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FIMPA: A Fixed Identity Mapping Prediction Algorithm in Edge Computing Environment

Journal Article
Zhang, S., Liu, Y., Li, S., Tan, Z., Zhao, X., & Zhou, J. (2020)
FIMPA: A Fixed Identity Mapping Prediction Algorithm in Edge Computing Environment. IEEE Access, 8, 17356-17365. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.2966399
Edge computing is a research hotspot that extends cloud computing to the edge of the network. Due to the recent developments in computation, storage and network technology for...

Pagan Modernism: First World War and Spiritual Revival in Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song and Neil M. Gunn’s Highland River

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
Pagan Modernism: First World War and Spiritual Revival in Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song and Neil M. Gunn’s Highland River. In Scottish Literature and World War OneEdinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

Why we do not adapt Jean Rhys

Book Chapter
Artt, S. (in press)
Why we do not adapt Jean Rhys. In Intercultural AdaptationsEdinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
Abstract not available.

Blockchain for Cybersecurity and Privacy: Architectures, Challenges, and Applications

Book
Maleh, Y., Shojaafar, M., Alazab, M., & Romdhani, I. (Eds.)
(in press). Blockchain for Cybersecurity and Privacy: Architectures, Challenges, and Applications. CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group
Blockchain Technology is defined as a decentralized system of distributed registers that are used to record data transactions on multiple computers. The reason this technology...

Walking Home: An Autoethnography Of Hiking, Identity, And (De)Colonization

Book Chapter
Stanley, P. (in press)
Walking Home: An Autoethnography Of Hiking, Identity, And (De)Colonization. In A. F. Herrmann (Ed.), The Routledge International Handbook of Organizational AutoethnographyTaylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429056987
As a white, Scottish woman living on violently acquired, never-ceded Gadigal land on the east coast of what we now call Australia, I came to see that I was part of a big, unre...

The normalisation of overwork: A scoping study of Leavism

Presentation / Conference
Richards, J., Pustelnikovaite, T., Ellis, V., & Canduela, J. (2020, April)
The normalisation of overwork: A scoping study of Leavism. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference, Newcastle
The proposed paper focuses on Leaveism, understood as employees using allocated time off to work (CIPD, 2018). Leaveism involves using allocated time off when actually unwell,...

Reform for family court cases: making a difference in the everyday lives of children?

Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2020)
Reform for family court cases: making a difference in the everyday lives of children?. Scots Law Times, 2020,
Analysis of the proposals for family law reform contained in the Scottish Government's current Bill and Family Modernisation Strategy.

The joint effect of weather and lighting conditions on injury severities of single-vehicle accidents

Journal Article
Fountas, G., Fonzone, A., Gharavi, N., & Rye, T. (in press)
The joint effect of weather and lighting conditions on injury severities of single-vehicle accidents. Analytic Methods in Accident Research,
This study seeks to identify and analyze variations in the effect of contributing factors on injury severities of single-vehicle accidents across various lighting and weather ...

Models of osteoarthritis: relevance and new insights

Journal Article
Samvelyan, H., Hughes, D., Stevens, C., & Staines, K. (in press)
Models of osteoarthritis: relevance and new insights. Calcified Tissue International, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00223-020-00670-x
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive and disabling musculoskeletal disease affecting millions of people and resulting in major healthcare costs worldwide. It is the most commo...

Trust-aware and Cooperative Routing Protocol for IoT Security

Journal Article
Djedjig, N., Tandjaoui, D., Medjek, F., & Romdhani, I. (in press)
Trust-aware and Cooperative Routing Protocol for IoT Security. Journal of Information Security and Applications,
The resource-constrained nature of IoT objects makes the Routing Protocol for Low-power and Lossy Networks (RPL) vulnerable to several attacks. Although RPL specification prov...

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CiViL: Common-sense- and Visual-enhanced natural Language generation

2020 - 2023
One of the most compelling problems in Artificial Intelligence is to create computational agents capable of interacting in real-world environments using natural language. Computational agents such as ...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £280,060

Applicability of the optical mesoscope technology to assess physical effects of noise on statocysts of marine invertebrate embryos/larvae: A proof of concept

2020 - 2020
We perceive oceans as quiet,but increasing levels of man-made noise can have negative effects on marine organisms. Invertebrates are under-represented in noise-related research but play significant r...
Funder: Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance | Value: £10,000

World/Water Futures

2020 - 2021
Blue Humanities is an underdeveloped subfield within the Environmental Humanities. It focuses on the cultural meanings of water, and incorporates multiple disciplinary strands, including ecology, mari...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £10,000

Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium for Gender and Public Engagement

2020 - 2021
Gender inequality in the Pacific is a serious challenge and a sensitive issue - requiring a culturally appropriate and joined up development approach to support and drive the necessary social changes....
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £93,888

Prevalence of Brucellosis and Q-fever in livestock within the Ashanti region of Ghana

2020 - 2020
To determine the seroprevalence of abortifacient zoonoses (Brucellosis and Coxiellosis) in small ruminants within the Ashanti region of Ghana
Funder: Microbiology Society | Value: £2,530

Child Welfare Hearing Reports: Post 2015 reforms

2020 - 2020
The research proposes to examine how, if at all, practice in the commissioning, preparation and use of CWHR has changed since 2015. In particular, to what extend are CWHR used, if at all, to provide e...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £5,997

Bus Passenger Analytics

2020 - 2020
Passengers using the Lothian Buses network may use a smart card (Ridacard) to pay for their journey, swiping the card on boarding a vehicle. Smart card journeys account for about 1/3rd of journeys mad...
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £26,170

