Lecturer in Tourism Management
Urquhart, E. (2017). Tourist Attractions: From Object to Narrative (Johan R. Edelheim). Tourism Analysis, 22(4), (595-597). ISSN 1083-5423
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Innes, M., & Winton, E. (2017). Lighting for Cities Inhabited by People, Not Cars: Community Co-Design and Creative Lighting. In Convention Proceedings - 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...
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (2017). Power Consuming Activity Recognition in Home Environment. In X. Sun, H. Chao, X. You, & E. Bertino (Eds.), Cloud Computing and Security. ICCCS 2017, 361-372. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-68505-2_31
This work proposed an activity recognition model which focus on the power con-suming activity in home environment, to help residents modify their behavior. We set the IoT syst...
Scottish Funding Council
To understand and explore the feasibility of how Visit Arran can collect visitor feedback more efficiently and to reach a younger target audience.
SUNRISE will develop, implement, assess and facilitate learning about new, collaborative ways to address common mobility challenges at the neighbourhood level. Towards this aim, 6 cities will foster c...
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.
20 June 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan was invited to present evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee on Cyber Security risks within Health Care in Scotland. He gave evidence on 20 ...
04 May 2016
The FOCAS project was rated as Excellent at its final review, after running for three years. The project coordinator was Emma Hart, with Jennifer Willies as Project Manager.
16 February 2017
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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...
Pomponi, F., Medina Campos, L., Moncaster, A. & Smith, S. (2017). Bringing pupils into building energy performance: school design, construction and operation. In PLEA Conference Proceedings Volume IIIISBN N/A
Colegio Rochester is school in Colombia with a strong vision for sustainability. This vision permeates the new school building which was the first school in Latin America to b...
Urquhart, E. (2017). The Role of Interactive Technology in the Co-creation of Experience in Scottish Visitor Attractions. In PhD Workshop Research Proposals, 113-118. ISBN 978-88-6101-016-1
As a sector reliant on the creation of memorable experiences, visitor attractions (VAs) have increasingly turned to interactive technology as a platform for engaging and commu...
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...
Pomponi, F. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Double Skin Façades: Life Cycle Study of a Versatile Technology for the Sustainable Refurbishment of Non-Domestic Buildings. In Proceedings of the CESB16ISBN 978-80-271-0148-8
Nearly half of the non-domestic building stock in central Europe was constructed between 1961-1 990. Partly due to the technical lifespan of façades and building components, m...
Flint, T., Turner, P. & Banach, A. (2016). The Ensoulment of Virtual Space Minecraft as a Tool for Engaging With a Sculpture Park. In Read, J. C. & Stenton, P. (Eds.). IDC '16 Proceedings of the The 15th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, 680-683. doi:10.1145/2930674.2938613. ISBN 9781450343138
This is a demonstration of a Minecraft facsimile of
Jupiter Artland, a sculpture park on the outskirts of
Edinburgh. With the cooperation of primary school
children we develop...
Greenwell, R., Liu, X., Chalmers, K. & Pahl, C. (2016). A Task Oriented Requirements Ontology for Cloud Computing Services. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2016), 121-128. doi:10.5220/0005752301210128. ISBN 978-989-758-182-3
Requirements ontology offers a mechanism to map requirements for cloud computing services to cloud computing resources. Multiple stakeholders can capture and map knowledge in ...
De Wolf, C., Pomponi, F. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Implementing Whole Life Carbon in Buildings
The current sustainability crisis reveals the need for expertise in life cycle design of the built environment. With recent innovations reducing the operational energy of buil...
Hou, T., Chapman, P. & Blake, A. (2015). Antipattern comprehension: an empirical evaluation. In Kuhn, W. & Ferrario, R. (Eds.). 9th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS 2016), 211-224. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-660-6-211. ISBN 978-1-61499-659-0, 978-1-61499-660-6,
Comprehension of justifications is known to be difficult for even experienced ontology engineers, and much more so for other stakeholders. In this paper, we present two method...
