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  • Ubiquitous digital repositories in the design studio: a case study. 

    Dounas, Theodoros; Spaeth, A. Benjamin (eCAADe/University of Oulu (Organisers) http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/ecaade2016_208, 2016-08-22)
    DOUNAS, T. and SPAETH, A.B. 2016. Ubiquitous digital repositories in the design studio - a case study. In Herneoja, A., Österlund, T. and Markkanen, P. (eds.) Complexity and simplicity: Proceedings of the 34th education and research in computer aided architectural design in Europe conference (eCAADe) [online], volume 1, 22-26 August 2016, Oulu, Finland. Oulu: eCAADe/University of Oulu, pages 241-249. Available from http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/ecaade2016_208
    The paper investigates the usability and effect of a ubiquitous digital repository in the architectural design process. Acknowledging the post-digital era where students work with diverse media either digital or analogue, ...
  • The UK children's publishing house - adapting to change for the multimedia market. 

    Anthoney, Audrey McIntosh; Royle, Jo; Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000005366, 2000)
    ANTHONEY, A., ROYLE, J. and JOHNSON, I. M., 2000. The UK children's publishing house - adapting to change for the multimedia market. Electronic Library, 18 (4), pp. 269-278.
    The research project currently in progress aims to develop a comprehensive understanding of the children’s multimedia publishing industry in the UK and the challenges of adapting to change for publishers who have entered ...
  • UK compliance with international law: bribery and corruption. 

    Arnell, Paul; Quiroz-Onate, Diego (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJLSE.2010.033355, 2010)
    ARNELL, P. and QUIROZ-ONATE, D., 2010. UK compliance with international law: bribery and corruption. International Journal of Liability and Scientific Enquiry, 3(3), pp. 183-212.
    UK compliance with its international obligations in the area of bribery and corruption is in question. Recent domestic and international developments have brought this issue to the fore. This article addresses UK compliance. ...
  • UK government's household energy efficiency incentives and social housing organizations' perspective on energy efficiency retrofit. 

    Paneru, Suraj; Bennadji, Amar; Moore, David R. (NCEUB (Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings) www.plea2017.net, 2017-07-02)
    PANERU, S., BENNADJI, A. and MOORE, D. 2017. UK government's household energy efficiency incentives and social housing organizations' perspective on energy efficiency retrofit. In Brotas, L., Roaf, S. and Nicol, F. (eds.) Proceedings of the 33rd passive low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017): design to thrive, 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh, UK. Edinburgh: NCEUB [online], volume 2, pages 2640-2647. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_proceedings_volume_II.pdf
    The research looked at Social Housing organization's (SHO) perspective on energy efficiency retrofit criteria/benefits. Using Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) based questionnaire, research looked at importance given by SHO ...
  • A UK perspective on human factors and patient safety education in pharmacy curricula. 

    Vosper, Helen; Hignett, Sue (American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) https://doi.org/10.5688/ajpe6184, 2018-04-16)
    VOSPER, H. and HIGNETT, S. 2018. A UK perspective on human factors and patient safety education in pharmacy curricula. American journal of pharmaceutical education [online], 82(3), article 6184. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5688/ajpe6184
    Objective: - To take a systematic approach to exploring patient safety teaching in health care curricula, particularly in relation to how educators ensure students achieve patient safety competencies. Findings: - There is ...
  • UK young adults’ awareness online – is it a ‘girl thing’? 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2012.710741, 2013)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2013. UK young adults’ awareness online – is it a ‘girl thing’? Journal of Youth Studies, 16 (3), pp. 404-419.
    This article reports on a recent research project undertaken in the UK that investigated young adults' perception of potentially risky behaviour online. The research was undertaken through the use of an online survey ...
  • The UK's experience in mitigating climate change: a planned strategy or a learning curve? 

