Centre for Higher Education Research (CHER) Research
The St Andrews Centre for Higher Education Research currently consists of staff across 17 Schools and six central University units. The Centre aims to facilitate cross-departmental collaboration in higher education research. CHER brings together staff interested in conducting evidence-based higher education research to inform local, national and international policy and practice, and to promote a reflective, analytical view of Higher Education activities.
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Barriers and facilitators to smoking cessation in a cancer context : a qualitative study of patient, family and professional views (2017-05-19) - Journal articleBackground Continued smoking after cancer adversely affects quality of life and survival, but one fifth of cancer survivors still smoke. Despite its demands, cancer presents an opportunity for positive behaviour change. ...
From normal response to clinical problem : definition and clinical features of fear of cancer recurrence (2016-08) - Journal itemResearch to date on fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) shows that moderate to high FCR affects 22-87 % of cancer survivors and is associated with higher psychological morbidity (Simard et al J Cancer Surviv 7:300-322, 2013). ...
Insights from measuring pollen deposition : quantifying the pre-eminence of bees as flower visitors and effective pollinators (2017-05-06) - Journal articleUsing our accumulated datasets from Kenyan savanna, Mediterranean garigue, UK gardens and heathland, involving 76 plants from 30 families, we present detailed data to quantify the superiority of bees as pollinators of most ...
(2016-05) - Journal articleLocal mate competition (LMC) theory has proved enormously successful in predicting sex ratios across a broad range of organisms when localised mating patches lead to mating competition amongst kin. As such, LMC is a key ...
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