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Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports. (2021)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., BLOICE, L. and GRAY, D. 2021. Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports. Scottish affairs [online], 30(3), pages 311-336. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/scot.2021.0372

This paper explores the social importance of small, local airports to Scottish island communities, and the roles that they might play in maintaining cultural identity and a sense of place. It draws upon studies conducted in three communities: Benbecu... Read More about Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports..

Libraries in lockdown: Scottish public libraries and their role in community cohesion and resilience during lockdown. (2021)
Report
REID, P. and BLOICE, L. 2021. Libraries in lockdown: Scottish public libraries and their role in community cohesion and resilience during lockdown. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

The research examines Scottish Public Libraries and their response to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-21 and in particular the way in which they have, through their digital offering, helped to support community resilience and cohesion. The research als... Read More about Libraries in lockdown: Scottish public libraries and their role in community cohesion and resilience during lockdown..

The social and cultural role of small, remote airports in the Northern Periphery. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
BLOICE, L., BAXTER, G. and GRAY, D. 2017. The social and cultural role of small, remote airports in the Northern Periphery. Presented at the 2017 University of the Artic rectors' conference and forum conversations from the north conference: scholars of many disciplines and inhabitants of many places in dialogue with one another, with animals and plants, and with the land, 27-29 August 2017, Aberdeen, UK.

This paper presented the key themes emerging from Work Package 7.1 of the project entitled Smart Peripheral and Remote Airports (SPARA) 2020. Work Package 7.1 consisted of qualitative research that explored the social and cultural importance of small... Read More about The social and cultural role of small, remote airports in the Northern Periphery..

The effects of the research excellence framework research impact agenda on early- and mid-career researchers in library and information science. (2017)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H., BLOICE, L., HOOD, C. and BARTON, F. 2018. The effects of the research excellence framework research impact agenda on early- and mid-career researchers in library and information science. Journal of information science [online], 44(5), pages 608-618. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551517724685

Early- and mid-career researchers will shape the future of library and information science (LIS) research and it is crucial they be well placed to engage with the research impact agenda. Their understanding of research impact may influence their capa... Read More about The effects of the research excellence framework research impact agenda on early- and mid-career researchers in library and information science..

Report on the social and cultural importance of remote and peripheral airports. (2017)
Report
BLOICE, L., BAXTER, G. and GRAY, D. 2017. Report on the social and cultural importance of remote and peripheral airports. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.1.

This report presents the results of qualitative research conducted as Activity 7.1 within Work Package 7 of the SPARA 2020 project. It specifically explores the social and cultural importance of remote and peripheral airports, the effects of losing a... Read More about Report on the social and cultural importance of remote and peripheral airports..

Linking for influence: Twitter linked content in the Scottish Referendum televised debates. (2016)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S. and BLOICE, L. 2016. Linking for influence: Twitter linked content in the Scottish Referendum televised debates. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 396-409. Available from https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551515624355

Twitter, the micro-blogging social media tool, has established a critical role in facilitating social engagement. Its low technical and economic barriers to uptake provide a readily accessible forum for public engagement with events such as televised... Read More about Linking for influence: Twitter linked content in the Scottish Referendum televised debates..

Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research. (2016)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and BLOICE, L. 2016. Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 369-385. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636291

The importance of demonstrating value for money in terms of academic research beyond the walls of institutions grows stronger as demonstrated by the inclusion of impact assessment in the 2014 REF (Research Excellence Framework) exercise for UK higher... Read More about Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research..

Barriers to knowledge sharing in third sector social care: a case study. (2016)
Journal Article
BLOICE, L. and BURNETT, S. 2016. Barriers to knowledge sharing in third sector social care: a case study. Journal of knowledge management [online], 20(1), pages 125-145. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JKM-12-2014-0495

Purpose - This paper aims to build on existing theory of knowledge sharing barriers (KSBs) by exploring the concept in the relatively under-researched context of social service not-for-profit organisations. Design/methodology/approach - In this study... Read More about Barriers to knowledge sharing in third sector social care: a case study..

RiCORE: risk-based consenting for offshore renewables [online]. (2016)
Digital Artefact
RICORE. 2016. RiCORE: risk-based consenting for offshore renewables [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/

This is the official project website for the RiCORE project. The aim of the project was to establish a risk-based approach to consenting where the level of survey requirement is based on the environmental sensitivity of the site, the risk profile of... Read More about RiCORE: risk-based consenting for offshore renewables [online]..

Social and cultural capital information sheet: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7.
Other
GRINNALL, A. 2017. Social and cultural capital information sheet: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7.2. Held on OpenAIR@RGU [online]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2837

A large majority of the information compiled in this sheet comes from the research conducted by Bloice, Baxter and Gray (2017) at remote airports for the SPARA project. Some additional elements have been included based on conversations between SPARA... Read More about Social and cultural capital information sheet: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7..

Airport stakeholder engagement strategy template: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7.
Other
GRINNALL, A. 2017. Airport stakeholder engagement strategy template: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7.2. Held on OpenAIR@RGU [online]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2603

This model shows goals and methods of engagement at five engagement levels: Identify, Inform, Consult, Involve, Collaborate and Empower. For each method benefits and potential limitations are noted. These are to be used by individual airports should... Read More about Airport stakeholder engagement strategy template: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7..

Airport public engagement strategy template: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7.
Other
GRINNALL, A. 2017. Airport public engagement strategy template: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7.2. Held on OpenAIR@RGU [online]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2602

This model shows goals and methods of engagement at five engagement levels: Identify, Inform, Consult, Involve, Collaborate and Empower. For each method benefits and potential limitations are noted. These are to be used by individual airports should... Read More about Airport public engagement strategy template: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7..

Visual methods for social and cultural airport research.
Report
BLOICE, L., BAXTER, G. and GRAY, D. 2018. Visual methods for social and cultural airport research. SPARA 2020 Project: WP7 Additional Budget Deliverable.

This report examines the use of still, moving, and 3D images and visualisations for investigation into the social and cultural role of airports. The potential to use these methods to help people remember, connect to, and visualise these social and cu... Read More about Visual methods for social and cultural airport research..

Report on the potential social and cultural impact of a reopened Skye Airport.
Report
BAXTER, G., BLOICE, L. and GRAY, D. 2018. Report on the potential social and cultural impact of a reopened Skye Airport. SPARA 2020 project: WP7 Additional Buget Deliverable.

This report presents the results of desk-based research that explored the potential social and cultural impact of the reintroduction of scheduled passenger services at the Broadford airfield on the Isle of Skye, where services ceased in 1988. The rep... Read More about Report on the potential social and cultural impact of a reopened Skye Airport..