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Renewable energy performance of the green buildings: key-enabler on useful consumption yield. (2020)
Journal Article
AMRAN, M.E., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., KAMARUDDIN, S.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., AYUB, A.S., BANI, N.A., SAUDI, A.S.H. and ARDILA-REY, J.A. 2020. Renewable energy performance of the green buildings: key-enabler on useful consumption yield. IEEE access [online], 8, pages 9547- 95767. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2996573

Malaysia’s Eleventh Plan started to encourage green building developments and green industries to stimulate green growth. Eventually, the Malaysian government had launched a new commitment to accelerate the green and efficient energy sector and revis... Read More about Renewable energy performance of the green buildings: key-enabler on useful consumption yield..

Proppant transport in dynamically propagating hydraulic fractures using CFD-XFEM approach. (2020)
Journal Article
SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Proppant transport in dynamically propagating hydraulic fractures using CFD-XFEM approach. International journal of rock mechanics and mining sciences [online], 131, article ID 104356. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2020.104356.

Numerically modelling the fluid flow with proppant transport and fracture propagation together are one of the significant technical challenges in hydraulic fracturing of unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs. The existing models either model the prop... Read More about Proppant transport in dynamically propagating hydraulic fractures using CFD-XFEM approach..

Pharmacological interventions for treating chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. (2020)
Journal Article
PATERSON, C. and KENNEDY, C. [2020]. Pharmacological interventions for treating chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Research in nursing and health [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/nur.22027

Prostatitis is a common condition which can affect men of all ages; however, it is more frequently experienced in younger men with an initial onset around 40 years of age. The two main presenting clinical features of prostatitis are lower urinary tra... Read More about Pharmacological interventions for treating chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome..

Microwave irradiation synthesis and characterization of reduced-(graphene oxide-(polystyrene-polymethyl methacrylate))/silver nanoparticle nanocomposites and their anti-microbial activity. (2020)
Journal Article
ALDOASRI, M.A., ALSAUD, K.B.B., OTHMAN, A., AL-HINDAWI, M., FAISAL, N.H., AHMED, R., MICHAEL, F.M., KRISHNAN, M.R. and ALSHARAEH, E. 2020. Microwave irradiation synthesis and characterization of reduced-(graphene oxide-(polystyrene-polymethyl methacrylate))/silver nanoparticle nanocomposites and their anti-microbial activity. Polymers [online], 12(5), article ID 1155. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/polym12051155

Herein, we report a facile process for the preparation of styrene and methyl-methacrylate copolymer nanocomposites containing reduced graphene oxide and silver nanoparticles ((R-(GO-(PS-PMMA))/AgNPs)) by using (i) microwave irradiation (MWI) to obtai... Read More about Microwave irradiation synthesis and characterization of reduced-(graphene oxide-(polystyrene-polymethyl methacrylate))/silver nanoparticle nanocomposites and their anti-microbial activity..

MUCO-DIS: a new AFM-based nanoscale dissolution technique. (2020)
Journal Article
GHORI, M.U., NIRWAN, J.S., ASIM, T., CHAHID, Y., FARHAJ, S., KHIZER, Z., TIMMINS, P. and CONWAY, B.R. 2020. MUCO-DIS: a new AFM-based nanoscale dissolution technique. AAPS PharmSciTech [online], 21(5), article ID 142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1208/s12249-020-01697-x

Mucoadhesion based drug delivery systems have recently gained interest because of their bio-adhesion capability, which results in enhanced residence time, leading to prolonged duration of action with the mucosal surface, potentially improving complia... Read More about MUCO-DIS: a new AFM-based nanoscale dissolution technique..

Evolving interval-based representation for multiple classifier fusion. (2020)
Journal Article
NGUYEN, T.T., DANG,M.T., BAGHEL, V.A., LUONG, A.V., MCCALL, J. and LIEW, A.W.-C. 2020 Evolving interval-based representation for multiple classifier fusion. Knowledge-based systems [online], 201-202, article ID 106034. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2020.106034

Designing an ensemble of classifiers is one of the popular research topics in machine learning since it can give better results than using constitute member. Furthermore, the performance of ensemble can be improved using the selection or adaptation a... Read More about Evolving interval-based representation for multiple classifier fusion..

