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The effects of alkylthio chains on the properties of symmetric liquid crystal dimers. [Dataset] (2023)
Dataset
CRUICKSHANK, E., STRACHAN, G.J., MAJEWSKA, M.M., POCIECHA, D., GORECKA, E., STOREY, J.M.D. and IMRIE, C.T. 2023. The effects of alkylthio chains on the properties of symmetric liquid crystal dimers. [Dataset]. New journal of chemistry [online], 47(15), pages 7356-7368. Available from: https://www.rsc.org/suppdata/d2/nj/d2nj06252f/d2nj06252f1.pdf

In the design of organic molecules, sulfur can be interchanged with oxygen and during the 1960s and 1970s, in particular, saw use in liquid crystals. There has been a recent resurgence of interest in sulfur containing mesogens and the inclusion of su... Read More about The effects of alkylthio chains on the properties of symmetric liquid crystal dimers. [Dataset].

The effects of alkylthio chains on the properties of symmetric liquid crystal dimers. (2023)
Journal Article
CRUICKSHANK, E., STRACHAN, G.J., MAJEWSKA, M.M., POCIECHA, D., GORECKA, E., STOREY, J.M.D. and IMRIE, C.T. 2023. The effects of alkylthio chains on the properties of symmetric liquid crystal dimers. New journal of chemistry [online], 47(15), pages 7356-7368. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/D2NJ06252F

The synthesis and characterisation of four series of symmetric liquid crystal dimers containing either alkylthio or alkyloxy terminal chains are reported. The (E,E)-[pentane-1,5-diylbis(oxy-4,1-phenylene)]bis{N-[4-(alkyloxy)phenyl]methanimine}s, mO.O... Read More about The effects of alkylthio chains on the properties of symmetric liquid crystal dimers..

A theoretical exploration of the implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programmes: perspectives of key stakeholders informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). (2023)
Presentation / Conference
HASHAD, N., STEWART, D., PERUMAL, D., ABDULRAZZAQ, N., and TONNA, A. 2023. A theoretical exploration of the implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programmes: perspectives of key stakeholders informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). Poster presented at 6th UAE International conference on antimicrobial resistance 2023 (ICAR, 2023), 17-18 March 2023, Dubai, UAE.

Despite numerous published studies about antimicrobial stewardship programme (ASP) implementation, a lack of theoretical underpinning within this research emerges. This leads to incomplete knowledge of contextual determinants impacting ASP implementa... Read More about A theoretical exploration of the implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programmes: perspectives of key stakeholders informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR)..

An improved variable forgetting factor recursive least square-double extend Kalman filtering based on global mean particle swarm optimization algorithm for collaborative state of energy and state of health estimation of lithium-ion batteries. (2023)
Journal Article
LONG, T., WANG, S., CAO, W., ZHOU, H. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2023. An improved variable forgetting factor recursive least square-double extend Kalman filtering based on global mean particle swarm optimization algorithm for collaborative state of energy and state of health estimation of lithium-ion batteries. Electrochimica acta [online], 450, article 142270. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2023.142270

Accurate assessment of SOE and SOH is a critical issue in the battery management system. This paper proposes an improved variable forgetting factor recursive least square-double extend Kalman filtering algorithm based on global mean particle swarm op... Read More about An improved variable forgetting factor recursive least square-double extend Kalman filtering based on global mean particle swarm optimization algorithm for collaborative state of energy and state of health estimation of lithium-ion batteries..

A hybrid probabilistic correction model for the state of charge estimation of lithium-ion batteries considering dynamic currents and temperatures. (2023)
Journal Article
TAKYI-ANINAKWA, P., WANG, S., ZHANG, H., YANG, X. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2023. A hybrid probabilistic correction model for the state of charge estimation of lithium-ion batteries considering dynamic currents and temperatures. Energy [online], 273, article 127231. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2023.127231

Accurately estimating the state of charge (SOC) of lithium-ion batteries by the battery management system (BMS) is crucial for safe electric vehicle (EV) operations. This paper proposes a SOC estimation method for lithium-ion batteries based on a dee... Read More about A hybrid probabilistic correction model for the state of charge estimation of lithium-ion batteries considering dynamic currents and temperatures..

Corrosion monitoring at the interface using sensors and advanced sensing materials: methods, challenges and opportunities. (2023)
Journal Article
RAJENDRAN, V., PRATHURU, A., FERNANDEZ, C. and FAISAL, N.H. 2023. Corrosion monitoring at the interface using sensors and advanced sensing materials: methods, challenges and opportunities. Corrosion engineering, science and technology [online], 58(3), pages 281-321. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1478422X.2023.2180195

Detecting and monitoring of corrosion is one of the major challenges in insulated metallic structures, or structures with one or more than one interface. This review paper aims to consolidate scattered literature on laboratory system-based corrosion... Read More about Corrosion monitoring at the interface using sensors and advanced sensing materials: methods, challenges and opportunities..

Theoretically informed implementation research in health sciences. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
TONNA, A., AKSEER, R. and HASHAD, N. 2023. Theoretically informed implementation research in health sciences. Workshop presented at the 1st HCT (Higher Colleges of Technology) International conference on advancements in health sciences 2023 (ICAHS 2023), 8-9 March 2023, Dubai, UAE.

Implementation research has been used to link the gap between evidence-based research and real practice also known as the practice gap. The use of theory to underpin such research ensures this is systematically carried out making findings more applic... Read More about Theoretically informed implementation research in health sciences..

Applying competency-based teaching and assessments with a focus on pharmacy education. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
TONNA, A. 2023. Applying competency-based teaching and assessments with a focus on pharmacy education. Presented at the 1st HCT (Higher Colleges of Technology) International conference on advancements in health sciences 2023 (ICAHS 2023), 8-9 March 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

This presentation sets out to give an introduction to competency-based learning (CBE) and assessment, an understanding of why there has been a shift to CBE and the models of competency assessment that may be used. Examples of competency frameworks us... Read More about Applying competency-based teaching and assessments with a focus on pharmacy education..

The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship implementation in UAE hospitals: an exploration informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). [ICAHS Poster] (2023)
Presentation / Conference
HASHAD, N., STEWART, D., PERUMAL, D., RAZZAQ, N.A. and TONNA, A.P. 2023. The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship implementation in UAE hospitals: an exploration informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). Poster presented at the 1st HCT (Higher Colleges of Technology) International conference on advancements in health sciences 2023 (ICAHS 2023), 8-9 March 2023, Dubai, UAE.

Despite numerous published studies about antimicrobial stewardship programme (ASP) implementation, a lack of theoretical underpinning within this research emerges. This leads to incomplete knowledge of contextual determinants impacting ASP implementa... Read More about The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship implementation in UAE hospitals: an exploration informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). [ICAHS Poster].

How to write a successful grant application: guidance provided by the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy. (2023)
Journal Article
WEIDMANN, A.E., CADOGAN, C.A., FIALOVÁ, D., HAZEN, A., HENMAN, M., LUTTERS, M., OKUYAN, B., PAUDYAL, V. and WIRTH, F. 2023. How to write a successful grant application: guidance provided by the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 45(3), pages 781-786. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-023-01543-7

Considering a rejection rate of 80–90%, the preparation of a research grant is often considered a daunting task since it is resource intensive and there is no guarantee of success, even for seasoned researchers. This commentary provides a summary of... Read More about How to write a successful grant application: guidance provided by the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy..

A novel combined estimation method for state of energy and predicted maximum available energy based on fractional-order modeling. (2023)
Journal Article
CHEN, L., WANG, S., JIANG, H. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2023. A novel combined estimation method for state of energy and predicted maximum available energy based on fractional-order modeling. Journal of energy storage [online], 62, article 106930. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2023.106930

Although accurate SOE estimation can enhance the reliability of residual energy prediction, the environmental temperature, parameter coupling, and multiple state constraints increase the difficulty of obtaining SOE accurately. A combined estimation m... Read More about A novel combined estimation method for state of energy and predicted maximum available energy based on fractional-order modeling..

Design and achievement of superfilling electroless silver deposition for micrometer trenches. (2023)
Journal Article
WANG, X., MA, W. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2023. Design and achievement of superfilling electroless silver deposition for micrometer trenches. Surface engineering and applied electrochemistry [online], 59(1), pages 15-19. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3103/S1068375523010143

Electroless silver bottom-up filling has been designed and investigated by linear sweep voltammetry. It was found that the addition of polyethylene glycol 4000 (PEG 4000) had a good inhibitory effect on the electrode reaction. Experiments showed that... Read More about Design and achievement of superfilling electroless silver deposition for micrometer trenches..

Optimized multi-hidden layer long short-term memory modeling and suboptimal fading extended Kalman filtering strategies for the synthetic state of charge estimation of lithium-ion batteries. (2023)
Journal Article
XIE, Y., WANG, S., ZHANG, G., FAN, Y., FERNANDEZ, C. and BLAABJERG, F. 2023. Optimized multi-hidden layer long short-term memory modeling and suboptimal fading extended Kalman filtering strategies for the synthetic state of charge estimation of lithium-ion batteries. Applied energy [online], 336, article 120866. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2023.120866

With the demand for high-endurance lithium-ion batteries in new energy vehicles, communication and portable devices, high energy density lithium-ion batteries have become the main research direction of the battery industry. State of Charge (SoC), as... Read More about Optimized multi-hidden layer long short-term memory modeling and suboptimal fading extended Kalman filtering strategies for the synthetic state of charge estimation of lithium-ion batteries..

