Director of School Support Service & Academic Registrar
Perret, C., Powers, S. T., Pitt, J., & Hart, E. (2018). Can justice be fair when it is blind? How social network structures can promote or prevent the evolution of despotism. In T. Ikegami, N. Virgo, O. Witkowski, M. Oka, R. Suzuki, & H. Iizuka (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Artificial Lifedoi:10.1162/isal_a_00058
Hierarchy is an efficient way for a group to organize, but often goes along with inequality that benefits leaders. To control despotic behaviour, followers can assess leaders'...
Powers, S. T., Ekárt, A., & Lewis, P. R. (2018). Co-creating Enduring Institutions for Socio-Technical Systems: The Complementarity of Content-based and Value-based Modelling Approaches. In N. Virgo, T. Ikegami, O. Witkowski, M. Oka, R. Suzuki, & H. Iizuka (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Artificial Life
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Segredo, E., Lalla-Ruiz, E., & Hart, E. (2018). A Novel Similarity-based Mutant Vector Generation Strategy for Differential Evolution. In H. Aguirre (Ed.), Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2018
The mutant vector generation strategy is an essential component of Differential Evolution (DE), introduced to promote diversity, resulting in exploration of novel areas of the...
Technology has been heralded as a potential enabler of communication between individuals and those in their informal or
professional care network. Enabling people to effectively talk about their needs...
ENU Development Trust
Investigating new therapies for osteoarthritis: a collaboration between ENU and Guangzhou Medical University, China
Osteoarthritis is the most important ageing-related disease, estimated to affect 13...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Increasingly in Scottish criminal justice, ‘desistance’ is regarded as central to supporting a reduction and cessation in offending. This approach, which places the offender at the centre of their pro...
17 January 2017
CM2000, Edinburgh Napier University, Digital Health & care Institute (DHI) and East Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership hosted an event in the Scottish Parliament ...
19 April 2018
15 September 2016
PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins has won a best paper award with co-authors Ruoyun Lin and Debora Jeske at the 15th IFIP Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society.
Lecturer Child Health and Cancer Nursing
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Hrelja, R., Rye, T., & Mullen, C. (2018). Partnerships between operators and public transport authorities. Working practices in relational contracting and collaborative partnerships. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 116, (327-338). doi:10.1016/j.tra.2018.06.032. ISSN 0965-8564
Recent research on public transport has seen increasing focus on issues like coordination, collaboration and steering in complex governance settings. One of the themes in this...
Stavert, J. (2018). Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland. Laws, 7(3), (26). doi:10.3390/laws7030026
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) highlights the need to actively remove obstacles to, and promote, the full and equal enjoyment ...
Carruthers, L., MacLean, R., & Willis, A. (in press). The relationship between creativity and attention in adults. Creativity Research Journal, ISSN 1040-0419
Creativity is a valuable attribute that involves the generation of original ideas; attention is a vital function that facilitates information selection. There is some evidence...
Zhang, L., Ding, D., Neubeck, L., Gallagher, P., Paull, G., Gao, Y., & Gallagher, R. (2018). Mobile technology utilization among patients from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds attending cardiac rehabilitation. JMIR Cardio, 2(1), (e13). doi:10.2196/cardio.9424. ISSN 2561-1011
Background: Barriers to attending cardiac rehabilitation (CR), including cultural and linguistic differences, may be addressed
by recent technological developments. However, t...
Kolb, H., Snowden, A., Stevens, E., & Atherton, I. (2018). A retrospective medical records review of risk factors for the development of respiratory tract secretions (death rattle) in the dying patient. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(7), (1639-1648). doi:10.1111/jan.13704. ISSN 0309-2402
Aim: Identification of risk factors predicting the development of death rattle.
Background: Respiratory tract secretions, often called death rattle, are among the most common ...
Martí, L., Segredo, E., Sánchez-Pi, N., & Hart, E. (in press). Selection Methods and Diversity Preservation in Many-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms. Data Technologies and Applications, doi:10.1108/DTA-01-2018-0009. ISSN 2514-9288
Purpose – One of the main components of multi-objective, and therefore, many-objective evolutionary algorithms is the selection mechanism. It is responsible for performing two...
