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Explainability through transparency and user control: a case-based recommender for engineering workers. (2018)
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MARTIN, K., LIRET, A., WIRATUNGA, N., OWUSU, G. and KERN, M. 2018. Explainability through transparency and user control: a case-based recommender for engineering workers. In Minor, M. (ed.) Workshop proceedings for the 26th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2018), 9-12 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm: ICCBR [online], pages 22-31. Available from: http://iccbr18.com/wp-c...CBR-2018-V3.pdf#page=22

Within the service providing industries, field engineers can struggle to access tasks which are suited to their individual skills and experience. There is potential for a recommender system to improve access to information while being on site. Howeve... Read More about Explainability through transparency and user control: a case-based recommender for engineering workers..

Study of similarity metrics for matching network-based personalised human activity recognition. (2018)
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SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and COOPER, K. 2018. Study of similarity metrics for matching network-based personalised human activity recognition. In Minor, M. (ed.) Workshop proceedings for the 26th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2018), 9-12 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden, pages 91-95. Available from: http://iccbr18.com/wp-c...CBR-2018-V3.pdf#page=91

Personalised Human Activity Recognition (HAR) models trained using data from the target user (subject-dependent) have been shown to be superior to non personalised models that are trained on data from a general population (subject-independent). Howev... Read More about Study of similarity metrics for matching network-based personalised human activity recognition..

Embodied carbon emissions of buildings: a case study of an apartment building in the UK. (2018)
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FERNANDO, N.G., EKUNDAYO, D.O. and VICTORIA, M.F. 2018. Embodied carbon emissions of buildings: a case study of an apartment building in the UK. Presented at the 7th World construction symposium 2018: built asset sustainability: rethinking design, construction and operations, 29 June - 01 July 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

The UK government has set a target to significantly reduce UK greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. 47% of all UK CO2 emissions are linked to the construction and operation of the built environment. Buildings emit two types of carbon namely operational c... Read More about Embodied carbon emissions of buildings: a case study of an apartment building in the UK..

Characterisation of oil based mud waste to explore the possibility in transforming waste into a value added product. (2018)
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SIDDIQUE, S., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2018. Characterisation of oil based mud waste to explore the possibility in transforming waste into a value added product. Presented at the 6th International conference on sustainable solid waste management (NAXOS 2018), 13-16 June 2018, Naxos, Greece. Athens: National Technical University of Athens [online], paper number 45. Available from: http://uest.ntua.gr/nax...S2018_Siddique_etal.pdf

Waste characterisation is an essential factor in designing sustainable waste management plan. However, waste composition profile is underestimated in oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) industries in the United Kingdom. A three years long in... Read More about Characterisation of oil based mud waste to explore the possibility in transforming waste into a value added product..

The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills. (2018)
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BREMNER, P.A.M. 2018. The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills. Presented at the 15th Enhancement in higher education conference: evaluation, evidence and enhancement: inspiring staff and students, 7 June 2018, Glasgow, UK [online]. Available from: http://www.enhancementt...lity-skills-(paper).pdf

This research aims to highlight, via the use of qualitative and quantitative methods, a possible mismatch between a degree learning outcomes and employability skills. By use of a mixed methods approach, inclusive of employer feedback, relevant data c... Read More about The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills..

Entrepreneurial leadership: setting the scene for a behavioural approach. (2018)
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KESIDOU, E. 2018. Entrepreneurial leadership: setting the scene for a behavioural approach. Presented at 2018 Babson College entrepreneurship research conference (BCERC 2018), 6-9 June 2018, Waterford, Ireland.

The commonalities in behavioural and attitudinal approaches of business leaders towards entrepreneurship have led to the devise of the attractive – yet not fully defined and measured – concept of entrepreneurial leadership (EL). The most recent study... Read More about Entrepreneurial leadership: setting the scene for a behavioural approach..

Debating the research agenda around fake news. (2018)
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BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2018. Debating the research agenda around fake news. Presented at the 2018 This is not a fake conference!, 5 June 2018, London, UK.

This paper presented a review of the kinds of research being undertaken into fake news, together with some of the results of the authors’ current and proposed research into fact response, fact checking and the journey of the fact. The presentation co... Read More about Debating the research agenda around fake news..

Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. (2018)
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OLUYEMI, G.F. and ARAB, H. 2018. Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. Presented at the 16th TUV SUD NEL produced water workshop 2018, 5-6 June 2018, Aberdeen, UK.

In this work Chitosan was investigated as an adsorbent for residual oil using real produced water stream from Kuwait oilfields. A laboratory bench-top glass tube column integrated with a dynamic flow loop was used in this investigation. Chitosan grai... Read More about Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan..

Mechanical, thermal, and flammability behaviour of low density polyethylene - oil based mud fillers nanocomposites. (2018)
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SIDDIQUE, S., SMITH, G.D., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2018. Mechanical, thermal, and flammability behaviour of low density polyethylene - oil based mud fillers nanocomposites. Presented at the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany.

Novel low density polyethylene (LDPE)/Oil based mud fillers (OBMF) nanocomposites were manufactured by a melt compounding process. Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy was used to characterise the structure of the nanocomposites. The result... Read More about Mechanical, thermal, and flammability behaviour of low density polyethylene - oil based mud fillers nanocomposites..

Theorizing social fear and contested urbanism of displacement, alienation and contemporary processes of political, economic and religious-induced mobility: a cross cultural study. (2018)
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ZAMAN, Q.M., TROIANI, I., ALTENBERGER, I. and CERVERA, R. 2018. Theorizing social fear and contested urbanism of displacement, alienation and contemporary processes of political, economic and religious-induced mobility: a cross cultural study. Presented at the 7th World meeting of UNESCO chairs in communication international symposium: communication, city and public space, 8-10 May 2018, Lima, Peru.

Fear is an intrinsic human response to social insecurity and epitomises the perceived disparity in anticipation and engagement with the 'other'. Fear of other ethnic minority groups and their involvement or not in the city's social and labour markets... Read More about Theorizing social fear and contested urbanism of displacement, alienation and contemporary processes of political, economic and religious-induced mobility: a cross cultural study..

The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills: using scholarly enquiry to aid in future teaching practice. (2018)
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BREMNER, P.A.M. 2018. The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills: using scholarly enquiry to aid in future teaching practice. Presented at the 2018 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2018): future work, future graduates; forging the link, 3 May 2018, Aberdeen, UK.

An honours year of any degree performs a valuable platform in enhancing the relevant skills sets, aiding graduates to become more 'work ready'. Whilst these skill sets take into account many factors, they translate to Level Learning Outcomes (LLOs) w... Read More about The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills: using scholarly enquiry to aid in future teaching practice..

It's a small world after all: an intercultural experiential exercise in business communication. (2018)
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CRAWFORD, I., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S. and BARBOSA, B. 2018. It's a small world after all: an intercultural experiential exercise in business communication. Presented at 2018 Robert Gordon Univesity Learning and teaching conference: future work, future graduates: forging the link, 2 May 2018, Aberdeen, UK.

In 2016, the Fortune 500 earned two-thirds of the US GDP and 37% of the global GDP, with 28 trillion in revenue and 1.5 billion in profits. These companies employ 67 million people in 34 countries. In an attempt to develop a global mindset and skills... Read More about It's a small world after all: an intercultural experiential exercise in business communication..

The application of major road infrastructure to support and drive sustainable urban mobility. (2018)
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HOOD, C., LAING, R., GRAY, D., NAPIER, L., SIMPSON, A. and TAIT, E. 2018. The application of major road infrastructure to support and drive sustainable urban mobility. Presented at the 1st International conference on new horizons in green civil engineering (NHICE 01), 25-27 April 2018, Victoria, Canada.

The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) is a major 58km roads infrastructure project with funding partners including Transport Scotland, two local Municipal Authorities and the Scottish Futures Trust. The project aims to have significantly posit... Read More about The application of major road infrastructure to support and drive sustainable urban mobility..

Reading, writing and apprenticeships: developing an authentic reading and assessment strategy for graduate apprenticeships. (2018)
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SUTHERLAND, W.J. and FULFORD, H. 2018. Reading, writing and apprenticeships: developing an authentic reading and assessment strategy for graduate apprenticeships. Presented at the 2018 Learning, teaching and student experience conference of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (LTSE 2018), 24-25 April 2018, Glasgow, UK.

