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The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment

Journal Article
Van Zyl Smit, D., & Morrison, K. (2020)
The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment. European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, 28(1), 76-102. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718174-02801004
More people are serving life sentences in Scotland as a proportion of the national population than in any other country in Europe. Yet Scotland claims to adopt a welfarist rat...

Scottish Government Consultation Response: Incorporating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law

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Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2019)
Scottish Government Consultation Response: Incorporating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law
Response to the Scottish Government Consultation: Incorporating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law. Response 308224602 by Dr Lesley-Anne Barnes Macfa...

The Children (Scotland) Bill 2019: what would it do for children?

Presentation / Conference
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2019, November)
The Children (Scotland) Bill 2019: what would it do for children?
Presentation at final workshop in RSE-funded workshop series, co-organised by me.

How Much Is Hidden? Pay for Elites in Government-Linked Entities

Book
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019)
How Much Is Hidden? Pay for Elites in Government-Linked Entities. Penang, Malaysia: Consumers Association of Penang
The presence of government-linked entities as influential players in the financial markets and economy sets Malaysia’s business ecosystem apart from competitive market-based s...

Twenty Years of the Scottish Parliament in Child and Family Law

Presentation / Conference
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2019, October)
Twenty Years of the Scottish Parliament in Child and Family Law. Presented at Twenty Years of the Scottish Parliament in Child and Family Law, Edinburgh
Three funded workshops celebrating the work of the Scottish Parliament in the field of Child and Family Law. I co-organised and co-chaired each of the three day-long workshop...

Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine

Journal Article
Sharapov, K. (2019)
Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine. Anti-trafficking review, 13, 30-49. https://doi.org/10.14197/atr.201219133
This article provides a summary of research undertaken to investigate public awareness and understanding of human trafficking in Great Britain, Ukraine, and Hungary. Respondin...

Regulatory Arbitrage in Relation to International Human Rights

Journal Article
Minhat, M., Abdullah, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019)
Regulatory Arbitrage in Relation to International Human Rights. Journal of Human Rights, 18(5), 579-596. https://doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2019.1647097
The adoption of the United Nations (UN) Charter in 1945 marked the legalization of international human rights. Despite the legalized status of human rights, their violation by...

Construction of Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah-Based Index of Socio-Economic Development: Principles and Issues

Book Chapter
Abu Seman, J., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019)
Construction of Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah-Based Index of Socio-Economic Development: Principles and Issues. In S. Syed Ali (Ed.), Towards a Maqasid al-Shariah Index of Socio-Economic Development: Theory and Application, (159-188). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-12793-0_5
The promotion of achieving Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah through socio economic development is considered an agenda priority in many countries especially where Muslims population is dom...

Transitioning points of view: Participating in a Faculty Learning Community at Edinburgh Napier University

Conference Proceeding
Ennis, L. (in press)
Transitioning points of view: Participating in a Faculty Learning Community at Edinburgh Napier University
Faculty Learning Communities (FLC) are formal, time-bound and selective communities that encourage collaborative enhancement of teaching and learning. Based on the model devel...

The forward facing flaneur: a fresh look at information seeking for the beer festival attendee

Presentation / Conference
Robertson, M., & Adams, A. (2019, July)
The forward facing flaneur: a fresh look at information seeking for the beer festival attendee. Paper presented at Leisure Studies Association (LSA) 2019
Dӧrk, Carpendale and Williamson (2011) review the Flaneur (Baudelaire, 1863) in contemporary settings, positing the information flanuer as representing a new way of thinking a...

