News (Information Science)

Masterclass in Data Analysis, Presentation and Machine Learning in Health, Crime and Social Care
Outline In collaboration with Hutchinson Networks, this training course provides an outline of data analysis in health, crime and social care. It aims to cover the key data analysis areas of capture, analysis and presentation, with full coverage of how advanced analytics can be used to cover data...
13/10/2016 Other News
Researcher Showcases Warm Welcome For International Students
Alicja Pawluczuk, a PhD student within the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University, has been profiled in print and social media on her viewpoint that Scotland is a welcoming and inclusive place for students and workers from across the World.
10/10/2016 Media and Outreach Activity
Higher Physical Education Goes Live on The Bright Red Digital Zone
The collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University and Bright Red Publishing goes from strength to strength with the release of the 13th Higher subject: Higher Physical Education. It adds to 19 N5 subjects, and two Advanced Highers.
21/09/2016 Media and Outreach Activity
Research Team Invited to Present Masterclass on Big Data Capture, Analysis and Presentation Methods by The Data Lab
IntroductionProf Bill Buchanan, Alistair Lawson, and Adrian Smales have been invited to give a Masterclass hosted by The Data Lab Scotland, and who are an innovation centre leading on developments around data science in Scotland.
18/08/2016 Media and Outreach Activity
The work of four research students from the Centre for Social Informatics has been accepted for Information Seeking in Context (ISIC) 2016, which takes place in Zadar, Croatia 20-23 September 2016. They are Iris Buunk, Lyndsey Jenkins, John Mowbray, and Frances Ryan.
18/07/2016 Other News
Alicja Pawluczuk of the Centre for Social Informatics won the best presentation award at iDocQ 2016. iDocQ 2016 is the sixth annual Information Science doctoral colloquium. It took place on Thursday 23rd June at Strathclyde University in Glasgow.
04/07/2016 Award
This week the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) published a series of 24 fact sheets on the demography of the UK workforce in libraries, archives, records, information management and knowledge management.
30/06/2016 Other News
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student John Mowbray is delivering a paper entitled ‘The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective’ at Conceptions of Library and Information Science (CoLIS9) in Sweden this afternoon.
27/06/2016 Other News
Dr Brian Detlor has been appointed 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.
23/06/2016 Other News
Staff and students from the Centre for Social Informatics won three awards at the Edinburgh Napier University Research Conference on Wednesday 15th June 2016. Iris Buunk won the Best poster prize, Frances Ryan was recognised for her Outstanding contribution to University life as a research student,...
21/06/2016 Award
Professor Hazel Hall gave an invited seminar on social media for academic profile building at the Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII) at the University of Glasgow on Tuesday 14th June. For full details of her presentation (including the slides), please see the post on...
19/06/2016 Invited Presentation
Frances Ryan is at Dartington Hall in Totnes, Devon, today as an invited speaker at Cilip’s 5th annual Discover Academic Research, Training, and Support (DARTS) conference. Her talk is titled “Personal online reputations: managing what you can’t control” and will discuss the role of online...
02/06/2016 Invited Presentation
Today Professor Hazel Hall is at Senate House in London as an invited speaker at the 8th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries. Entitled What happens next? Strategies for building and assessing the long-term impact of research projects her paper is the...
27/05/2016 Keynote Speaker
The June 2016 issue of Journal of Information Science (volume 42, issue 3) has just been published. This is a special issue of the journal that comprises twelve articles developed from 54 papers presented at the Information: Interactions and Impact (i3) conference held in Aberdeen in June 2015.
18/05/2016 Other News
Dr Heidi Julien has conducted research into information behaviour for over two decades. This research program has been informed by a rich diversity of models, which have irritated and inspired, motivated and moved the work forward in unanticipated ways.
17/05/2016 External Visitor
The Centre for Social Informatics hosted an ESRC-funded Advanced Training event on behalf of the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS) Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) on 12th and 13th April 2016. There were 23 participants in total, representing the four member institutions of the...
