Academic Lead, International
Todd, L. (2018). 10 Qs on the Fringe: Dr Louise Todd. This Media Podcast was recorded alongside public engagement event: Dr Louise Todd, The Fringe: My BFF', 'Skeptics on the Fringe 2017
Before her talk for us on the relationships that people have with the Edinburgh Fringe Festival Dr Louise Todd sat down with Heather Pentler to talk more about her research an...
Spyra, G., Buchanan, W. J. & Ekonomou, E. (2017, November). Blockchain and Git repositories for sticky policies protected OOXML. Presented at FTC 2017 - Future Technologies Conference 2017, Vancouver, Canada
The paper discuss possible cloud-based
Information Rights Management (IRM) model extension with
enhanced accountability for both a sticky policy and an attached
data. This wor...
Rawcliffe, A., Morrison, A., Graham, S., Simpson, R., Psycharakis, S., & Connaboy, C. (2017). A 3-dimensional biomechanical analysis of British Army foot-drill in untrained personnel: Implications for lower-extremity injury risk. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20, (S152). doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2017.09.528. ISSN 1440-2440
Abstract presented at 4th International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance, 28 November - 1 December 2017
Purpose: To investigate and compare kinem...
Technology has been heralded as a potential enabler of communication between individuals and those in their informal or
professional care network. Enabling people to effectively talk about their needs...
Crohn's in Childhood Research Association
An investigation of commonly used IBD drugs on autophagy pathway activity and potential therapeutic benefit for treatment of paediatric IBD
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
07 July 2018
The University’s SituLab Research Group – which consists of musician, composer and academic Katrina Burton and design academics Sam Vettese and Katharina Vones – have used the...
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...
13 February 2017
07 July 2018
07 July 2018
A team from Edinburgh Napier University is encouraging members of the public to view brutalist buildings in a different light – through the use of music and design.
14 March 2018
14 March 2018
In this seminar, John Morrison will present the design considerations for a participatory action research project that aims to generate insights of the barriers for participat...
11 January 2017
11 January 2017
Our view of addiction shapes the help we offer.
While Finnish addiction therapists tend to see drinking to excess as intentional, French specialists tend to emphasise t...
Associate Professor and Research Leader in Biomedical Sciences
Programme Leader BDes(Hons) Product Design
Reader in Marine Sciences / Co-Director of Research, St Abbs Marine Station
Todd, L., & Logan-McFarlane, A. (2017, June). Imaging Edinburgh as the ‘festival city’. Presented at Critical Tourism Studies: Understand Tourism- Change Tourism, Understand Ourselves - Change Ourselves, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
We will present initial findings and emerging themes from our study into the imaging of a ‘festival city’, as it is represented and elicited by city stakeholders through share...
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, May). Timber properties of minor conifer species in Britain and future marketing opportunities. Presented at The National Forestry Conference for Ireland "an appraisal of the silvicultural and marketing potential of coniferous alternatives to Sitka spruce", Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, Co. Meath
Thuemmler, C. (2017, May). 5G - What architecture to serve vertical industry. Presented at IEEE ICC 2017, Paris
5G offers the promise to dynamically satisfy a multiplicity of concurrent requirements originating from various business models of vertical industries. The 5G PPP has publishe...
Mathur, S., Mincher, D., Turnbull, A., Stevens, C. & Poole, A. (2016). Design and evaluation of novel theranostic fluorogenic dual probe-prodrug in cancer. European Journal of Cancer. 61, S142. doi:10.1016/s0959-8049(16)61501-0. ISSN 0959-8049
Background: In spite of major advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, there remains a paucity of biomarkers for early detection. Legumain is a potential cancer biom...
Lowres, N., Mulcahy, G., Freedman, S. B., Jin, K., & Neubeck, L. (2016). PM188 Screening for Recurrence of New-Onset Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Global Heart, 11(2), (e101). doi:10.1016/j.gheart.2016.03.351. ISSN 2211-8160
Post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is associated with increased mortality and risk of stroke post-discharge. POAF is often thought to be t...
Hanson, C. (2016, April). Evaluating the impact of evidence‐based change within the Northumberland Exercise on Referral Scheme. Presented at The Third Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health, Newcastle Gateshead, UK
Exercise on referral schemes (ERS) allow health professionals to encourage physical activity (PA) for patients with long‐term conditions. One such scheme is the Northumberland...
Doyle, A., Muneer, T., & Smith, I. (2015, August). A review of the thermal performance of Electric Vehicles. Presented at 2015 IEEE International Transportation Electrification Conference (ITEC), Chennai, India
Caddell, M. & Tudor, R. (2014, June). Learning enhancement on action - the open university in Scotland's DSC overview. Presented at 11th QAA Enhancement Themes Conference, Edinburgh
Holmes, P. (2014). Memory's Journey
Voice recording, outdoor speakers, wind-up stands.
This sound sculpture responds to resonances between the work of Robert Burns and Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.
Caddell, M. (2013, June). Flexible curriculum: exploring practice and potential. Presented at Developing and Supporting the Flexible Curriculum Workshop, Edinburgh
Robertson, S. (2013, June). Using Social Media to Develop Student Interactions. Presented at Edinburgh Napier University Academic Professional Development Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
10 minute catalyst session at the 2013 Edinburgh Napier Staff Conference. The focus was on how interaction between students could be increased through social media.
Wigan, M. (2012). Consequences of big data on the individual: interview.
The speed with which data has moved from being scarce, expensive and valuable, thus justifying detailed and careful verification and analysis to a situation where the streams ...
As social media use by older people increases, along with an increased rate of dementia diagnoses, the management or oversight of social networking sites by carers is likely to increase. This research...
Increasingly in Scottish criminal justice, ‘desistance’ is regarded as central to supporting a reduction and cessation in offending. This approach, which places the offender at the centre of their pro...
Horserace Betting Levy Board
Rhodococcus equi (Req) is responsible for severe respiratory disease of foals with a major economic impact on the equine industry, and can be endemic on stud farms. In foals under 6 months of age, thi...
Medical Research Council
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most important ageing-related musculoskeletal disease, affecting almost 9 million people in the UK. Despite this, there remain many unanswered questions in our understanding...
ENU Development Trust
Wind and solar energy holds a lot of promise when it comes to replace the conventional energy sources such as fossil fuels and coal. However, there is one problem: How do we store solar and wind energ...
Society for Reproduction and Fertility
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually-transmitted infection in the world, and is associated with miscarriage, pre-term birth and infertility. However, the understanding of the mechanisms t...
Edinburgh Innovations Ltd
The textile industry is based largely on the use of cotton, leather and oil derived polymers and these industries are resource intensive and not sustainable. For example, cotton production requires va...
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...
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...
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...