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  • BECOMING: an analysis of narratives describing the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in solution focused brief therapy. 

    Smith, Stephen W. (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2015-05)
    This thesis is a study of the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT). While the clinical outcomes of using SFBT, and other psychological therapies, to treat clients ...
  • The behaviour of the people of NE Thailand towards medicines for self-treatment. 

    Chadbunchachai, Supatra (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1997-12)
    Musculoskeletal pain is one of the most common illnesses among the people in NE Thailand which is commonly treated by self-medication. Ya-chud (several medicines together in a small plastic bag) for the treatment of ...
  • Being differently abled: learning lessons from dyslexic entrepreneurs. 

    Smith, Robert (Routledge, 2008)
    SMITH, R., 2008. Being differently abled: learning lessons from dyslexic entrepreneurs. In: R. T. HARRISON and C. M. LEITCH, eds. Entrepreneurial learning: conceptual frameworks and applications. Abingdon: Routledge. Pp. 291-312
  • Benevolent gang leaders, commercial escapees and sleepers: a conceptual framework for Scottish social enterprise leadership engaging with the ‘new society’. 

    Brown, Mary; Fulford, Heather; Grist, Abi; McDonald, Seonaidh (Robert Gordon University, 2011-01)
    BROWN, M. FULFORD, H., GRIST, A. and MCDONALD, S., 2011. Benevolent gang leaders, commercial escapees and sleepers: a conceptual framework for Scottish social enterprise leadership engaging with the ‘new society’. Aberdeen Business School Working Paper Series WP/1/11.
    This exploratory research study examines the experiences of a purposive sample of leaders of Social Enterprises (SEs) in Scotland to discover how leaders deal with the challenges of running this type of organisation at ...
  • The best of both worlds: highlighting the synergies of combining manual and automatic knowledge organization methods to improve information search and discovery. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh; Burnett, Simon M. (Ergon Verlag., 2015)
    CLEVERLEY, P. H. and BURNETT, S., 2015. The best of both worlds: highlighting the synergies of combining manual and automatic knowledge organization methods to improve information search and discovery. Knowledge Organization, 42 (6), pp. 428-444.
    Research suggests organizations across all sectors waste a significant amount of time looking for information and often fail to leverage the information they have. In response, many organizations have deployed some form ...
  • The best-laid schemes? The provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK. 

    Baxter, Graeme (Walter de Gruyter. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libr.2010.022, 2010-09)
    BAXTER, G., 2010. The best-laid schemes? The provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK. Libri, 60 (3), pp. 253-267.
    In recent years, government at all levels in the UK has increasingly recognised the need for ongoing dialogue between policy makers and stakeholders during the policymaking process. Prompted by a number of factors, including ...
  • Beyond choice: ‘Thick’ volunteering and the case of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. 

    O'Toole, Michelle; Grey, Chris (SAGE Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018726715580156, 2016-01)
    O’TOOLE, Michelle. and GREY, C., 2016. Beyond choice: ‘Thick’ volunteering and the case of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Human Relations, Vol. 69(1), pp. 85-109.
    This article problematizes the dominant assumption in the literature on volunteer work that it is undertaken primarily as a matter of individual choice. Using findings from a qualitative study of volunteers at the ...
  • Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Bloice, Lyndsay (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636291, 2016-03-07)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and BLOICE, L. 2016. Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 369-385. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636291
    The importance of demonstrating value for money in terms of academic research beyond the walls of institutions grows stronger as demonstrated by the inclusion of impact assessment in the 2014 REF (Research Excellence ...
  • Beyond the barricades: the quest for global health, safety and emergency response training standards in the oil and gas industry. 

    Marcella, Rita; Pirie, Tracy (OPITO International FZ LLC., 2010-11)
    MARCELLA, R. and PIRIE, T., 2010. Beyond the barricades: the quest for global health, safety and emergency response training standards in the oil and gas industry. Unpublished internal document. OPITO International FZ LLC.
    An independent study, covering senior leaders in sixty companies across the globe, was conducted by the Aberdeen Business School at Robert Gordon University, to assist OPITO in exploring how internationalisation impacts ...
  • Beyond the creative industries. 

    MacDonald, Stuart (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/eta.9.3.293_1, 2013-10)
    MACDONALD, S., 2013. Beyond the creative industries. International Journal of Education Through Art, 9 (3), pp. 293-310.
    Although Creative Industries as engines of post-industrial economies have assumed an increasing global priority with implications for art education at all levels few studies exist. Nomenclature here is contested, especially ...
  • Bioavailability of organic contaminants in sediments. 

    Yates, Kyari (The Robert Gordon University Department of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2008-03)
    The bioavailability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and chlorobiphenyls (CBs) in sediments is largely dependent on the freely dissolved concentration of these pollutants. However, measuring these is challenging, ...
  • Biochemical adaptations in early starvation: observations on sex difference. 

