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From a PhD to Assisting BioMusic Research

Book Chapter
Di Donato, B. (in press)
From a PhD to Assisting BioMusic Research. In C. Vear (Ed.), The Routledge International Handbook of Practice-Based Research (642-649). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429324154-50
This chapter describes the author’s practice and experience in transitioning from being a PhD in Music Technology candidate to a research assistant on a large-scale funded pro...

Guest Editorial: Special Issue on "Advance in Mobile Edge Computing"

Journal Article
Yang, X., Tan, Z., & Xu, Y. (2021)
Guest Editorial: Special Issue on "Advance in Mobile Edge Computing". Journal of Internet Technology, 22(5),
Cloud computing has a problem for communication-intensive applications, which need to meet the delay requirements. The problem becomes more intense with the huge application o...

Degree Apprentices’ Lockdown Survey: Reflections on working and studying from home

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., & Fabian, K. (2021)
Degree Apprentices’ Lockdown Survey: Reflections on working and studying from home. In SRHE International Conference on Research into Higher Education
During the first UK lockdown period, degree apprentices in two universities in Scotland were invited to complete a short qualitative survey with their reflections on starting...

How are we positioning degree apprenticeships? Analysis of adverts

Conference Proceeding
Fabian, K., Taylor-Smith, E., & Smith, S. (2021)
How are we positioning degree apprenticeships? Analysis of adverts. In SRHE International Conference on Research into Higher Education
Degree apprentices are recruited by employers, rather than universities, reflecting their status as paid employees, first and foremost. This study analysed job adverts for IT ...

A Preliminary Scoping Study of Federated Learning for the Internet of Medical Things

Book Chapter
Farhad, A., Woolley, S. I., & Andras, P. (2021)
A Preliminary Scoping Study of Federated Learning for the Internet of Medical Things. In J. Mantas, L. Stoicu-Tivadar, C. Chronaki, A. Hasman, P. Weber, P. Gallos, …O. Sorina Chirila (Eds.), Public Health and Informatics (504-505). Amsterdam: IOS Press. https://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI210216
This paper presents a scoping review of federated learning for the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) and demonstrates the limited amount of research work in an area which has ...

(F)unctional Sifting: A Privacy-Preserving Reputation System Through Multi-Input Functional Encryption

Conference Proceeding
Bakas, A., Michalas, A., & Ullah, A. (2021)
(F)unctional Sifting: A Privacy-Preserving Reputation System Through Multi-Input Functional Encryption. In Secure IT Systems: 25th Nordic Conference, NordSec 2020, Virtual Event, November 23--24, 2020, Proceedings 25 (111--126
Functional Encryption (FE) allows users who hold a specific secret key (known as the functional key) to learn a specific function of encrypted data whilst learning nothing abo...

The Tree and The Room: Co-Designing DIY WiFi Networks with Emergent Local Metaphors

Conference Proceeding
Smyth, M., Helgason, I., Lapidge, L., & Hausel, K. (2021)
The Tree and The Room: Co-Designing DIY WiFi Networks with Emergent Local Metaphors. In Design Culture(s) | Cumulus Conference Proceedings Roma 2021 (3823-3837
The use of metaphor for communicating conceptual models of interactive systems has a well-documented history in Interaction Design practice. Although metaphors can pri...

What happens if you treat ordinal ratings as interval data? Human evaluations in {NLP} are even more under-powered than you think

Conference Proceeding
Howcroft, D. M., & Rieser, V. (2021)
What happens if you treat ordinal ratings as interval data? Human evaluations in {NLP} are even more under-powered than you think. In Proceedings of the 2021 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (8932-8939
Previous work has shown that human evaluations in NLP are notoriously under-powered. Here, we argue that there are two common factors which make this problem even worse: NLP s...

A Survey of Semantic Construction and Application of Satellite Remote Sensing Images and Data

Journal Article
Lu, H., Liu, Q., Liu, X., & Zhang, Y. (2021)
A Survey of Semantic Construction and Application of Satellite Remote Sensing Images and Data. Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 33(6), https://doi.org/10.4018/joeuc.20211101.oa6
With the rapid development of satellite technology, remote sensing data has entered the era of big data, and the intelligent processing of remote sensing image has been paid m...

Disembodied Voice

Exhibition / Performance
Di Donato, B. (2021)
Disembodied Voice. [Music Performance]. Performed at Naples (Italy). 27 November 2021 - 27 November 2021. (Unpublished
Disembodied Voice, for live electronics and voice, uses of electroacoustic technologies to disembody the voice from its singer. The singer will articulate and conduct her voic...

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Gendered information landscapes and their impact on routes into and through apprenticeships

2022 - 2025
The aim is to understand the myriad sources of gender stereotyping that impact on young people’s choices around apprenticeships and work-based learning (WBL). First, by a policy and literature review ...
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £57,117

Blended space exchange with Farmingdale State College

2021 - 2022
The aims of this exchange are to expand on an existing collaboration between myself from The School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University and Dr Brian O’ Keefe of the Visual Communications Depar...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £5,234

Sentinel: Security alert level automation

2021 - 2022
Prototype a SaaS platform for automation of risk assessment, management and associated security alerts as a service in high risk areas of the world. The core will be implementation of a prototype ma...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

AI-based privacy-preserving biometric authentication with mass-market smart devices

2021 - 2024
Increasingly our identity is key to our online security, and where online services must integrate with these, in order to provide increased levels of trust. But there are now many constraints in how b...
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £65,756

AI for Plant Image Analysis: where we are and what’s next?

2021 - 2022
The workshop has two aims: (i) offering training sessions on how to develop deep networks to people involved in plant biology; (ii) analyse their current provision
Funder: The University of Nottingham | Value: £5,400

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

Marine Soundscapes and eDNA for Assessing Biodiversity and Functioning of Re-establishing European Flat Oyster Reefs, Ostrea edulis’

2021 - 2025
Marine Soundscapes and eDNA for Assessing Biodiversity and Functioning of Re-establishing European Flat Oyster Reefs, Ostrea edulis’
Funder: Natural Environment Research Council | Value: £53,490

ChargeBreak - Electric Vehicle Suitability Tool

2021 - 2021
This partnership will deliver a tool which utilises Big Data processes and methodologies to simplify the selection of EVs. This will enable uptake of EVs across commercial fleets in a manner which is ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Creative Coin

2021 - 2022
This project uses data and technology to design a “Creative Coin”, an alternative currency as a method for exploring the contributory value of the Creative Industries to a Circular Economy.
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £5,380

A Reinforcement Learning Based Resource Management System for Long Term Care for Elderly People

2021 - 2023
A reinforcement learning method will model the behaviour of community care organisations with sequential decision processes focusing on organising the distribution, procurement and management of daily...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £11,200

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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

Investigating the Role of Auditory Affordances in Enhancing Mixed Reality User Engagement

2020 - date
Rachael Grant | Director of Studies: Dr Iain McGregor | Second Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

Security Issues on Biometric Authentication In IoT Device

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

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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.

Dr Webster becomes a full member of the EPSRC Peer Review College

30 October 2020
Dr Gemma Webster has been promoted from the EPSRC Associate College to Full College membership.

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...

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