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Support for current and aspiring women leaders: an exploration of UK higher education institutions' responses. (2019)
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DIACK, L., PEDERSEN, S., MACLENNAN, S., FALCONER, M., GILLIBRAND, E., MCFADYEN, M. and WATSON, A. 2019. Support for current and aspiring women leaders: an exploration of UK higher education institutions' responses. London: Advance-HE [online]. Available from: https://www.lfhe.ac.uk/...spiring_women_final.pdf

Background and aim of research: This research was funded by Advance HE’s Small Development Fund to explore higher education institutions’ (HEIs) mechanisms for the support and advancement of current and aspiring women leaders. Over recent years there... Read More

UKCS workforce dynamics: the skills landscape 2019-2025. (2019)
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RGU OIL AND GAS INSTITUTE. 2019. UKCS workforce dynamics: the skills landscape 2019-2025. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: http://www.rguoilandgas...Landscape-2019-2025.pdf

This report is part of the OPITO UKCS Workforce Dynamics series. The first report, published last year was a review of the UKCS skills requirements to 2035. This follow-up study, focuses on an intermediate timeframe to 2025, exploring the dynamics of... Read More

Artists practising well. (2019)
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NAISMITH, N. 2019. Artists practising well. [Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University]

There is growing reliable research evidence which supports the claim that the arts are positive for our health and wellbeing. Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing, - the Report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts Health and W... Read More

Network FOuNTAIN a CDBB network: For ONTologies and information maNagement in digital built Britain. Final report. (2019)
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DEMIAN, P., YEOMANS, S.G., MURGUIA-SANCHEZ, D.E., WEST, M., BARR, S., BEACH, T., KASSEM, M., BUHAGIAR, J., CHAPMAN, L., GIBBS, D.-J., HOME, R., JORDAAN, A., LEON, M., MILLS, J., MURPHY, J., POPA, A., RUSH, I., SAADOON, H., SAVIAN, C., SIMPSON, M., TAPPENDEN, G., TURNEY, P. and WANG, Y. 2019. Network FOuNTAIN a CDBB network: For ONTologies and information maNagement in digital built Britain. Final report. Cambridge: Centre for Digital Built Britain.

Network FOuNTAIN is the Network For ONTologies And Information maNagement in Digital Built Britain. The Network is supported by the Centre for Digital Built Britain. The vision of the Network is for all stakeholders in Digital Built Britain (DBB) to... Read More

Visual methods for social and cultural airport research. (2018)
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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

Polypharmacy. (2018)
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STEWART, D., BENNIE, M. and MAIR, A. 2018. Polypharmacy. Briefing paper 13, version 13.1. Glasgow: Scottish School of Primary Care [online]. Available from: http://www.sspc.ac.uk/media/media_617129_en.pdf

The improvement topic series is a set of briefing papers about areas of quality and safety which general practice clusters could usefully focus improvement activity on. They summarise research, guideline and other evidence about areas of care which c... Read More

Report on the potential social and cultural impact of a reopened Skye Airport. (2018)
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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

Estimation of food and nutrient intakes from food purchase data in Scotland, 2001-2015: report to Food Standards Scotland. (2018)
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BARTON, K.L., MASSON, L.F. and WRIEDEN, W.L. 2018. Estimation of food and nutrient intakes from food purchase data in Scotland, 2001-2015: report to Food Standards Scotland. Aberdeen: Food Standards Scotland [online], project number FS424018. Available from: http://www.foodstandard..._2001-2015_-_130618.pdf

The aim of this study was to update annual trends in food consumption and nutrient intakes using the same robust secondary analysis methodology previously developed to convert purchase to consumption. This work is part of a rolling programme to updat... Read More

UKCS workforce dynamics 2018-2035: shaping the skills of tomorrow. (2018)
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RGU OIL AND GAS INSTITUTE. 2018. UKCS workforce dynamics 2018-2035: shaping the skills of tomorrow. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: http://www.rguoilandgas...-Workforce-Dynamics.pdf

The oil and gas industry remains a hugely valuable asset to the UK, currently employing and supporting around 1 out of every 100 jobs in the UK. There are still up to an estimated 20 billion barrels of remaining hydrocarbons to be recovered, however,... Read More

Review of 3 and 3 rotation in operation. (2018)
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GIBBONS-WOOD, D., STEVENSON, A., SMITH, S. and WILLIAMS, H. 2018. Review of 3 and 3 rotation in operation. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This survey was commissioned by the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA), working in conjunction with the recognised Trade Unions and ACAS. These together form the Joint Working Party (JWP) which provided guidance during the research process. The r... Read More

