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Public involvement and public engagement: An example of convergent evolution? Findings from a conceptual qualitative review of patient and public involvement, and public engagement, in health and scientific research. (2024)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, C., Gibson, A., Biddle, M., & Hobbs, L. (2024). Public involvement and public engagement: An example of convergent evolution? Findings from a conceptual qualitative review of patient and public involvement, and public engagement, in health and scientific research. PEC Innovation, 4, Article 100281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pecinn.2024.100281

Patient and public involvement (PPI) in health research is now well-established, whilst science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research has shifted from a focus on science communication alone to public engagement (PE) within its rese... Read More about Public involvement and public engagement: An example of convergent evolution? Findings from a conceptual qualitative review of patient and public involvement, and public engagement, in health and scientific research..

Exploring the content validity of the Chalder Fatigue Scale using cognitive interviewing in an ME/CFS population (2024)
Journal Article
Gladwell, P., Harland, M., Adrissi, A., Kershaw, S., & Dures, E. (2024). Exploring the content validity of the Chalder Fatigue Scale using cognitive interviewing in an ME/CFS population. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health and Behavior, 12(3), 217-237. https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2024.2335861

Background The Chalder Fatigue Scale, also known as the Chalder Fatigue Questionnaire (CFQ) is a Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) comprising 11 items designed to measure physical and cognitive fatigue. It is widely used with people with myalg... Read More about Exploring the content validity of the Chalder Fatigue Scale using cognitive interviewing in an ME/CFS population.

Psychosocial experiences of Spanish-speaking parents of children with craniofacial microsomia (2024)
Journal Article
Stock, N., Rahman, M., Avila, S., Heike, C., Stueckle, L., Schefer, A., & Johns, A. (in press). Psychosocial experiences of Spanish-speaking parents of children with craniofacial microsomia. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery,

Craniofacial microsomia (CFM) and microtia psychosocial research in the U.S. is primarily with English-speaking participants. Given that 19% of the U.S. is Latino and there is a higher prevalence of CFM in Latino populations, this study aims to descr... Read More about Psychosocial experiences of Spanish-speaking parents of children with craniofacial microsomia.

The LivDem 2023 survey: Facilitator views on benefits and the more active involvement of carers in the Living well with Dementia (LivDem) course (2024)
Journal Article
Cheston, R., Reilly, F., Topalova, N., Woodstoke, N., & Dodd, E. (2024). The LivDem 2023 survey: Facilitator views on benefits and the more active involvement of carers in the Living well with Dementia (LivDem) course. FPOP Bulletin, 166(April), 48-55. https://doi.org/10.53841/bpsfpop.2024.1.166.48

Introduction. The Living Well with Dementia (LivDem) intervention is an eight-week, group based post-diagnostic course for people living with dementia that aims to facilitate adjustment to the diagnosis. We set out to establish the views of course fa... Read More about The LivDem 2023 survey: Facilitator views on benefits and the more active involvement of carers in the Living well with Dementia (LivDem) course.

“Difficulty mentioning the M word”: Perceptions of a woman disclosing negative menopause symptoms in the workplace (2024)
Journal Article
Daly, K., Phillips-Pike, G., Clarke, V., & Beck, V. (in press). “Difficulty mentioning the M word”: Perceptions of a woman disclosing negative menopause symptoms in the workplace. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management,

Purpose This qualitative study explores general perceptions of a woman experiencing negative menopausal symptoms in the workplace. It examines the socio-cultural understandings informing the responses of a mixed participant group, including those un... Read More about “Difficulty mentioning the M word”: Perceptions of a woman disclosing negative menopause symptoms in the workplace.

Understanding industry perceptions and experiences of seventeen of the measures to reduce the HGV driver shortage (2024)
Report
Paddeu, D., Parkhurst, G., Jain, J., & Adeel, M. (2024). Understanding industry perceptions and experiences of seventeen of the measures to reduce the HGV driver shortage. Department for Transport

In response to an acute shortage of Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) drivers, the UK Government introduced 33 measures to support the road haulage sector. The measures addressed supply chain efficiency, driver training, capacity of testing and licencing pro... Read More about Understanding industry perceptions and experiences of seventeen of the measures to reduce the HGV driver shortage.

