Senior Associate Research Fellow
Taylor, M. & Dalton, A. (2017). Bad vibrations for cyclists in the city. Scotland on Sunday
Article published on risk of nerve damage associated with poor cycling infrastructure in the City of Edinburgh. Research collaboration with Professor Chris Oliver (Edinburgh ...
Vettese, S. (2017). 3D printable recycled textiles : material innovation and a resurrection of the forgotten ‘shoddy’ industry. In Loughborough University Textile Design Research Group INTERSECTIONS Conference 2017ISBN not known
This paper will disseminate an interdisciplinary project, undertaken at Edinburgh Napier University between the Design and Advanced Materials. Several 3D printable materials a...
Pitt, J. & Hart, E. (in press). For Flux Sake: The Confluence of Socially- and Biologically-Inspired Computing for Engineering Change in Open Systems. In tbaISBN tba
This position paper is concerned with the challenge of engineering multi-scale and long-lasting systems, whose operation is regulated by sets of mutually-agreed, conventional ...
Society for Research into Higher Education
Teaching-focused academics in UK Life Science departments may experience anxiety about their continued ability to teach undergraduates at Honours level, and postgraduates at Masters and doctoral level...
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
Research exchange with the Bielefeld Dialogue Systems group
British Council "Mobility Grant for Leadership Development Project". Funds visit by 6 persons from Ukraine to Edinburgh to seek potential collaborations in education and work based learning.
09 June 2016
Simon Powers will write an article about "defection" (as the term is used in game theory), for the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, edited by To...
15 July 2017
17 February 2017
Zero Hour Lecturer
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networks
Senior Lecturer T&R
Flint, T. & Hood, B. (in press). Eidolon360 – a VR Experience. In Proceedings of BHCI 2017ISBN Tbc
Flint, T. & Dylan, T. H. (in press). Aide Memoire. In Proceedings of BHCI 2017ISBN Tbc
Urquhart, N. & Hart, E. (in press). Creating optimised employee travel plans. In TBCISBN TBC
The routing of employees who provide services such as home health or social care is a complex problem. When sending an employee between two addresses , there may exist more th...
Binyamin, S., Rutter, M. J. & Smith, S. (2017). Factors Influencing the Students’ Use of Learning Management Systems: A Case Study of King Abdulaziz University. In n/a, 289 - 297. ISBN n/a
Abstract: The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) has been one of the most popular models in explaining the acceptance of technologies and employed empirically in various studie...
Flint, T. (in press). Appropriating Affordances. Three Practice Based Explorations. In Proceedings of BHCI 2017ISBN tbc
Affordance and Appropriation are related. An effective way of examining these phenomena is through practice. This paper discusses practice based exploration of affordance in t...
Urquhart, N. (2017). Combining Parallel Coordinates with Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms in a Real-World Optimisation Problem. In GECCO ’17 Companion, Bdoi:10.1145/3067695.3082485. ISBN 978-1-4503-4939-0
Optimisation problems based upon real-world instances often contain many objectives. Many existing Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm techniques return a set of solutions ...
Martí, L., Segredo, E., Sánchez-Pi, N. & Hart, E. (2016). Impact of selection methods on the diversity of many-objective Pareto set approximations. In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems
Selection methods are a key component of all multi-objective and, consequently, many-objective optimisation evolutionary algorithms. They must perform two main tasks simultane...
Alsnousi, E., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I. & Eshaftri, M. (in press). A New Weight based Rotating Clustering Scheme for WSNs. In Proceedings of ISNCC-2017 WMCN
Although energy efficiency in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) has been investigated widely, it is still a challenging dilemma. Clustering mechanisms are among the most widely ...
Urquhart, N. & Fonzone, A. (in press). Evolving Solution Choice and Decision Support for a Real-World Optimisation Problem. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2017doi:10.1145/3071178.3071207. ISBN 978-1-4503-4920-8/
Agencies who provide social care services typically have to optimise staff allocations and the travel whilst attempting to satisfy conflicting objectives. In such cases it i...
Hart, E., Sim, K., Gardiner, B. & Kamimura, K. (in press). A Hybrid Method for Feature Construction and Selection to Improve Wind-Damage Prediction in the Forestry Sector. In Proceedings of GEcco 2017doi:10.1145/3071178.3071217. ISBN unknown
Catastrophic damage to forests resulting from major storms has resulted in serious timber and financial losses within the sector across Europe in the recent past. Developing r...
