Dean, Research & Innovation
Senior Research Fellow
Xiaowei Zhou, V., & Pilcher, N. (2019). Revisiting the ‘third space’ in language and intercultural studies. Language and Intercultural Communication, 19(1), 1-8. doi:10.1080/14708477.2018.1553363
No abstract available.
Kerr, G., Worsley, H., & Whitnall, D. (2018). Digital Skills Development : Effective digital profiles for researchers
We are living in a digital era where the majority of people spend a vast amount of time on social media. So as academics it is important that we access this digital world and ...
Gray, A. (2018, April). Introducing 'Detective McLevy’s Casebook' and the Napier Big Read Campaign. Presented at Crime Fiction(s): Victorian and Neo-Victorian Narratives of Crime and Punishment, Edinburgh
NO abstract available.
This European Fellowship project will benefit the researcher by giving and enhancing the knowledge and skills for a future generation of CPSs which enjoy the unique feature of context-active resilienc...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The project aims to advance the autonomy of field robots with a novel approach to developing a new generation of Meteorological Drone Robots (Met-Bot) which will be context-driven, proactively auto-re...
Scottish Funding Council
This project will use steganography technology and shared secrets to improve the usability of the process of recovering cryptocurrency/distributed ledger wallet. It will do so by encoding parts of the...
Lecturer in Finance, Assistant Director ICMGR
Principal Research Fellow
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networks; Program Leader for MSc Advanced Security & Cybercrime; Winner of Outstanding Woman in Cyber (Scottish Cyber Awards 2017)
Hood, B., & Flint, T. (2018, March). Eidolon 360 – a VR experience. Presented at Tangible Embedded Interaction 2018. TEI Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
Art piece displayed at the ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI) exhibition.
Skelton, F. (2018). Now conferencing but hardy and rewarding public engagement: Unplugged at the Fringe with the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas. Cognitive Psychology Bulletin,
No abstract available.
Item is conference review.
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaina, N. (2018). Islamic finance: risk sharing as sustainable risk management
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2017). Corporate governance in the Islamic finance industry
Spyra, G., Buchanan, W. J. & Ekonomou, E. (2017, November). Blockchain and Git repositories for sticky policies protected OOXML. Presented at FTC 2017 - Future Technologies Conference 2017, Vancouver, Canada
The paper discuss possible cloud-based
Information Rights Management (IRM) model extension with
enhanced accountability for both a sticky policy and an attached
data. This wor...
Saleh, W. (2017, November). Electrical cars: an option for the Gulf states?. Presented at International Energy and Environment Summit - 2017, Dubai
Downey, L., Saleh, W., Kharbeche, M. & Muley, D. (2017, October). ITS related pedestrian crossing features at signalised intersections. Presented at IEEE ITSC 2017, Japan
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Gemma, W. (2017, June). Taking education for granted: the role of placement in computing science. Presented at Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
The importance of placements and internships was highlighted in the 2016 Shadbolt Review of Computer Science Degree Accreditation and Graduate Employability – indeed the secon...
Smith, S., Smith, C., Berg, T., & Bowen, T. (2017, June). Rich Pictures of the Future. Presented at Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference, Edinburgh , Scotland
The acceleration of technological innovation means that higher education must prepare students for an unknown future like never before, and help them see their position in rel...
Thuemmler, C. (2017, May). 5G - What architecture to serve vertical industry. Presented at IEEE ICC 2017, Paris
5G offers the promise to dynamically satisfy a multiplicity of concurrent requirements originating from various business models of vertical industries. The 5G PPP has publishe...
Thuemmler, C. (2017, May). 5G: What Architecture to Serve Vertical Industries?. Presented at IEEE ICC 2017, Paris
The implementation and roll out of 5G technology is progressing at increasing speed and will impact all industrial verticals. Health is globally a very important industry wort...
Macleod, K. (2017). Event: Women Working in Film & Television. Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh
Annual Networking and panel events to enhance gender diversity and promote women’s careers in film & Television. Held on International Women’s Day in School of Arts & Creative...
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...
To develop a formal Scotland-wide network of LIS researchers and practitioners, to help spread expertise into a connected practitioner community across all LIS sectors through high quality training an...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
As social media use by older people increases, along with an increased rate of dementia diagnoses, the management or oversight of social networking sites by carers is likely to increase. This research...
Eye-tracking is an increasingly popular technique in which user’s eye movements are captured by a computer system, allowing it to ascertain where the user is looking in a display or visual scene (fixa...
This will investigate the feasibility of incentivising environmentally friendly behaviours through rewards given in tokens as well as IoT wearables to discover this behaviour and reward automatically.
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
1st event: a speaker for the Cyber Security Conference (Critical Infrastructure Protection) (200 words):
Industrial Control Systems(ICS) are widely used in critical infrastructure such as nuclear pow...
development of innovative projection system to allow responsive and live creation and manipulation of projected scenery for theatrical workshops.
Digital Health Institute
This project will investigate existing consumer tech, IOT and connectivity capabilities for simulation activities.
Napier and DHI will explore a range of technologies that can connect to DHI’s simul...
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 ...
This project will focus on the building of a food provenance platform based on distributed ledger technologies
This focuses on the use of distributed ledger technologies to manage both compliance events such as signing off on work and also document management
To optimise the ZoneFox product through the development and incorporation of effective information visualisation tools for
generating insight through visual exploration and discovery of relationships ...
Develop a bespoke system for managing defined client data including charitable clients in Scotland for TC Young.
This work aims to address current problems of security within Cloud-based systems, as the risks in moving data i...
The Scottish Government and supporting bodies have recognised the importance of innovation for organisations to improve employme...
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an establish...
"The development of science and technology are increasingly affecting and changing the nature of processes in...
Swarm robotics is a special case within the general field of robotics. The distributed nature makes it...
With the growing need of the industry and due to high business demands, there have consequently been high demands of IT pro...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
Publishes chapter in collection Mapping Across Academia
29 June 2016
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) have published a series of 24 fact sheets on the basis of the findings of the Wo...
Augusto was awarded a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant
27 June 2016
John Mowbray presents research on social networks and job seeking at CoLIS9, Sweden
26 June 2016
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to Conceptions of Library and Information Science 9 in Uppsala, Sweden on 27th June 2016.
Dr Brian Detlor appointed Visiting Professor to the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University
22 June 2016
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics made a number of contributions at iDocQ 2016 in Glasgow on 23rd June 2016.
Simon Powers has been invited to give a seminar at Aston University.
15 June 2016
RBS commission Dr Oli Mival to review their UX activities & methods.
14 June 2016
Simon Powers has been invited to contribute an article to the Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science.
8 June 2016
Publishes new book: Community in Modern Scottish Literature (Leiden | Boston: Brill | Rodopi, 2016), 304pp.
18 May 2016
New Centre for Social Informatics publications in special issue of Journal of Information Science
17 May 2016
Published article 'Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black'. Television & New Media (Sage, 2016).
11 May 2016
The EU FOCAS project is rated as Excellent at its final review in Brussels
3 May 2016
Hazel Hall nominated for election as Director-at-large for the Association for Information Science and Technology
2 May 2016