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Top-Down Characterisation of an Antimicrobial Sanitiser, Leading from Quenchers of Efficacy to Mode of Action

Journal Article
Wohlgemuth, F., Gomes, R. L., Singleton, I., Rawson, F. J., & Avery, S. V. (2020)
Top-Down Characterisation of an Antimicrobial Sanitiser, Leading from Quenchers of Efficacy to Mode of Action. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.575157
We developed a top-down strategy to characterise an antimicrobial, oxidising sanitiser, which has diverse proposed applications including surface-sanitisation of fresh foods, ...

What are the Implications of Changing Place for the Professional Performativity of Prison Officers?

Journal Article
Maycock, M., McGuckin, K., & Morrison, K. (in press)
What are the Implications of Changing Place for the Professional Performativity of Prison Officers?. Corrections: Policy, Practice and Research, https://doi.org/10.1080/23774657.2020.1821407
Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) were a unique role in the Scottish criminal justice system when they operated between 2015 and 2019. This research challenges and extends e...

"We are 'free range' prison officers", the experiences of Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) working in custody and the community

Journal Article
Maycock, M., McGuckin, K., & Morrison, K. (in press)
"We are 'free range' prison officers", the experiences of Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) working in custody and the community. Probation Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/0264550520954898
Between 2015 and 2019, forty-one Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) supported people serving short sentences leaving custody across eleven Scottish Prison Service (SPS) estab...

Opportunities and Challenges for Community-Based Seagrass Conservation

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Shilland, R., Wanjiru, A., Ahmed, M., Grimsditch, G., & Huxham, M. (2020)
Opportunities and Challenges for Community-Based Seagrass Conservation. Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Environment Program
Seagrass meadows are important marine ecosystems, providing a range of services including carbon sequestration, nursery habitats for fish and coastal protection. They are suff...

‘Stick them to the cross’: Anti-trafficking apps and the production of ignorance

Journal Article
Mendel, J., & Sharapov, K. (in press)
‘Stick them to the cross’: Anti-trafficking apps and the production of ignorance. Journal of Human Trafficking, https://doi.org/10.1080/23322705.2020.1801284
There is a long history of ignorance production around trafficking in human beings. A proliferation of anti-trafficking apps plays an important role in the reinforcement of th...

A global multinational survey of cefotaxime-resistant coliforms in urban wastewater treatment plants

Journal Article
Marano, R. B., Fernandes, T., Manaia, C. M., Nunes, O., Morrison, D., Berendonk, T. U., …Cytryn, E. (in press)
A global multinational survey of cefotaxime-resistant coliforms in urban wastewater treatment plants. Environment International, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2020.106035
The World Health Organization Global Action Plan recommends integrated surveillance programs as crucial strategies for monitoring antibiotic resistance. Although several natio...

Load Magnitude and Locomotion Pattern Alter Locomotor System Function in Healthy Young Adult Women

Journal Article
Krajewski, K. T., Dever, D. E., Johnson, C. C., Mi, Q., Simpson, R. J., Graham, S. M., …Connaboy, C. (in press)
Load Magnitude and Locomotion Pattern Alter Locomotor System Function in Healthy Young Adult Women. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, https://doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2020.582219
Introduction: During cyclical steady state ambulation, such as walking, variability in stride intervals can indicate the state of the system. In order to define locomotor syst...

Analysis of the product streams obtained on butanosolv pretreatment of draff

Journal Article
Foltanyi, F., Hawkins, J. E., Panovic, I., Bird, E. J., Gloster, T. M., Lancefield, C. S., & Westwood, N. J. (2020)
Analysis of the product streams obtained on butanosolv pretreatment of draff. Biomass and Bioenergy, 141, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2020.105680
The efficient use of biomass-derived waste streams from the food and drink industry is very important for achieving a circular economy. In this work, a pretreatment based on 1...

