Professor, Head of Built Environment
Harper-McDonald, B., Bastow, F., & Smart, A. (2019, September). Empowering through authentic experience: dramatic digital, and improvement approaches to enhance learning. Presented at 30th International Networking for Healthcare Education Conference
Paper 1 explores the impact of a theatrical production, based on a real story, aimed at enhancing student nurse understanding of the challenges individuals face in accessing s...
Lambert, I. (2019, March). Narratives of Waste: an Exploration of material transformation through 3D printing. Presented at RTD2019 Method & Critique
This practice-led workshop was aimed at exploring how Ocean Plastic 3D printing filament can be used to devise objects to make use of its particular material qualities and com...
Robertson, P. (2019). The impact of career guidance on the mental well-being of young people. Career Development Institute
Mental health conditions have relatively early onset compared to other major disease categories, and therefore have the potential to cause distress and negative economic impac...
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Quantifying metal bioaccumulation in Nephrops norvegicus larvae exposed to cadmium and pile-driving noise - Understanding the impacts and mechanisms of multiple stressors on marine life is fraught wit...
Scottish Funding Council
Based on the successful proof-of-concept pioneering timber structures manufactured in the university lab, the proposed project aims to explore the potentials to 1) develop an innovative prestressed Ba...
Although the overall benefits of cycling to health and wellbeing are well understood, the prevalence of several painful and debilitating injuries of the wrist, including ulnar neuropathy and carpal tu...
01 October 2019
26 August 2019
A HIGH-TECH bicycle which measures cyclists' exposure to potentially harmful vibrations from uneven road surfaces could be used to check the safety of cycle lanes and other ro...
11 March 2019
11 December 2019
11 December 2019
You are all invited to the seminar below at which Cedric Perret will present a complete overview of his PhD ; Cedric will be defending his thesis the following week so you are...
04 June 2019
04 June 2019
Dr Etlyn Kenny joined the University of Birmingham in September 2014 and is a member of the Organisations, Work and Employment Group in the Department of Management. Prior to...
On the 4th June 2019, we will welcome a visit from Dr Katerina Steventon from the National Biofilms Innovation Centre (an Innovation Knowledge Centre jointly funded by the BBS...
Senior Research Fellow
Principal Research Fellow
Senior Lecturer & Senior Teaching Fellow
Senior Lecturer in Design & Programme Leader BDes(Hons) Graphic Design
Associate Professor (Work and Employment)
Kerr, G., Worsley, H., & Whitnall, D. (2018). Digital Skills Development : Effective digital profiles for researchers
We are living in a digital era where the majority of people spend a vast amount of time on social media. So as academics it is important that we access this digital world and ...
Moir, Z. (2018). The Iron Harvest (by Oscar van Heek) - Sound Design
A film by Oscar van Heek for the centenary of the Armistice. Sound design by Zack Moir.
Vettese, S., & Vones, K. 3D printed building sections and joining pieces, inspired by the architecture of Basil Spence. [Physical Artefact]. Edinburgh Napier University
A series of one-day workshop events were staged to engage the public with the architecture of Basil Spence, firstly at Edinburgh Napier University’s Maker Space and then withi...
Holmes, P. (2017). Gastric Tones
Audio recording and acrylic speakers.
In his previous sound works, Paul Holmes has captured and transformed recordings of the human voice; this is the first piece that makes ...
D'Amico, B., & Pomponi, F. (2017). BEETLE². [http://www.food4rhino.com/app/beetle2]
BEETLE², (Built Environment Efficiency Tool for Low Environmental Externalities) is a tool aimed at promoting an efficient and effective use of resources in the built environm...
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Gemma, W. (2017, June). Taking education for granted: the role of placement in computing science. Presented at Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
The importance of placements and internships was highlighted in the 2016 Shadbolt Review of Computer Science Degree Accreditation and Graduate Employability – indeed the secon...
