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  • How big is here? Space in the work of the Harrisons. 

    Fremantle, Chris (Robert Gordon University (Organisers), 2018-10-05)
    FREMANTLE, C. 2018. How big is here? Space in the work of the Harrisons. Presented at Gray's research conference; space and spatiality in creative practice, 5 October 2018, Aberdeen, UK.
    In this article the author gives a brief exploration the work of 'the Harrisons', Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, who are pioneers of the ecoart movement. The article includes written text of the presentation as ...
  • Human factors in safety management: safety culture, safety leadership and non-technical skills. 

    Flin, Rhona; Agnew, Cakil (CRC Press https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781498781909, 2018-05-30)
    FLIN, R. and AGNEW, C. 2018. Human factors in safety management: safety culture, safety leadership and non-technical skills. In Samman, S.N. (ed.) Human factors and ergonomics for the Gulf Cooperation Council: processes, technologies and practices. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press [online], chapter 3, pages 43-64. Available from: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781498781909
    Human factors/ergonomics aspects of safety management are wide-ranging and it is now recognized that these are essential for effective risk control, as well as performance efficiencies and worker well-being. This chapter ...
  • Introducing militant Islam: peoples, places and policing. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pan067, 2008-01-01)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2008. Introducing militant Islam: peoples, places and policing. Policing [online], 2(4), pages 400-401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pan067
    Widespread public, policing and academic interest about militant Islam can be traced to the 2001 attacks on America. Subsequent plots and acts of terrorism have ensured that interest has remained. Throughout this period, ...
  • Comparative study of corrosion performance of HVOF-sprayed coatings produced using conventional and suspension WC-Co feedstock. 

    Ahmed, Rehan; Vourlias, G.; Algoburi, A.; Vogiatzis, C.; Chaliampalias, D.; Skolianos, S.; Berger, Lutz-Michael; Paul, Shiladitya; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Toma, Filofteia-Laura; Al-Anazi, Nayef M.; Goosen, Mattheus F. A. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11666-018-0775-2, 2018-10-30)
    AHMED.R., VOURLIAS, G., ALGOBURI, A., VOGIATZIS, C., CHALIAMPALIAS, D., SKOLIANOS, S., BERGER, L.-M., PAUL, S., FAISAL, N.H., TOMA, F.-L., AL-ANAZI, N.M and GOOSEN, M.F.A. 2018. Comparative study of corrosion performance of HVOF-sprayed coatings produced using conventional and suspension WC-Co feedstock. Journal of thermal spray technology [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11666-018-0775-2
    Corrosion properties of nanostructured coatings deposited by suspension high-velocity oxy-fuel (S-HVOF) via an aqueous suspension of milled WC-Co powder were compared with conventional HVOF-sprayed coatings. Microstructural ...
  • A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Hassan, Mohamad Zaki; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Hashim, Nor Fazilah Mohd; Dziyauddin, Rudzidatul Akmam; Musa, Rafizah; Suhot, Mohamed Azlan; Usman, Sahnius; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBAPS.2018.8527416, 2018-11-08)
    BANI, N.A., HASSAN, M.Z., MAD KAIDI, H., HASHIM, N.F.M., DZIYAUDDIN, R.A., MUSA, R., SUHOT, M.A., USMAN, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2018. A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement. In Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on biosignal analysis, processing and systems (ICBAPS), 24-26 July 2018, Kuching, Malaysia. New York: IEEE [online], pages 119-122. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBAPS.2018.8527416
    The number of elderly population in Malaysia of aged 60 years and above is expected to increase every year. Apart from that, the life expectancy of the elderly population is also estimated to rise up with female tend to ...
  • What are the experiences of men affected by prostate cancer participating in an ecological momentary assessment study? 

