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Impact of simulated patients on physiotherapy student skill performance in cardiorespiratory: a pilot study. (2019)
Journal Article
WALKER, C.A. and ROBERTS, F.E. [2019]. Impact of simulated patients on physiotherapy student skill performance in cardiorespiratory: a pilot study. Physiotherapy Canada [online], (accepted).

Background – To date there is no evidence that high fidelity simulation (HFS) improves skill development within the university setting in physiotherapy students. With pressures to reduce costs and maintain/improve quality of the learning experience... Read More

Extradition and the Polish judiciary. (2019)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. 2019. Extradition and the Polish judiciary. Scots law times [online], 18, pages 53-55. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk

This article discusses the rulings in Circuit Court of Warszawa-Praga v Maciejec (Sh Ct) and Regional Court in Bielsko-Biala, Poland v Charyszyn (Ch Ct) in which Polish nationals, subject to extradition order requests, argued that there was the appea... Read More

Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery – part a: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions. (2019)
Journal Article
AFOLABI, R.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., OFFICER, S. and UGWU, J.O. 2019. Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery – part a: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 180, pages 681-698. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.06.016

Research advancement in polymer flooding for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) has been growing over the last decade. This growth can be tied to increased funding towards the development of superior polymers such as hydrophobically associating polymers whe... Read More

Developing a new health-related policy analysis tool (HrPAT): an action research cooperative inquiry approach. (2019)
Journal Article
CASEY, M., ROHDE, D., BRADY, A.-M., FEALY, G., HEGARTY, J., KENNEDY, C., MCNAMARA, M., NICHOLSON, E., O'CONNELL, R., O'CONNOR, L., O'LEARY, D., O'REILLY, P. and STOKES, D. 2019. Developing a new health-related policy analysis tool (HrPAT): an action research cooperative inquiry approach. Journal of nursing management [online], Accepted Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12804

Aim: To develop a tool for the analysis of nursing, midwifery and health-related policy and professional guidance documents. Background: Analysis tools can aid both policy evaluation and policy development. However, no framework for analysing the con... Read More

In between states. [Exhibition] (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
In between states. Exhibition held on 6 June - 6 July 2019, The W OR M, 2019 Look Again Festival, Aberdeen.

An exhibition of contemporary artists, three from North Macedonia, Ana Jovanovska, Ana Lazarenvsk and Ivana Sidzimovska and two from Scotland, Jack Handscome and Izzy Thomson and curated by Jon Blackwood. The exhibition took place in Peacock Visual A... Read More

Indentation based strength analysis of adhesively bonded leading-edge composite joints in wind turbine blades. (2019)
Journal Article
DROUBI, M.G., FOSBROOKE, C., MCCONNACHIE, J. and FAISAL, N.H. 2019. Indentation based strength analysis of adhesively bonded leading-edge composite joints in wind turbine blades. SN applied sciences [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-0735-6

Wind turbine is a source of non-polluting renewable energy. Whether a wind turbine is viable depends entirely on the structural integrity of turbine blade. To assess the structural integrity of wind turbine blades it is necessary to investigate the l... Read More

Prediction of peak plantar pressure for diabetic foot: the regressional model. (2019)
Journal Article
HAZARI, A., MAIYA, A., AGOURIS, I., MONTEIRO, A. and SHIVASHANKARA. 2019. Prediction of peak plantar pressure for diabetic foot: the regressional model. The foot [online], 40, pages 87-91. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foot.2019.06.001

Background - The increase in peak plantar pressure could be the most important etiological factor for pathogenesis of a diabetic foot. Thus the fate of a diabetic foot syndrome which is a clinical triad of neurological, vascular and musculoskeletal c... Read More

Understanding, knowledge and perception of nanotechnology among private universities' students in Malaysia. (2019)
Journal Article
KARIM, M.E., AKHTER, S., MUNIR, A.B., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., HOQUE, K.E., YASIN, S.H.M., ABU-BAKAR, S.S., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A., WIRBA, A.V. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2019. Understanding, knowledge and perception of nanotechnology among private universities' students in Malaysia. Journal of advanced research in social and behavioural science [online], 15(1), pages 85-103. Available from: http://www.akademiabaru...ARSBSV15_N1_P85_103.pdf

Modern day policy making demands to include citizens in the decision making process and this is crucial before the introduction of any emerging technology such as nanotechnology, the science and art of manipulating things at the atomic scale. Even th... Read More

Refusal of planning consent for the Docking Shoal offshore wind farm: stakeholder perspectives and lessons learned. (2019)
Journal Article
BROADBENT, I.D. and NIXON, C.L.B. 2019. Refusal of planning consent for the Docking Shoal offshore wind farm: stakeholder perspectives and lessons learned. Marine policy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103529

The Docking Shoal project was developed by Centrica as part of The Crown Estate’s Round 2 of UK offshore wind licensing. After 8 years of development, the project was ultimately refused planning consent by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climat... Read More

Fukuoka: adapting to climate change through urban green space and the built environment. (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L., KONDO, K., KANEKIYO, H., HAYABUCHI, Y. and YAMAGUCHI, A. 2019. Fukuoka: adapting to climate change through urban green space and the built environment? Cities [online], 93, pages 273-285. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2019.05.007

This paper profiles Fukuoka City in Kyushu, Japan. We focus on the city’s local climate change adaptation policies, and in particular the role of urban and greenspace planning in facilitating adaptation actions within Fukuoka. Fukuoka is a humid subt... Read More

