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Senior Research Fellow
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Professor of Information Policy
Alistair, D. (2016). News night - Interview
No abstract available.
Buchanan, W. J. (2014, January). Creating engaging and stimulating Web based material. Presented at LTT 2014, Holyrood, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines the collaboration between Edinburgh Napier University and Bright Red Publishing
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
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
As social media use by older people increases, along with an increased rate of dementia diagnoses, the management or oversight of social networking sites by carers is likely to increase. This research...
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
1st event: a speaker for the Cyber Security Conference (Critical Infrastructure Protection) (200 words):
Industrial Control Systems(ICS) are widely used in critical infrastructure such as nuclear pow...
Scottish Funding Council
Walks and Waterfalls is a multi-channel interactive project intended to design and roadmap a blended experience between a fine art photography book, a mobile augmented reality app and physical locatio...
Senior Research Fellow
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...
Ryan, F. V. C. Reputation management in a digital world: The role of online information in the building, management, and evaluation of personal reputations. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2090098
This work is concerned with the role of online information in the building, management, and evaluation of personal reputations. The main contributions of the research relate t...
Komninos, N., Kakderi, C., Panori, A., Garcia, E., Reid, A., Cvijanović, V., …Mora, L. (2018). Intelligence and co-creation in smart specialisation strategies: towards the next stage of RIS3. European Commission
The white paper on “Intelligence and Co-creation in Smart Specialisation Strategies” outlines some key conclusions from the Online S3 project, funded under the Horizon 2020 pr...
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
Telford, D. Journeys to the Edge: Exploring the Dimensions of Tacit Knowledge Sharing in Communities of Practice. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1248966
Tacit knowledge sharing has featured strongly in knowledge management literature in the last two decades. Knowledge management is an essential component attributed to underpin...
Thuemmler, C. (2017). Health and Sport Committee: Technology and Innovation in Health and Social Care. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
No abstract available
Blake, J. (2017). The creative Industries: recasting Scotland's relationship with Europe. Edinburgh: Royal Society of Edinburgh
This article analyses the likely impact that Brexit will have on the creative industries in Scotland. The study focuses on three main areas: the movement of people, Creative ...
Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Mora, L. (2017). Online S3 D2.2 - Open consultation and workshops: specifications from the users. European Commission
No abstract available.
Report produced in the framework of the Horizon 2020 research project Online S3 (ONLINE Platform for Smart Specialisation Policy Advice)
Dutton, M., Robert, R., & Graham, H. (2017). Workforce Resilience - Initial Research. Skills Development Scotland
Hall, H., Irving, C., Ryan, B., Raeside, R., Dutton, M., & Chen, T. (2016). A study of the UK Information Workforce. The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
In 2014, CILIP and the Archives Records Association (UK & Ireland) (ARA) commissioned Edinburgh Napier University to undertake major research to map the workforce across the L...
Thuemmler, C. (2016). 5G empowering vertical industries. Brussels: European Commission
Supported by the 5G empowering vertical industries With 5G, networks will be transformed into intelligent orchestration platforms. By cementing strong relationships between ve...
Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2016). Digital engagement workshops for Community Councils and Registered Tenant Organisations. Scotland: Scottish Government
In October and November 2015 Edinburgh Napier University (Napier) hosted a series of workshops on digital engagement for Community Councillors and representatives of Registere...
Digital Health Institute
This work will provide proof-of-concept infrastructures and which will be used to create an ecosystem for strong use cases, and thus attract new funding for the building of new health and social care ...
This is a small project to initiate an engagement following an unsuccessful application for a larger Data Lab project.
Trisent’s core technology is called the Personal Context Management System (PCM...
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...
Dovecot and the ENU team are exploring innovative digital solution for visitors to experience the work of weavers without disturbing the concentrated work required for tapestry weaving. With the creat...
'EverythingPast' is a global project that will link together and make accessible public, private and personal archive through a unique map-led interface. The website will create an unprecedented multi...
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...
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
Communities and Culture Network + (Hosted by University of Leeds)
A Community of Practice was found supporting the digital engagement practitioners in the neighbouring CCs, and that this is situated within a context of interested non-practitioners who share knowledg...
A web-based platform digitising LPT's processes was delivered and is now being commercialised by LPT.
Due to a change in business focus by the client, some anticipated material was not available to the university and so the project was shortened (by 30%) and realigned. A Report was delivered containin...
Fencing Fun Ltd want to develop a digital platform and interactive way to enhance the existing paper log book developed by Fencing Fun. This will illustrate the blade and footwork skills required, al...
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...
Augmented Reality (AR) aims to extend the physical world through virtual content. To perform such addition in an unnoticeable way, a variety of technical constraints need to be su...
Methodologies for evaluation of e-Health platforms are still lacking. This research proposes an e-Health evaluation framework that aims to pro...
A revolt is needed to protect our privacy, leading professor claims
Professor Alistair Duff insists the rise of technology such as facial recognition (FRT), CCTV and smart devices is robb...
5 October 2019
Prof Al Duff appeared as an expert witness before the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee. Testifying on behalf of privacy pressure group NO2ID Edinburgh, he answered MSP question about the bill f...
30 September 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.
11 July 2019
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
SACI professor of information policy Alistair Duff was invited onto the afternoon panel at the annual Freedom of Information Conference run by Holyrood events. The other panellists were Alastair Brian...
6 December 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...
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
Neil Urquhart was awarded the Best Contribution to Information Society research theme award at the University Research Conference. Dr Urquhart has applied Artificial Intelligence methods based on evol...
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
3.30pm in Merchiston B2
6 December 2018
Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh
23 November 2018 - 24 November 2018
Room G20, Merchiston
24 October 2018
14:00 in CORE44, room C44 Merchiston Campus
19 June 2018
CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
16 May 2018
11:00, Room G19, Merchiston
10 May 2018
11:00, Room H10 Merchiston Campus
3 May 2018
Edinburgh Napier University Merchiston campus
2 May 2018
15:00 in Core44, room C44 Merchiston Campus
24 April 2018
Core44, Room C44, Merchiston Campus
14 March 2018
The National Archives, Kew.
9 March 2018
Core44, Room C44 Merchiston
29 November 2017
Room G2, Merchiston Campus
28 November 2017
24 October 2017
Core 44, Room C44 Merchiston Campus
10 October 2017