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The influence of training volume on training and match injury risk in elite Scottish rugby union players

Presentation / Conference
Paul, C., Campbell, T., Yule, S., Walsh, J., Martindale, R., & Palmer, D. (2021, November)
The influence of training volume on training and match injury risk in elite Scottish rugby union players. Poster presented at IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sport, Monaco
BACKGROUND Training volume has been shown to influence injury risk in elite Rugby Union players. OBJECTIVE To investigate the influence of training volume on injury risk in el...

Mental health of adults in Ireland during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: Results from a nationally representative, longitudinal study

Journal Article
Hyland, P., Vallières, F., McBride, O., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Bentall, R. P., …Daly, M. (in press)
Mental health of adults in Ireland during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: Results from a nationally representative, longitudinal study. Psychological Medicine,
No abstract available.

Understanding and Managing the High-Altitude Environment

Other
Taylor, S. (2021)
Understanding and Managing the High-Altitude Environment. https://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/skills/understanding_and_managing_the_high-altitude_environment-13907
Examines the challenges that living and moving in high-altitude environments present to the human body and how to manage them. Available online: https://www.ukclimbing.com/ar...

Immediate effect of a spinal mobilisation intervention on muscle stiffness, tone and elasticity in subjects with lower back pain – A randomised cross-over trial

Journal Article
Hamilton, R., Garden, C. L., & Brown, S. J. (in press)
Immediate effect of a spinal mobilisation intervention on muscle stiffness, tone and elasticity in subjects with lower back pain – A randomised cross-over trial. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies,
Background: Despite the lack of objective evidence, spinal manual therapies have been common practice for many years, particularly for treatment of lower back pain (LBP). This...

Workplace Preparedness for an Ageing Workforce: A Case Study

Journal Article
Egdell, V., Raeside, R., Chen, T., & Maclean, G. (in press)
Workplace Preparedness for an Ageing Workforce: A Case Study. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSSP-07-2021-0175
Design/methodology/approach A questionnaire survey of workplaces was undertaken in the Fife region of Scotland, which in economic and demographic terms is representative of wi...

Fatalism and ICD-11 CPTSD and PTSD diagnoses: Results from Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana

Journal Article
Levin, Y., Bachem, R., Palgi, Y., Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., …Maercker, A. (in press)
Fatalism and ICD-11 CPTSD and PTSD diagnoses: Results from Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana. European Journal of Psychotraumatology,
Background: Existing research on posttraumatic sequelae suggests a positive association between fatalism and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, the ass...

Organising to beat the Trade Union Act 2016’s voting thresholds: a case study of organising and tactics from the University and College Union

Journal Article
Richards, J., & Ellis, V. (in press)
Organising to beat the Trade Union Act 2016’s voting thresholds: a case study of organising and tactics from the University and College Union. Personnel Review, https://doi.org/10.1108/PR-10-2020-0756
Purpose: The paper responds to calls for ‘best practice’ on how trade unions may respond to member voting threshold requirements of the Trade Union Act 2016 (the Act). A broad...

Failure across borders: the spread of bad anti-trafficking

Presentation / Conference
Mendel, J., & Sharapov, K. (2021, August)
Failure across borders: the spread of bad anti-trafficking. Paper presented at RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2021, London
Ineffective and harmful anti-trafficking is being internationalised in some striking ways, partly in response to representations of trafficking networks as borderless and omni...

“Brilliant at everything, saying yes to even more”: The realities of overwork in academia

Presentation / Conference
Pustelnikovaite, T., Richards, J., Ellis, V., & Saxena, S. (2021, August)
“Brilliant at everything, saying yes to even more”: The realities of overwork in academia. Paper presented at Work, Employment and Society, Online
Leaveism is an important yet underresearched phenomenon in contemporary work and employment. It refers to employees using allocated time off to work, such as taking work home ...

