Research Essentials

Perspectives on an academic environment: a collaborative blog by Gill Clough & Rebecca Ferguson

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Social Technologies, Cyber-Bullying and Age

January 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Facebook first became popular with young people of university age. They use it to co-ordinate their social lives, alongside mobile phones, to share photos and generally add an extra dimension to the fun side of being at uni. There are more ways in which it can be used, but I think that remains the basis. […]

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Facebook as a cure for the pitfalls of thesis writing

August 4th, 2008 · No Comments

My Facebook usage has diminished as my Twitter usage has grown. However just recently one of my other circles of friends has “discovered” facebook and this has got me back into it again. I’m now nearing the end (I hope!) of writing up my PhD thesis. Eileen (one of my supervisors) said early on that […]

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Facebook – a positive angle

April 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

In the light of all these reports about the dangers of information availability on the net, I decided to share a recent experience. I received a letter addressed to somebody else at my home address.┬áThe name of the addressee was hidden in the little envelope window so I opened it. It was an invoice for […]

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