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  • Charles Booth: the examination of poverty. 

    Spicker, Paul (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.1990.tb00322.x, 1990-05)
    SPICKER, P., 1990. Charles Booth: the examination of poverty. Social Policy and Administration, 24 (1), pp. 21-38.
    Charles Booth's studies of poverty are widely misrepresented in the literature of social policy. His work is commonly bracketed with Rowntree's, but his methods were quite different. His definition of poverty was explicitly ...
  • Interactions of platinum compounds with heterocyclic bases. 

    Taylor, Lynne M. (Robert Gordon University School of Chemistry, 1990-06-01)
    TAYLOR, L.M. 1990. Interactions of platinum compounds with heterocyclic bases. Robert Gordon's Institute of Technology, PhD thesis.
    It is generally accepted that platinum antitumoar drugs bind, preferentially, to Guanine N7 in DNA. Thus the kinetics of formation and the energetics of dissociation of platinum-nitrogen bonding have been investigated, ...
  • Stimulation of colorectal tumour protein synthesis, in vivo, by nutritional support. 

    Heys, S. D.; Park, K. G. M.; McNurlan, M. A.; Milne, E.; Keenan, R. A.; Miller, J. D. B.; Broom, John; Eremin, O.; Garlick, P. J. (Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PNS19900038, 1990-07)
    HEYS, S. D., PARK, K. G. M., McNURLAN, M. A., MILNE, E., KEENAN, R. A., MILLER, J. D. B., BROOM, J., EREMIN, O. and GARLICK, P. J., 1990. Stimulation of colorectal tumour protein synthesis, in vivo, by nutritional support. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 49 (2), 165A
  • The development of analytical methods to elucidate the chemical forms of Cu, Zn, Cd and Pb in soil contaminated by sewage sludge and other effluents. 

    Park, John Scott (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1990-07)
    The contents of this thesis describes the development of an analytical method to determine the chemical speciation of heavy metals in soils contaminted by sewage sludge and distillery wastes. Chapter one serves as an ...
  • The principle of subsidiarity and the social policy of the European Community. 

    Spicker, Paul (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/095892879100100102, 1991-02)
    SPICKER, P., 1991. The principle of subsidiarity and the social policy of the European Community. Journal of European Social Policy, 1 (1), pp. 3 – 14.
    The idea of 'subsidiarity' has been gaining influence within the European Community. 'Subsidiarity' is based on a view of society in which responsibilities are conditioned by the closeness of people's relationships. I ...
  • Teaching online information systems: perspectives on the British experience. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://ifl.sagepub.com/content/vol17/issue3/, 1991-08)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1991. Teaching online information systems: perspectives on the British experience. IFLA Journal, 17 (3), pp. 241-247
    The original aim of this paper was to review the development of education and training for online searching in Britain during the last ten years. The literature is fairly comprehensive in its coverage of the evolution of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Equality versus solidarity. 

    Spicker, Paul (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1477-7053.1992.tb00767.x, 1992-01)
    SPICKER, P., 1992. Equality versus solidarity. Government and Opposition, 27 (1), pp. 66 – 77.
    Although equality and solidarity are often thought of as constituent parts of the same ideological framework, there are inconsistencies between them. Both concepts refer to a range of meanings: equality can refer to equal ...
  • The synthesis and structural examination of 3alpha, 5-cyclo-5alpha-androstane steroids. 

    Gibb, Bruce Clark (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1992-03)
    The work described in this thesis is based on the synthesis and structural examination of several cyclosteroids. The a-aromatic steroid 3a, 5-cyclo-5c-androstan-6beta-ol- 17-one was used as a lead compound in an attempt ...
  • The monitoring of induction motor starting transients with a view to early fault detection. 

    Elder, Stewart (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 1992-03)
    The aim of this work is to investigate the possibility of detecting faults in a 3 phase Induction motor by monitoring and analysing the transient line current waveform during the starting period. This is a particularly ...
  • Planning for the needs of people with dementia. 

