Dr Sonia Liff
Former Visiting Fellow
Sonia Liff is currently a Reader in Industrial Relations and Organisational Behaviour at Warwick Business School, Warwick University. She was previously employed by Aston and Loughborough Universities. She has researched and published in the fields of gender and employment; technical change and occupational and skill needs; and equality and diversity policies and practices. More recently, research interests have focused on social inclusion and internet use. She has been undertaking projects and writing on internet use and participation in real (cybercafes and community technology centres) and virtual (community websites) public spaces and on changing patterns of internet use by men and women. This has included editing a special issue of New Media & Society on cybercafes in 2003.
public access places, community networks, social inclusion in the Information Society, gender and Internet use
Positions held at the OII
- Research Associate, March 2006 – September 2009
- Visiting Fellow, October 2003 – October 2004
Participants: Professor William H. Dutton, Dr Victoria Nash, Dr Sonia Liff, Professor Stephen Coleman
Achieving a deeper understanding of the nature, extent and potential of civil society groups' participation in the 2003 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and ICT policy making by establishing a cross-sector academic / practitioner dialogue.
24 November 2006
This interactive workshop will seek to gain feedback on the first two Oxford Internet Surveys (OxIS), conducted in 2003 and 2005, with a view to informing the design of the next survey, scheduled for spring 2007.
24 April 2006
Summary to come.
22 March 2006
This event is limited to invited participants only.
10 December 2004
Summary to come.