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Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-28. (2019)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. [2019]. Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-1928. In Cavanagh, A. and Steel, J. (eds.) Letters to the editor. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], (In Press). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26480-2

Scholars investigating those who write letters to the editor on the subject of politics agree that the typical correspondent is middle-aged or older, male, well educated, with an above-average income and frequently conservative in his politics. While... Read More

The effects of measurement error and testing frequency on the fitness fatigue model applied to resistance training: a simulation approach. (2019)
Journal Article
HEMINGWAY, B.H.S., BURGESS, K.E., ELYAN, E. and SWINTON, P.A. [2019]. The effects of measurement error and testing frequency on the fitness fatigue model applied to resistance training: a simulation approach. International journal of sports science and coaching [online], (accepted).

This study investigated the effects of measurement error and testing frequency on prediction accuracy of the standard Fitness-Fatigue Model. A simulation-based approach was used to systematically assess measurement error and frequency inputs commonly... Read More

GST-4-dependent suppression of neurodegeneration in C. elegans models of Parkinson’s and Machado-Joseph Disease by rapeseed pomace extract supplementation. (2019)
Journal Article
POHL, F., TEIXEIRA-CASTRO, A., COSTA, M.D., LINDSAY, V., FIÚZA-FERNANDES, J., GOUA, M., BERMANO, G., RUSSELL, W., MACIEL, P. and KONG THOO LIN, P. 2019. GST-4-dependent suppression of neurodegeneration in C. elegans models of Parkinson’s and Machado-Joseph Disease by rapeseed pomace extract supplementation. Frontiers in neuroscience [online], 13, article ID 1091. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2019.01091

Genetic mutations and aging-associated oxidative damage underlie the onset and progression of neurodegenerative diseases, like Parkinson’s disease (PD) and Machado-Joseph disease (MJD). Natural products derived from plants have been regarded as impor... Read More

Renewable energy for sustainable growth and development: an evaluation of law and policy of Bangladesh. (2019)
Journal Article
KARIM, M.E., KARIM, R., ISLAM, M.T., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2019. Renewable energy for sustainable growth and development: an evaluation of law and policy of Bangladesh. Sustainability [online], 11(20), article ID 5774. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su11205774

Bangladesh’s constant growth with an annual 6% plus Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for more than the last two decades and achievements in other socio-economic metrics in recent times is impressive and recognized by various global authoritative bodies.... Read More

Do non-governmental organisations bring change or maintain the status quo in times of crisis? A case study of the Marikana massacre in South Africa. (2019)
Journal Article
LANGA, M., REBELLO, S. and HARMS SMITH, L. [2019]. Do non-governmental organisations bring change or maintain the status quo in times of crisis? A case study of the Marikana massacre in South Africa. Community development journal [online], (accepted).

This paper reflects on the Marikana massacre of August 2012, subsequent violent strikes and responses by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) as a case study, and provides an analysis about whether these interventions bring transformative change or... Read More

Recent developments in graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fiber-reinforced composites. (2019)
Journal Article
KEYTE, J., PANCHOLI, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2019. Recent developments in graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fiber-reinforced composites. Frontiers in materials [online], 6, article ID 224. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmats.2019.00224

The two-dimensional macro molecule graphene and its derivatives have widely been investigated for their application as nanofiller in carbon fibre-reinforced composites (CFRC). Research has progressed from techniques that simply mix graphene as a mixi... Read More

Data stream mining: methods and challenges for handling concept drift. (2019)
Journal Article
WARES, S., ISAACS, J. and ELYAN, E. [2019]. Data stream mining: methods and challenges for handling concept drift. Machine learning [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-1433-0

Mining and analysing streaming data is crucial for many applications, and this area of research has gained extensive attention over the past decade. However, there are several inherent problems that continue to challenge the hardware and the state-of... Read More

Offshore helicopter travel: is the UK oil and gas industry failing offshore workers? (2019)
Journal Article
DOWNIE, M. and GOSLING, D. [2019]. Offshore helicopter travel: is the UK oil and gas industry failing offshore workers? New solutions: a journal of environmental and occupational health policy [online], (accepted).

UK oil and gas workers have been transported by helicopter to their workplace at offshore installations for over fifty years. During that time, there have been numerous fatal helicopter accidents. Despite calls from trade unions, families and politic... Read More

Zinc oxide nanoparticles modified-carbon paste electrode used for the electrochemical determination of Gallic acid. (2019)
Journal Article
CHIKERE, C., FAISAL, N.H., LIN, P.K.T. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2019. Zinc oxide nanoparticles modified-carbon paste electrode used for the electrochemical determination of Gallic acid. Journal of physics: conference series [online], 1310: proceedings of 2018 Applied nanotechnology and nanoscience international conference (ANNIC 2018), 22-24 October 2018, Berlin, Germany, article ID 012008. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1310/1/012008

Zinc oxide nanoparticles (nano-ZnO) was used to modify carbon paste electrode (CPE) for a fast and sensitive electrochemical determination of gallic acid (GA). The study was carried out using cyclic voltammetry (CV) and differential voltammetry (DPV)... Read More

Discussing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy with children and young people with epilepsy and their parents/carers: a mixed methods systematic review. (2019)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., KIRKPATRICK, P., BRAND, C., ROLFE, A. and FLORIDA-JAMES, S. [2019]. Discussing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy with children and young people with epilepsy and their parents/carers: a mixed methods systematic review. Seizure: European journal of epilepsy [online], (accepted).

