Digital societies

We engage with the role of emerging technologies, data and platforms in contemporary mediated societies. Our work is aligned with connecting societies and culture, one of our grand challenges in research, the living and working in the digital age research priority and the digital innovation research theme. Our research is constantly changing, reflecting the nature of digital mediation in contemporary societies.

Research areas

Our research covers a range of areas, including the role of datafication and platforms, intersections of digital technologies with different facets of the social and uses of digital commuications in relation to wellbeing.