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Visualizing time: a recent survey of time-focused art. (2024)
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SBRILLI, A. and LEUZZI, L. 2024. Visualizing time: a recent survey of time-focused art. Time's news [online], 54, pages 44-51. Available from: https://studyoftime.org/publications/times-news/

This is the 2023/2024 annual survey of time-focused art, which on this occasion has been curated by Antonella Sbrilli and Laura Leuzzi. Published in the International Society for the Study of Time's "Time's News" annual magazine, this year's survey f... Read More about Visualizing time: a recent survey of time-focused art..

What works for whom, how and why in mental health education for undergraduate health profession students? A realist synthesis protocol. [Protocol] (2024)
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MCCORMACK, Z., KERR, A., SIMPSON, A., KEATING, D. and STRAWBRIDGE, J. 2024. What works for whom, how and why in mental health education for undergraduate health profession students? A realist synthesis protocol. [Protocol]. BMJ open [online], 14(3), article number e078130. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-078130

It has been shown that mental health education can support positive attitudes of health profession students towards people with mental health challenges, which supports them to provide optimal healthcare to this group. There are many different approa... Read More about What works for whom, how and why in mental health education for undergraduate health profession students? A realist synthesis protocol. [Protocol].

Exploring the transition experiences of recently qualified health visitors to understand their support needs. [Protocol] (2024)
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NICE, F., KENNEDY, C. and MACIVER, E. 2024. Exploring the transition experiences of recently qualified health visitors to understand their support needs. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], Item number CRD42024480731. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42024480731

In this study the researchers are looking at the experiences of recently qualified health visitors (RQHVs) as they transition into health visiting practice and how they are supported (i.e. what kind of support do they need, what support is required a... Read More about Exploring the transition experiences of recently qualified health visitors to understand their support needs. [Protocol].

Effect of menstrual cycle and contraceptive pill phase on aspects of exercise physiology and athletic performance in female athletes: protocol for the Feminae international multisite innovative project. [Protocol] (2023)
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ELLIOTT SALE, K.J., FLOOD, T.R., ARENT, S.M., DOLAN, E., SAUNDERS, B., HANSEN, M., IHALAINEN, J.K., MIKKONEN, R.S., MINAHAN, C., THORNTON, J.S., ACKERMAN, K.E., LEBRUN, C.M., SALE, C., STELLINGWERFF, T., SWINTON, P.A. and HACKNEY, A.C. on behalf of Feminae consortium. 2023. Effect of menstrual cycle and contraceptive pill phase on aspects of exercise physiology and athletic performance in female athletes: protocol for the Feminae international multisite innovative project. [Protocol]. BMJ open sport and exercise medicine [online], 9(4), e001814. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2023-001814

The idiom 'more high-quality research is needed' has become the slogan for sport and exercise physiology-based research in female athletes. However, in most instances, it is challenging to address this gap of high-quality research in elite female ath... Read More about Effect of menstrual cycle and contraceptive pill phase on aspects of exercise physiology and athletic performance in female athletes: protocol for the Feminae international multisite innovative project. [Protocol].

What is available to support pain management in Parkinson's: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol] (2023)
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PARKINSON, M., RYAN, C., AVERY, L., HAND, A., RAMASWAMY, B., JONES, J., LINDOP, F., SILVERDALE, M., BAKER, K. and NAISBY, J. 2023. What is available to support pain management in Parkinson's: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. International journal for equity in health [online], 22, article number 244. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-023-02046-7

A scoping review will be undertaken to examine and map the available evidence that has been produced in relation to pain management in Parkinson's, with a focus on behavioural interventions, resources and/or how professionals support people with Park... Read More about What is available to support pain management in Parkinson's: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol].

Court ruling a triumph of law over dangerous politics. [Newspaper article] (2023)
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ARNELL, P. 2023. Court ruling a triumph of law over dangerous politics. [Newspaper article]. The Scotsman [online], 16 November 2023. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/v98n4fa2

One of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's key pledges in January 2023 was to "stop the boats". Central to the plan is the UK-Rwanda Memorandum of Understanding, agreed in April 2022. Under this deal, Rwanda promised to accept and consider for asylum people... Read More about Court ruling a triumph of law over dangerous politics. [Newspaper article].

