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  • Introducing militant Islam: peoples, places and policing. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pan067, 2008-01-01)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2008. Introducing militant Islam: peoples, places and policing. Policing [online], 2(4), pages 400-401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pan067
    Widespread public, policing and academic interest about militant Islam can be traced to the 2001 attacks on America. Subsequent plots and acts of terrorism have ensured that interest has remained. Throughout this period, ...
  • What are the experiences of men affected by prostate cancer participating in an ecological momentary assessment study? 

    Paterson, Catherine; Primeau, Charlotte; Lauder, W.
    PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C. and LAUDER, W. [2018]. What are the experiences of men affected by prostate cancer participating in an ecological momentary assessment study? Cancer nursing [online], (accepted).
    Background: Within the cluster of self-report methodologies, ecological momentary assessment (EMA) is a method used in health services research whereby a participant repeatedly reports on affect, behaviours, symptoms and ...
  • A novel endurance prediction method of series connected lithium-ion batteries based on the voltage change rate and iterative calculation. 

    Wang, Shun-Li; Tang, Wu; Fernandez, Carlos; Yu, Chun-Mei; Zou, Chuan-Yun; Zhang, Xiao-Qin (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.10.349, 2018-11-02)
    WANG, S.-L., TANG, W., FERNANDEZ, C., YU, C.-M., ZOU, C.-Y. and ZHANG, Z.-Q. 2018. A novel endurance prediction method of series connected lithium-ion batteries based on the voltage change rate and iterative calculation. Journal of cleaner production, In Press, [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.10.34
    High-power lithium-ion battery packs are widely used in large and medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicles and other fields, but there is a safety hazard problem with the application that needs to be solved. The generation ...
  • 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; Dell'Oglio, Paolo; Fankhauser, Christian; Grivas, Nikos; Ingels, Alexandre; Lardas, Michael; Liew, Matthew; Pang, Karl; Paterson, Catherine; Omar, M. I.; Zattoni, Fabio; Buddingh, Tim; Van den Broeck, Thomas; Cumberbatch, Marcus; 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, Theo H.; Rouvière, Olivier; Tilki, Derya; Wiegel, Thomas; N'Dow, James; van Poppel, Hendrik; Mottet, Nicholas
    LAM, T.B.L., MACLENNAN, S., PLASS, K., WILLEMSE, P.-P.M., MASON, M.D., CORNFORD, P., DONALDSON, J., DAVIS, N., DELL'OGLIO, P., FANKHAUSER, C., GRIVAS, N., INGELS, A., LARDAS, M., LIEW, M., PANG, K., PATERSON, C., OMAR, M.I., ZATTONI, F., BUDDINGH, T., VAN DEN BROECK, T., CUMBERBATCH, M., 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], (accepted).
    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 ...
  • The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Kwoffie, Lorraine; Addae-Afoakwa, Kofi; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.11.004, 2018-11-10)
    SIDDIQUE, S., KWOFFIE, L., ADDAE-AFOAKWA, K., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2018. The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. Polymer degradation and stability [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.11.004
    The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviours of Polyamide 6/Oil Based Mud Fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites have been investigated using DSC and TGA. TGA indicates the onset decomposition temperature of D1/2 ...
  • Comparing ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction care between patients residing in central and remote locations: a retrospective case series. 

    Kamona, Ahmad; Cunningham, Scott; Addison, Brian; Rushworth, Gordon F.; Call, Andrew; Bloe, Charles; Innes, Alistair; Bond, Raymond R.; Peace, Aaron; Leslie, Stephen James (James Cook University https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH4618, 2018-10-27)
    KAMONA, A., CUNNINGHAM, S., ADDISON, B., RUSHWORTH, G.F., CALL, A., BLOE, C., INNES, A., BOND, R.R., PEACE, A. and LESLIE, S.J. 2018. Comparing ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction care between patients residing in central and remote locations: a retrospective case series. Rural and remote health [online], 18(4), article ID 4618. Available from: https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH4618
    Introduction: People who experience an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) due to an occluded coronary artery require prompt treatment. Treatments to open a blocked artery are called reperfusion therapies (RTs) and ...
  • A European multi lake survey dataset of environmental variables, phytoplankton pigments and cyanotoxins. 

