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  • Assessing the multidimensional relationship between medication beliefs and adherence in older adults with hypertension using polynomial regression. 

    Dillon, Paul; Phillips, L. Alison; Gallagher, Paul; Smith, Susan M.; Stewart, Derek C.; Cousins, Grainne (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/abm/kax016, 2018-01-11)
    DILLON, P., PHILLIPS, L.A., GALLAGHER, P., SMITH, S.M., STEWART, D., COUSINS, G. 2018. Assessing the multidimensional relationship between medication beliefs and adherence in older adults with hypertension using polynomial regression. Annals of behavioral medicine [online], Advanced Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/abm/kax016
    Background: - The Necessity-Concerns Framework (NCF) is a multidimensional theory describing the relationship between patients' positive and negative evaluations of their medication which interplay to influence adherence. ...
  • Zinc-modified nanotransporter of doxorubicin for targeted prostate cancer delivery. 

    Skalickova, Sylvie; Loffelmann, Martin; Gargulak, Michael; Kepinska, Marta; Docekalova, Michaela; Uhlirova, Dagmar; Stankova, Martina; Fernandez, Carlos; Milnerowicz, Halina; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Kizek, Rene (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/nano7120435, 2017-12-08)
    SKALICKOVA, S., LOFFELMANN, M., GARGULAK, M., KEPINSKA, M., DOCEKALOVA, M., UHLIROVA, D., STANKOVA, M., FERNANDEZ, C., MILNEROWICZ, H., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B. and KIZEK, R. 2017. Zinc-modified nanotransporter of doxorubicin for targeted prostate cancer delivery. Nanomaterials [online], 7(12), article ID 435. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/nano7120435
    This work investigated the preparation of chitosan nanoparticles used as carriers for doxorubicin for targeted cancer delivery. Prepared nanocarriers were stabilized and functionalized via zinc ions incorporated into the ...
  • Dispute resolution under the FIDIC and NEC Conditions: paradox of philosophies and procedures? 

    Mante, Joseph
    MANTE, J. [2018]. Dispute resolution under the FIDIC and NEC Conditions: paradox of philosophies and procedures? International construction law review [online], (accepted).
    A careful reader of the philosophical underpinnings and the dispute resolution frameworks of the FIDIC and NEC Conditions of Contract will likely be baffled by the paradoxical relationship between the underpinning ethos ...
  • Process evaluation of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) trial: quantitative examination of variation between practices in recruitment, implementation and effectiveness. 

    Dreischulte, Tobias; Grant, Aileen; Hapca, Adrian; Guthrie, Bruce (BMJ Publishing Group https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017133, 2018-01-05)
    DREISCHULTE, T., GRANT, A., HAPCA, A. and GUTHRIE, B. 2018. Process evaluation of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) trial: quantitative examination of variation between practices in recruitment, implementation and effectiveness. BMJ open [online], 8(1), article ID e017133. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017133
    Objectives: - The cluster randomised trial of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) intervention showed that education, informatics and financial incentives for general medical practices to review ...
  • The effect of high fidelity simulated learning methods on physiotherapy pre-registration education: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol] 

    Roberts, Fiona; Cooper, Kay (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003294, 2017-11-30)
    ROBERTS, F. and COOPER, K. 2017. The effect of high fidelity simulated learning methods on physiotherapy pre-registration education: a systematic review protocol. Protocol. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 15(11), pages 2613-2618. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003294
    The objective of this review is to identify if high fidelity simulated learning methods are effective at enhancing clinical/practical skills compared to usual, low fidelity simulated learning methods in pre-registration ...
  • Integrated self-healing of the composite offshore structures. 

    Gupta, Ranjeetkumar; Pancholi, Ketan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pancholi, Mehul; Huo, Dehong; Jha, Vineet; Latto, James (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084828, 2017-06-19)
    GUPTA, R., PANCHOLI, K., PRABHU, R., PANCHOLI, M., HUO, D., JHA, V. and LATTO, J. 2017. Integrated self-healing of the composite offshore structures. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084828. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084828
    The self-repairing composite materials integrated with sensing is way forward to reduce maintenance cost and increase consumer safety. In this work, the novel self-healing carbon fibre reinforced unidirectional bulk tape ...
  • Self-healing polymer nanocomposites for composite structure applications. 

