Reader in Marine Sciences / Co-Director of Research, St Abbs Marine Station
Bhagat, M. Teaching climate change: understanding the intellectual and emotional challenges. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1253694
Introduction and Aims
This study aims to evaluate the relationships between emotions and learning in the context of climate change, a ‘wicked’ subject that has profound and wo...
Cozar Fernandez, B. Cationic host defence peptides as novel therapeutics for chlamydia infection. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1254078
Chlamydia represents a group of Gram-negative bacteria which can infect and cause disease in a diverse range of organisms. The most well-known member of the family is Chlamydi...
Sutherland, M. L. Characterisation of GABAA receptors and cation-chloride cotransporters in the uterus and their role in pre-term labour. (Thesis). Edinburgh napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1255142
GABAA receptor (GABAAR) function may be inhibitory or excitatory in the brain depending on the chloride electrochemical gradient over the neuronal membrane. This gradient is t...
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on the Embryogenesis of Squids, Loligo spp.
Society for Reproduction and Fertility
SRF summer studentship
Effects of Combined Aquatic Noise and Chemical Pollution on Early Stage Marine Invertebrates in Different Temperature Contexts
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Associate Professor of Immunology & Infection / Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Waddell, N. M. Interpersonal trauma, substance misuse and pregnancy: A phenomenological exploration of pregnant women and midwives in Scotland. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1255223
Background: The relationship between interpersonal trauma (IPT) and substance misuse is complex and multi-factorial, but has not been examined fully in the existing few studie...
Wale, M. A. The Effects of Anthropogenic Noise Playbacks on Marine Invertebrates. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1255476
Anthropogenic sound has profoundly changed the acoustic environment of aquatic habitats, with growing evidence that even a short exposure to man-made sound sources can negativ...
Lawson, D. An overview of diffuse pollution inputs and their impacts upon organisms in the River Almond, Scotland. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1256210
The Water Framework Directive (WFD), published by the European Union in 2000, implemented by SEPA in Scotland, has been the main force behind changes to river environments wit...
McClatchey, K. Developing guidance to inform a clinically meaningful and feasible suicide risk assessment measure for use in emergency departments. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1256366
Introduction: Over 800,000 people die by suicide each year, and despite being a global public health issue, limited research exists exploring suicide risk assessment practices...
Doyle, A. The development of a numerical temperature algorithm to predict the indoor temperature of an electric vehicle's cabin space. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1254444
Climate change is a significant issue in today’s society as countries work towards decarbonising the economic sectors that contribute to significant greenhouse gas emissions. ...
Ross, M. D. (2016). The Influence of Age, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Exercise and Sedentary Behaviours on Circulating Angiogenic Cells and Cell Surface Receptor Expression. (Thesis)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the biggest killer of people in western civilisation. Age is a significant risk factor for the development for CVD, and treatments and therapie...
Harris, P. J. (2016). The relationship between stress and retention within science undergraduates, their use of support and the potential remedial effect of stress education. (Thesis)
Students experience stress due to many factors including educational unpreparedness, financial strain and the inability to integrate socially. This mixed methods study aimed t...
Dewar, E. L. Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein as a potential biomarker of breast cancer in at risk individuals. (Thesis)
The identification of a blood-based diagnostic biomarker for breast cancer (BC) would be particularly beneficial to those at increased risk of developing BC and could result i...
Wilson, L. M. In utero androgen administration induces changes in gene expression and purkinje cell development in the cerebellum. (Thesis)
Steroids play a major role in the development of the CNS with those brain areas involved in sexual behaviour having been the focus of most neuroendocrine studies to date e.g. ...
Allison, P., Martindale, R., Gray, S., Sproule, J., Nash, C. & Wang, J. (2014). The Impact of Expeditions on Mental Toughness and Life Skills - A Longitudinal Study. London: British Exploring Society
No abstract available.
Campbell, T. G. (2014). Ambulatory physiological assessment: an ergonomic approach to the dynamic work environment and temporal variability in heart rate variability, blood pressure and the cortisol awakening response. (Thesis)
Aim: The aim of this thesis was to investigate the psychophysiological response to the dynamic working environment within a cohort of higher education employees via ambulatory...
Coyle, C. (2014). The Roles and Expression of Cationic Host Defence Peptides in Normal and Compromised Pregnancies. (Thesis)
Cationic Host Defense Peptides (CHDP), also known as antimicrobial peptides, are key components of the host innate immune response that have a wide range of direct microbicida...
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 ...
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...
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...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
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
Edinburgh Innovations Ltd
The textile industry is based largely on the use of cotton, leather and oil derived polymers and these industries are resource intensive and not sustainable. For example, cotton production requires va...
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...
Nrf2, a transcriptional activator of cell protection genes, is an emerging target for neurodegenerative conditions including Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Nrf2 activity is reduced in dementia patients and...
Paths for All Partnership
This is a research and evaluation of Macmillan Move all project in collaboration with Paths for all partnership.
The project will work with a new PhD student who is collecting regular samples of juvenile fish from the Vanga mangrove forest in southern Kenya. The work will focus on two areas:
1) Describing the me...
Natural Environment Research Council
This research will make direct comparisons of δ13C and δ15N isotope values from muscle tissue between populations of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) returning to the North, East and West coasts of Scotl...
The project aims to address this lack of knowledge investigating whether underwater noise, such as arising from installation and running of marine renewables, has any effects on a range of behavioural...
Life histories are known to vary across geographic ranges in response to a number of factors, both b...
Anthropogenic noise has profoundly changed the acoustic environment of aquatic habitats, and is known to negatively affect many taxa...
The majority of clinically used anticancer drugs suffer from poor selectivity for tumour ...
"There is a paucity of knowledge relating to the effects of ENM on the male reproductive system. Thus, there is a clear requirement ...
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...
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DD...
"In 2005, Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) migrating to the UK exhibited swollen, haemor...
This PhD project aims to explore the role of discourse in ...