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  • 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 ...
  • Technology and innovation in adapting architectonic tradition aiming for a sustainable future in the Middle East. 

    Fardous, Isra'a; Bennadji, Amar (IAPS (Organisers) https://iaps-association.org/activities/conferences/, 2016-06-27)
    FARDOUS, I.S. and BENNADJI, A 2016. Technology and innovation in adapting architectonic tradition aiming for a sustainable future in the Middle East. Presented at the 24th International Association People-Environment Studies conference (IAPS 24) [online]: the human being at home, work and leisure; sustainable use and development of indoor and outdoor spaces in late modern everyday life, 27 June - 1 July 2016, Lund, Sweden. Available from: https://iaps-association.org/activities/conferences/
    This is part of PhD research questions the pervasion of the Arabic Traditional Architecture (ATA) as visual and tangible architectonic features. The study considers the adaptation of traditional features to contemporary ...
  • Technology and innovation in adapting architectonic tradition aiming for a sustainable future in the Middle East. 

    Fardous, Isra'a; Bennadji, Amar (IAPS https://iaps-association.org/publications/iaps-bulletin/, 2015-11-10)
    FARDOUS, I.S. and BENNADJI, A. 2015. Technology and innovation in adapting architectonic tradition aiming for a sustainable future in the Middle East. Bulletin of people-environmental studies [online] 43, pages 28-33. Available from: http://issuu.com/iaps-association/docs/bulletin_43_issuu
    With relation to the communities' shift in the ME from being mainly concerned of adapting and maintaining quality of life correlated with ATA, towards global trends adaptation, the presence of ATA has been a significant ...
  • Technology innovation management in the Nigerian banking industry: integrating stakeholders’ perspectives, an exploration of strategy and policy implications. 

    Sokari, Ibukun Esther (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2017-06-01)
    SOKARI, I.E. 2017. Technology innovation management in the Nigerian banking industry: integrating stakeholders’ perspectives, an exploration of strategy and policy implications. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Technology innovation is one of the defining attributes of the 21st century. The banking sector amongst other key sectors has embraced the use of new technologies to offer electronic banking (e-banking) services. E-banking ...
  • Technology-enabled pharmaceutical care in NHS Highland: equality of access to remote populations. 

    Morrison, Clare; MacLure, Katie; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Hannam, Patricia; Dixon, Lucy; MacRae, Yvonne; Cunningham, Scott; Stewart, Derek C. (2018-09-06)
    MORRISON, C., MACLURE, K., GIBSON SMITH, K., HANNAM, P., DIXON, L., MACRAE, Y., CUNNINGHAM, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Technology-enabled pharmaceutical care in NHS Highland: equality of access to remote populations. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: Equity of access to healthcare is a strategic priority in Scotland. Purpose: To evaluate the NHS Highland technology-enabled delivery of pharmaceutical care. Methods: A mixed-methods evaluation followed 3 ...
  • Tele-pharmacy in rural Scotland: a proof of concept study. 

    Inch, Jackie; Notman, Frances; Watson, Margaret; Green, David; Baird, Robert; Ferguson, James; Hind, Caroline; McKinstry, Brian; Strath, Alison; Bond, Christine (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12376, 2017-05-02)
    INCH, J., NOTMAN, F., WATSON, M., GREEN, D., BAIRD, R., FERGUSON, J., HIND, C., MCKINSTRY, B., STRATH, A., BOND, C. 2017. Tele-pharmacy in rural Scotland: a proof of concept study. International journal of pharmacy practice [online], 25(3), pages 210-219. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12376
    Introduction - Technology enables medical services to be provided to rural communities. This proof of concept study assessed the feasibility and acceptability of delivering community pharmacy services (CPS; including advice, ...
  • Temperature effects explain continental scale distribution of cyanobacterial toxins. 

    Mantzouki, Evanthia; Ibelings, Bas; Fastner, Jutta; Lürling, Miquel; de Senerpont Domis, Lisette; Teurlincz, Sven; Chmura, Damian (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins10040156, 2018-04-13)
    MANTZOUKI, E., IBELINGS, B., FASTNER, J., LÜRLING, M., DE SENERPONT DOMIS, L., TEURLINCX, S. and CHMURA, D. 2018. Temperature effects explain continental scale distribution of cyanobacterial toxins. Toxins [online], 10(4), article ID 156. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins10040156
    Insight into how environmental change determines the production and distribution of cyanobacterial toxins is necessary for risk assessment. Management guidelines currently focus on hepatotoxins (microcystins). Increasing ...
  • The temporal nature of legitimation: the case of IFRS8. 

