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  • Changing day services : Do you agree? 

    Campbell, Martin (2012-09) - Journal article
    Models of day services for people with intellectual disabilities in Scotland are changing, with the purpose, content and availability being reviewed. There has been concern that a move to more flexible “alternative day ...
  • Defining and evaluating the impact of cross-disciplinary conservation research 

    Evely, Anna C.; Fazey, Ioan; Lambin, Xavier; Lambert, Emily; Allen, Sarah; Pinard, Michelle (2010-12) - Journal article
    Cross-disciplinary research is advocated as a way of improving understanding of the complexity of environmental problems; cross-disciplinary projects, centres and academic institutes have increased. However, there is ...
  • Effectiveness of universal school-based programmes for the primary prevention of violence in adolescents 

    Gavine, Anna Jane; Donnelly, Peter Duncan; Williams, Damien John (2016-07) - Journal article
    Objective: Violence is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality amongst young people. Primary preventive programs aimed at reducing the involvement of young people in violence are often implemented in a school setting. ...
  • Facilitator, functionary, friend or foe? Studying the role of iPads within learning activities across a school year 

    Mann, Anne-Marie; Hinrichs, Uta; Read, Janet C.; Quigley, Aaron John (ACM Press - Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-01-08) - Conference item
    We present the findings from a longitudinal study of iPad use in a Primary school classroom. While tablet devices have found their way into classroom environments, we still lack in-depth and long-term studies of how they ...
  • A framework for the evaluation of new interventional procedures 

    Lourenco, Tania; Grant, Adrian M.; Burr, Jennifer M.; Vale, Luke (2012-03) - Journal article
    Objectives: The introduction of new interventional procedures is less regulated than for other health technologies such as pharmaceuticals. Decisions are often taken on evidence of efficacy and short-term safety from ...
  • Humiliation : understanding its nature, experience and consequences 

    Jogdand, Yashpal Ashokrao (University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
    This thesis examined the nature, experience and consequences of humiliation among Dalits (ex-Untouchables) in India (and also among UK students for comparative purposes). Social psychological research looks at humiliation ...
  • Qualitative evaluation of the Mentors in Violence Prevention pilot in Scottish high schools 

    Williams, Damien John; Neville, Fergus Gilmour (2016-04-07) - Journal article
    Objective The Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program originated in the US and adopts a bystander approach to gender-based violence prevention by harnessing group processes using a peer-learning model. This paper ...
  • Question format shifts bias away from the emphasised response in tests of recognition memory 

    Mill, Ravi Dev; O'Connor, Akira Robert (2014-11) - Journal article
    The question asked to interrogate memory has potential to influence response bias at retrieval, yet has not been systematically investigated. According to framing effects in the field of eyewitness testimony, retrieval ...
  • Requirements for educational support tools in Virtual Worlds 

    Duncan, Ishbel Mary Macdonald; Coull, Natalie, J (INSTICC-Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication, 2012-04-18) - Conference item
    Virtual Worlds have been used for online gaming, socialising, business advertising and education. As the educational uses become more sophisticated from early information advertising and teaching resources to simulated ...
  • Security pattern evaluation 

    Duncan, Ishbel Mary Macdonald; de Muijnck-Hughes, Jan (IEEE, 2014-04) - Conference item
    Current Security Pattern evaluation techniques are demonstrated to be incomplete with respect to quantitative measurement and comparison. A proposal for a dynamic testbed system is presented as a potential mechanism for ...
  • Tobacco taxes and smoking bans impact differently on obesity and eating habits 

    Dragone, Davide; Manaresi, Francesco; Savorelli, Luca (Universita di Bologna, 2013-04) - Working or discussion paper
    Policy interventions aimed at affecting a specific behavior may also indirectly affect individual choices in other domains. In this paper we study the direct effect of tobacco excise taxes and smoking bans on smoking ...
  • What's the PREMES behind your Pattern? 

    de Muijnck-Hughes, Jan; Duncan, Ishbel Mary Macdonald (ACM, 2015-10) - Conference item
    Design Patterns are supposed to be well documented, tried and tested solutions to recurrent problems. Current pattern evaluation techniques do not evaluate patterns according to the quality of pattern presented, the quality ...