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  • 3D anthropometry: quantifying the shape and size variability within the UK male offshore oil and gas workforce. 

    Ledingham, Robert J. (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology., 2016-04)
    LEDINGHAM, R.J. 2016. 3D anthropometry: quantifying the shape and size variability within the UK male offshore oil and gas workforce. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    Background: UK male offshore workers typically increased in weight by 19% since 1985, and are also heavier than the background UK male population. Aim: To conduct an anthropometric survey on UK offshore workers, ...
  • The ability of adults of different size to egress through confined space apertures. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Nevill, Alan M.; Johnson, Christopher
    STEWART, A., NEVILL, A. and JOHNSON, C. [2018]. The ability of adults of different size to egress through confined space apertures. Human factors [online], (accepted).
    Absolute body size is a strong predictor of minimum wall aperture transit in adults. Key anatomical dimensions scale to egress capability, but men and women exhibit subtle differences. Wherever clearance space is restricted, ...
  • The ability of UK offshore workers of different body size and shape to egress through a restricted window space. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert J.; Furnace, Graham; Schranz, Natasha; Nevill, Alan M. (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2015.11.005, 2015-11-21)
    STEWART, A., LEDINGHAM, R., FURNACE, G., SCHRANZ, N. and NEVILL, A. 2016. The ability of UK offshore workers of different body size and shape to egress through a restricted window space. Applied ergonomics [online], 55, pages 226-233. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2015.11.005.
    404 male offshore workers aged 41.4 ± 10.7 y underwent 3D body scanning and an egress task simulating the smallest helicopter window emergency exit size. The 198 who failed were older (P < 0.01), taller (P < 0.05) and ...
  • Acceptability and perceived barriers and facilitators to creating a national research register to enable 'direct to patient' enrolment into research: the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE). 

    Grant, Aileen M.; Ure, Jenny; Nicolson, Donald J.; Hanley, Janet; Sheikh, Aziz; McKinstry, Brian; Sullivan, Frank M. (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-422, 2013-10-18)
    GRANT, A., URE, J., NICOLSON, J., HANLEY, J., SHEIKH, A., MCKINSTRY, B. and SULLIVAN, F. 2013. Acceptability and perceived barriers and facilitators to creating a national research register to enable 'direct to patient' enrolment into research: the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE). BMC health services research [online], 13, article ID 422. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-422
    Background - Difficulties with recruitment pose a major, increasingly recognised challenge to the viability of research. We sought to explore whether a register of volunteers interested in research participation, with data ...
  • Access to medicines in remote and rural areas: a survey of residents in the Scottish Highlands & Western Isles. 

    Rushworth, Gordon F.; Diack, Lesley; MacRobbie, Alison; Munoz, Sarah-Anne; Pfleger, Sharon; Stewart, Derek C. (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2015.01.005, 2015-03)
    RUSHWORTH, G. F., DIACK, L., MACROBBIE, A., MUNOZ, S.-A., PFLEGER, S., STEWART, D., 2015. Access to medicines in remote and rural areas: a survey of residents in the Scottish Highlands & Western Isles. Public Health, 129 (3), pp. 244-251.
    Objectives Sparsely populated areas are potentially predisposed to health inequalities due to limited access to services. This study aimed to explore and describe issues of access to medicines and related advice experienced ...
  • Access to patients' clinical healthcare records: inclusion for community pharmacists in NHS Tayside. 

    MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C.; Coulson, David; Robertson, Diane; Thomson, Gordon; Dreischulte, Tobias; MacDonald, Catriona (ESCP http://www.escpweb.org/previous-symposia-workshops, 2016-10-05)
    MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., COULSON, D., ROBERTSON, D., THOMSON, G., DREISCHULTE, T. and MACDONALD, C. 2016. Access to patients' clinical healthcare records: inclusion for community pharmacists in NHS Tayside. Presented at the 45th ESCP-NSF international symposium on clinical pharmacy: clinical pharmacy tackling inequalities and access to health care, 5 -7 October 2016, Oslo, Norway.
    The 2020 Workforce Vision in Scotland envisages 'making more and better use of technology ....to increase access to services and improve efficiency' across the healthcare interface. Services offered by community pharmacy ...
  • The accessibility and acceptability of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. 

    Galdas, Paul; Darwin, Zoe; Kidd, Lisa; Blickem, Christian; McPherson, Kerri; Hunt, Kate; Bower, Peter; Gilbody, Simon; Richardson, Gerry (BioMed Central http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/1230, 2014-11)
    GALDAS, P., DARWIN, Z., KIDD, L., BLICKEM, C., MCPHERSON, K., HUNT, K., BOWER, P., GILBODY, S. and RICHARDSON, G., 2014. The accessibility and acceptability of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. BMC Public Health, 14, 1230
    Background: Self-management support interventions can improve health outcomes, but their impact is limited by the numbers of people able or willing to access them. Men’s attendance at existing self-management support services ...
  • Accumulation and detoxication responses of the gastropod Lymnaea stagnalis to single and combined exposures to natural (cyanobacteria) and anthropogenic (the herbicide RoundUp® Flash) stressors. 

