Bridgette Wessels

Professor of Sociology at Newcastle University, UK

Bridget is Professor of Sociology at Newcastle University, UK. Her research focuses on social change and digital culture across a range of social domains. Her RCUK and EU funded projects include: e-services, telehealth, mobile communication, digital creative sector and mobility and transport. She has been on advisory boards for the EU, UK government, the Association of South East Asia nations, and the Consumer Action Network, Australia, and the EU e-Forum Privacy Group, including the EU ICT–China programme.

Her books include Exploring Social Change: process and context (2014, Palgrave), The Cultural Dynamics of the Innovation of New Media (2011, VDM Verlag), Understanding the Internet; a socio-cultural perspective (2010, Palgrave), Mediating Europe: new media, mass communication, and the European Public Sphere (ed. 2009, Berghahn), Inside the Digital Revolution: policing and changing communication with the public (2007,  Ashgate), Information and Joining up Services (2002, Policy Press). Her book Open Data and Knowledge Society is going into press with Amsterdam University Press.

Sharing Mobilities keynote: Virtually Sharing Mobilities: imagining and networking shared spaces of mobility? Bridgette will give her keynote November 30rd at 13:30-14:30

 

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