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  • Surface and subsurface characterisation in micro-milling of monocrystalline silicon. 

    Huo, Dehong; Lin, Chao; Choong, Zi Jie; Pancholi, Ketan; Degenaar, Patrick (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-015-7308-7, 2015-05-21)
    HUO, D., LIN, C., CHOONG, Z.J., PANCHOLI, K. and DEGENAAR, P. 2015. Surface and subsurface characterisation in micro-milling of monocrystalline silicon. International journal of advanced manufacturing technology [online], 81(5), pages 1319-1331. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-015-7308-7
    This paper presents an experimental investigation on surface and subsurface characterisation of micro-machined single-crystal silicon with (100) orientation. Full immersion slot milling was conducted using solid cubic boron ...
  • Surface characterisation of modified pan based carbon fibres. 

    Osbeck, Susan (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2011-05)
    This thesis examines the surfaces of polyacrylonitrile (PAN) based high strength (HT) carbon fibres modified by electrochemical and ultra-violet ozone (UV/O3) treatment methods. The surface and bulk study was conducted ...
  • Surface plasmon enhance ethylene glycol electrooxidation based on hollow platinum-silver nanodendrites. 

    Xu, Hui; Song, Pingping; Fernandez, Carlos; Wang, Jin; Shiraishi, Yukihide; Wang, Caiqin; Du, Yukou (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtice.2018.05.036, 2018-06-19)
    XU, H., SONG, P., FERNANDEZ, C., WANG, J., SHIRAISHI, Y., WANG, C. and DU, Y. 2018. Surface plasmon enhance ethylene glycol electrooxidation based on hollow platinum-silver nanodendrites. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers [online], 91, pages 316-322. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtice.2018.05.036
    The surface plasmon resonance (SPR) effect on noble metals to convert solar energy into chemical has attracted a lot of interest. However, the lack of highly efficient photocatalysts is still the forbidden obstacle as well ...
  • A surfeit of socks? The impact of the First World War on women correspondents to daily newspapers. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Edinburgh University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/jshs.2002.22.1.50, 2002-03)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2002. A surfeit of socks? The impact of the First World War on women correspondents to daily newspapers. Scottish Economic and Social History, 22(1), pp. 50-72.
  • The Survey, Deploy and Monitor (SDM) policy: an example of adaptive management? 

    Bennet, Finlay (Tethys. Annex IV http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Bennet-AnnexIV-2016.pdf, 2016-01-27)
    BENNET, F. 2016. The Survey, Deploy and Monitor (SDM) policy: an example of adaptive management? Presented at the Annex IV adaptive management webinar, 27 January 2016, Richland, WA, USA [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Bennet-AnnexIV-2016.pdf
    This presentation explores the "Survey, Deploy and Monitor" policy developed by Marine Scotland, within the context of adaptive management. This comes as part of the RiCORE project, which aimed to promote the use of offshore ...
  • Survival suit volume reduction associated with immersion: implications for buoyancy estimation in offshore workers of different size. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert J.; Furnace, Graham; Williams, Hector; Coleshaw, Susan (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2016.1188219, 2016-06-23)
    STEWART, A., LEDINGHAM, R., FURNACE, G., WILLIAMS, H. and COLESHAW, S. 2017. Survival suit volume reduction associated with immersion: implications for buoyancy estimation in offshore workers of different size. Ergonomics [online], 60(6), pages 844-850. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2016.1188219
    Rationale: It is currently unknown how body size affects buoyancy in submerged helicopter escape. Method: Eight healthy males aged 39.6 ± 12.6 year (mean ± SD) with BMI 22.0-40.0 kg m-2 wearing a standard survival ('dry') ...
  • Susan Hiller's paraconceptualism. 

    Kokoli, Alexandra M. (YYZ Books/MAWA/DisplayCult, 2006)
    KOKOLI, A. M., 2006. Susan Hiller’s paraconceptualism. In: J. FISHER, ed. Technologies of intuition. Toronto: YYZ Books/MAWA/DisplayCult. Pp. 119-139.
  • Sustainability and resilience in midwifery: a discussion paper. 

    Crowther, Susan; Hunter, Billie; McAra-Couper, Judith; Warren, Lucie; Gilkison, Andrea; Hunter, Marion; Fielder, Anna; Kirkham, Mavis (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2016.06.005, 2016-06-08)
    CROWTHER, S., HUNTER, B., MCARA-COUPER, J., WARREN, L., GILKISON, A., HUNTER, M., FIELDER, A. and KIRKHAM, M. 2016. Sustainability and resilience in midwifery: a discussion paper. Midwifery [online], 40, pages 40-48. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2016.06.005
    Sustainability and resilience are concepts which have recently come into use in the midwifery workforce literature (Wakelin & Skinner, 2007; Sullivan, Lock & Homer, 2011, Yoshida & Sandall, 2013). These notions have appeared ...
  • Sustainability integration in corporate environments. 

    Ajide, Olushola; Onyejekwe, Chisa (Robert Gordon University. Aberdeen Business School, 2016-01-01)
    AJIDE, O. and ONYEJEKWE, C. (eds.) 2016. Sustainability integration in corporate environments. Working papers series, 9(1), special issue featuring revised papers from the 2014 RGU Institute for Management, Governance and Society research students conference.
    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the concept that companies should pursue a role in society that is above just profits. Companies are seen to be socially responsible when they align themselves with values such as: ...
  • Sustainability, corporate community engagement and enterprise development: lessons from a case study in Emu-Ebendo Niger-Delta, Nigeria. 

    Ajide, Olushola; Strachan, Peter; Russell, Alex; Jones, David R. (EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND ARTS http://ekorozwoj.pol.lublin.pl/n24.htm, 2017-06-26)
    AJIDE, O.E., STRACHAN, P.A., RUSSELL, A. and JONES, D.R. 2017. Sustainability, corporate community engagement and enterprise development: lessons from a case study in Emu-Ebendo Niger-Delta, Nigeria. Problem Ekorozwoju = Problems of sustainable development [online], 12(2), pages 59-67. Available from: http://ekorozwoj.pol.lublin.pl/n24.htm
    Corporate community engagement remains an under researched area in sustainability debates. Presenting a case study, based on in-depth interviews and site visits, of how one indigenous company Energia Ltd has formed a ...
  • Sustainability: consumer perceptions and marketing strategies. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Oates, Caroline J. (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bse.524, 2006-05)
    MCDONALD, S. and OATES, C. J., 2006. Sustainability: consumer perceptions and marketing strategies. Business Strategy and the Environment, 15 (3), pp. 157-170.
    Studies of green consumer behaviour, in particular purchasing and disposal, have largely focused on demographics and/or socio-demographics, with mixed and frequently contradictory results. To move the debate forward, we ...
  • Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka. 

    Zaman, Quazi Mahtab M.; Laing, Richard Alexander (Hindawi Publishing Corporation. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/783792, 2013-09)
    ZAMAN, Q. M. M. and LAING, R., 2013. Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka. Urban Studies Research, Volume 2013, Article ID 783792.
    This paper presents principles and praxis of sustainable approach to maintaining targeted “residential regeneration by density” yet achieving innovations in urban form in a contextual scenario of Dhaka City, the capital ...
  • Sustainable consumption: green consumer behaviour when purchasing products. 

    Young, William; Hwang, Kumju; McDonald, Seonaidh; Oates, Caroline J. (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sd.394, 2010-01)
    YOUNG, W., HWANG, K., MCDONALD, S. and OATES, C. J., 2010. Sustainable consumption: green consumer behaviour when purchasing products. Sustainable Development, 18 (1), pp. 20-31.
    The ‘attitude–behaviour gap’ or ‘values–action gap’ is where 30% of consumers report that they are very concerned about environmental issues but they are struggling to translate this into purchases. For example, the market ...
  • Sustainable development of an integrated solid waste and wastewater treatment. 