    Bennadji, Amar (CEPT University Press http://www.plea-arch.org/, 2014-12-16)
    BENNADJI, A. 2014. The UK's experience in mitigating climate change: a planned strategy or a learning curve? In Proceedings of the 30th International passive and low energy architecture conference (PLEA 2014): sustainable habitat for developing societies; choosing the way forward, 16-18 December 2014, Ahmedabad, India. Ahmedabad: CEPT University press [online], 3, pages 35-42. Available from: http://www.plea2014.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/PLEA2014_Proceedings_Vol_3.pdf
    Reducing the CO2 emission by 80% from 1990 level by 2050 is a challenging operation for the UK. This challenge has embarked the whole nation in a national exercise that involves professionals in all sectors, corporations, ...
  • Ultrasensitive graphene coated SPR sensor for biosensing applications. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pollard, Pat (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2179051, 2015-05-05)
    BHAVSAR, K., PRABHU, R. and POLLARD, P. 2015. Ultrasensitive graphene coated SPR sensor for biosensing applications. In Baldini, F., Homola, J and Lieberman, R.A. (eds.) Proceedings of SPIE optical sensors 2015 conference, 9506, 13-16 April 2015, Prague, Czech Republic. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2179051
    Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) is a rapid and sensitive technique used for probing the biomolecular interactions in real time. Several new approaches have been suggested to improve the sensitivity of SPR sensors over the ...
  • Unconventional composite inorganic membrane fabrication for carbon emissions mitigation. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Osueke, Godson; Hossain, Mamdud; Gobina, Edward (WASET http://scholar.waset.org/1999.6/10001433, 2015-05-01)
    NWOGU, N., OSUEKE, G., HOSSAIN, M. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Unconventional composite inorganic membrane fabrication for carbon emissions mitigation. International journal of chemical, molecular, nuclear, materials and metallurgical engineering, 9(5), pages 542-545. World academy of science, engineering and technology, international science index 101 [online]. Available from: http://scholar.waset.org/1999.6/10001433
    An unconventional composite inorganic ceramic membrane capable of enhancing carbon dioxide emission decline was fabricated and tested at laboratory scale in conformism to various environmental guidelines and also to mitigate ...
  • Under-resourced, inadequately staffed, and little used: some issues facing many school libraries, seen through the lens of an exploration of the situation in Iraq. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS https://doi.org/10.1353/lib.2016.0032, 2016-09-30)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2016. Under-resourced, inadequately staffed, and little used: some issues facing many school libraries, seen through the lens of an exploration of the situation in Iraq. Library trends [online], 65(2), pages 217-250. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1353/lib.2016.0032.
    This paper discusses why many school libraries may not have been seen as an essential element of education, and supported and used accordingly. It reviews the international agencies' advice and encouragement for the ...
  • Understanding attitudes: research into Kirkwall’s car culture. 

    Barker, Lucy; Connolly, David; Gray, David (MVA Consultancy http://www.orkney.gov.uk/Files/Transport/Kirkwall_Kick-Start/Car_Culture_Kirkwall_Report.pdf, 2009)
    BARKER, L., CONNOLLY, D. and GRAY, D., 2009. Understanding attitudes: research into Kirkwall’s car culture [online]. Edinburgh: MVA Consultancy in association with Robert Gordon University. Available from: http://www.orkney.gov.uk/Files/Transport/Kirkwall_Kick-Start/Car_Culture_Kirkwall_Report.pdf [Accessed 20 August 2014]
  • Understanding barriers and opportunities in agricultural information management in post-Soviet states: a case study of Kazakhstan. 

    Abdrassilova, Raikhan (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2015-10)
    After the break-up of the former Soviet Union in 1991, several states declared independence, including the Republic of Kazakhstan. Under the centralised soviet system Kazakhstan provided mainly raw materials to the USSR, ...
  • Understanding entrepreneurial behaviour in organized criminals. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. nttp://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17506200910982019, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. Understanding entrepreneurial behaviour in organized criminals. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, 3 (3), pp. 256-268.
    Purpose: This research paper focuses upon organised criminals as an enterprising community and as enterprising people. Organized crime is a global phenomenon that concentrates upon the development of both [1] Sustainable ...
  • Understanding entrepreneurial resilience development within institutional constraints: a case of Ghana. 

