Senior Research Fellow
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2018). Stylized Facts on Smart Specialisation Research. In M. Bozina Beros, N. Recker, & M. Kozina (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development, 176-185
Smart Specialisation has generated a paradigmatic change in regional innovation policies and the European Union has shown a strong interest in supporting research that investi...
Deakin, M., Mora, L., & Reid, A. (2018). The Research and Innovation of Smart Specialisation Strategies: The Transition from the Triple to Quadruple Helix. In M. Bozina Beros, N. Recker, & M. Kozina (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development, 94-103
This article suggests the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process (EPD) that underlies Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3) is not so much caught in th...
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...
City of Glasgow Council
An evaluation of the impact of the Glasgow Living Wage on Glasgow based employers who pay the GLW to their staff.
NHS Health Scotland
The project will take the form of a systematic review of relevant literature to provide an update on the evidence base on the health needs of people with learning disabilities in Scotland since 2004, ...
Edinburgh Napier Funded
Having relevant work experience, such as a placement or internship, is valued by employers in the technology sector and can improve employment outcomes for computing graduates. However, gaining good w...
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure ...
10 June 2016
10 June 2016
Tackling inequality and enhancing opportunities for all groups in the labour market continues to be a priority for government. However, research highlights the persistent ineq...
16 June 2016
Simon Powers will deliver a research seminar about his work on the evolution of institutions.
Abstract Economics, artificial life, and agent-based c...
19 May 2016
19 May 2016
Kate Sang and James Richards, Heriot-Watt University
With changes to the organisation of work, governments are giving increasing attention to the extent to which paid ...
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Pomponi, L., Sablone, E., Rusconi Clerici, L., Consalez, L. & Pomponi, F. (2017). Transforming challenges into opportunities in social housing: a case study from Italy. In Brotas, L., Roaf, S. & Nicol, F. (Eds.). PLEA Conference Proceedings Volume IIIISBN N/A
Social housing often aims to provide sheltering for people on low incomes or with particular needs. This results in a constraints-dominated context where environmental and soc...
Thuemmler, C. (2017). Accroitre-lefficacite-de-la-prestation-des-soins. http://paperjam.lu/news/accroitre-lefficacite-de-la-prestation-des-soins
Interview on socio-economic background of digital agenda in health.
Brodie, J., & Weaver, M. (2017). 'Getting on Board’: Supporting HE students’ transition to employment. Glasgow
In 2013, -The Get on Board (GOB) -extra-curriculum -programme was launched at Edinburgh Napier University’s Business School with the aim of placing students on the boards of l...
Wooff, A. (2017). Policing in rural Scotland. https://rsgs.org/exploring-geography/publications/geographer-archive/
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Tokede, O., Gupta, N. & Wamuziri, S. (2016). Evaluating the cost of disruption in office retrofit building projects. In Proceedings of 10th ICEC World Congress & Council Meeting, 1086-1098. ISBN n/a
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the cost of disruption in office retrofit building projects.
This work adopts a positivist approach and evaluates the cost of disrup...
Pomponi, F. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Circular Economy Research in the Built Environment: A Theoretical Contribution
Circular economy is quickly gaining momentum across numerous research fields. The founding principles of circular economies lie in a different perspective on, and management o...
Anastasiadou, C. (in press). It’s all Greek to me”: Stakeholder Perspectives on Scotland’s Reformed Tourism Structures
Processes of territorialisation, devolution and rescaling within Europe are creating spatially redefined destinations that are giving rise to novel and distinctive tourism str...
Powers, S. (2016). The institutional approach for modeling the evolution of human societies. In Proceedings of the Artificial Life Conference 2016doi:10.7551/978-0-262-33936-0-ch011. ISBN 9780262339360
Artificial Life is concerned with understanding the dynamics of human societies. A defining feature of any human society is its institutions. However, defining exactly what an...
James, K. & Fortheringham, J. (2016). Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship. In Converging Concepts in Global Higher Education Research: Local, national and international Perspectives
Considering a historical perspective that looks briefly at higher education changes influenced by government ideological direction is useful for understanding higher education...
Smith, R. S., Wood, J. B., & Hairstans, R. (2015). Increasing need for Offsite Construction and Manufactured Infrastructure in the UK Economy. In CIAT Symposium Proceedings
Due to increasing demand for housing and other building infrastructure the methodology of offsite construction is becoming more attractive to developers, local authorities and...
Mowbray, J., Raeside, R., Hall, H. & Robertson, P. (2015). Social networking sites and employment status: an investigation based on Understanding Society data. In IDIMC 2016: Exploring our digital shadow - from data to intelligence, 75-85. ISBN 9781905499526
An analysis is made of secondary data derived from Understanding Society: The UK household longitudinal study (2012) as related to the use of social networking sites (SNSs) am...
