Peter Cruickshank

Peter Cruickshank

Dr Peter Cruickshank

Associate Professor

Biography

Peter Cruickshank is Head of International for the School of Computing. As such, he is responsible for supporting the development and promotion of transational education links to universities around the world.

Peter's main research area is information practices associated with engagement with digital systems. In particular, he has an active interest in issues around identity and trust in using online systems. He has led a number of projects into the use of internet technologies by Community Councils in Scotland from a variety of information practice, knowledge management and learning perspectives.

Peter has a background in information systems audit and information security and governance generally. He retains an active interest and delivers courses and lectures in these and related areas, including privacy and data protection. He works with partners to develop and exploit information technologies.

He has carried out other research in library and information science, as a member of the team that conducted market research to training provision for information professionals, and barriers to impact of research on library and information science practitioners.

Peter has been a lead researcher in several e-participation projects (including EuroPetition and eRepresentative) focusing on the links between citizens and their elected representatives. He is on the Program Committee of the following conferences: International Conference on Electronic Democracy (EDem) Conference for E-democracy, E-participation and E-voting, (CeDem/EGOV).

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Conference Organising Activity

  • Committee member - CeDEM/EGOV – International conference on e-participation.
  • Committe member - EGOVIS: International Conference on Electronic Government
  • On programme committe of International Conference on Social Informatics, SocInfo 2010
  • Peter Cruickshank on SocInfo 2011 Programme Committee
  • Peter Cruickshank is Program Committee member of the IADIS e-Democracy, Equity and Social Justice 2011 (ED 2011)
  • Peter Cruickshank invited to review for the e-Government track of HICSS 45 (2012)
  • Centre for Social Informatics hosts Open Knowledge Foundation meet-up

 

Editorial Activity

  • Editorial board of the Journal of Electronic Democracy (JeDEM
  • Peter Cruickshank on editorial board of International Journal of Advances in Security

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External examiner - Graduate Certificate Petroleum Data Management
  • External Examiner - BSc (Hons) business computing degrees at Northumbria University

 

Media Activity

  • Attended Future EDemocracy '09, leading to quote on BBC news site
  • Smart Cities project in the Times
  • MSc project results published as advice to legal firms
  • In Government Computing interview Peter Cruickshank emphasises the need for human support for e-petitioners
  • Paper accepted for ePart10, Lausanne
  • Peter Cruickshank edits and posts wikipedia definition of "Smart City"
  • EuroPetition on EuroNews

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Fellow of HEA
  • Member of ISACA

 

Public/Community Engagement

  • SGSSS pathway representative for information science

 

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Capturing career information use in everyday life: introducing the CIEL conceptual framework

Journal Article
Milosheva, M., Hall, H., Robertson, P., & Cruickshank, P. (in press)
Capturing career information use in everyday life: introducing the CIEL conceptual framework. Information Research,
Introduction. Everyday career information use is not fully addressed by extant theories, models, and frameworks. In this paper, a conceptual framework of career information be...

Opportunities and risks in the use of AI in career development practice

Journal Article
Wilson, M., Robertson, P., Cruickshank, P., & Gkatzia, D. (2022)
Opportunities and risks in the use of AI in career development practice. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 48(1), 48-57. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.4807
The Covid-19 pandemic required many aspects of life to move online. This accelerated a broader trend for increasing use of ICT and AI, with implications for both the world of ...

New information literacy horizons: Making the case for career information literacy

Conference Proceeding
Milosheva, M., Hall, H., Robertson, P., & Cruickshank, P. (2022)
New information literacy horizons: Making the case for career information literacy. In Information literacy in a post-truth era: 7th European Conference, ECIL 2021 (online), September 20–23, 2021, revised selected papers (239-252). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-99885-1_21
A literature review on the broad theme of information literacy and work was undertaken between January and April 2021 as part of an on-going doctoral study. The purpose of the...

A sequential explanatory methodology for the study of young people’s career information literacy and career information behaviours

Presentation / Conference
Milosheva, M., Hall, H., Robertson, P., & Cruickshank, P. (2022, February)
A sequential explanatory methodology for the study of young people’s career information literacy and career information behaviours. Poster presented at iConference 2022, Online
Poster presented at iConference 2022, Online, 28 Feb - 4 Mar 2022.

A sequential explanatory methodology for the study of young people's career information literacy and career information behaviours

Conference Proceeding
Milosheva, M., Hall, H., Robertson, P., & Cruickshank, P. (in press)
A sequential explanatory methodology for the study of young people's career information literacy and career information behaviours
In the information-rich post-pandemic employment environment, young people's career success is predicated on the extent to which they can apply career information to their car...

The role of information in career development

Journal Article
Milosheva, M., Robertson, P., Cruickshank, P., & Hall, H. (2021)
The role of information in career development. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 47(1), 12-20. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.4703
The role of information in career development has received relatively little research attention. A literature review completed as part of a doctorate in the first half of 2021...

Tracking Stream Quality Issues in Combined Physical and Radar Sensors for IoT-based Data-driven Actuation

Conference Proceeding
Bamgboye, O., Liu, X., Cruickshank, P., Liu, Q., & Zhang, Y. (in press)
Tracking Stream Quality Issues in Combined Physical and Radar Sensors for IoT-based Data-driven Actuation
In this paper, a stream quality tracking for measurements from combined radar and physical sensors is developed. The authors proposed the use of RDF stream processing system a...

Evaluation of engagement with hyperlocal e-participation systems by citizens and representatives

Thesis
Cruickshank, P. Evaluation of engagement with hyperlocal e-participation systems by citizens and representatives. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2805712
This work is concerned with the information practices associated with hyperlocal representation. The findings derive from an evaluation of a portfolio of ten previously publis...

Workplace information literacy: Measures and methodological challenges

Journal Article
Widén, G., Ahmad, F., Nikou, S., Ryan, B., & Cruickshank, P. (2021)
Workplace information literacy: Measures and methodological challenges. Journal of Information Literacy, 15(2), https://doi.org/10.11645/15.2.2812
This paper focuses information literacy (IL) from a methodological perspective, addressing quantitative IL measures, suitable for evaluating the role of IL in supporting work...

The socio-material nature of careers work: An exploration of knowledge co-creation amongst career practitioners

Presentation / Conference
Milosheva, M., Hall, H., Robertson, P., Cruickshank, P., & Lyall, C. (2021, March)
The socio-material nature of careers work: An exploration of knowledge co-creation amongst career practitioners. Poster presented at iConference 2021, Beijing, China
While knowledge co-creation is a main source of innovation in organisations, little is known about the co-creation of knowledge in career settings, particularly in the context...

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