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Disciplinarity and peripheries. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2019. Disciplinarity and peripheries. Presented at the 2nd Gray's research conference 2019: the periphery, 5 October 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

By analogy disciplines are a form of ‘centre’ and work across disciplines involves focusing on edges. Some people conceptualise disciplines to have ‘near’ and ‘far’ relations i.e. visual art is ‘near’ art history and ‘far’ from environmental modellin... Read More

A 24 month longitudinal qualitative study of women's experience of electromyography biofeedback pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and PFMT alone for urinary incontinence: adherence, outcome and context. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
BUGGE, C., HAY-SMITH, J., GRANT, A., TAYLOR, A., HAGEN, S., MCCLURG, D. and DEAN, S. 2019. A 24 month longitudinal qualitative study of women’s experience of electromyography biofeedback pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and PFMT alone for urinary incontinence: adherence, outcome and context. Presented at the 49th International Continence Society conference 2019 (ICS 2019), 3-6 September 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden. Bristol: ICS [online], abstract 473. Available from: https://www.ics.org/2019/abstract/473

Aims of study: To investigate women’s experiences of electromyography (EMG) biofeedback pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and PFMT alone for stress or mixed urinary incontinence (UI) to explain the contextual factors that influence intervention ad... Read More

A process evaluation study investigating fidelity and dose of intervention delivery and uptake of pelvic floor muscle training delivered in a randomised controlled trial. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
DEAN, S., HAY-SMITH, J., BUGGE, C., MCCLURG, D., GRANT, A., TAYLOR, A., ANDREIS, F., ELDERS, A. and HAGEN, S. 2019. A process evaluation study investigating fidelity and dose of intervention delivery and uptake of pelvic floor muscle training delivered in a randomised controlled trial. Presented at the 49th International Continence Society conference 2019 (ICS 2019), 3-6 September 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden. Bristol: ICS [online], abstract 471. Available from: https://www.ics.org/2019/abstract/471

To investigate fidelity to intervention delivery, dose and uptake in a randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing EMG biofeedback (BF) assisted pelvic floor muscle training (BF-PFMT) versus PFMT alone (PFMT), both comprising six appointments with a... Read More

Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
SAHARE, S., ASIM, T., KUBIAK, K., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. 2019. Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling. Presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.

Functional surfaces are extensively being designed for specific purposes within various industries. The inspiration for many of such surfaces has been derived from biological entities such as shark skin etc. In industry, various surfaces are created... Read More

Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ASIM, T., UBBI, K., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. 2019. Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly. Presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.

Aerodynamic drag is the most dominant resistive force to the motion of a vehicle, several methods of drag reduction have been applied over the years; these mainly include shape modification and add-on devices. A novel method to improve drag response... Read More

Visualisation of turbulent structures in a centrifugal pump's volute using large eddy simulation. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. 2019. Visualisation of turbulent structures in a centrifugal pump’s volute using large eddy simulation. Presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.

Centrifugal pumps are an integral part of process and chemical industries around the globe. The flow within vaneless volutes of centrifugal pumps is highly turbulent and three-dimensional. Conventional flow modelling techniques are usually incapable... Read More

Challenges of delivering a graduate apprenticeship. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
YOUNG, T. and ZARB, M. 2019. Challenges of delivering a graduate apprenticeship. In Proceedings of the 24th Innovation and technology in computer science education annual conference (ITiCSE 2019), 15-17 July 2019, Aberdeen, UK. New York: ACM Press [online], page 327. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3304221.3325566

Graduate Apprenticeship degree programmes look to overcome the segregation of learning and working, by integrating traditional education into the context of the work environment. This poster showcases a number of actions that were put into place to m... Read More

Incorporating on-campus days in a graduate apprenticeship. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
YOUNG, T. and ZARB, M. 2019. Incorporating on-campus days in a graduate apprenticeship. In Proceedings of the 24th Innovation and technology in computer science education annual conference (ITiCSE 2019), 15-17 July 2019, Aberdeen, UK. New York: ACM Press [online], page 328. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3304221.3325567

Graduate Apprenticeships look to overcome the segregation of learning and working by integrating traditional education into the context of the work environment. This poster looks to highlight the importance of peer interactions, specifically for Onli... Read More

Integrating real-world clients in a project management module. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ZARB, M., YOUNG, T. and BALLEW, W. 2019. Integrating real-world clients in a project management module. In Proceedings of the 24th Innovation and technology in computer science education annual conference 2019 (ITiCSE 2019), 15-17 July 2019, Aberdeen, UK. New York: ACM Press [online], pages 329. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3304221.3325559

Graduates in CS are required to have a background in project management, but often this is taught as a theoretical module, with little "real-world" relevance. A Project Management module has been redeveloped around the idea of having a real client in... Read More

Comparing apples with apples: hierarchical task analysis as a simple systems framework to improve patient safety. (2019)
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HIGNETT, S., BANERJEE, J., PICKUP, L., LANG, A., OLDFIELD, E. and VOSPER, H. 2019. Comparing apples with apples: hierarchical task analysis as a simple systems framework to improve patient safety. Presented at 2019 Healthcare ergonomics and patient safety international conference (HEPS 2019), 3-5 July 2019, Lisbon, Portugal.

