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The concentration and biomagnification of trace metals and metalloids across four trophic levels in a marine food web. (2021)
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MADGETT, A.S., YATES, K., WEBSTER, L., MCKENZIE, C. and MOFFAT, C.F. 2021. The concentration and biomagnification of trace metals and metalloids across four trophic levels in a marine food web. Marine pollution bulletin [online], 173, part A, article 112929. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112929

To be able to assess progress towards “Good Environmental Status” adopted across European Member States, and by the United Kingdom through its 3-stage Marine Strategy, contaminant concentrations and their biological effects need to be assessed in env... Read More about The concentration and biomagnification of trace metals and metalloids across four trophic levels in a marine food web..

A critical review of improved deep learning methods for the remaining useful life prediction of lithium-ion batteries. (2021)
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WANG, S., JIN, S., BAI, D., FAN, Y., SHI, H. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2021. A critical review of improved deep learning methods for the remaining useful life prediction of lithium-ion batteries. Energy reports [online], 7, pages 5562-5574. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyr.2021.08.182

As widely used for secondary energy storage, lithium-ion batteries have become the core component of the power supply system and accurate remaining useful life prediction is the key to ensure its reliability. Because of the complex working characteri... Read More about A critical review of improved deep learning methods for the remaining useful life prediction of lithium-ion batteries..

A novel bias compensation recursive least square‐multiple weighted dual extended Kalman filtering method for accurate state‐of‐charge and state‐of‐health co‐estimation of lithium‐ion batteries. (2021)
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QIAO, J., WANG, S., YU, C., SHI, W. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2021. A novel bias compensation recursive least square-multiple weighted dual extended Kalman filtering method for accurate state-of-charge and state-of-health co-estimation of lithium-ion batteries. International journal of circuit theory and applications [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/cta.3115

Abstract - State-of-charge and state-of-health of power lithium-ion batteries are two important state parameters for battery management system monitoring. To accurately estimate the state-of-charge and state-of-health of in real time, the ternary lit... Read More about A novel bias compensation recursive least square‐multiple weighted dual extended Kalman filtering method for accurate state‐of‐charge and state‐of‐health co‐estimation of lithium‐ion batteries..

Comparison of UV-A photolytic and UV/TiO2 photocatalytic effects on Microcystis aeruginosa PCC7813 and four microcystin analogues: a pilot scale study. [Dataset] (2021)
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MENEZES, I., CAPELO-NETO, J., PESTANA, C.J., CLEMENTE, A., HUI, J., IRVINE, J.T.S., GUNARATNE, H.Q.N., ROBERTSON, P.K.J., EDWARDS, C., GILLANDERS, R.N., TURNBULL, G.A. and LAWTON, L.A. 2021. Comparison of UV-A photolytic and UV/TiO2 photocatalytic effects on Microcystis aeruginosa PCC7813 and four microcystin analogues: a pilot scale study. [Dataset]. Journal of environmental management [online], 298, article 113519. Available from: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479721015814#appsec1

Cyanobacterial blooms in freshwater reservoirs represent a threat to human and animal health because of the potential release of a wide variety of harmful metabolites, known collectively as cyanotoxins. Microcystins (MCs) are one of the most commonly... Read More about Comparison of UV-A photolytic and UV/TiO2 photocatalytic effects on Microcystis aeruginosa PCC7813 and four microcystin analogues: a pilot scale study. [Dataset].

Comparison of UV-A photolytic and UV/TiO2 photocatalytic effects on Microcystis aeruginosa PCC7813 and four microcystin analogues: a pilot scale study. (2021)
Journal Article
MENEZES, I., CAPELO-NETO, J., PESTANA, C.J., CLEMENTE, A., HUI, J., IRVINE, J.T.S., GUNARATNE, H.Q.N., ROBERTSON, P.K.J., EDWARDS, C., GILLANDERS, R.N., TURNBULL, G.A. and LAWTON, L.A. 2021. Comparison of UV-A photolytic and UV/TiO2 photocatalytic effects on Microcystis aeruginosa PCC7813 and four microcystin analogues: a pilot scale study. Journal of environmental management [online], 298, article 113519. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.113519

To date, the high cost of supplying UV irradiation has prevented the widespread application of UV photolysis and titanium dioxide based photocatalysis in removing undesirable organics in the water treatment sector. To overcome this problem, the use o... Read More about Comparison of UV-A photolytic and UV/TiO2 photocatalytic effects on Microcystis aeruginosa PCC7813 and four microcystin analogues: a pilot scale study..

A critical review of online battery remaining useful lifetime prediction methods. (2021)
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WANG, S., JIN, S., DENG, D. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2021. A critical review of online battery remaining useful lifetime prediction methods. Frontiers in mechanical engineering [online], 7, article 719718. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmech.2021.719718

Lithium-ion batteries play an important role in our daily lives. The prediction of the remaining service life of lithium-ion batteries has become an important issue. This article reviews the methods for predicting the remaining service life of lithiu... Read More about A critical review of online battery remaining useful lifetime prediction methods..

Biopsychosocial effects of competition preparation in natural bodybuilders. (2021)
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CHAPPELL, A.J., SIMPER, T.N., TREXLER, E.T. and HELMS, E.R. 2021. Biopsychosocial effects of competition preparation in natural bodybuilders. Journal of human kinetics [online], 79(1), pages 259-276. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2478/hukin-2021-0082

Bodybuilders are judged on the subjective visual assessment of their muscular size, proportion, and leanness. This case series tracked four drug-free bodybuilders (3 male) during the off-season, pre-competition and recovery phases. This study aimed t... Read More about Biopsychosocial effects of competition preparation in natural bodybuilders..

Developing, piloting and evaluating a medicines safety school programme to be delivered by student pharmacists. (2021)
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DEPASQUALE, C., BROWN, A., ARNOLD, A., DRUMMOND, N. and TONNA, A. [2021]. Developing, piloting and evaluating a medicines safety school programme to be delivered by student pharmacists. Currents in pharmacy teaching and learning [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2021.07.005

Introduction: This project aimed to develop content, pilot delivery, and evaluate effectiveness of an innovative Medicines Safety School Programme delivered by student pharmacists to primary school pupils. Methods: A collaborative approach between ac... Read More about Developing, piloting and evaluating a medicines safety school programme to be delivered by student pharmacists..

Selenium, as selenite, prevents adipogenesis by modulating selenoproteins gene expression and oxidative stress-related genes. (2021)
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EL-MAGD, N.F.A., BARBOSA, P.O., NICK, J., COVALERO, V., GRIGNETTI, G. and BERMANO, G. [2021]. Selenium, as selenite, prevents adipogenesis by modulating selenoproteins gene expression and oxidative stress-related genes. Nutrition [online], In Press, article 111424. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2021.111424

Objective: This study aimed to assess the effect of the micronutrient selenium, as inorganic selenite, on adipocytes differentiation and to identify underlying molecular mechanisms, while advancing understanding of basic cellular mechanisms associate... Read More about Selenium, as selenite, prevents adipogenesis by modulating selenoproteins gene expression and oxidative stress-related genes..

Experiences of key stakeholders with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). (2021)
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MICHEL, D.E., TONNA, A.P., DARTSCH, D.C. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2021. Experiences of key stakeholders with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2021.07.017

Background: Though medication reviews have shown positive patient outcomes, they are still not widely implemented in community pharmacies. Published reviews on their implementation often include several other pharmacy services, making them non-specif... Read More about Experiences of key stakeholders with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR)..

New directions and challenges in engineering biologically-enhanced biochar for biological water treatment. (2021)
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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)
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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 novel streamlined particle-unscented Kalman filtering method for the available energy prediction of lithium-ion batteries considering the time-varying temperature-current influence. (2021)
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ZHANG, L., WANG, S., ZOU, C., FAN, Y., JIN, S. and FERNANDEZ, C. [2021]. A novel streamlined particle-unscented Kalman filtering method for the available energy prediction of lithium-ion batteries considering the time-varying temperature-current influence. International journal of energy research [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/er.6930

Effective energy prediction is of great importance for the operational status monitoring of high-power lithium-ion battery packs. It should be embedded in the battery system performance evaluation, energy management, and safety protection. A new Stre... Read More about A novel streamlined particle-unscented Kalman filtering method for the available energy prediction of lithium-ion batteries considering the time-varying temperature-current influence..

Development of innovative simulation teaching for advanced general practice clinical pharmacists. (2021)
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RUSHWORTH, G.F., INNES, C., MACDONALD, A., MACDONALD, C., MCAULEY, L., MCDAVITT, A., STEWART, F. and BRUCE, R. 2021. Development of innovative simulation teaching for advanced general practice clinical pharmacists. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 43(4), pages 817-824. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-021-01305-3

Background: Advanced General Practice Clinical Pharmacists (GPCPs) are expected to manage patients by undertaking clinical assessment then make safe, competent autonomous decisions. Simulation provides a safe learning environment to develop clinical... Read More about Development of innovative simulation teaching for advanced general practice clinical pharmacists..

A novel joint support vector machine-cubature Kalman filtering method for adaptive state of charge prediction of lithium-ion batteries. (2021)
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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], 16(8), article ID 210823. 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..

An innovative protocol to select the best growth phase for astaxanthin biosynthesis in H. pluvialis. (2021)
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RADICE, R.P., FIORENTINO, R., DE LUCA, M., LIMONGI, A.R., VIVIANO, E., BERMANO, G. and MARTELLI, G. 2021. An innovative protocol to select the best growth phase for astaxanthin biosynthesis in H. pluvialis. Biotechnology reports [online], 31, article e00655. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.btre.2021.e00655

H. pluvialis is a green unicellular microalgae and it is the first producer of natural astaxanthin in the world if subjected to stress conditions such as high light, high salinity and nutrient starvation. Astaxanthin is a powerful antioxidant used in... Read More about An innovative protocol to select the best growth phase for astaxanthin biosynthesis in H. pluvialis..

High value phycotoxins from the dinoflagellate Prorocentrum. (2021)
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CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D., PRAPTIWI, R.A., LAWTON, L.A. and EDWARDS, C. 2021. High value phycotoxins from the dinoflagellate Prorocentrum. Frontiers in marine science [online], 8, article number 638739. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.638739

Marine dinoflagellates produce chemically diverse compounds, with a wide range of biological activity (antimicrobial, anticancer, treatment of neurodegenerative disease along with use as biomedical research tools). Chemical diversity is highlighted b... Read More about High value phycotoxins from the dinoflagellate Prorocentrum..

A mixed methods study of factors influencing health managers acceptance of eHealth services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (2021)
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ALSHAHRANI, A.M. 2021. A mixed methods study of factors influencing health managers acceptance of eHealth services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1446877

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is a country with one of the largest land masses and most difficult geographical terrain in the Middle East. The accessibility of advanced health services, especially for people in rural areas, has been considered on... Read More about A mixed methods study of factors influencing health managers acceptance of eHealth services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia..

An improved rainflow algorithm combined with linear criterion for the accurate li-ion battery residual life prediction. (2021)
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HUANG, J., WANG, S., XU, W., FERNANDEZ, C., FAN, Y. and CHEN, X. 2021. An improved rainflow algorithm combined with linear criterion for the accurate li-ion battery residual life prediction. International journal of electrochemical science [online], 16(7), article ID 21075. Available from: https://doi.org/10.20964/2021.07.29

Li-ion battery health assessment has been widely used in electric vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicle and other fields. In this paper, a new linear prediction method is proposed. By weakening the sensitivity of the Rainflow algorithm to the peak data,... Read More about An improved rainflow algorithm combined with linear criterion for the accurate li-ion battery residual life prediction..

A linear recursive state of power estimation method based on fusion model of voltage and state of charge limitations. (2021)
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LI, B., WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., YU, C., XIA, L. and FAN, Y. 2021. A linear recursive state of power estimation method based on fusion model of voltage and state of charge limitations. Journal of energy storage [online], 40, article ID 102583. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.102583

As the main candidate of energy storage system for electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles, lithium-ion battery has attracted extensive attention. The working characteristics of the battery under dynamic stress stimulation are complex and chan... Read More about A linear recursive state of power estimation method based on fusion model of voltage and state of charge limitations..