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  1. 19, September, 2014 Yes voters dominate #indyref hashtag on Twitter in last hours of polling

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    Supporters of Scottish independence were slower in taking to Twitter to proclaim which way they voted today but dominated the neutral hashtag #indyref in the last few hours of polling, researchers at RGU have found.  

  2. 18, September, 2014 Do No voters get up earlier than Yessers?

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    Research conducted during the Scottish independence referendum polling day by academics at RGU) suggest that No voters were out in force early in the day, with a later start for Yes supporters.  

  3. 18, September, 2014 Morning Twitter sample gives Yes the lead, say RGU researchers

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    Analysis of a Twitter sample taken this morning shows 54% of tweeters saying they voted yes in the Scottish independence referendum, researchers at RGU have found.  

  4. 18, September, 2014 Cutting edge midwifery film to be screened at RGU

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    A new film which examines how modern midwifery could be interfering with critical biological processes wil be screened at Robert Gordon University this weekend.  

  5. 17, September, 2014 RGU academics to monitor voting intention on Twitter

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    A team of academics at RGU will investigate whether Twitter can be used to predict the outcome of the Scottish independence referendum on polling day.  

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