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  • Family entrepreneurship as a field of research: exploring its contours and contents. 

    Randerson, Kathleen; Bettinelli, Cristina; Fayolle, Alain; Anderson, Alistair R. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfbs.2015.08.002, 2015-09)
    RANDERSON, K., BETTINELLIB, C., FAYOLLE, A. and ANDERSON, A., 2015. Family entrepreneurship as a field of research: exploring its contours and contents. Journal of Family Business Strategy, Vol. 6 (3), pp. 143-154.
    This research note presents some food for thought about linking and relating the family, family business and entrepreneurship fields. Although each field has developed an important body of knowledge and some work has been ...
  • Fatty acid and phospholipid chlorohydrins cause cell stress and endothelial adhesion. 

    Dever, Gary; Wainwright, Cherry L.; Kennedy, Simon; Spickett, Corinne M. (Acta Biochimica Polonica http://www.actabp.pl/pdf/4_2006/761s.pdf, 2006)
    DEVER, G., WAINWRIGHT, C. L., KENNEDY, S. and SPICKETT, C. M., 2006. Fatty acid and phospholipid chlorohydrins cause cell stress and endothelial adhesion. Acta Biochimica Polonica, 53 (4), pp. 761-768.
    The oxidation of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is thought to contribute to atherogenesis, which is an inflammatory disease involving activation of phagocytic cells. Myeloperoxidase, an enzyme which is able to produce ...
  • Female form in the media: body image and obesity. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (M&K Publishing, 2010-04)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2010. Female form in the media: body image and obesity. In: G. TSICHLIA and A. JOHNSTONE, eds. Fat Matters: From Sociology to Science. Cumbria: M&K Publishing. Chapter 1.
  • Festival place or place of festival? The role of place identity and attachment in the festival environment. 

    Davis, Andrew; Martin, Andrew (Academy of Marketing. https://marketing.conference-services.net/resources/327/4002/pdf/AM2014_0243_paper.pdf, 2014-07)
    DAVIS, A. and MARTIN, A., 2014. Festival place or place of festival? The role of place identity and attachment in the festival environment. In: AM2014 - Marketing Dimensions: People, Places and Spaces (47th Academy of Marketing Conference) [online]. 7-10 July 2014. Helensburgh: Academy of Marketing. Available from: https://marketing.conference-services.net/resources/327/4002/pdf/AM2014_0243_paper.pdf [Viewed 03 September 2015].
    This paper addresses place identity and attachment theory in the context of events. Viewing place as a symbolic part of the consumption process, a "Model of Festival Place" is developed. This advances theories that presuppose ...
  • Fetishism and the stories of feminist art. 

    Kokoli, Alexandra M. (Cambridge Scholars Publishing., 2008)
    KOKOLI, A. M., 2008. Fetishism and the stories of feminist art. In: A. M. KOKOLI, ed. Feminism reframed: reflections on art and difference. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 206-226.
  • Fiction selection - an AI at work? 

    MacLennan, Alan (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074809610110145, 1996)
    MACLENNAN, A., 1996. Fiction selection - an AI at work? New Library World, 97 (2), pp. 24-32
    Considers the historical dimension of the treatment of fiction in libraries and concludes that, if fiction is regarded as a resource, library users are entitled to enhanced access to it. Notes that enhancing access to ...
  • Fiduciary content in joint ventures and partnering contracts in the construction industry. 

    Begg, Paul D. (LexisNexis, 2003-10)
    BEGG, P.D., 2003. Fiduciary content in joint ventures and partnering contracts in the construction industry. Scottish Law & Practice Quarterly, 8 (4), pp. 272-288
    ‘Partnering’ is a co-operative arrangement in the construction industry which is commonly based on general expressions of trust, co-operation and good faith. However it seems that partnering parties can have negligible ...
  • Finding the hidden gems: recommending untagged music. 

