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Organisational information behaviour in the public consultation process in Scotland. (2010)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and ILLINGWORTH, L. 2010. Organisational information behaviour in the public consultation process in Scotland. Information research [online], 15(4), paper 442. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/ir/15-4/paper442.html

This study explored the information behaviour of representative groups in responding to Scottish Government consultations. It investigated how organizations find out about relevant consultations, how they go about gathering information in preparation... Read More about Organisational information behaviour in the public consultation process in Scotland..

Female form in the media: body image and obesity. (2010)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2010. Female form in the media: body image and obesity. In Tsichlia, G. and Johnstone, A. (eds.) Fat matters: from sociology to science. Keswick: M and K Publishing, chapter 1, pages 5-12.

Can we blame the media for the ‘thin ideal’? Many commentators suggest that the media’s influence on body image stems from the 1920s when the illustrations in fashion magazines changed from drawings to photographs. Readers could now see, and aspire t... Read More about Female form in the media: body image and obesity..

Women bloggers seeking validation and financial recompense in the blogosphere. (2010)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2010. Women bloggers seeking validation and financial recompense in the blogosphere. In Dumova, T. and Fiordo, R. (eds.) Handbook of research on social interaction technologies and collaboration software: concepts and trends. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, volume 1, chapter 25, pages 281-291.

Previous researchers investigating motivations for blogging have suggested mainly intangible benefits: for instance, documenting the authors life, providing commentary and opinions, expressing deeply felt emotions, working out ideas through writing,... Read More about Women bloggers seeking validation and financial recompense in the blogosphere..

Membership and activity in an online parenting community. (2010)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. and SMITHSON, J. 2010. Membership and activity in an online parenting community. In Taiwo, R. (ed.) Handbook of research on discourse behavior and digital communication: language structures and social interaction. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, volume 1, chapter 5, pages 88-103.

Recent studies have shown that British women, especially mothers of young children, spend a particularly large amount of time online. Many are logging on to parenting websites. This chapter investigates Mumsnet, a large British parenting site, and ev... Read More about Membership and activity in an online parenting community..

Beyond the barricades: the quest for global health, safety and emergency response training standards in the oil and gas industry. (2010)
Report
MARCELLA, R. and PIRIE, T. 2010. Beyond the barricades: the quest for global health, safety and emergency response training standards in the oil and gas industry. Unpublished internal document. Dubai: OPITO International FZ LLC.

An independent study, covering senior leaders in sixty companies across the globe, was conducted by the Aberdeen Business School at Robert Gordon University, to assist OPITO in exploring how internationalisation impacts on emergency response and basi... Read More about Beyond the barricades: the quest for global health, safety and emergency response training standards in the oil and gas industry..

Scottish country of origin: its role and value in the identities of Scottish premium/luxury brands. (2010)
Thesis
HAMILTON, M. 2010. Scottish country of origin: its role and value in the identities of Scottish premium/luxury brands. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The focus of this study is the role and function of country of origin (COO) in the creation and communication of the brand identities of Scottish premium/luxury brands. It applies the identity concept which is well developed in the branding literatur... Read More about Scottish country of origin: its role and value in the identities of Scottish premium/luxury brands..

The 'main street' in Kirkwall: a pilot research projects. (2010)
Report
BAXTER, G., GRAY, D., MORRISON, K., REID, P.H., VERGUNST, J., WILLIAMS, D. 2010. The 'main street' in Kirkwall: a pilot research projects. Draft report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

In July 2010, researchers from Robert Gordon University, in collaboration with the University of Aberdeen, conducted a pilot research project which investigated the role of the ˜main street (i.e. Bridge Street, Albert Street, Broad Street and Victori... Read More about The 'main street' in Kirkwall: a pilot research projects..

The best-laid schemes? The provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK. (2010)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G. 2010. The best-laid schemes? The provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK. Libri [online], 60(3), pages 253-267. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1515/libr.2010.022

In recent years, government at all levels in the UK has increasingly recognised the need for ongoing dialogue between policy makers and stakeholders during the policymaking process. Prompted by a number of factors, including devolution and New Labour... Read More about The best-laid schemes? The provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK..

Maximising the impact of skills in the oil and gas industry: interim research report. (2010)
Report
GIBBONS-WOOD, D. and MACLEOD, I. 2010. Maximising the impact of skills in the oil and gas industry: interim research report. Executive summary. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This interim report provides an overview of the research phase of a project examining the way in which skills use can be maximised in the oil and gas industry. The research has been funded by the Scottish Funding Council as part of a broader package... Read More about Maximising the impact of skills in the oil and gas industry: interim research report..

Knowing through narratives: the role of knowledge within the technological innovation process in the UK upstream oil and gas industry. (2010)
Thesis
BURNETT, S.M. 2010. Knowing through narratives: the role of knowledge within the technological innovation process in the UK upstream oil and gas industry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The aim of this research was to further understanding of the role of knowledge and knowledge-based processes within the process of technological innovation within the UK upstream oil and gas industry. The scope of the research encompassed three group... Read More about Knowing through narratives: the role of knowledge within the technological innovation process in the UK upstream oil and gas industry..

SYReLIB: enhancing the global connections of Syria's academic community. (2010)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 2010. SYReLIB: enhancing the global connections of Syria's academic community. International information and library review [online], 42(1), pages 34-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iilr.2009.12.001

This is a brief report on a pilot project funded by the European Commission TEMPUS programme concerned with the modernisation of the university libraries in Syria and the enhanced visibility of the research outputs of the Syrian academic community. A... Read More about SYReLIB: enhancing the global connections of Syria's academic community..