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  • The experience of young carers in the context of a range of parental conditions: physical disability, mental health problems and substance misuse. 

    Christie, Emma (The Robert Gordon University School of Applied Social Studies, 2006-12)
    The current study set out to explore the affect and significance of differing parental conditions on the experiences commonly reported by young carers. Previous studies on young caring have reflected on the impacts of ...
  • The experiences of caregivers of patients with delirium, and their role in its management in palliative care settings: an integrative literature review. 

    Finucane, Anne M.; Lugton, Jean; Kennedy, Catriona; Spiller, Juliet A. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4140, 2016-05-01)
    FINUCANE, A.M., LUGTON, J., KENNEDY, C. and SPILLER, J.A. 2016. The experiences of caregivers of patients with delirium, and their role in its management in palliative care settings: an integrative literature review. Psycho-oncology [online], EarlyView. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4140
    Objectives To explore the experiences of caregivers of terminally ill patients with delirium, to determine the potential role of caregivers in the management of delirium at the end of life, to identify the support ...
  • Experiences of supervision at practice placement sites. 

    Diack, Lesley; Gibson, Kathrine; Munro, Kim; Strath, Alison (Hindawi Publishing Corporation. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/764519, 2014-08)
    DIACK, L., GIBSON, K., MUNRO, K. and STRATH, A., 2014. Experiences of supervision at practice placement sites. Education Research International, Volume 2014, Article ID 764519
    Whilst placement supervision and clinical education programmes are of significant value in shaping the behaviours of undergraduate healthcare students, appropriate provisions which are efficacious to the learner are ...
  • Experiential knowledge and improvisation: variations on movement, motion, emotion. 

    Douglas, Anne; Coessens, Kathleen (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/adch.10.2.179_1, 2012-10)
    DOUGLAS, A. and COESSENS, K., 2012. Experiential knowledge and improvisation: variations on movement, motion, emotion. Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education, 10 (2), pp. 179-198.
    In this paper we position improvisation as a way of knowing that is experiential, pivotal to the body’s movement and growth in the world. Improvisation allows us to manage the constraints and freedoms of a world rich in ...
  • Experiential places or places of experience? Place identity and place attachment as mechanisms for creating festival environment. 

    Davis, Andrew (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2016.01.006, 2016)
    DAVIS, A., 2016. Experiential places or places of experience? Place identity and place attachment as mechanisms for creating festival environment. Tourism Management, Vol. 55, pp.49-61.
    Tourism theory suggests mechanisms of place are critical in the construction of tourism environments. However, contradictory place theory has created confusion as to exactly what these mechanisms are and how they affect ...
  • An experimental investigation into localised low-velocity impact loading on glass fibre-reinforced polyamide automotive product. 

    Mouti, Zakaria; Westwood, Keith; Long, Darren; Njuguna, James (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2013.03.014, 2013-04-03)
    MOUTI, Z., WESTWOOD, K., LONG, D. and NJUGUNA, J. 2013. An experimental investigation into localised low-velocity impact loading on glass fibre-reinforced polyamide automotive product. Composite Structures, Vol. 104, pp. 43-53.
    In the automotive industry, more and more engineered parts are shifting from metals to engineering plastics. However localised impact loading and long term ageing effects of under-the-hood plastic components is not well ...
  • Experimental user interface design toolkit for interaction research (IDTR). 

    Golovine, Jean Claude Raymond Rolin (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media., 2013-05)
    The research reported and discussed in this thesis represents a novel approach to User Interface evaluation and optimisation through cognitive modelling. This is achieved through the development and testing of a toolkit ...
  • Experimenting with CAAD: as a means to solve conceptual design by architecture and architecture technology students. 

    Salman, Huda Shakir (Robert Gordon University. http://www.rgu.ac.uk/download.cfm?downloadfile=DD9E0FC0-9A42-11E4-9D160050568D0025&typename=dmFile&fieldname=filename, 2014-11)
    SALMAN, H., 2014. Experimenting with CAAD: as a means to solve conceptual design by architecture and architecture technology students. In: T. KOUIDER, ed. Architectural Technology, Towards Innovative Professional Practice : Conference Proceedings of the 5th International Congress of Architectural Technology, Aberdeen 2014 (ICAT2014) 7 November 2014. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Pp. 266-281.
    This study sought to characterise students’ design activity while designing with Computer Aided Design (CAAD) professional programs and its impact on the students’ design process. The design protocol participants were final ...
  • Experts' views on success factors for high tech start ups - lessons from Israel. 