Computational modelling of dynamic cAMP responses to GPCR agonists for exploration of GLP-1R ligand effects in pancreatic β-cells and neurons (2024)
Journal Article
Bridge, L., Chen, S., & Jones, B. (2024). Computational modelling of dynamic cAMP responses to GPCR agonists for exploration of GLP-1R ligand effects in pancreatic β-cells and neurons. Cellular Signalling, 119, Article 111153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cellsig.2024.111153

The glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor (GLP-1R) is a class B G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) which plays important physiological roles in insulin release and promoting fullness. GLP-1R agonists initiate cellular responses by cyclic AMP (cAMP) pathway... Read More about Computational modelling of dynamic cAMP responses to GPCR agonists for exploration of GLP-1R ligand effects in pancreatic β-cells and neurons.

Children as Engineers (2024)
Book
Lewis, F., & Edmonds, J. (2024). Children as Engineers. (1). London: Routledge

Meeting the diverse aspects of the science, and design and technology curricula can be challenging for many teachers. Children as Engineers addresses this problem, offering both new and experienced teachers an accessible resource to apply within the... Read More about Children as Engineers.

Travel to Milton Park through and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic (2024)
Report
Clark, B., Adeel, M., & Parkhurst, G. (2024). Travel to Milton Park through and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic. Bristol: Innovate UK / Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

The MultiCAV research and development project, co-funded by Innovate UK and the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, was established to deliver sustainable transport services in a ‘Mobility as a Service’ environment. The centrepiece of the p... Read More about Travel to Milton Park through and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Updating ‘Stockpiling as resilience’ in the context of the cost of living crisis: Tracking changes in resilience strategies in the U.K. (2024)
Journal Article
Benker, B. (in press). Updating ‘Stockpiling as resilience’ in the context of the cost of living crisis: Tracking changes in resilience strategies in the U.K. Food, Culture and Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/15528014.2024.2329441

Using the seven resilience strategies identified in the previous paper entitled “Stockpiling as Resilience,” this study offers an update on the previous study 1 year later with interviews with the same households. The first paper was the result of in... Read More about Updating ‘Stockpiling as resilience’ in the context of the cost of living crisis: Tracking changes in resilience strategies in the U.K..

Assessing appearance, speech, and hearing (dis)satisfaction in individuals with cleft lip and/or palate: A contribution to general population norms (2024)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Costa, B., White, P., Eve, L., & Bates, A. (in press). Assessing appearance, speech, and hearing (dis)satisfaction in individuals with cleft lip and/or palate: A contribution to general population norms. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/10556656241241127

Background: Individuals with cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) may grow up with a visible facial difference, alongside speech and/or hearing challenges. Self-perceptions are stronger predictors of psychosocial adjustment than objective assessments, high... Read More about Assessing appearance, speech, and hearing (dis)satisfaction in individuals with cleft lip and/or palate: A contribution to general population norms.

Lost and Found: Artists’ books, absence and existence (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Bodman, S. (2024, March). Lost and Found: Artists’ books, absence and existence. Paper presented at Książka artystyczna Obecność i nieobecność

Some of the ways that absence has been expressed through artists’ books - the loss of biodiversity, memory, relationships and culture. Examples include works by Roelof Bakker, Caren Florance, Ben Jenner, Gracia & Louise, Essence Press, Sophie Loss, E... Read More about Lost and Found: Artists’ books, absence and existence.

