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How does Term-time Paid Work Affect Higher Education Students’ Studies, and What can be Done to Minimise any Negative Effects?

Journal Article
McGregor, I. P. (2015)
How does Term-time Paid Work Affect Higher Education Students’ Studies, and What can be Done to Minimise any Negative Effects?. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 3(2), 3-14. https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v3i2.127
This study aims to investigate the effects of term-time paid work on undergraduate students’ studies and what can be done to minimise any negative effects. Two studies were co...

Framing the experiences of BME social work students within a narrative of Educating for a Culturally Diverse Workforce

Journal Article
Hillen, P., & Levy, S. (2015)
Framing the experiences of BME social work students within a narrative of Educating for a Culturally Diverse Workforce. Social Work Education, 34(7), 785-798. https://doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2015.1077215
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has noted that a higher percentage of black and minority ethnic (BME) students fail or take longer to complete their social work de...

Placement or practicalities? Barriers and disincentives to work experience, as reported by computing students

Presentation / Conference
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, S., & Smith, C. (2017, December)
Placement or practicalities? Barriers and disincentives to work experience, as reported by computing students. Paper presented at Society for Research Into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Conference, Newport, Wales
Having relevant work experience, such as a placement or internship, is valued by employers in the technology sector and can improve employment outcomes for computing graduates...

Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”

Journal Article
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Bacon, L., & Mackinnon, L. (2019)
Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 40(3), 324-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2018.1489219
A recent UK Government commissioned study found concerning levels of unemployment among computing students from disadvantaged, black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The study...

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

Journal Article
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 ...

Learning whilst working: perceptions on barriers and enablers to transfer of learning amongst part-time students on a professional MSc programme Education + Training

Journal Article
D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Barron, P. (2019)
Learning whilst working: perceptions on barriers and enablers to transfer of learning amongst part-time students on a professional MSc programme Education + Training. Education and Training, 61(2), 187-200. https://doi.org/10.1108/ET-04-2018-0098
Purpose The purpose of this study is to examine student-learner perceptions of benefits, barriers and enablers in learning whilst working, specifically focussing on learning t...

Development of an Integrated Curriculum for Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Social Work Students in Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Hislop, J., MacDonald, D., Yates, P., James, K., McLelland, C., Hillen, P., …McKay, E. (2019, May)
Development of an Integrated Curriculum for Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Social Work Students in Scotland. Poster presented at World Confederation for Physical Therapy, Geneva, Switzerland
Background: The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act (2014) came into effect in April 2016 bringing in integration of adult health and social care services in Scotland...

Measuring changes in groupworking skills in undergraduate students after employer involvement in group skill development

Journal Article
Laybourn, P., Goldfinch, J., Graham, J., MacLeod, L. & Stewart, S. (2001)
Measuring changes in groupworking skills in undergraduate students after employer involvement in group skill development. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education. 26, 367-380. ISSN 0260-2938
Examined changes in students' group skills before and after employer feedback and in students receiving and not receiving feedback, and the relationship between skill level an...

Inclusive Teaching and Learning Practice with articulating students (workshop)

Presentation / Conference
Fotheringham, J. (2014, September)
Inclusive Teaching and Learning Practice with articulating students (workshop). Paper presented at ELRAH Conference 2014, Edinburgh Napier University
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Making work placements workfor Scotland's students and employers.

Presentation / Conference
Caddell, M. & Smith, S. (2011, March)
Making work placements workfor Scotland's students and employers. Presented at QAA Enhancement Themes Conference, 2011, Edinburgh

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Can pay, should pay? a comparison of outcomes for paid and unpaid work opportunities for employers and students.

