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  • Designing engagement: the new edge. 

    MacDonald, Stuart (University of Lapland, Faculty of Art and Design., 2013)
    MACDONALD, S., 2013. Designing engagement: the new edge. In: T. JOKELA, G. COUTTS, M. HUHMARNIEMI AND E. HARKONEN, EDS. Cool: applied visual arts in the North. Pp. 56 – 67.
  • Designing from the unfamiliar: how designing for space and extreme environments can generate spin-off and innovate product strategies. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie; Dominoni, Annalisa (EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DESIGN, 2015-04-22)
    FAIRBURN, S. and DOMINONI, A. 2015. Designing from the unfamiliar: how designing for space and extreme environments can generate spin-off and innovate product strategies. In Proceedings of the 11th International European academy of design conference: the value of design research, 22-24 April 2015, Paris, France.
    We moderate our world and our interactions with objects and others through our behaviours, habitats, clothing and gadgetry. Designers seek new ways to innovate products but there is a limit to our experiences and observations ...
  • Designing transformations: schools of excellence. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2011.07.006, 2011-12)
    FAIRBURN, S. M., 2011. Designing transformations: schools of excellence. Acta Astronautica, 69 (11-12), pp. 1132-1142.
    For over 50 years, including some form of Space education in school curriculum has become an established approach for inspiring young minds to study the sciences and pursue science-based careers. Space camps and schools ...
  • The destruction of 2-methylisoborneol and geosmin using titanium dioxide photocatalysis. 

    Lawton, Linda A.; Robertson, Peter K. J.; Robertson, Russell F.; Bruce, Fiona G. (Elsevier http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/523066/description#description, 2003-08-08)
    LAWTON, L., ROBERTSON, P., ROBERTSON, R. and BRUCE, F., 2003. The destruction of 2-methylisoborneol and geosmin using titanium dioxide photocatalysis. Applied Catalysis B. Environmental. Volume 44 (1) pp. 9-13
    Geosmin (GSM) and 2-methylisoborneol (MIB) are semi-volatile compounds produced by cyanobacteria in surface waters. These compounds present problems to the drinking water industry and in aquaculture because they can taint ...
  • Destruction of cyanobacterial toxins by semiconductor photocatalysis. 

    Robertson, Peter K. J.; Lawton, Linda A.; Munch, Burkhard; Rouzade, Julien (Royal Society of Chemistry http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/CC/Index.asp, 1997)
    ROBERTSON, P., LAWTON, L., MUNCH, B. and ROUZADE, J., 1997. Destruction of cyanobacterial toxins by semiconductor photocatalysis. Chemical Communications. Issue 4, pp. 393-394
    The rapid destruction of microcystin, a cyanobacterial toxin, using a titanium dioxide photocatalyst is observed; the process is extremely efficient with high concentrations of toxin completely undetectable within 10–40 ...
  • The destruction of the cyanobacterial toxin microcystin-LR by semiconductor photocatalysis. 

    Cornish, Benjamin J. P. A. (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2000-02-01)
    CORNISH, B.J.P.A. 2000. The destruction of the cyanobacterial toxin microcystin-LR by semiconductor photocatalysis. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    In fresh waters where cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) flourish, dense growths known as blooms occur. Such blooms present a threat to human and animal health as many of these cyanobacteria produce toxins. One such group ...
  • Detecting genetic regions associated with height in the native ponies of the British Isles by using high density SNP genotyping. 

    Skujina, Ilze; Winton, Clare Louise; Hegarty, Matthew J.; McMahon, Robert; Nash, Deborah Mary; Davies-Morel, Mina Clare Gwynne; McEwan, Neil R. (NRC Research Press https://doi.org/10.1139/gen-2018-0006, 2018-09-05)
    SKUJINA, I., WINTON, C.L., HEGARTY, M.J., MCMAHON, R., NASH, D.M., DAVIES-MOREL, M.C.G. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2018. Detecting genetic regions associated with height in the native ponies of the British Isles by using high density SNP genotyping. Genome [online], 61(10), pages 767-770. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1139/gen-2018-0006
    Height is an important characteristic in the equine industry although little is known about its genetic control in native British breeds of ponies. This study aimed to map QTL data with the withers height in 4 pony breeds ...
  • Detecting genetic regions associated with height in the native ponies of the British Isles by using high density SNP genotyping. [Dataset] 

