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Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community. (2020)
Book Chapter
MARTZOUKOU, K. 2020. Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community. In Goldstein, S. (ed.) Informed societies: why information literacy matters for citizenship, participation and democracy. London: Facet [online], chapter 10. Available from: http://www.facetpublish...?id=304226#.Xh3c_mY3aUl

This chapter offers an overview of the information needs and experiences of Syrian refugees in Scotland, drawing from data collected as part of ‘Lost in Information: Syrian new Scots’ Information Literacy Way-finding practices’, a research project wh... Read More about Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community..

Using aquablation to treat lower urinary tract symptoms in benign prostatic hyperplasia. (2020)
Journal Article
KENNEDY, C. and PATERSON, C. 2020. Using aquablation to treat lower urinary tract symptoms in benign prostatic hyperplasia. American journal of nursing [online], 120(1), page 7. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000652016.44157.19

This is a summary by the authors of a nursing care-related review of the Cochrane Review by Hwang, E.C., Jung, J.H., Borofsky, M., Kim, M.H. and Dahm, P. 2019. Aquablation of the prostate for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in men with... Read More about Using aquablation to treat lower urinary tract symptoms in benign prostatic hyperplasia..

Theoretical and experimental investigations on the combustion characteristics of three components mixed municipal solid waste. (2020)
Journal Article
LIU, X., ASIM, T., ZHU, G. and MISHRA, R. [2020]. Theoretical and experimental investigations on the combustion characteristics of three components mixed municipal solid waste. Fuel [online], (accepted).

The combustion characteristics of mixed municipal solid waste (MMSW) play a vital role in dictating the efficiency of the incineration process. At present, few studies have been reported on combustion characteristics of three components MMSW and the... Read More about Theoretical and experimental investigations on the combustion characteristics of three components mixed municipal solid waste..

Qualitative exploration of the acceptability of a postnatal pelvic floor muscle training intervention to prevent urinary incontinence. (2020)
Journal Article
GRANT, A. and CURRIE, S. 2020. Qualitative exploration of the acceptability of a postnatal pelvic floor muscle training intervention to prevent urinary incontinence. BMC women's health [online], 20, article ID 9. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-019-0878-z

Background: Childbirth is a major risk factor for urinary incontinence (UI). As a result, pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) is commonly recommended during and after pregnancy to prevent the onset of UI. PFMT is often classed as a physical activity... Read More about Qualitative exploration of the acceptability of a postnatal pelvic floor muscle training intervention to prevent urinary incontinence..

What have games got to do with me? (2020)
Journal Article
MCCUTCHEON, V. and BRAY, G. 2020. What have games got to do with me? Patterns [online], (accepted).

Researchers are often busy people, who are under significant time pressure and managing hefty workloads. It can therefore be a challenge for them to find the time to engage with the myriad requirements and opportunities that are relevant to what the... Read More about What have games got to do with me?.

Nutrition and physical activity recommendations for cancer survivors in Scotland: feasibility of a short course to promote behaviour change. (2020)
Journal Article
MASSON, L.F., DOUGLAS, F. and MACLURE, K. [2020]. Nutrition and physical activity recommendations for cancer survivors in Scotland: feasibility of a short course to promote behaviour change. Nutrition bulletin [online], (accepted).

More people are living for longer following a cancer diagnosis, however long-term survivors are more likely to experience chronic illnesses. Improving their diet and physical activity behaviours may increase survival and reduce the risk of cancer rec... Read More about Nutrition and physical activity recommendations for cancer survivors in Scotland: feasibility of a short course to promote behaviour change..

Unilateral permission and prescriptive acquisition: a Scottish perspective. (2020)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, C. [2020]. Unilateral permission and prescriptive acquisition: a Scottish perspective. Legal studies [online], (accepted).

Most legal systems, and certainly Scotland and England, have rules allowing a person who has possessed land without challenge, for an extended period of time, to acquire an unchallengeable right in the property. Suppose that I am in possession of som... Read More about Unilateral permission and prescriptive acquisition: a Scottish perspective..

Risk management framework for handling and storage of cargo at major ports in Malaysia towards port sustainability. (2020)
Journal Article
KADIR, Z.A., MOHAMMAD, R., OTHMAN, N., AMRIN, A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2020. Risk management framework for handling and storage of cargo at major ports in Malaysia towards port sustainability. Sustainability [online], 12(2), article ID 516. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12020516

Risk management provides an effective method for ensuring safety and preventing accidents towards achieving port sustainability. This article describes a study of the implementation of a risk management framework for handling of cargo at ports. To ac... Read More about Risk management framework for handling and storage of cargo at major ports in Malaysia towards port sustainability..

A novel safety assurance method based on the compound equivalent modeling and iterate reduce particle‐adaptive Kalman filtering for the unmanned aerial vehicle lithium ion batteries. (2020)
Journal Article
WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., FAN, Y., FENG, J., YU, C., HUANG, K. and XIE, W. 2020. A novel safety assurance method based on the compound equivalent modeling and iterate reduce particle-adaptive Kalman filtering for the unmanned aerial vehicle lithium ion batteries. Energy science and engineering [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/ese3.606

The safety assurance is very important for the unmanned aerial vehicle lithium ion batteries, in which the state of charge estimation is the basis of its energy management and safety protection. A new equivalent modeling method is proposed for the ma... Read More about A novel safety assurance method based on the compound equivalent modeling and iterate reduce particle‐adaptive Kalman filtering for the unmanned aerial vehicle lithium ion batteries..

Black boxes and open secrets: trilogues as 'politicized diplomacy'. (2020)
Journal Article
ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. and GREENWOOD, J. [2020]. Black boxes and open secrets: trilogues as 'politicized diplomacy'. West European politics [online], (accepted).

How can we explain the puzzling contrast between formal rules of open EU lawmaking and the practice of secluded trilogues? This question, arising against growing public controversy, points to a blind spot in the scholarly agenda on trilogues, which h... Read More about Black boxes and open secrets: trilogues as 'politicized diplomacy'..

A novel energy management strategy for the ternary lithium batteries based on the dynamic equivalent circuit modeling and differential Kalman filtering under time-varying conditions. (2020)
Journal Article
WANG, S., STROE, D.-I., FERNANDEZ, C., YU, C., ZOU, C. and LI, X. 2020. A novel energy management strategy for the ternary lithium batteries based on the dynamic equivalent circuit modeling and differential Kalman filtering under time-varying conditions. Journal of power sources [online], 450, article ID 227652. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.227652

The dynamic model of the ternary lithium battery is a time-varying nonlinear system due to the polarization and diffusion effects inside the battery in its charge-discharge process. Based on the comprehensive analysis of the energy management methods... Read More about A novel energy management strategy for the ternary lithium batteries based on the dynamic equivalent circuit modeling and differential Kalman filtering under time-varying conditions..

Contracts affected by economic sanctions: Russian and international perspectives. (2020)
Journal Article
KOTELNIKOV, A. 2020. Contracts affected by economic sanctions: Russian and international perspectives. Transnational dispute management [online], 17(1), article ID 15. Available from: www.transnational-dispute-management.com/article.asp?key=2697

Economic sanctions, particularly unilateral ones, are an increasingly popular instrument of foreign policy. Some states have extensive experience in adopting them and in resolving private disputes arising from such measures. For other countries, this... Read More about Contracts affected by economic sanctions: Russian and international perspectives..