OpenAIR @ RGU is a digital repository which contains examples of research publications and related content produced by staff and graduate students at Robert Gordon University. Information about OpenAIR is available in a Guide and, to submit content, RGU researchers should contact publications@rgu.ac.uk.

  • Re-thinking post-contract cost controlling techniques in the Nigerian construction industry. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani (University of Moratuwa/Ceylon Institute of Builders http://www.becon.mrt.ac.lk/index.php/17-news-events/145-the-5th-world-construction-symposium-co-organised-by-department-of-building-economics, 2016-07-29)
    OMOTAYO, T.S. and KULATUNGA, U. 2017. Re-thinking post-contract cost controlling techniques in the Nigerian construction industry. In Sandanayake, Y.G., Karunasena, G.I. and Ramachandra, T. Proceedings of the 5th world construction symposium 2016: greening environment, eco-innovations and entrepreneurship, 29-31 July 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Colombo: University of Moratuwa [online], pages 380-388. Available from: http://www.becon.mrt.ac.lk/images/CIOB-2016/proceedings.pdf
    The challenges of cost and time overruns, construction disputes and client dissatisfaction have plagued the construction industry in Nigeria. This may be as a result of the approaches used in monitoring construction costs. ...
  • Synthesis, characterisation and in vitro evaluation of novel thiolated derivatives of polyallylamine and quaternised polyallylamine. 

    Ibie, Chidinma O.; Thompson, Colin J.; Knott, Rachel M. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00396-015-3561-4, 2015-03-24)
    IBIE, C.O., THOMPSON, C.J. and KNOTT, R. 2015. Synthesis, characterisation and in vitro evaluation of novel thiolated derivatives of polyallylamine and quaternised polyallylamine. Colloid and polymer science [online], 293(6), pages 1737-1748. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00396-015-3561-4
    Polyallylamine (Paa) was quaternised by methylation of its primary amines using methyl iodide to yield quaternised Paa (QPaa). Average level of polymer quaternisation was determined by elemental analysis and was found to ...
  • In-vitro evaluation of the effect of polymer structure on uptake of novel polymer-insulin polyelectrolyte complexes by human epithelial cells. 

    Ibie, Chidinma O.; Knott, Rachel M.; Thompson, Colin J. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2014.12.058, 2014-12-27)
    IBIE, C., KNOTT, R. and THOMPSON, C.J. 2015. In-vitro evaluation of the effect of polymer structure on uptake of novel polymer-insulin polyelectrolyte complexes by human epithelial cells. International journal of pharmaceutics [online], 479(1), pages 103-117. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2014.12.058
    The biocompatibility and cellular uptake of polymer, insulin polyelectrolyte complexes (PECs) prepared using polyallylamine-based polymers was evaluated in-vitro using Caco-2 cell monolayers as a predictive model for human ...
  • The media and communication industries: flexible friends or foes? 

    Marcella, Rita; Illingworth, Lorraine; Baxter, Graeme (MeCCSA/AMPE (Organisers), 2007-01-10)
    MARCELLA, R., ILLINGWORTH, L. and BAXTER, G. 2007. The media and communication industries: flexible friends or foes? Presented at the 3rd joint Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) with Association of Media Practice Educators (AMPE) conference, 10-12 January 2007, Coventry, UK.
    This conference paper presented the key results of the research project 'Women in the Scottish Creative Industries', funded by the European Social Fund. This research explored the equality policy and practice in companies ...
  • The impact of information and communication technologies on the communication of parliamentary information in the United Kingdom: results of a pilot project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (European Communication Association (Organisers), 2003-03-24)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2003. The impact of information and communication technologies on the communication of parliamentary information in the United Kingdom: results of a pilot project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. Presented at the European Communication Association congress, 24-26 March 2003, Munich, Germany.
    This paper presented the key results of a study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary and devolved assembly information to ...

View more