ECHOES, a virtual learning environment developed by ESRC-funded researchers, has improved autistic children's engagement and communication, and changed teaching practice in several UK schools.
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A research collaboration with the National Apprenticeship Service identified key characteristics for vocational excellence - improving the selection process for the WorldSkills Competition.
Research on nanotechnology regulation has been highlighted in key government reports and the Government's Nanotechnology Strategy, and led to the development of the industry standard PAS 137.
A new tool assessing the quality of team-related behaviours of the core members of an operating theatre team has been mandated for national use by the National Patient Safety Agency and implemented in several other countries.
Building on research from Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research (PaCCS) Fellow Dr Masooda Bano, 28 schools in Nigeria with nearly 1,000 pupils are offering part-time modern basic education incorporating traditional Islamic values.