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  • 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 ...
  • Fundamental properties of aboutness. 

    Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei; Wong, Kam-Fai (ACM Press http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/312624.312696, 1999-08)
    BRUZA, P. D., SONG, D. and WONG, K. F., 1999. Fundamental properties of aboutness. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual International ACM-SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR99). 15-19 August 1999. New York: ACM Press. pp. 277-278.
  • Future textile visions: smart textiles for health and wellness. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Steed, Josie; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Robertson, Sara; McIntyre, Lisa; Cruickshank, Leila; Scott, Kirsty (Robert Gordon University., 2012)
    MALINS, J., STEED, J., FAIRBURN, S., ROBERTSON, S., MCINTYRE, L., CRUICKSHANK, L. and SCOTT, K., 2012. Future textile visions: smart textiles for health and wellness. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    A report prepared for the Scottish Government on behalf of the Scottish Academy of Fashion, which examines the potential of new textiles solutions for health applications. Following a Sandpit event hosted by the Scottish ...
  • A fuzzy model and algorithm to handle subjectivity in life cycle costing based decision-making. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, Assem (Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built & Natural Environment, 2000)
    KISHK, M. and AL-HAJJ, A., 2000. A fuzzy model and algorithm to handle subjectivity in life cycle costing based decision-making. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 5(1-2), pp. 93-104
    A life cycle costing (LCC) algorithm that can effectively deal with judgmental assessments of input parameters is proposed. This algorithm is based on the fuzzy set theory and interval mathematics. The development of the ...
  • Gas permeation behaviour of single and mixed gas components using as asymmetric ceramic membrane. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Gobina, Edward (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) http://scholar.waset.org/1999.2/10001725, 2015)
    NWOGU, N. and GOBINA, E., 2015. Gas permeation behaviour of single and mixed gas components using an asymmetric ceramic membrane. Proceedings of the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol 9 (6), pp. 677-681.
    A dip-coating process has been used to form an asymmetric silica membrane with improved membrane performance and reproducibility. First, we deposited repeatedly silica on top of a commercial alumina membrane support to ...
  • Gas permeation study using ceramic membranes. 

    Kajama, Mohammed; Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Gobina, Edward (Canadian Centre of Science and Education http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/eer.v4n3p43, 2014-07-11)
    KAJAMA, M.N., NWOGU, N.C. and GOBINA, E., 2014. Gas permeation study using porous ceramic membranes. Energy and Environment Research, Vol 4 (3), pp. 43-49.
    A 6000 nm ceramic membrane was repaired with boehmite solution (ALOOH) through the repeat dip-coating technique. The permeance of hydrogen (H2) and carbon dioxide (CO2) were obtained through the membrane in relation to ...
  • Gas transport and characterization of inorganic ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification. 

    Edidiong, Okon; Habiba, Shehu; Gobina, Edward (International Association of Engineers., 2014-10)
    EDIDIONG, O., HABIBA, S. and GOBINA, E., 2014. Gas transport and characterization of inorganic ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification. In: S.I. AO, C. DOUGLAS, W.S. GRUNDFEST and J. BURGSTONE, EDS. Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2014. 22-24 October, 2014. San Francisco: International Association of Engineers. Volume II, pp. 590-594. ISBN 9789881925374.
    Ethyl lactate is an important organic ester, which is biodegradable in nature and widely used as food additive, perfumery, flavor chemicals and solvent. Inorganic porous ceramic membrane has shown a lot of advantages in ...
  • Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Richardson, I. E. G.; Leaper, Steven (IEEE, 2003)
    MUIR, L., RICHARDSON, I., LEAPER, S., 2003. Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. In: Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium 2003. 23-25 May 2003. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. pp. 321-325.
    Sign language communication via videotelephone has demanding visual quality requirements. In order to optimise video coding for sign language it is necessary to quantify the importance of areas of the video scene. Eye ...
  • GDR architecture and town planning in post-unification Germany: 'Geschichtsaufarbeitung' or aesthetic autonomy? 

    Halsall, Robert (Rodopi, 2000)
    HALSALL, R., 2000. GDR architecture and town planning in post-unification Germany: 'Geschichtsaufarbeitung' or aesthetic autonomy? In: P. BARKER, ed. The GDR and its history: ruckblick und revision; die DDR im spiegel der enquete-kommissionen. Amsterdam: Rodopi. pp. 185-214.
  • General practitioner views of an electronic high-risk medicine proforma to facilitate information transfer. 

    Rushworth, Gordon F.; Diack, Lesley; Rudd, Ian G.; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer Netherlands http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-014-0033-8, 2015-02)
    RUSHWORTH, G. F., DIACK, L., RUDD, I. G. and STEWART, D., 2015. General practitioner views of an electronic high-risk medicine proforma to facilitate information transfer. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 37 (1), pp 4-7.
    Background The potential of warfarin related harm is increased if clinicians lack the full patient specific information to make informed decisions—an e-proforma has been developed to communicate this information on hospital ...
  • Generalisation and phronesis: rethinking the methodology of social policy. 

    Spicker, Paul (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047279410000334, 2011-01)
    SPICKER, P., 2011. Generalisation and phronesis: rethinking the methodology of social policy. Journal of Social Policy, 40 (1), pp. 1-19.
    Social policy research often depends on the application of generalisations from social science. Questions like ‘what works?’ assume that general principles can be translated from specific examples into other contexts. ...