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Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero. [Dataset] (2022)
Dataset
BENNADJI, A., SEDDIKI, M., ALABID, J., LAING, R. and GRAY, D. 2022. Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero. [Dataset]. Energies [online], 15(9), article 3082. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en15093082/s1

Space and water heating for UK homes make up 25% of total energy use and 15% of greenhouse gas emissions. To meet the UK’s ambitious goal of reaching zero emissions from existing buildings in the UK by 2050, by 2030, UK homes’ emissions need to fall... Read More about Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero. [Dataset].

Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero. (2022)
Journal Article
BENNADJI, A., SEDDIKI, M., ALABID, J., LAING, R. and GRAY, D. 2022. Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero. Energies [online], 15(9), article 3082. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en15093082

The UK has one of the least energy-efficient housing stocks in Europe. By 2030, the emissions from UK homes need to fall by at least 24% from 1990 levels to meet the UK's ambitious goal, which is reaching net-zero emissions. The originality of this p... Read More about Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero..

Covid-19 fake news sentiment analysis. (2022)
Journal Article
IWENDI, C., MOHAN, S., KHAN, S., IBEKE, E., AHMADIAN, A. and CIANO, T. 2022. COVID-19 fake news sentiment analysis. Computers and electrical engineering [online], 101, article 107967. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2022.107967

’Fake news’ refers to the misinformation presented about issues or events, such as COVID-19. Meanwhile, social media giants claimed to take COVID-19 related misinformation seriously, however, they have been ineffectual. This research uses the Informa... Read More about Covid-19 fake news sentiment analysis..

Maintaining privacy for a recommender system diagnosis using blockchain and deep learning. (2022)
Journal Article
MANTEY, E.A., ZHOU, C., MANI, V., ARTHUR, J.K. and IBEKE, E. 2022. Maintaining privacy for a recommender system diagnosis using blockchain and deep learning. Human-centric computing and information science [online], (accepted).

The healthcare sector has been revolutionized by Blockchain and AI technologies. Artificial intelligence uses algorithms, recommender systems, decision-making abilities, and big data to display a patient's health records using blockchain. Healthcare... Read More about Maintaining privacy for a recommender system diagnosis using blockchain and deep learning..

An investigation into the information-seeking behaviour of professionals, working within the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector in Ireland. (2022)
Journal Article
BROWNE, B. and MARTZOUKOU, K. 2022. An investigation into the information-seeking behaviour of professionals, working within the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector in Ireland. Library management [online], 43(5), pages 370-398. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-11-2021-0099

Purpose: This research aimed to investigate the information-seeking behaviour (ISB) and information needs of different professional groups within the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector in the Republic of Ireland (i.e. for what purpose information is... Read More about An investigation into the information-seeking behaviour of professionals, working within the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector in Ireland..

From the prefect's desk: Gerard van Swieten's library correspondence. (2022)
Journal Article
CHLEBAK, C.A. and REID, P.H. 2022. From the prefect's desk: Gerard van Swieten's library correspondence. Library and information history [online], 38(1), pages 23-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/lih.2022.0097

This article investigates library-related documents written by Gerard van Swieten (1700–72), during his tenure as Library Prefect in the Imperial Library of Vienna (1745–72). Van Swieten's time as Library Prefect is considered through a textual analy... Read More about From the prefect's desk: Gerard van Swieten's library correspondence..

Home-based learning (HBL) in higher education post COVID: an analysis from staff and student perspectives. (2022)
Journal Article
CONNON, N. and PIRIE, E. 2022. Home-based learning (HBL) in higher education post-COVID: an analysis from staff and student perspectives. Journal of innovation in polytechnic education [online], 4(1): practical innovation: beyond COVID, pages 45-50. Available from: https://jipe.ca/index.php/jipe/article/view/107/51

The purpose of this work is to analyze the impact of COVID-19 on teaching methods, focusing on the Home-Based Learning approaches (HBL) utilized at short notice to support students at the Robert Gordon University in Scotland. Building on the themes d... Read More about Home-based learning (HBL) in higher education post COVID: an analysis from staff and student perspectives..

