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Prof Pamela Briggs

Professor

Department: Psychology

Pamela Briggs

I hold a Chair in Applied Psychology at Northumbria University and am a Visiting Professor at Newcastle University.  I am a Co-Director of the UK's Centre for Digital Citizens, a £9m collaboration between the Universities of Newcastle, Northumbria, Edinbugh and UCL. My work primarily addresses issues of identity, trust, privacy and security in new social media, with a particular focus on digital inequality. In the last five years, I’ve secured over £2m in research funding, have published over forty articles on digital behaviour and have worked with government and industry to generate social and business impact from this work.  I’m one of the founder members of the UK's Research Institute in Sociotechnical Cybersecurity, funded by the National CyberSecurity Centre (NCSC) in association with UKRI's Global Uncertainty Programme and my most recent research awards address both usable and inclusive privacy and security.   I have contributed to three UK Government Office for Science reports (The Future of Identity; Using Behavioural Insights to Improve the Public’s use of Cyber Security Best Practice and Responsible Use of Data).  I have worked with the European Commission’s High Level Group of Scientific Advisors, contributing to a workshop on Secure Digital Identities as part of the EC’s Scientific Advice Mechanism (Vilnius) and was an invited contributer to a 2021 USAID/UKRI workshop 'Shaping the Future of Inclusive Digital Development'.

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  • Correction to: Exploring digital support for the student transition to university through questionable concepts (Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, (2022), 26, 1, (79-92), 10.1007/s00779-021-01570-z), Thomas, L., Vines, J., Briggs, P. 1 Feb 2022, In: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing
  • Exploring digital support for the student transition to university through questionable concepts, Thomas, L., Vines, J., Briggs, P. 1 Feb 2022, In: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing
  • Exploring the Role of Paradata in Digitally Supported Qualitative Co-Research, Rainey, J., Macfarlane, S., Puussaar, A., Vlachokyriakos, V., Burrows, R., Smeddinck, J., Briggs, P., Montague, K. 29 Apr 2022, CHI '22 , New York, US, ACM
  • Heroes and Hooligans: The Heterogeneity of Video Game Modders, Curtis, J., Oxburgh, G., Briggs, P. 1 Mar 2022, In: Games and Culture
  • Holding Your Hand on the Danger Button: Observing User Phish Detection Strategies Across Mobile and Desktop, Dixon, M., Nicholson, J., Branley-Bell, D., Briggs, P., Coventry, L. 17 Jun 2022, In: Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction
  • The use of digital technologies by people with mild-to-moderate dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic: A positive technology perspective, Talbot, C., Briggs, P. 1 May 2022, In: Dementia
  • Developing and Validating a Behavioural Model of Cyberinsurance Adoption, Branley-Bell, D., Gómez, Y., Coventry, L., Vila, J., Briggs, P. 24 Aug 2021, In: Sustainability
  • ‘Getting back to normality seems as big of a step as going into lockdown’: the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with early to middle stage dementia, Talbot, C., Briggs, P. 1 May 2021, In: Age and Ageing
  • How do Older Adults feel about engaging with Cyber-Security?, Morrison, B., Coventry, L., Briggs, P. 1 Dec 2021, In: Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies
  • Student engagement and barriers to implementation: the view of professional and academic staff, Crabtree, R., Briggs, P., Woratschek, H. 2 Oct 2021, In: Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education

  • Benjamin Morrison A Mixed Methods Approach to Understanding Cyber-Security Vulnerability in the Baby Boomer Population Start Date: 01/10/2017 End Date: 18/11/2020
  • Ruth Crabtree Student Engagement within Higher Education: An Analysis of Staff and Student’s Opinions Beyond Academic Engagement Start Date: 01/10/2016 End Date: 22/10/2020
  • Pirkko Tikka Reading on Small Displays: Reading Performance and Perceived Ease of Reading Start Date: 20/09/2007 End Date: 07/11/2013
  • Amit Naik Information Security Governance: Differences in perceptions of Policymakers and Employees Start Date: 01/01/2015 End Date: 21/01/2022
  • Ruth Crabtree Student Engagement within Higher Education: An Analysis of Staff and Student’s Opinions Beyond Academic Engagement Start Date: 01/10/2016 End Date: 18/11/2020
  • Thanyalak Boonlue Self-Compassion, Psychological Resilience and Social Media Use in Thai and British Higher Education Students Start Date: 01/11/2013 End Date: 24/08/2017

Psychology PhD September 07 1983


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