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  • The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Cameron, Ros (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited. http://academic-conferences.org/ecrm/ecrm2015/ecrm15-home.htm, 2015-06)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and CAMERON, R., 2015. The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms. In: F. BEZZINA and V. CASSAR eds. Proceedings of 14th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, ECRM 2015. 11-12 June 2015. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited. Pp. 259-266.
    The concept of ‘impact’ in academia is a focus of not only research councils but also of nationwide institutional research evaluations. In the UK, it is necessary for academics and their institutions to not only conduct ...
  • Challenges for marketers in sustainable production and consumption. 

    Oates, Caroline J.; Alevizou, Panayiota J.; McDonald, Seonaidh (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/su8010075, 2016-01-13)
    OATES, C., ALEVIZOU, P. and MCDONALD, S. 2016. Challenges for marketers in sustainable production and consumption. Sustainability [online], 8(1), article 75. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su8010075.
    As one of the biggest issues facing today's global society, sustainability cuts across all areas of production and consumption and presents challenges for marketers who attempt to understand and incorporate sustainability ...
  • Changes in out of home care and permanence planning among young children in Scotland, 2003 to 2017. 

    Woods, Ruth; Henderson, Gillian
    WOODS, R. and HENDERSON, G. [2018]. Changes in out of home care and permanence planning among young children in Scotland, 2003 to 2017. Adoption and fostering [online], (accepted).
    UK policy has increasingly promoted early intervention and permanence planning for children who experience, or are at risk of experiencing, abuse or neglect, raising the question of whether these practices have actually ...
  • Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Robert Gordon University, 2000-11-16)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2000. Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media. Presented at the 7th Information for Scotland conference, 16 November 2000, Edinburgh, UK.
    Discusses recent and current research into citizenship information needs at the School of Information and Media, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. Reviews the most important results from two large-scale, nation-wide ...
  • A comparative study of construction costs and commercial management services in the UK and China. 

    Perera, Srinath; Zhou, Lei; Udeaja, Chika; Victoria, Michele Florencia; Chen, Qijun (RICS http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/research-reports/construction-cost-and-commercial-management-services-in-the-uk-and-china-/, 2016-05-16)
    PERERA, S., ZHOU, L., UDEAJA, C., VICTORIA, M. and CHEN, Q. 2016. A comparative study of construction costs and commercial management services in the UK and China. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/research-reports/construction-cost-and-commercial-management-services-in-the-uk-and-china-/
    Cost and commercial management processes and practices in different parts of the world vary significantly. In the UK and the British Commonwealth these practices are mainly market oriented and matured over several centuries. ...
  • Construction cost and commercial management system in the UK and China: professional body and business comparison. 

    Perera, Srinath; Zhou, Lei; Victoria, Michele Florencia (RICS http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/construction-cost-and-commercial-management-system-in-the-uk-and-china-/, 2016-08-16)
    PERERA, S., ZHOU, L. and VICTORIA, M. 2016. Construction cost and commercial management system in the UK and China: professional body and business comparison. In Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors construction, building and real estate research conference 2016 (RICS COBRA 2016), 20-22 September 2016, Toronto, Canada. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/construction-cost-and-commercial-management-system-in-the-uk-and-china-/
    This paper looks at the construction cost and commercial management system comparisons in UK and China. Cost and commercial management processes and practices in different parts of the world vary significantly. UK-China ...
  • Employers’ liability for occupational stress and death from overwork in the United States and the United Kingdom. 

    Kobayashi, Tamie; Middlemiss, Sam (Vathek. http://dx.doi.org/10.1350/clwr.2009.38.2.0186, 2009)
    KOBAYASHI, T. and MIDDLEMISS, S., 2009. Employers’ liability for occupational stress and death from overwork in the United States and the United Kingdom. Common Law World Review, 38 (2), pp. 137-169.
    The premise of this article is that those persons that excessively overwork can die as a result through stress related illness or suicide. In this article we will undertake a comparative analysis of the legal treatment of ...
  • Extradition between friends. 

    Arnell, Paul (LexisNexis Butterworth https://www.criminallawandjustice.co.uk/features/Extradition-Between-Friends, 2014-06-14)
    ARNELL, P. 2014. Extradition between friends. Criminal law and justice weekly [online], 178(24), page 361. Available from: https://www.criminallawandjustice.co.uk/features/Extradition-Between-Friends.
    "With friends like these, who needs enemies" is an epithet that appears to apply to the United Kingdom's extradition partners. Draconian sentencing policies, unjust plea bargaining, unlawful rendition, systemic judicial ...
  • Health, self-care and the offshore workforce: opportunities for behaviour change interventions, an epidemiological survey. 

    Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Paudyal, Vibhu; Klein, Susan; Stewart, Derek C. (James Cook University https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH4319, 2018-05-26)
    GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V., KLEIN, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Health, self-care and the offshore workforce: opportunities for behaviour change interventions, an epidemiological survey. Rural and remote health [online], 18(2), article ID 4319. Available from: https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH4319
    Introduction: The high risk nature of offshore work and inherent occupational hazards necessitate that offshore workers engage in behaviours that promote health and wellbeing. The survey aimed to assess offshore workers' ...
  • 'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Palgrave Macmillan https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137512819_17, 2015-09-01)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2015. 'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet. In Savigny, H., Alexander, J., Jackson, D. and Thorsen, E. (eds.) Media, margins and popular culture. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 249-261. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137512819_17
    It may be unusual to consider men as a marginalised group, but the male users of the UK discussion forum Mumsnet form a very small minority. While Mumsnet states that it is 'by parents, for parents', the vast majority of ...
  • Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain. 

    Gumilar, Dudung; Johnson, Ian M. (Taylor & Francis http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13614533.asp, 1995)
    GUMILAR, D. and JOHNSON, I. M., 1995. Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 1, pp. 57-84.
    This paper examines the potential and actual use of computer generated information in decision making by academic library managers. It begins by discussing some of the contemporary issues in British higher education ...
  • The new crimes of bribery in Scotland. 

    Arnell, Paul (SCOTTISH LAW AGENTS SOCIETY, 2010-06-30)
    ARNELL, P. 2010. The new crimes of bribery in Scotland. Scottish law gazette, 78(2), pages 42-45.
    Introduction The Bribery Act 2010, enacted in the wash-up prior to the dissolution of Parliament, will completely change in the Scots law ...
  • Private international law. 

    Hill, David (Edinburgh University Press https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-private-international-law.html, 2014-10-31)
    HILL, D. 2014. Private international law. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
    Your guide to the conflicts and harmonies between private international law and UK and Scots law EU law has greatly influenced national law in Scotland, the UK and the rest of Europe. As a result, private international law ...
  • Relationship problems. Employer’s liability for marital discrimination? 

    Middlemiss, Sam (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1473779514564560, 2015-03)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2015. Relationship problems. Employer’s liability for marital discrimination? Common Law World Review, 44 (1), pp. 51-70.
    This paper involves analysis of the law covering discrimination in the workplace against workers who have entered into a formal marriage or a civil partnership, referred to here as ‘marital discrimination’. It also looks ...
  • Rescaling the governance of renewable energy: lessons from the UK devolution experience. 

    Cowell, Richard; Ellis, Geraint; Sherry-Brennan, Fionnguala; Strachan, Peter; Toke, David (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1523908X.2015.1008437, 2015-02-17)
    COWELL, R., ELLIS, G., SHERRY-BRENNAN, F., STRACHAN, P.A. and TOKE, D. 2015. Rescaling the governance of renewable energy: lessons from the UK devolution experience. Journal of environmental policy and planning [online], 19(5), pages 480-502. Available from: http://dx.doi.org./10.1080/1523908X.2015.1008437
    Efforts to rescale governance arrangements to foster sustainable development are rarely simple in their consequences, an out-turn examined in this paper through an analysis of how the governance of renewable energy in the ...
  • Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 1) 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Association for Library and Information Science Education., 1989)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1989. Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 1). Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 30 (2), pp. 136-140
    In Britain the schools of librarianship are generally expected by the professional to provide some forms of continuing education. Some have indeed made a considerable contribution to the development of continuing professional ...
  • Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 2) 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Association for Library and Information Science Education, 1990)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1990. Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 2). Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 30 (3), pp. 232-237
  • Slave labour or dignity through work in 21st century Britain? 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and journal, 2015-10-19)
    MARCELLA, R. 2015. Slave labour or dignity through work in 21st century Britain? Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 19 October, pages 2. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/720455/rita-marcella-slave-labour-dignity-work-21st-century-britain/
    It is with some shock that one realises that slave labour still persists in the twenty first century in the UK.
  • The takeup of benefits: lessons from the UK. 

    Spicker, Paul (Die Keure https://www.diekeure.be/nl-be/professional/8167/armoede-en-ineffectiviteit-van-rechten-pauvrete-et-ineffectivite-des-droits, 2017-06-30)
    SPICKER, P. 2017. The takeup of benefits: lessons from the UK. In Van Hootegem, H (ed.) Poverty and ineffectiveness of rights. Bruges: Die Keure [online]. Available from: https://www.diekeure.be/nl-be/professional/8167/armoede-en-ineffectiviteit-van-rechten-pauvrete-et-ineffectivite-des-droits
    The issue of take-up has had a prominent role in the consideration of benefits in the UK, and there is a considerable amount of information available about the issues and problems. As time has gone on, however, the comfortable ...
  • UK compliance with international law: bribery and corruption. 

    Arnell, Paul; Quiroz-Onate, Diego (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJLSE.2010.033355, 2010)
    ARNELL, P. and QUIROZ-ONATE, D., 2010. UK compliance with international law: bribery and corruption. International Journal of Liability and Scientific Enquiry, 3(3), pp. 183-212.
    UK compliance with its international obligations in the area of bribery and corruption is in question. Recent domestic and international developments have brought this issue to the fore. This article addresses UK compliance. ...