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  • Gift giving to children at Christmas and birthdays. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University, 2008-07)
    BREMNER, P., 2008. Gift giving to children at Christmas and birthdays. In: Reflective Marketing in a Material World: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Annual Conference 2008. 8-10 July 2008. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper explores gift giving of toys to children at Christmas and Birthdays and their perception of the gift giver. Three areas are discussed; gift giving, the methodological approach and the results and conclusions. Gift ...
  • Gift-giving of toys from adults to children. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2015-05)
    The focus of this study is the consumer behaviour habits of adults giving of toys to children aged 11 and under as gifts. It is borne out of a need to understand why adults buy gifts for children adding to the issues on ...
  • The Glamour. 

    O'Sullivan, Tom; Tatham, Joanne (2001-04-20)
    TATHAM, J. and O’SULLIVAN, T. (2001) The Glamour Berlin Biennale 2. 20 April – 20 June 2001 [Exhibition]
    The Glamour was commissioned by the Berlin Biennale for this survey of international contemporary art. The Glamour at the Berlin Biennale was a continuation of The Glamour project that was first initiated at Transmission ...
  • Global nomadism: a discursive and narratological analysis of identity concepts in the ‘mobile professional’. 

    Whitehead, Gabriela (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2015-03)
    This thesis examined to what extent a particular class of highly mobile professionals has internalized the contemporary discourse of corporate global nomadism, proposed by the researcher as an example of the kind of ...
  • Global warming: is weight loss a solution? 

    Gryka, Anna; Broom, John; Rolland, Catherine (Nature Publishing Group http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2011.151, 2012-03)
    GRYKA, A., BROOM, J, and ROLLAND, C., 2012. Global warming: is weight loss a solution? International Journal of Obesity, 36 (3), pp. 474-476.
    The current climate change has been most likely caused by the increased greenhouse gas emissions. We have looked at the major greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide (CO2), and estimated the reduction in the CO2 emissions that would ...
  • Globalising employee engagement: myths and reality; a Middle East perspective. 

    Elewa, Tamer F. (Robert Gordon University Department of Management., 2013-04)
    The purpose of this research was to investigate if selected cultural and national aspects had an effect on employee engagement drivers. Another aim was to find out if applying global engagement tools in different cultures ...
  • Goalsetting as a tool for involving people with learning disabilities in healthcare. 

    Young, Anita Finlayson (Robert Gordon University School of Health Sciences, 2002-03)
    Background: This research was undertaken during a period of rapid change within the NHS including the deinstitutionalisation of care, and increased emphasis on partnership working. The main aim of the study was to examine ...
  • Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Laing, Richard Alexander; Gray, David (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269094214521980, 2014-02)
    TAIT, E., LAING, R. and GRAY, D., 2014. Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. Local Economy, 29 (1-2), pp. 129-140.
    Emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland’s total. Action to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport has been criticized for being limited, poorly integrated with other areas of policy, ...
  • The governance of oil and gas operations in hostile but attractive regions: West Africa. 

    Moller, Leon (Thomson Reuters, 2010-07)
    MOLLER, L., 2010. The governance of oil and gas operations in hostile but attractive regions: West Africa. International Energy Law Review, 4, pp. 110-122
    West Africa with its well-endowed natural resources remains a highly attractive investment opportunity. That is, to investors who are not deterred by the economical and political challenges of these countries including the ...
  • GPR55 deletion in mice leads to age-related ventricular dysfunction and impaired adrenoceptor-mediated inotropic responses. 

    Walsh, Sarah K.; Hector, Emma E.; Andreasson, Anne-Christine; Jonsson-Rylander, Ann-Cathrine; Wainwright, Cherry L. (PLOS http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0108999, 2014-10)
    WALSH, S. K., HECTOR, E. E., ANDREASSON, A.-C., JONSSON-RYLANDER, A.-C., and WAINWRIGHT, C. L., 2014. GPR55 deletion in mice leads to age-related ventricular dysfunction and impaired adrenoceptor-mediated inotropic responses. PLOS ONE, 9 (10), e108999.
    G protein coupled receptor 55 (GPR55) is expressed throughout the body, and although its exact physiological function is unknown, studies have suggested a role in the cardiovascular system. In particular, GPR55 has been ...
  • A grand day out: empathic approaches to design. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; McDonagh, Deana (Design Society., 2008-09)
    MALINS, J. and MCDONAGH, D., 2008. A grand day out: empathic approaches to design. In: A. CLARKE, M. EVATT, P. HOGARTH, J. LLOVERAS and L. PONS, eds. New perspectives in design education: Proceedings of the Engineering and Product Design Education Conference held at Universitat Polytecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 4-5 September 2008, Volume 1. Design Society. Pp. 198-203.
    Design education is facing some interesting and challenging times. Students need to be equipped with all the necessary designing skills, whilst being effective interdisciplinary team players and sensitive design researchers. ...
  • Graphics processing unit based acceleration of electromagnetic transients simulation. 

