HEALTH at Edinburgh Napier

World-class applied research in Health at Edinburgh Napier includes expertise in human biology; applied science; engineering; computing; rehabilitation science; and medicine. We commit to the highest standards of excellence, integrity and ethics to provide the best care for all. Our research findings are translated into clinical practice, patient care and policy impact and through establishing the Mountain Bike Innovation Centre, we are attracting inward investment and supporting economic regeneration in local communities.

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Creating a Global Destination.

Our research has led to Scotland becoming one of the top mountain biking destinations in the world. The town of Innerleithen in the Scottish borders is now a hotspot for mountain biking enthusiasts, attracting around 300,000 visitors every year.

A Hub for Mountain Biking Innovation.

The Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland, a partnership between Edinburgh Napier, Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Cycling, is based in Glentress, near Innerleithen. It is the world’s first centre for open innovation in the mountain bike industry and helps businesses access consumers and tap into academic expertise.

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Breaking New Ground In Healthcare

Our areas of research include e-health, immunology and infection, learning disabilities, mental health, and physical health recovery. This includes ground-breaking research into the efficacy of using telemonitoring to measure blood pressure and cut the rate of heart attacks.

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Through a partnership with South of Scotland Enterprise and Edinburgh Napier, we will add higher value jobs into the local area and really create a cluster of businesses driven by enterprise and academic support.
Ed Shoote, Borderlands MTB Project Lead