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Evaluation of the Guide to Action Care Home fall prevention programme in care homes for older people: protocol for a multi-centre, single blinded, cluster randomised controlled trial (FinCH) (2019)
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Logan, P., McCartney, K., Armstrong, S., Clarke, A., Conroy, S., Darby, J., …Horne, . J. (2019). Evaluation of the Guide to Action Care Home fall prevention programme in care homes for older people: protocol for a multi-centre, single blinded, cluster randomised controlled trial (FinCH). National Institute for Health Research

Background: Falls in older care home residents are at least five times more frequent than in community dwelling adults and have higher direct costs. Care home research is limited but suggests that fall-related injuries might be prevented by fall prev... Read More

Making science public: challenges and opportunities (2019)
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Raman, S., Nerlich, B., Cartelet, C., de Saille, S., Hadley Kershaw, E., Hartley, S., …Tsouvalis, J. (2019). Making science public: challenges and opportunities. Leverhulme Trust

This Programme investigated the relationship between science, politics and publics in the aftermath of an influential 2000 UK House of Lords Science and Society report. We conceptualised top-down initiatives promising greater transparency around the... Read More

Human factors in exclusive and shared use in the UK transport system (2019)
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Golightly, D., Houghton, R., HUGHES, N., & Sharples, S. (2019). Human factors in exclusive and shared use in the UK transport system. Foresight, Government Office for Science

Transport sharing describes a growing set of practices, systems and services that sit between traditional notions of private and public transport provision, and may have benefits in terms of both improving mobility in society and helping to address e... Read More

Improving medication safety in general practices in the East Midlands through the PINCER intervention: Scaling Up PINCER (2018)
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Rodgers, S., Salema, N., Waring, J., Armstrong, S., Mehta, R., Bell, B., …On behalf of the Scaling Up PINCER Evaluation and Implementation Teams, . (2018). Improving medication safety in general practices in the East Midlands through the PINCER intervention: Scaling Up PINCER. The Health Foundation

This is the executive summary of an evaluation report for the Health Foundation.

Hierarchy, markets and networks: analysing the 'self-improving school-led system' agenda in England and the implications for schools (2018)
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Greany, T., & Higham, R. (2018). Hierarchy, markets and networks: analysing the 'self-improving school-led system' agenda in England and the implications for schools. London: Nuffield Foundation and Education Development Trust

This report analyses how schools in England have interpreted and begun to respond to the government’s ‘self-improving school-led system’ (SISS) policy agenda, an overarching narrative for schools policy since 2010 that encompasses an ensemble of refo... Read More

Multi-academy trusts: do they make a difference to pupil outcomes?: supplementary statistical analysis for the report Hierarchy, markets and networks: analysing the 'self-improving school-led system' agenda in England and the implications for schools (2018)
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Bernardinelli, D., Rutt, S., Greany, T., & Higham, R. (2018). Multi-academy trusts: do they make a difference to pupil outcomes?: supplementary statistical analysis for the report Hierarchy, markets and networks: analysing the 'self-improving school-led system' agenda in England and the implications for schools. London: Nuffield Foundation and Education Development Trust

Revitalising agricultural education and training in South Africa (2018)
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Swanepoel, F., Ekwamu, A., Dakora, F., Modi, A., Muchenje, V., Njobe, B., …Terblanché, F. (2018). Revitalising agricultural education and training in South Africa. Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)

The consensus study was initiated by the ASSAf Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Standing Committee, deriving from a deep concern about the status of Agricultural Education and Training (AET) in the country. The study... Read More

Study in support of the evaluation of the database directive (2018)
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Chicot, J., Domini, A., Bodea, G., Karanikolova, K., Radauer, A., Gkogka, A., …Derclaye, E. (2018). Study in support of the evaluation of the database directive. European Commission

The 1996 Directive on the legal protection of databases (Database Directive) aims at supporting the development of the European database industry. It created a sui generis right protecting investments of database makers, regardless of the originality... Read More

English Public Attitudes to CSPL - Relevant Questions: Insights from the British Election Study Internet Panel (2017)
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Bon, E. V., & van der Eijk, C. (2017). English Public Attitudes to CSPL - Relevant Questions: Insights from the British Election Study Internet Panel. Committee on Standards in Public Life

In the analyses reported in this report weights were used as follow: if a variable occurred in only one wave, the weight for that specific wave was employed. If a variable was measured in multiple waves, either the 'full' weight for all waves was use... Read More

Consequences of Brexit in the area of public procurement (2017)
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Arrowsmith, S. (2017). Consequences of Brexit in the area of public procurement. European Parliament

This paper examines the implications of the UK’s departure from the EU for the EU-UK legal relationship in the field of public procurement. It assesses, in comparison with the position under EU membership, the implications of four approaches found in... Read More

Special economic zones in the Dominican Republic: policy considerations: special economic zones, global value chains, and the degree of domestic linkages in the Dominican Republic for a more competitive and inclusive sector: (2017)
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Reyes, J., Eduardo Sanchez, M., Ferrantino, M., Riano, A., Defever, F., Engel, J., …Ahdiyyih, S. (2017). Special economic zones in the Dominican Republic: policy considerations: special economic zones, global value chains, and the degree of domestic linkages in the Dominican Republic for a more competitive and inclusive sector:. World Bank

The Dominican Republic is often considered an example of the successful implementation of Special Economic Zones (henceforth SEZs) in the Western hemisphere. The zones fueled economic growth during the 1980s and 1990s and, while they experienced a sh... Read More

Comparative systems of assessment of illness or disability for the purposes of adult social welfare payments. Second report (Carers) (2016)
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Cousins, M., Pennings, F., Roberts, S., & Stafford, B. (2016). Comparative systems of assessment of illness or disability for the purposes of adult social welfare payments. Second report (Carers). National Disability Authority

Purpose of the report: This is the second report of the study of comparative systems of assessment of illness or disability for the purposes of adult social welfare payments. This report considers assessment systems for carer payments in relation to... Read More

Modern slavery research: the UK picture (2015)
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Bales, K., Hedwards, B., Silverman, B., Costaguta, L., Trodd, Z., & Wright, N. (2015). Modern slavery research: the UK picture. Independent Anti Slavery Commissioner's Office