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 ÔÇ£Big Data and Social ChangeÔÇØ, Information School, University of Sheffield. Founding Member, Open Data Manchester. Frequent public speaker. Co-Author, Researching Social Media (forthcoming).