Peter Cruickshank joined the Centre for Social Informatics as a member of the International Teledemocracy Centre (ITC) and has been a lead researcher in several eparticipation projects (e.g. EuroPetition and eRepresentative) focusing on the links between citizens and their elected representatives.
Cruickshank recently led research into the use of Internet technologies by Community Councils in Scotland, and is currently a member of the team that is conducting market research for the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in the project Training provision for the library, information and knowledge sector.
Cruickshank has a background in business, accountancy, IS Audit and information governance generally. He retains an active interest and delivers courses and lectures in these and related areas, and works with IIDI partners to develop and exploit social media tools. In addition to the projects listed below, Cruickshank also recently worked on:
Cruickshank is on the Program Committee of the following conferences:
Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., Taylor-Smith, E. (2012, ). Realising the value of RiLIES: the research in librarianship impact evaluation study. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Limerick, Republic of Ireland.
Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., Irving, C. (2012). The right resources to support LIS research: findings from the RiLIES2 project poll. Library and Information Research, 36, (113), 24-31.See all publications