Publications and Presentations


Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., Lawson, A. (Upcoming, 2017). Building identity in online environments: an Information Science perspective. Poster to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) 2017, Washington DC, US, 27 October – 1 November 2017.

Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., Lawson, A. (2017). Blurred reputations: Managing profession and private information online. Paper presented at i3: information: interactions and impact (i3) 2017, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Building your academic reputation online. Workshop delivered at Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Summer School 2017. University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 8 June 2017.

Academics online: Alternative reputations. Talk presented at “Academics Online: Building your research profile in the digital age” workshop, Edinburgh Napier University, 2 May 2017.


Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., Lawson, A. (2016). Managing and evaluating personal reputations on the basis of information shared on social media: a Generation X perspective. Information Research.

Ryan, F. (2016). Personal online reputations: Managing what you can’t control. Invited talk at DARTS: Discover Academic Research, Training, and Support Conference, Dartington Hall, Devon, England, 2 June 2016.

Ryan, F. (2016). An overview: Online information and reputation. Edinburgh Napier University School of Computing Research Student Conference, 11 May 2016. (Awarded 1st place; 3rd-year category.)

Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., Lawson, A. (2016). Personal online reputation: the development of an approach to investigate how personal reputation is evaluated and managed in online environments. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Data Information and Information Management Conference (IDIMC). (Awarded best paper.)


Ryan, F.Cruickshank, P.Hall, H.Lawson, A. (2015). Assessing the available and accessible evidence: How personal reputations are determined and managed online. Paper presented at Information: interactions and impact (i3) 2015, June 2015, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland.


Ryan, F. (2014). Online reputation management in a digital world: Designing the study. Poster presented at ISIC Conference, 2-5 September 2014, Leeds.

Ryan, F. (2014). Life in a digital fishbowl: Managing your reputation online. Invited talk at Skeptics on the Fringe, Edinburgh, 18 August 2014.

Ryan, F. (2014). Online reputation management in a digital world. Poster presented at SICSA PhD Conference, 9 June 2014, St Andrews, Scotland. (Short-listed for award.)

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