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Sharing data to better understand one of the world’s most significant shared experiences: Data Resource Profile of the longitudinal COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study

Journal Article
McBride, O., Butter, S., Hartman, T. K., Murphy, J., Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., …Bentall, R. P. (2022)
Sharing data to better understand one of the world’s most significant shared experiences: Data Resource Profile of the longitudinal COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study. International Journal of Population Data Science, 5(4), https://doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v5i4.1704
This paper serves to alert IJPDS readers to the availability of a major new longitudinal survey data resource, the COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study, w...

How to evaluate the Scottish shortened midwifery programme – an exploration of stakeholders’ perceptions

Presentation / Conference
Crozier, S., Kuipers, Y., McLuckie, C., & Norris, G. (2022, November)
How to evaluate the Scottish shortened midwifery programme – an exploration of stakeholders’ perceptions. Paper presented at Scotland Maternity and Midwifery Festival, Edinburgh
The presentation will outline the development of a new shortened midwifery programme in Scotland, the stakeholder-led participatory approach to evaluation and the emerging the...

The effect of a game-based mobile app “MyHeartMate” to promote lifestyle change in coronary disease patients: a randomised controlled trial

Journal Article
Gallagher, R., Chow, C., Parker, H., Neubeck, L., Celermajer, D., Redfern, J., …Figtree, G. (in press)
The effect of a game-based mobile app “MyHeartMate” to promote lifestyle change in coronary disease patients: a randomised controlled trial. European Heart Journal – Digital Health, https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjdh/ztac069
Background Secondary prevention reduces coronary heart disease (CHD) progression. Traditional prevention programs including cardiac rehabilitation are under-accessed, which sm...

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...

Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown on the Livelihoods of Male Commercial Boda-Boda Motorists in Uganda

Book Chapter
Kebirungi, H., & Mwenyango, H. (2022)
Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown on the Livelihoods of Male Commercial Boda-Boda Motorists in Uganda. In M. Laituri, R. B. Richardson, & J. Kim (Eds.), The Geographies of COVID-19: Geospatial Stories of a Global Pandemic (195-207). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-11775-6_16
We examined the impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown on the livelihoods of commercial male Boda-Boda motorists in Uganda. The objectives of the study were to (1) characterize soci...

Injury-inciting activities in male and female football players: a systematic review

Journal Article
Aiello, F., Impellizzeri, F. M., Brown, S. J., Serner, A., & Mccall, A. (in press)
Injury-inciting activities in male and female football players: a systematic review. Sports Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-022-01753-5
Background A comprehensive examination of the sport-specific activities performed at the time of injury is important to hypothesise injury mechanisms, develop prevention strat...

Systematic Review of the Content Validity of Patient Reported Outcome Measures of Transition to Parenthood

Journal Article
Beeck, E. V., Van den Branden, L., Bramer, W. M., & Kuipers, Y. (in press)
Systematic Review of the Content Validity of Patient Reported Outcome Measures of Transition to Parenthood. Evaluation and the Health Professions, https://doi.org/10.1177/01632787221127382
This review aims to identify self-report instruments examining aspects of transition to parenthood for use in practice and research. After performing a literature search in Em...

Agents for change: Reimagining emancipatory career guidance practices in Scotland

Journal Article
Meldrum, S. (2022)
Agents for change: Reimagining emancipatory career guidance practices in Scotland. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 49(1), 41-49. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.4907
This article explores how individual and group work models of career development practice could be adapted and redesigned to be more effective at empowering people to overcome...

Scottish Mental Health Law Review: Final Report

Report
McKay, C., Stavert, J., Scott, J., Martin, K., Rankin, A., & Morgan, G. (2022)
Scottish Mental Health Law Review: Final Report. Scottish Government
Report commissioned by Scottish Ministers to review Scottish mental health, capacity and adult protection law, to improve the rights and protections of persons with a mental d...

