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  • User engagement with political ‘facts’ in the context of the fake news phenomenon: an exploration of information behaviour. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Walicka, Agnieszka
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and WALICKA, A. 2019. User engagement with political ‘facts’ in the context of the fake news phenomenon: an exploration of information behaviour. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-11-2018-0180
    Purpose. The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a study that explored human behaviour in response to political ‘facts’ presented online by political parties in Scotland. Design/methodology approach. The ...
  • Scottish citizens’ perceptions of the credibility of online political “facts” in the “fake news” era: an exploratory study. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita; Walicka, Agnieszka
    BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and WALICKA, A. 2019. Scottish citizens’ perceptions of the credibility of online political “facts” in the “fake news” era: an exploratory study. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2018-0161
    Purpose. The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a study that explored public perceptions of the credibility of “facts and figures” contained within five social media posts produced by political parties in ...
  • Business models for the circular economy: opportunities and challenges. 

    Fraccascia, Luca; Giannoccaro, Ilaria; Agarwal, Abhishek; Hansen, Erik G. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2285, 2019-02-19)
    FRACCASCIA, L., GIANNOCCARO, I., AGARWAL, A. and HANSEN, E.G. 2019. Business models for the circular economy: opportunities and challenges. Business strategy and the environment [online], 28(2), pages 430-432. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2285
    This is a call for papers for a special issue of the journal, Business Strategy and the Environment. The special issue aims to collect original and high-quality studies on how business models inform the perspective of the ...
  • Scots law as a civilian system: a response. 

    Brown, Jonathan (Scottish Law Agents Society, 2019-01-31)
    BROWN, J. 2019. Scots law as a civilian system: a response. Scottish law gazette, 86(4), pages 59-61.
    This article responds to Lord Gill's speech given to the Judicial Institute on 14 July 2016, concerning the Roman law origins of the Scottish legal system, discussing how this tradition means that the Scottish system is a ...
  • Judicial responses to violations of the emotional, physical, psychological and sexual integrity of the child. 

    Ross, Hamish
    ROSS, H. [2019]. Judicial responses to violations of the emotional, physical, psychological and sexual integrity of the child. International journal of children's rights [online], (accepted).
    This article examines the use of limitation laws in the context of civil law claims under English law and Scots law brought by adult claimants in relation to allegations of historical abuse in childhood. Using case law as ...
  • Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT. 

    Aldersey-Williams, John; Broadbent, Ian D.; Strachan, Peter (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.12.044, 2019-01-03)
    ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J., BROADBENT, I.D. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2019. Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT. Energy policy [online], 128, pages 25-35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.12.044
    Around the world, government policies to support new renewable energy technologies rely on accurate estimates of Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE). This paper reveals that such estimates are based on 'public domain' data ...
  • Entrepreneurial leadership: an exploratory study of attitudinal and behavioral patterns over the business life-cycle. 

    Kesidou, Eleni; Carter, Sara (Senate Hall Academic Publishing https://www.senatehall.com/entrepreneurship?article=590, 2018-03-30)
    KESIDOU, E. and CARTER, S. 2018. Entrepreneurial leadership: an exploratory study of attitudinal and behavioral patterns over the business life-cycle. International review of entrepreneurship [online], 16(1), pages 63-88. Available from: https://www.senatehall.com/entrepreneurship?article=590
    Strategic approaches to venture creation and development highlight the importance of entrepreneurial leadership to business success, yet remarkably little is known about what entrepreneurial leaders actually do and why ...
  • 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 ...