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Exploring the potential of a pronunciation guide app to support non-native speaking students in higher education (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Western, D. (2023). Exploring the potential of a pronunciation guide app to support non-native speaking students in higher education. In ICETC '23: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers (78–85). https://doi.org/10.1145/3629296.3629309

Non-native speaking (NNS) students form an important part of the student population in the UK and many other countries’ higher education sectors. They face numerous additional challenges compared with their native speaking counterparts. Software to s... Read More about Exploring the potential of a pronunciation guide app to support non-native speaking students in higher education.

What are the factors of parental incarceration that may increase risk of poor emotional and mental health in children of prisoners? (2023)
Journal Article
Matthew, T., de Viggiani, N., & Emma, P. (2023). What are the factors of parental incarceration that may increase risk of poor emotional and mental health in children of prisoners?. International Journal of Prisoner Health, 19(4), 724-742. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPH-05-2022-0031

Purpose: Globally millions of children have a parent who is imprisoned. Research suggests that this has an adverse impact on the child and imprisonment of a parent is considered to be an adverse childhood experience (ACE). Parental incarceration will... Read More about What are the factors of parental incarceration that may increase risk of poor emotional and mental health in children of prisoners?.

Sibling sexual abuse: A form of family dysfunction as opposed to individualised behaviour (2023)
Journal Article
McCartan, K., King-Hill, S., & Gilsenan, A. (2023). Sibling sexual abuse: A form of family dysfunction as opposed to individualised behaviour. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 29(3), 427-439. https://doi.org/10.1080/13552600.2023.2258928

This paper presents a reconsideration and more in-depth discussion part of some the findings of the Home Office funded Sibling Sexual Abuse (SSA) project (King-Hill et al, 2023). The focus of the paper on the role of family systems, especially dysfun... Read More about Sibling sexual abuse: A form of family dysfunction as opposed to individualised behaviour.

Development of online cancer resources to support pre-registration nurses and allied health professionals to increase their knowledge and understanding of cancer care (2023)
Journal Article
Armoogum, J., Taylor, V., Cruickshank, S., Donaldson, J., Wyatt, D., Tanay, M., …Potter, L. (2023). Development of online cancer resources to support pre-registration nurses and allied health professionals to increase their knowledge and understanding of cancer care. British Journal of Nursing, 32(17),

Cancer rates are increasing, and more people are living with cancer and its consequences. Healthcare students will be caring for people affected by cancer in all clinical contexts. However, pre-registration programmes can include limited cancer edu... Read More about Development of online cancer resources to support pre-registration nurses and allied health professionals to increase their knowledge and understanding of cancer care.

Connecting communities programme evaluation: Integrated leg care clinic (2023)
Report
Biddle, M., Dodd, E., & Jones, M. (2023). Connecting communities programme evaluation: Integrated leg care clinic. University of the West of England: Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System

This is a report on the evaluation of the Connecting Communities Integrated Leg Care Clinic (ILCC), one of five pilot projects developed by Age UK Bristol (AUKB) for the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System (BNSSG... Read More about Connecting communities programme evaluation: Integrated leg care clinic.

Feasibility and acceptability of a new shoulder-specific warm-up programme to prevent injuries in community youth rugby union as compared to the FIFA 11+ (2023)
Journal Article
Singh, V. R., Stokes, K., & Mckay, C. D. (in press). Feasibility and acceptability of a new shoulder-specific warm-up programme to prevent injuries in community youth rugby union as compared to the FIFA 11+. International journal of Sports Science and Coaching, https://doi.org/10.1177/17479541231192170

Injury prevention exercise programmes (IPEPs) are efficacious, though there is no IPEP specifically designed to reduce shoulder injuries in rugby. This study aimed to determine the feasibility and acceptability of the Rugby Active Shoulder Injury Pre... Read More about Feasibility and acceptability of a new shoulder-specific warm-up programme to prevent injuries in community youth rugby union as compared to the FIFA 11+.

Is there a role for citizen science in death and dying research? (2023)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, C., Llewellyn, A., & McCabe, C. (2023). Is there a role for citizen science in death and dying research?. Frontiers in Public Health, 11, Article 1241239. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2023.1241239

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought conversations about death and dying to the fore in a way not experienced for generations. This raises questions around perceptions of death and dying; the role of healthcare and the community in care; and the use of... Read More about Is there a role for citizen science in death and dying research?.

Virtual reality reduces anxiety and pain in acute hospital palliative care: Service evaluation (2023)
Journal Article
Burridge, N., Sillence, A., Teape, L., Clark, B., Bruce, E., Armoogum, J., …Etkind, S. (in press). Virtual reality reduces anxiety and pain in acute hospital palliative care: Service evaluation. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, https://doi.org/10.1136/spcare-2023-004572

Objectives: Virtual reality (VR) might improve symptom management, but there is limited evidence regarding VR in palliative care. We evaluated the feasibility of VR and impact on anxiety and pain for patients in a hospital palliative care consultatio... Read More about Virtual reality reduces anxiety and pain in acute hospital palliative care: Service evaluation.

Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era (2023)
Book
Manu, P., Cheung, C., Yunusa-Kaltungo, A., Emuze, F., Abreu Saurin, T., & Hadikusumo, B. H. (Eds.). (2024). Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003278368

This edited book presents a significant and timely contribution to our understanding of a broad range of issues pertaining to COVID-19 and its relationship to occupational safety, health and well-being (OSHW) in the global construction industry. The... Read More about Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era.

