Chirambo, G. B. & O'Connor, S. (2016). Pioneering mobile health (mHealth) in Africa: a nurses perspective
Blog: If you visit Malawi, in south-east Africa, you will find a warm, sunny climate and a welcoming, friendly people who are largely based in rural town and communities north...
Powers, S. (2016). The institutional approach for modeling the evolution of human societies. In Proceedings of the Artificial Life Conference 2016doi:10.7551/978-0-262-33936-0-ch011. ISBN 9780262339360
Artificial Life is concerned with understanding the dynamics of human societies. A defining feature of any human society is its institutions. However, defining exactly what an...
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...
The proposed research is a direct response to the European Commission's Active and Healthy Ageing initiative, with an
overarching goal to improve the quality of life of older people. By pursuing 15 di...
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...
Scottish Funding Council
Edinburgh World Heritage is a charity set up with the purpose of protecting and enhancing the historic sites of Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns in keeping with its UNESCO World Heritage status.
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...
17 January 2017
CM2000, Edinburgh Napier University, Digital Health & care Institute (DHI) and East Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership hosted an event in the Scottish Parliament ...
05 December 2016
Programme Leader and Lecturer
Senior Acoustic Consultant
Mowbray, J., Raeside, R., Hall, H. & Robertson, P. (2015). Social networking sites and employment status: an investigation based on Understanding Society data. In IDIMC 2016: Exploring our digital shadow - from data to intelligence, 75-85. ISBN 9781905499526
An analysis is made of secondary data derived from Understanding Society: The UK household longitudinal study (2012) as related to the use of social networking sites (SNSs) am...
Brogan, J. P. & Thuemmler, C. (2014). Specification for Generic Enablers as Software. In 2014 11th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, 129-136. doi:10.1109/itng.2014.51. ISBN 978-1-4799-3187-3
Generic Enablers are a specialism of software engineering. They are components used for providing reusable building blocks that enable the construction of applications for fut...
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2014). Stand-up comedy for researchers. In Daly, I. & Brophy Haney, A. (Eds.). 53 interesting ways to communicate your research, 57-58. ISBN 978-1907076633
Effective researchers need both to conduct high-quality research and to communicate it - to subject specialists, researchers in other fields, research participants, business, ...
Lambert, I., Innes, M., O'Dowd, A., Winton, E. & Blake, J. (2013). Leaving Planet Earth (Follow-on Voucher Project)
SFC FOLLOW-ON VOUCHER
The project was undertaken as a SFC Follow-on Voucher (£40K) alongside a student project with BDes (Hons) Design & Digital Arts (D&DA).James Blake (Centr...
Weaver, M., Albores, P. & Love, D. (2012). A Simulation Conceptual Modelling Procedure for SCM Applications
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to outline a seven-phase simulation conceptual modelling procedure that incorporates existing practice and embeds a process reference mo...
Buchanan, W. J. (2010). Security and forensic computing: introduction to computer security
1 INTRODUCTION 14
1.1 The Industrial and the Information Age 14
1.2 CIA and AAA 15
1.3 Protecting against intruders 16
1.4 Users, systems and data 17
1.5 Security and Forensic...
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X. & Smith, S. (2009). CANDEL: product line based dynamic context management for pervasive applications. In CICIS'10 Proceedings, 209-216. doi:10.1109/CISIS.2010.21. ISBN 978-0-7695-3967-6
In a pervasive environment, it is essential for computing applications to be context-aware. However, one of the major challenges is the establishment of a generic and dynamic ...
Benyon, D., Hook, K. & Nigay, L. (2009). Spaces of interaction. In Proceedings of the 2010 ACM-BCS Visions of Computer Science Conference, 1-7. ISBN 978-1-4503-0192-3
As the world becomes increasingly computationally enabled, so our view of human-computer interaction (HCI) needs to evolve. The proliferation of wireless connectivity and mobi...
McQuaid, R. W. (2009). Employability of Older People
[A Scottish demographic study concerning employability of older people in an aging population.]
McQuaid, R. W. (2008). The employability of older people
The Employability of Older People Workshop was held at Edinburgh Napier University by the Employment Research Institute on 1 July 2009 with 35 attendees. The day was made up o...
