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  • Cyanopeptolins with trypsin and chymotrypsin inhibitory activity from the cyanobacterium nostoc edaphicum CCNP1411. 

    Mazur-Marzec, Hanna; Fidor, Anna; Ceglowska, Marta; Wieczerzak, Ewa; Kropidlowska, Magdalena; Goua, Marie; Macaskill, Jenny; Edwards, Christine (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/md16070220, 2018-06-26)
    MAZUR-MARZEC, H., FIDOR, A., CEGLOWSKA, M., WIECZERZAK, E., KROPIDLOWSKA, M., GOUA, M., MACASKILL, J. and EDWARDS, C. 2018. Cyanopeptolins with trypsin and chymotrypsin inhibitory activity from the cyanobacterium nostoc edaphicum CCNP1411. Marine drugs [online], 16(7), article ID 220. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/md16070220
    Cyanopeptolins (CPs) are one of the most frequently occurring cyanobacterial peptides, many of which are inhibitors of serine proteases. Some CP variants are also acutely toxic to aquatic organisms, especially small ...
  • Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. 

    Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Arab, Hussain (TUV SUD NEV (Organisers) https://www.tuv-sud.co.uk/nel/news-events/news/latest-news/produced-water-workshop-highlights-environmental-issues-and-solutions, 2018-06-05)
    OLUYEMI, G.F. and ARAB, H. 2018. Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. Presented at TUV SUD NEL Produced water workshop 2018, 5-6 June 2018, Aberdeen, UK.
    In this work Chitosan was investigated as an adsorbent for residual oil using real produced water stream from Kuwait oilfields. A laboratory bench-top glass tube column integrated with a dynamic flow loop was used in this ...
  • Childbirth as sacred celebration. 

    Crowther, Susan (Routledge https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315389639, 2017-09-13)
    CROWTHER, S. 2017. Childbirth as sacred celebration. In Crowther, S. and Hall, J. (eds.) Spirituality and childbirth: meaning and care at the start of life. London: Routledge [online], chapter 2. Available from: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315389639
    This chapter explores how childbirth is spiritually experienced and meaningful within society revealing how childbirth has purpose both individually and collectively. The discourse and mood around childbirth internationally ...
  • Resilience and sustainability amongst maternity care providers. 

    Crowther, Susan (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/Psychosocial-Resilience-and-Risk-in-the-Perinatal-Period-Implications/Thomson-Schmied/p/book/9781138101586, 2017-06-13)
    CROWTHER, S. 2017. Resilience and sustainability amongst maternity care providers. In Thomson, G. and Schmied, V. (eds.) Psychosocial resilience and risk in the perinatal period: implications and guidance for professionals. London: Routledge [online], chapter 13, pages 185-200. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/Psychosocial-Resilience-and-Risk-in-the-Perinatal-Period-Implications/Thomson-Schmied/p/book/9781138101586
    This chapter looks at maternity care providers who provide care in this social, political and emotional milieu on a daily basis. The emotional work of maternity care provision cannot be underestimated. Contemporary maternity ...
  • Interventions for post-stroke fatigue. 

    Kennedy, Catriona; Kidd, Lisa (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.11.006, 2017-11-21)
    KENNEDY, C. and KIDD, L. 2018. Interventions for post-stroke fatigue. International journal of nursing studies [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.11.006
    This is a summary of a Cochrane review of Wu, S., Kutlubaev, M.A., Chun, H.-Y.Y., Cowey, E., Pollock, A., Macleod, M.R., Dennis, M., Keane, E., Sharpe, M. and Mead, G.E. Interventions for post-stroke fatigue. Cochrane ...
  • Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women. 

    Kennedy, Catriona (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12582, 2017-09-24)
    KENNEDY, C. 2018. Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women. International journal of nursing practice [online], 24(3), e12582. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12582
    This is a summary of a Cochrane review of O'Mahony, M., Comber, H., Fitzgerald, T., Corrigan, M.A., Fitzgerald, E., Grunfeld, E.A., Flynn, M.G. and Hegarty, J. Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women. ...
  • A quest needs for building information modelling tools training in a developing nation. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar (Robert Gordon University https://www.ulster.ac.uk/conference/icat-2018, 2018-06-14)
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. 2018. A quest needs for building information modelling tools training in a developing nation. In Kouider, T. and Alexander, G. (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International congress of architectural technology (ICAT); architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-16 June 2018, Belfast, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 87-105.
    Computer Aided Design software and their kind are generally considered as Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools; moreover, the sophistication level of one in use may determine the BIM maturity level. Education and ...
  • Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare. 

