Research Fellow, Energy Consultant & Lecturer
O'Connor, S. (2017). Big Data and Data Science in Healthcare: What Nurses and Midwives Need to Know. Journal of Clinical Nursing, doi:10.1111/jocn.14164. ISSN 0962-1067
The evolution of technology in contemporary society has been accelerating in recent decades, with smaller, more interconnected hardware devices and software applications becom...
Blake, J. (2017). Brexit has started: so what should Remain Vote Scotland do to protect its interests?. The Scotsman, Edinburgh, Scotland
This Scotsman newspaper article is based on research by James Blake - examining the impact of Brexit on the creative industries - and other reports from members of the RSE You...
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...
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Continuous Monitoring of Marine Soundscapes: Assessing Anthropogenic Noise Near Breeding Seabird Colonies
Development of a reliable methodology for better risk management of engineered biomaterials in Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products and/or Medical Devices.
BIORIMA stands for Biomaterial Risk Manageme...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The first BSL National Plan (due 22 October 2017) and its mandate for the inclusion of Deaf Culture in Scottish public life provide the context and rationale for the proposed collaborative networking ...
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 ...
19 December 2016
The world is moving towards Big Data, and with Cyber Security we see the tracking of host and network events as one of its leading applications. Threats to organisations incre...
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, ...
Director of Sustainable Construction
Assistant Principal, Student Experience
Senior Acoustic Consultant
Lecturer in Conservation Biology
Taylor, M. & Dalton, A. (2017). Bad vibrations for cyclists in the city. Scotland on Sunday
Article published on risk of nerve damage associated with poor cycling infrastructure in the City of Edinburgh. Research collaboration with Professor Chris Oliver (Edinburgh ...
Stankiewicz, A., Winiarski, J., Zielinska, K., & Barker, M. (2017). Electroless Ni-P\alginate microgels coatings with self-healing properties. In Proceedings of EuroCorr 2017
Self-healing coatings, offering corrosion protection on an alloy steel substrate, were fabricated by electroless co-deposition of a Ni-P matrix together with alginate microgel...
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (2017). An Optimized Speculative Execution Strategy Based on Local Data Prediction in a Heterogeneous Hadoop Environment. In Proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) and IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC)doi:10.1109/cse-euc.2017.208
Hadoop is a famous distributed computing framework that is applied to process large-scale data. "Straggling tasks" have a serious impact on Hadoop performance due to...
Bishop, C., Esteves, A. & Mcgregor, I. (in press). Head-Mounted Displays as Opera Glasses: Using Mixed-Reality to Deliver an Equalitarian User Experience During Live Events. In Proceedings of 19th ICMI ConferenceISBN n/a
This paper explores the use of head-mounted displays (HMDs) as a way to deliver a front row experience to any audience member during a live event. To do so, it presents a two-...
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...
Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Garnier, C. & Currie, J. (2017). Discrepancies between theoretical and actual heating demand in Scottish modern dwellings. In PLEA 2017 Proceedings - Design to Thrive, 361 to 368. ISBN 978-0-9928957-5-4
The study reports on the differences between the actual heat consumption profiles of twelve dwellings monitored for four years and their predicted heat demand profiles as calc...
Buunk, I., Hall, H. & Smith, C. (in press). Skills in Sight: How Social Media Affordances Increase Network Awareness. In Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Knowledge Management ECKM 2017ISBN n/a
The discussion in this paper derives from an analysis of data from twenty interviews conducted with members of an online knowledge sharing platform between October 2016 and Fe...
Colabella, S., D'Amico, B., Hoxha, E., & Fivet, C. (in press). Structural Design with Reclaimed Materials: an Elastic Gridshell out of Skis. In Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2017 “Interfaces: architecture.engineering.science”
This paper presents the design and construction of a 36m2 gridshell, the rigidity of which is achieved through the bending of an initially flat grid of 210 reclaimed skis. The...
