Manager, The Cyber Academy
Deakin, M., Mora, L., & Reid, A. (2018). The Research and Innovation of Smart Specialisation Strategies: The Transition from the Triple to Quadruple Helix. In M. Bozina Beros, N. Recker, & M. Kozina (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development, 94-103
This article suggests the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process (EPD) that underlies Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3) is not so much caught in th...
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2018). Stylized Facts on Smart Specialisation Research. In M. Bozina Beros, N. Recker, & M. Kozina (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development, 176-185
Smart Specialisation has generated a paradigmatic change in regional innovation policies and the European Union has shown a strong interest in supporting research that investi...
Bros Williamson, J., & Currie, J. (2017). Work Package 1 - Review of construction process. Edinburgh: Private, Cala Group Ltd
This report was commissioned by the Product Design Department at Cala
Group Ltd (CALA) from the Scottish Energy Centre (review team) to assess current
designs and construction...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
World War 1 At Home provides a rich collection of material, enhanced with audio and video clips, that casts new light on what was happening in the UK and Ireland during 1914 to 1918. It highlights the...
The project pursues three main aims and objectives:
1. Address desideratum: During the First World War, many communities in Britain and its Empire hosted internment camps for military Prisoners of Wa...
Scottish Funding Council
Fast Fix have a patented design for a construction block that offers highly flexible construction potential in disaster and war zones. Using recyclable plastics would make the product lighter, cheap t...
21 September 2016
Talk on 'Writing the First World War: Conflict and Memory, 1914-1930' given by Andrew Frayn and chaired by Linda Dryden
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...
08 February 2018
08 February 2018
Talk at Erewash museum to the Local History Café, drawing on research for Writing Disenchantment: British First World War Prose, 1914-1930 (2014). Invited public lecture to c...
Programme Leader and Lecturer
Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and Culture
Lecturer in Human Geography
Romdhani, I., Mirza, N., King, P., Abdelshafy, M., & A. Alghamdi, A. (2017). Reliable Multipath Multi-channel Route Migration over Multi Link-Failure in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks. In Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob)doi:10.1109/WiMOB.2017.8115854
The route recovery algorithm is a crucial part of
an ad hoc routing protocol. Designing an efficient and fast route
recovery mechanism scheme without incurring extra overheads...
Onyianta, A. J., & Williams, R. (2017). The Use of Sedimentation for the Estimation of Aspect Ratios of Charged Cellulose Nanofibrils. In R. Fangueiro, & S. Rana (Eds.), Advances in Natural Fibre Composites: Raw Materials, Processing and Analysis, 195-203. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-64641-1_17
In this study, the aspect ratios of carboxymethylated and TEMPO-oxidised cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) were estimated by gel point analysis using a sedimentation approach. The f...
Pomponi, F., Medina Campos, L., Moncaster, A. & Smith, S. (2017). Bringing pupils into building energy performance: school design, construction and operation. In PLEA Conference Proceedings Volume IIIISBN N/A
Colegio Rochester is school in Colombia with a strong vision for sustainability. This vision permeates the new school building which was the first school in Latin America to b...
Romdhani, I., Nabil, D., Medjek, F. & Tandjaoui, D. (in press). Trust-Based Defence Model Against MAC Unfairness Attacks for IoT. In Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Wireless and Mobile CommunicationsISBN na
The vulnerability of IoT networks makes channel
access security a serious problem. The IEEE 802.15.4 MAC
(Media Access Control) layer faces the risk of attacks from
Faiza, M., Tandjaoui, D., Romdhani, I. & Nabil, D. (in press). A Trust-based Intrusion Detection System for Mobile RPL Based Networks. In Proceedings of 10th IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings-2017)ISBN unknown
Successful deployment of Low power and Lossy
Networks (LLNs) requires self-organising, self-configuring, security,
and mobility support. However, these characteristics can be
Urquhart, E. (2017). The Role of Interactive Technology in the Co-creation of Experience in Scottish Visitor Attractions. In PhD Workshop Research Proposals, 113-118. ISBN 978-88-6101-016-1
As a sector reliant on the creation of memorable experiences, visitor attractions (VAs) have increasingly turned to interactive technology as a platform for engaging and commu...
Chomsiri, T., He, X., Nanda, P. & Tan, Z. (2017). An Improvement of Tree-Rule Firewall for a Large Network: Supporting Large Rule Size and Low Delay. In 2016 IEEE Trustcom/BigDataSE/ISPA, 178-184. doi:10.1109/trustcom.2016.0061. ISBN 978-1-5090-3205-1
The firewalls were invented since 1990s  and have been developed to operate more secure and faster. From the first era of the firewalls until today, they still regulate pac...
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...
