Our projects explore the societal implications and social uses of technologies.
Privacy Value Networks (PVNETS)
Researchers: Adam Joinson, Mina Vasalou, Dave Houghton
An EPSRC and ESRC study investigating the use of personal information by organizations, and the management of privacy in social network sites.
- Website: www.pvnets.org
- Project partners: Oxford Internet Institute, University of St. Andrews, UCL, University of Bath, Consult Hyperion
Shades of grey
Researchers: Dawn Eubanks, Chloe Zhang, Adam Joinson
An EPSRC funded project looking at how deception and covert behaviour is leaked through physical movement.
Researchers:Adam Joinson, Niki Panteli, Dawn Eubanks, Leon Watts, James Dove
A UK Government funded project looking at how people join virtual communities, and the roles they adopt in communities.
Innovation processes and Web 2.0
Researchers: Niall Piercy, Chris Archer-Brown, Adam Joinson
A UK Government funded project that focuses on the level of influence certain posts generate within online communities and how this affects the reaction to innovation ideas.
Social games for conflict resolution based on natural interactions (Siren)
Researchers: Adam Joinson, Mina Vasalou, Gordon Ingram
This EU project is looking at how a collaborative game can be used to aid conflict resolution amongst school aged children.
- Website: www.sirenproject.eu
- Project partners: National Technical University of Athens, IT University of Copenhagen, INESC-ID, Serious Games Interactive, University of California, University of Bath
Researchers: Adam Joinson
A DSTL funded project investigating deception detection in online environments
Identifying and undermining leaders
Researchers: Adam Joinson, James Dove, Samantha Richardon plus Penn State University, Warwick University
A two year international project funded by the UK and US Governments looking at how (and why) leaders make errors, how they can be identified online, and what factors might encourage leaders to derail
Researchers: Adam Joinson, Simon Jones, James Dove
A 6-month UK Government funded project investigating social roles in ideological communities
Ideology, rhetoric and online groups
Researchers: Adam Joinson, Irene McGinn
UK Government funded research looking at the formation of unifying ideologies in multi-nation online communities