Kerracher, N., Kennedy, J., & Chalmers, K. (2018). Using a task classification in the visualisation design process for task understanding and abstraction: an empirical study. In J. Johansson, F. Sadlo, & T. Schreck (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2018 Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis 2018) - Short Papers, 79-83. doi:10.2312/eurovisshort.20181082
Task classifications are widely purported to be useful in the design process, with various suggestions having been made for their use at the different stages. However, little ...
Wale, M., Diele, K., & Briers, R. (2018). From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel
Segredo, E., Lalla-Ruiz, E., & Hart, E. (2018). A Novel Similarity-based Mutant Vector Generation Strategy for Differential Evolution. In 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...
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
The ImagingBioPro network seeks to develop new, high energy imaging methods to capture the dynamic biochemical and biophysical processes in biological samples.
The human body is highly structured – f...
To analyse in game communications to predict engagement of players.
Society of Applied Microbiology
SFAM students and graduates into work grant
15 May 2018
31 May 2018
This was the 4th instalment of the Big Data in Cyber Security Conference organised by The Cyber Academy.
It has been co-organised with SBL and it was part of The...
18 February 2016
18 February 2016
Associate students, joining Edinburgh Napier University in third year can now articulate onto a number of different undergraduate programmes, take part in University coordinat...
Lecturer and Research Leader in Biomedical Sciences
Principal Research Fellow
Director of Sustainable Construction
Hairstans, R., Smith, R., & Wilson, P. (2018). The merits of varying forms of mass timber products for offsite and modular construction. In N/A
Mass timber is a family of Solid Laminate Timber Systems (SLTS) formed from smaller sections of timber connected by glue, mechanical fixings, moisture movement or a combinatio...
Urquhart, N. (2018). Evaluating the Performance of an Evolutionary Tool for Exploring Solution Fronts. In Applications of Evolutionary Computation, 523-537. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-77538-8_36
EvoFilter is an evolutionary algorithm based tool for searching through large non-dominated fronts in order to find a subset of solutions that are of interest to the user. Ev...
Nagar, U., Nanda, P., He, X., & Tan, Z. (. (2017). A framework for data security in cloud using collaborative intrusion detection scheme. In Proceedings of 10th International Conference On Security Of Information And Networks, 188-193. doi:10.1145/3136825.3136905
Cloud computing offers an on demand, elastic, global network access to a shared pool of resources that can be configured on user demand. It offers a unique pay-as-you go featu...
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (2017). An Optimized Speculative Execution Strategy Based on Local Data Prediction in a Heterogeneous Hadoop Environment. In Proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) and IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC)doi:10.1109/cse-euc.2017.208
Hadoop is a famous distributed computing framework that is applied to process large-scale data. "Straggling tasks" have a serious impact on Hadoop performance due to...
Lim, A. K., Thuemmler, C., Paulin, A., Jell, T., & Keow Lim, A. K. (2017). Information Technology – Next Generation: The Impact of 5G on the Evolution of Health and Care Services. In S. Latifi (Ed.), Information Technology-Next Generation, 811-817. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-54978-1_100
As more and more details of 5G technology specifications unveil and standards emerge it becomes clear that 5G will have an enabling effect on many different verticals includin...
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...
Baudel, M., Rae, M., Fraser, J. & Poole, A. (2017). The expression of the chloride co-transporters NKCC1 and KCC2 is reversed in the penumbra following. In Brain and Neuroscience: BNA 2017 Festival of Neuroscience: Abstract BookISBN n/a
Stroke is one of the major causes of death and disability worldwide. The harm caused by the interruption of blood flow to the brain
unfolds in the subsequent hours and days, s...
Salayma, M., Al-Dubai, A., & Romdhani, I. (2017). Reliability and energy efficiency enhancement in wireless body area networks for e-health. In 2016 19th Conference of Open Innovations Association (FRUCT)doi:10.23919/FRUCT.2016.7892202
Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) is a technology that revolutionises our understanding of the future digitised healthcare systems. WBAN has unique challenges and features com...
Jamnal, G., & Liu, X. (2016). A Cognitive-IoE Approach to Ambient-intelligent Smart Home. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security, 302-308. doi:10.5220/0006304103020308
In today’s world, we are living in busy metropolitan cities and want our homes to be ambient intelligent enough towards our cognitive requirements for assisted living in smart...
