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The interplay of formal and informal institutions between local and regional authorities when creating well-functioning public transport systems

Journal Article
Hrelja, R., Monios, J., Rye, T., Isaksson, K., & Scholten, C. (2017)
The interplay of formal and informal institutions between local and regional authorities when creating well-functioning public transport systems. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 11(8), 611-622. https://doi.org/10.1080/15568318.2017.1292374
This paper analyzes how public transport planning is managed in institutional contexts where governance is spread across local and regional scales. The paper sheds light on tw...

HI-risk: A method to analyse health information risk intelligence

Conference Proceeding
Buchanan, W. J., & van Deursen, N. (2016)
HI-risk: A method to analyse health information risk intelligence. In 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom)https://doi.org/10.1109/healthcom.2016.7749536
Information security threat intelligence is a prevalent topic amongst researchers, long-established IT-vendors and start-ups. The possibilities of Big Data analytics to securi...

Formulation Pre-screening of Inhalation Powders Using Computational Atom–Atom Systematic Search Method

Journal Article
Ramachandran, V., Murnane, D., Hammond, R. B., Pickering, J., Roberts, K. J., Soufian, M., …Pencheva, K. (2015)
Formulation Pre-screening of Inhalation Powders Using Computational Atom–Atom Systematic Search Method. Molecular Pharmaceutics, 12(1), 18-33. https://doi.org/10.1021/mp500335w
The synthonic modeling approach provides a molecule-centered understanding of the surface properties of crystals. It has been applied extensively to understand crystallization...

Enquiry-based learning and formative assessment environments: student perspectives

Journal Article
Sambell, K. (2010)
Enquiry-based learning and formative assessment environments: student perspectives. Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 4(1), 52-61
This paper outlines case study research into first-year students’ experiences of enquiry based learning (EBL) on a year-long introductory theory module. Students were supporte...

Information Diffusion in Multi-Agent Communities

Conference Proceeding
Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M., Urquhart, N., & Wells, S. (in press)
Information Diffusion in Multi-Agent Communities. In Conference Proceedings
Understanding the course of events when newly launched products penetrate a market, and how those products supersede existing dominant products, is crucial. Besides potential ...

Exploring Information Literacy Through the Lens of Activity Theory

Conference Proceeding
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2018)
Exploring Information Literacy Through the Lens of Activity Theory. In Communications in Computer and Information Science; Information Literacy in the Workplace, (803-812). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74334-9_81
Activity Theory (AT) is presented as a framework for explaining Information Literacy (IL) as a technologically mediated social practice. This is achieved in the context of a s...

Bringing pupils into building energy performance: school design, construction and operation

Conference Proceeding
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 III
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...

New modes of information behavior emerging from the social web

Journal Article
Wid én-Wulff, G., Huvila, I., Hall, H., Nivakoski, O., Kronqvist-Berg, M., & Francke, H. (2009)
New modes of information behavior emerging from the social web. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 46(1), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1002/meet.2009.145046018
Engaging in interactive and social events on the Web has become very common practice. Activities such as blogging, posting web pages, instant messaging, engaging in e-commerce...

How should universities prepare information graduates for the working world?

Presentation / Conference
Hall, H. (2007, May)
How should universities prepare information graduates for the working world?. Paper presented at Perfect Information Conference 2007, Bath, UK
Invited paper presentation. Presentation slides can be found on slideshare: https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/how-should-universities-prepare-information-graduates-for-the...

Information literacy for democratic engagement (IL-DEM)

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Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2017)
Information literacy for democratic engagement (IL-DEM). Scotland: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
Between October and December 2016 a team from the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University investigated the information practices of community councillors ...

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Power, Information, Opinion: Walter Lippmann in the Post-Industrial Era

2011 - 2012
Dr Alistair Duff visited the Lippmann Papers (Walter Lippman’s personal archives and associated materials) at Yale University in autumn 2011. Walter Lippmann (1889-1974), although not enjoying a cur...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,350

Open Innovation and Business Networking Platform

2012 - 2012
IIDI worked with The Technology Club to develop an online business and innovation networking platform which matches Technology Exploiters with Technology Suppliers. The company now has a working vers...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,991

Performance Testing of Scottoiler Active Fluid System

2012 - 2013
Performance testing and research study of an existing product called the Scottoiler Active Fluid System which is a chain lubrication system for bicycles. The main aim of the performance testing is to...
Funder: Sporting Chance Initiative | Value: £5,000

ArbAid: Personal safety beacon registration and information delivery system

2014 - 2014
Design for a system for managing information about personal safety beacons for outdoor activities in remote locations. The user will be able to register a device and provide personal details about the...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

The impact of welfare reform in Scotland

2013 - 2016
The Impacts of Welfare Reform in Scotland Funding: Scottish Government Duration: 2013-2016 Research Team: Dr Helen Graham, Dr Valerie Egdell, Professor Robert Raeside and Professor Ronald McQuaid...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £120,800

Scalable and Open Framework for Human/Digital Trust between Informal/Formal Personal Health Care Infrastructures

2011 - 2013
This project extends the e-Health Cloud-based Platform, and integrates with assisted living. The project integrates Edinburgh Napier University, Microsoft and HoIP, and has created a novel governance ...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £243,325

VDS information architecture analysis and feasibility study

2013 - 2013
VDS holds data of varying quality on volunteering opportunities, volunteer involving organisations, research, services and learning using a variety of different systems. The aim of this project is ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,970

A normative theory of the information society

2006 - 2009
Information society studies has emerged as an important field of interdisciplinary research, illustrated by the success of The Information Society: An International Journal, and the newer British-base...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £19,168

