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It's different kinds of difficult: student experiences of COVID and lockdown. (2021)
Report
BUTLER-WARKE, A., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., WOODS, R. and TIMMINS, S. 2021. It's different kinds of difficult: student experiences of COVID and lockdown. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Since March 2020 when the first lockdown was announced, the university student experience has changed. Students have experienced isolation, boredom, financial hardship, mental health concerns, and have missed the in-person aspects of their education.... Read More about It's different kinds of difficult: student experiences of COVID and lockdown..

Student experiences of COVID and lockdown: institutional report. (2021)
Report
BUTLER-WARKE, A., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., WOODS, R. and TIMMINS, S. 2021. Student experiences of COVID and lockdown: institutional report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This report summarises key findings from a study into student experiences of university during the COVID-19 pandemic, their own responses and coping strategies, and their understanding of what universities need to do to support them. We also highligh... Read More about Student experiences of COVID and lockdown: institutional report..

Reparations and the politics of waiting in Kenya. (2021)
Journal Article
MUELLER-HIRTH, N. [2021]. Reparations and the politics of waiting in Kenya. Journal of Eastern African studies [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2021.1950749

This article examines transitional justice in Kenya, drawing on interviews and focus groups with survivors of the post-election violence of 2007–2008. Focusing particularly on the experiences of women and internally displaced persons (IDPs), it explo... Read More about Reparations and the politics of waiting in Kenya..

Information sources in patents: Stephen Adams. (2021)
Journal Article
OPPENHEIM, C. 2021. Information sources in patents: Stephen Adams. European intellectual property review [online], 43(8), pages 553. Available from: http://legalresearch.westlaw.co.uk/

This is a book review of Stephen Adams' book Information Sources in Patents. This heavyweight tome is a completely revised and updated edition of a well-established guide to patent information sources. It comprises 19 chapters plus numerous appendice... Read More about Information sources in patents: Stephen Adams..

A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs. (2021)
Journal Article
HAWEZ, H.K., SANAEE, R. and FAISAL, N.H. [2021]. A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2021.104150

Naturally fractured reservoirs have been a source of challenging issues with regard to field development, well stability, drilling, and enhanced oil recovery, as a connected fracture system can totally dominate the flow patterns. Because of the high... Read More about A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs..

New directions and challenges in engineering biologically-enhanced biochar for biological water treatment. (2021)
Journal Article
JAYAKUMAR, A., WURZER, C., SOLDATOU, S., EDWARDS, C., LAWTON, L.A. and MAŠEK, O. 2021. New directions and challenges in engineering biologically-enhanced biochar for biological water treatment. Science of the total environment [online], 796, article number 148977. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148977

Cost-effective, efficient, and sustainable water treatment solutions utilising existing materials and technology will make it easier for low and middle-income countries to adopt them, improving public health. The ability of biochar to mediate and sup... Read More about New directions and challenges in engineering biologically-enhanced biochar for biological water treatment..

Improved gray wolf particle filtering and high-fidelity second-order autoregressive equivalent modeling for intelligent state of charge prediction of lithium-ion batteries. (2021)
Journal Article
XIE, Y., WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., YU, C., FAN, Y., CAO, W. and CHEN, X. [2021]. Improved gray wolf particle filtering and high-fidelity second-order autoregressive equivalent modeling for intelligent state of charge prediction of lithium-ion batteries. International journal of energy research [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/er.7014

Abstract: The rapid development of new energy vehicles puts forward higher requirements for the lithium-ion batteries model construction, high-efficiency condition monitoring and collaborative estimation. An improved high-fidelity second-order autore... Read More about Improved gray wolf particle filtering and high-fidelity second-order autoregressive equivalent modeling for intelligent state of charge prediction of lithium-ion batteries..

A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships. (2021)
Journal Article
SMITH, S., TAYLOR-SMITH, E., FABIAN, K., ZARB, M., PATERSON, J., BARR, M. and BERG, T. [2021]. A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships. Journal of education and work [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080.2021.1946494

This mixed-method study at six universities asked degree apprentices about their trajectories into the apprenticeship, to better understand the social mobility potential of apprenticeships. The degree apprenticeship offers a route to a degree for app... Read More about A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships..

