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No evidence for top-down expertise effects on action perception in sprinters using static images. (2024)
Journal Article
HARRISON, R.E., GIESEL, M. and HESSE, C. 2024. No evidence for top-down expertise effects on action perception in sprinters using static images. Neuropsychologia [online], 202, article number 108945. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2024.108945

Athletes have been found to demonstrate a superior ability to detect subtle variations in dynamic displays (e.g., point-light displays and videos) depicting expert actions compared to non-athletes. The current study aimed to determine whether this ad... Read More about No evidence for top-down expertise effects on action perception in sprinters using static images..

Corrigendum: Influences on student motivation and independent learning skills: cross-cultural differences between Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. (2024)
Journal Article
LO, N.P.-K., BREMNER, P.A.M. and FORBES-MCKAY, K.E. 2024. Corrigendum: Influences on student motivation and independent learning skills: cross-cultural differences between Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. Frontiers in education [online], 9, article number 1434305. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2024.1434305

This is a correction to the article "Influences on student motivation and independent learning skills: cross-cultural differences between Hong Kong and the United Kingdom", which was originally published in Frontiers in Education volume 8. The origin... Read More about Corrigendum: Influences on student motivation and independent learning skills: cross-cultural differences between Hong Kong and the United Kingdom..

The social work practitioner role and the multifaceted challenges posed by the environmental crisis. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ALTENBERGER, I. and GRAHAM, G. 2024. The social work practitioner role and the multifaceted challenges posed by the environmental crisis. Presented at the 2024 United Nations sustainable development goals conference (2024 UN SDG), 29 May 2024, Paisley, UK.

This research aims to explore the level of awareness social work practitioners have about climate change and its potential impact on their profession and to raise awareness and share knowledge about climate change and use coproduction as a tool to co... Read More about The social work practitioner role and the multifaceted challenges posed by the environmental crisis..

Introduction to the special multilingual issue: European perceptions and care of former military members from the perspective of European nation states. (2024)
Journal Article
PHILLIPS, R. and FOSSEY, M. 2024. Introduction to the special multilingual issue: European perceptions and care of former military members from the perspective of European nation states. Journal of veterans studies [online], 10(2) : European perceptions and care of former military members from the perspective of European nation states , pages 1-5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.21061/jvs.v10i2.538

Since the substantive development in the field of European military research in the last decade, the Journal of Veteran Studies has seen different approaches to examine veteran- related issues. Although attempts to understand veteran-related issues f... Read More about Introduction to the special multilingual issue: European perceptions and care of former military members from the perspective of European nation states..

The best place to be a veteran(?): an examination of the current veteran experience within the United Kingdom. (2024)
Journal Article
JOHNSTONE, H. 2024. The best place to be a veteran(?): an examination of the current veteran experience within the United Kingdom. Journal of veterans studies [online], 10(2), pages 90-101. Available from: https://doi.org/10.21061/jvs.v10i2.536

With the recent North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) publication reviewing veterans' experiences across the member states, there is a need to examine the veteran perspective within the United Kingdom (UK). A unique relationship between the four... Read More about The best place to be a veteran(?): an examination of the current veteran experience within the United Kingdom..

"Doing" is never enough, if "being" is neglected: exploring midwives' perspectives on the influence of an emotional intelligence education programme: a qualitative study. [Article] (2024)
Journal Article
TABIB, M., HUMPHREY, T. and FORBES-MCKAY, K. 2024. "Doing" is never enough, if "being" is neglected: exploring midwives' perspectives on the influence of an emotional intelligence education programme: a qualitative study. Women and birth [online], 37(3), article number 101587. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2024.02.003

The role of the midwife is emotionally demanding, with many midwives experiencing high levels of stress and burnout, and a great number considering leaving the profession. This has serious implications for the delivery of high-quality, safe maternity... Read More about "Doing" is never enough, if "being" is neglected: exploring midwives' perspectives on the influence of an emotional intelligence education programme: a qualitative study. [Article].

Solution-focused scaling questions: time taken, words written, expectancy and commitment. (2024)
Journal Article
ABDULLA, A. [2024]. Solution-focused scaling questions: time taken, words written, expectancy and commitment. International journal of coaching psychology [online], (accepted). To made available from: https://ijcp.nationalwellbeingservice.com/volumes/

Scaling questions are arguably the most commonly asked questions in solution-focused coaching. However, hardly any experimental research has isolated these questions. Moreover, most studies of solution-focused questions involve students only and no s... Read More about Solution-focused scaling questions: time taken, words written, expectancy and commitment..

