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Supporting and enhancing student agency in feedback processes: using a novel feedback tool in the creative industries

Presentation / Conference
Cochrane, R., & Firth, R. (2021, June)
Supporting and enhancing student agency in feedback processes: using a novel feedback tool in the creative industries. Paper presented at Assessment in Higher Education (AHE) Conference 2020, Manchester
This paper focuses on students’ use of a novel programme-focused feedback tool we have developed and utilised across Product Design at Edinburgh Napier University. In the cont...

Pagan Modernism: First World War and Spiritual Revival in Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song and Neil M. Gunn’s Highland River

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
Pagan Modernism: First World War and Spiritual Revival in Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song and Neil M. Gunn’s Highland River. In Scottish Literature and World War OneEdinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

Free Improvisation As Radical Musicing in Higher Popular Music Education: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Space

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2020, August)
Free Improvisation As Radical Musicing in Higher Popular Music Education: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Space. Paper presented at International Society for Music Education World Conference, Helsinki
Moir, Z. (2020, August). Free Improvisation As Radical Musicing in Higher Popular Music Education: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Space. Paper presented at International S...

Piloting ‘Creative Musicianship’ in Scotland: An analysis of the experiences of students and teachers

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (2020, August)
Piloting ‘Creative Musicianship’ in Scotland: An analysis of the experiences of students and teachers. Paper presented at International Society for Music Education World Conference, Helsinki
Secondary music courses in Scotland currently do not provide applicants with the necessary knowledge, understanding or skillsets to be able to engage with music study at HE. B...

Social Inequalities in Music Education: Whose Problem?

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2020, July)
Social Inequalities in Music Education: Whose Problem?. Paper presented at Association For Popular Music Education World Conference, Edinburgh
Moir, Z. (2020, July). Social Inequalities in Music Education: Whose Problem?. Paper presented at Association For Popular Music Education World Conference, Edinburgh.

Free Improvisation as Radical Musicking: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Higher Popular Music Education

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2020, July)
Free Improvisation as Radical Musicking: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Higher Popular Music Education. Paper presented at Association for Popular Music Education World Conference, Edinburgh
Moir, Z. (2020, July). Free Improvisation as Radical Musicking: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Higher Popular Music Education. Paper presented at Association for Popular M...

Trying Something New: Student and teacher responses to the pilot of an alternative secondary music curriculum for Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (2020, July)
Trying Something New: Student and teacher responses to the pilot of an alternative secondary music curriculum for Scotland. Paper presented at Association for Popular Music Education World Conference, Edinburgh
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (2020, July). Trying Something New: Student and teacher responses to the pilot of an alternative secondary music curriculum for Scotland. Paper present...

Gamified Formative Assessment – Developing Assessment Confidence through Research

Presentation / Conference
Stillie, B. (2020, July)
Gamified Formative Assessment – Developing Assessment Confidence through Research. Paper presented at Association of Popular Music Education, Edinburgh Napier University
Formative assessments can play a powerful role in supporting the student learning process (Black &William, 2009; Andrade & Cizek 2010) and they can be an effective tool for su...

Why we do not adapt Jean Rhys

Book Chapter
Artt, S. (in press)
Why we do not adapt Jean Rhys. In Intercultural AdaptationsEdinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
Abstract not available.

Stamp IT - Simple solutions to assessment in Design Education

Presentation / Conference
Cochrane, R. (2020, June)
Stamp IT - Simple solutions to assessment in Design Education. Presented at Fusion Cities of the Future, London
Cochrane, R. (2020, June). Stamp IT - Simple solutions to assessment in Design Education. Presented at Fusion Cities of the Future, London.

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A War Books Boom in Scotland? 1928-1932

2020 - 2021
It is a critical commonplace that there was a decade’s literary silence following the First World War in writing about the conflict before a ‘War Books Boom’ from 1928–1932. This boom was predicated o...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £11,641

Film Bang 1976-2020 – resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries

2020 - 2020
This project will identify ways to support progression, resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries. The project will investigate the data contained in the Film Bang d...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £35,266

World/Water Futures

2020 - 2021
Blue Humanities is an underdeveloped subfield within the Environmental Humanities. It focuses on the cultural meanings of water, and incorporates multiple disciplinary strands, including ecology, mari...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £10,000

Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium for Gender and Public Engagement

2020 - 2021
Gender inequality in the Pacific is a serious challenge and a sensitive issue - requiring a culturally appropriate and joined up development approach to support and drive the necessary social changes....
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £93,888

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival Research Project

2019 - 2022
This research project explores the interdependencies between stakeholders within the Scottish jazz and blues scenes through the gathering and processing of data from musicians, promoters, audiences an...
Funder: Edinburgh International Jazz & Blues Festival | Value: £29,000

Uncovering the Secrets of the Fairlight: The Device that Revolutionised Pop in the 1980s

2019 - 2020
This event is a rare opportunity to find out more about a musical instrument that was worth £100,000 in the 1980s when it was used in the making of records by Afrika Bambaataa, Kate Bush, and Frankie ...
Funder: University of London | Value: £799

Innovative Fibre Optic Lightsource for Illuminated Digital Textiles in Performance

2019 - 2020
Over the last two and a half years there has been considerable investment to develop the capacity for smart textile production as a light-emitting woven optical fibre lace fabric, and as an integrated...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £7,500

