Esteban-Altabella, J., McDougall, J., Colomer-Mendoza, F., Gallardo, A. & Edo-Alcon, N. (2017). Review and application of a settlement model for landfills. In International Waste and Landfill Symposium ProceedingsISBN 978-88-6265-010-6
The geotechnical behavior and settlement in landfills has been changing for many years. This behavior in fact depends on many factors and, therefore, making forecasts is compl...
Datta, S., Zekkos, D., Fei, X. & McDougall, J. (in press). Experimental Assessment and Modelling of Coupled Biochemical-Physical-Mechanical Biodegradation Process of a Municipal Solid Waste Sample from Michigan. In Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics, 6. ISBN NA
ABSTRACT: Municipal solid waste (MSW) is biodegradable in landfills under anaerobic conditions. The evolution of the
biochemical, physical and mechanical characteristics of MS...
Alwis, L. S. M., Bustamante, H., Bremer, K., Roth, B., Sun, T. & Grattan, K. T. V. (2017). A pilot study: Evaluation of sensor system design for optical fibre humidity sensors subjected to aggressive air sewer environment. In 2016 IEEE SENSORS,doi:10.1109/icsens.2016.7808482. ISBN 978-1-4799-8287-5
Research has identified that humidity plays a fundamental role on the conversion of hydrogen sulphide into sulphuric acid during corrosion of concrete in gravity sewers and th...
Scottish Funding Council
The project has successfully defined the long-term requirements of the solution and also produced a prototype implementing on of these requirements
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 ...
This is a travel grant to develop research on unsaturated soil behaviour and cyclic behaviour of soils and their relations with climate changes effects on civil engineering infrastructure. It aims to ...
08 October 2017
Details of research output in press. Results show that cyclists are being exposed to hand-arm vibration (HAV) and infrastructure must be improved to prevent long term health ...
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 ...
Reader/ Principal Research Fellow
Senior Research Fellow
Pomponi, F., Piroozfar, P. & Moncaster, A. (2016). Shortcomings of LCA current practice: the risk of mean values
Industrial ecology can potentially become the science of the circular economy as a recent call for papers of the Journal of Industrial Ecology demonstrates. Well known tools i...
O'Connor, S. (2015). Making the most of clinical research networks. University of Glasgow, UK
Blog: For those public health researchers with a specific clinical background, tapping into a local and national network of clinical researchers can make a huge difference in ...
Mival, O., Hamilton, A. & Fischer, H. (2015). Designing clinical blended spaces: a biophilic inspired digitally augmented evironment for use within a Child Protection Unit. In Design4Health: Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Design4Health, 1-13. ISBN 978-1-84387-385-3
This paper details the research, design and implementation process of a commissioned artist’s
integration of a biophilic design philosophy into the spatial and interaction des...
Rouholamin, M., Bhattacharya, S., & Lombardi, D. (2014). Winkler springs (p-y curves) for liquefied soil from element tests. In K. Soga, K. Kumar, G. Biscontin, & M. Kuo (Eds.), Geomechanics from Micro to Macro, 951-956. doi:10.1201/b17395-170
In practice, piles are most often modelled as "Beams on Non-Linear Winkler Foundation" (also known as “p-y spring” approach) where the soil is idealised as p-y springs. These ...
Tjandra, N. C., Ensor, J., Thomson, J. R. & Omar, M. (2013). Exploring the power and influence of intermediaries in an intermediated relationship: a case study from the UK financial services industry. In Arli, D., Kubacki, K. & Rundle-Thiele, S. (Eds.). Agents of Change: Proceedings of ANZMAC 2014ISBN 1447-3275
This paper aims to explore the power and influence of intermediaries in an intermediated relationship between a long-term savings and investments provider, Independent Financi...
Tjandra, N. C., Ensor, J., Omar, M. & Thomson, J. R. (2013). Co-creating brand value with Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs): Introducing the spiral model of brand value co-creation. In Proceedings of 47th Academy of Marketing Conference
The concept of co-creation is inspired by the recognition of the changing role of customers from passive participation into active players. This recognition has led to the ide...
