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Response of soil bacterial community composition and its associated geochemical parameters to rapid short-term cyclic groundwater-level oscillations: soil column experiments

Journal Article
Xia, X., Cheng, L., Zhu, Y., Liu, Y., Wang, K., Ding, A., …Zuo, L. (in press)
Response of soil bacterial community composition and its associated geochemical parameters to rapid short-term cyclic groundwater-level oscillations: soil column experiments. Vadose Zone Journal, https://doi.org/10.1002/vzj2.20011
Groundwater-level oscillations change geochemical conditions, carbon cycling processes and bacterial community composition, and these changes may vary vertically with depth in...

First genetic evidence that invasive bullhead (Cottus L. 1758) in Scotland is of English origin and the difficulty of resolving the European Cottus species taxonomy

Journal Article
McLeish, J., Briers, R., Dodd, J., & Rueckert, S. (in press)
First genetic evidence that invasive bullhead (Cottus L. 1758) in Scotland is of English origin and the difficulty of resolving the European Cottus species taxonomy. Journal of Fish Biology, https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.14247
The European bullhead (Cottus gobio) is widely distributed across Europe and within the UK is native to England and Wales, where it is protected under the Habitats Directive. ...

Qualifying the Sustainability of Novel Designs and Existing Solutions for Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Sheltering

Journal Article
Alshawawreh, L., Pomponi, F., D'Amico, B., Snaddon, S., & Guthrie, P. (2020)
Qualifying the Sustainability of Novel Designs and Existing Solutions for Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Sheltering. Sustainability, 12(3), https://doi.org/10.3390/su12030890
During the course of 2018, 70.8 million people globally were forcibly displaced due to natural disasters and conflicts—a staggering increase of 2.9 million people compared to ...

Heat island effects in urban life cycle assessment: Novel insights to include the effects of the urban heat island and UHI‐mitigation measures in LCA for effective policy making

Journal Article
Susca, T., & Pomponi, F. (2020)
Heat island effects in urban life cycle assessment: Novel insights to include the effects of the urban heat island and UHI‐mitigation measures in LCA for effective policy making. Journal of Industrial Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12980
Urbanization often entails a surge in urban temperature compared to the rural surroundings: the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect. Such a temperature increase triggers the format...

Islay Jazz Festival

Journal Article
Medboe, H., & Maclean, D. (in press)
Islay Jazz Festival. Jazz Research Journal, 12(2),
This article considers the ecologies and stakeholder interests that overlap in the staging of an annual jazz festival on a small Scottish island in the Outer Hebrides. Through...

A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index for Engineering Designs

Journal Article
Vasantha, G., Corney, J., Stuart, S., Sherlock, A., Quigley, J., & Purves, D. (in press)
A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index for Engineering Designs. Journal of Mechanical Design,
Many companies offer a range of related products that are constructed using similar components and processes. This enables them to meet customer expectations of product variet...

Multiple Impact Pathways Of The 2015-16 El Niño In Coastal Kenya

Journal Article
Fortnam, M., Sheen, K., Brown, K., Chaigneau, T., Huxam, M., Gwaro, K., …Kirui, B. K. (in press)
Multiple Impact Pathways Of The 2015-16 El Niño In Coastal Kenya. AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment,
The 2015-2016 El Niño had large impacts globally. The effects were not as great as anticipated in Kenya, however, leading some commentators to call it a 'non-event'. Our study...

The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment

Journal Article
Morrison, K., & Van Zyl Smit, D. (in press)
The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment. European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice,
More people are serving life sentences in Scotland as a proportion of the national population than in any other country in Europe. Yet Scotland claims to adopt a welfarist rat...

Scottish Government Consultation Response: Incorporating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law

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Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2019)
Scottish Government Consultation Response: Incorporating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law
Response to the Scottish Government Consultation: Incorporating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law. Response 308224602 by Dr Lesley-Anne Barnes Macfa...

