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Greenhouse Britain: losing ground, gaining wisdom (2006-09): case study. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2018. Greenhouse Britain: losing ground, gaining wisdom (2006-09): case study. Presented at 2018 Valuing nature annual conference, 13-14 November 2018, Cardiff, UK.

Greenhouse Britain: Losing Ground, Gaining Wisdom (2006-09) was a project resulting in a touring exhibition. It was created by the artists Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison (the Harrisons) and funded by DEFRA’s Climate Challenge Fund (£186,500... Read More about Greenhouse Britain: losing ground, gaining wisdom (2006-09): case study..

Patients' learning in cyberspace: a thematic analysis of patient-patient discussions in a chronic illness Facebook page. (2018)
Journal Article
STEVENS, G., O'DONNELL, V.L. and WILLIAMS, L. 2018. Patients' learning in cyberspace: a thematic analysis of patient-patient discussions in a chronic illness Facebook page. International journal of web based communities [online], 14(4), pages 417-431. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJWBC.2018.096253

Online support groups play an increasingly important role in patients' lived experience of chronic illness. The objective of this study was to explore how learning takes place from patients' interactions in an online chronic illness support group. Qu... Read More about Patients' learning in cyberspace: a thematic analysis of patient-patient discussions in a chronic illness Facebook page..

The information literacy and continuous professional development practices of teachers at a Jewish day school. (2018)
Journal Article
COGAN, A. and MARTZOUKOU, K. 2018. The information literacy and continuous professional development practices of teachers at a Jewish day school. Reference services review [online], 46(4), pages 600-627. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/RSR-12-2017-0045

This study investigated how in-service teachers within the context of an American Jewish day school perceive, practice and develop Information Literacy (IL), as a sociocultural practice and through Continuing Professional Development (CPD). A researc... Read More about The information literacy and continuous professional development practices of teachers at a Jewish day school..

Managing embodied carbon in buildings: a pareto approach. (2018)
Journal Article
VICTORIA, M.F. and PERERA, S. 2018. Managing embodied carbon in buildings: a pareto approach. Built environment project and asset management [online], 8(5), pages 504-514. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-10-2017-0095

Purpose: The aim of this paper is to identify the carbon intensive building elements or 'carbon hotspots' of office buildings in order to maximize the carbon reduction potential during design stages. Design/methodology/approach: Embodied carbon estim... Read More about Managing embodied carbon in buildings: a pareto approach..

Attitudes to meatless meals: a comparison of the general public and those with links to the agricultural economy. (2018)
Journal Article
MACKENZIE, M. and SHANAHAN, L. 2018. Attitudes to meatless meals: a comparison of the general public and those with links to the agricultural economy. Nutrition and food science [online], 48(6), pages 858-872. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/NFS-12-2017-0266

Adopting meat-reduction strategies within the United Kingdom (UK) is fundamental to limiting environmental damage and achieving public health benefits. This study aimed to compare the attitudes to adopting meat-reduction strategies within both the ge... Read More about Attitudes to meatless meals: a comparison of the general public and those with links to the agricultural economy..

The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. (2018)
Journal Article
SIDDIQUE, S., KWOFFIE, L., ADDAE-AFOAKWA, K., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2019. The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. Polymer degradation and stability [online], 159, pages 139-152. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016...mdegradstab.2018.11.004

The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviours of Polyamide 6/Oil Based Mud Fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites have been investigated using DSC and TGA. TGA indicates the onset decomposition temperature of D1/2 (half-decomposition) is 16º C hig... Read More about The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites..

Overlap-based undersampling for improving imbalanced data classification. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
VUTTIPITTAYAMONGKOL, P., ELYAN, E., PETROVSKI, A. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Overlap-based undersampling for improving imbalanced data classification. In Yin, H., Camacho, D., Novais, P. and Tallón-Ballesteros, A. (eds.) Intelligent data engineering and automated learning: proceedings of the 19th International intelligent data engineering and automated learning conference (IDEAL 2018), 21-23 November 2018, Madrid, Spain. Lecture notes in computer science, 11341. Cham: Springer [online], pages 689-697. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-03493-1_72

Classification of imbalanced data remains an important field in machine learning. Several methods have been proposed to address the class imbalance problem including data resampling, adaptive learning and cost adjusting algorithms. Data resampling me... Read More about Overlap-based undersampling for improving imbalanced data classification..

