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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..

Julian Assange extradition: freedom of British media to expose US state secrets is at stake. [Newspaper article] (2021)
Other
ARNELL, P. 2021. Julian Assange extradition: freedom of British media to expose US state secrets is at stake. [Newspaper article]. Press gazette [online], 2 March 2021. Available from: https://www.pressgazette.co.uk/julian-assange-extradition-appeal/

Dr Paul Arnell is expert on extradition law from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen – he explains why the Julian Assange extradition appeal has huge implications for media freedom in the UK.

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..

Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
GUPTA, R., BADEL, B., GUPTA, P., BUCKNALL, D.G., FLYNN, D. and PANCHOLI, K. 2021. Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. [Dataset]. ACS applied nano materials [online], 4(3), pages 2413-2422. Available from: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/suppl/10.1021/acsanm.0c02719/suppl_file/an0c02719_si_001.pdf

Prepared film sample and their testing setup is included in Section S1 of Supporting Information, TEM images of the uncoated and silica-coated BaTiO3 NPs along with the TEM images of the uncoated BaTiO3 polymer NP sample and all the polymer–NP compos... Read More about Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. [Dataset].

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)
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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..

A practical guide to the systematic application of nominal group technique. (2021)
Journal Article
MULLEN, R., KYDD, A., FLEMING, A. and MCMILLAN, L. 2021. A practical guide to the systematic application of nominal group technique. Nurse researcher [online], 29(1), pages 14-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7748/nr.2021.e1777

Background: Nominal group technique (NGT) is a highly structured, commonly used way of exploring areas of interest and developing consensus. However, it is sometimes conflated with focus group methods. Aim: To provide a rationale for selecting NGT as... Read More about A practical guide to the systematic application of nominal group technique..

Asking students to recall success may not enhance their perceived self-efficacy. (2021)
Journal Article
ABDULLA, A. 2021. Asking students to recall success may not enhance their perceived self-efficacy. Learning and individual differences [online], 87, article ID 101984. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2021.101984

The aim of this study was to discover whether asking students to recall success ('solicited ME recall') enhances PSE for an important skill – writing ideation. In Experiment 1, students were randomly assigned to one of three conditions: (i) Solicited... Read More about Asking students to recall success may not enhance their perceived self-efficacy..

The new UK-EU extradition arrangements. (2021)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. and DAVIES, G. 2021. The new UK-EU extradition arrangements. Scots law times [online], 6, pages 21-23. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk

Extradition requests to Scotland under the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) have ended. Existing from 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2020 the EAW transformed aspects of Scottish and UK extradition practice. In its stead is a new set of rules applying bet... Read More about The new UK-EU extradition arrangements..

A new cost function for spatial image steganography based on 2D-SSA and WMF. (2021)
Journal Article
XIE, G., REN, J., MARSHALL, S., ZHAO, H. and LI, H. 2021. A new cost function for spatial image steganography based on 2D-SSA and WMF. IEEE access [online], 9, pages 30604-30614. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3059690

As an essential tool for secure communications, adaptive steganography aims to communicate secret information with the least security cost. Inspired by the Ranking Priority Profile (RPP), we propose a novel two-step cost function for adaptive stegano... Read More about A new cost function for spatial image steganography based on 2D-SSA and WMF..

Metformin and asarone inhibit HepG2 cell proliferation in a high glucose environment by regulating AMPK and Akt signaling pathway. (2021)
Journal Article
DAS, B.K., KNOTT, R.M. and GADAD, P.C. 2021. Metformin and asarone inhibit HepG2 cell proliferation in a high glucose environment by regulating AMPK and Akt signaling pathway. Future journal of pharmaceutical sciences [online], 7, article 43. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s43094-021-00193-8

Background: Metabolic dysregulation is one of the hallmarks of tumor cell proliferation. Evidence indicates the potential role of the 5′adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK) and protein kinase B/Akt signaling pathway in regulating c... Read More about Metformin and asarone inhibit HepG2 cell proliferation in a high glucose environment by regulating AMPK and Akt signaling pathway..

