Research Fellow, Social Sciences
University of Sheffield
BA in Media and Cultural Studies, Staffordshire University; PhD in Media Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University. Formerly: Assistant Professor, University of Leicester; Research Associate, Loughborough University; Research Fellow, Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change, Open University. Research focus: researching social media, crisis communication, visual communication, data journalism, open data, citizen engagement. Currently, Research Fellow, examining Big Data and Social Change, Information School, University of Sheffield. Founding Member, Open Data Manchester. Frequent public speaker. Co-Author, Researching Social Media (forthcoming).