    Mantzouki, Evanthia; Ibelings, Bas; Campbell, James; van Loon, Emiel E.; Visser, Petra; Konstantinou, Iosif; Antoniou, Maria G.; Giuliani, Grégory; Fastner, Jutta; Lürling, Miquel; Faassen, Elisabeth J.; O'Leary, Sarah; Beirne, Eilish (Nature Research https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2018.226, 2018-10-23)
    MANTZOUKI, E., IBELINGS, B., CAMPBELL, J., VAN LOON, E.E., VISSER, P., KONSTANTINOU, I., ANTONIOU, M.G., GIULIANI, G., FASTNER, J., LÜRLING, M., FAASSEN, E.J., O'LEARY, S., and BEIRNE, E. 2018. A European multi lake survey dataset of environmental variables, phytoplankton pigments and cyanotoxins. Scientific data [online], 5, article ID 180226. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2018.226
    Under ongoing climate change and increasing anthropogenic activity, which continuously challenge ecosystem resilience, an in-depth understanding of ecological processes is urgently needed. Lakes, as providers of numerous ...
  • Review of 3 and 3 rotation in operation. 

    Gibbons-Wood, David; Stevenson, Anne; Smith, Steve; Williams, Hector (Robert Gordon University, 2018-05-02)
    GIBBONS-WOOD, D., STEVENSON, A., SMITH, S. and WILLIAMS, H. 2018. Review of 3 and 3 rotation in operation. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This survey was commissioned by the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA), working in conjunction with the recognised Trade Unions and ACAS. These together form the Joint Working Party (JWP) which provided guidance during ...
  • Human rights in mental health. 

    Macpherson, Scott; Warrender, Dan (Routledge http://www.routledge.com/9781138672499, 2017-05-03)
    MACPHERSON, S. and WARRENDER, D. 2017. Human rights in mental health. In Cooper, D.B. (ed.) Ethics in mental health - substance use. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 13. Available from: http://www.routledge.com/9781138672499
    Human Rights are the fundamental rights and freedoms that belong to everyone, everywhere throughout their lifespan, by virtue of being human. They apply regardless of a person’s thoughts, beliefs or behaviours and cannot ...
  • A pilot randomised controlled trial of a multimodal supportive care (ThriverCare) intervention for managing unmet supportive care needs in men with metastatic prostate cancer on hormonal treatment and their partner/caregivers. 

    Paterson, Catherine; Primeau, Charlotte; Nabi, Ghulam
    PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C. and NABI, G. [2018]. A pilot randomised controlled trial of a multimodal supportive care (ThriverCare) intervention for managing unmet supportive care needs in men with metastatic prostate cancer on hormonal treatment and their partner/caregivers. European journal of oncology nursing [online], (accepted).
    Purpose: Men with metastatic prostate cancer experience high levels of unmet supportive care needs in current healthcare delivery. We set out to determine the effectiveness of a multimodality supportive care (ThriverCare) ...
  • Making sense: death, dying, and mental health. 

    Warrender, Dan; Macpherson, Scott (CRC Press https://www.crcpress.com/9781138609822, 2018-09-04)
    WARRENDER, D. and MACPHERSON, S. 2018. Making sense: death, dying, and mental health. In Cooper, D.B. and Cooper, J. (eds.) Palliative care within mental health: ethical practice. Abingdon: CRC Press [online], chapter 23, pages 324-337. Available from: https://www.crcpress.com/9781138609822
    The causation of mental health problems remains burdened with an uncertainty which freely allows a variety of assertions to be made (Pilgrim 2014). It is therefore crucial, in this arena of confusion, that some sense be ...
  • Human rights. 

    Macpherson, Scott; Warrender, Dan (CRC Press https://www.crcpress.com/9781138609822, 2018-09-04)
    MACPHERSON, S. and WARRENDER, D. 2018. Human rights. In Cooper, D.B. and Cooper, J. (eds.) Palliative care within mental health: ethical practice. Abingdon: CRC Press [online], chapter 8, pages 91-109. Available from: https://www.crcpress.com/9781138609822
    Human Rights are the fundamental rights and freedoms that belong to everyone, everywhere throughout their lifespan, by virtue of being human. They apply regardless of a person’s thoughts, beliefs or behaviours and cannot ...
  • A green and template-free synthesis process of superior carbon material with ellipsoidal structure as enhanced material for supercapacitors. 

    Sun, Yanzhi; Guo, Shicheng; Li, Wei; Pan, Junqing; Fernandez, Carlos; Senthil, Raja Arumugam; Sun, Xueliang (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2018.10.034, 2018-10-14)
    SUN, Y., GUO, S., LI, W., PAN, J., FERNANDEZ, C., SENTHIL, R.A. and SUN, X. 2018. A green and template-free synthesis process of superior carbon material with ellipsoidal structure as enhanced material for supercapacitors. Journal of power sources [online], 405, pages 80-88. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2018.10.034
    Metal Organic Frameworks or related carbon materials are the ideal materials for supercapacitors due to their high surface area and unique porous structure. Here, we propose a new green and recyclable synthesis method of ...
  • Nanoporous ceramic-poly(ethylene oxide) composite electrolyte for sodium metal battery. 

    Song, Shufeng; Dong, Zhencai; Fernandez, Carlos; Wen, Zhaoyin; Hu, Ning; Lu, Li (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.10.059, 2018-10-09)
    SONG, S., DONG, Z., FERNANDEZ, C., WEN, Z., HU, N. and LU, L. 2019. Nanoporous ceramic-poly(ethylene oxide) composite electrolyte for sodium metal battery. Materials letters [online], 236, pages 13-15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.10.059
    The exploration of solid polymer electrolytes with both superior ionic conductivity and high mechanical stability for sodium-metal batteries still remains dramatical challenges. Herein, we report a composite electrolyte ...
  • Mechanical, thermal, and flammability behaviour of low density polyethylene - oil based mud fillers nanocomposites. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (HTW Berlin, University of Applied Sciences (Organisers), 2018-05-23)
    SIDDIQUE, S., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2018. Mechanical, thermal, and flammability behaviour of low density polyethylene - oil based mud fillers nanocomposites. Presented at the 4th International structural nano composites conference 2018 (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany.
    Novel low density polyethylene (LDPE)/Oil based mud fillers (OBMF) nanocomposites were manufactured by a melt compounding process. Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy was used to characterise the structure of ...
  • Thermal stability, flame retardancy and mechanical properties of polyamide/montmorillonite nanocomposites prepared by melt processing. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (Robert Gordon University (Organisers), 2016-09-12)
    SIDDIQUE, S., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Thermal stability, flame retardancy and mechanical properties of polyamide/montmorillonite nanocomposites prepared by melt processing. Presented at the 3rd International structural nano composites conference 2016 (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-16 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK.
    The increase in thermal stability, flame retardancy, and mechanical properties of Polyamide 6 (PA6)/montmorillonite (MMT) nanocomposites open a new research window in respect to successful technical application of PA6/MMT ...
  • A guide for proper utilization of stable isotope reference materials. 

    Meier-Augenstein, Wolfram; Schimmelmann, Arndt
    MEIER-AUGENSTEIN, W. and SCHIMMELMANN, A. [2018]. A guide for proper utilization of stable isotope reference materials. Isotopes in environmental and health studies [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10256016.2018.1538137
    Many scientific publications about stable isotope ratios suffer from flawed practices regarding calibration and normalisation of raw δ values in conjunction with prescribed δ values of reference materials. Violations of ...
  • Determining the supportive care needs, and distress, of Australian men with prostate cancer receiving hormone therapy: a cross-sectional study. 

    Crowe, Helen; Howard, Nicholas; Pillay, Brindha; Xiberras, Peter; Primeau, Charlotte; Paterson, Catherine (ICMS Pty Ltd (Orginisers), 2018-08-22)
    CROWE, H., HOWARD, N., PILLAY, B., XIBERRAS, P., PRIMEAU, C. and PATERSON, C. 2018. Determining the supportive care needs, and distress, of Australian men with prostate cancer receiving hormone therapy: a cross-sectional study. Presented at the 19th Asia-Pacific prostate cancer conference: together in discovery and care, 22-25 August 2018, Brisbane, Australia.
    Objective: To evaluate the self-reported, unmet supportive care needs of men on hormone therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer and to determine the levels of distress experienced by these patients. Methods: Patients with locally ...
  • Multidisciplinary views towards the clinical pharmacist: a hospital palliative cancer care team perspective in Malta. 

    Atkins, Sean Ryan; Cunningham, Scott (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/jphs.12267, 2018-10-05)
    ATKINS, S.R. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2018. Multidisciplinary views towards the clinical pharmacist: a hospital palliative cancer care team perspective in Malta. Journal of pharmaceutical health services research [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jphs.12267
    Objective: To explore the views of the multidisciplinary healthcare team towards the role of the clinical pharmacist within the palliative care unit of an oncology hospital in Malta. At present, in Malta, clinical pharmacists ...
  • A novel PAA derivative with enhanced drug efficacy in pancreatic cancer cell lines. 

    Alsuraifi, Ali; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul; Curtis, Anthony D. M.; Lamprou, Dimitrios A.; Hoskins, Clare (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/ph11040091, 2018-09-22)
    ALSURAIFI, A., KONG THOO LIN, P., CURTIS, A., LAMPROU, D.A. and HOSKINS, C. 2018. A novel PAA derivative with enhanced drug efficacy in pancreatic cancer cell lines. Pharmaceuticals [online], 11(4), article ID 91. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ph11040091
    Nanoparticles have been shown to be effective drug carriers in cancer therapy. Pancreatic cancer forms dense tumours which are often resistant to drug molecules. In order to overcome such multidrug resistance, new drug ...