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Linguistic performance features in clinical skills exams - report published by King's College London with the University of Nottingham

Linguistic performance features in clinical skills exams - report published by King's College London with the University of Nottingham

A research report published today by King's College London with the University of Nottingham has identified linguistic features that contribute to our understanding of the reasons why International Medical Graduates (IMGs) have a lower success rate than their UK counterparts in the UK's General Practice licensing examination. The research focused on linguistic and cultural factors that could affect performance and was designed to have a positive impact on the ongoing concern about differential pass rates.
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Nowhere to Call Home: A Tibetan in Beijing

Monday 2nd March
A41, Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park
Join the Department of Culture, Film and Media for a screening of Nowhere to Call Home: A Tibetan in Beijing, the first documentary to investigate Tibetan migration to Han cities and gender issues in Tibet.

The Black Adriatic: Researching and Rethinking Race in the Ex-Yugoslav Region

Wednesday 4th March
Trent B4
Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies: Research Semianr
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Blogs: latest posts from around the faculty

  • The Troublesome Reign of King John (Shakespeare’s Globe / Read not Dead) @ Inner Temple
    At a hair under four hours (including stalling around the interval), the Globe’s Read not Dead reading of The Troublesome Reign of King John was one of the costliest productions I’ve been to for a long time, causing me to miss my carefully planned coach home from London and buy a new train ticket for ...
  • Singing the blues
    Mark Bradley hunts for the ‘missing’ colours in the ancient world The ancient Greeks and Romans probably would have wondered what the fuss is about. They would have seen a dress that looked slightly different depending on the viewer’s angle. They might have thought it peculiar as fashion – more like a costume for comedy ...
  • This INSANE post will change your life!
    Oliver Thomas goes fishing for your attention with the help of some ancient Greek authors.   I find ‘clickbait’ one of the most annoying features of the internet. When I’m minding my own procrastinatory business on Facebook, suddenly something entitled ‘This INSANE article will change your life’ pops up in my feed, aggressively colonising my attention by ...

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