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Fatigue and the mind-body relation: a Lacanian exploration

Thesis
Diserholt, A. Fatigue and the mind-body relation: a Lacanian exploration. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2701703
This thesis explores the symptomatology of fatigue based on interviews conducted with seven people who are diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. T...

Structured honours projects for sustainability, resilience and student confidence in the pandemic era and beyond

Presentation / Conference
Garden, C. (2021, May)
Structured honours projects for sustainability, resilience and student confidence in the pandemic era and beyond. Presented at Evolving Molecular Biosciences Education, Online
A coordinated approach to embedding skills in undergraduate bioscience degree curricula has been underway at Edinburgh Napier University for over a decade, with positive impac...

Structured Biomedical Sciences Honours Projects: A Protocol for Resilience and Preparedness for the World of Work During the Pandemic?

Presentation / Conference
Garden, C. (2021, May)
Structured Biomedical Sciences Honours Projects: A Protocol for Resilience and Preparedness for the World of Work During the Pandemic?. Poster presented at Horizons in STEM Higher Education, Online
For the past four years, undergraduate students studying on the Royal Society of Biology accredited Biomedical Sciences honours degree at Edinburgh Napier University have been...

Discursive representations of restorative justice in international policies

Journal Article
Pali, B., & Maglione, G. (in press)
Discursive representations of restorative justice in international policies. European Journal of Criminology, https://doi.org/10.1177/14773708211013025
The European Directive 2012/29/EU, the Council of Europe Recommendation CM/Rec(2018)8), and the recently launched updated United Nations Handbook (2020) testify to the increas...

Compartmentalization of bacterial and fungal microbiomes in the gut of adult honeybees

Journal Article
Callegari, M., Crotti, E., Fusi, M., Marasco, R., Gonella, E., De Noni, I., …Daffonchio, D. (2021)
Compartmentalization of bacterial and fungal microbiomes in the gut of adult honeybees. npj Biofilms and Microbiomes, 7, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41522-021-00212-9
The core gut microbiome of adult honeybee comprises a set of recurring bacterial phylotypes, accompanied by lineage-specific, variable, and less abundant environmental bacteri...

Verdictspotting: Investigating the effects of juror bias, evidence anchors, and verdict system in jurors

Journal Article
Curley, L. J., Murray, J., MacLean, R., Munro, J., Lages, M., Frumkin, L. A., …Brown, D. (in press)
Verdictspotting: Investigating the effects of juror bias, evidence anchors, and verdict system in jurors. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2021.1904450
The Scottish verdict of not proven represents a second acquittal verdict which is not legally defined. Existing research into the influence of the not proven verdict on jury d...

What is the relationship between indoor air quality parameters and airborne microorganisms in hospital environments? A systematic review and meta‐analysis

Journal Article
Hiwar, W., King, M., Shuweihdi, F., Fletcher, L. A., Dancer, S. J., & Noakes, C. J. (in press)
What is the relationship between indoor air quality parameters and airborne microorganisms in hospital environments? A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Indoor Air, https://doi.org/10.1111/ina.12846
Airborne microorganisms in hospitals have been associated with several hospital‐acquired infections (HAIs), and various measures of indoor air quality (IAQ) parameters such as...

The diel activity pattern of mountain hare (Lepus timidus) on managed heather moorland in Scotland

Journal Article
DiVita, V., Pettigrew, M., Pettigrew, G., & Gilchrist, J. (in press)
The diel activity pattern of mountain hare (Lepus timidus) on managed heather moorland in Scotland. Ecology and Evolution, https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7512
The research presented in this paper provides an insight into the behavioral ecology of mountain hares on heather moorland in the Lammermuir Hills of southeast Scotland. We ex...

Evidence based practice

Journal Article
Robertson, P. (2021)
Evidence based practice. Career Matters, 9(2), 18-19

A question of standards: adapting carbon and other PES markets to work for community seagrass conservation

Journal Article
Shilland, R., Grimsditch, G., Ahmed, M., Bandeira, S., Kennedy, H., Potouroglou, M., & Huxham, M. (2021)
A question of standards: adapting carbon and other PES markets to work for community seagrass conservation  . Marine Policy, 129, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2021.104574
Seagrass meadows deliver multiple ecosystem services that are of particular importance to resource-poor coastal communities, yet they are rapidly declining globally. The Payme...

