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Forms and varieties of research and industry collaboration across disciplines.

Heliyon 2020 Mar 13;6(3):e03404. Epub 2020 Mar 13.

University of Turku, School of Economics, Finland.

Academic scientists' engagement with industry is a central mechanism in university-industry knowledge transfer and the development of collaborative research. However, most empirical studies are limited to researchers in technical disciplines. We extend the analysis beyond engineers to include broader disciplinary fields, including humanists, economists, medicine, biosciences and cross-disciplinary scientists. Read More

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Apostates as a Hidden Population of Abuse Victims.

J Interpers Violence 2020 Jan 12:886260519898428. Epub 2020 Jan 12.

University of Nottingham, UK.

The term "apostate" describes the term used by the religious to describe individuals raised within religious families who once identified as religious, but who have ceased to believe in the existence of God, gods or follow their religious belief, and now identify as non-religious. Given the strong feelings families can have about the rejection of their shared faith, and the difficulty that police forces may have in identifying and understanding the complexities of violence toward the apostate, this study sought to examine the possibility that apostates represent a hidden population of abuse victims within religious households. We recruited 228 persons (102 males, 119 females) from an online survey with the support of "Faith to Faithless"-a service within Humanists UK, which supports people that leave their religious faith. Read More

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January 2020

Birds of a Feather? Genetic Counseling, Genetic Testing, and Humanism.

Robert Resta

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med 2020 11 2;10(11). Epub 2020 Nov 2.

Swedish Cancer Institute, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA.

Humanism is a philosophy that emphasizes rational, scientific, and empiric analysis of the world we live in to improve the physical, social, and psychological life of humanity. Although individual genetic counselors may or may not identify as humanists, genetic counseling and genetic testing are primarily humanistic endeavors because they are situated in the context of humanistic medicine in the westernized world. Humanistic goals are also implicit and explicit in the profession and practice of genetic counselors. Read More

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November 2020

Perceptions of professionalism among nursing faculty and nursing students.

West J Nurs Res 2013 Feb 16;35(2):248-71. Epub 2011 May 16.

School of Nursing, McMaster University, 1200 Main St. West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Although there is no consensus about the definition of professionalism, some generally recognized descriptors include knowledge, specialization, intellectual and individual responsibility, and well-developed group consciousness. In this study, Q-methodology was used to identify common viewpoints about professionalism held by nursing faculty and students, and four viewpoints emerged as humanists, portrayers, facilitators, and regulators. The humanists reflected the view that professional values include respect for human dignity, personal integrity, protection of patient privacy, and protection of patients from harm. Read More

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February 2013
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