Lecturer and Programme Leader for BA (Hons) English & Film
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...
Appleton, L., Duff, A. S., Hall, H., & Raeside, R. (in press). Using a longitudinal focus group methodology to measure the value and impact of public libraries. In Conference Proceedings
There is a general acceptance that public libraries contribute to ‘community’, and at least have the potential to have a very positive impact on civil society. (V...
Ben Ali, B., Dugas, É., Naceur, A. & Romdhani, I. (in press). A New Zigbee-based Device for Measuring Visual Reaction Time in Sport Activities. In IEEE ICEMIS 2017
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...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) identified the workplace as an important setting to support the promotion of health and wellbeing in 1981 with the introduction of the Health for All strategy, and ...
Scottish Funding Council
The project objectives and scope are (i) to establish a knowledge base of current practice in starter culture use and possible bacteriophage-related issues in the artisanal cheese-making sector in Sco...
Chief Scientists Office
To record beverage choice, place of purchase and price paid by ill drinkers attending the alcohol problems services in Edinburgh and Glasgow over a 3 year period in order to monitor any impact of the ...
The main aim of the project seeks to enhance the resistance of the soil foundation against seismic events with the introducti...
23 September 2017
Building: Craigsbank Parish Church
Composer: Katrina Burton
Performer: Joanna Stark (BMus year 3)
Inspired by the modernist design of Craigsbank, Dr Kathy Ch...
19 October 2017
19 October 2017
As a composer Katrina’s work is informed by a variety of visual stimuli: painting, sculpture, photography, dance and architecture. During her PhD studies she was awarded a num...
19 May 2016
Community in Modern Scottish Literature, published by Brill and edited by Scott Lyall, is out this month. This contains a chapter by Lyall and a 10,000-word introduction.
Reader/ Principal Research Fellow
Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and Culture
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Dean of Health & Social Care
Medboe, H., Bares, W., Webster, E., Frost Fadnes, P., Inglis, C., Kahr, M., …Heyman, M. (2017). Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe. In Moir, Z. & Atton, C. (Eds.). Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe - Conference Proceedings, v, vi. ISBN 978-1-78808-706-3
Following popular exposure in France to the proto-jazz of James Reese Europe and his 369th “Harlem Hellfighters” Infantry Regiment during the latter years of WW1, the jazz bug...
Li, M., Zhang, H. & Wong, S. H. F. (2016). Using topology optimization technique to determine the optimized layout of steel reinforcing bars in concrete structures. In Herskovits, J. (Ed.). Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Engineering Optimization, 789-798. ISBN 978-85-7650-548-8
1. Abstract This study presents an optimization procedure based on the modified Bi-directional evolutionary structural optimization (BESO) approach to optimize both location a...
James, K. & Fortheringham, J. (2016). Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship. In Converging Concepts in Global Higher Education Research: Local, national and international Perspectives
Considering a historical perspective that looks briefly at higher education changes influenced by government ideological direction is useful for understanding higher education...
Liu, Q., Lu, M., Liu, X. & Linge, N. (2015). An Introduction of Non-intrusive Load Monitoring and Its Challenges in System Framework. In Cloud Computing and Security, 254-263. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48674-1_23. ISBN 978-3-319-48673-4; 978-3-319-48674-1
With the increasing of energy demand and electricity price, researchers gain more and more interest among the residential load monitoring. In order to feed back the individual...
Macdonald, I. (2015). Five Go To Mozambique
In 2014 five Graphic Design students went to Mossuril, a remote coastal town in north east Mozambique. They had designed branding and marketing materials for two projects set ...
Macdonald, I. & MacLeod, M. (2015). How can design education develop intercultural competencies for professional practice and global citizenship?
Within the field of graphic design many contemporary designers and educators seek to challenge global corporate homogenization and the exploitation of developing countries (Ra...
Macdonald, I. & MacLeod, M. (2015). How can design students develop intercultural competencies using critical approaches to global consumerism?
Zaffiro, G., Melissa, B., Brynskov, M., & Smyth, M. (2014). Designing digital urban interactions industry landscape and market analysis. In 13th International Conference on e-Society 2015, 249-254
Urban Interaction Design addresses the question of how we, as physical beings, will interact with the technologically augmented, data-rich urban environments that increasingly...
Macdonald, I., Firth, R., Foster, M. & Zhou, V. (2014). Interdisciplinary methodologies in different cultures of learning: Apples and Pears?
This paper explores the reception and analysis of different methodologies in an inter-disciplinary pedagogical collaboration involving Design and Business academics and their ...
Foster, M., Macdonald, I., Firth, R. & Zhou, V. (2014). Re-constructing “culture of learning” – international student experiences in China and the UK
Following previous Teaching Fellows funding to undertake a joint research project between Business School and the School of Arts & Creative Industries we would like to present...
Milne, L. (2013). Dream Cultures in the Renaissance. In K. Antoni, & D. Weiss (Eds.), Sources of Mythology: Ancient and Contemporary Myths, 153-178
No abstract available.
Penny, K. I. & Brodie, J. (2013). Student and staff perceptions of the use of multiple choice testing in higher education assessments. In E-Learning at work and the workplace: EDEN 2014 Annual Conference, 23. ISBN 978-963-89559-6-8
Multiple choice questions (MCQs) are commonly used in higher education assessments and their use has increased alongside the availability of information and compu...
Centre for Environment Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
In an attempt to better understand the impact of nanomaterials on waste water treatment, the University will undertake a purposeful environmental hazard assessment, whereby the focus will be to assess...
Egyptian Education Bureau
The aim of the research is to investigate and analyze the ability of
the tour guide in Egypt to achieve intercultural rapprochement
between Egypt's and Spain's cultures depending on the guide's
Alcohol Research UK
To record beverage choice, place of purchase and price paid by ill drinkers seen at alcohol problems services in Edinburgh and Glasgow Hospital (general and psychiatric) over a three year period in or...
Allmediascotland.com has identified the introduction of multi-media content to their site as a mechanism to grow and expand their business. The project will enable the company to develop the skills to...
This project details the evaluation of an innovative approach to enhancing the delivery of specialist palliative care services, through the development and introduction of Advanced Nurse Practitioner ...
The eRepresentative package is a virtual desktop for elected representatives. It enables them to continue their legislative and policy work anytime and from anywhere with secure access to relevant and...
Discussions of road user charging in Scotland had been confined to the proposed introduction of road user charging in Edinburgh. This report summarised the findings of a research study into the effici...
The project is concerned with emergence and complexity in socially-inspired artificial systems. We will study large systems consisting of an environment and an inhabitant population. The main goal of ...
The United Kingdom Higher Education sector is undergoing a prolonged period of turbulence in its external environment...
Mergers are a fact of life in the private sector and are increasingly becoming a factor in the public se...
The research is concerned with the evolution and trajectory of knowledge networking (t...
Background: The available research on economic migration suggested that immigrants may be less happy than the indigenous p...
This thesis provides a comparative analysis of the way contemporary processes of global change...
A longitudinal constructivist grounded theory study was undert...
The PhD is to investigate the ecological implications of invasive bullhead in...
Increasingly the provision of care for older p...
The study will examine the introduction of the computerisation of crime and intelligence re...
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.
27 January 2016
27 January 2016
TRI's Dr Jason Monios was invited to present his research at a seminar organised by the Kühne Logistics University in Hamburg. He presented findings from his work on regi...
25 May 2016
25 May 2016
Professor Alistair Duff gave a public lecture on privacy, Tuesday 24 May 2016, as part of Edinburgh Napier University's School of Arts and Creative Industries Degree Show Exhi...