A Shared Space & A Space for Sharing


Researching online sharing by people in extreme circumstances.

A Shared Space & A Space for Sharing

What information do people from difficult and dangerous circumstances share online?

What does this teach us about how trust and empathy are established and maintained in online relationships? And what can all of this tell us about sharing, trust and empathy in the offline world?

Space for Sharing Conference Overview

Space for Sharing Conference Overview

The ‘A Shared Space and a Space for Sharing’ end of project conference took place at the Wellcome Collection (London) in 2017. The conference brought together the six project teams and stakeholders to discuss individual project findings; cross-cutting themes; and a transdisciplinary understanding

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A Shared Space & A Space for Sharing

A Space for Sharing Play

Sheffield theatre company Dead Earnest present a performance based on the real experiences of women living with breast cancer who use the web to share information and experiences about their illness.

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About the Project

‘A Shared Space and a Space for Sharing’ is an innovative research project that aims to answer these questions. The project explores the online relationships and behaviour of people affected by: natural disasters, life-threatening, terminal and chronic illnesses, organ and tissue donation, emotional distress, illicit drug use.

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About the Project

News & Events

The third Advisory Panel meeting for the Space for Sharing project was hosted by the University of Sheffield Information School on Friday 3rd February 2017. As well as providing an environment for Advisory Panel and Project Team Members to discuss individual Research

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News & Events


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Dr Vanesa Pupuvac
Lead investigator for research area: Disasters and Humanitarian Crises
 
Prof. Heather Draper
Lead investigator for research area: Organ and Tissue Donation
 
Dave Boothroyd Slider
Lead investigator for research area: Illicit Drug Use
 
Dr. Julie Brownlie
This Lead investigator for research area: Emotional Distress
 
Dr. Nishanth Sastry
This Lead investigator for research area: Social Media Data Sets
 
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