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  • Concepts of need in housing allocation. 

    Spicker, Paul (Policy Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/030557387782514636, 1987-01)
    SPICKER, P., 1987. Concepts of need in housing allocation. Policy and Politics, 15 (1), pp. 17-27.
    Policies for the allocation of council housing are subject to considerable local variation. Despite the differences, the schemes which housing departments have developed seem often to reflect a common understanding of ...
  • Conceptual physicochemical models for scale inhibitor-formation rock interaction. 

    Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/10916466.2011.580293, 2013-12-20)
    OLUYEMI, G.F. 2014. Conceptual physicochemical models for scale inhibitor-formation rock interaction. Petroleum science and technology [online], 32(3), pages 253-260. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10916466.2011.580293
    The current oil industry approach to geomechanical evaluation of reservoir formations invaded by chemical inhibitors does not in any way take into consideration any potential effects of these chemicals on the reservoir ...
  • Conceptualising entrepreneurship as economic “explanation” and the consequent loss of “understanding”. 

    Anderson, Alistair R. (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJBG.2015.067432, 2015)
    ANDERSON, A. R., 2015. Conceptualising entrepreneurship as economic “explanation” and the consequent loss of “understanding”. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 14 (2), pp. 145-157.
    This paper examines how entrepreneurship has become conceptualised as an economic phenomenon. We explain how the outcomes, the admirable results of entrepreneurship, have led to this position. An understandable concern for ...
  • The condition of smallness: how what it means to be small deters firms from getting bigger. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Ullah, Farid (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/MD-10-2012-0734, 2014-02-01)
    ANDERSON, A.R. and ULLAH, F. 2014. The condition of smallness: how what it means to be small deters firms from getting bigger. Management decision [online], 52(2), pages 326-349. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/MD-10-2012-0734
    We consider why most small firms remain small. Employing an inductive analysis of responses from a survey of 2,521 small business owners about employment regulation, we examine the nature and effects of smallness. We found ...
  • Conforming non-conformists: semiotic manifestations of an entrepreneurial identity. 

    Smith, Robert; Anderson, Alistair R. (Babson College http://fusionmx.babson.edu/entrep/fer/BABSON2003/VII/VII-S14/VII-S14.html, 2003-06)
    SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2003. Conforming non-conformists: semiotic manifestations of an entrepreneurial identity. In: W. D. BYGRAVE, ed. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference. 4-8 June 2003. Boston: Babson College. (summary only)
    Existing research has exposed the role of myth and metaphor in the social construction of entrepreneurship. This study considers the physical images portrayed, an appreciation of which presents a useful additional dimension ...
  • Confronting social constructions of rural criminality: a case story on 'illegal pluriactivity' in the farming community. 

    Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9523.2012.00580.x, 2013-01)
    SMITH, R. and MCELWEE, G., 2013. Confronting social constructions of rural criminality: a case story on 'illegal pluriactivity' in the farming community. Sociologia Ruralis, 53 (1), pp. 112-134.
    The accepted social construction of the rural criminal is that of the (alien) urban marauder. In this social script the farmer is presented as the victim of crime. Traditionally, farmers enjoy high levels of social esteem ...
  • Connecting with stakeholders: An investigation into the perspectives of university – educated youths on the barriers to employment and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C. (Nigeria Village Square. http://nigeriavillagesquare.com/forum/articles-comments/88940-university-employment-entrepreneurship-research-paper.html, 2015-04-30)
    EZEANI, E. C., 2015. Connecting with stakeholders: An investigation into the perspectives of university – educated youths on the barriers to employment and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Available from Nigeria Village Square [online]. Available from: http://nigeriavillagesquare.com/forum/articles-comments/88940-university-employment-entrepreneurship-research-paper.html
    There is a gap with identifying what factors educated youths actually perceive as the barriers to their employment or entrepreneurship opportunities. In developing economies in particular, this question is certainly very ...
  • Conquest of photography: a tale of abstraction versus the richness of images. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (Robert Gordon University, 2017-10-27)
    HAMLYN, J. 2017. Conquest of photography: a tale of abstraction versus the richness of images. Presented at the 2nd Contemporary photography symposium, 27 October 2017, Regensburgh, Germany.
    The aim of this presentation is to bring into relief the degree to which our language-centric view of the world obscures our understanding of photography and depiction more generally. Or, as Wittgenstein put it: 'Philosophy ...
  • Consenting process for ocean energy in Spain. 

