Associate Professor, Applied Social Sciences
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2018). Developing and managing talent in public services: Navigating the collaborative landscape. In Conference Proceedings
Against a background of significant public service reform and growing acceptance of the need for public service organizations to better co-ordinate and integrate approaches to...
Mishra, A., Tripathy, A., Obaidat, M., Tan, Z., Prasad, M., Sadoun, B., & Puthal, D. (in press). A Chain Topology for Efficient Monitoring of Food Grain Storage Using Smart Sensors. In Conference Proceedings
Due to lack of an efficient monitoring system to periodically record environmental parameters for food grain storage, a huge loss of food grains in storage is reported every y...
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2018). Smart City Development Paths: Insights from the First Two Decades of Research. In A. Bisello, D. Vettorato, P. Laconte, & S. Costa (Eds.), Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions: Results of SSPCR 2017, 403-420. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-75774-2
More than 20 years have now passed since the concept of smart city first appeared in a scholarly publica-tion, marking the beginning of a new era in urban innovation. Since th...
Society of Legal Scholars
This research project aims to provide a theory of authority in international criminal law. The question explored by the project overall is what authority international criminal law possesses, and from...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Book project on the authority of international criminal law. The funding would be used to take up the offered position of Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York, to benefit from the researc...
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
01 April 2016
Michael J Driscol from the FBI will present the end note talk at Big Data in Cyber Security conference on 10 May 2016. He will join leading speakers, including from HPE, RSA, ...
27 August 2017
18 July 2016
Congratulations to the following SIG members who have the following papers accepted at upcoming international conferences:
Alife 2016 (Cancun, Mexico) Simon Pow...
Manager, The Cyber Academy
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (in press). Appliance Recognition Based on Continuous Quadratic Programming. In Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security (ICCCS 2018)
The detailed information of residents' electricity consumption is of great significance to the planning of the use of electrical appliances and the reduction of electrical ene...
Liu, X., Liu, Q., Zou, Y., & Wang, G. (in press). A Self-organizing LSTM-Based Approach to PM2.5 Forecast. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security (ICCCS 2018)
Nanjing has been listed as the one of the worst performers across China with respect to the high level of haze-fog, which impacts people's health greatly. For the severe condi...
Mirza, N., Taylor, H., Abdelshafy, M., King, P., Romdhani, I., & Alghamdi, A. (in press). Cross-Layer Multipath Multichannel MAC protocol for MANETs. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC)
Utilising multiple disjoint paths in multiple channels can improve network performance by enabling a node to reroute data along discovered paths seamlessly when link failure i...
McKeown, S., Russell, G., & Leimich, P. (in press). Sub-file Hashing Strategies for Fast Contraband Detection. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Security 2018)
Traditional digital forensics processes do not scale well with the huge quantities of data present in a modern investigation, resulting in large investigative backlogs for man...
McKeown, S., Russell, G., & Leimich, P. (in press). Reducing the Impact of Network Bottlenecks on Remote Contraband Detection. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Security 2018)
Cloud based storage is increasing in popularity, with
large volumes of data being stored remotely. Digital forensics
investigators examining such systems remotely are limited ...
Hart, E., Steyven, A. S. W., & Paechter, B. (in press). Evolution of a Functionally Diverse Swarm via a Novel Decentralised Quality-Diversity Algorithm. In Proceedings of GECCO 2018
The presence of functionality diversity within a group has been demonstrated to lead to greater robustness, higher performance and increased problem-solving ability in a broad...
Hoffman, B., Chalmers, K., Urquhart, N., Farrenkopf, T., & Guckert, M. (in press). Towards reducing complexity of multi-agent simulations by applying model-driven techniques. In PAAMS 2018 Proceedings
Creating multi-agent simulations is a challenging task often requiring programming skills at the professional software developer level. Model driven methods of software develo...
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...
Ali, B. B., Dugas, É., Naceur, A., & Romdhani, I. (2018). A new Zigbee-based device for measuring visual reaction time in sport activities. In 2017 International Conference on Engineering & MIS (ICEMIS)doi:10.1109/icemis.2017.8273005
There is a growing demand for smart tools and devices that measure visual reaction time during sports and physical activities in outdoor environments. However, one of the majo...
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (in press). CAMA-UAN: A Context-Aware MAC Scheme to the Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks for the Improved CACA-UAN. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer and Communication Systems
Acoustic Communication is one of the most common and popular techniques used for Underwater Sensor Networks. The design of its communication protocol becomes a challenge due t...
Mirza, N. S., King, P. J. B., Abdelshafy, M. A., Alghamdi, A. A., Romdhani, I., Mirza, N., …A. Alghamdi, A. (2017). Reliable multipath multi-channel route migration over multi link-failure in wireless ad hoc networks. In Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob)doi:10.1109/wimob.2017.8115854
The route recovery algorithm is a crucial part of
an ad hoc routing protocol. Designing an efficient and fast route
recovery mechanism scheme without incurring extra overheads...
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...
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
In a recent report by International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, it is estimated there will be a global shortfall of 1.5 million cybersecurity professionals by 2019, so...
Forestry Commission Scotland
The purpose of this proposed research is to deliver timber product and process innovation whilst developing human capital. 4 thematic areas of research have been identified for exploration:
Scottish Funding Council
Descent Master is a novel upper body training tool concept, initially created with the mountain bike market in mind, as this activity requires a stable and robust upper body musculature in order to pi...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
The proposed research is a direct response to the European Commission's Active and Healthy Ageing initiative, with an
overarching goal to improve the quality of life of older people. By pursuing 15 di...
Centre for Sensor and Imaging Systems
The collaboration work has developed through an existing Data Lab funded project, and has shown how data science can be used to discover security vulnerabilities within IoT devices. Currently the team...
Lead partner: Oviedo University
This bid is for a jointly validated Masters course open to eligible global students. The lead organisation is in Spain and the co-partner is in Portugal. The program ...
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
European work extending from the Scottish PROM work in chaplaincy. Hosted in Leuven as centre for chaplaincy research in europe (ERICH) with proposed study using PROM in Belgium and Holland in first i...
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 ...
V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation
The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
Nrf2, a transcriptional activator of cell protection genes, is an emerging target for neurodegenerative conditions including Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Nrf2 activity is reduced in dementia patients and...
The development of an international financial centre has long been an inte...
The aim of this study is to understand the operational practices of copyright exploitation and prot...
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featu...
With the vision of ubiquitous computing becoming increasingly realized, a new technological layer in the form of sensors, urban screens, smartp...
The current thesis aimed to explore the novice driver problem from a psychological perspective. The ultimate aim was to e...
This thesis describes the development of the HI-risk method to assess socio-tec...
Rates of loss of biodiversity caused by human action are on the increase worldwide. However implicatio...
Creativity and innovation are very important capabilities within an org...
20 March 2018
Microtonal Projects is delighted to announce the release of its latest limited edition CD, RASP- Stephen Altoft’s second solo CD in which he exclusively plays music written fo...
23 August 2017
12 August 2016
The 9th Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference is hosted by Drexel University (located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), and takes place from 18th to 21...
20 May 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan, an international expert in Cyber Security, appeared on a wide range of media events related to the ransomware attack (WannaCry). This included a numbe...
22 August 2017
24 August 2017
23 November 2016
01 November 2017
17 February 2017