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  • Suffragettes and the Scottish press during the First World War. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2017.1292620, 2017-02-22)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2016. Suffragettes and the Scottish press during the First World War. Women's history review [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2017.1292620.
    This article analyses the coverage of the suffrage movement in Scottish newspapers during the First World War. Suspension of militant action and a re-focus on women’s war work did not mean the complete disappearance of ...
  • Impact of dispersed generation modes in optimal coordination between distributed generation and capacitor simultaneously. 

    Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Bani, Nurul Aini; Jamian, Jasrul Jamani; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (United Kingdom Simulation Society https://doi.org/10.5013/IJSSST.a.17.41.26, 2016-10-15)
    MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., BANI, N.A., JAMIAN, J.J., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2016. Impact of dispersed generation modes in optimal coordination between distributed generation and capacitor simultaneously. International journal of simulation: systems, science and technology [online], 17(41), pages 26.1-26.5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5013/IJSSST.a.17.41.26.
    This paper describes the impact of the mode selection in Distributed Generation (DG) has in order to reduce the total power losses in the distribution system when coordination between the DG and capacitor is done ...
  • What influences ethnic entrepreneurs' decision to start-up: some evidence from Aberdeen, Scotland. 

    Ullah, Farid; Rahman, Md. Zillur; Smith, Robert; Beloucif, Ahmed (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-12-2015-0182, 2016-11-21)
    ULLAH, F., RAHMAN, M.Z., SMITH, R. and BELOUCIF, A. 2016. What influences ethnic entrepreneurs' decision to start-up: some evidence from Aberdeen, Scotland. Journal of small business and enterprise development [online], 23(4), pages 1081-1103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-12-2015-0182.
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore some key factors that influences ethnic entrepreneur's decision in starting-up a new business in Aberdeen, Scotland. Design/methodology/approach - The authors set out to ...
  • A comparative study of biomass energy technologies for sustainable electricity in Nigerial rual areas. 

    Garba, Abdulhakeem; Kishk, Mohammed; Moore, David R. (ARCOM http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/057655af863b28ec730c77bb0d199e51.pdf, 2016-09-21)
    GARBA, A., KISHK, M. and MOORE, D.R. 2016. A comparative study of biomass energy technologies for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In Chan, P.W. and Neilson, C.J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd ARCOM conference, 5-7 September 2016, Manchester, UK. Association of Researchers in Construction Management [online], Vol 2, 1209-1218. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/057655af863b28ec730c77bb0d199e51.pdf
    Biomass as a Renewable Energy Technology (RET) is used to provide sustainable electricity to rural areas in several developing countries. As a result of dwindling power generation and supply in Nigeria representing between ...
  • Computational fluid dynamic analysis of sand erosion in 90 degree sharp bend geometry. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Tebowei, Roland; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul; Hossain, Mamdud; Mitchell, E. (ICCFD9 http://iccfd9.itu.edu.tr/proceedings.php, 2016-07-11)
    DROUBI, M.G., TEBOWEI, R., ISLAM, S.Z., HOSSAIN, M. and MITCHELL, E. 2016. Computational fluid dynamic analysis of sand erosion in 90 degree sharp bend geometry. In Proceedings of the 9th international conference on computational fluid dynamics (ICCFD9) [online], 11-15 July 2016, Istanbul, Turkey. Available from: http://iccfd9.itu.edu.tr/assets/pdf/papers/ICCFD9-2016-128.pdf.
    The prediction of erosion damage due to sand presence during hydrocarbon production is a major threat to the integrity of the production facilities. Sand production from oil and gas reservoirs can cause a significant damage ...
  • Development of a flood warning simulation system: a case study of 2007 Tewkesbury flood. 

    Wang, Chen; Jiang, Yang; Xie, Huan; Miller, David; Brown, Iain (EDP Sciences https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20160718021, 2016-10-20)
    WANG, C., JIANG, Y., XIE, H., MILLER, D. and BROWN, I. 2016. Development of a flood warning simulation system: a case study of 2007 Tewkesbury flood. In E3S web of conferences [online]: Proceedings of the 3rd European conference on flood risk management (FLOODrisk 2016), 17 - 21 October, Lyon, France. Paris: EDP Sciences, article ID 18021. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20160718021.
    Many flood warning systems were developed for 2D environments and limited on specific flood hazard. With the purpose of overcoming these disadvantages, it is necessary to propose new methodologies and techniques for 3D ...
  • A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. 

