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A theoretical framework for the evaluation of competition between container terminal operators

Journal Article
Yao, W. Y., Lam, J. S. L., & Cullinane, K. (2011)
A theoretical framework for the evaluation of competition between container terminal operators. Singapore Economic Review, 56, 535-559. https://doi.org/10.1142/S0217590811004456
This paper presents a conceptual framework for analyzing the outcomes of potential competitive strategies and their expected payoffs for container terminal operators in the co...

A study of herding behaviour in exit choice during emergencies based on random utility theory.

Journal Article
Lovreglio, R., Fonzone, A., dell’Olio, L., & Borri, D. (2016)
A study of herding behaviour in exit choice during emergencies based on random utility theory. Safety Science, 82, 421-431. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2015.10.015
Modelling human behaviour in emergencies has become an important issue in safety engineering. Good behavioural models can help increase the safety of transportation systems an...

Contestability in bus markets – evidence from the British de-regulated market

Journal Article
Cowie, J. (2012)
Contestability in bus markets – evidence from the British de-regulated market. Applied Economics, 44, 4777-4785. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2011.564146
Following the 1985 Transport Act in Great Britain, reforms in the provision of bus services continue across Europe and other parts of the world to this day. The British experi...

Comparison of aluminium and stainless steel built-in storage solar water heater

Journal Article
Asif, M., Currie, J., & Muneer, T. (2007)
Comparison of aluminium and stainless steel built-in storage solar water heater. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 28, 293-303. https://doi.org/10.1177/0143624407082390
This article provides the results and findings of an experimental work undertaken in Pakistan that aimed to compare the performance of stainless steel and aluminium make built...

Conditions for speeding behaviour: A comparison of car drivers and powered two wheeled riders.

Journal Article
Broughton, P. S., Fuller, R., Stradling, S., Gormley, M., Kinnear, N., O'Dolan, C., & Hannigan, B. (2009)
Conditions for speeding behaviour: A comparison of car drivers and powered two wheeled riders. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 12, 417-427. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2009.07.001
Against a UK background of decreases in collisions involving car drivers, motorcycle collisions are on the increase. To throw light on this process, this paper explores differ...

Condition monitoring of the strength and stability of civil structures using thick film ceramic sensors

Journal Article
Jabir, S. A. A., & Gupta, N. K. (2013)
Condition monitoring of the strength and stability of civil structures using thick film ceramic sensors. Measurement : journal of the International Measurement Confederation, 46, 2223-2231. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2013.03.018
Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is about the mechanical strength and stability of a structure. The methods used to reveal and quantify the structure quality could be differ...

Determinants of maritime transport costs – a panel data analysis for Latin American trade

Journal Article
Wilmsmeier, G., & Martínez-Zarzoso, I. (2010)
Determinants of maritime transport costs – a panel data analysis for Latin American trade. Transportation Planning and Technology, 33(1), 105-121. https://doi.org/10.1080/03081060903429447
This paper analyses the determinants of maritime transport costs for intra-Latin American trade over a period of 6 years (1999-2004). The data refer to yearly disaggregated (f...

Developing multiple regression models from the manufacturer's ground-source heat pump catalogue data.

Journal Article
Ordoñez, J., Girard, A., Simon, F., Reddy, T., & Muneer, T. (2016)
Developing multiple regression models from the manufacturer's ground-source heat pump catalogue data. Renewable Energy, 95, 413-421. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2016.04.045
The performance of ground-source heat pumps (GSHP), often expressed as Power drawn and/or the COP, depends on several operating parameters. Manufacturers usually publish such ...

Developing a competitive strategy for the port of Qingdao: an application of the Analytic Hierarchy Process to ports in Bohai Bay

Journal Article
Lv, Y. C., Cullinane, K., & Lu, P. (2011)
Developing a competitive strategy for the port of Qingdao: an application of the Analytic Hierarchy Process to ports in Bohai Bay. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 97-98, 659-663. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.97-98.659
Container handling in the ports of the Bohai Bay region is analyzed from the perspective of the competitiveness of the Port of Qingdao. The Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) me...

Developing a framework for standardising and harmonising intermodal terminal concession contracts.

Presentation / Conference
Monios, J., & Bergqvist, R. (2015, June)
Developing a framework for standardising and harmonising intermodal terminal concession contracts. Paper presented at 4th Florence Conference on the Regulation of Infrastructures, Florence
Much effort goes into planning of freight infrastructure to achieve government policy aims of modal shift, and governments (and government-backed infrastructure managers and r...
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Research in Slovenia on Sustainable Transport in Slovenia

2013 - 2014
To compare the vehicular driving cycle of a small town in an EU member state against the standard EU cycle and obtain the primary energy requirements for road transport. Furthermore, to explore the sa...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,740

Qatar Pedestrian Research

2016 - 2018
Analysis of research of pedestrian movement in urban areas
Funder: Qatar National Research Fund | Value: £105,829

Reduction and eradication of fuel poverty

2012 - 2012
Project to provide the services of a solar PV expert (TRI) to work with an external partner to help them to design, test, deliver, and evaluate a model focused on using existing and new PV technologie...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £5,000