Purpose: To synthesise the quantitative and qualitative evidence on the views and experiences of children and young people with epilepsy (CYPwE), their family members/caregivers and healthcare professionals on conversations between healthcare profess... Read More

A ward-round non-technical skills for surgery (WANTSS) taxonomy. (2019)
Journal Article
SCHUUR, K., MURRAY, K., MARAN, N., FLIN, R. and PATERSON-BROWN, S. 2019. A ward-round non-technical skills for surgery (WANTSS) taxonomy. Journal of surgical education [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2019.09.011

Background: Around half of surgical adverse events occur outside the operating room. However the majority of non-technical skills (NTS) training programs have been developed for the intra-operative environment. Ward rounds are a crucial part of extra... Read More

Disciplinarity and peripheries. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2019. Disciplinarity and peripheries. Presented at the 2nd Gray's research conference 2019: the periphery, 5 October 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

By analogy disciplines are a form of ‘centre’ and work across disciplines involves focusing on edges. Some people conceptualise disciplines to have ‘near’ and ‘far’ relations i.e. visual art is ‘near’ art history and ‘far’ from environmental modellin... Read More

Notes on a periphery. (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Notes on a periphery. Exhibition held 4-18 October 2019, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen.

An exhibition of recent photography and video work by four artists: Anne Campbell, Sapphire Goss, Lottie Davies and Eugene Schlumberger. Whilst peripheral regions have loomed large in traditional histories of art made in the British group of nations,... Read More

Exploration of elastomeric and polymeric liquid crystals with photothermal actuation: a review. (2019)
Journal Article
RASTOGI, P., NJUGUNA, J. and KANDASUBRAMANIAN, B. 2019. Exploration of elastomeric and polymeric liquid crystals with photothermal actuation: a review. European polymer journal [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2019.109287

Recent research in soft materials is an exhilarating category which has been transcending boundaries for variety of functional applications. This category also stems liquid crystals whose stimuli-responsive feature has fantasized researchers for appl... Read More

Relative body weight and standardised brightness-mode ultrasound measurement of subcutaneous fat in athletes: an international multicentre reliability study, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission. (2019)
Journal Article
MÜLLER, W., FÜRHAPTER-RIEGER, A., AHAMMER, H., LOHMAN, T.G., MEYER, N.L., SARDINHA, L.B., STEWART, A.D., MAUGHAN, R.J., SUNDGOT-BORGEN, J., MÜLLER, T., HARRIS, M., KIRIHENNEDIGE, N., MAGALHAES, J.P., MELO, X., PIRSTINGER, W., REGUANT-CLOSA, A., RISOUL-SALAS, V. and ACKLAND, T.R. 2019. Relative body weight and standardised brightness-mode ultrasound measurement of subcutaneous fat in athletes: an international multicentre reliability study, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission. Sports medicine [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-019-01192-9

Introduction: Fat is a metabolic fuel, but excess body fat is ballast mass and therefore many elite athletes reduce body fat to dangerously low levels. Uncompressed subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) thickness measured by brightness-mode ultrasound (U... Read More

Multiple fake classes GAN for data augmentation in face image dataset. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
ALI-GOMBE, A., ELYAN, E. and JAYNE, C. 2019. Multiple fake classes GAN for data augmentation in face image dataset. In Proceedings of the 2019 International joint conference on neural networks (IJCNN 2019), 14-19 July 2019, Budapest, Hungary. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8851953. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2019.8851953

Class-imbalanced datasets often contain one or more class that are under-represented in a dataset. In such a situation, learning algorithms are often biased toward the majority class instances. Therefore, some modification to the learning algorithm o... Read More

In the shadow of public opinion: the European Parliament, civil society organizations and the politicization of trilogues. (2019)
Journal Article
GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. 2019. In the shadow of public opinion: the European Parliament, civil society organizations and the politicization of trilogues. Politics and governance [online], 7(3), pages 316-326. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17645/pag.v7i3.2175

This article examines the relations between the European Parliament (EP) and civil society organizations (CSOs) in the EU’s legislative process. It focuses specifically on legislative trilogues, an informal institution bringing together the represent... Read More

Making climate information services accessible to communities: what can we learn from environmental risk communication research? (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L. [2019]. Making climate information services accessible to communities: what can we learn from environmental risk communication research? Urban climate [online], (accepted).

This paper evaluates the role of socio-cultural issues in developing climate information services that are accessible and engaging to urban communities. Two public-facing city-level climate information provision initiatives in Japan are evaluated in... Read More

Conveyancing. (2019)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, C. 2019. Conveyancing. Edinburgh law review [online], 23(3), page 457. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2019.0588

This is a book review by Craig Anderson on George L. Gretton and Kenneth G. C. Reid's 5th edition of 'Conveyancing'.