Researchers

Alicia Blum-Ross

Dr. Alicia Blum-Ross

ESRC Fellow

  • Youth and community media
  • Ethnographic research including visual, virtual and creative methods
  • Citizenship and civic participation
  • Media and critical literacy
  • Participatory design and community innovation
 
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Dr. Paolo Dini

Associate Professorial Research Fellow

Active Projects: EINS | OpenLaws.eu

  • The relation of social, economic and political theory to bottom-up socio-economic phenomena.
  • Epistemology and interdisciplinarity
  • The social construction of technology
 

Dr. Leslie Haddon

Senior Research Fellow

Working with Professor Sonia Livingstone on the EU Kids Online research project

 
Sharif Labo

Sharif Labo

Research Officer, Digital Intermediaries

  • New media and technology
  • The impact of digital intermediaries and platforms on traditional public interest concerns such as media plurality. 
 
Sam Mejias

Dr Sam Mejias

Research Officer, Catch-EyoU

  • Human rights education
  • Youth, media and development
  • International educational development
  • Micropolitics and organisational change
 
Antonella-Passani

Dr Antonella Passani

Research Officer, OpenLaws.eu

  • ICT-supported innovation processes for local development
  • (Digital) Social Innovation
  • Participative processes and methods
  • Social impact assessment of research projects
  • Visual anthropology, self-representation, representation of diversity
 
Julian Sefton Green

Dr. Julian Sefton-Green

Principal Research Fellow

Working with Professor Sonia Livingstone on 'The Class'  research project

 
catherine speller

Catherine Speller - Research Officer (maternity cover for Emma Goodman)

Catherine Speller joined the Media Policy Project in October 2015. Before that she worked as a consultant, writing a report for UNESCO and the European Commission about self-regulatory media councils in South East Europe, and travelling to Rwanda to advise the country’s nascent media council. She previously spent seven years at the UK Press Complaints Commission, including as Head of External Affairs, where she specialised in communications and public affairs. She has also worked for Panos London and English PEN.

 
MariyaStoilova

Dr Mariya Stoilova

Research Officer, Preparing for a Digital Future

  • Digital technologies, well-being, and family support
  • Social change and transformations of intimate life
  • Citizenship and social inequalities
 
Shenja_Van_Der_Graaf

Dr. Shenja van der Graaf

Research Officer, OpenLaws.eu

  • Expert and user cultures
  • Integration of new technologies into society
  • Mediation of social and economic life, theoretical perspectives
  • (Personal, open, linked) data, commons, commodification, ethics
  • Software/code market, legitimate vulnerability, institutional corruption
 

 

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