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  • Developing and enhancing biodiversity monitoring programmes : a collaborative assessment of priorities 

    Pocock, Michael J. O.; Newson, Stuart E.; Henderson, Ian G.; Peyton, Jodey; Sutherland, William J.; Noble, David G.; Ball, Stuart G.; Beckmann, Björn C.; Biggs, Jeremy; Brereton, Tom; Bullock, David J.; Buckland, Stephen T.; Edwards, Mike; Eaton, Mark A.; Harvey, Martin C.; Hill, Mark O.; Horlock, Martin; Hubble, David S.; Julian, Angela M.; Mackey, Edward C.; Mann, Darren J.; Marshall, Matthew J.; Medlock, Jolyon M.; O'Mahony, Elaine M.; Pacheco, Marina; Porter, Keith; Prentice, Steve; Procter, Deborah A.; Roy, Helen E.; Southway, Sue E.; Shortall, Chris R.; Stewart, Alan J. A.; Wembridge, David E.; Wright, Mark A.; Roy, David B. (2015-06) - Journal article
    Biodiversity is changing at unprecedented rates, and it is increasingly important that these changes are quantified through monitoring programmes. Previous recommendations for developing or enhancing these programmes focus ...
  • Does having a migrant parent reduce the risk of undernutrition for children who stay behind in South-East Asia? 

    Graham, Elspeth; Jordan, Lucy Porter (2013-12) - Journal article
    Many parents from South-East Asia who go overseas to work are motivated by a desire to secure a better future for their children, yet the health consequences for children who stay behind are poorly understood. This study ...
  • Does migration make you happy? A longitudinal study of internal migration and subjective well-being 

    Nowok, Beata; Van Ham, Maarten; Findlay, Allan MacKay; Gayle, Vernon (2013) - Journal article
    The majority of quantitative studies on the consequences of internal migration focus almost exclusively on the labour-market outcomes and the material well-being of migrants. We investigate whether individuals who migrate ...
  • Does pain predict frailty in older men and women? : findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) 

    Wade, Katie F; Marshall, Alan; Vanhoutte, Bram; Wu, Frederick C W; O'Neill, Terence W; Lee, David M (2016-11-11) - Journal article
    BACKGROUND: Pain has been suggested to act as a stressor during aging, potentially accelerating declines in health and functioning. Our objective was to examine the longitudinal association between self-reported pain and ...
  • Does rising crime lead to increasing distress? Longitudinal analysis of a natural experiment with dynamic objective neighbourhood measures 

    Astell-Burt, Thomas Edward; Feng, Xiaoqi; Kolt, Gregory S.; Jalaludinf, Bin (2015) - Journal article
    Identifying ‘neighbourhood effects’ to support widespread beliefs that where we live matters for our health remains a major challenge due to the reliance upon observational data. In this study we reassess the issue of local ...
  • East side story : historical pollution and persistent neighborhood sorting 

    Heblich, Stephan; Trew, Alex; Zylberberg, Yanos (University of St Andrews, 2016-11-01) - Working or discussion paper
    Why are the East sides of former industrial cities like London or New York poorer and more deprived? We argue that this observation is the most visible consequence of the historically unequal distribution of air pollutants ...
  • Encountering misrecognition : being mistaken for being Muslim 

    Hopkins, Peter; Botterill, Katherine; Sanghera, Gurchathen; Arshad, Rowena (2017-02-28) - Journal article
    Exploring both debates about misrecognition and explorations of encounters, this paper focuses upon the experiences of ethnic and religious minority young people who are mistaken for being Muslim in Scotland. We explore ...
  • Ethnic differences in realising desires to leave urban neighbourhoods 

    Boschman, Sanne; Kleinhans, Reinout; van Ham, Maarten (2016-08-09) - Journal article
    Selective mobility into and out of urban neighbourhoods is one of the main driving forces of segregation. Earlier research has found group differences in who wants to leave or who leaves certain types of neighbourhoods. A ...
  • The ethnic dimensions of suburbanisation in Estonia 

