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  • Synthesis of nanoflower-shaped MXene derivative with unexpected catalytic activity for dehydrogenation of sodium alanates. 

    Zou, Guodong; Liu, Baozhong; Guo, Jianxin; Zhang, Qingrui; Fernandez, Carlos; Peng, Qiuming (ACS Publications https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.6b13973, 2017-02-14)
    ZOU, G., LIU, B., GUO, J., ZHANG, Q., FERNANDEZ, C. and PENG, Q. 2017. Synthesis of nanoflower-shaped MXene derivative with unexpected catalytic activity for dehydrogenation of sodium alanates. ACS applied materials and interfaces [online], 9(8), pages 7611-7618. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.6b13973
    Surface group modification and functionalization of two-dimensional materials in many cases are deemed as effective approaches to achieve some distinctive properties. Herein, we present a new nanoflower-shaped TiO2/C ...
  • A summary of new findings on the biological effects of selenium in selected animal species: a critical review. 

    Hosnedlova, Bozena; Kepinska, Marta; Skalickova, Sylvie; Fernandez, Carlos; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Brainislav; Malevu, Thembinkosi Donald; Sochor, Jiri; Baron, Mojmir; Melcova, Magdalena; Zidkova, Jarmila; Kizek, Rene (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms18102209, 2017-10-21)
    HOSNEDLOVA, B., KEPINSKA, M., SKALICKOVA, S., FERNANDEZ, C., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., MALEVU, T.D., SOCHOR, J., BARON, M., MELCOVA, M., ZIDKOVA, J. and KIZEK, R. 2017. A summary of new findings on the biological effects of selenium in selected animal species: a critical review. International journal of molecular sciences [online], 18(10), paper ID 2209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms18102209
    Selenium is an essential trace element important for many physiological processes, especially for the functions of immune and reproductive systems, metabolism of thyroid hormones, as well as antioxidant defense. Selenium ...
  • Non-linear differential equations and rotating disc electrodes: Padé approximation technique. 

    Chtra Devi, M.; Rajendran, L.; Yousaf, Ammar Bin; Fernandez, Carlos (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2017.05.061, 2017-05-11)
    CHITRA DEVI, M., RAJENDRAN, L., BIN YOUSAF, A. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2017. Non-linear differential equations and rotating disc electrodes: Padé approximation technique. Electrochimica acta [online], 243, pages 1-6. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2017.05.061
    Rotating disc electrodes are preferred devices to analyze electrochemical reactions in electrochemical cellsand various rotating machinery such as fans, turbines, and centrifugal pumps. This model contains system of fully ...
  • An integrated online adaptive state of charge estimation approach of high-power lithium-ion battery packs. 

    Wang, Shunli; Fernandez, Carlos; Shang, Liping; Li, Zhanfeng; Yuan, Huifang (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0142331217694681, 2017-04-20)
    WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., SHANG, L., LI, Z. and YUAN, H. 2017. An integrated online adaptive state of charge estimation approach of high-power lithium-ion battery packs. Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0142331217694681
    A novel online adaptive state of charge (SOC) estimation method is proposed, aiming to characterize the capacity state of all the connected cells in lithium-ion battery (LIB) packs. This method is realized using the extended ...
  • Electrocatalytic properties of La1-xCuxCoO3 (0 <= X <= 0.8) film electrodes prepared by Malic Acid sol -gel method at pH=3.75. 

    Singh, N. K.; Yadav, M. K.; Fernandez, Carlos (ESG https://doi.org/10.20964/2017.08.68, 2017-07-12)
    SINGH, N.K., YADAV, M.K. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2017. Electrocatalytic properties of La1-xCuxCoO3 (0 <= X <= 0.8) film electrodes prepared by Malic Acid sol -gel method at pH=3.75. International journal of electrochemical science [online], 12(8), pages 7128-7141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.20964/2017.08.68
    La-based Perovskite-type oxides with composition La1-xCuxCoO3 (0 <= X <= 0.8) have been synthesized by malic acid sol-gel low temperature route at pH 3.75. In each preparation, nitrate salts of lanthanum, copper, cobalt ...
  • Achieving high strength and ductility in magnesium alloys via densely hierarchical double contraction nanotwins. 