SMART NETS: Signal management in real time for urban traffic networks

2001 - 2004
SMART NETS aims at enabling a significant improvement of the international state-of-the-art in real-time network-wide urban traffic control via application, demonstration, and comparative evaluation o...
Funder: EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes

SeaConAZ

2015 - 2019
The SeaConAZ project represents a holistic perspective on the supply chains of consmables produced in China destined for Norweigan retailers, with references to similar structures pertaining to Swedis...
Funder: The Research Funding Council of Norway | Value: £47,505

ORIGAMI

2011 - 2013
ORIGAMI is concerned with improvements in long-distance door-to-door passenger transport chains through improved co-modality and intermodality. The project addresses the potential for greater efficien...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £506,454

Northern Maritime University

2008 - 2012
In summary, the pivotal aims of the NMU project are to: 1.    Strengthen the maritime business sector and to increase its capacity for innovation within the North Sea Region; 2.    Contribute ...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £784,848

PROGRESS: Pricing road use for greater responsibility, efficiency and sustainability in cities

2000 - 2004
The overall objective of PROGRESS is 'to demonstrate and evaluate the effectiveness and acceptance of integrated urban transport pricing schemes to achieve transport goals and raise revenue.' The obj...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £419,282

TABUK2 Identification, assessment & enhancement of accident date collection & analysis in KSA

2013 - 2018
It has been estimated that the annual cost of traffic accidents in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) exceeds 6 billion US dollars, in addition to other social, health, and economic impacts, such as di...
Funder: Tabuk University | Value: £49,867

The use & benefits of high efficacy LED lighting in education facilities

2012 - 2012
The feasibility study will cover analysis of the use of high efficacy LED’s as a main source of lighting and the most suitable forms and types of LED to be incorporated into low cost lighting fixtures
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000
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Using local transport policies to support urban freight consolidation centres

2015 - date
Urban freight transportation (UFT) is concerned with the movement of goods in urban areas such as cities, towns and suburbs...
Emine Akgun | Director of Studies: Dr Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Dr Jonathan Cowie

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: Dr Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Dr Andrew MacIver

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

The development of a numerical temperature algorithm to predict the indoor temperature of an electric vehicle's cabin space

2014 - 2018
The demand for the electric vehicle has increased as the automobile industry,...
Aisling Doyle | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Dr Zuansi Cai

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

The potential for 'green' fiscal policy measures to influence individuals' vehicle purchasing decisions in Scotland

2009 - 2015
This research focuses upon measures targeting individuals’ future vehicle purchasing ...
Dr Sarah Borthwick | Director of Studies: Michael Carreno | Second Supervisor: Kevin Cullinane

Mode choice modelling using elements of MINDSPACE and structural equation modelling

2016 - date
Ing Augustus Ababio-Donkor | Director of Studies: Prof Wafaa Saleh | Second Supervisor: Dr Achille Fonzone

The role of technical efficiency and productivity evolution in port development: An application to the Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) ports

2013 - 2018
The role of technical efficiency and product...
Shelly-Ann Julien | Director of Studies: Dr Jason Monios | Second Supervisor: Prof Tom Rye

A case study analysis of the role of intermodal transport in port regionalisation

2009 - 2013
Dr Jason Monios | Director of Studies: Gordon Wilmsmeier | Second Supervisor: Kevin Cullinane
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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...

Invited Keynote Speach by Professor Davis at National Active Travel Conference

11 June 2019
Keynote speech to Scotland's premier annual active travel conference. Summarised Evidence Review findings from recent studies of most effective interventions to increase active travel and increase phy...

Invited presentation by Professor Davis to the Active Scotland Development Group

10 June 2019
Invited presentation to the Active Scotland Development Group quarterly meeting which had a focus on transport for this meeting.

Chief Medical Officer's highlights Chair of Transport & Health

13 December 2018
The Scotsman article by the Chief Medical Officer for her annual summary of the year included identification of my post of Professor of Transport & Health.

Richard Llewellyn awarded transport institution fellowship

17 October 2018
Transport Research Institute academic, Richard Llewellyn, has been awarded fellowship of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation.

Richard Llewellyn appointed to SEStran Board

8 August 2018
Transport Research Institute academic, Richard Llewellyn, has been appointed to serve a four-year term as a non-Councillor board member on the South East of Scotland Transport Partnership (SEStran) Bo...

After weeks of travel chaos, questions loom about rail privatisation

8 June 2018
On Saturday 9th June, Dr Jonathan Cowie of Edinburgh Napier University's Transport Research Institute was quoted by the i paper in a feature about the recent problems on the railways, particularly wit...

Cyclists risk nerve damage from potholes and rough roads, study finds

15 October 2017
Cyclists are at risk of permanent nerve damage because of poor road surfaces, research using an innovative measuring bike has revealed.

Cyclists risk permanent nerve damage from bumpy roads

14 October 2017
Bike riding on cobbled, poorly maintained or potholed streets could give you permanent nerve damage, that’s the conclusion of a new study from researchers at Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland wh...

Cobbles, potholes, and rough roads can cause nerve damage for cyclists, study finds

12 October 2017
Cyclists who regularly ride on poor road surfaces or cobbles could be at risk of suffering nerve damage in their hands and arms, a new study has found.