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Sign in Human-Sound Interaction

Book Chapter
Di Donato, B. (in press)
Sign in Human-Sound Interaction. In J. Drever, & A. Hugill (Eds.), Aural Diversity. Routledge

From a PhD to Assisting BioMusic Research

Book Chapter
Di Donato, B. (in press)
From a PhD to Assisting BioMusic Research. In C. Vear (Ed.), The Routledge International Handbook of Practice-Based Research (642-649). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429324154-50
This chapter describes the author’s practice and experience in transitioning from being a PhD in Music Technology candidate to a research assistant on a large-scale funded pro...

The Multimodal Turing Test for Realistic Humanoid Robots with Embodied Artificial Intelligence

Conference Proceeding
Strathearn, C., & Ma, M. (2021)
The Multimodal Turing Test for Realistic Humanoid Robots with Embodied Artificial Intelligence. In Joint Proceedings of the LIFELIKE 2020 - 8th Edition in the Evolution of the Workshop Series of Autonomously Learning and Optimizing Systems (SAOS) co-located with 2020 Conference on Artificial Life (ALIFE 2020)
Alan Turing developed the Turing Test as a method to determine whether artificial intelligence (AI) can deceive human interrogators into believing it is sentient by competentl...

Underreporting of errors in NLG output, and what to do about it

Conference Proceeding
van Miltenburg, E., Clinciu, M., Dušek, O., Gkatzia, D., Inglis, S., Leppänen, L., …Wen, L. (2021)
Underreporting of errors in NLG output, and what to do about it. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (140-153
We observe a severe under-reporting of the different kinds of errors that Natural Language Generation systems make. This is a problem, because mistakes are an important indica...

Size matters in a Circular Economy: a practical framework applying Futures Literacy to support Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs)

Conference Proceeding
Weigend, R., Viero, G., Schindler, T., Guadarrama, G., & Pomponi, F. (2021)
Size matters in a Circular Economy: a practical framework applying Futures Literacy to support Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs). In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference, International Sustainable Development Research Society (696-718
The Circular Economy (CE) is conceived by many as paramount to decouple economic growth from environmental impacts and resource depletion. Implementing this economic paradigm ...

A Study of Biogas Upgrading to Bio-Methane with Carbon dioxide Capture using Ceramic Membranes

Conference Proceeding
Ogunlude, P., Abunumah, O., Muhammad-Sukki, F., & Gobina, E. (2021)
A Study of Biogas Upgrading to Bio-Methane with Carbon dioxide Capture using Ceramic Membranes. In ICANM2021 Proceedings (27-33
Greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and their effects have been a matter of global concern over the past decade. With growing energy demands to support developing economies, there...

Lacanian Perspectives on Blade Runner 2049

Book
Neill, C. (Ed.)
(2021). Lacanian Perspectives on Blade Runner 2049. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-56754-5

A Preliminary Scoping Study of Federated Learning for the Internet of Medical Things

Book Chapter
Farhad, A., Woolley, S. I., & Andras, P. (2021)
A Preliminary Scoping Study of Federated Learning for the Internet of Medical Things. In J. Mantas, L. Stoicu-Tivadar, C. Chronaki, A. Hasman, P. Weber, P. Gallos, …O. Sorina Chirila (Eds.), Public Health and Informatics (504-505). Amsterdam: IOS Press. https://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI210216
This paper presents a scoping review of federated learning for the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) and demonstrates the limited amount of research work in an area which has ...

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...

Quantile Probability Predictions: A Demonstrative Performance Analysis of Forecasts of US COVID-19 Deaths

Journal Article
Thomson, M., Pollock, A., & Murray, J. (2021)
Quantile Probability Predictions: A Demonstrative Performance Analysis of Forecasts of US COVID-19 Deaths. Eurasian Journal of Business and Management, 9(2), 139-163. https://doi.org/10.15604/ejbm.2021.09.02.004
An analytical framework is presented for the evaluation of quantile probability forecasts. It is demonstrated using weekly quantile forecasts of changes in the number of US CO...

