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  • Tactical plan optimisation for large multi-skilled workforces using a bi-level model. 

    Ainslie, Russell; McCall, John; Shakya, Siddhartha; Owusu, Gilbert (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2018.8477701, 2018-10-04)
    AINSLIE, R., MCCALL, J., SHAKYA, S. and OWUSU, G. 2018. Tactical plan optimisation for large multi-skilled workforces using a bi-level model. In Proceedings of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) congress on evolutionary computation (IEEE CEC 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8477701. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2018.8477701
    The service chain planning process is a critical component in the operations of companies in the service industry, such as logistics, telecoms or utilities. This process involves looking ahead over various timescales to ...
  • A review on building information modelling in Nigeria and its potentials. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar (WASET https://waset.org/publications/10009816, 2018-11-26)
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. 2018. A review on building information modelling in Nigeria and its potentials. International journal of civil, environmental, structural, construction and architectural engineering [online], 12(11), pages 1113-1119. Available from: https://waset.org/publications/10009816
    Construction Industry has been evolving since the development of Building Information Modelling (BIM). This technological process is unstoppable; it is out to the market with remarkable case studies of solving the long ...
  • The seven voices of information literacy (IL). 

    Cunningham, Veronica; Williams, Dorothy (CILIP https://doi.org/10.11645/12.2.2332, 2018-12-04)
    CUNNINGHAM, V. and WILLIAMS, D. 2018. The seven voices of information literacy (IL). Journal of information literacy [online], 12(2), pages 4-23. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11645/12.2.2332
    The purpose of this research was to discover the conceptions of information literacy (IL) prevalent across multiple stakeholder groups in an international middle school community. The research involved students, parents, ...
  • Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations. 

    Lawani, Ama; Moore, David R. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2018.1512028, 2018-12-13)
    LAWANI, A. and MOORE, D.R. 2018. Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations. International journal of construction management [online], Latest articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2018.1512028
    The emotional intelligence (EI) concept is prevalent within management literature and is recognized as an important skill for managers in achieving organisational effectiveness. However, scholars report an unwillingness ...
  • The potential use of plant natural products and plant extracts with antioxidant properties for the prevention/treatment of neurodegenerative diseases: in vitro, in vivo and clinical trials. 

    Pohl, Franziska; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules23123283, 2018-12-11)
    POHL, F. and KONG THOO LIN, P. 2018. The potential use of plant natural products and plant extracts with antioxidant properties for the prevention/treatment of neurodegenerative diseases: in vitro, in vivo and clinical trials. Molecules [online], 23(12), article ID 3283. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules23123283
    Neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease, present a major health issue and financial burden for health care systems around the world. The impact of these ...
  • An investigation into cataloguers’ experiences with RDA. 

    Walicka, Agnieszka; MacLennan, Alan
    WALICKA, A. and MACLENNAN, A. [2018]. An investigation into cataloguers’ experiences with RDA. Journal of librarianship and information science [online] (accepted).
    The 1998 publication of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) IFLA (1998) and the 2010 release of the new cataloguing standard based thereon, Resource Description and Access (RDA), have led to a ...
  • 'Splendid, but what does it actually mean?' Good faith and relational contracts in the UK construction industry. 

    Christie, David S.
    CHRISTIE, D. [2018]. 'Splendid, but what does it actually mean?' Good faith and relational contracts in the UK construction industry. Journal of commonwealth law [online], (accepted).
    The most important modern report on the culture of the UK construction industry had, as its aim, the creation of an atmosphere in the industry where, in the words of Lewis Carroll's Dodo: 'Everybody has won and all must ...
  • Enantioselective LC-MS/MS for anthropogenic markers of septic tank discharge. 

    Ramage, Stuart; Camacho-Muñoz, Maria Dolores; Petrie, Bruce (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.12.007, 2018-12-03)
    RAMAGE, S., CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D. and PETRIE, B. 2019. Enantioselective LC-MS/MS for anthropogenic markers of septic tank discharge. Chemosphere [online], 219, pages 191-201. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.12.007
    Households in rural locations utilize septic tanks for wastewater treatment and can cause surface water contamination. A new methodology was developed to help investigate the role septic tanks play in the dissemination of ...
  • Stereoselective LC-MS/MS methodologies for environmental analysis of chiral pesticides. 

