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  • The validity of biodata as a selection tool within the Scottish accountancy profession 

    Gammie, Elizabeth Black Anderson (The Robert Gordon University Department of Accounting and Finance, 1998-12)
    The aim of this thesis was to critically evaluate whether biodata could be used as a valid tool in the pre-selection process of trainee chartered accountants. Biographical details of recently qualified accountants who ...
  • Values and assumptions in the concept of cultural leadership. 

    Price, Jonathan; Harris, Paul; Douglas, Anne (IAFOR (The International Academic Forum) http://www.iafor.org/offprints/ecah2013-offprints/ECAH_Offprint_0490.pdf, 2013-07)
    PRICE, J., HARRIS, P. and DOUGLAS, A., 2013. Values and assumptions in the concept of cultural leadership. In: The Inaugural European Conference on Arts & Humanities 2013: Conference Proceedings. 18-21 July 2013. Nagoya, Japan: IAFOR (International Academic Forum). Pp. 398-412.
    Cultural leadership is still a young concept in cultural policy and academic study. Emerging as a sectoral concern in the UK around 2002, its early development as both practice and discourse took place during a time of ...
  • Variability in body size and shape of UK Offshore Workers: a cluster analysis approach. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert J.; Williams, Hector (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2016.07.001, 2016-07-17)
    STEWART, A., LEDINGHAM, R. and WILLIAMS, H. 2016. Variability in body size and shape of UK Offshore Workers: a cluster analysis approach. Applied ergonomics [online], 58, pages 265-272. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2016.07.001
    Male UK offshore workers have enlarged dimensions compared with UK norms and knowledge of specific sizes and shapes typifying their physiques will assist a range of functions related to health and ergonomics. A representative ...
  • Venting, joining and educating: motivations for knowledge sharing in the UK police blogosphere. 

    Burnett, Simon M.; Pedersen, Sarah; Smith, Robert; O'Neill, Anne (SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266382112438689, 2012-03)
    BURNETT, S., PEDERSEN, S., SMITH, R. and O’NEILL, A., 2012. Venting, joining and educating: motivations for knowledge sharing in the UK police blogosphere. Business Information Review, 29 (1), pp. 57-63
    This article examines motivations for knowledge sharing in blogs written by police officers. It draws on the findings of a research project completed in 2011 based on content analysis of 63 blogs.
  • Very-low-energy diets and morbidity: a systematic review of longer-term evidence. 

    Mulholland, Yvonne; Nicokavoura, Efsevia; Broom, John; Rolland, Catherine (Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007114512001924, 2012-09)
    MULHOLLAND, Y., NICOKAVOURA, E., BROOM, J. and ROLLAND, C., 2012. Very-low-energy diets and morbidity: a systematic review of longer-term evidence. British Journal of Nutrition, 108 (5), pp. 832-851.
    Evidence from the literature supports the safe use of very-low-energy diets (VLED) for up to 3 months in supervised conditions for patients who fail to meet a target weight loss using a standard low-fat, reduced-energy ...
  • Video feedback and its impact on the development of communication skills within social work education. 

    Bolger, Janine (The Robert Gordon University School of Applied Social Studies, 2008-02)
    Video feedback has been utilised in training situations across a range of professional disciplines such as medicine and psychotherapy, and its use in developing communication and selfassessment skills has also been ...
  • Video telephony for the deaf : analysis and development of an optimised video compression product. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Richardson, I. E. G. (Blackwell http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/641007.641137, 2002-12)
    MUIR, L.J. and RICHARDSON, I.E.G. 2002. Video telephony for the deaf: analysis and development of an optimised video compression product. In: Proceedings of the Tenth ACM International Multimedia Conference. 1-6 December 2002. Juan-Les-Pins, France. pp. 650-652
    The multimedia capability of video telephony and video conferencing systems has many applications and benefits. This paper describes research and development that aims to optimise video compression systems for a specific ...
  • The Virtual Design Studio: developing new tools for learning, practice and research in design. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Gray, Carole; Pirie, Ian; Cordiner, Stewart; McKillop, Chris (University of Barcelona. http://www.ub.edu/5ead/PDF/10/Malins.pdf, 2003-04)
    MALINS, J., GRAY, C., PIRIE, I., CORDINER, S. and McKILLOP, C., 2003. The Virtual Design Studio: developing new tools for learning, practice and research in design. In: Proceedings of the 5th European Academy of Design Conference. April 2003. Barcelona: University of Barcelona.
    The emergence of new networked technologies such as virtual learning environments (VLE’s) and digital libraries are providing opportunities for the development of new virtual tools to assist the design researcher ...
  • A virtual learning environment for introductory programming. 

    Allison, Ian K.; Orton, Paul; Powell, Heather (Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences (HEA-ICS), 2002)
    ALLISON, I., ORTON, P. and POWELL, H., 2002. A virtual learning environment for introductory programming. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Conference of the LTSN-ICS. 27-29 August 2002. Loughborough: Loughborough University. Pp. 48-52.
    Teaching of initial programming is a significant pedagogical problem for computing departments. It is shown that by understanding the changing characteristics of computing students helps to identify their learning approaches ...
  • Vision systems for a mobile robot based on line detection using the Hough Transform and artificial neural networks. 

    Damaryam, Gideon Kanji (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2008-11)
    This project contributes to the problem of mobile robot self-navigation within a rectilinear framework based on visual data. It proposes a number of vision systems based on detection of straight lines in images captured ...
  • Visitor narratives: researching and illuminating actual destination experience. 