Cracking the Enterprise Code: An educator's reflections for effective Teaching and Quality Learning

Journal Article
Omeihe, I., & Omeihe, K. O. (2019)
Cracking the Enterprise Code: An educator's reflections for effective Teaching and Quality Learning. Journal of Higher Education Service Science and Management, 2(3), 1-12
There is a broad consensus that curriculum design principles and practices must be underpinned by effective institutional, national and international agendas. This argument is...

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Applicability of the optical mesoscope technology to assess physical effects of noise on statocysts of marine invertebrate embryos/larvae: A proof of concept

2020 - 2020
We perceive oceans as quiet,but increasing levels of man-made noise can have negative effects on marine organisms. Invertebrates are under-represented in noise-related research but play significant r...
Funder: Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance | Value: £10,000

World/Water Futures

2020 - 2021
Blue Humanities is an underdeveloped subfield within the Environmental Humanities. It focuses on the cultural meanings of water, and incorporates multiple disciplinary strands, including ecology, mari...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £10,000

Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium for Gender and Public Engagement

2020 - 2021
Gender inequality in the Pacific is a serious challenge and a sensitive issue - requiring a culturally appropriate and joined up development approach to support and drive the necessary social changes....
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £93,888

Mortice Lock Prototype Development

2019 - 2020
The company has designed a new lock on CAD (computer aided design) which is about 95% complete, the design needs to completed by an expert to the British standards requirements and so as the lock is ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Nanocellulose arabica gum composites

2019 - 2020
This project will cast films from a nanocellulose (CNF) composite with arabica gum. Arabica gum will be added at different loading concentrations and composites will be assessed for general appearanc...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

‘from local roots to global branches: making NDCs work at three different levels’

2019 - 2021
Blue Carbon habitats - mangroves, seagrass meadows and salt marshes - are unusually important and beautiful ecosystems. Stopping and reversing their loss commands the enthusiastic support of economist...
Funder: Natural Environment Research Council | Value: £124,263

Quantifying metal bioaccumulation in Nephrops norvegicus larvae exposed to cadmium and pile-driving noise

2019 - 2020
Quantifying metal bioaccumulation in Nephrops norvegicus larvae exposed to cadmium and pile-driving noise - Understanding the impacts and mechanisms of multiple stressors on marine life is fraught wit...
Funder: Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University) | Value: £950

Wood Products Innovation Fund - Outreach

2019 - 2020
To undertake outreach activities to promote the finding of WPIF on behalf of Scottish Forestry.
Funder: Forestry Commission Scotland | Value: £9,999

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival Research Project

2019 - 2022
This research project explores the interdependencies between stakeholders within the Scottish jazz and blues scenes through the gathering and processing of data from musicians, promoters, audiences an...
Funder: Edinburgh International Jazz & Blues Festival | Value: £29,000

Innovative Engineered Bamboo-Timber Composite Materials

2019 - 2020
The proposed project aims to 1) develop an innovative prestressed Bamboo-timber Sandwich Composite Beam; 2) to improve the I-bone Bamboo-timber Composite Beam with the support of the manufacturing ex...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £39,070

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Biogenic construction materials for a circular economy and climate change mitigation: scalability and sustainability

2018 - date
Jim Hart | Director of Studies: Dr Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico

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

Interdisciplinary systematic approach for anticipatory decision making in cities

2018 - date
Mr Ricardo Weigend | Director of Studies: Dr Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico

Application of evolutionary machine learning in metamorphic malware analysis and detection

2017 - date
Ms Kehinde Babaagba | Director of Studies: Dr Thomas Tan | Second Supervisor: Prof Emma Hart

Shared ownership and use of vehicles in the Autonomous Vehicle era.