    Crawford, Louise; Helliar, Christine; Power, David (Taylor and Francis https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17449480.2016.1160136, 2016-03-17)
    CRAWFORD, L., HELLIAR, C. and POWER, D. 2016. The temporal nature of legitimation: the case of IFRS8. Accounting in Europe [online], 13(1), pages 43-64. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17449480.2016.1160136.
    Legitimation can operate on an episodic or continual basis [Suchman, M.C. (1995). Managing legitimacy: Strategic and institutional approaches. Academy of Management Review, 20(3), 571-610]. We examine the temporal legitimation ...
  • Temporal patterns in artificial reaction networks. 

    Gerrard, Claire E.; McCall, John; Coghill, George M.; Macleod, Christopher (Springer Verlag. http://www.springerlink.com/content/?k=(lncs+7552)+AND+(claire+gerrard), 2012-09)
    GERRARD, C., MCCALL, J., COGHILL, G. M. and MACLEOD, C., 2012. Temporal patterns in artificial reaction networks. In: A. E. P. VILLA et al (eds.) Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning – ICANN 2012: 22nd Annual Conference on Artificial Neural Networks. 11-14 September 2012. Berlin: Springer. Pp. 1-8.
    The Artificial Reaction Network (ARN) is a bio-inspired connection-ist paradigm based on the emerging field of Cellular Intelligence. It has proper-ties in common with both AI and Systems Biology techniques including ...
  • Temporal perspectives on transitional and post-conflict societies. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha; Rois Oyola, Sandra (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/Time-and-Temporality-in-Transitional-and-Post-Conflict-Societies/Mueller-Hirth-Rios-Oyola/p/book/9781138631366, 2018-03-09)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and RIOS OYOLA, S. 2018. Temporal perspectives on transitional and post-conflict societies. In Mueller-Hirth, N. and Rios Oyola, S. (eds.) Time and temporality in transitional and post-conflict societies. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 1, pages 1-16. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/Time-and-Temporality-in-Transitional-and-Post-Conflict-Societies/Mueller-Hirth-Rios-Oyola/p/book/9781138631366
    This introductory chapter establishes the significance of developing a deeper understanding of the role time plays in sustainable peacebuilding. By drawing on the contemporary scholarship of social time, the editors ...
  • Temporalities of victimhood: time in the study of post-conflict societies. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/socf.12323, 2016-11-04)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2017. Temporalities of victimhood: time in the study of post-conflict societies. Sociological forum [online], 32(1), pages 186-206. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/socf.12323
    Researchers in peace and conflict studies have rarely focused on time and temporality. This article seeks to extend the literature on the politics of victimhood by examining the context of a mature post-transition society, ...
  • Ten tips for working the network. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2016-10-17)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. Ten tips for working the network. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 17 October, page 10. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/1051727/rita-marcella-ten-tips-working-network
    We all have networks - they are natural phenomena that we encounter from our earliest days, membership of which begins in early childhood and is nurtured (though also sometimes damaged) through participation in nursery, ...
  • Tensile and flexural properties of hybrid graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fibre reinforced composites. 

    Watson, G.; Starost, Kristof; Bari, Pravin; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Mishra, Satyendra; Njuguna, James (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012009, 2017-05-11)
    WATSON, G., STAROST, K., BARI, P., FAISAL, N., MISHRA, S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Tensile and flexural properties of hybrid graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fibre reinforced composites. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd structural nano composites conference (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article ID 012009. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012009
    In this study, nano-sized graphene oxide sheets were homogenously dispersed via sonication methods in epoxy followed by vacuum resin infusion for the fabrication of the epoxy, graphene oxide (GO) and micro-sized carbon ...
  • Tensile failure analysis of structural materials using acoustic emission. 

    Mowat, John J.; Jihan, Sha; Droubi, Mohamad Ghazi (EWSHM 2016 (Organisers) http://www.ndt.net/events/EWSHM2016/app/content/Paper/140_Droubi.pdf, 2016-07-05)
    MOWAT, J., JIHAN, S. and DROUBI, M.G. 2016. Tensile failure analysis of structural materials using acoustic emission. In Proceedings of the 8th European workshop on structural health monitoring (EWSHM 2016), 5-8 July 2016, Bilbao, Spain. Available from: http://www.ndt.net/events/EWSHM2016/app/content/Paper/140_Droubi.pdf
    Materials testing is an extremely important process in the modern world with new colossal structures being built in every corner of the earth, with the ever increasing size of structures making safety of vital importance. ...
  • Testing an integrated behavioural and biomedical model of disability in N-of-1 studies with chronic pain. 

