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  • 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 ...
  • The culture of trilogues. 

    Roederer-Rynning, Christilla; Greenwood, Justin (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2014.992934, 2015-02-12)
    ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. and GREENWOOD, J. 2015. The culture of trilogues. Journal of European public policy [online], 22(8), pages 1148-1165. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2014.992934
    There is surprisingly little knowledge about the informal 'trilogues' that play a pivotal role in almost 90 per cent of European Union legislation. This article maps out previously uncharted practices and explores their ...
  • 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) ...
  • The dark side of the rural idyll: stories of illegal/illicit economic activity in the UK countryside. 

    Somerville, Peter; Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2014.12.001, 2015-02-07)
    SOMERVILLE, P., SMITH, R. and MCELWEE, G. 2015. The dark side of the rural idyll: stories of illegal/illicit economic activity in the UK countryside. Journal of rural studies [online], 39, pages 219-228. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2014.12.001
    In rural sociology and rural studies, rurality in many countries is commonly constructed as an idyllic space in which crime is perceived as an urban problem. In other countries, however, rurality is constructed as a place ...
  • DART-Europe: Access to European research theses. 

    Copeland, Susan (Iaşi branch of the Library Association of Romania http://www.bcu-iasi.ro/biblos/volum.html, 2014)
    COPELAND, S., 2010-2011. DART-Europe: Access to European research theses. BIBLOS. Revistă a filialei ieşene a Asociaţiei Bibliotecarilor din România, 22-23, pp. 54-57.
    This article describes developments relating to the management and use of electronic theses and dissertations, with particular reference to the DART-Europe E-theses Portal. This Portal provides free access to a wide range ...
  • Data collection using electronically assisted interviews in a roadshow - a methodological evaluation. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00220410310463464, 2003-03)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N., 2003. Data collection using electronically assisted interviews in a roadshow - a methodological evaluation. Journal of Documentation, March 2003, 59(2), pp.143-167.
    This paper discusses the second stage of a pilot study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary information to the general public. ...
  • A data mining approach to ontology learning for automatic content-related question-answering in MOOCs. 

    Shatnawi, Safwan (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2016-10-01)
    SHATNAWI, S.M.I. 2016. A data mining approach to ontology learning for automatic content-related question-answering in MOOCs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) allows massive volume of registrants to enrol in these MOOCs. This research aims to offer MOOCs registrants with automatic content related feedback to fulfil their cognitive ...
  • DC fault isolation study of bidirectional dual active bridge DC/DC converter for DC transmission grid application. 

    Harrye, Yasen A.; Ahmed, Khaled H.; Aboushady, Ahmed A. (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2015.7392592, 2015-11-09)
    HARRYE, Y.A., AHMED, K.H. and ABOUSHADY, A.A. 2015. DC fault isolation study of bidirectional dual active bridge DC/DC converter for DC transmission grid application. In the Proceedings of the 41st annual conference of the IEEE industrial electronics society (IECON 2015), 9-12 November 2015, Yokohama, Japan. New York: IEEE [online], pages 003193-003198. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2015.7392592.
    Fast isolation and detection of DC faults is currently a limiting factor in high power DC transmission grid development. Recent research has shown that the role of DC/DC converters is becoming increasingly important in ...
  • A DCT based in-focus visual saliency detection algorithm. 

    Chilukamari, Jayachandra; Kannangara, Sampath; Maxwell, Grant M. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCE-Berlin.2013.6698003, 2013-09-09)
    CHILUKAMARI, J., KANNANGARA, S. and MAXWELL, G. 2013. A DCT based in-focus visual saliency detection algorithm. In Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE international conference on consumer electronics - Berlin (ICCE-Berlin 2013), 9-11 September 2013, Berlin, Germany. New York: IEEE [online], pages 1-5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCE-Berlin.2013.6698003
    A novel low-complexity visual saliency detection algorithm for detecting visually salient regions in images based on camera focus is presented. This fast in-focus region detection algorithm detects salient-frequencies ...
  • Dealing with construction cost overruns using data mining. 

    Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D.; Smith, Simon D. (Taylor & Francis. http://wwww.tandfonline.com/10.1080/01446193.2014.933854, 2014-08)
    AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D. D. and SMITH, S. D., 2014. Dealing with construction cost overruns using data mining. Construction Management and Economics, 32 (7-8), pp. 682-694.
    One of the main aims of any construction client is to procure a project within the limits of a predefined budget. However, most construction projects routinely overrun their cost estimates. Existing theories on ...
  • Debugging knowledge-based applications with a generic toolkit 

    Craw, Susan; Boswell, Robin (IEEE, 2000-11)
    CRAW, S. and BOSWELL, R. 2000. Debugging knowledge-based applications with a generic toolkit. In: Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence. 2000. Vancouver, Canada. pp182-185.
    Knowledge refinement tools assist in the debugging and maintenance of knowledge based systems (KBSs) by attempting to identify and correct faults in the knowledge that account for incorrect problem-solving. Most ...
  • Decision precision or holistic heuristic?: Insights on on-site selection of student nurses and midwives. 

    Macduff, Colin; Stephen, Audrey I.; Taylor, Ruth (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2015.06.008, 2016-01)
    MACDUFF, C., STEPHEN, A. and TAYLOR, R., 2016. Decision precision or holistic heuristic?: Insights on on-site selection of student nurses and midwives. Nurse Education in Practice, Vol. 16 (1), pp. 40-46.
    Concerns about quality of care delivery in the UK have led to more scrutiny of criteria and methods for the selection of student nurses. However few substantive research studies of on-site selection processes exist. This ...
  • A decision support model proving ‘value for money’ selection of elements and components on hospital refurbishments – development of a functioning prototype. 

    Wilson, Grant; Kishk, Mohammed (Science and Engineering Publishing Company. http://www.seipub.org/ce/Download.aspx?ID=8702, 2013-10)
    WILSON, G. and KISHK, M., 2013. A decision support model proving ‘value for money’ selection of elements and components on hospital refurbishments – development of a functioning prototype. Construction Engineering, 1 (3), pp. 53-61.
    Capital investment in current economic circumstances, is severely challenged. This is especially evident within the NHS built estate. Estate managers and Design Teams have a duty to achieve Value for Money on projects; ...