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It's different kinds of difficult: student experiences of COVID and lockdown. (2021)
Report
BUTLER-WARKE, A., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., WOODS, R. and TIMMINS, S. 2021. It's different kinds of difficult: student experiences of COVID and lockdown. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Since March 2020 when the first lockdown was announced, the university student experience has changed. Students have experienced isolation, boredom, financial hardship, mental health concerns, and have missed the in-person aspects of their education.... Read More about It's different kinds of difficult: student experiences of COVID and lockdown..

Student experiences of COVID and lockdown: institutional report. (2021)
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BUTLER-WARKE, A., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., WOODS, R. and TIMMINS, S. 2021. Student experiences of COVID and lockdown: institutional report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This report summarises key findings from a study into student experiences of university during the COVID-19 pandemic, their own responses and coping strategies, and their understanding of what universities need to do to support them. We also highligh... Read More about Student experiences of COVID and lockdown: institutional report..

Experiences of key stakeholders with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). (2021)
Journal Article
MICHEL, D.E., TONNA, A.P., DARTSCH, D.C. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2021. Experiences of key stakeholders with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2021.07.017

Background: Though medication reviews have shown positive patient outcomes, they are still not widely implemented in community pharmacies. Published reviews on their implementation often include several other pharmacy services, making them non-specif... Read More about Experiences of key stakeholders with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR)..

Assessment of risk associated with road infrastructure development in the developing countries. (2021)
Journal Article
HAMMA-ADAMA, M., OGUNNUSI, M., MASHWAMA, N.X., AHMAD, A.-B.S. and ABBA, H.A. 2021. Assessment of risk associated with road infrastructure development in the developing countries. Global scientific journals [online], 9(7), pages 1223-1229. Available from: https://www.globalscientificjournal.com/researchpaper/Assessment_of_Risk_Associated_with_Road_Infrastructure_Development_in_the_Developing_Countries.pdf

Developing countries are striving to build their infrastructure to foster their economic growth. Authors discovered that continuous rising in the access to locations along with spending on infrastructure enhances the economic development and growth o... Read More about Assessment of risk associated with road infrastructure development in the developing countries..

Primary teachers' experiences of the effectiveness of nurture groups on children's social and emotional skills, academic attainment and behaviour. (2021)
Journal Article
MACPHERSON, E. and PHILLIPS, R. 2021. Primary teachers' experiences of the effectiveness of nurture groups on children's social and emotional skills, academic attainment and behaviour. International journal of nurture in education [online], 7(Summer), pages 15-26. Available from: https://www.nurtureuk.org/sites/default/files/the_international_journal_of_nurture_in_education_-_volume_7.pdf

Current research suggests that nurture groups are an effective psychosocial intervention to support children and young people with social, emotional and behaviour difficulties. However, to date research has not examined teachers’ personal opinions of... Read More about Primary teachers' experiences of the effectiveness of nurture groups on children's social and emotional skills, academic attainment and behaviour..

Reparations and the politics of waiting in Kenya. (2021)
Journal Article
MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2021. Reparations and the politics of waiting in Kenya. Journal of Eastern African studies [online], 15(3), pages 464-484. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2021.1950749

This article examines transitional justice in Kenya, drawing on interviews and focus groups with survivors of the post-election violence of 2007–2008. Focusing particularly on the experiences of women and internally displaced persons (IDPs), it explo... Read More about Reparations and the politics of waiting in Kenya..

Information sources in patents: Stephen Adams. (2021)
Journal Article
OPPENHEIM, C. 2021. Information sources in patents: Stephen Adams. European intellectual property review [online], 43(8), pages 553. Available from: http://legalresearch.westlaw.co.uk/

This is a book review of Stephen Adams' book Information Sources in Patents. This heavyweight tome is a completely revised and updated edition of a well-established guide to patent information sources. It comprises 19 chapters plus numerous appendice... Read More about Information sources in patents: Stephen Adams..

International audit of simulation use in pre-registration medical radiation science training. (2021)
Journal Article
BRIDGE, P., SHINER, N., BOLDERSTON, A., GUNN, T., HAZELL, L.J., JOHNSON, R., LAWSON JONES, G., MIFSUD, L., STEWART, S.L. and MCNULTY, J.P. [2021]. International audit of simulation use in pre-registration medical radiation science training. Radiography [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2021.06.011

Introduction: Simulation-based education (SBE) can replicate the challenging aspects of real-world clinical environments, while providing a safe and less intimidating setting. Literature supports its use within medical radiation science (MRS) trainin... Read More about International audit of simulation use in pre-registration medical radiation science training..

A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs. (2021)
Journal Article
HAWEZ, H.K., SANAEE, R. and FAISAL, N.H. [2021]. A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2021.104150

Naturally fractured reservoirs have been a source of challenging issues with regard to field development, well stability, drilling, and enhanced oil recovery, as a connected fracture system can totally dominate the flow patterns. Because of the high... Read More about A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs..

New directions and challenges in engineering biologically-enhanced biochar for biological water treatment. (2021)
Journal Article
JAYAKUMAR, A., WURZER, C., SOLDATOU, S., EDWARDS, C., LAWTON, L.A. and MAŠEK, O. 2021. New directions and challenges in engineering biologically-enhanced biochar for biological water treatment. Science of the total environment [online], 796, article number 148977. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148977

Cost-effective, efficient, and sustainable water treatment solutions utilising existing materials and technology will make it easier for low and middle-income countries to adopt them, improving public health. The ability of biochar to mediate and sup... Read More about New directions and challenges in engineering biologically-enhanced biochar for biological water treatment..

Improved gray wolf particle filtering and high-fidelity second-order autoregressive equivalent modeling for intelligent state of charge prediction of lithium-ion batteries. (2021)
Journal Article
XIE, Y., WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., YU, C., FAN, Y., CAO, W. and CHEN, X. [2021]. Improved gray wolf particle filtering and high-fidelity second-order autoregressive equivalent modeling for intelligent state of charge prediction of lithium-ion batteries. International journal of energy research [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/er.7014

Abstract: The rapid development of new energy vehicles puts forward higher requirements for the lithium-ion batteries model construction, high-efficiency condition monitoring and collaborative estimation. An improved high-fidelity second-order autore... Read More about Improved gray wolf particle filtering and high-fidelity second-order autoregressive equivalent modeling for intelligent state of charge prediction of lithium-ion batteries..

Optimising the introduction of connected and autonomous vehicles in a public transport system using macro-level mobility simulations and evolutionary algorithms. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
HAN, K., CHRISTIE, L.A., ZĂVOIANU, A.-C. and MCCALL, J. 2021. Optimising the introduction of connected and autonomous vehicles in a public transport system using macro-level mobility simulations and evolutionary algorithms. Presented at 2021 Genetic and evolutionary computation conference (GECCO 2021), 10-14 July 2021, [virtual conference].

The past five years have seen a rapid development of plans and test pilots aimed at introducing connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) in public transport systems around the world. Using a real-world scenario from the Leeds Metropolitan Area as a c... Read More about Optimising the introduction of connected and autonomous vehicles in a public transport system using macro-level mobility simulations and evolutionary algorithms..

A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships. (2021)
Journal Article
SMITH, S., TAYLOR-SMITH, E., FABIAN, K., ZARB, M., PATERSON, J., BARR, M. and BERG, T. 2021. A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships. Journal of education and work [online], 34(4), pages 488-503. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080.2021.1946494

This mixed-method study at six universities asked degree apprentices about their trajectories into the apprenticeship, to better understand the social mobility potential of apprenticeships. The degree apprenticeship offers a route to a degree for app... Read More about A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships..

Interventions, barriers and facilitators associated with return to work in adults following stroke: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol] (2021)
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COUTTS, E. and COOPER, K. [2021]. Interventions, barriers and facilitators associated with return to work in adults following stroke: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI evidence synthesis [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/jbies-20-00386

Objective: The purpose of this scoping review is to map what has been reported on interventions, barriers, and facilitators for adults with and without communication disorders following a stroke to return to work. Introduction: Difficulties in return... Read More about Interventions, barriers and facilitators associated with return to work in adults following stroke: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol].

