Professor of Information Policy
Dutton, M., Robert, R., & Graham, H. (2017). Workforce Resilience - Initial Research. Skills Development Scotland
No abstract available.
Smith, S. (2016). An exploration of professional identity in the information technology sector. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9731
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high graduate unemployment rates, employers unable to recruit suitable s...
Hall, H., Irving, C., Ryan, B., Raeside, R., Dutton, M., & Chen, T. (2016). A study of the UK Information Workforce. The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
In 2014, CILIP and the Archives Records Association (UK & Ireland) (ARA) commissioned Edinburgh Napier University to undertake major research to map the workforce across the L...
This European Fellowship project will benefit the researcher by giving and enhancing the knowledge and skills for a future generation of CPSs which enjoy the unique feature of context-active resilienc...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
To develop a formal Scotland-wide network of LIS researchers and practitioners, to help spread expertise into a connected practitioner community across all LIS sectors through high quality training an...
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...
Lecturer in Cybersecurity
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
Associate Professor in Law
O'Neil, J. J. Developing middle managers in the Hong Kong Public sector: A critique of leadership development from a labour process perspective. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978274
Critical scholars have written about the ‘squeezed middle’ and the new labour process of front line and middle managers generally, but there is a gap in the literature relatin...
Simpson, K. C. S. H. Rider Haggard, Theophilus Shepstone and the Zikali trilogy: A Revisionist Approach to Haggard’s African Fiction. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978289
The history that H. Rider Haggard writes about in his imperial adventure romance fiction is neither collusive nor consensual with the Zulu who are often the focus of his novel...
Graham, H., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V. & Raeside, R. (2016). Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary. Edinburgh: Skills Development Scotland
This report summarises research conducted to explore the under-representation of women in the ICT and Digital Technologies sector in Scotland, and the possible reasons for, an...
Kranert, M. Text and Context in the Discourses of the Third Way in Germany and the United Kingdom A Comparative Study of the Language of ‘New Labour’ and ‘Die Neue Mitte’. (Thesis). University College London. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/402527
This thesis undertakes a comparison of the discursive strategies of New Labour and the German SPD at the turn of the twenty-first century, when both parties engaged in a disco...
Johnson, D. Entrepreneurial behaviour and the development of entrepreneurial ecosystems under uncertainty: Essays on regenerative medicine venturing at the university-industry boundary. (Thesis). The University of Edinburgh. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1174449
Entrepreneurial ecosystems are an important economic consideration but remain an understudied phenomenon. In particular, research emphasising the role of the entrepreneur with...
Cook, M. C. Redefining leadership in a higher education context: Views from the front line. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978802
The study aim was to investigate the perceptions of senior leaders within the sector to determine their views of the key challenges in contemporary academic leadership and to ...
Zahran, D. I. Web engineering for the evaluation of large complex web systems: methodologies in web metrics. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978652
Roaming the Internet, users sometimes encounter severe problems or feel dissatisfied using a particular site. E-government websites are the public gateways to access informati...
Robertson, M. J. (2016). Sustainable festivals and events – an inquiry of leadership and futures. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/979708
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discussion with regard to sustainability in which th...
Flint, T. E. Appropriating interaction. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/453421
This thesis is concerned with the fact that people routinely appropriate interactive
technology. Much of the work in this project was conducted at The Public, an
Lorkovic, A. (2016). Value Co-Creation and Service-Dominant Logic: Organizational Adoption and Readiness within the Automation Industry. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/456684
Value Co-Creation (VCC) was coined “The Future of Competition” indicating positive outcomes for organizations. In this sense recent research streams have focused on the custom...
Harte, P. An analysis of EHEA Business School approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/976954
The purpose of this study is to investigate the motivations for international academic alliance development, the configuration of alliance networks and their sustained managem...
Bock, A., & Johnson, D. (2016). The Uniqueness of Stem Cell Ecosystems. Israel: Coller Institute of Venture
While Univenture ecosystems present an exciting vision for economic development, policy and practice should be grounded in reality. The truth is that a limited number of hyper...
Eye-tracking is an increasingly popular technique in which user’s eye movements are captured by a computer system, allowing it to ascertain where the user is looking in a display or visual scene (fixa...
Scottish Funding Council
This will investigate the feasibility of incentivising environmentally friendly behaviours through rewards given in tokens as well as IoT wearables to discover this behaviour and reward automatically.
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
1st event: a speaker for the Cyber Security Conference (Critical Infrastructure Protection) (200 words):
Industrial Control Systems(ICS) are widely used in critical infrastructure such as nuclear pow...
development of innovative projection system to allow responsive and live creation and manipulation of projected scenery for theatrical workshops.
Digital Health Institute
This project will investigate existing consumer tech, IOT and connectivity capabilities for simulation activities.
Napier and DHI will explore a range of technologies that can connect to DHI’s simul...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
Data Driven Innovation (DDI) is transforming society and the economy. DDI is defined as the challenge to make effective use of data to shape, develop and deliver innovative products and services to co...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Robotics is changing the landscape of innovation. But traditional design approaches are not suited to novel or unknown habitats and contexts, for instance: robot colonies for ore mining, exploring or ...
This project will focus on the building of a food provenance platform based on distributed ledger technologies
This focuses on the use of distributed ledger technologies to manage both compliance events such as signing off on work and also document management
To optimise the ZoneFox product through the development and incorporation of effective information visualisation tools for
generating insight through visual exploration and discovery of relationships ...
Develop a bespoke system for managing defined client data including charitable clients in Scotland for TC Young.
The aim of this project is to design and prototype a new, flatpack, low carbon home accessory for the Scottish tourist, domestic and export markets, using an eco-friendly alternative to medium density...
The "Our Future Scotland" Film has been commissioned by the Scotland Future's Forum at the Scottish Parliament. The film will be showcased at the Parliament on 16th May 2018 and form the basis of an ...
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
The concept of context-awareness is widely used in mobile and pervasive computing t...
Purpose and rationale
The purpose of the exploratory research is to provide a deeper understan...
The "Frailty Framework" is the development of a next generation health assessment and predictive analysis system. It will...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...
Exciting New Collaboration with Hutchinson Networks Aims To Build A Virtual Bank For Advanced Security Operations Training
29 June 2016
Publishes chapter in collection Mapping Across Academia
Augusto was awarded a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant
27 June 2016
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to Conceptions of Library and Information Science 9 in Uppsala, Sweden on 27th June 2016.
26 June 2016
John Mowbray presents research on social networks and job seeking at CoLIS9, Sweden
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics made a number of contributions at iDocQ 2016 in Glasgow on 23rd June 2016.
22 June 2016
Dr Brian Detlor appointed Visiting Professor to the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University
Simon Powers has been invited to give a seminar at Aston University.
15 June 2016
RBS commission Dr Oli Mival to review their UX activities & methods.
14 June 2016
Simon Powers has been invited to contribute an article to the Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science.
8 June 2016
Publishes new book: Community in Modern Scottish Literature (Leiden | Boston: Brill | Rodopi, 2016), 304pp.
18 May 2016
New Centre for Social Informatics publications in special issue of Journal of Information Science
17 May 2016
Published article 'Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black'. Television & New Media (Sage, 2016).
11 May 2016
The EU FOCAS project is rated as Excellent at its final review in Brussels
3 May 2016
Hazel Hall nominated for election as Director-at-large for the Association for Information Science and Technology
2 May 2016