Nick Pilcher

Nick Pilcher

Dr Nick Pilcher

Lecturer

Biography

Dr. Nick Pilcher is a Lecturer in the Business School and current programme leader for the MSc in Intercultural Business Communication. He has taught in Japan, Singapore, Argentina, and in Scotland since 2001.

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Enhancing Student Support in Higher Education: A Subject-Focused Approach

Book
Pilcher, N., & Richards, K. (2022)
Enhancing Student Support in Higher Education: A Subject-Focused Approach. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81724-4
This book is about supporting students in Higher Education using language, and specifically using a combination of written text based linguistic approaches alongside and with ...

Political and technical complexities of electronic toll collection: Lessons from Taiwan

Journal Article
Tseng, P., & Pilcher, N. (2022)
Political and technical complexities of electronic toll collection: Lessons from Taiwan. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 10(1), 444-453. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cstp.2022.01.005
Traditional manual toll collection (MTC) imposes a significant queue length near toll plazas and results in road users delay (travel time loss), administration, fuel consumpti...

Estimating the emissions potential of marine transportation using the Kra Canal

Journal Article
Tseng, P., & Pilcher, N. (2022)
Estimating the emissions potential of marine transportation using the Kra Canal. Maritime Transport Research, 3, 100041. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.martra.2021.100041
The Panama and Suez canals greatly reduced pollutant emissions from shipping through much reduced sailing distances. Another possible future canal is across the Kra isthmus in...

Ethanol-driven building fungus colonisation: “Whisky Black” in urban built environments

Journal Article
Craig, N., Pilcher, N., Forster, A. M., & Kennedy, C. (in press)
Ethanol-driven building fungus colonisation: “Whisky Black” in urban built environments. International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, https://doi.org/10.1108/ijbpa-05-2021-0079
Purpose The spirits industry is a major economic contributor worldwide, often requiring years of maturation in barrels that is associated with significant release of ethanol i...

Scotland’s History of Animation: An Exploratory Account of the Key Figures and Influential Events

Journal Article
Mortimer, J., Pilcher, N., & Richards, K. (2021)
Scotland’s History of Animation: An Exploratory Account of the Key Figures and Influential Events. Animation, 16(3), 190-206. https://doi.org/10.1177/17468477211052598
Scotland’s history of animation is a forgotten past accomplishment in the animation/VFX sector, with key influential animation professionals having had an impact both at home ...

Examining the opportunities and challenges of the Kra Canal: a PESTELE/SWOT analysis

Journal Article
Tseng, P., & Pilcher, N. (in press)
Examining the opportunities and challenges of the Kra Canal: a PESTELE/SWOT analysis. Maritime Business Review, https://doi.org/10.1108/mabr-02-2021-0011
Purpose – Much literature considers future impacts of the Kra Canal on shipping times and on individual countries. In this paper, the authors consider the maritime business po...

Using 'Interculturality' to Increase the Value of ELT in Academic Contexts

Book Chapter
Pilcher, N., & Richards, K. (2021)
Using 'Interculturality' to Increase the Value of ELT in Academic Contexts. In M. Victoria, & C. Sangiamchit (Eds.), Interculturality and the English Language Classroom (263-282). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-76757-0
No abstract available.

Study skills are not the answer to students’ academic woes

Digital Artefact
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2021)
Study skills are not the answer to students’ academic woes. [Blog]

Piracy defense strategies for shipping companies and ships: A mixed empirical approach

Journal Article
Tseng, P., Her, Z., & Pilcher, N. (2021)
Piracy defense strategies for shipping companies and ships: A mixed empirical approach. Maritime Transport Research, 2, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.martra.2021.100020
Piracy attacks constitute a serious threat against which ships must be ready to defend themselves, particularly given the financial, political and logistical challenges involv...

From ‘Text’ to ‘Teapot’ to ‘Tinkerbell’ – Supporting Students in their Subjects

Digital Artefact
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2021)
From ‘Text’ to ‘Teapot’ to ‘Tinkerbell’ – Supporting Students in their Subjects. [Blog]
This #Take5 post is brought to you from Kendall Richards and NIck Pilcher of Edinburgh Napier University – who presented on this topic at the fabulous ScotHELD Winter 2021 Con...

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