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Interculturality in Action at an English Conversation Club in a Thai University: The use of Cultural Differences and Spatial Repertoire/ Thai 'Habitat' Factor in the Management of Interaction

Journal Article
Victoria, M., & Sangiamchit, C. (2021)
Interculturality in Action at an English Conversation Club in a Thai University: The use of Cultural Differences and Spatial Repertoire/ Thai 'Habitat' Factor in the Management of Interaction. Journal of Language and Culture, 40(1), 123-147
The current investigation explores interculturality by looking at the language practices of a culturally and linguistically diverse group of postgraduate students from China, ...

‘World’s long on academics, Morse, but woeful short of good detectives’: Lewis, Hathaway and Endeavour: The changing roles of Colin Dexter’s sidekick

Book Chapter
Bishop, D. (2021)
‘World’s long on academics, Morse, but woeful short of good detectives’: Lewis, Hathaway and Endeavour: The changing roles of Colin Dexter’s sidekick. In L. Andrew, & S. Saunders (Eds.), The Detective's Companion in Crime Fiction: A Study in Sidekicks (237-259). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-74989-7
Bishop offers the first comprehensive analysis of the many variations of sidekick found in Colin Dexter’s Inspector Morse novels, and in the three television drama series base...

Nondestructive Inspection (NDI)

Book Chapter
Mook, G., & Shyha, I. (2021)
Nondestructive Inspection (NDI). In K. Grote, & H. Hefazi (Eds.), Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering (215-232). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47035-7_7
This chapter discusses various nondestructive inspection () methods. Nondestructive inspection includes all methods to characterize a material without indenting, extracting sa...

Strategic repositioning of Export Promotion Organisations in Ghana: A framework for the internationalisation of SMEs

Journal Article
Sasu, E., & Crossan, K. (2021)
Strategic repositioning of Export Promotion Organisations in Ghana: A framework for the internationalisation of SMEs. Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law, 10(1), 88-114

The Criminal Justice System in Scotland

Book Chapter
Morrison, K., Buchan, J., & Wooff, A. (2021)
The Criminal Justice System in Scotland. In The Oxford Textbook on Criminology. (2nd). Oxford: Oxford University Press
Morrison, K., Buchan, J., & Wooff, A. (2021). The Criminal Justice System in Scotland. In The Oxford Textbook on Criminology. (2nd). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Available...

(F)unctional Sifting: A Privacy-Preserving Reputation System Through Multi-Input Functional Encryption

Conference Proceeding
Bakas, A., Michalas, A., & Ullah, A. (2021)
(F)unctional Sifting: A Privacy-Preserving Reputation System Through Multi-Input Functional Encryption. In Secure IT Systems: 25th Nordic Conference, NordSec 2020, Virtual Event, November 23--24, 2020, Proceedings 25 (111--126
Functional Encryption (FE) allows users who hold a specific secret key (known as the functional key) to learn a specific function of encrypted data whilst learning nothing abo...

The Role Of Exercise In Cancer Rehabilitation

Journal Article
Campbell, A. (2021)
The Role Of Exercise In Cancer Rehabilitation. Journal of Cancer Rehabilitation, 4, 103-104. https://doi.org/10.48252/JCR22

Behind the beer: An examination of ‘entrepreneurial’ motives for starting a craft brewery

Book Chapter
Ellis, V., & Richards, J. (in press)
Behind the beer: An examination of ‘entrepreneurial’ motives for starting a craft brewery. In Researching Craft Beer: Understanding Production, Community and Culture in an Evolving Sector. Bingley: Emerald
Brewing has experienced a considerable revival in recent years with the number of brewers in the UK being at its highest level since the 1930s (Cask Report, 2018). After decad...

Strategies for success? Market entry strategies of new craft beer producers

Book Chapter
Quinn, D., Ellis, V., & Richards, J. (in press)
Strategies for success? Market entry strategies of new craft beer producers. In Researching Craft Beer: Understanding Production, Community and Culture in an Evolving Sector. Bingley: Emerald
Fewer than half of UK start-up businesses will survive beyond 5 years and there are many, and complex, reasons for this (ONS, 2020). In the Scottish Small Business Survey of 2...

Writing for Craigsbank (illustrated lecture with live performance)

Exhibition / Performance
Burton, K. Writing for Craigsbank (illustrated lecture with live performance)
[Illustrated lecture with live performance]. Exhibited at Edinburgh, Scotland. 30 November 2021 - 27 November 2017. (Unpublished
Following the premiere of my site-specific work for performance at Craigsbank Parish Church (originally titled Floating Sanctuary), I was invited to talk to the Church of Scot...

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Gendered information landscapes and their impact on routes into and through apprenticeships

2022 - 2025
The aim is to understand the myriad sources of gender stereotyping that impact on young people’s choices around apprenticeships and work-based learning (WBL). First, by a policy and literature review ...
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £57,117

PhD Studentship 2019: Work Based Learning and Firm Performance

2021 - 2027
The PhD studentship project will analyse the benefits and challenges of work-based learning (WBL) in organisations and develop a maturity model for benchmarking and a toolkit for maximising value and ...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £52,661

Covid-19 support scheme for Postdoctoral researchers 2021

2021 - 2021
Covid-19 support scheme for Postdoctoral researchers 2021
Funder: Society for Reproduction and Fertility | Value: £12,386

Dr David Summers Trust PhD Studentship: 'Slip out of darkness': A Study of Contemporary Queer Scottish Poetry

2021 - 2026
This PhD project will synthesise Scottish literary studies, Queer theory and the developing socio-cultural contexts of modern Scottish society, to investigate a range of queer Scottish poets.
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £15,195

Centre for Child & Family Law and Policy Research Internships

2021 - 2022
The internships will involve: (i) conducting practice-based research on areas of law and practice governing children and adults in their private and family life – to include family law, public childca...
Funder: The Clark Foundation for Legal Education

Monitoring expansion rate of timber for Jacket Pile Gripper Application

2021 - 2021
Monitoring expansion rate of timber for Jacket Pile Gripper Application
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

A Reinforcement Learning Based Resource Management System for Long Term Care for Elderly People

2021 - 2023
A reinforcement learning method will model the behaviour of community care organisations with sequential decision processes focusing on organising the distribution, procurement and management of daily...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £11,200

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modelling for the Design of Spill-proof Coffee Cup Lid

2021 - 2021
The project team conducted CFD modelling for the Design of Spill-proof Coffee Cup lid designed and patented by SipSecure Ltd. The results of the numerical simulation will be utilised the product desig...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Care Home Digital Foundations Landscape Assessment in South East Scotland

2021 - 2021
To conduct a Regional landscape assessment of the current digital foundations of care homes in the area. This work would identify for all care homes in the region details of (1) digital connectivity;...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £43,985

Keep Learning

2021 - 2024
The project proposes a novel architecture for designing optimisation systems that “keeps learning” when exposed to a continual stream of instances: these systems will autonomously adapt their compone...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £388,219

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Applying Brain-signals Analysis for Evaluation of user experience in healthcare application

2021 - date
Hanadi Alfraidi | Director of Studies: Prof Amir Hussain | Second Supervisor: Dr Baraq Ghaleb

Community Media in Lockdown: How social change during the COVID-19 pandemic affects strategies of distribution and impact for female-identifying community based media

2021 - date
Cara Bamford | Director of Studies: Dr Kirsten MacLeod | Second Supervisor: Dr Alistair Scott

The Literature House in the Digital Age: New Directions for Literary Heritage

2021 - date
Catriona Schofield | Director of Studies: Dr Tara Thomson | Second Supervisor: Dr Kirstie Jamieson

Developing evidence informed support services for young people following loss of close family or friends from suicide

2021 - date
Alpha Zhang | Director of Studies: Prof Nicola Ring | Second Supervisor: Prof Nadine Dougall

The influence of menstral cycle on training schedules in female mountain bike athletes.

