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OpenAIR@RGU is the open access institutional repository of Robert Gordon University. It contains examples of research outputs produced by staff and research students, as well as related information about the university's funded projects and staff research interests. Further information is available in the repository policy. Any questions about submissions to the repository or problems with access to any of its content should be sent to the Publications Team at publications@rgu.ac.uk



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Epistemic decoloniality as a pedagogical movement: a turn to anticolonial theorists such as Fanon, Biko and Freire. (2019)
Book Chapter
HARMS SMITH, L. 2019. Epistemic decoloniality as a pedagogical movement: a turn to anticolonial theorists such as Fanon, Biko and Freire. In Kleibl, T., Lutz, R., Noyoo, N., Bunk, B., Dittmann, A. and Seepamore, B. (eds.) The Routledge handbook of postcolonical social work. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 9, pages 113-126. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9781138604070

The failure of decolonisation as a process to rid postcolonial contexts of the ongoing complexities and structural dynamics of coloniality has led to the emergence of a vibrant movement for epistemic decoloniality. In the South African context, the #... Read More

Fostering sustainable development: a corporate social responsibility approach. (2019)
Journal Article
OSOBAJO, O.A., AJIDE, O.E. and OTITOJU, A. 2019. Fostering sustainable development: a corporate social responsibility approach. Journal of management and sustainability [online], 9(2), pages 62-72. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/jms.v9n2p62

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the sacrificing of profits in the social interest of the public for sustainable management in an economical, ecological and social manner. It is the use of assets responsibly to create a competitive advantage... Read More

Determinants of sovereign credit ratings in emerging markets. (2019)
Journal Article
OSOBAJO, O.A. and AKINTUNDE, A.E. 2019. Determinants of sovereign credit ratings in emerging markets. International business research [online], 12(5), pages 142-166. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/ibr.v12n5p142

This study critically investigates the determinants of sovereign credit ratings in emerging markets, during 2001 to 2015. This was conducted in 20 emerging markets, using S&P and Moody ratings. Linear framework econometric approach with the use of po... Read More

Relative body weight and standardised brightness-mode ultrasound measurement of subcutaneous fat in athletes: an international multicentre reliability study, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission. (2019)
Journal Article
MÜLLER, W., FÜRHAPTER-RIEGER, A., AHAMMER, H., LOHMAN, T.G., MEYER, N.L., SARDINHA, L.B., STEWART, A.D., MAUGHAN, R.J., SUNDGOT-BORGEN, J., MÜLLER, T., HARRIS, M., KIRIHENNEDIGE, N., MAGALHAES, J.P., MELO, X., PIRSTINGER, W., REGUANT-CLOSA, A., RISOUL-SALAS, V. and ACKLAND, T.R. [2019]. Relative body weight and standardised brightness-mode ultrasound measurement of subcutaneous fat in athletes: an international multicentre reliability study, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission. Sports medicine [online], (accepted).

Introduction: Fat is a metabolic fuel, but excess body fat is ballast mass and therefore many elite athletes reduce body fat to dangerously low levels. Uncompressed subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) thickness measured by brightness-mode ultrasound (U... Read More

Context-aware anomaly detector for monitoring cyber attacks on automotive CAN bus. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
KALUTARAGE, H.K., AL-KADRI, O., CHEAH, M. and MADZUDZO, G. 2019. Context-aware anomaly detector for monitoring cyber attacks on automotive CAN bus. In Proceedings of 2019 Computer science in cars symposium (CSCS 2019), 8 October 2019, Kaiserslautern, Germany. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/1122445.1122456

Automotive electronics is rapidly expanding. An average vehicle contains million lines of software codes, running on 100 of electronic control units (ECUs), in supporting number of safety, driver assistance and infotainment functions. These ECUs are... Read More