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  • Building online learner communities: an activity theory perspective. 

    Fulford, Heather; Bailey, Moira; Stephen, Graeme; McWhirr, Susan M. (University of Stirling (Organisers) https://www.stir.ac.uk/events/archive/propelconference/, 2014-06-25)
    FULFORD, H., BAILEY, M., STEPHEN, G. and MCWHIRR, S.M. 2014. Building online learner communities: an activity theory perspective. Presented at the Professional practice education and learning conference (ProPEL), 25-27 June 2014, Stirling, UK.
    In recent decades there has been a considerable growth in the delivery of professional education in online mode. To support this mode of learning, educators now have at their disposal an array of tools, with recent additions ...
  • Every child a library member: an evaluative review. 

    Reid, Peter H.; Hood, Caroline (Scottish Library and Information Council https://scottishlibraries.org/research-skills/every-child-a-library-member/, 2018-08-31)
    REID, P.H. and HOOD, C. 2016. Every child a library member: an evaluative review. Glasgow: Scottish Library and Information Council [online]. Available from: https://scottishlibraries.org/research-skills/every-child-a-library-member/
    In August 2016 the Department of Information Management at Robert Gordon University conducted an Evaluative Review of the Every Child A Library Member project. The review, conducted by Professor Peter Reid and Caroline ...
  • The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills: using scholarly enquiry to aid in future teaching practice. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University https://www3.rgu.ac.uk/events/future-work-future-graduates-forging-the-link, 2018-05-03)
    BREMNER, P.A.M. 2018. The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills: using scholarly enquiry to aid in future teaching practice. Presented at the Robert Gordon University annual learning and teaching conference: future work, future graduates; forging the link, 3 May 2018, Aberdeen, UK.
    An honours year of any degree performs a valuable platform in enhancing the relevant skills sets, aiding graduates to become more 'work ready'. Whilst these skill sets take into account many factors, they translate to Level ...
  • Development of new silver nanoparticles suitable for materials with antimicrobial properties. 

    Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Skalickova, Sylvie; Kepinska, Marta; Cihalova, Kristyna; Docekalova, Michaela; Stankova, Martina; Uhlirova, Dagmar; Fernandez, Carlos; Sochor, Jiri; Milnerowicz, Halina; Beklova, Miroslava; Kizek, Rene
    RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., SKALICKOVA, S., KEPINSKA, M., CIHALOVA, K., DOCEKALOVA, M., STANKOVA, M., UHLIROVA, D., FERNANDEZ, C., SOCHOR, J., MILNEROWICZ, H., BEKLOVA, M. and KIZEK, R. [2018]. Development of new silver nanoparticles suitable for materials with antimicrobial properties. Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2018.15867
    Silver nanoparticles are the most important nanoparticles in connection with the antimicrobial effect. Nowadays, the green synthesis of various types of nanoparticles is rapid, effective and produce less toxic nanoparticles ...
  • Évaluations du confort lumineux et thermique dans un espace de bureau ‘transparent’ à simple et double vitrage sous un ciel clair ensoleillé. = [Evaluation of the luminous and thermal comfort in a 'transparent' office space with single and double-glazing under a sunny clear sky] 

    Mezerdi, Toufik; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar (Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Biskra http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3862, 2018-05-17)
    MEZERDI, T., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2017. Évaluations du confort lumineux et thermique dans un espace de bureau ‘transparent’ à simple et double vitrage sous un ciel clair ensoleillé. Journal of applied engineering science and technology [online], 3(2), pages 97-103. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3862
    The main objective of this study is to evaluate the light and thermal comfort in a 'transparent' office. This last term designates a working space whose outer wall is entirely glazed by a simple transparent glazing in a ...
  • International practices, beliefs and values in not-for-profit financial reporting. 

    Cordery, Carolyn J.; Crawford, Louise; Breen, Oonagh B.; Morgan, Gareth G. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.accfor.2018.05.001, 2018-05-24)
    CORDERY, C.J., CRAWFORD, L., BREEN, O.B. and MORGAN, G.G. 2018. International practices, beliefs and values in not-for-profit financial reporting. Accounting forum [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.accfor.2018.05.001
    Financial reporting is an important aspect of not-for-profit organisations’ (NPOs') accountability discharge, particularly for donations and funding. Nevertheless, NPO financial reporting lacks a global approach. Drawing ...
  • Zinc-modified nanotransporter of anticancer drugs for targeted therapy: biophysical analysis. 

