Senior Research Fellow
Hall, H. (2010, October). Getting real about social media. Presented at Internet Librarian International., London
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare -https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/getting-real-about-social-media-15918378
Hall, H. (2010, July). Seizing the opportunity of research-led practice. Presented at BLA 2010: the Research Agenda, Liverpool, UK
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare -
Gibson, G., McCusker, P., & Taylor-Smith, E. (2010, June). Online tools and their Impact on young people. Paper presented at ECEG 2010 10th European Conference on eGovernment, University of Limerick, Ireland
The emergence of social media tools and the enthusiasm by which young people have embraced theses tools as one of their primary modes of interaction is well documented in many...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
As social media use by older people increases, along with an increased rate of dementia diagnoses, the management or oversight of social networking sites by carers is likely to increase. This research...
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
The findings of this research will contribute to strategies to improve citizen engagement in the democratic process at community level.
Community Councillors are a vital link between local communities...
University of Aberdeen
Portrait is a software tool developed to help care staff get to know personal and social information about clients that live in residential care facilities. The Portrait system consists of a biography...
Lecturer and Programme leader; BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology
Hall, H. (2010, March). 10 Twitter tips in 10 minutes. Paper presented at Tweeting while we work: SLA Europe event, London, UK
No abstract available.
Demeke, W. (2010, January). Small and Micro Business Enterprises (SMBEs) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Development and Poverty Reduction through Information and Communication Technologies. Paper presented at University of West London MPhil/PhD conference, University of West London, London, UK
No abstract avilable.
Hall, H., Widen-Wulff, G., Peterson, L. & Davison, B. (2009, June). Shared relationships, spaces and online information behaviours: a social exchange and capital perspective. Paper presented at Information: Interactions and Impact (i3), Aberdeen
Hall, H. (2009, June). When social means business: the potential of social computing tools to support collaborative work as part of the organisational information infrastructure. Presented at Innovation in e-information, Manchester, UK
Based on the results of a study conducted jointly by Edinburgh Napier University and TFPL, this paper will discuss the main risks and opportunities of the adoption of social c...
Hall, H. (2009, April). Opportunity and risks offered by social computing tools as perceived by information and knowledge managers. Paper presented at SLA Eastern Canada Members' Day, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Duff, A. (2009, January). The Rawls-Tawney theorem and the political economy of cyberspace. Paper presented at Cyberspace 2009, 7th Annual Conference, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Hall, H. (2008, September). Culture as culprit: using actor-network theory to unpick power issues of knowledge exchange in corporate environments. Paper presented at Developing and sustaining a knowledge sharing culture, Warwick Business School, Warwick
Invited paper presentation.
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/2008-hall-cultureasculpritkin
Hall, H. & Widen-Wulff, G. (2008, June). Social exchange, social capital and information sharing in online environments: lessons from three case studies. Paper presented at USE-2008: From information provision to knowledge production, Oulu, Finland
This paper covers the themes of exchange theory, social exchange theory and social capital as related to information and knowledge sharing in online environments. It presents ...
Hall, H. (2007, November). Motivating learner engagement in online environments: the relevance of social exchange theory. Paper presented at JISC CETIS Conference, Aston University, Birmingham
Invited paper presentation.
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/motivating-learner-engagement-in-online-environments-the-rel...
Hall, H. (2007, May). How should universities prepare information graduates for the working world?. Paper presented at Perfect Informaiton Conference 2007, Bath
Invited paper presentation
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare -
Davenport, E., Turner, P., & Van de Walle, G. (2006, July). Inclusion or alienation? computer literacy in a group of older people. Paper presented at IFIP 8.2 Working Conference on Social Exclusion--Societal and Organisational Implications for Information Systems, Limerick
Hall, H. (2005, March). KM, culture and compromise: Devising practical interventions to promote knowledge sharing in corporate environments. Paper presented at European Business Information Conference, Seville, Spain
The attached document summarises the main points to be covered by Hazel Hall in the first part of breakout session B2.
Setting the context: how research informs practice.
Communities and Culture Network + (Hosted by University of Leeds)
A Community of Practice was found supporting the digital engagement practitioners in the neighbouring CCs, and that this is situated within a context of interested non-practitioners who share knowledg...
Scottish Funding Council
Based on a review of their existing information systems and plans, we worked with What's On Scotland to evaluate their information strategy with a focus on social media and other technologies which wo...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
InGSoc (Informing the Good Society: New Directions in Information Policy) is a three-year project, funded by an Arts and Humanities Research Council standard grant. The project, whose common thread is...
We carried out prototype development support by research to demonstrate the potential of use of social network data on customers, their interests and relationships to provide an enhanced service.
Library & information Science Research Coalition
RiLIES2 was a follow-on project to RiLIES1 (completed in 2011). RiLIES2 was successful in:
(1) clarifying the support and training needs of library and information science (LIS) researcher and r...
Dr Alistair Duff visited the Lippmann Papers (Walter Lippman’s personal archives and associated materials) at Yale University in autumn 2011.
Walter Lippmann (1889-1974), although not enjoying a cur...
Enhancing the impact of LIS Research Projects.
RiLIES1 investigated the influence of funded research on practice in UK library and information science (LIS). It identified factors that increase or ...
This AHRC-funded project aimed to develop a formal UK-wide network of Library and Information Science (LIS) researchers. A key goal of the project was to build capacity and capability in the develop...
The broad mission of the LIS Research Coalition was to facilitate a co-ordinated and strategic approach to LIS research across the UK.
Professor Hazel Hall, Director of the Centre for Social Infor...
The EuroPetition project piloted the implementation of a trans-European Local Authority service providing distributed citizen engagement and interaction with the European Parliament’s PETI Petitions C...
HUWY explored ways for the Internet to support young people’s involvement in decision-making and piloted a model of distributed discussions, which could be used by people of various ages, focused on a...
Economic and Social Research Council
This one day event brought people and organisations together from across Scotland. At the workshop, presentations and group activities enabled participants to share knowledge about current and future ...
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
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Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh.
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