Reader in Immunology & Infection / Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
O 'Dowd, A. (2017). SKiN Designing pseudo-physiology into personal technology devices to create enhanced interactions through visceral signifiers and behaviours
The majority of technology is now personal. Humans, in turn, are expected to and have personal relationships with their devices. The issue is that humans are biological beings...
Romdhani, I., Nabil, D., Medjek, F. & Tandjaoui, D. (in press). Trust-Based Defence Model Against MAC Unfairness Attacks for IoT. In Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Wireless and Mobile CommunicationsISBN na
The vulnerability of IoT networks makes channel
access security a serious problem. The IEEE 802.15.4 MAC
(Media Access Control) layer faces the risk of attacks from
Thuemmler, C. (2017). Accroitre-lefficacite-de-la-prestation-des-soins. http://paperjam.lu/news/accroitre-lefficacite-de-la-prestation-des-soins
Interview on socio-economic background of digital agenda in health.
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...
To design and establish a grant-making and development support platform that connects and aligns the CSR activities of
Scottish Businesses and the real and emerging needs in Scotland and the Third Sec...
The project will develop, implement and evaluate respectful care using a human rights approach to maternity care in Malawi.
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.
Datta, S., Zekkos, D., Fei, X. & McDougall, J. (in press). Experimental Assessment and Modelling of Coupled Biochemical-Physical-Mechanical Biodegradation Process of a Municipal Solid Waste Sample from Michigan. In Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics, 6. ISBN NA
ABSTRACT: Municipal solid waste (MSW) is biodegradable in landfills under anaerobic conditions. The evolution of the
biochemical, physical and mechanical characteristics of MS...
Soufian, M. & Borairi, M. (in press). Genetic Sensor Placement in Active Control of a Robotic Arm. In naISBN na
No abstract available.
Soufian, M. (in press). Adaptive clustering based inclusion and computational intelligence for fed-batch fermentation process control, part 1, modelling. In UnknownISBN Unknown
O’Connor, S. & Hardiker, N. (2017). Derek Hoy: A legacy for Nursing Informatics in Scotland. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 104, 126-127. doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2017.05.010. ISSN 1386-5056
Buchanan, B. (2017). How WannaCry caused global panic but failed to turn much of a profit. https://theconversation.com/how-wannacry-caused-global-panic-but-failed-to-turn-much-of-a-profit-77740
The WannaCry cyber-attack led to panic across the globe, showing just how important it is for organisations to have secure operating systems. This was not even the most sophis...
Romdhani, I., Faiza, M., Tandjaoui, D. & Djedjig, N. (in press). Performance Evaluation of RPL Protocol Under Mobile Sybil Attacks. In International Symposium on Security, Privacy and Trust in Internet of Things (SPTIoT 2017ISBN n/a
In Sybil attacks, a physical adversary takes multiple fabricated or stolen identities to maliciously manipulate the network. These attacks are very harmful for the Internet of...
Egan, C., Benyon, D. & Thompson, R. (in press). Permaculture as a foundation for sustainable interaction design and UX. In Proceedings of British HCI 2017ISBN tbc
The main objective of this work is to gain an understanding of the relationships between UX and permaculture. This will deliver insights as to how digital media development ca...
Durkin, R. (2017). What I discovered inside Edinburgh’s museum of musical instruments. https://theconversation.com/what-i-discovered-inside-edinburghs-museum-of-musical-instruments-77495
Duddy, D., Weaver, M. & Stantchev, D. (in press). How does the Beer Distribution Game help us to understand Humanitarian Supply Chains. In n/aISBN n/a
Flint, T. (in press). Appropriating Affordances. Three Practice Based Explorations. In Proceedings of BHCI 2017ISBN tbc
Affordance and Appropriation are related. An effective way of examining these phenomena is through practice. This paper discusses practice based exploration of affordance in t...
Soufian, M., Borairi, M. & Yu, D. (2017). Fault detection observer of a pilot plant papermaking machine. In UnknownISBN Unknown
Appleton, L., Duff, A. S., Hall, H. & Raeside, R. (in press). Using a longitudinal focus group methodology to measure the value and impact of public libraries. In Conference ProceedingsISBN tbc
The report pulled together evidence on the role of transport in the development of the Scottish economy. It particularly sought to identify key issues where existing and potential academic research co...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes
SMART NETS aims at enabling a significant improvement of the international state-of-the-art in real-time network-wide urban traffic control via application, demonstration, and comparative evaluation o...
City of Edinburgh Council
To build and infra-red detector system that can count people as they move around the urban environment. In particular we wish to evaluate measures for the vitality and viability of urban areas.
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Taxonomy has been described as “the science of documenting biodiversity”, which involves collecting, naming, describing, identifying and classifying specimens of organisms. Descriptions are the fundam...
The EDEN project grew out of the rationale that online information on decision-making leads to greater transparency in governance, as a pre-requisite for online consultation and participation.
Scottish Funding Council
Information and Communication Technologies have the capacity to transcend organisational boundaries and allow work to be done in new ways on a distributed basis (both co-localisation and de-localisati...
To establish a user-centred design and development process to obtain an optimum level of usability across the product range.
Modelling Secondary Settlement in Landfills
The project made significant advances in discovering new automated methods for combining heuristics to solve bin-packing problems, outperforming results obtained by any individual heuristic.
The Scottish Parliament accepted its first electronic petition from the ITC's electronic petitioning system.
The ITC (now part of the Centre for Social Informatics) worked with the Scottish Parliame...
Metaheuristics are widely used to solve important practical combinatorial optimization problems. But the how and why they work effectively for specific problems and for others not, remains a mystery. ...
The EvoNet series of conferences continue to be run annually by Jennifer Willies through the Institute of Informatics & Digital Innovation.
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) is a common walking di...
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