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  • Evaluation of spot and passive sampling for monitoring, flux estimation and risk assessment of pesticides within the constraints of a typical regulatory monitoring scheme. 

    Zhang, Zulin; Troldborg, Mads; Yates, Kyari; Osprey, Mark; Kerr, Christine; Hallett, Paul D.; Baggaley, Nikki; Rhind, Stewart M.; Dawson, Julian J. C.; Hough, Rupert L. (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.219, 2016-07-15)
    ZHANG, Z., TROLDBORG, M., YATES, K., OSPREY, M., KERR, C., HALLETT, P.D., BAGGALEY, H., RHIND, S.M., DAWSON, J.J.C. and HOUGH, R.L. 2016. Evaluation of spot and passive sampling for monitoring, flux estimation and risk assessment of pesticides within the constraints of a typical regulatory monitoring scheme. Science of the total environment [online], 569-570, pages 1369-1379. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.219
    In many agricultural catchments of Europe and North America, pesticides occur at generally low concentrations with significant temporal variation. This poses several challenges for both monitoring and understanding ecological ...
  • Evaluation of the development and application of multimedia computer assisted learning in Higher Education. 

    Newton, Robert (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management., 2001-03)
    This thesis deals with approaches to the evaluation of multimedia computer assisted learning in higher education. The thesis is presented in two parts. The first part consists mainly of a literature based review of the ...
  • An evaluation of the first year of family health nursing practice in Scotland 

    Macduff, Colin; West, Bernice J. M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2004.05.003, 2005-01)
    MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B., 2005. An evaluation of the first year of family health nursing practice in Scotland. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 42 (1), pp. 47-59
    Scotland has led enactment of the new World Health Organisation (Europe) Family Health Nurse (FHN) concept. This paper presents research which evaluated the initial operation and impact of the role in remote and rural ...
  • Evaluation of the practice of veterinary pharmacy. 

    O'Driscoll, Noelle H.; Labovitiadi, Olga; Lamb, Andrew (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2015.06.017, 2015-09)
    O’DRISCOLL, N. H., LABOVITIADI, O. and LAMB, A. J., 2015. Evaluation of the practice of veterinary pharmacy. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, Vol. 7 (5), pp. 606-613.
    Background In the United Kingdom (UK), pharmacists’ roles have expanded considerably in recent decades to encompass clinical practice through more direct patient care. However, dispensing and compounding remain core ...
  • An evaluation of the process and initial impact of disseminating a nursing e-thesis. 

    Macduff, Colin (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04937.x, 2009-05)
    MACDUFF, C., 2009. An evaluation of the process and initial impact of disseminating a nursing e-thesis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65 (5), pp. 1010-1018.
    Aim. This paper is a report of a study conducted to evaluate product, process and outcome aspects of the dissemination of a nursing PhD thesis via an open-access electronic institutional repository. Background. Despite ...
  • Evaluation of the quality of individual quick frozen fish products. 

    Seremeti, Maria Makri (Robert Gordon University School of Life Sciences., 2007-07)
    In the present study the effects of characteristic freezing times and storage time at -22°C on the quality of the adductor muscle of post-rigor scallops (Pecten maximus)and gilthead seabream fillets (Sparusa urata) were ...
  • An evaluation of the use and efficacy of analgesics in the management of chronic pain in the community. 

    Read, Rhona W. (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1998-08)
    The main aims of this research were to evaluate the use and efficacy of analgesics in the management of chronic pain in the community and to investigate the role of the pharmacist in optimising health outcomes relating ...
  • Event and map content personalisation in a mobile and context-aware environment. 

    Bierig, Ralf (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2008-04)
    Effective methods for information access are of the greatest importance for our modern lives – particularly with respect to handheld devices. Personalisation is one such method which models a user’s characteristics to ...
  • Evidence-based practice in teaching : an information perspective 

    Williams, Dorothy; Coles, Louisa (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00220410710836376, 2007)
    WILLIAMS, D. and COLES, L., 2007. Evidence-based practice in teaching: an information perspective. Journal of Documentation, 63 (6), pp. 812-835
    Purpose – The purpose of this research is to explore UK teachers' use of research-based information, with a particular focus on issues relating to access to information in schools, information literacy, and the role of the ...
  • Evolution and devolved action: towards the evolution of systems. 

    Macleod, Christopher; McMinn, David; Reddipogu, Ann; Capanni, Niccolo Francesco; Maxwell, Grant M. (Robert Gordon University, 2001)
    MACLEOD, C., MCMINN, D., REDDIPOGU, A. B., CAPANNI, N. F. and MAXWELL, G. M., 2001. Evolution and devolved action: towards the evolution of systems. In: Appendix B of MCMINN, D. Using evolutionary artificial neural networks to design hierarchical animat nervous systems, Ph. D. thesis. Aberdeen : Robert Gordon University.
    The Artificial Neural Networks group at the Robert Gordon University has, over the last six years, built up considerable knowledge and practical experience in Evolutionary Artificial Neural Networks. This experience ...
  • The evolution of agile manufacturing. 

