Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and Culture
Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
Egan, C., Benyon, D. & Thompson, R. (in press). Permaculture as a foundation for sustainable interaction design and UX. In Proceedings of British HCI 2017ISBN tbc
The main objective of this work is to gain an understanding of the relationships between UX and permaculture. This will deliver insights as to how digital media development ca...
Appleton, L., Duff, A. S., Hall, H. & Raeside, R. (in press). Using a longitudinal focus group methodology to measure the value and impact of public libraries. In Conference ProceedingsISBN tbc
There is a general acceptance that public libraries contribute to ‘community’, and at least have the potential to have a very positive impact on civil society. (V...
Chalmers, K., Kerridge, J. & Pedersen, J. B. (2017). Communicating Connected Components: Extending Plug-and-Play to Support Skeletons. In Communicating Process Architectures 2016ISBN 978-0-9934385-1-6
For a number of years, the Communicating Process Architecture (CPA) community have developed languages and runtimes supporting message passing concurrency. For these we always...
SUNRISE will develop, implement, assess and facilitate learning about new, collaborative ways to address common mobility challenges at the neighbourhood level. Towards this aim, 6 cities will foster c...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
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...
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
The findings of this research will contribute to strategies to improve citizen engagement in the democratic process at community level.
Community Councillors are a vital link between local communities...
05 August 2016
In traditional digital forensics, analysts will examine static traces from hard disks, but increasingly the evidence is found within Cloud-based systems, where the trails of e...
20 June 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan was invited to present evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee on Cyber Security risks within Health Care in Scotland. He gave evidence on 20 ...
28 July 2017
The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) is the foremost professional body in transportation planning and engineering, representing over 11,500 members ...
Lecturer of Cybersecurity, Encryption and Networks
Programme Leader and Lecturer
Senior Research Fellow
Leader of Research Information Management
Vettese, S., Thompson, P. & Allan, D. (2017). A study of the multi generational relationship with making through mediated designing in collaborative, digital environments: implications for learning and open access fabrication. In Cumulus Hong Kong 2016, Cumulus Working Papers, Open Design for E-very-thing, 23 - 30. ISBN 9789526000800
In this paper, the researchers will investigate different ways in which school age, 'generation net' children learn, through non-linear, mediated, collaborative ‘making’ envir...
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...
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...
Grigoriadis, N., Bakirtzis, C., Politis, C., Danas, K. & Thuemmler, C. (2016). Health 4.0: The Case of Multiple Sclerosis. In 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom), 100-104. doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2016.7749437. ISBN 978-1-5090-3370-6
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic and variable disease in matters of symptoms, clinical course and outcome. The ultimate goal of currently used drugs and therapeutic strategies ...
O'Connor, S. (2016). Design think your life: how rethinking problems can help address integrated care for people with diabetes
Blog: Design thinking was the hot topic of the integrated care pathways workshop at the European Health Forum Gastein conference today. The interactive 90-minute workshop was...
Vogogias, A., Kennedy, J., Archambault, D., Anne Smith, V. & Currant, H. (2016). MLCut: exploring multi-level cuts in dendrograms for biological data. In Turkay, C. & Ruan Wan, T. (Eds.). Computer Graphics and Visual Computing (CGVC)doi:10.2312/cgvc.20161288. ISBN 978-3-03868-022-2
Choosing a single similarity threshold for cutting dendrograms is not sufficient for performing hierarchical clustering analysis of heterogeneous data sets. In addition, alter...
Goh, K., Boix, D. M., McWhinnie, J. & Smith, G. (2016). Control of rotorcraft landing gear on different ground conditions. In 2016 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA)doi:10.1109/icma.2016.7558557. ISBN 978-1-5090-2396-7
This paper presents an example of a PID controller applied to a 2-dimensional rotorcraft landing gear with two DOF (degrees of freedom), as well as the design of the landing g...
Liuti, A., D'Amico, B. & Pugnale, A. (2016). Building timber gridshells with air: Numerical simulations and technique challenges. In Cruz, P. J. S. (Ed.). Structures and Architecture: Beyond their LimitsISBN 9781138026513
Construction has always been a fascinating and challenging aspect of timber gridshells. So far, only three techniques have successfully been used for the erection of such stru...
Pomponi, F. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Buildings for the biosphere (and their indoors for the technosphere) - A circular economy view for the construction industry
One of the founding principles of the Circular Economy is to foster the focus on longer-lasting products. Arguably, extremely few products in the present days last as long as ...
