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Kirsty Elizabeth Alexander


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  • 11 Citations
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Education/Academic qualification

Life Sciences & Medicine, PhD

19 Jan 201531 Jul 2018

Arts & Social Sciences, Bachelors Degree, University of St. Andrews

Sep 2006Jun 2010

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Research Output 2017 2019

  • 11 Citations
  • 3 Comment/debate
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Bridging the cultural divide? Exploring UK school pupils’ perceptions of medicine

Alexander, K., Cleland, J. & Nicholson, S. 14 Feb 2019 In : Medical Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sociocultural factors

Satisfying the hydra: the social imperative in medical school admissions

Alexander, K. & Cleland, J. Jun 2018 In : Medical Education. 52, 6, p. 587-589 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Social Inclusion or Social Engineering? The Politics and Reality of Widening Access to Medicine in the UK

Alexander, K. & Cleland, J. 6 Jul 2018 Achieving Equity and Quality in Higher Education: Global Perspectives in an Era of Widening Participation. Shah, M. & McKay, J. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham: Springer International Publishing, p. 143-172 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citations

When I say … fairness in selection

Tiffin, P. A., Alexander, K. & Cleland, J. Dec 2018 In : Medical Education. 52, 12, p. 1225-1227 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate


Widening Access: Achieving Equity in Medical Education

Cleland, J., Alexander, K. & Nicholson, S. 12 Nov 2018 Selection and Recruitment in the Healthcare Professions: Research, Theory and Practice. Patterson, F. & Zibarras, L. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 249-274 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

research policy
research practice

Activities 2017 2018

  • 3 Peer review of manuscripts
  • 2 Invited talk
  • 1 Public Lecture/debate/seminar
  • 1 TV/Radio programme

Teaching and learning in medicine (Journal)

Alexander, K. E. (Peer Review)
Jan 2018

Activity: Peer review of manuscripts

Medical Education (Journal)

Alexander, K. E. (Peer Review)
Aug 2018

Activity: Peer review of manuscripts

Widening Access to Medicine

Alexander, K. E. (Author)
23 May 2017

Activity: Public Lecture/debate/seminar