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  • Challenges and recommendations for the design and conduct of global software engineering courses: a systematic review. 

    Clear, Tony; Beecham, Sarah; Barr, John; Daniels, Mats; McDermott, Roger; Oudshoorn, Michael; Savickaite, Airina; Noll, John (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/2858796.2858797, 2015-07-04)
    CLEAR, T., BEECHAM, S., BARR, J., DANIELS, M., MCDERMOTT, R., OUDSHOORN, M., SAVICKAITE, A. and NOLL, J. 2015. Challenges and recommendations for the design and conduct of global software engineering courses: a systematic review. In Proceedings of the Innovation and technology in computer science education on working group reports (ITiCSE-WGR '15), 4 - 8 July 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania. New York: ACM [online], pages 1-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2858796.2858797.
    Context: Global Software Engineering (GSE) has become the predominant form of software development for global companies and has given rise to a demand for students trained in GSE. In response, universities are developing ...
  • 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 for marketers in sustainable production and consumption. 

    Oates, Caroline J.; Alevizou, Panayiota J.; McDonald, Seonaidh (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/su8010075, 2016-01-13)
    OATES, C., ALEVIZOU, P. and MCDONALD, S. 2016. Challenges for marketers in sustainable production and consumption. Sustainability [online], 8(1), article 75. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su8010075.
    As one of the biggest issues facing today's global society, sustainability cuts across all areas of production and consumption and presents challenges for marketers who attempt to understand and incorporate sustainability ...
  • Challenges for social impact assessment in coastal regions: a case study of the Tomakomai CCS Demonstration Project. 

    Mabon, Leslie; Kita, Jun; Xue, Ziqiu (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.06.015, 2017-06-20)
    MABON, L., KITA, J. and XUE, Z. 2017. Challenges for social impact assessment in coastal regions: a case study of the Tomakomai CCS Demonstration Project. Marine policy [online], 83, pages 243-251. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.06.015
    This paper assesses challenges for social impact assessment (SIA) for coastal and offshore infrastructure projects, using the case study of the Tomakomai Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Demonstration Project in Hokkaido, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British Schools of Librarianship and Information Studies 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00242539810209122, 1998)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1998. Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British Schools of Librarianship and Information Studies. Library Review, 47 (3), pp. 52-59.
    This paper identifies six major challenges facing the information profession as the 'Information Society' emerges: assisting users to deal with information overload; the high level of technical skills required to manage ...
  • Challenges of infrastructure procurement in emerging economies and implications for economic development: a case study of Ghana. 

    Ankrah, Nii; Mante, Joseph; Ndekugri, Issaka (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/Real-Estate-Construction-and-Economic-Development-in-Emerging-Market-Economies/Abdulai-Obeng-Odoom-Ochieng-Maliene/p/book/9780415747899, 2015-11-09)
    ANKRAH, N., MANTE, J. and NDEKUGRI, I. 2015. Challenges of infrastructure procurement in emerging economies and implications for economic development: a case study of Ghana. In Abdulai, R.T., Obeng-Odoom, F., Ochieng, E. and Maliene, V. (eds.) Real estate, construction and economic development in emerging market economies. Oxon: Routledge, chapter 9, pages 174-201. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/Real-Estate-Construction-and-Economic-Development-in-Emerging-Market-Economies/Abdulai-Obeng-Odoom-Ochieng-Maliene/p/book/9780415747899
    Infrastructure comprises the physical facilities, institutions and organisational structures or the social and economic foundations for the operation of a society (UNCTAD, 2008). The World Bank (1994) defines infrastructure ...
  • Challenges to prosecutorial discretion. 

    Arnell, Paul; Sharp, Laura (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2016-07-29)
    ARNELL, P. and SHARP, L. 2016. Challenges to prosecutorial discretion. Scots law times [online], 21, pages 113-115. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk.
    Considers challenges to prosecutorial discretion in light of the ECtHR decision in Da Silva v United Kingdom (5878/08) on whether UK authorities had failed, under ECHR art.2, to conduct an effective investigation into the ...
  • Challenges, risks and benefits for SMEs. 

    Harty, James; Kouider, Tahar; Paterson, Graham J. (Routledge, 2015-11-23)
    HARTY, J., KOUIDER, T. and PATERSON, G. 2016. Challenges, risks and benefits for SMEs. In Harty, J., Kouider, T. and Paterson, G. Getting to grips with BIM: a guide for small and medium-sized architecture, engineering and construction firms. Abingdon: Routledge, chapter 8.
    The transition to a BIM collaborative working environment poses a number of challenges, risks as well as benefits for small and medium enterprises in the constructions sector as whole. The technology gap within the ...
  • Challenging digital inequalities: barriers and prospects. 

    Bonney, Norman; Komolafe, Olufemi; Tait, Elizabeth (Information Science Reference http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-056-1, 2008-12-31)
    BONNEY, N., KOMOLAFE, O. and TAIT, E. 2009. Challenging digital inequalities: barriers and prospects. In Lee, I. Electronic business: concepts, methodologies, tools and applications. London: Information Science Reference [online], chapter 7.4, pages 2014-2024. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-056-1
    There are substantial inequalities in access to and use of the Internet. These inequalities build on enduring social and economic inequalities that have themselves been rooted in previous rounds of the development of ...
  • chameleon 

    Buckley, Jim (2004)
    chameleon (2004) (artwork - installation), 'EcoMetro Exhibition', Gwangju biennale, Geumnamro-4 Station and a Subway Train, Gwangju, Korea.
  • Change and consolidation in the Nigerian banking industry: an exploration of two key Central Bank of Nigeria objectives. 

