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Research interests

I have been involved in several interdisciplinary research projects on the management and governance of climate change. I have also studied the management of the first phases of Covid-19 in Italy and new forms of digital vulnerability in time of pandemic. I have also investigated digital inequalities in the UK, and I am currently investigating environmental awareness and digital experience. I am exploring the Bourdieusian concept of habitus in relation to the combination of technological competencies, environmental awareness and existing socio-economic-cultural backgrounds. This research interest comes from my background in both sociology and media and communication. My first PhD focused on sociology, whilst the second PhD research explores media construction of climate change narratives. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Media Studies, PhD, Moral Panics and newspaper reporting in Britain: between sceptical and realistic discourses of climate change, Northumbria University

31 Oct 201331 Oct 2016

Award Date: 10 Oct 2022

Sociology, PhD, New forms of "intentional neighbourhoods": cohousing communities in Italy and England, University of Sassari

30 Mar 201130 Mar 2013

Award Date: 30 Mar 2013


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