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Practising well: conversations and support menu. (2021)
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NAISMITH, N. 2021. Practising well: conversations and support menu. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1538558

Participatory arts are proven to support our heath and wellbeing, as evidenced in the "Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing" report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts Health and Wellbeing, published in 2017. The arts are an... Read More about Practising well: conversations and support menu..

A real time, longitudinal, qualitative evaluation of the first two cohorts to participate in the Queen’s Nurse Development Programme. (2021)
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KENNEDY, C., MACIVER, E., TEODOROWSKI, P., ADAMS, N. and GRANT, A. 2021. A real time, longitudinal, qualitative evaluation of the first two cohorts to participate in the Queen’s Nurse Development Programme. Evaluation report. Aberdeen: Queen's Nursing Institute Scotland [online]. Available from: https://www.qnis.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/QNDP-Final-Report_Typeset-1.pdf

Background: The Queens Nurse Development Programme (QNDP) has been delivered to community nurses in Scotland since 2017, born out of a commitment to reintroduce the Queen’s Nurse title in Scotland after 50 years. The aim of the QNDP was to connect in... Read More about A real time, longitudinal, qualitative evaluation of the first two cohorts to participate in the Queen’s Nurse Development Programme..

Motorcycle safety strategies in North East Scotland. (2021)
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HOOD, C. 2021. Motorcycle safety strategies in North East Scotland. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1489992

Although representing less than 1% of all road users, motorcyclists accounted for 7% of all casualties on Scotland's roads in 2019. Moreover, data from 2019 shows that across Scotland there has been little reduction in fatal or all serious motorcycle... Read More about Motorcycle safety strategies in North East Scotland..

Independent evaluation of ARMED service: final report. (2021)
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COOPER, K., FULFORD, H., SWINTON, P., COOPER, R., KYAW MYINT, P., BURNETT, V., HARRISON, I., MOSS, R. and PARKINSON, E. 2021. Independent evaluation of ARMED service: final report. Glasgow: Digital Health and Care Innovation Centre. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1481937

ARMED (HAS Technology, Lichfield, UK) is a falls prevention technology that combines a wrist-worn activity tracker with predictive analytics and machine learning to enable early intervention. Data from the tracker is augmented by weekly grip strength... Read More about Independent evaluation of ARMED service: final report..

Cultural Adaptations: lessons learned evaluation report. (2021)
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FREMANTLE, C. and MABON, L. 2021. Cultural Adaptations: lessons learned evaluation report. Creative Carbon Scotland. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1513437

Evaluation Report for Cultural Adaptations, a Creative Europe funded project focused by climate adaptation led by Creative Carbon Scotland and involving sustainability/adaptation professionals in the cities of Glasgow, Ghent (Belgium), Dublin (Irelan... Read More about Cultural Adaptations: lessons learned evaluation report..

Student experiences of COVID and lockdown: institutional report. (2021)
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BUTLER-WARKE, A., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., WOODS, R. and TIMMINS, S. 2021. Student experiences of COVID and lockdown: institutional report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This report summarises key findings from a study into student experiences of university during the COVID-19 pandemic, their own responses and coping strategies, and their understanding of what universities need to do to support them. We also highligh... Read More about Student experiences of COVID and lockdown: institutional report..

It's different kinds of difficult: student experiences of COVID and lockdown. (2021)
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BUTLER-WARKE, A., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., WOODS, R. and TIMMINS, S. 2021. It's different kinds of difficult: student experiences of COVID and lockdown. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Since March 2020 when the first lockdown was announced, the university student experience has changed. Students have experienced isolation, boredom, financial hardship, mental health concerns, and have missed the in-person aspects of their education.... Read More about It's different kinds of difficult: student experiences of COVID and lockdown..

Educational attendance and offending outcomes. (2021)
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HENDERSON, G., ROGON, P., KURLUS, I., HENDERSON, S. and WOODS, R. 2021. Educational attendance and offending outcomes. Home compulsory supervision orders: effectiveness of decision making and outcomes, Report 7. Stirling: SCRA [online]. Available from: https://www.scra.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Report-7-Offending-and-Education-May-2021.pdf

This is the last in a series of seven research reports on the effectiveness of Compulsory Supervision Orders where the child remains at home with their parent(s) (home CSOs). In the Children’s Hearings System, the most common legal measure made for 1... Read More about Educational attendance and offending outcomes..

Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. (2021)
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PEDERSEN, S., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and MILLER, L. 2021. Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1346357

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a significant rise in gender-based violence and increased risks of harm for domestic-abuse survivors, due to restrictions on movement and an increase in social isolation. Gender-based violence is a major public health,... Read More about Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney..

Angles of vision: digital storytelling on the cosmic tide? (2021)
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IRONSIDE, R., HEDDLE, D. and MASSIE, S. 2021. Angles of vision: digital storytelling on the cosmic tide? Edinburgh: Royal Society of Edinburgh. Hosted on Orkney Digital Storytelling [online]. Available from: https://www.orkneydigitalstorytelling.com/project-report.html

In this report, a collaboration between Robert Gordon University and the University of the Highlands and Islands Institute for Northern Studies, the authors bring together findings from four workshops hosted as part of the My Orkney Story project.... Read More about Angles of vision: digital storytelling on the cosmic tide?.

Libraries in lockdown: Scottish public libraries and their role in community cohesion and resilience during lockdown. (2021)
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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..

