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Methodological Issues and Challenges in Researching Transculturally

Book
Victoria, M. (Ed.)
(2022). Methodological Issues and Challenges in Researching Transculturally. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
This book sheds light on the ‘unseen’ challenges encountered by qualitative researchers before, during and long after conducting their study. These issues, often shrouded in m...

Agents for change: Reimagining emancipatory career guidance practices in Scotland

Journal Article
Meldrum, S. (2022)
Agents for change: Reimagining emancipatory career guidance practices in Scotland. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 49(1), 41-49. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.4907
This article explores how individual and group work models of career development practice could be adapted and redesigned to be more effective at empowering people to overcome...

GC Insights: Diversifying the geosciences in higher education: a manifesto for change

Journal Article
Hall, C. A., Illingworth, S., Mohadjer, S., Roxy, M. K., Poku, C., Otu-Larbi, F., …Morales, J. (2022)
GC Insights: Diversifying the geosciences in higher education: a manifesto for change. Geoscience Communication, 5(3), 275-280. https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-5-275-2022
There is still a significant lack of diversity and equity in geoscience education, even after decades of work and widespread calls for improvement and action. We join fellow c...

Direct entrants as route guides to the higher education landscape

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., Meharg, D., & Fabian, K. (in press)
Direct entrants as route guides to the higher education landscape. In SRHE International Conference 2022
Students who study for an HND at further education college and then join the university directly into the 3 rd year of their honours degree are a valuable segment of our acade...

Apprentices' longitudinal perspectives of the tripartite collaboration at the heart of degree apprenticeships

Presentation / Conference
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, S., & Fabian, K. (2022, September)
Apprentices' longitudinal perspectives of the tripartite collaboration at the heart of degree apprenticeships. Paper presented at Organisational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities, OLKC 2022, Trollhättan, Sweden
Purpose: In degree apprenticeships, the tripartite collaboration between the apprentice, the employer, and the university is key to success. As the apprentices are at the cent...

Ontology-Based Linked Data to Support Decision Making within Universities

Journal Article
Ashour, G., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Alghazzawi, D. (2022)
Ontology-Based Linked Data to Support Decision Making within Universities. Mathematics, 10(17), Article 3148. https://doi.org/10.3390/math10173148
In recent years, educational institutions worked hard to automate their work using more trending technologies that prove the success in supporting decision-making processes. M...

Participant-centred planning framework for effective gender balance activities in tech

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., Barnett, C., Smith, S., Barr, M., & Shankland, C. (2022)
Participant-centred planning framework for effective gender balance activities in tech. In UKICER '22: Proceedings of the 2022 Conference on United Kingdom & Ireland Computing Education Research. https://doi.org/10.1145/3555009.3555016
The gender imbalance in the tech industry [21], mirrored in computing education [13], is problematic in terms of providing appropriate products and services for the whole popu...

Gender and placemaking: talking to women about clean air and sustainable urban environments in changing cities

Journal Article
Loroño-Leturiondo, M., & Illingworth, S. (in press)
Gender and placemaking: talking to women about clean air and sustainable urban environments in changing cities. Journal of Place Management and Development, https://doi.org/10.1108/jpmd-04-2021-0035
Purpose This purpose of this study is to explore the voices of women in conceptualizing a city with clean air, and how this relates to urban structural changes being made more...

Making our way through multilingualism – reflexivity and decision-making of language students

Thesis
Ratz, S. (2022)
Making our way through multilingualism – reflexivity and decision-making of language students. (Thesis). London Metropolitan University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2928619
This thesis investigates reflexivity and decision-making of language students by examining the interplay between what students care about (their multilingual ‘concerns’), and ...

From Sighthill to the Superbowl? Young Napier Knights make moves in American football

Other
Laird, P. (2022)
From Sighthill to the Superbowl? Young Napier Knights make moves in American football. [News blog]. Edinburgh
Edinburgh Napier Knights, the university’s American football team, is celebrating the achievement of breakthrough quarterback Cameron Dunn - one of several young players who a...
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Global Film Industry, International cultural heritage and public engagement – A Panel Discussion by UNESCO Cities of Film Network Officials/Researchers

2022 - 2022
This panel discussion explores the relationship between international cultural heritage/public engagement and research and creative practice with panel speakers from UNESCO Cities of Film Network.
Funder: University of Glasgow

Let's Play Wester Hailes: Community Produced Video Games of Edinburgh

2021 - 2022
This project aims to engage children and young people with the computer games industry. Working with WHALE Arts we will build games and upload them onto bespoke arcade machines. The games created wi...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £25,708

Measuring Quality in Initial Teacher Education

2020 - 2022
The MQuITE project seeks to involve all stakeholders in the development of a contextually appropriate means of measuring quality in initial teacher education in Scotland. It engages with both literatu...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £611

How are we positioning apprenticeships? A critical analysis of job adverts for degree apprentices

2020 - 2021
The introduction of the degree apprenticeship presents opportunities for students to pursue a degree while working in paid positions relevant to their studies. Within this model, employers take an act...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £4,999

Innovation voucher Gamification

2019 - 2019
The project will produce recommendations for the application of gamification to the training product, informed by the company context, with a design led by the latest academic research in gamification...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,959

Secondary Glazing SME support

2018 - 2019
The project is designed to reduce material wastage, develop new surveying, and installation processes and develop a suite of new products (or sub-product types) that can be more readily applied to a s...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

How can we direct military veteran’s spouses to the most appropriate welfare organisations for their needs?

