Literature review to compare delivery of criminal legal aid services by public defender or staff lawyer schemes in other jurisdictions.
Research to examine the careers and experiences of staff working in two Scottish local authorities.
This research was on the nature of car dependence and the possible implications of increasing the costs of car use.
This research provides a review of recent research literature and the guidance available to agencies.
This large study of records of 500 known child sex abusers in Scotland provides a better understanding of the nature and circumstances of child sex abuse.
The study of decision making was commissioned by The Scottish Office as part of a programme of research to evaluate the operation of the Scottish Children's Hearings system.
This study was undertaken to review those projects funded under the MISG.
Research programme evaluating the early implementation of the 1990 NHS & Community Care Act. It examined the contrasting models of care management & sought the perspectives of practitioners, users & carers.
Study of supply and retention of foster carers in Scotland
This research was commissioned to evaluate current practice with discretionary schemes with a view to producing good practice guidance for the implementation of future mandatory licensing.
Drawing on both quantitative and qualitative research, this study examined the extent and nature of witness intimidation in Strathclyde.
Study aimed to design and test measuring instruments which could be used to assess the competence of trainees and practitioners in their use of three specific physical restraint techniques.
This work was commissioned to provide advice on the design, content and implementation of a system to enable regular monitoring of retail development activity.
This research explored the patterns of welfare and mutual care of Pakistani elderly people and their families in Glasgow, with particular reference to use or lack of use of social work services.
This evaluates two pilot projects which were designed to provide independently verified information relating to the personal circumstances of bail applicants which would assist bail decisions.
The findings described here set out the views and perceptions of 130 newly qualified social workers in Scotland about their training and their first year in work.
The research was commissioned by The Scottish Office to review elements of the General Permitted Development Order (GPDO).
Research to identify the role of residential care in relation to other forms of child care provision.
The overall aims of the study were to identify gaps in current knowledge about the potential threats of E.coli 0157 to drinking water.
The aim of this study is to examine the process and outcomes of community-based throughcare.