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Optimising the continuity experiences of student midwives: an integrative review

Journal Article
Moncrieff, G., MacVicar, S., Norris, G., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (in press)
Optimising the continuity experiences of student midwives: an integrative review. Women and Birth, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2020.01.007
Background: In several countries, midwifery students undertake continuity of care experiences as part of their pre-registration education. This is thought to enable the develo...

We are NOT Neutral: A Freirean Critique of (Popular) Music in Higher Education

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2020, January)
We are NOT Neutral: A Freirean Critique of (Popular) Music in Higher Education
2018 saw the 50th anniversary of the publication of Paulo Freire’s book ‘Pedagogy of the Oppressed’, which has become an important text that has influenced many progressive ed...

Multiple Impact Pathways Of The 2015-16 El Niño In Coastal Kenya

Journal Article
Fortnam, M., Sheen, K., Brown, K., Chaigneau, T., Huxam, M., Gwaro, K., …Kirui, B. K. (in press)
Multiple Impact Pathways Of The 2015-16 El Niño In Coastal Kenya. AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment,
The 2015-2016 El Niño had large impacts globally. The effects were not as great as anticipated in Kenya, however, leading some commentators to call it a 'non-event'. Our study...

An Implementation of the UTAUT Model for Understanding Students’ Perceptions of Learning Management Systems: A Study Within Tertiary Institutions in Saudi Arabia

Journal Article
Alshehri, A., Rutter, M. J., & Smith, S. (2019)
An Implementation of the UTAUT Model for Understanding Students’ Perceptions of Learning Management Systems: A Study Within Tertiary Institutions in Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 17(3), 1-24. https://doi.org/10.4018/IJDET.2019070101
The rapid growth of e-learning around the globe is inspiring various academic institutions to adopt it. Uptake is motivated by convincing benefits such as flexibility, accessi...

SDG 14: Life Below Water - Impacts On Mangroves

Book Chapter
Friess, D. A., Aung, T. T., Huxham, M., Lovelock, C., Mukherjee, N., & Sasmito, S. (2019)
SDG 14: Life Below Water - Impacts On Mangroves. In G. Winkel, P. Pacheco, G. Galloway, C. J. Pierce Colfer, W. de Jong, & P. Katila (Eds.), Sustainable Development Goals: Their Impacts on Forests and People, (445-481). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108765015.016
The SDG14 targets cover more than 70 per cent of the planet, including the coastal zone, where a range of forest resources are located. In this chapter we investigate the pote...

Unlikely hikers? Activism, Instagram, and the queer mobilities of fat hikers, women hiking alone, and hikers of colour

Journal Article
Stanley, P. (in press)
Unlikely hikers? Activism, Instagram, and the queer mobilities of fat hikers, women hiking alone, and hikers of colour. Mobilities, https://doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2019.1696038
This paper investigates a nascent, primarily online community of so-called 'unlikely hikers', united in the premise that hiking is good for everyone's mental and physical heal...

Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction

Journal Article
Morrison-Beedy, D., Martin, C. H., Pow, J., & Elliott, L. (2019)
Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 30(6), 619-629. https://doi.org/10.1097/jnc.0000000000000095
Sexually transmitted infections, HIV, and unplanned pregnancy challenge the health of Scottish teens. We conducted focus groups with teens (ages 16-19 years) recruited from an...

The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural interventions at increasing adherence to physical activity in mental health populations: a systematic review

Journal Article
Snowden, A., Peddie, N., & Westbury, T. (in press)
The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural interventions at increasing adherence to physical activity in mental health populations: a systematic review. Advances in Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/18387357.2019.1684829
Objective: There is growing global evidence for stark inequalities in the physical health status and life-expectancy of people with a mental health diagnosis. In most cases, p...

An analysis of EHEA Business School: Approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances

Book
Harte, P. (2019)
An analysis of EHEA Business School: Approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances. Mauritius: LAP Lambert Academic Press
The purpose of this study is to investigate the motivations for international academic alliance development, the configuration of alliance networks and their sustained managem...

