ESRC Digital Good Network

Management team

  • Abigail Millings Resilience Challenge Lead Professor of Applied Social Psychology, Centre for Behavioural Science & Applied Psychology (CeBSAP), Sheffield Hallam University Abigail Millings

Abigail Millings is Professor of Applied Social Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University. Her research looks at close relationships, mental health, and technologies for well-being. Abigail is currently leading projects on applying behavioural science to support family hubs service uptake, funded by the Department for Education, and web-delivered therapy to reduce parental conflict, funded by the Youth Endowment Fund. She is co-founder of the UK Attachment Network.

As Resilience Challenge Leader for the Digital Good Network, Abigail helps lead the network and champions the resilience challenge area, ensuring resilience is represented in all network activities.

She is also working with Dr Danielle Paddock, one of our postdoctoral researchers, on how digital technology, specifically mobile phone use, influences people’s relationships with themselves and with intimate romantic partners.