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Using shared reading to promote a sense of community – between 30,000 students, 10,000 staff and over 400+ miles.

Presentation / Conference
Baverstock, A. & Webster-Henderson, B. (2017, July)
Using shared reading to promote a sense of community – between 30,000 students, 10,000 staff and over 400+ miles. Presented at HEA Annual Conference 2017 - Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight, University of Manchester
Pre-arrival shared reading is currently flavour-of-the-month, with many universities actively considering involvement. How to frame the activity can be more contentious – shou...

Introduction - Reading and Writing in Prison

Journal Article
Schwan, A. (2011)
Introduction - Reading and Writing in Prison. Critical Survey, 23(3), 1-5. https://doi.org/10.3167/cs.2011.230301
No abstract available. Special issue of Critical Survey - Reading and Writing in Prison. Anne Schwan is guest editor.

Using reading diaries in independent learning.

Book
Wasson, S. (2014)
Using reading diaries in independent learning. In L. Thomson (Ed.), Compedium of effective practice in directed independent learning, 130-132. QAA HIgher Education Academy
Reading diaries (and optional ‘reading question’ diary prompts) are used to encourage year three English, and English and Film BA (Hons), students to develop their self-direct...

Reading lists at Edinburgh Napier University: Who, where, what, how, & why

Presentation / Conference
Ennis, L. (2018, June)
Reading lists at Edinburgh Napier University: Who, where, what, how, & why. Presented at The library at the heart of learning, teaching and research, Leiden University
This talk, delivered at the University of Leiden, discusses how staff at Edinburgh Napier University implemented an improved reading list management platform.

Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions

Journal Article
Baverstock, A., Steinitz, J., Webster-Henderson, B., Bryars, L., Cairncross, S., Ennis, L., …McLuckie, C. (2018)
Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions. Logos, 29(4), https://doi.org/10.1163/18784712-02904005
Seeking to improve student enrolment, engagement, and retention, Kingston University began a pre-arrival shared reading scheme in 2014–2015, sending a free book to every stude...

Numerical Evaluation of Lateral Spreading Displacements in layered soils

Presentation / Conference
Valsamis, A., Bouckovalas, G., & Dimitriadi, V. (2007, June)
Numerical Evaluation of Lateral Spreading Displacements in layered soils. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering
The seismic design of earthworks and foundations against liquefaction-induced lateral spreading requires knowledge of the associated maximum ground displacement and...

Beyond the global motion deficit hypothesis of developmental dyslexia: a cross-sectional study of visual, cognitive, and socio-economic factors influencing reading ability in children

Journal Article
Piotrowska, B., & Willis, A. (2019)
Beyond the global motion deficit hypothesis of developmental dyslexia: a cross-sectional study of visual, cognitive, and socio-economic factors influencing reading ability in children. Vision Research, 159, 48-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2019.03.007
Although primarily conceptualized as a disorder of phonological awareness, developmental dyslexia is often associated with broader problems perceiving and attending to transie...

The use of reading to improve student transition to university - and build the wider community. A case study within two universities

Presentation / Conference
Baverstock, A., & Ennis, L. (2017, September)
The use of reading to improve student transition to university - and build the wider community. A case study within two universities. Presented at Higher Education Institution Research
This workshop explores how two universities have collaborated to us pre-arrival shared reading to empower learners.

Are self-reported telemonitored blood pressure readings affected by end-digit preference: a prospective cohort study in Scotland

Journal Article
Parker, R. A., Paterson, M., Padfield, P., Pinnock, H., Hanley, J., Hammersley, V. S., …McKinstry, B. (2018)
Are self-reported telemonitored blood pressure readings affected by end-digit preference: a prospective cohort study in Scotland. BMJ Open, 8(1), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019431
Objective Simple forms of blood pressure (BP) telemonitoring require patients to text readings to central servers creating an opportunity for both entry error and manipulati...

Children's Reading Habits.

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2010, September)
Children's Reading Habits. Paper presented at Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, Oxford, UK
No abstract available.
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Reading & Writing in Prison

2010 - 2010
The first event of its kind in the UK, this conference on ‘Reading and Writing in Prison’ seeks to raise the profile of existing research and practice in relation to British prisons and facilitate new...
Funder: British Association of Victorian Studies | Value: £200

Scottish Readers Remember

2006 - 2010
The study of reading and reception as social phenomena is now central to our understanding of literature, history and culture. It has become an established field within Book History. Scottish Readers ...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £279,567

Convict Voices: Women & Prison Writing in the Long 19th Century

2011 - 2011
Convict Voices: Women & Prison Writing in the Long 19th Century investigates 19th century prison writing and other discursive spaces where convict voices could emerge. As prison populations are reachi...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £33,240

A normative theory of the information society

2006 - 2009
Information society studies has emerged as an important field of interdisciplinary research, illustrated by the success of The Information Society: An International Journal, and the newer British-base...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £19,168

Chronicling Empire: Scottish Albums in Colonial Southeast Asia

2017 - 2018
The proposed research project seeks to examine the ways colony-based photographers represented and celebrated the success of the colonial-based enterprises in Southeast Asian at the turn of the 20th c...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £7,446

A novel e-health resource to support patients and families in and after intensive care: spreading the word throughout NHS Scotland.

2017 - 2019
Our website evaluated extremely positively among patients, family members and clinicians in NHS Lothian and our model is unquestionably of utility Scotland-wide.The underpinning research and iterative...
Funder: Health Foundation | Value: £29,884

A novel website to support patients and families in and after Intensive Care; spreading improvement across NHS Lothian

2017 - 2018
In this project, we will spread the use of an innovative website, designed to support patients and family members in and after Intensive Care. We have already implemented the website at the Royal Infi...
Funder: The Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare | Value: £7,894