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  • A follow-up study of professionals' perspectives on the development of family health nursing in Scotland: a questionnaire survey 

    Macduff, Colin (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2005.05.004, 2006-03)
    MACDUFF, C., 2006. A follow-up study of professionals' perspectives on the development of family health nursing in Scotland: a questionnaire survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 43 (3), pp. 345-356
    Background In 1998 the World Health Organisation Europe introduced the Family Health Nurse concept. The envisaged role of this community-based nurse was seen as multi-faceted and included helping individuals, families ...
  • Foreword. 

    Agnew, Michael (IDEAS Research Institute, Robert Gordon University., 2011)
    AGNEW, M., 2011. Foreword. In: M. AGNEW, ed. Hurricane Lamb at Duff House. Aberdeen: IDEAS Research Institute. Pp. 4-5
  • A formalism for describing and simulating systems with interacting components. 

    Corr, Glenn A. (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 1996-05)
    This thesis addresses the problem of descriptive complexity presented by systems involving a high number of interacting components. It investigates the evaluation measure of performability and its application to such ...
  • Formulation studies on cysteamine for the treatment of nephropathic cystinosis. 

    Buchan, Barbara Elizabeth (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2011-08)
    Nephropathic cystinosis is a rare autosomal recessive disease characterised by raised lysosomal levels of cystine in the cells of almost all organs. It is treated by regular oral and topical administration of the aminothiol, ...
  • Forward and backward motion control of a vibro-impact capsule system. 

    Liu, Yang; Pavlovskaia, Ekaterina; Wiercigroch, Marian; Peng, Zhike (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2014.10.009, 2015-04)
    LIU, Y., PAVLOVSKAIA, E., WIERCIGROCH, M. and PENG, Z., 2014. Forward and backward motion control of a vibro-impact capsule system. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 70, pp. 30-46.
    A capsule system driven by a harmonic force applied to its inner mass is considered in this study. Four various friction models are employed to describe motion of the capsule in different environments taking into account ...
  • Fostering the delivery of wind power: an evaluation of the performance of policy instruments in three European Union member states. 

    Otitoju, Afolabi (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-05)
    Worldwide energy policies are built on three pillars: ‘cost competitiveness’, ‘security of energy supply’, and ‘environmental responsibility.’ This has brought about the integration of renewable energy sources into national ...
  • A framework using institutional analysis and the capability approach in ICT4D. 

    Bass, Julian M.; Nicholson, Brian; Subhramanian, Eswaran (University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. http://www.itidjournal.org/index.php/itid/article/view/1028, 2013)
    BASS, J. M., NICHOLSON, B. and SUBHRAMANIAN, E., 2013. A framework using institutional analysis and the capability approach in ICT4D. Information Technologies & International Development, 9 (1), pp. 19-35.
    nstitutional theory and the capability approach have grown inºuential in development research and practice. Both theories offer analytical tools for interpreting and guiding information and communication technology for ...
  • Fraternity, legitimacy and (his)tory: the collective presentation of entrepreneur stories as excess. 

    Warren, Lorraine; Smith, Robert (New Mexico State University (NMSU) http://tamarajournal.com/, 2009-09)
    WARREN, L. and SMITH, R., 2009. Fraternity, legitimacy and (his)tory: the collective presentation of entrepreneur stories as excess. Tamara Journal for Critical Organization Inquiry, 8 (1), pp. 48-58.
    This paper is about an entrepreneurial fraternity and its role in reworking and reframing entrepreneurial excess. We achieve this through considering the historical presentation of the entrepreneur as an isolated individual, ...
  • Freedom of religion and gender equality: inclusive or exclusive? 

    Stuart, Alison (Oxford University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hrlr/ngq014, 2010-09)
    STUART, A., 2010. Freedom of religion and gender equality: inclusive or exclusive? Human Rights Law Review, 10 (3), pp. 429-459.
    This article critically analyses European jurisprudence to ascertain the extent to which the right to freedom of religion has been interpreted as a right of religion to internal autonomy. It asserts that women are being ...
  • Freedom of speech and the limits of UK criminal legislation. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C. (Islamic University of Uganda., 2009-01)
    EZEANI, E. C., 2009. Freedom of speech and the limits of UK criminal legislation. Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 3, pp. 135 - 172.
    This article draws attention to the fact that while the application of criminal law may serve to punish racially aggravated offences where they can be proved, such legislation in themselves do little to address the causes ...
  • French and British corporate political strategies in the case of the European Merger Control Regime: national or European? 

