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Using graphical information systems to improve vehicle routing problem instances.

Conference Proceeding
Urquhart, N. B., Scott, C., & Hart, E. (2013)
Using graphical information systems to improve vehicle routing problem instances. In C. Blum (Ed.), GECCO'13 Companion, (1097-1102). https://doi.org/10.1145/2464576.2466802
This paper makes the assertion that vehicle routing rearch has produced increasingly more powerful problem solvers, but has not increased the realism or compexity of typical p...

Using ICT to Supporting Course Developers, Tutors, and Students of Scottish Gaelic.

Presentation / Conference
Lawson, A., Mikuta, P., & Cruickshank, P. (2013, September)
Using ICT to Supporting Course Developers, Tutors, and Students of Scottish Gaelic. Poster presented at EUROCALL, University of Évora
This research and development is aimed at learners, tutors and course developers of Scottish Gaelic. The method of teaching Gaelic being used initially with the system is Ùlpa...

Using Code Generation to Build a Platform for Developing and Testing Dialogue Games.

Conference Proceeding
Yuan, T., Manandhar, S., & Wells, S. (2014)
Using Code Generation to Build a Platform for Developing and Testing Dialogue Games
Despite increasing research into their use as a vehicle for Human- Computer Dialogue and Inter-Agent Communication, Dialogue Games have not seen good uptake in industry. One o...

Using social media content for screening in recruitment and selection: pros and cons

Journal Article
Jeske, D., & Shultz, K. S. (2016)
Using social media content for screening in recruitment and selection: pros and cons. Work, Employment and Society, 30(3), 535-546. doi:10.1177/0950017015613746
The article considers the arguments that have been made in defence of social media screening as well as issues that arise and may effectively erode the reliability and utility...

Using portfolios in the assessment of learning and competence: the impact of four models

Journal Article
Gray, M. A., Endacott, R., Gray, M., Jasper, M. A., McMullan, M., Miller, C., …Webb, C. (2004)
Using portfolios in the assessment of learning and competence: the impact of four models. Nurse Education in Practice, 4(4), 250-257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2004.01.003
This paper discusses the diversity of portfolio use highlighted in a study funded by the English National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting exploring the effect...

Using syringe drivers in palliative care within a rural, community setting: capturing the whole experience

Journal Article
Cruickshank, S., Adamson, E., Logan, J., & Brackenridge, K. (2010)
Using syringe drivers in palliative care within a rural, community setting: capturing the whole experience. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 16, 126-32
The aim of this research was to understand how the introduction of a syringe driver, which is considered routine practice in many palliative care settings, impacted on patient...

Using participatory visualisation of soundscapes to compare designers’ and listeners’ experiences of sound designs

Journal Article
McGregor, I., Turner, P., & Benyon, D. (2014)
Using participatory visualisation of soundscapes to compare designers’ and listeners’ experiences of sound designs. Journal of Sonic Studies, 6(1),
There are numerous rules and well-established guidelines to help designers with the visual appearance of interactive technologies. In contrast, when it comes to the use of sou...

A systematic review of medical diagnosis of Ogilvie's syndrome in childbearing

Journal Article
Mander, R., & Smith, G. D. (2010)
A systematic review of medical diagnosis of Ogilvie's syndrome in childbearing. Midwifery, 26(6), 573-578. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2008.09.003
Objective to review all published papers examining medical diagnosis of Ogilvie's syndrome and pregnancy with a view to assessing the implications of the diagnosis and the co...

Diagnosis and assessment of irritable bowel syndrome: current perspectives

Journal Article
D Smith, G. (2012)
Diagnosis and assessment of irritable bowel syndrome: current perspectives. Gastrointestinal Nursing, 10(2), 39-44. https://doi.org/10.12968/gasn.2012.10.2.39
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a long-term functional bowel condition; it is the most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal (GI) condition in clinical practice. However, it r...

Closing Comments: A Call to Action

Journal Article
McGuire, D., & Garavan, T. N. (2010)
Closing Comments: A Call to Action. Advances in developing human resources, 12(5), 614-616. https://doi.org/10.1177/1523422310394435
To date, the field of HRD has largely focused on individuals and organisations and has not devoted sufficient attention to its social role and impact. This concluding article ...

