Centre for Distributed Computing, Networking and Security

The Centre for Distributed Computing, Networking and Security at Napier University is a large and growing research centre with ten RAE-focused academics and many researchers. This group focuses on: e-Health. This includes work on RFID in health care (especially for infection tracking), and...

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We can work with you to share knowledge or interpret and apply the findings of our current research to your business. We can also set up new consultancy agreements, applied research and development contracts and investigate opportunities for funding.


Electronic information now plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. So the need for a secure and trustworthy online infrastructure is more important than ever. without it, not only the growth of the internet but our personal interactions and the economy itself could be at risk.
Our future society, and its economy, will be built within a seamless environment of networked information resources. IIDI's Network Theme has been created to meet the demands of this society. Dr Ahmed Al-Dubai leads the Network Theme, which seeks to develop local human capital in the fields of...
The way healthcare is delivered changes rapidly. The reasons are demographic and societal changes, austerity and rapid progressive technologies. Care models are shifting from specialist oriented hospital based to distributed, patient centred care.