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  • Tackling the illlicit commercial exploitation of children off campus - a case study. 

    Smith, Robert; Frondigoun, Liz (Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Child_exploitation.pdf, 2013-09)
    SMITH, R. and FRONDIGOUN, L., 2013. Tackling the illicit commercial exploitation of children off campus – a case study. SIPR Practice Notes [online] Number 2. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Child_exploitation.pdf [Accessed 10 October 2013]
    The illicit exploitation of children and young persons for commercial gain by rogue shopkeepers and unscrupulous business proprietors is an important topic seldom considered by criminologists. In this case study we report ...
  • Talking about beauty: a study of everyday aesthetics among low-income citizens of Milan. 

    Ruggerone, Lucia; Jenkings, Neil (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/symb.166, 2015-08)
    RUGGERONE, L. and JENKINGS, N., 2015. Talking about beauty: a study of everyday aesthetics among low-income citizens of Milan. Symbolic Interaction, Vol 38 (3), pp 393-412.
    This paper reports on research undertaken into the aesthetics of the everyday. As well as the subject matter of aesthetic philosophy, art criticism and of the sociology of art, beauty, and beautiful are of course very ...
  • Tannin-based flax fibre reinforced composites for structural applications in vehicles. 

    Zhu, J.; Abhyankar, H.; Nassiopoulos, E.; Njuguna, James (IOP Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012030, 2012)
    ZHU, J., ABHYANKAR, H., NASSIOPOULOS, E. and NJUGUNA, J., 2012. Tannin-based flax fibre reinforced composites for structural applications in vehicles. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 40, pp. 012030
    Innovation is often driven by changes in government policies regulating the industries, especially true in case of the automotive. Except weight savings, the strict EU regulation of 95% recyclable material-made vehicles ...
  • Tanzanian micro enterprises and micro finance: the role and impact for poor rural women. 

    Ssendi, Lucy Boniface; Anderson, Alistair R. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/097135570801800101, 2009-03)
    SSENDI, L. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2009. Tanzanian micro enterprises and micro finance: the role and impact for poor rural women. The Journal of Entrepreneurship, 18 (1), pp. 1-19.
    This article explores the nature of micro finance, or micro credit, in rural Tanzania. It begins by examining the types of finance available to the poor who operate micro enterprises. We then consider the intended role and ...
  • Teaching is a co-learning experience: academics reflecting on learning and teaching in an ‘internationalized’ faculty. 

    Robson, Sue; Turner, Yvonne (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13562510601102115, 2007)
    ROBSON, S. and TURNER, Y., 2007. Teaching is a co-learning experience: academics reflecting on learning and teaching in an ‘internationalized’ faculty. Teaching in Higher Education, 12 (1), pp. 41-54.
    This paper reports on a study that took place in a faculty of humanities and social sciences at a UK university. The institution had recently undergone a radical restructure and the vision for the future presented by the ...
  • Teaching online information systems: perspectives on the British experience. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://ifl.sagepub.com/content/vol17/issue3/, 1991-08)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1991. Teaching online information systems: perspectives on the British experience. IFLA Journal, 17 (3), pp. 241-247
    The original aim of this paper was to review the development of education and training for online searching in Britain during the last ten years. The literature is fairly comprehensive in its coverage of the evolution of ...
  • Teaching the entrepreneurial art. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L. (ESCEM, 1999)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and JACK, S. L., 1999. Teaching the entrepreneurial art. In: D. S. EVANS, ed. International Dimensions of Teaching Entrepreneurship. Paris: ESCEM. pp. 84 – 105.
  • Temporal patterns in artificial reaction networks. 

    Gerrard, Claire E.; McCall, John; Coghill, George M.; Macleod, Christopher (Springer Verlag. http://www.springerlink.com/content/?k=(lncs+7552)+AND+(claire+gerrard), 2012-09)
    GERRARD, C., MCCALL, J., COGHILL, G. M. and MACLEOD, C., 2012. Temporal patterns in artificial reaction networks. In: A. E. P. VILLA et al (eds.) Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning – ICANN 2012: 22nd Annual Conference on Artificial Neural Networks. 11-14 September 2012. Berlin: Springer. Pp. 1-8.
    The Artificial Reaction Network (ARN) is a bio-inspired connection-ist paradigm based on the emerging field of Cellular Intelligence. It has proper-ties in common with both AI and Systems Biology techniques including ...
  • Testing an integrated behavioural and biomedical model of disability in N-of-1 studies with chronic pain. 

    Quinn, Francis; Johnston, Marie; Johnston, Derek W. (Taylor & Francis for European Health Psychology Society http://wwww.tandfonline.com/10.1080/08870446.2013.814773, 2013)
    QUINN, F., JOHNSTON, M. and JOHNSTON, D. W., 2013. Testing an integrated behavioural and biomedical model of disability in N-of-1 studies with chronic pain. Psychology and Health, 28 (12), pp. 1391-1406.
    Background. Previous research has supported an integrated biomedical and behavioural model explaining activity limitations. However, further tests of this model are required at the within-person level, because while it ...
  • Testing the integration of ICF and behavioral models of disability in orthopedic patients: replication and extension. 

