Lisa is a senior researcher currently working on a Digital Economy Research Centre (DERC) project about improving volunteering services in the North East. Lisa is interested in social media use, identity management online, technologies for ageing and reminiscence, and community psychology. Lisa obtained a BA (Hons) Psychology from the University of Sheffield in 2004, and went on to complete an MSc in Environmental Psychology at the University of Surrey in 2006. She joined the Psychology and Communication Technology (PaCT) research group at Northumbria University in 2008, working on her PhD which explored perceptions of Location-Based Services- completed in 2011. She has since worked on the multidisciplinary research project ‘IMPRINTS’, which asked about the influences on UK and US publics to engage and/or disengage with identity management practices, services and technologies of the future. She has also worked on the 'ReelLives' project, exploring the digital data underpinning personhood.

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Lisa is a senior researcher currently working on a Digital Economy Research Centre (DERC) project about improving volunteering services in the North East. Lisa is interested in social media use, identity management online, technologies for ageing and reminiscence, and community psychology. Lisa obtained a BA (Hons) Psychology from the University of Sheffield in 2004, and went on to complete an MSc in Environmental Psychology at the University of Surrey in 2006. She joined the Psychology and Communication Technology (PaCT) research group at Northumbria University in 2008, working on her PhD which explored perceptions of Location-Based Services- completed in 2011. She has since worked on the multidisciplinary research project ‘IMPRINTS’, which asked about the influences on UK and US publics to engage and/or disengage with identity management practices, services and technologies of the future. She has also worked on the 'ReelLives' project, exploring the digital data underpinning personhood.