Todd, L., Leask, A., & Ensor, J. (2017, June). Materiality, memories and lived event tourism experiences. Presented at Critical Tourism Studies: Understand Tourism- Change Tourism, Understand Ourselves - Change Ourselves
Our paper furthers understanding of lived experiences in tourism settings as remembered by informants. We propose the value of a phenomenological ‘artefact elicitation’ method...
Thuemmler, C. (2017, May). 5G: What Architecture to Serve Vertical Industries?. Presented at IEEE ICC 2017
The implementation and roll out of 5G technology is progressing at increasing speed and will impact all industrial verticals. Health is globally a very important industry wort...
Thuemmler, C. (2017, May). 5G - What architecture to serve vertical industry. Presented at IEEE ICC 2017, Paris
5G offers the promise to dynamically satisfy a multiplicity of concurrent requirements originating from various business models of vertical industries. The 5G PPP has publishe...
Rose, L., Istanboulian, L., Allum, L., Burry, L., Dale, C., Hart, N., …Connolly, B. (2017). Patient- and family-centered performance measures focused on actionable processes of care for persistent and chronic critical illness: protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 6, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0476-9
Approximately 5 to 10% of critically ill patients transition from acute critical illness to a state of persistent and in some cases chronic critical illness. Thes...
Farquharson, B., Johnston, M., Smith, K., Williams, B., Treweek, S., Dombrowski, S. U., …Grindle, M. (2017). Reducing patient delay in Acute Coronary Syndrome (RAPiD): research protocol for a web-based randomized controlled trial examining the effect of a behaviour change intervention. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(5), 1220-1234. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13191
To evaluate the efficacy of a behaviour change technique-based intervention and compare two possible modes of delivery (text+visual and text-only) with usual care.
Mathur, S., Mincher, D., Turnbull, A., Stevens, C., & Poole, A. (2016). Design and evaluation of novel theranostic fluorogenic dual probe-prodrug in cancer. European Journal of Cancer, 61, S142. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0959-8049%2816%2961501-0
Background: In spite of major advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, there remains a paucity of biomarkers for early detection. Legumain is a potential cancer biom...
North Lands Creative is the only open access dedicated glass studio in Scotland and one of a very small number in Europe.
Sustainability, perceived environmental impact and cost prevent the facility ...
This project will focus on the design and development of a distributed software architecture for the platform with innovative technology approaches. This includes microservices with containerisation, ...
Over the last two and a half years there has been considerable investment to develop the capacity for smart textile production as a light-emitting woven optical fibre lace fabric, and as an integrated...
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
A recent study undertaken under the Energy Technology Partnership (PJ0208-EUB) identified hydrogen energy solutions for a craft distillery based on the Islands of Orkney. The proposed solution of uti...
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
The 'Microlanding' project aims to unravel the nature, topological interactions, dynamics and functions of the bacterial symbionts associated with mangrove crabs' gills in relation to the evolution fr...
Monitoring the quality of recreational waters such as beaches and rivers is becoming a global concern to protect human health (e.g. the EU Bathing Water Directive (BWD) in Europe). In Scotland, water ...
Chief Scientists Office
The NHS in the UK employs an estimated 1,500+ chaplains. Chaplains deliver specialist spiritual care to patients and staff across the NHS, offering comfort to those of all faith and none. Despite the ...
The project will produce recommendations for the application of gamification to the training product, informed by the company context, with a design led by the latest academic research in gamification...
We’re looking to develop a pet bedding design from re-used bedding material (Sheets, Duvets, Mattresses & Pillows). The idea is to make a product that is highly functional in nature and also well desi...
The Scottish Institute for Remanufacture
Leather is used in many luxury and utilitarian goods in our daily life. While many leather products, previously thought of as heirlooms, have become more replaceable and throwaway, many still aspire t...
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
The current literature is inconclusive on the driving forces of violent extremism, because of the complexity of the issue and diversity of its driving factors. Our research aims to determine the drive...
Current transport systems do not sufficiently take into account physical and social characteristics of women in the design of products and services, and in fostering women’s employability in the indus...