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  • Designing a sustainable future: a new approach to influence design practice. 

    Cull, Kirsty; Malins, Julian Paul (University of Barcelona. http://www.ub.edu/5ead/PDF/5%20/CullMalins.pdf, 2003-04)
    CULL, K. and MALINS, J., 2003. Designing a sustainable future: a new approach to influence design practice. In: Proceedings of the 5th European Academy of Design Conference. April 2003. Barcelona: University of Barcelona.
    This paper questions the basis of a sustainable approach to product design in an attempt to clarify the key issues which are liable to influence the outcome of the development of new products. The paper describes ...
  • Identifying sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals: the built estate, models of care, and the challenge of adaptation planning. 

    Wilson, Grant; Kishk, Mohammed; Laing, Richard Alexander (World Academic Publishing. http://dx.doi/org/10.5963/PHF0202009, 2013-06)
    WILSON, G., KISHK, M. and LAING, R., 2013. Identifying sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals: the built estate, models of care, and the challenge of adaptation planning. Public Health Frontier, 2 (2), pp. 114-121.
    Public spending across the United Kingdom is facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the economic downturn. Nowhere is this more keenly felt than the interface between the National Health Service (NHS) and the ...
  • An integrated decision support model for the sustainable refurbishment of hospitals and healthcare facilities: developing a prototype. 

    Wilson, Grant (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment, 2013-10)
    The National Health Service (NHS) is recognised as the largest public sector institution in Europe. This presents significant challenges in regards to operation and maintenance of the diverse built estate, and the ...
  • Investigating the adoption of sustainable green initiatives in Scottish food and drink SMEs. 

    Dakup, Karan; Fulford, Heather; Sutherland, Bill J. (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd., 2014-09)
    DAKUP, K., FULFORD, H. and SUTHERLAND, B., 2014. Investigating the adoption of sustainable green initiatives in Scottish food and drink SMEs. In: B. GALBRAITH, ed. Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 18-19 September 2014. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd. Pp. 507-513
    Increasing concerns towards environmental issues (transportation emissions, global warming, depletion of natural resources) in today’s global economy has resulted in the need for businesses to be more environmentally ...
  • Key criteria for sustainable wind energy planning – lessons from an institutional perspective on the impact assessment literature. 

    Thygesen, Janne; Agarwal, Abhishek (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2014.07.173, 2014-11)
    THYGESEN, J. and AGARWAL, A., 2014. Key criteria for sustainable wind energy planning – lessons from an institutional perspective on the impact assessment literature. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 39, pp. 1012-1023.
    An increasing number of researchers stress the importance of national planning institutions׳ role with respect to promoting an “effective” decision-making process in terms of bringing about sustainable energy. Impact ...
  • Key criteria of sustainable hospital refurbishment: a stakeholder review. 

    Wilson, Grant; Kishk, Mohammed (Association of Researchers in Constructiom Management. http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2012-1423-1433_Wilson_Kishk.pdf, 2012-09)
    WILSON, G. and KISHK, M., 2012. Key criteria of sustainable hospital refurbishment: a stakeholder review. In: S. D. Smith, ed. Proceedings of the 28th Annual ARCOM conference. 3-5 September 2012. London: ARCOM. Pp. 1423-1433
    Hospital refurbishment has taken a secondary role in the last decade, in favour of new build facilities. This has allowed the Client and the Design Team to build and specify with greater flexibility and from essentially ...
  • No through road: a critical examination of researcher assumptions and approaches to researching sustainability. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Oates, Caroline J.; Alevizou, Panayiota J. (Emerald, 2016)
    MCDONALD, S., OATES, C.J. and ALEVIZOU, P.J. 2016. No through road: a critical examination of researcher assumptions and approaches to researching sustainability. Review of marketing research, (accepted).
    Purpose: The purpose of this chapter is to examine the ways in which academic researchers frame and conduct sustainability research, and to ask to what extent we are limited by these frames. Design/methodology/approach: ...
  • Restorative counter-spacing for academic sustainability. 

    Jones, David R. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1086026614545088, 2014-09)
    JONES, D. R., 2014. Restorative counter-spacing for academic sustainability. Organization & Environment, 27 (3), pp. 297-314.
    By combining pertinent theories from environmental psychology and human geography, this article proposes a socio-spatial framework of principles, which could be used by academic actors, to reflexively embody and critically ...
  • Strategic sustainability and industrial ecology in an island context, with considerations for a green economy roadmap: a study in the tourist accommodation sector, Grenada. 

    Telesford, John N. (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-06)
    The purpose of this research is to show how business and enterprise can align sustainability and sustainable development to create strategic sustainability (SS) procedures, which can be used for planning towards sustainability ...