Narratives of Scottish Modernism: Christine Orr and Naomi Mitchison

2019 - 2020
The main objective of this project is to conduct archival research that will lead to new and internationally significant academic publications on the literary work of two modern Scottish female author...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £7,465

Creating a sustainable, desirable solid and soft product utilising used, previously non ‘upcycle-able’ textiles

2019 - 2020
We’re looking to develop a pet bedding design from re-used bedding material (Sheets, Duvets, Mattresses & Pillows). The idea is to make a product that is highly functional in nature and also well desi...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Utilising 3D printable leather composite materials towards repair, reuse and increased longevity of leather products

2019 - 2019
Leather is used in many luxury and utilitarian goods in our daily life. While many leather products, previously thought of as heirlooms, have become more replaceable and throwaway, many still aspire t...
Funder: The Scottish Institute for Remanufacture | Value: £49,882

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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

Sailor Superstition in Nineteenth-Century Seafaring Literature

2019 - date
Federica Mascherpa | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden

A Compositional Exploration of Auditory-Visual Synaesthesia

2019 - date
The aim of my practice-based PhD is to determine whether tapping into one’s synaesthesia can assist in the music composition/production proce...
Corin Anderson | Director of Studies: Dr Zack Moir | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Burton

Language As Violence - A discourse analysis of trolling on Twitter

2019 - date
Amy King | Director of Studies: Dr Mabel Victoria | Second Supervisor: Dr Arin Keeble

What is the nature of musical time?

2019 - date
Ioannis Koufoudakis | Director of Studies: Dr John Hails | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Burton

Exploring the history and cultural representation of capital punishment in Scotland

2019 - date
Simon McFadden | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Schwan | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Morrison

Watching Play: Analysing Live Streaming's Affordances to Challenge the Traditional Ways of Understanding Play

2019 - date
Viviana Susanna | Director of Studies: Dr Tara Thomson | Second Supervisor: Dr Sarah Artt

What are the experiences of musicians when developing a public persona or profile for online promotion and interaction on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram? What are their feelings and impressions of positive and negative impact and consequences in maintaining this online profile?

2019 - date
Lewis Durrand | Director of Studies: Renée Stefanie | Second Supervisor: Dr Rory MacLean

A compositional exploration of cultural exchanges and symbiosis

2018 - date
James Hind | Director of Studies: Dr Haftor Medboe | Second Supervisor: Dr Zack Moir
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‘“For she was an independent woman, or nearly, anyway”: Locating the pubescent girl in Philip Pullman’s Sally Lockhart drafts ’

16 November 2016
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...

Michael Harris in Florence

11 October 2016
Michael Harris plays an organ concert of British and German music of the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, as part of the Musical Wednesdays series in the Auditorium dell’Ente Cassa di Risparmio di F...

Writing the First World War: Conflict and Memory, 1914-1930

20 September 2016
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...

Dr Scott Lyall wins a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant.

31 July 2016
Dr Scott Lyall wins a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant to study the work of Irish writers such as W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pearse.

Publishes chapter in collection Mapping Across Academia

29 June 2016
Publishes chapter in collection Mapping Across Academia

Publishes new book: Community in Modern Scottish Literature

18 May 2016
Publishes new book: Community in Modern Scottish Literature (Leiden | Boston: Brill | Rodopi, 2016), 304pp.

Forgotten 1920s sci-fi novel by Scots author reawakened by students

13 May 2016
IT is a little-known Scottish science fiction novel which nearly sank without trace when it was published almost a century ago. Today, it is rated one of the 12 most essential Scottish sci-fi novels o...

Published article 'Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black

11 May 2016
Published article 'Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black'. Television & New Media (Sage, 2016).

Linda Dryden along with Lucille Bluefield has secured charity funding for former student Helena Roots to pursue a PhD within CLAW.

23 February 2016
Linda Dryden along with Lucille Bluefield has secured charity funding for former student Helena Roots to pursue a PhD within CLAW.

Linda Dryden and Lucille Bluefield havesecured funding for former student Helena Roots to study for a PhD in CLAW.

23 February 2016
Linda Dryden and Lucille Bluefield have secured funding for former student Helena Roots to study for a PhD in CLAW.

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

Merchiston Campus
20 February 2020

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

"The M Word" with the International Magazine Centre

The M Word Wednesday 24 April 2019 5.30 (for 6pm) to 8pm Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre, Craiglockhart
23 April 2019

CLAW Seminar "Eat Meat Crave Repeat: H. Rider Haggard, Lost World Romance and the Global Growth of Britain's Meat Markets."

3.30pm in Merchiston B2
6 December 2018

Fates of Frankenstein Conference

Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh
23 November 2018 - 24 November 2018

“A glory that shines upon our tears”: Literature and the Armistice.

National Library of Scotland
15 November 2018

University team asks brutal or beautiful?

St Gabriel's RC Church, Prestonpans.
6 July 2018

Visiting Researcher: The Artificial Intelligence of the Victorian Novel

Merchiston Campus, 10 Colinton Road, Room B2 (3-4.30pm)
15 May 2018

Dr Katrina Burton presents her work at Barcelona Architecture Week

Barcelona Pavilion, Barcelona
11 May 2018