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  • The development and evaluation of a holistic approach to obesity management for primary care nurses. 

    Brown, Jennifer E. (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2008-08)
    The prevalence of obesity (BMI≥30kg/m²) in the Scottish population is rising at an alarming pace. The health implications for those affected and the lack of sustained success in treatment, demands that new strategies be ...
  • Development and evaluation of a nurse-led, tailored stroke self-management intervention. 

    Kidd, Lisa; Lawrence, Maggie; Booth, Jo; Rowat, Anne; Russell, Sian (BioMed Central http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-015-1021-y, 2015-09)
    KIDD, L., LAWRENCE, M., BOOTH, J., ROWAT, A. and RUSSELL, S., 2015. Development and evaluation of a nurse-led, tailored stroke self-management intervention. BMC Health Services Research, 15, 359
    Background: Community nurses are well placed to promote and support stroke survivors to engage in self-management. The aim of this study was to develop a stroke self-management intervention that could be tailored towards ...
  • Development and evaluation of oral solid dosage forms for colonic delivery of drugs for the treatment of cystinosis. 

    Ibie, Chidinma O. (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2010-10)
    Modified release multiparticulate pellets have been produced by the process of extrusion and spheronisation for colon-targeted delivery of cystamine, a cysteamine derivative. Orally ingested cysteamine formulations used ...
  • The development and implementation of business simulations in higher education in the United Kingdom. 

    Doonga, Nitin (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2013-12)
    This thesis is a study of the development and implementation of business simulations/games in United Kingdom Higher Education institutions. The research takes an holistic approach and examines the topic from the perspective ...
  • The development and promotion of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) within the UK 

    Copeland, Susan; Penman, Andrew (Routledge 10.1080/13614570412331311978, 2004-05)
    COPELAND, S. and PENMAN, A., 2004. The development and promotion of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) within the UK. New Review of Information Networking, Volume 10 (1)pp. 19-32
    This paper considers recent ETD-related activity in the UK within the broader international context. It concentrates, in particular, on the work of the Electronic Theses project consortium that is led by The Robert Gordon ...
  • Development and testing of a design proctocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concepts stages with application to the built environment. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Laing, Richard Alexander; Malins, Julian Paul; Salman, Huda Shakir (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2014.11.011, 2014)
    LEON, M., LAING, R., MALINS, J., SALMAN, H., 2014. Development and testing of a design proctocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concepts stages with application to the built environment. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 22, pp. 108-119.
    Effective collaboration and maximum effort from stakeholders during the feasibility and concept design stages in architecture provide the greatest potential for added value for the overall success of a building project, ...
  • Development and testing of thin composite palladium membrane for membrane fuel cell processors. 

    Chen, Chee Chong (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2010-09)
    The Palladium (Pd) based membranes have long been the focus of studies for the separation of hydrogen due to its high permeability and selectivity toward hydrogen. However, palladium is a precious metal and extremely ...
  • Development of a computer mediated multidisciplinary design protocol and its application to the early architectural design stages. 

    Leon, Marianthi (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2015-05)
    Effective multidisciplinary design collaboration and increased effort during the feasibility and early design stages in architecture provide the greatest potential for added value and overall success of a built environment ...
  • Development of a doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor. 

    Adams, Morgan; Skillen, Nathan; McCullagh, Cathy; Robertson, Peter K. J. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2012.10.008, 2013-02)
    ADAMS, M., SKILLEN, N., MCCULLAGH, C. and AL-KHATIB, S. and ROBERTSON, P. K. J., 2013. Development of a doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 130, pp. 99-105.
    This paper describes a novel doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor which has been developed for use with liquid, vapour or gas phase media. In designing photocatalytic reactors measuring active ...
  • The development of a model of information seeking behaviour of students in higher education when using internet search engines. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2006-03)
    This thesis develops a model of Web information seeking behaviour of postgraduate students with a specific focus on Web search engines' use. It extends Marchionini's eight stage model of information seeking, geared towards ...
  • The development of a national heritage policy for libraries and book collections of country houses. 

    Reid, Peter H. (The Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 1999-03)
    This work examines the country house libraries of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Hitherto this is an area largely overlooked both in terms of librarianship and social history. The first part of the thesis examines ...
  • Development of a novel single-phase auto-reclosing scheme for distribution network with integrated distributed generation. 

    Tan, Sock Fua (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2010-06)
    According to G59 recommendation, the common practice adopted by utilities in the UK is to disconnect Distributed generators (DGs) immediately once a network fault is detected to prevent islanding operation and disruption ...
  • Development of a risk response model to handle delays of construction projects in the United Arab Emirates. 

