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Protecting Seagrass Through Payments for Ecosystem Services: A Community Guide

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Shilland, R., Wanjiru, A., Mohamed, A., Grimsditch, G., & Huxham, M. (2020)
Protecting Seagrass Through Payments for Ecosystem Services: A Community Guide. Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Environnment Program
Shilland, R., Wanjiru, A., Mohamed, A., Grimsditch, G., & Huxham, M. (2020). Protecting Seagrass Through Payments for Ecosystem Services: A Community Guide. Nairobi, Kenya: Un...

The Struggle is Real: Theorising Community Justice Restructuring Agonistically

Journal Article
Buchan, J. (in press)
The Struggle is Real: Theorising Community Justice Restructuring Agonistically. European Journal of Probation, https://doi.org/10.1177/2066220320927353
This article is a novel use of the ‘agonistic framework’ – a theory of penal change developed in the US, which emphasises the role of hidden conflict – to analyse recent organ...

Missing the full story: First estimates of carbon deposition rates for the European flat oyster, Ostrea edulis

Journal Article
Lee, H., Davies, I., Baxter, J., Diele, K., & Sanderson, W. G. (in press)
Missing the full story: First estimates of carbon deposition rates for the European flat oyster, Ostrea edulis. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3402

Insights into manipulating postprandial energy expenditure to manage weight gain in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

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Siemienowicz, K., Rae, M. T., Howells, F., Anderson, C., Nicol, L. M., Franks, S., & Duncan, W. C. (in press)
Insights into manipulating postprandial energy expenditure to manage weight gain in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). iScience, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2020.101164
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely to be obese and have difficulty in losing weight. They demonstrate an obesity-independent deficit in adaptive energ...

Bilingualism: The foreign language effect does not extend to rational decision making

Journal Article
Curley, L., Carruthers, L., & Piotrowska, B. (in press)
Bilingualism: The foreign language effect does not extend to rational decision making. Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis,
This research investigated if the foreign language effect extended to rationality. Four groups (English speaking monolingual group; Polish speaking monolingual group; Bilingua...

Putting a balance on the aerosolization debate around SARS-CoV-2

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Dancer, S. J., Tang, J. W., Marr, L. C., Miller, S., Morawska, L., & Jimenez, J. L. (in press)
Putting a balance on the aerosolization debate around SARS-CoV-2. Journal of Hospital Infection, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2020.05.014
No abstract available.

Bilinguals’ inhibitory control and attentional processes in a visual perceptual task

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Wimmer, M. C., Marx, C., Stirk, S., & Hancock, P. J. (in press)
Bilinguals’ inhibitory control and attentional processes in a visual perceptual task. Psychological Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-020-01333-0
The aim was to examine theories of bilingual inhibitory control superiority in the visual domain. In an ambiguous figure task the ability to reverse (switch) interpretations (...

Exploring the coach-administrator relationship within the SA cricket development environment

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English, C., Nash, C., & Martindale, R. (in press)
Exploring the coach-administrator relationship within the SA cricket development environment. European Sport Management Quarterly, https://doi.org/10.1080/16184742.2020.1749689
Research question: The increased competitive demands placed on modern sports organisations, intensifies pressures on coaches to produce positive results. These factors may in...

The usage of multidisciplinary physical therapies at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Summer Games: an observational study

Journal Article
Palmer, D., Grant, M., & Steffen, K. (in press)
The usage of multidisciplinary physical therapies at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Summer Games: an observational study. Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy,
Objective: To describe the usage of physical therapies services –physiotherapy, osteopath, chiropractic, and sports massage –by athletes and non-athletes at the Rio 2016 Olymp...

Trade unions and career services: Potential partners for promoting social justice at work

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Robertson, P. J., Cimini, N., Post, J., & Corry, J. (2020)
Trade unions and career services: Potential partners for promoting social justice at work. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 44(1), 5-12. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.4401
This paper argues that trade unions represent natural allies for career services, as they have shared interests in addressing issues of social justice at work. This potentiall...

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Investigating the prevalence and diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in Scottish hoverfly populations

2020 - 2021
Investigating the prevalence and diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in Scottish hoverfly populations
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £13,549

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

‘from local roots to global branches: making NDCs work at three different levels’

2019 - 2021
Blue Carbon habitats - mangroves, seagrass meadows and salt marshes - are unusually important and beautiful ecosystems. Stopping and reversing their loss commands the enthusiastic support of economist...
Funder: Natural Environment Research Council | Value: £124,263

Quantifying metal bioaccumulation in Nephrops norvegicus larvae exposed to cadmium and pile-driving noise

2019 - 2020
Quantifying metal bioaccumulation in Nephrops norvegicus larvae exposed to cadmium and pile-driving noise - Understanding the impacts and mechanisms of multiple stressors on marine life is fraught wit...
Funder: Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University) | Value: £950

Host Defence Peptides as novel modulators of autophagy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

2019 - 2022
Increasing numbers of patients are diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) each year, both in the United Kingdom and worldwide. Most drugs in current use for the treatment of IBD target the im...
Funder: The Daphne Jackson Trust | Value: £83,167

The prevalence of antibiotic resistance pathogen E. coli in Scottish surface waters

2019 - 2023
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: £129,161

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The Impact of Abuse on Sport Officials Wellbeing and Creation of a Wellbeing Framework for Sport Officials

2020 - date
Murray Grant | Director of Studies: Dr Duncan Mascarenhas | Second Supervisor: Dr Tony Westbury

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

Mapping restorative justice in Scotland: a qualitative research of referral authorities

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

The effects of the 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

Studentship app - Antibiotic resistant bacteria in Scottish bathing and surface waters

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
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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