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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?.

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), (accepted). To be made 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?.

Inside the black box of trilogues: introduction to the special issue. (2020)
Journal Article
BRANDSMA, G.J., GREENWOOD, J., RIPOLL SERVENT, A. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. [2021]. Inside the black box of trilogues: introduction to the special issue. Journal of European public policy [online], 28(1), (accepted). To be made available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2020.1859600

This special issue brings together seven original contributions on actors involved in trilogue negotiations whose role has largely been neglected: the Commission, the Council, the Court, the Ombudsman, national parliaments, organized interests and Eu... Read More about Inside the black box of trilogues: introduction to the special issue..

Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film. (2020)
Journal Article
DAVIDSON, A. and REID, P.H. [2020]. Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2020-0157

"Fraserburgh on Film" is an online platform created for the purpose of collating digital heritage film from the communities situated in the corner of North-East Scotland. The research adopted an ethnographic approach working within the community, wit... Read More about Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film..

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 12. (2020)
Other
KYDD, A., MACLEAN, C. and OZA, R. (eds.) 2020. North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 12. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our twelfth issue of the Observatory, in which we are focusing on the very new theme of Paramedic Practice. The Observatory is issued monthly and includes news, professional matters, and relevant professional and light reading.

Preliminary evaluation of the engagement and effectiveness of a mental health chatbot. (2020)
Journal Article
DALEY, K., HUNGERBUEHLER, I., CAVANAGH, K., CLARO, H.G., SWINTON, P.A. and KAPPS, M. 2020. Preliminary evaluation of the engagement and effectiveness of a mental health chatbot. Frontiers in digital health [online], 2, article number 576361. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fdgth.2020.576361

Background: Mental health difficulties are highly prevalent yet access to support is impeded by barriers of stigma, cost and availability. These issues are even more prevalent in low- and middle-income countries, and use of digital technology is one... Read More about Preliminary evaluation of the engagement and effectiveness of a mental health chatbot..

Designing process evaluations using case study to explore the context of complex interventions evaluated in trials. (2020)
Journal Article
GRANT, A., BUGGE, C. and WELLS, M. 2020. Designing process evaluations using case study to explore the context of complex interventions evaluated in trials. Trials [online], 21, article number 982. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-020-04880-4

Process evaluations are an important component of an effectiveness evaluation as they focus on understanding the relationship between interventions and context to explain how and why interventions work or fail, and whether they can be transferred to... Read More about Designing process evaluations using case study to explore the context of complex interventions evaluated in trials..

On the class overlap problem in imbalanced data classification. (2020)
Journal Article
VUTTIPITTAYAMONGKOL, P., ELYAN, E. and PETROVSKI, A. 2021. On the class overlap problem in imbalanced data classification. Knowledge-based systems [online], 212, article number 106631. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2020.106631

Class imbalance is an active research area in the machine learning community. However, existing and recent literature showed that class overlap had a higher negative impact on the performance of learning algorithms. This paper provides detailed criti... Read More about On the class overlap problem in imbalanced data classification..

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. [2020]. Talk like an expert: the construction of expertise in news comments concerning climate change. Public understanding of science [online], (accepted).

This paper explores how readers of UK newspapers construct expertise around climate change (CC). It draws on 300 on-line readers’ comments on news items in The Guardian, Daily Mail and The Telegraph, concerning the release of the IPCC report calling... Read More about Talk like an expert: the construction of expertise in news comments concerning climate change..

COVID-19 pandemic: the effects and prospects in the construction industry. (2020)
Journal Article
OGUNNUSI, M., HAMMA-ADAMA, M., SALMAN, H. and KOUIDER, T. 2020. COVID-19 pandemic: the effects and prospects in the construction industry. International journal of real estate studies [online], 14(Special Issue 2), pages 120-128. Available from: https://www.utm.my/intr...l_MS_CRES-Covid-025.pdf

COVID-19, social distancing, self-isolation, quarantine, furlough, palliatives, and many more emerged as the new vocabularies of the entire world, construction industry not excluded. It is precisely a decade from the last pandemic experienced by the... Read More about COVID-19 pandemic: the effects and prospects in the construction industry..

What use is technology if no one uses it? The psychological factors that influence technology adoption decisions in oil and gas. (2020)
Journal Article
ROBERTS, R., FLIN, R., MILLAR, D. and CORRADI, L. [2020]. What use is technology if no one uses it? The psychological factors that influence technology adoption decisions in oil and gas. Technology, mind, and behavior [online], (accepted).

What use is technology if no one uses it? This question underscores the critical interaction between people and the technology, highlighting the importance of understanding the underlying psychological factors that influence technology uptake. This s... Read More about What use is technology if no one uses it? The psychological factors that influence technology adoption decisions in oil and gas..

Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children. (2020)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. [2020]. Maddie is online. an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children. Journal of research in innovative teaching and learning [online], (accepted).

Purpose – This paper examines children’s development of digital literacy, resilience and citizenship in the online environment, addressing active engagement, and participation via cartoon videos. Previous research has emphasised the positive role of... Read More about Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children..

The effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycaemic control and insulin resistance in human and animal studies: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol] (2020)
Other
MATTHEWS, J.J., DOLAN, E., SWINTON, P.A., SANTOS, L., ARTIOLI, G.G., TURNER, M.D., ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J. and SALE, C. [2020]. The effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycaemic control and insulin resistance in human and animal studies: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]. Systematic reviews [online], (accepted).

