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Senior Research Fellow
Alistair, D. (2016). News night - Interview
No abstract available.
Loxley, J., Oberlander, J., Reid, J., Quigley, A., Anderson, M., Alex, B., …Karaiskos, V. (2015). Lit Long: Edinburgh
Lit Long: Edinburgh is a very large database of place-name mentions in around 550 books that use Edinburgh as a setting. We have extracted the text surrounding each mention an...
Loxley, J., Oberlander, J., Quigley, A., Reid, J., Alex, B., Anderson, M., …Karaiskos, V. (2015). Lit Long: Edinburgh
An interactive map visualisation, mobile application, and database of Edinburgh literature, from the 17th century onward. Available at http://litlong.org/
Royal Society of Edinburgh
To develop a formal Scotland-wide network of LIS researchers and practitioners, to help spread expertise into a connected practitioner community across all LIS sectors through high quality training an...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Eye-tracking is an increasingly popular technique in which user’s eye movements are captured by a computer system, allowing it to ascertain where the user is looking in a display or visual scene (fixa...
Scottish Funding Council
Develop a bespoke system for managing defined client data including charitable clients in Scotland for TC Young.
Lecturer of Cybersecurity, Encryption and Networks
+44 131 455 2343
Professor of Information Policy
Associate Professor of Audio Engineering
Lecturer in Urban Innovation Dynamics
Hall, H. (2012, July). DREaM past, present and future. Presented at The DREaM project concluding conference (DREam event 5), British Library Conference Centre, London
Presentation slides can be viewed from slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/LISResearch/dream-5-dream-past-present-and-future
Hall, H. (2010, December). A co-ordinated and strategic approach to LIS research: an update from the LIS Research Coalition. Presented at Online 2010, Olympia, London
Presentation slides available to view from slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/LISResearch/a-coordinated-and-strategic-approach-to-library-and-information-science-research...
Komninos, N., Panori, A., Kakderi, C., Reid, A., Cvijanović, V., Roman, M., …Badii, L. (2018). Online S3 D2.3 - Online S3 mechanism for knowledge-based policy advice. European Commission
Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2016). Digital engagement workshop for community councils: Glasgow 2016 report
This report covers a workshop on digital engagement for Community Councils supported by the School of Computing's public engagement fund. It was held in Glasgow on 22 March ...
Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Taylor-Smith, E. (2011). Enhancing the impact of LIS research projects. Edinburgh: Research Information Network
This report covers extent to which funded research projects in the domain of library and information science (LIS) influence practice in the UK. It focuses particularly on ide...
Hall, H., Cruickhsank, P. & Ryan, B. (2016). Information literacy for democratic engagement (IL-DEM). Scotland: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
Between October and December 2016 a team from the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University investigated the information practices of community councillors ...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Irving, C. (2011). RiLIES2: Final report. United Kingdom: Library and Information Science Research Coalition
Research report of the RiLIES2 (Research in librarianship - Impact Evaluation Study) project commissioned by the Library and Information Science Research Coalition to support ...
Hall, H., Golzari, S., Blaswick, B. & Goody, M. (2008). Opportunity and risk in social computing environments. United Kingdom: TFPL
This report discusses the main findings of a pilot study that set out to establish the main risks and opportunities of the adoption of social computing tools within organizati...
Hall, H., Raeside, R., Chen, T., Dutton, M., Irving, C. & Ryan, B. (2014). Mapping the library, archives, records, information and knowledge management and related professions in the United Kingdom: final report. United Kingdom: Chartered Institute of Library and Informaiton Professionals and Archives and Records Association ARA
Unpublished research report. (2015)
Hall, H., Irving, C. & Cruickshank, P. (2012). Training provision for the library, information and knowledge sector. United Kingdom: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
Ward, S. & Hall, H. (2006). Maximising value from communities. United Kingdom: TFPL
Unpublished report of the TFPL Maximising Value from Communities (MVC) Learning Consortium.
