Deakin, M., Mora, L. & Reid, A. (2017). Smart specialisation strategies in the post-linear era of research and innovation. In Ketikidis, P. & Solomon, A. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 10th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development, 529-539. ISBN 978-960-9416-11-5
Smart specialisation can be considered an entrepreneurial discovery process which makes it possible to identify where regions can benefit from specialising in specific areas o...
Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M., Urquhart, N. & Wells, S. (in press). Information Diffusion in Multi-Agent Communities. In Conference ProceedingsISBN tbc
Understanding the course of events when newly launched products penetrate a market, and how those products supersede existing dominant products, is crucial. Besides potential ...
Urquhart, E. (2017). The Role of Interactive Technology in the Co-creation of Experience in Scottish Visitor Attractions. In PhD Workshop Research Proposals, 113-118. ISBN 978-88-6101-016-1
As a sector reliant on the creation of memorable experiences, visitor attractions (VAs) have increasingly turned to interactive technology as a platform for engaging and commu...
To develop an academically robust and unique consumer insight tool.
Innovate KTP no. 009884
The Research Funding Council of Norway
The SeaConAZ project represents a holistic perspective on the supply chains of consmables produced in China destined for Norweigan retailers, with references to similar structures pertaining to Swedis...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The focus of this proposal is to better understand how energy is consumed in SMEs through the analysis of real time data
and the development of SME energy management profiles, to study the potential t...
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.
16 February 2017
18 February 2016
18 February 2016
Associate students, joining Edinburgh Napier University in third year can now articulate onto a number of different undergraduate programmes, take part in University coordinat...
Lecturer in Human Geography
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
Paulin, A. & Thuemmler, C. (2016). Dynamic Fine-Grained Access Control in e-Health Using the Secure SQL Server System as an Enabler of the Future Internet. In 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom),, 245-248. doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2016.7749462. ISBN 978-1-5090-3370-6
— This paper describes the use of the Secure SQL Server system (SecSQL) – a system for dynamic fine-grained access control, in the context of e-Health. The system was used in ...
Greenwell, R., Liu, X. & Chalmers, K. (2016). Pricing Ontology for Task-Oriented Cloud Sourcing. In 2016 IEEE 4th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud)doi:10.1109/ficloud.2016.17. ISBN 978-1-5090-4052-0
Cloud computing allows access to computing resources from a number of providers, who offer multiple pricing strategies for selected product characteristics. The service offeri...
Aldawood, S., Fowley, F., Pahl, C., Taibi, D. & Liu, X. (2016). A Coordination-Based Brokerage Architecture for Multi-cloud Resource Markets. In IEEE International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud Workshops (FiCloudW)doi:10.1109/w-ficloud.2016.19. ISBN 978-1-5090-3946-3
With an increasing number of service providers in the cloud market, the competition between these is also increasing. Each provider attempts to attract customers by providing ...
McGee-Lennon, M., Bouamrane, M., Grieve, E., O'Donnell, C., O'Connor, S., Agbakoba, R., …Mair, F. (2016). A Flexible Toolkit for Evaluating Person-Centred Digital Health and Wellness at Scale. In Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare, 105-118. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-41652-6_11. ISBN 978-3-319-41651-9, 978-3-319-41652-6
The Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale (dallas) program was a large-scale, nationwide deployment of digital health and wellbeing products and services in the UK. T...
Flint, T., Turner, P. & Banach, A. (2016). The Ensoulment of Virtual Space Minecraft as a Tool for Engaging With a Sculpture Park. In Read, J. C. & Stenton, P. (Eds.). IDC '16 Proceedings of the The 15th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, 680-683. doi:10.1145/2930674.2938613. ISBN 9781450343138
This is a demonstration of a Minecraft facsimile of
Jupiter Artland, a sculpture park on the outskirts of
Edinburgh. With the cooperation of primary school
children we develop...
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...
Kay, A., Webster, G., Beel, D. E. & Nguyen, H. H. (2015). POWKist: visualising cultural heritage linked datasets
A collaboration between dot.rural at the University of Aberdeen and the iSchool at Northumbria University, POWkist is a pilot-study exploring potential usages of currently ava...
