Associate Professor in Festival and Event Management
Innes, M. (2017). The edges of lighting design Research and practice on the fringes. In New Perspectives on the Future of Healthy Light and Lighting in Daily Life, 16-21. ISBN 978-3-940677-61-7
Research and practice on the fringes
If architectural lighting design is contained within a defined circle, then the edges are, at the very least, quite blurred. All kinds of ...
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...
Abreu Esteves, A., Verweij, D., Suraiya, L., Islam, R., Lee, Y. & Oakley, I. (in press). SmoothMoves: smooth pursuits head movements for augmented reality. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software & TechnologyISBN n/a
SmoothMoves is an interaction technique for augmented
reality (AR) based on smooth pursuits head movements. It
works by computing correlations between the movements
Scottish Funding Council
Kirkwall is the capital town of the Orkney Islands. It has a population of around 8,500 people, but Orkney has over 140,000 visitors every year. The majority of visitors are in the summer months and J...
Dunbar Arts Trust is working with the Dunbar SciFest (with 8,500 visitors in 2014, it is possibly the largest primary school science festival in Europe) to develop an annual visual and performance art...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
Academic research into the use of video content for public art projects involving archival research, content preparation & knowledge transfer in preparation for a groundbreaking collaboration between ...
23 August 2017
06 October 2017
Friday 6th October
Edinburgh Methodist Church, Nicholson Square
2-5pm Discussions and talks (free admission)
7:30pm Concert (cello and electronics)
13 December 2016
Professor Hazel Hall served as a judge at the Edinburgh heat of FameLab 2017, held on Thursday 8th December 2016 at Heriot Watt University.
FameLab is a science c...
Programme Leader BDes(Hons) Product Design
Programme Leader and Lecturer
Baudel, M., Rae, M., Fraser, J. & Poole, A. (2017). The expression of the chloride co-transporters NKCC1 and KCC2 is reversed in the penumbra following. In Brain and Neuroscience: BNA 2017 Festival of Neuroscience: Abstract BookISBN n/a
Stroke is one of the major causes of death and disability worldwide. The harm caused by the interruption of blood flow to the brain
unfolds in the subsequent hours and days, s...
Malleson, C., Kosek, M., Klaudiny, M., Huerta, I., Bazin, J., Sorkine-Hornung, A., …Mitchell, K. (2017). Rapid one-shot acquisition of dynamic VR avatars. In IEEE 2017 Virtual Reality (VR)doi:10.1109/vr.2017.7892240. ISBN 978-1-5090-6647-6
We present a system for rapid acquisition of bespoke, animatable, full-body avatars including face texture and shape. A blendshape rig with a skeleton is used as a template fo...
Vones, K. (2017). Crafted Evolution - The creation of the HyperHive Series. In Conference Proceedingsdoi:10.6084/m9.figshare.4746934. ISBN N/A
The following paper describes the conception and creation of the HyperHive Series of interactive pendants. This practice-led research analyses how the recent emergence of term...
Su, S., Smith, S. & McAndrew, S. (2017). Acoustic Hanger. GB 2493005. UK Patent Office
This patent stemmed from research undertaken to investigate the reduction of sound transmission through lightweight floors in apartments. Lightweight floors have commonly been...
Medboe, H., Bares, W., Webster, E., Frost Fadnes, P., Inglis, C., Kahr, M., …Heyman, M. (2017). Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe. In Moir, Z. & Atton, C. (Eds.). Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe - Conference Proceedings, v, vi. ISBN 978-1-78808-706-3
Following popular exposure in France to the proto-jazz of James Reese Europe and his 369th “Harlem Hellfighters” Infantry Regiment during the latter years of WW1, the jazz bug...
Quye, A., Han, J. & Innes, M. (2016). Research on the Chemical and Colour Changes of Historically Important Light-Sensitive Dyestuffs during Accelerated Light Ageing with Filtered Visible Light
Lighting is a key factor for the display and preservation of cultural heritage materials. This research pioneers the chemical investigation of colourants aged by visible light...
