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Assessment of priority options for preservation of historic buildings using model based on FPROMETHEE. (2020)
Journal Article
SEDDIKI, M., TEHAMI, M. and BENNADJI, A. 2020. Assessment of priority options for preservation of historic buildings using model based on FPROMETHEE. Algerian journal of engineering architecture and urbanism [online] 4(3), pages 29-34. Available from: https://www.aneau.org/ajeau/Art/ajeau_v4_n3.pdf

Historic buildings in Algeria are subject to an extensive preservation program. Investments made to preserve this heritage are becoming increasingly important. The prioritisation of renovation interventions requires a global approach because it simul... Read More about Assessment of priority options for preservation of historic buildings using model based on FPROMETHEE..

The influence of organisational typology, strategy, leadership and psychological forces on UK offshore oil and gas industry safety performance. (2020)
Thesis
SPENCE, P.A. 2020. The influence of organisational typology, strategy, leadership and psychological forces on UK offshore oil and gas industry safety performance. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1358146

The UK Offshore Oil and Gas Industry is recognised as having made significant safety performance improvement progress, following the Piper Alpha disaster (6th July 1988), subsequent Public Inquiry and 106 recommendations made by the Cullen Report. Ho... Read More about The influence of organisational typology, strategy, leadership and psychological forces on UK offshore oil and gas industry safety performance..

An investigation of gendered institutions and the ideal worker narrative in the Scottish ICT industry. (2020)
Thesis
RILEY, L. 2020. An investigation of gendered institutions and the ideal worker narrative in the Scottish ICT industry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1358123

This study critically investigates gendered organisational barriers in the Scottish technology industry, in an effort to understand the impact on gender-minority workers and the most effective ways to support those workers at the firm level. Aspects... Read More about An investigation of gendered institutions and the ideal worker narrative in the Scottish ICT industry..

A theoretical exploration of hospital clinical pharmacists' perceptions, experiences and behavioural determinants in relation to provision of optimal and suboptimal pharmaceutical care. (2020)
Thesis
MCLEAN, A.P. 2020. A theoretical exploration of hospital clinical pharmacists' perceptions, experiences and behavioural determinants in relation to provision of optimal and suboptimal pharmaceutical care. Robert Gordon University, DPP thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1358018

Pharmaceutical care describes a range of patient-focused activities delivered by pharmacists. The activities aim to optimise medicines use for patients and to reduce harm from adverse events with medicines. This study was conducted in an NHS Scotland... Read More about A theoretical exploration of hospital clinical pharmacists' perceptions, experiences and behavioural determinants in relation to provision of optimal and suboptimal pharmaceutical care..

People in mental distress, police and out-of-hours health services: a qualitative exploratory case study of experiences and the intersect of safeguarding services. (2020)
Thesis
HEYMAN, I. 2020. People in mental distress, police and out-of-hours health services: a qualitative exploratory case study of experiences and the intersect of safeguarding services. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1357998

The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of people in mental distress, who come to the attention of police and healthcare professionals outwith routine hours. Some people in the community call on police officers to help manage their self-... Read More about People in mental distress, police and out-of-hours health services: a qualitative exploratory case study of experiences and the intersect of safeguarding services..

National oil companies and resource nationalism: a challenge for a petroleum resource-rich state. (2020)
Thesis
AZUBIKE, V.C. 2020. National oil companies and resource nationalism: a challenge for a petroleum resource-rich state. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1357841

Debates on the relevance of national oil companies (NOCs) as a means for a state to adequately manage their petroleum resources have been put forward by some critics. Some critics argue that the traditional national oil company model is antiquated. A... Read More about National oil companies and resource nationalism: a challenge for a petroleum resource-rich state..

