O'Connor, S. (2017). Big Data and Data Science in Healthcare: What Nurses and Midwives Need to Know. Journal of Clinical Nursing, doi:10.1111/jocn.14164. ISSN 0962-1067
The evolution of technology in contemporary society has been accelerating in recent decades, with smaller, more interconnected hardware devices and software applications becom...
Nagar, U., Nanda, P., He, X., & Tan, Z. (2017). A framework for data security in the cloud using Collaborative Intrusion Detection scheme. In Proceedings of 10th International Conference On Security Of Information And Networks, 7
Cloud computing offers an on demand, elastic, global network access to a shared pool of resources that can be configured on user demand. It offers a unique pay-as-you go featu...
Bishop, C., Esteves, A. & Mcgregor, I. (in press). Head-Mounted Displays as Opera Glasses: Using Mixed-Reality to Deliver an Equalitarian User Experience During Live Events. In Proceedings of 19th ICMI ConferenceISBN n/a
This paper explores the use of head-mounted displays (HMDs) as a way to deliver a front row experience to any audience member during a live event. To do so, it presents a two-...
Digital Health Institute
As a precursor to the work described under the DHI application for development of “Diabetes: Understanding Daily Events –an interactive, digital diabetes education site for Young People”, there are se...
Scottish Funding Council
The company is looking for an innovative means of creating a permanently installed communication system that visually enhances the building, can adaptively communicate and that is sensitive to the sit...
Forestry Commission Scotland
Provide support to the forest industry through representation on various GB and European committees, and to provide dissemination and facilitate events to the sawmill industy.
The main aim of the project seeks to enhance the resistance of the soil foundation against seismic events with the introducti...
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure ...
20 May 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan, an international expert in Cyber Security, appeared on a wide range of media events related to the ransomware attack (WannaCry). This included a numbe...
06 December 2017
SACI professor of information policy Alistair Duff was invited onto the afternoon panel at the annual Freedom of Information Conference run by Holyrood events. The other panel...
10 October 2017
Senior Lecturer T&R
Associate Professor in Festival and Event Management
Lecturer in Tourism Management
Dean of Arts and Creative Industries
Vettese, S., Thompson, P. & Allan, D. (2017). A study of the multi generational relationship with making through mediated designing in collaborative, digital environments: implications for learning and open access fabrication. In Cumulus Hong Kong 2016, Cumulus Working Papers, Open Design for E-very-thing, 23 - 30. ISBN 9789526000800
In this paper, the researchers will investigate different ways in which school age, 'generation net' children learn, through non-linear, mediated, collaborative ‘making’ envir...
Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M., Urquhart, N. & Wells, S. (in press). Information Diffusion in Multi-Agent Communities. In Conference ProceedingsISBN tbc
Understanding the course of events when newly launched products penetrate a market, and how those products supersede existing dominant products, is crucial. Besides potential ...
Enenkel, J., Geyer, J., Keiner, J., Nguyen, J., Steuler, J. L. & Urquhart, N. (in press). A Unifying Software Framework for Vehicle Routing and Logistics. In Conference proceedingsISBN tbc
A wide range of open source tools and real world data are available to support those working on vehicle routing and logistics optimisation. Despite such tools being available ...
Medboe, H., Bares, W., Webster, E., Frost Fadnes, P., Inglis, C., Kahr, M., …Heyman, M. (2017). Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe. In Moir, Z. & Atton, C. (Eds.). Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe - Conference Proceedings, v, vi. ISBN 978-1-78808-706-3
Following popular exposure in France to the proto-jazz of James Reese Europe and his 369th “Harlem Hellfighters” Infantry Regiment during the latter years of WW1, the jazz bug...
Buchanan, W. J. & Van Deursen, N. (2016). HI-risk: A Method to Analyse Health Information Risk Intelligence. In 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom)doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2016.7749536. ISBN 978-1-5090-3370-6
— Information security threat intelligence is a prevalent topic amongst researchers, long-established IT-vendors and start-ups. The possibilities of Big Data analytics to secu...
Vogogias, A., Kennedy, J., Archambault, D., Anne Smith, V. & Currant, H. (2016). MLCut: exploring multi-level cuts in dendrograms for biological data. In Turkay, C. & Ruan Wan, T. (Eds.). Computer Graphics and Visual Computing (CGVC)doi:10.2312/cgvc.20161288. ISBN 978-3-03868-022-2
Choosing a single similarity threshold for cutting dendrograms is not sufficient for performing hierarchical clustering analysis of heterogeneous data sets. In addition, alter...
Nadimi, S., Fonseca, J., Taylor, R. N. & Barreto, D. (2016). Revisiting the particle size effects in centrifuge modelling. In Escoffier, S., Blanc, M., Bretschneider, A. & Thorel, L. (Eds.). EUROFUGE 2016, 3rd European conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 85-90. ISBN 978-2-85782-716-0, 978-2-85782-717-7
Geotechnical centrifuge modelling provides an opportunity to examine novel and complex events in a well-controlled and repeatable environment. While grain interaction and cont...
Pomponi, F. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Buildings for the biosphere (and their indoors for the technosphere) - A circular economy view for the construction industry
One of the founding principles of the Circular Economy is to foster the focus on longer-lasting products. Arguably, extremely few products in the present days last as long as ...
