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  • Tick safety not boxes: competency and compliance in the oil and gas industry. 

    Marcella, Rita; Pirie, Tracy; Doig, David (OPITO International FZ LLC., 2011-11)
    MARCELLA, R., PIRIE, T. and DOIG, D., 2011. Tick safety not boxes: competency and compliance in the oil and gas industry. Unpublished internal document. OPITO International FZ LLC.
    This paper details the results of an independent study, conducted by Aberdeen Business School at Robert Gordon University and commissioned by OPITO. It sought to explore the primary goals of organisations in the oil and ...
  • Timber frame construction in North East Scotland: a century of precedent 1830's - 1930's. 

    Bruce, Iain Stevenson (The Robert Gordon University School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2007-01)
    This study was prompted by a natural inquisitiveness about the concentration of timber buildings in both Braemar on Deeside and Fochabers on Speyside, and the assumed association with the history of timber extraction in ...
  • Time allocation and performance: the case of Chinese entrepreneurs. 

    Talavera, Oleksandr; Weir, Charlie; Xiong, Lin (Taylor and Francis https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13571516.2016.1199458, 2016-07-21)
    TALAVERA, O., WEIR, C. and XIONG, L. 2017. Time allocation and performance: the case of Chinese entrepreneurs. International journal of the economics of business [online], 24(1), pages 27-51. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13571516.2016.1199458.
    This paper analyses the effect of time allocation on the financial performance of entrepreneurial firms. We apply the Lewbel estimator to a pooled data set of Chinese private manufacturing firms that are managed by their ...
  • To assess the efficacy and safety of manual lymphatic drainage in treating breast cancer related lymphoedema. 

    Kennedy, Catriona; Lee, Siew Hwa (BREAST CANCER CARE, 2017-04-30)
    KENNEDY, C. and LEE, S.H. 2017. To assess the efficacy and safety of manual lymphatic drainage in treating breast cancer related lymphoedema. Nursing network news [online], 23, pages 20-21. Available from: https://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/healthcare-professionals/member-resources/nursing-network-news
    This is a summary of a Cochrane review of Ezzo J, Manheimer E, McNeely ML, Howell DM, Weiss R, Johansson KI, Bao T, Bily L, Tuppo CM, Williams AF, Karadibak D. Manual lymphatic drainage for lymphedema following breast ...
  • To Hades and back: a review of Tracey Emin's Strangeland. 

    Kokoli, Alexandra M. (The F-Word. http://www.thefword.org.uk/reviews/2006/06/strangeland, 2006-06)
    KOKOLI, A. M., 2006. To Hades and back: a review of Tracey Emin’s Strangeland. The F-Word, June 2006.
    Alexandra Kokoli reviews Tracy Emin's Strangeland, which contains autobiographical writings touching on rape, abortion and marginalization.
  • To regulate or not to regulate. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2015-06-15)
    MARCELLA, R. 2015. To regulate or not to regulate. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 15 June, page 2. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/610068/rita-marcella-regulate-not-regulate/.
    Within a few days of his appointment as business, innovation and skills secretary on May 11, 2015, and in the immediate post-election period, Sajid Javid has promised to reduce the red tape that besets businesses, increasing ...
  • To see ourselves as others see us. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2016-09-19)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. To see ourselves as others see us. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 19 September, page 4. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/1022069/rita-marcella-see-others-see-us/
    There is general consensus that Aberdeen and the north-east more widely need to diversify and grow our sources of revenue across a range of sectors, one of the prime of which is tourism.
  • Too enthusiastic to care for safety: present status and recent developments of nanosafety in ASEAN countries. 

    Karim, Md Ershadul; Munir, Abu Bakar; Reza, Ahmad Wasif; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Rahim, Ruzairi Abdul (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2014.07.003, 2014-08-12)
    KARIM, M.E., MUNIR, A.B., REZA, A.W., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., YASIN, S.H.M., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and RAHIM, R.A. 2015. Too enthusiastic to care for safety: present status and recent developments of nanosafety in ASEAN countries. Technological forecasting and social change [online], 92, pages 168-181. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2014.07.003
    Nanotechnology has the prospect to vibrate the imagination of human being and has the ability to be used in almost every sector of human need. With its limitless potentials, there are many environmental, health and safety ...
  • Tools for community - Ivan Illich's legacy. 

    MacDonald, Stuart (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/eta.8.2.121_1, 2012-05)
    MACDONALD, S., 2012. Tools for community – Ivan Illich’s legacy. International Journal of Education through Art, 8 (2), pp. 121 – 133.
    Although it is 40 years since Ivan Illich published Tools for Conviviality, the word 'convivial' retains an appeal conjuring up liveliness, sociability and, in this age of economic uncertainty, optimism. But in an era of ...
  • Tourism development and the backpacker market in Highland Scotland. 

    Hindle, Natalie; Martin, Andrew; Nash, Robert (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1467358415578471, 2015-07)
    HINDLE, N., MARTIN, A. and NASH, R., 2015. STUART, A., 2015. Tourism development and the backpacker market in Highland Scotland. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 15 (3), pp. 178-192.
    Backpacking is an emerging market within the tourism sector. Despite its growth limited research has been conducted in Scotland, or even Europe, in relation to this form of travel. Qualitative data were gathered utilising ...
  • Tourism in peripheral areas: the use of causal networks and lesson drawing as analytical methods. 