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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

Developing an adoptive regulatory T cell therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

2021 - 2023
The immune system contains a balance of cells that turn responses ‘on’ and those that turn it ‘off’. When this balance breaks down, inappropriate immune responses can attack healthy tissue...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £229,020

The impacts of COVID-19 on Persons with Disabilities in Ukraine (with a particular focus on internally displaced Persons with Disabilities)

2021 - 2021
The proposed research will provide an in-depth qualitative assessment of the multifaceted impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on internally displaced PDWs in Ukraine by working with key stakeholders a...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £92,606

Socioeconomic Impact of Covid-19 on the Syrian Refugees in Scotland

2021 - 2021
The project will provide a unique perspective capturing Syrian refugees’ socio-economic and cultural precarity on their settlement journeys before, during and after the Covid-19 outbreak. These findin...
Funder: Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education | Value: £9,820

Locked down, locked out? Local Partnership Resilience in the Covid-19 Pandemic

2021 - 2021
Partnership working between agencies at the level of local government is increasingly recognised as important to dealing with complex social problems including deprivation, poverty, addictions and off...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £24,226

‘Going AFK: interrogating the viability of ‘desistance’ theorising for narratives of cyber-dependent ‘criminal careers'

2021 - 2021
This project brings together two of the Co-Investigators’ fields of criminological research: desistance research and cybercrime. These areas currently exist in relative isolation to each other but off...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,321

Programme Leadership: Strengthening Resilience, Supporting Learning Communities.

2021 - 2021
The key purpose of this sector-wide activity is to deepen community and collaboration between programme leaders across the Scottish university sector and beyond. This will be achieved through a serie...
Funder: The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education | Value: £3,000

Entrepreneur-in-Residence 2020-Robert Goodfellow

2021 - 2021
The Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) scheme, part of the Science, Industry and Translation programme, aims to increase the knowledge and awareness in UK universities of cutting edge indus...
Funder: Royal Society

Investigating the use of temporary accommodation for housing asylum seekers and refugees during the COVID-19 outbreak

2020 - 2021
This project will explore the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on asylum seekers and refugees living in the UK, one of the most marginalised and most at-risk groups during the current pandemic. The pro...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £53,468

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

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The influence of exercise time on sleep quality in type 1 diabetics

2021 - date
Siobhan Laing | Director of Studies: Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills | Second Supervisor: Diabetes Awareness Day Jacqui Charlton

The influence of menstruation on training schedules in female mountain bike athletes.

2021 - date
Miss Robyn Aitkenhead | Director of Studies: Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills | Second Supervisor: Prof Geraint Florida-James

‘Vulnerabilities’ and ‘Capabilities’ within the Context of Protracted Displacement Crises

2021 - date
Fiona Cameron | Director of Studies: Dr Kiril Sharapov | Second Supervisor: Dr Phiona Stanley

Climate change, risk and migration in Global North and Global South: A comparison study

2021 - date
Isabel Stark | Director of Studies: Dr Taulant Guma | Second Supervisor: Dr Kiril Sharapov

Developmental Dyslexia in primary school children - an investigation of the effectiveness of teacher's risk judgements

2021 - date
Fiona Thomson | Director of Studies: Dr Barbara Piotrowska | Second Supervisor: Dr Lindsey Carruthers

The Effect of Acute and/or Chronic Mental Stress on Cardiovascular Health

2021 - date
Christopher Bryson | Director of Studies: Dr Mark Ross | Second Supervisor: Dr Tom Campbell

esign of a new fluorogenic molecular probe of lipases that will be specific for monoacylglycerol lipase

2021 - date
Judith Ajaezu | Director of Studies: Dr David Mincher | Second Supervisor: Agnes Turnbull

Design, Synthesis and modelling of intracellularly targeted anticancer agents.

2021 - date
Aziz Kiran | Director of Studies: Dr David Mincher | Second Supervisor: Agnes Turnbull

Mangrove herbivory 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 Effect of Differing Levels of Individual and Situational Factors on Malevolent Creativity

2020 - date
Miss Muna Ali | Director of Studies: Dr Rory MacLean | Second Supervisor: Dr Lindsey Carruthers
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MTB Trail Building sector is ready for further professionalisation

10 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

9 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

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...
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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