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How do we share the benefits of walking and cycling? lessons learned from the Active Access project.

Book Chapter
O'Dolan, C. (2013)
How do we share the benefits of walking and cycling? lessons learned from the Active Access project. In W. Gronau, W. Fischer, & R. Pressl (Eds.), Aspects of Active Travel. How to encourage people to walk or cycle in urban areas, 11-30. Verlag MetaGISInfosysteme, Mannheim
The benefits of using walking and cycling as a means of daily transport are numerous and well documented (Rabl & de Nazelle 2012, de Nazelle et al 2011, Larkin 2009, Cavill et...

Follow up after cancer treatment: Improving access to supported self-management through testing of a GP led Active Inclusion Pathway

Presentation / Conference
Johnston, L., Bradshaw, S., Campbell, K., & Durie, R. (2016, November)
Follow up after cancer treatment: Improving access to supported self-management through testing of a GP led Active Inclusion Pathway. Poster presented at National Cancer Research Institute
Background The Transforming Care After Treatment (TCAT) programme aims to improve the aftercare for people living with and beyond cancer in Scotland. It is a partnership betwe...

RKB: A Knowledge base to support research documentation, data, GIS, spatial data and communications for a major rail freight project.

Conference Proceeding
Wigan, M., Kukla, R., Benjamins, M., & Grashoff, P. (2006)
RKB: A Knowledge base to support research documentation, data, GIS, spatial data and communications for a major rail freight project. In Proceedings of the European Transport Conference 2007
The paper places data and document access, use and exploration systems in the context of the Data Observatories movement, as well as the document repository systems now becomi...

Retailing to the “grey pound”: Understanding the food shopping habits and preferences of consumers over 50 in Scotland

Journal Article
Omar, M., Tjandra, N. C., & Ensor, J. (2014)
Retailing to the “grey pound”: Understanding the food shopping habits and preferences of consumers over 50 in Scotland. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 21(5), 753-763. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2014.06.001
The number of older people is growing globally and therefore there is an implication for providing products and services to facilitate access to nutritious food, considered fu...

Self-management of coronary heart disease in angina patients after elective percutaneous coronary intervention:A mixed methods study

Thesis
Dawkes, S. Self-management of coronary heart disease in angina patients after elective percutaneous coronary intervention:A mixed methods study. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9172
Introduction and aim: An estimated 100,000 people in the United Kingdom have percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) each year to help alleviate angina symptoms. Thereafter,...

PROMOTING INVESTMENT AND INCREASING EMPLOYMENT AMONG THE ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE – A REVIEW OF BEST PRACTICE Final report to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland Final Report November 2010

Report
Mcquaid, R., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V., Bergmann, A. & Green, A. E. (2010)
PROMOTING INVESTMENT AND INCREASING EMPLOYMENT AMONG THE ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE – A REVIEW OF BEST PRACTICE Final report to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland Final Report November 2010. Northern Ireland: Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland.Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland
Final report to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland. This report sets out the findings from a study into strategies that link the promotion o...

Reliability and energy efficiency enhancement in wireless body area networks for e-health

Conference Proceeding
Salayma, M., Al-Dubai, A., & Romdhani, I. (2017)
Reliability and energy efficiency enhancement in wireless body area networks for e-health. In 2016 19th Conference of Open Innovations Association (FRUCT)https://doi.org/10.23919/FRUCT.2016.7892202
Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) is a technology that revolutionises our understanding of the future digitised healthcare systems. WBAN has unique challenges and features com...

Promoting Jobs Growth to Benefit Disadvantaged People and Communities – An International Review of Best Practice.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V. & Bergmann, A. (2011)
Promoting Jobs Growth to Benefit Disadvantaged People and Communities – An International Review of Best Practice
This report sets out the findings from a study into strategies that link the promotion of investment and the employment of economically inactive groups. The aim is to ascerta...

What are the factors underlying unintended pregnancy in young women in Hull?

Report
Brown, S. & Thornton-Jones, H. (2007)
What are the factors underlying unintended pregnancy in young women in Hull?
The recent public health white paper “Choosing Health” (2004) made significant commitments to sexual health and in particular the reduction of unintended teenage pregnancies, ...

xCoAx 2015 Computation Communication Aesthetics and X Digital Symbiosis: The Aesthetics and Creation of Stimulus-Reactive Jewellery with Smart Materials and Microelectronics

Conference Proceeding
Vones, K. (2015)
xCoAx 2015 Computation Communication Aesthetics and X Digital Symbiosis: The Aesthetics and Creation of Stimulus-Reactive Jewellery with Smart Materials and Microelectronics. In Proceedings of the Third Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics and X
This article explores how smart materials, and in particular thermochromic silicone, can be integrated into a wearable object in combination with microelectronics to create ae...
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Active Access

2009 - 2012
Active Access aims to increase the use of cycling but especially walking for short everyday trips in local areas, in order to benefit people’s health, and the health of the local economy. It aims to t...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £308,400

Morgan Stanley: Security Analytics for Insider Threat Monitoring

2017 - 2017
Morgan Stanley is seeking a data science resource / support to augment its Technology Information Risk Team within the Technology and Data division. The key challenge involves an investigation of the ...
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £19,974

Increase total physical activity time through active travel across the population

2019 - 2020
A major element of the project is to help increase total physical activity time through active travel across the population. Research interests include: - translational research to ensure the evidenc...
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £22,776

Administrative Data Research Centres 2018

2018 - 2021
Administrative data (that is, information collected primarily for administrative purposes) has long contributed to central government and other statistics. However in the last 15-20 years, technologic...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £245,928

Promoting Jobs Growth to Benefit Disadvant. People

2009 - 2011
Funding: Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland Duration: April 2009 – December 2010 Research Team: Prof Ron McQuaid, Dr Ariel Bergmann, Dr Jesus Canduela, Vanesa Fuerte...
Funder: Dept. of Enterprise, Trade and Investment | Value: £54,700

PerAda (PANORAMA)

2008 - 2011
The project finished on 31/06/11 and was evaluated as "Excellent: the project has fully achieved its objectives and technical goals for the period and has even exceeded expectations" The reviewers co...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £761,800

FOCAS

2013 - 2016
FOCAS is a coordination action in the area of collective adaptive systems. It provides increased visibility to the research carried out by projects funded by the FOCAS FET Proactive Initiative and oth...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £639,999

The Story of Film - Hopscotch Films

2011 - 2011
Established in 2008, Hopscotch Films is an award winning independent television and film production company, based in Glasgow. The company vision is to develop innovation to take film forward into th...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council

UTOPIA: usable Technology for Older People: inclusive and appropriate

2002 - 2004
The substantial opportunities presented to the IT industry by the ageing population of the developed world have been identified by the Foresight Programme. Older people currently control over 80% o...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £93,861

Low uptake of physical activity programmes by men; why don’t they go?

2016 - 2019
This nurse-led project will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between leading researchers working in Edinburgh Napier University, in the University of Sydney, and Flinders University, Adelaide Aus...
Funder: Burdett Trust for Nursing | Value: £190,986