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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Professor Cherry Wainwright

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Staff

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  1. 24, April, 2014 RGU staff deliver successful training programme in Qatar

    Staff from RGU travelled to the Middle East recently to deliver training to Pharmacy staff in the region.  

  2. 01, April, 2014 Sexual health conference for Afro-Caribbean Diaspora held at RGU

    The free event will be held at the university's Riverside East building in Garthdee on Saturday, April 19  

  3. 28, February, 2014 RGU experts highlight healthy eating at Hazlehead Academy

    Experts from the Institute of Health and Wellbeing Research will deliver a series of workshops throughout the year.  


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