Reader in Marine Sciences / Co-Director of Research, St Abbs Marine Station
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...
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...
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...
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...
Scottish Funding Council
To re-establish Scotland’s status as Global Centre of Excellence for all aspects of mountain biking. Enable a sustainable industry led approach to mountain bike sector development using the knowledge...
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
03 April 2017
03 April 2017
One day event sponsored by the Society for Experimental Biology, held at Edinburgh Napier Sighthill campus.
Join us for a day of presentations and discussion of student-...
Innovation/Business Development Manager
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...
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.
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).
Girling, S. J., Fraser, M., Pizzi, R., Brown, D., Gow, D., Northey, R. & Campbell-Palmer, R. (2014). Health screening of captive bred water voles released in England.
It has been estimated that over the course of the last century the water vole (Arvicola amphibius) has undergone a range decline in mainland Britain in excess of 90%. This spe...
Smith, D. (2014). Value and training of veterinary nurses: Curriculum and qualification.
Girling, S. J., Fraser, M., Pizzi, R., Brown, D., Gow, D. & Campbell-Palmer, R. (2014). Health screening and results for water voles (Arvicola amphibius) released in England since 2012.
Fraser, M., Girling, S. J. & Innes, E. A. (2014). An examination of current attitudes towards wildlife and disease transmission within the Scottish farming community
Agriculture and wildlife live together in our countryside and disease transmission occurs between them. For farmers this can represent an economical loss as well as animal wel...
Webster, B. & Smyth, K. (2013). Traversing digital learning landscapes: an Institutional and faculty case study. ISBN 978-1-78350-254-7
Within the UK, there is a growing awareness to better understand what online educational technologies can offer in relation to learning and teaching, and how social technologi...
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...
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.
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Development of a UK-Brazil partnership to tackle fungal food spoilage and improve food security
PUMA International Sports Marketing B.V
The Scottish Association for Mental Health
Recovering value from waste agricultural plastics from the Scottish vegetable and soft fruit industry
ENU Development Trust
The project will work with a new PhD student who is collecting regular samples of juvenile fish from the Vanga mangrove forest in southern Kenya. The work will focus on two areas:
1) Describing the me...
This research will make direct comparisons of δ13C and δ15N isotope values from muscle tissue between populations of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) returning to the North, East and West coasts of Scotl...
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Live Atlantic salmon will be experimentally infested with live anisakis simplex. The experiment will run for 35 days, and at certain sampling points, salmon will be euthanised and blood will be taken....
The primary aim of my thesis is to better understand police and citizen communication via social media in Scotland. This research is importan...
With an interest in psychopathology and individual differences, my current work...
This PhD project aims to explore the role of discourse in the formation and manifestation of sy...
My main area of research interest is the role of exercise and ageing on vitamin D metabolism. Scotland is identified as a vitamin D deficient nat...
Anthropogenic noise has profoundly changed the acoustic environment of aquatic habitats, and is known to negatively affect many taxa. Th...