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Selina Ellis Gray

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Selina Ellis Gray


Lancaster University


Lancaster LA1 4WA

United Kingdom


Web: http://www.digitaloss.net

Research overview

Selina Ellis Gray is a Designer and EPSRC funded doctoral candidate based at HighWire, a postdisciplinary doctoral training lab based at Lancaster University. Selina has a background in design for sensitive contexts and is currently inquiring into the emerging area of Technologies for End of Life.

Her PhD investigates the diversity of contemporary mourning practices found online and explores the interaction between the bereaved, post-mortem data legacies and the social presence of the dead.

Ellis-Gray, S. (2012) "The Diversity of Mourning Practices Online", submitted to Digital Futures: The Third Annual Digital Economy All Hands Conference.

Ellis-Gray, S. (2012) The Ethico-political Dimension of Thanatosensitive Design-orientated Research. Workshop: HCI Research in Sensitive Contexts, A workshop held in association with BCS HCI 2012, Birmingham, UK, September 2012

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