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  • Development and evaluation of oral solid dosage forms for colonic delivery of drugs for the treatment of cystinosis. 

    Ibie, Chidinma O. (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2010-10)
    Modified release multiparticulate pellets have been produced by the process of extrusion and spheronisation for colon-targeted delivery of cystamine, a cysteamine derivative. Orally ingested cysteamine formulations used ...
  • The development and implementation of business simulations in higher education in the United Kingdom. 

    Doonga, Nitin (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2013-12)
    This thesis is a study of the development and implementation of business simulations/games in United Kingdom Higher Education institutions. The research takes an holistic approach and examines the topic from the perspective ...
  • Development and preliminary testing of a brief clinical tool to enable daily monitoring of chemotherapy toxicity: the Daily Chemotherapy Toxicity self-Assessment Questionnaire (DCTAQ). 

    Maguire, Roma; Kotronoulas, Grigorios; Donnan, Peter T.; Paterson, Catherine; McCann, Lisa; Connaghan, John; Di Domenico, David G. G.; Kearney, Nora
    MAGUIRE, R., KOTRONOULAS, G., DONNAN, P.T., PATERSON, C., MCCANN, L., CONNAGHAN, J., DI DOMENICO, D.G.G. and KEARNEY, N. [2018]. Development and preliminary testing of a brief clinical tool to enable daily monitoring of chemotherapy toxicity: the Daily Chemotherapy Toxicity self-Assessment Questionnaire (DCTAQ). European journal of cancer care [online], (accepted).
    Close monitoring of chemotherapy toxicity can be instrumental in ensuring prompt symptom management and quality care. Our aim was to develop a brief clinical tool to enable daily assessment of chemotherapy toxicity, and ...
  • The development and promotion of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) within the UK 

    Copeland, Susan; Penman, Andrew (Routledge 10.1080/13614570412331311978, 2004-05)
    COPELAND, S. and PENMAN, A., 2004. The development and promotion of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) within the UK. New Review of Information Networking, Volume 10 (1)pp. 19-32
    This paper considers recent ETD-related activity in the UK within the broader international context. It concentrates, in particular, on the work of the Electronic Theses project consortium that is led by The Robert Gordon ...
  • Development and single-laboratory validation of a UHPLC-MS/MS method for quantitation of microcystins and nodularin in natural water, cyanobacteria, shellfish and algal supplement tablet powders. 

    Turner, Andrew D.; Waack, Julia; Lewis, Adam; Edwards, Christine; Lawton, Linda A. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchromb.2017.12.032, 2017-12-28)
    TURNER, A.D., WAACK, J., LEWIS, A., EDWARDS, C. and LAWTON, L. 2018. Development and single-laboratory validation of a UHPLC-MS/MS method for quantitation of microcystins and nodularin in natural water, cyanobacteria, shellfish and algal supplement tablet powders. Journal of chromatography B [online], 1074-1075, pages 111-123. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchromb.2017.12.032
    A simple, rapid UHPLC-MS/MS method has been developed and optimised for the quantitation of microcystins and nodularin in wide variety of sample matrices. Microcystin analogues targeted were MC-LR, MC-RR, MC-LA, MC-LY, ...
  • Development and testing of a design proctocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concepts stages with application to the built environment. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Laing, Richard Alexander; Malins, Julian Paul; Salman, Huda Shakir (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2014.11.011, 2014)
    LEON, M., LAING, R., MALINS, J., SALMAN, H., 2014. Development and testing of a design proctocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concepts stages with application to the built environment. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 22, pp. 108-119.
    Effective collaboration and maximum effort from stakeholders during the feasibility and concept design stages in architecture provide the greatest potential for added value for the overall success of a building project, ...
  • Development and testing of thin composite palladium membrane for membrane fuel cell processors. 

