[IMPACT] Evidence Accepted by Science and Technology Committee (Commons) #DigitalParenting

A few weeks ago, I submitted evidence to the Science and Technology Committee (Commons) on the topic of the 'Impact of social media and screen-use on young people’s health inquiry', and today was notified that that evidence has been accepted for publication, and can now be found on the publications page of the call: The document starts: Dr Bex Lewis, Author of Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst (Lion Hudson,…

[WEBINAR] 2 on Digital Health with @DigiHealthGen

Again, I kept rough notes from this webinar 'The World of Apps: Digital Transformation In The NHS': Check out https://simplysociology.wordpress.com/ Reminder of the project What are young people using in their everyday lives to learn about being healthy, to participate in online forums, use for tracking, etc. Combined versions to be healthy. 1000 11-18 year olds, surveys, what are the milestones for types of tech being used when/what for/what kind of health messages are they…

[RESEARCH] Simple Survey into Social Media and Spiritual Formation (#Surveillance)

The other day I submitted a paper, resulting from the 'Surveillance and Religion Conference' in Edinburgh earlier this year, on social media and spiritual formation. It's useful to get some insights into what people think, to add a little colour, but also to trigger new avenues of thought that can be connected with pre-existing academic research in new ways, or suggest new avenues for research. Last month, therefore, a simple survey was created, and once…