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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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E-learning and COVID-19: the Nigerian experience: challenges of teaching technical courses in tertiary institutions. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
UGOCHUKWU-IBE, I.M. and IBEKE, E. [2021]. E-learning and COVID-19: the Nigerian experience: challenges of teaching technical courses in tertiary institutions. To be presented at 4th Recent trends and applications in computer science and information technology international conference 2021 (RTA-CSIT 2021), 21-22 May 2021, (accepted).

This paper examines the challenges of teaching technical courses through e-learning in Nigerian tertiary institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. The COVID-19 pandemic has widespread after-effect on education systems all over the world, wi... Read More about E-learning and COVID-19: the Nigerian experience: challenges of teaching technical courses in tertiary institutions..

Potential for Nile red dye-based analysis of microplastics from oceanic samples. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
MICHELARAKI, M., JOSEPH, O., KARNIK, S., DEVALLA, S., MADANAN, K. and PRABHU, R. 2020. Potential for Nile red dye-based analysis of microplastics from oceanic samples. In Proceedings of the 2020 Global OCEANS: Singapore - U.S. Gulf Coast conference (Global OCEANS 2020: Singapore - U.S. Gulf Coast), 5-14 October 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9389207. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IEEECONF38699.2020.9389207

The Global production of plastics has exceeded over 300 million metric tons. Billions of tons of plastic waste that is generated gets accumulated as plastic debris in soil, sediments, oceans and surface water with no obvious strategy to tackle them.... Read More about Potential for Nile red dye-based analysis of microplastics from oceanic samples..

A multimodal corpus of simulated consultations between a patient and multiple healthcare professionals. (2021)
Journal Article
SNAITH, M., CONWAY, N., BEINEMA, T., DE FRANCO, D., PEASE, A., KANTHARAJU, R., JANIER, M., HUIZING, G., PELACHAUD, C. and OP DEN AKKER, H. [2021]. A multimodal corpus of simulated consultations between a patient and multiple healthcare professionals. Language resources and evaluation [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10579-020-09526-0

Language resources for studying doctor–patient interaction are rare, primarily due to the ethical issues related to recording real medical consultations. Rarer still are resources that involve more than one healthcare professional in consultation wit... Read More about A multimodal corpus of simulated consultations between a patient and multiple healthcare professionals..

Rational and emotional tension balances in the organization of political hunger strikes. (2021)
Journal Article
CONNOLLY, J., DOLAN, P. and VERTIGANS, S. [2021]. Rational and emotional tension balances in the organization of political hunger strikes. Sociological research online [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/13607804211003592

This paper is concerned with the relationship between the organization of political hunger strikes, rational calculations and actions and emotions. Drawing from the theoretical formulations of Norbert Elias, we examine how rational–emotional balances... Read More about Rational and emotional tension balances in the organization of political hunger strikes..

Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
GUPTA, R., BADEL, B., GUPTA, P., BUCKNALL, D.G., FLYNN, D. and PANCHOLI, K. 2021. Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. [Dataset]. ACS applied nano materials [online], 4(3), pages 2413-2422. Available from: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/suppl/10.1021/acsanm.0c02719/suppl_file/an0c02719_si_001.pdf

Prepared film sample and their testing setup is included in Section S1 of Supporting Information, TEM images of the uncoated and silica-coated BaTiO3 NPs along with the TEM images of the uncoated BaTiO3 polymer NP sample and all the polymer–NP compos... Read More about Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. [Dataset].