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Usability and security by design: a case study in research and development. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
FAILY, S., LYLE, J., FLÉCHAIS, I. and SIMPSON, A. 2015. Usability and security by design: a case study in research and development. In Proceedings of the 2015 Workshop on useable security (USEC 2015), co-located with the 2015 Network and distributed system security symposium (NDSS 2015), 8 February 2015, San Diego, USA. Reston: Internet Society [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14722/usec.2015.23012

There is ongoing interest in utilising user experiences associated with security and privacy to better inform system design and development. However, there are few studies demonstrating how, together, security and usability design techniques can help... Read More about Usability and security by design: a case study in research and development..

Digital rights management: the four perspectives of developers, distributors, users and lawyers. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
MCDONALD, N., FAILY, S., FAVALE, M. and GATZIDIS, C. 2015. Digital rights management: the four perspectives of developers, distributors, users and lawyers. In Furnell, S.M. and Clarke, N.L. (eds.) Proceedings of the 9th International symposium on human aspects of information security and assurance (HAISA 2015), 1-3 July 2015, Mytilene, Greece. Plymouth: Plymouth University, pages 276-285.

Digital Rights Management (DRM) refers to a collection of security mechanisms that are widely deployed on a number of copyright-protected digital assets. However, despite the existence of a number of studies of the technical architectures of rights m... Read More about Digital rights management: the four perspectives of developers, distributors, users and lawyers..

Ethical dilemmas and dimensions in penetration testing. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
FAILY, S., MCALANEY, J. and IACOB, C. 2015. Ethical dilemmas and dimensions in penetration testing. In Furnell, S.M. and Clarke, N.L. (eds.) Proceedings of the 9th International symposium on human aspects of information security and assurance (HAISA 2015), 1-3 July 2015, Mytilene, Greece. Plymouth: Plymouth University, pages 233-242.

Penetration testers are required to attack systems to evaluate their security, but without engaging in unethical behaviour while doing so. Despite work on hacker values and studies into security practice, there is little literature devoted to the eth... Read More about Ethical dilemmas and dimensions in penetration testing..

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. Endocytobiosis and cell research [online], 26, pages 83-86. Available from: https://zs.thulb.uni-jena.de/receive/jportal_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 about Lobes on Alnus glutinosa nodules contain a single major ribo-type of Frankia..

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-jena.de/receive/jportal_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 about Isolation of macro-nuclear DNA from the rumen ciliate Entodinium caudatum..

Generating easy and hard problems using the proximate optimality principle. [Dataset] (2015)
Dataset
MCCALL, J.A.W., CHRISTIE, L.A. and BROWNLEE, A.E.I. 2015. Generating easy and hard problems using the proximate optimality principle. [Dataset]

These data were gathered to investigate the hypothesis that coherent functions will be easy and anti-coherent functions will be hard for a hillclimber. We generated 10 coherent functions for each length on bit-strings of length 6-100 and the same num... Read More about Generating easy and hard problems using the proximate optimality principle. [Dataset].

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 about Local heroes or village idiots?.

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 about Right to freedom of religion: a gendered difference..

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 about Urban planning and climate change mitigation: using virtual reality to support the design of a university master plan extension..

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 about Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland..

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 about The continuing refinement of habitual residence: R, petitioner..

Evaluating degrees of tenant isolation in multitenancy patterns: a case study of cloud-hosted version control system (VCS). (2015)
Conference Proceeding
OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2015. Evaluating degrees of tenant isolation in multitenancy patterns: a case study of cloud-hosted version control system (VCS). In Proceedings of the 2015 International Information Society conference 2015 (i-Society 2015), 9-11 November 2015, London, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 59-66. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/i-Society.2015.7366859

One of the key concerns of implementing multitenancy (i.e., serving multiple tenants with a single instance of an application) on the cloud is how to enable the required degree of isolation between tenants, so that the required performance of one ten... Read More about Evaluating degrees of tenant isolation in multitenancy patterns: a case study of cloud-hosted version control system (VCS)..