    Tammaru, T.; van Ham, M.; Leetmaa, K.; Kährik, A.; Kamenik, K. (2013-05-01) - Journal article
    Large-scale suburbanisation is a relatively recent phenomenon in East Central Europe and is responsible for major socio-spatial changes in metropolitan areas. Little is known about the ethnic dimensions of suburbanisation, ...
  • Ethnic minority-majority unions in Estonia 

    van Ham, Maarten; Tammaru, Tiit (2011-08) - Journal article
    Ethnic minority-majority unions-also referred to as mixed ethnic unions-are often seen as the ultimate evidence of the integration of ethnic minorities into their host societies. We investigated minority-majority unions ...
  • Ethno-Political effects of suburbanization in the Vilnius urban region : an analysis of voting behavior 

    Ubarevičienė, Rūta; Burneika, Donatas; Ham, Maarten van (2015) - Journal article
    We use electoral data to analyze the ethno-political consequences that may arise from the fact that the region surrounding the city of Vilnius is dominated by residents with a Polish identity, while those who move to the ...
  • Extrapolating cetacean densities to quantitatively assess human impacts on populations in the high seas 

    Mannocci, Laura; Roberts, Jason J.; Miller, David L.; Halpin, Patrick N. (2017-06-01) - Journal article
    As human activities expand beyond national jurisdictions to the high seas, there is an increasing need to consider anthropogenic impacts to species inhabiting these waters. The current scarcity of scientific observations ...
  • Factors shaping workplace segregation between natives and immigrants 

    Strömgren, M.; Tammaru, T.; Danzer, A.M.; van Ham, M.; Marcińczak, S.; Stjernström, O.; Lindgren, U. (2014-04) - Journal article
    Research on segregation of immigrant groups is increasingly turning its attention from residential areas toward other important places, such as the workplace, where immigrants can meet and interact with members of the ...
  • Fertility by birth order among the descendants of immigrants in selected European countries 

    Kulu, Hill; Hannemann, Tina; Pailhé, Arianne; Neels, Karel; Krapf, Sandra; González-Ferrer, Amparo; Andersson, Gunnar (2017-03) - Journal article
    This study investigates the childbearing patterns of the descendants of immigrants in six European countries, with a focus on women whose parents arrived in Europe from high-fertility countries. While the fertility levels ...
  • ‘Flexible’ workers for ‘flexible’ jobs? The labour market function of A8 migrant labour in the UK 

    McCollum, David; Findlay, Allan MacKay (2015-06) - Journal article
    There is considerable academic and policy interest in how immigrants fare in the labour markets of their host economy. This research is situated within these debates and explores the nexus between migrant labour and segmented ...
  • Following people through time : an analysis of individual residential mobility biographies 

    Coulter, Rory Christopher; Van Ham, Maarten (2013) - Journal article
    The life course framework guides us towards investigating how dynamic life course careers affect residential mobility decision-making and behaviour throughout long periods of individual lifetimes. However, most longitudinal ...
  • Geographical variations in fertility and transition to second and third birth in Britain 

    Fiori, Francesca; Graham, Elspeth; Feng, Zhiqiang (2013) - Journal article
    Geographical variations in fertility have been observed within several countries in Northern Europe, with higher fertility in rural areas, smaller settlements and city suburbs. However, the processes underlying such fertility ...
  • The global financial crisis and neighborhood decline 

    Zwiers, Merle; Bolt, Gideon; Van Ham, Maarten; Van Kempen, Ronald (2016-01-13) - Journal article
    Neighborhood decline is a complex and multidimensional process. National and regional variations in economic and political structures (including varieties in national welfare state arrangements), combined with differences ...
  • Household changes and diversity in housing consumption at older ages in Scotland 

    Fiori, Francesca; Graham, Elspeth; Feng, Zhiqiang (2017-09-11) - Journal article
    This paper contributes to understanding housing adjustments in later life by investigating the role of four key lifecourse transitions experienced by older individuals and their households, namely changes in health, ...
  • Human impact on an island ecosystem : pollen data from Sandoy, Faroe Islands 

    Lawson, Ian T.; Edwards, Kevin J.; Church, Mike J.; Newton, Anthony J.; Cook, Gordon T.; Gathorne-Hardy, Freddy J.; Dugmore, Andrew J. (2008-06) - Journal article
    Aim To investigate the form and dynamics of ecosystems on an isolated island in the North Atlantic before human settlement in the first millennium AD, and the effects of human activities thereafter. Location The island of ...