    Petrie, Bruce; Camacho-Muñoz, Maria Dolores; Martin, Julia (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2018.11.010, 2018-11-17)
    PETRIE, B., MUÑOZ, M.D.C. and MARTIN, J. 2019. Stereoselective LC-MS/MS methodologies for environmental analysis of chiral pesticides. Trends in analytical chemistry [online], 110, pages 249-258. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2018.11.010
    Chiral pesticides can exert stereospecific toxicity in contaminated environmental compartments. Therefore, measuring pesticides at the enantiomeric level is essential to assess the risk posed to exposed organisms, including ...
  • Assessment of health status of the elderly and pre-elderly at a Malaysia elderly care centre. 

    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 (Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) http://penerbit.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/ijie/article/view/3470, 2018-11-30)
    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. Assessment of health status of the elderly and pre-elderly at a Malaysia elderly care centre. International journal of integrated engineering [online], 10(7), pages 10-22. Available from: http://penerbit.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/ijie/article/view/3470
    They were once called the baby boomers, born between 1946 to 1964, but now aged above 50 years old, they contribute to the increasing number of elderly population in Malaysia. Age classification for elderly people varies ...
  • The association of sitting time with sarcopenia status and physical performance at baseline and 18-month follow up in the residential aged care setting. 

    Reid, Natasha; Keogh, Justin W. L.; Swinton, Paul Alan; Gardiner, Paul; Henwood, Tim (Human Kinetics https://doi.org/10.1123/japa.2017-0204, 2018-07-31)
    REID, N., KEOGH, J.W., SWINTON, P., GARDINER, P.A. and HENWOOD, T.R. 2018. The association of sitting time with sarcopenia status and physical performance at baseline and 18-month follow up in the residential aged care setting. Journal of aging and physical activity [online], 26(3), pages 445-450. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1123/japa.2017-0204
    This study investigated the association of sitting time with sarcopenia and physical performance in residential aged care residents at baseline and 18-month follow-up. Measures included the International Physical Activity ...
  • Optimal deployment of components of cloud-hosted application for guaranteeing multitenancy isolation. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M.
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. [2018]. Optimal deployment of components of cloud-hosted application for guaranteeing multitenancy isolation. Journal of cloud computing [online] (accepted).
    One of the challenges of deploying multitenant cloud-hosted services that are designed to use (or be integrated with) several components is how to implement the required degree of isolation between the components when there ...
  • 'A lot of people are struggling privately. They don’t know where to go or they’re not sure of what to do': frontline service provider perspectives of the nature of household food insecurity in Scotland. 

    Douglas, Flora; MacKenzie, Fiona; Ejebu, Ourega-Zoé; Whybrow, Stephen; Garcia, Ada L.; McKenzie, Lynda; Ludbrook, Anne; Dowler, Elizabeth (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15122738, 2018-12-04)
    DOUGLAS, F., MACKENZIE, F., EJEBU, O.-Z., WHYBROW, S., GARCIA, A.L., MCKENZIE, L., LUDBROOK, A. and DOWLER, E. 2018. 'A lot of people are struggling privately. They don’t know where to go or they’re not sure of what to do': frontline service provider perspectives of the nature of household food insecurity in Scotland. International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 15(12), article ID 2738. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15122738
    This qualitative study explored frontline service providers’ perceptions of the nature of food insecurity in Scotland in 2015 to inform national policy and the provision of locally-based support for ‘at risk’ groups. A ...
  • Caseload profiling in district nursing: a systematic literature review. 

    Harper-McDonald, Bruce; Baguley, Fiona (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2018.23.11.544, 2018-11-06)
    HARPER-MCDONALD, B. and BAGULEY, F. 2018. Caseload profiling in district nursing: a systematic literature review. British journal of community nursing [online], 23(11), pages 544-549. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2018.23.11.544
    This systematic literature review aims to identify and appraise current evidence to establish if caseload profiling (CP) provides a strategy to support district nurses to evidence and manage increasingly complex caseloads. ...
  • Simulating the annual energy yield of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. 