Hydrolytic Profile of the Culturable Gut Bacterial Community Associated With Hermetia illucens

Journal Article
Callegari, M., Jucker, C., Fusi, M., Leonardi, M. G., Daffonchio, D., Borin, S., …Crotti, E. (2020)
Hydrolytic Profile of the Culturable Gut Bacterial Community Associated With Hermetia illucens. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.01965
Larvae of the black soldier fly (BSF) Hermetia illucens (L.) convert organic waste into high valuable insect biomass that can be used as alternative protein source for animal ...

ECR collective response: The future of criminology and the unsustainability of the status quo for ECRs

Journal Article
Anderson, S., Horgan, S., Jamieson, F., Jardine, C., & Rogers, A. (in press)
ECR collective response: The future of criminology and the unsustainability of the status quo for ECRs. Criminology and Criminal Justice, https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895820949299
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Investigating the prevalence and diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in Scottish hoverfly populations

2021 - 2022
Investigating the prevalence and diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in Scottish hoverfly populations
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £13,549

Incorporating seagrass conservation and restoration into communitybased PES project

2020 - 2021
This project will implement the ‘Protecting seagrass through Payments for Ecosystem Services: A Community Guide’ document to facilitate the designation and initial monitoring programme of an Locally M...
Funder: United Nations Environment Programme | Value: £47,277

A Culture of Psychosis: A psychosocial case study approach to contemporary 'ordinary psychosis'

2020 - 2021
The proposed research project aims to investigate this changing set of clinical issues – which might be tentatively grouped within the category of 'ordinary psychosis' – via the development of a speci...
Funder: Independent Social Research Foundation | Value: £5,000

Wester Ross Herring Spawning Ecology

2020 - 2021
Wester Ross Herring Spawning Ecology
Funder: Skye & Wester Ross Fisheries Trust | Value: £24,525

Gregarines - an aquatic symbiosis model system

2020 - 2023
Apicomplexans are widely distributed, single-celled organisms that are always described as obligate parasitic. Despite their importance for human health (malaria, toxoplasmosis) and vast literature on...
Funder: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation | Value: £266,914

SHELTERs: Sustainable Homes Enabling the Long Term Empowerment of Refugees

2020 - 2023
This project addresses this major moral, humanitarian, and knowledge gap by following on from a highly successful seed-funded project, which developed—through participatory design and interdisciplinar...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £299,712

Applicability of the optical mesoscope technology to assess physical effects of noise on statocysts of marine invertebrate embryos/larvae: A proof of concept

2020 - 2020
We perceive oceans as quiet,but increasing levels of man-made noise can have negative effects on marine organisms. Invertebrates are under-represented in noise-related research but play significant r...
Funder: Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance | Value: £10,000

words A thousand flowers will bloom: ensuring local initiatives inform national and international climate commitments

2020 - 2021
Mangroves, seagrass meadows and salt marshes are referred to as Blue Carbon habitats. They are championed within climate change policy and international initiatives because of their exceptional power ...
Funder: International Development Research Centre | Value: £126,692

Prevalence of Brucellosis and Q-fever in livestock within the Ashanti region of Ghana

2020 - 2021
To determine the seroprevalence of abortifacient zoonoses (Brucellosis and Coxiellosis) in small ruminants within the Ashanti region of Ghana
Funder: Microbiology Society | Value: £2,530

Cyber Security and the Third Sector in Scotland: a Pilot Project exploring Third Sector awareness and usage of Scottish Government cyber security products and resources

2020 - 2020
The project aims to better understand how the Scottish Government’s cyber products, resources and support more generally are received by a small sample of differing Third Sector organisations. In doin...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £2,780

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Mangrove herbivory and plant performance in natural and restored mangrove forests in Northern Sulawesi, Indonesia

2020 - date
Stasa Kamplet | Director of Studies: Prof Karen Diele | Second Supervisor: Dr Marco Fusi

The hidden links in trophic food webs: where do the parasites fit?

