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  • Maakin Lab. [Project website] 

    Douglas, Anne (On the Edge Research http://www.maakinlab.org/ https://web.archive.org/web/20080630054726/http://www.maakinlab.org/, 2004-12-31)
    DOUGLAS, A. (ed.) 2004. Maakin Lab [online]. Available from: http://www.maakinlab.org/
    The Maakin Lab project was developed in partnership with the Shetland College Department of Textiles and Design, On the Edge research and artist Susan Benn of PAL. The research challenge offered up by the project partners ...
  • The machine refinement of raw graphic data for translation into a low level data base for computer aided architectural design (CAAD). 

    Leifer, David Mark (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, 1984-06-30)
    LEIFER, D.M. 1984. The machine refinement of raw graphic data for translation into a low level data base for computer aided architectural design (CAAD). Robert Gordon's Institute of Technology, PhD thesis.
    It is argued that a significant feature which acts as a disincentive against the adoption of CAAD systems by small private architectural practices, is the awkwardness of communicating with computers when compared with ...
  • The ‘main street’ in Kirkwall: a pilot research project; draft report. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Gray, David; Morrison, Katie; Reid, Peter H.; Vergunst, Jo; Williams, Dorothy (2010-10)
    In July 2010, researchers from Robert Gordon University, in collaboration with the University of Aberdeen, conducted a pilot research project which investigated the role of the ‘main street’ (i.e. Bridge Street, Albert ...
  • Maintaining access to architecture: a Scottish perspective. 

    McClean, David; Lamb, Neil; Curtis, Libby (AAE (Association of Architectural Educators) http://ingentaconnect.com/contentone/arched/char/2016/00000003/00000001/art00003, 2016-03-01)
    MCCLEAN, D., LAMB, N. and CURTIS, L. 2016. Maintaining access to architecture: a Scottish perspective. Charrette journal [online], 3(1), pages 19-28. Available from: http://ingentaconnect.com/contentone/arched/char/2016/00000003/00000001/art00003
    Widening access to education has been a central priority of the Scottish Government since 2010, with the objective of assisting those from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter higher education. Accordingly, the Scottish ...
  • Maintaining retrieval knowledge in a case-based reasoning system. 

    Craw, Susan; Jarmulak, Jacek; Rowe, Ray (Blackwell http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0824-7935&site=1, 2001-05)
    CRAW, S., JARMULAK, J. and ROWE, R., 2001. Maintaining retrieval knowledge in a case-based reasoning system. Computational Intelligence, 17 (2), pp. 346-363.
    The knowledge stored in a case-base is central to the problem-solving of a Case-Based Reasoning (CBR) system. Therefore, case-base main- tenance is a key component of maintaining a CBR system. However, other knowledge ...
  • Maintenance optimisation for wind turbines. 

    Andrawus, Jesse A. (The Robert Gordon University The Robert Gordon University, School of Engineering, 2008-04)
    Wind is becoming an increasingly important source of energy for countries that ratify to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and mitigate the effects of global warming. Investments in wind farms are affected by ...
  • Make or break: factors influencing the development of nursing practice within the UK National Health Service. 

    Unsworth, John (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2002-12)
    The development of nursing practice has become a central feature of modern healthcare. The advent of clinical governance has resulted in the development of an organisational climate where practitioners are encouraged to ...
  • Making collaboration work: application of a conceptual design stages protocol for pre-BIM stages. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Laing, Richard Alexander; Malins, Julian Paul; Salman, Huda Shakir (WIT Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2495/BIM150181, 2015-09)
    LEON, M., LAING, R., MALINS, J. and SALMAN, H., 2015. Making collaboration work: application of a conceptual design stages protocol for pre-BIM stages. In: L. MAHJOUBI, C. A. BREBBIA and R. LAING, eds. Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations. Southampton: WIT Press. Pp. 205-216.
    This paper presents the application of a Conceptual Design Stages Protocol during feasibility stages within a multidisciplinary design team, for the purpose of bridging the gap between ideas generation and their representation ...
  • Making maps and exploring territory. 

    Douglas, Anne; Hope, Mark (Woodend Barn Publishing, 2015-08-22)
    DOUGLAS, A. and HOPE, M. 2016. Making maps and exploring territory. In Newling, J. The last islands. Banchory: Woodend Barn Publishing, pages 55-59.
    This essay co-authored with Mark Hope, co-founder of the Barn, Banchory, forms a chapter in the book, The last islands published on the occasion on the opening of The Map Room of the Last Islands, new work by John Newling ...
  • Making sense of complexity in risk governance in post-disaster Fukushima fisheries: a scalar approach. 

