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  • Abduction in semantic space: towards a logic of discovery 

    Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei; McArthur, Robert (Oxford Journals http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jigpal/12.2.97, 2004-03)
    BRUZA, P. D., SONG, D. and MCARTHUR, R., 2004. Abduction in semantic space: towards a logic of discovery. Logic Journal, 12 (2), pp. 97-109.
    Diminishing awareness is a consequence of the information explosion: disciplines are becoming increasingly specialized; individuals are becoming ever more insular. This paper considers how awareness can be enhanced via ...
  • Aberdeen Dada Siegt Folio No. 4. 

    Agnew, Michael (http://www.guanlanprints.cn/biennale, 2007-05-16)
    AGNEW, M. (2006) Aberdeen Dada Siegt Folio No. 4 (artwork) in: The First Guanlan International Print Biennial, Shenzhen, China. May 16 – July 17, 2007. Summer 2007 touring to Shanghai and Xiamen Museums, China (with other venues in China pending). http://www.guanlanprints.cn/biennale
    The above work continues to explore how ideas can be initially generated bringing together icons and imagery from a variety of different sources, further developing this information into compositions and finally selecting ...
  • The ability of adults of different size to egress through confined space apertures. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Nevill, Alan M.; Johnson, Christopher
    STEWART, A., NEVILL, A. and JOHNSON, C. [2018]. The ability of adults of different size to egress through confined space apertures. Human factors [online], (accepted).
    Absolute body size is a strong predictor of minimum wall aperture transit in adults. Key anatomical dimensions scale to egress capability, but men and women exhibit subtle differences. Wherever clearance space is restricted, ...
  • The ability of UK offshore workers of different body size and shape to egress through a restricted window space. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert J.; Furnace, Graham; Schranz, Natasha; Nevill, Alan M. (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2015.11.005, 2015-11-21)
    STEWART, A., LEDINGHAM, R., FURNACE, G., SCHRANZ, N. and NEVILL, A. 2016. The ability of UK offshore workers of different body size and shape to egress through a restricted window space. Applied ergonomics [online], 55, pages 226-233. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2015.11.005.
    404 male offshore workers aged 41.4 ± 10.7 y underwent 3D body scanning and an egress task simulating the smallest helicopter window emergency exit size. The 198 who failed were older (P < 0.01), taller (P < 0.05) and ...
  • Aboutness from a commonsense perspective. 

    Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei; Wong, Kam-Fai (Wiley, 2000-10)
    BRUZA, P. D., SONG, D. and WONG, K. F., 2000. Aboutness from a commonsense perspective. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 51 (12), pp. 1090- 1105.
    Information retrieval (IR) is driven by a process which decides whether a document is about a query. Recent attempts spawned from logic-based information retrieval theory have formalized properties characterizing ...
  • Abstract book for the proceedings of the 1st International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 02-04 July 2012, Cranfield, UK. 

    Sachse, Sophia; Njuguna, James (https://web.archive.org/web/20180123113351/http://www.nanostruc.info/past-nanostruc--conferences.html, 2012-07-04)
    SACHSE, S. and NJUGUNA, J. (eds.) 2012. Abstract book for the proceedings of the 1st International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 02-04 July 2012, Cranfield, UK.
    The purpose of the 2012 International Conference on Structural Nano Composites (NanoStruc 2012) is to promote activities in various areas of materials and structures by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, presentation ...
  • Abstract book for the proceedings of the 2nd International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2014), 20-21 May 2014, Madrid, Spain. 

    Njuguna, James; Starost, Kristof; Verdejo, Raquel (https://web.archive.org/web/20180123113351/http://www.nanostruc.info/past-nanostruc--conferences.html, 2014-05-21)
    NJUGUNA, J., STAROST, K. and VERDEJO, R. (eds.) 2014. Abstract book for the proceedings of the 2nd International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2014), 20-21 May 2014, Madrid, Spain.
    The purpose of the 2nd International Conference on Structural Nano Composites (NANOSTRUC 2014) is to promote activities in various areas of materials and structures by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, presentation ...
  • Abstract book for the proceedings of the 3rd International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK. 

