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Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. (2015)
Journal Article
STEPHEN, A., SHEACH LEITH, V., MACDUFF, C. and CHRISTIE, S. 2015. Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. Bereavement care [online], 34(3), pages 103-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547

When a family is grieving the loss of a member the consideration of post mortem is an additional concern. This study set out to explore how relatives are supported to give authorisation and throughout the post mortem process. Thirteen relatives with... Read More

The continuing refinement of habitual residence: R, petitioner. (2015)
Journal Article
HILL, D. 2015. The continuing refinement of habitual residence: R, petitioner. Edinburgh law review [online], 20(1), pages 82-86. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2016.0325

The past two years have provided fertile ground for judicial consideration of habitual residence as a factor connecting a person to a specific legal jurisdiction. Since September 2013, the connecting factor has been considered twice by the Court of J... Read More

Patient related factors affecting adherence to antimalarial medication in an urban estate in Ghana. (2015)
Journal Article
AMPONSAH, A.O., VOSPER, H. and MARFO, A.F.A., 2015. Patient related factors affecting adherence to antimalarial medication in an urban estate in Ghana. Malaria research and treatment [online], 2015, Article ID 452539. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/452539

Our aim was to measure the adherence to Artemisinin based Combination Therapy and to determine patient related factors that affect adherence. Three hundred (300) patients receiving ACT treatment dispensed from the community pharmacy were randomly sel... Read More

Urban planning and climate change mitigation: using virtual reality to support the design of a university master plan extension. (2015)
Book Chapter
BENNADJI, A., LAING, R. and GRAY, D. 2015. Urban planning and climate change mitigation: using virtual reality to support the design of a university master plan extension. In Silva, C.N. (ed.) Emerging issues, challenges, and opportunities in urban e-planning. Hershey, PA: IGI Global [online], chapter 10, pages 210-229. Available from https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8150-7.ch010

The aim of the research described in this chapter is to explore the use of intelligent virtual transport modelling within the context of a case study involving the development of a university estate. Through the application of visualisation technique... Read More

Right to freedom of religion: a gendered difference. (2015)
Journal Article
STUART, A. 2015. Right to freedom of religion: a gendered difference. Journal of gender and power [online], 3(1), pages 25-66. Available from: http://gender-power.amu.edu.pl/JGP_Vol_3_No_1.pdf

This article critically analyses European jurisprudence to ascertain the extent to which the right to freedom of religion has been interpreted as a right of religion to internal autonomy. It asserts that women are being denied an effective right to f... Read More

Isolation of macro-nuclear DNA from the rumen ciliate Entodinium caudatum. (2015)
Journal Article
YOUNG, K.W., THOMAS, N.A., DUVAL, S.M., NEWBOLD, J., FRIED, J., BROWN, D.S., HACKSTEIN, J.H.P., MICHALOWSKI, T. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2015. Isolation of macro-nuclear DNA from the rumen ciliate Entodinium caudatum. Endocytobiosis and cell research [online], 26, pages 50-55. Available from: https://zs.thulb.uni-je...rtal_jparticle_00355360

A method is described which allows isolation of macronuclear DNA from the rumen ciliate Entodinium caudatum. Ciliate cells were enriched from the total microbial population in the rumen of sheep with a single ciliate species present by sedimentation... Read More

Lobes on Alnus glutinosa nodules contain a single major ribo-type of Frankia. (2015)
Journal Article
MCEWAN, N.R., SNELLING, T.J., COLLINS, T., GIRDWOOD, S.E., WILKINSON, T., DOUGAL, K., JONES, D.L. and GODBOLD, D.L. 2015. Lobes on Alnus glutinosa nodules contain a single major ribo-type of Frankia. Journal of endocytobiosis and cell research [online], 26, pages 83-86. Available from: https://zs.thulb.uni-je...rtal_jparticle_00364367

This work investigated the microbial content of nodules from alders to determine how many ribotypes of Frankia were present and which, if any, other bacteria existed within nodes from the nodules. The bacterial content of alder nodules was investigat... Read More

Local heroes or village idiots? (2015)
Working Paper
BAXTER, G. 2015. Local heroes or village idiots? Press portrayal of opponents of two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. Aberdeen Business School working paper series, 8(2).

