Publications

Publications listed here deal with inter-professional communication in heart care settings only. For a full list of publications covering all my areas of research please visit my UCL profile page.

Journal articles

Bezemer, J. et al. (2017).
Micro analysis of video from the operating room: an under-used approach to patient safety research. (open access to the paper)
BMJ Quality and Safety 26(7), 583-587.

Bezemer, J. (2017)
Visual research in clinical education.
Medical Education 51(1), 105-113 (open access to the paper)

Cope A, Bezemer J, Mavroveli S, Kneebone R (2017).
What attitudes and values are incorporated into self as part of professional identity construction when becoming a surgeon?
Academic Medicine 92(4), 544-549 (see abstract)

Bezemer, J. & G. Kress (2017).
Continuity and change: Semiotic relations across multimodal texts in surgical education.
Text and Talk 37(4), 509-530 (see manuscript)

Bezemer, J, Murtagh G, Cope A, Kneebone R (2016).
Surgical decision making in a teaching hospital: A linguistic analysis.
ANZ Journal of Surgery 86(10), 751-755. (open access to the paper)

Bezemer, J, T Korkiakangas, S-M Weldon, G Kress and R Kneebone (2016).
Unsettled team work. Communication and learning in the operating theatres of an urban hospital.
Journal of Advanced Nursing 72(2) 361-372. (see abstract; see manuscript)

Weldon, S-M, Korkiakangas, T, Bezemer, J & Kneebone, R (2015).
Music in the operating theatre.
Journal of Advanced Nursing 71(12) 2763-2774 (see abstract)

Cope A, Bezemer J, Kneebone R, Lingard. (2015).
You see? Teaching and learning to interpret visual cues during surgery.
Medical Education 49, 1103-1116 (see abstract)

Cope, A., Mavroveli, S., Bezemer, J., Hanna, G. & Kneebone, R. (2015).
Making Meaning From Sensory Cues: A Qualitative Investigation of Post-graduate Learning in the Operating Room.
Academic Medicine 90 (8), 1125-31. (see abstract)

Korkiakangas, T, Weldon, S-M, Bezemer, J & Kneebone, R. (2015).
Video Supported Simulation for Interactions in the Operating Theatre (ViSIOT).
Clinical Simulation in Nursing 11, 203-207 (see abstract)

Korkiakangas, T,  Weldon, S-M, Bezemer, J & Kneebone, R. (2014).
Nurse-Surgeon Object Transfer. Video-Analysis of Communication and situation awareness in the operating theatre.
International Journal of Nursing Studies 51, 1195-1206. (see abstract)

Bezemer, J. & G. Kress (2014).
Touch: A resource for making meaning.
Australian Journal of Language and Literacy 37 (2), 78-85. (see manuscript)

Bezemer, J., Cope, A., Kress, G. and Kneebone, R. (2014).
Holding the scalpel: Achieving surgical care in a learning environment.
Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 43 (1) 38- 63(see abstract; see manuscript)

Weldon, S-M, Korkiakangas, T, Bezemer, J & Kneebone, R. (2013).
Communication in the operating theatre.
British Journal of Surgery 100, 1677-1688. (see abstract; see manuscript)

Bezemer, J., Cope, A., Faiz, O. and Kneebone, R. (2012).
Participation of surgical residents in operations: challenging a common classification.
World Journal of Surgery 36, 9, 2011-2014. (see abstract; see manuscript)

Bezemer, J., Murtagh, G., Cope, A., Kress, G. and Kneebone, R. (2011).
“Scissors, Please” The Practical Accomplishment of Surgical Work in the Operating Theatre.
Symbolic Interaction 34, 3, 398-414. (see manuscript)

Bezemer, J., Cope, A., Kress, G. and Kneebone, R. (2011).
“Do You Have Another Johan?” Negotiating Meaning in the Operating Theatre.
Applied Linguistics Review 2, 313-334. (see manuscript)

Bezemer, J. & D. Mavers (2011).
Multimodal Transcription as Academic Practice: A Social Semiotic Perspective.
International Journal of Social Research Methodology 14, 3, 191-207. (see abstract; see manuscript)

Book chapters

Korkiakangas, T, Weldon, S-M, Bezemer, J & Kneebone, R. (in press).
‘Coming up!’ Why acknowledgement of requests matters in the operating theatre.
In White, S & J Cartmill (eds) Communication in surgical practice.

