Postgraduate Research Student
|Postgraduate Research Student in the Department of Sociology|
I am a first-year PhD student in the Department of Sociology and joined the Department in 2022. Before that, I completed the MSc in Digital Society programme from the University of Edinburgh (2020-2021) and the MA in Political Science programme from Kobe University (2015-2017). I also worked at IBM as an IT specialist for three years.
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Field of Study
My research area is digital ageing. I am interested in the use of social media by older adults. I will use mixed research methods and combine visual and computational approaches to analyse social media data. I am supervised by Professor Tiago Moreira and Dr Kimberly Jamie.
- Health and Social Theory Research Group
- Digital ageing
- Social media research
- Digital sociology
- Digital health
- Qualitative and quantitative method
- Visual method