03/05/2016 Other Event
Professor Hazel Hall has been nominated for election as Director-at-large for the Association for Information Science and Technology. She is one of eight candidates standing for board positions. For further information about the election and all the candidates, please see the post on Hazel Hall's...
03/05/2016 Other News
Informing the Good Society Final Symposium
The concluding meeting of the InGSoc Project took place on Friday 15 April 2016. The one-day symposium, set in the august surroundings of Merchiston Tower boardroom (where John Napier invented logarithms), featured a range of speakers from academia, journalism and the blogosphere.
15/04/2016 Merchiston Seminar
Dr Petros Kostagiolas and Dr Christina Banou, both from the Ionian University of Corfu took part in an Erasmus exchange with the School of Computing in the week beginning 11th April 2016. Their visit was organised jointly by Brian Davison, who hosted a research seminar at which both speakers...
11/04/2016 External Visitor
The Centre for Social Informatics has been awarded funding for a research project on information literacy that focuses on the information practices of community councillors. Professor Hazel Hall, Peter Cruickshank and Dr Bruce Ryan will evaluate how Community Councillors (1) access and understand...
29/03/2016 Award
Professor Hazel Hall has been appointed to the programme Committee of the 9th International Evidence Based Library and Information (EBLIP) Conference, to be held at Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA, in June 2017. The EBLIP Conference is a biennial conference designed to promote the use of best...
15/03/2016 Conference Programme Committee
Professor Hazel Hall has been invited to present the closing keynote speech at the Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries conference (QQML) on 27th May 2016. The theme of the paper is strategies for building and assessing long-term impact of research projects.
07/03/2016 Keynote Speaker
The Centre for Social Informatics scooped all three major awards at the 2nd International Data and Information Management Conference (IDIMC), hosted by the Centre for Information Management at Loughborough University on 12th and 13th January 2016.
26/01/2016 Award
On 24 November 2015, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) launched a report containing the results of a survey of workers in the UK information sectors.
24/11/2015 Other News
Over the past 14 months Professor Hazel Hall has been working with a team of international colleagues to bring together the 2015 annual meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST). This is the largest, and most important, conference in information science worldwide.
09/11/2015 Conference Programme Committee
Today Professor Hazel Hall is delivering a presentation as part of the colloquia series of the iSchool and Knowledge Media Design Institute (KMDI) at the University of Toronto. Her talk will cover how the implementation of the Library and Information Science Research Coalition (which she led...
05/11/2015 Invited Presentation
Today Professor Hazel Hall is presenting a research paper entitled ‘Creating a UK-wide network of LIS researchers’ at the library research symposium hosted by McMaster University in Canada. The invitation to speak at this event provides the first opportunity to present the initial findings from the...
03/11/2015 Invited Presentation
The latest issue of Information Research is published this week. Included in its contents is the article ‘Factors, frameworks and theory: a review of the information systems literature on success factors in project management‘ co-authored Dr Robert Irvine and Professor Hazel Hall.
17/09/2015 Other News
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics enjoyed a successful week in Aberdeen at the end of June when they participated in the iDocQ doctoral colloquium (chaired by CSI's John Mowbray) and the Information: interactions and impact (i3) conference (for which Professor Hazel...
20/07/2015 Other News
Leo Appleton is presenting a paper on the value and impact of public library services on citizenship development at the 11th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services today.
20/07/2015 Other News
Christine Irving won the best presentation prize of a £100 book voucher at iDocQ 2015 on Monday 22nd June. iDocQ is the colloquium for doctoral students in Information Science, organised on an annual basis by students from the four members of the ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science...
29/06/2015 Award
The Centre for Social Informatics had a strong presence last week at Information, Interactions and Impact: i3 2015. i3 is an international conference, held on a biennial basis in the UK. This event brings together an international community of academic and practitioner researchers to explore the...
29/06/2015 Other News
Professor Hazel Hall has recently launched a new study to be completed with Centre for Social Informatics colleagues Dr Bruce Ryan and Peter Cruickshank. This will measure the long-term impact of the AHRC-funded Developing Research Excellence and Methods (DREaM) project from 2011/12.
