mechanical properties of flax/tannin composites. Industrial Crops and Products, Vol. 50, pp. 68-76.
    Flax reinforced tannin-based composites have a potential to be used in vehicle applications due to the environmental advantages and good mechanical properties. In this paper, the effects of fibre configuration on mechanical ...
  • Effect of load positioning on the kinematics and kinetics of weighted vertical jumps. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan; Stewart, Arthur D.; Lloyd, Ray; Agouris, Ioannis; Keogh, Justin W. L. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e31822e589e, 2012-04)
    SWINTON, P. A., STEWART, A., LLOYD, R., AGOURIS, I., KEOGH, J. W. L., 2012. Effect of load positioning on the kinematics and kinetics of weighted vertical jumps. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26 (4), pp. 906-913.
    One of the most popular exercises for developing lower-body muscular power is the weighted vertical jump. The present study sought to examine the effect of altering the position of the external load on the kinematics and ...
  • The effect of matrix and reinforcement material selection on the tensile properties of hybrid composites. 

    Silva, Francesco; Sachse, Sophia; Zhu, Huijun; Pielichowski, Krzysztof; Leszczynska, Agnieszka; Njuguna, James (Greenleaf Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.9774/GLEAF.2350.2014.00005, 2014-05)
    SILVA, F., SACHSE, S., ZHU, H., PIELICHOWSKI, K., LESZCZYNSKA, A. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. The effect of matrix and reinforcement material selection on the tensile properties of hybrid composites. Journal of Sustainable Mobility, 1 (1), pp. 37-52.
    In order to develop advanced materials as lightweight structures three-phased composites were prepared using nano-fillers, nano-silica (nano-SiO2) and nano-clay and micro glass-spheres to reinforce two kinds of glass-fibre ...
  • Effect of nanofillers on low energy impact performance of sandwich structures with nanoreinforced polyurethane foam cores. 

    Sachse, Sophia; Poruri, Manohar; Silva, Francesco; Michalowski, S.; Pielichowski, Krzysztof; Njuguna, James (Sage https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1099636213512497, 2014-03-31)
    SACHSE, S., PORURI, M., SILVA, F., MICHALOWSKI, S., PIELICHOWSKI, K. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. Effect of nanofillers on low energy impact performance of sandwich structures with nanoreinforced polyurethane foam cores. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, Vol 16 (2), pp. 173-194.
    Sandwich panels were fabricated with nanoclay-filled polyurethane foams and glass fiber-reinforced polyamide and polypropylenes face sheets. Nanoclay-filled foam cores, with organophilic montmorillonite loadings of 0–10 wt%, ...
  • The effect of pH on the photonic efficiency of the destruction of methyl orange under controlled periodic illumination with UV-LED sources. 

    Tokode, Oluwatosin; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Lawton, Linda A.; Robertson, Peter K. J. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2014.03.002, 2014-03-12)
    TOKODE, O., PRABHU, R., LAWTON, L.A. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2014. The effect of pH on the photonic efficiency of the destruction of methyl orange under controlled periodic illumination with UV-LED sources. Chemical engineering journal [online], 246, pages 337-342. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2014.03.002
    The nature of photon interaction and reaction pH can have significant impacts on semiconductor photocatalysis. This paper describes the effect of pH on the photonic efficiency of photocatalytic reactions in the aqueous ...
  • The effect of position on the lumbar intervertebral disc. 

    Alexander, Lyndsay Ann (Robert Gordon University School of Health Sciences, 2014-01)
    This thesis comprises three phases with a combined aim which was to investigate the effect of position on the lumbar intervertebral disc (IVD). The effect of position on the lumbar IVD in asymptomatic subjects and ...
  • The effect of raw and processed vegetables on colonocyte dna damage. 

    Lynn, Anthony (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2011-01)
    Cruciferous vegetables and their bioactive constituents have been shown to inhibit chemically induced colon cancer (IARC, 2004). However, the results of epidemiological studies have been inconsistent (IARC, 2004). This may ...
  • The effect of shrinkage cracks on the load bearing capacity of steel-fibre-reinforced roller-compacted-concrete pavements. 

