I have presented papers at various national and international academic conferences including:
- Upcoming – Data for Policy 2022, Brussels
Paper: Data engagement in Scotland during COVID-19: what lessons for public sector digital transformation in preparation for future crises? (with Prof Simon Joss)
- 2021 – Leeds Digital Festival, Online
Member of a panel organised by the Centre for Data Ethics & Innovation (CDEI) on ‘Securing innovations through better data sharing‘.
- 2021 – European Commission’s Smart Cities Marketplace Forum, Online
Presentation of key findings of our report on Scottish Local Government’s Data Engagement during COVID-19 at the Cluster meeting on Integrated Infrastructures & Processes.
You can find a recording of the session here.
- 2021 – Media Education Summit, University of Leeds
Paper: ‘Everyone knows the technique’: Tactical agency: young people’s (dis) engagement with digital platforms (as part of the panel will be convened by Internet Policy Review, on the theme of digital literacy).
- 2019 – Competences and Skills in the Governance of a Digitally Transformed Society Workshop, EU Joint Research Centre (Ispra, Italy)
Presentation: Data Awareness and Data Literacy: Young people’s tactical engagement with digital platforms
You can find the report of the workshop here and my presentation here.
- 2019 – The British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University
Paper: Prompting or checking? Repurposing Facebook Activity Logs and Search Histories in interview settings
Paper: A Time of One’s Own? Young people’s use of social media platforms in the context of neoliberal governmentality (with Dr Susan Batchelor)
- 2017 – The British Sociological Association Annual Conference, The University of Manchester
Paper: Young People and Social Network Sites: Changing Perceptions of Scrutiny in the Personal and Professional Realms.
- 2016 – Third Forum of the International Sociological Association, The University of Vienna
Paper: Young People’s Understandings of Social Media: Changing Perceptions and Reflective Practices.
- 2016 – The 7th Biennial Surveillance & Society Conference, The University of Barcelona
Paper: Scrutiny and Surveillance on Social Media: Change or Continuity? Young Adults’ Perceptions and Practices.
- 2015 – The 5th Information Communication Technologies & Society Conference, Vienna University of Technology
Paper: Surveillance Enabling Technologies and Peer Scrutiny: Impacts on Young People’s Interpersonal Relationships.
- 2014 – Social Media Analysis: Methods and Ethics, The University of Glasgow
Paper: Enabling Surveillance: Young people’s Uses and Understandings of Mobile Technologies; Ethics and Methodological Issues