    Chen, Chee Chong (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2010-09)
    The Palladium (Pd) based membranes have long been the focus of studies for the separation of hydrogen due to its high permeability and selectivity toward hydrogen. However, palladium is a precious metal and extremely ...
  • Development and validation of HPLC method with fluorometric detection for quantification of bisnaphthalimidopropyldiaminooctane in animal tissues following administration in polymeric nanoparticles. 

    Segundo, Marcela A.; Abreu, Vera L.R.G.; Osório, Marcelo V.; Nogueira, Sonia; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul; Cordeiro-da-Silva, Anabela; Lima, Sofia A.C. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpba.2015.12.033, 2015-12-22)
    SEGUNDO, M.A., ABREU, V.L.R.G., OSORIO, M.V., NOGUEIRA, S., KONG THOO LIN, P., CORDEIRO-DA-SILVA, A. and LIMA, S.A.C. 2015. Development and validation of HPLC method with fluorometric detection for quantification of bisnaphthalimidopropyldiaminooctane in animal tissues following administration in polymeric nanoparticles. Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis [online], 120, pages 290-296. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpba.2015.12.033
    A simple, sensitive and specific high-performance liquid chromatography method for the quantification of bisnaphthalimidopropyldiaminooctane (BNIPDaoct), a potent anti-Leishmania compound, incorporated into poly(d,l-lact ...
  • Development of a computer mediated multidisciplinary design protocol and its application to the early architectural design stages. 

    Leon, Marianthi (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2015-05)
    Effective multidisciplinary design collaboration and increased effort during the feasibility and early design stages in architecture provide the greatest potential for added value and overall success of a built environment ...
  • Development of a control system for a domestic grid-connected wind turbine. 

    Adamson, Michael Angus; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Aziz, Nur Fadilah Ab; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Sellami, Nazmi; Iyi, Draco; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd (PACE (Organisers) http://picost.org/, 2017-07-25)
    ADAMSON, M.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., AZIZ, N.F.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., SELLAMI, N., IYI, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., MUNIR, A.B. and YASIN, S.H.M. 2017. Development of a control system for a domestic grid-connected wind turbine. Presented at the Professional and Continuing Education Center (PACE) international conference on science and technology 2017 (PICOST 2017), 25-27 July 2017, Penang, Malaysia.
    In the United Kingdom (UK), homeowners who install grid connected renewable energy sources receive a threefold benefit. They can use the electricity generated by the source, they enjoy reduced household bills and they can ...
  • Development of a cross-cultural HPV community engagement model within Scotland. 

    Carnegie, Elaine; Whittaker, Anne; Gray Bunton, Carol; Hogg, Rhona; Kennedy, Catriona; Hilton, Shona; Harding, Seeromanie; Pollock, Kevin G.; Pow, Janette (SAGE https://doi.org/10.1177/0017896916685592, 2017-01-23)
    CARNEGIE, E., WHITTAKER, A., BRUNTON, C.G., HOGG, R., KENNEDY, C., HILTON, S., HARDING, S., POLLOCK, K.G. and POW, J. 2017. Development of a cross-cultural HPV community engagement model within Scotland. Health education journal [online], 76(4), pages 398-410. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0017896916685592
    Objective: To examine cultural barriers and participant solutions regarding acceptance and uptake of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine from the perspective of Black African, White-Caribbean, Arab, Indian, Bangladeshi ...
  • Development of a diet quality index for the Scottish population. 

    Barton, Karen L.; Wrieden, Wendy L.; Masson, Lindsey F.; Anderson, Annie S.; Sherriff, Andrea; Armstrong, Julie (Nutrition Society, 2017-06-21)
    BARTON, K.L., WRIEDEN, W.L., MASSON, L.F., ANDERSON, A.S., SHERRIFF, A. and ARMSTRONG, J. 2017. Development of a diet quality index for the Scottish population. Presented at the Nutrition Society's Irish section conference 2017: what governs what we eat?, 21-23 June 2017, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
    Secondary analysis of food purchase data has been used to monitor progress towards Scottish Dietary Targets (Goals) since 2001, however little work has been carried out to assess the overall quality of the diet of the ...
  • Development of a doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor. 

