Dr Flis Henwood, has been appointed Professor of Social Informatics in the school of Computng, Mathematical and Information Sciences . Dr Henwood's appointment will formally commence from 1st August 2006.
Dr Flis Henwood is the head of the School's Social Informatics Research Unit. She works in the emerging field of social informatics, an interdisciplinary field that addresses the social contexts of information technologies – their design, development and use.
In the last five years, she has led the way in developing a social informatics perspective in information technology and healthcare research.