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New information literacy horizons: Making the case for career information literacy

Presentation / Conference
Milosheva, M., Hall, H., Robertson, P., & Cruickshank, P. (2021, September)
New information literacy horizons: Making the case for career information literacy. Paper presented at European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) 2021, Bamberg, Germany [Online]
Objectives Several researchers have noted that traditional information literacy scholarship has focused primarily on the exploration of the meanings and applications of inform...

Designing Blended Experiences

Presentation / Conference
O’Keefe, B., Flint, T., Sturdee, M., Mastermaker, M., & Benyon, D. (2021, June)
Designing Blended Experiences. Paper presented at 2021 ACM Designing Interactive Systems (DIS), Online
The increasing ubiquity of interactions as a mix between digital content and physical objects and spaces, brings about new challenges for designers. There is a need to embed d...

Newly Engineered Energy-based Features for Supervised Anomaly Detection in a Physical Model of a Water Supply System

Journal Article
Robles-Durazno, A., Moradpoor, N., McWhinnie, J., Russell, G., & Tan, Z. (in press)
Newly Engineered Energy-based Features for Supervised Anomaly Detection in a Physical Model of a Water Supply System  . Ad hoc networks,
Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are hardware, network, and software, upon which a facility depends to allow daily operations to function. In most cases society takes the oper...

Reward-Reinforced Generative Adversarial Networks for Multi-agent Systems

Journal Article
Zheng, C., Yang, S., Parra-Ullauri, J., Garcia-Dominguez, A., & Bencomo, N. (in press)
Reward-Reinforced Generative Adversarial Networks for Multi-agent Systems. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, https://doi.org/10.1109/TETCI.2021.3082204
Multi-agent systems deliver highly resilient and adaptable solutions for common problems in telecommunications, aerospace, and industrial robotics. However, achieving an optim...

Workplace information literacy: Measures and methodological challenges

Journal Article
Widén, G., Ahmad, F., Nikou, S., Ryan, B., & Cruickshank, P. (2021)
Workplace information literacy: Measures and methodological challenges. Journal of Information Literacy, 15(2), https://doi.org/10.11645/15.2.2812
This paper focuses information literacy (IL) from a methodological perspective, addressing quantitative IL measures, suitable for evaluating the role of IL in supporting work...

Speculative Design in Education: Mapping the Landscape

Conference Proceeding
Helgason, I., Mitrović, I., Hanna, J., Auger, J., Encinas, E., & Smyth, M. (in press)
Speculative Design in Education: Mapping the Landscape
This paper presents findings from a recent European-wide study on the use of Speculative Design approaches within education. The study included a survey of design educators an...

The RIVAL project: how to build a new network from scratch; how to adapt to enforced online delivery

Presentation / Conference
Ryan, B. (2021, June)
The RIVAL project: how to build a new network from scratch; how to adapt to enforced online delivery. Paper presented at CILIPS, Online
The RIVAL project (https://lisrival.com) aimed to build a ‘collaborative network of Scotland-based Library and Information Science (LIS) researchers and practising library and...

An Efficient Approach Based on Privacy-Preserving Deep Learning for Satellite Image Classification

Journal Article
Alkhelaiwi, M., Boulila, W., Ahmad, J., Koubaa, A., & Driss, M. (2021)
An Efficient Approach Based on Privacy-Preserving Deep Learning for Satellite Image Classification. Remote Sensing, 13(11), https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13112221
Satellite images have drawn increasing interest from a wide variety of users, including business and government, ever since their increased usage in important fields ranging f...

Cooperation in large‐scale human societies — What, if anything, makes it unique, and how did it evolve?

Journal Article
Powers, S. T., van Schaik, C. P., & Lehmann, L. (in press)
Cooperation in large‐scale human societies — What, if anything, makes it unique, and how did it evolve?. Evolutionary Anthropology, https://doi.org/10.1002/evan.21909
To resolve the major controversy about why prosocial behaviors persist in large-scale human societies, we propose that two questions need to be answered. First, how do social ...

Radar Sensing for Activity Classification in Elderly People Exploiting Micro-Doppler Signatures Using Machine Learning

Journal Article
Taylor, W., Dashtipour, K., Shah, S. A., Hussain, A., Abbasi, Q. H., & Imran, M. A. (2021)
Radar Sensing for Activity Classification in Elderly People Exploiting Micro-Doppler Signatures Using Machine Learning. Sensors, 21(11), https://doi.org/10.3390/s21113881
The health status of an elderly person can be identified by examining the additive effects of aging along with disease linked to it and can lead to ‘unstable incapacity’. This...

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PhD Studentship 2019: Work Based Learning and Firm Performance

2021 - 2027
The PhD studentship project will analyse the benefits and challenges of work-based learning (WBL) in organisations and develop a maturity model for benchmarking and a toolkit for maximising value and ...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £52,661

Keep Learning

2021 - 2024
The project proposes a novel architecture for designing optimisation systems that “keeps learning” when exposed to a continual stream of instances: these systems will autonomously adapt their compone...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £388,219

SICSA Research Theme Event for IEEE DSC 2022

2021 - 2022
The IEEE Conference on Dependable and Secure Computing seeks papers, posters, and experiences for presenting innovative research results, solutions, and new challenges in the field of dependable and s...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £2,000

KTP Ace Aquatec

2021 - 2023
To develop, test and incorporate Innovative AI based approaches to improve accuracy of Individual fish identification and sea lice detection.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £237,334

