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  • The capability and competency requirements of auditors in today's complex global business environment. 

    Barac, Karin; Gammie, Elizabeth Black Anderson; Howieson, Bryan; Van Staden, Marianne (ICAS https://www.icas.com/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/239457/The-capability-and-competency-requirements-of-auditors-in-todays-complex-global-business-environment.pdf, 2016-03-31)
    BARAC, K., GAMMIE, E., HOWIESON, B. and VAN STADEN, M. 2016. The capability and competency requirements of auditors in today's complex global business environment. Edinburgh: ICAS [online]. Available from: https://www.icas.com/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/239457/The-capability-and-competency-requirements-of-auditors-in-todays-complex-global-business-environment.pdf
    In 2013 ICAS and the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) commissioned two international teams of researchers to undertake studies to investigate what mix of attributes, competencies, professional skills and qualities need ...
  • Cardiovascular benefits of lycopene: fantasy or reality? 

    Thies, Frank; Mills, Lynsey M.; Moir, Susan; Masson, Lindsey F. (Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0029665116000744, 2016-09-09)
    THIES, F., MILLS, L.M., MOIR, S. and MASSON, L.F. 2016. Cardiovascular benefits of lycopene: fantasy or reality? Proceedings of the nutrition society [online], FirstView. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0029665116000744
    Epidemiological evidence indicates that high consumption of tomatoes and tomato-based products reduces the risk of chronic diseases such as CVD and cancer. Such potential benefits are often ascribed to high concentrations ...
  • A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 1998-06)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 1998. A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis. Education for Information, 1998, 16 (2), pp.107-130
    This paper describes the results of a survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis at the School of Information and Media, the Robert Gordon University. The survey was carried out by means ...
  • The case for a risk-assessed approach to organizational records management in the oil and gas sector. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Cousins, Fionnuala; Laing, Audrey Frances (Information Research. http://www.informationr.net/ir/19-4/paper647.html, 2014-12)
    MUIR, L., COUSINS, F. and LAING, A., 2014. The case for a risk-assessed approach to organizational records management in the oil and gas sector. Information Research, 19 (4)
    Introduction. Processes and practices for information management service delivery, including retention, retrieval and disposal of documents and records, are not easily quantified for benchmarking and performance ...
  • The case for e-book literacy: undergraduate students’ experience with e-books for course work. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Hawes, Graeme (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2013.01.002, 2013-05)
    MUIR, L. and HAWES, G., 2013. The case for e-book literacy: undergraduate students’ experience with e-books for course work. Journal of Academic Librarianship, Volume 39 (3), pp. 260-274.
    This paper investigates how electronic books (e-books) are used for scholarly activity. It focuses on the end-users of e-books in a case study which aimed to establish how scholars use and learn from e-books and the ...
  • The case for nationality based jurisdiction. 

    Arnell, Paul (Cambridge University Press for the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/iclq/50.4.955, 2001)
    ARNELL, P., 2001. The case for nationality based jurisdiction. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 50 (4), pp. 955-962.
    Various recent developments within and without the United Kingdom have strengthened the arguments in favour of the adoption of general nationality based criminal jurisdiction. These arise from problems in the application ...
  • Case reuse in textual case-based reasoning. 

    Adeyanju, Ibrahim Adepoju (Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2011-08)
    Text reuse involves reasoning with textual solutions of previous problems to solve new similar problems. It is an integral part of textual case-based reasoning (TCBR), which applies the CBR problem-solving methodology ...
  • A case study exploration of approaches to the delivery of safe, effective and person centred care at two rural community maternity units. 

    Denham, Sara Helen (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2015-09)
    Background: This research explores whether rural Community Maternity Units (CMUs) contribute to NHS Scotland’s Quality Ambitions of safe, effective and person centred care. Currently there is no available recent evidence ...
  • A case study investigation into the use of multi-compartment compliance aids in older people resident in very sheltered housing. 

    MacLure, Katie; MacLeod, Joan; Forbes-McKay, Katrina; Paudyal, Vibhu; Cunningham, Scott; Strath, Alison; Lynch, Rory; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40271-016-0178-8, 2016-05-12)
    MACLURE, K., MACLEOD, J., FORBES-MCKAY, K., PAUDYAL, V., CUNNINGHAM, S., STRATH, A., LYNCH, R. and STEWART, D. 2016. A case study investigation into the use of multi-compartment compliance aids in older people resident in very sheltered housing. The Patient: Patient-centered outcomes research[online], First Online. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40271-016-0178-8
    Background: Multi-compartment compliance aids (MCAs) are repackaging systems for solid dosage form medicines, heralded by some as a solution to non-adherence but with little evidence of benefit. Objective: To use a ...
  • Case-base maintenance with multi-objective evolutionary algorithms. 

