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  • Stone cleaning: a value assessment. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander (The Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 1999-03)
    Buildings are an important record of a country's history and cultural heritage, and make an important contribution to modern cultural identity. Any intervention which changes their appearance, or the manner in which they ...
  • 'Stories about ... assessment': understanding and enhancing students' experiences of assessment in art and design higher education using on-line storytelling and visual representations. 

    McKillop, Chris (The Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2006-09)
    This thesis aims to investigate students’ qualitative experiences of assessment in art and design higher education using storytelling and visual representations. It aims to investigate whether collaborative storytelling ...
  • Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing. 

    Burnett, Simon M.; Pedersen, Sarah; Smith, Robert (The Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Storytelling.pdf&sa=U&ei=pAbVTp_eG4WE4gTa1rmWAQ&ved=0CAQQFjAA&client=internal-uds-cse&usg=AFQjCNGDE9SAMAzLTBSWS2qej4BadupNBA, 2011)
    BURNETT, S., PEDERSEN, S. and SMITH, R., 2011. Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing. SIPR Research Summary.
    Narrative and storytelling play an important part in knowledge management in policing and criminal justice contexts. As probationary constables and young officers, officers learn the job from listening to the stories of ...
  • Strangers no more: towards reconstructing trust. 

    Morrison, James (Palgrave Macmillan https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137529954_6, 2016-03-23)
    MORRISON, J. 2016. Strangers no more: towards reconstructing trust. In Morrison, J. Familiar strangers, juvenile panic and the British press: the decline of social trust. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], chapter 6, pages 210-224. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137529954_6
    Though we have long regarded our children as subjects of moral scrutiny and concern, rarely have they been treated with such heightened anxiety - or profound ambivalence - as they are in today's Britain. Late-modern ...
  • The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet? 

    McElwee, Gerard; Anderson, Alistair R.; Vesala, Kari Mikko (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/02756660610710373, 2006)
    MCELWEE, G., ANDERSON, A.R. and VESALA, K., 2006. The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet? Journal of Business Strategy, 27 (6), pp. 65-72.
    Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this article is to explore the strategy of an enterprising farmer. The background problematic is that in Europe, agriculture has faced dramatic pressures for restructuring, and facilitation ...
  • Strategic orientation and organizational performance of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach. 

    Rizzo, Alexander (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2011-04)
    Although the contribution of the small enterprise to a nation’s economy, job creation and innovation is well known, comparatively little is understood on how small firms behave strategically and how the more common ...
  • The strategic role of knowledge auditing and mapping: an organisational case study. 

    Williams, Dorothy; Grinnall, Andy; Burnett, Simon M. (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/kpm.1416, 2013-08)
    BURNETT, S., WILLIAMS, D. and GRINNALL, A., 2013. The strategic role of knowledge auditing and mapping: an organisational case study. Knowledge and Process Management, 20 (3), pp. 161-176.
    This paper presents the results of research, which aimed to evaluate the current position of the knowledge management (KM) capabilities of a multi-national energy services company, and is based on work originally presented ...
  • Strategic sustainability and industrial ecology in an island context, with considerations for a green economy roadmap: a study in the tourist accommodation sector, Grenada. 

    Telesford, John N. (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-06)
    The purpose of this research is to show how business and enterprise can align sustainability and sustainable development to create strategic sustainability (SS) procedures, which can be used for planning towards sustainability ...
  • Strategic sustainability procedures: focusing business strategic planning on the socio-ecological system in an island context. 

    Telesford, John N.; Strachan, Peter (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sd.1640, 2016-09-30)
    TELESFORD, J.N. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2016. Strategic sustainability procedures: focusing business strategic planning on the socio-ecological system in an island context. Sustainable development [online], 25(1), pages 35-49. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sd.1640
    This article illustrates how strategic sustainability procedures (SSPs) can be applied in the tourism accommodation sector in the Caribbean island of Grenada. SSPs are conceptualized from an adapted framework for strategic ...
  • Strategies for enhancing 'person knowledge' in an older people care setting. 

    Dewar, Belinda; Kennedy, Catriona (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0193945916641939, 2016-04-01)
    DEWAR, B. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Strategies for enhancing ‘person knowledge’ in an older people care setting. Western journal of nursing research [online], 38(11) pages 1469-1488. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0193945916641939
    This article presents findings from a study about compassionate care—the development of person knowledge in a medical ward caring for older people. Appreciative inquiry, an approach to research that focuses on discovering ...
  • A strategizing-as-practice perspective of the 'advice process' of small business owners. 

    Ejiogu, Amanze Rajesh (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School. Management Department., 2016-02)
    EJIOGU, A.R. 2016. A strategizing-as-practice perspective of the 'advice process' of small business owners. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This study examines the processes of advice seeking by small business owners and employs a Strategy-as-Practice perspective. The analysis of the data from 33 small business owners identified eleven factors that influenced ...
  • Streaming and 3D mapping of AGRI-data on mobile devices. 

    Stojanovic, Vladeta; Falconer, Ruth E.; Isaacs, John; Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel; Kiezebrink, D.; Wilson, J. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2017.03.019, 2017-05-08)
    STOJANOVIC, V., FALCONER, R.E., ISAACS, J., BLACKWOOD, D., GILMOUR, D., KIEZEBRINK, D. and WILSON, J. 2017. Streaming and 3D mapping of AGRI-data on mobile devices. Computers and electronics in agriculture [online], 138(1), pages 188-199. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2017.03.019
    Farm monitoring and operations generate heterogeneous AGRI-data from a variety of different sources that have the potential to be delivered to users 'on the go' and in the field to inform farm decision making. A software ...
  • Strengthening maternity service user involvement in midwifery clinical skills education through co-design of a mobile app. 

