Recent Submissions

  • RiCORE project expert workshop 4 report. 

    Grinnall, Andy (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RiCORE-D5-3-Workshop-4-Report-Final.pdf, 2016-06-30)
    GRINNALL, A. 2016. RiCORE project expert workshop 4 report. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RiCORE-D5-3-Workshop-4-Report-Final.pdf
    This report reviews the outcomes of the fourth workshop organised as part of the RiCORE project, which took place in Cork on 12th April 2016. This workshop confirmed the issues addressed by the project and established next ...
  • Guidance on effective adaptive management and post-consent monitoring strategies. 

    Bennet, Finlay; Culloch, Ross; Tait, Adrian (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RiCORE-D5-2D5-4-Adaptive-Management-and-Post-Consent-Monitoring-Strategies-Final.pdf, 2016-06-29)
    BENNET, F., CULLOCH, R. and TAIT, A. 2016. Guidance on effective adaptive management and post-consent monitoring strategies. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RiCORE-D5-2D5-4-Adaptive-Management-and-Post-Consent-Monitoring-Strategies-Final.pdf
    This report considers policy approaches and scientific methods of relevance to post-consent monitoring. The aim is to help decision makers become better informed by cost-effectively reducing the scientific uncertainties ...
  • Pre-consent survey guidance. 

    Bald, Juan; Bennet, Finlay; Culloch, Ross; Simas, Teresa; Mascarenhas, Pierre (RICORE PROJECT http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RiCORE-D4-4-Pre-Consent-Survey-Guidance-Final.pdf, 2016-06-30)
    BALD, J., BENNET, F., CULLOCH, R., SIMAS, T. and MASCARENHAS, P. 2016. Pre-consent survey guidance. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RiCORE-D4-4-Pre-Consent-Survey-Guidance-Final.pdf
    This report provides advice for whether or not (and to what extent in terms of data volume) pre-consent surveys are required during the creation of offshore renewable energy projects. This comes as part of the RiCORE ...
  • Report on potential emerging innovative monitoring approaches, identifying potential reductions in monitoring costs and evaluation of existing long-term datasets. 

    Culloch, Ross; Bennet, Finlay; Bald, Juan; Menchaca, Iratxe; Jessopp, Mark; Simas, Teresa (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/RiCORE-D4.3-Pre-Consent-Survey-Efficiencies-Final.pdf, 2015-12-14)
    CULLOCH, R., BENNET, F., BALD, J., MENCHACA, I., JESSOPP, M. and SIMAS, T. 2015. Report on potential emerging innovative monitoring approaches, identifying potential reductions in monitoring costs and evaluation of existing long-term datasets. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/RiCORE-D4.3-Pre-Consent-Survey-Efficiencies-Final.pdf
    This report highlights the potential for using emerging and innovative technologies for pre-consent surveys of key receptor groups at proposed marine renewable energy sites. The report also identifies potential reductions ...
  • Report on the analysis of commonalities and differences in approaches to pre-consent surveys. 

    Simas, Teresa; Heinrichs, Julia; Bald, Juan; Menchaca, Iratxe; Culloch, Ross; Bennet, Finlay (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/RICORE-D4.2-Commonalities-and-Differences-Final.pdf, 2015-06-30)
    SIMAS, T., HEINRICHS, J., BALD, J., MENTXACA, I., CULLOCH, R. and BENNET, F. 2015. Report on the analysis of commonalities and differences in approaches to pre-consent surveys. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/RICORE-D4.2-Commonalities-and-Differences-Final.pdf
    This report identifies commonalities and transferability of pre-consent surveying among renewable energy technology types. This comes as part of the RiCORE project, which aimed to promote the use of offshore renewable ...
  • Marine renewables and environmental risks: current practices in pre- and post-consent monitoring: workshop report. 

    Simas, Teresa; Heinrichs, Julia (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/RICORE-Workshop1Report-locked.pdf, 2015-05-29)
    SIMAS, T. and HEINRICHS, J. 2015. Marine renewables and environmental risks: current practices in pre- and post-consent monitoring: workshop report. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/RICORE-Workshop1Report-locked.pdf
    This report reviews the outcomes of the first workshop organised as part of the RiCORE project, which took place in Bilbao on 21st April 2015. This workshop focused on analysing pre- and post-consent environmental requirements ...
  • Development of risk profiling. 

