On Friday 23rd March the UK higher education funding bodies announced the appointment of members to the panels for the first stage of the REF 2021 exercise. The panel members were selected from over 4,000 nominations submitted last year by subject associations and other organisations with an interest in research. The panels comprise leading researchers, and individuals with expertise in the wider use and benefits of research.
I am delighted to have been appointed to serve as one of the members of
Sub-panel 34: Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management Continue reading
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Marwa Salayma, who is one of the PhD students in the School of Computing, recently recorded an interview about her journey from Palestine to doctoral studies at Edinburgh Napier University.
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School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University is currently recruiting. Please pass the message on!
We are seeking to fill a vacancy for a lecturer post (grade 6, £38,183-£46,924, 2-year fixed term). The job is advertised on the
University web site (along with the role description for lecturer posts) and jobs.ac.uk as ‘Lecturer in Business Information Systems’, with a deadline for applications of Tuesday 2nd May 2017. Continue reading
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Tagged Centre for Social Informatics, creative and social informatics, CSI, Edinburgh Napier University, graduate level apprenticeship, information systems, IT Management for Business, job, lecturer, post, recruitment, School of Computing, social informatics, vacancy |
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This coming week I am the guest of the
Departamento de Engenharia de Produção da Polit at the échnica University of São Paulo in Brazil. During my visit I am making a presentation at a research symposium. The focus of this is the work of colleagues in the School of Computing who are members of the Centre for Social Informatics. The slides for my presentation are provided below, along with a summary of the main points that I will be making when I take the stage on Wednesday.
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Tagged Alicja Pawluczuk, Brazil, Centre for Social Informatics, Democratic digital engagement, Departamento de Engenharia de Produção da Politéchnica, e-placement Scotland, Edinburgh Napier University, eGovernment, Frances Ryan, Information policy, information seeking behaviour and use, Iris Buunk, John Mowbray, John Napier, knowledge management, Leo Appleton, Lyndsey Jenkins, Lynn Killick, Merchiston, online communities, Open data and open government, School of Computing, Scottish Graduate Level Apprenticeships, Scottish Graduate School of Social Sciences, Skills Development Scotland, The Information Society, Todd Richter, University of São Paulo |
Leo Appleton, who was awarded the 2016 Research Practitioner Excellence Award by the Library and Information Research Group (LIRG) at the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) 2016 New Professionals Day in London last Friday 28th October 2016. Leo is Associate Director of Library Services at the University of the Arts, London, and a part-time PhD student within the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University, where I am his Director of Studies.
Leo Appleton at the awards ceremony in London on Friday 28th October 2016 (photo credit LIRG)
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As part of the celebrations of Ada Lovelace Day on Tuesday 11th October 2016 the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University is offering the opportunity for school girls in S1-S3 to come to the Craiglockhart campus after school to take part in computing workshops. They are also invited to stay on afterwards for the University’s annual Ada Lovelace day lecture. Participation at both events is free of charge. Continue reading
Dr Brian Detlor
Dr Brian Detlor on his appointment as Visiting Professor to the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University. This appointment formalises Brian’s long-standing relationship with staff and research students in the Centre for Social Informatics.
Brian is currently Chair of
Information Systems in the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, Ontario, Canada. He is an international scholar who bridges the academic fields of information systems, information science, and business having published extensively in both the information systems and information science disciplines. His work has appeared in leading international journals such as the , the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology the Journal of Information Science, , the Journal of Management Information Systems and the Information Systems Journal, . Communications of the ACM Continue reading
CSI colleagues Iris Buunk, Dr Laura Muir, Marwa Salayma (Centre for Distributed Computing, Networking and Security), Dr Tom Kane, John Mowbray, Lyndsey Jenkins, & Frances Ryan
Centre for Social Informatics had a very successful day at Edinburgh Napier University’s 2016 Research Conference last Wednesday. We presented our work in three of the sessions: Continue reading
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Update post-conference: Four of the CSI students won awards at the conference. Frances Ryan won first prize for the best third year full presentation. John Mowbray won second prize for his second year 20×20 presentation and Iris Buunk third prize for hers. Lyndsey Jenkins won second prize in the first year poster competition.
Two students have blogged about the conference: Lyndsey at http://lyndseyjenkins.org, and Frances at http://justaphd.com.
Today the research students in the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University are hosting their annual conference (hashtag #socphdconf). The event has been organised by a committee of six students, three of whom are from the Centre for So cial Informatics: Frances Ryan, Iris Buunk and Lyndsey Jenkins. The other student organisers are Baraq Ghaleb, John McGowan and Andreas Steyven. My colleague Dr Kevin Chalme rs, who was previously involved in this series of conferences when a research student in the School himself, has also been helping out with the preparations for the event. Continue reading
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