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  • Qualitative entrepreneurship authorship: antecedents, processes and consequences. 

    Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard; McDonald, Seonaidh; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou (Emerald. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-11-2010-0179, 2013)
    SMITH, R., MCELWEE, G., MCDONALD, S. and DODD, S. D., 2013. Qualitative entrepreneurship authorship: antecedents, processes and consequences. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 19 (4), pp. 364-386.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report on a review of the writing practices and experiences of scholars who have published qualitative papers in the field of entrepreneurship. It evaluates existing knowledge about ...
  • Quality and imperfection: Seminar 3, summary and reflection. 

    Douglas, Anne (Robert Gordon University. http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007)
    DOUGLAS, A., 2007. Quality and imperfection: Seminar 3, summary and reflection. In: Working in Public Seminar series: Art, Practice and Policy. 2007. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    In embarking on Working in Public, we started out with an implicit assumption that criteria for judging quality in art in the gallery and museum were widely understood and broadly agreed, whereas quality of art in the ...
  • Query expansion using term relationships in language models for information retrieval. 

    Bai, Jing; Song, Dawei; Bruza, Peter D.; Nie, Jian-Yun; Cao, Guihong (ACM Press http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1099554.1099725, 2005-11)
    BAI, J., SONG, D., BRUZA, P. D., NIE, J. Y. and CAO, G., 2005. Query expansion using term relationships in language models for information retrieval. In: A. CHOWDHURY, N. FUHR, M. RONTHALER, H.-J. SCHEK and W. TEIKEN, eds. Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. 31 October – 5 November 2005. New York : ACM Press. pp. 688-695.
    Language Modeling (LM) has been successfully applied to Information Retrieval (IR). However, most of the existing LM approaches only rely on term occurrences in documents, queries and document collections. In traditional ...
  • Raman spectroscopy of laser irradiated titanium dioxide. 

    Lee, Soo-Keun; Rice, James H.; Al-Obaidi, Ala H. R.; Robertson, Peter K. J.; McStay, Daniel (Taylor & Francis, 1999)
    LEE, S.-K., RICE, J. H., AL-OBAIDI, A. H. R., ROBERTSON, P. K. J. and MCSTAY, D., 1999. Raman spectroscopy of laser irradiated titanium dioxide. In : N. M. WHITE and A. T. AUGOUSTI, eds. Sensors and their Applications X: Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Sensors and their Applications, held in Cardiff, Wales, 5-8 September 1999. New York: Taylor and Francis. Pp. 293-298.
    Raman spectroscopy is applied to investigate the effect of exposure to high power laser radiation on the crystalline phases of TiO2. Measurement of the changes in the Raman spectra of TiO2 with exposure to laser radiation ...
  • Rare elements electrochemistry: the development of a novel electrochemical sensor for the rapid detection of Europium in environmental samples using gold electrode modified with 2-pyridinol-1-oxide. 

    Cruickshank, Laura; Officer, Simon J.; Pollard, Pat; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Stutter, Mark; Fernandez, Carlos (Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry http://dx.doi.org/10.2116/analsci.31.623, 2015-07)
    CRUICKSHANK, L., OFFICER, S., POLLARD, P., PRABHU, R., STUTTER, M. and FERNANDEZ, C., 2015. Rare elements electrochemistry: the development of a novel electrochemical sensor for the rapid detection of Europium in environmental samples using gold electrode modified with 2-pyridinol-1-oxide. Analytical Sciences, 31 (7), pp. 623-627.
    This work presents for the first time the electrochemical determination of europium using cyclic voltammetry at gold electrodes modified with 2-pyridinol-1-oxide. A well-defined oxidation peak was observed in cyclic ...
  • (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Laing, Richard Alexander; Grinnall, Andy; Burnett, Simon M.; Isaacs, John (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306, 2016-03-11)
    TAIT, E., LAING, R., GRINNALL, A., BURNETT, S. and ISAACS, J. 2016. (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 420-433. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306
    Cultural heritage is increasingly being viewed as an economic asset for geographic areas who aim to capitalise in the surge in interest in local history and heritage tourism from members of the public. Digital technologies ...
  • Re-storying and visualizing the changing entrepreneurial identities of Bill Gates and Richard Branson. 

    Boje, David; Smith, Robert (Taylor and Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14759551003769250, 2010)
    BOJE, D. and SMITH, R., 2010. Re-storying and visualizing the changing entrepreneurial identities of Bill Gates and Richard Branson. Culture and Organization, 16 (4), pp. 307-331.
    The storytelling in textual and visual re‐constructions of Bill Gates and Richard Branson by their organizations produces entrepreneurial identities bound into particular social power–knowledge relations. Our purpose is ...
  • Re-writing the Danish American dream? An enquiry into Danish enterprise culture and Danish attitudes toward entrepreneurship. 

    Smith, Robert; Neergaard, Helle (Danish American Heritage Society., 2008)
    SMITH, R. and NEERGAARD, H., 2008. Re-writing the Danish American dream? An enquiry into Danish enterprise culture and Danish attitudes toward entrepreneurship. The Bridge: Journal of the Danish American Heritage Society, 31 (1), pp. 41-64.
  • Readers’ use of news blogs. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Chivers, A. (Common Ground Publishing., 2007)
    PEDERSEN, S. and CHIVERS, A., 2007. Readers’ use of news blogs. International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 3 (1), pp. 15-24.
  • Reading the fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen and the novels of Horatio Alger as proto-entrepreneurial narrative. 

