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What influences social outcomes among offenders with personality disorder: A systematic review

Journal Article
Connell, C., Furtado, V., McKay, E. A., & Singh, S. P. (2018)
What influences social outcomes among offenders with personality disorder: A systematic review. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1002/cbm.2082
Background: Personality disorder is highly prevalent in offender populations and is associated with poor health, criminal justice and social outcomes. Research has been condu...

How effective are interventions to improve social outcomes among offenders with personality disorder: a systematic review

Journal Article
Connell, C., Furtado, V., McKay, E. A., & Singh, S. P. (2017)
How effective are interventions to improve social outcomes among offenders with personality disorder: a systematic review. BMC Psychiatry, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-017-1536-3
Background: Offenders with personality disorder are supported by health, criminal justice, social care and third sector services. These services are tasked with reducing risk,...

A strategic review of the offsite construction sector in Scotland.

Report
Smith, S., Hairstans, R., Macdonald, R. & Sanna, F. (2012)
A strategic review of the offsite construction sector in Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government
The offsite construction sector covers a wide spectrum of companies and supply chains across Scotland. This study primarily involved a review of the offsite construction secto...

Breast cancer screening in women with learning disabilities: current knowledge and considerations

Journal Article
Willis, D., Kennedy, C., & Kilbride, L. (2008)
Breast cancer screening in women with learning disabilities: current knowledge and considerations. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 36, 171-184. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3156.2008.00520.x
This paper looks at what has been written about breast screening in women with learning disabilities. Breast screening checks for lumps in your breast that might be cancer. Br...

Can Pay, Should Pay? Comparing employer and student outcomes of paid and unpaid work opportunities

Presentation / Conference
Smith, C. F., Smith, S., & Irving, C. (2013, April)
Can Pay, Should Pay? Comparing employer and student outcomes of paid and unpaid work opportunities. Paper presented at HEA STEM Conference, Birmingham, UK
In a time of high youth unemployment, when relevant work experience is often cited as the most important factor in finding a graduate job, computing students are being advised...

Better out than in? Issues and implications of outsourced research and information services for business information professionals.

Journal Article
Goody, M., & Hall, H. (2007)
Better out than in? Issues and implications of outsourced research and information services for business information professionals. Business Information Review, 25(1), 36-42. https://doi.org/10.1177/0266382107075927
The term “outsourcing” represents a number of activities related to the delegation of work from one unit to a third party. There are different “flavours” of outsourcing: the u...

Clinical and physical signs for identification of impending and current water-loss dehydration in older people

Other
Chassagne, P., Olde Rikkert, M. G., Hunter, P. R., Hooper, L., Attreed, N. J., Campbell, W. W., …Hunter, P. R. (2012)
Clinical and physical signs for identification of impending and current water-loss dehydration in older people
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: .To determine the diagnostic accuracy of state, minimally invasive clinical and phys...

Classification of schizophrenia. Part 2: the nonsense of mental health illness.

Journal Article
Snowden, A. (2008)
Classification of schizophrenia. Part 2: the nonsense of mental health illness. British Journal of Nursing. 18, 1228-1232. doi:10.12968/bjon.2009.18.20.45113. ISSN 0966-0461
The classification of schizophrenia is currently under review in a coordinated worldwide consultation for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM V) and...

Commercial short holiday breaks in Scotland: an analysis of market structure, supplier strategies and performance

Thesis
Edgar, D. A. Commercial short holiday breaks in Scotland: an analysis of market structure, supplier strategies and performance. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5728
Hospitality and tourism environments are widely regarded as complex and dynamic in nature. This combined with the need for commercial organisations to improve performance plac...

Changing lecture consumption for the 'Netflix generation': how lecture podcasts are used and valued by students

Presentation / Conference
Roberston, S. & Sholl, S. (2016, November)
Changing lecture consumption for the 'Netflix generation': how lecture podcasts are used and valued by students. Presented at ICERI 2016, Seville, Spain
Background: This paper describes a collaboration between two lecturers at Edinburgh Napier University to examine the potential of lecture captures as pedagogical tools. Althou...
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Strategic Assessment of Offsite Innovations for the Scottish Construction Sector

2012 - 2014
To provide a detailed review and assessment of current Scottish companies working in offsite sector and review of SG housing infrastructure needs.
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £40,506

Sustainable Urban Regeneration (SURegen)

2007 - 2012
The overall aim of the SURegen consortium is to undertake research to develop a prototype Regeneration Simulator Workbench (RSW) that meets the decision-making challenges that Sustainable Urban Regene...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £250,547

Bio id Security

2015 - 2015
The university will undertake a comprehensive review of the core biometric security software for the desktop enterprise environment including Bio Logon, Bio ID Secure Communications and Bio ID Secure ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Identity, Transitions and Support: Processes of Desistance among Ex-Military Personnel in Custody

2019 - 2020
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...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,358

The role of CHildhood Adversities and their subsequent effect on mental ill-health and Suicidal behaviour (CHASe)

2018 - 2020
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 ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £80,064

ACS discharge and medication education using Avatar technologies to prevent 30-day readmission.

2020 - 2022
Australian data report that up to 1 in 5 acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients are readmitted within 30-days.[1] It is estimated that between 2017-18, ACS events cost Australia $1,930 million.[2] Int...

Creatives in Crisis: How freelance creatives mobilise online communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 - 2021
Creative industries in the UK have been recognised as a driver of economic growth and cultural expression. However, much academic work has been devoted to the low paid, insecure, and sometimes exploit...
Funder: The University of Edinburgh | Value: £4,947
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A meta-analysis and controlled evaluation of short term pyschological intervention for acute mental health inpatients

2014 - 2018
There is evidence to suggest that psychological therapies for severe mental health ...
Charlotte Paterson | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Dr Paul Hutton

Reframing Scottish football: towards a better understanding of the business of professional football in Scotland

2008 - 2016
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
Dr Stephen Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Prof Trevor Buck

The Influence of Islamic Religion on Corporate Social and Environment Disclosure

2004 - 2009
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure (CSRD) have received much attention...
Zakaria Aribi | Director of Studies: Prof Simon Gao | Second Supervisor: Dr Jane Zhang

Optimising Timber Frame Construction

2002 - 2007
Timber platform frame has evolved as an efficient method of construction for domestic dwellings and is experiencing continual growth in the UK due to it lending its...
Prof Robert Hairstans | Director of Studies: Prof Abdy Kermani | Second Supervisor: Fouad Khalaf

A critique of the implementation of crime and intelligence computing in three British police forces 1976-1986

1998 - 2009
The study will examine the introduction of the computerisation of crime and intelligence re...
Alan Naylor | Director of Studies: Duncan Spiers | Second Supervisor: Lois Farquharson

Evaluating ALBA: A pragmatic evaluation of a behaviour change intervention designed to increase physical activity to improve mental wellbeing

2016 - date
Introduction: Physical activity (PA) is beneficial for impr...
Nicola Peddie | Director of Studies: Dr Tony Westbury | Second Supervisor: Prof Austyn Snowden

Hardware architectures for infrared pedestrian detection and tracking systems

2007 - 2013
Infrared pedestrian detection systems struggle with real-time processing performance. Known solutions are limited to either...
Robert Walczyk | Director of Studies: Dr David Binnie | Second Supervisor: Alistair Armitage