Maria Ruiu

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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. 

Education/Academic qualification

Media Studies, PhD, Northumbria University

31 Oct 201331 Oct 2016

Award Date: 10 Oct 2022

Sociology, PhD, University of Sassari

30 Mar 201130 Mar 2013

Award Date: 30 Mar 2013

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