2021 - date
Miss Robyn Aitkenhead | Director of Studies: Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills | Second Supervisor: Prof Geraint Florida-James

The influence of exercise time on sleep quality in type 1 diabetics

2021 - date
Siobhan Laing | Director of Studies: Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills | Second Supervisor: Diabetes Awareness Day Jacqui Charlton

‘Vulnerabilities’ and ‘Capabilities’ within the Context of Protracted Displacement Crises

2021 - date
Fiona Cameron | Director of Studies: Dr Kiril Sharapov | Second Supervisor: Dr Phiona Stanley

Climate change, risk and migration in Global North and Global South: A comparison study

2021 - date
Isabel Stark | Director of Studies: Dr Taulant Guma | Second Supervisor: Dr Kiril Sharapov

Is Music Still the Food of Love? An Ethnographic Study of Innovation in Song Writing, with an Empirical Investigation of Constraints in the Cultural Production Industries and the Gig Economy.

2021 - date
Alan Brooke | Director of Studies: Dr Holly Patrick | Second Supervisor: Dr Vaughan Ellis

Responding to spaces, places, and community: a portfolio of composition and documentation of praxis

2021 - date
Paul Greene | Director of Studies: Dr Katrina Burton | Second Supervisor: Dr John Hails

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Arion’s Summer Get-Together at The Life Room Gallery, Edinburgh. August 2021. Artmag. Visual art review featuring the work of Louise Todd and four other artists: 'Louise Todd teaches a postgraduate course, Tourism, Society and Visual Culture at Edinburgh Napier University and she creatively explores her academic knowledge in her artwork... These charismatic paintings are so original and imaginative studying the hidden art of tourism and travel. These are not selfies but taken on a camera at a distance by a father, sister, friend – quick Kodak moments to preserve the relaxing, romantic reminiscences captured with nostalgic, dreamlike vision.'

28 August 2021
Arion’s Summer Get-Together at The Life Room Gallery, Edinburgh. August 2021. ArtMag. Visual art review featuring the work of Louise Todd and four other artists: 'Louise Todd teaches a postgraduate c...

Can Timber Construction Be a Significant Carbon Sink?

26 August 2021
Coverage of our article in One Earth in this popular read within the Architect Magazine

To cut carbon think low rise cities not skyscrapers

24 August 2021
This is a piece Bloomberg has made on the paper recently published in Nature Urban Sustainability (https://www.nature.com/articles/s42949-021-00034-w) which has received significant global attention (...

Dr See becomes a full member of the EPSRC Peer Review College

17 May 2021
Dr Chan H. See has been promoted from the EPSRC Associate College to Full College membership.

Edinburgh Napier appoints Rosie Howie as Publisher in Residence

6 May 2021
The Bookseller, the leading publishing industry magazine, ran a feature on our ground-breaking Publisher in Residence appointment. Full page coverage of my initiative (two years in the making), firs...

West Highland Free Press news article

1 April 2021
Dr Donnellan was contacted and interviewed by a journalist about her work in COVID-19 drug discovery. The journalist was particularly interested in how to get girls and women more involved in science...

Dr Tom Campbell was interviewed about the Mountain Bike Innovation Centre on ITV Borders news.

18 March 2021
Dr Tom Campbell was interviewed on ITV borders news to talk about the signing of the borderlands deal and the Mountain Bike Innovation Centre to be located in Innerleithen.

Blog: Researching treatments for Covid-19

9 March 2021
It has been just over a year since the first cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in the UK, with over 2.5 million deaths worldwide at the time of writing. The turmoil, disruption, havoc and devastation t...

Delivering India’s first digital Festival Academy

4 March 2021
On Monday mornings, Edinburgh Napier Business School’s Dr Gary Kerr and Professor Jane Ali-Knight help deliver the first digital India Festival Academy for the British Council. “Without doubt, these s...

Dr Scott Lyall awarded RSE Network Grant

15 December 2020
Dr Scott Lyall (PI) has been awarded a Network Grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to found and facilitate a Scottish Revival Network. He will collaborate with Dr Michael Shaw (CI) of the Univer...

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