Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Bruce, J., Hodson, P., Armitage, W., Dunn, M., Oliver, C., Grubb, N., …Todd, M. (2018). A Focus on Atrial Fibrillation in Scotland: A report by the Cross-Party Group on Heart Disease and Stroke. Scotland: Cross Party Group on Heart and Stroke
No abstract available.
Blakey, E. P., & O'Connor, S. (2017). Harnessing the power of social media in older adult nursing. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 12(4), (e12177). doi:10.1111/opn.12177. ISSN 1748-3735
No abstract available. Item is editorial.
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...
Society for Reproduction and Fertility
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...
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 ...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
05 March 2018
Kind-hearted staff and students from Edinburgh Napier University have shown their support for a cause worth reading about after donating almost 1,000 books to a local homeless...
14 July 2018
18 June 2018
Experience a night in a Scottish internment camp:
During World War One Stobs near Hawick in the Scottish Borders was the site of an internment camp for German nat...
11 July 2018
11 July 2018
Entitled Research Impact Value and LIS (RIVAL), this event brought together members of three main groups – creators, users, and end-user beneficiaries of LIS research output –...
20 June 2018
20 June 2018
Dr Ella Taylor-Smith will deliver a talk on Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes
In a UK city, various crocheted protest banners have appeared, conta...
06 June 2018
06 June 2018
Sub-file Hashing Strategies for Fast Contraband Detection
Traditional digital forensics processes do not scale well with the huge quant...
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
Associate Professor and Research Leader in Biomedical Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Teaching Fellow
Reader in Marine Sciences / Co-Director of Research, St Abbs Marine Station
D'Amico, B., & Pomponi, F. (2017). BEETLE²
BEETLE², (Built Environment Efficiency Tool for Low Environmental Externalities) is a tool aimed at promoting an efficient and effective use of resources in the built environm...
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Gemma, W. (2017, June). Taking education for granted: the role of placement in computing science. Presented at Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
The importance of placements and internships was highlighted in the 2016 Shadbolt Review of Computer Science Degree Accreditation and Graduate Employability – indeed the secon...
Thuemmler, C. (2017, May). 5G: What Architecture to Serve Vertical Industries?. Presented at IEEE ICC 2017, Paris
The implementation and roll out of 5G technology is progressing at increasing speed and will impact all industrial verticals. Health is globally a very important industry wort...
Ellis, V. (2016, July). The Changing Nature of Academic Work in the UK. Presented at 3rd ISA Forum of Scoiology - The Future We Want: global sociology and the struggles for a better world, Vienna, Austria
Although, seemingly involved in a perpetual process of ‘evolution’ universities, and those that work within them, have been subject to unprecedented change over the past twent...
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...
Lowres, N., Mulcahy, G., Freedman, S. B., Jin, K., & Neubeck, L. (2016). PM188 Screening for Recurrence of New-Onset Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Global Heart, 11(2), (e101). doi:10.1016/j.gheart.2016.03.351. ISSN 2211-8160
Post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is associated with increased mortality and risk of stroke post-discharge. POAF is often thought to be t...
Hanson, C. (2016, April). Evaluating the impact of evidence‐based change within the Northumberland Exercise on Referral Scheme. Presented at The Third Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health, Newcastle Gateshead, UK
Exercise on referral schemes (ERS) allow health professionals to encourage physical activity (PA) for patients with long‐term conditions. One such scheme is the Northumberland...
Macleod, K. (2015). Film, “With a Song in your Heart"
Community Media Short Film: With a Song in your Heart – Participatory community based video production, 2015. (Director). A film that combines performance and memories of chil...
Lambert, C., Webster, B. & Callister, D. (2015, May). Edinburgh Napier's graduate employability project: outcomes and impact. Presented at Scottish Funding Council Regional Showcase, Edinburgh
Caddell, M. & Wallace, M. (2014, October). Making third sector internships work. Presented at SRHE Conference: 'Supporting University-Work Transitions? Exploring the Impact of Work Placements and Internships'., Edinburgh
Wigan, M. (2012). Consequences of big data on the individual: interview.
The speed with which data has moved from being scarce, expensive and valuable, thus justifying detailed and careful verification and analysis to a situation where the streams ...
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 ...
Chief Scientists Office
Deaths by suicide among young people are common, increasing year by year in 15-19 year olds, have devastating consequences for everyone involved, and are a signficant UK public health problem. People ...
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...
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...
Parking management should be an important part of sustainable urban mobility planning (SUMP) but unfortunately, it is one
the most underdeveloped segments. Most EU member states lack national level po...
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 ...
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...
Technology has been heralded as a potential enabler of communication between individuals and those in their informal or
professional care network. Enabling people to effectively talk about their needs...
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...
The population in Africa is growing rapidly, and thus the urbanization is accelerated. The need for detailed information on the performance of materials is a crucial part of the decision-making proces...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
This study concerns the impact of a diagnosis of mental illness on young people and their families. One in ten adolescents suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder and there is increasing awareness t...
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...