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Defining the UK information worker: the CILIP-ARA Workforce Mapping Project

Presentation / Conference
Hall, H. (2017, August)
Defining the UK information worker: the CILIP-ARA Workforce Mapping Project. Presented at McMaster Library Symposium 2017, Hamilton, Canada
In 2014 the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) made a call to commission a team to undertake a...

Needing NoDI (normal democratic information)? The problem of information poverty in post-industrial society

Journal Article
Duff, A. S. (2015)
Needing NoDI (normal democratic information)? The problem of information poverty in post-industrial society. Information, Communication and Society, 18(1), 63-77. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118x.2014.934389
The paper addresses one of the main paradoxes of post-industrial society: information poverty. While digital divides of various types have been extensively theorized and resea...

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...

A Participative Approach To Understanding The Hidden Curriculum

Presentation / Conference
Brazier, D., & Milosheva, M. (2022, April)
A Participative Approach To Understanding The Hidden Curriculum. Paper presented at ASIST 24-Hour Global Conference, Online
Information needs are fundamental building blocks of the information behaviour and information retrieval literature. However, the concept of an “information need” is rarely di...

Plugging the Data Gap: Freelance Workers in the Creative Industries

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Panneels, I., Terras, M., Jones, C., Helgason, I., & Komorowski, M. (2021)
Plugging the Data Gap: Freelance Workers in the Creative Industries. https://www.pec.ac.uk/blog/plugging-the-data-gap-freelance-and-self-employed-workers-in-the-creative-industries
The lack of data on the self-employed and freelance workforce is a particularly severe problem for the creative industries, which are disproportionately made up of freelancers...

Using a multi-location, longitudinal focus group method to conduct qualitative research into the role of public libraries

Presentation / Conference
Appleton, L., & Hall, H. (2021, May)
Using a multi-location, longitudinal focus group method to conduct qualitative research into the role of public libraries. Paper presented at 13th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference, Athens, Greece
The purpose of this paper is to present the experiences of using a longitudinal focus group method in a library and information science research project. This was developed an...

Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes.

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, C. F., & Smyth, M. (2018)
Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes. In SMSociety '18 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society, (178-186). https://doi.org/10.1145/3217804.3217910
In a UK city, various crocheted protest banners have appeared, containing political statements concerning planned developments in their locations. Photos of these banners are ...

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...

The public library as public sphere: a longitudinal analysis

Journal Article
Appleton, L., & Hall, H. (in press)
The public library as public sphere: a longitudinal analysis. Journal of Documentation, https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-02-2022-0031
The research was undertaken to explore the role of the UK public library as a public sphere, and the ways in which this role relates to the epistemic, community, and political...

Creating engaging and stimulating Web based material

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J. (2014, January)
Creating engaging and stimulating Web based material. Presented at LTT 2014, Holyrood, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines the collaboration between Edinburgh Napier University and Bright Red Publishing

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Media-rich Customer Service System

2014 - 2014
Edinburgh Napier University is working with the JAC Vapour, the leading, Edinburgh-based, online electronic cigarette retailer on a customer support platform featuring media-rich and mobile features n...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Walks & Waterfalls Innovation Voucher

2018 - 2018
Walks and Waterfalls is a multi-channel interactive project intended to design and roadmap a blended experience between a fine art photography book, a mobile augmented reality app and physical locatio...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

e-Participation Scotland Baseline

2008 - 2008
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 ...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £600

PerAda (PANORAMA)

2008 - 2011
The project finished on 31/06/11 and was evaluated as "Excellent: the project has fully achieved its objectives and technical goals for the period and has even exceeded expectations" The reviewers co...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £761,800

Library and Information Science Research Coalition

2009 - 2012
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...
Funder: Library & information Science Research Coalition | Value: £76,484

EverythingPast - map based archive proof-of-concept

2016 - 2016
'EverythingPast' is a global project that will link together and make accessible public, private and personal archive through a unique map-led interface. The website will create an unprecedented multi...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

e-engaging young Scotland on radioactive waste management

2004 - 2004
The ITC was funded by the Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department (SEERAD) to research appropriate tools and techniques to engage young people in their continuing dialogue on radio...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £32,000

Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement (IL-DEM)

2016 - 2016
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...
Funder: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals | Value: £9,668

7Ahead

2014 - 2014
This project seeks to develop a digital magazine concept as a means of differentiation and to satisfy the perceived demand for customised additional content such as event reviews, images, video and ne...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £5,000

K2L Ltd FeasibilityStudy

2012 - 2013
IIDI and K2L are working together on a project supported under the SFC innovation Voucher scheme.  This project is led by Alistair Lawson of CDCS, and builds on his language learning related research ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000
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Intermediated Reality

2016 - 2020
Real-time solutions to reducing the gap between virtual and physical worlds for photorealistic interactive Augmented Reality (AR) are presented. First, a method of texture deforma...
Dr Llogari Casas Cambra | Director of Studies: Prof Kenny Mitchell | Second Supervisor: Dr Kevin Chalmers

Participation Space Studies: a socio-technical exploration of activist and community groups? use of online and offline spaces to support their work

2011 - 2016
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
Dr Ella Taylor-Smith | Director of Studies: Dr Colin Smith | Second Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

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

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

Complex pleasures: designing optional interactions for public spaces

2008 - 2017
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Dr Ingi Helgason | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth

The knowledge trap: an intranet implementation in a corporate environment

1999 - 2004
Prof Hazel Hall | Director of Studies: Prof Lissie Davenport | Second Supervisor: Ann Macintosh

Framework for evaluation of e-health platform and services

2010 - 2015
Methodologies for evaluation of e-Health platforms are still lacking. This research proposes an e-Health evaluation framework that aims to pro...
Dr Owen Lo | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Prof Christoph Thuemmler

1994 - 1997
Prof Kenny Mitchell | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Peter Barclay
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Hazel Hall to receive the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award

12 July 2019
The Association for Information Science and Technology announced Professor Hazel Hall as the winner of the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award.

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.

Professor Hazel Hall wins SICSA PhD Supervisor of the Year Silver Award 2017

12 January 2018
Professor Hazel Hall has won the SICSA PhD Supervisor of the Year Silver Award 2017

Professor Isto Huvila visits the Centre for Social Informatics

26 November 2017
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...

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.

Dr. Simon Powers has been appointed as an Associate Editor for Adaptive Behavior

19 October 2017
Adaptive Behavior is an indexed, international peer reviewed journal that publishes articles on adaptive behavior in biological systems and autonomous artificial systems. Dr. Simon Powers has been inv...

Centre for Social Informatics contribute to the ESRC ‘Ways of being in a digital age’ project review conference

10 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.

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 contribution to ECKM 2017

8 September 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Knowledge Management 2017 in Barcelona, Spain in September 2017.

Neil Urquhart awarded Best Contribution to Information Society research theme.

24 July 2017
Neil Urquhart was awarded the Best Contribution to Information Society research theme award at the University Research Conference. Dr Urquhart has applied Artificial Intelligence methods based on evol...
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