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  • The synergistic effect between graphene oxide nanocolloids and silicon dioxide nanoparticles for gallic acid sensing. 

    Chikere, Chrys O.; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul; Fernandez, Carlos (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s10008-019-04267-9, 2019-05-10)
    CHIKERE, C.O., FAISAL, N.H., KONG THOO LIN, P. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2019. The synergistic effect between graphene oxide nanocolloids and silicon dioxide nanoparticles for gallic acid sensing. Journal of solid state electrochemistry [online], Latest Articlest. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10008-019-04267-9
    For the first time, the synergistic effect of graphene oxide nanocolloids (nano-GO) and silicon dioxide (silica) nanoparticles (SiO2-nanoparicles) has been used to modify a glassy carbon electrode (GCE) for the determination ...
  • Non-imaging method: 3D scanning. 

    Njoku, Clinton O.; Stewart, Arthur D.; Hume, Patria A.; Kolose, Stephven (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5418-1_7, 2017-12-22)
    NJOKU, C.O., STEWART, A.D., HUME, P.A. and KOLOSE, S. 2018. Non-imaging method: 3D scanning. In Hume, P., Kerr, D.A. and Ackland, T.R. (eds.) Best practice protocols for physique assessment in sport. Singapore: Springer [online], chapter 7, pages 71-85. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5148-1_7
    Three-dimensional body scanning is used to determine surface anthropometry characteristics such as body volume, segment lengths and girths. Three-dimensional scanning systems use laser, light or infrared technologies to ...
  • Anthropometry in physical performance and health. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ackland, Timothy R. (CRC Press https://doi.org/10.1201/9781351260008, 2017-06-06)
    STEWART, A. and ACKLAND, T. 2018. Anthropometry in physical performance and health. In Lukaski, H.C. (ed.) Body composition: health and performance in exercise and sport. Boca Raton: CRC Press, chapter 6, pages 89-108. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1201/9781351260008
    Anthropometry is defined as 'the scientific procedures and processes of acquiring surface anatomical dimensional measurements such as lengths, breadths, girths and skinfolds of the human body by means of specialist equipment' ...
  • A unified global investigation on the spectral effects of soiling losses of PV glass substrates: preliminary results. 

    Micheli, Leonardo; Fernández, Eduardo F.; Smestad, Greg P.; Alrashidi, Hameed; Sarmah, Nabin; Sellami, Nazmi; Hassan, Ibrahim A.; Kasry, Amal; Nofuentes, Gustavo; Sood, Neeru; Pesala, Bala; Senthilarasu, S.; Almonacid, Florencia; Reddy, K. S.; Muller, Matthew; Mallick, Tapas K. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366317, 2018-11-05)
    MICHELI, L., FERNÁNDEZ, E.F., SMESTAD, G.P., ALRASHIDI, H., SARMAH, N., SELLAMI, N., HASSAN, I.A.I., KASRY, A., NOFUENTES, G., SOOD, N., PESALA, B., SENTHILARASU, S., ALMONACID, F., REDDY, K.S., MULLER, M. and MALLICK, T.K. 2018. A unified global investigation on the spectral effects of soiling losses of PV glass substrates: preliminary results. In the Proceedings of the 44th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) photovoltaic specialist conference 2017 (2017 IEEE PVSC-44), 25-30 June 2017, Washinghton, USA. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], article ID 8366317. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366317
    In studies analyzing the performance of photovoltaic (PV) modules, average photon energy (APE) is often used as an indicator for the effect of solar spectral variation on PV module performance, as it is said to accurately ...
  • Lobes on Alnus glutinosa nodules contain a single major ribo-type of Frankia. 

    McEwan, Neil R.; Snelling, Tim J.; Collins, Tatiana; Girdwood, Susan E.; Wilkinson, Toby; Dougal, Kirsty; Jones, David L.; Godbold, Douglas L. (International Society of Endocytobiology https://zs.thulb.uni-jena.de/receive/jportal_jparticle_00364367, 2015-12-31)
    MCEWAN, N.R., SNELLING, T.J., COLLINS, T., GIRDWOOD, S.E., WILKINSON, T., DOUGAL, K., JONES, D.L. and GODBOLD, D.L. 2015. Lobes on Alnus glutinosa nodules contain a single major ribo-type of Frankia. Journal of endocytobiosis and cell research [online], 26, pages 83-86. Available from: https://zs.thulb.uni-jena.de/receive/jportal_jparticle_00364367
    This work investigated the microbial content of nodules from alders to determine how many ribotypes of Frankia were present and which, if any, other bacteria existed within nodes from the nodules. The bacterial content of ...
  • In the shadow of Alexander the Great: censorship, ideology and contemporary art in Macedonia. 

