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  • 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 ...
  • Random acts of unkindness. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and journal, 2016-06-20)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. Random acts of unkindness. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 20 June, page 10. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/942691/rita-marcella-random-acts-unkindness/
    I was intrigued to read a statement by the World Health Organisation (WHO) recently that mental health is more than the absence of mental disorders in the same way that health is not just freedom from illness.
  • A random key based estimation of distribution algorithm for the permutation flowshop scheduling problem. 

    Ayodele, Mayowa; McCall, John; Regnier-Coudert, Olivier; Bowie, Liam (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2017.7969591, 2017-06-05)
    AYODELE, M., MCCALL, J., REGNIER-COUDERT, O. and BOWIE, L. 2017. A random key based estimation of distribution algorithm for the permutation flowshop scheduling problem. In Proceedings of the IEEE congress on evolutionary computation (CEC 2017), 5-8 June 2017, San Sebastian, Spain. New York: IEEE [online], pages 2364-2371. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2017.7969591
    Random Key (RK) is an alternative representation for permutation problems that enables application of techniques generally used for continuous optimisation. Although the benefit of RKs to permutation optimisation has been ...
  • A random walk around Britain: a critical assessment of the random walk scheme as a method of collecting data on the public's citizenship information needs. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Taylor Graham Publishing, 2000-08-16)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2001. A random walk around Britain: a critical assessment of the random walk scheme as a method of collecting data on the public's citizenship information needs. New review of information behaviour research: proceedings of the 3rd international information needs, seeking and use in differenct contexts, 6-18 Aug 2000, Gothenburgh, Sweden, 2, pages 87-104.
    This paper discusses the second stage of the Citizenship Information research project, funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre: a national survey, by personal doorstep interview and using the random ...
  • A randomized trial of balloon kyphoplasty and nonsurgical management for treating acute vertebral compression fractures: vertebral body kyphosis correction and surgical parameters. 

    Van Meirhaeghe, Jan; Bastian, Leonard; Boonen, Steven; Ranstam, Jonas; Tillman, John B.; Wardlaw, Douglas (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https://doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31828e8e22, 2013-05-13)
    VAN MEIRHAEGHE, J., BASTIAN, L., BOONEN, S., RANSTAM, J., TILLMAN, J.B. and WARDLAW, D. 2013. A randomized trial of balloon kyphoplasty and nonsurgical management for treating acute vertebral compression fractures: vertebral body kyphosis correction and surgical parameters. Spine [online], 38(12), pages 971-983. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31828e8e22
    Study Design - Multicenter randomized controlled trial. Objective - To compare the efficacy and safety of balloon kyphoplasty (BKP) with nonsurgical management ...
  • Rape and sexual violence in war: establishment of a non-derogable norm? 

    Ezeani, Elimma C.; Jones, Rhian Elin (Royal University of Women, 2016-04-19)
    EZEANI, E. and JONES, R.E. 2016. Rape and sexual violence in war: establishment of a non-derogable norm? RUW conference on women and society, 19-20 April 2016, Royal University for Women, Kingdom of Bahrain.
    International rules and custom have not always out-rightly condemned and punished rape and sexual violence against women as a war crime. Its contemporary evolution under the jurisprudence of the International Criminal ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rate-dependent polymer adsorption in porous media. 

    Idahosa, Patrick E.G.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Oyeneyin, Babs; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2016.02.020, 2016-02-23)
    IDAHOSA, P.E.G., OLUYEMI, G.F., OYENEYIN, M.B. and PRABHU, R. 2016. Rate-dependent polymer adsorption in porous media. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 143, pages 65-71. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2016.02.020.
    Laboratory core flood experiments were conducted at different flow rates with partially hydrolysed polyacrylamide (HPAM) oilfield Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) polymer and silica sand to investigate the polymer retention in ...
  • (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-examining and re-conceptualising enterprise search and discovery capability: towards a model for the factors and generative mechanisms for search task outcomes. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2017-05-01)
    CLEVERLEY, P.H. 2017. Re-examining and re-conceptualising enterprise search and discovery capability: towards a model for the factors and generative mechanisms for search task outcomes. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Many organizations are trying to re-create the ‘Google experience’, to find and exploit their own corporate information. However, there is evidence that finding information in the workplace using search engine technology ...
  • Re-importing the concept of 'authorisation' of copyright infringement to Nigeria from the UK and Australia. 

    Faturoti, Bukola (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13600869.2017.1275115, 2017-02-22)
    FATUROTI, B. 2017. Re-importing the concept of 'authorisation' of copyright infringement to Nigeria from the UK and Australia. International review of law, computers and technology [online], 31(1), pages 4-25. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13600869.2017.1275115
    The concept of 'authorisation' was one of the innovations under the (Imperial) Copyright Act of 1911. The concept, which has found its way into many common law countries jurisprudence, has been very crucial in imposing ...
  • 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.
  • Re:presenting making: the integration of new technology into ceramic designer-maker practice. 

    Bunnell, Katie (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 1998)
    BUNNELL, K. 1998. Re:presenting making: the integration of new technology into ceramic designer-maker practice. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    See Coversheet for system requirements. The aim of the research is to integrate computer technologies and environmentally - sensitive materials and processes into the practice of the ceramic designer-maker, in order to ...
  • Reactive power minimization of dual active bridge DC/DC converter with triple phase shift control using open loop neural network. 

    Harrye, Yasen A.; Ahmed, Khaled H.; Aboushady, Ahmed A. (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2014.7016448, 2014-10-19)
    HARRYE, Y.A., AHMED, K.H. and ABOUSHADY, A.A. 2014. Reactive power minimization of dual active bridge DC/DC converter with triple phase shift control using neural network. In the Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on renewable energy research and applications (ICRERA 2014), 19-22 October 2014, Milwaukee, USA. New York: IEEE [online], pages 566-571. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2014.7016448
    Reactive power flow increases dual active bridge (DAB) converter RMS current leading to an increase in conduction losses especially in high power applications. This paper proposes a new optimized triple phase shift (TPS) ...
  • 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 strategy for the MBA: information effective use of learner time for critical reading. 

    Sutherland, Bill J.; Nichol, Anne (RGU, 2014-05-09)
    SUTHERLAND, B. and NICHOL, A. 2014. Reading strategy for the MBA: information effective use of learner time for critical reading. In the Proceedings for the 1st annual teaching and learning conference, 9 May 2014, Aberdeen, UK.
    This paper is motivated by the development of a reading strategy for the MBA at RGU. It provides an overview of current views on the importance of reading to inform significant learner hours on directed and self-directed ...
  • 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)
  • The real dependent variable problem: the limitations qualitative analysis in comparative policy studies. 

    Spicker, Paul (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12308, 2017-03-17)
    SPICKER, P. 2017. The real dependent variable problem: the limitations qualitative analysis in comparative policy studies. Social policy and administration [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12308
    Comparative public policy relies heavily on processing quantitative data, typically done by looking for the relationship between variables or by grouping empirical data into categories. In methodological terms, comparative ...
  • 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 ...