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  • Racial formations: South Africa. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Cengage (EMEA) LTD, 2013-02-15)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2013. Racial formations: South Africa. In Mason, P.L. (ed.) Encyclopedia of race and racism. 2nd ed, vol 3. Andover: Cengage Ltd.
    South Africa became a democratic, non-racial state in 1994. The first democratic elections were preceded by fifty years of legislated racial domination. Apartheid (separateness in Afrikaans) involved racial segregation in ...
  • Raman spectroscopy of laser irradiated titanium dioxide. 

    Lee, Soo-Keun; Rice, James H.; Al-Obaidi, Ala H. R.; Robertson, Peter K. J.; McStay, Daniel (Taylor & Francis, 1999)
    LEE, S.-K., RICE, J. H., AL-OBAIDI, A. H. R., ROBERTSON, P. K. J. and MCSTAY, D., 1999. Raman spectroscopy of laser irradiated titanium dioxide. In : N. M. WHITE and A. T. AUGOUSTI, eds. Sensors and their Applications X: Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Sensors and their Applications, held in Cardiff, Wales, 5-8 September 1999. New York: Taylor and Francis. Pp. 293-298.
    Raman spectroscopy is applied to investigate the effect of exposure to high power laser radiation on the crystalline phases of TiO2. Measurement of the changes in the Raman spectra of TiO2 with exposure to laser radiation ...
  • Random acts of unkindness. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and journal, 2016-06-20)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. Random acts of unkindness. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 20 June, page 10. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/942691/rita-marcella-random-acts-unkindness/
    I was intrigued to read a statement by the World Health Organisation (WHO) recently that mental health is more than the absence of mental disorders in the same way that health is not just freedom from illness.
  • A random key based estimation of distribution algorithm for the permutation flowshop scheduling problem. 

    Ayodele, Mayowa; McCall, John; Regnier-Coudert, Olivier; Bowie, Liam (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2017.7969591, 2017-06-05)
    AYODELE, M., MCCALL, J., REGNIER-COUDERT, O. and BOWIE, L. 2017. A random key based estimation of distribution algorithm for the permutation flowshop scheduling problem. In Proceedings of the IEEE congress on evolutionary computation (CEC 2017), 5-8 June 2017, San Sebastian, Spain. New York: IEEE [online], pages 2364-2371. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2017.7969591
    Random Key (RK) is an alternative representation for permutation problems that enables application of techniques generally used for continuous optimisation. Although the benefit of RKs to permutation optimisation has been ...
  • A random walk around Britain: a critical assessment of the random walk scheme as a method of collecting data on the public's citizenship information needs. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Taylor Graham Publishing, 2000-08-16)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2001. A random walk around Britain: a critical assessment of the random walk scheme as a method of collecting data on the public's citizenship information needs. New review of information behaviour research: proceedings of the 3rd international information needs, seeking and use in differenct contexts, 6-18 Aug 2000, Gothenburgh, Sweden, 2, pages 87-104.
    This paper discusses the second stage of the Citizenship Information research project, funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre: a national survey, by personal doorstep interview and using the random ...
  • A randomized trial of balloon kyphoplasty and nonsurgical management for treating acute vertebral compression fractures: vertebral body kyphosis correction and surgical parameters. 

    Van Meirhaeghe, Jan; Bastian, Leonard; Boonen, Steven; Ranstam, Jonas; Tillman, John B.; Wardlaw, Douglas (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https://doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31828e8e22, 2013-05-13)
    VAN MEIRHAEGHE, J., BASTIAN, L., BOONEN, S., RANSTAM, J., TILLMAN, J.B. and WARDLAW, D. 2013. A randomized trial of balloon kyphoplasty and nonsurgical management for treating acute vertebral compression fractures: vertebral body kyphosis correction and surgical parameters. Spine [online], 38(12), pages 971-983. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31828e8e22
    Study Design - Multicenter randomized controlled trial. Objective - To compare the efficacy and safety of balloon kyphoplasty (BKP) with nonsurgical management ...
  • Rape and sexual violence in war: establishment of a non-derogable norm? 

