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Developing the role of the Police Early Intervention Officer. (2010)
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SMITH, R., 2010. Developing the role of the Police Early Intervention Officer. SIPR Briefing Paper, 10. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, University of Dundee.

This briefing paper discusses the new and innovative role of the police Early Intervention Officer or ˜Early Intervention Worker. This specialist role is the latest in the portfolio of police staff specialisms in Scotland. In this paper the author ex... Read More about Developing the role of the Police Early Intervention Officer..

Beyond the barricades: the quest for global health, safety and emergency response training standards in the oil and gas industry. (2010)
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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 Unpublished internal document.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..

Reflections of career, perceptions of maternity leave: a pilot study using narrative analysis. (2010)
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MCDOUGALL, B. 2010. Reflections of career, perceptions of maternity leave: a pilot study using narrative analysis. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Maternity leave is linked to role-conflict and gender discrimination in the workplace. Decisions on working life at this time are unavoidable; it is a natural time for self reflection. It is a time when work and career are perceived to be suspended.... Read More about Reflections of career, perceptions of maternity leave: a pilot study using narrative analysis..

The 'main street' in Kirkwall: a pilot research projects. (2010)
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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..

Maximising the impact of skills in the oil and gas industry: interim research report. (2010)
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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..

Exploring and evaluating pharmacist prescribing. (2010)
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STEWART, D., CUNNINGHAM, S., DIACK, L., MCCAIG, D., MACLURE, K., BOND, C. and GEORGE, J. 2010. Exploring and evaluating pharmacist prescribing. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This report describes in detail the research conducted by the 'Prescribing Research Group', supported by NES funding. Members of the group are listed on the front cover. Since inception date, this group has been highly active in the field of pharmacy... Read More about Exploring and evaluating pharmacist prescribing..

Writing and publishing qualitative research: some basic advice for early career scholars. (2010)
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SMITH, R. 2010. Writing and publishing qualitative research: some basic advice for early career scholars. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Qualitative writing is increasing within entrepreneurship research circles. However, writing up qualitative research for publication can be a daunting prospect particularly for early career researchers and PhD candidates coming to grips with research... Read More about Writing and publishing qualitative research: some basic advice for early career scholars..