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Supporting and enhancing student agency in feedback processes: using a novel feedback tool in the creative industries

Presentation / Conference
Cochrane, R., & Firth, R. (2021, June)
Supporting and enhancing student agency in feedback processes: using a novel feedback tool in the creative industries. Paper presented at Assessment in Higher Education (AHE) Conference 2020, Manchester
This paper focuses on students’ use of a novel programme-focused feedback tool we have developed and utilised across Product Design at Edinburgh Napier University. In the cont...

Craft Beer in Research and Practice

Book
Clarke, D., Ellis, V., Patrick, H., & Weir, D. (in press)
Craft Beer in Research and Practice. Bingley: Emerald
Clarke, D., Ellis, V., Patrick, H., & Weir, D. (in press). Craft Beer in Research and Practice. Bingley: Emerald.

Privacy-preserving Surveillance Methods using Homomorphic Encryption

Conference Proceeding
Bowditch, W., Abramson, W., Buchanan, W. J., Pitropakis, N., & Hall, A. J. (2020)
Privacy-preserving Surveillance Methods using Homomorphic Encryption. https://doi.org/10.5220/0008864902400248
Data analysis and machine learning methods often involve the processing of cleartext data, and where this could breach the rights to privacy. Increasingly, we must use encrypt...

Phishing URL Detection Through Top-Level Domain Analysis: A Descriptive Approach

Conference Proceeding
Christou, O., Pitropakis, N., Papadopoulos, P., Mckeown, S., & Buchanan, W. J. (2020)
Phishing URL Detection Through Top-Level Domain Analysis: A Descriptive Approach. https://doi.org/10.5220/0008902202890298
Phishing is considered to be one of the most prevalent cyber-attacks because of its immense flexibility and alarmingly high success rate. Even with adequate training and high ...

Teaching Across Time and Space: How University Educators Relate With, and Through, Technology

Book Chapter
Drumm, L. (2020)
Teaching Across Time and Space: How University Educators Relate With, and Through, Technology. In F. Soares, K. Brown, A. Uukkivi, & A. P. Lopes (Eds.), Developing Technology Mediation in Learning Environments, (23-42). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-1591-4.ch002
Technology can be used to bring people closer together yet can also come between them and push them apart. In an age where discourse around our relationship with technology is...

Modelling a field-scale compressed air energy storage in porous rock reservoirs

Conference Proceeding
Yang, L., Guo, C., Li, C., He, Q., Zhang, K., & Cai, Z. (2020)
Modelling a field-scale compressed air energy storage in porous rock reservoirs. In Volume 4: Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Applied Energy, Part 3, Sweden, 2019
Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) is one of the promising methods to store the surplus solar and wind energy in a grid scale . In this study, we used a non...

Athos: An Extensible DSL for Model Driven Traffic and Transport Simulation

Conference Proceeding
Hoffmann, B., Urquhart, N., Chalmers, K., & Guckert, M. (2020)
Athos: An Extensible DSL for Model Driven Traffic and Transport Simulation
Multi-agent systems may be considered appropriate tools for simulating complex systems such as those based around traffic and transportation networks. Modelling traffic partic...

Opportunities and Challenges in Statistical Analysis of Transportation Data: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

Report
Fountas, G., Anastasopoulos, P. C., & Boyle, L. (2020)
Opportunities and Challenges in Statistical Analysis of Transportation Data: Where We Are and Where We Are Going. Transportation Research Board
Standing Committee on Statistical Methods (ABJ80). Over the last three decades, the committee has significantly broadened its focus across nearly all aspects of transportation...

Dynamic observers for unknown populations

Journal Article
Guiver, C., Poppelreiter, N., Rebarber, R., Tenhumberg, B., & Townley, S. (in press)
Dynamic observers for unknown populations. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B, https://doi.org/10.3934/dcdsb.2020232
Dynamic observers are considered in the context of structured population modeling and management. Roughly, observers combine a known measured variable of some process with a m...

The Political Histories of UK Public Libraries and Access to Knowledge

Book Chapter
Lawson, S. (in press)
The Political Histories of UK Public Libraries and Access to Knowledge. In M. Eve, & J. Gray (Eds.), Reassembling Scholarly Communications: Histories, Infrastructures, and Global Politics of Open Access. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (MIT Press
To complement contemporary discussions on open access, this chapter considers public libraries as one element of the longer history of access to scholarly knowledge. A histori...

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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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Bio-Nanomaterial Hazard Assessment: development of in vitro models to aid assessment of reproductive function in response to nanomedicines

2019 - date
Sarah Horgan | Director of Studies: Prof Gary Hutchison | Second Supervisor: Dr Eva Malone

Should I stay or should I go? An exploration of the experience of deciding to leave the nursing profession

2019 - date
Fiona Bastow | Director of Studies: Dr Catherine Mahoney | Second Supervisor: Dr Jessica MacLaren

Exploring the relationships between academic and placement learning during adult field nurse education in Scotland: A mixed methods study

2019 - date
Mrs Gillian Taylor | Director of Studies: Dr Elaine Carnegie | Second Supervisor: Dr Nicola Ring

A Compositional Exploration of Auditory-Visual Synaesthesia

2019 - date
The aim of my practice-based PhD is to determine whether tapping into one’s synaesthesia can assist in the music composition/production proce...
Corin Anderson | Director of Studies: Dr Zack Moir | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Burton

Mapping restorative justice in Scotland: a qualitative research of referral authorities

2019 - date
Siobhan Butler | Director of Studies: Dr Giuseppe Maglione | Second Supervisor: Dr Jamie Buchan

Risk management of the 'Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)' projects - an empirical study of investments of the Chinese state-owned-banks (SOBs) in the region

2019 - date
Lei Kong | Director of Studies: Prof Simon Gao | Second Supervisor: Dr Nazam Dzolkarnaini

Language As Violence - A discourse analysis of trolling on Twitter

2019 - date
Amy King | Director of Studies: Dr Mabel Victoria | Second Supervisor: Dr Arin Keeble

An investigation into the validity of utilising learning analytics to support and inform student retention and achievement in post-16 education.

2019 - date
Kerry Heathcote | Director of Studies: Dr Catherine Mahoney | Second Supervisor: Dr Fiona Smart

The co-production, development and field testing of an educational nutrition programme for carers of adults with learning disabilities living in a care home

2019 - date
Mhari Henderson-Laidlaw | Director of Studies: Ruth Paterson | Second Supervisor: Dr Maria Truesdale

What is the nature of musical time?

2019 - date
Ioannis Koufoudakis | Director of Studies: Dr John Hails | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Burton

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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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