Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology
Findlay, R. S. M. International student transitions in Higher Education: Chinese students studying on a professionally accredited undergraduate accounting degree programme at a Scottish university. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1037580
The UK Higher Education (UKHE) sector has expanded overseas student numbers in recent years bringing significant economic and financial benefits to the sector and the economy....
Helgason, I. Complex Pleasures: Designing Optional interactions for Public Spaces. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1022893
This research aims to contribute to knowledge about the design of interactive systems sited in public spaces. In particular, the study concerns "optional interactions" where s...
Weaver, M. (2017). Comparable Student Experience project. Global Online: Edinburgh Napier University
Strategic Investment Funding (Project Champion)
£11,000 for Comparable Student Experience project
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...
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...
Lecturer in the School of Computing
Academic Skills Adviser
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Senior Research Fellow
Huber, F. Entrepreneurial teams and design thinking: a longitudinal evaluation of success factors. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/976980
Design continuously re-defines its meaning. Over the last years, the way designers interpret information, solve problems as well as prototype and express ideas has received in...
Salim Al Mazro'ei, L. B. Questioning women’s empowerment through tourism entrepreneurship opportunities: The case of Omani women. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/995563
This thesis adopts critical feminist theory, which is a combination of both critical theory and feminist theory, to explore the nature and experiences of Omani women involved ...
Masiye, B. An investigation of the perceived impact of performance management systems on managers and care assistants in private care of the elderly in care homes in Scotland. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/979188
Literature on performance management (PM) indicates that the concept has gained momentum in its use by organisations, with the ultimate goal of improving business performance....
Smith, K., Fernie, S. & Pilcher, N. (2017). What role does (or should) higher education research play in higher education policy? An exploratory study. London: Society for Research into Higher Education
Thuemmler, C. (2017). VDE PP Resiliente Funksysteme RZ Web. https://www.vde.com/de/itg: VDE, Germany
No abstract available.
Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Mora, L. (2017). Online S3 D2.2 - Open consultation and workshops: specifications from the users. European Commission
No abstract available.
Report produced in the framework of the Horizon 2020 research project Online S3 (ONLINE Platform for Smart Specialisation Policy Advice)
Sébastien Bedo, J., Eddine El Ayoubi, S., Filippou, M., Gavras, A., Giustiniano, D., Iovanna, P., …Tjelta, T. (2017). 5G innovations for new business opportunities. Brussels: European Commission / 5G PPP
5G is the next generation mobile network that enables
innovation and supports progressive change across all
vertical industries and across our society1. Through its
Dutton, M., Robert, R., & Graham, H. (2017). Workforce Resilience - Initial Research. Skills Development Scotland
Hall, H., Irving, C., Ryan, B., Raeside, R., Dutton, M., & Chen, T. (2016). A study of the UK Information Workforce. The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
In 2014, CILIP and the Archives Records Association (UK & Ireland) (ARA) commissioned Edinburgh Napier University to undertake major research to map the workforce across the L...
Graham, H., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V. & Raeside, R. (2016). Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary. Edinburgh: Skills Development Scotland
This report summarises research conducted to explore the under-representation of women in the ICT and Digital Technologies sector in Scotland, and the possible reasons for, an...
O'Neil, J. J. Developing middle managers in the Hong Kong Public sector: A critique of leadership development from a labour process perspective. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978274
Critical scholars have written about the ‘squeezed middle’ and the new labour process of front line and middle managers generally, but there is a gap in the literature relatin...
Kranert, M. Text and Context in the Discourses of the Third Way in Germany and the United Kingdom A Comparative Study of the Language of ‘New Labour’ and ‘Die Neue Mitte’. (Thesis)
This thesis undertakes a comparison of the discursive strategies of New Labour and the German SPD at the turn of the twenty-first century, when both parties engaged in a disco...
Scottish Funding Council
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...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
Data Driven Innovation (DDI) is transforming society and the economy. DDI is defined as the challenge to make effective use of data to shape, develop and deliver innovative products and services to co...
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 ...
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 ...
Develop a bespoke system for managing defined client data including charitable clients in Scotland for TC Young.
The aim of this project is to design and prototype a new, flatpack, low carbon home accessory for the Scottish tourist, domestic and export markets, using an eco-friendly alternative to medium density...
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 ...
In a recent report by International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, it is estimated there will be a global shortfall of 1.5 million cybersecurity professionals by 2019, so...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
The concept of context-awareness is widely used in mobile and pervasive computing t...
Purpose and rationale
The purpose of the exploratory research is to provide a deeper understan...
The "Frailty Framework" is the development of a next generation health assessment and predictive analysis system. It will...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...
As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
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...
29 June 2016
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
Visiting Fellow, Professor Ganesan Kannbiran and Sally Smith win funding for business incubator study
20 April 2016