Baverstock, A., & Ennis, L. (2017, September). The use of reading to improve student transition to university - and build the wider community. A case study within two universities. Presented at Higher Education Institution Research, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
This workshop explores how two universities have collaborated to us pre-arrival shared reading to empower learners.
Baverstock, A. & Webster-Henderson, B. (2017, July). Using shared reading to promote a sense of community – between 30,000 students, 10,000 staff and over 400+ miles. Presented at HEA Annual Conference 2017 - Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight, University of Manchester
Pre-arrival shared reading is currently flavour-of-the-month, with many universities actively considering involvement. How to frame the activity can be more contentious – shou...
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Gemma, W. (2017, June). Taking education for granted: the role of placement in computing science. Presented at Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
The importance of placements and internships was highlighted in the 2016 Shadbolt Review of Computer Science Degree Accreditation and Graduate Employability – indeed the secon...
SUNRISE will develop, implement, assess and facilitate learning about new, collaborative ways to address common mobility challenges at the neighbourhood level. Towards this aim, 6 cities will foster c...
This European Fellowship project will benefit the researcher by giving and enhancing the knowledge and skills for a future generation of CPSs which enjoy the unique feature of context-active resilienc...
Forestry Commission Scotland
Applied research and knowledge transfer addressing industry needs – as set out by the SIRT management board. This includes providing information and advice to industry sponsors
Senior IT Developer
Lecturer & Senior Research Fellow
Lecturer in Civil Engineering
Senior IT Developer
Smith, S., Smith, C., Berg, T., & Bowen, T. (2017, June). Rich Pictures of the Future. Presented at Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference, Edinburgh , Scotland
The acceleration of technological innovation means that higher education must prepare students for an unknown future like never before, and help them see their position in rel...
Todd, L., Leask, A. & Ensor, J. (2017, June). Materiality, memories and lived event tourism experiences. Presented at Critical Tourism Studies: Understand Tourism- Change Tourism, Understand Ourselves - Change Ourselves, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Todd, L., & Logan-McFarlane, A. (2017, June). Imaging Edinburgh as the ‘festival city’. Presented at Critical Tourism Studies: Understand Tourism- Change Tourism, Understand Ourselves - Change Ourselves, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
We will present initial findings and emerging themes from our study into the imaging of a ‘festival city’, as it is represented and elicited by city stakeholders through share...
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, May). Timber properties of minor conifer species in Britain and future marketing opportunities. Presented at The National Forestry Conference for Ireland "an appraisal of the silvicultural and marketing potential of coniferous alternatives to Sitka spruce", Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, Co. Meath
Thuemmler, C. (2017, May). 5G - What architecture to serve vertical industry. Presented at IEEE ICC 2017, Paris
5G offers the promise to dynamically satisfy a multiplicity of concurrent requirements originating from various business models of vertical industries. The 5G PPP has publishe...
Thuemmler, C. (2017, May). 5G: What Architecture to Serve Vertical Industries?. Presented at IEEE ICC 2017, Paris
The implementation and roll out of 5G technology is progressing at increasing speed and will impact all industrial verticals. Health is globally a very important industry wort...
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, May). Bringing new species to the market place. Presented at EFIATLANTIC AND IEFC ANNUAL MEETING The Role of Alternative Tree Species in the Forests of Atlantic Europe, Edinburgh
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, May). Timber grading. Presented at Tree Breeding and Forest Products - An update on current research, Garwnant
Rose, L., Istanboulian, L., Allum, L., Burry, L., Dale, C., Hart, N., …Connolly, B. (2017). Patient- and family-centered performance measures focused on actionable processes of care for persistent and chronic critical illness: protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 6, doi:10.1186/s13643-017-0476-9. ISSN 2046-4053
Approximately 5 to 10% of critically ill patients transition from acute critical illness to a state of persistent and in some cases chronic critical illness. Thes...
Payne, C., Bell, C., Steen, P., Currie, J., Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J., & Muschamp, H. (2017). Fife Local Energy Masterplan. Fife Council
The way we generate and use energy has constantly changed. In recent decades it has become the role of the National Grid, gas network, and multinational energy companies to de...
Holmes, P. (2017). Storm Piece
20 channel voice recording. Audio speakers.
The huge oceanic swells that hit the western European coast bring visitors from all over the world to experience the surfing. Th...
Macleod, K. (2017). Event: Women Working in Film & Television. Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh
Annual Networking and panel events to enhance gender diversity and promote women’s careers in film & Television. Held on International Women’s Day in School of Arts & Creative...
