Datta, S., Zekkos, D., Fei, X. & McDougall, J. (in press). Experimental Assessment and Modelling of Coupled Biochemical-Physical-Mechanical Biodegradation Process of a Municipal Solid Waste Sample from Michigan. In Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics, 6. ISBN NA
ABSTRACT: Municipal solid waste (MSW) is biodegradable in landfills under anaerobic conditions. The evolution of the
biochemical, physical and mechanical characteristics of MS...
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...
Alwis, L. S. M., Bustamante, H., Bremer, K., Roth, B., Sun, T. & Grattan, K. T. V. (2017). A pilot study: Evaluation of sensor system design for optical fibre humidity sensors subjected to aggressive air sewer environment. In 2016 IEEE SENSORS,doi:10.1109/icsens.2016.7808482. ISBN 978-1-4799-8287-5
Research has identified that humidity plays a fundamental role on the conversion of hydrogen sulphide into sulphuric acid during corrosion of concrete in gravity sewers and th...
NHS Education Scotland
To develop tools for games developers and publishers that allow the visualisation of patterns of game play, to predict retention and the likelihood of micro purchases.
The Centre for Timber Engineering and Employment Research Institute, Napier University has recently embarked on a new project part-funded by the European Social Fund. The aim is to address the shortag...
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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...
Programme Leader Sport, Exercise and Health Science
Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Assistant Principal, Student Experience
Reader in Marine Sciences / Co-Director of Research, St Abbs Marine Station
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 ...
Clarke, C., Bellino, A., Esteves, A., Velloso, E. & Gellersen, H. (2016). TraceMatch: a computer vision technique for user input by tracing of animated controls. In UbiComp '16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, 298-303. doi:10.1145/2971648.2971714. ISBN 9781450344616
Recent works have explored the concept of movement correlation interfaces, in which moving objects can be selected by matching the movement of the input device to that of the ...
Velloso, E., Wirth, M., Weichel, C., Esteves, A. & Gellersen, H. (2016). AmbiGaze: Direct Control of Ambient Devices by Gaze. In DIS '16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, 812-817. doi:10.1145/2901790.2901867. ISBN 9781450340311
Eye tracking offers many opportunities for direct device control in smart environments, but issues such as the need for calibration and the Midas touch problem make it impract...
Pomponi, F., Piroozfar, P. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Shortcomings of LCA current practice: the risk of mean values
Industrial ecology can potentially become the science of the circular economy as a recent call for papers of the Journal of Industrial Ecology demonstrates. Well known tools i...
Plowas, W., Hairstans, R., Bell, T. & Bros Williamson, J. (2015). Understanding the compatibility of UK resource for dowel laminated timber construction
Dowel Laminated Timber (DLT also know as Brettstapel) is a technique of constructing large-scale solid timber panels for use as structural or non-structural elements. The tech...
Firth, R., Jennings, T., Cochrane, R., Taks, M. & Van de Graaf, P. (2015). Work on the Move: mobile and nomadic working methodologies
‘Work on the move’ is a design, process-driven methodology, which uses multiple locations within an outdoors setting and movement between locations, all of which function as l...
Hetherington, R. (2015). The believability of hyper realistic characters in animated movies. doi:10.1145/2814464.2814478
In a pilot study, participants were asked to watch sets of short movie excerpts featuring performances of a human actor, and 5 animated characters of varying human likeness an...
Meharg, D. & Tizard, J. (2015). Widening access through transition from college to university. In Social Dimension in European Higher Education
Widening access through transition from College to University In Scotland, one strategy for increasing participation at university for people from deprived socio-economic area...
Taylor-Smith, E. (2012). Participation spaces. In Proceedings of Fourth international conference on eParticipation (ePart 2012), 223-230
A wide democratic view of participation and eParticipation informs research centred on citizens’ experiences of participation. Case studies of participation are conceived in t...
Savage, N., Kermani, A. & Zhang, H. (2010). A study of cross-lamination of a multi-component liquid-retaining timber structure. In Cruz, P. J. S. (Ed.). Structures & Architecture, 115-116. doi:10.1201/b10428-53. ISBN 978-0-415-49249-2; 978-1-4398-6297-1
The orthotropic nature of timber creates issues with regards to dimensional stability and strength in most shell/surface structures and i particular in liquid-retaining wooden...
Savage, N., Kermani, A. & Zhang, H. (2010). Optimisation of an oak container. In Proceedings of the 10th World Conference on Timber Engineering
Traditional containers such as barrels, used in the transportation and storage of food and liquid, have been constructed from timber for thousands of years. The design of the ...
Savage, N. & Kermani, A. (2010). Structural Performance of thinned oak containers. In The Future of Quality Control for Wood & Wood Products
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...
Scottish Funding Council
This project aims to review an assess existing remote sensing technologies in order to improve and adapt technologies currently used in other fields to civil engineering applications. The two main aim...
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...
ENU Development Trust
The project will work with a new PhD student who is collecting regular samples of juvenile fish from the Vanga mangrove forest in southern Kenya. The work will focus on two areas:
1) Describing the me...
Digital Health Institute
The focus of the project is to use the new breed of motion sensors which can fully capture the movement of hands and fingers, and use this to create an early stage product to demonstrate how precise h...
Qatar National Research Fund
Analysis of research of pedestrian movement in urban areas
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 ...
To investigate the timber and glulam thermal and moisture impacts to the composite effects, to study the different possibilities of combining the timber and bamboo materials and propose innovative way...
The Employment Research Institute worked on this project to identify how the NHS could improve recruitment and retention through the development of work-life balance practices, achieving equality of a...
The substantial opportunities presented to the IT industry by the ageing population of the developed world have been identified by the Foresight Programme.
Older people currently control over 80% o...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The PEDFLOW (PEDestrian FLOW) project is concerned with the development of a microscopic model of pedestrian movement in a congested urban environment. Autonomous agent technology is utilised to rep...
Customer retention has long been considered an important element in achieving
competitive advantage for business org...
The aim of the project is to investigate the impact of spinal mobilisation therapy in MS pa...
A town planner, faced with the task of designing attractive walking spaces, needs a tool that will allow different designs to b...
The realistic simulation of pedestrian movement is a challenging problem, a large number of individual pedestrians may be included in the s...
Seagrasses form dense and extensive coastal meadows extending from intertidal areas down to 40 m depth worldwide except ...
The ongoing research covers the Architectural design and construction of the humanitarian response...
The applied aspects of my research relate to the preparation and performance of armed forces/service personnel based on fundamental scientific theory...
Migration is a spatial phenomenon and is the movement of the people one of state/country administrative unit to another, alo...
Urban freight transportation (UFT) is concerned with the movement of goods in urban areas such as cities, towns and suburbs...
This research focuses on an analysis of the changes in the Libyan Higher Education Institutions (LHEI...