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Welcome to the University of Salford repository (USIR), an Open Access showcase for the published research output of the university. Our collection contains a wide range of research across multiple formats and subject areas.

Whenever possible, outputs will be made openly available here in full digital format for download, with many under a Creative Commons license. See our Policies for further information https://salford-repository.worktribe.com/policies.



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Industry Engagement and Authentic Assessment, their contribution to Lifewide Learning for Postgraduate students of professionally orientated disciplines. (2024)
Journal Article
Conroy, C., & Clark, A. (in press). Industry Engagement and Authentic Assessment, their contribution to Lifewide Learning for Postgraduate students of professionally orientated disciplines. Innovative practice in higher education, 5(3),

Structured opportunities for work-based learning, such as live-brief projects (QAA, 2018), are valued by Professional, Statutory & Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs) for the opportunities afforded for behavioural competency development such as stakeholder man... Read More about Industry Engagement and Authentic Assessment, their contribution to Lifewide Learning for Postgraduate students of professionally orientated disciplines..

Circular Economy in Construction - A Stakeholder Perspective (2024)
Journal Article
Wadee, A., & Ferriz-Papi, J. (2024). Circular Economy in Construction - A Stakeholder Perspective. #Journal not on list, 1-A, 19-27. https://doi.org/10.26341/issn.2241-4002-2024-1a-2-T02055

Natural resources are finite, therefore, their efficient use is necessary for a sustainable future in the construction industry. Making better use of the materials at our disposal is paramount for resource efficiency and environmental impact reductio... Read More about Circular Economy in Construction - A Stakeholder Perspective.

Exploring the experiences of an autistic male convicted of stalking (2024)
Journal Article
Rawdon, N., Vinter, L. P., Allely, C., & Wheatley, R. (2024). Exploring the experiences of an autistic male convicted of stalking. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1080/14789949.2024.2339537

Despite an increasing number of studies which examine the interplay between autism and offending mechanisms, there has been a lack of research investigating the interplay between autism and stalking. It was anticipated that findings from this investi... Read More about Exploring the experiences of an autistic male convicted of stalking.

A qualitative investigation of physical activity compensation among older adults (2017)
Journal Article
Gray, P., Murphy, M., Gallagher, A., & Simpson, E. E. A. (2018). A qualitative investigation of physical activity compensation among older adults. British Journal of Health Psychology, 23(1), 208-224. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjhp.12282

Objectives This study explored the mechanisms of physical activity (PA) compensation among older adults who recently reduced their non-exercise physical activity (NEPA) in response to a structured PA intervention. Design A post-trial, retrospect... Read More about A qualitative investigation of physical activity compensation among older adults.

Motives and Barriers to Physical Activity Among Older Adults of Different Socioeconomic Status (2016)
Journal Article
Gray, P. M., Murphy, M. H., Gallagher, A. M., & Simpson, E. E. A. (2016). Motives and Barriers to Physical Activity Among Older Adults of Different Socioeconomic Status. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 24(3), 419-429. https://doi.org/10.1123/japa.2015-0045

This study explored motives and barriers to physical activity (PA) among older adults of differing socioeconomic status (SES) utilizing a self-determination theory and self-efficacy theory framework. Focus groups (n = 4) were conducted with older adu... Read More about Motives and Barriers to Physical Activity Among Older Adults of Different Socioeconomic Status.