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (2016). An Energy-Efficiency Routing Scheme Based on Clusters with a Mobile Sink for WSNs. In X. Sun, H. C. Chao, X. You, & E. Bertino (Eds.), Cloud Computing and Security (ICCCS 2017), 450-459. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-68505-2_39
With the development of microelectronic devices and the radio, the application of WSN is more popular and can be applied in the various areas, which has attracted scholars. Ho...
Urquhart, E. (2016). Assessment workshops: ‘feeding forward, backward and side-to-side’
As practitioners, we are constantly aware of the importance of proactively feeding-forward into assessment whilst also using feedback assessments to help shape tailored suppor...
Segredo, E., Lalla-Ruiz, E., Hart, E., Paechter, B. & Voss, S. (2016). Hybridisation of Evolutionary Algorithms through hyper-heuristics for global continuous optimisation. In Festa, P., Sellmann, M. & Vanschoren, J. (Eds.). Learning and Intelligent Optimization: 10th International Conference, LION 10, Ischia, Italy, May 29 -- June 1, 2016, 296-305. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-50349-3_25. ISBN 978-3-319-50348-6, 978-3-319-50349-3,
Choosing the correct algorithm to solve a problem still remains an issue 40 years after the Algorithm Selection Problem was first posed. Here we propose a hyper-heuristic whic...
Society for Reproduction and Fertility
SRF summer studentship
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually-transmitted infection in the world, and is associated with miscarriage, pre-term birth and infertility. However, the understanding of the mechanisms t...
Children's Hospice Association Scotland
The aim of the scoping exercise is to inform the development of an education strategy for CHAS relating to the delivery of palliative care for babies, children and young people (BCYP) and their famili...
British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
The project will measure circulating white blood cells and progenitor cells in response to an extreme exercise running bout/event/ We will also be quantifying upper respiratory tract symptoms.
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Live Atlantic salmon will be experimentally infested with live anisakis simplex. The experiment will run for 35 days, and at certain sampling points, salmon will be euthanised and blood will be taken....
Scottish Funding Council
When purchasing business insurance, a customer often completes forms each year to fulfil legal disclosure requirements and receive a ‘quote’. Internet services, such as comparison sites, have enabled ...
The UCORS system outline and elementary functional developments are complete. However, the product requires some focused knowledge capture to ensure the application and service integrate fully with cl...
Chief Scientists Office
We have identified the human cathelicidn LL-37 as having potent direct antiviral activity against human rhinovirus (HRV), together with the capacity to alter death pathways in HRV-infected cells, as a...
We have identified the need for a more coherent and closer monitoring of system load and requirements in terms of power consumption within datacentres.
This project will develop a prototype applicat...
Edinburgh World Heritage is a charity set up with the purpose of protecting and enhancing the historic sites of Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns in keeping with its UNESCO World Heritage status.
Citizen Bank is looking to work with the University to explore the potential of using technology as a mechanism to aid in community participation. This collaboration seeks to explore the technical req...
The project has successfully defined the long-term requirements of the solution and also produced a prototype implementing on of these requirements
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer amongst males and 10,000 deaths per year are attri...
Nippostrongylus brasiliensis is a rodent intestinal nematode with ...
Proteolytic degradation of the extracellular matrix (ECM...
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis, is characterised by chronic inflam...
Fossil fuels are a finite resource, which are subject to erratic price fluctuations and are c...
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...
Network models are often created to describe interactions between components in biological systems. At a molecular leve...
In platform timber frame construction, timber walls and diaphragms provide the overall stability for the structure to resist forces that are generated...
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 developed economies are now considered to be entering the growth phase of
knowledge-based economic activity. Th...
Credit risk is one of the most general risks that exist in the financial market and a major risk faced by financial institutions. Credit risk m...
The exchange of information between the police and community partner organisations forms a core aspect of...
17 February 2016
17 February 2016
The 2010 Equality Act and associated Public Sector Equality Duties have introduced important legal obligations for public authorities, continuing for those under the previous ...
15 September 2016
15 September 2016
HOW TO JOB SEARCH IN BOOK PUBLISHING (Edinburgh)
Bookcareers.com and The Book Trade Charity BTBS host their popular "How to Job Search in Book Publishing" course ...