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What is citizen journalism? A critical analysis from the perspective of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation. (2016)
Thesis
RAI, N. 2016. What is citizen journalism? A critical analysis from the perspective of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

With the rise of internet literacy across the world, men and women on the street are increasingly participating in the news media more than ever before. Early speculations about the influence of citizen journalism imbued the practice with an almost m... Read More

Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. (2016)
Journal Article
TODD, N. and EZEANI, E.C. 2016. Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. Juridical review [online], 4, pages 315-336. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk

Escalating costs in UK statutory adjudications under the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act (HGCRA)1996 have restricted the use of the procedure by some of the very parties whose interests the legislation was set up to protect. This pape... Read More

RiCORE: risk-based consenting for offshore renewables. (2016)
Other
RiCORE. 2016. RiCORE: risk-based consenting for offshore renewables. [Project summary]

The RiCORE project has been charged with promoting a risk-based approach to the consenting of offshore renewable energy. The cost and time taken to conduct environmental impact assessment remains one of the key barriers to the deployment of offshore... Read More

Critical art in contemporary Macedonia. (2016)
Book
BLACKWOOD, J. 2016. Critical art in contemporary Macedonia. Skopje: Mala Galerija.

This book is the first in-depth study, in English, of contemporary art in Macedonia. Featuring a critical introduction, and over twenty interviews with contemporary artists, cultural workers, curators and writers, this book offers space for a range o... Read More

Sciatica caused by disc herniation: why is chymopapain chemonucleolysis denied to our patients? (2016)
Journal Article
WARDLAW, D. 2017. Sciatica caused by disc herniation: why is chymopapain chemonucleolysis denied to our patients? International journal of spine surgery [online], 10, Article No. 44. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14444/3044

Background - This study was undertaken to assess the long term outcome on the quality of life of patients with sciatica following treatment with chemonucleolysis, and to assess the complications. Methods - This is a retrospective review carried out i... Read More

Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. (2016)
Journal Article
ARMSTRONG, M., BROWN, A., CRABB, M., HUGHES, C., JONES, R. and SANDFORD, J. 2016. Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. SMPTE motion imaging journal [online], 125(9), pages 33-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5594/JMI.2016.2614919

Audiences are increasingly using services, such as video on demand and the Web, to watch television programs. Broadcasters need to make subtitles available across all these new platforms. These platforms also create new design opportunities for subti... Read More

The continuing tension between human rights and extradition. (2016)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. 2016. The continuing tension between human rights and extradition. Scots law times [online], 40, pages 211-214. Available from: http://login.westlaw.co.uk

Examines the High Court of Justiciary ruling in Dean (Zain Taj) v Lord Advocate refusing leave to appeal a High Court decision to allow an appeal by a British national under the Extradition Act 2003 s.103 against the Scottish Ministers' decision to o... Read More

The legality and propriety of the trials of Abu Hamza. (2016)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. 2016. The legality and propriety of the trials of Abu Hamza. Bergen journal of criminal law and criminal justice [online], 4(2), pages 196-219. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15845/bjclcj.v4i2.1066

Abu Hamza is serving a life sentence in an American prison, having been convicted of terrorist offences in 2014. He was previously imprisoned in the United Kingdom. Two central questions arise from his case; whether the UK and US acted lawfully under... Read More

Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model. (2016)
Journal Article
CUNNINGHAM, J., SEAMAN, C. and MCGUIRE, D. 2017. Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model. Family business review [online], 30(2), pages 160-181. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0894486516682667

Small family firms have many unique relational qualities with implications for how knowledge is passed between individuals. Extant literature posits leadership approach as important in explaining differences in knowledge-sharing climate from one firm... Read More

Multicompartment compliance aids in the community: the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications. (2016)
Journal Article
COUNTER, D., STEWART, D., MACLEOD, J. and MCLAY, J.S. 2017. Multicompartment compliance aids in the community: the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications. British journal of clinical pharmacology [online], 83(7), pages 1515-1520. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13220

The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) use in a population of community-based multicompartment compliance aid (MCA) users in north-east Scotland. The research recorded data for MCAs dispense... Read More

Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. (2016)
Journal Article
WADDELL, S.A., FERNANDEZ, C., INVERARITY, C.C. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. Sensing and bio-sensing research [online], 13, pages 28-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2016.12.001

