Congratulations to our visiting professor Brian Detlor, whose research was recognised at McMaster University last month when he received the DeGroote School of Business Award for Community Engaged Scholarship. This award is offered by McMaster University for a community-based research partnership that produces and mobilises knowledge in ways that are mutually beneficial. Brian’s award recognises the research that he has undertaken with colleagues at Hamilton Public Libraries on approaches to digital literacy skills development, and the promotion of digital literacy amongst the communities that public libraries serve.
Brian Detlor presented his award-winning work at the 2017 Napier research conference
Ada Lovelace Day is on Tuesday 8th October this year. Edinburgh Napier University is hosting two events to mark the day: one targeted at young women in the afternoon immediately after school, and the other a public lecture at 17:30 (open to all). Continue reading →
This work is concerned with the role of online information in the building, management, and evaluation of personal reputations. The main contributions of the research relate to: (1) the means by which people evaluate the personal reputations of others from the online evidence available to them, and (2) strategies for the building and management of personal reputations through the use of online information. Continue reading →