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No Place for Placements: Managing work experience for students in lockdown

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2020, June)
No Place for Placements: Managing work experience for students in lockdown. Paper presented at Journalism Education: Covid19: learning & teaching – new approaches, Newcastle University (online
No abstract 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....

A book to bind us together: Staff–student collaboration on a new model of publication

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2019, July)
A book to bind us together: Staff–student collaboration on a new model of publication. Paper presented at Advance HE Learning & Teaching Annual Conference, 2019, Northumbria University
This presentation provides insights into a ground-breaking initiative in which academics worked with students to produce a new book, entitled “Innovation in Learning and Teach...

Advocacy in Action – How A Publishing Programme Represents Homeless Readers in Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2019, June)
Advocacy in Action – How A Publishing Programme Represents Homeless Readers in Scotland. Paper presented at By the Book6
So far as has thus been discerned, no research has been conducted into the reading habits of homeless readers. This paper provides for genuine insight into the rationale for a...

Advocacy in Action – How A Publishing Programme Represents Homeless Readers in Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2019, June)
Advocacy in Action – How A Publishing Programme Represents Homeless Readers in Scotland. Paper presented at By the Book6, Florence, Italy
So far as has thus been discerned, no research has been conducted into the reading habits of homeless readers. This paper provides for genuine insight into the rationale for a...

Designing Learning Communities for All – An Overview of the QAA ‘Belonging’ Enhancement Mini Projects

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A., Brodie, J., & Haddow, C. (2019, June)
Designing Learning Communities for All – An Overview of the QAA ‘Belonging’ Enhancement Mini Projects. Paper presented at Learning & Teaching Conference, 2019, Edinburgh
This presentation will provide the audience with an overview of the QAA ‘belonging’ enhancement mini-projects that have been undertaken across the University since the launch ...

Cross Campus Shared Reading – Staff / Student Collaboration under Scrutiny

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2018, September)
Cross Campus Shared Reading – Staff / Student Collaboration under Scrutiny. Paper presented at RAISE Conference 2018: Working better together: collaborations in student engagement, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
No abstract available.

A Book is More Important than Food

Presentation / Conference
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.

The University as a Community: Cross-Campus Shared Reading

Presentation / Conference
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...

Introducing 'Detective McLevy’s Casebook' and the Napier Big Read Campaign

Presentation / Conference
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.

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Books to Homeless - University shows charity spirit with generous book donation

5 March 2018
Photo: Streetreads charity accepts first delivery of books from Merchiston Campus. As part of this year's Napier Big Read, over 1,000 books donated from one campus at Edinburgh Napier University to ...

Napier Big Read Finalist - 3rd Annual Herald Higher Education Awards, 2017

5 July 2017
Napier Big Read is Finalist in Campaign of the Year in 3rd Annual Herald Higher Education Awards, 2017

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...

Christine Orr and The Glorious Thing on the BBC

27 November 2014
BBC story on The Glorious Thing, forgotten novel by Christine Orr, published by MSc Publishing.

Yarrrr be Treasure in them Pages - CHAS get a Personal Preview of New Book

29 May 2012
Families staying at Rachel House Children’s Hospice, run by Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) were given special preview of Merchiston Publishing’s new book ‘Treasure Island: A Play’. R...

Ask the Expert - Avril Gray provides publishing advice to Guardian readers

10 January 2012
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 ...

Peter Pan brings Christmas Cheer to Sick Kids in Hospital

20 December 2011
Edinburgh’s sick children got a dose of Christmas cheer when 100 free copies of children’s classic, "Peter and Wendy", were delivered to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children. To mark the publishing c...

Head of Publishing on Judging Panel of National Magazine Awards

1 December 2011
Head of the Publishing, Avril Gray, is on the judging panel for the 2011 Professional Publishers National Magazine Awards. These awards - covering a variety of categories including print, digital and...