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Unemployment and illegal drug use: Concordant evidence from a prospective study and national trends (1986)
Journal Article
Plant, M. A., Peck, D. F., & Plant, M. (1986). Unemployment and illegal drug use: Concordant evidence from a prospective study and national trends. British medical journal (Clinical research ed.), 293(6552), 929-932. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.293.6552.929

Data from a previous study of 1036 young people in the Lothian region that indicated an association between unemployment and illegal drug use were examined in more depth to investigate the inter-relation between duration of unemployment and the use o... Read More about Unemployment and illegal drug use: Concordant evidence from a prospective study and national trends.

The song of the Indris (Indri indri; Primates: Lemuroidea): Natural history, form, and function (1986)
Journal Article
Pollock, J. (1986). The song of the Indris (Indri indri; Primates: Lemuroidea): Natural history, form, and function. International Journal of Primatology, 7(3), 225-264. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02736391

The song of the largest Malagasy lemur was extensively studied in the field between 1972 and 1984. The song's structure is described, and the role of song in the natural history of Indri is examined by relating the naturally occurring variability of... Read More about The song of the Indris (Indri indri; Primates: Lemuroidea): Natural history, form, and function.

What do tutors learn from monitoring? (1986)
Journal Article
Miers, M. (1986). What do tutors learn from monitoring?. Open Learning: The Journal of Open and Distance Learning, 1(3), 3-11. https://doi.org/10.1080/0268051860010302

Over 400, 000 written assignments are sent by Open University students to their tutors in a year. A sample of each tutor’s marked assignments (TMAs) is monitored by a full-time academic, to assess the quality of teaching comment and grading, to provi... Read More about What do tutors learn from monitoring?.