Nonplacebo controls to determine the magnitude of ergogenic interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2021)
Journal Article
MARTICORENA, F.M., CARVALHO, A., DE OLIVEIRA, L.F., DOLAN, E., GUALANO, B., SWINTON, P. and SAUNDERS, B. [2021]. Nonplacebo controls to determine the magnitude of ergogenic interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Medicine and science in sports and exercise [online], Ahead of Print. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002635

Introduction: Placebos are used as a control treatment that is meant to be indistinguishable from the active intervention. However, where substantive placebo effects may occur, studies that do not include a non-placebo control arm may underestimate t... Read More about Nonplacebo controls to determine the magnitude of ergogenic interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Comparative metabologenomics analysis of polar actinomycetes. (2021)
Journal Article
SOLDATOU, S., ELDJÁRN, G.H., RAMSAY, A., VAN DER HOOFT, J.J.J., HUGHES, A.H., ROGERS, S. and DUNCAN, K.R. 2021. Comparative metabologenomics analysis of polar actinomycetes. Marine drugs [online], 19(2), article 103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/md19020103

Biosynthetic and chemical datasets are the two major pillars for microbial drug discovery in the omics era. Despite the advancement of analysis tools and platforms for multi-strain metabolomics and genomics, linking these information sources remains... Read More about Comparative metabologenomics analysis of polar actinomycetes..

Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed-methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK. (2021)
Journal Article
HANSON, C.L., NEUBECK, L., KYLE, R.G., BROWN, N., GALLAGHER, R., CLARK, R.A., MCHALE, S. and DAWKES, S. 2021. Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed-methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK. International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 18(4), article ID 1700. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041700

Physical activity referral schemes (PARS) are implemented internationally to increase physical activity (PA), but evidence of effectiveness for population subgroups is equivocal. We examined gender differences for a Scottish PARS. This mixed-methods,... Read More about Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed-methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK..

Collaborate and die! Exploring different understandings of organisational cooperation within Scotland's uncertain North Sea oil and gas industry. (2021)
Journal Article
ADAMS, N.N. and MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2021. Collaborate and die! Exploring different understandings of organisational cooperation within Scotland's uncertain North Sea oil and gas industry. Energy research and social science [online], 73, article ID 101909. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2021.101909

This study ethnographically explores how collaboration is enacted within two differently structured sub-sea engineering organisations local to the oil & gas industry in Aberdeen, Scotland. Literature suggests organisational collaboration practices ar... Read More about Collaborate and die! Exploring different understandings of organisational cooperation within Scotland's uncertain North Sea oil and gas industry..

LTMS: a lightweight trust management system for wireless medical sensor networks. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
HAJAR, M.S., AL-KADRI, M.O. and KALUTARAGE, H. 2020. LTMS: a lightweight trust management system for wireless medical sensor networks. In Wang, G., Ko, R., Bhuiyan, M.Z.A. and Pan, Y. (eds.). Proceedings of 19th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Trust, security and privacy in computing and communication international conference 2020 (TrustCom 2020), 29 Dec 2020 - 1 Jan 2021, Guangzhou, China. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 1783-1790. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TrustCom50675.2020.00245

Wireless Medical Sensor Networks (WMSNs) offer ubiquitous health applications that enhance patients' quality of life and support national health systems. Detecting internal attacks on WMSNs is still challenging since cryptographic measures can not pr... Read More about LTMS: a lightweight trust management system for wireless medical sensor networks..

Extradition and mental health: the need for multidisciplinary review and research. (2021)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. and FORRESTER, A. [2021]. Extradition and mental health: the need for multidisciplinary review and research. Medicine, science and the law [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0025802421993370

More than 1000 people are forcibly removed from the UK each year through the process of extradition, so that they might stand trial or be imprisoned abroad. Over the last 10 years, 115,915 extradition requests were made using one such mechanism, the... Read More about Extradition and mental health: the need for multidisciplinary review and research..