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Dr Anya Skatova

Dr Anya Skatova

Dr Anya Skatova
BA(Moscow), MSc(Oxon.), PhD(Nott.)

VC Fellow in Digital Innovation and Well-being

Office 4D27a
The Priory Road Complex,
Priory Road, Clifton BS8 1TU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 6757

Research summary

Vice-Chancellor's Fellowship

In my Vice-Chancellor's Fellowship I focus on using large transactional (e.g., banking and retail) datasets to study subjective wellbeing and various factors that can be associated with wellbeing (e.g., personality). National wellbeing is a key priority for government and policy-makers, with measures of subjective wellbeing adopted in the UK to index prosperity of the society. These complement GDP as indicators of societal progress and act as success measures of policy interventions. Wellbeing is commonly measured with self-report questions, e.g., targeting life satisfaction and happiness.

Whilst high profile policy-makers push measures of subjective wellbeing ...

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I received my first degree in Psychology (2003) from Moscow State University, and completed an MSc at the University of Oxford (2007) and PhD at the University of Nottingham (2011), both in Psychology. I then moved to Horizon Digital Economy Research, based at the Computer Science Department, University of Nottingham for my first research position, followed by the University of Warwick, where I worked at Warwick Business School and Warwick Manufacturing Group as a Research Fellow. In November 2017, I've started at the School of Experimental Psychology at Bristol as a Vice-Chancellor's Fellow in Digital Innovation and Wellbeing ...

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Selected publications

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Recent publications

  • Taylor, P, Allpress, S, Carr, M, Lupu, E, Norton, J, Smith, L, Blackstock, J, Boyes, H, Hudson-Smith, A, Brass, I, Chizari, H, Cooper, R, Coulton, P, Craggs, B, Davies, N, De Roure, D, Elsden, M, Huth, M, Lindley, J, Marple, C, B, M, R, N, J, N, R, P, Radanliev, P, Rashid, A, D, S, Skatova, A, Taddeo, M, Tanczer, L, Vieira-Steiner, R, Watson, J, Wachter, S, Wakenshaw, S, Carvalho, G, Thompson, R & Westbury, P, 2018, ‘Internet of Things: realising the potential of a trusted smart world’. Royal Academy of Engineering

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