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Design Research For Change

Book
(2018)
Design Research For Change
No abstract available.

AHRC Design Research for Change Showcase

Exhibition / Performance
Vettese, S., Anastasiadou, C., Calder, L., Vones, K., Burton, K., & Allan, D. AHRC Design Research for Change Showcase. 20 September 2018 - 23 September 2018

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Vettese, S., Anastasiadou, C., Calder, L., Vones, K., Burton, K., & Allan, D. AHRC Design Research for Change Showcase. 20 September 2018 - 23 September 2018
No abstract available.

Material Reality to Materiality: Ocean Plastic and Design Research

Presentation / Conference
Lambert, I., & Vones, K. (2019, December)
Material Reality to Materiality: Ocean Plastic and Design Research. Paper presented at Design Research for Change (DR4C) Symposium, Design Museum, London

A new research agenda: improving health care in general hospitals.

Journal Article
Brown, M. & MacArthur, J. (2005)
A new research agenda: improving health care in general hospitals. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 15, 1362-1370. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2006.01408.x. ISSN 0962-1067
Aim and objectives.  To set out the research required to improve the health of people with learning disabilities in general hospital settings. The objectives are: (i) to share...

Closing the researcher-practitioner gap: an exploration of the impact of an AHRC networking grant

Journal Article
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2019)
Closing the researcher-practitioner gap: an exploration of the impact of an AHRC networking grant. Journal of Documentation, 75(5), 1056-1081. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-12-2018-0212
Purpose: Results are presented from a study that investigated the extent to which learning gained through participation in three research methods workshops funded by an AHRC n...

The AmbITion Approach : examining action research into organisational practice

Conference Proceeding
Rudman, H. (2014)
The AmbITion Approach : examining action research into organisational practice. In iFutures 2014 Conference Proceedings
Digital technologies have had profound impacts on the whole value chain of the creative sector. Arts, cultural, and heritage organisations and practices are under pressure to ...

Towards a framework for emerging technology management.

Conference Proceeding
Rudman, H. (2013)
Towards a framework for emerging technology management. In iFutures 2014 Conference Proceedings
Digital technologies are creating new opportunities for us to participate in, and engage with, traditional and new forms of art, culture, and heritage. Never before has there ...

Entrepreneurial dynamics in small business service firms

Journal Article
Glancey, K., Greig, M., & Pettigrew, M. (1998)
Entrepreneurial dynamics in small business service firms. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 4(3), 249-268. https://doi.org/10.1108/13552559810235547
This paper examines the nature of entrepreneurial dynamics in small business service firms. The past decade has seen a rapid growth in the number of small business service fir...

A meta-ethnography of organisational culture in primary care medical practice

Journal Article
Grant, S., Guthrie, B., Entwistle, V., & Williams, B. (2014)
A meta-ethnography of organisational culture in primary care medical practice. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 28(1), 21-40. https://doi.org/10.1108/JHOM-07-2012-0125
Purpose – Over the past decade, there has been growing international interest in shaping local organisational cultures in primary healthcare. However, the contextual relevance...

Concepts of Ethical Leadership and their Potential Implementation in Organisations: An Operational Perspective

Thesis
Bachmann, B. (2015)
Concepts of Ethical Leadership and their Potential Implementation in Organisations: An Operational Perspective. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/452917
This study links ethical leadership theory to the implementation of improved leadership practices and examines whether ethical leadership characteristics actually exist, parti...
6 results

Urban-scale Building Energy Network

2014 - 2015
The Climate Change Act 2008 requires a 34% cut in 1990 greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and at least an 80% reduction in emissions by 2050. Residential and commercial buildings account for 25% and 18%...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £1,874

A micro-scale (DEM) investigation on driven pile cycle behaviour

2014 - 2016
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...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £8,000

Creative Informatics: Data Driven Innovation for the Creative Industries

2018 - 2023
Data Driven Innovation (DDI) is transforming society and the economy. DDI is defined as the challenge to make effective use of data to shape, develop and deliver innovative products and services to co...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £1,046,473

Development of a European collaborative proposal on big data and machine learning techniques for engineering numerical simulations

2018 - 2018
The PEER activity aims at the development of a Horizon 2020 large-scale research proposal across the disciplines of computational mechanics and of data science. The planned proposal will address impor...
Funder: Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering

Towards sustainable textiles – can fungi be used to produce useful textile materials?

2018 - 2018
The textile industry is based largely on the use of cotton, leather and oil derived polymers and these industries are resource intensive and not sustainable. For example, cotton production requires va...
Funder: Edinburgh Innovations Ltd | Value: £7,500

COincident Probabilistic climate change weather data for a Sustainable built Environment

2008 - 2011
This project will develop sound methods for future climate change data for building designers to use for new buildings and refurbishments that could last to the end of this century. The principal appl...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £87,293
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Adult learning: Towards a framework for participation

2008 - 2014
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...
Dr Lesley McLean | Director of Studies: Dr Monika Foster | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Munro

Psychological distress in Polish immigrants in Scotland: a mixed methods study

2011 - 2015
Background: The available research on economic migration suggested that immigrants may be less happy than the indigenous p...
Dr Anna Bak-Klimek | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Lawrence Elliott

Dynamic response of structural timber flooring systems

2004 - 2009
The dynamic response of structural timber flooring systems can cause vibrational serviceability problems in terms of discomfort experienced by the...
Jan Weckendorf | Director of Studies: Prof Abdy Kermani | Second Supervisor: Ben Zhang

Optimising Timber Frame Construction

2002 - 2007
Timber platform frame has evolved as an efficient method of construction for domestic dwellings and is experiencing continual growth in the UK due to it lending its...
Prof Robert Hairstans | Director of Studies: Prof Abdy Kermani | Second Supervisor: Fouad Khalaf

Impact of ubiquitous real-time information on bus passenger route choice

2015 - 2018
Real Time Travel Information (RTTI) systems deliver information to a wide range of travellers using different modes, with the ai...
Mr Faqhrul Islam | Director of Studies: Dr Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Dr Andrew MacIver

A framework for the transformation of the creative industries in a digital age

2011 - 2015
The cultural and creative industries face a constantly changing context, characterised by the speed of the development and...
Hannah Rudman | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Prof Hazel Hall

Optimisation of Built-in Storage Solar Water Heater for Scottish Weather Conditions

2004 - 2007
The ICSSWH (Integrated Collector Storage Solar Water Heater), apart from being the oldest is also the most economical...
Haroon Junaidi | Director of Studies: Dr Douglas Henderson | Second Supervisor: Prof Tariq Muneer

A comparison of carers' experiences of caring for individuals with dementia or intellectual disability: a longitudinal grounded theory study

2003 - 2008
Introduction: Increasingly the provision of care for older p...
Mei Lin | Director of Studies: Dr Maureen Macmillan | Second Supervisor: Dr Norrie Brown

Digital gardens with real toads: in what ways have heritage and digital practices fused to form hybrid methods in moving image design?

2011 - 2013
This thesis is a critical examination of my own creative practice ...
Dr Iain Macdonald | Director of Studies: Prof Chris Atton