Environmental & Occupational Health

A theme within the Institute of Health and Wellbeing Research.

EOH LogoOur research employs cutting edge techniques to address health problems that are presented both within the environment and the workplace. Our interests focus on clinical and basic science research into environmental health and physical wellbeing.  Our interests include:

Environmental Health

  • Development of novel semi-synthetic flavonoids against MRSA
  • Triclosan as an antibacterial agent
  • Development of novel antibacterial wound dressings
  • Tracking the diet of the Scottish population in relation to the Scottish Dietary Targets

Occupational Health

  • Use of gait analysis to understand chronic back pain
  • Assessment of tendon properties and adaptation in patients and athletes
  • Self-management of chronic conditions
  • Exercise and physical activity in Physiotherapy,
  • Movement analysis to aid diagnosis & outcome measurement in Physiotherapy
  • Medical evacuation procedures from oil rigs 

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Contact

Professor Cherry Wainwright

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Staff

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  1. 18, September, 2014 Cutting edge midwifery film to be screened at RGU

    Tracy Humphrey

    A new film which examines how modern midwifery could be interfering with critical biological processes wil be screened at Robert Gordon University this weekend.  

  2. 11, July, 2014 Health researchers secure Qatar project funding

    Professor Derek Stewart

    Work has begun to identify the causes of medication errors at a national healthcare provider in the Middle East.  

  3. 24, June, 2014 RGU hosting International Bioscience conference

    Riverside East

    The university is hosting an international research conference which has attracted delegates from around the world.  


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