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Dr Graeme Baxter

Biography Graeme Baxter has been a researcher at RGU for over 25 years. In that time he has worked on numerous major research projects funded by a range of UK, European and international bodies. He has authored or co-authored over 90 discrete published items, including
• commissioned research reports and essays
• peer-reviewed journal articles
• chapters in research monographs
• papers in published conference proceedings
• book reviews.

He has a particular interest in information provision in the political arena and has published widely in the field. His 2014 doctoral thesis, “The Communication and Exchange of Information Between State and Stakeholders” provided a critical overview of much of his corpus.

More recently, he has been involved in a number of transport related research projects, investigating, for example, public transport regulatory frameworks across Europe, and the legislation and regulations to be considered when introducing connected and autonomous vehicles in the UK.
Research Interests • government, parliamentary and citizenship information needs and provision
• government consultative processes
• freedom of information legislation
• the use of the Internet and social media by campaign groups, political parties, elected members, and parliamentary candidates
• the credibility of online political and public information.
Teaching and Learning Graeme teaches on a number of undergraduate and postgraduate research methods modules, with a particular emphasis on quantitative data analysis techniques.
Scopus Author ID 7202105785