Middleton, L., Hall, H., Muir, L., & Raeside, R. (2018, November). The interaction between people, information and innovation: information literacy to underpin innovative work behaviour in a Finnish organisation. Paper presented at ASIS&T 2018 Annual Meeting, Vancouver
Workplace learning and employee-led innovation are related. For example, mistakes made when learning may spur innovation. Investigated in this paper is the role of information...
The project will examine the manner in which a scheduling/timetabling system can be enhanced by having classifying users into types and then using problem templates matched to type to guide the user.
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
Develop a prototype for an interactive data-driven website to address the unique challenges of managing numerous archaeological services projects across diverse sites in Scotland.
An SFC Innovation Voucher being used to fund a feasibility study examining the use of heuristics to optimize food collection and delivery.
Society for Research into Higher Education
The overarching aim of this study is to investigate how universities are preparing IT students for the global labour market. The focus of this study is entrepreneurship which is now given high priorit...
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...
When purchasing business insurance, a customer often completes forms each year to fulfil legal disclosure requirements and receive a ‘quote’. Internet services, such as comparison sites, have enabled ...
Analysis of transactional data provided by real time cloud based ordering systems linked within the food supply chain which targets Foodservice sector
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...
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...
This research explores the role, use and v...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in the creati...
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing ...
The Scottish Government and supporting bodies have recognised the importance of innovation for organisations to improve employme...
The Journal of Documentation has recently accepted a journal article by Centre for Social Informatics researchers that considers the long-term value and impact of AHRC network grant funding.
15 February 2018
Professor Hazel Hall has won the SICSA PhD Supervisor of the Year Silver Award 2017
12 January 2018
Professor Isto Huvila of Uppsala University, Sweden visited Scotland in November 2017. As part of his programme he spent some time with colleagues in the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Nap...
26 November 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics participated at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST2017) in Washington DC on 30th October 2017.
30 October 2017
Adaptive Behavior is an indexed, international peer reviewed journal that publishes articles on adaptive behavior in biological systems and autonomous artificial systems. Dr. Simon Powers has been inv...
18 October 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the the ESRC ‘Ways of being in a digital age’ project review conference in October 2017.
9 October 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in St Malo, France, in September 2017.
19 September 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Knowledge Management 2017 in Barcelona, Spain in September 2017.
7 September 2017
Simon Powers will give the keynote talk at the Second International Workshop of Social Learning and Cultural Evolution, part of the European Conference on Artificial Life held in Lyon, France, 4th Sep...
26 August 2017
Dr Neil Urquhart has been elected to the management board of SPECIES (Society for the Promotion of Evolutionary Computing In Europe and its Surroundings). As well as promoting Evolutionary Computation...
23 July 2017
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins has won a John Campbell Trust travel bursary.
10 July 2017
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics presented nine papers at Information: interactions and impact (i3) in June 2017.
26 June 2017
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins has been appointed to the team of copy-editors for Information Research, one of the longest-established open access journals in the field of I...
22 May 2017
Professor Hazel Hall was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh at a ceremony on Monday 15th May.
17 May 2017
Researchers in the Centre for Social Informatics have released findings of the Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement (IL-DEM) project.
19 March 2017
16:00 in CoRe44 (room C44) Merchiston Campus
31 October 2018
Room 1/10, Craiglockhart Campus
10 July 2018
14:00 in CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
13 June 2018
15 May 2018
Edinburgh Napier University Merchiston campus
2 May 2018
16:00 in Core44, room C44, Merchiston campus
1 May 2018
11:00, CORE44, room C44 Mechiston Campus
26 April 2018
CORE 44, room C44 Merchiston Campus
21 March 2018
CORE44, room C44 Merchiston Campus
7 February 2018
Room G2, Merchiston Campus
28 November 2017
21 June 2017
Core44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
22 March 2017
B32, Merchiston campus
28 June 2016
18 June 2016
1 June 2016