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Post-disturbance haulout behaviour of harbour seals

Journal Article
Paterson, W. D., Russell, D. J., Wu, G., McConnell, B., Currie, J. I., McCafferty, D. J., & Thompson, D. (2019)
Post-disturbance haulout behaviour of harbour seals. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 29(S1), 144-156. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3092
1. The impact of anthropogenic activity associated with the construction of a proposed tidal turbine on harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) was investigated using controlled distur...

Edinburgh Climate Festival 2019 - Sandy Brechin Band

Exhibition / Performance
Currie, J., & Brechin, S. Edinburgh Climate Festival 2019 - Sandy Brechin Band. 6 July 2019. (Unpublished)

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Currie, J., & Brechin, S. Edinburgh Climate Festival 2019 - Sandy Brechin Band. 6 July 2019. (Unpublished
The Edinburgh Climate Festival is a free, family friendly & community-led event taking place for the first time in the Meadows on Saturday 6th July. It aims at celebrating and...

'Foxy Laddie' - The Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience

Digital Artefact
Currie, J., & Brechin, S. (2019)
'Foxy Laddie' - The Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2019

Exhibition / Performance
Brechin, S., & Currie, J. Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2019. 31 December 2018 - 31 December 2018

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Brechin, S., & Currie, J. Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2019. 31 December 2018 - 31 December 2018
Experience the best of Scotland at the Ceilidh under the Castle. Whirl or jig, fling or be flung under Edinburgh Castle. Join hands with old friends and new to dance in the Ne...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe - The Sandy Brechin Band

Exhibition / Performance
Brechin, S., & Currie, J. Edinburgh Festival Fringe - The Sandy Brechin Band. 4 August 2018 - 4 August 2018

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Brechin, S., & Currie, J. Edinburgh Festival Fringe - The Sandy Brechin Band. 4 August 2018 - 4 August 2018
The wild man of Scottish accordion is back with his tip-top tunes, frighteningly fast fingering and hilarious hi-jinks and humour, accompanied by his groovin' five-piece band....

Thermal Performance through Heat Retention in Integrated Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters: A Review

Journal Article
Saint, R. M., Garnier, C., Pomponi, F., & Currie, J. (2018)
Thermal Performance through Heat Retention in Integrated Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters: A Review. Energies, 11(6), 1615. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11061615
Solar thermal systems are a long-standing technology that is receiving increased attention, in terms of research and development, due to ambitious climate change targets and t...

Numerical and empirical evaluation of a novel building integrated collector storage solar water heater

Journal Article
Garnier, C., Muneer, T., & Currie, J. (2018)
Numerical and empirical evaluation of a novel building integrated collector storage solar water heater. Renewable Energy, 126, 281-295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.03.041
Integrated collector storage is a long established simple low cost solar water heater configuration combining the solar collector with a storage tank into a single unit. Previ...

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018

Exhibition / Performance
Currie, J. Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018. Performed at Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh. 31 December 2017 - 1 January 2018. (Unpublished)

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Currie, J. Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018. Performed at Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh. 31 December 2017 - 1 January 2018. (Unpublished
Headlining through the bells with Kipper Ceilidh (9-piece band) supported by Heilan Crew and the Occasionals http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-4176876...

Work Package 1 - Review of construction process

Report
Bros Williamson, J., & Currie, J. (2017)
Work Package 1 - Review of construction process. Private, Cala Group Ltd
This report was commissioned by the Product Design Department at Cala Group Ltd (CALA) from the Scottish Energy Centre (review team) to assess current designs and construction...

Discrepancies between theoretical and actual heating demand in Scottish modern dwellings

Conference Proceeding
Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. (2017)
Discrepancies between theoretical and actual heating demand in Scottish modern dwellings. In PLEA 2017 Proceedings - Design to Thrive, (361-368
The study reports on the differences between the actual heat consumption profiles of twelve dwellings monitored for four years and their predicted heat demand profiles as calc...
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ENEwall

2016 - 2018
Innovative Offsite manufacturing project on an energy efficient wall structure
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £59,531

Energy Optimisation for Craft Distilling

2016 - 2017
Traditionally energy balance in distilling has focused around process function or building. The intention of this project, focussing on Strathearn Distillery, is to develop a holistic approach which i...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Shetland Craft Distillery energy analysis

2015 - 2016
With the emerging growth of this new industry sector, this project will seek to research and compile information pertinent to craft distilling in relation to energy use. Its main aim is to identify so...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £10,000

Retrofit Scotland

2015 - 2016
Evaluation of retrofit measures for Scottish housing
Funder: Building Research Establishment Ltd | Value: £16,667

Process heat recovery feasibility study

2015 - 2015
Evaluate the application of a novel heat exchanger design for the food and drink sector. This project was supported by Interface Food & Drink
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £10,000

Energy Ideas

2015 - 2016
Project: extended monitoring and evaluation of the performance of and user satisfaction with air source heat pump installations in older social housing stock
Funder: Ayrshire Housing Association | Value: £18,000

Future Energy management of buildings

2014 - 2017
The focus of this proposal is to better understand how energy is consumed in SMEs through the analysis of real time data and the development of SME energy management profiles, to study the potential t...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £131,526

KTP City of Edinburgh Council

2014 - 2018
To develop an energy benchmarking, management and implementation strategy for a diverse building estate to meet the Council’s overarching sustainability strategy – ‘Sustainable Edinburgh 2020’ and bey...
Funder: City of Edinburgh Council | Value: £190,144

40c Water Heater Protype Testing

2014 - 2015
Analysis and data recording on a new water heater and assessment of new system adjustments
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £20,012
7 results

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

Enhancing storm surge resilience for coastal habitat

2016 - date
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure and coastal development together with poor disaster mitigation poli...
Ms Anitha Karthik | Director of Studies: Dr Luca Mora | Second Supervisor: Prof Sean Smith

The delusion of innovations? An investigation into micro-level competency barriers to an effective macro-level diffusion of Bulding Information Modelling in the UK

2015 - date
Melanie Robinson | Director of Studies: Dr Celine Garnier | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

Architecture of emergencies in the Middle East: Proposed shelter design criteria

2015 - 2019
The ongoing research covers the Architectural design and construction of the humanitarian response during and after emer...
Miss Lara Alshawawreh | Director of Studies: Prof Sean Smith | Second Supervisor: John Wood

Impact of climate change and envelope performance dilapidation on dwellings

2012 - 2019
"This study looks at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they comp...
Dr Julio Bros Williamson | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Celine Garnier

Smart energy monitoring technology to achieve low carbon homes

2007 - 2015
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
Dr Jon Stinson | Director of Studies: Prof Sean Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

Performance measurement and mathematical modelling of integrated solar water heaters

2005 - 2009
Dr Celine Garnier | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Tom Grassie