KE Public Policy: statistically informed decisions

2008 - 2012
The main purpose of this proposed research project to exchange knowledge about the use of Scottish Government statistics and the application of statistically informed decision making in local governme...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £70,299

Informing the Good Society (InGSoc): New Direction in Information Policy

2012 - 2017
InGSoc (Informing the Good Society: New Directions in Information Policy) is a three-year project, funded by an Arts and Humanities Research Council standard grant. The project, whose common thread is...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £169,026

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Performance and environmental sustainability assessment of a rectangular integrated solar water heater designed for disassembly, under Scottish weather conditions

2016 - date
"In the field of solar thermal technol...
Ruth Saint | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Celine Garnier

Correlation of affiliate performance against web evaluation metrics

2008 - 2014
Affiliate advertising is changing the way that people do business online. Retailers are now offering incentives to third-party publis...
Mathew Miehling | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Alistair Lawson

Impact of ubiquitous real-time information on bus passenger route choice

2015 - 2018
Real Time Travel Information (RTTI) systems deliver information to a wide range of travellers using different modes, with the ai...
Mr Faqhrul Islam | Director of Studies: Dr Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Dr Andrew MacIver

Framework for evaluation of e-health platform and services

2010 - 2015
Methodologies for evaluation of e-Health platforms are still lacking. This research proposes an e-Health evaluation framework that aims to pro...
Dr Owen Lo | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Prof Christoph Thuemmler

Cyclic performance of rubber-soil mixtures to enhance seismic protection

2015 - 2020
The main aim of the project seeks to enhance the resistance of the soil foundation against seismic events with the introduction ...
Mr Juan Bernal-Sanchez | Director of Studies: Dr John McDougall | Second Supervisor: Dr Daniel Barreto Gonzalez

A study of the powder processing, tribological performance and metallurgy of aluminium-based, discontinuously reinforced metal matrix composites

1998 - 2002
The principal objectives of the research reported in thi...
Colin Mitchell | Director of Studies: Alan Davidson | Second Supervisor: Janos Hajto

A performance analyusis of the HARQ dynamic decode-and-forward protocol: outage probability and delay-limited throughput in the Rayleigh fading half-duplex relay channel

2009 - 2015
The explosive growth of data tr...
Stefan Maagh | Director of Studies: Dr David Binnie | Second Supervisor: John Sharp

Adoption of information and communication technologies for educational purposes in Malawian secondary schools

2004 - 2009
The adoption of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Least Developed Countr...
Anthony Ziba | Director of Studies: Prof Lissie Davenport | Second Supervisor: Keith Horton

Modelling and analysing cyclist road safety performance in Scotland: a safety in numbers perspective

2015 - 2019
Vulnerable Road User (VRU) road safety performance lags behind the improvements achieved among motor...
Suzanne Meade | Director of Studies: Dr Kathryn Stewart | Second Supervisor: Ian Smith

A framework for the transformation of the creative industries in a digital age

2011 - 2015
The cultural and creative industries face a constantly changing context, characterised by the speed of the development and...
Hannah Rudman | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Prof Hazel Hall

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Alistair Duff Interviewed: "Coronavirus, the Information Age & 1984!"

8 June 2020
The Asia Scotland Institute has released a vidcast with Professor Alistair Duff, Professor of Information Policy at Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh. Professor Duff addresses the extent to which...

How working together delivered the key to unlocking the value of health data to European citizens

2 December 2019
Symphonic integrated into the EU Shield project, and which aims to share health care information across Europe, in a trusted way. Symphonic integrated a consent module which allows patient consent dat...

Prof Al Duff Featured in Sunday Express

5 October 2019
A revolt is needed to protect our privacy, leading professor claims Professor Alistair Duff insists the rise of technology such as facial recognition (FRT), CCTV and smart devices is robbing us of ou...

Music team and technology helps bring twins virtually together for the BBC World Service 'Digital Planet' programme

5 September 2019
Edinburgh Napier and the Royal College of Music has helped bring musicians virtually together as part of a special 18th birthday edition of the BBC World Service’s Digital Planet programme. Led in E...

Hazel Hall to receive the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award

11 July 2019
The Association for Information Science and Technology announced Professor Hazel Hall as the winner of the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award.

MEmorial Project awarded Edinburgh Futures Institute Funding

23 June 2019
In June 2019 the MEmorial team completed a two week development workshop, to follow on from this initial research, funded by an Edinburgh Futures Institute Research Award. The workshop culminated in a...

Invited Keynote Speach by Professor Davis at National Active Travel Conference

11 June 2019
Keynote speech to Scotland's premier annual active travel conference. Summarised Evidence Review findings from recent studies of most effective interventions to increase active travel and increase phy...

Basil Manoussos (Manager @ The Cyber Academy) delivers keynote at the 2019 Annual Conference of the Scottish Paralegal Association

17 April 2019
Basil Manoussos, Manager of The Cyber Academy delivers keynote presentation at the Annual Conference of the Scottish Paralegal Association in Glasgow, titled "Cyber threats to law firms: Do you want ...

University Academics and Students Engage in Live Improvisation Over Networks at Prestigious International Conference

2 April 2019
Can a network performance be defined, planned and executed in 90 minutes? Teams of attendees and remote performers at the Network Performing Arts Production Workshop in Prague were tasked with creatin...

Alistair Duff Quoted on 'Punk Energy" of ePundits

24 March 2019
School of Arts and Creative Industries professor interviewed by Scotland on Sunday on rising power of new media. Political bloggers, referred to as ePundits, have brought punk energy to politics, alth...

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