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Reinterpreting the craft object. (2002)
Presentation / Conference
PEACH, A. and REW, C. 2002. Reinterpreting the craft object. Presented at Craft in the twenty-first century: theorising change and practice, 15-17 November 2002, Edinburgh, UK.

How does an art gallery make its collection more accessible and meaningful to students of design and craft today? How can todays students be persuaded that galleries are not simply places ˜full of old stuff, but instead a potentially valuable and sti... Read More about Reinterpreting the craft object..

Communication audits and the effects of increased information: a follow-up study. (2002)
Journal Article
HARGIE, O., TOURISH, D. and WILSON, N. 2002. Communication audits and the effects of increased information: a follow-up study. International journal of business communication [online], 39(4), pages 414-436. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/002194360203900402

Communication audits have now featured in the literature for 50 years, and many audit approaches have been evaluated. However, follow-up studies designed to chart the actual impact that an audit makes upon communication performance have not been repo... Read More about Communication audits and the effects of increased information: a follow-up study..

Assessing pharmacist's intervention in supporting the management of Type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting. (2002)
Thesis
SOORAPAN, S. 2002. Assessing pharmacist's intervention in supporting the management of Type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that is associated with substantial morbidity, mortality, and health care cost. All patients with diabetes require a high level of clinical care to prevent the development of diabetic complications. The a... Read More about Assessing pharmacist's intervention in supporting the management of Type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting..

Handling uncertain information in whole-life costing: a comparative study. (2002)
Journal Article
KISHK, M., AL-HAJJ, A. and POLLOCK, R. 2002. Handling uncertain information in whole-life costing: a comparative study. Risk management [online], 4(3), pages 59-70. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.rm.8240126

A number of recently developed algorithms to handle uncertain information in whole life costing (WLC) are explained and validated in the context of two example applications. In the first example application, the proposed methodology is compared to th... Read More about Handling uncertain information in whole-life costing: a comparative study..

Correcting calf girth discriminates the incidence of falling but not bone mass by broadband ultrasound attenuation in elderly female subjects. (2002)
Journal Article
STEWART, A.D., STEWART, A. and REID, D.M. 2002. Correcting calf girth discriminates the incidence of falling but not bone mass by broadband ultrasound attenuation in elderly female subjects. Bone [online], 31(1), pages 195-198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/S8756-3282(02)00811-6

Calf circumference has been cited as an independent risk factor for hip fracture. Correcting this measured girth for subcutaneous adipose tissue or fluid accumulation provides a more valid estimate of lean tissue, but has not been reported in elderly... Read More about Correcting calf girth discriminates the incidence of falling but not bone mass by broadband ultrasound attenuation in elderly female subjects..

Internal and external governance mechanisms: their impact on the performance of large UK public companies. (2002)
Journal Article
WEIR, C., LAING, D. and McKNIGHT, P.J. 2002. Internal and external governance mechanisms: their impact on the performance of large UK public companies. Journal of business finance and accounting [online], 29(5-6), pages 579-611. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-5957.00444

This paper analyses the relationship between internal and external corporate governance mechanisms and the performance of UK companies within the context of the Cadbury Committee's Code of Best Practice. The results show, first, that the market for c... Read More about Internal and external governance mechanisms: their impact on the performance of large UK public companies..

Scottish entrepreneurial networks in the international context. (2002)
Journal Article
DRAKOPOULOU DODD, S.L., JACK, S.L., and ANDERSON, A.R. 2002. Scottish entrepreneurial networks in the international context. International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship [online], 20(2), pages 213-219. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242602202005

The research note reports findings of a study into the personal contact networks of Scottish entrepreneurs, and compares these to results already published for other countries (Canada, Greece, Japan, Italy, Northern Ireland, Sweden and the United Sta... Read More about Scottish entrepreneurial networks in the international context..

Mechanistic and toxicity studies of the photocatalytic oxidation of microcystin-LR. (2002)
Journal Article
LIU, I., LAWTON, L.A., CORNISH, B. and ROBERTSON, P., 2002. Mechanistic and toxicity studies of the photocatalytic oxidation of microcystin-LR. Journal of photochemistry and photobiology A: chemistry [online], 148(1-3), pages 349-354. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1010-6030(02)00062-X

Cyanobacterial toxins present in drinking water sources pose a considerable threat to human health. Conventional water treatment systems have proven unreliable for the removal of these toxins and hence new techniques have been investigated. Previous... Read More about Mechanistic and toxicity studies of the photocatalytic oxidation of microcystin-LR..

Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914. (2002)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2002. Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914. Northern Scotland [online], 22(1), pages 159-166. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/nor.2002.0010

On 13 May 1911 Marian S Farquharson, of Haughton wrote a letter to the Aberdeen Free Press criticising Aberdeenshire council’s proposed restrictions on the speed of motorcars. As a car owner herself, Mrs Farquharson felt that ‘a motor going at 20 mil... Read More about Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914..

Goalsetting as a tool for involving people with learning disabilities in healthcare. (2002)
Thesis
YOUNG, A.F. 2002. Goalsetting as a tool for involving people with learning disabilities in healthcare. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Background: This research was undertaken during a period of rapid change within the NHS including the deinstitutionalisation of care, and increased emphasis on partnership working. The main aim of the study was to examine collaborative goalsetting as... Read More about Goalsetting as a tool for involving people with learning disabilities in healthcare..

The cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe: towards a feminist remodelling of (meta)history. (2002)
Journal Article
KOKOLI, A. 2002. The cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe: towards a feminist remodelling of (meta)history. In-between: essays and studies in literary criticism, 11(1), pages 55-70.

Angela Carter's 1982 short story "The cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe" is a fictional biographical account of the development and "coming to writing" of the author named in the title, while also paying tribute to Poe's poetics of the short story. The infl... Read More about The cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe: towards a feminist remodelling of (meta)history..

A surfeit of socks? (2002)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2002. A surfeit of socks? The impact of the First World War on women correspondents to daily newspapers. Journal of Scottish historical studies [online], 22(1), pages 50-72. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/jshs.2002.22.1.50

This article is based on such material and shows how the predominant subject matter for ladies’ letters during the war years was that of voluntary fundraising for the many charities and associations connected with the war. Such charities were often s... Read More about A surfeit of socks?.

Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. (2002)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2002. Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. Journal of documentation [online], 58(2), pages 185-210. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/00220410210425458

This paper discusses critically the theoretical and methodological background to an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) research project designed to investigate the impact of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) on the communica... Read More about Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information..

Andrew Carnegie: a model for PFI? (2002)
Other
JOHNSON, I., REID, P. and BAXTER, G. 2002. Andrew Carnegie: a model for PFI? Library association record, 104(3), pages 175-176.

The generosity of Carnegie is truly something to celebrate and where better than in the country of his birth. To celebrate that the 68th IFLA conference was to take place in Scotland and devoting part of its programe to the great benefactor the autho... Read More about Andrew Carnegie: a model for PFI?.

The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information. (2002)
Report
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2002. The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information. Swindon: ESRC [online]. Available from: http://www.researchcata...-4d3d-a4f4-b30aed2229d9

This report details the results of a pilot study, funded by the ESRC, to test the application of a new data collection tool - an interactive, electronically-assisted interview delivered in a roadshow environment - in the context of the public's need... Read More about The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information..

Tourism in peripheral areas: the use of causal networks and lesson drawing as analytical methods. (2002)
Thesis
NASH, R. 2002. Tourism in peripheral areas: the use of causal networks and lesson drawing as analytical methods. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The thesis sets out to evaluate the use of Causal Networks as a methodology and as a means of highlighting the problems associated with tourism in peripheral areas. Once these problems were identified through this process, the research findings are r... Read More about Tourism in peripheral areas: the use of causal networks and lesson drawing as analytical methods..

Transformational leadership, corporate cultism and the spirituality paradigm: an unholy trinity in the workplace? (2002)
Journal Article
TOURISH, D. and PINNINGTON, A. 2002. Transformational leadership, corporate cultism and the spirituality paradigm: an unholy trinity in the workplace? Human relations [online], 55(2), pages 147-172. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0018726702055002181

Leadership is a perennially popular topic in the academic and practitioner literature on management. In particular, the past twenty years have witnessed an explosive growth of interest in what has been termed ˜transformational leadership (henceforth,... Read More about Transformational leadership, corporate cultism and the spirituality paradigm: an unholy trinity in the workplace?.

Using document clustering and language modelling in mediated information retrieval. (2002)
Thesis
MURESAN, G. 2002. Using document clustering and language modelling in mediated information retrieval. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Our work addresses a well documented problem: users are frequently unable to articulate a query that clearly and comprehensively expresses their information need. This can be attributed to the information need being too ambiguous and not clearly defi... Read More about Using document clustering and language modelling in mediated information retrieval..


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