Akram, R. N., Markantonakis, K., Mayes, K., Habachi, O., Sauveron, D., Steyven, A. & Chaumette, S. (2017). Security, Privacy and Safety Evaluation of Dynamic and Static Fleets of Drones. In NAISBN NA
Interconnected everyday objects, either via public or private networks, are gradually becoming reality in modern life -- often referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT) or C...
Sheykhkanloo, N. M. (2014). PGCert-2014 Academic Paper and Pedagogy model outline. In N/AISBN N/A
This paper aims to explore the development of the Abertay Graduate Attributes (AGAs) into one of the computing modules, Issues in Network Security, for third year digital fore...
Richards, K. & Pilcher, N. (2017). Should we teach from materials developed with corpus linguistics?. English for Specific Purposes Special Interest Group Journal. ISSN 1754 - 6850
In our presentation for the IATEFL ESP-SIG in Athens our intention was to create ‘wobble’ and genuine dialogue around the issue of the importance of ‘context’ in relation to ...
Medical Research Council
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is common: more than one in 1 in 15 young women has this condition. There are many associated health problems including abnormal periods, miscarriages, infertility, ex...
Scottish Funding Council
Recovering value from waste agricultural plastics from the Scottish vegetable and soft fruit industry
Lecturer in Finance
Senior Lecturer T&R
O'Leary, L., Hughes-McCormack, L. & Cooper, S. (2017). Early death and causes of death of people with intellectual disabilities: a systematic review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. doi:10.1111/jar.12417. ISSN 1360-2322
Background: Death of people with intellectual disabilities is considered to be earlier than for the general population.
Methods: Databases were searched for intellectual d...
Victoria, M. (in press). ‘Don’t be serious, sabai-sabai สบายสบาย’: How Members of an English Conversation Club at a Thai University do Interculturality. In Discourse and InterculturalityISBN n/a
The current investigation explores interculturality by looking at the language practices of a culturally and linguistically diverse group of postgraduate students from China, ...
Lowres, N., Mulcahy, G., Jin, K., Gallagher, R., Neubeck, L. & Freedman, S. B. (in press). Incidence of post-operative atrial fibrillation recurrence in patients discharged in sinus rhythm after cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. ISSN 1569-9293
Post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is associated with increased stroke risk and mortality post-discharge. POAF is often considered transient, however recurrence is like...
Lennon, M. R., Bouamrane, M., Devlin, A. M., O'Connor, S., O'Donnell, C., Chetty, U., …Mair, F. S. (2017). Readiness for Delivering Digital Health at Scale: Lessons From a Longitudinal Qualitative Evaluation of a National Digital Health Innovation Program in the United Kingdom. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 19(2), e42. doi:10.2196/jmir.6900. ISSN 1439-4456
Background: Digital health has the potential to support care delivery for chronic illness. Despite positive evidence from localized implementations, new technologies have prov...
Hall, H. & Raeside, R. (2016). Mapping the UK information workforce in the library, archives, records, information management, knowledge management and related professions. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 53(1), 1-4. doi:10.1002/pra2.2016.14505301117. ISSN 2373-9231
A workforce mapping project was carried out in the UK between August 2014 and October 2015. It was commissioned by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professio...
Dombrowski, S. U., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Pollock, A., McLellan, J., MacGillivray, S., …Williams, B. (2016). Interventions for sustained healthcare professional behaviour change: a protocol for an overview of reviews. Systematic Reviews. 5(173), 1-6. doi:10.1186/s13643-016-0355-9. ISSN 2046-4053
Background Failure to successfully implement and sustain change over the long term continues to be a major problem in health and social care. Translating evidence into routin...
Ross, M., Tormey, P., Ingram, L., Simpson, R., Malone, E. & Florida-James, G. (2016). A 10 km time trial running bout acutely increases the number of angiogenic T cells in the peripheral blood compartment of healthy males: Acute exercise mobilizes angiogenic T cells. Experimental Physiology. 101(10), 1253-1264. doi:10.1113/ep085771. ISSN 0958-0670
What is the central question of the study?
Are CD31+ angiogenic T (TANG) cells preferentially mobilized in response to acute exercise?
What is the main finding an...
Aizeboje, J. & Peng, T. (2016). An Approach to a Laser-Touchscreen System. In Enterprise Information Systems; Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, 476-495. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-29133-8_23. ISBN 978-3-319-29132-1; 978-3-319-29133-8
As modern day technologies advance, so have different methods in which users can interact with computers. Computers are currently being used in combination with devices like p...
Cai, Z. & Ofterdinger, U. (2016). Analysis of groundwater-level response to rainfall and estimation of annual recharge in fractured hard rock aquifers, NW Ireland. Journal of Hydrology. 535, 71-84. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.01.066. ISSN 0022-1694
Despite fractured hard rock aquifers underlying over 65% of Ireland, knowledge of key processes controlling groundwater recharge in these bedrock systems is inadequately const...
Basu, U., Goodbrand, J., McMurdo, M. E., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M., Frost, H., …Witham, M. D. (2016). Association between allopurinol use and hip fracture in older patients. BONE. 84, 189-193. doi:10.1016/j.bone.2016.01.003. ISSN 8756-3282
Background Allopurinol reduces oxidative stress and interacts with purinergic signalling systems important in bone metabolism and muscle function. We assessed whether allopur...
Mora, L. & Bolici, R. (2015). Urban regeneration in the digital era: how to develop smart city strategies in large European cities. Techne. Journal of Technology for Architecture and Environment. 5(2), 110-119
The study documented in this paper has been carried out in order to
acquire new knowledge concerning the development processes of smart city strategies. This aim has been achi...
Doyle, E. M., Sloan, J. M., Goodbrand, J. A., McMurdo, M. E., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M. M., …Witham, M. D. (2015). Association Between Kidney Function, Rehabilitation Outcome, and Survival in Older Patients Discharged From Inpatient Rehabilitation. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 66(5), 768-774. doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.04.041. ISSN 0272-6386
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common in older people, but it is unclear if it affects survival and rehabilitation outcomes independent of comorbid conditions and ...
The aim of this PhD thesis is to explore the challenges in and prospects for achieving sustainable leaders...
Timber platform frame has evolved as an efficient method of construction for domestic dwellings and
is experiencing continual growth in the UK due to it lending its...
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
The thesis describes a programme of work to develop a novel cellulose based fibre. The most important innovative step in th...
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featu...
Background: The available research on economic migration suggested that immigrants may be less happy than the indigenous p...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
With the vision of ubiquitous computing becoming increasingly realized, a new technological layer in the form of sensors, urban screens, smartp...
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...