    Paterson, Catherine; Primeau, Charlotte; Lauder, W.
    PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C. and LAUDER, W. [2018]. What are the experiences of men affected by prostate cancer participating in an ecological momentary assessment study? Cancer nursing [online], (accepted).
    Background: Within the cluster of self-report methodologies, ecological momentary assessment (EMA) is a method used in health services research whereby a participant repeatedly reports on affect, behaviours, symptoms and ...
  • A novel endurance prediction method of series connected lithium-ion batteries based on the voltage change rate and iterative calculation. 

    Wang, Shun-Li; Tang, Wu; Fernandez, Carlos; Yu, Chun-Mei; Zou, Chuan-Yun; Zhang, Xiao-Qin (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.10.349, 2018-11-02)
    WANG, S.-L., TANG, W., FERNANDEZ, C., YU, C.-M., ZOU, C.-Y. and ZHANG, Z.-Q. 2018. A novel endurance prediction method of series connected lithium-ion batteries based on the voltage change rate and iterative calculation. Journal of cleaner production, In Press, [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.10.34
    High-power lithium-ion battery packs are widely used in large and medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicles and other fields, but there is a safety hazard problem with the application that needs to be solved. The generation ...
  • What are the unmet supportive care needs of men and their partner/caregivers living with and beyond penile cancer? A systematic review. [Protocol] 

    Paterson, Catherine; Primeau, Charlotte; Bowkerm, Mallory; Jensen, Bente T.; MacLennan, Steven; N'Dow, James (PROSPERO http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42018102376, 2018-08-01)
    PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C., BOWKERM, M., JENSEN, B., MACLENNAN, S. and N'DOW, J. 2018. What are the unmet supportive care needs of men and their partner/caregivers living with and beyond penile cancer? A systematic review. Protocol. PROSPERO [online], CRD42018102376. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42018102376
    Globally, cancer of the penis is an uncommon malignancy with reported incidence in Western countries of 1 per 100,000 in Europe. More recently, epidemiological data in United Kingdom (UK) has identified a 21% increase in ...
  • Study protocol for DETECTIVE Study: An international collaborative study to develop consensus statements for deferred treatment with curative intent for localised prostate cancer. 

    Lam, Thomas B. L.; MacLennan, Steven; Plass, Karin; Willemse, Peter-Paul M.; Mason, Malcolm D.; Cornford, Philip; Donaldson, James; Davis, Niall; Dell'Oglio, Paolo; Fankhauser, Christian; Grivas, Nikos; Ingels, Alexandre; Lardas, Michael; Liew, Matthew; Pang, Karl; Paterson, Catherine; Omar, M. I.; Zattoni, Fabio; Buddingh, Tim; Van den Broeck, Thomas; Cumberbatch, Marcus; Fossati, Nicola; Gross, Tobias; Moris, Lisa; Schoots, Ivo G.; van den Bergh, Roderick C. N.; Briers, Erik; Fanti, Stefano; De Santis, Maria; Gillessen, Silke; Grummet, Jeremy P.; Henry, Ann M.; van der Poel, Henk G.; van der Kwast, Theo H.; Rouvière, Olivier; Tilki, Derya; Wiegel, Thomas; N'Dow, James; van Poppel, Hendrik; Mottet, Nicholas
    LAM, T.B.L., MACLENNAN, S., PLASS, K., WILLEMSE, P.-P.M., MASON, M.D., CORNFORD, P., DONALDSON, J., DAVIS, N., DELL'OGLIO, P., FANKHAUSER, C., GRIVAS, N., INGELS, A., LARDAS, M., LIEW, M., PANG, K., PATERSON, C., OMAR, M.I., ZATTONI, F., BUDDINGH, T., VAN DEN BROECK, T., CUMBERBATCH, M., FOSSATI, N., GROSS, T., MORIS, L., SCHOOTS, I.G., VAN DEN BERGH, R.C.N., BRIERS, E., FANTI, S., DE SANTIS, M., GILLESSEN, S., GRUMMET, J.P., HENRY, A.M., VAN DER POET, H.G., VAN DER KWAST, T.H., ROUVIÉRE, O., TILKI, D., WIEGEL, T., N'DOW, J., VAN POPPEL, H. and MOTTET, N. [2018]. Study protocol for DETECTIVE Study: An international collaborative study to develop consensus statements for deferred treatment with curative intent for localised prostate cancer. European urology [online], (accepted).
    Deferred active treatment (DAT) strategies, including active surveillance and active monitoring, are a recognised management option for men with localised low-risk prostate cancer. However, there is uncertainty due to ...
  • The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Kwoffie, Lorraine; Addae-Afoakwa, Kofi; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.11.004, 2018-11-10)
    SIDDIQUE, S., KWOFFIE, L., ADDAE-AFOAKWA, K., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2018. The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. Polymer degradation and stability [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.11.004
    The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviours of Polyamide 6/Oil Based Mud Fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites have been investigated using DSC and TGA. TGA indicates the onset decomposition temperature of D1/2 ...
  • Comparing ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction care between patients residing in central and remote locations: a retrospective case series. 