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Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium for Gender and Public Engagement

2020 - 2021
Gender inequality in the Pacific is a serious challenge and a sensitive issue - requiring a culturally appropriate and joined up development approach to support and drive the necessary social changes....
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £93,888

Increase total physical activity time through active travel across the population

2019 - 2020
A major element of the project is to help increase total physical activity time through active travel across the population. Research interests include: - translational research to ensure the evidenc...
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £22,776

Scottish Parliament Research Project: Family Law (Scotland) Bill 2019

2019 - 2019
The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body is seeking to award a contract for research on behalf of the Justice Committee. The Family Law (Scotland) Bill (‘the Bill’) is due to be introduced this yea...
Funder: The Scottish Parliament | Value: £4,872

Essential Evidence for Scotland

2019 - 2019
Translational research can be powerful in providing practitioners with targeted evidence summaries when they have neither time, knowledge of, nor access to much of the peer reviewed evidence base. The...
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £5,047

Twenty Years of the Scottish Parliament: Critical Reflection on the Development of Child and Family Law

2018 - 2020
2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Scottish Parliament. This project involves the creation of a workshop series about law-making for children and their families by the Sco...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £9,400

Bacteriophage endolysins and novel lipid-degrading proteins as a treatment for Rhodococcus equi infections in foals

2018 - 2019
Rhodococcus equi (Req) is responsible for severe respiratory disease of foals with a major economic impact on the equine industry, and can be endemic on stud farms. In foals under 6 months of age, thi...
Funder: Horserace Betting Levy Board | Value: £10,832

Justice Analytical Services Call For Proposals - Domestic Abuse and Child Welfare Hearings Research

2018 - 2020
This research proposes to specifically examine the points of articulation (and dislocation) between civil and criminal law in domestic abuse cases through a specific focus on child contact proceedings...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £12,200

The influence of hegemonic masculinity on dietary preferences for meat. A cross-sectional study of adult men in Scotland.

2018 - 2019
The aim of this research is to examine the effects of hegemonic masculinity on meat consumption and willingness to adopt a more plant based diet. Hegemonic masculinity refers to socially prescribed no...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £4,674

The local provision of restorative justice in Scotland: an exploratory empirical study

2018 - 2019
This research project consists of an exploratory qualitative study on the provision of restorative justice (RJ) services in Scotland at the level of local authorities. RJ is a process of facilitated d...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £6,684

Feasibility Study into Factors Affecting the Re-Use of Furniture and Corresponding Design Strategies

2018 - 2019
In the context of reducing raw material usage and establishing Scotland’s capacity for designing and making furniture for re-use, this study aims to: ● establish key factors in consumer decisions to r...
Funder: The Scottish Institute for Remanufacture | Value: £16,951

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Invited Keynote Speach by Professor Davis at National Active Travel Conference

11 June 2019
Keynote speech to Scotland's premier annual active travel conference. Summarised Evidence Review findings from recent studies of most effective interventions to increase active travel and increase phy...

Invited presentation by Professor Davis to the Active Scotland Development Group

10 June 2019
Invited presentation to the Active Scotland Development Group quarterly meeting which had a focus on transport for this meeting.

Academics moot making GLC execs’ pay public by law

31 October 2018
The assistant director of the International Centre for Management & Governance Research (ICMGR), Dr Marizah Minhat, and Associate Professor Nazam Dzolkarnaini are undertaking a research collaboration ...

Lord Sheikh Represents APPGIF at Edinburgh Forum

25 September 2018
Lord Sheikh, a co-chair of the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance (APPGIF), visited Edinburgh on Saturday 8 September 2018 to participate in the ‘Ethical Finance & Community Develop...

Cobbles, potholes, and rough roads can cause nerve damage for cyclists, study finds

12 October 2017
Cyclists who regularly ride on poor road surfaces or cobbles could be at risk of suffering nerve damage in their hands and arms, a new study has found.

Financing the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative

23 August 2017
A research project was launched to explore financing issues in relation to BRI. In collaboration with international researchers, this research is led by Dr Marizah Minhat, the Assistant Director of th...

Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking, Risk-Sharing and One Belt One Road

19 July 2017
Dr Marizah Minhat and Dr Nazam Dzolkarnaini were invited by the Treasury Markets Association (TMA) to deliver a talk to TMA members and market participants on “Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking...

Professor Hazel Hall serves as a judge at FameLab 2017

13 December 2016
Professor Hazel Hall served as a judge at the Edinburgh heat of FameLab 2017, held on Thursday 8th December 2016 at Heriot Watt University.

New Edinburgh centre will develop Business School research projects

23 November 2016
The International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) aims to bring together academic and professional knowledge on international management and governance. The Centre’s Director, P...