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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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A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships. (2021)
Journal Article
SMITH, S., TAYLOR-SMITH, E., FABIAN, K., ZARB, M., PATERSON, J., BARR, M. and BERG, T. [2021]. A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships. Journal of education and work [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080.2021.1946494

This mixed-method study at six universities asked degree apprentices about their trajectories into the apprenticeship, to better understand the social mobility potential of apprenticeships. The degree apprenticeship offers a route to a degree for app... Read More about A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships..

Infrastructure development and abandonment. (2021)
Journal Article
OGUNNUSI, M., SALMAN, H. and LAING, R. 2021. Infrastructure development and abandonment. Proceedings of international structural engineering and construction [online], 8(1): proceedings of the 11th International structural engineering and construction conference 2021 (ISEC-11): interdisciplinary civil and construction engineering projects, 26-31 July 2021, Cairo, Egypt, Chapter 7.7. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14455/ISEC.2021.8(1).INF-08

The Nigerian Government is developing infrastructure guided by the United Nations (UN) call for sustainable development. However, uncompleted government infrastructure (roads, bridges, buildings, dams and others) projects litter the entire landscape... Read More about Infrastructure development and abandonment..

Information sources in patents: Stephen Adams. (2021)
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OPPENHEIM, C. 2021. Information sources in patents: Stephen Adams. European intellectual property review [online], 43(8), pages 553. Available from: http://legalresearch.westlaw.co.uk/

This is a book review of Stephen Adams' book Information Sources in Patents. This heavyweight tome is a completely revised and updated edition of a well-established guide to patent information sources. It comprises 19 chapters plus numerous appendice... Read More about Information sources in patents: Stephen Adams..

A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs. (2021)
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HAWEZ, H.K., SANAEE, R. and FAISAL, N.H. [2021]. A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2021.104150

Naturally fractured reservoirs have been a source of challenging issues with regard to field development, well stability, drilling, and enhanced oil recovery, as a connected fracture system can totally dominate the flow patterns. Because of the high... Read More about A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs..

Fast blind deblurring of QR code images based on adaptive scale control. (2021)
Journal Article
CHEN, R., ZHENG, Z., PAN, J., YU, Y., ZHAO, H. and REN, J. [2021]. Fast blind deblurring of QR code images based on adaptive scale control. Mobile networks and applications [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11036-021-01780-y

With the development of 5G technology, the short delay requirements of commercialization and large amounts of data change our lifestyle day-to-day. In this background, this paper proposes a fast blind deblurring algorithm for QR code images, which ma... Read More about Fast blind deblurring of QR code images based on adaptive scale control..