Reader/ Principal Research Fellow
Dean, Research & Innovation
Pomponi, F. & Inzitari, G. (2017). Zooming in on biomimicry: the potential of tensegrity structures. In PLEA Conference ProceedingsISBN N/A
The foundations of biomimicry lie with the idea that Nature can inspire solutions to complex human problems. Biomimicry in Architecture is a rapidly growing field which also e...
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
No abstract available.
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...
Scottish Funding Council
The company is looking for an innovative means of creating a permanently installed communication system that visually enhances the building, can adaptively communicate and that is sensitive to the sit...
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...
This is a Data Labs project which will investigate Blockchain technology - with Spiritus, the project will be ground-breaking in the implementation of a private blockchain within a large-scale healthc...
12 October 2016
Wednesday 12 October 21.00
Michael Harris plays an organ concert of British and German music of the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, as part of the Musical Wednesdays...
06 April 2016
06 April 2016
Academics and the imposter phenomenon: What is it and how do you address it?
Dr. Holly M. Hutchins, University of Houston
Imposter syndrome was first coi...
Dean of Applied Sciences
Principal & Vice Chancellor
Lecturer Child Health and Cancer Nursing
McKeown, S., Russell, G. & Leimich, P. (in press). Fast Filtering of Known PNG Files Using Early File Features. In Proceedings of the Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and LawISBN not yet known
A common task in digital forensics investigations is to identify known contraband images. This is typically achieved by calculating a cryptographic digest, using hashing algor...
Xie, Y. H., Yang, Z. X. & Barreto, D. (2016). The Influence of Particles’ Aspect Ratio on the Shear Behaviour of Granular Materials. In Springer Proceedings in Physics; Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, 253-264. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-1926-5_29. ISBN 978-981-10-1925-8; 978-981-10-1926-5
The mechanical response of granular material depends both on the material properties (e.g. stiffness, anisotropy, permeability, etc.) and particle geometry (shape, roughness, ...
Pomponi, F. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Benefits and Challenges of Visualising Embodied and Whole Life Carbon of Buildings
Embodied and whole life carbon of buildings are increasingly gaining attention However, embodied carbon calculation is still far from being common practice for sustainability ...
Pomponi, F. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Circular Economy Research in the Built Environment: A Theoretical Contribution
Circular economy is quickly gaining momentum across numerous research fields. The founding principles of circular economies lie in a different perspective on, and management o...
Pomponi, F. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Buildings for the biosphere (and their indoors for the technosphere) - A circular economy view for the construction industry
One of the founding principles of the Circular Economy is to foster the focus on longer-lasting products. Arguably, extremely few products in the present days last as long as ...
Macdonald, I. (2015). Five Go To Mozambique
In 2014 five Graphic Design students went to Mossuril, a remote coastal town in north east Mozambique. They had designed branding and marketing materials for two projects set ...
Buchanan, W. J. (2015). Edinburgh leading world in beating online crime. The Scotsman
Cyber security surges ahead in the capital, says Bill Buchanan As we become more dependent on the internet by the day, the risks around it also increase, especially from cyber...
O'Connor, S. (2014). The political economy of health. 2014 Global Health Forum Taiwan
Blog: Professor Martin McKee, President of the European Public Health Association and Professor of European Public Health at the London School of Tropical Hygiene & Tropical M...
Smyth, M., Trigueiros, P., Helgason, I., Coelho, A., Gallacher, S., Burrows, A., …Penha, R. (2014). Making places: visualization, interaction and experience in urban space (edited focus section). In NordiCHI '14 Proceedings of the 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Fun, Fast, Foundational, 813-816. doi:10.1145/2639189.2654834. ISBN 978-1-4503-2542-4
Preface to the focus section: Making places: visualization, interaction and experience in urban space
Cities are exciting and people continue to be drawn to urban areas beca...
Theodoraki, E., Haija, S. A., Ali-Knight, J., Musinguzi, D., Omar, M., Canduela, J. & Bourne, S. (2013). The Events' Industry In Qatar And Social Behaviour Change Promotion Efforts: Green And Active Living Messaging And Anticipations In Light Of The 2022 Fifa World Cup. In Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference Proceedings:
Qatar's growth, in terms of economic and political influence, is documented extensively in the literature and part of the country's long-term strategy for future development i...
Miranda Manzanares, M., Castro, J., Sagaseta, C., Cañizal, J. & Da Costa, A. (2013). Foundations of embankments with encased Stone columns. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Paris 2013
Stone columns are a common improvement technique for foundations of embankments in soft soils. When the soft soil
does not provide enough lateral support, the columns are enca...
HARRISON, I., KERMANI, A. & MUNIR, S. (2013). "Portal Frame”. A portal frame with header and column connector. 2496577 (A). The UK Patent Office
A portal frame, for example a door or window, comprising at least one header 20, at least a first column 30 and at least one frame connector 50 for rigidly connecting the firs...
Our website evaluated extremely positively among patients, family members and clinicians in NHS Lothian and our model is unquestionably of utility Scotland-wide.The underpinning research and iterative...
SUNRISE will develop, implement, assess and facilitate learning about new, collaborative ways to address common mobility challenges at the neighbourhood level. Towards this aim, 6 cities will foster c...
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...
Evidence-informed recruitment and retention strategies are required to ensure the nursing workforce has sufficient capacity and capability to deliver care to Scotland’s population. Current ...
Royal Academy of Engineering
Structures such as bridges or wind turbines develop loads that have to be transmitted to the ground.
The loads can be static (self-weight) or dynamic (wind, wave or traffic loads) and may be significa...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
InGSoc (Informing the Good Society: New Directions in Information Policy) is a three-year project, funded by an Arts and Humanities Research Council standard grant. The project, whose common thread is...
This project involved developing audio guides for Jupiter Artland. A traditional audio guide was developed, including introductions of the work and discussions from the artists. Alongside this was a...
The developed economies are now considered to be entering the growth phase of
knowledge-based economic activity. Th...
The concept of context-awareness is widely used in mobile and pervasive computing t...
Over the past 30 years, Senior and Advanced Nurse Practitioners (SNPs/...
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Social Responsibility
Disclosure (CSRD) have received much attention...
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...
Component-Based Development (CBD) has been broadly used in software development as it enhances the productivity and reduces t...
The main aim of the project seeks to enhance the resistance of the soil foundation against seismic events with the ...
In the mid-1960s and early 1970s, experimental ...