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Chaos-based Confusion and Diffusion of Image Pixels using Dynamic Substitution

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Abdullah, Q., Ahmad, J., Boulila, W., Rubaiee, S., Masood, F., Khan, F., & Buchanan, W. J. (in press)
Chaos-based Confusion and Diffusion of Image Pixels using Dynamic Substitution. IEEE Access, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3012912
The evolution of wireless and mobile communication from 0G to the upcoming 5G gives riseto data sharing through the Internet. This data transfer via open public networks are s...

Learning and development effectiveness in organisations: An integrated systems-informed model of effectiveness

Book
Garavan, T., O'Brien, F., Duggan, J., Gubbins, C., Lai, Y., Carbery, R., …Grant, K. (2020)
Learning and development effectiveness in organisations: An integrated systems-informed model of effectiveness. (1). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-48900-7
This book offers an integrated and contextualised framework for learning and development (L&D) effectiveness that addresses both the nature of L&D and its antecedents and outc...

Home-based end of life care for children and their families – a systematic scoping review and narrative synthesis

Journal Article
Malcolm, C., Katherine, K., & Charlotte, T. (in press)
Home-based end of life care for children and their families – a systematic scoping review and narrative synthesis. Journal of Pediatric Nursing,
Abstract Problem: There is a growing international drive to deliver children’s palliative care services closer to home. Families should have choice of where end of life (EOL)...

Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers

Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, . P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, . E. (in press)
Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers. Scientific Reports,
In this paper an automatic adaptive antenna impedance tuning algorithm is presented that is based on quantum inspired genetic optimization technique. The proposed automatic qu...

An attitudinal impacts analysis of social media platforms and brand relationship quality at music festivals

Journal Article
Strand, A., & Robertson, M. (in press)
An attitudinal impacts analysis of social media platforms and brand relationship quality at music festivals. Event Management, https://doi.org/10.3727/152599520X15894679115538
The purpose of this study is determination of ways in which music festival organizers can target their social media communication with greater certainty toward younger generat...

Anxiety and depression in the Republic of Ireland during the COVID-19 pandemic

Journal Article
Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Mcbride, O., Murphy, J., Karatzias, T., Bentall, R. P., …Vallières, F. (in press)
Anxiety and depression in the Republic of Ireland during the COVID-19 pandemic. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, https://doi.org/10.1111/acps.13219
Background: The COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland resulted in a nationwide quarantine on March 27th, 2020. This study represents the first assessment of rates of anxiety and depres...

Global potential for material substitution in building construction: the case of cross laminated timber

Journal Article
D'Amico, B., Pomponi, F., & Hart, J. (in press)
Global potential for material substitution in building construction: the case of cross laminated timber. Journal of Cleaner Production,
The building and construction sector is a large contributor to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions and consumes the vastest amount of natural resources. Widely considered a...

Distributed Model-Free Bipartite Consensus Tracking for Unknown Heterogeneous Multi-Agent Systems with Switching Topology

Journal Article
Zhao, H., Peng, L., & Yu, H. (2020)
Distributed Model-Free Bipartite Consensus Tracking for Unknown Heterogeneous Multi-Agent Systems with Switching Topology. Sensors, 20(15), https://doi.org/10.3390/s20154164
This paper proposes a distributed model-free adaptive bipartite consensus tracking (DMFABCT) scheme. The proposed scheme is independent of a precise mathematical model, but ca...

Social Inequalities in Music Education: Whose Problem?

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2020, July)
Social Inequalities in Music Education: Whose Problem?. Paper presented at Association For Popular Music Education World Conference, Edinburgh
Moir, Z. (2020, July). Social Inequalities in Music Education: Whose Problem?. Paper presented at Association For Popular Music Education World Conference, Edinburgh.

Free Improvisation as Radical Musicking: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Higher Popular Music Education

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2020, July)
Free Improvisation as Radical Musicking: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Higher Popular Music Education. Paper presented at Association for Popular Music Education World Conference, Edinburgh
Moir, Z. (2020, July). Free Improvisation as Radical Musicking: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Higher Popular Music Education. Paper presented at Association for Popular M...

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Digitisation of Home Grown Timber Products

2020 - 2021
The aim of this project is to determine the potential for the symbiosis of renewable resource (forestry, woody bio-mass and naturally replenishable) and the high value manufacture of a resilient and s...
Funder: Forestry Commission Scotland | Value: £30,000

Towards carbonless engines: the fundamentals of hydrogen compression-ignition

2020 - 2021
The current project proposes a novel approach for the use of hydrogen in compression ignition (CI) engine mode, in alignment with UK’s plan for zero emissions by 2040. The use of hydrogen in CI engine...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £65,616

Exploring knowledge and understanding of prostate and oesophageal cancer in people with intellectual disability

2020 - 2020
People with intellectual disability (PWID) are living longer, and at risk of age related diseases e.g. cancer. Research on cancer in PWID is limited, but identifies a different pattern of cancer from ...
Funder: The Melville Trust for Cure and Care of Cancer | Value: £1,800

Gregarines - an aquatic symbiosis model system

2020 - 2023
Apicomplexans are widely distributed, single-celled organisms that are always described as obligate parasitic. Despite their importance for human health (malaria, toxoplasmosis) and vast literature on...
Funder: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation | Value: £266,914

Construction on Peat

2020 - 2021
Housing Construction on Peatland: Opening up Opportunities and Minimising Disruption through Innovation – Phase 1 Feasibility of Proposed Solutions
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £34,590

Investigating the prevalence and diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in Scottish hoverfly populations

2020 - 2021
Investigating the prevalence and diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in Scottish hoverfly populations
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £13,549

Who benefits from cardiovascular risk reduction programmes? Building a Scottish observatory to measure the impact of blood pressure (BP) telemonitoring and future cardiovascular risk reduction interve...