How are we positioning apprenticeships? A critical analysis of job adverts for degree apprentices

2020 - 2020
The introduction of the degree apprenticeship presents opportunities for students to pursue a degree while working in paid positions relevant to their studies. Within this model, employers take an act...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £4,999

Mortice Lock Prototype Development

2019 - 2020
The company has designed a new lock on CAD (computer aided design) which is about 95% complete, the design needs to completed by an expert to the British standards requirements and so as the lock is ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Repairing Polluted Artificial Intelligent Systems with Machine Unlearning

2019 - 2020
This project is intended to seek in-depth understanding of the new promising decentralised machine learning scheme, namely federated learning, and develop a proof-of-concept algorithm-independent unle...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £29,703

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Role of context-aware multimodal processing in real world applications

2019 - date
Mandar Gogate | Director of Studies: Prof Amir Hussain | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

Mergers and Acquisitions: An International Perspective on Value Creation and Other Motivations for Merger Activities 1998-2018.

2019 - date
Andrew Lebbon | Director of Studies: Dr Maria Mina Rosero | Second Supervisor: Dr Fawad Khaleel

A exploration of how mental health nurses learn to provide sexual health care

2019 - date
Ms Avril Hendry | Director of Studies: Dr Sarah Doyle | Second Supervisor: Dr Sally Brown

Beyond numbers and tasks: An ethnographic study exploring the work of district nursing teams and the impact this has on patients, carers, families and communities

2019 - date
Bruce Harper-McDonald | Director of Studies: Dr Janet Hanley | Second Supervisor: Dr Claire Kydonaki

Talent Management

2019 - date
Sara Whinnett | Director of Studies: Prof Thomas Garavan | Second Supervisor: Dr Kirsteen Grant

Women, festival leaders and social transformation: an international comparison.

2019 - date
Bene Piccio | Director of Studies: Prof Maura Sheehan | Second Supervisor: Dr Louise Todd

The hidden links in trophic food webs: where do the parasites fit?

2019 - date
Matthew Dicker | Director of Studies: Dr Sonja Rueckert | Second Supervisor: Prof Mark Huxham

Sailor Superstition in Nineteenth-Century Seafaring Literature

2019 - date
Federica Mascherpa | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden

Bio-Nanomaterial Hazard Assessment: development of in vitro models to aid assessment of reproductive function in response to nanomedicines

2019 - date
Sarah Horgan | Director of Studies: Prof Gary Hutchison | Second Supervisor: Dr Eva Malone

Should I stay or should I go? An exploration of the experience of deciding to leave the nursing profession

2019 - date
Fiona Bastow | Director of Studies: Dr Catherine Mahoney | Second Supervisor: Dr Jessica MacLaren

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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 Al Duff Featured in Sunday Express

5 October 2019
A revolt is needed to protect our privacy, leading professor claims Professor Alistair Duff insists the rise of technology such as facial recognition (FRT), CCTV and smart devices is robbing us of ou...

Expert Testimony to Scottish Parliament

30 September 2019
Prof Al Duff appeared as an expert witness before the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee. Testifying on behalf of privacy pressure group NO2ID Edinburgh, he answered MSP question about the bill f...

Winner of the RISE award for Design, Innovation and Creativity

30 September 2019
The RISE Awards are the highlight of the annual Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) Conference – and this year’s ceremony saw Edinburgh Napier’s Bernardino D'Amico and France...

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.

Music team and technology helps bring twins virtually together for the BBC World Service 'Digital Planet' programme

5 September 2019
Edinburgh Napier and the Royal College of Music has helped bring musicians virtually together as part of a special 18th birthday edition of the BBC World Service’s Digital Planet programme. Led in E...

Dr Scott Lyall publishes an article in The Conversation on Nan Shepherd.

28 August 2019
‘The Living Mountain: in an age of ecological crisis, Nan Shepherd’s nature writing is more relevant than ever’. Article in The Conversation, published 29 August 2019

Cyclists: why uneven roads and potholes are endangering your health

25 August 2019
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 ...

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)

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Seminar: The evolutionary iron law of oligarchy

Wednesday 11th December, 4-5pm C44
11 December 2019

Seminar with Dr Sonja Rueckert (Associate Professor at Edinburgh Napier University) and Matthew Dicker (MRes Student at Edinburgh Napier University) on parasites

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
4 December 2019

Policing Justice and Society Seminar Series - Associate Prof. Sarah Soppitt, Northumbria University

Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus
2 December 2019

Seminar with Professor Mark Huxham (Edinburgh Napier University) on understanding the meaning of catastrophe in southern Kenya

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
27 November 2019

Visiting researcher - Dr Jim Gilmour (University of Sheffield) to present on microalgal biofuels - fact or fantasy?

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
13 November 2019

Democratic self-regulation and fairness in future cyber societies

16:00-17:00 in room C44, Merchiston Campus
6 November 2019

Visiting Professor - Professor Simon Forrest (Durham University) to present on searching, finding, making and remaking young sexual identities

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
6 November 2019

Visiting researcher - Dr Helena Radke (The University of Edinburgh) to present on barriers to women engaging in collective action to overcome sexism

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
30 October 2019

Policing, Justice and Society Seminar Series - Dr Jarmo Houtsonen, Police University College, Finland

Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus
28 October 2019

Cinematic Inclusions: Traditions and Experiments in Lithuanian Documentary Cinema

Lecture Theatre A17, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh Napier University
23 October 2019