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The psychology of face construction: Giving evolution a helping hand

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Frowd, C. D., Pitchford, M., Bruce, V., Jackson, S., Hepton, G., Greenall, M., …Hancock, P. J. B. (2011)
The psychology of face construction: Giving evolution a helping hand. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 25(2), 195-203. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.1662
Face construction by selecting individual facial features rarely produces recognisable images. We have been developing a system called EvoFIT that works by the repeated select...

Predict Your Child: a System to Suggest the Facial Appearance of Children

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Frowd, C. D., Bruce, V., Chang, H. Y., Plenderleith, Y., McIntyre, A. H., & Hancock, P. J. (2008)
Predict Your Child: a System to Suggest the Facial Appearance of Children. Journal of multimedia, 3(1), doi:10.4304/jmm.3.1.28-35
We have developed a novel software program called ‘Predict Your Child’ that, given photographs of potential parent faces, generates plausible looking children. The parent phot...

The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective

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Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R., & Robertson, P. (2017)
The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective. Information Research, 22(1),
Introduction. The paper presents a critical analysis of the extant literature pertaining to the networking behaviour of young jobseekers in both offline and online environment...

Preliminary findings on police custody delivery in the twenty-first century: Is it ‘good’ enough?

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Skinns, L., Wooff, A., & Sprawson, A. (2015)
Preliminary findings on police custody delivery in the twenty-first century: Is it ‘good’ enough?. Policing and Society, 27(4), 358-371. https://doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2015.1058377
Since the 1980s, police custody in England and Wales has seen the civilianisation and privatisation of key roles formerly performed by police officers and changes to how polic...

Oral versus written assessments: a test of student performance and attitudes

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Huxham, M., Campbell, F., & Westwood, J. (2012)
Oral versus written assessments: a test of student performance and attitudes. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 37(1), 125-136. https://doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2010.515012
Student performance in and attitudes towards oral and written assessments were compared using quantitative and qualitative methods. Two separate cohorts of students were exami...

The medium makes the message: Effects of cues on students' lecture notes

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Huxham, M. (2010)
The medium makes the message: Effects of cues on students' lecture notes. Active learning in higher education, 11(3), 179-188. https://doi.org/10.1177/1469787410379681
Previous work has shown that students’ notes often fail to record key facts and concepts. The relatively recent widespread adoption of PowerPoint slides and handouts might now...

Fast and effective feedback: are model answers the answer?

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Huxham, M. (2007)
Fast and effective feedback: are model answers the answer?. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 32(6), (601-611). doi:10.1080/02602930601116946. ISSN 0260-2938
Feedback to students is essential for effective learning, but there is little empirical information on what kind of feedback is best. This study compares student responses and...

Learning in lectures: Do ‘interactive windows’ help?

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Huxham, M. (2005)
Learning in lectures: Do ‘interactive windows’ help?. Active learning in higher education, 6(1), 17-31. https://doi.org/10.1177/1469787405049943
Many educational development resources recommend making conventional lectures more interactive. However, there is little firm evidence supporting either the acceptability (to ...

Assigning Students in Group Work Projects. Can We Do Better than Random?

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Huxham, M., & Land, R. (2000)
Assigning Students in Group Work Projects. Can We Do Better than Random?. Innovations in education and training international, 37(1), (17-22). doi:10.1080/135580000362043. ISSN 1355-8005
Group work projects are increasingly used in higher education, but there is little guidance on how best to allocate students to groups. If groups can be engineered to contain ...

Police legitimacy in context: an exploration of “soft” power in police custody in England

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Skinns, L., Rice, L., Sprawson, A., & Wooff, A. (2017)
Police legitimacy in context: an exploration of “soft” power in police custody in England. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 40(3), 601-613. https://doi.org/10.1108/PIJPSM-06-2016-0077
For the most part, the procedural justice model has been found to generalise across different social groups and social contexts in the Anglo-American world (e.g. Jackson et al...