2012 - 2013
We have published the following papers:   Smith, C., Smith, S., Irving, C. 2013 Can pay? Should pay? A comparison of outcomes for paid and unpaid work opportunities for employers and students, HEA...
Funder: Higher Education Academy | Value: £6,066

Nursing student classes evaluation

2015 - 2016
To deliver ABI training to the following Nursing cohorts: Mental Health; Midwifery: Adult: Learning Disabilities: Child (Students will be 2nd/3rd year students prior to practice placements). • Train...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £3,943

Mountain Bike Coaching App

2013 - 2013
Dirt School are looking to develop their digital platform, and find new ways of teaching students. They have a requirement for a digital teaching solution that will use innovative video features to al...
Funder: Sporting Chance Initiative | Value: £5,000

Post Graduate Cyber Security (PGCS) symposium

2016 - 2016
This first international symposium on Post Graduate Cyber Security (PGCS) will bring together postgraduate research students working in cybersecurity areas. It is a forum for early researchers to pres...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £800

Beach sand as potential resevoirs of antibiotic resistant hospital pathogens

2015 - 2015
Students into Work Vacation Studentship 2015
Funder: Society of Applied Microbiology | Value: £2,100

A cross-cultural research proj to assist in the integration of Spanish Students into UK

2010 - 2013
This project will investigate the motivations to study and work in Edinburgh / UK and the experiences of Spanish-speaking students from South America
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £4,697

Nursing education: what can perspectives from the social sciences contribute

2015 - 2016
Nursing students care for people from very different backgrounds to their own both in placements during undergraduate training and throughout their careers. Caring for patients requires empathy: seein...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £4,743

Students into Work

2014 - 2014
Salmonella enterica is a leading cause of foodborne infection with a recent increase in the number of antibiotic resistant isolates. We propose a biotechnological approach to the development of novel ...
Funder: Society of Applied Microbiology | Value: £2,717

Swahili Seas

2010 - 2013
People living on the coast of East Africa are amongst the World's poorest. They rely heavily on local ecosystems for their livelihoods and security; for example mangrove forests provide them with fire...
Funder: Natural Environment Research Council | Value: £208,911

Work-life Balance in the UK and Japan

2004 - 2005
Pressures for economic growth coupled with sociological changes in the workforce have led many industrialized countries to adopt measures to facilitate balance between work and domestic responsibiliti...
Value: £1,000
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University Academics and Students Engage in Live Improvisation Over Networks at Prestigious International Conference

2 April 2019
Can a network performance be defined, planned and executed in 90 minutes? Teams of attendees and remote performers at the Network Performing Arts Production Workshop in Prague were tasked with creatin...

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...

Brutal or Beautiful: Edinburgh Napier team encourages different view of modernist buildings

6 July 2018
A team from Edinburgh Napier is encouraging members of the public to view brutalist architecture in a different light – through the use of music and design.

Professor Hazel Hall wins SICSA PhD Supervisor of the Year Silver Award 2017

12 January 2018
Professor Hazel Hall has won the SICSA PhD Supervisor of the Year Silver Award 2017

The Scottish Arts Club Celebrate the Talent of Edinburgh Napier Bachelor of Music Students

10 November 2017
Impressed by the musical talent of students on Edinburgh Napier's Bachelor of Music programme, the Scottish Arts Club launched the 'Napier Notes' series in September; a set of recitals aimed at showca...

Composers Katrina Burton, Kenneth Dempster and John Hails compose site-specific works for Edinburgh Doors Open Day

22 September 2017
Following her experience composing site-specific works for Open House Chicago, Katrina successfully pitched the idea of presenting new music at Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2017. Katrina, Kenneth and John...

Napier Big Read Finalist - 3rd Annual Herald Higher Education Awards, 2017

5 July 2017
Napier Big Read is Finalist in Campaign of the Year in 3rd Annual Herald Higher Education Awards, 2017

Edinburgh Napier forms partnership with Huawei Technologies

1 February 2017
A new collaboration between Edinburgh Napier and global telecommunications company Huawei Technologies is set to aid the University in developing talent for future careers in Information and Communica...

TRI academic on transport industry Burns Supper panel

25 January 2017
Transport Research Institute lecturer and researcher, Richard Llewellyn, participated in a pre-dinner panel debate at a Burns Supper attended by senior representatives of the Scottish transport indust...

Dr Brian Detlor appointed Visiting Professor to the School of Computing

22 June 2016
Dr Brian Detlor appointed Visiting Professor to the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University

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