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Law across borders: the extraterritorial applicaton of United Kingdom law. (2011)
Book
ARNELL, P. 2012. Law across borders: the extraterritorial applicaton of United Kingdom law. Abingdon: Routledge.

This book examines the application of UK Criminal and Human Rights Law to people and circumstances outside the United Kingdom. Building upon previous analyses which have focused on a single aspect of extraterritorially, this book examines the fields... Read More about Law across borders: the extraterritorial applicaton of United Kingdom law..

Suburbanomics: creativity and innovation at the edge. (2011)
Presentation / Conference
MACDONALD, S. 2011. Suburbanomics: creativity and innovation at the edge. Presented at one of the Future development of suburbs lectures: international approaches, ideas and experiences combined with national knowledge, December 2011, Helsinki, Finland.

The basis of this paper is that we have prioritised the city centre and its planning sometimes to the impoverishment of the suburbs or outlying areas, despite the fact that most of us live there. Away from the headline projects at the citys core with... Read More about Suburbanomics: creativity and innovation at the edge..

Equal pay legislation and its impact on the gender pay gap. (2011)
Journal Article
GOW, L. and MIDDLEMISS, S. 2011. Equal pay legislation and its impact on the gender pay gap. International journal of discrimination and the law [online], 11(4), pages 164-186. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1358229112440442

Equal pay legislation has been in existence for over 40 years in the UK and the legal rules dealing with equal pay have been consolidated and amended recently with the implementation of the Equality Act 2010. However, despite this, problems can still... Read More about Equal pay legislation and its impact on the gender pay gap..

A semi-empirical approach to modelling well deliverability in gas condensate reservoirs. (2011)
Thesis
UGWU, J.O. 2011. A semi-empirical approach to modelling well deliverability in gas condensate reservoirs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

A critical issue in the development of gas condensate reservoirs is accurate prediction of well deliverability. In this investigation a procedure has been developed for accurate prediction of well production rates using semi-empirical approach. The u... Read More about A semi-empirical approach to modelling well deliverability in gas condensate reservoirs..

Kinematic and kinetic analysis of maximal velocity deadlifts performed with and without the inclusion of chain resistance. (2011)
Journal Article
SWINTON, P.A., STEWART, A.D., KEOGH, J.W.L., AGOURIS, I. and LLOYD, R. 2011. Kinematic and kinetic analysis of maximal velocity deadlifts performed with and without the inclusion of chain resistance. Journal of strength and conditioning research [online], 25(11), pages 3163-3174. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318212e389

The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the deadlift could be effectively incorporated with explosive resistance training (ERT), and to investigate whether the inclusion of chains enhanced the suitability of the deadlift for ERT. Twenty-... Read More about Kinematic and kinetic analysis of maximal velocity deadlifts performed with and without the inclusion of chain resistance..

Can regulatory focus help explain why we shop differently online? (2011)
Journal Article
ATOROUGH, P. and DONALDSON, B. 2011. Can regulatory focus help explain why we shop differently online? A proposed model and research agenda. Contemporary management research [online], 7(3), pages 231-242. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7903/cmr.9568

As an important behavioral trait in consumer psychology, regulatory focus (RF) has been proven to describe and predict human behavior in numerous situations as it demonstrates that individuals can be distinguished according to two independent structu... Read More about Can regulatory focus help explain why we shop differently online?.

Systemic barriers to a future transformation of the building industry from a buyer controlled to a seller driven industry: an analysis of key systemic variables in the building industry, such as 'procurement model', 'buyer perception', 'production mode', (2011)
Thesis
KRISTENSEN, E.K. 2011. Systemic barriers to a future transformation of the building industry from a buyer controlled to a seller driven industry: an analysis of key systemic variables in the building industry, such as 'procurement model', 'buyer perception', 'production mode', and 'leadership and management', principally in a Danish development context and seen from the perspective of the architect. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

It has always been a mystery, why the Danish building industry stagnated after the industrial breakthrough, and never was able to adapt the industrial production, business culture, buyer perception, and leadership and management, used in nearly all o... Read More about Systemic barriers to a future transformation of the building industry from a buyer controlled to a seller driven industry: an analysis of key systemic variables in the building industry, such as 'procurement model', 'buyer perception', 'production mode',.

