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Advocating for Change - Enabling Authentic Assessment at Scale (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Mahoney, C., Bastow, F., & Finnan, G. (2024, June). Advocating for Change - Enabling Authentic Assessment at Scale. Presented at International AHE Conference 2024, Manchester

Background: Authentic assessment aims to connect learning to real-world issues which are meaningful to the learner (Villarroel et al 2018; Gillard-Cook; West 2014; Rule 2007). This paper reports an evidence-based authentic assessment on a Bachelor of... Read More about Advocating for Change - Enabling Authentic Assessment at Scale.

The Influence of Teleworking on Work-Life Balance and Employee Psychological Health: Evidence From Mauritius, a Small Island Economy (2024)
Book Chapter
Hosanoo, Z., & Rughoobur-Seetah, S. (2024). The Influence of Teleworking on Work-Life Balance and Employee Psychological Health: Evidence From Mauritius, a Small Island Economy. In H. C. Chandan (Ed.), Impact of Teleworking and Remote Work on Business: Productivity, Retention, Advancement, and Bottom Line. IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/979-8-3693-1314-5

This chapter investigates the impact of teleworking on the psychological health of employees in the new era of work shaped by the pandemic. Adopting a positivist approach in the post-pandemic world, this study aims to assess the employees’ perception... Read More about The Influence of Teleworking on Work-Life Balance and Employee Psychological Health: Evidence From Mauritius, a Small Island Economy.

A narrative review of global and national physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines development processes - The GUidelines Standards (GUS) project (2024)
Journal Article
Milton, K., Hanson, C., Pearsons, A., Chou, R., & Stamatakis, E. (in press). A narrative review of global and national physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines development processes - The GUidelines Standards (GUS) project. Preventive Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2024.107959

Background: Clinical and public health guidelines serve to direct clinical practice and policy, based on the best available evidence. The World Health Organization (WHO) and national health bodies of many countries have released physical activity a... Read More about A narrative review of global and national physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines development processes - The GUidelines Standards (GUS) project.

Workforce redesign through the development and use of a bespoke measurement instrument (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Sharp, S., McAuley, G., Seville, L., Corcoran, J., & Forrest, S. (2024, April). Workforce redesign through the development and use of a bespoke measurement instrument. Poster presented at International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, London, UK

The link between the number of registered nurses providing care, and the quality of that care is well documented. Fewer registered nurses is associated with negative patient outcomes, including delayed discharge, falls, medication errors, failure to... Read More about Workforce redesign through the development and use of a bespoke measurement instrument.

Career transitions to paid employment: At what point does training placement provision move between up-skilling to exploitation? (2024)
Presentation / Conference
O'Neil, J., & Ivancheva, M. (2024, April). Career transitions to paid employment: At what point does training placement provision move between up-skilling to exploitation?. Paper presented at 42nd International Labour Process Conference 2024 (ILPC 2024), Göttingen

Precarious work that becomes a ‘stepping stone’ to decent work (McGuiness and Wooden 2009, Nunley et al 2017; Munoz-Comet and Steinmetz 2020) is the bargain struck for many learners leaving education and accessing employment, typically via placements... Read More about Career transitions to paid employment: At what point does training placement provision move between up-skilling to exploitation?.

Assessment of the safety and efficacy of Guanidinoacetic acid (Creamino®) as a feed additive for all animal species (2024)
Report
Morrison, D. (2024). Assessment of the safety and efficacy of Guanidinoacetic acid (Creamino®) as a feed additive for all animal species. Food Standards Agency

An application was submitted to the Food Standards Agency in May 2021 from AlzChem Trostberg GmbH (“the applicant”) for the new use authorisation of an additive guanidinoacetic acid (Creamino®), under the category of ‘nutritional additives” and funct... Read More about Assessment of the safety and efficacy of Guanidinoacetic acid (Creamino®) as a feed additive for all animal species.

Safety Assessment RP1047 Quillaja saponaria and Yucca schidigera (Magni-Phi®) (2024)
Report
Morrison, D. (2024). Safety Assessment RP1047 Quillaja saponaria and Yucca schidigera (Magni-Phi®). Food Standards Agency

An application was submitted to the Food Standards Agency in April 2021 from Phibro Animal Health Corporation (“the applicant”) for the new authorisation of an additive (Magni-Phi®), a natural preparation of powdered dry Quillaja saponaria and dry Yu... Read More about Safety Assessment RP1047 Quillaja saponaria and Yucca schidigera (Magni-Phi®).

Safety Assessment RP709 protease (subtilisin) produced by Bacillus licheniformis DSM 33099 (ProAct 360) (2024)
Report
Morrison, D. (2024). Safety Assessment RP709 protease (subtilisin) produced by Bacillus licheniformis DSM 33099 (ProAct 360). Food Standards Agency

An application was submitted to the Food Standards Agency in March 2021 from DSM Nutritional Products LTD (“the applicant”) for the new authorisation of an additive (ProAct 360) containing protease (subtilisin), under the category of “zootechnical ad... Read More about Safety Assessment RP709 protease (subtilisin) produced by Bacillus licheniformis DSM 33099 (ProAct 360).

Police officer’s perspectives of people who use drugs: compassion or stigma? Evidence from an evaluation of Police Scotland’s naloxone pilot (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Hillen, P., Heyman, I., Dougall, N., Murray, J., Aston, E., Jamieson, M., …McAuley, A. (2024, March). Police officer’s perspectives of people who use drugs: compassion or stigma? Evidence from an evaluation of Police Scotland’s naloxone pilot. Presented at Drugs Research Network Webinar: ‘Drugs, Stigma and Emergency Services’, Online

This presentation explored selected quantitative and qualitative data from an evaluation of Police Scotland’s naloxone pilot. The data indicated that police officers in Scotland had a range of views about problem drug use, and people who use drugs (P... Read More about Police officer’s perspectives of people who use drugs: compassion or stigma? Evidence from an evaluation of Police Scotland’s naloxone pilot.

