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Natural experiments: an underused tool for public health?
Policymakers and public health researchers alike have demanded better evidence of the effects of interventions on health inequalities. These calls have been repeated most recently in the UK in the… Expand
Information Acquisition and Mental Models: An Investigation into the Relationship Between Behaviour and Learning
A cognitive learning perspective is used to develop and test a model of the relationship between information acquisition and learning in the executive support systems (ESS) context. Expand
Top management support of enterprise systems implementations
Analyses of in-depth case studies at two Canadian universities that had implemented a large-scale enterprise system revealed three distinct types of TMS actions: TMS – resource provision (TMSR – actions related to supplying key resources such as funds, technologies, staff, and user training programs); TMSC – change management, and TMSV – vision sharing. Expand
Charismatic leadership and user acceptance of information technology
This paper integrates the unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT) with charismatic leadership theory, and examines the role of project champions influencing user adoption. Expand
Prevalence of Muscular Dystrophies: A Systematic Literature Review
Background: Determining the prevalence of neuromuscular disorders for the general population is important to identify the scope of burden on society and enable comparisons with other health… Expand
The use of heparin in preparing samples for blood-gas analysis.
- C. Higgins
- Chemistry, Medicine
- MLO: medical laboratory observer
- 1 October 2007
Heparin is the only anticoagulant used to prepare samples for blood-gas analysis. There are two ways in which heparin can interfere with results. The first is high heparin concentration in blood, and… Expand
A semantic registry using a Feature Type Catalogue instead of ontologies to support spatial data infrastructures
- Kristin Stock, Ray Atkinson, +4 authors D. Arctur
- Computer Science
- Int. J. Geogr. Inf. Sci.
- 1 February 2010
The use of a semantically rich registry containing a Feature Type Catalogue to represent the semantics of geographic feature types including operations, attributes and relationships between feature types is required to realise the benefits of Spatial Data Infrastructures. Expand
SAM—A Tool to Support the Construction, Review and Evolution of Safety Arguments
As pressure grows for stricter controls over the design and deployment of safety critical systems, the need for organisations to produce safety cases also increases. This paper describes the work of… Expand
Labour, Work, and Action: Arendt's Phenomenology of Practical Life
- C. Higgins
- 9 September 2011
Instrumentalism and the Clichés of Aesthetic Education: A Deweyan Corrective
- C. Higgins
When we defend aesthetic education in instrumental terms or rely on clichés of creativity and imagination, we win at best a pyrrhic victory. To make a lasting place for the arts in education, we must… Expand