Huber, F., Peisl, T., Gedeon, S., Brodie, J. & Sailer, K. (2016). Design Thinking-Based Entrepreneurship Education. In Proceedings of 3E - ECSB Entrepreneurship Education Conference, 42-43
Questions we care about
In recent years, more and more people have started to look to the field of design for inspiring new ways of dealing with innovation challenges. Based o...
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...
Whitlock, D., Rickson, J., Humphries, N., Thompson, R. & Tibbett, M. (2015). The influence of coal mine spoil physical properties on the spatial distribution of lichen-rich communities. In Mine Closure 2015: Proceedings of the tenth internation conference on mine closure, 1047. ISBN 9780991790593
Coal mine spoil tips have been recognised as a UK Biodiversity Action Plan habitat owing to the presence of a host of unique flora and fauna assemblages and, in particular, " ...
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...
Chief Scientists Office
Psychiatric emergencies, and episodes of self-harm, accounted for over 30,000 Scottish ambulance call-outs in 2011. The overwhelming majority of these people were taken directly to Emergency Departmen...
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
Given the knowledge, infrastructure and resource that resides within Scotland, there is a real opportunity here to be a key player in the global offsite construction market. The emphasis now is to sca...
We have identified the human cathelicidn LL-37 as having potent direct antiviral activity against human rhinovirus (HRV), together with the capacity to alter death pathways in HRV-infected cells, as a...
Scottish Funding Council
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.
Economic and Social Research Council
Nursing students care for people from very different backgrounds to their own both in placements during undergraduate training and throughout their careers. Caring for patients requires empathy: seein...
The DISTRO network brings together leading laboratories in Visual Computing and 3D Computer Graphics research across Europe with the aim of training a new generation of scientists, technologists, and ...
To analyse the rise, decline, and rise again of Strathpeffer Spa, c.1850-2014. This project will provide insight into the history and development of a distinctive, business-related highland community...
Building on the current success of the Rosyth-Zeebrugge RoRo service, this study is geared towards providing a long-term “concrete” and sustainable Motorway of the Sea (MoS) service between Scotland a...
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...
Capitals Hockey has a solid but small fan base compared to their rivals in Fife. To better understand the reasons for this the company is exploring new ways to gather data about their followers and th...
This project will produce a design of a new feature that will be integrated with the company’s current slug barrier product. The feature will add the ability to automatically water and fertilise crops...
The cultural and creative industries face a constantly changing context, characterised by the speed of the development and...
This thesis provides an ‘insider account’ of the process of making contemporary ‘observational’ documentaries from within...
The review of available literature related to pedestrian accidents indicates that the
occurrence of pedestrian acciden...
The work presented in this thesis concerns the problem of timetabling at universities – particularly course-timetabling, and examines the various ways i...
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodeve...
This thesis investigates effective ways of designing and integrating Interactive
Multimedia (IMM) to facilitate teaching and learning of program...
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure ...
Motorcyclists that have no protective structures while motorcycling as other
The adoption of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in
Least Developed Countr...
Parking plays an important role in mobility, access and the economic development of
cities; at the same tim...
As we move into storing data within a public cloud infrastructure we reduce the defences and must embed security into the data. Along with this we need to fi...
17 May 2016
17 May 2016
Dr Heidi Julien has conducted research into information behaviour for over two decades. This research program has been informed by a rich diversity of models, which have irrit...
01 September 2016
03 September 2016
Organisation of Stream 5: Public Attitudes towards the Welfare State in Europe: Reinventing or Reclaiming? At the 2016 Annual ESPAnet Conference: Re-inventing the welfare stat...
18 March 2016
18 March 2016
Emma Davidson (Edinburgh University)
Using data from the Young People and their Future Selves project, this seminar will explore th...
10 May 2016
10 May 2016
Tackling gender inequality and enhancing opportunities in the labour market continues to be a priority for the Scottish Government. However, gender stereotyping in school and ...
11 January 2017
11 January 2017
Our view of addiction shapes the help we offer.
While Finnish addiction therapists tend to see drinking to excess as intentional, French specialists tend to emphasise t...
20 September 2016
20 September 2016
Timber is a versatile, natural, material with a wide range of properties. When properly understood, responsibly sourced, and produced through modern forestry and manufacturin...
02 May 2017
02 May 2017
The “Academics Online” workshop on Tuesday 2 May, organised by Dr Ivana Rihova and Dr Nathalia Tjandra from the Business School, allowed the 40 participating academics, ECRs a...
12 May 2015
12 May 2015
A total of 35 researchers, early career and established academics from the Business School, the University and other institutions, attended the event, which took place on 12th...
19 May 2016
19 May 2016
Kate Sang and James Richards, Heriot-Watt University
With changes to the organisation of work, governments are giving increasing attention to the extent to which paid ...