    Kamona, Ahmad; Cunningham, Scott; Addison, Brian; Rushworth, Gordon F.; Call, Andrew; Bloe, Charles; Innes, Alistair; Bond, Raymond R.; Peace, Aaron; Leslie, Stephen James (James Cook University https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH4618, 2018-10-27)
    KAMONA, A., CUNNINGHAM, S., ADDISON, B., RUSHWORTH, G.F., CALL, A., BLOE, C., INNES, A., BOND, R.R., PEACE, A. and LESLIE, S.J. 2018. Comparing ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction care between patients residing in central and remote locations: a retrospective case series. Rural and remote health [online], 18(4), article ID 4618. Available from: https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH4618
    Introduction: People who experience an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) due to an occluded coronary artery require prompt treatment. Treatments to open a blocked artery are called reperfusion therapies (RTs) and ...
  • Modelling the generalised median correspondence through an edit distance. 

    Moreno-García, Carlos Francisco; Serratosa, Francesc (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97785-0_26, 2018-08-02)
    MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. and SERRATOSA, F. 2018. Modelling the generalised median correspondence through an edit distance. In Bai, X., Hancock, E., Ho, T., Wilson, R., Biggio, B. and Robles-Kelly, A. (eds.) Lecture notes in computer science, 11004: structural, syntactic and statistical pattern recognition: proceedings of the Joint International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR) international workshop on structural and syntactic pattern recognition and statistical techniques in pattern recognition (S+SSPR 2018), 17-19 August 2018, Beijing, China. Cham: Springer [online], pages 271-281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97785-0_26
    On the one hand, classification applications modelled by structural pattern recognition, in which elements are represented as strings, trees or graphs, have been used for the last thirty years. In these models, structural ...
  • A European multi lake survey dataset of environmental variables, phytoplankton pigments and cyanotoxins. 

    Mantzouki, Evanthia; Ibelings, Bas; Campbell, James; van Loon, Emiel E.; Visser, Petra; Konstantinou, Iosif; Antoniou, Maria G.; Giuliani, Grégory; Fastner, Jutta; Lürling, Miquel; Faassen, Elisabeth J.; O'Leary, Sarah; Beirne, Eilish (Nature Research https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2018.226, 2018-10-23)
    MANTZOUKI, E., IBELINGS, B., CAMPBELL, J., VAN LOON, E.E., VISSER, P., KONSTANTINOU, I., ANTONIOU, M.G., GIULIANI, G., FASTNER, J., LÜRLING, M., FAASSEN, E.J., O'LEARY, S., and BEIRNE, E. 2018. A European multi lake survey dataset of environmental variables, phytoplankton pigments and cyanotoxins. Scientific data [online], 5, article ID 180226. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2018.226
    Under ongoing climate change and increasing anthropogenic activity, which continuously challenge ecosystem resilience, an in-depth understanding of ecological processes is urgently needed. Lakes, as providers of numerous ...
  • Corporate financial disclosure measurement in the empirical accounting literature: a review article. 

