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  • Exploring the adoption of low carbon technologies by Scottish housing associations. 

    Abdel-Wahab, Mohamed; Moore, David R.; McDonald, Seonaidh (Oxford University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/ctr031, 2011-12)
    ABDEL-WAHAB, M., MOORE, D. and MCDONALD, S., 2011. Exploring the adoption of low carbon technologies by Scottish housing associations. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, 6 (4), pp. 318-323
    Housing associations (HAs) are responsible for building and managing approximately one-third of affordable homes in Scotland. The adoption of low carbon technologies (LCTs) by HAs presents an area that could potentially ...
  • Exploring the policing-entrepreneurship nexus. 

    Smith, Robert (The Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Briefing2.pdf, 2008-08)
    SMITH, R., 2008. Exploring the policing-entrepreneurship nexus. SIPR Briefing Paper, 2.
    Although the term ‘Entrepreneurial Policing’ (EP) is in vogue it remains little more than meaningless rhetoric because traditionally, the term entrepreneur itself has not been part of the pragmatic lexicon of Policing. ...
  • Extracorporeal shock wave for the treatment of chronic venous ulcers: a pilot study. 

    Cooper, Ben (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2015-11)
    This thesis reports a pilot study investigating the use of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ECSW) in the treatment of chronic venous ulcers. The studies primary aim was to assess the clinical effectiveness of this treatment ...
  • Extracting value from their environment: some observations on pimping and prostitution as entrepreneurship. 

    Smith, Robert; Christou, Maria L. (Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship and the Faculty of Administration of the University of Regina., 2009)
    SMITH, R. and CHRISTOU, M. L., 2009. Extracting value from their environment: some observations on pimping and prostitution as entrepreneurship. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 22 (1), pp. 69-84.
    There has been an upsurge in academic studies relating to the underclass as a marginalized group. Notwithstanding this, the literature seldom represents the underclass as an economically active grouping. This study counters ...
  • Facilitating DL-based hybrid reasoning with inference fusion. 

    Hu, Bo; Arana, Ines; Compatangelo, Ernesto (Springer-Verlag, 2002-12)
    HU, B., ARANA, I. and COMPATANGELO, E. 2002. Facilitating DL-based hybrid reasoning with inference fusion. In: M. BRAMER and A. PREECE eds. Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XIX: Proceedings of ES2002, the Twenty-second SGAI International Conference on Knowledge Based Systems and Applied Artificial Intelligence. December 2002. Cambridge. pp. 91- 104.
    We present an extension to DL-based taxonomic reasoning by means of the proposed inference fusion, i.e. the dynamic combination of inferences from distributed heterogeneous reasoners. Our approach integrates results ...
  • Facilitating DL-based hybrid reasoning with inference fusion. 

    Hu, Bo; Arana, Ines; Compatangelo, Ernesto (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0950-7051(03)00026-1, 2003-07)
    HU, B., ARANA, I. and COMPATANGELO, E., 2003. Facilitating DLbased hybrid reasoning with inference fusion. Knowledge Based Systems, 16 (5-6), pp. 42-48.
    We present an extension to DL-based taxonomic reasoning by means of inference fusion, i.e. the dynamic combination of inferences from distributed heterogeneous reasoners. Our approach integrates results from a DL-based ...
  • Facilitating query decomposition in query language modeling by association rule mining using multiple sliding windows. 

    Song, Dawei; Huang, Qiang; Ruger, Stefan; Bruza, Peter D. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-786-7_31, 2008)
    SONG, D., HUANG, Q., RUGER, S. and BRUZA, P. D., 2008. Facilitating query decomposition in query language modeling by association rule mining using multiple sliding windows. In: C. MACDONALD, I. OUNIS, V. PLACHOURAS, I. RUTHVEN and R.W. WHITE, eds. Advances in Information Retrieval: 30th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2008, Glasgow, UK, March 30-April 3, 2008; Proceedings. Berlin: Springer. pp. 334-345.
    This paper presents a novel framework to further advance the recent trend of using query decomposition and high-order term re- lationships in query language modeling, which takes into account terms implicitly associated ...
  • Factors impacting on technology acceptance for the micro/SME electronics retailer. 

    Connon, Neil G. (The Robert Gordon University Department of Marketing, 2007-12)
    The UK micro/SME (known here as SME) retail sector is very important to the economic well being of the country. Its ability to generate jobs as well as income makes it a key part of the drive towards economic growth, and ...
  • FADE AWAY and RADIATE. 

    Buckley, Jim (http://www.arttrail.ie, 2007-09)
    (2007) FADE AWAY and RADIATE (artwork), Firkin Crane building, Cork, Ireland. September 2007. Commissioned by Art Trail Visual Arts Festival (www.arttrail.ie) for ‘SLOWSPACE FASTPACE ‘ exhibition. Curator Rana Ozturk.
  • Failure prognostic schemes and database design of a software tool for efficient management of wind turbine maintenance. 

    Sinha, Yashwant; Steel, John A. (Multi-Science / Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/0309-524X.39.4.453, 2015)
    SINHA, Y. and STEEL, J., 2015. Failure prognostic schemes and database design of a software tool for efficient management of wind turbine maintenance. Wind Engineering, Vol 39 (4), pp. 453-478.
    Wind Turbines require numerous and varied types of maintenance activities throughout their lifespan, the frequency of which increases with years in operation. At present the proportion of maintenance cost to the total cost ...
  • The 'fairness paradox' and 'small-firm growth resistance strategies'. 

    Ullah, Farid; Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-02-2015-0005, 2015-09-30)
    ULLAH, F. and SMITH, R. 2015. The 'fairness paradox' and 'small-firm growth resistance strategies'. World journal of entrepreneurship, management and sustainable development [online], 11(3), pages 154-175. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-02-2015-0005
    The purpose of this paper is to examine and explore why 'Small-Businesses' resist employing outside the immediate family and investigate the employee as an outsider and entrepreneurial resource. Design/methodology/approach ...
  • Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: protocol for an integrative literature review. [Protocol] 

    Larsson, Maria; Lee, Siew Hwa; Wilde-Larsson, Bodil; Olsson, Cecilia; Bjuresäter, Kaisa; Hov, Reidun; Grov, Ellen Karine; Kennedy, Catriona (PROSPERO http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016037839, 2016-04-19)
    LARSSON, M., LEE, S.H., WILDE-LARSSON, B., OLSSON, C., BJURESÄTER, K., HOV, R., GROV, E.K. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: protocol for an integrative literature review. Protocol. PROSPERO [online], CRD42016037839. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016037839
    The aim of this integrative review is to explore the evidence base of family carers' preferences for support during end of life care in their own home. To investigate what preferences for support family carers have during ...
  • 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 ...
  • Feed-in tariff for solar photovoltaic: the rise of Japan. 

    Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; McMeekin, Scott G.; Stewart, Brian G.; Sarmah, Nabin; Mallick, Tapas Kumar; Rahim, Ruzairi Abdul; Karim, Md Ershadul; Ahmad, Salman; Tahar, Razman Mat (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2014.03.012, 2014-03-22)
    MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MCMEEKIN, S.G., STEWART, B.G., SARMAH, N., MALLICK, T.K., RAHIM, R.A., KARIM, M.E., AHMAD, S. and TAHAR, R.M. 2014. Feed-in tariff for solar photovoltaic: the rise of Japan. Renewable energy [online], 68, pages 636-643. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2014.03.012
    Japan started implementing a national Feed-In Tariff (FiT) mechanism on the 1st July 2012, which included specific payment tariffs for solar photovoltaic (PV) installations. This marks a new era in the renewable energy ...
  • 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 ...