29/06/2015 Other News
Professor Hazel Hall co-presented a workshop on the theme of digital impact at the the ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science summer school 2015 on Tuesday 9th June 2015. Her slides from the session are available on SlideShare.
12/06/2015 Other News
Professor Hazel Hall delivered the opening keynote speech at the European Association for Health Information and Libraries (EAHIL) workshop held in Edinburgh this week in collaboration with the International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (ICAHIS) and the International Clinical...
10/06/2015 Keynote Speaker
On Friday 5th June 2015 Professor Hazel Hall will be giving an invited presentation on the UK coalition approach to library and information science research to an international audience at the Third International Seminar on Education and Research (LIS-ER).
03/06/2015 Friday 5th June 2015, Barcelona Invited Presentation
Professor Hazel Hall has accepted invitation to join a panel to debate the future of libraries in Edinburgh on Tuesday 9th June. Organised by Edinburgh Reads, this event is one of a series to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Edinburgh City Libraries.
12/05/2015 Other News
Professor Hazel Hall has accepted an invitation to serve on the international programme committee of the 2nd International Data and Information Management Conference (IDIMC). Hosted by the Centre for Information Management at Loughborough University, the conference takes place on the Loughborough...
12/05/2015 Conference Programme Committee
The Centre for Social Informatics will have a strong presence at Information, Interactions and Impact: i3 2015 next month following the acceptance of six papers to be presented by five research students at the conference. The papers are: How can information literacy be modelled from a lifelong...
11/05/2015 Other News
Professor Hazel Hall has accepted an invitation to join the steering group that will advise on the implementation of Innovate UK's Digital Catapult Fellowships Programme, which is coordinated by the University of Nottingham and the University of Cambridge.
05/05/2015 Policy Advisory Activity
Professor Hazel Hall travelled to Sweden this week to evaluate the University of Borås' doctoral degree programme in Library and Information Science. She served as an external panel member alongside Dr David Allen, Professor of Information Management, at the University of Leeds Business School.
24/04/2015 External Examiner
We are currently advertising a fully-funded PhD studentship within the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University. The studentship is advertised on the Edinburgh Napier University vacancies web site, and on jobs.ac.uk.
23/03/2015 Studentship
Dr Robert Irvine and Professor Hazel Hall have recently completed a critical evaluation of the literature on success factors in information systems projects, with a particular focus on organisational information systems development.
21/03/2015 Other News
PhD student Frances Ryan has been awarded a John Campbell Trust Conference/Travel Bursary. This will support her attendance at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) in St Louis, Missouri, US in November 2015, and allow her to travel to Washington...
17/03/2015 Award
Research student John Mowbray was named joint winner of the student poster competition at the Skills Development Scotland (SDS) Collaborative PhD Programme Launch and Networking event at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow on March 12th 2015.
16/03/2015 Award
Professor Hazel Hall has been invited to deliver the opening keynote address at a workshop organised by the European Association for Health Information and Libraries (EAHIL) in collaboration with the International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (ICAHIS) and the International...
06/01/2015 Keynote Speaker
Professor Hazel Hall has been appointed as an external member of a review panel to evaluate doctoral education programmes at the University of Borås in Sweden. The work of this committee contributes to the University's wider evaluation by the Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ).
05/01/2015 Other News
Professor Hazel Hall and Professor Blaise Cronin are invited speakers at the Third International Seminar on LIS Education and Research (LIS-ER) which takes place in Barcelona on June 4-5 2015. The seminar is organised by the Faculty of Library and Information Science at the University of Barcelona...
05/01/2015 Other News
Blaise Cronin, Visiting Professor within the Centre for Social Informatics, has been named as one of the winners of the 2014 Jason Farradane Award. The award, offered annually by the UK Electronic Information Group, is for "outstanding work in the information field".
24/09/2014 Award
Professor Hazel Hall has accepted an invitation to join the international programme committee of Information: interactions and impact 2015. i3 is largest international academic information science conference held regularly in the UK.
