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  • Askesis and organizational culture. 

    Halsall, Robert; Brown, Mary (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1350508412443580, 2013-03)
    HALSALL, R. and BROWN, M., 2013. Askesis and organizational culture. Organization, 20 (2), pp. 233-255.
    This article makes the case for the contribution of the cultural theory of Sloterdijk and the tradition of philosophical anthropology on which it is based to an understanding of the processes of culture formation in ...
  • Asking the right question: a comparison of two approaches to gathering data on 'Herbals' use in survey based studies. 

    McLay, James S.; Pallivalappia, Abdul Rouf; Shetty, Ashalatha; Pande, Binita; Al Hail, Moza; Stewart, Derek C. (Public Library of Science https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150140, 2016-02-25)
    MCLAY, J.S., PALLIVALAPPILA, A.R., SHETTY, A., PANDE, B., AL HAIL, M. and STEWART, D., 2016. 'Asking the right question’. A comparison of two approaches to gathering data on 'herbals' use in survey based studies. PLoS ONE Vol 11 (2), e0150140.
    Background Over the last decade academic interest in the prevalence and nature of herbal medicines use by pregnant women has increased significantly. Such data are usually collected by means of an administered questionnaire ...
  • Assessing energy business cases implemented in the North Sea region and strategy recommentations. 

    Xu, Bing; Nayak, Amar; Gray, David; Ouenniche, Jamal (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.03.110, 2016-04-07)
    XU, B., NAYAK, A., GRAY, D. and OUENNICHE, J. 2016. Assessing energy business cases implemented in the North Sea Region and strategy recommendations. Applied energy [online], 172, pages 360-371. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.03.110
    e-harbours is a unique European project that was set out to identify viable energy business cases on the exploitation of energy flexibility, which optimise their operations to match energy demand and supply while taking ...
  • Assessing pharmacist's intervention in supporting the management of Type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting. 

    Soorapan, Suchada (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences., 2002-07-01)
    SOORAPAN, S. 2002. Assessing pharmacist's intervention in supporting the management of Type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that is associated with substantial morbidity, mortality, and health care cost. All patients with diabetes require a high level of clinical care to prevent the development ...
  • Assessing the contribution of the 'theory of matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literatures. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJGE-06-2011-0061, 2014-09-01)
    SMITH, R. 2014. Assessing the contribution of the 'theory of matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literatures. International journal of gender and entrepreneurship [online], 6(3), pages 255-275. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJGE-06-2011-0061
    The purpose of this paper is to assess the contribution of 'Matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literature. The literature on gendered aspects of entrepreneurship is expanding and maturing in its level ...
  • Assessing the effectiveness of design-led innovation support for SMEs. 

    Gulari, Melehat Nil; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Malins, Julian Paul (European Academy of Design http://www.trippus.se/eventus/userfiles/67134.pdf, 2013-04-17)
    GULARI, M.N., FAIRBURN, S. and MALINS, J. 2013. Assessing the effectiveness of design-led innovation support for SMEs. In Proceedings of the 10th European academy of design conference [EAD 10]: crafting the future, 17-19 April 2013, Gothenburg, Sweden. Lancaster: European Academy of Design [online]. Available from: http://www.trippus.se/eventus/userfiles/67134.pdf
    This paper aims to understand the effectiveness of design-led methods and approaches to support small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) with innovation, and how their needs are fulfilled by support instruments through ...
  • Assessing the facilitators and barriers of interdisciplinary team working in primary care using normalisation process theory: protocol for an integrative review. [Protocol] 

    O'Reilly, Pauline; Lee, Siew Hwa; O'Sullivan, Madeleine; Cullen, Walter; Kennedy, Catriona; MacFarlane, Anne (PROSPERO, 2015-07-15)
    O'REILLY, P., LEE, S.H., O'SULLIVAN, M., CULLEN, W., KENNEDY, C. and MACFARLANE, A. 2015. Assessing the facilitators and barriers of interdisciplinary team working in primary care using normalisation process theory: protocol for an integrative review. Protocol. PROSPERO [online], CRD42015019362. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.15124/CRD42015019362
    The integrative review will analyse and synthesise quantitative and qualitative evidence using the Normalisation Process Theory (NPT) constructs in identifying team working to inform: Sense making (How primary care ...
  • Assessing the role of ‘entrepreneurial policing’ in changing times. 

