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Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present

Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (in press)
Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present. Hungarian Studies Review,
This essay reflects on queer politics in Central and Eastern European (CEE) through the examples of Poland and Hungary using the Derridean concept of “supplement” to expose th...

The reality of 'cyber security awareness': findings and policy implications for Scotland

Report
Horgan, S. (2021)
The reality of 'cyber security awareness': findings and policy implications for Scotland. Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, the Scottish Institute for Policing Research, and the Scottish Government
This briefing paper represents a summary of doctoral research that explores how different groups make sense of and respond to cybercrime in their everyday lives. The research ...

The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for cybercrime policing in Scotland: A rapid review of the evidence and future considerations

Report
Collier, B., Horgan, S., Jones, R., & Shepherd, L. (2020)
The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for cybercrime policing in Scotland: A rapid review of the evidence and future considerations. Edinburgh: Scottish Institute for Policing Research
This report is written with a Scottish audience in mind, but our conclusions are potentially relevant to changing police practices around the world. COVID-19 and the governmen...

Gamifying Formative Assessments for Student Engagement: The First Real How-To

Presentation / Conference
Rivera, E., & Garden, C. (2019, November)
Gamifying Formative Assessments for Student Engagement: The First Real How-To. Presented at SEDA Autumn Conference 2019, Leeds, UK
Over the past three years, Edinburgh Napier University has invested significant resources in supporting a programme-focused approach to learning. Vital to this is the effectiv...

Gamification for Engagement: A Framework to Study and Apply Gamification

Presentation / Conference
Garden, C., & Rivera, E. (2019, June)
Gamification for Engagement: A Framework to Study and Apply Gamification. Presented at ENU Research Conference 2019, Edinburgh
We will showcase research currently underway through a PhD studentship entitled ‘Does Gamification improve engagement with, and effectiveness of formative assessment?’. We fir...

Putting theory into practice: gamification for student engagement

Conference Proceeding
Garden, C., & Rivera, E. (2018)
Putting theory into practice: gamification for student engagement. In EDULEARN18 Proceedings, (4563-4570). https://doi.org/10.21125/edulearn.2018.1138
Gamification is the use of game design elements in a non-game contexts [1]. It is an intervention that has been used in a business setting for a number of years and is now bec...

Theory and Games: Developing a method for gamifying Higher Education

Conference Proceeding
Rivera, E. S., & Garden, C. L. P. (2018)
Theory and Games: Developing a method 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[1]. Research into Gamified Learning (GL) often focuses on case...

The relationship between creativity and attention in adults

Journal Article
Carruthers, L., MacLean, R., & Willis, A. (2018)
The relationship between creativity and attention in adults. Creativity Research Journal, 30(4), 370-379
Creativity is a valuable attribute that involves the generation of original ideas; attention is a vital function that facilitates information selection. There is some evidence...

The impact of external facial features on the construction of facial composites

Journal Article
Brown, C., Portch, E., Skelton, F. C., Fodarella, C., Kuivaniemi-Smith, H., Herold, K., …Frowd, C. D. (2019)
The impact of external facial features on the construction of facial composites. Ergonomics, 62(4), 575-592. https://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2018.1556816
Witnesses may construct a composite face of a perpetrator using a computerised interface. Police practitioners guide witnesses through this unusual process, the goal being to ...

Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject'

Book
S. Vanheule, D. Hook, & C. Neill (Eds.), (2018)
Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject'
The Écrits was Jacques Lacan’s single most important text, a landmark in psychoanalysis which epitomized his aim of returning to Freud via structural linguistics, philosophy a...
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Entrepreneur-in-Residence 2020-Robert Goodfellow

2021 - 2021
The Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) scheme, part of the Science, Industry and Translation programme, aims to increase the knowledge and awareness in UK universities of cutting edge indus...
Funder: Royal Society

Policing a Crisis: A narrative account of pandemic policing, technological opportunities and ethical challenges

2020 - 2023
This PhD Studentship will employ narrative inquiry to map the technological opportunities and ethical challenges faced by Police Scotland when responding to the Pandemic. By inviting frontline officer...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £31,144

Improving Science-Informed Crab Fisheries Management in Brazil

2020 - 2021
The project offers a unique opportunity to engage with, actively contribute to and learn from a UK-Brazilian applied research project investigating the reproductive rhythmicity of the mangrove crab Uc...
Funder: Natural Environment Research Council | Value: £2,500

Cyber Security and the Third Sector in Scotland: a Pilot Project exploring Third Sector awareness and usage of Scottish Government cyber security products and resources

2020 - 2020
The project aims to better understand how the Scottish Government’s cyber products, resources and support more generally are received by a small sample of differing Third Sector organisations. In doin...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £2,780

Innovation voucher Gamification

2019 - 2019
The project will produce recommendations for the application of gamification to the training product, informed by the company context, with a design led by the latest academic research in gamification...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,959

Towards sustainable textiles – can fungi be used to produce useful textile materials?

2018 - 2018
The textile industry is based largely on the use of cotton, leather and oil derived polymers and these industries are resource intensive and not sustainable. For example, cotton production requires va...
Funder: Edinburgh Innovations Ltd | Value: £7,500