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  • Critical thinking and clinical reasoning in new graduate occupational therapists: a phenomenological study. 

    Robertson, David M. (Robert Gordon University, 2012-10)
    The aim of this study was to examine, understand and conceptualise the critical thinking and clinical reasoning adopted by new graduate occupational therapists as they enter the workforce to become newly autonomous ...
  • Critical thinking, peer-writing, and the importance of feedback. 

    Cajander, Asa; Daniels, Mats; Peters, Anne-Kathrin; McDermott, Roger (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044234, 2014-10-22)
    CAJANDER, A., DANIELS, M., PETERS, A-K. and MCDERMOTT, R. 2014. Critical thinking, peer-writing, and the importance of feedback. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2014): opening innovations and internationalization in engineering education, 22 - 25 October 2014, Madrid, Spain. Piscataway: IEEE [online], Accession number 14947174. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044234.
    Critical thinking is one of the key competencies listed by OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) [1], a central European Community organization, and is also mentioned as a learning outcome for higher ...
  • Critical upward communication: ten commandments for improving strategy and decision making. 

    Tourish, Dennis (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lrp.2005.05.001, 2005-10)
    TOURISH, D., 2005. Critical upward communication: ten commandments for improving strategy and decision making. Long Range Planning, 38 (5), pp. 485-503
    Critical upward communication improves decision making in organisations. Without it, senior management teams become out of touch with the mood of their people, and underestimate or miss emerging problems in their marketplace. ...
  • Critical upward feedback in organisations: processes, problems and implications for communication management. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Robson, Paul (MCB UP Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13632540410807628, 2003)
    TOURISH, D. and ROBSON, P., 2003. Critical upward feedback in organisations: processes, problems and implications for communication management. Journal of Communication Management, 8 (2), pp. 150-167
    Given that staff-management relationships are a core concern for communication management, upward feedback is emerging as a key theme in the literature. However, it is most often associated with upward appraisal. This ...
  • Critique to pro-cyclical admission in maritime higher education. 

    Acomi, Ovidiu; Acomi, Nicoleta (Future Academy https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.09.3, 2016-04-12)
    ACOMI, O. and ACOMI, N. 2016. Critique to pro-cyclical admission in maritime higher education. In the European proceedings of social and behavioural sciences [EpSBS]; 15th World lumen congress [WLC 2016], 12-17 April 2016, Lasi, Romania. London: Future academy [online], pages 16-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15405/ejpsbs.2016.09.3.
    The paper represents a critical analysis of the options ahead of maritime universities in terms of number of students admitted, particularly in periods of industry downturns. The study refers to the global maritime industry ...
  • A cross case thematic analysis of systemic leadership development. 

    Anderson, Matthew William (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2016-10)
    ANDERSON, M.W. 2016. A cross case thematic analysis of systemic leadership development. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This research examined which factors of influence contributed towards efficacious systemic leadership development, within case studies in the energy and military sectors, and identified and explained common underlying ...
  • Cross-layer topology design for network coding based wireless multicasting. 

    Vien, Quoc-Tuan; Tu, Wanqing; Nguyen, Huan X.; Trestian, Ramona (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2015.06.005, 2015-09-09)
    VIEN, Q.T., TU, W., NGUYEN, H.X. and TRESTIAN, R., 2015. Crosslayer topology design for network coding based wireless multicasting. Computer Networks, Vol. 88, pp. 27-39.
    This paper considers wireless multicast networks where network coding (NC) is applied to improve network throughput. A novel joint topology and cross-layer design is proposed to maximise the network throughput subject to ...
  • A cross-sectional survey of the access of older people in the Scottish Highlands to general medical practices, community pharmacies and prescription medicines. 

    Rushworth, Gordon F.; Cunningham, Scott; Pfleger, Sharon; Hall, Jenny; Stewart, Derek C. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.01.002, 2017-01-25)
    RUSHWORTH, G.F., CUNNINGHAM, S., PFLEGER, S., HALL, J. and STEWART, D. 2017. A cross-sectional survey of the access of older people in the Scottish Highlands to general medical practices, community pharmacies and prescription medicines. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.01.002.
    Background Access to medicines and healthcare is more problematic in remote and rural areas. Objectives To quantify issues of access to general practitioners (GPs), community pharmacies and prescribed medicines in older ...
  • A cross-sectional survey of the Maltese general public on medication wastage. 

    West, Lorna Marie; Diack, Lesley; Cordina, Maria; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0233-X, 2016-01-06)
    WEST, L.M., DIACK, L., CORDINA, M. and STEWART, D. 2016. A cross-sectional survey of the Maltese general public on medication wastage. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 38(2), pages 261-270. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0233-x
    Background Medication wastage is a global issue, with key public health implications in terms of safety, the environment and the economy. A recently conducted systematic review of the published literature identified a lack ...
  • Crossing over, into and back: design disciplines and identities. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie; Heeley, Rachel; Pengelly, Jon (Design Society https://www.designsociety.org/publication/39129/crossing_over_into_and_back_design_disciplines_and_identities, 2016-09-08)
    FAIRBURN, S., HEELEY, R. and PENGELLY, J. 2016. Crossing over, into and back: design disciplines and identities. In Proceedings of the 18th international conference on engineering and product design education (E&PDE16): design education, 8-9 September 2016, Aalborg, Denmark. Bristol: Design Society [online], pages 590-595. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/39129/crossing_over_into_and_back_design_disciplines_and_identities
    Increasingly design education is taking place within a Krauss-ion 'expanded field' of cross disciplinary practice. This explorative nature of design, when set against notions of traditional disciplines, will ask graduates ...
  • CSP - there is more than one way to model it. 

