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Lecturer in Energy and Environmental Engineering
Taylor, M., Edgar, A., & Raine, M. (2018). Cyclist exposure to hand-arm vibration and pavement surface improvement in the City of Edinburgh
Cyclist exposure to hand/arm vibration
Napier University's Dr Mark Taylor used an instrumented bike to assess the effect of setts and other road surfaces on hand-arm vibra...
D'Amico, B., Pomponi, L., Montaruli, M., Alshawawreh, L., Snaddon, S., Moghayedi, A., …Pomponi, F. (2019, September). Post-Disaster Post-Conflict Emergency Shelters: A Holistic Approach. Poster presented at RISE Awards 2019
The constrained environment dominating Post-disaster Post-sheltering design solutions often results in a lack of consideration of sustainability and social dimensions. Neglect...
Meade, S., Stewart, K., & Maher, M. (2018, May). Measurement of Cycling Risk and Quantitative Policy. Paper presented at Scottish Transport Applications and Research (STAR) Conference 2018
The SiN (Safety-in-numbers) effect has become prevalent within cycling research in recent years and describes the phenomenon whereby cycling accident risk may fall when the vo...
ENU Development Trust
Wind and solar energy holds a lot of promise when it comes to replace the conventional energy sources such as fossil fuels and coal. However, there is one problem: How do we store solar and wind energ...
Lecturer in Civil Engineering
Llewellyn, R. (2017, September). Improving Lane Adherence at Signalised Roundabouts with Intelligent Road Studs - A Case Study. Paper presented at JCT Traffic Signals Symposium
Spiral markings at signalised roundabouts improve traffic flow but can reduce safety due to poor lane discipline. This paper describes an innovative method of improving lane a...
Taylor, M., Edgar, A. & Raine, M. (2017, May). Cyclist exposure to hand-arm vibration and pavement surface improvement in the City of Edinburgh. Paper presented at Scottish Transport Applications and Research Conference, Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde
In the city of Edinburgh, pavement surfaces utilised as either shared space or dedicated cycle-paths use a broad range of materials and surface finishes. A poor pavement surf...
Sherriff, G. & Llewellyn, R. (2016, May). The Use Of Equality Impact Assessments In Scottish Local Authority Transport Projects. Paper presented at 12th Scottish Transport Applications and Research Conference, Glasgow, UK
Eker, U., Fountas, G., Anastasopoulos, P. C., & Still, S. E. (in press). An Exploratory Investigation of Public Perceptions Towards Key Benefits and Concerns from the Future Use of Flying Cars. Travel Behaviour and Society,
The imminent introduction of flying cars in the traffic fleet is anticipated to modify the mobility patterns of urban commuters. Flying cars' hybrid operation on the ground an...
Tischer, V., Fountas, G., Polette, M., & Rye, T. (2019). Environmental and economic assessment of traffic-related air pollution using aggregate spatial information: A case study of Balneário Camboriú, Brazil. Journal of Transport and Health, 14, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2019.100592
Transportation is one of the main determinants of atmospheric pollutant emissions in urban areas. This externality has direct environmental, economic and public ...
Eker, U., Ahmed, S. S., Fountas, G., & Anastasopoulos, P. C. (2019). An exploratory investigation of public perceptions towards safety and security from the future use of flying cars in the United States. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 23, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amar.2019.100103
This study aims at investigating public perceptions towards the safety and security implications that will arise after the future introduction of flying cars in the traffic fl...
Ghaisi, A., Fountas, G., Anastasopoulos, P., & Mannering, F. (2019). Statistical Assessment of Peer Opinions in Higher Education Rankings: The Case of U.S. Engineering Graduate Programs. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 11(3), 481-492. https://doi.org/10.1108/JARHE-09-2018-0196
Unlike many other quantitative characteristics used to determine higher education rankings, opinion-based peer assessment scores, and the factors that may influence them, are ...
Taylor, M., Edgar, A., & Raine, M. (2019). Cycling pavement assessment using hand-arm vibration exposure. Infrastructure Asset Management, 6(2), 86-101. https://doi.org/10.1680/jinam.17.00014
A defective pavement surface discourages cyclists from selecting certain routes and vibration exposure is a noticeable consequence of reduced path surface quality. Current as...
Fountas, G., & Rye, T. (in press). A note on accounting for underlying injury-severity states in statistical modeling of injury accident data. Procedia Computer Science, 151, 202-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2019.04.030
This study provides an empirical analysis of the severity outcomes of injury accidents (i.e., accidents that resulted in an injury-involved outcome) by exploring the possibili...
Pomponi, F., D'Amico, B., & Rye, T. (2019). Who Is (Likely) Peer-Reviewing Your Papers? A Partial Insight into the World’s Top Reviewers. Publications, 7(1), 15. https://doi.org/10.3390/publications7010015
Scientific publishing is experiencing unprecedented growth in terms of outputs across all fields. Inevitably this creates pressure throughout the system on a number of entitie...
Maeda, S., Taylor, M., Anderson, L. C., & McLaughlin, J. (2019). Determination of hand-transmitted vibration risk on the human. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 70, 28-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2019.01.002
Objective: The purpose of this paper is to examine the effectiveness of the proposed consideration for hand-transmitted vibration measurement on the human. Method: To obtain t...
Meade, S., & Stewart, K. (in press). Modelling Cycling Flow for the estimation of cycling risk at a meso urban spatial level. Transportation Research Procedia, 34, 59-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2018.11.014
One of the prevailing challenges in cycling research, or indeed any vulnerable road user research, is the availability of data to ascertain a representative level of 'exposure...
Vulnerable Road User (VRU) road safety performance lags behind the improvements achieved among motor...
Transport Research Institute academic, Richard Llewellyn, has been awarded fellowship of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation.
17 October 2018
Cyclists are at risk of permanent nerve damage because of poor road surfaces, research using an innovative measuring bike has revealed.
15 October 2017
Bike riding on cobbled, poorly maintained or potholed streets could give you permanent nerve damage, that’s the conclusion of a new study from researchers at Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland wh...
14 October 2017
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
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. The study by Edinburgh Napier University found ...
8 October 2017
Cyclists are risking permanent nerve damage due to poor road surfaces, research by Edinburgh Napier University reported in The Scotsman suggests.
7 October 2017
Potholes are not just a danger to your bike - but could also cause permanent nerve damage to you, according to new research. A study by Edinburgh Napier University discovered that Hand Arm Vibration ...
Cyclists are at risk of permanent nerve damage because of poor road surfaces in Scottish cities, research using a innovative measuring bike has revealed.
30 August 2017
Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 January 1970