Senior Research Fellow
Coady, J., Berg, T. & Pooley, R. (2012). IS Degrees: Sociotechnical or Technosocial? - A Reflective Analysis. In Linger, H., Fisher, J., Barnden, A., Barry, C., Lang, M. & Schneider, C. (Eds.). Building Sustainable Information Systems: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Information Systems Development, 219-231. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-7540-8_17. ISBN 978-1-4614-7539-2
This paper describes a reflective and empirical investigation by staff involved in delivery of the Heriot-Watt University Information Systems undergraduate degree. It looks pa...
Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B. & Smith, C. F. (2013). 'Hyperlocal e-democracy'? The experience of Scotland's Community Councils. In Parycek, P. & Edelmann, N. (Eds.). CeDEM14 Proceedings, 73-84. ISBN 978-3-902505-35-4
This paper is motivated by the need to understand the reality of the use of the now well-established opportunities offered by the internet to engage with citizens. Building on...
Buckner, K. & Cruickshank, P. (2007). Social network analysis as a tool to evaluate the effectiveness of EC funded networks of excellence: the case of DEMO-net. In Proceedings of the 41st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 60. doi:10.1109/HICSS.2008.401
The European Commission, through its framework programme aims to stimulate the development of sustained collaborative research networks across Europe. Social network analysis ...
EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes
The EDEN project grew out of the rationale that online information on decision-making leads to greater transparency in governance, as a pre-requisite for online consultation and participation.
The Scottish Parliament accepted its first electronic petition from the ITC's electronic petitioning system.
The ITC (now part of the Centre for Social Informatics) worked with the Scottish Parliame...
The Highland Council
ITC worked with Highland Youth Voice (a youth parliament in the Highland Region) from 2000 to 2008. An e-voting website, with a discussion form, supported the parliament's first elections in 2000. Fro...
Lecturer and Programme leader; BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology
Taylor-Smith, E. & Lindner, R. (2009). Social networking tools supporting constructive involvement throughout the policy-cycle. In Prosser, P. & Parycek, P. (Eds.). Proceedings of EDEM 2010 - Conference on Electronic Democracy, May 7-8, 2010, Danube-University Krems, AustriaISBN 978-3-85403-265-6
This paper describes the context and background of the conference workshop “Social networking tools supporting constructive involvement throughout the policy-cycle”. EParticip...
Davenport, E., Turner, P. & Van de Walle, G. (2003). Talking about computers among a group of older people. In Proceedings Second International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities
Taylor-Smith, E. & Cruickshank, P. (2009). Web 2.0 for collaborative production
In this paper, we explore the possibilities of using Web 2.0 for collaborative production of government services in the UK. Can co-production be used to deliver eGovernment se...
Taylor-Smith, E. & Lindner, R. (2008). Using social networking tools to promote eParticipation initiatives. In Prosser, A. & Parycek, P. (Eds.). Proceedings of EDEM 2009 - Conference on Electronic Democracy, September 7-8, 2009, Vienna, 115 -121
This paper describes the context and background of the conference workshop “Social networking tools and widgets to promote or expand eParticipation initiatives”. Social networ...
Duff, A. (2009). New media & information: convergences & divergences (CD Rom). In New Media & Information: Convergences & DivergencesISBN 9789606746055
Hall, H. (2000). Social exchange for knowledge exchange. In Managing knowledge: conversations and critiques, University of Leicester Management Centre, 10-11 April 2001, 1-23
The factors that motivate people to codify and share knowledge for the benefit of others have
been identified as a priority area for individual companies (Smith & Farquhar, 20...
Cruickshank, P. & Smith, C. F. (2008). Self-efficacy as a factor in the evaluation of e-petitions. In Parycek, P. (Ed.). Proceedings of EDEM 2009 - Conference on Electronic Democracy, 223-232. ISBN 978-3-85403-251-9
E-petitions are seen as one response to a perceived decline in public trust of political institutions and the associated symptoms of disengagement. In this paper, some current...
Hall, H. (2003). The intranet as actor: the role of the intranet in knowledge sharing. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Understanding Sociotechnical Action, 109-111
This paper presents a sociotechnical analysis of knowledge sharing practice in a large, distributed, information intensive case study organisation. The findings of the study a...
Royal Academy of Engineering
The role of the intranet in knowledge sharing.
Primary research investigated in depth a single, maturing intranet in a large, distributed organisation. The qualitative approach that was adopted genera...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in...
The Association for Information Science and Technology announced Professor Hazel Hall as the winner of the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award.
11 July 2019
The Journal of Documentation has recently accepted a journal article by Centre for Social Informatics researchers that considers the long-term value and impact of AHRC network grant funding.
15 February 2018
Professor Hazel Hall has won the SICSA PhD Supervisor of the Year Silver Award 2017
12 January 2018
Professor Isto Huvila of Uppsala University, Sweden visited Scotland in November 2017. As part of his programme he spent some time with colleagues in the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Nap...
26 November 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics participated at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST2017) in Washington DC on 30th October 2017.
30 October 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the the ESRC ‘Ways of being in a digital age’ project review conference in October 2017.
9 October 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in St Malo, France, in September 2017.
19 September 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Knowledge Management 2017 in Barcelona, Spain in September 2017.
7 September 2017
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins has won a John Campbell Trust travel bursary.
10 July 2017
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics presented nine papers at Information: interactions and impact (i3) in June 2017.
26 June 2017
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins has been appointed to the team of copy-editors for Information Research, one of the longest-established open access journals in the field of I...
22 May 2017
Professor Hazel Hall was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh at a ceremony on Monday 15th May.
17 May 2017
Researchers in the Centre for Social Informatics have released findings of the Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement (IL-DEM) project.
19 March 2017
Professor Hazel Hall is the guest of the University of São Paulo, Brazil in the week beginning 13th March 2017.
13 March 2017
Professor Hazel Hall has been appointed Docent of Information Studies at Åbo Akademi University
21 February 2017
Room G20, Merchiston
24 October 2018
14:00 in CORE44, room C44 Merchiston Campus
19 June 2018
11:00, Room G19, Merchiston
10 May 2018
11:00, Room H10 Merchiston Campus
3 May 2018
Edinburgh Napier University Merchiston campus
2 May 2018
Core44, Room C44, Merchiston Campus
14 March 2018
Core44, Room C44 Merchiston
29 November 2017
Room G2, Merchiston Campus
28 November 2017
Core 44, Room C44 Merchiston Campus
10 October 2017
19 September 2017
Core44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
5 September 2017
22 August 2017
21 June 2017
Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh.
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