Connected Nation blog

Each week from October through to December 2015, we will be featuring a new story written by a researcher on their work supported by the Research Councils. We hope that these stories give you a sense of how research is contributing to making the UK a safer, more trustworthy and more enjoyable place to live in a digital and connected world. In such a short space of time, we can only show a tiny snapshot of all the great work that we are supporting. However we hope that these stories encourage you to find out more about how research could help you and to follow us or contribute to the conversation at #ConnectedNationUK.

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Professor Terrence Fernando, Director of the THINKlab.

Alexa Spence is Assistant Professor, School of Psychology at the University of Nottingham.

Tara Douglas recently completed a PhD at the Centre for Digital Entertainment, an EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training.

Andrew McPherson is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Digital Music, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London.

Professor Brendan Walker: Director of Aerial; Principal Research Fellow, Horizon Digital Economy Research institute, University of Nottingham; and broadcaster.

Gillian Youngs is Professor of Digital Economy at the University of Brighton.

Sergio Alvarez-Teleña is Head of Global Strategies & Data Science at BBVA and CEO at inSCIghts, and a former student at the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Financial Computing at UCL.

Alexandros Gouvatsos is a Research Engineer at the Centre for Digital Entertainment, an EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training.

Professor Desmond Higham is 1966 Chair of Numerical Analysis in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Strathclyde.

Madeline Balaam, Lecturer in the School of Computing Science specialising in interaction design for healthcare, education and wellbeing, Newcastle University.

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