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Managing smart city governance: A playbook for local and regional governments

Report
Beckers, D., Gerli, P., Mora, L., Thabit, S., & Tonnarelli, F. (2023)
Managing smart city governance: A playbook for local and regional governments. Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat
This playbook and its recommendations are primarily aimed at municipal governments and their political leaders, local administrators, and public officials who are involved in ...

Machine Un-learning: An Overview of Techniques, Applications, and Future Directions

Journal Article
Sai, S., Mittal, U., Chamola, V., Huang, K., Spinelli, I., Scardapane, S., …Hussain, A. (in press)
Machine Un-learning: An Overview of Techniques, Applications, and Future Directions. Cognitive Computation, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12559-023-10219-3
ML applications proliferate across various sectors. Large internet firms employ ML to train intelligent models using vast datasets, including sensitive user information. Howev...

Leveraging contextual representations with BiLSTM-based regressor for lexical complexity prediction

Journal Article
Aziz, A., Hossain, M. A., Chy, A. N., Ullah, M. Z., & Aono, M. (in press)
Leveraging contextual representations with BiLSTM-based regressor for lexical complexity prediction. Natural Language Processing Journal, Article 100039. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nlp.2023.100039
Lexical complexity prediction (LCP) determines the complexity level of words or phrases in a sentence. LCP has a significant impact on the enhancement of language translations...

Navigating Industry 5.0: A Survey of Key Enabling Technologies, Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Journal Article
Tallat,, R., Hawbani, A., Wang, X., Al-Dubai, A., Zhao, L., Liu, Z., …Alsamhi, S. (in press)
Navigating Industry 5.0: A Survey of Key Enabling Technologies, Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities. Communications Surveys and Tutorials, IEEE Communications Society, https://doi.org/10.1109/comst.2023.3329472
This century has been a major avenue for revolutionary changes in technology and industry. Industries have transitioned towards intelligent automation, relying less on human i...

Sustainability concepts in global high-rise residential buildings: a scientometric and systematic review

Journal Article
Lam, E. W., Chan, A. P., Olawumi, T. O., Wong, I., & Kazeem, K. O. (in press)
Sustainability concepts in global high-rise residential buildings: a scientometric and systematic review. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, https://doi.org/10.1108/sasbe-04-2023-0094
Purpose Sustainability has been the subject of several scientific investigations. Many researchers in the construction industry have also examined a range of sustainability-re...

Real-time Facial Animation for 3D Stylized Character with Emotion Dynamics

Conference Proceeding
Pan, Y., Zhang, R., Wang, J., Ding, Y., & Mitchell, K. (2023)
Real-time Facial Animation for 3D Stylized Character with Emotion Dynamics. In MM '23: Proceedings of the 31st ACM International Conference on Multimedia (6851-6859). https://doi.org/10.1145/3581783.3613803
Our aim is to improve animation production techniques' efficiency and effectiveness. We present two real-time solutions which drive character expressions in a geometrically co...

Proceedings of the 18th International Audio Mostly Conference

Conference Proceeding
(2023)
Proceedings of the 18th International Audio Mostly Conference. . https://doi.org/10.1145/3616195
Audio Mostly is an interdisciplinary conference on design and experience of interaction with sound that prides itself on embracing applied theory and reflective practice. Its ...

A Bibliometric Analysis and Systematic Review of a Blockchain-Based Chain of Custody for Digital Evidence

Conference Proceeding
Onyeashie, B. I., Leimich, P., McKeown, S., & Russell, G. (in press)
A Bibliometric Analysis and Systematic Review of a Blockchain-Based Chain of Custody for Digital Evidence.
The effective management of digital evidence is critical to modern forensic investigations. However, traditional evidence management approaches are often prone to security and...

An Auditable Framework for Evidence Sharing and Management using Smart Lockers and Distributed Technologies: Law Enforcement Use Case

Conference Proceeding
Onyeashie, B., Leimich, P., McKeown, S., & Russell, G. (in press)
An Auditable Framework for Evidence Sharing and Management using Smart Lockers and Distributed Technologies: Law Enforcement Use Case.
This paper presents a decentralised framework for sharing and managing evidence that uses smart lockers, blockchain technology, and the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS). The ...