A guide for proper utilization of stable isotope reference materials. (2018)
Journal Article
MEIER-AUGENSTEIN, W. and SCHIMMELMANN, A. 2019. A guide for proper utilization of stable isotope reference materials. Isotopes in environmental and health studies [online], 55(2), pages 113-128. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10256016.2018.1538137

Many scientific publications about stable isotope ratios suffer from flawed practices regarding calibration and normalisation of raw δ values in conjunction with prescribed δ values of reference materials. Violations of the Identical Treatment princi... Read More about A guide for proper utilization of stable isotope reference materials..

A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
BANI, N.A., HASSAN, M.Z., MAD KAIDI, H., HASHIM, N.F.M., DZIYAUDDIN, R.A., MUSA, R., SUHOT, M.A., USMAN, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2018. A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement. In Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on biosignal analysis, processing and systems (ICBAPS), 24-26 July 2018, Kuching, Malaysia. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 119-122. Available from: https://doi.org/ 10.1109/ICBAPS.2018.8527416

The number of elderly population in Malaysia of aged 60 years and above is expected to increase every year. Apart from that, the life expectancy of the elderly population is also estimated to rise up with female tend to live longer than male. These u... Read More about A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement..

Barrières à l'utilisation des méthodes d'aide à la décision murltcirétres dans le secteur de la construction en Algérie. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
SEDDIKI, M. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Barrières à l'utilisation des méthodes d'aide à la décision murltcirétres dans le secteur de la construction en Algérie. Presented at the Colloque international sur les villes intelligentes (CIVIC 2018), 6-8 November 2018, Constantine, Algeria. Constantine: Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, University Salah Boubnider [online]. Available from: https://ruralm.hypothes...8/04/colloque_18_3_.pdf .

Le secteur de la construction est un secteur où prendre les bonnes décisions peut s’avérer très difficile à cause du nombre important de critères à prendre en considération (qualité, coût, délais, règlementations, impact sur l’environnement, etc.). U... Read More about Barrières à l'utilisation des méthodes d'aide à la décision murltcirétres dans le secteur de la construction en Algérie..

Associations between back pain across adulthood and spine shape in early old age in a British birth cohort. (2018)
Journal Article
MUTHURI, S.G., PAVLOVA, A.V., SAUNDERS, F.R., HARDY, R.J., GREGORY, J.S., BARR, R.J., MARTIN, K.R., ADAMS, J.E., KUH, D., ASPDEN, R.M. and COOPER, R. 2018. Associations between back pain across adulthood and spine shape in early old age in a British birth cohort. Scientific reports [online], 8, article ID 16309. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-34628-9

We aimed to examine whether back pain across adulthood was associated with spine shape at age 60–64 years. Data were from 1405 participants in the MRC National Survey of Health and Development, a nationally representative British birth cohort. Back p... Read More about Associations between back pain across adulthood and spine shape in early old age in a British birth cohort..

A unified global investigation on the spectral effects of soiling losses of PV glass substrates: preliminary results. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
MICHELI, L., FERNÁNDEZ, E.F., SMESTAD, G.P., ALRASHIDI, H., SARMAH, N., SELLAMI, N., HASSAN, I.A.I., KASRY, A., NOFUENTES, G., SOOD, N., PESALA, B., SENTHILARASU, S., ALMONACID, F., REDDY, K.S., MULLER, M. and MALLICK, T.K. 2018. A unified global investigation on the spectral effects of soiling losses of PV glass substrates: preliminary results. In the Proceedings of the 44th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) photovoltaic specialist conference 2017 (2017 IEEE PVSC-44), 25-30 June 2017, Washinghton, USA. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], article ID 8366317. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366317

The present work reports on the initial results of an international collaboration aiming to investigate the spectral effects of soiling losses. Identical glass coupons have been exposed outdoors for eight weeks in different locations worldwide, and w... Read More about A unified global investigation on the spectral effects of soiling losses of PV glass substrates: preliminary results..

Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
KANSONGUE, N., NJUGUNA, J. and VERTIGANS, S. 2018. Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) and Industrial Applications Society (IAS) PowerAfrica 2018 conference, 26-29 June 2018, Cape Town, South Africa. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 137-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2018.8521054

This paper explores the need for an appropriate energy delivery, placing emphasis on the role of the indigenous people in developing their future needs. The case study is based on Togo renewable energy sustainability and employs qualitative and quant... Read More about Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy..

