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Director of Sustainable Construction
Wasson, S. (2004). Love in the time of cloning: science fictions of transgressive kinship. Extrapolation. 45, 130-144. ISSN 0014-5483
This article presents a discussion on science fiction related to cloning. Science fiction has long played with the notion of the doubled self, and the speculative potential of...
Williams, P., Williams, D., & Williams, R. (1993). Rheological spectroscopy of concentrated colloidal dispersions. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 77(1), 75-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/0927-7757%2893%2980101-j
A new instrument, the virtual gap rheometer (VGR) for the determination of dynamic shear moduli (and mechanical relaxation spectra therefrom) at frequencies above 100 Hz is de...
Su, S., Smith, S. & McAndrew, S. (2017). Acoustic Hanger. GB 2493005. UK Patent Office
This patent stemmed from research undertaken to investigate the reduction of sound transmission through lightweight floors in apartments. Lightweight floors have commonly been...
Paths for All Partnership
A major element of the project is to help increase total physical activity time through active travel across the population. Research interests include:
- translational research to ensure the evidenc...
Scottish Funding Council
Experiment and development of High performing materials that are sustainable, 100% bio-based product, to be used in construction systems. As the materials are natural, it will take a significant step ...
Although the overall benefits of cycling to health and wellbeing are well understood, the prevalence of several painful and debilitating injuries of the wrist, including ulnar neuropathy and carpal tu...
Fausti, P., García, T. C., Ingelaere, B., Machimbarrena, M., Monteiro, C. R. A., Santoni, A., …Smith, S. (2014). Design and Acoustic Performance of Building Constructions for Multi-Storey Housing: Compendium. In B. Rasmussen, & M. Machimbarrena (Eds.), COST Action TU0901 – Building acoustics throughout Europe. Volume 1: Towards a common framework in building acoustics throughout Europe, 213-244. COST European Cooperation in Science and Technology
This chapter provides an overview of the range of construction types
found across Europe to meet various sound insulation requirements for separating (party) walls and floors....
Olaniyi, O. O., Smith, A., Liyanage, C., & Akintoye, A. (2014). Facilities Management Approach For Achieving Sustainability in Commercial Buildings in Nigeria. In Promoting Innovation in FM, 361-365
The purpose of this research is to determine the extent of sustainable facilities management (FM) practice in the management of commercial buildings in Nigeria and identify ba...
Fringuellino, M., & Smith, S. (1998). Previsione della "Transmission Loss" di pareti in mattone forato utilizzando il metodo SEA. In Atti del XXVII Convegno nazionale Associazione Italiana Acustica, 103-107
No abstract available.
Wasson, S. (2006). Recalcitrant copies and vulnerable bodies: literary engagements with human cloning
Monitoring the quality of recreational waters such as beaches and rivers is becoming a global concern to protect human health (e.g. the EU Bathing Water Directive (BWD) in Europe). In Scotland, water ...
Translational research can be powerful in providing practitioners with targeted evidence summaries when they have neither time, knowledge of, nor access to much of the peer reviewed evidence base. The...
Design and construct reaction frame for undertaking vibrotactile threshold testing for hand held power tools.
To investigate and develop EPS bead insulation infill for thermal-acoustic compatibility on separating walls
Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum vzw
The project focuses on the creation of responsive, wearable objects that create playful interactions by sensing bodily and environmental stimuli, and expressing these through activating elements that ...
Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation
Many people need to instil eye drops to treat conditions such as Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) and Glaucoma (30% of the population have DES and 70 million people worldwide have glaucoma). DES is relieved wit...
The mission of CIVITAS CAPITAL is to contribute significantly to the goals of the EU's Transport White Paper by capitalising systematically on the results of CIVITAS and creating an effective "value c...
The project is to investigate & model travel behaviour & investigate attitudes for HH in Saudi Arabia (SA) taking. Although there have been a large number of research investigations in the area of tr...
COMPASS will investigate ICT solutions for improving passenger co-modality for long-distiance, rural and urban travel.
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
A HIGH-TECH bicycle which measures cyclists' exposure to potentially harmful vibrations from uneven road surfaces could be used to check the safety of cycle lanes and other routes. Back problems and ...
25 August 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...
11 June 2019
Invited presentation to the Active Scotland Development Group quarterly meeting which had a focus on transport for this meeting.
10 June 2019
Cyclists who regularly ride on poor road surfaces or cobbles could be at risk of suffering nerve damage in their hands and arms, a new study has found.
12 October 2017
TRI Director provides valuable input to review of streetworks – how and when utility companies dig up the road - being carried out for Scottish Ministers and finds that new powers available in England...
28 March 2016
23 April 2019
Edinburgh Napier University, School of Engineering & the Built Environment, heavy strutures laboratory.
29 April 2018 - 3 May 2018