Karatzias, T., Hyland, P., Ben-Ezra, M., & Shevlin, M. (in press). Hyper and hypo-activation affective dysregulation symptoms are integral in complex PTSD (CPTSD): Results from a non-clinical Israeli sample. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, ISSN 1049-8931
Objectives: The current study sought to further assess the nature of the Affect Dysregulation (AD) cluster of the ICD-11 proposal for Complex PTSD (CPTSD) in a non-clinical sa...
Tan, W. C., Saw, . L. H., Thiam, H. S., Xuan, J., Cai, Z., & Yew, M. C. (2018). Overview of porous media/metal foam application in fuel cells and solar power systems. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 96, (181-197). ISSN 1364-0321
Fuel cells and solar energy are promising candidates for electricity generation. It is forecast that fuel cells and solar power systems will play an important role in reducing...
Shettima, U., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2018). Board Characteristics and Microfinance Institutions' Performance: Panel Data Evidence from Nigeria. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 8(3), (369-386). ISSN 2042-1168
Purpose: This paper examines the effect of board characteristics on MFIs performance in Nigeria. A specific country study is warranted given the results from pooled cross-coun...
British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
The project will measure circulating white blood cells and progenitor cells in response to an extreme exercise running bout/event/ We will also be quantifying upper respiratory tract symptoms.
Society for Reproduction and Fertility
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually-transmitted infection in the world, and is associated with miscarriage, pre-term birth and infertility. However, the understanding of the mechanisms t...
SRF summer studentship
07 July 2018
The University’s SituLab Research Group – which consists of musician, composer and academic Katrina Burton and design academics Sam Vettese and Katharina Vones – have used the...
01 June 2017
It is established that there are recognition rate limitations when using a single modality sensor to perform human action or gesture recognition for human-comp...
16 June 2016
Simon Powers will deliver a research seminar about his work on the evolution of institutions.
Abstract Economics, artificial life, and agent-based c...
Lecturer in Cybersecurity
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networks; Program Leader for MSc Advanced Security & Cybercrime; Winner of Outstanding Woman in Cyber (Scottish Cyber Awards 2017)
Senior Lecturer & Subject Group Leader (EEM)
Ghaleb, B., Al-Dubai, A., Ekonomou, E., Romdhani, I., Nasser, Y., & Boukerche, A. (in press). A Novel Adaptive Routing Update Scheme for Low-Power Lossy Networks in IoT. IEEE Internet of Things Journal, (12). ISSN 2327-4662
In this paper, we introduce Drizzle, a new algorithm for maintaining routing information in the Low-power and Lossy Networks (LLNs). The aim is to address the limitations of t...
Perret, C., Powers, S. T., Pitt, J., & Hart, E. (2018). Can justice be fair when it is blind? How social network structures can promote or prevent the evolution of despotism. In T. Ikegami, N. Virgo, O. Witkowski, M. Oka, R. Suzuki, & H. Iizuka (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Artificial Lifedoi:10.1162/isal_a_00058
Hierarchy is an efficient way for a group to organize, but often goes along with inequality that benefits leaders. To control despotic behaviour, followers can assess leaders'...
Kolb, H., Snowden, A., Stevens, E., & Atherton, I. (2018). A retrospective medical records review of risk factors for the development of respiratory tract secretions (death rattle) in the dying patient. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(7), (1639-1648). doi:10.1111/jan.13704. ISSN 0309-2402
Aim: Identification of risk factors predicting the development of death rattle.
Background: Respiratory tract secretions, often called death rattle, are among the most common ...
Onyianta, A. J., Castellano, M., Dorris, M., Williams, R. L., & Vicini, S. (2018). The Effects of morpholine pre-treated and carboxymethylated cellulose nanofibrils on the properties of alginate-based hydrogels. Carbohydrate Polymers, 198, (320-327). doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.06.084. ISSN 0144-8617
The effects of varying percentage loadings of morpholine pre-treated cellulose nanofibrils (MCNF) and carboxymethylated cellulose nanofibrils (CMCNF) on the aqueous swelling, ...
