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Exercise for individuals with bone metastases: A systematic review

Journal Article
Weller, S., Hart, N. H., Bolam, K. A., Mansfield, S., Mina, D. S., Winters-Stone, K. M., …Campbell, K. L. (in press)
Exercise for individuals with bone metastases: A systematic review. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.critrevonc.2021.103433
Background Exercise has the potential to improve physical function and quality of life in individuals with bone metastases but is often avoided due to safety concerns. This s...

Where next for the design, delivery and evaluation of community-based physical activity prescription? Emerging lessons from the United Kingdom

Journal Article
Oliver, E., Buckley, B., Dodd-Reynolds, C., Downey, J., Hanson, C., Henderson, H., …Watson, P. (2021)
Where next for the design, delivery and evaluation of community-based physical activity prescription? Emerging lessons from the United Kingdom. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 46(11), 1430-1434. https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2021-0101
Despite widespread use, community-based physical activity prescription is controversial. Data limitations have resulted in a lack of clarity about what works, under what circu...

‘Pinholes in my arms’: the vicious cycle of vascular access

Journal Article
Kelly, L., & Snowden, A. (2021)
‘Pinholes in my arms’: the vicious cycle of vascular access. British Journal of Nursing, 30(14), https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2021.30.14.S4
Background: Vascular access devices (VADs) are essential for delivery of intravenous therapies. There are notable gaps in the literature regarding a focus on patient experienc...

Bleeding Free

Digital Artefact
MacLeod, K., Morgan, L., & Cochrane, R. (2021)
Bleeding Free. [Digital video]
A documentary film about period poverty and menstrual health. The film focuses on the importance of free access to period products and how this improves the life chances for w...

Understanding leisure centre-based physical activity after physical activity referral: evidence from scheme participants and completers in Northumberland UK

Journal Article
Bell, J., Neubeck, L., Jin, K., Kelly, P., & Hanson, C. (2021)
Understanding leisure centre-based physical activity after physical activity referral: evidence from scheme participants and completers in Northumberland UK. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(6), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18062957
Physical activity referral schemes (PARS) are a popular physical activity (PA) intervention in the UK. Little is known about the type, intensity and duration of PA undertaken ...

The Contribution of Leisure Center Usage to Physical Activity in the United Kingdom: Evidence From a Large Population-Based Cohort

Journal Article
Hanson, C., Kelly, P., Neubeck, L., Bell, J., Gibb, H., & Jin, K. (2021)
The Contribution of Leisure Center Usage to Physical Activity in the United Kingdom: Evidence From a Large Population-Based Cohort. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 18(4), 382-390. https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2020-0422
Background: Physical activity (PA) levels vary across specific population groups, contributing to health inequalities. Little is known about how local authority leisure centre...

Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK

Journal Article
Hanson, C. L., Neubeck, L., Kyle, R. G., Brown, N., Gallagher, R., Clark, R. A., …Dawkes, S. (2021)
Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041700
Physical activity referral schemes (PARS) are implemented internationally to increase physical activity (PA) but evidence of effectiveness for population subgroups is equivoca...

Abuse at the heart of the family: The challenges and complexities of sibling sexual abuse

Book Chapter
Yates, P., & Allardyce, S. (in press)
Abuse at the heart of the family: The challenges and complexities of sibling sexual abuse. In K. Uzieblo, W. Smid, & K. McCartan (Eds.), Sex offender assessment, treatment, and management: Emerging directions and debates. London: Palgrave Macmillan
Sibling sexual abuse is estimated to be the most common form of intra-familial sexual abuse, yet remains an under-researched phenomenon. It raises challenges for practitioners...

A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme

Journal Article
Hanson L., C., & Dawkes, S. (2020)
A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme. Sage Research Methods Cases, https://doi.org/10.4135/9781529741001
The case aims to highlight the potential of using a mixed methods embedded design to understand the effects of an intervention and provide greater understanding of how partici...

Transport and health: A personal and UK perspective

Book Chapter
Davis, A. (2020)
Transport and health: A personal and UK perspective. In C. Curtis (Ed.), Handbook of Sustainable Transport (48-57). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789900477.00016
Starting in an era where three quantifiable impacts of road transport were viewed as the sum total of impacts – casualties and air and noise pollution – from the embryo of the...

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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: £73,800

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 - 2021
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

Online debriefings with care home staff after a resident’s death: improving coping mechanisms, team cohesion and communication with relatives

2020 - 2021
To support care home staff, it is essential to assist them to cope individually, within a cohesive team and support confident communication about death with excluded relatives. This project focusses o...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £20,864

Avoiding Burn Out of Care Home Workforce: sharing national learning and local initiatives that support resilience and retention during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020 - 2021
A key issue arising from the Covid-19 pandemic for Care Homes is heightened risk of staff burn out, further undermining already problematic staff retention in this sector. This short, high impact stud...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £9,317

PhD studentship: DATA SCIENCE AND ADHERENCE TO MEDICATIONS

2020 - 2025
Adherence to medications is increasingly important for population health, as chronic conditions become more prevalent. With the development of IT infrastructures that record medication prescribing and...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £30,000

Care Home Innovation Partnership - Ensuring a Whole Systems Analysis

2019 - 2021
• Conduct an ‘Audit’ of data items currently collected through electronic care planning in the 6 partner care homes to establish what data are routinely collected as part of resident care • Create a u...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £37,666

Optimising Hepatitis C Treatment for People Who Inject Drugs: Developing a GP-led Patient Pathway.

2019 - 2021
Approximately 37,000 people are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Scotland, with over 85% of infections in people who inject, or have injected drugs (PWID). Treatment for HCV is simple, to...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £206,464

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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 Claire Kydonaki

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

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

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

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

The Effects of Air Pollution Particles on Clearance Mechanisms within the Lung

2001 - 2005
Prof Peter Barlow | Director of Studies: Vicki Stone

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