Mitigating circumstances in cybercrime: a position paper. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
ALI, R., MCALANEY, J., FAILY, S., PHALP, K. and KATOS, V. 2015. Mitigating circumstances in cybercrime: a position paper. In Wu, Y., Min, G., Georgalas, N., Hu, J., Atzori, L., Jin, X., Jarvis, S., Liu, L. and Agüero Calvo, R. (eds.) CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICom 2015: proceedings of the 3rd International workshop on cybercrimes and emerging web environments (CEWE 2015), part of the 13th IEEE international conference on dependable, autonomic and secure computing (DASC 2015), co-located with the 15th IEEE international conference on computer and information technology (CIT 2015), the 14th IEEE international conference on ubiquitous computing and communications (IUCC 2015), and the 13th IEEE international conference on pervasive intelligence and computing (PICom 2015), 26-28 October 2015, Liverpool, UK. Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society [online], pages 1972-1976. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM.2015.292

This paper argues the need for considering mitigating circumstances in cybercrime. Mitigating circumstances are conditions which moderate the culpability of an offender of a committed offence. Our argument is based on several observations. The cybers... Read More about Mitigating circumstances in cybercrime: a position paper..

Using gamification to incentivize sustainable urban mobility. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
KAZHAMIAKIN, R., MARCONI, A., PERILLO, M., PISTORE, M., VALETTO, G., PIRAS, L., AVESANI, F. and PERRI, N. 2015. Using gamification to incentivize sustainable urban mobility. In Proceedings of 1st Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International smart cities conference 2015 (ISC2-2015), 25-28 October 2015, Guadalajara, Mexico. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 7366196. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ISC2.2015.7366196

Sustainable urban mobility is an important dimension in a Smart City, and one of the key issues for city sustainability. However, innovative and often costly mobility policies and solutions introduced by cities are liable to fail, if not combined wit... Read More about Using gamification to incentivize sustainable urban mobility..

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 about Advanced and extended scope practice of radiographers: the Scottish perspective..

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). Method... Read More about 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..

Development and validation of HPLC method with fluorometric detection for quantification of bisnaphthalimidopropyldiaminooctane in animal tissues 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 bisnaphthalimidopropyldiaminooctane in animal tissues 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 about Development and validation of HPLC method with fluorometric detection for quantification of bisnaphthalimidopropyldiaminooctane in animal tissues following administration in polymeric nanoparticles..

Implementing health policy: lessons from the Scottish Well Mens policy initiative. (2015)
Journal Article
DOUGLAS, F., VAN TEIJLINGEN, E., SMITH, C. and MOFFAT, M. 2015. Implementing health policy: lessons from the Scottish Well Mens policy initiative. AIMS public health [online], 2(4): addressing chronic disease prevention and tobacco control in the retail environment, pages 887-905. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3934/publichealth.2015.4.887

Background: Little is known about how health professionals translate national government health policy directives into action. This paper examines that process using the so-called Well Men's Services (WMS) policy initiative as a ‘real world’ case stu... Read More about Implementing health policy: lessons from the Scottish Well Mens policy initiative..

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 critically a... Read More about Renal and bone adverse effects of a tenofovir-based regimen in the treatment of HIV-Infected children: a systematic review..

Corporate social responsibility and development in South Africa: socio-economic contexts and contemporary issues. (2015)
Book Chapter
MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2016. Corporate social responsibility and development in South Africa: socio-economic contexts and contemporary issues. In Vertigans, S., Idowu, S.O. and Schmidpeter, R. (eds.) Corporate social responsibility in sub-Saharan Africa: sustainable development in its embryonic form. Cham: Springer [online], pages 51-68. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26668-8_3

This chapter will discuss historical contexts and contemporary issues in Corporate Social Responsibility in South Africa. Here, the private sector has been forced to adopt socially responsible policies that are more advanced than those in many of the... Read More about Corporate social responsibility and development in South Africa: socio-economic contexts and contemporary issues..