The recent launch of graduate apprenticeships in Scotland requires participating universities to collaborate closely with employers to design and develop innovative curricula to enable apprentices to acquire new knowledge and develop relevant skills... Read More about Reading, writing and apprenticeships: developing an authentic reading and assessment strategy for graduate apprenticeships..

Building information modelling: a tool for diffusion of information in Nigeria. (2018)
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HAMMA-ADAMA, M., GALADIMA, Y.K. and KOUIDER, T. 2018. Building information modelling: a tool for diffusion of information in Nigeria. Presented at the 2018 Conference of the School of Environmental Technology (SETIC 2018): contemporary issues and sustainable practices in the built environment, 10-12 April 2018, Minna, Nigeria.

Building information modelling (BIM) technology has now reached maturity level in several countries around the world. The construction industry internationally is realising potential benefits of using collaborative process in construction, and the in... Read More about Building information modelling: a tool for diffusion of information in Nigeria..

Has the contribution of selected foods to intakes of energy, fat, saturated fat and sugar changed over time? (2018)
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BARTON, K.L., MASSON, L.F., WRIEDEN, W.L., ANDERSON, A.S., SHERRIFF, A. and ARMSTRONG, J.A. 2018. Has the contribution of selected foods to intakes of energy, fat, saturated fat and sugar changed over time? Presented at the 2018 Nutrition Society spring conference: nutrient-nutrient interaction, 26-27 March 2018, Glasgow, UK.

Progress towards the Scottish Dietary goals has been monitored since 2001, principally using Scottish food purchase data collected annually by the Office for National Statistics. Since national and global food supplies are constantly evolving, it is... Read More about Has the contribution of selected foods to intakes of energy, fat, saturated fat and sugar changed over time?.

Urgent enquiry: what do artists do? (2018)
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FREMANTLE, C. 2018. Urgent enquiry: what do artists do? Presented at a seminar of the An Urgent Enquiry residency commissioning programme, 22 March 2018, Wexford, Ireland.

Presentation given at 'Urgent Enquiry' Seminar, Wexford, Eire 22 March 2018, at the invitation of a group of Public Art Officers. The presentation provides examples of artists' practices, current and historical, and relates those to issues in ecosyst... Read More about Urgent enquiry: what do artists do?.

The structures, processes and related outcomes of clinical pharmacy practice as part of the multidisciplinary care of patients with chronic kidney disease: a systematic review. (2018)
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AL RAIISI, F., STEWART, D., SALGADO, T., FERNANDEZ-LLIMOS, F., FAHMY, M. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2018. The structures, processes and related outcomes of clinical pharmacy practice as part of the multidisciplinary care of patients with chronic kidney disease: a systematic review. European journal of hospital pharmacy [online], 25(Supplement 1): proceedings of the 23rd European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) congress 2018: hospital pharmacists: show us what you can do!, 21-23 March 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden, article number 4CPS-192. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/ejhpharm-2018-eahpconf.282

The aim of this systematic review was to critically appraise, synthesize and present the available evidence for the structures, processes and related outcomes of clinical pharmacy practice in caring from patients with chronic kidney disease. The key... Read More about The structures, processes and related outcomes of clinical pharmacy practice as part of the multidisciplinary care of patients with chronic kidney disease: a systematic review..

The world is flat: an intercultural experiential exercise in business communication. (2018)
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LUCK, S., BARBOSA, B., CRAWFORD, I. and SWARTZ, S. 2018. The world is flat: an intercultural experiential exercise in business communication. Presented at the 5th Annual interdisciplinary symposium: a teaching and research conference for free market intellectuals and academic diversity in higher education, 16 March 2018, Myrtle Beach, USA.

In 2016, the Fortune 500 earned two-thirds of the US GDP and 37% of the global GDP, with 28 trillion in revenue and 1.5 billion in profits. These companies employ 67 million people in 34 countries. To compete and be successful in these world business... Read More about The world is flat: an intercultural experiential exercise in business communication..

Employee engagement theory and practice in UK universities. (2018)
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CRAWFORD, I. 2018. Employee engagement theory and practice in UK universities. Presented at the 2018 Robert Gordon University Research Students Association (RSA) research students showcase, 14 March 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

An examination of emerging employee engagement theory within the context of Higher Education (HE), to understand how the specific traits of the sector reinforce or negate current theoretical models and ideas. The technological facilitation and social... Read More about Employee engagement theory and practice in UK universities..