Weddings in Catholic strong belief communities: a qualitative examination of Catholic deep-faith spouses’ experience of their wedding. (2020)
Journal Article
PHILLIPS, R. 2020. Weddings in Catholic strong belief communities: a qualitative examination of Catholic deep-faith spouses' experience of their wedding. International journal of religion and spirituality in society [online], 10(4), pages 87-103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18848/2154-8633/CGP/v10i04/87-103

Previous research indicated that traditional rituals, social codes, and contemporary norms strongly influence a wedding’s construction. This project aimed to understand how members from strong belief Roman Catholic communities negotiate between socia... Read More about Weddings in Catholic strong belief communities: a qualitative examination of Catholic deep-faith spouses’ experience of their wedding..

Indoor characterization of genetically optimized circular rotational square hyperboloid (GOCRSH) concentrator. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
FREIER RAINE, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., JAFRY, T., ARDILA-REY, J. A. and GAMIO, C. 2020. Indoor characterization of genetically optimized circular rotational square hyperboloid (GOCRSH) concentrator. In Proceedings of 47th Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Photovoltaic specialists conference 2020 (PVSC 2020), 15 June - 21 August 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 2600-2604. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/pvsc45281.2020.9300920

This paper evaluates the performance of a genetically optimized circular rotational square hyperboloid (GOCRSH) concentrator for low-concentrating photovoltaic (PV) application. The experimental analysis of 4 types of GOCRSH namely the GOCRSH_A GOCRS... Read More about Indoor characterization of genetically optimized circular rotational square hyperboloid (GOCRSH) concentrator..

Representations of British armed forces veterans in the press: a quantitative analysis of newspaper articles. (2020)
Journal Article
PHILLIPS, R., CONNELLY, V. and BURGESS, M. 2020. Representations of British armed forces veterans in the press: a quantitative analysis of newspaper articles. Journal of political and military sociology [online], 47(1), pages 77-98. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5744/jpms.2020.1003

Previous research has shown that British public perception of veterans can be negative and erroneous. Surveys, for example, indicate that veterans are characterized as skilled and valorous individuals but also as suffering from ill-health, unemployme... Read More about Representations of British armed forces veterans in the press: a quantitative analysis of newspaper articles..

How are veterans perceived today? (2020)
Book Chapter
PHILLIPS, R. 2020. How are veterans perceived today? In My teeth don't chew on shrapnel: an anthology of poetry by military veterans. Oxford: Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre [online], chapter 4, pages 18-21. Available from: https://doi.org/10.24384/dnqr-wm30

There is always a considerable debate in the UK and the US about the health of military veterans. Data from representative opinion polls and surveys conducted in the last three decades highlight a persistent set of beliefs about military veterans, he... Read More about How are veterans perceived today?.

Talk like an expert: the construction of expertise in news comments concerning climate change. (2020)
Journal Article
COEN, S., MEREDITH, J., WOODS, R. and FERNANDEZ, A. 2021. Talk like an expert: the construction of expertise in news comments concerning climate change. Public understanding of science [online], 30(4), pages 400-416. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0963662520981729

This article explores how readers of UK newspapers construct expertise around climate change. It draws on 300 online readers’ comments on news items in The Guardian, Daily Mail and The Telegraph, concerning the release of the International Panel on C... Read More about Talk like an expert: the construction of expertise in news comments concerning climate change..

Practical, everyday feminism: mothers, politicians, and Mumsnet. (2020)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2021. Practical, everyday feminism: mothers, politicians, and Mumsnet. Women's history review [online], 30(3), pages 509-519. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2020.1860281

This Viewpoint positions the contemporary UK parenting website Mumsnet within the wider history of mothers' organisations' interactions with politics and politicians over the last 100 years. While the politicisation of motherhood is nothing new, and... Read More about Practical, everyday feminism: mothers, politicians, and Mumsnet..

A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict fixations. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
NARAYANASWAMY, M., ZHAO, Y., FUNG, W.K. and FOUGH, N. 2020. A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict fixations. In Proceedings of 27th Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) International conference on electronics, circuits and systems 2020 (ICECS 2020), 23-25 November 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9294905. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICECS49266.2020.9294905

A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict the regions of human eye fixations in images using low-level features is proposed. Unlike the existing wavelet-based saliency detection models, the proposed model requires only two chann... Read More about A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict fixations..

