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From a network model to a model network: strategies for network development to narrow the LIS research-practice gap

Journal Article
Hall, H., Ryan, B., Salzano, R., & Stephen, K. (in press)
From a network model to a model network: strategies for network development to narrow the LIS research-practice gap. Journal of Documentation, https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-04-2022-0088
PURPOSE: The purpose of the empirical study was to examine whether strategies shown to work well in one model of network development for Library and Information Science (LIS) ...

Practices related to diabetes information in a group of Finnish adults living with Type 1 diabetes

Journal Article
Eriksson-Backa, K., Widén, G., & Ryan, B. (2022)
Practices related to diabetes information in a group of Finnish adults living with Type 1 diabetes. Informaatiotutkimus, 41(2-3), 29-33. https://doi.org/10.23978/inf.122558

Is the public library included? An analysis of local government documentation on the integration of forced migrants in Scotland

Journal Article
Salzano, R., Hall, H., Webster, G., & Brazier, D. (2022)
Is the public library included? An analysis of local government documentation on the integration of forced migrants in Scotland. Information Research, 27, https://doi.org/10.47989/colis2218
Introduction - Library and information science researchers identify public library roles in the integration of forced migrants into local communities. Here an analysis of form...

What are public libraries for? Culture as a determinant of conceptualizations of public library services for forced migrants

Journal Article
Salzano, R., Brazier, D., Hall, H., & Webster, G. (2022)
What are public libraries for? Culture as a determinant of conceptualizations of public library services for forced migrants. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 59(1), 276-286. https://doi.org/10.1002/pra2.752
Public libraries offer important services for newcomer populations, including forced migrants. They help facilitate the integration of forced migrants into the host country, i...

Seguranca digital e o regulacao do metaverso (in Portuguese)

Presentation / Conference
Haynes, D. (2022, September)
Seguranca digital e o regulacao do metaverso (in Portuguese)
This summarises the research questions being investigated in the Starter grant 2021 to investigate the usage of and attitudes towards the metaverse in the UK. The purpose of t...

Seguranca e o Metaverso

Presentation / Conference
Haynes, D. (2022, September)
Seguranca e o Metaverso. Presented at Unesp and UFSC Universities, Sao Paulo State, Brazil [online]
Talk in Portuguese to colleagues at Unesp and UFSC Universities in Sao Paulo state, Brazil. The talk was delivered via an online connection and is available as a recording on ...

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 ...

Information literacy impact framework: Final project report

Report
Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B., & Milosheva, M. (2022)
Information literacy impact framework: Final project report
This report presents findings from a review of literature reporting on information literacy (IL) impact. It is intended to deliver considerations towards a framework for impac...

E-Government Information Search by English-as-a Second Language Speakers: The Effects of Language Proficiency and Document Reading Level

Journal Article
Harvey, M., & Brazier, D. (2022)
E-Government Information Search by English-as-a Second Language Speakers: The Effects of Language Proficiency and Document Reading Level  . Information Processing and Management, 59(4), Article 102985. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2022.102985
A rapid increase in the use of web-based technologies - and corresponding changes in government and local council policies - in recent years, means that many vital services ar...

The public library as public sphere: a longitudinal analysis

Journal Article
Appleton, L., & Hall, H. (in press)
The public library as public sphere: a longitudinal analysis. Journal of Documentation, https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-02-2022-0031
The research was undertaken to explore the role of the UK public library as a public sphere, and the ways in which this role relates to the epistemic, community, and political...
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Exploring the relationship between listener receptivity and the source of music recommendation

2022 - 2023
Music streaming platforms (MSPs) employ recommender systems to assist listeners with navigating extensive libraries (Petridis et al., 2022), discovery of new content and establishing new audiences (Me...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £5,296

PhD Studentship 2019: Work Based Learning and Firm Performance

2021 - 2024
The PhD studentship project will analyse the benefits and challenges of work-based learning (WBL) in organisations and develop a maturity model for benchmarking and a toolkit for maximising value and ...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £52,661

Super Recognisers: Is bias their Kryptonite?