Scale effects in testing of a monopile support structure submerged in tidal currents. (2011)
Thesis
OKORIE, O.P. 2011. Scale effects in testing of a monopile support structure submerged in tidal currents. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Climate change and energy security are key issues motivating the development of Tidal Current Energy (TCE) technology. Small scale model testing of TCE devices is a major challenge facing the technology due to turbulent flow in tidal currents environ... Read More about Scale effects in testing of a monopile support structure submerged in tidal currents..

Development of novel nutrapharmaceuticals combining the anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of n-3 fatty acids with a nitric oxide donor: a potential new preventative strategy for heart disease. (2011)
Thesis
ROWELL, O. 2011. Development of novel nutrapharmaceuticals combining the anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of n-3 fatty acids with a nitric oxide donor: a potential new preventative strategy for heart disease. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

Atherosclerosis is a cardiovascular disease which forms plaques which narrow the arteries, restricting blood flow and thus increasing blood pressure. As this can lead to more serious conditions, such as myocardial infarction, it is important that ath... Read More about Development of novel nutrapharmaceuticals combining the anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of n-3 fatty acids with a nitric oxide donor: a potential new preventative strategy for heart disease..

Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data. (2011)
Presentation / Conference
WALLACE, C., TAIT, E., MACLEOD, M., MELLISH, C. and HUNTER, C. 2011. Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data. Presented at the 2nd Supporting digital humanities (SDH 2011): answering the unaskable, 17-18 November 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark.

The CURIOS project investigates how digital archives can support interest in local heritage and, in doing so, can contribute to community regeneration and strengthened community cohesion. Software tools that utilise semantic web/ linked data technolo... Read More about Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data..

An examination of Canadian information professionals' involvement in the provision of business information synthesis and analysis services. (2011)
Journal Article
PATTERSON, L. and MARTZOUKOU, K. 2012. An examination of Canadian information professionals' involvement in the provision of business information synthesis and analysis services. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 44(1), pages 47-64. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000611426215

The present study investigated the processes information professionals, working in a business environment, follow to meet business clients information needs and particularly their involvement in information synthesis and analysis practices. A combina... Read More about An examination of Canadian information professionals' involvement in the provision of business information synthesis and analysis services..

Alterations in the macronutrient content of the diet and the effects on body composition, cardiovascular disease risk and the control of energy metabolism in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. (2011)
Thesis
GRYKA, A. 2011. Alterations in the macronutrient content of the diet and the effects on body composition, cardiovascular disease risk and the control of energy metabolism in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Several studies have shown that a low-carbohydrate diet (LCHOD) can improve glycaemic control in people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). The objective of the current study was to compare two ways of administration of a LCHOD - self-prepared mea... Read More about Alterations in the macronutrient content of the diet and the effects on body composition, cardiovascular disease risk and the control of energy metabolism in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus..

A generative framework for computer-based interactive art in mass transport systems. (2011)
Thesis
HER, J.-J. 2011. A generative framework for computer-based interactive art in mass transport systems. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Over the course of the past decade the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) stations in Taiwan have become open air art galleries: with more prominent and frequent display of various artistic creations in stations, including interactive artworks. However, unlike... Read More about A generative framework for computer-based interactive art in mass transport systems..

Responses to representations of the built environment: the influence of emotion, attention and perspective-taking. (2011)
Thesis
GALÁN-DÍAZ, C.R. 2011. Responses to representations of the built environment: the influence of emotion, attention and perspective-taking. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The main aim of this thesis is to investigate how environmental preference for the built environment, either in-situ or based on visual representations (e.g. visualisations of final architectural design), may be affected by three distinct variables.... Read More about Responses to representations of the built environment: the influence of emotion, attention and perspective-taking..

