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  • Use of stable isotopes to assess phytoremediation of soils contaminated with cadmium and zinc. 

    Ayoub, Ahmed S. (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2000-07)
    Land contaminated with heavy metals such as Cd and Zn can be remediated using a number of different approaches. Many of these strategies are very expensive (e. g. removal and disposal of the soil, covering the soil with ...
  • The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Smith, Sandra (International Institute of Informatics and Cybernetics http://www.iiisci.org/Journal/SCI/FullText.asp?var=&id=P108958, 2004-04-30)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, S. 2004. The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. Journal of systemics, cybernetics and informatics [online], 2(2), pages 54-59. Available from: http://www.iiisci.org/Journal/SCI/FullText.asp?var=&id=P108958
    This paper reports the preliminary results of a study which investigated the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaign for election ...
  • The use of the internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Smith, Sandra (IIIS (ORGANISERS), 2003-07-31)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, S. 2003. The use of the internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. Presented at the 1st international politics and information systems: technologies and applications conference (PISTA '03), 31 July - 2 August 2003, Orlando, USA.
    This paper reports the preliminary results of a study which investigated the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaign for election ...
  • The use of the internet by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita; Varfis, Evaggelos (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00012531111164969, 2011)
    BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and VARFIS, E., 2011. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign. Aslib Proceedings, 63 (5), pp. 464-483.
    Purpose – This paper seeks to report the results of a study, which investigated the use of the internet by political parties and individual candidates in Scotland as part of their campaign for election to the UK Parliament ...
  • The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Cheah, Shih (Walter de Gruyter http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libr.2008.029, 2008-12)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and CHEAH, S., 2008. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. Libri, 58 (4), pp. 294-305.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaigns for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2007. This was a ...
  • The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Cheah, Shih (Robert Gordon University, 2007-06-25)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and CHEAH, S. 2007. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. Presented at the 1st information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2007), 25-28 June 2007, Aberdeen, UK.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaigns for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2007. This was a ...
  • The use of theory in research. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Klein, Susan (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0216-y, 2015-10-28)
    STEWART, D. and KLEIN, S. 2016. The use of theory in research. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 38(3), pages 615-619. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0216-y
    All researchers should consider the theoretical basis for their studies very early on in the planning stage. The aim of this paper is to describe and discuss how theory (a 'comprehensive explanation of some aspect of nature ...
  • The use of trauma interprofessional simulated education (TIPSE) to enhance role awareness in the emergency department setting. 

    Brown, Craig William; Howard, Morag; Morse, Jerry (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.3109/13561820.2015.1121216, 2016-03-30)
    BROWN, C.W., HOWARD, M. and MORSE, J. 2016. The use of trauma interprofessional simulated education (TIPSE) to enhance role awareness in the emergency department setting. Journal of interprofessional care [online], 30(3), pages 388-390. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3109/13561820.2015.1121216
    Interprofessional simulation-based education (IPSE) is common in medicine and nursing curricula, however, less evident in diagnostic radiography. Previous work suggests graduate radiographers are unprepared in terms of ...
  • Usefulness of hair analysis and psychological tests for identification of alcohol and drugs of abuse consumption in driving license regranting. 

    Lendoiro, Elena; de Castro, Ana; Jiménez-Morigosa, Cristian; Gomez-Fraguela, Xosé A.; López-Rivadulla, Manuel; Cruz, Angelines (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2018.03.023, 2018-03-20)
    LENDOIRO, E., DE CASTRO, A., JIMENEZ-MORIGOSA, C., GOMEZ-FRAGUELA, X.A., LOPEZ-RIVADULLA, M., CRUZ, A. 2018. Usefulness of hair analysis and psychological tests for identification of alcohol and drugs of abuse consumption in driving license regranting. Forensic science international [online], 286, pages 239-244. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2018.03.023
    The implementation of the points-based driving license helps to change the drivers’ behavior and is related to a reduction of traffic accidents and fatalities. In Spain, when a driver loses all points, the driving license ...
  • User interface design for situation-aware decision support systems. 

    Nwiabu, Nuka D.; Allison, Ian K.; Holt, Patrik; Lowit, Peter; Oyeneyin, Babs (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CogSIMA.2012.6188405, 2012)
    NWIABU, N., ALLISON, I., HOLT, P., LOWIT, P. and OYENEYIN, B., 2012. User interface design for situation-aware decision support systems. In: IEEE Multi-disciplinary Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support. 6-8 March 2012. Piscataway, New Jersey: IEEE. Pp. 332-339.
    Information recall about general situations incurs memory and cognitive loads on operators. Recognition of information for specific situations identified with users’ context and the state of the world is helpful to ...
  • User perceptions of relevance and its effect on retrieval in a smart textile archive. 

