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...
Buwert, P. (2017). Shepard Fairey’s inauguration posters may define political art in Trump era
The American street artist Shepard Fairey created a poster for Barack Obama’s presidential election campaign. It was 2008 and the simple red, beige and blue stencilled image o...
Taylor-Smith, E. & Smith, C. F. (2016). Non-public eParticipation in social media spaces. In SMSociety '16 Proceedings of the 7th 2016 International Conference on Social Media & Societydoi:10.1145/2930971.2930974
This paper focuses on the importance of non-public social media spaces in contemporary democratic participation at the grassroots level, based on case studies of citizen-led, ...
Scottish Funding Council
Citizen Bank is looking to work with the University to explore the potential of using technology as a mechanism to aid in community participation. This collaboration seeks to explore the technical req...
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Production of final version smartphone application and data queries for citizen science research in Brazil to improve mangrove crab fisheries management.
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
The findings of this research will contribute to strategies to improve citizen engagement in the democratic process at community level.
Community Councillors are a vital link between local communities...
30 June 2016
The Cyber Academy and Hutchinson Networks have started a new collaborative project which aims to create a completely virtualized infrastructure which mirrors one that can be s...
12 October 2016
Wednesday 12 October 21.00
Michael Harris plays an organ concert of British and German music of the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, as part of the Musical Wednesdays...
02 February 2017
A great partnership between Hutchinson Networks and The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University has been showcased within a collaboration project which has build advanced...
Lecturer in Finance
Tierney, A. & Barkess, G. (2015). Transition to Research: experiencing new paradigms
The transition from undergraduate study to postgraduate research is a difficult one for students to negotiate. Similarly, the transition from disciplinary researcher to pedago...
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...
Ryan, B. (2015). Digital Proxies – a potential new research area
What is a digital proxy?
A digital proxy would be someone who undertakes a citizen’s online affairs, principally around digital participatory or elective democracy, because t...
Kay, A., Webster, G., Beel, D. E. & Nguyen, H. H. (2015). POWKist: visualising cultural heritage linked datasets
A collaboration between dot.rural at the University of Aberdeen and the iSchool at Northumbria University, POWkist is a pilot-study exploring potential usages of currently ava...
Tjandra, N. C., Ensor, J., Omar, M. & Thomson, J. R. (2013). Co-creating brand value with Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs): Introducing the spiral model of brand value co-creation. In Proceedings of 47th Academy of Marketing Conference
The concept of co-creation is inspired by the recognition of the changing role of customers from passive participation into active players. This recognition has led to the ide...
Webb, N., Benyon, D., Hansen, P., & Mival, O. (2010). Evaluating human-machine conversation for appropriateness. In Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10), 84-91
Evaluation of complex, collaborative dialogue systems is a difficult task.Traditionally, developers have relied upon subjective feedback from the user,and parametrisation over...
Liu, X. & Ye, H. (2008). A sustainable service-oriented B2C framework for small businesses. In Lee, J., Liang, D. & Cheng, Y. C. (Eds.). The Fourth IEEE International Symposium on Service-Oriented System Engineering, 281-286. doi:10.1109/SOSE.2008.14. ISBN 978-0-7695-3499-2/08
Electronic commerce is fast expanding all over the world. Currently most B2C (business to customer) electronic commerce focuses on retailing and other online services, such as...
McQuaid, R. W. & Bond, S. (2005). Local exchange and trading schemes (LETS) and time banks in Scotland
Masters, Z., Macintosh, A. & Smith, E. (2004). Young people and E-democracy: creating a culture of participation. In Electronic Government, 15-22. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30078-6_3. ISBN 978-3-540-22916-2
Research originally suggested that new technologies, particularly the Internet, provided a useful mechanism for engaging young people - an otherwise largely disenfranchised gr...
Akram, R. N., Markantonakis, K. & Mayes, K. (2012). Building the bridges -- a proposal for merging different paradigms in mobile NFC ecosystem. In Xie, S. (Ed.). 8th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security (CIS 2012), 646-652. doi:10.1109/CIS.2012.149. ISBN 978-1-4673-4725-9
In late 1990s. the multi-application initiative was put forward to have multiple applications on a single smart card. This would have enabled a cardholder to accumulate all of...
Bessos, H., Turner, M., Fagge, T., Harkness, M., Rentoul, F., Seymour, J., …Urbaniak, S. (2002). Health economic evaluation of the cost effectiveness of antenatal screening for HPA-1 induced alloimmune thrombocytopenia (NAIT)
Background: The great majority of severe NAIT is due to HPA-1a antibodies (ab). However, due to uncertainties in clinical management and health economics, HPA-1 phenotyping of...
Brown, N., Smyth, K. & Mainka, C. (2006). Looking for evidence of deep learning in constructively aligned online discussions. In Banks, S., Hodgson, V., Jones, C., Kemp, B., McConnell, D. & Smith, C. (Eds.). Proceedings of the fifth International Conference on Networked Learning 2006ISBN 1-86220-182-X
Building upon previous work by the authors, this paper describes a small-scale study that involved analysing the depth of thinking evident within asynchronous discussion contr...
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...
Through this project Skillstep hope to successfully create an app for banks and other corporates in the financial services market to help them grow the leadership skills of graduates and millennial st...
The EuroPetition project piloted the implementation of a trans-European Local Authority service providing distributed citizen engagement and interaction with the European Parliament’s PETI Petitions C...
To prototype and evaluate new interactions between bank customers and Automatic Teller Machines that tailor transactions to the needs of each individual user.
Bristol City Council
The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister’s Local eDemocracy National Project (March 2004 to March 2005) investigated new channels of participation and piloted various approaches to encourage citizen pa...
How can Local Authorities be sure that eDemocracy works? How can they be sure that they are using the right e-enabled tool for the job and that the use of these tools will result in effective input to...
EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes
The EDEN project grew out of the rationale that online information on decision-making leads to greater transparency in governance, as a pre-requisite for online consultation and participation.
The primary aim of my thesis is to better understand police and citizen communication via social media in Scotland. This research is importan...
This thesis investigates two main aspects related to the use of credit default swaps (CDS) by European banks. ...
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...
The advancesin communicationa nd computert echnology and the availability
of the Internet have made it possibl...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
Although the starvation or non-growth state is probably the most common physiological state of...
Credit risk is one of the most general risks that exist in the financial market and a major risk faced by financial institutions. Credit risk m...
German guarantee banks provide guarantees for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that apply for bank loans but cannot provid...
31 May 2017
Prof Bill Buchanan, who leads The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University, has been invited as a witness at the Health and Sport Committee within the Scottish Parliament ...
20 June 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan was invited to present evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee on Cyber Security risks within Health Care in Scotland. He gave evidence on 20 ...
06 January 2016
06 January 2016
Paper 'Tracing the Journey of a Diasporic Poet' to Conference on 'Negotiating Scottish Studies: History, Culture and Identity' University of Bankura, West Bengal, India, Janua...
11 July 2016
13 July 2016
Ella Taylor-Smith presented the paper "Non-public eParticipation in social media spaces" at Social Media and Society 2016.
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...