    Lance, Emilie; Desprat, Julia; Holbech, Bente Frost; Gérard, Claudia; Bormans, Myriam; Lawton, Linda A.; Edwards, Christine; Wiegand, Claudia (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.05.024, 2016-05-23)
    LANCE, E., DESPRAT, J., HOLBECH, B.F., GERARD, C., BORMANS, M., LAWTON, L.A., EDWARDS, C. and WIEGAND, C. 2016.Accumulation and detoxication responses of the gastropod lymnaea stagnalis to single and combined exposures to natural (cyanobacteria) and anthropogenic (the herbicide RoundUp® Flash) stressors. Aquatic toxicology [online], 177, pages 116-124. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.05.024
    Freshwater gastropods are increasingly exposed to multiple stressors in the field such as the herbicide glyphosate in Roundup formulations and cyanobacterial blooms either producing or not producing microcystins (MCs), ...
  • Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. 

    Cooper, Kay; Sani, Sadiq; Corrigan, Liam; MacDonald, Haley; Prentice, Chris; Vareta, Rob; Massie, Stewart; Wiratunga, Nirmalie (Physiotherapy UK http://www.physiotherapyuk.org.uk/, 2017-11-10)
    COOPER, K., SANI, S., CORRIGAN, L., MACDONALD, H., PRENTICE, C., VARETA, R., MASSIE, S. and WIRATUNGA, N. 2017. Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. Presented at the Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition 2017: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.
    The EU-funded project 'selfBACK' (http://www.selfback.eu) will utilise continuous objective monitoring of physical activity (PA) by a wrist-mounted wearable, combined with self-monitoring of symptoms and case-based reasoning. ...
  • Achieving high strength and ductility in magnesium alloys via densely hierarchical double contraction nanotwins. 

    Fu, Hui; Ge, Bingcheng; Xin, Yunchang; Wu, Ruizhi; Fernandez, Carlos; Huang, Jianyu; Peng, Qiuming (ACS https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02641, 2017-08-31)
    FU, H., GE, B., XIN, Y., WU, R., FERNANDEZ, C., HUANG, J. and PENG, Q. 2017. Achieving high strength and ductility in magnesium alloys via densely hierarchical double contraction nanotwins. Nano letters [online], 17(10), pages 6117-6124. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02641
    Light-weight magnesium alloys with high strength are especially desirable for the applications in transportation, aerospace, electronic components, and implants owing to their high stiffness, abundant raw materials, and ...
  • Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province. 

    Alcalde, Juan; Heinemann, Niklas; Mabon, Leslie; Worden, Richard H.; de Coninck, Heleen; Robertson, Hazel; Maver, Marko; Ghanbari, Saeed; Swennenhuis, Floris; Mann, Indira; Walker, Tiana; Gomersal, Sam; Bond, Clare E.; Allen, Michael J.; Haszeldine, R. Stuart; James, Alan; Mackay, Eric J.; Brownsort, Peter A.; Faulkner, Daniel R.; Murphy, Steve (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.06.087, 2019-06-13)
    ALCALDE, J., HEINEMANN, N., MABON, L., WORDEN, R.H., DE CONINCK, H., ROBERTSON, H., MAVER, M., GHANBARI, S., SWENNENHUIS, F., MANN, I., WALKER, T., GOMERSAL, S., BOND, C.E., ALLEN, M.J., HASZELDINE, R.S., JAMES, A., MACKAY, E.J., BROWNSORT, P.A., FAULKNER, D.R. and MURPHY, S. 2019. Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province. Journal of cleaner production [online], 233, pages 963-971. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.06.087
    Research to date has identified cost and lack of support from stakeholders as two key barriers to the development of a carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) industry that is capable of effectively mitigating climate ...
  • Activity of bisnaphthalimidopropyl derivatives agains trypanosoma brucei. 