O'Connor, S. (2015). Big Data – how to predict our future health and wellbeing. University of Glasgow, UK
Blog: As a fledgling researcher, I heard the term ‘Big Data’ several years ago when it appeared on the cover of New Scientist. It was billed as an exciting new field that was ...
Buchanan, W. J. (2015). Edinburgh leading world in beating online crime. The Scotsman
Cyber security surges ahead in the capital, says Bill Buchanan As we become more dependent on the internet by the day, the risks around it also increase, especially from cyber...
Droumeva, M. & McGregor, I. (2014). A method for comparative evaluation of listening to auditory displays by designers and listeners. In The 20th International Conference on Auditory Display
The process of designing and testing auditory displays often includes evaluations only by experts, and where non-experts are involved, training is commonly required. This pape...
Leask, A. & Barron, P. (2014). Engaging with new consumer markets – Museum Events and Generation Y’. In Proceedings of the International Conference Marketing Trends 2014ISBN 978-2-9532811-2-7
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This is a Data Labs project which will investigate Blockchain technology - with Spiritus, the project will be ground-breaking in the implementation of a private blockchain within a large-scale healthc...
Edinburgh Napier Funded
Having relevant work experience, such as a placement or internship, is valued by employers in the technology sector and can improve employment outcomes for computing graduates. However, gaining good w...
Do-It-Yourself networking refers to a conceptual approach to the use of low-cost hardware and wireless technology in deploying local communication networks that can operate independently from the Inte...
Higher Education Academy
The proposal aims to build a Virtualised Security Operation Center [vSoC] and integrates into a currently operating virtualized cyber security Cloud infrastructure (DFET), and use state-of-theart
Dunbar Arts Trust is working with the Dunbar SciFest (with 8,500 visitors in 2014, it is possibly the largest primary school science festival in Europe) to develop an annual visual and performance art...
The DISTRO network brings together leading laboratories in Visual Computing and 3D Computer Graphics research across Europe with the aim of training a new generation of scientists, technologists, and ...
The Royal Zoological Society would like to work with academics and students at Napier University to scope a new and innovative event that attracts a new audience to Edinburgh Zoo. The aim of the event...
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) would like to create a light show at its Edinburgh Garden during the dark winter months of November and December 2014 that will bring the gardens alive in the...
a) trace the exchange of ideas and people between Scotland and India from mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century
(b) reaffirm the relevance of the work and ideas of Tagore and his circle
Qatar National Research Fund
Generate an audit of current activities of various Qatari based institutions (public, private and voluntary sectors) linked to the promotion of green and active living via events.
Elicit constructive ...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The project aims to interrogate the post-colonial uses of documentary film in narrating the colonial experience. The purpose of the field work is to generate a new body of material which, juxtap...
The company are in the early planning stages of a multi-faceted initiative aimed at engaging with the Scottish/Gaelic diaspora. Over the years, the company’s artistic director has been collecting a ra...
Steroids play a major role in the development of the CNS with those brain areas invo...
This doctoral research project is concerned with th...
The growing fatality of road traffic accidents in most cities constitutes a p...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
The role of the shaft in the golf swing has been the subject of scientific debate for many years but there is little consens...
Nurse education has evolved f...
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
Purpose and rationale
The purpose of the exploratory research is to provide a deeper understan...
This thesis presents a socio-technical account of the adoption and development
of Managed Learning Environme...
19 December 2016
The world is moving towards Big Data, and with Cyber Security we see the tracking of host and network events as one of its leading applications. Threats to organisations incre...
01 April 2016
Michael J Driscol from the FBI will present the end note talk at Big Data in Cyber Security conference on 10 May 2016. He will join leading speakers, including from HPE, RSA, ...
16 February 2017
21 October 2017
The Dutch Design Week is one of the most prominent Design events internationally and the Mind the Step exhibition one of its highlights. It features design driven by technolog...
10 November 2017
You are warmly invited to the remaining events in the series. All concerts take place at The Scottish Arts Club, 24 Rutland Square, Edinburgh, EH1 2BW and commence at 6pm. Adm...
28 July 2017
The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) is the foremost professional body in transportation planning and engineering, representing over 11,500 members ...
29 April 2016
29 April 2016
I gave an invited lecture at the University College Dublin Humanities Institute on 'Attachments and Coping towards the end of the First World War: D. H. Lawrence's Bay (1919)'...
30 June 2016
30 June 2016
The talk I gave on "Attachments and coping towards the end of the First World War: D. H. Lawrence's Bay (1919)" at University College Dublin in April is now available as a pod...
24 March 2017
24 March 2017
From the online publicity and information pages:
The USEC returns to Edinburgh Napier in 2017! Universities of Scotland Events Conference (USEC) is an annual runn...
17 February 2016
17 February 2016
Stevie Wilson will provide a key talk at the International Conference on Big Data in Cyber Security on 10 May in Edinburgh.
Steve is currently the Head of Europol’s Euro...
31 October 2016
04 November 2016
Situated at Sheffield’s Hallam Square, Sheffield, the Magnolia Gridshell, is
a design collaboration by Sheffield Hallam University with experts in this
field from ...
15 August 2016
15 August 2016
Edinburgh Skeptics' Undiluted Brilliance -a series of talks as part of Edinburgh's Free Fringe 2016.
Dr Ella Taylor-Smith talked about Online and Offline Spaces f...