A paper I co-authored with Dr Gemma Webster has been published in Information Research. The paper, “Social Media by Proxy: how older adults work within their ‘social networks’ to engage with social media”, is an output from my previous role
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The 2020 Information Seeking in Context conference is taking place this week and some of my work will be presented. The conference is hosted by the Department of Information Science at the University of Pretoria and will take place as a virtual
I am currently recruiting participants for a research project that investigates how people help or support older adults to use social media accounts. Any help or support you provide to older adults or people with dementia at any age with
Last week was the start of a new academic role for me – that of a research assistant on a Carnegie Trust Research Incentive Grant project. I will be working on this project on a part-time basis for the next six months
Last month, I was notified that a journal paper I wrote has been accepted for publication. The paper, “Blurred reputations: Managing professional and private information online”, was co-authored with my PhD supervisors, Peter Cruickshank, Professor Hazel Hall, and Alistair Lawson.
I have been accepted to present a poster at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology. This year’s event will be held in Washington, DC. It will be my second time attending the conference, and
I have recently started a new Twitter account that is dedicated to my professional or “academic” self (@FrancesRyanPhD). It wasn’t something I was desperate to do, and it isn’t something I’m completely happy about. However, it is something that I