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Welcome to the Suffolk Research Blog

The Suffolk Research Blog is a space for all research-active staff and anyone else interested in maximising research impact in any discipline to share their current work. 

Our research makes a real difference to people’s lives and influences policy and society as well as informing the teaching that we deliver. The blog will showcase news, research events, good practice, and the latest research at the University of Suffolk.

If you would like to contribute or have ideas for the blog, please contact the Suffolk Research Blog Team at research@uos.ac.uk. We warmly welcome research-focused contributions.

The views and opinions expressed in this blog are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the University of Suffolk.

The Suffolk Research Blog has been supported by the University of Suffolk Foundation Board.

10 December 2019   - Olumide
Written by Sian Cook. According to the UK Consumer Digital Index 2019 (CDI) approximately 11.9 million adults, 22% of the UK population, lack essential digital skills needed to benefit from the digital world (see Figure 1). A further 6 million adults (11%) cannot turn on a ...
10 December 2019   - Sue
Written by Jennifer Coe and Dr Rachel Grenfell-Essam. We are excited to announce that the University of Suffolk has recently launched a new student journal – the Journal of Suffolk Student Research.What is the Journal of Suffolk Student Research?The ...
30 June 2019   - Olumide
Written by Prof Emma Bond, Prof Andy Phippen, and Katie Tyrrell. University responsibilities for online safeguarding are only recently becoming recognised across the sector, even though more general safeguarding responsibilities have been long established. The launch of the Universities UK (...
16 May 2019   - Adam
Written by Professor Peter Cochrane.Human progress over the past 50 years has arguably eclipsed all that has gone before in terms of discovery, creativity, knowledge, understanding and physical capabilities to create and build almost anything. Even more remarkable is that ...
20 February 2019   - Olumide
Written by Visiting Professor Andy Phippen. On February 5th this month I was lucky enough to attend and give a keynote speech at the University of Suffolk for their Safer Internet Day Conference – Digital Differences: A Safer Internet for Whom?. ...
20 February 2019   - Olumide
Written by Visiting Professor Peter Cochrane OBE. Every now and again serendipity draws me into something new, unusual and exciting. And so it was, that following my previous blog on the Truth Engine I received an invitation to become an ...
18 January 2019   - Olumide
Written by Jerome Atutornu. As an early career researcher, I am attracted to the transformative potential of research. Similar to pragmatists such as Richard Rorty and Patrick Baert, I am interested in moving beyond faithful description of phenomena to research ...
14 December 2018   - Olumide
Written by Andreea Tocca, Dr Olumide Adisa, and Katie Tyrell. The University of Suffolk was selected to take part in this year’s Festival of Social Science, run by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Now in its sixteenth ...
19 November 2018   - Olumide
Written by Katie Tyrrell, and Sarah Ali, Student Digital Ambassador. Technology is facilitating changes in our interactions with one another, enabling the strengthening of offline connections and building social capital (Steinfield et al., 2008; Subrahmanyam et al., 2008), however the internet also ...

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