Principal Research Fellow
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.
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...
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...
Economic and Social Research Council
The PhD studentship project will analyse the benefits and challenges of work-based learning (WBL) in organisations and develop a maturity model for benchmarking and a toolkit for maximising value and ...
Language generation (LG) is a crucial technology if machines are to communicate with humans seamlessly using human natural language. A great number of different tasks within Natural Language Processin...
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
The usage of encryption keys is an important aspect in preserving privacy in communications. Increasingly these communications are protected using SSL/TLS methods. Along with this, there is a general ...
12 July 2019
On July 12th 2019 the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) announced Professor Hazel Hall as the winner of the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Infor...
18 June 2019
The SICSA Supervisor of the Year 2019 recognises the exceptional contribution that the award recipient has made to his students and was presented at the SICSA PhD Conference o...
17 December 2018
The 20 minute video discusses the field of Evolutionary Computation and describes:
What is evolutionary computation?
What industries are using evolutionary ...
04 June 2019
05 June 2019
The 5th International Conference in Big Data in Cyber Security runs over 4th and 5th June, 2019. It includes a wide range of businesses, universities, non-profit and Scottish ...
15 May 2019
15 May 2019
Domain squatting is a common adversarial practice where attackers register domain names that are purposefully similar to popular domains. During this presentation we will begi...
03 May 2019
03 May 2019
The talk presented to staff and graduate students at:
Behavioral Health Sciences Unit
Department of Preventive Medicine
School of Public Health,
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networks; Program Leader for MSc Advanced Security & Cybercrime; Winner of Outstanding Woman in Cyber (Scottish Cyber Awards 2017)
Lecturer and Programme leader; BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology
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
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...
Thuemmler, C., & Jefefries, N. (2016, December). 5G as an enabler for Medical IOT - 5GMIOT. Presented at IEEE Globecom 2016
Short Power Point presentation on 5G as enabler for Medical IoT – 5GMIOT Standards, policies and strategies for social technological alignment of 5G technology
Tsiros, A. (2016). Morpheme
This is a MaxMSP 5 32 bit software, Morpheme allows the control of a concatenative synthesis module (IMTR CataRT) through the act of sketching on a digital canvas. The aim is ...
Buchanan, W. J. (2015, April). Promoting passion in an innovation and enterprise culture. Presented at Exploring 21st Century Organisational Culture: inclusivity, agility and innovation, Edinburgh
This presentation will show how organisations can encourage a culture of innovation and enterprise, including showcasing examples of good practice and how management styles ca...
Buchanan, W. J. (2014, April). Discrete Logarithms within Computer and Network Security. Presented at Napier 400 - Numerical Algorithms and Intelligent Software Symposium, International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Edinburgh
As we move into an Information Age, the requirement for computer security increases by the day, only in terms of privacy, but also in terms of proving identity and in verifyin...
Buchanan, W. J. (2014, January). Creating engaging and stimulating Web based material. Presented at LTT 2014, Holyrood, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines the collaboration between Edinburgh Napier University and Bright Red Publishing
Buchanan, W. J. (2013, January). Building a new nation: risk, goverance and trust. Presented at Cyber Security 2013, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines some of the opportunities and threats that Scotland faces within an Information Age.
Hall, H. (2012, July). DREaM past, present and future. Presented at The DREaM project concluding conference (DREam event 5), British Library Conference Centre, London
Presentation slides can be viewed from slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/LISResearch/dream-5-dream-past-present-and-future
Esteves, A. & Oakley, I. (2011, January). Eco Planner: A Tabletop System for Scheduling Sustainable Routines. Presented at The 5th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, 2011., Madeira, Funchal, Portugal
This paper presents Eco Planner, a tangible system that aims to encourage users to behave more sustainably. It is based on a tabletop system showing a tabular view on which us...
Hall, H. (2010, December). A co-ordinated and strategic approach to LIS research: an update from the LIS Research Coalition. Presented at Online 2010, Olympia, London
Presentation slides available to view from slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/LISResearch/a-coordinated-and-strategic-approach-to-library-and-information-science-research...
Improving customer experience through intelligent workflow
Scottish Funding Council
This project aims to investigate the integration of a cipher policy for the protection of data, and how these can be applied into a cloud-based infrastructure. A key focus for the implementation will ...
This project will focus on the design and development of a distributed software architecture for the platform with innovative technology approaches. This includes microservices with containerisation, ...
A project to provide decentralised identity for meeting KYC & AML requirements in the property industry.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in...
Hyper-heuristics (HH) have been described as methodologies that aim to offer “good enough -soon enough - cheap enough” solutions to real world...
This investigation examines various methods for evaluating interactivity and engagement with technology. By using a static model, namely the interactive gallery at The Public...
A town planner, faced with the task of designing attractive walking spaces, needs a tool that will allow different designs to b...
The Association for Information Science and Technology announced Professor Hazel Hall as the winner of the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award.
11 July 2019
Honourable mentions in the SICSA Supervisor of the Year 2019 were awarded to Dr Zhiyuan (Thomas) Tan and Dr Tom Flint from the School of Computer, Edinburgh Napier University at the SICSA PhD Conferen...
17 June 2019
Laura van Beers from ContactEngine, a London based company delivering software that enables its customers to proactively engage customers in AI-driven conversations to fulfil their business objective...
17 December 2018
Prof. Emma Hart gave an invited talk at the monthly meet-up of the Scotland IS Software Engineering forum on behalf of the SICSA AI theme to describe the work taking place across Scottish Universities...
20 November 2018
Edinburgh Napier University has once more a great presence in the Scottish Cyber Awards, with six (direct and indirect finalists) in five categories.
10 October 2018
Sentient Technologies, a world leader in artificial intelligence (AI) products based on evolutionary computation, today announced a new video collection that provides unique insights to the burgeonin...
13 August 2018
The Annual Humies prize is awarded at the International Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation for human-competitive results that have been produced by any form of genetic and evolutionar...
18 July 2018
Prof. Emma Hart, Dr Andreas Steyven and Prof. Ben Paechter have been nominated for a prestigious best paper award at the GECCO 18, Kyoto, Japan for new work in evolving a diverse team of swarm robot...
14 July 2018
Big Data in Cyber Security Conference held at Craiglockhart
30 May 2018
Official launch of SOCLAB, the new SOC facility in Merchiston Campus
10 April 2018
Tom Flint will be discussing his work with Jupiter Artland in a talk titled An infrastructure for exploring the mixed reality continuum with children: Minecraft, Mixed Reality, and Jupiter Artland. T...
20 February 2018
The Journal of Documentation has recently accepted a journal article by Centre for Social Informatics researchers that considers the long-term value and impact of AHRC network grant funding.
15 February 2018
Professor Hazel Hall has won the SICSA PhD Supervisor of the Year Silver Award 2017
12 January 2018
Dongguan University of Technology (DGUT) is a key university in Dongguan, China. DGUT has undertaken more than 900 significant research projects, such as the National Key Basic Research Development Pl...
12 December 2017
Professor Isto Huvila of Uppsala University, Sweden visited Scotland in November 2017. As part of his programme he spent some time with colleagues in the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Nap...
26 November 2017
Edinburgh Napier University - Craiglockhart Campus
3 June 2019 - 4 June 2019
University of Surrey, Guilford
14 May 2019
Venue: SPH, Zewditu Campus, Main teaching Hall
2 May 2019
School of Computing, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh Napier University;
The Whitespace, Norloch House, 36 King's Stables Road
7 April 2019 - 11 April 2019
Glassroom, Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus
10 Colinton Road
3 April 2019
16:00 in CoRe44 (room C44) Merchiston Campus
31 October 2018
17:00-19:00 in room B2, Merchiston Camnpus
Room G20, Merchiston
24 October 2018
CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston
15 October 2018
CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
25 September 2018
Room 1/10, Craiglockhart Campus
10 July 2018
14:00 in CORE44, room C44 Merchiston Campus
19 June 2018
14:00 in CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
13 June 2018
12 June 2018 - 14 June 2018
Core44, Room C44, Merchiston Campus
7 June 2018