2018 - 2018
Undergrad vacation scholarship. Study includes online survey of spouses experiences of seeking help with issues arising from military service of partner, and levels of success and critique. Also a sys...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £2,500

Ocean Plastic: Developing a Model for localised Remanufacturing

2018 - 2019
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,988

An Exploratory Study of Designing and Developing a Core Physiology Curriculum for Pre-registration Nursing Education

2017 - 2019
This project aims to inform the creation of a discipline specific physiology core curriculum that is agreed by stakeholder groups vested in nursing and physiology education to clarify relevant physiol...
Funder: The Physiological Society | Value: £3,580

Supporting Recovery Through Integration: What Works? What Doesn’t?

2017 - 2017
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £703

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Illuminating the importance of craftsmanship in compassionate caring and facilitating its development in student nurses

2020 - 2021
This thesis provides a critical reflection on my original contributions to knowle...
Dr Liz Adamson | Director of Studies: Prof Kay Sambell | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

Beyond numbers and tasks: An ethnographic study exploring the work of district nursing teams and the impact this has on patients, carers, families and communities

2019 - date
Bruce Harper-McDonald | Director of Studies: Dr Janet Hanley | Second Supervisor: Dr Carol Gray Brunton

Research grounded support of student learning in Higher Education: The importance of dialogue and subject embedded, contextualised language and content

2017 - 2018
Dr Kendall Richards | Director of Studies: Dr Colin Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof Sally Smith

'A journey that motivates': Discovering the associate student experience

2015 - 2022
Dr Debbie Meharg | Director of Studies: Ms Alison Varey | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

An investigation of university and employer perceptions of barriers and enablers of work based learning (WBL) partnerships in the tourism sector in Scotland

2015 - 2020
An investigation of perceptions of work base...
Dr Lynn Waterston | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Dr Matthew Dutton

An investigation into the assessment of wound infection in Scotland

2015 - date
Ailsa Sharp | Director of Studies: Dr Janet Hanley | Second Supervisor: Dr Clare Taylor

The role of interactive technology in the co-creation of experience in Scottish visitor attractions

2014 - 2019
" As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...
Dr Ellis Urquhart | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Dr Ivana Rihova

Journey into Higher Education: A study of postgraduate Indian students' experiences, as they make the educational journey, to a new teaching and learning environment in the UK

2014 - 2020
Dr Pauline Gordon | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Lynch | Second Supervisor: Dr Gerardine Matthews-Smith

Assessing and addressing unmet needs in people affected by brain tumours

2013 - 2022
Dr Janyne Afseth | Director of Studies: Prof Lis Neubeck | Second Supervisor: Dr Carol Gray Brunton

Achieving service co-ordination in labour market activation : the influence of effective governance

2012 - 2017
Dr Vanesa Fuertes | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Dr Valerie Egdell
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Dr Timothy Olawumi was a resource person at WAiC Webinar

27 September 2022
Dr Timothy Olawumi was invited as a guest speaker/resource person at a Webinar hosted by Women Academics in Construction (WAiC) on September 27, 2022. Title: Getting Published in High Impact Journals...

Dr Zack Moir Elected to the Board of Directors of the Prestigious Association for Popular Music Education

27 June 2019
Dr Zack Moir from Music has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Popular Music Education, which is an international organisation with a mission to promote and advance...

University Academic Publishes New Edited Volume on Popular Music Education

4 April 2019
Dr Zack Moir, lecturer in music, has just published his new edited volume ’The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices’, which features chapters from three other mem...

Music students take on trans-atlantic music composition project with students in New Jersey

28 January 2019
Zack Moir and Bryden Stillie from music have, in collaboration with Andy Krikun from Bergen Community College in New Jersey, USA, launched an international songwriting/composition project. Each of the...

Student nurses stage play on woman in mental health crisis

3 November 2017
Student nurses at Edinburgh Napier University are staging a play based on the traumatic experiences of a young woman in mental health crisis to highlight the importance of bringing health and social c...

Lecturer in Music is Editor of Recently 'Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education'

24 January 2017
Dr Zack Moir from music is one of the editors of the recently published 'Routledge Research Handbook of Popular Music Education', which is a new edited volume containing contributions from a wide rang...

Visiting Fellow, Professor Ganesan Kannbiran and Sally Smith win funding for business incubator study

21 April 2016
Visiting Fellow, Professor Ganesan Kannbiran and Sally Smith win funding for business incubator study