    Skalickova, Sylvie; Docekalova, Michaela; Stankova, Martina; Uhlirova, Dagmar; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Fernandez, Carlos; Kepinska, Marta; Milnerowicz, Halina; Kizek, Rene
    SKALICKOVA, S., DOCEKALOVA, M., STANKOVA, M., UHLIROVA, D., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., FERNANDEZ, C., KEPINSKA, M., MILNEROWICZ, H. and KIZEK, R. [2018]. Zinc-modified nanotransporter of anticancer drugs for targeted therapy: biophysical analysis. Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2018.15870
    Modern anticancer therapy aims to increase the effectiveness of tumor treatment. The aim of this work was to propose a new nanotransporter for targeted delivery of anthracycline antibiotics, which is characterized by its ...
  • Environmental crime liability of the Nigerian government in its oil pollution menace. 

    Chuks-Ezike, Chukwuemeka (Allied Academies http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/environmental-crime-liability-of-the-nigerian-government-in-its-oil-pollution-menace-9631.html, 2018-05-18)
    CHUKS-EZIKE, C. 2018. Environmental crime liability of the Nigerian government in its oil pollution menace. Environmental risk assessment and remediation [online], 2(2), pages 1-7. Available from: http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/environmental-crime-liability-of-the-nigerian-government-in-its-oil-pollution-menace-9631.html
    The grave challenges of oil pollution have been over stated in several environmental journals. The liability accruing to such pollutions have also been extensively discussed by several legal scholars. Interestingly, this ...
  • Drillers' cognitive skills monitoring task. 

    Roberts, Ruby Clyde; Flin, Rhona; Cleland, Jennifer; Urquhart, Jim (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1064804617744713, 2018-05-10)
    ROBERTS, R.C., FLIN, R., CLELAND, J. and URQUHART, J. 2018. Drillers' cognitive skills monitoring task. Ergonomics in design [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1064804617744713
    Drilling incidents have emphasized that offshore drillers require a high level of cognitive skills, including situation awareness and decision making, to maintain safe and efficient well control. Although a number of tools ...
  • Knowledge and practice characteristics of pharmacists in Qatar towards medication use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey. 

    Rouf, Pallivalapila Abdul; Thomas, Binny; El Kassem, Wessam; Tarannum, Asma; Al Saad, Doua; Gasim, Mohammed M.; Al Hail, Moza (WHO https://doi.org/10.26719/2018.24.2.137, 2018-02-28)
    ROUF, P.A., THOMAS, B., ELKASSEM, W., TARANNUM, A., AL SAAD, D., GASIM, M.M. and AL HAIL, M. 2018. Knowledge and practice characteristics of pharmacists in Qatar towards medication use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey. Eastern Mediterranean health journal [online], 24(2), pages 137-145. Available from: https://doi.org/10.26719/2018.24.2.137
    Background: Medication use during pregnancy is common. Pharmacists have an important role in improving medication use during pregnancy. There is a lack of empirical evidence on pharmacists’ knowledge and practice characteristics ...
  • Components, skills and training for conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol] 

    Cooper, Kay; Alexander, Lyndsay Ann (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003527, 2018-05-16)
    COOPER, K. and ALEXANDER, L. 2018. Components, skills and training for conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review protocol. Protocol. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 16(5), pages 1126-1134. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003527
    Review objective/question: The objective of this scoping review is to examine the characteristics of initial telephone consultations conducted in primary care settings and to map the existing evidence on the components, ...
  • Effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review protocol. [Protocol]. 

    Alexander, Lyndsay Ann; Cooper, Kay; Mitchell, Dawn; MacLean, Colin (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003133, 2017-06-01)
    ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K., MITCHELL, D and MACLEAN, C. 2017. Effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review protocol. Protocol. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 15(6), pages 1518-1521. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003133.
    The objective of this umbrella review is to determine the effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in working age adults with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). More specifically the review will ...
  • The effect of ladder climbing on forearm function. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Mitchell, Dawn (CIEHF http://www.ergonomics.org.uk, 2018-04-23)
    STEWART, A. and MITCHELL, D. 2018. The effect of ladder climbing on forearm function. In Charles, R. and Wilkinson, J. (eds.) Proceedings of the Contemporary ergonomics and human factors 2018 conference, 23-25 April 2018, Birmingham, UK. Loughborough: Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, pages 195-201.
    Wind energy technicians are required to be capable of manual ascent of turbines before conducting essential maintenance. This mandates vertical ladder ascent which involves considerable forearm exertion which may have ...
  • Mutual trust and co-operation under NEC 3&4: a fresh perspective. 

