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  • S/NVQs and higher education in librarianship and information studies. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald, 1994)
    JOHNSON, IAN M., 1994. S/NVQs and higher education in librarianship and information studies. Librarian: Career Development, 2 (4), pp. 29-31
    The development of National Vocational Qualifications (and Scottish Vocational Qualifications) has been generally welcomed by those employers who were concerned about the level of skills in the British workforce, and saw ...
  • Safer prescribing: a trial of education, informatics, and financial incentives. 

    Dreischulte, Tobias; Donnan, Peter; Grant, Aileen M.; Hapca, Adrian; McCowan, Colin; Guthrie, Bruce (Massachusetts Medical Society https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMsa1508955, 2016-03-17)
    DREISCHULTE, T., DONNAN, P., GRANT, A., HAPCA, A., MCCOWAN, C. and GUTHRIE, B. 2016. Safer prescribing: a trial of education, informatics, and financial incentives. New England journal of medicine [online], 374, pages 1053-1064. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMsa1508955
    Background: - High-risk prescribing and preventable drug-related complications are common in primary care. We evaluated whether the rates of high-risk prescribing by primary care clinicians and the related clinical outcomes ...
  • Safety in healthcare: the pharmacy legislative framework and patient safety. 

    Vosper, Helen; Hignett, Sue (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2018-03-31)
    VOSPER, H. and HIGNETT, S.M. 2018. Safety in healthcare: the pharmacy legislative framework and patient safety. Journal of personal injury law [online], 1, pages 16-22. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Considers how the legislative framework governing pharmaceuticals can have an impact on patient safety. Discusses key aspects of the healthcare system, the characteristics of a high reliability organisation (HRO), and the ...
  • Safety of levetiracetam in pregnancy and lactation: a systematic reveiw. 

    Thomas, Binny; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Al Hail, Moza; El Kassem, Wessam; Al Saad, Doua; Tarannum, Asma; MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C. (RGU/Hamad Medical Corporation, 2016-11-04)
    THOMAS, B., ROUF, A., AL HAIL, M.S., ELKASSEM, W.M., ALSAAD, D., TARANNUM, A., MACLURE, K. and STEWART, D. 2016. Safety of levetiracetam in pregnancy and lactation: a systematic review. Presented at the 9th medication safety conference, 4-6 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
    Most women with active seizures are often encouraged to continue their antiepileptic medications during pregnancy to avoid serious fetal or maternal complications. Levetiracetam (LEV) is a newer antiepileptic drug used as ...
  • Sales force automation systems: an analysis of factors underpinning the sophistication of deployed systems in the UK financial services industry. 

    Wright, George; Fletcher, Keith; Donaldson, Bill (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indmarman.2007.08.005, 2008-11)
    WRIGHT, G., FLETCHER, K., DONALDSON, B. and LEE, J.-H., 2008. Sales force automation systems: an analyis of factors underpinning the sophistication of deployed systems in the UK financial services industry. Industrial Marketing Management, 37 (8), pp. 992-1004.
    This study investigates organizational and strategic context variables that are linked to the sophistication of sales force automation systems in UK financial services firms. We find that increasing sophistication in SFA ...
  • Saudi Arabian aviation construction projects: identification of risks and their consequences. 

    Baghdadi, Ahmad Mohammadhasan A.; Kishk, Mohammed (Diamond Congress Limited. Published under a Creative Commons CC BY NC ND licence. http://www.scribd.com/doc/270181066/CCC2015-Proceedings, 2015-06)
    BAGHDADI, A. and KISHK, M., 2015. Saudi Arabian aviation construction projects: identification of risks and their consequences. In: M. HAJDU and M.J. SKIBNIEWSKI eds. Creative Construction Conference 2015 Proceedings. 21-24 June 2015. Budapest: Diamond Congress Limited. Pp. 154-159.
    Airport projects are considered to be very complex, as they face a number of challenges which inevitably expose them to risks. In Saudi Arabia, the aviation sector is considered an important sector due to the fact that ...
  • A scalable expressive ensemble learning using random prism: a mapreduce approach. 

    Stahl, Frederic; May, David; Mills, Hugo; Bramer, Max; Gaber, Mohamed Medhat (Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-46703-9_4, 2015-03)
    STAHL, F., MAY, D., MILLS, H., BRAMER, M., and GABER, M., 2015. A scalable expressive ensemble learning using random prism: a mapreduce approach. In: A. HAMEURLEING, J. KING, R. WAGNER, S.SAKR, L. WANG and A. SOMAYA, eds. Transactions on large-scale data- and knowledge-centered systems XX: special issue on advanced techniques for big data management. Pp. 90-107.
    The induction of classification rules from previously unseen examples is one of the most important data mining tasks in science as well as commercial applications. In order to reduce the infl uence of noise in the ...
  • Scale effects in testing of a monopile support structure submerged in tidal currents. 

