We use cookies on this site. By browsing our site you agree to our use of cookies. Close this message Find out more

Home > School of Management home > News > Digital Brain Switch: seeking social entrepreneurs for a video and interview study
More in this section General news

Digital Brain Switch: seeking social entrepreneurs for a video and interview study

Posted on 30/09/2013
Digital-Brain-Switch

The Digital Brain Switch (DBS) research project is motivated by the rise of digital communication technologies and their influence on our sense of work-life balance. The central research question to be explored in this project is:

How do modern communications affect our ability to manage transitions across work-life boundaries? Does technology support us to manage transitions more flexibly, creating more permeable boundaries and a less segmented persona, or does it encourage leakage across boundaries and a difficult identity management task? How can we intervene in this process in a way that people find supportive and useful?

Professor Gillian Symon and Petros Chamakiotis from RHUL are exploring these issues in collaboration with researchers from four other British Universities. Their study combines elements from both the Social Sciences and Computing and is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Currently, DBS are looking to recruit Social Entrepreneurs to take part in the first component of their study. This is a great networking opportunity for those wishing to get to know others in the same boat, and contributing to innovative research. The DBS research team invites anyone interested to take a look at the DBS website and get in touch.



   
 
 
 

Comment on this page

Did you find the information you were looking for? Is there a broken link or content that needs updating? Let us know so we can improve the page.

Note: If you need further information or have a question that cannot be satisfied by this page, please call our switchboard on +44 (0)1784 434455.

This window will close when you submit your comment.

Add Your Feedback
Close