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The disrupted workplace: are the digital and group skills needs of employers being addressed by universities? (2019)
Journal Article
BREMNER, P.A.M. and LAING, A. 2019. The disrupted workplace: are the digital and group skills needs of employers being addressed by universities? Journal of learning development in higher education [online], 16: special issue of articles from the 2019 Association for Learning Development in Higher Education conference (ALDINHE 2019), 15-17 April 2019, Exeter, UK, article 535. Available from: https://journal.aldinhe.../jldhe/article/view/535

Upskilling moves quickly in today’s ‘disrupted’ workplace, and skill sets need to change to meet the needs of the digital economy (Gray, 2016), sometimes referred to as the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). Using a mixed methods approach and drawin... Read More about The disrupted workplace: are the digital and group skills needs of employers being addressed by universities?.

Do non-governmental organisations bring change or maintain the status quo in times of crisis? A case study of the Marikana massacre in South Africa. (2019)
Journal Article
LANGA, M., REBELLO, S. and HARMS SMITH, L. 2019. Do non-governmental organisations bring change or maintain the status quo in times of crisis? A case study of the Marikana massacre in South Africa. Community development journal [online], Advanced Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bsz023

This paper reflects on the Marikana massacre of August 2012, subsequent violent strikes and responses by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) as a case study, and provides an analysis about whether these interventions bring transformative change or... Read More about Do non-governmental organisations bring change or maintain the status quo in times of crisis? A case study of the Marikana massacre in South Africa..

The evolution of European policies on investment arbitration. (2019)
Journal Article
KOTELNIKOV, A.G. and VOROPAEV, K.A. 2019. The evolution of European policies on investment arbitration. Herald of the Euro-Asian law congress [online], 2019(1), pages 68-83. Available from: https://doi.org/10.34076/2619-0672-2019-1-68-83

Over the last two decades, the European Commission radically altered its attitude towards investment arbitration and became its fierce opponent. This article considers the history of this change, attempts to fathom the pragmatic thinking of the Europ... Read More about The evolution of European policies on investment arbitration..

Rapid multifunctional composite part manufacturing using controlled in-situ polymerization of PA6 nanocomposite. (2019)
Journal Article
GUPTA, R., STAKEVICIUS, R. and PANCHOLI, K. 2019. Rapid multifunctional composite part manufacturing using controlled in-situ polymerization of PA6 nanocomposite. Procedia CIRP [online], 85: proceedings of 2nd CIRP conference on composite material parts manufacturing (CIRP-CCMPM 2019), 10-11 October 2019, Sheffield, UK, pages 61-65. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2019.10.003

Currently, mass composite manufacturing is dominated by the fiber-reinforced thermosets due to the ease of its processing. However, the addition of multifunctionality to the thermoset composite requires an additional step of manufacturing. This work... Read More about Rapid multifunctional composite part manufacturing using controlled in-situ polymerization of PA6 nanocomposite..

Effect of seasonal diet composition changeson the characteristics of the gastrointestinal tract contentsof the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber). (2019)
Journal Article
MILTKO, R., KOWALIK, B., KĘDZIERSKA, A., DEMIASZKIEWICZ, A.W., MCEWAN, N.R., OBIDZIŃSKI, A. and BEŁŻECKI, G. 2019. Effect of seasonal diet composition changes on the characteristics of the gastrointestinal tract contents of the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber). Journal of animal and feed sciences [online], 28(4), pages 392-397. Available from: https://doi.org/10.22358/jafs/114435/2019

The goal of the study was to compare chemical and physical parameters of the content of various gastrointestinal (GI) tract segments of adult beavers and to relate the obtained results to seasonal changes in the composition of natural diet. The study... Read More about Effect of seasonal diet composition changeson the characteristics of the gastrointestinal tract contentsof the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber)..

Impact of simulated patients on physiotherapy student skill performance in cardiorespiratory: a pilot study. (2019)
Journal Article
WALKER, C.A. and ROBERTS, F.E. 2019. Impact of simulated patients on physiotherapy student skill performance in cardiorespiratory: a pilot study. Physiotherapy Canada [online], Advance Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3138/ptc-2018-0113

Background – To date there is no evidence that high fidelity simulation (HFS) improves skill development within the university setting in physiotherapy students. With pressures to reduce costs and maintain/improve quality of the learning experience... Read More about Impact of simulated patients on physiotherapy student skill performance in cardiorespiratory: a pilot study..

Phytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) prepared by green synthesis using sage leaves (Salvia officinalis). (2019)
Conference Proceeding
GARGULAK, M., HOSNEDLOVA, B., KEPINSKA, M., STROFOVA, N., DOCEKALOVA, M., MILNEROWICZ, H., SEHNAL, K., OFOMAJA, A.E., FERNANDEZ, C., SOCHOR, J. and KIZEK, R. 2019. Phytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) prepared by green synthesis using sage leaves (Salvia officinalis). In Proceedings of the 2019 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International sensors and nanotechnology conference (SENSORS AND NANO 2019), 24-25July 2019, Penang, Malysia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8940063. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109...SNANO44414.2019.8940063

Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are widely investigated with regard to their physical, chemical, but also biological properties. Antibacterial and antitumor properties of AgNPs have been intensively studied. In addition, the synthesis using a green appr... Read More about Phytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) prepared by green synthesis using sage leaves (Salvia officinalis)..

3D-printed CdTe QDs-based sensor for sensitive electrochemical detection of viral particles. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
GARGULAK, M., DOCEKALOVA, M., KEPINSKA, M., SEHNAL, K., OFOMAJA, A.E., MILNEROWICZ, H., HOSNEDLOVA, B., STANKOVA, M., FERNANDEZ, C., HOAI, N.V., UHLIROVA, D., VASICKOVA, P. and KIZEK, R. 2019. 3D-printed CdTe QDs-based sensor for sensitive electrochemical detection of viral particles. In Proceedings of the 2019 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International sensors and nanotechnology conference (SENSORS AND NANO 2019), 24-25July 2019, Penang, Malysia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8940069. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109...SNANO44414.2019.8940069

Preventing the spread of dangerous viral diseases such as flu, Ebola or HIV requires rapid and effective diagnostic approaches to detect these diseases at an early stage. Quantum dots (QDs) are nanocrystals that exhibit a variety of unique properties... Read More about 3D-printed CdTe QDs-based sensor for sensitive electrochemical detection of viral particles..

A comparative analysis of local content policies in the North Sea and the Gulf of Guinea regions. (2019)
Journal Article
OBIRI, K.A. and BJEIRMI, B. 2019. A comparative analysis of local content policies in the North Sea and the Gulf of Guinea regions. Journal of scientific research and reports [online], 25(5), article number 53413. Available from: https://doi.org/10.9734/jsrr/2019/v25i530195

Since their introduction in the North Sea, most resource-rich countries in Africa are introducing or reinforcing local content policies (LCPs) and regulations, to propel socio-economic development. Local content is now a prerequisite for granting an... Read More about A comparative analysis of local content policies in the North Sea and the Gulf of Guinea regions..

Systematic and integrative reviews: synthesising evidence for community nursing practice. (2019)
Journal Article
KENNEDY, C. and RAMUKUMBA, M.M. 2020. Systematic and integrative reviews: synthesising evidence for community nursing practice. British journal of community nursing [online], 25(1), pages 6-9. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2020.25.1.6

Ease of access to vast amounts of information presents significant opportunities and challenges for nurses in the community as they seek to base their practice on the ‘best’ available evidence. Growing expectations around evidence based practice have... Read More about Systematic and integrative reviews: synthesising evidence for community nursing practice..

Long-term spatial and temporal patterns of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Scottish soils over 20 years, 1990-2009: a national picture. (2019)
Journal Article
CUI, S., ZHANG, Z., FU, Q., HOUGH, R., YATES, K., OSPREY, M., YAKOWA, G. and COULL, M. 2020. Long-term spatial and temporal patterns of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Scottish soils over 20 years, 1990-2009: a national picture. Geoderma [online], 361, article ID 114135. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.114135

Long-term spatial and temporal concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Scottish soils from four transects were measured in three national-scale surveys, conducted between 1990 and 2009. Measured concentrations of sixteen priority... Read More about Long-term spatial and temporal patterns of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Scottish soils over 20 years, 1990-2009: a national picture..

Is there respectful maternity care in Poland? Women’s views about care during labor and birth. (2019)
Journal Article
BARANOWSKA, B., DOROSZEWSKA, A., KUBICKA-KRASZYŃSKA, U., PIETRUSIEWICZ, J., ADAMSKA-SALA, I., KAJDY, A., SYS, D., TATAJ-PUZYNA, U., BĄCZEK, G. and CROWTHER, S. 2019. Is there respectful maternity care in Poland? Women’s views about care during labor and birth. BMC pregnancy and childbirth [online], 19(1), article ID 520. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2675-y

Background: Abuse against women in labor starts with subtle forms of discrimination that can turn into overt violence. Therefore it is crucial to work towards prevention and elimination of disrespect and ill-treatment in medical facility perinatal ca... Read More about Is there respectful maternity care in Poland? Women’s views about care during labor and birth..

