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...
Bergqvist, R. & Monios, J. (2016). Inbound logistics, the last mile and intermodal high capacity transport. In Proceedings of World Conference on Transport Research
Some of the biggest challenges for intermodal transport competitiveness are the extra handling costs and pre- and post-haulage costs. This paper investigates the use of Interm...
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...
Scottish Funding Council
A feasibility study & demo of tendering and rating software for Market Prepare to increase the work capacity and improve their customer’s experience when booking trade work and dealing with trades peo...
Heriot Watt University
The project will develop specialised lighting systems appropriate for lighting woven optical fibre, develop lighting capacity as an integrated component, and advance large scale commercial manufacture...
Chief Scientists Office
We have identified the human cathelicidn LL-37 as having potent direct antiviral activity against human rhinovirus (HRV), together with the capacity to alter death pathways in HRV-infected cells, as a...
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...
06 April 2016
06 April 2016
Academics and the imposter phenomenon: What is it and how do you address it?
Dr. Holly M. Hutchins, University of Houston
Imposter syndrome was first coi...
30 September 2017
30 September 2017
As part of European Researcher's Night, I was invited to take part in Explorathon 2017 at whale Arts in Wester Hailes. I decided to make use of this opportunity for community ...
Senior Research Fellow
Director of ERI
Leader of Professional Development
Dean of Health & Social Care
Associate Professor, Applied Social Sciences
O'Connor, S. (2015). Siobhan O'Connor: A Career in Health Technology. University of Manchester, UK
WISE – A Campaign to Promote Women in Science, Technology, and Engineering (STEM). Role Model Career Blog Series 2015.
"I never thought when I entered the nursing profession...
Barreto, D., Prada-Sarmiento, L. F., & Ramos-Cañón, A. M. (2015). Micromechanical insight into the undrained instability of granular materials: deformation characteristics of geomaterials. In V. A. Rinaldi, M. E. Zeballos, & J. J. Clariá (Eds.), Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials, 655-662. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-601-9-655
There is no agreement between experimental researchers whether the point where a granular material responds with a large change of stresses, strains or excess pore water press...
Smith, D. & Copper, B. (2015). Regulations relating to Registered Veterinary Nurses in the United Kingdom
Veterinary nursing is now a well recognise professional route in the UK. There is considerable capacity within the industry to increase the number of veterinary nurses employ...
Salayma, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I. & Yassein, M. B. (2015). Battery Aware Beacon Enabled IEEE802.15.4: An Adaptive and Cross-Layer Approach. In 2015 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS), 1267-1272. doi:10.15439/2015F118
In Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), energy conservation is one of the main concerns challenging the cutting-edge standards and protocols. Most existing studies focus on the de...
O'Connor, S. (2015). Making the most of clinical research networks. University of Glasgow, UK
Blog: For those public health researchers with a specific clinical background, tapping into a local and national network of clinical researchers can make a huge difference in ...
Ross, M. D., Malone, E. M., Simpson, R. J. & Florida-James, G. (2015). The influence of age and cardiorespiratory fitness on circulating angiogenic T cells and CXCR4 expression
Aging is associated with endothelial dysfunction, reduced angiogenic capabilities, and an increase in arterial stiffness. Additionally, regular exercise is known to offset the...
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...
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...
Moradpoor, N. (2014). A Semi-Independent Structure for the Architectural Design of the Converged Scenario for Integrated Hybrid PON with Wireless Technologies for Next Generation Broadband Access Networks. In Proceedings of the 2013 2nd International Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications (IWOW)doi:10.1109/IWOW.2013.6777781. ISBN 978-1-4799-1188-2/13
— Optical and wireless technology integration schemes merge the high-speed and high-capacity of the optical networks with the low-cost, wide-coverage and mobility features of ...
Moradpoor, N., Parr, G., Mcclean, S. & Scotney, B. (2013). A Mathematical Model for a GA-Based Dynamic Excess Bandwidth Allocation Algorithm for Hybrid PON and Wireless Technology Integrations for Next Generation Broadband Access Networks. In 2013 5th Proceedings of the Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference (CEEC 2013)doi:10.1109/CEEC.2013.6659439. ISBN 9781479903825
Optical and wireless integration scheme merges the high-speed and high-capacity of the optical networks with the low-cost, wide-coverage and mobility features of the wireless ...
Oakley, I. & Esteves, A. (2013). On and Offline Tangible Interaction: Studying the Secret Lives of Augmented Objects. In 2013 International Symposium on Ubiquitous Virtual Reality (ISUVR)doi:10.1109/isuvr.2013.12. ISBN 978-0-7695-5084-8
The smart, augmented objects that appear in systems that support tangible interaction have a dual life. While they can exhibit complex digital behaviors in the technological c...
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 ...
Scottish Rugby Union
Sports team coaching and support staff face a regular challenge to provide optimal player workloads in order to elicit positive development and performance adaptations, while at the same time minimisi...
Skills Development Scotland
Graduate Level Apprenticeships (GLAs) are undergraduate degrees in which the students are in full-time employment, studying on campus one day per week. In September 2017, Edinburgh Napier’s first coho...
The objectives of this project are as follows. The project will:
1. Produce a culture shift in terms of environment for Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in member states and in the organisatio...
This project aims to develop an e-policy platform augmented with a toolbox of applications and online services, which will assist national and regional authorities in the EU in elaborating or revising...
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
Given the knowledge, infrastructure and resource that resides within Scotland, there is a real opportunity here to be a key player in the global offsite construction market. The emphasis now is to sca...
Evidence-informed recruitment and retention strategies are required to ensure the nursing workforce has sufficient capacity and capability to deliver care to Scotland’s population. Current ...
Economic and Social Research Council
This research studentship will investigate innovation and best practice in skills development in the workplace in Scotland, drawing comparisons with the rest of the UK and other countries. It will exp...
Royal Academy of Engineering
Structures such as bridges or wind turbines develop loads that have to be transmitted to the ground.
The loads can be static (self-weight) or dynamic (wind, wave or traffic loads) and may be significa...
For the island community of Luing, access to and from the mainland is currently solely dependent on ferry services. Consequently access to employment and services is more expensive and less convenient...
This study will analyse the repositioning of empty containers in the UK port system, with an overall goal to examine how costs can be reduced for Scottish shippers. Data will be analysed on full/empty...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
This AHRC-funded project aimed to develop a formal UK-wide network of Library and Information Science (LIS) researchers. A key goal of the project was to build capacity and capability in the develop...
Triage of large capacity digital devices
The Scottish Government and supporting bodies have recognised the importance of innovation for organisations to improve employme...
The aim of this thesis is to demonstrate how my research promo...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Around half of all non-renewable resources mankind consumes are used in construction sector, making it one of the least sustainable industries in the...
The PhD project which I am undertaking is focused on understanding the role of cathelicidins during respiratory viral infec...
Creativity and innovation are very important capabilities within an org...
Decline in supplies of old growth wood coupled with increased demand for structural timber by the construction industry led to creation of engine...
Explaining the origin and the evolution of cooperation ...
Seagrasses form dense and extensive coastal meadows extending from intertidal areas down to 40 m depth worldwide except ...
This thesis investigates the application of large scale concentrated solar (CSP) and photovoltaic power plants in Libya.
Direct Steam Gene...