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Documentary Film: 'Recreating Paradise'

Digital Artefact
Bilgrami, S. (2002)
Documentary Film: 'Recreating Paradise'
The creative interaction between Muslims, refugees and Scottish artists, as they sew together “paradise”. In the process of creation, we discover stories of loss and hope.

Recruiting Women into Scottish Wood Chain Industries

Journal Article
Ridley-Ellis, D., MacPherson, S., & Thomson, E. (2008)
Recruiting Women into Scottish Wood Chain Industries. Timber Engineering, 1, 477-485
In common with many countries, the composition and attitudes of Scotland’s population are changing. It is the regions where the industries in the wood products value chain are...

Recreating the Botanics: towards a sense of place in virtual environments.

Presentation / Conference
Turner, S., Turner, P., Carroll, F., O'Neill, S., Benyon, D., McCall, R., & Smyth, M. (2003, June)
Recreating the Botanics: towards a sense of place in virtual environments. Paper presented at 3rd UK Conference of the Environmental Psychology Network
The EC funded project BENOGO seeks to re-create real places using photo-realistic immersive virtual reality technology and in so doing investigates the nature of presence and ...

Record linkage in Scotland and its application to health research

Journal Article
Fleming, M., Kirby, B., & Penny, K. I. (2012)
Record linkage in Scotland and its application to health research. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21, 2711-2721.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:   This paper will focus on the key concepts behind record linkage and describe how probability matching of Scottish health records can be used for natio...

Recreating community: a virtual case study.

Journal Article
Hall, H. (1999)
Recreating community: a virtual case study. Education for Information, 17(3), 253-258
The application of the adjective "virtual" to a variety of physical concepts - classroom, company, corporation, library, office - has become common as organisations create new...

Recovery of MRSA and Clostridium difficile in an ICU ward

Journal Article
Ram, A., Gibb, A. P., Templeton, K., Holmes, A., Swann, D., & Taylor, C. M. (2011)
Recovery of MRSA and Clostridium difficile in an ICU ward. BMC proceedings, 5, 185-185.
Introduction / objectives The role of the hospital environment as a reservoir of infection is poorly understood. Therefore, baseline levels of MRSA (methicillin-resistant Stap...

Representations in Human-Computer Systems development.

Journal Article
Benyon, D. (2002)
Representations in Human-Computer Systems development. Cognition, Technology and Work, 4, 180-196.
When system developers design a computer system (or other information artefact), they must inevitably make judgements as to how to abstract the domain and how to represent thi...

Representing her self: photography of Regina Sulskyte.

Journal Article
Naruyste, A. (2006)
Representing her self: photography of Regina Sulskyte. Kŭrybos erdvés, 5, 90-99
Two series of photographs by a contemporary Lithuanian artist Regina Šulskytė, My Clothes and In My Bedroom, provoke questions related to the expression of femininity and its ...

Representing female prisoners: problems in cultural historiography.

Journal Article
Schwan, A. (2004)
Representing female prisoners: problems in cultural historiography. DISKUS: Zeitschrift Der Stipendiatinnen Der Heinrich Boell Stiftung, 13, 15-18
No abstract available.

Reporting the Death Knock: Ethics, Social Media and the Leveson Inquiry

Belch, L. Reporting the Death Knock: Ethics, Social Media and the Leveson Inquiry. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from
The aim of this thesis is to understand the current practice in death knocks among print journalists and the ethical implications of reporting death and whether limitations ar...


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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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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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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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