Kress, G. & Bezemer, J. (2015).
A Social Semiotic Multimodal Approach to Learning.
In David Scott & Elanore Hargreaves (eds) The SAGE handbook of learning.

Bezemer, J. (2015).
Partnerships in research: Doing Linguistic Ethnography with and for practitioners.
In J. Snell, S. Shaw and F. Copland (eds). Linguistic Ethnography: Interdisciplinary Explorations. Palgrave Macmillan (pp. 207-224). (see manuscript).

Bezemer, J. (2014).
How to transcribe multimodal interaction? A case study.
In C.D. Maier & S. Norris (eds), Texts, Images and Interaction: A Reader in Multimodality. Mouton de Gruyter. pp. 155-169. (see manuscript)

Bezemer, J. (2014).
The use of gesture in operations.
In C. Jewitt (ed), Handbook of Multimodal Analysis (second edition). London: Routledge. pp. 354-364. (see manuscript)

Bezemer, J. (2013).
Video-ethnographic explorations of the operating theatre: Making visible what happens at a workplace.
SAGE Cases in methodology. See SAGE platform

Bezemer, J. (2013).
Learning, design and performance: Towards a semiotic-ethnographic account of surgical simulation.
In N. Pachler & M. Böck (eds). Multimodality and Social Semiotics: Communication, Meaning-making and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress. New York: Routledge (pp. 254-262). (see manuscript)

Bezemer, J., G. Kress, A. Cope & R. Kneebone (2012).
Learning in the Operating Theatre: A Social Semiotic Perspective.
In V. Cook, C. Daly & M. Newman (eds). Work-based learning in clinical settings: Insights from socio-cultural perspectives. Abingdon: Radcliffe (pp. 125-141). (see manuscript)

Bezemer, J. & C. Jewitt (2010).
Multimodal Analysis: Key issues.
In: L. Litosseliti (ed), Research Methods in Linguistics. London: Continuum. pp. 180-197. (see manuscript)

Bezemer, J. & C. Jewitt (2009).
Social Semiotics.
In Handbook of Pragmatics: 2009 Installment. Jan-Ola Östman,  Jef Verschueren and Eline Versluys (eds). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Books

Jeff Bezemer & Gunther Kress (2016)
Multimodality, Learning and Communication: A Social Semiotic Frame.
London: Routledge. (Read chapter 1 here).

Carey Jewitt, Jeff Bezemer & Kay O’Halloran (2016)
Introducing Multimodality.
London: Routledge.

Invited talks

Big Data: Possibilities for multimodal research on communication in health care. Talk given at the Bloomsbury Round Table: Size Matters? Exploring Linguistic Data in the Big Data Era, Birkbeck College, June 2, 2017.

Video Technologies in the Operating Theatre: a Multimodal Perspective. Talk given at the Meaningful Interactions Lab, University of Leuven, Belgium, 27 April 2017.

Multimodality: A Review of Terms and Concepts. Talk given at University of Bergen, March 2, 2017.

Teaching and Learning in the Operating Theatre. Talk given at Special Grand Round, UCL Medical School, February 8, 2017.

Video in the Operating Theatre: An Under-Used Resource for Patient Safety Research. Talk given at Chang Gung Medical Education Research Centre, Linkou, Taiwan, December12, 2016.

How Do Surgeons Assisting in an Operation Shape the Invasive Actions of the Lead Surgeon? Talk given at Health communication Lab, King’s College London, December 1, 2016.

Video Ethnography: A Multimodal Perspective. Talk given at University of Aalborg, Denmark, October 6, 2016.

