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  • The effect of pitched and vertical ladder ergometer climbing on cardiorespiratory and psychophysical variables. 

    Barron, Peter-James; Burgess, Katherine; Cooper, Kay; Stewart, Arthur D. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.09.001, 2017-09-15)
    BARRON, P.-J., BURGESS, K., COOPER, K. and STEWART, A.D. 2018. The effect of pitched and vertical ladder ergometer climbing on cardiorespiratory and psychophysical variables. Applied ergonomics [online], 66, pages 172-176. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.09.001
    This study aimed to assess whether modifying the pitch of a 75° ladder ergometer to vertical had a cardiorespiratory or psychophysical effect on climbing. Nine male participants climbed a ladder ergometer at 75° and ...
  • The use of the internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Smith, Sandra (IIIS (ORGANISERS), 2003-07-31)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, S. 2003. The use of the internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. Presented at the 1st international politics and information systems: technologies and applications conference (PISTA '03), 31 July - 2 August 2003, Orlando, USA.
    This paper reports the preliminary results of a study which investigated the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaign for election ...
  • Novel esterification reaction from biomass product by coupled acetate membrane and catalysts for ethyl lactate separation. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward (Elsevier, 2017-09-08)
    OKON, E., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2017. Novel esterification reaction from biomass product by coupled acetate membrane and catalysts for ethyl lactate separation. International journal of hydrogen energy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.07.230
    This study presents the effect of combined membrane separation and heterogeneous catalysts for the production of ethyl lactate solvent. The enhanced process is a flat sheet cellulose acetate membrane and cation-exchange ...
  • Experiencing microfinance: effects on poor women entrepreneurs' livelihood strategies. 

    Ukanwa, Irene; Xiong, Lin; Anderson, Alistair R.
    UKANWA, I., XIONG, L. and ANDERSON, A. [2017]. Experiencing microfinance: effects on poor women entrepreneurs' livelihood strategies. Journal of small business and enterprise development, (accepted).
    Purpose - To address the problem of why the poorest, most disadvantaged groups such as rural African women benefit less from microfinance. We focus on the perception and experiences of ordinary rural entrepreneurial women ...
  • Efficiency improvement of vertical axis wind turbines with an upstream deflector. 

    Stout, Craig; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul; White, Alasdair; Arnott, Scott; Kollovozi, Erald; Shaw, Morven; Droubi, M. Ghazi; Sinha, Yashwant; Bird, Benjamin (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.07.032, 2017-04-07)
    STOUT, C., ISLAM, S., WHITE, A., ARNOTT, S., KOLLOVOZI, E., SHAW, M., DROUBI, G., SINHA, Y. and BIRD, B. 2017. Efficiency improvement of vertical axis wind turbines with an upstream deflector. Energy procedia [online], 118: proceedings of the 2nd international advances on clean energy research conference (ICACER 2017), 7-9 April 2017, Berlin, Germany, pages 141-148. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.07.032
    The suitability of using an upstream deflector to improve the efficiency of a vertical axis wind turbine is presented in this study. A two-dimensional vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) was modelled and simulated using ANSYS ...
  • Rethinking water: a CAAS (city as a spaceship) design approach. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie; Imhof, Anna Barbara; Mohanty, Susmita (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352708, 2017-04-12)
    FAIRBURN, S., IMHOF, B. and MOHANTY, S. 2017. Rethinking water: a CAAS (city as a spaceship) design approach. The design journal [online], 20(Sup1): proceedings of the 12th European Academy of Design conference: design for next, 12-14 April 2017, Sapienza, Italy, pages S1904-S1915. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352708
    Water is ubiquitous and essential, yet we struggle to understand it from a systems perspective. Water is a terrestrial closed-loop system involving individuals, communities, cities and geographies, and as such, might it ...
  • Space4Inspiration: survival lab: designing countermeasures for natural disasters. 

    Dominoni, Annalisa; Quaquaro, Benedetto; Fairburn, Susan Marie (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352710, 2017-04-12)
    DOMINONI, A., QUAQUARO, B. and FAIRBURN, S. 2017. Space4Inspiration: survival lab: designing countermeasures for natural disasters. The design journal [online], 20(Sup1): proceedings of the 12th European Academy of Design conference: design for next, 12-14 April 2017, Sapienza, Italy, pages S1927-S1937. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352710
    The advances made for spaceflight have influenced almost every aspect of modern life on Earth through spin-off technologies. Looking at the space environmental context and crew dynamics, we can gain insight and inspiration ...
  • Glass ceilings and velvet ghettos? Women in the Scottish media and communication industries. 

