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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

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.

Advocacy in action: How a university shared reading project reaches homeless readers in Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2020, March)
Advocacy in action: How a university shared reading project reaches homeless readers in Scotland. Paper presented at Advance HE Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference, 2020, Edinburgh
Awarded Institutional Place by Conference This paper provides genuine insight into the rationale for an approach to inclusivity that penetrates to the very edges of society....

Annotating the Everyday in a Modernist Scholarly Edition

Journal Article
Thomson, T. (2020)
Annotating the Everyday in a Modernist Scholarly Edition. Modernist Cultures, 15(1), 92-109.
This article interrogates current approaches to the annotation of scholarly editions in order to reframe annotation practice within an emerging ‘new modernist editing’. Using ...

Ignorant Populists

Digital Artefact
Moir, Z. (2020)
Ignorant Populists. []
Moir, Z. (2020). Ignorant Populists. []

Dolorosa Sinaga: Body, Form, Matter - Analysis, Artistic Geneology, and Archive

Supartono, A., & Karsono, S. (Eds.)
(2020). Dolorosa Sinaga: Body, Form, Matter - Analysis, Artistic Geneology, and Archive. Jakarta, Indonesia: Jakarta Art Institute Press
Dolorosa Sinaga: Body, Form, Matter brings together 40 years of work explored through inter-disciplinary readings. Dolorosa Sinaga (b. 1953) is one of the most accomplished, c...

Carpenter, Mary

Book Chapter
Schwan, A. (2020)
Carpenter, Mary. In L. Scholl (Ed.), The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Victorian Women's WritingSpringer.
Nineteenth-century reformer Mary Carpenter (1807–1877) established an international profile as prolific author and public speaker with a focus on educational and penal reform....

Islay Jazz Festival

Journal Article
Medboe, H., & Maclean, D. (in press)
Islay Jazz Festival. Jazz Research Journal, 12(2),
This article considers the ecologies and stakeholder interests that overlap in the staging of an annual jazz festival on a small Scottish island in the Outer Hebrides. Through...

We are NOT Neutral: A Freirean Critique of (Popular) Music in Higher Education

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2020, January)
We are NOT Neutral: A Freirean Critique of (Popular) Music in Higher Education
2018 saw the 50th anniversary of the publication of Paulo Freire’s book ‘Pedagogy of the Oppressed’, which has become an important text that has influenced many progressive ed...

Weird Fiction and Science at the Fin de Siecle

Alder, E. (2020)
Weird Fiction and Science at the Fin de Siecle. Palgrave Macmillan.
This book explores how nineteenth-century science stimulated the emergence of weird tales at the fin de siècle, and examines weird fiction by British writers who preceded and ...


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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

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

“get leave to live”: Nan Shepherd and the canon of Scottish and International Modernism

2019 - 2020
The primary aims of this project are as follows: a) to research in the Nan Shepherd holdings, and archives related to Shepherd’s work, at the University of Aberdeen; b) to consult with several Shepher...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £3,547



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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
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

Abjection hurts: a criticial reworking of Kristeva's theory of abjection

2019 - date
Chiara Margiotta | Director of Studies: Dr Sarah Artt | Second Supervisor: Dr Arin Keeble

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
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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

Eamonn O'Neill Comments on State of Play in US Democratic PresidentialNominee Race

5 July 2019
This article analyses the current state of play within the US Democratic Party's election for the Presidential nominee.

Dr Zack Moir Elected to the Board of Directors of the Prestigious Association for Popular Music Education

26 June 2019
Dr Zack Moir from Music has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Popular Music Education, which is an international organisation with a mission to promote and advance...

University Academic Publishes New Edited Volume on Popular Music Education

3 April 2019
Dr Zack Moir, lecturer in music, has just published his new edited volume ’The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices’, which features chapters from three other mem...

University Academics and Students Engage in Live Improvisation Over Networks at Prestigious International Conference

2 April 2019
Can a network performance be defined, planned and executed in 90 minutes? Teams of attendees and remote performers at the Network Performing Arts Production Workshop in Prague were tasked with creatin...

Alistair Duff Quoted on 'Punk Energy" of ePundits

24 March 2019
School of Arts and Creative Industries professor interviewed by Scotland on Sunday on rising power of new media. Political bloggers, referred to as ePundits, have brought punk energy to politics, alth...

Dr Scott Lyall wins RSE grant to study the work of Scottish writer, Nan Shepherd.

1 February 2019
Dr Scott Lyall has won a grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to study the work of Scottish writer, Nan Shepherd.