Construction safety, health and well-being in the COVID-19 era: An introduction (2023)
Book Chapter
Manu, P., Cheung, C., Yunusa-Kaltungo, A., Emuze, F., Abreu Saurin, T., Hadikusumo, B., & Reza Mohandes, S. (2024). Construction safety, health and well-being in the COVID-19 era: An introduction. In P. Manu, C. Cheung, A. Yunusa-Kaltungo, F. Emuze, & B. Hadikusumo (Eds.), Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era (1-11). Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003278368-1

Globally, the construction sector is notorious for its enormous contribution to the occurrence of occupational accidents, injuries, and illnesses. The poor outlook of occupational safety, health, and well-being (OSHW) of the construction workforce se... Read More about Construction safety, health and well-being in the COVID-19 era: An introduction.

COVID-19 and the Ghanaian construction industry (2023)
Book Chapter
Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E., Odame Adade-Boateng, A., Manu, P., & Maame Afriyie Kumah, V. (2024). COVID-19 and the Ghanaian construction industry. In P. Manu, C. Cheung, A. Yunusa-Kaltungo, F. Emuze, T. Abreu Saurin, & B. Hadikusumo (Eds.), Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003278368-16/

This chapter examines the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the construction industry in Ghana and the measures put in place to control the spread of the virus. The views of 223 construction industry personnel, made up of Directors, Health a... Read More about COVID-19 and the Ghanaian construction industry.

The transmission of COVID-19 in construction: A systematic review of findings from statistical and modelling techniques (2023)
Book Chapter
Cao, R., Cheung, C., Yunusa-Kaltungo, A., Manu, P., Liu, C., & Qiao, Q. (2024). The transmission of COVID-19 in construction: A systematic review of findings from statistical and modelling techniques. In P. Manu, C. Cheung, A. Yunusa-Kaltungo, F. Emuze, T. Abreu Saurin, & B. Hadikusumo (Eds.), Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era (15-27). Taylor and Francis: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003278368-3

The COVID-19 outbreak experienced in late 2019 continues to impact work patterns significantly. The construction sector has been severely affected because of the labour-intensiveness of typical construction sites. Recent studies, particularly in epid... Read More about The transmission of COVID-19 in construction: A systematic review of findings from statistical and modelling techniques.

The role of GBGI in levelling up in Bristol (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Bray, I., West, H., & Sinnett, D. (2023, September). The role of GBGI in levelling up in Bristol. Paper presented at RECLAIM Conference, University of Surrey

This presentation was given at the RECLAIM Network conference in September 2023. In this project we investigate the relationship between GBGI and self-reported life satisfaction and wellbeing over a long time period at high-resolution in Bristol. Mul... Read More about The role of GBGI in levelling up in Bristol.

Family transitions, ‘special’ education and home education (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Gillie, S. (2023, September). Family transitions, ‘special’ education and home education. Paper presented at BERA 2023 Conference, Conference Aston/Aston University

Recent years have seen families of certain schoolchildren encouraged to deregister and begin home education. Ofsted (2019) considers the practice to serve a school’s purposes rather than children’s best interests. The Children’s Commissioner (2019) s... Read More about Family transitions, ‘special’ education and home education.

Absence of value - Masculinity, disability and class in alternative provision (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Johnston, C. (2023, September). Absence of value - Masculinity, disability and class in alternative provision. Presented at Driving Impact - Supporting the Educational Outcomes and Progression of Working-Class Boys Conference, Manchester Met University

In this paper, I explore aspects of alternative provision (AP), education settings created to provide short-term support for school-aged young people in England excluded from or unable to be placed in ‘regular’ schools. AP is an element of the Engli... Read More about Absence of value - Masculinity, disability and class in alternative provision.

Diversity and inclusion: Creating a culture of equity in the biosciences (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Adukwu, E. (2023, September). Diversity and inclusion: Creating a culture of equity in the biosciences. Presented at Bioscience Education Summit 2023, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

Abstract: Globally, science remains exclusive and inequalities continue for minoritised communities in the UK, US and across the world. Access to learning resources, quality of learning experiences and graduate outcomes continues to impact minoritise... Read More about Diversity and inclusion: Creating a culture of equity in the biosciences.

'I think it affects every aspect of my life, really': Cancer survivors' experience of living with chronic pain after curative cancer treatment in England, UK (2023)
Journal Article
Armoogum, J., Foster, C., Llewellyn, A., Harcourt, D., & McCabe, C. (2023). 'I think it affects every aspect of my life, really': Cancer survivors' experience of living with chronic pain after curative cancer treatment in England, UK. PLoS ONE, 18(9), Article e0290967. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0290967

Aim: To explore cancer survivors’ experiences of living with chronic pain after curative cancer treatment in England, UK. Methods: A qualitative study using telephone interviews with adult cancer survivors experiencing chronic pain after curative can... Read More about 'I think it affects every aspect of my life, really': Cancer survivors' experience of living with chronic pain after curative cancer treatment in England, UK.

Conceptualising older women’s wellbeing at work across the life course (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Drew, H., & Edge, C. (2023, September). Conceptualising older women’s wellbeing at work across the life course. Paper presented at British Academy of Management, University of Sussex

The European Research Network: Older Women’s Workplace Wellbeing was was founded in 2021 at the University of Salford, bringing together a diverse group of European female researchers with shared interests in older women, ageing, demographic change... Read More about Conceptualising older women’s wellbeing at work across the life course.

Co-developing participatory dramabased methods to gather diverse community voices on water relationships in the riverside town of Tewkesbury, UK (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Berridge, S., McEwen, L., & Chun, K. (2023). Co-developing participatory dramabased methods to gather diverse community voices on water relationships in the riverside town of Tewkesbury, UK.

Flood-prone places and people often face conflicting interests that hinder their ability to cope with, and adapt to, wider water security issues. To enhance capacities of these places and people, interdisciplinary researchers (UWE, Bristol) and Acta... Read More about Co-developing participatory dramabased methods to gather diverse community voices on water relationships in the riverside town of Tewkesbury, UK.