    Marcella, Rita; Illingworth, Lorraine; Baxter, Graeme (MeCCSA and AMPE (ORGANISERS), 2006-01-13)
    MARCELLA, R., ILLINGWORTH, L. and BAXTER, G. 2006. Glass ceilings and velvet ghettos? Women in the Scottish media and communication industries. Presented at the 2nd joint Media Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) and Association of Media Practice Educators (AMPE) annual conference, 13-15 January 2006, Leeds, UK.
    This paper reports the results to date of a research project, funded by the European Social Fund and currently in its second year, which is investigating the existence of any barriers facing women in the Scottish media and ...
  • The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Cheah, Shih (Robert Gordon University, 2007-06-25)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and CHEAH, S. 2007. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. Presented at the 1st information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2007), 25-28 June 2007, Aberdeen, UK.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaigns for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2007. This was a ...
  • Information and library studies on a virtual campus. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (2001-03-21)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2001. Information and library studies on a virtual campus. In Ashcroft, L. (ed). Continuity, culture, competition: the future of library and information studies education?: proceedings of the 4th British-Nordic conference on library and information studies, 21-23 March 2001, Dublin, Ireland. Bradford: Emerald, pages 161-170.
    In September 2000, the School of Information and Media at the Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen began delivery of its Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)/Master of Science (MSc) course in Information and Library Studies ...
  • Facile synthesis of a nickel sulfide (NiS) hierarchical flower for the electrochemical oxidation of H2O2 and the methanol oxidation reaction (MOR). 

    Zhang, Jingchao; Xu, Chunying; Zhang, Daojun; Zhao, Jingli; Zheng, Shuxian; Su, Huimin; Wei, Feifei; Yuan, Baiqing; Fernandez, Carlos (ECS https://doi.org/10.1149/2.0221704jes, 2017-01-24)
    ZHANG, J., XU, C., ZHANG, D., ZHAO, J., ZHENG, S., SU, H., WEI, F., YUAN, B. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2017. Facile synthesis of a nickel sulfide (NiS) hierarchical flower for the electrochemical oxidation of H2O2 and the methanol oxidation reaction (MOR). Journal of the electrochemical society [online], 164(4), pages B92-B96. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1149/2.0221704jes
    The synthesis of a novel hierarchical flower-like NiS via a solvothermal method for the electrochemcial oxidation of H2O2 on a carbon paste electrode with high catalytic activity for the (MOR) in an alkaline medium has ...
  • Mixed-mode fracture characteristics of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints: experimental and simulation methods. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; McAfee, Jack; Horne, Ruairidh C.; Walker, S.; Klaassen, Callum; Crawford, A.; Prathuru, Anil Kumar; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prostr.2017.07.059, 2017-09-06)
    DROUBI, M.G., MCAFEE, J., HORNE, R.C., WALKER, S., KLAASSEN, C., CRAWFORD, A., PRATHURU, A.K. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Mixed-mode fracture characteristics of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints: experimental and simulation methods. Procedia structural integrity [online]: proceedings of the 2nd international structural integrity conference (ICSI 2017), 4-7 September 2017, Madeira, Portugal, 5, pages 40-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prostr.2017.07.059
    Fracture behavior of adhesively bonded joints subjected to mixed-mode (i.e. mode I+II) loading conditions is of importance in many industrial applications. This research therefore aims to characterise the failure behaviour ...
  • A random walk around Britain: a critical assessment of the random walk scheme as a method of collecting data on the public's citizenship information needs. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Taylor Graham Publishing, 2000-08-16)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2001. A random walk around Britain: a critical assessment of the random walk scheme as a method of collecting data on the public's citizenship information needs. New review of information behaviour research: proceedings of the 3rd international information needs, seeking and use in differenct contexts, 6-18 Aug 2000, Gothenburgh, Sweden, 2, pages 87-104.
    This paper discusses the second stage of the Citizenship Information research project, funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre: a national survey, by personal doorstep interview and using the random ...
  • Use of a three dimensional porcine retinal explant model to detect HIF1 alpha for understanding diabetic retinopathy. 