Lloyd, M., Skelton, D. A., Mead, G. E., Williams, B., & van Wijck, F. (2018). Physical fitness interventions for nonambulatory stroke survivors: A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. Brain and Behavior, (e01000). doi:10.1002/brb3.1000. ISSN 2162-3279
Physical fitness training after stroke is recommended in guidelines across the world, but evidence pertains mainly to ambulatory stroke
survivors. Non-ambulatory ...
O'Neill, M., & Aston, E. (2018). Changing Stop and Search in Scotland. European Journal of Policing Studies, 5,
Compared to other areas in the UK, stop and search in Scotland was on a disproportionately large scale prior to 2015 and targeted children and young people. Scottish police of...
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Bacon, L., & Mackinnon, L. (in press). Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities " play the game ". British Journal of Sociology of Education, ISSN 0142-5692
A recent UK Government commissioned study found concerning levels of unemployment among computing students from disadvantaged, black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The study...
Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (in press). BS 8001 and the built environment: a review and critique. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, ISSN 1478-4629
The BSI has recently published the world’s first standard on the Circular Economy. The standard is intentionally broad and inclusive to suit all types of organisations and pro...
Barrowclough, J. P., & Asif, R. (2018). Securing Cloud Hypervisors: A Survey of the Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Countermeasures. Security and Communication Networks, 2018, (1-20). doi:10.1155/2018/1681908. ISSN 1939-0114
The exponential rise of the cloud computing paradigm has led to the cybersecurity concerns, taking into account the fact that the resources are shared and mediated by a ‘hyper...
Spassiani, N., Heffron, J., Hammel, J., & Angell, A. (in press). Using Photovoice as a Participatory Method to Identify and Strategize Community Participation with People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, ISSN 1103-8128
Background: Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) experience barriers to community participation, yet their insider experiences of environmental barri...
As social media use by older people increases, along with an increased rate of dementia diagnoses, the management or oversight of social networking sites by carers is likely to increase. This research...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Robotics is changing the landscape of innovation. But traditional design approaches are not suited to novel or unknown habitats and contexts, for instance: robot colonies for ore mining, exploring or ...
Scottish Funding Council
This project is to develop innovative system of creative lighting and projection to underpin a new tourism initiative at NTS Inverewe Gardens.
Edinburgh Napier Funded
Five year records based follow up of the participants in two telemonitoring trials will be carried out for the following reasons
1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an incurable, progre...
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
Forestry Commission Scotland
The purpose of this proposed research is to deliver timber product and process innovation whilst developing human capital. 4 thematic areas of research have been identified for exploration:
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...
Royal Academy of Engineering
The population in Africa is growing rapidly, and thus the urbanization is accelerated. The need for detailed information on the performance of materials is a crucial part of the decision-making proces...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
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...
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
Development of a working prototype for the "Wee Tie", a new fashion accessory for wearing with open-necked shirts. Our input will be to look at materials and fastening/adjusting mechanisms at the back...
The benefits of exercise and reduced sedentary behavior on health and wellbeing are important for the whole population, but for those with type 2 diabetes they have particular benefits in enhancing bl...
In 2014, the Veterans' Transition Review anticipated that 22,5301 mil...
Hip fracture is a common, serious and well-defined in...
The current thesis aimed to explore the novice driver problem from a psychological perspective. The ultimate aim was to e...
The non-registered assistant workforce in the National Health Service Scotland (NHSS) has ...
This dissertation reports the results of case studies on innovation and new product development in eight Scottish food companies and a subsequen...
A large base of previous research suggested the connection between
health disabilities and unemployment. In fact th...
Purpose and rationale
The purpose of the exploratory research is to provide a deeper understan...
This research focuses on an analysis of the changes in the Libyan Higher Education Institutions (LHEI...
I am currently working on a PhD programme in the Centre ...
Advocates of game-based learning argue that computer games have the
potential to transform university education, moti...