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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

Ross & Bonnyman Ltd (2)

2004 - 2006
To develop and implement an international marketing strategy and optimise the manufacturing processes for a recently aquired European refrigerated vehicle shutter door product range.
Funder: Innovate UK

RSoE International Exchange Prog. - Dr Gayen

2011 - 2012
Grant to fund academic visitor
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £1,423

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

Research into the Economic Impact of a Living Wage

2014 - 2015
An evaluation of the impact of the Glasgow Living Wage on Glasgow based employers who pay the GLW to their staff.
Funder: City of Glasgow Council | Value: £14,314

Review of Part E of Irish Building Regulations

2010 - 2012
To collate and undertake a statistical analysis and a full report on the review of Part E of the Building Regulations in Ireland, to improve standards of sound insulation.

Retrofit Scotland

2015 - 2016
Evaluation of retrofit measures for Scottish housing
Funder: Building Research Establishment Ltd | Value: £16,667

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

Scale-up BP: Implementing evidence-based hypertension research at scale

2015 - 2017
To determine the feasibility of carrying out a phase 4 study on the clinical and health economic impact of implementing telemonitoring of BP as routine practice for the majority of patients with raise...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £2,291

Scope & Map Intangible Cultural Heritage in Scotland

2008 - 2010
To scope ICH in Scotland. Amongst the suggestions included in the resulting report, 'Intangible Cultural Heritage in Scotland: the way forward', was the development of a wiki site for capturing exampl...
Funder: Museums Galleries Scotland | Value: £10,000

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Transferring soft skills from the performing arts curriculum to business ? a German-based exploration into the possibilities for training management consultants

2008 - 2012
Recent research findings have reinforced...
Timea Havar-Simonovich | Director of Studies: Dr Janice McMillan | Second Supervisor: Prof Chris Atton

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

The Dark Triad: examining judgement accuracy, the role of vulnerability, and linguistic style in interpersonal perception

2013 - 2017
With an interest in psychopathology and individual differences, my current work...
Kai Li Chung | Director of Studies: Dr Kathy Charles | Second Supervisor: Dr Calum Neill

An investigation of university and employer perceptions of barriers and enablers of work based learning (WBL) partnerships in the tourism sector in Scotland

2015 - 2020
An investigation of perceptions of work base...
Lynn Waterston | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Dr Matthew Dutton

Investigating the performance and underlying mechanisms of a novel screening measure for developmental dyslexia: implications for early identification

2013 - 2018
This PhD focuses on the sensorimotor theory of dev...
Dr Barbara Piotrowska | Director of Studies: Dr Jennifer Murray | Second Supervisor: Dr Rory MacLean

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

Fatigue and the mind-body relation: A Lacanian exploration

2016 - date
This PhD project aims to explore the role of discourse in the formation and manifestation of symptoms related to the condition Chronic Fatigue...
Amanda Diserholt | Director of Studies: Dr Calum Neill | Second Supervisor: Adele Dickson

The managed learning environment in Scottish higher education: a socio-technical exploration

2004 - 2009
This thesis presents a socio-technical account of the adoption and development of Managed Learning Environme...
David Edwards | Director of Studies: Keith Horton | Second Supervisor: Prof Lissie Davenport

The role of interactive technology in the co-creation of experience in Scottish visitor attractions

2014 - 2019
" As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...
Dr Ellis Urquhart | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Dr Ivana Rihova

The role of gamma-aminobutyric acid type A (GABA-A) receptor and cation chloride co-transporters (CCCs) as possible neuroprotective targets in stroke

2013 - 2018
This doctoral research project is concerned with th...
Miguel Ángel Stanislas Martín-Aragón Baudel | Director of Studies: Dr Amy Poole | Second Supervisor: Dr Jenny Fraser

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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...

School of Computing Hosts Easter Egg hunt online in Jupiter Artland in Minecraft

11 April 2020
Children from across Scotland gathered together in virtual space for an Easter Egg hunt hosted in Jupiter Artland in Minecraft during the lockdown.

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...

How working together delivered the key to unlocking the value of health data to European citizens

2 December 2019
Symphonic integrated into the EU Shield project, and which aims to share health care information across Europe, in a trusted way. Symphonic integrated a consent module which allows patient consent dat...

University Spin-out - Cyan Forensics - Wins at GovTech Summit 2019

18 November 2019
The third Cybersecurity spin-out from The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University was the winner at PitchGovTech as part of the GovTech Summit 2019.

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...

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...

Prof. Emma Hart invited to join Scottish Government Steering Group to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy for Scotland.

16 September 2019
Prof. Emma Hart has been invited by Minister Kate Forbes to join a Scottish Government Steering Group to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy for Scotland.

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...

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