Bros Williamson, J., & Currie, J. (2017). Work Package 1 - Review of construction process. Edinburgh: Private, Cala Group Ltd
This report was commissioned by the Product Design Department at Cala
Group Ltd (CALA) from the Scottish Energy Centre (review team) to assess current
designs and construction...
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...
Akram, R. N., Markantonakis, K., Mayes, K., Habachi, O., Sauveron, D., Steyven, A., & Chaumette, S. (2017). Security, Privacy and Safety Evaluation of Dynamic and Static Fleets of Drones. In 2017 IEEE/AIAA 36th Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC),doi:10.1109/DASC.2017.8101984
Interconnected everyday objects, either via public or private networks, are gradually becoming reality in modern life -- often referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT) or C...
Chief Scientists Office
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 ...
Higher Education Funding Council for England
The study is led by Blackburn College. We are an identified partner. The purpose of the project is to study staff and student experiences of the design and use of interactive essays and digital disser...
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...
15 February 2018
Professor Hazel Hall, Peter Cruickshank, and Dr Bruce Ryan of the Centre for Social Informatics discuss the extent to which those who participated in an AHRC funded-network fo...
23 February 2016
Professor of Transport and Director of Transport Research Institute
Lecturer and Research Leader in Biomedical Sciences
Dean of Applied Sciences
Grant, K., & Maxwell, G. (2017). Opening the black box: A JD-R evaluation of job stress, fatigue and boredom among commercial airline pilots. In TBC
The job demands-resources (JD-R) model is utilised to evaluate the interactions between the job demands and job resources of commercial airline pilots in the UK. The model hol...
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...
Buwert, P. (2017). Shepard Fairey’s inauguration posters may define political art in Trump era
The American street artist Shepard Fairey created a poster for Barack Obama’s presidential election campaign. It was 2008 and the simple red, beige and blue stencilled image o...
Rye, T. (2017). Nobody digs roads worsened by work. Scotsman Newspaper
Nobody digs roads worsened by work Read more at: http://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/in-full/nobody-digs-roads-worsened-by-work-1-4335070
O'Connor, S. (2016). Design think your life: how rethinking problems can help address integrated care for people with diabetes
Blog: Design thinking was the hot topic of the integrated care pathways workshop at the European Health Forum Gastein conference today. The interactive 90-minute workshop was...
Craig, N., Tennant, S., Murray, M., Forster, A. & Pilcher, N. (2016). The Role of Experienced Practitioners in Engineering Education: the End of an Era?. In 6th International Symposium for Engineering Education 2016, 271-278. ISBN ISBN 978-0-9930611-1-0
Delivering excellence in higher engineering education is dependent on many variables. This includes programme design, delivery and content, university support and the knowledg...
O'Connor, S. (2016). What is REF and is it relevant?. University of Glasgow, UK
Blog: As a doctoral student eager to make the most of my research experience, I am surprised that the Research Excellence Framework (REF) doesn’t really appear anywhere in the...
Mladenovic, L., Plevnik, A., & Rye, T. (2016). A Comparison of Policy Transfer Processes: Different Sustainable Transport Concepts Transferred to and from Different Countries. In Proceedings of Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
Policy transfer is the process of applying a policy, or knowledge that informs a policy, from one setting to another. The European Union (EU) provides the ideal platform for k...
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...
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...
Meharg, D. & Tizard, J. (2015). Widening access through transition from college to university. In Social Dimension in European Higher Education
Widening access through transition from College to University In Scotland, one strategy for increasing participation at university for people from deprived socio-economic area...
Stinson, J., Bros Williamson, J., Reid, A. & Currie, J. (2014). Conservation of a historic building through sympathetic thermal enhancement. In Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XIV, 633-642. doi:10.2495/STR150531
This paper documents research undertaken by the Scottish Energy Centre at Edinburgh Napier University to refurbish a historic library building by means of thermal improvements...
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:
Digital Health Institute
This work will provide proof-of-concept infrastructures and which will be used to create an ecosystem for strong use cases, and thus attract new funding for the building of new health and social care ...
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...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
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...
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...
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
The worldwide success of the Whisky Industry provides a considerable supply of biomass-derived waste streams for future use. Sustainable valorisation of these streams will drive additional economic gr...
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...
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...
SUNRISE will develop, implement, assess and facilitate learning about new, collaborative ways to address common mobility challenges at the neighbourhood level. Towards this aim, 6 cities will foster c...
National Institute for Health Research
The impact of parental drug misuse on children and families is a major public health problem . Parental drug misuse is closely associated with poor parenting, poor child development and increased r...
Gazi Bay in southern Kenya has the potential to become a world-leading centre of excellence in the integration of ecosystem science and community development. Work there, led by scientists from Kenya ...
Parking plays an important role in mobility, access and the economic development of
cities; at the same tim...
Leo Appleton's PhD research explores the impact of libraries on citizenship. He is...
The exchange of information between the police and community partner organisations forms a core aspect of...
I am currently working on a PhD programme in the Centre ...
The development of an international financial centre has long been an inte...
This thesis considers the role of community media in contemporary media policy developments of Anglophone Sub-Saharan ...
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an establish...
The advancesin communicationa nd computert echnology and the availability
of the Internet have made it possibl...
This thesis presents a socio-technical account of the adoption and development
of Managed Learning Environme...
The dynamic response of structural timber flooring systems can cause vibrational serviceability problems in terms of discomfort experienced by the...
06 January 2016
Neil Urquhart and Alistair Lawson have been awarded £19,000 by The Data Lab to support their ongoing research collaboration with Larder Load, an Edinburgh based food services ...
28 November 2017
08 September 2017
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Iris Buunk presented a co-authored paper ‘Skills in sight: how social media affordances increase network awareness’ at the 18th Europ...
20 September 2016
Centre for Social Informatics PhD students Iris Buunk, Lyndsey Jenkins, John Mowbray, and Frances Ryan delivered full papers and presented posters co-authored with their super...
05 January 2017
Staff within the Faculty of Informatics at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria plan to establish a Centre for Informatics and Society (CIS) as part of the Universit...
19 April 2017
10 October 2017
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Alicja Pawluczuk presented a paper entitled ‘Digital culture co-creation: capturing the social impact of small-scale community projec...
21 April 2016
Announcement of resultsEmerald and the Indian Academy of Management (IAM) are delighted to offer a research grant for an Indian project in the field of management research.
27 June 2016
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student John Mowbray presented a critical analysis of the extant literature pertaining to the networking behaviours of young job seekers, and...
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 ...
29 July 2017
Tom Flint will be accompanying weavers from Dovecot Tapestry Studio at a workshop held at the National Gallery London.
The workshop Weave/Weft is in tandem with t...
18 May 2016
The June 2016 issue of Journal of Information Science (volume 42, issue 3) has just been published. This is a special issue of the journal that comprises twelve articles devel...