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

RoadSage- Autonomously warns on-road tailgaters

2021 - 2021
The ultimate aim of the project “Hyperse” is to minimize the number of car accidents taking place daily on the roads caused by tailgating. Hence, this project seeks to build an IoT-based system that ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,450

COG-MHEAR: Towards cognitively-inspired, 5G-IoT enabled multi-modal hearing aids

2021 - 2025
Embracing the multimodal nature of speech presents both opportunities and challenges for hearing assistive technology: on the one hand there are opportunities for the design of new multimodal audio-vi...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £3,259,000

Cyber Hunt

2021 - 2024
Automated Cyberthreat Hunting and Cyber-relevant Incident Response for Critical Infrastructures. CyberHunt will develop highly innovative cybersecurity technologies that can sense, detect, analyse, d...
Funder: The Research Funding Council of Norway | Value: £37,500

Care Home Data - Governance, Ethics, Access Demonstration Project

2021 - 2021
A scoping and exemplar project on routes to accessing care home individual resident data for use in research and innovation
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £27,872

Distributed single "sign-on-stack-on" e-Governance Paradigm based on a distributed peer-to-peer (P2P) file exchange network for security, transparency, cost effectiveness and trust - GLASS

2021 - 2023
The VISION of the GLASS is to develop a single-on distributed solution that is open source, efficient and inclusive, transparent, cross-border functional, user- friendly, end-to-end encrypted combinin...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £190,889

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Applying Brain-signals Analysis for Evaluation of user experience in healthcare application

2021 - date
Hanadi Alfraidi | Director of Studies: Prof Amir Hussain | Second Supervisor: Dr Baraq Ghaleb

Privacy-preserving methods for Natural Language Processing

2020 - date
Richard Plant | Director of Studies: Dr Dimitra Gkatzia | Second Supervisor: Dr Valerio Giuffrida

An approach to proactive smart building maintenance management

2020 - date
Zhimeng Huang | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani

Enhancing Trust in Collaborative Intrusion Detection Systems through the use of Distributed Ledger Technologies

2020 - date
Owen Cutajar | Director of Studies: Dr Naghmeh Moradpoor Sheykhkanloo | Second Supervisor: Dr Zakwan Jaroucheh

Cybersecurity of Virtualised Infrastructure Through Introspection

2020 - date
Connor Goodwin | Director of Studies: Dr Gordon Russell | Second Supervisor: Dr Sean McKeown

Modelling and Assessment of the Individual’s Influence on Regional Transport Systems Using Multi-Agent Simulations

2020 - date
Johannes Nguyen | Director of Studies: Dr Neil Urquhart | Second Supervisor: Dr Simon Powers

Gender adaptive emotionally aware interface design approach for peer to peer car rental applications acceptance

2020 - date
Seham Basabain | Director of Studies: Prof Amir Hussain | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

Towards a Novel Multi-Modal Arabic Sentiment Analysis Framework: Integrating Dependency-Grammar Rules and Deep Learning Based Models

2020 - date
Arwa Diwali | Director of Studies: Prof Amir Hussain | Second Supervisor: Dr Taoxin Peng

Security Issues on Biometric Authentication In IoT Device

2020 - date
Joshua Ibibo | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Pitropakis | Second Supervisor: Rich Macfarlane

A Systems Dynamic Exploration of The Influence of Multi-level End-Users' Emergent Actions and Managerial Intentionality on Information Systems Strategy Alignment in a Service Organisation using a Coevolutionary Perspective– A Critical Realist Case Study

2020 - date
Thoko Kachale | Director of Studies: Dr Wegene Demeke | Second Supervisor: Dr Christos Chrysoulas

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Dr Tom Flint awarded prestigious R&D funding

16 November 2020
Dr Tom Flint from the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University has been named as a member of one of the groups in the funded R&D phase of Festival UK 2022.

School of Computing Group Project Prize 2020

3 May 2020
The winners of the best group project 2020 are chosen in an online event by Computershare.

School of Computing Hosts Easter Egg hunt online in Jupiter Artland in Minecraft

11 April 2020
Children from across Scotland gathered together in virtual space for an Easter Egg hunt hosted in Jupiter Artland in Minecraft during the lockdown.

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...

How working together delivered the key to unlocking the value of health data to European citizens

2 December 2019
Symphonic integrated into the EU Shield project, and which aims to share health care information across Europe, in a trusted way. Symphonic integrated a consent module which allows patient consent dat...

University Spin-out - Cyan Forensics - Wins at GovTech Summit 2019

18 November 2019
The third Cybersecurity spin-out from The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University was the winner at PitchGovTech as part of the GovTech Summit 2019.

Prof. Emma Hart invited to join Scottish Government Steering Group to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy for Scotland.

16 September 2019
Prof. Emma Hart has been invited by Minister Kate Forbes to join a Scottish Government Steering Group to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy for Scotland.

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)

Researchers from Nature-Inspired Intelligent Systems group win Best Paper Award@GECCO 2019

16 July 2019
PhD student Mohamad Alissa with supervisors Dr Kevin Sim and Prof. Emma Hart won the Best Paper award in the ECOM track at GECCO 2019 in Prague for their paper: Algorithm Selection Using Deep Learnin...

Hazel Hall to receive the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award

11 July 2019
The Association for Information Science and Technology announced Professor Hazel Hall as the winner of the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award.

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