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Methodological nationalism and ethnic lens in CEE migration research: A critical reflection

Presentation / Conference
Guma, T. (2022, November)
Methodological nationalism and ethnic lens in CEE migration research: A critical reflection. Paper presented at Migration to/from/within Central and Eastern Europe: Decolonial perspectives on race, gender, sexuality and class, Online
This paper offers a critical reflection on methodological approaches within the field of CEE migration. Drawing on ideas from critical migration studies, I discuss the ways in...

A Global Exploration of Programme Theory within Surf Therapy

Thesis
Marshall, J. A Global Exploration of Programme Theory within Surf Therapy. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2879652
Mental health problems have been estimated as the biggest challenge facing global health in recent years (Vigo et al., 2016) and has been further exacerbated by the COVID-19 p...

Major reforms to Scottish education – opportunities and concerns

Journal Article
Burr, S., Farmer, S., & McGill, C. (2022)
Major reforms to Scottish education – opportunities and concerns. School Science Review in Practice, 103(385), 36

Monitoring of Pollutants Content in Bottled and Tap Drinking Water in Italy

Journal Article
Russo, G., Laneri, S., Di Lorenzo, R., Neri, I., Dini, I., Ciampaglia, R., & Grumetto, L. (2022)
Monitoring of Pollutants Content in Bottled and Tap Drinking Water in Italy. Molecules, 27(13), Article 3990. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules27133990
The concentration levels of thirteen organic pollutants and selected heavy metals were investigated in 40 plastics bottled and tap water samples. Some of the selected contamin...

Never write another lesson plan template again

Journal Article
McGill, C. (2022)
Never write another lesson plan template again. Education in Chemistry,

Institutionalising restorative justice for adults in Scotland: an empirical study of criminal justice practitioners’ perspectives

Journal Article
Butler, S., Maglione, G., & Buchan, J. (in press)
Institutionalising restorative justice for adults in Scotland: an empirical study of criminal justice practitioners’ perspectives. Criminology and Criminal Justice, https://doi.org/10.1177/17488958221104229
While in some European and extra-European countries the incorporation of restorative justice into policy frameworks is a dated and widely studied phenomenon, in others it is a...

Coinfection patterns of two marine apicomplexans are not associated with genetic diversity of their polychaete host

Journal Article
Hiillos, A., Rony, I., Rueckert, S., & Knott, E. (in press)
Coinfection patterns of two marine apicomplexans are not associated with genetic diversity of their polychaete host. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, https://doi.org/10.1111/jeu.12932
Coinfections of two or more parasites within one host are more of a rule than an exception in nature. Interactions between coinfecting parasites can greatly affect their abund...

Editorial: Creativity in Pathological Brain Conditions Across the Lifespan

Journal Article
Colombo, B., Cancer, A., Carruthers, L., & Antonietti, A. (2022)
Editorial: Creativity in Pathological Brain Conditions Across the Lifespan. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, Article 932399. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.932399
Abstract not available.

Variation and correlation in the timing of breeding of North Atlantic seabirds across multiple scales

Journal Article
Keogan, K., Daunt, F., Wanless, S., Phillips, R. A., Alvarez, D., Anker-Nilssen, T., …Phillimore, A. B. (in press)
Variation and correlation in the timing of breeding of North Atlantic seabirds across multiple scales. Journal of Animal Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13758
Timing of breeding, an important driver of fitness in many populations, is widely studied in the context of global change, yet despite considerable efforts to identify environ...

STEM educational engagement through competition, sport and wearable technology

Presentation / Conference
James, D., Lee, J., Ohgi, Y., Petrone, N., Willis, C., Ferrier, B., …Parker, J. (2022, June)
STEM educational engagement through competition, sport and wearable technology. Poster presented at International Sports Engineering Association: The Engineering of Sport 14, Purdue University, US

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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

Exploiting micofluidic devices for physiologically relavent drug screening against human pathogens

2022 - 2022
Undergraduate student summer project (8 weeks)
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £2,160

Virulence of diverse Listeria monocytogenes strains in an invertebrate infection model

2022 - 2022
Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) is a bacterium which is found throughout the environment and is the cause of listeriosis, a major food-borne disease. While annual case numbers are relatively...
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £2,160

