Bruce Ryan

Bruce Ryan

Dr Bruce Ryan

Senior Research Fellow

Biography

Dr Bruce Ryan is a Senior Research Fellow within the School of Computing, where most of his work is within the Centre for Social Informatics. Following completion of his PhD in organic chemistry, he spent 15 years in educational publishing before returning to study for an MSc in Information Systems Development at Edinburgh Napier University.

While undertaking his Masters studies, and following successful completion of the course in early 2014, Bruce worked as a Research Associate on a number of research projects within the Centre for Social Informatics, mainly focused on the use of technology for democratic engagement. He has also been involved in library and information science research, notably the CILIP/ARA Workforce Mapping Project, completed in 2015, and the RIVAL project, completed in 2021.

His current research interests include ICT in hyperlocal government, information literacy and digital literacy in workplaces that are part of democracy, public engagement around information literacy, information avoidance in healthcare, and access to online cultural heritage material.

His full list of current projects, including links to project websites, is available at https://bruceryan.info/a-brief-cv.

Bruce joined the School of Computing Research and Innovation Committee in September 2021.

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  • Digital engagement workshops across Scotland a great success

 

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Selected poems: Lorna Lloyd

Book
Ryan, B., & Hall, H. (Eds.)
(2022). Selected poems: Lorna Lloyd. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University
This volume comprises 37 poems by Lorna Lloyd (1914-1942) arranged by date of composition: 1928-1930 (11); early 1930s (11); mid to late 1930s (10); early 1940s (5). It was pr...

The creative use of digitised archives: case study of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the War’ podcast series

Presentation / Conference
Ryan, B., Hall, H., Wilson, M., & Berger, J. (2022, September)
The creative use of digitised archives: case study of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the War’ podcast series. Presented at The BBC at 100 Symposium, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
The roundtable discussion is concerned with the creative use of digitised archives in the work undertaken for the AHRC Creative Informatics funded Platform to Platform project...

Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised archive set transformed from online text and images to audio format

Presentation / Conference
Ryan, B., Hall, H., & McGregor, I. (2022, August)
Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised archive set transformed from online text and images to audio format. Paper presented at Archives and Records Association Annual Conference 2022, Chester, UK
We report the findings of a research project funded by the AHRC, with support of the BBC, British Library, and a community museum. This exploits, augments, and exhibits a set ...

E02 - 'Diary of the war' episode 2

Digital Artefact
Ryan, B., Hall, H., & McGregor, I. (2022)
E02 - 'Diary of the war' episode 2. [Podcast]
This is episode 2 of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’, also including contemporaneous news (courtesy BBC Archive, British Newspaper Archive/FindMyPast/British Library). This e...

E03 - 'Diary of the war' episode 3

Digital Artefact
Ryan, B., Hall, H., & McGregor, I. (2022)
E03 - 'Diary of the war' episode 3. [Podcast]
This is episode 3 of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’, also including contemporaneous news (courtesy BBC Archive, British Newspaper Archive/FindMyPast/British Library). This e...

E12 - 'Lorna Lloyd's Poetry' Episode 4

Digital Artefact
Ryan, B., Hall, H., & McGregor, I. (2022)
E12 - 'Lorna Lloyd's Poetry' Episode 4. [Podcast]
This is episode 4 of Lorna Lloyd’s poetry, a bonus episode of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’. This episode features Lorna’s poetry from the early 1940s.

E06 - 'Diary of the war' episode 6

Digital Artefact
Ryan, B., Hall, H., & McGregor, I. (2022)
E06 - 'Diary of the war' episode 6. [Podcast]
This is episode 6 of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’, also including contemporaneous news (courtesy BBC Archive, British Newspaper Archive/FindMyPast/British Library). This e...

E11 - 'Lorna Lloyd's Poetry' Episode 3

Digital Artefact
Ryan, B., Hall, H., & McGregor, I. (2022)
E11 - 'Lorna Lloyd's Poetry' Episode 3. [Podcast]
This is episode 3 of Lorna Lloyd’s poetry, a bonus episode of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’. This episode features Lorna’s poetry from the mid- to late 1930s.

E04 - 'Diary of the war' episode 4

Digital Artefact
Ryan, B., Hall, H., & McGregor, I. (2022)
E04 - 'Diary of the war' episode 4. [Podcast]
This is episode 4 of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’, also including contemporaneous news (courtesy BBC Archive, British Newspaper Archive/FindMyPast/British Library). This e...

E07 - 'Diary of the war' episode 7

Digital Artefact
Ryan, B., Hall, H., & McGregor, I. (2022)
E07 - 'Diary of the war' episode 7. [Podcast]
This is episode 7 of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’, also including contemporaneous news (courtesy BBC Archive, British Newspaper Archive/FindMyPast/British Library). This e...