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Keeping young people online safe

Illicit drugs on social media

Research suggests that illicit drugs are increasingly advertised and sold on popular social media platforms. This is particularly alarming as exposure to risky online content has been found to correlate with viewers' own risk-taking actions. My PhD research aims to understand and prevent the sale and advertisements of illicit drugs to young people on social media.


I am currently being supervised by Professor Shane Johnson, Dr. Marie Vasek and Dr. Enrico Mariconti.

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Previous theses

Supervisor: Dr. Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou

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