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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 (Unpublished)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 (Unpublished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 (Unpublished)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 (Unpublished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...

Numerical and empirical evaluation of a novel building integrated collector storage solar water heater

Journal Article
Garnier, C., Muneer, T., & Currie, J. (2018)
Numerical and empirical evaluation of a novel building integrated collector storage solar water heater. Renewable Energy, 126, 281-295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.03.041
Integrated collector storage is a long established simple low cost solar water heater configuration combining the solar collector with a storage tank into a single unit. Previ...

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018

Exhibition / Performance
Currie, J. Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018. Performed at Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh. 31 December 2017 - 1 January 2018. (Unpublished)

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Currie, J. Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018. Performed at Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh. 31 December 2017 - 1 January 2018. (Unpublished
Headlining through the bells with Kipper Ceilidh (9-piece band) supported by Heilan Crew and the Occasionals http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-4176876...
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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

Hydrogen Powered Distillery for Orkney

2019 - 2019
A recent study undertaken under the Energy Technology Partnership (PJ0208-EUB) identified hydrogen energy solutions for a craft distillery based on the Islands of Orkney. The proposed solution of uti...
Funder: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Value: £44,752

Tenement refurbishment trial

2019 - 2020
Thermal pre & post intervention trial evaluation of tenements in Central belt of Scotland. The trials will document and measure the process of surveying the dwelling, conduct U-value, thermography and...
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £23,316

Holistic Energy and Resource Integration for Distilling

2018 - 2019
Traditionally energy balance in distilling has focused around process function or operation. The intention of this study is to develop a holistic approach; which includes aspects such as availability ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Retrofit Evaluation of Non Domestic Buildings in Scotland prior to 4th Generation Heat Networks

2018 - 2022
The development of a 4th generation smart heating and cooling network is an emerging technology to supply low carbon heat. However, the technology relies on low-temperature flow delivery temperatures ...
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £65,000

Inverted Hydro-generation

2018 - 2018
Inverted hydro-electrical generation concept realisation and proof of concept evaluation.
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £10,000

Orkney Distillery

2018 - 2018
Innovative energy resourcing options for a new build distillery. The project aims to seek an optimal low-carbon design for a new-build distillery, with particular reference to local energy systems an...
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £10,000
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Intertwining the Tangible and Intangible Aspects of Historic Building Information Modelling (HBIM)

2020 - date
Oluwatosin 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 a rectangular integrated solar water heater designed for disassembly, under Scottish weather conditions

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

Enhancing storm surge resilience for coastal habitat

2016 - date
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure and coastal development together with poor disaster mitigation poli...
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 Bulding 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

Impact of climate change and envelope performance dilapidation on dwellings

2012 - 2019
"This study looks at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they comp...
Dr Julio Bros Williamson | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Celine Garnier

Optimisation of timber frame closed panel systems for low energy buildings

2011 - date
Jesus Menendez Amigo | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Hairstans | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

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