    Fremantle, Chris (Global Alliance for Art and Health (Organisers), 2014-04-09)
    FREMANTLE, C. 2014. Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare. Presented at the Global alliance for arts and health conference 2014, 9-12 April 2014, Houston, USA.
    Scotland has a strong portfolio of arts and health projects including both public art installations within healthcare buildings and participatory programmes, in particular with people with long term conditions. This ...
  • Machine learning for improved pathological staging of prostate cancer: a performance comparison on a range of classifiers. 

    Regnier-Coudert, Olivier; McCall, John; Lothian, Robert; Lam, Thomas; McClinton, Sam; N'Dow, James (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artmed.2011.11.003, 2011-12-27)
    REGNIER-COUDERT, O., MCCALL, J., LOTHIAN, R., LAM, T., MCCLINTON, S. and N'DOW, J. 2012. Machine learning for improved pathological staging of prostate cancer: a performance comparison on a range of classifiers. Artificial intelligence in medicine [online], 55(1), pages 25-35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artmed.2011.11.003
    Objectives: Prediction of prostate cancer pathological stage is an essential step in a patient's pathway. It determines the treatment that will be applied further. In current practice, urologists use the pathological stage ...
  • Developing and embedding a BIM curriculum in build environment courses, the RGU experience. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Salman, Huda Shakir; Paterson, Graham J. (Robert Gordon University https://www.ulster.ac.uk/conference/icat-2018, 2018-06-14)
    KOUIDER, T., SALMAN, H. and PATERSON, G. 2018. Developing and embedding a BIM curriculum in build environment courses, the RGU experience. In Kouider, T. and Alexander, G. (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International congress of architectural technology (ICAT); architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-16 June 2018, Belfast, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 155-172.
    Among The ambitions regarding BIM uptake across the built environment sector in the UK and arguably beyond may be tempered by a realpolitik shaped in part by interactions between Higher Education (HE) and professional ...
  • Proceedings of the 7th International congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2018): architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-17 June 2018, Belfast, UK. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Alexander, Gareth (Robert Gordon University https://www.ulster.ac.uk/conference/icat-2018, 2018-06-14)
    KOUIDER, T. and ALEXANDER, G. (eds.) 2018. Proceedings of the 7th International congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2018): architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-17 June 2018, Belfast, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    Change is constant in the modern Construction Industry: challenges grow, roles diversify, education transforms, technologies proliferate, innovations emerge and collaboration increases. Architectural technology is at the ...
  • Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work. 

    Yuill, Chris; Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0961463X18785030, 2018-07-17)
    YUILL, C. and MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2018. Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work. Time and society [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961463X18785030
    While previous literature has examined time discourses in social work and demonstrated that social work is predicated on linear understandings of time, one area that has received little theoretical and empirical attention ...
  • Application of acoustic emission to predict corrosion. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (NDT.net http://www.ndt.net/?id=22578, 2018-06-30)
    DROUBI, M.G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Application of acoustic emission to predict corrosion. In the Proceedings of the 14th International Slovenian Society for Non-Destructive Testing conference: application of contemporary non-destructive testing in engineering, 4-6 September 2017, Bernardin, Slovenia. Bad Breisig, Germany: NDT.net [online], pages 271-278. Available from: http://www.ndt.net/?id=22578
    Non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques used for petroleum pipelines and offshore windturbines can only detect corrosion after it has occurred. Therefore, intrusive inspections are required regularly, potentially causing ...
  • A qualitative study of the perspectives of older people in remote Scotland on accessibility to healthcare, medicines and medicines-taking. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Gibson-Smith, Kathrine; Cunningham, Scott; Pfleger, Sharon; Rushworth, Gordon F. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0684-y, 2018-07-09)
    STEWART, D., GIBSON-SMITH, K., CUNNINGHAM, S., PFLEGER, S and RUSHWORTH, G. 2018. A qualitative study of the perspectives of older people in remote Scotland on accessibility to healthcare, medicines and medicines-taking. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], First Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0684-y.
    Background: Recent evidence highlights the disproportionate rates of health inequality often experienced within remote and rural communities. Access to medicines within remote and rural communities may also prove problematic. ...
  • Variation in lifting kinematics related to individual intrinsic lumbar curvature: an investigation in healthy adults. 

    Pavlova, Anastasia V.; Meakin, Judith R.; Cooper, Kay; Barr, Rebecca J.; Aspden, Richard M. (BMJ https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2018-000374, 2018-07-15)
    PAVLOVA, A.V., MEAKIN, J.R., COOPER, K., BARR, R.J. and ASPDEN, R.M. 2018. Variation in lifting kinematics related to individual intrinsic lumbar curvature: an investigation in healthy adults. BMJ open sport and exercise medicine [online], 4(1), article ID e000374. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2018-000374
    Objective: Lifting postures are frequently implicated in back pain. We previously related responses to a static load with intrinsic spine shape, and here we investigate the role of lumbar spine shape in lifting ...
  • Open circuit voltage and state of charge relationship functional optimization for the working state monitoring of the aerial lithium-ion battery pack. 