A mixed-methods systematic review protocol of the effectiveness and experiences of quality improvement interventions in elder care (2024)
Journal Article
Rahman Jabin, M. S., Samuriwo, R., Chilaka, M., & Yaroson, E. V. (in press). A mixed-methods systematic review protocol of the effectiveness and experiences of quality improvement interventions in elder care. JMIR Research Protocols, https://doi.org/10.2196/56346

Background: Quality improvement (QI) interventions are designed to resolve the recurring challenges of care for older individuals, such as working conditions for staff, roles of older individuals in their own care and their families, and relevant sta... Read More about A mixed-methods systematic review protocol of the effectiveness and experiences of quality improvement interventions in elder care.

Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Overture to this Collection' to 'Presentation on Psychical Causality' (2024)
Book
Neill, C., Hook, D., & Vanheule, S. (Eds.). (2024). Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Overture to this Collection' to 'Presentation on Psychical Causality'. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003368649

Reading Lacan's Écrits is the first extensive set of commentaries on the complete edition of Lacan's Écrits to be published in English, providing an indispensable companion piece to some of Lacan's best-known but notoriously challenging writings.... Read More about Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Overture to this Collection' to 'Presentation on Psychical Causality'.

Practices of midwives in the management of postpartum haemorrhage: A case of Maseru, Lesotho (2024)
Working Paper
Chabeli, M., Nyangu, I., & Mpemi, R. Practices of midwives in the management of postpartum haemorrhage: A case of Maseru, Lesotho

Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) remains the common cause of maternal mortality. More than half of maternal deaths from PPH occur within 24 hours of delivery and could be prevented through midwives’ compliance with guidelines and standards for clinical p... Read More about Practices of midwives in the management of postpartum haemorrhage: A case of Maseru, Lesotho.

Sustainable mountain bike trails: towards a holistic approach (2024)
Book Chapter
Campbell, T. (2024). Sustainable mountain bike trails: towards a holistic approach. In Mountain Biking, Culture and Society (125-140). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003361626-12

This chapter outlines current approaches towards creating and promoting more sustainable mountain bike trails, and orients these within contemporary theoretical conceptualisations of sustainability. The value of practical initiatives that draw upon e... Read More about Sustainable mountain bike trails: towards a holistic approach.

The motivations, identities, and environmental sensibilities of contemporary e-mountain bike users (2024)
Book Chapter
Ingram-Sills, L. (2024). The motivations, identities, and environmental sensibilities of contemporary e-mountain bike users. In J. Cherrington (Ed.), Mountain Biking, Culture and Society. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003361626-5

During an era of rapid technological improvement, the demand for e-mountain biking is growing. Furthermore, an older demographic of rider participates in e-mountain biking in comparison to traditional mountain biking. This chapter explores the indivi... Read More about The motivations, identities, and environmental sensibilities of contemporary e-mountain bike users.

The utilization of contraceptives by teenagers in Lesotho: A descriptive cross-sectional survey (2024)
Working Paper
Khiba, R., & Nyangu, I. The utilization of contraceptives by teenagers in Lesotho: A descriptive cross-sectional survey

Background: Contraceptive service provision to teenagers prevents pregnancy and childbirth complications, which are the leading causes of death among teenage girls globally. Aim: The study aimed to assess how teenagers utilized the contraceptive ser... Read More about The utilization of contraceptives by teenagers in Lesotho: A descriptive cross-sectional survey.

Online information for Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) survivors and their families: a systematic appraisal of content and quality of websites (2024)
Journal Article
Weddell, J., Jawad, D., Buckley, T., Redfern, J., Mansur, Z., Elliott, N., …Gallagher, R. (2024). Online information for Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) survivors and their families: a systematic appraisal of content and quality of websites. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 184, Article 105372

Background Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) survivors often seek information online. However, the quality and content of websites for SCAD survivors is uncertain. This review aimed to systematically identify and appraise websites for SC... Read More about Online information for Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) survivors and their families: a systematic appraisal of content and quality of websites.

What do pulmonary rehabilitation participants want their educational sessions to comprise of? Exploring a participant-centered approach to designing pulmonary rehabilitation education (2024)
Journal Article
Roberts, N. J., McAloney-Kocaman, K., Ring, N., Ray, E., Turnbull, L., Jelen, T., & Porter-Armstrong, A. (in press). What do pulmonary rehabilitation participants want their educational sessions to comprise of? Exploring a participant-centered approach to designing pulmonary rehabilitation education. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine,

Scottish Drug Checking Project summary (2024)
Report
Carver, H., Falzon, D., Aston, E., Craik, V., Masterson, W., & Parkes, T. (2024). Scottish Drug Checking Project summary. Corra Foundation

Literature Review on Antimicrobial Resistance In Relation To The Environment In Scotland (2024)
Report
Wojcik, G., Anderson, L., Johnston, L., Moffat, S., & Morrison, D. (2024). Literature Review on Antimicrobial Resistance In Relation To The Environment In Scotland. Environmental Standards Scotland

Commissioned literature review on the key causes, impacts and controls for anti-microbial resistance (AMR) in the environment that are relevant to Scotland. The review summarises what is currently known about the impact of AMR on the environment and... Read More about Literature Review on Antimicrobial Resistance In Relation To The Environment In Scotland.