Jiaxun Li

MA in New Media, University of Leeds, UK

Department of Sociological Studies

PhD Student

jli141@sheffield.ac.uk

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Jiaxun Li
Department of Sociological Studies
Elmfield Building
Northumberland Road
Sheffield
S10 2TU
Profile

I joined the Department of Sociological Studies in 2017 as a PhD researcher, having completed a New Media degree at the University of Leeds. My research focuses on individuals’ mediated everyday practices in relation to WeChat. I was the administrator of the Digital Society Network at the University of Sheffield, the project assistant for the project- Public Trust in Data Driven Systems and AI Futures, a co-organiser of the Postgraduate Conference at the University of Sheffield, and I am an associate fellow of the HEA.

Research interests

My research focuses on individuals’ mediated everyday practices in relation to WeChat. My research interests include:
 

  • Sharing and self-representation;
  • Intimacy and privacy;
  • Social media and digital platforms;
  • Mobile culture and material culture.
Research group

Supervisors

Teaching activities
  • SCS 6082 Social Media, Data and Society (MA)
  • SCS 6089 Digital Identities (MA)
  • SCS 6105 Academic Skills and Literacy (MA)
  • SCS 6083 Dissertation in Digital Media and Society (marking)
Professional activities
  • 2020 The Henry Lester Trust Funding 

  • 2019-2020 Administrative assistant of Digital Society Network (DSN)

  • 2019 AoIR Travel Grant (to cover the AoIR 2019 conference fee)

  • 2018 Faculty Research Support Scheme Funding

  • 2017 Faculty Research Support Scheme Funding

  • 2014 Prize for Best Undergraduate Dissertation