    Bald, Juan; Menchaca, Iratxe (RiCORE Project, 2015-05-21)
    BALD, J. and MENCHACA, I. 2015. Consenting process for ocean energy in Spain. Presented at the 2nd RiCORE Project expert workshop: dealing with the risk of licensing marine renewables: the role and experience of regulators, 21 May 2015, Paris, France.
    This presentation discusses the current consenting processes for offshore renewable energy projects in Spain. It was given as part of the second RiCORE project workshop, which explored the regulatory aspects associated ...
  • Consequences of sarcopenia among nursing home residents at long-term follow-up. 

    Henwood, Tim; Hassan, Bothaina; Swinton, Paul Alan; Senior, Hugh; Keogh, Justin W. L. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2017.02.003, 2017-03-11)
    HENWOOD, T, HASSAN, B., SWINTON, P., SENIOR, H. and KEOGH, J. 2017. Consequences of sarcopenia among nursing home residents at long-term follow-up. Geriatric nursing [online], 38(5), pages 406-411. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2017.02.003.
    The consequences of and transition into sarcopenia with long-term survival was investigated in the nursing home setting. Eligible residents from 11 nursing homes were followed-up 18-months after their assessment for ...
  • Consequences, control and appraisal: cues and barriers to engaging in self-management among people affected by colorectal cancer – a secondary analysis of qualitative data. 

    Kidd, Lisa (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1369-7625.2012.00785.x, 2014-08)
    KIDD, L., 2014. Consequences, control and appraisal: cues and barriers to engaging in self-management among people affected by colorectal cancer – a secondary analysis of qualitative data. Health Expectations, 17 (4), pp. 565-578.
    Background  Little is known about peoples’ self-management experiences and their desires or expectations to engage in self-management. As such, there is little understanding about individuals’ perceived cues and barriers ...
  • The conservation of our built heritage, in particular statues in Aberdeen, evaluated through a social and historical context and their impact, through the use of 3D scanning. 

    Shaw, Andrew; Leon, Marianthi; Scott, Jonathan R. (University of Alicante http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55251, 2016-05-31)
    SHAW, A., LEON, M. and SCOTT, J. 2016. The conservation of our built heritage, in particular statues in Aberdeen, evaluated through a social and historical context and their impact, through the use of 3D scanning. In Galiano Garrigos, A. and Kouider, T. (eds.), the Proceedings of the 6th international congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2016), Healthy buildings: innovation, design and technology, 12-14 May 2016, Alicante, Spain. Alicante: University of Alicante [online], pages 67-94. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55251
    Cultural heritage sites all over the world are at risk due to aggressive urban expansion, development, wars and general obsolescence. Not all objects are recorded in detail although they may have social and historical ...
  • Construction cost and commercial management system in the UK and China: professional body and business comparison. 

    Perera, Srinath; Zhou, Lei; Victoria, Michele Florencia (RICS http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/construction-cost-and-commercial-management-system-in-the-uk-and-china-/, 2016-08-16)
    PERERA, S., ZHOU, L. and VICTORIA, M. 2016. Construction cost and commercial management system in the UK and China: professional body and business comparison. In Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors construction, building and real estate research conference 2016 (RICS COBRA 2016), 20-22 September 2016, Toronto, Canada. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/construction-cost-and-commercial-management-system-in-the-uk-and-china-/
    This paper looks at the construction cost and commercial management system comparisons in UK and China. Cost and commercial management processes and practices in different parts of the world vary significantly. UK-China ...
  • Consultant-2: Pre- and post-processing of machine learning applications. 

