Senior Research Fellow
Associate Professor of audio Engineering
Urquhart, N., & Fonzone, A. (2017). Evolving Solution Choice and Decision Support for a Real-World Optimisation Problem. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2017, 1264-1271. doi:10.1145/3071178.3071207
Agencies who provide social care services typically have to optimise staff allocations and the travel whilst attempting to satisfy conflicting objectives. In such cases it i...
Urquhart, N. & Hart, E. (in press). Creating optimised employee travel plans. In TBCISBN TBC
The routing of employees who provide services such as home health or social care is a complex problem. When sending an employee between two addresses , there may exist more th...
Peng, T., & Hanke, F. (2016). Towards a Synthetic Data Generator for Matching Decision Trees. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, 135-141. doi:10.5220/0005829001350141
It is popular to use real-world data to evaluate or teach data mining techniques. However, there are some disadvantages to use real-world data for such purposes. Firstly, real...
Library & information Science Research Coalition
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 ...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
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...
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...
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...
23 June 2016
A number of staff and students from the Centre for Social Informatics contributed to the planning and delivery of the sixth annual Information Science doctoral colloquium (iDo...
Dr Brian Detlor has been appointed Visiting Professor to the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University. This appointment formalises Brian’s long-standing relationship...
Lecturer of Cybersecurity, Encryption and Networks
Killick, L., Duff, A., Hall, H. & Deakin, M. (2016). Power to the Population? the population census under review. In ACTIS 2015, 27-34
Many regard the population census as the backbone of national statistics. It is also regarded as a national institution; a data source held in high regard by the academic, pol...
Hall, H. & Abell, A. (2005). Who is managing information? Opportunities in the e-information market place. In Jezzard, H. (Ed.). Proceedings of the 30th International Online Meeting, 39-44
This paper presents a summary of results that derive from research into the emerging information job market. The project was conducted by TFPL between February and June 2006, ...
Masters, Z., Macintosh, A., & Smith, E. (2004). Young people and E-democracy: creating a culture of participation. In R. Traunmuller (Ed.), Electronic government, 15-22. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30078-6_3
Research originally suggested that new technologies, particularly the Internet, provided a useful mechanism for engaging young people - an otherwise largely disenfranchised gr...
Hall, H. & Abell, A. (2005). New role realities: avenues for extending the reach of information specialists. In Proceedings of the American Society of Information Science and Technology Annual Conference, November 3-8 2006, Austin, Texas, 1-13. doi:10.1002/meet.14504301267
As organizations have developed enterprise-wide electronic information environments, a diverse range of job roles has emerged at a variety of levels. Some of these roles are e...
Hall, H. (2000). Social exchange for knowledge exchange. In Managing knowledge: conversations and critiques, University of Leicester Management Centre, 10-11 April 2001, 1-23
The factors that motivate people to codify and share knowledge for the benefit of others have
been identified as a priority area for individual companies (Smith & Farquhar, 20...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (in press). Long-term community development within a researcher network: a social network analysis of the DREaM project cadre. Journal of Documentation, doi:10.1108/JD-05-2017-0069). ISSN 0022-0418
Purpose Results are reported from a study that investigated the extent to which an intervention to develop a community of library and information science researchers – the Dev...
Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R., & Robertson, P. J. (in press). Job search information behaviours: an ego-net study of networking amongst young job-seekers. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, ISSN 0961-0006
Networking is considered an integral feature of job search, yet its behavioural manifestation has received little attention in the extant literature. Here this is addressed in...
Gibson, L., Ennis, L., & Templeton, J. (2017). Project Worktribe Moving from Eprints to Worktribe research management system and developing a repository module. Sconul Focus, 70, (64-67). ISSN 1745-5790
No abstract available.
Asif, R., & Buchanan, W. J. (2017). Quantum-to-the-Home (QTTH): Achieving Gbits/s Secure Key Rates via Commercial Off-the-Shelf Telecommunication Equipments. Security and Communication Networks, doi:10.1155/2017/7616847. ISSN 1939-0114
There is current significant interest in Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) networks, i.e. end-to-end optical connectivity. Currently, it may be limited due to the presence of last-mile...
Snowden, A., Fitchett, G., Grossoehme, D. H., Handzo, G., Kelly, E., King, S. D. W., …Flannelly, K. J. (2017). International Study of Chaplains’ Attitudes About Research. Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy. 23(1), 34-43. doi:10.1080/08854726.2016.1250556. ISSN 0885-4726
An online survey was conducted by twelve professional chaplain
organizations to assess chaplains’ attitudes about and involvement
in research. A total of 2,092 chaplains from ...
Irvine, R. & Hall, H. (2015). Factors, frameworks and theory: a review of the information systems literature on success factors in project management. Information Research. 20(3)ISSN 1368-1613
INTRODUCTION We provide a critical evaluation of the literature on success factors in information systems projects, with a particular focus on organisational information syste...
Auernhammer, J. M. & Hall, H. (2014). Organisational culture in knowledge creation, creativity and innovation: towards the Freiraum model. Journal of Information Science. 40(2), 154-166. doi:10.1177/0165551513508356. ISSN 0165-5515
This paper draws on findings from an in-depth case study of practices related to the meeting of organisational goals pertinent to knowledge creation, creativity and innovation...
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...
Economic and Social Research Council
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...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in the creati...
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing ...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
17 February 2017
Finnish legislation allows universities to award the title of docent to ‘a person who has comprehensive knowledge of his/her own field, a capacity for independent research or ...
27 June 2017
Information: interactions and impact (i3) 2017 took place at Robert Gordon University from Tuesday June 27th until Friday June 30th 2017, with a packed programme for delegates...
20 September 2017
Dr Bruce Ryan presented a paper entitled 'Exploring information literacy through the lens of Activity Theory' at European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in St Malo,...
13 December 2016
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Iris Buunk has been awarded a John Campbell Trust travel bursary.
Iris will use the bursary to support participation at ...
21 February 2017
Professor Hazel Hall has been appointed Docent in Information Studies within the Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Åbo Akademi, Finland.
11 April 2016
11 April 2016
Dr Petros Kostagiolas and Dr Christina Banou, both from the Ionian University of Corfu took part in an Erasmus exchange with the School of Computing in the week beginning 11th...
07 February 2018
07 February 2018
High Performance Computing (HPC) is a fundamental technology used in
solving scientific problems. Many of the grand challenges of science
depend on simulations and...