Multi-residue enantioselective determination of emerging drug contaminants in seawater by solid phase extraction and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. (2020)
Journal Article
MCKENZIE, K., MOFFAT, C.F. and PETRIE, B. 2020. Multi-residue enantioselective determination of emerging drug contaminants in seawater by solid phase extraction and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Analytical methods [online], 12(22), pages 2881-2892. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/d0ay00801j

This study proposes a new multi-residue enantioselective method for the determination of emerging drug contaminants in sea water by solid phase extraction (SPE) and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS). To achieve satisfactory en... Read More about Multi-residue enantioselective determination of emerging drug contaminants in seawater by solid phase extraction and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry..

The importance of shared understanding within football teams. (2020)
Journal Article
MALONE, M.K. and LORIMER, R. [2020]. The importance of shared understanding within football teams. Journal of sport psychology in action [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/21520704.2020.1760982

Within a football team, it is vital for coaches to acknowledge the importance of their players having the knowledge of what is required in specific roles in the team and what their other team members are likely to do in certain situations. This mutua... Read More about The importance of shared understanding within football teams..

Degradation of okadaic acid in seawater by UV/TiO2 photocatalysis: proof of concept. (2020)
Journal Article
CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D., LAWTON, L. and EDWARDS, C. 2020. Degradation of okadaic acid in seawater by UV/TiO2 photocatalysis: proof of concept. Science of the total environment [online], 733, article ID 139346. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139346

The consumption of contaminated shellfish with marine toxins causes adverse socioeconomical, environmental and health impacts. The marine toxin okadaic acid (OA) provokes diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP) syndrome characterized by severe gastroint... Read More about Degradation of okadaic acid in seawater by UV/TiO2 photocatalysis: proof of concept..

Pater knows best: withdrawal of medical treatment from infants in Scotland. (2020)
Journal Article
BROWN, J. and CHRISTIE, S. [2020]. Pater knows best: withdrawal of medical treatment from infants in Scotland. Oxford journal of legal studies [online], (accepted).

The cases of Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans placed the withdrawal of treatment from terminally ill infants at the forefront of medical law and ethics. In the medico-legal context, Scottish court procedures materially differ from those in England. This... Read More about Pater knows best: withdrawal of medical treatment from infants in Scotland..

Augmented reality procedural guide system. (2020)
Digital Artefact
ELYAN, E. 2020. Augmented reality procedural guide system. [Video recording]. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://youtu.be/SM15leaKbJY

This video provides a brief demonstration of an augmented reality (AR) system for the provision of guidance on correct procedures during the handling of complex equipment. This system was created as part of a project that aimed to replace user guides... Read More about Augmented reality procedural guide system..

Learning to recognise exercises for the self-management of low back pain. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
WIJEKOON, A., WIRATUNGA, N., COOPER, K. and BACH, K. 2020. Learning to recognise exercises for the self-management of low back pain. In Barták, R. and Bell, E. (eds.). Proceedings of the 33rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) 2020 conference (FLAIRS-33), 17-20 May 2020, Miami Beach, USA. Palo Alto: AAAI Press [online], pages 347-352. Available from: https://aaai.org/ocs/in...AIRS20/paper/view/18460

Globally, Low back pain (LBP) is one of the top three contributors to years lived with disability. Self-management with an active lifestyle is the cornerstone for preventing and managing LBP. Digital interventions are introduced in the recent past to... Read More about Learning to recognise exercises for the self-management of low back pain..

An assessment of the financial soundness of the Kazakh banks. [Appendices] (2020)
Dataset
SALINA, A.P., ZHANG, X. and HASSAN, O.A.G. 2020. An assessment of the financial soundness of the Kazakh banks. [Appendices]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/906761

These appendices contain the tables and figures associated with a forthcoming article: SALINA, A.P., ZHANG, X. and HASSAN, O.A.G. [2020]. An assessment of the financial soundness of the Kazakh banks. Asian journal of accounting research [online],... Read More about An assessment of the financial soundness of the Kazakh banks. [Appendices].

