Digital Society & Economy

Latest News

Browse our latest events, project highlights and blog posts below. If you would like to feature your work on our page, please email digital-irts@glasgow.ac.uk.

EVENT | Combining Digital and Non-Digital Approaches for Discussing Place

Friday, 18th November 2022, 12:00 – 13:00 (online)

In this workshop, Dr Alexander Wilson (University of Newcastle) will discuss new approaches and technologies for enabling people to express themselves and fully participate in discussions about place. [read more...]

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT | Public space CCTV

Members of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR) undertook a large scale national survey of CCTV provision in Scotland 13 years ago and now, a new team of SCCJR-affiliated researchers, led by Dr. Janos Mark Szakolczai (PI), seek to map current provisions and future directions in public space surveillance [read more]

What Digital Society & Economy Means to Me

Watch these short videos from our theme leaders and discover what the Digital Society & Economy theme means to them and their research.

Digital Society & Economy to me...

Bridgette Wessels

Bridgette is Professor of Social Inequalities with her main expertise in Digital Society. Examples of her areas of research, which has impact embedded in it, include social exclusion and digital divides, financial exclusion and the e-economy, social media and political inequality, health inequalities and telehealth, welfare services and (digital) identity, local journalism and inclusion and e-policing, ethnicity and communities. Bridgette has also contributed to research policy by informing strategy, the development of research programmes, and providing recommendations to UKRI, EU and NSF funders.

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Digital Society & Economy to me...

David Flynn

David is a Professor of Cyber Physical Systems. Examples of his research interests include, Data Humanism for an inclusive energy transition, Digitalisation for improved operational and planning decision support for critical infrastructure and services, and scalable and trustworthy autonomous assistants for industry and societal.

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Digital Society & Economy to me...

Dominic Chalmers

Dominic is a Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. His research has been published in leading journals, including the Financial Times 50-ranked Journal of Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice. He is part of a €4.5 million Horizon 2020 project that examines the legitimisation of new technologies, including the bio-economy and digital platforms. Dominic's current research includes examining emerging digital entrepreneurship trends such as blockchain and multi-sided platforms.

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Lavinia Hirsu

Lavinia is a specialist in rhetoric and writing studies, holding a PhD in Composition, Literacy and Culture from Indiana University and an MA in TESOL/ Applied Linguistics from Iowa State. Her research is transdisciplinary, bringing together strands from digital literacies, social inclusion and integration, rhetoric and composition, and translingualism and translingual pedagogy. Lavinia's work has appeared in Computers and Composition and JAEPL: The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning and I am currently involved in a series of projects with professional and public impact.

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