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Dr David A. Ellis

Computational Social Science

Lancaster University

Dr David A. Ellis holds a 50th Anniversary Lectureship in Psychology at Lancaster University, UK, and an Honorary Research Fellowship at the University of Lincoln, UK. He previously obtained his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Glasgow, UK, followed by an MSc and PhD.

Much of his work considers how mobile and wearable technology can best serve psychological and biosocial research. He has published on these topics in PLoS MedicineIJNSPLoS ONECyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking and other journals.

In addition to university-led research, David continues to work collaboratively with industry and government partners. This included an ESRC funded placement at the Scottish Government. His website is