Liu, Q., Lu, M., Liu, X. & Linge, N. (2015). An Introduction of Non-intrusive Load Monitoring and Its Challenges in System Framework. In Cloud Computing and Security, 254-263. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48674-1_23. ISBN 978-3-319-48673-4; 978-3-319-48674-1
With the increasing of energy demand and electricity price, researchers gain more and more interest among the residential load monitoring. In order to feed back the individual...
Forster, S. & Anastasiadou, C. (2015). Enhancing the Tourist Heritage Experience through In-Situ, Customisable, 3D printed Souvenirs. In Proceedings Heritage Tourism & Hospitality International Conference 2015ISBN 978-90-9029477-3
This research set out to investigate whether technological innovations in design and the personalisation of tourist souvenirs through 3D printing, could offer opportunities to...
Buchanan, W. J. (2015). Edinburgh leading world in beating online crime. The Scotsman
Cyber security surges ahead in the capital, says Bill Buchanan As we become more dependent on the internet by the day, the risks around it also increase, especially from cyber...
This project takes a new approach to teaching Mindful-breathing techniques to children aged 4-9.
Diagnosis of anxiety, stress, depression and ADHD in children has seen a significant increase over the...
Chief Scientists Office
We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Ontologies are a way of reasoning about data in an efficient manner. Ontologies are increasingly prevalent in a range of applications, including the Semantic Web, medicine and law. The development and...
This project involves the research and development of novel systems to recover and re-distribute energy in food processing
and manufacturing premises, especially where there are demands for refrigerat...
The Royal Zoological Society would like to work with academics and students at Napier University to scope a new and innovative event that attracts a new audience to Edinburgh Zoo. The aim of the event...
This IIDI project, led by Alistair Lawson is a review of the Transcribe UK current system documentation, code base, workflow, and manual administration processes, followed by interviews of key staff a...
Kirkwall is the capital town of the Orkney Islands. It has a population of around 8,500 people, but Orkney has over 140,000 visitors every year. The majority of visitors are in the summer months and J...
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Biology is a visually grounded scientific discipline-from the way data is collected and analysed to the manner in which the results are communicated to others. Traditionally pictures in scientific pub...
Searching for a holiday property currently requires prospective clients to search multiple websites. There is an identified need for a tool that will provide a quick, easy way for potential visitors t...
This project involved research commissioned by Communities Scotland on approaches to evaluation in community regeneration. Policy makers in Scotland are committed to developing services promoting the ...
The mission of CIVITAS CAPITAL is to contribute significantly to the goals of the EU's Transport White Paper by capitalising systematically on the results of CIVITAS and creating an effective "value c...
This study will analyse the flow of bulk commodities through east coast UK ports, with a particular focus on Scotland. The study will identify the main commodities, operators, vessel provision, routes...
As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...
Although previous research has widely acknowledg...
Performance measurement has the main aim of helping organizations to realize how decision-maki...
The developed economies are now considered to be entering the growth phase of
knowledge-based economic activity. Th...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
This thesis provides a comparative analysis of the way contemporary processes of global change...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
The aim of this study is to understand the operational practices of copyright exploitation and prot...
With the emergence of the lean enterprise and increased global competition, companies should learn to be more proactive in the way they m...
This research focuses on an analysis of the changes in the Libyan Higher Education Institutions (LHEI...
Advocates of game-based learning argue that computer games have the
potential to transform university education, moti...
The aims of this research study were threefold. Firstly, to explore the impact of the strategic arrang...
19 October 2017
19 October 2017
As a composer Katrina’s work is informed by a variety of visual stimuli: painting, sculpture, photography, dance and architecture. During her PhD studies she was awarded a num...
02 May 2017
02 May 2017
The “Academics Online” workshop on Tuesday 2 May, organised by Dr Ivana Rihova and Dr Nathalia Tjandra from the Business School, allowed the 40 participating academics, ECRs a...