    Adams, Morgan; Skillen, Nathan; McCullagh, Cathy; Robertson, Peter K. J. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2012.10.008, 2013-02)
    ADAMS, M., SKILLEN, N., MCCULLAGH, C. and AL-KHATIB, S. and ROBERTSON, P. K. J., 2013. Development of a doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 130, pp. 99-105.
    This paper describes a novel doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor which has been developed for use with liquid, vapour or gas phase media. In designing photocatalytic reactors measuring active ...
  • Development of a flood warning simulation system: a case study of 2007 Tewkesbury flood. 

    Wang, Chen; Jiang, Yang; Xie, Huan; Miller, David; Brown, Iain (EDP Sciences https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20160718021, 2016-10-20)
    WANG, C., JIANG, Y., XIE, H., MILLER, D. and BROWN, I. 2016. Development of a flood warning simulation system: a case study of 2007 Tewkesbury flood. In E3S web of conferences [online]: Proceedings of the 3rd European conference on flood risk management (FLOODrisk 2016), 17 - 21 October 2016, Lyon, France. Paris: EDP Sciences, article ID 18021. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20160718021.
    Many flood warning systems were developed for 2D environments and limited on specific flood hazard. With the purpose of overcoming these disadvantages, it is necessary to propose new methodologies and techniques for 3D ...
  • The development of a framework for understanding the UX of subtitles. 

    Crabb, Michael; Jones, Rhianne; Armstrong, Mike (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2700648.2811372, 2015-10-26)
    CRABB, M., JONES, R. and ARMSTRONG, M. 2015. The development of a framework for understanding the UX of subtitles. In Proceedings of the 17th International ACM SIGACCESS conference on computuers and accessibility [ASSETS '15], 26-28 October 2015, Lisbon, Portuga. New York: ACM [online], pages 347-348. Available from: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2700648.2811372
    Approximately 10% of the television audience use subtitles (captioning) to support their viewing experience. Subtitles enable viewers to participate in an experience that is often taken for granted ...
  • The development of a model of information seeking behaviour of students in higher education when using internet search engines. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2006-03)
    This thesis develops a model of Web information seeking behaviour of postgraduate students with a specific focus on Web search engines' use. It extends Marchionini's eight stage model of information seeking, geared towards ...
  • The development of a national heritage policy for libraries and book collections of country houses. 

    Reid, Peter H. (The Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 1999-03)
    This work examines the country house libraries of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Hitherto this is an area largely overlooked both in terms of librarianship and social history. The first part of the thesis examines ...
  • Development of a novel single-phase auto-reclosing scheme for distribution network with integrated distributed generation. 

    Tan, Sock Fua (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2010-06)
    According to G59 recommendation, the common practice adopted by utilities in the UK is to disconnect Distributed generators (DGs) immediately once a network fault is detected to prevent islanding operation and disruption ...
  • Development of a pre-habilitation multimodal supportive care interventions for men and their partners prior to radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer. 

    Paterson, Catherine; Primeau, Charlotte; Pullar, Irene; Nabi, Ghulam (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https:doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000618, 2018-06-22)
    PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C., PULLAR, I. and NABI, G. 2018. Development of a pre-habilitation multimodal supportive care interventions for men and their partners prior to radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer. Cancer nursing [online], Publish Ahead-of-Print. Available from: https:doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000618
    Background: An important question revolves around when the most opportune time is to introduce recovery-optimizing behaviors for men opting for radical prostatectomy (RP) for localized prostate cancer (PCa). An emerging ...
  • Development of a risk response model to handle delays of construction projects in the United Arab Emirates. 

    Motaleb, Omayma Hashim (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment., 2014-05)
    Due to the complex nature of construction projects, delay risks are more widespread in the construction sector than elsewhere. This poses a problem for the industry, since it is already at risk because of the recent global ...