2,236 Works

Fission yeast Polarity Recruitment Dataset

Daniel P. Mulvihill & Matthew Johnson
Fluorescence image datasets of 10 polarity determinant proteins within fission yeast in wild type and 11 deletion strains

Tolerating tigers - encounter risk and tolerance data for tigers in Sumatra

Matthew J Struebig & Freya A V St. John

Unit Costs of Health and Social Care 2017

Lesley Curtis & Amanda Burns

Editorial

Claire L. Parkin
Advanced Journal of Professional Practice, Vol 1 No 2 (2018)

Supervision in the Helping Professions

Terence L. Nice
Hawkins and Shohet (2012) have surveyed and concisely mapped the developing and changing landscape of supervision, including the recognition and impact of new technologies including e-supervision. They have added new chapters and ideas, with the second edition including a chapter on diversity. The latest edition recognises the importance of complex ethical challenges and working with cultural difference in the milieu of transcultural supervision. The authors interrogate the economic, demographic and ecological crises that irrevocably face...

Is there Gender Bias in Key Stage 3 Science Textbooks?: Content Analysis Using the Gender Bias 14 (GB14) Measurement Tool.

Claire L. Parkin & Sharron Mackenzie
Abstract Background: In recent times, there has been much interest in the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) over why a gender gap exists. The gap exists from as early as infancy and continues onwards through to secondary school where it has been shown to influence choice of A-Level’s. The result of this gender gap is therefore thought to influence future career options and the longer term career trajectory. The objective of this...

Novel oral anticoagulants in oral and maxillofacial surgery: a comparison with warfarin between 2012-2014

Nazia Din, Barrett Andrew & Kenneth Eaton
The records of anticoagulated patients who attended a maxillofacial surgical unit between 2012 and 2014 were reviewed. Data on 319 procedures performed on 249 patients were retrieved. During this period only seven patients (2.8%) were taking novel anticoagulants (NOACs) compared with 242 (97.2%) on warfarin. The seven patients underwent 11 surgical procedures. None of the seven were seen in 2012, three were seen in January 2013, the remaining four in 2014. Twenty-four (7.5%) of the...

Comparison of two data capture methods and gender during clinical assessment in osteopathy: The impact on student/ tutor satisfaction ratings

Philip Bright & Ollie Bright
Background: Direct observation of students with patients is important for assessing clinical skills prior to professional registration. The mini-clinical evaluation exercise (mini-CEX) is established as part of a broad assessment profile. Differences between student and tutor satisfaction, when deploying this assessment through different methods, are not widely explored. This study explored gender bias in osteopathy students and tutors with satisfaction ratings, using the miniCEX via online and paper-based versions. Methods: An online mini-CEX was initially...

Professional Closure: An Example from American Clinical Psychology

Matthew Merced
Objective: Study the American clinical psychology landscape to discern scientist-practitioner and practitioner-scholar involvement in professional activities, specifically the organizational and scholarly domains. Methods: Data were gathered from online sources regarding: professional association membership, leadership, and award recipients; faculty positions within psychology doctoral programs; journal editor positions; and contributions to the scholarly literature. Results: Scientist-practitioners dominate American clinical psychology’s principal professional association’s membership (73.5%) and leadership (93.2%) and receive nearly all its awards (98.2%). Faculties for...

The influence of Internet Social Media on Professional Practice: A Case Study of Perceptions of Foundation Dentists in Health Education England, Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Raymond Hardy & Claire L Parkin
Social mediais a popular, technology-led form of communication. It has a developing but contentious role in healthcare professional practice, attracting interest and opinion from official bodies, academic institutions and terrestrial and internet media. This project explored Health Education England Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HEE KSS) Foundation Dentists’ (FDs) perceptions of the influence of internet social media on their professional practice.

Skills for Employment in the Environment Profession: insights from Australia

Ian Thomas
Like other professionals, the skills expected to be exercised by those working in the professional environment and sustainability sector cover a wide range. There has been considerable discussion given to what this range embraces, and which are the more important of the skills. Also discussed has been the terminology associated with skills; i.e. core skills, generic skills, transferable skills, competencies, capabilities, and more. An electronic survey of environment professionals based in Australia provided the opportunity...

Indigenous Women's Writing and the Cultural Study of Law (Cheryl Suzack)

Sarah Deer
Book Review

Waging War against the Woman’s Body: Limitations of the Laws of Armed Conflict and Post-War Justice mechanisms

Hannah Jasterini Latif
The following work shall critique the bodies of the laws of armed conflict and international criminal law for their inadequacy in addressing sexual assault during wartime through inappropriate measures to define, incorporate, and progressively interpret international statute to encompass sexual assault as a global crime. In order to illustrate this point one provides a socio-historic examination of the international legal development of sexual assault and an analysis of what makes it a ‘gendered’ crime. The...

