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...
Uwagbole, S. O., Buchanan, W. J. & Fan, L. (in press). Applied Machine Learning Predictive Analytics to SQL Injection Attack Detection and Prevention. In Proceedings
The back-end database is pivotal to the storage of the massive size of big data Internet exchanges stemming from cloud-hosted web applications to Internet of Things (IoT) smar...
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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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 Biomedical Science
Assistant Principal, Student Experience
Xie, Y. H., Yang, Z. X. & Barreto, D. (2016). The Influence of Particles’ Aspect Ratio on the Shear Behaviour of Granular Materials. In Springer Proceedings in Physics; Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, 253-264. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-1926-5_29. ISBN 978-981-10-1925-8; 978-981-10-1926-5
The mechanical response of granular material depends both on the material properties (e.g. stiffness, anisotropy, permeability, etc.) and particle geometry (shape, roughness, ...
Marinelli, A. (2016). A combined experimental and numerical study of the pull-out mechanism of threaded titanium bars embedded in marble blocks. In The ECCOMAS Congress 2016 Proceedings, 5207-5218. ISBN 978-618-82844-0-1
The present study describes the first stage of an ongoing research project aiming to investigate the failure mechanisms activated when reinforcing bars are pulled-out from the...
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...
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...
Thuemmler, C., Mueller, J., Covaci, S., Magedanz, T., de Panfilis, S., Jell, T., …Gavras, A. (2013). Applying the software-to-data paradigm in next generation e-health hybrid clouds. In 2013 Tenth International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG),, 459-463. doi:10.1109/itng.2013.77. ISBN 9780769549675
Health care providers have over years continuously rejected Public Cloud technology for understandable concerns regarding privacy and confidentiality. The pick up rate on clou...
Bolton, S., Harkness, M. & Thomson, S. (2011). ROTEM thromboelastometry identifies blood product requirements during major obstetric haemorrhage
Introduction: major obstetric haemorrhage (MOH) is a
significant cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Despite a lack of published evidence, thromboelastometry has been r...
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
Pollock, C., Brown, N., Chalmers, C., Laird, P. & Laybourn, P. (2009). Engaging students in learning: managing retention and reducing attrition.
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2006). firrs DVD: Exploring the science and engineering of wood.
The firrs DVD features over two hours worth of videos about the science and technology of wood and the people involved. It is aimed at young people ages 12-16 and looks at a ...
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...
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 ...
ENU Development Trust
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...
Customer retention has long been considered an important element in achieving
competitive advantage for business org...
The current thesis aimed to explore the novice driver problem from a psychological perspective. The ultimate aim was to e...
This thesis investigates the potential of using wind turbine to offset electricity
demand for dwellings or public building....
Seagrasses form dense and extensive coastal meadows extending from intertidal areas down to 40 m depth worldwide except ...