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Optimisation of a capsule transporting pipeline carrying spherical capsules. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
ASIM, T., MISHRA, R., SAQIB, M. and UBBI, K. 2011. Optimisation of a capsule transporting pipeline carrying spherical capsules. In Galar, D., Parida, A., Schunnesson, H. and Kumar, U. (eds.) Proceedings of 1st Maintenance performance measurement and management international conference (MPMM 2011), 13-15 December 2011, Luleå, Sweden. Luleå: Luleå University of Technology [online], pages 147-152. Available from: http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:994674/FULLTEXT01.pdf

Pipelines carrying fluids and slurries are very common. The third-generation pipelines carrying spherical or cylindrical capsules (hollow containers) filled with minerals or other materials including hazardous liquids are rather a new concept. These... Read More about Optimisation of a capsule transporting pipeline carrying spherical capsules..

Remediation of oily wastewater from an interceptor tank using a novel photocatalytic drum reactor. (2011)
Journal Article
SALU, O.A., ADAMS, M., ROBERTSON, P.K.J., WONG, L.S. and MCCULLAGH, C. 2011. Remediation of oily wastewater from an interceptor tank using a novel photocatalytic drum reactor. Desalination and water treatment [online], 26(1-3), pages 87-91. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5004/dwt.2011.2114

A novel photocatalytic reactor has been developed to remediate oily wastewaters. In the first instance degradation rates of model organic compounds, methylene blue (MB) and 4-chlorophenol (4-CP) were determined. The experimental set-up investigated a... Read More about Remediation of oily wastewater from an interceptor tank using a novel photocatalytic drum reactor..

Understanding student and staff perceptions of feedback in architecture. (2011)
Report
HOURIGAN, N. and MCCLEAN, D. 2011. Understanding student and staff perceptions of feedback in architecture. York: Higher Education Academy.

This report presents the results of a collaborative project between Queens University, Belfast and the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, and builds on a dialogue initiated during Session 2009-10 through which course guidance and feedback received b... Read More about Understanding student and staff perceptions of feedback in architecture..

Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting 'hidden' research. (2011)
Book Chapter
COPELAND, S. 2011. Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting 'hidden' research. In Rikowski, R. (ed.) Digitisation perspectives. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pages 103-113.

Since the 1990s an increasing number of higher education institutions and research-related organisations have been encouraging the submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format. The transition from print theses and dissertations to ETDs... Read More about Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting 'hidden' research..

Adaptive re-use and urban regeneration in Dhaka - a theoretical exploration. (2011)
Journal Article
ZAMAN, Q.M.M. 2011. Adaptive re-use and urban regeneration in Dhaka - a theoretical exploration. Open house international, 36(2), pages 45-58.

At a time, when there are world-wide calls for sustainable building design and construction focusing on building adaptation and remodeling rather than demolition and replacement, a local system of remodeling and functional adaptation has been applied... Read More about Adaptive re-use and urban regeneration in Dhaka - a theoretical exploration..

Innovation by design: a programme to support SMEs. (2011)
Journal Article
MALINS, J.P. 2011. Innovation by design: a programme to support SMEs. Swedish design journal, 2011(2), pages 25-31.

Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs)1 are generally clear on the need for innovation; however they are very often less clear on how innovation can be achieved. One possible reason for this may be because of a lack of a culture supportive of innov... Read More about Innovation by design: a programme to support SMEs..

Stigma and social welfare. (2011)
Book
SPICKER, P. 2011. Stigma and social welfare. [Self-published]

This book looks at the concept of stigma in the context of social welfare. The idea of 'social welfare' is commonly identified with the 'social services'. Both terms are regrettably unclear. 'Welfare' can be taken to mean 'relief'; a 'welfare recipie... Read More about Stigma and social welfare..

Finding the hidden gems: recommending untagged music. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
HORSBURGH, B., CRAW, S., MASSIE, S. and BOSWELL, R. 2011. Finding the hidden gems: recommending untagged music. In Proceedings of the 22nd International joint conference on artificial intelligence (IJCAI-11), 16-22 July 2011, Barcelona, Spain. Palo Alto: AAAI Press [online], pages 2256-2261. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5591/978-1-57735-516-8/IJCAI11-376

We have developed a novel hybrid representation for Music Information Retrieval. Our representation is built by incorporating audio content into the tag space in a tag-track matrix, and then learning hybrid concepts using latent semantic analysis. We... Read More about Finding the hidden gems: recommending untagged music..

Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
ATOROUGH, P., DONALDSON, B. and HARRIS, A. 2011. Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. In Proceedings of the 2011 Summer conference on advances in business-related scientific research (ABSRC Venice 2011), 1-3 June 2011, Venice, Italy. Venice: Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conferences (ABSRC).

The Internet is fast gaining popularity as a medium for undertaking various forms of research, particularly research of a quantitative and survey nature. While the benefits of undertaking such research are numerous and have been recognised in many em... Read More about Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers..

Born digital: new materialities: a survey mini-print exchange of contemporary digitally mediated printmaking. (2011)
Digital Artefact
THOMPSON, P. (ed.) 2011. Born digital: new materialities: a survey mini-print exchange of contemporary digitally mediated printmaking. [Catalogue of digital prints]

The 'Born Digital - New Materialities' print portfolio is the result of a digitally mediated open call exchange survey, examining the notion of printmaking 2.0. It is part of research examining the physical and temporal parameters of post-physical pr... Read More about Born digital: new materialities: a survey mini-print exchange of contemporary digitally mediated printmaking..

Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it? (2011)
Journal Article
MCELWEE, G., SMITH, R. and SOMERVILLE, P. 2011. Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it? International journal of rural criminology [online], 1(1), pages 40-62. Available: https://kb.osu.edu/bitstream/handle/1811/51127/IJRC_mcelwee_vol1-issue1_pp40-62.pdf

Illegal entrepreneurship in the rural is under researched and scrutinised, yet it occupies a distinctive space in entrepreneurship practice in terms of how it is construed and how it is enacted. This is a theoretical paper which provides a conceptual... Read More about Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it?.

Ecological modernisation and the development of the UK's green industrial strategy: the case of the UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme. (2011)
Thesis
AGARWAL, A. 2011. Ecological modernisation and the development of the UK's green industrial strategy: the case of the UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP) is the first industrial symbiosis (IS) network in the world to have been established at national level. Many studies have recently investigated the UK NISP, but much work remains to be done in und... Read More about Ecological modernisation and the development of the UK's green industrial strategy: the case of the UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme..

Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing. (2011)
Report
BURNETT, S., PEDERSEN, S. and SMITH, R., 2011. Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing. SIPR Research Summary. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, Scool of Social Sciences, University of Dundee [online]. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/Plugin/Publications/assets/files/Research_Summary_13.pdf

Narrative and storytelling play an important part in knowledge management in policing and criminal justice contexts. As probationary constables and young officers, officers learn the job from listening to the stories of others, and for this reason pa... Read More about Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing..

Contemporary craft and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland: what can be learned from cultural policy? (2011)
Journal Article
PEACH, A. 2011. Contemporary craft and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland: what can be learned from cultural policy? Making futures journal [online], 2: proceedings of the 2nd Making futures international research conference: the crafts as change maker in sustainability-aware cultures, 15-16 September 2011, Totnes, UK, pages 230-239. Available from: http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/media/75860/peach_andrea.pdf

Scotland benefits from a long and rich cultural heritage, which is readily associated with its material culture (Butler 2000). This heritage has, in the latter half of the twentieth century, provided economic opportunities for the craft practitioner,... Read More about Contemporary craft and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland: what can be learned from cultural policy?.

Calendar variations. (2011)
Book
COESSENS, K. and DOUGLAS, A. 2011. Calendar variations. Banchory: Woodend Barn.

This small book offers a visual and verbal reflection on the process of artistic practice and the ephemeral traces left by these. It is part of the exhibition 'Calendar Variations', held at the woodend barn, Banchory, Scotland in April 2011. It consi... Read More about Calendar variations..

Participating in the 'wrong' way? (2011)
Thesis
HOPE, C.S. 2011. Participating in the 'wrong' way? Practice based research into cultural democracy and the commissioning of art to effect social change. Birkbeck (University of London), PhD thesis.

Through this practice based research I argue that cultural democracy as a way of thinking contests dominant models of commissioning art to effect social change. A method of generative metaphor of critical distance emerges through four projects based... Read More about Participating in the 'wrong' way?.

Machine learning for improved pathological staging of prostate cancer: a performance comparison on a range of classifiers. (2011)
Journal Article
REGNIER-COUDERT, O., MCCALL, J., LOTHIAN, R., LAM, T., MCCLINTON, S. and N'DOW, J. 2012. Machine learning for improved pathological staging of prostate cancer: a performance comparison on a range of classifiers. Artificial intelligence in medicine [online], 55(1), pages 25-35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artmed.2011.11.003

Objectives: Prediction of prostate cancer pathological stage is an essential step in a patient's pathway. It determines the treatment that will be applied further. In current practice, urologists use the pathological stage predictions provided in Par... Read More about Machine learning for improved pathological staging of prostate cancer: a performance comparison on a range of classifiers..

The effects of very-low calorie diets on HDL: a review. (2011)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C. and BROOM, I. 2011. The effects of very-low calorie diets on HDL: a review. Cholesterol [online], 2011, article ID 306278. Available from: http://doi.org/10.1155/2011/306278

This paper investigates the effects of very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs) used in the treatment of obesity on high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels. Although the studies varied widely in their intervention format, duration, and baseline HDL levels, it wo... Read More about The effects of very-low calorie diets on HDL: a review..

Improving recruitment to clinical trials with a register of a million patients who agree to the use of their clinical records for research in the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE). (2011)
Journal Article
SULLIVAN, F.M., TREWEEK, S., GRANT, A., DALY, F., NICOLSON, D., MCKINSTRY, B., HANLEY, J., URE, J. and SHEIKH, A. 2011. Improving recruitment to clinical trials with a register of a million patients who agree to the use of their clinical records for research in the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE). Trials [online], 12(Supplement 1): oral and poster presentations from the 2011 Clinical trials methodology conference, 4-5 October 2011, Bristol, UK, abstract A115. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-12-S1-A115

The UK's technical ability to identify people eligible for medical research is not yet matched by a practical capability to approach them directly to ask them to consider participation in those studies. The consequence is that recruitment to research... Read More about Improving recruitment to clinical trials with a register of a million patients who agree to the use of their clinical records for research in the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE)..

Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy. (2011)
Book Chapter
HALPIN, D., BAXTER, G. and MACLEOD, I. 2012. Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy. In Halpin, D. and Jordan, G. (eds.) The scale of interest organization in democratic politics: data and research methods. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 118-140. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230359239_6

The basic premise of this book is that counting populations of organized interests is a worthwhile activity. The opening chapter - not to mention many of the contributions - provides numerous persuasive reasons. In this chapter, all this is taken for... Read More about Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy..