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ProjectSpace: linking design education with business. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
MALINS, J. and MURRAY, A. 2011. ProjectSpace: linking design education with business. 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 11-15. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/30853/ProjectSpace%3A+Linking+Design+Education+with+Business

Design graduates are increasingly called upon to work in cross-disciplinary ways in order to respond to the challenges of designing services and products. Working in multidisciplinary teams on live projects involving external organisations can help p... Read More about ProjectSpace: linking design education with business..

Related scientific information: a study on user-defined relevance. (2011)
Thesis
BERESI, U.C. 2011. Related scientific information: a study on user-defined relevance. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This dissertation presents an investigation into the manifestations of relevance observed in the context of related scientific information. The main motivation is to observe if researchers, in the context of knowledge discovery, use different criteri... Read More about Related scientific information: a study on user-defined relevance..

On-line measurement of partial discharges in high voltage rotating machines. (2011)
Thesis
JOSHI, A.R. 2011. On-line measurement of partial discharges in high voltage rotating machines. Robert Gordon University, MPhil thesis.

The on-line condition monitoring of rotating machines is given paramount importance, particularly in Oils and Gas industries where the financial implications of machine shutdown is very high. This project work was directed towards the on-line conditi... Read More about On-line measurement of partial discharges in high voltage rotating machines..

Antimicrobial wafers as a novel technology for infection control in chronic wounds. (2011)
Thesis
LABOVITIADI, O. 2011. Antimicrobial wafers as a novel technology for infection control in chronic wounds. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Bacterial contamination and persistent infection is a common cause of impaired wound healing. Generally, non-healing wounds display similar physiological features with regards to mixed bacterial flora, ischemia and production of exudate. The applicat... Read More about Antimicrobial wafers as a novel technology for infection control in chronic wounds..

The use of the internet by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign. (2011)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and VARFIS, E. 2011. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign. Aslib Proceedings [online], 63(5), pages 464-483. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1108/00012531111164969

Purpose “ This paper seeks to report the results of a study, which investigated the use of the internet by political parties and individual candidates in Scotland as part of their campaign for election to the UK Parliament in 2010. Design/methodology... Read More about The use of the internet by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign..

The digital matrix and the paperless print. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
THOMPSON, P. 2009. The digital matrix and the paperless print. In Hoskins, S. (ed.) Proceedings of the IMPACT 6 multidisciplinary printmaking conference, September 2009, Bristol, UK. Bristol: Impact Press, pages 44-56.

This paper examines, from the perspective of a critically engaged practioner within the context of contemporary fine art printmaking practice, the concept of a digital matrix and the consequent paperless print. It identifies that digital printmaking... Read More about The digital matrix and the paperless print..

The university's role in developing Chinese entrepreneurship. (2011)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. 2011. The university's role in developing Chinese entrepreneurship. Journal of Chinese entrepreneurship [online], 3(3), pages 175-184. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/17561391111166957

Purpose “ The purpose of this paper is to review the existing literature and conceptual developments to explore how and why universities should teach entrepreneurship. Design/methodology/approach “ This is a theoretical paper which draws on the rich... Read More about The university's role in developing Chinese entrepreneurship..

Resolution of disputes arising from major infrastructure projects in developing countries. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
MANTE, J., NDEKUGRI, I., ANKRAH, N. and HAMMOND, F. 2011. Resolution of disputes arising from major infrastructure projects in developing countries. In Ruddock, L. and Chynoweth, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2011 CIB commission meeting on law and dispute resolution, in conjuction with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) construction and property conference (COBRA 2011) [online], 12-13 September 2011, Manchester, UK. Manchester: RICS, pages 94-106. Available from: http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC24504.pdf

Multilateral Development Banks including the World Bank have identified infrastructure development as a crucial component of any poverty alleviation strategy in developing countries. The last two decades have seen tremendous increase in the percentag... Read More about Resolution of disputes arising from major infrastructure projects in developing countries..

Optimizing acceptability and feasibility of an evidence-based behavioral intervention for obese adults with obesity-related co-morbidities or additional risk factors for co-morbidities: an open-pilot intervention study in secondary care. (2011)
Journal Article
DOMBROWSKI, S.U., SNIEHOTTA, F.F., JOHNSTON, M., BROOM, I., KULKARNI, U., BROWN, J., MURRAY, L. and ARAƚJO-SOARES, V. 2012. Optimizing acceptability and feasibility of an evidence-based behavioral intervention for obese adults with obesity-related co-morbidities or additional risk factors for co-morbidities: an open-pilot intervention study in secondary care. Patient education and counseling [online], 87(1), pages 108-119. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2011.08.003

The objective of this study was to test and optimize the feasibility and acceptability of a physical activity (PA) and healthy eating behavior change intervention for obese adults with obesity-related co-morbidities or additional risk factors for co-... Read More about Optimizing acceptability and feasibility of an evidence-based behavioral intervention for obese adults with obesity-related co-morbidities or additional risk factors for co-morbidities: an open-pilot intervention study in secondary care..