    Quinn, Francis; Johnston, Marie; Johnston, Derek W. (Taylor & Francis for European Health Psychology Society http://wwww.tandfonline.com/10.1080/08870446.2013.814773, 2013)
    QUINN, F., JOHNSTON, M. and JOHNSTON, D. W., 2013. Testing an integrated behavioural and biomedical model of disability in N-of-1 studies with chronic pain. Psychology and Health, 28 (12), pp. 1391-1406.
    Background. Previous research has supported an integrated biomedical and behavioural model explaining activity limitations. However, further tests of this model are required at the within-person level, because while it ...
  • Testing of a method for insulation of masonry and lath walls in existing domestic Scottish construction. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Abdel-Wahab, Mohamed; Levie, Michael Craigie; Chouman, David (CIC Start Online http://www.cicstart.org, 2012-01-13)
    BENNADJI, A., ABDEL-WAHAB, M., LEVIE, M.C. and CHOUMAN, D. 2012. Testing of a method for insulation of masonry and lath walls in existing domestic Scottish construction. Glasgow: CIC Start Online [online], FS24. Available from http://www.cicstart.org/content/home/1,1,290/FS24Testingofamethodforinsulationofmasonryandlathwalls.html
    The main aim of this research project was to develop and test the feasibility of a method of insulating an existing historic listed building whilst maintaining its original architectural features. The success of the project ...
  • Testing the integration of ICF and behavioral models of disability in orthopedic patients: replication and extension. 

    Quinn, Francis; Johnston, Marie; Dixon, Diane; Johnston, Derek W.; Pollard, Beth; Rowley, David I. (American Psychological Association http://psycnet.apa.org/doi/10.1037/a0028083, 2012-05)
    QUINN, F., JOHNSTON, M., DIXON, D., JOHNSTON, D. W., POLLARD, B. and ROWLEY, D. I., 2012. Testing the integration of ICF and behavioral models of disability in orthopedic patients: replication and extension. Rehabilitation Psychology, 57 (2), pp. 167-177.
    Objective. Disability from chronic illness is a major problem for society, yet the study of its determinants lacks an overall theoretical paradigm. Johnston (1996) has proposed conceptualizing disability as behavior and ...
  • Textile lab: connecting design innovation with manufacture. 

    Steed, Josie (Robert Gordon University. http://ead09.rgu.ac.uk/Papers/081.pdf, 2009-04)
    STEED, J., 2009. Textile lab: connecting design innovation with manufacture. In: Design Connexity: 8th European Academy of Design Conference (EAD08). [online] 1-3 April 2009. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Pp. 442-447. Available from: http://ead09.rgu.ac.uk/Papers/081.pdf [Accessed 12 September 2014]
    This paper reports on the Textile Lab project as a case study focusing on the role of design innovation in relation to the challenges facing today’s Scottish textile manufacturing industry. This research aims to explore ...
  • Theft, property rights and the human body: a Scottish perspective. 

    Brown, Jonathan (Paris Legal Publishers https://www.uitgeverijparis.nl/reader/192681/7695, 2013-04-30)
    BROWN, J. 2013. Theft, property rights and the human body: a Scottish perspective. Journal of medical law and ethics [online], 1(1), pages 43-59. Available from: https://www.uitgeverijparis.nl/reader/192681/7695
    The notion of proprietal rights in human biological material is one which, until recently with the case of Yearworth v. North Bristol NHS Trust [2010] QB 1, the English courts have heavily resisted. Consequently it has ...
  • A thematic analysis of the experience of UK mental health nurses who have trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy. 

    Smith, Steve; Macduff, Colin (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12365, 2017-01-25)
    SMITH, S. and MACDUFF, C. 2017. A thematic analysis of the experience of UK mental health nurses who have trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing [online], 24(2-3), pages 105-113. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12365
    Introduction - SFBT is a psychotherapeutic model that aims to 'build solutions' rather than 'solve problems'. It has evolved into a structured communication framework utilized across a range of disciplines, focusing on the ...