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


Dr. Paolo Dini

Associate Professorial Research Fellow

Active Projects: EINS


Dr. Leslie Haddon

Senior Research Fellow

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

Sam Mejias

Dr Sam Mejias

Research Officer, Catch-EyoU Project 

Human rights education

Youth, media and development

International educational development

Micropolitics and organisational change


Dr Antonella Passani

Research Officer

Active project:

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


Dr Mariya Stoilova

Digital technologies, well-being, and family support

Social change and transformations of intimate life

Citizenship and social inequalities


Dr. Shenja van der Graaf

Research Officer,

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