Reader in Marine Sciences / Co-Director of Research, St Abbs Marine Station
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Wale, M., Diele, K., & Briers, R. (2018). From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel
Garden, C. L. P., & Rivera, E. S. (in press). Putting theory into practice: gamification for student engagement. In EDULEARN18 Proceedings
Gamification is the use of game design elements in a non-game contexts . It is an intervention that has been used in a business setting for a number of years and is now bec...
Wooff, A. (2017). Policing in rural Scotland. https://rsgs.org/exploring-geography/publications/geographer-archive/
No abstract available.
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
Associate Professor of Immunology & Infection / Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Whitlock, D., Rickson, J., Humphries, N., Thompson, R. & Tibbett, M. (2015). The influence of coal mine spoil physical properties on the spatial distribution of lichen-rich communities. In Mine Closure 2015: Proceedings of the tenth internation conference on mine closure, 1047. ISBN 9780991790593
Coal mine spoil tips have been recognised as a UK Biodiversity Action Plan habitat owing to the presence of a host of unique flora and fauna assemblages and, in particular, " ...
Drake, E., Schaeffler, S., & Corley, M. (2015). Articulatory consequences of prediction during comprehension. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), ICPhS Proceedings 2015
It has been proposed that speech-motor activation observed during comprehension may, in part, reflect involvement of the speech-motor system in the top-down simulation of upco...
Campbell, T., Castle, K. & Thomson, T. (2015). Articulating student experience: empowering students to articulate what matters to them during the transition from college to university. In International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education Conference Materials, 222-230
As part of Edinburgh Napier University’s commitment to delivering a high quality transition experience to articulating students, we are undertaking a longitudinal study of the...
Drake, E., Schaeffler, S., & Corley, M. (2014). Articulatory effects of prediction during comprehension: an ultrasound tongue imaging approach. In D. Mücke, L. Lancia, A. Hermes, M. Grice, & S. Fuchs (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Seminar on Speech Production (ISSP)
We investigated whether effects of prediction during spoken language comprehension are observable in speech-motor output recorded via ultrasound tongue imaging: Predicted word...
Murray, J., Williams, B., Hoskins, G., Skar, S., McGhee, J., Gauld, D., …Hagen, S. (2013). Can a Theory-Informed Interactive Animation Increase Intentions to Engage in Physical Activity in Young People with Asthma?. In Human-Computer Interaction. Applications and Services, 289-300. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07227-2_28
A theoretically-informed interactive animation was developed, using themes drawn from psychology, sociology, applied health research, and narrative theory, which aimed to enco...
Schinwald, A., Galban-Horcajo, F., Malone, E., & Smith, P. (2009). Immunomodulatory effects of cannabinoids in human T-lymphocytes. In Proceedings of the British Pharmacological Society
Background: Circulating levels of endocannabinoids are elevated in obese and hyperglycaemic patients and may contribute to immune dysfunction in obesity and diabetes. Cannabin...
Murray, J. & Thomson, M. E. (2009). The influence of internal versus external attributions of crime causality: A comparison between experts, semi-experts and lay-people
The overarching aim of the present research was to investigate the possible effects of attribution on the decisions made by clinicians in comparison to those made by trainee p...
Stradling, S. G. (2007). Cameras help spot risky drivers before they crash
Wilson, M. R., Barlow, P. G., Hutchison, G. R., Guy, K., Griffiths, A., Simpson, R. J., …Stone, V. (2004). Nanoparticle and metal interactions and their impact on lung toxicology. In Proceedings of the Ninth Annual UK Review Meeting on Outdoor and Indoor Air Pollution Research, 48-50. ISBN 1 899110 88 7
Mincher, D. & Turnbull, A. (2004). Anthracene derivatives as anti-cancer agents.
The present invention relates to compounds which are based on an anthraquinone nucleus for use in medicine, particularly as anti-cancer agents which exert their effects throug...
Donaldson, K., Hibbs, L., Heal, M., Tran, C. L., Lightbody, J., Barlow, P. G., …Stone, V. (2003). Pro-inflammatory interactions between particles, metals and lung cells. In Effects of Air Contaminants on the Respiratory Tract - Interpretations from Molecules to Meta Analysis, 245-258. ISBN 978-3-8167-6478-6
Smith, D., Pearson, R. A. & Campbell, I. (1992). Changes in food intake and ingestive behaviour of draught cattle and buffalo associated with work
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.
ENU Development Trust
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...
Chief Scientists Office
We have identified the human cathelicidn LL-37 as having potent direct antiviral activity against human rhinovirus (HRV), together with the capacity to alter death pathways in HRV-infected cells, as a...
Centre for Environment Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
In an attempt to better understand the impact of nanomaterials on waste water treatment, the University will undertake a purposeful environmental hazard assessment, whereby the focus will be to assess...
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, physiological, ...
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...
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis, is characterised by chronic inflam...
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 ...