Ben Anderson

Director of the Technology and Social Change Research Centre (TaSC)
University of Essex

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Ben Anderson has a BSc in Biology and Computer Science (Southampton University, UK) and a PhD in Computer Studies (Loughborough University, UK) and has used techniques from cognitive psychology, anthropology, sociology and ethnography during his time as an academic and commercial research scientist engaged in user studies, human computer interaction and applied social research. His recent research has focused on e-social science practice, secondary data analysis including the use of time-use diary data to analyze social change and the use of spatial microsimulation to produce small area estimates of ICT usages, household expenditure and income deprivation.