    Bald, Juan; Menchaca, Iratxe; Bennet, Finlay; Mascarenhas, Pierre (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/RiCORE-D3.3-Risk-Profiling-Final.pdf, 2016-02-09)
    BALD, J., MENCHACA, I., BENNET, F. and MASCARENHAS, P. 2016. Development of risk profiling. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/RiCORE-D3.3-Risk-Profiling-Final.pdf
    This report contributes further to the "Survey, Deploy and Monitor" policy guidance, acting as a guide for users wishing to apply a risk-based approach at a Member State level. To this end, it undertakes a review and further ...
  • RiCORE project novel technology selection. 

    Mascarenhas, Pierre; Bald, Juan; Menchaca, Iratxe; O'Hagan, Anne Marie; Simas, Teresa (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/D3-2-RiCORE_Novel_Technology_Selection-encrypt.pdf, 2015-09-30)
    MASCARENHAS, P., BALD, J., MENCHACA, I., O'HAGAN, A.M. and SIMAS, T. 2015. RiCORE project novel technology selection. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/D3-2-RiCORE_Novel_Technology_Selection-encrypt.pdf
    This report compiles and inventory of technology types (within the tidal, wave and offshore wind categories) that the RiCORE project considers when providing recommendations and guidelines in favour of implementing a ...
  • Review of the state of the art and future direction of the Survey, Deploy and Monitor policy. 

    Bald, Juan; Menchaca, Iratxe; Bennet, Finlay; Davies, Ian; Smith, Paul; O'Hagan, Anne Marie; Culloch, Ross; Simas, Teresa; Mascarenhas, Pierre (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Deliverable-3.1-17-June-2015.pdf, 2015-06-17)
    BALD, J., MENCHACA, I., BENNET, F., DAVIES, I., SMITH, P., O'HAGAN, A.M., CULLOCH, R., SIMAS, T. and MASCARENHAS, P. 2015. Review of the state of the art and future direction of the Survey, Deploy and Monitor policy. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Deliverable-3.1-17-June-2015.pdf
    This report reviews the state of the art of the "Survey, Deploy and Monitor Licensing Policy Guidance" in order to set the basis for its further development to all relevant technologies in the offshore renewable energy ...
  • Legal feasibility of implementing a risk-based approach to MRE consenting and compatibility with Natura 2000 network. 

    Le Lievre, Celia; O'Hagan, Anne Marie; Culloch, Ross; Bennet, Finlay; Broadbent, Ian (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RICORE-D2-3D2-4-Legal-feasibility-Final-1.pdf, 2016-06-10)
    LE LIEVRE, C., O'HAGAN, A.M., CULLOCH, R., BENNET, F. and BROADBENT, I. 2016. Legal feasibility of implementing a risk-based approach to MRE consenting and compatibility with Natura 2000 network. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RICORE-D2-3D2-4-Legal-feasibility-Final-1.pdf
    This report considers and advances recommendations for the development of a risk-based approach to determining what information and data are required to support the consenting process and the post-consent and post-deployment ...
  • Legal and institutional review of national consenting processes. 

    Le Lievre, Celia; O'Hagan, Anne Marie (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/RiCORE-D2.2-Legal-Institutional-Review-Final-1.pdf, 2015-11-30)
    LE LIEVRE, C. and O'HAGAN, A.M. 2015. Legal and institutional review of national consenting processes. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/RiCORE-D2.2-Legal-Institutional-Review-Final-1.pdf
    This report aims to consolidate up-to-date information on the structure of consenting processes in partner countries of the RiCORE project: France, Portugal, Spain, Ireland and the UK.
  • 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 project interim report. 