    Guthrie, Cathy; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13522751011032575, 2010)
    GUTHRIE, C. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2010. Visitor narratives: researching and illuminating actual destination experience. Qualitative Market Research: an International Journal, 13 (2), pp. 110-129.
    Purpose: This paper argues that whilst destination benchmarking and visitor surveys seek to measure the visitor experience, they privilege the destination manager or researcher rather than taking the visitor’s viewpoint. ...
  • Visual Ecologies of Remote Cultures. 

    Dunbar, Lennox (http://www.panterandhall.com/exhibitions/scottish2007-exhibition.html, 2007-05)
    DUNBAR, L., 2007. Visual Ecologies of Remote Cultures (2007) (a body of paintings) in: Solo exhibition, Open Eye, Edinburgh, May 2007;100 years of Scottish Painting; Panter and Hall Gallery, London, Feb 2007
  • Visual perception of content-prioritised sign language video quality. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Richardson, I. E. G.; Hamilton, K. (IET, 2005-01)
    MUIR, L. J., RICHARDSON, I. E. G. and HAMILTON, K., 2005. Visual perception of content-prioritised sign language video quality. In: Visual Information Engineering : The IEE International Conference on Visual Information Engineering (VIE 2005). January 2005. Stevenage: IET, pp. 17-22.
    Video communication systems currently provide poor quality and performance for deaf people using sign language, particularly at low bit rates. Our previous work, involving eye movement tracking experiments and analysis ...
  • VOC oxidation in excess of oxygen using flow-through catalytic membrane reactor. 

    Kajama, Mohammed; Shehu, Habiba; Okon, Edidiong; Orakwe, Ify; Gobina, Edward (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.04.164, 2016-06-17)
    KAJAMA, M.N., SHEHU, H., OKON, E., ORAKWE, I. and GOBINA, E. 2016. VOC oxidation in excess of oxygen using flow-through catalytic membrane reactor. International journal of hydrogen energy [online], In Press. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.04.164
    Platinum gamma-alumina (Pt/γ-Al2O3) impregnated membrane was prepared through the evaporative-crystallization deposition method for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) conversion to carbon dioxide (CO2) and water (H2O). The ...
  • Volumetric and space requirements of the offshore workforce: the effects of donning a survival suit. 

    Ledingham, Robert J.; Stewart, Arthur D. (Hometrica Consulting. http://dx.doi.org/10.15221/13.317, 2013-11)
    LEDINGHAM, R. J. and STEWART A. D., 2013. Volumetric and space requirements of the offshore workforce: the effects of donning a survival suit. In: Proceedings of the 4th 3D Body Scanning Conference. 19-20 November 2013. Ascona, Switzerland: Hometrica Consulting. Pp. 317-322.
    Confined space working is common place within the offshore oil and gas infrastructure and it is a person’s absolute size that governs their fit within this built environment. The design and adjustability of the environment ...
  • Voters’ information behaviour when using political actors’ web sites during the 2011 Scottish Parliament election campaign. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita; Chapman, Denise; Fraser, Alan (Emerald. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/AP-09-2012-0073, 2013)
    BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R., CHAPMAN, D. and FRASER, A., 2013. Voters’ information behaviour when using political actors’ web sites during the 2011 Scottish Parliament election campaign. Aslib Proceedings, 65 (5), pp. 515-533.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report the results of a study of voters' online behaviour conducted during the 2011 Scottish parliamentary election campaign. Design/methodology/approach – The study used an ...
  • Vulnerability and abuse: an exploration of views of care staff working with people who have learning disabilities. 

    Parley, Fiona Forbes (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2007-11)
    In recent years there has been increased focus on vulnerability and abuse however greater attention has been paid to this in relation to children, elders and in domestic situations. Within learning disability service ...
  • The vulnerability of peripheral tourism: the rapid disenchantment of peripheral attraction 

    Irvine, Wilson; Anderson, Alistair R. (CABI http://www.cabi.org/bk_BookDisplay.asp?PID=1991, 2006)
    IRVINE, W. and ANDERSON, A., 2006. The vulnerability of peripheral tourism: the rapid disenchantment of peripheral attraction. In: D. MULLER and B. JANSON, eds. Tourism in peripheries: perspectives from the far north and south. Wallingford, CABI. pp. 109-123
    This chapter explores the impact of foot and mouth disease on peripheral tourist destinations. It is argued that such destinations are extremely vulnerable to changes in visitor perception and that the effects of national ...
  • Walsh families of all rank-invariant classes of 3-bit pseudo-Boolean functions. 

    Christie, Lee A. (2016-02)
    CHRISTIE, L.A. Walsh families of all rank-invariant classes of 3-bit pseudo-Boolean functions. Dataset. Held on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10059/1585
    This dataset was compiled as part of the following PhD thesis: CHRISTIE, L.A. 2016. The role of Walsh structure and ordinal linkage in the optimisation of pseudo-Boolean functions under monotonicity invariance. Robert ...
  • Waste management in USA through case studies: e-waste recycling and waste energy plant. 

    Ghosh, Sadhan Kumar; Lee, Joonheon; Godwin, Achi Chibueze; Oke, Adekunle; Al-Rawi, Reem; El-Hoz, Mervat (Widener University, 2016-04-03)
    GHOSH, S.K., LEE, J., GODWIN, A.C., OKE, A., AL-RAWI, R. and EL-HOZ, M. 2016. Waste management in USA through case studies: e-waste recycling and waste energy plant. In Proceedings of the 31st international conference on solid waste technology and management, 3-6 April 2016, Philadelphia, USA. Pennsylvania: Widener University.
    USA has improved waste management system than many other countries, namely India, China, Middle East countries and South Africa. In 2012, Americans generated about 251 million tons of trash. It recycled and composted almost ...