Lecturer/BSc Programme leader
Lecturer/ Programme Leader
Kenny, L., O'Donoghue, J., Gallagher, J., Woodworth, S., Adam, F. & O'Connor, S. (2012). Supporting LIFE in Malawi. Centre for Global Development (CGD) Annual Report 2012: University College Cork
At the time of drafting this piece, there were approximately 3 years and 66 days and 4 hours left to meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). MDG 5 specifi...
Gray, P. (2012). Film: Tree of Tule
While on his travels, an adventurous young boy meets a magical ancient tree and he embarks on a quest across Mexico to help the tree find a new home. Duration: 10’10”, Directo...
Nicol, J. (2011, January). Family Nursing - Children's Rights. Presented at Family Nursing - Children's Rights, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Lahti, Finland. (Unpublished)
Family Nursing - Children's Rights
The Scottish Parliament
The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body is seeking to award a contract for research on behalf of the Justice Committee.
The Family Law (Scotland) Bill (‘the Bill’) is due to be introduced this yea...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Scottish Parliament. This project involves the creation of a workshop series about law-making for children and their families by the Sco...
Royal Academy of Engineering
Africa is the continent with the highest number of displaced people due to wars, humanitarian crises, resource scarcity, and extreme climate events. Emergency sheltering always sets out with the best ...
11 September 2018
20 February 2018
As mixed reality technology becomes ubiquitous the boundary between the digital and the real is increasingly blurred. Our work involves creating a framework of experiences wh...
20 March 2019
20 March 2019
Encouraging primary school children to consider a career in engineering. A paper bridge building exercise which examines the use of materials in construction and civil engine...
30 September 2017
30 September 2017
Explorathon is the largest ever celebration of European Research: Where research meets the public!
On Saturday 30th of September from 10am to 3pm.
22 February 2017
22 February 2017
Healthcare systems have been described as holistic ecosystems, composed of systems within systems that interact with each other at different levels of policy setting, funding ...
PhD Student and Associate Lecturer
Associate Professor, Applied Social Sciences
Lecturer (Child Health)
Professor of Transport & Health
Associate Professor and Research Leader in Biomedical Sciences
Holmes, P. (2009). The Loop (by Paul Holmes and Wendy McMurdo)
Two channel HD Video. Colour, silent.
In this two-screen collaboration with artist-photographer Wendy McMurdo, a young girl on the right-hand screen appears to control the mo...
Piotrowska, B. Investigating the performance and underlying mechanisms of a novel screening measure for developmental dyslexia: Implications for early identification. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1253563
Developmental dyslexia is a common disorder affecting around 10% of the British population characterized by difficulties with reading despite adequate intelligence and educati...
Qasem, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Ghaleb, B. (2018). Load Balancing Objective Function in RPL draft-qasem-roll-rpl-load-balancing-01. USA: IETF
This document proposes an extended Objective Function(OF) that balances the number of children nodes of the parent nodes to avoid the overloading problem and ensure node lif...
Elumaro, A. I. (2015). Understanding the Nature of Talent Identification and Development in the Nigerian Context. (Thesis)
In recent times, the sports sector across the globe has attracted economic interests both from the public and the private sector. For example, the cost of hosting the 2014 FIF...
Roa Seïler, N. Towards an Emotionally Intelligent Interaction Strategy for Multimodal Embodied Conversational Agents acting as Companions. (Thesis)
Existing Human Computer Interaction (HCI) strategies are seriously limited by current technologies. These are neither sensitive nor accurate enough to respond to users’ emotio...
Stephen, C., Stone, K., Burgess, C., Daniel, B. & Smith, J. (2014). Nurture corners in nurseries: exploring perspectives on nurture approaches in preschool provision in Glasgow. Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow Centre for Population Health
The evidence is compelling regarding the importance of early years and childhood experiences for healthy development and for health and wellbeing throughout an individual’s li...
Macfarlane, L. B. (2014). and emerging areas of law. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7249
The aim of this thesis is to demonstrate how my research promotes knowledge
exchange about my overarching research theme: the rights, status and capacity of
Stone, K. (2014). Looking at bullying and cyberbullying: mapping approaches and knowledge. Edinburgh. Scotland: Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People
This report looks at how bullying and cyberbullying are defined, approaches to handling both in Scotland, and children and young people's views and experiences of cyberbullyin...
Macleay, E., Whittaker, A., Stewart, E., Maxwell, S. & Craven, J. (2013). Blood borne viruses: a resource pack for primary and community health care staff in Lothian. Edinburgh, Scotland: NHS Lothian
The pack contains important
information regarding HIV, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A.
NHS Lothian is committed to providing good quality evidence based care and tre...
