Our research students

This page lists our current PhD students by surname, and contains links to their web profiles. Select the options below to filter by research group.


Digital societies

Health informatics


Information retrieval

Information systems

Information, knowledge, and innovation management

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Name Research Supervisor(s) Email
Andrews, Penny CS 'Faffing about': gatekeepers, values and flows in research sharing infrastructures

Stephen Pinfield, Andrew Cox

Barber, Laura The perceived efficacy of online, blended, and face-to-face teaching methods of Information Literacy within Higher Education institutions Sheila WebberPam McKinney LDBarber1@sheffield.ac.uk
Bonne, Marc Educational games and their impact on mathematics anxiety in University students

Sheila Webber, Frank Hopfgartner

Chen, Xuanning Information Behaviours Angela Lin, Sheila Webber XChen158@sheffield.ac.uk
Edwards, Victoria What are the key influences in the quality control of bibliographic metadata for e-books in UK academic libraries? Peter Stordy, Stephen Pinfield VEEdwards2@sheffield.ac.uk
Grace, Dan Creating a convivial library: crisis, the commons and community resilience

Andrew Cox, Jo Bates

Higman, Rosie Open Access and the Role of the National Library

Stephen Pinfield, Laura Sbaffi, Torsten Reimer

Hodson, Stefan P. Investigating information literacy in the Civil Service workplace Pam McKinneySheila Webber SPHodson1@sheffield.ac.uk
Hoodless, Catherine Subject v. functional: the relationship between changing organisational structures and the transformation of academic libraries and the profession of librarianship

Stephen Pinfield, Andrew Cox

McKenna-Aspell, Jo Are public libraries essential or critical? A study of public perceptions of public libraries in England, in the context of outdated legislation and austerity from 2010 to 2021 Briony Birdi, Kate Dommett (Politics) JMcKenna-Aspell1@sheffield.ac.uk
Newcomb, Molly

Briony Birdi, Anna Barton (English)

Sahhari, Khulud The UK Public Libraries' Strategies of Serving A Multicultural Society: The Arab Community as a Case Study Briony Birdi, Lucy Mayblin (Sociological Studies) KASahhari1@sheffield.ac.uk
Tramantza, Evanthia Information literacy skills teaching and its impact on the employability of engineering students in the University of Surrey.

Sheila Webber, Panayiotis Ketikedis (SEERC)

Webster, Jon The history, development and cultural impact of libraries in the North Riding of Yorkshire  1775-1914

Briony Birdi