Recent Submissions

  • Preferential pay protection: does UK law provide poorer protection to those discriminated against on grounds of protected characteristics other than gender? 

    Downie, Margaret (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1358229118817163, 2019-01-08)
    DOWNIE, M. 2019. Preferential pay protection: does UK law provide poorer protection to those discriminated against on grounds of protected characteristics other than gender? International journal of decrimination and the law [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1358229118817163
    UK law treats equal pay claims based on gender (brought under the equal pay provisions of Part 5 Chapter 3 of the Equality Act 2010) differently from equal pay claims based on other protected characteristics of age, ...
  • Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Peach, Andrea (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epy046, 2018-12-14)
    PEDERSEN, S. and PEACH, A. 2018. Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century. Journal of design history [online], Advance articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epy046
    Few have heard of Orkney tweed today, but in the mid-twentieth century it was as well known as Harris Tweed, and praised for its soft and light characteristics. This article investigates the rise and fall of Orkney tweed ...
  • The seven voices of information literacy (IL). 

    Cunningham, Veronica; Williams, Dorothy (CILIP https://doi.org/10.11645/12.2.2332, 2018-12-04)
    CUNNINGHAM, V. and WILLIAMS, D. 2018. The seven voices of information literacy (IL). Journal of information literacy [online], 12(2), pages 4-23. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11645/12.2.2332
    The purpose of this research was to discover the conceptions of information literacy (IL) prevalent across multiple stakeholder groups in an international middle school community. The research involved students, parents, ...
  • Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations. 

    Lawani, Ama; Moore, David R. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2018.1512028, 2018-12-13)
    LAWANI, A. and MOORE, D.R. 2018. Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations. International journal of construction management [online], Latest articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2018.1512028
    The emotional intelligence (EI) concept is prevalent within management literature and is recognized as an important skill for managers in achieving organisational effectiveness. However, scholars report an unwillingness ...
  • An investigation into cataloguers’ experiences with RDA. 

    Walicka, Agnieszka; MacLennan, Alan
    WALICKA, A. and MACLENNAN, A. [2018]. An investigation into cataloguers’ experiences with RDA. Journal of librarianship and information science [online] (accepted).
    The 1998 publication of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) IFLA (1998) and the 2010 release of the new cataloguing standard based thereon, Resource Description and Access (RDA), have led to a ...
  • 'Splendid, but what does it actually mean?' Good faith and relational contracts in the UK construction industry. 

    Christie, David S.
    CHRISTIE, D. [2018]. 'Splendid, but what does it actually mean?' Good faith and relational contracts in the UK construction industry. Journal of commonwealth law [online], (accepted).
    The most important modern report on the culture of the UK construction industry had, as its aim, the creation of an atmosphere in the industry where, in the words of Lewis Carroll's Dodo: 'Everybody has won and all must ...
  • Human factors in safety management: safety culture, safety leadership and non-technical skills. 

    Flin, Rhona; Agnew, Cakil (CRC Press https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781498781909, 2018-05-30)
    FLIN, R. and AGNEW, C. 2018. Human factors in safety management: safety culture, safety leadership and non-technical skills. In Samman, S.N. (ed.) Human factors and ergonomics for the Gulf Cooperation Council: processes, technologies and practices. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press [online], chapter 3, pages 43-64. Available from: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781498781909
    Human factors/ergonomics aspects of safety management are wide-ranging and it is now recognized that these are essential for effective risk control, as well as performance efficiencies and worker well-being. This chapter ...
  • Corporate financial disclosure measurement in the empirical accounting literature: a review article. 

    Hassan, Omaima A. G.; Marston, Claire
    HASSAN, O.A.G. and MARSTON, C. [2018]. Corporate financial disclosure measurement in the empirical accounting literature: a review article. International journal of accounting [online], (accepted).
    This paper develops a framework for corporate financial disclosure measurement to identify and evaluate measures of financial disclosure employed in prior empirical accounting studies. It identifies two approaches: (i) a ...
  • The European Citizens’ Initiative: bringing the EU closer to its citizens? 

    Greenwood, Justin (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1057/s41295-018-0138-x, 2018-10-16)
    GREENWOOD, J. 2018. The European Citizens' Initiative: bringing the EU closer to its citizens? Comparative European politics [online], First Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41295-018-0138-x
    In defiance of accounts which see the European Union (EU) as structurally incompatible with democracy, the Lisbon Treaty set out the general right and specific means for citizens to participate in EU decision-making. Whilst ...
  • Scotland, Wales and press discourses amid the 2016 EU referendum. 

    Higgins, Michael; Ridge-Newman, Anthony; McKay, Fiona (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73682-2_3, 2018-05-08)
    HIGGINS, M., RIDGE-NEWMAN, A. and MCKAY, F.M. 2018. Scotland, Wales and press discourses amid the 2016 EU referendum. In: Ridge-Newman, A., León-Solís, F. and O'Donnell, H. (eds.) Reporting the road to Brexit. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 47-60. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73682-2_3
    This chapter is concerned with establishing and analysing the discourses that shaped the coverage of the 2016 EU referendum in a selection of Scottish and Welsh newspapers. The chapter looks at the Scottish editions of the ...
  • Enhancing safety performance: non-technical skills and a modicum of chronic unease. 

    Flin, Rhona (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65527-7_6, 2017-10-13)
    FLIN, R. 2017. Enhancing safety performance: non-technical skills and a modicum of chronic unease. In Bieder C., Gilbert C., Journé B. and Laroche H. (eds.) Beyond safety training. SpringerBriefs in applied sciences and technology. Cham: Springer [online], pages 45-58. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65527-7_6
    Current debates on professionalism and safety cover a range of interpretative challenges and theoretical perspectives, as the workshop organized by FonCSI in 2015 revealed. One avenue for consideration was to address the ...
  • Review of 3 and 3 rotation in operation. 

