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  • Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. 

    Armstrong, Mike; Brown, Andy; Crabb, Michael; Hughes, Chris J.; Jones, Rhianne; Sandford, James (SMPTE https://doi.org/10.5594/JMI.2016.2614919, 2016-12-31)
    ARMSTRONG, M., BROWN, A., CRABB, M., HUGHES, C., JONES, R. and SANDFORD, J. 2016. Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. SMPTE motion imaging journal [online], 125(9), pages 33-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5594/JMI.2016.2614919
    Audiences are increasingly using services, such as video on demand and the Web, to watch television programs. Broadcasters need to make subtitles available across all these new platforms. These platforms also create new ...
  • Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. 

    Armstrong, Mike; Brown, Andy; Crabb, Michael; Hughes, Chris J.; Jones, Rhianne; Sandford, James (IET https://doi.org/10.1049/ibc.2015.0032, 2015-09-10)
    ARMSTRONG, M., BROWN, A., CRABB, M., HUGHES, C.J., JONES, R. and SANDFORD, J. 2015. Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. In the Proceedings of the IBC 2015, 10 - 14 September 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Stevenage: IET [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1049/ibc.2015.0032
    Audiences are increasingly using services such as video on demand and the web to watch television programmes. Broadcasters need to make subtitles available across all these new platforms. These platforms also create new ...
  • Understanding the ecology of the Personally Significant Learning Environment (PSLE): one year on. 

    Stephens, Moira; Patterson, Christopher; Price, Ann M.; Snelgrove-Clarke, Erna; Work, Fiona; Chiang, Vico (Jill Rogers Associates https://www.jillrogersassociates.co.uk/net2016abstractsandcorepapers.html, 2016-09-06)
    STEPHENS, M., PATTERSON, C., PRICE, A.M., SNELGROVE-CLARKE, E., WORK, F. and CHIANG, V.C.L. 2016. Understanding the ecology of the Personally Significant Learning Environment (PSLE): one year on. In Proceedings of 27th international networking for healthcare education conference (NET2016), 6-8 September 2016, Cambridge, UK. Kingston-upon-Thames: Jill Rogers Associates, Group 2 EIE2, pages 8-9. Available from: https://www.jillrogersassociates.co.uk/net2016abstractsandcorepapers.html
    Background - Personal learning environments (PLE) have been shown to be critical in how students negotiate, manage and experience their learning. Understandings of PLEs are largely restricted by narrow definitions that ...
  • Understanding the entrepreneur as socially constructed. 

    Smith, Robert (The Robert Gordon University School of Management, 2006-01)
    The objective of this thesis, which combines two levels of analysis, is to explore the entrepreneur as a social construct and the socially constructed nature of entrepreneurship. It builds upon a limited number of extant ...
  • Understanding the entrepreneurial learning process and its impact on students’ personal development: a European perspective. 

    Mueller, Sabine; Anderson, Alistair R. (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijme.2014.05.003, 2014-11)
    MUELLER, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2014. Understanding the entrepreneurial learning process and its impact on students’ personal development: a European perspective. International Journal of Management Education, 12 (3), pp. 500-511.
    Based on what we know about the multiplex nature of entrepreneurship, we argue that entrepreneurship is a difficult topic to teach. One response has been a shift to constructionist perspectives where learning is seen as ...
  • Understanding the influence of occupants’ behaviour on the hygrothermal performance of insulated solid walls in traditional housing. 

    Herrera Gutierrez-Avellanosa, Daniel; Bennadji, Amar (ENHR, 2014-07)
    HERRERA GUTIERREZ-AVELLANOSA, D. and BENNADJI, A. 2014. Understanding the influence of occupants’ behaviour on the hygrothermal performance of insulated solid walls in traditional housing. Presented at the European Network for Housing Research 2014 (ENHR 2014), 1-4 July 2014, Edinburgh, UK.
    Residential buildings in the UK consume around 28% of total final energy use. Therefore, in order to achieve the CO2 and fuel poverty reduction targets set by the Scottish government, it will be necessary to improve the ...
  • Understanding waste recycling behaviour in the UK: home-work consistency. 