Solving the mystery of recurring low level contamination. (2023)
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SMITH, L. 2023. Solving the mystery of recurring low level contamination. Cleanroom technology, June 2023, pages 14-17.

This article is a research review of a study that identified bacteria on cleanroom garments to solve the mystery of recurring low-level contamination in a facility.

What CBA-informed interventions currently exist to support prehabilitation? Scoping review protocol. [Protocol] (2023)
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SHIM, J., ALEXANDER, L., PEPPER, S., PAVLOVA, A., MCCALLUM, M. and COOPER, K. 2023. What CBA-informed interventions currently exist to support prehabilitation? Scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. OSF preprints [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/2q4af

Prehabilitation or pre-operative services vary extensively in content and accessibility, as there are currently no nationwide standards in place for providing and evaluating prehabilitation. Furthermore, there has been a lack of consideration of the... Read More about What CBA-informed interventions currently exist to support prehabilitation? Scoping review protocol. [Protocol].

The shameful response to Shamima Begum. [Newspaper article] (2023)
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ARNELL, P. 2023. The shameful response to Shamima Begum. [Newspaper article]. The Scotsman [online], 26 February 2023. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/5n8wdmwx

The response by the UK government to the actions of Shamima Begum is shameful. It is discriminatory, disproportionate and inhumane. The Begum case has become a touchstone, with sections of the press and government politicians celebrating the rejectio... Read More about The shameful response to Shamima Begum. [Newspaper article].

Interventions for alcohol cessation in people with atrial fibrillation. [Protocol] (2023)
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BUTLER, T., COWIE, A., MCHALE, S., HORNE, S., O'REILLY, M., MEELU, O.A., AHMED, F., KIRRESH, A., THOMSON, R.J., BROWN, J., AHMAD, M., LAMBIASE, P.D., MANMATHAN, G.P.R., MORSELLI, F. and DAWKES, S. 2023. Interventions for alcohol cessation in people with atrial fibrillation. [Protocol]. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], 2023(2), article number CD015004. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD015004

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows:. To assess the effects of interventions for alcohol cessation compared to usual treatment for people with atrial fibrillation.

Determinants of psychological distress in teenagers and young adults affected by cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol] (2023)
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BAK-KLIMEK, A., SPENCER, E., LEE, S., CAMPBELL, K., MCINALLY, W. and MACLEAN, R. 2022. Determinants of psychological distress in teenagers and young adults (TYAs) affected by cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], Item number CRD42022322069. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42022322069

The objective of this systematic review is to look at the key determinants of psychological distress in teenagers and young adults (TYAs) affected by cancer. Sources to be searched are MEDLINE, PsycINFO, CINAHL, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Re... Read More about Determinants of psychological distress in teenagers and young adults affected by cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol].

We can't risk justice being denied in schools abuse case: the passage of time affects both victims and the accused person so further delays should be avoided. [Newspaper article] (2022)
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ARNELL, P. 2022. We can't risk justice being denied in schools abuse case: the passage of time affects both victims and the accused person so further delays should be avoided. [Newspaper article]. The Scotsman [online], 26 February 2023. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/5n8wdmwx

The axiom justice delayed is justice denied rightfully has its supporters. Often attributed to former Prime Minister William E. Gladstone, it encompasses the sentiment that where redress to an injured party is too long in coming there is effectively... Read More about We can't risk justice being denied in schools abuse case: the passage of time affects both victims and the accused person so further delays should be avoided. [Newspaper article].

UK courts not addressing the most important issue in Assange case. [Newspaper article] (2022)
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ARNELL, P. 2022. UK courts not addressing the most important issue in Assange case. [Newspaper article]. The Scotsman [online], 5 July 2022, page 17. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/mta27ufs

Julian Assange's extradition proceedings seem interminable and they are set to continue for some time yet. Yet, in spite of their length, they have not addressed what many feel is the most important question. The upcoming appeal at the High Court in... Read More about UK courts not addressing the most important issue in Assange case. [Newspaper article].

