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  • Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices: phase 1 research findings. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Burnett, Simon M. (LILAC (Organisers) https://www.lilacconference.com/lilac-archive/lilac-2017-1, 2017-04-10)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices: phase 1 research findings. Presented at the Librarians' information literacy annual conference 2017 (LILAC 2017), 10-12 April 2017, Swansea, UK. Swansea: LILAC [online]. Available from: https://www.lilacconference.com/lilac-archive/lilac-2017-1
    The research in Phase 1 was conducted via interviews with two Scottish Refugee Council Coordinators and two focus groups with Syrian new Scots (with nine women and nine men). Syrian participants were also involved in a ...
  • A systematic review of clinicians' views and experiences of direct-acting oral anticoagulants in the management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation. 

    Generalova, Daria; Cunningham, Scott; Leslie, Stephen James; Rushworth, Gordon F.; McIver, Laura; Stewart, Derek C. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13739, 2018-08-15)
    GENERALOVA, D., CUNNINGHAM, S., LESLIE, S.J., RUSHWORTH, G.F., MCIVER, L. and STEWART, D. 2018. A systematic review of clinicians' views and experiences of direct-acting oral anticoagulants in the management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation. British journal of clinical pharmacology [online], 84(12), pages 2692-2703. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13739
    Introduction: While a plethora of systematic reviews have provided evidence of efficacy, effectiveness and safety of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in the management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF), ...
  • Systematic review of exercise and the long-term outcomes of the treatment for obesity. 

    Brown, T. J.; Avenell, A.; Broom, John; Smith, W. C. S.; Jung, R.; Campbell, M. K.; Grant, Aileen M. (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0029665102000289, 2002-11)
    BROWN, T. J., AVENELL, A., BROOM, J., SMITH, W. C. S., JUNG, R., CAMPBELL, M. K. and GRANT, A. M., 2002. Systematic review of exercise and the long-term outcomes of the treatment for obesity. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 61 (3A), 154A.
  • Systemic barriers to a future transformation of the building industry from a buyer controlled to a seller driven industry: an analysis of key systemic variables in the building industry, such as ‘procurement model’, ‘buyer perception’, ‘production mod’, and ‘leadership and management’, principally in a Danish development context and seen from the perspective of the architect. 

    Kristensen, Erik Kaergaard (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2011-11)
    It has always been a ‘mystery’, why the Danish building industry stagnated after the industrial breakthrough, and never was able to adapt the industrial production, business culture, buyer perception, and leadership ...
  • A systems view of youth business start-ups in the Arab countries: influences and barriers. 

    Beloucif, Ahmed; Bouguerra, A. (Middlesex University Dubai., 2013-11)
    BELOUCIF, A. and BOUGUERRA, A., 2013. A systems view of youth business start-ups in the Arab countries: influences and barriers. In: A. KARNIK, A. EPPS and K. SANDERSON, eds. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Studies. 26th-28th November 2013. Dubai: Middlesex University Dubai.
    Purpose – After the Arab spring, much attention has been devoted recently to diffuse the boiling situation across the Arab world. A number of policies have been introduced by governments. Amongst of them, it is to encourage ...
  • Tackling inequalities in access to clinical pharmacist led healthcare: recognising and overcoming ethical issues of inclusion in research. 

    MacLure, Katie; MacLeod, Joan (ESCP http://www.escpweb.org/sites/escp/files/page_document/ESCP_Oslo_2016_workshop_schedule_and_workshop_abstracts_160705.pdf, 2016-10-05)
    MACLURE, K. and MACLEOD, J. 2016. Tackling inequalities in access to clinical pharmacist led healthcare: recognising and overcoming ethical issues of inclusion in research. Presented at the 45th ESCP symposium on clinical pharmacy, 5 - 7 October 2016, Oslo, Norway.
    Clinical pharmacists are trained to treat people from all walks of life equally. Their work ethos and ethical practice promotes inclusion and respect for diversity. Pharmacy practice is evidence-based so it follows that ...
  • Tackling the illlicit commercial exploitation of children off campus - a case study. 

