Shiran is a second-year PhD student at the Institute of Sustainable Industries & Liveable Cities (ISILC). She teaches various subjects in the built environment discipline at the First Year College and the College of Engineering and Science. Her research focuses on architectural heritage, smart city and sustainable urban environment, and involves mixed methods.
She has a wide range of publications, including journal articles, book chapters and conference papers. Her thesis focuses on establishing an urban heritage assessment framework that focuses on the spatial aspects of urban identity while conserving the site with smart heritage strategies.
Shiran can assist with:
- quantitative and qualitative research design
- statistics and quantitative data analysis, using NVivo and SPSS
- data collection and management for case study, literature review and field observation
- interview protocol and ethics applications
- candidature research proposal preparation
- candidature procedure and university policies
- university library research databases
- academic writing and English grammar
- publication process – impact factor, manuscript preparation, editing and revision
- conferences presentation – Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), Video Editing (Premiere) and PowerPoint
- reference management – EndNote, Mendeley
- thesis and manuscript formatting, MS Office
- basic IT troubleshooting
- 2D mapping and 3D modelling (AutoCAD, Rhino, SketchUp, Revit, ArchiCAD), Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) basics.