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Taylor-Smith, E. & Smith, C. F. (2016). Non-public eParticipation in social media spaces. In SMSociety '16 Proceedings of the 7th 2016 International Conference on Social Media & Society. doi:10.1145/2930971.2930974
This paper focuses on the importance of non-public social media spaces in contemporary democratic participation at the grassroots level, based on case studies of citizen-led, ...
Heenan, R. & Moradpoor, N. (2016). Introduction to Security Onion
– Security Onion is a Network Security Manager (NSM) platform that provides multiple Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) including Host IDS (HIDS) and Network IDS (NIDS). Many t...
Heenan, R. & Moradpoor, N. (2016). A survey of Intrusion Detection System technologies
– This paper provides an overview of IDS types and how they work as well as configuration considerations and issues that affect them. Advanced methods of increasing the perfor...
To create the ability in Payfont to research and deliver, using Universal Design principles and processes based on BS8878, the optimal secure user experience (UX) in secure transactions
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
The findings of this research will contribute to strategies to improve citizen engagement in the democratic process at community level.
University of Aberdeen
Portrait is a software tool developed to help care staff get to know personal and social information about clients that live in residential care facilities. The Portrait system co...
05 January 2017
Staff within the Faculty of Informatics at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria plan to establish a Centre for Informatics and Society (CIS) as part of the Universit...
19 December 2016
On 30th November 2016 Edinburgh Napier University hosted the 2016 Annual Lecture of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST). The speaker was Professor S...
13 December 2016
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Iris Buunk has been awarded a John Campbell Trust travel bursary.
Iris will use the bursary to support participation at ...
School Research and Innovation Officer
Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R. & Roberston, P. (in press). The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective.
The paper presents a critical analysis of the extant literature pertaining to the networking behaviours of young jobseekers in both offline and online environments. A framewor...
Mowbray, J., Raeside, R., Hall, H. & Robertson, P. (2015). Social networking sites and employment status: an investigation based on Understanding Society data. In IDIMC 2016: Exploring our digital shadow - from data to intelligence, 75-85. ISBN 9781905499526
An analysis is made of secondary data derived from Understanding Society: The UK household longitudinal study (2012) as related to the use of social networking sites (SNSs) am...
Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Lawson, A. (2015). Personal online reputation: the development of an approach to investigate how personal reputation is evaluated and managed in online environments. In IDIMC 2016: Exploring our digital shadow - from data to intelligence, 98-108. ISBN 9781905499526
The main theme of the paper is the development of a framework to investigate how online information is used in the creation, building, and evaluation of personal reputations. ...
Rudman, H., Benyon, D. & Hall, H. (2015). A framework for the transformation of the incumbent creative industries in a digital age. In Albino, V., Spender, J. C. & Schiuma, G. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 10th International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics
Purpose - New business models emerged within the creative industries when advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) altered the patterns of cultural consum...
Duff, A. (2014). Key principles of the good information society. In Kommers, P. & Isaias, P. (Eds.). Proceedings of 13th IADIS International Conference on e-Society, 175-182. ISBN 978-989-8533-32-6
Coady, J., Berg, T. & Pooley, R. (2012). IS Degrees: Sociotechnical or Technosocial? - A Reflective Analysis. In Linger, H., Fisher, J., Barnden, A., Barry, C., Lang, M. & Schneider, C. (Eds.). Building Sustainable Information Systems: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Information Systems Development, 219-231. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-7540-8_17. ISBN 978-1-4614-7539-2
This paper describes a reflective and empirical investigation by staff involved in delivery of the Heriot-Watt University Information Systems undergraduate degree. It looks pa...
Akram, R. N., Markantonakis, K. & Mayes, K. (2012). Building the bridges -- a proposal for merging different paradigms in mobile NFC ecosystem. In Xie, S. (Ed.). 8th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security (CIS 2012), 646-652. doi:10.1109/CIS.2012.149. ISBN 978-1-4673-4725-9
In late 1990s. the multi-application initiative was put forward to have multiple applications on a single smart card. This would have enabled a cardholder to accumulate all of...