Neutron scattering study of strain behaviour of porous rocks subjected to heating and unconfined uniaxial compression. (2018)
Journal Article
FAISAL, N.H., SANAEE, R., SINGH, R.M., MURRAY, J., MCLAUGHLIN, A., HEALY, D. and LEE, T.-L. 2018. Neutron scattering study of strain behaviour of porous rocks subjected to heating and unconfined uniaxial compression. Journal of physics: conference series [online], 1106: proceedings of the 2018 Modern practice in stress and vibration analysis (MPSVA 2018), 2-4 July 2018, Cambridge, UK, article ID 012011. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1106/1/012011

Neutron scattering (at ENGIN-X) was used to examine strain distributions in two hydrocarbon reservoir rock types (i.e. sandstone and chalk) under uniaxial stress (up to 35 MPa) at temperature as high as 70 °C to utilise the advantages of neutron scat... Read More about Neutron scattering study of strain behaviour of porous rocks subjected to heating and unconfined uniaxial compression..

Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature. (2018)
Journal Article
LUIKING, M.-L., HECKEMANN, B., ALI, P., DEKKER-VAN DOORN, C., GHOSH, S., KYDD, A., WATSON, R. and PATEL, H. 2019. Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature. Journal of nursing scholarship [online], 51(1), pages 58-67. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jnu.12442

Purpose: Worldwide, more than 214 million people have left their country of origin. This unprecedented mass migration impacts on healthcare in host countries. This paper explores and synthesizes literature on the healthcare experiences of migrants. D... Read More about Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature..

A novel endurance prediction method of series connected lithium-ion batteries based on the voltage change rate and iterative calculation. (2018)
Journal Article
WANG, S.-L., TANG, W., FERNANDEZ, C., YU, C.-M., ZOU, C.-Y. and ZHANG, X.-Q. 2018. A novel endurance prediction method of series connected lithium-ion batteries based on the voltage change rate and iterative calculation. Journal of cleaner production [online], 210, pages 43-54. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.10.349

High-power lithium-ion battery packs are widely used in large and medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicles and other fields, but there is a safety hazard problem with the application that needs to be solved. The generation mechanism and prevention measu... Read More about A novel endurance prediction method of series connected lithium-ion batteries based on the voltage change rate and iterative calculation..

Caseload profiling in district nursing: a systematic literature review. (2018)
Journal Article
HARPER-MCDONALD, B. and BAGULEY, F. 2018. Caseload profiling in district nursing: a systematic literature review. British journal of community nursing [online], 23(11), pages 544-549. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2018.23.11.544

This systematic literature review aims to identify and appraise current evidence to establish if caseload profiling (CP) provides a strategy to support district nurses to evidence and manage increasingly complex caseloads. A total of 17 studies where... Read More about Caseload profiling in district nursing: a systematic literature review..

The impact of corruption on analyst coverage. (2018)
Journal Article
HASSAN, O.A.G. and GIORGIONI, G. 2019. The impact of corruption on analyst coverage. Managerial auditing journal [online], 34(3), pages 305-323. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/MAJ-01-2018-1783

This study investigates the impact of country-level corruption and firms' anti-bribery policies on analyst coverage. Analyst coverage has been identified as a powerful tool to detect fraud and should equally act as a possible tool to reduce corruptio... Read More about The impact of corruption on analyst coverage..

Politics, power and community development. (2018)
Journal Article
HARMS SMITH, L. 2018. Politics, power and community development. Critical and radical social work [online], 6(3), pages 429-433. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986018X15388225942229

This review looks at a book that is a collection of writings forming the first of a series on ‘Rethinking community development’. The series in intended to challenge readers of various disciplines to critically rethink what community development mean... Read More about Politics, power and community development..

Chemical and physical effects of interaction between oilfield chemicals and formation rocks and integration with sand failure prediction models. (2018)
Thesis
WUYEP, E.O. 2018. Chemical and physical effects of interaction between oilfield chemicals and formation rocks and integration with sand failure prediction models. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Sand failure may result in the production of formation sand at the same time the formation fluids are being produced. Sand failure occurs when the formation stress exceeds the strength of the formation, which is derived mainly from the natural materi... Read More about Chemical and physical effects of interaction between oilfield chemicals and formation rocks and integration with sand failure prediction models..