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Increased metabolic rate of hauled-out harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) during the molt

Journal Article
Paterson, W. D., Moss, S. E., Ryan, M., Currie, J., McCafferty, D. J., & Thompson, D. (2021)
Increased metabolic rate of hauled-out harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) during the molt. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 94(3), 152-161. https://doi.org/10.1086/713958
Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) live in cold temperate or polar seas and molt annually, renewing their fur over a period of approximately four weeks. Epidermal processes at this...

Historic Environment Scotland Technical Paper 34: Energy consumption and behaviour profiles for eight traditionally built dwellings

Report
Stinson, J., Bros Williamson, J., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. (2020)
Historic Environment Scotland Technical Paper 34: Energy consumption and behaviour profiles for eight traditionally built dwellings. Edinburgh: Historic Environment Scotland
Over the last decade, there has been an increased awareness of the need to improve the energy efficiency and sustainability of Scotland’s building stock and to fulfl obligatio...

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2020

Exhibition / Performance
Brechin, S., & Currie, J. Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2020. [Musical Performance]. Performed at Princes Street Gardens. 31 December 2019 - 1 January 2020. (Unpublished)

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Brechin, S., & Currie, J. Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2020. [Musical Performance]. Performed at Princes Street Gardens. 31 December 2019 - 1 January 2020. (Unpublished
One of the official events at Edinburgh's Hogmanay, this traditional ceilidh dance for thousands is held annually in the West End of West Princes Street Garden under the castl...

Post-disturbance haulout behaviour of harbour seals

Journal Article
Paterson, W. D., Russell, D. J., Wu, G., McConnell, B., Currie, J. I., McCafferty, D. J., & Thompson, D. (2019)
Post-disturbance haulout behaviour of harbour seals. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 29(S1), 144-156. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3092
1. The impact of anthropogenic activity associated with the construction of a proposed tidal turbine on harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) was investigated using controlled distur...

Edinburgh Climate Festival 2019 - Sandy Brechin Band

Exhibition / Performance
Currie, J., & Brechin, S. Edinburgh Climate Festival 2019 - Sandy Brechin Band. 6 July 2019. (Unpublished)

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Currie, J., & Brechin, S. Edinburgh Climate Festival 2019 - Sandy Brechin Band. 6 July 2019. (Unpublished
The Edinburgh Climate Festival is a free, family friendly & community-led event taking place for the first time in the Meadows on Saturday 6th July. It aims at celebrating and...

'Foxy Laddie' - The Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience

Digital Artefact
Currie, J., & Brechin, S. (2019)
'Foxy Laddie' - The Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience

Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK

Journal Article
Saint, R. M., Pomponi, F., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. I. (2019)
Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 172(3), 153-164. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.17.00068
Passive solar systems are often designed primarily with efficiency in mind, and research efforts are concentrated towards gaining an increase in performance. However, due to t...

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2019

Exhibition / Performance
Brechin, S., & Currie, J. Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2019. 31 December 2018 - 31 December 2018

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Brechin, S., & Currie, J. Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2019. 31 December 2018 - 31 December 2018
Experience the best of Scotland at the Ceilidh under the Castle. Whirl or jig, fling or be flung under Edinburgh Castle. Join hands with old friends and new to dance in the Ne...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe - The Sandy Brechin Band

Exhibition / Performance
Brechin, S., & Currie, J. Edinburgh Festival Fringe - The Sandy Brechin Band. 4 August 2018 - 4 August 2018

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Brechin, S., & Currie, J. Edinburgh Festival Fringe - The Sandy Brechin Band. 4 August 2018 - 4 August 2018
The wild man of Scottish accordion is back with his tip-top tunes, frighteningly fast fingering and hilarious hi-jinks and humour, accompanied by his groovin' five-piece band....

