Alasdair Reid

Alasdair Reid

Alasdair Reid

Research Fellow

Biography

Alasdair joined Edinburgh Napier University in 2008 as a researcher specialising in sustainable urban development. He has since been involved in several high-profile research projects including SURegen, CLUE, EXPGOV, Smart Accelerator, Online S3 and Smart Kids, culminating in the publication of several academic papers, books and online literature. Alasdair is also a lecturer within the School of Built Environment. Alasdair holds a first-class honours degree in Estate Management (RICS accredited) and an MSc in City Planning and Regeneration (RTPI accredited). In addition, he holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning, Teaching and Assessment Practice in HE and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Research Areas

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Increasing offsite housing construction in Scotland: An evidence base to support new policy and systems

Report
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Reid, A., Hairstans, R., Duncheva, M., Calcagno, C., …Lang, V. (2020)
Increasing offsite housing construction in Scotland: An evidence base to support new policy and systems. Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, Scottish Enterprise. and the Scottish Government
The purpose of this project is to provide evidence of the potential contribution offsite construction offers to address the challenges faced by the affordable housing sector i...

The current status of smart city research: exposing the division

Book Chapter
Mora, L., Reid, A., & Margarita, A. (2019)
The current status of smart city research: exposing the division. In Smart Cities in the Post-algorithmic Era: Integrating Technologies, Platforms and Governance, (17-35). Edward Elgar Publishing

Smart cities: the metrics of future internet-based developments and the renewable energies of urban and regional innovation

Journal Article
Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Mora, L. (in press)
Smart cities: the metrics of future internet-based developments and the renewable energies of urban and regional innovation. Journal of Urban Technology,
This paper studies smart cities as the metrics of future internet-based developments and the renewable energies of urban and regional innovation. It fills a gap that has opene...

Exploring Current Trends in Scientific Research on Smart Specialisation

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2019)
Exploring Current Trends in Scientific Research on Smart Specialisation. Scienze Regionali-The Italian Journal of Regional Science, 18(3), 397-422. https://doi.org/10.14650/94657
This paper describes current trends in scientific research on Smart Specialisation by answering the following questions: (1) How many scientific publications on Smart Speciali...

Five decades of research on urban poverty: Main research communities, core knowledge producers, and emerging thematic areas

Journal Article
Panori, A., Mora, L., & Reid, A. (2019)
Five decades of research on urban poverty: Main research communities, core knowledge producers, and emerging thematic areas. Journal of Cleaner Production, 237, 117850. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.117850
Urban poverty represents one of the greatest and most urgent challenges that modern society is facing. The criticality of this global issue is represented by a rapidly growing...

How to Overcome the Dichotomous Nature of Smart City Research: Proposed Methodology and Results of a Pilot Study

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Angelidou, M. (2019)
How to Overcome the Dichotomous Nature of Smart City Research: Proposed Methodology and Results of a Pilot Study. Journal of Urban Technology, 26(2), 89-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2018.1525265
Overcoming the dichotomous nature of smart city research is fundamental to providing cities with a clear understanding of how smart city development should be approached. This...

Socio-environmental Health. Exploring risk and resource spaces within urban environments. An interdisciplinary enquiry.

Presentation / Conference
Carnegie, E., Reid, A., Deakin, M., & Inglis, G. (2018, September)
Socio-environmental Health. Exploring risk and resource spaces within urban environments. An interdisciplinary enquiry. Paper presented at Space and Poverty (Salzburg Conference in Interdisciplinary Poverty Research
Regenerative spaces (good for health, environment and the planet) are essential for human flourishing. Findings from previous research suggest an association between spatial p...

Intelligence and co-creation in smart specialisation strategies: towards the next stage of RIS3

Report
Komninos, N., Kakderi, C., Panori, A., Garcia, E., Reid, A., Cvijanović, V., …Mora, L. (2018)
Intelligence and co-creation in smart specialisation strategies: towards the next stage of RIS3. European Commission
The white paper on “Intelligence and Co-creation in Smart Specialisation Strategies” outlines some key conclusions from the Online S3 project, funded under the Horizon 2020 pr...

Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2018)
Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, ISSN 0040-1625
Recent studies reveal a deep-rooted division in research on smart cities, which surfaces as a set of dichotomies that question whether smart city development should be based o...

Combining Co-Citation Clustering and Text-Based Analysis to Reveal the Main Development Paths of Smart Cities

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2019)
Combining Co-Citation Clustering and Text-Based Analysis to Reveal the Main Development Paths of Smart Cities. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 142, 56-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2018.07.019
Bibliometrics is a powerful tool for analyzing knowledge domains and revealing their cognitive-epistemological structure. Different mathematical models and statistical techniq...