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Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality

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Garavan, T. N., & McGuire, D. (2001)
Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality. Journal of Workplace Learning, 13(4), 144-164. https://doi.org/10.1108/13665620110391097
The use of competency frameworks as a basis for workplace learning initiatives is now relatively commonplace in organisations. This is reflected in the emphasis given to compe...

360° feedback process: performance, improvement and employee career development

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McCarthy, A. M., & Garavan, T. N. (2001)
360° feedback process: performance, improvement and employee career development. Journal of European industrial training, 25(1), 5-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590110380614
360° feedback processes have gained popularity as a performance management and career development tool in contemporary organisations. This monograph explores the nature of 360...

Understanding the Irish VET system: beyond neoclassicism

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O’Donnell, D., Garavan, T. N., & McCarthy, A. (2001)
Understanding the Irish VET system: beyond neoclassicism. International Journal of Manpower, 22(5), 425-444. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000005849
Neoclassical approaches continue to dominate evaluations of national skill‐formation systems. Argues for the benefits of including alternative interdisciplinary and theoretica...

Lifestyling Entrepreneurs' Sociological Expressionism

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Sweeney, M., Docherty-Hughes, J., & Lynch, P. (2018)
Lifestyling Entrepreneurs' Sociological Expressionism. Annals of Tourism Research, 69, 90-100. doi:10.1016/j.annals.2018.01.006
This study explores the tourism host-home relationship investigated through documentary analysis of photographs choreographed through mutual negotiation between hosts and rese...

Networking in the Homestay Sector

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Lynch, P. A. (2000)
Networking in the Homestay Sector. Service Industries Journal, 20(3), 95-116. https://doi.org/10.1080/02642060000000034
This paper provides a case study on the management of private home accommodation used to house overseas guests who are primarily registered as students with the English as a f...

Special issue on intelligent interface technology: editor's introduction

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Benyon, D., & Murray, D. (2000)
Special issue on intelligent interface technology: editor's introduction. Interacting with Computers, 12(4), 315-322. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0953-5438%2899%2900024-7
The term ‘Intelligent Interface Technology’ (IIT) is intended to capture the wide range of issues and methods in which some form of ‘intelligence’ is applied to both user inte...

Utilitarianism and the Identity of the Indian Forest Service

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Hannam, K. (2000)
Utilitarianism and the Identity of the Indian Forest Service. Environment and History, 6(2), 205-228. https://doi.org/10.3197/096734000129342280
This paper discusses the historical identity of the Indian Forest Service, the elite environmental organisation which controlled and managed nearly a third of India during the...

The New Unionism and the New Bargaining Agenda: UNISON–Employer Partnerships on Workplace Learning in Britain

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Munro, A., & Rainbird, H. (2000)
The New Unionism and the New Bargaining Agenda: UNISON–Employer Partnerships on Workplace Learning in Britain. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 38(2), 223-240. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8543.00160
A model of new unionism has been developed which is characterized by features such as the servicing of members as customers and a shift to co-operative industrial relations. T...

Contemporary HRD research: a triarchy of theoretical perspectives and their prescriptions for HRD

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Garavan, T. N., Gunnigle, P., & Morley, M. (2000)
Contemporary HRD research: a triarchy of theoretical perspectives and their prescriptions for HRD. Journal of European industrial training, 24(2/3/4), 65-93. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590010321926
Addresses some of the key debates within the HRD literature and considers the extent to which HRD can be described as a field of study. The paper addresses the issues raised i...

Let’s get the assessment to drive the learning

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Sambell, K., Miller, S., & Hodgson, S. (1999)
Let’s get the assessment to drive the learning. In P. Schwartz, & G. Webb (Eds.), Assessment : case studies, experience and practice from higher education, 137-143. London, UK: KoganPage
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Visitor Experience

2012 - 2014
The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh would like to explore an opportunity to try to attract more visitors to the gardens during the dark winter months. They came up with an idea of setting up possible ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Risk and opportunity in collaborative work

2008 - 2008
Social computing tools for collaboration in work environments. This study set out to establish the main risks and opportunities of the adoption of social computing tools within organizations for colla...
Funder: TFPL | Value: £4,400

Scapa Flow Technologies

2005 - 2006
To use evolutionary techniques to develop prototype software that will automatically optimise the performance of Enterprise Java software for large e-commerce systems.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £62,436

SCOPE: Server Configuration Optimisation through Parameter Evolution

2001 - 2006
SCOPE: Server Configuration Optimisation through Parameter Evolution
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £100,000

sa.Fire

2012 - 2013
This project has resulted in a spin-out company which was incorporated on 17 January 2014. It has also generated a patent related to BDDs (Binary decision Diagrams).
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £320,000

Santander Staff Mobility Grant

2016 - 2017
"The Birth of a Nation: Exploring the Values-Based Leadership of Lee Kuan Yew in the Development of the Republic of Singapore" Yew was Singapore’s first Prime Minister from 1965 to 1990 and is regarde...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £400

RATTRAP (Guardian Toolkit)

2011 - 2013
The Office of Cyber Security & Information Assurance (OCSIA) estimates that the cost of cybercrime to businesses, in the UK alone, is over £21 billion per annum. This project focuses on the real-time ...
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £291,336

Research in Scotland on the Water Business: Strathpeffer Spa c.1850-2014

2014 - 2017
To analyse the rise, decline, and rise again of Strathpeffer Spa, c.1850-2014. This project will provide insight into the history and development of a distinctive, business-related highland community...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,000

Research in Librarianship - Impact Evaluation Study (RiLIES1)

2011 - 2011
Enhancing the impact of LIS Research Projects. RiLIES1 investigated the influence of funded research on practice in UK library and information science (LIS). It  identified factors that increase or ...
Funder: Library & information Science Research Coalition | Value: £27,945

Research in Librarianship - Impact Evaluation Study 2 (RiLIES2)

2012 - 2012
RiLIES2 was a follow-on project to RiLIES1 (completed in 2011). RiLIES2 was successful in: (1) clarifying the support and training needs of library and information science (LIS) researcher and r...
Funder: Library & information Science Research Coalition | Value: £21,923

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Prof . Emma Hart gives interview "An Insider's Guide to Evolutionary Computation"

17 December 2018
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...

Prof. Emma Hart invited to talk at Scotland IS Software Engineering Leader's Forum to discuss SICSA's work on AI

20 November 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...

Academics moot making GLC execs’ pay public by law

31 October 2018
The assistant director of the International Centre for Management & Governance Research (ICMGR), Dr Marizah Minhat, and Associate Professor Nazam Dzolkarnaini are undertaking a research collaboration ...

MEmorial Project awarded prestigious residency

19 October 2018
The MEMorial Project, has been awarded a residency at the Museum of Loss and Renewal Collomachia Italy.

Edinburgh Napier University has the greatest representation at the prestigious Scottish Cyber Awards

10 October 2018
Edinburgh Napier University has once more a great presence in the Scottish Cyber Awards, with six (direct and indirect finalists) in five categories.

Lord Sheikh Represents APPGIF at Edinburgh Forum

25 September 2018
Lord Sheikh, a co-chair of the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance (APPGIF), visited Edinburgh on Saturday 8 September 2018 to participate in the ‘Ethical Finance & Community Develop...

ENU Associate Professor co-hosts conference to launch new, ground-breaking book

4 September 2018
Dr Calum Neill will co-host an international conference at Ghent University on the 21st and 22nd of September to launch his new co-edited book, Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phall...

Prof. Emma Hart interviewed in new video released by Sentient AI to provide unique insights to business leaders on the growing applicability of evolutionary computation

13 August 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...

Prof. Emma Hart and Dr Kevin Sim win Bronze Award in International Humies competition for work on predicting wind damage in Forestry

18 July 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...

Evolutionary Robotics Research Nominated for Best Paper Award

14 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...

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