Thermal Performance through Heat Retention in Integrated Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters: A Review

Journal Article
Saint, R. M., Garnier, C., Pomponi, F., & Currie, J. (2018)
Thermal Performance through Heat Retention in Integrated Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters: A Review. Energies, 11(6), 1615. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11061615
Solar thermal systems are a long-standing technology that is receiving increased attention, in terms of research and development, due to ambitious climate change targets and t...
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RSE – International Exchange Programme - CNR(Italy)

2021 - 2023
Funds for 4 visits to ITC near Milan, Italy, sharing KE on energy, acoustics and net zero targets for construction
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £3,000

Development of net-zero homes using a digital twinned building performance analysis

2021 - 2025
Edinburgh Napier University is developing together with other consortium members the Edinburgh Home Programme that will demonstrate a new business model based on collaborative procurement, whole-life ...
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £60,000

Phase I: Innovation and commercialisation of homegrown wood fibre insulation

2021 - 2022
A project that seeks to outline the innovation and commercial use of natural fibre insulation products in the UK. It will be based on a gap analysis of products that are currently available from natu...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £38,252

HyHo Silver

2021 - 2021
The objective of the project is to examine the practicality of the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) being able to offer a fuel cell / combined heat and power installation at a local jewellery comp...
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £10,000

CSIC - Edinburgh Home Demonstrator

2020 - 2024
The “Edinburgh Home Demonstrator” (EHD) Programme seeks to demonstrate the time, cost, quality, and carbon improvements in new affordable housing programme through the following projects: 1. Developme...
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £205,411

Early Years Buildings Net-zero energy comparison

2020 - 2020
The work performed in this project will help to clarify the route to net-zero carbon in non-domestic buildings by using building performance evaluation of two as-built examples of early years building...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

North Lands Creative

2019 - 2019
North Lands Creative is the only open access dedicated glass studio in Scotland and one of a very small number in Europe. Sustainability, perceived environmental impact and cost prevent the facility ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,995

HyFive - NorthVet

2019 - 2019
This project would facilitate a feasibility study and energy survey for 4 organisations on Orkney, to explore the possibilities of transferring to a low carbon hydrogen fuelled energy system. The over...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,996

HyFive - SheilaFleet Jewellery

2019 - 2019
This project would facilitate a feasibility study and energy survey for 4 organisations on Orkney, to explore the possibilities of transferring to a low carbon hydrogen fuelled energy system. The over...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,996

HyFive - OrkneyCheese

2019 - 2019
This project would facilitate a feasibility study and energy survey for 4 organisations on Orkney, to explore the possibilities of transferring to a low carbon hydrogen fuelled energy system. The over...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,996

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Integration of domestic ventilation systems with vertical axis wind turbine ventilation technology

2021 - date
Jirayut Sitthipuk | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Julio Bros Williamson

Demonstrating the value of digital twin performance analysis on large scale housing developments in Scotland

2021 - date
Corina Astrid Bagireanu | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Julio Bros Williamson

Historic Building Information Modelling (HBIM): An integrated approach to the conservation and lifecycle management of historic buildings

2020 - date
Tosin Adewale | Director of Studies: Dr Suha Jaradat | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

Retrofit Evaluation of Non Domestic Buildings in Scotland prior to connection to 4th generation district heating

2018 - date
Antoine Reguis | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie

Performance and environmental sustainability assessment of an integrated solar water heater designed for disassembly, under Scottish weather conditions

2016 - date
"In the field of solar thermal technology there a...
Ruth Saint | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Celine Garnier

Enhancing storm surge resilience for coastal habitat: A framework to support sustainable development

2016 - date
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure and coastal develop...
Ms Anitha Karthik | Director of Studies: Dr Luca Mora | Second Supervisor: Prof Sean Smith

Architecture of emergencies in the Middle East: Proposed shelter design criteria

2015 - 2019
The ongoing research covers the Architectural design and construction of the humanitarian response during and after emer...
Miss Lara Alshawawreh | Director of Studies: Prof Sean Smith | Second Supervisor: John Wood

The delusion of innovations? An investigation into micro-level competency barriers to an effective macro-level diffusion of Building Information Modelling in the UK

2015 - date
Melanie Robinson | Director of Studies: Dr Celine Garnier | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

Mass retrofitting of an energy efficient low carbon zone

2015 - date
Tosin Oye | Director of Studies: Prof Mark Deakin | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

Analysis of the effects of aerogel insulation on the thermal performance of existing building envelopes

2013 - 2018
Laurence Carty | Director of Studies: Dr Celine Garnier | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

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