Artificial reaction networks. (2011)
Presentation / Conference
GERRARD, C.E., MCCALL, J., COGHILL, G.M. and MACLEOD, C. 2011. Artificial reaction networks. Presented at the 11th UK workshop on computational intelligence (UKCI 2011), 7-9 September 2011, Manchester, UK.

In this paper we present a novel method of simulating cellular intelligence, the Artificial Reaction Network (ARN). The ARN can be described as a modular S-System, with some properties in common with other Systems Biology and AI techniques, including... Read More about Artificial reaction networks..

Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. (2011)
Journal Article
BASS, J.M. and HEEKS, R. 2011. Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. Electronic journal of information systems in developing countries [online], 48(1), article 5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/j.1681-4835.2011.tb00341.x

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are diffusing rapidly into all African nations. Effective use of the new technology requires a step-change in local skill levels; including a step-change in ICT-related university education. Part of t... Read More about Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis..

Investigation into the antimicrobial activity of cationic antibacterials. (2011)
Thesis
O'DRISCOLL, N.H. 2011. Investigation into the antimicrobial activity of cationic antibacterials. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The topic addressed by the 2011 WHOs World Health Day was antibacterial resistance. This action served to highlight the serious problem bacterial resistance now presents to healthcare professionals globally. This investigation focussed on the action... Read More about Investigation into the antimicrobial activity of cationic antibacterials..

Formulation studies on cysteamine for the treatment of nephropathic cystinosis. (2011)
Thesis
BUCHAN, B.E. 2011. Formulation studies on cysteamine for the treatment of nephropathic cystinosis. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Nephropathic cystinosis is a rare autosomal recessive disease characterised by raised lysosomal levels of cystine in the cells of almost all organs. It is treated by regular oral and topical administration of the aminothiol, cysteamine (Cystagon TM),... Read More about Formulation studies on cysteamine for the treatment of nephropathic cystinosis..

User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
MACLENNAN, A. 2011. User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. In Katsirikou, A. and Skiadas, C. (eds.) New trends in qualitative and quantitative methods in libraries: selected papers from the proceedings of the 2nd International conference on qualitative and quantitative methods in libraries (QQML2010), 25-28 May 2010, Chania, Greece. London: World Scientific [online], pages 279-285. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814350303_0034

This paper presents results of a piece of research conducted in order to determine user preferences as to the nature of virtual worlds to be used as an environment for information retrieval. A study was carried out amongst postgraduate students and s... Read More about User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study..

The sociology of terrorism: peoples, places and processes. (2011)
Book
VERTIGANS, S. 2011. The sociology of terrorism: peoples, places and processes. Abingdon: Routledge [online]. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/The-Sociology-of-Terrorism-People-Places-and-Processes/Vertigans/p/book/9780415572668

This is the first terrorism textbook based on sociological research. It adopts an innovative framework that draws together historical and modern, local and global, and social processes for a range of individuals, groups and societies. Individual beha... Read More about The sociology of terrorism: peoples, places and processes..

Designing transformations: schools of excellence. (2011)
Journal Article
FAIRBURN, S.M. 2011. Designing transformations: schools of excellence. Acta astronautica [online], 69(11-12), pages 1132-1142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2011.07.006

For over 50 years, including some form of Space education in school curriculum has become an established approach for inspiring young minds to study the sciences and pursue science-based careers. Space camps and schools are active all around the glob... Read More about Designing transformations: schools of excellence..

The entrepreneur as hero and jester: enacting the entrepreneurial discourse. (2011)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. and WARREN, L. 2011. The entrepreneur as hero and jester: enacting the entrepreneurial discourse. International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship [online], 29(6), pages 589-609. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242611416417

Employing a social construction perspective, we argue that entrepreneurs are uniquely empowered by entrepreneurial discourse to bring about creative destruction. Analysis of the representation of entrepreneurship in the media suggests that entreprene... Read More about The entrepreneur as hero and jester: enacting the entrepreneurial discourse..

Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: an overview of current research. (2011)
Journal Article
CLARK, M., KIM, Y., KRUSCHWITZ, U., SONG, D., ALBAKOUR, D., DIGNUM, S., BERESI, U. C., FASLI, M. and DE ROECK, A. 2012. Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: an overview of current research. Information processing and management [online], 48(3), pages 552-568. Available from:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2011.07.002

This paper presents an overview of automatic methods for building domain knowledge structures (domain models) from text collections. Applications of domain models have a long history within knowledge engineering and artificial intelligence. In the la... Read More about Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: an overview of current research..

Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients. (2011)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C., HESSION, M. and BROOM, I. 2011. Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients. Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity: targets and therapy [online], 4, pages 315-323. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S22788

Adipose tissue functions as an endocrine organ by releasing adipokines, which have important roles in the regulation of inflammation and insulin sensitivity. Although there is evidence of improvements in the circulating levels of adipokines with weig... Read More about Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients..