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They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland. (2021)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. [2021]. They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland. Scottish affairs [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://www.euppublishing.com/loi/scot

This study argues that a new women's cooperative constellation has been established in Scotland around the issue of the Scottish Government's proposed reforms of the Gender Recognition Act. This constellation includes women politicians, researchers,... Read More about They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland..

'Scrounger-bashing' as national pastime: the prevalence and ferocity of anti-welfare ideology on niche-interest online forums. (2021)
Journal Article
MORRISON, J. 2021. 'Scrounger-bashing' as national pastime: the prevalence and ferocity of anti-welfare ideology on niche-interest online forums. Social semiotics [online], 31(3): political ideology in everyday social media use, pages 383-401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10350330.2021.1930859

Recent research has noted the persistence of a long continuum of “anti-welfare” discourses that are increasingly embedded in the UK news media, political communication, and popular culture (e.g. Golding and Middleton 1982. Images of Welfare: Press an... Read More about 'Scrounger-bashing' as national pastime: the prevalence and ferocity of anti-welfare ideology on niche-interest online forums..

Talk to them like they’re people: a cross-cultural comparison of teen-centred approaches in public library services. (2021)
Journal Article
ORNSTEIN, E. and REID, P.H. [2021]. Talk to them like they’re people: a cross-cultural comparison of teen-centred approaches in public library services. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09610006211020090

The aim of this research is to observe and analyse cross-cultural examples of public libraries with strong teen services, to identify key elements of practice and approach that enable these libraries’ successful and impactful interactions with teenag... Read More about Talk to them like they’re people: a cross-cultural comparison of teen-centred approaches in public library services..

Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar] (2021)
Presentation / Conference
PEDERSEN, S., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and MILLER, L. 2021. Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar]. Presented at the Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19 webinar, 7 June 2021, [virtual event]. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1357852

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a significant rise in gender-based violence and increased risks of harm for domestic-abuse survivors, due to restrictions on movement and an increase in social isolation. Gender-based violence is a major public health,... Read More about Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar].

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. In Xhina, E. and Hoxha, K. (eds.) Recent trends and applications in computer science and information technology: proceedings of 4th Recent trends and applications in computer science and information technology international conference 2021 (RTA-CSIT 2021), 21-22 May 2021 [virtual conference]. CEUR workshop proceedings, 2872. Aachen: CEUR-WS [online], pages 46-51. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2872/paper07.pdf

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..

An orchestrator for networked control systems and its application to collision avoidance in multiple mobile robots. (2021)
Journal Article
AGRAWAL, S., JAIN, S.K. and IBEKE, E. 2021. An orchestrator for networked control systems and its application to collision avoidance in multiple mobile robots. International journal of engineering systems modelling and simulation [online], 12(2/3): artificial intelligence-enabled computing system development, pages 103-110. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJESMS.2021.115531

Networked Control System (NCS) consists of controlled distributed nodes while an Orchestrator functions as a central coordinator for controlling the distributed tasks. The NCSs have challenges of coordination and right execution sequencing of operati... Read More about An orchestrator for networked control systems and its application to collision avoidance in multiple mobile robots..

The self and the supernatural. (2021)
Book Chapter
IRONSIDE, R. 2021. The self and the supernatural. In vom Lehn, D., Ruiz-Junco, N. and Gibson, W. (eds.). The Routledge international handbook of interactionism. Abindon: Routledge [online], chapter 10. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9780367227708

Supernatural experiences continue to be a feature in our everyday lives. Indeed, research suggests that over two fifths of the population in Britain have reported a supernatural experience and one-quarter of Americans claim to have felt or sensed a p... Read More about The self and the supernatural..

Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. (2021)
Report
PEDERSEN, S., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and MILLER, L. 2021. Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1346357

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a significant rise in gender-based violence and increased risks of harm for domestic-abuse survivors, due to restrictions on movement and an increase in social isolation. Gender-based violence is a major public health,... Read More about Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney..

Employer perspectives on virtual international working: essential skills for the globalised, digital workplace. (2021)
Book Chapter
CRAWFORD, I. 2021. Employer perspectives on virtual international working: essential skills for the globalised, digital workplace. In Swartz, S., Barbosa, B., Crawford, I. and Luck, S. (eds.). Developments in virtual learning environments and global workplace. Hershey, PA: IGI Global [online], pages 178-204. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-7331-0.ch010

This chapter summarises the key findings from a doctoral research project that examined employer perceptions of virtual, international working immediately before, during, and after the global pandemic took hold in Spring 2020. The purposive interview... Read More about Employer perspectives on virtual international working: essential skills for the globalised, digital workplace..

An artificial intelligence based quorum system for the improvement of the lifespan of sensor networks. (2021)
Journal Article
PONNAN, S., SARAVANAN, A.K., IWENDI, C., IBEKE, E. and SRIVASTAVA, G. 2021. An artificial intelligence based quorum system for the improvement of the lifespan of sensor networks. IEEE sensors journal [online], 21(15), pages 17373-17385. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2021.3080217

Artificial Intelligence-based Quorum systems are used to solve the energy crisis in real-time wireless sensor networks. They tend to improve the coverage, connectivity, latency, and lifespan of the networks where millions of sensor nodes need to be d... Read More about An artificial intelligence based quorum system for the improvement of the lifespan of sensor networks..

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