Taylor-Smith, E. (2012). Participation spaces. In Proceedings of Fourth international conference on eParticipation (ePart 2012), 223-230
A wide democratic view of participation and eParticipation informs research centred on citizens’ experiences of participation. Case studies of participation are conceived in t...
Rietsche, R., Russell, G. & Karduck, A. P. (2010). Creation of an online virtual Cisco router learning environment. In Proceedings of the 14th IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE 2011). doi:10.2316/P.2011.734-045. ISBN 978-0-88986-888-5
Online learning environments are an important aspect to many University courses. They allow flexibility in student approaches, and permit students from a range of backgrounds ...
Russell, G. & Cumming, A. (2010). Student behaviour in a flexible learning course framework. In Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on e-Learning, 181-188. ISBN 978-972-8939-38-0
Flexible learning approaches to education are important in modern Universities. Students should be able to choose how they will study their courses, and educators should be pr...
Turner, P. & Turner, S. (2010). My Grandfather's iPod: an investigation of emotional attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts. In ECCE '11 Proceedings of the 29th Annual European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics, 149-156. doi:10.1145/2074712.2074742. ISBN 978-1-4503-1029-1
Motivation -- to explore the nature and dimensions of attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts and explicate any differences in emotional attachment between digital and...
Taylor-Smith, E. & Cruickshank, P. (2009). Web 2.0 for collaborative production.
In this paper, we explore the possibilities of using Web 2.0 for collaborative production of government services in the UK. Can co-production be used to deliver eGovernment se...
Scottish Funding Council
User Experience report detailing system technology, persona's, scenarios, wire-frame and recommendations for future work. Partial on-line ...
Communities and Culture Network + (Hosted by University of Leeds)
A Community of Practice was found supporting the digital engagement practitioners in the neighbouring CCs, and that this is situated within a context of interested non-practitione...
A web-based platform digitising LPT's processes was delivered and is now being commercialised by LPT.
Due to a change in business focus by the client, some anticipated material was not available to the university and so the project was shortened (by 30%) and realigned. A Report was del...
Fencing Fun Ltd want to develop a digital platform and interactive way to enhance the existing paper log book developed by Fencing Fun. This will illustrate the blade and footwork skills r...
Based on a review of their existing information systems and plans, we worked with What's On Scotland to evaluate their information strategy with a focus on social media and other techno...
This project seeks to develop a digital magazine concept as a means of differentiation and to satisfy the perceived demand for customised additional content such as event reviews, images, video ...
The aim of the project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is to carry out a review exploring the potential of a recommendations model integrated w...
Edinburgh Napier University is working with the JAC Vapour, the leading, Edinburgh-based, online electronic cigarette retailer on a customer support platform featurin...
Capitals Hockey has a solid but small fan base compared to their rivals in Fife. To better understand the reasons for this the company is exploring new ways to gather data about their f...
A report for a start-up company on the categories of potential customers, their requirements and expectations, and a rationale for development priorities to ensure maximum commercialisation ...
Sporting Chance Initiative
Dirt School are looking to develop their digital platform, and find new ways of teaching students. They have a requirement for a digital teaching solution that will use innov...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in the creation, building, and evaluation of personal reputations. In this context term “person...
Methodologies for evaluation of e-Health platforms are still lacking. This research proposes an e-Health evaluation framework that aims to pro...
07 December 2016
The paper reports some of the findings of Frances Ryan's doctoral research. The full study – due to be completed in spring 2017 – takes into account prior research on the buil...
04 March 2016
04 March 2016
Peter Cruickshank and Bruce Ryan will run a workshop on digital engagement for community councils in Glasgow this month. This workshop will bring together community council me...
15 August 2016
15 August 2016
Edinburgh Skeptics' Undiluted Brilliance -a series of talks as part of Edinburgh's Free Fringe 2016.
Dr Ella Taylor-Smith talked about Online and Offline Spaces f...
25 May 2016
25 May 2016
Professor Alistair Duff gave a public lecture on privacy, Tuesday 24 May 2016, as part of Edinburgh Napier University's School of Arts and Creative Industries Degree Show Exhi...