Vettese, S., Thompson, P. & Allan, D. (2017). A study of the multi generational relationship with making through mediated designing in collaborative, digital environments: implications for learning and open access fabrication. In Cumulus Hong Kong 2016, Cumulus Working Papers, Open Design for E-very-thing, 23 - 30. ISBN 9789526000800
In this paper, the researchers will investigate different ways in which school age, 'generation net' children learn, through non-linear, mediated, collaborative ‘making’ envir...
Buwert, P. (2017). Shepard Fairey’s inauguration posters may define political art in Trump era
The American street artist Shepard Fairey created a poster for Barack Obama’s presidential election campaign. It was 2008 and the simple red, beige and blue stencilled image o...
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 ...
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...
University of Stratchlyde (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre)
This project aims to investigate the first phase to manufacture chemicals from starch waste, namely acetone, butanol, ethanol, succinic acid and/or D-amino acid oxidase. Edinburgh Napier University (E...
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...
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 ...
07 November 2016
30 June 2016
The Cyber Academy and Hutchinson Networks have started a new collaborative project which aims to create a completely virtualized infrastructure which mirrors one that can be s...
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
Leader of Professional Development
Senior Research Fellow
Buchanan, W. J. & Van Deursen, N. (2016). HI-risk: A Method to Analyse Health Information Risk Intelligence. In 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom)doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2016.7749536. ISBN 978-1-5090-3370-6
— Information security threat intelligence is a prevalent topic amongst researchers, long-established IT-vendors and start-ups. The possibilities of Big Data analytics to secu...
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...
Huber, F., Peisl, T., Gedeon, S., Brodie, J. & Sailer, K. (2016). Design Thinking-Based Entrepreneurship Education. In Proceedings of 3E - ECSB Entrepreneurship Education Conference, 42-43
Questions we care about
In recent years, more and more people have started to look to the field of design for inspiring new ways of dealing with innovation challenges. Based o...
Scott, A. J. (2016). Franki Raffles Archive
Franki Raffles (1955-94) was a feminist social documentary photographer.
She was based in Edinburgh but travelled widely, photographing women at work and in their everyday l...
Hart, E. & Sim, K. (2015). Roll Project Bin Packing Benchmark Problems. doi:10.17869/ENU.2015.9364
This document describes two sets of Benchmark Problem Instances for the One Dimensional Bin Packing Problem. The problem instances are supplied as compressed (zipped) SQLITE d...
Lalla-Ruiz, E., Segredo, E., Voss, S., Hart, E. & Paechter, B. (2015). Analysing the performance of migrating birds optimisation approaches for large scale continuous problems. In Parallel Problem Solving from Nature – PPSN XIV, 134-144. ISBN 978-3-319-45823-6; 978-3-319-45822-9
We present novel algorithmic schemes for dealing with large
scale continuous problems. They are based on the recently proposed
population-based meta-heuristics Migrating Birds...
Turnbull, R., Davidson, A., Shearer, N. & Wilson, C. (2015). Cellulose as a Pore Former in Electroless Co-Deposited Anodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. In Proceedings of the 12th EUROPEAN SOFC & SOE FORUMISBN 978-3-905592-21-4
A study was conducted to investigate the feasibility of cellulose as a pore former in the manufacture of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) anodes using Electroless Co-Deposition (E...
Hart, E. & Sim, K. (2015). Roll Project Rich Vehicle Routing benchmark problems. doi:10.17869/ENU.2015.9367
This document describes a large set of Benchmark Problem Instances for the Rich Vehicle Routing Problem. All files are supplied as a single compressed (zipped) archive contain...
Hart, E. & Sim, K. (2015). Roll Project Job Shop scheduling benchmark problems. doi:10.17869/ENU.2015.9365
This document describes two sets of benchmark problem instances for the job shop scheduling problem. Each set of instances is supplied as a compressed (zipped) archive contain...
Ryan, B. (2015). You can’t say politics on the internet?
I have been interested in how governments use the internet to engage with citizens for a few years now. Of course, I’m very late to this party – e-democracy was ‘invented’ ove...
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. (2015). Imposter syndrome – you are not alone!. University of Glasgow, UK
Blog: My sister, who is younger but much wiser than me as she is coming to the end of her PhD, warned me of the sneaky “Imposter Syndrome” that inevitably sets in for any stud...
Scottish Funding Council
The project objectives and scope are (i) to establish a knowledge base of current practice in starter culture use and possible bacteriophage-related issues in the artisanal cheese-making sector in Sco...
Communities and Culture Network + (Hosted by University of Leeds)
A Community of Practice was found supporting the digital engagement practitioners in the neighbouring CCs, and that this is situated within a context of interested non-practitioners who share knowledg...
Focusing on the IT aspects of sound recognition and analysis. The product will be used to monitor the players playing golf shots using a mixture of location, wi-fi and sounds technologies. Through us...
A report for a start-up company on the categories of potential customers, their requirements and expectations, and a rationale for development priorities to ensure maximum commercialisation and moneti...
Sporting Chance Initiative
The nature of sport drives people to improve, develop and better their own performances. To do this effectively means hiring a coach but often there are costs and/or geographical issues in fin...
The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh would like to explore an opportunity to try to attract more visitors to the gardens during the dark winter months. They came up with an idea of setting up possible ...
This follow-on project will continue the relationship between the company and the academic who worked on the original innovation voucher project. New concepts will be created for all the visual elemen...
IIDI and TFI Enterprises Ltd are proud and excited to be working on a project funded by the SFC Innovation Voucher scheme.
The aim of this project is to develop a global video- interpreting...
Method Furniture craft their quality bespoke furniture that is shipped to customers all over the world. To protect the product they hand make basic wooden transportation boxes to keep the products saf...
The Grid Iron Theatre Company is developing an innovative new work to be staged a the Edinburgh International Arena (EICA). The company would like assistance with the development of an initial script...
Medical Research Council
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is common: more than one in 1 in 15 young women has this condition. There are many associated health problems including abnormal periods, miscarriages, infertility, ex...
Funding: European Commission
Duration: October 2009 - October 2012 Participating Countries: UK, Germany, Poland, Italy, France, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium
In the mid-1960s and early 1970s, experimental ...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
Although the starvation or non-growth state is probably the most common physiological state of...
This thesis investigates the potential of using wind turbine to offset electricity
demand for dwellings or public building....
Energy is undoubtedly the driving force at the core of the development of any nation. There
is a direct relation between per capita income and energy consumption. The way this energy
is produced, supp...
Seagrasses form dense and extensive coastal meadows extending from intertidal areas down to 40 m depth worldwide except ...
This research focuses upon measures targeting individuals’ future vehicle purchasing ...
The specification of Internet protocol stack was developed to be as universal as possible, providing various optio...
03 December 2016
Edinburgh is becoming the best city in the World to be into tech.
This week five Edinburgh based companies head to a two-day TechCrunch Disrupt event. Other comp...
25 January 2017
The effects of Brexit on the supply chain of transport professionals to industry is of critical interest to government and the private sector at present. To maintain competi...
26 January 2016
26 January 2016
The MAZI grant application for the EU Horizon2020 CAPS framework was successful and the project started officially on January 1st, 2016.
22 April 2016
22 April 2016
Open for ApplicationsRecruitment is now underway for the 4th year of the Destination Leaders Programme; a transformational investment for you, your business and your destinati...
27 January 2016
27 January 2016
Peter Cruickshank and Bruce Ryan today publish their report on workshops on digital engagement for Community Council and Registered Tenant Organisation members. Key find...