Lloyd, M., Skelton, D. A., Mead, G. E., Williams, B., & van Wijck, F. (2018). Physical fitness interventions for nonambulatory stroke survivors: A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. Brain and Behavior, (e01000). doi:10.1002/brb3.1000. ISSN 2162-3279
Physical fitness training after stroke is recommended in guidelines across the world, but evidence pertains mainly to ambulatory stroke
survivors. Non-ambulatory ...
Spassiani, N., Heffron, J., Hammel, J., & Angell, A. (in press). Using Photovoice as a Participatory Method to Identify and Strategize Community Participation with People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, ISSN 1103-8128
Background: Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) experience barriers to community participation, yet their insider experiences of environmental barri...
Lenka, R. K., Rath, A. K., Tan, Z., Sharma, S., Puthal, D., Simha, N. V. R., …Tripathi, S. S. (2018). Building Scalable Cyber-Physical-Social Networking Infrastructure Using IoT and Low Power Sensors. IEEE Access, 6, (30162-30173). doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2842760
Wireless Sensors are an important component to develop the Internet of Things (IoT) Sensing infrastructure. There are enormous numbers of sensors connected with each other to ...
Crombie, I. K., Irvine, L., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., Petrie, D., Jones, C., …Achison, M. (2018). Texting to Reduce Alcohol Misuse (TRAM): main findings from a randomized controlled trial of a text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men. Addiction, doi:10.1111/add.14229. ISSN 0965-2140
To test the effectiveness of a theoretically-based text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among socially disadvantaged men.
A multi-centre parallel gro...
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E., Bhardwaj, J., & Fabian, K. (in press). Exploring women's motivations to study computer science. In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education 2018 Conference
This paper presents a study exploring women's decisions, influencers and early experiences of computing to better understand how women's motivations and prior experience affec...
Crombie, I. K., Irvine, L., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., Petrie, D. J., Jones, C., …Achison, M. (2018). Text message intervention to reduce frequency of binge drinking among disadvantaged men: the TRAM RCT. Public Health Research, 6(6), (1-156). doi:10.3310/phr06060. ISSN 2050-4381
Socially disadvantaged men are more likely to binge drink frequently and to experience high levels of alcohol-related harm.
To test the effectiveness and...
Hubbard, G., Kyle, R. G., Neal, R. D., Marmara, V., Wang, Z., & Dombrowski, S. U. (2018). Promoting sunscreen use and skin self-examination to improve early detection and prevent skin cancer: quasi-experimental trial of an adolescent psycho-educational intervention. BMC Public Health, 18(1), doi:10.1186/s12889-018-5570-y
Background: Skin cancer rates are increasing. Interventions to increase adolescent sunscreen use and skin self-examination (SSE) are required.
Methods: Quasi-experimental desi...
Agyepong, E., Buchanan, W., & Jones, K. (2018). Detection of Algorithmically Generated Malicious Domain. In CS & IT-CSCP 2018, 13-32. doi:10.5121/csit.2018.80802
In recent years, many malware writers have relied on Dynamic Domain Name Services (DDNS) to maintain their Command and Control (C&C) network infrastructure to ensure a persist...
Medical Research Council
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most important ageing-related musculoskeletal disease, affecting almost 9 million people in the UK. Despite this, there remain many unanswered questions in our understanding...
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
The ImagingBioPro network seeks to develop new, high energy imaging methods to capture the dynamic biochemical and biophysical processes in biological samples.
The human body is highly structured – f...
Edinburgh Napier Funded
Five year records based follow up of the participants in two telemonitoring trials will be carried out for the following reasons
1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an incurable, progre...
Scottish Funding Council
The aim of this project is to design and prototype a new, flatpack, low carbon home accessory for the Scottish tourist, domestic and export markets, using an eco-friendly alternative to medium density...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
The project aims to ascertain pollution exposure on Edinburgh main roads and greener routes, and also determine the health effects of active commuting via these routes
Royal Academy of Engineering
The population in Africa is growing rapidly, and thus the urbanization is accelerated. The need for detailed information on the performance of materials is a crucial part of the decision-making proces...
The benefits of exercise and reduced sedentary behavior on health and wellbeing are important for the whole population, but for those with type 2 diabetes they have particular benefits in enhancing bl...
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...
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...
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 ...