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University-industry cooperation, knowledge transfer and university funding

Professor Joanna Poyago-Theotoky | Economics | 01 September 2003

The research will identify, study and analyse the linkages between industry and the university sector in the area of randd and knowledge transfer. It will study the impact that these linkages have on the core activities of universities, activities su ...

Domestic management of terrorist attacks

Mrs Gillian Duncan | Political Science and International Relations | 01 September 2002

The attacks on new york and washington dc on 11 september 2001 changed the security environment profoundly. International terrorism had long seemed a manageable scourge, however tragic its individual consequences. Suddenly, however, it had struck at ...

Entrepreneurship in homes and neighbourhoods

Dr Darja Reuschke | 01 November 2013

The main aims of this seminar series are to advance knowledge on the roles of homes and neighbourhoods for firm formation and entrepreneurship and to inform/influence enterprise and housing policy and practice. This is important as the lack of resear ...

'smarter' homes? : a netnographic exploration of low carbon living

Dr Louise Reid | Human Geography (General) | 01 October 2013

With growing concerns about climate change and energy security, how we use energy in the uk is receiving more attention than ever before. The way in which we use energy in our homes has been at the forefront of this attention given recent high-profil ...

Patterns of scottish portfolio foreign investment 1860-1914

Mr Christopher Schmitz | Economic and Social History | 01 October 1990

In the half century before the first world war, investors residing in scotland appear to have made an increasingly important contribution to britains position as the worlds leading capital-exporting nation. In the absence of concrete data, economic h ...

Environmental security environmental diplomacy & the un environmental programme

Dr Imber | Political Science and International Relations | 01 August 1990

Since the stockholm conference of 1971 first highlighted the issues, the international community has been slow to develop appropriate diplomatic machinery to cope with what are increasingly international environmental problems. The un environmental p ...

Sustainability in management of scottish semi-natural woodlands 1600-1900

Prof Smout | Economic and Social History | 01 January 1994

Application abstract: the history of forests in the scottish highlands is an emotive subject. It is often assumed that before 1600 the original woodland cover had suffered only minor inroads, but that the great onslaught of outside forces reduced the ...

Industrial relations and the scottish cotton industry: 1850- 1914

Dr Knox | Economic and Social History | 01 January 1990

Abstract: research into the development of the scottish cotton industry during the period c. 1850-1914 was stimulated by current concerns regarding the decline of britains manufacturing base. It was felt that the experie ...

Peaceful lifestyles in post-industrial britain:

Dr Riches | Social Anthropology | 01 June 1989

Over the next few decades community life-style in britain is likely to become increasingly diverse. Experimentation with alternative ways of organising social affairs may be expected, thanks to increased leisure time, more home-based working and, ab ...

The value of lives for environmental assessment

Prof Broome | Economics | 01 June 1998

The value of human life is an important component of environmental assessment. For example, global warming may be expected to cause half-a-million or more deaths each year, chiefly through tropical diseases. This is a major harm that must be taken in ...

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