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Briony Gray

Postgraduate research student

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Briony Gray is a doctoral student based in the department of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. Although a geographer by training, her research now focuses on developments in information systems, technologies and social machines for disaster response and management. She is particularly interested in information dissemination during crises.

Professional

Qualifications

  • BA(Hons) Geography
  • MSc(Hons) Web Science
  • PhD Web Science

Consultancy

  • Current research consultant for the RECCOH project (SMMI Funded Research Project for the Recovery and Management of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season)
  • Feature Article Writer for the ODINE project (The EU funded Open Data Incubator for Europe, a H2020 project)
  • Fetaure Article Writer for the QROWD project (The EU funded Smart Transport and Mobility H2020 project)

Professional activities

  • Lecturing and Demonstrating for the module GEOG2036 
  • Lecturing and Demonstrating for the Module UOSM2008
  • Demonstrating and Marking for COMP2012

Conferences attended

  • International Conference on Open Repositories (Edinburgh, UK, 2012)
  • International Conference on Open Repositories (Edinburgh, UK, 2013)
  • 2nd International Workshop on Social Machines in Disaster Management (Southampton, UK, 2016)
  • 1st International Workshop on Network Research Exchange (Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2016)
  • 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, 2016)
  • 14th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (Albi, France, 2017)
  • 5th International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes (Seville, Spain, 2017)

Publications

Gray, Briony, Weal, Mark and Martin, David (2016) Social media and disasters: a new conceptual framework. At Proceedings of the ISCRAM 2016 Conference Proceedings of the ISCRAM 2016 Conference, Brazil. 22 - 25 May 2016. 6 pp. (In Press)

Gray, Briony, Weal, Mark J. and Martin, David (2016) Social media and disasters: Applying a new conceptual framework to the case of Storm Desmond. International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, 8 (4).

Gray, Briony, Weal, Mark J. and Martin, David (2017) Social media during multi-hazard disasters: Lessons from the Kaikoura Earthquake 2016. At Disaster Management 2017 Disaster Management 2017: 5th International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes, Seville, Spain. 07 - 09 Jun 2017. 11 pp.

Gray, Briony, Jennifer, Weal, Mark and Martin, David (2017) Social Media during a sustained period of crisis: The case of the UK Storms 2015-2016. At 14th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management 14th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Albi, France. 22 - 25 May 2017. 12 pp.

Gray, Briony, Weal, Mark J. and Martin, David (2017) Social media during multi-hazard disasters: Lessons from the Kaikoura Earthquake 2016. International Journal of Safety and Security Engineering, 7 (3), 313-323. (doi:10.2495/SAFE-V7-N3-313-323).

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