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  • 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 ...
  • Waste management policies for industrial symbiosis development: case studies in European countries. 

    Costa, Ines; Massard, Guillaume; Agarwal, Abhishek (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/j.jclepro.2009.12.019”, 2010-05)
    COSTA, I., MASSARD, G. and AGARWAL, A., 2010. Waste management policies for industrial symbiosis development: case studies in European countries. Journal of Cleaner Production, 18 (8), pp. 815-822.
    Industrial symbiosis (IS) emerged as a self-organizing business strategy among firms that are willing to cooperate to improve their economic and environmental performance. The adoption of such cooperative strategies ...
  • Waste to want: polymer nanocomposites using nanoclays extracted from oil based drilling mud waste. 

    Adegbotolu, Urenna V.; Njuguna, James; Pollard, Pat; Yates, Kyari (IOP Publishing., 2014)
    ADEGBOTOLU, U. V., NJUGUNA, J., POLLARD, P. and YATES, K., 2014. Waste to want: polymer nanocomposites using nanoclays extracted from oil based drilling mud waste. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 64, pp. 012023.
    Due to the European Union (EU) waste frame work directive (WFD), legislations have been endorsed in EU member states such as UK for the Recycling of wastes with a vision to prevent and reduce landfilling of waste. Spent ...
  • Water dynamics inside a cathode channel of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell. 

    Hossain, Mamdud; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul; Colley-Davies, Amy; Adom, Ebenezer (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2012.08.041, 2013-02)
    HOSSAIN, M., ISLAM, S. Z., COLLEY-DAVIES, A. and ADOM, E., 2013. Water dynamics inside a cathode channel of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell. Renewable Energy, 50, pp. 763-779.
    The present study focuses on the investigation of water dynamics inside a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell using two different modelling approaches: Eulerian two-phase mixture and volume of fluid interface tracking ...
  • ‘We can tell them to get lost, but we won’t do that’: cultural control and resistance in voluntary work. 

    O'Toole, Michelle; Grey, Christopher (SAGE Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0170840615604507, 2016-01)
    O’TOOLE, Michelle. and GREY, C., 2016. ‘We can tell them to get lost, but we won’t do that’: cultural control and resistance in voluntary work. Organizational Studies, Vol. 37(1), pp. 55-75.
    Although cultural control and resistance in organizations have been widely researched, this has invariably been within the context of paid work. This paper examines how they operate within voluntary work, using the case ...
  • Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Broom, Iain (Ocean Media Group. http://www.gerimed.co.uk/archive/detail/?id=336, 2010-04)
    ROLLAND, C. and BROOM, I., 2010. Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly. Geriatric Medicine: GM2 ; Heart and Diabetes, 40 (Supp. 4), pp. 27-36.
    Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly remains a controversial issue. Obesity is considered to be problematic as a result of associated dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease and mortality. Diet, exercise, ...
  • Weight loss and ethnicity: a cohort study of the effects induced by a very low calorie diet. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Hallam, Claire; Lula, Sadiq; Wiggins, John; Dyson, Lee; Van Gaal, Luc F.; Broom, Iain (Hikari Ltd. http://m-hikari.com/cems/cems2013/cems1-4-2013/rollandCEMS1-4-2013.pdf, 2012)
    ROLLAND, C., HALLAM, C., LULA, S., WIGGINS, J., DYSON, L., VAN GAAL, L. F. and BROOM, I., 2012. Weight loss and ethnicity: a cohort study of the effects induced by a very low calorie diet. Clinical and Experimental Medical Sciences, 1 (3), pp. 97-109.
    Background: We aimed to determine whether British Asians of Indian or Pakistani descent differed in their baseline characteristics and in response to a 12 week very low calorie diet (VLCD). We then assessed if changes ...
  • Weight loss for individuals with type 2 diabetes following a very-low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Lula, S.; Jenner, C.; Dyson, Lee; Macdonald, I.; Johnston, Kelly L.; Broom, Iain (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cob.12029, 2013-10)
    ROLLAND, C., LULA, S., JENNER, C., DYSON, L., MACDONALD, I., JOHNSTON, K. L. and BROOM, I., 2013. Weight loss for individuals with type 2 diabetes following a very-low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks. Clinical Obesity, 3 (5), pp. 150-157.
    Approximately 80% of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are overweight or obese, and obesity compounds the cardiovascular risk of T2DM. The aim of this retrospective study was twofold: first to investigate whether ...
  • Weight loss for women with and without polycystic ovary syndrome following a very low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks. 

    Nikokavoura, Efsevia Anastasia; Johnston, Kelly L.; Broom, John; Wrieden, Wendy L.; Rolland, Catherine (Dove Medical Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S85134, 2015-10)
    NIKOKAVOURA, E. A., JOHNSTON, E. L., BROOM, J., WRIEDEN, W. L. and ROLLAND, C., 2015. Weight loss for women with and without polycystic ovary syndrome following a very low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, 2015:8, pp. 495-503.
    Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects between 2% and 26% of reproductive-age women in the UK, and accounts for up to 75% of anovulatory infertility. The major symptoms include ovarian disruption, hyperandrogenism, ...
  • Well engineering concepts to make methane gas hydrate exploitation affordable. 

    Stewart, David (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2011-06)
    There are anticipated to be substantial global deposits of land and seabed methane gas hydrates. The volume of methane gas trapped in these methane gas hydrates is calculated to be at least twice the volume of current ...
  • The well(s) of knowledge: the decoding of sustainability claims in the UK and Greece. 

    Alevizou, Panayiota J.; Oates, Caroline J.; McDonald, Seonaidh (MDPI http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su7078729, 2015-07)
    ALEVIZOU, P. J., OATES, C. J. and MCDONALD, S., 2015. The well(s) of knowledge: the decoding of sustainability claims in the UK and in Greece. Sustainability, 7 (7), pp. 8729-8747.
    Sustainability claims have existed on fast moving consumer goods (FMCGs) for over four decades and there is evidence that they are increasing. Research suggests that consumers have a low level of knowledge and understanding ...
  • 'What are you feeling right now?': communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Lupton, Deborah (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2016.05.001, 2016-05-14)
    PEDERSEN, S. and LUPTON, D. 2016. 'What are you feeling right now?': communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet. Emotion, space and society [online], Articles in Press. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2016.05.001
    In this article, we present an analysis of how communities of maternal feeling are configured by users on the discussion boards of Mumsnet, a popular British online parenting forum. A search was conducted to find threads ...
  • What have we learned so far? The development and application of an organisational learning narrative. 

    Burnett, Simon M.; Grinnall, Andy; Williams, Dorothy (Palgrave Macmillan http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/kmrp.2013.38, 2015-05)
    BURNETT, S., GRINNALL, A. and WILLIAMS, D., 2015. What have we learned so far? The development and application of an organisational learning narrative. Knowledge Management Research & Practice, 13 (2), pp. 160-167.
    The use of narratives and stories has been growing in popularity in the field of knowledge management. Narratives may be used as useful vehicles for several knowledge-based activities within organisational (and other) ...
  • What is a priority? 

    Spicker, Paul (SAGE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/jhsrp.2008.008056, 2009-04)
    SPICKER, P., 2009. What is a priority? Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 14 (2), pp. 112 -116.
    What does it mean to say that something is a ‘priority’? Priority setting is used to balance competing claims for resources, but the nature of the exercise is ambiguous. The priorities which are claimed might be for time, ...
  • What is the influence of genre during the perception of structured text for retrieval and search? 

    Clark, Malcolm John (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2014-10)
    This thesis presents an investigation into the high value of structured text (or form) in the context of genre within Information Retrieval. In particular, how are these structured texts perc ...
  • What's in a name? The revealing use of noms de plume in women's correspondence to daily newspapers in Edwardian Scotland. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1368880042000311537, 2004)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2004. What's in a name? The revealing use of noms de plume in women's correspondence to daily newspapers in Edwardian Scotland. Media History, 10(3), PP. 175-185
  • When is the artist a creative leader? : a provisional framework. 

    Douglas, Anne; Fremantle, Chris (Littoral, 2006-09)
    DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C., 2006. When is the artist a creative leader? : a provisional framework. In: Proceedings of the Creative Rural Economy Conference. 10-13 September 2006. Ramsbottom: Littoral.
  • Where in the world: a study of user preferences as to virtual environments for information access. 

    MacLennan, Alan (Robert Gordon University, 2007-06)
    MACLENNAN, A., 2007. Where in the world: a study of user preferences as to virtual environments for information access. In: information: interactions and impact (i3): conference abstracts. 25-28 June 2007. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Pp. 56-58.
  • Whole life costing in construction: a state of the art review. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, Assem; Pollock, Robert; Aouad, Ghassan; Bakis, Nick; Sun, Ming (RICS, 2003)
    KISHK, M., AL-HAJJ, A., POLLOCK, R., AOUAD, G., BAKIS, N. and SUN, M., 2003. Whole life costing in construction: a state of the art review. RICS Research Paper Series, 4 (18)
    This report is a state of the art review of whole life costing in the construction industry. It is the first of a series reporting on-going research undertaken within the research project ‘Developing An Integrated Database ...