    Hassan, Omaima A. G.; Marston, Claire
    HASSAN, O.A.G. and MARSTON, C. [2018]. Corporate financial disclosure measurement in the empirical accounting literature: a review article. International journal of accounting [online], (accepted).
    This paper develops a framework for corporate financial disclosure measurement to identify and evaluate measures of financial disclosure employed in prior empirical accounting studies. It identifies two approaches: (i) a ...
  • Degrees of tenant isolation for cloud-hosted software services: a cross-case analysis. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Bass, Julian M.; Petrovski, Andrei
    OCHEI, L.C., BASS, J.M. and PETROVSKI, A. [2018]. Degrees of tenant isolation for cloud-hosted software services: a cross-case analysis. Journal of cloud computing [online], (accepted).
    A challenge, when implementing multi-tenancy in a cloud-hosted software service, is how to ensure that the performance and resource consumption of one tenant does not adversely affect other tenants. Software designers and ...
  • Optimization and experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule system in fluid pipeline. 

    Yan, Yao; Liu, Yang; Jiang, Haibo; Peng, Zhike; Crawford, Alasdair; Williamson, James; Kerins, Gearoid; Yusupov, Azat; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406218766200, 2018-05-03)
    YAN, Y., LIU, Y., JIANG, H., PENG, Z., CRAWFORD, A., WILLIAMSON, J., KERINS, G., YUSUPOV, A. and ISLAM, S. 2018. Optimization and experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule system in fluid pipeline. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part C: journal of mechanical engineering science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406218766200
    This paper studies the prototype development of the vibro-impact capsule system aiming for autonomous mobile sensing for pipeline inspection. Self-propelled progression of the system is obtained by employing a vibro-impact ...
  • The European Citizens’ Initiative: bringing the EU closer to its citizens? 

    Greenwood, Justin (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1057/s41295-018-0138-x, 2018-10-16)
    GREENWOOD, J. 2018. The European Citizens' Initiative: bringing the EU closer to its citizens? Comparative European politics [online], First Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41295-018-0138-x
    In defiance of accounts which see the European Union (EU) as structurally incompatible with democracy, the Lisbon Treaty set out the general right and specific means for citizens to participate in EU decision-making. Whilst ...
  • Scotland, Wales and press discourses amid the 2016 EU referendum. 

    Higgins, Michael; Ridge-Newman, Anthony; McKay, Fiona (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73682-2_3, 2018-05-08)
    HIGGINS, M., RIDGE-NEWMAN, A. and MCKAY, F.M. 2018. Scotland, Wales and press discourses amid the 2016 EU referendum. In: Ridge-Newman, A., León-Solís, F. and O'Donnell, H. (eds.) Reporting the road to Brexit. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 47-60. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73682-2_3
    This chapter is concerned with establishing and analysing the discourses that shaped the coverage of the 2016 EU referendum in a selection of Scottish and Welsh newspapers. The chapter looks at the Scottish editions of the ...
  • Enhancing safety performance: non-technical skills and a modicum of chronic unease. 

    Flin, Rhona (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65527-7_6, 2017-10-13)
    FLIN, R. 2017. Enhancing safety performance: non-technical skills and a modicum of chronic unease. In Bieder C., Gilbert C., Journé B. and Laroche H. (eds.) Beyond safety training. SpringerBriefs in applied sciences and technology. Cham: Springer [online], pages 45-58. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65527-7_6
    Current debates on professionalism and safety cover a range of interpretative challenges and theoretical perspectives, as the workshop organized by FonCSI in 2015 revealed. One avenue for consideration was to address the ...
  • Review of 3 and 3 rotation in operation. 

    Gibbons-Wood, David; Stevenson, Anne; Smith, Steve; Williams, Hector (Robert Gordon University, 2018-05-02)
    GIBBONS-WOOD, D., STEVENSON, A., SMITH, S. and WILLIAMS, H. 2018. Review of 3 and 3 rotation in operation. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This survey was commissioned by the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA), working in conjunction with the recognised Trade Unions and ACAS. These together form the Joint Working Party (JWP) which provided guidance during ...