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Enhancing the evidence base for property flood resilience
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Lamond, J. Enhancing the evidence base for property flood resilience

The pilot study reviewed in detail a sample of 702 home insurance claims for flooding from two insurers over the years 2013 – 2019 to enhance the evidence base around key factors affecting cost and duration of flood damage claims.

The role of the European Court of Human Rights in the protection of women fleeing gender-based violence in their home countries
Journal Article
Querton, C. (2017). The role of the European Court of Human Rights in the protection of women fleeing gender-based violence in their home countries. feminists@law, 7(2), https://doi.org/10.22024/UniKent/03/fal.425

This is an audio recording of a paper given at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Newcastle University, 5-7 April 2017. More than one million persons crossed the Mediterranean Sea in 2015 into the European Union (‘EU’) leading man... Read More about The role of the European Court of Human Rights in the protection of women fleeing gender-based violence in their home countries.

Apart but not alone - Neighbour support and the Covid-19 lockdown
Report
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., Biddle, M., White, J., Ismail, S., McClean, S., …Sabey, A. (2020). Apart but not alone - Neighbour support and the Covid-19 lockdown

Initial findings from the survey in Bristol and the West Country, 6th - 12th April 2020 (days 14-20 of the UK Government Coronavirus Restrictions)

The impact of aged people and dementia-friendly environments in users’ socio-economic inclusiveness
Presentation / Conference
Landi, D. The impact of aged people and dementia-friendly environments in users’ socio-economic inclusiveness

A number of studies highlights the importance of the relationship between people and spaces, and how environments can positively affect the wellbeing of people as they age in place (Kerr, Rosemberg and Frank, 2012). This study investigates the impact... Read More about The impact of aged people and dementia-friendly environments in users’ socio-economic inclusiveness.

Human-in-the-loop topic modelling: Assessing topic labelling and genre-topic relations with a movie plot summary corpus
Conference Proceeding
Matthews, P. Human-in-the-loop topic modelling: Assessing topic labelling and genre-topic relations with a movie plot summary corpus. In ISKO-UK Conference: The Human Position in an Artificial World: Creativity, Ethics and AI in Knowledge Organisation

A much-used but not yet mainstream text analysis approach, topic modelling allows the identification of lexical themes for a document collection. Against principles for interpretable AI and sociotechnical design, there are definite strengths from its... Read More about Human-in-the-loop topic modelling: Assessing topic labelling and genre-topic relations with a movie plot summary corpus.

Customer satisfaction and loyalty in Malaysian resort hotels: The role of empathy, reliability and tangible dimensions of service quality
Journal Article
Yeong, S. N., Knox, D., & Prabhakar, G. (in press). Customer satisfaction and loyalty in Malaysian resort hotels: The role of empathy, reliability and tangible dimensions of service quality. International Journal of Services and Operations Management, https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSOM.2020.10028391

This paper applies the SERVQUAL model for the purpose of examining the impacts of the five dimensions of service quality on customer satisfaction and customer loyalty in the hotel industry in Malaysia, and to investigate which factors among said dim... Read More about Customer satisfaction and loyalty in Malaysian resort hotels: The role of empathy, reliability and tangible dimensions of service quality.

Volunteers Study Summary Report
Report
Costa, B., Hamlet, C., Stock, N., & Harcourt, D. Volunteers Study Summary Report. Vocational Training Charitable Trust Foundation

This report offers a summary of a small-scale study carried out in collaboration with the Appearance Collective (AC; a group of charities in the area of appearance and visible difference). This study was designed in response to a priority set by memb... Read More about Volunteers Study Summary Report.

Health And Appearance Issues In Ethnic And Cultural Minority Groups
Report
Costa, B. Health And Appearance Issues In Ethnic And Cultural Minority Groups. Vocational Training Charitable Trust Foundation

This short report, prepared for the Appearance Collective (a group of charities working in the field of appearance and visible difference), offers a brief insight into health and appearance research pertaining to culture and ethnicity. Its objectives... Read More about Health And Appearance Issues In Ethnic And Cultural Minority Groups.

Cohen’s d for two independent samples
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White, P., Redford, P., & Macdonald, J. Cohen’s d for two independent samples

An exposition of standardized effect for two independent samples (under an assumption of normality) is given along with an insight into interpretation and reporting

That assumption of normality
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White, P., Redford, P., & Macdonald, J. That assumption of normality

Many statistical tests are based around an assumption of “normality”. The reasoning for this choice of distribution, whether to test, what to test, and how to test for normality is covered along with practical recommendations.

A reverse look at p-values
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White, P., Redford, P., & Macdonald, J. A reverse look at p-values

An overview of p-values is given. The usual way of being introduced to p-values is by considering the rigorous development of statistical tests, then their use for decision making. This note takes a reverse view by firstly considering their use in... Read More about A reverse look at p-values.

An example motivated discourse of the paired samples t-test
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White, P., Redford, P., & Macdonald, J. An example motivated discourse of the paired samples t-test

An application of the paired samples t-test is used to discuss the logic underpinning the test and to consider what may be legitimately inferred.

An example motivated discourse of the independent samples t-test and the Welch test
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White, P., Redford, P., & Macdonald, J. An example motivated discourse of the independent samples t-test and the Welch test

Analyses are given for two example scenarios. Both scenarios comprise two independent samples. One scenario is analysed using the independent samples t-test; the other the Welch test. Commentary on the designs and limitations is given through a qu... Read More about An example motivated discourse of the independent samples t-test and the Welch test.

A primer on validity and design terminology in comparative designs
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White, P., Redford, P., & Macdonald, J. (2019). A primer on validity and design terminology in comparative designs

An overview of terminology (independent and dependent designs, dependent and independent variables) and validity (internal, external, and measurement) is given using six different scenarios. For simplicity of exposition, all examples have factors at... Read More about A primer on validity and design terminology in comparative designs.


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