Lecturer and Programme leader; BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology
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Rasmussen, L. & Hall, H. (2014, June). A KM implementation as management innovation: the impact of an agent of change. Paper presented at Information: interactions and impact (i3) 2015, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland
This paper presents findings from an extensive study of a Knowledge Management (KM) programme within a large distributed public sector organisation. Here we conceive KM as a ‘...
Auernhammer, J. M. & Hall, H. (2013, June). New knowledge creation within manufacturing: a pattern analysis of behaviours and interactions that underpin knowledge creation and innovation in a large German automotive manufacturer. Paper presented at Information: interactions and impact (i3) 2013, Aberdeen
Organisational culture is regularly cited in the knowledge management literature as a barrier to information and knowledge sharing (for example, Hall & Goody, 2007, p. 182). I...
Cox, A., Francke, H., Haider, J., Hall, H. & Huvila, I. (2012, October). Transformation or continuity? The impact of social media on information: implications for theory and practice. Paper presented at ASIS&T 2012 Annual Meeting, Baltimore
This panel debates whether the ways in which social media are changing the nature, creation, location, use and sharing of information constitute a transformation or are primar...
Economic and Social Research Council
The PhD studentship project will analyse the benefits and challenges of work-based learning (WBL) in organisations and develop a maturity model for benchmarking and a toolkit for maximising value and ...
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...
12 July 2019
On July 12th 2019 the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) announced Professor Hazel Hall as the winner of the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Infor...
15 February 2018
Professor Hazel Hall, Peter Cruickshank, and Dr Bruce Ryan of the Centre for Social Informatics discuss the extent to which those who participated in an AHRC funded-network fo...
12 January 2018
In summer 2017 all the PhD students in academic departments that hold membership of the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) were invited to recognise th...
03 May 2018
03 May 2018
Established in 2011, iDocQ is the longest running UK colloquium for doctoral students in Information Science and related subjects. iDocQ will take place this year at Edinburgh...
29 November 2017
29 November 2017
There is growing concern in policy-making circles and society at large about the persistence of social class as an obstacle to social mobility across the UK. A university educ...
23 August 2017
23 August 2017
The discussion in this paper derives from an analysis of data from twenty interviews conducted with members of an online knowledge sharing platform between October 2016 and Fe...
Senior Research Fellow
Berg, T. (2012, September). Rich Pictures: understanding complexity through icons. Presented at Operational Research (OR54) conference
Rich pictures are a powerful tool for understanding complexity. The rich picture is not only a tool to aid discussion and debate about problem situations. We claim that under...
Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Taylor-Smith, E. (2012, May). Realising the value of RiLIES: the research in librarianship impact evaluation study. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Limerick, Republic of Ireland
In 2011 researchers at Edinburgh Napier University, supported by the UK Library and Information Science Research Coalition, investigated the extent to which funded research pr...
Brettle, A., Hall, H. & Oppenheim, C. (2012, May). We have a DREaM: the Developing Research Excellence and Methods network. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Limerick, Republic of Ireland
This paper reports on UK efforts to support the building of the library and information science (LIS) evidence base through the work of the Arts and Humanities Research Counci...
Hall, H. (2011, December). Strengthening the links between research and practice: the Research in Librarianship - Impact Evaluation Study (RiLIES). Paper presented at Online 2011, London Olympia
The Research in Librarianship – Impact Evaluation Project (RiLIES – pronounced “realise”) completed in August 2011 explored the extent to which funded librarianship research p...
Hall, H. (2011, August). Beyond broadcast and consume: modification of provider-user information behaviours in social media space. Presented at ISSOME 2011: Information Science and Social Media International Conference,, Turku, Finland
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/2011-hall-issomefinland
Hall, H. (2011, June). Project output versus influence in practice: impact as a dimension of research quality. Presented at 6th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP6) conference, Manchester, England
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/2011-hall-eblip6salford
Hall, H. (2011, June). Coalition and collaboration: supporting the development of LIS research in the UK. Presented at Information: interactions and impact 2011 (i3), Aberdeen
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/coalition-and-collaboration-supporting-the-development-of-lis-rese...
Hall, H. (2010, October). Getting real about social media. Presented at Internet Librarian International
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 -
Hall, H. (2010, March). 10 Twitter tips in 10 minutes. Paper presented at Tweeting while we work: SLA Europe event, London, UK
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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...
This research studentship will investigate innovation and best practice in skills development in the workplace in Scotland, drawing comparisons with the rest of the UK and other countries. It will exp...
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...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Information Revolutionaries? Silicon Valley and Social Transformation. A Carnegie travel grant to carry out project work in USA
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...
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...
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...
Social computing tools for collaboration in work environments.
This study set out to establish the main risks and opportunities of the adoption of social computing tools within organizations for colla...
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...
The Scottish Government and supporting bodies have recognised the importance of innovation for organis...
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
Edinburgh Napier University Merchiston campus
2 May 2018
Core44, Room C44 Merchiston
29 November 2017
Core44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
22 August 2017
21 June 2017
C19, Merchiston Campus
19 June 2017
C19, Merchiston campus
11 October 2016
Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh.
14 August 2016
Goldsmiths College, London
10 July 2016 - 12 July 2016
18 June 2016
1 June 2016
24 May 2016
16 May 2016
2 May 2016
14 April 2016
10 April 2016