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.

  • A critical evaluation of the prospects for a transition towards ocean based renewable energy development in Nigeria. 

    Osu, Victor Richard (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2017-04-01)
    OSU, V.R. 2017. A critical evaluation of the prospects for a transition towards ocean based renewable energy development in Nigeria. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The move towards addressing two pertinent energy challenges that is access to electricity and climate change has seen the transition towards sustainable forms of energy including Ocean Based Renewable Energy (OBRE). However, ...
  • The dynamic relationship between oil wealth and economic growth: the case of Nigeria. 

    Musa Sa'eed, Zainab (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2017-02-01)
    MUSA SA'EED, Z. 2017. The dynamic relationship between oil wealth and economic growth: the case of Nigeria. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The problem of weak economic development in Nigeria despite a substantial inflow of revenues from oil exports especially from the early 1970s and other subsequent periods is an important issue to examine. This outcome ...
  • Female entrepreneurship in Nigeria: an investigation. 

    Lawan, Umar (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2017-05-01)
    LAWAN, U. 2017. Female entrepreneurship in Nigeria: an investigation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The significant contributions of female entrepreneurs to both the social and economic development of their various countries have been recognized over the past two decades. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) found ...
  • The difference in how UAE and EW law controls Gharar (risk) and so Riba in a construction contract in the Emirate of Dubai, UAE. 

    Crawley, Shaun Edward (Robert Gordon University The Law School, 2017-02-01)
    CRAWLEY, S.E. 2017. The difference in how UAE and EW law controls Gharar (risk) and so Riba in a construction contract in the Emirate of Dubai, UAE. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This research critically analyses and compares how the United Arab Emirates (UAE)1 Law and English and Welsh (EW) Law regulates obligations in a contract, for a thing that is to come into existence in the future, namely a ...
  • Increasing evidence informed decision making practices among senior non-clinical NHS managers. 

    Stevenson, Paul (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2017-04-01)
    STEVENSON, P. 2017. Increasing evidence informed decision making practices among senior non-clinical NHS managers. Robert Gordon University, DInfSc thesis.
    There is limited engagement with research based evidence among senior managers within the NHS, and a failure to consistently integrate research findings into the decision making process. While much is known about the ...

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