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  • S/NVQs and higher education in librarianship and information studies. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald, 1994)
    JOHNSON, IAN M., 1994. S/NVQs and higher education in librarianship and information studies. Librarian: Career Development, 2 (4), pp. 29-31
    The development of National Vocational Qualifications (and Scottish Vocational Qualifications) has been generally welcomed by those employers who were concerned about the level of skills in the British workforce, and saw ...
  • Sales force automation systems: an analysis of factors underpinning the sophistication of deployed systems in the UK financial services industry. 

    Wright, George; Fletcher, Keith; Donaldson, Bill (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indmarman.2007.08.005, 2008-11)
    WRIGHT, G., FLETCHER, K., DONALDSON, B. and LEE, J.-H., 2008. Sales force automation systems: an analyis of factors underpinning the sophistication of deployed systems in the UK financial services industry. Industrial Marketing Management, 37 (8), pp. 992-1004.
    This study investigates organizational and strategic context variables that are linked to the sophistication of sales force automation systems in UK financial services firms. We find that increasing sophistication in SFA ...
  • Saudi Arabian aviation construction projects: identification of risks and their consequences. 

    Baghdadi, Ahmad; Kishk, Mohammed (Diamond Congress Limited. Published under a Creative Commons CC BY NC ND licence. http://www.scribd.com/doc/270181066/CCC2015-Proceedings, 2015-06)
    BAGHDADI, A. and KISHK, M., 2015. Saudi Arabian aviation construction projects: identification of risks and their consequences. In: M. HAJDU and M.J. SKIBNIEWSKI eds. Creative Construction Conference 2015 Proceedings. 21-24 June 2015. Budapest: Diamond Congress Limited. Pp. 154-159.
    Airport projects are considered to be very complex, as they face a number of challenges which inevitably expose them to risks. In Saudi Arabia, the aviation sector is considered an important sector due to the fact that ...
  • A scalable expressive ensemble learning using random prism: a mapreduce approach. 

    Stahl, Frederic; May, David; Mills, Hugo; Bramer, Max; Gaber, Mohamed Medhat (Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-46703-9_4, 2015-03)
    STAHL, F., MAY, D., MILLS, H., BRAMER, M., and GABER, M., 2015. A scalable expressive ensemble learning using random prism: a mapreduce approach. In: A. HAMEURLEING, J. KING, R. WAGNER, S.SAKR, L. WANG and A. SOMAYA, eds. Transactions on large-scale data- and knowledge-centered systems XX: special issue on advanced techniques for big data management. Pp. 90-107.
    The induction of classification rules from previously unseen examples is one of the most important data mining tasks in science as well as commercial applications. In order to reduce the infl uence of noise in the ...
  • Scale effects in testing of a monopile support structure submerged in tidal currents. 

    Okorie, Oghenevwori Patricia (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2011-11)
    Climate change and energy security are key issues motivating the development of Tidal Current Energy (TCE) technology. Small scale model testing of TCE devices is a major challenge facing the technology due to turbulent ...
  • Scan to BIM: the development of a clear workflow for the incorporation of point clouds within a BIM environment. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Leon, Marianthi; Isaacs, John; Georgiev, D. (WIT Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2495/BIM150241, 2015-09)
    LAING, R., LEON, M., ISAACS, J. and GEORGIEV, D., 2015. Scan to BIM: the development of a clear workflow for the incorporation of point clouds within a BIM environment. In: L. MAHJOUBI, C. A. BREBBIA and R. LAING, eds. Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations. Southampton: WIT Press. Pp. 279-289.
    The emergence in recent years of technology to support the use of data rich models within architecture has significantly aided the uptake of building information modelling. Simultaneously, there has been a rapid expansion ...
  • Scenes from a Northern art school 

    Cranston, Andrew (2003-11)
    Scenes from a Northern Art School (2003). A series of five paintings in: Albatross, Scottish Artists at Galeria Sztuki Wozownia, Torun, Poland. 11/2003 - 12/2003. Group exhibition travelling to Galeria Bielska Bwa, Poland. Brochure, full colour, funded by the Galeria Sztuki Wozownia. www.galeriabielska.pl/albatros/albatros.html
    A series of paintings of studios within Gray's School of Art at The Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. Done in situ, observing specific locations, they serve as universal signifiers.
  • School-based drug education in Northeast Scotland - policy, planning and practice 

    Fitzgerald, Niamh (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2003-06)
    This research utilised qualitative methods to gain a deeper insight into the policy, planning and practice of school-based drug education than had previously been achieved in Scotland. Semi-structured interviews were carried ...
  • Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 1) 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Association for Library and Information Science Education., 1989)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1989. Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 1). Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 30 (2), pp. 136-140
    In Britain the schools of librarianship are generally expected by the professional to provide some forms of continuing education. Some have indeed made a considerable contribution to the development of continuing professional ...
  • Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 2) 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Association for Library and Information Science Education, 1990)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1990. Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 2). Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 30 (3), pp. 232-237
  • Scoping review: a needs-based assessment and community-based survey of ex-service personnel and their families in Scotland. 

    Klein, Susan; Alexander, David A.; Busuttil, Walter (Scottish Government. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/0041/00417172.pdf, 2012-12)
    KLEIN, S., ALEXANDER, D. A. and BUSUTTIL, W., 2012. Scoping review: a needs-based assessment and community-based survey of ex-service personnel and their families in Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.
  • The Scottish campus officer: past, present and future. 

    Frondigoun, Liz; Smith, Robert; MacLeod, Iain (Scottish Institute for Policing Research http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Scottish_Campus_Officer.pdf, 2013-06)
    FRONDIGOUN, L., SMITH, R. and MACLEOD, I., 2013. The Scottish campus officer: past present and future. [online] Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Scottish_Campus_Officer.pdf [Accessed 30 July 2013]
  • Scottish country of origin: its role and value in the identities of Scottish premium/luxury brands. 

    Hamilton, Morag (The Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing & Media., 2010-11)
    The focus of this study is the role and function of country of origin (COO) in the creation and communication of the brand identities of Scottish premium/luxury brands. It applies the identity concept which is well ...
  • Scottish entrepreneurial networks in the international context. 

    Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Jack, Sarah L.; Anderson, Alistair R. (SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266242602202005, 2002-05)
    DODD, S. D., JACK, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2002. Scottish entrepreneurial networks in the international context. International Small Business Journal, 20 (2), pp. 213-219.
    The research note reports findings of a study into the personal contact networks of Scottish entrepreneurs, and compares these to results already published for other countries (Canada, Greece, Japan, Italy, Northern Ireland, ...
  • Scottish market crosses: the development of a risk assessment model. 

    Thomson, Lindsey Jane (The Robert Gordon University School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2000-07)
    The purpose of the research was to investigate the causes and effects of stone decay and soiling upon Scottish market crosses, and to develop a risk assessment model for this monument type. Risk assessment methods are ...
  • A Scottish Tale / The Inevitable 

    Dunbar, Lennox (http://www.benrinehart.com/school_days.html, 2005)
    A Scottish Tale / The Inevitable (2005) ‘School Days; Cafeteria Plan’ touring exhibiton including Center for Book Arts, New York; Murphy Foster Gallery Louisiana; Anderson Arts Center Kenosha Wisconsin and other venues throughout the USA.
    Invited by publisher Benjamin Rinehart from The Center of Book Arts in New York to participate in a limited edition (35 copies) print portfolio titled School Days: Cafeteria Plan. The print submitted was in a three dimensional ...
  • Scrum master activities: process tailoring in large enterprise projects. 

    Bass, Julian M. (IEEE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2014.24, 2014-08)
    BASS, J. M., 2014. Scrum master activities: process tailoring in large enterprise projects. In: ICGSE 2014: Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE 9th International Conference on Global Software Engineering. 18-21 August 2014. Washington, DC: IEEE. pp. 6-15.
    This paper explores practitioner descriptions of agile method tailoring in large-scale offshore or outsourced enterprise projects. Specifically, tailoring of the scrum master role is investigated. The scrum master acts ...
  • Second skin iterations: programmes and prototypes. 

    Steed, Josie; Fairburn, Susan Marie (FTC: Association of Degree Courses in Fashion and Textiles, 2015-11-11)
    STEED, J. and FAIRBURN, S. 2016. Second skin iterations: programmes and prototypes. In the Proceedings of Futurescan 3: intersecting identities, 11-12 November 2015, Glasgow, UK. Glasgow: FTC [online], pages 231-239. Available from: http://www.ftc-online.org.uk/publications/conference/
    As an emerging area of research, blending science, technology, design: product, textiles and fashion, this paper speculates on ways to use 3D realisation and embedded technologies to address and enhance our ability to ...
  • Seeing the light: using visual ethnography in family business settings. 

    Smith, Robert (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0894486513504585, 2013-10-01)
    SMITH, R. 2015. Seeing the light: using visual ethnography in family business settings. Family business review [online], 28(1), pages 76-82. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0894486513504585
    The purpose of this research note is to illustrate the usefulness of the qualitative method of visual ethnography in producing new insights into family business research by investigating the 'lived narrative' of a family ...
  • The selection of a suitable maintenance strategy for wind turbines. 

    Andrawus, Jesse A.; Watson, John; Kishk, Mohammed; Adam, Allan (Multi-Science Publishing Co. Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/030952406779994141, 2006-12)
    ANDRAWUS, J. A. et al., 2006. The selection of a suitable maintenance strategy for wind turbines. Wind Engineering, 30 (6), pp. 471-486
    Common maintenance strategies applied to wind turbines include ‘Time-Based’ which involves carrying out maintenance tasks at predetermined regular-intervals and ‘Failure- Based’ which entails using a wind turbine until ...