VIDEO: Expert Woman

Over the summer, I was asked to contribute to the video series 'Expert Women' for MMU Business School, and last week we recorded. We talked about moving from my original research in history, to current research in digital, my plans for research related to social media and cancer, and some of the media work that … Continue reading VIDEO: Expert Woman

World War I, Remembrance Sunday, and the beginnings of ‘dark tourism’

Today marks Remembrance Sunday, a day when the UK and the Commonwealth commemorates the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts. One hundred years ago today, millions of soldiers laid down their weapons and the 11th hour of the 11th day of the … Continue reading World War I, Remembrance Sunday, and the beginnings of ‘dark tourism’

Research Bid: Living with and beyond cancer in a digital age

Along with an independent oncology communications researcher, and colleagues from Manchester Metropolitan University, The University of Manchester, The University of Salford, and The University of Winchester, and in partnership with The Christie, I have just submitted a substantial second-stage bid to Macmillan in response to the Research Grants call on 'the role and impact of peer … Continue reading Research Bid: Living with and beyond cancer in a digital age