Programme Leader Sport, Exercise and Health Science
Perret, C., Powers, S. T., & Hart, E. (2017). Emergence of hierarchy from the evolution of individual influence in an agent-based model. In Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Artificial Life 2017, 348-355
The sudden transition from egalitarian groups to hierarchical societies that occurred with the origin of agriculture is one of the most striking features of the evolution of h...
McGuire, D., MacKenzie, A. & Kissack, H. (2017). The use of gendered language in speeches made by Trump and Clinton adhered to stereotypes of the roles of male and female leaders
Speeches delivered by Donald J. Trump and Hillary Rodham Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign contained many uses of gendered language. David McGuire, Abbi MacKenzie ...
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...
Sporting Chance Initiative
Dirt School are looking to develop their digital platform, and find new ways of teaching students. They have a requirement for a digital teaching solution that will use innovative video features to al...
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...
The nature of sport drives people to improve, develop and better their own performances. To do this effectively means hiring a coach but often there are costs and/or geographical issues in fin...
22 April 2016
22 April 2016
Open for ApplicationsRecruitment is now underway for the 4th year of the Destination Leaders Programme; a transformational investment for you, your business and your destinati...
07 November 2016
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...
Business Improvement Consultant
Senior Research Fellow
Lecturer in Finance
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...
Liuti, A., D'Amico, B. & Pugnale, A. (2016). Building timber gridshells with air: Numerical simulations and technique challenges. In Cruz, P. J. S. (Ed.). Structures and Architecture: Beyond their LimitsISBN 9781138026513
Construction has always been a fascinating and challenging aspect of timber gridshells. So far, only three techniques have successfully been used for the erection of such stru...
Lalla-Ruiz, E., Segredo, E., Voss, S., Hart, E. & Paechter, B. (2015). Analysing the performance of migrating birds optimisation approaches for large scale continuous problems. In Parallel Problem Solving from Nature – PPSN XIV, 134-144. ISBN 978-3-319-45823-6; 978-3-319-45822-9
We present novel algorithmic schemes for dealing with large
scale continuous problems. They are based on the recently proposed
population-based meta-heuristics Migrating Birds...
Weaver, M. (2015). Untapped talent: You and our young professionals as trustees
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Whitlock, D., Rickson, J., Humphries, N., Thompson, R. & Tibbett, M. (2015). The influence of coal mine spoil physical properties on the spatial distribution of lichen-rich communities. In Mine Closure 2015: Proceedings of the tenth internation conference on mine closure, 1047. ISBN 9780991790593
Coal mine spoil tips have been recognised as a UK Biodiversity Action Plan habitat owing to the presence of a host of unique flora and fauna assemblages and, in particular, " ...
Gao, S. S. & Zhang, J. (2015). The Motivation and Effectiveness of Adopting EVA® in China’s Central Government-Owned Enterprises. In Proceedings of World Business Research Conference. ISBN 978-1-922069-78-8
China’s central government-owned enterprises (CGOEs) were required to implement Economic Value Added (EVA®) in 2010 as a part of introducing innovative performance evaluation ...
Tjandra, N. C., Ensor, J., Omar, M. & Thomson, J. R. (2013). Co-creating brand value with Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs): Introducing the spiral model of brand value co-creation. In Proceedings of 47th Academy of Marketing Conference
The concept of co-creation is inspired by the recognition of the changing role of customers from passive participation into active players. This recognition has led to the ide...
Parkes, T., Atherton, I., Evans, J., Gloyn, S., McGhee, S., Stoddart, B., …Choudury, H. (2011). An evaluation to assess the implementation of NHS delivered Alcohol Brief Interventions: Final Report.
Alcohol Brief Interventions (ABIs) have been identified as an effective strategy for treating people whose alcohol consumption is posing a risk to their health. As part of its...
