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Study of physico-chemical changes of CdTe QDs after their exposure to environmental conditions. (2020)
Journal Article
HOSNEDLOVA, B., VSETICKOVA, M., STANKOVA, M., UHLIROVA, D., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., OFOMAJA, A., FERNANDEZ, C., KEPINSKA, M., BARON, M., NGOC, B.D., NGUYEN, H.V., THU, H.P.T., SOCHOR, J. and KIZEK, R. 2020. Study of physico-chemical changes of CdTe QDs after their exposure to environmental conditions. Nanomaterials [online], 10(5), article ID 865. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/nano10050865

The irradiance of ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a physical parameter that significantly influences biological molecules by affecting their molecular structure. The influence of UV radiation on nanoparticles has not been investigated much. In this wor... Read More about Study of physico-chemical changes of CdTe QDs after their exposure to environmental conditions..

From community to commerce? Analytics, audience 'engagement' and how local newspapers are renegotiating news values in the age of pageview-driven journalism. (2020)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J. 2020. From community to commerce? Analytics, audience 'engagement' and how local newspapers are renegotiating news values in the age of pageview-driven journalism. In Gulyas, A. and Baines, D. Routledge companion to local media and journalism. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 30. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9780815375364

Local newspapers were once bastions of their communities – reporting everything from church fetes to factory closures and speaking truth to power to councillors and business leaders. But growing competition from online media, combined with advertisin... Read More about From community to commerce? Analytics, audience 'engagement' and how local newspapers are renegotiating news values in the age of pageview-driven journalism..

Simultaneous ozonation of 90 organic micropollutants including illicit drugs and their metabolites in different water matrices. (2020)
Journal Article
ZOUMPOULI, G.A., SIQUEIRA SOUZA, F., PETRIE, B., FÉRIS, L.A., KASPRZYK-HORDERN, B. and WENK, J. [2020]. Simultaneous ozonation of 90 organic micropollutants including illicit drugs and their metabolites in different water matrices. Environmental science: water research and technology [online], Advanced Article. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/d0ew00260g

The ozonation of 90 chemically diverse organic micropollutants (OMPs) including four classes of illicit drugs and their metabolites was studied in pure buffered water, tap water and wastewater effluent at three specific ozone doses and three pH level... Read More about Simultaneous ozonation of 90 organic micropollutants including illicit drugs and their metabolites in different water matrices..

Craft beer sector collaboration in North East Scotland: the role of individual success. (2020)
Journal Article
CUNNINGHAM, J. and BARCLAY, S. [2020]. Craft beer sector collaboration in North East Scotland: the role of individual success. International journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750320921296

Our understanding of craft brewing is beginning to grow and a key theme to emerge from this artistic and intrinsically creative sector is the dependence on collaboration between entrepreneurial agents. In the North East of Scotland, the growth in cra... Read More about Craft beer sector collaboration in North East Scotland: the role of individual success..

Rumen protozoa play a significant role in fungal predation and plant carbohydrate breakdown. (2020)
Journal Article
WILLIAMS, C.L., THOMAS, B.J., MCEWAN, N.R., REES STEVENS, P., CREEVEY, C.J. and HUWS, S.A. 2020. Rumen protozoa play a significant role in fungal predation and plant carbohydrate breakdown. Frontiers in microbiology [online], 11, article ID 720. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.00720

The rumen protozoa, alongside fungi, comprise the eukaryotic portion of the rumen microbiome. Rumen protozoa may account for up to 50% of biomass, yet their role in this ecosystem remains unclear. Early experiments inferred a role in carbohydrate and... Read More about Rumen protozoa play a significant role in fungal predation and plant carbohydrate breakdown..

Ethical consumers: an exploratory investigation of the ethical food consumption behaviour of young adults in the North East of Scotland. (2020)
Journal Article
OKE, A., LADAS, J. and BAILEY, M. [2020]. Ethical consumers: an exploratory investigation of the ethical food consumption behaviour of young adults in the North East of Scotland. British food journal [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-10-2019-0801

This study aims to explore the motivation as well as barriers for ethical food consumption behaviour by focussing on the food consumption pattern of young adults in the North East of Scotland. Considering the recent involvement of young adults in env... Read More about Ethical consumers: an exploratory investigation of the ethical food consumption behaviour of young adults in the North East of Scotland..

