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Social media use and young people’s mental health: ‘chicken and egg’ – or some other conundrum?

November 7, 2018 12:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The connections between social media and young people’s mental health are very much in the news. Professor Liz Twigg, one of our SCDTP Deputy Directors from the University of Portsmouth discusses some questions about this phenomenon and introduces her new MQ funded research into the area.  There are mounting concerns about... Read more


How Digital Communication Transformed Activism

March 21, 2018 3:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Dr Silke Roth is an Associate Professor in Sociology at the University of Southampton, and the Southampton Thematic Cluster Pathway Coordinator for Citizenship, Governance and Security . This blog was written following a teach-out facilitated by the author, and first appeared at: http://southampton.web.ucu.org.uk/2018/03/15/how-digital-communication-transformed-activism/   For the ongoing USS-Strike... Read more