North of Scotland

Study on North Sea workers safety wins award

May 17, 2018

A ground-breaking study to ensure North Sea workers were able to escape from helicopter windows has been recognised with a prestigious award. Robert Gordon University (RGU), along with Step Change in Safety, carried out the research in 2015, measuring the shoulder-width of the 75,000-strong offshore workforce. To read more go to Energy Voice.  


How social media has transformed how we respond to national tragedy

May 23, 2017

In the days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York, hand-made posters could be seen pinned to walls and lamp posts throughout the city begging passers-by for information on missing people. Today we once again see such messages – but now they are on social media.