2020 - 2021
Super-recognisers (SR) have superior facial recognition skills and consistently outperform non-SR in facial recognition experiments. However, as well as performance in experiments, SR in the real-worl...
Funder: British Academy

Career information literacy and decision-making

2019 - 2022
The main aim of this doctoral study is to generate new knowledge on career development learning with reference to decision-making amongst young people in S2-S6 preparing for their lives beyond school ...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £52,279

KTP Standard Life

2017 - 2018
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 ...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £131,909

Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement (IL-DEM)

2016 - 2016
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...
Funder: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals | Value: £9,668

DataLab_LarderLoad

2016 - 2016
Analysis of transactional data provided by real time cloud based ordering systems linked within the food supply chain which targets Foodservice sector
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £19,807

dot.rural Portrait KE

2015 - 2016
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...
Funder: University of Aberdeen | Value: £3,287

ESRC PhD studentship - L Middleton - Enhancing the capacity for workplace learning and innovation in Scotland

2015 - 2018
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...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £58,465

KTP Payfont Ltd

2015 - 2017
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
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £135,030

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Natural Language Interfaces to support career decision-making of young people

2021 - date
Exploring how natural language interfaces can be used to support young people with career decision making, including ethics...
Marianne Wilson | Director of Studies: Dr Peter Cruickshank | Second Supervisor: Dr Dimitra Gkatzia

Work-based learning environments (WBLE) for fostering industry-relevant skills and optimal economic performance.

2021 - date
John Marshall | Director of Studies: Dr David Haynes | Second Supervisor: Dr Peter Cruickshank

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

2019 - 2021
This work is concerned with the information practices associated with hyperlocal representation. The fin...
Dr Peter Cruickshank | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Dr Kendall Richards

Exploring the development of innovative work behaviour of employees in multiple workplace contexts

2015 - 2020
The Scottish Government and supporting bodies have recognised the importance of innovation for organis...
Mrs Lyndsey Middleton | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

Social media as facilitators of tacit knowledge sharing practices amongst public sector employees

2014 - 2020
This research explores the role, use and value of social media and tacit knowledge sharing practices. I...
Iris Buunk | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Dr Colin Smith

Reputation management in a digital world: The role of online information in the building, management, and evaluation of personal reputations

2013 - 2019
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in...
Dr Frances Ryan | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Alistair Lawson

The evaluation of data filtering criterial in wind turbine power performance assessment

2012 - 2019
Dr Brian Davison | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

Participation Space Studies: a socio-technical exploration of activist and community groups? use of online and offline spaces to support their work

2011 - 2016
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
Dr Ella Taylor-Smith | Director of Studies: Dr Colin Smith | Second Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

Complex pleasures: designing optional interactions for public spaces

2008 - 2017
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Dr Ingi Helgason | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth

Autopoietic organisation of knowledge, creativity and innovation: a case study of the automotive manufacturer Daimler AG

2007 - 2012
Abstract Creativity and innovation are very important capabilities within an org...
Dr Jan Auernhammer | Director of Studies: George Stonehouse | Second Supervisor: Prof Hazel Hall
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Hazel Hall to receive the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award

12 July 2019
The Association for Information Science and Technology announced Professor Hazel Hall as the winner of the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award.

Centre for Social Informatics researchers report on the long-term value of networking grants

15 February 2018
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.

Professor Hazel Hall wins SICSA PhD Supervisor of the Year Silver Award 2017

12 January 2018
Professor Hazel Hall has won the SICSA PhD Supervisor of the Year Silver Award 2017

Professor Isto Huvila visits the Centre for Social Informatics

26 November 2017
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...

Centre for Social Informatics contribute to ASIST2017 in Washington DC

30 October 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.

Centre for Social Informatics contribute to the ESRC ‘Ways of being in a digital age’ project review conference

10 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.

Centre for Social Informatics contribute to ECIL 2017

20 September 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in St Malo, France, in September 2017.

Centre for Social Informatics contribution to ECKM 2017

8 September 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Knowledge Management 2017 in Barcelona, Spain in September 2017.

Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins wins John Campbell Trust travel bursary

11 July 2017
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins has won a John Campbell Trust travel bursary.

Centre for Social Informatics contribute nine papers to i3 2017

27 June 2017
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics presented nine papers at Information: interactions and impact (i3) in June 2017.