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A Conceit of Coney: Philip Harben and Britain’s First Television Food History Programme

Journal Article
Geddes, K. (in press)
A Conceit of Coney: Philip Harben and Britain’s First Television Food History Programme. Petits Propos Culinaires,
We almost take for granted today that ‘food history’ on television is a commonplace and well-established genre of its own, with programmes taking us back to imagine food produ...

Nan Shepherd, Scotland and the nature of rural modernism

Presentation / Conference
Lyall, S. (2022, June)
Nan Shepherd, Scotland and the nature of rural modernism. Paper presented at The 3rd World Congress of Scottish Literatures, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Step on Me Charlotte Rampling or on Arrakis No One Can Hear You Orgasm

Presentation / Conference
Artt, S. (2022, June)
Step on Me Charlotte Rampling or on Arrakis No One Can Hear You Orgasm. Paper presented at Association of Adaptation Studies annual conference, University of Lisbon, Portugal
In Dune (Denis Villeneuve, 2021), the much-anticipated adaptation of the Frank Herbert series, Charlotte Rampling briefly appears as Mother Helen Mohiam, high priestess of the...

Finding the Female Users: A Feminist Historiography of the Fairlight CMI

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P., & Blackburn, M. (2022, June)
Finding the Female Users: A Feminist Historiography of the Fairlight CMI. Paper presented at Rethinking the History of Technology-based Music, University of Huddersfield
The story of the Fairlight CMI, a digital synthesizer that was designed in Sydney, Australia in the mid-to-late 1970s, is dominated by a few high-profile male users: Peter Gab...

“I take it you’ve read every book on the shelves?” Demonstrating Taste and Class Through Bookshelves in the Time of COVID

Journal Article
Marsden, S. (in press)
“I take it you’ve read every book on the shelves?” Demonstrating Taste and Class Through Bookshelves in the Time of COVID. English Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/0013838X.2022.2087033

Writing Science Fiction: Top Tips from a Sci-Fi Bestseller

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Lam, L. (2022)
Writing Science Fiction: Top Tips from a Sci-Fi Bestseller. [Blog]
A blog post for Jericho Writers on writing Science Fiction

Castells versus Bell: A comparison of two grand theorists of the information age

Journal Article
Duff, A. S. (in press)
Castells versus Bell: A comparison of two grand theorists of the information age. European Journal of Social Theory, https://doi.org/10.1177/13684310221099695
Daniel Bell (1919–2011) and Manuel Castells (1942–) are the grand theorists of the information age. The article provides a detailed, up-to-date, comparative analysis of their ...

The End of the 90s in Porochista Khakpour's The Last Illusion, Rachel Kushner's The Mars Room and Ottessa Moshfegh’s My Year of Rest and Relaxation

Journal Article
Keeble, A. (in press)
The End of the 90s in Porochista Khakpour's The Last Illusion, Rachel Kushner's The Mars Room and Ottessa Moshfegh’s My Year of Rest and Relaxation. Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, https://doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2022.2078179
This article argues that three contemporary novels – Porochista Khakpour's The Last Illusion (2014), Rachel Kushner's The Mars Room (2017), and Ottessa Moshfegh’s My Year of R...

‘Common Sense Slimming’ - How the contribution of Joan Robins, television’s ‘afternoon cook’, was not the perfect-fit for the culture of the BBC in the 1950s

Journal Article
Geddes, K. (in press)
‘Common Sense Slimming’ - How the contribution of Joan Robins, television’s ‘afternoon cook’, was not the perfect-fit for the culture of the BBC in the 1950s. Critical Studies in Television, 17(3), https://doi.org/10.1177/17496020221103469
Cooking on television after WWII mainly addressed ‘the housewife’ audience, while women themselves were presenting television cooking programmes. History has largely forgotten...

The Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium: Producing Pacific community-based films by Pacific filmmakers

Journal Article
MacLeod, K. (in press)
The Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium: Producing Pacific community-based films by Pacific filmmakers. Media Practice and Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/25741136.2022.2059832
This case study will discuss the impact pathways associated with a practice-led impact and engagement project based in the Pacific through the establishment of The Pacific Com...

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Global Film Industry, International cultural heritage and public engagement – A Panel Discussion by UNESCO Cities of Film Network Officials/Researchers

2022 - 2022
This panel discussion explores the relationship between international cultural heritage/public engagement and research and creative practice with panel speakers from UNESCO Cities of Film Network.
Funder: University of Glasgow

The Sound Beneath Our Feet

2022 - 2022
This project will develop an immersive audio installation in which to experience sonified seismic data from volcanic activity. The environment will foster new ways of experiencing data from both scien...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £4,915

Scottish Shores RSE Workshop

2022 - 2023
The Scottish Shores Workshop forges new connections between Gothic studies and the Environmental and Blue Humanities. It emphasises Scottish coasts and littoral environments, which, like others around...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £9,940

Dynamic Range: Immersive Screenwriting for Sound

2022 - 2022
This is a successful bid for a Small Research Grant with Creative Informatics at Edinburgh Napier and Edinburgh University. The proposal is to explore the dramatic potential of Augmented Reality and D...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £5,000

Scottish community radio journalistic skills assessment

2021 - 2022
The objective of the project is to assess the needs of community radio volunteers in Scotland, so that they can assume a bigger role in local news provision. Previous research by the applicant has est...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £4,029

Dr David Summers Trust PhD Studentship: 'Slip out of darkness': A Study of Contemporary Queer Scottish Poetry

2021 - 2026
This PhD project will synthesise Scottish literary studies, Queer theory and the developing socio-cultural contexts of modern Scottish society, to investigate a range of queer Scottish poets.
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £15,195

Film Bang community of practice

2021 - 2025
This project will investigate how the Scottish screen sector first coalesced, and then operated, as a‘community of practice’. It will develop new knowledge about interconnections between Scottish prof...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £54,559

Mountain Biking Data Sonification

2021 - 2022
We are embarking on a collaborative project between Music, the Sports, Exercise, and Health Science Research Group, and the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland (MTBCOS) in a project encouraging people to...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £971

Forgotten Women of Craiglockhart

2021 - 2021
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland Vacation Scholarship Rosamund Latto
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland

The Literature House in the Digital Age: New Directions for Literary Heritage

2021 - 2024
This interdisciplinary project will situate the Edinburgh Literature House within the history of such institutions, to establish a context for an investigation of how the Literature House can now meet...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £54,004

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The North Star: an investigation into four decades of grassroots filmmaking – documenting the rich history of a local audio-visual archive and promoting access for future use in the community

2022 - date
Jennifer Souter | Director of Studies: Dr Alistair Scott

Mad, Bad, and Wanton: A reclamation of sexual agency in real female figures in historical fiction

2022 - date
Noelle Harrison | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Schwan | Second Supervisor: Dr Pete Freestone

‘Slip out of darkness’: A Study of Contemporary Queer Scottish Poetry

2021 - date
Callum Harper | Director of Studies: Dr Scott Lyall | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Schwan

Responding to spaces, places, and community: a portfolio of composition and documentation of praxis

2021 - date
Paul Greene | Director of Studies: Dr Katrina Burton | Second Supervisor: Dr John Hails

The Literature House in the Digital Age

2021 - date
Catriona Schofield | Director of Studies: Dr Tara Thomson | Second Supervisor: Dr Kirstie Jamieson

Community Media in Lockdown: How social change during the COVID-19 pandemic affects strategies of distribution and impact for female-identifying community based media

2021 - date
Cara Bamford | Director of Studies: Dr Kirsten MacLeod | Second Supervisor: Dr Alistair Scott

2021 - date
Katrina McPherson | Director of Studies: Prof Haftor Medboe | Second Supervisor: Dr Diane Maclean

