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Welcome to OpenAIR@RGU

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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Are EU business associations governable? (2000)
Journal Article
GREENWOOD, J. and WEBSTER, R. 2000. Are EU business associations governable? European integration online papers [online], 4(3), article ID 003a. Available from: http://eiop.or.at/eiop/texte/2000-003a.htm.

Business Interest Associations vary widely in their governability – defined as their ability to unify members’ interests and ensure goal compliance. How can these variations be explained? To what extent is associational ‘effectiveness’ governed by fa... Read More

Digitisation of assets from the oil and gas industry: challenges and opportunities. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. and ELYAN, E. 2019. Digitisation of assets from the oil and gas industry: challenges and opportunities. In Proceedings of 2019 International conference on document analysis and recognition workshops (ICDARW), 22-25 September 2019, Sydney, Australia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], 7, pages 2-5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICDARW.2019.60122

Automated processing and analysis of legacies of printed documents across the Oil & Gas industry provide a unique opportunity and at the same time pose a significant challenge. One particular example is the case of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams... Read More

Shaping the modern world with a stone-age brain: the Brexit referendum and the moral foundations theory. (2019)
Journal Article
SMITH, D.S. 2019. Shaping the modern world with a stone-age brain: the Brexit referendum and the moral foundations theory. Journal of social and political psychology [online], 7(2), pages 863-889. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5964/jspp.v7i2.1032

Decision making is not always a reasoned process. It is often subject to reflexive heuristics. The Moral Foundations Theory is a popular theoretical framework that characterises political decisions by adherence to an evolutionary criterion. Based on... Read More

The state of corporate social responsibility in the construction sector. (2019)
Journal Article
OLANIPEKUN, A.O., OSHODI, O., DARKO, A. and OMOTAYO, T.S. [2019]. The state of corporate social responsibility in the construction sector. Smart and sustainable built environment [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/SASBE-11-2018-0056

Purpose: The development of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the construction sector is slow, thereby leaving many opportunities for further development. To enable operators in the construction sector to effectively capitalise on the opportun... Read More

Use of ‘gay dating apps’ and its relationship with individual well-being and sense of community in men who have sex with men. (2019)
Journal Article
ZERVOULIS, K., SMITH, D.S., REED, R. and DINOS, S. 2019. Use of 'gay dating apps' and its relationship with individual well-being and sense of community in men who have sex with men. Psychology and sexuality [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/19419899.2019.1684354

There is growing literature and empirical work that is investigating if and how mobile phone and tablet dating apps are influencing the lives of their users. An online questionnaire-based study was developed to investigate how men who have sex with m... Read More