    Li, Jin-Hai; Anderson, Alistair R.; Harrison, Richard (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14637150310468380, 2003-04-01)
    LI, J.-H., ANDERSON, A.R. and HARRISON, R.T. 2003. The evolution of agile manufacturing. Business process management journal [online], 9(2), pages 170-189. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14637150310468380
    This paper provides an exploration of the concept and content of agile manufacturing (AM). It describes the nature of the content of AM and synthesises the literature to propose a comprehensive definition of purpose and ...
  • The evolution of genre in Wikipedia. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Ruthven, Ian; Holt, Patrik (GCSL (German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology) http://media.dwds.de/jlcl/2009_Heft1/01Malcolm_Clark_and_Ian_Ruthven_and_Patrik_OBrian_Holt.pdf, 2009)
    CLARK, M., RUTHVEN, I. and HOLT, P. O’B., 2009. The evolution of genre in Wikipedia. Journal for Language Technology and Computational Linguistics, 25 (1), pp. 1-22.
    This paper presents an overview of the ways in which genres, or structural forms, develop in a community of practice, in this case, Wikipedia. Firstly, we collected data by performing a small search task in the ...
  • The evolution of modular artificial neural networks 

    Muthuraman, Sethuraman (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2005)
    This thesis describes a novel approach to the evolution of Modular Artificial Neural Networks. Standard Evolutionary Algorithms, used in this application include: Genetic Algorithms, Evolutionary Strategies, Evolutionary ...
  • Evolution of the legal framework for oil and gas exploration and production in Namibia. 

    Moller, Leon (MARIS B.V. www.ogel.org/article.asp?key=3383, 2013-10)
    MOLLER, L., 2013. Evolution of the legal framework for oil and gas exploration and production in Namibia. OGEL: Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence. [online] OGEL 5 (2013) Available from: www.ogel.org [Accessed 15 April 2014]
    This article highlights the existing national legal framework in Namibia relating to the exploration and production of offshore petroleum resources. It gives a brief summary of the historical context before discussing the ...
  • Evolutionary algorithms for real-time artificial neural network training. 

    Jagadeesan, Ananda Prasanna; Maxwell, Grant M.; Macleod, Christopher (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11550907_12, 2005-09-01)
    JAGADEESAN, A., MAXWELL, G. and MACLEOD, C. 2005. Evolutionary algorithms for real-time artificial neural network training. Lecture notes in computer science [online], 3697, Proceedings of the 15th international conference on artifical neural networks (ICANN 2005): formal models and their applications, 11-15 September 2005, Warsaw, Poland, part 2, pages 73-78. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11550907_12
    This paper reports on experiments investigating the use of Evolutionary Algorithms to train Artificial Neural Networks in real time. A simulated legged mobile robot was used as a test bed in the experiments. Since the ...
  • An examination of Canadian information professionals’ involvement in the provision of business information synthesis and analysis services. 

    Patterson, Liane; Martzoukou, Konstantina (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0961000611426215, 2012-03)
    PATTERSON, L. and MARTZOUKOU, K., 2012. An examination of Canadian information professionals’ involvement in the provision of business information synthesis and analysis services. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 44 (1), pp. 47-64.
    The present study investigated the processes information professionals, working in a business environment, follow to meet business clients’ information needs and particularly their involvement in information synthesis and ...
  • An examination of development factors in the UK children's multimedia market 

    Anthoney, Audrey McIntosh (The Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2003-04)
    The project topic developed in early 1998 as it emerged that there was a need for research into the area of children's multimedia in the UK. Research by others into the area of `generic' multimedia, products and technology, ...
  • An examination of large commercial banks within G-10: risk, efficiency, and the 1996 market risk amendment. 

    Forsyth, Michael (The Robert Gordon University Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, 2008-10)
    The financial industry changed significantly through the 1990s as commercial banks pursued additional profits through non-traditional and off-balance sheet (OBS) activity. The regulatory bodies had to accept the changing ...
  • Examination of the antibacterial activities of some semi-synthetic chalcone-derivatives alone and in combination with polymyxin B. 

    Medu, Erere Ohwofasa (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2013-05)
    In view of the increasing global challenge of bacterial resistance, there exists an urgent need for the rationale development of antibacterial compounds with either novel or multiple mechanisms of action. Two chalcone-derivatives, ...
  • An examination of the physical and temporal parameters of post-physical printmaking practice: exploring new modes of collaboration, distribution and consumption resulting from digital processes and networked participation. 

    Thompson, Paul (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2014-02)
    This research was initiated by questions raised from the researcher’s professional activities in fine art printmaking and examines, through contextualised artistic practice and critical enquiry, redefinitions in the physical ...