Innes, M., & Winton, E. (2017). Lighting for Cities Inhabited by People, Not Cars: Community Co-Design and Creative Lighting. In PLDC 6th Global Lighting Design Conference
Electric street lighting has developed wholly in the age of the motor car. Therefore, normal models of urban lighting are based firmly on designing for vehicle traffic. Standa...
Elaine, C., & Inglis, G. (in press). Just and Sustainable Places: Extending the Boundaries of Socio-environmental Health. In N/A
Background: Ecological public health encompasses the complex relationship between environment and health - protecting the physical environment and its inhabitants from contami...
Urquhart, N., & Fonzone, A. (2017). Evolving Solution Choice and Decision Support for a Real-World Optimisation Problem. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2017, 1264-1271. doi:10.1145/3071178.3071207
Agencies who provide social care services typically have to optimise staff allocations and the travel whilst attempting to satisfy conflicting objectives. In such cases it i...
Behavioural change research to reduce car use
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...
Active Access aims to increase the use of cycling but especially walking for short everyday trips in local areas, in order to benefit people’s health, and the health of the local economy. It aims to t...
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Announcement of resultsEmerald and the Indian Academy of Management (IAM) are delighted to offer a research grant for an Indian project in the field of management research.
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
Asif, R. & Buchanan, W. J. (2017). Seamless Cryptographic Key Generation via Off-the-Shelf Telecommunication Components for End-to-End Data Encryption. In International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings-2017)ISBN 978-1-5090-5880-8
Quantum key distribution (QKD) systems have already attained much attention for providing end-to-end data encryption to the subscribers. However, it is very important that the...
Urquhart, N. & Hart, E. (in press). Creating optimised employee travel plans. In TBCISBN TBC
The routing of employees who provide services such as home health or social care is a complex problem. When sending an employee between two addresses , there may exist more th...
De Gruyter, C., Rose, G., Currie, G., & Rye, T. (2017). Travel Plans for New Developments: A Global Review. In Proceedings Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
Travel plans, also known as Transportation Demand Management (TDM) plans, can be required for new infill and greenfield developments through the land use planning and approval...
Thuemmler, C., Paulin, A. & Lim, A. K. (2016). Determinants of Next Generation e-Health Network and Architecture Specifications. In 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom), 233-238. doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2016.7749460. ISBN 978-1-5090-3370-6
This paper summarizes the determinants for future e-Health network and IT infrastructures in the health care environment. The paper bases on observations conducted as part of ...
Anastasiadou, C. & Halkier, H. (2013). From destination management organisations to destination organisations in Scotland and Denmark: multi-level governance versus localism. In Gyimóthy, S., Möckel, M. & Budeanu, A. (Eds.). The Values of Tourism, 111. ISBN N/A
Although a lot of previous research on destination management had focused on the relevance of destination marketing organisations in improving destination competitiveness (Pik...
Urquhart, N. B. (2010). Planning and optimising organisational travel plans using an evolutionary algorithm. In C. Chio, A. Brabazon, G. A. Caro, R. Drechsler, M. Farooq, J. Grahl, …G. Squillero (Eds.), Applications of Evolutionary Computation, 464-470. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20520-0_47
Commuting to the workplace is a highly individualistic experience, especially where the private car is the chosen mode of transport. The costs of using cars with low occupancy...
Crombie, I. K., Irvine, L., Elliott, L. & Wallace, H. (2005). Closing the health inequalities gap: an international perspective
This report presents an analysis of official documents on government policies to tackle inequalities in health from 13 developed countries. All countries recognize that health...
Greig, M. & McQuaid, R. W. (2004). Determinants of visitor expenditure at a major sports event
This paper develops a model of the determinants of visitor expenditure at a one day repeated major sporting event in Edinburgh, Scotland. An econometric model is developed tha...
Wigan, M. & Drain, P. (2002). Open transport modeling networking for transportation applications
Transport modeling has developed to a stage where there is a wide range of tools, but a high level
of dependence on commercial systems. Recent developments in software and lic...
Williams, P. R. W., & Williams, R. (2001). Measurements of the Cavitation Threshold of Liquids Under Dynamic Stressing by Pulses of Tension. In A. Imre, H. Maris, & P. Williams (Eds.), Liquids Under Negative Pressure: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Liquids Under Negative Pressure, 285--300. doi:10.1007/978-94-010-0498-5_24
This paper addresses discrepancies between the results of different measurements of the effective tensile strength F(F c ) of liquids, in experiments in which a pulse of tensi...
Lee, T., Polak, J. W., Bell, M. G. H. & Wigan, M. (2009). The passenger car unit values of motorcycles at the beginning of a green period and in a saturation flow
The aim of this study is to estimate the Passenger Car Unit
(PCU) values of motorcycles in two traffic environments: at
the beginning of a green period and in a saturation flo...
McGregor, I., LePlâtre, G., Turner, P. & Flint, T. (2010). Soundscape mapping: a tool for evaluating sounds and auditory environments. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Auditory Display
This paper describes a soundscape mapping tool, and provides an illustration of its use in the evaluation of an in-car auditory interface. The tool addresses three areas: comm...
Economic and Social Research Council
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
Chief Scientists Office
Due to increasing incidence, more intensive treatment and improved survival, a growing number of head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors experience long-term swallowing difficulties, profoundly affecting...
Mangrove for fish: understanding and enhancing the nursery function
The project aims to improve urban mobility in European cities by means of parking space management combined with mobility management measures. By introducing paid parking, increasing parking fees, red...
The significant strength of the LACs role is to work creatively with limited resources to meet the needs of service users. In the current economic climate there is an opportunity to develop the knowl...
Motorcyclists that have no protective structures while motorcycling as other
Parking plays an important role in mobility, access and the economic development of
cities; at the same tim...
Creativity and innovation are very important capabilities within an org...
Fossil fuels are a finite resource, which are subject to erratic price fluctuations and are c...
Background: The available research on economic migration suggested that immigrants may be less happy than the indigenous p...
My main area of research interest is the role of exercise and ageing on vitamin D metabolism. Scotland is identified as a vitamin D deficient nat...
Children and older adults are overrepresented in pedestrian accidents (Department for Transport, 2010a, 2010b). Gaze behaviour is ci...
Energy is undoubtedly the driving force at the core of the development of any nation. There
is a direct relation between per capita income and energy consumption. The way this energy
is produced, supp...