    Okorie, Oghenevwori Patricia (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2011-11)
    Climate change and energy security are key issues motivating the development of Tidal Current Energy (TCE) technology. Small scale model testing of TCE devices is a major challenge facing the technology due to turbulent ...
  • Scan to BIM: the development of a clear workflow for the incorporation of point clouds within a BIM environment. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Leon, Marianthi; Isaacs, John; Georgiev, D. (WIT Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2495/BIM150241, 2015-09)
    LAING, R., LEON, M., ISAACS, J. and GEORGIEV, D., 2015. Scan to BIM: the development of a clear workflow for the incorporation of point clouds within a BIM environment. In: L. MAHJOUBI, C. A. BREBBIA and R. LAING, eds. Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations. Southampton: WIT Press. Pp. 279-289.
    The emergence in recent years of technology to support the use of data rich models within architecture has significantly aided the uptake of building information modelling. Simultaneously, there has been a rapid expansion ...
  • Scenes from a Northern art school 

    Cranston, Andrew (2003-11)
    Scenes from a Northern Art School (2003). A series of five paintings in: Albatross, Scottish Artists at Galeria Sztuki Wozownia, Torun, Poland. 11/2003 - 12/2003. Group exhibition travelling to Galeria Bielska Bwa, Poland. Brochure, full colour, funded by the Galeria Sztuki Wozownia. http://www.galeriabielska.pl/albatros/albatros.html
    A series of paintings of studios within Gray's School of Art at The Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. Done in situ, observing specific locations, they serve as universal signifiers.
  • The school nursing course in the northeast of Scotland. 

    Forkuo-Minka, Anthony (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2018.13.6.306, 2018-07-18)
    FORKUO-MINKA, A. 2018. The school nursing course in the northeast of Scotland. British journal of school nursing [online], 13(6), pages 306-307. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2018.13.6.306
    This article aims to share insights into the education preparation of school nurses to acquire essential competences and an interdisciplinary approach to learning and practice in Scotland.
  • School pupils and their understanding of significant change and losses in life. 

    Scott, Ros; Wallace, Rebecca M. M.; Audsley, Annie (Robert Gordon University, 2017-07-31)
    SCOTT, R., WALLACE, R. and AUDSLEY, A. 2017. School pupils and their understanding of significant change and losses in life. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The impact of bereavement in childhood is significant. The Childhood Bereavement Network suggests that 78% of 11-16 year olds in the UK have experienced the death of a close relative or friend. Children respond to bereavement ...
  • School-based drug education in Northeast Scotland - policy, planning and practice 

    Fitzgerald, Niamh (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2003-06)
    This research utilised qualitative methods to gain a deeper insight into the policy, planning and practice of school-based drug education than had previously been achieved in Scotland. Semi-structured interviews were carried ...
  • Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 1) 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Association for Library and Information Science Education., 1989)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1989. Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 1). Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 30 (2), pp. 136-140
    In Britain the schools of librarianship are generally expected by the professional to provide some forms of continuing education. Some have indeed made a considerable contribution to the development of continuing professional ...
  • Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 2) 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Association for Library and Information Science Education, 1990)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1990. Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 2). Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 30 (3), pp. 232-237
  • Sciatica caused by disc herniation: why is chymopapain chemonucleolysis denied to our patients? 

    Wardlaw, Douglas (ISASS https://doi.org/10.14444/3044, 2016-12-31)
    WARDLAW, D. 2017. Sciatica caused by disc herniation: why is chymopapain chemonucleolysis denied to our patients? International journal of spine surgery [online], 10, Article No. 44. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14444/3044
    Background - This study was undertaken to assess the long term outcome on the quality of life of patients with sciatica following treatment with chemonucleolysis, and to assess the complications. Methods - This is a ...
  • Scoping review: a needs-based assessment and community-based survey of ex-service personnel and their families in Scotland. 

    Klein, Susan; Alexander, David A.; Busuttil, Walter (Scottish Government. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/0041/00417172.pdf, 2012-12)
    KLEIN, S., ALEXANDER, D. A. and BUSUTTIL, W., 2012. Scoping review: a needs-based assessment and community-based survey of ex-service personnel and their families in Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.
  • Scotland and the Abortion Act 1967: historic flaws, contemporary problems. 

    Brown, Jonathan (Sweet and Maxwell http://www.westlaw.co.uk, 2015-06-30)
    BROWN, J. 2015. Scotland and the Abortion Act 1967: historic flaws, contemporary problems. Juridical review [online], 2, pages 135-155. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk
    Examines the unique position of Scots law on abortion prior to, and following, the adoption of the Abortion Act 1967, looking at pre-1967 common law and contemporary case law.
  • Scotland welcomes refugees: the roles of the library in resettlement and inclusion: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Burnett, Simon M. (CILIPS (ORANISERS) https://www.slideshare.net/martzoukou/cilips-june-2017-conference, 2017-06-05)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. Scotland welcomes refugees: the roles of the library in resettlement and inclusion: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. Presented at the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Scotland (CILIPS) annual conference 2017: strategies for success, 5-6 June 2017, Dundee, UK. Glasgow: CILPS [online]. Available from: https://www.slideshare.net/martzoukou/cilips-june-2017-conference
    Aims: A scoping study that aims to examine the information related experiences and information literacy practices of Syrian new Scots (the Syrian refugees in Scotland) during their resettlement and integration. Objectives: ...
  • Scotland, Wales and press discourses amid the 2016 EU referendum. 

    Higgins, Michael; Ridge-Newman, Anthony; McKay, Fiona (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73682-2_3, 2018-05-08)
    HIGGINS, M., RIDGE-NEWMAN, A. and MCKAY, F.M. 2018. Scotland, Wales and press discourses amid the 2016 EU referendum. In: Ridge-Newman, A., León-Solís, F. and O'Donnell, H. (eds.) Reporting the road to Brexit. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 47-60. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73682-2_3
    This chapter is concerned with establishing and analysing the discourses that shaped the coverage of the 2016 EU referendum in a selection of Scottish and Welsh newspapers. The chapter looks at the Scottish editions of the ...