Theodoraki, E., Haija, S. A., Ali-Knight, J., Musinguzi, D., Omar, M., Canduela, J. & Bourne, S. (2013). The Events' Industry In Qatar And Social Behaviour Change Promotion Efforts: Green And Active Living Messaging And Anticipations In Light Of The 2022 Fifa World Cup. In Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference Proceedings:
Qatar's growth, in terms of economic and political influence, is documented extensively in the literature and part of the country's long-term strategy for future development i...
Tjandra, N. C., Ensor, J., Omar, M. & Thomson, J. R. (2013). The impact of interconnectedness in a triadic relationship between a financial services provider, IFAs, and customers. In Docherty, A. M. (Ed.). Academy of Marketing Annual Conference 2013 - Marketing Relevance Proceedings
The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of interconnectedness between a long-term savings and investments provider, Independent Financial Advisers (IFAs) and custom...
Tjandra, N. C., Ensor, J., Omar, M. & Thomson, J. R. (2013). The application of the results of interconnectedness typology in a triadic relationship. In Agents of Change: ANZMAC 2014 Proceedings, 1072. ISBN 1447-3275
This paper aims to explore the results of interconnectedness in a triadic relationship between a long-term savings and investments provider, Independent Financial Advisers (IF...
Miranda Manzanares, M., Castro, J., Sagaseta, C., Cañizal, J. & Da Costa, A. (2013). Foundations of embankments with encased Stone columns. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Paris 2013
Stone columns are a common improvement technique for foundations of embankments in soft soils. When the soft soil
does not provide enough lateral support, the columns are enca...
Fuertes, V. & McQuaid, R. W. (2013). The Work Programme: a new public governance policy or a continuation of new public management?
Since the 1970s, the governance of labour market policies in the UK has been characterised by New Public Management (NPM) traits and since the late 1990s the welfare system ha...
Pearson, M. (2012). Network Equilibrium and the Spread of Innovation in Technologically Cooperating European SMEs
European technical cooperation data from a recent large survey on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is used to formulate a proxy network of country typical SMEs (CTSMEs) and...
Chief Scientists Office
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted infection in Scotland, and has significant long‐term consequences to reproductive health. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the g...
World Olympians Association
The World Olympians Association (WOA), as part of the International Olympic Committee, would like to find out more about the musculoskeletal issues faced by retired athletes. What the main issues are ...
Gazi Bay in southern Kenya has the potential to become a world-leading centre of excellence in the integration of ecosystem science and community development. Work there, led by scientists from Kenya ...
Morgan Stanley is seeking a data science resource / support to augment its Technology Information Risk Team within the Technology and Data division. The key challenge involves an investigation of the ...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
This nurse-led project will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between leading researchers working in Edinburgh Napier University, in the University of Sydney, and Flinders University, Adelaide Aus...
National Institute for Health Research
Living with a chronic illness can impact on many aspects of people’s lives such as mental, social and financial wellbeing. GP practices were encouraged to look for depression in people with long term ...
Due to increasing incidence, more intensive treatment and improved survival, a growing number of head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors experience long-term swallowing difficulties, profoundly affecting...
Do-It-Yourself networking refers to a conceptual approach to the use of low-cost hardware and wireless technology in deploying local communication networks that can operate independently from the Inte...
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...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The Climate Change Act 2008 requires a 34% cut in 1990 greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and at least an 80% reduction in emissions by 2050. Residential and commercial buildings account for 25% and 18%...
Building on the current success of the Rosyth-Zeebrugge RoRo service, this study is geared towards providing a long-term “concrete” and sustainable Motorway of the Sea (MoS) service between Scotland a...
Heriot Watt University
Travel grant to fund a research trip, with collaborators at the University of Saskatchewan, to carry out site visits to landfill sites currently undergoing remediation
Decline in supplies of old growth wood coupled with increased demand for structural timber by the construction industry led to creation of engine...
The aim of the project is to investigate the impact of spinal mobilisation therapy in MS pa...
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) is a common walking disability in childhoo...
Vulnerable Road User (VRU) road safety performance lags behind the improvements achieved among motorised users despite having the same road safety ta...
Life histories are known to vary across geographic ranges in response to a number of factors, both b...
The academic research into the relationship between gender, ge...
Soil particle loss can occur through biodegradation, erosion and dissolution. Yet there is little understanding of the mechanical changes that accompany these p...