    Smith, Robert; Frondigoun, Liz (Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Child_exploitation.pdf, 2013-09)
    SMITH, R. and FRONDIGOUN, L., 2013. Tackling the illicit commercial exploitation of children off campus – a case study. SIPR Practice Notes [online] Number 2. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Child_exploitation.pdf [Accessed 10 October 2013]
    The illicit exploitation of children and young persons for commercial gain by rogue shopkeepers and unscrupulous business proprietors is an important topic seldom considered by criminologists. In this case study we report ...
  • Tactical plan optimisation for large multi-skilled workforces using a bi-level model. 

    Ainslie, Russell; McCall, John; Shakya, Siddhartha; Owusu, Gilbert (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2018.8477701, 2018-10-04)
    AINSLIE, R., MCCALL, J., SHAKYA, S. and OWUSU, G. 2018. Tactical plan optimisation for large multi-skilled workforces using a bi-level model. In Proceedings of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) congress on evolutionary computation (IEEE CEC 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8477701. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2018.8477701
    The service chain planning process is a critical component in the operations of companies in the service industry, such as logistics, telecoms or utilities. This process involves looking ahead over various timescales to ...
  • The takeup of benefits: lessons from the UK. 

    Spicker, Paul (Die Keure https://www.diekeure.be/nl-be/professional/8167/armoede-en-ineffectiviteit-van-rechten-pauvrete-et-ineffectivite-des-droits, 2017-06-30)
    SPICKER, P. 2017. The takeup of benefits: lessons from the UK. In Van Hootegem, H (ed.) Poverty and ineffectiveness of rights. Bruges: Die Keure [online]. Available from: https://www.diekeure.be/nl-be/professional/8167/armoede-en-ineffectiviteit-van-rechten-pauvrete-et-ineffectivite-des-droits
    The issue of take-up has had a prominent role in the consideration of benefits in the UK, and there is a considerable amount of information available about the issues and problems. As time has gone on, however, the comfortable ...
  • A tale of two rights: mediating between P2P owners and digital copyright holders. 

    Faturoti, Bukola (UOC-Huygens Editorial http://edcp.uoc.edu/symposia/lang/es/idp2014/proceedings/?lang=en, 2014-07-03)
    FATUROTI, B. 2014. A tale of two rights: mediating between P2P owners and digital copyright holders. In Proceedings of the 10th international confrence on internet, law and politics (IDP 2014): a decade of transformations, 3-4 July 2014, Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona: UOC-Huygens Editorial [online], pages 97-116. Available from: http://edcp.uoc.edu/proceedings_idp2014.pdf
    The emergence of peer-to-peer file sharing technology revolutionises the discourse around copyright infringement. This new pirate of digital technology poses challenges not only to legal structures but it redefines tensions ...
  • Talent exchange project description and evaluation. 

    Cook, Yvonne; Fulford, Heather; Marcella, Rita (Robert Gordon University, 2017-10-19)
    COOK, Y., FULFORD, H. and MARCELLA, R. 2017. Talent exchange project description and evaluation. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The 3 year Talent Exchange project, funded by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), was designed to widen and extend the pool of work related experience (WRE) opportunities available to Robert Gordon University (RGU) students; ...
  • Talking about beauty: a study of everyday aesthetics among low-income citizens of Milan. 

    Ruggerone, Lucia; Jenkings, Neil (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/symb.166, 2015-08)
    RUGGERONE, L. and JENKINGS, N., 2015. Talking about beauty: a study of everyday aesthetics among low-income citizens of Milan. Symbolic Interaction, Vol 38 (3), pp 393-412.
    This paper reports on research undertaken into the aesthetics of the everyday. As well as the subject matter of aesthetic philosophy, art criticism and of the sociology of art, beauty, and beautiful are of course very ...
  • Tannin-based flax fibre reinforced composites for structural applications in vehicles. 

