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  • Accounting, accountability and governance in upstream petroleum contracts: the case of local content sustainability in the Nigerian oil and gas sector. 

    Ado, Rabiu (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School. Accounting and Finance Department., 2016-03)
    ADO, R. 2016. Accounting, accountability and governance in upstream petroleum contracts: the case of local content sustainability in the Nigerian oil and gas sector. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Local Content is an oil sector governance and sustainability policy that aims at check-mating the dominance of the foreign oil companies in host countries, and encouraging the participation of the local oil firms in the ...
  • The application of major road infrastructure to support and drive sustainable urban mobility. 

    Hood, Caroline; Laing, Richard Alexander; Gray, David; Napier, L.; Simpson, A.; Tait, Elizabeth (University of Victoria (Organisers) https://onlineacademiccommunity.uvic.ca/nhice/about-the-conference/, 2018-04-25)
    HOOD, C., LAING, R., GRAY, D., NAPIER, L., SIMPSON, A. and TAIT, E. 2018. The application of major road infrastructure to support and drive sustainable urban mobility. To be presented at the 1st International new horizons in green civil engineering conference 2018 (NHICE-01), 25-27 April 2018, Victoria, Canada.
    The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) is a major 58km roads infrastructure project with funding partners including Transport Scotland, two local Municipal Authorities and the Scottish Futures Trust. The project aims ...
  • Assessing energy business cases implemented in the North Sea region and strategy recommentations. 

    Xu, Bing; Nayak, Amar; Gray, David; Ouenniche, Jamal (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.03.110, 2016-04-07)
    XU, B., NAYAK, A., GRAY, D. and OUENNICHE, J. 2016. Assessing energy business cases implemented in the North Sea Region and strategy recommendations. Applied energy [online], 172, pages 360-371. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.03.110
    e-harbours is a unique European project that was set out to identify viable energy business cases on the exploitation of energy flexibility, which optimise their operations to match energy demand and supply while taking ...
  • Decoupling the link between economic growth, transport growth and carbon emissions in Scotland. 

    Gray, David; Anable, Jillian; Illingworth, Laura; Graham, Wendy (Scottish Government. http://www.gov.scot/resource/doc/935/0042647.pdf, 2006-08)
    GRAY, D., ANABLE, J., ILLINGWORTH, L. and GRAHAM, W., 2006. Decoupling the link between economic growth, transport growth and carbon emissions in Scotland. [online]. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Available from: http://www.gov.scot/resource/doc/935/0042647.pdf [Accessed 30 July 2015].
    Unlike most other sectors of the economy, transport energy consumption and carbon emissions are increasing. The transport sector accounted for about 17% of Scotland’s 17.6 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions in 2003 ...
  • Delivering lower carbon urban transport choices: European ambition meets the reality of institutional (mis)alignment. 

    Gray, David; Laing, Richard Alexander; Docherty, Iain (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0308518X16662272, 2016-08-29)
    GRAY, D., LAING, R. and DOCHERTY, I. 2017. Delivering lower carbon urban transport choices: European ambition meets the reality of institutional (mis)alignment. Environment and planning A [online], 49(1), pages 226-242. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0308518X16662272
    Reducing carbon emissions from the transport sector has become a critical imperative for public policy as our understanding of the impacts of the mobility system on the environment has developed. This paper contrasts policy ...
  • The e-harbours journey: Point of arrival; smart energy networks in the North Sea Region. 

    Verbeeck, Jef; Kuijper, Fred; Wellbrock, Philipp; Gray, David; Skog, Daniel; Schreuder, Jan; Kooistra, Sander (North Sea Region Programme. http://www.northsearegion.eu/files/repository/20140221151605_e-harboursreportPointofArrivalFinal.pdf, 2014-02)
    VERBEECK, J., KUIJPER, F., WELBROCK, P., GRAY, D., SKOG, D., SCHREUDER, J. and KOOISTRA, S., 2014. The e-harbours journey: Point of arrival; smart energy networks in the North Sea Region. [online] Viborg: North Sea Region Programme. Available from: http://eharbours.eu/wp-content/uploads/e-harbours-report-Point-of-Arrival-Final.pdf [Accessed 27 August 2015]
    Background The European Union has agreed upon ambitious targets to address climate change, energy security and economic competitiveness. By 2020 primary energy consumption must be cut by 20% across Europe and the share ...
  • Electric Mobility: Point of Departure. 10 March 2011. 

    Gray, David (North Sea Region Programme. http://eharbours.eu/wp-content/uploads/eharbours_POD_wp4_110412.pdf, 2011-03)
    GRAY, D., 2011. Electric Mobility: Point of Departure. 10 March 2011. [online] Viborg: North Sea Region Programme. Available from: http://eharbours.eu/uncategorized/point-of-departure-documents [Accessed 27 August 2015]
    The organisations cooperating in e‐harbours investigate the potential of electric transport (both on land and on water) for the harbour regions of North West Europe. Current types of electric vehicles still have a short ...
  • Global nomadism: a discursive and narratological analysis of identity concepts in the ‘mobile professional’. 

