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Research Interests

ICTs in collective action

ICTs for development

Data privacy and surveillance


Evronia has a diversified portfolio of working in private and third sector technological organisations, as well as teaching and research in Higher Education in the UK (UCL, and Royal Holloway University of London).

With a background in software engineering, she is broadly interested in how technology can provide innovative and creative solutions for societies’ problems; ICT4D, particularly in contexts where technology can have a paradoxical oppressive role. She is specifically interested in ICTs in collective action, and data privacy and surveillance.

Evronia is currently part of the Data, Organisations and Society research cluster in the Centre for Business in Society (CBiS). She is also the Deputy Ethics Lead for the Faculty of Business and Law, with responsibility for CBiS.

Education/Academic qualification

Technology and Information Management, Doctorate, Royal Holloway, University of London


Management, Information Systems and Innovation, MSc, London School of Economics and Political Science


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Research Output

  • 1 Conference proceeding
  • 1 Abstract
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Other contribution

Oppression vs. liberation through digitisation

Azer, E., Elswah, M., Hopkins, C. & Masiero, S., 2020.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  • The Digital Transformation of Social Movements: Is It Good to Be “Seen”?

    Azer, E., 14 Feb 2020, Royal Holloway, University of London.

    Research output: Other contribution

  • Revisiting leadership in information and communication technology (ICT)-enabled activism: A study of Egypt’s grassroots human rights groups

    Azer, E., Harindranath, G. & Zheng, Y., 1 May 2019, In : New Media & Society. 21, 5, p. 1141-1169 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Paradoxes of Visibility in Activism

    Azer, E., Zheng, Y. & Harindranath, G., Sep 2018, MCIS 2018 PROCEEDINGS. AIS Electronic Library

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

  • Activities

    • 2 Publication peer-review
    • 1 Participation in conference
    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 1 Invited talk

    Cambridge Data School

    Evronia Azer (Participant)
    3 Jun 20196 Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Democratization (Journal)

    Evronia Azer (Peer Reviewer)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    35th EGOS Colloquium

    Evronia Azer (Speaker)
    4 Jul 20196 Jul 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Sprint: Women’s development programme for undergraduates

    Evronia Azer (Speaker)
    2017 → …

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    The 24th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2016 (Event)

    Evronia Azer (Peer Reviewer)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review


    3-Minute Thesis Competition (Winner)

    Evronia Azer (Recipient), Mar 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Best Poster at the SEDTC 5th Annual Conference

    Evronia Azer (Recipient), 16 Jun 2016

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Civil Society Scholar Award

    Evronia Azer (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Royal Holloway University of London Dean’s Scholarship

    Evronia Azer (Recipient), 2015

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Press / Media

    Media Interview: BBC Digital Planet

    Evronia Azer


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment