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Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar] (2021)
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PEDERSEN, S., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and MILLER, L. 2021. Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar]. Presented at the Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19 webinar, 7 June 2021, [virtual event]. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1357852

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a significant rise in gender-based violence and increased risks of harm for domestic-abuse survivors, due to restrictions on movement and an increase in social isolation. Gender-based violence is a major public health,... Read More about Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar].

The Scottish Innovative Student Awards: preparing students to tackle wicked problems. (2021)
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DAVIDSON, A., BREMNER, P. and PERKINS, J. 2021. The Scottish Innovative Student Awards: preparing students to tackle wicked problems. Presented at the 2021 Employability symposium: 3E's for wicked problems, 22 April 2021, virtual symposium [online]. Available from: https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/knowledge-hub/employability-symposium-2021-3es-wicked-problems

This session introduced the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA), and gave an overview of how SISA helps students to tackle wicked problems with innovation and an orientation towards transforming the future. The session also presented two case s... Read More about The Scottish Innovative Student Awards: preparing students to tackle wicked problems..

The labour process of illness work: the hard work of chronic illness in austerity. (2021)
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MACIVER, E., DOUGLAS, F. and YUILL, C. 2021. The labour process of illness work: the hard work of chronic illness in austerity. Presented at 2021 British Sociological Association (BSA) annual conference: remaking the future, 13 April 2021, [virtual conference].

This paper focuses on the invisibilised, hidden and deleted forms of work undertaken by unemployed people with long-term chronic illnesses who are in receipt of state support. We lay out what Pritlovie et al (2019) term the ‘hard work’ of being ill.... Read More about The labour process of illness work: the hard work of chronic illness in austerity..

Developing a socioecological framework of understanding to deconstruct the complex personal growth narratives of health and social care students, entering healthcare practice early during the Covid-19 pandemic. (2021)
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ADAMS, N.N., BUTLER-WARKE, A., TORRANCE, N., GRANT, A., KENNEDY, C., KYDD, A., CUNNINGHAM, S. and DOUGLAS, F. 2021. Developing a socioecological framework of understanding to deconstruct the complex personal growth narratives of health and social care students, entering healthcare practice early during the Covid-19 pandemic. Presented at 2021 British Sociological Association (BSA) annual conference: remaking the future, 13 April 2021, [virtual conference].

During the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant lockdown, UK health and social care students were offered the opportunity to become ‘early entrants’: nursing and midwifery students were asked to enter extended paid placements, while some student pharmacis... Read More about Developing a socioecological framework of understanding to deconstruct the complex personal growth narratives of health and social care students, entering healthcare practice early during the Covid-19 pandemic..

Using the theoretical domains framework to investigate clinicians’ behavioural determinants of antimicrobial prescribing in Qatar. (2021)
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TALKHAN, H., STEWART, D., MCINTOSH, T., ZIGLAM, H., ABDULROUF, P.V., AL-HAIL, M., DIAB, M. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2021. Using the theoretical domains framework to investigate clinicians’ behavioural determinants of antimicrobial prescribing in Qatar. Presented at 2021 Health services research and pharmacy practice conference (HSRPP 2021): designing healthcare: stimulating interdisciplinary and co-design for quality healthcare, 8-9 April 2021, [virtual conference].

Introduction: A recent systematic review by Talkhan et al demonstrated the need for theoretically based behaviour change interventions in this area. [1] For development of such complex interventions, emphasis should be placed on using theory to syste... Read More about Using the theoretical domains framework to investigate clinicians’ behavioural determinants of antimicrobial prescribing in Qatar..

Defining leadership: lessons from a virtual international team. (2021)
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LUCK, S. and CRAWFORD, I. 2021. Defining leadership: lessons from a virtual international team. Presented at the 8th Annual interdisciplinary symposium: a teaching and research conference for free market intellectuals and academic diversity in higher education 2021, 19 March 2021, [virtual conference].

Students who took part in this intercultural communication activity had the opportunity to interact with students from another country. It was a chance to experience another culture, similarities and differences, collaborate on a shared project using... Read More about Defining leadership: lessons from a virtual international team..

Proceedings of the 2nd Research support games day (RSGD #2). (2020)
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BRAY, G. and MCCUTCHEON, V. (eds.) 2020. Proceedings of the 2nd Research support games day (RSGD #2), 8 December 2020, [virtual event]. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1005411

Game-based learning provides a way to engage researchers on potentially complex or dry topics, in a way that is casual, interactive and effective. Many games have been developed to enable research support services to educate their researchers about v... Read More about Proceedings of the 2nd Research support games day (RSGD #2)..

Designing and owning the future. (2020)
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DAVIDSON, A. and BREMNER, P.A.M. 2020. Designing and owning the future. Workshop presented at the 5th International enhancement conference of QAA Scotland: building resilient learning communities: using evidence to support student success, 3-5 November 2020, virtual conference.

The aim of this workshop was to help conference attendees use a couple of tools and techniques developed by the Scottish Institute for Enterprise, which are intended to help students "pre-experience" their future and to foster students' career vision... Read More about Designing and owning the future..

Innovative teaching practices in developing enterprising, ethical and work ready graduates. (2020)
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DAVIDSON, A. and BREMNER, P. 2020. Innovative teaching practices in developing enterprising, ethical and work ready graduates. Presented at the Online festival of learning, teaching and student experience (LTSE 2020), 14-18 September 2020, virtual conference.

This presentation introduced attendees to the Museum of the Future methodology that allows students to design and experience the future. the presenters demonstrated how this experiential learning can help students deal with both the push of the prese... Read More about Innovative teaching practices in developing enterprising, ethical and work ready graduates..

Collaboration between universities and the Scottish Institute for Enterprise to ensure students skill sets are fit for the future. (2020)
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BREMNER, P. and MOULE, C. 2020. Collaboration between universities and the Scottish Institute for Enterprise to ensure students skill sets are fit for the future. Presented at the 2020 International entrepreneurship educators conference (IEECOnline), 9-11 September 2020, virtual conference. Available from: https://ieec.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/103-Pauline-Bremner-Chris-Moule-no-video.pdf

Keeping students' skills sets work ready is a challenge for all universities within their degree programmes. Often skills are embedded in module descriptors, hard to identify and hard for students to relate to the outside world. At Robert Gordon Univ... Read More about Collaboration between universities and the Scottish Institute for Enterprise to ensure students skill sets are fit for the future..

Students innovating and reflecting: Scottish Innovative Student Awards. (2020)
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BREMNER, P.A.M. and DAVIDSON, A. 2020. Students innovating and reflecting: Scottish Innovative Student Awards. Presented at Enhancing students' innovation and reflection skills: the SISA programme, 1 July 2020, webinar. Available from: https://www.slideshare.net/martzoukou/enhancing-students-innovation-and-reflection-skills-the-sisa-programme

This webinar was organised by OneHE Mindsets. The presentation offered an overview of the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA) programme, explaining what it involves and offering some key insights from its implementation with a number of courses... Read More about Students innovating and reflecting: Scottish Innovative Student Awards..

Collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to develop creative mindsets. (2020)
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BREMNER, P.A.M. and DAVIDSON, A. 2020. Collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to develop creative mindsets. Presented at Creative experiment in the higher education classroom, 25-26 June 2020, virtual symposium.

The three-tier Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA - https://www.sie.ac.uk/sisa/) from the Scottish Institute of Enterprise (SIE) are an awards programme that develops innovation skills in both undergraduate and postgraduate students. At the Ro... Read More about Collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to develop creative mindsets..

Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary. (2020)
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BUCHANAN, N., HARRISON, I. and CRAWFORD, I. 2020. Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary. Presented at 2020 (Robert Gordon University) RGU's annual Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2020): RGU professionals 4.0, 28 April 2020, [virtual conference].

According to Henning et al. (2018) universities in the United Kingdom are experiencing unpresented rises in incidences of reported anxiety and stress in student populations. It is likely that this has been compounded by the current pandemic. Mindfuln... Read More about Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary..

Is there a role for the pharmacist in screening for metabolic syndrome? (2020)
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MOUSTAFA, R., PRABHU, K.S., STEWART, D., RAYAN, C., ABDEL AZIZ, H., EL EDRISI, M., IZHAM, M., JOCHEBETH, A., KUTTIKRISHNAN, S., O'CONNOR, A., YOUNG, M., STEINHOFF, M., UDDIN, S. and TONNA, A. 2020. Is there a role for the pharmacist in screening for metabolic syndrome? Presented at the 25th European Association of Hospital Pharmacists congress (EAHP 2020): hospital pharmacy 5.0: the future of patient care, 25-27 March 2020, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Evidence for a pharmacist role in the screening of MetS has been shown to be effective in at risk populations. Despite migrants being an at risk group for the development of MetS, no literature has described screening of migrants by pharmacists. The... Read More about Is there a role for the pharmacist in screening for metabolic syndrome?.

