Publication List

Journal Articles 

Ahmed, W., Bath, P.A, Sbaffi, L, Demartini, G. (2019). Novel insights into views towards H1N1 during the 2009 Pandemic: a thematic analysis of Twitter data. Health Information and Libraries Journal (2018 impact factor 1.19/ ABS 2*) 

Zhang, Z., & Ahmed, W (2018). A Comparison of Information Sharing Behaviours across 379 Health Conditions on Twitter. International Journal of Public Health. (2018 impact factor 2.617) 

Ahmed, W., & Lugovic, S. (2018). Social Media Analytics: Analysis and Visualisation of News Diffusion using NodeXL. Online Information Review. (2017 Impact Factor: 1.675). 

Ahmed, W. (2018) Public Health Implications of #ShoutYourAbortion. Public Health Journal.  (2017 Impact Factor 1.44). 

Ahmed, W. (2018) Using Social Media Data for Research: An Overview of Tools. Journal of Communication Technology.

Brooks, D., Hughes,P., Farrington, C., Bath, P.A, McGregor. M, Ahmed,W. & Noble, B. (2018): Implementation of a metastatic malignancy of unknown primary origin service led by a palliative physician, Hospital Practice Journal. (2015 RG Impact Factor 1.22).

Samuel, G., Ahmed, W., Kara, H., Jessop, C., Quinton, S., & Sanger, S. (2018). Is It Time to Re-Evaluate the Ethics Governance of Social Media Research?. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 1556264618793773.

Virginia, H., Ahmed, W., & Bath P.A. (2018) Evaluation of websites that contain information relating to malaria in pregnancy. Public Health Journal.  (2017 Impact Factor 1.44).

Ahmed, W., Fayoyin, O., & Bath P.A (2018). Physical activity and long-term survival in older men and women: a 21 year longitudinal study. Activities, Adaptation & Aging.

Conference and Book Chapter Publications

Fenton, A., Chadwick, S. M., Dron, R. M., & Ahmed, W. (2018). Talking about sports brands-how our social media conversations reveal what we say. Proceedings EASM 2018, The European Sport Management Conference.

Ahmed, W., Bath, P.A., Sbaffi, L., & Demartini. G.  (2018) Moral Panic through the Lens of Twitter: An Analysis of Infectious Disease Outbreaks. ACM Digital Library, Social Media and Society Conference Proceedings. (Acceptance rate 47%).

Ahmed, W., Bath, P.A., Sbaffi, L., & Demartini. G.  (2018) Measuring the Effect of Public Health Campaigns on Twitter: The Case of World Autism Awareness Day. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(Acceptance rate 50%)

Ahmed, W., Bath, P.A., Sbaffi, L., & Demartini. G. (2018). Using Twitter for Insights into the 2009 Swine Flu and 2014 Ebola Outbreaks. IDEALS Proceedings. (Acceptance rate 73.6%).

Ahmed, W., Bath, P.A., & Demartini G (2017) Using Twitter as a data source: An overview of ethical challenges.  Advances in Research Ethics and Integrity (Eds). Emerald Books.

Ahmed, W., Demartini, G., and Bath, PA. (2017) Topics Discussed on Twitter at the Beginning of the 2014 Ebola Epidemic in United States. iConference 2017 IDEALS Proceedings.

Lugovic, S., Ahmed, W., & Jocic, M. (2016)  Twitter and Teaching: to Tweet or not to Tweet?  Contemporary Issues In Economy & Technology (CIET). Split, 16-18th June 2016. 

Lugovic, S., & Ahmed, W. (2015) An analysis of Twitter usage among startups in Europe. INFuture2015: e-Institutions – Openness, Accessibility, and Preservation. Zagreb, 11-13 November 2015.

Ahmed, W., & Bath, PA. (2015) The Ebola epidemic on Twitter: challenges for health informatics. The Seventeenth International Symposium for Health Information Management (pp 289-289). York, 24 June 2015 – 26 June 2015.

Ahmed, W., & Bath, PA. (2015) Comparison of Twitter APIs and tools for analysing Tweets related to the Ebola Virus Disease. iFutures. Sheffield, 07 July 2015.

Other key non-peer reviewed publications

Ahmed, W. (2018) Croatia’s World Cup consolation: Google searches soar as world seeks information on finalists. The Conversation. (Accessed 16/07/18).

Ahmed, W. (2018)  More room for greater depth and detail: implications for academic research on Twitter’s expanded character limit. LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog 9 Feb 2018 (Accessed 17/03/18).

Ahmed, W. (2017). Review of the book The ethics of memory in a digital age: interrogating the right to be forgotten, by Ghezzi, A., Pereira, Â., & Vesnic-Alujevic, L. (Eds.). Information, Communication & Society.

Ahmed, W., & Downing, J. (2017). Campaign leaks and the far-right: Who influenced #Macronleaks on Twitter? Politics and Policy Blog June 12 2017. (Accessed 24/06/17).

Ahmed, W. (2017) Twitter as a data source: An overview of tools for journalists Data Driven Journalism Resource 
 23 May 2017. (Accessed 24/06/17).

Ahmed, W. (2017) Using Twitter as a data source: An overview of current social media research tools (Updated for 2017) LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog 8 May 2017 (Accessed 24/06/2017).

Ahmed, W. (2017) Amplified messages: How hashtag activism and Twitter diplomacy converged at #ThisIsACoup – and won in Politics, Protest, Emotion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. A Book of Blogs (pp.109 – 114). Sheffield, United Kingdom. 

Ahmed, W., Lugovic, S. (2016) Using Twitter as a teaching tool can boost engagement and enrich classroom debate and discourse. LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog June 23 2016 (Accessed 28/09/2016).

Ahmed, W., Thomson, S. (2016) Twitter and crisis communication: an overview of tools for handling social media in real time. LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog June 23 2016 (Accessed 02/07/2016).

Ahmed, W. (2016) Ethical Challenges of Using Twitter as a Data Source. Multimedia Information Technology. 42.1

Ahmed, W. (2016). #ThisIsACoup: A Case Study of Data Journalism using Social Media. Data Driven Journalism Resource. ( (Accessed 04/07/2016).

Ahmed, W. (2016) Amplified messages: How hashtag activism and Twitter diplomacy converged at #ThisIsACoup – and won LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog Janruary 7 2016  Amplified messages: (Accessed 02/07/2016).

Ahmed, W. (2015) Challenges of using Twitter as a data source: An overview of current resources LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog 28 September 2015 (Accessed 10/10/2015).

Ahmed, W. (2015) Using Twitter as a data source: An overview of current social media research tools LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog 10 July 2015 (Accessed 11/07/2015). Ranked #4 most read post of 2015.

Ahmed, W. (2015) Report on Studies in Social Data event at Twitter London. 1st April, 2015. 1st April, 2015 (Accessed 15/01/17).

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