Alastair Robertson

Director of Teaching and Learning Enhancement

  • 2133 Citations
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1992 …2019
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Research Output 1992 2019

2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond the metrics: identifying, evidencing and enhancing the less tangible assets of higher education

Robertson, A., Cleaver, E. & Smart, F., 3 Sep 2019, QAA Scotland. 19 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
assets
education
stakeholder
methodology
Teaching
47 Downloads (Pure)

Learning spaces development at Abertay University: creating a ‘sticky campus’

Robertson, A., 15 Feb 2019, Future Learning Spaces: Space, Technology and Pedagogy, p. 24-31 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
File

Navigating the McNamara trap

Robertson, A., Cleaver, E. & Smart, F., 25 Jul 2019

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access
evidence
Values
education
1 Citation (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)

Preparing for generation Z: how can technology enhanced learning be firmly embedded in our students' learning experience? A case study from Abertay University

Robertson, A., 11 Mar 2019, INTED 2019 Proceedings: 13th International Technology, Education and Development Conference. Chova, L. G., Martínez, A. L. & Torres, I. C. (eds.). IATED Academy, p. 5769-5773 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
learning
experience
student
university
first generation
2018

Teaching quality - a sticky wicked problem?

Robertson, A., 12 Jun 2018, Whonke Ltd.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
weblog
Teaching
Open Access
university
operationalization
learning
news
student
2017
38 Downloads (Pure)

Active learning design at Abertay University

Robertson, A. D., 1 Sep 2017, Creating the digital campus: active learning spaces and technology. Peberdy, D. (ed.). Droitwich Spa: Droitwich.Net

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File

Can TEF make waves in Scotland?

Robertson, A., 22 Jun 2017, Whonke Ltd.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access

Students as pedagogic researchers

Blackwell-Young, J., Cameron, A. & Robertson, A., 27 Jun 2017, p. 18-18. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

81 Downloads (Pure)

Taking our learning and teaching strategy to the next level through technology enhanced campus development

Robertson, A. D., 2017, INTED 2017: conference proceedings. Chova, L. G., Martínez, A. L. & Torres, I. C. (eds.). Valencia: IATED Academy, p. 1674-1681 8 p. (INTED Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
teaching strategy
learning strategy
student
learning environment
learning

The case for a Scottish (Blue) Bell

Robertson, A., 10 Feb 2017, Whonke Ltd.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
2016

Abertay University: active citizenship

Robertson, A., 23 Nov 2016, Active citizenship: the role of higher education. London: GuildHE, p. 40 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Open Access
learning strategy
Teaching
learning
curriculum
driver

Subject-level TEF: it’s about the programmes, stupid!

Robertson, A., 23 Sep 2016, Whonke Ltd.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
2015
Open Access
pedagogics
staff
learning
student
Teaching
2014

HEAR almost here: work in progress at Abertay University

Robertson, A., 2014, In : On Reflection: The Inclusive Journal for Practitioners. 2014, 27, p. 41-43 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Student-led teaching awards: lessons from a leading higher education initiative in Scotland

Davies, R. A., Hope, M. J. & Robertson, A. D., 2012, York: The Higher Education Academy. 29 p. (HEA research series)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access

Universities and the green economy: graduates for the future: Higher Education Academy policy think tank report 2012

Luna, H., Martin, S., Scott, W., Kemp, S. & Robertson, A., 2012, York: The Higher Education Academy. 11 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
2011

Gaining new insights into interdisciplinary education through the lens of ESD

Luna, H. & Robertson, A., 2011, Global vision, local action: education for sustainable development and global citizenship: proceedings of the Fourth International Conference, Bournemouth, September 2011. Shiel, C. (ed.). Bournemouth: Centre for Global Perspectives, Bournemouth University, p. 57-59 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

Green academy: curricula for tomorrow

Luna, H., Kemp, S., Rands, P., Robertson, A. & Robinson, Z., 2011, Global vision, local action: education for sustainable development and global citizenship: proceedings of the Fourth International Conference, Bournemouth, September 2011. Shiel, C. (ed.). Bournemouth: Centre for Global Perspectives, Bournemouth University, p. 60-66 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
2010

Manganese oxide material for electrochemical cells

Bruce, P. G. & Robertson, A. D., 30 Mar 2010, IPC No. HOB I/02 , Patent No. 7686984 , Priority date 14 Jul 2001, Priority No. O1 17235.2

Research output: Patent

manganese oxides
electrochemical cells
ions
2009

In conversation with ... Alastair Robertson and Gabriel Jezierski

Robertson, A., Jezierski, G. & Dammann, S., 11 Nov 2009, In : ESCalate news. 15, p. 39-40 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
academy
conversation
education
time

