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Evaluating the implementation of online exam proctoring on physiology module attainment and student experience. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Jones, M., & Miklavc, P. (2024, July). Evaluating the implementation of online exam proctoring on physiology module attainment and student experience. Presented at Physiology in Focus 2024, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

Introduction Online examination is a widely utilised strategy for higher education assessment due to its numerous benefits for universities, academic staff, and students. Exemplar benefits of online assessment include increased student flexibility t... Read More about Evaluating the implementation of online exam proctoring on physiology module attainment and student experience..

Journal clubs as an effective pedagogical tool to enhance academic literacy (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Jones, M., & Morgan, N. (2024, June). Journal clubs as an effective pedagogical tool to enhance academic literacy. Presented at Horizons in STEM Education 2024, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Introduction Journal clubs are routinely used within academic research institutes and allied health professions to boost critical thinking, data analysis and disseminate knowledge of novel research concepts. These group-based discussions regarding s... Read More about Journal clubs as an effective pedagogical tool to enhance academic literacy.

Authentic Pathology Specimen Reception: A Valuable Resource for Developing Biomedical Science Student Competencies and Employability (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Hussain, T., Namvar, S., & Jones, M. (2024, June). Authentic Pathology Specimen Reception: A Valuable Resource for Developing Biomedical Science Student Competencies and Employability. Poster presented at Horizons in STEM Education 2024, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

The pathology specimen reception is fundamental to the services provided by Biomedical Science laboratories worldwide. To ensure patient safety and sample quality control, prospective Biomedical Scientists should have a robust knowledge of the proces... Read More about Authentic Pathology Specimen Reception: A Valuable Resource for Developing Biomedical Science Student Competencies and Employability.

Curriculum embedded journal clubs as an effective pedagogical tool to enhance academic literacy in undergraduate bioscience students (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Jones, M., & Morgan, N. (2024, May). Curriculum embedded journal clubs as an effective pedagogical tool to enhance academic literacy in undergraduate bioscience students. Poster presented at Current Challenges, Innovative Practice and Student Experience in Physiology Education, University of Salford, UK

Journal clubs are routinely used within academic research institutes and allied health professions to boost critical thinking, data analysis and disseminate knowledge of novel research concepts. These group-based discussions regarding scientific lite... Read More about Curriculum embedded journal clubs as an effective pedagogical tool to enhance academic literacy in undergraduate bioscience students.

Overcoming the red tape: The challenges of designing and evaluating a digital escape room platform. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Jones, M., & Morgan, N. (2024, May). Overcoming the red tape: The challenges of designing and evaluating a digital escape room platform. Presented at Escape Rooms in Education 2024, Online

With students increasingly accessing content via digital sources rather than in-person due to factors including the increased cost of living, identifying new ways to engage students via digital mediums is paramount. One example of this is digital esc... Read More about Overcoming the red tape: The challenges of designing and evaluating a digital escape room platform..

Boswellia carterii oleoresin extracts induce caspase-mediated apoptosis and G 1 cell cycle arrest in human leukaemia subtypes (2023)
Journal Article
Jones, M. A., Borun, A., & Greensmith, D. J. (2023). Boswellia carterii oleoresin extracts induce caspase-mediated apoptosis and G 1 cell cycle arrest in human leukaemia subtypes. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 14, 1282239. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2023.1282239

Background: Leukemias are a common cancer in adults and children. While existing treatments are effective, they are associated with severe side-effects compounded by the emergence of drug resistance. This necessitates the need to develop new drugs an... Read More about Boswellia carterii oleoresin extracts induce caspase-mediated apoptosis and G 1 cell cycle arrest in human leukaemia subtypes.

Plasma interleukin responses as predictors of outcome stratification in patients after major trauma: a prospective observational two centre study (2023)
Journal Article
Jones, M. A., Hanison, J., Apreutesei, R., Allarakia, B., Namvar, S., Ramaswamy, D. S., …Nirmalan, N. (2023). Plasma interleukin responses as predictors of outcome stratification in patients after major trauma: a prospective observational two centre study. Frontiers in Immunology, 14, 1276171. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2023.1276171

Background and objectives: There is a need to develop objective risk stratification tools to define efficient care pathways for trauma patients. Biomarker-based point of care testing may strengthen existing clinical tools currently available for this... Read More about Plasma interleukin responses as predictors of outcome stratification in patients after major trauma: a prospective observational two centre study.

