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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...

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

Gamified Learning in Higher Education: An Instructional Design Method to Improve Engagement

Book Chapter
Garden, C., & Rivera, E. (in press)
Gamified Learning in Higher Education: An Instructional Design Method to Improve Engagement. In O. Bernardes, V. Amorim, & A. Carrizo Moreira (Eds.), Handbook of Research on the Influence and Effectiveness of Gamification in Education. IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-6684-4287-6
Gamification and Design Thinking can be thought of as part of Instructional Design (ID) in the Higher Education (HE) context. Each of these fields has much to learn from the o...

Sociological Tools for Improving Women's Representation and Experiences in Strength and Conditioning Coaching

Journal Article
Lord, R., & Kavaliauskas, M. (2022)
Sociological Tools for Improving Women's Representation and Experiences in Strength and Conditioning Coaching. Strength and Conditioning Journal, https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000726
Women are underrepresented in strength and conditioning (S&C) coaching, arguably more so than women in sport coaching. They account for approximately 6-16% of strength and con...

Stocks and productivity of dead wood in mangrove forests: A systematic literature review

Journal Article
Mwihaki Mugi, L., Kiss, D., Gitundu Kairo, J., & Huxham, M. R. (2022)
Stocks and productivity of dead wood in mangrove forests: A systematic literature review. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 5, Article 767337. https://doi.org/10.3389/ffgc.2022.767337
The functional and ecological importance of dead wood in terrestrial forests is widely recognized and researched. In contrast, much less is known about dead wood in mangrove f...

Effects of pile driving sound playbacks and cadmium co-exposure on the early life stage development of the Norway lobster, Nephrops norvegicus

Journal Article
Stenton, C., Bolger, E., Michenot, M., Dodd, J., Wale, M., Briers, R., …Diele, K. (2022)
Effects of pile driving sound playbacks and cadmium co-exposure on the early life stage development of the Norway lobster, Nephrops norvegicus. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 179, Article 113667. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2022.113667
There is an urgent need to understand how organisms respond to multiple, potentially interacting drivers in today’s world. The effects of the pollutants of anthropogenic sound...

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,

Integrating Blue: How do we make Nationally Determined Contributions work for both blue carbon and local coastal communities?

Journal Article
Dencer-Brown, A. M., Shilland, R., Friess, D., Herr, D., Benson, L., Berry, N. J., …Huxham, M. (in press)
Integrating Blue: How do we make Nationally Determined Contributions work for both blue carbon and local coastal communities?. AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-022-01723-1
Blue Carbon Ecosystems (BCEs) help mitigate and adapt to climate change but their integration into policy, such as Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), remains underdev...

Policy in Scotland: The outcomes of the ‘Career Review’ process

Journal Article
Robertson, P. (2022)
Policy in Scotland: The outcomes of the ‘Career Review’ process. Career Matters, 10(2), 18-19
No abstract available.

Communities of/for interest: Revisiting the role of migrants’ online groups

Journal Article
Guma, T., Drinkwater, S., & Daffyd Jones, R. (in press)
Communities of/for interest: Revisiting the role of migrants’ online groups. Sociology,
This paper offers a critical examination of the role played by migrants’ online communities. With much of scholarly analysis focusing on the new ways in which online groups en...

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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

How cross-service collaboration can improve community safety and wellbeing

2022 - 2022
The Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR) in partnership with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service is providing funding to support a Rapid Research Project...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £15,999

Music and Communication for Mothers and Young Children in Prison

2021 - 2022
The objectives of the research workshops for the project, ‘Music and Communication for Mothers and Young Children in Prison’ are threefold; 1) to investigate current music practice in prisons betwee...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £9,710

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

Mitigation and Risk in Restorative Justice

2021 - 2022
Mitigation and Risk in Restorative Justice (RJ) 1. To consider and draw together a schema of the risks involved to facilitators and individual participants in RJ in individual cases, including both f...
Funder: Scottish Government

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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 online-based sport psychology platform to support the development of Scottish 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

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

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: Adult Nurse Lecturer in Diabetes Jacqui Charlton

Seagrasses as mitigators of ocean chemistry and as potential refugia for CaCO3 dependent organisms

2021 - date
Ahmed Mohamed | Director of Studies: Prof Mark Huxham | Second Supervisor: Prof Karen Diele

'The Alluring Objects in the ‘Cinema of Intersection’: embodiments of dangerous desire and their haunted spaces’

2021 - date
Oliver Cutler | Director of Studies: Dr Calum Neill | Second Supervisor: Prof Louise Milne
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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