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Academic Skills Adviser
Gray, A. (2018, April). Introducing 'Detective McLevy’s Casebook' and the Napier Big Read Campaign. Presented at Crime Fiction(s): Victorian and Neo-Victorian Narratives of Crime and Punishment, Edinburgh
NO abstract available.
Gray, A. (2018, June). A Book is More Important than Food. Paper presented at International Publishing By the Book 5, Florence
A Book is more important than food: collaboration with Streetreads, a charity working with homeless readers in Edinburgh.
Gray, A. (2018, June). The University as a Community: Cross-Campus Shared Reading. Paper presented at QAA 15th Enhancement Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University
As part of a shared reading scheme – the #NapierBigRead – the Publishing staff and Postgraduate students at Edinburgh Napier University are working together to encourage a sen...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
Visiting research fellow grant, to embed the ebook format (and ecosystem) debate into the scholarly discourse concerning similar cases (e.g. concerning video formats) and particularly their academic r...
To work with cultural organisations and individuals, particularly those working in the fields of crafts, storytelling, traditional dance and music in partnership with tourism stakeholders and provider...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The contemporary globalisation of publishing, both books and magazines, represents: an increased flow of products across national borders, often superficially customised for different language groups,...
Gray, A., Penman, C., & Foster, M. (2017, February). Thinking, Doing, Publishing - Pedogical Research on the Go. Paper presented at Innovations in Teaching and Supporting Learning, Edinburgh Napier University
Joint Presentation with Christine Penman and Monika Foster
Available at - http://blogs.napier.ac.uk/teachingfellows/teaching-fellows-conference-2017-2/
Gray, A. (2015, September). Herding Cats without Taming Tigers. Paper presented at CRLL 2015 Conference - Student Engagement: From Research to Practice, Glasgow Caledonian University
No abstract available.
Gray, A. (2015, July). Live Projects, Risk versus Reward. Paper presented at The Generation and Regeneration of Books, Montreal
The 23rd annual SHARP conference was be held in Longueuil/Montreal (Canada), Tuesday, 7 July, to Friday, 10 July 2015. Hosted by the Groupe de recherches et d'études sur le li...
McCleery, A. (2001, October). Published in Scotland: publishing Scotland. Paper presented at Scottish Communication and Media Association, Universtiy of Stirling
Gray, A. 100 Years of Magazine Publishing in Scotland. Exhibited at Scotland. 24 June 2013 - 19 July 2013. (Unpublished)
Scotland wide, 24 June until 19 July 2013
McCleery, A. (2018). Minding Their Own Business: Penguin in Southern Africa. Journal of Southern African Studies, 44(3), 507-519. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2018.1452420
The title of this essay is taken from the 1975 Penguin African Library revised edition of Antony Martin’s ‘Minding Their Own Business: Zambia’s Struggle against Western Contro...
McCleery, A. (2010). Changing audiences: the case of the Penguin "Ulysses". In G. Allen, C. Griffin, & M. O'Connell (Eds.), Readings on audience and textual materiality, 131-142. Chatto and Pickering
Gray, A. (2017). #NapierBigRead
Created and manage website.
c.2,000 views since creation (Dec 2017)
360º social media portfolio: website, facebook, instagram, twitter
Gray, A. (2016). Publish and be damned: exploring problem-based learning through the establishment of a University press. In C. Penman, & M. Foster (Eds.), Innovations in Learning and TeachingMerchiston Publishing
A pedagogic research publication showing new teaching approaches in higher education. This collection of chapters gives voice to academics from different disciplines across Ed...
Gray, A. (2012). Publishing by Degrees
Created and manage public website.
Monthly views c.1,400
Gunn, L., & McCleery, A. (2009). Wasps in a jam jar: Scottish literary magazine and political culture 1979-1999. In A. McNair, & J. Ryder (Eds.), Further from the frontiers: crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish studies
Scottish Funding Council
Economic and Social Research Council
'Wayzgoose' is a term formerly used in the UK (and elsewhere in the English speaking world) to describe annual social outings that were organised by unions, management and workers in the publishing an...
The University’s Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW) runs a series of research seminars on Wednesday afternoons throughout the teaching trimesters. These seminars are designed to approach literar...
16 November 2016
20 September 2016
Avril Gray joined a panel of experts to provide careers advice for The Guardian readers. The Q&A – ‘Careers in magazine publishing’ – advised on the different careers available in the sector, and the ...
10 January 2012
The M Word
Wednesday 24 April 2019
5.30 (for 6pm) to 8pm
Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre, Craiglockhart
23 April 2019
Bosco Theatre (George Street), Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh.
14 August 2017
30 November 2016
Edinburgh Napier University
20 May 2015 - 31 May 2015
4 March 2013
25 March 2012