Towards the landscape rotation as a perturbation strategy on the quadratic assignment problem. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
ALZA, J., BARTLETT, M., CEBERIO, J. and MCCALL, J. 2021. Towards the landscape rotation as a perturbation strategy on the quadratic assignment problem. In Chicano, F. (ed.) GECCO '21: proceedings of 2021 Genetic and evolutionary computation conference companion, 10-14 July 2021, [virtual conference]. New York: ACM [online], pages 1405-1413. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3449726.3463139

Recent work in combinatorial optimisation have demonstrated that neighbouring solutions of a local optima may belong to more favourable attraction basins. In this sense, the perturbation strategy plays a critical role on local search based algorithms... Read More about Towards the landscape rotation as a perturbation strategy on the quadratic assignment problem..

Behavioural symptoms of mental health disorder such as depression among young people using Instagram: a systematic review. (2021)
Journal Article
ADEYANJU, G.C., SOLFA, R.P., TRAN, T.L., WOHLFARTH, S., BÜTTNER, J., OSOBAJO, O.A. and OTITOJU, A. 2021. Behavioural symptoms of mental health disorder such as depression among young people using Instagram: a systematic review. Translational medicine communications [online], 6, article number 15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s41231-021-00092-3

There is a growing debate on the linkage between social networking platforms and mental health disorder, such as depressive behaviour or depression. However, the relationship between Instagram use and depression or depressive behaviour has not been e... Read More about Behavioural symptoms of mental health disorder such as depression among young people using Instagram: a systematic review..

Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film. (2021)
Journal Article
DAVIDSON, A. and REID, P.H. [2021]. Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film. Journal of documentation [online], Early Cite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2020-0157

Purpose: The aim of the research was to create a site which could host an archive of moving image associated with the town of Fraserburgh in Scotland, but could also include other digital artefacts to support and enhance the narratives contained with... Read More about Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film..

The impact of thermal ageing on sealing performance of HNBR packing elements in downhole installations in oilfield wellhead applications. (2021)
Journal Article
HASSANI, F., FAISAL, N.H., NISH, R., ROTHNIE, S. and NJUGUNA, J. [2021]. The impact of thermal ageing on sealing performance of HNBR packing elements in downhole installations in oilfield wellhead applications. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], In Press, article 109200. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.109200

Hydrogenated nitrile butyl rubber (HNBR) elastomers are highly resistant to chemicals and degradation, and they are good candidates to be adopted in aggressive environmental conditions of high temperature and pressure. As these service parameters are... Read More about The impact of thermal ageing on sealing performance of HNBR packing elements in downhole installations in oilfield wellhead applications..

Experiences of piloting the learning by developing action model in a computing science context. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
LINTILÄ, T. and ZARB, M. 2021. Experiences of piloting the learning by developing action model in a computing science context. In Gómez Chova, L., López Martínez, A. and Candel Torres, I. (eds.) EDULEARN 21: proceedings of the 13th international conference on Education and new learning technologies 2021 (EDULEARN 2021), 5-6 July 2021, [virtual conference]. Valencia: International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED) [online], pages 3036-3042. To be available from: https://doi.org/10.21125/edulearn.2021

This article describes the piloting of the Learning by Developing (LbD) action model in the UK. The purpose of the pilot is to study how a pedagogical method based on the LbD can be introduced in computing students in the UK. The LbD action model has... Read More about Experiences of piloting the learning by developing action model in a computing science context..

Re-thinking digital skill development post COVID 19: views from the workplace. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I. 2021. Re-thinking digital skill development post COVID 19: views from the workplace. Presented at the 13th international conference on Education and new learning technologies 2021 (EDULEARN 2021), 5-6 July 2021, [virtual conference].

As a result of the revolutionary change in remote and online working practices triggered by the pandemic in 2020, the need for universities to prepare students for the international, virtual, workplace has never been greater. To remain competitive in... Read More about Re-thinking digital skill development post COVID 19: views from the workplace..