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  • Preparation of 3D spherical Ni/Al LDHs with significantly enhanced electrochemical performance as a superior cathode material for Ni/MH batteries. 

    Nie, Yajing; Li, Wei; Pan, Junqing; Senthil, Raja Arumugam; Fernandez, Carlos; Khan, Abrar; Sun, Yanzhi; Liu, Jianjun (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2018.09.043, 2018-09-08)
    NIE, Y., LI, W., PAN, J., SENTHIL, R.A., FERNANDEZ, C., KHAN, A., SUN, Y. and LIU, J. 2018. Preparation of 3D spherical Ni/Al LDHs with significantly enhanced electrochemical performance as a superior cathode material for Ni/MH batteries. Electrochimica acta [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2018.09.043
    Nickel-based hydroxides with excellent electrochemical performance have been considered as cathode materials for Ni/MH batteries. In this paper, a Ni/Al layered double hydroxides (Ni/Al LDHs) material with three-dimensional ...
  • Trigonelline prevents high cholesterol and high fat diet induced hepatic lipid accumulation and lipo-toxicity in C57BL/6J mice, via restoration of hepatic autophagy. 

    Sharma, Love; Lone, Nazir A.; Knott, Rachel M.; Hassan, Adil; Abdullah, Tasduq (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2018.09.011, 2018-09-09)
    SHARMA, L., LONE, N.A., KNOTT, R.M., HASSAN, A. and ABDULLAH, T. 2018. Trigonelline prevents high cholesterol and high fat diet induced hepatic lipid accumulation and lipo-toxicity in C57BL/6J mice, via restoration of hepatic autophagy. Food and chemical toxicology [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2018.09.011
    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is often linked with impaired hepatic autophagy. Here, we studied the alterations in hepatocellular autophagy by high cholesterol and high-fat diet (HC-HF) diet in C57BL/6J mice, ...
  • An investigation and examination of the levels and types of bacterial contamination on the surface of clean room operators' garments. 

    Smith, Laurie McKenzie (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2018-03-01)
    SMITH, L.M. 2018. An investigation and examination of the levels and types of bacterial contamination on the surface of clean room operators' garments. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The contamination of sterile pharmaceutical products is a serious event which has in the worst case scenario led to patient death. Operators are the primary source of clean room contamination, with the majority of their ...
  • Studies on the role of GPR55 in cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology. 

    Robertson-Gray, Olivia Jane (Robert Gordon University Health and social care (Pharmacy and life sciences), 2017-12-01)
    ROBERTSON-GRAY, O.J. 2017. Studies on the role of GPR55 in cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Atherosclerosis is a multifactorial, chronic inflammatory condition characterised by endothelial dysfunction, hyperlipidaemia and the accumulation of fatty deposits within the tunica intima of medium-to-large sized muscular ...
  • Interprofessional, student-led intervention to improve insulin prescribing to patients in an Acute Surgical Receiving Unit. 

    Tully, Vicki; Al-Salti, Suaad; Arnold, Amy; Botros, Shady; Campbell, Iona; Fane, Rachel; Rowe, Iain; Strath, Alison; Davey, Peter (BMJ http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjoq-2017-000305, 2018-06-29)
    TULLY, V., AL-SALTI, S., ARNOLD, A., BOTROS, S., CAMPBELL, I., FANE, R., ROWE, I., STRATH, A. and DAVEY, P. 2018. Interprofessional, student-led intervention to improve insulin prescribing to patients in an Acute Surgical Receiving Unit. BMJ open quality [online], 7(2), article ID e000305. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjoq-2017-000305
    Our aim was to test the feasibility of interprofessional, workplace-based learning about improvement through a 4-week placement for one medical and two pharmacy final year students in an Acute Surgical Receiving Unit (ASRU). ...
  • Assessment of bisphenol-A in the urban water cycle. 

    Petrie, Bruce; Lopardo, Luigi; Proctor, Kathryn; Youdan, Jane; Barden, Ruth; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.011, 2018-09-05)
    PETRIE, B., LOPARDO, L., PROCTOR, K., YOUDAN, J., BARDEN, R. and KASPRZYK-HORDERN, B. 2018. Assessment of bisphenol-A in the urban water cycle. Science of the total environment [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.011
    The plasticizer bisphenol-A (BPA) is common to municipal wastewaters and can exert toxicity to exposed organisms in the environment. Here BPA concentration at 5 sewage treatment works (STW) and distribution throughout a ...
  • Knowledge driven approaches to e-learning recommendation. 

