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Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach

Journal Article
Oluleye, B. I., Chan, D. W., & Olawumi, T. O. (2022)
Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach. Habitat International, 126(August), 102615. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2022.102615
Waste generated by building construction and demolition (BCD) activities contributes to the major proportion of urban solid waste. A large amount of the waste is still sent to...

The Impact Of COVID-19 On Future Public Transport Use In Scotland

Journal Article
Downey, L., Fonzone, A., Fountas, G., & Semple, T. (in press)
The Impact Of COVID-19 On Future Public Transport Use In Scotland. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2022.06.005
This paper examines the determinants of changes in future public transport use in Scotland after the COVID-19 pandemic. An online questionnaire was distributed to 994 Scottish...

Effect of graphene oxide nanoparticles on blast load resistance of steel fiber reinforced concrete

Journal Article
Jamnam, S., Maho, B., Techaphatthanakon, A., Ruttanapun, C., Aemlaor, P., Zhang, H., & Sukontasukkul, P. (2022)
Effect of graphene oxide nanoparticles on blast load resistance of steel fiber reinforced concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 343, Article 128139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2022.128139
Concrete structures may occasionally be subjected to both intentional or unintentional explosions which could cause casualties and damage to properties. Advance research on pr...

Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world

Report
Zhang, L., Mora, L., Hasannudin, Z., Akgun, E., Zhang, J., & Godunova, M. (2022)
Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world. Geneva: United Nations
This UN report focuses on the contribution that Science, technology and innovation (STI) practices make towards mitigating some of the most pressing sustainability challenges ...

Levelling the playing field: lessons from sport on re-framing science engagement as a benefit to the individual

Journal Article
Keith, L., & Kerr, G. (2022)
Levelling the playing field: lessons from sport on re-framing science engagement as a benefit to the individual. Journal of Science Communication, 21(4), Article A03. https://doi.org/10.22323/2.21040203
The workforces of the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) industries suffer from skills gaps and lack diversity. Science engagement activities e.g. science f...

The Applicability of Autopoietic Cybernetics in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking

Conference Proceeding
Duddy, D., Weaver, M., & Stantchev, D. (in press)
The Applicability of Autopoietic Cybernetics in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking. In Logistics Research Network Conference 2022: Supply Chain Innovation; People, Process, Technology

Walking and Cycling: latest evidence to support policy-making and practice

Report
Götschi, T., Davis, A., & Racioppi, F. (2022)
Walking and Cycling: latest evidence to support policy-making and practice. Bonn, Germany: WHO Europe
Active travel modes, especially walking and cycling, are now recognized by many as modes that are fully equal to other urban transport modes, integrated in planning frameworks...

What's in a Cake: Diversity, Inclusivity and Interculturality

Presentation / Conference
Victoria, M., & Smith, D. (2022, June)
What's in a Cake: Diversity, Inclusivity and Interculturality. Paper presented at Future Visualities: Visual Methods & Ethnography in Interdisciplinary Research, Edinburgh Napier University
Food, death and taxes have been claimed by anthropologists as some of the factors that are common to all human beings. Food is considered an important marker of identity and c...

Managing Visitor Attractions

Book
Fyall, A., Garrod, B., Leask, A., & Wanhill, S. (Eds.)
(2022). Managing Visitor Attractions. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003041948
Visitor attractions represent a complex sector of the tourism industry and are the catalytic focus for the development of tourism infrastructure and services. The third editio...

The Nature and Role of Visitor Attraction

Book Chapter
Leask, A. (2022)
The Nature and Role of Visitor Attraction. In A. Fyall, B. Garrod, A. Leask, & S. Wanhill (Eds.), Managing Visitor Attractions. (3rd). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003041948-2
Visitor attractions play a vital role in the development and success of tourism destination. The aim of this chapter is first to define the terms ‘visitor attraction’ and ‘tou...

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Exploring judgement and decision making “noise” in arboricultural risk assessment: What information do people use when making risk judgements, how does this influence decisions, and is this consistent...

2022 - 2023
Aim: To explore the effect of “noise” on judgements that underpin tree risk assessment and how these affect decisions, to inform the development of a holistic tree risk assessment tool/measure/guideli...
Funder: Arboricultural Association | Value: £2,500

Design model predictive control with swarm inspired MPPT algorithms to extract optimum power for a single-stage grid connected PV inverter

2022 - 2022
Brief Description This project aims to develop a control algorithm using Model predictive control with swarm-inspired MPPT algorithm for a single stage grid connected PV inverter. Single-stage PV inv...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £6,680

Evolutionary based Generative Adversarial Learning Approach to Metamorphic Malware Detection

2022 - 2022
Malicious attacks account for a significant portion of attacks to information assets and computer networks in organisations today. More specifically, dangerous groups of malware that transform their c...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £1,200

Failure to plan is planning to fail: An evidence informed approach to sustainable tourism planning

2022 - 2023
A comparative analysis between Ireland and Scotland which examines the extent to which local authorities plan for sustainable tourism. This study uses mixed methods, both content analysis and intervie...
Funder: British Academy of Management | Value: £3,999

Easter Beltie Ecological Restoration Monitoring Research : 2022-27

2022 - 2027
Easter Beltie Ecological Restoration Monitoring Research : 2022-27. This project aims to: a) Develop a multi-scale empirical understanding of the impact of nature based solution (NBS) based on hy...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £189,393

Mapping inequalities in smart places

2022 - 2023
The proposed collaboration aims to explore how digital and socio-economic inequalities are conceived and tackled in the implementation of smart places, addressing three research questions: 1. to what ...
Funder: British Academy | Value: £4,985

Novel portable aluminum-air battery: A green technology for sustainable power generation via circular economy approach

2022 - 2023
The main aim of this research is to produce a high performance portable cellulose-based aluminium-air battery. Based on this aim, several specific objectives are outlined as the following: 1. To proce...
Funder: British Council | Value: £24,020

Expert reviews to support Scotland’s response to, and recovery from, Covid-19

2022 - 2022
Project Aims i) To review evidence from Scotland and beyond on experiences of covid19 in prisons and identify transferable learning to inform Scotland’s Covid Recovery Strategy. ii) To focus on innova...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £28,270

Sintering improvement and electrical property tuning of lead-free AgNbO3-based ceramics for energy storage applications

2022 - 2023
With the environment and climate degrading, it is critical to accelerate the development of reliable energy storage equipment to enable the continued use of renewable energy. Dielectric capacitors are...
Funder: Royal Society | Value: £19,009

Scottish Shores RSE Workshop

2022 - 2023
The Scottish Shores Workshop forges new connections between Gothic studies and the Environmental and Blue Humanities. It emphasises Scottish coasts and littoral environments, which, like others around...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £9,940

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Interaction and participation: Investigating the impact of mobile technologies on screen-based industries and audiences

2020 - date
James Blake | Director of Studies: Prof Chris Atton | Second Supervisor: Dr Kirsten MacLeod

Circular refurbishment and adaptability for the British non-domestic stock

2018 - date
Non-domestic buildings are likely to change to domestic use as there is an evident surplus over time across the UK, and their ...
Miss Ana Hernandez Garcia | Director of Studies: Dr Suha Jaradat | Second Supervisor: Prof Francesco Pomponi

Biogenic construction materials for climate change mitigation and a circular economy: scalability and sustainability

2018 - date
Jim Hart | Director of Studies: Prof Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico

An Interdisciplinary approach based on Circular Economy principles and Futures Studies methods for anticipatory decision making in Small and Medium-sized entreprises (SMEs)

2018 - date
Mr Ricardo Weigend | Director of Studies: Prof Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico

Connecting Public Buildings to Low Temperature Heat

2018 - date
Antoine Reguis | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie

Shared ownership and use of vehicles in the Autonomous Vehicle era.

2017 - 2022
Shared ownership and ridership models to determine driverless car use in Edinburgh This research explores the shared ownership and ri...
Mr. Sayed Faruque | Director of Studies: Prof Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Dr Grigorios Fountas

Application of evolutionary machine learning in metamorphic malware analysis and detection

2017 - 2021
Dr Kehinde Babaagba | Director of Studies: Dr Thomas Tan | Second Supervisor: Prof Emma Hart

The Influence of Illuminated Road Studs on Safe Driving Behaviour

2015 - date
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
Richard Llewellyn | Director of Studies: Dr Jonathan Cowie | Second Supervisor: Mike Maher

An investigation of university and employer perceptions of barriers and enablers of work based learning (WBL) partnerships in the tourism sector in Scotland

2015 - 2020
An investigation of perceptions of work base...
Dr Lynn Waterston | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Dr Matthew Dutton

Investigations into the application of engineered bamboo for future hybrid beams

2015 - 2020
Around half of all non-renewable resources mankind consumes are used in construction sector, making it one of the least ...
Niaz Gharavi | Director of Studies: Prof Johnson Zhang | Second Supervisor: Dr Kenneth Leitch

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Dr Chris Guiver awarded one-year Royal Society of Edinburgh personal research fellowship

9 March 2022
Dr Chris Guiver, of Edinburgh Napier University's School of Engineering and the Built Environment, has been awarded a one-year personal Research Fellowship by the Royal Society of Edinburgh in their a...

Your best brand strategy idea is hiding in plain sight: Expert insights on marketing

15 November 2021
Excellent insights on marketing strategy development behind some of the big UK, global advertising campaigns of our time.

Marketing strategy, paid marketing, CRM, copywriting: it's all in a day's work for Edinburgh marketing consultant Kirsty Kirkhope

8 November 2021
Insights on developing digital marketing strategy and tactics, client-side and agency-side.

Dr Timothy Olawumi was a guest speaker a National Seminar.

12 October 2021
Dr. Timothy was one of the guest speaker at the 𝐐𝐒 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲 𝐖𝐞𝐛𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐫 on "𝐺𝑟𝑒𝑒𝑛 𝐵𝑢𝑖𝑙𝑑𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑄𝑢𝑎𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑡𝑦 𝑆𝑢𝑟𝑣𝑒𝑦𝑜𝑟" which was co-organized wit...

Marketing degrees, how they're changing; life back on campus: Catch up with Prof Christof Backhaus, Dr Nathalia Tjandra by Edinburgh Napier Marketing Network

7 October 2021
Catch up on how life has changed on campus. Plus, insights on how marketing degrees are evolving, with details on the DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) - a compelling offering for marketing pra...

Delivering India’s first digital Festival Academy

4 March 2021
On Monday mornings, Edinburgh Napier Business School’s Dr Gary Kerr and Professor Jane Ali-Knight help deliver the first digital India Festival Academy for the British Council. “Without doubt, these s...