Enterprise Education and Employability Skills: adapting the DOTS Model to enhance career development – evidence from a Scottish International MBA Programme

Book Chapter
Harte, P., Fonseca, A., Hill, E., & Hosanoo, Z. (in press)
Enterprise Education and Employability Skills: adapting the DOTS Model to enhance career development – evidence from a Scottish International MBA Programme. In Entrepreneurship Education and Internationalisation: Cases, Collaborations, and Contexts. Routledge
This chapter uses theory and application to discuss the importance of enterprise education and employability skills in the MBA curriculum. Edinburgh Napier Business School aca...

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TruElect

2023 - 2025
This KTP project aims to building a trustworthy infrastructure for the voting process, including using trusted methods of citizen identity, voting sustation, and privacy preserving methods.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £202,937

Evaluation of Federated Machine Unlearning using Membership Inference Attacks

2023 - 2026
Federated Learning (FL) is a type of distributed Machine Learning (ML) training technique that allows for accurate predictions without sharing sensitive data. This is possible, as FL allows everyone t...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £14,136

PhD Studentship (Homomorphic Encryption)

2023 - 2026
This PhD studentship will be funded at £10k per year for a period of three years, and focus on homomorphic encryption in 5G / 6G network slices and strategies to foster and enhance federated structure...
Funder: 6G Health Institute GmbH | Value: £35,082

Joint PhD Studentship-International (Real-Time Data Management and Communication for Digital Twin Networks)

2023 - 2026
This International PhD studentship will be funded at £18k per year for a period of three years, and focus on real-time data management and communication to build an Internet of Twins environment, a ne...
Value: £54,455

False webs: Network to address the misinformation pandemic

2023 - 2025
Fake news (inaccurate information) peaked during the pandemic with around 46 000 daily Twitter posts containing false information (Lupi, 2020). In Europe over 70% people regularly encounter fake news ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £19,931

Gender Mainstreaming in Logistics and Supply Chain Management - ‘Seed-Corn’ Research Fund 2023/2024

2023 - 2024
This paper aims to identify the drivers of environmentally sustainable last-mile delivery. Covid-19 has redesigned urban last-mile deliveries with a 25% increase in e-commerce deliveries in 2020. Last...
Funder: The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport | Value: £7,471

London Mathematical Society Research in Pairs application

2023 - 2023
From the LMS: Objectives: To support a visit for collaborative research either by the grant holder to another institution within the UK, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands or abroad, or by a na...
Funder: THE LONDON MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY | Value: £600

Cross-lingual Audio-visual Speech Enhancement based on Deep Multimodal Learning

2023 - 2025
Speech enhancement and separation techniques are often used to improve the quality and intelligibility of speech degraded by background distractions, including speech and non-speech noises. We aim to ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £12,000

TrustShare: Privacy-Preserving And Trusted Threat Intelligence Sharing Using Distributed Ledgers

2023 - 2024
Organisations are facing an increasing number of cyber threats, which is making it evident that relying solely on security tools and technologies may fail to identify emerging threats, malware, and ot...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £31,386

TrueDeploy - CyberASAP 2023-2024 - Phase 1

2023 - 2023
The way in which we develop, supply, and secure software is often weak and lacks digital trust. The dominance of open-source software and the interconnectedness of software between organisations has r...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £31,818

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Digital twins and virtual reality: Assessing environmental impact on cognitive flexibility and creativity

2023 - date
Iyad Sawaftah | Director of Studies: Dr Marina Wimmer | Second Supervisor: Dr Suha Jaradat

Adaptive video game sound based on inherent skill level utilising selective attention

2022 - 2025
In video games, selective attention can be utilised to increase a player’s engagement by adapting the sound design ...
Mr. Ethan Robson | Director of Studies: Dr Iain McGregor | Second Supervisor: Dr Balandino Di Donato

An adaptive mixing framework for a personalised listening experience.

