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Taylor, M. & Dalton, A. (2017). Bad vibrations for cyclists in the city. Scotland on Sunday
Article published on risk of nerve damage associated with poor cycling infrastructure in the City of Edinburgh. Research collaboration with Professor Chris Oliver (Edinburgh ...
Deakin, M., Mora, L., & Reid, A. (2017). Smart specialisation strategies in the post-linear era of research and innovation. In P. Ketikidis, & A. Solomon (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development, 529-539
Smart specialisation can be considered an entrepreneurial discovery process which makes it possible to identify where regions can benefit from specialising in specific areas o...
Pomponi, L., Sablone, E., Rusconi Clerici, L., Consalez, L. & Pomponi, F. (2017). Transforming challenges into opportunities in social housing: a case study from Italy. In Brotas, L., Roaf, S. & Nicol, F. (Eds.). PLEA Conference Proceedings Volume IIIISBN N/A
Social housing often aims to provide sheltering for people on low incomes or with particular needs. This results in a constraints-dominated context where environmental and soc...
Economic and Social Research Council
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
Novel offsite construction process for manufacture of housing
Evaluation of retrofit measures for Scottish housing
25 April 2016
TRI working in collaboration with Dutch consultancy Inno-V have been appointed by the UK’s Urban Transport Group – which represents public bodies responsible for coordinating ...
18 May 2016
The June 2016 issue of Journal of Information Science (volume 42, issue 3) has just been published. This is a special issue of the journal that comprises twelve articles devel...
18 May 2017
Professor Hazel Hall was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) by RSE President Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell at a ceremony at the RSE headquarters at Georg...
Campus Support Assistant - Technician
Director of Sustainable Construction
Learning Materials Developer & Interactive Lecturer
Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Garnier, C. & Currie, J. (2017). Discrepancies between theoretical and actual heating demand in Scottish modern dwellings. In PLEA 2017 Proceedings - Design to Thrive, 361 to 368. ISBN 978-0-9928957-5-4
The study reports on the differences between the actual heat consumption profiles of twelve dwellings monitored for four years and their predicted heat demand profiles as calc...
Chalmers, K., Kerridge, J. & Pedersen, J. B. (2017). Communicating Connected Components: Extending Plug-and-Play to Support Skeletons. In Communicating Process Architectures 2016ISBN 978-0-9934385-1-6
For a number of years, the Communicating Process Architecture (CPA) community have developed languages and runtimes supporting message passing concurrency. For these we always...
Malleson, C., Kosek, M., Klaudiny, M., Huerta, I., Bazin, J., Sorkine-Hornung, A., …Mitchell, K. (2017). Rapid one-shot acquisition of dynamic VR avatars. In IEEE 2017 Virtual Reality (VR)doi:10.1109/vr.2017.7892240. ISBN 978-1-5090-6647-6
We present a system for rapid acquisition of bespoke, animatable, full-body avatars including face texture and shape. A blendshape rig with a skeleton is used as a template fo...
Segredo, E., Paechter, B., Hart, E. & Gonz´alez-Vila, C. I. (2016). Hybrid parameter control approach applied to a diversity-based multi-objective Memetic Algorithm for frequency assignment problems. In 2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC)doi:10.1109/CEC.2016.7743969. ISBN 978-1-5090-0623-6
In order to address the difficult issue of parameter setting within a diversity-based Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithm (MOEA), we recently proposed a hybrid control sche...
Bros-Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Reid, A. & Gravrand, D. (2016). Innovative refurbishment strategies for poorly performing housing stock in Scotland, UK. In 41st IAHS WORLD CONGRESS Conference ProceedingsISBN 978-989-98949-4-5
Scotland is currently increasing its housing stock at a rate of less than 1% per year. With 174,000 households registered on local authority waiting lists for new or improved ...
Stinson, J., Reid, A., Bros-Williamson, J. & Currie, J. (2016). ENERGY BEHAVIOUR CHANGE BY COLOURED IN-HOME DISPLAY. In 41st IAHS WORLD CONGRESS: Conference ProceedingsISBN 978-989-98949-4-5
It is estimated that by 2020 some 53 million, next-generation gas and electricity meters, commonly known as ‘smart meters’, will be installed in approximately 30 million homes...
Flint, T., Turner, P. & Banach, A. (2016). The Ensoulment of Virtual Space Minecraft as a Tool for Engaging With a Sculpture Park. In Read, J. C. & Stenton, P. (Eds.). IDC '16 Proceedings of the The 15th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, 680-683. doi:10.1145/2930674.2938613. ISBN 9781450343138
This is a demonstration of a Minecraft facsimile of
Jupiter Artland, a sculpture park on the outskirts of
Edinburgh. With the cooperation of primary school
children we develop...
Chalmers, K. (in press). The Design and Evaluation of a Modern C++ Library. In Communicating Process Architectures 2016ISBN 978-0-9934385-1-6
No abstract available.
