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Consumer behaviour in online shopping - understanding the role of regulatory focus. (2013)
Thesis
ATOROUGH, P. 2013. Consumer behaviour in online shopping - understanding the role of regulatory focus. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The behaviour of consumers on the Internet is increasingly a focus of marketing research. In particular, consumers behaviour in online shopping, from adoption motivation to post-usage behaviour, has become a major focus of research in the field of ma... Read More about Consumer behaviour in online shopping - understanding the role of regulatory focus..

An integrated decision support model for the sustainable refurbishment of hospitals and healthcare facilities: developing a prototype. (2013)
Thesis
WILSON, G. 2013. An integrated decision support model for the sustainable refurbishment of hospitals and healthcare facilities: developing a prototype. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The National Health Service (NHS) is recognised as the largest public sector institution in Europe. This presents significant challenges in regards to operation and maintenance of the diverse built estate, and the ever-evolving clinical models of car... Read More about An integrated decision support model for the sustainable refurbishment of hospitals and healthcare facilities: developing a prototype..

Evolution of the legal framework for oil and gas exploration and production in Namibia. (2013)
Journal Article
MOLLER, L. 2013. Evolution of the legal framework for oil and gas exploration and production in Namibia. Oil, gas and energy law (OGEL) [online], 2013(5). Available from: www.ogel.org/article.asp?key=3383

This article highlights the existing national legal framework in Namibia relating to the exploration and production of offshore petroleum resources. It gives a brief summary of the historical context before discussing the extent to which the policy a... Read More about Evolution of the legal framework for oil and gas exploration and production in Namibia..

Weight loss for individuals with type 2 diabetes following a very-low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks. (2013)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C., LULA, S., JENNER, C., DYSON, L., MACDONALD, I., JOHNSTON, K.L. and BROOM, I. 2013. Weight loss for individuals with type 2 diabetes following a very-low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks. Clinical obesity [online], 3(5), pages 150-157. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/cob.12029

Approximately 80% of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are overweight or obese, and obesity compounds the cardiovascular risk of T2DM. The aim of this retrospective study was twofold: first to investigate whether a twelve-week, community-ba... Read More about Weight loss for individuals with type 2 diabetes following a very-low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks..

Beyond the creative industries. (2013)
Journal Article
MACDONALD, S. 2013. Beyond the creative industries. International journal of education through art [online], 9(3), pages 293-310. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/eta.9.3.293_1

Although Creative Industries as engines of post-industrial economies have assumed an increasing global priority with implications for art education at all levels few studies exist. Nomenclature here is contested, especially when arts role appears fre... Read More about Beyond the creative industries..

Drawing and the score. (2013)
Book
DOUGLAS, A. 2013. Drawing and the score. In De Assis, P., Brooks, W. and Coessens, K. Sound and score: essays on sound, score and notation. Leuven: Leuven University Press [online], chapter 14, pages 206-217. Available from: http://upers.kuleuven.be/en/book/9789058679765

Traditionally a score in Western classical music has ensured the music’s presentation and replication to an audience. Drawings as blueprints in architecture/engineering ensure that designs are translated into real structures in ways that are more or... Read More about Drawing and the score..

A decision support model proving 'value for money' selection of elements and components on hospital refurbishments: development of a functioning prototype. (2013)
Journal Article
WILSON, G. and KISHK, M. 2013. A decision support model proving 'value for money' selection of elements and components on hospital refurbishments: development of a functioning prototype. Construction engineering [online], 1(3), pages 53-61. Available from: http://www.seipub.org/ce/Download.aspx?ID=8702

Capital investment in current economic circumstances, is severely challenged. This is especially evident within the NHS built estate. Estate managers and Design Teams have a duty to achieve Value for Money on projects; yet, no measured and standardis... Read More about A decision support model proving 'value for money' selection of elements and components on hospital refurbishments: development of a functioning prototype..

Increasing the temperature stability of environmentally friendly drilling and completion fluids based on organic brine. (2013)
Thesis
KAMINSKI, L. 2013. Increasing the temperature stability of environmentally friendly drilling and completion fluids based on organic brine. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

Formates provide an already superior system, designed to complement synthetic polymers and extend their temperature capabilities as drilling fluids. However, as HPHT drilling continues to move into more harsh environments with expected bottom-hole te... Read More about Increasing the temperature stability of environmentally friendly drilling and completion fluids based on organic brine..

Financial analysis on the proposed renewable heat incentive for residential houses in the United Kingdom: a case study on the solar thermal system. (2013)
Journal Article
ABU-BAKAR, S.H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., MALLICK, T.K., MCLENNAN, C. and RAHIM, R.A. 2014. Financial analysis on the proposed renewable heat incentive for residential houses in the United Kingdom: a case study on the solar thermal system. Energy policy [online], 65, pages 552-561. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.10.018

This short communication paper focuses on the renewable heat incentive (RHI) scheme in the United Kingdom (UK); and in particular, on its implication on domestic installations of solar thermal systems (STSs). First, a short review on the STS in the U... Read More about Financial analysis on the proposed renewable heat incentive for residential houses in the United Kingdom: a case study on the solar thermal system..

Undertaking qualitative health research in social virtual worlds. (2013)
Journal Article
MCELHINNEY, E., CHEATER, F.M. and KIDD, L. 2014. Undertaking qualitative health research in social virtual worlds. Journal of advanced nursing [online], 70(6), pages 1267-1275. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.12281

Aims: This paper discusses the methodological challenges of using the 3D social virtual world Second Life for research and offers some solutions on a range of research issues including: ethical approval, gaining consent, recruitment of sample, data c... Read More about Undertaking qualitative health research in social virtual worlds..