The application of 3D motion analysis in surgical evaluation and training; a pilot study. (2020)
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AGOURIS, I., KOUMOULLIS, H., ATHANASOPOULOS, T. and PARSON, S. 2020. The application of 3D motion analysis in surgical evaluation and training: a pilot study. Presented at the Association of surgeons in training (ASiT) international surgical conference, 6-8th March 2020, Birmingham, UK.

Aim: To evaluate whole body, forearm, hand and surgical tool movements during various stitching tasks in experienced surgeons and final year medical students. Objectives: To determine the time required to complete each surgical task. To analyse the b... Read More about The application of 3D motion analysis in surgical evaluation and training; a pilot study..

Blockchain in construction industry: challenges and opportunities. (2020)
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HAMMA-ADAMA, M., SALMAN, H. and KOUIDER, T. 2020. Blockchain in construction industry: challenges and opportunities. To be presented at 2020 International engineering conference and exhibition (IECE 2020), 2-5 March 2020, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Construction Industry is currently evolving around the world. On the other hand, despite the technological advancement across most sectors, construction industry remains amongst laggards in digitalization. Currently, engineering business is facing te... Read More about Blockchain in construction industry: challenges and opportunities..

How sustainable is Nigeria’s effort of ending gas flaring and unlocking gas potentials: a review of the country’s anti-gas flaring legal and policy frameworks. (2020)
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MOHAMMED, J. and MOLLER, L. 2020. How sustainable is Nigeria’s effort of ending gas flaring and unlocking gas potentials: a review of the country’s anti-gas flaring legal and policy frameworks. Presented at 5th International emerging research paradigms in business and social sciences conference 2020 (ERPBSS 2020), 14-16 January 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Nigeria had recently signed a new legal framework with a primary goal of helping the country achieve its policy objective of ending gas flaring and unlocking gas potentials by the year 2020 in line with its commitment to the 2030 Sustainable Developm... Read More about How sustainable is Nigeria’s effort of ending gas flaring and unlocking gas potentials: a review of the country’s anti-gas flaring legal and policy frameworks..

Cannabidiol exerts species selective cardioprotective effects in anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity. (2019)
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BARRON, G., WAINWRIGHT, C. and WALSH, S.K. 2019. Cannabidiol exerts species selective cardioprotective effects in anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity. Presented at the 2019 Pharmacology conference, 15-17 December 2019, Edinburgh, UK.

Anthracyclines such as doxorubicin are effective chemotherapy agents, however a severe and common side effect of this treatment is anthracycline induced cardiotoxicity (AIC), which damages the heart muscle severely impacting its ability to pump and c... Read More about Cannabidiol exerts species selective cardioprotective effects in anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity..

‘Police Scotland mobile working project’: implementation and impact evaluation, and benefits realisation. (2019)
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DIACK, L., FALCONER, M., GRAHAM, W. and GALLAGHER, M. 2019. ‘Police Scotland mobile working project’: implementation and impact evaluation, and benefits realisation. Presented at the 2019 Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR) Scottish international policing conference: digital policing: ethical challenges regarding the role of technology in policing, 10 December 2019, Edinburgh, UK.

Running within the context of the ‘Digitally Enabled Policing Programme’ (DEPP), the ‘Police Scotland Mobile Working Project’ is an on-going project as part of the Police Scotland ‘Serving a Changing Scotland Strategy’. The project seeks to equip ope... Read More about ‘Police Scotland mobile working project’: implementation and impact evaluation, and benefits realisation..

The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice. [Poster] (2019)
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BELAKEHAL, A., TABET AOUL, K., BENNADJI, A. and FARHI, A. 2019. The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice. [Poster]. Presented at the 7th Zero energy mass custom home international conference 2019 (ZEMCH 2019), 26-28 November 2019, Seoul, Korea.

Architecture bridges between art and science, calling for a harmonious balance of multiple needs and complex issues. Considering that architecture is a man’s creation for men, this research explores it from the relationship of human factors in archit... Read More about The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice. [Poster].