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Real Time Optimisation of Traffic Signals to Prioritise Public Transport

Conference Proceeding
Plötz, P., Wittpohl, M., & Urquhart, N. (2021)
Real Time Optimisation of Traffic Signals to Prioritise Public Transport. In Applications of Evolutionary Computation: 24th International Conference, EvoApplications 2021. , (162-177).
This paper examines the optimisation of traffic signals to prioritise public transportation (busses) in real time. A novel representation for the traffic signal prioritisation...

Building the good information society

Presentation / Conference
Duff, A. (2016, September)
Building the good information society. Presented at Connected Things Among Us, Amsterdam
The closing keynote address at EuroIA2016, Europe's largest gathering of user experience and information architecture specialists. Entitled 'Building the Good Information Soci...

'The internet is just another crowded theatre' - Interview on Radio Sputnik World Service

Exhibition / Performance
Duff, A. 'The internet is just another crowded theatre' - Interview on Radio Sputnik World Service. [Radio]. Exhibited at Moscow. 13 July 2017. (Unpublished)

Duff, A. 'The internet is just another crowded theatre' - Interview on Radio Sputnik World Service. [Radio]. Exhibited at Moscow. 13 July 2017. (Unpublished
Professor Alistair Duff was interviewed on Radio Sputnik [formerly Radio Moscow] World Service, on the topic of extremist content on social networks. A shortened version of t...

A Novel Heuristic Data Routing for Urban Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks

Journal Article
Hawbani, A., Wang, X., Al-Dubai, A., Zhao, L., Busaileh, . O., Liu, P., & Al-qaness, M. (2021)
A Novel Heuristic Data Routing for Urban Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks. IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 8(11), 8976-8989.
This work is devoted to solving the problem of multi-criteria multi-hop routing in vehicular ad-hoc networks (VANETs), aiming at three goals, increasing the end-to-end deliver...

A New Annulus-based Distribution Algorithm for Scalable IoT-driven LoRa Networks

Conference Proceeding
Alahmadi, H., Bouabdallah, F., & Al-Dubai, A. (in press)
A New Annulus-based Distribution Algorithm for Scalable IoT-driven LoRa Networks
Long-Range (LoRa) has been a major avenue for deploying the Internet of Things (IoT) in large scale environments due to its long-scale connection, energy efficiency, and cost-...

Getting the balance right: human rights in residual jurisdiction rules of English courts for cross-border torts via social media

Book Chapter
Gillies, L. E. (2017)
Getting the balance right: human rights in residual jurisdiction rules of English courts for cross-border torts via social media. In L. E. Gillies, & D. Mangan (Eds.), The Legal Challenges of Social Media (249-269). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
This chapter elects as its focus the need to balance human rights in English residual jurisdiction rules for cross-border torts via social media. Private international law app...

Vehicular Computation Offloading for Industrial Mobile Edge Computing

Journal Article
Zhao, L., Yang, K., Tan, Z., Song, H., Al-Dubai, A., & Zomaya, A. (2021)
Vehicular Computation Offloading for Industrial Mobile Edge Computing. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 17(11), 7871-7881.
Due to the limited local computation resource, industrial vehicular computation requires offloading the computation tasks with time-delay sensitive and complex demands to othe...

Workplace information literacy: Measures and methodological challenges

Journal Article
Widén, G., Ahmad, F., Nikou, S., Ryan, B., & Cruickshank, P. (2021)
Workplace information literacy: Measures and methodological challenges. Journal of Information Literacy, 15(2),
This paper focuses information literacy (IL) from a methodological perspective, addressing quantitative IL measures, suitable for evaluating the role of IL in supporting work...

Embodied online dance learning objectives of CAROUSEL +

Conference Proceeding
Mitchell, K., Koniaris, B., Tamariz, M., Kennedy, J., Cheema, N., Mekler, E., …Mac Williams, C. (2021)
Embodied online dance learning objectives of CAROUSEL +. In 2021 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces Abstracts and Workshops (VRW) (309-313).
This is a position paper concerning the embodied dance learning objectives of the CAROUSEL + 1 project, which aims to impact how online immersive technologies influence multiu...

The RIVAL project: how to build a new network from scratch; how to adapt to enforced online delivery

Presentation / Conference
Ryan, B. (2021, June)
The RIVAL project: how to build a new network from scratch; how to adapt to enforced online delivery. Paper presented at CILIPS, Online
The RIVAL project ( aimed to build a ‘collaborative network of Scotland-based Library and Information Science (LIS) researchers and practising library and...



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Creatives in Crisis: How freelance creatives mobilise online communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 - 2021
Creative industries in the UK have been recognised as a driver of economic growth and cultural expression. However, much academic work has been devoted to the low paid, insecure, and sometimes exploit...
Funder: The University of Edinburgh | Value: £5,000

Hyperheuristics for infrastructure system optimisation

2020 - 2020
Continuum Industries novel software tech allows engineers to automate their work and evaluate millions of possible combinations of design parameters. Primary application lies in linear infrastructure ...
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £19,599

Repairing Polluted Artificial Intelligent Systems with Machine Unlearning

2019 - 2021
This project is intended to seek in-depth understanding of the new promising decentralised machine learning scheme, namely federated learning, and develop a proof-of-concept algorithm-independent unle...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £29,998

OPTIMSING U>P Security and Anonymised Data Cloud Analysis for Duty of Care and Business Continuity

2020 - 2021
This project will build on the work that has already been done by U>P to develop the MVP (Minimum Viable Product), which delivers people analytics data through active data gathering, and the work d...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £15,000


2020 - 2021
Ransomware is a form of malicious software that blocks user access to data by encrypting files. A user is then required to pay the attacker a sum of money to receive the encryption artefacts and start...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £52,310

Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered dashboard for COVID-19 related public sentiment and opinion mining in social media platforms

2020 - 2020
: The project will aid in understanding and mitigating the direct and indirect impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, by creating an AI-driven dashboard for policymakers, public health and clinical practit...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £135,104

The Scottish Revival Network

2021 - 2023
The Scottish Revival Network will initiate conversations and debates on the aims, scope, influences and international connections of the Scottish Revival in literature and culture from the 1880s to th...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £19,975

Smart City Transitions in South East Scotland: Accelerating Digital Twin Technology Deployment in Urban Transformation Processes

2021 - 2025
Smart city development exposes the coevolutionary nature of technology and society, as well as the systemic character of innovation. Bringing new technologies into society is not sufficient to improve...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £29,999

Distributed single "sign-on-stack-on" e-Governance Paradigm based on a distributed peer-to-peer (P2P) file exchange network for security, transparency, cost effectiveness and trust - GLASS

2021 - 2023
The VISION of the GLASS is to develop a single-on distributed solution that is open source, efficient and inclusive, transparent, cross-border functional, user- friendly, end-to-end encrypted combinin...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £190,889

KTP Ace Aquatec

2021 - 2023
To develop, test and incorporate Innovative AI based approaches to improve accuracy of Individual fish identification and sea lice detection.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £265,334



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Sustainable festivals and events - an enquiry of leadership and futures

2015 - 2017
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Dr Martin Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Jane Ali-Knight

Leadership for the CIO: building capacity through applying leadership theory using frameworks

2012 - 2016
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Prof Sally Smith | Director of Studies: Mr Grant MacKerron | Second Supervisor: Dr Vaughan Ellis

Investigating communicating sequential processes for Java to support ubiquitous computing

2005 - 2009
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
Dr Kevin Chalmers | Director of Studies: Prof Jon Kerridge | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani

Autopoietic organisation of knowledge, creativity and innovation: a case study of the automotive manufacturer Daimler AG

2007 - 2012
Abstract Creativity and innovation are very important capabilities within an org...
Dr Jan Auernhammer | Director of Studies: George Stonehouse | Second Supervisor: Prof Hazel Hall

An approach to cross-domain situation-based context management and highly adaptive services in pervasive environments

2008 - 2012
The concept of context-awareness is widely used in mobile and pervasive computing t...
Dr Zakwan Jaroucheh | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Prof Sally Smith

An ethnographic interpretation of the work environment within a creative culture in the advertising sector

2009 - 2014
Purpose and rationale The purpose of the exploratory research is to provide a deeper understan...
Dr Christine Band | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

Test-bed and evaluation of a home-based adverse event prediction infrastructure

2013 - 2021
The "Frailty Framework" is the development of a next generation health assessment and predictive analysis system. It will...
Adrian Smales | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Alistair Lawson

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

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



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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.

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...

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).

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...

School of Computing Group Project Prize 2020

3 May 2020
The winners of the best group project 2020 are chosen in an online event by Computershare.

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.