    Mante, Joseph
    MANTE, J. [2018]. Mutual trust and co-operation under NEC 3&4: a fresh perspective. Construction law journal [online], (accepted). Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Using insights from planning and employment law, this piece looks beyond the conventional connotation of good faith and critically examines the meaning, scope and consequence of the duty to act in a spirit of mutual trust ...
  • Unmet informational and supportive care needs of patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review of the evidence. 

    Paterson, Catherine; Jensen, B. T.; Jensen, J. B.; Nabi, Ghulam
    PATERSON, C., JENSEN, B.T., JENSEN, J.B. and NABI, G. [2018]. Unmet informational and supportive care needs of patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review of the evidence. European journal of cancer care, (accepted).
    Background: Little is known about the unmet supportive care needs of patients affected by muscle invasive bladder cancer (MIBC). We set out to determine the different domains of unmet supportive care needs for patients ...
  • Joys and challenges of relationships in Scotland and New Zealand rural midwifery: a multicentre study. 

    Crowther, Susan; Deery, Ruth; Daellenbach, Rea; Davies, Lorna; Gilkison, Andrea; Kensington, Mary; Rankin, Jean (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2018.04.004 https://www.womenandbirth.org/article/S1871-5192(17)30321-9/fulltext, 2018-04-21)
    CROWTHER, S., DEERY, R., DAELLENBACH, R., DAVIES, L., GILKISON, A., KENSINGTON, M. and RANKIN, J. 2018. Joys and challenges of relationships in Scotland and New Zealand rural midwifery: a multicentre study. Women and birth [online], Articles in Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2018.04.004
    Background: Globally there are challenges meeting the recruitment and retention needs for rural midwifery. Rural practice is not usually recognised as important and feelings of marginalisation amongst this workforce are ...
  • Overview of pharmacovigilance practices at the largest academic healthcare system in the State of Qatar. 

    Al Hail, Moza; El Kassem, Wessam; Hamad, Anas; Rouf, Pallivalapila Abdul; Thomas, Binny; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0629-5, 2018-04-03)
    AL HAIL, M., ELKASSEM, W., HAMAD, A., ABDULROUF, P., THOMAS, B. and STEWART, D. 2018. Overview of pharmacovigilance practices at the largest academic healthcare system in the State of Qatar. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], First Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0629-5
    Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) are major global concern, adversely impacting patient safety and health outcomes. ADRs cause significant morbidity and mortality among hospitalised patients, causing greater length of hospital ...
  • The parameter identification method study of the splice equivalent circuit model for the aerial lithium-ion battery pack. 

    Wang, Shunli; Fernandez, Carlos; Liu, Xiaohan; Su, Jie; Xie, Yanxin (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0020294018770930, 2018-05-11)
    WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., LIU, X., SU, J. and XIE, Y. 2018. The parameter identification method study of the splice equivalent circuit model for the aerial lithium-ion battery pack. Measurement and control [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0020294018770930
    According to the special condition expression of the aerial lithium-ion battery pack, a novel targeted equivalent model (Splice–Equivalent Circuit Model) is proposed and constructed. The Splice–Equivalent Circuit Model ...
  • Enterprise search and discovery capability: the factors and generative mechanisms for user satisfaction. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh; Burnett, Simon M. (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551518770969, 2018-05-11)
    CLEVERLEY, P.H. and BURNETT, S. 2018. Enterprise search and discovery capability: the factors and generative mechanisms for user satisfaction. Journal of information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551518770969
    Many organizations are re-creating the 'Google-like' experience behind their firewall to exploit their information. However, surveys show dissatisfaction with enterprise search is commonplace. No prior study has investigated ...
  • A model of consultation in prostate cancer care: evidence from a systematic review. 

    Paterson, Catherine; Nabi, Ghulam (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000404, 2016-06-27)
    PATERSON, C. and NABI, G. 2017. A model of consultation in prostate cancer care: evidence from a systematic review. Cancer nursing [online], 40(4), pages 276-288. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000404
    Background: There has been an evolution of various consultation models in the literature. Men affected by prostate cancer can experience a range of unmet supportive care needs. Thus, effective consultations are paramount ...