Vones, K. (2014). xCoAx 2015 Computation Communication Aesthetics and X Digital Symbiosis: The Aesthetics and Creation of Stimulus-Reactive Jewellery with Smart Materials and Microelectronics. In Proceedings of the Third Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics and XISBN 978-989-746-066-1
This article explores how smart materials, and in particular thermochromic silicone, can be integrated into a wearable object in combination with microelectronics to create ae...
Macdonald, I. (2014). Mossuril - an international study project
This study examines the student experience of a third sector graphic design project in an international context. Inspired by a Humanist and socially conscious perspective that...
Jan, M. A., Nanda, P., He, X., Tan, Z. & Liu, R. P. (2014). A Robust Authentication Scheme for Observing Resources in the Internet of Things Environment. In 2014 IEEE 13th International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications, 205-211. doi:10.1109/trustcom.2014.31. ISBN 978-1-4799-6513-7
The Internet of Things is a vision that broadens the scope of the internet by incorporating physical objects to identify themselves to the participating entities. This innovat...
Leask, A. & Barron, P. (2014). Engaging with new consumer markets – Museum Events and Generation Y’. In Proceedings of the International Conference Marketing Trends 2014ISBN 978-2-9532811-2-7
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Sotiriadis, S., Petrakis,, E. G. M., Covaci, . S., Zampognaro, P., Georga, E. & Thuemmler, C. (2014). An architecture for designing future internet (fi) applications in sensitive domains: Expressing the software to data paradigm by utilizing hybrid cloud technology. In 13th IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering, 1-6. doi:10.1109/BIBE.2013.6701578. ISBN 9781479931637
The emergency of cloud computing and Generic Enablers (GEs) as the building blocks of Future Internet (FI) applications highlights new requirements in the area of cloud servic...
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...
Gazi Bay in southern Kenya has the potential to become a world-leading centre of excellence in the integration of ecosystem science and community development. Work there, led by scientists from Kenya ...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
Sustainable landscape management in rural areas requires the creation of opportunities that treat landscapes in the context of their historical, cultural and social factors. The growing popularity of ...
Society for Research into Higher Education
The overarching aim of this study is to investigate how universities are preparing IT students for the global labour market. The focus of this study is entrepreneurship which is now given high priorit...
Chief Scientists Office
We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
The findings of this research will contribute to strategies to improve citizen engagement in the democratic process at community level.
Community Councillors are a vital link between local communities...
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%...
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Biology is a visually grounded scientific discipline-from the way data is collected and analysed to the manner in which the results are communicated to others. Traditionally pictures in scientific pub...
The Bay Fish and Chips, (The Bay) has a reputation for sustainability and quality. Not only has the company won several awards for its work, it also has an established social media presence...
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...
An Agenda for New Skills and Jobs’ prioritises equipping people with the right skills for employment. It recognises the crucial role that developing labour market intelligence and skills governance ha...
The company are in the early planning stages of a multi-faceted initiative aimed at engaging with the Scottish/Gaelic diaspora. Over the years, the company’s artistic director has been collecting a ra...
The advancesin communicationa nd computert echnology and the availability
of the Internet have made it possibl...
Listeria monocytogenes is a ubiquitous environmental bacterium which has the potential to cause serious illness and even death a...
The primary aim of my thesis is to better understand police and citizen communication via social media in Scotland. This research is importan...
This thesis provides a comparative analysis of the way contemporary processes of global change...
This thesis sets out a journey which culminates in the development of an analytical framework, the "Organisational C...
This thesis is a critical examination of my own creative practice ...
This study uses an ethnographic approach (participant observation in conjunction with indepth group and individual inte...
16 January 2017
16 January 2017
The Transport Research Institute of Edinburgh Napier University is hosting a seminar on public transport, featuring Nigel Wilson- Professor at MIT, George Lowder-CEO of Transp...
02 May 2017
02 May 2017
The “Academics Online” workshop on Tuesday 2 May, organised by Dr Ivana Rihova and Dr Nathalia Tjandra from the Business School, allowed the 40 participating academics, ECRs a...