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The origins of modern welfare: city of Ypres, the government of poor relief. (2011)
Book
SPICKER, P. (eds.) 2020. The origins of modern welfare: city of Ypres, the government of poor relief. 2020 edition. Oxford: Peter Lang. Hosted on Paul Spicker's blog [online], 2. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/wzm8vhdc

The two books included in The Origins of Modern Welfare are probably the earliest studies ever written in the field of Social Policy, and among the earliest written about public administration. Social Policy is the study of welfare, policy and admini... Read More about The origins of modern welfare: city of Ypres, the government of poor relief..

The origins of modern welfare: Juan Luis Vives; on the relief of the poor, or of human need. (2011)
Book
SPICKER, P. (eds.) 2020. The origins of modern welfare: Juan Luis Vives: on the relief of the poor, or of human need. 2020 edition. Oxford: Peter Lang. Hosted on Paul Spicker's blog [online], 1. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/b6tfvka9

This book presents new translations of the earliest known studies in Social Policy. Juan-Luis Vives’s De Subventione Pauperum (On the Relief of the Poor) is an academic report on the organisation of social welfare, prepared for the senate of Bruges a... Read More about The origins of modern welfare: Juan Luis Vives; on the relief of the poor, or of human need..

Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace. (2011)
Book Chapter
MCDONALD, S. 2011. Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace. In Bartlett, D. (ed.) Going green: the psychology of sustainability in the workplace. Leicester: The British Psychological Society, chapter 7, pages 59-64.

In 2008 the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency reported that commercial waste amounted to 5.75 million tonnes, compared with 2.94 million tonnes of domestic waste. Despite the fact that waste arising in commercial premises is nearly double that... Read More about Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace..

After the fall: developing a conceptual script-based model of shame in narratives of entrepreneurs in crisis! (2011)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. and MCELWEE, G. 2011. After the fall: developing a conceptual script-based model of shame in narratives of entrepreneurs in crisis! International journal of sociology and social policy [online], 31(1/2), pages 91-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/01443331111104823

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of shame in entrepreneurship. Extant research in relation to the entrepreneurial process has tended to concentrate upon the entrepreneur as hero and other positive aspects of the process. Consequen... Read More about After the fall: developing a conceptual script-based model of shame in narratives of entrepreneurs in crisis!.

Situation awareness in context-aware case-based decision support. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
NWIABU, N., ALLISON, I., HOLT, P., LOWIT, P. and OYENEYIN, B. 2011. Situation awareness in context-aware case-based decision support. In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE international multi-disciplinary conference on cognitive methods in situation awareness and decision support (CogSIMA 2011), 22-24 February 2011, Miami, USA. New York: IEEE [online], article number 5753761, pages 9-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/COGSIMA.2011.5753761

Humans naturally reuse recalled knowledge to solve problems and this includes understanding the information that identify or characterize these problems (context), and the situation. Context-aware case-based reasoning (CBR) applications uses the cont... Read More about Situation awareness in context-aware case-based decision support..

Enacting entrepreneurship as social value creation. (2011)
Journal Article
KORSGAARD, S. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2011. Enacting entrepreneurship as social value creation. International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship [online] 29(2), pages 135-151. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242610391936

The social plays an important role in entrepreneurship, but one that is not fully understood. We argue that the social conditions of entrepreneurs, as well as the social nature of opportunities, affect the entrepreneurial process. Accordingly this pa... Read More about Enacting entrepreneurship as social value creation..

The psychological contract and implied contractual terms: Synchronous or asynchronous models? (2011)
Journal Article
MIDDLEMISS, S. 2011. The psychological contract and implied contractual terms: Synchronous or asynchronous models? International journal of law and management [online], 53(1), pages 32-50. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/17542431111111872

Purpose “ For longer than most people would think, over 40 years, organisational psychologists have been defining and characterising the employment relationship in terms of the psychological contract. Across the same period, judges have through their... Read More about The psychological contract and implied contractual terms: Synchronous or asynchronous models?.

Knowledge sharing processes in Tunisian small ICT firms. (2011)
Journal Article
EL HARBI, S., ANDERSON, A.R. and AMAMOU, M. 2011. Knowledge sharing processes in Tunisian small ICT firms. Library review [online], 60(1), pages 24-36. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/00242531111100559

Purpose “ The purpose of this paper is to examine how knowledge and information is shared by small information and communication technology firms in Tunisia. Design/methodology/approach “ The paper employs a comparative case study approach. This was... Read More about Knowledge sharing processes in Tunisian small ICT firms..

