Recent Submissions

  • The media and communication industries: flexible friends or foes? 

    Marcella, Rita; Illingworth, Lorraine; Baxter, Graeme (MeCCSA/AMPE (Organisers), 2007-01-10)
    MARCELLA, R., ILLINGWORTH, L. and BAXTER, G. 2007. The media and communication industries: flexible friends or foes? Presented at the 3rd joint Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) with Association of Media Practice Educators (AMPE) conference, 10-12 January 2007, Coventry, UK.
    This conference paper presented the key results of the research project 'Women in the Scottish Creative Industries', funded by the European Social Fund. This research explored the equality policy and practice in companies ...
  • The impact of information and communication technologies on the communication of parliamentary information in the United Kingdom: results of a pilot project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (European Communication Association (Organisers), 2003-03-24)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2003. The impact of information and communication technologies on the communication of parliamentary information in the United Kingdom: results of a pilot project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. Presented at the European Communication Association congress, 24-26 March 2003, Munich, Germany.
    This paper presented the key results of a study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary and devolved assembly information to ...
  • Gender policies and flexible working opportunities in the Scottish creative industries. 

    Marcella, Rita; Illingworth, Lorraine; Baxter, Graeme (Institute for Capitalising on Creativity (Organisers), 2007-03-21)
    MARCELLA, R., ILLINGWORTH, L. and BAXTER, G. 2007. Gender policies and flexible working opportunities in the Scottish creative industries. Presented at 'This motley crew': managing creatives and the creative unit workshop, 21 March 2007, Dundee, UK.
    This paper presented the key results of two research projects, funded by the European Social Fund, which explored the gender policies and flexible working opportunities in the Scottish creative industries. The first ...
  • Gender barriers in the Scottish creative industries. 

    Marcella, Rita; Illingworth, Lorraine; Baxter, Graeme (Centre for Cultural Policy Research (Organisers), 2006-02-13)
    MARCELLA, R., ILLINGWORTH, L. and BAXTER, G. 2006. Gender barriers in the Scottish creative industries. Presented at a Centre for Cultural Policy Research seminar, 13 February 2006, Glasgow, UK.
    This paper presented the key results of two research projects, funded by the European Social Fund, which explored the gender policies and flexible working opportunities in the Scottish creative industries. The first ...
  • Information search engagement and 'fake news'. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Participatory and Deliberative Democracy Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association/ Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster (Organisers), 2017-06-08)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2017. Information search engagement and 'fake news'. Presented at Democracy in a post-truth age workshop, 8 June 2017, London, UK.
    This conference paper presented the emerging results of research which explored the relationship between fake news and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. The research consisted of two key elements: an online survey ...
  • Exploring the benefits of user surveys. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (EIA (Organisers), 2003-03-31)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2003. Exploring the benefits of user surveys. Presented at the 12th European Information Association: surviving EU information: strategies for skills for sucess annual conference, 31 March - 1 April 2003, Cambridge, UK.
    This conference paper discussed the methodologies that might be used in investigating citizens' European information needs. In so doing, the authors shared their own experiences of using large-scale surveys, interviews, ...
  • Discovering strange events in empty spaces: the role of multimodal practice and the interpretation of paranormal events. 

    Ironside, Rachael (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pragma.2017.09.005, 2017-09-28)
    IRONSIDE, R. 2017. Discovering strange events in empty spaces: the role of multimodal practice and the interpretation of paranormal events. Journal of pragmatics [online], 120, pages 88-100. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pragma.2017.09.005
    This article examines how empty space may be used as an interactional resource to see, understand and categorise events as potentially paranormal. By drawing upon video data of groups noticing and negotiating their experiences ...
  • The real dependent variable problem: the limitations qualitative analysis in comparative policy studies. 

    Spicker, Paul (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12308, 2017-03-17)
    SPICKER, P. 2017. The real dependent variable problem: the limitations qualitative analysis in comparative policy studies. Social policy and administration [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12308
    Comparative public policy relies heavily on processing quantitative data, typically done by looking for the relationship between variables or by grouping empirical data into categories. In methodological terms, comparative ...
  • Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors. 

    Cunningham, James; Tolonen, Kaisa-Maija
    CUNNINGHAM, J. and TOLONEN, K.-M. [2017]. Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors. International journal of entrepreneurship and small business [online], (accepted).
    Berlin is a city famous for its artistic culture and uniquely inspired history, building a hotbed of creativity to draw talent from across the world. Our research problem is that, notwithstanding abundant creativity, ...
  • Exploitation of off-peak airport spaces. 