    Iwuagwu, Benedicta; Cruickshank, Stuart F.; Rowe, Iain; Knott, Rachel M. (ASBMB https://www.asbmb.org/meeting2017/, 2017-04-22)
    IWUAGWU, B.U., CRUICKSHANK, S.F., ROWE, I. and KNOTT, R.M. 2017. Use of a three dimensional porcine retinal explant model to detect HIF1 alpha for understanding diabetic retinopathy. Presented at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology annual meeting (ASBMB 2017), 22-26 April 2017, Chicaco, USA.
    Diabeticretinopathy (DR) is a major microvascular complication associated with diabetes mellitus and is a leading cause of blindness. Hypoxia and hyperglycemia are suggested to play crucial pathophysiological roles, but ...
  • The wheels of justice in extradition. 

    Arnell, Paul (Sweet and Maxwell http://login.westlaw.co.uk, 2017-07-01)
    ARNELL, P. 2017. The wheels of justice in extradition. Scots law times [online], 26, pages 143-146. Available from: http://login.westlaw.co.uk
    Reports on recent extradition cases, namely: Dean (Zain Taj) v Lord Advocate (SC) on whether the extradition of a UK citizen to Taiwan to serve a custodial sentence would give rise to a breach of his rights under ECHR art.3 ...
  • Polypharmacy management by 2030: a patient safety challenge. 

    Mair, Alpana; Fernandez-Llimos, Fernando; Alonso, Albert; Harrison, Cathy; Hurding, Simon; Kempen, Thomas; Kinnear, Moira; Michael, Nils; McIntosh, Jennifer; Wilson, Martin; SIMPATHY Consortium (SIMPATHY Consortium http://www.simpathy.eu/resources/publications/simpathy-project-reference-book, 2017-04-30)
    MAIR, A., FERNANDES-LLIMOS, F., ALONSO, A., HARRISON, C., HURDING, S., KEMPEN, T., KINNEAR, M., MICHAEL, N., MCINTOSH, J., WILSON, M. and the SIMPATHY consortium. 2017. Polypharmacy management by 2030: a patient safety challenge. Edinburgh: SIMPATHY CONSORTIUM [online]. Available from: http://www.simpathy.eu/resources/publications/simpathy-project-reference-book
    The SIMPATHY (Stimulating Innovation Management of Polypharmacy and Adherence in The Elderly) consortium have explored how healthcare management programmes can be implemented to improve medication safety and prevent patient ...
  • Reflections on promoting physical activity and the fitness industry: Conference report for Elevate 2017, 10th to 11th May, ExCeL, London. 

    Quinn, Francis
    QUINN, F. [2017]. Reflections on promoting physical activity and the fitness industry: Conference report for Elevate 2017, 10th to 11th May, ExCeL, London. Sport and exercise psychology review, (accepted).
    The 2nd Elevate 2017 conference was held from 10-11 May 2017, at the ExCel London, UK. Elevate is the UK's largest cross-sector event bringing together the physical activity sector, academia, healthcare, policy makers, ...
  • An investigation into the learning experience of textile designers and makers: examining the relationship between experiential learning and "intelligent making". 

    Toner-Edgar, Maggi (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2008-05-31)
    TONER-EDGAR, M. 2008. An investigation into the learning experience of textile designers and makers: examining the relationship between experiential learning and "intelligent making". Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This thesis examines the relationship between textile craft practice and Kolb's Theory of Experiential Learning. The nature of craft practice has been described as 'Intelligent Making'. The aims were to investigate the ...
  • A convolutional Siamese network for developing similarity knowledge in the SelfBACK dataset. 

    Martin, Kyle; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Sani, Sadiq; Massie, Stewart; Clos, Jérémie (ICCBR (Organisers), 2017-06-26)
    MARTIN, K., WIRATUNGA, N., SANI, S., MASSIE, S. and CLOS, J. 2017. A convolutional Siamese network for developing similarity knowledge in the SelfBACK dataset. Presented at the 25th international case-based reasoning conference (ICCBR 2017): case-based reasoning and deep learning workshop (CBRDL 2017), 26 June 2017, Trondheim, Norway.
    The Siamese Neural Network (SNN) is a neural network architecture capable of learning similarity knowledge between cases in a case base by receiving pairs of cases and analysing the differences between their features to ...
  • Learning deep features for kNN-based human activity recognition. 

    Sani, Sadiq; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart (ICCBR (Organisers), 2017-06-26)
    SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N. and MASSIE, S. 2017. Learning deep features for kNN-based human activity recognition. Presented at the 25th international case-based reasoning conference (ICCBR 2017): case-based reasoning and deep learning workshop (CBRDL 2017), 26-28 June 2017, Trondheim, Norway.
    A CBR approach to Human Activity Recognition (HAR) uses the kNN algorithm to classify sensor data into different activity classes. Different feature representation approaches have been proposed for sensor data for the ...