Moran, C. F. (2016). To Be Responsible for Ourselves: Dominic Ongwen and Defences Before the International Criminal Court. http://opiniojuris.org/2016/12/19/to-be-responsible-for-ourselves-dominic-ongwen-and-defences-before-the-international-criminal-court/
No abstract available.
Essa, A., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I. & Eshaftri, M. (2016). A new dynamic weight clustering algorithm for wireless sensor networks. In Yang, S., Gao, J., Zhang, Y., Yang, K., Leung, V. C. M. & Hu, J. (Eds.). Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologies: First International Conference, Liverpool, UK, May 19-20, 2016 SmartGIFT 2016, 195-203. ISBN 978-3-319-47729-9, 978-3-319-47728-2
Since sensor nodes have limited energy resources, prolonging network lifetime and improving scalability are essential elements in energy-efficient Wireless Sensor Networks (WS...
Pomponi, F. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Circular Economy Research in the Built Environment: A Theoretical Contribution
Circular economy is quickly gaining momentum across numerous research fields. The founding principles of circular economies lie in a different perspective on, and management o...
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...
Historic Environment Scotland
Experimental study of the pull-out strength of anchors embedded in rubble walls and evaluation of factors affecting the efficiency of such a strengthening intervention.
Historic Environment Scotland a...
Nrf2, a transcriptional activator of cell protection genes, is an emerging target for neurodegenerative conditions including Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Nrf2 activity is reduced in dementia patients and...
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, ...
To adapt our existing brief school-based psycho-educational cancer awareness intervention to focus exclusively on increasing early detection of melanoma among young people (14-15 years) and test ...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Ontologies are a way of reasoning about data in an efficient manner. Ontologies are increasingly prevalent in a range of applications, including the Semantic Web, medicine and law. The development and...
Chief Scientists Office
We have identified the human cathelicidn LL-37 as having potent direct antiviral activity against human rhinovirus (HRV), together with the capacity to alter death pathways in HRV-infected cells, as a...
Unity is a EU Horizon 2020 funded project under the Secure Societies theme of the Fight against Crime and Terrorism on Community Policing in Europe. The vision of Unity is to strengthen the connection...
The project undertaken by Onyu and ENU will concentrate around the mobile application that is under development by the team at Onyu.
Working with ENU our key objectives are:
1. Validation of our zero...
Fragment Finder (FF) enables a new, high-speed approach to digital forensics. It is unique in that it will build a more efficient technical architecture for the creation, storage and use of hash signa...
Royal Academy of Engineering
Structures such as bridges or wind turbines develop loads that have to be transmitted to the ground.
The loads can be static (self-weight) or dynamic (wind, wave or traffic loads) and may be significa...
Capital City Partnership
The aim of this project was to review the labour market and policy context for, and make an evaluation of, CCP's Joined Up For Jobs (JU4J) strategy, Edinburgh's employability agreement. An ERI researc...
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 ...
Affiliate advertising is changing the way that people do business online. Retailers are now offering incentives to third-party publis...
The PhD project which I am undertaking is focused on understanding the role of cathelicidins during respiratory viral infec...
Despite a growing research base in support of higher order thinking process...
Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein (AGP) is a 43kDa glycoprotein, so called due to the post-translation...
This thesis describes the development of the HI-risk method to assess socio-tec...
"This study will look at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they compare asp...
Seagrasses form dense and extensive coastal meadows extending from intertidal areas down to 40 m depth worldwide except ...
This PhD research aimed to understand how looked after young people and their carers communicate abo...
This thesis investigates the potential of using wind turbine to offset electricity
demand for dwellings or public building....
The main aim of the project seeks to enhance the resistance of the soil foundation against seismic events with the introducti...
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
The development of an international financial centre has long been an inte...
The dynamic response of structural timber flooring systems can cause vibrational serviceability problems in terms of discomfort experienced by the...
Cement production requires intensive use of natural raw materials and energy. It also
results in emissions to the atmosphere, the most...
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)'...
21 September 2016
21 September 2016
Dr Andrew Frayn from the English Subject Group gave a talk on his research entitled 'Writing the First World War: Conflict and Memory, 1914-1930'.
08 June 2016
08 June 2016
I gave a lecture on 8 June 2016 to the D. H. Lawrence Society on 'D. H. Lawrence's Bay: War, destruction and reconstruction'.
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...
16 August 2017
16 August 2017
CLAW, along with the Development Office, sponsored Jackie Kay's talk at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. A VIP Reception was held before the event and during the tal...
09 March 2018
09 March 2018
Invited talk to promote the above project at one-day public event on Cultural History in Practice: Spies and Spying. Public study day, c. 25 attendees from both academia and ...
21 June 2018
22 June 2018
Since the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom and the rise of Trump, Orbán and Le Pen, to name but a few, ‘populism’ has re-emerged as a common keyword in international news cov...