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Robertson, S. (in press). Reframing Scottish Football: Strategy and the short-term nature of the football industry. (Thesis)
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from a business perspective. This research develops a conceptual framework that views profe...
Crawford, D. N. (2016). Between the Cracks: Theme, Screenwriting and Visual Structure. (Thesis)
This research explores the manual approach to screenwriting and finds that the element of theme is not examined with the same analytical focus as other primary elements, plot,...
Martin, W., Michalowski, S., Stavert, J., Ward, A., Ruck Keene, A., Caughey, C., …McGregor, R. (2016). The Essex Autonomy Project Three Jurisdictions Report: towards compliance with CRPD Art. 12 in capacity/incapacity legislation across the UK. United Kingdom: University of Essex - AHRC
Do-It-Yourself networking refers to a conceptual approach to the use of low-cost hardware and wireless technology in deploying local communication networks that can operate independently from the Inte...
MacMillan Cancer Support
People living with and beyond cancer are vulnerable to a number of physical, functional and psychological issues. Undertaking a holistic needs assessment (HNA) is one way to support a structured discu...
To create the ability in Payfont to research and deliver, using Universal Design principles and processes based on BS8878, the optimal secure user experience (UX) in secure transactions
05 February 2016
IntroductionOn the back of four nomination at the Scottish Knowledge Exchange awards [here], Gordon Stuart, director of operations at Informatics Ventures, has also predicted ...
03 May 2016
Professor Hazel Hall has been nominated for election as Director-at-large for the Association for Information Science and Technology. She is one of eight candidates standing f...
04 May 2016
The FOCAS project was rated as Excellent at its final review, after running for three years. The project coordinator was Emma Hart, with Jennifer Willies as Project Manager.
Campus Support Assistant - Technician (Sessional)
University Tutor (Global Online)
Gordon, S. R. (2016). Representations of Feminist and Lesbian Consciousness and the Use of Subversive Strategies in Selected Poetry of Isabella Jane Blagden. (Thesis)
The purpose of this study is to recover and revise the contribution made to women's writing by the English minor novelist and poet, Isabella Jane Blagden (1817-1873), who was ...
Lindsay, C. F. (2016). Lean in Healthcare: An Evaluation of Lean Implementation in NHS Lothian. (Thesis)
The overarching aim of this thesis is to critically evaluate the implementation of Lean in NHS Lothian, a National Health Service (NHS) Health Board in Scotland. Against chall...
McCauley, L. Enhancing energy sustainability in buildings by implementing low carbon refrubishments. (Thesis)
The thesis aimed to investigate the feasibility of enhancing a building’s energy sustainability by implementing low carbon refurbishments. The research focused on the low carb...
Mohamed, A. S. Photogrammetric and Stereo Vision Techniques for Evaluating Material Properties in Timber and Timber-Based Composite Structures. (Thesis)
A fundamental requirement for efficient use of a glulam beam is an accurate knowledge of its mechanical behaviour and the material properties characterising that behaviour. It...
Zhou, J. Organisational Change, Partnership Working and Agenda for Change in the Scottish NHS: A Phenomenological Study. (Thesis)
When the Labour Government won the election in 1997, one of the biggest challenges they faced was restructuring the public sector. This forced the new Government to move the p...
Davies, I. (2016). Sustainable construction timber - Sourcing and specifying local timber
Timber is a versatile and high performance construction material that can be produced in most parts of the UK. Sustainable construction timber has been written to help buildin...
Clayton, S. E. (2016). Tracking, Analysis and Measurement of Pedestrian Trajectories. (Thesis)
Pedestrian movement is unconstrained. For this reason it is not amenable to mathematical modelling in the same way as road trac. Individual pedestrians are notoriously diffi...
Viol, M. (2016). Collective memory and identity narratives at the 20th and 25th anniversary events of the fall of the Berlin Wall. (Thesis)
Acts of commemoration construct narratives of collective memory and identity, shaped by organisers’ agendas. Existing literature presumes that organisers primarily use commemo...
Axon, D. (2016). Exploring the Role of the Stakeholder in Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Cross-sector Collaborations: a Phenomenological Study. (Thesis)
This thesis aims to explore the experiences of those individuals involved in the phenomenon of cross-sector collaborations within the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) global ...
