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  • The ethics of policy research. 

    Spicker, Paul (Policy Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/174426407779702148, 2007-01)
    SPICKER, P., 2007. The ethics of policy research. Evidence & Policy, 3 (1), pp. 99-118.
    Codes of ethics governing research in social science have tended to focus on the rights of participants in research. This focus is too narrow to be an effective guide for ethical policy research. Some typical problems ...
  • The European Citizens’ Initiative: a new sphere of EU politics? 

    Garcia, Luis Bouza; Greenwood, Justin (Palgrave Macmillan http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/iga.2014.14, 2014-10)
    GARCIA, L. B. and GREENWOOD, J., 2014. The European Citizens’ Initiative: a new sphere of EU politics? Interest Groups & Advocacy, 3 (3), pp. 246-267.
    EU public policy is notoriously technical and consensus orientated, and dialogue between political institutions and interest groups enhance tendencies for inward looking and elite politics. The European Citizens’ Initiative ...
  • The European Citizen’s Initiative and EU civil society organisations. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Taylor & Francis. http://wwww.tandfonline.com/10.1080/15705854.2012.702576, 2012-09)
    GREENWOOD, J., 2012. The European Citizen’s Initiative and EU civil society organisations. Perspectives on European Politics and Society, 13 (3), pp. 325-336.
    The procedural demands of the new European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) require the 'Citizens Committees' which host them to be backed by professional organisation. One potential source would be civil society organisations ...
  • The European Commission and the public governance of interest groups in the European Union: seeking a niche between accreditation and laissez-faire. 

    Greenwood, Justin; Halpin, Darren (Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15705850701322541, 2007)
    GREENWOOD, J. and HALPIN, D., 2007. The European Commission and the public governance of interest groups in the European Union: seeking a niche between accreditation and laissez-faire. Perspectives on European Politics and Society, 8 (2), pp. 189-210.
    As interest groups participate in public policy, so demands arise for the regulation of their input. These vary between purposeful laissez-faire, and accreditation in return for norm observance, with attempts to find ...
  • The European Human Rights influence upon UK extradition – myth debunked. 

    Arnell, Paul (Brill Academic. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15718174-21042032, 2013)
    ARNELL, P., 2013. The European Human Rights influence upon UK extradition – myth debunked. European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, 21 (3-4), pp. 317-337.
    There exists a perception within the UK that human rights law emanating from Europe acts to the detriment of extradition. This is not the case. This article describes the effect of the ECHR and Fundamental Charter of Human ...
  • European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in 3 Scottish authorities. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Sage Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069702900202, 1997-06)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in 3 Scottish authorities. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, June 1997, 29(2), pp.69-75.
    Reports results of a British Library funded study, undertaken by the School of Information and Media, Robert Gordon University with the help of three public libraries services (Aberdeen, Glasgow and Moray), to investigate ...
  • Evaluating degrees of tenant isolation in multitenancy patterns: a case study of cloud-hosted version control system (VCS). 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M. (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/i-Society.2015.7366859, 2015-11)
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2015. Evaluating degrees of tenant isolation in multitenancy patterns: a case study of cloud-hosted version control system (VCS). In Proceedings of the 2015 international conference on information society (i-Society), 9-11 November 2015, London, UK. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 59-66. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/i-Society.2015.7366859
    One of the key concerns of implementing multitenancy (i.e., serving multiple tenants with a single instance of an application) on the cloud is how to enable the required degree of isolation between tenants, so that the ...
  • Evaluating GraysNet: an online PDP tool for use in an art and design context. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; McKillop, Chris (Intellect http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/adch.4.1.31/1, 2005-09)
    MALINS, J. and McKILLOP, C., 2005. Evaluating GraysNet: an online PDP tool for use in an art and design context. Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education, 4 (1), pp. 31-48.
    Personal development planning (PDP) is a phrase that encompasses a number of activities including reflecting on learning, recording of achievement and career planning. Embedding these activities is a goal widely shared ...
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of design support for small and medium sized enterprises in Scotland. 

    Gulari, Melehat Nil (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2014-12)
    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the engine of economic growth and job creation. Governments have devoted considerable resources to increase their competitiveness in the market. Several design support ...
  • Evaluation and testing of a novel photocatalytic reactor with model water pollutants. 

