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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    Research Output

    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

    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

    3 Citations (Scopus)

    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
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    10 Downloads (Pure)


    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), Pignotti, E. (Supervisor) & Edwards, P. (Supervisor), University of Aberdeen, 2015



    • 1 Membership of peer review panel or committee

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

    Pete Edwards (Participant)


    Activity: Membership (e.g. panels, networks, committees, etc.)Membership of peer review panel or committee

    Press / Media

    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'

    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'