Associations between IGF1, IGFBP2 and TGFß3 genes polymorphisms and growth performance of broiler chicken lines. (2020)
Journal Article
HOSNEDLOVA, B., VERNEROVA, K., KIZEK, R., BOZZI, R., KADLEC, J., CURN, V., KOUBA, F., FERNANDEZ, C., MACHANDER, V. AND HORNA, H. 2020. Associations between IGF1, IGFBP2 and TGFß3 genes polymorphisms and growth performance of broiler chicken lines. Animals [online], 10(5), article ID 800. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10050800

The main goal of breeding programs for broiler chickens is to increase growth rate and breast and thigh muscles weight. The candidate gene approach is a powerful technique for genetically improving performance traits in chickens. We studied the assoc... Read More about Associations between IGF1, IGFBP2 and TGFß3 genes polymorphisms and growth performance of broiler chicken lines..

Perspectives of crisis intervention for people diagnosed with 'borderline personality disorder': an integrative review. (2020)
Journal Article
WARRENDER, D., BAIN, H., MURRAY, I. and KENNEDY, C. [2020]. Perspectives of crisis intervention for people diagnosed with 'borderline personality disorder': an integrative review. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing [online], EarlyView. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12637

Introduction: 'Borderline personality disorder' ('BPD') is associated with frequent use of crisis intervention services. However, no robust evidence base supports specific interventions, and people's experiences are not well understood. Aim: To explo... Read More about Perspectives of crisis intervention for people diagnosed with 'borderline personality disorder': an integrative review..

Employability through experiential delivery of intercultural communication skills online. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
CRAWFORD, I., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S. and BARBOSA, B. 2020. Employability through experiential delivery of intercultural communication skills online. In Domenech, J., Merello, P., de la Poza, E. and Peña-Ortiz, R. (eds.). Proceedings of the 6th International Higher education advances conference 2020 (HEAd'20), 2-5 June 2020, València, Spain. València: Universitat Politècnica de València [online], pages 993-1000. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4995/HEAd20.2020.11185

International trade, enabled by rapid technological advances, has had a profound effect on the way employees work and communicate in a borderless, virtual environment. Within this context, classroom collaboration through online virtual teams can be a... Read More about Employability through experiential delivery of intercultural communication skills online..

Deep transformation toward decoloniality in social work: themes for change in a social work higher education program. (2020)
Journal Article
HARMS SMITH, L. and RASOOL, S. 2020. Deep transformation toward decoloniality in social work: themes for change in a social work higher education program. Journal of progressive human services [online], 31(2), pages 144-164. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10428232.2020.1762295

This article describes thematic outcomes of a process of engagement around deep transformation toward Decoloniality in a university social work education program. Given the gravity of working toward Decoloniality for social work education in South Af... Read More about Deep transformation toward decoloniality in social work: themes for change in a social work higher education program..

Improved overlap-based undersampling for imbalanced dataset classification with application to epilepsy and Parkinson's disease. (2020)
Journal Article
VUTTIPITTAYAMONGKOL, P. and ELYAN, E. [2020]. Improved overlap-based undersampling for imbalanced dataset classification with application to epilepsy and Parkinson's disease. International journal of neural systems [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1142/S012906572050043

Classification of imbalanced datasets has attracted substantial research interest over the past decades. Imbalanced datasets are common in several domains such as health, finance, security and others. A wide range of solutions to handle imbalanced da... Read More about Improved overlap-based undersampling for imbalanced dataset classification with application to epilepsy and Parkinson's disease..

Assessment of the RACPC performance under diffuse radiation for use in BIPV system. (2020)
Journal Article
FOSTER, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., RAINE, D.F., DECIGA-GUSI, J., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A., MUNIR, A.B., MAS'UD, A.A. and ARDILA-REY, J.A. 2020. Assessment of the RACPC performance under diffuse radiation for use in BIPV system. Applied sciences [online], 10(10), article ID 3552. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/app10103552

In the last four decades there has been a significant increase in solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, which makes solar one of the most promising renewable energy sources. Following this trend, solar power would become the world’s largest source of ele... Read More about Assessment of the RACPC performance under diffuse radiation for use in BIPV system..

Kelly Bogue: the divisive state of social policy. (2020)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2020. Kelly Bogue: the divisive state of social policy. Critical social policy [online], 40(2), pages 317-318. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0261018319899390a

This is a book review of Kelly Bogue's The divisive state of social policy. Divided into seven chapters and an appendix with participant information and demographics, the book weaves together several theoretical and empirical strands. Chapters 1 and... Read More about Kelly Bogue: the divisive state of social policy..


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