    Garba, Abdulhakeem; Kishk, Mohammed (IET https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2016.0558, 2016-09-21)
    GARBA, A. and KISHK, M. 2016. A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In the Proceedings of the 5th IET international conference on renewable power generation (RPG), 21 -23 September 2016, London, UK. New York: IET [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2016.0558.
    Biomass thermo-chemical systems (BTCS) source remains one of the means of providing sustainable electricity to rural areas in developing nations. Due the dwindling power generation and supply in Nigeria representing between ...
  • Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. 

    Todd, Nicholas; Ezeani, Elimma C. (Sweet and Maxwell https://westlaw.co.uk, 2016-12-31)
    TODD, N. and EZEANI, E.C. 2016. Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. Juridical review [online], 2016(4), pages 315-336. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk.
    Escalating costs in UK statutory adjudications under the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act (HGCRA)1996 have restricted the use of the procedure by some of the very parties whose interests the legislation was ...
  • A framework for writing learning agreements. 

    Clear, Tony; McDermott, Roger; Parsjö, Elin; Cajander, Åsa; Daniels, Mats; Lagerqvist, Nanna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757718, 2016-10-12)
    CLEAR, T., MCDERMOTT, R., PARSJÖ, E., CAJANDER, Å., DANIELS, M. and LAGERQVIST, N. 2016. A framework for writing learning agreements. In the Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education 2016 conference (FIE 2016): the crossroads of engineering and business, 12-15 October 2016, Erie, USA. Piscataway: IEEE (online), 8 pages. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757718.
    Active learning is a popular concept for motivating learning. Learning agreements are one strategy towards this goal. They can be used to aid the students to take ownership of their learning and in becoming more active in ...
  • Aligning quality assurance at the course unit and educational program levels. 

    Jónsson, Björn Þór; Lárusdóttir, Marta Kristin; Daniels, Mats; Clear, Alison; Clear, Tony; McDermott, Roger (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757419, 2016-10-12)
    JÓNSSON, B.T., LÁRUSDÓTTIR, M.K., DANIELS, M., CLEAR, A., CLEAR, T. and MCDERMOTT, R. 2016. Aligning quality assurance at the course unit and educational program levels. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education 2016 conference (FIE 2016): the crossroads of engineering and business, 12-15 October, Erie, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 1-9. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757419.
    Quality assurance is a subject that has grown dramatically in importance in recent times. In previous work, we have described how the ACM Curricula can be used to support the Quality Assurance process of educational programs, ...
  • Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication. 

    Gibson, Neil (MA Healthcare Ltd https://doi.org/10.12968/jokc.2017.2.1.46, 2017-01-24)
    GIBSON, N. 2017. Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication. Journal of kidney care [online], 2(1), pages 46-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/jokc.2017.2.1.46.
    Using photography with patients to help them express concerns, investigate coping strategies and learn from their peers is known as therapeutic photography. The practice has benefits to both professionals and participants, ...
  • Students envisioning the future. 

    Lind, Thomas; Cajander, Åsa; Sandblad, Bengt; Daniels, Mats; Lárusdóttir, Marta Kristin; McDermott, Roger; Clear, Tony (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757701, 2016-10-12)
    LIND, T., CAJANDER, A., SANDBLAD, B., DANIELS, M., LÁRUSDÓTTIR, M., MCDERMOTT, R. and CLEAR, T. 2016. Students envisioning the future. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education 2016 conference (FIE 2016): the crossroads of engineering and business, 12-15 October, Erie, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 1-9. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757701.
    How can students be included as critical stakeholders in the systems and services provided by a university? To address the whole student experience, we engaged students and employees at a large Swedish university in a ...
  • Visualisation techniques to support public interpretation of future climate change and land-use choices: a case study from N-E Scotland. 

    Wang, Chen; Miller, David; Brown, Iain; Jiang, Yang; Castellazzi, Marie (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/17538947.2015.1111949, 2015-11-17)
    WANG, C., MILLER, D., BROWN, I., JIANG, Y. and CASTELLAZZI, M. 2015. Visualisation techniques to support public interpretation of future climate change and land-use choices: a case study from N-E Scotland. International journal of digital earth [online], 9(6), pages 586-605. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17538947.2015.1111949.
    Mitigating and adapting to climate change includes a requirement to evaluate the role of future land uses in delivering robust integrated responses that are sensitive to local landscape contexts. In practice, this emphasises ...
  • Lexicon generation for emotion detection from text. 

    Bandhakavi, Anil; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; Padmanabhan, Deepak (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/MIS.2017.22, 2017-02-13)
    BANDHAKAVI, A., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and PADMANABHAN, D. 2017. Lexicon generation for emotion detection from text. IEEE intelligent systems [online], 32(1), pages 102-108. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/MIS.2017.22.
    General-purpose emotion lexicons (GPELs) that associate words with emotion categories remain a valuable resource for emotion detection. However, the static and formal nature of their vocabularies make them an inadequate ...
  • Predictive planning with neural networks. 

    Ainslie, Russell; McCall, John; Shakya, Siddhartha; Owusu, Gilbert (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2016.7727460, 2016-07-24)
    AINSLIE, R., MCCALL, J., SHAKYA, S. and OWUSU, G. 2016. Predictive planning with neural networks. In Proceedings of the International joint conference on neural networks (IJCNN), 24-29 July 2016, Vancouver, Canada. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 2110-2117. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2016.7727460
    Critical for successful operations of service industries, such as telecoms, utility companies and logistic companies, is the service chain planning process. This involves optimizing resources against expected demand to ...
  • Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. 

    Waddell, Stuart; Fernandez, Carlos; Inverarity, Catherine C.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2016.12.001, 2016-12-21)
    WADDELL, S.A., FERNANDEZ, C., INVERARITY, C.C. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. Sensing and bio-sensing research [online], 13, pages 28-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2016.12.001.
    Benzylpiperazine (BZP) is a novel psychoactive substance that is commonly abused in tablet form as an 'ecstasy-type' drug. Electroanalysis offers genuine potential for field testing of bulk drug samples. This research is ...
  • A prototype telerobotic platform for live transmission line maintenance: Review of design and development. 

    Banthia, Vikram; Maddahi, Yaser; Zareinia, Kourosh; Liao, Stephen; Olson, Tim; Fung, Wai-Keung; Balakrishnan, Subramaniam; Sepehri, Nariman (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0142331216687021, 2017-02-08)
    BANTHIA, V., MADDAHI, Y., ZAREINIA, K., LIAO, S., OLSON, T., FUNG, W-K., BALAKRISHNAN, S. and SEPEHRI, N. 2017. A prototype telerobotic platform for live transmission line maintenance: Review of design and development. Transactions of the institute of measurement and control [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0142331216687021
    This paper reports technical design of a novel experimental test facility, using haptic-enabled teleoperation of robotic manipulators, for live transmission line maintenance. The goal is to study and develop appropriate ...
  • Development of a self-propelled capsule robot for pipeline inspection. 

    Yusupov, Azat; Liu, Yang (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/IConAC.2016.7604899, 2016-09-07)
    YUSUPOV, A. and LIU, Y. 2016. Development of a self-propelled capsule robot for pipeline inspection. In Proceedings of the 22nd International conference on automation and computing (ICAC 2016): Tackling the new challenges in automation and computing, 7 - 8 September 2016, Colchester, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 84-88. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IConAC.2016.7604899.
    This paper introduces a current research project carried out in the Robert Gordon University for developing the prototype of the vibro-impact capsule robot for pipeline inspection. The project aims to address the technical ...
  • Kinetics and kinematics of diabetic foot in type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 

    Hazari, Animesh; Maiya, Arun G.; Shivashankara, K. N.; Agouris, Ioannis; Monteiro, Ashma; Jadhav, Radhika; Kumar, Sampath; Kumar, C. G. Shashi; Mayya, Shreemathi S. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1186/s40064-016-3405-9, 2016-10-19)
    HAZARI, A., MAIYA, A.G., SHIVASHANKARA, K.N., AGOURIS, I., MONTEIRO, A., JADHAV, R., KUMAR, S., KUMAR, C.G.S. and MAYYA, S.S. 2016. Kinetics and kinematics of diabetic foot in type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. SpringerPlus [online], 15, article number 1819. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40064-016-3405-9.
    Background: Diabetes mellitus patients are at increased risk of developing diabetic foot with peripheral neuropathy, vascular and musculoskeletal complications. Therefore they are prone to develop frequent and often foot ...
  • The evaluation of i-SIDRA - a tool for intelligent feedback - in a course on the anatomy of the locomotor system. 

    Fernandez-Aleman, Jose Luis; Lopez-Gonzalez, Laura; Gonzalez-Sequeros, Ofelia; Jayne, Chrisina; Lopez-Jimenez, Juan Jose; Toval, Ambrosio (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.07.008, 2016-07-16)
    FERNANDEZ-ALEMAN, J.L., LOPEZ-GONZALEZ, L., GONZALEZ-SEQUEROS, O., JAYNE, C., LOPEZ-JIMENEZ, J.J. and TOVAL, A. 2016. The evaluation of i-SIDRA - a tool for intelligent feedback - in a course on the anatomy of the locomotor system. International journal of medical informatics [online], 94, pages 172-181. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.07.008.
    Objective: This paper presents an empirical study of a formative mobile-based assessment approach that can be used to provide students with intelligent diagnostic feedback to test its educational effectiveness. Method: An ...