01/07/2014 Conference Programme Committee
The Centre for Social Informatics has been awarded a fully-funded ESRC studentship. It is is one of a number supported by a partnership between ESRC Scottish Graduate School for Social Science and Skills Development Scotland. The student who takes up place will explore the changing role and...
09/06/2014 Other News
This week Professor Hazel Hall is presenting an invited session on using social media for impact at the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) 2014 Final Year Conference. This conference takes place on Friday 25th April 2014 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), and is...
24/04/2014 Invited Presentation
Professor Hazel Hall has been appointed to Research Councils UK's (RCUK) Digital Economy (DE) theme Programme Advisory Board (PAB) for a three year term from 1st April 2014. The DE theme supports research to realise the transformational impact of digital technologies on aspects of community life,...
13/04/2014 Policy Advisory Activity
Professor Hazel Hall has accepted an invitation from the Swedish School of Library and Information Science to examine a doctoral study entitled Facilitating collaboration: Exploring a socio-technical approach to design of a collaboratory for library and information science.
03/03/2014 External Examiner
Professor Hazel Hall has accepted an invitation from the Queensland University of Technology Australia to examine a doctoral study entitled A participatory library model for university libraries.
18/02/2014 External Examiner
Director of the Centre for Social Informatics Professor Hazel Hall and research student Leo Appleton have accepted invitations to speak at a one-day conference that brings together information science researchers and practitioners in Aberdeen on 22nd April 2014.
10/02/2014 Invited Presentation
Congratulations to Leo Appleton, a PhD student in the Centre for Social Informatics, who has been successful in an application for a travel bursary from the John Campbell Trust. The bursary will support Appleton's participation at the Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) Conference at the University...
06/01/2014 Other News
As a member of the Information Science Pathway of ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (SGS-DTC) Edinburgh Napier University is currently inviting applications for funded PhD studentships offered through the annual quota competition.
18/12/2013 Studentship
Christine Irving, part-time Research Fellow in the Centre for Social Informatics, and freelance information professional, has just published a book, co-authored with John Crawford entitled Information literacy and lifelong learning: Policy issues, the workplace, health and public libraries.
25/10/2013 Other News
Professor Hazel Hall has been appointed to examine a doctoral study at the Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland. The doctoral thesis is in the area of Information Studies, and is entitled Social media and public libraries: exploring information activities of library professionals and users.
23/10/2013 External Examiner
Professor Hazel Hall ran a one day training event Altmetrics: achieving and measuring success in communicating research in the digital age at the summer school of the ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGS) on 20th June 2013.
16/07/2013 Other News
As convenor of the ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Doctoral Training Centre Information Science Pathway, Professor Hazel Hall was responsible for the delivery of iDocQ 2013 in Aberdeen on Monday 24th June 2013. iDocQ is an annual doctoral colloquium for PhD students in Information...
28/06/2013 Other News
Professor Hazel Hall was an invited guest at the launch of the Summer Reading Challenge Scotland 2013 at the Scottish Parliament on 19th June. For further information about the event and the speakers, please see the associated blog post.
25/06/2013 Other News
Professor Hazel Hall and Dr Jan Auernhammer are presenting their paper New knowledge creation within manufacturing: a pattern analysis of behaviours and interactions that underpin knowledge creation and innovation in a large German automotive manufacturer this afternoon at the Information:...
25/06/2013 Other News
Professor Hazel Hall hosted a one-day training event on altmetrics at the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGS) summer school held at the University of Edinburgh on 20th June 2013. Entitled Altmetrics: achieving and measuring success in communicating research in the digital age, the...
21/06/2013 Other News
In her role of Convener of the ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Doctoral Training Centre's Information Science Pathway, Professor Hazel Hall has taken the lead in the setting up and management of the programme committee of iDocQ 2013.
09/05/2013 Conference Programme Committee
News of the Centre for Social Informatics project Training provision for the library, information and knowledge sector is reported in the April 2013 issue of CILIPUpdate (page 6). The project is led by Professor Hazel Hall, with team members Christine Irving and Peter Cruickshank.