The Scottish Parliament
The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body is seeking to award a contract for research on behalf of the Justice Committee.
The Family Law (Scotland) Bill (‘the Bill’) is due to be introduced this yea...
Scottish Funding Council
Student Placement Innovation Voucher as continuation of earlier Standard Innovation Voucher in partnership with Geo-Info Ltd.
This project aims to extend the earlier project by assessing the performan...
Medical Research Council
A significant challenge faced by modern society is the lack of therapeutics for a large number of infections, particularly those that are endemic or widely spread in developing countries. Dengue is on...
United Nations Environment Programme
The project aims to explore and develop ways in which the C storage function of seagrass meadows can be used to help their conservation, in particular through community-based PES schemes.
Chief Scientists Office
Approximately 3,500 women in the UK experience the trauma of perinatal loss each year. Up to 39% go on to develop perinatal PTSD. There is no effective treatment for these women, but EMDR is effective...
Forestry Commission Scotland funds for Innovation Internships, learning journey and Holz Forum Mutual Placemaking Exercise
The NHS in the UK employs an estimated 1,500+ chaplains. Chaplains deliver specialist spiritual care to patients and staff across the NHS, offering comfort to those of all faith and none. Despite the ...
This project will use steganography technology and shared secrets to improve the usability of the process of recovering cryptocurrency/distributed ledger wallet. It will do so by encoding parts of the...
Timber and construction research
This project is to assist in the research of cleaning coffee cups to a standard acceptable for public use. The research will be used in the development of a product that can be installed in office sp...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
To develop a formal Scotland-wide network of LIS researchers and practitioners, to help spread expertise into a connected practitioner community across all LIS sectors through high quality training an...
The main objective of this project is to conduct archival research that will lead to new and internationally significant academic publications on the literary work of two modern Scottish female author...
We’re looking to develop a pet bedding design from re-used bedding material (Sheets, Duvets, Mattresses & Pillows). The idea is to make a product that is highly functional in nature and also well desi...
This is a follow on project, which aims to use statistical entropy concepts to understand the behaviour of granular materials, and will fund a 4-week stay in Hungary to work with Budapest University o...
Our aim with aaltspace is to produce an enhanced innovative, lightweight timber framed building system that is visually distinct and beautiful to look at, flexible in use, environmentally considerate...
ICSA DVF Professor Nasser Kehtarnavaz will be speaking about “Real-Time Human Action Recognition via Simultaneous Utilization of Depth Images and Inertial Signals” on Monday 19 June at 10am at Edinbur...
31 May 2017
Prof Bill Buchanan, who leads The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University, has been invited as a witness at the Health and Sport Committee within the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 20 June 2017. ...
30 May 2017
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins has been appointed to the team of copy-editors for Information Research, one of the longest-established open access journals in the field of I...
22 May 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan, an international expert in Cyber Security, appeared on a wide range of media events related to the ransomware attack (WannaCry).
19 May 2017
IMS member, Dr Marizah Minhat, Assistant Director of ICMGR, recently led an event on ethical finance and investment; here she reflects on its findings.
18 May 2017
Professor Hazel Hall was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh at a ceremony on Monday 15th May.
17 May 2017
The Cyber Academy and MBM Commercial hosted a highly successful conference event with over 120 delegates which outlined some of the current issues of law and cyber security.
16 May 2017
TRI's Dr Jason Monios is part of a consortium that was successful in a funding application to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Led by Professor Adolf Ng at the Un...
18 April 2017
TRI researcher, Richard Llewellyn, was invited to speak on the controversial subject of Shared Space and its implications at a industry conference in Stirling.
2 April 2017
Researchers in the Centre for Social Informatics have released findings of the Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement (IL-DEM) project.
19 March 2017
Professor Hazel Hall is the guest of the University of São Paulo, Brazil in the week beginning 13th March 2017.
13 March 2017
Professor Hazel Hall has been appointed Docent of Information Studies at Åbo Akademi University
21 February 2017
Professor Hazel Hall of the School of Computing is one of 60 new elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
20 February 2017
This one-day symposium organised at the Radboud University Medical Centre brought together international scientists in the field of tumor immunology, computational and artificial immune systems.
17 February 2017
The New Year welcomed Emma Hart to the helm of Evolutionary Computation. She took over the role of Editor-in-Chief from Hans-Georg Beyer (who had assumed the role himself in 2010). Professor Hart ans...