Organization profile

Organisation profile

PolicyGrid is a research Node of the National Centre for e-Social Science (NCeSS). NCeSS is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to investigate how innovative and powerful computer-based infrastructure and tools developed over the past five years under the UK e-Science programme can benefit the social science research community. PolicyGrid involves a collaboration between computer scientists and social scientists at the University of Aberdeen, the Macaulay Institute (Aberdeen) and elsewhere in the UK.

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rural community Social Sciences
rural area Social Sciences
Chronic Pain Medicine & Life Sciences
Technology Medicine & Life Sciences
Telemedicine Medicine & Life Sciences
retirement Social Sciences
Rural Population Medicine & Life Sciences
digital divide Social Sciences

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Research Output 1995 2018

After Brexit: 10 key questions for rural policy in Scotland

Atterton, J., Copus, A., Glass, J., Liddon, A., de Lima, P., McCracken, D., Moxey, A., Philip, L. J., Shortall, S. & Shucksmith, M., Jan 2018, Newcastle University/ Rural Policy Centre SRUC. 17 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther Report

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Window to the Outside World: Digital technology to stimulate imaginative mobility for rural housebound older adults

Dowds, G. L., Philip, L. J., Currie, M. & Masthoff, J., 2018, Geographies of Transport and Ageing. Curl, A. & Musselwhite, C. (eds.). 1 ed. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 101-130 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Tales from a Small Island: Applying the ‘Path-Dependency’ Thesis to Explore Migration to a Remote Rural Community

Philip, L. J. & MacLeod, M., Jan 2018, In : Sociologia Ruralis. 58, 1, p. 147 - 170 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
rural community
household survey


Semantic grid tools for rural policy development

Edwards, P. (Creator), Mellish, C. (Creator), Farrington, J. (Creator), Preece, A. D. (Creator), UK Data Service, 14 Jan 2013


Trusted Tiny Things: Guidelines Draft Version

Beran, S. (Creator), University of Aberdeen, 2015


Activities 2011 2011

  • 1 Membership of peer review panel or committee

Programme Committee - Extended Semantic Web Conference 2012 (External organisation)

Pete Edwards (Participant)

Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

Press / Media

What the NHS can learn from the smartphone on data consent

Christopher Burnett & Edoardo Pignotti


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

Small businesses think smart to keep up with Amazon drones

Jennifer Ann Holden, Edoardo Pignotti & Liang Chen


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'