Senior Research Fellow
Miranda, M., da Costa, A., Castro, J., Sagaseta, C., & Cañizal, J. (in press). Influence of geotextile encasement in triaxial tests on gravel. In Proceedings 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 2595-98
Stone columns installed in extremely soft soils may significantly reduce the effectiveness of this treatment due to the
insufficient lateral confinement provided by the soft s...
Baudel, M., Rae, M., Fraser, J. & Poole, A. (2017). The expression of the chloride co-transporters NKCC1 and KCC2 is reversed in the penumbra following. In Brain and Neuroscience: BNA 2017 Festival of Neuroscience: Abstract BookISBN n/a
Stroke is one of the major causes of death and disability worldwide. The harm caused by the interruption of blood flow to the brain
unfolds in the subsequent hours and days, s...
Grigoriadis, N., Bakirtzis, C., Politis, C., Danas, K. & Thuemmler, C. (2016). Health 4.0: The Case of Multiple Sclerosis. In 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom), 100-104. doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2016.7749437. ISBN 978-1-5090-3370-6
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic and variable disease in matters of symptoms, clinical course and outcome. The ultimate goal of currently used drugs and therapeutic strategies ...
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...
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
World Olympians Association
The World Olympians Association (WOA), as part of the International Olympic Committee, would like to find out more about the musculoskeletal issues faced by retired athletes. What the main issues are ...
29 April 2016
29 April 2016
I gave an invited lecture at the University College Dublin Humanities Institute on 'Attachments and Coping towards the end of the First World War: D. H. Lawrence's Bay (1919)'...
11 January 2017
11 January 2017
Our view of addiction shapes the help we offer.
While Finnish addiction therapists tend to see drinking to excess as intentional, French specialists tend to emphasise t...
Associate Professor in Counselling, Transformation & Proffesional Practice
Associate Professor of Immunology & Infection / Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Lecturer and Research Leader in Biomedical Sciences
Lecturer in Psychology
Hutton, P., Taylor, P. J. & Morrison, A. P. (2015). In reply to Adams and colleagues. Psychosis. 7(4). doi:10.1080/17522439.2015.1093017. ISSN 1752-2439
We disagree with the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group’s (CSzG) self-assessment that the problems we identified (Hutton, Wood, Taylor, Irving & Morrison, 2014) in thei...
Cruickshank, S. (2015). Comment: Taking scares out of cancer care
O'Connor, S. (2014). Evidence Based Health Policy for Accountable Care: The Role of Health Technology Assessment. 2014 Global Health Forum Taiwan
Blog: Dr Tsung-Mei Cheng opened the afternoon session on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) at the 2014 Global Health Forum in Taiwan. Her presentation on “Evidence Based Heal...
Morrison, A. P., Dunn, G., Turkington, D., Pyle, M. & Hutton, P. (2014). Cognitive therapy for patients with schizophrenia–Authors' reply. Lancet. 384(9941), 401–402. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61275-7. ISSN 0140-6736
Our trial1 was not designed to change clinical practice. It was a preliminary trial, which needs to be followed up by a larger, pragmatic multicentre study. It is important no...
Nguyen, H. H., Taylor, S., Webster, G., Jekjantuk, N., Mellish, C., Pan, J. Z., …Byrne, K. (2013). A lightweight treatment of Inexact dates. In Semantic Technology: 4th Joint International Conference, JIST 2014, Chiang Mai, Thailand, November 9-11, 2014. Revised Selected Papers, 187-193. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15615-6_14
This paper presents a lightweight approach to representing inexact dates on the semantic web, in that it imposes minimal ontological commitments on the ontology author and pro...
Hutton, P. (2013). Deep brain stimulation for anorexia nervosa. Lancet. 382(9889), 305-306. ISSN 0140-6736
Nir Lipsman and colleagues conclude that deep brain stimulation (DBS) is safe for those with anorexia, on the basis of a study of six patients (April 20, p 1361). How...
Miranda Manzanares, M., DaCosta, A. & Cimentada, A. (2012). Caracterización de un árido de cantera y un RCD para empleo en tratamientos del terreno con columnas de grava. In Cimentaciones Y excavaiones profundas (9th National Symposium of geotechnical engineering deep foundations and excavations)., 191-198
Characterisation of a quarry aggregate and an RCD for use in field treatments with gravel columns.
Bolton, S., Harkness, M. & Thomson, S. (2011). ROTEM thromboelastometry identifies blood product requirements during major obstetric haemorrhage
Introduction: major obstetric haemorrhage (MOH) is a
significant cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Despite a lack of published evidence, thromboelastometry has been r...
Gray Brunton, C. (2009). Resisting’ Ritalin: parental talk about treatment medication in childhood ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)/resistance au Ritalin: entretiens avec les parents sur le traitement medicinal pour traiter le TDAH (Trouble déficitaire de l’attention et/ou hyperactivité) infantile
‘Resisting’ Ritalin: Parental Talk about Treatment Medication in Childhood ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).
Background: Childhood ADHD is a contested ...
McDougall, J. (2007). Geomechanics and long-term landfill settlement. In GeoCongress 2008: Geotechnics of Waste Management and Remediation Proceedings of sessions of GeoCongress 2008, 482-490. doi:10.1061/40970(309)24
Long term landfill settlement is commonly attributed to two phenomena: creep and biodegradation. Biodegradation, which may contribute the greater proportion of long‐term settl...
Cruickshank, S. (2004). The Managment of Breast Cancer in women.
This is a national clinical guideline about breast cancer. It is written by a Guideline development group which S.Cruickshank was part of.
Craig, P. & Kennedy, J. (2002). Coordinated graph and scatter-plot views for the visual exploration of microarray time-series data. In IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization, 173-180. doi:10.1109/INFVIS.2003.1249023. ISBN 0-7803-8154-8
Microarrays are a relatively new, high-throughput data acquisition technology for investigating biological phenomena at the micro-level. The product of microarray experiments ...
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...
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...
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Experiment with single and combined noise and temperature stress treatments
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...
Chief Scientists Office
Development of Interventions to reduce patient delay with symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome: identifying optimal content and mode of delivery.
Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) is serious and delay to ...
Due to increasing incidence, more intensive treatment and improved survival, a growing number of head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors experience long-term swallowing difficulties, profoundly affecting...
The strategic development of technology and organisation to support the company’s growth in design, manufacture and
delivery of water treatment and energy conservation systems
Innovate KTP no. 010118
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...
Medical Research Scotland
MS is a prevalent disease in Scotland with some 10000 sufferers, but treatment options are limited and often only partially effective (Gourraud et al., 2012). MS is known to influence quality of life...
Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation
Many people need to instil eye drops to treat conditions such as Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) and Glaucoma (30% of the population have DES and 70 million people worldwide have glaucoma). DES is relieved wit...
Research study entitled ' Evolution of drinking patterns 2-3 years in ill, heavy drinkers, with or without treatment'.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
This project involves the research and development of novel systems to recover and re-distribute energy in food processing
and manufacturing premises, especially where there are demands for refrigerat...
"There is a paucity of knowledge relating to the effects of ENM on the male reproductive system. Thus, there is a clear requirement ...
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) is a common walking disability in childhoo...
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...
Life histories are known to vary across geographic ranges in response to a number of factors, both b...
Steroids play a major role in the development of the CNS with those brain areas invo...
This study was concerned with an investigation into the service quality of an indepe...
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which includes ...
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...
This doctoral research project is concerned with th...
There is evidence to suggest that psychological therapies for severe mental health ...
Mangrove forests are considered one of the most efficient natural carbon sinks and their preservation is thus im...
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodeve...