Ferre Baeten

Intern at the research group for Media, Innovation and Communication Technologies, Department of Communication Sciences, Ghent University.

Ferre Baeten


Ferre is a master student New Media and Society at Ghent University. From February 2020 until the beginning of April 2020, he is doing an internship under the supervision of Floor Denecker and Kyle Van Gaeveren. During his internship, he will focus his research on smartphone usage and user profiles in relation to mobileDNA and Digimeter.

For his master’s thesis, Ferre is studying the relationship between smartphone usage during night-time and sleep disturbances in students in Flanders. Alongside his thesis and the internship, Ferre is also involved in a research project that focusses on Artificial Intelligence in healthcare applications.