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Porosity and protection. (2019)
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CLARKE, J. 2019. Porosity and protection. Posted on Fieldsights, blog of the Society for Cultural Anthropology. Editors' forum: theorizing the contemporary [online], 25 April 2019. Available from: https://culanth.org/fie..._soSwAqhq7lhi-4rwF37mec

The author first saw traces of destruction in the spring of 2014, when driving, with an art therapist friend, towards a coastal village north of the "difficult to return zone", near the Fukushima Diichi nuclear power plant. Known in Japan as 3.11, th... Read More

Bringing the university of life into the classroom. (2018)
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CRAWFORD, I. 2018. Bringing the university of life into the classroom. Posted on the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce blog [online]. 22 November 2018. Available from: https://www.agcc.co.uk/...life-into-the-classroom

Many of us are familiar with the phrase ‘I studied at the university of life’ being used to differentiate between ‘real world’ education and learning which takes place in a classroom. In film, the media and everyday discourse, the world of higher ed... Read More

Ecolibrary as bing. (2017)
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FREMANTLE, C. 2017. Ecolibrary as bing. Performance research [online], 22(1), pages 120-121. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13528165.2017.1285576

John Latham drew our attention to the bings - a Scottish term for spoil tips created from mining - of West Lothian, asking us to see them as monuments to our own time and as unconscious process sculptures. Latham also criticised aspects of contempora... Read More

Fixed Term Parliaments Act. (2017)
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MORRISON, J. 2017. Fixed Term Parliaments Act. Posted on the Oxford University Press blog [online]. 31 May 2017. Available from: https://blog.oup.com/20...d-term-parliaments-act/

Was there ever a more hollow and impotent piece of legislation than the UK's Fixed Term Parliaments Act? Trumpeted by the Conservative-led coalition as a way of stopping opportunist prime ministers ever again calling snap elections to capitalize on h... Read More

LAGI Glasgow [online]. (2016)
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LAND ART GENERATOR INITIATIVE. 2016. LAGI Glasgow [online]. Available from: http://www.landartgenerator.org/glasgow/

LAGI Glasgow is demonstrating the potential for artists, designers and architects to contribute to renewable energy infrastructure and integrate it into a place-making approach. The project will undertake research and development integrating art and... Read More

SelfBACK: a decision support system to improve self-management of non-specific low back pain [online]. (2016)
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SELFBACK. 2016. SelfBACK: a decision support system to improve self-management of non-specific low back pain [online]. Available from: http://www.selfback.eu/

This is the official project website for the SelfBack project. The project will run from Jan 2016 – Dec 2020. The aim of the project is to improve self-management of non-specific low back pain through the development of a decision support system, Sel... Read More

SelfBACK: self-management on low back pain [online]. (2016)
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SCHOOL OF COMPUTING SCIENCE AND DIGITAL MEDIA. 2016. SelfBACK: self-management on low back pain [online]. Available from: http://www.comp.rgu.ac.uk/selfback/

This is RGU's website for its contribution to the SelfBACK project. SELFBACK is an EU funded Horizon 2020 project to develop a monitoring system to assist patients to self-mange low back pain. The system uses wearable sensors to continuously monitors... Read More

The hope of something different. (2015)
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FREMANTLE, C. 2015. The hope of something different. Posted on A restless art: thinking about community and participatory art [online]. 17 December 2015. Available from: https://arestlessart.co...of-something-different/

Participatory art is a rich and diverse practice. Much of its energy comes from the creative tensions between different theories and visions, as may be seen from some of the reaction to the Turner Prize jury's choice. But art is not only intellectual... Read More

Connecting with stakeholders: an investigation into the perspectives of university-educated youths on the barriers to employment and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. (2015)
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EZEANI, E.C. 2015. Connecting with stakeholders: an investigation into the perspectives of university-educated youths on the barriers to employment and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Posted on the Nigeria Village Square forum [online]. 30 April 2015. Available from: http://nigeriavillagesq...p-research-paper.88940/

There is a gap with identifying what factors educated youths actually perceive as the barriers to their employment or entrepreneurship opportunities. In developing economies in particular, this question is certainly very important; connecting with th... Read More

SIMPATHY project [online]. (2015)
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SIMPATHY. 2015. SIMPATHY project [online]. Available from: http://www.simpathy.eu

This is the offical website for the SIMPATHY project. The SIMPATHY (Stimulating Innovation Management of Polypharmacy and Adherence in The Elderly) project aims to tackle some of the challenges brought on by an ageing population, and to deliver the n... Read More

Assessing the role of 'entrepreneurial policing' in changing times. (2012)
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SMITH, R. 2012. Assessing the role of 'entrepreneurial policing' in changing times. Posted on the Policing 2012: 100 blog time capsule [online]. 25 July 2012. Available from: https://webarchive.nati....police.uk/en/19821.htm

This blog focuses on a contemporary area of specific concern – namely the emerging concept of ‘Entrepreneurial Policing’. In these austere times, change is increasingly being thrust on the Police Service with reform very much on the agenda. For examp... Read More

Born digital: new materialities: a survey mini-print exchange of contemporary digitally mediated printmaking. (2011)
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THOMPSON, P. (ed.) 2011. Born digital: new materialities: a survey mini-print exchange of contemporary digitally mediated printmaking. [Catalogue of digital prints]

The 'Born Digital - New Materialities' print portfolio is the result of a digitally mediated open call exchange survey, examining the notion of printmaking 2.0. It is part of research examining the physical and temporal parameters of post-physical pr... Read More

Artist as leader. (2008)
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DAVIE, E. 2008. Artist as leader. [Video recording]. Edinburgh: Edinburgh College of Art.

Artist as Leader posed the questions: "what does leadership mean to artists," and "can artists be leaders?" The research formed a partnership between Performing Arts Labs, London, Cultural Enterprise Office, Glasgow and the Cultural Leadership Founda... Read More

Strangeland. (2006)
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KOKOLI, A.M. 2006. Strangeland. Posted on the F-word: contemporary UK feminism [online]. 4 June 2006. Available from: https://thefword.org.uk/2006/06/strangeland/

Alexandra Kokoli reviews Tracy Emin's Strangeland, which contains autobiographical writings touching on rape, abortion and marginalization.