    Graca, Nuno A.G.; Gaspar, Luis; Costa, David M.; Loureiro, Ines; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul; Ramos, Isbaal; Roura, Meritxell; Pruvost, Alain; Pemberton, Ian K.; Loukil, Hadjer; MacDougall, Jane; Tavares, Joana; Cordeiro-da-Silva, Anabela (American Society for Microbiology https://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02490-15, 2016-01-19)
    GRACA, N.A.G., GASPAR, L, COSTA, D.M., LOUREIRO, I., KONG THOO-LIN, P., RAMOS, I., ROURA, M., PRUVOST, A., PEMBERTON, I.K., LOUKIL, H., MACDOUGALL, J., TAVARES, J. and CORDEIRO-DA-SILVA, A. 2016. Activity of bisnaphthalimidopropyl derivatives agains trypanosoma brucei. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy [online], 60(4), pages 2532-2536. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02490-15
    Current treatments for African trypanosomiasis are either toxic, costly, difficult to administer, or prone to elicit resistance. This study evaluated the activity of bisnaphthalimidopropyl (BNIP) derivatives against ...
  • Acute dietary zinc deficiency in rats exacerbates myocardial ischaemia/reperfusion injury through depletion of glutathione. 

    Skene, Karen; Walsh, Sarah K.; Okafor, Oronne; Godsman, Nadine; Barrows, Charlotte; Meier, Philip; Gordon, Margaret J.; Beattie, John H.; Wainwright, Cherry L.
    SKENE, K., WALSH, S.K., OKAFOR, O., GODSMAN, N., BARROWS, C., MEIER, P., GORDON, M.J., BEATTIE, J.H. and WAINWRIGHT, C.L. [2019]. Acute dietary zinc deficiency in rats exacerbates myocardial ischaemia/reperfusion injury through depletion of glutathione. British journal of nutrition [online], (accepted).
    Zinc (Zn) plays an important role in maintaining the anti-oxidant status within the heart and helps to counter the acute redox stress that occurs during myocardial ischaemia and reperfusion. Individuals with low zinc (Zn) ...
  • Açaí (Euterpe oleracea Martius) supplementation in the diet during gestation and lactation attenuates liver steatosis in dams and protects offspring. 

    Barbosa, Priscila O.; de Souza, Melina O.; Paiva, Deuziane P. D.; Silva, Marcelo E.; Lima, Wanderson G.; Bermano, Giovanna; Freitas, Renata N. (Springer http://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-019-02040-2, 2019-07-05)
    BARBOSA, P.O., DE SOUZA, M.O., PAIVA, D.P.D., SILVA, M.E., LIMA, W.G., BERMANO, G. and FREITAS, R.N. 2019. Açaí (Euterpe oleracea Martius) supplementation in the diet during gestation and lactation attenuates liver steatosis in dams and protects offspring. European journal of nutrition [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-019-02040-2
    Purpose: Maternal high-fat diet affects offspring and can induce metabolic disorders such as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). New therapeutic strategies are being investigated as way to prevent or attenuate this ...
  • An adaptive working state iterative calculation method of the power battery by using the improved Kalman filtering algorithm and considering the relaxation effect. 

    Wang, Shun-Li; Fernandez, Carlos; Cao, Wen; Zou, Chuan-Yun; Yu, Chun-Mei; Li, Xiao-Xia (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.04.089, 2019-04-30)
    WANG, S.-L., FERNANDEZ, C., CAO, W., ZOU, C.-Y., YU, C.-M. and LI, X.-X. 2019. An adaptive working state iterative calculation method of the power battery by using the improved Kalman filtering algorithm and considering the relaxation effect. Journal of power sources [online], 428, pages 67-75. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.04.089
    The battery modeling and iterative state calculation in the battery management system is very important for the high-power lithium-ion battery packs, the accuracy of which affects its working performance and safety. An ...
  • Addressing global ruminant agricultural challenges through understanding the rumen microbiome: past, present and future. 