This paper examines press coverage, at the local, regional and national (i.e. Scottish) levels, of two controversial coastal developments in Northeast Scotland: the building of a North Sea gas reception terminal in the 1970s, and the current developm... Read More

Advanced and extended scope practice of radiographers: the Scottish perspective. (2015)
Journal Article
HENDERSON, I., MATHERS, S.A., MCCONNELL, J. and MINNOCH, D. 2016. Advanced and extended scope practice of radiographers: the Scottish perspective. Radiography [online], 22(2), pages 185-193. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2015.12.002

Purpose The impact of changing roles, skill mix and a shortage of consultant radiologists on the profession of diagnostic radiography is not clearly understood in Scotland although the anecdotal perspective suggests the situation in many areas does n... Read More

Subcutaneous fat patterning in athletes: selection of appropriate sites and standardisation of a novel ultrasound measurement technique: ad hoc working group on body composition, health and performance, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission. (2015)
Journal Article
MÜLLER, W., LOHMAN, T.G., STEWART, A.D., MAUGHAN, R.J., MEYER, N.L., SARDINHA, L.B., KIRIHENNEDIGE, N., REGUANT-CLOSA, A., RISOUL-SALAS, V., SUNDGOT-BORGEN, J., AHAMMER, H., ANDERHUBER, F., FÜRHAPTER-RIEGER, A., KAINZ, P., MATERNA, W., PILSL, U., PIRSTINGER, W. and ACKLAND, T.R 2016. Subcutaneous fat patterning in athletes: selection of appropriate sites and standardisation of a novel ultrasound measurement technique: ad hoc working group on body composition, health and performance, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission. British journal of sports medicine [online], 50(1), pages 45-54. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2015-095641

Background: Precise and accurate field methods for body composition analyses in athletes are needed urgently. Aim Standardisation of a novel ultrasound (US) technique for accurate and reliable measurement of subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT). Methods... Read More

Development and validation of HPLC method with fluorometric detection for quantification of bisnaphthalimidopropldiaminooctane in animal tissue following administration in polymeric nanoparticles. (2015)
Journal Article
SEGUNDO, M.A., ABREU, V.L.R.G., OSORIO, M.V., NOGUEIRA, S., KONG THOO LIN, P., CORDEIRO-DA-SILVA, A. and LIMA, S.A.C. 2016. Development and validation of HPLC method with fluorometric detection for quantification of bisnaphthalimidopropldiaminooctane in animal tissue following administration in polymeric nanoparticles. Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis [online], 120, pages 290-296. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpba.2015.12.033

A simple, sensitive and specific high-performance liquid chromatography method for the quantification of bisnaphthalimidopropyldiaminooctane (BNIPDaoct), a potent anti-Leishmania compound, incorporated into poly(d,l-lactide-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) n... Read More

Renal and bone adverse effects of a tenofovir-based regimen in the treatment of HIV-Infected children: a systematic review. (2015)
Journal Article
OKONKWO, R.I., WEIDMANN, A.E. and EFFA, E.E. 2016. Renal and bone adverse effects of a tenofovir-based regimen in the treatment of HIV-Infected children: a systematic review. Drug safety [online], 39(3), pages 209-218. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40264-015-0371-z

Introduction - Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF)-containing regimens in the treatment of HIV-infected children have safety concerns with respect to renal and bone toxicity. Objective - The aim of this study was to systematically review and critical... Read More

Yellow card reports associated with use of natural health products in children: an exploratory analysis. (2015)
Journal Article
NDU, O., STRATH, A. and DIACK, L. 2015. Yellow card reports associated with use of natural health products in children: an exploratory analysis. European journal of integrative medicine [online], 7(6), page 693. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eujim.2015.11.013

Abstract of a presentation given at the Research council for complementary medicine 2015 conference (RCCM): demonstrating the value of integrative medicine, 10 September, London, UK.