2017 - date
Mr. Sayed Faruque | Director of Studies: Dr Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Dr Grigorios Fountas

UrbanIxd: exploring human interactions in the hybrid city

2015 - date
With the vision of ubiquitous computing becoming increasingly realized, a new technological layer in the form of sensors, urban screens, smartp...
Shenando Stals | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth | Second Supervisor: Dr Oli Mival

Investigations into the application of engineered bamboo for future hybrid beams

2015 - 2020
Around half of all non-renewable resources mankind consumes are used in construction sector, making it one of the least ...
Niaz Gharavi | Director of Studies: Dr Johnson Zhang | Second Supervisor: Dr Kenneth Leitch

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

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

Impact of ubiquitous real-time information on bus passenger route choice

2015 - 2018
Real Time Travel Information (RTTI) systems deliver information to a wide range of travellers using different modes, with the ai...
Mr Faqhrul Islam | Director of Studies: Dr Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Dr Andrew MacIver

The influence of illuminated road studs on safe driving behaviour

2015 - date
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
Richard Llewellyn | Director of Studies: Dr Jonathan Cowie | Second Supervisor: Mike Maher

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Winner of the RISE award for Design, Innovation and Creativity

30 September 2019
The RISE Awards are the highlight of the annual Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) Conference – and this year’s ceremony saw Edinburgh Napier’s Bernardino D'Amico and France...

University Spin-out Partners with National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

14 August 2019
Cyan Forensics - the third Cybersecurity spin-out from The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University - is partnering with America’s National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)

Invited Keynote Speach by Professor Davis at National Active Travel Conference

11 June 2019
Keynote speech to Scotland's premier annual active travel conference. Summarised Evidence Review findings from recent studies of most effective interventions to increase active travel and increase phy...

Invited presentation by Professor Davis to the Active Scotland Development Group

10 June 2019
Invited presentation to the Active Scotland Development Group quarterly meeting which had a focus on transport for this meeting.

Edinburgh Napier research into sustainable intensification makes font page of national newspaper

18 March 2019
A research project lead by Dr Patrick White in the School of Applied Sciences, in collaboration with colleagues at Scotland's Rural College and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew made the front page of ...

University academic to insist "no such thing as a tree" (to foresters)

13 March 2019
Dan Ridley-Ellis, the Head of the Centre for Wood Science and Technology, will be giving the Royal Forestry Society's Lawrence Pilling Memorial Lecture at the Worcestershire Federation of Young Farmer...

Edinburgh Napier University playing key role for structural timber throughout Europe

8 March 2019
On the 19th and 20th of March, Dan Ridley-Ellis, head of the Centre for Wood Science and Technology, will chair his first meeting as convenor of a key timber standards committee. This CEN task group ...

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...

Chief Medical Officer's highlights Chair of Transport & Health

13 December 2018
The Scotsman article by the Chief Medical Officer for her annual summary of the year included identification of my post of Professor of Transport & Health.

Edinburgh Napier University plays vital role for production of structural timber throughout Europe

7 December 2018
Dan Ridley-Elis, head of the Centre for Wood Science an Technology at Edinburgh Napier University has been made convenor of the European Standards expert group that supports the production of graded t...

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Seminar with Dr Sonja Rueckert (Associate Professor at Edinburgh Napier University) and Matthew Dicker (MRes Student at Edinburgh Napier University) on parasites

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
4 December 2019

Seminar with Professor Mark Huxham (Edinburgh Napier University) on understanding the meaning of catastrophe in southern Kenya

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
27 November 2019

Visiting researcher - Dr Jim Gilmour (University of Sheffield) to present on microalgal biofuels - fact or fantasy?

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
13 November 2019

An Edinburgh Festival City Map for Wester Hailes

Whale Arts, Wester Hailes
27 September 2019

Dinner Party Debates: The Case for a Deaf Festival in the Festival City

Appleton Tower, Informatics Centre, Fringe Central, Edinburgh
10 August 2019

Visit from National Biofilms Innovation Centre

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
3 June 2019

Call for Papers: Management, Governance and Ethical Finance Conference 2019

Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019

Festival Frontiers: The Festival City,

Edinburgh International Science Festival, Lomond Room, Pleasance, Edinburgh
8 April 2019

Meeting with Richardson & Starling & Veitchi Group

The meeting was held at the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, Hamilton International Technology Park, Blantyre, Scotland.
7 April 2019

Blairhall Primary School Engineering Taster Day

Blairhall Primary School, Blairhall, by Dunfermline, Fife.
28 March 2019