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Hasten Slowly: Developing an interactive sustainability storytelling chair

Conference Proceeding
Egan, C., O'dowd, A., & Fyffe, N. (in press)
Hasten Slowly: Developing an interactive sustainability storytelling chair. https://doi.org/10.1145/3401335.3401817
Responding to the climate crisis and a considerable downturn in planetary well-being due to human consumption patterns, The Lions' Gate, on-campus, urban, permaculture-inspire...

For the Housewife? From ‘The Singing Cook’ to ‘Common-Sense Cookery’: The First (Distrupted) Twenty Years of Television Cooking Programmes in Britain (1936-1955)

Conference Proceeding
Geddes, K. (2020)
For the Housewife? From ‘The Singing Cook’ to ‘Common-Sense Cookery’: The First (Distrupted) Twenty Years of Television Cooking Programmes in Britain (1936-1955). https://doi.org/10.21427/fv5b-ww74
The first television broadcasts in Britain were beamed to affluent households in London on the second of November 1936. The first cooking programmes followed two weeks later. ...

Ground Control and Cloud Booths: Using Dante to break geographical barriers to music production

Book Chapter
Ferguson, P., & Hook, D. (in press)
Ground Control and Cloud Booths: Using Dante to break geographical barriers to music production. In Perspectives in Music Production - Innovation in Music volume II. Routledge
In January 2013 the authors became early adopters of Focusrite RedNet. The RedNet Dante-based audio-over-IP interfaces gave their studios and performance areas very flexible c...

A Good Pair of Ears: Conceiving of and developing aural skills in popular music education

Book Chapter
Bryden, S., & Moir, Z. (in press)
A Good Pair of Ears: Conceiving of and developing aural skills in popular music education. In The Routledge Companion to Aural Training. New York: Taylor & Francis (Routledge
Bryden, S., & Moir, Z. (in press). A Good Pair of Ears: Conceiving of and developing aural skills in popular music education. In The Routledge Companion to Aural Training. New...

Scottish Modernism and the “Renaissance”

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
Scottish Modernism and the “Renaissance”. In I. Duncan (Ed.), The Cambridge History of Scottish Literature. Cambridge University Press
No abstract available. Forthcoming 2022.

The novel between the wars

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
The novel between the wars. In I. Duncan (Ed.), The Cambridge History of Scottish Literature. Cambridge University Press
No abstract available. Forthcoming 2022.

‘Scottish People Can’t Rap’: the local and the global in Scottish hip-hop

Journal Article
Hook, D. (in press)
‘Scottish People Can’t Rap’: the local and the global in Scottish hip-hop. Popular Music,
Hip-hop is a global culture, where local representation is a core tenet of its ideological framework. Therefore, it provides opportunities to observe how a global cultural str...

Studying Hybrid and Drum Kit Technologies

Book Chapter
Stillie, B. (in press)
Studying Hybrid and Drum Kit Technologies. In The Cambridge Companion to Drum Kit. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Drum kit related technologies, such as such as sample pads, triggers or percussion controllers, have now become commonplace in the hybrid drum kit setups used by many drummers...

Supporting people with intellectual disabilities to discuss death and bereavement

Journal Article
Willis, D., Winton, E., Jamieson, K., Muir, N., & Sandison, M. (2020)
Supporting people with intellectual disabilities to discuss death and bereavement. Learning Disability Practice, 23(2), 17-22. https://doi.org/10.7748/ldp.2020.e2045
This article describes a public engagement project on bereavement involving people with intellectual disabilities. The project was a practical application of research findings...

Advocacy in action: How a university shared reading project reaches homeless readers in Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2020, March)
Advocacy in action: How a university shared reading project reaches homeless readers in Scotland. Paper presented at Advance HE Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference, 2020, Edinburgh
Awarded Institutional Place by Conference This paper provides genuine insight into the rationale for an approach to inclusivity that penetrates to the very edges of society....

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A War Books Boom in Scotland? 1928-1932

2020 - 2021
It is a critical commonplace that there was a decade’s literary silence following the First World War in writing about the conflict before a ‘War Books Boom’ from 1928–1932. This boom was predicated o...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £11,641

Film Bang 1976-2020 – resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries

2020 - 2020
This project will identify ways to support progression, resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries. The project will investigate the data contained in the Film Bang d...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £35,266

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

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

Uncovering the Secrets of the Fairlight: The Device that Revolutionised Pop in the 1980s

2019 - 2020
This event is a rare opportunity to find out more about a musical instrument that was worth £100,000 in the 1980s when it was used in the making of records by Afrika Bambaataa, Kate Bush, and Frankie ...
Funder: University of London | Value: £799

Innovative Fibre Optic Lightsource for Illuminated Digital Textiles in Performance

2019 - 2020
Over the last two and a half years there has been considerable investment to develop the capacity for smart textile production as a light-emitting woven optical fibre lace fabric, and as an integrated...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £7,500

Narratives of Scottish Modernism: Christine Orr and Naomi Mitchison

2019 - 2020
The main objective of this project is to conduct archival research that will lead to new and internationally significant academic publications on the literary work of two modern Scottish female author...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £7,465

Creating a sustainable, desirable solid and soft product utilising used, previously non ‘upcycle-able’ textiles

2019 - 2020
We’re looking to develop a pet bedding design from re-used bedding material (Sheets, Duvets, Mattresses & Pillows). The idea is to make a product that is highly functional in nature and also well desi...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Utilising 3D printable leather composite materials towards repair, reuse and increased longevity of leather products

