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Response of soil bacterial community composition and its associated geochemical parameters to rapid short-term cyclic groundwater-level oscillations: soil column experiments

Journal Article
Xia, X., Cheng, L., Zhu, Y., Liu, Y., Wang, K., Ding, A., …Zuo, L. (in press)
Response of soil bacterial community composition and its associated geochemical parameters to rapid short-term cyclic groundwater-level oscillations: soil column experiments. Vadose Zone Journal, https://doi.org/10.1002/vzj2.20011
Groundwater-level oscillations change geochemical conditions, carbon cycling processes and bacterial community composition, and these changes may vary vertically with depth in...

Post-disturbance haulout behaviour of harbour seals

Journal Article
Paterson, W. D., Russell, D. J., Wu, G., McConnell, B., Currie, J. I., McCafferty, D. J., & Thompson, D. (2019)
Post-disturbance haulout behaviour of harbour seals. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 29(S1), 144-156. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3092
1. The impact of anthropogenic activity associated with the construction of a proposed tidal turbine on harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) was investigated using controlled distur...

cde - R package to retrieve data from the Environment Agency Catchment Data Explorer site

Journal Article
Briers, R. (2019)
cde - R package to retrieve data from the Environment Agency Catchment Data Explorer site. Journal of Open Source Software, 4(39), https://doi.org/10.21105/joss.01473

An acute dose of inorganic dietary nitrate does not improve high-intensity, intermittent exercise performance in temperate or hot and humid conditions

Journal Article
Smith, K., Muggeridge, D. J., Easton, C., & Ross, M. D. (2019)
An acute dose of inorganic dietary nitrate does not improve high-intensity, intermittent exercise performance in temperate or hot and humid conditions. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(3), 723-733. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-018-04063-9
Purpose: Dietary nitrate (NO3-) has repeatedly been shown to improve endurance and intermittent, high-intensity events in temperate conditions. However, the ergogenic effects...

Does living in areas of relatively high population density, within western developed countries, increase one's risk of developing non-communicable disease? A systematic review of the literature

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Carnegie, E. (2019)
Does living in areas of relatively high population density, within western developed countries, increase one's risk of developing non-communicable disease? A systematic review of the literature
Elaine Carnegie. Does living in areas of relatively high population density, within western developed countries, increase one's risk of developing non-communicable disease? A ...

Socio-environmental Health. Exploring risk and resource spaces within urban environments. An interdisciplinary enquiry.

Presentation / Conference
Carnegie, E., Reid, A., Deakin, M., & Inglis, G. (2018, September)
Socio-environmental Health. Exploring risk and resource spaces within urban environments. An interdisciplinary enquiry. Paper presented at Space and Poverty (Salzburg Conference in Interdisciplinary Poverty Research
Regenerative spaces (good for health, environment and the planet) are essential for human flourishing. Findings from previous research suggest an association between spatial p...

Diurnal Variation in Physiological and Immune Responses to Endurance Sport in Highly Trained Runners in a Hot and Humid Environment

Journal Article
Boukelia, Z., Gomes, E. C., & Florida-James, G. D. (2018)
Diurnal Variation in Physiological and Immune Responses to Endurance Sport in Highly Trained Runners in a Hot and Humid Environment. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3402143
Purpose. The purpose of this study was to investigate the physiological and immunological response of highly trained runners to an intense bout of exercise performed at two di...

From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel

Dataset
Wale, M., Diele, K., & Briers, R. (2018)
From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. [Dataset]. https://doi.org/10.17869/1ykg-ax55

Indoor living plants' effects on an office environment

Journal Article
Smith, A. J., Fsadni, A., & Holt, G. (2017)
Indoor living plants' effects on an office environment. Facilities, 35(9/10), 525-542. https://doi.org/10.1108/F-09-2016-0088
Purpose The use of indoor living plants for enhancement of indoor relative humidity and the general environment of a large, modern, open plan office building; are studied usin...

biotic: Calculation of Freshwater Biotic Indices. R package version 0.1.2

Digital Artefact
Briers, R. (2016)
biotic: Calculation of Freshwater Biotic Indices. R package version 0.1.2. https://github.com/robbriers/biotic
The biotic package calculates a range of commonly used UK freshwater invertebrate biotic indices, based on family level identification. Indices that can be calculated are BMW...
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Quantifying metal bioaccumulation in Nephrops norvegicus larvae exposed to cadmium and pile-driving noise

2019 - 2020
Quantifying metal bioaccumulation in Nephrops norvegicus larvae exposed to cadmium and pile-driving noise - Understanding the impacts and mechanisms of multiple stressors on marine life is fraught wit...
Funder: Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University) | Value: £950

Development of an innovative grid-scale energy storage to push UK and China renewables

2018 - 2020
Wind and solar energy holds a lot of promise when it comes to replace the conventional energy sources such as fossil fuels and coal. However, there is one problem: How do we store solar and wind energ...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £25,819

Pollution Exposure and Cardiovascular Health

2018 - 2019
The project aims to ascertain pollution exposure on Edinburgh main roads and greener routes, and also determine the health effects of active commuting via these routes
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £4,550

Biomaterial Risk Management

2017 - 2021
Development of a reliable methodology for better risk management of engineered biomaterials in Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products and/or Medical Devices. BIORIMA stands for Biomaterial Risk Manageme...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £156,560

Nanomaterials and wastewater treatment

2015 - 2016
In an attempt to better understand the impact of nanomaterials on waste water treatment, the University will undertake a purposeful environmental hazard assessment, whereby the focus will be to assess...
Funder: Centre for Environment Fisheries & Aquaculture Science | Value: £18,992

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