The Technology, Internet, and Policy Specialist Group (TIP) is a group of academics, practitioners, campaigners, journalists, and others with an interest in technology and the internet. The group seeks to promote academic engagement in policy debates and discourse which may impact policy, in particular by facilitating the exchange of ideas between academia and practitioners from various fields. You can learn more about our aims and agenda from our introductory launch blog.



How to join TIP

To stay updated with our newsletters, online events, conferences, and more you can follow this link to join the group through the PSA's website. Click here to join the group

You might also want to follow us on Twitter, you can find us @psa_TIP


Call for Papers: Technology, Internet and Politics Panel Streams at the PSA’s 2022 Conference

We've just launched our CFP for members to submit papers or panel proposals for the inaugural Technology, Internet, and Policy panel streams at the PSA Annual International Conference 2022.  We are especially welcoming submissions that reflect the diversity of the profession and those researching the Global South. We also highly encourage submissions from early career researchers and PhD students. Please note this is a hybrid conference. You can see our full call for papers notice here.

Deadline for submissions: Friday 1st October 2021, using this form.


Contact Us

Group Contact Details



Kate Dommett

Role: Convenor
Institution:Sheffield University
Twitter: @

Declan McDowell-Naylor

Role: Co-Convenor
Institution: Cardiff University

Liam McLoughlin

Role: Digital Operations Officer
Institution: Birkbeck, University of London
Twitter: @Leelum

Alexi Drew

Role: Policy Officer
Institution: RAND Europe

Amber McIntyre

Role: Civil Society Officer
Institution: Tactical Tech

Julia Rone

Role: International Research Officer
Institution: CRASSH, University of Cambridge

Twitter: @JuliRone



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