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An interactive decision-making model of international postgraduate student course choice. (2022)
Journal Article
MCNICHOLAS, C. and MARCELLA, R. [2022]. An interactive decision-making model of international postgraduate student course choice. Journal of marketing for higher education [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08841241.2022.2076276

This paper explores the decision-making process of international non-EU postgraduates when choosing a qualification from a UK business school and proposes a new model which reflects the iterative, cyclical and continuous nature of the process. The de... Read More about An interactive decision-making model of international postgraduate student course choice..

Introduction to information science. (2022)
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OPPENHEIM, C. [2022]. Introduction to information science. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09610006221104722

This is a review of a book by David Bawden and Lyn Robinson. The book is a second edition, the original having been first published in 2012. The book covers all the aspects of information science theory and practice that a student is likely to encoun... Read More about Introduction to information science..

Purposive and non-purposive information behaviour on Instagram. (2022)
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MARCELLA-HOOD, M. and MARCELLA, R. 2022. Purposive and non-purposive information behaviour on Instagram. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09610006221097974

User information behaviour on Instagram was explored via 274 responses to an online survey. Instagram is recognised as a powerful visual platform and consistently reports high engagement statistics across its variety of users. Research on Instagram t... Read More about Purposive and non-purposive information behaviour on Instagram..

Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero. (2022)
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BENNADJI, A., SEDDIKI, M., ALABID, J., LAING, R. and GRAY, D. 2022. Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero. Energies [online], 15(9), article 3082. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en15093082

The UK has one of the least energy-efficient housing stocks in Europe. By 2030, the emissions from UK homes need to fall by at least 24% from 1990 levels to meet the UK's ambitious goal, which is reaching net-zero emissions. The originality of this p... Read More about Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero..

Covid-19 fake news sentiment analysis. (2022)
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IWENDI, C., MOHAN, S., KHAN, S., IBEKE, E., AHMADIAN, A. and CIANO, T. 2022. COVID-19 fake news sentiment analysis. Computers and electrical engineering [online], 101, article 107967. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2022.107967

’Fake news’ refers to the misinformation presented about issues or events, such as COVID-19. Meanwhile, social media giants claimed to take COVID-19 related misinformation seriously, however, they have been ineffectual. This research uses the Informa... Read More about Covid-19 fake news sentiment analysis..

Maintaining privacy for a recommender system diagnosis using blockchain and deep learning. (2022)
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MANTEY, E.A., ZHOU, C., MANI, V., ARTHUR, J.K. and IBEKE, E. 2022. Maintaining privacy for a recommender system diagnosis using blockchain and deep learning. Human-centric computing and information science [online], (accepted).

The healthcare sector has been revolutionized by Blockchain and AI technologies. Artificial intelligence uses algorithms, recommender systems, decision-making abilities, and big data to display a patient's health records using blockchain. Healthcare... Read More about Maintaining privacy for a recommender system diagnosis using blockchain and deep learning..

An investigation into the information-seeking behaviour of professionals, working within the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector in Ireland. (2022)
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BROWNE, B. and MARTZOUKOU, K. 2022. An investigation into the information-seeking behaviour of professionals, working within the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector in Ireland. Library management [online], 43(5), pages 370-398. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-11-2021-0099

Purpose: This research aimed to investigate the information-seeking behaviour (ISB) and information needs of different professional groups within the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector in the Republic of Ireland (i.e. for what purpose information is... Read More about An investigation into the information-seeking behaviour of professionals, working within the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector in Ireland..

From the prefect's desk: Gerard van Swieten's library correspondence. (2022)
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CHLEBAK, C.A. and REID, P.H. 2022. From the prefect's desk: Gerard van Swieten's library correspondence. Library and information history [online], 38(1), pages 23-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/lih.2022.0097

This article investigates library-related documents written by Gerard van Swieten (1700–72), during his tenure as Library Prefect in the Imperial Library of Vienna (1745–72). Van Swieten's time as Library Prefect is considered through a textual analy... Read More about From the prefect's desk: Gerard van Swieten's library correspondence..

Home-based learning (HBL) in higher education post COVID: an analysis from staff and student perspectives. (2022)
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CONNON, N. and PIRIE, E. 2022. Home-based learning (HBL) in higher education post-COVID: an analysis from staff and student perspectives. Journal of innovation in polytechnic education [online], 4(1): practical innovation: beyond COVID, pages 45-50. Available from: https://jipe.ca/index.php/jipe/article/view/107/51

The purpose of this work is to analyze the impact of COVID-19 on teaching methods, focusing on the Home-Based Learning approaches (HBL) utilized at short notice to support students at the Robert Gordon University in Scotland. Building on the themes d... Read More about Home-based learning (HBL) in higher education post COVID: an analysis from staff and student perspectives..

Smart analysis of learners performance using learning analytics for improving academic progression: a case study model. (2022)
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KRISHNAN, R., NAIR, S., SAAMUEL, B.S., JUSTIN, S., IWENDI, C., BIAMBA, C. and IBEKE, E. 2022. Smart analysis of learners performance using learning analytics for improving academic progression: a case study model. Sustainability [online], 14(6), article 3378. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su14063378

In the current COVID-19 pandemic era, Learning Management Systems (LMS) are commonly used in e-learning for various learning activities in Higher Education. Learning Analytics (LA) is an emerging area of LMS, which plays a vital role in tracking and... Read More about Smart analysis of learners performance using learning analytics for improving academic progression: a case study model..