Teaching excellence awards in Scottish higher education

MacKenzie, J. & Robertson, A., Apr 2009, In : Practice and Evidence of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. 4, 1, p. 26-40 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Teaching
education
reward
promotion
staff
2008

It's all go north of the border! an update on current quality enhancement developments in Scotland

Robertson, A., 2008, In : Law Teacher. 42, 2, p. 224-227 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

The work of the Higher Education Academy in Scotland: a personal perspective

Robertson, A., 2007, In : Teaching Fellows Journal. 2007, Mar-May, p. 2-4 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
2005
89 Citations (Scopus)

Overcharging manganese oxides: extracting lithium beyond Mn4+

Armstrong, A. R., Robertson, A. D. & Bruce, P. G., 26 Aug 2005, In : Journal of Power Sources. 146, 1-2, p. 275-280 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manganese oxide
manganese oxides
Ion exchange
Lithium
lithium
2004

Electrochemical cells

Bruce, P. G. & Robertson, A., 28 Dec 2004, Patent No. 0214086 A1 , Priority date 14 Jul 2001, Priority No. O117235.2

Research output: Patent

Cell
Manganese
Oxides
Zero
Series
2 Citations (Scopus)

Influence on the first charge capacity of layered Li-Mn-O-based electrodes by combining stoichiometric and nonstoichiometric materials

Paterson, A. J., Robertson, A. D. & Bruce, P. G., 22 Nov 2004, In : Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters. 7, 10, p. A331-A335 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lithium oxides
Lithium
cycles
Electrodes
Manganese oxide
75 Citations (Scopus)

Overcapacity of Li [NixLi1/3-2x/3Mn 2/3-x/3] O2 electrodes

Robertson, A. D. & Bruce, P. G., 18 Oct 2004, In : Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters. 7, 9, p. A294-A298 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lithium
lithium
Electrodes
electrodes
Oxygen
2003
21 Citations (Scopus)

Divalent-dopant criterion for the suppression of Jahn-Teller distortion in Mn oxides: first-principles calculations and x-ray absorption spectroscopy measurements for Co in LiMnO2

Prasad, R., Benedek, R., Kropf, A. J., Johnson, C. S., Robertson, A. D., Bruce, P. G. & Thackeray, M. M., 2 Jul 2003, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 68, 1, p. 121011-121014 4 p., 012101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jahn-Teller effect
Absorption spectroscopy
x ray absorption
Oxides
x ray spectroscopy
346 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanism of electrochemical activity in Li2MnO3

Robertson, A. D. & Bruce, P. G., 1 May 2003, In : Chemistry of Materials. 15, 10, p. 1984-1992 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxidation
Lithium
Manganese oxide
Lithium Compounds
Ion exchange
25 Citations (Scopus)

Nonstoichiometric layered LixMnyO2 intercalation electrodes: a multiple dopant strategy

Robertson, A. D., Armstrong, A. R., Paterson, A. J., Duncan, M. J. & Bruce, P. G., 1 Sep 2003, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 13, 9, p. 2367-2373 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intercalation
Manganese oxide
Lithium
Doping (additives)
Electrodes
2002
83 Citations (Scopus)

Nonstoichiometric layered LixMnyO2 with a high capacity for lithium intercalation/deintercalation

Armstrong, A. R., Paterson, A. J., Robertson, A. D. & Bruce, P. G., 1 Feb 2002, In : Chemistry of Materials. 14, 2, p. 710-719 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Defect structures
Intercalation
Lithium
Lithium Compounds
Ion exchange
130 Citations (Scopus)

The origin of electrochemical activity in Li2MnO3

Robertson, A. D. & Bruce, P. G., 5 Dec 2002, In : Chemical Communications. 2002, 23, p. 2790-2791 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrolytes
Ion exchange
Oxidation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Time to recharge

Armstrong, R. & Robertson, A., Feb 2002, In : Chemistry in Britain. 38, 2, p. 38-41 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cadmium
Nickel cadmium batteries
Secondary batteries
Electronics industry
Nickel
2001
75 Citations (Scopus)

Layered LixMn1-yCoyO2 intercalation electrodes - influence of ion exchange on capacity and structure upon cycling

Robertson, A. D., Armstrong, A. R. & Bruce, P. G., 1 Jul 2001, In : Chemistry of Materials. 13, 7, p. 2380-2386 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intercalation
Ion exchange
Electrodes
Vacancies
Hexanols
32 Citations (Scopus)

Lix(Mn1-yCoy)O2 intercalation compounds as electrodes for lithium batteries: influence of ion exchange on structure and performance

Robertson, A. D., Armstrong, A. R., Fowkes, A. J. & Bruce, P. G., 3 Feb 2001, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 11, 1, p. 113-118 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intercalation compounds
Lithium batteries
Ion exchange
Electrodes
Lithium
15 Citations (Scopus)

Low temperature lithium manganese cobalt oxide spinels, Li4-xMn5-2xCo3xO12 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1), for use as cathode materials in rechargeable lithium batteries

Robertson, A. D., Armstrong, A. R. & Bruce, P. G., 1 Jul 2001, In : Journal of Power Sources. 97-98, p. 332-335 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

cobalt oxides
Lithium batteries
lithium batteries
manganese oxides
Manganese
2000
13 Citations (Scopus)
Intercalation compounds
Manganese oxide
Cobalt
Lithium
Ion exchange
54 Citations (Scopus)

Layered LixMn1-yNiyO2 intercalation electrodes

Quine, T. E., Duncan, M. J., Armstrong, A. R., Robertson, A. D. & Bruce, P. G., 1 Dec 2000, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 10, 12, p. 2838-2841 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intercalation
Lithium Compounds
Lithium
Intercalation compounds
Electrodes
1999

Layered lithium manganese oxide-based cathode materials for Li-ion battery applications

Robertson, A. D., Armstrong, A. R., Gitzendanner, R. & Bruce, P. G., 1999, Proceedings of the symposium on lithium batteries. Surampudi, S. & Marsh, R. (eds.). Pennington, NJ: The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 98-16. p. 306-307 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutron diffraction
Cathodes
High resolution transmission electron microscopy
Powders
Cyclic voltammetry
88 Citations (Scopus)
Solid solutions
Positive ions
Electrodes
Chemical analysis
Cations
111 Citations (Scopus)

New inorganic spinel oxides for use as negative electrode materials in future lithium-ion batteries

Robertson, A. D., Trevino, L., Tukamoto, H. & Irvine, J. T. S., Sep 1999, In : Journal of Power Sources. 81-82, p. 352-357 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neutron diffraction
electrode materials
Oxides
spinel
neutron diffraction
80 Citations (Scopus)

Structural transformation on cycling layered Li(Mn1-yCoy)O2 cathode materials

Armstrong, A. R., Robertson, A. D. & Bruce, P. G., 30 Sep 1999, In : Electrochimica Acta. 45, 1-2, p. 285-294 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solid solutions
Cathodes
Neutron powder diffraction
Chemical analysis
Cyclic voltammetry
84 Citations (Scopus)

The layered intercalation compounds Li(Mn1-yCoy)Oz: positive electrode materials for lithium-ion batteries

Armstrong, A. R., Robertson, A. D., Gitzendanner, R. & Bruce, P. G., Jul 1999, In : Journal of Solid State Chemistry. 145, 2, p. 549-556 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intercalation compounds
electrode materials
intercalation
electric batteries
lithium
1998
39 Citations (Scopus)

Morphology modification and delithiation mechanisms of LiMn2O4 and Li2MnO3 by acid digestion

Shao-Horn, Y., Ein-Eli, Y., Robertson, A. D., Averill, W. F., Hackney, S. A. & Howard, W. F., 1 Jan 1998, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 145, 1, p. 16-23 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acids
Crystals
Crystallography
lithium manganese oxide
Electrochemical properties

The intercalation compound Li(Mn0.9Co0.1)O2 as a positive electrode for rechargeable lithium batteries

Armstrong, A. R., Gitzendanner, R., Robertson, A. D. & Bruce, P. G., 7 Sep 1998, In : Chemical Communications. 17, p. 1833-1834 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1997
115 Citations (Scopus)

M3+-modified LiMn2O4 spinel intercalation cathodes: II. Electrochemical stabilization by Cr3+

Robertson, A. D., Lu, S. H. & Howard, W. F., 1 Oct 1997, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 144, 10, p. 3505-3512 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intercalation
Electrolytes
Dissolution
Cathodes
Substitution reactions
132 Citations (Scopus)

M3+-modified LiMn2O4 spinel intercalation cathodes: I. Admetal effects on morphology and electrochemical performance

Robertson, A. D., Lu, S. H., Averill, W. F. & Howard, W. F., 1 Oct 1997, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 144, 10, p. 3500-3505 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intercalation
Cathodes
Cations
Positive ions
spinell
27 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructural Study of the Li+Ion Substituted Perovskites Li0.5-3xNd0.5+xTiO3

García-Martin, S., García-Alvarado, F., Robertson, A. D., West, A. R. & Alario-Franco, M. A., Jan 1997, In : Journal of Solid State Chemistry. 128, 1, p. 97-101 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

perovskites
Polymorphism
Ions
microstructure
Microstructure