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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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Q methodology: quantitative aspects of data analysis in a study of student nurse perceptions of dignity in care. [Case study] (2021)
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MULLEN, R.F., FLEMING, A., MCMILLAN, L. and KYDD, A. [2021]. Q methodology: quantitative aspects of data analysis in a study of student nurse perceptions of dignity in care. [Case study]. London: SAGE [online]. To be made available from: https://methods.sagepub.com/Cases

The purpose of this case is to introduce you to quantitative aspects of analysing Q methodology data; a process I found complex and challenging as a novice Q-researcher. The case is illustrated by reference to a Q methodology doctoral study, explorin... Read More about Q methodology: quantitative aspects of data analysis in a study of student nurse perceptions of dignity in care. [Case study].

Development of a clinical risk score for pain and function following total knee arthroplasty: results from the TRIO study. [Dataset] (2018)
Dataset
SHIM, J., MCLERON, D.J., HAMILTON, D., SIMPSON, H.A., BEASLEY, M. and MACFARLANE, G.J. 2018. Development of a clinical risk score for pain and function following total knee arthroplasty: results from the TRIO study. [Dataset]. Rheumatology advances in practice [online], 2(2), article rky021. Available from: https://academic.oup.com/rheumap/article/2/2/rky021/5025119#supplementary-data

Objectives: The aim was to develop and validate a simple clinical prediction model, based on easily collected preoperative information, to identify patients at high risk of pain and functional disability 6 months after total knee arthroplasty (TKA).... Read More about Development of a clinical risk score for pain and function following total knee arthroplasty: results from the TRIO study. [Dataset].

A study of gas transport mechanisms for CH4/CO2 using ceramic membranes. (2021)
Journal Article
OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. 2021. A study of gas transport mechanisms for CH4/CO2 using ceramic membranes. Crystals [online], 11(10): selected papers from 8th International conference and exhibition on advanced and nanomaterials 2021 (ICANM 2021), 9-11 August 2021, [virtual conference], article 1224. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst11101224

Greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and their effects have been a matter of global concern over the past decade. As the demand for energy grows in developing economies, there has been a challenge in harnessing and utilising sustainable forms of energy to... Read More about A study of gas transport mechanisms for CH4/CO2 using ceramic membranes..

The influence of season phase on multivariate load relationships in professional youth soccer. (2021)
Journal Article
MAUGHAN, P.C., MACFARLANE, N.G. and SWINTON, P.A. [2021]. The influence of season phase on multivariate load relationships in professional youth soccer. Journal of sports sciences [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2021.1993642

The purpose of this research was to assess the relationships between subjective and external measures of training load in professional youth footballers, whilst accounting for the effect of the stage of the season. Data for ratings of perceived exert... Read More about The influence of season phase on multivariate load relationships in professional youth soccer..

Nostocyclopeptides as new inhibitors of 20S proteasome. (2021)
Journal Article
FIDOR, A., CEKAŁA, K., WIECZERZAK, E., CEGŁOWSKA, M., KASPRZYKOWSKI, F., EDWARDS, C. and MAZUR-MARZEC, H. 2021. Nostocyclopeptides as new inhibitors of 20S proteasome. Biomolecules [online], 11(10), article 1483. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/biom11101483

Nostocyclopeptides (Ncps) are a small class of bioactive nonribosomal peptides produced solely by cyanobacteria of the genus Nostoc. In the current work, six Ncps were isolated from Nostoc edaphicum strain CCNP1411. The bioactivity of these compounds... Read More about Nostocyclopeptides as new inhibitors of 20S proteasome..