Smith, D. (2008). The Mathematical Dog.
Extraordinary Animals Season 2 Episode 1 S2E1
Maggie is a seven-year-old Jack Russell that can do simple mathematical calculations by tapping correct answers using her paw. ...
Graves, J., Buchanan, W. J., Saliou, L. & Old, L. J. (2006). Performance analysis of network based forensic systems for in-line and out-of-line detection and logging. ISBN 1905305206
Network based forensic investigations often rely on data provided by properly configured network- based devices. The logs from interconnected devices such as routers, servers ...
Ayrshire Housing Association
Project: extended monitoring and evaluation of the performance of and user satisfaction with air source heat pump installations in older social housing stock
City of Edinburgh Council
Scottish Older People’s Assembly (SOPA) 2014 Evaluation
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The Climate Change Act 2008 requires a 34% cut in 1990 greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and at least an 80% reduction in emissions by 2050. Residential and commercial buildings account for 25% and 18%...
New ideas are on the way to make healthcare more accurate, more affordable and matching the needs of our changing societies. Demographic changes, progress in technology and in medicine offer options t...
Our proposal will improve and increase the promotion of equality and opportunity for the engagement, participation and development of older people across Scotland to reduce unlawful discrimination, ha...
The significant strength of the LACs role is to work creatively with limited resources to meet the needs of service users. In the current economic climate there is an opportunity to develop the knowl...
A unique coating process has been developed for applications in environmentally challenging environments, in particular for the oil and gas industry. The University will investigate the feasibility of...
Funding: European Commission
Duration: June 2011 - July 2014
Participating Countries: UK, Germany, Poland, Italy, France, Sweden
Research Team (Edinburgh Napier University): Prof. Ron McQuaid, Vanesa ...
Natural Environment Research Council
People living on the coast of East Africa are amongst the World's poorest. They rely heavily on local ecosystems for their livelihoods and security; for example mangrove forests provide them with fire...
The EuroPetition project piloted the implementation of a trans-European Local Authority service providing distributed citizen engagement and interaction with the European Parliament’s PETI Petitions C...
The population of Scotland is expected to age considerably over the next 25 years and as the largest non-working group of the potential labour force is the over 50's, there is a concern that the futur...
This thesis deals with- various aspects of broadband horizontal solar
irradiance. Quality control of measu...
Wind is an important source of renewable energy and is widely available, despite the changing condition. In recent years a...
This thesis presents a socio-technical account of the adoption and development
of Managed Learning Environme...
The ICSSWH (Integrated Collector Storage Solar Water Heater), apart from being the
oldest is also the most economical...
The review of available literature related to pedestrian accidents indicates that the
occurrence of pedestrian acciden...
My main area of research interest is the role of exercise and ageing on vitamin D metabolism. Scotland is identified as a vitamin D deficient nat...
The signifier of ‘depression’, substantiated by dominant therapeutic practices such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and constructed by mainstream ps...
Children and older adults are overrepresented in pedestrian accidents (Department for Transport, 2010a, 2010b). Gaze behaviour is ci...
Decline in supplies of old growth wood coupled with increased demand for structural timber by the construction industry led to creation of engine...
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
Hip fracture is a common, serious and well-defined in...
Increasingly the provision of care for older p...
With the emergence of the lean enterprise and increased global competition, companies should learn to be more proactive in the way they m...
19 May 2016
19 May 2016
Kate Sang and James Richards, Heriot-Watt University
With changes to the organisation of work, governments are giving increasing attention to the extent to which paid ...
04 November 2016
04 November 2016
Works for solo microtonal trumpet with electronics and video performed by Stephen Altoft. Includes world premiere of new work by John Hails.
18 May 2016
18 May 2016
Organised an international conference with speakers from Belgium and Finland, plus clinicians, researchers from the locality and from Edinburgh Napier University.
19 May 2017
19 May 2017
The Employment Research Institute invites you to the Ageing and the Workplace workshop.
The ageing of the population will have a significant impact on ...
21 October 2017
21 October 2017
Panel discussion featuring Dr Tara Thomson (ENU), James Spence, and chaired by Sian Bevan (UNESCO City of Literature Trust), followed by a walking tour with poet Ken Cockburn....