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‘Familiarity’ breeds content: Wendell Berry, T. J. Clark and arts pedagogy (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Franklin, L. (2022, June). ‘Familiarity’ breeds content: Wendell Berry, T. J. Clark and arts pedagogy. Paper presented at 2020 Convivium Conference: ‘Inhabiting Memories & Landscapes’: a cross-disciplinary engagement with Wendell Berry, Brecon Cathedral, Wales

This paper is about the difference between ‘knowledge’ and ‘familiarity’ and how repetitive exposure changes our relationship with things, people and places. As a conceptual framework, this paper first considers the approach of American poet, far... Read More about ‘Familiarity’ breeds content: Wendell Berry, T. J. Clark and arts pedagogy.

Touch: Reflections on handling but not touching during the making process (2021)
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Jorgensen, T. (2021, December). Touch: Reflections on handling but not touching during the making process. Paper presented at Touch, virtual

The presentation provides reflections on an ongoing research enquiry which explores the clay extrusion process. A particular challenge in the project is the handling of the soft extruded shapes. The presentation outlines the challenges of minimising... Read More about Touch: Reflections on handling but not touching during the making process.

Movies and science capital: Influence of science on screen on scientific career choices (2021)
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Segovia-Roldán, M., & Little, H. (2021, November). Movies and science capital: Influence of science on screen on scientific career choices. Paper presented at Popularizing STEM: Science and Technology in 21st-Century US Popular Culture

The use of art and culture for science communication continues to be widely demonstrated. One of the most prominent ways science is embedded into culture is on screen, from documentaries and television series to short films and blockbusters. As young... Read More about Movies and science capital: Influence of science on screen on scientific career choices.

Marvel's agents of S.T.E.M: Representations of scientists in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (2021)
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Perrott, L., & Little, H. (2021, November). Marvel's agents of S.T.E.M: Representations of scientists in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Paper presented at Popularizing STEM: Science and Technology in 21st-Century US Popular Culture

Between 2008 and 2019, the Marvel Cinematic Universe produced 23 blockbuster films in their “Infinity Saga”. These films spanned themes of superheroes, magic and science and many major characters in the franchise are scientists. With collective box o... Read More about Marvel's agents of S.T.E.M: Representations of scientists in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

I’m not a “woman engineer”, I’m an engineer: Representations of women coders in the golden age of television (2021)
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Little, H., & Olsen, A. (2021, November). I’m not a “woman engineer”, I’m an engineer: Representations of women coders in the golden age of television. Paper presented at Popularizing STEM: Science and Technology in 21st-Century US Popular Culture

Historically, there has been a stigma around the presence and capabilities of women in computer science, as well as a lack of women coders as role models both in fiction and in the real world. With the growing information age and the “golden age of... Read More about I’m not a “woman engineer”, I’m an engineer: Representations of women coders in the golden age of television.

Health care professionals’ views regarding chronic post cancer treatment pain in cancer survivors: understanding, experience and confidence (2021)
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Armoogum, J., Foster, C., LLewellyn, A., Harcourt, D., & McCabe, C. (2021, November). Health care professionals’ views regarding chronic post cancer treatment pain in cancer survivors: understanding, experience and confidence. Poster presented at UK Oncology Nursing Society Conference (UKONS), Online

Introduction: Chronic post-cancer treatment pain (CPCTP) is pain caused by cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy or surgery (1). The prevalence of CPCTP affects many cancer ranges from 24 to 48% of people who have finished cancer t... Read More about Health care professionals’ views regarding chronic post cancer treatment pain in cancer survivors: understanding, experience and confidence.

Investigating Browne's method (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Obodo, S., Toher, D., & White, P. (2021, September). Investigating Browne's method. Poster presented at Statistics at Bristol: Future Reserach and You 2021, Bristol

Results supports Browne’s procedure of pilot sample size determination. However the data reveals that the procedure underestimates and overestimates sample size. Fig. 1 shows

Leaky pipelines: Primary children’s subject interest, science capital and aspirations to careers in engineering (2021)
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Edmonds, J., & Lewis, F. (2021, September). Leaky pipelines: Primary children’s subject interest, science capital and aspirations to careers in engineering. Presented at British Educational Research Association Conference, Online

De Witt et al (2015) suggest that children are unlikely to change their minds as to whether science-based careers are for them between the end of primary school and year 9 (aged 11 and 14 in the UK). Indeed, attitudes in children to STEM subjects app... Read More about Leaky pipelines: Primary children’s subject interest, science capital and aspirations to careers in engineering.