    Oke, Adekunle (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2018-04-01)
    OKE, A.O. 2018. Understanding waste recycling behaviour in the UK: home-work consistency. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Despite the increasing attention being paid to waste recycling, there is a dearth of both empirical evidence on recycling at work and examination of any spillover effects of recycling behaviour from home to work. Situated ...
  • Undertaking qualitative health research in social virtual worlds. 

    McElhinney, Evelyn; Cheater, Francine M.; Kidd, Lisa (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jan.12281, 2014-06)
    MCELHINNEY, E., CHEATER, F. M. and KIDD, L., 2014. Undertaking qualitative health research in social virtual worlds. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70 (6), pp. 1267-1275.
    Aims: This paper discusses the methodological challenges of using the 3D social virtual world Second Life for research and offers some solutions on a range of research issues including: ethical approval, gaining consent, ...
  • Undervaluation, private information, agency costs and the decision to go private. 

    Weir, Charlie; Laing, David; Wright, Mike (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09603100500278221, 2005-09)
    WEIR, C.M., LAING, D. and WRIGHT, M., 2005. Undervaluation, private information, agency costs and the decision to go private. Applied Financial Economics, 15 (13), pp. 947-961
    There is widespread anecdotal evidence that poor stock market performance is an important reason for taking a company private. The results support the perceived undervaluation hypothesis. The finding also applies to ...
  • Underwriting relationships and analyst independence in Europe. 

    McKnight, Phillip J.; Tavakoli, Manouchehr; Weir, Charlie (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0416.2010.00157.x, 2010-07-02)
    MCKNIGHT, P.J., TAVAKOLI, M. and WEIR, C. 2010. Underwriting relationships and analyst independence in Europe. Financial markets: institutions and instruments [online], 19(3), pages 189-213. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0416.2010.00157.x
    This paper examines the accuracy of security analysts? earnings forecasts and stock recommendations for firms in 13 European countries. We document at least three key findings. First, we find strong evidence that lead and ...
  • Unemployed teenagers and information about employment and training. 

    Neill, Lorna; Johnson, Ian M. (Taylor & Francis, 1992)
    NEILL, L. and JOHNSON, I. M., 1992. Unemployed teenagers and information about employment and training. International Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship, 6 (2), pp. 95-117.
    This paper reviews the various types of information services which are provided for unemployed teenagers, and the nature of teenagers awareness and expectations. The point of view of various information providers is ...
  • UNESCO and human resource development for the 'Information Society'. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 1998-09)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1998. UNESCO and human resource development for the 'Information Society'. Education for Information, 16 (3), pp. 237-242
  • Unintentional social consequences of disorganised marketing of corporate social responsibility: figurational insights from the oil and gas sector in Africa. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Palgrave https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51571-7_4, 2017-08-23)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2017. Unintentional social consequences of disorganised marketing of corporate social responsibility: figurational insights from the oil and gas sector in Africa. In Connolly, J. and Dolan, P. (eds.) The social organisation of marketing: a figurational approach to people, organisations and markets. London: Palgrave [online], pages 93-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51571-7_4
    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a concept that is widely associated with large transnational corporations (TNCs) and increasingly small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The concept is contentious with ...
  • Unique corrosion resistance of ultrahigh pressure Mg-25Al binary alloys. 

    Feng, Jiawen; Li, Hanning; Deng, Kunkun; Fernandez, Carlos; Zhang, Qingrui; Peng, Qiuming (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.corsci.2018.08.013, 2018-08-15)
    FENG, J., LI, H., DENG, K., FERNANDEZ, C., ZHANG, Q. and PENG, Q. 2018. Unique corrosion resistance of ultrahigh pressure Mg-25Al binary alloys. Corrosion science [online], 143, pages 229-239. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.corsci.2018.08.013
    Differing from as-cast and solid-solution alloys with coarse eutectic phases (Mg17Al12), a single-phase structure is attained in Mg-25wt.%Al alloy after ultrahigh-pressure solid-solution (USS, 800 oC, 4GPa). This USSed ...
  • Universal dovetail joint: a geometric investigation. 