    Nash, Robert (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2002-02)
    The thesis sets out to evaluate the use of Causal Networks as a methodology and as a means of highlighting the problems associated with tourism in peripheral areas. Once these problems were identified through this ...
  • Tourism network sector survey report 2011 

    Atorough, Peter (Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce http://www.agcc.co.uk/find-information/doc_download/1549-agcc-tourism-survey/, 2012-08)
    ATOROUGH, P., 2012. Tourism network sector survey report 2011. Aberdeen: Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce.
    Member’s needs are at the heart of the work of the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce and, as a result, we have formed a range of sector-interest groups from within our membership of more than 1,200 organisations ...
  • Toward a systemic view to cost overrun causation in infrastructure projects: a review and implications for research. 

    Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D.; Love, Peter E. D.; Smith, Simon D.; Ackermann, Fran
    AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D., LOVE, P.E.D., SMITH, S.D. and ACKERMANN, F. 2017. Toward a systemic view to cost overrun causation in infrastructure projects: a review and implications for research. Project management journal [online], 48(2), pages 88-98. Available from: http://www.pmi.org/learning/library/systemic-view-cost-overrun-causation-infrastructure-projects-10703
    Infrastructure cost overruns receive significant amount of attention in the academic literature as well as the popular press. The methodological weaknesses in the dominant approaches adopted to explain cost overrun causation ...
  • Toward interprofessional learning and education: mapping common outcomes for prequalifying healthcare professional programs in the United Kingdom. 

    Steven, Kathryn; Howden, Stella; Mires, Gary; Rowe, Iain; Lafferty, Natalie; Arnold, Amy; Strath, Alison (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2017.1309372, 2017-05-02)
    STEVEN, K., HOWDEN, S., MIRES, G., ROWE, I., LAFFERTY, N., ARNOLD, A. and STRATH, A. 2017. Toward interprofessional learning and education: mapping common outcomes for prequalifying healthcare professional programs in the United Kingdom. Medical teacher [online], 39(7), pages 720-744. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2017.1309372
    Introduction: Interprofessional education (IPE) continues to be a key component in prequalifying health professional education, with calls for regulators to publish a joint statement regarding IPE outcomes. To date, the ...
  • Toward sustainable consumption: researching voluntary simplifiers. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Oates, Caroline J.; Young, C. William; Hwang, Kumju (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1002/mar.20132, 2006-06)
    MCDONALD, S., OATES, C. J., YOUNG, C. W. and HWANG, K., 2006. Toward sustainable consumption: researching voluntary simplifiers. Psychology and Marketing, 23 (6), pp. 515-534.
    This article examines and extends the notion of voluntary simplifiers (VS). VS are individuals who have freely chosen a frugal, anticonsumer lifestyle that features low resource use and environmental impact. The article ...
  • Toward video tampering exposure: inferring compression parameters from pixels. 

    Johnston, Pamela; Elyan, Eyad; Jayne, Chrisina (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98204-5_4, 2018-07-27)
    JOHNSTON, P., ELYAN, E. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Toward video tampering exposure: inferring compression parameters from pixels. In Pimenidis, E. and Jayne, C. (eds.) Communications in computers and information science, 893: engineering applications of neural networks; proceedings of the 19th international engineering applications of neural networks conference (EANN 2018), 3-5 September 2018, Bristol, UK. Cham: Springer [online], pages 44-57. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98204-5_4
    Video tampering detection remains an open problem in the field of digital media forensics. Some existing methods focus on recompression detection because any changes made to the pixels of a video will require recompression ...
  • Towards a belief-revision-based adaptive and context-sensitive information retrieval system. 

    Lau, Raymond Y. K.; Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1344411.1344414, 2008-03)
    LAU, R. Y. K., BRUZA, P. and SONG, D., 2008. Towards a belief-revision-based adaptive and context-sensitive information retrieval system. ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 26 (2), article 8.
    In an adaptive information retrieval (IR) setting, the information seekers' beliefs about which terms are relevant, or non-relevant, will naturally fluctuate. This article investigates how the theory of belief revision ...
  • Towards a fuzzy domain ontology extraction method for adaptive e-learning. 

    Lau, Raymond Y. K.; Song, Dawei; Li, Yuefeng; Cheung, Terence; Hao, Jin-Xing (IEEE http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TKDE.2008.137, 2009-06)
    LAU, R., SONG, D., LI, Y., CHEUNG, T. and HAO, J., 2009. Towards a fuzzy domain ontology extraction method for adaptive e-learning. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 21 (6), pp. 800-813.
    With the wide spread applications of e-Learning technologies to education at all levels, increasing number of online educational resources and messages are generated from the corresponding e-Learning environments. ...
  • Towards a model for planning and evaluation of the development of education for library, archive, and information services. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (CILIP, Library and Information Research Group https://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/index.php/lir/article/view/757, 2018-06-30)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2018. Towards a model for planning and evaluation of the development of education for library, archive, and information services. Library and information research [online], 42(126), pages 95-142. Available from: https://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/index.php/lir/article/view/757
    The absence of an appropriate theoretical framework for understanding and assessing influences on the development of education for library, archive and information work is reflected in a literature that is largely experiential ...
  • Towards a model of information behaviour of a information provider: a mixed methods study. 

    Davies, Richmond (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2013-05)
    Not much is not known about the totality of information behaviours of information providers from among the plethora of library and information science literature. This research aims to describe, categorise and devise a ...