Faculty of Social Sciences

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Help-seeking for substance use and mental health challenges among justice-involved people in Scottish community contexts: An analysis of the influence of social networks
PI: Dr Catriona Connell
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Understanding mental health and substance use service utilisation by people released from prison: A mixed-methods study
PI: Dr Catriona Connell
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

GOALD: Connectivity and Digital Design for Health and Well-being Across Generations, Places and Spaces
PI: Professor Catherine Hennessy
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Welfare access, assets and debts of LGBT+ people in the UK
PI: Dr Peter Matthews
Funded by: The Nuffield Foundation

Drugs Research Network Scotland Phase 2
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Scottish Funding Council

Developing an Intervention to Manage Benzodiazepine Dependence and High Risk Use in the Context of Escalating Drug Related Deaths: A feasibility study
PI: Professor Catriona Matheson
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

ODART : Responder Application Pilot study for the Brave app
PI: Dr Hadi Daneshvar
Funded by: Scottish Government

Digital inclusion for the prevention of drug deaths proposal
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Scottish Government

Improving end of life care: supporting the workforce and reducing hospitalisations through an implementation study in care homes
PI: Professor Liz Forbat
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research

Researching and developing key components of a new Scottish Drug Checking service
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: CORRA Foundation

See beyond, see the lives Scotland
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems

Ambulance Call-Outs to Drug Overdoses in Scotland: Patterns and Practice
PI: Professor Niamh Fitzgerald
Funded by: Scottish Government

Understanding the contextual factors that impact on the effective provision of opiate substitution therapy (OST) and needle and syringe programmes (NSP) in the UK: a multi-method study and realist evaluation of what works, for whom and under what circumstances
PI: Professor Catriona Matheson
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research

The impact of COVID-19 Fear: evidence to inform social, health and economic recovery - a Healthy Ageing In Scotland (HAGIS) study
PI: Dr Elaine Douglas
Funded by: UK Research and Innovation

A System Approach to Exploring Syndemic Health and Social Condition Clustering Among Individuals Who Experience A Drug Related Death: Developmental Work For Co-Produced Interventions
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Water and Fire: Understanding and reducing risk with 15 “Best Bets” for enhancing capacity for transformative adaptation with vulnerable township residents on the Cape Flats in Cape Town, South Africa.
PI: Professor Derek McGhee
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Overdose detection and responder alert technologies: transforming preventative care for those most at risk of drug-related death
PI: Professor Catriona Matheson
Funded by: Scottish Government

Assessing prescription opioid overdose risk (POOR) via a quality improvement process led by Fife Pharmacy and scoping the feasibility of a specific overdose prevention intervention (distribution of and training in administration of intrasnasal take home naloxone) delivered by Community Pharmacists in NHS Fife.
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: NHS Fife

Feasibility and acceptability of an overdose prevention intervention delivered by Community Pharmacists for patients prescribed opioids for chronic non cancer pain
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Funded by: Scottish Government

A meta-ethnography of how children and young people with chronic non-cancer pain and their families experience and understand their condition, pain services and treatments
PI: Dr Emma France
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research

Exploring the utility and safety of benzodiazepine prescribing among people receiving Opiate Replacement Therapy in Scotland: a multicentre retrospective cohort study
PI: Mr Joe Schofield
Funded by: Scottish Government

Interventions to improve prosocial occupational participation for people released from prison: A systematic review
PI: Dr Catriona Connell
Funded by: Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Creating better lives? An Evaluation of the Life Changes Trust
PI: Professor Louise McCabe
Funded by: Life Changes Trust

Living Right Up To The End
PI: Professor Liz Forbat
Funded by: Strathcarron Hospice

How might the ‘Youth in Iceland Model’ for preventing substance use among young people be developed and adapted for use in Dundee, Scotland?
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Society for the Study of Addiction

Perceptions and attitudes of strategic decision-makers and affected families across Scotland towards Drug Consumption Rooms to prevent drug-related deaths
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Funded by: Scottish Government

Exploring The Potential Of Long-Acting Buprenorphine In People Who Use Drugs And Are Homeless
PI: Professor Catriona Matheson
Funded by: Camurus AB

Testing blood oxygen monitoring among people who use drugs to promote awareness of respiratory and cardiac health
PI: Professor Catriona Matheson
Funded by: CORRA Foundation

Domestic Abuse Seminar Series
PI: Professor Jane Callaghan
Funded by: Delegates - Conferences

Understanding the health impacts of social responses to Covid-19 on people who use drugs in Scotland
PI: Professor Catriona Matheson
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Managed alcohol programmes: Implementation of a novel intervention to help prevent infection (Covid-19) for people experiencing alcohol dependency and homelessness
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Covid 19 Rapid Response: Co-design of a carer support app: connecting carers to help prevent infection and improve resilience
PI: Professor Liz Forbat
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Drugs Research Network Scotland (Host)
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Scottish Funding Council

Learning lessons from rapid changes to a UK homeless service in response to Covid-19.
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: The Salvation Army

Harm reduction intervention for severe drug and/or alcohol dependence among people who are homeless
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research

Experiences of Housing First for service users and staff in a Salvation Army service
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: The Salvation Army

Evidence review on homelessness, substance use and metal health
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Health Research Board

Scoping the feasibility and acceptability of Managed Alcohol Programmes for people who are homeless in community-based, third sector services in Scotland.
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Social Isolation and Technology Guidelines Project
PI: Professor Louise McCabe
Funded by: NHS National Services Scotland

Centre for Population Change
PI: Professor Alison Bowes
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Scoping exercise to support bid for project exploring the potential of technolgoy to address social isolation in Scotland
PI: Professor Louise McCabe
Funded by: Scottish Government

The Role of Volunteers in Dementia Care
PI: Dr Vikki McCall
Funded by: Abbeyfield Society

Best practice in the design of residential environments for people with dementia & sight loss - Stage 1
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Funded by: Thomas Pocklington Trust

Exploring satisfaction with personal social care services amongst Pakistani, Bangladeshi and White British people
PI: Professor Alison Bowes
Funded by: National Centre for Social Research

Enabling health and wellbeing among older people: capitalising on resource
PI: Professor Kirstein Rummery
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Demographic Issues, Projections and Trends
PI:
Funded by: Joseph Rowntree Foundation