Phosphate and nitrate supplementations to evaluate the effect on cell biomass, intra and extracellular nodularin and nodulopeptin 901 produced by the cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena KAC 66. (2019)
Journal Article
HAMEED, S., LAWTON, L.A. and EDWARDS, C. 2020. Phosphate and nitrate supplementations to evaluate the effect on cell biomass, intra and extracellular nodularin and nodulopeptin 901 produced by the cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena KAC 66. Journal of applied phycology [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-019-02008-z

Blooms of the cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena occur regularly in the Baltic Sea typically producing a wide range of bioactive peptides including the hepatotoxin nodularin (NOD), spumigins, anabaenopeptins and nodulopeptins (molecular weights: 917,... Read More about Phosphate and nitrate supplementations to evaluate the effect on cell biomass, intra and extracellular nodularin and nodulopeptin 901 produced by the cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena KAC 66..

O Tempora! O Mores! The place of boni mores in dignity discourse. (2019)
Journal Article
BROWN, J. 2020. O Tempora! O Mores! The place of boni mores in dignity discourse. Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics, 29(1), pages 144-155. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0963180119000872

In an earlier article, I had argued that Common lawyers and bioethicists may find the Romanistic notion of the actio iniuriarum, and the conception of ‘dignity’ which is central to this legal mechanism, instructive in complex medico-legal cases. Prof... Read More about O Tempora! O Mores! The place of boni mores in dignity discourse..

Learning how to work in multicultural teams: students' insights on the internationalisation-at-home activities. (2019)
Journal Article
BARBOSA, B., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S., PRADO-MEZA, C. and CRAWFORD, I. 2019. Learning how to work in multicultural teams: students' insights on the internationalisation-at-home activities. Interpersona [online], 13(2), pages 205-219. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5964/ijpr.v13i2.378

Internationalization-at-home activities present relevant opportunities for innovation in the teaching-learning process. These activities provide a very broad set of advantages, including the development of soft skills and increased motivation of stud... Read More about Learning how to work in multicultural teams: students' insights on the internationalisation-at-home activities..

Instruments for assessing nurses´ palliative care knowledge and skills in specialised care setting: an integrative review. (2019)
Journal Article
SOIKKELI-JALONEN, A., STOLT, M., HUPLI, M., LEMETTI, T., KENNEDY, C., KYDD, A. and HAAVISTO, E. 2019. Instruments for assessing nurses´ palliative care knowledge and skills in specialised care setting: an integrative review. Journal of clinical nursing [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15146

Aims and objectives: To examine the content and reported psychometric properties of instruments for assessing nurses´ palliative care knowledge and skills in specialised healthcare units. Background: Knowledge of palliative care, and competence in th... Read More about Instruments for assessing nurses´ palliative care knowledge and skills in specialised care setting: an integrative review..

Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) potassium salt. (2019)
Journal Article
MAHON, R., BALOGUN, Y., OLUYEMI, G. and NJUGUNA, J. 2020. Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly (acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) potassium salt. SN applied sciences [online], 2(1), article ID 117. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-1874-5

The application of superabsorbent polymer hydrogels in the oil and gas industry for reservoir and well management is gaining more traction. In this study, the swelling performance and adsorption kinetics of two commercial superabsorbent polymer hydro... Read More about Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) potassium salt..

Modeling phosphorus exchange between bottom sediment and water in tropical semiarid reservoirs. (2019)
Journal Article
MOURA, D.S., LIMA NETO, I.E., CLEMENTE, A., OLIVEIRA, S., PESTANA, C.J., APARECIDA DE MELO, M. and CAPELO-NETO, J. 2019. Modeling phosphorus exchange between bottom sediment and water in tropical semiarid reservoirs. Chemosphere [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.125686

This study investigated phosphorus (P) dynamics in the sediment-water interface of three distinct reservoirs located in a tropical semiarid region. Sequential chemical fractioning of the P content in the sediment and controlled experiments of the sed... Read More about Modeling phosphorus exchange between bottom sediment and water in tropical semiarid reservoirs..

Developing and introducing a post birth care plan (PBCP): an action research project. (2019)
Journal Article
CROWTHER, S., LAU, A. and MACIVER, E. 2020. Developing and introducing a post birth care plan (PBCP): an action research project. Midwifery [online], 82, article ID 102616. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2019.102616

Objective: There is ongoing poor evaluation of post-birth care and an urgent need to improve women's satisfaction. To develop and evaluate an acceptable and useable post-birth care plan template through collaboration with women and community midwives... Read More about Developing and introducing a post birth care plan (PBCP): an action research project..

Foundational stigma: place‐based stigma in the age before advanced marginality. (2019)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2020. Foundational stigma: place-based stigma in the age before advanced marginality. British journal of sociology [online], 71(1), pages 140-152. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-4446.12719

This paper joins the debate on the formation of territorial stigma by uncovering the existence of a form of “foundational stigma” that preceded place-based stigma of the era of advanced marginality. I show that not only were the traces of stigma pres... Read More about Foundational stigma: place‐based stigma in the age before advanced marginality..