    Mabon, Leslie; Kawabe, Midori (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.06.001, 2017-06-13)
    MABON, L. and KAWABE, M. 2017. Making sense of complexity in risk governance in post-disaster Fukushima fisheries: a scalar approach. Environmental science and policy [online], 75, pages 173-183. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.06.001
    This paper evaluates how geographical theories of scale can give a more robust understanding of the governance of complex environmental risks. We assess the case of fisheries in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture in Japan ...
  • Making treatment decisions for the future: advance directives and the question of legislative clarity. 

    Christie, Sarah; Anderson, Maggie (Uitgeverij Paris bv. http://dx.doi.org/0.7590/221354013X13823631596237, 2013-11)
    CHRISTIE, S. and ANDERSON, M., 2013. Making treatment decisions for the future: advance directives and the question of legislative clarity. Journal of Medical Law and Ethics, 2013 (2) pp. 85 - 109
    This article sets out to consider the extent to which advance directives can be used as an effective means to entrench personal autonomy, and, in the light of their statutory form in numerous other jurisdictions, consider ...
  • The managed entry of new drugs into a National Health Service: a case study for Malta. 

    Bonanno, Patricia Vella (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2003-06)
    The research question was to determine if it is possible to develop a systematic approach to the managed entry of new drugs into a National Health Service( NHS), using Malta as a case study. In early 1999, Malta had ...
  • Management development for libraries and information services in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/iilr.2000.0121, 1999-12)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1999. Management development for libraries and information services in Latin America and the Caribbean. International Information and Library Review, 31 (4), pp. 225-244
    This paper reflects on the outcomes of a project undertaken in 1997/98, and examines issues relating to the development of the managerial expertise that underpins the library and information services in Latin America and ...
  • Management education and training for librarians in Scotland. 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Hannabuss, C. Stuart; Wildgoose, David M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://ifl.sagepub.com/content/vol19/issue3/, 1993)
    JOHNSON, I. M., HANNABUSS, C. S. and WILDGOOSE, D. M., 1993. Management education and training for librarians in Scotland. IFLA Journal, 19 (3), pp. 280-291
    This paper is a report on research into management education and training for librarians, which was initiated and funded by the Library and Information Services Committee (Scotland) [LISC(S)]. It outlines the origin of the ...
  • Management education in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Medina, Aurelia Fuertes; Herrera, Luis A. (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 2001-03)
    JOHNSON, I. M., MEDINA, A. F. and HERRERA, L.A., 2001. Management education in Latin America and the Caribbean. Education for Information, 19 (1), pp. 3-18
    This paper examines some issues relating to the development in Latin America and the Caribbean of the managerial expertise that underpins the modernisation of library and information services. It reports on part of a ...
  • Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain. 

    Gumilar, Dudung; Johnson, Ian M. (Taylor & Francis http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13614533.asp, 1995)
    GUMILAR, D. and JOHNSON, I. M., 1995. Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 1, pp. 57-84.
    This paper examines the potential and actual use of computer generated information in decision making by academic library managers. It begins by discussing some of the contemporary issues in British higher education ...
  • The management of aircraft passenger survival in fire. 

    Trimble, E. J. (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 1993-05)
    This study examines the main problems associated with passenger survival and evacuation in survivable aircraft fire situations under current regulatory safety requirements and assesses current and alternative strategies ...
  • Managing experts and competing through innovation: an activity theoretical analysis. 

    Blackler, Frank; Crump, Norman; McDonald, Seonaidh (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/135050849961001, 1999-02)
    BLACKLER, F., CRUMP, N. and MCDONALD, S., 1999. Managing experts and competing through innovation: an activity theoretical analysis. Organization, 6 (1), pp. 5-31.
    An activity theoretical analysis is presented of an organisation that is operating in a rapidly changing sector and whose competitiveness depends upon the design skills of its engineers, a number of whom are world experts ...
  • Managing information security risk using integrated governance risk and compliance. 

    Nicho, Mathew; Khan, Shafaq; Rahman, M.S.M.K
    NICHO, M., KHAN, S. and RAHMAN, M.S.M.K. 2017. Managing information security risk using integrated governance risk and compliance. In the Proceedings of the international conference on computer and applications (ICCA 2017), 6-7 September 2017, Dubai, UAE.
    This paper aims to demonstrate the building blocks of an IT Governance Risk and Compliance (IT GRC) model as well the phased stages of the optimal integration of IT GRC frameworks, standards and model through a longitudinal ...
  • Managing labour under extreme risk: collective bargaining in the North Sea Oil industry. 

    Thom, Alix Ann (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 1989-03)
    The thesis is concerned with the means by which labour is managed in the young, turbulent and high risk industry of North Sea oil extraction. To explain this, the study had to extend beyond the more usual focus of ...