Esteban-Altabella, J., McDougall, J., Colomer-Mendoza, F., Gallardo, A. & Edo-Alcon, N. (2017). Review and application of a settlement model for landfills. In International Waste and Landfill Symposium ProceedingsISBN 978-88-6265-010-6
The geotechnical behavior and settlement in landfills has been changing for many years. This behavior in fact depends on many factors and, therefore, making forecasts is compl...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (in press). Exploring information literacy through the lens of Activity Theory. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Information LiteracyISBN n/a
Activity Theory (AT) is presented as a framework for explaining Information Literacy (IL) as a technologically mediated social practice. This is achieved in the context of a s...
Whitecross, R. & Lindsay, C. (2017). Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings. Edinburgh: Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
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...
Scottish Funding Council
This project aims to review an assess existing remote sensing technologies in order to improve and adapt technologies currently used in other fields to civil engineering applications. The two main aim...
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...
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.
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 ...
Senior Research Fellow
Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and Culture
Dean, Research & Innovation
Pomponi, F. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Reducing Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment: A Research Agenda
In spite of significant global efforts, the International Energy Agency suggests that buildings-related emissions are on track to double by 2050. Whilst operational energy eff...
Li, M., Zhang, H. & Wong, S. H. F. (2016). Using topology optimization technique to determine the optimized layout of steel reinforcing bars in concrete structures. In Herskovits, J. (Ed.). Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Engineering Optimization, 789-798. ISBN 978-85-7650-548-8
1. Abstract This study presents an optimization procedure based on the modified Bi-directional evolutionary structural optimization (BESO) approach to optimize both location a...
Heenan, R. & Moradpoor, N. (2016). Introduction to Security Onion
– Security Onion is a Network Security Manager (NSM) platform that provides multiple Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) including Host IDS (HIDS) and Network IDS (NIDS). Many t...
Heenan, R. & Moradpoor, N. (2016). A survey of Intrusion Detection System technologies
– This paper provides an overview of IDS types and how they work as well as configuration considerations and issues that affect them. Advanced methods of increasing the perfor...
O'Connor, S. (2016). What is REF and is it relevant?. University of Glasgow, UK
Blog: As a doctoral student eager to make the most of my research experience, I am surprised that the Research Excellence Framework (REF) doesn’t really appear anywhere in the...
Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R. & Robertson, P. (in press). The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective
The paper presents a critical analysis of the extant literature pertaining to the networking behaviours of young jobseekers in both offline and online environments. A framewor...
Killick, L., Duff, A., Hall, H. & Deakin, M. (2016). Power to the Population? the population census under review. In ACTIS 2015, 27-34
Many regard the population census as the backbone of national statistics. It is also regarded as a national institution; a data source held in high regard by the academic, pol...
James, K. & Fortheringham, J. (2016). Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship. In Converging Concepts in Global Higher Education Research: Local, national and international Perspectives
Considering a historical perspective that looks briefly at higher education changes influenced by government ideological direction is useful for understanding higher education...
Hutton, P., Taylor, P. J. & Morrison, A. P. (2015). In reply to Adams and colleagues. Psychosis. 7(4). doi:10.1080/17522439.2015.1093017. ISSN 1752-2439
We disagree with the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group’s (CSzG) self-assessment that the problems we identified (Hutton, Wood, Taylor, Irving & Morrison, 2014) in thei...
Plowas, W., Hairstans, R., Bell, T. & Bros Williamson, J. (2015). Understanding the compatibility of UK resource for dowel laminated timber construction
Dowel Laminated Timber (DLT also know as Brettstapel) is a technique of constructing large-scale solid timber panels for use as structural or non-structural elements. The tech...
Esteves, A., Bakker, S., Antle, A., May, A., Warren, J. & Oakley, I. (2015). The ATB Framework: quantifying and classifying epistemic strategies in tangible problem-solving tasks. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, 13-20. doi:10.1145/2677199.2680546. ISBN 978-1-4503-3305-4
In task performance, pragmatic actions refer to behaviors that make direct progress, while epistemic actions involve altering the world so that cognitive processes are faster,...
Dutton, M. (2014). The Economic Impact of the Glasgow Living Wage
• A structural analysis of the the Glasgow economy and labour market
focussing on factors relevant to the payment of the Glasgow Living
• A review of living wage r...