Scott, A. J. (2016). Franki Raffles Archive
Franki Raffles (1955-94) was a feminist social documentary photographer.
She was based in Edinburgh but travelled widely, photographing women at work and in their everyday l...
Killick, L., Duff, A., Hall, H. & Deakin, M. (2016). Power to the Population? the population census under review. In ACTIS 2015, 27-34
Many regard the population census as the backbone of national statistics. It is also regarded as a national institution; a data source held in high regard by the academic, pol...
Hart, E. & Sim, K. (2015). Roll Project Bin Packing Benchmark Problems. doi:10.17869/ENU.2015.9364
This document describes two sets of Benchmark Problem Instances for the One Dimensional Bin Packing Problem. The problem instances are supplied as compressed (zipped) SQLITE d...
Nyberg, R. G., Yella, S., Gupta, N. K., & Dougherty, M. (2015). Inter-rater reliability in determining the types of vegetation on railway trackbeds. In J. Wang, W. Cellary, D. Wang, H. Wang, S. Chen, T. Li, & Y. Zhang (Eds.), Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2015, 379-390. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-26187-4_36
Vegetation growing on railway trackbeds and embankments can present several potential problems. Consequently, such vegetation is controlled through various maintenance procedu...
University of Strathclyde
To investigate the extractives that are available in Sitka sprice, Scots pine and hybrid larch. To understand how the extractives vary between crop parts e.g. heartwood, bark, stumps, brash and thinni...
Scottish Funding Council
The customer has experience in the locksmith sector and has identified an opportunity for developing a system that will automatically control the closure of windows to prevent theft and break in. An i...
Ayrshire Housing Association
Project: extended monitoring and evaluation of the performance of and user satisfaction with air source heat pump installations in older social housing stock
Considerable time is currently spent in the testing of plugs and circuitry in new build houses and housing association properties in order to obtain certification of safety This process involves the p...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this project is to carry out a comparative study of the adaptation of destination organisations to their policy and operating environment in Scotland and Denmark with the view of identifyin...
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...
The purpose of this follow-on project is to conduct in-situ post-occupancy energy analyses on refurbished four-in-a block dwellings that have been upgraded to high sustainability standards using: inno...
The Impacts of Welfare Reform in Scotland Funding: Scottish Government
Research Team: Dr Helen Graham, Dr Valerie Egdell, Professor Robert Raeside and Professor Ronald McQuaid...
The project aims to reduce carbon emissions through research and application of integrated sustainable infrastructure in the existing built environment that could be replicated on existing and new bui...
UrbanIxD (urban interaction design) is a 2 year European project that will build a research network around the domain of data-rich urban environments, focusing on human activities, experiences and beh...
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 ...
The feasibility study will compare the cost benefits of introducing previously trialled thermal and energy efficient technologies into four different ex-Scottish Special Housing Association (SSHA) pro...
In 2014, the Veterans' Transition Review anticipated that 22,5301 mil...
This thesis describes the development of the HI-risk method to assess socio-tec...
With an interest in psychopathology and individual differences, my current work...
This thesis provides an ‘insider account’ of the process of making contemporary ‘observational’ documentaries from within...
The total fertility rate in Bangladesh declined from 6.3 children per women in 1975 to 3.3 in 1997-1999. This decline of...
The growing fatality of road traffic accidents in most cities constitutes a p...
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex disorder encompassing
reproductive and metabolic dysfunction...
Advances in medical technology have led to increasing numbers of people undergoing heart surgery with decreasing ...
The work presented in this thesis concerns the problem of timetabling at universities – particularly course-timetabling, and examines the various ways i...
Cement production requires intensive use of natural raw materials and energy. It also
results in emissions to the atmosphere, the most...
The Scottish publishing and printing industries in the nineteenth century left many documentary traces, but most research on the p...
This study describes relocation experiences of older people moving to supported housing in Scotland focusing on t...
08 October 2017
Cyclists are risking permanent nerve damage due to poor road surfaces, research by Edinburgh Napier University reported in The Scotsman suggests.
The research sug...
23 September 2017
Building: Craigsbank Parish Church
Composer: Katrina Burton
Performer: Joanna Stark (BMus year 3)
Inspired by the modernist design of Craigsbank, Dr Kathy Ch...
24 February 2016
24 February 2016
The Articulation Best Practice Event is a good practice sharing and networking event. The format of the day includes keynote addresses from SFC, the Commission on Widening Acc...
21 April 2016
21 April 2016
To mark the Queens 90TH birthday I developed a collaborative design project between our product design department and the 6th form art department at Bo’ness Academy. I was inv...
30 November 2017
30 November 2017
Following the success of her site-specific composition for Craigsbank Parish Church, presented on September 23rd 2017 as part of Edinburgh Doors open Day, Katrina has been inv...
At this event hosted by the Institution of Civil Engineers, Edinburgh University Hyperloop team, HYPED, presented on the success and challenges of their pod prototype and UK r...