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Quantification and Characterisation of Pre-Production Pellet Pollution in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai, Aotearoa-New Zealand

Journal Article
Hunter, E. C., de Vine, R., Pantos, O., Clunies-Ross, P., Doake, F., Masterton, H., & Briers, R. A. (2022)
Quantification and Characterisation of Pre-Production Pellet Pollution in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai, Aotearoa-New Zealand. Microplastics, 1(1), 67-84. https://doi.org/10.3390/microplastics1010005
Plastic pollution is threatening aquatic ecosystems and wildlife. Understanding the characteristics and extent of plastic pollution is the first step towards improving managem...

Type 1 diabetes patients with different residual beta-cell function but similar age, HBA1c, and cardiorespiratory fitness have differing exercise-induced angiogenic cell mobilisation

Journal Article
Taylor, G. S., Shaw, A., Scragg, J. H., Smith, K., Campbell, M. D., Mcdonald, T. J., …West, D. J. (in press)
Type 1 diabetes patients with different residual beta-cell function but similar age, HBA1c, and cardiorespiratory fitness have differing exercise-induced angiogenic cell mobilisation. Frontiers in Endocrinology,
Background: Many individuals with type 1 diabetes retain residual beta-cell function. Sustained endogenous insulin and C-peptide secretion is associated with reduced diabetes ...

The Criminal Justice System in Scotland

Book Chapter
Morrison, K., Buchan, J., & Wooff, A. (2021)
The Criminal Justice System in Scotland. In The Oxford Textbook on Criminology. (2nd). Oxford: Oxford University Press
Morrison, K., Buchan, J., & Wooff, A. (2021). The Criminal Justice System in Scotland. In The Oxford Textbook on Criminology. (2nd). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Available...

The Role Of Exercise In Cancer Rehabilitation

Journal Article
Campbell, A. (2021)
The Role Of Exercise In Cancer Rehabilitation. Journal of Cancer Rehabilitation, 4, 103-104. https://doi.org/10.48252/JCR22

Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present

Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (2021)
Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present. Hungarian Studies Review, 48(2), 199-208. https://doi.org/10.5325/hungarianstud.48.2.0199
This essay reflects on queer politics in Central and Eastern European (CEE) through the examples of Poland and Hungary using the Derridean concept of “supplement” to expose th...

Pluralised responses to policing the Pandemic: Analysing the emergence of informal order maintenance strategies, the changing ‘policing web’, and the impacts of COVID-19 in rural communities. A Report on Interim Findings

Report
Wooff, A., Horgan, S., & Tatnell, A. (2021)
Pluralised responses to policing the Pandemic: Analysing the emergence of informal order maintenance strategies, the changing ‘policing web’, and the impacts of COVID-19 in rural communities. A Report on Interim Findings. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University
Acknowledging the differential impacts of COVID-19 on communities, this project examines how the policing of rural communities has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We a...

The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics

Journal Article
Kulpa, R., & Ludwin, K. (2021)
The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics. interalia: a journal of queer studies, 16, 82-94. https://doi.org/10.51897/interalia/rgrq6813
In this article, we call for greater recognition of friendship as a basic social relation that should play a pivotal role in re-imagining social resilience if it is to be futu...

Lacanian Perspectives on Blade Runner 2049

Book
Neill, C. (Ed.)
(2021). Lacanian Perspectives on Blade Runner 2049. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-56754-5

Effect of weight restriction strategies in judokas

Journal Article
Gordon, Y., Souglis, A., & Andronikos, G. (2021)
Effect of weight restriction strategies in judokas. Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 21(6), 3394-3404. https://doi.org/10.7752/jpes.2021.06460
Objective/Background: Prior to and surrounding a Judo competition athletes manipulate Body Mass (BM) to gain a theoretical advantage when competing against a weaker opponent u...

Identification of Parachlamydiaceae DNA in nasal and rectal passages of healthy dairy cattle

Journal Article
Wheelhouse, N., Hearn, J., Livingstone, M., Flockhart, A., Dagleish, M., & Longbottom, D. (in press)
Identification of Parachlamydiaceae DNA in nasal and rectal passages of healthy dairy cattle. Journal of Applied Microbiology, https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.15422
Aims The order Chlamydiales comprises a broad range of bacterial pathogens and endosymbionts, which infect a wide variety of host species. Within this order, members of the fa...

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Naloxone in Police Scotland - a Pilot Evaluation

2022 - 2022
This study will be a mixed methods process evaluation of a test of change (pilot project) for the carriage, and use, of intra-nasal spray Naloxone by Police Scotland officers. The evaluation will foc...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £73,800

West of Scotland Herring Hunt (WOSHH)

2021 - 2024
West of Scotland Herring Hunt (WOSHH) Scotland’s herring fishery was once the largest commercial fishery globally, generating income, identity, and societal change for rural communities. Following st...
Funder: William Grant Foundation | Value: £154,550

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

MRes with Hibernaian Football Club

2021 - 2023
This research project will be embedded within the daily practices of a professional football club at both senior and academy level. The aim of this project will be to bring objectivity and scientific...
Funder: The Hibernian Football Club Limited | Value: £23,136

Greenock Morton FC Masters by Research project

2021 - 2023
This research project will be embedded within the talent development environment of a professional football club at both senior and academy level. The aim of the project will be to gather data surroun...
Funder: Greenock Morton Football Club Ltd | Value: £21,669

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

Marine Soundscapes and eDNA for Assessing Biodiversity and Functioning of Re-establishing European Flat Oyster Reefs, Ostrea edulis’

2021 - 2025
Marine Soundscapes and eDNA for Assessing Biodiversity and Functioning of Re-establishing European Flat Oyster Reefs, Ostrea edulis’
Funder: Natural Environment Research Council | Value: £53,490

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

The effects of parasites on food web structure and dynamics: new ways to improve accuracy and ecological realism

2021 - 2025
The main rational for this project is to gain a better understanding of how parasites affect food web structures and dynamics in commercially important marine fish species in Scottish waters. With e.g...
Funder: Natural Environment Research Council | Value: £53,500

Does Residual Beta Cell Function and Exercise Offer Synergistic Protection Against Hyperglycaemic Induced Circulating Vasoprotective Dysfunction in Type 1 Diabetes?

2021 - 2022
For people with T1D, exercise is beneficial, potentially reducing the progression of diabetes-related complications. Many people (up to 80%) with T1D still release small amounts of insulin together wi...
Funder: Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation

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The influence of menstral cycle 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

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

Refugee-led service delivery as revolution against the neo-colonial industrial-humanitarian aid complex examined through the experience of refugees working in the sector.

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

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 influence of physical activity status on stress-induced cardiovascular (dys)function

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

Design 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

The influence of exercise modality, intensity and duration on circulating regenerative cells

2021 - date
Mr Luke Stephen | Director of Studies: Dr Mark Ross | Second Supervisor: Dr Graham Wright

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
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West Highland Free Press news article

1 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

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 ...

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

Strathclyde University
5 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)
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