Exploring the adoption of low carbon technologies by Scottish housing associations. (2011)
Journal Article
ABDEL-WAHAB, M., MOORE, D. and MCDONALD, S. 2011. Exploring the adoption of low carbon technologies by Scottish housing associations. International journal of low-carbon technologies [online], 6(4), pages 318-323. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/ctr031

Housing associations (HAs) are responsible for building and managing approximately one-third of affordable homes in Scotland. The adoption of low carbon technologies (LCTs) by HAs presents an area that could potentially help towards reducing the carb... Read More about Exploring the adoption of low carbon technologies by Scottish housing associations..

Criminal entrepreneurship, white-collar criminality, and neutralization theory. (2011)
Journal Article
GOTTSCHALK, P. and SMITH, R. 2011. Criminal entrepreneurship, white-collar criminality, and neutralization theory. Journal of enterprising communities: People and places in the global economy [online], 5(4), pages 300-308. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/17506201111177334

Purpose “ The purpose of this paper is to apply neutralization theory to white-collar criminals to discuss criminal entrepreneurship. Design/methodology/approach “ The theoretical framework of neutralization techniques is applied to criminal entrepre... Read More about Criminal entrepreneurship, white-collar criminality, and neutralization theory..

Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: final qualitative results from prospective national evaluation in "early adopter" hospitals. (2011)
Journal Article
SHEIKH, A., CORNFORD, T., BARBER, N., AVERY, A., TAKIAN, A., LICHTNER, V., PETRAKAKI, D., CROWE, S., MARSDEN, K., ROBERTSON, A., MORRISON, Z., KLECUN, E. PRESCOTT, R., QUINN, C., JANI, Y., FIOCOCIELLO, M., VOUTSINA, K., PATON, J., FERNANDO, B., JACKLIN, A. and CRESSWELL, K. 2011. Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: final qualitative results from prospective national evaluation in 'early adopter' hospitals. BMJ [online], 343(7829) article ID d6054. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d6054

Objectives: To evaluate the implementation and adoption of the NHS detailed care records service in 'early adopter' hospitals in England. Design: Theoretically informed, longitudinal qualitative evaluation based on case studies. Setting: 12 'early ad... Read More about Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: final qualitative results from prospective national evaluation in "early adopter" hospitals..

Investigating financial aspects of dog-fighting in the UK. (2011)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2011. Investigating financial aspects of dog-fighting in the UK. Journal of financial crime [online], 18(4), pages 336-346. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13590791111173687

Purpose “ The purpose of this article is to discuss financial aspects of illegal dog-fighting in the UK and to reflect upon and discuss the difficulties of researching illegal entrepreneurial activities such as dog-fighting which are operated for cri... Read More about Investigating financial aspects of dog-fighting in the UK..

Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
WILSON, G. and KISHK, M. 2011. Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals. In Egbu, C. and Lou, E.C.W. (eds.) Proceedings of the 27th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference, 5-7 September 2011, Bristol, UK. Reading: ARCOM [online], pages 1095-1104. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2011-1095-1104_Wilson_Kishk.pdf

Public spending across the United Kingdom is facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the economic downturn. Nowhere is this more keenly felt than the interface between the National Health Service (NHS) and the construction industry. Limited go... Read More about Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals..

Towards an evolutionary understanding on the success of participatory design. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
GULARI, M.N., BORU, A. and MALINS, J. 2011. Towards an evolutionary understanding on the success of participatory design. In Kovacevic, A., Ion, W., McMahon, C., Buck, L. and Hogarth, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th International conference on engineering and product design eduction (E&PDE 2011), 8-9 September 2011, London, UK. Glasgow: Design Society [online], pages 721-726. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/30969/Towards+an+Evolutionary+Understanding+on+the+Success+of+Participatory+Design

The notion of `participation, and the democratization of design' is not just a movement for social innovation but it is also a powerful methodology for the innovation of products and services. However, the complicated nature of participatory design m... Read More about Towards an evolutionary understanding on the success of participatory design..