    Freier, Daria; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Karim, Md Ershadul; Yusoff, Zulfadzli (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2018.8533197, 2018-11-15)
    FREIER, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A., KARIM, M.E. and YUSOFF, Z. 2018. Simulating the annual energy yield of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 7th international conference on photonoics (ICP) 2018, 9-11 April 2018, Langkawi, Malaysia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8533197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2018.8533197
    This paper simulates the annual energy yield of a concentrator called the rotationally asymmetrical dielectric totally internally reflective concentrator (RADTIRC). One specific design of the RADTIRC is assumed to be ...
  • Observation of stimulated emission from Rhodamine 6G-polymer aggregate adsorbed at foam interfaces. [Dataset] 

    Pancholi, Ketan (OpenAIR@RGU, 2018-11-27)
    PANCHOLI, K. 2018. Observation of stimulated emission from Rhodamine 6G-polymer aggregate adsorbed at foam interfaces. [Dataset]. Held on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10059/3227
    This dataset was compiled in support of a project which observed stimulated emissions from the gas–liquid interface between two adjacent bubbles in highly ordered foams containing Rhodamine 6 Gand surfactant. The data is ...
  • A rapid method for the detection of sarcosine using SPIONs/Au/CS/SOX/NPs for prostate cancer sensing. 

    Uhlirova, Dagmar; Stankova, Martina; Docekalova, Michaela; Hosnedlova, Bozena; Kepinska, Marta; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Ruzicka, Josef; Fernandez, Carlos; Milnerowicz, Halina; Kizek, Rene (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms19123722, 2018-11-22)
    UHLIROVA, D., STANKOVA, M., DOCEKALOVA, M., HOSNEDLOVA, B., KEPINSKA, M., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., RUZICKA, J., FERNANDEZ, C., MILNEROWICZ, H. and KIZEK, R. 2018. A rapid method for the detection of sarcosine using SPIONs/Au/CS/SOX/NPs for prostate cancer sensing. International journal of molecular sciences [online], 19(12), article ID 3722. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms19123722
    Background: Sarcosine is an amino acid that is formed by methylation of glycine and is present in trace amounts in the body. Increased sarcosine concentrations in blood plasma and urine are manifested in sarcosinemia and ...
  • Low carbon building design. 

    Deveci, Gokay (ECEUB https://plea2017.net/, 2017-07-05)
    DEVECI, G. 2017. Low carbon building design. In Roaf, S., Brotas, L. and Nicol, F. (eds.) Design to thrive: legacy document of the 33rd passive and low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017) [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh, UK. London: NCEUB, article ID F16, pages 34-35. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_legacy_document.pdf
    This article forms part of a legacy document containing short overviews written by the forum leaders of 31 different topics which took place during PLEA 2017. Forum 16 provides a demonstration of the complexity that faces ...
  • Historic buildings and refurbishment. 

    Bennadji, Amar (ECEUB https://plea2017.net/, 2017-07-05)
    BENNADJI, A. 2017. Historic buildings and refurbishment. In Roaf, S., Brotas, L. and Nicol, F. (eds.) Design to thrive: legacy document of the 33rd passive and low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017) [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh, UK. London: NCEUB, article ID F13, pages 28-29. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_legacy_document.pdf
    This article forms part of a legacy document containing short overviews written by the forum leaders of 31 different topics which took place during PLEA 2017. This article is from Forum 13, Historic and Vernacular Buildings ...
  • The ability of adults of different size to egress through confined space apertures. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Nevill, Alan M.; Johnson, Christopher
    STEWART, A., NEVILL, A. and JOHNSON, C. [2018]. The ability of adults of different size to egress through confined space apertures. Human factors [online], (accepted).
    Absolute body size is a strong predictor of minimum wall aperture transit in adults. Key anatomical dimensions scale to egress capability, but men and women exhibit subtle differences. Wherever clearance space is restricted, ...