Publications

Social Media Datasets

Joglekar, S., Sastry, N., & Redi, M. (2017). Like at First Sight: Understanding User Engagement with the World of Microvideos. In International Conference on Social Informatics (pp. 237–256). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67217-5_15
Karamshuk, D., Lokot, T., Pryymak, O., & Sastry, N. (2016). Identifying Partisan Slant in News Articles and Twitter During Political Crises. In International Conference on Social Informatics (pp. 257–272). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47880-7_16
Karamshuk, D., Pupavac, M., Shaw, F., Brownlie, J., Pupavac, V., & Sastry, N. (2017). Towards Transdisciplinary Collaboration between Computer and Social Scientists: Initial Experiences and Reflections. In X. Fu, J.-D. Luo, & M. Boos (Eds.), Social network analysis: interdisciplinary approaches and case studies (pp. 21–40).
Karamshuk, D., Shaw, F., Brownlie, J., & Sastry, N. (2017). Bridging big data and qualitative methods in the social sciences: A case study of Twitter responses to high profile deaths by suicide. Online Social Networks and Media, 1, 33–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.OSNEM.2017.01.002
Magdy, W., Elkhatib, Y., Tyson, G., Joglekar, S., & Sastry, N. (2017). Fake it till you make it. In Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining 2017 - ASONAM ’17 (pp. 497–504). Sidney, Australia: ACM Press. https://doi.org/10.1145/3110025.3110075
Tyson, G., Elkhatib, Y., Sastry, N., & Uhlig, S (2015). Are people really social in porn 2.0? In Proceedings of the Ninth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (pp. 436–444). Oxford, UK. Retrieved from http://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/ICWSM/ICWSM15/paper/download/10511/10526
Tyson, G., Elkhatib, Y., Sastry, N., & Uhlig, S. (2016). Measurements and Analysis of a Major Adult Video Portal. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, 12(2), 1–25. https://doi.org/10.1145/2854003
Venkatadri, G., Goga, O., Zhong, C., Viswanath, B., Gummadi, K. P., & Sastry, N. (2016). Strengthening Weak Identities Through Inter-Domain Trust Transfer. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW ’16 (pp. 1249–1259). Montréal, Québec, Canada: ACM Press. https://doi.org/10.1145/2872427.2883015
Zhong, C., Chan, H., Karamshuk, D., Lee, D., & Sastry, N. (2017). Wearing Many (Social) Hats: How Different are Your Different Social Network Personae? In The 11th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM). Montreal, Canada.
Zhong, C., Kourtellis, N., & Sastry, N. (2016). Pinning Alone? A Study of the Role of Social Ties on Pinterest. In Proceedings of the Tenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2016) (pp. 751–754). cologne, Germany. Retrieved from http://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/ICWSM/ICWSM16/paper/download/13169/12833

Disasters and Humanitarian Crises

Karamshuk, D., Pupavac, M., Shaw, F., Brownlie, J., Pupavac, V., & Sastry, N. (2017). Towards Transdisciplinary Collaboration between Computer and Social Scientists: Initial Experiences and Reflections. In X. Fu, J.-D. Luo, & M. Boos (Eds.), Social network analysis: interdisciplinary approaches and case studies (pp. 21–40).

Life-Threatening, Life-Shortening, and Long-Term Conditions

Bath, P., & Ellis, J. (2015, July 21). Save your outrage: online cancer fakers may be suffering a different kind of illness. The Conversation. Available from http://theconversation.com/save-your-outrage-online-cancer-fakers-may-be-suffering-a-different-kind-of-illness-44277
Hargreaves, S., Bath, P. A., Duffin, S., & Ellis, J. (2018). Sharing and Empathy in Digital Spaces: Qualitative Study of Online Health Forums for Breast Cancer and Motor Neuron Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(6), e222. https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.9709
Lovatt, M., Bath, P. A., & Ellis, J. (2017). Development of Trust in an Online Breast Cancer Forum: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(5), e175. https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.7471
Richardson, J., Bath, P., Ellis, J., & Lovatt, M. (2015). A Shared Space and a Space for Sharing: Online Health Forums & Digital Exclusion. Blog, Good Things Foundation. Available from https://www.goodthingsfoundation.org/news-and-blogs/blog/shared-space-and-space-sharing-online-health-forums-digital-exclusion

Conference presentations

Bath, P.A., Ellis, J., Hargreaves, S., & Lovatt, M. Empathy, Sharing and Support Among Users of a Forum for People with MND. 27th International Symposium on ALS/MND. Dublin. 2016.
Ellis, J., Lovatt, M., & Bath, P. A. Online sharing and support among users of an MND forum. 26th International Symposium on ALS/MND. Orlando, Florida. 2016.
Ellis, J., & Bath, P. A. Information sharing among people and carers of people with a terminal, life- threatening or chronic illness. 17th International Symposium on Health Information Management Research (ISHIMR). York, UK. 2015.
Hargreaves, S., Bath, P. A., Duffin, S., Ellis, J., & Lovatt, M. Empathy and Sharing in Online Forums for People with Two Long-Term Conditions Oxford International Health Conference 2017. Oxford.
Hargreaves, S., Bath, P, A., Duffin, S., Ellis, J. & Lovatt, M. Empathy and Trust Among People with MND Sharing Information, Experiences and Emotions in an Online Discussion Forum. 28th International Symposium on ALS/MND. Boston, MA, USA. 2017.

