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‘World’s long on academics, Morse, but woeful short of good detectives’: Lewis, Hathaway and Endeavour: The changing roles of Colin Dexter’s sidekick

Book Chapter
Bishop, D. (2021)
‘World’s long on academics, Morse, but woeful short of good detectives’: Lewis, Hathaway and Endeavour: The changing roles of Colin Dexter’s sidekick. In L. Andrew, & S. Saunders (Eds.), The Detective's Companion in Crime Fiction: A Study in Sidekicks (237-259). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-74989-7
Bishop offers the first comprehensive analysis of the many variations of sidekick found in Colin Dexter’s Inspector Morse novels, and in the three television drama series base...

“A Thing Of Dreams And Desires, A Siren, A Whisper, And A Seduction”: Mermaids and the seashore in H. G. Wells’s The Sea Lady: A Tissue of Moonshine

Journal Article
Alder, E. (2021)
“A Thing Of Dreams And Desires, A Siren, A Whisper, And A Seduction”: Mermaids and the seashore in H. G. Wells’s The Sea Lady: A Tissue of Moonshine. Shima, 15(2), https://doi.org/10.21463/shima.142
The Sea Lady (1901) is one of the more neglected early novels of H. G. Wells, particularly compared to his more famous scientific romances. Both a social satire and a mediatio...

A rose is a rose is a rose: even in YA SFF

Presentation / Conference
Freestone, P. (2021, December)
A rose is a rose is a rose: even in YA SFF. Paper presented at Concepts in Popular Genre Fiction Symposium, Deakin University / Online
The rose has been valued, revered, and infused with meaning across time and cultures—from the earliest chemists to appear in the historical record to today's mass-market perfu...

Writing for Craigsbank (illustrated lecture with live performance)

Exhibition / Performance
Burton, K. Writing for Craigsbank (illustrated lecture with live performance)
[Illustrated lecture with live performance]. Exhibited at Edinburgh, Scotland. 30 November 2021 - 27 November 2017. (Unpublished
Following the premiere of my site-specific work for performance at Craigsbank Parish Church (originally titled Floating Sanctuary), I was invited to talk to the Church of Scot...

(Dis)locating Democratization: Music Technologies in Practice

Journal Article
Harkins, P., & Prior, N. (in press)
(Dis)locating Democratization: Music Technologies in Practice. Popular Music and Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/03007766.2021.1984023
This article examines the concept of democratization and explains why it has been applied in unhelpful ways to the study of music. We focus on three examples to illustrate the...

Relocating Colonial Women in Resistance: An Interpretation of Rabindranath Tagore’s Nastanirh and Chaturanga

Journal Article
Krishnapriya, T. K., Rani, P., & Fraser, B. (2021)
Relocating Colonial Women in Resistance: An Interpretation of Rabindranath Tagore’s Nastanirh and Chaturanga. Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, 13(3), https://doi.org/10.21659/rupkatha.v13n3.38
The Colonial Bengal of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries was a place of contradictions. For instance, despite certain evident advancements in the resolution of the women’...

Not an unusual life for the time and place: Etel Mittag-Fodor

Exhibition / Performance
Stutterheim, K. (2021)
Not an unusual life for the time and place: Etel Mittag-Fodor. [photo]. Exhibited at Cologne, Germany. 21 October 2021 - 24 October 2021. (Unpublished
On the occasion of the festival year "1700 Years of Jewish Life in Germany", the Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) presents an exhibition of portraits, still lifes...

The UK War Books Boom, 1926-33

Dataset
Frayn, A., & Houston, F. (2021)
The UK War Books Boom, 1926-33. [Dataset]. https://doi.org/10.17869/enu.2021.2810868
Data for article 'The War Books Boom in Britain, 1928–1930'. For submission to First World War Studies, Oct 2021. Data collected Jan 2020-Aug 2021 from various sources articu...

for St Albert's

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Burton, K. (2021)
for St Albert's. Edinburgh, Scotland
A site-specific work informed by the architectural design of the Chapel of St Albert the Great, Edinburgh. The piece received multiple performances in the space on September 2...

