Newly published: version 11.2 of the Centre for Social Informatics flyer (autumn 2020)

Centre for Social Informatics bannerThe Centre for Social Informatics flyer (version 11.2) has just been updated for the new academic year. Follow the link to read about the work of our group, including details of research expertise, funders, recent PhD completions, and recent publications. The flyer includes profiles of the group’s academic and research staff:

  • Dr David Brazier
  • Pritam Chita
  • Peter Cruickshank
  • Dr Wegene Demeke
  • Professor Brian Detlor – our Visiting Professor from McMaster University, Canada
  • Professor Hazel Hall
  • Dr David Haynes
  • Debbie Meharg
  • Dr Bruce Ryan
  • Dr Colin Smith
  • Dr Ella Taylor-Smith
  • Dr Gemma Webster

Also profiled are our current research students:

  • Najla Alamri, studying interactive education for female students in Saudi Higher Education
  • Thokozani Kachale, studying information systems and organisational strategies using an organisational evolutionary approach (just joined us in October 2020)
  • Lynn Killick, completing her MRes thesis on the future of the population census and its role in informing the good society
  • John Marshall, studying work-based learning environments (WBLE) for fostering industry-relevant skills and optimal economic performance (continuing year 1 of his SDS/ESRC 1+3 PhD programme by completing the MSc(R) at the University of Edinburgh part-time)
  • Marina Milosheva, studying career information literacy and career decision-making skills of young people (now in year 2 of her SDS/ESRC 1+3 PhD programme having completed the MSc(R) at the University of Edinburgh in 2019/20)
  • Rachel Salzano, studying the influence of culture on the use of public library resources amongst newcomer populations
  • Katherine Stephen, studying workplace metaskills development
  • Natalie Wangler studying the relationships between levels of trust in digitisation and democratic thinking (just joined us in October 2020)
  • Marianne Wilson studying the development of natural language interfaces to support career decision-making of young people (currently in year 1 of her SDS/ESRC 1+3 PhD programme by completing the MSc(R) at the University of Edinburgh)

In the past few months we have said goodbye to five members of our group.

Many thanks to Dr Frances Ryan for the initial design of the flyer, and to Dr Bruce Ryan for his help in updating this latest version.

Rachel Salzano, Katherine Stephen, Hazel Hall, Wegene Demeke, David Haynes, Colin Smith

Rachel Salzano & Katherine Stephen, Hazel Hall & Wegene Demeke, David Haynes & Colin Smith

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