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Currie, J., & Brechin, S. (2019). 'Foxy Laddie' - The Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2018). Grading of British Timber. The Full Circle: The Journal of the Association of Scottish Hardwood Sawmillers, 34-36
A summary of grading of home grown timber for the magazine of the Association of Scottish Hardwood Sawmillers (ASHS).
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2018, June). Strength grading of timber in the UK in 2018. Presented at Timber 2018
This paper summarises the state-of-the-art of strength grading of UK-grown timber. It lists the following information along with the primary references: visual grading grades ...
Forestry Commission Scotland
Applied research and knowledge transfer addressing industry needs – as set out by the SIRT management board. This includes providing information and advice to industry sponsors
To investigate the extractives that are available in Sitka sprice, Scots pine and hybrid larch. To understand how the extractives vary between crop parts e.g. heartwood, bark, stumps, brash and thinni...
ENU Development Trust
To investigate the timber and glulam thermal and moisture impacts to the composite effects, to study the different possibilities of combining the timber and bamboo materials and propose innovative way...
Enhanced Associate & Research Assistant
Research Fellow, Energy Consultant & Lecturer
Professor, Head of Built Environment
Lecturer in Architectural Technology
Associate Lecturer and Research Student
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2018, May). Equipping ourselves for future forests and timber. Presented at Institute of Chartered Foresters National Conference, Edinburgh
Presentation to the Institute of Chartered Foresters National Conference, "Innovation for change - New drivers for tomorrow’s forestry" Edinburgh 2-3 May 2013
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, November). Home grown timber now and in the future. Presented at "British Timber Seminar" (Wood Technology Society)
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, November). Home grown timber now and in the future. Presented at WTS British Timber Seminar
Presentation to the wood technology society "British Timber Seminar" at IOM3, November 2017
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, November). Timber grading update. Presented at SIRT update seminar
The latest news on timber grading standards and how they effect structural timber production in UK and IE
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, October). Assessing timber quality. Presented at 1st National Forestry and Aboriculture Student Conference
Presentation about technology for assessing timber quality, at the Royal Forestry Society Future Foresters Technology Day (1st National Forestry and Aboriculture Student Confe...
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, October). Assessing timber quality. Presented at Royal Forestry Society Future Technology Conference
The use of technology for assessing and monitoring timber quality in the forest and at harvesting
MacDougall, D. & Currie, J. (2016). At the End of a Perfect Day - Dougie MacDougall of Alturlie and Special Friends
Dougie MacDougall has been a well-know and well-respected figure on the Scottish traditional music scene around Inverness. He has waited until his 88th year to make this recor...
Alshawawreh, L. Architecture of emergencies in the Middle East: Proposed shelter design criteria. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2005914
The number of displaced individuals has been significantly increasing globally during the past decade, reaching over 68 million by end of 2017. The Syrian conflict in the Midd...
Bros Williamson, J. (2017). Review of actual energy demand and envelope performance of the Housing Innovation Showcase 2012. Edinburgh: Internal (Napier)
This document presents a review of four years of delivered energy demand of selected dwellings at the Housing Innovation Showcase (HIS) developed by Kingdom Housing Associatio...
Oliveira, S., Burch, J., Hutchison, K., Adekola, O., Jaradat, S., & Jones, M. (in press). MMC modes of delivery in housing: Effects on Housing Association clients. Project Report. Flagship Group. Flagship Group
The purpose of this report is to review evidence of MMC application in housing with regards to diverse modes of delivery, lending approaches, customer satisfaction and long-te...
Smith, S. (2014). Review and Synthesis of ISO 717 Airborne Criteria. Brussels: Eurogypsum
This review was requested by Eurogypsum on behalf of its member companies and organisations to summarise and review the airborne sound insulation criteria sp...
Smith, S., Hairstans, R., Macdonald, R. & Sanna, F. (2012). A strategic review of the offsite construction sector in Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government
The offsite construction sector covers a wide spectrum of companies and supply chains across Scotland. This study primarily involved a review of the offsite construction secto...
Scottish Funding Council
Evaluate the application of a novel heat exchanger design for the food and drink sector.
This project was supported by Interface Food & Drink
Ayrshire Housing Association
Project: extended monitoring and evaluation of the performance of and user satisfaction with air source heat pump installations in older social housing stock
To further develop, optimise and upscale a current lab based technology for innovative surface coatings techniques into a
full scale production process.
Innovate KTP no. 009703
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
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...
City of Edinburgh Council
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...
Energy Technology Partnership
Analysis and data recording on a new water heater and assessment of new system adjustments
UK Commission for Employment and Skills
To develop and pilot learning material with lead industry partners with the view to setting up a skills HUB for Offsite Construction.
Following on from the work carried out by the centre into potential value added uses of Phytophthora ramorum infected larch, three technologies have been identified for further investigation. The tech...
Provide support to the forest industry through representation on various GB and European committees, and to provide dissemination and facilitate events to the sawmill industy.
The Climate Change Act 2008 requires a 34% cut in 1990 greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and at least an 80% reduction in emissions by 2050. Residential and commercial buildings account for 25% and 18%...
To create approved settings for existing x-ray and acoustic grading machines for British larch whilst creating knowledge on dimensional tolerance and creating a subset of sample resource for Proof of ...
Improving industry knowledge of timer properties and utilisation potential of 'alternative species', testing 6 different species. Disseminate and promote effectively the outputs of the programme, incl...
The project will result in the use and application of an innovative low carbon timber construction technology. The project will demonstrate the products carbon benefits, overcome the technical barrie...
The ongoing research covers the Architectural design and construction of the humanitarian response during and after emer...
This research was funded by the EU Northern Periphery Programme as part of a trans-national project titled: E...
Timber platform frame has evolved as an efficient method of construction for domestic dwellings and
is experiencing continual growth in the UK due to it lending its...
"I am investigating the merchantability and wood properties of Noble fir (Abies...
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure and coas...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
This project aims to decarbonise the Built Environment of Mexico City through Circular Econ...
"This study will look at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they compare asp...
Dan Ridley-Ellis, the Head of the Centre for Wood Science and Technology, will be giving the Royal Forestry Society's Lawrence Pilling Memorial Lecture at the Worcestershire Federation of Young Farmer...
13 March 2019
On the 19th and 20th of March, Dan Ridley-Ellis, head of the Centre for Wood Science and Technology, will chair his first meeting as convenor of a key timber standards committee. This CEN task group ...
8 March 2019
Dan Ridley-Elis, head of the Centre for Wood Science an Technology at Edinburgh Napier University has been made convenor of the European Standards expert group that supports the production of graded t...
7 December 2018
Head of the Centre for Wood Science and Technology, Dan Ridley-Ellis, is on the judging panel for the 2018 Structural Timber Awards.
These awards - covering several categories including s...
18 January 2018
Edinburgh, Glasgow, Falkland, Boat of Garten and Alness
18 February 2019 - 22 February 2019
Boston and New York, U.S.A.
12 November 2018 - 14 November 2018
Glasgow City Heritage Trust, 54 Bell Street, Glasgow, G1 1LQ
30 October 2018
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
Unit 3B, 3 Watt Place
Hamilton International Technology Park
14 May 2018
Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
13 April 2018
- CCG(OSM), Glasgow
- New Waverly, Edinburgh
- Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh
- Falkland Estate, Fife
- Carbon Dynamic, Invergordon
- ISC Timber Technology Lab, Edinburgh
26 February 2018 - 2 March 2018
297 Euston Road
London, NW1 3AQ United Kingdom
29 November 2017
37 Castle Terrace
14 November 2017