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From placement to academic meltdown. A qualitative study of student experience in the transition from third year placement back to fourth year academic study (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Pirie, T., & McNicholas, C. (2015, June). From placement to academic meltdown. A qualitative study of student experience in the transition from third year placement back to fourth year academic study. Paper presented at International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education

Placements perform a valuable role in enhancing discipline-relevant skill sets, improving confidence and making students more employable. A declining trend in placement uptake may be due to problems experienced with the transition back into universit... Read More about From placement to academic meltdown. A qualitative study of student experience in the transition from third year placement back to fourth year academic study.

Institutional trust and the financial adviser (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Poole, A. (2014, September). Institutional trust and the financial adviser. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference 2014 Belfast

This explorative qualitative study examines and identifies the components and structure of ‘institution based’ or ‘system’ trust in the context of the relationship between a UK consumer and their financial adviser against the background of the 2008 f... Read More about Institutional trust and the financial adviser.

Agencies and Clients – a very special relationship 1 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Hughes, T., & Vafeas, M. (2014, July). Agencies and Clients – a very special relationship 1

Findings from Hughes and Vafeas first stage of research on marketing agencies and clients.

Olympic discourses and mediations: The Sun Newspaper and the London Olympic Bid Committee (2013)
Book Chapter
Mackay, C. (2013). Olympic discourses and mediations: The Sun Newspaper and the London Olympic Bid Committee. In P. Drummond (Ed.), The London Reader 1: Papers from the First Annual London Studies Conference in 2011The London Symposium

Drawing on Michel Foucault's concept of discourse, this paper discusses how journalistic discourses and practices and those of the London Olympic Bid Committee worked in tandem to influence readers of the UK newspaper with the greatest readership to... Read More about Olympic discourses and mediations: The Sun Newspaper and the London Olympic Bid Committee.

Events and volunteerism (2013)
Book Chapter
McPherson, G., McGillivray, D., Mackay, C., & Murray, A. (2013). Events and volunteerism. In P. Robinson, R. Finkel, D. McGillivray, & G. McPherson (Eds.), Research Themes for Events, 31-43. CABI

This chapter provides a review of literature relating to sports event volunteering. A case study of research on the volunteers that travelled to Delhi from Scotland to take part in a mass cast at the flag handover ceremony at the 2010 Commonwealth G... Read More about Events and volunteerism.

"Back the Bid": The London Olympic Bid Committee and the Sun newspaper (2012)
Journal Article
Mackay, C. (2012). "Back the Bid": The London Olympic Bid Committee and the Sun newspaper. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 36(4), 410-421. https://doi.org/10.1177/0193723512455922

This article explores how the London Olympic Bid Committee (LOBC) sought to gain the popular support required for London's bid for the 2012 Olympic Games by attempting to influence the journalists of the U.K. newspaper with the greatest readership to... Read More about "Back the Bid": The London Olympic Bid Committee and the Sun newspaper.

Delhi Flag Handover Ceremony 2010 volunteer project (2011)
Report
McGillivray, N., McPherson, G., Mackay, C., & Murray, A. (2011). Delhi Flag Handover Ceremony 2010 volunteer project

The Delhi Flag Handover Ceremony (DFHC) was a project delivered by Glasgow Life on behalf of the Glasgow 2014 Organising Committee. The Handover Ceremony took place towards the end of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and reflects the passing of r... Read More about Delhi Flag Handover Ceremony 2010 volunteer project.

Doing the doric: The institutionalization of regional language and culture in the north-east of Scotland (2001)
Journal Article
Knox, D. (2001). Doing the doric: The institutionalization of regional language and culture in the north-east of Scotland. Social and Cultural Geography, 2(3), 315-331. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649360120073888

The focus of this paper is on the practices and processes of joint action and knowledge, the performativity of language and the tracing of how particular items of rhetoric move, solidify and change. The paper illustrates the contingent factors that g... Read More about Doing the doric: The institutionalization of regional language and culture in the north-east of Scotland.

Getting the most out of your agency
Presentation / Conference
Hughes, T., & Vafeas, M. Getting the most out of your agency. Presented at Bristol Media and Business West Breakfast Meeting

Presentation and discussion of research to practitioners from Bristol Media and Business West.

Is the traditional agency model dead?
Presentation / Conference
Hughes, T., & Vafeas, M. Is the traditional agency model dead?. Presented at DMA Workshop

Presentation of research to Direct Marketing Association members.

Winning client commitment
Presentation / Conference
Hughes, T., & Vafeas, M. Winning client commitment. Presented at Design Business Association Meeting

Presentation of research to Design Business Association members.