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From cockpit to operating theatre to drilling rig floor: five principles for improving safety using simulator-based exercises to enhance team cognition. (2016)
Journal Article
CRICHTON, M.T. 2017. From cockpit to operating theatre to drilling rig floor: five principles for improving safety using simulator-based exercises to enhance team cognition. Cognition, technology and work [online], 19(1), pages 73-84. Available from: https//doi.org/10.1007/s10111-016-0396-9

For over 30 years, aviation has conducted training courses to enhance team performance and improve safety involving simulation with observation and directed feedback. Participants' performance is observed by trained and experienced observers who then... Read More about From cockpit to operating theatre to drilling rig floor: five principles for improving safety using simulator-based exercises to enhance team cognition..

Imaginarium: contemporary video art from Macedonia. [Exhibition] (2016)
Exhibition / Performance
Imaginarium: contemporary video art from Macedonia. Exhibition held on 4-18 November 2016, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen.

Video art in the Republic of Macedonia began to be made in second half of the 1980s. In this late period of the former Yugoslavia, video was experimental in nature and came about largely through collaboration with state television. In these years, vi... Read More about Imaginarium: contemporary video art from Macedonia. [Exhibition].

Safety of levetiracetam in pregnancy and lactation: a systematic review. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
THOMAS, B., ROUF, A., AL HAIL, M.S., ELKASSEM, W.M., ALSAAD, D., TARANNUM, A., MACLURE, K. and STEWART, D. 2016. Safety of levetiracetam in pregnancy and lactation: a systematic review. Presented at the 9th Medication safety conference, 4-6 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Most women with active seizures are often encouraged to continue their antiepileptic medications during pregnancy to avoid serious fetal or maternal complications. Levetiracetam (LEV) is a newer antiepileptic drug used as adjunctive therapy in patien... Read More about Safety of levetiracetam in pregnancy and lactation: a systematic review..

Comparative assessment of visible light and UV active photocatalysts by hydroxyl radical quantification. (2016)
Journal Article
NAGARAJAN, S., SKILLEN, N.C., FINA, F., ZHANG, G., RANDORN, C., LAWTON, L.A., IRVINE, J.T.S. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2016. Comparative assessment of visible light and UV active photocatalysts by hydroxyl radical quantification. Journal of photochemistry and photobiology A: chemistry [online], 334, pages 13-19. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2016.10.034

A simple method for determining hydroxyl radical yields on semiconductor photocatalysts is highly desirable, especially when comparing different photocatalyst materials. This paper reports the screening of a selection of visible light active photocat... Read More about Comparative assessment of visible light and UV active photocatalysts by hydroxyl radical quantification..

Sustaining people with dementia or mild cognitive impairment in employment: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. (2016)
Journal Article
MCCULLOCH, S., ROBERTSON, D. and KIRKPATRICK, P. 2016. Sustaining people with dementia or mild cognitive impairment in employment: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. British journal of occupational therapy [online], 79(11), pages 682-692. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022616665402

Introduction The World Health Organization estimates that 10% of the 35.6 million people worldwide with dementia are aged under 65 years. In an ageing workforce this has implications for employers, employees, and statutory and third sector services.... Read More about Sustaining people with dementia or mild cognitive impairment in employment: a systematic review of qualitative evidence..

The legal and regulatory framework for the EU's shale gas exploration and production regulating public health and environmental impacts. (2016)
Journal Article
TAWONEZVI, J. 2017. The legal and regulatory framework for the EU's shale gas exploration and production regulating public health and environmental impacts. Energy, ecology and environment [online], 2(1), pages 1-28. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40974-016-0044-5

Shale gas has now become a major competing source of energy in the international energy mix scenario. In the European Union the 'Fracking' which is the technique of extraction shale gas is facing very strong opposition based on the associated potenti... Read More about The legal and regulatory framework for the EU's shale gas exploration and production regulating public health and environmental impacts..

Defying geometric similarity: shape centralization in male UK offshore workers. (2016)
Journal Article
STEWART, A.D., LEDINGHAM, R.J., FURNACE, G., WILLIAMS, H. and NEVILL, A.M. 2016. Defying geometric similarity: shape centralization in male UK offshore workers. American journal of human biology [online], 29(3), e22935. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22935

Objectives - Applying geometric similarity predictions of body dimensions to specific occupational groups has the potential to reveal useful ergonomic and health implications. This study assessed a representative sample of the male UK offshore workfo... Read More about Defying geometric similarity: shape centralization in male UK offshore workers..

On pruning and feature engineering in Random Forests. (2016)
Thesis
FAWAGREH, K. 2016. On pruning and feature engineering in Random Forests. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Random Forest (RF) is an ensemble classification technique that was developed by Leo Breiman over a decade ago. Compared with other ensemble techniques, it has proved its accuracy and superiority. Many researchers, however, believe that there is stil... Read More about On pruning and feature engineering in Random Forests..

IBriS study: intervention supporting breastfeeding in substance dependency. (2016)
Thesis
MACVICAR, S. 2016. IBriS study: intervention supporting breastfeeding in substance dependency. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Introduction: Breastfeeding offers the substance exposed mother and child potential short and long-term health benefits, with breast milk shown to alleviate the severity of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Substance dependent women, however, have limite... Read More about IBriS study: intervention supporting breastfeeding in substance dependency..

