Junior Research Fellow
School of Humanities
Yan is an interdisciplinary researcher working on the junction of computer science and humanities and implements contemporary digital methods to study online dating platforms and digital culture.
Yan is an interdisciplinarry researcher who has BA degree in Print and Media Production from Technological University of Minsk, MSc in Human-Computer Interaction from Tallinn University. Over the last decade, Yan worked as a researcher at the Institute of Informatics Problems of National Academy of Sciences Of Belarus, designing electronic voting system and as a UX/UI and product designer of social media and banking solutions. Yan’s current research expands his interest in new social media by focusing users' behaviour, communication and self-representation practices online, as well as on the affordances of novel online dating platforms and the way they affect behavior and perception of these platforms and underlying alghoritms.