    Mohammed, Abdulrahman Olawole (The Robert Gordon University Centre for Research in Energy and the Environment, School of Engineering., 2007-05)
    Semiconductor photocatalysis is a newly emerging technology for the elimination of harmful chemical compounds from air and water. It couples low-energy ultraviolet light with semiconductors acting as photocatalyst and ...
  • An evaluation of an educational programme to prepare family health nurses 

    Macduff, Colin; West, Bernice J. M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2004.08.001, 2004-10)
    MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B., 2004. An evaluation of an educational programme to prepare family health nurses. Nurse Education Today, 24 (7), pp. 575-583
    In 1998 the World Health Organisation (WHO) Europe proposed a new type of community based nurse called the family health nurse (FHN). Although it was initially envisaged that 18 European countries would take part in the ...
  • Evaluation of methodology for detection and quantification of coliform bacteria and their survival in soil and water 

    Bannister, Elaine (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2010-02)
    In Aberdeenshire, approximately 25,000 people rely on potable water from private water supplies. Many of these supplies are of questionable quality with regards to microbiological contamination, which is often due to a ...
  • Evaluation of New Naphthalimides as potential anticancer agents against breast cancer MCF-7, pancreatic cancer BxPC-3 and colon cancer HCT-15 cell lines. 

    Noro, Jennifer; Maciel, J.; Duarte, D.; Olival, A. C. D.; Baptista, C.; Silva, A. C. D.; Alves, M. J.; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul (OMICS International http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2161-0401.1000144, 2015-07-20)
    NORO, J., MACIEL, J., DUARTE, D., OLIVAL, A.C.D., BAPTISTA, C., SILVA, A.C.D., ALVES, M.J., and KONG THOO LIN, P., 2015. Evaluation of new naphthalimides as potential anticancer agents against breast cancer MCF-7, pancreatic cancer BxPC-3 and colon cancer HCT- 15 cell lines. Organic Chemistry: Current Research, Vol 4(3), 1000144.
    New 1,8-naphthalimido derivatives with 2,3 and 4 carbon chains bearing a number of different functionalities were synthesized and tested against a panel of breast cancer MCF-7, colon cancer HCT-15 and pancreatic cancer ...
  • Evaluation of the development and application of multimedia computer assisted learning in Higher Education. 

    Newton, Robert (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management., 2001-03)
    This thesis deals with approaches to the evaluation of multimedia computer assisted learning in higher education. The thesis is presented in two parts. The first part consists mainly of a literature based review of the ...
  • An evaluation of the first year of family health nursing practice in Scotland 

    Macduff, Colin; West, Bernice J. M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2004.05.003, 2005-01)
    MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B., 2005. An evaluation of the first year of family health nursing practice in Scotland. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 42 (1), pp. 47-59
    Scotland has led enactment of the new World Health Organisation (Europe) Family Health Nurse (FHN) concept. This paper presents research which evaluated the initial operation and impact of the role in remote and rural ...
  • Evaluation of the practice of veterinary pharmacy. 

    O'Driscoll, Noelle H.; Labovitiadi, Olga; Lamb, Andrew (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2015.06.017, 2015-09)
    O’DRISCOLL, N. H., LABOVITIADI, O. and LAMB, A. J., 2015. Evaluation of the practice of veterinary pharmacy. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, Vol. 7 (5), pp. 606-613.
    Background In the United Kingdom (UK), pharmacists’ roles have expanded considerably in recent decades to encompass clinical practice through more direct patient care. However, dispensing and compounding remain core ...
  • An evaluation of the process and initial impact of disseminating a nursing e-thesis. 

    Macduff, Colin (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04937.x, 2009-05)
    MACDUFF, C., 2009. An evaluation of the process and initial impact of disseminating a nursing e-thesis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65 (5), pp. 1010-1018.
    Aim. This paper is a report of a study conducted to evaluate product, process and outcome aspects of the dissemination of a nursing PhD thesis via an open-access electronic institutional repository. Background. Despite ...
  • Evaluation of the quality of individual quick frozen fish products. 

    Seremeti, Maria Makri (Robert Gordon University School of Life Sciences., 2007-07)
    In the present study the effects of characteristic freezing times and storage time at -22°C on the quality of the adductor muscle of post-rigor scallops (Pecten maximus)and gilthead seabream fillets (Sparusa urata) were ...
  • An evaluation of the use and efficacy of analgesics in the management of chronic pain in the community. 

    Read, Rhona W. (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1998-08)
    The main aims of this research were to evaluate the use and efficacy of analgesics in the management of chronic pain in the community and to investigate the role of the pharmacist in optimising health outcomes relating ...
  • Event and map content personalisation in a mobile and context-aware environment. 

    Bierig, Ralf (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2008-04)
    Effective methods for information access are of the greatest importance for our modern lives – particularly with respect to handheld devices. Personalisation is one such method which models a user’s characteristics to ...