Senior Research Fellow
Lecturer and Programme leader; BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology
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
Hall, H. (2012, July). DREaM past, present and future. Presented at The DREaM project concluding conference (DREam event 5), British Library Conference Centre, London
Presentation slides can be viewed from slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/LISResearch/dream-5-dream-past-present-and-future
Hall, H. (2010, December). A co-ordinated and strategic approach to LIS research: an update from the LIS Research Coalition. Presented at Online 2010, Olympia, London
Presentation slides available to view from slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/LISResearch/a-coordinated-and-strategic-approach-to-library-and-information-science-research...
Scottish Funding Council
To develop an interactive hoarding intervention practitioner toolkit and training programme for use by health and social care professionals as well as individuals wishing to adopt a self-help approach...
The company aims to provide a combined sourcing, ordering and logistics service to business consumers of foodstuffs. However, the navigation and selection of available products, the administrative ove...
Based on a review of their existing information systems and plans, we worked with What's On Scotland to evaluate their information strategy with a focus on social media and other technologies which wo...
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Senior Research Fellow
Thuemmler, C. (2017). Health and Sport Committee: Technology and Innovation in Health and Social Care. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
No abstract available
Thuemmler, C. (2016). 5G empowering vertical industries. Brussels: European Commission
Supported by the 5G empowering vertical industries With 5G, networks will be transformed into intelligent orchestration platforms. By cementing strong relationships between ve...
Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2016). Digital engagement workshops for Community Councils and Registered Tenant Organisations. Scotland: Scottish Government
In October and November 2015 Edinburgh Napier University (Napier) hosted a series of workshops on digital engagement for Community Councillors and representatives of Registere...
Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2015). digiCC workshop outcomes report. Edinburgh Napier University: Edinburgh Napier University
A workshop on digital engagement by Community Councils (CCs) was hosted by Edinburgh Napier University on 30 January 2015 to which members from 35 CCs came. Facilitated sessio...
Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2013). Scottish Community Councils online: the 2014 survey. Scotland: Community Councils Network
This document reports the results of a survey, carried out in late spring 2014, of the public web presences of potentially over 1300 Scottish Community Councils (CCs). It foll...
Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Taylor-Smith, E. (2011). Enhancing the impact of LIS research projects. Edinburgh: Research Information Network
This report covers extent to which funded research projects in the domain of library and information science (LIS) influence practice in the UK. It focuses particularly on ide...
Taylor-Smith, E., Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P., Visnapuu, T., Vister, B. & Kimpeler, S. (2010). HUWY D6.1. engagement and impact criteria
This deliverable describes the methodology that will be used for the HUWY evaluation process in all 4 participating countries. It records the basis of the model, in terms of e...
Taylor-Smith, E., Gibson, G., Kimpeler, S., O'Kane, F., McCusker, P., Rößler, A. & Visnapuu, T. (2010). HUWY D7.3. Sustainability and Scalability Plan. Edinburgh: European Commission
The HUWY project is piloting a distributed discussion model for eParticipation in which young people?s discussions, on Internet policy issues, are networked together by “hub” ...
Taylor-Smith, E., Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P. & Visnapuu, T. (2010). HUWY D6.2. User engagement report
The User Engagement Report assesses HUWY project?s success in engaging its two main user groups: young people and policy-makers. 1. Did the HUWY project achieve its objectives...
Kimpeler, S., Lehner, C., Lindner, R., Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P. & Taylor-Smith, E. (2010). HUWY D7.4 Results. Edinburgh: European Community
HUWY (Hub Websites for Youth Participation) was an eParticipation Preparatory Action project, which piloted a distributed (networked) discussion. The pilot ran in Estonia, Ger...
Cruickshank, P. (2010). Customer journey mapping
Public services need to adapt to the needs of their customers, the citizens. Often new e-services are technology-initiated, but Smart Cities start with the user. This document...
Cruickshank, P. (2010). Mobile apps for bus users in Edinburgh
Edinburgh and its surrounding area are well served by an efficient bus network. The City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) have worked with the locally owned bus company (Lothian Bus...
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...
Design and prototyping of a digital concierge based on mobile technology for the enhancement of the experience of guests in a high-end hostel. The digital concierge will use a digital character and ga...
The aim of the project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is to carry out a review exploring the potential of a recommendations model integrated with a social network that will allow for real and trustwor...
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...
Capitals Hockey has a solid but small fan base compared to their rivals in Fife. To better understand the reasons for this the company is exploring new ways to gather data about their followers and th...
A unique approach delivered digitally via mobile phone, tablet or web to help IBS sufferers manage the psychological element of a severe IBS episode. The application will elicit changes to reduce a...
A report for a start-up company on the categories of potential customers, their requirements and expectations, and a rationale for development priorities to ensure maximum commercialisation and moneti...
Sporting Chance Initiative
Dirt School are looking to develop their digital platform, and find new ways of teaching students. They have a requirement for a digital teaching solution that will use innovative video features to al...
The project has created a prototype Web site which uses advanced psychometrics.
The Bay Fish and Chips, (The Bay) has a reputation for sustainability and quality. Not only has the company won several awards for its work, it also has an established social media presence...
Brandelicious allows customers to buy local produce from anywhere in the world. Staffed by local buyers and sourcing from family owned small businesses and wineries Brandelicious, helps the...
This IIDI project, led by Alistair Lawson, relates to Digital Connextions' educational e-portfolio platform, and academic resources that will connect, inspire, educate and entertain young people, fami...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
Methodologies for evaluation of e-Health platforms are still lacking. This research proposes an e-Health evaluation framework that aims to pro...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in...
The Association for Information Science and Technology announced Professor Hazel Hall as the winner of the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award.
11 July 2019
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.
15 February 2018
Professor Hazel Hall has won the SICSA PhD Supervisor of the Year Silver Award 2017
12 January 2018
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...
26 November 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.
30 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...
18 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.
9 October 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in St Malo, France, in September 2017.
19 September 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Knowledge Management 2017 in Barcelona, Spain in September 2017.
7 September 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...
23 July 2017
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins has won a John Campbell Trust travel bursary.
10 July 2017
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics presented nine papers at Information: interactions and impact (i3) in June 2017.
26 June 2017
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins has been appointed to the team of copy-editors for Information Research, one of the longest-established open access journals in the field of I...
22 May 2017
Professor Hazel Hall was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh at a ceremony on Monday 15th May.
17 May 2017
Researchers in the Centre for Social Informatics have released findings of the Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement (IL-DEM) project.
19 March 2017
Room G20, Merchiston
24 October 2018
14:00 in CORE44, room C44 Merchiston Campus
19 June 2018
CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
16 May 2018
11:00, Room G19, Merchiston
10 May 2018
11:00, Room H10 Merchiston Campus
3 May 2018
Edinburgh Napier University Merchiston campus
2 May 2018
15:00 in Core44, room C44 Merchiston Campus
24 April 2018
Core44, Room C44, Merchiston Campus
14 March 2018
Core44, Room C44 Merchiston
29 November 2017
Room G2, Merchiston Campus
28 November 2017
24 October 2017
Core 44, Room C44 Merchiston Campus
10 October 2017
19 September 2017
Core44, Room 44, Merchiston Campus
12 September 2017
Core44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
5 September 2017