    Blackwood, Jon (Bloomsbury Publishing https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/censoring-art-9781838608118/, 2019-10-30)
    BLACKWOOD, J. 2018. In the shadow of Alexander the Great: censorship, ideology and contemporary art in Macedonia. In Kennedy, R. and Coulter, R. (eds.) Censoring art: silencing the artwork. London: I.B. Tauris [online], pages 137-155. Available from: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/censoring-art-9781838608118/
    In this chapter the author discusses how censorship affects discourses of contemporary art in the Republic of Macedonia. The cultural, political and social contexts in Macedonia are outlined and differing standpoints on ...
  • On utopian realism: the art of Mladen Miljanović. 

    Blackwood, Jon (https://peacockvisualarts.com/mladen-miljanovic-utopian-realism/, 2019-02-08)
    BLACKWOOD, J. 2019. On utopian realism: the art of Mladen Miljanović. Essay produced to accompany the exhibition: 'Mladen Miljanović: Utopian Realism', 8 February - 14 March 2019, Peacock Visual Arts [online], Aberdeen. Available from: https://peacockvisualarts.com/mladen-miljanovic-utopian-realism/
    This essay accompanies the first solo exhibition in Scotland by Mladen Miljanovic, a post-conceptual video and performance artist based in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The exhibition can be read, in one way, as a ...
  • In between states. [Exhibition] 

    Blackwood, Jon (2019-06-06)
    In between states. Exhibition held on 6 June - 6 July 2019, The W OR M, 2019 Look Again Festival, Aberdeen.
    An exhibition of contemporary artists, three artists from North Macedonia, Ana Jovanovska, Ana Lazarenvsk and Ivana Sidzimovska and two from Scotland, Jack Handscome and Izzy Thomson and curated by Jon Blackwood. The ...
  • A multi-perspective evaluation of specialist mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers practising withing general practices in NHS Highland. 

    Buist, E.; McLelland, R.; MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C.; Rushworth, Gordon F.; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; MacLure, Andrew; Cunningham, Scott (2019-05-10)
    BUIST, E., MCLELLAND, R., MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., RUSHWORTH, G., GIBSON SMITH, K., MACLURE, A. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2018. A multi-perspective evaluation of specialist mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers practising within general practices in NHS Highland. Presented at the 9th International College of Mental Health Pharmacy (CMHP) psychiatric pharmacy conference, 12-14 October 2018, Loughborough, UK.
    Mental health issues are a common feature of primary care consultations and around a third of GP consultations have a mental health element. The Scottish Government’s 10 year Mental Health Strategy has ambitions to transform ...
  • Pay now, argue later... 

    Christie, David S. (https://www.academia.edu/37734690/Grove_v_S_and_T_2018_Court_of_Appeal_-_my_thoughts.pdf, 2018-12-08)
    CHRISTIE, D. 2018. Pay now, argue later... [online]. Available from: https://www.academia.edu/37734690/Grove_v_S_and_T_2018_Court_of_Appeal_-_my_thoughts.pdf
    This is a note on the author's thoughts on the decision of the Court of Appeal on the case of Grove v S&T relating to the interaction of the adjudiction and payment provisions of the Housing Grants, Construction and ...
  • Mobile search behaviors: an in-depth analysis based on contexts, APPs, and devices. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618796027, 2018-09-04)
    CLEVERLEY, P.H. 2019. Mobile search behaviors: an in-depth analysis based on contexts, APPs, and devices. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618796027
    This review looks at a book that aims to provide further understanding of search behaviour on mobile devices, as people act through not only web browsers, but also specialist mobile apps, transition between those apps and ...
  • Investigations on sensitivity enhancement of SPR biosensor using tunable wavelength and graphene layers. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IOP Publishing https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012008, 2019-04-03)
    BHAVSAR, K. and PRABHU, R. 2019. Investigations on sensitivity enhancement of SPR biosensor using tunable wavelength and graphene layers. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 499: proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, article number 012008. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012008
    Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) is a well-known, rapid and sensitive technique used for probing the biomolecular interactions in real time. Several new approaches have been suggested to improve the sensitivity of SPR sensors ...
  • Effect of silver incorporation on the structural and morphological characteristics of RF sputtered indium oxide films. 