    Huws, Sharon A.; Creevey, Christopher J.; Oyama, Linda B.; Mizrahi, Itzhak; Denman, Stuart E.; Popova, Milka; Muñoz-Tamayo, Rafael; Forano, Evelyne; Waters, Sinead M.; Hess, Matthias; Tapio, Ilma; Smidt, Hauke; Krizsan, Sophie J.; Yáñez-Ruiz, David R.; Belanche, Alejandro; Guan, Leluo; Gruninger, Robert J.; McAllister, Tim A.; Newbold, C. Jamie; Roehe, Rainer; Dewhurst, Richard J.; Snelling, Tim J.; Watson, Mick; Suen, Garret; Hart, Elizabeth J.; Kingston-Smith, Alison H.; Scollan, Nigel D.; do Prado, Rodolpho M.; Pilau, Eduardo J.; Mantovani, Hilario C.; Attwood, Graeme T.; Edwards, Joan E.; McEwan, Neil R.; Morrisson, Steven; Mayorga, Olga L.; Elliott, Christopher; Morgavi, Diego P. (Frontiers Media https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02161, 2018-09-25)
    HUWS, S.A., CREEVEY, C.J., OYAMA, L.B., MIZRAHI, I., DENMAN, S.E., POPOVA, M., MUÑOZ-TAMAYO, R., FORANO, E., WATERS, S.M., HESS, M., TAPIO, I., SMIDT, H., KRIZSAN, S.J., YÁÑEZ-RUIZ, D.R., BELANCHE, A., GUAN, L., GRUNINGER. R.J., MCALLISTER, T.A., NEWBOLD, C.J., ROEHE. R., DEWHURST, R.J., SNELLING, T.J., WATSON, M., SUEN, G., HART, E.H., KINGSTON-SMITH, A.H., SCOLLAN, N.D., DO PRADO, R.M., PILAU, E.J., MANTOVANI, H.C., ATTWOOD, G.T., EDWARDS, J.E., MCEWAN, N.R., MORRISSON, S., MAYORGA, O.L., ELLIOTT, C. and MORGAVI, D.P. 2018. Addressing global ruminant agricultural challenges through understanding the rumen microbiome: past, present and future. Frontiers in microbiology [online], 9, article ID 2161. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02161
    The rumen is a complex ecosystem composed of anaerobic bacteria, protozoa, fungi, methanogenic archaea and phages. These microbes interact closely to breakdown plant material that is inedible for humans, whilst providing ...
  • Adopting the International Standard 'Becoming a human-centred organization (ISO 27500)' supports a strategic approach to internationalisation. 

    Vosper, Helen (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/S2055-364120190000016018, 2019-02-04)
    VOSPER, H. 2019. Adopting the International Standard ' Becoming a human-centred organization (ISO 27500)' supports a strategic approach to internationalisation. In Hoffman, J., Blessinger, P. and Makhanya, M. (eds.) Strategies for fostering inclusive classrooms in higher education: international perspectived on equity and inclusion. Innovations in higher education teaching and learning, 16. Bingley: Emerald [online], pages 233-249. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/S2055-364120190000016018
    Educational development is increasingly focussed on quality assurance and enhancement. Individual states/countries have their own mechanisms for assuring the student experience, and this has been accompanied by development ...
  • Adsorption removal of methylene blue from aqueous solution on carbon-coated Fe3O4 microspheres functionalized with chloroacetic acid. 

    Zhang, Zefei; Kim, Cholhwan; Fernandez, Carlos; Sundaram, Manickam Minakshi; Ramakrishnappa, Thippeswamy; Wang, Yuhong; Wang, Linshan; Sun, Ting; Hu, Xiaomin (DE GRUYTER https://doi.org/10.1515/secm-2016-0138, 2016-08-17)
    ZHANG, Z., KIM, C., FERNANDEZ, C., SUNDARAM, M.M., RAMAKRISHNAPPA, T., WANG, Y., WANG, L., SUN, T. and HU, X. 2018. Adsorption removal of methylene blue from aqueous solution on carbon-coated Fe3O4 microspheres functionalized with chloroacetic acid. Science and engineering of composite materials [online], 25(2), pages 353-361. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1515/secm-2016-0138
    We report the preparation and employability of carbon-coated Fe3O4 (Fe3O4/C) microspheres functionalized with chloroacetic acid (CAA) for the removal of methylene blue (MB) in aqueous solution. The prepared magnetic ...
  • Advanced and expanded roles in palliative care nursing. 

    Kennedy, Catriona; Connolly, Michael (Open University Press https://www.mheducation.co.uk/9780335261628-emea-palliative-care-nursing-principles-and-evidence-for-practice-group, 2018-05-16)
    KENNEDY, C. and CONNOLLY, M. 2018. Advanced and expanded roles in palliative care nursing. In Walshe, C., Preston, N. and Johnston, B. (eds.) Palliative care nursing. 3rd ed. London: Open University Press [online], chapter 14. Available from: https://www.mheducation.co.uk/9780335261628-emea-palliative-care-nursing-principles-and-evidence-for-practice-group
    This chapter explores contemporary issues around advanced practice nursing roles and their contributions to palliative care. Our approach here is to consider advanced practice as a generic term which includes clinical nurse ...
  • Advanced and extended scope practice of radiographers: the Scottish perspective. 

    Henderson, I.; Mathers, S. A.; McConnell, J.; Minnoch, D. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2015.12.002, 2015-12-28)
    HENDERSON, I., MATHERS, S.A., MCCONNELL, J. and MINNOCH, D., 2016. Advanced and extended scope practice of radiographers: the Scottish perspective. Radiography [online], 22(2), pages 185-193. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2015.12.002
    Purpose The impact of changing roles, skill mix and a shortage of consultant radiologists on the profession of diagnostic radiography is not clearly understood in Scotland although the anecdotal perspective suggests the ...