    Wang, Shunli; Fernandez, Carlos; Zou, Chuan-Yun; Yu, Chun-Mei; Li, Xiao-Xia; Pei, Shi-Jie; Xie, Wei (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.07.030, 2018-07-06)
    WANG, S.-L., FERNANDEZ, C., ZOU, C.-Y., YU, C.-M., LI, X.-X., PEI, S.-J. and XIE, W. 2018. Open circuit voltage and state of charge relationship functional optimization for the working state monitoring of the aerial lithium-ion battery pack. Journal of cleaner production [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.07.030
    The aerial lithium-ion battery pack works differently from the usual battery packs, the working characteristic of which is intermittent supplement charge and instantaneous large current discharge. An adaptive state of ...
  • Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law. 

    Karim, Md Ershadul; Munir, Abu Bakar; Karim, Mohammad Ataul; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Sellami, Nazmi; Bani, Nurul Aini; Hassan, Mohamad Zaki (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071769, 2018-07-05)
    KARIM, M.E., MUNIR, A.B., KARIM, M.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., SELLAMI, N., BANI, N.A. and HASSAN, M.Z. 2018. Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law. Energies [online], 11(7), article ID 1769. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071769
    Climate change poses profound threats to the Earth and its people. Its mitigation, therefore, demands common but differentiated actions with comprehensive and coordinated approach. The global community has pledged to ...
  • FITsense: multi-modal sensors in smart homes to predict falls. 

    Massie, Stewart; Forbes, Glenn; Craw, Susan; Fraser, Lucy; Hamilton, Graeme (Springer http://iccbr18.com/accepted-papers/, 2018-07-09)
    MASSIE, S., FORBES, G., CRAW, S., FRASER, L. and HAMILTON, G. [2018]. FITsense: multi-modal sensors in smart homes to predict falls. In Lecture notes in computer science: Proceedings of the 26th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR-18), 9-12 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden. Cham: Springer [online], (accepted).
    As people live longer, the increasing average age of the population places additional strains on our health and social services. There are widely recognised benefits to both the individual and society from supporting people ...
  • Monitoring health in smart homes using simple sensors. 

    Massie, Stewart; Forbes, Glenn; Craw, Susan; Fraser, Lucy; Hamilton, Graeme (ICCBR (Organisers), 2018-07-13)
    MASSIE, S., FORBES, G., CRAW, S., FRASER, L. and HAMILTON, G. [2018]. Monitoring health in smart homes using simple sensors. In Proceedings of the 3rd International workshop on knowledge discovery in healthcare data co-located with the 26th International joint conference on artificial intelligence (IJCAI 2018), 13 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden.
    We consider use of an ambient sensor network, installed in Smart Homes, to identify low level events taking place which can then be analysed to generate a resident's profile of activities of daily living (ADLs). These ADL ...
  • Development of consensus based national antimicrobial stewardship competencies for UK undergraduate healthcare professional education. 

    Courtenay, Molly; Lim, Rosemary; Castro-Sanchez, Enrique; Deslandes, Rhian; Hodson, Karen; Morris, Gary; Reeves, Scott; Weiss, Marjorie; Ashiru-Oredope, Diane; Bain, Heather; Black, Adam; Bosanquet, Joanne; Cockburn, Alison; Duggan, Catherine; Fitzpatrick, Matthew; Gallagher, Rose; Grant, Daniel; McEwen, Jo; Reid, Nicholas; Sneddon, Jacqueline; Stewart, Derek C.; Tonna, Antonella P.; White, Pip (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.06.022, 2018-06-30)
    COURTENAY, M., LIM, R., CASTRO-SANCHEZ, E., DESLANDES, R., HODSON, K., MORRIS, G., REEVES, S., WEISS, M., ASHIRU-OREDOPE, D., BAIN, H., BLACK, A., BOSANQUET, J., COCKBURN, A., DUGGAN, C., FITZPATRICK, M., GALLAGHER, R., GRANT, D., MCEWEN, J., REID, N., SNEDDON, J., STEWART, D., TONNA, A. and WHITE, P. 2018. Development of consensus based national antimicrobial stewardship competencies for UK undergraduate healthcare professional education. Journal of hospital infection [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.06.022
    Background: Healthcare professionals are involved in an array of patient and medicine related stewardship activities, for which an understanding and engagement with antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) is important. Undergraduate ...