Environmental & Occupational Health Research Staff

Staff within this theme focus on clinical and basic science research around the topic of environmental health and physical wellbeing.

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IHWR Research Staff

  • Lyndsay Alexander

    Lyndsay Alexander


  • Kay Cooper

    Kay Cooper

    Dr Cooper is a senior lecturer in the School of Health Sciences, an IHWR member, and Deputy Director of the Scottish Centre for Evidence-based, Multi-professional practice, an affiliate centre of the Joanna Briggs Institute. Dr Cooper’s main research interests are low back pain, self-management of chronic musculoskeletal conditions, physiotherapy service delivery, and physical activity.  

  • Emma Hector

    Emma Hector

    Dr Hector is a lecturer in Biomedical Sciences at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences and an IHWR member. Her research interests include understanding the pathogeneses underlying cardiovascular disease, diabetes and the genetic disease cystinosis.  

  • Andrew Lamb

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    Dr Lamb is a reader in Microbiology at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, and an IHWR member. His key research area is in the development and evaluation of novel antimicrobial agents and he has extensive experience in the field of bacteriology.  

  • Colin Macduff

    Colin MacDuff

    Dr. Macduff is currently a Reader in the School of Nursing & Midwifery and also co-ordinates all the research projects within the school.  

  • Kerr Matthews

    Kerr Matthews

    Dr Matthews is a lecturer in Pharmaceutics at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, and an IHWR member. His key research interests lie in drug delivery and formulation science, polymer science and its application in the pharmaceutical industry and wound healing.  

  • Noelle O’Driscoll

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    Noelle is a lecturer at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences.  

  • Vibhu Paudyal

    Dr Vibhu Paudyal

    Dr Paudyal is Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences. His research focus is in the areas of minor ailments management, pharmacovigilance, pharmaceutical public health, the impact of pharmaceutical care interventions; and economic evaluations.  

  • David Robertson

    David Robertson


  • Paul Swinton

    Paul Swinton


  • Colin Thompson

    Colin Thompsom

    Dr Thompson is a lecturer in Surface Chemistry and Drug Delivery at School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences. His research interests lie in the areas of polymer-drug conjugates, Drug micro- and nano-encapsulation, Polyelectrolyte delivery systems and Oral protein delivery.  

  • Antonella Tonna

    Antonella is a lecturer at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences.  

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    1. 20, May, 2015 New volunteers sought for low back pain research

      Health researchers are looking for new volunteers from across the north-east to take part in research to help older people with chronic low back pain manage their condition.  

    2. 12, May, 2015 Team Aberdeen celebrates local ambassadors

      Team Aberdeen recently recognised individuals from the academic and corporate communities on their efforts to bring conferences and events into the local area.  

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