Peter Duncan

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The purpose of this paper is to explore whether the use of big data has the potential for application in the Higher Education (HE) sector in Oman in addressing part of their current challenges. Higher Education institutions in Oman are facing challenges relate to enhancing the learning experience, improving educator effectiveness, providing appropriate and(More)
Phosphorylation/dephosphorylation reactions are one of the dynamic mechanisms through which cells modulate protein activity in response to environmental stimuli. The eukaryotic molecules which are responsible for the phosphorylation of serine, threonine and tyrosine residues appear to have co-ordinately evolved from simple prokaryotic enzymes which(More)
Due to a high unemployment rate among local people and a high reliance on expatriate workers, the governments in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries have been implementing programmes of localisation (replacing foreign workers with GCC nationals). These programmes have been successful in the public sector but much less so in the private sector.(More)
The aim of this exploratory research is to understand further how organisations can evaluate their activities, which generate knowledge creation, to meet changing stakeholder expectations. A Scale of Knowledge (SoK) Framework is proposed which links knowledge management and organisational activities to changing stakeholder expectations. The framework was(More)
Pecten dijkstrai n. sp. is described from several localities in northern Western Australia. It represents a new, rare example of a tropical member of the genus Pecten. The new species most closely resembles P. excavatus Anton, 1838, previously reported from southern Japan to Indonesia, differing in its smaller size, greater length (antero-posterior(More)
As predicted by Susskind the Web is becoming an important vehicle for marketing the legal practice and a tool enabling the delivery of legal services to clients. To what extent can law firms benefit from selling their services through this medium? Despite the growth of the Web, there is little research concerning the functionality and strategic business use(More)