    Wong, Ling Say (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2012-05-01)
    WONG, L.S. 2012. Sustainable development of an integrated solid waste and wastewater treatment. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This PhD thesis investigated solid and liquid waste treatment systems for Sureclean, a waste Management company based in the North of Scotland. Sureclean receives a diverse range of waste streams and the increasing need ...
  • Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. 

    Kansongue, Nanimpo; Njuguna, James; Vertigans, Stephen (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2018.8521054, 2018-11-05)
    KANSONGUE, N., NJUGUNA, J. and VERTIGANS, S. 2018. Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) and Industrial Applications Society (IAS) PowerAfrica 2018 conference, 26-29 June 2018, Cape Town, South Africa. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 137-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2018.8521054
    This paper explores the need for an appropriate energy delivery, placing emphasis on the role of the indigenous people in developing their future needs. The case study is based on Togo renewable energy sustainability and ...
  • Sustainable treatment of oil contaminated waste: oil-based mud (OBM) drill cuttings and soil. 

    Nwinee, Sarah Ateduobie (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2018-11-30)
    NWINEE, S.A. 2018. Sustainable treatment of oil contaminated waste: oil-based mud (OBM) drill cuttings and soil. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Environmental pollution from oilfield drilling waste poses potential hazards which can lead to ecological imbalance. The predominant pollutant from oilfield waste is petroleum hydrocarbons. Some effects of petroleum ...
  • Sustaining people with dementia or mild cognitive impairment in employment: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. 

    McCulloch, Shona; Robertson, David; Kirkpatrick, Pamela (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022616665402, 2016-11-16)
    MCCULLOCH, S., ROBERTSON, D. and KIRKPATRICK, P. 2016. Sustaining people with dementia or mild cognitive impairment in employment: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. British journal of occupational therapy [online], 79(11), pages 682-692. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022616665402.
    Introduction The World Health Organization estimates that 10% of the 35.6 million people worldwide with dementia are aged under 65 years. In an ageing workforce this has implications for employers, employees, and statutory ...
  • Sweat osmolarity shows intra-animal regional variation in the horse. 

    Potts, Samantha; Thatcher, Rhys; Jones, Arwel W.; Warren, Lori K.; Tenbroech, Saundra H.; Nottage, Florence; McEwan, Neil R. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/vde.12225, 2015-06-30)
    POTTS, S., THATCHER, R., JONES, A.W., WARREN, L.K., TENBROECK, S.H., NOTTAGE, F. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2015. Sweat osmolarity shows intra-animal regional variation in the horse. Veterinary dermatology [online], 26(5), pages 374-e85. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/vde.12225
    Background - Sweating is important in regulating body temperature but can be a source of loss of both fluids and electrolytes. Although the process has been studied in horses, the variation in sweat osmolarity across the ...
  • Swinging open or slamming shut? The implications of China’s open-door policy for women, educational choice and work. 

    Turner, Yvonne (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13639080500522986, 2006)
    TURNER, Y., 2006. Swinging open or slamming shut? The implications of China’s open-door policy for women, educational choice and work. Journal of Education and Work, 19 (1), pp. 47-65.
    This paper explores the link between international tertiary education and evolving attitudes about women and work in China. The paper reviews literature about gender and education in China, commenting on the late-twentieth-century ...
  • Symbols classification in engineering drawings. 

    Elyan, Eyad; Moreno-García, Carlos Francisco; Jayne, Chrisina (IEEE, 2018-07-08)
    ELYAN, E., MORENO GARCIA, C. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Symbols classification in engineering drawings. Presented at the International joint conference on neural networks 2018 (IJCNN), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Technical drawings are commonly used across different industries such as Oil and Gas, construction, mechanical and other types of engineering. In recent years, the digitization of these drawings is becoming increasingly ...