Academic Lead, International
Karatzias, T., Hyland, P., Ben-Ezra, M., & Shevlin, M. (in press). Hyper and hypo-activation affective dysregulation symptoms are integral in complex PTSD (CPTSD): Results from a non-clinical Israeli sample. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, ISSN 1049-8931
Objectives: The current study sought to further assess the nature of the Affect Dysregulation (AD) cluster of the ICD-11 proposal for Complex PTSD (CPTSD) in a non-clinical sa...
Snowden, A., Savinc, J., & Young, J. (in press). Proactive community support tailored to holistic needs: a cohort study. Cancer Medicine,
It is increasingly internationally recognised that a cancer diagnosis impacts on people practically and financially as well as physically and psychologically. It ...
Menczykowski, L., MacVicar, S., Moylan, A., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (2018). Systematic review of tube-fed preterm infants in the home supported within a family-centered program. Journal of Neonatal Nursing, doi:10.1016/j.jnn.2018.06.006. ISSN 1355-1841
There is a growing need and demand to redesign neonatal services to place a focus on family-centered care provided locally. Early discharge training programs that prepare pare...
V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation
The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
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...
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
07 July 2018
The University’s SituLab Research Group – which consists of musician, composer and academic Katrina Burton and design academics Sam Vettese and Katharina Vones – have used the...
01 June 2017
It is established that there are recognition rate limitations when using a single modality sensor to perform human action or gesture recognition for human-comp...
13 February 2017
Lecturer and Research Leader in Biomedical Sciences
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Lecturer in Finance
Viol, M., Todd, L., Theodoraki, E., & Anastasiadou, C. (2018). The role of iconic-historic commemorative events in event tourism: Insights from the 20 th and 25 th anniversaries of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Tourism Management, 69, (246-262). doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2018.06.018. ISSN 0261-5177
The role of commemorative events for event tourism has received marginal attention. Existing research primarily considers commemorative events for their social and political s...
Azer, J., & Alexander, M. (2018). The Impact of Negatively-valenced Influencing Behaviour. In SERVSIG-2018-Proceedings, 845-850
Influencing behavior as a form of Customer Engagement Behavior (CEB) has the potential to affect other customers’ attitude and behavioral outcomes and likewise the value and p...
Kolb, H., Snowden, A., Stevens, E., & Atherton, I. (2018). A retrospective medical records review of risk factors for the development of respiratory tract secretions (death rattle) in the dying patient. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(7), (1639-1648). doi:10.1111/jan.13704. ISSN 0309-2402
Aim: Identification of risk factors predicting the development of death rattle.
Background: Respiratory tract secretions, often called death rattle, are among the most common ...
Lloyd, M., Skelton, D. A., Mead, G. E., Williams, B., & van Wijck, F. (2018). Physical fitness interventions for nonambulatory stroke survivors: A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. Brain and Behavior, (e01000). doi:10.1002/brb3.1000. ISSN 2162-3279
Physical fitness training after stroke is recommended in guidelines across the world, but evidence pertains mainly to ambulatory stroke
survivors. Non-ambulatory ...
Forster, A., Thomson, D., Richards, K., Pilcher, N., & Vettese, S. (in press). Western and Eastern Building Conservation Philosophies: Perspectives on Permanence and Impermanence. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, ISSN 1558-3058
In this conceptual paper, we illuminate Western building conservation philosophy practice with insights into Eastern conservation philosophy and associated aesthetic understan...
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Bacon, L., & Mackinnon, L. (in press). Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities " play the game ". British Journal of Sociology of Education, ISSN 0142-5692
A recent UK Government commissioned study found concerning levels of unemployment among computing students from disadvantaged, black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The study...
Barrowclough, J. P., & Asif, R. (2018). Securing Cloud Hypervisors: A Survey of the Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Countermeasures. Security and Communication Networks, 2018, (1-20). doi:10.1155/2018/1681908. ISSN 1939-0114
The exponential rise of the cloud computing paradigm has led to the cybersecurity concerns, taking into account the fact that the resources are shared and mediated by a ‘hyper...
Spassiani, N., Heffron, J., Hammel, J., & Angell, A. (in press). Using Photovoice as a Participatory Method to Identify and Strategize Community Participation with People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, ISSN 1103-8128
Background: Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) experience barriers to community participation, yet their insider experiences of environmental barri...
Crombie, I. K., Irvine, L., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., Petrie, D., Jones, C., …Achison, M. (2018). Texting to Reduce Alcohol Misuse (TRAM): main findings from a randomized controlled trial of a text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men. Addiction, doi:10.1111/add.14229. ISSN 0965-2140
To test the effectiveness of a theoretically-based text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among socially disadvantaged men.
A multi-centre parallel gro...
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E., Bhardwaj, J., & Fabian, K. (in press). Exploring women's motivations to study computer science. In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education 2018 Conference
This paper presents a study exploring women's decisions, influencers and early experiences of computing to better understand how women's motivations and prior experience affec...
Donaghy, E., Salisbury, L., Lone, N. I., Lee, R., Ramsey, P., Rattray, J. E., & Walsh, T. S. (2018). Unplanned early hospital readmission among critical care survivors: a mixed methods study of patients and carers. BMJ quality & safety, doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2017-007513. ISSN 2044-5415
Many intensive care (ICU) survivors experience early unplanned hospital readmission, but the reasons and potential prevention strategies are poorly understood. We ...
Hubbard, G., Kyle, R. G., Neal, R. D., Marmara, V., Wang, Z., & Dombrowski, S. U. (2018). Promoting sunscreen use and skin self-examination to improve early detection and prevent skin cancer: quasi-experimental trial of an adolescent psycho-educational intervention. BMC Public Health, 18(1), doi:10.1186/s12889-018-5570-y
Background: Skin cancer rates are increasing. Interventions to increase adolescent sunscreen use and skin self-examination (SSE) are required.
Methods: Quasi-experimental desi...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
As social media use by older people increases, along with an increased rate of dementia diagnoses, the management or oversight of social networking sites by carers is likely to increase. This research...
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...
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...
ENU Development Trust
Wind and solar energy holds a lot of promise when it comes to replace the conventional energy sources such as fossil fuels and coal. However, there is one problem: How do we store solar and wind energ...
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
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...
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...
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...
The proposed research is a direct response to the European Commission's Active and Healthy Ageing initiative, with an
overarching goal to improve the quality of life of older people. By pursuing 15 di...
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...
Economic and Social Research Council
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
Steroids play a major role in the development of the CNS with those brain areas invo...
This research focuses on an analysis of the changes in the Libyan Higher Education Institutions (LHEI...
"There is a paucity of knowledge relating to the effects of ENM on the male reproductive system. Thus, there is a clear requirement ...