Boix, D. M., Goh, K. & Mcwhinnie, J. (in press). Modelling and Control of Helicopter Robotic Landing Gear for Uneven Ground Conditions. In Proceedings of 2017 Workshop on Research, Education and Development of Unmanned Aerial Systems (RED-UAS 2017ISBN n/a
This paper proposes a method to investigate into helicopter landing on uneven terrain by means of using a scaled articulated robotic landing gear. A mathematical model of an a...
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...
Soufian, M., Borairi, M., & Yu, D. (2017). Fault detection observer of a pilot plant papermaking machine. In 2017 IEEE 26th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE)doi:10.1109/ISIE.2017.8001525
This paper presents the development of a bilinear system model and the application of a bilinear fault detection observer to a papermaking machine to detect various ...
Scottish Council for Voluntary Orgranisations
Analyse the Milo and Asset databases and combine with census data and other secondary data – to obtain a mapping of provision by the voluntary sector and potential demand in East Dumbartonshire
Higher Education Academy
The scheme provides the opportunity to experience Scotland’s new education system Curriculum for Excellence (CfE), first hand. Secondary school visits will engage with teachers and pupils and consider...
To adapt our existing brief school-based psycho-educational cancer awareness intervention to focus exclusively on increasing early detection of melanoma among young people (14-15 years) and test ...
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 ...
17 June 2016
23 June 2016
IT4U it is a series of workshops designed to encourage secondary school students to consider computing as a subject choice.
16 June 2016
Simon Powers will deliver a research seminar about his work on the evolution of institutions.
Abstract Economics, artificial life, and agent-based c...
Reader in Marine Sciences / Co-Director of Research, St Abbs Marine Station
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...
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...
Soufian, M. (in press). Adaptive clustering based inclusion and computational intelligence for fed-batch fermentation process control, part 1, modelling. In UnknownISBN Unknown
Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M., Urquhart, N. & Wells, S. (in press). Information Diffusion in Multi-Agent Communities. In Conference ProceedingsISBN tbc
Understanding the course of events when newly launched products penetrate a market, and how those products supersede existing dominant products, is crucial. Besides potential ...
Livingstone, A., Patlakas, P., Milne, M., Smith, S. & Hairstans, R. (2016). Multi-dimensional data fitting for the structural design of a simple timber connection. In Pöll, M., Fadai, A., Winter, W. & Eberhardsteiner, J. (Eds.). WCTE 2016 e-book : containing all full papers submitted to the World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2016), 2037-2044. ISBN 978-3-903024-35-9
This paper presents a novel method of automating the structural design of timber connections and ensuring
code compliance within a Building Information Modelling (BIM) context...
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...
Sañudo Ortega, R., Miranda manzanares, M., Markine, V. & Dell'Olio, L. (2016). The Influence of train running direction and track supports position on the behaviour of transition zones. In Proceedings of XII CONGRESO DE INGENIERÍA DEL TRANSPORTEdoi:10.4995/cit2016.2016.4073. ISBN 978-84-608-9960-0
Different types of track infrastructure can be found along railway lines. Separation zones between these different types of structures are the source of a lot of problems. Tra...
Nadimi, S., Fonseca, J., Taylor, R. N. & Barreto, D. (2016). Revisiting the particle size effects in centrifuge modelling. In Escoffier, S., Blanc, M., Bretschneider, A. & Thorel, L. (Eds.). EUROFUGE 2016, 3rd European conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 85-90. ISBN 978-2-85782-716-0, 978-2-85782-717-7
Geotechnical centrifuge modelling provides an opportunity to examine novel and complex events in a well-controlled and repeatable environment. While grain interaction and cont...
Mowbray, J., Raeside, R., Hall, H. & Robertson, P. (2015). Social networking sites and employment status: an investigation based on Understanding Society data. In IDIMC 2016: Exploring our digital shadow - from data to intelligence, 75-85. ISBN 9781905499526
An analysis is made of secondary data derived from Understanding Society: The UK household longitudinal study (2012) as related to the use of social networking sites (SNSs) am...
