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A process evaluation of 'We Can Quit': a community-based smoking cessation intervention targeting women from areas of socio-disadvantage in Ireland

Journal Article
Darker, C. D., Burke, E., Castello, S., O'Sullivan, K., O'Connell, N., Vance, J., …Hayes, C. B. (in press)
A process evaluation of 'We Can Quit': a community-based smoking cessation intervention targeting women from areas of socio-disadvantage in Ireland. BMC Public Health, 22(1), Article 1528. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13957-5
Background: Smoking poses a serious risk of early preventable death and disease especially for women living with socio-economic disadvantage (SED). A smoking cessation program...

The Impact of COVID-19 on People with Disabilities in Ukraine: Perspectives of Organisations of People with Disabilities (Working Paper)

Working Paper
Sharapov, K., Nazarenko, V., Burova, O., Polishchuk, O., & Anderson, D. (2022)
The Impact of COVID-19 on People with Disabilities in Ukraine: Perspectives of Organisations of People with Disabilities (Working Paper
This working paper sets out key findings and recommendations based on the survey of organisations of people with disabilities in Ukraine. The survey was conducted in May - Jul...

Робочий документ: Вплив COVID-19 на людей з інвалідністю в Україні: перспективи організацій людей з інвалідністю

Working Paper
Sharapov, K., Anderson, D., Burova, O., Polishchuk, O., & Nazarenko, V. (2022)
Робочий документ: Вплив COVID-19 на людей з інвалідністю в Україні: перспективи організацій людей з інвалідністю
У цьому робочому документі викладено основні висновки та рекомендації на основі опитування організацій людей з інвалідністю в Україні. Опитування проводилося у травні – липні ...

Is Population Density Associated with Non-Communicable Disease in Western Developed Countries? A Systematic Review

Journal Article
Carnegie, E. R., Inglis, G., Taylor, A., Bak-Klimek, A., & Okoye, O. (2022)
Is Population Density Associated with Non-Communicable Disease in Western Developed Countries? A Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(5), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19052638
Over the last three decades, researchers have investigated population density and health outcomes at differing scale. There has not been a systematic review conducted in order...

Naloxone In Police Scotland: Pilot evaluation

Report
Hillen, P., Speakman, E., Dougall, N., Heyman, I., Murray, J., Jamieson, M., …McAuley, A. (2022)
Naloxone In Police Scotland: Pilot evaluation. Edinburgh: Drug Deaths Taskforce, Scottish Government
This report describes the independent findings of an evaluation of a Police Scotland test of change (pilot) of the carriage and administration of naloxone as an emergency firs...

Law enforcement and mental health: The missing middle

Book Chapter
Thomas, S., White, C., Dougall, N., & Heyman, I. (2022)
Law enforcement and mental health: The missing middle. In I. Bartkowiak-Théron, J. Clover, D. Martin, R. Southby, & N. Crofts (Eds.), Law enforcement and public health: Partners for Community Safety and Wellbeing (111-123). New York: Springer
Commonly, in the course of their duties, the police will come into contact with people who have a lived experience of mental illness. It is acknowledged that these contacts ca...

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...

Flemish midwives’ perspectives on supporting women during the transition to motherhood – A Q-methodology study

Journal Article
Van den Branden, L., Van de Craen, N., Van Leugenhaege, L., Mestdagh, E., Timmermans, O., Van Rompaey, B., & Kuipers, Y. J. (2022)
Flemish midwives’ perspectives on supporting women during the transition to motherhood – A Q-methodology study. Midwifery, 105, Article 103213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2021.103213
Objective In this study we aimed to reveal midwives’ distinct perspectives about midwifery support of women in their transition process during the continuum from pregnancy to ...

Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board

Book Chapter
Fotopoulou, M., & Aston, E. (in press)
Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board. In M. Bacon, & J. Spicer (Eds.), Drug law enforcement, policing and harm reduction: Ending the stalemate. Routledge
This chapter aims to illuminate aspects of the risk environment within which drugs are consumed and policed in Scotland. Firstly, we focus on the macro-level policy context an...

The impact of motherhood on the course of women's psychological wellbeing

Journal Article
Kuipers, Y. J., Beeck, E. V., Cijsouw, A., & van Gils, Y. (2021)
The impact of motherhood on the course of women's psychological wellbeing. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 6, 100216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadr.2021.100216
Background Having children or being childless is associated with differences in women's psychological wellbeing during the reproductive age period. Methods An individually ma...