Smart analysis of learners performance using learning analytics for improving academic progression: a case study model. (2022)
Journal Article
KRISHNAN, R., NAIR, S., SAAMUEL, B.S., JUSTIN, S., IWENDI, C., BIAMBA, C. and IBEKE, E. 2022. Smart analysis of learners performance using learning analytics for improving academic progression: a case study model. Sustainability [online], 14(6), article 3378. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su14063378

In the current COVID-19 pandemic era, Learning Management Systems (LMS) are commonly used in e-learning for various learning activities in Higher Education. Learning Analytics (LA) is an emerging area of LMS, which plays a vital role in tracking and... Read More about Smart analysis of learners performance using learning analytics for improving academic progression: a case study model..

The uncanny place: a critical appraisal of popular paranormal TV shows. (2022)
Journal Article
SMITH, F. and IRONSIDE, R. 2022. The uncanny place: a critical appraisal of popular paranormal TV shows. Journal of popular television [online], 10(1), pages 95-198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/jptv_00072_1

This article examines the construction of the uncanny place in reality paranormal television. Two introductory sequences from the British programme Most Haunted (2002-present) are analysed that investigate 'ordinary homes' to consider the way that pl... Read More about The uncanny place: a critical appraisal of popular paranormal TV shows..

They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland. (2022)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2022. They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland. Scottish affairs [online], 31(1), pages 1-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/scot.2022.0394

This study argues that a new women's cooperative constellation has been established in Scotland around the issue of the Scottish Government's proposed reforms of the Gender Recognition Act. This constellation includes women politicians, researchers,... Read More about They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland..

Organisational development programmes and employees’ career development: the moderating role of gender. (2022)
Journal Article
PINNINGTON, A., ALDABBAS, H., MIRSHAHI, F. and PIRIE, T. [2022]. Organisational development programmes and employees' career development: the moderating role of gender. Journal of workplace learning [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JWL-08-2021-0103

Purpose: This study aims to investigate the relationship between different organisational development programmes (360-degree feedback; Coaching; Job assignment; Employee assistance programmes; On-the-job training; Web-based career information; Contin... Read More about Organisational development programmes and employees’ career development: the moderating role of gender..

It's what the suffragettes would have wanted: the construction of the suffragists and suffragettes on Mumsnet. (2022)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. [2022]. It's what the suffragettes would have wanted: the construction of the suffragists and suffragettes on Mumsnet. Feminist media studies [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2022.2032788

The image of the historical campaign for votes for women is continually reinvigorated and reinvested with meaning by later feminists. An investigation into the ways in which the campaign is framed on the UK online parenting forum Mumsnet demonstrates... Read More about It's what the suffragettes would have wanted: the construction of the suffragists and suffragettes on Mumsnet..

Saying the unsayable: the online expression of mothers' anger during a pandemic. (2022)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S. 2022. Saying the unsayable: the online expression of mothers' anger during a pandemic. Feminism and psychology [online], 32(2), pages 246-264. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09593535221074131

This article investigates key triggers for mothers' anger during the COVID-19 pandemic and some of the positive and negative consequences of its expression online. It uses the UK online parenting forum Mumsnet as a research context and source of data... Read More about Saying the unsayable: the online expression of mothers' anger during a pandemic..

Reframing recycling behaviour through consumers' perceptions: an exploratory investigation. (2021)
Journal Article
OKE, A., MCDONALD, S., KOROBILIS-MAGAS, E., OSOBAJO, O.A. and AWUZIE, B.O. 2021. Reframing recycling behaviour through consumers' perceptions: an exploratory investigation. Sustainability [online], 13(24), article number 13849. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su132413849

Despite the increasing awareness of the consequences of waste, there is no consensus on how and why consumers engage in recycling, making it challenging to design behavioural interventions that might promote recycling, especially in organisational se... Read More about Reframing recycling behaviour through consumers' perceptions: an exploratory investigation..

