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From Trauma Theory to Systemic Violence: Narratives of Post-Katrina New Orleans

Book Chapter
Keeble, A. (in press)
From Trauma Theory to Systemic Violence: Narratives of Post-Katrina New Orleans. In K. R. McNamara (Ed.), The City in American Literature and Culture (276-292). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
This chapter begins with a discussion of some of the contemporary critiques that have been aimed at trauma theory, focussing specifically on the way writing by Lauren Berlant ...

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...

The Deaf Heritage Collective: Collaboration with Critical Intent

Journal Article
Jamieson, K., Discepoli, M., & Leith, E. (2021)
The Deaf Heritage Collective: Collaboration with Critical Intent. Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics, 15(1), 1-26
The paper reflects upon the Deaf Heritage Collective, a collaborative project led by Edinburgh Napier University’s Design for Heritage team and Heriot Watt’s Centre for Transl...

(Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and 'The PlayStation Generation'

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2021, May)
(Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and 'The PlayStation Generation'. Paper presented at Annual Symposium of Music Scholars in Finland, Online
For many commentators over the last two decades, digitisation represents nothing short of a watershed moment in how music is produced, stored, and consumed. In this paper, I a...

Following the Instruments: The Designers and Users of the Fairlight CMI

Book Chapter
Harkins, P. (2021)
Following the Instruments: The Designers and Users of the Fairlight CMI. In A. Hennion, & C. Levaux (Eds.), Rethinking Music Through Science and Technology Studies. Routledge

Safe environment? Understanding the housing of asylum seekers and refugees during the Covid-19 outbreak

Presentation / Conference
Guma, T., Maclean, G., Sharapov, K., & MacLeod, K. (2021, April)
Safe environment? Understanding the housing of asylum seekers and refugees during the Covid-19 outbreak. Paper presented at BSA Annual Conference 2021: Remaking the Future, Online

The Entangled Terrestrials: Mapping E.T.’s Ecological Web

Presentation / Conference
Alder, E. (2021, April)
The Entangled Terrestrials: Mapping E.T.’s Ecological Web. Paper presented at British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference, Online
Steven Spielberg’s E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) has accrued an eclectic but small body of scholarly criticism. With this paper I contribute an ecocritical analysis of the...

Souvenir authenticity in the additive manufacturing age

Journal Article
Anastasiadou, C., & Vettese, S. (2021)
Souvenir authenticity in the additive manufacturing age. Annals of Tourism Research, 89, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2021.103188
The expansion of additive manufacturing or 3D printing as a novel (re)production method disrupts social consumption patterns and challenges existing conceptualisations of tour...

‘Scottish People Can’t Rap’: the local and the global in Scottish hip-hop

Journal Article
Hook, D. (in press)
‘Scottish People Can’t Rap’: the local and the global in Scottish hip-hop. Popular Music, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0261143021000040
Hip-hop is a global culture, where local representation is a core tenet of its ideological framework. Therefore, it provides opportunities to observe how a global cultural str...

Daydream@Creative Leadership

Presentation / Conference
Cochrane, R. (2021, March)
Daydream@Creative Leadership. Presented at Creativity in Leadership and Learning, Online
In August 2021 secondary schools across Scotland will pilot the new Creative Thinking qualification. This will be resourced and supported by Daydream Believers. You are invite...

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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

Investigating the use of temporary accommodation for housing asylum seekers and refugees during the COVID-19 outbreak

2020 - 2021
This project will explore the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on asylum seekers and refugees living in the UK, one of the most marginalised and most at-risk groups during the current pandemic. The pro...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £53,468

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 - 2021
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

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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
Caroline 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: Associate Professor Richard Firth

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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(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

Space Enlightenment Festival

Royal Edinburgh Observatory, Edinburgh University and Edinburgh Napier University, various Festival Locations
22 May 2019 - 29 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