The uncanny place: a critical appraisal of popular paranormal TV shows. (2022)
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SMITH, F. and IRONSIDE, R. 2022. The uncanny place: a critical appraisal of popular paranormal TV shows. Journal of popular television [online], 10(1), pages 95-198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/jptv_00072_1

This article examines the construction of the uncanny place in reality paranormal television. Two introductory sequences from the British programme Most Haunted (2002-present) are analysed that investigate 'ordinary homes' to consider the way that pl... Read More about The uncanny place: a critical appraisal of popular paranormal TV shows..

They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland. (2022)
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PEDERSEN, S. 2022. They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland. Scottish affairs [online], 31(1), pages 1-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/scot.2022.0394

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..

Organisational development programmes and employees’ career development: the moderating role of gender. (2022)
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PINNINGTON, A., ALDABBAS, H., MIRSHAHI, F. and PIRIE, T. [2022]. Organisational development programmes and employees' career development: the moderating role of gender. Journal of workplace learning [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JWL-08-2021-0103

Purpose: This study aims to investigate the relationship between different organisational development programmes (360-degree feedback; Coaching; Job assignment; Employee assistance programmes; On-the-job training; Web-based career information; Contin... Read More about Organisational development programmes and employees’ career development: the moderating role of gender..

It's what the suffragettes would have wanted: the construction of the suffragists and suffragettes on Mumsnet. (2022)
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PEDERSEN, S. [2022]. It's what the suffragettes would have wanted: the construction of the suffragists and suffragettes on Mumsnet. Feminist media studies [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2022.2032788

The image of the historical campaign for votes for women is continually reinvigorated and reinvested with meaning by later feminists. An investigation into the ways in which the campaign is framed on the UK online parenting forum Mumsnet demonstrates... Read More about It's what the suffragettes would have wanted: the construction of the suffragists and suffragettes on Mumsnet..

Saying the unsayable: the online expression of mothers' anger during a pandemic. (2022)
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PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S. 2022. Saying the unsayable: the online expression of mothers' anger during a pandemic. Feminism and psychology [online], 32(2), pages 246-264. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09593535221074131

This article investigates key triggers for mothers' anger during the COVID-19 pandemic and some of the positive and negative consequences of its expression online. It uses the UK online parenting forum Mumsnet as a research context and source of data... Read More about Saying the unsayable: the online expression of mothers' anger during a pandemic..

Reframing recycling behaviour through consumers' perceptions: an exploratory investigation. (2021)
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OKE, A., MCDONALD, S., KOROBILIS-MAGAS, E., OSOBAJO, O.A. and AWUZIE, B.O. 2021. Reframing recycling behaviour through consumers' perceptions: an exploratory investigation. Sustainability [online], 13(24), article number 13849. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su132413849

Despite the increasing awareness of the consequences of waste, there is no consensus on how and why consumers engage in recycling, making it challenging to design behavioural interventions that might promote recycling, especially in organisational se... Read More about Reframing recycling behaviour through consumers' perceptions: an exploratory investigation..

An optimized machine learning and big data approach to crime detection. (2021)
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PALANIVINAYAGAM, A., GOPAL, S.S., BHATTACHARYA, S., ANUMBE, N., IBEKE, E. and BIAMBA, C. 2021. An optimized machine learning and big data approach to crime detection. Wireless communications and mobile computing [online], 2021, article ID 5291528. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/5291528

Crime detection is one of the most important research applications in machine learning. Identifying and reducing crime rates is crucial to developing a healthy society. Big Data techniques are applied to collect and analyse data: determine the requir... Read More about An optimized machine learning and big data approach to crime detection..

Demystifying the complexity and heterogeneity of recycling behavior in organizational settings: a mixed-methods approach. (2021)
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OKE, A., MCDONALD, S. and KOROBILIS-MAGAS, E. 2021. Demystifying the complexity and heterogeneity of recycling behavior in organizational settings: a mixed-methods approach. Waste management [online], 136, pages 337-347. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2021.10.020

Research on recycling has advanced across different disciplines, although the current knowledge about recycling behaviors at the corporate level remains elusive. While most studies on recycling are focused on households, there is no indication that p... Read More about Demystifying the complexity and heterogeneity of recycling behavior in organizational settings: a mixed-methods approach..

Recurrent neural network and reinforcement learning model for COVID-19 prediction. (2021)
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KUMAR, R.L., KHAN, F., DIN, S., BAND, S.S., MOSAVI, A. and IBEKE, E. 2021. Recurrent neural network and reinforcement learning model for COVID-19 prediction. Frontiers in public health [online], 9, article 744100. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.744100

Detection and prediction of the novel Coronavirus present new challenges for the medical research community due to its widespread across the globe. Methods driven by Artificial Intelligence can help predict specific parameters, hazards, and outcomes... Read More about Recurrent neural network and reinforcement learning model for COVID-19 prediction..

Harris Tweed: a glocal case study. (2021)
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CROSS, K., STEED, J. and JIANG, Y. 2021. Harris Tweed: a global case study. Fashion, style and popular culture [online], 8(4), pages 475-494. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/fspc_00102_1

Fast and effectively disposable fashion has seen clothing reduced to transient items, worn for a short period of time then discarded. This has pushed down prices, moving textile and clothing production to low-cost labour countries and decimating the... Read More about Harris Tweed: a glocal case study..