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Generating and Evaluating Landmark-Based Navigation Instructions in Virtual Environments

Conference Proceeding
Cercas Curry, A., Gkatzia, D., & Rieser, V. (2015)
Generating and Evaluating Landmark-Based Navigation Instructions in Virtual Environments. In Proceedings of the 15th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, 90-94. https://doi.org/10.18653/v1/w15-4715
Referring to landmarks has been identified to lead to improved navigation instructions. However, a previous corpus study suggests that human “wizards” also choose to refer to ...

Matters of learning and education sociomaterial approaches in ethnographic research.

Book Chapter
Fenwick, T., Doyle, S., Michael, M., & Scoles, J. (2015)
Matters of learning and education sociomaterial approaches in ethnographic research. In MultiPluriTrans in Educational Ethnography, (141-162). New York: Transcript Verlag. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839427729-007
In this chapter we outline a 'sociomaterial' configuration that has been circulating in the broader social sciences with useful potential for understanding dynamics of learnin...

Comparing Multi-label Classification with Reinforcement Learning for Summarisation of Time-series Data

Conference Proceeding
Gkatzia, D., Hastie, H., & Lemon, O. (2014)
Comparing Multi-label Classification with Reinforcement Learning for Summarisation of Time-series Data. In Proceedings of the Conference Volume 1: Long Papers, 1231-1240. https://doi.org/10.3115/v1/p14-1116
We present a novel approach for automatic report generation from time-series data, in the context of student feedback generation. Our proposed methodology treats content selec...

It’s not what you do; it’s the way that you do it: An exploratory study of talent management as an inherently motivational process in the hospitality sector

Journal Article
D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Ramdhony, A. (2019)
It’s not what you do; it’s the way that you do it: An exploratory study of talent management as an inherently motivational process in the hospitality sector. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(10), 3992-4020. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCHM-11-2018-0905
Purpose: This paper draws on the key tenets of self-determination theory (SDT) to explore the possibility of deploying Talent Management (TM) as an inherently motivational pr...

Mode of birth after caesarean section: individual prediction scores using Scottish population data

Journal Article
Denham, S. H., Humphrey, T., deLabrusse, C., & Dougall, N. (2019)
Mode of birth after caesarean section: individual prediction scores using Scottish population data. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 84(19), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2226-6
Background Rising caesarean section (CS) rates are a global health concern. Contemporary data indicates that almost 50% of CS are electively performed, with a high proportion ...

Patient and family centered actionable processes of care and performance measures for persistent and chronic critical illness: a systematic review.

Journal Article
Rose, L., Istanboulian, L., Allum, L., Burry, L., Dale, C., Hart, N., …Connolly, B. (2019)
Patient and family centered actionable processes of care and performance measures for persistent and chronic critical illness: a systematic review. Critical Care Explorations, 1(4), https://doi.org/10.1097/CCE.0000000000000005
Objective To identify actionable processes of care, quality indicators, or performance measures and their evidence base relevant to patients with persistent or chronic critica...

Nucleotide sequence of the lipoamide dehydrogenase gene of Escherichia coli K12

Journal Article
Stephens, P. E., Lewis, H. M., Darlison, M. G., & Guest, J. R. (1983)
Nucleotide sequence of the lipoamide dehydrogenase gene of Escherichia coli K12. European journal of biochemistry / FEBS, 135(3), 519-527. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1432-1033.1983.tb07683.x
The nucleotide sequence of a 1980‐base‐pair segment of DNA, containing the lpd gene encoding the lipoamide dehydrogenase component (E3) of the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex o...

The Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex of Escherichia coli K12. Nucleotide Sequence Encoding the Dihydrolipoamide Acetyltransferase Component

Journal Article
Stephens, P. E., Darlison, M. G., Lewis, H. M., & Guest, J. R. (1983)
The Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex of Escherichia coli K12. Nucleotide Sequence Encoding the Dihydrolipoamide Acetyltransferase Component. European journal of biochemistry / FEBS, 133(3), 481-489. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1432-1033.1983.tb07490.x
The nucleotide sequence of the aceF gene, which encodes the dihydrolipoamide acetyltransferase component (E2) of the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex of Escherichia coli K12, ha...

The Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex of Escherichia coli K12. Nucleotide Sequence Encoding the Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Component

Journal Article
Stephens, P. E., Darlison, M. G., Lewis, H. M., & Guest, J. R. (1983)
The Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex of Escherichia coli K12. Nucleotide Sequence Encoding the Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Component. European journal of biochemistry / FEBS, 133(1), 155-162. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1432-1033.1983.tb07441.x
The nucleotide sequence of a 3780‐base pair segment of DNA containing the aceE gene encoding the pyruvate dehydrogenase component (E1) of the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex of...

