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Ant colony optimisation for community pharmacy dispensing process based on in-field observations (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Naybour, M., Remenyte-Prescott, R., & Boyd, M. (2019). Ant colony optimisation for community pharmacy dispensing process based on in-field observations. In M. Beer, & E. Zio (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2019)

The community pharmacy dispensing process is an integral part of delivering effective primary care to patients around the world. However, dispensing error rates and related patient safety issues are always a concern in the sector, where studies have... Read More

Reliability modelling of dispensing processes in community pharmacy (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Naybour, M., Remenyte-Prescott, R., & Boyd, M. (2018). Reliability modelling of dispensing processes in community pharmacy. In Proceedings of the 10th IMA International Conference on Modelling in Industrial Maintenance and Reliabilitydoi:10.19124/ima.2018.001.18

Studies of error rates in community pharmacies have reported error rates of between 0.014% and 3.3% per item dispensed. This suggests up to 36 million items per year may contain errors in England. In addition, literature shows that patient satisfacti... Read More

The Stakeholder Experience of a large scale final year undergraduate social community research project (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Mann, C., & Boyd, M. (2017). The Stakeholder Experience of a large scale final year undergraduate social community research project

Objective: In 2014 The School of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham needed to deliver individual research methods supervision by a small number of academic staff to a large number of final year students. There are limited opportunities for stud... Read More

Using performance and leadership mentors to support students during a simulated pharmacy business module (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Solanki, V., Boyd, M., Anderson, C., Sonnex, K., & Brydges, S. (2017). Using performance and leadership mentors to support students during a simulated pharmacy business module

Objective: To design and deliver a synoptic experiential learning experience drawing on leadership and management skills coupled with clinical problem solving in a high fidelity simulation. To provide undergraduates with a mentor employed to support... Read More

Pharmacy Leadership and Management module: An evaluation of the student experience and its perceived usefulness for future employment (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Boyd, M., Solanki, V., Anderson, C., Sonnex, K., & Brydges, S. (2017). Pharmacy Leadership and Management module: An evaluation of the student experience and its perceived usefulness for future employment

Background: Pharmacy Leadership and Management is a 12-day, final-year synoptic experiential learning simulation. Student teams of six run a primary care-based pharmacy business and are presented with approximately 180 scenarios and over 400 medicine... Read More

Pharmacy Leadership and Management: A new high fidelity simulation to prepare students for their future practise (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Boyd, M., Solanki, V., Anderson, C., Sonnex, K., & Brydges, S. (2017). Pharmacy Leadership and Management: A new high fidelity simulation to prepare students for their future practise

Objective: To design and deliver a synoptic experiential learning experience drawing on leadership and management skills coupled with clinical problem solving in a high fidelity simulation. Our vision is to produce world leading pharmacists by provid... Read More

Evaluation of a "flipped" classroom model within a pharmacy professional practice class: a comparison across three consecutive cohorts (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Naik, P., Balashanker, S., Emtage, A., & Boyd, M. (2017). Evaluation of a "flipped" classroom model within a pharmacy professional practice class: a comparison across three consecutive cohorts

Background: The “flipped” classroom model promotes student responsibility for learning and increased one-on-one interaction with the instructor (Bergmann & Sams, 2012) allowing classroom time to be maximised for more complex activities. This model wa... Read More

Intercultural capability: exploring first year HE students' reflections on and experiences of their higher education experience (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Mullen, E., Eccles, S., Dippold, D., & Bridges, S. (2016). Intercultural capability: exploring first year HE students' reflections on and experiences of their higher education experience

This round table discussion presents the initial stages of a cross-institution project exploring the reflections and expectations of first year international and home students. This study aims to capture students' early experiences in higher educatio... Read More

Integrating academic, professional and personal learning through multicultural group work (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Bridges, S. (in press). Integrating academic, professional and personal learning through multicultural group work

Multicultural group work is an element of pedagogy which presents rich opportunities for helping students function more effectively within the intercultural contexts of their worlds. Drawing on theories of cosmopolitanism and the ‘capability approac... Read More

Conceptualising cosmopolitan values in internationalised higher education: a capabilities approach (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Bridges, S. (2015). Conceptualising cosmopolitan values in internationalised higher education: a capabilities approach

The increasingly internationalised nature of higher education has enhanced the potential for students to benefit from a more diverse student body, yet there are gaps between the rhetoric and ideals of internationalisation and the lived realities for... Read More