National Institute for Health Research
The impact of parental drug misuse on children and families is a major public health problem . Parental drug misuse is closely associated with poor parenting, poor child development and increased r...
Forestry Commission Scotland
Forestry Commission Scotland have asked us to carry out a short review of solar kiln technology and, specifically, a kiln design proposed by a small Scottish sawmill.
The report is for the public ben...
NHS Health Scotland
The project will take the form of a systematic review of relevant literature to provide an update on the evidence base on the health needs of people with learning disabilities in Scotland since 2004, ...
Oslo School Of Architecture and Design
This one year project will undertake a literature review and physical testing of Scots pine logs and boards. The aim of the project is to develop a predictive model of the knot characteristics of boar...
Natural Environment Research Council
This research will draw on the extensive research undertaken by ESPA projects in a range of ecosystem contexts through
two main areas of work.
The first, supply-driven phase of the research will provi...
Chief Scientists Office
Development of Interventions to reduce patient delay with symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome: identifying optimal content and mode of delivery.
Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) is serious and delay to ...
This proposed process evaluation will evaluate the implementation of ASSIST. It will be conducted over two and a half years and employ qualitative methods (in-depth interviews, paired interviews, mini...
The university will undertake a comprehensive review of the core biometric security software for the desktop enterprise environment including Bio Logon, Bio ID Secure Communications and Bio ID Secure ...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The overall objective of this project is to draw on AHRC-funded research expertise to provide support to the UK
government in the upcoming UN review of the UK's progress towards compliance with the Un...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this project is to carry out a comparative study of the adaptation of destination organisations to their policy and operating environment in Scotland and Denmark with the view of identifyin...
Due to a change in business focus by the client, some anticipated material was not available to the university and so the project was shortened (by 30%) and realigned. A Report was delivered containin...
Fencing Fun Ltd want to develop a digital platform and interactive way to enhance the existing paper log book developed by Fencing Fun. This will illustrate the blade and footwork skills required, al...
There is evidence to suggest that psychological therapie...
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
The review of available literature related to pedestrian accidents indicates that the
occurrence of pedestrian acciden...
Advances in medical technology have led to increasing numbers of people undergoing heart surgery with decreasing ...
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Social Responsibility
Disclosure (CSRD) have received much attention...
Prompted by the increasing number, sophistication and quality of laboratory-grown gemstones; gem...
Tourism makes a major contribution to most economies particularly
developing economies. In developing countrie...
Timber platform frame has evolved as an efficient method of construction for domestic dwellings and
is experiencing continual growth in the UK due to it lending its...
Cement production requires intensive use of natural raw materials and energy. It also
results in emissions to the atmosphere, the most...
German guarantee banks provide guarantees for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that apply for bank loans but cannot provid...
The development of an international financial centre has long been an inte...
Transport policies are developed to manage the social, environmental and economic impacts caused by transportation activity. Inappropriately designed...
The cultural and creative industries face a constantly changing context, characterised by the speed of the development and...
Parking plays an important role in mobility, access and the economic development of
cities; at the same tim...
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...
18 May 2016
The June 2016 issue of Journal of Information Science (volume 42, issue 3) has just been published. This is a special issue of the journal that comprises twelve articles devel...
20 June 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan was invited to present evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee on Cyber Security risks within Health Care in Scotland. He gave evidence on 20 ...
17 May 2016
17 May 2016
Dr Heidi Julien has conducted research into information behaviour for over two decades. This research program has been informed by a rich diversity of models, which have irrit...
07 March 2016
07 March 2016
Professor Hazel Hall has been invited to present at an event which focuses on gender imbalances in education, and in key sectors of the economy.
21 April 2016
21 April 2016
To mark the Queens 90TH birthday I developed a collaborative design project between our product design department and the 6th form art department at Bo’ness Academy. I was inv...
03 May 2016
03 May 2016
The Centre for Social Informatics hosted an ESRC-funded Advanced Training event on behalf of the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS) Doctoral Training Centre (D...
30 June 2016
30 June 2016
Stephen McMurray, Edinburgh Napier University
The significant decrease in student numbers within the Scottish Further Education (FE) College sector is increasin...