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Dr Liz Sillence

Associate Professor

Department: Psychology

Liz Sillence Staffprofile Northumbriauniversity255Liz is a Senior Lecturer within the Department of Psychology teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She is a member of the PACT (Psychology and Communication Technologies) Lab - part of the Centre for Cognition and Communication.


  • Computer Studies PhD December 12 2003
  • Design Studies MSc September 01 1998

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Sexual health experiences, knowledge and understanding in low SES female teenagers, McKellar, K., Sillence, E., Smith, M. Jun 2019, In: Journal of Adolescence
  • Digital hoarding behaviours: measurement and evaluation, Neave, N., Briggs, P., McKellar, K., Sillence, E. 18 Feb 2019, In: Computers in Human Behavior
  • Health information work and the enactment of care in couples and families affected by Multiple Sclerosis, Mazanderani, F., Hughes, N., Hardy, C., Sillence, E., Powell, J. 1 Feb 2019, In: Sociology of Health and Illness
  • Technology to Mediate Role Conflict in Motherhood, Thomas, L., Sillence, E., Elsey, V., Simpson, E., Moody, L. 28 Nov 2018, ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2019
  • Buffering against academic loneliness, McLaughlin, C., Sillence, E. 6 Sep 2018, In: Active Learning in Higher Education
  • Digital hoarding behaviours, Sweeten, G., Sillence, E., Neave, N. Aug 2018, In: Computers in Human Behavior
  • Managing Your Health Online, Sillence, E., Briggs, P. 7 Jun 2018, The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology, Oxford University Press
  • From a good death to a better bereavement? The impact of the end of life experience on bereavement adjustment, a thematic analysis, Wakenshaw, C., Sillence, E. 2018, In: Bereavement Care
  • Motivations and stake management in producing YouTube “bro-science” videos for baldness treatment, McNeill, A., Sillence, E. 2018, In: International Journal of Web Based Communities
  • Having faith in the online voice: Exploring contemporary issues of trust, language and advice in the context of e-health, Sillence, E. 21 Dec 2017, In: Linguistik Online

PGR Supervision

  • Lauren Bussey The use and integration of online information in health decision making Start: 01/10/2015
  • Kerry McKellar Developing a brief online sexual health intervention for low Socio Economic Status female teenagers Start: 08/04/2016
  • Emma Kemp Start: 01/10/2017


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