    Whitehead, Gabriela (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2015-03)
    This thesis examined to what extent a particular class of highly mobile professionals has internalized the contemporary discourse of corporate global nomadism, proposed by the researcher as an example of the kind of ...
  • Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Laing, Richard Alexander; Gray, David (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269094214521980, 2014-02)
    TAIT, E., LAING, R. and GRAY, D., 2014. Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. Local Economy, 29 (1-2), pp. 129-140.
    Emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland’s total. Action to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport has been criticized for being limited, poorly integrated with other areas of policy, ...
  • Indigenous capability building as an intervention strategy for sustainable enerby implementation in vulnerable societies. 

    Garniati, Leuserina (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2014-10)
    Geospatial regions have different requirements for energy development due to variations in environmental, economic, social, and political constraints which influence their energy demand profiles and generation capacities. ...
  • The ‘main street’ in Kirkwall: a pilot research project; draft report. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Gray, David; Morrison, Katie; Reid, Peter H.; Vergunst, Jo; Williams, Dorothy (2010-10)
    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 ...
  • Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Tait, Elizabeth; Gray, David (RICS/COBRA http://www.care-north.eu/sites/default/files/COBRA%20paper.pdf, 2012-09-11)
    LAING, R., TAIT, E. and GRAY, D. 2012. Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. Presented at the construction, building and real estate research conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS COBRA 2012), 11-13 September 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada. London: RICS. Hosted on www.care-north.eu [online]. Available from: www.care-north.eu/sites/default/files/COBRA paper.pdf
    Currently, emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland's total. While the Scottish Government has identified a number of transport policies, which would contribute to Scotland's ability to meet its targets, ...
  • Regenerating Aberdeen: a vision for a thriving and vibrant city centre. 

    Cockburn, Duncan; Deveci, Gokay; Donaldson, Bill; Gray, David; Harris, Paul; Laing, Richard Alexander; McClean, David; Martin, Andrew; Owen, Alan; Prondzynski, Ferdinand von (Robert Gordon University https://www.rgu.ac.uk/file/aberdeen-city-centre-regeneration-report, 2013-03)
    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.
    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 ...
  • Report on the potential social and cultural impact of a reopened Skye Airport. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Bloice, Lyndsay; Gray, David (2018-07-31)
    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 ...
  • Report on the social and cultural importance of remote and peripheral airports. 

    Bloice, Lyndsay; Baxter, Graeme; Gray, David (SPARA 2020 http://spara2020.eu, 2017-02-28)
    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 ...
  • RiCORE introduction. 

    Gray, David (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/SID_413_1Gray_FINAL.pdf, 2016-06-15)
    GRAY, D. 2016. RiCORE introduction. Presented at the 11th European Union Sustainable Energy Week conference (EUSEW 2016), 14-17 June 2016, Brussels, Belgium [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/SID_413_1Gray_FINAL.pdf
    This presentation gives an introduction to the context and purpose of the RiCORE project, which aimed to promote the successful development of offshore renewable energy in the European Union, by streamlining the processes ...
  • RiCORE project final report. 

    Gray, David; Grinnall, Andy (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/RiCORE-D1-3-Final-Report.pdf, 2016-08-25)
    GRAY, D. and GRINNALL, A. 2016. RiCORE project final report. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/RiCORE-D1-3-Final-Report.pdf
    This report reviews the entire RiCORE project, which aimed to promote the successful development of offshore renewable energy in the European Union.
  • RiCORE: risk based consenting for offshore renewables. [Project booklet] 

    RiCORE Project; Gray, David; Bloice, Lyndsay; Grinnall, Andy (Robert Gordon University, 2016-12-31)
    RICORE PROJECT. [2016]. RiCORE: risk based consenting for offshore renewables. [Project booklet]. Aberdeen: RGU.
    The RiCORE project has been charged with promoting a risk-based approach to the consenting of offshore renewable energy. The cost and time taken to conduct environmental impact assessment remains one of the key barriers ...
  • RiCORE: risk-based consenting of offshore renewable energy projects. 

    Strachan, Peter; Broadbent, Ian D.; Nixon, Caroline; Gray, David (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/RiCORE_Peter-Strachan-All-Energy-locked.pdf, 2015-05-07)
    STRACHAN, P., BROADBENT, I., NIXON, C. and GRAY, D. 2015. RiCORE: risk-based consenting of offshore renewable energy projects. Presentation given at the 15th All-Energy conference, 6-7 May 2015, Glasgow, UK [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/RiCORE_Peter-Strachan-All-Energy-locked.pdf
    This presentation introduces the context and purpose of the RiCORE project.
  • The social and cultural role of small, remote airports in the Northern Periphery. 

    Bloice, Lyndsay; Baxter, Graeme; Gray, David (Aberdeen University, 2017-08-27)
    BLOICE, L., BAXTER, G. and GRAY, D. 2017. The social and cultural role of small, remote airports in the Northern Periphery. Presented at the Conversations from the north conference, 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 ...