    Abebrese, Armstrong (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2015-04)
    This thesis contributes towards understanding the dynamic phenomenon of entrepreneurship by exploring how entrepreneurs developed resilience within institutional constraints at the lived experience level. This is a qualitative ...
  • Understanding entrepreneurship: challenging dominant perspectives and theorizing entrepreneurship through new postpositivist epistemologies. 

    Karatas-Ozkan, Mine; Anderson, Alistair R.; Fayolle, Alain; Howells, Jeremy; Condor, Roland (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12124, 2014-09-05)
    KARATAS-OZKAN, M., ANDERSON, A.R., FAYOLLE, A., HOWELLS, J. and CONDOR, R. 2014. Understanding entrepreneurship: challenging dominant perspectives and theorizing entrepreneurship through new postpositivist epistemologies. Journal of small business management [online], 52(4), pages 589-593. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12124
    Entrepreneurship is characterized by complex, dynamic and emergent processes, and the interplay between actors, processes, and contexts. Postpositivistic approaches offer the opportunity to examine subtleties of the ...
  • Understanding experimentation as improvisation in arts research. 

    Douglas, Anne; Gulari, Melehat Nil (Emerald https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/QRJ-06-2015-0035, 2015-12-01)
    DOUGLAS, A. and GULARI, M.N. 2015. Understanding experimentation as improvisation in arts research. Qualitative research journal [online], 15(4), pages 392-403. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/QRJ-06-2015-0035
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to address the following questions: in what sense does experimentation as improvisation lead to methodological innovation? What are the implications of artistic experimentation as ...
  • Understanding leadership and management development in a health board of NHS Scotland. 

    Seow, Jireh Hooi Inn (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2012-12)
    This doctoral thesis, entitled Understanding Leadership and Management Development in a Health Board of NHS Scotland, is completely written by Jireh Hooi Inn Seow for submission to meet the partial requirements of the ...
  • Understanding particularism. 

    Spicker, Paul (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/026101839401303901, 1994-01)
    SPICKER, P., 1994. Understanding particularism. Critical Social Policy, 13 (39), pp. 5 – 20.
    Particularism refers to the idea that different moral standards apply to different people. This view is inherently discriminatory. The universal application of moral principles has been challenged in 'communitarian' ...
  • Understanding student and staff perceptions of feedback in architecture. 

    Hourigan, Neasa; McClean, David (Higher Education Academy http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/assets/documents/disciplines/built_environment/Understanding_Student_and_Staff_Perceptions_of_Feedback.pdf, 2011-12)
    HOURIGAN, N. and MCCLEAN, D., 2011. Understanding student and staff perceptions of feedback in architecture [online]. York: Higher Education Academy. Available from: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/detail/disciplines/built-environment/Built_Env_Feedback_Architecture [Accessed 15 July 2014]
    This report presents the results of a collaborative project between Queens University, Belfast and the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, and builds on a dialogue initiated during Session 2009-10 through which course ...
  • Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. 

    Armstrong, Mike; Brown, Andy; Crabb, Michael; Hughes, Chris J.; Jones, Rhianne; Sandford, James (SMPTE https://doi.org/10.5594/JMI.2016.2614919, 2016-12-31)
    ARMSTRONG, M., BROWN, A., CRABB, M., HUGHES, C., JONES, R. and SANDFORD, J. 2016. Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. SMPTE motion imaging journal [online], 125(9), pages 33-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5594/JMI.2016.2614919
    Audiences are increasingly using services, such as video on demand and the Web, to watch television programs. Broadcasters need to make subtitles available across all these new platforms. These platforms also create new ...