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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

Naloxone in Police Scotland - a Pilot Evaluation

2022 - 2022
This study will be a mixed methods process evaluation of a test of change (pilot project) for the carriage, and use, of intra-nasal spray Naloxone by Police Scotland officers. The evaluation will foc...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £73,800

CPTSD and Psychosis: Psychological Interventions for Complex PTSD And Schizophrenia-Spectrum disOrder (PICASSO)

2022 - 2023
Psychosis is a highly distressing mental health condition, affecting up to 3% of the population. Conceptually, it has much in common with complex post-traumatic stress disorder (CPTSD). Both involve n...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £276,279

PiezoACT membranes: Piezo-Active Nanofibrous Self-decontaminating Facemasks/Filters using Solution Blow Spinning in Egypt

2022 - 2022
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, facemasks have been in short supply in particular for health care workers who should be fully safeguarded to protect health system from being overwhelmed. The...
Funder: British Council | Value: £79,920

Blended space exchange with Farmingdale State College

2021 - 2022
The aims of this exchange are to expand on an existing collaboration between myself from The School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University and Dr Brian O’ Keefe of the Visual Communications Depar...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £5,234

Exploring Vaccine Hesitancy for Covid-19 amongst Healthcare Workers (Students): An Exploratory Study.

2021 - 2022
Aims and objectives: to explore vaccine ‘hesitancy’ amongst vaccine high priority focusing on health workers in Scotland. Specific objectives will seek to: • To explore vaccine hesitancy and confidenc...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £19,049

Stoane Lighting KTP

2021 - 2023
The overall aim of this project is to develop a world-first Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) approach focused on the lighting industry Within the Lighting sector there is a growing focus around the key them...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £170,860

Scottish community radio journalistic skills assessment

2021 - 2022
The objective of the project is to assess the needs of community radio volunteers in Scotland, so that they can assume a bigger role in local news provision. Previous research by the applicant has est...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £4,029

West of Scotland Herring Hunt (WOSHH)

2021 - 2024
West of Scotland Herring Hunt (WOSHH) Scotland’s herring fishery was once the largest commercial fishery globally, generating income, identity, and societal change for rural communities. Following st...
Funder: William Grant Foundation | Value: £154,550

Sentinel: Security alert level automation

2021 - 2022
Prototype a SaaS platform for automation of risk assessment, management and associated security alerts as a service in high risk areas of the world. The core will be implementation of a prototype ma...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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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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Richard Llewellyn appointed as professional institution trustee and strategic board chair

19 November 2021
Richard Llewellyn has been appointed a Trustee of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) and Chair of the charity's Education and Professional Development Strategic Board.

Your best brand strategy idea is hiding in plain sight: Expert insights on marketing

15 November 2021
Excellent insights on marketing strategy development behind some of the big UK, global advertising campaigns of our time.

Marketing strategy, paid marketing, CRM, copywriting: it's all in a day's work for Edinburgh marketing consultant Kirsty Kirkhope

8 November 2021
Insights on developing digital marketing strategy and tactics, client-side and agency-side.

Dr Timothy Olawumi wins top award for research excellence

2 November 2021
Dr. Timothy Olawumi was the recipient of the 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 at the recent 𝐁𝐈𝐌 𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚 𝐈𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 (out of the 289 nominations r...

Dr Timothy Olawumi was a guest speaker a National Seminar.

12 October 2021
Dr. Timothy was one of the guest speaker at the 𝐐𝐒 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲 𝐖𝐞𝐛𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐫 on "𝐺𝑟𝑒𝑒𝑛 𝐵𝑢𝑖𝑙𝑑𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑄𝑢𝑎𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑡𝑦 𝑆𝑢𝑟𝑣𝑒𝑦𝑜𝑟" which was co-organized wit...

Marketing degrees, how they're changing; life back on campus: Catch up with Prof Christof Backhaus, Dr Nathalia Tjandra by Edinburgh Napier Marketing Network

7 October 2021
Catch up on how life has changed on campus. Plus, insights on how marketing degrees are evolving, with details on the DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) - a compelling offering for marketing pra...

UK ad industry legend Neil Christie got a Shetland pony to moonwalk; shares top tips with Edinburgh Napier Marketing Network

4 October 2021
Ad industry legend Neil Christie shares how to build a profitable marketing business, including by being very silly, in this podcast for the Edinburgh Napier Marketing Network. He takes us behind th...

Edinburgh Napier Marketing Network alumni feature: Carina Schroeder, class of 2021, reflects on marketing studies, career - and pub golf

3 October 2021
Edinburgh Napier Marketing Network, launched on LinkedIn. Inaugural podcast to build student-alumni marketing community.

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

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