Authentic Pathology Specimen Reception: A Valuable Resource for Developing Biomedical Science Student Competencies and Employability (2023)
Journal Article
Hussain, T., Namvar, S., & Jones, M. (2023). Authentic Pathology Specimen Reception: A Valuable Resource for Developing Biomedical Science Student Competencies and Employability. British Journal of Biomedical Science, 80, 11731. https://doi.org/10.3389/bjbs.2023.11731

Background/Introduction: The pathology specimen reception is fundamental to the services provided by Biomedical Science laboratories worldwide. To ensure patient safety and that samples are of adequate quality to send for analysis, prospective Biomed... Read More about Authentic Pathology Specimen Reception: A Valuable Resource for Developing Biomedical Science Student Competencies and Employability.

The impact of proctored online assessments on academic attainment, student experience and wellbeing (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Jones, M., Namvar, S., Miklavc, P., Smyth, L., & Ferry, N. (2023, September). The impact of proctored online assessments on academic attainment, student experience and wellbeing. Poster presented at LTEC Festival of Learning and Teaching 2023, University of Salford, UK

Online assessment is a widely utilised strategy for higher education assessment due to its numerous benefits for universities, academic staff, and students alike. However, it has been highlighted within the wider sector that this approach leads to gr... Read More about The impact of proctored online assessments on academic attainment, student experience and wellbeing.

Evaluating the implementation of journal clubs into the biomedicine curriculum to promote physiological research and increase graduate capital (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Jones, M. (2023, July). Evaluating the implementation of journal clubs into the biomedicine curriculum to promote physiological research and increase graduate capital. Presented at Physiology 2023, Harrogate Convention Centre

Introduction Journal clubs are routinely used within academic research institutes and allied health professions to boost critical thinking and disseminate knowledge of novel research concepts (Honey & Baker, 2011). These group-based discussions rega... Read More about Evaluating the implementation of journal clubs into the biomedicine curriculum to promote physiological research and increase graduate capital.

A hydroalcoholic extract of Senecio nutans SCh. Bip (Asteraceae); its effects on cardiac function and chemical characterization (2022)
Journal Article
Palacios, J., Paredes, A., Cifuentes, F., Catalan, M., Garcia-Villalon, A., Borquez, J., …Greensmith, D. (2023). A hydroalcoholic extract of Senecio nutans SCh. Bip (Asteraceae); its effects on cardiac function and chemical characterization. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 300, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2022.115747

Ethnopharmacology relevance The plant Senecio nutans SCh. Bip. is used by Andean communities to treat altitude sickness. Recent evidence suggests it may produce vasodilation and negative cardiac inotropy, though the cellular mechanisms have not been... Read More about A hydroalcoholic extract of Senecio nutans SCh. Bip (Asteraceae); its effects on cardiac function and chemical characterization.

The chemotherapeutic potential of Boswellia carterii oleoresins (2021)
Thesis
Jones, M. The chemotherapeutic potential of Boswellia carterii oleoresins. (Thesis). University of Salford

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. Though effective treatments are available and reduce mortality, issues such as debilitating side-effects and drug resistance necessitate a need to develop alternatives. Natural products are a key and dive... Read More about The chemotherapeutic potential of Boswellia carterii oleoresins.

SPARC 2019 Fake news & home truths : Salford postgraduate annual research conference book of abstracts (2019)
Book
Aarons, T., Abduljawad, S. A. S., Aboelkheir, A., Addis, M. C., Adeboye, O., Adeniyi, I. A., …Yusup, N. H. (2019). E. M. Barnes, D. Greensmith, M. Griffiths, U. Hurley, T. Ireland, C. Starbuck, …D. Whitnall (Eds.), SPARC 2019 Fake news & home truths : Salford postgraduate annual research conference book of abstracts. Salford, UK: University of Salford

Welcome to the Book of Abstracts for the 2019 SPARC conference. This year we not only celebrate the work of our PGRs but also our first ever Doctoral School Best Supervisor awards, which makes this year’s conference extra special. Once again we have... Read More about SPARC 2019 Fake news & home truths : Salford postgraduate annual research conference book of abstracts.

Interleukin-6 and Interleukin-10 concentrations as predictors of patient outcome following major traumatic injury (2017)
Thesis
Jones, M. Interleukin-6 and Interleukin-10 concentrations as predictors of patient outcome following major traumatic injury. (Dissertation). University of Salford

Trauma is one of the main causes of death worldwide, accounting for 4.8 million deaths per year. This death rate has led to trauma being classed as the top cause of death for males, aged between fifteen and twenty-nine. More recently, however, the... Read More about Interleukin-6 and Interleukin-10 concentrations as predictors of patient outcome following major traumatic injury.