Susan S Walker

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Conservation efforts and emergency medicine face comparable problems: how to use scarce resources wisely to conserve valuable assets. In both fields, the process of prioritising actions is known as triage. Although often used implicitly by conservation managers, scientists and policymakers, triage has been misinterpreted as the process of simply deciding(More)
1077 Shaw T. Chen is associate director & botanical team leader, Jinhui Dou is pharmacognosy reviewer, Robert Temple is director of the Office of Drug Evaluation, Rajiv Agarwal is chemistry reviewer, Kuei-Meng Wu is pharmacology reviewer and Susan Walker is director of the Division of Dermatological and Dental Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and(More)
As online learning environments now have an established presence in higher education we need to ask the question: How effective are these environments for student learning? Online environments can provide a different type of learning experience than traditional face-to-face contexts (for on-campus students) or printbased materials (for distance learners).(More)
This paper reports the formulation and application of a framework of catchment-level water resource management indicators designed to integrate environmental, economic and social aspects of sustainability. The framework of nine indicators was applied to the River Dee and River Sinos catchments in Scotland and Brazil, respectively, following an indicator(More)
Accessing vulnerable populations for research purposes can be difficult, as participants must be sheltered from research that might be insensitive, intrusive, and potentially distressing. People diagnosed with a life-limiting condition may be vulnerable, and involving such people in research samples may be fraught with difficulties. Nevertheless, it is(More)
T he field of biodiversity conservation is hampered by weak performance measurement and reporting standards (1). In other areas, such as the corporate world, weak reporting of performance is considered bad practice, if not illegal (2, 3). Although various evaluation frameworks for conservation programs have been suggested (4–7), few simple measures for(More)
International Affairs 91: 1 (2015) 55–75 © 2015 The Author(s). International Affairs © 2015 The Royal Institute of International Affairs. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford ox4 2dq, UK and 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148, USA. In October 2012, on the 20th anniversary of the international campaign to ban landmines, 90(More)