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The Spirit of India: An Exploration of Rabindranath Tagore’s and Mahatma Gandhi’s Ideas on Nationalism

Book
Fraser, B. (2016)
The Spirit of India: An Exploration of Rabindranath Tagore’s and Mahatma Gandhi’s Ideas on Nationalism. In K. Tuteja, & K. Chakraborty (Eds.), Tagore and Nationalism, 245-256. BioMed Central. doi:10.1007/978-81-322-3696-2_16
Rabindranath’s stand on the ideas of nation and nationalism has become a part of a national debate that often left him isolated and misunderstood in his own country. This pape...

A study of the multi generational relationship with making through mediated designing in collaborative, digital environments: implications for learning and open access fabrication

Conference Proceeding
Vettese, S., Thompson, P., & Allan, D. (2017)
A study of the multi generational relationship with making through mediated designing in collaborative, digital environments: implications for learning and open access fabrication. In Cumulus Hong Kong 2016, Cumulus Working Papers, Open Design for E-very-thing. , (23-30
In this paper, the researchers will investigate different ways in which school age, 'generation net' children learn, through non-linear, mediated, collaborative ‘making’ envir...

In Situ 3D Printed Souvenirs and their Affect on Visitors Engagement with Built Heritage

Conference Proceeding
Vettese, S., & Anastasiadou, C. (2016)
In Situ 3D Printed Souvenirs and their Affect on Visitors Engagement with Built Heritage. In In this place : cumulus association biannual international conference. , (98-103
In this study, visitors’ perception and engagement with built heritage surroundings was investigated in relation to their interaction with 3d printed souvenirs which reflected...

Monomaniacs, evolutionary science and the influence of Stevenson in Wells's The Island of Doctor Moreau

Book Chapter
Dryden, L. (2017)
Monomaniacs, evolutionary science and the influence of Stevenson in Wells's The Island of Doctor Moreau. In R. J. Hill (Ed.), Robert Louis Stevenson and the Great Affair: Movement, Memory, and Modernity. Robert Louis Stevenson and the Great Affair: Movement, Memory, and Modernity: Routledge
This essay unravels some of the Stevensonian influences and literary allusions that Wells drew upon when conceiving The Island of Doctor Moreau. What emerges is a clear recogn...

What I discovered inside Edinburgh’s museum of musical instruments

Other
Durkin, R. (2017)
What I discovered inside Edinburgh’s museum of musical instruments. https://theconversation.com/what-i-discovered-inside-edinburghs-museum-of-musical-instruments-77495
No abstract available.

Crafted Evolution - The creation of the HyperHive Series

Conference Proceeding
Vones, K. (2017)
Crafted Evolution - The creation of the HyperHive Series. In Conference Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.4746934
The following paper describes the conception and creation of the HyperHive Series of interactive pendants. This practice-led research analyses how the recent emergence of term...

Making as Growth: Narratives in Materials and Process

Journal Article
Lambert, I., & Speed, C. (2017)
Making as Growth: Narratives in Materials and Process. Design Issues, 33(3), 104-109. https://doi.org/10.1162/desi_a_00455
As an activity, research through design gives rise to new knowledge from both creative processes and, if there are any, resultant artifacts. Arguably, all creative practitione...

H. Rider Haggard, Theophilus Shepstone and the Zikali trilogy: A Revisionist Approach to Haggard’s African Fiction

Thesis
Simpson, K. C. S. H. Rider Haggard, Theophilus Shepstone and the Zikali trilogy: A Revisionist Approach to Haggard’s African Fiction. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978289
The history that H. Rider Haggard writes about in his imperial adventure romance fiction is neither collusive nor consensual with the Zulu who are often the focus of his novel...

(Re)encountering monsters: animals in early-twentieth-century weird fiction

Journal Article
Alder, E. (2017)
(Re)encountering monsters: animals in early-twentieth-century weird fiction. Textual Practice, 31(6), 1083-1100. https://doi.org/10.1080/0950236x.2017.1358686
Early twentieth century weird tales occupy an important place in the development of genre fictions. Among the innovations they contribute are new forms of monsters, diverging ...

Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects

Conference Proceeding
Vones, K. (2014)
Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects. In All Makers Now?
The idea of creating a jewellery organism that comes alive on the body has fascinated and inspired my research ever since learning about the potential inherent in smart materi...

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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

Script Development with Gridiron 'Leaving Planet Earth' Production

2012 - 2013
The Grid Iron Theatre Company is developing an innovative new work to be staged a the Edinburgh International Arena (EICA). The company would like assistance with the development of an initial script...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Scottish Adoption

2014 - 2015
The project aims to create a series of scripts as well as a development plan for the creation of a package of new innovative products that use film and text to examine issues around adoption such as a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

New Commercial Business Model for Independent Scottish Online Newspaper

2012 - 2013
With expertise from Edinburgh Napier, Caledonian Mercury would like to develop a new model for generating income by investigating various fundraising options such as crowd funding of specific stories ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,960

Multi-Gigabit European Research Network & Associated Services (eMusic)

2013 - 2015
This proposal details activities that will ensure the continued enhancement and ongoing operation of the leading-edge GÉANT network, supporting a range of network and added-value services, targeted at...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £13,417

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

Development of a graphic work re-imagining the Glasgow Necropolis (Slateford Press)

2013 - 2014
The proposed project is to develop a prototype publication with the working title ‘High Ground – a place of wonder, light & the lost’, a study of the Necropolis in Glasgow. The book will be a graphic ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,997

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

Tree fellers revisited - the interrogation of a documentary by its audience

2013 - 2014
The project aims to interrogate the post-colonial uses of documentary film in narrating the colonial experience.  The purpose of the field work is to generate a new body of material which, juxtap...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £750

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
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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...

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...

Dr Scott Lyall publishes an article in The Conversation on Nan Shepherd.

28 August 2019
‘The Living Mountain: in an age of ecological crisis, Nan Shepherd’s nature writing is more relevant than ever’. Article in The Conversation, published 29 August 2019

Eamonn O'Neill Comments on State of Play in US Democratic PresidentialNominee Race

5 July 2019
This article analyses the current state of play within the US Democratic Party's election for the Presidential nominee.

Dr Zack Moir Elected to the Board of Directors of the Prestigious Association for Popular Music Education

26 June 2019
Dr Zack Moir from Music has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Popular Music Education, which is an international organisation with a mission to promote and advance...