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Modulation of angiogenesis by inflammatory markers and the role of matrix metalloproteinases in an endothelial cell/fibroblast co-culture system. (2014)
Journal Article
BARRON, G.A., BORDET, E., GOUA, M. and BERMANO. G. 2014. Modulation of angiogenesis by inflammatory markers and the role of matrix metalloproteinases in an endothelial cell/fibroblast co-culture system. Current angiogenesis [online], 3(3), pages 152-163. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2174/2211552803666141113211829

Increased levels of inflammatory markers such as tumour necrosis factor-α (TNFα) and interleukin- 6 (IL-6) have been associated with formation of new blood vessels, or angiogenesis, and linked to chronic inflammation in obesity. This study aimed to e... Read More about Modulation of angiogenesis by inflammatory markers and the role of matrix metalloproteinases in an endothelial cell/fibroblast co-culture system..

Fast and efficient palmprint identification of a small sample within a full image. (2014)
Journal Article
MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. and SERRATOSA, F. 2014. Fast and efficient palmprint identification of a small sample within a full image. Computaci├│n y sistemas [online], 18(4), pages 683-691. Available from: https://doi.org/10.13053/CyS-18-4-2059

In some fields, like forensic research, experts demand that a found sample of an individual can be matched with its full counterpart contained on a database. This found sample may present several characteristics that make this matching more difficult... Read More about Fast and efficient palmprint identification of a small sample within a full image..

Injection behaviour of fractured reservoirs at near wellbore and far field areas: a CFD study. (2014)
Journal Article
OLUYEMI, G.F., KANIN, L. and NAIR, A. 2014. Injection behaviour of fractured reservoirs at near wellbore and far field areas: a CFD study. International journal of fluid mechanics research [online], 41(6), pages 536-546. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1615/InterJFluidMechRes.v41.i6.60

Flow partitioning in fractured reservoirs especially during injection and production operations poses a great challenge to the optimisation of these important field operations. For example, flow partitioning into the fracture from the matrix may limi... Read More about Injection behaviour of fractured reservoirs at near wellbore and far field areas: a CFD study..

Multiple case study approach to identify aggravating variables of insider threats in information systems. (2014)
Journal Article
NICHO, M. and KAMOUN, F. 2014. Multiple case study approach to identify aggravating variables of insider threats in information systems. Communications of the association for information systems [online], 35, Article 18. Available from: http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol35/iss1/18

Malicious insiders present a serious threat to information systems due to privilege of access, knowledge of internal computer resources, and potential threats on the part of disgruntled employees or insiders collaborating with external cybercriminals... Read More about Multiple case study approach to identify aggravating variables of insider threats in information systems..

Evaluating the effectiveness of design support for small and medium sized enterprises in Scotland. (2014)
Thesis
GULARI, M.N. 2014. Evaluating the effectiveness of design support for small and medium sized enterprises in Scotland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the engine of economic growth and job creation. Governments have devoted considerable resources to increase their competitiveness in the market. Several design support programmes (DSPs) have emerged from... Read More about Evaluating the effectiveness of design support for small and medium sized enterprises in Scotland..

Towards realisation of stable oil prices: an empirical analysis of the impact of OPEC's oil price band/stabilisation policies. (2014)
Thesis
IBRAHIM, M.U. 2014. Towards realisation of stable oil prices: an empirical analysis of the impact of OPEC's oil price band/stabilisation policies. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This dissertation contributes to the literature on the role of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in (de)stabilising oil prices by identifying and critically investigating a gap in the extant literature with respect to OPECs act... Read More about Towards realisation of stable oil prices: an empirical analysis of the impact of OPEC's oil price band/stabilisation policies..

Nursing by the long stretch of the arm: an exploration of community nursing middle managers' experiences of role enactment within Community Health Partnerships in three regions of Scotland. (2014)
Thesis
ALLAN, E. 2014. Nursing by the long stretch of the arm: an exploration of community nursing middle managers' experiences of role enactment within Community Health Partnerships in three regions of Scotland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Aim: This thesis aimed to explore community nursing middle manager role enactment in managing change within Community Health Partnerships (CHPs) in three regions of Scotland from 2008-2011. Background: CHPs were established to play a key role in shif... Read More about Nursing by the long stretch of the arm: an exploration of community nursing middle managers' experiences of role enactment within Community Health Partnerships in three regions of Scotland..

