The Digital Wildfire project: helping young people stay safe online

Learning lessons when social media is misused  The growing use of social media can potentially bring about many benefits but also several risks to young people. The Digital Wildfire project is an exciting, interdisciplinary research study which focuses on how provocative content can rapidly … Continue reading

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Sexual violence, harassment and social media

On 13 July 2016 I spoke at Social Media and Student Accommodation, a one day workshop focussing on how and when to use social media as an aid to promoting and providing successful student accommodation. This was organised by the student housing charity Unipol. … Continue reading

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Protect your team’s Facebook page – and other lessons in information security

Facebook is now ubiquitous in the University, whether used by students to support their studies and social lives, or by staff to further the University’s mission for outreach and public engagement. Yet, as we all should know, engaging in social … Continue reading

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