    Dounas, Theodoros; Spaeth, A. Benjamin (CAADRIA (Organisers) http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/caadria2014_147, 2014-05-14)
    DOUNAS, T. and SPAETH, A.B. 2014. Universal dovetail joint: a geometric investigation. In Gu, N., Watanabe, S., Erhan, H., Hank Haesler, M., Huang, W. and Sosa, R. (eds.) Rethinking comprehensive design: speculative counterculture: Proceedings of the 19th international computer-aided architectural design research in Asia conference (CAADRIA 2014), 14-16 May 2014, Kyoto, Japan. Hong Kong: CuminCAD [online], pages 409-418. Available from: http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/caadria2014_147
    The paper presents the geometrical investigation of a three-dimensional dovetail joint that can lead (timber) frame construction to more than two-dimensional frames; the creation of timber construction with timber members ...
  • The university's role in developing Chinese entrepreneurship. 

    Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17561391111166957, 2011)
    ANDERSON, A. R., 2011. The university’s role in developing Chinese entrepreneurship. Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship, 3 (3), pp. 175-184
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to review the existing literature and conceptual developments to explore how and why universities should teach entrepreneurship. Design/methodology/approach – This is a theoretical ...
  • Unlocking the potential of visualisation approaches to address healthcare associated infections: a new international, cross-disciplinary network. 

    Macduff, Colin; MacDonald, Alastair; Tsattalios, Konstantinos (Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (Organisers) http://2017.acipcconference.com.au/, 2017-11-20)
    MACDUFF, C., MACDONALD, A. and TSATTALIOS, K. 2017. Unlocking the potential of visualisation approaches to address healthcare associated infections: a new international, cross-disciplinary network. Presented at the 6th international Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control conference 2017 (ACIPC 2017), 20-22 November 2017, Canberra, Australia. Tasmania: Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control [online]. Available from: http://2017.acipcconference.com.au/program-2017/
    Introduction: The use and experience of visual images in their many forms is a taken-for-granted aspect of endeavours within infection prevention and control. Contemporary IPC presents both enduring visualisation challenges ...
  • Unmet informational and supportive care needs of patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review of the evidence. 

    Paterson, Catherine; Jensen, Bente T.; Jensen, J. B.; Nabi, Ghulam (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2018.05.006, 2018-06-30)
    PATERSON, C., JENSEN, B.T., JENSEN, J.B. and NABI, G. 2018. Unmet informational and supportive care needs of patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review of the evidence. European journal of oncology nursing [online], 35, pages 92-101. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2018.05.006
    Background: Little is known about the unmet supportive care needs of patients affected by muscle invasive bladder cancer (MIBC). We set out to determine the different domains of unmet supportive care needs for patients ...
  • Unmet supportive care needs of men with locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer on hormonal treatment: a mixed methods study. 

    Paterson, Catherine; Kata, Slawomir Grzegorz; Nandwani, Ghulam; Das Chaudhury, Debi; Nabi, Ghulam (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000482, 2017-04-04)
    PATERSON, C., KATA, S.G., NANDWANI, G., DAS CHAUDHURY, D. and NABI, G. 2017. Unmet supportive care needs of men with locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer on hormonal treatment: a mixed methods study. Cancer nursing [online], 40(6), pages 497-507. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000482
    Background: Men affected by prostate cancer who are undergoing hormone therapy can endure a range of symptoms that can adversely affect quality of life. Little research has been conducted to date, to understand the specific ...
  • Unprecedented homotopy perturbation method for solving nonlinear equations in the enzymatic reaction of glucose in a spherical matrix. 

    Saranya, K.; Mohan, V.; Kizek, Rene; Fernandez, Carlos; Rajendran, L. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00449-017-1865-0, 2017-11-24)
    SARANYA, K., MOHAN, V., KIZEK, R., FERNANDEZ, C. and RAJENDRAN, L. 2018. Unprecedented homotopy perturbation method for solving nonlinear equations in the enzymatic reaction of glucose in a spherical matrix. Bioprocess and biosystems engineering [online], 41(2), pages 281-294. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00449-017-1865-0
    The theory of glucose-responsive composite membranes for the planar diffusion and reaction process is extended to a microsphere membrane. The theoretical model of glucose oxidation and hydrogen peroxide production in the ...