    Lupiani, Eduardo; Massie, Stewart; Craw, Susan; Juarez, Jose M.; Palma, Jose T. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10844-015-0378-z, 2015-09-21)
    LUPIANI, E., MASSIE, S., CRAW, S., JUAREZ, J.M. and PALMA, J., 2016. Case-base maintenance with multi-objective evolutionary algorithms. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, Vol 46(2), pp. 259-284.
    Case-Base Reasoning is a problem-solving methodology that uses old solved problems, called cases, to solve new problems. The case-base is the knowledge source where the cases are stored, and the amount of stored cases is ...
  • Case-based reasoning for matching SMARTHOUSE technology to people's needs 

    Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Craw, Susan; Taylor, Bruce J. (Elsevier http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/525448/description#description, 2004)
    WIRATUNGA, N., CRAW, S. and TAYLOR, B., 2004. Case-based reasoning for matching SMARTHOUSE technology to people's needs. Knowledge based systems, 17 (2-4), pp. 139-146
    SMARTHOUSE technology offers devices that help the elderly and people with disabilities to live independently in their homes. This paper presents our experiences from a pilot project applying case-based reasoning techniques ...
  • Case-based situation awareness. 

    Nwiabu, Nuka D.; Allison, Ian K.; Holt, Patrik; Lowit, Peter; Oyeneyin, Babs (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CogSIMA.2012.6188388, 2012)
    NWIABU, N., ALLISON, I., HOLT, P., LOWIT, P. and OYENEYIN, B., 2012. Case-based situation awareness. In: IEEE Multi-disciplinary Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support. 6-8 March 2012. Piscataway, New Jersey: IEEE. Pp. 22-29.
    Situation-aware case-based decision support (SACBDS) systems comprise two distinct parts: situation awareness (SA) and case-based reasoning (CBR). The SA part keeps a finite history of the time space information of the ...
  • Catalytic membrane reactors for synthesis gas production from natural gas via partial oxidation. 

    Olsen, Susanne Kelly (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2004-05)
    Natural gas obtained during the extraction of liquid hydrocarbons is often undesired due to the lack of infrastructure to transport the natural gas to an onshore location. As a result the natural gas is often flared ...
  • Catching the tide: environmental pressures for an emphasis on management in the library and information sciences curriculum. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129910280357, 1999)
    JOHNSON, I.M., 2007. Catching the tide: environmental pressures for an emphasis on management in the library and information sciences curriculum. Library Management, 20 (6), pp. 317-332.
    This paper considers the impact of the emerging ‘Information Society’ on the education and development of information professionals, particularly in the area of management. It identifies those features of the ‘Information ...
  • Causation compared: facts, fictions inferences and legal legitimacy. 

    Arnell, Sarah (Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing., 2013)
    ARNELL, S., 2013. Causation compared: facts, fictions inferences and legal legitimacy. Journal of Comparative Law, 8 (1), pp. 63-104.
  • Cellular mechanisms of acute hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction in intrapulmonary veins. 

    Dospinescu, Ciprian (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2009-03)
    In the pulmonary circulation, alveolar hypoxia contributes to blood flow regulation. Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction (HPV) involves both pulmonary arteries and veins, but little is known of the contractile mechanisms ...
  • CEO and CSR: business leaders and corporate social responsibility. 

    Russell, Ellina Osseichuk (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-04)
    The increasing commercial and social pressure for business leaders to act in a socially responsible manner is undermined by the lack of standards in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) legislation, auditing, indexing, ...
  • The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Cameron, Ros (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited. http://academic-conferences.org/ecrm/ecrm2015/ecrm15-home.htm, 2015-06)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and CAMERON, R., 2015. The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms. In: F. BEZZINA and V. CASSAR eds. Proceedings of 14th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, ECRM 2015. 11-12 June 2015. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited. Pp. 259-266.
    The concept of ‘impact’ in academia is a focus of not only research councils but also of nationwide institutional research evaluations. In the UK, it is necessary for academics and their institutions to not only conduct ...
  • Challenges associated with communication medium among project teams on mass housing project delivery in Ghana. 

    Adinyira, Emmanuel; Kwofie, T. E.; Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D. (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology., 2015-03)
    ADINYIRA, E., KWOFIE, T. E. and AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D. D., 2015. Challenges associated with communication medium among project teams on mass housing project delivery in Ghana. In: BADU et al., eds. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA). 25-26 March 2015. Ghana: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology. Pp. 394-411.
    The construction of mass housing has become a very important policy in the government of Ghana’s efforts at reducing the country’s housing deficit. Unlike traditional one-off building projects, Mass Housing Projects ...
  • Challenges in assisting schools of librarianship and information studies in developing countries: a perspective from research in Latin America 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074800810888168, 2008)
    JOHNSON, I., 2008. Challenges in assisting schools of librarianship and information studies in developing countries: a perspective from research in Latin America. New Library World, 109 (7/8), pp. 337-353
    This paper reviews traditional forms of support for developing Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences, and traditional approaches. It notes that these approaches have not been entirely successful, and that the ...