Senior Research Fellow
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...
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...
Bishop, C., Esteves, A., & Mcgregor, I. (2017). Head-Mounted Displays as Opera Glasses: Using Mixed-Reality to Deliver an Equalitarian User Experience During Live Events. In ICMI 2017 Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interactiondoi:10.1145/3136755.3136781
This paper explores the use of head-mounted displays (HMDs) as a way to deliver a front row experience to any audience member during a live event. To do so, it presents a two-...
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...
Edinburgh Innovations Ltd
This project aims to develop a new and innovative structured visit programme focussed on the needs and wants of this increasingly significant older population group. Specifically aimed at the over 75 ...
Scottish Funding Council
This project takes a new approach to teaching Mindful-breathing techniques to children aged 4-9.
Diagnosis of anxiety, stress, depression and ADHD in children has seen a significant increase over the...
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure ...
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 ...
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...
18 May 2017
Professor Hazel Hall was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) by RSE President Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell at a ceremony at the RSE headquarters at Georg...
Academic Skills Adviser
Professor in Maternal Health
Programme Leader BDes(Hons) Product Design
Senior Research Fellow
Onyianta, A. J., & Williams, R. (2017). The Use of Sedimentation for the Estimation of Aspect Ratios of Charged Cellulose Nanofibrils. In R. Fangueiro, & S. Rana (Eds.), Advances in Natural Fibre Composites: Raw Materials, Processing and Analysis, 195-203. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-64641-1_17
In this study, the aspect ratios of carboxymethylated and TEMPO-oxidised cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) were estimated by gel point analysis using a sedimentation approach. The f...
Abreu Esteves, A., Verweij, D., Suraiya, L., Islam, R., Lee, Y., & Oakley, I. (2017). SmoothMoves: smooth pursuits head movements for augmented reality. In UIST '17 Proceedings of the 30th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, 167-178. doi:10.1145/3126594.3126616
SmoothMoves is an interaction technique for augmented
reality (AR) based on smooth pursuits head movements. It
works by computing correlations between the movements
Graham, S., & Martindale, R. (2017). Army boots are blamed for injuries. Uk
The study investigated loads and impact using British military drill boots.
Graham, S., & Martindale, R. (2017). Will Soldiers be quick marching in trainers?. UK
Graham, S., Connaboy, C., & Martindale, R. (2017). Will soldiers be quick marching in their trainers? Troops could switch shoes because drilling in the wrong footwear is causing injuries. Uk
Tsiros, A., & Leplâtre, G. (2017). The Effectiveness of Two Audiovisual Mappings to Control a Concatenative Synthesiser. In J. Pätynen, V. Välimäki, & T. Lokki (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Sound and Music Computing Conference 2017, 320-327
This paper presents the results of an investigation into audio visual (AV) correspondences conducted as part of the development of Morpheme, a painting interface to control a ...
Pomponi, L., Sablone, E., Rusconi Clerici, L., Consalez, L. & Pomponi, F. (2017). Transforming challenges into opportunities in social housing: a case study from Italy. In Brotas, L., Roaf, S. & Nicol, F. (Eds.). PLEA Conference Proceedings Volume IIIISBN N/A
Social housing often aims to provide sheltering for people on low incomes or with particular needs. This results in a constraints-dominated context where environmental and soc...
Pomponi, F., Medina Campos, L., Moncaster, A. & Smith, S. (2017). Bringing pupils into building energy performance: school design, construction and operation. In PLEA Conference Proceedings Volume IIIISBN N/A
Colegio Rochester is school in Colombia with a strong vision for sustainability. This vision permeates the new school building which was the first school in Latin America to b...
Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Garnier, C. & Currie, J. (2017). Discrepancies between theoretical and actual heating demand in Scottish modern dwellings. In PLEA 2017 Proceedings - Design to Thrive, 361 to 368. ISBN 978-0-9928957-5-4
The study reports on the differences between the actual heat consumption profiles of twelve dwellings monitored for four years and their predicted heat demand profiles as calc...
Buunk, I., Hall, H. & Smith, C. (in press). Skills in Sight: How Social Media Affordances Increase Network Awareness. In Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Knowledge Management ECKM 2017ISBN n/a
The discussion in this paper derives from an analysis of data from twenty interviews conducted with members of an online knowledge sharing platform between October 2016 and Fe...
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...
Binyamin, S., Rutter, M. J. & Smith, S. (2017). Factors Influencing the Students’ Use of Learning Management Systems: A Case Study of King Abdulaziz University. In n/a, 289 - 297. ISBN n/a
Abstract: The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) has been one of the most popular models in explaining the acceptance of technologies and employed empirically in various studie...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
Mobile health (mHealth) is a rapidly growing area with patients and healthcare professionals using applications (apps) on smartphones to help them manage chronic illness. Dementia is a growing problem...
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...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
The Physiological Society
This project aims to inform the creation of a discipline specific physiology core curriculum that is agreed by stakeholder groups vested in nursing and physiology education to clarify relevant physiol...
Historic Environment Scotland
Experimental study of the pull-out strength of anchors embedded in rubble walls and evaluation of factors affecting the efficiency of such a strengthening intervention.
Historic Environment Scotland a...
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...
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...
This study concerns the impact of a diagnosis of mental illness on young people and their families. One in ten adolescents suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder and there is increasing awareness t...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein (AGP) is a 43kDa glycoprotein, so called due to the post-translation...
Motorcyclists that have no protective structures while motorcycling as other
The applied aspects of my research relate to the preparation and performance of armed forces/service personnel based on fundamental scientific theory...
Hip fracture is a common, serious and well-defined in...
Nurse education has evolved f...
The review of available literature related to pedestrian accidents indicates that the
occurrence of pedestrian acciden...
A complex and contested concept, dignity is recognised as a significant factor in a person’s experience of care. Variations in the provision of dignity in care are reported in the literature and in the media. Many theoretical, organisational, professional and personal perspectives on dignity in care have been described, but the perspectives of nursing students have received relatively little attention. The purpose of this PhD study is to explore perceptions of preserving dignity in care among nursing students enrolled in a three-year preregistration undergraduate adult nursing programme.
Nippostrongylus brasiliensis is a rodent intestinal nematode with ...
Life histories are known to vary across geographic ranges in response to a number of factors, both b...
Vulnerable Road User (VRU) road safety performance lags behind the improvements achieved among motorised users despite having the same road safety ta...
The subject of this study is Sub-Sahara Africa Anglophone Video-moviemaking and the
research process is an emp...
This thesis considers the role of community media in contemporary media policy developments of Anglophone Sub-Saharan ...
The growing fatality of road traffic accidents in most cities constitutes a p...
20 February 2017
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) brings together distinguished individuals from the arts, business, science and technology and academia worlds to advance learning and know...
22 August 2017
12 December 2017
30 June 2016
The Cyber Academy and Hutchinson Networks have started a new collaborative project which aims to create a completely virtualized infrastructure which mirrors one that can be s...
07 December 2016
The paper reports some of the findings of Frances Ryan's doctoral research. The full study – due to be completed in spring 2017 – takes into account prior research on the buil...
19 April 2017
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...
16 October 2017
13 October 2017
09 October 2017
08 October 2017
11 July 2017
Lyndsey will use the bursary later in 2017 to support a visit to Turku, Finland, where she will gather case study data for her ESRC-funded doctoral study on workplace learning...