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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Professor Nelya Koteyko, MA, PhD


Room Number: 2.37, Francis Bancroft


Research interests: online health-related communication and interaction, digital identity, illness narratives, media representations of science and medicine

Ongoing and recent projects

2023 – 2029: PI Wellcome Trust Discovery Award “Autism in affinity spaces: Interest-driven social media practices during the transition to adulthood’

2020-2023: Principal Investigator- ESRC standard grant 'Autistic adults online: enabling autistic sociality in digital networked environments'. Co-I Prof J Vines. Website:

We have collaborated with Futurum to produce an outreach publication for this project:

2013 –2018:  Work Package Leader - AHRC funded program ‘Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery: Connecting Communities for Mental Health and Wellbeing’. PI: Prof. P Crawford.

2013-2015: Principal Investigator – ESRC standard grant ‘Chronic illness and online networking: expectations, assumptions, and everyday realities’. Co-I: Prof B Gunter.

2013-2015: Visiting Researcher/collaborator on LINGCLIM Project. ‘Linguistic representations of climate change discourse and their individual and collective interpretations’ funded by SAMKUL-programme, Research Council of Norway. PI: Prof K. Flottum.

2011-14: Co-Investigator on the research project 'From Greenhouse Effect to Climategate: A systematic study of climate change as a complex social issue' funded by the ESRC and NWO ORA fund.

2008-2010: Co-Investigator on the ESRC-funded project "Carbon compounds': Lexical creativity and discourse formations in the context of climate change'. PI: Prof B Nerlich.






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