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  • Advanced and extended scope practice of radiographers: the Scottish perspective. 

    Henderson, I.; Mathers, S. A.; McConnell, J.; Minnoch, D. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2015.12.002, 2015-12-28)
    HENDERSON, I., MATHERS, S.A., MCCONNELL, J. and MINNOCH, D., 2016. Advanced and extended scope practice of radiographers: the Scottish perspective. Radiography [online], Vol. 22(2), pp. 185-193. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2015.12.002
    Purpose The impact of changing roles, skill mix and a shortage of consultant radiologists on the profession of diagnostic radiography is not clearly understood in Scotland although the anecdotal perspective suggests the ...
  • Aerobic interval exercise improves parameters of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and other alterations of metabolic syndrome in obese Zucker rats. 

    Kapravelou, Garyfallia; Martinez, Rosario; Andrade, Ana M.; Nebot, Elena; Camiletti-Moiron, Daniel; Aparicio, Virginia A.; Lopez-Jurado, Maria; Aranda, Pilar; Arrebola, Francisco; Fernandez-Segura, Eduardo; Bermano, Giovanna; Goua, Marie; Galisteo, Milagros; Porres, Jesus M. (NRC Research Press https://dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2015-0141, 2015-08-14)
    KAPRAVELOU, G., MARTINEZ, R., ANDRADE, A.M., NEBOT, E., CAMILETTI-MOIRON, D., APARICIO, V.A., LOPEZ-JURADO, M., ARANDA, P., ARREBOLA, F., FERNANDEZ-SEGURA, E., BERMANO, G., GOUA, M., GALISTEO, M. and PORRES, J.M. 2015. Aerobic interval exercise improves parameters of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and other alterations of metabolic syndrome in obese Zucker rats. Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism [online], 40(12), pages 1242-1252. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2015-0141
    Metabolic syndrome (MS) is a group of metabolic alterations that increase the susceptibility to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has been described as the liver manifestation of ...
  • Aesthetic experience and action in participatory art. 

    Wallace, Christopher (The Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2008-02)
    The purpose of this study is to explore the diverse ways that aesthetic experience is tested by participatory art. The study will show the part played by participatory action in changing the conditions in which aesthetic ...
  • Aesthetics and ethics of working in public art: Seminar 1, a summary of the discussion. 

    Douglas, Anne (Robert Gordon University. http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007)
    DOUGLAS, A., 2007. Aesthetics and ethics of working in public art: Seminar 1, a summary of the discussion. In: Working in Public Seminar series: Art, Practice and Policy. 2007. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The hunch behind Working in Public is that art now exists in the public sphere in unprecedented ways. Working in Public aims therefore to open up greater uncertainty in what we think art is and to provoke more thoughtful ...
  • After the fall: developing a conceptual script-based model of shame in narratives of entrepreneurs in crisis! 

    Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01443331111104823, 2011)
    SMITH, R. and MCELWEE, G., 2011. After the fall: developing a conceptual script-based model of shame in narratives of entrepreneurs in crisis! International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 31 (1/2), pp. 91-109.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of shame in entrepreneurship. Extant research in relation to the entrepreneurial process has tended to concentrate upon the entrepreneur as hero and other ...
  • Agile method tailoring in distributed enterprises: product owner teams. 

    Bass, Julian M. (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2013.27, 2013-08)
    BASS, J. M., 2013. Agile method tailoring in distributed enterprises: product owner teams. In: ICGSE 2013: 2013 IEEE 8th international Conference on Global Software Engineering. 26-29 August 2013. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE. Pp. 154-163.
    This paper explores practitioner descriptions of agile method tailoring in large-scale offshore or outsourced enterprise projects. Specifically, tailoring of the product owner role is discussed. The product owner ...
  • Alcohol and nicotine use during pregnancy: its nature, occurrence and consequences. 

    Duncan, Eilidh Mairi (Robert Gordon University School of Applied Social Studies, 2010-10)
    This PhD project investigated the nature, occurrence , and consequences of alcohol and nicotine use during pregnancy. The main objective bieng to identify those at risk of continued alcohol and nicotine use, to determine ...
  • Alcohol: through our eyes; young people’s representations of drinking in Scotland. 

    Hackett, Charlie; Seaman, Pete; Edgar, Fiona (Glasgow Centre for Population Health http://www.gcph.co.uk/assets/0000/3174/Book_final_version.pdf, 2012-03)
    HACKETT, C., SEAMAN, P. and EDGAR, F., 2012. Alcohol: through our eyes; young people’s representations of drinking in Scotland. Glasgow: Glasgow Centre for Population Health.
    This book is based on a research project that explored how young men and women use alcohol as they move from their mid teens through to their late twenties. This period of life is sometimes referred to as ‘the transition ...
  • All of your co-workers are gone: story, substance, and the empathic puzzler. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. http://www.gamescriticism.org/articles/heronbelford-2-1, 2015-01)
    HERON, M. J. and BELFORD, P. H., 2015. All of your co-workers are gone: story, substance, and the empathic puzzler. Journal of Games Criticism, 2 (1)
    Narrative games such as The Walking Dead, Gone Home, Dear Esther and The Stanley Parable are difficult to situate into the general framework of game genres that are popularly, albeit informally, understood by mainstream ...
  • Alterations in the macronutrient content of the diet and the effects on body composition, cardiovascular disease risk and the control of energy metabolism in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. 

    Gryka, Anna (Robert Gordon University Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology, 2011-10)
    Background/Objective: Several studies have shown that a low carbohydrate diet (LCHOD) can improve glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes (T2DM). The objective of the current study was to compare two ways of administration ...
  • Altering a fixed identity: thinking through improvisation. 

    Douglas, Anne (University of Guelph http://www.criticalimprov.com/article/view/2122, 2012)
    DOUGLAS, A., 2012. Altering a fixed identity: thinking through improvisation. Critical Studies in Improvisation. [online] 8 (2). Available from: http://www.criticalimprov.com/issue/view/158 [Accessed 18 August 2014]
    "Replacing artist with player as if adopting an alias is a way of altering a fixed identity. And a changed identity is a principle of mobility, of going from one place to another…" (Kaprow, Essays on the Blurring of Art ...
  • An alternative design for electrostatically accelerated ion beam fusion. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Gerrard, Claire E. (British Interplanetary Society http://www.jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2015.68.336, 2015-11-01)
    MACLEOD, C. and GERRARD, C.E., 2015. An alternative design for electrostatically accelerated ion beam fusion. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society [online], Vol 68 (11), pp. 336-341. Available from: http://www.jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2015.68.336
    Inertial Electrostatic Confinement (IEC) is an alternative approach to nuclear fusion which uses electrostatically accelerated ions instead of hot plasmas. The best known device that utilises the principle is the ...
  • Alternative strategies for security labelling/encoding of paper and plastic products. 

    Officer, Simon J. (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2005-04)
    A literature and patent review of current optical security techniques has been carried out and identified a need in the market for an improved optical security label to rival molecular fluorescent dyes. The label proposed ...
  • Ambivalence and ambiguity in social enterprise: narratives about values in reconciling purpose and practices. 

    Diochon, Monica; Anderson, Alistair R. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11365-010-0161-0, 2011-03)
    DIOCHON, M. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2011. Ambivalence and ambiguity in social enterprise: narratives about values in reconciling purpose and practices. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 7 (1), pp. 93-109
    Social enterprises are unusual change organizations; typically their purpose is to bring about change to improve social well-being. Yet they do so in unusual ways. Traditional entrepreneurs generate social value as a ...
  • An analysis of age, technology usage, and cognitive characteristics within information retrieval tasks. 

    Crabb, Michael; Hanson, Vicki L. (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2856046, 2016-05)
    CRABB, M. and HANSON, V.L. 2016. An analysis of age, technology usage, and cognitive characteristics within information retrieval tasks. ACM transactions on accessible computing (TACCESS) [online], 8(3), article number 10. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2856046
    This work presents two studies that aim to discover whether age can be used as a suitable metric for distinguishing performance between individuals or if other factors can provide greater insight. Information retrieval ...
  • Analysis of collaborative design and decision making through argumentation applied for pre-BIM stages. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Toniolo, A. (WIT Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2495/BIM150191, 2015-09)
    LEON, M. and TONIOLO, A., 2015. Analysis of collaborative design and decision making through argumentation applied for pre-BIM stages. In: L. MAHJOUBI, C. A. BREBBIA and R. LAING, eds. Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations. Southampton: WIT Press. Pp. 217-228.
    The early design stages are the most vital for the development of the design of a building project and the decisions taken during these steps are significant for the further progress of the project, regarding aspects like ...
  • An analysis of eParticipation in Scottish local authorities 

    Tait, Elizabeth (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-03)
    Consulting the public in policy making is a statutory obligation for Scottish local authorities but ‘traditional’ forms of public participation such as public meetings are not considered to be effective for engaging a ...
  • Analysis of indoor climate and occupants' behaviour in traditional Scottish dwellings. 

