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Information: interactions and impact (i3) conference 2015. (2016)
Journal Article
REID, P. and COOPER, K. 2016. Information: interactions and impact (i3) conference 2015. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 291-293. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551516639853

The Information: Interactions and Impact (i3) conference was established in 2007 at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, as an international forum to bring together academic and practitioner researchers interested in exploring the quality and effectiv... Read More about Information: interactions and impact (i3) conference 2015..

Familiar strangers, juvenile panic and the British press: the decline of social trust. (2016)
Book
MORRISON, J. 2016. Familiar strangers, juvenile panic and the British press: the decline of social trust. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan [online], chapter 6, pages 210-224. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137529954_6

Though we have long regarded our children as subjects of moral scrutiny and concern, rarely have they been treated with such heightened anxiety - or profound ambivalence - as they are in today's Britain. Late-modern childhood, as this book demonstrat... Read More about Familiar strangers, juvenile panic and the British press: the decline of social trust..

Framing families: 'deserving' vs 'undeserving' households and neighbourhoods as glimpsed through juvenile panic stories in the online press. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
MORRISON, J. 2016. Framing families: 'deserving' vs 'undeserving' households and neighbourhoods as glimpsed through juvenile panic stories in the online press. Presented at the 66th International conference of Political Studies Association (PSA) annual conference: politics and the good life, 21-23 March 2016, Brighton, UK. London: PSA [online]. Available from: https://www.psa.ac.uk/s...nce/papers/2016/Framing Families conference paper.pdf

Highly dramatized narratives about children have become a staple of late-modern popular discourse - from media-stoked horror stories about child abuse and abduction to more conventional moral panics, often mobilized by politicians and state agencies,... Read More about Framing families: 'deserving' vs 'undeserving' households and neighbourhoods as glimpsed through juvenile panic stories in the online press..

New insights into the yin and yang of the endocannabinoid system in health and disease. (2016)
Journal Article
WAINWRIGHT, C. 2016. New insights into the yin and yang of the endocannabinoid system in health and disease. British journal of pharmacology [online], 173(7), pages 1113-1115. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bph.13451

This article is part of a themed section on Endocannabionoids, of which the author is guest editor. To view the other articles in this section visit http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/bph.v173.7/issuetoc.

Linking for influence: Twitter linked content in the Scottish Referendum televised debates. (2016)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S. and BLOICE, L. 2016. Linking for influence: Twitter linked content in the Scottish Referendum televised debates. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 396-409. Available from https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551515624355

Twitter, the micro-blogging social media tool, has established a critical role in facilitating social engagement. Its low technical and economic barriers to uptake provide a readily accessible forum for public engagement with events such as televised... Read More about Linking for influence: Twitter linked content in the Scottish Referendum televised debates..

Safer prescribing: a trial of education, informatics, and financial incentives. (2016)
Journal Article
DREISCHULTE, T., DONNAN, P., GRANT, A., HAPCA, A., MCCOWAN, C. and GUTHRIE, B. 2016. Safer prescribing: a trial of education, informatics, and financial incentives. New England journal of medicine [online], 374, pages 1053-1064. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMsa1508955

High-risk prescribing and preventable, drug-related complications are common in primary care. We evaluated whether the rates of high-risk prescribing by primary care clinicians and the related clinical outcomes would be reduced through a complex inte... Read More about Safer prescribing: a trial of education, informatics, and financial incentives..

The temporal nature of legitimation: the case of IFRS8. (2016)
Journal Article
CRAWFORD, L., HELLIAR, C. and POWER, D. 2016. The temporal nature of legitimation: the case of IFRS8. Accounting in Europe [online], 13(1), pages 43-64. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17449480.2016.1160136

Legitimation can operate on an episodic or continual basis [Suchman, M.C. (1995). Managing legitimacy: Strategic and institutional approaches. Academy of Management Review, 20(3), 571-610]. We examine the temporal legitimation of the International Ac... Read More about The temporal nature of legitimation: the case of IFRS8..

