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Role requirements in Academic Recruitment for Construction & Engineering

Journal Article
Pilcher, N., Galbrun, L., Craig, N., Murray, M., Forster, A., & Tennant, S. (in press)
Role requirements in Academic Recruitment for Construction & Engineering. European Journal of Engineering Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2020.1725451
Two ongoing and recurrent debates in the employment of academic staff are (1) how much industry experience should faculty staff have? and (2) what priority is given to researc...

Evaluating the key factors of green port policies in Taiwan through quantitative and qualitative approaches

Journal Article
Tseng, P., & Pilcher, N. (2019)
Evaluating the key factors of green port policies in Taiwan through quantitative and qualitative approaches. Transport Policy, 82, 127-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2018.12.014
This paper presents a holistic picture of the factors that affect green port policies through the use of both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Quantitatively, fuzzy an...

Revisiting the ‘third space’ in language and intercultural studies

Journal Article
Xiaowei Zhou, V., & Pilcher, N. (2019)
Revisiting the ‘third space’ in language and intercultural studies. Language and Intercultural Communication, 19(1), 1-8. doi:10.1080/14708477.2018.1553363
No abstract available.

How a view of language underpins approaches to supporting higher education students that facilitate neo-liberalism, and how to resist this

Journal Article
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2018)
How a view of language underpins approaches to supporting higher education students that facilitate neo-liberalism, and how to resist this. Power and Education, 175774381881180. doi:10.1177/1757743818811801
In this article we argue a particular view of language underpins approaches to supporting students in Higher Education, and that this view facilitates neoliberalism. Universit...

Music Generated Narratives: Elaborating the Da Capo Interview Technique

Journal Article
Cortazzi, M., Pilcher, N., & Jin, L. (2018)
Music Generated Narratives: Elaborating the Da Capo Interview Technique. Qualitative Report, 23(10),
Qualitative researchers draw on multiple, creative ways to elicit participant narratives. Our previous use of playing researcher-selected music to participants to elicit narra...

Western and Eastern Building Conservation Philosophies: Perspectives on Permanence and Impermanence

Journal Article
Forster, A. M., Thomson, D., Richards, K., Pilcher, N., & Vettese, S. (in press)
Western and Eastern Building Conservation Philosophies: Perspectives on Permanence and Impermanence. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, (1-16). ISSN 1558-3058
In this conceptual paper, we illuminate Western building conservation philosophy practice with insights into Eastern conservation philosophy and associated aesthetic understan...

Constructing English-medium instruction indicators in the shipping courses of Taiwan’s higher education

Journal Article
Tseng, P., Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2018)
Constructing English-medium instruction indicators in the shipping courses of Taiwan’s higher education. Maritime Business Review, https://doi.org/10.1108/mabr-07-2017-0020
English is a common language in the global shipping industry and many universities in non-English speaking countries in the world are now moving towards the use of English as ...

A holistic framework to embed good company practice for customer retention

Journal Article
McCrory, B., Pilcher, N., & McMillan, J. (2017)
A holistic framework to embed good company practice for customer retention. The TQM magazine, 29(2), 257-275. https://doi.org/10.1108/TQM-11-2015-0139
Purpose: To detail a holistic practice based guiding framework for improving customer retention, which helps companies instil a customer service culture through encouraging th...

What Is The ‘Academic Purpose’ Of ‘English’ In ‘English For Academic Purposes’?

Book Chapter
Pilcher, N., & Richards, K. (2017)
What Is The ‘Academic Purpose’ Of ‘English’ In ‘English For Academic Purposes’?. In L. Tuen Wong, & W. Lam Wong (Eds.), Teaching and Learning English for Academic Purposes: Current Research and PracticesNova Science Publishers
In this chapter, we suggest abandoning the current form of EAP for a form of EAP that is actively explorative of and taught within individual subject contexts. We argue that f...

‘Intercultural competence’ as an intersubjective process: a reply to ‘essentialism’

Journal Article
Zhou, V. X., & Pilcher, N. (2018)
‘Intercultural competence’ as an intersubjective process: a reply to ‘essentialism’. Language and Intercultural Communication, 18(1), 125-143. https://doi.org/10.1080/14708477.2017.1400510
In this paper, we problematise a competence-oriented reflective approach to intercultural education by drawing on four students’ reflective essays about their experiential lea...

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