    Jafarifar, Naeimeh; Pilakoutas, Kypros; Bennett, Terry (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1617/s11527-015-0652-0, 2015-06-25)
    JAFARIFAR, N., PILAKOUTAS, K. and BENNETT, T. 2015. The effect of shrinkage cracks on the load bearing capacity of steel-fibre-reinforced roller-compacted-concrete pavements. Materials and structues [online], 49(6), pages 2329-2347. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1617/s11527-015-0652-0
    This paper demonstrates the effect of shrinkage cracks on the static load bearing capacity and on the fatigue performance of RCC pavements reinforced with steel fibres recycled from post-consumer tyres, with the aid of a ...
  • The effect of very-low calorie diets on renal and hepatic outcomes: a systematic review. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Mavroeidi, Alexandra; Johnston, Kelly L.; Broom, John (Dove Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S51151, 2013-10)
    ROLLAND, C., MAVROEIDI, A., JOHNSTON, K. L. and BROOM, J., 2013. The effect of very-low calorie diets on renal and hepatic outcomes: a systematic review. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, Volume 2013 (6), pp. 393-401.
    Very low-calorie diets (VLCDs) are an effective means by which to induce clinically significant weight loss. However, their acceptance by health care practitioners and the public is generally lower than that for other ...
  • Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Hession, Michelle; Broom, Iain (Dove Medical Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S22788, 2011-08)
    ROLLAND, C., HESSION, M. and BROOM, I., Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, 4, pp. 315 – 323.
    Background: Adipose tissue functions as an endocrine organ by releasing adipokines which have important roles in the regulation of inflammation and insulin sensitivity. Although there is evidence of improvements in the ...
  • Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Gulari, Melehat Nil (Linkoping University Electronic Press http://www.svid.se/sv/Forskning/Design-Research-Journal/Forskningsartiklar/Forskningsartiklar-2013/Effective-Approaches-For-Innovation-Support-For-Smes/, 2013)
    MALINS, J. and GULARI, M. N., 2013. Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs. Swedish Design Research Journal, 2.13, pp. 32-39.
    Providing appropriate innovation support to small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is an on-going challenge. Governments offer a range of initiatives from advice, to research and development grants; however, the ...
  • Effective communication with people with learning disabilities with epilepsy and their carers. 

    Ninnoni, Jerry Paul K. (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2011-03)
    People with learning disabilities constitute about 2% of the general population. Epilepsy is more prevalent among people with learning disabilities compared with the general population. Effective communication is central ...
  • Effective end-of-life care planning in Scotland: culture and law. 

    Christie, Sarah
    CHRISTIE, S. [2017]. Effective end-of-life care planning in Scotland: culture and law. Journal of medical law and ethics, (accepted).
    In the context of an ageing population, end-of-life care planning is increasingly important. The law in Scotland does not, as yet, take the active and specific steps to help address this that are evident in other jurisdictions. ...
  • The effective evidence-based high school librarian: a journey to decision. 

    Turriff, Alison (The Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2008-12)
    This thesis aims to establish how high school librarians in Scotland and America can become effective evidence-based decision-makers. Initial data collection consisted of written questionnaires to elicit background data ...
  • Effective feedback of whole-life data to the design process. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, Assem; Pollock, Robert; Aouad, Ghassan (Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built & Natural Environment, 2003)
    KISHK, M., AL-HAJJ, A., POLLOCK, R. and AOUAD, G., 2003. Effective feedback of whole-life data to the design process. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 8(2), pp. 89-98
    Key activities of the implementation of whole-life costing (WLC) as a management tool during the occupancy stage are outlined. Then, the logic of a novel whole-life management approach is designed around two recently ...
  • The effectiveness of educating community nurses by distance learning. 

    Lawton, Sally Margaret Rolfe (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 1996-02)
    The purpose of this thesis is to examine the effectiveness of distance learning within post-registration community nurse education. In this context, 'effectiveness' is defined as being useful to the student or 'fit for ...
  • The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low and middle income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol] 

    Nurmatov, Ulugbek B.; Pagliari, Claudia; Lee, Siew Hwa; Grant, Liz; Nwaru, Bright I.; Mukherjee, Mome (PROSPERO http://dx.doi.org/10.15124/CRD42014008939, 2014-03-14)
    NURMATOV, U., PAGLIARI, C., LEE, S., GRANT, L., NWARU, B. and MUKHERJEE, M. 2014. The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low and middle income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Protocol. PROSPERO [online], CRD42014008939. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.15124/CRD42014008939
    This review looks into the impact of interventions delivered via mobile information and communications technologies (mHealth) on: maternal health during the antenatal, intranatal and postnatal periods; foetal, neonatal and ...
  • The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol] 

    Nurmatov, Ulugbek B.; Lee, Siew Hwa; Nwaru, Bright I.; Mukherjee, Mome; Grant, Liz; Pagliari, Claudia (Edinburgh University Global Health Society http://dx.doi.org/10.7189/jogh.04.010407, 2014-06-10)
    NURMATOV, U.B., LEE, S.H., NWARU, B.I., MUKHERJEE, M., GRANT, L. and PAGLIARI, C. 2014. The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. Protocol. Journal of global health [online], 4(1), article number 010407. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.7189/jogh.04.010407
    Rates of maternal, newborn and child (MNCH) mortality and morbidity are vastly greater in low– than in high–income countries and represent a major source of global health inequity. A host of systemic, economic, geopolitical ...
  • Effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review and meta-analysis. 

    Lee, Siew Hwa; Nurmatov, Ulugbek B.; Nwaru, Bright I.; Mukherjee, Mome; Grant, Liz; Pagliari, Claudia (Edinburgh University Global Health Society http://dx.doi.org/10.7189/jogh.06.010401, 2015-11-08)
    LEE, S.H., NURMATOV, U.B., NWARU, B.I., MUKHERJEE, M., GRANT, L. and PAGLIARI, C. 2015. Effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of global health [online], 6(1), article number 010401. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.7189/jogh.06.010401
    The aim of this review is to assess the effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). The main conclusions are that most studies of mHealth ...