01/05/2013 Other News
On 22nd April Professor Hazel Hall delivered an invited presentation entitled "Sharing the DREaM bluprint: lessons in community network building from the DREaM project" as part of the research seminar series of the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historial Monuments of Scotland.
22/04/2013 Invited Presentation
A team from the Centre for Social Informatics has been commissioned by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) to conduct research into training provision for the library, information and knowledge sector.
19/03/2013 Funding
This evening Professor Hazel Hall is delivering a paper entitled Leadership in libraries: tying library and information science research to practice at the Institute for Research in Social Sciences, University of Ulster. The presentation draws on Hall's work with the Library and Information Science...
13/03/2013 Invited Presentation
Professor Hazel Hall has been invited to deliver a paper entitled "Leadership in libraries: tying library and information science research to practice" at the Institute for Research in Social Sciences, University of Ulster on Wednesday 13th March 2013.
18/02/2013 Invited Presentation
The Centre for Social Informatics is currently advertising two vacancies. These are related to the AHRC-funded project Informing the Good Society: New Directions in Information Policy (InGSoc). This three year project, which begins in May 2013 and is led by Dr Alistair Duff, is concerned with the...
31/01/2013 Studentship
As a member of the Information Science Pathway of ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (SGS-DTC) Edinburgh Napier University is currently inviting applications for funded PhD studentships offered through the open competition.
15/01/2013 Studentship
The outcomes of the RiLIES2 project have now been published in the RiLIES2 project report, available to download (pdf). The aim of RiLIES2 was to develop research resources and training materials (1) to support librarians and information scientists in their use of published library and information...
10/12/2012 Other News
Last week Hazel Hall presented a paper at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) in Baltimore, US. As part of a session entitled "Transformation or continuity? The impact of social media on information: implications for theory and practice" she...
05/11/2012 Other News
Hazel Hall has accepted an invitation to join the international programme committee of i3: information, interactions and impact, which takes place in Aberdeen from Tuesday 25th to Friday 28th June 2013.
01/10/2012 Conference Programme Committee
In 2012/23 Hazel Hall chairs Information Science Pathway committee of the ESRC Scottish Doctoral Training Centre. The Information Science Pathway is one of 24 accredited training pathways within the Scottish ESRC Doctoral Training Centre (DTC).
01/10/2012 Other News
Ben Goldacre closes DREaM conference series
DREaM 5, the DREaM project concluding conference, took place at the British Library Conference Centre on Monday 9th July 2012. Highlights included Dr Ben Goldacre as the closing keynote speaker, presentation of the LIS Practitioner Researcher Excellence Award, invited presentations, an open panel...
09/07/2012 British Library, London Other Event
Hazel Hall to is make a presentation as part of a panel session at ASIS&T 2012 Baltimore in October 2012. The session is entitled "Transformation or continuity? The impact of social media on information: implications for theory and practice" and will be presented with Andrew Cox of the...
21/06/2012 Other Event
The Centre for Social Informatics has welcomed Maja Ilievska of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia as a summer intern. Maja's placement has been organised as part of the programme of the International...
12/06/2012 External Visitor
Two papers co-authored by Professor Hazel Hall were well received at the 4th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Research in Libraries (QQML2012), which took place in Limerick 22nd-25th May, 2012. The papers were about projects related to the Library and Information Science...
25/05/2012 Other News
From Sunday 13th to Friday 18th May 2012 Professor Hazel Hall served as an invited panel member to review the impact of RCUK's £230 million investment in the Digital Economy programme. The panel assessed the extent to which the theme (and associated research) has:Delivered tangible benefits...
18/05/2012 Funding Panel
Hazel Hall has been invited to speak to the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland about how the AHRC-funded Developing Research Excellence and Methods (DREaM) project (based in the Centre for Social Informatics) set out to establish a sustainable network of...