Community radio as citizen journalism

Book Chapter
Kocic, A., Coleman, J., Padfield, J., & Milicev, J. (2021)
Community radio as citizen journalism. In D. Harte, & R. Matthews (Eds.), Reappraising Local and Community News in the UK: Media, Practice, and Policy. Routledge
Much of the discourse surrounding local journalism in the UK has been related to its demise: whether it be newspaper titles disappearing from the presses, reductions in staff ...

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Scottish community radio journalistic skills assessment

2021 - 2022
The objective of the project is to assess the needs of community radio volunteers in Scotland, so that they can assume a bigger role in local news provision. Previous research by the applicant has est...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £4,029

Dr David Summers Trust PhD Studentship: 'Slip out of darkness': A Study of Contemporary Queer Scottish Poetry

2021 - 2026
This PhD project will synthesise Scottish literary studies, Queer theory and the developing socio-cultural contexts of modern Scottish society, to investigate a range of queer Scottish poets.
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £15,195

Mountain Biking Data Sonification

2021 - 2021
We are embarking on a collaborative project between Music, the Sports, Exercise, and Health Science Research Group, and the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland (MTBCOS) in a project encouraging people to...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £971

Film Bang community of practice

2021 - 2025
This project will investigate how the Scottish screen sector first coalesced, and then operated, as a‘community of practice’. It will develop new knowledge about interconnections between Scottish prof...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £54,559

Forgotten Women of Craiglockhart

2021 - 2021
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland Vacation Scholarship Rosamund Latto
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland

The Scottish Revival Network

2021 - 2023
The Scottish Revival Network will initiate conversations and debates on the aims, scope, influences and international connections of the Scottish Revival in literature and culture from the 1880s to th...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £19,975

21st Century Tapestry: an investigation of smart materials, technology interplay and heritage craftmanship

2021 - 2024
A collaborative partnership between Dovecot Studios (Edinburgh), Edinburgh College of Art and Edinburgh Napier University. Supervision has been discussed and agreed in principal as follows: • Sarah ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £54,004

The Literature House in the Digital Age: New Directions for Literary Heritage

2021 - 2024
This interdisciplinary project will situate the Edinburgh Literature House within the history of such institutions, to establish a context for an investigation of how the Literature House can now meet...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £54,004

New directions in digital jazz studies: music information retrieval and AI support for jazz scholarship in digital archives

2021 - 2023
The key research questions that motivate this project may be framed this way: How can we increase the value of jazz archives by applying technology and developing methods for digital musicology and hu...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £30,017

Development of 3D printing techniques, utilising sustainable polymers towards towards bespoke millinery outcomes

2021 - 2021
To design and innovate hat designs for rapid prototyping using biodegradable material options in 3D printing.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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Community Media in Lockdown: How social change during the COVID-19 pandemic affects strategies of distribution and impact for female-identifying community based media

2021 - date
Cara Bamford | Director of Studies: Dr Kirsten MacLeod | Second Supervisor: Dr Alistair Scott

The Literature House in the Digital Age: New Directions for Literary Heritage

2021 - date
Catriona Schofield | Director of Studies: Dr Tara Thomson | Second Supervisor: Dr Kirstie Jamieson

Responding to spaces, places, and community: a portfolio of composition and documentation of praxis

2021 - date
Paul Greene | Director of Studies: Dr Katrina Burton | Second Supervisor: Dr John Hails

Scottish Gothic: A Scientist’s Companion

2021 - date
Victoria Elliott | Director of Studies: Dr Emily Alder | Second Supervisor: Dr Scott Lyall

COVID-19, Lockdown and the Impact on Live Performances and Audiences: will there be greater cultural engagement with the arts?

2021 - date
Melanie Self | Director of Studies: Prof Chris Atton | Second Supervisor: Dr Calum Neill

21st Century Tapestry

2021 - date
Paola Tognazzi | Director of Studies: Ms Sarah Taylor | Second Supervisor: Dr Emilia Sobolewska

The operatic canon and gender non-conforming (GNC) characters

2021 - date
Ali Mcgowan | Director of Studies: Dr John Hails | Second Supervisor: Dr Sarah Artt

Writings in Internment

2021 - date
David Revell | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Schwan | Second Supervisor: Dr Andrew Frayn

SQA Music Qualifications as Preperation for Music Degrees: An Investigation

2020 - date
Rebekah Donn | Director of Studies: Dr Zack Moir | Second Supervisor: MR Bryden Stillie

Vampires, the Neo-human and the Gothic

2020 - date
Hannah Barretto | Director of Studies: Dr Emily Alder | Second Supervisor: Dr Sarah Artt
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Edinburgh Napier appoints Rosie Howie as Publisher in Residence

6 May 2021
The Bookseller, the leading publishing industry magazine, ran a feature on our ground-breaking Publisher in Residence appointment. Full page coverage of my initiative (two years in the making), firs...

