Lynn, K., Duff, A. S., Deakin, M. & Hall, H. (in press). Undermining our data: implications for trust in the population census. In Proceeding of i3 conference, 1-4. ISBN unkown
This paper draws on empirical work conducted as part of a multi-method research study funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). It is concerned with public p...
Urquhart, N. & Fonzone, A. (in press). Evolving solution filtering for real-world optimisation. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2017ISBN not known
Agencies who provide social care services typically have to optimise staff allocations and the travel whilst attempting to satisfy conflicting objectives. In such cases it i...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2017). Community Councillors survey data for IL-DEM project November -December 2016. [Dataset]. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682227
Results of online survey of Community Councillors around Scotland. Most questions were around their use of information skills, for a project around information literacy in com...
The development of enhanced data analytics capabilities to enable the modelling, analysis and presentation of complex data to improve Group Internal Audit’s assessment and insight into business risks ...
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.
Community Councillors are a vital link between local communities...
Analysis of transactional data provided by real time cloud based ordering systems linked within the food supply chain which targets Foodservice sector
13 March 2017
Professor Hazel Hall is visiting the University of São Paulo, Brazil in the week beginning 13th March 2017 as a guest of of the Departamento de Engenharia de Produção da Polit...
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...
Professional Development Leader
KTP Associate - Data Analytics - Standard Life
Lecturer in Cybersecurity, Encryption and Networks
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2017). Community Council Liaison Officer questionnaire data for IL-DEM project November - December 2016. [Dataset]. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682243
Results of questionnaire emailed to all Community Council Liaison Officers (1) in Scotland. Questions were around their Community Councils' use of information skills, for a pr...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2016). Interviews with Community Councillors for IL-DEm project November - December 2016. [Dataset]. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682133
Transcripts of semi-structured interviews with 19 Community Councillors from around Scotland. Most questions were around their use of information skills, for a project around ...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2016). Librarian Questionnaire data for IL-DEM project November - December 2016. [Dataset]. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682093
Results of questionnaire emailed to senior public librarians in Scotland. Questions were around their support of Community Councils including support and training of Community...
McKeown, S., Buivys, M. & Azzopardi, L. (2016). InfoScout: An interactive, entity centric, person search tool. In SIGIR '16 Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 1113-1116. doi:10.1145/2911451.2911468. ISBN 978-1-4503-4069-4
Individuals living in highly networked societies publish a large amount of personal, and potentially sensitive, information online. Web investigators can exploit such informat...
Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R. & Robertson, 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...
Hall, H. & Raeside, R. (2015). Mapping the UK information workforce in the library, archives, records, information management, knowledge management and related professions. In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology. ISBN 0-87715-548-8
A workforce mapping project was carried out in the UK between August 2014 and October 2015. It was commissioned by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professio...
Hall, H. & Abell, A. (2005). New role realities: avenues for extending the reach of information specialists. In Proceedings of the American Society of Information Science and Technology Annual Conference, November 3-8 2006, Austin, Texas., 1-13. doi:10.1002/meet.14504301267
As organizations have developed enterprise-wide electronic information environments, a diverse range of job roles has emerged at a variety of levels. Some of these roles are e...
Hall, H. (2003). The intranet as actor: the role of the intranet in knowledge sharing. In Proceedings of the international workshop on understanding sociotechnical action, 109-111
This paper presents a sociotechnical analysis of knowledge sharing practice in a large, distributed, information intensive case study organisation. The findings of the study a...
Hall, H. (2000). Social exchange for knowledge exchange. In Managing knowledge: conversations and critiques, University of Leicester Management Centre, 10-11 April 2001, 1-23
The factors that motivate people to codify and share knowledge for the benefit of others have
been identified as a priority area for individual companies (Smith & Farquhar, 20...
Davenport, E. & Hall, H. (2000). New knowledge and micro-level online organization: 'communities of practice' as a development framework. In Sprague, R. (Ed.). Proceedings of the 34th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. doi:10.1109/HICSS.2001.926353. ISBN 0-7695-0981-9
The role of communities of practice in knowledge creation is recognized in a number of contexts. The authors take a socio-technical perspective and identify four characteristi...
Hall, H. (1999). Common knowledge: an exploration of social learning in distributed organisations (poster presentation). In ISIC 2000 - Information seeking in context: the third international conference on information needs, seeking and use in different contexts
Gkatzia, D., Lemon, O. & Rieser, V. (in press). Data-to-Text Generation Improves Decision-Making Under Uncertainty. IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine. ISSN 1556-603X
Decision-making is often dependent on uncertain data, e.g. data associated with confidence scores or probabilities. This article presents a comparison of different information...
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 consists of a biography...
Scottish Funding Council
I-POS produce an Intelligent Point of Sale application which runs on Apple iPad hardware for use in bars and restaurants. The application generates transaction based sales data and re-ordering data fr...
Economic and Social Research Council
This research studentship will investigate innovation and best practice in skills development in the workplace in Scotland, drawing comparisons with the rest of the UK and other countries. It will exp...
Library & information Science Research Coalition
RiLIES2 was a follow-on project to RiLIES1 (completed in 2011). RiLIES2 was successful in:
(1) clarifying the support and training needs of library and information science (LIS) researcher and r...
Enhancing the impact of LIS Research Projects.
RiLIES1 investigated the influence of funded research on practice in UK library and information science (LIS). It identified factors that increase or ...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
This AHRC-funded project aimed to develop a formal UK-wide network of Library and Information Science (LIS) researchers. A key goal of the project was to build capacity and capability in the develop...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Industrial Case studentship - The aim of the project is to develop algorithms and an Application Program Interface (API) that will provide an intelligent analysis of the complex signals generated by a...
The broad mission of the LIS Research Coalition was to facilitate a co-ordinated and strategic approach to LIS research across the UK.
Professor Hazel Hall, Director of the Centre for Social Infor...
Social computing tools for collaboration in work environments.
This study set out to establish the main risks and opportunities of the adoption of social computing tools within organizations for colla...
The role of the intranet in knowledge sharing.
Primary research investigated in depth a single, maturing intranet in a large, distributed organisation. The qualitative approach that was adopted genera...
This research explores...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in the creati...
The Scottish Government and supporting bodies have recognised the importance of innovation for organisations to improve employme...
30 June 2016
This week the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) published a series of 24 fact sheets on the ...
03 May 2016
Professor Hazel Hall has been nominated for election as Director-at-large for the Association for Information Science and Technology. She is one of eight candidates standing f...
18 May 2016
The June 2016 issue of Journal of Information Science (volume 42, issue 3) has just been published. This is a special issue of the journal that comprises twelve articles devel...
23 June 2016
Dr Brian Detlor has been appointed Visiting Professor to the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University. This appointment formalises Brian’s long-standing relationship...
27 June 2016
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student John Mowbray is delivering a paper entitled ‘The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviou...
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...
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 ...
03 May 2016
03 May 2016
The Centre for Social Informatics hosted an ESRC-funded Advanced Training event on behalf of the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS) Doctoral Training Centre (D...
02 June 2016
02 June 2016
Frances Ryan is at Dartington Hall in Totnes, Devon, today as an invited speaker at Cilip’s 5th annual Discover Academic Research, Training, and Support (DARTS) conference.
17 May 2016
17 May 2016
Dr Heidi Julien has conducted research into information behaviour for over two decades. This research program has been informed by a rich diversity of models, which have irrit...
19 June 2016
19 June 2016
Professor Hazel Hall gave an invited seminar on social media for academic profile building at the Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII) at the Unive...
15 April 2016
15 April 2016
The concluding meeting of the InGSoc Project took place on Friday 15 April 2016. The one-day symposium, set in the august surroundings of Merchiston Tower boardroom (wh...