Senior Research Fellow
Akram, R. N., Markantonakis, K., Mayes, K., Habachi, O., Sauveron, D., Steyven, A. & Chaumette, S. (2017). Security, Privacy and Safety Evaluation of Dynamic and Static Fleets of Drones. In NAISBN NA
Interconnected everyday objects, either via public or private networks, are gradually becoming reality in modern life -- often referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT) or C...
Sheykhkanloo, N. M. (2014). PGCert-2014 Academic Paper and Pedagogy model outline. In N/AISBN N/A
This paper aims to explore the development of the Abertay Graduate Attributes (AGAs) into one of the computing modules, Issues in Network Security, for third year digital fore...
Richards, K. & Pilcher, N. (2017). Should we teach from materials developed with corpus linguistics?. English for Specific Purposes Special Interest Group Journal. ISSN 1754 - 6850
In our presentation for the IATEFL ESP-SIG in Athens our intention was to create ‘wobble’ and genuine dialogue around the issue of the importance of ‘context’ in relation to ...
Society for Reproduction and Fertility
Does the gut microbiome play a role in polycystic ovary syndrome?
Royal Society of Edinburgh
To explore legal professionals’ attitudes towards and perspectives on the provisions of s.11 (7A – E) by examining; - how the provisions are understood and implemented in practice by lawyers in the co...
Enduro World Series
Enduro World Series (EWS) Injury/Illness Performance Project - surveillance study
Research Fellow/Project Co-ordinator
Sheehan, M., Grant, K. & Garavan, T. (in press). Academic Viewpoint. Strategic talent management: A macro and micro analysis of current issues in hospitality and tourism. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes. doi:10.1108/WHATT-10-2017-0062. ISSN 1755-4217
This article provides an academic viewpoint on contemporary factors associated with talent management (TM) in the hospitality and tourism sector.
O'Leary, L., Hughes-McCormack, L. & Cooper, S. (2017). Early death and causes of death of people with intellectual disabilities: a systematic review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. doi:10.1111/jar.12417. ISSN 1360-2322
Background: Death of people with intellectual disabilities is considered to be earlier than for the general population.
Methods: Databases were searched for intellectual d...
Buchanan, B. (in press). Analysis of the Adoption of Security Headers in HTTP. IET Information Security. ISSN 1751-8709
No abstract available.
McInally, W., Pouso Lista, M. J., McLaren, N. & Willis, D. S. (2017). Widening Access; Developing an eLearning Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals Caring for Children and Young People with Cancer. Journal of Cancer Education. doi:10.1007/s13187-017-1284-6. ISSN 0885-8195
Cancer is a key priority worldwide, and caring for children and young people with cancer requires a range of specific knowledge, skills and experience in order to deliver the ...
Lowres, N., Mulcahy, G., Jin, K., Gallagher, R., Neubeck, L. & Freedman, S. B. (in press). Incidence of post-operative atrial fibrillation recurrence in patients discharged in sinus rhythm after cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. ISSN 1569-9293
Post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is associated with increased stroke risk and mortality post-discharge. POAF is often considered transient, however recurrence is like...
Patchett, R., Ballantyne, G. & Willmer, P. (in press). Estimating pollinator performance of visitors to the self-incompatible crop-plant Brassica rapa by single visit deposition and pollen germination: a comparison of methods. Journal of Pollination Ecology. ISSN 1920-7603
Estimating the pollen-deposition effectiveness of flower visitors is fundamental to understanding their performance as pollinators. While estimates of visitation rates, pollen...
McInally, W. & Willis, D. S. (2017). Impact of policy for Children and Young People with Cancer. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing. 40(2), 68-70. doi:10.1080/24694193.2017.1305250. ISSN 2469-4193
Lennon, M. R., Bouamrane, M., Devlin, A. M., O'Connor, S., O'Donnell, C., Chetty, U., …Mair, F. S. (2017). Readiness for Delivering Digital Health at Scale: Lessons From a Longitudinal Qualitative Evaluation of a National Digital Health Innovation Program in the United Kingdom. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 19(2), e42. doi:10.2196/jmir.6900. ISSN 1439-4456
Background: Digital health has the potential to support care delivery for chronic illness. Despite positive evidence from localized implementations, new technologies have prov...
Bordon, N., O'Rourke, S. & Hutton, P. (2017). The feasibility and clinical benefits of improving facial affect recognition impairments in schizophrenia: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Research. 188, 3-12. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2017.01.014. ISSN 0920-9964
People diagnosed with schizophrenia have significant difficulty accurately recognising emotions expressed by others. This may generate anomalous experiences which, ...
Hall, H. & Raeside, R. (2016). Mapping the UK information workforce in the library, archives, records, information management, knowledge management and related professions. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 53(1), 1-4. doi:10.1002/pra2.2016.14505301117. ISSN 2373-9231
A workforce mapping project was carried out in the UK between August 2014 and October 2015. It was commissioned by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professio...
Dosser, I. (2016). A walk through bereavement theory. End of life care. 6(1), e000033. doi:10.1136/eoljnl-2016-000033. ISSN 1754-1069
This paper examines and discusses specific grief theories that have emerged over a number of years, resulting in an overview of some of the main theories for the reader. It ai...
Dombrowski, S. U., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Pollock, A., McLellan, J., MacGillivray, S., …Williams, B. (2016). Interventions for sustained healthcare professional behaviour change: a protocol for an overview of reviews. Systematic Reviews. 5(173), 1-6. doi:10.1186/s13643-016-0355-9. ISSN 2046-4053
Background Failure to successfully implement and sustain change over the long term continues to be a major problem in health and social care. Translating evidence into routin...
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...
Scottish Funding Council
Recovering value from waste agricultural plastics from the Scottish vegetable and soft fruit industry
The University of Edinburgh
Neuromodulation can improve ovarian dysfunction in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This is achieved by four mechanisms: i) if neural signals are involved in LH action directly their modulation may ...
Undergraduate vacation scholarship application to study the legacy of prenatal programming of polycystic ovary syndrome on postnatal throid function
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is common: more than one in 1 in 15 young women has this condition. There are many associated health problems including abnormal periods, miscarriages, infertility, ex...
The thesis describes a programme of work to develop a novel cellulose based fibre. The most important innovative step in th...
Background: The available research on economic migration suggested that immigrants may be less happy than the indigenous p...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
My PhD project aims to explore suicide risk assessment practices in emergency setti...
With the vision of ubiquitous computing becoming increasingly realized, a new technological layer in the form of sensors, urban screens, smartp...
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease (CD) an...
This study focuses on three albums of original music performed and recorded by...