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POLICY BRIEF Learning to be low-carbon : lessons from two community projects
(University of St Andrews, 2016-02-01) - Report
The potential of community organisations to effect change in their localities has been recognised in Scotland through the availability of public funding for projects involving carbon reductions. This study included an ...
Subtle increases in BMI within a healthy weight range still reduce women's employment chances in the service sector
(2016-09-07) - Journal article
Using mixed design analysis of variance (ANOVA), this paper investigates the effects of a subtle simulated increase in adiposity on women’s employment chances in the service sector. Employing a unique simulation of altering ...
Healthcare scandals and the failings of doctors : do official inquiries hold the profession to account?
(2019-03-05) - Journal article
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore whether official inquiries are an effective method for holding the medical profession to account for failings in the quality and safety of care. Design/methodology/approach ...
The development and application of audit criteria for assessing knowledge exchange plans in health research grant applications
(2014-07-14) - Journal article
Background: Research funders expect evidence of end user engagement and impact plans in research proposals. Drawing upon existing frameworks, we developed audit criteria to help researchers and their institutions assess ...
Investor response to appointment of female CEOs and CFOs
(2018-06) - Journal article
We study the impact of appointing women to top executive positions from an investor perspective. We analyze whether shareholders value announcement of appointment of women to top positions differently than they do appointment ...
Developing a framework for gathering and using service user experiences to improve integrated health and social care : the SUFFICE framework
(2016-09-08) - Journal article
BACKGROUND: More people than ever receive care and support from health and social care services. Initiatives to integrate the work of health and social care staff have increased rapidly across the UK but relatively little ...
Missing in action? The role of the knowledge mobilisation literature in developing knowledge mobilisation practices
(2017-05) - Journal article
Despite a burgeoning literature and the development of new theories about knowledge mobilisation in the past 15 years, findings from this online survey in 2014 of over 100 research agencies (n=106; response rate 57%) show ...
Understanding organisational culture for healthcare quality improvement
(2018-11-28) - Journal article
Learning to labour : an evaluation of internships and employability in the ICT sector
(2015-03) - Journal article
The employability of graduates is often reduced to lists of de-contextualised skills that graduates may or may not have and which may or may not translate to prized graduate positions. Recently, internships have become the ...
In design we trust: dealing with the innovation imperative
(Edward Elgar, 2016-09-30) - Book item