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  • An analysis of policy to practice initiatives in Scotland: what are the key lessons learned? 

    Shuai, Ziying; Macduff, Colin (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12389, 2016-05-11)
    SHUAI, Z. and MACDUFF, C. 2016. An analysis of policy to practice initiatives in Scotland: what are the key lessons learned? Journal of nursing management [online], 24(6), pages 825-833. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12389
    Aim - The study sought to identify and explain common issues and lessons arising from four national health policy initiatives related to nursing, midwifery and allied health professions (NMAHPs) in Scotland between 2005 ...
  • An analysis of seasonality fluctuations in the oil and gas stock returns. 

    Sanusi, Muhammad Surajo; Ahmad, Farooq (Cogent OA https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2015.1128133, 2016-01-04)
    SANUSI, M.S. and AHMAD, F 2016. An analysis of seasonality fluctuations in the oil and gas stock returns. Cogent economics and finance [online], 4: 1128133. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2015.1128133
    This paper investigates the existence of seasonality anomalies in the stock returns of the oil and gas companies on the London Stock Exchange. It employs F-test, Kruskal–Wallis and Tukey tests to examine days-of-the-week ...
  • An analysis of the development of family health nursing in Scotland through policy and practice 1998-2006 

    Macduff, Colin (The Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. School of Nursing & Midwifery, The Robert Gordon University, 2007-05)
    In 1998 World Health Organisation Europe outlined a vision of a new community-based nurse called the Family Health Nurse (FHN) who would help individuals, families and communities to cope with illness and to improve their ...
  • An analysis of user engagement in relation to computing workshop activities. 

    Menzies, Rachel; Crabb, Michael; Herron, Daniel; Petrie, Karen; Stewart, Craig; Zarb, Mark (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/2676723.2677272, 2015-02-24)
    MENZIES, R., CRABB, M., HERRON, D., PETRIE, K., STEWART, C. and ZARB, M. 2015. An analysis of user engagement in relation to computing workshop activities. In Proceedings of the 46th ACM technical symposium on computer science education (SIGCSE'15), 4 -7 March 2015, Kansas City, USA. New York: ACM [online], pages 469-474. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2676723.2677272.
    Computing is now one of the fastest growing fields of employment, with a large bias placed on developing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education in schools. However, due to the fast pace of ...
  • Analyst coverage: does the listing location really matter? 

    Hassan, Omaima A. G.; Skinner, Frank S. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2016.05.008, 2016-05-25)
    HASSAN, O.A.G. and SKINNER, F.S. 2016. Analyst coverage: does the listing location really matter? International review of financial analysis [online], 46, pages 227-236. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2016.05.008
    Using a count panel regression method, we find that the listing location really does matter as stocks listed on the main board (FTSE350) rather than the junior market (AIM) attract more analyst coverage than can be explained ...
  • Analyte sensing with luminescent quantum dots. 

    Mulrooney, Ray (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2009)
    Semiconducting nanocrystals otherwise known as Quantum Dots (QDs) have attracted considerable attention over the last number of years due to their unique optical properties and potential applications. Their narrow ...
  • Analytical investigation of the steady-state behaviour of dynamic and diffusive building envelopes. 

    Taylor, Bruce J.; Cawthorne, D. A.; Imbabi, Mohammed S. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0360-1323(96)00022-4, 1996-11)
    TAYLOR, B. J., CAWTHORNE, D. A. and IMBABI, M. S., 1996. Analytical investigation of the steady-state behaviour of dynamic and diffusive building envelopes. Building and Environment 31(6), pp. 519-525.
    A one-dimensional model describing the steady-state dynamic and diffusive behaviour of a three-layer building envelope element is developed with the objective of elucidating the physics of simultaneous heat and vapour ...
  • An analytical network process model for risks prioritization in megaprojects. 

    Boateng, Prince; Chen, Zhen; Ogunlana, O. Stephen (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2015.08.007, 2015-11)
    BOATENG, P., CHEN, Z. and OGUNLANA, S. O., 2015. An analytical network process model for risks prioritization in megaprojects. International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 33 (8), pp. 1795-1811.
    Megaprojects are large, complex, and expensive projects that often involve social, technical, economic, environmental and political (STEEP) challenges to project managenment. Despite these challenges, project owners and ...
  • And they say don't work with children... 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University, 2008-07)
    BREMNER, P., 2008. And they say don’t work with children..... 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 the role and method a researcher must consider when using children as research objects. Three areas are discussed; the researcher’s role, children as research objects and the results and conclusions. ...
  • Andrew Carnegie: a model for PFI? 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Reid, Peter H.; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 2002-03-31)
    JOHNSON, I., REID, P. and BAXTER, G. 2002. Andrew Carnegie: a model for PFI? Library association record, 104(3), pages 175-176.
    The generosity of Carnegie is truly something to celebrate and where better than in the country of his birth. To celebrate that the 68th IFLA conference was to take place in Scotland and devoting part of its programe to ...
  • Anglo-American comparison of employers’ liability for discrimination in employment based on weightism. 

