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Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
BALOGUN, Y., IYI, D., OYENEYIN, B., FAISAL, N., OLUYEMI, G. and MAHON, R. 2021. Experimental investigation of the effect of injection temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. [Dataset]. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 203, article 108645. Available from: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0920410521003053#appsec1

This work investigates the effect of temperature on oil-water relative permeability using well-sorted unconsolidated silica sandpacks, by adopting the unsteady-state relative permeability method, and by applying numerical history matching technique.... Read More about Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. [Dataset].

Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. (2021)
Journal Article
BALOGUN, Y., IYI, D., FAISAL, N., OYENEYIN, B., OLUYEMI, G. and MAHON, R. 2021. Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 203, article ID 108645. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108645

Relative permeability is affected by several flow parameters, mainly the operating temperature and fluid viscosity. Fluid viscosities change with temperature, which correspondingly affects the relative permeability. Temperature is believed to have a... Read More about Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability..

Understanding legal research in the built environment. (2021)
Book Chapter
MANTE, J. 2021. Understanding legal research in the built environment. In Manu, E. and Akotia, J. (eds.) Secondary research methods in the built environment. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 8, pages 106-116. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003000532-8

Legal research is often misunderstood by many a researcher in the built environment, especially beginners. Its role as a suitable research approach employing both primary and secondary sources of data to arrive at logically sound outcomes is often un... Read More about Understanding legal research in the built environment..

Cell free Microcystis aeruginosa spent medium affects Daphnia magna survival and stress response. (2021)
Journal Article
BOJADZIJA SAVIC, G., COLINET, H., BORMANS, M., EDWARDS, C., LAWTON, L.A., BRIAND, E. and WIEGAND, C. 2021. Cell free Microcystis aeruginosa spent medium affects Daphnia magna survival and stress response. Toxicon [online], 195, pages 37-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2021.03.009

Primary consumers in freshwater ecosystems, such as the zooplankton organism Daphnia magna, are highly affected by cyanobacteria, both as they may use it as a food source but also by cyanobacterial metabolites present in the water. Here, we investiga... Read More about Cell free Microcystis aeruginosa spent medium affects Daphnia magna survival and stress response..

Effectiveness of intervention on behaviour change against use of non-biodegradable plastic bags: a systematic review. (2021)
Journal Article
ADEYANJU, G.C., AUGUSTINE, T.M., VOLKMANN, S., OYEBAMIJI, U.A., RAN, S., OSOBAJO, O.A. and OTITOJU, A. 2021. Effectiveness of intervention on behaviour change against use of non-biodegradable plastic bags: a systematic review. Discover sustainability [online], 2(1), article 13. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s43621-021-00015-0

The devastating impacts that bio-degradable products such as plastic bags are having on human health, wildlife, and the environment is enormous, especially single-use once. Single-use plastics are non-biodegradable products and does not undergo biolo... Read More about Effectiveness of intervention on behaviour change against use of non-biodegradable plastic bags: a systematic review..

Comparing mental contrasting with implementation intentions against solution-focused and autonomous planning. (2021)
Journal Article
ABDULLA, A. and WOODS, R. [2021]. Comparing mental contrasting with implementation intentions against solution-focused and autonomous planning. School psychology international [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/01430343211000399

Research suggests that mental contrasting with implementation intentions (MCII) enhances commitment and goal attainment. However, most studies have used limited comparison conditions. The present study compared MCII against two other potentially effe... Read More about Comparing mental contrasting with implementation intentions against solution-focused and autonomous planning..

Self-reported training variables are poor predictors of laboratory measures in cyclists. (2021)
Journal Article
MAZZOLANI, B.C., PERIM, P., SMAIRA, F.I., REZENDE, N.S., BESTETTI, G.C., DUMAS, A., DE OLIVEIRA, L.F., SWINTON, P., DOLAN, E. and SAUNDERS, B. 2021. Self-reported training variables are poor predictors of laboratory measures in cyclists. The journal of sport and exercise science [online], 5(2), pages 139-148. Available from: https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.36905/jses.2021.02.07

Purpose: Cycling is an activity that depends on a range of physiological attributes, as well as genetic, dietary, lifestyle and training factors. The aim of this study was to determine what self-reported training-related factors (e.g. intensity, freq... Read More about Self-reported training variables are poor predictors of laboratory measures in cyclists..

Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports. (2021)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., BLOICE, L. and GRAY, D. [2021]. Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports. Scottish affairs [online], (accepted).

This paper explores the social importance of small, local airports to Scottish island communities, and the roles that they might play in maintaining cultural identity and a sense of place. It draws upon studies conducted in three communities: Benbecu... Read More about Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports..

A FEA simulation study of ball end mill for fixed 3+1 / 3+2 axis machining of Ti-6Al-4V. (2021)
Journal Article
ANBALAGAN, A., ARUMUGAM, E. and MICHAEL, A.X. [2021]. A FEA simulation study of ball end mill for fixed 3+1 / 3+2 axis machining of Ti-6Al-4V. Materials today: proceedings [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.02.369

This paper presents a Finite Element Analysis (FEA) simulation study conducted on ball endmill for fixed 3 + 1 and 3 + 2 axis orientations for machining Ti-6Al-4 V. This work adopts a tungsten carbide (WC) Ø18.6 mm diametrical/6fluted ball endmill to... Read More about A FEA simulation study of ball end mill for fixed 3+1 / 3+2 axis machining of Ti-6Al-4V..

Feature selection using enhanced particle swarm optimisation for classification models. (2021)
Journal Article
XIE, H., ZHANG, L., LIM, C.P., YU, Y. and LIU, H. 2021. Feature selection using enhanced particle swarm optimisation for classification models. Sensors [online], 21(5), article 1816. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s21051816

In this research, we propose two Particle Swarm Optimisation (PSO) variants to undertake feature selection tasks. The aim is to overcome two major shortcomings of the original PSO model, i.e., premature convergence and weak exploitation around the ne... Read More about Feature selection using enhanced particle swarm optimisation for classification models..

Intelligent human action recognition using an ensemble model of evolving deep networks with swarm-based optimization. (2021)
Journal Article
ZHANG, L., LIM, C.P. and YU, Y. 2021. Intelligent human action recognition using an ensemble model of evolving deep networks with swarm-based optimization. Knowledge-based systems [online], 220, article ID 106918. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2021.106918

Automatic interpretation of human actions from realistic videos attracts increasing research attention owing to its growing demand in real-world deployments such as biometrics, intelligent robotics, and surveillance. In this research, we propose an e... Read More about Intelligent human action recognition using an ensemble model of evolving deep networks with swarm-based optimization..

Quantification of training and match-play load across a season in professional youth football players. (2021)
Journal Article
MAUGHAN, P.C., MACFARLANE, N.G. and SWINTON, P.A. [2021]. Quantification of training and match-play load across a season in professional youth football players. International journal of sports science and coaching [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/17479541211000328

The purpose of this study was to quantify load across an entire season for professional youth football players and assess the effects of stage of season, playing position and training day relative to match day (MD). Data from ratings of perceived exe... Read More about Quantification of training and match-play load across a season in professional youth football players..

Online full-parameter identification and SOC estimation of lithium-ion battery pack based on composite electrochemical-dual circuit polarization modeling. (2021)
Journal Article
SHI, H., WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., YU, C., FAN, Y. and CAO, W. 2021. Online full-parameter identification and SOC estimation of lithium-ion battery pack based on composite electrochemical-dual circuit polarization modeling. IOP conference series: earth and environmental science [online], 675: proceedings of 5th Energy engineering and environmental protection international conference 2020 (EEEP 2020), 17-19 November 2020, [virtual conference], article 012192. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/675/1/012192

A new composite electrochemistry-dual circuit polarization model (E-DCP) is proposed by combining the advantages of various electrochemical empirical models in this paper. Then, the multi-innovation least squares (MILS) algorithm is used to perform o... Read More about Online full-parameter identification and SOC estimation of lithium-ion battery pack based on composite electrochemical-dual circuit polarization modeling..