    Smith, Robert (National Policing Improvement Agency http://npia.pressofficeadmin.com/news-service-guest-blog/488, 2012-07)
    SMITH, R., 2012. Assessing the role of ‘entrepreneurial policing’ in changing times. Policing 2012: a #100blog time capsule, No. 14. [online]. 25 July 2012. Available from: http://npia.pressofficeadmin.com/news-service-guest-blog/488 [Accessed 2 April 2013].
  • Assessing the significance of ethnicity on VLCD induced weight loss and outcomes at 1 year follow up. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Mulholland, Yvonne; Hallam, C.; Lula, S.; Dyson, L.; Broom, Iain (Karger http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000178128, 2012)
    ROLLAND, C., MULHOLLAND, Y., HALLAM, C., LULA, S., DYSON, L. and BROOM, I., 2012. Assessing the significance of ethnicity on VLCD induced weight loss and outcomes at 1 year follow up. Obesity Facts, 5 (S1), p. 94
  • Assessment of nanoparticle release and associated health effect of polymer-silicon composites. 

    Zhu, Huijun; Irfan, Adeel; Sachse, Sophia; Njuguna, James (IOP Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012015, 2012)
    ZHU, H., IRFAN, A., SACHSE, S. and NJUGUNA, J., 2012. Assessment of nanoparticle release and associated health effect of polymer-silicon composites. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 40, pp. 012015
    Little information is currently available on possible release of nanomaterials or/and nanoparticles (NP) from conventional and novel products and associated health effect. This study aimed to assess the possible release ...
  • An assessment of renewable energy readiness in Africa: Case study of Nigeria and Cameroon. 

    Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Wirba, Asan Vernyuy; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas’ud, Ibrahim Abubakar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yunus, Norhidayah Md (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2015.06.045, 2015-11)
    MAS’UD, A. A., WIRBA, A. V., MUHAMMAD-SUKI, F., MAS’UD, I. A., MUNIR, A. B. and YUNUS, N. M., 2015. An assessment of renewable energy readiness in Africa: Case study of Nigeria and Cameroon. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 51, pp. 775-784.
    Africa is blessed with abundant energy sources that can promote economic growth and provide sufficient capacity to meet up with the future electricity demand. This paper evaluates the progress made in renewable energy (RE) ...
  • Assessment of temporal dose-toxicity relationship of fumed silica nanoparticle in human lung A549 cells by conventional cytotoxicity and H-NMR-based extracellular metabonomic assays. 

    Irfan, Adeel; Cauchi, Michael; Edmands, William; Gooderham, Nigel J.; Njuguna, James; Zhu, Huijun (Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society of Toxicology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/toxsci/kfu009, 2014-04)
    IRFAN, A., CAUCHI, M., EDMANDS, W., GOODERHAM, N. J., NJUGUNA, J. and ZHU, H., 2014. Assessment of temporal dose-toxicity relationship of fumed silica nanoparticle in human lung A549 cells by conventional cytotoxicity and H-NMR-based extracellular metabonomic assays. Toxicological Sciences, 138 (2), pp. 354-364.
    As nanoparticles could form aggregates in biological systems, the dynamics of their dispersity drives the temporal effect of nanoparticles in vitro. To test this hypothesis, the fumed silica nanoparticles (SiNPs) that have ...
  • Assessment of tigecycline prescription and patients’ outcomes at three different hospitals in Saudi Arabia. 

