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Leaving Egos Outside: A 'Reverse Mentoring' Study of BAME Psychology Students and Senior University Leaders (2023)
Journal Article

This Highlight article describes a small pilot study of a ‘reverse mentoring’ study in a UK university, involving five undergraduate Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) psychology students who mentored five senior leaders. Inverted commas wer... Read More about Leaving Egos Outside: A 'Reverse Mentoring' Study of BAME Psychology Students and Senior University Leaders.

What Have You Learned? Matching Academic Content to Employability Skills in an Economics Undergraduate Programme (2023)
Journal Article

In economics and social sciences in general, it is often difficult for students to connect theory with practice and identify how material that is being taught, develops discipline-specific skills, and importantly, in this context, employability (... Read More about What Have You Learned? Matching Academic Content to Employability Skills in an Economics Undergraduate Programme.

Social Media and Academic Freedom: A Critical Reflection of Martin Weller’s The Digital Scholar: How Technology is Transforming Scholarly Practice (2023)
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As the neoliberal state has taken hold of the university sector, we as academics are feeling increasing pressure to publicise ourselves, our scholarship, and our research online. In recent years there has been a drive in showcasing our work across so... Read More about Social Media and Academic Freedom: A Critical Reflection of Martin Weller’s The Digital Scholar: How Technology is Transforming Scholarly Practice.

Evaluating the use of virtual crime scenes to support student understanding of crime scene investigation (2023)
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This project aimed to explore the implementation of a virtual crime scene using the interactive visual platform ThingLink, to support student learning of crime scene investigation. This was necessary to facilitate learning during the national lockdow... Read More about Evaluating the use of virtual crime scenes to support student understanding of crime scene investigation.

Training healthcare professionals to be ready for practice in an era of social distancing: A realist evaluation (2023)
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Background Programme changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted variably on preparation for practice of healthcare professional students. Explanations for such variability need exploration. The aim of our study was to understand what clinica... Read More about Training healthcare professionals to be ready for practice in an era of social distancing: A realist evaluation.

Design and evaluation of a new consolidation exercise for students studying cardiac physiology: a digital escape room. (2023)
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The current student body will, by and large, seek online resources to supplement their learning. However, resources that are freely available online vary in accuracy and quality, and the vast majority rely on passive learning. Therefore, there is a n... Read More about Design and evaluation of a new consolidation exercise for students studying cardiac physiology: a digital escape room..

Enhancing authenticity, diagnosticity and equivalence (AD-Equiv) in multicentre OSCE exams in health professionals education: protocol for a complex intervention study. (2022)
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INTRODUCTION: Objective structured clinical exams (OSCEs) are a cornerstone of assessing the competence of trainee healthcare professionals, but have been criticised for (1) lacking authenticity, (2) variability in examiners' judgements which can cha... Read More about Enhancing authenticity, diagnosticity and equivalence (AD-Equiv) in multicentre OSCE exams in health professionals education: protocol for a complex intervention study..

Recommendations for improving the working conditions and cultures of distressed junior doctors, based on a qualitative study and stakeholder perspectives. (2022)
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Background: Doctors, including junior doctors, are vulnerable to greater levels of distress and mental health difficulties than the public. This is exacerbated by their working conditions and cultures. While this vulnerability has been known for many... Read More about Recommendations for improving the working conditions and cultures of distressed junior doctors, based on a qualitative study and stakeholder perspectives..

Role of social comparison in preparedness for practice as a junior doctor in Singapore: a longitudinal qualitative study (2022)
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ObjectivesTo date, most research on medical graduates’ preparedness for practice has conceptualised preparedness as something possessed by the individual. However, new doctors work within social settings with other people and, given this, we argue th... Read More about Role of social comparison in preparedness for practice as a junior doctor in Singapore: a longitudinal qualitative study.