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Charlotte Hargreaves


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Charlotte’s research evaluates technologies at the intersections and contributes towards making security more equitable and inclusive. Her research looks at how spatial characteristics of hidden homelessness interact with digital security and privacy risks and practices. She is passionate about participatory design and hopes to have lived experiences central to the research. This contributes to her PhD in the Centre for Doctoral Training in CyberSecurity at Royal Holloway.

Past research explored digital exclusion, accessibility, and security. Her PhD will focus on spatial factors influencing security needs with the aim of reducing digital inequalities.

Charlotte previously studied at Durham University, where she graduated with a BSc in Psychology, and a MSc in Behavioural Science.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions