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Good jobs, McJobs and skills: job seekers’ attitudes to low-skilled service work.

Journal Article
Lindsay, C. (2005)
Good jobs, McJobs and skills: job seekers’ attitudes to low-skilled service work. Human Resource Management Journal, 15, 50-65. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-8583.2005.tb00146.x
This article focuses on unemployed job-seekers' attitudes towards entry-level jobs in three areas of the service sector – retail, hospitality and call-centre work. The article...

From The City Of Bits to E-Topia: Space, Citizenship and Community as Global Strategy.

Journal Article
Deakin, M. (2014)
From The City Of Bits to E-Topia: Space, Citizenship and Community as Global Strategy. International Journal of E-Adoption, 6, https://doi.org/10.4018/ijea.2014010102
Mitchell's book on the City of Bits, sets out a vision of urban life literally done to bits. His next book e-topia, provides the counter-point to this vision of urban life and...

Getting disadvantaged parents into employment: the Working for Families Fund in Scotland

Journal Article
Bond, S., McQuaid, R. W., & Fuertes, V. (2010)
Getting disadvantaged parents into employment: the Working for Families Fund in Scotland. Local economy, 24, 487-501. https://doi.org/10.1080/02690940903314852
Between 2004 and 2008, the Scottish Government's Working for Families Fund (WFF) in Scotland offered support to parents seeking to move into, within or towards employment, edu...

Gender and transport: transaction costs, competing resources and transport policy gaps.

Journal Article
Grieco, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2012)
Gender and transport: transaction costs, competing resources and transport policy gaps. Research in transportation economics, 34(1), 1-86
Authors are editors of this special issue of Research in Transportation Economics, vol.34 no.1 2012

Gelatin microgels as a potential corrosion inhibitor carriers for self-healing coatings: Preparation and codeposition: Gelatin microgels as carriers for self-healing coatings

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Stankiewicz, A., Jagoda, Z., Zielińska, K., & Szczygieł, I. (2015)
Gelatin microgels as a potential corrosion inhibitor carriers for self-healing coatings: Preparation and codeposition: Gelatin microgels as carriers for self-healing coatings. Materials and corrosion : with International Corrosion abstracts = Werkstoffe und Korrosion : Organ der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Korrosion und der Dechema-Beratungsstelle für Werkstoff-Fragen, 66(12), 1391-1396. https://doi.org/10.1002/maco.201508436
Co-deposition of a coating with capsules containing a corrosion inhibitor is one of the methods to protect the material surface against corrosion. This generation of coatings ...

Identifying governance relationships between intermodal terminals and logistics platforms.

Journal Article
Monios, J. (2015)
Identifying governance relationships between intermodal terminals and logistics platforms. Transport Reviews, 35(6), https://doi.org/10.1080/01441647.2015.1053103
Governance theory examines different ways of managing resources and relationships in order to achieve a desired outcome. This paper applies governance theory to intermodal ter...

Idling emission at intersection and exploring suitable mitigation measures

Journal Article
Kumar, R., Parida, P., Tiwari, D., & Gangopadhaya, S. (2013)
Idling emission at intersection and exploring suitable mitigation measures. Journal of traffic and logistics engineering (JTLE), 1, 184-194. https://doi.org/10.12720/jtle.1.2.184-190
Variety of road based transport modes catering to the transport demand ply in large number on the road system of urban India. As a result, the traffic and transportation probl...

Identifying time-space constraints: a neglected element of the development discourse

Journal Article
Grieco, M., & Crowther, D. (2011)
Identifying time-space constraints: a neglected element of the development discourse. Social responsibility journal, 7, 638-648. https://doi.org/10.1108/17471111111175182
Purpose – The purpose of this article is to provide conceptual provocation in the context of collective expertise on the identification of time-space constraints – a conceptua...

Identifying material, geographical and institutional mobilities in the global maritime trade system.

Book Chapter
Monios, J., & Wilmsmeier, G. (2015)
Identifying material, geographical and institutional mobilities in the global maritime trade system
Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the variou...

Impact of speed change on estimated journey time: Failure of drivers to appreciate relevance of initial speed.

Journal Article
Fuller, R., Gormley, M., Stradling, S., Broughton, P., Kinnear, N., O'Dolan, C., & Hannigan, B. (2009)
Impact of speed change on estimated journey time: Failure of drivers to appreciate relevance of initial speed. Accident analysis and prevention, 41, 10-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2008.07.013
Higher speeds are associated with increases in the probability of crashing and the severity of the outcome. Logically drivers speed to save time, and research evidence support...

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Nanocellulose arabica gum composites

2019 - 2020
This project will cast films from a nanocellulose (CNF) composite with arabica gum. Arabica gum will be added at different loading concentrations and composites will be assessed for general appearanc...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Research informed teaching of sustainable development in South Africa: The case of 'Local' Building Materials and their Environmental impacts

2019 - 2021
The study examines the properties and benefits of selected local materials (such as clay and recycled elements) and whether their use as construction materials enhances environmental protection. The r...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £10,000

Bus Passenger Analytics

2020 - 2020
Passengers using the Lothian Buses network may use a smart card (Ridacard) to pay for their journey, swiping the card on boarding a vehicle. Smart card journeys account for about 1/3rd of journeys mad...
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £26,170

Actions demonstrate how Park4SUMP will lead to achieve sustainable transport in urban areas by strategically integrating innovative parking management solutions into SUMP policies

2018 - 2022
Parking management should be an important part of sustainable urban mobility planning (SUMP) but unfortunately, it is one the most underdeveloped segments. Most EU member states lack national level po...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £187,417

Home Grown Demonstrator

2020 - 2021
This project is to act as forerunner to the larger Edinburgh Home Demonstrator project to identify areas of innovation and supply chain integration aligned with the economic strategy for Scotland’s f...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £26,000

CSIC Mass Timber Commercialisaton

2019 - 2021
Edinburgh Napier University to investigate and undertake the following tasks: • Collate, analyse and summarise their research base on mass timber and its viability as a construction technique for the ...
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £69,786

Impacts of School Street closures on the local highway network

2020 - 2020
This project is to extend understanding of wider impacts of temporary street closures. It will consifder any re-distributional effects of street closures around schools and it is under consideration w...
Funder: The Road Safety Trust | Value: £11,200

SHELTERs: Sustainable Homes Enabling the Long Term Empowerment of Refugees

2020 - 2023
This project addresses this major moral, humanitarian, and knowledge gap by following on from a highly successful seed-funded project, which developed—through participatory design and interdisciplinar...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £299,712

Digitisation of Home Grown Timber Products

2020 - 2021
The aim of this project is to determine the potential for the symbiosis of renewable resource (forestry, woody bio-mass and naturally replenishable) and the high value manufacture of a resilient and s...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £30,002

CSIC - SNRG Phase 1

2020 - 2021
SNRG is a human centred PropTech company that believes affordability, sustainability and community are key to building a better quality of life. The objective of SNRG is to design, build and operate ...
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £49,753

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Modelling the influence of communication on fertility change in rural Bangladesh

2000 - 2004
The total fertility rate in Bangladesh declined from 6.3 children per women in 1975 to 3.3 in 1997-1999. This decline of...
Prof Kaberi Gayen | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Mike Pearson

Moisture conditions in external timber cladding: field trials and their design implications

2004 - 2011
This research was funded by the EU Northern Periphery Programme as part of a trans-national project titled: E...
Dr Ivor Davies | Director of Studies: Charles Fairfield | Second Supervisor: Alastair Stupart

The application of human factors through assessment and improvement of behavioural safety to improve safety performance in small to medium sized enterprises

2002 - 2012
User-friendly systems of human factors (HF) ...
Dr William Rose | Director of Studies: Prof Naren Gupta | Second Supervisor: Jay Hoy

Optimising Timber Frame Construction

2002 - 2007
Timber platform frame has evolved as an efficient method of construction for domestic dwellings and is experiencing continual growth in the UK due to it lending its...
Prof Robert Hairstans | Director of Studies: Prof Abdy Kermani | Second Supervisor: Fouad Khalaf

Design, modelling and control of a rotorcraft landing gear for uneven ground conditions

2016 - 2020
The PhD project studies the area of robotic landing gear. Most aerial vehicles, including helicopters, incorporat...
Daniel Melia Boix | Director of Studies: Dr Keng Goh | Second Supervisor: Gareth Smith

Impact of ubiquitous real-time information on bus passenger route choice

2015 - 2018
Real Time Travel Information (RTTI) systems deliver information to a wide range of travellers using different modes, with the ai...
Mr Faqhrul Islam | Director of Studies: Prof Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Dr Andrew MacIver

Cyclic performance of rubber-soil mixtures to enhance seismic protection

2015 - 2020
The main aim of the project seeks to enhance the resistance of the soil foundation against seismic events with the introduction ...
Dr Juan Bernal-Sanchez | Director of Studies: Dr John McDougall | Second Supervisor: Dr Daniel Barreto Gonzalez

The influence of illuminated road studs on safe driving behaviour

2015 - date
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
Richard Llewellyn | Director of Studies: Dr Jonathan Cowie | Second Supervisor: Mike Maher

Identifying barriers to the implementation of bus policy at a local level in Great Britain using a decision support framework

2015 - 2018
Transport policies are developed to manage the social, environmental and ec...
Dr Clare McTigue | Director of Studies: Prof Tom Rye | Second Supervisor: Dr Jason Monios

Modelling and analysing cyclist road safety performance in Scotland: a safety in numbers perspective

2015 - 2019
Vulnerable Road User (VRU) road safety performance lags behind the improvements achieved among motor...
Suzanne Meade | Director of Studies: Dr Kathryn Stewart | Second Supervisor: Ian Smith
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Richard Llewellyn appointed as professional institution trustee and strategic board chair

19 November 2021
Richard Llewellyn has been appointed a Trustee of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) and Chair of the charity's Education and Professional Development Strategic Board.

Dr Timothy Olawumi wins top award for research excellence

2 November 2021
Dr. Timothy Olawumi was the recipient of the 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 at the recent 𝐁𝐈𝐌 𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚 𝐈𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 (out of the 289 nominations r...

Dr Timothy Olawumi was a guest speaker a National Seminar.

12 October 2021
Dr. Timothy was one of the guest speaker at the 𝐐𝐒 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲 𝐖𝐞𝐛𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐫 on "𝐺𝑟𝑒𝑒𝑛 𝐵𝑢𝑖𝑙𝑑𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑄𝑢𝑎𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑡𝑦 𝑆𝑢𝑟𝑣𝑒𝑦𝑜𝑟" which was co-organized wit...

Dr See becomes a full member of the EPSRC Peer Review College

17 May 2021
Dr Chan H. See has been promoted from the EPSRC Associate College to Full College membership.

Dr Mark Taylor Appointed to BSI Working Group on Human Exposure to Mechanical Vibration and Shock

5 October 2020
Dr Mark Taylor (Lectuer in Civil Engineering) has been nominated to represent Edinburgh Napier University at a British Standards Institution Working Group (GME/21/6).

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...

Winner of the RISE award for Design, Innovation and Creativity

30 September 2019
The RISE Awards are the highlight of the annual Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) Conference – and this year’s ceremony saw Edinburgh Napier’s Bernardino D'Amico and France...

Cyclists: why uneven roads and potholes are endangering your health

25 August 2019
A HIGH-TECH bicycle which measures cyclists' exposure to potentially harmful vibrations from uneven road surfaces could be used to check the safety of cycle lanes and other routes. Back problems and ...

Norco Factory Team Mechanic Lewis Kirkwood Thinks Mountain Biking Could be Giving us Bad Vibrations

6 August 2019
A recent study from Edinburgh Napier University suggests that mountain bikers are experiencing more intense vibrations than a construction worker who has spent a day on a jackhammer. The study was car...

Japanese vibration expert joins Scottish monitoring firm Reactec

28 July 2019
Professor Setsuo Maeda, one of the world’s most respected experts in human response to vibration, has been appointed as Reactec’s chief scientific liaison – relocating from Japan to Edinburgh for the ...