An optimized machine learning and big data approach to crime detection. (2021)
Journal Article
PALANIVINAYAGAM, A., GOPAL, S.S., BHATTACHARYA, S., ANUMBE, N., IBEKE, E. and BIAMBA, C. 2021. An optimized machine learning and big data approach to crime detection. Wireless communications and mobile computing [online], 2021, article ID 5291528. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/5291528

Crime detection is one of the most important research applications in machine learning. Identifying and reducing crime rates is crucial to developing a healthy society. Big Data techniques are applied to collect and analyse data: determine the requir... Read More about An optimized machine learning and big data approach to crime detection..

Demystifying the complexity and heterogeneity of recycling behavior in organizational settings: a mixed-methods approach. (2021)
Journal Article
OKE, A., MCDONALD, S. and KOROBILIS-MAGAS, E. 2021. Demystifying the complexity and heterogeneity of recycling behavior in organizational settings: a mixed-methods approach. Waste management [online], 136, pages 337-347. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2021.10.020

Research on recycling has advanced across different disciplines, although the current knowledge about recycling behaviors at the corporate level remains elusive. While most studies on recycling are focused on households, there is no indication that p... Read More about Demystifying the complexity and heterogeneity of recycling behavior in organizational settings: a mixed-methods approach..

This post is sponsored but all opinions are my own: does fashion blogging offer an authentic voice? An investigation into the credibility of fashion blogger sponsored content and blogger perspectives on the tensions between authenticity and commercialisation. (2021)
Thesis
DARGIE, H. 2021. This post is sponsored but all opinions are my own: does fashion blogging offer an authentic voice? An investigation into the credibility of fashion blogger sponsored content and blogger perspectives on the tensions between authenticity and commercialisation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1603638

This study investigates the impact of commercial sponsorship upon fashion blogging, a form of digital communication that has become important in influencing online consumer behaviour. Fashion companies appreciate the marketing value of blogs and have... Read More about This post is sponsored but all opinions are my own: does fashion blogging offer an authentic voice? An investigation into the credibility of fashion blogger sponsored content and blogger perspectives on the tensions between authenticity and commercialisation..

The relevance of trait theory for the professionalisation of the new corporate professions: a case study of project management. (2021)
Thesis
LAWMAN, A. 2021. The relevance of trait theory for the professionalisation of the new corporate professions: a case study of project management. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1603238

The aim of this study is to explore the extent to which trait theory is relevant to the new corporate professions through a case study of project management. The award of a Royal Charter to the UK-based professional body, Association for Project Mana... Read More about The relevance of trait theory for the professionalisation of the new corporate professions: a case study of project management..

The Routledge companion to political journalism. (2021)
Book
MORRISON, J., BIRKS, J. and BERRY, M. (eds.) 2022. The Routledge companion to political journalism. Abingdon: Routledge [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429284571

This international edited collection brings together the latest research in political journalism, examining the ideological, commercial and technological forces that are transforming the field and its evolving relationship with news audiences. Compri... Read More about The Routledge companion to political journalism..

Scotland and period poverty: a case study of activists' media and political agenda-setting. (2021)
Book Chapter
MCKAY, F. 2022. Scotland and period poverty: a case study of activists' media and political agenda-setting. In Morrison, J., Birks, J. and Berry, M. (eds.) The Routledge companion to political journalism. Abingdon: Routledge [online], Chapter 38, pages 404-413. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429284571-38

Grassroots-led global social movements have become increasingly prominent on mainstream media and political agendas. In Scotland, several of these have resulted in significant policy change, including the period poverty movement, which addresses ineq... Read More about Scotland and period poverty: a case study of activists' media and political agenda-setting..