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Gaining places: stagnation and growth in the proportion of women in universities

Professor Carol Dyhouse | Economic & Social History | 01 October 2003

Women students now outnumber men in uk universities. Given the current interest in access to higher education, as well as concern about whether girls are outperforming boys, it is surprising that the chronology of, and reasons for this trend have not ...

Rollout: innovative representations for scheduling for quality and training

Professor Peter Cheng | Psychology | 01 October 2003

How should information technology system be designed to support problem solving and decision making in complex challenging environments such as manufacturing? How can such systems allow experts and novices to perform better, increasing the quality an ...

Representational design principles to humanize automated scheduling systems

Professor Peter Cheng | Psychology | 01 July 2003

Two critical issues for it support of working with knowledge will be addressed: (1) the fundamental role that representational systems have in it systems; (2) the integration of the power of automated systems for complex tasks with the flexibility an ...

Management of intellectual property rights in shared digital environments

Professor Jordi Molas-Gallart | Interdisciplinary Studies | 01 May 2003

This study aimed to improve our understanding of how organisations manage their ip in collaborative projects using it tools to share large amounts of technical data in digital format. The resulting shared digital environments (sdes) involve electroni ...

Improving the reliability of automobile memory

Dr Daniel Wright | Psychology | 13 January 2003

Some criminal cases hinge on the reliability of a person’s memory for an automobile. Experts are often asked by courts about the reliability of such memories. While there is much research on memory in general, and memory for faces in particular, ther ...

One europe or several? Programme director - profJim rollo

Professor James Rollo | 01 January 2003

Over the past decade the european continent has experienced a ferment of change. Ten years ago europe's east–west division was still in place, and the european union was still groping towards the fulfilment of the single market. Now nato includes pol ...

Supporting and harnessing diversity? Experiments in appropriate technology

Dr Adrian Smith | Interdisciplinary Studies | 01 January 2003

Technological choices are influenced by a logic that derives from the accumulated knowledge, past investments and established technological practices. This tendency is called the technological regime. Regimes lead innovations along particular traject ...

Childhood vaccination: science & public engagement in international perspective

Professor James Fairhead | Social Anthropology | 01 October 2002

Given crises of public confidence in certain childhood vaccination regimes both in the united kingdom and west africa, this study used the lens of vaccination to explore emerging science-society relations in european and african settings which have c ...

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