Recognising, respecting and responding: promoting human rights for residents of care homes in Scotland: Laurel's Lodge, Aberdeen. (2020)
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RIGHTS MADE REAL IN CARE HOMES PROJECT. 2020. Recognising, respecting and responding: promoting human rights for residents of care homes in Scotland: Laurel's Lodge, Aberdeen. Glasgow: Life Changes Trust.

This report-style document describes the methods used in a research project at Laurel's Lodge, Aberdeen. This project was one of several that formed part of the "Rights made real in care homes" project, which was funded by the Life Changes Trust, and... Read More about Recognising, respecting and responding: promoting human rights for residents of care homes in Scotland: Laurel's Lodge, Aberdeen..

Demystifying interdisciplinary working (in Valuing Nature). (2020)
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BEAUMONT, N. (ed.) 2020. Demystifying interdisciplinary working (in Valuing Nature). Valuing Nature paper, VNP25. Valuing Nature [online]. Available from: https://valuing-nature.net/demystifying-interdisciplinary-working

The Valuing Nature Programme has established extensive interdisciplinary partnerships with the aim of improving our understanding of the value of nature and the use of these values in decision making. Articulating the values of nature requires resear... Read More about Demystifying interdisciplinary working (in Valuing Nature)..

Managing demand in the North East. (2020)
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HOOD, C. and LAING, R. 2020. Managing demand in the North East. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University/Nestrans 2040.

Local authorities and Regional Transport Partnerships may need to be seen to be reacting to the Scottish Government’s inclusion of Workplace Parking Charges in the recent Transport Scotland Bill, with provisions soon to be enshrined in legislation. T... Read More about Managing demand in the North East..

Social work and human rights: a practice guide. (2019)
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HARMS-SMITH, L., MARTINEZ-HERRERO, M.I.,ARNELL, P., BOLGER, J., BUTLER-WARKE, A., COOK, W., DOWNIE, M., FARMER, N., NICHOLLS, J. and MACDERMOTT, D. 2019. Social work and human rights: a practical guide. Birmingham: BASW [online]. Available from https://www.basw.co.uk/media/news/2019/dec/social-work-and-human-rights-guides-launched

The legislation and policy under which social workers practice is governed by human rights legislation. The Human Rights Act 1998 identified a number of protections including the right to liberty (Article 5) and the right to family life (Article 8).... Read More about Social work and human rights: a practice guide..

Social work and human rights: the international context. (2019)
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HARMS-SMITH, L., MARTINEZ-HERRERO, M.I., ARNELL, P., BOLGER, J., BUTLER-WARKE, A., DOWNIE, M., NICHOLLS, J. and MACDERMOTT, D. 2019. Social work and human rights: the international context. Birmingham: BASW [online]. Available from https://www.basw.co.uk/media/news/2019/dec/social-work-and-human-rights-guides-launched

This publication is a companion to ‘Social Work and Human Rights: A Practice Guide’. Both publications can be read separately or together. To maintain continuity between the two the numbering of ‘Social Work and Human Rights: The International Contex... Read More about Social work and human rights: the international context..

The state of global surveying education: final report. (2019)
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HOOD, C. and LAING, R. 2019. The state of global surveying education: final report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University (on behalf of CHOBE) [online]. Available from: http://chobe.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/CHOBE-RICS-TSoGSE-Report-St3.pdf

This research was commissioned through a joint proposal issued by CHOBE and the RICS to provide an overview report on surveying education across the globe. CHOBE note that since their initial 'State of the Nation' analysis of Built Environment in 200... Read More about The state of global surveying education: final report..

Valuing arts and arts research. (2019)
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SARATSI, E., ACOTT, T., ALLINSON, E., EDWARDS, D., FREMANTLE, C. and FISH, R. 2019. Valuing arts and arts research. Valuing nature paper, 22. UK: Valuing Nature [online]. Available from: https://valuing-nature.net/valuing-arts-and-arts-research

Arts have a significant impact on the way we understand the world. It is widely accepted that arts are able to inspire people and direct attention to things that really matter; they help not only to understand how the material world affects us, but a... Read More about Valuing arts and arts research..

The development and feasibility testing of a community pharmacy-based guidelines for the assessment and management of acne vulgaris. (2019)
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TUCKER, R., SMITH, K., MACLURE, K. and STEWART, D. 2019. The development and feasibility testing of a community pharmacy-based guidelines for the assessment and management of acne vulgaris. Delphi study final report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

The following describes a research study commissioned by Galderma to explore the development of guidelines for community pharmacists on how to assess and manage patients who present with acne. Background: Acne vulargis (or simply acne) is an extremel... Read More about The development and feasibility testing of a community pharmacy-based guidelines for the assessment and management of acne vulgaris..

Indiana Christmas trees: growers' perspectives. (2019)
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FARMER, J., BRUCE, A., STAVRIANAKIS, K., ELLETT, J., DULL, D., NORRIS, J. and DULL, L. 2019. Indiana Christmas trees: growers' perspectives. Bloomington: Indiana University SFSS [online]. Available from: https://sfss.indiana.edu/projects/indiana/christmastree/

Christmas tree farms across the USA are experiencing a decline in sales, as consumers have increasingly turned to artificial trees that are mostly imported from China. The National Christmas Tree Association reports that U.S. consumers have been choo... Read More about Indiana Christmas trees: growers' perspectives..