Large-scale tourism development: an investigation into the likely impacts of the proposed Trump Golf Scotland development. (2014)
Book Chapter
NASH, R., MARTIN, A. and RUXTON, L. 2014. Large-scale tourism development: an investigation into the likely impacts of the proposed Trump Golf Scotland development. In Nelson, W.D. (ed.) Advances in business and management. New York: Nova Science Publishers [online], volume 6, pages 119-137. Available from: http://www.novapublishers.org/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=47089

The large-scale development by Trump Golf Scotland will potentially thrust the North East of Scotland into worldwide fame as a golf destination. This research adopted a qualitative approach involving a focus group and interviews. The focus group comp... Read More about Large-scale tourism development: an investigation into the likely impacts of the proposed Trump Golf Scotland development..

Structure, strength and defect characterisation of cement based materials. (2014)
Thesis
CHOUDHURY, A.H. 2014. Structure, strength and defect characterisation of cement based materials. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

In cement based systems, the residual stresses are created by internal expansion. This provides toughening by the release of the residual stresses as the macro-crack propagates. While circumstantial evidence of the residual stresses exist (e.g. micro... Read More about Structure, strength and defect characterisation of cement based materials..

The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. (2014)
Thesis
NOLAN, M.E. 2014. The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research examines the presence of and reasons for local studies resources in the libraries and learning centres of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. The study's aims were to investigate the content and scope of loc... Read More about The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom..

DART-Europe: access to European research theses. (2014)
Journal Article
COPELAND, S. 2011. DART-Europe: access to European research theses. Biblos: revista a filialei iesene a Asociatiei Bibliotecarilor din România [online], 22-23, pages 54-57. Available from: http://www.bcu-iasi.ro/docs/biblos/biblos.22.23.pdf

This article describes developments relating to the management and use of electronic theses and dissertations, with particular reference to the DART-Europe E-theses Portal. This Portal provides free access to a wide range of full text research theses... Read More about DART-Europe: access to European research theses..

Ill wind. (2014)
Physical Artefact
HENDERSON, D. 2014. Ill wind. [Watercolour].

This watercolour is a response to the changing weather patterns experienced by Aberdeen in recent years, with storm force winds causing havoc. David Henderson is the recipient of this year's David Gluck Memorial Award for this work, which was exhibit... Read More about Ill wind..

The widening knowledge gap in the built environment of developed and developing nations: lean and offsite construction in Nigeria and the UK. (2014)
Conference Proceeding
OMOTAYO, T. and KERAMINIYAGE, K. 2014. The widening knowledge gap in the built environment of developed and developing nations: lean and offsite construction in Nigeria and the UK. In Proceedings of the International conference on construction in a changing world, 4-7 May 2014, Kandalama, Sri Lanka. Manchester: University of Salford [online]. Available from: https://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC27738.pdf

This paper assessed the knowledge divide between the UK and Nigeria construction industries in the area of lean and offsite construction. This study utilized literature review as a method of determining the extent to which lean and offsite constructi... Read More about The widening knowledge gap in the built environment of developed and developing nations: lean and offsite construction in Nigeria and the UK..

FEM analysis to optimally design end mill cutters for milling of Ti-6Al-4V. (2014)
Journal Article
KUMAR, V., EAKAMBARAM, A. and ARIVAZHAGAN, A. 2014. FEM analysis to optimally design end mill cutters for milling of Ti-6Al-4 V. Procedia engineering [online], 97: proceedings of 12th Global congress on manufacturing and management 2014 (GCMM 2014), 8-10 December 2014, Vellore, India, pages 1237-1246. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2014.12.402

This paper presents an FEM analysis conducted for optimally designing end mill cutters through verifying the cutting tool forces and stresses for milling Titanium alloy Ti-6Al-4 V. Initially, the theoretical tool forces are calculated by considering... Read More about FEM analysis to optimally design end mill cutters for milling of Ti-6Al-4V..