    Okafor, Chuma Emmanuel (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2012-02)
    In an attempt to correct economic shortfalls, authorities in Nigeria deployed consolidation as the main policy instrument in the 2004-2006 reform of the banking industry. The Central Bank of Nigeria drew lessons from ...
  • Changes in body composition after thermal injury in the rat. 

    Shamma, G. A. Al; Goll, C. C.; Baird, T. B.; Broom, John; Nicholas, G. A.; Richards, J. R. (Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/BJN19790126, 1979)
    SHAMMA, G. A. AL, GOLL. C. C., BAIRD, T. B., BROOM, J., NICHOLAS, G. A. and RICHARDS, J. R., 1979. Changes in body composition after thermal injury in the rat. British Journal of Nutrition, 42 (3), pp. 367-375.
    1. The effects on body composition, measured by direct techniques, of a controlled 25% body-surfacearea thermal injury have been studied in two groups of forty male Wistar rats. 2. The extent of weight loss in the animals ...
  • Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. 

    Bass, Julian M.; Heeks, Richard (City University of Hong Kong http://www.ejisdc.org/ojs2/index.php/ejisdc/article/view/856, 2011)
    BASS, J. M. and HEEKS, R., 2011. Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 48, pp. 1-39.
    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are diffusing rapidly into all African nations. Effective use of the new technology requires a step-change in local skill levels; including a step-change in ICT-related ...
  • The characterisation and identification of body fluid proteins for forensic purposes. 

    Vincini, Louisa (The Robert Gordon University Department of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2010-06)
    Advances in DNA technology have led to the extremely sensitive and rapid analysis methods used in forensic science. It can often be crucial to a criminal case to unequivocally identify the body fluid source of DNA. This ...
  • Characterisation of cysteamine prodrugs for the treatment of cystinosis and evaluation of liquid fill technology. 

    McCormick, John James (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2016-05)
    MCCORMICK, J.J. 2016. Characterisation of cysteamine prodrugs for the treatment of cystinosis and evaluation of liquid fill technology. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    Cystinosis is a rare, autosomal, recessive disease characterised by raised levels of the amino acid cystine in the cells of most organs in the body which can cause organ damage. The treatment involves the oral administration ...
  • Characterisation of inorganic composite ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification processes. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward (Trans Tech Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1102.99, 2015-05-01)
    OKON, E., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Characterisation of inorganic composite ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification processes. Advanced materials research, 1102, Coddet, C. (ed.) Selected papers from the 2015 international conference on metal, ceramic and composite materials (ICMCCM-2015), 24-25 January 2015, Shanghai, China. Pfaffikon, Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications [online], pages 99-102. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1102.99.
    The use of inorganic composite membranes in chemical industries has received a lot of attention more recently due to a number of exceptional advantages including thermal stability and robustness. Inorganic membranes can ...
  • Characteristics of electroluminescence phenomenon in virgin and thermally aged LDPE. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Abdul-Malek, Zulkurnain; Ahmad, H.; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (AIP Publishing, 2015)
    BANI, N.A., ABDUL-MALEK, Z. and AHMAD, H., 2015. Characteristics of electroluminescence phenomenon in virgin and thermally aged LDPE. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1674, 020005.
    High voltage cable requires a good insulating material such as low density polyethylene (LDPE) to be able to operate efficiently in high voltage stresses and high temperature environment. However, any polymeric material ...
  • Characterization of biomass combustion at high temperatures based on an upgraded single particle model. 

    Li, Jun; Paul, Manosh C.; Younger, Paul L.; Watson, Ian; Hossain, Mamdud; Welch, Stephen (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.027, 2015-10)
    LI, J., PAUL, M. C., YOUNGER, P. L., WATSON, I., HOSSAIN, M. and WELCH, S., 2015. Characterization of biomass combustion at high temperatures based on an upgraded single particle model. Applied Energy, 156, pp. 749-755.
    Biomass co-firing is becoming a promising solution to reduce CO2 emissions, due to its renewability and carbon neutrality. Biomass normally has high moisture and volatile contents, complicating its combustion behavior, ...
  • Characterization of synthesized polyurethane/montmorillonite nanocomposite foams. 

    Ansari, Farahnaz; Sachse, Sophia; Michalowski, S.; Kavosh, Masoud; Pielichowski, Krzysztof; Njuguna, James (IOP Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/64/1/012039, 2014)
    ANSARI, F., SACHSE, S., MICHALOWSKI, S., KAVOSH, M., PIELICHOWSKI, K. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. Characterization of synthesized polyurethane/montmorillonite nanocomposite foams. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 64, pp. 012039
    Nanophased hybrid composites based on polyurethane/montmorillonite (PU/MMT) have been fabricated. The nanocomposite which was formed by the addition of a polyol premix with 4,4'-diphenylmethane diisocyanate to obtain ...