    Herrera-Gutierrez-Avellanosa, Daniel; Bennadji, Amar (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.046, 2015-12-30)
    GUTIERREZ-AVELLANOSA, D.H. and BENNADJI, A., 2013. Analysis of indoor climate and occupants’ behaviour in traditional Scottish dwellings. Energy Procedia, Vol. 78, pp. 639-644.
    Due to the relevance of the internal boundary conditions and the lack of specific data for the Scottish context, an exploration of the internal environment of traditional dwellings is needed. In this study the indoor climate ...
  • Analysis of legal protection of victims of discrimination and harassment and development of strategies for reform. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Robert Gordon University Department of Law, 2006)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2004. Sex and race discrimination. In: M. SARGEANT. Discrimination law. Pearson Longman. pp. 73-107
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S. and HAY, O., 2003. Bullying in the workplace: the case for legal redress? Irish Law Times 21 (17), 21 (18) and 21 (19)
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2003. Fashion victims, dress to conform to the norm, or else? Comparative analysis of legal protection against employers' appearance codes in the United Kingdom and the United States. International Journal of Discrimination and Law, 6, pp. 69-102
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2003. The legal liability of employers for trainees. Journal of Education and Law, 15 (2/3), pp. 115-133
     
    DUFFY, A. and MIDDLEMISS, S., 2002. Comparative analysis of vicarious liability of employers in harassment cases in the United Kingdom and the United States. Common Law World Review, 31 (3), pp. 254-285
     
    BUSBY, N. and MIDDLEMISS, S., 2001. The equality deficit: legal protection for homosexuals and lesbians in employment? Gender, Work and Organisation, 8(4), pp. 387-410
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2001. Back to square one: The Secretary of State for Defence v McDonald (2001) IRLR 431 and the legal protection against discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation. Scottish Law Practice Quarterly, October.
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2000. "Shall I compare thee?" The legal dilemma, choice of comparators in discrimination cases. International Journal of Discrimination and Law, 4, pp. 293-317
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1999. Comparators in disability discrimination cases. Scottish Law & Practice Quarterly, 4 (20, pp. 151-153
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1998. Employers's liability for non-employees. Institute of Occupational Safely and Health Journal, 2(10, pp. 15-27
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1999. Casenote: Smith v Gardner Merchant (1998) IRLR 510. Juridical Review, 17, pp. 134-137
     
    MAYS, R., WATSON, J. and MIDDLEMISS, S., 1997. Every breath you take, every move you make ... : Scots law; the Protection from Harassment Act, 1997, the problem of stalking in Scotland. Juridical Review, 6, pp. 331-354
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1997. Civil remedies for victims of sexual harassment: delictual actions. Juridical Review, 4, pp. 241-249
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2001. Substantive relief for victims of abuse? The Protection from Abuse (Scotland) Act 2001. Scots Law Times, Issue 10, pp. 324-327
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2000. Mutuality of obligation; the contractual imperative in employment law? Scottish Law Gazette 68 (3), pp. 79-83
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2000. Aiding a discriminatory act of the employer, (AM v WC and SPF (1999) IRLR 410). Scots Law Times, Issue 1, pp. 1-4
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1998. Tower boot revisited: the impact continues. Scottish Law Gazette, 66 (4), pp 180-181
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1997. Statutory control of harassment: the implications for employment. Green's Employment Law Bulletin, 19 (June)
     
    MAYS, R. and MIDDLEMISS, S., 1997. The common law and statutory concepts of vicarious liability: the parting of the ways? Scots Law Times, March 28, pp. 95-97
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1997. The legal protection for victims of sexual harassment: the contractual dimension. Scots Law Times, February 7, pp. 37-40
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1996. Gender neutral conduct is sex discrimination. Green's Employment Law Bulletin, December.
     
  • An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010. 

    Shuai, Ziying (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2015)
    In the new millennium the Scottish government has been seeking effective practice developments in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (NMAHPs) through setting up numerous policy initiatives to improve patient ...