    Starost, Kristof; Njuguna, James (https://web.archive.org/web/20180123120946/http://www.nanostruc.info/nanostruc-conference.html, 2016-09-12)
    STAROST, K. and NJUGUNA, J. (eds.) 2016. Abstract book for the proceedings of the 3rd International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK.
    The theme of the 3rd NANOSTRUC 2016 conference is on ‘Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies – Recent Advances towards Nanoproducts and Applications’. The conference is aimed to promote activities in various areas on materials ...
  • Abstract book for the proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany. 

    Njuguna, James; Ngo, Ha-Duong (2018-05-24)
    NJUGUNA, J. and NGO, H.-D. (eds). 2018. Abstract book for the proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany.
    The purpose of the 4th International Conference on Structural Nano Composites (NANOSTRUC2018) is to promote activities in various areas of materials and structures by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, presentation ...
  • An academic library position in a university: understanding the position and its positioning process. 

    Md Yusof, Mazni (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2018-08-31)
    MD YUSOF, M. 2018. An academic library position in a university: understanding the position and its positioning process. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This study explored the issues related to academic libraries' position and the positioning process. The study adopted an inductive and grounded theory approach to illuminate the academic library's position and positioning ...
  • Acceptability and perceived barriers and facilitators to creating a national research register to enable 'direct to patient' enrolment into research: the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE). 

    Grant, Aileen M.; Ure, Jenny; Nicolson, Donald J.; Hanley, Janet; Sheikh, Aziz; McKinstry, Brian; Sullivan, Frank M. (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-422, 2013-10-18)
    GRANT, A., URE, J., NICOLSON, J., HANLEY, J., SHEIKH, A., MCKINSTRY, B. and SULLIVAN, F. 2013. Acceptability and perceived barriers and facilitators to creating a national research register to enable 'direct to patient' enrolment into research: the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE). BMC health services research [online], 13, article ID 422. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-422
    Background - Difficulties with recruitment pose a major, increasingly recognised challenge to the viability of research. We sought to explore whether a register of volunteers interested in research participation, with data ...
  • Access to medicines in remote and rural areas: a survey of residents in the Scottish Highlands & Western Isles. 

    Rushworth, Gordon F.; Diack, Lesley; MacRobbie, Alison; Munoz, Sarah-Anne; Pfleger, Sharon; Stewart, Derek C. (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2015.01.005, 2015-03)
    RUSHWORTH, G. F., DIACK, L., MACROBBIE, A., MUNOZ, S.-A., PFLEGER, S., STEWART, D., 2015. Access to medicines in remote and rural areas: a survey of residents in the Scottish Highlands & Western Isles. Public Health, 129 (3), pp. 244-251.
    Objectives Sparsely populated areas are potentially predisposed to health inequalities due to limited access to services. This study aimed to explore and describe issues of access to medicines and related advice experienced ...
  • Access to patients' clinical healthcare records: inclusion for community pharmacists in NHS Tayside. 

    MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C.; Coulson, David; Robertson, Diane; Thomson, Gordon; Dreischulte, Tobias; MacDonald, Catriona (ESCP http://www.escpweb.org/previous-symposia-workshops, 2016-10-05)
    MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., COULSON, D., ROBERTSON, D., THOMSON, G., DREISCHULTE, T. and MACDONALD, C. 2016. Access to patients' clinical healthcare records: inclusion for community pharmacists in NHS Tayside. Presented at the 45th ESCP-NSF international symposium on clinical pharmacy: clinical pharmacy tackling inequalities and access to health care, 5 -7 October 2016, Oslo, Norway.
    The 2020 Workforce Vision in Scotland envisages 'making more and better use of technology ....to increase access to services and improve efficiency' across the healthcare interface. Services offered by community pharmacy ...
  • The accessibility and acceptability of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. 

    Galdas, Paul; Darwin, Zoe; Kidd, Lisa; Blickem, Christian; McPherson, Kerri; Hunt, Kate; Bower, Peter; Gilbody, Simon; Richardson, Gerry (BioMed Central http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/1230, 2014-11)
    GALDAS, P., DARWIN, Z., KIDD, L., BLICKEM, C., MCPHERSON, K., HUNT, K., BOWER, P., GILBODY, S. and RICHARDSON, G., 2014. The accessibility and acceptability of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. BMC Public Health, 14, 1230
    Background: Self-management support interventions can improve health outcomes, but their impact is limited by the numbers of people able or willing to access them. Men’s attendance at existing self-management support services ...
  • Accountability and not-for-profit organisations: implications of an international financial reporting framework. 

