Research Assistants

Susanna Trnka

Imogen Spray (she/her)

is a research assistant and PhD student on the project. Her PhD and research work involve interviewing young people across New Zealand about the relationship between mental wellbeing and digital technology.


Susanna Trnka

Sanchita Vyas (she/her)

is a research assistant on the project. Her role involves finding and collecting scholarly sources that relate to young people, digital mental health and health practices more widely. She is also conducting interviews and coding transcripts. As a student, Sanchita is interested in combining her passion for Anthropology and Media Studies by exploring how digital spaces play an important role in mediating our relationships with people. She is also passionate about fashion, film and music.