Author Archive: ronaitken

Global survey of cities finds more than half lack plans to guide digitalization

Press Release: Nairobi/Barcelona, November 15, 2022 Cities are increasingly using digital technologies for the delivery of basic services such as transportation, energy, public lighting, waste management, healthcare, and many others. This ongoing digital transformation provides new opportunities but also creates…
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Edinburgh Napier-led Cycling Supply Chain Research suggests action plan for circular bicycle manufacturing industry

With sales of 30 million units projected in Europe by 2030, Edinburgh Napier University researchers have explored how best to add resilience to the industry supply chain for Cycling Industries Europe.

Opportunities for Scotland discussed at Scottish Mountain Bike Conference Lockdowns during the pandemic highlighted the mental and physical health benefits of cycling as never before; but as demand for bikes soared, the corona virus also brought into sharp focus the…
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Edinburgh Napier student – Brodie Sutton – is winner of UK Undergraduate Event Management Student of the Year award from the Association for Events Management Education (AEME)

Brodie Sutton standing outside the Craiglockhart campus, holding up his dissertation

For the second year in a row, an Edinburgh Napier University student has been awarded the title of UK Undergraduate Event Management Student of the Year from the Association for Events Management Education (AEME). AEME is an international organisation that aims…
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The South Asia Festival Academy is returning in September and applications are open

a graphic with the headshot of a women and the words 'Work in the festival sector? Learn from experts. South Asia Festival Academy, with the British Council and the ENU logos

South Asia is one of the most culturally diverse areas of our world. Each country within the region is home to multiple groups of people with distinct languages, religions, traditions, customs, and consequently, celebrations. Nevertheless, Festival and Event Management is…
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