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Cloud based processing of real time sensor-data streams

Thesis
Lapok, P. (2014)
Cloud based processing of real time sensor-data streams. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7331
The aim of the project is to design an architecture for real time sensor data streaming, management and live visualisation over the web to contribute to existing research in t...

The geographies of community history digital archives in rural Scotland

Journal Article
Beel, D., Wallace, C., Webster, G., & Nguyen, H. (2015)
The geographies of community history digital archives in rural Scotland. Scottish Geographical Journal, 131(3-4), 201-211. https://doi.org/10.1080/14702541.2014.980839
The CURIOS (Cultural Repositories and Information Systems) project has been working with community heritage groups to co-produce sustainable solutions for the production of he...

The embedded intelligence of smart cities.

Journal Article
Deakin, M. (2011)
The embedded intelligence of smart cities. Intelligent Buildings International, 3, 189-197. https://doi.org/10.1080/17508975.2011.579340
This article offers an extensive review of Mitchell's thesis on the transition from the city of bits to e-topia and finds it wanting. It suggests that the problems encountered...

The emergent ICT culture of Parliamentarians

Presentation / Conference
Smith, C. F., & Webster, W. (2007, September)
The emergent ICT culture of Parliamentarians. Paper presented at XXIth meeting of the Permanent Study Group on E-Government (Information and Communications Technologies in Public Administration), European Group of Public Administration Annual Conference, Madrid, Spain
Technologies such as the web and email have been seen to offer new capabilities through which traditional representative arrangements can be reinvigorated and renewed. This p...

The possible DREaM: developing LIS research excellence

Journal Article
Hall, H., & Oppenheim, C. (2012)
The possible DREaM: developing LIS research excellence. CILIP Update, 32-34
No abstract available.

The Rawls-Tawney theorem and the digital divide in postindustrial society

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2011)
The Rawls-Tawney theorem and the digital divide in postindustrial society. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62, 604-612. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.21470
The digital divide continues to challenge political and academic circles worldwide. A range of policy solutions is briefly evaluated, from laissez-faire on the right to “arith...

The Perceptions of Postgraduate International Students of Examinations

Journal Article
Cruickshank, P. (2016)
The Perceptions of Postgraduate International Students of Examinations. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 4(3), https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v4i3.200
The increasing internationalisation of higher education means that many students in the UK are not native English speakers, possibly putting them at a disadvantage in an exami...

The information society.

Book Chapter
Duff, A. (2015)
The information society. In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, (83-89). Elsevier
No abstract available.

The mass-retrofitting of an energy efficient low carbon dioxide zone

Journal Article
Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Campbell, F. H. (2012)
The mass-retrofitting of an energy efficient low carbon dioxide zone. Proceedings of the ICE - Energy, 165, 197-208. https://doi.org/10.1680/ener.12.00004
This paper offers a case-study analysis of a recent attempt to reduce energy consumption and the associated levels of carbon dioxide emissions by way of and through what has b...

The census as an information source in public policy-making.

Journal Article
Killick, L., Hall, H., Duff, A., & Deakin, M. (2016)
The census as an information source in public policy-making. Journal of Information Science, 42(3), 386-395. https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551516628471
This paper provides an assessment of the value of national population censuses as information sources with specific reference to UK census data and its use in policy-making. M...
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HUWY: Hub Website for Youth Participation

2009 - 2011
HUWY explored ways for the Internet to support young people’s involvement in decision-making and piloted a model of distributed discussions, which could be used by people of various ages, focused on a...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £500,828

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

Informing the Good Society (InGSoc): New Direction in Information Policy

2012 - 2017
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...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £169,026

Information Revolutionaries

2014 - 2014
Information Revolutionaries? Silicon Valley and Social Transformation. A Carnegie travel grant to carry out project work in USA
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,830

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

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

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

Risk and opportunity in collaborative work

2008 - 2008
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...
Funder: TFPL | Value: £4,400

Research in Librarianship - Impact Evaluation Study (RiLIES1)

2011 - 2011
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 ...
Funder: Library & information Science Research Coalition | Value: £27,945

Research in Librarianship - Impact Evaluation Study 2 (RiLIES2)

2012 - 2012
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...
Funder: Library & information Science Research Coalition | Value: £21,923
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The 21st century public library in England and Scotland: epistemic, community and political roles in the public sphere

2013 - 2020
Leo Appleton's PhD research explores the impact of libraries on citizenship. He is...
Leo Appleton | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

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

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

Autopoietic organisation of knowledge, creativity and innovation: a case study of the automotive manufacturer Daimler AG

2007 - 2012
Abstract Creativity and innovation are very important capabilities within an org...
Dr Jan Auernhammer | Director of Studies: George Stonehouse | Second Supervisor: Prof Hazel Hall

The effect of culture on public library use amongst new-corner populations

2019 - date
Rachel Salzano | Director of Studies: Dr Gemma Webster | Second Supervisor: Prof Hazel Hall

The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective

2014 - 2018
John Mowbray | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

Exploring the development of innovative work behaviour of employees in multiple workplace contexts

2015 - 2020
The Scottish Government and supporting bodies have recognised the importance of innovation for organis...
Mrs Lyndsey Middleton | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

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

Supporting School Career Education with an Online Community.

1999 - 2007
Dr Grant Jeffrey | Director of Studies: Prof Lissie Davenport | Second Supervisor: Phyllis Laybourn

Evaluating individual engagement with e-participation systems

2019 - date
Peter Cruickshank | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall
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Hazel Hall to receive the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award

11 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.

Dr Websters research included in Digital Economy Decade of Success

29 April 2019
Dr Websters research project Portrait is included in the RCUK's 'A decade of success in the Digital Economy'. Seeing the person on page 13 - https://epsrc.ukri.org/newsevents/pubs/a-decade-of-success-...

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.

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

9 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

19 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

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

Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins wins John Campbell Trust travel bursary

10 July 2017
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins has won a John Campbell Trust travel bursary.