    Grinnall, Andy; Udoh, Osa (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/RiCORE-D1.2-Interim-Report-Final-locked.pdf, 2015-11-30)
    GRINNALL, A. and UDOH, O. 2015. RiCORE project interim report. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/RiCORE-D1.2-Interim-Report-Final-locked.pdf
    This report reviews the first half of the RiCORE project, which aimed to promote the successful development of offshore renewable energy in the European Union.
  • An analysis of alcohol use and disorders amongst those detained in custody in Aberdeen. 

    Gibbons-Wood, David; Tait, Elizabeth; Copper, Katie (Robert Gordon University, 2009-10-31)
    GIBBONS-WOOD, D., TAIT, E. and MORRISON, K. 2009. An analysis of alcohol use and disorders amongst those detained in custody in Aberdeen. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The relationship between alcohol and crime is highly topical and increasingly important to policy makers. The connection between alcohol consumption and crime has significant implications for the implementation of appropriate ...
  • Autonomous working in the oil and gas industry: research report. [Final report] 

    Gibbons-Wood, David; MacLeod, Iain (RGU, 2012-07-01)
    GIBBONS-WOOD, D. and MACLEOD, I. 2012. Autonomous working in the oil and gas industry: research report. [Final report]. Aberdeen: RGU.
    This report is the final report detailing the findings of a study of autonomous working in the oil and gas industry. This study is part of the final output of a 30 month project run by Robert Gordon University and Aberdeen ...
  • Maximising the impact of skills in the oil and gas industry: report on evaluation of pilots. [Evaluation report] 

    Gibbons-Wood, David; MacLeod, Iain (RGU, 2012-05-01)
    GIBBONS-WOOD, D. and MACLEOD, I. 2012. Maximising the impact of skills in the oil and gas industry: report on evaluation of pilots. [Evaluation report]. Aberdeen: RGU
    This report is the final document detailing the evaluation of two pilot programmes carried out during 2011/12. These pilots were the culmination of a 30 month project run by Robert Gordon University and Aberdeen College. ...
  • Maximising the impact of skills in the oil and gas industry: interim research report. [Interim report] 

    Gibbons-Wood, David; MacLeod, Iain; Tait, Elizabeth (RGU, 2010-06-01)
    GIBBONS-WOOD, D., MACLEOD, I. and TAIT, E. 2010. Maximising the impact of skills in the oil and gas industry: interim research report. [Interim report]. Aberdeen: RGU.
    This interim report provides an overview of the research phase of a project examining the way in which skills use can be maximised in the oil and gas industry. The research has been funded by the Scottish Funding Council ...
  • New radicals: digital political engagement in post-referendum Scotland: final report on pilot project to the Communities and Culture Network+. 

    McLaverty, Peter; MacLeod, Iain; Tait, Elizabeth; Baxter, Graeme; Goker, Ayse; Heron, Michael James (Communities and Culture Network+ http://www.communitiesandculture.org/projects/outputs, 2015-05-01)
    MCLAVERTY, P., MACLEOD, I., TAIT, E., BAXTER, G., GOKER, A. and HERON, M. 2015. New radicals: digital political engagement in post-referendum Scotland: final report on pilot project to the Communities and Culture Network+. In Working Papers of the Communities and Culture Network+ [online], 6, Oct 2015. Available from: http://www.communitiesandculture.org/projects/outputs
    The main aim of this study will be to analyse the transition of social media activism since the Scottish referendum, in order to establish whether the related activism is sustained over a longer timescale, particularly in ...
  • Social transport collaborative solutions: developing a social/community transport infrastructure for change funded projects and associated activity around reshaping care for older people (RCOP). 

    Gray, David; Cooper, Katie; Grinnall, Andy (Institute for Management, Governance & Society (IMaGeS), Robert Gordon University., 2014-07)
    GRAY, D., COOPER, K. and GRINNALL, A., 2014. Social transport collaborative solutions: developing a social/community transport infrastructure for change funded projects and associated activity around reshaping care for older people (RCOP). Unpublished internal document. AVCO/Institute for Management, Governance & Society (IMaGeS), Robert Gordon University.
    “Transport services for health and social care are fragmented and there is a lack of leadership, ownership and monitoring of the services provided. The Scottish Government, Regional Transport Partnerships, councils, NHS ...
  • 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 ...

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