Associate Professor and Research Leader in Biomedical Sciences
Associate Professor of Immunology & Infection / Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
Skelton, F. (2018). Now conferencing but hardy and rewarding public engagement: Unplugged at the Fringe with the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas. Cognitive Psychology Bulletin,
No abstract available.
Item is conference review.
Rawcliffe, A., Morrison, A., Graham, S., Simpson, R., Psycharakis, S., & Connaboy, C. (2017). A 3-dimensional biomechanical analysis of British Army foot-drill in untrained personnel: Implications for lower-extremity injury risk. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20, (S152). doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2017.09.528. ISSN 1440-2440
Abstract presented at 4th International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance, 28 November - 1 December 2017
Purpose: To investigate and compare kinem...
Robertson, P. (2017). Introduction to a special issue dedicated to Bill Law. Journal of the National Institute fro Career Education and Counselling, 39(1), (2-3). doi:10.20856/jnicec.3901. ISSN 2046-1348
Item is the editorial to a special issue of Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling dedicated to the memory of Bill Law.
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Increasingly in Scottish criminal justice, ‘desistance’ is regarded as central to supporting a reduction and cessation in offending. This approach, which places the offender at the centre of their pro...
Horserace Betting Levy Board
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...
ENU Development Trust
This project will be based in the Sport, Exercise and Health Research theme within the School of Applied Sciences, and is led by Dr. Mark Ross, Miss Karen Campbell and Professor Geraint Florida-James ...
05 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 'S...
19 July 2018
19 July 2018
It is difficult to imagine admitting to something that you didn't do, especially something so serious as committing murder. There are however numerous documented cases of inno...
05 April 2018
05 April 2018
Every day juries are given the responsibility of deciding the fate of those accused in criminal trials and key evidence can be the difference between innocent or guilty. Some ...
Lecturer in Psychology
Mathur, S., Mincher, D., Turnbull, A., Stevens, C. & Poole, A. (2016). Design and evaluation of novel theranostic fluorogenic dual probe-prodrug in cancer. European Journal of Cancer. 61, S142. doi:10.1016/s0959-8049(16)61501-0. ISSN 0959-8049
Background: In spite of major advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, there remains a paucity of biomarkers for early detection. Legumain is a potential cancer biom...
Briers, R. (2016). biotic: Calculation of Freshwater Biotic Indices. R package version 0.1.2. https://github.com/robbriers/biotic
The biotic package calculates a range of commonly used UK freshwater invertebrate biotic indices, based on family level identification. Indices that can be calculated are BMW...
Sharapov, K. (2014). Fact Sheet: Trafficking in human beings and public opinion in Ukraine. Budapest: European Commission & Central European University
No abstract available.
Huxham, M., Hartley, S., Pretty, J., & Tett, P. (2013). No dominion over nature: why treating ecosystems like machines will lead to boom and bust in food supply. London: Friends of the Earth England and Wales
Healthy ecosystems are essential for the long-term wellbeing of humans as they provide vital services such as food production, pollination, climate regulation and flood protec...
Song, J., Kim, Y., Barlow, P. G., Hossain, M. J., Park, K., Donis, R. O., …Kang, S. (2010). Improved protection against avian influenza H5N1 virus by a single vaccination with virus-like particles in skin using microneedles. Antiviral Research, 88(2), (244-247). doi:10.1016/j.antiviral.2010.09.001. ISSN 0166-3542
To develop a more effective vaccination method against H5N1 virus, we investigated the immunogenicity and protective efficacy after skin vaccination using microneedles coated ...
Fraser, M. (2010). Perth FM - Tick prevention week.
Radio interview to discuss the diseases risks of ticks in humans and companion animals
Smith, D. (2006). Episode 30 - Dog intelligence.
Are you a fan of pedigrees or do you prefer crossbreeds? Opinions on this area can be very heartfelt, and the issue is clouded in myth. Which is more intelligent though, a pur...
Smith, D. (2006). Uni takes lead in dog IQ testing
Scottish scientists are trying to prove intelligence is not just down to good breeding - at least for dogs.
Aberdeen University is running IQ tests on pedigree and crossbreed...
Huxham, M. (2005). Extended induction tutorials for ‘at risk’ students. Ulster: The STAR (Student Transition and Retention) Project
Biology students at risk are identified through the completion of a
diagnostic test, which is based on the characteristics of early leavers.
Those students identified as bei...
Fraser, M. & Manning, S. (2013). Dogs help Edinburgh Napier University to interview potential students
McLeish, J. Non-native Bullhead in Scotland: Molecular and Morphological Identification and Parasite Links with Native Fauna. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1253308
The arrival of a non-native species to has the potential to shape native communities by influencing ecological interactions such as predation, foraging, competition and diseas...
Andronikos, G. The trajectory to elite level: an investigation of the individual and environmental features of within career transitions in sport. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1253325
While much of the ‘sport transitions’ literature focusses on the ‘end of career’, research focussing on within career transitions in sport has identified a number of challengi...
Stop and search (S&S) is a worldwide practice carried out by the police which enables police officers to stop a person, prevent him or her from pursuing his or her passage (Bowling & Philips, 2007; Bo...
Medical Research Council
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most important ageing-related musculoskeletal disease, affecting almost 9 million people in the UK. Despite this, there remain many unanswered questions in our understanding...
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
The ImagingBioPro network seeks to develop new, high energy imaging methods to capture the dynamic biochemical and biophysical processes in biological samples.
The human body is highly structured – f...
Society for Reproduction and Fertility
SRF summer studentship
Investigating new therapies for osteoarthritis: a collaboration between ENU and Guangzhou Medical University, China
Osteoarthritis is the most important ageing-related disease, estimated to affect 13...
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually-transmitted infection in the world, and is associated with miscarriage, pre-term birth and infertility. However, the understanding of the mechanisms t...
The project aims to ascertain pollution exposure on Edinburgh main roads and greener routes, and also determine the health effects of active commuting via these routes
Development of a reliable methodology for better risk management of engineered biomaterials in Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products and/or Medical Devices.
BIORIMA stands for Biomaterial Risk Manageme...
Crohn's in Childhood Research Association
An investigation of commonly used IBD drugs on autophagy pathway activity and potential therapeutic benefit for treatment of paediatric IBD
Chief Scientists Office
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted infection in Scotland, and has significant long‐term consequences to reproductive health. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the g...
World Olympians Association
The World Olympians Association (WOA), as part of the International Olympic Committee, would like to find out more about the musculoskeletal issues faced by retired athletes. What the main issues are ...
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Production of final version smartphone application and data queries for citizen science research in Brazil to improve mangrove crab fisheries management.
The PhD project which I am undertaking is focused on understanding the role of cathelicidins during respiratory viral infections. Cathel...
This PhD project aims to explore the role of discourse in ...
This doctoral research project is concerned with th...
My main area of research interest is the role of exercise and ageing on vitamin D metabolism. Scotland is identified as a vitamin D deficient nat...
Life histories are known to vary across geographic ranges in response to a number of factors, both b...
With an interest in psychopathology and individual differences, my current work...
"In 2005, Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) migrating to the UK exhibited swollen, haemor...
The aim of the project is to investigate the impact of spinal mobilisation therapy in MS pat...
The majority of clinically used anticancer drugs suffer from poor selectivity for tumour ...
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...
4 September 2018
The Banshee Labyrinth, Niddrie Street, Edinburgh, EL1 1LG
18 July 2018
Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Summerhall, Edinburgh
4 April 2018