Patlakas, P., Livingstone, A. & Hairstans, R. (2015). A BIM platform for offsite timber construction
This paper discusses the potential of a BIM platform for offsite timber construction within the context of the UK construction industry. It examines the benefits, limitations,...
Buchanan, W. J. (2015). Edinburgh leading world in beating online crime. The Scotsman
Cyber security surges ahead in the capital, says Bill Buchanan As we become more dependent on the internet by the day, the risks around it also increase, especially from cyber...
Stinson, J., Bros Williamson, J., Reid, A., & Currie, J. (2014). The thermal retrofitting of walls windows and ceilings in traditional Scottish buildings. In W. F. Florez-Escobar, C. A. Brebbia, F. Chejne, & F. Mondragon (Eds.), Energy and Sustainability VI, 317-326. doi:10.2495/ESUS150271
This paper documents research undertaken to evaluate the thermal transmittance of building elements – walls, windows and ceilings – both before and after the addition of insul...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
This research builds on existing cooperation with Dr Emoke Imre from Obuda University in Hungary.
The aim of the project is to visit the institution in Budapest to further research and deliver a lec...
The development of enhanced data analytics capabilities to enable the modelling, analysis and presentation of complex data to improve Group Internal Audit’s assessment and insight into business risks ...
Chief Scientists Office
Development of Interventions to reduce patient delay with symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome: identifying optimal content and mode of delivery.
Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) is serious and delay to ...
Scottish Funding Council
The overall vision of the Spellakit project is to significantly enhance learner experience and outcomes in English language spelling through an innovative ICT based approach focused on a kinesthetic m...
To look at the feasibility of redesigning an electronic device with specific properties to meet offshore performance standard. This will require materials analysis and design, electronics analysis and...
This project aims to develop a globalisation framework for Anarkik 3D’s haptic (virtual touch) modelling user interface, so as to expand the market for Anarkik3D’s software, particularly into educatio...
The overall aim of this exchange programme is to bring together an international team of researchers to establish a research network with a wide variety of skills in operations research, safety and se...
The project addresses four priority elements of the dairy and abattoir industry processes in Scotland, these are:
• Energy efficiency of sites and processes: includes Energy Modelling, Airflow & late...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
This project extends the e-Health Cloud-based Platform, and integrates with assisted living. The project integrates Edinburgh Napier University, Microsoft and HoIP, and has created a novel governance ...
Clouds are a new supplement, consumption, and delivery model for ICT services based on the Internet, and it typically involves over-the-Internet provision of dynamically scalable and often virtualized...
The Environment Exchange (t2e) provides a trading environment for companies that have exceeded their packaging waste recovery obligations to sell their excess of certificated activity to organisations...
EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes
The MAX-project ran from 2006 to 2009 and was the largest research project on Mobility Management within the EU’s sixth framework programme.
The MAX Consortium of 28 partners, served to extend, stan...
A statistical analysis was conducted for road traffic accidents and associated casualties in Bangladesh. This was undertaken in order to assist the policy-makers to take...
The adoption of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in
Least Developed Countr...
This thesis investigates the operation of the current transfonner (CT) when sensing
retum-to-zero current pulses in power electronic circ...
After years of rapid e-book market share growth, sales have slowed with its share sti...
The non-registered assistant workforce in the National Health Service Scotland (NHSS) has ...
Transport policies are developed to manage the social, environmental and economic impacts caused by transportation activity. Inappropriately designed...
Children and older adults are overrepresented in pedestrian accidents (Department for Transport, 2010a, 2010b). Gaze behaviour is ci...
The developed economies are now considered to be entering the growth phase of
knowledge-based economic activity. Th...
"There is a paucity of knowledge relating to the effects of ENM on the male reproductive system. Thu...
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
Life histories are known to vary across geographic ranges in response to a number of factors, both b...
19 October 2017
Adaptive Behavior is an indexed, international peer reviewed journal that publishes original research and review articles on adaptive behavior in biological systems and autono...
01 January 1970
01 January 1970
On Friday 17th November we will be holding a seminar to update you on the latest research on timber. The morning session is open to all and will include summaries on two rece...