20/03/2012 Media and Outreach Activity
Information Today Europe has published an article based on Hazel Hall's inaugural professorial lecture, which was delivered on Thursday 15th March 2012. (See also the slides from the lecture.) Information Today Europe provides news, facts and figures, strategic thinking, and informed comment on the...
19/03/2012 Media and Outreach Activity
Next week Edinburgh Napier University is hosting three events related to social informatics. Two are hosted by IIDI as part of its seminar series. The third is Hazel Hall's inaugural professorial lecture on the evening of Thursday 15th March, hosted by the University.
07/03/2012 Other Event
Hazel Hall and details of her forthcoming inaugural professorial lecture on Thursday 15th March are featured in a short article on the Broughton Spurtle web site. IIDI research student Ella Taylor-Smith interviewed Hazel for the story "Say hello to social professor".
27/02/2012 Media and Outreach Activity
On Monday 13th February the Centre for Social Informatics hosted a training day for PhD students on organisational research and case studies. This forms part of the training provision of the ESRC Scottish Doctoral Training Centre Information Science Pathway partners of Edinburgh Napier, Glasgow,...
13/02/2012 Other Event
Professor Hazel Hall has accepted an invitation to serve on the Research Councils UK (RCUK) Digital Economy Review panel. The panel’s remit is to review the impact of the £130 million investment in research on the digital economy theme over the past four years.
23/01/2012 Other News
Hazel Hall has been appointed to examine a PhD thesis entitled Exploring the engagement of records management within a computer mediated communication focused co-operative enquiry at Northumbria University.
16/11/2011 External Examiner
As former award winner of the IWR Information Professional of the Year award in 2009, Hazel Hall is a member of the panel that is judging the 2011 nominations. The name of the winner of the 2011 award will be announced on Tuesday 29th November at the Online conference at London Olympia.
16/11/2011 Other News
Hazel Hall to present on the links between research and practice at Online 2011 at London Olympia on 1 December
The Research in Librarianship Impact Evaluation Project (RiLIES - pronounced 'realise') completed by the Centre for Social Informatics earlier this year explored the extent to which funded librarianship research projects influence library practice in the UK.
08/11/2011 Invited Presentation
Hazel Hall will present a research paper entitled "More than mere information assets: the reach of social media in information services delivery" as part of the New Directions in Management series at the University of Edinburgh on Friday 11th November.
04/11/2011 Other News
IIDI host research skills workshop: DREaM's 2nd event
The AHRC-funded DREaM project is developing a formal UK-wide network of Library and Information Science (LIS) researchers. This includes 5 events, bringing LIS researchers together to expand their research. The launch event, “Out of the comfort zone” took place at the British Library Conference...
25/10/2011 Craighouse Seminar
On Wednesday 26 October 2011, 1pm - 2pm, Room 2/47, Craiglockhart Jan Auernhammer, who is jointly supervised by CSI staff in IIDI and the Business School, will give a presentation based on his PhD research as part of the 2011 ERI seminar series.
10/10/2011 1pm - 2pm, Room 2/47, Craiglockhart Seminar
The judging panel for RAPP Edinburgh’s competition to find the best new social media idea in Scotland as part of Social Media Week includes Professor Hazel Hall, Director of the Centre for Social Informatics. For more information about the competition and Social Media Week, please see:...
20/09/2011 Media and Outreach Activity
Hazel Hall's views on social media for business profiled by Dow Jones
Hazel Hall contributed to a discussion of social media for business with other international experts from a range of organisations including Dow Jones (who hosted the discussion) and KPMG. For full details please see: http://know.dowjones.com/2011/06/01/professor-hazel-hall-director-edinburgh-napier...
29/08/2011 Media and Outreach Activity
Hazel Hall presented a keynote paper ISSOME 2011: Information Science and Social Media International Conference, Turku, Finland, 24th-26th August 2011 (http://issome2011.library2pointoh.fi/). The slides are available at http://www.dcs.napier.ac.uk/~hazelh/esis/hall_ISSOME.ppt
24/08/2011 Keynote Speaker
Hazel Hall leads the implementation of the Library and Information Science Research Coalition in its third year
Following successful first and second years from August 2009 until July 2011, Professor Hazel Hall will continue to lead the implementation of the UK Library and Information Science Research Coalition until July 2012, supported by research funding from the British Library, CILIP, JISC, MLA, the...