Dr Scott Lyall awarded RSE Network Grant

15 December 2020
Dr Scott Lyall (PI) has been awarded a Network Grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to found and facilitate a Scottish Revival Network. He will collaborate with Dr Michael Shaw (CI) of the Univer...

Social and community impact: award winner and runners-up

25 November 2020
Bleedin Saor Project (Bloody Big Project) runner-up in the Guardian University Awards

Dr Scott Lyall is a guest speaker on Times Radio

10 August 2020
Dr Scott Lyall was an invited guest speaker on Times Radio Breakfast Show, interviewed by Stig Abell, to discuss the Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid on the anniversary of his birth. Born in Langholm on...

Alistair Duff Interviewed: "Coronavirus, the Information Age & 1984!"

8 June 2020
The Asia Scotland Institute has released a vidcast with Professor Alistair Duff, Professor of Information Policy at Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh. Professor Duff addresses the extent to which...

University teams up with community researchers to help improve their neighbourhood

6 February 2020
A Team of community researchers will join forces with academics to help improve their neighbourhood. UK Research and Innovation today announced its backing for the Seven Kingdoms of Wester Hailes, on...

Prof Al Duff Featured in Sunday Express

5 October 2019
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 robbing us of ou...

Expert Testimony to Scottish Parliament

30 September 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...

Music team and technology helps bring twins virtually together for the BBC World Service 'Digital Planet' programme

5 September 2019
Edinburgh Napier and the Royal College of Music has helped bring musicians virtually together as part of a special 18th birthday edition of the BBC World Service’s Digital Planet programme. Led in E...

Dr Scott Lyall publishes an article in The Conversation on Nan Shepherd.

28 August 2019
‘The Living Mountain: in an age of ecological crisis, Nan Shepherd’s nature writing is more relevant than ever’. Article in The Conversation, published 29 August 2019

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Dark Tourism Research Symposium: Memory, Pilgrimage and the Digital Realm

Craiglockhart Campus
4 May 2022

Research Roundtable on 'Global Atrocities in Literature and Culture' (online)

Online via WebEx
8 December 2021

Research Seminar hosted by Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW): Maja Brandt Andreasen (U of Strathclyde), 'Just Sex? The Discursive Construction of Sexual Violence in Internet Humour about #MeToo' AND Amy King (Edinburgh Napier U), '"Tied up in knots" - Ethical Tensions in my Research of Linguistic Violence on Twitter'

Online
8 June 2021

Research Seminar hosted by Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW): Professor Nathalie Jaeck (U Bordeaux Montaigne), 'Dickens's Redefinition of the Rhetoric of Landscape'

Online
18 May 2021

Research Seminar hosted by Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW): Dr Alice Kelly (U of Oxford/U of Sussex), 'Commemorative Modernisms - Women Writers, Death and the First World War'

27 April 2021

Research Seminar hosted by Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW): Dr Maisha Wester (Indiana U, Bloomington/Sheffield U), 'New World Monsters for an Old World Problem - Redefining Terror in Black Diasporic Gothic Literature'

17 March 2021

(Re)presenting cover girls: Exploring female diversity in magazines

Merchiston Campus
20 February 2020

Neoliberalism and Contemporary American Literature

Edinburgh Napier University
9 December 2019

Cinematic Inclusions: Traditions and Experiments in Lithuanian Documentary Cinema

Lecture Theatre A17, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh Napier University
23 October 2019

Dinner Party Debates: The Case for a Deaf Festival in the Festival City. Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for Fringe participants. The BSL (Scotland) Act 2015 and subsequent National Plan (2017-2023) lays the foundation to improve the lives of BSL users in Scotland. Culture, public life and festivals figure within this mandate. This roundtable discussion takes the format of a lively dinner party and deliberates why Edinburgh should host Scotland's first Deaf festival.

Appleton Tower, Informatics Centre, Fringe Central, Edinburgh
10 August 2019