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The UK War Books Boom, 1926-33 (2021)
Dataset
Frayn, A., & Houston, F. (2021). The UK War Books Boom, 1926-33. [Dataset]. https://doi.org/10.17869/enu.2021.2810868

Data for article 'The War Books Boom in Britain, 1928–1930'. For submission to First World War Studies, Oct 2021. Data collected Jan 2020-Aug 2021 from various sources articulated in article.

Advocacy in Action: How a university shared reading project reaches homeless readers in Scotland (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2021, March). Advocacy in Action: How a university shared reading project reaches homeless readers in Scotland. Paper presented at AdvanceHE Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference, Online

This paper provides genuine insight into the rationale for an approach to inclusivity that penetrates to the very edges of society. It underpins the need to find better methods to reach readers beyond the boundaries, for whom “books are more importan... Read More about Advocacy in Action: How a university shared reading project reaches homeless readers in Scotland.

Advocacy in action: How a university shared reading project reaches homeless readers in Scotland (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2020, March). Advocacy in action: How a university shared reading project reaches homeless readers in Scotland. Paper presented at Advance HE Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference, 2020, Edinburgh

Awarded Institutional Place by Conference This paper provides genuine insight into the rationale for an approach to inclusivity that penetrates to the very edges of society. It underpins the need to find better methods to reach readers beyond the... Read More about Advocacy in action: How a university shared reading project reaches homeless readers in Scotland.

A book to bind us together: Staff–student collaboration on a new model of publication (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2019, July). A book to bind us together: Staff–student collaboration on a new model of publication. Paper presented at Advance HE Learning & Teaching Annual Conference, 2019, Northumbria University

This presentation provides insights into a ground-breaking initiative in which academics worked with students to produce a new book, entitled “Innovation in Learning and Teaching”. The book has now been published in print and is available on Amazon (... Read More about A book to bind us together: Staff–student collaboration on a new model of publication.

Advocacy in Action – How A Publishing Programme Represents Homeless Readers in Scotland (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2019, June). Advocacy in Action – How A Publishing Programme Represents Homeless Readers in Scotland. Paper presented at By the Book6

So far as has thus been discerned, no research has been conducted into the reading habits of homeless readers. This paper provides for genuine insight into the rationale for an inclusive approach to publishing, which underpins the need to find better... Read More about Advocacy in Action – How A Publishing Programme Represents Homeless Readers in Scotland.

Advocacy in Action – How A Publishing Programme Represents Homeless Readers in Scotland (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2019, June). Advocacy in Action – How A Publishing Programme Represents Homeless Readers in Scotland. Paper presented at By the Book6, Florence, Italy

So far as has thus been discerned, no research has been conducted into the reading habits of homeless readers. This paper provides for genuine insight into the rationale for an inclusive approach to publishing, which underpins the need to find better... Read More about Advocacy in Action – How A Publishing Programme Represents Homeless Readers in Scotland.

Cross Campus Shared Reading – Staff / Student Collaboration under Scrutiny (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2018, September). Cross Campus Shared Reading – Staff / Student Collaboration under Scrutiny. Paper presented at RAISE Conference 2018: Working better together: collaborations in student engagement, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

No abstract available.

A Book is More Important than Food (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2018, June). A Book is More Important than Food. Paper presented at International Publishing By the Book 5, Florence

A Book is more important than food: collaboration with Streetreads, a charity working with homeless readers in Edinburgh.

The University as a Community: Cross-Campus Shared Reading (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2018, June). The University as a Community: Cross-Campus Shared Reading. Paper presented at QAA 15th Enhancement Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University

As part of a shared reading scheme – the #NapierBigRead – the Publishing staff and Postgraduate students at Edinburgh Napier University are working together to encourage a sense of community and belonging that transcends disciplines and year groups.... Read More about The University as a Community: Cross-Campus Shared Reading.

Minding Their Own Business: Penguin in Southern Africa (2018)
Journal Article
McCleery, A. (2018). Minding Their Own Business: Penguin in Southern Africa. Journal of Southern African Studies, 44(3), 507-519. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2018.1452420

The title of this essay is taken from the 1975 Penguin African Library revised edition of Antony Martin’s ‘Minding Their Own Business: Zambia’s Struggle against Western Control’. This article exploits archival evidence to highlight Penguin’s distinct... Read More about Minding Their Own Business: Penguin in Southern Africa.

Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions (2018)
Journal Article
Baverstock, A., Steinitz, J., Webster-Henderson, B., Bryars, L., Cairncross, S., Ennis, L., …McLuckie, C. (2018). Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions. Logos, 29(4), https://doi.org/10.1163/18784712-02904005

Seeking to improve student enrolment, engagement, and retention, Kingston University began a pre-arrival shared reading scheme in 2014–2015, sending a free book to every student about to start at the university and making copies available to staff in... Read More about Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions.

#NapierBigRead (2017)
Digital Artefact
Gray, A. (2017). #NapierBigRead. [website, facebook, instagram, twitter]

Created and manage website. c.2,000 views since creation (Dec 2017) 360º social media portfolio: website, facebook, instagram, twitter www.NapierBigRead.com

Thinking, Doing, Publishing - Pedogical Research on the Go (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, A., Penman, C., & Foster, M. (2017, February). Thinking, Doing, Publishing - Pedogical Research on the Go. Paper presented at Innovations in Teaching and Supporting Learning, Edinburgh Napier University

Joint Presentation with Christine Penman and Monika Foster Available at - http://blogs.napier.ac.uk/teachingfellows/teaching-fellows-conference-2017-2/

Publish and be damned: exploring problem-based learning through the establishment of a University press (2016)
Book Chapter
Gray, A. (2016). Publish and be damned: exploring problem-based learning through the establishment of a University press. In C. Penman, & M. Foster (Eds.), Innovations in Learning and TeachingEdinburgh: Merchiston Publishing

A pedagogic research publication showing new teaching approaches in higher education. This collection of chapters gives voice to academics from different disciplines across Edinburgh Napier University who have all embarked on a quest to question, cha... Read More about Publish and be damned: exploring problem-based learning through the establishment of a University press.

Herding Cats without Taming Tigers. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2015, September). Herding Cats without Taming Tigers. Paper presented at CRLL 2015 Conference - Student Engagement: From Research to Practice, Glasgow Caledonian University

No abstract available.

Live Projects, Risk versus Reward (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2015, July). Live Projects, Risk versus Reward. Paper presented at The Generation and Regeneration of Books, Montreal

The 23rd annual SHARP conference was be held in Longueuil/Montreal (Canada), Tuesday, 7 July, to Friday, 10 July 2015. Hosted by the Groupe de recherches et d'études sur le livre au Québec, the University of Sherbrooke, McGill University and the Bibl... Read More about Live Projects, Risk versus Reward.

100 Years of Magazine Publishing in Scotland (2013)
Exhibition / Performance
Gray, A. 100 Years of Magazine Publishing in Scotland. Exhibited at Scotland. 24 June 2013 - 19 July 2013. (Unpublished)

Scotland wide, 24 June until 19 July 2013

Publishing by Degrees. (2012)
Digital Artefact
Gray, A. (2012). Publishing by Degrees. [website]

Created and manage public website. Monthly views c.1,400 www.publishingdegree.co.uk