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.

  • Institutional influence and the role of family in poor women’s micropreneurship. 

    Ukanwa, Irene; Xiong, Lin; Anderson, Alistair R.
    UKANWA, I., XIONG, L. and ANDERSON, A. [2018]. Institutional influence and the role of family in poor women’s micropreneurship. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-05-2017-0162
    Purpose – The paper's purpose is to develop understanding of how institutions (family and culture) play out in shaping family micro business practices. Our focus on family business led by poor entrepreneurial women in a ...
  • Cyanopeptolins with trypsin and chymotrypsin inhibitory activity from the cyanobacterium nostoc edaphicum CCNP1411. 

    Mazur-Marzec, Hanna; Fidor, Anna; Ceglowska, Marta; Wieczerzak, Ewa; Kropidlowska, Magdalena; Goua, Marie; Macaskill, Jenny; Edwards, Christine (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/md16070220, 2018-06-26)
    MAZUR-MARZEC, H., FIDOR, A., CEGLOWSKA, M., WIECZERZAK, E., KROPIDLOWSKA, M., GOUA, M., MACASKILL, J. and EDWARDS, C. 2018. Cyanopeptolins with trypsin and chymotrypsin inhibitory activity from the cyanobacterium nostoc edaphicum CCNP1411. Marine drugs [online], 16(7), article ID 220. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/md16070220
    Cyanopeptolins (CPs) are one of the most frequently occurring cyanobacterial peptides, many of which are inhibitors of serine proteases. Some CP variants are also acutely toxic to aquatic organisms, especially small ...
  • Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. 

    Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Arab, Hussain (TUV SUD NEV (Organisers) https://www.tuv-sud.co.uk/nel/news-events/news/latest-news/produced-water-workshop-highlights-environmental-issues-and-solutions, 2018-06-05)
    OLUYEMI, G.F. and ARAB, H. 2018. Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. Presented at TUV SUD NEL Produced water workshop 2018, 5-6 June 2018, Aberdeen, UK.
    In this work Chitosan was investigated as an adsorbent for residual oil using real produced water stream from Kuwait oilfields. A laboratory bench-top glass tube column integrated with a dynamic flow loop was used in this ...
  • Childbirth as sacred celebration. 

    Crowther, Susan (Routledge https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315389639, 2017-09-13)
    CROWTHER, S. 2017. Childbirth as sacred celebration. In Crowther, S. and Hall, J. (eds.) Spirituality and childbirth: meaning and care at the start of life. London: Routledge [online], chapter 2. Available from: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315389639
    This chapter explores how childbirth is spiritually experienced and meaningful within society revealing how childbirth has purpose both individually and collectively. The discourse and mood around childbirth internationally ...
  • Resilience and sustainability amongst maternity care providers. 

    Crowther, Susan (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/Psychosocial-Resilience-and-Risk-in-the-Perinatal-Period-Implications/Thomson-Schmied/p/book/9781138101586, 2017-06-13)
    CROWTHER, S. 2017. Resilience and sustainability amongst maternity care providers. In Thomson, G. and Schmied, V. (eds.) Psychosocial resilience and risk in the perinatal period: implications and guidance for professionals. London: Routledge [online], chapter 13, pages 185-200. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/Psychosocial-Resilience-and-Risk-in-the-Perinatal-Period-Implications/Thomson-Schmied/p/book/9781138101586
    This chapter looks at maternity care providers who provide care in this social, political and emotional milieu on a daily basis. The emotional work of maternity care provision cannot be underestimated. Contemporary maternity ...

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