Monios, J., Notteboom, T., Wilmsmeier, G. & Rodrigue, J. (2016). Competition and complementarity between seaports and hinterlands for locating distribution activities
A locational duality in port-related distribution activities is emerging. In some regions, distribution activities have moved from ports to inland locations, driven in part by...
Taylor-Smith, E. Participation Space Studies: a socio-technical exploration of activist and community groups’ use of online and offline spaces to support their work. (Thesis)
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation in the day-to-day activities of local, citizen-led groups, working to improve their communities. The focus is the relationsh...
Hill, M. (2016). Mind the Gap – Financing Decisions in Midcap Firms Financing Strategy and Financing Process in Replacing Standard Mezzanine in Germany. (Thesis)
There is still limited knowledge available on how SME and midcap firms perform financing decisions and on what such a decision is based on. The literature revealed that capita...
Economic and Social Research Council
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
This project will entail a systematic literature review of police methods in visible policing to establish the current evidence base in relation to how these affect public confidence. This review will...
Chief Scientists Office
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted infection in Scotland, and has significant long‐term consequences to reproductive health. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the g...
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
The main goal of this project is to understand the mechanisms responsible for the virulence of food-related yeasts on humans, and to provide tools and recommendations to prevent the release of yeasts ...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Derek Hoy was a Scottish nurse based predominantly in Glasgow who died in 2012. He worked for many years in the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of clinical roles, where he began to experime...
World Olympians Association
The World Olympians Association (WOA), as part of the International Olympic Committee, would like to find out more about the musculoskeletal issues faced by retired athletes. What the main issues are ...
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on the Embryogenesis of Squids, Loligo spp.
Continuous Monitoring of Marine Soundscapes: Assessing Anthropogenic Noise Near Breeding Seabird Colonies
Exposure of early life stage marine invertebrates to playbacks of marine renewable energy device vibration
Exposure of Marine Invertebrate Larvae to Underwater Speaker Playbacks of Noise Pollution Sources in the Field
PhD student Edward Bolger
Higher Education Funding Council for England
The study is led by Blackburn College. We are an identified partner. The purpose of the project is to study staff and student experiences of the design and use of interactive essays and digital disser...
Scottish Funding Council
This project takes a new approach to teaching Mindful-breathing techniques to children aged 4-9.
Diagnosis of anxiety, stress, depression and ADHD in children has seen a significant increase over the...
V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation
The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
Research exchange with the Bielefeld Dialogue Systems group
Medical Research Council
Risks of developing many adult illnesses are set down as we develop in the womb, hence the environment we experience during fetal life needs to be ‘just right’. Understanding how the fetal environmen...
The non-registered assistant workforce in the National Health Service Scotland (NHSS) has ...
This thesis sets out a journey which culminates in the development of an analytical framework, the "Organisational C...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Traffic congestion today is a major problem in almost all of the metropolitan areas of
the world. ...
Despite a growing research base in support of higher order thinking process...
In 2014, the Veterans' Transition Review anticipated that 22,5301 military personnel left the service in 2...
30 June 2016
This week the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) published a series of 24 fact sheets on the ...
15 June 2016
RBS approached Dr Oli Mival, Principal Research Fellow in the Centre fro Interaction Design, to undertake a program of review of their UX activities and methods with the aim o...
25 April 2016
TRI working in collaboration with Dutch consultancy Inno-V have been appointed by the UK’s Urban Transport Group – which represents public bodies responsible for coordinating ...
29 March 2016
The Transport Minister Derek Mackay has commissioned an independent review of the current system of managing the timing and quality of works in the road carried out by utility...
16 June 2016
Simon Powers will deliver a research seminar about his work on the evolution of institutions.
Abstract Economics, artificial life, and agent-based c...
12 May 2016
05 August 2016
In traditional digital forensics, analysts will examine static traces from hard disks, but increasingly the evidence is found within Cloud-based systems, where the trails of e...
07 November 2016
11 November 2016
21 April 2016
Announcement of resultsEmerald and the Indian Academy of Management (IAM) are delighted to offer a research grant for an Indian project in the field of management research.
09 June 2016
Simon Powers will write an article about "defection" (as the term is used in game theory), for the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, edited by To...
23 February 2016