    Spicker, Paul; Gordon, D. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/003693309203700203, 1992-04)
    SPICKER, P. and GORDON, D., 1992. Planning for the needs of people with dementia. Scottish Medical Journal, 37 (2), pp.38 – 39.
    Provision for people with dementia requires a complex mix of different kinds of services, primarily concerned with maintenance and support rather than treatment. In principle, planning for their needs begins with assessment ...
  • Enhanced microcomputer operation of X-ray diffractometers and subsequent applications. 

    Stewart, Neil Sutherland (The Robert Gordon University School of Applied Sciences, 1992-05)
    The work described within this thesis is mainly concerned with the solution and refinement of the molecular structures of a variety of novel compounds. A number of X-ray and neutron diffractometers have been utilised for ...
  • An exploration of the principle of chance as a stimulus to the creative activity known as sculpture. 

    Watson, Allan (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design. Gray's School of Art, 1992-05-01)
    WATSON, A. 1992. An exploration of the principle of chance as a stimulus to the creative activity known as sculpture.
    This research is concerned with the utilization of chance as a stimulus to encourage experiment and discovery in sculpture. The aims of this research project were: to examine the role of chance within the creative process ...
  • The role of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities as an employers' organisation with an international comparison. 

    Smart, Peter John (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 1992-12)
    The thesis examines the development and present role of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities as an employers' organisation and contrasts this role with the manner in which the corresponding function is discharged ...
  • Research procedures/methology for artists & designers. 

    Gray, Carole; Malins, Julian Paul (Centre for Research in Art & Design, Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University. http://www2.rgu.ac.uk/subj/ats/Research-VisualizingResearch/publications.htm, 1993)
    GRAY, C. and MALINS, J., 1993. Research procedures/methodology for artists & designers. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper attempts to put into context the issues which surround the endeavours of researchers working in the field of Art and Design, in particular the philosophy and context of research procedures / methodologies. ...
  • Management education and training for librarians in Scotland. 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Hannabuss, C. Stuart; Wildgoose, David M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://ifl.sagepub.com/content/vol19/issue3/, 1993)
    JOHNSON, I. M., HANNABUSS, C. S. and WILDGOOSE, D. M., 1993. Management education and training for librarians in Scotland. IFLA Journal, 19 (3), pp. 280-291
    This paper is a report on research into management education and training for librarians, which was initiated and funded by the Library and Information Services Committee (Scotland) [LISC(S)]. It outlines the origin of the ...
  • Needs as claims. 

    Spicker, Paul (Wiley. [The definitive version is available at www3.interscience.wiley.com]http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.1993.tb00386.x, 1993-03)
    SPICKER, P., 1993. Needs as claims. Social Policy and Administration, 27 (1), pp. 7-17.
    People 'need' things if they will suffer negative effects without them. Needs are based in problems, but they are not only problems; they have to be understood in terms of a relationship between functional problems and ...
  • The monitoring and control of specialist ceramic kiln atmospheres and emissions. 

    Malins, Julian Paul (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 1993-05)
    The ceramic glazing techniques of vapour glazing, reduction lustre, Raku and fuming all require specialised firing conditions with the use of potentially hazardous kiln atmospheres and specialist kiln designs for their ...
  • The management of aircraft passenger survival in fire. 

    Trimble, E. J. (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 1993-05)
    This study examines the main problems associated with passenger survival and evacuation in survivable aircraft fire situations under current regulatory safety requirements and assesses current and alternative strategies ...
  • S/NVQs and higher education in librarianship and information studies. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald, 1994)
    JOHNSON, IAN M., 1994. S/NVQs and higher education in librarianship and information studies. Librarian: Career Development, 2 (4), pp. 29-31
    The development of National Vocational Qualifications (and Scottish Vocational Qualifications) has been generally welcomed by those employers who were concerned about the level of skills in the British workforce, and saw ...