Police cooperation and exchange of information under the EU-UK trade and cooperation agreement. (2021)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P., BOCK, S., DAVIES, G. and WÖRNER, L. [2021]. Police cooperation and exchange of information under the EU-UK trade and cooperation agreement. New journal of European criminal law [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/2032284421995572

Brexit has led to a realignment of police cooperation and information exchange between the EU and the UK. This has been affected by Titles II-V and IX of Part III of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement. The terms governing the exchange of DNA, finger... Read More about Police cooperation and exchange of information under the EU-UK trade and cooperation agreement..

Kathy Peiss, information hunters. (2021)
Journal Article
OPPENHEIM, C. [2021]. Kathy Peiss, information hunters. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000621997020

This is a book review of Kathy Peiss, Information hunters by Charles Oppenheim. The author is Professor of American History at the University of Pennsylvania; her previous books have been about US social history. So why has she now written about, as... Read More about Kathy Peiss, information hunters..

Who wants North Sea CCS, and why? Assessing differences in opinion between oil and gas industry respondents and wider energy and environmental stakeholders. (2021)
Journal Article
GONZALEZ, A., MABON, L. and AGARWAL, A. 2021. Who wants North Sea CCS, and why? Assessing differences in opinion between oil and gas industry respondents and wider energy and environmental stakeholders. International journal of greenhouse gas control [online], 106, article ID 103288. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2021.103288

Although Scotland and the wider UK is making good progress with research and development towards deployment of offshore carbon capture and storage, there is increasing divergence in opinion on the necessity of CCS for meeting climate change targets.... Read More about Who wants North Sea CCS, and why? Assessing differences in opinion between oil and gas industry respondents and wider energy and environmental stakeholders..

Exploring patient safety culture in a Kuwaiti secondary care setting: a qualitative study. (2021)
Journal Article
ALQATTAN, H., CLELAND, J., MORRISON, Z. and CAMERON, I.M. 2021. Exploring patient safety culture in a Kuwaiti secondary care setting: a qualitative study. Sultan Qaboos University medical journal [online], 21(1), pages e77-e85. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18295/squmj.2021.21.01.011

Objectives: Qualitative studies can improve understanding of patient safety culture (PSC), which has been relatively neglected by researchers in the Gulf Cooperation Council context. This study employed a qualitative approach to explore healthcare st... Read More about Exploring patient safety culture in a Kuwaiti secondary care setting: a qualitative study..

Shamima Begum's exile over Isis support raises profound questions about racism, sexism and British citizenship. [Newspaper article] (2021)
Other
ARNELL, P. 2021. Shamima Begum's exile over Isis support raises profound questions about racism, sexism and British citizenship. [Newspaper article]. The Scotsman [online], 27 February 2021. Available from: https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/shamima-begums-exile-over-isis-support-raises-profound-questions-about-racism-sexism-and-british-citizenship-dr-paul-arnell-3148318

The case of Shamima Begum raises strong and contrasting opinions. Many people feel that her permanent exile from the UK is a just and reasonable response to what she has done. Others are of the view that that fate is discriminatory and egregious.

Expectant parents’ perspectives on the influence of a single antenatal relaxation class: a qualitative study. (2021)
Journal Article
TABIB, M., HUMPHREY, T., FORBES-MCKAY, K. and LAU, A. 2021. Expectant parents’ perspectives on the influence of a single antenatal relaxation class: a qualitative study. Complementary therapies in clinical practice [online], 43, article ID 101341. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctcp.2021.101341

Aim: This study explores the perspectives of expectant parents on the influence of a single antenatal class incorporating education on childbirth physiology and relaxation techniques. Method: The data for this qualitative descriptive study were colle... Read More about Expectant parents’ perspectives on the influence of a single antenatal relaxation class: a qualitative study..

Teachers' faith, identity processes and resilience: a qualitative approach. (2021)
Journal Article
PHILLIPS, R. [2021]. Teachers' faith, identity processes and resilience: a qualitative approach. British journal of religious education [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/01416200.2021.1891860

Teachers are at risk to suffer from burnout and adverse mental health as a result of work-related stress and conflicts. The development of teacher resilience depends upon a complex interaction between extraneous factors (i.e. administrative and socia... Read More about Teachers' faith, identity processes and resilience: a qualitative approach..