Pilot projects

 

 

Switch-Gig

Exploring digital opportunities to switch the gig-economy to fair and just work Project Team Dr. Ben Kirman Lecturer in Interactive Media, Theatre,…

Co-designing a Sustainable Food Justice System with Blockchain Futures

Prototyping more-than-human values for the food commons with urban agricultural communities Project Team Sara Heitlinger, Lecturer in Computer Science, City, University of London…

Who cares? Platform Work and Low-income home service work in the digital economy

Project Team Dr Wifak Gueddana Teaching Fellow, Digital Economy and Society, King’s College, London Contact: wifak.houij_gueddana@kcl.ac.uk Co-investigators Dr Kendra Briken, Chancellor’s Fellow…

Just Public Algorithms

How can we democratically govern algorithms for more socially-responsible public services? Project Team Helen Pallett Lecturer in Human Geography, School of Environmental…

Creating and Understanding CyberGuardians in Communities

Supporting approachable, available, and knowledgeable peers for better cybersecurity hygiene Project Team Dr. James Nicholson Lecturer, Computer and Information Sciences, Northumbria University…

Smart Small Farms

Co-designing small-scale technologies to address the agricultural digital divide Project Team Leanne Townsend  Senior Social Scientist, Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences, James…

Civic InnovatioN in CommunITY: safety, policing and trust with young people

Safety digitally co-designed by young people to tackle knife crime in London Project team Artemis Skarlatidou Senior Research Associate, Geography University College…

 

Micro projects

 

 

Between Digital Platforms and the Deep Sea

Social Justice implications of digital platforms on marginality in coastal south India Project Team Yingqin Zheng Senior Lecturer, School of Management Royal…

Different Explanations

Determining the requirements for explainability for different stakeholders in Social Policy Project Team Hugh Shanahan Department of Computer Science, Royal Holloway, University…

Opening Doors: Art and Inequality in the Platform Economy

Project Team Harry Weeks Lecturer, Fine Art, Newcastle University Contact: Harry.Weeks@newcastle.ac.uk Co-investigator Lucas Ferguson-Sharp, Northumbria University Supporting Partner(s)  The Newbridge Project; Newcastle University…