Electronic Music Performance and the Perception of Audiences

2021 - date
Euan Pattie | Director of Studies: Dr Paul Harkins | Second Supervisor: Prof Chris Atton

ARCS: 21st Century Tapestry: an investigation of smart materials, technology interplay and heritage craftsmanship

2021 - date
Paola Tognazzi | Director of Studies: Ms Sarah Taylor | Second Supervisor: Dr Emilia Sobolewska

Creative autonomy in the jazz framework: An exploration of autonomy and artistic license as it is applied to performance, improvisation and composition in the jazz context

2021 - date
Kyle Irwin | Director of Studies: Prof Haftor Medboe | Second Supervisor: Dr Zack Moir
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Edinburgh Napier appoints Rosie Howie as Publisher in Residence

7 May 2021
The Bookseller, the leading publishing industry magazine, ran a feature on our ground-breaking Publisher in Residence appointment. Full page coverage of my initiative (two years in the making), firs...

Dr Scott Lyall awarded RSE Network Grant

15 December 2020
Dr Scott Lyall (PI) has been awarded a Network Grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to found and facilitate a Scottish Revival Network. He will collaborate with Dr Michael Shaw (CI) of the Univer...

Social and community impact: award winner and runners-up

25 November 2020
Bleedin Saor Project (Bloody Big Project) runner-up in the Guardian University Awards

Dr Scott Lyall is a guest speaker on Times Radio

11 August 2020
Dr Scott Lyall was an invited guest speaker on Times Radio Breakfast Show, interviewed by Stig Abell, to discuss the Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid on the anniversary of his birth. Born in Langholm on...

Alistair Duff Interviewed: "Coronavirus, the Information Age & 1984!"

9 June 2020
The Asia Scotland Institute has released a vidcast with Professor Alistair Duff, Professor of Information Policy at Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh. Professor Duff addresses the extent to which...

University teams up with community researchers to help improve their neighbourhood

6 February 2020
A Team of community researchers will join forces with academics to help improve their neighbourhood. UK Research and Innovation today announced its backing for the Seven Kingdoms of Wester Hailes, on...

Prof Al Duff Featured in Sunday Express

6 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

1 October 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

6 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.

29 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

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Dark Tourism Research Symposium: Memory, Pilgrimage and the Digital Realm

Craiglockhart Campus
5 May 2022

Research Roundtable on 'Global Atrocities in Literature and Culture' (online)

Online via WebEx
8 December 2021

Das Drehbuch als dramaturgische Grundkonstellation

Hannover, Germany
12 November 2021 - 13 November 2021

Research Seminar hosted by Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW): Maja Brandt Andreasen (U of Strathclyde), 'Just Sex? The Discursive Construction of Sexual Violence in Internet Humour about #MeToo' AND Amy King (Edinburgh Napier U), '"Tied up in knots" - Ethical Tensions in my Research of Linguistic Violence on Twitter'

Online
9 June 2021

Research Seminar hosted by Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW): Professor Nathalie Jaeck (U Bordeaux Montaigne), 'Dickens's Redefinition of the Rhetoric of Landscape'

Online
19 May 2021

Research Seminar hosted by Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW): Dr Alice Kelly (U of Oxford/U of Sussex), 'Commemorative Modernisms - Women Writers, Death and the First World War'

28 April 2021

Research Seminar hosted by Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW): Dr Maisha Wester (Indiana U, Bloomington/Sheffield U), 'New World Monsters for an Old World Problem - Redefining Terror in Black Diasporic Gothic Literature'

17 March 2021

(Re)presenting cover girls: Exploring female diversity in magazines

Merchiston Campus
20 February 2020

Neoliberalism and Contemporary American Literature

Edinburgh Napier University
9 December 2019

Cinematic Inclusions: Traditions and Experiments in Lithuanian Documentary Cinema

Lecture Theatre A17, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh Napier University
24 October 2019