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  • Control of surface interactions with ultra-violet/ozone modification at polystyrene surface. 

    Liang, He (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2014-01)
    Surface interactions and reactivity are of critical importance in current biomedical technologies, for example, satisfactory cell attachment and long term viability are essential for optimal in vitro tissue culture and for ...
  • Convergence across Kazakhstan regions. 

    Turganbayev, Yerken (Robert Gordon University Department of Management., 2013-03)
    The issue of regional economic disparities is important for the Republic of Kazakhstan, which is going through a transition period from a planned socialist system to a market-based economy. This presents a large number of ...
  • Conversational mapping: revaluing the social aspects of art. 

    Gausden, Caroline; Smith, Helen (Hyperrhiz http://hyperrhiz.io/hyperrhiz12/conversing-with-maps/3-gausden-smith-conversational-mapping.html, 2015-08)
    GAUSDEN, C. and SMITH, H. 2015. Conversational mapping: revaluing the social aspects of art. Hyperrhiz: new media cultures [online], 12. Available from: http://hyperrhiz.io/hyperrhiz12/conversing-with-maps/3-gausden-smith-conversational-mapping.html
    This submission, part audio, part text continues a dialogue between artist Helen Smith and critical theorist Caroline Gausden delivered at the 2014 Mapping Culture Conference in Coimbra, which compared two distinct geographies ...
  • Coordinated reasoning with inference fusion. 

    Hu, Bo; Compatangelo, Ernesto; Arana, Ines (IOS Press, 2002-09)
    HU, B., COMPATANGELO, E. and ARANA, I. 2002. Coordinated reasoning with inference fusion. In: E. DAMIANI, R. J. HOWLETT, L. C. JAIN and N. ICHALKARANJE, eds. Knowledge-based intelligent information engineering systems and allied technologies. Proceedings of KES 2002. 16-18 September 2002, Crema, Italy. Pp. 156-160.
    We discuss a new approach which uses inference fusion, i.e. the cooperative reasoning from distributed heterogeneous inference systems, in order to extend the scope of deductions based on description logics. More ...
  • Corporate criminal liability in the United Kingdom: determining the appropriate mechanism of imputation. 

    Nana, Constantine Ntsanyu (The Robert Gordon University Department of Law, 2009-09)
    The objectives of this thesis are twofold: firstly, demonstrate that the string of contradictions stretching across substantive and procedural corporate criminal law may be avoided if courts refer to an appropriate ...
  • The corporate reputation of Islamic banks: a measurement scale. 

    Almahy, Jaafer A. M.; Al-Sahn, Farid; Beloucif, Ahmed (Canadian Center of Science and Education http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ijms.v6n6p91, 2014-12)
    ALMAHY, J. A. M., AL-SAHN, F. and BELOUCIF, A., 2014. The corporate reputation of Islamic banks: a measurement scale. International Journal of Marketing Studies, 6 (6), pp. 91-103.
    During the last few years, the concept of corporate reputation has received considerable attention from marketing academics and practitioners alike. This is not surprising in view of the concept enormous practical ...
  • Correlation among physical and electrochemical behaviour of nanostructured electrolytic maganese dioxide from leach liquor and synthetic for aqueous asymmetric capacitor. 

    Sundaram, Manickam Minakshi; Biswal, Avijit; Mitchell, David; Jones, Rob; Fernandez, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5CP07141K, 2016-01-19)
    SUNDARAM, M.M., BISWAL, A., MITCHELL, D., JONES, R. and FERNANDEZ, C., 2016. Correlation among physical and electrochemical behaviour of nanostructured electrolytic manganese dioxide from leach liquor and synthetic for aqueous asymmetric capacitor. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics [online], 18(6), pp. 4711-4720. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5CP07141K
    An attempt has been made to correlate the differences in structural parameters, surface areas, morphology etc. with the electrochemical capacitive behaviour of the EMDs. The nanostructured electrolytic manganese dioxides ...
  • Cost modelling to support optimised selection of the end of life options for automotive components. 

    Xu, Yuchun; Sanchez, Jorge Fernandez; Njuguna, James (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-014-5804-9, 2014-07)
    XU, Y, SANCHEZ, J. F. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. Cost modelling to support optimised selection of the end of life options for automotive components. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Volume 73 (1-4), pp. 399-407.
    In automotive sector, the End-of-Life components, especially the uni-material components e.g. steel, plastics etc., traditionally normally go to material recycling. However, this conventional disposing approach has nowadays ...
  • The cost of decommissioning: government and industry attempts at addressing decommissioning liabilities. 

    Moller, Leon (MARIS B.V. www.ogel.org/article.asp?key=2622, 2007-11)
    MOLLER, L., 2007. The cost of decommissioning: government and industry attempts at addressing decommissioning liabilities. OGEL: Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence. [online] OGEL 4 (2007) Available from: www.ogel.org [Accessed 15 April 2014]
    A comment on the recent UK government consultation process and the launching of the industry Decommissioning Cost Provision Deed (DCPD)
  • The cost of kindness: voluntary workers and intern's rights under employment law. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (International Legal Platform., 2014)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2014. The cost of kindness: voluntary workers and intern's rights under employment law. International Journal of Business Law, 1, pp. 130-149.
    This article involves analysis of the employment rights of voluntary workers in the United Kingdom or more appropriately, their absence of rights. To emphasize the nature and extent of the problem for volunteers, a review ...
  • Craft connexity: developing a sustainable model for future craft education. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Press, Mike; McKillop, Chris (Robert Gordon University. http://www.challengingcraft.org/, 2004-09)
    MALINS, J., PRESS, M. and MCKILLOP, C., 2004. Craft connexity: developing a sustainable model for future craft education. In: G. BURNETT, ed. Challenging Craft: International Conference 8th – 10th September 2004. Aberdeen. Robert Gordon University.
    “Craft is an anachronism – discuss …” Some twenty-five years ago, on applying for a place at a college of art to study ceramics, Julian was asked to write an essay on the above topic. Naturally he was keen to impress ...
  • Craft, souvenirs and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland. 