    Crawford, Louise; Morgan, Gareth G.; Cordery, Carolyn J. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/faam.12146, 2017-11-23)
    CRAWFORD, L., MORGAN, G.G. and CORDERY, C.J. 2017. Accountability and not-for-profit organisations: implications of an international financial reporting framework. Financial accountability and management [online], 34(2), pages 181-205. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/faam.12146
    This paper provides empirical evidence which informs contemporary debates on developing international financial reporting standards for not-for-profit organisations (NPOs) (CCAB, 2013a,b; IFRS Foundation, 2015). Drawing ...
  • Accounting, accountability and governance in upstream petroleum contracts: the case of local content sustainability in the Nigerian oil and gas sector. 

    Ado, Rabiu (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School. Accounting and Finance Department., 2016-03)
    ADO, R. 2016. Accounting, accountability and governance in upstream petroleum contracts: the case of local content sustainability in the Nigerian oil and gas sector. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Local Content is an oil sector governance and sustainability policy that aims at check-mating the dominance of the foreign oil companies in host countries, and encouraging the participation of the local oil firms in the ...
  • Accumulation and detoxication responses of the gastropod Lymnaea stagnalis to single and combined exposures to natural (cyanobacteria) and anthropogenic (the herbicide RoundUp® Flash) stressors. 

    Lance, Emilie; Desprat, Julia; Holbech, Bente Frost; Gérard, Claudia; Bormans, Myriam; Lawton, Linda A.; Edwards, Christine; Wiegand, Claudia (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.05.024, 2016-05-23)
    LANCE, E., DESPRAT, J., HOLBECH, B.F., GERARD, C., BORMANS, M., LAWTON, L.A., EDWARDS, C. and WIEGAND, C. 2016.Accumulation and detoxication responses of the gastropod lymnaea stagnalis to single and combined exposures to natural (cyanobacteria) and anthropogenic (the herbicide RoundUp® Flash) stressors. Aquatic toxicology [online], 177, pages 116-124. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.05.024
    Freshwater gastropods are increasingly exposed to multiple stressors in the field such as the herbicide glyphosate in Roundup formulations and cyanobacterial blooms either producing or not producing microcystins (MCs), ...
  • Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. 

    Cooper, Kay; Sani, Sadiq; Corrigan, Liam; MacDonald, Haley; Prentice, Chris; Vareta, Rob; Massie, Stewart; Wiratunga, Nirmalie (Physiotherapy UK http://www.physiotherapyuk.org.uk/, 2017-11-10)
    COOPER, K., SANI, S., CORRIGAN, L., MACDONALD, H., PRENTICE, C., VARETA, R., MASSIE, S. and WIRATUNGA, N. 2017. Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. Presented at the Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition 2017: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.
    The EU-funded project 'selfBACK' (http://www.selfback.eu) will utilise continuous objective monitoring of physical activity (PA) by a wrist-mounted wearable, combined with self-monitoring of symptoms and case-based reasoning. ...
  • Accurate AVO modelling and reservoir characterisation of the upper cretaceous deepwater reservoirs in the Vøring Basin. 

    Chalmers, Bruce John (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2017-09-01)
    CHALMERS, B. 2017. Accurate AVO modelling and reservoir characterisation of the upper cretaceous deepwater reservoirs in the Vøring Basin. Robert Gordon University, MPhil thesis.
    In an exploration setting, reservoir characterisation is concerned with the identification of fluids and lithology. Seismic interpreters seek to distinguish hydrocarbons from brine and sand from shale. Amplitude vs offset ...
  • Achieving high strength and ductility in magnesium alloys via densely hierarchical double contraction nanotwins. 

    Fu, Hui; Ge, Bingcheng; Xin, Yunchang; Wu, Ruizhi; Fernandez, Carlos; Huang, Jianyu; Peng, Qiuming (ACS https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02641, 2017-08-31)
    FU, H., GE, B., XIN, Y., WU, R., FERNANDEZ, C., HUANG, J. and PENG, Q. 2017. Achieving high strength and ductility in magnesium alloys via densely hierarchical double contraction nanotwins. Nano letters [online], 17(10), pages 6117-6124. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02641
    Light-weight magnesium alloys with high strength are especially desirable for the applications in transportation, aerospace, electronic components, and implants owing to their high stiffness, abundant raw materials, and ...