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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



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Old, new, borrowed and blue: shifts in modern policing. (2021)
Journal Article
DAHL, J.Y, FYFE, N.R., GUNDHUS, H.O.I., LARSSON, P., SKJEVRAK, P.E., RUNHOVDE, S.R. and VESTBY, A. [2021]. Old, new, borrowed and blue: shifts in modern policing. British journal of criminology [online], Advance Articles, article number azab085. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azab085

This article analyses ambiguity and complexity in proactive policing practices and identifies the paradox that despite the focus on increasing proactivity, police work remains strongly reactive. Drawing on a set of Norwegian case studies of policing... Read More about Old, new, borrowed and blue: shifts in modern policing..

Examining myths of the mad, bad and sad British veteran in today's media: a qualitative approach. (2021)
Journal Article
PHILLIPS, R., CONNELLY, V. and BURGESS, M. [2021]. Examining myths of the mad, bad and sad British veteran in today's media: a qualitative approach. Journal of political and military sociology [online] (accepted).

Previous research on British public perceptions of UK veterans has focused mainly on opinion polls and survey data. This is problematic, as the broader scope of public dialogue and discourse that informs and influences public perceptions of veterans... Read More about Examining myths of the mad, bad and sad British veteran in today's media: a qualitative approach..

The Routledge companion to political journalism. (2021)
Book
MORRISON, J., BIRKS, J. and BERRY, M. (eds.) 2022. The Routledge companion to political journalism. Abingdon: Routledge [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429284571

This international edited collection brings together the latest research in political journalism, examining the ideological, commercial and technological forces that are transforming the field and its evolving relationship with news audiences. Compri... Read More about The Routledge companion to political journalism..

A grounded theory study on midwifery managers' views and experiences of implementing and sustaining continuity of carer models within the UK maternity system. (2021)
Journal Article
TURNER, S., CROWTHER, S. and LAU, A. 2021. A grounded theory study on midwifery managers' views and experiences of implementing and sustaining continuity of carer models within the UK maternity system. Women and birth [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2021.10.010

Current UK health policy recommends the transition of maternity services towards provision of Midwifery Continuity of Carer (MCoCer) models. Quality of healthcare is correlated with the quality of leadership and management yet there is little evidenc... Read More about A grounded theory study on midwifery managers' views and experiences of implementing and sustaining continuity of carer models within the UK maternity system..

Folded LDA: extending the linear discriminant analysis algorithm for feature extraction and data reduction in hyperspectral remote sensing. (2021)
Journal Article
FABIYI, S.D., MURRAY, P., ZABALZA, J. and REN, J. [2021]. Folded LDA: extending the linear discriminant analysis algorithm for feature extraction and data reduction in hyperspectral remote sensing. IEEE Journal of selected topics in applied earth observations and remote sensing [online], (Early Access). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2021.3129818

The rich spectral information provided by hyperspectral imaging (HSI) has made this technology very useful in the classification of remotely sensed data. However, classification of hyperspectral data is typically affected by noise and the Hughes phen... Read More about Folded LDA: extending the linear discriminant analysis algorithm for feature extraction and data reduction in hyperspectral remote sensing..