2021 - date
Ahmed Shalabi | Director of Studies: Dr Iain McGregor | Second Supervisor: Dr Linda Shore

A critical evaluation of the factors that influence visitor engagement with UK slavery heritage museums: a blended passive symbolic netnographic study

2020 - 2023
There is a substantial body of literature in slave...
Dr Shemroy Roberts | Director of Studies: Dr Craig Wight | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

Evaluation of engagement with hyperlocal e-participation systems by citizens and representatives

2019 - 2021
This work is concerned with the information practices associated with hyperlocal representation. The fin...
Dr Peter Cruickshank | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Dr Kendall Richards

Application of evolutionary machine learning in metamorphic malware analysis and detection

2017 - 2021
Dr Kehinde Babaagba | Director of Studies: Dr Thomas Tan | Second Supervisor: Prof Emma Hart

Research grounded support of student learning in Higher Education: The importance of dialogue and subject embedded, contextualised language and content

2017 - 2018
Dr Kendall Richards | Director of Studies: Dr Colin Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof Sally Smith

Intermediated Reality

2016 - 2020
Real-time solutions to reducing the gap between virtual and physical worlds for photorealistic interactive Augmented Reality (AR) are presented. First, a method of texture deforma...
Dr Llogari Casas Cambra | Director of Studies: Prof Kenny Mitchell | Second Supervisor: Dr Kevin Chalmers

Enhancing storm surge resilience for coastal habitat: A framework to support sustainable development

2016 - 2021
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure and coastal develop...
Ms Anitha Karthik | Director of Studies: Prof Luca Mora | Second Supervisor: Prof Sean Smith

Sustainable festivals and events - an enquiry of leadership and futures

2015 - 2017
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Dr Martin Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Jane Ali-Knight

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Edinburgh Napier joins Turing University Network

1 October 2023
We are excited to announce that Edinburgh Napier University joins an elite group of 65 UK universities as part of the Turing University Network. As a member, ENU will have the opportunity to engage wi...

Promising cyber security project supported by new Scottish Enterprise funding

20 September 2022
TrueDeploy, an exciting project from the School of Computing, Engineering & the Built Environment (SCEBE) at Edinburgh Napier University (ENU), has secured £199,952 in additional support from Scottish...

Visiting professor in Wireless Communication - Royal Academy of Engineering

30 August 2022
Dr Junaid Syed has been appointed Visiting Professor to the School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment. The grant is 3 years which is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering from Se...

Double funding success for School of Computing

21 March 2022
Two projects from Edinburgh Napier’s acclaimed School of Computing have won funding from a programme which develops innovative cyber security ideas for the commercial market. TrueDeploy and Trustd ar...

Your best brand strategy idea is hiding in plain sight: Expert insights on marketing

15 November 2021
Excellent insights on marketing strategy development behind some of the big UK, global advertising campaigns of our time.

Marketing strategy, paid marketing, CRM, copywriting: it's all in a day's work for Edinburgh marketing consultant Kirsty Kirkhope

8 November 2021
Insights on developing digital marketing strategy and tactics, client-side and agency-side.

Dr See becomes a full member of the EPSRC Peer Review College

17 May 2021
Dr Chan H. See has been promoted from the EPSRC Associate College to Full College membership.

Edinburgh Napier appoints Rosie Howie as Publisher in Residence

6 May 2021
The Bookseller, the leading publishing industry magazine, ran a feature on our ground-breaking Publisher in Residence appointment. Full page coverage of my initiative (two years in the making), firs...

Dr Scott Lyall awarded RSE Network Grant

15 December 2020
Dr Scott Lyall (PI) has been awarded a Network Grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to found and facilitate a Scottish Revival Network. He will collaborate with Dr Michael Shaw (CI) of the Univer...

Dr Mark Taylor Appointed to BSI Working Group on Human Exposure to Mechanical Vibration and Shock

5 October 2020
Dr Mark Taylor (Lectuer in Civil Engineering) has been nominated to represent Edinburgh Napier University at a British Standards Institution Working Group (GME/21/6).

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