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Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community. (2020)
Book Chapter
MARTZOUKOU, K. 2020. Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community. In Goldstein, S. (ed.) Informed societies: why information literacy matters for citizenship, participation and democracy. London: Facet [online], chapter 10. Available from: http://www.facetpublish...?id=304226#.Xh3c_mY3aUl

This chapter offers an overview of the information needs and experiences of Syrian refugees in Scotland, drawing from data collected as part of ‘Lost in Information: Syrian new Scots’ Information Literacy Way-finding practices’, a research project wh... Read More about Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community..

Using aquablation to treat lower urinary tract symptoms in benign prostatic hyperplasia. (2020)
Journal Article
KENNEDY, C. and PATERSON, C. 2020. Using aquablation to treat lower urinary tract symptoms in benign prostatic hyperplasia. American journal of nursing [online], 120(1), page 7. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000652016.44157.19

This is a summary by the authors of a nursing care-related review of the Cochrane Review by Hwang, E.C., Jung, J.H., Borofsky, M., Kim, M.H. and Dahm, P. 2019. Aquablation of the prostate for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in men with... Read More about Using aquablation to treat lower urinary tract symptoms in benign prostatic hyperplasia..

Barriers and enablers to implementation of pressure injury prevention in hospitalized adults: a mixed methods systematic review protocol (2020)
Other
LIZARONDO, L., STERN, C., CARRIER, J., GODFREY, C., REIGER, K., SALMOND, S., APOSTOLO, J., KIRKPATRICK, P. and LOVEDAY, H. [2020]. Barriers and enablers to implementation of pressure injury prevention in hospitalized adults: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. JBI evidence synthesis [online], (accepted).

Objective: The objective of the proposed systematic review is to determine the barriers and enablers (or facilitators) to the implementation of pressure injury prevention among adults receiving care in the hospital setting. Introduction: Hospital-acq... Read More about Barriers and enablers to implementation of pressure injury prevention in hospitalized adults: a mixed methods systematic review protocol.

Genetic diversity within and between British and Irish breeds: the maternal and paternal history of native ponies. (2020)
Journal Article
WINTON, C.L., MCMAHON, R., HEGARTY, M.J., MCEWAN, N.R., DAVIES-MOREL, M.C.G., MORGAN, C. and NASH, D.M. 2020. Genetic diversity within and between British and Irish breeds: the maternal and paternal history of native ponies. Ecology and evolution [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5989

The UK and Ireland have many native pony breeds with historical and cultural importance as well as being a source of uncharacterized genetic diversity. However, there is a lack of comprehensive research investigating their genetic diversity and phylo... Read More about Genetic diversity within and between British and Irish breeds: the maternal and paternal history of native ponies..

Theoretical and experimental investigations on the combustion characteristics of three components mixed municipal solid waste. (2020)
Journal Article
LIU, X., ASIM, T., ZHU, G. and MISHRA, R. [2020]. Theoretical and experimental investigations on the combustion characteristics of three components mixed municipal solid waste. Fuel [online], (accepted).

The combustion characteristics of mixed municipal solid waste (MMSW) play a vital role in dictating the efficiency of the incineration process. At present, few studies have been reported on combustion characteristics of three components MMSW and the... Read More about Theoretical and experimental investigations on the combustion characteristics of three components mixed municipal solid waste..

UHMWPE for biomedical applications: performance and functionalization. (2020)
Journal Article
AVINASH PATIL, N., NJUGUNA, J. and KANDASUBRAMANIAN, B. 2020. UHMWPE for biomedical applications: performance and functionalization. European polymer journal [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2020.109529

According to a survey conducted by View Research, the market demand for medical grade UHMWPE has raise remarkably from 60.9 kilotons up to 204.8 kilotons during 2015-2024 valued at $1.36 billion (USD) with a compound annual growth rate of 15%. There... Read More about UHMWPE for biomedical applications: performance and functionalization..

Qualitative exploration of the acceptability of a postnatal pelvic floor muscle training intervention to prevent urinary incontinence. (2020)
Journal Article
GRANT, A. and CURRIE, S. 2020. Qualitative exploration of the acceptability of a postnatal pelvic floor muscle training intervention to prevent urinary incontinence. BMC women's health [online], 20, article ID 9. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-019-0878-z

Background: Childbirth is a major risk factor for urinary incontinence (UI). As a result, pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) is commonly recommended during and after pregnancy to prevent the onset of UI. PFMT is often classed as a physical activity... Read More about Qualitative exploration of the acceptability of a postnatal pelvic floor muscle training intervention to prevent urinary incontinence..

