Reader/ Principal Research Fellow
Blakey, E. P., & O'Connor, S. (2017). Harnessing the power of social media in older adult nursing. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 12(4), doi:10.1111/opn.12177. ISSN 1748-3735
No abstract available.
O'Connor, S. (2017). Big Data and Data Science in Healthcare: What Nurses and Midwives Need to Know. Journal of Clinical Nursing, doi:10.1111/jocn.14164. ISSN 0962-1067
The evolution of technology in contemporary society has been accelerating in recent decades, with smaller, more interconnected hardware devices and software applications becom...
Sholl, S. (in press). Balance or tension? Walking the tightrope between training and patient care. Medical Education, ISSN 0308-0110
Burdett Trust for Nursing
This nurse-led project will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between leading researchers working in Edinburgh Napier University, in the University of Sydney, and Flinders University, Adelaide Aus...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Derek Hoy was a Scottish nurse based predominantly in Glasgow who died in 2012. He worked for many years in the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of clinical roles, where he began to experime...
Children's Hospice Association Scotland
The aim of the scoping exercise is to inform the development of an education strategy for CHAS relating to the delivery of palliative care for babies, children and young people (BCYP) and their famili...
20 June 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan was invited to present evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee on Cyber Security risks within Health Care in Scotland. He gave evidence on 20 ...
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 ...
01 February 2017
Lecturer/BSc Programme leader
Kydd, A. (2017). Flag Procession
No abstract available.
Report of the flag procession at the 44th Biennial Convention of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International.
O’Connor, S. & Hardiker, N. (2017). Derek Hoy: A legacy for Nursing Informatics in Scotland. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 104, 126-127. doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2017.05.010. ISSN 1386-5056
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017). TG1/201703/23rev Derivation of Viscan Compact and Viscan portable with balance grading machine settings for British Spruce. CEN TC124 WG2 TG1: MiCROTEC
Viscan portable WITH balance
Julius Durst Str. 98
IT-39042 Brixen (BZ)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland + Re...
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017). TG1/201703/25rev Derivation of Viscan and Viscan portable without balance grading machine settings for British Spruce. CEN TC124 WG2 TG1: MiCROTEC
Viscan portable WITHOUT balance
Julius Durst Str. 98
IT-39042 Brixen (BZ)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland + Republi...
Rowat, A., St George, B. & Pollock, A. (2017). Top ten research priorities relating to stroke nursing
No abstract available for this item.
Qasem, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I. & Ghaleb, B. (2017). Load Balancing Objective Function in RPL draft-qasem-roll-rpl-load-balancing-00
This document proposes an extended Objective Function(OF) that balances the number of children nodes of the parent nodes to avoid the overloading problem and ensure node lifet...
Qasem, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., Ghaleb, B. & Gharibi, W. (2016). A new efficient objective function for routing in Internet of Things paradigm. In 2016 IEEE Conference on Standards for Communications and Networking (CSCN),doi:10.1109/cscn.2016.7785168. ISBN 978-1-5090-3862-6
Low Power and Lossy Networks (LLNs) have a crucial role in the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm. For the IPv6 Routing Protocol for LLNs (RPL), two objective functions (OF) ha...
Essa, A., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I. & Eshaftri, M. (2016). A new dynamic weight clustering algorithm for wireless sensor networks. In Yang, S., Gao, J., Zhang, Y., Yang, K., Leung, V. C. M. & Hu, J. (Eds.). Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologies: First International Conference, Liverpool, UK, May 19-20, 2016 SmartGIFT 2016, 195-203. ISBN 978-3-319-47729-9, 978-3-319-47728-2
Since sensor nodes have limited energy resources, prolonging network lifetime and improving scalability are essential elements in energy-efficient Wireless Sensor Networks (WS...
Romdhani, I., Eshaftri, M., Al-Dubai, A. & Essa, A. (2016). Weight Driven Cluster Head Rotation for Wireless Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multi Media MoMM'16, 327-331. doi:10.1145/3007120.3007170. ISBN 978-1-4503-4806-5
Energy efficiency is one of the major issues in Wireless Sensor
Networks (WSNs), due to the limited power and processing
capabilities of the Sensor Nodes (SNs). The clustering...
Steyven, A., Hart, E. & Paechter, B. (2016). Understanding environmental influence in an open-ended evolutionary algorithm. In Parallel Problem Solving from Nature – PPSN XIV, 921-931. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-45823-6_86. ISBN 978-3-319-45822-9
It is well known that in open-ended evolution, the nature
of the environment plays in key role in directing evolution. However, in Evolutionary Robotics, it is often unclear e...
Liu, Q., Zhang, K., Liu, X. & Nigel Linge, A. (2016). Grid Routing: An Energy-Efficient Routing Protocol for WSNs with Single Mobile Sink. In Cloud Computing and Securitydoi:10.1007/978-3-319-48674-1_21. ISBN 978-3-319-48673-4, 978-3-319-48674-1
In a traditional wireless sensor network with static sinks, sensor nodes close to the sink run out of their batteries quicker than other nodes due to the increased data traffi...
O'Connor, S. & Andrews, T. (2016). Using Co-Design with Nursing Students to Create Educational Apps for Clinical Training. In Sermeus, W. (Ed.). Nursing Informatics 2016, 334-338. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-658-3-334
Mobile technology is being trialed in nursing education to support students in clinical practice, as it can provide instant access to high quality educational material at the ...
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...
This is a Data Labs project which will investigate Blockchain technology - with Spiritus, the project will be ground-breaking in the implementation of a private blockchain within a large-scale healthc...
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 ...
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...
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...
NHS Health Scotland
This funding is for collaborative workshops to develop data collection tools and intervention components to inform a definitive trial of a breast pump intervention. It is part of the BABI study funded...
Chief Scientists Office
We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...
NHS Education Scotland
NES -GNC and Margaret Callum Roger Midwifery Award
To find out from people with learning disabilities and those who care and support them what skills and qualities non-learning disability trained sta...
Traditionally energy balance in distilling has focused around process function or building. The intention of this project, focussing on Strathearn Distillery, is to develop a holistic approach which i...
Arthritis Research UK
This is an Arthritis research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis funded research project collaboration between the University of Nottingham (lead) and Edinburgh Napier University. The s...
Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity
Project transfer in from Stirling University. To develop an acceptable and feasible breast pump incentive intervention for future testing in a trial. To describe NHS and voluntary sector breast pump p...
National Institute for Health Research
Living with a chronic illness can impact on many aspects of people’s lives such as mental, social and financial wellbeing. GP practices were encouraged to look for depression in people with long term ...
The academic research into the relationship between gender, ge...
This thesis offers an original contribution to knowledge through providing a...
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...
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.
The PhD project will explore the relat...
"My PhD thesis seeks to analyse the making of mobilities in Washington D.C. as well as elite reprod...
The aim of the project is to investigate the impact of spinal mobilisation therapy in MS pa...
The non-registered assistant workforce in the National Health Service Scotland (NHSS) has ...
Mangrove forests are considered one of the most efficient natural carbon sinks and their preservation is thus im...
The applied aspects of my research relate to the preparation and performance of armed forces/service personnel based on fundamental scientific theory...
19 May 2017
19 May 2017
The Employment Research Institute invites you to the Ageing and the Workplace workshop.
The ageing of the population will have a significant impact on ...