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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..

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..

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..

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..

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/brexit-mental-health-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..

Interagency adult support and protection practice of police and health and social care professionals: a realistic evaluation approach. (2015)
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JOSEPH, S., DIACK, L., HEYMAN, I., KLEIN, S., MCCLUSKEY, S., WOOLNOUGH, P., FALCONER, M., REDDISH, A. and MACLEAN, E. 2015. Interagency adult support and protection practice of police and health and social care professionals: a realistic evaluation approach. SIPR research summary number 19. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Social Sciences, University of Dundee [online]. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/Plugin/Publications/assets/files/Research_Summary_19.pdf

The purpose of this project was to investigate the interagency Adult Support and Protection practices of police, health and social care professionals in Scotland by means of a Realistic Evaluation Approach. The study comprised of two specific phases.... Read More about Interagency adult support and protection practice of police and health and social care professionals: a realistic evaluation approach..

Health & ethnicity in Aberdeenshire: a study of Polish in-migrants; a report for the Scottish Health Council. (2007)
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LOVE, J.G., VERTIGANS, S., DOMASZK, E., ZDEB, K., LOVE, A.P. and SUTTON, P.W. 2007. Health & ethnicity in Aberdeenshire: a study of Polish in-migrants; a report for the Scottish Health Council. Aberdeen: The Robert Gordon University.

In Scotland as a whole, around 2% of the population are from minority ethnic backgrounds, although the distribution of people from such backgrounds is uneven across the country. In Aberdeenshire, out of a total population of 232,850, 1,165 people com... Read More about Health & ethnicity in Aberdeenshire: a study of Polish in-migrants; a report for the Scottish Health Council..

Health & homelessness in Aberdeen City: a report for the Scottish Health Council. (2007)
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LOVE, J.G., LOVE, A.P., VERTIGANS, S. and SUTTON, P.W. 2007. Health & homelessness in Aberdeen City: a report for the Scottish Health Council. Aberdeen: The Robert Gordon University.

1. Background According to the latest official figures, 1900 households presented themselves as homeless in Aberdeen City in the year 2005/2006 (Scottish Executive 2006). The problems faced by homeless people in Aberdeen and elsewhere have already be... Read More about Health & homelessness in Aberdeen City: a report for the Scottish Health Council..

The emotional wellbeing of young people: final report of phase one of a 'Choose Life' research project in Aberdeenshire (March 2004-March 2007). (2007)
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LOVE, J.G., SUTTON, P.W., WILLIAMS, H., MAYRHOFER, A.M., YUILL, C., LOVE, A.P. and MILLMAN, Y. 2007. The emotional wellbeing of young people: final report of phase one of a 'Choose Life' research project in Aberdeenshire (March 2004-March 2007). Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

The research was commissioned by the Aberdeenshire Community Planning Partnership in 2004 as part of its Choose Life Local Implementation Plan. The research has sought to address objectives 1 and 7 in the national Choose Life strategy, focusing on Ea... Read More about The emotional wellbeing of young people: final report of phase one of a 'Choose Life' research project in Aberdeenshire (March 2004-March 2007)..