    Mbipom, Blessing (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2018-05-01)
    MBIPOM, B. 2018. Knowledge driven approaches to e-learning recommendation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Learners often have difficulty finding and retrieving relevant learning materials to support their learning goals because of two main challenges. The vocabulary learners use to describe their goals is different from that ...
  • Targeting histone deacetylase (HDACs) enzymes with novel bisnaphthalimidopropyl derivatives (BNIPs) as alternative breast cancer therapies. 

    Kopsida, Maria (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2018-03-01)
    KOPSIDA, M. 2018. Targeting histone deacetylase (HDACs) enzymes with novel bisnaphthalimidopropyl derivatives (BNIPs) as alternative breast cancer therapies. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in women, with incidence rates approaching 1.38 million cases per year worldwide. Over the last few decades, there have been numerous attempts to develop, synthesise and ...
  • Development and validation of a liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for the determination of nicotine and its metabolites in placenta and umbilical cord. 

    Paniagua‐González, Lucía; Jiménez-Morigosa, Cristian; Lendoiro, Elena; Concheiro, Marta; Cruz, Angelines; López‐Rivadulla, Manuel; de Castro, Ana (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/dta.2381, 2018-03-10)
    PANIAGUA-GONZÁLEZ. L., JIMÉNEZ-MORIGOSA, C., LENDOIRO, E., CONCHEIRO, M., CRUZ, A., LÓPEZ-RIVADULLA, M. and DE CASTRO, A. 2018. Development and validation of a liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for the determination of nicotine and its metabolites in placenta and umbilical cord. Drug testing and analysis [online], 10(8), pages 1305-1314. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/dta.2381
    Tobacco exposure during pregnancy is associated with obstetric and fetal complications. We developed and validated a liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) method to determine nicotine, cotinine, and ...
  • Folate, genomic stability and colon cancer: the use of single cell gel electrophoresis in assessing the impact of folate in vitro, in vivo and in human biomonitoring. 

    Catala, Gema Nadal; Bestwick, Charles S.; Russell, Wendy R.; Tortora, Katia; Giovannelli, Lisa; Moyer, Mary Pat; Lendoiro, Elena; Duthie, Susan J. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mrgentox.2018.08.012, 2018-09-05)
    CATALA, G.N., BESTWICK, C.S., RUSSELL, W.R., TORTORA, K., GIOVANNELLI, L., MOYER, M.P., LENDOIRO, E. and DUTHIE, S.J. 2018. Folate, genomic stability and colon cancer: the use of single cell gel electrophoresis in assessing the impact of folate in vitro, in vivo and in human biomonitoring. Mutation research: genetic toxicology and environmental eutagenesis [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mrgentox.2018.08.012
    Intake of folate (vitamin B9) is strongly inversely linked with human cancer risk, particularly colon cancer. In general, people with the highest dietary intake of folate or with high blood folate levels are at a reduced ...
  • Determining the role of the LPI/GPR55 system in the development of obesity and associated cardiovascular consequences. 

    Hair, Steven C. (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2018-03-01)
    HAIR, S.C. 2018. Determining the role of the LPI/GPR55 system in the development of obesity and associated cardiovascular consequences. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Obesity has reached worldwide epidemic proportions and with this increased incidence of obesity, comes an increase in incidence of the comorbidities associated with obesity such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD). ...
  • Strengthening maternity service user involvement in midwifery clinical skills education through co-design of a mobile app. 

    Gibb, Fiona (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2018-04-01)
    GIBB, F. 2018. Strengthening maternity service user involvement in midwifery clinical skills education through co-design of a mobile app. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    Background: Service user involvement in education has become fundamental in professional, statutory and regulatory bodies responsible for the education of health and social care professionals. Where there are various ...
  • Landscape and wellbeing: a conceptual framework and an example. 

    Yuill, Chris; Mueller-Hirth, Natascha; Nguyen, Song Tung; Nguyen, Thi Kim Dung; Pham, Thi Tram; Mabon, Leslie
    YUILL, C., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., NGUYEN, S.T., NGUYEN, T.K.D., PHAM, T.T. and MABON, L. [2018]. Landscape and wellbeing: a conceptual framework and an example. Health [online], (accepted).
    This article explores why landscape is a crucial element in researching the relationship between environment and wellbeing. The main point we make is that human social agents are embedded in particular landscapes and it ...
  • Perspectives of practising pharmacists towards interprofessional education and collaborative practice in Qatar. 