Navigating safety by design education: A framework of diffusion and implementation barriers (2024)
Book Chapter
Umeokafor, N., Windapo, A., Umar, T., & Ibrahim, C. K. I. C. (in press). Navigating safety by design education: A framework of diffusion and implementation barriers. In Drivers of Continuous Improvement in Construction Health, Safety, and Wellbeing. Taylor and Francis

In this study, a framework of the barriers to design for safety (DfS) education and training diffusion in architecture engineering and construction has been developed using the literature review, and some improvement strategies are outlined This stem... Read More about Navigating safety by design education: A framework of diffusion and implementation barriers.

“When I was younger, my story belonged to everyone else”: Co-production of resources for adults living with craniosynostosis (2024)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Costa, B., Bannister, W., Ashby, C., Matthews, N., Hebden, L., …Wilkinson-Bell, K. (in press). “When I was younger, my story belonged to everyone else”: Co-production of resources for adults living with craniosynostosis. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/10556656241236580

Objective: Despite growing recognition that congenital craniofacial conditions have lifelong implications, psychological support for adults is currently lacking. The aim of this project was to produce a series of short films about living with cranios... Read More about “When I was younger, my story belonged to everyone else”: Co-production of resources for adults living with craniosynostosis.

Effectiveness of a novel digital patient education programme to support self-management of early rheumatoid arthritis: A randomised controlled trial (2024)
Journal Article
Knudsen, L. R., Ndosi, M., Hauge, E., Lomborg, K., Dreyer, L., Aaboe, S., …de Thurah, A. (in press). Effectiveness of a novel digital patient education programme to support self-management of early rheumatoid arthritis: A randomised controlled trial. Rheumatology, https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keae177

Objectives To evaluate the effectiveness of a novel digital patient education (PE) programme in improving self-management in patients newly diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods This was a parallel, open-label, two arms, randomised contro... Read More about Effectiveness of a novel digital patient education programme to support self-management of early rheumatoid arthritis: A randomised controlled trial.

Reading for Science: The use of scientific literary materials in primary schools (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., Carter, J., Alston, A., & Sargeant, S. (2024, March). Reading for Science: The use of scientific literary materials in primary schools. Paper presented at NARST 2024 Science Education for the rest of us, Denver, USA

Scientific literary materials (SLMs) present science content in genres such as narratives and poems as well as traditional non-fiction genres. SLMs have the potential to engage children and teachers who are non-science enthusiasts or specialists wit... Read More about Reading for Science: The use of scientific literary materials in primary schools.

All shades of blue (2024)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2024). All shades of blue. Printmaking Today, 33(129), 22-23

Artists’ books by Roelof Bakker and Caren Florance speak of loss through colour and texture, visual allusion and sensory touch, writes Sarah Bodman

In vitro and in vivo evaluation of the biofilm-degrading Pseudomonas phage Motto, as a candidate for phage therapy (2024)
Journal Article
Manohar, P., Loh, B., Turner, D., Tamizhselvi, R., Mathankumar, M., Elangovan, N., …Leptihn, S. (2024). In vitro and in vivo evaluation of the biofilm-degrading Pseudomonas phage Motto, as a candidate for phage therapy. Frontiers in Microbiology, 15, Article 1344962. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2024.1344962

Infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa are becoming increasingly difficult to treat due to the emergence of strains that have acquired multidrug resistance. Therefore, phage therapy has gained attention as an alternative to the treatment of pseu... Read More about In vitro and in vivo evaluation of the biofilm-degrading Pseudomonas phage Motto, as a candidate for phage therapy.

Pediatric medical traumatic stress in individuals with craniofacial conditions (2024)
Journal Article
Crerand, C., Feragen, K., Johns, A., Umbaugh, H., McClinchie, M., Drake, A., …Stock, N. (in press). Pediatric medical traumatic stress in individuals with craniofacial conditions. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, https://doi.org/10.1044/2024_PERSP-23-00236

Purpose: This article reviews the literature focused on the psychological effects of craniofacial care for patients and their families. It provides an overview of pediatric medical traumatic stress associated with craniofacial conditions and related... Read More about Pediatric medical traumatic stress in individuals with craniofacial conditions.