ESRC Digital Good Network

Upcoming event

Digital technologies, mental health and wellbeing

ESRC Festival of Social Science: Digital Technologies, Mental Health and Wellbeing 30 October 2023, 6:00PM – 7:30PM
Online and 99 Mary Street, Sheffield

From online wellness communities to mental health apps, digital technologies are increasingly central to wellbeing. While these technologies aim to have positive effects on their users mental health, the fact is that such well-intentioned technologies can end up doing harm. Come to hear from our expert panel working on how digital technologies can promote wellbeing and the challenges of doing so. Hosted by the ESRC Digital Good Network, which asks: what does a good digital society look like, and how do we get there? 

Professor Neil Coulson
Dr Ysabel Gerrard
Dr Jonathan Corpus Ong & Isabelle Higgins 
Professor Helen Kennedy 

This will be a hybrid event.