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Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. (2014)
Journal Article
TAIT, E., LAING, R. and GRAY, D. 2014. Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. Local economy [online], 29(1-2), pages 129-140. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0269094214521980

Emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotlands total. Action to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport has been criticized for being limited, poorly integrated with other areas of policy, and focused on narrow program... Read More about Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives..

Linking to the past: an analysis of community digital heritage initiatives. (2013)
Journal Article
TAIT, E., MACLEOD, M., BEEL, D., WALLACE, C., MELLISH, C. and TAYLOR, S. 2013. Linking to the past: an analysis of community digital heritage initiatives. Aslib Proceedings [online], 65(6), pages 564-580. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/AP-05-2013-0039

Purpose “ Community initiatives to collate and manage different kinds of cultural forms and resources are a popular way for local people to engage with the heritage of their area. These initiatives are often heavily dependent, however, upon short-ter... Read More about Linking to the past: an analysis of community digital heritage initiatives..

Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. (2012)
Conference Proceeding
LAING, R., TAIT, E. and GRAY, D. 2012. Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. In Kashiwagi, D. and Sullivan, K. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2012 Construction, building and real estate research conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS COBRA 2012), 11-13 September 2012, Las Vegas, USA. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://archive.northsearegion.eu/files/repository/20130812123945_COBRA.pdf

Currently, emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland's total. While the Scottish Government has identified a number of transport policies, which would contribute to Scotland's ability to meet its targets, action to significantly reduce... Read More about Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues..

Tracking digital impact (TDI) tool: key questions reference. (2012)
Other
MCCLYMONT, K., HOLDEN, J., PASSY, R., OCHU, E., WAITE, S., BROCK, E., BAKER, M., WARD, S., PHIPPEN, A., LORIA, P., TAIT, E. and KEEDWELL, E. 2012. Tracking digital impact (TDI) tool: key questions reference. Held on Jisc Repository [online]. Available from: http://repository.jisc.ac.uk/5111/4/TDI_Key_Questions_Reference_(v1).pdf

This is a quick reference summary of the 'Key Questions' developed as part of the large Tracking Digital Impact (TDI) Tool. Users with experience of digital technologies or have previously completed the TDI tool may find this a useful reference when... Read More about Tracking digital impact (TDI) tool: key questions reference..

Tracking digital impact (TDI) tool. (2012)
Other
MCCLYMONT, K., HOLDEN, J., PASSY, R., OCHU, E., WAITE, S., BROCK, E., BAKER, M., WARD, S., PHIPPEN, A., LORIA, P., TAIT, E. and KEEDWELL, E. 2012. Tracking digital impact (TDI) tool. Held on Jisc Repository [online]. Available from: http://repository.jisc.ac.uk/5111/3/Tracking_Digital_Impact_Tool_(v1.4).pdf

The Tracking Digital Impact (TDI) tool is designed to help researchers, research groups, projects and institutions assess their current and future digital engagement strategies in an objective and informed way to support the development of new and im... Read More about Tracking digital impact (TDI) tool..

MinkApp: generating spatio-temporal summaries for nature conservation volunteers. (2012)
Conference Proceeding
TINTAREV, N., MELERO, Y., SRIPADA, S., TAIT, E., VAN DER WAL, R. and MELLISH, C. 2012. MinkApp: generating spatio-temporal summaries for nature conservation volunteers. In Proceedings of the 7th International natural language generation conference (INLG 2012), 30 May - 1 June 2012, Utica, USA. Stroudsburg:ACL [online], pages 17-21. Available from: http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/W12-1505

We describe preliminary work on generating contextualized text for nature conservation volunteers. This Natural Language Generation (NLG) differs from other ways of describing spatio-temporal data, in that it deals with abstractions on data across la... Read More about MinkApp: generating spatio-temporal summaries for nature conservation volunteers..

Web 2.0 for eParticipation: transformational tweeting or devaluation of democracy? (2012)
Book Chapter
TAIT, E. 2012. Web 2.0 for eParticipation: transformational tweeting or devaluation of democracy? In Kloby, K. and D'Agostino, M.J. (eds.) Citizen 2.0: public and governmental interaction through web 2.0 technolgies. Hershey, PA: IGI Global [online], chapter 12, pages 224-243. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-0318-9.ch012

Recent developments in social media allow people to communicate and share information instantly and have led to speculation about the potential for increased citizen participation in decision making. However, as with other developments in ICT, social... Read More about Web 2.0 for eParticipation: transformational tweeting or devaluation of democracy?.

Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data. (2011)
Presentation / Conference
WALLACE, C., TAIT, E., MACLEOD, M., MELLISH, C. and HUNTER, C. 2011. Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data. Presented at the 2nd Supporting digital humanities (SDH 2011): answering the unaskable, 17-18 November 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark.

The CURIOS project investigates how digital archives can support interest in local heritage and, in doing so, can contribute to community regeneration and strengthened community cohesion. Software tools that utilise semantic web/ linked data technolo... Read More about Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data..

An analysis of alcohol use and disorders amongst those detained in custody in Aberdeen. (2009)
Report
GIBBONS-WOOD, D., TAIT, E. and MORRISON, K. 2009. An analysis of alcohol use and disorders amongst those detained in custody in Aberdeen. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

The relationship between alcohol and crime is highly topical and increasingly important to policy makers. The connection between alcohol consumption and crime has significant implications for the implementation of appropriate interventions and polici... Read More about An analysis of alcohol use and disorders amongst those detained in custody in Aberdeen..

Challenging digital inequalities: barriers and prospects. (2008)
Book Chapter
BONNEY, N., KOMOLAFE, O. and TAIT, E. 2009. Challenging digital inequalities: barriers and prospects. In Lee, I. (ed.) Electronic business: concepts, methodologies, tools and applications. Hershey, PA: IGI Global [online], chapter 125, pages 2014-2024. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-056-1

There are substantial inequalities in access to and use of the Internet. These inequalities build on enduring social and economic inequalities that have themselves been rooted in previous rounds of the development of electronic technologies and have... Read More about Challenging digital inequalities: barriers and prospects..