Associate Professor of Immunology & Infection / Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
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...
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...
Pomponi, F. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Double Skin Façades: Life Cycle Study of a Versatile Technology for the Sustainable Refurbishment of Non-Domestic Buildings. In Proceedings of the CESB16ISBN 978-80-271-0148-8
Nearly half of the non-domestic building stock in central Europe was constructed between 1961-1 990. Partly due to the technical lifespan of façades and building components, m...
British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
The project will measure circulating white blood cells and progenitor cells in response to an extreme exercise running bout/event/ We will also be quantifying upper respiratory tract symptoms.
Scottish Funding Council
The development of an integrated product which scans data on remote sites, and then integrates into a central data site.
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The AHRC Image Gallery is designed to highlight the rich possibilities of the digital image, its central place in the arts and humanities and as a showcase for the work and talents of the arts and hum...
17 February 2017
24 November 2016
12 October 2016
Wednesday 12 October 21.00
Michael Harris plays an organ concert of British and German music of the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, as part of the Musical Wednesdays...
Senior Research Fellow
Associate Professor, Applied Social Sciences
Dean of Applied Sciences
Associate Professor of audio Engineering
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
Nadimi, S., Fonseca, J., Taylor, R. N. & Barreto, D. (2016). Revisiting the particle size effects in centrifuge modelling. In Escoffier, S., Blanc, M., Bretschneider, A. & Thorel, L. (Eds.). EUROFUGE 2016, 3rd European conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 85-90. ISBN 978-2-85782-716-0, 978-2-85782-717-7
Geotechnical centrifuge modelling provides an opportunity to examine novel and complex events in a well-controlled and repeatable environment. While grain interaction and cont...
O'Connor, S. (2015). Big Data – how to predict our future health and wellbeing. University of Glasgow, UK
Blog: As a fledgling researcher, I heard the term ‘Big Data’ several years ago when it appeared on the cover of New Scientist. It was billed as an exciting new field that was ...
Sim, K. & Hart, E. (2015). A novel heuristic generator for JSSP using a tree-based representation of dispatching rules. doi:10.1145/2739482.2764697. ISBN 978-1-4503-3488-4
A previously described hyper-heuristic framework named
NELLI is adapted for the classic Job Shop Scheduling Problem (JSSP) and used to find ensembles of reusable heuristics th...
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 ...
Smith, A. & Fsadni, A. (2015). Impact of living plants on the indoor air quality in a large modern building. In Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2016, Volume II: Environmental Opportunities and Challenges. Constructing Commitment and Acknowledging Human Experiences, 128-140. ISBN ISBN 978-952-15-3742-4
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of living plants in enhancing the indoor air quality (IAQ) and the general indoor environment within a large modern open-pl...
Sim, K. & Hart, E. (2014). An improved immune inspired hyper-heuristic for combinatorial optimisation problems. In Igel, C. (Ed.). Proceedings of GECCO 2014 (Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference), 121-128. doi:10.1145/2576768.2598241. ISBN 978-1-4503-2662-9
The meta-dynamics of an immune-inspired optimisation sys- tem NELLI are considered. NELLI has previously shown to exhibit good performance when applied to a large set of optim...
Moradpoor, N. (2014). A Semi-Independent Structure for the Architectural Design of the Converged Scenario for Integrated Hybrid PON with Wireless Technologies for Next Generation Broadband Access Networks. In Proceedings of the 2013 2nd International Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications (IWOW)doi:10.1109/IWOW.2013.6777781. ISBN 978-1-4799-1188-2/13
— Optical and wireless technology integration schemes merge the high-speed and high-capacity of the optical networks with the low-cost, wide-coverage and mobility features of ...
Capodieci, N., Hart, E. & Cabri, G. (2013). Idiotypic networks for evolutionary controllers in virtual creatures. In Sayama, H., Rieffel, J., Risi, S., Doursat, R. & Lipson, H. (Eds.). Artificial Life 14: Proceedings of ALife, 14th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, 192-199. doi:10.7551/978-0-262-32621-6-ch032
We propose a novel method for evolving adaptive locomotive strategies for virtual limbless creatures that addresses both functional and non-functional requirements, respective...
