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OpenAIR@RGU is the open access institutional repository of Robert Gordon University. It contains examples of research outputs produced by staff and research students, as well as related information about the university's funded projects and staff research interests. Further information is available in the repository policy. Any questions about submissions to the repository or problems with access to any of its content should be sent to the Publications Team at publications@rgu.ac.uk



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A qualitative investigation of the perspectives and experiences women and families living on low income in Aberdeen City associated with the introduction of the Financial Inclusion Pathway in 2019/2020. (2021)
Report
DOUGLAS, F. and MACIVER, E. 2021. A qualitative investigation of the perspectives and experiences women and families living on low income in Aberdeen City associated with the introduction of the Financial Inclusion Pathway in 2019/2020. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1764604

This research project aimed to investigate several things: 1) the lived experiences of parents/carers and mothers of infants and young children in relation to the challenges of parenting on very low incomes (including food coping strategies) in Aberd... Read More about A qualitative investigation of the perspectives and experiences women and families living on low income in Aberdeen City associated with the introduction of the Financial Inclusion Pathway in 2019/2020..

Bayesian gravitation based classification for hyperspectral images. (2022)
Journal Article
ZHANG, A., SUN, G., PAN, Z., REN, J., JIA, X., ZHANG, C., FU, H. and YAO, Y. 2022. Bayesian gravitation bases classification for hyperspectral images. IEEE transactions on geoscience and remote sensing [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2022.3203488

Integration of spectral and spatial information is extremely important for the classification of high-resolution hyperspectral images (HSIs). Gravitation describes interaction among celestial bodies which can be applied to measure similarity between... Read More about Bayesian gravitation based classification for hyperspectral images..

The role of scoping reviews in reducing research waste. (2022)
Journal Article
KHALIL, H., PETERS, M.D.J., MCINERNEY, P.A., GODFREY, C.M., ALEXANDER, L., EVANS, C., PIEPER, D., MORAES, E.B., TRICCO, A.C. MUNN, Z. and POLLOCK, D. 2022. The role of scoping reviews in reducting research waste. Journal of clinical epidemiology [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2022.09.012

Objective: Scoping reviews and evidence map methodologies are increasingly being used by researchers. The objective of this article is to examine how scoping reviews can reduce research waste. Study design and setting: This article summarises the key... Read More about The role of scoping reviews in reducing research waste..

Water taste and odor (T&O): challenges, gaps and solutions from a perspective of the WaterTOP network. (2022)
Journal Article
AKCAALAN, R., DEVESA-GARRIGA, R., DIETRICH, A., et al. 2022. Water taste and odor (T&O): challenges, gaps and solutions from a perspective of the WaterTOP network. Chemical engineering journal advances [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceja.2022.100409

Aesthetic aspects of drinking water, such as Taste and Odor (T&O), have significant effects on consumer perceptions and acceptability. Solving unpleasant water T&O episodes in water supplies is challenging, since it requires expertise and know-how in... Read More about Water taste and odor (T&O): challenges, gaps and solutions from a perspective of the WaterTOP network..

No backstage: the relentless emotional management of acute nursing through the COVID-19 pandemic. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
GRANT, A., TORRANCE, N., O'BRIEN, R., DOUGLAS, F., BALDIE, D. and KENNEDY, C. 2022. No backstage: the relentless emotional management of acute nursing through the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented at the 2022 Annual conference of the British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Study Group (BSA MedSoc 2022), 14-16 September 2022, Lancaster, UK.

The COVID-19 pandemic disordered the routine delivery of health care. We explored nurses' experiences of working in COVID and non-COVID facing roles, focusing on staff in the acute sector of one Scottish health board. The study covered the period bet... Read More about No backstage: the relentless emotional management of acute nursing through the COVID-19 pandemic..