01/08/2011 Other News
Hazel Hall is appointed to the editorial board of Aslib Proceedings
Hazel Hall has been appointed to the editorial board of Alib Porceedings. Aslib Proceedings is a peer-reviewed journal that covers international research and practice in library and information science, and information management.
26/07/2011 Editorship, Journal Reviewer
Hazel Hall joins the programme committee of the 3rd International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World (IMCW2012)
Hazel Hall has joined the programme committee of the 3rd International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World (or IMCW2012), organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University. The symposium will be held in Ankara, Turkey, from 19-21 September 2012.
22/07/2011 Conference Programme Committee
Hazel Hall presents keynote paper at i3 conference
Hazel Hall presented the keynote paper "Coalition and collaboration: supporting the development of LIS research in the UK" at the i3 conference in Aberdeen on 22 June 2011. Further details of the conference are available at http://www.i3conference2011.org.uk/
22/06/2011 Keynote Speaker
Hazel Hall facilitates iDocQ doctoral forum
Hazel Hall facilitated the iDocQ doctoral forum in Aberdeen on 19th June 2011. This was the first of the events organised by the members of the Information Science Pathway of the Scottish ESRC Doctoral Training Centre. For more details please see http://www.idocq.org.uk/
19/06/2011 Conference Organisation
Hazel Hall appointed to the editorial board of Aslib Proceedings
Professor Hazel Hall has been appointed to the editorial board of Aslib Proceedings. Aslib Proceedings is a peer-reviewed high-quality journal covering international research and practice in library and information science, and information management.
20/05/2011 Editorship, Journal Reviewer
Hazel Hall comments in the Edinburgh Evening News on TED's decision to switch the venue of TED Global from Oxford to Edinburgh
Hazel Hall comments in the Edinburgh Evening News on TED's decision to switch the venue of TED Global from Oxford to Edinburgh in July 2011. The full story is available online at http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/edinburgh/Conference-move-sees-city-jumping.6753760.jp
18/04/2011 Media and Outreach Activity
CSI research seminar: Jan Auernhammer and Valeri Wiegel, PhD students at the CSI,  present their doctoral research  - 3pm - D40 - Merchiston Campus
The Centre for Social Informatics warmly welcomes all staff and students to attend at its next research seminar at which the PhD students Jan Auernhammer and Valeri Wiegel present their doctoral research. Both research undertakings are set in the domain of the automotive industry.
15/04/2011 Seminar
Hazel Hall recognised by European award sponsored by Dow Jones
Hazel Hall has been named as SLA Europe Information Professional 2011. Established in 1994, the SLA Europe Information Professional Award recognises outstanding achievement in the information profession amongst those living and working in Europe.
14/04/2011 Award
Valeri Wiegel wins John Campbell Trust award to support presentation of paper at ECIS2011 in Finland, June 2011
PhD student Valeri Wiegel has been awarded a £625 conference/travel bursary by the John Campbell Trust to support participation at the European Conference on Information Systems in Helsinki, Finland, June 9-11th 2011: http://www.ecis2011.fi/.
07/03/2011 Award
Hazel Hall presents to NetIKX in London on the implications of social media to organisational information and knowledge management policies and strategies
In this presentation to NetIKX in London on Wednesday 19th January 2011 Hazel Hall shares insights from her work leading the implementation of the Library and Information Science Research Coalition, and from her research, on: (1) how organisations can use social media as an extension of their...
18/01/2011 Invited Presentation
Dr Hazel Hall, Director of the Centre for Social Informatics, has accepted an invitation to give a keynote speech at ISSOME 2001:Information Science and Social Media International Conference, Turku, Finland, 24-26 August 2011.
28/10/2010 Invited Presentation