Numerical investigation of sand-screen performance in the presence of adhesive effects for enhanced sand control. (2019)
Journal Article
SHAFFEE, S.N.A., LUCKHAM, P.F., MATAR, O.K., KARNIK, A. and ZAMBERI, M.S.A. 2019. Numerical investigation of sand-screen performance in the presence of adhesive effects for enhanced sand control. SPE journal [online], Preprint. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2118/195686-PA

In many industrial processes, an effective particle-filtration system is essential for removing unwanted solids. The oil and gas industry has explored various technologies to control and manage excessive sand production, such as by installing sand sc... Read More

Multi-label classification via incremental clustering on an evolving data stream. (2019)
Journal Article
NGUYEN, T.T., DANG, M.T., LUONG, A.V., LIEW, A. W.-C., LIANG, T. and MCCALL, J. 2019. Multi-label classification via incremental clustering on an evolving data stream. Pattern recognition [online], 95, pages 96-113. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2019.06.001

With the advancement of storage and processing technology, an enormous amount of data is collected on a daily basis in many applications. Nowadays, advanced data analytics have been used to mine the collected data for useful information and make pred... Read More

Structural and thermal degradation behaviour of reclaimed clay nano-reinforced low density polyethylene nanocomposites. (2019)
Journal Article
SIDDIQUE, S., SMITH, G.D., YATES, K., MISHRA, A.K., MATTHEWS, K., CSETENYI, L.J. and NJUGUNA, J. 2019. Structural and thermal degradation behaviour of reclaimed clay nano-reinforced low-density polyethylene nanocomposites. Journal of polymer research [online], 26, article ID 154. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10965-019-1802-9

In this study, a novel reclaimed clay nanofiller used to manufacture low-density polyethylene (LDPE)/Oil based mud fillers (OBMFs) nanocomposites by a melt compounding process. The mechanical testing samples were manufactured using injection mouldin... Read More

Recent advances in pipeline monitoring and oil leakage detection technologies: principles and approaches. (2019)
Journal Article
ADEGBOYE, M.A., FUNG, W.-K. and KARNIK, A. 2019. Recent advances in pipeline monitoring and oil leakage detection technologies: principles and approaches. Sensors [online], 19(11), article ID 2548. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s19112548

Pipelines are widely used for the transportation of hydrocarbon fluids over millions of miles all over the world. The structures of the pipelines are designed to withstand several environmental loading conditions to ensure safe and reliable distribut... Read More

Enterprise search: a state of the art. (2019)
Journal Article
CLEVERLEY, P.H. and BURNETT, S. 2019. Enterprise search: a state of the art. Business information review [online], 36(2), pages 60-69. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266382119851880 .

Enterprise search is changing. The explosion of information within organizations, technological advances and availability of free OpenSource machine learning libraries offer many possibilities. Eighteen informants from practice, academia, search tech... Read More

Conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review. (2019)
Journal Article
COOPER, K. and ALEXANDER, L. 2019. Conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review. International journal of evidence-based healthcare [online], 17(Supplement 1), pages S38-S40. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/XEB.0000000000000179

Background - Telephone consultations are increasingly used in primary care to deliver healthcare services to patients. However, there has been no review produced which identifies and maps the elements of the components, skills and training required... Read More

UKCS workforce dynamics: the skills landscape 2019-2025. (2019)
Report
RGU OIL AND GAS INSTITUTE. 2019. UKCS workforce dynamics: the skills landscape 2019-2025. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: http://www.rguoilandgas...Landscape-2019-2025.pdf

This report is part of the OPITO UKCS Workforce Dynamics series. The first report, published last year was a review of the UKCS skills requirements to 2035. This follow-up study, focuses on an intermediate timeframe to 2025, exploring the dynamics of... Read More

Environmental protection in the Nigerian oil and gas industry and Jonah Gbemre v Shell PDC Nigeria Limited: let the plunder continue? (2019)
Journal Article
FATUROTI, B., AGBAITORO, G. and ONYA, O. 2019. Environmental protection in the Nigerian oil and gas industry and Jonah Gbemre v Shell PDC Nigeria Limited: let the plunder continue? African journal of international and comparative law [online], 27(2), pages 225-245. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/ajicl.2019.0270

The case of Jonah Gbemre v. Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited made an historic deviation from the usual trend of seeking for monetary compensation by host communities in oil rich regions in Nigeria. Rather, it seeks to correct re... Read More

Inclusive design for immersive spaces. (2019)
Journal Article
CRABB, M., CLARKE, D., ALWAER, H., HERON, M. and LAING, R. 2019. Inclusive design for immersive spaces. Design journal [online], 22(Sup 1): proceedings of the 13th International conference of the European Academy of Design (EAD 2019): running with scissors, 10-12 April 2019, Dundee, UK , pages 2105-2118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2019.1594934

It is vital when creating learning environments that attention is paid towards individuals using a given space, activities that they will carry out, and the available equipment that will facilitate this. It is also important that these spaces are cre... Read More

Advance decisions, dementia and subsequent inconsistent behaviour: a call for greater clarity in the law. (2019)
Journal Article
CHRISTIE, S. 2019. Advance decisions, dementia and subsequent inconsistent behaviour: a call for greater clarity in the law. Journal of medical law and ethics [online], 2019(1). Available from: https://www.uitgeverijp...eader/205341/1001426917

This paper considers the interpretation of section 25(2)(c) of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, on the relevance of subsequent inconsistent behaviour by the maker of an advance decision. Consideration of the very few cases, and analysis of how existing... Read More