Liz Sillence is an Associate Professor in Psychology at Northumbria University, UK. She has published over 70 articles on ehealth focusing on trust, privacy and decision making. Liz is interested in online health communities, advice exchange and sharing and has recently been examining stigma and the sharing of personal generated data. In the last couple of years Liz has also turned her attention to digital hoarding and the relationship people have with their information. Initially applying a cybersecurity focus to the issue of digital hoarding within the workplace she is currently exploring the issue in relation to specific groups and settings including students and 'home life'.
Trust in online health information. This is a 5 yearly survey in which we assess the factors affecting trust in online health information. In our latest survey we are focusing on health information seeking around Covid and Covid vaccinations. We will be aiming to understand more about how individuals differentiate between digital resources and the impact of these resources on decision making.