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  • An investigation into determinants of successful rowing performance in terms of body morphology and stretcher position. 

    Emery, Morag (The Robert Gordon University Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology, Faculty of Health and Social Care, 2008-11)
    Successful rowers competing at an elite level have been shown to have particular morphological characteristics which are associated with their success (Bourgois et al. 2001; Slater et al. 2005; Kerr et al. 2007). The ...
  • An investigation into factors influencing the production and degradation of microcystins. 

    Graham, Douglas J. L. (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2007-06)
    Microcystins (MCYST) potently inhibit protein phosphatases and these cyclic heptapeptides are powerful hepatotoxins. They are known to be secondary metabolites produced by several species of cyanobacteria. The release ...
  • An investigation into potential methods of improving the fitness stimulus associated with small-sided games in soccer. 

    Munro, Hamish (Robert Gordon University School of Health Sciences, 2014-10)
    Background: Methods that simultaneously target physical, technical and tactical components of soccer could be an efficient use of training time. Small-sided games (SSGs) have previously been investigated demonstrating ...
  • Investigation into the antimicrobial activity of cationic antibacterials. 

    O'Driscoll, Noelle H. (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2011-08)
    The topic addressed by the 2011 WHO‘s World Health Day was antibacterial resistance. This action served to highlight the serious problem bacterial resistance now presents to healthcare professionals globally. This investigation ...
  • An investigation into the biodegradation of peptide cyanotoxins (microcystins and nodularin) by novel gram-positive bacteria. 

    Welgamage Don, Aakash Channa Dharshan (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2012-02)
    Cyanobacterial secondary metabolites, microcystins (MC) and nodularin (NOD) have become common contaminants in most aquatic ecosystems over recent years presenting a hazard to animal and human health. Unfortunately, ...
  • An investigation into the cognitive effects of instructional interface visualisations. 

    Akinlofa, Olurotimi Richard (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2013-09)
    An investigation is conducted into the cognitive effects of using different computer based instructions media in acquisition of specific novel human skills. With recent rapid advances in computing and multimedia instructional ...
  • An investigation into the communication exchange between small business client and graphic designer. 

    Cumming, Deborah (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2007-08)
    Graphic designers encounter particular difficulties when undertaking work for small business clients. Identifying the core business values is an essential step to ensure that a successful design solution results. An ...
  • An investigation into the learning experience of textile designers and makers: examining the relationship between experiential learning and "intelligent making". 

    Toner-Edgar, Maggi (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2008-05-31)
    TONER-EDGAR, M. 2008. An investigation into the learning experience of textile designers and makers: examining the relationship between experiential learning and "intelligent making". Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This thesis examines the relationship between textile craft practice and Kolb's Theory of Experiential Learning. The nature of craft practice has been described as 'Intelligent Making'. The aims were to investigate the ...
  • Investigation into the life span of the physiological and performance benefits of a soccer warm-up. 

    Symon, Kevin Gordon (Robert Gordon University School of Health Sciences, 2016-10)
    SYMON, K.G. 2016. Investigation into the life span of the physiological and performance benefits of a soccer warm-up. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    The purpose of this study was to determine the time course of the performance and physiological changes that occur in response to a pre-match soccer warm-up. Data was collected on twelve academy soccer players, over five ...
  • Investigation into the personal epistemology of computer science students. 

    McDermott, Roger; Pirie, Iain; Cajander, Asa; Daniels, Mats; Laxer, Cary (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/2462476.2465589, 2013-07-01)
    MCDERMOTT, R., PIRIE, I., CAJANDER, A., DANIELS, M. and LAXER, C. 2013. Investigation into the personal epistemology of computer science students. In Proceedings of the 18th ACM innovation and technology in computer science education conference (ITiCSE 2013), 1 - 3 July 2013, Canterbury, UK. New York: ACM [online], pages 231-236. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2462476.2465589.
    In this paper, we investigate the personal epistemology of computing students, that is, their conceptions of knowledge and learning. We review some models of personal epistemological development and describe one of the ...
  • An investigation into the risk of construction project delays in the UAE. 

    Motaleb, Omayma; Kishk, Mohammed (IGI Global http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/jitpm.2013070104, 2013-07)
    MOTALEB, O. and KISHK, M., 2013. An investigation into the risk of construction project delays in the UAE. International Journal of Information Technology Project Management, 4 (3), pp. 50-65.
    The growing rate of delays in project delivery is considered a major criticism of the construction companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This paper aims to investigate the causes and effects behind the delays pertaining ...
  • Investigation of CO2 sequestration during gold heavy oil production. 

    Tchambak, E.; Oyeneyin, Babs; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2010.520068, 2013-05-03)
    TCHAMBAK, E., OYENEYIN, B. and OLUYEMI, G. 2013. Investigation of CO2 sequestration during gold heavy oil production. Energy sources, part A: recovery, utilization, and environmental effects [online], 35(12), pages 1174-1184. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2010.520068
    CO2 sequestration during cold heavy oil production using captured carbon dioxide was investigated using REVEAL of Petroleum Experts. The results indicated that the CO2 release was influenced by the production phases. The ...
  • Investigation of computational intelligence techniques for intrusion detection in wireless sensor networks. 

    McDermott, Christopher D.; Petrovski, Andrei (AIRCC http://airccse.org/journal/ijc2017.html, 2017-07-31)
    MCDERMOTT, C.D. and PETROVSKI, A. 2017. Investigation of computational intelligence techniques for intrusion detection in wireless sensor networks. International journal of computer networks and communications [online], 9(4), pages 45-56. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5121/ijcnc.2017.9404
    Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have become a key technology for the IoT and despite the obvious benefits, challenges still exist regarding security. As more devices are connected to the internet, new cyber attacks are ...
  • An investigation of eddy diffusivities of momentum and heat in circular pipes. 

    Cheong-Ki, Chan (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 1981-07)
    The theoretical analysis of the present work was based on a thermodynamic approach, using the method of inference. An analysis was made to find the macroscopic turbulence transport properties from the description of ...
  • An investigation of energy-based planned maintenance of offshore drilling mud pumps. 

    Mok, Soon H. (Robert Gordon University School of Mechanical and Offshore Engineering, 1994-07)
    MOK, S.H. 1994. An investigation of energy-based planned maintenance of offshore drilling mud pumps. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Mud pumps used on offshore installations for drilling operations have been known to experience unpredictable breakdowns, including during critical stages of drilling. The fluid end has been identified as requiring more ...
  • Investigation of exopolysaccharide production by lactic acid bacteria. 

    Jones, Rachael Ann (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences., 2008-12)
    This thesis is an investigation into the production of exopolysaccharides (EPS) produced by strains of Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus and Lactococcus lactis ssp. cremoris. These are used in the dairy industry ...
  • An investigation of foreign trade policy and its impact on economic growth: the case of Kazakhstan (1991 - 2008) 

    Salykova, Leila Nurtleouvna (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2012-04)
    With the economic shift of Kazakhstan in 1991 from a centrally planned economy to a democratically independent republic, the country has seen its volume of external trade increase on a global basis. Consequently, Kazakhstan ...
  • Investigation of hypoxia and hyperglycaemia mediated DNA damage in human endothelial cells. 

    Weidmann, Anita Elaine (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2008-03)
    Chronic complications of diabetes mellitus are a pathological consequence of unregulated levels of blood glucose leading to disorders of the vascular system. When investigating the vascular complications the changes in ...
  • Investigation of mesophilic Aeromonas: response to hydrogen peroxide and role in false-positive Colilert reaction. 

    Landre, Julien B. P. (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1999-05)
    Mesophilic Aeromonas are opportunistic human pathogens which produce a wide range of virulence factors and have been isolated from both untreated and chlorinated drinking waters. The presence of these microorganisms in the ...
  • Investigation of novel methods to remove the cyanotoxin, Cylindrospermopsin, from drinking water. 

    Chandu, Vijith Cholakkal Parambil (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2013-04)
    The widespread distribution of cyanobacteria and their toxic effects on humans has become a major concern for researchers. Cyanobacteria are a group of oxygenic phototrophic bacteria that exhibit an enormous diversity ...