    Skujina, Ilze; Winton, Clare Louise; Hegarty, Matthew J.; McMahon, Robert; Nash, Deborah Mary; Davies-Morel, Mina Clare Gwynne; McEwan, Neil R. (Canadian Science Publishing http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/suppl/10.1139/gen-2018-0006, 2018-09-05)
    SKUJINA, I., WINTON, C.L., HEGARTY, M.J., MCMAHON, R., NASH, D.M., DAVIES-MOREL, M.C.G. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2018. Detecting genetic regions associated with height in the native ponies of the British Isles by using high density SNP genotyping [Dataset]. Genome [online], 61(10). Available from: http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/suppl/10.1139/gen-2018-0006
    The aim of this research was to map quantitative trait loci data with withers height in four pony breeds native to the British Isles. Using a genome-wide analysis approach using the Illumina EquineSNP50 Infinium BeadChip, ...
  • Detection of in utero cannabis exposure by umbilical cord analysis. 

    Kim, Jiyoung; de Castro, Ana; Lendoiro, Elena; Cruz, Angelines; López‐Rivadulla, Manuel; Concheiro, Marta (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/dta.2307, 2017-09-25)
    KIM, J., DE CASTRO, A., LENDOIRO, E., CRUZ-LANDEIRA, A., LOPEZ-RIVADULLA, M. and CONCHEIRO, M. 2018. Detection of in utero cannabis exposure by umbilical cord analysis. Drug testing and analysis [online], 10(4), pages 636-643. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/dta.2307
    According to the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 5.3% of pregnant women smoked marijuana in the past month. This prevalence is expected to increase as a growing number of states and countries are now considering ...
  • Detection, analysis, and photocatalytic destruction of the freshwater taint compound geosmin 

    Bellu, Edmund (The Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. School of Life Sciences., 2007-04)
    A significant issue affecting the aquaculture and water industries is the presence of off-flavour compounds in water, which cause problems by imparting an undesirable earthy/musty flavour and smell to water and fish. ...
  • Determinants of U.S. corporate credit spreads. 

    Kume, Ortenca (Robert Gordon University Department of Accounting and Finance, 2012-01)
    This thesis deals with various issues regarding determinants of US corporate credit spreads. These spreads are estimated as the difference between yields to maturity for corporate bonds and default-free instruments (Treasury ...
  • Determination of sinapine in rapeseed pomace extract: its antioxidant and acetylcholinesterase inhibition properties. 

    Yates, Kyari; Pohl, Franziska; Busch, Maike; Mozer, Annika; Watters, Louis; Shiryaev, Andrey; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2018.10.045, 2018-10-10)
    YATES, K., POHL, F., BUSCH, M., MOZER, A., WATTERS, L., SHIRYAEV, A.and KONG THOO LIN, P. 2018. Determination of sinapine in rapeseed pomace extract: its antioxidant and acetylcholinesterase inhibition properties. Food chemistry [online], 276, pages 768-775. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2018.10.045
    Sinapine is the main secondary metabolite present in rapeseed pomace (RSP) with its concentration being dependent on rapeseed processing, growing conditions, extraction parameters and the country of origin. Here we report, ...
  • The determination of top executive pay: importance of human capital factors. 

    Laing, David; Weir, Charlie (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/030630709802300404, 1998-08-01)
    LAING, D. and WEIR, C. 1998. The determination of top executive pay: importance of human capital factors. Journal of general management [online], 23(4), pages 51-62. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/030630709802300404.
    Experience, rather than qualifications, influences the pay received by company directors. Executive pay has been the subject of much recent discussion, with concern being expressed about the levels of pay received by the ...
  • Determining the role of the LPI/GPR55 system in the development of obesity and associated cardiovascular consequences. 

    Hair, Steven C. (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2018-03-01)
    HAIR, S.C. 2018. Determining the role of the LPI/GPR55 system in the development of obesity and associated cardiovascular consequences. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Obesity has reached worldwide epidemic proportions and with this increased incidence of obesity, comes an increase in incidence of the comorbidities associated with obesity such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD). ...
  • Determining the supportive care needs, and distress, of Australian men with prostate cancer receiving hormone therapy: a cross-sectional study. 