International disputes must still be solved by political means

Andrew Emerson Clarke
This article considers the (in)ability of international law to ensure compliance from United Nations (UN) Member States, absent political influence. It examines whether concepts such as sovereign equality, normativity and concreteness give legal authority to international law, and further whether this ‘authority’ is respected by Member States and strictly enforced by UN governing bodies and international courts. The article explains that where sovereign rights or national interests collide the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is...

Should Colours be Protected by Trade Mark Law?

Tiffany Cox
The significance of colour as an invaluable marketing tool and source of brand differentiation provides support both for and against its protection by trade mark law. Despite the advantages afforded by trade mark protection, this article demonstrates that such protection is undesirable in a capitalist market that is supposed to foster freedom of competition. Colour depletion will unduly restrict the ability of newcomers to develop their own brand identity as the limited availability of colours...

Regulating Climate Change

Angelika Bialowas
Concerns about global climate change have led to international and national commitments to reverse the growth of greenhouse gas emissions. Given the range and complexity of the climate issue, solutions are required at all levels, shifting the regulatory architectures of the environmental system and the traditional configuration of the state. A critical examination reveals a move away from the sovereign into a polycentric arrangement that, as a result, raises questions as to what is meant...

Arachnid Verve (Shauna Osborn)

Kim Shuck
Shauna Osborn's book is worthy of a deep reading. The reviewer's Okie roots are showing.

A Bag Worth a Pony: The Art of the Ojibwe Bandolier Bag (Marcia G. Anderson)

Celeste Pedri-Spade
Book review

Notes Toward a Review of IRL and Nature Poem by Tommy Pico

Jeanetta Calhoun Mish
A review of Tommy Pico's recent poetry collections, IRL and Nature Poem.

Exploring Relationships between Time, Law and Social Ordering: A Curated Conversation

Emily Grabham, Emma Cunliffe, Stacy Douglas, Sarah Keenan, Renisa Mawani & Amade M'charek
This interdisciplinary and international 'curated conversation' focuses on the relationship between time, law and social ordering. Participants were drawn from law, sociology and anthropology in the UK, Canada and the Netherlands. Their research is inspired by, and engaged with, feminist theory, post- or anti-colonial perspectives and/or critical race theory. In an extended written conversation lasting several days (and later edited), participants reflected on how questions of time have emerged in their research, the ways in...

The Absence of the ‘Surrogacy Contract’ from Judicial Constructions of Surrogacy

Alan Brown
This paper explores the absence of the ‘surrogacy contract’ from recent judicial decisions on surrogacy. In The Sexual Contract Pateman argued that, ‘[o]nly masculine beings are endowed with the attributes and capacities necessary to enter into contracts’ and therefore that the sexual contract was ignored in the establishment of patriarchal norms. The central principles of the regulation of surrogacy in the UK are set out in the Surrogacy Arrangements Act 1985; s.1A states that surrogacy...

Book Review: Sandeep Bakshi, Suhraiya Jivraj and Silvia Posocco (eds), Decolonizing Sexualities: Transnational Perspectives, Critical Interventions

Siddharth Narrain
Book review of Sandeep Bakshi, Suhraiya Jivraj and Silvia Posocco (eds), Decolonizing Sexualities: Transnational Perspectives, Critical Interventions (Counterpress, Oxford, 2016).

Regulating Everyday Gambling: A Photo Essay

Kate Bedford & Andrea Shieber
This photo-essay arises out of a research project undertaken by Kate Bedford and colleagues on gambling regulation, and photographs of a local bingo hall taken by Andrea Shieber as part of an Adult Education photography course. The essay stages a three way dialogue between the photographs, interview data gathered as part of the research project from the case study of bingo regulation in England and Wales, and analysis of what bingo regulation can add to...

Feminism, Women Judges, Judicial Diversity and the High Court of Australia

Kcasey McLoughlin
This paper was originally presented at the workshop on Diversity and Legal Reasoning held at Queen Mary University of London on 23 November 2016, sponsored by the Centre for Research on Law, Equality and Diversity and the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context. McLoughlin examines the political and judical discourse surrounding the arrival of women judges to the High Court of Australia and considers what this reveals about the nature of commitments...

Holding Out for Other Ways of Knowing and Being

Karin Van Marle
This was the keynote presentation at the workshop on Diversity and Legal Reasoning held at Queen Mary University of London on 23 November 2016, co-sponsored by the Centre for Research on Law, Equality and Diversity and the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context. Karin van Marle approaches the theme of diversity in legal reasoning from the perspective of epistemology and argues that political and legal institutions should value difference and live with...

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