Behavioural symptoms of mental health disorder such as depression among young people using Instagram: a systematic review. (2021)
Journal Article
ADEYANJU, G.C., SOLFA, R.P., TRAN, T.L., WOHLFARTH, S., BÜTTNER, J., OSOBAJO, O.A. and OTITOJU, A. 2021. Behavioural symptoms of mental health disorder such as depression among young people using Instagram: a systematic review. Translational medicine communications [online], 6, article number 15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s41231-021-00092-3

There is a growing debate on the linkage between social networking platforms and mental health disorder, such as depressive behaviour or depression. However, the relationship between Instagram use and depression or depressive behaviour has not been e... Read More about Behavioural symptoms of mental health disorder such as depression among young people using Instagram: a systematic review..

Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film. (2021)
Journal Article
DAVIDSON, A. and REID, P.H. [2021]. Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film. Journal of documentation [online], Early Cite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2020-0157

"Fraserburgh on Film" is an online platform created for the purpose of collating digital heritage film from the communities situated in the corner of North-East Scotland. The research adopted an ethnographic approach working within the community, wit... Read More about Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film..

Android mobile malware detection using machine learning: a systematic review. (2021)
Journal Article
SENANAYAKE, J., KALUTARAGE, H. and AL-KADRI, M.O. 2021. Android mobile malware detection using machine learning: a systematic review. Electronics [online], 10(13), article 1606. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10131606

With the increasing use of mobile devices, malware attacks are rising, especially on Android phones, which account for 72.2% of the total market share. Hackers try to attack smartphones with various methods such as credential theft, surveillance, and... Read More about Android mobile malware detection using machine learning: a systematic review..

Large scale manufacturing route to metamaterial coatings using thermal spray techniques and their response to solar radiation. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
FAISAL, N.H., SELLAMI, N., VENTURI, F., HUSSAIN, T., MALLICK, T., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., BISHOP, A., UPADHYAYA, H., KATIYAR, N.K. and GOEL, S. 2021. Large scale manufacturing route to metamaterial coatings using thermal spray techniques and their response to solar radiation. [Dataset]. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1369280

Metamaterials, an artificial periodic two- or three-dimensional configuration can change propagation characteristics of electromagnetic waves (i.e., reflection, transmission, absorption). The current challenges in the field of metamaterial coatings a... Read More about Large scale manufacturing route to metamaterial coatings using thermal spray techniques and their response to solar radiation. [Dataset].

Large scale manufacturing route to metamaterial coatings using thermal spray techniques and their response to solar radiation. (2021)
Journal Article
FAISAL, N.H., SELLAMI, N., VENTURI, F., HUSSAIN, T., MALLICK, T., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., BISHOP, A., UPADHYAYA, H., KATIYAR, N.K. and GOEL, S. [2021]. Large scale manufacturing route to metamaterial coatings using thermal spray techniques and their response to solar radiation. Emergent materials [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42247-021-00252-z

Metamaterials, an artificial periodic two- or three-dimensional configuration can change propagation characteristics of electromagnetic waves (i.e., reflection, transmission, absorption). The current challenges in the field of metamaterial coatings a... Read More about Large scale manufacturing route to metamaterial coatings using thermal spray techniques and their response to solar radiation..

Fast blind deblurring of QR code images based on adaptive scale control. (2021)
Journal Article
CHEN, R., ZHENG, Z., PAN, J., YU, Y., ZHAO, H. and REN, J. [2021]. Fast blind deblurring of QR code images based on adaptive scale control. Mobile networks and applications [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11036-021-01780-y

With the development of 5G technology, the short delay requirements of commercialization and large amounts of data change our lifestyle day-to-day. In this background, this paper proposes a fast blind deblurring algorithm for QR code images, which ma... Read More about Fast blind deblurring of QR code images based on adaptive scale control..

