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Research on Social Media and Disaster Resilience

The message below describes an exciting research opportunity at Sheffield University: please pass on to anybody who may be interested.

“We are seeking applications for an ESRC PhD studentship, entitled ‘Social media and community resilience: a process based study of South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Services’. Funded by a White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership Collaborative award, the successful applicant will work with SYFR to evaluate how sites such as Facebook and Twitter can be used to promote community disaster resilience and encourage citizens to fully participate in disaster risk management and reduction initiatives. SYFR are also providing the successful candidate an internship with the organisation as part of the studentship.

“Further details on the studentship can be found here and the closing date for applications is 8 May 2017.”