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Lecturer in Digital Business, Newcastle University

Wasim is a Lecturer in Digital Business with research interests in Digital Marketing, Digital Society, and Social Media Research.

He completed a PhD analysing social media data related to infectious disease outbreaks at the Information School, University of Sheffield. His research combines theoretical aspects underpinned by industry thinking as he has completed an internship with Manchester United.

Wasim has contributed in advancing the field of social media research tools for marketing, and during his PhD he developed an extraordinary profile for digital marketing via social media.

He has authored peer reviewed outputs which are internationally recognised and has delivered many talks about his research.


  • 2019–present
    Assistant Professor, Newcastle University
  • 2018–present
    Assistant Professor, Northumbria University


  • 2018 
    University of Sheffield, PhD Information Science
  • 2012 
    University of Sheffield, Msc Information Systems