Infrastructure development and abandonment. (2021)
Journal Article
OGUNNUSI, M., SALMAN, H. and LAING, R. 2021. Infrastructure development and abandonment. Proceedings of international structural engineering and construction [online], 8(1): proceedings of the 11th International structural engineering and construction conference 2021 (ISEC-11): interdisciplinary civil and construction engineering projects, 26-31 July 2021, Cairo, Egypt, Chapter 7.7. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14455/ISEC.2021.8(1).INF-08

The Nigerian Government is developing infrastructure guided by the United Nations (UN) call for sustainable development. However, uncompleted government infrastructure (roads, bridges, buildings, dams and others) projects litter the entire landscape... Read More about Infrastructure development and abandonment..

Well-being in liquid modernity: an annotated bibliography. (2021)
Journal Article
CROSS, K. 2021. Well-being in liquid modernity: an annotated bibliography. Fashion studies journal [online], Fashion and mental health. Available from: https://www.fashionstudiesjournal.org/fashion-mental-health-additional-resources/2021/7/1/well-being-in-liquid-modernity-an-annotated-bibliography

The studies for my PhD, titled "Comfort in Clothing: A Baumanian Critique of How Clothing Contributes to the Well-being of Women in the United Kingdom", utilized Zygmunt Bauman's concept of "liquid modernity" as a critical lens to explore the synergi... Read More about Well-being in liquid modernity: an annotated bibliography..

A novel joint support vector machine-cubature Kalman filtering method for adaptive state of charge prediction of lithium-ion batteries. (2021)
Journal Article
SONG, Q., WANG, S., XU, W., SHAO, Y. and FERNANDEZ, C. [2021]. A novel joint support vector machine-cubature Kalman filtering method for adaptive state of charge prediction of lithium-ion batteries. International journal of electrochemical science [online], Forthcoming. Available from: https://doi.org/10.20964/2021.08.26

Accurate estimation of SOC of lithium-ion batteries has always been an important work in the battery management system. However, it is often very difficult to accurately estimate the SOC of lithium-ion batteries. Therefore, a novel joint support vect... Read More about A novel joint support vector machine-cubature Kalman filtering method for adaptive state of charge prediction of lithium-ion batteries..

Educational landscapes during and after COVID-19. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
SIEGEL, A.A., ZARB, M., ALSHAIGY, B., BLANCHARD, J., CRICK, T., GLASSEY, R., HOTT, J.R., LATULIPE, C., RIEDESEL, C., SENAPATHI, M., SIMON. and WILLIAMS, D. 2021. Educational landscapes during and after COVID-19. In Proceedings of the 26th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Innovation and technology in computer science education conference 2021 (ITiCSE '21), 26 June - 1 July 2021, [virtual conference]. New York: ACM [online], pages 597-598. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3456565.3461439

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced an unprecedented global shift within higher education in the ways that we communicate with and educate students. This necessary paradigm shift has compelled educators to take a critical look at their tea... Read More about Educational landscapes during and after COVID-19..

Evaluating the learning by development action model with CS students. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
LINTILÄ, T. 2021. Evaluating the learning by development action model with CS students. In Proceedings of the 26th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Innovation and technology in computer science education conference 2021 (ITiCSE '21), 26 June - 1 July 2021, [virtual conference]. New York: ACM [online], pages 670-671. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3456565.3460020

The purpose of the study is to find out how the competence of computing students develops throughout a study module as they are exposed to a Learning by Developing (LbD) Action Model. Furthermore, their perception of the model is evaluated against ex... Read More about Evaluating the learning by development action model with CS students..

Investigating the influence of the core material on the mechanical performance of a nitinol wire wrapped helical auxetic yarn. (2021)
Journal Article
FAISAL, N.H., FOWLIE, A., CONNELL, J., MACKENZIE, S., NOBLE, R. and PRATHURU, A.K. [2021]. Investigating the influence of the core material on the mechanical performance of a nitinol wire wrapped helical auxetic yarn. Journal of strain analysis for engineering design [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/03093247211027085

Helical Auxetic Yarns (HAYs) can be used in a variety of applications, from healthcare to blast and impact resistance. This work focuses on the effect of the use of different core materials (e.g. rubber, polyurethane, polytetrafluoroethylene/teflon,... Read More about Investigating the influence of the core material on the mechanical performance of a nitinol wire wrapped helical auxetic yarn..