Castle to cathedral to cashmere: an evaluation. (2017)
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REID, P.H. and TAIT, E. 2017. Castle to cathedral to cashmere: an evaluation. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

The Castle to Cathedral to Cashmere Partnership has delivered a significant heritage experience to the centre of Elgin. The partnership has been led by The Moray Council and has involved the City of Elgin Business Improvement District, Elgin Fund, Hi... Read More

Talent exchange project description and evaluation. (2017)
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COOK, Y., FULFORD, H. and MARCELLA, R. 2017. Talent exchange project description and evaluation. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

The 3 year Talent Exchange project, funded by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), was designed to widen and extend the pool of work related experience (WRE) opportunities available to Robert Gordon University (RGU) students; enhance student employabi... Read More

The future of social security in Scotland: views from inside the system. (2017)
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PUBLIC AND COMMERCIAL SERVICES UNION and SPICKER, P. 2017. The future of social security in Scotland: views from inside the system. Glasgow: PCS [online]. Available from: https://www.pcs.org.uk/.../FSS_Scotland_FINAL.pdf

The report is based on group interviews and questionnaires done earlier this year with 228 DWP officers. This is not the first report ever to ask social security officers what they think, but it's a rare and rather special event. The officers general... Read More

School pupils and their understanding of significant change and losses in life. (2017)
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SCOTT, R., WALLACE, R. and AUDSLEY, A. 2017. School pupils and their understanding of significant change and losses in life. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

The impact of bereavement in childhood is significant. The Childhood Bereavement Network suggests that 78% of 11-16 year olds in the UK have experienced the death of a close relative or friend. Children respond to bereavement in different ways depend... Read More

Reports on payments to governments: a critical review of early developmnets and experiences. (2017)
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CHATZIVGERI, E., CHEW, L., CRAWFORD, L., GORDON, M. and HASLAM, J. 2017. Reports on payments to governments: a critical review of early developmnets and experiences. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

We are concerned to review and discuss aspects of the Reports submitted in line with the Payments to Governments Regulations. We consider the process of transposition of this EU Accounting Law into UK law and the early implementation or operationaliz... Read More

Reports on payments to governments: a report on early developments and experiences. (2017)
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CHATZIVGERI, E., CHEW, L., CRAWFORD, L., GORDON, M. and HASLAM, J. 2017. Reports on payments to governments: a report on early developments and experiences. Report for Publish What You Pay International Secretariat and Publish What You Pay UK, June 2017. London: Publish What You Pay [online]. Available from: http://www.publishwhaty...AND-EXPERIENCES-1-2.pdf

We are concerned in this report to review and discuss aspects of the Reports submitted in line with the Payments to Governments Regulations. We consider the process of transposition of this Accounting Law into UK law and the early implementation or o... Read More

Polypharmacy management by 2030: a patient safety challenge. (2017)
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MAIR, A., FERNANDES-LLIMOS, F., ALONSO, A., HARRISON, C., HURDING, S., KEMPEN, T., KINNEAR, M., MICHAEL, N., MCINTOSH, J., WILSON, M. and the SIMPATHY consortium. 2017. Polypharmacy management by 2030: a patient safety challenge. Edinburgh: SIMPATHY CONSORTIUM [online]. Available from: http://www.simpathy.eu/...-project-reference-book

The SIMPATHY (Stimulating Innovation Management of Polypharmacy and Adherence in The Elderly) consortium have explored how healthcare management programmes can be implemented to improve medication safety and prevent patient harm by addressing the app... Read More

Report on the social and cultural importance of remote and peripheral airports. (2017)
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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

Poverty as a wicked problem. (2016)
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SPICKER, P. 2016. Poverty as a wicked problem. CROP poverty brief, no. 35. Bergen, Norway: CROP Secretariat [online]. Available from: http://www.crop.org/viewfile.aspx?id=1062

This brief argues for a pragmatic approach to poverty, rather than an analytical one: 1. Poverty is a wicked issue - complex, multidimensional, unclear and changeable. There is not one problem to be addressed. If we are not dealing with a set, specif... Read More

Every child a library member: an evaluative review. (2016)
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REID, P.H. and HOOD, C. 2016. Every child a library member: an evaluative review. Glasgow: Scottish Library and Information Council [online]. Available from: https://scottishlibrari...child-a-library-member/

In August 2016 the Department of Information Management at Robert Gordon University conducted an Evaluative Review of the Every Child A Library Member project. The review, conducted by Professor Peter Reid and Caroline Hood, examined the various ECAL... Read More