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Iain MacLeod
Title: Dr
First Name: Iain
Surname: MacLeod
Position: Lecturer
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Duties and Responsibilities

Dr Iain MacLeod is a lecturer in Strategy and Policy. He teaches on various aspects of strategy and public policy, and has led the research component of several projects over the past ten years, including several focussing specifically upon skills in the oil and gas industry. He has published widely, including consultancy reports, conference papers, journal articles and book chapters on skills use in the oil and gas industry, autonomous working, Scottish devolution, and the theory and practice of institutional design and change.

Teaching responsibilities include the following modules:

-      International Organisations

-      Globalisation

-      Management Studies for Law

-      Strategic Analysis for the Energy Sector

-      Management Concepts

Research Interests

Research interests include the following:

-      Participatory / deliberative democracy

-      Devolution

-      Oil and gas employment / economics

-      Strategic management

-      Skills utilisation

-      Political representation

-      Social marginalisation

External / Professional Roles

Editorial Board, Aberdeen Citizens’ Panel

Political Studies Association (PSA)

PSA Specialist Group on Participatory and Deliberative Democracy

European Consortium for Political Research Standing Groups on:

-      Participation and Mobilization

-      Parliaments

-      Democratic Innovations

-      Comparative Political Institutions

Other

Reviewer for International Journal of Public Administration.

Publications

Journal Articles

Halpin, D; MacLeod, I and McLaverty, P (2012) ‘Committee Hearings of the Scottish Parliament: Evidence-Giving and Policy Learning’ in Journal of Legislative Studies, 18 (1) pp.1-20.

McLaverty, P and MacLeod, I (2012) ‘Civic Participation in the Scottish Parliament Committees’ in International Journal of Public Administration, 35 (7) pp.458-470.

Book Chapters

Pedersen, S; Baxter, G; Burnett, S; MacLeod, I; Göker, A; Heron, M; Isaacs, J; Elyan, E and Kaliciak, L (2015) ‘Twitter Response to Televised Political Debates in Election 2015’ in D Jackson and E Thorsen (Eds.) UK Election Analysis 2015: Media, Voters and the Campaign. Bournemouth: Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community / Political Studies Association. 

Halpin, D; Baxter, G and MacLeod, I (2012) ‘Multiple Arenas, Multiple Populations: Counting Organized Interests in Scottish Public Policy’ in D Halpin & G Jordan (Eds.) The Scale of Interest Organization in Democratic Politics. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

Online Articles

Baxter, G; Tait, L; McLaverty, P and MacLeod, I (2015) The Independence Referendum Shows That Young People Can Be Mobilized Politically Given the Right Circumstances. Democratic Audit UK. 

MacLeod, I (2014) Revisiting the CSG: Public Participation in the Scottish Parliament. The Participatory and Deliberative Democracy Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association. 

Frondigoun, E; MacLeod, I and Smith, R (2013) Police at School: From Suspicion to Success. The Conversation.

Funded Research Reports

McLaverty, P; MacLeod, I; Tait, E and Baxter, G (2015) New Radicals: Digital Engagement in Post-Referendum Scotland. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

MacLeod, I (2010 – 2014) Citizens’ Panel Report for Aberdeen Community Planning Partnership, 19th – 30th Citizens’ Panel. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Frondigoun, L; Smith, R and MacLeod, I (2013) The Scottish Campus Officer: Past, Present and Future. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research.

Gibbons-Wood, D and MacLeod, I (2012) Autonomous Working in the Oil and Gas Industry. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Gibbons-Wood, D and MacLeod, I (2012) Maximising the Impact of Skills in the Oil and Gas Industry – Report on Evaluation of Pilots. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Gibbons-Wood, D and MacLeod, I (2011) Oil and Gas Industry Labour Market Intelligence Study. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Gibbons-Wood, D; MacLeod, I and Tait, E (2010) Maximising the Impact of Skills in the Oil and Gas Industry. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Reynolds, D; Nichol, J; La Velle, L; Gunraj, J; Goulborn, J; Iji, N; Parkinson, G; Sutton, C & MacLeod, I (2009) Aiming Higher: the Plymouth and Peninsula Tri-Level Model for School/HE Links. Plymouth: University of Plymouth.

Southern, R; Bell, L; MacLeod, I and Binysh, K (2009) Combined Universities in Cornwall Perceptions Study. Plymouth: Plymouth University.

Southern, R; MacLeod, I; Clayden, J & Sutton, C (2009) Addressing Current and Future Business Support Requirements in SMEs. Plymouth: University of Plymouth.

Doctoral Thesis

MacLeod, I (2009)          Youth Participation and the Scottish Parliament: Accessibility and Participation for Children and Young People. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Available online at: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk/handle/10059/508

Conference Papers

MacLeod, I and McLaverty, P (2015) New Radicals: Digital Engagement in Post-Referendum Scotland. Paper presented to the Communities & Culture Network+ (CCN+) Annual Conference, University of Leeds.

MacLeod, I (2014) The Impact of Electoral Outcomes on Public Participation in Policy-Making. Paper presented to the ECPR General Conference, University of Glasgow.

MacLeod, I (2014) Autonomous Working in the Oil and Gas Industry. Presentation to the 2nd Annual Oil & Gas HR Forum, Vienna.

MacLeod, I (2010) Business as Usual: the Representation and Participation of Marginalised Interests in the Scottish Parliament. Paper presented to the Political Studies Association’s Participatory & Deliberative Democracy Specialist Group, Glasgow Caledonian University.

Halpin, D and MacLeod, I (2010) Who Gives Evidence to Scottish Parliament Committees? Paper presented at the Political Studies Association Conference, University of Edinburgh.

MacLeod, I (2009) The Scottish Parliament and Public Participation: Theory and Practice. Paper presented at the Political Studies Association Conference, University of Manchester.

McLaverty, P and MacLeod, I (2009) Public Participation and Scottish Parliament Committees. Paper presented at the ‘Scotland: Ten Years On’ Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University.

MacLeod, I (2007) Youth Participation and the Scottish Parliament: New Politics for a New Generation. Paper presented at the ECPR General Conference, University of Pisa.

MacLeod, I (2005) Equal Opportunities, Participation and the Scottish Parliament. Paper presented at the CASS ‘Moving Forward’ Conference, University of Aberdeen.