Multi-time scale identification of key kinetic processes for lithium-ion batteries considering variable characteristic frequency. (2023)
Journal Article
SHI, H., WANG, S., LIANG, J., TAKYI-ANINAKWA, P., YANG, X., FERNANDEZ, C. and WANG, L. 2023. Multi-time scale identification of key kinetic processes for lithium-ion batteries considering variable characteristic frequency. Journal of energy chemistry [online], 82, pages 521-536. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jechem.2023.02.022

The electrification of vehicles puts forward higher requirements for the power management efficiency of integrated battery management systems as the primary or sole energy supply. In this paper, an efficient adaptive multi-time scale identification s... Read More about Multi-time scale identification of key kinetic processes for lithium-ion batteries considering variable characteristic frequency..

Heterogeneous Fenton's-like catalyst potentiation of hydrogen peroxide disinfection: an investigation into mechanisms of action. (2023)
Journal Article
SEWELL, S.L., OWEN, L., LAIRD, K., HUDDERSMAN, K.D. and WALSH, S.E. 2023. Heterogeneous Fenton's-like catalyst potentiation of hydrogen peroxide disinfection: an investigation into mechanisms of action. Journal of applied microbiology [online], 134(3), pages 1-9. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jambio/lxad017

This study aimed to establish the mechanisms of action (MOA) of a novel surface-functionalised polyacrylonitrile (PAN) catalyst, which was previously shown to have potent antimicrobial activity in conjunction with hydrogen peroxide (H2O2). Bactericid... Read More about Heterogeneous Fenton's-like catalyst potentiation of hydrogen peroxide disinfection: an investigation into mechanisms of action..

Facilitating implementation of medication reviews in the community pharmacy setting: an application of the implementation research logic model. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
MICHEL, D.E., TONNA, A.P., DARTSCH, D.C. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2023. Facilitating implementation of medication reviews in the community pharmacy setting: an application of the Implementation Research Logic Model. Presented at the 13th PCNE (Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe) working conference: pharmacies' new roles in pharmaceutical care: bridging research and practice, 8-11 February 2023, Hillerod, Denmark.

Previous research has identified both determinants and potential strategies to facilitate implementation of medication reviews (MR). A conceptual model which links determinants, strategies to support implementation and mechanisms of change to execute... Read More about Facilitating implementation of medication reviews in the community pharmacy setting: an application of the implementation research logic model..

On the bramble way to Mg metal anodes in secondary Mg ion batteries. (2023)
Journal Article
ZOU, G., FENG, J., ZHAO, X., WANG, J., WANG, Y., YANG, W., WEI, M., WANG, Y., LI, L., REN, L., FERNANDEZ, C. and PENG, Q. 2023. On the bramble way to Mg metal anodes in secondary Mg ion batteries. Journal of materials science and technology [online], 150, pages 175-189. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmst.2022.11.038

As a prospective alternative to lithium-ion batteries, rechargeable magnesium metal batteries (RMBs) have many unparalleled advantages, including direct use of Mg metal as the electrode; large nature abundance; intrinsically safe merits; high theoret... Read More about On the bramble way to Mg metal anodes in secondary Mg ion batteries..

Genome-guided bioprospecting for novel antibiotic lead compounds. (2023)
Thesis
AWOLOPE, O.K. 2023. Genome-guided bioprospecting for novel antibiotic lead compounds. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1987833

Antimicrobial resistance continues to pose a threat to health and wellbeing. Unmitigated, it is predicted to be the leading cause of death by 2050. Hence, the sustained development of novel antibiotics is crucial. As over 60% of licensed antibiotics... Read More about Genome-guided bioprospecting for novel antibiotic lead compounds..

Implementation frameworks for polypharmacy management within healthcare organisations: a scoping review. (2023)
Journal Article
AL BULUSHI, S., MCINTOSH, T., GRANT, A., STEWART, D. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2023. Implementation frameworks for polypharmacy management within healthcare organisations: a scoping review. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 15(2), pages 342-354. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-023-01534-8

Several guidelines support polypharmacy management in individual patients. More organisational-level focus is needed on the use of implementation frameworks. The aim of this scoping review was to characterise the peer-reviewed literature on implement... Read More about Implementation frameworks for polypharmacy management within healthcare organisations: a scoping review..

Measuring DNA modifications with the comet assay: a compendium of protocols. (2023)
Journal Article
COLLINS, A., MØLLER, P., GAJSKI, G., DUTHIE, S.J. et al. 2023. Measuring DNA modifications with the comet assay: a compendium of protocols. Nature protocols [online], 18, pages 929-989. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41596-022-00754-y

The comet assay is a versatile method to detect nuclear DNA damage in individual eukaryotic cells, from yeast to human. The types of damage detected encompass DNA strand breaks and alkali-labile sites (e.g., apurinic/apyrimidinic sites), alkylated an... Read More about Measuring DNA modifications with the comet assay: a compendium of protocols..