Leigl, C. & Weaver, M. (in press). Guidelines for sustainable-value creation within the context of German automotive industry’s strategic carbon crisis management. In N/AISBN tbc
The continuing debate on the global environmental progress through achievement of smarter clean/green-policies, reasoned with the need for carbon-emissions’ reduction/preventi...
Segura, C., Segredo, E. & Miranda, G. (in press). The Importance of the Individual Encoding in Memetic Algorithms with Diversity Control Applied to Large Sudoku Puzzles. In Proceedings of the CEC 2017
In recent years, several memetic algorithms with explicit mechanisms to delay convergence have shown great promise when solving 9x9 Sudoku puzzles. This paper analyzes and ext...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Derek Hoy was a Scottish nurse based predominantly in Glasgow who died in 2012. He worked for many years in the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of clinical roles, where he began to experime...
Improving breastfeeding outcomes is an international and national priority for infant and maternal health. However, breastfeeding rates in Scotland are amongst the lowest in Europe and the duration o...
This event aims to inspire women into cybersecurity roles by bringing together the cyber women from across the UK in the form of a poster competition. The event will be held in collaboration with Edin...
Gazi Bay in southern Kenya has the potential to become a world-leading centre of excellence in the integration of ecosystem science and community development. Work there, led by scientists from Kenya ...
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...
The proposed research project seeks to examine the ways colony-based photographers represented and celebrated the success of the colonial-based enterprises in Southeast Asian at the turn of the 20th c...
The overarching aim of this study is to investigate how universities are preparing IT students for the global labour market. The focus of this study is entrepreneurship which is now given high priorit...
Chief Scientists Office
We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
RSE Visiting Fellowship application for Alexandra Peat, Franklin University Switzerland.
The main objective of the Fellowship is to pursue research on the 1938 British Empire Exhibition in Glasgow an...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
This collaborative project with University of Edinburgh, will focus on the design and development of an interface, which will be accessible online, via mobile phones and tablets, and via large touchsc...
Arthritis Research UK
This is an Arthritis research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis funded research project collaboration between the University of Nottingham (lead) and Edinburgh Napier University. The s...
Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity
Project transfer in from Stirling University. To develop an acceptable and feasible breast pump incentive intervention for future testing in a trial. To describe NHS and voluntary sector breast pump p...
The work presented in this thesis concerns the problem of timetabling at universities – particularly course-timetabling, and examines the various ways i...
Swarm robotics is a special case within the general field of robotics. The distributed nature makes it...
The field of Digital Forensics has been facing scalability issues for the last 10 years, resulting in huge backlogs for law enforcement agencies, impeding...
Hyper-heuristics (HH) have been described as methodologies that aim to offer “good enough -soon enough - cheap enough” solutions to real world...
Explaining the origin and the evolution of cooperation has been a major challenge i...
The role of technical efficiency and product...
The total fertility rate in Bangladesh declined from 6.3 children per women in 1975 to 3.3 in 1997-1999. This decline of...
The academic research into the relationship between gender, ge...
01 November 2017
05 January 2017
Staff within the Faculty of Informatics at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria plan to establish a Centre for Informatics and Society (CIS) as part of the Universit...
13 March 2017
Professor Hazel Hall is visiting the University of São Paulo, Brazil in the week beginning 13th March 2017 as a guest of of the Departamento de Engenharia de Produção da Polit...
07 December 2016
23 June 2016
Dr Brian Detlor has been appointed Visiting Professor to the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University. This appointment formalises Brian’s long-standing relationship...
05 July 2017
The 31st British Human Computer Interaction Conference was held between the 3rd and 6th July 2017 at the University of Sunderland.
The conference was organised by...
24 November 2016
27 August 2017
19 December 2016
On 30th November 2016 Edinburgh Napier University hosted the 2016 Annual Lecture of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST). The speaker was Professor S...
23 August 2017
In an interview with Inspired Edinburgh in The Victorian Townhouse, Professor Bill Buchanan outlined his career and his university, along with his love of his home city, crypt...
22 August 2017
Zonefox, a spin-out of The Cyber Academy within the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University, officially launched their move into new offices in Edinburgh. They have...
21 April 2016
Announcement of resultsEmerald and the Indian Academy of Management (IAM) are delighted to offer a research grant for an Indian project in the field of management research.