Research Fellow, Module Leader
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). doi:10.1111/jan.13191. ISSN 0309-2402
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.
Lambert, I., MacLeod, M., Firth, R., Winton, E., Dean, M., Innes, M., …Titley, W. (2011). Journal of Design Practice and Research Volume 1. 2011. Journal of Design Practice and Research, 1, (1-40)
What is design and what are designers? Good design can change lives and improve services within the public, private and third sectors. Designers are creative problem solvers w...
Esteves, A. & Oakley, I. (2011, January). Eco Planner: A Tabletop System for Scheduling Sustainable Routines. Presented at The 5th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, 2011., Madeira, Funchal, Portugal
This paper presents Eco Planner, a tangible system that aims to encourage users to behave more sustainably. It is based on a tabletop system showing a tabular view on which us...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
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%...
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...
Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering
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...
15 June 2016
RBS approached Dr Oli Mival, Principal Research Fellow in the Centre fro Interaction Design, to undertake a program of review of their UX activities and methods with the aim o...
22 March 2017
22 March 2017
Many organizations have deployed their own interpretations of a corporate 'Google' search engine, in order to help find 'needles in haystacks' (coping with information overloa...
MacLeod, M. Learning from the locals: how can co-design support malaria education in a post-colonial environment?
The focus of this practice based research project is the promoting of malaria awareness and preventative education in an area of Africa where the disease is endemic despite la...
Sanna, F. Timber modern methods of construction: a comparative study. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1256099
The doctoral research revolves around a comparative study of timber modern methods of construction for low-rise, residential buildings in Scotland.
The building techniques st...
Oye, T. T. Mass Retrofitting of an Energy Efficient Low Carbon Zone. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1500115
By way of urban morphology, the design, layout and texture of district centres, neighbourhoods and buildings have as much a bearing on levels of energy consumption and rates o...
Oye, T. K. Climate neutral urban districts in Europe: a comparative analysis. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1500147
The concept of climate neutral districts is a new field of discourse and a new planning approach facing many challenges. Climate neutral districts can make avaluable contribut...
Bros Williamson, J. (2017). Review of actual energy demand and envelope performance of the Housing Innovation Showcase 2012. Edinburgh: Internal (Napier)
This document presents a review of four years of delivered energy demand of selected dwellings at the Housing Innovation Showcase (HIS) developed by Kingdom Housing Associatio...
Telford, D. Journeys to the Edge: Exploring the Dimensions of Tacit Knowledge Sharing in Communities of Practice. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1248966
Tacit knowledge sharing has featured strongly in knowledge management literature in the last two decades. Knowledge management is an essential component attributed to underpin...
Mather, S. Design and evaluation of novel fluorogenic probes and prodrugs in cancer. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1034936
Despite major advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, there remains a paucity of biomarkers for early detection (poor selectivity and specificity). Legumain [aspara...
Huber, F. Entrepreneurial teams and design thinking: a longitudinal evaluation of success factors. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/976980
Design continuously re-defines its meaning. Over the last years, the way designers interpret information, solve problems as well as prototype and express ideas has received in...
Sébastien Bedo, J., Eddine El Ayoubi, S., Filippou, M., Gavras, A., Giustiniano, D., Iovanna, P., …Tjelta, T. (2017). 5G innovations for new business opportunities. Brussels: European Commission / 5G PPP
5G is the next generation mobile network that enables
innovation and supports progressive change across all
vertical industries and across our society1. Through its
Graham, H., Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. & Raeside, R. (2016). The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland - Tracking Study - Sweep 4 Report. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
The aim of this study was to explore the impact of ongoing welfare changes on a range of working age households in Scotland. The study consisted of four interview sweeps over ...
Shaw, P. D. (2016). Visualizing genetic transmission patterns in plant pedigrees. (Thesis)
Ensuring food security in a world with an increasing population and demand on natural resources is becoming ever more pertinent. Plant breeders are using an increasingly diver...
Lagiewski, R. M. (2015). Exporting hospitality & tourism education abroad and its influence on the home programme internationalisation. (Thesis)
HEIs have, over the recent decade, been involved in internationalisation of their academic programmes and in the delivery of their degrees in international locations. Internat...
Edinburgh Innovations Ltd
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...
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...
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...
Background: The available research on economic migration suggested that immigrants may be less happy than the indigenous p...
The dynamic response of structural timber flooring systems can cause vibrational serviceability problems in terms of discomfort experienced by the...
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...
The ICSSWH (Integrated Collector Storage Solar Water Heater), apart from being the
oldest is also the most economical...
The cultural and creative industries face a constantly changing context, characterised by the speed of the development and...
Real Time Travel Information (RTTI) systems deliver information to a wide range of travellers using different modes, with the ai...
Increasingly the provision of care for older p...
This thesis is a critical examination of my own creative practice ...
RBS commission Dr Oli Mival to review their UX activities & methods.
14 June 2016
Core44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
22 March 2017