Capodieci, N., Hart, E. & Cabri, G. (2013). Artificial Immune System driven evolution in Swarm Chemistry. In Proceedings of IEEE SASO 2014, 40-49. doi:10.1109/SASO.2014.16
Morphogenetic engineering represents an interesting field in which models, frameworks and algorithms can be tested in order to study how self-* properties and emergent behavio...
Anastasiadou, C. & Halkier, H. (2013). From destination management organisations to destination organisations in Scotland and Denmark: multi-level governance versus localism. In Gyimóthy, S., Möckel, M. & Budeanu, A. (Eds.). The Values of Tourism, 111. ISBN N/A
Although a lot of previous research on destination management had focused on the relevance of destination marketing organisations in improving destination competitiveness (Pik...
Crawford, D., Hairstans, R. & Smith, R. E. (2013). Feasibility of cross-laminated timber production from UK Sitka Spruce. ISBN 1 85790 181 9
Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) is an innovative wood product, which can be used for almost all superstructure elements. It is generally produced from kiln dried, fast growing ti...
Capodieci, N., Hart, E. & Cabri, G. (2012). An immune network approach for self-adaptive ensembles of autonomic components: a case study in swarm robotics. In Liò, P., Miglino, O., Nicosia, G., Nolfi, S. & Pavone, M. (Eds.). Advances in Artifical Life, Proceedings of ECAL 2013, 864-871. doi:10.7551/978-0-262-31709-2-ch127
We describe an immune inspired approach to achieve self-expression within an ensemble, i.e. enabling an ensemble of autonomic components to dynamically change their coordinati...
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 project will report on the environmental benefits of the Lifting the Spirit whisky by rail trials. Bulk spirit, normally conveyed by specialist road tankers from Speyside to Central Scotland bottl...
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...
University of Stirling
To develop and implement a new pre-registration graduate nursing programme, central t this support has been a problem solving approach to addressing issues that emerge through the implementation proce...
The aim of MARINA is to develop and validate the Risk Management Methods for Nanomaterials.
To do this, MARINA will address the four central themes for the Risk Assessment and Management of Nanomater...
Taxi Supply Review Edinburgh Waverly is a Consultancy project funded by Central Radio Taxis.
Edinburgh's festivals have traditionally been world renowned for their eclecticism. As their number grew and reach widened the coordination of the festivals became a complex and demanding organisation...
NHS Health Scotland
The Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives (SCHWL) and NHS Health Scotland commissioned an evaluation of the mentally healthy workplaces training programme. This research was conducted in partnersh...
NHS Education Scotland
A critically important project to the medical and nursing profession, Leadership in Compassionate Care, in recognising that patients are central to all nursing practice and it is imperative that their...
WEB.DEP aimed to support the renewal of democracy in the Balkans, as the countries came out of a difficult period and began the process of joining the EU.
To support a culture of transparency and par...
Information society studies has emerged as an important field of interdisciplinary research, illustrated by the success of The Information Society: An International Journal, and the newer British-base...
The study of reading and reception as social phenomena is now central to our understanding of literature, history and culture. It has become an established field within Book History. Scottish Readers ...
This PhD project is to investigate the physiological demands of elite enduro mountain bike racing. Previou...
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease (CD) an...
The topic Addresses the development of novel secrity echanisms for mobile ad hoc networks, inspired by mechanisms apparent in the biological...
The PhD project which I am undertaking is focused on understanding the role of cathelicidins during respiratory viral infection...
Purpose: To investigate the physiological, immunological and psychological response to an intense ...
The study will examine the introduction of the computerisation of crime and intelligence re...
The central aim of this thesis is: to investigate changes in gender equity and equality in Scottis...
Nippostrongylus brasiliensis is a rodent intestinal nematode with ...
German guarantee banks provide guarantees for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that apply for bank loans but cannot provid...
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...
15 April 2016
15 April 2016
The concluding meeting of the InGSoc Project took place on Friday 15 April 2016. The one-day symposium, set in the august surroundings of Merchiston Tower boardroom (wh...