    Gupta, Ranjeetkumar; Jha, Vineet; Latto, James; Pancholi, Mehul; Huo, Dehong; Pancholi, Ketan (Cranfield University https://doi.org/10.17862/cranfield.rd.5675281.v1, 2017-11-14)
    GUPTA, R., JHA, V., LATTO, J., PANCHOLI, M., HUO, D. and PANCHOLI, K. 2017. Self-healing polymer nanocomposites for composite structure applications. In the Proceedings of the 3rd defence and security doctoral symposium 2017 (DSDS17), 14-15 November, Swindon, UK. Cranfield: Cranfield University [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17862/cranfield.rd.5675281.v1
    Nanocomposites offer the possibility of realizing materials with bespoke properties that were un-realizable by the parent pristine materials. Since, nanoscale inclusions firstly engender small mechanical, electrical and ...
  • Insulating polymer nanocomposites for high thermal conduction and fire retarding applications. 

    Gupta, Ranjeetkumar; Huo, Dehong; Pancholi, Mehul; Njuguna, James; Pancholi, Ketan (Cranfield Unviersity https://doi.org/10.17862/cranfield.rd.5674951.v1, 2017-11-14)
    GUPTA, R., HUO, D., PANCHOLI, M., NJUGUNA, J. and PANCHOLI, K. 2017. Insulating polymer nanocomposites for high thermal conduction and fire retarding applications. In Proceedings of the 3rd defence and security doctoral symposium 2017 (DSDS17), 14-15 November, Swindon, UK. Cranfield: Cranfield University [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17862/cranfield.rd.5675281.v1
    The possibility of combining the flexibility and light - weight of polymers with the highest insulation of ceramics, drives the field of nanocomposites for potential commercial application. The inclusion of nano-sized ...
  • Removal of lead (II) from aqeouos waste using (CD-PCL-TiO2) bio-nanocomposites. 

    Seema, K. M.; Mamba, B. B.; Njuguna, James; Bakhtizin, R. Z.; Mishra, A. K. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.12.046, 2017-12-09)
    SEEMA, K.M., MAMBA, B.B., NJUGUNA, J., BAKHTIZIN, R.Z. and MISHRA, A.K. 2018. Removal of lead (II) from aqeouos waste using (CD-PCL-TiO2) bio-nanocomposites. International journal of biological macromolecules [online], 109, pages 136-142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.12.046
    Lead (Pb) pollution is our water system is a major concern, as this metal is toxic even at low concentration. This study aim to fabricate a bio-nanocomposite (cyclodextrin-polycaprolactone titanium dioxide) that will be ...
  • Entrepreneurship in Oman; policies and practices. 

    Al-Balushi, Rashid Ali; Anderson, Alistair R. (International Conference for Entrepreneurship Innovation and Regional Development (ICEIRD) http://iceird.net, 2015-06-18)
    AL-BALUSHI, R.A. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2015. Entrepreneurship in Oman; policies and practices. In Proceedings of the 8th international conference for entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development (ICEIRD 2015), 18-19 June 2015, Sheffield, UK. Thessaloniki: ICEIRD [online], pages 563-572. Available from: http://icerid.net/docs/ICEIRD 2015 Conference_proceedings FCx.pdf
    Oman provides an interesting context to examine how formal institutions encourage local enterprise. We examine the views of local entrepreneurs about the effectiveness of government policies that are intended to foster ...
  • Entrepreneurship and mutuality: social capital in processes and practices. 

    McKeever, Edward; Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/08985626.2014.939536, 2014-07-24)
    MCKEEVER, E., ANDERSON, A. and JACK, S. 2014. Entrepreneurship and mutuality: social capital in processes and practices. Entrepreneurship and regional development [online], 26(5-6), pages 453-477. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08985626.2014.939536
    Social capital, which offers the broader theoretical construct to which networks and networking relate, is now recognized as an important influence in entrepreneurship. Broadly understood as resources embedded in networks ...
  • Theoretical reflections on narrative in action research. 

    Toledano, Nuria; Anderson, Alistair R. (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1476750317748439, 2017-12-22)
    TOLEDANO, N. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. Theoretical reflections on narrative in action research. Action research [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1476750317748439
    Narrative is an important tool for developing and writing up action research experiences. Its power lies in the fact that narrative construction and narrative recounting are fundamental human communication practices. ...
  • Identity, enactment and entrepreneurship engagement in a declining place. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Warren, Lorraine; Bensemann, Jo
    ANDERSON, A.R., WARREN, L. and BENSEMANN, J. [2018]. Identity, enactment and entrepreneurship engagement in a declining place. Journal of small business management [online], (accepted).
    We examine entrepreneurship practice and identity work in a rural small town in New Zealand. Once prosperous, the town suffered economically and socially as old industries closed. Recently the town was rejuvenated, at ...
  • Potential of implementing the low concentration photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom. 

    Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Freier, Daria; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Mallick, Tapas Kumar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Abu-Bakar, Siti Sarah; Bani, Nurul Aini; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil (IAES https://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v7i3.pp1398-1405, 2017-06-30)
    ABU-BAKAR, S. H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MALLICK, T.K., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., MAS'UD, A.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.S., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2017. Potential of implementing the low concentration photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom. International journal of electrical and computer engineering [online], 7(3), pages 1398-1405. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v7i3.pp1398-1405
    This paper discusses the prospect of integrating a novel type of low concentration photovoltaic (LCPV) design known as the rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrator (RACPC) in a building in the United ...
  • Improving e-learning recommendation by using background knowledge. 

    Mbipom, Blessing; Craw, Susan; Massie, Stewart
    MBIPOM, B., CRAW, S. and MASSIE, S. [2018]. Improving e-learning recommendation by using background knowledge. Expert systems [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/exsy.12265
    There is currently a large amount of e-Learning resources available to learners on the Web. However, learners often have difficulty finding and retrieving relevant materials to support their learning goals because they ...
  • The experiences and beliefs of older people in Scottish very sheltered housing about using multi-compartment compliance aids. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Gibson-Smith, Kathrine; MacLeod, Joan; Strath, Alison; Paudyal, Vibhu; Forbes-McKay, Katrina
    STEWART, D., GIBSON-SMITH, K., MACLEOD, J., STRATH, A., PAUDYAL, V. and FORBES-MCKAY, K. [2018]. The experiences and beliefs of older people in Scottish very sheltered housing about using multi-compartment compliance aids. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-017-0580-x
    The aim was to describe the experiences and beliefs of older people surrounding the use of MCAs, with emphasis on issues of personalisation, reablement, shared decision-making, independence and support. This was a qualitative ...
  • Pregnancy, prescription medicines and the potential risk of herb-drug interactions: a cross-sectional survey. 

    McLay, James S.; Izzati, Naila; Pallivalapila, Abdul R.; Shetty, Ashalatha; Pande, Binita; Rore, Craig; Al Hail, Moza; Stewart, Derek C. (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-017-2052-1, 2017-12-19)
    MCLAY, J.S., IZZATI, N., PALLIVALAPILA, A.R., SHETTY, A., PANDE, B., RORE, C., AL HAIL, M. and STEWART, D. 2017. Pregnancy, prescription medicines and the potential risk of herb-drug interactions: a cross-sectional survey. BMC complementary and alternative medicine [online], 17, article ID 543. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-017-2052-1
    Background: - Pregnant women are routinely prescribed medicines while self-medicating with herbal natural products to treat predominantly pregnancy related conditions. The aim of this study was to assess the potential for ...
  • Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Abdul-Malek, Zulkurnain; Mohd Aris, Siti Armiza; Jalil, Siti Zura A.; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Rahman, Sharipah Alwiah Syed Abd; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Rey, Jorge Alfredo Ardilla (IAES https://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v7i3.pp1406-1413, 2017-06-30)
    BANI, N.A., ABDUL-MALEK, Z., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., MAD KAIDI, H., RAHMAN, S.A.S.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., MAS'UD, A.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and REY, J.A.A. 2017. Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE. International journal of electrical and computer engineering [online], 7(3), pages 1406-1413. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v7i3.pp1406-1413
    A good insulator for high voltage cable has low dielectric loss, reasonable flexibility and thermo-mechanically stable. However, prolonged application of electrical stresses on the cable will degraded the cable; physically ...
  • Development and single-laboratory validation of a UHPLC-MS/MS method for quantitation of microcystins and nodularin in natural water, cyanobacteria, shellfish and algal supplement tablet powders. 

    Turner, Andrew D.; Waack, Julia; Lewis, Adam; Edwards, Christine; Lawton, Linda A. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchromb.2017.12.032, 2017-12-28)
    TURNER, A.D., WAACK, J., LEWIS, A., EDWARDS, C. and LAWTON, L. 2017. Development and single-laboratory validation of a UHPLC-MS/MS method for quantitation of microcystins and nodularin in natural water, cyanobacteria, shellfish and algal supplement tablet powders. Journal of chromatography B [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchromb.2017.12.032
    A simple, rapid UHPLC-MS/MS method has been developed and optimised for the quantitation of microcystins and nodularin in wide variety of sample matrices. Microcystin analogues targeted were MC-LR, MC-RR, MC-LA, MC-LY, ...
  • Consumer response to computerised nutritional information at the point-of-purchase in catering establishments. 

    Balfour, Donna S. (Robert Gordon University School of Food and Consumer Studies, 1994-12-31)
    BALFOUR, D.S. 1994. Consumer response to computerised nutritional information at the point-of-purchase in catering establishments. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Increased scientific understanding of the links between nutrition and health has led to a demand for more nutrition information to be made available to consumers. Nutrition information is widely available on supermarket ...