Automatic screening and classification of diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy using fuzzy image processing. (2016)
Journal Article
RAHIM, S.S., PALADE, V., SHUTTLEWORTH, J. and JAYNE, C. 2016. Automatic screening and classification of diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy using fuzzy image processing. Brain informatics [online], 3(4), pages 249-267. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40708-016-0045-3

Digital retinal imaging is a challenging screening method for which effective, robust and cost-effective approaches are still to be developed. Regular screening for diabetic retinopathy and diabetic maculopathy diseases is necessary in order to ident... Read More about Automatic screening and classification of diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy using fuzzy image processing..

Regulating Internet access in UK public libraries: legal compliance and ethical dilemmas. (2016)
Journal Article
MUIR, A., SPACEY, R., COOKE, L. and CREASER, C. 2016. Regulating Internet access in UK public libraries: legal compliance and ethical dilemmas. Journal of information, communication and ethics in society [online], 14(1), pages 87-104. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JICES-02-2015-0005

Purpose - This paper aims to consider selected results from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded 'Managing Access to the internet in Public Libraries? (MAIPLE) project, from 2012-2014. MAIPLE has explored the ways in which public li... Read More about Regulating Internet access in UK public libraries: legal compliance and ethical dilemmas..

Effect of diffuse radiation on the performance of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
FREIER, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., MAS'UD, A.A. and BANI, N.A. 2016. Effect of diffuse radiation on the performance of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. In Proceedings of the 6th Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) International conference on photonics (ICP), 14-16 March 2016, Sarawak, Malaysia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 71-73. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2016.7510017

This paper evaluates the performance of a recently patented rotationally asymmetrical dielectric totally internally reflective concentrator (RADTIRC) under diffuse radiation. The RADTIRC has a geometrical concentration gain of 4.969 and two half acce... Read More about Effect of diffuse radiation on the performance of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator..

Stakeholder and public perceptions of CO2-EOR in the context of CCS: Results from UK focus groups and implications for policy. (2016)
Journal Article
MABON, L. and LITTLECOTT, C. 2016. Stakeholder and public perceptions of CO2-EOR in the context of CCS: Results from UK focus groups and implications for policy. International journal of greenhouse gas control [online], 49, pages 128-137. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.02.031

Interest is growing in carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) as an additional economic incentive for CO2 injection and demonstration of storage feasibility. However, given increasing societal concern over fossil fuel energy, could CO2-EOR un... Read More about Stakeholder and public perceptions of CO2-EOR in the context of CCS: Results from UK focus groups and implications for policy..

(Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. (2016)
Journal Article
TAIT, E., LAING, R., GRINNALL, A., BURNETT, S. and ISAACS, J. 2016. (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 420-433. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306

Cultural heritage is increasingly being viewed as an economic asset for geographic areas who aim to capitalise in the surge in interest in local history and heritage tourism from members of the public. Digital technologies have developed that facilit... Read More about (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement..

Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research. (2016)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and BLOICE, L. 2016. Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 369-385. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636291

The importance of demonstrating value for money in terms of academic research beyond the walls of institutions grows stronger as demonstrated by the inclusion of impact assessment in the 2014 REF (Research Excellence Framework) exercise for UK higher... Read More about Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research..

Anti-phase synchronization and symmetry-breaking bifurcation of impulsively coupled oscillators. (2016)
Journal Article
JIANG, H., LIU, Y., ZHANG, L. and YU, J. 2016. Anti-phase synchronization and symmetry-breaking bifurcation of impulsively coupled oscillators. Communications in nonlinear science and numerical simulation [online], 39, pages 199-208. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.02.033

This paper studies the synchronization in two mechanical oscillators coupled by impacts which can be considered as a class of state-dependent impulsively coupled oscillators. The two identical oscillators are harmonically excited in a counter phase,... Read More about Anti-phase synchronization and symmetry-breaking bifurcation of impulsively coupled oscillators..