The hope of something different. (2015)
Digital Artefact
FREMANTLE, C. 2015. The hope of something different. Posted on A restless art: thinking about community and participatory art [online]. 17 December 2015. Available from: https://arestlessart.co...of-something-different/

Participatory art is a rich and diverse practice. Much of its energy comes from the creative tensions between different theories and visions, as may be seen from some of the reaction to the Turner Prize jury's choice. But art is not only intellectual... Read More

Viewing art on a tablet computer: A well-being intervention for people with dementia and their caregivers. (2015)
Journal Article
TYACK, C., CAMIC, P.M., HERON, M.J. and HULBERT, S. 2017. Viewing art on a tablet computer: A well-being intervention for people with dementia and their caregivers. Journal of applied gerontology [online], 36(7), pages 864-894. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464815617287

Art-based interventions have been shown to be beneficial for the well-being of people with dementia and their caregivers. This article explored whether such interventions can be delivered via a touchscreen tablet device displaying art images. Method:... Read More

The role of networking in the growth process of entrepreneurial family firms. (2015)
Book Chapter
DRAKOPOULOU DODD, S., ANDERSON, A. and JACK, S. 2015. The role of networking in the growth process of entrepreneurial family firms. In Randerson, K., Bettinelli, C., Dossena, G. and Fayolle, A. (eds.) Family entrepreneurship: rethinking the research agenda. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 10, pages 212-238. Available at: https://www.routledge.c...le/p/book/9781138841192

We investigate the role of networks in the growth processes of the entrepreneurial family firm. The study adds to two main stream of literature, drawing together theoretical developments from the family firm realm and networking theory, to investigat... Read More

Report on potential emerging innovative monitoring approaches, identifying potential reductions in monitoring costs and evaluation of existing long-term datasets. (2015)
Report
CULLOCH, R., BENNET, F., BALD, J., MENCHACA, I., JESSOPP, M. and SIMAS, T. 2015. Report on potential emerging innovative monitoring approaches, identifying potential reductions in monitoring costs and evaluation of existing long-term datasets. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...-Efficiencies-Final.pdf

This report highlights the potential for using emerging and innovative technologies for pre-consent surveys of key receptor groups at proposed marine renewable energy sites. The report also identifies potential reductions in cost through comparison o... Read More

Controlled periodic illumination in semiconductor photocatalysis. (2015)
Journal Article
TOKODE, O., PRABHU, R., LAWTON, L.A. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2015. Controlled periodic illumination in semiconductor photocatalysis. Journal of photochemistry and photobiology A: chemistry [online], 319-320, pages 96-106. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2015.12.002

Controlled periodic illumination is a hypothesis postulated in the early 1990s for enhancing the efficiency of semiconductor photocatalytic reactions. This technique has been proposed to improve photocatalytic efficiency by the nature of photon intro... Read More

Fuzzy ethics: or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bot. (2015)
Journal Article
HERON, M.J. and BELFORD, P. 2015. Fuzzy ethics: or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bot. ACM SIGCAS computers and society [online], 45(4), pages 4-6. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2856428.2856429

The recent death of a Volkswagen worker at the hand of a factory robot has resulted in a number of editorials and opinion pieces discussing moral responsibility and robots. In this short response piece we outline some of the wider context of this dis... Read More

Nurses' and healthcare support workers' experiences of enhanced observations and impact on their health and wellbeing. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
ADDO, M., STEPHEN, A.I. and GIBB, J. 2015. Nurses' and healthcare support workers' experiences of enhanced observations and impact on their health and wellbeing. Presented at 2015 Scottish NHS quality event, 10 December 2015, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen, UK.

What are the perspectives of nurses and health care support workers regarding their participation in enhanced observation practices in acute mental health care settings?