2020 - 2023
The British Heart Foundation is partnering the Scottish Government in supporting the roll out of an evidence based BP telemonitoring initiative (scale up BP) in order to facilitate increased detection...
Funder: British Heart Foundation | Value: £192,845

Online debriefings with care home staff after a resident’s death: improving coping mechanisms, team cohesion and communication with relatives

2020 - 2020
To support care home staff, it is essential to assist them to cope individually, within a cohesive team and support confident communication about death with excluded relatives. This project focusses o...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £20,864

Avoiding Burn Out of Care Home Workforce: sharing national learning and local initiatives that support resilience and retention during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020 - 2020
A key issue arising from the Covid-19 pandemic for Care Homes is heightened risk of staff burn out, further undermining already problematic staff retention in this sector. This short, high impact stud...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £9,317

Creatives in Crisis: How freelance creatives mobilise online communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 - 2021
Creative industries in the UK have been recognised as a driver of economic growth and cultural expression. However, much academic work has been devoted to the low paid, insecure, and sometimes exploit...
Funder: The University of Edinburgh | Value: £4,947

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Developing Formal Evaluation Methods to Measure and Improve the User Experience Design of Extended Reality

2020 - date
Joanna Aldhous | Director of Studies: Dr Emilia Sobolewska | Second Supervisor: Dr Gemma Webster

Early detection of online extremism networks using Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning

2020 - date
Richard Plant | Director of Studies: Dr Dimitra Gkatzia | Second Supervisor: Dr Valerio Giuffrida

The Representation of UK Slavery Heritage

2020 - date
Shemroy Roberts | Director of Studies: Dr Craig Wight | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

SQA Music Qualifications as Preperation for Music Degrees: An Investigation

2020 - date
Rebekah Donn | Director of Studies: Dr Zack Moir | Second Supervisor: MR Bryden Stillie

Dynamic response of timber floors reinforced with transverse bridging spine systems

2020 - date
Abel Munoz Herraez | Director of Studies: Dr Aamir Khokhar | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Hairstans

An approach to proactive smart building maintenance.

2020 - date
Zhimeng Huang | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani

Next Generation Forensic and Incident Response Analysis Challenges on Industrial Control Systems

2020 - date
Owen Cutajar | Director of Studies: Dr Naghmeh Moradpoor Sheykhkanloo | Second Supervisor: Dr Zakwan Jaroucheh

Development of numerical tools for modelling hydrogen and gas mixtures in subsurface storage

2020 - date
Richard Wallace | Director of Studies: Dr Zuansi Cai | Second Supervisor: Dr John McDougall

Vampires, the Neo-human and the Gothic

2020 - date
Hannah Barretto | Director of Studies: Dr Emily Alder | Second Supervisor: Dr Sarah Artt

Next Generation Forensic and Incident Response Analysis Challenges

2020 - date
Connor Goodwin | Director of Studies: Dr Gordon Russell | Second Supervisor: Dr Sean McKeown

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Alistair Duff Interviewed: "Coronavirus, the Information Age & 1984!"

8 June 2020
The Asia Scotland Institute has released a vidcast with Professor Alistair Duff, Professor of Information Policy at Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh. Professor Duff addresses the extent to which...

School of Computing Hosts Easter Egg hunt online in Jupiter Artland in Minecraft

11 April 2020
Children from across Scotland gathered together in virtual space for an Easter Egg hunt hosted in Jupiter Artland in Minecraft during the lockdown.

University teams up with community researchers to help improve their neighbourhood

6 February 2020
A Team of community researchers will join forces with academics to help improve their neighbourhood. UK Research and Innovation today announced its backing for the Seven Kingdoms of Wester Hailes, on...

How working together delivered the key to unlocking the value of health data to European citizens

2 December 2019
Symphonic integrated into the EU Shield project, and which aims to share health care information across Europe, in a trusted way. Symphonic integrated a consent module which allows patient consent dat...

University Spin-out - Cyan Forensics - Wins at GovTech Summit 2019

18 November 2019
The third Cybersecurity spin-out from The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University was the winner at PitchGovTech as part of the GovTech Summit 2019.

Prof Al Duff Featured in Sunday Express

5 October 2019
A revolt is needed to protect our privacy, leading professor claims Professor Alistair Duff insists the rise of technology such as facial recognition (FRT), CCTV and smart devices is robbing us of ou...

Expert Testimony to Scottish Parliament

30 September 2019
Prof Al Duff appeared as an expert witness before the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee. Testifying on behalf of privacy pressure group NO2ID Edinburgh, he answered MSP question about the bill f...

Winner of the RISE award for Design, Innovation and Creativity

30 September 2019
The RISE Awards are the highlight of the annual Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) Conference – and this year’s ceremony saw Edinburgh Napier’s Bernardino D'Amico and France...

Prof. Emma Hart invited to join Scottish Government Steering Group to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy for Scotland.

16 September 2019
Prof. Emma Hart has been invited by Minister Kate Forbes to join a Scottish Government Steering Group to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy for Scotland.

Music team and technology helps bring twins virtually together for the BBC World Service 'Digital Planet' programme

5 September 2019
Edinburgh Napier and the Royal College of Music has helped bring musicians virtually together as part of a special 18th birthday edition of the BBC World Service’s Digital Planet programme. Led in E...

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