Bezemer, J. 2016. Multimodality: Mapping the Field. Guest Lecture for Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 26 Sept 2016.

Bezemer, J. 2016. Communication, Safety and Teaching in the Workplace. Guest Lecture for MSc Surgical Science and Practice, Oxford University, Feb 2016.

Bezemer, J. 2015. Reframing Clinical Communciation: A Multimodal Perspective. Key Note at Clinical Skills Conference, 17-20 May, 2015, Prato, Italy.

Bezemer, J. 2015. Using Video for Researching Communication and Learning in the Operating Theatre. Talk given at National Taiwan University College of Medicine.

Bezemer, J. 2015. Workplace Learning and Multimodality. Key Note, Multimodality: Methodological Explorations Conference, London, 15-16 Jan 2015.

Bezemer, J. 2014. Macht in professionele communicatie: een multimodaal perspectief. Key note at Vereniging Interuniversitair Overleg Taalbeheersing, Leuven University, 18 December 2014.

Bezemer, J. (2014). Multimodality: Knowing, Learning and Communication in the Contemporary World. Mini-course given at the Pontifica Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo, 13-15 May 2014.

Bezemer, J. (2013). Partnerships in research: doing video analysis with and for surgeons. Talk given at the colloquium, ‘Using video in the social sciences to inform knowledge exchange and enable new forms of engagement with professional practice’, King’s College London, 27 November 2013.

Bezemer, J. (2013). Communication and learning: a multimodal perspective. Talk given at the Pontifica Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo, 5th June 2013.

Bezemer, J. (2013). Using digital technologies for qualitative research in education. Talk at the ‘Digital Methodologies in Educational Research’ workshop on 10th May 2013 at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. Abstract.

Bezemer, J. (2013). Text trajectories in hospitals: a multimodal perspective. Talk given at BAAL Seminar: Text trajectories: Developing dynamic approaches to textual analysis. Open University, 19 April 2013.

Bezemer, J. (2013). Video technology in the operating theatre: impact on clinical practice and potential for social research. Talk at Queen Mary University, Technology, Health and Society Forum, 22 Jan 2013. Abstract.

Bezemer, J. (2013). Linguistic diversity in a multimodal world. Talk at Tilburg University, 17 Jan 2013. Abstract.

Bezemer, J. & G. Kress (2012). Learning and communication in the operating theatre. Talk given at the Learning and Communication in the Clinical Workplace Roundtable organized by the Researching Learning and Clinical Practice group held at the WLE Centre, 28 May 2012.

Bezemer, J. (2012). “Are you happy?” Collaborative decision making in the operating theatre. Social Science Research Forum, Queen Mary University of London, 27 March 2012. Abstract.

Bezemer, J. (2012). A dramaturgical perspective on simulation. Guest lecture for the MA Teaching and learning with simulation, 22 Feb 2012. Abstract.

Bezemer, J. (2012). Recognizing practical knowledge in the operating theatre: A social semiotic perspective on clinical work. Talk given at the Centre for Multimodal Research, 16 Feb 2012.

Cope, A., Mavroveli, S., Bezemer, J., Hanna, G. and Kneebone, R. (2012). ‘What do postgraduate surgical trainees learn in the operating theatre?’ Talk given at the Wilson Centre Research Rounds, Canada, 21st November 2011.

Bezemer, J. Cope, A., Kress, G. & Kneebone, R. (2011). Is that the lipoma? Dealing with uncertainty in the operating theatre. Talk given at Workshop on Video Based Studies of Instruction and Work in Medicine, Gothenburg, 18-20 May 2011.

Bezemer, J. (2010). Workplace studies. Talk given at BAAL Multimodality SIG Meeting on Changing Communication: New Technologies and their Impact on Meaning Making and Pedagogy, 26 November 2010, Open University, Milton Keynes.

Bezemer, J. (2010). Linguistic Ethnography: Micro, Multimodal and Transcontextual Analysis. Talk given at the RDI Researchers Workshop organized by the Economic and Social Research Council. 24 November 2010, Cardiff.

