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IC Thinking Departmental Research Group


Selected publications

Andrews Fearon, P. & Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2016). Complexity under stress: Integrative approaches to overdetermined vulnerabilities. Journal of Strategic Security, 9(4), 11-31.

Boyd-MacMillan, E., (2004) ‘Awkward Relations: Should the Field of Spirituality Distance Itself from Theology?’ in The Council of the Societies for the Study of Religion (CSSR) Bulletin, September & November.

Boyd-MacMillan, E., (2004) ‘Loder and Mystical Spirituality: Particularity, Universality, and Knowing’ in eds. D. Wright & J. Kuentzel, Redemptive Transformation in Practical Theology, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans. 

Boyd-MacMillan, E., (2004) ‘More Than Collaboration’ in The Way Special Issue, vol. 43, no. 4, October.

Boyd-MacMillan, E., (2006) Transformation: James Loder, Mystical Spirituality, and James Hillman, Oxford: PeterLang, AG.

Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2009). ‘Vision in the Eye of the Beholder: Translation or Transformation?’ N. van Deusen (Ed.) Dreams and Visions, The Netherlands: Brill Publications.

Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2015). Final report on I SEE! Life Skills for a Changing Scotland project effectiveness empirical evaluation. Submitted to the Scottish Government, 2015, Copyright Scottish Government and ICthinking®.

Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2016). I SEE! Scotland/ IC Thinking End of Year Report 2015-2016 with empirical assessment. Tackling Sectarianism Programme. Submitted to Community Safety Unit, Scottish Government, April, 2016.

Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2016). IC Thinking: Critical thinking and media literacy. Keynote address delivered April, 2016, The Hague. Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science, The Netherlands. Published proceedings. 

Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2016). Increasing cognitive complexity and collaboration across communities: Being Muslim Being Scottish. Journal of Strategic Security, 9(4), 79 -110.

Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2016). Living well in difference and conflict resolution (Moving from polarisation to collaboration). Plenary address delivered September 2016, EU e-Twinning annual gathering, Florence, Italy. Published proceedings. 

Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2016). Experiencing conflict and its social solutions via IC Thinking. Keynote address delivered December, 2016, UK Educational Psychologists Annual GatheringManchester. Published proceedings.

Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2016). Report on IC Thinking in Sweden 2nd– 6thApril, 2016. University of Uppsala, Fryshuset, Together for Sweden, Exit, and Ibn Rushd. Submitted 10thApril, 2016.  

Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2017). IC Thinkers are prepared for Digital Citizenship. Keynote address delivered March, 2017. Denmark Learning Festival, Copenhagen. Published proceedings. 

Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2017). The vicious cycle of extremisms and polarisations (keynote). Published proceedings: Local Institutions against violent extremism II (LIASE 2): The rise of polarisation and radicalisation in Europe: Tackling all forms of violent extremism at the local level. European Forum for Urban Security 19th May 2017, Rimini, Italy.

Boyd-MacMillan, E (in press). Brief case study on creating an IC environment to support rather than erode IC learning: Scottish Prison Service. Global Council for Coordinated Security Compendium. New York.

Boyd-MacMillan, E. and Andrews Fearon, P. (2018). Conflict Transformation Pilot at Amport House, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom: Empirical Assessment Results, first submitted April, 2017, revised February, 2018.

Boyd-MacMillan, E., Andrews Fearon, P., Ptolomey, A., & Mathieson, L. (2016). I SEE! Scotland: Tackling sectarianism and promoting community psychosocial health. Journal of Strategic Security, 9(4), 53-78.

Boyd-MacMillan, E., Campbell, C., & Furey, A. (2016). An IC intervention for post-conflict Northern Ireland secondary schools. Journal of Strategic Security, 9(4), 111-124.

Boyd-MacMillan, E., Pellew, S., and Osman, I. (2017). Report to Ealing Borough: IC Thinking and SADC. Submitted May, 2017.

Boyd-MacMillan, E. & Savage, S. (2008). Transforming Conflict: Conflict Transformation Amongst Senior Church Leaders with Different Theological Stances, York: FCL Press.

Boyd-MacMillan, E. & Savage, S (2013). Report on I SEE! Life skills for a changing Scotland course effectiveness empirical evaluation. Submitted to the Community Safety Unit, Scottish Government, 31 March, 2013. Copyright ICthinking®, administered through Cambridge University Technical Services, Ltd., Cambridge Enterprise, Ltd.

Boyd-MacMillan, E. & Savage, S. (2014). Effectiveness (empirical) evaluation report on I SEE! Scotland in Graeme High School, Falkirk. Submitted to Scottish Government, May, 2014.

Boyd-MacMillan, E., Savage, S., & Liht, J. (2013). Conflict Transformation, ICThinking® course report with empirical findings. Submitted to Lifesprings Women International, Zurich.

Boyd-MacMillan, E., Savage, S., & Pellew, S. (2015). Report with empirical assessment on the effectiveness of the Being Muslim Being Scottish (BMBS) Pilot in Aberdeen. Submitted to Scottish Government, June, 2015.    

Hampson, P. & Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2008) ‘Turning the Telescope Around: Reciprocity in Psychology-Theology Dialogue’ in Archive for the Psychology of Religion, 30, 93-113.

Savage, S. & Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2007) The Human Face of Church: A Social Psychology and Pastoral Theology Resource for Pioneer and Traditional Ministry, London: SCM/ Canterbury Press.

Savage, S. & Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2010). Conflict in Relationships: Understand it, Overcome it, London: Lion Hudson, Plc. (‘popular’ presentation of research for wide audience).