    Debnath, Jayanta K.; Gole, Aniruddha M.; Fung, Wai-Keung (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRD.2015.2492983, 2015-10-26)
    DEBNATH, J.K., GOLE, A.M. and FUNG, W.-K. 2015. Graphics processing unit based acceleration of electromagnetic transients simulation. IEEE transactions on power delivery [online], Early Access. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRD.2015.2492983
    This paper presents a novel parallelization approach to speedup EMT simulation, using GPU-based computing. This paper extends earlier published works in the area, by exploiting additional parallelism to accelerate EMT ...
  • Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh (British Psychological Society, 2011-02)
    MCDONALD, S., 2011. Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace. In: D. BARTLETT, ed. Going green: the psychology of sustainability in the workplace. Leicester: The British Psychological Society. pp. 59-64.
  • Grounding the theory of virtue. 

    Crockett, Carter (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2005-08)
    Business plays a powerful role in contemporary society, but this increasing role has been accompanied by a growing concern regarding the social and moral impact of enterprising endeavour. One of the greatest challenges ...
  • Hackers beware: the cautionary story of Gary McKinnon. 

    Arnell, Paul; Reid, Alan (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13600830902727822, 2009)
    ARNELL, P. and REID, A., 2009. Hackers beware: the cautionary story of Gary McKinnon. Information and Communications Technology Law, 18 (1), pp. 1-12.
    The law of extradition was changed following the 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. Subsequent practice has seen the range of extraditable offences expand to include acts not traditionally regarded as terrorist ...
  • Handling uncertain information in whole-life costing: a comparative study 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, Assem; Pollock, Robert (Palgrave MacMillan Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.rm.8240126, 2002-07)
    KISHK, M., AL-HAJJ, A. and POLLOCK, R., 2002. Handling uncertain information in whole-life costing: a comparative study. Risk Management: An International Journal, 4(3), pp. 59-70
    A number of recently developed algorithms to handle uncertain information in whole life costing (WLC) are explained and validated in the context of two example applications. In the first example application, the proposed ...
  • Health & ethnicity in Aberdeenshire : a study of Polish in-migrants ; a report for the Scottish Health Council. 

    Love, John G.; Vertigans, Steve; Domaszk, Emilia; Zdeb, Konrad; Love, Ann P.; Sutton, Philip W. (The Robert Gordon University http://www.scottishhealthcouncil.org/shcp/files/Health%20Council%20Polish%20Final%20Report%20June%202007%20oct%20rev.pdf, 2007-06)
    LOVE, J.G., VERTIGANS, S., DOMASZK, E., ZDEB, K., LOVE, A.P. and SUTTON, P.W., 2007. Health & ethnicity in Aberdeenshire: a study of Polish in-migrants; a report for the Scottish Health Council. Aberdeen: The Robert Gordon University.
    In Scotland as a whole, around 2% of the population are from minority ethnic backgrounds, although the distribution of people from such backgrounds is uneven across the country. In Aberdeenshire, out of a total population ...
  • Health & homelessness in Aberdeen City: a report for the Scottish Health Council. 

    Love, John G.; Love, Ann P.; Vertigans, Steve; Sutton, Philip W. (The Robert Gordon University http://www.scottishhealthcouncil.org/shcp/files/Health%20Council%20Homeless%20Final%20Report%20June%202007%20rev%20oct.pdf, 2007-06)
    LOVE, J.G., LOVE, A.P., VERTIGANS, S. and SUTTON, P.W., 2007. Health & homelessness in Aberdeen City: a report for the Scottish Health Council. Aberdeen: The Robert Gordon University.
    1. Background According to the latest official figures, 1900 households presented themselves as homeless in Aberdeen City in the year 2005/2006 (Scottish Executive 2006). The problems faced by homeless people in Aberdeen ...
  • Hidden chaotic attractors in a class of two-dimensional maps. 

    Jiang, Haibo; Liu, Yang; Wei, Zhouchao; Zhang, Liping (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11071-016-2857-3, 2016-05-31)
    JIANG, H., LIU. Y., WEI, Z. and ZHANG, L. 2016. Hidden chaotic attractors in a class of two-dimensional maps. Nonlinear dynamics [online], (accepted). Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11071-016-2857-3
    This paper studies the hidden dynamics of a class of two-dimensional maps inspired by the Hénon map. A special consideration is made to the existence of fixed points and their stabilities in these maps. Our concern focuses ...
  • High dimensional indexing for protein structure matching 

    Huang, Zi; Zhou, Xiaofang; Song, Dawei (Imperial College Press. http://ebooks.worldscinet.com/ISBN/9781860947322/9781860947322.shtml, 2005-01)
    HUANG, Z., ZHOU, X. and SONG, D., 2005. High dimensional indexing for protein structure matching. In: Y-P. P. CHEN and L. WONG eds. Proceedings of the 3rd Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference. 17-21 January 2005. Singapore: Imperial College Press. pp. 21-30.
    For determining functionality dependencies between two proteins, both represented as 3D structures, it is an essential condition that they have a matching structure. As 3D structures for proteins are large, complex and ...