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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 behaviors and experiences of the community pharmacy team on the provision of multi-compartment compliance aids. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; McDonald, Craig; MacLeod, Joan; MacLure, Katie; Gray, Gwen; McIntosh, Trudi (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.04.004, 2017-04-09)
    STEWART, D., MCDONALD, C., MACLEOD, J., MACLURE, K., GRAY, G. and MCINTOSH, T. 2017. The behaviors and experiences of the community pharmacy team on the provision of multi-compartment compliance aids. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.04.004
    Background - Multi-compartment compliance aids (MCAs) are repackaging systems for solid dosage form medicines. Acknowledging the lack of evidence that MCAs improve adherence or clinical outcomes, the Royal Pharmaceutical ...
  • 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
  • Being sorry and meaning it. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and journal, 2015-07-20)
    MARCELLA, R. 2015. Being sorry and meaning it. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 20 July, page 2. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/634950/rita-marcella-sorry-meaning/
    There have been many high profile examples of companies getting it wrong when communicating with the world in the aftermath of a disaster.
  • 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 ...
  • Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. 

    Stephen, Audrey I.; Sheach Leith, Valerie; Macduff, Colin; Christie, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547, 2016-01-06)
    STEPHEN, A., SHEACH LEITH, V., MACDUFF, C. and CHRISTIE, S. 2015. Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. Bereavement care [online], 34(3), pages 103-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547
    When a family is grieving the loss of a member the consideration of post mortem is an additional concern. This study set out to explore how relatives are supported to give authorisation and throughout the post mortem ...
  • 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 (Robert Gordon University, 2009-06-22)
    BAXTER, G. 2009. The best-laid schemes: the provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK. Presented at the 2nd information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2009), 22-25 June 2009, Aberdeen, UK.
    This conference paper presented the main results of a study that examined the provision and accessibility of information relating to Scottish Government public consultation exercises. It discussed the accessibility and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bibliometric analysis as measure of long-term performance in pancreatic cancer research. 

    Turri, G.; Piccinini, A.; Zanini, Sara; Giovinazzo, F. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2016.02.237, 2016-04-19)
    TURRI, G., PICCININI, A., ZANINI, S. and GIOVINAZZO, F. 2016. Bibliometric analysis as measure of long-term performance in pancreatic cancer research. HPB [online], 18(Suppl 1), pages e101. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2016.02.237
    Introduction: Research on pancreatic cancer consists in basic, translational and clinical research. Bibliometric indexes as IF and H-Index have been proposed as measures of quality and performance for medical research. Our ...
  • The big BIM battle: BIM adoption in the UK for large and small companies. 

    Loveday, Jake; Kouider, Tahar; Scott, Jonathan R. (University of Alicante http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55250, 2016-05-31)
    LOVEDAY, J., KOUIDER, T. and SCOTT, J. 2016. The big BIM battle: BIM adoption in the UK for large and small companies. In Galiano Garrigos, A. and Kouider, T. (eds.), the Proceedings of the 6th international congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2016), Healthy buildings: innovation, design and technology, 12-14 May 2016, Alicante, Spain. Alicante: University of Alicante [online], pages 53-67. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55250
    As BIM adoption continues, the goal of a totally collaborative model with multiple contributors is attainable. Many initiatives such as the 2016 UK government level 2 BIM deadline are putting pressure on the construction ...
  • Bilateral central core and an expernal envelope and its impact on the thermal envelope and its impact on the thermal behaviour of individual self-construction housing in the city of Biskra. 

    Wafia, Merzougui; Azeddine, Belakehal; Bennadji, Amar (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2016.04.029, 2016-05-07)
    WAFIA, M., AZEDDINE, B. and BENNADJI, A. 2016. Bilateral central core and an expernal envelope and its impact on the thermal envelope and its impact on the thermal behaviour of individual self-construction housing in the city of Biskra. Procedia environmental sciences [online], 34, pages 328-335. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2016.04.029.
    The essence of architectural design rests upon in kind of manipulation between dualism central core and external envelope of any architectural composition; there are some compositions that are concerned with the external ...
  • 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 ...