Whittaker, A., Templeton, L., Mitchell, F., Hill, L. & Neilson, A. (2013). Getting it right for children and families affected by parental problem alcohol and drug use: practitioner toolkit. Edinburgh, Scotland: NHS Lothian
Welcome to Lothian’s Practitioner TOOLKIT. This toolkit has been designed to complement Lothian’s interagency guidelines: Getting it right for children and families affected b...
Scourfield, J., Allely, C. & Yates, P. M. (2013). An independent process evaluation of Mellow Dads: Report for Mellow Parenting. Edinburgh, Scotland: University of Edinburgh
Mellow Dads is an adaptation of Mellow Parenting, which is a group-based intervention originally for mothers of children aged 0-5. It is primarily focused on improving father-...
Graham, H. & McQuaid, R. W. (2013). Exploring the impacts of the UK government’s welfare reforms on lone parents moving into work. Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Glasgow has the highest proportion of lone parent households of any local authority across Scotland – around 40% of households with dependent children. Against this backdrop, ...
Chief Scientists Office
Lay summary: The sun can be harmful. If children/adolescents get sunburnt five or more times, they are twice as likely to get skin cancer as an adult. The sun can be beneficial. It is a source of vita...
Children's Hospice Association Scotland
The aim of the scoping exercise is to inform the development of an education strategy for CHAS relating to the delivery of palliative care for babies, children and young people (BCYP) and their famili...
Scottish Funding Council
This project takes a new approach to teaching Mindful-breathing techniques to children aged 4-9.
Diagnosis of anxiety, stress, depression and ADHD in children has seen a significant increase over the...
Medical Research Council
Risks of developing many adult illnesses are set down as we develop in the womb, hence the environment we experience during fetal life needs to be ‘just right’. Understanding how the fetal environmen...
National Institute for Health Research
The impact of parental drug misuse on children and families is a major public health problem . Parental drug misuse is closely associated with poor parenting, poor child development and increased r...
NHS Health Scotland
This funding is for collaborative workshops to develop data collection tools and intervention components to inform a definitive trial of a breast pump intervention. It is part of the BABI study funded...
Behavioural Couples Therapy (BCT) is a psychosocial intervention for the treatment of alcohol and drug problems; recommended by NICE for discordant couples where one person has an addiction and the ot...
To explore legal professionals’ attitudes towards and perspectives on the provisions of s.11 (7A – E) by examining; - how the provisions are understood and implemented in practice by lawyers in the co...
Kulio Ltd and Edinburgh Napier University are planning to collaborate to create a new innovative application consisting of Kulio education characters. Children throughout local authorities are already...
The overall vision of the Spellakit project is to significantly enhance learner experience and outcomes in English language spelling through an innovative ICT based approach focused on a kinesthetic m...
This IIDI project, led by Alistair Lawson, relates to Digital Connextions' educational e-portfolio platform, and academic resources that will connect, inspire, educate and entertain young people, fami...
National Records for Scotland
Children that are 'looked after' include those that are accommodated in foster, kinship and residential care placements, as well as those at home on compulsory supervision. They have poorer physical a...
A large base of previous research suggested the connection between
health disabilities and unemployment. In fact th...
This PhD focuses on the sensorimotor theory of dev...
My PhD research focuses on the lived experience and literary representation...
The total fertility rate in Bangladesh declined from 6.3 children per women in 1975 to 3.3 in 1997-1999. This decline of...
The academic research into the relationship between gender, ge...
This research will seek to understand how digital making might b...
Children and older adults are overrepresented in pedestrian accidents (Department for Transport, 2010a, 2010b). Gaze behaviour is ci...
Increasingly the provision of care for older p...
The aim of this thesis is to demonstrate how my research promo...
On the 22nd of September Lesley will join 79 others riders to raise money for the STV children's charity appeal.
10 September 2018
Dr Lesley Ingram will cycle 240 miles for STV children's appeal
Tom Flint will be discussing his work with Jupiter Artland in a talk titled An infrastructure for exploring the mixed reality continuum with children: Minecraft, Mixed Reality, and Jupiter Artland. T...
20 February 2018
Families staying at Rachel House Children’s Hospice, run by Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) were given special preview of Merchiston Publishing’s new book ‘Treasure Island: A Play’.
29 May 2012
29 May 2012
Edinburgh’s sick children got a dose of Christmas cheer when 100 free copies of children’s classic, "Peter and Wendy", were delivered to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.
To mark the ...
20 December 2011
Whitecraig Primary School
20 March 2019
The WHALE Arts centre, 30 Westburn Grove, Wester Hailes, Edinburgh, EH14 2SA, 0131 458 3267
29 September 2017
Core44, room C44, Merchiston campus
22 February 2017
Edinburgh Napier University
28 September 2016
22 February 2016
7 March 2014
30 April 2012