Editorial, JPAAP Vol 7, Issue 1 (2019)

Journal Article
Smart, F. (in press)
Editorial, JPAAP Vol 7, Issue 1 (2019). Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 7(1), https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v7i1.418
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How are we positioning apprenticeships? A critical analysis of job adverts for degree apprentices

2020 - 2020
The introduction of the degree apprenticeship presents opportunities for students to pursue a degree while working in paid positions relevant to their studies. Within this model, employers take an act...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £4,999

Innovation voucher Gamification

2019 - 2019
The project will produce recommendations for the application of gamification to the training product, informed by the company context, with a design led by the latest academic research in gamification...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,959

Secondary Glazing SME support

2018 - 2019
The project is designed to reduce material wastage, develop new surveying, and installation processes and develop a suite of new products (or sub-product types) that can be more readily applied to a s...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

How can we direct military veteran’s spouses to the most appropriate welfare organisations for their needs?

2018 - 2018
Undergrad vacation scholarship. Study includes online survey of spouses experiences of seeking help with issues arising from military service of partner, and levels of success and critique. Also a sys...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £2,500

Ocean Plastic: Developing a Model for localised Remanufacturing

2018 - 2019
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,988

An Exploratory Study of Designing and Developing a Core Physiology Curriculum for Pre-registration Nursing Education

2017 - 2019
This project aims to inform the creation of a discipline specific physiology core curriculum that is agreed by stakeholder groups vested in nursing and physiology education to clarify relevant physiol...
Funder: The Physiological Society | Value: £3,580

Supporting Recovery Through Integration: What Works? What Doesn’t?

2017 - 2017
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £703

Exploring brokerage activities between Life Science research and teaching communities in UK Higher Education Institutions

2017 - 2018
Teaching-focused academics in UK Life Science departments may experience anxiety about their continued ability to teach undergraduates at Honours level, and postgraduates at Masters and doctoral level...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £5,000

Developing entrepreneurial capabilities for the global labour market: A cross national study of IT students in the UK and Australia

2017 - 2018
The overarching aim of this study is to investigate how universities are preparing IT students for the global labour market. The focus of this study is entrepreneurship which is now given high priorit...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £1,656

Mobility grant with Ukrainian National Forestry University

2016 - 2017
British Council "Mobility Grant for Leadership Development Project". Funds visit by 6 persons from Ukraine to Edinburgh to seek potential collaborations in education and work based learning.
Funder: British Council | Value: £7,200

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A exploration of how mental health nurses learn to provide sexual health care

2019 - date
Ms Avril Hendry | Director of Studies: Dr Sarah Doyle | Second Supervisor: Dr Sally Brown

Beyond numbers and tasks: An ethnographic study exploring the work of district nursing teams and the impact this has on patients, carers, families and communities

2019 - date
Bruce Harper-McDonald | Director of Studies: Dr Janet Hanley | Second Supervisor: Dr Richard Kyle

Research grounded support of student learning in Higher Education: The importance of dialogue and subject embedded, contextualised language and content

2017 - 2018
Dr Kendall Richards | Director of Studies: Dr Colin Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof Sally Smith

An investigation of university and employer perceptions of barriers and enablers of work based learning (WBL) partnerships in the tourism sector in Scotland

2015 - date
An investigation of perceptions of work base...
Lynn Waterston | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Dr Matthew Dutton

Alternative routes, alternative identities: implications for student performance

2015 - date
Debbie Meharg | Director of Studies: Ms Alison Varey | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

An investigation into the identification of wound infections by nurses

2015 - date
Ailsa Sharp | Director of Studies: Dr Catherine Mahoney | Second Supervisor: Prof Graeme Smith

Journey into Higher Education: A study of postgraduate Indian students' experiences, as they make the educational journey, to a new teaching and learning environment in the UK

2014 - 2020
Pauline Gordon | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Lynch | Second Supervisor: Dr Gerardine Matthews-Smith

Holstic needs assessment in brain cancer

2013 - date
Ms Janyne Afseth | Director of Studies: Prof Lis Neubeck | Second Supervisor: Dr Carol Gray Brunton

Achieving service co-ordination in labour market activation : the influence of effective governance

2012 - 2017
Dr Vanesa Fuertes | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Dr Valerie Egdell

Leadership for the CIO: building capacity through applying leadership theory using frameworks

2012 - 2016
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Prof Sally Smith | Director of Studies: Mr Grant MacKerron | Second Supervisor: Dr Vaughan Ellis
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