    Ezeani, Elimma C.; Jones, Rhian Elin (Royal University of Women, 2016-04-19)
    EZEANI, E. and JONES, R.E. 2016. Rape and sexual violence in war: establishment of a non-derogable norm? RUW conference on women and society, 19-20 April 2016, Royal University for Women, Kingdom of Bahrain.
    International rules and custom have not always out-rightly condemned and punished rape and sexual violence against women as a war crime. Its contemporary evolution under the jurisprudence of the International Criminal ...
  • Rare elements electrochemistry: the development of a novel electrochemical sensor for the rapid detection of Europium in environmental samples using gold electrode modified with 2-pyridinol-1-oxide. 

    Cruickshank, Laura; Officer, Simon J.; Pollard, Pat; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Stutter, Mark; Fernandez, Carlos (Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry http://dx.doi.org/10.2116/analsci.31.623, 2015-07)
    CRUICKSHANK, L., OFFICER, S., POLLARD, P., PRABHU, R., STUTTER, M. and FERNANDEZ, C., 2015. Rare elements electrochemistry: the development of a novel electrochemical sensor for the rapid detection of Europium in environmental samples using gold electrode modified with 2-pyridinol-1-oxide. Analytical Sciences, 31 (7), pp. 623-627.
    This work presents for the first time the electrochemical determination of europium using cyclic voltammetry at gold electrodes modified with 2-pyridinol-1-oxide. A well-defined oxidation peak was observed in cyclic ...
  • Rate-dependent polymer adsorption in porous media. 

    Idahosa, Patrick E.G.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Oyeneyin, Babs; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2016.02.020, 2016-02-23)
    IDAHOSA, P.E.G., OLUYEMI, G.F., OYENEYIN, M.B. and PRABHU, R. 2016. Rate-dependent polymer adsorption in porous media. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 143, pages 65-71. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2016.02.020.
    Laboratory core flood experiments were conducted at different flow rates with partially hydrolysed polyacrylamide (HPAM) oilfield Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) polymer and silica sand to investigate the polymer retention in ...
  • (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Laing, Richard Alexander; Grinnall, Andy; Burnett, Simon M.; Isaacs, John (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306, 2016-03-11)
    TAIT, E., LAING, R., GRINNALL, A., BURNETT, S. and ISAACS, J. 2016. (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 420-433. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306
    Cultural heritage is increasingly being viewed as an economic asset for geographic areas who aim to capitalise in the surge in interest in local history and heritage tourism from members of the public. Digital technologies ...
  • Re-examining and re-conceptualising enterprise search and discovery capability: towards a model for the factors and generative mechanisms for search task outcomes. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2017-05-01)
    CLEVERLEY, P.H. 2017. Re-examining and re-conceptualising enterprise search and discovery capability: towards a model for the factors and generative mechanisms for search task outcomes. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Many organizations are trying to re-create the ‘Google experience’, to find and exploit their own corporate information. However, there is evidence that finding information in the workplace using search engine technology ...
  • Re-importing the concept of 'authorisation' of copyright infringement to Nigeria from the UK and Australia. 

    Faturoti, Bukola (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13600869.2017.1275115, 2017-02-22)
    FATUROTI, B. 2017. Re-importing the concept of 'authorisation' of copyright infringement to Nigeria from the UK and Australia. International review of law, computers and technology [online], 31(1), pages 4-25. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13600869.2017.1275115
    The concept of 'authorisation' was one of the innovations under the (Imperial) Copyright Act of 1911. The concept, which has found its way into many common law countries jurisprudence, has been very crucial in imposing ...
  • Re-interpreting the umma: Islamic nationalism and transnationalism. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/9780415412452, 2008-10-30)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2009. Re-interpreting the umma: Islamic nationalism and transnationalism. In Vertigans, S., Marron, D. and Sutton, P. Militant Islam : a sociology of characteristics, causes and consequences. London: Routledge [online], chapter 3, pages 55-84. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9780415412452
    Integral to the resurgence of Islam have been the growing significance of the umma (Islamic 'community') and the perceptions of a global Muslim community or nation. Reasons for these trans-national feelings and loyalties ...
  • Re-storying and visualizing the changing entrepreneurial identities of Bill Gates and Richard Branson. 