A data mining approach to ontology learning for automatic content-related question-answering in MOOCs. (2016)
Thesis
SHATNAWI, S.M.I. 2016. A data mining approach to ontology learning for automatic content-related question-answering in MOOCs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) allows massive volume of registrants to enrol in these MOOCs. This research aims to offer MOOCs registrants with automatic content related feedback to fulfil their cognitive needs. A framework is prop... Read More about A data mining approach to ontology learning for automatic content-related question-answering in MOOCs..

A cross case thematic analysis of systemic leadership development. (2016)
Thesis
ANDERSON, M.W. 2016. A cross case thematic analysis of systemic leadership development. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research examined which factors of influence contributed towards efficacious systemic leadership development, within case studies in the energy and military sectors, and identified and explained common underlying themes and factors which could h... Read More about A cross case thematic analysis of systemic leadership development..

Investigation into the life span of the physiological and performance benefits of a soccer warm-up. (2016)
Thesis
SYMON, K.G. 2016. Investigation into the life span of the physiological and performance benefits of a soccer warm-up. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

The purpose of this study was to determine the time course of the performance and physiological changes that occur in response to a pre-match soccer warm-up. Data was collected on twelve academy soccer players, over five consecutive days. Measures of... Read More about Investigation into the life span of the physiological and performance benefits of a soccer warm-up..

Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs. (2016)
Thesis
LABED, I. 2016. Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

In the last decade, shale reservoirs emerged as one of the fast growing hydrocarbon resources in the world unlocking vast reserves and reshaping the landscape of the oil and gas global market. Gas-condensate reservoirs represent an important part of... Read More about Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs..

CAWIML: a computer assisted web interviewing mark-up language. (2016)
Thesis
LLORET PEREZ, J.M. 2016. CAWIML: a computer assisted web interviewing mark-up language. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

Computer-Assisted Web Interviewing (CAWI) is the new mode of conducting surveys through web browsers. This on-line solution extends the traditional paper questionnaire with functionality to inform the order of questions, the logic to guide question r... Read More about CAWIML: a computer assisted web interviewing mark-up language..

Energy transitions, sub-national government and regime flexibility: how has devolution in the United Kingdom affected renewable energy development? (2016)
Journal Article
COWELL, R., ELLIS, G., SHERRY-BRENNAN, F., STRACHAN, P.A. and TOKE, D. 2017. Energy transitions, sub-national government and regime flexibility: how has devolution in the United Kingdom affected renewable energy development? Energy research and social science [online], 23, pages 169-181. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2016.10.006

Amidst growing analytical interest in the spatial dimensions of sustainable energy transitions, relatively little attention has been given to the role of sub-national government, or the ways in which dominant socio-technical regimes for energy naviga... Read More about Energy transitions, sub-national government and regime flexibility: how has devolution in the United Kingdom affected renewable energy development?.

Pushing the boundaries: the impact of the changing nature of the professions in construction law. (2016)
Journal Article
CHRISTIE, D.S. 2016. Pushing the boundaries: the impact of the changing nature of the professions in construction law. Construction law journal [online], 32(8), pages 849-860. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk

The way in which the role of the professions is understood in society is changing. One of the traditional effects of being a profession was that the relevant group was regarded as having a virtual monopoly over the provision of services in the area i... Read More about Pushing the boundaries: the impact of the changing nature of the professions in construction law..

Effectiveness of interventions for preventing occupational irritant hand dermatitis: a quantitative systematic review protocol. (2016)
Other
PAPADATOU, Z., COOPER, K., KLEIN, S., MACDUFF, C. and STEINER, M. 2016. Effectiveness of interventions for preventing occupational irritant hand dermatitis: a quantitative systematic review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 14(10), pages 72-81. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003159

Review question/objective: The objective of this quantitative systematic review is to identify, appraise and synthesize the best available evidence on the effectiveness of moisturizers, barrier creams, protective gloves, skin protection education and... Read More about Effectiveness of interventions for preventing occupational irritant hand dermatitis: a quantitative systematic review protocol..

Compromise agreements and heritable property. (2016)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, C. 2016. Compromise agreements and heritable property. Scots law times [online], 32, pages 169-173. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk.

Discusses compromise agreements in the context of heritable property transactions. Considers key aspects such as the concept of compromise agreements and whether such agreements concerning heritable property require writing for a valid constitution.... Read More about Compromise agreements and heritable property..

The health-oriented attitudes and lifestyles of allied health professions university students. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
EWEN, J. and ALEXANDER, L. 2016. The health-oriented attitudes and lifestyles of allied health professions university students. Presented at the 2016 Faculty of Public Health annual conference: strong voices: pragmatic public health, 27-28 October 2016, Dunblane, UK.

The health-orientated attitudes and lifestyles of allied health professions university students was a research project using quantitative methods (survey and measuring tool) to 1) Explore Health Sciences students' understanding/response towards the c... Read More about The health-oriented attitudes and lifestyles of allied health professions university students..

What poetry does best: the Harrisons' poetics of being and acting in the world. (2016)
Book Chapter
DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2016. What poetry does best: the Harrisons' poetics of being and acting in the world. In Harrison, H.M. and Harrison, N. (eds.) The time of the force majeure: after 45 years counterforce is on the horizon. Grantham: Prestel.

Simply paying attention guarantees the transformation from a nature supposedly asleep to the work that displays nature's strange vitality. Art is what attention makes with nature. This observation by Michel De Certeau, noted French philosopher of the... Read More about What poetry does best: the Harrisons' poetics of being and acting in the world..