Innes, M. (2015). Digital Lighting for the Analogue Museum. In PLDC 2015 ProceedingsISBN 978-3-9811940-3-6
Exhibition lighting in museums and galleries usually strives to render the true nature of the surface of the exhibits. This would normally include using light sources that pro...
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 ...
Gao, S. S. & Zhang, J. (2015). The Motivation and Effectiveness of Adopting EVA® in China’s Central Government-Owned Enterprises. In Proceedings of World Business Research Conference. ISBN 978-1-922069-78-8
China’s central government-owned enterprises (CGOEs) were required to implement Economic Value Added (EVA®) in 2010 as a part of introducing innovative performance evaluation ...
Innes, M. (2015). Presenting cultural heritage in the best light
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...
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...
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...
Heriot Watt University
The project will develop specialised lighting systems appropriate for lighting woven optical fibre, develop lighting capacity as an integrated component, and advance large scale commercial manufacture...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The Internet of Things (IoT), a network of physical objects that can communicate, sense and act in the world, is rapidly expanding and is expected to account for nine billion of inter-connected device...
Fast Fix have a patented design for a construction block that offers highly flexible construction potential in disaster and war zones. Using recyclable plastics would make the product lighter, cheap t...
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.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) would like to create a light show at its Edinburgh Garden during the dark winter months of November and December 2014 that will bring the gardens alive in the...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
World War 1 At Home provides a rich collection of material, enhanced with audio and video clips, that casts new light on what was happening in the UK and Ireland during 1914 to 1918. It highlights the...
The proposed project is to develop a prototype publication with the working title ‘High Ground – a place of wonder, light & the lost’, a study of the Necropolis in Glasgow. The book will be a graphic ...
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...
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 project investigates the relationship between Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells in the context of emergent modernism and literary influence. It will result in a monograph of c200 pages, entitled Conr...
The feasibility study will cover analysis of the use of high efficacy LED’s as a main source of lighting and the most suitable forms and types of LED to be incorporated into low cost lighting fixtures
Seagrasses form dense and extensive coastal meadows extending from intertidal areas down to 40 m depth worldwide except ...
Augmented Reality (AR) aims to extend the physical world through virtual content. To perform such addition in an unnoticeable ...
The United Kingdom Higher Education sector is undergoing a prolonged period of turbulence in its external environment...
This research focuses on an analysis of the changes in the Libyan Higher Education Institutions (LHEI...
The exchange of information between the police and community partner organisations forms a core aspect of...
With an interest in psychopathology and individual differences, my current work...
My PhD research focuses on the lived experience and literary representation of adolescent ...
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...
Children and older adults are overrepresented in pedestrian accidents (Department for Transport, 2010a, 2010b). Gaze behaviour is ci...
"Nanocellulose is a cellulose material that has been deconstructed into a nano-size dimension (10-9 m), equivalent to a thousand times smaller tha...
05 February 2016
05 February 2016
16 August 2017
16 August 2017
CLAW, along with the Development Office, sponsored Jackie Kay's talk at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. A VIP Reception was held before the event and during the tal...
13 February 2017
16 January 2016
16 January 2016
24 March 2017
24 March 2017
From the online publicity and information pages:
The USEC returns to Edinburgh Napier in 2017! Universities of Scotland Events Conference (USEC) is an annual runn...
15 August 2017
15 August 2017
Everyday branded products, from instant coffee to cars, have long been imbued by marketers with human traits as a means of appealing to consumers’ self-image. Indeed an interp...
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....
20 April 2017
21 April 2017
The Biological Visualisation Community's 3rd Annual Meeting takes place at Craiglockhart Campus in Edinburgh on 20th-21st April 2017.
This two day meeting compri...
08 July 2016
08 July 2016
Eye tracking offers many opportunities for the control of smart spaces and devices. It works hands-free and offers instant control, enabling users to adapt their environment o...