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Professor Andy Phippen

Visiting Professor and Head, Centre for Digital Rights

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Professor Andy Phippen

Research Directorate team:

01473 338330

s.raychaudhuri@uos.ac.uk

Andy Phippen is a professor of social responsibility in Information Technology at the University of Plymouth and is a Visiting Professor at the University of Suffolk. He has specialised in the use of ICTs in social contexts for over 15 years, carrying out a large amount of grass roots research on issues such as attitudes toward privacy and data protection, internet safety and contemporary issues such as sexting, peer abuse and the impact of digital technology on wellbeing. He has presented written and oral evidence to parliamentary inquiries related to the use of ICTs in society, is widely published in the area, and is a frequent media commentator on these issues.