    Crowe, Helen; Howard, Nicholas; Pillay, Brindha; Xiberras, Peter; Primeau, Charlotte; Paterson, Catherine (ICMS Pty Ltd (Orginisers), 2018-08-22)
    CROWE, H., HOWARD, N., PILLAY, B., XIBERRAS, P., PRIMEAU, C. and PATERSON, C. 2018. Determining the supportive care needs, and distress, of Australian men with prostate cancer receiving hormone therapy: a cross-sectional study. Presented at the 19th Asia-Pacific prostate cancer conference: together in discovery and care, 22-25 August 2018, Brisbane, Australia.
    Objective: To evaluate the self-reported, unmet supportive care needs of men on hormone therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer and to determine the levels of distress experienced by these patients. Methods: Patients with locally ...
  • DEUM: A Framework for an Estimation of Distribution Algorithm based on Markov Random Fields 

    Shakya, Siddhartha (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, Faculty of Design and Technology, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK, 2006-04)
    Estimation of Distribution Algorithms (EDAs) belong to the class of population based optimisation algorithms. They are motivated by the idea of discovering and exploiting the interaction between variables in the solution. ...
  • Developing a complex intervention to improve prescribing safety in primary care: mixed methods feasibility and optimisation pilot study. 

    Grant, Aileen M.; Guthrie, Bruce; Dreischulte, Tobias (BMJ https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004153, 2014-01-21)
    GRANT, A.M., GUTHRIE, B. and DREISCHULTE, T. 2014. Developing a complex intervention to improve prescribing safety in primary care: mixed methods feasibility and optimisation pilot study. BMJ Open [online], 4(1), article ID e004153. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004153
    Objectives: (A) To measure the extent to which different candidate outcome measures identified highrisk prescribing that is potentially changeable by the data-driven quality improvement in primary care (DQIP) intervention.(B) ...
  • Developing a framework for selection of sustainable materials based on the embedded energy for building construction. 

    Senarath, S. B. R.; Chandrathilake, S. R.; Victoria, Michele Florencia (Ceylon Insitute of Builders (CIOB) http://2016.ciobwcs.com/past-symposiums/, 2013-06-14)
    SENARATH, S.B.R., CHANDRATHILAKE, S.R. and VICTORIA, M.F. 2013. Developing a framework for selection of sustainable materials based on the embedded energy for building construction. In Sandanayake, Y.G. and Fernando, N. G (eds). Proceedings of the 2nd world construction symposium 2013: socio-economic sustainability in construction: practice, policy and research, 14-15 June 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders [online], pages 150-169. Available from: https://2016.ciobwcs.com/downloads/pastsymposiums/2013/proceedings.pdf
    Material selection in conventional construction projects concentrate on various criteria. However, sustainable construction must take into account of embodied energy of materials during material selection which is rarely ...
  • Developing a phenomenological understanding of the influence of 'cultural survival mechanisms' as institutional artifacts in shaping indigenous enterprise cultures: a Ghanaian perspective. 

    Abebrese, Armstrong; Smith, Robert (Amity Business School, 2014-01-17)
    ABEBRESE, A. and SMITH, R. 2014. Developing a phenomenological understanding of the influence of 'cultural survival mechanisms' as institutional artifacts in shaping indigenous enterprise cultures: a Ghanaian perspective. Amity business journal, 3(1).
    This article develops a deeper conceptualization of institutionalized adaptive strategies adopted by indigenous Ghanaian entrepreneurs operating within a web of institutional constraints. The qualitative research demonstrates ...
  • Developing a research procedures programme for artists & designers. 

    Gray, Carole; Douglas, Anne; Leake, Irene; Malins, Julian Paul (The Centre for Research in Art & Design, Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University., 1995)
    GRAY, C., DOUGLAS, A., LEAKE, I., MALINS, J., 1995. Developing a research procedures programme for artists & designers. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper builds on our earlier research concerned with describing a contextual framework for the development of ‘artistic research procedures’1, 2, and attempts to move forward from this somewhat philosophical stage ...