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Opportunities and risks in the use of AI in career development practice

Journal Article
Wilson, M., Robertson, P., Cruickshank, P., & Gkatzia, D. (2022)
Opportunities and risks in the use of AI in career development practice. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 48(1), 48-57. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.4807
The Covid-19 pandemic required many aspects of life to move online. This accelerated a broader trend for increasing use of ICT and AI, with implications for both the world of ...

SCRAN: The Network

Journal Article
Cruickshank, P. (2011)
SCRAN: The Network. Journal of Urban Technology, 18, 83-97. https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2011.601121
This paper outlines the relationship between the Smart Cities (inter)Regional Academic Network (SCRAN) and the triple-helix model of knowledge production, a model encompassing...

Your library: supporting mobile users in Edinburgh

Report
Cruickshank, P. (2011)
Your library: supporting mobile users in Edinburgh
The Library and Information Services department of the City of Edinburgh Council has been extending its service provision for citizens and engaging with the wider community. T...

Social network analysis as a tool to evaluate the effectiveness of EC funded networks of excellence: the case of DEMO-net

Conference Proceeding
Buckner, K., & Cruickshank, P. (2008)
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. https://doi.org/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 ...

Personal online reputation: the development of an approach to investigate how personal reputation is evaluated and managed in online environments.

Conference Proceeding
Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., & Lawson, A. (2016)
Personal online reputation: the development of an approach to investigate how personal reputation is evaluated and managed in online environments. In IDIMC 2016: Exploring our digital shadow - from data to intelligence, (98-108
The main theme of the paper is the development of a framework to investigate how online information is used in the creation, building, and evaluation of personal reputations. ...

Co-design in Smart Cities

Report
Cruickshank, P., & Deakin, M. (2011)
Co-design in Smart Cities
This report brings together the different experiences and perspectives of Smart Cities partners who have used different forms of co-design. These are then linked to the findin...

Semantic Stream Management Framework for Data Consistency in Smart Spaces

Conference Proceeding
Bamgboye, O., Liu, X., & Cruickshank, P. (2019)
Semantic Stream Management Framework for Data Consistency in Smart Spaces. https://doi.org/10.1109/COMPSAC.2019.10188
Semantic technology can provide a bridge between smart applications and Internet of Things (IoT) to enable possible integration and interoperability of data produced by hetero...

Assisting Information Practice: From Information Intermediary To Social Proxy

Journal Article
Cruickshank, P., Webster, G., & Ryan, F. (2020)
Assisting Information Practice: From Information Intermediary To Social Proxy. Information Research, 25(4 (supplement)), https://doi.org/10.47989/irisic2017
The increasing dependence on social media and other online systems as part of everyday life has grown considerably over the years. At the same time, the complexity and securit...

Assessing the available and accessible evidence: how personal reputations are determined and managed online.

Presentation / Conference
Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., & Lawson, A. (2015, June)
Assessing the available and accessible evidence: how personal reputations are determined and managed online. Paper presented at Information: interactions and impact (i3) 2015
This paper is concerned with how online information contributes to the determination of personal reputations. The term “personal reputation” in this context means the reputati...

Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen democratic engagement

Journal Article
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2019)
Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen democratic engagement. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 51(4), 950-961. https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618769966
The purpose of the research was to investigate the practices of elected, yet unpaid, community councillors in Scotland as they exploit information channels for democratic enga...
6 results

Career information literacy and decision-making

2019 - 2023
The main aim of this doctoral study is to generate new knowledge on career development learning with reference to decision-making amongst young people in S2-S6 preparing for their lives beyond school ...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £52,279

WhatsOnScotland

2014 - 2014
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Mallzee Feasibility Study

2012 - 2013
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.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

TRUST AND PRIVACY PRESERVING COMPUTING PLATFORM FOR CROSSBORDER FEDERATION OF PERSONAL DATA

2022 - 2025
As we live in a data-driven era, the emergence of interdisciplinary, geographically dispersed, data repositories, is inevitable. The fact that these repositories do not necessarily abide with existing...
Funder: UK Research and Innovation | Value: £310,843

Hyperlocal engagement

2014 - 2014
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...
Funder: Communities and Culture Network + (Hosted by University of Leeds) | Value: £3,160

Sentinel: Security alert level automation

2021 - 2022
Prototype a SaaS platform for automation of risk assessment, management and associated security alerts as a service in high risk areas of the world. The core will be implementation of a prototype ma...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000
9 results

Reputation management in a digital world: The role of online information in the building, management, and evaluation of personal reputations

2013 - 2019
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in...
Dr Frances Ryan | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Alistair Lawson

Natural Language Interfaces to support career decision-making of young people

2021 - date
Exploring how natural language interfaces can be used to support young people with career decision making, including ethics...
Marianne Wilson | Director of Studies: Dr Peter Cruickshank | Second Supervisor: Dr Dimitra Gkatzia

Evaluation of engagement with hyperlocal e-participation systems by citizens and representatives

2019 - 2021
This work is concerned with the information practices associated with hyperlocal representation. The fin...
Dr Peter Cruickshank | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Dr Kendall Richards

Semantic model-driven framework for validating quality requirements of internet of things streaming data

2016 - 2021
Dr Oluwaseun Bamgboye | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Dr Peter Cruickshank

Internationalisation-at-home for Computing & Engineering: the experience of a non-first-tier Chinese university

2020 - date
Lijuan Luo | Director of Studies: Dr Peter Cruickshank | Second Supervisor: Dr Kendall Richards

Work-based learning environments (WBLE) for fostering industry-relevant skills and optimal economic performance.

2021 - date
John Marshall | Director of Studies: Dr David Haynes | Second Supervisor: Dr Peter Cruickshank

Obstacles and opportunities in implementing large-scale agile project management: Re-positioning activity theory as an analytical tool

2015 - 2022
Dr Pritam Chita | Director of Studies: Dr Peter Cruickshank | Second Supervisor: Dr Colin Smith

Career information literacy and decision-making behaviours of young people

2020 - date
Marina Milosheva | Director of Studies: Dr Peter Cruickshank | Second Supervisor: Prof Peter Robertson

Trusted Evidence Gathering and Timeline For Law Enforcement

2022 - date
Director of Studies: Dr Petra Leimich | Second Supervisor: Dr Sean McKeown
9 results

New leader of Social Informatics research group

1 September 2022
Peter Cruickshank now leader of the Social Informatics research group

Centre for Social Informatics researchers report on the long-term value of networking grants

15 February 2018
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.

Centre for Social Informatics contribute to ASIST2017 in Washington DC

30 October 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.

Centre for Social Informatics contribute to ECIL 2017

20 September 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in St Malo, France, in September 2017.

Centre for Social Informatics contribute nine papers to i3 2017

27 June 2017
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics presented nine papers at Information: interactions and impact (i3) in June 2017.

Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement: project findings

19 March 2017
Researchers in the Centre for Social Informatics have released findings of the Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement (IL-DEM) project.

Generation X, personal reputation and social media: new research published

7 December 2016
The work of a team from the Centre for Social Informatics on the evaluation and management of personal reputations using online information has just been published in Information Research (one of the ...

Centre for Social Informatics contribute to ISIC 2016

20 September 2016
The Centre for Social Informatics made a number of contributions to the Information Seeking in Context conference 2016 (#ISIC2016) in Zadar, Croatia between 20th and 23rd September 2016.

Centre for Social Informatics contribution to iDocQ 2016

23 June 2016
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics made a number of contributions at iDocQ 2016 in Glasgow on 23rd June 2016.