Genetics of oxidative phosphorylation: Allelism studies of mitochondrial loci in the PHO1?OLI2 region of the genome

Journal Article
Darlison, M. G., & Lancashire, W. E. (1980)
Genetics of oxidative phosphorylation: Allelism studies of mitochondrial loci in the PHO1?OLI2 region of the genome. Molecular & general genetics : MGG, 180(1), 227-229. https://doi.org/10.1007/bf00267374
In a search for new aerobic-growth deficiency mutations affecting mitochondrial energy-conservation two mit− mutations, namely pho-8 and pho-9, have been isolated. The two mut...

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SCOPE: Server Configuration Optimisation through Parameter Evolution

2001 - 2006
SCOPE: Server Configuration Optimisation through Parameter Evolution
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £100,000

Russwood Cladding Exposure Trial

2015 - 2017
Project is to carry out a one year data-logged exposure trial of the weathering performance of external timber cladding made from the company's newly developed timber system.
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £13,921

sa.Fire

2012 - 2013
This project has resulted in a spin-out company which was incorporated on 17 January 2014. It has also generated a patent related to BDDs (Binary decision Diagrams).
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £320,000

Santander Staff Mobility Grant

2016 - 2017
"The Birth of a Nation: Exploring the Values-Based Leadership of Lee Kuan Yew in the Development of the Republic of Singapore" Yew was Singapore’s first Prime Minister from 1965 to 1990 and is regarde...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £400

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

RATTRAP (Guardian Toolkit)

2011 - 2013
The Office of Cyber Security & Information Assurance (OCSIA) estimates that the cost of cybercrime to businesses, in the UK alone, is over £21 billion per annum. This project focuses on the real-time ...
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £291,336

Rates of desimentation in seagrass meadows

2013 - 2014
Radiometric dating of seagrass sediments using short-lived isotopes
Funder: Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University) | Value: £875

QikServe smart phone application

2011 - 2012
IIDI collaborative project with QikServe Ltd supported by the SFC Innovation Voucher Scheme.  This project led by Alistair Lawson will investigate smart phone application development
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Public engagement work - Bright Club Scotland

2012 - 2015
Public engagement and providing training for others doing public engagement
Funder: Bright Club Scotland | Value: £13,716

Qatar Pedestrian Research

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

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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

Expression of proinflammatory proteins in the lung epithelial cell line A549, in response to cytokine and environmental particle exposure

2000 - 2004
This project investigates the effects of various inflammatory s...
Dr Lindsay Ramage | Director of Studies: Keith Guy | Second Supervisor: Dr Lorna Proudfoot

Exploring the views and experiences of parents caring for their infants with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH): An interpretative phenomenological analysis

2014 - 2019
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DD...
Claire Poole | Director of Studies: Dr Brian Williams | Second Supervisor: Prof Caroline Hollins-Martin

Hardware architectures for infrared pedestrian detection and tracking systems

2007 - 2013
Infrared pedestrian detection systems struggle with real-time processing performance. Known solutions are limited to either...
Robert Walczyk | Director of Studies: Dr David Binnie | Second Supervisor: Alistair Armitage

Heritage interpretation challenges and management issues at film-induced tourism heritage attractions: case studies of Rosslyn Chapel and Alnwick Castle

2011 - 2015
Although previous research has widely acknowledg...
Dr Justyna Bakiewicz | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Paul Barron

Recontextualising the lived experience of hepatitis C and its treatment

2014 - 2017
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...
Dr David Whiteley | Director of Studies: Dr Anne Whittaker | Second Supervisor: Lawrence Elliott

UrbanIxd: exploring human interactions in the hybrid city

2015 - date
With the vision of ubiquitous computing becoming increasingly realized, a new technological layer in the form of sensors, urban screens, smartp...
Shenando Stals | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth | Second Supervisor: Dr Oli Mival

From Gutenberg to Gates: a study of socio-technical change in the printing industry in Edinburgh.

2005 - 2007
Printing has a long and illustrious history as a craft industry. This study explores the effects of tec...
Maureen Parnell | Director of Studies: Diana Woodward | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Munro

Dynamic probabilistic routing discovery and broadcast schemes for high mobility ad-hoc networks

2010 - 2013
Mobile ad-hoc networking (MANET) technology has been a major avenue for many wireless and mobile networke...
Mustafa Bani Khalaf | Director of Studies: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai | Second Supervisor: Prof Bill Buchanan

Learning and development at work: opportunities and barriers for non-registered clinical staff in NHS Scotland

2002 - 2008
The non-registered assistant workforce in the National Health Service Scotland (NHSS) has ...
Dr Deborah McCraw | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Gillian Raab

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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...

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

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 ...

University Spin-out Partners with National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

14 August 2019
Cyan Forensics - the third Cybersecurity spin-out from The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University - is partnering with America’s National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)

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