    Sleeman, D.; Rissakis, M.; Craw, Susan; Graner, N.; Sharma, S. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/ijhc.1995.1035, 1995-07)
    SLEEMAN, D., RISSAKIS, M., CRAW, S., GRANER, N. and SHARMA, S., 1995. Consultant-2: Pre- and post processing of machine learning applications. International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 43 (1), pp. 43-63
    The knowledge acquisition bottleneck in the development of large knowledge-based applications has not yet been resolved. One approach which has been advocated is the systematic use of Machine Learning (ML) techniques. ...
  • Consumer behaviour in online shopping - understanding the role of regulatory focus. 

    Atorough, Peter (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2013-10)
    The behaviour of consumers on the Internet is increasingly a focus of marketing research. In particular, consumers’ behaviour in online shopping, from adoption motivation to post-usage behaviour, has become a major ...
  • Consumer response to computerised nutritional information at the point-of-purchase in catering establishments. 

    Balfour, Donna S. (Robert Gordon University School of Food and Consumer Studies, 1994-12-31)
    BALFOUR, D.S. 1994. Consumer response to computerised nutritional information at the point-of-purchase in catering establishments. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Increased scientific understanding of the links between nutrition and health has led to a demand for more nutrition information to be made available to consumers. Nutrition information is widely available on supermarket ...
  • Contemplations on results from investigating the personal epistemology of computing students. 

    McDermott, Roger; Pirie, Iain; Laxer, Cary; Cajander, Asa; Daniels, Mats (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2013.6684941, 2013-10-23)
    MCDERMOTT, R., PIRIE, I., LAXER, C., CAJANDER, A. and DANIELS, M. 2013. Contemplations on results from investigating the personal epistemology of computing students. In Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2013): energizing the future, 23 - 26 October 2013, Oklahoma City, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 825-831. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2013.6684941.
    'Personal Epistemology' is the analysis of the ways in which an individual perceives what constitutes knowledge, its boundaries, how it is justified, and how it is related to learning. While investigation of metacognitive ...
  • Contemporary challenges facing the South African accounting profession: issues of selection, recruitment and transformation. 

    Coetzee, Stephen Arthur (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School. Accounting and Finance Department., 2016-03)
    COETZEE, S.A. 2016. Contemporary challenges facing the South African accounting profession: issues of selection, recruitment and transformation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This thesis aims to illuminate, through the lens of Murphy’s interpretation of Weber’s theory of social exclusion, contemporary challenges faced by the South African accounting profession pertaining to the shortage of ...
  • Contemporary craft and cultural sustainability: a case study of the Scottish Craft Centre (1970-1990). 

    Peach, Andrea (Plymouth College of Art http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/2013/journal-home/journal-2013/, 2013-12-31)
    PEACH, A. 2013. Contemporary craft and cultural sustainability: a case study of the Scottish Craft Centre (1970-1990). Making futures [online], 3: proceedings of the 3rd international conference: interfaces between craft knowledge and design; new opportunities for social innovation and sustainable practice, 26-27 September 2013, Devon, UK, pages 524-529. Available from: http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/media/76106/making-futures-final.pdf
    1970-1990 was a period of renaissance for the crafts in the UK and North America. The creation of national organisations and infrastructures to support craft, and define its identity, played a crucial role. It is often ...
  • Contemporary craft and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland: what can be learned from cultural policy? 

    Peach, Andrea (Plymouth College of Art http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/2011/journal-home/journal-2011/papers/?id=10076, 2011-12-31)
    PEACH, A. 2011. Contemporary craft and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland: what can be learned from cultural policy? Making futures [online], 2: proceedings of the 2nd international conference: the crafts as change maker in sustainably aware cultures, 15-16 September 2011, Devon, UK, pages 230-239. Available from: http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/media/75860/peach_andrea.pdf
    Scotland benefits from a long and rich cultural heritage, which is readily associated with its material culture (Butler 2000). This heritage has, in the latter half of the twentieth century, provided economic opportunities ...