2019 - date
Matthew Dicker | Director of Studies: Dr Sonja Rueckert | Second Supervisor: Prof Mark Huxham

Bio-Nanomaterial Hazard Assessment: development of in vitro models to aid assessment of reproductive function in response to nanomedicines

2019 - date
Sarah Horgan | Director of Studies: Prof Gary Hutchison | Second Supervisor: Dr Eva Malone

Exploring Restorative Justice for Adults in Scotland: Practitioners’ Views, Organisational Models and Policy

2019 - date
Siobhan Butler | Director of Studies: Dr Giuseppe Maglione | Second Supervisor: Dr Jamie Buchan

The effects of menstrual cycle phases on running repeated sprint ability

2019 - date
Samuele Di Nicola | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Mr Brendon Ferrier

Above and below ground productivity of a mangrove forest under human utilisation

2019 - date
Lilian Mugi | Director of Studies: Prof Mark Huxham | Second Supervisor: Dr Gavin Ballantyne

Training load, injury and performance in professional football

2019 - date
Francesco Aiello | Director of Studies: Dr Susan Brown | Second Supervisor: Dr Alan McCall

The prevalence, sources and diversity of antibiotic resistance in Scottish surface waters: a baseline for risk assessment and intervention targets.

2019 - date
Leonie Henn | Director of Studies: Dr Donald Morrison | Second Supervisor: Dr Fiona Stainsby

Analysing the Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Migration Inhibition in response to Honokiol

2019 - date
Ying Lei | Director of Studies: Dr Sharron Vass | Second Supervisor: Dr Amy Poole

The Crisis in Masculinity: An Lacanian Exploration

2019 - date
Massimiliano Murra | Director of Studies: Dr Calum Neill | Second Supervisor: Dr Stephanie Fohring
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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...

Edinburgh Napier research into sustainable intensification makes font page of national newspaper

18 March 2019
A research project lead by Dr Patrick White in the School of Applied Sciences, in collaboration with colleagues at Scotland's Rural College and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew made the front page of ...

Mark Beaumont to deliver chancellors talk

23 October 2018
Mark has cycled around the world twice, smashing the circumnavigation World Record on both occasions. His most recent attempt captured the imagination of a global audience by targeting Jules Verne’s A...

Breakthrough Series comes to Edinburgh Napier

28 September 2018
On October 6th, 2018 The Podyum hosted an American Football camp at Edinburgh Napier University. Athletes got the opportunity to learn and compete in front of coaches who came from different parts of ...

Dr Lesley Ingram to take on her own bike challenge

10 September 2018
On the 22nd of September Lesley will join 79 others riders to raise money for the STV children's charity appeal.

Dr Lesley Ingram ready to get back in the saddle

10 September 2018
Dr Lesley Ingram will cycle 240 miles for STV children's appeal

ENU Associate Professor co-hosts conference to launch new, ground-breaking book

4 September 2018
Dr Calum Neill will co-host an international conference at Ghent University on the 21st and 22nd of September to launch his new co-edited book, Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phall...

Dr Clare Taylor takes part in expert panel for Evidence Week at UK Parliament

26 June 2018
Dr Clare Taylor, Senior Lecturer in the School of Applied Sciences, was an invited panel member for the event 'Too much evidence or not enough?' organised by Society for Applied Microbiology and Sense...

Dr Peter Barlow gives media comments on Common Cold study

14 May 2018
A new study from Imperial College London has been published in the journal Nature Chemistry investigating the anti-rhinovirus activity of a novel compound. The paper, entitled ’Fragment-derived inhib...

World Olympians Association launches new health study

18 April 2018
The largest global study into the long-term health issues of Olympians has been launched by the World Olympians Association. More than 10,000 athletes, who no longer compete at Olympic level, are bei...
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Seminar with Dr Sonja Rueckert (Associate Professor at Edinburgh Napier University) and Matthew Dicker (MRes Student at Edinburgh Napier University) on parasites

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
4 December 2019

Policing Justice and Society Seminar Series - Associate Prof. Sarah Soppitt, Northumbria University

Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus
2 December 2019

Seminar with Professor Mark Huxham (Edinburgh Napier University) on understanding the meaning of catastrophe in southern Kenya

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
27 November 2019

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

Policing, Justice and Society Seminar Series - Dr Jarmo Houtsonen, Police University College, Finland

Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus
28 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