    Motaleb, Omayma Hashim (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment., 2014-05)
    Due to the complex nature of construction projects, delay risks are more widespread in the construction sector than elsewhere. This poses a problem for the industry, since it is already at risk because of the recent global ...
  • Development of an innovative and environmentally sustainable solid waste stream treatment process. 

    Ramachandran, Vinod (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2010-11)
    Oily sludges and oil contaminated solid wastes are generated from various sources such as from a) interceptors in petrol stations, automobile garages and rail service stations b) tank oil bottoms from crude oil storage ...
  • The development of analytical methods to elucidate the chemical forms of Cu, Zn, Cd and Pb in soil contaminated by sewage sludge and other effluents. 

    Park, John Scott (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1990-07)
    The contents of this thesis describes the development of an analytical method to determine the chemical speciation of heavy metals in soils contaminted by sewage sludge and distillery wastes. Chapter one serves as an ...
  • The development of condition monitoring strategies and techniques appropriate to mechanical structures. 

    Drummond, Gordon (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2004-11)
    DRUMMOND, G. R., WATSON, J. F. and TAYLOR, R. M., 2001. The non destructive evalution of wire ropes - utilizing acoustic emission techniques. In: Fleet maintenance symposium. San Diego.
     
    DRUMMOND, G. R., FRASER, K. F., LITTLE, J. L., WATSON, J. F. and CAMPBELL, P., 2002. Assessing the structural integrity of crane booms using acoustic emission. In: 25th European Conference on Acoustic Emission Testing. Prague.
     
    DRUMMOND, G. R., MILLS, C. J., WATSON, J. F. and WALTER, T., 2003. Using wide band acoustic emission to determine the condition of rolling element bearings. In: 57th meeting of MFPT Society: Impact of prognostics on organisational success. Virginia Beach.
     
    DRUMMOND, G. R., CAMPBELL, M. and WATSON, J. F., 2003. Talking structures. In: International Conference of Maintenance Societies. Perth, Australia.
     
    DRUMMOND, G. R., 2004. Assessing the structural performance of cranes. In: 9th North Sea Offshore Cranes Conference. Aberdeen.
     
    DRUMMOND, G. R. and WATSON, J. F., 2004. An investigation into the comparison of maintenance strategies past, present and future by enhancing periodic proof testing with acoustic emission to generate reliable through life structural integrity assurance. In: 26th European Conference on Acoustic Emission Testing. Berlin.
     
    Recent legislation, LOLER, removed the compulsion of periodical proof testing of lifting equipment to ascertain its "fitness for purpose". It has become the responsibility of a competent person to assess equipment's ...
  • Development of consensus guidance to facilitate service redesign around pharmacist prescribing in UK hospital practice. 

    Tonna, Antonella P.; McCaig, Dorothy; Diack, Lesley; West, Bernice J. M.; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer Netherlands http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-014-9996-8, 2014-10)
    TONNA, A., MCCAIG, D., DIACK, L., WEST, B. and STEWART, D., 2014. Development of consensus guidance to facilitate service redesign around pharmacist prescribing in UK hospital practice. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 36 (5), pp. 1069-1076.
    Background The last decade has seen a drive towards non-medical prescribing in the United Kingdom (UK). However, there is a dearth of any published literature on applying the principles of service redesign to support ...
  • Development of dithizone based fibre optic evanescent wave sensor for heavy metal ion detection in aqueous environments. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pollard, Pat (IOP Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/450/1/012011, 2013-09)
    BHAVSAR, K., PRABHU, R. and POLLARD, P., 2013. Development of dithizone based fibre optic evanescent wave sensor for heavy metal ion detection in aqueous environments. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 450, 012011.
    Detection of highly toxic heavy metal ions requires rapid, simple, sensitive and selective detection methods in the environment. Optical fibre based sensing facilitates the remote, continuous and in-situ detection ...
  • Development of novel nutrapharmaceuticals combining the anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of n-3 fatty acids with a nitric oxide donor - a potential new preventative strategy for heart disease. 

    Rowell, Owen (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2011-11)
    Atherosclerosis is a cardiovascular disease which forms plaques which narrow the arteries, restricting blood flow and thus increasing blood pressure. As this can lead to more serious conditions, such as myocardial infarction, ...
  • The development of strategies for interdisciplinary collaboration from within the visual arts. 

    Scopa, Karen (The Robert Gordon University The Centre for Research in Art and Design, Gray's School of Art, 2003-07)
    The current cultural climate is stimulating an increasing interest in, and need for, collaboration throughout many fields of practice. Collaborative methods of art production are evident across a range of contemporary ...