Dutton, M. (2015). Submission to the Scottish Parliament Inquiry on Work
This submission is based on research work conducted by the Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University on employee owned business in Scotland. It also draws fro...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The "Scotland 2030 Vision” project seeks to build on internal research funding from Edinburgh Napier University to engage citizens in gaining their social, economic and cultural aspirations for the f...
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
The worldwide success of the Whisky Industry provides a considerable supply of biomass-derived waste streams for future use. Sustainable valorisation of these streams will drive additional economic gr...
Society for Research into Higher Education
The overarching aim of this study is to investigate how universities are preparing IT students for the global labour market. The focus of this study is entrepreneurship which is now given high priorit...
Skills Development Scotland
Graduate Apprenticeships (GAs) are undergraduate degrees in which the students are in full-time employment, studying on campus one day per week. In September 2017, Edinburgh Napier’s first cohort of a...
Scottish Funding Council
Fast Fix have a patented design for a construction block that offers highly flexible construction potential in disaster and war zones. Using recyclable plastics would make the product lighter, cheap t...
Chief Scientists Office
Behavioural Couples Therapy (BCT) is a psychosocial intervention for the treatment of alcohol and drug problems; recommended by NICE for discordant couples where one person has an addiction and the ot...
To determine the feasibility of carrying out a phase 4 study on the clinical and health economic impact of implementing telemonitoring of BP as routine practice for the majority of patients with raise...
Digital Health Institute
Scottish Frailty Framework with Mobile Device Capture and Big Data Integration. The proposed innovation will develop and extend the current work into Frailty, with the long term focus on encompassing ...
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
The project seeks to undertake industrial research and commercial development bringing to market a new party wall building system that increases the use of Scottish produced offsite construction, sign...
Optimisation – finding cost-effective or high-performing solutions - is a key economic driver for business today. However, academic literature on search-based optimisation techniques reflects an escal...
Economic and Social Research Council
This research studentship will investigate innovation and best practice in skills development in the workplace in Scotland, drawing comparisons with the rest of the UK and other countries. It will exp...
Richard Bemjamin Trust
This project proposes to explore the impact of career guidance interventions on the well-being of workless adults. The research designs will use a combination of qualitative data generated by semi-st...
The PhD project will explore the relat...
The Scottish Government and supporting bodies have recognised the importance of innovation for organisations to improve employme...
The development of an international financial centre has long been an inte...
Background: The available research on economic migration suggested that immigrants may be less happy than the indigenous p...
The adoption of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in
Least Developed Countr...
The subject of this study is Sub-Sahara Africa Anglophone Video-moviemaking and the
research process is an emp...
The developed economies are now considered to be entering the growth phase of
knowledge-based economic activity. Th...
The "Frailty Framework" is the development of a next generation health assessment and predictive analysis system. ...
30 June 2016
This week the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) published a series of 24 fact sheets on the ...
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) have published a series of 24 fact sheets on the demogr...
07 March 2016
07 March 2016
TRI's Dr Jason Monios has been invited to speak at an upcoming conference on Developing Scotland’s International Seaports: Securing Economic Growth, which will be held in...
30 November 2017
30 November 2017
At this event hosted by the Institution of Civil Engineers, Edinburgh University Hyperloop team, HYPED, presented on the success and challenges of their pod prototype and UK r...
26 February 2018
02 March 2018
The UK has a housing shortage, requiring circa 300,000 homes per annum to be built to keep up with up with demand. Less than 2/3rd of this target are currently being built. Th...
06 April 2016
06 April 2016
Academics and the imposter phenomenon: What is it and how do you address it?
Dr. Holly M. Hutchins, University of Houston
Imposter syndrome was first coi...
18 March 2016
18 March 2016
Emma Davidson (Edinburgh University)
Using data from the Young People and their Future Selves project, this seminar will explore th...
10 May 2016
10 May 2016
Tackling gender inequality and enhancing opportunities in the labour market continues to be a priority for the Scottish Government. However, gender stereotyping in school and ...
Professor Hazel Hall has been invited to present at an event which focuses on gender imbalances in education, and in key sectors of the economy.
19 May 2017
19 May 2017
The Employment Research Institute invites you to the Ageing and the Workplace workshop.
The ageing of the population will have a significant impact on ...
21 June 2017
21 June 2017
The prevalence of dementia in the UK is increasing with over 800,000 people currently affected. Of this number in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years suggesting that a si...