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  • Nanoindentation of polysilicon and single crystal silicon: molecular dynamics simulation and experimental validation. 

    Goel, Saurav; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Luo, Xichun; Yan, Jiwang; Agrawal, Anupam (Institute of Physics http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/47/27/275304, 2014-06-13)
    GOEL, S., FAISAL, N.H., LUO, X., YAN, J. and AGRAWAL, A. 2014. Nanoindentation of polysilicon and single crystal silicon: molecular dynamics simulation and experimental validation. Journal of physics D: applied physics [online], 47(27), article number 275304. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/47/27/275304
    This paper presents novel advances in the deformation behaviour of polycrystalline and single crystal silicon using molecular dynamics (MD) simulation and validation of the same via nanoindentation experiments. In order ...
  • Narrating the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a Scottish fishing community: 1934-2004. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13552550610644472, 2006)
    SMITH, R., 2006. Narrating the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a Scottish fishing community: 1934-2004. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 12 (1), pp. 40-62.
    Purpose ? The purpose of this research paper is to explore the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a ?Scottish Fishing Community?, namely the village of Gourdon in Kincardineshire, Scotland over a 60-year period. ...
  • Narrative and ethics in the literary hermeneutics of Paul Ricoeur – an exploration within the context of professional health care education. 

    McKie, Andrew (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010)
    MCKIE, A., 2010. Narrative and ethics in the literary hermeneutics of Paul Ricoeur – an exploration within the context of professional health care education. In: E. MILLIGAN and E. WOODLEY, eds. Confessions – confounding narrative and ethics. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press. pp. 161-180.
    In the recent interest expressed in exploring the intricacies between narrative and ethics (Charon 1994; Frank 1995; Downie and Macnaughton 2007), few people have addressed the philosophical issues underpinning this ...
  • A narrative exploration of the relationship between reading literature and poetry and ethical practice: narratives of student nurses and nurse educators. 

    McKie, Andrew (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2011-01)
    The emerging dialogue between the arts and humanities and professional health care education is explored by considering ethical practice in nursing via several narratives of student nurses and nurse educators in one Scottish ...
  • Nasopharyngeal metagenomic deep sequencing data, Lancaster, UK, 2014-2015. 

    Atkinson, Kate V.; Bishop, Lisa A.; Rhodes, Glenn; Salez, Nicolas; McEwan, Neil R.; Hegarty, Matthew J.; Robey, Julie; Harding, Nicola; Wetherell, Simon; Lauder, Robert M.; Pickup, Roger W.; Wilkinson, Mark; Gatherer, Derek (Nature Publishing Group https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2017.161, 2017-10-24)
    ATKINSON, K.V., BISHOP, L.A., RHODES, G., SALEZ, N., MCEWAN, N.R., HEGARTY, M.J., ROBEY, J., HARDING, N., WETHERELL, S., LAUDER, R.M., PICKUP, R.W., WILKINSON, M. and GATHERER, D. 2017. Nasopharyngeal metagenomic deep sequencing data, Lancaster, UK, 2014-2015. Scientific data [online], 4, article No. 170161. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2017.161
    Nasopharyngeal swabs were taken from volunteers attending a general medical practice and a general hospital in Lancaster, UK, and at Lancaster University, in the winter of 2014–2015. 51 swabs were selected based on high ...
  • National Health Service healthcare staff experience and practices regarding complementary and alternative medicine: an online survey. 

    Jones, Jenny; Rayner, Suzanne; Logue, Shona; Imray, Elizabeth; Stewart, Derek C.; Leslie, Stephen J. (MEDCRAVE https://doi.org/10.15406/ijcam.2017.05.00159, 2017-02-16)
    JONES, J., RAYNER, S., LOGUE, S., IMRAY, E., STEWART, D. and LESLIE, S.J. 2017. National Health Service healthcare staff experience and practices regarding complementary and alternative medicine: an online survey. International journal of complementary and alternative medicine [online], 5(4), article ID 00159. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15406/ijcam.2017.05.00159.
    The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasing. The most common reported reason for CAM use is dissatisfaction with conventional healthcare. Several studies have reported factors influencing CAM usage ...
  • A national survey of the citizenship information needs of the general public. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.aslib.co.uk/proceedings/1999/apr/03.html, 1999-04)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 1999. A national survey of the citizenship information needs of the general public. Aslib Proceedings, April 1999, 51(4), pp.115-121.
    This paper reports the results of a survey of information needs and information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the UK population. The survey was the first stage of the Citizenship Information project, funded ...
  • Natural convection flow and heat transfer in an enclosure containing staggered arrangement of blockages. 

    Iyi, Draco; Hasan, Reaz (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.05.033, 2015-06-11)
    IYI, D and HASAN, R. 2015. Natural convection flow and heat transfer in an enclosure containging staggered arragement of blockages. Procedia Engineering [online], 105, pages 176-183. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.05.033
    The work reported in this paper is a numerical study of airflow and heat transfer for low turbulence buoyancy-driven flow in a rectangular cavity partially filled with solid objects. The two vertical walls were maintained ...
  • Natural landscape scenic preference: techniques for evaluation and simulation. 

    Wherrett, JoAnna Ruth (The Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 1998-12)
    The aesthetic beauty of a landscape is a very subjective issue: every person has their own opinions and their own idea of what beauty is. However, all people have a common evolutionary history, and, according to the ...
  • Natural versus artificial lighting use in an office building under clear sunny skies. 