    El-Awaisi, Alla; El-Hajj, Maguy Saffouh; Joseph, Sundari Catherine; Diack, Lesley (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0686-9, 2018-07-26)
    EL-AWAISI, A., EL HAJJ, M.S., JOSEPH, S. and DIACK, L. 2018. Perspectives of practising pharmacists towards interprofessional education and collaborative practice in Qatar. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0686-9
    Background: Healthcare is provided by a variety of different professionals, including pharmacists who are integral members of the team, and all are expected to work collaboratively to provide quality care. Little is known ...
  • Perspectives of pharmacy students in Qatar toward interprofessional education and collaborative practice: a mixed methods study. 

    El-Awaisi, Alla; El Hajj, Maguy Saffouh; Joseph, Sundari Catherine; Diack, Lesley (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2018.1498466, 2018-07-27)
    EL-AWAISI, A., EL HAJJ, M.S., JOSEPH, S. and DIACK, L. 2018. Perspectives of pharmacy students in Qatar toward interprofessional education and collaborative practice: a mixed methods study. Journal of interprofessional care [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2018.1498466
    In an IPE environment, students are expected to have better understanding of the roles, responsibilities, and contribution of other health care professions to enhance interprofessional working and collaboration with an end ...
  • Austrian pharmacy students' views, experiences and attitudes on an elective clinical pharmacy teaching event delivered in the English language. 

    Weidmann, Anita Elaine; Donat, Ina; Ortnet, Astrid (FIP (International Pharmaceutical Federation) http://pharmacyeducation.fip.org/pharmacyeducation/article/view/532, 2018-08-30)
    WEIDMANN, A.E., DONAT, I. and ORTNER, A. 2018. Austrian pharmacy students' views, experiences and attitudes on an elective clinical pharmacy teaching event delivered in the English language. Pharmacy education [online], 18(1), pages 224-230. Available from: http://pharmacyeducation.fip.org/pharmacyeducation/article/view/532/574
    Introduction: The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) recommend emphasising clinical education within a balanced pharmacy curriculum. During the summer of 2016 the University ...
  • Women's experiences of peacebuilding in violence-affected communities in Kenya. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. [2018]. Women's experiences of peacebuilding in violence-affected communities in Kenya. Third world quarterly [online], (accepted).
    Despite the attention to gender and conflict in empirical positivist peace research, and the interest in local agency in recent peacebuilding literature, women's understandings and lived experiences of peacebuilding are ...
  • Complexation of novel thiomers and insulin to protect against in vitro enzymatic degradation: towards oral insulin delivery. 

    Ibie, Chidinma O.; Knott, Rachel M.; Thompson, Colin J.
    IBIE, C.O., KNOTT, R.M. and THOMPSON, C.J. [2018]. Complexation of novel thiomers and insulin to protect against in vitro enzymatic degradation: towards oral insulin delivery. Drug developement and industrial pharmacy [online], (accepted).
    A significant barrier to oral insulin delivery is its enzymatic degradation in the gut. Nano-sized polymer-insulin polyelectrolyte complexes (PECS) have been developed to protect insulin against enzymatic degradation. ...
  • An investigation of genetic polymorphism in association with Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. 

    Bhatta, Prabhakar (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2018-05-01)
    BHATTA, P. 2018. An investigation of genetic polymorphism in association with Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome are the metabolic disorders which constitute a major public health problem in both developed and developing countries. Various studies have suggested the genetic susceptibility to the ...
  • Carbon nanomaterials for targeted cancer therapy drugs: a critical review. 

    Hosnedlova, Bozena; Kepinska, Marta; Fernandez, Carlos; Peng, Qiuming; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Milnerowicz, Halina; Kizek, Rene (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/tcr.201800038, 2018-08-29)
    HOSNEDLOVA, B., KEPINSKA, M., FERNANDEZ, C., PENG, Q., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., MILNEROWICZ, H. and KIZEK, R. 2018. Carbon nanomaterials for targeted cancer therapy drugs: a critical review. The chemical record [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/tcr.201800038
    Cancer represents one of the main causes of human death in developed countries. Most current therapies, unfortunately, carry a number of side effects, such as toxicity and damage to healthy cells, as well as the risk of ...