    Tobaiqy, Mansour; Al Humaid, Saad; Stewart, Derek C.; Alotaibi, Fayez Omear; Qureshi, Kamal Ahmad; MacLure, Katie; Algharib, Fahad; Alsameti, Ahmed; Alsaqer, Ahmed; Almeman, Ahmad (University of Benin. Faculty of Pharmacy. Pharmacotherapy Group http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/tjpr.v14i10.26, 2015-10-31)
    TOBAIQY, M., AL HUMAID, S., STEWART, D., ALOTAIBI, F.O., QURESHI, K.A., MACLURE, K., ALGHARIB, F., ALSMETI, A., ALSAQER, A. and ALMEMAN, A. 2015. Assessment of tigecycline prescription and patients’ outcomes at three different hospitals in Saudi Arabia. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 14(10), pp. 1919-1926. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/tjpr.v14i10.26
    Purpose: To investigate tigecycline prescription and patient outcomes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Methods: A retrospective observational study was conducted in three KSA government hospitals, between January, ...
  • An association rule dynamics and classification approach to event detection and tracking in Twitter. 

    Adedoyin-Olowe, Mariam (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2015-05)
    Twitter is a microblogging application used for sending and retrieving instant on-line messages of not more than 140 characters. There has been a surge in Twitter activities since its launch in 2006 as well as steady ...
  • Atomistic investigation on the structure–property relationship during thermal spray nanoparticle impact. 

    Goel, Saurav; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Ratia, Vilma; Agrawal, Anupam; Stukowski, Alexander (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.12.011, 2013-12-31)
    GOEL, S., FAISAL, N.H., RATIA, V., AGRAWAL, A. and STUKOWSKI, A. 2013. Atomistic investigation on the structure–property relationship during thermal spray nanoparticle impact. Computational materials science [online], 84, pages 163-174. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.12.011
    During thermal spraying, hot particles impact on a colder substrate. This interaction of crystalline copper nanoparticles and copper substrate is modeled, using MD simulation. The quantitative results of the impacts at ...
  • Auditor-client relationships: an assessment of relationship quality. 

    Beloucif, Ahmed (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2008-05)
    Corporate failures and financial scandals are not a phenomenon of the 21st century. In the 1990s, the British economy witnessed the collapse of some well-known companies such as Polly Peck, Sock Shop, Coloroll, BCCI, ...
  • An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. 

    Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008, 2016-02-10)
    LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2016. An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. Women and birth [online], Articles in Press. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008
    Background There are now many pregnancy and parenting apps available on the market for both pregnancy and parenting. Aims To investigate how Australian women use pregnancy and parenting apps, their attitudes about ...
  • Authoring second generation entrepreneur and family business stories. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFBM-11-2011-0050, 2014-07-01)
    SMITH, R. 2014. Authoring second generation entrepreneur and family business stories. Journal of family business management [online], 4(2), pages 149-170. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFBM-11-2011-0050
    The purpose of this paper is to explore the under researched interface between entrepreneur and family business stories and in particular the form and structure of second-generation entrepreneur stories. It illustrates how ...
  • Automated inferential measurement system for traffic surveillance: enhancing situation awareness of UAVs by computational intelligence. 

    Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Andrei (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CICA.2014.7013256, 2014-12)
    RATTADILOK, P. and PETROVSKI, A., 2014. Automated inferential measurement system for traffic surveillance: enhancing situation awareness of UAVs by computational intelligence. In: Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Control and Automation (CICA) 2014. 9-12 December 2014. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. Pp. pp. 229-236.
    An adaptive inferential measurement framework for control and automation systems has been proposed in the paper and tested on simulated traffic surveillance data. The use of the framework enables making inferences related ...
  • Automated software quality visualisation using fuzzy logic techniques. 

    Senior, James; Allison, Ian K.; Tepper, Jonathon A. (International Information Management Association http://69.16.240.49/CIIMA/7%20CIIMA%207-1-07%20Senior%2025-40.pdf, 2007)
    SENIOR, J., ALLISON, I. and TEPPER, J., 2007. Automated software quality visualisation using fuzzy logic techniques. Communications of the IIMA, 7 (1), pp. 25-40.
    In the past decade there has been a concerted effort by the software industry to improve the quality of its products. This has led to the inception of various techniques with which to control and measure the process ...