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Degree Apprentices’ Lockdown Survey: Reflections on working and studying from home

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., & Fabian, K. (2021)
Degree Apprentices’ Lockdown Survey: Reflections on working and studying from home. In SRHE International Conference on Research into Higher Education
During the first UK lockdown period, degree apprentices in two universities in Scotland were invited to complete a short qualitative survey with their reflections on starting...

How are we positioning degree apprenticeships? Analysis of adverts

Conference Proceeding
Fabian, K., Taylor-Smith, E., & Smith, S. (2021)
How are we positioning degree apprenticeships? Analysis of adverts. In SRHE International Conference on Research into Higher Education
Degree apprentices are recruited by employers, rather than universities, reflecting their status as paid employees, first and foremost. This study analysed job adverts for IT ...

Transparadigming or Methodological Promiscuity: Analysing the verbal, the visual and the digital in Applied Linguistics research

Presentation / Conference
Victoria, M. (2021, September)
Transparadigming or Methodological Promiscuity: Analysing the verbal, the visual and the digital in Applied Linguistics research. Paper presented at Doing Research in Applied Linguistics 4, Online
The aim of this presentation is to show how moving across, beyond and through disciplinary boundaries and methodological approaches can open up new ways of seeing and knowing ...

Conclusion: Interculturality and the English Language Classroom—Intercultural Approaches and Moving Forward

Book Chapter
Sangiamchit, C., & Victoria, M. (2021)
Conclusion: Interculturality and the English Language Classroom—Intercultural Approaches and Moving Forward. In M. Victoria, & C. Sangiamchit (Eds.), Interculturality and the English Language Classroom (283-294). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-76757-0
This chapter highlights the major issues and practical approaches of interculturality in English language teaching. It also sums up the lessons learnt from the contributions t...

Introduction: Interculturality and the English Language Classroom

Book Chapter
Victoria, M., & Sangiamchit, C. (2021)
Introduction: Interculturality and the English Language Classroom. In M. Victoria, & C. Sangiamchit (Eds.), Interculturality and the English Language Classroom (1-23). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-76757-0_1
This chapter explores the notion of interculturality and how it can be effectively integrated in the teaching of English as a foreign/second language. English, the undisputed ...

Toilet Graffiti: Philosophy, pornography or poetry

Exhibition / Performance
Victoria, M. (2021)
Toilet Graffiti: Philosophy, pornography or poetry. [The Fringe]. 11 August 2021. (Unpublished
This was a Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas performance during the Edinburgh Fringe.

Introducing the Psychological contract into Sales Education

Journal Article
Mackenzie, C. (2021)
Introducing the Psychological contract into Sales Education. International Journal of Sales Transformation, 7.3, 16-18
This is a discussion document about introducing students of sales education the benefits of the psychological contract. It explains the different types of business contracts ...

Strategic Talent Management In The Hospitality Industry

Book Chapter
Garavan, T., Matthews-Smith, G., Marie Gill, A., & O’Brien, F. (2021)
Strategic Talent Management In The Hospitality Industry. In S. Jooss, R. Burbach, & H. Ruël (Eds.), Talent Management Innovations in the International Hospitality Industry (9-29). Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-80071-306-220211002
Purpose: Talent management and in particular strategic talent management (STM) has emerged as an important issue for hospitality organisations worldwide. In this chapter, we a...

A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships

Journal Article
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Fabian, K., Zarb, M., Paterson, J., Barr, M., & Berg, T. (2021)
A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships. Journal of Education and Work, 34(4), 488-503. https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080.2021.1946494
This mixed-method study at six universities asked degree apprentices about their trajectories into the apprenticeship, to better understand the social mobility potential of ap...

Supporting and enhancing student agency in feedback processes: using a novel feedback tool in the creative industries

Presentation / Conference
Cochrane, R., & Firth, R. (2021, June)
Supporting and enhancing student agency in feedback processes: using a novel feedback tool in the creative industries. Paper presented at Assessment in Higher Education (AHE) Conference 2020, Manchester
This paper focuses on students’ use of a novel programme-focused feedback tool we have developed and utilised across Product Design at Edinburgh Napier University. In the cont...
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Let's Play Wester Hailes: Community Produced Video Games of Edinburgh

2021 - 2022
This project aims to engage children and young people with the computer games industry. Working with WHALE Arts we will build games and upload them onto bespoke arcade machines. The games created wi...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £25,708

Measuring Quality in Initial Teacher Education

2020 - 2022
The MQuITE project seeks to involve all stakeholders in the development of a contextually appropriate means of measuring quality in initial teacher education in Scotland. It engages with both literatu...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £611

How are we positioning apprenticeships? A critical analysis of job adverts for degree apprentices

2020 - 2021
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

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Illuminating the importance of craftsmanship in compassionate caring and facilitating its development in student nurses

2020 - 2021
This thesis provides a critical reflection on my original contributions to knowle...
Associate Professor Liz Adamson | Director of Studies: Prof Kay Sambell | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

Interaction and participation: investigating the impact of mobile technologies on screen-based industries and audiences

2020 - date
James Blake | Director of Studies: Dr Kirsten MacLeod | Second Supervisor: Prof Chris Atton

Can we utilise nursing students’ experiences of sexualised popular culture to enhance their undergraduate sexual health education?

2019 - date
Ms Avril Hendry | Director of Studies: Prof Alison Machin | Second Supervisor: Dr Mandy Winterton

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 Claire Kydonaki

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 into the identification of wound infections by nurses

2015 - date
Ailsa Sharp | Director of Studies: Dr Catherine Mahoney | Second Supervisor: Dr Clare Taylor

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

2015 - 2020
An investigation of perceptions of work base...
Lynn Waterston | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Dr Matthew Dutton

A journey that motivates: Discovering the associate student experience

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

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

Assessing and addressing unmet needs in people affected by brain tumours

2013 - date
Ms Janyne Afseth | Director of Studies: Prof Lis Neubeck | Second Supervisor: Dr Carol Gray Brunton
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Dr Zack Moir Elected to the Board of Directors of the Prestigious Association for Popular Music Education

26 June 2019
Dr Zack Moir from Music has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Popular Music Education, which is an international organisation with a mission to promote and advance...

University Academic Publishes New Edited Volume on Popular Music Education

3 April 2019
Dr Zack Moir, lecturer in music, has just published his new edited volume ’The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices’, which features chapters from three other mem...

Music students take on trans-atlantic music composition project with students in New Jersey

28 January 2019
Zack Moir and Bryden Stillie from music have, in collaboration with Andy Krikun from Bergen Community College in New Jersey, USA, launched an international songwriting/composition project. Each of the...

Student nurses stage play on woman in mental health crisis

3 November 2017
Student nurses at Edinburgh Napier University are staging a play based on the traumatic experiences of a young woman in mental health crisis to highlight the importance of bringing health and social c...

Lecturer in Music is Editor of Recently 'Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education'

24 January 2017
Dr Zack Moir from music is one of the editors of the recently published 'Routledge Research Handbook of Popular Music Education', which is a new edited volume containing contributions from a wide rang...

Visiting Fellow, Professor Ganesan Kannbiran and Sally Smith win funding for business incubator study

20 April 2016
Visiting Fellow, Professor Ganesan Kannbiran and Sally Smith win funding for business incubator study
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