    Aubry, Nathalie O. (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2009-02)
    Has the construction of a European level playing field in terms of policy solutions in the merger control field led to a de facto standardisation of European corporate modes of representation? This study challenges ...
  • Freshwater bacterial diversity, functions and stability. 

    Giaramida, Luca (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences., 2013-05)
    Biodiversity is declining worldwide with detrimental effects on ecosystems functions and services that it sustains. The relationship between biodiversity and freshwater purification remains unclear. Freshwater purification ...
  • From admiration to abhorrence: the contentious appeal of entrepreneurship across Europe. 

    Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Jack, Sarah L.; Anderson, Alistair R. (Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08985626.2012.746878, 2013-01)
    DODD, S. D., JACK, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2013. From admiration to abhorrence; the contentious appeal of entrepreneurship across Europe. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 25 (1-2), pp. 69-89.
    Although entrepreneurship seems to offer a universal economic solution, there are some doubts about whether it is universally attractive. We argue that entrepreneurship is a socially constructed concept and consequently ...
  • From Alice to BlueJ: a transition to Java 

    Rey, Jeanette S. (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2009-06)
    The teaching of introductory courses in computing has seen several changes over the last decade. These changes not only affected the curricula when the emphasis was shifted from Imperative (also Procedural) to Object-Oriented ...
  • From ideal reactor concepts to reality: the novel drum reactor for photocatalytic wastewater treatment. 

    Adams, Morgan; Campbell, Ian; McCullagh, Cathy; Russell, Donnacha; Bahnemann, Detlef W.; Robertson, Peter K. J. (De Gruyter http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/ijcre-2012-0012, 2013-08)
    ADAMS, M., CAMPBELL, I., MCCULLAGH, C., RUSSELL, D., BAHNEMANN, D. W. and ROBERTSON, P. K. J., 2013. From ideal reactor concepts to reality: the novel drum reactor for photocatalytic wastewater treatment. International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 11 (2), pp. 621–632.
    This article reports the development of a novel drum photocatalytic reactor for treating dye effluent streams. The parameters for operation including drum rotation speed, light source distance, catalyst loading 10 and ...
  • From targets to occupied low carbon homes: assessing the challenges of delivering low carbon affordable housing. 

    Musau, Filbert; Deveci, Gokay (Presses universitaires de Louvain. http://pul.uclouvain.be/en/livre/?GCOI=29303100045930, 2011-07)
    MUSAU, F. and DEVECI, G., 2011. From targets to occupied low carbon homes: assessing the challenges of delivering low carbon affordable housing. In: M. BODART and A. EVRARD, eds. Architecture and sustainable development, (Volume 2): 27th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, pp. 261-266
    This paper investigates the challenges of achieving affordable low carbon housing in the context of the Scottish, UK, and Passivhaus Standards. It also investigates the potential for bridging the gaps between set targets ...
  • From tradition to modern: attitudes and applications of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Lee, Edward Yiu-Chung (Emerald Group Publishing Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14626000810917852, 2008)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and LEE, E. Y-C., 2008. From tradition to modern: attitudes and applications of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 15 (4), pp. 775-787.
    Purpose – This article aims to examine one aspect of Chinese culture, guanxi. Guanxi, “special relationships” has long been employed to facilitate business in China. The authors ask whether this is likely to continue in ...
  • From ‘business culture’ to ‘brand state’: conceptions of nation and culture in business literature on cultural difference. 

    Halsall, Robert (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14759550701863290, 2008-03)
    HALSALL, R., 2008. From ‘business culture’ to ‘brand state’: conceptions of nation and culture in business literature on cultural difference. In: Culture and Organization, 14 (1), pp. 15-30.
    This article examines changing conceptions of culture and nation in business literature from the early 1990s to the present. In the early 1990s the growth of literature concerned with depicting the cultural differences ...
  • Fuel encapsulation for inertial electrostatic confinement nuclear fusion reactors. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Capanni, Niccolo Francesco; Gow, Kenneth S. (British Interplanetary Society., 2011-05)
    MACLEOD, C., CAPANNI, N. F. and GOW, K. S., 2011. Fuel encapsulation for inertial electrostatic confinement nuclear fusion reactors. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 64 (5), pp. 139-149.
    Inertial Electrostatic Confinement (IEC) is an approach to nuclear fusion which utilises the properties of electrostatically accelerated ion-beams instead of hot plasmas. The best known device which uses the principle is ...
  • The functionality of spatial and time domain artificial neural models 

    Capanni, Niccolo Francesco (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2006-08)
    This thesis investigates the functionality of the units used in connectionist Artificial Intelligence systems. Artificial Neural Networks form the foundation of the research and their units, Artificial Neurons, are first ...