The French 2021 Act on the fight against climate change and on resilience strengthening in the face of its effects (2021)
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Dadomo, C. (2021, September). The French 2021 Act on the fight against climate change and on resilience strengthening in the face of its effects. Paper presented at 8th EELF Annual (online) Conference 2021 - Social and Scientific Uncertainties in Environmental Law, Bournemouth University

As the Special Committee of the French National Assembly in charge of examining the Bill on the fight against climate change and on resilience strengthening in the face of its effects (Projet de loi portant lutte contre le dérèglement climatique et r... Read More about The French 2021 Act on the fight against climate change and on resilience strengthening in the face of its effects.

An ecological whodunit: Examining loss and grievability in an age of extinction (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Portus, R. (2021, September). An ecological whodunit: Examining loss and grievability in an age of extinction. Presented at Loss, British Animal Studies Network, University of Birmingham (Online)

In a time when immeasurable numbers of Earth’s living species are having their timelines cut short, the bee decline stands out as a crisis which people have willingly and actively engaged with. This lightning talk will therefore examine the cultural... Read More about An ecological whodunit: Examining loss and grievability in an age of extinction.

Formalising the relationship between Geography Education & Geographies of Education as GeogEd (2021)
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West, H., Hill, J., Finn, M., Healey, R., Marvell, A., & Tebbett, N. (2021, September). Formalising the relationship between Geography Education & Geographies of Education as GeogEd. Paper presented at Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference, Online

In 2019, the Higher Education Research Group (HERG) formally became the Geography and Education Research Group (GeogEd). What may appear as a simple change in name masks a renewed understanding of the synergies between geography education (at all lev... Read More about Formalising the relationship between Geography Education & Geographies of Education as GeogEd.

The history of the higher education research group (2021)
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Healey, R., France, D., Hill, J., & West, H. (2021, September). The history of the higher education research group. Paper presented at Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference, Online

This paper sets the scene for the discussions that follow by evidencing and reflecting upon the history of the Higher Education Research Group. We report on the purpose of the Group when it was established in the late 1970s as the Higher Education Le... Read More about The history of the higher education research group.

Creating pivotal moments in undergraduate learning through assessment dialogue (2021)
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Hill, J., & West, H. (2021, September). Creating pivotal moments in undergraduate learning through assessment dialogue. Paper presented at Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference, Online

A key debate in higher education is how assessment and feedback can be constructed to maximize opportunities for meaningful student learning. In this paper, we explore how a learning-focused model of feedback, teacher-student dialogic feed-forward, i... Read More about Creating pivotal moments in undergraduate learning through assessment dialogue.

Man-made crystals (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Boons, S. (2021, August). Man-made crystals. Paper presented at Nordes 2021: Matters of Scale, Kolding

With crystal growing techniques having been around for many years, bespoke man-made crystals now drive innovations in a range of industries. This has however not translated into the jewellery industry, where innovations with man-made crystals have re... Read More about Man-made crystals.

A pedagogy for critical management studies (2021)
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Knights, D., Huber, G., & Longman, R. (2021, July). A pedagogy for critical management studies. Paper presented at 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia [online]

In this essay, we explore the underlying processes of identity work in teaching from a critical management studies (CMS) and critical management education (CME) perspective. Identity is a concern for both teachers and students and especially where it... Read More about A pedagogy for critical management studies.

Chatting round the fireside - transport tales from the pandemic (2021)
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Lyons, G. (2021, July). Chatting round the fireside - transport tales from the pandemic. Paper presented at 19th Annual Transport Practitioners Meeting, Online

On 23 April 2020, one month after the UK Prime Minister announced a national lockdown in response to COVID-19, PTRC hosted an online Fireside Chat to address the implications for transport of the pandemic. At a point when working (full-time) from hom... Read More about Chatting round the fireside - transport tales from the pandemic.