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A randomised controlled trial of SHORT duration antibiotic thERapy for critically ill patients with sepsis: shorter trial

2023 - 2026
Background Sepsis is a life-threatening condition due to a severe infection. It is a common reason for patients to require life-support . Sepsis is a leading cause of death worldwide. Antibiotics are...
Funder: National Institute for Health Research | Value: £199,540

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

Assessing the implementation of the Public Health Scotland Physical Activity Referral Standards: A process evaluation

2022 - 2025
Physical inactivity is a major public health problem and increasing population physical activity levels is a Scottish Government priority. In Scotland, 49% of men and 58% of women were not active enou...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £298,277

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

PhD studentship Grace Mukosa

2022 - 2025
commonwealth scholarship fund PhD award physiotherapy interventions for low back pain in the UK and Malawi
Funder: The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission | Value: £53,124

MORE RESPECT: A Randomised controlled trial of a sexual health promotion intervention for people with severe mental illness delivered in community mental health settin

2022 - 2026
This study focuses on people with severe mental illness (SMI) which includes problems like bipolar affective disorder, psychosis and other long-term problems that severely impact on ...
Funder: National Institute for Health Research | Value: £361,235

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

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Establishing the effectiveness of screening and prehabilitation methods utilised by soccer clubs to identify and reduce lower limb indirect injuries; and the perceptions of these by soccer players, coaches and medical science staff

2020 - 2025
Mr. Colin McLelland | Director of Studies: Dr Susan Brown | Second Supervisor: Dr Alan McCall

Illuminating the importance of craftsmanship in compassionate caring and facilitating its development in student nurses

2020 - 2021
This thesis provides a critical reflection on my original contributions to knowle...
Dr Liz Adamson | Director of Studies: Prof Kay Sambell | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

All-out sprinting: reliability and sensitivity of testing, and the effects of work-to-rest ratio and exercise modality

2020 - 2022
Dr Mykolas Kavaliauskas | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills

Beyond numbers and tasks: An ethnographic study exploring the work of district nursing teams and the impact this has on patients, carers, families and communities

2019 - date
Bruce Harper-McDonald | Director of Studies: Dr Janet Hanley | Second Supervisor: Dr Carol Gray Brunton

Comfort, health, and wellbeing of teachers and the impact/effect/influence of their work-indoor environment

2019 - date
Natalie Bain-Reguis | Director of Studies: Dr Andrew Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof Caroline Hollins-Martin

Circular refurbishment and adaptability for the British non-domestic stock

2018 - date
Non-domestic buildings are likely to change to domestic use as there is an evident surplus over time across the UK, and their ...
Miss Ana Hernandez Garcia | Director of Studies: Dr Suha Jaradat | Second Supervisor: Prof Francesco Pomponi

Scoping views on a research project exploring attitudes, acceptance, and construction of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among Scottish men

2017 - date
Mr Lewis Clarke | Director of Studies: Dr Carol Gray Brunton | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

The influence of perceived levels of physical activity on engagement with cardiac rehabilitation after acute coronary syndrome

2017 - 2022
Dr Sheona Mchale | Director of Studies: Prof Lis Neubeck | Second Supervisor: Dr Coral Hanson

Sustainable festivals and events - an enquiry of leadership and futures

2015 - 2017
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Dr Martin Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Jane Ali-Knight

An investigation into the assessment of wound infection in Scotland

2015 - date
Ailsa Sharp | Director of Studies: Dr Janet Hanley | Second Supervisor: Dr Clare Taylor

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Delivering India’s first digital Festival Academy

4 March 2021
On Monday mornings, Edinburgh Napier Business School’s Dr Gary Kerr and Professor Jane Ali-Knight help deliver the first digital India Festival Academy for the British Council. “Without doubt, these s...

Social and community impact: award winner and runners-up

25 November 2020
Bleedin Saor Project (Bloody Big Project) runner-up in the Guardian University Awards

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...

How working together delivered the key to unlocking the value of health data to European citizens

2 December 2019
Symphonic integrated into the EU Shield project, and which aims to share health care information across Europe, in a trusted way. Symphonic integrated a consent module which allows patient consent dat...

Cyclists: why uneven roads and potholes are endangering your health

25 August 2019
A HIGH-TECH bicycle which measures cyclists' exposure to potentially harmful vibrations from uneven road surfaces could be used to check the safety of cycle lanes and other routes. Back problems and ...

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...

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Research Talk by Dr Arianna Introna, ‘Crip Enchantments: Autonomist Narratives of Disability in Scottish Writing and Culture’

Merchiston Campus E14
11 October 2022

Dementia Engagement Event

Online
11 November 2021

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

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

Visiting researcher - Dr Richard Hough (University Of West Florida) to present on legitimacy, accountability and the use of force in American policing

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
22 September 2019

Visiting researcher - Dr Sjaan Gomersall (Univeristy of Queensland) to present on measuring and influencing physical activity

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
17 June 2019