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Tracking Information Literacy Undercurrents in Public Libraries

Digital Artefact
Feeney, D. (2024)
Tracking Information Literacy Undercurrents in Public Libraries. [Blog]
Much work within public libraries is required to turn implicit information literacy knowledge into explicit information literacy practice. This blog post discusses this issue...

‘New Clicks’: Developing User-Led Digital Literacies in Older Adults Within Scottish Public Libraries

Conference Proceeding
Feeney, A. J. (2024)
‘New Clicks’: Developing User-Led Digital Literacies in Older Adults Within Scottish Public Libraries. In European Conference on Information Literacy (121-129). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-53001-2_11
Background Research details that our present ‘digital-by-default' society structurally supports inequalities, where users without the requisite skills to enable meaningful eng...

An information literacy lens on community representation for participatory budgeting in Brazil

Journal Article
Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2023)
An information literacy lens on community representation for participatory budgeting in Brazil. Journal of Information Literacy, 17(2), 46-68. https://doi.org/10.11645/17.2.5
This paper presents an evaluation of the information literacies used by community representatives when engaging with participatory budgeting in São Paulo City, Brazil. Using q...

Information literacy and society: A report to present findings from a review of literature on the impact of information literacy on society

Report
Ryan, B., Cruickshank, P., & Milosheva, M. (2023)
Information literacy and society: A report to present findings from a review of literature on the impact of information literacy on society. Media and Information Literacy Alliance
This report presents findings from a review of literature reporting on the impact of information literacy (IL) on society. It is intended to deliver considerations on how acad...

Nature Inspired Optimisation for Delivery Problems: From Theory to the Real World

Book
Urquhart, N. (2022)
Nature Inspired Optimisation for Delivery Problems: From Theory to the Real World. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-98108-2
This book explains classic routing and transportation problems and solutions, before offering insights based on successful real-world solutions. The chapters in Part I introdu...

TAFFO: The compiler-based precision tuner

Journal Article
Cattaneo, D., Chiari, M., Agosta, G., & Cherubin, S. (2022)
TAFFO: The compiler-based precision tuner. SoftwareX, 20, Article 101238. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.softx.2022.101238
We present taffo, a framework that automatically performs precision tuning to exploit the performance/accuracy trade-off. In order to avoid expensive dynamic analyses, taffo l...

Practices related to diabetes information in a group of Finnish adults living with Type 1 diabetes

Journal Article
Eriksson-Backa, K., Widén, G., & Ryan, B. (2022)
Practices related to diabetes information in a group of Finnish adults living with Type 1 diabetes. Informaatiotutkimus, 41(2-3), 29-33. https://doi.org/10.23978/inf.122558

What are public libraries for? Culture as a determinant of conceptualizations of public library services for forced migrants

Journal Article
Salzano, R., Brazier, D., Hall, H., & Webster, G. (2022)
What are public libraries for? Culture as a determinant of conceptualizations of public library services for forced migrants. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 59(1), 276-286. https://doi.org/10.1002/pra2.752
Public libraries offer important services for newcomer populations, including forced migrants. They help facilitate the integration of forced migrants into the host country, i...

An Empirical Evaluation of a Novel Domain-Specific Language -- Modelling Vehicle Routing Problems with Athos

Journal Article
Hoffmann, B., Urquhart, N., Chalmers, K., & Guckert, M. (2022)
An Empirical Evaluation of a Novel Domain-Specific Language -- Modelling Vehicle Routing Problems with Athos. Empirical Software Engineering, 27, Article 180. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10664-022-10210-w
Domain-specific languages (DSLs) are a popular approach among software engineers who demand for a tailored development interface. A DSL-based approach allows to encapsulate th...

Seguranca digital e o regulacao do metaverso (in Portuguese)

Presentation / Conference
Haynes, D. (2022, September)
Seguranca digital e o regulacao do metaverso (in Portuguese)
This summarises the research questions being investigated in the Starter grant 2021 to investigate the usage of and attitudes towards the metaverse in the UK. The purpose of t...

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Information literacy and society: a comprehensive review

2023 - 2023
This project will bring out how people learn to understand why and how they need information, and how they gather, process and use information, by reviewing research from 2005 to the present. The word...
Funder: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals | Value: £9,990

SICSA AI Small Grant

2023 - 2023
We are working on a computer vision project to make construction sites and, more general, workshops operations safer. In particular, we are interested on analysing videos of personnel performing certa...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £378

Audio Mostly 2023

2022 - 2023
This project's aim is to host the Audio Mostly conference 2023 here at Edinburgh Napier University (https://audiomostly.com/). Conference Theme: Embodied Sound in the Virtual Conference Abstract: S...
Funder: Fees (CPD courses and Conference Delegate)

Digital Transformation of the Building Standards System

2022 - 2023
This project will support the digital transformation of the building standards system in Scotland by supporting a strengthened compliance system and putting in place the tools to develop a digital go...
Funder: Built Environment - Smarter Transformation (formerly CSIC) | Value: £11,714

Data Driven Analysis of PEMFT Benefits

2022 - 2022
PEMFT Ltd is a company founded in June 2020 to develop the business potential of a pulsed electromagnetic therapy device created by founder, Donald McGregor. Field-testing of the device has generated ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

The Sound Beneath Our Feet

2022 - 2022
This project will develop an immersive audio installation in which to experience sonified seismic data from volcanic activity. The environment will foster new ways of experiencing data from both scien...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £4,915

Blended space exchange with Farmingdale State College

2021 - 2022
The aims of this exchange are to expand on an existing collaboration between myself from The School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University and Dr Brian O’ Keefe of the Visual Communications Depar...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £5,234

How machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) can enhance Labour Market Intelligence (LMI)

2021 - 2025
The success of Labour Market Intelligence (LMI) for forecasting is predicated on accurate, reliable, robust, and accessible data that underpins the decision-making process. Developing, processing and ...
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £64,428

ChargeBreak - Electric Vehicle Suitability Tool

2021 - 2021
This partnership will deliver a tool which utilises Big Data processes and methodologies to simplify the selection of EVs. This will enable uptake of EVs across commercial fleets in a manner which is ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Personal wellbeing through machine learning

2020 - 2021
Third Platform Technologies proposes a mental health mobile app that uses data and personal insights to empower people to lead more conscious, fulfilled and purposeful lives, on a global basis. A pers...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,800

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User centred approaches to supporting digital literacies and online information systems use

2022 - date
Drew Feeney | Director of Studies: Dr David Brazier | Second Supervisor: Dr Gemma Webster

Ransomware detection techniques using file-based analysis

2020 - date
Simon Davies | Director of Studies: Rich Macfarlane | Second Supervisor: Prof Bill Buchanan

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

The influence of culture on perceived use of public libraries by forced migrants in the United Kingdom

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

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

'A journey that motivates': Discovering the associate student experience

2015 - 2022
Dr Debbie Meharg | Director of Studies: Ms Alison Varey | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

Social media as facilitators of tacit knowledge sharing practices amongst public sector employees

2014 - 2020
This research explores the role, use and value of social media and tacit knowledge sharing practices. I...
Iris Buunk | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Dr Colin Smith

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

The evaluation of data filtering criterial in wind turbine power performance assessment

2012 - 2019
Dr Brian Davison | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

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
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Presentation to Jazz Congress 2024 - Lincoln Center, New York

11 January 2024
Presentation of findings from the AHRC/NEA funded project JazzDAP - New directions in digital jazz studies. Together with colleagues, Haftor Medbøe will be disseminating our work on novel methods for ...

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.