Rwanda plan exposes the dark side of Johnson's government. [Newspaper article] (2022)
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ARNELL, P. 2022. Rwanda plan exposes the dark side of Johnson's government. [Newspaper article]. The Scotsman [online], 28 June 2022. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/msnkxx4c

The plan of the UK government to remove asylum seekers and refugees to Rwanda has rightly been making headlines. It is an egregious and draconian facet of the hostile environment intended to affect desperate people. It demonises and dehumanises indiv... Read More about Rwanda plan exposes the dark side of Johnson's government. [Newspaper article].

Exploring women's motivations to freebirth and their experience of maternity care: protocol for a systematic qualitative evidence synthesis. [Protocol] (2022)
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VELO HIGUERAS, M., DOUGLAS, F. and KENNEDY, C. 2022. Exploring women's motivations to freebirth and their experience of maternity care: protocol for a systematic qualitative evidence synthesis. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42022325482. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?RecordID=325482

Freebirth is the deliberate choice to give birth at home without a regulated healthcare professional. It is also known as unassisted childbirth. While the choice to decline professional care refers mainly to the intrapartum period, women who freebirt... Read More about Exploring women's motivations to freebirth and their experience of maternity care: protocol for a systematic qualitative evidence synthesis. [Protocol].

What is the impact of long term COVID-19 on workers in healthcare settings? A rapid review of current evidence. [Protocol] (2022)
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CRUICKSHANK, M., GRANT, A., TORRANCE, N., MANSON, P. and BRAZZELLI, M. 2022. What is the impact of long term COVID-19 on workers in healthcare settings? A rapid review of current evidence. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42021288181. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42021288181

The objective of this systematic rapid review is to assess the effects of long COVID among healthcare workers and its impact on their self-reported health status, professional working lives, personal circumstances and use of health services. A range... Read More about What is the impact of long term COVID-19 on workers in healthcare settings? A rapid review of current evidence. [Protocol].

Don't fall for bad press: cycling is good for us all, particularly motorists. [Newspaper article] (2022)
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ARNELL, P. 2022. Don't fall for the bad press: cycling is good for us all, particularly motorists. [Newspaper article]. The Scotsman [online], 2 February 2022. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/mk3y4enb

The recent amendments to the Highway Code have unleashed a wave of criticism of cyclists and cycling. The Daily Mail warned of a spike in road rage in a story headlined "Controversial Highway Code overhaul that tells cyclists to pedal in the middle o... Read More about Don't fall for bad press: cycling is good for us all, particularly motorists. [Newspaper article].

Feasibility and acceptability of exercise interventions for adults with tendinopathy: a mixed methods review. [Protocol] (2021)
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COOPER, K., ALEXANDER, L., SWINTON, P., MORRISSEY, D., PAVLOVA, A., MITCHELL, L., BRANDIE, D., TZORTZIOU BROWN, V. 2021. Feasibility and acceptability of exercise interventions for adults with tendinopathy: a mixed methods review. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42020164641. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42020164641

This is a protocol for a review that aims to explore the feasibility and acceptability of any exercise intervention for the treatment of any tendinopathy. The first specific review question is: What is the current knowledge about the feasibility of d... Read More about Feasibility and acceptability of exercise interventions for adults with tendinopathy: a mixed methods review. [Protocol].

Effect of menstrual cycle phase, menstrual irregularities, and hormonal contraceptive use on anterior knee laxity and non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury occurrence in women: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol] (2021)
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NÉDÉLEC, E., FOLI, E., SHULTZ, S.J., SWINTON, P.A., DOLAN, E., ENRIGHT, K., PIASECKI, J., MATTHEWS, J.J., SALE, C. and ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J. 2021. Effect of menstrual cycle phase, menstrual irregularities, and hormonal contraceptive use on anterior knee laxity and non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury occurrence in women: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]. BMJ Open Sport and exercise medicine [online], 7, e001170. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2021-001170

Exercising women report three to six times more ACL tears than men, which happen, in the majority of cases, with a non-contact mechanism. This sex disparity has, in part, been attributed to the differences in reproductive hormone profiles between men... Read More about Effect of menstrual cycle phase, menstrual irregularities, and hormonal contraceptive use on anterior knee laxity and non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury occurrence in women: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol].