What I do
Lydia Nicholas is a Senior Researcher in Nesta’s Collective Intelligence team, exploring new forms of knowledge production and problem solving that are emerging from the collaboration of networked publics, institutions and organisations.
Lydia’s work looks at how minds, systems and technologies come together to perform better at cognitive challenges with particular focus on health and patient organisations.
She tweets @lydnicholas.
Before joining Nesta Lydia worked as a researcher across technology sectors, with particular focus on medical and biological information.
She has an MSc in Digital Anthropology and wrote her thesis on public understanding of Big Data and data collection practices.