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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/...-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/...-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..

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....-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..

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 about Support for current and aspiring women leaders: an exploration of UK higher education institutions' responses..

How Brexit impacts EU citizens' mental health and wellbeing: research findings. (2019)
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TEODOROWSKI, P., WOODS, R., CZARNECKA, M. and KENNEDY, C. 2019. How Brexit impacts EU citizens' mental health and wellbeing: research findings. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: http://www.rgu.ac.uk/br...ealth-research-findings

Our study shows that the Brexit campaign, referendum and subsequent political discourse have damaged EU citizens' wellbeing, primarily through undermining their integration into Scottish society. They have been left feeling unwanted, unwelcome, marke... Read More about How Brexit impacts EU citizens' mental health and wellbeing: research findings..

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 about UKCS workforce dynamics: the skills landscape 2019-2025..

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 about Artists practising well..

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 [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.40456

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 about Network FOuNTAIN a CDBB network: For ONTologies and information maNagement in digital built Britain. Final report..

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 about Visual methods for social and cultural airport research..

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 about Polypharmacy..

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 about Report on the potential social and cultural impact of a reopened Skye Airport..

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 about Estimation of food and nutrient intakes from food purchase data in Scotland, 2001-2015: report to Food Standards Scotland..

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 about UKCS workforce dynamics 2018-2035: shaping the skills of tomorrow..

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 about Review of 3 and 3 rotation in operation..

Investigating benchmark correlations when comparing algorithms with parameter tuning: detailed experiments and results. (2018)
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CHRISTIE, L.A., BROWNLEE, A.E.I. and WOODWARD, J.R. 2018. Investigating benchmark correlations when comparing algorithms with parameter tuning: detailed experiments and results. Stirling: University of Stirling [online]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/26956

Benchmarks are important to demonstrate the utility of optimisation algorithms, but there is controversy about the practice of benchmarking; we could select instances that present our algorithm favourably, and dismiss those on which our algorithm und... Read More about Investigating benchmark correlations when comparing algorithms with parameter tuning: detailed experiments and results..

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 about Talent exchange project description and evaluation..

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 about The future of social security in Scotland: views from inside the system..


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