Easter Beltie Ecological Restoration Monitoring Research : 2022-27

2022 - 2027
Easter Beltie Ecological Restoration Monitoring Research : 2022-27. This project aims to: a) Develop a multi-scale empirical understanding of the impact of nature based solution (NBS) based on hy...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £189,393

Expert reviews to support Scotland’s response to, and recovery from, Covid-19

2022 - 2022
Project Aims i) To review evidence from Scotland and beyond on experiences of covid19 in prisons and identify transferable learning to inform Scotland’s Covid Recovery Strategy. ii) To focus on innova...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £28,270

Football Sport Psychology PhD Studentship

2022 - 2026
Through a matched-funded PhD between the School of Applied Sciences (Edinburgh Napier University) and Soccer PDP, this project aims to develop an applied sport psychology resource for grass roots and ...
Funder: Soccer PDP | Value: £32,277

Enhancing the stability and the delivery of lactoferrin for prevention and/or treatment of covid-19 respiratory disease.

2022 - 2023
Lactoferrin (LF) is a glycoprotein which is widely contained in many secretory fluids, mainly milk but also saliva, tears, and nasal secretions. Many scientific reports supported an application of thi...
Funder: Royal Society | Value: £17,494

First Recordings of the Soundscape of ‘Pristine’ European Flat Oyster Reefs

2022 - 2022
European flat oyster reefs (EFORs) are ecologically and economically important as they improve water quality, increase overall biodiversity, store carbon and are a much valued food source. Over fishin...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £2,926

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: £80,769

Empowering Malaysia’s future leaders in Coastal Ocean Actionable and Sustainable Teaching And Research (COASTAR)

2022 - 2022
Specific activities and impacts will be: 1) An expert seminar series will promote knowledge sharing of best practices on research and communication skills with a focus on coastal sustainability. 2) Wo...
Funder: British Council | Value: £49,987

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Seasonal Utilisation of Nitric Oxide: Implications for vascular health (The SUN Project)

2022 - date
Alfie Gordon | Director of Studies: Dr David Muggeridge | Second Supervisor: Dr Mark Ross

Exploring the role of policing in the development of restorative justice in Scotland

2022 - date
Ari Drury | Director of Studies: Dr Estelle Zinsstag | Second Supervisor: Dr Jamie Buchan

A nano formulation strategy to enhance the therapeutic potential of exogenous host defence peptides for inflammatory bowel disease and gastrointestinal infections

2022 - date
Abdullah Issah | Director of Studies: Dr Giacomo Russo | Second Supervisor: Dr Craig Stevens

The design, implementation, and evaluation of an hybrid sport psychology platform to support the development of Scottish youth football players

2022 - date
Alban Dickson | Director of Studies: Dr James Dugdale | Second Supervisor: Prof Russell Martindale

Developing evidence-based guidelines on surveying and mitigation against impacts of infrastructure projects for the protected European badger Meles meles

2022 - date
Barbara Macfarlane | Director of Studies: Dr Patrick White | Second Supervisor: Dr Robert Briers

Nanocellulose-Host Defence Peptide (N-HDP) Conjugates as a Novel Therapeutic Antiviral Technology

2022 - date
Connan Masson | Director of Studies: Prof Peter Barlow | Second Supervisor: Dr Mark Dorris

Exploring the validity, reliability, and positional-specific player profiling normative data of elite male football players.

2022 - date
Kieran Duffie | Director of Studies: Dr James Dugdale | Second Supervisor: Dr David Muggeridge

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

2021 - date
Magnus Janson | Director of Studies: Prof Karen Diele | Second Supervisor: Prof Emma Hart

Manipulation of the plant microbiome to improve the quality and safety of fresh plant produce.

2021 - date
Adam Wareing | Director of Studies: Prof Ian Singleton | Second Supervisor: Dr Nick Wheelhouse

The influence of menstruation on training schedules in well-trained and elite mountain bike, road and cyclocross athletes

2021 - date
Miss Robyn Aitkenhead | Director of Studies: Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills | Second Supervisor: Prof Geraint Florida-James
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West Highland Free Press news article

2 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

11 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

10 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

24 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

29 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
6 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)
16 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)
10 October 2019