Dr Dawn Branley-Bell is a Chartered Psychologist and Innovation Fellow at the Centre for Digital Citizens, Northumbria University. Dawn is also an elected committee member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) Cyberpsychology section, and editorial team member for the Cyberpsychology Bulletin.
Dawn specialises in research around social media use, health and wellbeing and online behaviour. She is particularly interested in online communication around eating disorders, self-harm and suicidal ideation. Other research interests include exploring the positive side of internet usage, cybersecurity, and technology-based interventions to support recovery and/or promote behaviour change.
Position: Innovation Fellow (Centre for Digital Citizens)
Interests: cyberpsychology, health behaviour, online communities, social media, HCI, AI, eating disorders, cybersecurity, ethics of online research, tech for behaviour change