Professor Emma Bond is Director of Research and Head of the Graduate School at the University of Suffolk. She is Professor of Socio-Technical Research and also Director of the Suffolk Institute of Social and Economic Research (SISER). Emma is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has over 16 years teaching experience on social science undergraduate and post-graduate courses and extensive research experience focusing on online risk and vulnerable groups.
Emma’s research interests focus on the everyday interactions between people, society and technology and she is especially interested in developing both innovative and accessible methodologies in research which foster meaningful participation with marginalised groups. She is internationally renowned for her work on online and social media environments and she is currently an invited member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Health Literacy in Childhood and Adolescence (HCLA) Consortium in Germany. She was the leading expert in the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) publication specification and guidelines for service providers on the provision of information services to young children in close collaboration with Governments and NGO’s; children’s charities, service providers and industry stakeholders in London, Brussels and Nice and she is a member of the Expert Advisory Group for Internet Matters.
Her research on virtual environments, mobile technologies and risk has attracted much national and international acclaim and she has been interviewed for BBC Breakfast; ITV; The Today Programme on Radio 4; Woman’s Hour on Radio 4; Channel 4s Sex Education Show and for various national media channels in the UK, America and Canada.
If you would like to know more about Emma’s work, please check out Childhood, Mobile Technologies and Everyday Experiences by Emma Bond