McGowan, J., Leplâtre, G. & McGregor, I. (2017). CymaSense: A Real-Time 3D Cymatics-Based Sound Visualisation Tool. In DIS '17 Companion Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive Systems, 270-274. doi:10.1145/3064857.3079159. ISBN 9781450349918
What does music look like? Representation of music has taken many forms over time, from musical notation , through to random algorithm-based visualisations based on the am...
O’Connor, S., & Hardiker, N. (2017). Derek Hoy: A legacy for Nursing Informatics in Scotland. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 104, (126-127). doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2017.05.010. ISSN 1386-5056
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Dutton, M. (2017). Third sector independence in an age of austerity: relations with the state in an age of austerity. In Third Sector Independence: Relations with the state in an age of austerity
Drawing on qualitative longitudinal research with third sector organisations (TSOs) in Scotland, this paper explores how the independence of TSOs has been affected by changing...
Egan, C., Benyon, D., & Thompson, R. (in press). Permaculture as a foundation for sustainable interaction design and UX. In Proceedings of British HCI 2017
The main objective of this work is to gain an understanding of the relationships between UX and permaculture. This will deliver insights as to how digital media development ca...
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...
Children's Hospice Association Scotland
The aim of the scoping exercise is to inform the development of an education strategy for CHAS relating to the delivery of palliative care for babies, children and young people (BCYP) and their famili...
Economic and Social Research Council
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
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...
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
This project will entail a systematic literature review of police methods in visible policing to establish the current evidence base in relation to how these affect public confidence. This review will...
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...
Scottish Funding Council
Develop a prototype for an interactive data-driven website to address the unique challenges of managing numerous archaeological services projects across diverse sites in Scotland.
Rural policing in Scotland: Measuring and improving public confidence:-
This research will be undertaken in 2 contrasting Police Scotland local policing areas, Dumfries and Galloway and the Highlands....
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
The provision of dedicated research support to the Offsite HUB (Scotland) via a ENU research assistant to:
- coordinate meetings between HUB members and steering committee as appropriate including the...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Derek Hoy was a Scottish nurse based predominantly in Glasgow who died in 2012. He worked for many years in the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of clinical roles, where he began to experime...
Our website evaluated extremely positively among patients, family members and clinicians in NHS Lothian and our model is unquestionably of utility Scotland-wide.The underpinning research and iterative...
PThe impact of psychological trauma on physical and mental health is well known, although current models of care are failing to meet clients’ needs. A new model of care, supported and financed by the ...
"This study will look at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they compare asp...
"In the field of solar thermal technology there are numerous models on the market, from the thermosiphon collector to the evacuated-t...
Decline in supplies of old growth wood coupled with increased demand for structural timber by the construction industry led to creation of engine...
04 November 2016
This paper explores the potential impact of BREXIT on the Scottish financial services sector. For the purpose of this discussion the assumption is that Scotland remains part o...
28 June 2016
Augusto Esteves was awarded a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant (http://www.carnegie-trust.org/schemes/research-schemes/research-incentive-grants.html).
07 December 2016
13 December 2016
Professor Hazel Hall served as a judge at the Edinburgh heat of FameLab 2017, held on Thursday 8th December 2016 at Heriot Watt University.
FameLab is a science c...
17 January 2017
CM2000, Edinburgh Napier University, Digital Health & care Institute (DHI) and East Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership hosted an event in the Scottish Parliament ...
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...
17 May 2017
The Cyber Academy and MBM Commercial hosted a highly successful conference event with over 120 delegates which outlined some of the current issues of law and cyber security.
07 June 2017
01 June 2017
It is established that there are recognition rate limitations when using a single modality sensor to perform human action or gesture recognition for human-comp...
31 May 2017
Prof Bill Buchanan, who leads The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University, has been invited as a witness at the Health and Sport Committee within the Scottish Parliament ...
16 February 2017
25 January 2017
The effects of Brexit on the supply chain of transport professionals to industry is of critical interest to government and the private sector at present. To maintain competi...