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Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised archive set transformed from online text and images to audio format

Presentation / Conference
Ryan, B., Hall, H., & McGregor, I. (2022, August)
Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised archive set transformed from online text and images to audio format. Paper presented at Archives and Records Association Annual Conference 2022, Chester, UK
We report the findings of a research project funded by the AHRC, with support of the BBC, British Library, and a community museum. This exploits, augments, and exhibits a set ...

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...

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...

Evaluation Of Inequalities Of Access In UK Online Digital Collections: A Systematic Review

Presentation / Conference
Brazier, D., Ryan, B., & Gooding, P. (2022, April)
Evaluation Of Inequalities Of Access In UK Online Digital Collections: A Systematic Review. Paper presented at ASIST 24-Hour Global Conference, Online
This paper presents the results of a systematic literature review into how UK Cultural Heritage Institutions (CHIs) deal with issues of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI...

A Study of Online Safety and Digital Literacy of Academic Researchers Working from Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Presentation / Conference
Haynes, D., & Salzano, R. (2022, April)
A Study of Online Safety and Digital Literacy of Academic Researchers Working from Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Paper presented at ASIS&T Global 24-hour Conference, 2022, Online
Universities in the UK responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by moving teaching to an online environment and requiring staff to work from home, as far as possible. Researchers fa...

Speculative and Critical Design: approaches and influences in education

Journal Article
Helgason, I., Encinas, E., Mitrovic, I., & Smyth, M. (2022)
Speculative and Critical Design: approaches and influences in education. Interaction Design and Architecture(s) IxDetA, 5-7. https://doi.org/10.55612/s-5002-051-001psi
As guest editors of this special edition we are delighted to present this selection of papers responding to our call about Speculative and Critical Design in education. The re...

Four levers of reciprocity across human societies: concepts, analysis and predictions

Journal Article
Lehmann, L., Powers, S. T., & van Schaik, C. P. (2022)
Four levers of reciprocity across human societies: concepts, analysis and predictions. Evolutionary Human Sciences, 4, https://doi.org/10.1017/ehs.2022.7
This paper surveys five human societal types – mobile foragers, horticulturalists, pre-state agriculturalists, state-based agriculturalists and liberal democracies – from the ...

Lost in translation: Qualitative data collecting and translating challenges in multilingual settings in information systems research

Journal Article
Demeke, W., & Ryan, B. (2021)
Lost in translation: Qualitative data collecting and translating challenges in multilingual settings in information systems research. University of Dar es Salaam Library Journal, 16(2), 105-118
In this paper under-researched methodological issues in information systems research of multilingual interview data collection and translation using translators explored. Obse...

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

Thesis
Cruickshank, P. Evaluation of engagement with hyperlocal e-participation systems by citizens and representatives. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2805712
This work is concerned with the information practices associated with hyperlocal representation. The findings derive from an evaluation of a portfolio of ten previously publis...

Workplace information literacy: Measures and methodological challenges

Journal Article
Widén, G., Ahmad, F., Nikou, S., Ryan, B., & Cruickshank, P. (2021)
Workplace information literacy: Measures and methodological challenges. Journal of Information Literacy, 15(2), https://doi.org/10.11645/15.2.2812
This paper focuses information literacy (IL) from a methodological perspective, addressing quantitative IL measures, suitable for evaluating the role of IL in supporting work...

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Gendered information landscapes and their impact on routes into and through apprenticeships

2022 - 2025
The aim is to understand the myriad sources of gender stereotyping that impact on young people’s choices around apprenticeships and work-based learning (WBL). First, by a policy and literature review ...
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £57,117

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

Link Forty2

2022 - 2022
The aim of the project is to design a recruitment service for jobseekers and employers in the form of a software system, e.g., a web service or mobile app. The system is intended to re-define and spee...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Scottish Gaelic Generation for Exhibitions

2022 - 2022
Developing resources and prototype systems for Natural Language Generation in Scottish Gaelic for cultural and artistic exhibits.
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £5,000

Role Models Framework Pilot

2022 - 2022
This project follows on from the project Gender Imbalance in Digital Technology, which created the Five Aspects Framework. This project pilots and evaluates the framework.
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £4,143

PlatfoRm OF policy Evaluation community for improvED EU policies and Better ACKnowledgement

2021 - 2025
The Action PROFEEDBACK aims to foster the networking of the policy evaluation community at EU-level, raise awareness on the importance of evaluation policy research and improve its impact on policy-ma...
Funder: European Commission

Creative Coin

2021 - 2022
This project uses data and technology to design a “Creative Coin”, an alternative currency as a method for exploring the contributory value of the Creative Industries to a Circular Economy.
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £5,380

Let's Play Wester Hailes: Community Produced Video Games of Edinburgh

2021 - 2022
This project aims to engage children and young people with the computer games industry. Working with WHALE Arts we will build games and upload them onto bespoke arcade machines. The games created wi...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £25,708

Natural Language Generation for Low-resource Domains

2021 - 2024
In the UK, around one in four people suffer from a mental health problem every year [1]. Mental well-being can affect all aspects of our lives, including our work, relationships, and family lives. A l...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £416,848

Gender Imbalance in Digital Technology

2021 - 2021
This project will examine what tertiary education institutions are doing to help tackle the gender imbalance in their Digital Technology courses. It will focus on the area of positive female role mode...
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £12,760

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

William Hope Hodgson's borderlands: monstrosity, other worlds, and the future at the fin de siecle

2003 - 2009
Dr Emily Alder | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden | Second Supervisor: Sara Wasson

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

1995 - 1998
Prof Alistair Duff
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Marketing strategy, paid marketing, CRM, copywriting: it's all in a day's work for Edinburgh marketing consultant Kirsty Kirkhope

8 November 2021
Insights on developing digital marketing strategy and tactics, client-side and agency-side.

Alistair Duff Interviewed: "Coronavirus, the Information Age & 1984!"

8 June 2020
The Asia Scotland Institute has released a vidcast with Professor Alistair Duff, Professor of Information Policy at Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh. Professor Duff addresses the extent to which...

Prof Al Duff Featured in Sunday Express

5 October 2019
A revolt is needed to protect our privacy, leading professor claims Professor Alistair Duff insists the rise of technology such as facial recognition (FRT), CCTV and smart devices is robbing us of ou...

Expert Testimony to Scottish Parliament

30 September 2019
Prof Al Duff appeared as an expert witness before the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee. Testifying on behalf of privacy pressure group NO2ID Edinburgh, he answered MSP question about the bill f...

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.

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

Prof Alistair Duff Speaks at Holyrood FoI 2017 Conference

6 December 2017
SACI professor of information policy Alistair Duff was invited onto the afternoon panel at the annual Freedom of Information Conference run by Holyrood events. The other panellists were Alastair Brian...

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.