Changing healthcare culture to improve patient safety is the goal of healthcare systems across the world. However the proliferation of Human Factors/Ergonomics (HFE) systems methods may be limiting the embedding of improvements as well-established me... Read More

Widening academic and student participation and engagement in Scotland's HE innovation and enterprise agenda. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
DAVIDSON, A., BREMNER, P. and PERKINS, J. 2019. Widening academic and student participation and engagement in Scotland's HE innovation and enterprise agenda. Presented at Focus on: graduate skills 2018-19; sharing practice event, 5th June 2019, Glasgow, UK. Glasgow: QAA [online]. Available from: https://www.qaa.ac.uk/d...d-enterprise-agenda.pdf

This presentation examines the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA) which are run by the Scottish Institute for Enterprise in collaboration with 3 of Scotland’s Innovation Centres, the Digital Health and Care Institute, the Data Lab and Censis.... Read More

Sustainable road freight in port cities: Aberdeen and Civitas Portis. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
HOOD, C., LAING, R., GRAY, D., BURROWS, N., DICKSON, R. and ROBINSON, A. 2019. Sustainable road freight in port cities: Aberdeen and Civitas Portis. Presented at the 2019 Scottish transport applications and research conference (2019 STAR) [online], 22 May 2019, Glasgow, UK. Available from: http://starconference.org.uk/star/2019/Hood.pdf

The CIVITAS PORTIS (PORT-cities: Innovation for Sustainability) Project is a Horizon 2020 initiative concerned with the design, demonstration and evaluation of integrated packages of sustainable mobility measures in five major port cities in Europe.... Read More

Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S. and BARBOSA, B. 2019. Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. Presented at the 2019 Learning, teaching and student experience conference of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (LTSE 2019), 14-15 May 2019, Manchester, UK.

The world is global whether we like it or not. The Fortune 500 leading global companies employ 67 million people in 34 countries. Tertiary-level teaching within this global context presents instructors with several challenges. Through easy accessibil... Read More

Effects of a freely moving maintenance device on the hydrodynamic characteristics of pipe bends. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and UBBI, K. 2019. Effects of a freely moving maintenance device on the hydrodynamic characteristics of pipe bends. Presented at the 5th eMaintenance conference 2019, 14-15 May 2019, Stockholm, Sweden.

Regular inspection and maintenance of oil and gas pipelines is crucial for safe and cost effective operation of oil and gas industry. Various techniques are practised globally for this purpose. One such technique is to insert a maintenance device wit... Read More

Comparison of operational effectiveness of a turbocharger volute. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ZALA, K., ASIM, T., BAKER, P., UBBI, K. and MISHRA, R. 2019. Comparison of operational effectiveness of a turbocharger volute. Presented at the 5th eMaintenance conference 2019, 14-15 May 2019, Stockholm, Sweden.

Centrifugal compressors are commonly used across a wide range of applications such as in the automotive industry for engine turbocharging. A turbocharger has four main components i.e. inducer, impeller, diffuser and volute. Turbocharger volutes are c... Read More

Developing students' innovation and enterprise skills through external collaboration. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
BREMNER, P. A. M., CRAWFORD, I. and GODSMAN, F. 2019. Developing students’ innovation and enterprise skills through external collaboration. Presented at the 2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

This presentation aimed to outline the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA) process from the Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE), to provide an progress update on SISA and to demonstrate the student enhancement.

Developing the student journey through collaborative professional skills enhancement sessions. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
BREMNER, P. A. M., LAING, A. and SCOTT, H. 2019. Developing the student journey through collaborative professional skills enhancement sessions. Presented at the2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

This presentation outlined the Professional Skills Enhancement programme, and how it seeks to aid the student in becoming 'work ready'. The authors highlights it's move and development into other degree programmes within the School of Creative and C... Read More

Creating and evaluating collaborative online international learning (COIL) projects. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I. 2019 Creating and evaluating collaborative online international learning (COIL) projects. Presented at the 2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

This presentation accompanied a workshop of the same name. The purpose of the workshop was to share findings and experience from a current RGU COIL project, to provide a model and set of key elements required for a COIL project, and to consider chall... Read More

Theoretical approaches in the development and evaluation of behaviour change interversions that improve clinicians' antimicrobial prescribing: a systematic review. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
TALKHAN, H., CUNNINGHAM, S., STEWART, D., ZIGLAM, H., AL HAIL, M., MCINTOSH, T., DIAB, M. and ABDULROUF, P. 2019. Theoretical approaches in the development and evaluation of behaviour change interventions that improve clinicians' antimicrobial prescribing: a systematic review. Presented at the 25th Health services research and pharmacy practice conference 2019 (HSRPP 2019): crossing cultural boundaries; optimising communications for future care, 8-9 April 2019, Birmingham, UK.

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and its threats have long been recognised. Many countries have developed antimicrobial stewardship programmes with strategies to optimise antimicrobial prescribing, minimise AMR and improve outcomes. There remains a nee... Read More

An exploration of factors influencing health managers' acceptance of eHealth services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ALSHAHRANI, A., STEWART, D. and MACLURE, K. 2019. An exploration of factors influencing health managers' acceptance of eHealth services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Presented at the 2019 Health services research and pharmacy practice conference (HSRPP 2019), 8-9 April 2019, Birmingham, UK.

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is a country with one of the largest land masses and difficult geographical terrain in the Middle East. The accessibility of advanced health services, especially for people in rural areas, has been considered one of the... Read More