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Organization: Swansea University(Academic)
Dr. Panayiota Tsatsou graduated from the University of Athens with a BA Honours degree in Political Science. She completed her Master of Arts in Political Science at the University of Birmingham, and her Master of Science and PhD in Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London.
She researches the areas of information society, Internet studies, digital divides, new media policy and regulation, new media and civic participation, new media and children, new media and gender, and digital ecosystems. Her research work examines various phenomena in relation to new media technologies, with an emphasis on regulation and policy creation, as well as on the role of ordinary people (e.g. citizens, women, children) as new media/Internet users and actors in the information society. Her publications aim to report on innovative and evidence-based solutions to issues arising in the information society.
She has recently conducted an AHRC funded research project on digital inclusion and minority communities in Wales and is currently involved in a British Academy funded research on digital identity, literacy and economy in Wales. She is involved in the COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Programme and collaborates with researchers from across Europe in the areas of broadband society and cyberbullying. In addition, she has been involved for several years in various European research networks and has been involved in a number of European research projects on information and communication technologies and their complex socio-cultural and policy ramifications.