How can people contribute to shaping our digital future? As our lives become increasingly digital, what is the road ahead for self-driving vehicles, digital health and how our personal data is used?
Join social researchers, Deborah Lupton, Sarah Pink and Amanda Third, as they reflect on their own research experiences of engaging with diverse perspectives to imagine future technologies.
Deborah Lupton is a SHARP Professor in the Centre for Social Research in Health and the Social Policy Research Centre and Leader of the Vitalities Lab. She has a background in sociology and media and cultural studies, and her research combines qualitative and innovative social research methods with sociocultural theory.
Sarah is Director of the Emerging Technologies Research Lab, which undertakes critical interdisciplinary and international research into the social, cultural and experiential dimensions of the design, use and futures of new and emerging technologies. Her research focuses on emerging intelligent technologies, automation, data, digital futures, safety and design for wellbeing.
Amanda is a key member of the Intergener8 Living Lab where her research focuses on the socio-cultural dimensions of young people's technology use, with particular emphasis on children's rights in the digital age, the intergenerational dynamics shaping technology practice, and vulnerable young people's technological engagements.