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Visual methods for social and cultural airport research. (2018)
Report
BLOICE, L., BAXTER, G. and GRAY, D. 2018. Visual methods for social and cultural airport research. SPARA 2020 Project: WP7 Additional Budget Deliverable.

This report examines the use of still, moving, and 3D images and visualisations for investigation into the social and cultural role of airports. The potential to use these methods to help people remember, connect to, and visualise these social and cu... Read More

Report on the potential social and cultural impact of a reopened Skye Airport. (2018)
Report
BAXTER, G., BLOICE, L. and GRAY, D. 2018. Report on the potential social and cultural impact of a reopened Skye Airport. SPARA 2020 project: WP7 Additional Buget Deliverable.

This report presents the results of desk-based research that explored the potential social and cultural impact of the reintroduction of scheduled passenger services at the Broadford airfield on the Isle of Skye, where services ceased in 1988. The rep... Read More

Social and cultural capital information sheet: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7. (2017)
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GRINNALL, A. 2017. Social and cultural capital information sheet: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7.2. Held on OpenAIR@RGU [online]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2837

A large majority of the information compiled in this sheet comes from the research conducted by Bloice, Baxter and Gray (2017) at remote airports for the SPARA project. Some additional elements have been included based on conversations between SPARA... Read More

Airport public engagement strategy template: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7. (2017)
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GRINNALL, A. 2017. Airport public engagement strategy template: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7.2. Held on OpenAIR@RGU [online]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2602

This model shows goals and methods of engagement at five engagement levels: Identify, Inform, Consult, Involve, Collaborate and Empower. For each method benefits and potential limitations are noted. These are to be used by individual airports should... Read More

Airport stakeholder engagement strategy template: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7. (2017)
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GRINNALL, A. 2017. Airport stakeholder engagement strategy template: SPARA 2020 project, deliverable 7.2. Held on OpenAIR@RGU [online]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2603

This model shows goals and methods of engagement at five engagement levels: Identify, Inform, Consult, Involve, Collaborate and Empower. For each method benefits and potential limitations are noted. These are to be used by individual airports should... Read More

The social and cultural role of small, remote airports in the Northern Periphery. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
BLOICE, L., BAXTER, G. and GRAY, D. 2017. The social and cultural role of small, remote airports in the Northern Periphery. Presented at the 2017 University of the Artic rectors' conference and forum conversations from the north conference; scholars of many disciplines and inhabitants of many places in dialogue with one another, with animals and plants, and with the land, 27-29 August 2017, Aberdeen, UK.

This paper presented the key themes emerging from Work Package 7.1 of the project entitled Smart Peripheral and Remote Airports (SPARA) 2020. Work Package 7.1 consisted of qualitative research that explored the social and cultural importance of small... Read More

Report on the social and cultural importance of remote and peripheral airports. (2017)
Report
BLOICE, L., BAXTER, G. and GRAY, D. 2017. Report on the social and cultural importance of remote and peripheral airports. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.1.

This report presents the results of qualitative research conducted as Activity 7.1 within Work Package 7 of the SPARA 2020 project. It specifically explores the social and cultural importance of remote and peripheral airports, the effects of losing a... Read More