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Publications:  Prof Sandra Nicholson

Zhou S, Carroll E, Nicholson S, Vize CJ(2020). Blurred vision. BMJ (Clinical research ed.) vol. 368, m569-m569.
Sabitova A, Sajun SZ, Nicholson S, Mosler F, Priebe S(2019). Job morale of physicians in low-income and middle-income countries: A systematic literature review of qualitative studies. BMJ Open vol. 9, (12)
Alexander K, Cleland J, Nicholson S(2019). Bridging the cultural divide? Exploring school pupils' perceptions of medicine. Med Educ vol. 53, (6) 571-583.
Fielding S, Tiffin PA, Greatrix R, Lee AJ, Patterson F, Nicholson S, Cleland J(2018). Do changing medical admissions practices in the UK impact on who is admitted? An interrupted time series analysis. BMJ Open vol. 8, (10) e023274-e023274.
Dowell J, Cleland J, Fitzpatrick S, McManus C, Nicholson S, Oppé T, Petty-Saphon K, King OS et al.(2018). The UK medical education database (UKMED) what is it? Why and how might you use it?. BMC Med Educ vol. 18, (1) 6-14.
Patterson F, Cousans F, Edwards H, Rosselli A, Nicholson S, Wright B(2017). The Predictive Validity of a Text-Based Situational Judgment Test in Undergraduate Medical and Dental School Admissions. Acad Med vol. 92, (9) 1250-1253.
Alexander K, Fahey Palma T, Nicholson S, Cleland J(2017). 'Why not you?' Discourses of widening access on UK medical school websites. Med Educ vol. 51, (6) 598-611.
Patterson F, Knight A, Dowell J, Nicholson S, Cousans F, Cleland J(2017). Response to Adam et al. regarding selection methods. Medical Education vol. 51, (6)
Alexander K, Cleland J, Nicholson S(2017). Let us not neglect the impact of organizational culture on increasing diversity within medical schools. Perspect Med Educ vol. 6, (2) 65-67.
Nicholson S, Cleland JA(2016). "It's making contacts": notions of social capital and implications for widening access to medical education. Advances in Health Sciences Education
MacKenzie RK, Cleland JA, Ayansina D, Nicholson S(2016). Does the UKCAT predict performance on exit from medical school? A national cohort study. BMJ Open vol. 6, (10) e011313-e011313.
Nicholson S, Hastings AM, McKinley RK(2016). Influences on students' career decisions concerning general practice: a focus group study. British Journal of General Practice vol. 66, (651) e768-e775.
Lievens F, Patterson F, Corstjens J, Martin S, Nicholson S(2016). Widening access in selection using situational judgement tests: evidence from the UKCAT. Medical Education vol. 50, (6) 624-636.
Patterson F, Knight A, Dowell J, Nicholson S, Cousans F, Cleland J(2016). How effective are selection methods in medical education? A systematic review. Medical Education vol. 50, (1) 36-60.
Campbell J, Hobbs FDR, Irish B, Nicholson S, Pringle M, Reeve J, Rosenthal J(2015). UK academic general practice and primary care. BMJh4164-h4164.
Nicholson S, Kelly M(2015). Commentary. Educ Prim Care vol. 26, (3) 146-147.
Cleland JA, Nicholson S, Kelly N, Moffat M(2015). Taking context seriously: explaining widening access policy enactments in UK medical schools. Med Educ vol. 49, (1) 25-35.
Tiffin PA, McLachlan JC, Webster L, Nicholson S(2014). Comparison of the sensitivity of the UKCAT and A Levels to sociodemographic characteristics: a national study. BMC MEDICAL EDUCATION vol. 14, Article ARTN 7,
McManus IC, Dewberry C, Nicholson S, Dowell JS, Woolf K, Potts HWW(2013). Construct-level predictive validity of educational attainment and intellectual aptitude tests in medical student selection: meta-regression of six UK longitudinal studies. BMC MEDICINE vol. 11, Article ARTN 243,
McManus IC, Dewberry C, Nicholson S, Dowell JS(2013). The UKCAT-12 study: educational attainment, aptitude test performance, demographic and socio-economic contextual factors as predictors of first year outcome in a cross-sectional collaborative study of 12 UK medical schools. BMC MEDICINE vol. 11, Article ARTN 244,
Nicholson S, Cushing A(2013). The importance of non-verbal behaviour: issues for selection, training and assessment. MEDICAL EDUCATION vol. 47, (9) 858-860.
Turner R, Nicholson S(2011). Can the UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) select suitable candidates for interview?. MED EDUC vol. 45, (10) 1041-1047.
Turner R, Nicholson S(2011). Reasons selectors give for accepting and rejecting medical applicants before interview. Med Educ vol. 45, (3) 298-307.
James D, Yates J, Nicholson S(2010). Comparison of A level and UKCAT performance in students applying to UK medical and dental schools in 2006: cohort study. BRIT MED J vol. 340, Article c478,
Nicholson S, Raval D(2009). Professionalism: what it means to doctors today. BRIT J HOSP MED vol. 70, (8) 470-474.
Grime P, Williams S, Nicholson S(2006). Medical students' evaluation of a teaching session in occupational medicine: the value of a workplace visit. OCCUP MED-OXFORD vol. 56, (2) 110-114.
Nicholson S(2005). Commentary: The benefits of aptitude testing for selecting medical students. BRIT MED J vol. 331, (7516) 559-560.
Nicholson S(2005). The benefits of aptitude testing for selecting medical students. BMJ vol. 331, (7516) 559-560.
Kamali AW, Nicholson S, Wood DF(2005). A model for widening access into medicine and dentistry: the SAMDA-BL project. Med Educ vol. 39, (9) 918-925.
Cook V, NICHOLSON S, Cason F, Carter Y(2005). Maintaining the quality of community-based education: an evaluation of an innovative, centralised system for giving student feedback to undergraduate general practice tutors. Education for Primary Care vol. 16, 184-191.
Nicholson S(2002). 'So you row, do you? You don't look like a rower.' An account of medical students' experience of sexism. MED EDUC vol. 36, (11) 1057-1063.
Nicholson S, Osonnaya C, Carter YH, Savage W, Hennessy E, Collinson S(2001). Designing a community-based fourth-year obstetrics and gynaecology module: an example of innovative curriculum development. MED EDUC vol. 35, (4) 398-403.
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