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Fatigue and the mind-body relation: a Lacanian exploration

Thesis
Diserholt, A. Fatigue and the mind-body relation: a Lacanian exploration. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2701703
This thesis explores the symptomatology of fatigue based on interviews conducted with seven people who are diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. T...

Optimising recruitment in habitat creation for the native European oyster

Journal Article
Chapman, E. C., Rodriguez-Perez, A., Hugh-Jones, T., Bromley, C., James, M. A., Diele, K., & Sanderson, W. G. (2021)
Optimising recruitment in habitat creation for the native European oyster. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 170, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112579
European oyster (Ostrea edulis) restoration often requires the timely deployment of shell habitat for larval settlement. To inform this increasingly popular process, the prese...

A mixed methods exploration of surf therapy piloted for youth well-being in post-conflict Sierra Leone

Journal Article
Marshall, J., Kamuskay, S., Margaedah Samai, M., Marah, I., Tonkara, F., Conteh, J., …Martindale, R. (2021)
A mixed methods exploration of surf therapy piloted for youth well-being in post-conflict Sierra Leone. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18126267
Young people in post-conflict and post-epidemic contexts such as Sierra Leone face a range of mental health challenges as part of their daily life. An innovative approach to S...

The sediment carbon stocks of intertidal seagrass meadows in Scotland

Journal Article
Potouroglou, M., Whitlock, D., Milatovic, L., MacKinnon, G., Kennedy, H., Diele, K., & Huxham, M. (2021)
The sediment carbon stocks of intertidal seagrass meadows in Scotland. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 258, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2021.107442
Seagrasses are highly productive ecosystems and hotspots for biodiversity, providing a plethora of benefits to the environment and to people. Their value in sequestering and s...

Characterization of the new Celeris(TM) Arginine column: retentive behaviour through a combination of chemometric tools and potential in drug analysis

Journal Article
Russo, G., Vallaro, M., Cappelli, L., Anderson, S., Ermondi, G., & Caron, G. (in press)
Characterization of the new Celeris(TM) Arginine column: retentive behaviour through a combination of chemometric tools and potential in drug analysis. Journal of Chromatography A, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2021.462316
CelerisTM Arginine (ARG) is a mixed-mode stationary phase recently released on the market. To characterize its analytical behavior, the retention factors of a pool (n=100, of ...

Group Career Coaching – A Critical Pedagogical Approach

Journal Article
Meldrum, S. (in press)
Group Career Coaching – A Critical Pedagogical Approach. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, https://doi.org/10.1080/01933922.2021.1929619
The field of career development has been focused on one-to-one practice but recent years have seen a growth in the need for alternative approaches which are more effective at ...

How does governance mediate links between ecosystem services and poverty alleviation? Results from a systematic mapping and thematic synthesis of literature

Journal Article
Nunan, F., Menton, M., McDermott, C. L., Huxham, M., & Schreckenberg, K. (in press)
How does governance mediate links between ecosystem services and poverty alleviation? Results from a systematic mapping and thematic synthesis of literature. World Development,
Many efforts to improve the sustainable management of renewable natural resources in low- and middle-income countries seek to achieve ‘win-win’ outcomes – improved ecosystem h...

Structured honours projects for sustainability, resilience and student confidence in the pandemic era and beyond

Presentation / Conference
Garden, C. (2021, May)
Structured honours projects for sustainability, resilience and student confidence in the pandemic era and beyond. Presented at Evolving Molecular Biosciences Education, Online
A coordinated approach to embedding skills in undergraduate bioscience degree curricula has been underway at Edinburgh Napier University for over a decade, with positive impac...

Structured Biomedical Sciences Honours Projects: A Protocol for Resilience and Preparedness for the World of Work During the Pandemic?

Presentation / Conference
Garden, C. (2021, May)
Structured Biomedical Sciences Honours Projects: A Protocol for Resilience and Preparedness for the World of Work During the Pandemic?. Poster presented at Horizons in STEM Higher Education, Online
For the past four years, undergraduate students studying on the Royal Society of Biology accredited Biomedical Sciences honours degree at Edinburgh Napier University have been...

Genetic diversity of the Nubian ibex in Oman as revealed by mitochondrial DNA

Journal Article
Al-Ghafri, M. K., White, P. J. C., Briers, R. A., Dicks, K. L., Ball, A., Ghazali, M., …Senn, H. (2021)
Genetic diversity of the Nubian ibex in Oman as revealed by mitochondrial DNA. Royal Society Open Science, 8(5), https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.210125
The Nubian ibex (Capra nubiana) is patchily distributed across parts of Africa and Arabia. In Oman, it is one of the few free-ranging wild mammals found in the central and sou...

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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

Evaluation of Clostridium co-culture fermentation with sustainable feedstock

2021 - 2021
Evaluation of Clostridium co-culture fermentation with sustainable feedstock
Funder: University of Stratchlyde (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre) | Value: £15,724

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

2021 - 2022
Investigating the prevalence and diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in Scottish hoverfly populations
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £13,549

Future directions and trends for off road e-bike use and impact in the UK

2021 - 2021
The aim of this study is to identify likely changes in user behaviour for off-road e-bike use, based on foreseeable changes in e-bike technology, the cycle market and user behaviour. The purpose of t...
Funder: British Cycling | Value: £29,998

Developing an adoptive regulatory T cell therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

2021 - 2023
The immune system contains a balance of cells that turn responses ‘on’ and those that turn it ‘off’. When this balance breaks down, inappropriate immune responses can attack healthy tissue...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £229,020

The impacts of COVID-19 on Persons with Disabilities in Ukraine (with a particular focus on internally displaced Persons with Disabilities)

2021 - 2021
The proposed research will provide an in-depth qualitative assessment of the multifaceted impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on internally displaced PDWs in Ukraine by working with key stakeholders a...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £92,606

Socioeconomic Impact of Covid-19 on the Syrian Refugees in Scotland

2021 - 2022
The project will provide a unique perspective capturing Syrian refugees’ socio-economic and cultural precarity on their settlement journeys before, during and after the Covid-19 outbreak. These findin...
Funder: Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education | Value: £9,820

Locked down, locked out? Local Partnership Resilience in the Covid-19 Pandemic

2021 - 2021
Partnership working between agencies at the level of local government is increasingly recognised as important to dealing with complex social problems including deprivation, poverty, addictions and off...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £24,226

‘Going AFK: interrogating the viability of ‘desistance’ theorising for narratives of cyber-dependent ‘criminal careers'

2021 - 2021
This project brings together two of the Co-Investigators’ fields of criminological research: desistance research and cybercrime. These areas currently exist in relative isolation to each other but off...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,321

Programme Leadership: Strengthening Resilience, Supporting Learning Communities.

2021 - 2021
The key purpose of this sector-wide activity is to deepen community and collaboration between programme leaders across the Scottish university sector and beyond. This will be achieved through a serie...
Funder: The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education | Value: £3,000

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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

‘Vulnerabilities’ and ‘Capabilities’ within the Context of Protracted Displacement Crises

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

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 Effect of Acute and/or Chronic Mental Stress on Cardiovascular Health

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

esign 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

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

The Effect of Differing Levels of Individual and Situational Factors on Malevolent Creativity

2020 - date
Miss Muna Ali | Director of Studies: Dr Rory MacLean | Second Supervisor: Dr Lindsey Carruthers
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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 ...

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...
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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