Digital health platforms enable members of the public to access health information, monitor their conditions, and even receive online consultations or treatment. They also allow patients and carers to interact, sharing experiences that could otherwise be difficult to discuss. This is particularly important for patients with rare medical conditions, [...]
Dimitra Petrakaki and colleagues on how health reskilling platforms can overcome unintended digital 'epistemic colonialism' to equip medical professionals with relevant, and locally appropriate, skills and knowledge.
Platforms have been studied in terms of their impact on knowledge production and generation of social value. Little however is known about the significance of the knowledge they transfer to the recipient communities—often in faraway countries of the Global South—or its potential perceived colonizing effects. Our study explores the [...]
This related project, funded by the UKRI- Higher Education Innovation Fund, explores whether and how digital platforms can be used as a rapid intervention to re-skill healthcare workers in emergencies.
This related project explores how HR departments and technology companies could improve on the interview experience when using automated job interviews. Funded by the UKRI- Higher Education Innovation Fund.
More and more companies are using automated interviews, particularly for hiring younger workers. But what effect is this technology having on job seekers — and how can HR departments and technology companies improve on the interview experience? This early research points to several flaws in the interview process that leads [...]
Emerging literature has identified a range of strategies that professionals develop in order to manage after-hours connectivity to work, but it has largely treated those strategies as being independent from each other. Existing research has not captured the dynamic nature of connectivity or how this may facilitate the redrawing [...]