The research explores the evidence on the aspirations and insularity of local residents, and on the links between qualifications, training and employability.
Summary of main findings from study of the procedures of Valuation Appeals Committees. The research focused on the experiences of unrepresented appellants.
This work was commissioned to inform understanding of the role of small shops and their contribution to the retail industry in Scotland.
This report reviews the Neighbour Notification Scheme whereby an applicant seeking planning permission must inform people of plans and give an opportunity for representation to be made.
This research was commissioned by The Scottish Office Development Department to establish a clearer picture of the nature of current opencast coal operations.
This research reviews the use of The Planning and Compensation Act 1991 which provided new and improved powers for the enforcement of planning control.
This is a summary of a report in the 'Right to Buy' re-sales in Scotland.
The Scottish Office commissioned a survey to determine public knowledge of and attitudes to sustainable development and to explore public reactions to the dilemmas posed by it.
This study assesses the experience of tenants and staff who have transferred from public housing. It is based on interviews with 1000 tenants involved in 10 transfers.
Crime surveys are a well established means of collecting information about the nature and extent of certain crimes experienced by individuals and households during the previous year.
The Scottish Road Safety Campaign (SRSC) launched a nationwide television commercial entitled "Cars Kill" in 1993. This is an evaluation on that campaign.
The aim of this report was to evaluate how effective leafleting campaigns are in making people more aware of road safety issues.
This research study of the Impact of the Gyle upon the 15 principal centres and free-standing superstores within the Gyle's catchment.
The initiatives were aimed at increasing the populations' awareness of the vulnerability of elderly pedestrians.
The main element of this work was a detailed statistical analysis relating casualty rates to possible causal factors.
The study developed a model to enable the propensity to speed to be estimated for various driver types on different roads at different times.
The purpose of this research was to examine the usage of the compensation order in Scotland, and to ascertain the views of victims and offenders on its use.
This report is an evaluation of recent theatre tours as a method of providing road safety education to school children.
This research attempted to use contact-recontact methods to provide better information about roofless people in Scotland.
This study, carried out in 1994-95, examines the Project's approach, procedures, clientele, and methods of assessing risk.