Start date:October 2016
Research Topic:Police and Social Media in England and Wales
Research Supervisor:Professor Matthew Williams and Professor Pete Burnap
Supervising school:School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University
Primary funding source:ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership
This research explores police communications on social media using a variety of data sources. The primary aim of this study is to understand why police forces in England and Wales are using social media to present themselves and communicate.