    Fu, Hui; Ge, Bincheng; Xin, Yunchang; Wu, Ruizhi; Fernandez, Carlos; Huang, Jianyu; Peng, Qiuming (ACS https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02641, 2017-08-31)
    FU, H., GE, B., XIN, Y., WU, R., FERNANDEZ, C., HUANG, J. and PENG, Q. 2017. Achieving high strength and ductility in magnesium alloys via densely hierarchical double contraction nanotwins. Nano letters [online], 17(10), pages 6117-6124. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02641
    Light-weight magnesium alloys with high strength are especially desirable for the applications in transportation, aerospace, electronic components, and implants owing to their high stiffness, abundant raw materials, and ...
  • "Citizen curation" in online discussions of Donald Trump's presidency: sharing the news on Mumsnet. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M.
    PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S. [2017]. "Citizen curation" in online discussions of Donald Trump's presidency: sharing the news on Mumsnet. Digital journalism [online], (accepted).
    In an era of fake news and concerns about "social-media bubbles," we consider how participants in online discussions on the UK parenting website Mumsnet assess the validity and potential subjectivity of news information ...
  • Private international law. 

    Hill, David (Edinburgh University Press https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-private-international-law.html, 2014-10-31)
    HILL, D. 2014. Private international law. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
    Your guide to the conflicts and harmonies between private international law and UK and Scots law EU law has greatly influenced national law in Scotland, the UK and the rest of Europe. As a result, private international law ...
  • The need for a whole life framework in electrical power system asset management and the problems with individual silo like asset management system contributions. 

    Bruiners, James (OMICS International https://doi.org/10.4172/2332-0796.1000225, 2017-05-29)
    BRUINERS, J. 2017. The need for a whole life framework in electrical power system asset management and the problems with individual silo like asset management system contributions. Journal of electrical and electronic systems [online], 6(2), article ID 225. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4172/2332-0796.1000225
    The asset management of electrical power systems both in industry and academia currently offers up a wide spectrum of engineering practices and guidance to detect, diagnose and to combat asset deterioration. In doing so ...
  • Exploring a problem-based learning approach in pharmaceutics. 

    McKenzie, Barbara; Brown, Alyson (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy5030053, 2017-09-20)
    MCKENZIE, B. and BROWN, A. 2017. Exploring a problem-based learning approach in pharmaceutics. Pharmacy [online], 5(3), article number 53. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy5030053
    Objective. The basis of this study was to explore the impact of the initiation of a Problem-Base Learning (PBL) approach within a second-year pharmaceutics degree on a Master of Pharmacy programme, introduced as a way of ...
  • Evolving ANN-based sensors for a context-aware cyber physical system of an offshore gas turbine. 

    Majdani, Farzan; Petrovski, Andrei; Doolan, Daniel C. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s12530-017-9206-8, 2017-10-27)
    MAJDANI, F., PETROVSKI, A. and DOOLAN, D. 2017. Evolving ANN-based sensors for a context-aware cyber physical system of an offshore gas turbine. Evolving systems [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12530-017-9206-8
    An adaptive multi-tiered framework, that can be utilised for designing a context-aware cyber physical system to carry out smart data acquisition and processing, while minimising the amount of necessary human intervention ...
  • Nural convective heat transfer in a walled CCPC with PV cell. 

    Li, W.; Paul, Manosh C.; Sellami, Nazmi; Mallick, Tapas Kumar; Knox, A. R. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2017.10.009, 2017-10-20)
    LI, W., PAUL, M.C., SELLAMI, N., MALLICK, T.K. and KNOX, A.R. 2017. Nural convective heat transfer in a walled CCPC with PV cell. Case studies in thermal engineering [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2017.10.009
    The free convective heat transfer phenomenon in an isolated, walled CCPC with PV cell is studied experimentally at 1000 W/m2 irradiance and 28.5 °C ambient temperature as well as 0°, 10°, 20°, 30° and 40° incidences in ...
  • Experimental evaluation of a solar window incorporating rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrators (RACPC). 

    Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Deciga-Gusi, Jose; Freier, Daria; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.402, 2017-10-17)
    RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., DECIGA-GUSI, J., FREIER, D., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2017. Experimental evaluation of a solar window incorporating rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrators (RACPC). Energy procedia [online], 130: proceedings of the 11th SNEC international photovoltaic power generation conference and exhibition (SNEC 2017), 17-20 April 2017, Shanghai, China, pages 102-107. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.402
    Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems have been proposed to make solar photovoltaic systems more attractive. These systems are not only capable of generating electricity, but can also contribute to minimise energy ...
  • Scottish healthcare students' perceptions of an interprofessional ward simulation: an exploratory descriptive study. 

