May 2016: Shika Hurrydass voted Most Inspiring Student
Interactive Media Design student, Shika Hurrydass, won the Edinburgh Napier Students’ Association award for Most Inspiring Student from the whole university, as voted for by fellow staff and students. Our Principal, Professor Andrea Nolan, presented Shika with the award on 3rd May 2016.
January 2016: Iris Buunk and Frances Ryan win awards at IDIMC 2016
Centre for Social Informatics PhD students scooped all awards at the International Data and Information Management Conference (IDIMC) 2016. Frances Ryan won the Best Paper award and best PhD student presentation award; Iris Buunk won the Best Poster award. Details and links to papers.
November 2015: Mohamed Eshaftri and Marwa Salayma win Best Paper awards at WSN'15
PhD students Mohamed Eshaftri and Marwa Salayma won Best Paper awards at 4th IEEE International Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks.
Mohamed Eshrafti's paper: A New EnergyEfficient Cluster based Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks. More information.
Marwa Salayma's paper: Battery Aware Beacon Enabled IEEE802.15.4: An Adaptive and Cross-Layer Approach. More information.
July 2015: Ludovic Capelli wins Meterology Prize
The first student to graduate from the new BSc (Hons) Computing Science course in the School of Computing has been awarded this year’s prize from METERology for his honours projec: "An Investigation into Networking and Occam-Pi for Raspberry-Pi Processors". More information.
April 2015: Charley Celice wins in Capture The Flag International CyberSecurity competition
More information and more detail about Tripwire VERT's Cyber Security Capture The Flag Contest.
February 2015: Peter Aaby, Charley Celice, and Christina O'Docherty win University Cipher Challenge
Edinburgh Napier University has been a finalist in each year of the competition, and managed to crack more codes this year than any other university, while creating an innovative cipher. More about the competition and winning entry.