Senior Lecturer, Teaching Fellow
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...
Holmes, P. (2013). Time Machine
HD Video, shelf and polyurethane mesh. Black and white, silent.
In this piece, the artist performs facial work-out exercises in big close-up and extreme slow-motion. The hi...
Huxham, M. (2005). Extended induction tutorials for ‘at risk’ students. Ulster: The STAR (Student Transition and Retention) Project
Biology students at risk are identified through the completion of a
diagnostic test, which is based on the characteristics of early leavers.
Those students identified as bei...
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Biology is a visually grounded scientific discipline-from the way data is collected and analysed to the manner in which the results are communicated to others. Traditionally pictures in scientific pub...
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...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this project is to assess the surface ultrastructure of marine apicomplexan gregarines and to evaluate if similar surface morphologies of different gregarine species are reflected in molecu...
09 June 2016
Simon Powers will write an article about "defection" (as the term is used in game theory), for the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, edited by To...
18 May 2016
The June 2016 issue of Journal of Information Science (volume 42, issue 3) has just been published. This is a special issue of the journal that comprises twelve articles devel...
01 April 2016
Michael J Driscol from the FBI will present the end note talk at Big Data in Cyber Security conference on 10 May 2016. He will join leading speakers, including from HPE, RSA, ...
08 June 2018
08 June 2018
Nicolas Bredeche, ISIR, UPMC, Sorbonnes Université (France)
Collective adaptive systems are ubiquitous: from the many examples that can be observed in nature to a...
08 June 2017
08 June 2017
19 June 2017
19 June 2017
What we see is more informative than what we read or what we hear. We, therefore, like to visualize our perception of data, feeling, activity, anatomy, relationship, etc. We l...
Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Dean of Applied Sciences
Senior Research Fellow
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
Associate Professor and Research Leader in Biomedical Sciences
Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Associate Professor of Immunology & Infection / Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
Principal & Vice Chancellor
McLeish, J. Non-native Bullhead in Scotland: Molecular and Morphological Identification and Parasite Links with Native Fauna. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1253308
The arrival of a non-native species to has the potential to shape native communities by influencing ecological interactions such as predation, foraging, competition and diseas...
Cozar Fernandez, B. Cationic host defence peptides as novel therapeutics for chlamydia infection. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1254078
Chlamydia represents a group of Gram-negative bacteria which can infect and cause disease in a diverse range of organisms. The most well-known member of the family is Chlamydi...
Sutherland, M. L. Characterisation of GABAA receptors and cation-chloride cotransporters in the uterus and their role in pre-term labour. (Thesis). Edinburgh napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1255142
GABAA receptor (GABAAR) function may be inhibitory or excitatory in the brain depending on the chloride electrochemical gradient over the neuronal membrane. This gradient is t...
Wale, M. A. The Effects of Anthropogenic Noise Playbacks on Marine Invertebrates. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1255476
Anthropogenic sound has profoundly changed the acoustic environment of aquatic habitats, with growing evidence that even a short exposure to man-made sound sources can negativ...
Mather, S. Design and evaluation of novel fluorogenic probes and prodrugs in cancer. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1034936
Despite major advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, there remains a paucity of biomarkers for early detection (poor selectivity and specificity). Legumain [aspara...
Oluwadare, E. Development of a Caenorhabditis elegans model for the assessment of toxicity and its application in testing novel anthelmintics. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1036075
The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans is an alternative model used in biomedical research for the investigation of descriptive and mechanistic toxicity assessment of chemicals. ...
Tormey, P. J. The Effect of Diurnal Phase on Performance Physiology and Immune System. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1023141
The circadian cycle, although seasonally adjusted, consists of two phases: a nocturnal period of darkness and a diurnal period of light. Many parameters of human physiology di...
Huber, F. Entrepreneurial teams and design thinking: a longitudinal evaluation of success factors. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/976980
Design continuously re-defines its meaning. Over the last years, the way designers interpret information, solve problems as well as prototype and express ideas has received in...
Johnson, D. Entrepreneurial behaviour and the development of entrepreneurial ecosystems under uncertainty: Essays on regenerative medicine venturing at the university-industry boundary. (Thesis). The University of Edinburgh. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1174449
Entrepreneurial ecosystems are an important economic consideration but remain an understudied phenomenon. In particular, research emphasising the role of the entrepreneur with...
Bock, A., & Johnson, D. (2016). The Uniqueness of Stem Cell Ecosystems. Israel: Coller Institute of Venture
While Univenture ecosystems present an exciting vision for economic development, policy and practice should be grounded in reality. The truth is that a limited number of hyper...
Ross, M. D. (2016). The Influence of Age, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Exercise and Sedentary Behaviours on Circulating Angiogenic Cells and Cell Surface Receptor Expression. (Thesis)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the biggest killer of people in western civilisation. Age is a significant risk factor for the development for CVD, and treatments and therapie...
Shaw, P. D. (2016). Visualizing genetic transmission patterns in plant pedigrees. (Thesis)
Ensuring food security in a world with an increasing population and demand on natural resources is becoming ever more pertinent. Plant breeders are using an increasingly diver...
Our website evaluated extremely positively among patients, family members and clinicians in NHS Lothian and our model is unquestionably of utility Scotland-wide.The underpinning research and iterative...
Chief Scientists Office
PThe impact of psychological trauma on physical and mental health is well known, although current models of care are failing to meet clients’ needs. A new model of care, supported and financed by the ...
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...
University of Stratchlyde (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre)
This project aims to investigate the first phase to manufacture chemicals from starch waste, namely acetone, butanol, ethanol, succinic acid and/or D-amino acid oxidase. Edinburgh Napier University (E...
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...
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...
The University of Edinburgh
Neuromodulation can improve ovarian dysfunction in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This is achieved by four mechanisms: i) if neural signals are involved in LH action directly their modulation may ...
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Parasites collected from different fish species (e.g. Barathrites iris) from the New Hebrides trench and the Kermadec trench will be identified on a morphological and molecular level.
Creating antibodies as new tools to investigate the cell sugar transporters that are unregulated in cancer and infection
A pump-priming proposal designed to investigate the potential for LL-37, a human cationic host defence peptide, to inhibit Rhinovirus infection and/or target cells infected with Rhinovirus for inducti...
Since October 2008 the EI has delivered a Graduate Certificate of Management Practice programme designed in conjunction with SELECT (the Electrical Contractors' Association for Scotland).The programme...
This doctoral research project is concerned with th...
Studies of wild callitrichids reveal limited data about their complex diets. As
insectivorous primates it is likely that they can digest chitin. Using the
Steroids play a major role in the development of the CNS with those brain areas invo...
Simon Powers has been invited to contribute an article to the Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science.
8 June 2016
New Centre for Social Informatics publications in special issue of Journal of Information Science
17 May 2016
FBI to present on Big Data in Cyber Security at International Conference
31 March 2016
Core44, Room C44, Merchiston Campus
7 June 2018
G2, Merchiston Campus
18 June 2017
Core44, room 44, Merchiston Campus
7 June 2017
21 April 2016
17 February 2016
16 January 2016