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An open model-based interface development system: The Teallach approach.

Conference Proceeding
Griffiths, T., McKirdy, J., Paton, N. W., Kennedy, J., Cooper, R., Barclay, P. J., …Dinn, A. (1998)
An open model-based interface development system: The Teallach approach. In P. Markopoulos, & P. Johnson (Eds.), Design, Specification and Verification of Interactive Systems '98. Proceedings of the Eurographics Workshop, 34-50
The goal of the Teallach project is to provide facilities for the systematic development of interfaces to object databases in a manner which is independent of both a specific ...

An Upper Ontology for Benefits Management of Cloud Computing

Journal Article
Greenwell, R., Liu, X., & Chalmers, K. (2014)
An Upper Ontology for Benefits Management of Cloud Computing. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 5(12),
Benefits Management provides an established approach for decision making and value extraction for IT/IS investments and, can be used to examine cloud computing investments. Th...

An overview of artificial immune systems.

Timmis, J., Knight, T., de Castro, L., & Hart, E. (2004)
An overview of artificial immune systems. In R. Paton, H. Bolouri, W. M. L. Holcombe, J. H. Parish, & R. Tateson (Eds.), Computation in Cells and Tissues: Perspectives and Tools of Thought, 51-86. Springer-Verlag
The immune system is highly distributed, highly adaptive, self-organising in nature, maintains a memory of past encounters and has the ability to continually learn about new e...

An Integrated Cloud-based Healthcare Infrastructure.

Conference Proceeding
Ekonomou, E., Fan, L., Buchanan, W. J., & Thuemmler, C. (2011)
An Integrated Cloud-based Healthcare Infrastructure. In 2011 IEEE Third International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom), (532-536).
We present a cloud-based healthcare system that integrates a formal care system (DACAR) with an informal care system (Microsoft HealthVault). The system provides high levels o...

An integrated charge amplifier for a pyroelectric sensor.

Journal Article
Setiadi, D., Armitage, A., Binnie, D., Regtien, P., & Sarro, P. (1997)
An integrated charge amplifier for a pyroelectric sensor. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 61, 421-426.
This paper presents an integrated charge amplifier that measures a small charge. This charge is generated by a pyroelectric detector. The charge amplifier consists of a single...

An Integrated approach to street canyon pollution modelling.

Conference Proceeding
Addison, P. S., Currie, J., Low, D. J., & McCann, J. M. (2000)
An Integrated approach to street canyon pollution modelling. In R. S. Sokhi, R. S. José, N. Moussiopoulos, & R. Berkowicz (Eds.), Urban Air Quality: Measurement, Modelling and Management, 333-342.
An integrated method for the prediction of the spatial pollution distribution within a street canyon directly from a microscopic traffic simulation model is outlined. The traf...

An international dimension: shipping.

Book Chapter
Cullinane, K. (2012)
An international dimension: shipping. In L. Chapman, & T. J. Ryley (Eds.), Transport and Climate Change, 65-104. Emerald Publishing.
Purpose – The shipping industry is generally recognised as having better fuel efficiency than other transport modes. In many regions of the world, therefore, policy has promot...

An intelligent agent security intrusion system

Conference Proceeding
Pikoulas, J., Buchanan, W., Mannion, M., & Triantafyllopoulos, K. (2001)
An intelligent agent security intrusion system. In Proceedings Ninth Annual IEEE International Conference and Workshop on the Engineering of Computer-Based Systems, 94 - 99. doi:10.1109/ecbs.2002.999827
Network security has now become one of the most important aspects in computer systems and the Internet. Apart from strong encryption, there is no definite method of truly secu...

An integrated firewall policy validation tool.

Macfarlane, R. (2009)
An integrated firewall policy validation tool. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from
Security policies are increasingly being implemented by organisations. Policies are mapped to device configurations to enforce the policies. This is typically performed manual...

Aging of the labour force and globalization.

Book Chapter
McQuaid, R. W. (2007)
Aging of the labour force and globalization. In R. Cooper, K. Donaghy, & G. Hewings (Eds.), Globalization and Regional Economic Modelling, 69-85. Springer-Verlag.
The rapid aging of the population structure across most developed countries is one of the main challenges facing their economies and governments (CEC 2004a).1 These changes wi...


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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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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

Anglophone Sub-Sahara African video industry: a new paradigmatic practice of movie--making

2006 - 2013
The subject of this study is Sub-Sahara Africa Anglophone Video-moviemaking and the research process is an emp...
Kofi Boateng | Director of Studies: Roberta McGrath | Second Supervisor: Dr C. Paul Sellors

Animated Interval Scatter-plot Views for the Exploratory Analysis of Large Scale Microarray Time-course Data

2001 - 2006
Microarray time-course data relates to the recorded activity of large numbers of genes (~8,0...
Paul Craig | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Andrew Cumming

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 approach to dynamic and elastic cloud service specification, recommendation and provision

2011 - 2015
Along with the rapid development of expansion of the cloud computing market, not only the number of cloud ap...
Daren Fang | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani

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

An assessment of the potential of simulation games for teaching transferable skills

2002 - 2007
Advocates of game-based learning argue that computer games have the potential to transform university education, moti...
Nicola Whitton | Director of Studies: Alison Crerar | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

An exploration within the complex worlds of senior and advanced nurse practitioners' roles: a constructivist grounded theory study

2005 - 2011
Over the past 30 years, Senior and Advanced Nurse Practitioners (SNPs/...
Janet Corcoran | Director of Studies: Prof Morag Gray | Second Supervisor: Fred Percival

An investigation into changes in gender equity and equality in Scottish universities from 1850 to 2011

2008 - 2013
The central aim of this thesis is: to investigate changes in gender equity and equality in Scottis...
Dr David Dick | Director of Studies: Dr Janice McMillan | Second Supervisor: Lois Farquharson

An analysis of sustainable leadership challenges and prospects of the Scottish Higher Education context

2012 - date
The aim of this PhD thesis is to explore the challenges in and prospects for achieving sustainabl...
Laura Gerard | Director of Studies: Dr Janice McMillan | Second Supervisor: Norma D'Annunzio-Green



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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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