What have games got to do with me? (2020)
Journal Article
MCCUTCHEON, V. and BRAY, G. 2020. What have games got to do with me? Patterns [online], (accepted).

Researchers are often busy people, who are under significant time pressure and managing hefty workloads. It can therefore be a challenge for them to find the time to engage with the myriad requirements and opportunities that are relevant to what the... Read More about What have games got to do with me?.

Nutrition and physical activity recommendations for cancer survivors in Scotland: feasibility of a short course to promote behaviour change. (2020)
Journal Article
MASSON, L.F., DOUGLAS, F. and MACLURE, K. [2020]. Nutrition and physical activity recommendations for cancer survivors in Scotland: feasibility of a short course to promote behaviour change. Nutrition bulletin [online], (accepted).

More people are living for longer following a cancer diagnosis, however long-term survivors are more likely to experience chronic illnesses. Improving their diet and physical activity behaviours may increase survival and reduce the risk of cancer rec... Read More about Nutrition and physical activity recommendations for cancer survivors in Scotland: feasibility of a short course to promote behaviour change..

Unilateral permission and prescriptive acquisition: a Scottish perspective. (2020)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, C. [2020]. Unilateral permission and prescriptive acquisition: a Scottish perspective. Legal studies [online], (accepted).

Most legal systems, and certainly Scotland and England, have rules allowing a person who has possessed land without challenge, for an extended period of time, to acquire an unchallengeable right in the property. Suppose that I am in possession of som... Read More about Unilateral permission and prescriptive acquisition: a Scottish perspective..

Risk management framework for handling and storage of cargo at major ports in Malaysia towards port sustainability. (2020)
Journal Article
KADIR, Z.A., MOHAMMAD, R., OTHMAN, N., AMRIN, A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2020. Risk management framework for handling and storage of cargo at major ports in Malaysia towards port sustainability. Sustainability [online], 12(2), article ID 516. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12020516

Risk management provides an effective method for ensuring safety and preventing accidents towards achieving port sustainability. This article describes a study of the implementation of a risk management framework for handling of cargo at ports. To ac... Read More about Risk management framework for handling and storage of cargo at major ports in Malaysia towards port sustainability..

Modelling photovoltaic soiling losses through optical characterization. (2020)
Journal Article
SMESTAD G.P., GERMER, T.A., ALRASHIDI, H. FERNÁNDEZ, E.F., DEY, S., BRAHMA, H., SARMAH, N., GHOSH, A., SELLAMI, N., HASSAN, I.A.I., DESOUKY, M. KASRY, A., PESALA, B., SUNDARAM, S., ALMONACID, F., REDDY, K.S., MALLICK, T.K. and MICHELI, L. 2020. Modelling photovoltaic soiling losses through optical characterization. Scientific reports [online], 10, article ID 58. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-56868-z

The accumulation of soiling on photovoltaic (PV) modules affects PV systems worldwide. Soiling consists of mineral dust, soot particles, aerosols, pollen, fungi and/or other contaminants that deposit on the surface of PV modules. Soiling absorbs, sca... Read More about Modelling photovoltaic soiling losses through optical characterization..

The forum bar in UK extradition law: an unnecessary failure. (2020)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. and DAVIES, G. [2020]. The forum bar in UK extradition law: an unnecessary failure. Journal of criminal law [online], (accepted).

The introduction of the forum bar into UK extradition law was unnecessary. It is a failure. It was unnecessary because extant law addressed, or could have addressed, the putative mischief giving rise to it. It is a failure because it admits only limi... Read More about The forum bar in UK extradition law: an unnecessary failure..

A novel safety assurance method based on the compound equivalent modeling and iterate reduce particle‐adaptive Kalman filtering for the unmanned aerial vehicle lithium ion batteries. (2020)
Journal Article
WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., FAN, Y., FENG, J., YU, C., HUANG, K. and XIE, W. 2020. A novel safety assurance method based on the compound equivalent modeling and iterate reduce particle-adaptive Kalman filtering for the unmanned aerial vehicle lithium ion batteries. Energy science and engineering [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/ese3.606

The safety assurance is very important for the unmanned aerial vehicle lithium ion batteries, in which the state of charge estimation is the basis of its energy management and safety protection. A new equivalent modeling method is proposed for the ma... Read More about A novel safety assurance method based on the compound equivalent modeling and iterate reduce particle‐adaptive Kalman filtering for the unmanned aerial vehicle lithium ion batteries..

