School of Health in Social Science

Sabina Savadova

Sabina Savadova is a PhD student at Moray House School of Education, the University of Edinburgh. Her qualitative study explores the role of digital media in young children's everyday practices and its influences on family dynamics in a domestic environment in Azerbaijan, her home country. Sabina's PhD study is funded by the University of Edinburgh, through College Research Student Award Scheme. 

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Sabina's research interest includes young children and digital technologies, the impact of digital technologies on a family environment, play and technology, children's learning with technology, and interpretative phenomenology analysis. 

Sabina holds Master's degree from the University of Ruse in Bulgaria, and the University of Regensburg in Germany with distinction. Her BA in English philology is from the Azerbaijan University of Languages in Azerbaijan with distinction. 

Prior to starting her PhD programme, Sabina has worked as a research assistant and head adviser in the Ministry of Education in Azerbaijan. She was also involved in teaching English to adults in different organizations in Baku, alongside with teaching Azerbaijani to American volunteers in Peace Corps/Azerbaijan for two terms. Currently, she is working as a research assistant at Edinburgh College of Art, and as a master dissertation supervisor at Moray House School of Education and Sport, the University of Edinburgh