    Grinnall, Andy (SPARA 2020, 2017-11-01)
    GRINNALL, A. 2017. Exploitation of off-peak airport spaces. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.2.
    This worksheet examines the possible use of airport space which could be offered for various cultural, business, sporting and displays purposes.
  • Best practice worksheet for engagement using social media. 

    Grinnall, Andy (SPARA 2020, 2017-11-01)
    GRINNALL, A. 2017. Best practice worksheet for engagement using social media. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.2.
    Workflow guidance of best practice methods for airports when communicating information through social media.
  • Airport stakeholder engagement strategy template. 

    Grinnall, Andy (SPARA 2020, 2017-11-01)
    GRINNALL, A. 2017. Airport stakeholder engagement strategy template. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.2.
    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 ...
  • Airport public engagement strategy template. 

    Grinnall, Andy (SPARA 2020, 2017-11-01)
    GRINNALL, A. 2017. Airport public engagement strategy template. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.2.
    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 ...
  • The culture of trilogues. 

    Roederer-Rynning, Christilla; Greenwood, Justin (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2014.992934, 2015-02-12)
    ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. and GREENWOOD, J. 2015. The culture of trilogues. Journal of European public policy [online], 22(8), pages 1148-1165. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2014.992934
    There is surprisingly little knowledge about the informal 'trilogues' that play a pivotal role in almost 90 per cent of European Union legislation. This article maps out previously uncharted practices and explores their ...
  • Exploring the emancipatory dimensions of globalisation: the struggle over IFRS8 and country-by-country reporting. 

    Crawford, Louise (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2017.10.005, 2017-12-02)
    CRAWFORD, L. 2017. Exploring the emancipatory dimensions of globalisation: the struggle over IFRS8 and country-by-country reporting. Critical perspectives on accounting [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2017.10.005
    This paper unravels how Publish What You Pay (PWYP), a transnational social movement organisation campaigning for transparency reporting in the extractive sector to improve the lives of women, men and children in resource-rich ...
  • The analysis, presentation and sustainability of a past Northeast of Scotland "way of life" through video capture. 

    Carney, Don (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2003-07-01)
    CARNEY, D. 2003. The analysis, presentation and sustainability of a past Northeast of Scotland "way of life" through video capture. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The research upon which the outputs submitted as part of this thesis are based examines the socio-cultural environment of the Northeast of Scotland, from Aberdeen to Cabrach and from Portsoy to Laurencekirk. In total, five ...
  • Earnings management and audit quality: stakeholders’ perceptions. 

    Barghathi, Yasser; Collison, David; Crawford, Louise (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s10997-017-9396-2, 2017-11-30)
    BARGHATHI, Y., COLLISON, D. and CRAWFORD, L. [2017]. Earnings management and audit quality: stakeholders' perceptions. Journal of management and governance [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10997-017-9396-2
    This paper examines the perceptions of various stakeholders in relation to audit quality. Its primary objective is to capture the experiences of a range of stakeholders in relation to the audit quality of Libyan Commercial ...
  • Collaborating for innovation: the socialised management of knowledge. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Hardwick, Jialin (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-017-0447-6, 2017-05-17)
    ANDERSON, A.R. and HARDWICK, J. 2017. Collaborating for innovation: the socialised management of knowledge. International entrepreneurship and management journal [online], 13(4), pages 1181-1197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-017-0447-6
    Although the importance of diverse knowledge is widely recognised for open innovation, there may be a gap in our understanding of the social processes that shape how collaborators engage in knowledge exchange. This social ...
  • 'Another nice mess you've gotten me into': employers' liability for workplace banter. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLMA-07-2016-0063, 2017-11-13)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. 2017. 'Another nice mess you've gotten me into': employers' liability for workplace banter. International journal of law and management [online], 59(6), pages 916-938. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLMA-07-2016-0063
    Banter has been defined in the Oxford Dictionary as 'the playful and friendly exchange of playful remarks.' This suggests that it is a form of dialogue or conversation that is; welcome, non-threatening and appreciated by ...
  • Caroline Phillips: Aberdeen suffragette and journalist. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Robert Gordon University, 2017-11-01)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2017. Caroline Phillips: Aberdeen suffragette and journalist. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    Aberdeen Art Gallery holds a unique collection of correspondence that belonged to a woman journalist called Caroline Phillips. As honorary secretary of the Aberdeen branch of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), ...

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