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CASCF: Certificateless Aggregated SignCryption Framework for Internet-of-Things Infrastructure

Journal Article
Kim, T., Kumar, G., Saha, R., Alazab, M., Buchanan, W. J., Rai, M. K., …Thomas, R. (2020)
CASCF: Certificateless Aggregated SignCryption Framework for Internet-of-Things Infrastructure. IEEE Access, 8, 94748-94756. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.2995443
The increasing number of devices in the age of Internet-of-Thing (IoT) has arisen a number of problems related to security. Cryptographic processes, more precisely the signatu...

The Struggle is Real: Theorising Community Justice Restructuring Agonistically

Journal Article
Buchan, J. (in press)
The Struggle is Real: Theorising Community Justice Restructuring Agonistically. European Journal of Probation, https://doi.org/10.1177/2066220320927353
This article is a novel use of the ‘agonistic framework’ – a theory of penal change developed in the US, which emphasises the role of hidden conflict – to analyse recent organ...

Missing the full story: First estimates of carbon deposition rates for the European flat oyster, Ostrea edulis

Journal Article
Lee, H., Davies, I., Baxter, J., Diele, K., & Sanderson, W. G. (in press)
Missing the full story: First estimates of carbon deposition rates for the European flat oyster, Ostrea edulis. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3402

Optical fibre thermometry using ratiometric green emission of an upconverting nanoparticle- polydimethylsiloxane composite

Journal Article
Kumar, R., Binetti, L., Nguyen, .. H., Alwis, L. S., Sun, T., & Grattan, K. T. (in press)
Optical fibre thermometry using ratiometric green emission of an upconverting nanoparticle- polydimethylsiloxane composite. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2020.112083
The thermally coupled green band emission from excited Er 3+ ions has been used in the past to create optical thermometers, by doping the material in various types of media, p...

Monitoring of the critical meniscus of very low liquid volumes using an optical fiber sensor

Journal Article
Binetti, L., del Villar, I., Dissanayake, K., Stankiewicz, A., Sun, T., Grattan, K. T. V., & Alwis, L. (in press)
Monitoring of the critical meniscus of very low liquid volumes using an optical fiber sensor. IEEE Sensors Journal,
A novel sensing system based on single mode optical fiber in reflective configuration has been developed to measure the critical meniscus height (CMH) of low volumes of liquid...

SPR biosensor based on polymer multi-mode optical waveguide and nanoparticle signal enhancement

Journal Article
Gabriela Walter, J., Eilers, A., Alwis, L., Wilhelm Roth, B., & Bremer, K. (2020)
SPR biosensor based on polymer multi-mode optical waveguide and nanoparticle signal enhancement. Sensors, 20(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/s20102889
We present a surface plasmon resonance (SPR) biosensor that is based on a planar-optical multi-mode (MM) polymer waveguide structure applied for the detection of biomolecules ...

Mild Cognitive Impairment and Psychological State in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: A prospective descriptive study at Cardiac Rehabilitation Entry, Completion and Follow-up

Journal Article
Gallagher, R., Woolaston, A., Tofler, G., Bauman, A., Zhao, E., Jeon, Y., …Naismith, S. (in press)
Mild Cognitive Impairment and Psychological State in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: A prospective descriptive study at Cardiac Rehabilitation Entry, Completion and Follow-up. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing,
Background: Cognitive impairments (CI) may limit uptake of secondary prevention in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients but is poorly understood, including in cardiac rehabi...

Startup Branding: A Case Study of Pegipegi

Journal Article
Wismiarsi, T., Shihab, M. S., Hatta, H., & Tjandra, N. (2020)
Startup Branding: A Case Study of Pegipegi. Transnational Marketing Journal, 8(1), 27-50. https://doi.org/10.33182/tmj.v8i1.721
This study examines the brand strategy of a startup firm in Indonesia, Pegipegi, an online travel agent, which provides travel ticket and hotel reservation services. The study...

SklCoin: Toward a Scalable Proof-of-Stake and Collective Signature Based Consensus Protocol for Strong Consistency in Blockchain

Conference Proceeding
Jaroucheh, Z., Ghaleb, B., & Buchanan, W. J. (2020)
SklCoin: Toward a Scalable Proof-of-Stake and Collective Signature Based Consensus Protocol for Strong Consistency in Blockchain. https://doi.org/10.1109/icsa-c50368.2020.00034
The proof-of-work consensus protocol suffers from two main limitations: waste of energy and offering only probabilistic guarantees about the status of the blockchain. This pap...

Measuring Consumer Behavioural Intention to Accept Technology: Towards Autonomous Vehicles Technology Acceptance Model (AVTAM)

Conference Proceeding
Seuwou, P., Chrysoulas, C., Banissi, E., & Ubakanma, G. (2020)
Measuring Consumer Behavioural Intention to Accept Technology: Towards Autonomous Vehicles Technology Acceptance Model (AVTAM). In Trends and Innovations in Information Systems and Technologies: Volume 1. , (507-516). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-45688-7_51
The work presented in the paper aims at exploring information technology acceptance in the context of Autonomous Vehicles (AV) with the objectives of identifying and testing t...