Should we really be afraid of "weakness"? Applying the insights of attribution theory. (2024)
Journal Article
ABDULLA, A. 2024. Should we really be afraid of "weakness"? Applying the insights of attribution theory. Psychological reports [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0033294124123121

It is widely assumed that the term "weakness" has negative psychological effects and should be replaced by "area for improvement." The present study is the first to examine the matter experimentally. It was hypothesised that effects of the "weakness"... Read More about Should we really be afraid of "weakness"? Applying the insights of attribution theory..

Threads, Tweets and TikToks: the ethics and challenges of online qualitative research. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
SMITH, D.S. and MEECHAN, A. 2024. Threads, Tweets and TikToks: the ethics and challenges of online qualitative research. Presented at the February 2024 School of Applied Social Studies (SASS) research and development hour, 14 February 2024, Aberdeen, UK.

Since the late 90s, social media has revolutionised how people interact and communicate. Among other things, they help old friends keep in touch, people from marginalised communities meet safely, and individuals explore aspects of their identity and... Read More about Threads, Tweets and TikToks: the ethics and challenges of online qualitative research..

Entrepreneurship in the favela: negotiating precarity and mental health during COVID-19. (2024)
Journal Article
GARCIA, M.L.T., SPOLANDER, G., TOMLINS, R., LEAL, F.X., BORGES, R.E.S. and SUKUMAR, A. 2024. Entrepreneurship in the favela: negotiating precarity and mental health during COVID-19. Social work in public health [online], 39(1), pages 48-61. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/19371918.2024.2316874

This paper aims to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health and mental health of necessary entrepreneurs in Brasilian favelas, the social problems they experienced and implications for public health social work. The study used struct... Read More about Entrepreneurship in the favela: negotiating precarity and mental health during COVID-19..

Members in good standing? The relationship between NoFap/reboot communities and the manosphere. (2024)
Journal Article
SMITH, D. 2024. Members in good standing? The relationship between NoFap/Reboot communities and the manosphere. International journal of communication [online], 18, pages 528-541. Available from: https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/20524/4448

NoFap/reboot communities are online groups of mostly men trying to abstain from pornography and/or masturbation. For researchers exploring the manosphere, a loose collation of digital communities in which men affirm and replicate antifeminist/promale... Read More about Members in good standing? The relationship between NoFap/reboot communities and the manosphere..

Influences on student motivation and independent learning skills: cross-cultural differences between Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. (2023)
Journal Article
LO, N.P.-K., BREMNER, P.A.M. and FORBES-MCKAY, K.E. 2023. Influences on student motivation and independent learning skills: cross-cultural differences between Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. Frontiers in education [online], 8, article number 1334357. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2023.1334357

This study examined the ways in which different influences on student motivation and the development of independent learning (IL) skills might be constituted across students learning within different educational cultures. Previous studies on student... Read More about Influences on student motivation and independent learning skills: cross-cultural differences between Hong Kong and the United Kingdom..

Exploring independent learning (IL) and its relationship to mindset, motivated strategies for learning and academic performance. (2023)
Journal Article
FORBES-MCKAY, K.E., BREMNER, P.A.M., JOHNSTON, P. and AIR, C. [2024]. Exploring independent learning (IL) and its relationship to mindset, motivated strategies for learning and academic performance. Journal of applied research in higher education [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/jarhe-06-2023-0253

This study addresses gaps in the existing literature on students' understanding of Independent Learning (IL), whilst exploring the link between levels of IL, growth mindset, motivated strategies for learning and academic performance. Three hundred an... Read More about Exploring independent learning (IL) and its relationship to mindset, motivated strategies for learning and academic performance..

Art based research: an exploration of social work facing climate change in the North East of Scotland. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
ALTENBERGER, I. and GRAHAM, G. 2023. Art based research: an exploration of social work facing climate change in the North East of Scotland. Presented at the 2023 International PhD scholar conference: researching sensitive subjects and fragile lives, 5-7 December 2023, [virtual conference].

This presentation discusses research that explores the level of awareness that social work practitioners have about climate change and its potential impact on their profession. Additionally, the research seeks to raise awareness and share knowledge o... Read More about Art based research: an exploration of social work facing climate change in the North East of Scotland..

One of the biggest threats to modern civilisation? The weaponisation of "wokeness" in the UK press and political discourses. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
SMITH, D.S. 2023. One of the biggest threats to modern civilisation? The weaponisation of "wokeness" in the UK press and political discourses. Presented at the 2023 International PhD scholar conference: researching sensitive subjects and fragile lives, 5-7 December 2023, [virtual conference].

Though the term originated in the early twentieth century, it is only recently "wokeness" has become a staple of British media discourse. Typically, the concept features in commentaries and exchanges about institutional power, censorship, minority ri... Read More about One of the biggest threats to modern civilisation? The weaponisation of "wokeness" in the UK press and political discourses..

The acceptability of the Fire and Rescue Service working with primary care to improve identification of mental health problems in older adults: a mixed-method qualitative study. (2023)
Journal Article
FISHER, T., CHEW-GRAHAM, C.A., CORP, N., FAROOQ, S., KINGSTON, P., READ, I., SOUTHAM, J., SPOLANDER, G., STEVENS, D., WALCHESTER, M., WARREN, C. and KINGSTONE, T. 2023. The acceptability of the Fire and Rescue Service working with primary care to improve identification of mental health problems in older adults: a mixed-method qualitative study. BJGP open [online], 7(3), article number 0059. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3399/BJGPO.2023.0059

Mental ill-health in older adults (aged 60 years and over) is often under-diagnosed and under-treated. Older adults are less likely to access mental health services due to perceived stigma and fear of being a burden. Non-traditional providers of heal... Read More about The acceptability of the Fire and Rescue Service working with primary care to improve identification of mental health problems in older adults: a mixed-method qualitative study..

Land of woke and glory? The conceptualisation and framing of "wokeness" in UK media and public discourses. [Article] (2023)
Journal Article
SMITH, D.S., BOAG, L., KEEGAN, C. and BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2023. Land of woke and glory? The conceptualisation and framing of "wokeness" in UK media and public discourses. Javnost: the public [online], 30(4), pages 513-533. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13183222.2023.2273656

Though the term originated in the early twentieth century, it is only recently "wokeness" has become a staple of British media discourse. Typically, the concept features in commentaries and exchanges about institutional power, censorship, minority ri... Read More about Land of woke and glory? The conceptualisation and framing of "wokeness" in UK media and public discourses. [Article].

Goal attainment expectancy and goal commitment: relationships with age, gender and solution-focused scaling. (2023)
Journal Article
ABDULLA, A. [2023]. Goal attainment expectancy and goal commitment: relationships with age, gender and solution-focused scaling. Coaching psychologist [online], (Accepted).

Two of the most important variables in coaching and goal attainment are (goal attainment) expectancy and (goal) commitment. The present study examined how these variables relate to age, gender and solution-focused scaling. 130 participants – randomly... Read More about Goal attainment expectancy and goal commitment: relationships with age, gender and solution-focused scaling..

Exploring midwives' experiences of an emotional intelligence programme (EIP): a qualitative study. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
TABIB, M., HUMPHREY, T. and FORBES-MCKAY, K. 2023. Exploring midwives' experiences of an emotional intelligence programme (EIP): a qualitative study. Presented at the 2023 Lothian health and care professions research conference: achieving impactful healthcare research through clinical academic collaborations, 7 November 2023, Edinburgh, UK.

This poster summarises the results of a study that sought to evaluate an emotional intelligence programme for midwives. This programme aimed to address reported challenges experienced by midwives in terms of a discrepancy between wanting to be emotio... Read More about Exploring midwives' experiences of an emotional intelligence programme (EIP): a qualitative study..

When, how and why should we involve trusted contacts when serious concerns are raised about a student's well-being? (2023)
Journal Article
FORBES-MCKAY, K.E. and HENDERSON, S. [2023]. When, how and why should we involve trusted contacts when serious concerns are raised about a student's well-being? Journal of applied research in higher education [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/jarhe-06-2023-0255

This study investigates the relationship between mental well-being (MWB) and social support (SS) whilst addressing the paucity of research on students' support for emergency contact schemes (ECSs) and their views on how and when such schemes should b... Read More about When, how and why should we involve trusted contacts when serious concerns are raised about a student's well-being?.