Professor Hazel Hall PhD MA BA FRSE FHEA FCLIP

Emeritus Professor, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Docent in Information Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Åbo Akademi, Finland
@hazelh (Twitter)

Academic Employment/Affiliations 1989-

    • Åbo Akademi, Finland
      • Docent in Information Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics, 2017-
    • Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh
      • Emeritus Professor, 2022-
      • Professor of Social Informatics, 2010-2022
        • University Research Lead for Equality and Diversity 2016-2018
        • University Academic Champion for Athena SWAN 2013-2016
      • Library and Information Science Research Coalition, London: secondment as Executive Secretary August 2009-2012 (part-time two days per week)
      • Reader in Social Informatics, 2007-2010
    • Napier University, Edinburgh
      • Senior Lecturer, 2000-2007
      • TFPL Ltd, London: secondment as Advisor supported by a grant from the Royal Academy of Engineering, February-July 2006 (full-time)
      • Lecturer, 1999-2000
    • Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh
      • Lecturer, 1989-1999
      • Placement Tutor 1996-1999
      • International Education Tutor 1990-1996

Academic Employment prior to 1989

Early academic career spent in working in information services at the University of Birmingham, and at Birmingham Polytechnic (now Birmingham City University)


    • PhD Computing, Napier University, 2004
    • MA Library and Information Studies, University of Central England, 1993
    • BA (Special Honours) French, University of Birmingham, 1986
    • Certificat supérieur de la langue française, La Sorbonne, Paris, 1982

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