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A randomised controlled trial of SHORT duration antibiotic thERapy for critically ill patients with sepsis: shorter trial

2023 - 2026
Background Sepsis is a life-threatening condition due to a severe infection. It is a common reason for patients to require life-support . Sepsis is a leading cause of death worldwide. Antibiotics are...
Funder: National Institute for Health Research | Value: £199,540

Assessing the implementation of the Public Health Scotland Physical Activity Referral Standards: A process evaluation

2022 - 2025
Physical inactivity is a major public health problem and increasing population physical activity levels is a Scottish Government priority. In Scotland, 49% of men and 58% of women were not active enou...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £298,277

Mountain Biking and Music from Data

2022 - 2022
1. We will, by working with a range of people with varying experience, explore how an interdisciplinary approach to sports and the arts can encourage engagement in both areas. We will look at ways in ...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £4,280

Care Homes Appreciative Inquiry into Retention

2022 - 2023
This proposal is for a programme of work that will involve both research and collaborative appreciative inquiry led quality improvement in Lothian care homes, targeted at improving the retention of hi...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £100,392

Learn @ Lunch - The occupation of drinking alcohol in later life

2022 - 2022
Health effects of drinking in later life
Funder: The Elizabeth Casson Trust | Value: £6,243

Naloxone in Police Scotland - a Pilot Evaluation

2022 - 2022
This study will be a mixed methods process evaluation of a test of change (pilot project) for the carriage, and use, of intra-nasal spray Naloxone by Police Scotland officers. The evaluation will foc...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £80,769

Exploring Vaccine Hesitancy for Covid-19 amongst Healthcare Workers (Students): An Exploratory Study.

2021 - 2022
Aims and objectives: to explore vaccine ‘hesitancy’ amongst vaccine high priority focusing on health workers in Scotland. Specific objectives will seek to: • To explore vaccine hesitancy and confidenc...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £19,049

Mountain Biking Data Sonification

2021 - 2022
We are embarking on a collaborative project between Music, the Sports, Exercise, and Health Science Research Group, and the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland (MTBCOS) in a project encouraging people to...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £971

Care Home Data - Governance, Ethics, Access Demonstration Project

2021 - 2021
A scoping and exemplar project on routes to accessing care home individual resident data for use in research and innovation
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £30,000

Small roll out of OSCaRS and further research

2021 - 2022
In May 2020 the Team making this request for funds were awarded £20,000 from the CSO Covid Rapid Research Programme, to deliver and evaluate the provision of online supportive conversations and reflec...
Funder: Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation | Value: £21,495

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Developing a multisensory smell retraining programme

2022 - date
Miss Emily Spencer | Director of Studies: Dr Duncan Carmichael | Second Supervisor: Dr Eleanor Drake

Beyond numbers and tasks: An ethnographic study exploring the work of district nursing teams and the impact this has on patients, carers, families and communities

2019 - date
Bruce Harper-McDonald | Director of Studies: Dr Janet Hanley | Second Supervisor: Dr Carol Gray Brunton

Exploration of healthcare professionals' beliefs and attitudes to referring patients with a long-term condition to a physical activity programme

2017 - 2021
Dr Bruce Forrest | Director of Studies: Dr Coral Hanson | Second Supervisor: Prof Lis Neubeck

Scoping views on a research project exploring attitudes, acceptance, and construction of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among Scottish men

2017 - date
Mr Lewis Clarke | Director of Studies: Dr Carol Gray Brunton | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

One year caring: A longitudinal, narrative study on men’s perspectives of caring for a female partner with cancer

2015 - 2021
Jenny Young | Director of Studies: Prof Austyn Snowden | Second Supervisor: Prof Graeme Smith

Life interrupted: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of young people and their family/significant other living with malignant melanoma

2015 - 2020
Wendy McInally | Director of Studies: Dr Richard Kyle | Second Supervisor: Dr Zoe Chouliara

Recontextualising the lived experience of hepatitis C and its treatment

2014 - 2017
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...
Dr David Whiteley | Director of Studies: Dr Anne Whittaker | Second Supervisor: Lawrence Elliott

The impact of career guidance on well-being outcomes

2008 - 2013
Prof Peter Robertson

Do Partnerships Work? Assessing partnership working in a National Demonstration Project aimed at improving the sexual health of young people.

2006 - 2010
Dr Janette Pow | Director of Studies: Lawrence Elliott | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

Investigation of Maintaining Nasogastric Feeding for Stroke Patients: A Mixed Methods Design

2004 - 2009
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...
Dr Catherine Mahoney | Director of Studies: Dr Maureen Macmillan | Second Supervisor: Beth Alder

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