    Boje, David; Smith, Robert (Taylor and Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14759551003769250, 2010)
    BOJE, D. and SMITH, R., 2010. Re-storying and visualizing the changing entrepreneurial identities of Bill Gates and Richard Branson. Culture and Organization, 16 (4), pp. 307-331.
    The storytelling in textual and visual re‐constructions of Bill Gates and Richard Branson by their organizations produces entrepreneurial identities bound into particular social power–knowledge relations. Our purpose is ...
  • Re-thinking post-contract cost controlling techniques in the Nigerian construction industry. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani (University of Moratuwa/Ceylon Institute of Builders http://www.becon.mrt.ac.lk/index.php/17-news-events/145-the-5th-world-construction-symposium-co-organised-by-department-of-building-economics, 2016-07-29)
    OMOTAYO, T.S. and KULATUNGA, U. 2017. Re-thinking post-contract cost controlling techniques in the Nigerian construction industry. In Sandanayake, Y.G., Karunasena, G.I. and Ramachandra, T. Proceedings of the 5th world construction symposium 2016: greening environment, eco-innovations and entrepreneurship, 29-31 July 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Colombo: University of Moratuwa [online], pages 380-388. Available from: http://www.becon.mrt.ac.lk/images/CIOB-2016/proceedings.pdf
    The challenges of cost and time overruns, construction disputes and client dissatisfaction have plagued the construction industry in Nigeria. This may be as a result of the approaches used in monitoring construction costs. ...
  • Re-writing the Danish American dream? An enquiry into Danish enterprise culture and Danish attitudes toward entrepreneurship. 

    Smith, Robert; Neergaard, Helle (Danish American Heritage Society., 2008)
    SMITH, R. and NEERGAARD, H., 2008. Re-writing the Danish American dream? An enquiry into Danish enterprise culture and Danish attitudes toward entrepreneurship. The Bridge: Journal of the Danish American Heritage Society, 31 (1), pp. 41-64.
  • Re:presenting making: the integration of new technology into ceramic designer-maker practice. 

    Bunnell, Katie (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 1998)
    BUNNELL, K. 1998. Re:presenting making: the integration of new technology into ceramic designer-maker practice. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    See Coversheet for system requirements. The aim of the research is to integrate computer technologies and environmentally - sensitive materials and processes into the practice of the ceramic designer-maker, in order to ...
  • Reactive power minimization of dual active bridge DC/DC converter with triple phase shift control using open loop neural network. 

    Harrye, Yasen A.; Ahmed, Khaled H.; Aboushady, Ahmed A. (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2014.7016448, 2014-10-19)
    HARRYE, Y.A., AHMED, K.H. and ABOUSHADY, A.A. 2014. Reactive power minimization of dual active bridge DC/DC converter with triple phase shift control using neural network. In the Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on renewable energy research and applications (ICRERA 2014), 19-22 October 2014, Milwaukee, USA. New York: IEEE [online], pages 566-571. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2014.7016448
    Reactive power flow increases dual active bridge (DAB) converter RMS current leading to an increase in conduction losses especially in high power applications. This paper proposes a new optimized triple phase shift (TPS) ...
  • Readers’ use of news blogs. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Chivers, A. (Common Ground Publishing., 2007)
    PEDERSEN, S. and CHIVERS, A., 2007. Readers’ use of news blogs. International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 3 (1), pp. 15-24.
  • Reading strategy for the MBA: information effective use of learner time for critical reading. 

    Sutherland, Bill J.; Nichol, Anne (RGU, 2014-05-09)
    SUTHERLAND, B. and NICHOL, A. 2014. Reading strategy for the MBA: information effective use of learner time for critical reading. In the Proceedings for the 1st annual teaching and learning conference, 9 May 2014, Aberdeen, UK.
    This paper is motivated by the development of a reading strategy for the MBA at RGU. It provides an overview of current views on the importance of reading to inform significant learner hours on directed and self-directed ...