Bezemer, J, Cope, A, Kress, G and Kneebone, R. (2010). Teaching at the Operating Table: A Multimodal Perspective. Invited Talk at the Centre for Multimodal Research, Institute of Education, 9 June 2010

Bezemer, J. (2010). A Multimodal Perspective on Literacy and Learning. Guest lecture at the Centre for Research in Language and Education, Bristol University, 26 May 2010.

Bezemer, J, Cope, A, Kress, G and Kneebone, R. (2010). Teaching and Learning in the Operating Theatre: Potentials and Constraints of High-fidelity Simulation. Invited talk at Colloquium on New Technology and Innovation in Teaching Clinical Skills, City University, 14 April 2010.

Conference papers

Bezemer, J. 2017. Complexities in Health Care: A Social Semiotic Perspective on Communication. Talk given at ‘We need to talk about complexity’ conference, Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, 13-14 June 2017.

Bezemer, J. 2015. Mobility in health care: the clinical habitus and contemporary social-linguistic complexities in the operating theatre. Talk given at the Sociolinguistics of Globalization: (De)centring and (de)standardization conference, 3-6 June, 2015, Hong Kong.

Bezemer, J. (2014). Identities in the operating theatre: A multimodal perspective. Paper presented at the 4th Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice Conference, University of Geneva, 10-12 September 2014.

Weldon, S-M., Korkiakangas, T., Bezemer, J., & Kneebone, R. (2013, Mar 2). Examining communication in the operating theatre using video-analysis. Paper presented at the RCN International Nursing Research Conference, Belfast, United Kingdom.

Korkiakangas, T., S-M. Weldon, J. Bezemer & R. Kneebone (2012). Requesting and receiving instruments in the operating theatre: A multimodal perspective. 6th Lboro CA Day, 17 December 2012.

Korkiakangas, T., Weldon, S-M., Bezemer, J., & Kneebone, R. (2012, Oct 30). Video-analysis of teamwork within the operating theatre: Implications for simulation. Workshop held at the 3rd Low-cost Training Trends & Technology (t3) Conference, Westminster Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom.

S-M. Weldon, T. Korkiakangas, J. Bezemer, R. Kneebone, G. Kress & K. Nicholson (2012). Video Analysis of Bodily Conduct in Teamwork within the Operating Theatre. Poster presented at the 18th Qualitative Health Research Conference, Montreal, 23-25 October 2012.

Cope, A., Mavroveli, S., Bezemer, J. & Kneebone R. (2012). Learning Visual Cue Interpretation in the Operating Theatre. Paper presented at the International Conference on Surgical Education and Training, 17-18 October, Ottawa.

Weldon, S-M., Korkiakangas, T., Bezemer, J., Kress, G., Nicholson, K., & Kneebone, R. . (2012, Oct 10). Interprofessional leadership development in the operating theatre interactional video analysis. Workshop held at the London Deanery Events Centre.

Bezemer, J., G. Murtagh, A. Cope, G. Kress & R. Kneebone (2012). “Are you happy?” Collaborative decision making in the operating theatre. Paper presented at the fourth Explorations in Ethnography, Language and Communication Conference, 13-14 Sept, University of Copenhagen.

Korkiakangas, T., S-M. Weldon, J. Bezemer, G. Kress, K. Nicholson and R. Kneebone. Communication in the operating theatre: A multimodal perspective. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Multimodality, London, 22-24 August 2012.

Cope, A., J. Bezemer, R. Kneebone & L. Lingard (2012). “You see?” Co-construction in learning interpretation of visual cues in operative surgery. Paper presented at AMEE, Lyon, 25-28 August 2012. Abstract.

Bezemer, J. & G. Kress (2012). Learning in the Operating Theatre: A Social Semiotic Perspective. Paper presented at the Workplace based learning seminar, 9th May 2012, Cardiff University.

Cope A, Bezemer J, Mavroveli, S, Hanna, G Kneebone R. (2012). A steady hand or a sharp eye? What do surgical trainees learn in the operating theatre? Poster presented at the ASGBI International Surgical Congress, Liverpool, 9-11 May 2012. Poster.