Local perceptions of the QICS experimental offshore CO2 release: results from social science research. (2014)
Journal Article
MABON, L., SHACKLEY, S., BLACKFORD, J.C., STAHL, H. and MILLER, A. 2015. Local perceptions of the QICS experimental offshore CO2 release: results from social science research. International journal of greenhouse gas control [online], 38, pages 18-25. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2014.10.022

This paper explores the social dimensions of an experimental release of carbon dioxide (CO2) carried out in Ardmucknish Bay, Argyll, United Kingdom. The experiment, which aimed to understand detectability and potential effects on the marine environme... Read More about Local perceptions of the QICS experimental offshore CO2 release: results from social science research..

In-vitro evaluation of the effect of polymer structure on uptake of novel polymer-insulin polyelectrolyte complexes by human epithelial cells. (2014)
Journal Article
IBIE, C., KNOTT, R. and THOMPSON, C.J. 2015. In-vitro evaluation of the effect of polymer structure on uptake of novel polymer-insulin polyelectrolyte complexes by human epithelial cells. International journal of pharmaceutics [online], 479(1), pages 103-117. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2014.12.058

The biocompatibility and cellular uptake of polymer, insulin polyelectrolyte complexes (PECs) prepared using polyallylamine-based polymers was evaluated in-vitro using Caco-2 cell monolayers as a predictive model for human small intestinal epithelial... Read More about In-vitro evaluation of the effect of polymer structure on uptake of novel polymer-insulin polyelectrolyte complexes by human epithelial cells..

Twinning anisotropy of tantalum during nanoindentation. (2014)
Journal Article
GOEL, S., BEAKE, B., CHAN, C.-W., FAISAL, N.H. and DUNNE, N. 2015. Twinning anisotropy of tantalum during nanoindentation. Materials science and engineering: A [online], 627, pages 249-261. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2014.12.075

Unlike other BCC metals, the plastic deformation of nanocrystalline Tantalum (Ta) during compression is regulated by deformation twinning. Whether or not this twinning exhibits anisotropy was investigated through simulation of displacement-controlled... Read More about Twinning anisotropy of tantalum during nanoindentation..

Natural convection flow and heat transfer in an enclosure containging staggered arragement of blockages. (2014)
Journal Article
IYI, D. and HASAN, R. 2015. Natural convection flow and heat transfer in an enclosure containging staggered arragement of blockages. Procedia engineering [online], 105: proceedings of the 6th BSME international conference on thermal engineering (ICTE 2014), 19-21 December 2014, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pages 176-183. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.05.033

The work reported in this paper is a numerical study of airflow and heat transfer for low turbulence buoyancy-driven flow in a rectangular cavity partially filled with solid objects. The two vertical walls were maintained at constant temperatures giv... Read More about Natural convection flow and heat transfer in an enclosure containging staggered arragement of blockages..

An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland. (2014)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, M. and ROWLEY, S. 2015. An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland. International journal of project management [online], 33(4), pages 735-746. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2014.12.002

This exploratory research took the form of a qualitative study that aims to investigate the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be effectively applied across the creative industries through a study of their application in the... Read More about An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland..

Enhanced oil recovery by CO2 injection in carbonate reservoirs. (2014)
Conference Proceeding
HAWEZ, H. and AHMED, Z. 2014. Enhanced oil recovery by CO2 injection in carbonate reservoirs. In Al-Kayiem, H.H., Brebbia, C.A. and Zubir, S.S. (eds.) Energy and sustainability V: proceedings of 5th Energy and sustainability international conference 2014, 16-18 December 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. WIT transactions on ecology and the environment, 186. Southampton: WIT Press [online], 547-558. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2495/ESUS140481

The majority of carbonate reservoirs have low porosity and permeability in general because of having a high amount of matrixes that make a heterogeneous reservoir, however high permeable layers are fractured. This study shows the effect of carbon dio... Read More about Enhanced oil recovery by CO2 injection in carbonate reservoirs..