Organ and Tissue Donation

Moorlock, G. (2015). Directed altruistic living donation: what is wrong with the beauty contest? Journal of Medical Ethics, 41(11), 875–879. https://doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2014-102230
Moorlock, G., & Draper, H. (2018). Empathy, social media, and directed altruistic living organ donation. Bioethics, 32(5), 289–297. https://doi.org/10.1111/bioe.12438
Conference presentations
Moorlock, G. and Draper, H., Trust, empathy and the ethics of advertising online for living donors. British Transplantation Society Congress, Bournemouth, March 2015.
Moorlock, G. and Draper, H., No harm in asking? Ethical, Legal and Psychosocial Aspects of Transplantation (ELPAT) Congress, Rome, April 2016.
Moorlock, G., What’s wrong with the beauty contest? Invited speaker, Ethical, Legal and Psychosocial Aspects of Transplantation (ELPAT) Congress. Rome 2016.
Moorlock, G. and Draper, H., Trust and Risk in Publicly Solicited Living Organ Donation (Poster), British Transplantation Society Congress, Harrogate, 2017.
Moorlock, G., Beauty Contests and Directed Altruistic Donation, invited speaker, Boundaries, Bodies, Borders: The Global Exchange of Human Body Parts, Leeds, May 2017.

Illicit Drug Use

Boothroyd, D., & Lewis, S. (2016a). Online Drug Scenes and Harm Reduction from Below as Phronesis. Contemporary Drug Problems, 43(3), 293–307. https://doi.org/10.1177/0091450916654266
Boothroyd, D., & Lewis, S. (2016b). Rethinking evidence in online social drug use research. In A. O’Gorman, G. R. Potter, & J. Fountain (Eds.), Evidence in European social drug research and drug policy (pp. 69–84). Pabst Science, Lengerich. Retrieved from http://eprints.lincoln.ac.uk/24653/

Conference papers and invited talks

Boothroyd, D. & Lewis, S. Who’s data, or whose data? Researching online drug culture. European Society for Social Drug Research, Glasgow 2015.
Boothroyd, D. Boothroyd, D. & Lewis, S. The mediation of drug culture: Emergent digital networks of drugs ‘expertise’ and user-generated drugs knowledge as a form ‘practical wisdom Contemporary Drug Problems/European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Lisbon, 2015.
Boothroyd, D. & Lewis, S. Mediation, individuation and encounter in digital milieus NECS, Potsdam 2015. (This was a project-related related media theory paper).
Boothroyd, D. & Lewis, S. The one, the two and the many: the ethico-politics of individuation and encounter in participatory digital milieus. Political Agency in the Digital Age: Media, Participation and Democracy Conference, Copenhagen Business School (2016).
Boothroyd, D. & Lewis, S. Flat ontologies’ and the world(s) of drugs: how are drug problems constituted, or, what constitutes a ‘drug problem’? Contemporary Drug Problems, Helsinki, 2017.
Boothroyd, D. & Lewis, S. Empathogens and empathy: the online life of drug culture and the ends of prohibition Invited Keynote. Theorising the Drug War Conference Essex University Centre for Law and Human Rights (2017).

Emotional Distress

Brownlie, J. (2017). Spaces for sharing? Challenges of providing emotional support online. Centre for Research on Families and Relationships Research Briefing 89. Available from www.crfr.ac.uk
Brownlie, J. (2018). Looking out for each other online: Digital outreach, emotional surveillance and safe(r) spaces. Emotion, Space and Society, 27, 60–67. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.EMOSPA.2018.02.001
Brownlie, J., & Shaw, F. (n.d.). Samaritans digital: present and future. Research summary of a study of trust and empathy in online support. Available from https://www.samaritans.org/sites/default/files/kcfinder/files/Samaritans summary report - Trust and empathy in online support.pdf
Brownlie, J., & Shaw, F. (2016). Samaritans Digital: present and future initial findings from a study of trust and empathy in online support. Full report. Samaritans: UK
Brownlie, J., & Shaw, F. (2017). Samaritans Digital: Present and future Initial findings from a study of trust and empathy in online support. Samaritans: Uk
Brownlie, J., & Shaw, F. (2018). Empathy Rituals: Small Conversations about Emotional Distress on Twitter. Sociology. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038038518767075
Karamshuk, D., Pupavac, M., Shaw, F., Brownlie, J., Pupavac, V., & Sastry, N. (2017). Towards Transdisciplinary Collaboration between Computer and Social Scientists: Initial Experiences and Reflections. In X. Fu, J.-D. Luo, & M. Boos (Eds.), Social network analysis: interdisciplinary approaches and case studies (pp. 21–40).
Karamshuk, D., Shaw, F., Brownlie, J., & Sastry, N. (2017). Bridging big data and qualitative methods in the social sciences: A case study of Twitter responses to high profile deaths by suicide. Online Social Networks and Media, 1, 33–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.OSNEM.2017.01.002

Conference papers and invited talks

Brownlie, J. (2016) Conceptualising Online Trust and Empathy. Invited talk, Cornell University Social Media Lab.
Shaw, F. and Brownlie, J. (2016) The Role of Empathy in Socially Mediated Responses to Suicide on Twitter CrossRoads Conference Paper, University of Sydney.
Brownlie, J. and Jamieson, L. (2016) Imagining Jo: Virtual Trust and Empathy. American Sociological Association Conference, Seattle.
Brownlie, J. and Shaw, F. (2015) Under and over sharing Emotional Geographies Conference Edinburgh University, Edinburgh.
Brownlie, J. and Shaw, F. (2015) The Ethics of Digital Outreach: Researching Social Media and Suicide Apps. Fifth Annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics. Chicago.