The fiscal framework and the delivery of welfare benefits. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
SPICKER, P. 2016. The fiscal framework and the delivery of welfare benefits. Presented at the 10th meeting (session 4) of the Scottish Parliament Devolution (Further Powers) Committee, 3 March 2016. Edinburgh: Scottish Parliament [online], pages 19-23. Available from: http://www.parliament.s...0303_updated_3.3.16.pdf

The author author was approached by the Clerks of the committee to comment on the Scotland Bill and Fiscal Framework, since the publication of the Committee's Interim Report published in May 2015. This is his written submission.

Can maternity care move beyond risk? (2016)
Journal Article
HEALY, S., HUMPHREYS, E. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Can maternity care move beyond risk? Implications for midwifery as a profession. British journal of midwifery [online], 24(3), pages 203-209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2016.24.3.203

Maternal and infant mortality rates are reassuringly low in developed countries. Despite this, birth is increasingly seen as risky by women, health professionals and society in general. In wider society, women are subjected to a litany of risks regar... Read More about Can maternity care move beyond risk?.

Explorations in urban resilience for a post-hydrocarbon economy. (2016)
Journal Article
MCCLEAN, D., NOOR, R. and DEVECI, G. 2017. Explorations in urban resilience for a post-hydrocarbon economy. Charrette [online], 3(1), pages 78-88. Available from: http://ingentaconnect.c...00003/00000001/art00008

Aberdeen presents a unique context for its school of architecture, and a set of conditions that define much of its identity and enquiry. The city's economic base is dominated by the hydrocarbon industry, which generates particular issues of long-term... Read More about Explorations in urban resilience for a post-hydrocarbon economy..

Maintaining access to architecture: a Scottish perspective. (2016)
Journal Article
MCCLEAN, D., LAMB, N. and CURTIS, L. 2016. Maintaining access to architecture: a Scottish perspective. Charrette [online], 3(1), pages 19-28. Available from: http://ingentaconnect.c...00003/00000001/art00003

Widening access to education has been a central priority of the Scottish Government since 2010, with the objective of assisting those from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter higher education. Accordingly, the Scottish Funding Council introduced the '... Read More about Maintaining access to architecture: a Scottish perspective..

The effect of window length on accuracy of smartphone-based activity recognition. (2016)
Journal Article
BASHIR, S.A., DOOLAN, D.C. and PETROVSKI, A. 2016. The effect of window length on accuracy of smartphone-based activity recognition. IAENG international journal of computer science [online], 43(1), pages 126-136. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/IJ...ssue_1/IJCS_43_1_15.pdf

One of the main approaches for personalization of activity recognition is the generation of the classification model from user annotated data on mobile itself. However, giving the resource constraints on such devices there is a need to examine the ef... Read More about The effect of window length on accuracy of smartphone-based activity recognition..

A collaborative evaluation of LC-MS/MS based methods for BMAA analysis: soluble bound BMAA found to be an important fraction. (2016)
Journal Article
FAASSEN, E.J., ANTONIOU, M.G., BEEKMAN-LUKASSEN, W., BLAHOVA, L., CHERNOVA, E., CHRISTOPHORIDIS, C., COMBES, A., EDWARDS, C., FASTNER, J., HARMSEN, J., HISKIA, A., ILAG, L.L., KALOUDIS, T., LOPICIC, S., LURLING, M., MAZUR-MARZEC, H., MERILUOTO, J., POROJAN, C., VINER-MOZZINI, Y. and ZGUNA, N. 2016. A collaborative evaluation of LC-MS/MS based methods for BMAA analysis: soluble bound BMAA found to be an important fraction. Marine drugs [online], 14(3), article 45. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/md14030045

Exposure to β-Ν-methylamino-l-alanine (BMAA) might be linked to the incidence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. Analytical chemistry plays a crucial role in determining human BMAA exposure and the associat... Read More about A collaborative evaluation of LC-MS/MS based methods for BMAA analysis: soluble bound BMAA found to be an important fraction..