What features of a nutrition resource are important to adolescents of a low socioeconomic status? (2020)
Journal Article
SCOTT, H.C., CRADDOCK, C. and CRAIG, L.C.A. 2020. What features of a nutrition resource are important to adolescents of a low socioeconomic status? Public health nutrition [online], 23(10), pages 1716-1725. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/s1368980019004476

Objective: To identify the key features of a nutrition resource that are important to adolescents of a low socioeconomic status (SES). Design: Structured interviews were conducted to explore participants’ preferences relating to the features of a nut... Read More about What features of a nutrition resource are important to adolescents of a low socioeconomic status?.

Innovations in teaching and learning: exploring the perceptions of the education sector on the 4th industrial revolution (4IR). (2020)
Journal Article
OKE, A. and FERNANDES, F.A.P. 2020. Innovations in teaching and learning: exploring the perceptions of the education sector on the 4th industrial revolution (4IR). Journal of open innovation: technology, market, and complexity [online], 6(2), article ID 31. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/joitmc6020031

Business operations are undergoing drastic changes due to the disruptive effects of technology innovations; however, there is insuffcient knowledge regarding the acceptability and consequences of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) in the educatio... Read More about Innovations in teaching and learning: exploring the perceptions of the education sector on the 4th industrial revolution (4IR)..

Cross talk: two way allelopathic interactions between toxic Microcystis and Daphnia. (2020)
Journal Article
SAVIC, G.B., BORMANS, M., EDWARDS, C., LAWTON, L., BRIAND, E. and WIEGAND, C. 2020. Cross talk: two way allelopathic interactions between toxic Microcystis and Daphnia. Harmful algae [online], 94, article ID 101803. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2020.101803

Due to eutrophication, freshwater ecosystems frequently experience cyanobacterial blooms, many of which produce bioactive metabolites that can affect vertebrates and invertebrates life traits. Zooplankton are able to develop tolerance as a physiologi... Read More about Cross talk: two way allelopathic interactions between toxic Microcystis and Daphnia..

Obstacle avoidance system and wireless communication for an unmanned underwater vehicle for low depth water surfaces. (2020)
Journal Article
SELVAKUMAR AROCKIA, A.D., VIVEK, G., MANIMARAN, R. and HOSSAIN, M. [2020]. Obstacle avoidance system and wireless communication for an unmanned underwater vehicle for low depth water surfaces. International of advanced mechatronic system [online]: special issue for 2019 Robotics, automation and non-destructive evaluation conference (RANE 2019), 29-30 August 2019, Chennai, India, (Forthcoming articles).

This work deals about the underwater vehicle with integration of sensor-actuator network. The obstacle avoiding system is introduced for path planning. A computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is introduced to study the hydrodynamic behavior of an underw... Read More about Obstacle avoidance system and wireless communication for an unmanned underwater vehicle for low depth water surfaces..

Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs. (2020)
Journal Article
SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z., STEPHEN, K., DONALD, C., THOMPSON, M., DROUBI, M.G. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs. Fluid dynamics and materials processing [online], 16(2), pages 245-266. Available from: https://doi.org/10.32604/fdmp.2020.06505

This paper compares the fluid flow phenomena occurring within a fractured reservoir for three different fracture models using computational fluid dynamics. The effect of the fracture-matrix interface condition is studied on the pressure and velocity... Read More about Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs..

Numerical modelling of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. (2020)
Journal Article
SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Numerical modelling of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. Fluid dynamics and materials processing [online], 16(2), pages 297-337. Available from: https://doi.org/10.32604/fdmp.2020.08421

The distribution of proppant injected in hydraulic fractures significantly affects the fracture conductivity and well performance. The proppant transport in thin fracturing fluid used during hydraulic fracturing in the unconventional reservoirs is co... Read More about Numerical modelling of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures..

An accurate time constant parameter determination method for the varying condition equivalent circuit model of lithium batteries. (2020)
Journal Article
ZHANG, L., WANG, S., STROE, D.-I., ZOU, C., FERNANDEZ, C. and YU, C. 2020. An accurate time constant parameter determination method for the varying condition equivalent circuit model of lithium batteries. Energies [online], 13(8), article ID 2057. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en13082057

An accurate estimation of the state of charge for lithium battery depends on an accurate identification of the battery model parameters. In order to identify the polarization resistance and polarization capacitance in a Thevenin equivalent circuit mo... Read More about An accurate time constant parameter determination method for the varying condition equivalent circuit model of lithium batteries..