    Zhu, J.; Abhyankar, H.; Nassiopoulos, E.; Njuguna, James (IOP Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012030, 2012)
    ZHU, J., ABHYANKAR, H., NASSIOPOULOS, E. and NJUGUNA, J., 2012. Tannin-based flax fibre reinforced composites for structural applications in vehicles. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 40, pp. 012030
    Innovation is often driven by changes in government policies regulating the industries, especially true in case of the automotive. Except weight savings, the strict EU regulation of 95% recyclable material-made vehicles ...
  • Tanzanian micro enterprises and micro finance: the role and impact for poor rural women. 

    Ssendi, Lucy Boniface; Anderson, Alistair R. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/097135570801800101, 2009-03)
    SSENDI, L. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2009. Tanzanian micro enterprises and micro finance: the role and impact for poor rural women. The Journal of Entrepreneurship, 18 (1), pp. 1-19.
    This article explores the nature of micro finance, or micro credit, in rural Tanzania. It begins by examining the types of finance available to the poor who operate micro enterprises. We then consider the intended role and ...
  • Targeting histone deacetylase (HDACs) enzymes with novel bisnaphthalimidopropyl derivatives (BNIPs) as alternative breast cancer therapies. 

    Kopsida, Maria (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2018-03-01)
    KOPSIDA, M. 2018. Targeting histone deacetylase (HDACs) enzymes with novel bisnaphthalimidopropyl derivatives (BNIPs) as alternative breast cancer therapies. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in women, with incidence rates approaching 1.38 million cases per year worldwide. Over the last few decades, there have been numerous attempts to develop, synthesise and ...
  • Taxonomic corpus-based concept summary generation for document annotation. 

    Nkisi-Orji, Ikechukwu; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Hui, Kit-Ying; Heaven, Rachel; Massie, Stewart (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67008-9_5, 2017-09-02)
    NKISI-ORJI, I., WIRATUNGA, N., HUI, K.-Y., HEAVEN, R. and MASSIE, S. 2017. Taxonomic corpus-based concept summary generation for document annotation. In Kampus, J., Tsakonas, G., Manolopoulos, Y., Iliadis, L. and Karydis, I. (eds). Lecture notes in computer science [online], 10450, research and advanced technology for digital libraries: proceedings of the 21st international conference on theory and practice of digital libraries (TPDL 2017), 18-21 September 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece. Cham: Springer [online], pages 49-60. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67008-9_5
    Semantic annotation is an enabling technology which links documents to concepts that unambiguously describe their content. Annotation improves access to document contents for both humans and software agents. However, the ...
  • Teaching is a co-learning experience: academics reflecting on learning and teaching in an ‘internationalized’ faculty. 

    Robson, Sue; Turner, Yvonne (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13562510601102115, 2007)
    ROBSON, S. and TURNER, Y., 2007. Teaching is a co-learning experience: academics reflecting on learning and teaching in an ‘internationalized’ faculty. Teaching in Higher Education, 12 (1), pp. 41-54.
    This paper reports on a study that took place in a faculty of humanities and social sciences at a UK university. The institution had recently undergone a radical restructure and the vision for the future presented by the ...
  • Teaching online information systems: perspectives on the British experience. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://ifl.sagepub.com/content/vol17/issue3/, 1991-08)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1991. Teaching online information systems: perspectives on the British experience. IFLA Journal, 17 (3), pp. 241-247
    The original aim of this paper was to review the development of education and training for online searching in Britain during the last ten years. The literature is fairly comprehensive in its coverage of the evolution of ...
  • Teaching the entrepreneurial art. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L. (ESCEM, 1999)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and JACK, S. L., 1999. Teaching the entrepreneurial art. In: D. S. EVANS, ed. International Dimensions of Teaching Entrepreneurship. Paris: ESCEM. pp. 84 – 105.
  • A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. 

    Garba, Abdulhakeem; Kishk, Mohammed (IET https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2016.0558, 2016-09-21)
    GARBA, A. and KISHK, M. 2016. A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In the Proceedings of the 5th IET international conference on renewable power generation (RPG), 21 -23 September 2016, London, UK. New York: IET [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2016.0558.
    Biomass thermo-chemical systems (BTCS) source remains one of the means of providing sustainable electricity to rural areas in developing nations. Due the dwindling power generation and supply in Nigeria representing between ...