Siyi Wang

Department of Sociological Studies

PhD student

Siyi Wang
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Siyi Wang
Department of Sociological Studies
The Wave
2 Whitham Road
S10 2AH

Siyi joined the Department of Sociological Studies in 2021. Her background is in Media and Communication studies. Her current research interest is in sociology of health and illness, specialising in migrant health and health inequality.

  • MA Global Media and Communication (Distinction), University of Leicester;
  • BA Digital Media, Hohai University.
Research interests
  • Health Communication
  • Mental health and well-being
  • Health inequality
  • Migrant health

Thesis title: Inequality of migrant Chinese women’s access to social support through the Internet in the UK.

Research group


  • Cumberland Lodge Fellowship, 2022-2024
  • Phil Strong Prize, British Sociological Association, 2022
Teaching activities

Siyi is the seminar leader on the following undergraduate modules:

  • SCS2024 Digital Media and Social Change
  • SCS1015 Doing Social Research

Marking work on the following master module:

  • SCS6082 Digital Media in a Datafied Society
Professional activities and memberships

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2022-2024