2019 - 2019
Leather is used in many luxury and utilitarian goods in our daily life. While many leather products, previously thought of as heirlooms, have become more replaceable and throwaway, many still aspire t...
Funder: The Scottish Institute for Remanufacture | Value: £49,882

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SQA Music Qualifications as Preperation for Music Degrees: An Investigation

2020 - date
Rebekah Donn | Director of Studies: Dr Zack Moir | Second Supervisor: MR Bryden Stillie

Vampires, the Neo-human and the Gothic

2020 - date
Hannah Barretto | Director of Studies: Dr Emily Alder | Second Supervisor: Dr Sarah Artt

Sailor Superstition in Nineteenth-Century Seafaring Literature

2019 - date
Federica Mascherpa | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden

A Compositional Exploration of Auditory-Visual Synaesthesia

2019 - date
The aim of my practice-based PhD is to determine whether tapping into one’s synaesthesia can assist in the music composition/production proce...
Corin Anderson | Director of Studies: Dr Zack Moir | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Burton

Language As Violence - A discourse analysis of trolling on Twitter

2019 - date
Amy King | Director of Studies: Dr Mabel Victoria | Second Supervisor: Dr Arin Keeble

What is the nature of musical time?

2019 - date
Ioannis Koufoudakis | Director of Studies: Dr John Hails | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Burton

Exploring the history and cultural representation of capital punishment in Scotland

2019 - date
Simon McFadden | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Schwan | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Morrison

Watching Play: Analysing Live Streaming's Affordances to Challenge the Traditional Ways of Understanding Play

2019 - date
Viviana Susanna | Director of Studies: Dr Tara Thomson | Second Supervisor: Dr Sarah Artt

What are the experiences of musicians when developing a public persona or profile for online promotion and interaction on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram? What are their feelings and impressions of positive and negative impact and consequences in maintaining this online profile?

2019 - date
Lewis Durrand | Director of Studies: Renée Stefanie | Second Supervisor: Dr Rory MacLean

A compositional exploration of cultural exchanges and symbiosis

2018 - date
James Hind | Director of Studies: Dr Haftor Medboe | Second Supervisor: Dr Zack Moir
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Alistair Duff Interviewed: "Coronavirus, the Information Age & 1984!"

8 June 2020
The Asia Scotland Institute has released a vidcast with Professor Alistair Duff, Professor of Information Policy at Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh. Professor Duff addresses the extent to which...

University teams up with community researchers to help improve their neighbourhood

6 February 2020
A Team of community researchers will join forces with academics to help improve their neighbourhood. UK Research and Innovation today announced its backing for the Seven Kingdoms of Wester Hailes, on...

Prof Al Duff Featured in Sunday Express

5 October 2019
A revolt is needed to protect our privacy, leading professor claims Professor Alistair Duff insists the rise of technology such as facial recognition (FRT), CCTV and smart devices is robbing us of ou...

Expert Testimony to Scottish Parliament

30 September 2019
Prof Al Duff appeared as an expert witness before the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee. Testifying on behalf of privacy pressure group NO2ID Edinburgh, he answered MSP question about the bill f...

Music team and technology helps bring twins virtually together for the BBC World Service 'Digital Planet' programme

5 September 2019
Edinburgh Napier and the Royal College of Music has helped bring musicians virtually together as part of a special 18th birthday edition of the BBC World Service’s Digital Planet programme. Led in E...

Dr Scott Lyall publishes an article in The Conversation on Nan Shepherd.

28 August 2019
‘The Living Mountain: in an age of ecological crisis, Nan Shepherd’s nature writing is more relevant than ever’. Article in The Conversation, published 29 August 2019

Eamonn O'Neill Comments on State of Play in US Democratic PresidentialNominee Race

5 July 2019
This article analyses the current state of play within the US Democratic Party's election for the Presidential nominee.

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

26 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

3 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...

University Academics and Students Engage in Live Improvisation Over Networks at Prestigious International Conference

2 April 2019
Can a network performance be defined, planned and executed in 90 minutes? Teams of attendees and remote performers at the Network Performing Arts Production Workshop in Prague were tasked with creatin...

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(Re)presenting cover girls: Exploring female diversity in magazines

Merchiston Campus
20 February 2020

Cinematic Inclusions: Traditions and Experiments in Lithuanian Documentary Cinema

Lecture Theatre A17, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh Napier University
23 October 2019

Dinner Party Debates: The Case for a Deaf Festival in the Festival City. Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for Fringe participants. The BSL (Scotland) Act 2015 and subsequent National Plan (2017-2023) lays the foundation to improve the lives of BSL users in Scotland. Culture, public life and festivals figure within this mandate. This roundtable discussion takes the format of a lively dinner party and deliberates why Edinburgh should host Scotland's first Deaf festival.

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

"The M Word" with the International Magazine Centre

The M Word Wednesday 24 April 2019 5.30 (for 6pm) to 8pm Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre, Craiglockhart
23 April 2019

CLAW Seminar "Eat Meat Crave Repeat: H. Rider Haggard, Lost World Romance and the Global Growth of Britain's Meat Markets."

3.30pm in Merchiston B2
6 December 2018

Fates of Frankenstein Conference

Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh
23 November 2018 - 24 November 2018

“A glory that shines upon our tears”: Literature and the Armistice.

National Library of Scotland
15 November 2018

University team asks brutal or beautiful?

St Gabriel's RC Church, Prestonpans.
6 July 2018

Visiting Researcher: The Artificial Intelligence of the Victorian Novel

Merchiston Campus, 10 Colinton Road, Room B2 (3-4.30pm)
15 May 2018

Dr Katrina Burton presents her work at Barcelona Architecture Week

Barcelona Pavilion, Barcelona
11 May 2018