Benzylpiperazine (BZP) is a novel psychoactive substance that is commonly abused in tablet form as an 'ecstasy-type' drug. Electroanalysis offers genuine potential for field testing of bulk drug samples. This research is the first to investigate the... Read More

Ethics in computer science. (2016)
Book Chapter
HERON, M.J. 2016. Ethics in computer science. In Laplante, P.A. (ed.) Encyclopedia of computer science and technology. Second edition. Boca Raton: CRC Press [online], Available at: https://www.crcpress.co...te/p/book/9781482208191

Ethics within the field of computer science represents a rich and vibrant topic with almost universal applicability both within and without the profession. In this chapter, the author discusses some of features that combine to give the topic unique n... Read More

Popular careers as seen on screen. (2016)
Other
MARCELLA, R. 2016. Popular careers as seen on screen. Press and journal: business [online], 19 December 2016. Available from: https://www.pressandjou...ar-careers-seen-screen/

Over many years in academia I have pondered how and why particular careers seem overwhelmingly attractive to young people, in particular of course university applicants, while others seem to languish and require constant efforts on the part of well-m... Read More

Potential of implementing the low concentration photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
ABU-BAKAR, S.H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MALLICK, T.K., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., MAS'UD, A.A., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2016. Potential of implementing the low concentration photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom. Presented at the 2016 International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering (ICEECC2016), 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

This paper discusses the prospect of integrating a novel type of low concentration photovoltaic (LCPV) design known as the rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrator (RACPC) in a building in the United Kingdom. This is done by proposin... Read More

Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N.B., BANI, N.A., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., MAD KAIDI, H., ABD FATAH, A.Y., JAMIAN, J.J., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and ABU-BAKAR, S.H. 2016. Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration. Presented at the 2016 International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering (ICEECC2016), 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

This paper presents a solution to solve the network reconfiguration, DG coordination (location and size), and capacitor coordination (location and size), simultaneously. The proposed solution will be determined by using Artificial Bee Colony (ABC). V... Read More

Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
BANI, N.A., ABDUL-MALEK, Z., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., MAD KAIDI, H., RAHMAN, S.A.S.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., MAS'UD, A.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and REY, J.A.A. 2017. Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE. Presented at the 2016 International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering (ICEECC2016), 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

A good insulator for high voltage cable has low dielectric loss, reasonable flexibility and thermo-mechanically stable. However, prolonged application of electrical stresses on the cable will degraded the cable; physically and morphologically. Electr... Read More

Knowledge, perception, attitude and experience of pharmacist in Qatar towards drug use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
ROUF, A., AL HAIL, M., ELKASSEM, W., ALSAAD, D. and THOMAS, B. 2016. Knowledge, perception, attitude and experience of pharmacist in Qatar towards drug use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study. Presented at the 2016 American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) virtual poster symposium, 18-19 May 2016, Lenexa, USA.

Pregnancy is a state of altered physiology and medication use during this period is remarkably challenging. Pharmacists are medication experts with great knowledge of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and are trained to apply evidence based clinical kno... Read More

Online state of charge estimation for the aerial lithium-ion battery packs based on the improved extended Kalman filter method. (2016)
Journal Article
WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., SHANG, L., LI, Z. and LI, J. 2017. Online state of charge estimation for the aerial lithium-ion battery packs based on the improved extended Kalman filter method. Journal of energy storage [online], 9, pages 69-83. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2016.09.008

An effective method to estimate the integrated state of charge (SOC) value for the lithium-ion battery (LIB) pack is proposed, because of its capacity state estimation needs in the high-power energy supply applications, which is calculated by using t... Read More

Lexicon based feature extraction for emotion text classification. (2016)
Journal Article
BANDHAKAVI, A., WIRATUNGA, N., DEEPAK, P. and MASSIE, S. 2017. Lexicon based feature extraction for emotion text classification. Pattern recognition letters [online], 93, pages 133-142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2016.12.009

General Purpose Emotion Lexicons (GPELs) that associate words with emotion categories remain a valuable resource for emotion analysis of text. However the static and formal nature of their vocabularies make them inadequate for extracting effective fe... Read More

Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. (2016)
Journal Article
WHITEHEAD, G. and HALSALL, R. 2017. Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. Management learning [online], 48(3), pages 311-327. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758

An increasing body of research has paid particular attention to the role of different organizational actors in the consumption of popular management ideas, including their local diffusion, adaptation and enactment. However, with a few exceptions, the... Read More