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‘An otherness that cannot be sublimated’: Shades of Frankenstein in Penny Dreadful and Black Mirror

Journal Article
Artt, S. (2018)
‘An otherness that cannot be sublimated’: Shades of Frankenstein in Penny Dreadful and Black Mirror. Science Fiction Film and Television, 11(2), 257-275.
This article traces some of the legacies of the Frankenstein narrative as it appears in the television series Penny Dreadful and Black Mirror. Both series deploy Frankenstein ...

Short Documentary Film Series - Artist Uncovered: Nicole Bennet

Digital Artefact
Bilgrami, S. (2015)
Short Documentary Film Series - Artist Uncovered: Nicole Bennet
A portrait of Dundee-based mixed-media artist Nicole Bennett, whose versatile work evokes nostalgia and reflection through drawing, painting, video and sculpture. Link to vid...

Other Pictures: Vernacular (Hi)stories from the Photo Albums of Dutch Industrialists in Colonial Java

Book Chapter
Supartono, A. (2013)
Other Pictures: Vernacular (Hi)stories from the Photo Albums of Dutch Industrialists in Colonial Java. In The Sweet and Sour Story of Sugar, (i-xii
Other pictures: vernacular (Hi)stories from the photo albums of Dutch industrialists in Colonial Java.

Short Documentary Film Series - Artist Uncovered: David Michie

Digital Artefact
Bilgrami, S. (2015)
Short Documentary Film Series - Artist Uncovered: David Michie
An intimate and poignant portrait of the late David Michie (1928-1915), the esteemed artist who reflects on how his work celebrates the ‘romance’ of nature and life. Link to ...

The Man of Faith: Tagore on Social Inclusion

Book Chapter
Fraser, B. (2016)
The Man of Faith: Tagore on Social Inclusion. In B. Knotkova-Capkova (Ed.), Tagore on Discriminations: Representing the Unrepresented(1
No abstract available.

All for One.

Gray, P. (2005)
All for One. Stills
Paul Gray's book All For One, published on the occasion of the exhibition 'All For One' by Paul Gray at Stills in 2005, includes 45 pages of stunning colour photography, a for...

What I discovered inside Edinburgh’s museum of musical instruments

Durkin, R. (2017)
What I discovered inside Edinburgh’s museum of musical instruments.
No abstract available.

Documentary Film: 'Across The Waters'

Digital Artefact
Bilgrami, S. (2004)
Documentary Film: 'Across The Waters'
'Across the Waters' is a poetic, reflective journey between two cultures. Fifty years ago, a young girl arrived on the island of Lewis from a village in Pakistan. Now, the w...

Reframing popular music composition as performance-centred practice

Journal Article
Moir, Z., & Medbøe, H. (2015)
Reframing popular music composition as performance-centred practice. Journal of Music, Technology and Education, 8(2), 147-161.
This article reports on a qualitative study of four undergraduate students specializing in popular music composition, and examines links and overlaps between three related are...

The Isle of Harris Fish Slice: Industrial Crafting with Ocean Plastic

Presentation / Conference
Lambert, I. (2017, September)
The Isle of Harris Fish Slice: Industrial Crafting with Ocean Plastic. Paper presented at Making Futures 2017: Crafting a sustainable Modernity - towards a maker aesthetics of production and consumption, Plymouth College of Art
This paper appraises the adaptation of injection moulding, a process quintessentially associated with mass production, as a craft process, with ocean plastic as the raw materi...



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Enhancing the authenticity and sustainability of the visitor heritage experiences through 3D printing technology

2014 - 2015
This project proposes to offer an alternative approach to the contemporary heritage souvenir experience through the utilization of 3D scanning and printing and online, remote interfaces between the mu...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £33,250

Representation of South Asian women in Scottish Cinema

2021 - 2022
I will investigate how South Asian women have been represented in Scottish films. And through a practice-based autoethnographic exploration of image and sound, I will offer possibilities for complex c...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £7,010

Mystical Nationalism: W. B. Yeats, Patrick Pearse and the Revival of Ireland

2016 - 2017
This research will explore the religious and spiritual ideas governing the Irish Revival, especially as these were manifested in the work, thought and life of Yeats and Pearse.
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,843

Anniversary Events for Rabindranath Tagore

2011 - 2015
To run a series of events to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore.To heighten awareness of plans to set up a Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies at Edinburgh Napier.
Value: £2,250

12 Closes Community Co-design Project, Phase 1

2016 - 2022
12 Closes is a 4 year project partnership with Edinburgh World Heritage to re-invigorate and redesign a series of the Royal Mile's pedestrian closes. The projects will be developed through a process o...
Funder: Edinburgh World Heritage | Value: £57,600

“get leave to live”: Nan Shepherd and the canon of Scottish and International Modernism

2019 - 2020
The primary aims of this project are as follows: a) to research in the Nan Shepherd holdings, and archives related to Shepherd’s work, at the University of Aberdeen; b) to consult with several Shepher...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £3,547

Dunbar SciFest Projection Event

2015 - 2015
Dunbar Arts Trust is working with the Dunbar SciFest (with 8,500 visitors in 2014, it is possibly the largest primary school science festival in Europe) to develop an annual visual and performance art...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Update & Adapt an exisiting live tour scrip for new self-guided application

2012 - 2013
The Scottish Literary Pub Tour has been operating successfully since its inception in 1996 however the company would now like to utilise new technology to widen the scope of the tour and attract a bro...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,970

Narratives of Scottish Modernism: Christine Orr and Naomi Mitchison

2019 - 2020
The main objective of this project is to conduct archival research that will lead to new and internationally significant academic publications on the literary work of two modern Scottish female author...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £7,465

The Edinburgh Editions of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

2019 - 2021
The works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle have never – beyond a small number of individual texts – been published in a scholarly, critical edition. The proposed Research Network, based in Edinburgh, is comp...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £20,000



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English-language reading in the Netherlands and its consequences on Dutch-language publishing

2014 - 2020
"My research aims to assess the impact that growing proficiency in English has on the European book market....
Giulia Trentacosti | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Pilcher | Second Supervisor: Prof Alistair Mccleery

Integrating multistylistic influences in a portfolio of compositions

2008 - date
My research involves the integration of elements from a variety of musical styles, with special emphasis on jazz and classical style...
Fraser Burke | Director of Studies: Mr. Ken Dempster | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Burton

The influence of duality and Poe?s notion of the ?Bi-Part Soul? on the genesis of detective fiction in the nineteenth-century

2008 - 2010
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...
Dr Stephanie Craighill | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Schwan

A Compositional Exploration of Auditory-Visual Synaesthesia

2019 - date
The aim of my practice-based PhD is to determine whether tapping into one’s synaesthesia can assist in the music composition/production proce...
Corin Anderson | Director of Studies: Dr Zack Moir | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Burton

The potential of ocean plastic, an investigation of recycling possibilities in design and awareness-raising methods in society

2018 - date
One severe and urgent environmental problem facing this planet is ocean pl...
Chloe Xingyu Tao | Director of Studies: Dr Sam Vettese | Second Supervisor: Dr Ian Lambert

City narratives in music: creating musical works that reflect urban realities relating to Valletta

2013 - 2019
"The research explores elements of community, identity, and cultural realities. It explores the way of...
Alexander Vella Gregory | Director of Studies: Mr. Ken Dempster | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Burton

Scotland's regional print economy in the nineteenth century

2014 - 2018
The Scottish publishing and printing industries in the nineteenth century left many documentary traces, but most research on the publishing a...
Helen Williams | Director of Studies: Prof Alistair Mccleery | Second Supervisor: Prof David Finkelstein

Film Bang: Communities of Practice, Cross Media Interconnections, and Sectoral Growth within Scotland's Film and Television Industries

2021 - date
This research project investigates the historical evolution of the...
Nelson Correia | Director of Studies: Dr Alistair Scott | Second Supervisor: Dr Kirsten MacLeod

‘Slip out of darkness’: A Study of Contemporary Queer Scottish Poetry

2021 - date
Callum Harper | Director of Studies: Dr Scott Lyall | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Schwan

Responding to spaces, places, and community: a portfolio of composition and documentation of praxis

2021 - date
Paul Greene | Director of Studies: Dr Katrina Burton | Second Supervisor: Dr John Hails
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'MacDiarmid at 100'

30 August 2022
The Scottish Revival Network is organising a one-day conference on 31 August 2022 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Scottish poet and cultural provocateur Hugh MacDiarmid’s first appearance in...

Edinburgh Napier appoints Rosie Howie as Publisher in Residence

6 May 2021
The Bookseller, the leading publishing industry magazine, ran a feature on our ground-breaking Publisher in Residence appointment. Full page coverage of my initiative (two years in the making), firs...

Dr Scott Lyall awarded RSE Network Grant

15 December 2020
Dr Scott Lyall (PI) has been awarded a Network Grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to found and facilitate a Scottish Revival Network. He will collaborate with Dr Michael Shaw (CI) of the Univer...

Social and community impact: award winner and runners-up

25 November 2020
Bleedin Saor Project (Bloody Big Project) runner-up in the Guardian University Awards

Dr Scott Lyall is a guest speaker on Times Radio

10 August 2020
Dr Scott Lyall was an invited guest speaker on Times Radio Breakfast Show, interviewed by Stig Abell, to discuss the Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid on the anniversary of his birth. Born in Langholm on...

Alistair Duff Interviewed: "Coronavirus, the Information Age & 1984!"

8 June 2020
The Asia Scotland Institute has released a vidcast with Professor Alistair Duff, Professor of Information Policy at Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh. Professor Duff addresses the extent to which...

University teams up with community researchers to help improve their neighbourhood

6 February 2020
A Team of community researchers will join forces with academics to help improve their neighbourhood. UK Research and Innovation today announced its backing for the Seven Kingdoms of Wester Hailes, on...

Prof Al Duff Featured in Sunday Express

5 October 2019
A revolt is needed to protect our privacy, leading professor claims Professor Alistair Duff insists the rise of technology such as facial recognition (FRT), CCTV and smart devices is robbing us of ou...

Expert Testimony to Scottish Parliament

30 September 2019
Prof Al Duff appeared as an expert witness before the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee. Testifying on behalf of privacy pressure group NO2ID Edinburgh, he answered MSP question about the bill f...

Music team and technology helps bring twins virtually together for the BBC World Service 'Digital Planet' programme

5 September 2019
Edinburgh Napier and the Royal College of Music has helped bring musicians virtually together as part of a special 18th birthday edition of the BBC World Service’s Digital Planet programme. Led in E...