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Research interests

Visual function and quality of life; environmental psychology and inclusive design


Research Associate Psychology, Edinburgh University (1965 – 1968) Research Fellow Ophthalmology, Edinburgh University (1969 – 1974) Honorary Fellow in School of Clinical Science and Community Health Edinburgh University since 1975 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Architecture Edinburgh College of Art (1974 - 1989) Research Director Landscape Architecture and Environmental Studies (1990 - 1996) Research Director Edinburgh College of Art (1996 - 1999) School of Built Environment Heriot-Watt University (2000 - 2005) Emeritus Professor Heriot-Watt University (2006) Co - Director of VisionCentre3 and Associate Director of OPENspace.

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Research Output 1978 2017

Association reactions

Design criteria for privacy-sensitive healthcare buildings

Al Alouch, C., Aspinall, P. A. & Smith, H. Feb 2016 In : International Journal of Engineering and Technology. 8, 1, p. 32-39 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

health care

Developing an audit checklist to assess outdoor falls risk

Curl, A., Ward Thompson, C., Aspinall, P. A. & Ormerod, M. Jun 2016 In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers- Urban Design and Planning. 169, 3, p. 138-153 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Activity
Social Isolation
Health Planning