‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’
Macfarlane, L. (2015)
‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’. Stellenbosch Law Review, 26(2), 424-442
This article addresses the right to life, survival and development, guaranteed to every child by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, article 6, within th...
Young People and e-Democracy: Creating a Culture of Participation
Masters, Z., Masters, Z., Macintosh, A., & Smith, E. (2004)
Young People and e-Democracy: Creating a Culture of Participation. In R. Traunmuller (Ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Electronic Government. , (15-22). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-30078-6_3
Research originally suggested that new technologies, particularly the Internet, provided a useful mechanism for engaging young people - an otherwise largely disenfranchised gr...
GCHQ Cyber Zone at Cheltenham Science Festival (Curator)
Exhibition / Performance
Kerr, G. GCHQ Cyber Zone at Cheltenham Science Festival (Curator)
[https://issuu.com/cheltenhamfestivals/docs/science_festival_2019_brochure]. 4 June 2019 - 9 June 2019. (Unpublished
Step into a fascinating digital world…come into the GCHQ Cyber Zone and see what it’s like to be a code cracker, ethical hacker and cyber security expert. Escape to cyber spac...
Creating big interest in non-interest Islamic finance
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2015)
Creating big interest in non-interest Islamic finance. Islamic Finance Review, 5(2), 40-43
At the first glance, the interest in Islamic finance seems growing at an impressive scale. The statistics reported in the media and academic literature are encouraging. Howeve...
The Theory of Uncertainty
Minhat, M. (2005)
The Theory of Uncertainty. Accountants Today, 18(6), 22-23
In the business world, accountants are perceived as individuals with high levels of competency in decision-making involving economic criterion of costs versus benefits, measur...
Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes.
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, C. F., & Smyth, M. (2018)
Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes. In SMSociety '18 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society, (178-186). https://doi.org/10.1145/3217804.3217910
In a UK city, various crocheted protest banners have appeared, containing political statements concerning planned developments in their locations. Photos of these banners are ...
Facilitating computing students' transition to higher education
Fabian, K., Taylor-Smith, E., Meharg, D., & Varey, A. (2019)
Facilitating computing students' transition to higher education. https://doi.org/10.1145/3351287.3351298
Students who progress to higher education from further education colleges are faced with academic, social, and logistical challenges during their transition. In general, they ...
Seeking Compassion in the Measured University: Generosity, Collegiality and Competition in Academic Practice
Caddell, M., & Wilder, K. (2018)
Seeking Compassion in the Measured University: Generosity, Collegiality and Competition in Academic Practice. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 6(3), 14-23
In the context of league tables, national student surveys and increasing competition for students and resources, measurement and comparison is an ever-present – and ever more ...
Graduate apprenticeships are great opportunities for individuals, but are they inclusive?
Presentation / Conference
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, S., & Varey, A. (2018, December)
Graduate apprenticeships are great opportunities for individuals, but are they inclusive?. Paper presented at Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Conference
Higher education-level apprenticeships can provide routes to university degrees for people without the financial resources for traditional degrees. In Scotland, the first coho...
From work-integrated learning to learning-integrated work: motivations and apprehensions of Graduate Apprentices
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, C., & Varey, A. (2018)
From work-integrated learning to learning-integrated work: motivations and apprehensions of Graduate Apprentices. In Proceedings of the 3rdInternational Research Symposium on Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education, Stuttgart, Germany, 199-207
Graduate Apprenticeship (GA) degrees bring new collaborations between universities and employers and new opportunities for apprentices—to gain a university degree, while also ...