    Horsburgh, Ben; Craw, Susan; Massie, Stewart; Boswell, Robin (AAAI Press/ International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence., 2011)
    HORSBURGH, B., CRAW, S., MASSIE, S. and BOSWELL, R., 2011. Finding the hidden gems: recommending untagged music. In: WALSH, T., ed. Proceedings of the Twenty-Second International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. 16-22 July 2011. Menlo Park, California: AAAI Press/ International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence. Pp. 2256-2261
    We have developed a novel hybrid representation for Music Information Retrieval. Our representation is built by incorporating audio content into the tag space in a tag-track matrix, and then learning hybrid concepts ...
  • Finishing the "unfinished" story. 

    Morrison, James (Routledge https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2016.1165129, 2016-04-06)
    MORRISON, J. 2016. Finishing the "unfinished" story. Digital journalism [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2016.1165129
    Discussion threads published beneath articles on news websites have only lately become the subject of serious scholarship. While early research preoccupied itself with the hostile nature of comments posted on such forums, ...
  • First catch your fish: designing a “low energy fish” label. 

    Grinnall, Andy; Burnett, Simon M. (MDPI http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su7056086, 2015-05)
    GRINNALL, A. and BURNETT, S., 2015. First catch your fish: designing a “low energy fish” label. Sustainability, 7 (5), pp. 6086-6101.
    This paper explores the application of information design principles to label design for fish packaging, identifying energy implications for the product. This stage of the project has consisted of: A review and distillation ...
  • First line supervisors in the offshore oil and gas industry. 

    Carnegie, David (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 1998-07)
    The offshore oil and gas industry has created significant wealth for the UK economy; approximately 250 billion Great British Pounds (GBP) since oil was discovered under the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) of which ...
  • Fisheries in Iwaki after the Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear accident: lessons for coastal management under conditions of high uncertainty? 

    Mabon, Leslie; Kawabe, Midori (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08920753.2015.1051425, 2015)
    MABON, L. and KAWABE, M., 2015. Fisheries in Iwaki after the Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear accident: lessons for coastal management under conditions of high uncertainty? Costal Management, Vol 43(5) p.p. 498-518.
    This article evaluates factors driving perception of risk and uncertainty in fisheries in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, following the Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear accident. Particular attention is paid to lessons ...
  • Five types of complexity. 

    Spicker, Paul (Policy Press http://www.policypress.co.uk/journals_jpsj.asp, 2005-02)
    SPICKER, P., 2005. Five types of complexity. Benefits, 13 (1), pp. 5 – 9.
    This article describes five types of complexity in the operation of social security benefits. The first is intrinsic complexity: some benefits are complex in their concept, structure or operation. The second is extrinsic: ...
  • Flow induced acoustic resonances in heat exchangers. 

    Rae, George J. (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 1986-03)
    This thesis describes an investigation into the acoustic phenomenon in in-line tubular heat exchangers subjected to cross flow. The flow through such a heat exchanger can result in the production of very high noise ...
  • Flying in the face of environmental concern: why green consumers continue to fly. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Oates, Caroline J.; Thyne, Maree; Timmis, Andrew J.; Carlile, Claire (Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0267257X.2015.1059352, 2015-08)
    MCDONALD, S., OATES, C. J., THYNE, M., TIMMIS, A. J. and CARLILE, C., 2015. Flying in the face of environmental concern: why green consumers continue to fly. Journal of Marketing Management, 31 (13-14), pp. 1503-1528.
    Some unsustainable consumer behaviours have proved extremely hard to change or even challenge. Despite the fact that flying can be more damaging than any other activity that an individual can undertake, many otherwise ...
  • A focus group based study of the perspectives of the Maltese population and healthcare professionals on medication wastage. 

    West, Lorna Marie; Diack, Lesley; Cordina, Maria; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-016-0359-5, 2016-07-29)
    WEST, L.M., DIACK, L., CORDINA, M. and STEWART, D. [2016]. A focus group based study of the perspectives of the Maltese population and healthcare professionals on medication wastage. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-016-0359-5
    The World Health Organization states that globally more than half of all medication is inappropriately prescribed, dispensed or sold with a need to implement wastage reduction strategies. Developing processes which include ...
  • 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, ...