    Peach, Andrea (Oxford University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epm015, 2007-09)
    PEACH, A., 2007. Craft, souvenirs and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland. Journal of Design History, 20 (3), pp. 243-257
    This article explores the relationship between craft, national identity and the souvenir in 1970 Scotland. Britain experienced a revival of craft practice generally in 1970s’ Scotland, but this paper argues that what ...
  • CRC general comment 14 on the right of the child to have his or her best interests taken as a primary consideration. 

    Ross, Hamish (Round Hall, 2013)
    ROSS, H., 2013. CRC general comment 14 on the right of the child to have his or her best interests taken as a primary consideration. Irish Journal of Family Law, 16 (4), pp. 110-114.
  • CRC general comments on children’s health, impact of the business sector and the right to rest, leisure and play. 

    Wallace, Rebecca M. M.; Martin-Ortega, Olga; Ross, Hamish (Round Hall, 2013)
    WALLACE, R. M. M., MARTIN-ORTEGA, O. and ROSS, H., 2013. CRC general comments on children’s health, impact of the business sector and the right to rest, leisure and play. Irish Journal of Family Law, 6 (2), pp. 35-40.
  • Creating connections: an investigation into the first year experience of undergraduate nursing students. 

    Taylor, Ruth Fiona (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2009-03)
    OVERVIEW OF THE THESIS The aim of the research is to explore the first year experiences of two groups of undergraduate student nurses. The research takes a holistic approach to the investigation of the first year experience. ...
  • Creating sparks: comparing search results using discriminatory search term word co-occurrence to facilitate serendipity in the enterprise. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh; Burnett, Simon M. (World Scientific Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219649215500070, 2015-04)
    CLEVERLEY, P. H. and BURNETT, S., 2015. Creating sparks: comparing search results using discriminatory search term word co-occurrence to facilitate serendipity in the enterprise. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 14 (01), 1550007.
    Categories or tags that appear in faceted search interfaces which are representative of an information item, rarely convey unexpected or non-obvious associated concepts buried within search results. No prior research has ...
  • CRIB – the use of cardiac rehabilitation services to aid the recovery of patients with bowel cancer: a pilot randomised controlled trial (RCT) with embedded feasibility study. 

    Munro, Julie; Adams, Richard; Campbell, Anna; Campbell, Sandra; Donaldson, Cam; Godwin, Jan; Haw, Sally; Kidd, Lisa; Lane, Chrissie; Leslie, Stephen J.; Mason, Helen; Mutrie, Nanette; O'Carroll, Ronan; Taylor, Cara; Treweek, Shaun; Watson, Angus; Hubbard, Gill (BMJ Publishing Group http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004684, 2014-02)
    MUNRO, J., ADAMS, R., CAMPBELL, A., CAMPBELL, S., DONALDSON, C., GODWIN, J., HAW, S., KIDD, L., LANE, C., LESLIE, S. J., MASON, H., MUTRIE, N., O’CARROLL, R., TAYLOR, C., TREWEEK, S., WATSON, A. and HUBBARD, G., 2014. CRIB – the use of cardiac rehabilitation services to aid the recovery of patients with bowel cancer: a pilot randomised controlled trial (RCT) with embedded feasibility study. BMJ Open, 4 (2), e004684
    Introduction: Patients with colorectal cancer report ongoing physical and psychological impairments and a high proportion of these patients are overweight, insufficiently active and high-risk drinkers, putting them at ...
  • Crimes against the foetus: the rights and wrongs of protecting the unborn. 

    Christie, Sarah (Round Hall., 2006)
    CHRISTIE, S., 2006. Crimes against the foetus: the rights and wrongs of protecting the unborn. Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland, 12 (2), pp. 65-76.
  • Criminal entrepreneurship, white-collar criminality, and neutralization theory. 

    Gottschalk, Petter; Smith, Robert (Emerald Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17506201111177334, 2011)
    GOTTSCHALK, P. and SMITH, R., 2011. Criminal entrepreneurship, white-collar criminality, and neutralization theory. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, 5 (4), pp. 300-308.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to apply neutralization theory to white-collar criminals to discuss criminal entrepreneurship. Design/methodology/approach – The theoretical framework of neutralization techniques ...
  • The crisis of management and the role of organizational communication. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Hargie, Owen (Routledge, 2004)
    TOURISH, D. and HARGIE, O., 2004. The crisis of management and the role of organizational communication. In: D. TOURISH and O. HARGIE, eds. Key issues in organizational communication. London: Routledge. pp. 1-16
    What does the future hold for the theory and practice of management? What role, if any, is there for organisational communication in these deliberations? Exactly which aspects of communication contribute centrally to the ...