    Renker, Gerrit; Ahriz, Hatem; Arana, Ines (Springer-Verlag, 2002)
    RENKER, G., AHRIZ, H. and ARANA, I., 2002. CSP – there is more than one way to model it. In: A. PREECE, F. COENEN and M. BRAMER eds. Research and development in intelligent systems XIX. Proceedings of ES2002, the twenty-second SGAI international conference on knowledge based systems and applied artificial intelligence. 10-12 December 2002. Cambridge, UK. pp. 395-408.
    In this paper, we present an approach for conceptual modelling of con- straint satisfaction problems (CSP). The main objective is to achieve a similarly high degree of modelling support for constraint problems as it is ...
  • Cultivating creativity: building the creative and cultural industries of North East Scotland. 

    Harris, Paul (2011-05-20)
    Keynote speech delivered at Cultivating Creativity, Sowing Seeds: Growing Networks Conference, held at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen on 20th May 2011.
  • Cultural resilience: the production of rural community heritage, digital archives and the role of volunteers. 

    Beel, David; Wallace, Claire; Webster, Gemma; Nguyen, Hai; Tait, Elizabeth; MacLeod, Marsaili; Mellish, Chris (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.05.002, 2015-10-09)
    BEEL, D.E., WALLACE, C.D., WEBSTER, G., NGUYEN, H., TAIT, E., MACLEOD, M. and MELLISH, C. 2017. Cultural resilience: the production of rural community heritgage, digital archives and the role of volunteers. Journal of rural studies [online], 54, pages 459-468. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.05.002
    The following paper addresses a lacuna in the literature relating to the concept of resilience. To date, cultural activity in relation to resilient communities has been given little attention and this paper will highlight ...
  • Culture, change and individual differences in the Scottish episcopal church. 

    Brown, Mary Louise (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2007-04)
    There is continuing interest in religion and spirituality in Britain, although membership of mainstream churches is declining. Perceived secularisation of contemporary British society, together with increasing competition ...
  • Curating as practice and profession: an exploration and definition of a contemporary independent curator. 

    Irving, Iain (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2013-06)
    (Research Aim) This research sets out to explore and define a Contemporary Independent Curator and his/her practice. This type and method of curating activity occurs in a cultural context by ...
  • Curriculum design for pre-registration nurse education: meeting skill requirements 

    Joseph, Sundari Catherine (The Robert Gordon University, 2008-03)
    JOSEPH, S.C., 2008. Curriculum design for pre-registration nurse education: meeting skill requirements. PhD. thesis, The Robert Gordon University.
    The preparation of newly qualified nurses has raised many professional debates and yet the ‘end product’ of nurse education, the qualified nurse continues to demonstrate knowledge and skill deficits in areas considered ...
  • Cyclic nanoindentation and nano-impact fatigue mechanisms of functionally graded TiN/TiNi film. 

    Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Prathuru, Anil Kumar; Goel, Saurav; Ahmed, R.; Droubi, M. Ghazi; Beake, Ben; Fu, Y. Q. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s40830-017-0099-y, 2017-03-09)
    FAISAL, N.H., PRATHURU, A.K., GOEL, S., AHMED, R., DROUBI, M.G., BEAKE, B.D. and FU, Y.Q. 2017. Cyclic nanoindentation and nano-impact fatigue mechanisms of functionally graded TiN/TiNi film. Shape memory and superelasticity, Special issue: functional performance of shape memory alloys, invited paper, 3(2), pages 149-167. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40830-017-0099-y
    The mechanisms of nanoscale fatigue of functionally graded TiN/TiNi films have been studied using multiple-loading cycle nanoindentation and nano-impact tests. The functionally graded films were sputter-deposited onto ...
  • Cytochrome P450 mRNA profile in human breast cancer cell lines 

    Warasiha, Benjamart (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2008-05)
    Cytochrome P450 enzymes (P450s) are involved in cancer development and treatment due to their roles in the oxidative metabolism of various endogenous (e.g. oestrogen) and exogenous (e.g. tamoxifen) compounds. It is well-known ...
  • Cytotoxic compounds from the genus Centaurea. 

    Shoeb, Mohammad (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy, 2005-12-01)
    SHOEB, M. 2005. Cytotoxic compounds from the genus Centaurea. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This thesis, which is divided into four chapters, represents an account on the isolation, identification and the assessment of bioactivity of cytotoxic compounds from the genus Centaurea (Family: Asteraceae alto Compositae), ...
  • Daring to be different: a dialogue on the problems of getting qualitative research published. 

    Smith, Robert; Anderson, Alistair R. (Edward Elgar http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/Bookentry_contents.lasso?id=3448, 2007)
    SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2007. Daring to be different: a dialogue on the problems of getting qualitative research published. In: H. NEERGAARD and J. P. ULHOI, eds. Handbook of qualitative research methods in entrepreneurship. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. pp. 434-459
    Qualitative methodologies continue to proliferate in social sciences such as sociology and anthropology. Yet, despite this uptake they currently exist on the margins of entrepreneurship research. Indeed, Rae (2001) ...