    Broom, John; Fleck, A.; Davidson, D. F.; Rosenburg, C.; Durnin, J. V. G. A. (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PNS19780048, 1978-12)
    BROOM, J., FLECK, A., DAVIDSON, D. F., ROSENBURG, C. and DURNIN, J. V. G. A., 1978. Biochemical adaptations in early starvation: observations on sex difference. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 37 (3), pp. 92A.
  • Biomarkers of oxidative stress in models of schizophrenia. 

    Young, Julie (The Robert Gordon University The Robert Gordon University, School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2007-12)
    Background Increasing evidence indicates that oxidative injury exists in schizophrenia. Although it may not be the main cause, oxidative damage has been suggested to contribute to the pathophysiology and may account for ...
  • A biomechanical analysis of straight and hexagonal barbell deadlifts using submaximal loads. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan; Stewart, Arthur D.; Agouris, Ioannis; Keogh, Justin W. L.; Lloyd, Ray (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181e73f87, 2011-07)
    SWINTON, P. A., STEWART, A., AGOURIS, I., KEOGH, J. W. L. and LLOYD, R., 2011. A biomechanical analysis of straight and hexagonal barbell deadlifts using submaximal loads. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25 (7), pp. 2000-2009.
    The purpose of the investigation was to compare the kinematics and kinetics of the deadlift performed with two distinct barbells across a range of submaximal loads. Nineteen male powerlifters performed the deadlift with a ...
  • A biomechanical comparison of the traditional squat, powerlifting squat and box squat. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan; Lloyd, Ray; Keogh, Justin W. L.; Agouris, Ioannis; Stewart, Arthur D. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e3182577067, 2012-07)
    SWINTON, P. A., LLOYD, R., KEOGH, J. W. L., AGOURIS, I., and STEWART, A., 2012. A biomechanical comparison of the traditional squat, powerlifting squat and box squat. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26 (7), pp. 1805-1816.
    The purpose of this study was to compare the biomechanics of the traditional squat with two popular exercise variations commonly referred to as the powerlifting squat and box squat. Twelve male powerlifters performed the ...
  • A biomechanical investigation of contemporary powerlifting training practices and their potential application to athletic development. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan (Robert Gordon University School of Health Sciences., 2013-03)
    The contemporary training practices of powerlifters are presently being adopted by athletes from a variety of sports seeking to improve their performance. The aims of this PhD were to: 1) identify the contemporary training ...
  • Bioregions and future state visioning: a visually integrative approach to the presentation of information for environmental policy and management. 

    Ball, Jonathan (The Robert Gordon University School of Architecture and Built Environment, 1999-11)
    This thesis explores the comparatively new philosophy of bioregionalism to see what it might have to offer the environmental management process. The foundations of bioregional philosophy stretch back into the early part ...
  • Bisnaphthalimidopropyl diaminodicyclohexylmethane induces DNA damage and repair instability in triple negative breast cancer cells via p21 expression. 

    Barron, Gemma A.; Goua, Marie; Kuraoka, Isao; Bermano, Giovanna; Iwai, Shigenori; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbi.2015.10.017, 2015-12-05)
    BARRON, G. A., GOUA, M., KURAOKA, I., BERMANO, G., IWAI, S. and LIN, P. K. T. L., 2015. Bisnaphthalimidopropyl diaminodicyclohexylmethane induces DNA damage and repair instability in triple negative breast cancer cells via p21 expression. Chemico-Biological Interactions, Vol 242, pp. 307-315.
    Bisnaphthalimidopropyl diaminodicyclohexylmethane (BNIPDaCHM) bisintercalates to DNA and is a potential anti-cancer therapeutic. In an attempt to elucidate the mechanism(s) underlying the potential of BNIPDaCHM; earlier ...
  • Biting the league table that feeds: reflections on managerialism at work within U.K. university sustainability agendas. 

    Jones, David R. (Unpublished, 2013-05)
    JONES, D. R., 2013. Biting the league table that feeds: reflections on managerialism at work within U.K. university sustainability agendas. In: The 8th International Critical Management Studies Conference: Extending the limits of neo-liberal capitalism. 10-13 July 2013. Manchester. (Unpublished)
    Most proponents of ecological sustainability within universities seem to have found a space where they feel they can more or less shrug off the need for such meaningful critical reflection. There has been a preoccupation ...
  • Body size and ability to pass through a restricted space: Observations from 3D scanning of 210 male UK offshore workers. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert J.; Furnace, Graham; Nevill, Alan M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2015.06.017, 2015-11)
    STEWART, A., LEDINGHAM, R., FURNACE, G. and NEVILL, A., 2015. Body size and ability to pass through a restricted space: Observations from 3D scanning of 210 male UK offshore workers. Applied Ergonomics, Vol. 51, pp. 358-362.
    Offshore workers are subjected to a unique physical and cultural environment which has the ability to affect their size and shape. Because they are heavier than the UK adult population we hypothesized they would have larger ...