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  • 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 ...
  • Change in nephrometry scoring in small renal masses (<4cm) on active surveillance: preliminary observations from Tayside Active Surveillance Cohort (TASC) study. 

    Khan, Mohammed Hassan; Zhang, Wanzhe; Paterson, Catherine; Szewczyk-Bieda, Magda; Lang, Stephen; Nabi, Ghulam (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2018.02.001, 2018-03-06)
    KHAN, M.H., ZHANG, W., PATERSON, C., SZEWCZYK-BIEDA, M., LANG, S. and NABI, G. 2018. Change in nephrometry scoring in small renal masses (<4cm) on active surveillance: preliminary observations from Tayside Active Surveillance Cohort (TASC) study. Academic radiology [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2018.02.001
    Rationale and Objectives: - Prediction of growth, in particular knowing the possibility of aggressive cancer in small renal masses on active surveillance, remains poorly understood. The study was designed to determine ...
  • 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 ...
  • Changes in out of home care and permanence planning among young children in Scotland, 2003 to 2017. 

    Woods, Ruth; Henderson, Gillian
    WOODS, R. and HENDERSON, G. [2018]. Changes in out of home care and permanence planning among young children in Scotland, 2003 to 2017. Adoption and fostering [online], (accepted).
    UK policy has increasingly promoted early intervention and permanence planning for children who experience, or are at risk of experiencing, abuse or neglect, raising the question of whether these practices have actually ...
  • 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 illicit ecstasy and diazepam tablets by colorant identification. 

    Sharrenbroch, L.; Tough, Ann; Matthews, Kerr H. (Royal Society of Chemistry https://doi.org/10.1039/c7ay02921g, 2018-04-28)
    SHARRENBROCH, L., TOUGH, A. and MATTHEWS, K.H. 2018. Characterisation of illicit ecstasy and diazepam tablets by colorant identification. Analytical methods [online], 10(17), pages 2048-2055. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/c7ay02921g
    Ecstasy and diazepam are two commonly abused drugs with a high potential for dependence. They are typically available as oral tablets that contain both the drug and other bulk components (excipients). Compositional knowledge ...
  • 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 hydroxyapatite layer on AISI 316L stainless steel. 

    Hlinka, Josef; Lasek, Stanislav; Siostrzonek, Rene; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Tanger Ltd https://www.metal2018.com/en/proceedings-metal-2017/, 2017-01-31)
    HLINKA, J., LASEK, S., SIOSTRZONEK, R. and FAISAL, N. 2017. Characterization of hydroxyapatite layer on AISI 316L stainless steel. In Proceedings of the 26th international metallurgy and materials conference (METAL 2017), 24-26 May 2017, Brno, Czech Republic. Ostrava: Tanger Ltd [online], pages 1292-1297. Available from: https://www.metal2018.com/en/proceedings-metal-2017/
    Bioactive coatings can be divided into two main groups - organic and inorganic coatings. Hydroxyapatite (HA) is well known as one of inorganic part of mammal's bone structure and is highly recommended for use in implantology. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Characterizing pure high-order entanglements in lexical semantic spaces via information geometry. 

    Hou, Yuexian; Song, Dawei (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-00834-4_20, 2009-04)
    HOU, Y., and SONG, D., 2009. Characterizing pure high-order entanglements in lexical semantic spaces via information geometry. In: P. BRUZA et al., eds. Quantum Interaction: Third International Symposium,QI 2009, Saarbrucken, Germany, March 2009, Proceedings. 25-27 March. Berlin: Springer. pp. 237-250.
    An emerging topic in Quantuam Interaction is the use of lexical semantic spaces, as Hilbert spaces, to capture the meaning of words. There has been some initial evidence that the phenomenon of quantum entanglement exists ...
  • Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Tourish, Naheed (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1742715005057671, 2005-11)
    TOURISH, D. and VATCHA, N., 2005. Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse. Leadership 1(4), pp. 455-480
    Enron stands out as one of the most spectacular failures in business history. Thus far, most attention has been focused on its accountancy practices. This paper, by contrast, explores its internal culture and the leadership ...
  • Charles Booth: the examination of poverty. 

    Spicker, Paul (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.1990.tb00322.x, 1990-05)
    SPICKER, P., 1990. Charles Booth: the examination of poverty. Social Policy and Administration, 24 (1), pp. 21-38.
    Charles Booth's studies of poverty are widely misrepresented in the literature of social policy. His work is commonly bracketed with Rowntree's, but his methods were quite different. His definition of poverty was explicitly ...
  • Charting disaster recovery via Google Street View: a social science perspective on challenges raised by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. 

    Mabon, Leslie (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13753-016-0087-4, 2016-06-22)
    MABON, L. 2016. Charting disaster recovery via Google Street View: a social science perspective on challenges raised by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. International journal of disaster risk science [online], 7(2), pages 175-185. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13753-016-0087-4
    There is increasing interest in using Google Street View (GSV) for research purposes, particularly with regard to “virtually auditing” the built environment to assess environmental quality. Research in this field to date ...
  • Children's use of multiple categorisations in practice in a multicultural setting. 

    Woods, Ruth
    WOODS, R. 2017. Children's use of multiple categorisations in practice in a multicultural setting. Children and society, [online], Early View. https://doi.org/10.1111/chso.12254
    Little is known about whether and how children combine categories of race, ethnicity, language and religion in multicultural settings where more than one of these dimensions is salient. Ethnographic data from a multicultural ...