Rapid uptake and slow depuration: health risks following cyanotoxin accumulation in mussels? (2020)
Journal Article
CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D., WAACK, J., TURNER, A.D., LEWIS, A.M., LAWTON, L.A. and EDWARDS, C. 2021. Rapid uptake and slow depuration: health risks following cyanotoxin accumulation in mussels? Environmental pollution [online], 271, article ID 116400. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.116400

Freshwater cyanobacteria produce highly toxic secondary metabolites, which can be transported downstream by rivers and waterways into the sea. Estuarine and coastal aquaculture sites exposed to toxic cyanobacteria raise concerns that shellfish may ac... Read More about Rapid uptake and slow depuration: health risks following cyanotoxin accumulation in mussels?.

Does spatial location affect business liquidation? (2020)
Journal Article
MAKROPOULOS, A., WEIR, C. and ZHANG, X. [2020]. Does spatial location affect business liquidations? International journal of computational economics and econometrics [online], Forthcoming articles. Available from: https://www.inderscience.com/info/ingeneral/forthcoming.php?jcode=ijcee

Current studies in aggregate business liquidations have paid little attention to the potential importance of firms geographical (spatial) location. There is some evidence of spatial concentration of economic activity in certain geographical across Eu... Read More about Does spatial location affect business liquidation?.

Trilogues in council: disrupting the diplomatic culture? (2020)
Journal Article
BRANDSMA, G.J., DIONIGI, M.K., GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. 2021. Trilogues in council: disrupting the diplomatic culture? Journal of European public policy [online], 28(1): inside the 'black box' of EU legislative trilogues, pages 10-31. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2020.1859594

This article explores the institutionalization of trilogues in the Council. What kind of practices have emerged in the Council to underpin this body’s participation in trilogues, and how do these shape the decision-making culture in the Council? We c... Read More about Trilogues in council: disrupting the diplomatic culture?.

Wifi-based human activity recognition using Raspberry Pi. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
FORBES, G., MASSIE, S. and CRAW, S. 2020. Wifi-based human activity recognition using Raspberry Pi. In Alamaniotis, M. and Pan, S. (eds.) Proceedings of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 32nd Tools with artificial intelligence international conference 2020 (ICTAI 2020), 9-11 Nov 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 722-730. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTAI50040.2020.00115

Ambient, non-intrusive approaches to smart home health monitoring, while limited in capability, are preferred by residents. More intrusive methods of sensing, such as video and wearables, can offer richer data but at the cost of lower resident uptake... Read More about Wifi-based human activity recognition using Raspberry Pi..

An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems. (2020)
Journal Article
ANBALAGAN, A. and MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. [2020] An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems. Materials today: proceedings [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.11.196

This paper proposes an Internet of Things (IoT) based 5-stage Industry 4.0 architecture to integrate the design and manufacturing systems in a Cyber Physical Environment (CPE). It considers the transfer of design and manufacturing systems data throug... Read More about An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems..

Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy. (2020)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. 2021. Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy. Library management [online], 42(4/5): the worst case scenario after COVID, pages 266-276. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-09-2020-0131

Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic has placed online learning, blended or hybrid provision as the ‘new normal’ in Higher Education. For most universities and their academic libraries, especially those with a less strong online presence, the pandemic has... Read More about Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy..

Impact of rapeseed pomace extract on markers of oxidative stress and DNA damage in human SH‐SY5Y cells. (2020)
Journal Article
POHL, F., GOUA, M., YATES, K., BERMANO, G., RUSSELL, W.R., MACIEL, P. and KONG THOO LIN, P. 2021. Impact of rapeseed pomace extract on markers of oxidative stress and DNA damage in human SH‐SY5Y cells. Journal of food biochemistry [online], 45(2), article e13592. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jfbc.13592

With increased longevity and subsequent rise in people with age-related neurodegenerative diseases, protection of neurons from oxidative stress damage has become an important field of study. For the first time, we highlight the neuroprotective proper... Read More about Impact of rapeseed pomace extract on markers of oxidative stress and DNA damage in human SH‐SY5Y cells..