Background: Diabetes is a major public health issue and there is a need to develop low-cost, novel interventions to prevent or reduce disease progression. Growing evidence shows that supplementation with carnosine, or its rate-limiting precursor β-al... Read More about The effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycaemic control and insulin resistance in human and animal studies: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol].

Anatoxin-a degradation by using titanium dioxide. (2020)
Journal Article
KAMINSKI, A., EDWARDS, C., CHRAPUSTA-SREBRNY, E. and LAWTON, L.A. [2020]. Anatoxin-a degradation by using titanium dioxide. Science of the total environment [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143590

Advanced oxidation processes, such as using titanium dioxide (TiO2) photocatalysis, are being developed to reduce or eliminate the toxicity of treated water. In this study, the removal of purified anatoxin-a (ANTX-a), live Dolichospermum flos-aquae c... Read More about Anatoxin-a degradation by using titanium dioxide..

Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition. (2020)
Journal Article
WUYEP, E., OLUYEMI, G., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A.R. 2020. Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition. Arabian journal of geosciences [online], 13(23), article ID 1239. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12517-020-06176-y

The effects of chemical interaction of a biocide with formation rocks on the rock geomechanical properties are examined. A combination of analytical tests (Scanning Electron Microscopy/Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Analysis, X-Ray Powder Diffraction and Pa... Read More about Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition..

Generating insights into what matters to emergency nurses and family members when caring for older people with dementia: how to use generativity as a principle of appreciative inquiry. (2020)
Journal Article
WATKINS, S., DEWAR, B., GRAHAM, M., MURPHY, F., KENNEDY, C. and O'REILLY, P. 2020. Generating insights into what matters to emergency nurses and family members when caring for older people with dementia: how to use generativity as a principle of appreciative inquiry. International practice development journal [online], 10(2), article ID 4. Available from: https://doi.org/10.19043/ipdj.102.004

Background: Participatory research approaches aim to hear the voices of those who give and receive services to co-create insights into future improvements in care experiences. Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is one such participatory approach. The purpose... Read More about Generating insights into what matters to emergency nurses and family members when caring for older people with dementia: how to use generativity as a principle of appreciative inquiry..

3D printing for hip implant applications: a review. (2020)
Journal Article
OKOLIE, O., STACHUREK, I., KANDASUBRAMANIAN, B. and NJUGUNA, J. 2020. 3D printing for hip implant applications: a review. Polymers [online], 12(11), articles ID 2682. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/polym12112682

There is a rising demand for replacement, regeneration of tissues and organ repairs for patients who suffer from diseased/damaged bones or tissues such as hip pains. The hip replacement treatment relies on the implant, which may not always meet the r... Read More about 3D printing for hip implant applications: a review..

Impacts and risk management of COVID-19 pandemic on real estate supply chain. (2020)
Journal Article
UCHEHARA, I., HAMMA-ADAMA, M., OBIRI, K.A., JAFARIFAR, N. and MOORE, D. 2020. Impacts and risk management of COVID-19 pandemic on real estate supply chain. International journal of real estate studies [online], 14(Special Issue 1), pages 41-53. Available from: https://www.utm.my/intr...ES-Covid-006_Latest.pdf

Industry experts internationally have raised concerns regarding the significant risk posed to the real estate sector by the unprecedented global pandemic of Covid-19. The influence of Covid-19 has been swift, and with emerging wide-ranging consequenc... Read More about Impacts and risk management of COVID-19 pandemic on real estate supply chain..

Cut-lengths of perennial ryegrass leaf-blades influences in vitro fermentation by the anaerobic fungus neocallimastix frontalis. (2020)
Journal Article
JIMENEZ, H.R., EDWARDS, J.E., SANDERSON, R., KINGSTON-SMITH, A.H., MCEWAN, N.R. and THEODOROU, M.K. 2020. Cut-lengths of perennial ryegrass leaf-blades influences in vitro fermentation by the anaerobic fungus neocallimastix frontalis. Microorganisms [online], 8(11): unleashing the hidden potential of anaerobic fungi, article ID 1774. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms8111774

Anaerobic fungi in the gut of domesticated and wild mammalian herbivores play a key role in the host’s ability to utilize plant biomass. Due to their highly effective ability to enzymatically degrade lignocellulose, anaerobic fungi are biotechnologic... Read More about Cut-lengths of perennial ryegrass leaf-blades influences in vitro fermentation by the anaerobic fungus neocallimastix frontalis..

Obstacles vs. resources: comparing the effects of a problem-focused, solution-focused and combined approach on perceived goal attainability and commitment. (2020)
Journal Article
ABDULLA, A. and WOODS, R. [2020]. Obstacles vs. resources: comparing the effects of a problem-focused, solution-focused and combined approach on perceived goal attainability and commitment. International journal of applied positive psychology [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41042-020-00044-6

Previous research suggests that solution-focused (SF) questions may be superior to problem-focused (PF) alternatives for a range of practical and psychological outcomes. However, a great deal remains unknown regarding the effects of specific SF (or P... Read More about Obstacles vs. resources: comparing the effects of a problem-focused, solution-focused and combined approach on perceived goal attainability and commitment..