    Smith, Robert; Neergaard, Helle (Danish American Heritage Society, 2007-11)
    SMITH, R. and NEERGAARD, H., 2007. Reading the fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen and the novels of Horatio Alger as proto-entrepreneurial narrative. The Bridge: Journal of the Danish American Heritage Society, 30 (2)
  • Real time evolutionary algorithms in robotic neural control systems. 

    Jagadeesan, Ananda Prasanna (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2006)
    This thesis describes the use of a Real-Time Evolutionary Algorithm (RTEA) to optimise an Artificial Neural Network (ANN) on-line (in this context “on-line” means while it is in use). Traditionally, Evolutionary Algorithms ...
  • Recent changes in the evidential requirements in indirect sex and race discrimination cases. 

    Middlemiss, Sam; Downie, Margaret (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17542430911005909, 2009)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. and DOWNIE, M., 2009. Recent changes in the evidential requirements in indirect sex and race discrimination cases. International Journal of Law and Management, 51 (6), pp. 367-373.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to critically analyse the impact of recent case law on the various evidential requirements in the area of indirect sex and indirect race discrimination in employment. It is intended ...
  • Recent development of flax fibres and their reinforced composites based on different polymeric matrices. 

    Zhu, Jinchun; Zhu, Huijun; Njuguna, James; Abhyankar, Hrushikesh (MDPI http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma6115171, 2013-11)
    ZHU, J., ZHU, H., NJUGUNA, J. and ABHYANKAR, H., 2013. Recent development of flax fibres and their reinforced composites based on different polymeric matrices. Materials, 6(11), pp. 5171-5198.
    This work describes flax fibre reinforced polymeric composites with recent developments. The properties of flax fibres, as well as advanced fibre treatments such as mercerization, silane treatment, acylation, peroxide ...
  • Recognising meaning: semiotics in entrepreneurial research. 

    Smith, Robert; Anderson, Alistair R. (Edward Elgar http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/Bookentry_contents.lasso?id=3448, 2007)
    SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2007. Recognising meaning: semiotics in entrepreneurial research. In: H. NEERGAARD and J. P. ULHOI, eds. Handbook of qualitative research methods in entrepreneurship. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. pp. 169-192
    Entrepreneurship is a process which involves discontinuity and change; entrepreneurs create disequilibria and exploit the resulting change. Thus, entrepreneurship is in essence change. This fundamental characteristic of ...
  • A reconsideration of electrostatically accelerated and confined nuclear fusion for space applications. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Gow, Kenneth S. (British Interplanetary Society, 2010)
    MACLEOD, C. and GOW, K. S., 2010. A reconsideration of electrostatically accelerated and confined nuclear fusion for space applications. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society (JBIS), Volume 63 Number 5/6, pp. 192 - 205
    Most present-day research into Nuclear Fusion concentrates on high-temperature plasmas combined with Inertial or Magnetic Confinement. However, there exists another body of less well-known work based on Electrostatic ...
  • Recycling and the domestic division of labour: is green pink or blue? 

    Oates, Caroline J.; McDonald, Seonaidh (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0038038506063667, 2006-06)
    OATES, C. J. and MCDONALD S., 2006. Recycling and the domestic division of labour: is green pink or blue? Sociology, 40 (3), pp. 417-433.
    Domestic or household recycling has a crucial role to play in meeting EU targets for overall recycling rates. However, researchers have yet to agree on the characteristics of the domestic recycler and how recycling is ...
  • Refinement complements verification and validation 

    Craw, Susan (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/ijhc.1996.0012, 1996-02)
    CRAW, S., 1996. Refinement complements verification and validation. International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 44 (2), pp. 245-256
    Knowledge based systems are being applied in ever increasing numbers. The development of knowledge acquisition tools has eased the “Knowledge Acquisition Bottleneck”. More recently there has been a demand for mechanisms ...
  • Refinement in response to validation. 

    Craw, Susan; Sleeman, D. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0957-4174(94)E0025-P, 1995-07)
    CRAW, S. and SLEEMAN, D., 1995. Refinement in response to validation. Expert Systems with Applications, 8 (3), pp. 343-349
    Knowledge-based systems (KBSs) are being applied in ever increasing numbers. In parallel with the development of knowledge acquisition tools is the demand for mechanisms to assure their quality, particularly in safety ...
  • Reflecting on the relationship between standardized admissions, academic expectations and diverse student cohorts in postgraduate taught business and management programmes. 

    Turner, Yvonne (Oxford Brookes University http://dx.doi.org/10.3794/ijme.61.177, 2007)
    TURNER, Y., 2007. Reflecting on the relationship between standardized admissions, academic expectations and diverse student cohorts in postgraduate taught business and management programmes. In: International Journal of Management Education, 6 (1), pp. 7-13.
    This paper discusses the relationship between admissions approaches which rely exclusively upon standard academic criteria to select students for Business and Management programmes and classroom diversity. It draws on ...
  • Reflections of career, perceptions of maternity leave: a pilot study using narrative analysis. 

    McDougall, Basia Halina (Robert Gordon University, 2010-11)
    MCDOUGALL, B., 2010. Reflections of career, perceptions of maternity leave: a pilot study using narrative analysis. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    Maternity leave is linked to role-conflict and gender discrimination in the workplace. Decisions on working life at this time are unavoidable; it is a natural time for self reflection. It is a time when work and career ...