Contemplations on results from investigating the personal epistemology of computing students. (2013)
Conference Proceeding
MCDERMOTT, R., PIRIE, I., LAXER, C., CAJANDER, A. and DANIELS, M. 2013. Contemplations on results from investigating the personal epistemology of computing students. In Proceedings of the 2013 Frontiers in education conference (FIE 2013): energizing the future, 23-26 October 2013, Oklahoma City, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article number 6684941, pages 825-831. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2013.6684941

'Personal Epistemology' is the analysis of the ways in which an individual perceives what constitutes knowledge, its boundaries, how it is justified, and how it is related to learning. While investigation of metacognitive strategies used by students... Read More about Contemplations on results from investigating the personal epistemology of computing students..

Acceptability and perceived barriers and facilitators to creating a national research register to enable 'direct to patient' enrolment into research: the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE). (2013)
Journal Article
GRANT, A., URE, J., NICOLSON, D.J., HANLEY, J., SHEIKH, A., MCKINSTRY, B. and SULLIVAN, F. 2013. Acceptability and perceived barriers and facilitators to creating a national research register to enable 'direct to patient' enrolment into research: the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE). BMC health services research [online], 13, article number 422. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-422

Background - Difficulties with recruitment pose a major, increasingly recognised challenge to the viability of research. We sought to explore whether a register of volunteers interested in research participation, with data linkage to electronic healt... Read More about Acceptability and perceived barriers and facilitators to creating a national research register to enable 'direct to patient' enrolment into research: the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE)..

Practising equality: issues for co-creative and participatory practices addressing social justice and equality. (2013)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. and HARRIS, P. 2013. Practising equality: issues for co-creative and participatory practices addressing social justice and equality. Presented at the 2013 Moving targets conference, 15-16 October 2013, Dundee, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Held on Vimeo [online]. Available from: https://vimeo.com/77427158

This exercise started from a hunch that it would be useful to break out of the somewhat enclosed discourses in the respective fields of media and art to see if there were useful experiences and even lessons by assuming that participation and co-creat... Read More about Practising equality: issues for co-creative and participatory practices addressing social justice and equality..

Gender and white-collar crime: examining representations of women in media? (2013)
Journal Article
GOTTSCHALK, P. and SMITH, R. 2015. Gender and white-collar crime: examining representations of women in media? Journal of gender studies [online], 24(3), pages 310-325. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2013.841571

Using documentary research methodology, we collected empirical data from three national Norwegian newspapers to examine the issue of gender and white-collar crime to examine representations of women in the media. Only 8 out of the 179 white-collar cr... Read More about Gender and white-collar crime: examining representations of women in media?.

Supporting the creative industries: the rationale for an exchange of thinking between the art and business schools. (2013)
Journal Article
KEARNEY, G. and HARRIS, P., 2013. Supporting the creative industries: the rationale for an exchange of thinking between the art and business schools. International journal of education through art [online], 9(3), pages 311-326. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/eta.9.3.311_1

Increasing interest in the concept of the ˜Creative Industries with emphasis upon the ˜industry aspect, presents questions as to how Art Schools can best prepare students. Indeed the industrial aspect encourages consideration of business and entrepre... Read More about Supporting the creative industries: the rationale for an exchange of thinking between the art and business schools..

Seeing the light: using visual ethnography in family business settings. (2013)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2015. Seeing the light: using visual ethnography in family business settings. Family business review [online], 28(1), pages 76-82. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0894486513504585

The purpose of this research note is to illustrate the usefulness of the qualitative method of visual ethnography in producing new insights into family business research by investigating the 'lived narrative' of a family business in Scotland. The ove... Read More about Seeing the light: using visual ethnography in family business settings..

What goes around comes around? Craft revival, the 1970s and today. (2013)
Journal Article
PEACH, A. 2013. What goes around comes around? Craft revival, the 1970s and today. Craft research [online], 4(2), pages 161-179. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/crre.4.2.161_1

This article critically reviews the concept of 'revival' in relation to making in contemporary culture. The 1970s are a period, which craft historians and theorists generally acknowledge as one of revival and reinvention of craft practice across Brit... Read More about What goes around comes around? Craft revival, the 1970s and today..

Tackling the illicit commercial exploitation of children off campus: a case study. (2013)
Report
SMITH, R. and FRONDIGOUN, L. 2013. Tackling the illicit commercial exploitation of children off campus: a case study. SIPR Practice Notes Number 2. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Social and Environmental Sciences, University of Dundee.

The illicit exploitation of children and young persons for commercial gain by rogue shopkeepers and unscrupulous business proprietors is an important topic seldom considered by criminologists. In this case study we report on research with School Link... Read More about Tackling the illicit commercial exploitation of children off campus: a case study..

Listening to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality: a report on the pilot study. (2013)
Report
SMITH, R. and LAING, A. 2013. Listening to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality: a report on the pilot study. SIPR Research Summary Number 15. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Social Sciences, University of Dundee.

This summary reports on the pilot phase of an ongoing study, funded by SIPR, into the changing nature of rural crime and what constitutes rural criminality. We set out to listen to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality and to speak... Read More about Listening to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality: a report on the pilot study..

Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka. (2013)
Journal Article
ZAMAN, Q.M.M. and LAING, R. 2013. Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka. Urban studies research [online], Article ID 783792. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/783792

This paper presents principles and praxis of sustainable approach to maintaining targeted residential regeneration by density yet achieving innovations in urban form in a contextual scenario of Dhaka City, the capital of Bangladesh. It is evident fro... Read More about Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka..