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BOOK REVIEW: Theo Gavrielides (ed.), The Routledge international handbook of restorative justice

Journal Article
Buchan, J. (2022)
BOOK REVIEW: Theo Gavrielides (ed.), The Routledge international handbook of restorative justice. The International Journal of Restorative Justice, 2022(2),

Seroprevalence and risk factors for Q-fever (Coxiella burnetii) exposure in smallholder dairy cattle in Tanzania

Journal Article
Festo Bwatota, S., Mkilema Shirima, G., Hernandez-Castro, L. E., Mark de Clare Bronsvoort, B., Wheelhouse, N., Joseph Mengele, I., …Cook, E. A. J. (2022)
Seroprevalence and risk factors for Q-fever (Coxiella burnetii) exposure in smallholder dairy cattle in Tanzania. Veterinary Sciences, 9(12), Article 662. https://doi.org/10.3390/vetsci9120662
Q fever is a zoonotic disease, resulting from infection with Coxiella burnetii. Infection in cattle can cause abortion and infertility, however, there is little epidemiologica...

Methodological nationalism and ethnic lens in CEE migration research: A critical reflection

Presentation / Conference
Guma, T. (2022, November)
Methodological nationalism and ethnic lens in CEE migration research: A critical reflection. Paper presented at Migration to/from/within Central and Eastern Europe: Decolonial perspectives on race, gender, sexuality and class, Online
This paper offers a critical reflection on methodological approaches within the field of CEE migration. Drawing on ideas from critical migration studies, I discuss the ways in...

Reducing fear of water and aquaphobia through 360 degree video use?

Journal Article
Roche, L., Cunningham, I., Rolland, C., Fayaubost, R., & Maire, S. (2022)
Reducing fear of water and aquaphobia through 360 degree video use?. Frontiers in Education, 7, Article 898071. https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2022.898071
Drowning is a serious public health problem threat claiming the lives of 372,000 people each year worldwide that can be linked to an individual’s ability to swim. Learning to ...

Effective Practical Work in Science

Presentation / Conference
McGill, C. (2022, November)
Effective Practical Work in Science. Presented at ResearchED Aberdeen, Robert Gordon College, Aberdeen
Practical work is carried out in the science classroom to teach scientific concepts, increase motivation, develop practical skills and practise being a scientist. Research sug...

Exploring the Relationship Between Compassion and Attachment in Individuals with Mental Health Difficulties: A Systematic Review

Journal Article
Amari, N., Martin, T., Mahoney, A., Peacock, S., Stewart, J., & Alford, E. A. (in press)
Exploring the Relationship Between Compassion and Attachment in Individuals with Mental Health Difficulties: A Systematic Review. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10879-022-09573-4
The objective of the review was to explore the relevance of the relationship of compassion and attachment to mental health. APAPsycInfo, APAPsycArticles, CINAHL, MEDLINE, Soci...

Sexual Violence and Restorative Justice: Addressing the Justice Gap

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Keenan, M., & Zinsstag, E. (2022)
Sexual Violence and Restorative Justice: Addressing the Justice Gap. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Concerned by the high attrition rates for sexual crime and the secondary victimization experienced by victims during their participation in the criminal justice system, this b...

Environmental micro‐niche filtering shapes bacterial pioneer communities during primary colonization of a Himalayas' glacier forefield

Journal Article
Rolli, E., Marasco, R., Fusi, M., Scaglia, B., Schubotz, F., Mapelli, F., …Daffonchio, D. (in press)
Environmental micro‐niche filtering shapes bacterial pioneer communities during primary colonization of a Himalayas' glacier forefield. Environmental Microbiology, https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.16268
The pedogenesis from the mineral substrate released upon glacier melting has been explained with the succession of consortia of pioneer microorganisms, whose structure and fun...

Epidemiology of q-fever in domestic ruminants and humans in Africa: A systematic review

Journal Article
Festo Bwatota, S., Cook, E. A. J., Mark de Clare Bronsvoort, B., Wheelhouse, N., Hernandez-Castor, L. E., & Mkilema Shirima, G. (2022)
Epidemiology of q-fever in domestic ruminants and humans in Africa: A systematic review. CABI One Health, https://doi.org/10.1079/cabionehealth.2022.0008
Q-fever is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by the gram-negative, intracellular, spore-forming bacterium Coxiella burnetii. Infected ruminants (cattle, sheep, and goats) a...

Men Are from Quartile One, Women Are from? Relative Age Effect in European Soccer and the Influence of Age, Success, and Playing Status

Journal Article
Andrew, M., Finnegan, L., Datson, N., & Dugdale, J. H. (2022)
Men Are from Quartile One, Women Are from? Relative Age Effect in European Soccer and the Influence of Age, Success, and Playing Status. Children, 9(11), Article 1747. https://doi.org/10.3390/children9111747
The relative age effect (RAE) is characterised by an overrepresentation of athletes born earlier in the selection year. Whilst an RAE is consistently evident in male soccer, e...

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Recovery from Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

2023 - 2025
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is increasingly recognised as an important cause of myocardial infarction (MI). Despite this, there are no recovery programmes tailored for SCAD survivors...
Funder: Burdett Trust for Nursing | Value: £184,716

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

2022 - 2026
The alarming rise in resistance to antibiotics is now widely accepted as being one of the most serious public health crises we face today. The use and overuse of antibiotics in human and animal medici...
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £71,650

Development of a scale-up process for production of Kombucha

2022 - 2022
Gut Feelings main commercial product is Kombucha, a fermented tea produced by natural microbial fermentation and assumed to contain a variety of microbes that link to health benefits. It is produced u...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,960

Hindsight: Improving awareness through rearward vision

2022 - 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

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

Medical Research Scotland Vacation Scholarship

2022 - 2023
Investigating the anti-metastatic potential of Honokiol by attenuating KISS1/ KISS1R signaling
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £2,160

Exploiting micofluidic devices for physiologically relavent drug screening against human pathogens

2022 - 2022
Undergraduate student summer project (8 weeks)
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £2,160

Holdfast: communities and blue carbon

2022 - 2023
Achieving the potential of Blue Carbon (BC) requires excellent communication with diverse audiences, in particular: 1) communities who live adjacent to, and often depend upon, BC ecosystems. 2) Invest...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £8,702

Virulence of diverse Listeria monocytogenes strains in an invertebrate infection model

2022 - 2022
Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) is a bacterium which is found throughout the environment and is the cause of listeriosis, a major food-borne disease. While annual case numbers are relatively...
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £2,160

A detailed exploration of crossmodal associations with odour

2022 - 2023
Odours play a critical role in everyday experiences including eating behaviour, relationships, and mental health. A loss of the sense of smell can therefore have devastating effects on one’s life. The...
Funder: British Academy | Value: £9,908

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Exploring the validity, reliability, and positional-specific player profiling normative data of elite male football players.

2022 - date
Kieran Duffie | Director of Studies: Dr James Dugdale | Second Supervisor: Dr David Muggeridge

Seasonal Utilisation of Nitric Oxide: Implications for vascular health (The SUN Project)

2022 - date
Alfie Gordon | Director of Studies: Dr David Muggeridge | Second Supervisor: Dr Katy Weston

Exploring the role of policing in the development of restorative justice in Scotland

2022 - date
Ari Drury | Director of Studies: Dr Estelle Zinsstag | Second Supervisor: Dr Jamie Buchan

Do nanomedicines have the potential to combat antimicrobial resistance?

2022 - date
Bah Umaru | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Wheelhouse | Second Supervisor: Dr Samantha Donnellan

A nano formulation strategy to enhance the therapeutic potential of exogenous host defence peptides for inflammatory bowel disease and gastrointestinal infections

2022 - date
Abdullah Issah | Director of Studies: Dr Giacomo Russo | Second Supervisor: Dr Craig Stevens

The design, implementation, and evaluation of an hybrid sport psychology platform to support the development of Scottish youth football players

2022 - date
Mr Alban Dickson | Director of Studies: Dr James Dugdale | Second Supervisor: Prof Russell Martindale

Developing evidence-based guidelines on surveying and mitigation against impacts of infrastructure projects for the protected European badger Meles meles

2022 - date
Barbara Macfarlane | Director of Studies: Dr Patrick White | Second Supervisor: Professor Robert Briers

Nanocellulose-Host Defence Peptide (N-HDP) Conjugates as a Novel Therapeutic Antiviral Technology

2022 - date
Connan Masson | Director of Studies: Prof Peter Barlow | Second Supervisor: Dr Mark Dorris

Developing a multisensory smell retraining programme

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

The design, implementation, and evaluation of a hybrid sport nutrition platform to support the development of Scottish youth football players

2022 - date
Saumya Khullar | Director of Studies: Dr James Dugdale | Second Supervisor: Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills
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West Highland Free Press news article

2 April 2021
Dr Donnellan was contacted and interviewed by a journalist about her work in COVID-19 drug discovery. The journalist was particularly interested in how to get girls and women more involved in science...

Dr Tom Campbell was interviewed about the Mountain Bike Innovation Centre on ITV Borders news.

18 March 2021
Dr Tom Campbell was interviewed on ITV borders news to talk about the signing of the borderlands deal and the Mountain Bike Innovation Centre to be located in Innerleithen.

Blog: Researching treatments for Covid-19

9 March 2021
It has been just over a year since the first cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in the UK, with over 2.5 million deaths worldwide at the time of writing. The turmoil, disruption, havoc and devastation t...

MTB Trail Building sector is ready for further professionalisation

11 September 2020
Research undertaken by Edinburgh Napier university, as part of an Erasmus+ project, has identified the skill gaps that exist within the mountain bike trail building sector and the prioritisation of tr...

Hearts and Hibs youngsters sign up for Edinburgh Napier University course

10 September 2020
Hearts and Hibs have teamed up with Edinburgh Napier University to give development squad players a chance to combine traditional studying with their football commitments.

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...

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

24 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

29 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 ...
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Exploring the Future of School-based Physical Activity and Health Research in the COVID-19 era

Strathclyde University
6 May 2021

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)
16 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)
10 October 2019