    Chorev, Schaul; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald, 2008)
    CHOREV, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2008. Experts’ views on success factors for high tech start ups – lessons from Israel. In: A. GROEN, R. OAKEY, P. VAN DER SIJDE and G. COOK, eds. New technology-based firms in the new millenium, Volume VI. Emerald. pp. 237-
    Beyond the widely acknowledged importance of new business, the role of young exporting high-tech business in Israel and many other small economies is seen as vital for economic growth. Israel is small and geographically ...
  • Exploiting semantic association to answer ‘vague queries’. 

    Zhu, Jianhan; Eisenstadt, Marc; Song, Dawei; Denham, Chris (IOS Press, 2006)
    ZHU, J., EISENSTADT, M., SONG, D. and DENHAM, C. 2006. Exploiting semantic association to answer ‘vague queries’. In: Y. LI, M. LOOI and N. ZHONG, eds. Advances in Intelligent IT – Active Media Technology 2006: Volume 138 (Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications). Fairfax, VA: IOS Press. pp. 73-78
    Although today’s web search engines are very powerful, they still fail to provide intuitively relevant results for many types of queries, especially ones that are vaguely-formed in the user’s own mind. We argue that ...
  • Exploration and development of bereavement care for older people. 

    Stephen, Audrey I. (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2011-05)
    The rising population of older people in the UK (Office for National Statistics 2010) and pressure on healthcare services to reduce costs indicate the necessity of developing strategies that enable coping and independence. ...
  • An exploration of ehealth and digital literacy in pharmacy practice. 

    MacLure, Katie (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences., 2014-03)
    The aim of this research programme was to explore ehealth technology in pharmacy practice in Scotland and, by doing so, contribute original knowledge to this area. Strategists worldwide believe technology has the potential ...
  • An exploration of health professionals’ experiences of medicines management in elderly, hospitalised patients in Abu Dhabi. 

    Al Shemeili, Saeed Khamis; Klein, Susan; Strath, Alison; Fares, Saleh; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0212-2, 2015-10-24)
    AL SHEMEILI, S., KLEIN, S., STRATH, A., FARES, S. and STEWART, D. 2015. An exploration of health professionals’ experiences of medicines management in elderly, hospitalised patients in Abu Dhabi. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 38(1), pages 107-118. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0212-2
    Background Given the multiplicity of issues relating to medicines in the elderly, the structures and processes of medicines management should be clearly defined and described to optimise patient outcomes. There is a paucity ...
  • An exploration of hybrid art and design practice using computer-based design and fabrication tools. 

    Marshall, John James (The Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2008-02)
    The researcher’s previous experience suggested the use of computer-based design and fabrication tools might enable new models of practice that yield a greater integration between the 3D art and design disciplines. A ...
  • An exploration of nurses' emotions: a study of Jordanian nurses in intensive therapy. 

    Almahrouk, Mohammed (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2009-05)
    Emotions within the Intensive Therapy Nurses (ITNs) are the phenomena under investigation. Emotions of ITN s are exposed to stressors that may lead to emotional changes. This study aimed to explore the emotional changes ...
  • An exploration of physical activity and wellbeing in university employees. 

    Cooper, Kay; Barton, Gillian C. (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1757913915593103, 2015-07-20)
    Cooper, K. and Barton, G.C. 2015. An exploration of physical activity and wellbeing in university employees. Perspectives in public health [online], 136(3), pages 152-160. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1757913915593103
    Aims: The aim was to explore levels of physical activity (PA) and mental wellbeing in university employees, as well as barriers to and incentives for workplace PA. Methods: An electronic survey was distributed to all ...
  • An exploration of Scottish community pharmacists' adoption of innovative services and products relating to minor ailment management. 

    Paudyal, Vibhu (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2011-03)
    This research utilised mixed methodology to gain insight into community pharmacists’ adoption of medicines and services related to two key innovative policy interventions aimed at enhanced minor ailment management; namely ...
  • An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland. 

    Marcella, Madeleine; Rowley, Sheonagh (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2014.12.002, 2015-05)
    MARCELLA, M. and ROWLEY, S., 2015. An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland. International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 33 (4), pp. 735-746.
    This exploratory research took the form of a qualitative study that aims to investigate the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be effectively applied across the creative industries through a study ...
  • An exploration of the process of informed consent for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): the nurses' and doctors' role. 

    Burke, Shona Marie (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2010-11)
    Experience suggests that there is variability in the knowledge of medical and nursing staff with regard to informed consent. This includes the type of information given to patients to enable them to make an informed decision ...
  • Explorations on an urban interventions management system: a reflection on how to deal with urban complex systems and deliver dynamic change. 

    Miguel, Marta Alexandra Godinho (Robert Gordon University The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2015)
    How we plan and manage urban development has become an increasingly complex challenge due to unpredictable and rapid conditional changes in postmodern cities. This in turn calls for a paradigm shift in the way we understand ...