    Quinn, Francis; Johnston, Marie; Dixon, Diane; Johnston, Derek W.; Pollard, Beth; Rowley, David I. (American Psychological Association http://psycnet.apa.org/doi/10.1037/a0028083, 2012-05)
    QUINN, F., JOHNSTON, M., DIXON, D., JOHNSTON, D. W., POLLARD, B. and ROWLEY, D. I., 2012. Testing the integration of ICF and behavioral models of disability in orthopedic patients: replication and extension. Rehabilitation Psychology, 57 (2), pp. 167-177.
    Objective. Disability from chronic illness is a major problem for society, yet the study of its determinants lacks an overall theoretical paradigm. Johnston (1996) has proposed conceptualizing disability as behavior and ...
  • Textile lab: connecting design innovation with manufacture. 

    Steed, Josie (Robert Gordon University. http://ead09.rgu.ac.uk/Papers/081.pdf, 2009-04)
    STEED, J., 2009. Textile lab: connecting design innovation with manufacture. In: Design Connexity: 8th European Academy of Design Conference (EAD08). [online] 1-3 April 2009. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Pp. 442-447. Available from: http://ead09.rgu.ac.uk/Papers/081.pdf [Accessed 12 September 2014]
    This paper reports on the Textile Lab project as a case study focusing on the role of design innovation in relation to the challenges facing today’s Scottish textile manufacturing industry. This research aims to explore ...
  • A theoretical and empirical investigation into the design and implementation of an appropriate tax regime: an evaluation of Nigeria’s petroleum taxation arrangements. 

    Kyari, Adam Konto (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2013-03)
    This thesis provides a structure for understanding the various issues in the design and implementation of a petroleum tax system. Its main objective is to examine whether the Nigerian petroleum tax system is appropriately ...
  • A theoretical and empirical investigation of the barriers to the adoption of state-of-the-art information systems by Nigerian indigenous oil companies. 

    Ibrahim, Isa Ali (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2014-03)
    Currently, there are 49 indigenous oil companies (INOCs) and 28 marginal fields operators as well as 24 multi-national oil companies (MNOCs) operating in Nigeria. This study on Nigerian INOCs has found them to have inadequate ...
  • Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00220410210425458, 2002-03)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N., 2002. Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. Journal of Documentation, March 2002, 58(2), pp.185-210.
    This paper discusses critically the theoretical and methodological background to an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) research project designed to investigate the impact of Information and Communications Technologies ...
  • Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it? 

    McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert; Sommerville, Peter (Ohio State University https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/1811/51127/IJRC_mcelwee_vol1-issue1_pp40-62.pdf, 2011-12)
    MCELWEE, G., SMITH, R. and SOMMERVILLE, P., 2011. Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it? International Journal of Rural Criminology, 1 (1), pp. 40 – 62.
    Illegal entrepreneurship in the rural is under researched and scrutinised, yet it occupies a distinctive space in entrepreneurship practice in terms of how it is construed and how it is enacted. This is a theoretical ...
  • Thermo-mechanical performance of poly (lactic acid)/flax fibre-reinforced biocomposites. 

    Nassiopoulos, Elias; Njuguna, James (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.07.051, 2015-02)
    NASSIOPOULOS, E. and NJUGUNA, J., 2015. Thermo-mechanical performance of poly (lactic acid)/flax fibre-reinforced biocomposites. Materials & Design, 66 (Part B), pp. 473-485.
    In this study, the thermo-mechanical performance of flax fibre reinforced poly lactic acid (PLA) biocomposites was investigated for the potential use in load bearing application such as body-in-white and body structures ...
  • Think Thingamajig and Other Things. 

    Tatham, Joanne; O'Sullivan, Tom (2003-04-19)
    TATHAM, J. and O’SULLIVAN, T. (2003) Think Thingamajig and Other Things Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland. 19 April – 15 June 2003 [Exhibition]
    Think Thingamajig and Other Things was commissioned as a solo exhibition by Kunsthaus Glarus. The exhibition consisted of three sculptural motifs - a ceramic cube with a pink and black pattern, a large pyramid with a cut ...
  • Thinking around abdominal obesity and cardiovascular risk. 

    Broom, Iain (SAGE Publications., 2006-03)
    BROOM, I., 2006. Thinking around abdominal obesity and cardiovascular risk. British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease, 6 (2), pp. 58-61.
    Obesity, particularly abdominal (visceral) obesity, is a burden on healthcare systems worldwide and is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD), insulin resistance, Type 2 diabetes, dyslipidaemia, metabolic syndrome, ...
  • Thinking through craft. 

    Peach, Andrea (Oxford University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epn044, 2009-03)
    PEACH, A., 2009. Thinking through craft. Journal of Design History, 22 (1), pp. 82-84.
  • Three salts from the reactions of cysteamine and cystamine with L-(+)-tartaric acid. 

    Benylles, Amina; Cairns, Donald; Cox, Philip J.; Kay, Graeme (International Union of Crystallography. http://dx.doi.org/10.1107/S0108270113012377, 2013-06)
    BENYLLES, A., CAIRNS, D., COX, P. J. and KAY, G., 2013. Three salts from the reactions of cysteamine and cystamine with L-(+)-tartaric acid. Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications, C69, 658-664.
    Reaction between cyste­amine (systematic name: 2-amino­ethane­thiol, C2H7NS) and L-(+)-tartaric acid [systematic name: (2R,3R)-2,3-di­hydroxy­butane­dioic acid, C4H6O6] results in a mixture of cyste­amine tartrate(1-) ...