Digital British Islam

Project Summary

This is the web page for the ESRC funded Digital British Islam project (grant number ES/W002175/1).

The three-year project, entitled ‘Digital British Islam: How do Cyber Islamic Environments impact everyday life?’, is an innovative multi-institution project led by Professor Gary R. Bunt (University of Wales Trinity Saint David). 

As the Principal Investigator, Professor Bunt is working in collaboration with Co-Investigator Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor (Coventry University) and Co-Investigator Professor Frédéric Volpi (University of Edinburgh). The team also includes two research fellows, Dr Khadijah Elshayyal and Dr Sadek Hamid, along with two Post-Doctoral Research Assistants (to be appointed). 

The Economic and Social Research Council awarded a grant valued at £804,000 for the three-year project which began in May 2022.  More details can be found in the UWTSD Press Release.

Return to this page for announcements.

Note: this is an introductory page for the project. A full site linking to research findings and outputs will be put online in due course.

Meet the Team

Click on photos for individual profiles. Details on the Research Fellows Dr Elshayyal and Dr Hamid to follow.

  • Professor Gary R. Bunt
    Professor Gary R. Bunt
  • Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor
    Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor
  • Professor Frédéric Volpi
    Professor Frédéric Volpi