Black boxes and open secrets: trilogues as 'politicized diplomacy'. (2020)
Journal Article
ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. and GREENWOOD, J. [2020]. Black boxes and open secrets: trilogues as 'politicized diplomacy'. West European politics [online], (accepted).

How can we explain the puzzling contrast between formal rules of open EU lawmaking and the practice of secluded trilogues? This question, arising against growing public controversy, points to a blind spot in the scholarly agenda on trilogues, which h... Read More about Black boxes and open secrets: trilogues as 'politicized diplomacy'..

A novel energy management strategy for the ternary lithium batteries based on the dynamic equivalent circuit modeling and differential Kalman filtering under time-varying conditions. (2020)
Journal Article
WANG, S., STROE, D.-I., FERNANDEZ, C., YU, C., ZOU, C. and LI, X. 2020. A novel energy management strategy for the ternary lithium batteries based on the dynamic equivalent circuit modeling and differential Kalman filtering under time-varying conditions. Journal of power sources [online], 450, article ID 227652. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.227652

The dynamic model of the ternary lithium battery is a time-varying nonlinear system due to the polarization and diffusion effects inside the battery in its charge-discharge process. Based on the comprehensive analysis of the energy management methods... Read More about A novel energy management strategy for the ternary lithium batteries based on the dynamic equivalent circuit modeling and differential Kalman filtering under time-varying conditions..

Experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care a mixed methods systematic review protocol. (2020)
Other
STERN, C., LIZARONDO, L., CARRIER, J., GODFREY, C., RIEGER, K., SALMOND, S., APOSTOLO, J., KIRKPATRICK, P. and LOVEDAY, H. [2020]. Experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. [PROTOCOL]. JBI evidence synthesis [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-D-19-00224

Objective: To synthesize and integrate the best available evidence on the experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions (CAIs) on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care. Introduction: Canine-assisted int... Read More about Experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care a mixed methods systematic review protocol..

Contracts affected by economic sanctions: Russian and international perspectives. (2020)
Journal Article
KOTELNIKOV, A. 2020. Contracts affected by economic sanctions: Russian and international perspectives. Transnational dispute management [online], 17(1), article ID 15. Available from: www.transnational-dispute-management.com/article.asp?key=2697

Economic sanctions, particularly unilateral ones, are an increasingly popular instrument of foreign policy. Some states have extensive experience in adopting them and in resolving private disputes arising from such measures. For other countries, this... Read More about Contracts affected by economic sanctions: Russian and international perspectives..

The disrupted workplace: are the digital and group skills needs of employers being addressed by universities? (2019)
Journal Article
BREMNER, P.A.M. and LAING, A. 2019. The disrupted workplace: are the digital and group skills needs of employers being addressed by universities? Journal of learning development in higher education [online], 16: special issue of articles from the 2019 Association for Learning Development in Higher Education conference (ALDINHE 2019), 15-17 April 2019, Exeter, UK, article 535. Available from: https://journal.aldinhe.../jldhe/article/view/535

Upskilling moves quickly in today’s ‘disrupted’ workplace, and skill sets need to change to meet the needs of the digital economy (Gray, 2016), sometimes referred to as the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). Using a mixed methods approach and drawin... Read More about The disrupted workplace: are the digital and group skills needs of employers being addressed by universities?.

Do non-governmental organisations bring change or maintain the status quo in times of crisis? A case study of the Marikana massacre in South Africa. (2019)
Journal Article
LANGA, M., REBELLO, S. and HARMS SMITH, L. 2019. Do non-governmental organisations bring change or maintain the status quo in times of crisis? A case study of the Marikana massacre in South Africa. Community development journal [online], Advanced Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bsz023

This paper reflects on the Marikana massacre of August 2012, subsequent violent strikes and responses by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) as a case study, and provides an analysis about whether these interventions bring transformative change or... Read More about Do non-governmental organisations bring change or maintain the status quo in times of crisis? A case study of the Marikana massacre in South Africa..