Gizdem Akdur is a research fellow at the Centre for Research in Public Health and Community Care (CRIPACC) of the University of Hertfordshire, UK. She is currently working on the DACHA study (developing research resources and minimum data set for care homes' adoption and use), funded by the National Institute for Health Research, which addresses the need to develop robust systems for the benefit of care home residents. Previously, she worked as a teaching fellow in the Department of Digital Humanities at King's College London, UK. Gizdem completed her PhD at the London School of Economics, under the Information Systems and Innovation Faculty Research Group. Her research interests include health information systems, health services research, ageing studies, policy research, and qualitative methods.