Smith, S., Gentleman, M., Tocher, R., Dewar, B., Kalorkoti, J. & Pullin, S. (2011). Leadership in Compassionate Care: Conference Handbook
McQuaid, R. W. & Scherrer, W. (2005). Public private partnership - comparative issues in the UK, Germany and Austria
While the UK has been a leader in the large-scale introduction of public private partnerships (PPPs) across the economy, both Austria and Germany have been relative latecomers...
Fyall, A. & Leask, A. (2002). Managing Visitor Attractions: An International Comparison of Management Practice. In CAUTHE 1993 to 2002: A Decade of Australian Tourism ResearchISBN 1876685344
Rossi-Doria, O., Blum, C., Knowles, J., Sampels, M., Socha, K., & Paechter, B. (2001). A local search for the timetabling problem. In E. Burke, & P. Causmaecker (Eds.), Proceedings of the Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2002), 124-127
This work is part of the Metaheuristic Network, a European Commission project that seeks to empirically compare the performance of various metaheuristics on different combinat...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
British Council "Mobility Grant for Leadership Development Project". Funds visit by 6 persons from Ukraine to Edinburgh to seek potential collaborations in education and work based learning.
ENU Development Trust
"The Birth of a Nation: Exploring the Values-Based Leadership of Lee Kuan Yew in the Development of the Republic of Singapore" Yew was Singapore’s first Prime Minister from 1965 to 1990 and is regarde...
Scottish Funding Council
Through this project Skillstep hope to successfully create an app for banks and other corporates in the financial services market to help them grow the leadership skills of graduates and millennial st...
Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation
Many people need to instil eye drops to treat conditions such as Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) and Glaucoma (30% of the population have DES and 70 million people worldwide have glaucoma). DES is relieved wit...
Higher Education Office
The aim of the project will be to develop a model for the development of student PDPs incrementally during their undergraduate degree. The skills that students are expected to develop at present inclu...
British Exploring Society
To build an ongoing database of evidence relating to Mental toughness, leadership, coping and GRIT in order to evidence the process and outcomes of BES expeditions in relation to personal development....
The aim of the project is to examine corporate social responsibility approaches in the tourism and hospitality sector across three geographic locations. It will explore how cultural and societal value...
Since October 2008 the EI has delivered a Graduate Certificate of Management Practice programme designed in conjunction with SELECT (the Electrical Contractors' Association for Scotland).The programme...
Funding: European Commission
Duration: June 2011 - July 2014
Participating Countries: UK, Germany, Poland, Italy, France, Sweden
Research Team (Edinburgh Napier University): Prof. Ron McQuaid, Vanesa ...
Recent research findings have reinforced...
The developed economies are now considered to be entering the growth phase of
knowledge-based economic activity. Th...
This thesis offers an original contribution to knowledge through providing a...
The United Kingdom Higher Education sector is undergoing a prolonged period of turbulence in its external environment...
This thesis sets out a journey which culminates in the development of an analytical framework, the "Organisational C...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Creativity and innovation are very important capabilities within an org...
The aim of this PhD thesis is to explore the challenges in and prospects for achieving sustainable leaders...
This research focuses on an analysis of the changes in the Libyan Higher Education Institutions (LHEI...
01 April 2016
Michael J Driscol from the FBI will present the end note talk at Big Data in Cyber Security conference on 10 May 2016. He will join leading speakers, including from HPE, RSA, ...
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...
18 January 2018
Dan says "The Structural Timber Awards is a great showcase for innovation in building with wood – both in architectural design and engineering excellence. For that reason I’m...
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...
17 February 2016
17 February 2016
Stevie Wilson will provide a key talk at the International Conference on Big Data in Cyber Security on 10 May in Edinburgh.
Steve is currently the Head of Europol’s Euro...
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...
16 January 2016
16 January 2016
14 November 2017
14 November 2017
Changing construction culture through collaborative research. The Built Environment Exchange (beX) brings together international University and industry partners, to develop d...