Cope, A., Mavroveli, S., Bezemer, J., Hanna, G. and Kneebone, R. (2012). Assessment of competence in the operating theatre. Paper presented at the 15th Ottawa Conference, Kuala Lumpur, 11 March 2012. Abstract.

Cope, A., Mavroveli, S., Bezemer, J., Hanna, G., Kneebone, R. (2012). What is learnt by general surgical trainees in the operating theatre? Paper presented at the Society of Academic & Research Surgery Annual Meeting at the University of Nottingham Medical School, 4-5 January 2012. Abstract published in British Journal of Surgery 99 (Supp 4): 19.

Bezemer, J. (2011). “How many lap choles have you done?” A linguistic-ethnographic take on counting surgical experience. Paper presented at the UKLEF colloquium on The Impact of Applied Linguistics: Using Linguistic Ethnography to Study Health Care at the BAAL Annual Meeting. Bristol, 1-3 September 2011. Abstract published in Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the British Association of Applied Linguistics. London: Scitsiugnil.

Cope, A., Bezemer, J. & R. Kneebone (2011). Operating under supervision: managing surgical training and patient safety in the operating theatre. Paper presented at the AMEE conference, 29-31 August 2011, Vienna.

Cope, A., Bezemer, J. & R. Kneebone (2011). Work Place Based Learning – The Operating Theatre. Paper presented at the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and England, Bournemouth, 11-13 May 2011. Abstract published in British Journal of Surgery  98, S3.

Cope, A., Bezemer, J. & R. Kneebone (2011). One cannot learn to play the piano by attending concerts” –  Factors affecting level of participation in the operating theatre for post graduate surgical trainees. Paper presented at the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and England, Bournemouth, 11-13 May 2011. Abstract published in British Journal of Surgery  98, S3.

Bezemer, J., Jewitt, C., Kress, G., Mavers, D., Diamantopoulou, S. (2011). Recognition: A Fundamental Issue about Learning. Symposium at the Learning and Teaching Conference, Institute of Education, University of London, 1 April 2011.

Cope, A., Bezemer, J. & R. Kneebone (2011). The Moral Dilemmas of Patient Centredness for Teachers and Learners. Paper presented at the Academy of Medical Educators Annual Meeting, London, 26-27 January 2011.

Bezemer, J., A. Cope, G. Kress & R. Kneebone (2010). Learning and Teaching in a Multimodal Environment: Tales from the Operating Theatre. Paper presented at the Oxford Ethnography and Education Conference, 7-8 September 2010

Bezemer, J., Cope, A., Kress, G. and Kneebone, R. (2010).  “Can I Just Have a Go at That?” Surgical Learning, Patient-Safety and Multimodal Interaction at the Operating Table. Paper presented at the Second International Conference on Multimodality and Learning, University of London, 6-7 July, 2010.

Cope, A., Bezemer, J., Kress, G. and Kneebone, R. (2010). Assessing Educational Activity in the Operating Theatre. Paper presented at the Ottawa Conference, Miami, 17 May 2010.

Bezemer, J., A. Cope, G. Kress & R. Kneebone (2009). Researching Teaching and Learning in the Operating Theatre. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Medical Education, London, 16 November 2009.

Professional media articles

Bezemer, J. (2012).
Digital technologies in the operating theatre.
MethodsNews, Winter 2012: 5. See article

Weldon, S., Korkiakangas, T., Bezemer, J., Kneebone, R., Nicholson, K. & Kress, G. (2012).
Transient Teams in the Operating Theatre.
The Operating Theatre Journal 261, 1, 2.  See article

Jewitt, C. & J. Bezemer (2011).
Multimodality and communication.
MethodsNews, Summer 2011: 3. See article

Bezemer, J., A. Cope, R. Kneebone & G. Kress (2010).
Learning and Teaching in the Operating Theatre.
MEDEV Newsletter 22, Summer 2010, 28-29. See article

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