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Welcome to OpenAIR@RGU

OpenAIR@RGU is the open access institutional repository of Robert Gordon University. It contains examples of research outputs produced by staff and research students, as well as related information about the university's funded projects and staff research interests. Further information is available in the repository policy. Any questions about submissions to the repository or problems with access to any of its content should be sent to the Publications Team at publications@rgu.ac.uk



Latest Additions

The stigmatized hero? A review of UK opinion polls and surveys on perceptions of British veterans in UK society. (2019)
Journal Article
PHILLIPS, R. [2020]. The stigmatized hero? A review of UK opinion polls and surveys on perceptions of British veterans in UK society. Journal of veterans studies [online], (accepted).

Findings from representative opinion polls and surveys provide information on pertinent perceptions of veterans in British society. The present project compares these findings and contrasts them with factually correct information. This allows resear... Read More about The stigmatized hero? A review of UK opinion polls and surveys on perceptions of British veterans in UK society..

Social media, social comparison and mental health. (2019)
Journal Article
WARRENDER, D. and MILNE, R. [2020]. Social media, social comparison and mental health. Nursing times [online], (accepted).

Social media has become a mainstay of popular culture, with a growing number of users. Yet the understanding of how social media can impact on mental health is at an early stage. This article focuses on social media and how the increased opportunity... Read More about Social media, social comparison and mental health..

Self-disclosure: the invaluable grey area. (2019)
Journal Article
WARRENDER, D. [2020]. Self-disclosure: the invaluable grey area. British journal of mental health nursing [online], (accepted).

Self-disclosure can be valuable in therapeutic relationships, though practitioners may feel apprehension around boundaries and worry what may be appropriate. This article asserts the importance of critical thinking around self-disclosure, emphasisin... Read More about Self-disclosure: the invaluable grey area..

Motherhood and poverty in eighteenth-century Aberdeen. (1999)
Book Chapter
DIACK, L. 1999. Motherhood and poverty in eighteenth-century Aberdeen. In Brotherstone, T., Simonton, D. and Walsh, O. (eds.) Gendering Scottish history: an international approach. Glasgow: Cruithne Press, chapter 12, pages 172-185.

"The direction of the food, cloaths and other necessaries for the persons of children falls to the mother's share during at least their state of infancy if not during all their childhood and frequently longer, in which one ought principally to consid... Read More about Motherhood and poverty in eighteenth-century Aberdeen..

Dimensions of ‘socio’ vulnerabilities of advanced persistent threats. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
NICHO, M. and MCDERMOTT, C.D. 2019. Dimensions of ‘socio’ vulnerabilities of advanced persistent threats. In Begušić, D., Rožić, N., Radić, J. and Šarić, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 27th International software, telecommunications and computer networks conference 2019 (SoftCOM 2019), 19-21 September 2019, Split, Croatia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8903788. Available from: https://doi.org/10.23919/SOFTCOM.2019.8903788

Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) are highly targeted and sophisticated multi-stage attacks, utilizing zero day or near zero-day malware. Directed at internetworked computer users in the workplace, their growth and prevalence can be attributed to bot... Read More about Dimensions of ‘socio’ vulnerabilities of advanced persistent threats..