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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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Bodies of archives / archival bodies: an introduction: bodies of archives / archival bodies. (2020)
Journal Article
BATTAGLIA, B., CLARKE, J. and SLEGENTHALER, F. 2020. Bodies of archives/archival bodies: an introduction. Visual anthropology review [online], 36(1), pages 8-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/var.12203

Compared to other disciplines and despite its central role in research practices, the concept of the “archive” has received insufficient critical attention in anthropology until recently. Anthropologists working in collaboration with artists and cura... Read More about Bodies of archives / archival bodies: an introduction: bodies of archives / archival bodies..

Comparative run-time performance of evolutionary algorithms on multi-objective interpolated continuous optimisation problems. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
ZÄ‚VOIANU, A.-C., LACROIX, B. and MCCALL, J. 2020. Comparative run-time performance of evolutionary algorithms on multi-objective interpolated continuous optimisation problems. To be presented at 16th International Parallel problem solving from nature conference (PPSN 2020), 5-9 September 2020, Leiden, Netherlands. Lecture notes in computer science (LNCS). Cham; Springer, (accepted).

We propose a new class of multi-objective benchmark problems on which we analyse the performance of four well established multi-objective evolutionary algorithms (MOEAs) – each implementing a different search paradigm – by comparing run-time converge... Read More about Comparative run-time performance of evolutionary algorithms on multi-objective interpolated continuous optimisation problems..

Investigating project management practice in Nigerian government construction organisations: a systems thinking approach. (2018)
Thesis
LAWANI, A. 2018. Investigating project management practice in Nigerian government construction organisations: a systems thinking approach. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The differences between management in government organisations and private ones are well recognised in the literature, and these variances reflect in how project management is practiced in both organisations. Consequently, the difficulties of develop... Read More about Investigating project management practice in Nigerian government construction organisations: a systems thinking approach..

The role of information in postgraduates' decision-making cycle. (2020)
Thesis
MCNICHOLAS, C. 2020. The role of information in postgraduates' decision-making cycle. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The global market for international postgraduate students is becoming increasingly competitive as more institutions offer Masters level courses and universities need to increase revenues. The UK Government and universities want to stop the declining... Read More about The role of information in postgraduates' decision-making cycle..

The effects of oral contraceptives on exercise performance in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2020)
Journal Article
ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J., MCNULTY, K.L., ANSDELL, P., GOODALL, S., HICKS, K.M. THOMAS, K., SWINTON, P. and DOLAN, E. [2020]. The effects of oral contraceptives on exercise performance in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports medicine [online], (accepted).

Background: Oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) are double agents, which downregulate endogenous concentrations of oestradiol and progesterone whilst simultaneously providing daily supplementation of exogenous oestrogen and progestin during the OCP-takin... Read More about The effects of oral contraceptives on exercise performance in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis..


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