    Gibb, Fiona (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2018-04-01)
    GIBB, F. 2018. Strengthening maternity service user involvement in midwifery clinical skills education through co-design of a mobile app. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    Background: Service user involvement in education has become fundamental in professional, statutory and regulatory bodies responsible for the education of health and social care professionals. Where there are various ...
  • Stress analysis at the interface of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints subjected to 4-point bending: finite element method. 

    Prathuru, Anil Kumar; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Jihan, Sha; Steel, John A.; Njuguna, James (Taylor and Francis https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2016.1172309, 2016-04-12)
    PRATHURU, A.K., FAISAL, N.H., JIHAN, S., STEEL, J.A. and NJUGUNA, J. 2017. Stress analysis at the interface of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints subjected to 4-point bending: finite element method. Journal of adhesion [online], 93(11), pages 855-878. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2016.1172309
    This paper presents a study of stress states in two-dimensional models of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints subjected to 4-point flexural loading using finite element (FE) method. The FE simulations were carried out ...
  • Stress effects on flow partitioning in fractured reservoirs: equivalent porous media versus poro-elasticity coupled modeling. 

    Sanaee, Reza; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Hossain, Mamdud; Oyeneyin, Babs (ARMA (CONFERENCE ORGANISERS), 2013-06-23)
    SANAEE, R., OLUYEMI, G.F., HOSSAIN, M. and OYENEYIN, M.B. 2013. Stress effects on flow partitioning in fractured reservoirs: equivalent porous media versus poro-elasticity coupled modeling. In the Proceedings of the 47th U.S. rock mechanics/geomechanics ARMA symposium, 23 - 26 June 2013, San Francisco, US. Alexandira, VA: ARMA, document ID 13-442.
    In this paper the effects of overburden stress on fracture-matrix flow partitioning were numerically analyzed using two different numerical approaches; the analysis was validated using a fractured Clashach core flood ...
  • Stress: the physiology and psychology of a training situation. 

    Harris, Rachel Armstrong (Robert Gordon University School of Mechanical and Offshore Engineering, 1995-10-01)
    HARRIS, R.A. 1995. Stress: the physiology and psychology of a training situation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This thesis describes a study that aimed to assess the psychophysiological effects of offshore survival training, and to investigate whether responses of trainees differed according to age. A group of 99 subjects, randomly ...
  • Stroke self-management: what does good nursing support look like? 

    Kidd, Lisa; Lawrence, Maggie; Booth, Jo; Rowat, Anne (RCN Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.7748/phc.25.3.24.e946, 2015-03)
    KIDD, L., LAWRENCE, M., BOOTH, J. and ROWAT, A., 2015. Stroke self-management: what does good nursing support look like? Primary Health Care, 25 (3), pp. 24-27.
    Nurses play a pivotal role in stroke self-management, yet there is a gap in our understanding of the perspectives of, and challenges faced, by stroke nurses in relation to the development, implementation and effect of ...
  • Structural and thermal degradation behaviour of reclaimed clay nano-reinforced low density polyethylene nanocomposites. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Smith, Grant David; Yates, Kyari; Mishra, Ajay Kumar; Matthews, Kerr H.; Csetenyi, Laszlo J.; Njuguna, James
    SIDDIQUE, S., SMITH, G.D., YATES, K., MISHRA, A.K., MATTHEWS, K., CSETENYI, L.J. and NJUGUNA, J. [2019]. Structural and thermal degradation behaviour of reclaimed clay nano-reinforced low-density polyethylene nanocomposites. Journal of polymer research [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10965-019-1802-9
    In this study, a novel reclaimed clay nanofiller used to manufacture low-density polyethylene (LDPE)/Oil based mud fillers (OBMFs) nanocomposites by a melt compounding process. The mechanical testing samples were manufactured ...
  • Structural characteristic and permeation of gases through a supported silica inorganic ceramic membrane. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Kajama, Mohammed; Osueke, Godson; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp245-248.pdf, 2015-10-21)
    NWOGU, N.C., KAJAMA, M.N., OSUEKE, G. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Structural characteristic and permeation of gases through a supported silica inorganic ceramic membrane. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015), 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited [online], pages 245-248. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp245-248.pdf
    The present paper describes the synthesis and hydrodynamic properties of a surface-modified ceramic membrane composed of a porous support which consists of gamma alumina and a titania wash-coat. Single gas permeation through ...
  • Structural coherence of problem and algorithm: an analysis for EDAs on all 2-bit and 3-bit problems. 

    Brownlee, Alexander Edward Ian; McCall, John; Christie, Lee A. (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2015.7257139, 2015-05)
    BROWNLEE, A. E. I., MCCALL, J. A. W. and CHRISTIE, L. A., 2015. Structural coherence of problem and algorithm: an analysis for EDAs on all 2-bit and 3-bit problems. In: 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC): Proceedings. 25-28 May 2015. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. Pp. 2066-2073.
    Metaheuristics assume some kind of coherence between decision and objective spaces. Estimation of Distribution algorithms approach this by constructing an explicit probabilistic model of high fitness solutions, the ...