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Embedding programming skills to support the student journey in networking, security and digital forensics.

Presentation / Conference
Lawson, A., & Macfarlane, R. (2014, April)
Embedding programming skills to support the student journey in networking, security and digital forensics. Paper presented at HEA STEM Annual Learning and Teaching Conference 2014: Enhancing the STEM Student Journey, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
The development of programming skills by Networking graduates, and Security and Digital Forensics graduates is highly sought after by employers, both in industry, and in acade...

Intelligence information sharing between the police and their community partners.

Presentation / Conference
Scott, R., Uthmani, O., Buchanan, W. J., & Lawson, A. (2011, June)
Intelligence information sharing between the police and their community partners. Paper presented at Symposium on Security and Cybercrime, Edinburgh Napier University
This presentation will show a newly developed system for information, and will outline the three "R"s involved in information sharing: RISK. Identify and managing risks to ens...

Investigations of impacts of junction design on emissions: are our junctions sustainable?

Journal Article
Saleh, W., & Lawson, A. (2013)
Investigations of impacts of junction design on emissions: are our junctions sustainable?. World journal of science, technology and sustainable development, 10, 143-151. https://doi.org/10.1108/20425941311323145
Purpose - An investigation of the driving behaviour and impacts on emission at two traffic junctions Design/methodology/approach - A signalised junction and a roundabout in E...

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...

The UK’s eHealth cloud project: EHR and the cloud: assessing the benefits and mitigating the risks.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., Thuemmler, C., & Lawson, A. (2012, January)
The UK’s eHealth cloud project: EHR and the cloud: assessing the benefits and mitigating the risks. Paper presented at Arab Health 2012 (Electronic Healthcare Records), Dubai, United Arab Emirates
This presentation focuses on: - Using the Cloud to provide geographical flexibility and facilitate information exchange to enable the effective treatment of patients across bo...

Towards simulation of patient data for evaluation of E-health platform and services.

Presentation / Conference
Lo, O., Fan, L., Buchanan, W. J., Thuemmler, C., & Lawson, A. (2012, June)
Towards simulation of patient data for evaluation of E-health platform and services. Paper presented at 13th Annual Post Graduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting, Liverpool
This paper presents the design and implementation of the Patient Simulator, a software application used for the simulation of patient data. The simulator aims to evaluate e- H...

Novel information sharing syntax for data sharing between police and community partners, using role-based security.

Conference Proceeding
Uthmani, O., Buchanan, W. J., Lawson, A., Thuemmler, C., Fan, L., Scott, R., …Mooney, C. (2010)
Novel information sharing syntax for data sharing between police and community partners, using role-based security
The exchange of information between the police and community partners forms a central aspect of effective community service provision. In the context of policing, a robust and...

Managing and evaluating personal reputations on the basis of information shared on social media: a Generation X perspective.

Journal Article
Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., & Lawson, A. (2016)
Managing and evaluating personal reputations on the basis of information shared on social media: a Generation X perspective. Information Research, 21(4),
Introduction. The means by which individuals evaluate the personal reputations of others, and manage their own personal reputations, as determined by information shared on soc...

Modelling of integrated trust, governance and access safi.re: Information Sharing Architecture.

Conference Proceeding
Buchanan, W. J., Uthmani, O., Fan, L., Burns, N., Lo, O., Lawson, A., …Anderson, C. (2013)
Modelling of integrated trust, governance and access safi.re: Information Sharing Architecture. In M. Felici (Ed.), Cyber Security and Privacy, (91-101). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41205-9_8
We live in a world where trust relationships are becoming ever more important. This paper outlines how an architecture which abstracts these relationships between domains, org...

Who would you trust to identify you in accessing your health record?

Conference Proceeding
Buchanan, W. J., Anderson, C., Smales, A., Varga, J., Burns, N., Uthmani, O., …Lawson, A. (2013)
Who would you trust to identify you in accessing your health record?
Within health and social care there is a strong need to provide access to highly sensitive information, and one which requires high levels of identity assurance. This paper ou...
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SIGNAL

2001 - 2004
This is an EU-funded research project to develop basic methodologies and principles of systemic intelligence for artefacts such as robots that will be capable of steadily growing their knowledge throu...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £299,196

Pro-talk

2013 - 2014
This IIDI project led by Alistair Lawson,  Pro-talk, is investigating the development of an online analysis software API to enable feedback to be given aimed at helping learners of English for Speaker...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £40,967

PEPS-C software for Prosody

2009 - 2009
This IIDI project led by Alistair Lawson investigates the feasibility of developing a prototype Flash-based version of PEPS-C (Profiling Elements of Prosody in Speech-Communication).  This is a test w...
Funder: Queen Margaret University | Value: £7,460

Feasibility Study with Deiseal Ltd;Software for Language Learning Materials Development

2008 - 2008
This IIDI project led by Alistair Lawson is a requirements analysis for a system to assist with the creation, management, and delivery (via pdf, web, etc.) of Gaelic Language Learning materials
Funder: Deiseal Ltd | Value: £5,000

Youth School: Donor and Beneficiary Interactions "Funding Lab"

2014 - 2015
User Experience report detailing system technology, persona's, scenarios, wire-frame and recommendations for future work. Partial on-line prototype developed utilising HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.Partn...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

IIDI & SourceRail Ltd

2011 - 2011
IIDI has been successful in obtaining funding for a new collaborative project with Sourcerail Ltd supported by the SFC Innovation Voucher Scheme. https://www.sourcerail.com/
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,995

To develop an on-line learning course for refresher courses in the Licensed Trade

2015 - 2015
The aim of the  project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is  is to investigate the development of a visually stimulating, high quality interactive on-line learning package for refresher courses for the ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Transcribe UK - iVano

2014 - 2014
This IIDI project, led by Alistair Lawson is a review of the Transcribe UK current system documentation, code base, workflow, and manual administration processes, followed by interviews of key staff a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

TWIST Training

2013 - 2014
The aim of the project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is to create a prototype assessment and reporting platform using an existing multiple choice backend from Edinburgh Napier University such that as...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

TweetSport Ltd - Development and evaluation of a generic API

2011 - 2012
IIDI has been successful in obtaining funding for a new collaborative project with Tweetsport Ltd supported by Sporting Chance Initiative.  Tweetsport uses data from official player and pundit account...
Funder: Sporting Chance Initiative | Value: £5,000
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Test-bed and evaluation of a home-based adverse event prediction infrastructure

2013 - date
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

Reputation management in a digital world: The role of online information in the building, management, and evaluation of personal reputations

2013 - 2019
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in...
Dr Frances Ryan | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Alistair Lawson

A domain specific language for multi-agent traffic and transport simulations

2016 - date
Benjamin Hoffmann | Director of Studies: Dr Neil Urquhart | Second Supervisor: Dr Kevin Chalmers

Embedded, privacy-preserving machine-learning framework

2018 - date
Adam Hall | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Dr Nick Pitropakis

Evolving planar mechanisms for the conceptual stage of mechanical design

2015 - date
Paul Lapok | Director of Studies: Alistair Lawson | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

Behind the wall: Enabling female student interaction in synchronous virtual classrooms in Saudi Higher Education

2017 - date
Najla Alamri | Director of Studies: Prof Sally Smith | Second Supervisor: Dr Colin Smith

Modelling frailty in open EHR with social care data for health and care systems

2019 - date
Dr Colin Brown | Director of Studies: Alistair Lawson | Second Supervisor: Dr Peter Barclay

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