An investigation of the relationship between anterior knee pain and lower limb biomechanics. (2011)
Thesis
DUNCAN, G. 2011. An investigation of the relationship between anterior knee pain and lower limb biomechanics. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

The thesis presents an investigation of the relationship between anterior knee pain and lower limb biomechanics in symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals during walking. Although foot orthotic devices are often prescribed to realign lower extremity... Read More about An investigation of the relationship between anterior knee pain and lower limb biomechanics..

The effect of raw and processed vegetables on colonocyte dna damage. (2011)
Thesis
LYNN, A. 2011. The effect of raw and processed vegetables on colonocyte dna damage. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Cruciferous vegetables and their bioactive constituents have been shown to inhibit chemically-induced colon cancer (IARC, 2004). However, the results of epidemiological studies have been inconsistent (IARC, 2004). This may reflect a lack of sensitivi... Read More about The effect of raw and processed vegetables on colonocyte dna damage..

A sequence-length sensitive approach to learning biological grammars using inductive logic programming. (2011)
Thesis
MAMER, T. 2011. A sequence-length sensitive approach to learning biological grammars using inductive logic programming. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis aims to investigate if the ideas behind compression principles, such as the Minimum Description Length, can help us to improve the process of learning biological grammars from protein sequences using Inductive Logic Programming (ILP). Con... Read More about A sequence-length sensitive approach to learning biological grammars using inductive logic programming..

A narrative exploration of the relationship between reading literature and poetry and ethical practice: narratives of student nurses and nurse educators. (2011)
Thesis
MCKIE, A. 2011. A narrative exploration of the relationship between reading literature and poetry and ethical practice: narratives of student nurses and nurse educators. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The emerging dialogue between the arts and humanities and professional health care education is explored by considering ethical practice in nursing via several narratives of student nurses and nurse educators in one Scottish university. Adopting a na... Read More about A narrative exploration of the relationship between reading literature and poetry and ethical practice: narratives of student nurses and nurse educators..

The molecular mechanisms of diabetes mediated impaired wound healing and the development of therapeutic strategies. (2011)
Thesis
GADAD, P.C. 2011. The molecular mechanisms of diabetes mediated impaired wound healing and the development of therapeutic strategies. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Increased levels of blood glucose are associated with the vascular complications of diabetes. Microvascular complications lead to delayed wound healing in patients suffering from diabetes. Hypoxia and hyperglycaemia characterise a wound environment o... Read More about The molecular mechanisms of diabetes mediated impaired wound healing and the development of therapeutic strategies..

Benevolent gang leaders, commercial escapees and sleepers: a conceptual framework for Scottish social enterprise leadership engaging with the 'new society'. (2011)
Report
BROWN, M. FULFORD, H., GRIST, A. and MCDONALD, S. 2011. Benevolent gang leaders, commercial escapees and sleepers: a conceptual framework for Scottish social enterprise leadership engaging with the 'new society'. ˜Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This exploratory research study examines the experiences of a purposive sample of leaders of Social Enterprises (SEs) in Scotland to discover how leaders deal with the challenges of running this type of organisation at a period of financial constrain... Read More about Benevolent gang leaders, commercial escapees and sleepers: a conceptual framework for Scottish social enterprise leadership engaging with the 'new society'..

Assessing professional skills in engineering education. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
CAJANDER, Å., DANIELS, M., MCDERMOTT, R. and VON KONSKY, B.R. 2011. Assessing professional skills in engineering education. In Hamer, J. and Raadt, M. de (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th Australasian computing education conference (ACE 2011), 17-20 January 2011, Perth, Australia. Sydney: Conferences in research and practice in information technology (CRPIT) [online], 114, pages 145-154. Available from: http://crpit.com/Vol114.html.

In this paper, we report the results of introducing a face-to- face Peer Assisted Study Scheme (PASS) and an electronic Peer Assisted Study Scheme (ePASS) into a first year introductory programming unit, core to four undergraduate IT degrees. PASS is... Read More about Assessing professional skills in engineering education..