    Belakehal, Azeddine; Tabet Aoul, Kheira Anissa; Bennadji, Amar (NCEUB (Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings) www.plea2017.net, 2017-07-02)
    BELAKEHAL, A., TABET AOUL, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2017. Natural versus artificial lighting use in an office building under clear sunny skies. In Proceedings of the 33rd passive low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017): design to thrive [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh: UK. Edinburgh: NCEUB, Vol 2, pages 3143-3150. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_proceedings_volume_II.pdf
    Under clear sunny skies, a building requires more knowledge in terms of architectural daylighting design because of the complexity of the phenomenon and the wide variety of its parameters and impacts. This study focuses ...
  • The nature and processes of internationalisation at a French Grand Ecole de Management. 

    Bryant, Michael (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2013-03)
    Globalisation has changed the higher education landscape dramatically in the past 20 years, especially for business schools. Accordingly, universities have had to adopt different internationalisation strategies in order ...
  • The nature of a public service. 

    Spicker, Paul (Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01900690903050927, 2009-09)
    SPICKER, P., 2009. The nature of a public service. International Journal of Public Administration, 32 (11), pp. 970-991.
    Public services have been misunderstood. They are not simply services in the public sector, they are not necessarily there because of “market failure”, and they cannot be analysed by the same criteria as market-based ...
  • The nature of mass masonry granite walling and the potential for retrofit internal wall insulation strategies. 

    Buda, Gerard; Taylor, Bruce J.; Bennadji, Amar (Henry Stewart Publications., 2013)
    BUDA, G., TAYLOR, B. and BENNADJI, A., 2013. The nature of mass masonry granite walling and the potential for retrofit internal wall insulation strategies. Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation, 2 (1), pp. 36-43.
    Traditional buildings constructed of solid granite walling that have timber framing with lath and plaster internal finish are not thermally efficient when compared with modern constructions. They are also termed ‘hard-to-treat’ ...
  • The NDLTD and ETDs in the global context. 

    Copeland, Susan (Statsbiblioteket Denmark/Aarhus University., 2010-06)
    COPELAND, S., 2010. The NDLTD and ETDs in the global context. In: LIBER 2010 Annual Conference: Managing Electronic Theses: a DART-Europe Master Class. 29 June – 01 July 2010. Aarhus, Denmark. https://www.statsbiblioteket.dk/liber2010/conference-programme-day-1
  • The need for a whole life framework in electrical power system asset management and the problems with individual silo like asset management system contributions. 

    Bruiners, James (OMICS International https://doi.org/10.4172/2332-0796.1000225, 2017-05-29)
    BRUINERS, J. 2017. The need for a whole life framework in electrical power system asset management and the problems with individual silo like asset management system contributions. Journal of electrical and electronic systems [online], 6(2), article ID 225. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4172/2332-0796.1000225
    The asset management of electrical power systems both in industry and academia currently offers up a wide spectrum of engineering practices and guidance to detect, diagnose and to combat asset deterioration. In doing so ...
  • The need for Kaizen costing in indigenous Nigerian construction firms. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani (University of Salford http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC28781.pdf, 2015-06-10)
    OMOTAYO, T. and KULATUNGA, U. 2015. The need for Kaizen costing in indigenous Nigerian construction firms. In Proceedings of the 12th international post-graduate research conference (IPGRC15), 10-12 June 2015, Salford, UK. Salford: University of Salford, ID 045, pages 587-596. Held on ICONDA CIBlibrary [online]. Available from: http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC28781.pdf
    The application of adequate cost management methods and techniques before and during construction activities is a major determinant of project success. Construction cost management methods such as target costing, life cycle ...
  • Needs as claims. 

    Spicker, Paul (Wiley. [The definitive version is available at www3.interscience.wiley.com]http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.1993.tb00386.x, 1993-03)
    SPICKER, P., 1993. Needs as claims. Social Policy and Administration, 27 (1), pp. 7-17.
    People 'need' things if they will suffer negative effects without them. Needs are based in problems, but they are not only problems; they have to be understood in terms of a relationship between functional problems and ...
  • Negotiating meaning in the consumption of the past. 

    Smith, Fiona; Brown, Mary (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jfs.2.2.147_1, 2014-10)
    SMITH, F. and BROWN, M., 2014. Negotiating meaning in the consumption of the past. Journal of Fandom Studies, 2 (2), pp. 147-161.
    The Internet and social networking technologies have facilitated communication between groups of retrophiles or fans of the past. The article seeks to examine motivations for retrophilic action and to discuss these ideas ...
  • Negotiation-as-active-knowing: an approach evolved from relational practice. 

    Chu, Chu Yuan (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2013-06)
    CHU, C.Y. 2013. Negotiation-as-active-knowing: an approach evolved from relational art practice. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This PhD research offers a new conception of negotiation that attempts to re-imagine the roles of and relationships between artist and participant-other in social art practice. Negotiation is implicit in art practice, ...
  • Network practices and entrepreneurial growth. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Jack, Sarah L. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scaman.2010.01.005, 2010-06)
    ANDERSON, A. R., DODD, S. D. and JACK, S., 2010. Network practices and entrepreneurial growth. Scandinavian Journal of Management , 26 (2), pp. 121-133.
    Networking plays an important and well-studied role in entrepreneurial start-up processes, but its role in subsequent venture growth is less well understood. This paper reports on an in-depth longitudinal study of ...