Practitioner research: value, impact, and priorities #libresearch17

This Wednesday 8th November I will be the opening speaker at ‘Themes and trends in library and information research‘, a one-day conference hosted by CILIP in Kent at Canterbury Christ Church University. Entitled ‘Practitioner research: value, impact, and priorities’ my … Continue reading

Watching the workers: keynote presentation at #siguse16 #asist2016

Today I’m giving the opening keynote presentation in Copenhagen at the SIG USE Information Behavior in Workplaces. This is one of a series of workshops taking place as part of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science … Continue reading

Jason Farradane Award 2016: Hazel Hall

Last week UKeIG announced that I am the winner of the 2016 Jason Farradane Award. For me it is a huge honour even to have been nominated for this prize. The news that I am the actual recipient caught me … Continue reading

Strategies for building and assessing the long-term impact of research projects: closing plenary at #QQML2016

Today I am at Senate House in London as an invited speaker at the 8th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries. The conference has a packed programme of over 150 contributions. It started on Tuesday morning and … Continue reading

Review: Information Science Scotland advanced training for PhD students April 2016 #InfoSciScot

On 12th and 13th April we hosted an ESRC-funded training event for doctoral students in Information Science at Edinburgh Napier’s Sighthill campus. There were 23 participants in total, representing the four partner institutions of the Information Science Pathway of the … Continue reading

Research impact from LISResearch.org to LISResearch.org.au #LISRAproject

Between 2009 and 2012 I led the implementation of the UK’s Library and Information Science Research Coalition. The broad mission of the Coalition was to facilitate a coordinated and strategic approach to Library and Information Science (LIS) research across the … Continue reading

Invited keynote presentation at #QQML 2016

I have recently accepted an invitation to give the closing keynote paper at the 8th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML 2016) on Friday 27th May at Senate House, London. The main theme of my presentation, … Continue reading

Edinburgh Napier School of Computing research day January 8th 2016

Colleagues within the Institute for Informatics and Digital Innovation at the School of Computing of Edinburgh Napier University kicked off the new year at a one-day event on Friday 8th January at which they shared their latest research news.

Connected nation: thriving in a digital world – conference preview #ConnectedNationUK

I’m very much looking forward to travelling down to London next Tuesday 8th December to attend a one day conference entitled Connected nation: thriving in a digital world. This event will bring together influential policymakers, businesses, and third sector leaders to discuss the … Continue reading