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  • Comprehension in the informed-consent process 

    Olivier, Steve; Olivier, Amanda (W G Hopkins, 2001-09)
    Using a generic consent form is desirable in the informed-consent process, but such forms may not give potential subjects an adequate understanding of a project. Attention to several aspects of design and content of the ...
  • The effect of divided attention on novices and experts in laparoscopic task performance 

    Ghazanfar, Mudassar A.; Cook, Malcolm; Tang, Benjie; Tait, Iain; Alijani, Afshin (Springer US, 2014-07-17)
    Background Attention is important for the skilful execution of surgery. The surgeon’s attention during surgery is divided between surgery and outside distractions. The effect of this divided attention has not been well ...
  • Ethical considerations in human movement research 

    Olivier, Steve (Human Kinetics Publishers Inc., 1995-05)
    In the past decade, ethical issues in research involving human subjects have exploded into the public consciousness. In reviewing past human subject abuse, it is evident that, in human experimentation, legislation has not ...
  • Ethics review of research projects involving human subjects 

    Olivier, Steve (Human Kinetics Publishers Inc, 2002-08)
    Maltreatment of subjects has led to the introduction of an ethics review process for research involving humans. There is a feeling that the bureaucratization of the process is too restrictive and that it may be hampering ...
  • From honours project to published paper: the development of an etching paste 

    Wightman, Graham (UK Physical Sciences Centre, 2009)
  • Informed consent in sport science 

    Olivier, Steve; Olivier, Amanda (W G Hopkins, 2001-01)
    Obtaining informed consent is a prerequisite for a subject’s participation in a research project. Informed consent is the potential subject’s formal agreement to take part in a research project. The process of obtaining ...
  • Introducing reflective practice to first year forensic science students 

    Sturrock, Keith R.; Wightman, Graham (Abertay University, 2009)
    One problem with implementing any change is whether to roll out the new approach or whether to go for a 'big bang' and implement it across all years simultaneously. On the Forensic science programme at Abertay it was ...
  • Peer review: beyond the call of duty? 

    Griffiths, Peter; Baveye, Philippe C. (Elsevier, 2011-01)
    The number of manuscripts submitted to most scholarly journals has increased tremendously over the last few decades, and shows no sign of leveling off. Increasingly, a key challenge faced by editors of scientific journals ...
  • Publications from projects 

    Wightman, Graham (Abertay University, 2010)
    Developing graduate attributes in our students and linking research to teaching are key areas for our teaching and learning programmes, and the honours project is a prime area for integrating these into our degree ...
  • The theory and practice of teaching research ethics 

    Olivier, Steve (Stellenbosch University, 1998)
    There is general agreement that research involving human participants is important to the development of new knowledge in several areas. However, the interface between science and society has historically been beset with ...
  • Transactional analysis psychotherapy with a woman suffering from multiple sclerosis: a systematic case study 

    McLeod, Julia (SAGE, 2013-07)
    Living with a long-term health condition can lead to anxiety, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and relationship difficulties. This article uses a systematic case study approach to examine the process and outcome ...
  • UK students and sex work: current knowledge and research issues 

    Roberts, Ron; Bergström, Sandra; La Rooy, David J. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007-04)
    Available evidence, largely arecdotal suggests that students are turning to quick ways of making money such as work in the sex industry in order to balance their finances, a trend seen in other countries with similar student ...
  • Zoo visitors’ understanding of terms denoting research activity 

    Carson, Lloyd (SAGE, 2014-06)
    Zoos have increasingly sought to justify their existence by reference to a scientific role particularly in the domains of animal welfare and conservation. Given recent initiatives by the UK government to foster public ...