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An efficient computer aided decision support system for breast cancer diagnosis using Echo State Network classifier

Conference Proceeding
Wajid, S. K., Hussain, A., & Luo, B. (2015)
An efficient computer aided decision support system for breast cancer diagnosis using Echo State Network classifier. In 2014 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Healthcare and e-health (CICARE), (17-24). https://doi.org/10.1109/CICARE.2014.7007829
The paper presents Echo State Network (ESN) as classifier to diagnose the abnormalities in mammogram images. Abnormalities in mammograms can be of different types. An efficien...

Water, energy, and carbon dioxide footprints of the construction sector: a case study on developed and developing economies

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., & Stephan, A. (2021)
Water, energy, and carbon dioxide footprints of the construction sector: a case study on developed and developing economies. Water Research, 194, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.116935
Buildings and construction are major driver of anthropogenic environmental effects. While energy use and CO2 emissions of buildings and construction have been quantified, thei...

Exercise acutely increases vitamin D receptor expression in T lymphocytes in vitamin D-deficient men, independent of age

Journal Article
Lithgow, H., Florida‐James, G., Ross, M., Duncan, G., & Leggate, M. (2021)
Exercise acutely increases vitamin D receptor expression in T lymphocytes in vitamin D-deficient men, independent of age. Experimental Physiology, 106(7), 1460-1469. https://doi.org/10.1113/ep089480
Vitamin D plays a key role in the modulation of the immune system, mediated through the intracellular vitamin D receptor (VDR). Exercise has been shown to influence the activi...

An experimental investigation on tool wear behaviour of uncoated and coated micro-tools in micro-milling of graphene-reinforced polymer nanocomposites

Journal Article
Shakoori, N., Fu, G., Le, B., Khaliq, J., Jiang, L., Huo, D., & Shyha, I. (2021)
An experimental investigation on tool wear behaviour of uncoated and coated micro-tools in micro-milling of graphene-reinforced polymer nanocomposites. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 113, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-021-06715-1
Nanomaterials such as graphene have been added to various matrices to enhance mechanical, thermal and electrical properties for various applications requiring intricate design...

The development and trial of an unmanned aerial system for the measurement of methane flux from landfill and greenhouse gas emission hotspots

Journal Article
Allen, G., Hollingsworth, P., Kabbabe, K., Pitt, J. R., Mead, M. I., Illingworth, S., …Percival, C. J. (2019)
The development and trial of an unmanned aerial system for the measurement of methane flux from landfill and greenhouse gas emission hotspots. Waste Management, 87, 883-892. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2017.12.024
This paper describes the development of a new sampling and measurement method to infer methane flux using proxy measurements of CO2 concentration and wind data recorded by Unm...

Application of multi-dimensional scaling and artificial neural networks for biologically inspired opinion mining

Journal Article
Cambria, E., Mazzocco, T., & Hussain, A. (2013)
Application of multi-dimensional scaling and artificial neural networks for biologically inspired opinion mining. Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, 4, 41-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bica.2013.02.003
The way people express their opinions has radically changed in the past few years thanks to the advent of online collaborative media. The distillation of knowledge from this h...

Learning in colour: children with grapheme-colour synaesthesia show cognitive benefits in vocabulary and self-evaluated reading

Journal Article
Smees, R., Hughes, J., Carmichael, D. A., & Simner, J. (2019)
Learning in colour: children with grapheme-colour synaesthesia show cognitive benefits in vocabulary and self-evaluated reading. Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences, 374(1787), https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2018.0348
Cognitive benefits associated with grapheme-colour synaesthesia in adults are well documented, but far less is known about whether such benefits might arise in synaesthetes as...

Challenges to the Adoption of E-commerce Technology for Supply Chain Management in a Developing Economy: A Focus on Nigerian SMEs

Book Chapter
White, G. R. T., Afolayan, A., & Plant, E. (2014)
Challenges to the Adoption of E-commerce Technology for Supply Chain Management in a Developing Economy: A Focus on Nigerian SMEs. In E-commerce Platform Acceptance (23-39). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06121-4_2
The evolution of Information Technology has enhanced consumers' and organisations’ ability to gather information along with purchasing goods and services. Information Technolo...

Impact of motorcycle’s driving behaviour on fuel consumption and emissions.

Presentation / Conference
Kumar, R., Saleh, W., & Ocana, L. (2014, January)
Impact of motorcycle’s driving behaviour on fuel consumption and emissions. Paper presented at 46th Annual UTSG Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne University, United Kingdom
Many studies have confirmed that driving behaviour has a great influence on petrol-fuelled than on diesel-fuelled vehicles. Depending on the type of road and vehicle technolog...

Influence of natural settlement cues on the metamorphosis of fiddler crab megalopar, Uca vocator (Decapoda: Ocypodidae).

Journal Article
Simith, D. D. J. D. B., Diele, K., & Abrunhosa, F. A. (2010)
Influence of natural settlement cues on the metamorphosis of fiddler crab megalopar, Uca vocator (Decapoda: Ocypodidae). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 82, 313-321. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0001-37652010000200007
Megalopae of many decapod crab species accelerate their development time to metamorphosis (TTM) when exposed to natural physical and/or chemical cues characteristic of the par...

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Do iron-oxide nanoparticles contribute to Parkinsons Disease pathology?

2021 - 2022
Anthropogenic iron-oxide nanoparticles (IONPs) detected in ultrafine particulate matter caused by traffic and industrial emissions have increased substantially over time, constituting one of the most ...
Funder: RS Macdonald Charitable Trust | Value: £1,500

TRANSITION

2020 - 2023
This project is a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Napier University to improve significantly the understanding of transition to civilian life within Scotland. By provid...
Funder: Forces in Mind Trust | Value: £202,697

Care Homes Appreciative Inquiry into Retention

2022 - 2023
This proposal is for a programme of work that will involve both research and collaborative appreciative inquiry led quality improvement in Lothian care homes, targeted at improving the retention of hi...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £100,392

BSL in Embodied Music Interaction

2022 - 2023
This is an exploratory study in the field of Embodied Music Interaction (EMI) to greater understand how British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters categorise music for the hearing impaired. EMI looks a...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £5,000

Software-Hardware Ecosystems for AI Edge Devices (SHE)

2022 - 2023
AI hardware solutions are only useful if they’re compatible with all other layers of the technology stack, including the solutions and use cases in the services layer. Researchers in AI hardware can t...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £32,700

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

Future Flyer 3 a Day-in-the-life-of HEART

2022 - 2024
In FFC Phase 3, the consortium will develop and mature a range of innovative capabilities to demonstrate a ‘Day-in-the-life-of’ a deployed HEART network, within a commercially relevant target area. Th...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £433,649

Fixing the Future: The Right to Repair and Equal-IoT

2022 - 2024
Our 2-year interdisciplinary project will investigate how the lack of repairability in the consumer Internet of Things (IoT) will adversely impact equity, inclusion, and sustainability in the digital ...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £94,392

Assessing the implementation of the Public Health Scotland Physical Activity Referral Standards: A process evaluation

2022 - 2025
Physical inactivity is a major public health problem and increasing population physical activity levels is a Scottish Government priority. In Scotland, 49% of men and 58% of women were not active enou...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £298,277

TRUST AND PRIVACY PRESERVING COMPUTING PLATFORM FOR CROSSBORDER FEDERATION OF PERSONAL DATA

2022 - 2025
As we live in a data-driven era, the emergence of interdisciplinary, geographically dispersed, data repositories, is inevitable. The fact that these repositories do not necessarily abide with existing...
Funder: UK Research and Innovation | Value: £310,843

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The 21st century public library in England and Scotland: epistemic, community and political roles in the public sphere

2013 - 2020
Leo Appleton's PhD research explores the impact of libraries on citizenship. He is...
Leo Appleton | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

An investigation into changes in gender equity and equality in Scottish universities from 1850 to 2011

2008 - 2013
The central aim of this thesis is: to investigate changes in gender equity and equality in Scottis...
Dr David Dick | Director of Studies: Dr Janice McMillan | Second Supervisor: Lois Farquharson

An analysis of sustainable leadership challenges and prospects in Scottish Higher Education

2012 - 2020
The aim of this PhD thesis is to explore the challenges in and prospects for achieving sustainable leadership...
Dr Laura Gerard | Director of Studies: Dr Janice McMillan | Second Supervisor: Norma D'Annunzio-Green

A critique of the implementation of crime and intelligence computing in three British police forces 1976-1986

1998 - 2009
The study will examine the introduction of the computerisation of crime and intelligence re...
Alan Naylor | Director of Studies: Dr Duncan Spiers | Second Supervisor: Lois Farquharson

Hardware architectures for infrared pedestrian detection and tracking systems

2007 - 2013
Infrared pedestrian detection systems struggle with real-time processing performance. Known solutions are limited to either...
Robert Walczyk | Director of Studies: Dr David Binnie | Second Supervisor: Alistair Armitage

Publishing and the industrial dynamics of biblio-cultural identity in Catalan and Scottish literary fields

2009 - 2014
This thesis provides a comparative analysis of the way contemporary processes of global change...
Daniel Boswell | Director of Studies: Prof Alistair Mccleery | Second Supervisor: Dr Linda Gunn

The impact of gender, gender conceptions and perceptions associated with parenthood upon career outcomes in registered nursing in Scotland

2006 - 2011
The academic research into the relationship between gender, ge...
Bryan Mcintosh | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Lois Farquharson

The limitations of legislation in the field of business law: a study of developments in company law, bankruptcy and diligence

2012 - 2015
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...
Nicholas Grier | Director of Studies: Prof Jill Stavert | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Munro

Pedestrian right-of-way violations at signalised pedestrian crossings in Edinburgh

2007 - 2013
The review of available literature related to pedestrian accidents indicates that the occurrence of pedestrian acciden...
Khalfan Alnaqbi | Director of Studies: Prof Wafaa Saleh | Second Supervisor: Kevin Cullinane

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

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