Psychological intervention to alleviate heightened fears of recurrence of cancer patients

Fear of recurrence is a major concern for many cancer patients, as highlighted in a major review by Professor Gerald Humphris and Dr Gozde Ozakinci of the School of Medicine.

February 20, 2015 | Impact

Changing the governance of the credit union sector in Ireland

Conceptual Impact Professor John Wilson’s (School of Management) research has increased understanding of how credit unions have developed in different countries. Such work is especially important in the aftermath of the financial crisis in 2008, as many countries seek to …

December 12, 2014 | Impact

Marine Mammal Conservation: from policy change to bycatch reduction

The research undertaken from 1996 to 2013 by researchers of the Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) of the School of Biology focused on the accurate measurement of marine mammal populations and distributions in UK and EU waters. As a result …

August 5, 2014 | Impact

Blueprint for enhanced longitudinal studies

Longitudinal studies, mostly based on surveys relying on re-interviewing of individuals, have a long history in the UK.

May 1, 2014 | Impact

“Sticking plaster” treatment for skin cancer and acne

A wearable light source that can treat many skin cancers and acne has been invented by Professor Ifor Samuel (School of Physics and Astronomy) working with Professor James Ferguson (Ninewells Hospital, Dundee) in light-emitting-polymers.

March 19, 2014 | Impact

Animal-borne telemetry tags for conservation and weather forecasting

The Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) Instrumentation Group, of the School of Biology, has designed, built and supplied about 400 telemetry tags per year since 2008, resulting in economic benefit to companies in the UK and abroad of over £7M, …

March 10, 2014 | Biology