Efficacy of two Chlamydia abortus subcellular vaccines in a pregnant ewe challenge model for ovine enzootic abortion

Journal Article
Livingstone, M., Ranjan Wattegedera, S., Palarea-Albaladejo, J., Aitchison, K., Corbett, C., Sait, M., …Longbottom, D. (2021)
Efficacy of two Chlamydia abortus subcellular vaccines in a pregnant ewe challenge model for ovine enzootic abortion. Vaccines, 9(8), https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines9080898
Chlamydia abortus, the aetiological agent of enzootic abortion of ewes, is a major cause of reproductive loss in small ruminants worldwide, accounting for significant economic...

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Covid-19 support scheme for Postdoctoral researchers 2021

2021 - 2021
Covid-19 support scheme for Postdoctoral researchers 2021
Funder: Society for Reproduction and Fertility | Value: £12,386

Compassionate Companions: a service to support parents and families who experience perinatal loss.

2021 - 2024
This exciting proposal will provide a registered midwife who is interested in care of women who have experienced perinatal bereavement, the opportunity to undertake a full-time funded PhD over a three...
Funder: Held in Our Hearts Limited | Value: £68,751

Essential Evidence 4 Scotland (3)

2021 - 2022
Such concise summarisation of sustainable transport-related topics is part of what is known of as Translational research. This tool can be powerful in providing practitioners with targeted evidence su...
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £5,969

Quantifying AMR in the River Almond Catchment Area

2021 - 2025
Aim To Quantifying AMR Pollution and identify the major sources of point and diffuse AMR pollution in the River Almond Catchment Area in order to provide a baseline for future risk assessment and inte...
Funder: Natural Environment Research Council | Value: £52,080

Centre for Child & Family Law and Policy Research Internships

2021 - 2022
The internships will involve: (i) conducting practice-based research on areas of law and practice governing children and adults in their private and family life – to include family law, public childca...
Funder: The Clark Foundation for Legal Education

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

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 - 2022
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

Hindsight: Improving awareness through rearward vision

2021 - 2022
While cycling is currently undergoing a period of growth, safety concerns - primarily relating to coexistence with motorised vehicles - remains a significant barrier to participation amongst potential...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,914

Development of an on-line platform for cancer and cancer screening information

2021 - 2022
Due to the pandemic, information and awareness about conditions such as cancer and cancer screening, which is usually delivered face-to-face, has ceased. We plan to undertake a feasibility study to d...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £10,000

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Illuminating the importance of craftsmanship in compassionate caring and facilitating its development in student nurses

2020 - 2021
This thesis provides a critical reflection on my original contributions to knowle...
Associate Professor Liz Adamson | Director of Studies: Prof Kay Sambell | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

All-out sprinting: reliability and sensitivity of testing, and the effects of work-to-rest ratio and exercise modality

2020 - date
Mr Mykolas Kavaliauskas | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills

Establishing the effectiveness of screening and prehabilitation methods utilised by soccer clubs to identify and reduce lower limb indirect injuries; and the perceptions of these by soccer players, coaches and medical science staff

2020 - date
Mr. Colin McLelland | Director of Studies: Dr Susan Brown | Second Supervisor: Dr Alan McCall

Can we utilise nursing students’ experiences of sexualised popular culture to enhance their undergraduate sexual health education?

2019 - date
Ms Avril Hendry | Director of Studies: Prof Alison Machin | Second Supervisor: Dr Mandy Winterton

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

The co-production, development and field testing of an educational nutrition programme for carers of adults with learning disabilities living in a care home

2019 - date
Mhari Henderson | Director of Studies: Ruth Paterson | Second Supervisor: Dr Catherine Mahoney

Impact of the Indoor Environment and of natural elements on the health and wellbeingof Scottish midwives working in clinical settings; a 3 phase mixed methodapproach.

2019 - date
Natalie Bain-Reguis | Director of Studies: Dr Andrew Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof Caroline Hollins-Martin

Circular refurbishment and adaptability for the British non-domestic stock

2018 - date
Non-domestic buildings are likely to change to domestic use as there is an evident surplus over time across the UK, and their ...
Miss Ana Karen Hernandez Garcia | Director of Studies: Dr Suha Jaradat | Second Supervisor: Prof Francesco Pomponi

The influence of perceived levels of physical activity on engagement with cardiac rehabilitation after acute coronary syndrome

2017 - date
Sheona Mchale | Director of Studies: Prof Lis Neubeck | Second Supervisor: Dr Coral Hanson

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

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Delivering India’s first digital Festival Academy

4 March 2021
On Monday mornings, Edinburgh Napier Business School’s Dr Gary Kerr and Professor Jane Ali-Knight help deliver the first digital India Festival Academy for the British Council. “Without doubt, these s...

Social and community impact: award winner and runners-up

25 November 2020
Bleedin Saor Project (Bloody Big Project) runner-up in the Guardian University Awards

Lesley Ingram-Sills was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland Brain Waves

26 February 2020
Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills was interviewed on the program : In search of the competitive edge. During this interview Lesley discussed the impact of technology on performance improvement in sport, what th...

University teams up with community researchers to help improve their neighbourhood

6 February 2020
A Team of community researchers will join forces with academics to help improve their neighbourhood. UK Research and Innovation today announced its backing for the Seven Kingdoms of Wester Hailes, on...

How working together delivered the key to unlocking the value of health data to European citizens

2 December 2019
Symphonic integrated into the EU Shield project, and which aims to share health care information across Europe, in a trusted way. Symphonic integrated a consent module which allows patient consent dat...

Cyclists: why uneven roads and potholes are endangering your health

25 August 2019
A HIGH-TECH bicycle which measures cyclists' exposure to potentially harmful vibrations from uneven road surfaces could be used to check the safety of cycle lanes and other routes. Back problems and ...

Invited Keynote Speach by Professor Davis at National Active Travel Conference

11 June 2019
Keynote speech to Scotland's premier annual active travel conference. Summarised Evidence Review findings from recent studies of most effective interventions to increase active travel and increase phy...

Invited presentation by Professor Davis to the Active Scotland Development Group

10 June 2019
Invited presentation to the Active Scotland Development Group quarterly meeting which had a focus on transport for this meeting.

Academics moot making GLC execs’ pay public by law

31 October 2018
The assistant director of the International Centre for Management & Governance Research (ICMGR), Dr Marizah Minhat, and Associate Professor Nazam Dzolkarnaini are undertaking a research collaboration ...

Lord Sheikh Represents APPGIF at Edinburgh Forum

25 September 2018
Lord Sheikh, a co-chair of the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance (APPGIF), visited Edinburgh on Saturday 8 September 2018 to participate in the ‘Ethical Finance & Community Develop...

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Dementia Engagement Event

Online
11 November 2021

Visiting researcher - Dr Jim Gilmour (University of Sheffield) to present on microalgal biofuels - fact or fantasy?

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
13 November 2019

Visiting Professor - Professor Simon Forrest (Durham University) to present on searching, finding, making and remaking young sexual identities

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
6 November 2019

Visiting researcher - Dr Helena Radke (The University of Edinburgh) to present on barriers to women engaging in collective action to overcome sexism

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
30 October 2019

Seminar with Alan Staff (CEO of Apex Scotland)

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
15 October 2019

Visiting researcher - Dr Gemma Pugh (Queen Mary University of London) to present on health behaviour change among teenagers & young adults with cancer

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
9 October 2019

Visiting researcher - Dr Ryan Duffy (University Of Florida) to present on the importance of gratitude at work

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
24 September 2019

Visiting researcher - Dr Richard Hough (University Of West Florida) to present on legitimacy, accountability and the use of force in American policing

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
22 September 2019

Visiting researcher - Dr Sjaan Gomersall (Univeristy of Queensland) to present on measuring and influencing physical activity

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
17 June 2019

Visiting Professor - Professor Ben Bradford (Global City Policing at the UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science) to present on the effects of stop and search on people and crime

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
9 June 2019