    Silpa Satheesh, B.; Kavitha, V. S.; Krishnan, R. Reshmi; Chalana, S. R.; Suresh, S.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan (IOP Publishing https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012001, 2019-04-03)
    SILPA SATHEESH, B., KAVITHA, V.S., RESHMI, K., CHALANA, S.R., SURESH, S., PRABHU, R. and MAHADEVAN PILLAI, V.P. 2019. Effect of silver incorporation on the structural and morphological characteristics of RF sputtered indium oxide films. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 499: proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, article number 012001. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012001
    Radio frequency (RF) magnetron sputtered silver incorporated indium oxide thin films were prepared and their structural and morphological properties were studied using micro- Raman spectroscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy ...
  • Development of a ring cavity-based fibre optic sensor for MR-compatible medical sensing applications. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Viswambaran, Vivek; Johny, Jincy; Kailasnath, M.; Melzer, Andreas; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IOP publishing https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012013, 2019-04-03)
    BHAVSAR, K., VISWAMBARAN, V., JOHNY, J., KAILASNATH, M., MELZER, A. and PRABHU, R. 2019. Development of a ring cavity-based fibre optic sensor for MR-compatible medical sensing applications. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 499: proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, article number 012013. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012013
    Advances in robotic systems and rapid developments in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) have made their use possible in the operating room due to many distinct advantages offered by MIS over conventional surgical procedures. ...
  • Does antenatal care translate into skilled birth attendance? Analysis of 2014 Ghana demographic and health survey. 

    Baatiema, Linus; Ameyaw, Edward Kwabena; Moomin, Aliu; Zankawah, Mukaila Mumuni; Koramah, Doris (Hindawi Limited https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/6716938, 2019-04-28)
    BAATIEMA, L, AMEYAW, E.K., MOOMIN, A., ZANKAWAH, M.M. and KORAMAH, D. 2019. Does antenatal care translate into skilled birth attendance? Analysis of 2014 Ghana demographic and health survey. Advances in public health [online], Article ID 6716938. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/6716938
    Background. Despite the high antenatal care attendance rate in Ghana, skilled birth attendance is relatively low. There is limited evidence on whether antenatal care attendance translates into skilled birth attendance in ...
  • Design and testing of an integrated catalytic membrane reactor for deoxygenating water using hydrogen for down-hole injection and process applications. 

    Orakwe, Ifeyinwa (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2018-10-31)
    ORAKWE, I.R. 2018. Design and testing of an integrated catalytic membrane reactor for deoxygenating water using hydrogen for down-hole injection and process applications. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Water obtained from the sea contains dissolved oxygen (DO) and is considered to be undesirable for use in down-hole water injection or other process applications. The presence of DO leads to corrosion and other related ...
  • Sustainable treatment of oil contaminated waste: oil-based mud (OBM) drill cuttings and soil. 

    Nwinee, Sarah Ateduobie (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2018-11-30)
    NWINEE, S.A. 2018. Sustainable treatment of oil contaminated waste: oil-based mud (OBM) drill cuttings and soil. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Environmental pollution from oilfield drilling waste poses potential hazards which can lead to ecological imbalance. The predominant pollutant from oilfield waste is petroleum hydrocarbons. Some effects of petroleum ...
  • Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. 

    Marcella-Hood, Madeleine (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2019-01-31)
    MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2019. Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Research into Scottish fashion is a developing field; existing studies have tended to focus on the production of iconic textiles such as tartan, tweed and cashmere. The aim of this thesis was to explore the construction ...
  • The impact of national culture on knowledge management processes in the context of an economic transition to a knowledge-based economy: the case of Qatar. 

    Ismael El Sayed, Ashraf Ali (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2018-09-30)
    ISMAEL EL SAYED, A.A. 2018. The impact of national culture on knowledge management processes in the context of an economic transition to a knowledge-based economy: the case of Qatar. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    In recent years, a global movement towards a knowledge-based economy through the provision of adequate and appropriate infrastructure and development programs for leveraging the potential of human capital has started. There ...
  • Impacts of cultural differences on international arbitration based on the example of Iran. 

    Howard, Mary (Robert Gordon University Law School, 2018-12-31)
    HOWARD, M. 2018. Impacts of cultural differences on international arbitration based on the example of Iran. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This research aims to ascertain whether and to what extent cultural issues impact the accessibility and effectiveness of international arbitration, and to provide recommendations which will contribute to the improvement ...