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Exploring knowledge and understanding of prostate and oesophageal cancer in people with intellectual disability

2020 - 2020
People with intellectual disability (PWID) are living longer, and at risk of age related diseases e.g. cancer. Research on cancer in PWID is limited, but identifies a different pattern of cancer from ...
Funder: The Melville Trust for Cure and Care of Cancer | Value: £1,800

Investigating the prevalence and diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in Scottish hoverfly populations

2020 - 2021
Investigating the prevalence and diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in Scottish hoverfly populations
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £13,549

Who benefits from cardiovascular risk reduction programmes? Building a Scottish observatory to measure the impact of blood pressure (BP) telemonitoring and future cardiovascular risk reduction interve...

2020 - 2023
The British Heart Foundation is partnering the Scottish Government in supporting the roll out of an evidence based BP telemonitoring initiative (scale up BP) in order to facilitate increased detection...
Funder: British Heart Foundation | Value: £192,845

Online debriefings with care home staff after a resident’s death: improving coping mechanisms, team cohesion and communication with relatives

2020 - 2020
To support care home staff, it is essential to assist them to cope individually, within a cohesive team and support confident communication about death with excluded relatives. This project focusses o...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £20,864

Avoiding Burn Out of Care Home Workforce: sharing national learning and local initiatives that support resilience and retention during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020 - 2020
A key issue arising from the Covid-19 pandemic for Care Homes is heightened risk of staff burn out, further undermining already problematic staff retention in this sector. This short, high impact stud...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £9,317

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

A War Books Boom in Scotland? 1928-1932

2020 - 2021
It is a critical commonplace that there was a decade’s literary silence following the First World War in writing about the conflict before a ‘War Books Boom’ from 1928–1932. This boom was predicated o...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £11,641

Home Grown Demonstrator

2020 - 2021
This project is to act as forerunner to the larger Edinburgh Home Demonstrator project to identify areas of innovation and supply chain integration aligned with the economic strategy for Scotland’s f...
Funder: Forestry Commission Scotland | Value: £26,000

ACS discharge and medication education using Avatar technologies to prevent 30-day readmission.

2020 - 2022
Australian data report that up to 1 in 5 acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients are readmitted within 30-days.[1] It is estimated that between 2017-18, ACS events cost Australia $1,930 million.[2] Int...

Towards Guided Self-Organisation in Artificial Complex Systems: A Swarm Robotics Case Study

2020 - 2022
Swarm robotics refers to the design and coordination of large numbers of simple physical robots. Uses include environmental applications such as pollution monitoring in the oceans using aquatic robots...
Funder: Royal Society | Value: £11,500

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Developing Formal Evaluation Methods to Measure and Improve the User Experience Design of Extended Reality

2020 - date
Joanna Aldhous | Director of Studies: Dr Laura Muir | Second Supervisor: Dr Emilia Sobolewska

Early detection of online extremism networks using Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning

2020 - date
Richard Plant | Director of Studies: Dr Dimitra Gkatzia | Second Supervisor: Dr Valerio Giuffrida

The Representation of UK Slavery Heritage

2020 - date
Shemroy Roberts | Director of Studies: Dr Craig Wight | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

SQA Music Qualifications as Preperation for Music Degrees: An Investigation

2020 - date
Rebekah Donn | Director of Studies: Dr Zack Moir | Second Supervisor: MR Bryden Stillie

Dynamic response of timber floors reinforced with transverse bridging spine systems

2020 - date
Abel Munoz Herraez | Director of Studies: Dr Aamir Khokhar | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Hairstans

The Impact of Abuse on Sport Officials Wellbeing and Creation of a Wellbeing Framework for Sport Officials

2020 - date
Murray Grant | Director of Studies: Dr Duncan Mascarenhas | Second Supervisor: Dr Tony Westbury

An approach to proactive smart building maintenance.

2020 - date
Zhimeng Huang | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani

Next Generation Forensic and Incident Response Analysis Challenges on Industrial Control Systems

2020 - date
Owen Cutajar | Director of Studies: Dr Naghmeh Moradpoor Sheykhkanloo | Second Supervisor: Dr Zakwan Jaroucheh

Development of numerical tools for modelling hydrogen and gas mixtures in subsurface storage

2020 - date
Richard Wallace | Director of Studies: Dr Zuansi Cai | Second Supervisor: Dr John McDougall

Vampires, the Neo-human and the Gothic

2020 - date
Hannah Barretto | Director of Studies: Dr Emily Alder | Second Supervisor: Dr Sarah Artt

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School of Computing Hosts Easter Egg hunt online in Jupiter Artland in Minecraft

11 April 2020
Children from across Scotland gathered together in virtual space for an Easter Egg hunt hosted in Jupiter Artland in Minecraft during the lockdown.

University teams up with community researchers to help improve their neighbourhood

6 February 2020
A Team of community researchers will join forces with academics to help improve their neighbourhood. UK Research and Innovation today announced its backing for the Seven Kingdoms of Wester Hailes, on...

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

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