    Middlemiss, Sam; Downie, Margaret (The Equal Rights Trust., 2015-09)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. and DOWNIE, M., 2015. Anglo-American comparison of employers’ liability for discrimination in employment based on weightism. The Equal Rights Review, 15 (2015), pp. 87-111.
    This article analyses and compares research into discrimination based on weight (weightism) and the legal rules that cover it in the United Kingdom and the United States. Weightism is discrimination that is often based ...
  • Angular dependent light emission from planar waveguides. 

    Peter, Jaison; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Radhakrishnan, P.; Vallabhan, C. P. G.; Nampoori, V. P. N.; Kailasnath, M. (American Institute of Physics http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4905011, 2015)
    PETER, J., PRABHU, R., RADHAKRISHNAN, P., VALLABHAN, C. P. G., NAMPOORI, V. P. N. and KAILASNATH, M., 2015. Angular dependent light emission from planar waveguides. Journal of Applied Physics, 117 (1), 015301.
    We have investigated the angular dependence of amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) and laser emission from an asymmetric and free-standing polymer thin films doped with rhodamine 6G, which is transversely pumped by a ...
  • Anomaly monitoring framework based on intelligent data analysis. 

    Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Andrei; Petrovski, Sergei (Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41278-3_17, 2013-10)
    RATTADILOK, P., PETROVSKI, A. and PETROVSKI, S., 2013. Anomaly monitoring framework based on intelligent data analysis. In: H. YIN, K. TANG and Y. GAO, eds. Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning -- IDEAL 2013: Proceedings. 20-23 October 2013. Heidelberg: Springer. Pp. 134-141.
    Real-time data processing has become an increasingly important challenge as the need for faster analysis of big data widely manifests itself. In this research, several methods of Computational Intelligence have been applied ...
  • Anti-phase synchronization and symmetry-breaking bifurcation of impulsively coupled oscillators. 

    Jiang, Haibo; Liu, Yang; Zhang, Liping; Yu, Jianjiang (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.02.033, 2016-03-05)
    JIANG, H., LIU, Y., ZHANG, L. and YU, J. 2016. Anti-phase synchronization and symmetry-breaking bifurcation of impulsively coupled oscillators. Communications in nonlinear science and numerical simulation [online], 39, pp. 199-208. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.02.033
    This paper studies the synchronization in two mechanical oscillators coupled by impacts which can be considered as a class of state-dependent impulsively coupled oscillators. The two identical oscillators are harmonically ...
  • Antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections: a mixed-methods study of patient experiences of non-medical prescriber management. 

    Courtenay, Molly; Rowbotham, Samantha; Lim, Rosemary; Deslandes, Rhian; Hodson, Karen; MacLure, Katie; Peters, Sarah; Stewart, Derek C. (BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013515, 2017-03-01)
    COURTENAY, M., ROWBOTHAM, S., LIM, R., DESLANDES, R., HODSON, K., MACLURE, K., PETERS, S. and STEWART, D. 2017. Antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections: a mixed-methods study of patient experiences of non-medical prescriber management. BMJ Open [online], 7(3), e013515. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013515.
    Objective: To (1) explore patients' expectations and experiences of nurse and pharmacist non-medical prescriber-led management of respiratory tract infections (RTIs), (2) examine whether patient expectations for antibiotics ...
  • Antimicrobial stewardship activities in hospitals in Ireland and the United Kingdom: a comparison of two national surveys. 

    Fleming, Aoife; Tonna, Antonella P.; O'Connor, Sile; Byrne, Stephen; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0114-3, 2015-04-08)
    FLEMING, A., TONNA, A., O'CONNOR, S., BYRNE, S. and STEWART, D. 2015. Antimicrobial stewardship activities in hospitals in Ireland and the United Kingdom: a comparison of two national surveys. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 37(5), pages 776-781. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0114-3
    Background - Best practice guidelines recommend that a multidisciplinary Antimicrobial Management Team (AMT) conduct antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) activities in hospitals. In order to continuously improve AMS activities ...
  • Antimicrobial wafers as a novel technology for infection control in chronic wounds. 

    Labovitiadi, Olga (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2011)
    Bacterial contamination and persistent infection is a common cause of impaired wound healing. Generally, non-healing wounds display similar physiological features with regards to mixed bacterial flora, ischemia and production ...
  • The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers 1900-1914. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09612020200200343, 2002)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2002. The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers 1900-1914. Women's History Review, 11 (4), pp. 657-674
    A newspaper’s ‘Letters to the Editor’ column represents its readership in an unique way and can provide a useful ‘thermometer’ with which to measure the extent of critical debate and discussion a particular issue generated ...
  • The applicability of aerodynamic models to tidal turbines. 

    Turner, Naomi (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2012-04)
    For the tidal current power industry to progress, simple models for predicting the performance of tidal current turbines are needed. Currently the aerodynamic models developed for wind turbines are typically used to predict ...
  • The application of 3D modelling techniques in built environment evaluation. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Davies, Anne-Marie; Hargreaves, Andrew; Scott, Stephen (International Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies., 2004)
    LAING, R., DAVIES, A-M., HARGREAVES, A. and SCOTT, S., 2004. The application of 3D modelling techniques in built environment evaluation. Studies in Regional and Urban Planning, 10, pp. 119-127
    This paper describes a series of methodologies for use in evaluation of the built environment. The use of virtual models within Architecture and Engineering is widespread at the design stage, but has to date been limited ...