Lecturer and Research Leader in Biomedical Sciences
Robertson, P. (2017). Career Guidance, Health and Well-being
This is a brief article for practitioners in the Career Development Institute's magazine: Career Matters. It explores the links between work, health and well-being, and cons...
Morrison, K. (in press). Book Review - Fergus McNeil and Gwen Robinson (eds), Community Punishment: European Perspectives, Routledge: London, 2016; 272 pp.: 9781138783782, £85.00 (hbk), 9781138818644, £35.00 (pbk). Criminology and Criminal Justice.. doi:10.1177/1748895816663860. ISSN 1748-8958
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Neill, C. (2016). Ethics and Psychology: Beyond Codes of Practice. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). ISBN 9780415686709, 9780415686693
This highly original book explores the idea and potential of psychology in the context of ethical theory, and the idea of ethics in the context of psychology. In so doing, it ...
Medical Research Scotland
MS is a prevalent disease in Scotland with some 10000 sufferers, but treatment options are limited and often only partially effective (Gourraud et al., 2012). MS is known to influence quality of life...
Chief Scientists Office
We have identified the human cathelicidn LL-37 as having potent direct antiviral activity against human rhinovirus (HRV), together with the capacity to alter death pathways in HRV-infected cells, as a...
The strategic development of technology and organisation to support the company’s growth in design, manufacture and
delivery of water treatment and energy conservation systems
Innovate KTP no. 010118
Reader in Immunology & Infection / Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Brown, S. (2015). Teenage pregnancy, parenting and intergenerational relations. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-1-137-49538-9
Drawing on interviews and focus groups with young mothers and fathers, their parents and other relatives, this book provides a rich exploration of the experience of being a te...
Smith, D., Dougherty, K. & Yates, K. (2015). Ensuring standards of clinical care provided by veterinary nurses through regulation, registration and accredited training
The gestation of veterinary nursing as a recognised and self-regulated profession in the United Kingdom can be best described as long and difficult. Caught between the twin e...
Smith, D. & Copper, B. (2015). Regulations relating to Registered Veterinary Nurses in the United Kingdom
Veterinary nursing is now a well recognise professional route in the UK. There is considerable capacity within the industry to increase the number of veterinary nurses employ...
Cooper, B. & Smith, D. (2015). Veterinary Nurse training in the UK
Veterinary Nursing in the UK is still a relatively young profession. Whilst it is known that there were animal nurses in existence in the late 1800’s the role and title ‘Veter...
Fraser, M. (2015). Reflections on a practical training session with Guide Dogs for the Blind.
Campbell, S. A., Durkin, P., MacCallum, J. & MacNab, A. (2015). 'Skills Passport' for Life Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University: Helping students to help themselves.
Developing graduates with the appropriate skills for future employment is an issue that affects every sector of industry. Research within the Life Sciences sector in Scotland ...
Campbell, T., Castle, K. & Thomson, T. (2015). Articulating student experience: empowering students to articulate what matters to them during the transition from college to university. In International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education Conference Materials, 222-230
As part of Edinburgh Napier University’s commitment to delivering a high quality transition experience to articulating students, we are undertaking a longitudinal study of the...
Ross, M. D., Malone, E. M., Simpson, R. J. & Florida-James, G. (2015). The influence of age and cardiorespiratory fitness on circulating angiogenic T cells and CXCR4 expression.
Aging is associated with endothelial dysfunction, reduced angiogenic capabilities, and an increase in arterial stiffness. Additionally, regular exercise is known to offset the...
Girling, S. J., Harley, J., Fraser, M., Pizzi, R., Naylor, A., Brown, D. & Richardson, D. (2015). Successful long-term management of an outbreak of Johne’s disease (Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis) in a wild ungulate collection using vaccination after a test and cull policy.
Glover, P., Winterton, M., Martindale, R., Patel, S. & McNamara, H. (2015). TIN 2.025(C) - Extension: Supporting Serving Personnel and Families Living on Isolated Bases: Final Report. London: Ministry of Defence
Glover, P., Winterton, M., Martindale, R., Newell, K. & MaNamara, H. (2015). TIN 2.025(C) Supporting Geographically Dispersed Service Families (GDSF): Final Report. London: Ministry of Defence
Girling, S. J., Naylor, A., Brown, D., Richardson, D., Harley, J., Fraser, M. & Milne, E. (2014). Grass sickness (equine dysautonomia) in 8 Przewalski’s horses (Equus ferus przewalskii).
Medical Research Council
Risks of developing many adult illnesses are set down as we develop in the womb, hence the environment we experience during fetal life needs to be ‘just right’. Understanding how the fetal environmen...
Society of Applied Microbiology
sfam Student into work grant
MinION sequencing of bacterial isolates
Nrf2, a transcriptional activator of cell protection genes, is an emerging target for neurodegenerative conditions including Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Nrf2 activity is reduced in dementia patients and...
SFAM students and graduates into work grant
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Experiment with single and combined noise and temperature stress treatments
Gazi Bay in southern Kenya has the potential to become a world-leading centre of excellence in the integration of ecosystem science and community development. Work there, led by scientists from Kenya ...
University of Stratchlyde (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre)
This project aims to investigate the first phase to manufacture chemicals from starch waste, namely acetone, butanol, ethanol, succinic acid and/or D-amino acid oxidase. Edinburgh Napier University (E...
assist the development of a novel electrolysed water based application to reduce spoilage and microbial contamination of a variety of fresh produce types of importance to Indian commerce.
Scottish Rugby Union
Sports team coaching and support staff face a regular challenge to provide optimal player workloads in order to elicit positive development and performance adaptations, while at the same time minimisi...
Enduro World Series
Enduro World Series (EWS) Injury/Illness Performance Project - surveillance study
Society for Reproduction and Fertility
Does the gut microbiome play a role in polycystic ovary syndrome?
British Ecological Society
Travel grant to allow PhD student to attend Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting/conference in Hawaii.
Natural Environment Research Council
This research will draw on the extensive research undertaken by ESPA projects in a range of ecosystem contexts through
two main areas of work.
The first, supply-driven phase of the research will provi...
Paths for All Partnership
This is a research and evaluation of Macmillan Move all project in collaboration with Paths for all partnership.
My current research project looks to compare the decision making processes and outcomes of jurors in a three-verdict system (where jurors...
The aim of the project is to investigate the impact of spinal mobilisation therapy in MS pa...
The purpose of the current research is to explore what a programme-focused approach ...
The majority of clinically used anticancer drugs suffer from poor selectivity for tumour ...
My PhD project aims to explore suicide risk assessment practices in emergency setti...
"There is a paucity of knowledge relating to the effects of ENM on the male reproductive system. Thus, there is a c...