    Horsburgh, Ben; Craw, Susan; Williams, Dorothy; Burnett, Simon M.; Morrison, Katie; Martin, Suzanne (Springer-Verlag http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39056-2_11, 2013)
    HORSBURGH, B., CRAW, S., WILLIAMS, D., BURNETT, S., MORRISON, K. and MARTIN, S., 2013. User perceptions of relevance and its effect on retrieval in a smart textile archive. In: S. J. DELANY and S. ONTANON, EDS. Case-Based Reasoning Research and Development: 21st International Conference, ICCBR 2013. 8-11 July 2013. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Pp. 149-163.
    The digitisation of physical textiles archives is an important process for the Scottish textiles industry. This transformation creates an easy access point to a wide breadth of knowledge, which can be used to understand ...
  • User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. 

    MacLennan, Alan (World Scientific Publishing Co. Ltd., 2011-11)
    MACLENNAN, A., 2011. User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. New trends in qualitative and quantitative methods in libraries: selected papers presented at the 2nd Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries; Proceedings of the International Conference on QQML2010. Pp. 279-287.
    This paper presents results of a piece of research conducted in order to determine user preferences as to the nature of virtual worlds to be used as an environment for information retrieval. A study was carried out amongst ...
  • User-perceived effectiveness and safety of paediatric complementary and alternative medicines: perspectives from international, British and local Scottish outcomes studies. 

    Ndu, Okechukwu (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2015-06-01)
    NDU, O.O. 2015. User-perceived effectiveness and safety of paediatric complementary and alternative medicines: perspectives from international, British and local Scottish outcomes studies. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    In the light of the current patient-centred approach to healthcare delivery, this research investigated the effectiveness and safety of paediatric complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) from the users' perspective ...
  • Users' perceptions of interprofessional collaborative care during their cancer journeys'. 

    Joseph, Sundari Catherine; Barnard, S.; Macduff, Colin; Moffat, M.; Walker, Patrick; Diack, Lesley (eSciRes https://doi.org/10.0000/JHSE.1000122, 2017-11-14)
    JOSEPH, S., BARNARD, S., MACDUFF, C., MOFFAT, M., WALKER, P. and DIACK, L. 2017. Users' perceptions of interprofessional collaborative care during their cancer journeys'. Journal of health science and education [online], 1(3), pages 1-11. Available from: http://escires.com/articles/Health-1-122.pdf
    Purpose: The study aimed to construct narratives of journeys that cancer patients and their families experience and to investigate participants' perceptions of related interagency collaboration spanning any engagements ...
  • Using art and literature as educational resources in palliative care. 

    Lawton, S.; McKie, Andrew (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jmh.2009.001909, 2009-12)
    LAWTON, S. and MCKIE, A., 2009. Using art and literature as educational resources in palliative care. Medical Humanities, 35 (2), pp. 120-122.
    This case study outlines a staff seminar programme that used art and literature as vehicles to explore personal and professional dimensions of palliative care. Participating staff found the learning experience interesting ...
  • Using corporate tax regimes to promote economic growth and development: a legal analysis of the Nigerian corporate tax regime. 

    Onyejekwe, Chisa (Robert Gordon University Law School, 2017-01-01)
    ONYEJEKWE, N.C. 2017. Using corporate tax regimes to promote economic growth and development: a legal analysis of the Nigerian corporate tax regime. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The recession that started in the late 2000s has created significant economic and financial challenges globally and within nation states. In particular, oil-producing countries have been further affected by the fall in oil ...
  • Using document clustering and language modelling in mediated information retrieval. 

    Muresan, Gheorghe (Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2002-01)
    Our work addresses a well documented problem: users are frequently unable to articulate a query that clearly and comprehensively expresses their information need. This can be attributed to the information need being too ...
  • Using evolutionary artificial neural networks to design hierarchical animat nervous systems. 

    McMinn, David (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2001-12)
    The research presented in this thesis examines the area of control systems for robots or animats (animal-like robots). Existing systems have problems in that they require a great deal of manual design or are limited to ...
  • Using knowledge organization systems to automatically detect forward-looking sentiment in company reports to infer social phenomena. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh; Muir, Laura J. (Ergon Verlag, 2018-05-29)
    CLEVERLEY, P.H. and MUIR, L.J. 2018. Using Knowledge Organization Systems to automatically detect forward-looking sentiment in company reports to infer social phenomena. Knowledge organization [online], 45(2), pages 152-169. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5771/0943-7444-2018-2-152.
    The study investigates whether existing Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) for strong and hesitant forward-looking sentiment could be improved to detect social phenomena. Five judges identified examples of strong/hesitant ...
  • Using orthogonal arrays to train artificial neural networks. 

    Viswanathan, Alagappan (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2005-10)
    The thesis outlines the use of Orthogonal Arrays for the training of Artificial Neural Networks. Such arrays are popularly used in system optimisation and are known as Taguchi Methods. The chief advantage of the method is ...