Director of Sustainable Construction
Professor in Maternal Health
Mishra, A., Tripathy, A., Obaidat, M., Tan, Z., Prasad, M., Sadoun, B., & Puthal, D. (in press). A Chain Topology for Efficient Monitoring of Food Grain Storage Using Smart Sensors. In Conference Proceedings
Due to lack of an efficient monitoring system to periodically record environmental parameters for food grain storage, a huge loss of food grains in storage is reported every y...
Merchant, J., & O'Connor, S. (2018). Equality is not just about ticking boxes – tapping into our talent benefits us all. United Kingdom
No abstract available.
Urquhart, N., & Hart, E. (in press). Optimisation and Illumination of a Real-world Workforce Scheduling and Routing Application via Map-Elites. In Proceedings of PPSN 2018
Workforce Scheduling and Routing Problems (WSRP) are very common in many practical domains, and usually have a number of objectives. Illumination algorithms such as Map-Elites...
Medical Research Scotland
MS is a prevalent disease in Scotland with some 10000 sufferers, but treatment options are limited and often only partially effective (Gourraud et al., 2012). MS is known to influence quality of life...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
The project focuses on person centred care for people with learning disabilities at the point of transition from child to adult health services. The project will include multiple nursing perspectives ...
Scottish Funding Council
To re-establish Scotland’s status as Global Centre of Excellence for all aspects of mountain biking. Enable a sustainable industry led approach to mountain bike sector development using the knowledge...
08 October 2017
09 October 2017
13 October 2017
University Tutor (Global Online)
Part Time Demonstrator
Campus Support Assistant - Technician
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2018). Smart City Development Paths: Insights from the First Two Decades of Research. In A. Bisello, D. Vettorato, P. Laconte, & S. Costa (Eds.), Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions: Results of SSPCR 2017, 403-420. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-75774-2
More than 20 years have now passed since the concept of smart city first appeared in a scholarly publica-tion, marking the beginning of a new era in urban innovation. Since th...
Wale, M., Diele, K., & Briers, R. (2018). From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel
Powers, S. T., Ekárt, A., & Lewis, P. R. (in press). Co-creating Enduring Institutions for Socio-Technical Systems: The Complementarity of Content-based and Value-based Modelling Approaches. In Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Artificial Life
Perret, C., Powers, S. T., Pitt, J., & Hart, E. (in press). Can justice be fair when it is blind? How social network structures can promote or prevent the evolution of despotism. In Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Artificial Life
Hierarchy is an efficient way for a group to organize, but often goes along with inequality that benefits leaders. To control despotic behaviour, followers can assess leaders'...
Lu, X., & Rahman, M. (in press). Why Do we Like Commenting and Sharing in Social Media? An Online Approach of Luxury Brand Communication. In Gamma Conference Proceedings
Clavie, B., & Moradpoor, N. (in press). Two Communities, One Topic: Exploring the British Reddit community split based on perceived biases. In Proceedings of posters presented at 10th ACM Conference on Web Science
This article explores a perceived bias between two British reddit
communities dedicated to discussing British politics.We analyse the
popular sources favoured by each communit...
Rivera, E. S., & Garden, C. L. P. (in press). Theory and Games: Developing a methof for gamifying Higher Education. In EDULEARN18 Proceedings
Gamification, the use of game attributes in non-game context, is used in the private sector as well as education. Research into Gamified Learning (GL) often focuses on case...
Bernal-Sanchez, J., McDougall, J., Barreto Gonzalez, D., Miranda, M., & Marinelli, A. (in press). Dynamic behaviour of shredded rubber soil mixtures. In Proceedings of the 16th European Conference in Earthquake Engineering
Residential buildings in high population density areas are seismically vulnerable to the action of major seismic events. The high cost and technical difficulties related to th...
János, L., Emőke, I., Phong. Q, T., Miklós, G., László, K., István, T., …Guida, G. (2018). New method for rock qualification. In Mérnökgeológia-Kőzetmechanika 2018, 263 - 274
Guan, Y., Vedreno Santos, F., Azar, Z., Thomas, A., Li, G., Odavic, M., & Zhu, Z. (in press). Performance of Superconducting Generators with Different Topologies under Fault Conditions. In Conference Proceedings
This paper compares the short-circuit performance of superconducting (SC) generators with three different topologies, i.e., iron-cored stator and rotor, iron-cored stator and ...
Garden, C. L. P., & Rivera, E. S. (in press). Putting theory into practice: gamification for student engagement. In EDULEARN18 Proceedings
Gamification is the use of game design elements in a non-game contexts . It is an intervention that has been used in a business setting for a number of years and is now bec...
Pomponi, F. (2018). Building as we did in the past is not sustainable and needs to change. Edinburgh
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...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Robotics is changing the landscape of innovation. But traditional design approaches are not suited to novel or unknown habitats and contexts, for instance: robot colonies for ore mining, exploring or ...
European Society of Cardiology
In this study, we aim to examine:
1. Trends in the prevalence of hospital admissions for CHD in young adults and compare them with older adults between 1991 to 2011;
2. Trend in the annual rates of ...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Undergrad vacation scholarship. Study includes online survey of spouses experiences of seeking help with issues arising from military service of partner, and levels of success and critique. Also a sys...
Develop a bespoke system for managing defined client data including charitable clients in Scotland for TC Young.
Mobile health (mHealth) is a rapidly growing area with patients and healthcare professionals using applications (apps) on smartphones to help them manage chronic illness. Dementia is a growing problem...
Book project on the authority of international criminal law. The funding would be used to take up the offered position of Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York, to benefit from the researc...
Society of Legal Scholars
This research project aims to provide a theory of authority in international criminal law. The question explored by the project overall is what authority international criminal law possesses, and from...
Society for Reproduction and Fertility
SRF summer studentship
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The "Our Future Scotland" Film has been commissioned by the Scotland Future's Forum at the Scottish Parliament. The film will be showcased at the Parliament on 16th May 2018 and form the basis of an ...
Design and construct reaction frame for undertaking vibrotactile threshold testing for hand held power tools.
Investigating new therapies for osteoarthritis: a collaboration between ENU and Guangzhou Medical University, China
Osteoarthritis is the most important ageing-related disease, estimated to affect 13...
Chief Scientists Office
Lay summary: The sun can be harmful. If children/adolescents get sunburnt five or more times, they are twice as likely to get skin cancer as an adult. The sun can be beneficial. It is a source of vita...
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually-transmitted infection in the world, and is associated with miscarriage, pre-term birth and infertility. However, the understanding of the mechanisms t...
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DD...
28 July 2017
The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) is the foremost professional body in transportation planning and engineering, representing over 11,500 members ...
23 August 2017
In an interview with Inspired Edinburgh in The Victorian Townhouse, Professor Bill Buchanan outlined his career and his university, along with his love of his home city, crypt...
22 August 2017
Zonefox, a spin-out of The Cyber Academy within the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University, officially launched their move into new offices in Edinburgh. They have...
27 August 2017
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06 October 2017
Friday 6th October
Edinburgh Methodist Church, Nicholson Square
2-5pm Discussions and talks (free admission)
7:30pm Concert (cello and electronics)
10 October 2017
19 October 2017
Adaptive Behavior is an indexed, international peer reviewed journal that publishes original research and review articles on adaptive behavior in biological systems and autono...
16 October 2017
Cyclists are risking permanent nerve damage due to poor road surfaces, research by Edinburgh Napier University reported in The Scotsman suggests.
The research sug...