    Roberts, Fiona
    ROBERTS, F. [2017]. Scottish healthcare students' perceptions of an interprofessional ward simulation: an exploratory descriptive study. Nursing and health sciences, (accepted).
    The most memorable learning occurs during placement: Simulated interprofessional learning is a logical learning opportunity to help healthcare professionals work beyond their professional silos. This qualitative study aimed ...
  • Flow noise identification using acoustic emission (AE) energy decomposition for sand monitoring in flow pipeline. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Reuben, R. L.; Steel, John A. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2017.10.016, 2017-10-18)
    DROUBI, M.G., REUBEN, R.L. and STEEL, J.I. 2018. Flow noise identification using acoustic emission (AE) energy decomposition for sand monitoring in flow pipeline. Applied acoustics [online], 131, pages 5-15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2017.10.016
    In pipelines used for petroleum production and transportation, sand particles may be present in the multi-phase flow of oil and gas and water. The Acoustic Emission (AE) measurement technique is used in the field of sand ...
  • Children's use of multiple categorisations in practice in a multicultural setting. 

    Woods, Ruth
    WOODS, R. [2017]. Children's use of multiple categorisations in practice in a multicultural setting. Children and society, (accepted).
    Little is known about whether and how children combine categories of race, ethnicity, language and religion in multicultural settings where more than one of these dimensions is salient. Ethnographic data from a multicultural ...
  • The economic cost of bereavement in Scotland. 

    Stephen, Audrey I.; Macduff, Colin; Petrie, Dennis; Tseng, Fu-Min; Schut, Henk; Skår, Silje; Corden, Anne; Birrell, John; Wang, Shaolin; Newsom, Cate; Wilson, Stewart (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2014.920435, 2015-01-28)
    STEPHEN, A.I., MACDUFF, C., PETRIE, D.J., TSENG, F.-M., SCHUT, H., SKAR, S., CORDEN, A., BIRRELL, J., WANG, S., NEWSOM, C. and WILSON, S. 2015. The economic cost of bereavement in Scotland. Death studies [online], 39(3), pages 151-157. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2014.920435
    Aspects of the socioeconomic costs of bereavement in Scotland were estimated using 3 sets of data. Spousal bereavement was associated with increased mortality and longer hospital stays, with additional annual cost of around ...
  • Talent exchange project description and evaluation. 

    Cook, Yvonne; Fulford, Heather; Marcella, Rita (Robert Gordon University, 2017-10-19)
    COOK, Y., FULFORD, H. and MARCELLA, R. 2017. Talent exchange project description and evaluation. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The 3 year Talent Exchange project, funded by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), was designed to widen and extend the pool of work related experience (WRE) opportunities available to Robert Gordon University (RGU) students; ...
  • Challenges of motivating postgraduate built environment online teaching and learning practice workgroups to adopt innovation. 

    Moore, David R.; Fisher, Toni (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/15578771.2017.1356400, 2017-09-07)
    MOORE, D. R. and FISHER, T. 2017. Challenges of motivating postgraduate built environment online teaching and learning practice workgroups to adopt innovation. International journal of construction education and research [online], 13(3), pages 225-247. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15578771.2017.1356400
    Successful implementation of teaching and learning (T&L) innovation within an e-learning context in higher education institutions involves overcoming challenges. A key component of success in this regard is the level of ...
  • Preparing the dietetic workforce of the future: developing innovative placements in social care settings. 

    Mackenzie, Myra; Newman, Evelyn (National Association of Educators in Practice https://doi.org/10.18552/ijpblhsc.v5i1.389, 2017-07-31)
    MACKENZIE, M. and NEWMAN, E. 2017. Preparing the dietetic workforce of the future: developing innovative placements in social care settings. International journal of practice-based learning in health and social care [online], 5(1), pages 65-76. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18552/ijpblhsc.v5i1.389
    Practice placements are key to the training of an allied health professional, supporting the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge, allowing the development of key skills and enculturation to a professional ...