Senior Lecturer/TBS Joint Director of Research
Programme Leader, MSc Business Event Management & Academic, International Festival & Event Management
Rivera, E. S., & Garden, C. L. P. (in press). Theory and Games: Developing a methof for gamifying Higher Education. In EDULEARN18 Proceedings
Gamification, the use of game attributes in non-game context, is used in the private sector as well as education. Research into Gamified Learning (GL) often focuses on case...
Garden, C. L. P., & Rivera, E. S. (in press). Putting theory into practice: gamification for student engagement. In EDULEARN18 Proceedings
Gamification is the use of game design elements in a non-game contexts . It is an intervention that has been used in a business setting for a number of years and is now bec...
Todd, L. (in press). Tourist Art and Commodification. In Proceedings of Art, Materiality and Representation
Panel 106: Tourist Art and Commodification
The visual consumption and depiction of material and experiential phenomena have become increasingly pertinent in con...
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
This European Fellowship project will benefit the researcher by giving and enhancing the knowledge and skills for a future generation of CPSs which enjoy the unique feature of context-active resilienc...
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...
27 August 2017
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
Senior Research Fellow
Vice Principal & Deputy Vice Chancellor
Lecturer in Cybersecurity
Hood, B., & Flint, T. (in press). Eidolon360 – A VR Experience. In Proceedings of xCoAx 2018
Eidolon360 is a virtual reality artwork and experience that is interacted with through VR headsets. The viewer, reclining on a bed within the exhibition space, experiences a 3...
Lalla-Ruiz, E., Segredo, E., & Voß, S. (in press). A Cooperative Learning Approach for the Quadratic Knapsack Problem. In Learning and Intelligent Optimization Conference (LION12)
The Quadratic Knapsack Problem (QKP) is a well-known optimization problem aimed to maximize a quadratic objective function subject to linear capacity constraints. It has sever...
Brodie, J., Miles, W., & Hutchinson, J. (in press). Graduating from the Classroom to the Boardroom: Supporting HE Students’ Employability. In Online Proceedings of CABS LTSE Conference
The Get on Board (GOB) extra-curriculum programme started at Edinburgh Napier University’s Business School in 2013. Its goal is to prepare students to take up board level oppo...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2018). Exploring Information Literacy Through the Lens of Activity Theory. In Communications in Computer and Information Science; Information Literacy in the Workplace, 803-812. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-74334-9_81
Activity Theory (AT) is presented as a framework for explaining Information Literacy (IL) as a technologically mediated social practice. This is achieved in the context of a s...
Moradpoor, N., Clavie, B., & Buchanan, B. (2018). Employing Machine Learning Techniques for Detection and Classification of Phishing Emails. In Proceedings of the IEEE Technically Sponsored Computing Conference 2017doi:10.1109/SAI.2017.8252096
A phishing email is a legitimate-looking email which is designed to fool the recipient into believing that it is a genuine email, and either reveals sensitive information or d...
Bishop, C., Esteves, A., & McGregor, I. (2017). Head-mounted displays as opera glasses: using mixed-reality to deliver an egalitarian user experience during live events. In ICMI 2017 Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interactiondoi:10.1145/3136755.3136781
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-...
Uwagbole, S. O., Buchanan, W. J., & Fan, L. (2017). An applied pattern-driven corpus to predictive analytics in mitigating SQL injection attack. In 2017 Seventh International Conference on Emerging Security Technologies (EST),doi:10.1109/est.2017.8090392
Emerging computing relies heavily on secure back-end storage for the massive size of big data originating from the Internet of Things (IoT) smart devices to the Cloud-hosted w...
Moradpoor, N., Brown, M., & Russell, G. (2017). Insider threat detection using principal component analysis and self-organising map. In 10th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks (SIN 2017)doi:10.1145/3136825.3136859
An insider threat can take on many aspects. Some employees abuse their positions of trust by disrupting normal operations, while others export valuable or confidential data wh...
Pitt, J., & Hart, E. (2017). For Flux Sake: The Confluence of Socially- and Biologically-Inspired Computing for Engineering Change in Open Systems. In 2017 IEEE 2nd International Workshops on Foundations and Applications of Self* Systems (FAS*W),doi:10.1109/fas-w.2017.119
This position paper is concerned with the challenge of engineering multi-scale and long-lasting systems, whose operation is regulated by sets of mutually-agreed, conventional ...
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 ...
Soufian, M., & Borairi, M. (2017). Optimal actuator\sensor placement and controller design for large flexible space structures and robotics. In 26th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE17)doi:10.1109/isie.2017.8001450
Optimal actuator\sensor placement and controller design for large flexible space structures and robotics.
Uwagbole, S. O., Buchanan, W. J., & Fan, L. (2017). Applied Machine Learning predictive analytics to SQL Injection Attack detection and prevention. In 2017 IFIP/IEEE Symposium on Integrated Network and Service Management (IM),doi:10.23919/INM.2017.7987433
The back-end database is pivotal to the storage of the massive size of big data Internet exchanges stemming from cloud-hosted web applications to Internet of Things (IoT) smar...
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...
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 ...
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, ...
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...
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...
Skills Development Scotland
Graduate Apprenticeships (GAs) are undergraduate degrees in which the students are in full-time employment, studying on campus one day per week. In September 2017, Edinburgh Napier’s first cohort of a...
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...
05 December 2016
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
14 November 2017
14 November 2017
Changing construction culture through collaborative research. The Built Environment Exchange (beX) brings together international University and industry partners, to develop d...