Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2018). Stylized Facts on Smart Specialisation Research. In M. Bozina Beros, N. Recker, & M. Kozina (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development, 176-185
Smart Specialisation has generated a paradigmatic change in regional innovation policies and the European Union has shown a strong interest in supporting research that investi...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2018). Exploring information literacy through the lens of Activity Theory. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Literacydoi:10.1007/978-3-319-74334-9_81
Activity Theory (AT) is presented as a framework for explaining Information Literacy (IL) as a technologically mediated social practice. This is achieved in the context of a s...
Allan, D. (2017). The Acquisition of Design Skills: A Hybrid Practice in the Digital Age. In G. Pritchard, & N. Lambert (Eds.), Learn X Design London 2017 : the allure of the digital and beyond, 60-66
This paper will briefly discuss the debate between technological determinism and cultural materialism by reviewing relevant literature. Auto-ethnography will be used to explor...
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...
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...
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...
13 October 2016
13 October 2016
Dr Anne Schwan co-organised International Prison Education Day at HMP Barlinnie on 13th October 2016 and acted as judge of a writing and arts competition with entries from pri...
29 March 2016
The Transport Minister Derek Mackay has commissioned an independent review of the current system of managing the timing and quality of works in the road carried out by utility...
04 May 2016
The FOCAS project was rated as Excellent at its final review, after running for three years. The project coordinator was Emma Hart, with Jennifer Willies as Project Manager.
Lecturer in Child Health Nursing
Asif, R. (2017). Quantum Encrypted Signals on Multiuser Optical Fiber Networks: Simulation Analysis of Next Generation Services and Technologies. In NoF 2017 Conference Proceedings
Data encryption is gaining much attention these days from the research community and industry for transmitting secure information over access networks, i.e. 'fiber-to-the-home...
Innes, M., & Winton, E. (2017). Lighting for Cities Inhabited by People, Not Cars: Community Co-Design and Creative Lighting. In PLDC 6th Global Lighting Design Conference
Electric street lighting has developed wholly in the age of the motor car. Therefore, normal models of urban lighting are based firmly on designing for vehicle traffic. Standa...
Elaine, C., & Inglis, G. (in press). Just and Sustainable Places: Extending the Boundaries of Socio-environmental Health. In N/A
Background: Ecological public health encompasses the complex relationship between environment and health - protecting the physical environment and its inhabitants from contami...
Benyon, D. & Egan, C. (2017). Sustainable HCI: Blending permaculture and user-experience. In DIS '17 Companion Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive SystemsISBN 978-1-4503-4991-8
For approximately 10 years the SIGCHI Sustainable HCI (sHCI) and Sustainable Interaction Design (SID) communities have debated the contribution that HCI can make to sustainabi...
Brodie, J., & Weaver, M. (2017). 'Getting on Board’: Supporting HE students’ transition to employment. Glasgow
In 2013, -The Get on Board (GOB) -extra-curriculum -programme was launched at Edinburgh Napier University’s Business School with the aim of placing students on the boards of l...
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...
Chalmers, K., Kerridge, J. & Pedersen, J. B. (2017). Communicating Connected Components: Extending Plug-and-Play to Support Skeletons. In Communicating Process Architectures 2016ISBN 978-0-9934385-1-6
For a number of years, the Communicating Process Architecture (CPA) community have developed languages and runtimes supporting message passing concurrency. For these we always...
De Gruyter, C., Rose, G., Currie, G., & Rye, T. (2017). Travel Plans for New Developments: A Global Review. In Proceedings Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
Travel plans, also known as Transportation Demand Management (TDM) plans, can be required for new infill and greenfield developments through the land use planning and approval...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2017). Community Councillors survey data for IL-DEM project November -December 2016. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682227
Results of online survey of Community Councillors around Scotland. Most questions were around their use of information skills, for a project around information literacy in com...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2017). Community Council Liaison Officer questionnaire data for IL-DEM project November - December 2016. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682243
Results of questionnaire emailed to all Community Council Liaison Officers (1) in Scotland. Questions were around their Community Councils' use of information skills, for a pr...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2016). Interviews with Community Councillors for IL-DEm project November - December 2016. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682133
Transcripts of semi-structured interviews with 19 Community Councillors from around Scotland. Most questions were around their use of information skills, for a project around ...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2016). Librarian Questionnaire data for IL-DEM project November - December 2016. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682093
Results of questionnaire emailed to senior public librarians in Scotland. Questions were around their support of Community Councils including support and training of Community...
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...
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
This project will entail a systematic literature review of police methods in visible policing to establish the current evidence base in relation to how these affect public confidence. This review will...
Chief Scientists Office
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted infection in Scotland, and has significant long‐term consequences to reproductive health. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the g...
Digital Health Institute
This project aims to extend the existing work with the e-Frail project, and integrate a range of NHS-sourced assessors with care giver and open source gathered assessors, in order to define a weighted...
Rural policing in Scotland: Measuring and improving public confidence:-
This research will be undertaken in 2 contrasting Police Scotland local policing areas, Dumfries and Galloway and the Highlands....
World Olympians Association
The World Olympians Association (WOA), as part of the International Olympic Committee, would like to find out more about the musculoskeletal issues faced by retired athletes. What the main issues are ...
Irish Health Research Board
Smoking rates remain high in Ireland despite considerable progress being made to reduce them in recent years. Ireland ranks second highest for smoking-related causes of death in the EU. Lung cancer, w...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
NHS Health Scotland
The project will take the form of a systematic review of relevant literature to provide an update on the evidence base on the health needs of people with learning disabilities in Scotland since 2004, ...
Society for Research into Higher Education
Teaching-focused academics in UK Life Science departments may experience anxiety about their continued ability to teach undergraduates at Honours level, and postgraduates at Masters and doctoral level...
The main piece of legislation which addresses illicit drugs in the UK is the Misuse of Drugs ...
This PhD research aimed to understand how looked after young people and their carers communicate abo...
This research will take a Sociological approach to the investigation of alcohol use during pregnancy. It will explore the links betwe...
Hip fracture is a common, serious and well-defined in...
A mixed method approach to understanding the nature of psychological resielince in junior athletes, reviewing and proposi...
This study endeavoured to understand knowledge transfer practices within the Muslim business community...
There is evidence to suggest that psychological therapies for severe mental health ...
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...
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.
18 November 2012
Two months into my new role as Director of the Edinburgh Institute and I wanted to thank those of you who have been in touch to wish me well and offer advice on how we can dev...
19 March 2017
Professor Hazel Hall, Peter Cruickshank and Dr Bruce Ryan set out to investigate levels of digital and information literacy within Scotland’s Community Council system. Their w...
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...
05 December 2016
20 September 2017
Dr Bruce Ryan presented a paper entitled 'Exploring information literacy through the lens of Activity Theory' at European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in St Malo,...
05 May 2016
Professor Hazel Hall took part in a webinar interview today hosted by Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE). The SAGE team asked Hall about her experience of leading Edinb...
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...
13 December 2016
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Iris Buunk has been awarded a John Campbell Trust travel bursary.
Iris will use the bursary to support participation at ...
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 ...
05 August 2016
In traditional digital forensics, analysts will examine static traces from hard disks, but increasingly the evidence is found within Cloud-based systems, where the trails of e...