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Liz Dowthwaite

Research Fellow, Faculty of Science


Teaching Summary

Part of the statistics support team for MM4SHP (Studying Human Performance) and MM4ERM (Ergonomics Methods).

Previously support for MM4COG (Cognitive Ergonomics in Design) and MM4HCI (Human Computer Systems)

Research Summary

Currently working as part of UnBias: Emancipating Users Against Algorithmis Biases for a Trusted Digital Economy and various projects under the Digital Economy theme and Horizon Services Campaign.

Completed thesis on crowdfunding in the creative industries, particularly looking at attitudes and motivation, and the roles of altruism and reciprocity in backing behaviour.

Research interests include individual attitudes and behaviour in online crowd systems, including crowdfunding, social media, and citizen science. Especially interested in the roles of incentives and reciprocal motivations for participation; outreach and science communication, especially engaging with young people; and the effects of the online world on psychological well-being.

Recent Publications

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