Senior Lecturer/TBS Joint Director of Research
Programme Lead MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration)
PhD Student & Associate Lecturer in Tourism
Victoria, M. (2018). The verbal and the visual in language learning and teaching: insights from the ‘Selfie Project’. Language Learning Journal, (1-12). doi:10.1080/09571736.2018.1484797. ISSN 0957-1736
That ‘a picture can stimulate a thousand words’ aptly summarizes the role of the visual in the field of language learning and teaching. The power of the image to generate lang...
Lloyd, M., Skelton, D. A., Mead, G. E., Williams, B., & van Wijck, F. (2018). Physical fitness interventions for nonambulatory stroke survivors: A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. Brain and Behavior, (e01000). doi:10.1002/brb3.1000. ISSN 2162-3279
Physical fitness training after stroke is recommended in guidelines across the world, but evidence pertains mainly to ambulatory stroke
survivors. Non-ambulatory ...
Spassiani, N., Heffron, J., Hammel, J., & Angell, A. (in press). Using Photovoice as a Participatory Method to Identify and Strategize Community Participation with People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, ISSN 1103-8128
Background: Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) experience barriers to community participation, yet their insider experiences of environmental barri...
Society for Research into Higher Education
Teaching-focused academics in UK Life Science departments may experience anxiety about their continued ability to teach undergraduates at Honours level, and postgraduates at Masters and doctoral level...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The project aims to ascertain pollution exposure on Edinburgh main roads and greener routes, and also determine the health effects of active commuting via these routes
NHS Health Scotland
The project will take the form of a systematic review of relevant literature to provide an update on the evidence base on the health needs of people with learning disabilities in Scotland since 2004, ...
06 July 2017
The FINALISTS for the third year of The Herald’s Higher Education Awards have been announced.
The awards, in association with the University of the West of Scotla...
20 February 2018
As mixed reality technology becomes ubiquitous the boundary between the digital and the real is increasingly blurred. Our work involves creating a framework of experiences wh...
05 December 2016
Associate Professor in Festival and Event Management
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
Senior Research Fellow
Vice Principal & Deputy Vice Chancellor
Lecturer in Architectural Technology
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E., Bhardwaj, J., & Fabian, K. (in press). Exploring women's motivations to study computer science. In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education 2018 Conference
This paper presents a study exploring women's decisions, influencers and early experiences of computing to better understand how women's motivations and prior experience affec...
Crombie, I. K., Irvine, L., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., Petrie, D. J., Jones, C., …Achison, M. (2018). Text message intervention to reduce frequency of binge drinking among disadvantaged men: the TRAM RCT. Public Health Research, 6(6), (1-156). doi:10.3310/phr06060. ISSN 2050-4381
Socially disadvantaged men are more likely to binge drink frequently and to experience high levels of alcohol-related harm.
To test the effectiveness and...
Hübner, U., Shaw, T., Thye, J., Egbert, N., Marin, H. D. F., Chang, P., …Ball, M. (2018). An international recommendation framework of core competencies in health informatics for nurses. Methods of Information in Medicine, 57(S01), (e30-e42). doi:10.3414/me17-01-0155. ISSN 0026-1270
Background: While health informatics recommendations on competencies and education serve as highly desirable corridors for designing curricula and courses, they cannot show ho...
Sharapov, K., & Mendel, J. (in press). Trafficking in Human Beings: Made and Cut to Measure? Anti-trafficking docufictions and the production of anti-trafficking truths. Cultural Sociology, ISSN 1749-9755
This paper responds to Gozdziak's (2015: 30) call to explore how the knowledge that informs public debates about human trafficking is generated. Media imagery and narratives p...
Hubbard, G., Kyle, R. G., Neal, R. D., Marmara, V., Wang, Z., & Dombrowski, S. U. (2018). Promoting sunscreen use and skin self-examination to improve early detection and prevent skin cancer: quasi-experimental trial of an adolescent psycho-educational intervention. BMC Public Health, 18(1), doi:10.1186/s12889-018-5570-y
Background: Skin cancer rates are increasing. Interventions to increase adolescent sunscreen use and skin self-examination (SSE) are required.
Methods: Quasi-experimental desi...
Buunk, I., Smith, C. F., & Hall, H. (2018). Tacit knowledge sharing in online environments: locating ‘Ba’ within a platform for public sector professionals. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, doi:10.1177/0961000618769982. ISSN 0961-0006
Presented in this article are some findings from a study which investigates tacit knowledge sharing and social media use. The results reported here derive from a survey comple...
Allison, P., Martindale, R., Scott, T., Gray, S., Nash, C., Fraser, K., & Wang, J. (in press). The value of participating in British exploring society expeditions: a three year multi cohort study. Acta Universitatis Carolinae Kinanthropologica [AUC Kinanthropologica], 54(1), (5-15). doi:10.14712/23366052.2018. ISSN 1212-1428
A primary aim of many expeditions is to facilitate personal development of young people and while there is much anecdotal evidence to support this aim, there is limited empiri...
Maine, A. (2018). The experience of type 2 diabetes self-management in adults with intellectual disabilities and their caregivers: A review of the literature using meta-aggregative synthesis and an appraisal of rigour. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, ISSN 1744-6295
Background People with intellectual disabilities (ID) experience significant barriers to diabetes self-management (DSM), yet there remains a paucity of research within this po...
Langan, A. M., & Smart, F. (2018). Playful learning. Research in Learning Technology, 26, doi:10.25304/rlt.v26.2079. ISSN 2156-7069
Item is Editorial Preface to themed collection published in the journal Research in Learning Technology.
These articles collate ideas and practices developed from workshops ...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2018). Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen democratic engagement. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, (096100061876996). doi:10.1177/0961000618769966. ISSN 0961-0006
The purpose of the research was to investigate the practices of elected, yet unpaid, community councillors in Scotland as they exploit information channels for democratic enga...
Adamson, E., King, L., Foy, L., McLeod, M., Traynor, J., Watson, W., & Gray, M. (2018). Feedback in clinical practice: Enhancing the students’ experience through action research. Nurse Education in Practice, 31, (48-53). doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2018.04.012. ISSN 1471-5953
Feedback to student nurses and midwives within clinical practice is known to be central to their learning and development. A study that focused on student experience of assess...
Patterson, J., Hollins Martin, C., & Karatzias, T. (in press). PTSD post-childbirth: a systematic review of women’s and midwives’ subjective experiences of care provider interaction. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, ISSN 0264-6838
Objective: To review primary research from within the literature regarding PTSD Post-Childbirth (PTSD-PC), that focussed on Quality of Provider Interaction (QPI) from either t...
As social media use by older people increases, along with an increased rate of dementia diagnoses, the management or oversight of social networking sites by carers is likely to increase. This research...
Increasingly in Scottish criminal justice, ‘desistance’ is regarded as central to supporting a reduction and cessation in offending. This approach, which places the offender at the centre of their pro...
Undergrad vacation scholarship. Study includes online survey of spouses experiences of seeking help with issues arising from military service of partner, and levels of success and critique. Also a sys...
Technology has been heralded as a potential enabler of communication between individuals and those in their informal or
professional care network. Enabling people to effectively talk about their needs...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
The proposed research is a direct response to the European Commission's Active and Healthy Ageing initiative, with an
overarching goal to improve the quality of life of older people. By pursuing 15 di...
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
Skills Development Scotland
Learn the fundamentals of Civil Engineering and the specifics of structural analysis, construction surveying, geotechnical engineering and relevant computer applications. This programme is suitable fo...
Higher Education Funding Council for England
The study is led by Blackburn College. We are an identified partner. The purpose of the project is to study staff and student experiences of the design and use of interactive essays and digital disser...
SUNRISE will develop, implement, assess and facilitate learning about new, collaborative ways to address common mobility challenges at the neighbourhood level. Towards this aim, 6 cities will foster c...
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 ...
The aim of this study is to analyse free text data generated via an online survey with mothers. The survey elicited opinions on the provision of a free breast pump or breast pump hire service for brea...
This thesis investigates effective ways of designing and integrating Interactive
Multimedia (IMM) to facilitate teaching and learning of program...
An investigation of perceptions of work based learning partnerships from the perspective of employers and universities. The findings will contribute to recommendations on how universities can enhance partnerships with employers in order to enhance the experiences of work placement students.
Nurse education has evolved f...
As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...
Increasingly the provision of care for older p...
The Scottish Government and supporting bodies have recognised the importance of innovation for organisations to improve employme...
27 August 2017
01 November 2017
19 October 2017
Adaptive Behavior is an indexed, international peer reviewed journal that publishes original research and review articles on adaptive behavior in biological systems and autono...
11 July 2017
Lyndsey will use the bursary later in 2017 to support a visit to Turku, Finland, where she will gather case study data for her ESRC-funded doctoral study on workplace learning...
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 ...
01 February 2017
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...
01 June 2017
It is established that there are recognition rate limitations when using a single modality sensor to perform human action or gesture recognition for human-comp...
20 February 2017
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) brings together distinguished individuals from the arts, business, science and technology and academia worlds to advance learning and know...
31 May 2018
This was the 4th instalment of the Big Data in Cyber Security Conference organised by The Cyber Academy.
It has been co-organised with SBL and it was part of The...
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...
18 March 2016
18 March 2016
Emma Davidson (Edinburgh University)
Using data from the Young People and their Future Selves project, this seminar will explore th...