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. 06, February, 2015 Volunteers sought for chronic back pain self-management research

    Researchers are looking for participants to help older people with chronic low back pain manage their condition.  

  2. 04, February, 2015 RGU professor to look at failures in care and the role of regulation in nursing and midwifery

    Ian Murray

    Professorial lecture to contextualise failures in care and look at the role of public protection regulation in Nursing and Midwifery.  

  3. 03, February, 2015 Aberdeen residents to give RGU researchers food for thought

    Study will get teeth into eating habits around the city.  


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