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Ageing Population, the Poverty Nexus and Wellbeing of Elderly in Mauritius

Book Chapter
Jouan, K., Rowtho, V., Rughoobur-Seetah, S., Hosanoo, Z., & Ramloll, C. (2022)
Ageing Population, the Poverty Nexus and Wellbeing of Elderly in Mauritius. In S. Dhakal, A. Nankervis, & J. Burgess (Eds.), Ageing Asia and the Pacific in Changing Times: Implications for Sustainable Development (147-164). Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-6663-6_9
Human settlement process in Mauritius started in 1715 and by the 1960s the population had reached above 660,000 people. Life expectancy was below 60 years and the population p...

The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics

Journal Article
Kulpa, R., & Ludwin, K. (2021)
The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics. interalia: a journal of queer studies, 16, 82-94. https://doi.org/10.51897/interalia/rgrq6813
In this article, we call for greater recognition of friendship as a basic social relation that should play a pivotal role in re-imagining social resilience if it is to be futu...

Creating Dementia Friendly Destinations in Scotland

Book Chapter
Leask, A., Wardrop, K., Fyall, A., & Hansen, M. (2021)
Creating Dementia Friendly Destinations in Scotland. In Managing Events, Festivals and the Visitor Economy: Concepts, Collaborations and Cases (17-36). Wallingford, UK: CABI. https://doi.org/10.1079/9781789242843.0003
• Accessible tourism is an increasingly important sector of the tourism industry. • The ageing population represents an under-developed and lucrative market. • Globally 46 ...

Type 1 diabetes patients increase CXCR4+ and CXCR7+ haematopoietic and endothelial progenitor cells with exercise, but the response is attenuated

Journal Article
Taylor, G. S., Shaw, A., Smith, K., Capper, T. E., Scragg, J. H., Cronin, M., …West, D. J. (2021)
Type 1 diabetes patients increase CXCR4+ and CXCR7+ haematopoietic and endothelial progenitor cells with exercise, but the response is attenuated. Scientific Reports, 11, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-93886-2
Background: Exercise mobilizes angiogenic cells, which stimulate vascular repair. However, limited research suggests exercise-induced increase of endothelial progenitor cell (...

Factors in the provision of engaging experiences for the traditionalist market at visitor attractions

Journal Article
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2021)
Factors in the provision of engaging experiences for the traditionalist market at visitor attractions. Tourism Management Perspectives, 38, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tmp.2021.100810
The global population is ageing with implications for the provision of tourism experiences to meet changing needs. The shift in demographics has encouraged a focus on the olde...

Linkage of national health and social care data: a cross-sectional study of multimorbidity and social care use in people aged over 65 years in Scotland

Journal Article
Henderson, D. A., Atherton, I., McCowan, C., Mercer, S. W., & Bailey, N. (2021)
Linkage of national health and social care data: a cross-sectional study of multimorbidity and social care use in people aged over 65 years in Scotland. Age and ageing, 50(1), 176-182. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afaa134
Background: Little is known about the relationship between multimorbidity and social care use (also known as long-term care). The aim of this study was to assess the relations...

In situ characterization of nanoscale strains in loaded whole joints via synchrotron X-ray tomography

Journal Article
Madi, K., Staines, K., Bay, B., Javaheri, B., Geng, H., Bodey, A., …Lee, P. (2020)
In situ characterization of nanoscale strains in loaded whole joints via synchrotron X-ray tomography. Nature Biomedical Engineering, 4(3), 343-354. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-019-0477-1
Imaging techniques for quantifying changes in the hierarchical structure of deforming joints are constrained by destructive sample treatments, sample-size restrictions and len...

Raman spectroscopy links differentiating osteoblast matrix signatures to pro-angiogenic potential

Journal Article
Sharma, A., Goring, A., Staines, K., Emery, R., Pitsillides, A. A., Oreffo, R. O., …Clarkin, C. E. (2020)
Raman spectroscopy links differentiating osteoblast matrix signatures to pro-angiogenic potential. Matrix Biology Plus, 5, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mbplus.2019.100018
Mineralization of bone is achieved by the sequential maturation of the immature amorphous calcium phase to mature hydroxyapatite and is central to the process of bone developm...

Development of a design tool to optimise acceptance of exoskeletons by older adults

Thesis
Shore, L. (2019)
Development of a design tool to optimise acceptance of exoskeletons by older adults. (Dissertation). University of Limerick, Ireland. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2757643
Older adults may have some prior use and knowledge of technology, but may also express or experience the digital divide, whereby the pace of emerging technology can present ch...

Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?

Journal Article
Egdell, V., Cook, M., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., & Danson, M. (2021)
Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?. Aging & mental health, 25(1), 134-141. https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2019.1667299
Objectives As working lives extend and there is better recognition of early-onset dementias, employers need to consider dementia as a workplace concern. With suitable support,...
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Electronics and Control Panels design for Airglove Arm and Leg medical products for Difficult Intravenous Access (DIVA)

2022 - 2023
Green Cross Medico would like to continue the collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University as not only do they understand the project, but they have the skills and knowledge to develop the Airglove ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £15,000

Functional outcomes of robotic replacement techniques

2021 - 2023
The ROBOTA study is evaluating the functional outcomes of patients that undergo Robotic Assisted joint replacement at Spire Murrayfield hospital.
Funder: Stryker UK Limited | Value: £47,602

Co-produced career guidance intervention for people living with dementia

2021 - 2023
Project, led by Dr Louise Ritchie of the University of the West of Scotland and Co-investigators (Prof Debbie Tolson and Emma Bolger of University of the Westof Scotland, Dr Valerie Egdell and Katie B...
Funder: Alzheimer Society

A Reinforcement Learning Based Resource Management System for Long Term Care for Elderly People

2021 - 2023
A reinforcement learning method will model the behaviour of community care organisations with sequential decision processes focusing on organising the distribution, procurement and management of daily...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £11,200

Care Home Digital Foundations Landscape Assessment in South East Scotland

2021 - 2023
To conduct a Regional landscape assessment of the current digital foundations of care homes in the area. This work would identify for all care homes in the region details of (1) digital connectivity;...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £43,985

Uncovering novel effectors of Nrf2 dysregulation in the progression of Alzheimer's Disease

2020 - 2021
Nrf2 activators show pre-clinical promise in the treatment of several neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but exert clinical toxicity. Nrf2 regulates hundreds of anti-oxida...
Funder: Alzheimer's Research UK | Value: £4,219

Care Home Data Platform

2019 - 2021
Care home research to develope a data and innovation platform to support inclusive, person-centred research in care homes in Lothian
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £28,882

Implementation, at Scale, of a Model to support NICE Guidelines for the Management of Osteoarthritis (OA) in Primary Care

2019 - 2021
Musculoskeletal pain in adults over the age of 45 is the number one cause of disability world-wide and osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of pain and disability (Global Burden of Disease 201...
Funder: University of Dundee | Value: £34,899

Osteoarthritis: Going back to basics

2018 - 2021
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most important ageing-related musculoskeletal disease, affecting almost 9 million people in the UK. Despite this, there remain many unanswered questions in our understanding...
Funder: Medical Research Council | Value: £351,321

Development of a novel 3D culture system to understand bone:cartilage crosstalk in osteoarthritis

2018 - 2023
Osteoarthritis affects more than 9 million people in the UK and is the leading cause of disability. In osteoarthritis, joint tissues (cartilage and bone) undergo structural damage which ultimately pro...
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £130,430

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