An oral history of health psychology in the UK. (2020)
Journal Article
QUINN, F., CHATER, A. and MORRISON, V. 2020. An oral history of health psychology in the UK. British journal of health psychology [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjhp.12418

Purpose: An oral history of the development of health psychology in the United Kingdom. Methods: Standard oral history methods produced interviews with 53 UK health psychologists, averaging 92 min in length. All interviewees entered the field from th... Read More about An oral history of health psychology in the UK..

Nursing study abroad trip preparation: finding consensus through a Delphi technique. (2020)
Journal Article
LEAR, H. 2020. Nursing study abroad trip preparation: finding consensus through a Delphi technique. Nurse education today [online], 90, article ID 104443. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104443

Nursing study abroad trips are rising in popularity. Nursing students may travel the globe studying abroad, sometimes to locations where the culture, language, and healthcare practices are very different to what the students are used to. Study abroad... Read More about Nursing study abroad trip preparation: finding consensus through a Delphi technique..

Internal loading potential of phosphorus in reservoirs along a semiarid watershed. (2020)
Journal Article
MOURA, D.S., ALMEIDA, A.S.O.D., PESTANA, C.J., GIRÃO, L.G., and CAPELO-NETO, J. 2020. Internal loading potential of phosphorus in reservoirs along a semiarid watershed. Revista Brasileira de recursos hídricos [online], 25, article ID e13. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1590/2318-0331.252020180023

Sediments are important to nutrient dynamics, especially due to phosphorus internal loading. Several studies have observed that internal loading could prevent water quality from improving in lakes, even when external phosphorus loading is significant... Read More about Internal loading potential of phosphorus in reservoirs along a semiarid watershed..

On modeling the dynamic thermal behavior of electrical machines using genetic programming and artificial neural networks. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
ZĂVOIANU, A.-C., KITZBERGER, M., BRAMERDORFER, G. and SAMINGER-PLATZ, S. 2020. On modeling the dynamic thermal behavior of electrical machines using genetic programming and artificial neural networks. In Moreno-Díaz, R., Pichler, F. and Quesada-Arencibia, A. (eds.) Computer aided systems theory: EUROCAST 2019: revised selected papers from the proceedings of the 17th International conference on computer aided systems theory (EUROCAST 2019), 17-22 February 2019, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. Part I. Lecture notes in computer science, 12013. Cham: Springer [online], pages 319-326. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-45093-9_39

We describe initial attempts to model the dynamic thermal behavior of electrical machines by evaluating the ability of linear and non-linear (regression) modeling techniques to replicate the performance of simulations carried out using a lumped param... Read More about On modeling the dynamic thermal behavior of electrical machines using genetic programming and artificial neural networks..

Staff team perceptions of the Maltese outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
BUGEJA, S.J., STEWART, D. and VOSPER, H. [2020]. Staff team perceptions of the Maltese outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service. In Charles, R. and Golightly, D. (eds.). Contemporary ergonomics and human factors 2020: proceedings of the 2020 Ergonomics and human factors conference (EHF 2020), co-located with the 13th International organisational design and management conference (ODAM 2020), 27-29 April 2020, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. Birmingham: CIEHF [online]. Available from: https://publications.er...ial-therapy-service.pdf

The Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) service was developed to cater for hospitalised patients receiving antimicrobial treatment and who are stable enough to be discharged to an outpatient or home setting. The authors have used the S... Read More about Staff team perceptions of the Maltese outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service..

Learning to compare with few data for personalised human activity recognition. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
WIRATUNGA, N., WIJEKOON, A. and COOPER, K. 2020. Learning to compare with few data for personalised human activity recognition. In Proceedings of the 28th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2020), 8-12 June 2020, Salamanca, Spain. Lecture notes in computer science. Cham: Springer [online], (forthcoming).

Recent advances in meta-learning provides interesting opportunities for CBR research, in similarity learning, case comparison and personalised recommendations. Rather than learning a single model for a specific task, meta-learners adopt a generalist... Read More about Learning to compare with few data for personalised human activity recognition..

Clood CBR: towards microservices oriented case-based reasoning. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
NKISI-ORJI, I., WIRATUNGA, N., PALIHAWADANA, C., RECIO-GARCIA, J.A. and CORSAR, D. 2020. Clood CBR: towards microservices oriented case-based reasoning. In Proceedings of the 28th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR2020), 8-12 June 2020, Salamanca, Spain. Lecture notes in computer science. Cham: Springer [online], (accepted).

CBR applications have been deployed in a wide range of sectors, for example from pharmaceuticals to defence and aerospace, and from the Internet of Things and transportation, to poetry and music generation. However, a majority of these have been buil... Read More about Clood CBR: towards microservices oriented case-based reasoning..


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