    Gibbons-Wood, David; Stevenson, Anne; Smith, Steve; Williams, Hector (Robert Gordon University, 2018-05-02)
    GIBBONS-WOOD, D., STEVENSON, A., SMITH, S. and WILLIAMS, H. 2018. Review of 3 and 3 rotation in operation. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This survey was commissioned by the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA), working in conjunction with the recognised Trade Unions and ACAS. These together form the Joint Working Party (JWP) which provided guidance during ...
  • Lost in information? Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina (SLIC/ Information Literacy Community of Practice (ORGANISERS), 2016-12-06)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. 2016. Lost in information? Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices. Presented at the 10th biannual meeting of the Scottish Information Literacy Community of Practice: the right information: information skills for the 21st century, 6 December 2016, Edinburgh, UK.
    As of May 2016, Scotland has welcomed 1,602 Syrian refugees as part of the wider UK Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation (VPR) Scheme, aiming to resettle 20,000 Syrians (over a period of five years drawn from established ...
  • Environmental protection in the Nigerian oil and gas industry and Jonah Gbemre v Shell PDC Nigeria Limited: let the plunder continue? 

    Faturoti, Bukola; Agbaitoro, Godswill; Onya, Obinna
    FATUROTI, B., AGBAITORO, G. and ONYA, O. [2018]. Environmental protection in the Nigerian oil and gas industry and Jonah Gbemre v Shell PDC Nigeria Limited: let the plunder continue? African journal of international and comparative law [online], (accepted).
    The case of Jonah Gbemre v. Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited made an historic deviation from the usual trend of seeking for monetary compensation by host communities in oil rich regions in Nigeria. ...
  • Just fatherlands? Judging the Shoah in Strasbourg. 

    Lyons, Carole (Hart https://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/europes-justice-deficit-9781782254836/, 2015-03-26)
    LYONS, C. 2015. Just fatherlands? Judging the Shoah in Strasbourg. In Kochenov,D., de Búrca, G. and Williams, A. (eds.) Europe's justice deficit? Oxford: Hart, pages 381-399. Available from: https://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/europes-justice-deficit-9781782254836/
    The primary preoccupation of this chapter is an examination of how Europe's highest human rights court works through the enduring effects of the 'moral catastrophe' of the Holocaust. The issue of the role of past inhumanity ...
  • Beyond 'grey in sepia': empowering the everyday life information literacy if Syrian new Scots. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Burnett, Simon M. (CILIP (ORANISERS) https://www.slideshare.net/CILIP/beyond-grey-in-sepia-empowering-the-everyday-life-information-literacy-of-syrian-new-scots, 2017-07-05)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. Beyond 'grey in sepia': empowering the everyday life information literacy of Syrian new Scots: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. Presented at the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) annual conference 2017, 5-6 July 2017, Manchester, UK. London: CILIP [online]. Available from: https://www.slideshare.net/CILIP/beyond-grey-in-sepia-empowering-the-everyday-life-information-literacy-of-syrian-new-scots
    This paper presents the research findings of 'Lost in Information? Syrian new Scots Information Literacy Way-finding practices' research project, which was funded by the Information Literacy Group (ILG) of the Chartered ...
  • Scotland welcomes refugees: the roles of the library in resettlement and inclusion: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Burnett, Simon M. (CILIPS (ORANISERS) https://www.slideshare.net/martzoukou/cilips-june-2017-conference, 2017-06-05)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. Scotland welcomes refugees: the roles of the library in resettlement and inclusion: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. Presented at the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Scotland (CILIPS) annual conference 2017: strategies for success, 5-6 June 2017, Dundee, UK. Glasgow: CILPS [online]. Available from: https://www.slideshare.net/martzoukou/cilips-june-2017-conference
    Aims: A scoping study that aims to examine the information related experiences and information literacy practices of Syrian new Scots (the Syrian refugees in Scotland) during their resettlement and integration. Objectives: ...
  • Gender and the development of a political persona: the case of Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. 

    Higgins, Michael; McKay, Fiona (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/bp.2015.44, 2016-12-19)
    HIGGINS, M. and MCKAY, F. 2016. Gender and the development of a political persona: the case of Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. British politics [online], 11(3), pages 283-300. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/bp.2015.44
    Much recent research has focussed on the manner in which women political leaders are portrayed in media. This article examines the press discourses around Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, beginning before her ...
  • Brexit and the implications for Scotland: a way forward? 

    Lewis, Olayinka (SLS (ORGANISERS), 2017-09-05)
    LEWIS, O. 2017. Brexit and the implications for Scotland: a way forward? Presented at the 108th Society of Legal Scholars annual conference (SLS 2017): the diverse unities of law, 5-8 September 2017, Dublin, Ireland.
    This paper looks at the migration implications of Brexit for Scotland. It will seek to address the migration issues in Scotland and proffer options on a way forward for Scotland and the United Kingdom. The paper will examine ...
  • Levelised cost of energy: a theoretical justification and critical assessment. 

    Aldersey-Williams, John; Rubert, T. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.10.004, 2018-10-15)
    ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J. and RUBERT, T. 2019. Levelised cost of energy: a theoretical justification and critical assessment. Energy policy [online], 124, pages 169-179. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.10.004
    Although widely accepted as a measure of the comparative lifetime costs of electricity generation alternatives, levelised cost of energy (LCOE) lacks a theoretical foundation in the academic literature and encompasses a ...

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