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Is an independent Scottish electricity system good for renewable energy and Scotland? (2013)
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TOKE, D., STRACHAN, P., COWELL, R., ELLIS, G. and SHERRY-BRENNAN, F. 2013. Is an independent Scottish electricity system good for renewable energy and Scotland? The DREUD Report on implications of the UK Government's decisions on new nuclear power and Electricity Market Reform for the prospects of renewable energy in Scotland. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. [online]. Available from: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/file/the-dreud-report

At the beginning of 2013 five academics from different UK universities published a paper on the prospects for renewable energy in the context of the debate about Scottish independence (Toke et al 2013). The conclusion was that it would likely be rath... Read More about Is an independent Scottish electricity system good for renewable energy and Scotland?.

Impact of school libraries on learning: critical review of published evidence to inform the Scottish education community [online]. (2013)
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WILLIAMS, D., WAVELL, C. and MORRISON, K. 2013. Impact of school libraries on learning: critical review of published evidence to inform the Scottish education community [online]. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, Institute for Management, Governance & Society(IMaGeS). [online]. Available from: https://scottishlibraries.org/research-skills/impact-of-school-libraries/

The aim of the report is to identify and critically evaluate the available evidence of the impact of school libraries on learning, including attainment, skills and attitudes. The report, commissioned by the Scottish Library and Information Council (S... Read More about Impact of school libraries on learning: critical review of published evidence to inform the Scottish education community [online]..

Tackling the illicit commercial exploitation of children off campus: a case study. (2013)
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SMITH, R. and FRONDIGOUN, L. 2013. Tackling the illicit commercial exploitation of children off campus: a case study. SIPR Practice Notes Number 2. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Social and Environmental Sciences, University of Dundee.

The illicit exploitation of children and young persons for commercial gain by rogue shopkeepers and unscrupulous business proprietors is an important topic seldom considered by criminologists. In this case study we report on research with School Link... Read More about Tackling the illicit commercial exploitation of children off campus: a case study..

Listening to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality: a report on the pilot study. (2013)
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SMITH, R. and LAING, A. 2013. Listening to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality: a report on the pilot study. SIPR Research Summary Number 15. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Social Sciences, University of Dundee.

This summary reports on the pilot phase of an ongoing study, funded by SIPR, into the changing nature of rural crime and what constitutes rural criminality. We set out to listen to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality and to speak... Read More about Listening to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality: a report on the pilot study..

The Scottish campus officer: past present and future. (2013)
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FRONDIGOUN, L., SMITH, R. and MACLEOD, I. 2013. The Scottish campus officer: past present and future. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Social Sciences, University of Dundee.

Campus Officers were first deployed in Scottish Schools in 2002. The Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) provides a hub for information sharing and training of Campus Officers. However, the appointment and deployment of Campus Officers currently lies with... Read More about The Scottish campus officer: past present and future..

Socio-economic costs of bereavement in Scotland: main study report. (2013)
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BIRRELL, J., CORDEN, A., MACDUFF, C., NEWSOM, C., PETRIE, D., SCHUT, H., SKÅR, S., STEPHEN, A., TSENG, F.-M., WANG, S. and WILSON, S. 2013. Socio-economic costs of bereavement in Scotland: main study report. [Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University]

The Socio-Economic Costs of Bereavement in Scotland (SECOB) research study was funded by the Scottish Government Health Directorates in late 2010 as part of ongoing work to inform national policy on bereavement and bereavement care practice. The proj... Read More about Socio-economic costs of bereavement in Scotland: main study report..

Regenerating Aberdeen: a vision for a thriving and vibrant city centre. (2013)
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COCKBURN, D., DEVECI, G., DONALDSON, B., GRAY, D., HARRIS, P., LAING, R., MCCLEAN, D., MARTIN, A., OWEN, A. and PRONDZYNSKI, F. V. 2013. Regenerating Aberdeen: a vision for a thriving and vibrant city centre. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. [onlone]. Available from: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/file/aberdeen-city-centre-regeneration-report

The aim of this discussion paper is to stimulate debate and prompt action regarding the future shape and purpose of Aberdeen's city centre. This paper argues that investment in a thriving and dynamic city centre requires consideration of the city as... Read More about Regenerating Aberdeen: a vision for a thriving and vibrant city centre..

North-east third sector survey 2012. (2013)
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ATOROUGH, P. 2013. North-east third sector survey 2012. Aberdeen: Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce.

The aim of this survey is to highlight the importance of the Third Sector and deliver a general overview of the services provided including social and health care, social enterprise and trading. Our conclusion is that Third Sector organisations in Ab... Read More about North-east third sector survey 2012..